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: April 5, 1929
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
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Preceded by: Clewiston progress

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.z V. I'E'W t ) S" I EQUIPMENT I. S Moore Haven Being Road'Repaired LEGISLATURE Christie Information Gathers Here NEW WORK Will ..-

..' ON THENE" PURCHASED FOR l In accordance with the announced I, GETS OFF TO J. W. Christie-, Hendry county GIVE CLEWISTONGREATERSAFETY

r policy of the state highway department chairman of the Florida Flood Control -

BS. to keep passable the road between association, was in Clewiston
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!i] "). t MILLADDITIONPreparations Clewiston and Moore Haven, SMOOTH START Tuesday gathering information to

convicts this week were busy fill- be used at Washington in explaining

A BY TOM SMITH ing in the bad holes on the road: be- to federal government heads i, -

for Instal- tween these' two points. The pre- Busiest Session in History the importance of federal assist- I Drainage Board Authorizes -

vious week of ance in solving the flood control
they were
,As a result. of an inspection the lation Nearly Complete of State Is !
board of Moore Haven between that point problem of Lake Okeechobee. I Plan for Protectionof
:northern Everglades: control by; and state 4,000 Ton Mill To Be and Main's corner. ExpectedSmooth Mr. Christie who has been activein Clewiston; Dyke to

Although the condition of'the' road cross state navigation and flood
Experimental plant board the' Ready for DecemberGrinding. Extend+ Four Miles on
is sailing marked the formal control for ,several
of Florida considerably improved, there is years was named

Stationstate approxi still some rough 'travel between opening of Florida's twenty-second f county' chairman by F. L. Williamson Each Side of Community -
will spend .
here and Moore Haven but the 16 legislative session which opened this when the Florida Flood
mately $50,000 in 'repairing the pres- Marking another milestone in the ,week at Tallahassee, as 128 men and Control
mile trip can be made In 30 min association was formed a
Vent buildings and building new ones- march of progress of B. G. Dahlberg utes. one woman answered the, rap of gavels few months ago. Arrangements
station wore completed this
at the Everglades experimental
intransforming the northern Everglades l
in the respective chambers.
members week at Tallahassee by' Judge J. L.
at Belle Glade. That the
into a vast sugar bowl for The from the well
of the plant board were deeplly im- America, officials this week only departure Doggett of Jacksonville and Captain,
company TO'
formal organization CODOLDS BOARD
pressed on their inspection trip announced the purchase of mill equip- MRS. ,HOPKINS prepared instituted in both housese was pro- F. Deane Duff general manager of the
grams Clewiston
in company by which the
this section is
ment and machinery to increase the the contest of George W. Scofield of
of the $50,000 expenditure BUILD WAREHOUSEAND state will pay for a dyke along the
I ( their approval
Clewiston factory
r daily capacity of the -: Inverness against seating of E. J. THREE southern shore of ,Lake
, and since they spent a day and from 1,500 to 4,000 tons. from
Irby of Citrus senator
county as Clewiston
-, a night at Clewiston on their trip, we extending approximately -
Hardly had the last trainload of
APARTMENTSHeavy the ninth district. Charges filed earl]
logically thing that the activity of the raw sugar from the 1928-29 grinding : CALLED MEETINGS' four miles on either? side of the
V ier by Scofield 'were brought Into discussion community;
.Southern Sugar company: must un- season left the factory when plans ,
doubtedly have played its part In to bring a temporary halt to The work is accepted In local cir-
were immediately completed for the Spring Building the organization schedule
'" ; cles as one of the greatest boons to
about their decision. Con-
bringing extension of the mill and
cerning the need of an experimental now nearing completion so that the Program Announced Business of organizing required Bridge Repair Action Is this ,section for although Clewistonwas

station In the Everglades, this must work of installing the new machinery By G. W. GordonPlans only an hour in the upper house and Taken by Board of the place of refuge for storm suf-
; an hour and a half in the lower body.
... '. be obvious. to all .who have visited' Please turn to page 6 I Commissioners ferers east of here in the tropical hurricane -
Both houses were brought to orderin
:f r this section. What immense indus- for a storage warehouse and i of last September, the new

trial secrets this ,rich land must hold. I an apartment court to be started the presence of large and colorful f Approval of bond submitted by dyke In addition to the natural ridge

i I' We have. proven the success of ,sugar ROAD PROJECTS within the next week in Clewiston 'by J audiences.Senator J. J. Parrish of Titusville Charles 'A. Jackson, new member of I' (Please: turn to Page 6)) .

; ;t.. cane gi owing and grinding and this I Mrs. Anna M. Hopkins, owner of the f the* county school board, decision to '
and Representative S. W. Getzen of
in alone would' be the making of the ARE PUSHED IN Hopkins block, construction of a 'fill.. Bushnell were nominated elected and go forward with necessary repairs to STATE TO SPEND ,;

,Glades, but there are several other I ing station at Bare Beach for : the bridge over the. Caloosahatcheeriver
installed as president of the senate
possibilities, such as the tung oil industry Whitten, and start of construction
| ; on at LaBelle and a protest by E.
CLEWIS TON AREA and speaker of the house, which was FIFTY THOUSAND '
cattle and sheep raising which I a packing house at Miami Locks for C. Cole of the Clewiston company in
in accordance with action taken at
offer excellent opportunities. Assuredly Ed Chestnut, all of which announced
were regard to tax assessments on the ,

the reestablishing of the experi Road To Palm Beach To this week by G. W Gordon nght.the caucus meetings, last Tuesday country club _park in Clewiston was AT BELLE GLADE

mental station at Belle Glade is one local architect and builder reflectedthe the main business brought at three '

.;, of the most important steps in thei B e Read y Within building activity in the northernEverglades Although the session opened special meetings, of the Hendry up county <

i ':". development of this vast area. Next in the Clewiston smoothly.it is believed that this ses- Plant Board Authorizes
Few Weeks section.
... .. ... ,- The' ion'l of the legislature will se"e thee -- commissioners- '-(:'..-'.-e .-during-' -the. past' -." -
G =: ---:- : -- storage warehouse wilF b month. New Work at Experimental
greatest revision of Florida's tax, administrative -
With work steadily nearing com- 40x75' feet and the apartments, will 'The minutes of the which
)1! ,. There Is a proposal afoot, against and business structures .meeting Station
) which Florida ,merchants are organ- pletion on the construction of the be two story stucco buildings, consisting in the history of the state. are as follows are on file at the office -

road from Clewiston to South Bay, of four apartments each, the of the Clewiston News for public
' izing, to have the I Governor Doyle E. Carlton sent his On the recommendation of mem- .
repair work undertaken the Clew- apartments including four rooms and (Please -
: on turn to Page 6))
Nuisance next legislature greetings to both bodies by the com- of the state plant board following -
".jZIII''* iston-l\I fore Haven road and con- Please turn to page
r::. :) x Tax- pass a bill.\calling; mittees that visited him In his office their trip through the northern
,., Please turn: to page 6 6'I Everglades
; for a two per cent and asked their permission to appear WALTER GILBERT a few weeks ago work
'. .tax on all retail goods sold, this tax [MOLTER DRUG CO. before a joint session for the present- will be started on construction of several -

.;"I; -,1, to be paid'b)" the consumer. The in- Florida Medical ation of his legislative message. buildings at the experimental

.:-V. justices of the. proposal are evident Men Highly Rated SOLD TO ALSTON The most important work under- FURNISHES BOND station at Belle Glade. On their trip

'; that there should be little taken the plant, board
h possibility by the lower body was the -- .. members spent a day

>; of its passing. As we interpret the Says Dr. NowlingThe adoption of a resolution providing an at Clewiston and it is believed that
AND ASSOCIATE Filling Station Man To
proposed measure it would mean that efficiency committee of five to nine the possibilities of the northern, Everglades
::: Florida Medical profession Is Appeal Sentence
retail In
purchases made in Florida members
--'-- ( appointed by the speaker to were brought home to the
,i' r would carry the imposed tar, which as far advanced in the work as med- J. J. examine and pass upon applicants for Liquor Case members of the board through the
Prescott ,
: ical in other state in the Joins Dave
: is known men any
,C' as the nuisance tax, the stenographic positions during the ses- extensive operations of the Southern
i. ruling could country, according to Dr. J. C. Now- Alston In >,
knot hold in NewPurchase Sugar
.' purchases sion., House and senate committeeshave (Clewiston News Special) company.

made 'out of the state. Mail order ling, Clewiston physician and surgeon not yet been named. LABELLE, Apr '4.-Walter Gilbert, In a story In a recent Issue of the
houses who returned this week after attend-
the north would probably Considerable, talk developed at\\ Tallahassee LaBelle filling station proprietor who Palm Beach Post ton following account -
: ing the state convention of'medical
welcome the '
measure with open Sale of the Molter Drug companyon concerning the membershipof was convicted at the spring term ofj: of the new woik to be under-
I ';' .' ','I- arms, but the measure, if passed men at St. Augustine. Francisco street to Dave Alstonof these committees, the probable county, court on three charges of selling I taken is given, : .
: would be "Several' interesting 'papers were of"'
a mill stone around the neck the Alston Drug company and J. content of Governor CarJton's addressand intoxicating liquor posted a $2,- A rehalibitatlon progrom for the
/ ", of the local merchant. read, said the local doctor, "and the
'. : Even though J. Prescott of Brewster, Fla.: undo the host of important pieces of 000 bond In each case this week pend state experimental station at Belle
there be little convention was a success from every >
',:<. possibility of the measure standpoint' of Gordon Baker, piescriptionist in legislation which are expected to be ing appeal ,of the case. Glade, Involving the expenditure of
it behooves
the merchants of the Alston Drug sompany was an' introduced this year. The Gilbert case was the talk of about $50,000 and construction of several -
:'"; IClewiston to Dr. Nowling was accompanied on
: vigorously ,
protest to nounced this Another house declaration Is to be launched at
week by Edison C. provided the county seat two weeks ago when buildings,
<.., their the trip by Mrs. Nowling.
:: representatives In the leg!sla Speer, local real estate broker that no bills shall be Introduceduntil County Judge Ross imposed the maxImum once following inspection of, the
.;;. ture. '
: ., through whom the negotiations were Monday April 8 and until after sentence after juries had re northern Everglades by the state
r., ,,, 300 BUSHELS TO ACRE '
------- made. The cash committee memberships Please turn to Page 6))
, consideration Involved have' been turned three verdicts of guilty againstthe (
Approved '
by the drainage board was not made public. announced. defendant. A fine of $500 with a

::: following, the presentation of the matT A With the transaction completed tho Newly elected heads of both houses jail sentence of six:: months was imposed BEARDSLEYS.,HICH
potato yield in excess of 300 bu
' .. .r" ter by Judge J. L. shels new owners took possession at once, delved into their duties of selecting on each conviction making a IN BRIDGE GAMES\
, \ ;. state to the acre was made by C. A.
I ..... Doggett of. Jack- Jackson Gordon "Doc" Baker being appointed committees the senate chairman Indicating total of $1,500 fine and IS months on -
local agronomist in a potato
tiYkesonville and Cap- field of, the Clewiston company northof Please turn to page 6 that he had a number of com- (Please turn to Page 6) Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Beardsley were

% tain F. Deane Duff, the mittee chairmen to select with prob- high for north and south positionsand
: ,. railroad tracks at the Nine I
general manager o'f the Clewiston able changes from his earlier sched- Mrs. G. B. Thomas'an"d S. S.
,. ; the Mile canal on the Moore Haven road. Commissioners To i Cane Crew Ties In
't,... company, state will pay for the With ule. Speaker Getzen went into confer Bearman high for east and west positions
'jf building of a dyke rlake present market ,prices at approximately Meet Tomorrow In First And Wins In
along the In
.. $1.75 ence with' a number of representatives at the, third series of games
: bushel the
.,... .1 \ shore either, side extending of for four miles on will! gross more per than 500, to the return Monthly Session at his Tallahassee headquarters.At Second Ball GameClewlston's the local bridge tournament held at
'" ton. thus afford- acre. the opening session both houses + the Watanabe hotel Wednesday night.

,.:'v. ,> '* ble lag residents protection of this community don This Is the second season that the Members of the Hendry county were filled with flowers, while at- cane crew met the The tournament standing Including

against storms. With possibilities this board of commissioners will meet taches scurried about the chambers Brown Farm baseball team at the Wednesday night's games; is now as
j a ,natural ridge section as a po-
f r.' ,; iston was along the lake Clew- tato country have been successfully tomorrow at LaBelle for their reg- preparing for their heavy duties of school house diamond In Clewiston follows:

f .w comparatively safe from demonstrated by the local agronomist. ular monthly session, and, while indications the next few months, while crowded last Sunday in a tie game, the North and South
: storms, but with the
, new dykef'we addition of the Not only are greater yeld made are that it will be a rou- aisles and galleries reflected the In- score being 22. Mrs. T. V. Watson, 190; T. V. Wat-
t.. are now Immune. here with less cost per aero but the tine meeting those who have closely Please turn to page 5 The fast .game was evidently a son, 190; C. A. Jackson, 170, Mrs. C.

,. 'I' Those who have crop is dug and shipped to market studied the situation believe that successful workout for the local A. Jackson, 162; I,. S. Ames, 51; Mrs.

t; doubt as to the even tho slightest several weeks in advance of the crop there is a strong possibility of verbal NEW NUISANCE TAX baseball team for in the 'second W. 0. Owen, 46; W. C. Owen, 46;

productivity of the from Hastings Fla., which at fireworks.At According to a measure to be pro game, they romped over Lake Mrs J. E. Beardsley, 40; J. E. Beards-
I: coil present
I :: J" 300 Bushels e of the north- is admittedly the potato center the March meeting, of the commission posed to the state legislature there Placid piling up 15 runs to the vis ley, 40Irs.; IL L. Simpson, 28.

rn Everglades of Florida. Several ,local farmers the county solons officially would\ be a 2 per cent tax:: on all; goods itor's six. East and West
. Per Acre- concur -
:'' would do well to In Jackson's belief that "it Is 'with frowned on petty squabbling and sold, the tax to be paid by the consumer The tie game with the Brown team ,Albert Backus, 220; Harold Troeger

/ make the short; in the realm of derogatory remarks made by county Opponents of the bill explain Is still bothering the Clewistonites 140; Mrs. 'A.. Backus, 100; Mrs. G.
possibility that the
tr\p\ to the potato field"of '.
: ;< t. / the Clew- northern Everglades can be knownas officials, threatening to take action that It would put a burden on everyman and on next Sunday they will meet W. Gordon, 56.

tq 1, ..r istos company near the nine mlla canal the potato center of the state. to unseat any county official and woman buying any articleat the team on the Brown plantation.Local This standing includes only those
:' east of the Moore
. '. r. Haven road a store, and would tend to encourage baseball fans arc confident It who have played in a majority of the

. \ where a yield of better than 300 bu- in the northern Everglades there i Opinion purchase from mail order will be a fast game but they are games and who have a net plus above

'' shels to the acre Is shown. The pos- every reason to believe that we can meeting tomorrow is divided, some houses where the tax would not hoI d. equally' confident that the cane average.A .

,; :. flibllitles of growing potatoes on a become successful competitors with holding that this matter will be The absurdity of the proposed, mea crew will bring home the bacon., further rule imposed on those

t!VtJ 4 large scale' in the Clewiston section the farmers In the Hastings section forcibly brought to the front while sure1 is .obvious 'and, The'\ News urges The Clewiston battery for last Sun qualifying for tournament prizes I Is

E( '" '!'- have., been repeatedly stressed during which is now known as the potato others claiming that it was merelya local merchants to take action against;I day's games was Wilson and! Bol- that no players may have the same

the past,year since it was shown that center of the state. gesture to be forgotten. it. ton. partners for more than four games.y .

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Successor to The Clewiston Progress / .

Entered as second.class matter February S, 1928' at the post officeat / Was it Aristotle who used to fill his mouth with pebbles and orate at the CLEWISTON SANiTARY DAIRY] (fit

Clowiston Fla., under the Act of March 3, 1879. I
I I sea to perfect, his pronouuciationAt any rate he could have saved a lot .of 1 ,--.

LOUIS A. MORGAN\ ..............:............................................,. Publisher trouble if ho had, been able to practise .on the Florida, poem.' written' bv Ed : Milk is the only single food that contains

TOM\ SMITH\ ............................................................................ Editor Lambright of the Tampa Tribune: r *. : ractically ''all the principal elements of well

He had traveled over Florida and the map had been Impressed balacrted diet. It makes bone, muscle, blood !
'Subscription Rates "
Upon his mental tablets Pensacola .to' Key West, and promotes growth.

By mail outsido of Florida By mail in Florida r And you couldn't doubt his knowledge for he surely had'the hunch .
Milk is the and best food.
One year $25U One year $2.00 cheapest single
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SiX months 1.50 Six months 1.00 Pure ,bred Guernsey cattle tuberculin test"
Three months 1.25 Three months / .75 ,On the names of all the places from Yulee to Saddle Bunch. : ,
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NEWS' PLATFORM But he stuck to it so constantly and he toured. tho state so long I
'\ 1. Definite control of Lake Okeechobee with water transportation; : That he strained his cerebellum and his tired brain 0 went wrong; I !

2. Early completion of the highways for' local transportation, and CLEWISTON DAIRY
concentration of products. ,
and So that now at Chattahoochee caged within the padded cells \
rates vegetables .
3. A substantial downward revision of freight on I COMPANY't
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. other products of this region to the northern 'markets. From early morn till late at night he tragically yells: ..- : : :

4. The furl functioning of a cooperative marketing association for Alfalfa r -_-----_-------------------------------------------- '
., Micanopy, Panasoffkee, Bonifay, : .. 1
both buying and selling purposes. .: ''.'- '. 1

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+: FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 1929 Sarasota, Machoota, Ocoee, Fenholloway, '.:i.; "r" 'J"fJ'; 1 f I 1' : ,. 1

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.- "THE BOOM AT BOULDER" Tallahassee, Kanapaha, Chockoloskee, Manatee, ..'.'v,:, .' ;,:.; '1 Yfc> R.'APPEA'RANCE j

In a recent issue. of the Saturday Evening Post there was an Interesting I r .;',"',1\ ::'" 1 1 1 1

" ', article on activities out at Boulder' Dam following the signing of the Boulder Pasadena, Pocennah, Piccolata, Muckalee- ; ': "\, / I ,
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:' .' Dam bill by President Coolidge.- According to the article the reenter of pros All aboard for Favoretta, Withlacoochee, Nocatee. 1 1 1
i" perty appears to be in the vicinity of Las Vegas, N. M., and the flurry is! Astatula, Istachatta, Ossoway and Carabelle, : /?i, ;';:" .' : I ij

:. caused by \the fact tnat with the Boulder ,project completed in,, some seven ':\''.At '. :' ; 1 1 ; thi:.; : ,. :. ...'. .,:::::J' ,,- ,',:,':'- '," 1 r }
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."-' or eight years.the,town of Las Vegas will probably be the center of a min-- Baparitat, Manavlsta, Casadaga. Cltronelle, *-, I -.- \, ',' .'f... ,. ,
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b ine& area. Gasparilla, Aventina, Boca Grande and Sanibel, 1 p atronize ': 1
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: The article undoubtedly will attract attention and,}'t is a within the realm Okahumpka. Okelanta, Okeechobee and Osteen ,7;.,1..\. ,, 1 1 I, 1
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r of possibility" that' even some Floridans looking to the far off pastures will .,> : ;
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r':; travel west, overlooking right at their own door the immense possibilities. Ojus, Olga, Ona, Oldsmar, Owanita, Tangerine, ; t :/;' .;:' ::.., 1 1 . / )

J of the northern Everglades, for The News believes that 'the development of Estifannulga' Islamorda, Osprey, Bowling Green. \j/.'. \'w'p .. d'. t '.. 1
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i, the northern Everglades by the Dahlberg interests comprises by far the most We'll just aake a trip to Mlccosukee and :' r r"." Laundry :: 1
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brilliant opportunity for work and investment in America to'day. Qumtette"J I.. '" .' .. ; :

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. Let us stop for a moment, get our ,vision in focus and study the northern. I Vi..sit Ichetuknee,' Chuluota, Rye and not forget ." ,>'::. .

Everglades. I To hear Juno sigh for Jupiter, Romeo for Juliette. ; '

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.> ,, First we have the soil., the productivity of which is.;enthusiastically con- Intel lachen, Hypluxo, Econfina and Lanark ,,. .:"...'.,:.'r 1 'I '

ceded- by internationally. known soil experts. r -. I ? : ; ', Clewiston 'I Florida. kr.:; '1,I

,. Next we have drainage, the o'niy possible draw back, installed and'dem Houiosasssa, Isagora, Early Bird and Orange Park, 1 1 1' ," ',1

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onstrated a success beyond question. Take\ .a Pass-AGrilIe by daylight and Miami after dark. 1 : ; r .c', :';." ..: / ., ,,} <
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Third we have as a proven fact, the possibilities of this area as a sugar Change cars here for Eucheeana; stranger have you ever been .

bowl, while as to the marketability of the product we have the statistics that .',:t : '.'t;' ,?, h i. : ;: : :: ,;'';:" ,' .. .....':::.'. 1;,: ( .

N the' sugar industry is a ten billion dollar a year business. I' To Lacoochee, Oklawaha, Injun Hammock, New Berlin, "' :;,' : q.:

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ambitious program which calls for ,a great 50 mile area of sugarcane dot- Then there's Largo and Narcoosee, Ybor home of the cigar, : :
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:; cleanliness next to Godliness /' 1
,. ted with giant sugar mills., 1 WF7 "

** And finally, but of prime importance in studying the picture, we have a Airedondo, Cerro Gorda,, Stillepiva, Malabar, ; ; : '> ,', : '
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a:: man of vision, to whom the establishing of the sugar business m' the-Everglades -' And: 'so 'on 'ad infinitum till you don't know where you are. ':r. ; .
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I must be child's play compared to some of the knotty business enterprises Now I caught this rhyme infernal, as I,. heard this madman rant II '' 1 'I ".'. 1II "1 ID>

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steady payrolls, while at Clewiston the Florida. headquarters of the Southern For Sopchoppy and Eau Gallie were the next names on the list w "o ,
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Sugar company, it is impossible to rent a house or aj store,, v Then Okcheesee'and Ocklocknee-please excuse me I desist.
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Trainloads of raw sugar have rolled from the Clewiston factory to the I .

Margie Haivel scores big success in pianot recital at Sebring. Looks ;.,.' .
Georgia refineries, and hardly had the last carload of cane passed through :
like Clewiston's first concert pianist. .. : :: :
the mill than work was started immediately to increase the daily grinding I .: / : : :
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r capacity from 1,500 to 4,000 tons. > .' ,
'r1 Dumb Dora things,that tang oil is a mouth -\\.ash' used by politicians.' ,.;,
The expansion program is being pushed ,steadily and completion of the ; : .
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ti. work will mean the employment' between 15,000 and 20,000 people result- ,
... :Ju'st for cliveisiou,flguie the number of buildings which have been erect- GENERAL r
: ,. ing in a population of from 50,000 to 80,000 people the northern Everglades.Wide fed since you first came to 'Clewiston.Announcing. X ..
well paved roads are under construction. affording easy trans por.t. Tr '
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. ,lation to either the east or west coast, and, railroads have spent thousands CONTRACTING '
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1 upon thousands"of dollars in extending their lines as a result of the sugar I ((,
11 activity in the northern. Everglades. ,', Mell Work ." ..
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B. G. Dahlberg, man of vision, has now ordered extensive experimentalwork '..... f5y' '.

1-. started to determine the, advisability of producing tung oil from groves :,:'.'':.:' DENTAL OFFICES : : / : ;: :< ,

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:,-: on the sand lands of the company,"has ordered citrus ,groves set out, and .'"f' .' '\' ,.. '

:". approved. the planting of grasses to determine tho possible worth of this section '.':';: .J.. 'In The Hopkins Block Of I", '..J':. J',':'. .,.> \,'/ .'. ;,'.' ,._

of the country as a great\ cattle and sheep countr}'. ,a 1" ,' -; j : .\. '
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':. a few factories for manufacturing of other by-products of .. :'" .. : ,. > I
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Everglades. It Is for you to draw conclusions. : ,
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.. One .of. the real tests of the. prohibition, law has come in'the' form of the : '8 1: itjf: J \t:5 'W Il m : Our reputation is 'our recommendation
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" Jones Act, a federal statute Increasing the penalties of the Volstead law to 1 tr

a higher degree of felony, or with a maximum punishment of $10,000 fine or tj t.. : ';: d' ; 1 ::: ;' ; ,

80 ACRE FARM ., ; : : : : ,
five yea imprisonment, or both. It will be a real test because the final lest : > :
of any law Is its enforcement. If the citizens.of the United States, throughtheir .,., .., i"," if ,
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as a national regulation. If they do .,'.\ WATER CONTROL ; ''

not desire prohibition as it relates \ ; : ,' "
intoxicants '
as beverages the severityof v.
150.00 PER ACRE :
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the Jones
penal clauses will be their tacit excuse for wholesale acquittals. .
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will .take" in regard to adopting tho provisions of the Act for the state and APPLE LAND 'WATER CONTROL ; .- r. .
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municipal courts. It Is Improbable that the state- constitutions ,will permit \ 200.00 PER ACRE ::3 BROTHERS

the automatic adoption of these penalties without icenactments or special tJ

legislation by state legislatures. If that Is found to be the case'the sentimentof t WRITE
"The Planar Builders of
.the states will be reflected by their
legislative action or failure of action r
In this regard. If tho -Me CULLY Clewiston"f
states adopt the Jones ,Act penalties, and they are Imposed

upon wliat Is called the "little fellows", juries may be even more re- ClcDJislon's Pioneer Real Estate Broker "' .

luctant to convict. This would bring about a deplorable condition of enforce- ,

ment and be worse than no Jones Act, .

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"" Mr. and MrsfjW.. H. Wilson. and Mrs. Wilson of Abbeville S. C. motored Try us for Job Printing "
News Mrs. Sloan of'Columbia" S. C., and to f t LaBelle last week. > Subscribe for the News t"1

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. NEW SEABOARD DEPOT AGENT Thomasville, Ga. State and national .. ri

w MRS. MOON ENTERTAINS \V. P. Arledge formerly !of the Seaboard Forresters association wer in LaBelle ,', ..
N Mrs R. J Moon was hostess at a station in Alva has been appointed this week. Mr. Dunlay;states that 15-

krcwcll party Wednesday, In honor as the agent for.the; Seaboard 000,000 acres. of woods in Florida

C Missess L. L. and S. E. Pettee. A station in LaBelle. Mr. and Mrs. Ar- burned last year.' Three'reels of pictures t
:, Blightful afternoon was spent play- ledge are living in one of Dr. Powells of the forest fires and precautionary -

.; l Ig puzzle, games. Beautiful. prizes cottages on the Fort Myers road. measures on how to prevent

ere given after the games, Mrs. G. Mr. Pender who has been actingas these fires were shown under the

r Pettee being tho lucky winner of agent temporarily for the last auspices of these foresters at tlie'

: beautiful prizes and Mrs. A. L. .. .J. .. ,. .
iro month has been transferred to Dun- Columbia theater and a large majority ,.-.! ." ,

ylor served one. consisting Delicious refreshments of. combinan nelon. Mr. Saunders Is now night of the town were present at the :sj '. l.. I." ;,.'..'.\ .'.-.i.,".d'. .".,: ;.-": .",>')' '.;.,,;..?, ':.&:\::'; ::tt;"Io'""' '' :-' .. ::: :.. ... .". ..,......,,-,<':' .:',,. ,' .14. .

ere agent in the union station at Tampa. showing Monday evening. .
salad and wafers, cake and .
inch. SPECIAL EASTER PROGRAMThe E. E. Edwards and friends in Im- I ,
s The Invited guests were Missessicia '
Methodist church presented a mokalee were seen in Miami Thursday -

Louise and Sara Elizabeth Pet- special Easter praise 'servIce Easter whero they spent the day stay-
S 5, Mesdames Doty, Henrickson A. n +
: ing overnight in Immokalee and arriving :[ r% 7 ar. r r.d a 7a
Sunday evening. The beautiful pro- r
; : Taylor, Henderson, Christie, Dry- : all. home Friday morning. r ',i'S' y i{.'. .." I, ,1 .I.
glam was enjoyed: by r ,1 "':> \ {' --
I Pfaff and George W. Pettee. Mrs. I The Program Processional'by the ,.i" :: ,." ', ? 'f; (V1\ :<( {.:! :/ : : ':< '
[on and sister Miss Sallie Middle- ; . ". ... ..
choir. Invocation by howell C.., E. Baas of the Atlantic CoastLine :' : ..II .'. '.J ... :; : l' '" ,', .. .

I-'8 rough I Stessess., certainly were charming the song scripture"Alleluia by Reverend! Christ Reverend! is Howell Risen"by railroad last week.was' in t LaBelle on' business : : 'ROOMS 'AVAILABLE" : >. :. :: ..; ;:

I e)., E. Edwards business_Tuesday.motored_ ; to. Immoke \ Crown the Him choir with, Calvary Majesty by, sung Mr.by Hall the Mr,.and Mrs.-Osborne and Mr. Os- 1//.::. .A.: .: i ;tj tjt.: .? :I f

I IV", -- Evan choir, Magill a beautiful; Gladness violin in solo the by Garden Mrs borne Palm Beach sr., motored last week to where Miami Mr. and'Os- t' \ ,:.. :, .-. <. '. : :.:'. .::...' .. ':. ',:',.>' : Is frequently placed. on the register. at ,, t

LaBelle. E. Hawkins last week of Kissimmee on business.was by,the choir, "Evening" sung by Mrs. borne sr., left for the north. ':"':<<': : :: /:i,:: ;. \ <," .'.::.;:. / \ The Clewiston Inn, reflecting the popularity "" I '

(r. Addicks, Mrs Royer and the piano : ,.;,::': 'o: ':" .::/l.\-, : : ?, i> "
I Dr. W. G. Horrell of Galesburg, 111., .., ,' :
" Ir. and 'Mrs. E. E. Edwards and accompaniment by Mrs.'Barton Hall, I was in LaBelle last week. Dr. Horrell :,.:;:. .; : :::; <\;; ,-t.'r.::: : : : of this attractive stopping place .
"Praise Ye the Father"' by the choir
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and Mrs. Frank Daugherty mo-
'f.. owns considerable property near Fort
A' !id to Fort Myers Sunday to at- and benediction by ,Reverend Hoitell. Deuaud.

1 Easter Sundy church services. Several members of the choir merit \ I
especial attention for their fine sing-
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ing. Many new members were ,pres-
:eorge T. Smith of Atlanta was a
ent at this service.
[mess visitor in LaBelle this week.
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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph' Daughertyand DENTIST
r. and Mrs. E. M. Cornettee were Missess Laura .\ -;, ..yt ; <'-> \ M. E. KYNETT,. Manager '" .'.' .' '- .
I day visitors I In Fort Myers. Eas- and Rosa Daub Will be n Moore Haven on the \ :: 'r' --. : ": : ;
, motored to Fort Myers to attend following dates: !:. : '

I Sunday. church services.W. Jan. 7 78-9-10-11-12-28-29-30-31 ;: : ?1
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i 't helped to make Clewiston a thriving city. ,
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I' I I Hubbard. is cong : .' <:. }i} :< ) ( I
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Q; road nty commissioners committee appointed met by it, /: Ai.:: ;<.,: ..", ; ., :, )\:. f"._, HERE \. ; I Ia : ..

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ternoon to take action in re- : \ .t. :i

,,.( \|O important measures regard- ; ': '= about meals in hot ., :
: Why getting a stuffy
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i early completion of their I iI COOK AT HOMEIt .
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) ;ions have for finished road No.securing 25 from'the Lathe : I is not necessary to spend your Sundays in ahot ,,"'Ir \r \ We have a few electric ranges. in several. sizes at an c1

j eLe .' :, '. unusual attractive .. .
> county line and are kitchen when you can have a chicken dinner price. 1
rveying and staking
.. the road !
Belle to Palm Beach county atThe ,1

I .. r These stoves will save you many hours of worry and : .?

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months. Instant <
\ work the
> ,,;, lighten your during summer .:
r-- y Attorney Rider is still busy : :: J:;:;' ; ,.
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!ig the deeds and descriptions ,. .- -. h- t ,. '" heat. at low cost is one of the features of an electric range. t

ailed. to the owners along the. ': : .:

.1 I... way of road No. 25. Watanabe Hotel .
-- Use:- one; of our electric toasters for cooking your 1 r. .;
\I ity council held its monthly morning meals-real bargains. ..... 1L 1 ;..

J \jin the city hall Tuesday aft- MRS. CLAUDE DOWNS, Manager. 'a,

with; al members present. r '

ain a motion was made and . .. i .t
I to keep the cattle off the <;

south of the river and this i '
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to I fix the cattleguard on the r S CLEWISTON BUILDING MATERIAL COMPANYf' r : -V

de of the river which hasken .. ..
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..,' L. L. and S. E Pettee wore REGULAR SUNDAY DINNERS 75C I,I '::'11 l

uests at the Franklin Arms '.1

i Fort Myers Easter Sunday. i \ ...
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""' for their' home in Chicago. 1 i : .t

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NOTICE All of said registered in, accordance with the ordinances I IN the Circti Court: "of 'the Twelfth ing 1928 J
I be the City Clerk. persons ; by .a. poulation oJ less than
.b' I or a majority of them: shall, as soon of"aid City: and shall have Judicial Circuit of the State of BITS OF I FLORIDA 23,000.

extract from Ernst as they deem practicable after the previously paid his poll; taxes for twc Florida ,In and for Hendry County. I i \
\ The following of of this Act and prior to noon years last past, if lawfully assessable In Chancery. 1i i ,
accounts passage i
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: & Ernst him, with the time to be prescribed Marvin :!.'ool l- "* "
said first day of October, A. D. against Compl:! :s : -

Drainage District Is published on The West p"ilm Beach !-\UaI1U", In the year 1928 Florida har-
the Information of nil con- 1931, organize as the corporate authority -i t by ordinance, and shall he a dre and Fay Andre, his wife, de-;' crops
K' for shall be entitled National. bank opened for busIness' vested were estimated to have
.< ... cern the District office 'open. to Inspectionby city clerk shall also serve as to vote at any municipal election I on the first floor of the Harvey worth to those engaged In agricrit-

all land owners: I I a ; clerk, to said commissioners. The of said City; provided, however,, ORDER OF PUBLICATION. 1 ouilding, Monday, March 25, It" was lure In' its various branches mdt
Tampa Fla., March 18, 1929. persons so 'named as Mayor, Commis- I trthe provisions of this section It appearing( from the affdlavlt announced than I '
'by Edward W. Lane $100,000,000.
_.J Board of Supervisors and Landowners sioner of Public AVoiks, and Cityi shall not apply to the first: election filed in the above cause that the This infonnatJoTi
r } Sugarland Drainage District i Clerk shall hold their respective of- under this Act." above named 4 defendants, I. Andre chairman of the Board of Directorsof was furnished by A. F. Camp, horticulturist '

We have completed our fourth annual fices from the time of their organization That Sections- one ((1) and two ((2)) and Fay Andre, his wife, are .!non- the Atlantic National bank of Jacksonville at the Florida Agricultural

.,; examination of the books of ac- and thereafter for four ye.vs; I of Article III of said Chapter -10433of s'dents of the State of Florida,and who will occupy a similar Experiment station at the Universityof
.. count and record as at the close of commencing at noon on said day following the Laws of. Florida of 1925, providing .',_ that the place of residence and post- ,
! \ business December 31, 1928, and sub said organization, and their forand, creating the said City office address of the said I. Andre pbsition in the new local institution. Florida. Tomatoes brought into

mit herewith our report. / successors, whether from their own of Clewiston, be and the same' are and Fay Andre' his wife, 'as part'c-I I The new bank. was organized under the ,state nearly $11,000,000 last year

,' tAIl recorded cash receipts for the number or otherwise, for a like period hereby amended s-o that the said sections ularly as the same is ]mown to the the direction of Mr. Edward W. Lane Celery,' $6,237,000, Irish potatoes.
, : year under review were traced direcUy of four :rears thereafter, and the in ,said Article shall read as' fol affiant is No.; 146 Walnut Street,
'' ''' into the bank deposist and and Mr. C. 'E. Romfh, president of grown on only 31,000 acres broujgEi
persons so named as the other, two lows: 'Manchester, New Hampshire: that
". L satisfactory accounted for. All cash commissioners shall hold their offices "Sec. 1. The Mayor, Commission( there is no person in the State of 'lire First National bank 'of Miami, $5,812,000, about 29,000 acres:: ''planted(

4 ,,! tI disbursements for the! same period for a period of two ;years and of Public Works;,, and City Clerk, and Florida upon whom the service ,of a I I I Florida. in snap beans produced $3,298OU0
r were evidenced by officially signec}J. their whether the, other Commissioners" shall each
from their
subpoena would bind of sad? defendants
: watermelons
) paid checks and were further verified any \ ,growing; : on 37,840 a fps
own number. or otherwise, for 'perform the duties of his her of- .
a period or ; that the 'said defendants
', by an examination of vouchers, invoices in
brought $3,111,000, sweet potatoes
of four years thereafter. At all \fice until his or her successor is duly are each of ,them the of '
. payrolls, etc., on file, and to over age Mr. W M. Grlffis, secretary o f
tr the extent of our tests we found all meetings of the Commission, each of elected and qualified The Mayor twenty-one years: It Is therefore or Florida on 28,000 acres sold for $2,834,001)
payments properlY'pported and the Commissioners, including the shall 'have the, same voice and voteas dered that said defendants each and Flood Control'assocIation an .. 1

Yr":, duly authorized for payment in ac Mayor, shall have one v'te.The' Con,. the'other members of the Com. all of them, be and they are. hereby nounces some Interesting facts rela
t' '' cOI'danceith: ;- the minute book of mission hereinbefore established shall mission. In the absence of or dlsa.bil-.,required to appear to the Bill of tive to the area within 15 miles of The largest cargo of lumber ever:

',:.,U,, the Board of Supervisors. have the power at is regular meeting ity of the Mayor to act, ,the Commis Complaint filed, In, said, cause on 'or Lake Okeechobee. If there ,had beenIn to bo shipped from Tampa was loatl-!
Balance sheet, 'setting forth, in /or any adjournment thereof held sioner of ,Public ::Works shall performall before Monday,,"' the 6th day May, A. '
;' greater detail the various Assets and prior to the expiration of each successive the duties of the office, Including D. 1929, other wise the allegations of existence in 1928 a nevlgable" cross ed last week on the British freighter"Arundale'

Liabilities of the district as at the .term of office of the respective the'judicial features herein enumerated said Bill of Complaint will be taken 'state canal through Lake Okeecho *- which will leave .:"loaf

close of business December' 31, 1928 members to elect for a period' of ; and In the absence or disability f as confessed by .said defendants.It bee, the six leading products in this South, America. The, shipments is included ,as a part'of this report, four ((4)) years the successors of such of both, the City Clerk shall serve as Is (further ordered that this or- stets
subject to the comments that follow.In Commissioners whose I Mayor and I area, namely: lumber, resin, spirit of 2,100,000 feetof South FWr-
terms are about perform the duties! of the; der be. published once a 'wpek for .
the preparation of, this Balance to expire, excepting that the termsof office, including its judicial functions. four. consecutive \weeks in the Clew- fruit, ,totaling 137,109 tons, could Ida lumber]

Sheet, effect has '''been given to all all the Commissioners shall expire "Sec. 2. For the purpose-, of 'systematically -I I felon News, a weekly newspaper\ of have been moved out of that area

unpaid the invoices ended, December salaries; etc.31.,, 1928 for at. noon 'on the day following ten (10)) 'handling the City Gov [ general circulation in said County by boats at'' a' saving In freight of -
year years ,from the date of organization ernment, the Commission shall create and State. SINGER SEWING
that had-been" properly authorized for hereunder. In case of a vacancy oc- the following departments, and I j Done ,ami ordered in LaBplle. Florida over $1,595,000. The estimated value .
tit of audit MACHINES
payment the date curing-in the. Commossion by reasonof only one Commissioner' shall have r this 26th day of March A. D. ,'1 jof these six products for the year _
together with accrued Interest on death, resignation lialg'of each 1929.. New ,or second. hand machines
0 Bonds.: disability, removal department: Execu 11928 based on market price as of "
", \ } Reclamation: charges, amounting to disqualification, or from other tive Department, the' commissioner r William'' T. Hull "j January; 1, 1929, would be $11,595,000. at all times. Repairs or new.F. .

4. $769,836.05; >are shown, in detail in an cause, the remaining Commissioners In charge thereof to be ex-officro Clerk of Circuit Court. ( D. WOOTEN, LaBelle, Fta.
attached schedule. ,Of this amount, by a majority vote 'shall elect a suc- the Mayor: Department of Finance, I SELDEN L. STEWART These resources were produced du r-

$215,705.89 is. for work done by the cessor who shall serve for the unex- the Commissioner( in charge thereof Solicitor for Complainant: ----- ,
f Sugarland Dredging Association. pired term. to be the City Clerk: Department of State of Florida) *

,Accounts Payable, aggregating $9- (6) and I Health and Public Works, the Commissioner County of Hendry).
2 That Sections
614.67, include, authorized"invoices I Section of in charge thereof to be the T hereby certify that the above and
and' 'vouchers for purchases, salaries, seven ((7)) ArticleI of said Chapter Commissioner of Public Works.'* foregoing Is ,a true copy of the original
etc., unpaid at December: '31, 1928, in 10433\ of the Laws of Florida ,of Section 4. All laws and parts of r Order of Publication made in d .
,j the sum of $846.35, and for unpaid providing'for and creating the said laws in conflict with the provisionsof I Raid 311RP. said order being on file .

., accounts of the, Sugarland Dredging City of Clewiston, be' and the same this Act are hereby repealed, es in my office.

Association amounting to $8,768.32, ''are hereby amended so that the said pecially Chapter 12616 of the Lawsof i LaI3lle. Florida, March ,,,26th, 1929.
as shown by the Association's books.} sections in said Article shall read as Florida of 1927. (SEAL) LIST YOUR PROPERTY WITH ME

Accrued interest on the bonded indebtedness follows: Section 5. This Act ;shall take effect William' T. Hull '
: of the district in the a
-' "Sec. 6. The said Commission of immediately upon its passage e Clerk of Circuit .Court..
amount of $6,400.00
; is shown ulldel'the
Clewiston shall call an and approval by the Governor 4.54t. *
cantlon Accrued Account. I the City of or ,
election to be held within the City upon becoming a law without such .. .
The Tax Levy for f
year 1928, Clewis'ton is
month to the approval. growing every day and with the
amounting to $55,528.01, is for Sinking -I of Clewiston one prior ,
, s Fund $42,231.41, and for Maintenance expiration of ten ((10)) years after the L. O. GRAVELY LEGISLATURE GETS OFF ,
't \ $13,296.60. date of organization hereunder for Representative Hendry County. new mill. addition under construction yalues '
Yours very truly, the purpose of electing two ((2)) Commissioners 4.5 5t. TO' SMOOTH START

: P' ERNST & ERNST; to serve for two ((2)) years, -- will increase. '
RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS and three ((3)) Commissioners to serve (Continued from'page 1)

BALANCE-At Beginning for four ((4)) years, commencing at I
RECEIPTS FROM noon on the day following ten ((10)) NOTICE \ -
TAX LEVIES years from the date of organization The following extract from Ernst terest of visitors. "

Uniform Acreage Tax $ 21516.50 hereunder, and in calling such elec- & Ernst audit of the accounts of Attorney General Fred H. )Davis,
Annual Drainage Tax 178,129.24 Clewiston Drainage District i is published '
tion the said Commission shall have
for the information of all said he will seek special permission
con .
199,645.74 : all the of powers a Board, duties of!'; and County responsibilities Commissioners -- the cerned.District Detailed office audit, open is on to inspection file i in. I to introduce a bill providing for bringing Edison C. Speer :: '

TAX PENALTIES AND I I:I in Florida in regard to by all land owners: the statute on the subject of \notices )

/ MISCELLANEOUS 3,501.63 the calling and holding of such election Tampa, Fla., March 18, 1929. of local laws into conformity
.f SALE OF BONDS and shall canvass and declare Board of Supervisors and Landowners -
;_ with the amendment to the state con-
t- 640000.00 Par Value I I the result. The said Commission shall Clewiston Drainage District. I l 1
Bonds' sold at 95 608O O.00 post, or cause to be posted, notices Gentlemen: I stitution. adopted at the last general :.

I(,I at three ((3)) public places within said We have completed our examination election .
NOTES DISCOUNTED City of Clewistonat least thirty ((30) of the books pf account and record -i I '

Notes Discounted with days prior to said election, giving notice of Clewiston Drainage District, ',
Landowners 15,000.00 of the time and place of said which covers the years ended December (

election, stating the offices to be filled 31, 1928, and December;; 31,
S ) INTEREST RECEIVED | at.said election, and giving the I II 1927, and submit herewith our re-

f ,On deposits and notes 25,570.66 ''I I i names of three inspectors and a clerk port.All
Accrued on bonds I I II recorded cash receipts for the
[ oppointed as such by the said Commission -
before sale I I period under review &
1,600.00 0 were traced di- r
to hold said election. Any
,, I I I rectly into the bank accounts and 1 II
resident freeholder, a citizen of the
for. Dis- |
27170.66; United States, over twenty-one ((21)) bursernents
i'J:, ':: '" years of and of sound mind through the bank ac-j;
: BOND-ACCOUNT OF age residing counts were supported by
r/ '.," within the limits of said City officially'\\
,.-. ;1 DEFAULTED CONTRACT 20,000.00 signed and paid bank checks ,
:. ;. ., I on the date of said election, shall be We examined the minutes of the

.... : '. TOTAL RECEIPTS S73,318.03 eligible to vote in said election and meetings of the Board of Supervisorsand I
I: :, '.":; k DISBURSEMENTS FOR to be qualified to hold any office at I found all disbursements to be : IW
" .::<, ::. / RECLAMATION the said first election. The election properly authorized by the Board.

In Process: I inspectors and the Clerk shall be the In the preparation of this report,

....;i y Construction $555,728.95 judges of, the qualification of the effect has been given to all unpaid
i Engineering 44,081.20 electors. No formal nominations ,shall invoices, salaries, etc., at December .

*>1-$, ,.''\ Equipment 4,002.30 I be required. The elector may at this 31, 1928 that had been properly authorized -
."A :':,- first election of the City use a ballot for payment, together 'with I
\ ., $603,812.45 upon which ballot the name of his accrued interest on b nds.
r ::- .-c w: >-.- Maintenance\ Cash Deposit ,
' 14,725.89 or her candidate; shall be written' on In the several
."' Other Charges: I Ink funds, amounting to 9481.12, was / '
or pencil, typewritten or nrfntcl.
i ..
I : Organization reconciled with"the
I balances
? '. 11.388.16 and fold the ballot and deposit tho reported '-.
,:j _. 1 Administration '. 25,915.11 same to us by the depository banks. A
; : In a ballot box in the pr :sence 0, Y er .I i
Financial "
;, Summary of Deposits :
i' showing the
95,345.54 of the .
inspectors 6r
two of them, and depositories *
the various CUJ,1q <
\.t.. '<:". .....<::: 132648.81 L such ]ballots shall be considered Included as a schedule of this report.; ,r
Bally without.
sufficient further
.' ., k ;. Ie-I' Accrued: Interest on Certificate of And The Sultan Took
: Sugar
.. .' : < :{ : malities.
' .'.t :,..: ''1:: Payment of 751,187.15 I the two ((2)) persons' Deposit, at December 31, .l92) ? '
,r,. highest number- of "'ot amounted to $51.67 and Is shown
,f.. .:. Notes Payable 15,006,00- for the two-year term and the three under the caption Other Assets. .
a ...'," ,' r Expenses-. 'I ((3)) Reclamation Instead of Gold I
D. Barr persons receiving the 1f"'b] t Charges, in the sum .
Default umber of of $$163.900! .
." .. ,, 3,411,8518,41L85 for the four-year. are dialled In an at- r
... .. / I term shall be respectively deemed tached schedule of this report.
to be elected as such Commissioners. Under the caption Acrountv Pay- in
Dawn in the desert. A of essaries foods. It is high
able carayan among
said Commissioners so elected j I we have included all authorized r

. ") A.'. Total Disbursements 769,599.00 shall have the same status, powers invoices, salaries, etc, that' had not T camels'laden with heavy sacks, moving heat-and-energy-prodiicing value, ,is y .
: .: and duties been paid at the date of, our audit.
and shall
--.r- organize them the of almost and can
under digestible
BALANCE out dusky ,
> ON DEPOSIT At December 31 urge
selves and be '''the 1928'accrued interest ,
'l' i: ", At Ending 103,719.03 I ate authority in said continuing municipality corpor-the I on the Bondeil Indebtedness of. drivers. The little town of Askarbe easily transported and stored for .'

F. DEANE DUFF same as provided for the : the district amounted to $3.625.00 of without loss.<< !
.; Board o'f Supervisors. Commission I This Is shown under the caption Accrued Mokram was, dispatching a part
-, constituted of five! ((5)) little effort to digest

members, excepting that they shall j Account. its year's tribute the Sultan. Sugar requires

t J8t. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: cease'' to have the power to reelect i I, district The authorized is $600,000 bond of 6 issue percent of HieI ,serial t This potentate could .have called and is almost immediately transformed ,

.' I will introduce in the 1929 Legis themselves thereafter be or to elect others, and I bonds maturing from 1933 to for gold, but he preferred to have his.tribute : into bodily energy. This is

j!,..,.. lature stance a of special which or is local as ,follows bill, the: sub I I first Monday regularly after the elected First Monday on the ,. 1957 fng.I of which $145,000. "are outstand,_. in a commodity which to him why many athletes eat candy beforeundergoing

t AN ACT' TO AMEND SECTIONS of the month precedIng'the expirationof :I Tax Levies for the years 1927 and was more desirable than gold-pure their hardest tests,: ; why

-. THREE (3)), SIX ((6)) and SEVEN term of office for which elected 1928 consist ,of Drainage Taxes of
'. (7) hereunderand white The. town of Askarpolar expeditions carry a pound
(.' OF ARTICLE 1 AND SECTIONS for full terms of four amounting to 15184.21, of which sugar. .
,r ONE ((1)) AND TWO (2)) OF ARTI (4)) years each. In case of death, dis-/ $ 2OO.31 is for Sinking Fund and Mokram in the eleventh century had candy per week for each man; why ,

.:: CLE III OF CHAPTER 10433 OF ability removal', disqualification, resignationor $13,177.90 for Maintenance. I gained a widespread fame for making the army ration is high in sweets.,
I I., E THE LAWS OF FLORIDA OF 1925. of any Commissioner, Yours very truly
",. '. PROVIDING FOR AND CREATING such vacancy in the Commission shall 1 ERNST ERNST. \ sugar of the finest quality known in For these reasons and others, the

fc THE CITY OF CLEWISTON be filled by the remaining commis .. maintenance of
'. AS .loners for the 'those days. an adequate sugar
AMENDED BY unexpired term.;
THE LAWS OF CHAPTER FLORIDA 12616 OF 1927.OF rules and regulations for the regis Tho ,Balance at Beginning- From being a, delicacy enjoyed by supply under all conditions is a mat,

,'... I BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLA'rURE regulations tration of voters, and rules, laws and RECEIPTS FROM' the rich, a few centuries ago, sugar ter: ''of great importance to all ,civilized -. .
OF FLORIDA f.o I' h old i 11 and J ti
4 : g I .
Sec. 1. That Section Three ((3)) of certifying general and special eec] TAX LEVIES I has, become a P rime necessity which, nations. The undersigned !

Article I of Chapter 10433 of the Laws tions to elect Commissioners and for I Annual Drainage Tax 24398.54 j, because of its cheapness under mod companies are devoted, to the building -

oZ Florida of 1925 as amended b other purposes, shall be prescribed SALF. OF BONDS ., : of
} be industry
r by ordinance ern methods manufacture, can up a larger sugar .
Chapter 12616 of the Laws of Florida of the 'said City of Clew $14 .OOO 00 Par.Value I ; ,
,. of 1927, be and the sam Is hereby iston, the same not to ))e in conflict Rnmlq SoU if Q5! 137,750.00. o bought by the masses in all civilized within the continental United States. '
Amended, so that the' said section in State the Constitution or laws of the INTEREST RECEIVED countries. Especially in lands of An illustrated booklet, giving facts Y
\ said Article of Florida Accrued Bonds ,
shall read ,as follows or this charter of on .
.. "Sec. 2. That the initial corporate; the said City; provided, however, Before Sale .' 1,680.00TOTAL temperate climate such as the United of, interest r concerning their development -' ,

t authority In said municipality shall : the that no person shall be deprived of States is sugar one of the: bas nec will be sent upon request.
l bo vested in a commission consisting right to vote on account of sex. RECEIPTS 163,828.5'1I : ; 'ft

of five. (5)) persons, all of whom must No person shall be eligible for election4'as }
.1 Commissioner I
be citizens of Florida under
;; provided, how- this Sec '
ever, that the Mayor, the Commissioner -and tion resident who is not a qualified elector RECLAMATION DISBURSEMENTS. FOR 1. t DAHLBERG SUGAR CANE INDUSTRIES.

of Public Works, and the City City of Clewiston.freeholder'of the said In Process:

>t or Clerk each in addition to being citizens \ Construction, $ 93,515.54 Ic
I of Florida,. shall also be: resi- Sec. 7. After the first election provided Engineering 13,322.3 .
dents and electors of the. City of : for herein to be held, the annual Equipment I 250.00 I" 1
Clewiston. Tho persons who shall election of the Clewiston 1
City of SUGAR
compose the first THE SOUTH COAST, ::O \PANY. 1
commission hereunder shall be held on the first Tuesday 107,087.90 i
'a shall be F. Deane Duff, ''R. Y. I after the first Monday of the month Maintenance' ,. 9,571.76 j '- -alil/s und. Plantations in 'Louisiana ali/ls and Plantations Florida
Patterson, and Malcolm ,V. Other Charges: \
Bigg, who preceding that In which the term of .. INOUSTpIS '. ,
,I, shall each serve as commissioners for i 1 any of the Commissioners shall expire Organization 3,343.70 r \
four years, and Jules M. Burguieres : Any person who shall possess Administration 21,651.06 .. :
and F. U. Bryant who shall each the qualifications Financial 12.690.00 . '
serve of an elector under .. \ ... 0
as commissioners for tvi years. the general laws of the State of Florida
,q. The said F. Deane Duff shall be the governing elections and shall Total Disbursements ON DEPOSIT 154,34442BALANCE ''Executive Offices: 645 North Michigan Avenue. Chicago '.
Mayor, the said R Y. Patterson shall l have resided within the territorial / '
AT ENDING9484.12
be Commissioner of Public Works, limits of said City for six months I : i : .
preI 1.
F. DEANE DUFF President,
and the said Malcolm W. Bigg shall 1 I ceding the election, and shall have Board of, Supervisors. .----. -A--4-: .. --- ..


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I Have You Heard? ditions and although she was in the COUNTY BOARD retire bond No. 3 ,of the same issue. ordered for the mill extension will

By The Way : .. tommunity for less than two days, HOLDS THREE Mar. 27-Messrs. E. C. Cole and 'be started immediately so that the

'she ordered work started on the first CALLED MEETINGS Paul Deam appeared before tho boardin 4,000 ton a day mill will be in opera-

Miss Margie Harvel, daughter of er company of Fort Myers was a business 'unit of the Hopkins building. Her behalf of the Clewiston company, tion for this year's grinding season.

Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Harvel of Cres visitor in Clewiston this week. keen business judgment was reflectedin Inc., and submitted a letter stating Firms from which the equipmentwas
(Continued from page 1))
cent drive, met with phenomenal success the announcements a few weeks that the country club park had been bought are as fololws:
recital given, Sam, Cottrell off, :Mobre Haven was later that all of the stores and apartments (i\;
at her first piano perusal. listed as private property and asked Nine roll mill, Fulton Iron 'Works ,< aJ I!)
Sebring last Fri a Clewiston business visitor this In the building had been rent that a certificate of from "tho of St.
Hall in error Louis
,at: Harder The board of Hendry county commissioners ,; boiling apparatus, evap- ,.
night. Miss Harvel who is studydoy week. ,, f ed before i the foundation work was convened at a'' call meeting tax assessor be accepted covering orators and pans, U. S. Cast Iron Pipe

under Mrs.E. C. Speer, well started. lots that should have been assessedas and Foundry
i ing the piano Laura. Maxine Mattesdn I on Wednesday March 13, ,1929 Burlington, N. J.; four
played with confidence and excellent I I With the building completed completed with the following members blocks. No action was; taken. 1,000 h.p. boilers, Edge Moor Iron
daughter of Mr. and, Mrs. E. S. Mat- .
el tect. Her playing was enthusiastically and occupied, 'Mrs. Hopkins before Chairman W. L. Murray, Selden L. -- company of Edge Moor, Del; cane

received and she was presented I I.1lh I I teson of Clewiston returned spending to West. I leaving for Hawaii, made another Stewart, II. L. Delaney and J. L. STATE TO SPEND knives for cane carrier, Farrell-Bir-
Palm Beach Sunday after
\"'. se.veraleautiful. ,, bouquets.. The hurried trip here and realizing that Maddox together with their attorney FIFTY THOUSANDAT mingham company, Ansonia, Conn.;
week with her folks. She was re I
.,selections she played arc Prelude in I .a 'the house shortage problem was far H. A. Rider. The chairman stated BELLE GLADE cane juice clarification system, Gil-.

Cyby;: Bach; Innoce-npe by Bergmuel- the cently nurses'graduated school with at the honors Good from Samaritan {from solution, she immediately or- I that the meeting had been called for (Continued from Page 1)) christ and ;company, Chicago; seven

ler and Scherzino, by aMtlhews. hospital in West Palm .dered the construction o"f the second !i the purpose of approving bonds for condensers, Schutte and Koerilng

Beach. wing oC the Hopkins block, which the county officials and to attend to board of control and plant board. company; 14 'centrIfugal machines, S.
called for the building of three more S. Hepworth company of New York
Members of the CIe.wiston W om- any other l business that might come Dean Wilmont Newell, head of the
J stoics with apartments and office and structural steel from McClintic *
ants club will bo hostesses to the land Mrs W. S. Hah'el and I before the board Surety bonds of agricultural department of the state
rooms above. These two rented Marshall of Pittsburgh. *
Fri- were Charles A. Jackson company
Moore Haven Woman's club next daughter Margie motored Friday as member of the university was authorized to undertake

',. day afternoon at the Clewiston Community night to Sebring / thence to Dell'ay before the building was ,completed. school board district No. 3 was presented the rehabilitation work at once ..

church. where they; spent the night, proceeding Several homes and apartments have with United States Fidelity and is to return to Belle Glade todayto NEW WORK WILL

.. Tho program which will start at the following (day to Miami and been completed since that time but and Guaranty company as sureties i In supervise operations. GIVE CLEWISTON

three o'clock will be featured with a returning to Clewiston by way of the with the expansion of the activities, the sum of $2,000 and a deputy: slier According to Frank J. Wideman, GREATER SAFETY

lecture recital to ,be given by :Mrs. Tamiami Trail, Immokalee and, La of the Southern Sugar company more iff's bond of Dillon Hall in the sum West Palm Beach member' of the (Continued from Page 1)

Hazel Peck;: Speer assisted by her Belle. lor. families arrived In Clewiston so that of $1,000 with Carl E. Royer and Goo board who arranged for this trip andy d

husband E. C.' Speer on the following the' housing condition today is little ver Hill as as securities. Motion b was with the party, the work is expected I along Clewiston will afford double

c dcanposeis, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Hurd L. Reeves tax assessor for. improved over conditions this time a Stewart seconded by Delaney that the to last over a three months I protection for this community.

Gqdowsky and Schultz-Eyler. Hendry county was a business visitorin year ago, despite the fact that thecommunity above bonds be approved. Motion car program in an attempt to put the sta- ,, Negotiations' were started in theproposal

Following the program the Clew- Clewis tOll last week. 1 has enjoyed a phenomenal Tied Motion by tSewart second by i lion in shape. submitted- to the state drainage -
I -
Iktpn women and their guests will period of building activity during Maddox' that Commissioner H, L. Dc- The board decided to attempt to in- board last week when the board

fcroceed to the Watanabe hotel for I that; time. laney be appointed a committee of terest the Everglades ,Drainage board verbally approved the plan. Details

tea. All members of the local Wom'' !WALTER GILBERT I' Present day conditions are such one to confer with Mr. Van Curry in the matter of protection by dykesfor were worked out and the arrange-

an's club1' are urged to attend.. FURNISHES BOND that many families whose heads are commissioner of Glades county andif the station ta eliminate future ment completed this week.

I .. ____ I working in Clewiston are living ,at agreeable the clerk write to Mr.J. danger of demolition, according to The Associated Press carried the V\)
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Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Harvel had'as Moore Haven, because they are un- ._ W. McClure of oFrt Myers and Mr. Widemau. following story of Judge Doggett'sand

llieir guests this week Mr. and Mis.J. able to rent homes or apartments in have him make a survey of the Ca- Captain Duff's appearance be- .
the road for the three charges. Those '
.- W. Smith' and daughter Lorraine Clewiston.The .. loosahatchee river bridge at LaBell EQUIPMENT. ISPURCHASED for the board last week:

'or West Palm Beach. whe went his bond were Sam Lucky; store problem 'is equally ,difficult primary to the repair of, the same. ,FOR J. L. Doggett attorney from Jacksonville I
John Dyess and Dick Curry.
of solution E. C. Speer, local Mar. 26-The chairman stated that .. MILL ADDITION and F. D. Duff of the Southern -
It is understood that the cases will
\ Mrs. William Cecil Owen entertained real estate dealer having stated at a meeting had been called for the (Continued from cage 1)) Sugar company presented the
be to a higher court on several .
members of the Clewiston Social I recent meeting of the Clewiston Better purpose of discussing the repair of proposal to the state drainage board tI
grounds, the one of which
club at her home on Crescent drive Business ,association that''' he hada the LaBelle bridge spanning the Ca- may be started: as soon as the equipment for Mr. Dahlberg president of the
will be the charge that the venire I I
last week. A delightful refreshment long Awaiting list of prospective loosahatchee. river and to attend to I arrives on the ground. Southern Sugar company. The pro-
from which the jury panel select '
CQurso was served Those presentvcerc tenants for local stores. any other business that might come \ While extension;.work is bein pushed -' posed dyke is for the 'protection of
ed drawn. During, the
was ellegally
Mecdames\ : Dave Alston, C. Construction. of the filling station before the board. Plans were submitted at the mill a similar tempo has Clewiston and' her territory and the
various trials the 'defense L.
attorney -
Jhckson, W. C. Hooker, C. H. Jack, A.1 I O. Gravely accepted each jury panel att Bare Beach and the building of the by J. W. McClure eng,neer. After been set in the* cane planting operations board authorized Chief Engineer Elliott ,

Cu Lawton Sims, Dick C.\ Miller, J. under objection. packing house at Miami Cocks is accePted discussion it was'moved by Stewart in the field where thousands of to submit a plan. \,

Tippcy and Walter Whitten. in local circles as indicative seconded by Delaney that H. A. Ri laborers are at work on the sugar It was decided that Eliott's plan
An incident
outstanding followingthe
t der, attorney for the board .I should .
of the development of the northern preparea company' plantations A fleet of trace include an agreement to reimburse -
term of spring court. was the
Mrs. Claude Downs held high scoro notice for bids'for the repair of th tors almost thunder the
swearing of a warrant charging Por. Everglades<:: l based on the operationsof are continuously sugar company for the i
T. V. Watson second and draw bridge. the rich muck lands whileon cording to federal t.
w.ithIrs. ter Dean aged LaBelle resident with +iB.. G. Dahlberg and his associates, I II ,ing over and state specifi- :
Mrs. R. L. Simpson third when the }I r I the Motion. by Stewart seconded by Do- the roads around the south end of work and that the dyke be built ac- I
completion of whose forthe
perJury., The charge is that he testi program I
Afternoon Bridge club met Wednest laney that Attorney Rider and Mr. Lake Okeechobee .are seen long trac- i cations and at a minimum expenditure.
fied before the grand jury but reversed sugar industry here will mean ,
Jafcjafternoon at the home of Mrs. McClure instructed. to''' get ,in touch tor trains hauling seed cane to newly r
,the employment of between
this testimony in the countjudge's y 15,000
IJtrMplSpeer.: Those present were Mes- and with the district engineer at Jacksonville ;: prepared planting areas. I The proposed dyke is to be about
I court. A bond of 1,000 was 20,000 people In the northern Everglades
dafties C. L Downs, C. A. Jackson, I and Tampa and get permission With the operations of the Southern ,eight miles long four miles,' of pro.
with total
set in this case and 'the bond was a .population rang
W_. C. Owen, T. V. Watson, Dick from the government 'to make Sugar company now extending, : tection on each side of lewCiston being -
posted this week. ing from 60,000 to 80,000 people in ,
fVliller' R. L. Simpson, R.' Y. C'I I the necessary bridge repairs. Motionby over, a 50 mile stretch in the northern i desired. '
the area from ;Moore ,Haven to Canal I I
ficpi and Mrs. Speer. Point.G. Stewart seconded by Delaney that Everglades, six lake towns are enjoying Attorney Doggett in presenting the

I I MOLTER DRUG CO. 1 W. Gordon, architect and builder I the clerk be instructed to pay the i interest prosperity; based on the stead; plan explained that' the sugar- company -

I:. C. Cole, assistant to President SOLD TO ALSTON for the on the $40,000 court house payrolls. expected Clewiston to have a ,
I new projects named above. has
B. G. Dahlberg returned to Clewiston AND ASSOCIATE i I bond issue of April 11 1926 and to Installation of $he new machinery phenomenal growth. "
\ gained an enviable reputation as.a
Wednesday complete his work i n .- I r
: ..
designer and builder since he came'to
Ute company's interest here. Mr. Colevras (Continued from page 1)) I I a t
r Clewiston almost two ,years ago.
.. fl
I )
I summoned back to Chicago" to '- \ ,

attend a 'directors meeting of the as manager of the newly acquiredsfore. t, I .. I' .

Southern Sugar company and started'tJack ., / ., I ;' /
Dr. and Mrs. Molter plan to deVote ROAD PROJECTS '
fir Clewiston the
as soon as
meeting was finished. their entiretime to their drug, storein ARE PUSHED IN'CLEfVjSTON ... .
\ I SebrIng, which they have operated AREA :: ; ; ; : { :, j
;; i
M. W. Bigg and Frank Wright mo- for several years.Attracted ) fi :<, : ; : ; :

bred to Tampa Sunday.P. to this section a ;year ago (Continued from page 1) ./ D \ .>; .

by the steady payrolls here, Dr. and f {,
P. G. Bishop operating vice president Mrs. Molter opened their drug store -j ,
\ and William G. Ames consulting i in' 'the Hay building on Francisco tracts for the construction of the La : :" NEEDED .j.; ,
I ,
Belle-Clewiston be awarded : (, APARTMENTS j
engineer for the Southern Sugar company street where their prompt service and highway to )HOMES AND \!

returned this week from New .courteous attention soon brought to next. Wednesday, Clewiston within .
them a brisk business. When the next six or eight months will 'f. ,(. ; '. ." ,'
York where with B. G. Dahlberg president they .': f ',' .
they completed arrangementsfor first started in business in Clewiston, be the center of a network' of well ,i', '. .... '::' \ .

the purchase of equipment for the both Dr. and Mrs. Molter spent considerable paved highways "connecting the east .' .' ,

2,500, ton mill addition to the Clew- I time inv\I this community but and west coast through the northernEverglades I To relieve the house shortage? condition here and provide,

""t.. istou factory.Dr. with the organizattI ou completed Dr. and also giving Clewis- .
Molter tonites a smooth road through central -
spent most of his time attending .
homes for workers employed by the Southern Sugar company '
John Anderson spent the week to their business affairs in the Florida to the north.

coil in Sarasota. Sebring store while the managementof All 6f the rock, needed on the Clew- .

I the Clewiston store was left to tho Iston-South Bay stretch has now been. there is a real need for homes and apartments in ... .

George Heinz motored to Tampa capable management of Mrs. Molter. hedged and piled on the road it remaining ;\
for it to be 'graded and rolled ..
early this week. on the sale Mrs. Mol ewlston. ..
ter said: which should be completed within. 5 : ,

Bert Tubbs has moved to Miami '"It makes me homesick to think of the next few weeks which will afford ,I ,

where he will accept a position. Mrs. leaving Clowiston as I think It is ono local ,people an excellent road to the ;, '.:, ; .' .'. ;.;; j : ir; \ :1 r

Tubbs will continue with her schoolwork of the finest towns in the state, but east coast cities. ; c :><--..' ,

here this term and has moved I we found it impractical to operate a Allowing for all possible delays ': I vThirty' ; families whose l heads are work ;,'.f .

from the W. S. Harvel residence to store hero and one at Sebring. Both this work will, be finished well before ," ,:: .. : ,: ing ,in Clewislon are living m. Moore '.. < 'J '\

the residence of Miss Marian Leydig.A. I I Dr. Molter and I have enjoyed our the start of the rainy season, which '.1. t'> ',. Haven 1 16 miles west of here because ,;. :.' ,' ,

I stay in Clewiston and we will always i with travel over the muck road eliminated :,i ': :: .',< of house shortage condition in Clew- '." : >-:..' l.

R. Murray of the Moore Haven be high in our praise of the commun will make it possible to drvo -: ... ".....J' J" Iston. .'.'' ,1.'Jl ,
I I Beach 4 ;:, ', ity and to Palm in kind of weather. \
Sales company was a business visitor particularly the people.:' any 1 \ '

here. I I Dave Alston, who with J.' J.. Prescott Last summer it will be remembered : .

purchased' trips to Palm Beach tho fr ( :
the Molter store Is over ..r ,'l .f.i
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berner have I I recognized as ona of the more progressive muck were impossible during and im ;

moved into the new apartment buildIng typo of merchant in the mediately after heavy rains. ,
community '
': ; Y For detailed information write to >: :.: ;ii:'.
of Mrs. Schult and his Bids are now being advertised for ,. ; ., :
on. Ventura ave many friends In Clew \. :' : rJ'- 1i
nue. iston congratulate him on the expansion work on tho Clewiston LaBelle .- '
of his busln B'J. stretch of the Sugarland highway \. tII'

Edison C. Speer motored to Tampa which will reduce the distance fromClewIs'ton }. .

early: this week on business. MRS. HOPKINS TO I to the county seat by some I ,J:

BUILD WARF/-lOr I 15 miles, eliminating the necessity of :;; 1

J. W. Christie and H. L. Rogers of AND'APARTMENTS driving through Moore Haven. CLEWIS TON CHAMBER OF CQMMERCE ,

LaBelle spent a day in Clowiston this _. The state highway department has N

weew compiling data (Continued from already committed itself
tor the Florida page 1) to the extension '
Flood Control association. of the paved road from Main's ; Clewiston Florida

bath, withal. modern Improvements corners into Moore Haven and with

D. A. Cunningham of Indiana Pa., Mrs. Hopkins has several lots, in I the road_ between that community and .
and Orange City, Fla., accompanied Clewiston and the definite t location Clewiston Kept passable by the state '1-!!

by Rev. J. A. Liggltt of Pittsburgh, of the storago warehouse''" and the road department, residents of this :hJ\ ): '.. .. '. .. "
: '
Pa., stopped in apartments has section ; "
Clowiston notet will have
Wednesday been mado access over well t .
ctt. route to Palm Beach. public but it is expected that this in paved roads to every section of tho 5=:; : In The Center Of / -,} .>\

"This is the fourth time I'vo beento formation will be released before th e state. I IIe

Clewlston and It looks better every construction is started within the Travel to Palm Beach Is now possible ,; : ; AMERICA'S'.NEW SUGAR BOWL

time I see It," said Mr. Cunning- next week or ten days. there being rough riding from a

ham. "Clew ton people are fortunateto : Mrs. Hopkins who Is a prominent t the county lino to Bare Beach and

live in such a thriving city and I I St. Louis business woman has kept from this point to South Bay the i ) .j, .. 01I
am sorely tempted In close touch with route I is for the
to mako this my activity hero most part over the 1
WInter home. through the Clewiston now rock road. From i
News and South Bay .

..:...-.-.. about a year ago on a hurried trip through Bolle Glade to Palm Beach I I .
B. D. LIpscomb of Lips .mb Coop here, she made a rapid surveYor con the road is excellent. .



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