The Clewiston news
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Title: The Clewiston news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Creation Date: February 24, 1928
Publication Date: 1928-
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Clewiston (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Hendry County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hendry -- Clewiston
Coordinates: 26.753399 x -80.9336 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
General Note: Tom Smith, editor.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 000366793
oclc - 33429955
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System ID: UF00028415:00150
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Preceded by: Clewiston progress

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DECLAREDINNOCENT j'\'i; '" '- OF ,STATE IS Fl ie r Guided

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State : Unwinds Thread. Capitalist Glades l Force ., doyn.i( : by a broken' :strut

: r wire Clarence'; Chamberlin, pilot
<'. Of CircumstantialEvidence Country: as State'sHope
.and. partner ot Charles A. Levine on
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: II ,. +.. ,. ; ; 1' \,.: \rnn-sAtlantIc: : ., flight. spent half

'(Special to the Clewiston News) ri -.'.;', }"lorida's/r.1! te', .Is .dependent t\, not. ,an, hour: }n Cle.wisfo p1ye t rdar;" aft, : .-

Dr, S. J. S.irmans, Jacksonville alone on' tourists, ;--citrus .' or truck el'hbon'en route from.Tampaxt8:. Coral -. .. '

physician charged:! with the murder I a r y' r 3 R crops. but primarily on the success Gables""* *,.;..{vtcre'l r* j*lannVdJtoiyrostL3i--r f<,:js; -, 1 t':1::

'' of Albert Douglas, Fort Denaud .-,,. of the great sugar cane production '-- fj* -$
; ,:: before taking the air for. Key West._.'...i'J
youth' was' found not guilty by the rp1 5,;:, v r 1]$ !movement! in the northern Everglades
and Havana. He arrived here at 5.13
"1' Glades county jury who returned according to W. J. (Fingy) Conners, :

; the acquittal verdict this morning, nationally known capitalist of Palm b'clock, and spent,half' an hour 1i ru. .

s it was learned before going to Beach and Buffalo who in an exclusive His arrival)r'was/marked, by. only

." press. The jury was out all, night statement to the Clewiston News J a few and when he landed in the

'j>'. and the verdict was returned short. said,:
small aviation field opposite the
.; ly after nine o'clock this morning. "If sugar doesn't bring back FlorIda '
ton Motor the cu. "
MOORS HAVEN, Feb. 23.-Culminating it will never come back" .'Clew company,

;, ,one of the most bitterly contested Mr.\ Conner's statement was not, riouscrowd, that gathered thought at:

legal battles Mil the history of the overenthusiastic expression of first that it was merely a chance

Glades Guy P. Strayhorn, aL one blindly confident in the possibiLities
i' county, aviator that had been forced down,

: itorney for, the state of Florida late \ of the Everglades section, for flier's
.' and the ,noted identity was
Uoday completed his weaving of testimony more than eight years ago before the -
nos made'known until L. A. Morgan ''
gathered from witnesses dur Everglades was known as a sugar
jr., publisher of the Clew Is ton
',ing the past two weeks; and left in country, he had produced 100 .tons
News passing in his car recognizedthe
the hands of the jury, the case, of Dr. of cane to .an acre on some of hs! '
famous birdman
S. J. Sirmans, charged with the murder landfand from the standpoint of, the
Before Morgan's arrival the crowd
t of 18 year old Albert Douglas; of M ,' w needs of the state, ,Mr. Conners is
'S inquiries
4 curious
Y 59Y! :r had been mildly making -
Fort D naud. On the decision of the probably better qualified than any
concerning the small Sperryplanef
twelve men, the majority of whom other individual in the state' to' dis.
4 ; and plying the aviator with
.are farmers of Glades county," hangs ,y;yr cuss this subject.Mr. ./
commonplace questions concerninghis
the fate of Sirmans, and the words !'?} \r.YY "p 4A Conners is known throughoutthe S "
\, flight here.'Modestly .
of the jury foreman expected soon country for the almost uncanny ,
Chamberlin did not an-
will announce. whether Simians is to ; :\ accuracy of his predictions which
nounce his identity and would have
be electrocuted in the'state peniten.. have always been based on solid fact, '
; left unknown) had not' the newspaperman
*&. Diary or 'be dismissed, a free man. and his forecast for the future: of the
: arrived.
. .. v-}'' He.. offered_ as_. circumstantial. evi-' Everglades. section as a sugar cane
I : : All efforts to persuade Chamber..
fT/dence the statements of witnesses producing country is vitally important
tin to spend the night here were unavailing _
j r. for the state that the Sirmans car "', ,
.\. however, as he explained
':1was found blood-stained a few yards /''Vh t in your opinion does the" .
that he was due in Coral Gables in
away and, he told of Sirmans hurry- future hold l for this entire northern I
a short time and insisted on leaving.
: .,.' ing in the same bloodstained car, Everglades area. as a sugar country?
Although those tried to
J present
7' to Fort Myers; where he was arresL he was asked. _
I t point out the dangers of continuingthe
ed, and held for the crime. Typically, Mr. Conners without
trip with the broken strut the
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, The plea offered by the defense l ('' q'y) ,},,:r y wordy preliminaries came .straight. to
( dClr tranftAtljxnticj flJer firmly stated
counsel was that Sirmans was out the point:, :-:'.1'
that his schedule' called for his con-
, with a party on the night of the < "You can raise the best cane here.
, "tinUiDg and he woujd) make: Coral
';,i crime but that his car was stolen You can get greater tonnage per ;" ---
i } Gables by nighV fa.l1"-- ._.
., from him, and he badly beaten., Alibis High ,among the prize winners at the South Florida Fair at Tampa was the Hendry County exhibit where the rich. acre: the sucrose is higher and you've I ....? ....-'
Leaving Tampa at 2:30 ( dkc l { tlilsrafternoon
.were also produced to show that sugar cane from the fields of Clewiston was a feature of the exhibit.. Justification of the trouble and expense! of got the best land ,for this purposeIn
after attending the d.tdL
Sirmans spent the night at his home. the display }is shown in the nine ribbons, picture of which is shown above. in addition to the Hendry County boothat the country. .
s cation ceremonies at the new Tampa
.. the Fair. "There will\ be this year two sugar
airport, Chamberlin in his small
OYSTER, SUPPER TO t I mills in operation in the Everglades.
three cylinder
plane started for Coral .
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Within' five or ten there will!
.. ... BE HELD TUESDAY stration.Books I years Gables, but experiencing trouble
...: ---- HOOKER! IS I,LOCAL CLUB be 10 sugar mills." with the strut wire .east of Clewis-

Will,Open March 1 The financier did not elaborate on
;j)) Church Debt Will Be ton, he dropped close to earth to
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is'PRAISED his views nor Insert any qualifying
t MADE CLUB tucly the terrain and 1

:: .. ,' Cleared. by Event 'I I' Reglstratiorf books for Hendry clauses, but answered fully and log. the section by the sugar cane recognizing fields, r t'

' county will be "It..The Clew-! ically the question put to him. .
At Ames Home
he climbed
HEAD HEREPlans BY VISITOR again and headed for the
. iston Supply company on} Fran- (Continued on page S/) center of town. >. I

\.To those who were fortunate cisco street on March 1, it was r. '
Circling the business section of
,: enough to attend the last oyster sup.. announced yesterday by J. O. Francisco
street a few times, he se-
:. for IJrin ingout a rt cord Clark I Well known throughout the northas
: -'' per given by the ladies, the an county registrar.:! ,NEW TRAIN lected the small aviation field opposite

:. .-.' nouncement of the oyster supper vote for Dr. Fons .A.' Hathaway for All qualified voters in the county a prominent figure in woman'solub : the Clewiston Motor
Ii" Tuesday evening, February 28 'at the' Florida's next governorwere- discussed : ,who expect to vote in the June 'work and program chairman and brought the plane'' to a safe land..
( home of' Mr. and Mrs.'V.. G. Ames} ) .at an organization meeting primary' who reside. in Clewiston vice president of the Woman's club SCHEDULEREPORTED ing. '.

will be welcome' Indeed. Those who of the, Hendry County Hathaway- precinct, known as No. '1 are to of Wheaton, 111., Mrs.. Edith Fleming After loading up with gas and with

Hurt, wife of H. J,.Burt Chicago! con.
'.:. have not had tho pleasure of attending FonGovernor club in LaBelle last register at the place designated. his wings still slightly wobbly from
sultant 'engineer has consented t'),
one of these have a delightful I ,
suppers Monday night, when arrangementswere S the broken strut, Chamberlin taxied
i In setset forth: her Views on the local
event store for them.
made to canvass the entire Clewiston Display south across the field and just be-
I ', Due to an unforseen contingency Woman's club.In, a special, articlefor Clewiston Officially
' county with pledge cards endorsing, fore reaching the enbankment swerv-
Clewiston ) Is FeatureAt the Clewlston XPWJS.
the church Popular
Community I II the road chairman's nomination at \ Southern TerminusOf ed to the" right slightly and headedfor
found it to borrow Mr. and Mrs Burt are stopping at
tha Demonsatic primaries In Juno. Lee County Fair the east coast.COUNTY .
-r' and now that the fiscal year of the J. W. ''Clulstie! who 'arttd as tem the Clewiston Inn on a visit here. Coast Line ,

I 'f' "' church is drawing to a close, the porary 'ohilrm.-.n: announced: that 150 Encouraged by'results at the! South By EDITH,' FLEMING BURT :
The womans club organized In Another milestone on the progressof RAbsence TOOPEN ,
; and church
\ members are pledge cads had been brought; iu Florida fair at Tampa which in addition -
anxious to meet Clewiston is one of the important Clewis ton was parsed Wednesday
this obligation. ribbonsto ,
; before the meeting started and.hundreds I to adding nine more ON MONDAY
y. Two of Clewiston's prominent men more are expected this week. the local collection had resulted factors in the growth and educationof when the first through train of the

who since the last supper, have been I the town. Starting this early and Atlantic Coast Line arrived in this
I Wih the perfecting of the perma- in an avalanche of inquiries sweep-
j I the right lines, will Coast Line officials : o f Criminal
anxiously awaiting return along community carrying
: ", a engage, nent organization W C. Hooker, ing into the locnl,. chamber of com I --'

: :'. ment", thought it an opportune time I Hendry county commissioner of I merce, Clewiston this week Is represented I mean much in the proper development who officially pronounced? Cases To Shorten

|). to, suggest another supper. The 1 laf I Clewiston was named president, with at the Lee county annual of, its citizens in the civic du. Clewlston the southern terminus of
f dies gladly have taken tho suggestion I ties they owe to their home town. It the Jacksonville.Haines City division Docket, Belief
|fl, I I IT. F. Lane of LaBelle secretary.On I fair in' Fort Myers where according
t and plans already under to should be remembered in this. connection of the railroad.
J .' are way I Iofr I an executive committee were to reports received here the Clewiston -
that the should vote. of Civil cases will feature the docket
make this better women Although favorable advantages'
oyster sup'p.er even named F. L, Williamson of Clewls cane is again the center of ;Lt. I

,r:'. .' :' than the last. At that rate, none in ton, chairman Dr. J. M. Anderson: tention. 7. The group of women who are working the change will be felt in Clewis ton of the spring term of circuit court

(X ClewIs ; in the interests of themselves, in several the direct benefit which opens in LaBelle next Monday
: ton can afford to miss it. of Sears, Mayor J. R. Doty of La Although eleventh hour plans pre, ways '
One of the features that makes displayof and those who will follow them into is the change in time 'table sched. with Circuit Judge George W. White.
a Belle, L. N. Thomas of Felda, J. W.I vented a more comprehensive
this community, ar? the nucleus of ules which the train arrives here -hurst presiding, it was announced
the Tuesday evening unusual by
supper Christie of L)Belle, acid W..L. Murray Clewistort truck crops the sugar
is that it is to be given at the new of Fort Denaud, cane' exhibit is attracting wide at. a training school which can woik dt 11:16 a.m. and leaves at 5:25 p.m. yesterday.

home of Mr. and 11rs.V.. G. Ames Temporary headquarters were des. I tention and, booth attendants have along any line it ,chooses. There are The advantages of this, accordingto Virtually no criminal cases will: be

leaders in the who can direct R. Plant local representative brought up it was: said and the spec..
& on Arcade street. Those who have ignated ,at the Motor Service company been kept busy answering the thou.. group A. '
and talents in the others, two-fold. According tators will find the season a dull one
develop Line
the Coast are
; not made a tour ot inspection of the of LaBelle. sands of questions put to them by, of

I .. anew home will find it doubly pleas.. visitors. which are at this time latent and I' to the old schedule the train from a thrill! standpoint.Guy .

urable- attend' the supper. Let everyone TROEGER SPEAKSA _Topping the list of prominent peo (Continued on page 5)I' arrived] at {11:45 a.m. and left &t M. Strayhorn' of Fort MyBrt

--*."P:' make a date with himself! for pie who visit Lee County fair are I 3:30 p.m., with the result that bus.. is state's attorney.

9 1 Tuesday evening supper, and for talk on the Unit System cf education Thomas A. Edison, electrical wizard SERMON TOPIC iness visitors scarcely had time to Opening of court was postponed a

J' those. who do not eat oysters let it by J. W. Troegersvcll known and Henry Ford, and, through, the complete their transactions before week because of :the Sirman's murder -

be known that a delicious substitute educator: of Chicago, featured the cooperation of Horace A. Dunn public Tho subject for Dr. W..T. Bailey's train time..Visitors .. trfal at Moore Haven at which

( will be served. meeting! of the), Clewlston social relations director of the Fort Sunday morning sorinon al the Clew- stopping here were also Judge Whltehurst presided}

Supper will' be served between 5:30: club in the school building Weuncsciay -, Myers chamber of commerce, the iston Community church- will be forced to leave at 3:30 o'clock in Absence of criminal uses, it was

and 8. p.m. next Tuesday evening Mr. Troeger's views on' educa-:. Clewiston exhibit will form the background "The Love of the Sky-Line. The I' the afternoon and after a short ride I said will materially shorten the

"r Mrs. W. D. Cole has charge of the tion which were enthusiastically JV!: for pictures and news stories evening subject will be "A New Life I to Moore Haven stop over there until docket, and court attaches believe

tickets which sell for 75 cents a 4 .*' ec1 are covered In a signed article I. of the fair sent to papers through. Ou Earth." Everyone is cordially In.i 6:25 p.m., when the evening train that the session will not last more

pfece. : on page seven of this paper. out the country.. vited to attend. left for points north. than three days.::

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Friday, February 24, 1928FL.ORIDA I

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Gain $1 to $1.50 Per I 1 'j... ?:: = ........",.",.. ".,..H.-."...._ _....__-__...___. .___ _____ I \L..,.
WIRETAPPERS CAUGHTSt. satisfaction with the results of their .
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.Box at New YorkIs labors Havana. They point out _: "";",:"''>"'" '"''"':':::.'': ';,;\' : : :,; .::".>;'; : ,:".. ':4'> .' .. :::"",":."?.'?: / i:"i- "\;\ ffi" # z <5- ';ki ,'.J I

Petersburg.-With the cit;ht that in this. most dramatic Pan. ; ,., ... : ;i.; :i'Yfr----.w I"1YJj&! :.;..;......... ',...:,. ,, '> '. r-M'''$ >.'.< .....-,:i. '!'ft"I'' :-' ,
Reported .
men arrested yesterday on charges American conference ever held the ('M, : .. .;l.JL. '. tilT"'j. .. ... ...'i...,. $J'' .............,.. .. r Jf -,< \.- .:. '"
of wire tapping at liberty tonight policies and opinions &f all the coun. ....":'. .:.' .. rr., '.1. '..:. ,>;0---. .' '.',., < .'.., ., .. ,'''('';'Y.. Fiol.idn. .,.' '. : < "..,. .,, : {.'7... "m' '. -,,. '. : u' "..':::."" .",' ', .__,':<(, w."'"-f;. '''. ...,'"ffi.,1 ,',0/-: : ,,M: ':! '7i '.' ,-' "..j
citrus auction sa'es.}' in New under bonds of $2000 each, police to. tries were stated so candidly and '; ;0<>: '" f ... ,",<"'' :,".:.I'1-[ :"''''.''4'''' ,:'::,{. .lk '..."' ::.'....(,:.,j.. ., 1.9-. :3-.Ad.i;'- ,-:,twj>' ,.w..7.:%#.%,%Y.':,:kim: .; ;i;! : ;" : -
York for the past weelt: t.\ltcl\ 299!) day declared they believed there wfcre forceful that even if the differences .1 '> fY \I: 1 W$i d! i 11J ...V. }I JWe j. I
trt&.J.'I4N.!: : i f" itJ :.: Y{ ;r f'iti.
cars, 134 cars of oranges, S3 cars of further victims of 'the alleged! gang among the nations were marked more !t H;;" ,,:{,'M M-Er.1. <'M tM'Y.I'" : ," ,>.,.{.. -:" 'yWtl; '" $1J.'w.tif5.: m""" r. ",

grapefruit and 12 cars of tangerines, but expressed doubt that they would clearly than the points of contact, .. --- ".:v .c:;;< k," "" ,.w.lr.,...... '7""> t. ";' >> ;_.'=_'_7"/"_' ."h""r.r.'j'7"ii'' ; .. J"@ ,, ', ;.Jo,
illusions 'TT: i} <<(mr3f..r; 2" ',."... .,1.J.... :>>; H r_. H L'' .t- "1:\
still and :
misuuder. ..
as compared with 2SO cars sold last come forward. many ; <'Q W- r D-. '- : {,). ,.;.:; '' .. ::' ..W S }-j ..P,
After posting men wore standings which so liaimmful to );; !: ;.r. -Pifi'( o t
bondsfTho ; ,
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said to have'.left'_*:;,town*, it.. and one was the materialization of Pan.Americanism ;C', I; !f W' : t& ; 'yf :f .f.

were 171 cars of oranges, S3 cars reported as. savin? ? that the city were swept away ..:.,. l'ik ,ytj ". 1)n' i '
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of' grapefruit' and 26 cars of tanger. could keep' the mane Y'as they didn't All Sign But One : .<.; ;1P J1fj t 1i1 _.4 i ji .j vt: / <}.'"}M" :: '" 5t

Ines. intend l.-i: come back. The text of the final proceedings rF:; U44k' 4'.lekr v :t} t'l, f. ...: }J. ft Jt l ,.! 4'l '., .i.S: iPS: :. '

California's orange sales were 64 f There, was, .reported! !t'i have been 1 7q'j ". I: (/ p iJ.... <.<;( /.H
of the conference, including all 'mo. : ',
cars this week, SO cars last week. some protest from citizens against oj. !. if : .1: rffi r.(4" /{)') "fj o \ .r. .'.it. & .
1 tions % ; I. : ->jS; t it :W 6if; .. ." 1.it .
Porto. Rico's orange sales were 17,-1 i 'facials admitting the alleged confi. conventions, agreements concluded resolutions here and was f :; r"w. :;.;ttffl' c. l> :<: 1 ;&fgf 'M" ( .l '
450 boxes this week; 13,425 deuce and wire tappers to low bonds I f-d.' i : 'I IJ
last week: grapefruit sales' this hox'es'j' :} Andrew Ballmmun,. of Indianapolis, signed thIs' morning: by all the dele. <' 2't..f' ? fJ1r>: 1 (Z:f" ; J4 : )tq 1-; '_: ;r :t ,{' <<<: <'X :,' I

7,250 boxes; last week, 6,450 boxes| one of the nfi"who; claimed to have' gatlionst excepting Paraguay, whose < I. .-i' :;,::1
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representative absent the .. ; ?; 4f : 'f !lP + .
was from r( :J{ fi <)' '
Erol M. Zori New York divisional'' .,, of the confidence .men, 'm_ :.Th- f. ;'< ,.. 1 : ;\< /{. ) f j :
} ]been a victim : < :! ; .w. %i Jf :
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of tho Florida Citrus ex' fleeced of22OIQ zi \\t. '''' ; "'. '..v. ; . '
manager' said that he had bstu:! '0lJ'"a ::::\
: mony occuicd. ThQ conference offi. K ."..... ;t.% 7 .,., -- Z".k...".r: .,' .... 'or k,: ''<'k.;Y' ',:fXb.v.....W?:'," /,, ::> ''=: the following life savii ; '
change reports : 'II his ;s ; fI
cials, however, do not assign any : ,
"With better weatherconditions C. R. Bather, 72, of Detroit was
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special importance to the failure of j-* v | v- ,j: k .Ir; < 'vc' *' '-....K' 'i.lII '
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and considerably } released by police today: after } i i
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market for: oranges nc.pd -| had proven that he wa a dro Diaz Leot, the .sole 'Paraguayan > < >,*;;

sharply. Prices rose at every sale not a L nth lr! of the alleged gang.

and the total- gain for 'the week was j,Another Victim reported he. lost ?2., delegate, had would expressed willingness:) Memories 'of the Tampa Fair will be revived by the above picture just received from the engraver. The picture :.1
to sign and have ,
an opportunity was taken alongside the Clewiston .

$1' to $150'per box, the" quality: '500 in a swindle to the gang and a special and the hippy: attitude of the above group shows that they were out i
do so at any time before his for a good time.
.nd' condition of. the fruit wasgerierally.very man name'd Taylor of Tampa; said from r are part of the Clewiston delegation which stormed the South Florida Fair at Tampa. ':
departure Havana ::1
; satisfactory!: and this" his losses were $200. i
is no doubt largely responsible for __ T MA (
I KLAN ATTACKED 8 Subscribe for the News I Try u<:; for: Job I'rlt.illjj! ;*
the exceptional demand that existed r POLICE '
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for Florida fruit, 176's and 200's were I .

Ice choice sizes with ISO's and 216's I Tampa'\-Judga Pettewav in crimi. Indianapolis, Feb.. 20.-A sensa. l M-- O M --NMMNOM MDr & ;!i "'" ,","..,. .. ,""L""" ; ,, ,r."" ,,=;,"'" '='.'L>.. ,,,,.,,, ,' .. ,." '''"''''= I ,..- i iI

being discounted about 2d cents to nal court :yesterday directed a verbal tional talk of alleged political intrigue W. 'T. Bailey is pleased to an. ,

I 35 cents per box,' whereas 2oO's;: and a't: ack n law enforcement officers involving the Ku Klux Klan, nounce' that Mr. Beach has acceptedthe I

Smaller were discounted( ?1 to $1.50 who, ''thi'l 1'jiji.v"i prisoner'' to ex. horse thief ,detective associations; position !of Superintendent of the I : SANITATION RESPONSIBILITY I ;
per box. Some very poor fruit wentas lorl confession from them gun.toting preachers and the IndIa. Sunday school or the Clewiston Cora II I \ l

low 'as $2.35 during the week, yet "Officers of the law hale no rightto na Anti-Saloon league, was unfolded munity church. Mr. Beach has taken I I I I

on the. other hand one line of Indian use force or violence on a prisoner .here today by Hugh F. (Pat) Em. over his new work with interest and : I

River pineapple oranges reached in ':'.iffl: 10 g'>t him to talk mons, 'a former klan 'cyclops, in a dF:. enthusiasm, and we feel confident ot !

1025. Most of the Indian River asserted; Judge Petteway. position given to Attorney General liis success. lie made an announce, ,.' -. ,
fruit sold from $5.50 to .$7.50 His remarks grew out of evi. Arthur L.. Gilliom. The attorney gen. ment at the last1' Sunday evening service . ', '., ..' :

deuce, adduced In preliminary examination eial will us} it connection with relative to the responsibility of .
Increase Is Seen \ -
"From of witnesses In the trial a suit he brought recently to oust- everyone involved "We cannot builda \ ,
present indications there '
I !
[ will be of Robert Roe and Artie Colson, the klan from Indiana. town without a church, ,nor a I IJ
increase :
an in Florida fruIt I 1 ,
charged with highway robbery Oct. Emmons, who between 1923 and church ,without a'Sunda}. school. "
next ,week and
arrivals from Califor.
5 of Andrew Morgan, negro 1926;. inclusive, said he was associat.ed Let us have help from everyone.'" i Two of many 'excellent' reasons' :why
nia will also be a trifle heavier. you ..'
truck driver. Both fate' and :defense; with Valley KUn: No. 53 of South Such was the gist ot 11:. Beach's an. *
There are due to arrive from Porto
Rico, witnesses i were' examined to deter. Bend and St. Joseph county, declar. nouncement. ; should let us do 'your laundering. : r :
20,100 boxes of oranges as ,
against: receipts during the current mine admlssibllity of alleged confes.sions .'. edge had bsen told by W. Lee Smith We congratulate. Mr. Beach on his : ,i.. I

week of 22,200: boxes. made by the accused highway. lndfcnapolisjuntil recently grand appointment, and the church on acquiring .

"In spite ,men. Roe testified !that, City Detec. dragon, th 4..*. thu": secret order was' his help. Le* everyone coop. ." '
of the fact that -
grapefruit tive T. ,M. Chevis beat him seveujly formed fiJ J7 CllC \urpose. ,of getting erate with Mr. Beach aud prove '''to '. i
receipts were equal to those of ,
with a piece of rubber hose. Chevis, politic ,T control of, t U nite States. him that Clewiston has just two .
last week, the market: generally was Give -,
higher, in fact at the close of the, admitted having struck the prisoner JT Unravels Story kinds j>f people-builcers ind boost. I, yo r;Clothes a chance.. Make them last '

with the hose because, he said, XFor I''
once eight hours, Emmons uniavelled ers.
week prices averaged 25 to 50 cents ; longer and hold their color _
Roe had "tried to make him out af the story of how, he said, the better .
-L_ above those of last Fdday.. The fruit >* ..............-- -."'' -- .. ___
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klan stuffed
used : : rl
ballot :
boxes, TO =
as ;a whole was of very good quality PEO E j t t1Y 1. '
: __ ,. whisky to win elections, raided men 'I I ;
and .
and the 'demand for it : '
LEVIATHAN AGROU( "in bad"* with the organization, and ,' -' I.'
was active at all sales.. Some of the / "NO ; .. \ ... .. ..
'- c boycotted Catholics and Jews;: who: hereby . : -
best announce a ,
Indian River reached $8.25 and f _mysnit as .:.- "
Southampton, Er I in .
were business. '
Cojnaiodore candidate for
some very ordinary stock 'went downas r g Representative from 1
Harold A. Cunn'aham "It was a kind of double crossing -
low piloted the Hendry County subject to the actionof ,
as $2.35. The bulk of the Indian ,
United Stat //' I proposition he said, after alleging t>>
Democratic .
;; River sold from $5 to $6.35. '. lmer Leviathan safely June Primary. I .

Market: Demand and movement through._. ';nm ) a mine field an'l sub. that men were oiouglr: Into, the klan If nominated and elected I shall J '
}I m?. World on one set of principles :nd given keep in mind the fact that the
I have been better. this week. Stdr',, ; rineono Turin? the Rep. I .
I: .. goqd quality lit! 4-i___-.-_-*...../."..-V r' 'when he was navigating officer' of the another set to follow when they had resentative is the respesentative:! of

"- --- .r' ----- is in very light his first trip taken their oaths. the people and as such I shall
--:'. supply Jf': big ship, but tonight, on rop. .CLEWISTON
.- ':::-p'---Gle: general receipts are 11'. j into this port :.13 master, he got stuckon Jo Huffhrgton, of Evansville, present resent all sections'ot'' Hendry Countyto ', STEAMLAUNDRY r ;a

I regular, with a corisiderablo portion a '''sandbank. grand dragon, was desclrbed to ,the very best of my ability. '- .pI i, .

'i ,; very ordinary and a wide range of Although -the vessel was in the Emmons by W.. Lee Smith as' "the., Your vote and. support. will be ap. .

} prices is the result. The general hands of a Tr'n'fy' house plloc at. the fastest man with a gun that had ever predated. .' ., J J1

trend is upward, however, with a s been brought inn Indian ." Respectfully > -.. ., .. ::: -' ', )
(time, Commode Ctwninghamva I '. -. : .; . -1
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| good active demand prevailing} at the in such a state of mind when visited Emmons said he :rind Charles J. ,LOUIS 0. GRAVELY ; \ I .:.: :' .{ ", ." I
1 close of the week. A good market at Orbinson: Indianapolis ; \ ::1'
I ]by the newspapermen that he pulledhis attornay, helped Pd. P. A. .

: present price levels or better is an ] cap down over his eyes hurricane Huffington in the Evansville city : .j:t'

: ticlpated fort the coming week for ( fashion ,and refused to discuss election in 1925 .and that later Huf. WANTED 1 :J
all citrus frui fington told him (Emmons TO .
i'. : 1 the mishap. ) that "it :. "T'H'7 t

;: ; ,The'. soft bar, knjwn art) Bramble, took a lot of whisky and money' and BUY :

School Building I held: the ship firm enough to give some stuffing of, the ballot boxes to OLD RAGS ; QUALITY'' SERVICE

' put that election : : _
work with. over Herbert _
several aours'
three tugs 1
.: Pleases Males 5c POUND f "
Visitor. out,, success, until she flood! tide lifted was elected: : mayor. I'

, her off. When the Leviathin docked Clewiston News !."' ." ."" '" T 5',0'0'' "" ,. .,,,,.,,<,,<,, .;,'''"'-'Co,"",.", ,, "'."''>rv ." ._ ,.,"::"" ::

"Modern school facilities in Clew ( four hours later, a cursory inspection EVERYONE A REPORTER ,.
'""I iston and the height of the town
of her hull failed to reveal any I I
: above Lake Okeechobee are the
! damage.. Every reader a reporter is the ; _mmJj 1J ffiIiQmJi1mmmr! 1mr mmmmmmmmIEIe! !! J IiQmm !I mmmmI _
things which have
impressed me plan by 'which the Clewiston News ..

most on my visit here." I I HILL JURY DISMISSED hopes to become' the most popular ,

;I Thisas the statement made by i weekly paper in South Florida, and 1 ASK THE MEN WHO WEAR' THEMThat's ,

I, .Olaf Olsen, railroad man of South Ottawa, Ills.,-Sixty.nine hours after readers are urged to send in items
Amboy: ,N. ,J.;, who! spent a few days
it began deliberating the fate of of Interest to The News. : '
here on a tour of South .
1 ,. .
I Harry Hill, the jurywas dischargedj Al least
once week
a you l see
I The : one to discover the merits demerits
: sugar cane fields were also way or ofcleaning. -
I today as hopelessly deadlocked something which would be of genE'ralinterest. .' ':' :
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!.. inspiring, Mr. Olsen said and were iI I Three jurors 'remained adamant to Jot 'It down on a piece ot '; There are plenty' of witnesses in this com ;' :"

I i! better than .he had thought; but he the] last, holding out for' acquittal paper sign your name and address. :: 'munity who'll swear to my cleaning. j
1'I explained that he expected to he .i _" : F
of the oth. hI
against the determination .to it and send it to The ClewIs ton : ,.
: : surprised in the sugar fields but )i| er nine *o sen'.l: the youth to prison News. .
: was not prepared so'modernI I '
see for 14 years; ,
a school building in the heart of i i I| The state's chain of circumstantial 34 <: ,' :
the Northern .Everglades. A CENT CLEANING
I j evidence had not been st/ong enoughto ; .
The'aspect of I !
permanence ho
convince them beyond psradvcn,
stated is If you had something to sell and Quality Service
reflected in the type of ture that the :22! year old yuoth shotI could ,_,,. Satisfaction .,
get the attention cf :11 people
\ buildings erected I @ .
l the visit, I i his mother and buried her body in '
at a cost of one. tin; you W2uld in. .
generally, has .
1\ convinced
him that homeI I .- Tailored Suits Made 6E
\ the basement of their Streator sist Order t
Florida's future is ,I you had driven a real bargain. ; .
1 centered in the 1 i : after the ] EHBfiSBH
For the first 21 hours
I Yet
l Northern Everglades that is "xinly\ what a 20 word / .
i section. ''!i! case went to the' jury last Tuesday message in the classified cohnnns ot (' L1 L Of''JiJJ.roJi'ii'rol.roJi'm..iQ!'' '' !1 ,.nn rni la rf fnl fl rln to If+ R1h (nl f[ la Rnnnnn JLII'JN la nlp(1n nnnnnnn 5 J 4

l afternton the vote stood 7 to 5 in the News costs :}'attl \

]j favor ',of convicting the young :nanfitd with a net paid circulation I of more '
.WANTED. ? sending him to prison for life,, than 2,0m), the sixty cents you pay : I I R p ffflfiS HI m RM i P OOOOm; 10000

; ) TOv the jurors revealed for a. 2? word! classifiud l-d! message in msa

:, : ,)..: r the N?w 3 means that you leach mon a NO JOB TOO LARGE' .. ' NONE TOO a'
,, Sa
,. ;, -, :. HAVANA MEETING ENDS than 31 for \ : '
BUY. people a centWANTED "
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Havana Feb. The international I' '
.I 20. sixth TO PHILLIPS
OLD RAGS. conference of American PL PLUMBING COMPANY m .

states, known also as the Pan.Amer. BUY' m :>;i I I'HEATING m
ican and PLXIMBING
congressadjourned today ,
,52 \
I POUND. is sending to the governments of OLD. RAGS5c ;E x?:/;;' \'; ,
; fiJ; :
21 republics world' \ .
of the new a ; 'I'Il'

: .,'.,;.'.:f 9:- Clewiston News 'heavy batch.. for 1 of aUfica resolutions Hon, and- 'con.ventions POUND H- M W. PHILLIPS i. PHONE 107 L:,CJvf:: ;__',:>!.,...;.'CLEWISTON, FLORIDA ,eJ .,

Tho, delegates generally express J '. Clewiston News OO rw F m OO_ .{ !_ OO m WEtdI ; 'Y


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:Friday, February 24, 1928 CLEW1STON NEWS CLEWISTON Page Three

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'.. _.:.:.... I will outshine other Florida
--" ------- --- --- --- any town

'f CANAL POINT SECTION / this ye r.Another. ,
'r I Thrills of the West in Hendry County' "
II pioject-of vital importance -

( ; SHOWS BIG INCREASE i to Clewison is the scheduleovenirig'

., I of bids and awarding, of con-
1r4rn JI J JI I tracts in February for completion of

f 'J. IN CANE PRODUCTION work on the Palm Beach-Cles iston-

Fort Myers highway. This In addition .

:'ri I I '<, \* ' : Amazed II :'
; Visiting Party I BELLE GLADEPARAGRAPHS : I come, to Clewiston, will also be a
I In
. ': Shown death blow to mail-order buslne'sa'
t\. ;. At Progress I
. ',. '\ from Olewiston, as Improved roads
. ) In Tract
;,. :. will t encourage shopping tours, ana
) 13 B. V. FACETr113
. i y ,
1: merchants in cities as far north as
with more than 2.000 acres sugar
: Is th J first of a seric-;: : -f: Tampa and south to Miami will feej
cane now planted, and more than I
WCd'news.' letter featuring cth-. In increased business the effect or
1,500 more acres to be planted! before the completion of this hi hway
it ii "ilij IJHlf O'i": s-'C'im
April at Canal Point, that sec. Although local residents are looking .

t; tlon' is rapidly developing into one Mrs. Pace who spent, several yearson I to, 1928 a's' the most prosperous

I prominent sugar cane the Birmingham newspapers will ,year in history, they believe it is but
of the more .
cover items of inl i't-st In the Belie the start of prosperity for this sec
sections of the Everglades, was '
t Glade section [or. the Clewiston tion as the plans of The Southern
':6 ... this week following! an inspect .
: seen Sugar
, Company provide for additions
anything m
News and those having
j I lion tour of the Canal Point holdings to the 1,500 ton a day mill until It
line asked to COJ1iIDUnL
the news are
4 of the Southern Sugar company. is producing 7,500 tons of sugar daily,
cate with thR correspondent: at l'ace's ,
Vast fields of waving: cane over an and with the equally important celo.

. Furniture ant! Hardware store in tex manufacturing industry to be located
area-'. of rich black muck soil, with '! o'yrrSyy \.. s '!" !" r rr% ) .!
Belle Glade. --'-- -;ow++_._:,irL ad.&cryvYfea" ,3r nm.n----,c 7 r r:1%S4.aw Ja/ ,! Z'k+t Y o rc E{, Ya rL'w/b.;.xe.wi wn.__. 'tiq r /txaKy: /4--,-trrc-- ?_:'_m..mm.r + .....4y2':4 n'-y _y4S.e h here, residents see for the fu
.the gray: bulk of the sugar mill 'in I ; eI .... :;;.: : I '
ture 'an unprecedented of
with era prosperity
\ Through special I
:y\, tho background formed a picture Alston's' drug store Belle Glade res. ''If it were not for the palms in the background the abcve picture might have passed for the Wild and Wooly in the northern Everglades.
;, -which seemed to corroborate Go :.. West The picture shows some expert' roping on a ranch near LaBelle and also reflects. Hendry county's posst.
idents will 1 be able to 'read Belle
eruor Martin's statement that! the Ev bilities as a cattle and 'dairy country. '
; News ','
of Glade. news in tho Clewiston -
i erglades is the future sugar bowl Try us for Job PrintingSubscribe
eyerY Friday, the! day the paper is see as the solution, a building '
I I' America. Material Firm Local Officials>< program I
i. The magnitude of the undertaking published au.i will not have to wait which on' a per capita bash: for the News
Growth Reflects
as explained See Prosperous I. : ":- .
when, .. .
Is better understood .for the paper 10 come through the 1"x fV',, r,, .. _

I!; by F, E. Bryant, vice presi mail. Progress Here Year in ClewistonThe ,' '<.YMOOREHAVEN
' 1':; dent of" the Southern Sugar company, I .- ################### ##################################### ## #### ###
" I ,W i only last year the total Canal Point in Belle Glade One of the outstanding Institutions
centered A large 'bus was > coming 'year in Clewiston will
was BuildIng ,
caneinterest of Clewiston is the Clewiston -
J t sugar
from Fort Lauderdale WednesdayFeb.
-.' around the small government experiment to the :Material Company.. This company be the most prosperous in the his- NOVELTY
22 to carry residents
station in addition to a small was one of the first institutions organized -, tory of the community, according to .
of 'Lake Mabel Harbor.
,.I+,,' tract planted to se:d cane. at Clewiston to .supply this local officials who point to improvements .. : ,..

t' t. \ Under the guidance of Mr. Bryant community- with one of the essentialsto now under way and' proposed, : WORKS ;: .; ,.
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} X, and W. P. J rnigan. sugar cane field The Bell? Glade \Vpmens club gave the development of this' commun- jvhich they believe will make this .r: "J'- ', ; ....

t expert at Canal Point, the acreage ,lws a Benefit Bridge and Five Hundred ity.' It has under construction new little city in the northern Everglades <;;-;:- { FRED HENRIKSEN' ''Prop.. ;..' :,./,!? .'.;,,:

" ., been increased at present to 2,000 party Monday evening at the Belle quarters at the corner of Atlantic the most discussed Florida town during ",

1 ". acres and, by April: 1, there will be Glade hotel. flir.: parry was quite, a and Aztec avenues. This location was 1928. ;-r.4V! ->;:;/( .. /;: : :'/ *A ,

_i ii ':: total of 3 GOO aereo: of sugar. cane success as the 'h( tol was filled to it is the "ft """ Manufacturers of"r'V! .
,.. .I b selected as near railroad Heading the list is the constructionof .' : : t. : .,; >i i7' t,
in the ground. capacity.Dr. and approximately the center of the the new 1,500 ton a day sugar mil) -""':: 'V---J. .. "' .'.-. r '

Virtually all of the cane .is thriving prospective building .activities of the ground for which was broken l.y Governor ., i I' '

+ in that section and a statistical! E. J. Thomas: and party of town, and is convenient to, the sugar Martin last month and on

record kept by Chemist: Gilbert at West Palm Beach ,and New York mill. The building which it is erecting 'which work has been ,steadily pro

.. ; ., the Canal Point laboratory shows spent''' the week end In -BeI e. Glade Is of the latest model and design. gressing.. During the ,.1928 season the .. Screens, Window Frames, Doors. DoorFrames .

''I'j'( that the cane from that section' com. in the interest of farming; The service of the company is not mill will grind 150,000 tons of" Clew- .

: .. favorably in both sucrose and I Utle Stair and Stair Rail Cabinets
t l pares limited to the items .which its Iston-growa :sugar cane. ,

. 'II acreage )'ieldith.. Clewl'ston: cane I A dance was given at1' the Belle may imply, such as lumber, celotex Builders both local and ,out ot .

F,, which .has been the talk of the ,sugar Glade, hotel Tuesday night Feb 21. roofing, sash and doors', cement, lime town, -are -closely; observing' the progress Golohades, Bookcases, Etc. 1
I .
.. .}. markets since the first' Ifi foot stalk' Music was furnished by the ,Louis plaster--crushed stone, sand, expand here 'arid with, a housing short : ... ,

. ;: was discussed. ianans of New 'Or ean<<3. The dancewas' ed metal, paints, oils and glass, but age In 'the ,community at present and .'

:1't The Canal Point .cane: according to sponsored by tae Womens club. It has a complete line of builders with' .thousands of 'workers to be employed :
''r disease
Superintendent Jernigan is hardware, plumbing supplies including : at the mill 'and In the' sugar'
d. Moorehaven Florida.
free and the yield runs from 40 to ,
f Mr. and 'Mrs. Louis Creech were fixtures, and electrical supplies fields, and a' host of correlative interests -
I SO tons acre. Approximately 35 '
called to Georgia Saturday on ac. including fixtures' and electrical coming here,' local observers
: : #>> varieties have been planted .and all ,#### a####.
. equipment and is associated with
.. I count of the Illness of Mr.. Creeche'suncle.
of them are showing remarkable suc ,
. ( plumbers and] eleotricians so It'Is '

/ cess. able to -. '.- ... = : .
figure 'and do
on plumbingand ;: 'r =-=:c' '
I "I. Another interesting feature of the I''r ,. .. --........- ,
..'J, elected tern electrical jobs, in fact' it is .. h11
,l inspection trip was the sight of .rows George was .. n
1 equipped to furnish everything to I
superintendent of the Union I
of vegetables, -mostly! \ beans., growing: porary ,. II'
I Sunday school Friday morning in the complete a building. It also handles .
1 I between the rows of cane. f
absense of Mrs. Hess. It Is hoped he fertilizer, farm tools and other farm '
1 That this system of rich .
't ) will continue 'to hold the place if supplies. Every department is super !
truck crop between the rows ot ., ..;,:;,4 HENDRY. COUNTY :
the regular superintendent does not vised :by a man of experience and It "
II _. young cane, is feasible was explain return. Mr. Fleming has had quite is ,the aim and desire of the- com- '
ed by internationally; known sugar ex. : ; :' ,: :; \ ; : ,i '
I bit of experience along this line pany to render the very beat sorry :: : : ,
perts some weeks ago at- a meeting a, .. ice possible on'All' business entrust' :: <\ ..,. .t", .. ::i ABSTRACT CO. 1,1,

,:; in South Bay, but the full significance : ,
ed to it. It also maintains a special "giL
of such possibilities cannot 'be Louis Welman of the Glades Mer.
service department to secure for UP!
easily understood unless actually candle company went to Plant CitySunday
'. customers anything the way of
Julius of
; seen in the fields. to meet Dingfelder

As the visiting party drove over Washington in regard to the shippingof special machinery and equipment. -
The buildings under construction: nits
I the muck roads through the sugar' some beans. .., ,
j Ili Ii..4.k-' [L'.i .y i
handle ,5-
site to
:new are designed
,' cane fields, healthy rows of cane '
the large volume''' of business that is !; S 4 '1
probably two months:: old alternated I
bound to come to this enterprising $j r.
with rows of mature string beans strated !in the Canal Point fields. j
1 concern as the development of this
I' which. a party of laborers were picking I Tb.3 expansion of the mo/tiuont le! city and community' proceeds. Only *& ; v< ? :*;; '$ -' & :;&: .' A-( '",;, '; :'-i'-/-v-: ; ; : ; : :

l I. so that the healthy cane and the also t: "idrencrt In the announcement >=* : :;<,! ; :> :''1 : : : 7 '' : : : .' I

,. rapidity with which the bean hampers that 100 a-s.'Vi of sugar cane will be merchandise the highest grades is carried of material in stock andit and .*"r 1; r.*:. :<>/; :-, ': ---V.;. .:;; V:: -j-1-1-\; ;,; ;- ';: :\!?- ':. : '> ;; ; -' ;:7'7'Lf.: : : :: : ::1

I were filled testified to the ac plan ?.l at Belle Glade this and. ,\ :', .
year -
\ will be all under roof. This will \\ :** / -- : s\ L- : > ; -r>- .- >; i--rsv 'r;y-v.' : / -.?

I I'i ;a "curacy some This weeks alternating of the previous experts'system at' South statements cf sugar Bay. 'I the if .*n.rime, interesthcwn at is South close Bay at hand is at'a the barometer when recentmeeting the, avoid trade exposure that deterioration and all will material guarantee and damage furnished to from the by I, 1: .:- v-P''lif i\ff$t&{;},{:', ;;:: -J'.i'-'1'J'j''tfj: :::;::;; ;::: <. ;: ":[;u.AV'>;,;:;iw-4-i;, : ;;? v;(jJ?\::Mv/!3---, J1;:-virv L'h: ';1-1-:t4: ;':' vv;' :

j ,. cane and vegetable crops was net norilid'n ,Everglades will bo one let .- '.''j'' .N '''I' f' .. 'rtl I.. r" .' '. '. "r "" ,'. .
will be in the best shape 'II
I tried over the entire 2,000\) acres 'but sugar cane- development with the this and concern condition. .' ,I ,ti' .:. i ,;;:t/ ',:>1 .: : : (\ //t i\I,..: ,' I,

:i on a relatively small t/act to test the truck vegetables as an inlerestintj Pending completion of its new 1 :% ." ,, ?'--il:":';"; i. ,Complete Abstracts of Titles"In'\ ;) .*"> -., ':..

1 I I I' feasibility In. the ,success of the'of plun.the system fully I and In i/rofiiitile tj: !:.! Inspection>side-line party were E C.I bulldings'businese ,Is being carriedon I '.::':r }' J:g /::.' :"':;:: ,; ; ,.. II!:

at the old location the Indus I ; ;
I on
.. .
tried at Canal Point lie the ,, .
may so. Cole Tom Smith and James Daniels.: :, i" Hendry County '''',. "
1 lution of the Everglades farmers'problemthe : I, trial Canal and State highway. : ,

: staple conservativecane
I .
1 crop of sugar and the interest.

;I lug and profitable, gamble on truck

vegetables on the same land. ALSTON'S DRUG STOREFOR

'1 i Returning from the sugar flrlds, '.1r {' : f' ",,'e vt'l N, JS:'

I tile visiting party was. conducted
!1 1 through. the sugar mill at Canal ,SERVICE AN)) SATISFACTION 4 ,.'SA: of -l t

I Point by Mr. Bryant who explained
J Try us for Everything in. the Drug and Sundry line
the operation from the time the cane

1 .. arrives at the mill, through the' shred.

ders and crushers 'where: the bagasse

or' fibre is thrown to one side and the

rich juice is'carried on to the heatIng :::", I, i. -

vats .and so through the entire II ,,," ,'.''f.. ,." .'..,L"" .. ... ., '...,,' ,
process until at th-3 opposite r end of CLEWIS TON FURNITURECOMPANY .. )..j. .. ..,J .\ ... .. .:, : i"

the mill it comes down a chute as il'' .r,;, ',r'"' : 'or" .
1.1 '. ;.
'J: brown sugar toe sacking, weighing '

and shipment. It:F In{ connection with our abstract Business we'\ are agents: i

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Iii. r' I II
1 While the influence! of the work on I '\ ', > .

1\ the stats and country' cannot 'be ac. I

t ,. curately estimated, its effect on Ca. FURNITURE ''I '. .for several I of. ,the largest. Fire Insurance Companies "

e. nal Point will result: in an era ot II' Ii'II

I prosperity, for tho mill will be open Stoves, Beds' and Bedding I ... ',,1 I ,

I ated this year for the first time in .,, Rugs-Chairs-Dishes : ,:. in America,, and are prepared to render ...,. ,: ,

i two years, an 1 the cane and mill op. .' 1 'I
Victor Orthophonic Victrolas :
1 Q. eration -vU-cause\ the employment of r .

:1 some 400 people, And Records ; efficient service in this 'line. ,r

: Thp new err. for' the entire Ever.I ,' .1

1 glades' section from Liberty Point New Records Received Every i .,: .i.iII

I near Moore Ha\en through Clewiaton I, i II 9 \ '

: to, South Hay, D('!* Glade and Canal Friday ;

Point is eaji'y understandable when L.
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1* such posiblVks; =: are clearly demon

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The Clewiston News .:,. J An Accidental
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Successor to The Clewiston Progress :: ... .; AND KINGS,
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Publisher and Manager :'. Copyright 1928, Doubeday Doran & best," "rather wild, but what cnn News Item In the Tampa Times says that American airs are replacinghe

TOM SMITh, EditorSubscription .. Company you expect, my dear, when he has ; old opera airs In Italy. Probably at this rate Charleston. contests will

six millions," "to bo sun his first soon replace the leading operas. Ji

Rates Synopsis i of Preceding Chapters. wife (divorced him, but some girls
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Br: mail outside of Florifla B y" mail. f In Florida Engaged to the scion of a wealthy I never know when they are well .off!" We recently discovered the reason for all the pep In the makeup of 1

One year $2.50 ,- One year $2.00 New York family a New York society I She recalled: the shocked whisper the Palm Beach Post. Arnold Heldt Is on the desk. .

Six months 1..50 Six months 1.00 I girl' consult+ *, an <:mystic ings that had followed the elopementof rf.J .

I Three months 125 Three months .75 1 to learn whether she will be happy. one of her school frid.ds with a A new freight station-a real excursion to Tampa-ahd new thiough *

'-lass I Making an oppointment she pro. mere nobody, a salaried man, whose service to Clewiston, Wonder what we can next expect from A. 11. Plant
second is pending '
Application for entry as people were "poor WesOiner3tfarm-
Feeds along to a house in the Fifties and those Coast Line officials.
ers or something Jlto Uiat. Adele
PIONEERING VERSUS LUXURY where after being received by a Japanese Lingard-the girl oJ whom she was'

servant she is, after a consider thinking-at the time had been eni. Another live-wire has selected Clewiston as the place to make a name

Last week this writer experienced a journey from Clewistonto. Palm able wait admitted to the presence of gaged to.:1. titled foreigner, a suItor for himself. Jimmy Armeson of the Clewlston Plumbing company says' he's
I here to stay. Of course he made a name for himself in Springfield Mas.
whom : ,
Of both her
mother *
and her
Lake Okeecho-
the southern shore of
and return via the road around
Beach the Oriental, world enthusiastically approved, yet I and again in Miami but he', out to do it all over again In Clewiston.One ] ,
bee. Seated before a Bronze idol and with
she had thrown him ,over and had
This experience maywell: stimulate some reflections upon sociology, smoke from incense curling about him I
I / gone off with a penniless young i of our pet ambitions Is to know as much about sugar as F. E.
or the relationship of wealth and the pleasure of spending, to the basic the ooriental calls her by nama Carol 1
I Westerner: I Bryant and to be able to pass on the knowledge so simply. ..
sources of that wealth. / Dare and says that In the answer to
Why, Carol asked herself, had
Palm Beach, in the month of February, is without doubt one of the ,her question,' the Gods have but one Adele] done this? What had given her
most exquisite playgrounds that has ever been developed in the world. wordJ'Wait". Apropos of nothing we want to pass on the story of. the cross..
courage to defy her chosen fate'' It
One where the expenditure of wealth proceeds both wisely and unwisely; After they interview, Carol, walking must have been love thai gave her eyed judge and the three cross-eyed prisoners' brought before him.

where men and women vie with each other to devise means of satisfyingthe home is saved from being struck ,by strength. But what was love. "Guilty or not guilty?'' asl ed the judge looking at the first. one.

love of art and pleasure; where a spot blest by nature has. been gar an automobile by a man who calls! How all the people she knew "Not guilty"" said the second one. .

nished by the hand of man until the finished product is almost an earthly / ''himself Alan Mason. would stand aghast if she, Carol "Who asked you anything?" said the judge. .
Paradise.The Despite his brusqueness, Carol !tat "I dIn't say anything"! answered the third. ,
Dare, right at this minute, would go .
contrast between this picture and the scenes presented in travels 1 er finds herself before her dressing to her aunt and say that she! had decided : --
Ing the Everglades country fringing the south shore of our great lake is I table thinking of Mason and givingthe I that she could not marry Bev For the thrills supreme there's nothing td surpass) walking\ into a

indeed so sharp as to be appalling. This country, from Clewiston east to matter of her engagement and 'erly Weeks. f What a storm ould Ritzy restaurant-cat to your ,heart's content-get snooty with the wait9rcall

South Bay and Belle Glade, like all other pioneer' sections has endured marriage serious thought. / break about her head I Well, she real. for your check and then find you haven't a sou.

imich. privation.' It is in the process of redemption ,from the pi lmeval. It NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY Ized, that ever'body in her SPt l' gard.e .

h2r l; 'tr'- ::" untered' flood, fire and hurricane, but the same dogged persistence I him as a most desirable catch. Of course it's only a suggestion but we're:: wondering whether --Cham-
thathas always spurred man on to overcome difficulties and to oppose:; As the proclamation of Carol Dare's
Although he was fully twenty eal'd berlin din't break his strut wire .(;n one of those tall stalks of sugar cane.
himself.' l 'against the elements that guard the treasures of nature Is slowly sale now approached swiftly, as II older than she, perhaps more, ho had

;and steadily resulting in bringing this inconceivably rich district under menacingly there loomed before her both.. money and position. V/iuMi his They are now nlaklng, umbrellas with small windows in them so that is.

control. Little by little the battle is being won, but the general appearanceof that mysterious, ) unknown, unwcl. I grandmother, a hardened cad dicta. people ,can see where they are going when holding the umbrellas in front

the section and its habitations shows clearly that. it Is a battle that come, hideous destiny-marriage.-or. i I tor of who and what, finally .JUG. of themselves. So simple, it is a wonder it has not been though of before. r >'.
has left Small homes and little shacks line the road and the union of real love I
many scars. perhaps lest cumbed to the arch enemy whom .-Jacksonville Times-Union. Probably the next thing will be minia-
there is litHo appearance of luxury and decoration.A be defiled by the names use, it werej I! -even a social leader cannot forever, ture windshield wipers "for your umbrella window. _

motor trip over that road is one to be endured only b}' the hardiest better to say that mockery of marriage defy, lIr.Veeks would come' nto.a.

, of ::;souls and tobe long remember The car lurches along at aspeed- of by which socu-ty plays. havoc. I great deal tore money. t WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

, 4 miles per hour, tossing its occupants from side to side and against the with its young gir'.,' hem Is. Carol There were great bags under his

top with great violence. Occasionally an improvised bridge is crossedthe was pondering perplexedly., eyes and his graying hair was thin The people along the 'south and west shores of Lake Okeechobee arc

width and structure of which causes the motorists to hold their breath. *\ iut did ilL" c. n ing rapidly and there was color in looking forward believing that in the next twelve months we will enjoya

Here is a district, handicapped in every possible way, with no transportation .:?i iocely a ne ..f'' ::r1 I -;'.II'I -wit.111; : his cheeks only after his second glassof cross state highway known,, as' road No. 25 connecting us with both

facilities, no power lines, none of those things that contribute to the her demanded a satisfying answer to Burgundy, but so far as Carol the East and West Coast. Also we are very much concerned in the matter '

rapid up.building' of a modern community, every movement inconceivably the. question. From sonvj hitherto knew he led a life of rectitude, for' of securing Federal aid in1' water control of Lake Okeechobee, as this!.

impeded, where only the plainest necessities 'of. a bare existence are in neglected corner of her soul had ris. I.i he always had been careful I to keep will mean a cross state waterway.We believe the North New River canalIs

evidence.No en a new and Impelling desire-the 'the family name free from scandal. the very route, not: only because it runs 60 odd miles through some of

greater contrast can be conceived of than that between: the EverglaJe desire for happiness. What was life Unlike many men of' means, he had the very richest of the Everglades soils, but also because it will carry .

district described and Palm Beach In the- full flush of its, February season for, if,, not for happiness_ ? To her the not been an idler, but years ago had our many tons of produce to a world port at Fort Lauderdale, at a say.

The wealth of' mankind is ba.:5ically'' produced from the soil, and in question had come for the first time associated himself with one of Amer_ >ng to us of at least 50 per cent on transportation charges,, at the rate

the last analysis, that is true of the wealth that is manifest at Palm In the guise of a rew, puzzling, in. i ica's biggest financiers and now he we now pay.

Beach. Produced in distant soils this wealth is creating a great winter !liv dual \ problem, this same riddle of himself, she gathered from her fathers This canal would open, up at least: 10D.OOO acres of this very fertile

playground. existence that for ages has puzzledfar remarks, was beginning to be soil that has not yet been Inhabited. We believe that in 5 ,years after

Yet as between these two pictures, the real wealth is In the humble better equipped philosophers. recognized as one of the coming this Is opened up the growers will be affected by this water transportation -

, Everglades, where the next few years, will in all likelihood, witness- a Would she find happiness in mar. powers in. the kingdom of money. will save a half million dollars or more annually on freight alone.

; production that has never been exceeded in a like area For Palm Beach fiage-this marriage? In the viewpoint, of the circle In These cheaper freight rates will lower the prices on every commoditythat ....
Itself is1 in everything but a producing area and the '''Everglades is a deep, Thoughtfully she reviewed her ,past which she mingled, she knew" that comes to us from the outside world "Nuff said.-W. T. THOMAS. .

j black soil whose lush vegetation bespeaks untold possibilities and whose life-all the details she could remem- she was considered a: lucky girl to .

climate is the same. balmy one that made Palm Beach possible. ber of her twenty years, trying to get :him. Although her .father, a bank WHAT'S $18,704,000,000? ,

1 The great influence that In the past has prevented the development assemble them into some: intelligent president, long had.held high place .> ,- \ S. ', ,, .. ..
ot the Everglades is lack of drainage, but with the overcoming of this order' and see whither they led. in the world down 1 town she was Announcement that the national, debt of the.. United'' States now only .

difficulty there are two other major factors' that combine to hold back Ini, her: Journey thus far she 'had awaref though it::was mentioned only $18,704,000,000 brings home. to the average citizen. the fact that he is most' .
the situation. One of these Is lack of good roads without, which the rIch- acquired a smattering of languages' by her aunt in moments of extreme wofully lacking in time and ability' to understand the larger' problems ot \,

est country In the world cannot be developed, and the other is the lack a dignity, of carriage_ | an .air c of ic- annoyance, that the country seat of government A. .debt of _that 'size 'should cause the country considerableworry.

of a staple crop. Both of these handicaps are in the way of early remedy.For pression, a voice of cultured awtet- her father's ancestors had ,been an Something should be done about it. But this red Ink balance Is so

by the time this article goes to press, the State Highway Department ness, some knowledge of the piano :Ohio grocery store where in a bare. unimportant that: it Is barely mentioned in the newspapers The countrywas

I',I', will have awarded the contract for completing Road No.. 25 through this end the opera, an acquaintance :with foot boyhood he had sold cheese and never more' prosperous, what with movies and rubber-tired auto car. .

unrivalled district from Palm Beach to Clewlston. the best of the modern plays. She molasses riages. Why should the average citizen worry about the national debt?

And I an inspection of the great sugar cane fields at Clewiston and knew, the correct way to enter and (To be continued) -Tampa Times. .
. Canal Point Is convincing' evidence that a staple money.produclng leave a room, to receive callers, to
'-' crop invi. ",, .---....................
decline -------
entirely suitable to this region has been found and introduced upon no mean acknowledge gifts, to gI(3fflWinTOfpU( 1 Ji tpJP&F.Pe1e'l1

l. scale This crop Is bringing manufacture to this region and will eventually tations. ,

entail an annual expenditure of money In South Florida upon a scale She had been trained to exhibit I i iI

hitherto unknown In any part of the state. Clewiston with its snappy new proper deference. for her elders She I
,I homes and modern institutions Is a forerunner' of the appearance of pros. knew how to keep In their place ,.. ... I.

perity that will doubtless; manifested in the upper Glades; in a few years. those in trade and In service, and '" '

That the lowly Everglades are about to come into their own and reap the best masters had taught her -.1; Increased Services <:, : : ; :

i the reward for their ,struggle and hardship seems evident This Is but a I pretty dance steps; but what ways It ,1 : : .

I repetition of the history of all great wealth producing areas of the world all for? : }: ct :
I for the same forces that have stored Life she contemplateu its ; ; .. .. ;; .
up that wealth usually combine to ;' as now ,
1 i, make difficult its conquest by man. took on a new and sinister aspect.In ,. ytf: :: 4;l',',, ;- ,. ::/i ::
i I -- accordance with the appiured convention > ., : :

t; ; WILLIAM J. CONNERS she was soon to be wrench.. ;,' .$. / >:.:.'_.- :,' In keepingwith, our policy of" '.' .": %.- :' >
ed suddenly from the bosom of her: '0 } : ,. ,' I .'.. : ;J : ,-
t Every country and section this ; .: .
every of country has been built dur1'ng f I. ,
t its pioneer stages by a fewcommandlng figures, men of vision and up foresight .- family and thrust unwillingly-even: ; ;'<.' :::;: : 'j' < SERVICE We. have installed :.;.f': V' .::'," '

t. with the courage, to put those qualities in operation-and the locality: though blessed with bO ok and bell- } : : : '. '. '. v T '

I in which these men operate profits by their activities. into the arms of a man, a stranger, ,: j .
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t become Years softened after these with men have passed one their deeds and characteristics unwanted a more or husband.less terrifying, certainly I. : ":; : !? :: .

an after blow, semLmythical stories are woven around ,' ." . Lock Boxes ; .
\ 'about it, '
them until in the popular fancy of later generations Now that she thought so : :
they become heroes ; '
or demi-gods. A Daniel 'Boone, a Kit Carson of yesterday Is in the minds long back as she could remember: she { :': / : ;
(r of today a hero towering mentally and physically head and shoulders above I had 'vaguely understood that 'hf miss I i .j;I ; 'fL.: v: :, '

1 i their fellow-men. Yet, measured by the standards of their own times,. theseS sion in life was ,to acquire a desirable } ( .q.. 6 l ;
had told
j mmen were doubtless much husband. No one ever .
. very like the others' of that day in which they I'' \ .
I, lived J with many of the, human weaknesses and foibles that are the common her so In so many words, yet from :I '. >. :::\ ', ?.!;'; :' '- In our vault. ,ThIs affords a safe ., <' > ft; ;>/ ..
! lot of humasity. Doubtless their neighbors would phrases dropped by her aunt, by her 7 I "t'i ]J' ...', ', .-* ...'1. :.'
have laughed'at : : ,
o) !
; a pre I ; : <
:I r: diction that they would become great characters of histol'}. They weresimply knew teachers, ,from by all the the older conversation women she of ,:' .";''-:>: ,-;' ,,:"'.:" place for your Valuables. Papers, '' \; .. ., :: .,tfti. :<:..."'. ":."". .

men with a little more foresight and courage than their fellows. I ...;.: :'.. ."', ;;Ci', ::" .-
j In the making of the Everglades, America's last and richest frontier girls with whom she had ben! asso '>5 d': :"<' deeds and other '{; : I.
several predominant figures ciated and from their mo'heis. she z notes valuables ; '< r.; : >
are even now standing out. : .
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Among these ',
, W. J. ("Fingy") Conners had gleaned that a girl's cnief pur. I .: tl: .0. \ .. .. .h;: 'r .'; ...
a .
I qualities of foresight and courage man are so personality outstanding'is so unique to have and marked whose pose In life was the making of a I ,.)U.:\; ><:i: can be placed. in our care with ': '' .\... : .

( him for a great man even while he is yet desirable match, that Is, to becomethe I x.}:; t. y '; :: (
among us. Sensing the possibilities : ) ,
.i ) .
i 3 of any situation in which wife of the richest man of good I 11 . < .,....'.., . < ; ,
he finds himself, with a keenness of perception I. ':" safety. '" .., .... ,. '. ,. .r. r .. ....-_ .
I" that is almost uncanny and with family =available. I ,:; ;; .. : ; ;:
unerring quickness of action as proven : : > :/.Y. '
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Twice recalled she had beena ; :
}' by his career before coming to Florida, he early saw in the Everglades a she J <.V : 'tiC. >
;.. future empire and proceeded to act upon his "hunch". And the Everglades bridesmaid for, school friends vivaciously ;, \ .
excitement of
::r much more than "Fing '" enjoying the l ..
have profited thereby and will continue '
-I: to profit throughout future generations the 'wedding, going Into raptures over [I /. ...: / : ";:'\- A reasonable rent of $3 50 .\ ':: ::':
; In building the the bride's gown and the bride's gifts [ .. '. ;. r '.'
Conners .
highway alone and single handed against what\ I : :- ; 1, "0'.J : ;
seemed to be 'Insuperable obstacles he 'not only opened a through artery joyirig marveling at the 'lavish display less, en. i \ .,,:,.:.\o '. .*; ., to $5.00 in advance j ).
of commerce between Palm Beach and the lower east coast and the rich hugely the more or un- i ." j per year :,

central section -of the state, but with the same action chaperoned association that weddings tf <" ::::) .. .. :. ,' ; ,: .( (
'i of unexcelled fertility. 1 opened up a territory always made possible with correctly tt .' < .. .;.:\. is C h.are d. .' 4.\ I". ,) r I:.-' '.,-....".. ::,'..'"'t';/ I
The same quick but unerring judgment that has groomed, nice mannered young Men, : .' ; <(
characterized his unassisted -
participating joyfully yet with an un. .
if '1 -
i; advance from a stevedore on the Great ,
to J
a national figure :
In wonted sense of solemnity in the
( commerce and politics has now enabled him f
to I 'J
tentialities of the } accurately sense the po' marriage ritual, and-she r'jn?ember.
i I. Everglades as one of the premier I
of sugar producing region ed curiously-wondering al-Ajys why reach I
America. Ills
;I terseness to the summary Clewiston of News the situation was, "If expressed sugar cane with doesn't his characteristic bring Florida bride wept( either before, dui. C[ FIRST BANK CLEWISTON
Ing, or after the 'ceremony.
: back It will never come back."
; It is There buzzed through her mind, I'
rare, Indeed that one whom "
future I
generations will come to re. .. .
too the comments of the throng! on C] =--- u
vere as a pioneer hero
of .these times can obtain ] I
elation while he is- some measure of appre. these occasions-"such a desirable Es] .
yet but I .
living we rejoice
that this Is 1 (
possible in the "
match! "Of
bit old
!( case of W. J. Conners. course, a C
I for her, but his family Is of the iJfiaj2fi3f2JcySJSfi tTC 1 t 'L'a. t.,LI LJ C J hl f[ I n7tafnlPn fnlttaG7n1F Pn fr nnrnnnr,, u
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I Page Five CLEWISTON NEWS .CLEW1STON FLORIDA : Friday, February 24, 19JJS

... ... ----- "'r..c L. A. Morgan of the Clewiston',J. Mrs. A. L. Tayor and Lorraine Mr. A. B. Sheppard of Fort: Myerswas I Julian Bussell ot Moore. Haven is I Il given a duty, however small It may
News wasa visitor m LaD Jlo on spent last week in Englewood. j jMies Business visitor in LaBelle LaBelle this week attending to bus.'
IN LABELLE r I be so as to feel that they are a
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) Monday night Friday. iness.
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By Mrs. E. Lt ROGERSMr. : I r, working part of the club machinery.
I .( Lucille Rifiy! and .I. l!. Fears 1Mr Guests should be cared for and In- I
--- ------- Mr. J. 'D. Tompkins motored :Jo:-. spent Sunday in Okcsrhgboe City.. I I Among those from Sears who were \ Doris Fulghun and Frank Ful- troduced, and this should be some

' A, and Mrs. Dick Clark and chI I.. Fort, Myers last Tuesday attending to -- '' In LaBelle Friday to witness the basket ghum spent Wednesday in Moore I persons. duty as well as her pleasure.
dren of Fort Myers were weekend business. Mr. and. Mrs. Louis Ilo'r.t: and ball gamo were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Haven. The district, state and nation stand
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p .... guests of their parents Mr.. and Mn :Miss Dor:s of Milwaukee, V..s* have! Langston- Mr. and Mrs. Byrd' Dr. and ready to advise and aid, and there
J. O. I Clark.: The American legion'dance! ra-'till; returned to their! .acni. after spend.1) I Mrs. Anderson and Miss Margaret The basket ball tam: of LaBelle I are many new organizations throughout -

---- Weaver drug stole' Monday; night'wes ing a very peasant: thr"ee: week* in !I Anderson and Mrs; Johnson, Frank played a game with! Sebring on thQ I Florida having the same sort of
Mr. and MM. Graves and Miss well attended, foj people from the LaBelle as guests o:' Ilia C. L. Bran Bullard. L II-S court Ft iday. Both boys and problems to solve. But this place Is

) r; Bernice Graves visU3d the New York neighboring town as well. as r cur lies. Miss ,Ejthrr; 'Brcndes. accomp Ivied I i _eO_e. girls put up ,i good fight. The girls different and has an advantage for
colony in LaBe.le! Heights Sunday own. them '- Quite a number of Sears people won with' a acoio of 23 to 17 in favorof the start is being made by educated
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afternoon &- were In LaBelle Monday night to see LaBelle, The boys were less fortunate Und broadminded leaders and the

Miss Alice Bailey attended court in The friends c. Kbsj. : Edith.. Howardare I "The Battle Royal" and other'boxing having 'lost the game to the I outlook is splendid. Other leaders
Mrs. Th s. B. Bole and children Moore Haven Monday glad to see 'hv !ully? recovered matches at the Columbia theater.Mr. visiting team, the score being; 21 to must be trained to take their places
1Irs."ro.. G. Kr.oand John Knox ofPittsburg 20. 4 and while some elected to office may
ricJ back .t ei desi;:, after an opera1 -!
Pa., are vjslting in the Miss Williams of Fprnandina, Fla.' '.' and Mrs. John Anderson: Mrs. not feel confident of themselves, nor
Selden L. Stew.ut' home in LaBt'lle who has been visiting her niece. Mis. I: tion for appendicitis.. I j I W. B, Manning, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lacal Club IsPraised seem, promising at first, a woman'

4 Drew of this place returned to. .her Manning_ Mrs. C.: E. Royert Misses will usually rise to 'the. position by
C. O. ROS.S spam last week in Tam- home Tuesday j, Mr.\ H; 'rrm' ,Faulk ,illaa2 a" I busines-3 Annettqf Rogers Kalheryn Deams, By Visitor outside study.

pa. tarpto'Fort. Mye s Monday.i .., .Evelyn Burchard, Comella Thompson, Classes in public speaking and par.
,,; I f MrT and Mrs Louis HulniPS of j I r ---:- I Ij' Messrs .J. J. Watson: Clydo Testoneof I (Continued from page 1))) I limentary law are important but not
Dr. and Mrs.\ Terrell of .New Jersey :Milwaukee 'Wis., Mnt'and Mrs. Hor ,.i, E. L. ,S:ailing} truck grower" of Felcta LaBelle attended I the dance In are likely to be overlooked. Theycan I popular with club women, however
have arrived lu LaBelk1 to spend the ace Key, Mr. and Mrs.!: Chas Bran-, : was a visitor !r. LaBelle on :Monday Sears Wednesday night. express themselves if called necessary parts of its work. Committee -

remainder! of the winter. .des, Roy. and Mrs. W. 1. Cr.urchwellwere rL3n on when otherwise modesty or UP'I work also is important and must

picnlcing! at 'the Citrus Center Mr.\ Bockman of Washington D. G., idity would prevent.In have judicious handling. Charity requires -

Born to Mr. ami Mrs. J. 'R. Ross a locks on Satuidi/ after which the Yoder and Lee Mitchyl' 'of a former resident of LaBelle, was an isolated club without meansor diplomacy, as often the most

fine 7 pound baby boy at the Le' party had a nice! boat ride down .the Moore Haven. were in LaD ,llu Frl- among friends here .last week; opportunity to pay for outside taLent worthy cases are not the most prominent -

:Memorial hospital in Fret Myers on river. j'I: day to watch the Sebrlna;.LaBelle and entertainment, a program can .
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Feb. 6. r basketball match. \ Mr.\ Bert McClcilan\ of Wauchulawas be arranged to draw out individuality. As the club and the town pioWj
Mrs. Horace Key: and l !baby :spent a guest AC the Everett hotel I i! There is something f9r every member new problems will come up and the

/ Miss Opal Cross and 'Paul O'Ban- last week In, Bradentou with ,fiioms.! Opkey Smith of Scar::: was in La Wednesday.Miss | to do and one, attracting least women will be called upon many
Belle attention but most important is the times mold
I Monday. to public opinion and will
non were married in Fort Mjers:
.... Sunday evening, Judge Stout officiat- Mrs. Minnie Delaney 'of Wauchulr' I Katheryn Dam:: spent the promotion of sociability. Among the find themselves a powerful instni.
ing. is the guest of Mr. tnd Mrs Herbert Miss Madge Cox spent Tuesday in| week-end in Immokalee as the guestof ;members some must be assimilated. ,meet in the making of a worthwhile

O'Bannon. Moore Haven .-- Miss\ Comelia Thompson. ;New members must be welcomed and I community.

Mrs. Chas Bever of this place spent ,
h TV= .>>'.m..... i. 'Ji
Wednesday in Tampa. -. ,.....d

'. 4) Walter B.. Tipplns: of Fort Myerswas \ ; t 1i ,

a LaB fo visitor Tuesday eve

.' Mr. and Mrs Homer-- Tailor: of FeL ".- "....?---'. .. _, : : ;.'"

;' day da were as gu.visuoi-s spa nf'in their LaBclle parents on Mon-Mr. I :" 0 F 0 ;

;. and. J. Mrs H.\ Fears WI O.of-the Manly.---Lee County bank j I ; ;' A}"i JEEE R.. :/ii:;:: ,

in Fort Myer-\ >nide his regular weekly ''J '
Y visit to LaBelle on Thursday at-. ;;J.H H:

tending1 to business. '. 'p c'J.:/

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Mrs. Harry Turner of Sehring was / .

Lap guest of her parents :Mr. and Mrs. .' .
H. L. Delaney Friday. ..,
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i-: C. E. Royer was a business visitorin .. i .

.- Moore .Haven. on Wednesday. ,i.- I'' <'",\.'" :' .' ..r ; ;.. ; ,.. .. .- .. I .. ... -
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'' -Mr. and Mrs., Lou Jacobs of'Ram. ..

"bIe. Inn. left Wednesday for Jackson.;
vine where they were met by: Mr. and J
Mrs. Sam Jacobs and Mrs. Leo'
*tt. V ....
Fresh of Atlanta Ga. Mrs. Lou Ja.. "'"

,' cobs will accompany the Atlanta ..,.,; O.GRAVELY I
party back.'to that place, while 'Mr.'

j.. Jacobs. will return, to LaBelle.

Dennis Small and E. E. Goodr.o ,

.ft.spent Sunday afternoon in Moore ,
p J5 Haven.

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FOR SALE-Farms in Florida's won.tf.

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Paul Schroder & Co. Chamber ,

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Clewiston News. .
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Cables and Ropes

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February 24, 1928 CLEW1STON NEWS CLEW1S1 ON FLORIDA Pago Seven

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'\ Editor's Note Tinrty.thrtc years .
..\_ as principal, of the Washington 11'_ I ,
(I : vlng school of Chicago in addition Contractors

I I to several years previous experi brilliant, events marked the The Clewiston Service club, com.

ence along education lines!: puts J. social activities in Clewiston dm !Ing posed of veterans, of the World war Complete Plumbing and Electrical
'fW.. Troeger author of the following the past week when :Mr, and Mrs scored another success last Friday Departments
/ article in a position .o makp sug. William G. Ames entertained: at :a:
gestions for the betterment of dinner party Tiononm& their ughtei: night at a dance in the Clewlston Clewiston Fort Myers

I Cle' wiston's school facilities. 1Irs.Valker Stansell, jr., of Shreveport Inn. VIpp's Footwarmers from Fort

:\.:.. Mr. Troeger who is spending the La.f who Is visiting them, and Myers furnished the music and the

:'- winter at the Clewiston contributed Miss Martha Williamson held a evening was a huge success from botha BISIBJcMSfi 'c 'WSJSJa J a,_ m. !'aJJa Pe1PJ?
the) request
', ; the educational article at yousewaiming party and ,a welcomingfor
1 social and financial standpoint.With .
1 of the Clewiston N"vs.C ; her sister' Miss Ingaborg of Kan. .


\ J, W. TROEGER An aesthetic dance 'b- Miss, Inpa: _i thousands of acres if laud .

There, ire a number of children borg Williamson was the high spotof both at Clewiston, Liberty Point and 'i' .' '

here now who are ready for high the housewarming at the William Canal: Point: planted :to cane, work on "i4;i(: :
fal1. @
will come next
school. Others I 'son home on Arcade avenue. the new 1,500 ton a day sugar mill ;".,, ;.,'.:': REGISTERED z
children are entitled to the -. '"\
These Six tables were set for bridge and ?,': .i.- "
the place can is being steadily' pushed'.to. comple. '
best school privileges 'high players were Mrs. H. W. Wood. tion. "" .< ? ,/ REAL ESTATE BROKERClewiston ; ,
afford. Clewiston will not be slackin \ ,. ,
ward, first, Mis.. C. A. Jackson,. sec. ,j "
Families who are u. : :
providing ond and Mrs. R. L. Simpson third. I ;! ; '
planning to come here in the near < ;i >:, ;: ,
Following the play delightful re. T. J. Woods of Tampa was a bus. :
future need not fear for the higher .i:>, ';" Fla '/ : ',.;.., '
freshments were served.A iness visitor in Clew ston. Doyle Carlton of Tampa who ., .,:" ,,3.-. : T : .;;: '...., '
education of their children. scheme of red announced his candidacy 'for Gover.. : :; '
Valentine color [ '
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Cuhmann of ; ; ;/ : : :
and have showna :
county :
Our village
and white was followed throughout. nor to succeed,, John W. Martin. :f' : :
commendable spirit In providing Present were Miss Ingaborg Williamson Portland, Me., stopped at Clewiston j s I

school privileges as they have done. E. on a trip across the state. RESULTS I
Simpson QUICK
Mesdames R. L. Specializing in Clewiston Properties

,t:. A capacious attractive building' has C. Cole, W. D. Cole, C. A. Jackson Although ,the paper is less than a

been erected and a :sufficient num. J. E. Beardsley, W. D., Decker, G. 'W. Among recent guests at the Clew month old, result fcm Clewiston : @-

. her of, competent teachers has been Gordon, William G. Ames, Walker News classified coluirns are already .
iston Inn
were \dr. and Mrs. G. S.
i childrena
engaged to secure the Stansell jr., H. F. Woodward, Jean being felt according to E.V.. Me. :; '\
education. Patten, and Guy S. Warm of Chica.
good common ACUEWISTON
Whitman, A. R. Plant, E. L. Stewart, Cully local real estate broker who an. ; : I
is town enough for'our go Olaf, Olsen of South Amboy, !\II'. .
There near
no H. O. Thomas, Dick Miller, Jesse Tip; nounced that, in answer to a small :".:: ..'r HOMES BY DECEMBER
children to attend and go back and Mrs. H.V.. ,Fleming of LaBelle, .,
, I Claude Downs, William Cecil classified ad in the News he received '
zlnd[ Unless high pey S. F. 'Ring of Fort Myers D.
< forth day. -
Owen J. G. Allhands, Webster My. nine favorable letters asking for Write For Information i
; School facilities are provided here Whitcomb of Fort Myers. J., C. Mas. I .
G' Rob. further information. Let the tfassi-
ers, E. Connell, M. L. Puffer ,
without sey of Atlanta, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. L
..they will be obliged to go :
bins. W. T. Bailey, Franc Howard fied columns of the News carry your fSJ2JiiJ2Jcir3c3J2JUJcJJSJ2Mcl! ffiJ! I mwl
such school training, or be sent away Cuhmann of, Portland, Me., Mr. and
and M.. W. Bigg. message.
,:,, from home to I live elsewhere. Citizens Mrs R. M. Folsom of Detroit, George
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who are' thinking of coming Schuer of Scranton, Pa, Mr. and Mrs.
'' Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Burt who spent [
:' here are inquiring about high'sclrool Walter F. Kenney oaf Hartford, Conn.,
be assur the past few weeks at the ClewistonInn Mrs T. A., Wasbee of Palm Beach! .. .' S
privileges. Unless they can
f are leaving this week'' for their ::- ;; { !.::.... :. ..-'"..' .<,,, : ::<;,'r'h'i:;" ">, : ,_':. ;I'. 'r": "LL ,: .' ,\:,
ed that such privileges will be made J.. Arlitz of Canal Point J. T. Woozy ""' '';'"
home in Whcaton, Ill. ".> .-
{ available they will hesitate to come of Tampa, J. M. Bradford of Atlanta: .',:;'t- ..:.! -' j, I";'" '-':-:;-: ':'f< :'5A': r' ? ", '''l'. './..' :"y! to".. .':J:q. '/,::'''. .' ..:,"''' ". :';i:;:' :': ::!;. ,',>,'" '';'J ( -

here.It O. E., Blackburn of Indianapolis, Ind., R! ,. .
William ,G. Ames Is spending a ra I
is the class of people who appreciate Mr. and Mis. E7s.: Kelly of Jackson.
't' week in Havana on business. On his
education that this ville.
1 higher return he wilt'meet his wife and his Whether :hrough" planning to
new community, needs to encourage you are Just passing .: or
ft. ". daughter Mrs. ,Walker Stansell jr., .
It i. to move to Clewiston, and to help Mrs. Stansell Jr.
.. at Miami. winter 'Clewiston welcome
spend a delightful at "
a warm
| develop the fiber of its citizenship. ,
Is Honor Guest At
:'. Those who here have such train
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Cole, their son awaits 'at The 'Clewiston Inn on the shore' 'Lake "
, ing elsewhere and much has already David and Mr. and Mrs Tom Smith Delightful Dinner .you /
been done. Visitors;; who have been .
spent the week end in West Palm Okeechobee.. ,
here recently: have expressed sunrise
Beach on a business trip. Mr. and Mrs William G. Ames en.
. at what they. saw in the way of 'development "
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}r':,,/'' \ 5s promptly;cident. Our to progressive taken the and starting the up the'glowing of citizens problems' a' new outlook have city in.: home Howard Mrs.of G.spent Mrs W. Gordon E.an C.afternoon Cole'and on Mrs Arcade at Franc the most daughter season lerta, ned brilliant when Mrs.at what WalKer social they, was'' honored Stansell event voted, of jr.their,the the of'i ..:'r .,: i'i't:: : ; ;;;; ::;:; ']':::;,,':tr': ;: : :. Z :'.::1 ::? lt::, :: '

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avenue. Shreveport, La., dinner Friday I; "hM '
at _:a: "at' ': If"t 1' -" } !"" oJorD :"} ';'!. i.t
,; and one ,by one -have courageously ,. ;, .. : -> ; '
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met them. Social and civic clubs are evening at the Clewi ton Inn. i! ./ .W : :" :; : ;t:: :? : ': '(' <{" :" ;' 3': : : "Y\//

caring for the religious welfare .of Rapid progress is reported by the ,Unusual place cards by .,.'. ." ," ,. .. ..,.... .... ... ," :-. -. ,.P' .. .
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mous In view. Ity church which is practising twicea re. ://f :f 1: : \.' .' ,- >< "j> .: I
program fleeting the keen ,initiative of ,the ,. '. :, j : : : : : I
week, the Easter Cantata "King ll"
; When the sugar and celotex factor on, : hostess. :: '1 '" ../': I .J """. I ; ""." "
9'es are ready to begin operations we of Glory." -

may expect a, large influx: of people. Instead of the trite place cards, :

These people like the first settlers !Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Cole and son Mrs. Ames with the aid of a bun : Af' { ; : ;

of the states, will want to have good David were Sunday evening guests die of current magazines, a pair of, in_ ; ,i

educational facilities They as their of Mrs. H. O. Thomas a dinner I in scissors and a pot of paste prepared I < : :

forefathers, believe in the spirit of the Watanabe hotel. the cards which jokingly depicted the : !
. ,. the Ordinance'_ of 1787: '"Religion, lines of employment of 'the men j .'r 1r'J.,(). ..";!
J morality, and knowledge being neces F. L. Williamson accompanied by guests and outstanding impressions; '.'I "'.r' -11/1', ; :" .. l "\'
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sary to good govern' lIl1ent and 'the his daughters Martha and Ingaborg of the women guests. I .,, y. .: \:,' .I :../. : .
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/ happiness of mankind schools: and left Tuesday for Fort Lauderdale to -; 't,." ,,1". ,.Lj-. "_ ,. I. '. .
"Clever girl" for Mrs. Webster My. :'':1 ,. ."--r, :, !:.h '
shall attend the exercises in connection : :: ... ,t.' '<.
the means of education foreverbe : ..,J' ,, ;... I' ,'t.! ;;
I ers, "Shiek" for A. E. Anderson and ) ,-.." :'lIfJ__, "\. : -
encouraged." with the Port Everglades project. "Girl Wife" for Mrs. Stansell werea '. ; ..)')1\ ?:: ;,L \ /,"-
'' This has been the keynote of Miss Ingaborg will reium to her 1 'f"I: I
few of the phrases on the cards
American citizenship. ,home in Kansas City while Miss : : ,e.
with appropriate illustrations.A I ,, 'i.
,,. The expense of opening a high Martha and Mr. Williamson will re. u "; *. .

1'\l;; school should not be large enough to turn to Clewiston. rising vote of approval answered ., -. ';7 ._ ,:,.J",,:: '.r' .

:.' burden the taxpayers. A new ''high Miss Martha Williamson's invitationfor .

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''k has sufficient loom to carry on all Inn and to the Civic: Center on Ponce I ter explained that the presence olMr. .. :. ." r.,' ;;'" ,":,,.",:', .., ';,;. \"":;' ': :" '{4V" '" '\, -<\:" ." "';\ :;. '"%. ,'-rt"i.:. ': '" ,
the classes required. One extra teacher de Leon avenue i is steadily prog'ess.Ing Stansell in Louisiana must n\l.: : : : :;" f :; # f '' .v: r"q1t. .if "" "'; ; ', :,"
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; more This popular system and is coming where it more has been and ing Work is rapidly on the nearing. Clewiston completion.News build The the ,guests attended the Valentine i' ..<, ,; : : ".'", : -:',.0'<...' f; ; .,'i'.t: .t;:.,,..:.." .. ",, .'::7' .

) dance of the American Legion post I I', ) j' Write to J "
in use, is giving excellent satisfaction interior was finished some weeks ago t :
.... at the Inn.Among : ,;S'itr: ; :" <,. ',' "
(, to ,parents as well as pupils. It Is and three issues of the paper have. /. : & ,
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especially well adapted where a been published and the work on the those present were Mr. and i 'I ." '(" ,. '
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teacher has a number of grades andhutfew exterior! will be finished this week I' Mrs. William G. Ames, Mrs. Walker i y j jJe.: < I .

pupils in -each grade. Stansell/ jr., Mr. and Mrs. William -' : .., "

1' Mrs. 'William G. Ames 'and her Dewey Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Webster ;::" '" .,
e NEWS GETS PUBLICITY daughter Mrs.\ Walker Stansell, jr., L. Myers Mr. ana ,Mrs. Wilber D. ;:' I

left late this week for Miami where Cole, Donald French, the Misses In. "C t :. :
:' The Clewiston News war given na.. they will join Mr. 'Ames who ,is In: gaborg and Martha Williamsom, Mrs. I The Clewiston Inn ; i

':::. tional ,publicity, this when Editor and Cuba on business. Jean Whitman. George A. Heinz, .

'c': Publisher and Fourth Estate a news. Ira'' L. NeSmith, Francis H. Bucher, .' .. ., .I. ,

1t. paper trade publication announced r Joe Sandberg% and .Hugh Mauck, Edward L: Bailey, Marion, F. Lw/dlg, :" .; ," "'. "; ': i

W' under the head of new publications: both of Fort Myers drove from their Julia E. 'Landers, James M. Ki kpat: 1- Clewiston, Florida v ,' 1We

1'.';: the fact that the decision News ,had city last Friday to attend the dance rick, A. E. Anderson, Mr. and Mrs.L. .-

\"' published a 24 page paper. for its in. : given by the Clewiston Service 0. Holdsworth, F. L. Williamsonand I a grill illi ithhePi 'eJa' a cP1aJ@WiII !!

;.?: tial issue on February 3 Men's club at the Inn. Mr. and Mrs.; Tom Smith.

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', ,' are now building entirely new buildings on Atlantic! avenue adjoining the Passenger Depot Site, providing .

r: facilities to take care of all of the needs of builders and home owners.. 'This' will cover all construction materials '.

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good enough so "F ingy" decided I I tention of buying. Buffalo l1ewspaa Ing would I' attend. i -
Says Hope Of StateIs ":' ", ( I EVERGLADES PIONEER I .
work for someone else and' shipped a per. \ I "When f arrived. at the town there'

Sugar CaneContinued as a, cabin or forecastle boy on "You cant do it" they told 1:. him. V35 a, great banner over -the road

lake vessel. "You have had no great amount'l of
welcoming. J. Conners to Okeeeiobee ,
( from page 1)) His early venture as ferryman education. You've never owned a '

As" the man who Is Known the however, might have been responsible:I newspaper.:! You dont know what its .and there was sort of a tol- .A

rested in Indirectly for his later successes, tor.in all about, and what good would one :day in town. dld'nt have any idea .
his ability,
country over for I :
that occupation he proved to himself do you anyway." what it was for but after the dlnner'f- j
his palatial mansion overlooking the i ., .
that he was capable of conducting As' usual though, Conners had the it a meeting .I was Introduced. as

ocean at Palm Beach, surrounded by a business of his own. answer waiting for them in an argument 'the
can buy, man who was 'going to build a
luxury money
virtually every After following the lake vesselsfor :to which there was little n
the News representative found him :oad to Okeechobee.:
some time he returned to Buffalo .room for rebuttal. It was this: .r...' r 14'
self contrasting the present surround ryk;: :::< and though nowadays a few years is I've !/: '
with I "What you say partly true. .:f: fr ;
Ings of the multi-millfonalre I }, },{/}.:. :{: such be considereda :r x.. # :: 'ir. .
of might + ,
a career know i {
I dont ?
Conner boy who never had a newspaper; r.}? :' r rhaf :/ +:.} >'.:! : I
those of the young } fAiY/r?
!life the clocks waste of time for a youth, it at much about them and I haven't much k: r.,jx7C;' f. (.y.:,:; f/4f countered with the statement that 1 '
years ago started ,on
that time was directly responsiblefor : education. I do know though that 'Ynt'Y.//i. 4.//Y. ; .i\. : afi.f. {, : r ,5 had, given word and surely wasn't
: my
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(ol Buffalo. sk/} :.{a:: '::,..'/.; ., /".,?...f,. r<{iF. ,rS; +'/ '!"ffi l//n 1!}+ ,., r: }// rC ..
his popularity along the waterfront where in saloon I have dozen }} ;.r..r / +' ,f' '+ :C ',f +,
a uke Y
a :; back it.
+ : going
Directly above the capitalist'schair : {. ; : : ,.>)J.,; :;. '+4:: fav} { fimar b; ; on
listeners, in the newspaper I will .,.X3Y, !{.,:.f5 p7:2 /'f : } 'y.; ;/$'fyr;{S., :fir' / / !' .
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carved sailing vessel f "A few weeks later the Palm
was a great_ %',a4: +t+. H' : +' h
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done have know .,. YC r z{+; /y. 'k
The boy of 13 hall grown Into ai i have 40,000. I .to :: i: + f: y
hung high on the wall and the I Beach chamber of commerce got bacB

impression of wind blown sails, It husky young giant, and years of association how to run a newspaper.1 can ;hire 'r the idea and between the two ot

seemed, symbolized the steadily plod. with sailors had familiar.' newspaper brains 'and I car ,.makea them, they talked me into building .
ized him in the art cf fisticuffs.In success of it.:' v ,, -
ding of. the Buffalo youth through It.t
the turbulent seas of life, while the those ,days a mac's ability wasmeasured In 1S97 he bought the Buffalo' "Dont bluff, unless you are pre
greatly by the nuiober of Courier. He knew nothing of the bus. '
miniature ladder to the top mastswa : pared to carry it through is Mr.

!\ typical of his steady rise from men ho could lick, and iJ!- is an 1n- iness, but ho hired the newspaper Conners' advice as a result; of the

a fohrcastle. boy on a. Great Lake: ; teestL:1gside: : light t.) 1arrthat W. brains-he talked to 40,000: instead ol Conners highway proposition.

steamer to one of the country's rich. J. was considered a man of consld- a dozen and the success of the ven :With all of his business interestsand

est and most powerful men. eralu. ability. I lure Is best attested by the fact that :. f of fa} f r rr.r/ fir vast wealth Jlr. Conners ,' has

His prowess as a fighter attractedto through periods of newspaper? found time for hobbles as' evidencedby
AIr Conners was born in Butfalo N. i
him a great following of water- Kion; and when chain papers depres'l his possession o L the fistcst speedboats
Y., 71 years ago. His mother was Irish '
and his father Canadian. His father front people and when he entered l'I'gradually springing into on :LakeWorth: and airplanes,

was a college graduate and,a firm be the saloon ,business, success again I I and papers were consolidating, the. but more Important is )ails 1:obby ol
cro\\neii liis efforcs. i i I man who knew nothing of the business charity and' his views on this point. ,
Ilever in the value of education, but '' .
{till of his arguments'for learning failed His ,first- big i businessand, its sue. I held on, and continued to makea f Organized charity, he.declares, has

after cproved; that ho had more lhan success. too much red tape connected withit.
to impress young W. J. who
brawn to fit him for.the battle' of' His paper did consolidate finally Give first and investigate later
two terms of school believed he had I(
plenty. life. Old the consolidation elevated him is his plan, and he adds wisely that

It ,was, -while he was stevedoring j, another notch in'the newspaper field. he can be fooled once but better befooled
His interest in schools waned and .
: around the docks that' he discovered;, This was a year ago when he' con than I have soirobody starve. 'f J'
when b"a little subterfuge ,
disappeared :
work' and solidated the Courier : with the Ex. v i .a\fJ 55y '
a way of doing the : cheaper ( .. Nor is this an idle theory. f \
he tried to his trip ..
through school. up better. He. tried it and as he'I confi-1 i with the result that now theBuffalo / In July 1925, the Conuers Founda- <

dently expected, it worked. j'i Courier-Express. is the only Rising from a forecastle ,boy on a Great Lakes steamer to one cf the :host tlon was established. This i* a $i.,-
Having attended kindergarten at
Summoned to _New York by roil-, :morning paper in the Buffalo field. powerful men in the .country, W. J. (Fingy) Conners after scoring phenomenal ))00,000 perpetual trust fund set aside "
one school, he decided to
road officials who appreciated the I Conners however. was always 'PC success in half a dozen big business ventures in the north came for the poor of Buffalo. The principal !
change schools and on entering the ;
thoroughness t and economy of his to center his attention in one yen to Florida 30' years ago to icst. Among! the things he has done during is never to be touched but: the '$60'_
one, childlike, he said he was }
In first grade. work, Conners was asked to spread I ancj while the :paper was piling this so-called rest was to build a $3,000,000 road, *the Conners Highwayand 000 per annum interest Is to be used

out: around the lakes in the stevedoring I. dividends he was' pushing other:: develop large tracts of land !in the Everglades.: The future of the to help the poor. Tile distribution is-

The deception was not noUcecI'by : business. He agreed. \ to the pinnacle 'of success. state is dependent on the success, of sugar cane production b.3 says. I non..s ctari?n there being two Jews, .

the school authorities, and he fluffed Inthe meanwhile discussions j His power ,i is seen too in the fact ,two Catholics and two Protestants ,

his way successfully until on a around the bar in his saloon Quite I 1 for several years he' was Dem Mr. Conners saw: possibilities in Flor. to Okeechobee When I agreed :with I the board< of directors. 1 Jon

visiting day one of the teachers: from naturally drifted to politics, and in :> state chairman of New York :Asked why he selected Buffalo forifs
the first I ida and became deeply, interested; h'm, he said I was just the man to.
school called:! and seeing things political, the shrewd mind of i :>state and was a delegate to several valuable help, AIr\ Conners explained -

young Conners in first grade explain Sonners formed ,opinions which I i Uonal Democratic conventions. Inolitic9 here. |I build it. that It was In ','Buffalo that

ed that he had only been in' kinder greatly influenced those who heard I he has ,been the power be- To him goes the, credit for the f j j. '"It. would: only' be a bluff he said he was beth cold. and hungry. '
them. 'I j : the throne and ,never ran for construction of the Conners Highwaya .'the state would never let you go Getting back to, the Everglades sec

He was straightway demoted' :O As is the case with most successful :;- i I milestone in Florida progress \' I lli'.o'jgh with It.' I I tion in concluding the interview Mr.

he left. : men most of the' phrases ,he'heard i j Thirty years ago acting on his doc.or's and his account of how he happened j I 'I guess you're right I told him I Conners summarized; his statements.
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the next interesting chapter we in his early life were some variations I I If orders he quit politics and came to build the road 'was,one of the most and forgot the matter."A saying that the lake level should be

find young Conners at the age" of () "It cant be done". I !1 Florida to spend the winter and Interesting periods of the interview I few weeks later I received a maintained at 15 feet to Insure agricultural .

13 ferrying his own boat across But The first big, "It cant be ] been coming ev.;ry winter rlnce "We were playing bridge one night,I wire from the Okeechobee)' chamberof o success and as long as this ,.

falo creek and charging a' cent for phrase was heard by Mr. doue"J At a time' when another man would when one of* the guests said, there commerCe telling me they. had a is done, the Everglades must be the 1L! ,
the ride. .. ..
i Business was good but not when he announced one. night been fretting over his health, ought to be a road from Palm Beach quail dinner waiting for me and Ask :! sugar bowl of America. .. .bi
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: .: :'"....:. .: $40,000 stock -.highest grade .merchandise-consistingof Clothing, Mens furnishings, .Men's, Women's and.\. .v:;:_>.. .,

: "';I" Children's Shoes-all on sale at unheard of prices.l, \ ,

/ Absolutely beyond a doubt the greatest PRICE SLASHING sensation ever known of HIGH GRADEr MERCHANDISE. We have gone through

r this entire $40,000 stock and slashed every price down so lo wyou'll be amazed and delighted.>< You can't afford to miss>< this saving event.

f:: Take a look at a few prices quoted: here and remember EVERYTHING 1 GOES at proportionate reduced prices. ;


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(' Sport Oxfords 0 i '. Kaynee Suits Y \

r.d, \ Palm Beach Suits 'Hart, Schaffner & Marx =1 r

Sweaters Silk
'Sport Oxfords -- tempting ..
\ i Children's Kaynee Suits, the
Jin their latest motifs of Being well dressed gives the man an air It behooves the well-dressed man, to pay silk hoscv.J'1len's
thread '
varied Sweaters for men. women pure better kind.
styles. of assurance and distinction that is at- our store a visit, because he is L>un:0:

.) [$7.50 $485 and children with V neck, or tainable in finely Tailored Suits. Here exclaim: "Here is the best Suu bargain: in many colors. These are I Ir Sold for $2 45 '"
coat style. Here is a real .
:,, lvalue, now---. we offer you a suit value unheard ,of be- I ever witnessed." Handsome, snugfittingSuits. r 3.25, now !
r> bargain for you fore. Handsomer snug fitting Suits. Everyone Every one built of this spacon's new new goods. is I

r :j7 ''r-1t'lli.! '237- Sold up $2.45 built of this season's new fabrics. fabrics. Expert judges of fine clothing' will 75c value, C Op''* r .'..'

from Come in Palm Beach. These are of well- be amazed at the values we offtr. You now -S -"&\

o can't duplicate them for real style, line
; -- Tr. ,i-S'-Ta'G';; ::': .:::rr.'Ii"" known 'make- and J
fabrics exclusive patterns, superb taIlor-
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Work Shirts .,
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up 95 ,...
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I\ JBlue Chambrey Work Shirts Work \ Broad Cloth Pnats and more 'pants at
1: \JHOur regular Pumps and StrapsLadies the big store reductions, all! .-..

( 1$1.00 seller ,

t toga. 65c Men's, Lisle Work' Hose, we Invite an early inspection;> of Florsheim ShoesOne Genuine Broadcloth Men's wool J ;
$5.00 ..... '.
at strong ribbed tops and dou- this fine low 'footwear. Assortment 1 la large $4.00 ;;-
Dress Shirts value
and we 'pride ourselves on -being able to group of Florsheim shoes and ox

25cble tit the most exacting and fords. These shoes come in many: styles special '$1-45 1 t '
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now I value F
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f. I IMen's N I lI Broadcloth g r, .

f: lot of genuine English '"
Wool and Linen j '
J! Knickers. Golf fans see .' Broadcloth Shirts with col.

'l 1 fito thtm.go 'All out at I'1 'HEITMAN CLOTHING COe .. lais. "
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