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: May 22, 1931
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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:' ''- ( ..: Governor ,Of State And P. A. Poche I p. c. -
.- .. Miami Herald DeliveryMan Will Be Continuance Of I Bishop Reorganization Is NowIn

'>< .' i:11.t: Local Members Served
:; ......1.J" .' ... Discovers Large .. Ridge Road Through Progress At OfficesIn

".. ; :.4.:: ...r'. f......'. .. With. Papers.boen & H &jKir\5b rfJC" i..t r>JknK< Fire In Lobby. ", *i ,Center Of State. f qp,
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A serious fire was averted at ,the TALLAHASSEE, pia., May 1S.- ,
sSuit...... for .$1,000,000. in damages has .J" F c ArnicT wild cheering, blowing of
> Clewiston Inn early last Saturday stale load no. 26, running from Miiuni rx...
.!-. :.,..., filed' in. the. Northern Distilctagainst R .ct V whistles, and throwing of hats and
morning by the of the ,and Fort Lauderdale
1 arleral to the lower
Court at PensacolaTALJGAHASSEE shoes into the
cane crushers, the final -
1 '. Miami Herlad delivery mnn. Shortly: edge of Lake Okeechobee will he
the of Everglades '1 rY I chapter of the 1930-31 grinding
r after sis o'clock the Miami Herein placed I on the third preferential sys-
Drainage District by H. C. ItoilcK, } season came to an end at the Clew
-'. Walter LIppincoft and James It;I { delivery man, delivering, papers on ;tent state,:: roads in line for bullet- .b iston sugar factory Wednesday morning
j his regular route discovered a fire in lTiSJhml' maintenance the state
Eastman, representing the holder orEveregladss at four. -thirty o'clock.It .
'I the main lobby of TIe Inn. : ronailepartmcnt,1: ; under terms of acorainlllcc
bonds now i in deuuilt. is customary among sugar grow- _,
Members v L K 1 After sounding the alarm he with ; bill, reported out today by
of the Drainage boaru yr ers to have a real celebration at the
e1'e'sen'ef( with summonses several of: the guests. managed to pur the. house committee on roads and r
this termination ol each grinding sea-
I in rninsJ'elUJ; nab1G June 1. :TV. 1.lvans'of out the blaze before it had, made. .!=': any highways.: \ .. son. In Cuba a holiday is declared,
headway. The fire department rar- Tlio''. road to the lake which would :
(:ousel, for the and all employees
"'; of the
i' ent board, may represent it, prqs-I rived Just as the blaze ;was being' extinguished. follow) the- Miami. canal nncTthe North y. : out for a big day of celebration.company go Ina

.the .r I New river canal, was originally proPosed I
: ;..possibility of the new drainage j small :way this'was carried out
net: going into effect before that (date h. The cause of the fire is .riot..known. by Represeantive Dwight L. ; th"e old
I all indications It .:uas'' Ropers of Fort Lauderdale road among timers at file local
makes this doubtful. The suit but from : as a .
was '
'? filed ;May,'16.-; {I (Continued on Page: .2)). .'.f :;.I I- (Please turn to page 2)) I Over," was Wednesday heard from morning.every"It's cornerof all

Th$ suit will beau attempt to have Better known to his friends as"Alex" the mill.
I .::)3'. :G. Dahlberg Operating Receiver for the Sugar I .
the Federal courts declare the 1929: j; P. A. oche has just completed As use last
t t. Company Mr. Bishop has proven that' car of cane arrived on
drainage act invalid it is believed the most '
sl'cpessful.' grinding -
'the large
: hydraulic
the jack that would
Sugar Industry in the Glades Is'
here, on the ground that it impaired i!! season ever heldit: the Glades. Mr. b .dump ht; into the to
; a success. With only a few hundred conveyor be car
;' the1'cont1' between. the bond hold-]r Poche Is general superintendent of dollars he has harvested the present ried into the mill and through' the

', ors and the drainage district'andilh: 'the 4000, ton, suga'r. 'mill and was in crushers, Alex Poche local
without ,
I crop any financial assistance superintendent -
dlew from the bonds security placed ,complete charge. of the mill duringthe
since the mill started last January.It of the mill halted:; the op-
: there by net'of 1925 and preceding present ,grinding season; The 'ti-
j Just
.y Is understood that sufficient funds I long enough for those
':legislatures nancial success 'of the present
operations : will be on hand to take care of all interested to arrive and watch. the
The Everglades Drainage District rest "
9 largely upon his shoulders
Receivers certificates that Issued last stalk .or cane pass tnrougri the
'_ defaulted January: I, 1931 on $100,000: -- -- '7:-------:-....;..: _:._ were
I J '' .':' THE' .WEATHER.: : :. prior to the grinding season. mill. As the last stalks of cane disappeared
,. in principal and ?268,452'in interest'! '
:! hats, shoes and whatever
It-will' default again July 1, 1931, on : LAKE' LEVEL '
Date Max':. ", MIn.. Rainfall the employees could get their handson
$137,000:: principal and '$2i>)5,702 in in. 6 A. M. 6 P. M..
.i\Iay.11 ..... /:90'-. :4 'G"/V : M; M Th went info th'.m. l. It was .a great
terest'-it: was stated in the office i oti' ". k .. .. May 15 ..,..................... 16.5 16.5
".* ( JMay .. sight and those who:
.'. May 12: .........,. \3' '......63 .' :- .. witnessed the
.., (t J'Jiiiott! ( sccertary to the diSirlcitoclay.Tlie"dislrict ., .13-'" ... fy. .,..<.' SS 2 265. ","'v -...24May .... May 16 ......................;, 16.5 16.4 I scene and had part in the operation,

now owes' $9,919.-: .;; : .. May 17 .........,.............. 16.6 16.b ot the mill during the
14 .. ......::,=,S3 4H present ,season
#'. 000 in bonds and lbOO,000:) in''notes, May 18 ............ .. .
'. "bV'" .. .. ..... 16.6 1(j.b I seemed to" be glad( that it .
May ]5' ... ..... SO .i was o'er.I
"' the latter due the ArunclelCorpora. ;:: May 19 ................,.....? 16.5 16.b "It's Eeen a grand "the
I : May .16' ;>.,....... 82 61 I season,
tion ,.. ,:\' :May; 20 ...... ......,..... .... 16.5: lU.b weather was'with' us," well. long
I May 11',1: ''
:: v It,' is! believed here that the suit May 21 ........................ 16.4 16.J: Buddy," '"see you next year." were
1. : Will be enlarged to include the; 1931:: I '
some of the comments,.heard from
act it.Gov. Doyle E. Carlton should d SHERIFF
employees as they left the night
sign the new Everglades drainage BALL PLAYERS OF .
i shift. Tile "Sugar House" gang, as
district bill which has passed'the t ,
..... house and his APPOINTS DELANEY -- they are known among the sugar people
and iIi
.(1-ef ;"The,, 1931 bill still'' furtive' .1'e-i 1.ms. 1. feel a bit proud when they go
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I': :. .t .1} '$..., hcuamount:<, ..of,taxes'. to Abe -- CHIEF..DEPUrf' : .< through a season as successful as

j J levied trict.. to. apply 'to the debt of the dis- : the. past- season'," nas. been., :,".*"in, -_uie'vuston. ,.. _-'v: '....-.. ":.' .' .'<.

:: Under the terms of the 1931! proposed With almost a ,complete new crew .
Political Debt For
.. ( art passing control of the Everglades y r : f Locals Have Easy Job ; in fIle huge sugar factory, P. A. Po-

Efforts Made Him ch, who has had of experienceIn
f:. drainage district from a By Three
mixed board of state officials and dls- For Reinstatement. HP: the sugar business, has kept the

mill operating at full capacity all the
tilct icsldents to one of purely local I Light Workout..

men, the 'drainage district only makes season. The capacity= of the mill is
'_ I H. -L: Delaney, former county com 4000 tons of cane a day. This Goes
a levy of 588,000 to retire debts Editor's, Note: The writer wish .
missioner, has been appointed chief I not mean that, the mill will operate
amounting annually to more than es to say that it was not through
$700,000 for bonds and notes. deputy to sheriff D. L. McLaughlin forgetfulness that the defeat of at this capacity day in and day out
it was learned this week. There Is I
Hut so much has tax payment fallen ..- Lake Placid by a score of 12 to 7, without a breakage. Its like saying.
doubt but that this. Is to, reward Mr.
Chevrolet will make 70 miles an
off ,in the last two ;years: that only j i B. G. Uahlberg. known as the "Father" of the the Sugar industry around was not published last week. A
:;:, about half of the lands of the dlstjlct Delaney for his efforts in having the breakdown in the shop which caused hour. It will for a few hours but will

I aro on the tax books, and the;(1! former sheriff reinstated. Mr. Dela Clewiston, has never lost faith In his project. Faced with all Kinds of problems much delay was the cause for' the not 'stand upunder the strain every

mnxmum possible yield under the ney spent considerable time and and financial reverses he has carried on, always looking ahead and to story not being publishedBy mile you travel Mr. Poche deserves
new law would he $294,000.rrhis money in behalf of sheriff M Laugh II full credit for every pound of sugar

amount. if collected would be applied lln and it was understood that Mr the time when the Industry'will rank among the. greatest in the state. His: A. L. Hackett, Staff CorrespondentLast I I that has been manufactured in the .

y solely to the debt service. As mat-I 1! Delaney had in his possession the '! mill this
a i faith has never been shaken, facing storms, drainage, water and financial t,I year.
ler of fact, the 1 trustees last year paid I I resignation of the sheriff and would Sunday the- Cane Brea.kerst' With very little money to recondition
} troubles, he has carried Even at this time he is to showed the ball I
r; UO per cent of the total taxes of the; be appointed by the Governor. II III I always on. fighting show players of LaBelle the mill since the last season ,ho

: district! ,_ but will not be able to do so I I Of course the people of Hendry others that his. faith' in Florida was well founded. who were the ball bosses of the I has carried on through the present

it t this year, and other large Interests county who were in, touch with the:II I ._ county when tho LaBelle team sut- season with very little lost time. Over

j i which) have paid! taxes up until this situation knew that Governor Carton. ---- fered a, 9 to 4 defeat at the hand 01 eighty five thousand tons of 'cane

I lime( similarly have given notice that would not appoint a man to the slier.. LARGE CROWD IS ELMER WHITFIELD ISI. the Clewiston team.. have been ground each month since

} J they are considering the advisability iff's office who was spending his- In the first inning the locals had the mill started on January' third.During .

I i -:. of not paying further taxes in the time and money to have a man rein 1 PRESENT AT COURT CHARGED WITH 2ND ten men to face Rogers, LaBelle the 1929.30 season, 202,211.-
, pitcher, of which four crossed the
: J'iverglados: drainage district stated that he had suspended from 45 tons of cane was ground, from

; i i Of a total tax levy of $774,631; office. .1 I. plate. The county seat players were (Please turn to page 2))
ON MONDAY NIGHT DEGREE MURDER completely out-played the locals.
;: q (Continued on Page 2) Sheriff McLaughlin has gone about! by

.I: { + his duties as sherltf in a manner that I every Cane, Breaker playing a reaJ
:1. I game of base ball. BOBBY HOOKS SIGNS
1 we 'do not feel will cause him any
STATE INHERITANCE criticism. He can make Hel dry county -. One Dollar And Cost Is Charlie Smith Dies From The game was a long, tiresome af-

a good sheriff and we believe that Fine ,For Fighting And Wounds Inflicted By fair, lasting oyer two hours. Hooks WITHPAASW.L'SSPARRING
i TAX BILL IS SIGNED started on the mound for Clewlstou
will. By appointing Mr. Delaney
f Loud Talking. Whitfield.Elmer and after the game was pretty well
his chief deputy we see no other MATE
sewed-up gave up his duties to Rush
BY GOV. CARLTON!I reason than paying a political debt
who In turn relieved Baker.This .
was by
for the efforts put forth by Mr. Delaney A large audience attended court !; Whitfield, charged with sec -

-- while in Tallahassee. last Monday night when Justice of: ond degree murders was sent to La. change of hurlers was for tho.

i I I We understand that sheriff" Mc- the Peace Paul Dcam arranged for Belle last Tuesday night by JUdge mere purpose of limbering up the Leaves For Cleveland-

Refinancing Act Also Laughlin has a deputy in decision. trial Miss Essie Eddy and Mrs GIggs Dcam. Elmer Whitfield is well knownin pitchers. 4 Camp This Week; Is
In the second with the bases load-
Becomes Law By Act We have not seen this deputy so far Anglin, charged with disturbing the Clewiston having been janitor at
ed "Bozine" Nail hit a home run for Southern Champ.
Of Governor. but i if ho is here and is doing his duty peace and fighting. the Coast Line depot for the past Clcwlston while Bogan, LaBelle thIn

we feel that sheriff McLaughlinhas According to the evidence in the three years. He also operates a grog
------- sacker,. got three bases before the Bobby Hooks, the famous University
done the case the pair attended a dance InCelotcxtown cery store in Harlem and was known
T A LAIIASSEE. Fla., May IS.- right thing by sendinga ball could be found in a briar patch.This of Georgia foot ball player and
last Friday night, after as one ol' Clewistou's most respected
this of that
man to the
part county
Governor Doyle E. Carlton today victory gives the locals threeto brother to Tommy Hooks and cousinto
which they started fight negro residents
, Higned two acts of the 1931 legislature will not be connected with any political a : defeats-get Athletics W W. Hooks who are employedby
two your
Among the witnesses to appear In According to the evidence at the
both of statewide importance.One click and will enforce the laws., out oC our way Connie Mack. The the Southern Sugar Company, has

extended the time tor refund We are ready to stand behind him as the case were R. C. Nowling, Bon hearing Whitfield was visiting or at- boys arc playing base ball now; if you been signed by "Pa" Stribling to act

ing municipal, county and district long as he enforces law and order. Henderson, J. C Garrett, Clyde Sealoy tempting to visit, one Angelino White,, don't believe it come out and watch as sparring partner to W. L. In
Henry Strum, Bessie DIx, Mrs Ang a Harlem negro, when he came upon
bonds from SO to CO yearb. Ihe other We congratulate the sheriff on his them Sunday at three o'clock when training for his championship match

made the state inheritance and estate choice and hope that we will nof be lin. Mrs. Belcher and Henry Allison Charlie Smith who had just left An- they again meet the LaBelle: team, with Max Schmellmg.

( taxI;.law. ; signed by the chief executive disappointed in the man that represents Mrs. Anglin entered a plea of guilty gellne's house. Not knowing who this time on home territory-Woe Bobby has been coaching football

I last week, retroactive as:* 01 him In Clewiston.As while Miss Eddy claimed she was Whitfield was Smith Clashed a lighton unto LaBelle.. at Riverside Academy for the past

i November 4; 1930, the date of its ap- we have stated before we are not guilty Alter hearing several wit him. It was at this point that the Clewiston fans, Sunday will probably :year. He is not a novice at boxing.

t rP. pioval by the voters' of 1'lorld.a. behind sheriff McLaughlin and will nesses Judge Dcam fined both par- shooting occured according to Ange-. ; see young Hooks on the mount having represented the University of

The bond refunding act will take support him to the limit as long as tics ?1.00 and costs. line the only witness to the affair. for the locals, with Blair receiving Georgia In the Olympic tour amcn s.

(.affect i July 1, 1931.J I he enforces the law in Hcndry county According' to the evidence introduced Smith was employed by the Sugar while Rogers will probably do the He has been defeated only once,

Jt Is ..hJIJed'hy its It that both parties had Company switchman, and has boxing
, supporters. \ in tho ., seems as a twirling for the 'visitors. since he took up the art of

.legislature! as' one of the greater le I /had previous trouble and after the been in their employment the entire Manager Butler will lend his battery this was at New York, In the final

Ito! mcabures of the current session. BATHING BEAUTY ,CONTEST dance they attempted to settle the crop season. He was known as a good good support with an Infield of work outs' for the Olympic teamc.
Sponsors ot the bill said It would 'argument. They were separated by reliable negro. After the shooting Baker. D. Hooks, Theriot, and Nail Ho has engaged in over one hUn rel1''

enable cities, countes and tang dlstifcts Clewiston now, goes down in history R. Nowllng aftor Miss Eddy had Smith was rushed to West Palm andMcPeeders. Cother and E. White bouts and 'has met some of tho best

I, ,: to refinance themeaelvQs' 'In the for holding, an unadverti&od Bath- received a broken collar bone and r Reach where his wounds were roaming tho outfield. Rush, :Swindle.:: men in 'the game. He '''was signed by

t I i nnine. ,manner- employed by an. indivi iilg Beauty contest. There were some tew scratches on her lace. dressed. Having been shot In the aD-I Guthrie and Wilson will probably sea Pa Stribling last Tuesday night, after -

r dual. real beauties, too. If you don't believe As to disturbing the peace there domen:l it wan feared that he could action during the game. his sensational''' knock out 'of ono

i VThe refinancing. act 'was }Known as it ask 'either one, of the- follow' was no evidence Introduced to show not live. Whitfield was placed under With this lineup the spectators I of Pa Strlbllng's leading heavyweight

senate bill 228; the retroactive in ing judges: Van Bush, Ed Ward, E.' that the dance was other than the $2,000 bond but after Smith died he should be' given a real ball game, one contenders. He1 will leave for Cleveland

f lid; horitance'and. estate tax measure. as I I B.' Bethea, Ualson Avant, or E'd But I regular kind that. are held In Clew- was released and arranged again that will not "bo disappointing\. ;: to anyctatfons. and W. r /'s training camp this
\house bill 294.
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: posal In November-only to have the f be kept on the books, the bond holders will not be available. several days. I .1 hour. 33 minutees and 41 seconds

THE CLEWBTON\ NEWSPublished I legislature pass It later on. in wasn-(i and nolc holders for the districtnext I However, we do know that the totai WORLD WIDESIFTINGS I during the barbers' haircutting con -

ington, where tho rate was jacked''' lip year would receive only 2 of the, number of tons of cane ground was test staged before a large audience
every Friday In Clewlston, i I I
Florida, by THE CLEWISTON two cents a gallon, motorists are I C per cent Interest due. It Is not anticipated 351,051, from which 162,217: bags or TODAY in a Waterloo (N. Y.) theatre.By .

busy seeking a referendum, and a one that they will receive more I, .,. .
NEWS, INC. sugar were manufactured and ,101.3'J'1 -
cent increase in Maine was passed limn 1 per cent if that. I gallons of molasses were extracted. tho Interception of 8 letters

Entered as second class matter, February + only after a long and bitter battle in. Ills believed that this suit will ask Bandits who held up LawrenceIveenan written with lemon juice, the warden ....

1, 1927, at the Post Office at: the Jegislatuie. that the district bo placed] back under I The Receivers have $225,000 in at Uittsburgh, Pa., left him I of the State Penitentiary, Salt Lake

Clewiston, Florida, under the Act of It may be that the tendency towaici the 1925 act. with the governorand [ Liberty Bonds which cost them apj with nothing hut his socks. City, was .enabled to frustrate a.

March 3, 1897. higher rates will be a good thing after four members of his cabinent insole j proximately 229000. There is also plot to free '21 prisoners.

all-the higher the tax goes, the control, and setting aside: all tile Petrified flowers, said to be 20,000-
A Newspaper devoted to the Best In I a cash balance or $32,000 In the Da111I \:.
sooner the public will take action proceedings:; under tho 1929 act. By 000 ears old, have been found In Three-fourths of the world's lic-
Florida.Its I Twelve thousand five hundred and
terests of Hendry
< County,
"Worm motorist' is rapidly reaching the 11)25) act, the district would be Colorado By geologists. ensed motor vehicles are operated In
sixty seven tons of are in the
Leading the point whore he will turn, as live. paying $2,100,000 in taxes for 1W31.: the United Statees. '

Subscrltion Rate ........ $2.00 per yearOutside and six cent tax rates stare him in' Watson and Pasco are attorneys refinery at :Savannah: Ua. The Ke- While digging on Badgers Island,

of State of Florida ?.... $2.50 the face. I I for the bondholders' committee in celvers havow drawn against this sev- Maine, B. F. Downing, of Kitery, Although he is 82 yeears old, J. \ .
Pensacola. Mr. brick is head of the enty five percent of the selling price. found a cram which contained a nickel i I
of Sheldon Mo. walks
Advertising rates furnished on apple France: Most Prosperous Nation Toledo, Ohio, bond firm of Spitzer,I Work has practically been stoppedat daTc'd ta9j. than 3 miles daily delivering news
cation. Rorick & Co. Mr. Lippincott is a file mill, only a few men remalnngto :.

Business Office, Clewiston News Measured by almost every index, Philadelphia banker and allied with do the necessary work to put the A cow on a farm near Coquimbo papers.

Clewlston, Florida. Editorial and Ad France has stood forth in the past interests of former Senator Joseph mill in shape for the dead season, Chile, has given birth to a calf with I 1- Approximately 80.000,000 pounds offish

.vertising. same. few years as the most prosperous II. Grundy, which hold large blocksof 4 heads. I I are landed Gloucester
yearly at ,
Telephone 339 nation in the world. Doctor Julius Everglades drainage district bonds.- Members Of Missionary 'j I Mass. _

Klein, Assistant Secretary of Com- Mr. Eaton Is a bond broker of Toledo A broken toe was the only injury
Union Are Entertained
That 2 cents extra gas tax will be merce, who has recently made a per- and associated with Mr. Rorickin suffered by Angel Martinez after he Nine thousand Pullman cars, each
hard to pay by motorists of the state sonal survey of the prospects for marketing the district bonds. fell 40 feet from a Los Angeles (Cal.)
BY MRS. LEMUEL HOWARD, bearing a different name, are In use-
and local residents, but, if we under- American trade overseas, writes in The trustees of the internal, ,Improvement t smoke stack.
I Members. of the ,Baptist Woman's on the railways of the United States.
stand the law correctly it :will helpto Collier's Weekly: "The material funds holders of tax_ certificates '' .
Missionary 'Union were .entertained
retire our road Indebtedness, the progress of France is one of the outstanding on lands ,of the district A tree-planting machine that can I
by Mrs. John Poole and Mrs. Charles I A book 3 i feeet square, 'bound wHnleeather .
two cents tax going to the countiesof features of the post-war which become delinquent, today 1 has plant trees 6 feet apart on a'luacrearea "'
i Toemans Wednesday afternoon at and metal, containing vellum
the state to retire their past due i decade. Unit recently her unemployment more than 2,000,000 acres of certified In a day is a new invention.
the home of Mrs. John Poole. The pages, ,written by monks in a SpanJsfi
road bonds. has been practictll1y'nil. whereas land in the Everglades which it will
following ,program was rendered: monastery, 6 centuries ago, has been
the jobless armies in America, transfer to the drainage district aim There are 850 towns in" the United
Scripture reading. Matthew, 5th. chap- presented to the New Cathedral in :S5t::;
Just what has been accomplished England, Germany and Italy are hence to the control of a local l board States and an' equal number of towns ', 0-
ter by Mrs. R. N. )\lI ler. The subject Louis, Mo. .
at Tallahassee so far we have been counted by millions. Her per capita i if the drainage bill becomes law. in the British Empire that bear iden- .

unable to )learn. The legislature met gold holdings are $67, as against $42 Governor Carlton had no comment I was "Foreign Missions. Different tical names.
members read articJes.on Baptist According to a warning Issued by
with the idea to cut taxes and general for Switzerland, $39'' ror ,Argentina, to make on the suit today, saying "
Bible Missions influence ituaa- the U. S. Treeasury Department.counterfeiters .
expenses of the state govern. $34 for the United, States. that he had only been advised of, it When R. D. Harley :lndV., H.
Ing by Mrs. Sam Saunook "The Foreign are now. placing in circulation
ment. The only bills we have seen sc In iron: and steel exports'i'rance by service of summons this morning Bright, student-athletes at Rutger I _

far have been for additional revenue.I has stood at the head of the export Attorney General Gary D. Landis Mission Rally "Day." Song by all University, New Brunswick, N. J.,I' largo quantities of spurious
wire mileage I "Jesus Paid It All. At, the conclusion $10 and'' $20 bills which are difficultto
Real estate was taxed to the limitso ing nations. In telegraph hazarded the guess, however, that the wore nothing but white trunks while
Her of a short business session a social distinguish from genuine.
they are putting a tax on the necessities I France Is best equipped. suit had been hurriedly filed in. ,an hour and delicious out for a: long distance run on a recent -
life. about roads, in proportion to population, :attempt to defeat the 1931 drainagebill I was enjoyed a cold night '
of This session is farmers reported two
I the globe: refreshment ol cherry pie and Ice The basket found near the bed that
the most adequate on
the wildest we have ever had. are before it could become law with lunatics at large, and the students !!1,
her Improved road mileage per thousand j cream was served by the hostesses. had been occupied by Mrs. Anne Burj -
the governor's signature. He pointed had to I
put up a stiff argument to
| of population is 9.9, whereas that I !j. ley before her death at Hillsboro, O.,
Base ball and out that under the proposed law the convince the
Fshing : I asylum guards whoin contained $420D{) in bonds, $SO in. cash.z .
of the United States is 5.1, England I LaBelle P. T. A. Holds
have about gotten us out of the no-:I governor and members of his cabI-1 tercepted them that they were perfectly diamond
rings and ,other valuable
3.9 and Germany 3.
tion to work this summer. We.I net would not be connected Inany Last Meeting Of YearBY sane. articles.
France's well being is conspicuously -
way with the drainage district and ------
thought of going to North Carolina i *. ,
.for the summer months but had to: impressive. -What is the meaning therefore, he' said, those bringing ,the MRS. LEMUEL HOWARD There are 250,000 miles of railwayIn Although nearly two bave
of all this in terms of American Interest ,suit must have hurried it into, court Association the United States years
get out that old blanket last weekit asks and an- I The LaBelle Parent-Teachers passed since the new' small size currency -
? Doctor Klein
was so .cold in the Glades. Hardto after reading the new bill, to involve !held ,its last meeting of the was placed in circulation by

," believe but its true just ,the same.' swers: "Well, for one thing, Franco- the state officials. in the. suit ''and'at- I year on last Thursday night at the I From ,the eggs taken from 'an I the U. S. Government, there are 9V

: 1 American commercia1'relationship tack the 1929 statute as well as be 'Grammar school auditorium. The. eagle's, nest in Canada by ornithologists -

Business should not be dull In I stands out almost uniquely for the in position ,to attempt to invalidate following program was rendered:. who put- them under a, brood hen } 681,861 of the old large size paper
wilh the total face value oi
remarkable steadiness of its relative the 1931 measure. Devotional at 'Western Reserve uniVerSity. currency
Clewiston during the summer. Government by Rev. R.. E. Carlson;
I partici- $724,550,861 still in, Tie hands of the
work already started, Sugar Heading by Mrs. IJ. E. Edwards, Cleveland, Ohio have emerged the,

Company, is being reorganized with a I! pants. In spite of war and post-war LAL<(;E: Cl
large expansion program under way,1! upheavals, trade between the two AT COURT Character by Mrs. Seldon Stewart, captivity.Mrs. .
f'. While the sun shone bright In' a
Cross-state highway just completed. great republics in terms of its rela- "Par nl.hood United," Reading by cloudless sky a heavy snow storm

, :.' with hundreds of cars passing our tive importance has been singularly (Continued from page li Mrs. Sam Saunook "Speak Clearly,"' Michael .J.: Gafney, of Kesh, Newark N. J.
swept over ,. recently
door each day. The future looks' undisturbed."Our Heading by Mrs. A. L. Taylor. "Pa Ireland, to whom' twins were born a

bright for business houses in this i participation in the buying >Iston from week to week. No :witness rents," Solo by Prof. E. E. Laney, year ago recently gave birth to triplets ,
i Archeologists at work. at severa.
t4 section. power of this new France, which has iI I testified as to loud talking or unusual with Miss Ann Presnell at the piano. ..
i points in Kentucky have discovered s
rcen with such impressive strength fuss that is made from dancing! Poem by Mrs. R. N. Miller, "The ..

.:: .- The tomato crop is in lull swing I, since the war-, is well. illustrated. by, !i One of the largest crowds ever to Unseen Temple," several P. '1'.; A. Convcted of bigamy because he led traces of a .race of people which ,.

this week. Hundreds of cars of tomatoes the increase_ In our machinery sales,;, attend 'court 'In CleViston-'was V Sent songs 'were { sung. by' the audience.Mrs. .' 3 brides :to the : :altar in 3 months, burned the bodies of their males.-
death but buried in all females
the flesh
I -
will leave the Everglades. which are three times what they for the trial. Constable Ed Butler R. 'J. Moon had the program in 23-years.old John Tucker was given a

c' give the people in the North a taste' .were .before the war"." i j made the charges and W. \Vl'resto'I1 charge. Miss Magill's room won the. '2 year jail sentence by a LafayetteGa. and children. -

of Florida products. Practically every represented Mrs._ Anglm.CLEW1STONMIAMI .. attendance banner,; in the Grammar ( .) court.
The motion picture business holds
_ packer in this section is using labels SANE SUMMER BEVERAGES I school and the ninth grade in the
: this year. Florida tomatoes will be \ \ ROAD I I high school. One of the !largest From the spacious ,.balcony in the 5th place] among the largest mdusui -

r' ,.. -, found in almost every grocery store I Ii Hot weather comfort is largely dependent ON PREFERENTIAL LIST. crowds everto attend a P. T. A. rear of the White House, Washington ttea nit; umieu Itaten.:

in the north.Clewiston on a supply of cooling meeting was present for the occasion D. C.. at 1 p., m. daily, President
i>.. I On May 21 the L' S. Post Office
... drinks, and the wise housewife will (Continued from page 1) and Sirs. Hoover wave greetings tot I _

{ won another ball game organize her program so that thereis the hundreds of persons. mostly tour- Department will place on sale 50,000-

i.'t: Sunda}'. Perhaps they are feeling like I variety as well as quantity always from 'Port Lauderdale up .New. 'i Ireland I I LaBelle High SchoolJuniorSenior ists, who are permitted to roam I I.ODO: special "2-cent postage stamps

Connie JVIack's: team.- Can't lose for available in the family refrigerator.Iced I the North New river canal to' intersect Banquet throuh the beautiful grounds in thee: bearing the symbolic figure of a Reel

;;( winning. Lets see them Sunday. tea Iced coffee, and lemon the north, bank of the Miami Held In Fort MyersBY rear of the executive mansion. Cross nurse printed in red and black

ade are old American standbys, ana 1 canal and follow it into Miami : marking the 50th anniversary of tile

:\,..:., THE TAX SITUATION merit their high position In popular The bill is not expected to encounter I During his 12 years as chief exe- founding of that organization. The

'" .-, favor. For variety's sake, there is any opposition, although the 'congested MRS. LEMUEL HOWARD cutioner for the Turkish, Government new stamp is said to be one of (the

':;;: Here's the tax "situation" .as sized ,good news in a series of suggestionswhich I condition of the calendar TITe anunal Junior-Senior banquet AH Effendi has hanged 5,61)0) persons most attractive ever issued.
: :' up by the Tampa Tribune: have been made by Miss Alice;: makes is' passage problematical.The of the LaBelle High School was held and has received a fee of $2.50 for '---

:t.- : Taxes on the living, Bradley, veteran cooking anthol'H.1 Miami road will connect with I Friday night of last week in Fort each hanging.All The ruined Temple of Karnak in

.:.' Taxes on the dead ," in the Woman's Home the Sugarlaud highway at Miami' Myers at the Garden Spot. One or Egypt, originally 370 feet in width

rtfTaxes:: when you're woiking, "Men. as well as "women will find Locks. Traffic coming dowulhe ''ridge Fort Myers' most popular restaur- of the carrier pigeons used by and 1200 feet in length, is believed_ _

r,,;' :' Taxes when in bed. helpful her "handy hints" on the road through Moore Haven to Clew. ants. The private dining room was Ute U. S. A. :Signal: Corps are natcue to have' ;been the world's largest tem

f. / Taxes on your labor, making of sane .summer beverage iston will continue to Miami Cocks beautifully decorated for the occasion tit Fort Monmouth, N. J. ple. .
Taxes on ,your play, ., for example: .... thence down the Miami Canal into I with cut flowers. Dainty place cards I '--

.r-: '. Taxes on your income Syrup from any :kind OL: ,canffeu Miami. This will shorten the distance and favors marked each place. There'were Bryce Canyon, Utah new national Because of the lack of accommodations -

m.: :: i- And on what you pay. fruits as well as the juice oJ! ilicsufiuits I from Clewiston to Miami by" thirty thirty-three present from the. park, comprises 30,000 acres. for the perpetuation of the cen-

r.. .:."",: Taxes on your trousers, may be use i in fiuitado.il : five miles and will open one of the LaD ?le school and it was declared turies-old custom of housing farm ani-

!{;;< Shirts and shoes and socks, pUll ches. I richest sections of the Everglades. one of the"most enjoyable occasionsever Because he had married and 1' be- mals in the sane sructure with their

i:; ', : Taxes on. your lady's Fruit juices and syrups left:::: .m I held by any Junior or Senior i come a trustworthy citizen and bus= !- owners. Italian farmers have relused

r>;:, Lipsticks, step-Ins, frocks. ,I stoking jelly and preserve can buI I QUICK WOK& AVJi.L<"J'i ) banquet Memories of past gone neses man since his escape from the to'occupy the new homes erected In

",.f :" Taxes on your savings ., bottled or canned at home Lemon \ VERY SERIOUS FIRE school days and thoughts of the future Mansfield ((0.) Reformatory 13 years the earthquake region, near Napros, f it.

;::, Taxes on your notes. ': ': ;ulce is now available in pov\derea were among the most interesting ago, Frank: Preston, 32. of St. Louis, Italy. '......(

.. Taxes on your business, ::, orm.. I (Continued from F'age 1) topics discussed during the even- :Mo., receiveed a full pardon from -- .

'i' :' Taxes on your votes.1. Not '.only bottled grape ,juir bur ing.The Gov. White in person, when he voluntarily jid- narai upai. vile 01 inu .. "

:= <: .. Taxes when you marry, bottled apple, giapefruit. lemon I I started from a cigarette or match being Junior-Senior banquet is always returned to the reformatory.More finest, was found in New, .Soutn

:;i.- ". Taxes when you die, Dine, loganberry orange -an i pineapple -I i thrown in a settee. The night boy looked forward to by the pupils Wales by 1. Altshuler who estimatesits

.:4--(". -, Taxes when you're sober. : juice can be purchased m hand had gone into the kitchen to start afire of 'the LaBelle school and Is one'of than 1800 Chinese outlaws, value at10,000..

-:.._;,,-,. Taxes when you're "high". form for household use, as uHl'' us in the large range and did not j'Uie most enjoyable" .occasions of the recently captured in Hupeh Province a 1 :.

;,_ Taxes when you get here, .. the various syru/i>. tcgether with return to the lobby until,the fire was entire year.A have ueen beheaded by order of the LEc C" NOTICE

> Taxes when you go, ; mon and raspberry shrub, loom and discovered.A Chinese Government- WOTICJB OF SHJ2K11WS.Notice ; SALia'

on your assets ?, .., J Hire, and combinations of lour or live large hole was burned in the balloon with a gas-bag SG feet in is hereby given tnat under

'.' ., And on what you owe '-'\.'., ..-,,-.. I I it uits. floor and tho settee completely de .I diamete will be used by Berlin (Ger. J. V Baldassarrc, of Cortlandt, N.{ and by virtue of an execution issuing -

1"Taxes,' Taxes on your doggies,'. Left over coffee may be saved and stroyed. The damage was quickly :I many) scientists to study the-atmosphere Y., has been proclaimed the world's out of and under the seal of the

\ Horses, cows.and goats. '. saved as iced coffee. Powde ii co-!. repaired and due to the location of I at an alitude of 9 miles above champion barber becausee he scis County: Court of Hlllaborough County -

> Taxes on.your houses, fcc and powdered tea. can be used the fire, serious damage was averted. the earth's surface. sored: the 'locks from 23 peresons in 1931: Florida, on the 24th day of April,
in a certain
;ro:: .. cause or action
'. Lots and cars and boats .", ith cold water to make iccl dr'Mjw+t If the appearance of the Herald man therein: pending wherein The tmlt

:\ Taxes on your future: ,,' ,i'.\, at a moment's notice. had been fifteen minutes later thereis : FINAL REPORT Fertilizer Company, a corporatioli,
: Taxes on your past, -= Oct ec syrup and chocolate vrur no doubt but that the entire build- -- ,," .. was plaintiff, and U. R. Tanner. was

.. Taxes when you're eating. arcs convenient for flavoring iccu ing would Have been destroyed. Report of ActivitiesCLEWISTON defendant, 1 have levied on and will
Taxes when you fast., : milk. ,- dissolved ",. ..,. ,'_ on .Monday: the btii aay or JUlY, A
cocoa maybe -d
: D. 1931
: the
MILL same being legal sales
'. Tell
: ,:' use Mr. Taxer, with boiling water &and added to SUGAR MILL CLOSESWEDNESDAY ,', .. day, and during the legal hours oi.
:i.-! Will we have to stand iced milk. Tea nnnay bo frozen "with: MORNING uatc.' Cane! Ground Total Sugar Made v Bags sale on said date, offer for sale at
,; ;' Taxes: on our harps and wings fruit drinks and iced tea. ":, :", Today To Date Mad Date Shipped the door of the court house in Hen-
In the Promised Land? .: dry County Florida, and sell to the,
from Page 1) Bags Bags
" highest and best bidder for cash the
ONE Previous ," 21,829.65 150.3'60May
M1LISON DOLLAR .. following described real property,
UP IT GOES .' DAMAGE SUIT PILED which-l 88. 69 bags of sugar were ,_..-" '. tuated in said County of Hendry anti
11 2507.35 324,337.20 970 151.836 1250.12' 1.1.,
t: manufactured. To say that this years '., described .sa follows, to-wit:
,./ Ten states have Increased their (Continued from page 1) crop has not been a success would May 159.75 326, 96.75 1226 153,062 750 'inc :Southeast::> ,quarter of tn'e '
gasoline aoutueast quarter or me iNortn-
' rates so far 'this year, <.
: and others be disputing the present figures. 'May 13 2075.65 328,572.40 865 153,927 1600 east quarter of Section 35, Town-
<.'' are contemplating similar 1930 for 1931 only $291.598 had been '342,224.15 tons of cane have been *b :South: of Hang uy rla::, except -'

moves At present the' average tax, paid up to May 1, 1931, and of this ground this season from which IbU000 ,- May 14 2784.20 331,356.60 1235 155,162 750 one acre in the :boutmv:
rate for the nation is 3.98 corner, 70 yards square, belonging
cents per amount the trustees of the Internal )
bags of sugar have been rnanufacturetf. May 15 2549,60 333,906.20 1050 156,211 1000
gallon and it to the
may exceed 4 cents before Improvement fund paid $172. .u on In other words from the difference Methodist Churcb.
the dawn of 1932 16 2496. 0 336,403.00 1060 Said property is being soW ihe
tho 800,000 acres of state land in the in last years tonnage and .May 157,272 1250( as
However, it is Interesting to property of U.' K. Tanner: ana 10
that tho .note district. Of a total 1929 levy of $1- _this year's, which is 140,000 tons ap- May 17 1842.95 338,243.95 840 158,112 .None satisfy the judgment and execution,
new high rates went into I 038,887 only $336,326 had been paid. I
proximately 80.000 bags of sugar have against said J. -men..
R. Tanner
effect in the ,face of constantly May 18 1204.95 339,448.90 645 158,7571500 above .
growing to
May 1, 1930, when they' became been, manufactured while last year tioned. with costs
i opposition. In North Dakota, for delinquent and the nonpaying'-land only '88,269 bags were manufacturedfrom 'May 19. 27 5.55 342224.45 395 159,152 None R., H: HANCOCK, Sheriff, > '

\ example the voters defeated a projected was taken from tho tax books. 202,211 tons of cane J By N. W. HATCHER"
Increase referendum ,, I' May 20 Non None 648. ,159,133. 1043 .
on a pro But if lands now paying taxes could This final audit of the Receivers Doputy Sheriff.
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= ;;;L.czcaY Y.c-lJ(/ =-=- ACREAGE TAX placed? The present on the 'new road grade.from LaBelle to LABELLE NEWS : >' .:

the Lee county line is being maintained
Mis. L. A. Morgan, Ji.. Phone 369Mr. I by the county and is in fair MRS. LEMUEL HOWARD

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and a fair road to the Lee countyline
and Mrs. Neil Stewart were:I and .Mia. Julinny Newton, Mrs. 1. 1i.S Collier H end ry and Clewiston people are beginningto Those attending the CommunitySing cake, candy and punch were served

guests of relatives at Cocoa over the i tout,, ,\u.s; Alans, Miss Boncile Mrs. W. P. 1'.
held at the home of- Mr. and Arledge, Mrs. R.
,. I Monroe Will Not Receive go to Fort Myers and the West
weekend.Mis. Stone, Miss Roberta George, Casey; coast over the week end Hundredsof Mrs. W. P. Andrews Sunday alter- Collins and Mrs. j. K.vmaaen motored

Jones, Joe CatYnrl'en Baxton. Hoy Any Benefit. cars are now passing over the new noon were the following: Carl E. to Fort Myers' Monday.Mr. .

J. R. Alston, Mrs. Dave Alston DavIes, Meil Newton, Hansel Avant, road from West Palm Beach to Bekermeyer, Jack Messer, Mr. and and Mrs W. P. Arledge Mis.
and ],11'. and Mrs. Louis Morgan J. II. Bennett and H. A. Land. Emma
An outline of the general activitiesand Clewiston. With the completion ot Mrs.! Sam Saunook, Mrs. H. N. Miller Weekly of LaBelle and Mrs.

spent Tuesday InVest Palm Beach I progress of the $9,000,000 "OKee-, the highway from hereto the Lee Miss Louise Roberts, Mrs. John Lottie Langford of Fort Myers; motored -
Bob Hancock left :Sunday:; for Tallahassee -
I ; chobee flood control and navigation county line traffic will begin to increase Poole, Mrs. Lee Yoemans, Mis.V.. to Clewiston Sunday and visited -

M. D Blcdsoe was a visitor to where he will be for a few project, now being carried out, was and by tho middle of the sum F. Turner, Mrs. Charles: Yoemang.Mrs. the sugar; mill.

Moore Haven Sunday. days; on business. placed before more than one hundred mer all traffic going; from Fort My Vivian Howard, Miss Ola Yates, Mrs. Ida Cram. and Mrs Hortman

---- bankers from various sections ers to the East Coast will be.using. Miss Katherine Curry. of West Palm Beach are visiting
I 11. A. Land left for LaiJelle lues-I Mr. and Mrs., D. G. Alston and Mrs. Corme
of the State at the 38th Annual'eonvention the Sugarland Highway. The LaBelle Royal Neighbors 01 Forrey in LaUelle.
i day' where ho will be engaged in daughter, Maltha Nell, motored, to of. the Florida Bankers Association American memorial services will beheld Mrs. 11. A. Rider and daughter,

work for some time. West Palm Beach Sunday to attend held at West Palm, Beach 25 Virginia and Merle Bronson and Joe
... RURAL COMMON SENSE at the Baptist Sunday, May ,
the ]htcater. May Tst and 2nd. by Rev. Gus Padgett. Caldwell shopped in Fort Myere

The regular meeting of the Gin Howard W. Selby. \icechairman OL Wednesday.Miss .
By Spuds Johnson Mrs. Hurd L. Reeves of Felda was
Scouts was held at the school house, Mr. and Mis. J. R., Alson and the; Okeechobee: Flood Conliol Beard Some excellent ideas about "hard 'in LaBelle, Tuesday. :Madge Cox is spending a

Friday afternoon. The next meeting daughter. Elva, ,were visitors to Pa-i I presented the aims and purposes of times and what is to be done with Mrs. C. L. Roberts and two sons. week in Tampa.

w111 bo Monday, May 25. I hokec Sunday. the flood control district to the and about them continue to emanate Garland and Dan, of Fort Myers, and The Junior base bail team "gave a

I I t" I bankers and ,explained the, present from: the Sandy Ridge Farmers' Club Mrs. T. M. Weekly and eons, Tom steak roast Friday night at Rope)

i Harvey Guthrie, Earl White ana I! Kitilck Bowden of Moore Haven status of the huge engineering project whose: members are really trying to and Faris and daughter Marvel ol Bend. A very enjoyable time was baby

Mr., McFeeters motored to, Foil My was in Clewiston Monday; on busI- well under and all.
now way. determine what it's all about Lakeland spent last week-end with

-ers Sunday morning. ness. L I- Although a spirit of confidence and what to do about it. Mrs. Sam Carson. Blitz Wegman, Auther Hall and

optimism concerning_ the benefits of "It's a cinch that just sitting firs Aaron Bronson and daughtersMrs. MarK Poole motored to jacuBonvjne

Sir and Mrs. Fred Moltz spent G. Lawton Sims of Canal Point the project prevails among the residents around, moaning and grumbling, will Julian Bussel and Miss Merle Monday on business.Mr. .

Sunday in Fort Myers. was a business visitor to Clewislon of the Lake region, accordingto not do a bit of good," said Gus Weaks. I Bronson and Ben ''Hill shopped in and Mrs. W. P. Andrews and

.1 Monday.Mr. ; Ben Herr, chief engineer and executive "I guess it's human nature to want Fort Myers Saturday afternoon. Miss Ola Yates shopped in, fort My

,,Miss Frances Monroe and campbell secretary of the Flood Con- lo fight .when we're cornered and it Bill Blakely spent' the weekend in ers Friday.

-h .. Nail attended the theater in and Mrs. Louis Morgan and trol District, the interest being we do a little piece of scrapping wo LaBelle visiting friends. Mrs R. C. Prevail and :Mr.: Cecil

"" West. Palm Beach Sunday. children, Louis, jr.. and Macic, \Irs. shown in the flood control project is generally get out of the corner. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Luckey spent King of Alva and Miss ?Mereatha

I- Claude Downs and Bob, Hancock: mo- by no means confined to persons "Agriculture in America i Is in a pe Wednesday In Fort Myers. Lamb. of Owanita were guests of Mrs

Among those attending the dance tored to West ,Palm Beach. Mr. and within the Everglades.The riod of readjustment right now. J. G. Martin Tuesday evening.W. .
George Bogan, Odis Williams and
1 at Belle Glade Friday night were Mrs. Morgan were dinner guests 01.Mr. benefits which will be derived Something has got to be done. and A. Sama of Moore Haven was
Bronson were in LaBelle over
:, Miss Frances Monroe. Miss Elsie and Mrs. Howard Cornell.T from the plan are as varied as the no doubt something will be done, for the week end visiting, friends and in LaBelle on business Tuesday.

! Hare, Miss Jamye Williams, Miss Lindsay Stallings and L. L.
" project itself and are commingled no nation can exist without its agri- relatives.Mr. Hampton -
Sara Greene, Earl White, Campfceii Z. Getzen of Lakeland spent with the humanitarian objective of cultural hinterland. Although we motored to Fort Myers Wednes
Sam Thompson of Immokalee
Nail, Van Cothern, Victor hate, Dr. Saturday: in Clewiston on businessand flood control and the economic one think they are already low. produc- day night Mr. Hampton 'visited his
was in LaBelle Monday on business.Mr. .
J. W. Ezelle, A. W. Sias, Harvey was dinner guest of Mr. and of navigation.It tion costs can be reduced still more. wife who is in the Fort :Myers hos
B. D. Beaver of ,Fort Myers
Guthrie. Herbert Blate, J..E. Baker, Mrs. toy Green.W. is pointed out by Mr. Selby that This is bound 'to come. was a business visitor to LaBell pital.Mrs.

H. R Hall and Mr. Mc!<'eelers. levees constructed retain the waters "Also, we must look about for new J. P. Andrews and son, Billy,

\" .' C. Owen and children spent in the lake in the Interests of ways of making money at farming.We Monday.! are spending this week in Tasmania
- Mr., and Mrs. Roy'' Green and son. Mrs. Corrine Forrey and family,
Sunday in West Palm Beach flood control also increase the, navigable must find new crops, and new visiting Mrs. Andrews'- parents, Mr.
; Roy jr.. and H. C. Jones motored to Mr. and Mrs. George Burchard, Mrs.
and Mrs.
capacity of that body of water. mefTio'ds of 'producing and marketingthe
Ida Cram. Miss Hortima and :S3.: L.
West Palm Beach Wednesday. night Mrs. J. K. Baker motored to :South:> Dikes will protect' the lands from: old ones. This is not the first Joe Carson of Babson Park visited
Burhans picnicked at Clay Pit
to the theater Bay Sunday and was guest of friends' overflow and thereby will permit of adversity that has struck Florida, and Thursday.Mr. relatives in LaBelle Thursday and

their further cultivation for the production the chances are good that it will"not Friday. 6
Guthrie and Earl White ana and Mrs. Blitz Wegman motored
Harvey '
Mr. Louis Weatherlngton. of Moore of commodities which areOle be the last. On the day before the Council Miller and Jimmy AtKinson -

; Misses Betty and Alice Willits, 01 I Haven was a business visitor to more cheaply brought to market 'big freeze' of '95, many "growers to Tampa the past week "end. will accompany. E. E. Laney to
.South Bay, attended the theater in Sam Carson was a visitor in Clew-
II Clewiston wednesaay.Lieul. by reason of the improved naviga thought they were rich. The next day i Tampa Friday afternoon. They will
.West Palm Beach Sunday. iston Monday.
'. tion. Canals which conduct the floodwaters I some of them thought they were return Sunday.

. r, I Hugh Parker, son of :\11'. and through the uplands to ,the j paupers. Yet they did not sit around Misses Lucille Hampton, Doris Thursday afternoon the LaBelle
.'. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Kelly left "Saturday Mrs. C. A. Parker who Foster, and Paul Davidson and Virgil Boy Scouts and the Fort
are now operating sea also provide lanes for tho move lamenting. They bestirred themsel- Myers Boy

': for Kansas! City, Mo." where the ,Clewiston} Dairy, will be ment, o fcommerce. ves. Former cirus growers around Miller motored to Fort Myers Suffday Scours will play the last base balJ

they will visit relatives for a month. of the to in the aerial I to afternoon. Miss Foster remained In of the and to
one pilots fly Not until the project is completedwill Sanford for instance started game season they hope

attack on he Seaboard from May ,13::$ the full benefits of the combined: : growing celery, and that Industry has Fort Myers, her home. have an easy battle.

I ;-' Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Green and son, to June 4. Lieut. Parker is a gradu flood control and navigation oojec- developed ever since. The Alva ,Junior baseball team Misses Edna Small, Minnie Lou

I. }toy, jr., motored to LaBelle Wednesday ate of the University of Georgia ,anu tives be realized. The benefits are won a score of 12 to 11 over LaBelle Howard and Frank Brown, Harry TJ1 '

<-on business. >, < Is a'' member of.Ihe GOth Service not' entirely local, Mr. Selby ex Juniors. E. E. Laney _coached. The man and Mrs. R. R. Small motoredto
: =
Squadron U. S. Army, which is one, plained. The vegetables, fruit, sugar, line up was: Fort Myers Sunday evening to
I" Mrs. W. C. Hooker, Miss May Lily will at- LaBelle: Atkinson Harris, Hanson, .
of the four squadrons that and other, products of the Evergladeshave attend the show "Cracked Nuts'

.' Stone and Miss Mary Bush inotoreuto' tack the Seaboard coast from New their principal markets beyondj I i SI Crews, Hall, Wooten, Harvey, Anderson Misses Ann Presnell. and Mildred

a West Palm Beach Wednesday on York to .Florida. the confines of the State They add Livingston, Messer, Howard, Rhodes and Leland Crews and' Ben

a shopping trip.' Lieut. Parker* visited Clewiston to the wealth of the nation. They en- and Danna. Heath motored to Fort Myers Beach

during the Christmas holidays and ter extensively into both domesticand Alva: Byle. Pixon, Cochran, Garner Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs.' Frank Richmannand made Hosts' of friends in the city. foreign commerce. In return, the Reinbott, Patterson, Stewart: Joe Caldwell, jr., left for his homo

Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Burgeson I I He will I return to Kelly field after numerous commodities required In 11 Motz, Reynolds and Lee. in Bristol, Tenn. Monday

motored o, West Palm Beach Sunday I" Miss Doris Foster spent the week
the attack to become instructor in the region affected, the petroleum 1..IpPOwfR j

4 to attend ,the: theater. Uncle Sam's Air Corps.GOVERNMENT. products. the agricultural equipmentand end, in LaBelle as the guest of Miss

supplies, the staple foods, the Lucille Hampton. C.E.STEBELDealer
Captain :F. Deane Duff left :Sunday :; clothing and all the merchandise required -i Mr. J. G. :Martin motored to, Fort

for Chicago on a business irip. WILL to supply the necessities of a SCE'i Myers Thursday on business. In

.. large population originate largelyoutside I OLCAgTMIef 1OOMPANY Little Florence Hall celebrated her GENERAL ELECTRIC
Miss Boncile Stone and Casey tenth birthday Monday afternoon
CONSTRUCT DIKE the state and likewise enter

Jones spent Sunday inVest Palm into commerce to the mutual benefit .. Among her friends that helped her: REFRIGERATORS .

Beach. of all concerned. celebrate were Eloise Turner Lucile
Davidson, Buddy Risley, Beryl Burke

Mr. and Mis. W. C. Hansen spentTuesday (Xrit ($t !yoU *\ Alice Anderson, Frances Matusiak,' Pahokee, Fla.

--r'--. in Fort Myers. An ONLY ONE DETOURON and Blance Matusiak. Ice cream,t
experimental dike will be built

members by the United States Engineers! be- \
The dance given by the
xof the Wednesday night bridge club tween Clewsiton and Moore Haven NEW HIGHWAYTO fCIla :0-;;:: S .. .g..m..g. .
actual work starling the latter part ,
at the Clewiston Inn Thursday night j CDI" 7

of last week marked the closing ol. of this week or early next, week. COUNTY SEATThe .
This work will be done to deter : .
the season. The invited guests were:
mine the kind of dike that will be .
I Mr. and Mrs. Tom Shelley, Mr. and '
r W. necessary for water proteclion. The Sugarland Highway from .
Mrs. Koy.Duna way. Mr. and Mrs. J1 "- "
work will be done with draglines under -> Clewiston to LaBelle is now open to :
C. Prewitt, :Mr. and Mrs. Downs,, Mr. SEND YOUR TROUBLES To- III .
the direct traffic. with two
supervision of Mr. McClure the exception of '
r and Mrs. P. G. Bishop, Miss Jamye ., '- [III
5 Mr. and who is in charge of the govern bridges that are out near the Henry
Williams, Miss Sara Greene. THE CLEWISTON
Mrs. C. K Minor, Mr. and Mrs. M. ment work on the lake. Ford plantation. : A HOME A WAY'FROM HOME =
Affer this dike is built it will give The rock surface has been completed i I
H. Gibson. J. A. Plunkett, A. L. LAUNDRY CO.
the government first hand Information but the road will not be a .
! liackell, Jack Baker. Mr. and Mrs.
1 and regarding the cost of contsructing finished highway until the oil and Fussing and fretting about any .
E. F. Powers, Bill Gibbons, Mr.
, .' ,- Mrs. Hansen, Roy Greene. Miss Bon the remainder of the dike, and the gravel has been placed on the present poor laundry work that you happen .
I" quality of the rock and soil that win rock sourface.
Me to be getting will not help martel's.'Tha .
cite Stone, Casey Jones, 11. C. .
be found. With heavy rains due during the
::1 Authur, Bill Blakely, Mac Waldren, thing to do is to "right about
, The purpose will be two fold in : next few months every effort Is being = TRY OUR DINNERS ::
Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey, Herbert I face" and change to our service. SUNDAY
that It will give those who bid on the made by the road department to
Blale Victor Blale Joe Grevenberg.
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., ''work an opportunity to see just what have the present grade in the proper Wearing the laundry that comes .
; Mr. and Mrs. Duff, Mr. and Mrs.
kind of work will be necessary ana condition to stand'these rains. back from this shop will put you in n -
Beblor, Mr. and Mrs. R. Y. Paller-
' '" Harris also the amount of rock they will encounter With water standing on the road and a hairpy frame of mind.,. .
: son, Miss Katryn Dcam, Bob ,

: ,Campbell Nail., Miss 11'l"anCesMon.- It is also on the understood job. that a new without will soon proper be washed'drainage away.the The grade state : = You can get a room and board at our hotel that :;

I roe, Mr. and Mrs;: E. J. Kerr, Mr. .
, contract is being sought for boring convicts are working on the shoulders CLEWIS"ONLAU'NDRY. '
r; i! and Mrs. W. P. Vaughn, jr., Mr. and will make y'u feel htne.C 111
between Miami Locks and the St. between Clewiston and Lalielle. Inc. I
1'1 Mrs. Harry Vaughn, DIr and Mrs. l'. ] ,. ..
Lucie Canal. When this work is com According to tho stale road do
I,t A. Poche. Mr. Theriot, Louis Rlverlo, EL PASO AVE.;' SAN BONITA ?T. .
pleted It will give the contractors an partment engineers, work on build
: ,:Allen Powell, Mr. McDowell, Dick l lf ,'
; idea as to the soil and depth of the fng the new grade from LaBello to CtEMSTON m\ FLORJDA .
f Gibson, Miss Tippi Yarborough, Mrs
rock along this route. the Lee county line will be rushedto .
J k Melvero Pope, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. ,
Tne experimental dike will be under completion. Every effort will ba 2qourSrtow Laundry ) .
i Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. Barney Thomas. -
, construction Ihis summer and by .
Marshall Yenowlne Charles Clutter,
'I early fall work should begin on the HOTEL CN
Miss Ola Petteway, Mr. and Mrs. J. i POPULAR
main dikes
along the southern route
I E, ,Beardsley and Mr. and Mrs. Dave .
around the lake. I
l Alston. -
-' With actual work started on thIs I CLEWISTON FOLKS .
dike the "Old Timers' in this section .
-t Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Avant and

laughers,4 daughters Marcia Avant.Mrs. H. A. Land and Miss are come beginning true. They to see are their beginning dreams to THE HOTEL TA-MIAMI[ = THE W WATANABE HOTEL =:

''f entertained. at, a surprise -:
feel safe and will start construction .
!; party Wednesday night at their .
of permanent homes and the development -. Miami FloridaWELCOMES .
I ':. hpme honoring Miss Ula JacpDson MRS. CLAUDE DOWNS, Manager. .y: .
I of their forms, .',' ::
i I oil her birthday anniversary. The : YOU : <, :' .

,'I ))rooms were beautifully decorated I 0s ; .
i After Sam Olson, ot Chicago, 111. ,'

,i with and.dancing summer were flowers enjoyed i where during games the ounaied aiscovered a that SOCK he had witch inadvertently contained [The most perfectly ventilated hotel in the south! ,:=:r:::= :: :: : :: :: .: -=- C ,: '': ... ..

I 'eVening.__ Refreshments of punch and bonds worth $2,700 with the week'p '

i '- cake were served to Mr. and Mrs. W. wash, ho Jjjtade: a quick dash to the [Storage space across street European plan .
.' C. Hooker Mr. and Mrs. Nell Stew laundry |t tho Bock and Its value

''e art, Mi\ and Mrs. Tom Geiger, Mri able comSRSs could not be located. I !&.... .. ..... ............*

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