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Bartow, Florida 33830
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County To Consider .Peace River

Estates Purchase For $2 Million


After begging county commissioners to. buy their
flooded homes in 2004, residents of Peace River
Estates may find themselves in a position to sell.
On Wednesday morning Polk commissioners will
consider a buy-out of 21 of the homes and lots for
S about $2 million.
S Most of this money will come from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency's Hazard
: Mitigation Grant. Program, leaving the county to
pick up 25 percent of the cost, or $495.369.
The cost includes demolishing the water-soaked
homes.

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After El Niflo flooding, the county was successful
in buying out some residents with Federal
Emergency Management Agency funds, notably in
the Lake Lowry area, and commissioners agreed tin
September of 2004) to try to accomplish the same
relief for the Peace Creek Estates residents.
A group from the development first appeared
before the commission in the fall of 2004 after being
told floodgates were opened, causing the Peace
River. Creek drainage canal to overflow its southern
berm and flood the homes in record time, as little as
a hour for some residents.


POLK COMMISSIONERS will consider a buy- mated $2 million, a quarter of which will come fror
out of the waterlogged homes at Peace River the county. Staff file photo
Estates on Wednesday. The buyout will cost an esti-



Wound Care Center At BRMC


Winter and Spring WEATHER
High Low Rain
In One Weekend Jan 77 53 .oo
Jan. 2 81 65 .00
\WEATHER OUTSIDE was frightful so cats, dogs and people Jan. 3 80 68 .05
hdi.lrli ,nd r,-,a ,-. Fr ,. -d ~S .t nd n. t .. i, ht, li ht;n, ', r ran Jan. 4 76 54 .00


n ue, u I InI oort L I I U v a a1n af uIL a g lll L ip I nu
drinking hot chocolate. 'Temperatures in the area dipped into the
low\ 3'0s, but h% Sunday afternoon, the weather waz sunny and
clear, and just right for fishing in Marn Holland Park Ibelov i or
taking a stroll iStaff photo< by Pegg Kehoel


To Open Hyperbaric Chambers


By DAWN WADE
Staff Writer
The world of wound care in
Bartow is getting a boost, as
Bartow Regional Medical Center
is about to open two hyperbaric
chambers;
The chamber allows patients


Dr. Juan Bravo


to breath super-oxygenated air.
Recently, hyperbarics have
been used in the treatment of
diabetics, as circulatory problems
due to blocked blood vessels may
result in festering wounds. The
oxygen-enriched blood has been
shown to actually speed healing,
and in some cases has prevented
amputation..
The, therapy also is used to
treat chronic bone infections, car-
.bon monoxide poisoning and
wound healin~g.
Now that technology is coming
to the hospital in the form of two.
one-person chambers.
A third is expected in the
future.
"We expect to have the cham-
bers in April," Dr. Juan Bravo,
who runs the wound care center
for the hospital, said.
Dr. Bravo, who moved to
Lakeland to' become a family
practitioner for Watson Clinic.
became interested in wound care
and worked at the center at St.
Joseph's Hospital before return-
ing to Polk County to work with
wounds.at BRMC. While he said


he enjoyed his work in Tampa,
and prior to' that in St.
Petersburg at Bay Pines VA.
Hospital, Dr. Bravo loved the
small town feel of Polk ,County,
even refusing to move after
receiving jobs further away.
So not only was the wound
care center in Bartow an exciting
challenge, but a return to-work-
ing a lot closer to home for the
doctor.
While working with wounds in
Tampa, Dr. Bravo said saw such,
diverse cases as diabetic ulcer,.
and flesh-eating bacteria. And. cof
course, the chamber has been
used to treat scuba divers suffeir-
ing from increased levels of nitr.-
gen, called the bends.
"We concentrate on using tle
chamber for the 11 approved
Medicare treatments," he said.
"We want to offer the mist
advanced wound care available
to Bartow."
The center is currently ofltr-
ing appointments, some as suon
as'the next day.
For more information, cIll
534-8346.


Bartowan's Studies

Take Him to Uganda


Jacob Math re of Bartow a~ oke
in slightly different surroundings
last week after making a trip to
Africa.
Mathre, 22, a senior at Warner
Southern College majoring in his-
tory and social work, left Bartow
on Wednesday to spend ai full
semester in Uganida, an English-
speaking country in east-cehitral
Africa.
"One of my goals has bepn to
study abroad, and this kihid of
jumped out at me, because I've
always been interested in t :avel-
ing to ,developing coun ries,"
Mathre said.
Mathre said he hopes hi: stud-


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JACOB MATHRE of Bartow traveled to Africa last week to spend
a full semester in Uganda, as part df his.studies at Warner Southern
College. Mathre is majoring in history and social work, and plans to
pursue a career in international community development after he
graduates in May. (Staff photo by Jennifer Starling)


ies will. lead to a career in inter-
national community develop-
ment, something he discovered in
college.
He will be staying mostly in:
campus dorms, he said, but he
plans to also stay in Uganda's
capital city, Kampala, and spend
one week with a rural family.
During the semester, he will
attend classes, travel throughout
Uganda and Rwanda, and will
work on various service projects.
Mathre is the son of Dan and
Karen Mathre.
He is a member of First
Presbyterian Church of Bartow.


Main Str'eet Bartow


Antique Fair Saturday


It's time to shop.
Main Street Bartow, linc., will
hold its monthly Antique; Fair on
Saturday, Jan. 14, from '9 a.m. to
3 p.m.
The fair will be held in the
parking lot at East M.ain Stret


and South Wilson Avenue.
Booth spaces may be reserved
by contacting Miksy at Mr. and
Mrs. Mac's Farm Antiques, 534-
8282 or Main Street Bartow at
534-4030.
No pre-registration is required


In observance of Martin
Luther King, Jr., Day on Monday,
Jan. 16, garbage collection in
Bartow will be on Tuesday.
Tuesday's collection will be on
Wednesday, while Thursday and
Friday collection will remain the
same.
No yard waste will be collected
the week of Jan. 16, but .will
resume on Jan. 23.
To schedule a special' collec-
tion, subject to. a charge, call the


solid waste department at 534-
0181.
Polk .County's solid waste' divi -
sion has annournied ,the Martifi
Luther King, Jr holiday garbage
schedule t'-r uni ni.orporated
areas of P['-k C.ll ('. t.v
On Mndal, Ja:n 16, there will
be regular -cedulle garbage col-
lection. The lardt'illk will be
cl:oed." '


Cody Wheeler Recovering From
Infection After Surgery Friday
Cody Wheeler, the eighth grad- with the antibiotics at home for.
er injured in a lawn mowing acci- six weeks through the IV pik,
dent last year, came through line.": i
Friday's operation well, his moth- Cody v. ill he released from the
er, Karen, said. hospital on Tui',_;]i and will be1
"They removed the hardware home bound Iir ti l next fi-\e
that remained and cleaned his weeks.
foot and treated him for the bone Friends and family are we'l-
infection," she said. "He had come to come by and i-it hni at
developed a staph infection and 940 South Orange Avenue, Mrs.
the Infectious Disease doctors are Wheeler said.
treating him with anitbiotics. He No date has been set for a see-
had to have a pik line put in on ond operation due to the -I:|,pi
Sunday so that he can be treated infection.


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January 9, 2006


35th Annual Alafia River Rendezvous


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Rebekah Michelle Jones and Joseph Nolan McLeod

Rebekah Michelle Jones to

Wed Joseph Nolan McLeod


Rebekah Michelle Jones of
Plant City and Joseph Nolan
McLeod of Winter Springs have
announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of David and Genevieve
Jones of Plant City. She grew up
in Jacksonville, and is a 1997
graduate of Edward H. White.
High School, arid earned a
B.F.A. ii dance from Jackson-
ville University in 2001.
She is a dancer/performer at
Busch Gardens in Tampa, and
was previously employed by Dis-
ney Cruise Lines and Celebrity
Cruise Lines.


The prospective bridegroom is
the son of Nolan and Nancy
McLeod of Live Oak. He grew up
in Bartow, and is a 1997 gradu-
ate of George Jenkins High
School. He earned a B.A. at
Palm Beach Atlantic University
in 2001, and is working on his
M.A. at the.University of Central
Florida. :
SHe works. in public relations
for the Florida Sheriffs Youth
Ranches, and is in the U.S.
Army Reserves.
The wedding is set for April 1,
2006, at 2 p.m., at Turkey Creek
First Baptist Church.


New Experience Victory and
Praise Tabernacle in Bartow will
be in revival this Wednesday
through Friday, Jan. 11-13, at
7:30 nightly.
Guest evangelist is Gregory
Ford of Fort Myers, a man who
survived being hit by a train, a
church spokesman said,:
The church is located at 870
Main Street.
Elder Rod Bostic is pastor; as-
sistant pastor is J. Warner.

Friendship

Baptist Sets

MLK Day

Celebration
Friendship Baptist Church,
located at 123 West Broadway,
Fort Meade, has planned a cele-
bration of honor of Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr.'s, birthday on
Sunday, Jan. 15.
The festivities will include a
candlelight ceremony in front of
City Hall at 10:45 a.m., then a
candlelight processional from
City Hall to the church. .
During the morning worship
services the JAM (Jesus and Me)
Youth Ministry will present a
brief timeline of the life this
great, fallen, civil rights leader;
followed by songs of praise and
message, by Pastor Alvin J,
Mitchell.
The community is invited to
attend both the candlelight cere-
mony, processional and morning
worship.


Forty-one members and
guests attended the Fort Meade
Garden Club's annual Christmas
Luncheon on Dec. 21 at the
Peace River Country Club.
President Bettye Barnett
hosted the event.
Attending were Allene Mayo
and guest, Mary Ann DeLoach;
Leta Wright and guest, Inez
Varn; Lorraine Young and guest,
Kathy Young; Ruby Moody and
guest, Faye Prothroe; Ruby Ben-
ton and guest, Jeanette Benton;
Lenora Culpepper and guest,
Joyce Tabb; Mickey Carlton and
guest, Edith Jordan; Betty Wal-
ler and guests, Jeannie Belcher
and Jan Wilson;
Norma Vaughn and guests,
Karolyn Nunnallee and Jean
Rauch; Joyce Cain and guest,
Lorraine Burgess; Martha Han-
cock and guest, Sherry Wyser;
Bettye Barnett and guests, Faye
Hasty, Betty Ann Sykes, and
Margaret Thompson; Eunice
Manley and guest, Verna Atwell;
Caroline Loadholtes and guest,
Mary Nell Grissett; and Marian
Clyatt and guest, Gay Weisen-
thal.
Other members attending
were Elaine McDonald, Nancy
Kitchings, June Shirley, Marilyn
Gunter, Janet Rogers, Marian

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-Martin, and Janet Davis.
The porch was decorated with
roses and orchids grown by
member Alice Spieth and ar-
ranged by Bettye Barnett.
Lenora Culpepper.opened the
festivities with prayer. A meal
was served by Logan Hall and
Tony Price, both young men
from Fort Meade.
Lucky winners received door
prizes donated by McDonald's,
Citrus and Chemical Bank,
Strawberry Patch; Greenwood
Chevrolet, SunTrust Bank, First
Community Bank, Bartow Chris-
tian Gifts, and Badcock Home
Furniture & More.
The next meeting of the Fort
Meade Garden Club with be held
at the Brown House on Wednes-
day, Jan. 25, at 9:30 a.m., with
guest speaker Rita Hilton, Dis-
trict IX director of Florida Fed-
eration of Garden Clubs, Inc.


Would you like to get a
glimpse of what this country
looked like more than 160 years
ago?
Would you like to learn about
early American cultures al-
most as varied as they are to-
day?
Experience it all at the 35th
annual Alafia River Rendezvous
near Homeland Heritage Park,
four miles south of Bartow.
During the early part of
American history, a rendezvous
was a pre-determined place and
time set for fur trappers to meet
up with fur traders.
This kept the fur trapper from
having to go all the way back to
civilization to cash in their skins
and furs they had collected.
To the fur trapper, rendez-
vous was like our present day
state fairs. It was a great time to
socialize with other trappers and
to find out what is going on back
home.
It also was pay day. They
would bring their furs and trade
them for necessities they would
need for the upcoming year.
When the trading was over, it
was time for fun, such as sing-
ing, dancing, horse races, foot
races, target shooting, knife
throwing, and 'yarn telling."
You can get a feel for early
America at the Alafia River Ren-
dezvous, the Southeast's largest
pre-1840 living history encamp-
ment, where participants/reenac-
tors set up and live in camps
portraying and demonstrating
life skills of various early Ameri-
can cultures British, Irish,
Scottish, Spanish, and Native
American.
At last year's gathering, more
than 1,000 lodges were set up
housing some 1,600 people.
Traders Row was host to more
than 100 traders selling every-
thing from kettle corn to tents to_
firearms and knives, to beads
and sarsaparilla, to skins and
period clothing of all sorts.
The Rendezvous runs from
Saturday, Jan. 14, through Sun-
day, Jan. 22, and is open to the
general public for two days, Fri-
day, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 21,
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.




Advertising 533-4183
Works
Call Us 285-8625


Cost for adults is $6; children
'3 through 12 are $3;'children un-
der 3 are admitted free.
To reach the campgrounds,
near Homeland Heritage Park
turn west onto 640 from High-
way 17 at Homeland, located be-
tween Bartow and Fort Meade,
and turn south at Mimosa. The


campgrounds are on the left.
F'or more information about
the Alafia River Rendezvous or
for a detailed map and direc-
tions, visit their website at
www.floridafrontiersmen.org.
More information also can be
found by calling Randy or Teena
Thomas at 863-709-8926.


A mountain man and a fur trapper pose for the 21st Century
camera during last year's Alafia River Rendezvous. The event is
open to the general public on Jan. 20 and 21. Photo provided)









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February 25 March 12,2006
Fun & Friendly Competition for Men & Women Ages 50 & Over
Badminton Basketball Shooting and 3 on 3 Billiards Bocce Bowling Bridge Checkers
Cribbage Ballroom, Social and Square Dancing Darts Euchre Field Events
fishing, Quantity & Weight Golf 18 Hole and Putt & Chip Horseshoes Kayak Lawn Bowling
Pepper Punt, Pass & Kick Racquetball Road Race 5K Scrabble Senior Smarts
Skeet & Trap Shooting Shuffleboard Softball Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Track Walking
Caill 863-533-0055 for an entry book or visit www.polkseniorgames.org
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January 9, 2006 The Polk County Democrat


From The Fort Meade

Historical Museum


s" bG DWAYINE L~Wil, nas come nome for a two-week vacation
from deployment in Mosul, Iraq with the 172nd Stryker Brigade. He
is welcomed by his parents, Mike, Ricky, Daniel, Noah, his friends,
his family and his church. (Photo provided)

MLK Day Concert Set At

Historic Bok Sanctuary


S: Historic Bok Sanctuary will
S,'honor humanitarian and civil
' rights activist Dr. Martin Luther
; :King, Jr., with special carillon
concerts on Monday, Jan. 16, at
1 and 3 p.m.
Lee Cobb, the Sanctuary's as-
sistant carillonneur, will feature
music of hope, inspiration and
peace in tribute to Dr. King.
Cobb will perform carillon se-
lections such as the moving
"Deep River" and "Swing Low,
Sweet Chariot" along with other
favorites such as "Lift Every
Voice and Sing." arid each per-
formance will end with "My
Country 'Tis ofThee.'


Visitors can vie% the live per-
formance on the video monitor
located behind the Japanese lan-
tern near the base of the tower:
After each concert, ;Cobb will
meet and talk with guests b\ the
information booth.
.Carillon concerts are included
with general Sanctuary admis-
sion' and for members.
General admission to Historic
Bok Sanctuary is $8 for adults
and $3 for children ages 5-12.
Members and children under age
5 are admitted free. For more in-
formation call 676-1408 or visit
www.boksanctuary.org.


iAsk the Learning Advisor

: From The Parent Institure


Stow Readers


Q: My son struggles with
reading. He reads to the bottom
of a page and doesn't have a clue
about what he has just read. I
can see that he tries to concen-
trate, but he reads so slowly that
he has lost the meaning by the
-.time he.finishes. How can I help
my child read faster?
'" A It's probably not that your
-oii didn't understand the words.
He simply didn't absorb them.
People who are able to read
quickly also understand more of
what they read.
You canhelp your child read
faster for better understanding.
Try these tips for helping your
child read faster:
Practice. Spend 15 minutes
a day working on silent reading
speed. Choose something easy
and interesting for.him to read.
Ask him to read a little faster
than he usually would. Keep
track of how many words he can
read in that time. Try to build
speed each day.
Challenge him to see how
many words he can read in one
minute. Pick a page in a book he
can-read easily. Give him one
minute to read it. Then count
the number of words heread.
Preview. Before he reads
anything, have. him take a few
minutes to think about what he's
going to read. Have him look at
the title, any subheadings, and
any words in bold type. Have
him skim the first and last para-
graphs. Then have him tell you
what he'll be reading about.
Don't let his eyes wander.
Help your son train his-eyes to


move more quickly. Try having
him move a 3" x 5" index card
below the lines of text to guide
his eyes down the page.
Suggest he hold his finger-
tips gently to his mouth as he
reads silently. Does he feel any
lip' movements? o Students who
read slowly often move their lips.
while they read. The lip move-
ment or mouthing words one
at a time slows them down.
Have him practice keeping his
lips still while he reads.
Have his eyes checked. Of-
ten, very slow'reading is the re-
sult of eye problems that have
never been corrected.
We all want children to love
reading. Studies show that hav-
ing lots of reading materials
around books, magazines,
newspapers, letters, flyers, cata-
logs helps them in more ways
than we may ever know.
Being surrounded by words
will help make your son comfdrt-
able with language. And he will
find it easier to do well in all
subjects.
From history to science to ge-
ography to math word problems,
reading is an important part of
learning in every school subject.

For more information about
helping children learn or to sub-
mit your own question to The
Learning Advisor, go to http:/ /
advisor.parent-institute.com. All
questions will receive a prompt'
answer by e-mail. Copyright
2005, The Parent Institute.


Gardening and Landscape

Workshop Set in Bartow


Friends of the Parks Founda-
tion will sponsor a gardening
and landscape workshop from 9
a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday;
Jan. 28, at the Stuart Center in
Bartow.
Foundation President Marian
Ryan said the workshop is aimed
at people who are interested in
adopting a public park for main-
tenance or growing plants for
parks, or environmental lands
habitat-enhancement projects.
Topics to be covered include
site and soil analysis, landscape
designs, picking the right plants,
and propagation techniques.
Exhibits or information will
be available from the Bartow


Garden Club, Florida Native
Plant Society, Friends of the
Parks Foundation, Greater
Lakeland Area Gardening Club,
Polk County Florida Yards and
Neighborhoods, and Polk County
Master Gardeners.
Cost of the workshop is $10,
and it is limited to the first 60
people who register by the Fri-
day, Jan: 20, deadline.
The Stuart Center is located
at 1710 U.S. Highway 17 South
in Bartow.
For more information or to ob-
tain a registration form, go to
www.friends-of-the-park.com, or
call 534-4340.


FITZHUGH AND LAURETTA Sthreshey torical, Society President Leta Wright (center).
opened their home to honor past Fort. Meade His- Photo provided i


By LETA WRIGHT


One of the prettiest parties I
ever attended was last Friday,
Dec. 30, at the home if Fitzhugh
and Lauretta Sthreshley.
:This party was given by the
host couple and the volunteers of
the Fort Meade Historical Soci-
ety in my honor, as I served for
six years as the society's presi-.
dent.
I resigned in October and per-
formed my last official meeting
in December.
The home- was just beautiful
with all the decorations of
Christmas and three rooms with
the most sumptuous party deli-
cacies on the most lavishly ap-
pointed tables. ',
I was completely howled' ver
at all the guests who attended to
congratulate me.
During the evening, Lauretta
Sthreshley, the newly-elected
president for 2006. presented me
with the largest, most beautiful
plaque I have ever seen. I tres-
uraeit t the highest and will c]r-
taiinly find a strategic pladement


Sfor it in my home.
It has been a good six years
with cooperation from every di-
rection, and I have enjoyed the
works of the Fort Meade Histori-
cal Museum.
I, in turn, presented small
memo plaques to the officers who
.served with me during the six
years. I gave plaques to Peggy
Langston and Mr. Sthreshley for
serving as vice president and.
treasure for all six years. Ray
Speer and Olma Hendrick
served as second vice president
for three years each.'Betty Speer
and Lauretta Sthreshley both
served as secretary for three
years. They all were great offi-
cers.
We've accomplished many
things over the six years, and I
give all the volunteers credit for
the many activities and artifacts
that are so represented in the
museum. We completed the sec-
ond floor, moved in a train given/.
by the phosphate companies, a
dragline" bucket,'a beautiful
bandstand, and 'a number of


Nobel Prize Winner To

Speak At Florida Southern


Florida Southern College wel- chemistry more effectively.
comes. scientist Sir Harold W. Registration is at 9. a.m.
Kroto as keynote speaker for the. Teachers can. make reservations
high school teacher symposium online at. http://membership.
"Great .Ideas in Chemistry: A acs.org/F/Florida.
Day of'Sharing" Saturday, Jan. For more information e-mail
14, at p.m.:. in toom 152 of the cgauthier@flsouthern.edu.
SPo k County Science Building on.
campus..
Kr-:,to's lecture, "The Internet:
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tiobi," and the reception to follow..
in the Eleanor Searle Drawing.. with lots
are free and open to the public.
The .symposium, from 9a.m.. :* On Saturday, J
to 4 p.m in the Polk County Sci-
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Kroto receivedd the Nobel m The event N
Prize for: Chemjisry for the co- p . The event
discovery of C60' Buckminster: '
fullerene (bucyb.alls). These. to the tournament
clusters of 60 carbon atoms have,
the spheroid structure of a Euro- player
Dean football and are nf reat pe aye .


theoretical and practical signifi.
chance to chemists.
Kroto named. the' molecule af-.
ter the late architect/inventor R.?
Buckminster'Fuller as its con-
figuration reminded him of
Fuller's geodesic dome.
A Frances Eppes Professor in
the chemistry and biochemistry
department at Florida State
University, Kroto taught at the
University of Sussex, for 37
years.
He has received several other
scientific awards; fellowships
and honorary': degrees, was
knighted for his contributions to
chemistry in 1996 and won the
Royal Society's prestigious 2001
Michael Faraday Award for fur-
thering public communication of
science in the United Kingdom.
An ardent advocate for sci-
ence education, Kroto gives a
popular series of public lectures,
visits area schools and founded
the Vega Science Trust, which
broadcasts science programs
over the internet.
The symposium, hosted by
FSC chemistry professor Car-
men.Gauthier, George Sellers of
the Vanguard School and Cheryl
Pierce of Lakeland High School
in association with the Florida
Local Section of the Am~rican
Chemical Society (ACS). is de-
signed to provide high school
teachers with tools to teach


farm tools for viewing at the tool
shed.
The city has given us coopera-
tion in every endeavor we've
started.
The hurricanes of 2004 put us
out of business for one and a half
years, but we hope to get back'in
full swing soon, maybe as soon
as February.
Igive thanks for the honor of
your presence at the party. the.
beautiful plaque, and the deli-
cious hospitality of Mr. and Mrs.
Sthireshle3 in their home, and all
the delicious refreshments by
the volunteers.
I am deeply touched at all the
kind and gracious remarks
you've made, and I must add
that I couldn't have done any-
thing without you.


KPCB Sets

Cleanup
Participants can sign up now
S for Keep Polk County Beautiful's
Great American Cleanup event
scheduled for March 11.
Volunteers may conduct beau-
tification projects and/or pick up
litter along roadways, in neigh-
Sborhoods, on school campuses or
.in public parks. Safety vests,
gloves and garbage bags are pro-
vided.
Free T-shirts, complimentary
passes to Historic Bok Sanctuary
and other gifts are provided
while supplies last, to volunteers
who pre-register by Feb. 18 .
Call Keep Polk County Beau-
tiful,,533-8423, to sign up.


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country Club starts off the New Year

Sof exciting activities planned

an. 14, the club will hold a Texas Hold

tournament for members and guests at 6

will feature appetizers and dinner prior

it, set to begin at'7 p.m. The cost is $50


* On Sunday, Feb. 5, the club will hold a Super Bowl

party at 5 p.m. The event will feature a buffet dinner and

draft beer for $25 per person.

* On Valentine's Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14, a special surf

and turf dinner will be offered for $59.95 per couple.

The dinner also includes a bottle of wine.

* The club's monthly shrimp boil, including all you can

eat shrimp and draft beer, will be held on Saturday, Feb.

18, at 6 p.m. The cost for this event, which is open to the

public, is $19.95.

* Plans are under way for a 50's 60's theme dance in

March. Every Friday night, at 7:30 p.m., the club offers

bingo games.

Additionally, beginning on Jan. 10, the porch restaurant

at the club will be open Tuesday through Saturday, from

5 to 9 p.m., with an all new menu.

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Amendment Petitions:


Approach with Caution


You will find no stronger advocate for
participatory government than this news-
paper.
The same first amendment that protects
freedom of speech and of the press also
guarantees "the right of the people peace-
ably to assemble, and to petition the
Government for a redress of grievances."
The concept of periodic meetings at
which everyone has an equal voice and
vote in decisions of governance isn't very
workable for any organization larger than
a large family.
Thus it is that we live in a democratic
republic: a nation in which every voter has
an equal voice in choosing elected repre-
sentatives at the city, county, state and
national level. The authority is vested in
them to make decisions for the public
good.
One of the checks in that system lies is
the right "to petition the Government for a
redress of grievances."
Such petitions typically are circulated
among neighborhoods, but on a larger
scale, the process of petition can be used to
bring about a change in the fabric of gov-
ernment: the state constitution or a city or
county charter. It is a valuable right.
But it is not infallible, and Florida's
Constitution is cluttered with amendments
that have no place in the fabric of govern-
ment, few sillier than a rule on the size of
pens in which pregnant pigs can be kept.
Others, such as High Speed Rail and the
Class Size Amendment, have a price tag of
billions of dollars, something not dealt
with either in the text of the amendment or
by those who initiated the petition drives.
The League of Women Voters of Florida
is circulating some advice on petitions,
adapted from a similar project of the
League of Women Voters of Oregon. It
suggests excellent questions that voters
should consider before signing a petition:

Is it complex? Some issues can be
decided by a simple yes or no vote.
Complex issues may need to be more thor-
oughly examined.


Is it confusing? Some initiatives are
not written well or contain subject matter
that may require court resolution or ur-
ther interpretation: .
Does it belong in the Constitution? If.
citizen approval of the initiative amends
the Constitution, consider whether it really
belongs there. :'
How will it be funded? Consider
whether there is a significant effect on the
state budget. If so, the initiative ma' create
its own revenue source or earmark, restrict
or obligate a specific amount out of the
Florida budget.
Who is behind it? You can find out
who are the real sponsors of a petition and
see contribution and expenditure reports
by researching the Florida Division of
Elections website..

Each recommendation is sound.
Exercise of' the petition process is an
excellent check on government, a way that
the. people have of keeping their
Legislature responsive, and of bypassing
lobbyists and other governmental king-
makers.
Unfortunately, it also is a way that spe-
cial interests can place noble-sounding but
ill-conceived provisions in the
Constitution, or saddle the people with
new expenses.
As with all rights, the right to bring an
amendment to the Constitution by petition
should be exercised carefully.


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

41 Years Equals a Lot of Stuff


Six years ago, it was a simple
enough concept.
Our younger daughter,
Carolyn, and our son-in-law, Jim,
were going to move to Polk
County, and Mary and I wanted
to give a party to introduce Jim to
eight or 10 of our closest friends.
You should know that Mary
and I have a way of postponing
things.
Three months shy of six years
ago, they found a home ,in
Christina. Three years and three
months ago, their first child,
Liam, was born.
By now, Jim knows as many
people in Baitow as I do, at least
in the intellectual and historical
circles in which he travels.
This he accomplished without
; the Welcome To Polk County
party.
n Sunday, I will reach a sig-
nificant chronological milestone.
Let's put it this way: the latest
card in my.wallet is a Medicare
card.
Approaching b5 years of age. I
am not easy to shop for. For a
number of \ears, I have observed
that my friend Mary and I have
acquired everything'we need and
most of what we want.
A ,couple of weeks ago, I
turned to Mary and said:
"I've decided what I want for
my birthday. A party. That party
we've been planning for six
years."
Our guest list grew by a few.
They represent some of the
superlatives in my life, including


our best pre-teen yardman.
One of the guiding precepts of
my life is that nothing is as: sim-
ple as it seems.
The living room carpet, that
was in pretty good condition six
years ago, is past its prime. Mary
has been talking about replacing
it for a year or two. '
The birthday party seemed
like a good time to replace it. The
party budget went 'up a- few:
bucks, but that's okay.
L sent an E-mail to our kids.
announcing that after our tradi-
tional Sunday dinner together,
there would be a furniture-mov-
ing party.
We didn't get any cancella-
tions for dinner.
One of the first rules of m6v-
ing furniture is that you have to
have a place to move it to.,
Granted, there are only two peo-
ple living in our house now; but
three of the four bedrooms have
become storage areas and/orf
computer rooms. The shop iwe.
added a number of years ago was
a little bit cluttered, too. Okay,
"more tian a little bit.
Foirt-one-plus years in the
same home equates to a lot of
stuff. Most of that stuff came in
boxes,'and I w-ill admit, openly"
and without shame, that I ai an,
advocate of keeping boxes.
M\ainlY, it's those warranty;
instructions that say:if your new
toy doesn't work, it must be
returned in the original packag-
ing. The more expensive the toy,
and the moikAely* it i t Wl -


INSIDE OUT / By CHIP BALLARD

My Walk on the Wild Side


My walk on the wild side
occurred when I was a sophomore in
high school.
The fad that year was for boys to
bleach white a thin strip of hair an
inch or two long through their hair-
line above their forehead. Back then
my hair was very thick and so dark
it was almost black.
I tried to wear it like Elvis but:
mine never looked quite like his-in
spite of the large amounts of time I
spent primping in front of a mirror
with two-dollar bottles of Wildroot
Cream Oil hair tonic, fifty-cent cans
of Royal Crown axle grease, and a
ten-cent comb.
On this particular balmy autumn
afternoon I stopped at Ballard's
Grocery on my way home from
school and bought a bottle of perox-
ide and a toothbrush. At the house, I
showered and lathered my hair sev-
eral times to get out all the grease
and hair oil. I poured the peroxide
into a coffee mug, stuck the tooth-
brush into my pocket, went out the
back door into the back yard, and
walked over to a chair under an oak
tree.
I dragged a chair out into the
warm October sunshine and looked
at my hair in a hand mirror I'd bor-
rowed from my mother's dresser. I
combed my hair straight back, then
forward down over my forehead,
then to one side, then the other. I
kept repeating this process until my
hair was dry, the wavy Elvis-like
pompadour standing three inches
high.
Ignoring a slight foreboding that I
was making a mistake, I dipped the
toothbrush into the peroxide and.
carefully applied a thin strip
'through my hairline above my left
eyebrow. Then I leaned back in my
chair and watched deer feeding in


our neighbor's pasture fear he edge
of the Peace River Swamp.
Thad no idea ow long it took the
peroxide to work, but after about 10
Minutes I began'.to get impatient. I
had a date to meet a girl at the skat-
ing rink at 7'and I wanted to impress
her with my cool new, look..
So I applied more peroxide, a lit-
tle thicker this time. Waited 10 more
minutes. Still nIthing. I. applied
more, thicker still. Ten more min-
utes. Nothing.
I decided I miust'have gotten a
bad bottle, and poured the remain-
der of the mug over my pompadour,
soaking it thoroughly. At 6:30 there
still was no sign', that the peroxide
was going to work. I thought, "The
heck with it! I'll by another bottle
tomorrow." "
I borrowed, Daddy's car and lit
out for the skating rink.
In the morning it was with abject
horror that my saucer-sized eyes'
stared into the mirror at my beloved
pompadour, now an intense orange
color so bright it seemed to glow.
Near panic, I wet my hair, lathered
up and scrubbed until my scalp was
sore. But the orange glow would not
go away. It was there to stay.
When I went out to breakfast
Daddy saw me. and burst into
spasms: of raucous laughter that'
shook the table and brought to my
eyes tears of shame.' Withou, touch-
ing his food, he struggled up from
the table and staggered out the front
door, howling all the' way.
I pleaded'with: my, mother to let
me stay home fronm.sctibl.1,iding.a
grin,.shp assured the -the big orange
pompadour looked "cute." But as I
trudged out their door, like a c6n--
demned man going to his doom, I
heard shrieks of laughter. My spirits
sank even lower.


As hats or caps were not allowed
at school, I could not cover my
.shame, so I skulked through the day
like a one-man freak show, looking
rio one, teachers or students, in the
eye. If anyone spoke, I hung my
head and grunted. Mostly people
just giggled and pointed. I endured
endless stares, and paralyzing
hunriliation.
It was a long day.
As soon as the dismissal bell
rang' I ran for the nearest barber
shop and had it dyed back to its
original color.
As a 'sign of how much times
have changed, today my wild, outra-
geous orange hair would not war-
rant a second glance. Anything goes
today. Nothing is too weird.
Dress is as far out as hair. Ten
year old girls wear make-up, hip-
huggers, and halter-tops; they dye
their hair every color of the rainbow.
Boys, too, dye their hair. And wear
nail polish, ear rings, and nose rings.
Some pierce their tongues, eye-
lids, and other body parts. They
shave their heads or grow it long;
wear Mohawks or spike it six inches
high, each spike often a different
color.
Boys who idolize and emulate
"rappers pull dirty socks over their
heads, down to their eyebrows, and
wear pants four sizes too big.
By today's standards, my walk on
the wild side was about as wild as
tiptoeing through the tulips with
Tiny Tim. But it was a monumental
embarrassment to me then. And it
will be a long, long time before I
apply peroxide to my hair again.
Ballard-2005
Chip Ballard is a writer and an edu-
cator living in Zolfo Springs. He wel-
comes your e-mail at
chipkiyle746@earthliink.net.


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like computers the more likely
it is that the original packaging is
required.
Over the years, we have saved
boxes for stuff that long since has
been replaced. Even a computer
or two.
Move out the empty boxes and
you have room to move the turni-
ture.
Then there's the stuff. The stuff
that came in the boxes.
We have several stereos; they
play records, tapes, even eight-
tracks. If you're under 30, ask
your parents what those things
are..
Mary said there are a.number
of kids' records that we should
have recorded on CDs. Great
idea. Does anybody have the
technology to go from phono-,
graphs records to CDs?
And then there's a' big pink
teddy bear. Okay,.ifit's pink, it's
probably not in the fashion of
Teddy Roosevelt. He's short a
couple of eyes, which:.we pre-
sume that he once had. Neither of
us can remember which of our
children's he is, or was.
Mary says he's "very dirty;" I
say he's "well loved." Who says
men aren't romantic.
I'll celebrate my 65th birthday
this weekend.
My money is on the pink
teddy bear to stick around at least
through the weekend.
After,all, whose birthday is it
anyway?











Stryker Brigade Operations

And Goals in Iraq Described


January 9, 2006


The Polk County Democrat


Poice Bartow Fire Department


By JANICE JARED grandfather. The Army today is
Staff Writer agile, very adaptive, a thinking
S organization, technically in-
"I fought al-Qaeda every day clined, very tough, oriented on
when I was in Iraq. I like to tell precision combat operations,"
the Army's story because I am said Col. Schaill.
proud of the achievements of "By that I mean we determine
your sons and daughters. They exactly what the target is, elimi-
make me proud every single day, nate, detain, or accomplish
in Iraq. whatever that mission might be.
"They go out, get into combat, A lot of money goes into equip-
get shot at, do their mission, be ment and intelligence assets," he
it a peace-building mission or a continued. "Our equipment
combat operation, go back to works and it works very well. It
their FOB, then go back and do is very important to get the first
it again the next day, a continu- round off. We train hard and we
ing mission. You can be proud of train often. There is a big payoff.
them." Soldiers get to come home."
Col. Emmett chaill of the De- Col. Schaill said strategy for
fense Intelligence Agency used victory in Iraq is threefold.
those words to describe his tour First, the Army plans to iso-
of duty in Iraq to more the Fort late the enemy from the govern-
Meade Civic Club. ; ment, engage the population,
Col. Schaill returned from his educate them, and build a stable
duty as deputy brigade cor- government that works. Nekt,
mander of the 1st Brigade. 25th they want to clear the insurgents
Infantry (Stryker) in Mosul, out, hold those areas, and then
Iraq, a city of 2.1 million people, build security forces. For the
on-May 30. :. economy, they want to restore
Currently, he is a member of the infrastructure.
the advanced strategic arts pr- In a PowerPoint presentation,
gram at the U.Si Army War Col- Col. Schaill displayed how the
lege. enemy is located, how: the sol-
Stryker is t'he new eight- diers deny enemy movement
wheel army combat vehicle. through road blocks, UAV's, sur--
Stryker Brigade is the new con-. veillance electronics, and hitting
cept the Army has generated for.-: with two or three attacks at
precision operations in urban once.
combat. A brigade is 5,000 sol- As far as the current situa-
diers. tion, Col. Schaill said millions'
"The Army today is not the have voted, the Iraqi army is
Army of your father or your larger and more effective at the



Obituaries


Edward Joseph
Wolinski


Carol J. Loomis
Carol J.
: Loomis
Carol J.' Lomis, 78, of Bar-
tow, died of respiratory failure
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, at
Good' Shepherd Hospice in
Auburndale. .
Born in Marion, Ohio, on Aug.
3, 1927, Mrs. Loomis moved to
Florida in 1959:;
She was a world traveler who
Enjoyed going t new places and
meeting new people, family'
members said. She loved her
family, playing bingo, i and
watching Wheel of Fortune,
Jeopardy; ,:and The Price is
Right.
Mrs. Loomis was preceded in
death by her husbands, George
C. Stinson and Fredric A.
Loomis.
Survivors include Her daugh-
ter, Kitty L! Thompson and her
husband, Bob, of Bartow: four
sons, Craig W. Stinson of River-
view, James K. Stinson and wife,
Jan, of Sulphur. La., Mark W.
SStinson and wife. Mary, of Lake-
land, and John T. Loomis and
wife, Kim, of Cape Coral; 14.
grandchildren; 16 great-grand-
children; and two great-great-
grandchildren.:
Visitation: Sunday, Jan. 8,
from 2 to 4 p.m., at Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.
The funeral: Monday, Jan. 9,
at 10 a.m., at the funeral home.

Betty M.
Lander -
Betty M. Lander, 80, of
Gainesville, formerly of Alturas,
died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at
North Florida.Regional Medical
Center.
Mrs. Lander was raised in Al-
turas and attended school in
Bartow. She moved to Naples in
1950, where she resided until
moving to Gainesville'in 1996.
She was a member of Grace
United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her hus-
band of 60 years, Donald W.
Lander; her daughter, Donna E.
Lander of Franklin, N.C.; two
sons; Mark S. Lander of High
Springs andDavid C. Lander of
Gainesville; and -seven grand-
children.
Arrangements: Forest Mead-
ows Funeral Home in Gaines-
ville.


Edward Joseph Wolinski, 91,
of Bartow, died of natural causes
associated with old age Thurs-
day, Jan. 5, 2006, at Good Shep-
herd Hospice in Auburndale.
Born July 1, 1914, in Detroit,
Mich., Mr. Wolinski was a long-
time resident of Polk County.
He was a former professional
wrestler, and was a sales repre-
sentative for Gordon Baking
Company in Michigan.
Mr. Wolinski was preceded in
death by his wife of 70 years,
Della Mary Wolinski.
Survivors include his son, Bob
Wolinski and his wife, Kathy, of
Raleigh, N.C.; his daughter,
Betty Kilbertus and her hus-
band, George, of Gladwin, Mich.;
three grandchildren; and three
great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Monday, Jan. 9,
from 1 to 2 p.m., at Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.
The funeral: Monday, Jan. 9,
at 2 p.m. at the funeral home,
with George Kilbertus officiat-.
ing.
Interment: Wildwood Ceme-
tery in Bartow.


Larry Paul
Bowen
Larry Paul Bowen, Sr., 67, of
Bartow, died of cancer Friday,
Jan. 6, 2006, in Winter Haven.
Born in Babson Park on Dec.
7, 1938, Mr. Bowen was a life-
long resident of the area.
He was a retired police officer.
He was Baptist.
Mr. Bowen is survived by his
son, Larry Paul Bowen, Jr.; his
daughter, Rebecca Adams of
Bartow; three brothers, James
H. Bowen of Bartow, David
Wayne Bowen of Orlando, and
Daniel Perry Bowen of Georgia;
arid four grandchildren .
The funeral: Saturday, Jan.
14, at 11 a.m., at Lake Ruth
Baptist Church in Bartow.
Memorial contributions: Lake
.Ruth Baptist Church, 800 West
Lower Street, Bartow, FL
33830.


Even if it doesn't work, there is
something healthy and invigo-
rating about direct action.
-Henry Miller

The real actor-like any real
artist-has a direct line to the
collective heart.
-Bette Davis


present time and about 30,000
new businesses have opened.
Col. Schaill said, "The people
of Iraq want freedom, they want
a better life, the vast majority
want security and they want
what we can give them. The
problem is the insurgents, who
destroy that security. It only
takes a couple of insurgents who
carry out a suicide bomb to make
them feel like the world is com-
ing to an end. The effect is men-
tal, psychological.
"While I was in Mosul I saw
the number of attacks go down
by 75 percent. The number of in-
surgent attacks in the area went
down by 80 percent., We elimi-
nated a lot of them. Some of
them moved somewhere else.
Even though we are getting the
job done, I realize there are sig-
nificant issues continuing that
process which We have begun,"
he said.
"The terrorists have a :long
range view. They think of Iraq
as they did Afghanistan. which
was 10 years long. They believe
the' can outlast the American
people and win this war. Osama.
bin Laden believes history will
repeat itself and that he will
drive us out of Iraq just like they
drove the Soviets out of Afghani-
stan. In so doing he saw the So-
viet Union fall. He believes the
United States will disintegrate
when that happens. This is the
enemy's strategy."


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Dec.29
Burglary, 800 block of Ninth
Ave.. 5:45 a.m.; stolen: $550
cash.
Auto theft, corner of Suimmer-
lin St. and Central Ave., 11 a.m.
Theft, 1900 block of East Lau-
rel St., 11:30 p.m.; stolen: $290.
cash.
Theft, 1000 block of South
Golfview Ave., noon;, stolen: cell
.phone, ,$80. .
i. Burglary, 1000 block of North
Park Lane. 4: p.m.: stolen:
VCR/DVD player, $250; hand-
gun. $500.
Home invasion robbery. 900
'block of Tangelo Circle. 9:42
p.m.: stolen: men's wallet: credit
card: men's watch: $900 cash.
Dec. 30
Attempted burglary. Plus-
Mart. 1400 block of US Highwray
17 South. 1:25 a.m.
Burglary. 1500 block of Ve-
rona Ave.. 1 p.m.: stolen: phone,
S$150.
Jan. 1
Vehicular burglary, 1000
block of East Van Fleet Dr., 10
a.m.: stolen: fishing poles, $80;
tackle bo:x. $10; butane lantern,
S$18. '
Robbery. 1400 block of West
Steward St., 7:55 p.m.; stolen:
:jacket, $20.
Jan. 2 -":' '.. .
Burglary, 200 block of Fleet-
wood Ave.. 12:01 a.m.; stolen:
n omiwl'a\v\e oxen. $120: five nurs-
ing uniforms. $110: three pairs
of shoes. $164: washer/dryer.
$500; four place mats, $36; four
dining room chairs.
Theft. 1500 block, of East
Georgia St,, 12:44 a.m.; stolen:
cell phone, $70..
Burglary, Florida Discount
Beverage, 2:53 :a.m.; stolen: ciga-
rettes, .323.50: cell phones,
$1,293.98. ,
Burglary, Aaron's Rental/
Leasing, 3:58 a.m.; stolen: 26-
inch flat screen/LCD, $1,199.99;
32-inch flat-screen/LCD,
$1,599.99; 37-inch flatscreen
HDTV/LCD; $2,399.99; 37-inch
flatscreen HDTV/LCD,
$2.666.99: plate glass window,
$400.
Burglary, 1500 block Lakeside
Dr., 10 a.m.; stolen: game con-
sole, $189; $134 cash.
Burglary, 800 block of East
Lemon St., 4:45 p.m.; stolen: go-
kart, $1,800.
Jan. 3
Burglary, 1000 block of
G.lfview Ave., 6:15 p.m.
Theft,. 400 block of Ralph St.,
11 p.m.; stolen: $600 generator.
Jan. 4
Sudden snatch robbery, 200,
block of South Floral Ave., 8:47
pam.; wallet, $20; bank card; So-
cial Security card; miscellaneous.
papers and cards.
Jan. 5
Burglary, 700 block of West
Vine St., 5 a.n.; stolen: tub of
whipped cream, $1.
Theft, U.S. Probation Office,;
10 a.m.; stolen: cell phone, $250.
Theft, The Wash Housd,' 106
a.m.; stolen: eight laundry carts,
$800; security cameras, $500.
Theft, 900 block of Maple
Ave., 5:03 p.m.; stolen: cell
phone, $200.


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
K.T. DOB: 11/26/1995
A.D. DOB: 04/14/2004
A MINOR CHILD,
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON PETlfIN.
FOR TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
53-2004-DP-221000-AXXX-XX
JP04-221000-LD; 2004-DP-
221000-XX(A)
TI;E STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
Monolito Draugh,
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under.
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
K.T., a female child,' born.on
11/26/1995, to Mary S.
Draugh and Monolito Draugh in.
Dale County, Alabama.
A.D., a female child, born on
04/15/2004, to.Mary S.
Draugh and Lester Willie Hayes
in Polk County, Florida.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDED to
be and appear before Ihe MAGIS-
TRATE ROBIN MATIS-JACKSON
in HEARING ROOM at 10:00 A.M.
on November 23, 2005, for this
hearing at POLK COUNTY.
COURTHOUSE, COURTROOM-
Juvenile Division Hearing
Room- (5C1) 5th Floor, 255 N.
Broadway, BARTOW, FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR IN
PERSON WILL BE TREATED AS
A CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILD(RFN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER.-IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT,
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-.
cans. With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact ihe
Children & Families Legal Depart-
menl at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida 33830,'
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later"
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Debbie'Stinson
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Dec. 5, 12,19, 26, 200i35.n 2 ..
2006-3842

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
C.C. DOB: 06/28/1999
D.C. DOB: 09/28/2001
A MINOR CHILD
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS.
CASE NO.
53-2003-DP-375100-XX
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
Kimberly Berrian
Michael Crawford
YOU ARE HEREBY, NO-
TIFIED that a Petition, under
oath has been filed in the
above 'styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
C.C., a male child born on
06/28/1999, to Kimberly Ber-
rian, in Alabama.
D.C., a male child, born on
09/28/2001, to Kimberly Ber-
rian, in Hillsborough County,-
Florida
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDEDto
be and appear before MAGIS-
TRATE ROBIN MATHIS JACK-
SON- in HEARING ROOM at
10:00 A.M. on Wednesday the
15th day of February, 2006, for
This hearing at POLK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, COURTROOM-
Juvenile Division Hearing
Room-5C1, 255 N. Broadway,
BARTOW, FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR IN
PERSON WILL BE TREATED AS
A CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO .
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida 33830.
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later'
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Debbie Stinson
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Dec. 19,26-2005, Jan. 2, 9, 2006-
3996


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
THOMAS J. COADY and
MARY LU COADY, Hus-
band and Wife,
Plaintiff,
vs
DALE R. PARK, HILDA M.
.PARK, ASSOCIATION OF
POINCIANA VILLAGES,
INC., JOSEPH J. DEMAR-
TINO, SYLVIA I. DEMAR-
TINO and JORGE F. SO-
TOLONGO, PILAR SOTO-
LONGO, MILDRED C.
LYNCH,' FLORIDA CRYS-
TAL LAND CORPORA-
TION,.
Defendants.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2004CA-4579-WH-Sec 11
SECOND NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: PILAR SOTOLONGO
8746 SW 12th, Apt. #105 or #104
Miami, FL 33174
MILDRED C. LYNCH ,
1305 Arbol Grande Circle
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
FLORIDA CRYSTAL LAND COR-
PORATION
% Rita Gelman,' Registered
Agent, Director
132 Minas Court
Port Charlotte, FL 33983
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 16th day
of January, 2006, and Ilie mne
original with the Clerk of this
Courl. either before service: on-
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
Inerealter, otherwise a c elault will
be entered against you lor the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint
The Plaintttff is seeking to fore-
close Claims of Lien on real prop-
erty described as follows:.
LOT 7, BLOCK 492, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 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 3, BLOCK 499, 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 5THRU 18.
LOT 1, BLOCK '502, 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 5THRU 18.
LOT 5, BLOCK 504, 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 14, BLOCK 986, 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.
If you are a person with disabill-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate In
this proceeding, you are entitled
at no cost to you, to the 'provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the
Court Administrator, (863) 534-
4690, within two (2) :working
days of your receipt of this no-
tice; If you are hearing 'or voice
Impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relay Services
.711.
WITNESS my hand, and the
seal of this Court on this 14th day
of December, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/ Betty Norrell
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Dec. 19, 26, Jan. 2, 9, 2005-3995
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY AS TRUS-
TEE, F/K/A BANKERS TRUST
COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA,
N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR UCFC
HOME EQUITY LOAN OWNER
TRUST 1998-BA, CREATED
PURSUANT TO A TRUST
AGREEMENT, DATED AS OF
SEPTEMBER 1, 1998, BETWEEN
UCFC ACCEPTANCE CO.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DOUGLAS A. GATTIE, DE-
CEASED; MARGARET A. GAT-
TIE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UN-
KNOWN TENANT II; STATE OF
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF
REVENUE; UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; ALLEN GATTIE; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF ALLEN
GATTIE; JENNIFER NICKER-
SON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
JENNIFER NICKERSON; DANA
.BOOZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
DANA BOOZ; BRANDON GAT-
TIE; UNKNOWN BRANDON GAT-
.TIE, and any unknown heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors, and
other unknown persons or un-
known spouses claiming by,
through and under any of the
above-named Defendants,
Defendants.

CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-3982-WH-07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
DOUGLAS A. GATTIE, DE-
CEASED
BRANDON GATTIE


ADDRESS UNKNOV
UNKNOWN SPOU
BRANDONGATTIE
ADDRESS UNKNOV
LAST KNOWN Al
STATED, CURRENT
DENCE UNKNOWN
And any unknown h
sees, grantees, cred
other unknown perse
known spouses claim
through and under tl
named Delandanl(:
ceased or whose la
addresses are unkno
YOU ARE HEREBY
that an action to lore
gage covering the fo
and personal property)
as follows, to wit:
Commence at the N
(NW) Corner of Ihi
the East (E) 217.8
the West 1,665.14 F
South Half (1/2)
Southwest Ouartel
Section 35, Town
South: (S), Range
(E), Polk County, F
ing North (N) of St
,No. 60 less the N
boundary line 217
thence run South
the East .(E) boun
502.85 feet for a.Po
ginning, thence
South (S) along the
boundary line 251
thence run West
n point on the W
boundary line that
Feet South (S) of t
West (NW) Corne
run North (N) along
(W) boundary lln
feet, thence run E
the Point of Begint
ject to a 25 Foot E
over the East i
thereof. Being Lot
corded HARVEY I
SUBDIVISION.
has been filed against
that you are required I
copy of your written d
any. to it on Shawn L
Butler & Hosch, P.
South Conway Road
Orlando, Florida'3281
the original with the C
above-styled Court or
30 days from the Irt
tion, otherwise a 6Judg
be entered against yi
relief demanded in
plaint.
WITNESS my hanc
said Court on the 15t1
cember 2005. :'-
If you are a person
ability who need any a
tion in ordlerto partic
proceeding, you are er
cost to you, to the pro'
tain assistance. Please
Office of the court A
(863) 534-4690,' witI
working days of your r
notice; if you are hear
impaired, call (TDD)
7777, or Florida Re
800-955-8770.
R.cnard M Weiss
CLERK OF THE
COURT :
BY. is/ Mary Ann Ray
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Dec. '19, ,,-26, 2005-
,20064009 '
IN THE CIRCUIT COU
TENTH JUDICIAL C
THE STATE OF FL
AND FOR POLK COl
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF1
BN. DOB: 10/15/1997
MINOR CHILD
SUMMONS AND
OF HEARING ON I
FOR TERMINATE
PARENTAL RI
CASE NO
2002-DP-6146
THE STATE OF FLOI
TARA WARREN
YOU ARE HEI
TIFIED that a Pet
oath has been fil
above styled Court
manent commitment
B.N., a female chi
10/15/1997, to T
in Polk County, Flori
for subsequent ad
you are hereby COM
be and appear bef
TRATE ROBIN MATI
in HEARING ROOM
on Wednesday the
February, 2006, for
at POLK COUNT
HOUSE, COURTROC
Division Hearing Ro
N. Broadway, BART
IDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO
PERSON WILL BE T
A CONSENT TO TH
TION OF PARENT
AND YOU WILL PEF
LOSE ALL LEGAL R
PARENT TO THE
AS NAMED IN THI
FOR TERMINATION
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE
HAVE AN ATTORN
SENT YOU IN THIS
YOU CANNOT AFFI
TORNEY, YOU MU!
SENT AND REQU
THE COURT APPOI
ATTORNEY FOR Y
WANT ONE.
"In accordance wi
cans With Disabilities
with disabilities need
accommodation to f
this proceeding shou
Children & Families I
ment at 1055 US
North, Bartow, Flo
Telephone: 863-534-
than seven days price
ceeding. If hearing
(TDD) 1-800-955-871
1-800-955-8770, via
Service."
RICHARD M. WEIS
By Debbie Stinsor
as his Deputy Cle
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Dec. 26-2005, Jan.2
4052


JEST THAT tiff's attorney or immediately
NT YOU AN thereafter; otherwise a default
OU IF YOU will be entered against you fo
the relief demanded in the
th the Ameri- complaint or petition.
s Act, persons If you are a person with disabilities
ing a special who needs any accommodation in
participate in order to participate in this pro-
Id contact the ceeding. you are entitled at no
Legal Depart- cost to y'ou, to the provision of
Highway 17 certain assistance. Please contact
)rida 33830, the Office of the Court Administra
0062 not later tor, (863) 534-4690. within two (2)
or to the pro- working days of your receipt of thi:
ig impaired, notice; if you are hearing or voice
., or Voice (V) impaired, call TDD (863) 534-777'
Florida Relay or Florida Relay Services 711.
WITNESS my hand.and the
S, CLERK seal of this Court on Decembe
n 14, 2005.'
rk RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk ol said Court
2, 9, 16, 2006- By: /s/ Cathy Porterfield
As Deputy Clerk


The Polk County Democrat


OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST
SBY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
TAMARA J. SAIZ; UNKNOWN TENANT; are
the Defendants. I will sell to the highest and
Best bidder for cash at Polk County Court-
house East Corridor, 255 N. Broadway, Bar-
tow, Fl, at 09:00 AM on January 18 2006. the
following described property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 7, WOODHAM HEIGHTS, ACCORD-
ING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 43,
PAGE 25, PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
SAll 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, Florida. 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 necessary,
the Clerk will oost a "Notice of Change" at the
sale location directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.


January 9, 2006


vendor's lien, has been filed against you, to it
on Petitioner's attorney, BRUNO F. DeZAYAS,
ESQUIRE, 5116 South Lakeland, Drive, Lake-
land, Florida 33813, or Post Office Box 6455,
Lakeland, Florida 33807, on or before Febru-
ary.2, 2006, and file the original with.the Clerk
of this Court, P.O. Box 9000, Bartow, FL
33831. Otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint, and Lis Pendens has been filed re-
garding the following described real property:
Lot 7, Block 204, INDIAN LAKE ESTATES,
UNIT 15, according to the Plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 39, page 31, public re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
DATED December 21, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Said Court
By /s/ Lisa Thevenin
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0005


SIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
K.T. DOB:11/26/1995
A.D. DOB: 04/14/2004
A MINOR CHILD
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON PEITITON
FOR TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
53-2004-DP-221000-AXXX-XX
JP04-221000-LD; 2004-DP-
221000-XX(A)
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
Monolito Draugh
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
iN K.T., a female child, born. on
ISE OF 11/26/1995, to Mary .S.
Draugh and Monolito Draugh in
NN Dale County, Alabama.
3DRESS A.D., a female child, born on
IT RESI- 04/15/2004, to Mary S.
Draugh and Lester WillieHayes
eirs. devi- in Polk County, Florida.
litors and for subsequent adoption and
ons or un- you are hereby COMMANDED to
timing by, be and appear before the MAGIS-
he above- TRATE ROBIN MATIS-JACKSON
s). if de- i n HEARING ROOM at 10:00 A.M.
st known on January 18, 2005, for this
*wn. hearing at POLK COUNTY
NOTIFIED ;COURTHOUSE, COURTROOM-
close Mort- Juvenile Division Hearing
allowing real Room- (5C1) 5th Floor, 255 N.
y described Broadway, BARTOW, FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR IN
Northwest PERSON WILL BE TREATED AS
at part of A CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
5 Feet of TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
:eet of the AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
of the LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
r (1/4) of PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
ship 29, AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
'25 East' FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
lorida, ly- TAL RIGHTS.
tate Road YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
lorth (N) HAVE AN ATTORNEY:REPRE-
.85 Feet, SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER.:IF
(S) along YOU'CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
idary line TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
intof Be- SENT AND REQUEST THAT
continue THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
e East(E) ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
.42 Feet, WANT ONE.
(W) to a In accordance with the Amer.
Vest (W) cans Witn Disabilities Act persons
is 757.39 wilh oisaDilimes needing a special
the North- accommodation to participate in
r, thence this proceeding should contact the
Ithe West Chiloren & Families Legal Depart-
e 252.46 menl at 1055 US Highway 17
ast (E) to Noiln, Barlow, Florida 33830
ning. Sub- Telephone 863-534-0062 not later
Easement than seven days prior to me pro-
(E) side ceeding II hearing impaired
2 of Unre- (TDD) 1-800-955 871 or Voice i.'
B. COBB 1-800-955-8770 V1a Floria Relay
Service
t you, nd RICHARD 1. WEISS, CLERK
tb serve a By Patricia Bradlpy
efenses, if as his Deputy Clerk
Demers, (CLERK S SEAL)
A., 3185 Dec. 5,12, 19. 26, 2005-Jan. 2, 9.
Suite E, 2006-829
12 and file
2erk of the IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
or before TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
.t ub lica- AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
m a pume a- FLORIDA
Iment" my GEORGE MOOTOOSAMMY,
he Cor m- Plaintiff,
vs.
Sand sealof PHILA M. KANE, WEKIVA,
h dayofDe- INC., a/k/a WEKIVA,
day INC.,; BUILDER/DEVEL-
Si,, a ,ji. OPER, a Florida corpora-
accomn'da 'ti'on. OXFORD- FIRST
ipate inthis CORP., a Pennsylvania
entitled, at no corporation, LYDIA HER-
visionofcer- NANDEZ APONTE, OX-
econtactthe FORD FINANCIAL SERV-
dministrator, ICES, INC., a Pennsylva-
hin two ( nia corporation, FELIX
hin two (2) W. MIR and IRENE E. MIR,
ing orvoice PROFILE FLORIDA (UK)
(863)-534- LTD., INC., a United
lay Service Kingdom .corporation
authorized to do busi-
ness in Florida, NOR-
CIRCUIT BERTO SANTOS FREITAS
VIERA and MARIA GILDA
SILVA DE VIERA, ERNEST
KEITH DAVIS and KEITH
E. DAVIS, WALTER WARD
-Jan 2 9, and HATTIE, WARD, CANH
OAI TRUONG a/k/a KENT
TRUONG, JOSEPH I.
IRTOF THE ROMEIRO, S'R., ,and
CIRCUIT OF FLORA M. ROMEIRO and
LORIDA, IN CHRISTOPHER S. HUNT,
INTY and the several and respective
unknown assigns, successors in
F: interest, trustees or any other
7 person claiming by, through,
under or against any defen-
NOTICE. dants or other legal entity
PETITION 'named as a defendant; and all
ION OF claimants, persons or parties,
GHTS natural or corporate, or whose
: exact legal status is unknown,
00-XX claiming under any of the
RIDA TO: above named or described de-
fendants or parties or claiming
REBY NO- to have'any right, title, or inter-
ition under est in and to the lands hereaf-
ed in the ter described,
for the per- Defendants.,
t of CASE NO:
Id born on 53-2005CA-001 937-0000
ara Warren, NOTICE OF ACTION
da. TO: ERNEST KEITH DAVIS and
option and KEITH E. DAVIS
IMANDEDto YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
ore MAGIS- action to Quiet Title Tax Deed on
S JACKSON the following property in Polk
at 9:00 A.M. County, Florida:
15th day of Lot 8, Block 329, IN-
this hearing DIAN LAKE .ESTATES
Y COURT- UNIT NO. 10, accord-
)M-Juvenile ing to the map or
om-5C1, 255 plat thereof as re-
TOW, FLOR- corded in Plat Book
40, at Page 14,, of
APPEAR IN the Public Records of
'REATED AS Polk County, Florida.
E TERMINA- has been filed against you anc
AL RIGHTS you are required to serve a
RMANENTLY copy of your written defenses
LIGHTS AS A if any, to it on ALBERT C. GAL-
CHILD(REN) LOWAY, JR., ALBERT C. GAL-
E PETITION LOWAY, JR., P.A., whose ad-
OF PARFN- dress is Post Office Box 3339,
Lake Wales, Florida 33859-
RIGHT TO 3339 within thirty (30) days
IEY REPRE- after the first publication of
MATTER. IF this notice, and file the original
ORD AN AT- with the clerk of this court ei-
ST BE PRE- their before service on plain-


file the original with the clerk of this
court either before service on Plain-
tiff's attorney or immediately thereaf-
ter; otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for-the relief demanded in
the complaint or petition filed herein.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS
WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special accommodation
should contact COURT ADMINISTRATION,
at the POLK County Courthouse at, 1-
800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-
8770, via Florida Relay Service.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court at POLK County, this 29th day of
December, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ Mary Murphy
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0028


(COURT SEAL)
Dec. 19, 26. 2005-Jan. 2. 9, 2006-
3994

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND. FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THE ESTATE OF LEONARD P. BATES, DE-
CEASED; UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, TRUSTEES OF LEONARD P. BATES,
DECEASED; SANDY PORTER, HEIR; BONNIE
GEORGE, HEIR; KATIE JOHNSON A/K/A
KATHERINE JOHNSTON, MINOR HEIR; IF
LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF'DECEASED, THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
'AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, 'THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
LANDMARK MORTGAGE &- ASSOCIATES,
INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY
EXISTING. TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR
TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFEN-,
DANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT .#1; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #2,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.
2005-CA-4040 SEC 11
NOTICE OF SALE.
Notice is hereby gi,.en that, pursuant to
a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure
entered in the above-st led cause, in the
Circuit Court of Pcik County, Florida, I will'
sell'the property. situa[e in Polk County,
Florida, described as:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTH-
EAST CORNER OF SAID SEC-
TION 31; THENCE SOUTH 0 DE-
GREES, 13 MINUTES, 10 SEC-
ONDS, WEST ALONG THE EAST
LINE OF SAID SECTION 31 FOR
190.97 FEET; THENCE NORTH
89 DEGREES, 46 MINUTES, 50
SECONDS WEST FOR 30.00
FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING; THENCE NORTH 0 DE-.
GREES, 13 MINUTES, 10 SEC-
ONDS EAST FOR 50.00 FEET
TO A POINT OF CURVATURE;
THENCE NORTHWESTWARDLY
ON. A CURVE TO THE LEFT,
HAVING A RADIUS OF 25.00
FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE
OF 90 DEGREES, 00 MINUTES,
FOR S AN ARC DISTANCE OF
39.27 FEET TO A POINT OF
TANGENCY; THENCE NORTH 89
DEGREES, 46 MINUTES 50 SEC-
ONDS WEST FOR 34.96 FEET
TO A POINT OF CURVATURE;
THENCE NORTHWESTWARDLY
ON A CURVE TO THE RIGHT,
HAVING. A RADIUS OF 155.00
FEET AND A "CENTRAL ANGLE
OF 18 DEGREES, 50 MINUTES,
,45 SECONDS FOR A ARC DIS-
TANCE OF 50.98 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 7 DEGREES, 2
MINUTES, 34 SECONDS .WEST
FOR' 83.90 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 89 DEGREES, 46 MIN-
UTES, 50 SECONDS EAST FOR
120.0. FEET TO THE PLACE OF
BEGINNING. THE WESTERLY
FIVE FEET IS RESERVED AS AN
EASEMENT FOR UTILITY PUR-
'POSES.
A/K/A 907 SOUTHWEST 15TH
'STREET,' WINTER HAVEN, FL
33880.
At public sale, to the highest and best
bidder, for cash, at the East End of)the
East Corridor, First Floor, Polk County.
i.Courrhoure. 255 North Broadway Avenue,'
jrBarrto'/, Fl.orli at 9:00 o'clock A.M.; or as
soon thereafter 9.Q00 A.M., the 18th day
of January, 2006.
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, Florida. Please
i note that the main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event any tem-
porary change of location is necessary, the
Clerk shall post a "o ot:;,: of Clhng," at
the sale location directring the bidders to
the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate'in this proceeding, you are enriiied
at.no cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the Office
of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-
4690, within two (2) working days of your
receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or
voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED THIS 22nd DAY' OF Decernber,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal) .
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0001

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY
SUNTRUST BANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARK A. SAIZ, IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD,
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,
CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST MARK A.
SAIZ; TAMARA J. SAIZ, 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
TAMARA J. SAIZ; UNKNOWN TENANT,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
2005-CA-3390
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Novem
I ber 18. 2005, and entered in Case No. 2005-
CA-3390, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Ju-
dicial Circuit in and for Polk County, Florida,
wherein SUNTRUST BANK, is a Plaintiff, and
MARK A. SAIZ, IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD,
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,
CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST MARK A..
SAIZ; TAMARA J. SAIZ, IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL


If you are a person with disabilities who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the Court Adminis-
trator, (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 the Court'
By: /s/Felicia Borders
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal).
Jan. 2,9,2006-0003

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND'!
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
'BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF CALIFOR-
NIA AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING
AND SERVICING AGREEMENT SERIES
2001-B,
Plaintiff,
vs.
RUSSELL EASTHAM; TRANSOUTH FINAN-.
CIAL CORPORATION; UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; BRANDY EASTHAM; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROP-
ERTY.
Dalenoants
CASE NO.:
53-2001 CA-004670-0000-WH
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Mrloion and Order Reselling Foreclosure Sale
Dale daied the 151t day ol December. 2005,
and entered in Case No. 53-2001CA-004670-
0000.WH. ol ihe Circuit Court of Ine 10TH Ju -
oacial Circuit in and for Polk County, Florida,
wherein BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF
CALIFORNIA AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE
POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT
SERIES 2001-B is the Plainlrt and RUSSELL
EASTHAM, TRANSOUTH FINANCIAL COR-
PORATION; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA;
BRANDY EASTHAM; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION
OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are delen-
danis I will sell to Ihe highest and best oidder
lor cash at ne EAST END OF THE EAST
CORRIDOR, 1ST FLOOR. POLK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE. 255 1. BROADWAY. BAR-
TOW, FLORIDA ENTRY ON CHURCH
STREET), at ire PolK County Courthouse, in
BARTOW, Florida, at 9.00 a.m. on the 191h
day ol January 2006. Ihe Iollowing described
property as set lorth in said Final Judgment, to
wit
LOTS 19G, EVANS ACRES, THE NORTH
324.06 FEET OF LOT 19, EVANS
ACRES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
75, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA LESS AND
EXCEPT THE NORTH 274.06 FEET OF
THE WEST 794.87 FEET THEREOF,
SUBJECT TO INGRESS-EGRESS AND
UTILITY EASEMENT OVER THE WEST
30.00 FEET THEREOF AND SUBJECT
TO A DRAINAGE EASEMENT OVER
THE EAST 40.00 FEET THEREOF.
TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000
LIMITED MOBILE HOME ID#
FLA14615565A/B.
All sales are to be neld al the east end ol the
east corridor, list floor, ol Ihe Polk County
Courthouse located al 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. 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 necessary.
the Clerk will post a -Nolice ol Change" at the
sale location directing the bidders 16 the tem-
porary sale location.
II you are a person wiln disabilities wno needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
Ires proceeding. you are entiled at no cost to
you, to nhe provision ot certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the Court Adminis-
triator, (863) 534-4690, within two. (2).working
daes ol your receipt ol mis notice, it you are
nearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
777. ur Florida Relay Services 711
Dated this. ~nd day of December, 2005.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit'Court
By: /s/Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2005-0002

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AD FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA,.
I.L.E. PROPERTIES, INC., a Florida'corpora-
tion, : ,
Plaintiff,

JOE-ANN FIELDER,


CASE NUMBER:
2005CC-005635
NOTICE OF ACTION'
TO: JOE-ANN FIELDER
Last Known Address:
S20-49 Seagirt Boulevard
Far Rockaway,'NY 11691 .
and
107 Linden Street, Apt. D-5
Brooklyn, NY 11221 L ;
YOU. ARE NOTIFIED that a foreclosure;of a
verdor'slien, has been filed against you, to it
on Petitioner's attorney,, BRUNO F. DeZAYAS,
ESQUIRE, 5116 South Lakeland. Drive. Lake-
land, Florida 33813, or Post Otice Box 6455,
Lakeland, Florida 33807, on or before Febru-
ary 2, 2006, and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court; P.O. Box 9000, Bartow, FL
33831. Otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint, and LIs Pendens has been filed re-
garding the following described real property:
SLot 10, Block 400, INDIAN LAKE ES-
TATES, UNIT 14, according to the Plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 40, page 21, public re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
DATED December 21, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Said Court
By /s/ Lisa Thevenin
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0006


IN THE- COUNTY COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AD FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
I.L.E. PROPERTIES, INC., a Florida corpora-
tion,
Plaintiff,
v.
WILBERT HARRIS,
Defendants.
/
CASE NUMBER:
2005CC-005637
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: WILBERT HARRIS
Last Known Address:
2023 Union Street, Apt. #1
Brooklyn, NY 11212
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a foreclosure of a


IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AD FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
I.L.E. PROPERTIES, INC., a Florida corpora-
tion,;
Plaintiff,
v.
SHERMAN FETLOW,
Defendants.

CASE NUMBER:
2005CC-005623
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SHERMAN FETLOW
Last Known Address:
1057 East 39th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11210
351E. 21st Street, Apt. 3K
Brooklyn, NY 11226
351 E. 21st Street; Apt. 3-J
Brooklyn; NY 11226
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a foreclosure of a
vendor's lien, has been filed against you, to it
on Petirioner's attorney, BRUNO F. DeZAYAS,
ESOUIRE, 5116 South Lakeland, Drive, Lake-
land. Florida 33813, or Post Office Box 6455,
Lakeland, Florida 33807, on or before Febru-
ary 2, 2006, and'file the original with Irie Cler
of this Court, P.O. Box 9000, Barlo.,. FL
33831. Otherwise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint, and Lis Pendens has been filed re-
garding the following described real property:
Lot 15, Block 292, INDIAN LAKE ES-
TATES, UNIT 9 (Revised), according to the
Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 40, page 42,
public records ol Polk County, Florida.
DATED December 21, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk ol Said Court
By/s/ Lisa Thevenin
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan 2, 9, 2006-0004


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
"LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION.
AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATEHOLDERS
OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED CER-
TIFICATES. SERIES 2004-HE3,
Plaintiff,
vs.
KARLENE P BLACKMAN: "GERARD A.
BLACKMAN; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UN-
KNOWN TENANT II; ASSOCIATION OF
POINCIANA ViLLAGES. INC AK/A POINCI-
ANA HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.,
and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, and olher unknown persons or un-
known spouses claiming by, through and un-
der any ol the above named Defendants,,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005-CA-2954-WH-07
AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE is hereoy given that the under-
signed Clerk ol Ine Circuit Court :1 P..lK
County. Florida. will on the 19I3n day ol Janu-
ar. 200. at 9:00 o'clock A M at the Easl cor-
ridor, first Iloor, 255 N Broadway in Barlow
Florida 33830 oler lor sale and sell al public
outcry to Ine highest and uest bidder for casih.
lthe following-described property siluate in Polk,
,County, Florida
Lot 29, Block 1023, VILLAGE
7, NEIGHBORHOOD 4, POINCI-
ANA SUBDIVISION, according
to the plat thereof as: re-
corded in Plat Book 53, Page
4, of the Public Records of
Polk County, Florida.
pursuant to the Final Judgment entered In
a case pending in said Court, the style cf
which is indicated above.
All sales are to be held a1 the eals end cio Ihe
east corridor, lirst Iloor, ol tne Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. 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 necessary,
the Clerk will post a "Notice of Change at the
sale location directing me bidders to Ire te m
porary sale location.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are enti-
tied, at no cost to you, to the provision of
certain assistance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator, (863)
534-4690, within two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice; if you are hear-
ing 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 20th day of December, 2005.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0008

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA GEN-
ERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERI-
CAS, AS CUSTODIAN AND TRUSTEE
.PLAINTIFF,
VS.
JACK B. TILLMAN, ET AL.,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO.: 05-CA-4257-07
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: JANET D. TILLMAN AND JACK
B. TILLMAN whose residence Is
20 N. CHEROKEE AVENUE, FORT
MEADE, FL 33841.
whose residence is unknown if he/she/
they be living; and if he/she/they be dead,
the unknown defendants who may be
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assign-
ees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all
parties claiming an interest by, through,
under or against' the Defendants, who are
not known to be dead or alive, and all par-
ties having or claimant to have any right,
title or interest in the property described
in the mortgage being foreclosed herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion to foreclose a mortgage on the' fol-
lowing property:
LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK A, G.D.
GODWIN'S SUBDIVISION OF
BLOCK "G" OF DZIALYNSKI'S
ADDITION TO FORT MEADE, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 78, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK-
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten 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 be-

fore February 2, 2006 (no later than
30 days from the date of the first pub-
lication of this notice of action), and













January 9, 2006 The Polk County Democrat


Public






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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RICHARD A. KOCH,
Deceased.
FILE NO.: 05-CP-2830
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of RICH
ARD A. KOCH, deceased, File Number 05-CP
2830, is pending in the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address,
of which is Post Office Box 9000, Drawer CC
4, Bartow, Florida, 33831-9000. The name!
and addresses of the Personal Representative
and the Personal Representative's attorney
are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI
FIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served
who have objections that challenge the validity
of the will, the qualifications of the Personal
Representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this
Court are required to file their objections with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per
sons having claims or demands against dece
dent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is
served within three months after the date ol
thefirst publication of this notice 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 DAY'S AFTER THE DATE OF SERV-
ICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM..
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the
decedent'. esiare mrusl ile inelr claims with
this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTEF
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS .NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice is
December 29, 2005.
Personal Representative;
Gregory Koch
1145 Viewpointe Way
Lakeland, FL 33813
Attorney for Personal Representative
Robert J. Aranda, Esquire
Florida Bar No. 988324
FROST TAMAYO SESSUMS & ARANDA,
P.A.
Post Office Box 2188
Bartow, FL 33831-2188
Telephone: (863) 533-0314
Facsimile: (863) 533-8985
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0024







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 CON
SECO FINANCE SERVICING CORP. F/K/A
GREEN TREE FINANCIAL SERVICING CORPO
RATION,
Plaintiff,
vs ..
DONNA MERCER; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF DONNA MERCER; GREGORY MERCER
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GREGORY MER
CER, IF LIVItIG, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS
AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; COUNTRY
VIEW ESTATES III & IV PROPERTY OWNER'S
ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVE
OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH
ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFEN-
DANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER; OR
AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
2005-CA-3695 'SEC 04
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to
a Final Sunmary Judgment 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 360, COUNTRY VIEW ES-
TATES PHASE 3A, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 101,
PAGES 31 THROUGH 37, INCLU-
SIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FL.
STo include a:
1997 LIMITED VIN:
FLA1461 1855A .TITLE#
72845113
1997 LIMITED VIN:
FLA14611855B TITLE#
72845112
A/K/A 4915 DOVE CROSS
DRIVE, LAKELAND, FL 33810.
At public sale, to the highest and best
bidder, for cash, at the East End of the
East Corridor, .First Floor, Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broadway Avenue,
Bartow, Florida at 900 o'clock A.M., or as
soon thereafter 9:00 A.M., the 26th day
of january, 2006.
All sales are to be held at the east end ol
the east corridor, first floor, of the Polk
County Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida. Please
note that the main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event any tem-
porary change of location is necessary, the
Clerk shall post a "Notice of Change" at
the sale location directing the bidders tc
the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate 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 Services 711.
DATED THIS 28th DAY OF December,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 9, 16, 2006-0082


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATEOF.
ROY WINTON COLLINS,
Deceased.
File No.
05-CP-2750
-NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of ROY
WINTON COLLINS, deceased, whose date of
s death was March 23, 2005; File Number 05-
SCP-2750 is pending in the Circuit Court for
s Polk County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
e dress of which is Post Office, Box 9000, Bar-
y tow, 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 per-
Ssons, having claims or demands against dece-
y dent's estate on whom a copy of this notice
has been served, must file their claims with
this count WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
Y THIS NOTICE ON THEM. :. -
All other creditors ol the decedent and per-
sons who nave claims or demands against he
decedent's estate. must tile heir claims wilh
Ihis court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
f 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 lirst publication of this notice is:
January 9. 2006
DOUGLAS B. STALLEY
Personal Representative
4820 West Gandy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33611
DEREK B ALVAREZ, ESQUIRE
Attorney lor Personal Representaiive
Fionda Bar No 0114278
GENDERS ALVAREZ
A Professional Association
2307 West Cleveland Street
Tampa, Flonda 33609
Telephone (813) 254-4744
Facsimile- (813) 254-5222
Jan.9, 16, 2006-0087




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CLARA CATHERINE RACA alka CLARA C.
RACA,
Deceased.
FILE NO.:
05CP-2164
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND
NOTICE OF -. .. '
ADMINISTRATION
Tne administration ol the estate ol CLARA
CATHERINE RACA a/k/a CLARA C. RACA,
deceased, File Number 05CP-21iA pending
in the Circuit Court, for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which Is:
P. O. Box 9000, CC-4
Bartow, FL 33830-9000
S This estate is testate. The date of the will is
November 7, 1997. The name and address of
the Personal Representative and the Personal
Representative's attomey are set forth below.
E All interested persons on whom a copy of
; this Notice to Creditors is served must file ob-
- jectiops that challenge the validity of the Will,
the qualifications of the personal represenia.
Stive, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court by hrling
Sa petition or other pleading requesting relief
With this Couft, in accordance with the Florida
SProbate Rules, WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE TO THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
Sor unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this
notice is served must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
(30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
" OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against the
decedent's estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent an unliquidated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice is
January 9, 2006.
EUGENE RACA
2686 Kings Lake Boulevard
Naples, FL 34112
STEPHEN H. ARTMAN
Florida Bar No. 0828955
STEPHEN H. ARTMAN, P.A.
925 South Florida Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33803
Telephone (863) 688-5252
Jan. 9, 16, 2006-0090



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
PETER SCRAGG; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE
f OF PETER SCRAGG; LESLIE SCRAGG; THE
. UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LESLIE SCRAGG; IF
LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
8 AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT
#2,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.
2005-CA-4039 SEC 11
NOTICE OF SALE
S Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to
r a Final Summary Judgment 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 29, TIVOLI MANOR, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 121, PAGE 26, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 215 TIVOLI CIRCLE,
DAVENPORT, FL 33837.


At public sale, to the highest and best


bidder, for cash, at the East End of the
East Corridor, First Floor, Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broadway Avenue,
Bartow, Florida at 9:00 o'clock A.M., or as
soon thereafter 9:00 A.M., the 25th day
of January, 2006.
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, Florida. Please
note that the main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event any tem-
porary change of location is necessary, the
Clerk shall post a "Notice of Chanoe" at
the sale location directing the bidders to
the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate 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 )ou are hearing or
xoice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED THIS 22nd DAY OF December,
2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By Is/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 9, 16, 2006-0079


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE ESTATE OF
LAURA JANE SEABROOK,
Deceased.
FILE NO.
06CP-00003
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Testate)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
Tne adminisirailOrn o ire eslale or LAIJR.-
JANE SEABROOK die asked. File IumbTer
05CP.2783. is penoing ,rn ne Cirrui curn lor
Polk County. Florida. Probable Diisiorn the ad-
dress ol whicn is Posi Ornce Box 9000 Drawer
CC-4. Banrow FL 33831-9000 The names snd
addresses ol ihe Co-Personal R epreserilaii',es
and rhe Co Personal Repreeenraiuves altor-
ney are set lonh below The Eslre is1ar ie 3 iese
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All person orn wri,. Ir- s I n ie ,a 15 served
*eno rnae ob'alciconsa I0 ce qu3hiiical""r O l011ea
Personal Represerlmaii.e -,nus or luilidicihon "
01 nis Court are e e require dli r :w't.neclions
wilh inis Coui WITHIRl THE LATER--OF
THREE rAMOrTHS AFTER THE DATE OFTHE
FIRST PUBELICATIOrl OF- Hi Tl iC.,TIE OR
THIRTY DAS AFTER THE DATE OF SERAv.
ICE OF A COPY THIS NOTICE O N TH EM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dce.e-
dena s esalae on whom a cop,, ol Ihrs nolice is
served nrrusi ile ineir claims wimln hlln Cour
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRT', DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE OtL THEM
All olhe credilo rs t Iruie Oci edriiJI a.nd per-
sons having claims or demands against the
decedent's estate must file ihe.r ciaim' w.ir.
this court-WITHlN THS EE 1 .1CIJTHS .TER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
'ALL CLAitMS DEt.LAJD'. AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED: .
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is January 9, 2006.
-Tracey E Jordan Fcn;.:,ra l e -:.er, ii-l,.e
S308 Nortn 161ri Slieel
Haines City, FL 33844
DANA Y. MOORE, ESQ.
332 Third Street N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Fla. Bar No 0689890
Jan. 9, 16, 2006-0089



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
WILLIAM JOHNSON A/K/A WILLIAM M.
JOHNSON AND CLAUDIA JOHNSON A/K/A
CLAUDIA A. JOHNSON, UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE,
and UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS.,
Defendants.
CASE NO:'
53-2004-CA-003774-0000-00
Division: 04.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final
Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in
this cause on December 22, 2005, in the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County; Florida, I will snl the
property' situated in Polk County, Fi.-.rila de-
scribed as: '. I 1
LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 2, HOLLINGS-
WORTH TERRACE, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 45, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY,. FLORIDA.
and commonly known as: 1002 Euclid Ave-
nue, 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 January

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, Florida. 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 necessary,
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 a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to the provision of
certain' assistance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator, (863)
534-4690, within two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice; if you are hear-
ing or voice impaired, call (TDD) (863)
534-7777, or Florida Relay Service 711.
DATED this 28th day of December 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Is/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 9, 16, 2006-0083


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
2005 CADILLAC ESCALADE, VIN#
1GYEK63N45R217543, FLA. REGIS-
TRATION LYB 935 & $962.00 IN
UNITED STATES CURRENCY

CASE NO.
53-2005CA-004829-0000-00
Section 08
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
TO:
STEVEN CONERLY
1392 Lucerne Loop Road
Winter Haven, Florida 33881
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS who


claim an interest in the following prop-
erty:
2005 CADILLAC ESCALADE, VIN#
1 GYEK63N45R217543, FLA. REGISTRA-
TION LYB 935 & $962.00 IN UNITED
STATES CURRENCY
FREDERICK J. MURPHY, JR., as City Attor-
ney of The City of Winter Haven, Polk
County, Florida, gives notice of forfeiture
proceedings pursuant to Sections
932.701-707, Florida Statutes (2005), in
regard to the above-described property ("
Captioned Property")..
1. Captioned Property'was seized in or
near Winter Haven, in Polk County, Florida on
or about December 8, 2005, by The City of
Winter Haven Police Department and Cap-
honed Property is presently in the custody of
ir"e City ol Winler Haven Police Department.
2. Any owner, entity, bona fide lienholder,
or person in possession of the property at the
time of seizure has, the right to request an ad-
versarial preliminary hearing from the Tenth
Judicial Circuil Court to determine whether
probable cause exists o1 believe that Cap-
ihoned Property has been or is being used in
violation of the Florida Contraband Forfeiture
Act.'
: 3. A Complaint seeking forfeiture of Cap-
loned Property was lled in he Circuit Court of
Ire Tenth Judicial Circuit in and: for Polk
Ccounly on or about Decemoer 28. 2005.
PLEASE GOVERN YOURSELF ACCORD-
INGLY.
FREDERICK J MURPHY, JR.
Florida Bar No 0709913
City Attorney
BOSWELL & DUNLAP LLP
Post Office Drawer 30
Barlow, Florida 33831
(863) 533-7117
Jan 9, 16 2006-0092


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH"
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COM-.
PANY,
Plaintffi.
VS.
'PTHuR J. CiSARES, et al., .
Delendant ()
CASE NO.
2005-CA-003336-0000-WH
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
IIOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant 1o a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dared Decemr
Der 22. 2005. and entered in CASE NO 2005-
CA-003336-0000-WH, ol tne Circuit Court o
ihe TENTH Judicial Circuit in and lor POLK
Counly. Florida wnerean DEUTSCHE BA-NK
IIATIONIAL TRUST COMPANY, is Plainirlt and
ARTHUR J. CSARES. el al. are Delendants I
,iall sell 10 the nighest and Desi Didder lor casn
in the East Corridor, First Floor,. Polk County
Courinouse 255 rNorth Broadway Banow in
Barlow POLK Counly. Florida 900 AM
o'clock on the 2 1 day o0 Jnary 2006 the
following descried property as set lonh in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 35, GREENLEFE ESTATES, PHASE
IlI, PART II, SECTION "C", AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 76, PAGE 15;
PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK COUNTY.
FLORIDA.
a/k/a 8 Abbey Court, Haines City, Florida
33844-9126. .
All sales are to'be held at the east ena of the
e ast corridor, first floor, of th'e Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway
Avenue. Banow, Florida; Please note that the
main entrance is located on Church Street. No
entry is possible from Bruadway Avenue In
the eenl any lemporary change is necessary,
the Clerk will post a NHoice ol Change atl he
sale location aireci.ng the Dddiers jO tre tim-
porary sale location.
If.you are a person with disabilities who needs
any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding you ai enillisa at rio co5i Io
you, to the provision ol certain assistance
Please contact Inm Olice of the Court Admin.s-
trator, (863) 534 4690, wirir, 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 2811 day of December,
2005.
SRICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of said Court
By /s/ Felicia Borders
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 9,16, 2006-0085


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC..
PLAINTIFF, .
-vs-
JOHN C. HARRISON AND MARIE L. HARRI-.
SON, HIS WIFE; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN
POSSESSION #1; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN
POSSESSION #2; IF LlvirG,'AND. ALL UN-
KNOWN PARTIES CLAIM.liNG BY, THOUGH.
UNDER-AND AGAINST THE ABOVE I-M.ED
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO
BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-
KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES.
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS
DEFENDANTS.
NO.:#05-CA-2630
Division#: 8
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursUant.to an
Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated De-
cember 21, 2005, entered in Civil Case No. 05-
CA-2630 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK County, Florida,
wherein MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC'REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC., Plaintiff and JOHN
C. HARRISON AND MARIE L. HARRISON, HIS
WIFE are defendantss, I will sell to the highest
* and best bidder for cash, AT THE EAST END
OF THE EAST CORRIDOR, FIRST FLOOR,
POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 255 NORTH
BROADWAY AVENUE, BARTOW, FLORIDA,
AT 9:00 AM, MAIN ENTRANCE IS ON
CHURCH STREET, NO ENTRY AVAILABLE
ON BROADWAY AVE. January 25, 2006, the
following described property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 8, BLOCK 6, TIER 5, HASKELL SUB-
DIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 1, PAGE 5-A, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA. TO-
GETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME PER-
MANENTLY AFFIXED THEREON. YEAR:
2003; MAKE: FLEETWOOD EAGLE
TRACE XLE MODEL 76048; VIN#:
GAFL235A88081-EA 21 AND.
GAFL235B88081-EA21.
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, Florida. 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 necessary,
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 proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the Court Adminis-
trator, (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 28th
day of December, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
POLK County, Florida
By:/s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 9, 16,2006-0084


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ANDREW GARRISON,
Deceased.
FILE NO.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
.The administration of the estate of AN-
DREW GARRISON, deceased, whose
date of death was August 17, 2004, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Polk
County. Florida, Probate Division. the ad-
dress of which is Drawer No. CC-4, Post
Office Box 9000, Bartow, FL 33830-9000.
The names and address of the Personal
Representatives and the Personal Repre-
sentati.e'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
notice has been served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having 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 PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this no-
tice is January 9. 2005.
Personal Representatives
Toni Smith, P.R.
808 Water Oaks Drive
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Attorney for Personal Representatives:
Rodney Durrance, Jr Esquire
Attorney for Personal Represenlaiive
Florida Bar No 118303
PO Box 7787
Winter Haven Florida 33883
Telephone (8631 294.0051
Jan. 9. 16, 2006-0088




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION -
IN RE: ESTATE OF
KATHLEEN A. STONE a/k/a KATH-
LEEN AMY RUSSELL STONE,
Deceased.
FILE NO.-
05-CP-2969
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
KATHLEEN A. STONE a/k/a KATH-
LEEN AMY RUSSELL .STONE, de-
ceased, whose date of death was July 16,
2004, and;whose Social. Security Number
is 263-68-8898. ;s pending in the Circuit
SCourt tor Polk Cournt,, Florida, Probate Di-
vision, the address of whicn is Drawer CC4,
Post Office Box 9000, Bartow, FL 33831-
9000. The names and address of the Per-
sonal Representatives and the Personal
Representative's attorney are set forth:
below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
personshaving claims or demands against
decedent's estate on whom a copy of this
notice has been served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER,
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE QN:THijMa:.i,,'A :, i:.
All othr,er crediro.r: o the decedent and
other :persons having clairrmsor demands
against decedent's estate must file trieir
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 PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DEATH.IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this no-
tice is January 9. 2005.
Personal Representatives
EDWARD C.R. BUXTON
720 Pelican Drive
Satellite Beach, FL 32937
Attorney for Personal Representatives:
RICHARD L. ROGERS of.
RICHARD L. ROGERS, P.A.
Florida Bar No.: 320269
1135 South Washington Avenue, Suite A
Titusville, FL 32780
(321)268-5173
Jan. 9, 1-6, 2006-009'3




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
FLORIDA: BUILDERS, LLC,. a Florida
limited liability company,
Plaintiff,
V' "s '. ;.* "
GUSTAVE ADOLPH FREDRICK, and
The UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES and
ASSIGNS of ERNEST EDWARD FRE-
DRICK, DECEASED,
Defendants.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005-CA-004895-0000-WH
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: GUSTAVE ADOLPH FREDRICK,
24922 SAVANNA TRAIL
ATHENS, ALABAMA 35613
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, PER-
SONAL REPRESENTATIVES and
ASSIGNS of ERNEST EDWARD FRE-
DRICK, DECEASED-RESIDENCE UN-
KNOWN.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Com-
plaint 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 attorney, whose address is
800 First Street S., Winter Haven, FL 33880,
on or before the 15th day of February. 2006
and file the original with the Clerk of this Court,
either before service on Plaintiff's attorney, or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief demanded
in the Petition.
The Plaintiff is seeking to quiet title on real
property described as follows:
Lot 28 and the Northerly 1/2 of Lot 29 of
SUNNY ACRES, as per plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 32, Page 31, Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida, LESS: Be-
ginning at a point 50.0 feet North 29'05'
East of the Southeast corner of Lot 28, said
point being on the Easterly line of said Lot
28; run thence North 60'55' West 300.0 feet;
run thence South 29'05' West 150 feet to


the South line of the North half of Lot 29;
run thence North 29'05' East 100.0 feet to
the Point of Beginning.
If you are a person with disabilities who
needs any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate 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 impaired,
call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court on this e3th day of December, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS, .
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/ Grisella Mercado
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006-0091


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Housing Authority of Bartow I:H-iI is
seeking for proposals for a Pest C':'or.rol/
Management Program. Proposals riu-r in-
clude but not limited to.
A. Method for an initial examination of 84
dwelling and non-dwelling units.
B. Program for a combined effort among
the Housing Authority, residents, and Pest
Control Company to maintain an effective
program.
C. Method for an ongoing program that
Should consist of follow-up visit for eleven
months following the initial examination.
D State license under which >our company
operates.
E.. Listing of previous projects with names
and telephone numbers of references.
F. Minimum of one million dollar
($1,000,000'1 Iabilit. insurance policy.
All proposals will be reviewed by an
evaluation team using the following fac-
tors: Bid compliance; experience; manage-
ment/service approach; price and PHA bo-
nus factors.
Interested firms must submit their propos-
als to the Central Office of the Housing
Authority of Bartow, 1060 S. Woodlawn
Avenue, Bartow, Fl 33880, in a sealed en-
velope marked "Proposals for Pest Control
2006-2007," to the attention of Cather-
ine E. Reddick, Executive Director, no later
than 2:00 p.m., January 30, 2006.
Housing Authority of Bartow reserves the
right to reject any and all proposals wrhen-
ever it is in the best interest of the HouS-
ing Authority of Bartow. The Housing
Authority of Bartow is an Equal Opportu-
nity Employer and promotes a Drug-Free
Workplace.
Jan. 9, 12, 2006-0095FR



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK COUNTY
WACHOVIA BANK. NATIONAL ASSOC;:A-
TION, successor by merger wnmn FloridaFir:.
Bank,'
Plaintiff,
Sv.
RONALD L CLOVER ei al
Delendants
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO.
S 2005-CA-003520-0000-WH
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GI3EEN pursuai-nl 1 sa
Final Judgment of Foreclosure died LI"-iT
Ser 22 2005. entered in Case No 2005-CA-
003520-0000-WH ol the Circuli Court ror Polk
County Florida. I will sell o the hngrel r.ja
best bidder for cash at Ine East Corridor Firli
Floor. Polk County Courhhouse. 255 Nlorih
Broadway Avenue. Bartow Florida atl 9 l
a m on the 26lb day of January ?006 me fol-
lowing described property as El liorh ir, said
Summary Final Judgmene
Loi 20. ot LUNI WOODS. according ic. I-,h
Plal Ihereol. as recorded in Piat Book- 81
Pages 12 and 13, public rea:corda o POii,
County, Florida.
TOGETHER WITH thai doublewide mobile
home described as 1987 CRES with VIN:
14603146A and 14603146eB
TOGETHER WITH ail Ine improvements
now or hereafter erected on, the property,
and all easements, rights, appurtenances,
rents royalies mineral ol and gas nr righi
and prc.til water rights and sick and all
tIxiures nowa : r herealler aliahed .to irI-
pioperty
All sales are to be held at Ihe east end ofl ire
east corridor, first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at. 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. Please: note that the
main entrance is located on Church Street. No
entry is possible Irc'm Broadway Avenue. In
trie event any temporary change i necessary,
, r.,lrie Clerk will po-a a IJr:iice l 1Cnange'.at the
sale Iocaiion dr~ecing ihe rhiddl.r. I, ine ter-
porary sale location
II you are a person wilnr, diabiithes 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 theCourt Adminis-
trator, (863) 534-4690. wirin Iwo (2) working
days of your receipt 01 ihis n rice 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 December 28 2005;
RICHARD WEISS
Clerk ol the Circuit C:ourl
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal) 4
Jan. 9,16, 2006-0086






IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVI-
SEE NEES, SIGNEES,LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATES OF
'CARL J. SELBO A/K/A CARL SELBO, DE-
CEASED, et al,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2005CA-003200-0000-SEC 07
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 22nd
day of December, 2005, and entered in Case
No. 53-2005CA-003200-0000-SEC 07, of the
Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and
for Polk County, Florida, wherein BANK OF
AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and UN-
KNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVI-
SEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATES OF
CARL J. SELBO A/K/A CARL SELBO, DE-
CEASED; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I
will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash
at the EAST END OF THE EAST CORRIDOR,
1ST FLOOR, POLK COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 255 N BROADWAY, BARTOW,
FLORIDA (ENTRY ON CHURCH STREET), at
the Polk County Courthouse, in BARTOW,
Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on the 26th day of Janu:-
1ry. 2006, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 73, OF PRESERVE AT SUNDANCE
PHASE ONE, AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 116, PAGE 44, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
All sales are to be held at the east end of the
east corridor, first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. 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 necessary,
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 proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the Court Adminis-
trator, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working
days of your receipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 22nd day of Decemb~a, 2005.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 9, 16, 2006-0080


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January 9, 2006










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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH J
DICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FO
POLK COUNTY
HOMEAMERICAN CREDIT, INC. D/B/A U
LAND MORTGAGE
-vs-
AUGUSTIN BAEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND A
SOLE HEIR AND AS PERSONAL REPRI
SENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF ALICI.
.BURGOS, DECEASED; CARMEN BAEZ; OE
CEOLA COUNTY; UNKNOWN PARTIES II
POSSESSION #1 AS TO 2464 RUTH LANI
IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIEc
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AN[
AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFEND
DANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO Bl
DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UL
KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEF
EST AS SPOUSES. HEIRS, DEVISEES
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS,
DEFENDANTS
S NO.05-CA-596
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale date
December 15. 2005 entered in Ciil Case Nc
05-CA-596 of the Circuit Court of Ine 10TH Ju
dicial Circuit in and for POLK County, Florida
Wherein HOMEAMERICAN CREDIT, INC
D/B/A UPLAND MORTGAGE, Plaintiff and
AUGUSTIN BAEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS
SOLE HEIR AND AS PERSONAL REPRE
TENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF ALICIA
BURGOS, DECEASED are defendantss, I will
sell 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, FLORIDA, AT 9.00 AM, MAIN EN
TRANCE IS ON CHURCH STREET, NO EN
TRY AVAILABLE ON BROADWAY AVE. a
9:00 a.m. January 19, 2006, the following de.
scribed property as set forth in said Final Judg
ment,-to-wit
PARCEL ONE: LOT 45 THAT PART OF
TRACT 14 IN THE SOUTHEAST QUAR-
TER-OF SECTION. 30, TOWNSHIP 26
SOUTH, RANGE 27 EAST, POLK
COUNTY. FLORIDA, SHOWN ON THE
PLAT OF THE FLORIDA DEVELOPMENT
COMPANY SUBDIVISION, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 60 THROUGH
63 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS:
COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST COR-
NER OF THE NORTHWEST, QUARTER
OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF
SECTION 30 AND RUN NORTH 00 DE-
GREES 02 MINUTES 57 SECONDS
'EAST 15.00 FEET. TO THE NORTH
-RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAND HILL
ROAD, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES
10 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST
ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE
389 55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING: THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89
DEGREES 10 MINUTES 51 SECONDS
WEST. 112 62 FEET THENCE NORTH 00
DEGREES 02 MINUTES 51 SECONDS
EAST, 354.21 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88
DEGREES 13 MINUTES 09 SECONDS
EAST, 72.15 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00
.DEGREES 02 MINUTES 51 SECONDS
AST, 13 50 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89
DEGREES 10 MINUTES 51 SECONDS
'EAST. 0.51 FEET: THENCE SOUTH 00
DEGREES 02 MINUTES 57 SECONDS
WEST, 364.25 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
TOGETHER WITH PARCEL TWO:
LOT 4, TIERRA DEL SOL, UNIT II, FIRST
ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT.
BOOK 4 PAGE 8., OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the east end of the
east corridor, first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. Please nole that the
main entrance is located on Church Street. No
entry is possible from Broadway Avenue. In
Inhe event any temporary change is necessary,
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 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 the Office of the Court.Adminis-
trator, (863) 534-4690. withlnin wo (2) working
days of your receipt of this notice; if you are'
hearing or voice ;impaired. call (TDD) (863)
534-7777, or Florida Relay Serv-ce 711.
DATED at BARTOW this 21st day of De-
cember, 2005. : 2
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
POLK Counrty Florida
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan."2, 9, 2006-0000


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FQR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
UPSHUR E. LEWIS, JR.,
Deceased.
D PROBATE DIVISION
File Number:
2005-CP-3031.
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 Upshur E. Lewis, Jr., deceased,
File Number 2005CP-3031, by the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is.Drawer CC-Post
Office Box 9000, Bartow, FL 33831-9000; that
the descendant's date of death was November
15, 2005, at Lake Wales, Polk County, FL: to-
tal cash value of the estate is $500.00, and
that the name and address of those to whom it
has been assigned by such order are:
John Robert Dalton
4120 S.W. 122nd Ave., Miami, FL 33175
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
FIED THAT:.
All creditors of the estate of the decedent
and other persons having claims or demands
against the estate otherthan those for whom
provision for full payment was made in the Or-
der of Summary Administration must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT-SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DE-
SCENDANT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED..
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is January 9, 2006.
John D. Weatherford
Attorney for Person Giving Notice
910 South Bay Street


Eustis, Florida 32726
(352) 357-5040
Florida Bar Number: 314005
Jan. 9, 16. 2006-0094


R IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
S TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR 'HSBC USA, N.A.
2005-HE-1
A PLAINTIFF.
VS.
N KEVIN MITCHELL IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD,
E; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS; DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES. LIEIORS.
D CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
E THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST KEVIN
MITCHELL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN
MITCHELL, IF ANY; MORTGAGE ELEC-
TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR FREMONT INVESTMENT
AND LOAN COMPANY A/K/A FREMONT IN-
VESTMENT & LOAN: AMERICAN GENERAL
FINANCIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA, INCI
F/K/A AMERICAN GENERAL FINANCE OF
AMERICA. INC ; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE
SAS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS) .
CASE NO:05-CA-3311
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a -
Summary Final Judgmeni of Foreclosure dated
November 18. 2005 entered in Civil Case No.
05-CA-3311 of the C.rcuil Court ol the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for.POLK County, BAR-
r TOW, Florida, I wi'l sell to the hignesi ana best
bidder for cash at THE EAST CORRIDOR ON
THE FIRST FLOOR at the. POLK County
Courthouse located at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Barlow. Flonda, at 9:00a.m. on,the1l8th day of,
S nuary, 2006 the following described property
t as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment,
to-wit:
SLOT 37 OF. SHEPARD .SOUTH,
ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR,..
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT : BOOK 61, PAGE 23, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS THE
EAST 30.00 FEET FOR .ROAD
RIGHT OF WAY.
All sales are to be held at the eastend of the
east corridor, first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway'
Avenue, Bartow, Florida. 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 necessary, the Clerk will post "Notice of
Cnange" at the sale location directing the
bidders to the temporary sale location;
If you are a person with disabilities who needs
any accommodation in order to participate,in
this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance;
Please contact the Office of the Court Adminis-
trator, (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 18th day of November, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
-,lan:2, 9,,2006-0012 .-...... -........ .




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION'
SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COUN-
TRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. F/K/A COUN-
TRYWIDE FUNDING CORPORATION D/B/A
AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER,
Plaintiff,
vs.
WILLIAM C. MARS, HOMEGOLD, INC. A DIS-
SOLVED CORPORATION; SUNTRUST
BANK; KIMBERLY MARS; JOHN DOE; JANE
'DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT (S) IN POS-
SESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2005-CA-00335-0000-SEC-08
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Motion and Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale
Date dated the1 5tth day of December, 2005,
and entered in Case No. 53-2005-CA-00335-
0000-SEC-08, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for Polk County, Florida, F
wherein COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.
is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM C. MARS; HOME-
GOLD, INC. A DISSOLVED CORPORATION;
SUNTRUST BANK; KIMBERLY MARS; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROP-
ERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at the EAST END OF
THE EAST CORRIDOR, 1ST FLOOR, POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 255 N BROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, FLORIDA (ENTRY ON
CHURCH STREET), at the Polk County Court-
house, in BARTOW, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 19th day of January, 2006. the following '
described property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit:
LOT 31, LAKE SHIPP HEIGHTS, UNIT 2,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 33,
PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA. i
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, Florida. Please note that the
main entrance is located bn Church Street. No
entry is possible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is necessary,
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 proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the Court Adminis-
trator, (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 201h day of December, 2005.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
, (.Seal)
Jan. 2, 6, 2006-0013


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
BROOK-JACKSON-KNAPP GROVES,
Florida General Partnership, and KAY B
JACKSON,
Plaintiffs,
VS
GREGORY C. HUSS, BETTY HUSS, CITIF
NANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., ant
AMERICAN GENERAL FINANCE, INC.,
Defendant.
CASE NO:
53-2005-CC-005770
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuar
to a final judgment entered in the above ent
tied cause of action in the County Court of Pol
County, Florida, I will sell the propeny situate
in Polk County, Florida described as:
Lot 5, TINDEL ESTATES, according to the
plat Inereol recorded in Plat Book 93, Page
46, Public Records ol Polk County, Flonda.
Parcel .D No 022927-853401-000050
at a public sale, to the highest and best biade
fcr cash, in the Polk County Counhouse. 255
North Broadway, Bartow. Florida 33830 9:0
a.m. on the 18lh day of January. 2006. -
All sales are to be held at the east end of the
Seat corridor, first floor, or Ihe Polk Count)
Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway
Avenue. Bartow, Florida. Please note that tin
main entrance is located on Church Street. No
entry is possible from Broadway Avenue. I
the event any temporary change is necessary
the Clerk will post a "Notice bl Change" at tne
sale location directing the bidders to the tem
porary sale location.
If you are a person with a disability who need
any accommodation in order to participate ir
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost t
you, to the provision of certain assistance
Please contact me Office of the Court Adminis
Iralor, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working
days of your receipt ol this notice: it you are
hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD) (863
534-7777, or Florida Relay Service 711.
DATED this 141r day of December. 2005.
RICHARD WEISS
As Clerk
BY /s/ Laureen Richardson .
As Deputy Clerk : ,
(Court Seal)
Jan. 2,9. 2006-0016





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
MIDFIRST BANK,
Plaintin.
vs.
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES. GRANTEES
AND CREDITORS OF BARBARA J.
LUHRSEN F/K/A BARBARA J. LONG, DE-
CEASED. AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWN-
ERS,
Defendants;. '.:
CASE NO. 2005-CA-004346
DIVISION: 07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES.
GRANTEES AND CREDITORS OF BAR-
BARA J. LUHRSEN F/K/A BARBARA J.
LONG, DECEASED, AND UNKNOWN
TENANTS/OWNERS
CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
You are notified that an action to lorecio-
sure a mortgage on Ihe following property in
Polk County. Florida
PARCEL 10 OF AN UNRECORDED SUR-
VEY, MORE PARTICULARLY DE-
SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS THE WEST 95
FEET OF THE NORTH 220 FEET OF THE
SOUTH 440 FEETiOF THE SW 1/4 OF
SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 27 SOUTH,
RANGE 25 EAST, POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1989 CRESENT
'LIMITED. INC MOBILE HOME WITH:
VINt'S 14604333B AND 14604333A; TI-
TLE NUMBERS 46626337 AND 46626303
commonly known, as 1755, Marker
Road, Polk City, Florida 33868 has.
been filed against you and you are re-
Squired to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, If any, to it on Michelle Garcia Gil-
bert of Kass, Shuler, Solomon, Spector,
Foyle & Singer, P.A., plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is P:O. Box 800, Tampa,
Florida 33601, on or before February 2,
2006, (or thirty (30) days from the first date
of publication, whichever is later) and file"
the original with the Clerk of this Court ei-
ther before service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a default
will be entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the Complaint.
DATED December 28, 2005.
Richard M. Weiss
CLERK OF THE COURT
By: /s/Mary Murphy
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0015




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY
WM SPECIALTY MORTGAGE LLC, WITH-
OUT RECOURSE,
Plaintiff,
vs;
NICHOLAS DESANDOLO AKA NICHOLAS R.
DESANDOLO AKA NICHOLAS DESANDOIO'
AKA NICHOLAS DESANDOL, et al,
Defendants.
CASE NO. 2005-CA-4504-WH
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: NICHOLDS DESANDOLO AKA NICHO-
LAS R. DES',''DOLO AKA NICHOLAS DE-
SANDOIO Ak. JICHOLAS DESANDOL AND
BRENDA L. .ESANDOLO AKA BRENDA L.
DESANSDIO,
Last known address: 1321 BONNIE GLEN '
STREET, LAKELAND, FL 33810
If alive, and if dead, all parties claiming interest"
by, through, under or against Def Name and all
parties having or claiming to have any right, ti-
tle or interest in the property described herein.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED, that an action for
Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following
described property:
THE NORTH 174 FEET OF THE SOUTH
329 FEET OF THE EAST 77 FEET OF
THE WEST 164 FEET OF THE NE 1/4 OF
THE NE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION
14, TOWNSHIP 27 SOUTH, RANGE 23
EAST, SAID LANDS SITUATE IN POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defenses
to it, if any, to it, on Lisa M. Rogers, Attorney
for Plaintiff, whose address is 951 N.E; 167th
Street, Suite 204, North Miami Beach, FL
33162, either within 30 days after the first pub-
ication of this notice, or before February 2,
2006 and file the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on Plaintiff's attor-


ney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a de-
ault will be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court
his 28th day of December, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Court
3y: /s/ Mary Murphv
As Deputy Clerk
Seal)
lan. 2.9.2006-0017




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1 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTI
K JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR POLIO
COUNTY, FLORIDA
a FAMILY LAW DIVISION
IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF:
DONNIE F. LEWIS f/k/a DONNIE F. ROBIN
SON,
Petitioner/Former Wife,
I- -and-
d JONATHAN G. ROBINSON,
Respondent/Former Husband.
/
CASE NO.:
1999DR-001036
NOTICE OF ACTION
nt TO: JONATHAN G. ROBINSON
i- RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
k ADDRESS UNKNOWN
d YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Dissc
lution of Marriage action has been filed
against you and you are required to serve
a copy of your written defenses, if any, t
it on Petitioner's/Former Wife's attorney,
BRUNO F. DeZAYAS, ESQUIRE, 5116 South
Wr Lakeland, Drive, Lakeldnd, FL 33813, or
5 Post Office Box 6069, Lakeland, Florida
0 33807, on or before January 26, 2006
and file the original with the Clerk of this
S Court either before service on Petitioner's
Y Attorney or immediately thereafter. Other
Y wise a default will be entered against yoi
e for the relief demanded in the Petition.
D ;, WARNING: Rule'12:285, Florida Famil
n Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain auto
Y. matic disclosure of documents and inform
S lion. Failure to comply can result In sanction,
- including dismissal or striking of pleadings.
DATED: December 20, 2005
s RICHARD M. WEISS
S Clerk of Court
o BY: is/ Yvette Johnson
. As Deputy Clerk
- Jan. 2, 9. 16, 23. 2006-0007


I) -


IN TIE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MAE ALICE TRIPLETT,
Deceased.
File No. 2005-CP-2178
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
(Intestate)
Tne administration ol the estate ol Mae Al-
ice Trlplett, deceased. File Number 2005-CP-
2178, is pending in Ihe Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address
ol which is 255 North Broadway. Bartow, Flor-
ida. The estate is intestate. The names and
addresses of the personal representative and
the personal representative's attorney are set
Iorth below.
All persons on whom a copy of this notice of
administration is served must object to the
qualifications of the personal representative,
venue, or jurisdiction of this Court. by filing a
petition or other pleading requesting rebel in
accordance with the Florida ProDare Rules,
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THE NOTICE ON
THE OBJECTING PERSON, OR THOSE OB-
JECTIONS ARE FOREVER BARRED.
Any person entilled to exempt property is
required to file a petition lot delerminalion ol
exempt property WITHIN THE TIME PRO-
VIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO EXEMPT
PROPERTY IS DEEMED WAIVED. Any per-
son entitled to elective share is required to I;le
an election to take elective share WITHIN THE
TIME PROVIDED.BY LAW.
Personal Representative
Norma K. Stevens
3400 Bailey Road
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Attorney for Personal Representative.
JAMES H. BUZBEE. ESOUIRE
Attorney for Norma K Stevens
Florida Bar No 150760
Post Office Drawer HHH
Plant City, Florida 33564
Telephone. (813) 754-1575
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0020






IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DOUGLAS H. SMITH,
Deceased.
FILE NO. 05 CP-2968,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of 'the estate of DOUG-
LAS H. SMITH, deceased, File Number 05CP-
2968, is pending in the Circuit Court for Polk
County, Florida, Probate Division, tne address
of wnich is Polk County Courthouse, Post Of1
fice Box 9000, Drawer CC-4419, Barlow, Flor-
ida 33830-9000 The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the personal
representatives' attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dents 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 PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must file their claims'
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER,
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this notice
is January 2, 2006.
Personal Representative
William Bruce Smith
Post Office Box 9000
Drawer J132 ,
BarTow, Florida 33831-9000
Attorney for Personal Representative
Philip 0. Alien, Esquire
Florida Bar No. 167375
PETERSON& MYERS, P.A.
Post Office Box 24628
Lakeland, Florida 33802-4628
Telephone: (863) 683-6511
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0019







IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
WILBUR LOUIS YOUMANS aka,
WILBUR L. YOUMANS,
Deceased.


File No. 05CP-2805.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
WILBUR LOUIS YOUMANS aka,
WILBUR L. YOUMANS, deceased.
whose date of death was September 1 5,
2005, is pending in the Circuit Court for
POLK County, Florida, Probate Division, File
Number 05-CP-2805; the address of which
is Post Office Box 9000, Drawer C-4, Bar-
tow, Florida 33831-9000. 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 per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims, and who have been
served a copy of this notice, on whom a copy
of this notice is served must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE FIRST


PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
H (30) DAYS AFTER.THE DATE OF SERVICE
K OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against he
decedent's estate, ncludng unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, and who nave
been served a copy ol this notice, must ilei
their claims witn this court WITHIN THREE (31
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 DE-
CEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of Ine hirst publication of this No-
tice is January 2 2006
SPersonal Representative-
Debra Youmans Plummer
e 3616 Nicholas Rd.
o Lithla; FL 33547
Attorney or Personal Represenlative
Onolree Cintron, Esq.
P.O. Box 1534
SBrandon,FL 33509
Fla.Barn 949655
s (813) 653-2992
SAttorney for Personal Representative
Jan. 2, 9,2006-0022

y IN THE CIRCUIT, COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION,
IN RE: ESTATE OF
VINEY W. HAMILTON,
Deceased.
File No. 05CP-2982
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration ofl te Estate of VINEY
W. HAMILTON. deceased. File Number
05CP-2982. is pending in Ine Circuit Court lor
Polk County. Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress ol which is Post Office Box 9000, Drawer
CC-4, Bartow, FL 33830-9000. The estate is
INTESTATE Tne names and addresses or the
'Personal Representative and the Personal
Representative's attorney are set forth elow.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom mis Notice of Admin-
Istration is served who have oblecrions Ihat
challenge Ite valaidiy ol the will, tne qualifica-
tions ol the personal representative, venue, or
jurisdiction of this Court are required to Ifle
their objections with Ihis Court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
ALL OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
All creditors of me decedent and olner per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy ol this
notice is served must Iile their claims with th.s
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
(30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All olner creditors ol the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the
decedent's estate must Iile 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 No-
tide is: January 2. 2006.
Personal Representative:
Lorenzo Hamilton
S3356 Sunny Brook Trail
Brooksville, FL 34604
STEPHEN F. BAKER
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Attorney lor Personal Representative
800 FIRST STREET, S.
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880
Florida Bar No.: 217182
Telephone (863) 299-2118
Jan.2,9,2006-0018


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MAE ALICE TRIPLETT
Deceased.
File No.: 2005-CP-2178
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration ol the estate ol MAE AL-
ICE TRIPLETT, deceased, whose date of
death was March 23, 2003, and whose Social
Security Number is 266-48-5649, is pending in
the Circu.l Court for Polk County, Florida, Pro-
bate Division, the address of which is 255
North Broadway, Bartow, Florida. The names
and addresses 6f the personal representative
and the personal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors ol ine edeedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, on whom a copy ol ntis notice is
required to be served must Iile Ineir claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE' OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against the
decedent's estate, must file their claims with
this, court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
'ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DE-
CEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this notice
is January 2. 2006.
Personal Representative:
Norma K. Stevens
3400 Bailey Road
Mulberry, Florida 33860
Attorney for Personal Representative:
James H. Buzbee ,
Attorney for Norma K. Stevens
Florida Bar No. 150760
Post Office Drawer HHH
Plant City, Florida 33564
Telephone: (813) 754-1575
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0021

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE'
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY
GLENN E. FRAZIER, individually, and DE-
SIREE A. FRAZIER, individually,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CHARLES L. BROOME, a/k/a Charlie L.
Broome, deceased and unknown spouse,
heirs, devisees, grantees, judgment credi- ,
tors, and all other parties claiming by,
through, under, or against him,.
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.


53-2005CA-004844-0000-00
Section: 07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
CHARLES L. BROOME, a/k/a
Charlie L. Broome, individually
and UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, JUDGMENT CREDI-
TORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST SAID NAMED DEFENDANT.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action
to a quiet and confirm title in the following
described real property located in Polk
County, Florida:
Lots 1 and 2, Block B, J. H. JOHNSON
SUBDIVISION, according to the map or
plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 32,
Page 15, of the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
the "Property".
has been filed by the Plaintiff. GLENN E.
FRAZIER, individually, and DESIREE A.


FRAZIER ndividually. against you
You are required to sere a copy ol your
written defenses, if any, to the Verified
Complaint to.Quiet Tax Title on the attor-
.ney lor the Plainlt, ANITA R GERACI.
Esquire. whose address is 1635 E. Hign.
."way 50. Suile 300. Clermon. Florida.
34711. on or before February 1. 2006, and
to file tne original with the Clerk ol Ihis
Coun enner before service on Plainlih's
attorney, or immediately thereafter, other-
wise a delaull will be entered against you
lor the reel demanded in the Complaint
Daled this 28rn day ol December, 2005
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By is' Steohan.e Wilson
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 2; 9,16, 23, 2006-0023


'N.THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA
AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC.,
Plaintiff,
v.,
RUDOLPH PAUL LLAMAS; WALLIE ANNA
LLAMAS, His Wife; MARK BAILEY; TENANT
il; TENANT #2; AND ANY AND ALL UN-
KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-
N.AMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE. WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN
INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMAiNTS,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2005CA-004419-0000-00
SECTION 07
NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: MARK BAILEY, 7444 Lewis Road, Lake-
land, FL 33810
S"Current Address Unknown"
Defendants.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to lore-
close a mortgage on the following real property
in Polk County Florida'
The North 21 feet of Lot IS and all of
Lot 19, Block A SUNSHINE ESTATES,
according to the Plat thereof as re-
corded in Plat Book 41, Page 7, of the
Public Records of Polk Cournty, Florida;
AND \
Lot 44, Block 1, HOWENOCA HILLS, ac-
cording to the Plat thereof as recorded
in Plat Book 9, Page 36, of the Public
records of Polk County, Florida.
has been filed against you in the Circuit
Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in
and for Polk County, Florida, and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses to it, if any, to:
GREGORY A. SANOBA, ESQUIRE
SANOBA & SANOBA, P.A.
114 East Edgewood Drve
Lakeland, Florida 33803-4015
on or before FEBRUARY 2. 2006. and file
the original with the Clerk of this Court ei-
ther before service on Plaintiff's attorney
or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a de-
fault will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint or Pet-
tion.
WITNESS my hand and Seal ol Ihis Court
on DECEMBER 29 2005
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Court
By /s/ Mary Murphy
As Deputy Clerk '..
(Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0026



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDIC-
TION DIVISION
ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP. INC
PLAINTIFF., .
VS.
LUIS G. MALDONADO ET AL
DEFENDANT(SI
CASE NO.: 05-CA-4260-04
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO- LUIS G. MALDONADO, UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF LUIS G. MALDONADO, ANITA
F. MALDONADO-LOPEZ AND MIGUEL AN-
GEL LOPEZ
whose residence is unknown if he.'she'
they be living; and if he.'she,/they be dead,
:he unknown defendants who may be
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assign-
ees, oenors, 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 par-
ties having or claimant to have any right,
title or interest in the property described
in the mortgage being foreclosed-herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED'that an ac-
tion to foreclose a mortgage onr the'following
property:.
LOT B, RESUBDIVISION OF LOT 1,
BLOCK D OF LAKE WALES HIGHLAND
HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TOI THE MAP
OR PLAT THERE AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 45, PAGE 18 OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS 'OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired.to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, 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 -February 2, 2006 (no
later than 30 daysfrom tne dale ol Ihe list
publication of'this notice oi action), and file
the original with the clerk of this court ei-
ther before service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default
will be entered against you for therelief
demanded in the complaint or petition filed '
herein.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH -HE AMERICAINS
WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons rwith d,-
abilities needing a special accommooat-cn
should contact COURT ADf.1INISTRATION. ai
the POLK County Courlnouse at, 1R800.955-
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, via!Florida Re-
lay Service: *
WITNESS my hand and the seal:of this
Court t POLK/County, this 29th day of De-
cember, 2005
RICHARD jM. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT .
By: s/ Mary Murphy
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006-0027




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;N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
B.N. DOB: 10/15/1997
MINOR CHILD
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
2002-DP-614600-XX
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
TARA WARREN
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
B.N., a female child born on
10/15/1997, to Tara Warren,
in Polk County, Florida.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDEDto
be and appear before MAGIS-
TRATE ROBIN MATIS JACKSON
in HEARING ROOM at 9:00 A.M.
on Wednesday the 15th day of
February, 2006, for this hearing
at POLK COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, COURTROOM- Juvenile
Division Hearing Room-SC1, 255
N. Broadway, BARTOW, FLOR-
IDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR IN
PERSON WILL BE TREATED AS
A CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should comact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida 33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871; or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida.Relay
Service."
S' RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Debbie Stinson
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Dec. 26-2005, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 2006-
4052
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.
JIMMY A. KNIGHT; JANE DOE
KNIGHT, THE UNKNOWN WIFE
OF JIMMY A KNIGHT; RHONDA
M. KNIGHT; JOHN DOE KNIGHT,
THE UNKNOWN HUSBAND OF
RHONDA M. KNIGHT; IF LIVING,
INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DE-
VISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
,. CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR'AGAINST
- THE ,NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
JOHN'DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT;
JANE DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT,
Defendantss.
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-004511-
0000-00
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice'is hereby given that,
pursuant to a Final Summary
Judgment of Foreclosure en-
tered 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 21&, COUNTRY
VIEW ESTATES PHASE
3, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF, AS RE-,
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 94, PAGE 18,
OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA..
A/K/A 5232 ROCK
DOVE- TRAIL, LAKE-
LAND, FLORIDA
33810.
TOGETHER WITH 'A
S1997 CLASSIC DOU-
BLE WIDE MOBILE
HOME VIN
JACFL1 7897A, TITLE
NO. 75251467 AND
VIN JACFL17897B, TI-
TLE NO. 75251468.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder, for cash, at
the East End of the East Corri-
dor, .First Floor, Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Bartow, Florida at
9:00 o'clock A.M., or as soon
thereafter 9:00 A.M., the 18th
day of January, 2006.
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, 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
Sthe temporary sale location.
SIf you are a person with dis-
abilities 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-
Stance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,
S(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 Flor-
Sida Relay Services 711.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
SBy /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 2, 9, 2006 00 '5


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY *
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CHASE.MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPO-
RATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ROGELIO GARCIA, et al.,
Defendant (s).
CASE NO.
2005CA-004171-0000-00-Div. 04
NOTICE OF ACTION,
TO: ROGEUO GARCIA
Residence Unknown
TO: MARIA GARCIA
Residence Unknown
If alive, and if dead, all parties claiming interest
by, through, under or against ROGELIO OR
MARIA GARCIA, and all parties having or
claiming to have any right, title or interest in
the property herein described.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Fore-
closure of Mortgage on the following described
property:
LOT 83, SHADY HAMMOCK SUBDIVI-
SION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 86, PAGE 15 AND 16, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A 1990 GLENHILL
ROAD MOBILE HOME ID NO.
FLFL79A09479GB AND
FLFL79BO9479GB
a/k/a 4026 Shady View Drive, Mulberry,
Florida 33860.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it, on Stuart H. Gitlitz, Attor-
ney for Plaintiff, whose address is 9830 S.W.
77th Avenue, Second Floor, Miami, Florida
33156, on or before February 9 2006. a date
.which is within thirty (30) days after the first
publication of this Notice in the POLK
COUNTY DEMOCRAT and fil eme original
with the Clerk of this Court eilner before serv-
ice on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately there-
after; otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court this 4th day of January, 2006.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Mary Ann Ray
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 9,16, 2006-0081




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SERVICES
AIRBORNE TREE SERVICE. Complete
tree service available. Licensed and In-
sured. Free Estimates. Senior and Milita-
ry discounts. 863-370-0221.
BASS LAWN CARE
Free estimates given. Commercial or
Residential. Call 533-2244. Licensed and
Insured.
C. J. Masonry & Handyman Services. No
job too small or large. Plumbing, 20
years experience. Reliable, Dependable,
Reasonable. 863-285-8522.
CALVIN'S HAULING INC.
Topsoil, concrete wash, fill dirt, also lev-
eling with a tractor. Call 533-1852 leave
message if no answer.
DOG GROOMING small and large
breeds in home environment. Pick up
and delivery available. No Charge. Call
Amarida 863-412-3139 for appointment.
HIGH GAIT FARM. Horse boarding,
training; lessons, dressage arena; round
pen, riding ring, concrete bam. Ken Allen
(863)537-2720.
PHOTOGRAPHY. WE do weddings and
more! Call Creech Photography at 533-
5676 .
POLK PAINTING, interior, exterior, free
estimates, licensed. Mike Thomas at
863-412-9169.
PORTRAIT AND wedding photography.
Children, families, pets, in-home sittings.
Jack Littlefield, Photographic Memories.
533-9064.
WILL CLEAN houses and run errands.
References available, 258-8838.

WANTED
ROOMMATE TO share half rent and half
utilities. 2 bedroom house in Bartow.
534-1401 or 271-0026.


WANTED
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Houses, apartments and,
buildings, land, mobile
homes and parks,
storage units.

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CLASSIFIED


BARTOW, 533-4183


GENERAL
HELP WANTED
A CASH COWII
90 VENDING MACHINE UNITS/YOU
OK LOCATIONS. ENTIRE BUSINESS-
$10,670. HURRYI 800-836-3464
WB02428.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Professional setting., Excellent people
skills are essential for this busy office.
Computer knowledge, ability to multi
task. F/T. Mail resume to: Office, 1180
Hermosa Avenue, Bartow, FL. 33830.
CLERICAL WORK from home helping U
. S Company File HUD/FHA Mortgage re-
funds. Call NTA 1-800-798-8119.
FOOD PROCESSOR and Servers want-
ed in:Bartow. Contact Kim Martin 604-
8828 after 2 p.m.
FOSSILS, I will pay you top dollar lor
your fossil shark teeth. Big or small I will
buy them all. Zach 407-234-0521.
FULL TIME Hair Stylist. Nail Tech, Es-
thetician needed. MUST Apply in person,
see Jackie for special applications or in-
terviews, Thursaay-Saturday, 9 a.m;-6
Sp.m. 863-519-9210.
GROVE WORKER wanted. Tractor
work, hand labor, irrigation, etc. Driver li-
cense required. Bilingual a plus. 537-
1177.
JRS-GEO SERVICES Drilling & Boring
Full time positions available
Call 425-0275
MANAGER AND leasing available on
new apartment community. Established
management company, full benefit pkg.
and 401K. Please fax resume to 281-
893-8916 or e-mail to melisse.bryant@
capstonemanagement;com.


m MANAGER AND MANAGER-TRAINEE,
clerk. Apply kYZ Liquors, 295 US High-
way 17 South, Bartow.
NEEDED PART-TIME caution flaggers
local motor cross track. Wednesday /
Thursday 5:00-10:00. Saturday 9:00-
3:00 / 5:00-10.00. Sunday 9:00-4:00.
863-224-0238
PLUMBING FOREMAN, plumber helper,
experience in commercial work. Work in
Polk and Orange County. Call 1-800-
728-6053.


PRE SCHOOL teacher needed. Experi-
enced, team worker, enjoy challenging
children'to -learn. 6& hours a. day and
*;. , cclosing responsible. 519-0096.
RESPONSIBLE 'PERSON 't care 'for
newborn. Non Smokers. References re-
quired. Monday-Friday. 863-559-3237.
RESIDENTIAL UNIT accepting applica-
tions for PT Food Service employment.
Pay DOE. Must be available to work
weekends and holidays, Apply 2725
State Road 60 East, Bartow.

OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT


BARTOW MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
Office & Warehouse
Space available.
Prices range from
$2.40-$9.50/sq. in.
863-533-1195

OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE 3800 sq ft.
building, 3 years old. Good location.
Adaptable to many uses. Offices, etc.
640-1024.


PROFESSIONAL OFFICE building with
parking. Good location. Call 533-6547.

FREE
55-GALLON STEEL Drums. Contain res-
idue of soy-based printing ink. They're
behind The Democrat on Summerlin
Street. Help yourself.
FREE KITTENS, 1 Black & White, 1
Siamese, 1 Black, 1 Adult Tabby 11/2 F,
1 Siamese Adult 21/2 Litter trained,
Ready to go. 863-781-5475.
FREE TO a good home. 2 male adult
cats, declawed and neutered. 1 female
cat (1 1/2 years old). Family moving arid
can't take with them. Please call 519-
5753.
PUPPIES FREE to a good home, 5 to
choose from. Call 533-8019 after 5:00.


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

WANTED,
TO BUY
SHARKS TEETH. I pay more $$$ than
anyone for your fossil teeth. Big or small,
I will buy them all. Zach 407-234-0521.
TOP DOLLAR paid for shark teeth. Call
813-240-4740. ASAP.
USED FISHING Reels working or not.
533-9548.
HORSE
FOR SALE
FQR SALE or Trade. Registered Arabi-
an, 15h, 10 years, great ground man-
ners, trail horse. Up to date on shots and
coggins. $1500. Please call 245-2435.


A DS MEADE 285-8625
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APARTMENT
FOR RENT
495 GUAVA Street. Bartow Apt. # 3. 1
bedroom/1 bath, $325 month, $300 de-
posit, 1 year lease..Call 863-603-7715 or
863-533-3900.
790 EAST Boulevard., Apt. A, Bartow. 2
bedroom/1 bath. $500 monthly. $400 se-
curity deposit. Washer/dryer hookups, 1
year lease. Call 863-603-7715 or 86-
533-4482.
COUNTRY LIVING, single story apart-
ment homes available. Studio and 1 bed-
room; starting at $419. No income re-
strictions. Hurry only a few left. Call 863-
534-3243. Bearcreek Apartments.
EFFICIENCY APARTMENT all utilities
included, swimming pool. 533-5553.
THE HOUSING Authority of Bartow
will be accepting applications for 1, 2,
3 and 4 bedroom apartments begin-
ning on Monday, January 23, 200-6.
Applications will be accepted each day
beginning at 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM until
50 applications are received for each
bedroom size as specified.
Please bring Birth Certificates and Social
Security Cards for Each household
member, proof of income and Picture
Identification for all adult household,
members.
Incomplete applications will not be
accepted.
Applications are placed on the waiting
list by location preference, date and time.


HOUSE
FOR RENT
1920 DE La Palma, 2 bedroom, 2 bath,
with large living room and large kitchen.
$800 per month, $800 security. King Re-
al Estate Services. 1-863-533-4119.
2 BEDROOM, 1 bath, CHA, Appliances,
hookups, carpet, screened porches,
$750 month, $750 deposit. 533-2003.
Credit check. No pets.
FORT MEADE, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, car-
port, CHA, washer/dryer hookups $650
month, first, last, $600 security. Call 863-
594-1217.
WANTED: RENTER in need of one
bedroom house on Bartow's westside
New AC. $395 monthly, $395 deposit.
Call 863-299-8070.

For the most news in your area
read the Democrat or Leader.


BOAT FOR SALE
17 FT. Bass Tracker, 60 hp Mercury
Mariner, new trolling motor, delph and
fish finder, runs great, excellent condi-
tion, lots of extras. Call Marty Wilson at
863-581-5072 or 863-533-5219.

HOUSE
FOR SALE
4 BEDROOM, 1 1/2 baths, Bartow. CHA,
CB, $140,000. 695 W. Parker. 533-1323.
DISTRESS SALES, Bargains. Free list
w/pics, 100K +. No investors, Keller Wil-
liams Realty www.polkbestbuys.com
SOUTH SIDE, Bartow. 2 bedroom/possi-
ble 3, 2 bath, CHA, living, dining, family
rooms, 10x24 storage'shed. 1540 Bou-
gainvillea Way, $180,000. 863-679-9717.
TOP NOTCH REALTY
Website www.topnotchrealty.org
DUPLEX
FOR RENT
NEW 2/1 bedroom duplex. 1980 E. Blvd
Street. $675 first and last. 863-559-7142.
MOBILE HOME
SFOR RENT
2 OR 3 BEDROOM, 1 bath, CHA,Florida
room, appliances, washer/dryer hook-up.
Quiet location. 863-647-1958.
3 BEDROOM, 2 bath in small park on
lake. $600 per month plus deposit. 1-
407-645-1432. 2045 J. Jackson Road,
Fort Meade.
BRAND NEW 2 bedroom, 1 bath, in qui-
et small park on lake. $500 per month
plus deposit, unfurnished. $1,000 per
month furnished. 1-407-645-1432.
2045 S.J Jackson Road, Fort Meade.

MOBILE HOME
FOR SALE
BY OWNER, Lakefront, doublewide
manufactured home. 2 bedroom, 2 full
bath, island kitchen, great room, Florida
room, storage building and carport. New
central air and much more., This is a
must see. $93,500 Call 533-8538.


ACREAGE


5 ACRE lots for sale, 2 miles east of Fort
Meade on Keller and Parish Road. Pre-
development sale. Prices starting at
$75,000. Quality Realty, Inc. 863-533-
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Lady Jackets' Softball

Alumni Event Set


By MARK KING

The Bartow High School Lady
Jackets' softball team will once
again host the annual alumni
event on Friday, Jan. 27, and
Saturday, Jan. 28.
On Jan. 27 at 6 p.m., there
will be a special scrimmage
game between the 2006 varsity
and junior varsity squads. Ad-
mission and concessions will be
free and open to all, but dona-
tions will be accepted.
All past players for the team
are encouraged to return to "One
Bug Place" for a chance to again
take to the field and swing the


bat.
The alumni game will start on
Jan. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Lady
Jackets' stadium.
Registration for the alumni
players is only $25 and includes
a special commemorative T-shirt
and barbecue dinner. Fans and
spectators also can purchase bar-
becue dinners for just $6.
Souvenir T-shirts and other
team products can be purchased.
during the weekend, as well as
season passes, "fan-tastic" seat-
ing and the new luxury chair-
back seats located along the first
baseline.


A nine-hole celebrity skins
game featuring NBA superstar
Charles Barkley and golf legends
Andy Bean, Jerry Pate, Fuzzy
Zoeller and Jim Thorpe will take
place at the YMCA Par 3 on Fri-
day, Jan. 13 at 2:15 p.m.
Tickets for the event are $25
per person
Celebrities will be joined by
sponsor players and compete for
skins on each hole. In the event
of a tie, a chip-off on hole nine
will decide the winner.
At 4 p.m., golf instructor
David Leadbetter will be joined
by Barkley and Bean for a clinic
designed to help.future golfers


and spectators improve their
skills.
This clinic will take place on
the YMCA Par 3 driving range.
All proceeds benefit The First
Tee of Lakeland.
The Barkley, Bean and
Friends celebrity event spon-
sored by Publix Super Markets
Charities, is in honor and mem-
ory of George W. Jenkins, Foun-
der of Publix Super Markets,
Inc.
For more information on spon-
soring the event or to order tick-
ets, call The First Tee at 577-
1833. Tickets also are available
at all Lakeland YMCA locations.


Bass Fishing Prohibited in

Lake Josephine Until June


A six-month project to restore
shallow-water habitat in Lake
Josephine, a 1,236-acre lake in
Highlands County, is under way.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) has launched a $1.1 mil-
lion project to improve the lake.
The project targets two of the
lake's three pools for restoration.
Plans are to lower the pools' wa-
ter levels separately and at dif-
ferent times for individual atten-
tion.
To protect the bass fishery
during the project, the FWC im-
posed a temporary regulation
that requires anglers to release
all largemouth bass unharmed
and immediately upon capture
throughout the lake through to
June 1.
"With water, levels being so
low, anglers should'catch a lot of
fish, which is why we decided to
impose a temporary prohibition
against harvesting bass during
the project," said Beacham
Furse, FWC project manager.
From now through the spring
of 2006, access and navigation to,
lowered sections of the lake will
be limited, but anglers 'with,
small boats or canoes should be
able to get in and fish those sec-
tions.
"Anglers who fish the east
pool of Lake Josephine will have
no problem with access since the
draw-down will only affect the
west arid center pools. Even so.
the temporary restriction on har-
vesting largemouth bass applies
to the entire lake." Furse said.
In order to restore Lake Jose-
phine's degraded habitat, work-
ers must remove underwater
muck deposits and mats and re-


place muck and shoreline vege-
tation with clean sand and bene-
ficial aquatic plants.
Officials have constructed
temporary dams to separate all
three sections of Lake Josephine
and enable workers to control
water levels in each section inde-
pendently and expose the lake
bottom. Heavy equipment will
scrape the exposed muck and re-
move the thick mats of shoreline
vegetation that have accumu-
lated over the pa" ver-i dec-
ades. Then lake managers will
plant beneficial aquatic vegeta-
tion before refilling the lake dur-
ing the summer wet-season and
removing the dams.
Furse said it's important to
note that as a lake ages, muck
from decaying plants accumu-
lates on the bottom. Eventually,
muck builds ta a point where it
inhibits, the spawning of bass
and other sportfish by covering
and suffocating their eggs.
Scraping the muck leaves a
clean sand bottom that provides
an excellent spawning habitat
for sportfish.
Excessive plant growth along
the shoreline limits wildlife and
fish use of what is potentially.
the most biologically productive
part of a lake. Removing the
thick mats of overgrown vegeta-
tion along the shoreline provides
fish and wildlife access to key
productive shallow-water areas
of the lake.
For more information on the
Lake Josephine project, call
Beacham Furse at 462-5190.
For the most news in
your area read the
Democrat or Leader.


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your house quickly, use at least 3" r -H Il
house numbers in a color that con-
trasts with your home.
If you have a street-side mailbox, .=
consider putting the number on each
side.
Emergency crews, your mail car-
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Free Throw Competition Set


The Knights of Columbus will
hold their annual free throw
championship for boys and girls
ages 10 to 14 on Jan. 21 at 9
a.m. in Nye Jordan Park.
The winners from this event
will progress through local, dis-
trict, and state competitions in
their respective age divisions.


Applications can be obtained
at Bartow Civic Center or
Carver Recreational center. Par-
ticipants are required to provide
proof of age and written parental
consent at registration the morn-
ing of the event.
For more information, call
519-0327.


Kenya Produces Most

World Class Runners


A disproportionate number of
the iorld's championship mara-
thoners come from a three mil-
lion-member African tribe in
northwestern Kenya.
Bill Orr Bartow's own
"marathon man" and his wife,
Susan, made a two-week trip to
Kenya, spending most of their
time visiting that area. He told
Bartow Rotarians about the ex-
perience.
"Kenya is a magical country,"
he said, a nation about the size
of Texas. It has produced more
Olympic long distance runner
medalists than any other coun-
try since the 1960s.
The northwestern region that
produces most of these champi-


ons has a high altitude and a
cool, dry climate, considered an
ideal training environment for
building runner endurance.
"Athletes do nothing but run,
eat and rest," Orr said. They
typically run three times a day,
usually practicing in groups.
They consume a lot of whole
milk and sugar.
Their staple diet is a grain
which Orr describes as "tasting
like overcooked grits."
While in Kenya, the Orrs at-
tended the Kenyan National
Cross Country Championships,
which were held at a horse rac-
ing track.
He illustrated his talk with a
DVD of photos taken on his trip.


765th Anniversary Nuggets

The Polk County Democrat

S ayer Loyal Frisbie, the first of four generations of
Frisbies to go into the newspaper business and
founder of The Democrat, was a Panhandle corre-
spondent for the Kansas City Times in his early years in
the business. His grandson, S. Loyal Frisbie, wrote this
account of a conversation he had with his grandfather:
"In his old age, Sayer Frisbie talked very little about his
colorful early years. An exception: after a relaxing supper
with a grandson and granddaughter-in-law in 1940, he
reminisced about episodes in his frontier days, of which
the most stirring was this incident:
"A family of four father, mother, adult son and daugh-
ter were waylaying travelers in the scantily-populated
desert areas. After taking the traveler in for seeming hospi-
tality of a meal and a night's rest, the family would rob
and murder their guests, and dispose of their bodies in the
wastelands.
"When word of these depredations reached a popula-
tion center, lawmen recruited a posse and set out to deal
with the outlaws. In the group were a few newspaper
reporters, including young Frisbie. Having found and cap-
tured their quarry, the posse wasted no time in dispensing
justice. The old folks were hanged. The younger two were
tied to the backs of their horses, and the steeds were
whipped to gallop into the desert.
"On the return journey with the posse, Frisbie arranged
to get 'lost' from the group, then took a short cut to the
nearest telegraph station and to a 24-hour beat with his
story of the expedition." S. L. Frisbie, IV


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* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat
together the butter and sugar on medium to high until light and fluffy,
scraping down the sides of the bowl often.
2. Add the molasses, egg yolks and vanilla extract; beat well.
3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, salt and nutmeg.
4. With the electric mixer on low, add the dry ingredients to the wet
ingredients and mix just until combined.
5. Drop the dough by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet, about 1
inch apart. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden. Transfer the cookies to a
wire rack and let cool 15 minutes. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
Note: You will need an adult's help with this recipe.



Meet Ralph Archbold
Ralph Archbold dresses each day in his
Colonial gentleman's clothing and becomes
the Ben Franklin of the 1700s. During the
jI summer he can be found under the
Smulberry tree at Franklin Court, the site of
I Ben's home, telling stories to visitors.
Mr. Archbold is known as the official Ben
Franklin of the City of Philadelphia. He has
been part of more than 7,000 school
programs and has met six presidents, including Jimmy
Carter, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.
In 2006, Mr. Archbold and others will be celebrating Ben
Franklin's 300th birthday on Jan. 17 which happens to be
his birthday, too!
Ralph, soon to be 65, loves what he does and enjoys his young
audices. He says, "The real key to happiness is to find something
you love to do and figure out how to make a living at it."
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/ FUNNY'S S nn OrJui&S
All the following jokes have something in common. Can you
find the common theme or category?

Alice: What goes around everywhere?
Alvin: Belts!
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Alfred: Why did the belt end up in prison?
Aleesha: Because it held up a
pair of pants!


Alfonso: What can be tight one day and /
Loose the next?
Avery: The belt of someone who is dieting! -





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club Ben

I will
do
better...


Ben gained
fame with his
L kite experiment.
In 1752, he
discovered that
lightning and the
air around it were
charged with
electrical currents.
As a lightning
storm approached, Ben and his son,
William (age 22), went to a nearby
shed and flew the kite from there.
Ben touched a key hanging from the
kite string with his knuckle and
sparks flew.

Ben invented a lightning
rod to protect buildings from
strikes. He attached a tall metal
rod to the side of a house. The rod
pointed upward and attached to a
chain buried at least 10 feet into the
ground. The rod would send a
lightning charge down the chain into
the ground.

The Ben
Franklin
National _
Memorial is

the big lobby,
or rotunda, of P a
Memorial
Hall at the
Franklin
Institute in
Philadelphia.
The statue is
20 feet high and weighs 30 tons. The
Franklin Institute is a science
museum featuring many of
Franklin's original possessions and
other science exhibits.


The Junto was a
organized. The
group of men
worked hard to try
to better
themselves and
their community.


Ben was skilled
as a negotiator
and diplomat.
(Diplomats work
out agreements between people or
countries.)

Ben invented'
an odometer,
which counted the
number of times a wheel turned to
get the distance for mail routes. He
was put in charge of the Colonial
postal service and came up with many
new ways of delivering the mail.

Ben became a printer's s
apprentice at age 12 to
his older brother James. -
When Ben was 17, he ran
away to Philadelphia. He
later had his own print
shop and published a newspaper, The
Pennsylvania Gazette. By 1748, when
he was only 42 years old, he had
made enough money to retire.

c aF Ben's son, William,
S quit as the royal
governor of New Jersey
\ and fled to England.
\ William did not support
the American Revolution. Ben was
very upset by this. Earlyto bed,
early to rise;
Poor Richard's makes a man
healthy, wealthy
Almanack, or yearly and wise.
calendar, was Ben's big
printing success. What made it
popular were the witty sayings. It
was published from 1732 to 1758.

Ben invented the
Franklin stove. At that
i time there were many
-=- -- fires when sparks flew
out of fireplaces. The new stove
produced more heat, used less wood
and was safer.

Ben liked to travel.
He crossed the
Atlantic Ocean three times to go to
England andonce to visit France.


The unique fur hat .' ,
that Ben wore when he :
was in France got him ll /
much attention. Ben
was popular both with
common people and royalty.

When he was a young man, he
made a list of 13 virtues that he
planned to live by for the rest of
his life.

Ben married his
wife, Deborah, in
1730. When he started
his print shop, she ran .
the store. She died in- /
1774 while he was: away in France.
She and Ben had one daughter
named Sally. They also had a son,
Francis, who died in 1736 at the age
of 4.

Ben believed in
exercise to keep
in shape. He was
Sa great swimmer
-at a time when
most people did not enjoy the sport.
At one time he used a kite to pull
him across a pond.

Ben was a Yankee. He was born
in Boston and lived most of his life
in Philadelphia.

Ben lived with zeal. He had a
great love of life and interest in
other people. He wanted to do what
he could to make their lives better.
He also organized the first lending
library, fire insurance company and
public hospital.

"Ben Franklin: In Search of a Better World" is an
exhibit at the National Convention Center in
Philadelphia from Dec. 15, 2005, to April 30,
2006. In the next two years it will travel to St.
Louis, Houston, Denver, Atlanta and Paris.
* Teacher's guide at:
www.benfranklin300.com/education.htm
Sites to see:
Swww.benfranklin300.org
* www.gophia.com/ben
Swww.constitutioncenter.org
* Independence Park at: www.nps.gov/inde .
* The Franklin Institute at: www.fi.edu




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