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 22, 1932
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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LaBELLE IN RETURN Federal engineers of the Indian- By Everglades Board In order to avoid conflict with the AND PUNTA GORDA

town and LaBelle districts and their!! democratic political rally to be held

families will be entertained here Jllght-of-Way; For OkeechoUeo. Highway here next Wednesday night at.s p.1

MEETING SUNDAY Saturday night with a chicken pilau I I Virtually Assured By in. members of the Kiwanis CLOSED TUESDAYPLANS
: and dance. The pilau will be held in j Drainage Group were advised that the weekly lunch-

the open and the private dance wills I eon hour had been placed at 7:15.

ADTANTAGE'OF be given at the Clewiston Inn. GOYernment WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.-5' Five members of the Kiwanis club BEING CONSIDERED FOR
engineers of the Clewiston i;Adoption of a $96,240 budget for are candidates for office and another RE-OPENING CLOSED IN-

FOURTH INNING SLUMP TO office will act as hosts to the gath- ,,maintenance work over the coming J. K. Baker, will act as chairman BANK IN LnBEELE

ANNEX SIX RUNS ering. j i iI iiccal year and virtual decision to of the rally.Third -......-
grant the state a right of way fort I
The Bank of LaBelle with a cap
The Clewiston Cane Breakers the proposed new highway connect- italization of $25,000. wags taken
Man" Political
'were. forced to bow down in defeatto I j ing the Lake Okeechobee country RallyBe over by the state banking department
the LaBelle Sluggers in LaBelle I with Fort Lauderdale were outstanding -:,
Tuesday morning and plans
Here Held In Clewiston
To Be Played actions of the Everglades
Sunday when the two teams met to i looking forward to its reopening
play return The LaBelle drainage board at its session here !
a game. -
I are already under way by the de
outfit walked off with the large side I Definite ,playing date for "The Tuesday. | Candidates for county, state and positors.The .

of a 6-4 score card. All of LaBelle's Poor Married Man," three act com- The budget, which is of about the district offices will be called upon Bank of LaBelle is one of a

runs were made in the fourth inningwhen I edy to be presented here by the Ham same size as the current budget for for introduction at the Clewiston group of banks that took advantageof

the Breakers went into a decided club has been set for May 6th, Mrs.G. maintenance, includes an appropriation -, school auditorium next Wednesday the recently enacted 20-80 bank

.. slump. I '0. Waliaco announced this week. of $25,200 for removing bars i night at the third political rally of law late in January. Others in the

.', -', :Aside from: the nap the Cane I "The Poor Married Man" Will be and shoals from drainage canals in I the democratic party to be held in group are the Bank of Punta Gorda

Breakers took in the fourth frame, in keeping with other sucessful plays the Everglades drainage district and Hendry county prior to the primary which was taken over by the state

the gam? was interesting and played I i of the season, Mrs. Wallace said, sets aside $16,700 for removal of election June 7th. banking department Tuesday also;

czi an even basis with the Le- : and will include in its"cast, such water hyacinths which periodicallyclog Two other meetings have been the Lee County Bank and Trust

Belle bOY Poor fielding and base.well known performers as Ed Butler the canals. No objections to the held in other parts of the county and Company, which has been given an

running are given as the reasons for I II :and 'Pete' Peterson, who are cast in budget were forthcoming at a hear- another is scheduled for Clewiston.The extension of time in order that their

I tho Breakers';: defeat The LaBelle I I suitably roles. Rehearsals started ing held to receive complaints. I II last of the county wide rallies negotiations with the Reconstruction -

I prayers showed a vast: improvement I early this week. j I I Plans of the state road depart-I will be held here on June 1st. Finance corporation looking to
o" their! played here I will!i ment to extend state road substantial amount of
r opening game I Prices for the performances Members of the Hendry County obtaining a
,t the previous Sunday in which they I I be reduced during the summer I''I'for a distance of about 35 miles: Democratic Executive committee funds may be completed, and the
: lost a goo:! game to Clewiston. I months, it was announced. The play I Ii I south from Okeelanta near called the series of rallies in order ;Bank 'of Everglades, which has lift

Things looked well. for Clewiston!i i will be held in the Clewiston school !i f Okeechobee, along the north New I that voters in each precinct would ed its limitations on withdrawalsand

j !n the ca 1;/ p-riods when Jack Me-1!auditorium.' i I[ River canal, creating a continuous is now meeting its demands in
1..ia smacked a long one to the field I hard surfaced highway from the: (Continued on Page 4) full. These four banks took advantage

for a hcnirr but with Rabbit Cothern 'I I[\lake to Fort Lauderdale came be-i of the law which will permit an

I r.levying: center for LaBelle, a long _Contract Tournament fore the drainage board in an application -i Collector Giues Data otherwise solvent bank, with the
j jI for .
bo1' clouted by McFeetus netted only from the state permis- consent of the state comptroller, to

an cut., which otherwise was slated I I Draws Twenty Entries 1 sion to use one of the canal's banks'as 'I On Poll fax Payment freeze 80 per cent of its deposits fora
a right of way. R. L. ,i
to acid another circuit to the card. period not exceeding 90 days. Un-
Rogers and Gay handled the bat 1----1 division engineer of the state high-i!i der this law each depositor may

teries for the Sluggers and WilliamIlcoki way department said the state also i For information of those residents draw not exceeding 20 per cent of
I 1 I Clewiston Inn night to begin
and Eddie Rush took turnson I planned eventually to build a con- i of Hendry county not yet registered his deposits during the period in.

the mound for Clewiston with a second duplicate contract bridge necting link running to Miami. J. L. Taylor, tax collector, ,this which the 20-80 law is invoked. And
I'I tournament. The tournament followsa I I
\Yp' amson and McLain on the receiving The drainage board expressed week issues the following bulletin the bank is allowed a period of not

., end. like affair closed last Thursday in: willingness to issue the permit but J I II I containing information in .regard to exceeding 90 days in which to liquidate

Plans are being made for a game I which Mrs. 'c. L. Downs' finished with I will withhold formal action pending i i payment of poll taxes. negotiable paper into cash.

en the local diamond here Sunday- .1'I high score honors outcome of negotiations with the, "In order to vote in the coming ,During the 90 days granted the

v.-ith Pahokee. If the Pahokee play-! An increasing interest in the game I Seaboard Air Line railway. The rail- primary elections, all those not ex- Bank of LaBelle failed to place itselfin
residents the de-
Clewiston created which
ers are unable to get in ,the schedule way company has agreements, empt, must have paid their 1930 and a satisfactory condition, and was
.: it is probable that the newly formed b! mand for the second tournament, Jim will soon expire, under which it can 1931 poll tax on or before May 21, taken over by the state departmentfor
Beardsley director, said. I the north New River and other
Moore, Haven club will furnish opposition use 1932. liquidation.
for the Breakers. 'I The rules for play, and eligibilityfor canal banks as rights of way for future -

,._ competition for prizes will be the railway extensions. "Those exempt are the persons HOLD BANQUET TONIGHTThe
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KIWANIS: CLUB PLANS DANCEAT same as prevailed in previous tour-I just becoming 21 years of age, or
''naments. Any one interested is eli- who have passed the age of 55. Al- Ham club, local dramatic or

CLEWISTON INN MAY 3rd. gigle to play. Playing is held each I COUNTY'S SHARE so those who have lost a limb* by ganization, will hold its first annual

Monday night at the Inn. misfortune. Disabled war veterans. banquet tonight at the ClewistonInn
Plans are being made for a Ki- Mrs. G. O. Wallace,
1 drawing compensation from the president,
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Owen, playing gov-
wanis club dance at the Clewiston North and South led in points at Mon I OF RACING FUNDS I ernment are entitled to vote with- announced this week. The guest

Inn Tuesday night. May 3rd, it was, day's session with net score of3210. out payment of poll tax list, including presidents of each of

=-) announced this week, by D. G. Alston Miss Marion Yeydig and W.-C. Hooker "All persons exempt should fur- the civic organizations and city officials

t (';;:- chairman of the Kiwanis activities East and West players ranked second TO RECEIVED I nish proof of their claims of exemption contains 65 names.
q committee. The dance will be
The has been
to the Supervisor of Registration past season verysuccessful
I with a net of 2650. Other scores _
sponsored by the club with Bill the evening were: Mrs. Downs andE. "(Mrs. Alice B. Curry, LaBelle) Mrs. Wallace said, andit
Doughty and his orchestra of Palm EACH OF TO RECEIVE is note
pleasing to the
1 W. Digges -12SO MrsW.C.Pre- in order that they might be properly responsethe
Bash furnishing music. I MORE THAN $9,000OF organization had had at each
I I (Continued on Pane 4) credited on the registration books,
REVENUE I (Continued on Page 4) performance. ,

V History of 'Glades Building I Florida counties--will soon receive i

their'share of revenues derived.from ISecond Political Rally Held

Told at Old Timers' NightMembers legalized pari-mutuel betting in tharacins j I

season. .
pass At Ft. Denaud
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racing commission's accounts
of the Kiwanis club had of the slowness of moving produce
recently, 'each of the 67 counties I
their 'minds turned back twenty'years down the canals to Fort Lauderdale, should receive slightly more than little church nestled in an oak ing no opponent. Mrs. Alice B.' Cur-

by a ,few of the "old timers" !' Miami, or Fort Myers. Mr. McGehed'shome 9000. Wagering at horse and dog'grove: at Ft. Denaud fairly reverbrated ry, supervisor of registration, was
Wednesday as a brief history of the with picas and arguments of dis- called to the front by Judge Richardsfor
was near what is now Ritta. i j tracks ii\ the State of Florida from
development of this section was 1 of this trict and county candidates Tuesday a few words. Mrs. Curry thanked
December 1, 1931 to April ,
,_ ..nted. As the speakers related Bill Hooker, another of the old
ir totaled $17,365,424, the audit night as voters of that precinct were the voters for their support in
experiences of the building of the timers in this section, told that 'his year at I urged to consider the claims of of- past elections and asked to be con-
showed with attendance races
Everglades section. j brother, Lawrence now of Lakeport ; 'fice seekers. tinued in office by a heavy vote,
II placed at 1,130.334::: persons.
J. A. 3IcGeb.ee, one of the oldest' in Glades county, had made a trIp 1 At the sound of the gavel from whether she had an opponent or not.
,of the old timers, told how he had into this section and came back: to 1 The state will receive $737,290.40in :'Judge Richards, chairman of the In answer to his name as candi-

cone to "Sand Point" ((now Clewis-'] the ,old home in DeSoto county with ; revenue from racing operations meeting, the audience, which was date for Couuty Judge, W. T. Mad-

ton) from Fort Myers in 1910. Af-]!; wonderful stories of the rich land\I which is to be divided equally among the; composed: of practically; all the 100 dox, of Felda.' and in a forceful man-

tfr the high winds and water of that; to be found in the lake territory, and the 67 counties after deducting voters of Denaud precinct. dropped I ner presented his claims to the of-

jf f .r": year, Mr. ,McGehee related, he had induced him to come to see for him- expenses of the racing' commission, into a still silence as the names of !; fice he is seeking. "I am not an attorney -
self all the rich black soil to be and deduction of 10 per cent, which "
left Fort Myers in a boat to come to ,! the district candidates were called by profession he said, "butI
the present site of Citrus Center. on found all around the lake. will be held in reserve by' the com,''in order. hope to be some day. I have
mission to in beginning another I''
the Caloosahatchee, for the express: While traveling about the section use J 'studied law for two years at the Uni-
fiscal j Scaggs, candidate for county commissioner -,
.. purpose of building a hotel. As the in a four horse motor boat Mr. Hook year.The versity of Florida and am now study-
horse tracks were opened in I from the fourth district,
boat docked, nothing was seen and er said the boat was grounded in i I ing at home. I will not promise im-
the 'first of the district candidates
Miami area and a brief season was -
r.o place suitable to construct any the shallow waters near what is now' the munity to any law violator but will
conducted at St. John's Park at to answer his name on the roll.
kind of hotel was available, it seemed -I( Bare Beach, and he and the rest of was 'I promise to render my own decis-
Jacksonville Dog tracks were op i rr. Sca gs said he would make no'
However in 1911 he came on to'; the party waded ashore to see the ions, after careful consideration, I
erated in Plimai, Miami Beach W stPal.In ,i .igh sounding promises to the voters
Lake Okeechobee to join one of the''country. There he met William Wel- would I II will exercise my own judgment and
B 'ach. St. Petersburg and at t for vast improvement but
few fishing camps set up at high lIen The speaker said the beautiful ? I : not be influenced by any sheriff
the funds of his district as
Park, near Jacksonville. I make go
points on the lake's edge. "At that green moonvines were so attractive, Orange deputy city marshal nor constable.
1 State received $520,962.72from : far as possible in improvement. i ij
time," he said "there was no post, in comparison to the frost killed I promise to treat everyone courteously -*
three cent tax on the Alto Hiers, also candidate for
office closer that LaBelle. If a perton j vegetation of DeSoto county at that the per II j and to give all a square deal.
'I' $179,946.68 fromla I i commissioner in that district in a'
l r.d a good boat he could make I, time that he began to make prepar- (gross wagerings; I have heard it said that Mr. So-and-
tax of 15 cent: on total attend' :"ort talk said, "I a mfor a square'Land
the journey to LaBelle in about!i ations to come to the Everglades I .s So brought me out in the race to
lance to horse; race tracks and! ten l honest deal: for all, and will use
three quarters of a day." A day and I section to live. A tract of land was! I' : split the votes of certain candidates.
ants each admittance to dog: he county funds to the best ability
a half was required to take produceto finally agreed upon and it was found on I deny It. I am in the race on my
I tracks from occupation'al with the of the best "
market and return. that this was not for sale but after : and $36,381 use economy. own accord and hope to split the

"In those early days," Mr. Mc-! a trip to Tallahassee to the commissioner -; 1 licenses :tt: tracks. Neither Ray Hill commissioner of votes of Mr. Selden L. Stewart and

Gehe'j said, "we would all gather of agriculture it' was found ,i IState's district 3, who is seeking reelection Judge H. A. Rider. If elected I

about the post office about eight I that a resident would have first opportunity Cuban TradeI-I nor C. C. Cochrane, also a can- promise to do my very best to make

c'c'.ock pt night, on the nights the: I to purchase this state land didate ,for that office, were presentat Hendry county the very best county

mail boat was due. in the little,':when it was offered for sale. Sale Exceeds 15 Million the meeting. judge it has ever had."

shack of a pot:! office. later established :.1 l I''t; !' olfr-rcd in 1916.! When the roll was sounded for, Selden L. Stewart, present chairman -
:; I commissioner of distract '! of the board of count commis-
at Ritta, and there we would l l : With prices for produce excellent candidates for
1 have the community discussions or l rat: that period it was necessary by, Merchandise imported and export- five (Felda), Fred Dunaway,::sioners and a candidate for the of-

1 nil 1 s"l>1ects. Nobody had any mail 1i l\ H22 to build two school houses in I (:'d during 1931, in the trade:: between present commissioner from that district -'fice of county judge was next calledto

I' t of special importance but the arriva:l' th territory to serve the ever increasing Cuba and Florida Customs District answered with a few words. sayIng -]'' the front of the crowded church.In .

rfa mail heat was really an event, :, population. The first was vas vaiuod at 15705112. accordingto that he had worked for the in- a clean, concise manner, Mr.

i1 ml it ws there we gathered for dis- built large enough to suf'lcntly ,the Florida office' of" the United trssts of the entire county as well as]!Stewart reiterated his platform, "A

: Missions, Lr-ter. 1915, when Capt' care for the population" at that: time !'!:tntP3\ Bureau of Foreign and Domestic for his particular district, during his'square deaf for everyone in support

O'Brienvas ItuiMinr! the. develop- but as new residents came in it wan Commerce at Jacksonville, term as commissioner: and if elected ',of law and order" and gave a brief
ri'rt which i"' i o\v ]Moore Haven :[ uces '2i'to build an additional which hx just made public the re- would continue to follow these same'summary of his activities as county

\vr-t tlKre: to hrlp iu surveying tha t house for the 120 pupils! elnrolkd at suits of a study of the export and policies. Zeke Hull and Asa Town- 'commissioner. He said he felt he

I ,.._------.... territory." HP then told ot the fey f that time. Then the excess rain fall Import t trade ol the district. send, also candidates from that distract was in the midst of his neighbors:;;,
farming enterprises being carriec d of 1922 caused many of the citi- I! Exports to Cuba during '1931, did not answer their names. I since he had a grove near by whichhe

on in the Everglades, and how tin:i ; Zeus to move back Into other cities ,reached a total of $9,194.984, while The only woman candidate, and) was cultivating and said he be-

produce was boated to market, am! (Continued on page four) (Continued on page four) the only county wide candidate have (Continued on page four)


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THIS CLEWISTON NEWS that nature are things our curosity Country would be pointin' their fin-'| be improved upon and I feel that there I'' period of my incumbency. I shall be

seeks. It would make interesting gers at us and sayin' "Shame on you for!.Is no one In the county better prepared !l apreciative and grateful to you for
Published every Friday in Clewlslon, more willing to make that Improvement your vote and support at the coming
refining It is information. But no for not takin care of your unCor- than I am. We have tried to pd unary election.

Florida by the CLEWISTON NEWS, honett newspaper: will attempt to tunates." 'i give :you good schools and will not I Respectfully,
Inc. be satisfied with short of the ,
dig into purely personal affairs whenno And just when it was beginning to very best that the funds intrusted to (I'ald political advertisement)

public good could be accomplished. look like Nathan Mayo wasn't gonna us will give.

Entered as second class matter. have We must economize, but not to the FOR COUNTY JUDGETo )1 i<
any competition in the race for point affecting the efficiency of
February 1. 1927 at the Post Officeat It is better for a paper to con- Commissioner of Agriculture, up schools. Schools must go on even the Voter of Hcndry County

Clewiston, Florida under the Act sider the far reaching effect of the hops Mr. Franklin O. King of Orlando though times are not so good. Youth I hereby announce myself as a can-
1897.A passes the school age but once and didate for County Judge subject to the
Of March 3 .
information to distJ fLutes. rather end says "Pardon Me, Mr. Mayo." schools must be provided regularly or.I decision of the Democratic Primary

than the near-sighted view of "what Accordin to Franklin, he's beenhondiu' tin children of the country lose that ;June 7th.
newspaper devoted to the best which they can never recover. Since I Your vote and support wljl be ap-
I our public wants to know. out PARDONS to everybodyelse the state pays more than half of the

'Interests of Hendry County, Florida. :h :, so why not. cost of an eight month's school Hen- preciated.W.. T. MADDOX

It* leading newspaper.. SMOKY MARY PASSES dry county cannot affdrd to fail to (Paid political advertisement)
A lot of folks had it all figuredout provide the balance of the amount nec-
fcs."fry to provide at least an eight FOR TAX COLLECTORTo
Subscription rate: per year ....-$2.00 After 100 years the oldest passen- Mr. King was gonna run for month school or we lose a portion of
Governor but Frankie thought it tlt"; state appropriation. all Voter In Hendry County
.Outside of State of Florida ......|2.60 ger carrying railroad in the United r '' not I respectfully announce as candidate
would be more fun to pick out a hard .o; any great amount of
States recently quit business. It brilliancy, but am a thinking man with for TAX COLLECTOR subject to the
I guy to beat. Anyhow this is one con- Democratic Primary of June 7th. 1932.If : .
Advertising rates furnished on application rood judgment, and have the Interestof
the Ponche.train line five miles'
was test where both boys can get out and tho children of our county at heart, elected I promise that the records
. long, between Ponchatrain and Min- jsnd am giving: my whole time and attention and receipts of this office will be
RUN without havin' to elbow their
I I handled in a careful, efficient and busi-
neburg La. With the discontinuation to my official duties. Vote for
way through the MOB. I me if you feel that I am making good; ness like mariner and to the Interest of
Business office Clewiston News. of the service "Smoky Mary" an think that I am entitled to a second Hendry County.

Clewiston, Florida. Editorial and!'I engine bought in England and put And if :you think it won't be a term as my experience ought to makeme I will appreciate your vote and sup-

race you just don't know. If you'll better qualified to serve you. I port.
Advertising same. I i I to service on the short line also I lam not a part of 'any ring, but a democrat E. E. KELLY.
take a good eye full of Mr. King'spicture (Paid Political advertisement)
; passes into history. During the 100 und no true democrat will have
i that's been runnin' in the to sacrifice
Telephone 339 any principleto
iI of operation the Ponchat-
I you'll note that he's support and vote for me, and I shall
got one
rain line not one passencr: was kill papers, .'.Plr(>i i'ltc your support and vote on
I of them "no follin' jaws, and nowt 'une 7th. I the Voter' of Hendry County

HITHERTO USELESS LAND ed. Quite a record. .at he's made up his mind just I E. L. STALLINGS. I hereby announce myself: a candi-

Other distinctions claimed the date for re-election to the office of
by (Paid Political Advertisement)
where he's goin' I got an idea that I Tax, Collector I subject to the Democrane -
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"Few Floridians realize that the I Ponchatrain line are: It is thp only
Mr. Mayo is gonna have to sure primary in June. If nominated

hitherto useless lands of the Ever- railroad to operates, for 100 years enough shake a shin or he'll be ,driv- FOR SHERIFFTo and public elected.to the I will best strive of to serve the

glades are producing 295,000 tons of!: under the name originally given it the Voters of lIenc1r In the very my ability as
' in1 round the block with no place to ) County past, and will keep In mind at
, ,:sugar cane in one year," says the u In its charter; it was the first line park. I hereby announce myself as a candidate all times the Interest of the taxpayersand '

,Tampa: Tribune in an editorial givIng -(I I.din the world to use a raised platform to succeed myself as Sheriff of general citizenship of Hendry: -
And way up YON-der in northwest Hendry County, subject to the Demo- County, putting forth every effort to
, a brief resume of the activities for the handling of freight; cratic Primary June 7th. conduct the office In the most efficient -
Florida :Millard F. Caldweil and R.
.,of the sugar; industry: in Clewiston.I I land the only railroad to operate If returned to this office I will contInue and courteous manner.
G. Patterson are anklin' around ask- to serve the county to the best Thanking:: :you for past favors and for

The Tribune has always been giv- without dispatchers and trainmasters. in' the voters to take the Congressional of my ability. I will continue to conduct your continued support. I am yoursto

credit editor- the sheriff's office on a sound, I serve,
for having a strong
,en medal from Tom Yon and J. L. TAYLOR.
away economical basis. I am making the I
ial page and has hitherto been fairly' Another interesting feature of the give it to them. They figure Tom race solely: on my recofd and past (Paid Political advertisementFOR !
historic line is that in the early daysof ,l1v"mcnts;
.well informed on the subjects it dis; c as your sheriff.
has been rldin' on the Washington Your vote and will be TAX COLLECTORTo
cusses. However, the editorial writer i its existence, when winds were fav- Merry-go-round long enough. Nowwe'll sp.Ipreciated. ..._ ,

went off haIr cocked In this par orable, sails were raised to increasethe H. L. DELANEY. the Voter of Heii-Jry:: County: -
speed and economize on fuel see whether Tom has a run in I (Paid Political Advertisement) I hereby announce myself a cl.nili-!

ticular. I his sock or not. date for the office of tax collector, sub
consumed by "Smoky Mary." '- ject to the decision of
I the voters of the
From the of the
general theme i :; Either I am gettin' old or these FOR SHERIFF Democratic Party in the June Primary.

write-up it would appear that the I I I favor a law abolishing the foe
trick; advertisements writers
AND SUNSHINE AIR AND WATER copy I take this opportunity to
announcemy system for. county officers and pHc-
lands of the
Everglades are good ARE FREE are just naturally gettin' all bawled I candidacy for the office of Sheriffof Ing them on a salary basis according

only for sugar raising, and that pre-! and back-lashed. I got messedup Hendry County, subject to the to their duties and responsibilities.
vious to the development of the sugar Democratic Primary, June 7, 1932. I favor a law abolishing the pay-
Economic depression does not jus- in a kind of an Advertising slogan If elected to this office I will proveow ment of poll tax as a requlste! to vote.

industry here the land was of j spellin' bee where the ring mas- apprec'aticn of your support bj: If elected I promise n. clean safe,
tify the lowering of health standards
no value. the faithful performance of the dutiesof economical administration of the affairs -
i declared Dr. Lindsly R. Williams, ter would sling a question at us like said office. of the office.I .

Did the writer of the editorial mentioning -j Director of the New York Academy "What is it four out of five have?" Your support will be highly appre- I have been a resident nnd tax payerof
ciated. this County' for the past spventern
the "hitherto useless "
lands"lvisit ,. Medicine at the annual conven- "They Satisfy. W. C. (BILL) HOOKER. years. My record is open for :your In-
this section some ten :years ago? ) I (Paid Political advertisement) spection.I .
I tion" of the American Red Cross meet- I was goin' fine until the Pro-
It is hardly likely: from the information hope to meet every voter before
(ing iii Washington. fe:sor asked wHat P. A. was. Well, I FOR CONSTABLE the primary, but may not be able to
he must have at hand. Ten; do so, do not feel slighted if I fall
j "A number of comments have been I came back at him real snappy with
:years ago Everglades vegetables! To the Voters of District; One: to see you. Many people prefer not

were known in the eastern markets?made recently by health experts and "Prince Albert tobacco for your jim- I hereby announce my candidacy for. to be bored by candidates taking up

social workers said Dr. Williams, my pipe," and darned if I ain't ruled re-election as Constable for the First their time.I .
even if unknown in Tampa. Farm! District of Hendry County.If would appreciate the .opportunltv
from Plant City in Hillsborough "that we should discontinue or "soft out, and informed that "P. A. now re-.ehi ted to- this office I will to serve at least one term as an official -

era pedal" ,our efforts on health educa means "Personal Appearance" andI continue to serve you In the same efficient of the county I had some part
county, were numbered among those I manner I have given in the in creating. -
who produced beans, tomatoes, pep- tion on the ground that great can put that in my pipe and smokeit past and shah always work for tho Vote for J. R. Doty for tax collector

masses of people were unable to follow bert Interests of Hendry county. get your neighbor to vote for him thin
ers and other vegetables for eastern I will appreciate your vote and support I we will all three be happy.J. .
consumption."The out any of the instructions. J I I don't know what your answer n. DOTY.

"This is absolutely wrong," con- would be if asked what "E.O." stands E. B. BUTLER. (Paid political advertisement)
hitherto useless lands of tbEverglades" (Paid Political Advertisement)
have been utilized in tinued the Doctor, "as there Is a for, but If you ask me, it's BANANAOIL. FOR TAX COLLECTORTo

wonderful opportunity at the FOR CLERK CIRCUIT COURTTo
many ways for a number of years. pres- the Voters of HentJry County:
instruct to I herebY announce myself n c-MvlI-
ent time to people as
However we can agree with the Tri- the Voters of Hendry County
date for the"oflc of Tax Collector of
value of different foods. Many foods i! TOO BUSY TO REGISTER I hereby announce myself a candidatefor
bune that the lands are far from Hendry County, subject to the votersof
re-election to the office of Clerk
of high caloric value are relatively'cheap the Democratic party. In the ..Tun
useless Circuit the Demo-
now. Court subject to
Those of us who have been too primary, and if nominated and electedI '
and many others of low food :critic Primary in June.
promise to run the office! in a c'r.in '
Since 1913, the cost of government value arc expensive. busy to register can do well by tak-I I I If nominated and elected I promise accurate, business-like nannnr and '7J.r
f honest and faithful service as I have
ing lesson from Mrs. Martha Weeks serve the people to the best of my
in the United States has increased "He .lth precautions should not a I!endeavored: to render in the past. ability. '

450 per cent, while the earn- be neglected as they can be carried of Hillsborough county who took for'r an!:!in-continued you for' past favors I and I have lived in this part of the state

time from her duites her 20 your support, am for over 20 ond am veil knownby
on acre
ings of the
people less
rose than
out with little effort, and if necessary I Yours to serve, all the older residents of tit" county

half that amount, according to Gov- at no additional expense to the grove to go to the county seat and I, WILLIAM: T. HULL. i who can voi'c'i for my integrity and

_ernor Albert C. Ritchie, of individual." register. Mrs. Weeks is only 104 (Paid Political advertisement) business ability.In .
II conclusion, I wish to hat I
land Mary-I years of age. Up until recently she FOIL JUSTICE!! OF TilE PEACE say
{!J was one of the prime movers: In cre-
had pleaded "too busy" but finallythe ating Hendry county but have never
.ht the request of many friends I am
held of her offices. but I
one now. am
to exercise her franchisewell
BABBIXG NEWS I urge >innonncinrr for Justice of the Peace for
I for
seeking one so thank you yourvote
was too much.' She has voted the First District: of Hendry County. and support. .

Col. Charles A.-Lindbergh does not c yoo Lateeiassij in every election since women have I Justice'Izi: all court matters: I have brought dealt before fairly aiv the timpartially ; Very. G.truly MeCOn-yoursD. ICI{.

ton fT'vcn the privilege. I with all concerned and :at i
definitely (Paid political advertisement)
accuss the press for the
I all times have worked for a betterrr.t -
failure of his If HI o'cl Uicty Ity/ rs of ago, I'nt of If re-elected
intermediaries to re- l$ feC7SU; / ) Hendry: county. :;?: FOR TAX ASS :S OJt
turn his 22 months old child, after (DO ; can take a. little time from her farmto i t.) the office 1 sh-ill\ continue to conduct -
% > the office en the same policy. iYcur
I candidacy for
payment of $50.000, supposed to &ff qualify for voting, can't you? vote and support will be ap election hereby as TAX announce ASSESSOR my for Hndrv

have been made to representativesof V B) RUSSELL KAY Registration books for Hendry ;preciated. County, subject to the action: of the

the actual kidnapers. The charge I Secretary: Florida Press Association county are now in possession of Sirs- (Paid Political Advertisement PAUL! DEAN:) Democratic Primary, June 7, 1932.

I If elected, I will conduct the offlc"in
however, could rightly be made. .. Alice E. Curry in LaBelle. and willj,
---- ---- COUNTY COMMISSIONERDistrict a fair and Impartial manner and for
Reporters on every daily paper in I (Editor's note: This: Is one of a he kept open the rest of this month. One i j the. best Interests of the county.

the east were sent out to series of articles by Russell Kay. secretary 'Then you have until May 21st to pay: I II I l SOLON n. CREWS.
Infor-// of the Florida Press Associa- hereby announce my candidacy for (Paid Poetical advertisement! )
poll taxes. I
mation concerning the 'on.: and is published on its merits your I the office of County Commissionerfrom

Cot Lindbergh his as entertainment only and not as Let's get busy and get all the voters -. District One, Jlendry county, sub-
Intermediaries I
any boost or knock to
arty candidate |j iect to the Democratic Primary June
and the police, to asy nothing of the for political office. : j j7. 1932.

actions of any suspected member of i I.|._u You know when I look over the i I am running a platform of strict I the respectfully People of announce Hendry County ns candidate:

the underworld. Like true soldiers!list of candidates for all these county (' government economy in, with expenses a fair of and the impartial county for Tax Assessor of Hendry County

they are, the reporters covered the|offices and I realize that at best we Political dealing, not only to this district but subject to the Democratic Primary to
Announcements be held In June. .
I I1"On. to the entire county. My record as I
movements accurately and the news-j are only goin' to be able to elect a member of the school board is opento I belong to no clique or faction white

hungry public was fed with every) ONE to each job it makes me wantto inspection by all voters and I point soever, but am making the race for

available detail of the search and break down and weep like a wil- ; RKPRE.SKYTATIVK with pride to the reduction in schoolcpenses merits.If Tax .Assessor strictly on my own
of office
; made term
during -
contacts. ;! low. Just think how MANY hungry __ I,' on this board. my nominated and elected I promise

guys are gonna be disappointed.It 1 hereby announce my candidacy for Your vote and support will be greatly an honest and faithful performance of
Newspapers are essentially pub- i' election: us Representative from the duties of the office, and fair and

lisped to distribute ain't FAIR, somethin 'out to Hendry County In the state Legislature, appreciated. DAVE G. ALSTON. impartial treatment toward all. It
news. Yet
any 'I be done for the ALSO-RANS. Take subject to the Democratic Primary, (Paid Political advertisement) shall be my purpose and endeavor at
fair minded person will admit there June 7, 1932. all times to help ;you in every way 1

are certain personal items that should Hillsborough county' for instance, If re-eJccted I will continue to work FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER: : can.

not be heralded to the world. A news-!look at all the nice boys we got run- for the best interest of the entire county District One. I .will appreciate your vote and support. -

nin' for ns I have done In the past.
every one of 'em is Yours
paper that does not seek to cooperate Your vote and support will be ap- I hereby announce my candidacy for serve.
with honest and deserving they say so preciated. County Commissioner of District One. W. L. tURRA Y.
any worthy cause is branded
(Paid Political advertisement)
as a back-biting. worthless sheet.j)jI themselves, but if somethin' ain't ET.DEBT L. STE VART. I June subject 7th.to the Democratic Primary,

I done about it. a lot of fellows won't (Paid Political advertisement) FOR TAX ASSESSOR!
I have lived In this community for
In the publics __
Lindbergh case the 'ro the People of Hendry County:
get nothin' for all their time and effort the past 13 years and believe I know
I ITo candi-
was vitally interested in the return ron REPRESENTATIVE the needs of the district and the waives I respectfultannounce my
in this I for TAX AS-
campaign but the AIR.I dacy as
of the young eaglet. More I of the people. If elected to this off'ccI
SESSOR for Countv, without
been thinkin1 it over real ser- lie People of Hendry County: will always work for the district
its return than in news of the ious and At the request of a large number of I and for tho ,entire county. pledges to anyone and without promises -
doped out a plan that will to whore,
,citizens from except people as a
section of WALDRONFOR
search. For the time every Hendry R. B.
being the pub- work out fine for everybody. Let'ssplit 'Count;. I hereby announce myself a protecting the owner of the propertvas .
lie lost sight of the objective and candidate for Representative fromIlrndry SCHOOL BOARD ME..IRER well as the Interests of th* oo'ntv
I the county, like we was cuttin'a | I want all the voters that believe I
called for rather County, In the next Legislature
news than the
fant's in-I! piece of pie, we could have a north, !subject to the action of the June Being keenly interested In the welfareof have made a good assessor, fll i ir ant
return. SQuare to all and who are willing: to
south east and west Hillsboroueh.. ;Democratic Primary. Realizing that the county:' and especially In the!
trust that I' will continue to do the
It would have me nest' results can only; n<3 obtained school system. I am announcing my
been better for the and then we could elect a full set of by the Representative and State Senator candidacy for election as a. member of right and proper thing, to support me

public to share 'the Lindberghs suffering officers in each of 'em, and put a cooperating. I shall cooperate to the Hendry County Board of Public In- If, however :you do friend not and see It I tint way: .,
and tI'e fullest extent with our State Senator struction. I am not a politician. but you are still my am yours.ThankliiK1
anxiety as to of
news the lot of folks
to work buildin' I am your friend and
new you
for tits best Interest of the entire !just a citizen who is': seeking to assist
baby and details of the search, than court houses then we could buy all county. I Invite a careful comparisonof in the upbuilding: this county.I present tax assessor, .
to.put any obstacle in the way of its kinds of new equipment and it wouldbe i. my record in the 1929 Legislature I will appreciate your support In the ( political ndvertlNcmcnt* ) '
return. i with that of my: successor. Primary June 7th. __ .. _
just like OLD TIMES.It I Your vote and Influence will be ap I CHARLIE MINER.

The kidnaping case is not the first': seems to me that as long as preciated. (Paid Political advertisement)
example of VOTEFor
news being distributed: we got to play Santa Claus anyhow I (Paid Political advertisement) I I FOR COUNTY JUDGR
which I
caused some enterprise to fail we might as well do the job right '
Many business ventures have roit VI'I':'U TnXnp.XT OF PUBLIC To the Voters of nC..".":
been and give all the boys a present. Of INSTRUCTION1
i I i Appreciating the privilege I have had
spoiled because some newspaper man' course I know we got just about Th's ic:: to announce mv candidacy: ,. of serving as County Judge for n short ScSden! L. StewartFor
had been "let In" on the ground II ror rr-election to the office of SuperIntendent ,,, time by appointment and bHievInT the
as many counties as we need of Public Instruction.!
floor and Hav-j[: people of Hendry Covnty: rrcosrnSzoi ;
in his desire to scoop: right now, and taxes are so high it
others papers, divulged the plans. ain't funny but I it's past three and one half years I wish;| served for only a part term ands I
It is news to know guess up to offer my past record only as whn t ''his record Is acceptable. he is entitledto County Judge
the daily bank I you and me to do this welfare workor "'O'! may expect of me. I I know that 1 a continuance In such office for a

balances of our neighbors to know these poor boys and their rela- the position I occupy Is a big one, and I[ full term. I hereby announce my: candidacy t4 itiiK'J for a-innre iK-n 1st Kupporlif
who has postal savings that it takes n. big man to fill it,ns ltd i for County: Judcro of Hendry County I.."*- and order
the on deposit'In tives will bf havia' to get out and should be filled and I have tried tot| subject to the Democratic Primary Your pole courteously Molicic and

local poetoffice. Things of work for a livin' and the rest of the grow to !t. i iX in. June, and respectfully solicit an In- \\I11 be appreciated. -
know, too that my past record can I} ptctlon of m>* record for the shoxt (Paid political advertisement I' )




Ben Cothern of Moore Haven wasa II.

')' visitor here Saturday.Mrs. But life holds more for him than
Personal Mention

E. R. Fontaine was a Tuesday r THE 'BLUE an d WHITE 'BAGJ\SCJ( I ThtnHng of success and all its bUss

visitor in Palm Beach. He decides he'll pursue some learningFor

t-. Casey Jones was a visitor in Palm .- I I I knowledge, knowledge he is

j Beach Saturday. L. O. Graveley, of LaBelle was a..I yearning.

---- visitor her Thursday morning.C. III.
Editor in Chief Mary Louise Oglesby ers all oj. which points to at leasta Dreaming dreams
of days to
Mrs. F- Deane Duff visitor
i was a Assistant Editor ___.._..Halson Avant high school education, but a college -
I in Palm Beach Saturday.Mr. L. Downs has returned from Assistant Editor ......_Mae Lily Stone education is preferable. In this Ah He! sees will the apparition of a bum.
he be one of those?
Miami, where he visited for the past Sports Editor ..._....Richard Bestor article we will try to explain the The
answer depends him he
and Airs. L. B. Bevis of Lake- week. Sports Editor ................Evelyn Hare three classes of wage-earners. knows. upon

land, were here Thursday on busi- Humor Editor ......_......Usler Mathis 1. The untrained man-He startsas IV.

'= ness. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Prewitt andL. Social Editor ...____..._....Betty Spicer a boy of fourteen, reaches maxi- Then comes to his mind a physician.

Sturgess spent Sunday visitingin Business Manager .........Roy Greet. mum income at 30. Since his incomes Would he like to hold a doctor's

Ralph Falkiner and Miss Valerie: Ft. Pierce. < largely dependent on manual dexterity position?
Robinson have returned from a visitto it falls off at fifty or earlier, No but wait-Ah
--> SAVING ENERGY sees his real
Cuba. Mrs. J. R. Alston and MrsLong to( a point below self-support. Only' ambition, '

e MacDonald visitors in about $2000 is earned in the years
were The importance of saving and An aviator is his decision.
Palm Beach. that might have been spent at high
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Hare visitedin
properly using in the
energy per- school. I I
Arcadia, Sebring and Ft Myers formance of work is something of LAWN IN FRONT YARD

Saturday. I I Ralph Falkiner left the early part which we should all learn the value The average earnings for the un-:I ADDS ATTRACTIVENESS

.0C I the week for a visit to his homein early in our school days. For in- trained man is about $80 a monthor I I TO HOME IN FLORIDA

Miss Jo and Bill Wallace Australia. $15,000 in his earning years.
Hogan stance, a teacher will ask John fora '
attended the theatre in Pahookee I certain bit of information. John is 2. The high school graduate-He I A lawn is a mighty fine thing to

Sunday night. I I Mrs. J. P. Percy and Mrs. H. J. B. so keen: on the matter of saving I goes to work at 18, passes the max- have j around the house either in the

-;- ---- Scharnberg were visitors in Palm energy that he delivers it in a'I imam of the untrained man and rises country or in the city. Time was

Mr. and Mrs. Kit Bowden and Beach Tuesday. mumbling tone. In that way he I steadily to his own maximum of,I when the rural housewife did not

young son, of Moore Haven, visited ,--- wastes no un-necessary,breath, whichhe $2200 than'the at forty. He earns $33,000 ,I \think she had an attravtlve front
untrained Be-i
here ,Monday.Mr. Mrs. E. R. Fontaine and Miss seems to want to save for a more man. ',yard unless the main part of it was

Jewell Russell were visitors in West 'rainy day.' John has also found it.tween 18 and 60 he earns about $160 kept j ja bare of vegetation, except for a

Palm Beach Tuesday. a great saving of effort to avoid the ,month or $78.000 in all. i!(! j few shrubs and flower plants and
and Mrs. T. B- Shelley and E. 3.
E. Kelly were week end visitors in aisle and. rising to a half-crouch, to college graduate-His permanent swept religiously once a week. How-

Beach. Mrand Mrs. Homes Rich and Mr. make his reply while deftly balanc-o earnings begins at 22. Since (ever, the back breaking work of

L'aytona t and; :Mrs. I. M. Pafford. were Saturday ing on the up-turned seat. This,!jhis I income depends upon his mental :: weilding the old "brush broom" Is

Major "and Mrs.---C.-C. Wilson have,i!! visitors in West Palm Beach. without doubt, saves the legs a great|ability, it increases instead of decreases -: giving way to the task of mowing the

let'dewiaton for a season's visit im,i deal of wear and tear; most wisely!r as the years go-by. The average -i]lawn.
Atlantic City. !I Mrs. D. B. Allen left Tuesday for too, as John will require all that I, $6000 at sixty is often sur-j j A green lawn adds a great deal to
j! Haines City where she will remain for the dance. passed. Total earnings between 22
.- energy evening \ the attractivenes of a place, and it
/)- Mr.. and Mrs. W. M. Redelsheimer ,i; for several days visiting her mother. The girl does it so daintily! She land 000 in 60 all.are $325 a month and $150-' j is possible to have a green lawn all

drives: away all suspicion of tryingto year in Florida. St. Augustine and
The high school course is very desirable -
hoard her strength by her grace centipede are the main lawn grasses

Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Watson returned anu delicacy. We forget our annoyance if you want to enjoy all the| the former being subject to attacks

J.jss: Jeanette Morgan and Harry! the latter part of the week at; not being able to understand luxuries of life such as cars, vaca-I L by chinch bugs and the latter being

Pate:3 attended the Pahokee theatre,1!r from' a visit of several days in Tampa her, because her whispered tions and houses as early as possible -0(subject to occasional browning down

:and Ocala. phrases are so soft and sweet. Like and enjoy them 'while you are,}
f.u.d : by cold weather in the winter. Italian
evening. j
y '
j :young.' However the college education -
jj! "Mary Rose" responding to the rye grass sowed right on top of the
Miss Frances. '-Tippcy visited in Ft. j i I Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Baynard, of voices she rises ghost-like refraining -I' is best for those that desire to I regular lawn grass will provide a
become learned of be-
Myeis: : last week end as the guest of Auburndale, spent the week end in from any un-necessary move-5 i conversationalists i! green grass for the winter, and it will
Miss Winifred Wintle. Clewiston as guests of Mr. and Mrs. ment. Upon delivering her answer11she good and well;j (die down when hot weather comes on.
read all subjects. Your mental j
Homes Rich. takes her seat swiftly and de- J Spring is the time of the year when
is also safer I
a assurance ofj
Mrs. Frances Their, of Americus, ; licately as we would have our hero- I lawn needs a little special attention.

Ga.,'is in Clewiston visiting her sis-1 Mr. and Mrs., J. R. Pope and Mr. ine collapse in a trance of excessive a comfortable living in your old age. If it contains Italian rye grass, this

ter, MrsT.. B. Hooks. j and Mrs. Childs, of Homestead, spenta joy.Let CHAPEL PROGRAMMiss I (Continued on Pace 4)
? short time Wednesday visiting Mr., us have audible and intelligent -

Mis. Van Cothern spent the week D. B. Allen here-: replies in the class room, de- I
Harmon's Room the 3rd and
end here visiting her parents, Mr. livered by the student standing erect m B'
and Mrs. R. M. Hare. : Mr. and Mrs., T. V. Watson left without the moral and physical sup-I 4th grades, gave a program in Chapjel '

---- recently for a few days visit, throughout port of furniture. Of the delicate last Friday. The program was as(

the central part ,of the state in maid, we would humbly request a follows:
Dan Allen
Mrs. and daughter Margy,
left recently for a visit with her the, interest of Mr. Watson's busi- bit more volume of voice and just Lord's Bible Reading-J.Prayer-Assembly.D. Hooker. I Why NotBUILD

.ness. the merest suggestion of self assurance -
mother in Haines City.
Song: "Love's Old Sweet Song"-)
.' : in rising and sitting. It is our

Andrew Beery, Carl Johnson andA. I Miss Winifred Wintle, Russell earnest hope that we may accomp- Assembly. I I
"The Robin"JuliaAnn
; 'Wintle ,and Jean Wintle. of Ft. Reading: ? j
L. Hackett attended the theatre My- lish this change without endangering -
ers, were here Saturday. Miss Eleanor of
our worthy purpose conserv-
in Pahokee Sunday night J Reading "The Robin" Billy
| Wintle returned home with them ing energy. : I
'- ''to' Davis. ..
spend. the week end
Mrs. R. M. Hare. Miss Evelyn Hare' II ..
"The Owl and the pus-
and Miss Mary Louise Oglesby visit-i|parents, Mrs. A. N. Wintle. '- sy Cat"-Leonard Thomas. ., ,

) ed in Palm Beach Friday. CHOICE LOTS WILL NEVER
j I Mr. A. O. Ward and daughter, Mildred Miss Mae Drew spent the week- A Play: "The Birds Party"-3rd :

-- -Williams'--'- Miss Beat-' left the latter part of the week end in Fort Myers. and 4th grade. I I BE CHEAPER. II ir i iI
Miss Jayme ,
I, for Live Oak where they will spend Miss Jamye Williams spent the Poems about, flowers by: I r
lice Ketll and John Kcttl were weekend
several days. Mr. Ward's parents.Mr. week-end in West Palm Beach visit- Eddie B. Walls. I BUILDING MATERIAL SELLS I
visitors in Palm Beach.
and MrsL.. F. Ward, will re- ing friends. A. D. Faith. "- I FOR LESS.

turn with them for a visit. Zelda Smith was a visitor in South Jimmy Hines. ;- ,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Richman '
Bay Saturday afternoon. Harry Vaughan. .-
and Mrs. E. R. Crowson "I LABOR COSTS ARE LOW
motor-i Letha Mae Walls. : 'I
j Among recent registrations at the Thelma Guthrie attended the the- ,..
ccl to Palm Beach Wednesday. f
!Ciewi::ten Inn arc Russell Broughman atre in Pahokee Saturday night. Harvey Bourne. j I LET'S DISCUSS IT

of Orlando William Johnson was a visitor in James Allen Davis. j
W. C. Hanson of
; ,
Mr and 'Mrs- J. P Percy and Mr.
Jimmie Holland.
r.nd Mrs. J. B. Scharnberg attendedthe [ West Palm Beach; F. U. Davis, of Arcadia Sunday. I I ...
theatre in Pahokee Sunday. West Palm Beach; B. G. Reed, Miami, Luther Lowe spent the week-end Song: "Little Miss TuUp"The3rd I

B. G. James. Ecvcrglades; Thomas I in Moore Haven visiting friends. and 4th grados. Now Is the Time

Orlando.! Bobby and Dickey Patterson and Song: "Flow Gently Sweet Af- I
H. S.
Bennett Tallahassee
Mrs. Fred Hill and Miss MaryKlhie ton"Assembly.A ....
; Theron B. Smith, Miami Richard and George Bestor spent
motored to Palm Beach Saturday ;
where they spent the day. S. D. Macready, Ft. Myers; Mr. and I the week-end at Fort Myers Beach. i i
Mrs. Ben Weinmann. Sarasota; J. Mildred Brantley attended the FRESHMAN'S DREAM 1;
Miss Bertha Gram Moore Havenand King, Tampa; J. N. Harrison, JJ'I; movies in Pahokee Sunday night. i
J. W. Higginbotham West Palm Mary Bush attended the baseball (By Mary Louise OglesbyI.
Miss Lorenc Holiday, of Brun-
i I
Beach; T. M. E. Johnston Miami game and show in Pahokee Sunday. '
S. C.. visitors here Thurs-
The boy is sitting with his books
Mr. and Mrs. Gregroat, Cocoa, 'R. E. Van Bush motored to Moore Haven -
.lay. ,And over these he sadly looks.
Sims, Tampa, C., Redding Tampa; Sunday. Lrcey
Then he closes them and starts to
1 Mildred Brantley attended the
T L. Robertson
J. P. John-
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Stewart and Tampa; I ponder
!son. Lakeland. movies in Moore Haven Wednesday _
Miss Dorothy Moorman pent theweek
night. About the green woods where he'dlike I
,end visiting in Tampa and on 'I j 2
TREASURE HUNT FEATURES Bobby Hare and Bill Hooks play- to wander.
bUf inEs3. '

.c-!lr' > ---- :I ED. WARD IJIIRTHDAY PARTYr ball in LaBelle Sunday after- .&;.._;..;-..-;..-;..;-.*;-..;-..;-MMM- ;-...;-..;-..;-..i,..;...:..:M:..:..:..:..:w:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:-.:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.:
' -
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Fontaine and'I t
Ed Ward entertained at his home George Hooks attended ,a picnicin ..
I Bobby returned the :::
son, early part
.i. '"
Friday evening in celebrating his Bare Beach Sunday afternoon, ., s
I of the week from a two week's visit[ :s:
sixteenth birthday. A treasure hunt Lily Murrel Wynn spent the week-

j I in Boston. was the feature of the evening. The end visiting in Arcadia. _: Open to the PublicModerate

J treasure was found by Bettie Spicer Evelyn Hare and Mary Louise
Mrs. B. B. Stokes of :Miami, spent
and Bobbie Hare. Guests were Oglesby visited a while in West ..
several days in Clewiston as the y
I Misses Mary Bush, Evelyn Hare, Ro- Palm Beach last Friday. y
I guest of her daughter, Mrs. W. M.
i berta George, Marcia Avant. Mae Mary Louise ,Oglesby was a visitorin y y
Lily Stone, Emma Laura Bethea, Pahokee Sunday. y

! Mis.-E. L. Stewart Mrs. J. E. Tholma Guthrie, ]Mary Louise Ogles- Green FeesExceptional :;:
by. Bettie Spicer and Messrs. Bobbie 'VAGE-l
i Beardsley, and Mrs. Spicer are visit- Hare, Thomas Jones, Marvin Altman, HIGH SCHOOL BOYS +
ing for several days at the Girl Scout :: FairwaysInteresting :;:
Hooky Avant, Merrill Lowe Van

camp at Jupiter. Bush. Aldon and Laddie Wallace, (By Richard Bestor) ; Grass Greens y
:: ::
George and William Hooks, and Herbert The average boy goes through :
Mr. and Mrs have
W. F. Simpson
Walter. Refreshment of punch high-school but only about five'out of
returned after two week's visit in
a and cake was served. ten absorb thoroughly things that : .
Atlanta Mr. and Mrs. :: ii
.have pTh
Simpson are taught them and pointed out to _. .
I moved their residence to Moore Ha-, LITTLE NORA OGLESBY CELEBRATES I them daily. Of these five students

ven. FOURTH IRTHDAYINora while.!only one decides college is. worth, I :* The Most Popular :z;::

Gene Small, W. P. Vaughn. Jr., Oglesby celebrated her fourth I Some boys who leave school after x +

Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Alston, W. G. birthday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. graduating from grammar school :;: Recreation Center :::

Ford, C. E. Minor, Mr. and Mrs. C. II. J. Oglesby, I y s
Monday afternoon.j ]have the following reasons for leav- 2

t? R. Holland, Miss Jo Hogan. Miss Delightful games were played. Barbara ing: :_;: In Clewiston Y
Clara Schiller :Miss Dorothy Deam,
; Tidwell won the prize for pin First-They think if Edison, Ford .:.
1 1 Mr. and Tlrs. E. II. Digges, Bill Wallace ning on the I
donkeys tail. YellowICP and Rockefeller can make millions f

1 Miss Frances Munroe. Campbell green and yellow cake and candies -i I j I they can too. .F'.SecondThey :s: \- ... Is
1 Nail, A. A. Munroe, E. R. Theriot -- -
were served. The 'i'
following'were : think they can :=:
j Capt Ben Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. present: Barbara and Louise, i make up in experience in four years I .s' .s,

Hubert Land W. W. Hooks. 'A. L. Tidwell. Sonny Boy Vaughn, Robert !!' to make up for the knowledge of a

! ?:rcctcrs, Beder Nail, Harvey Easley, Janice Wynn, Grace Ward I 1 high school graduate. f

,. irhric. Dick Hooks, Bobby Hare, Junior Mills. Julia Ann Ogles6iyand } Third--Columbus took a chance so ClewistonFlUDAY. Golf Course
Nil W1'lfamson. Jake McLain, Clem- Nora
Oglesby. ,1\Irs. Oglesby was as- they think that they will succeed

sorts Nail ,and Horace Walls were sidled in the entertainment by Mrs. ( ,i also. A few will but most of them
rmong those attending the baseballgame R. Easley, Louise I x
Mary Oglesby and will fail.There. .
in LaBelle Sunday.
\ Evelyn Hare. ..".:,. i, _are three, classes of work- x.wo----x+:+>:-o---: :<<. :w--:..:..:...:..:.. :-;. ...:...>H-- "'
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SECOND POLITICAL IS HELD best tat assessor the county has ever accessories, $455,127; metals and the church for worship shortly be- three pounds of sulphate of ammoniaor .
AT FORT DEKAUI CHURCH had. (He is the only one). Duringthe manufactures, $251,004. fore noon. nitrate of soda about once each
inflated period of land values Principal imports were foodstuffs In 1920 the federal census showeda month. It should be watered reg-
(Continued from Page One) Capt. Reeves said. he did not raise $2,660,768; and tobacco $$3.514134.} population of 490 persons living ularly.
lieved himself to be the only lawyerIn assessments as high as was wantedby On the basis of value of merchandise on the lake shore from a line just If these things are done and the

the county "who did not wear certain interests The.assessment Involved, Cuba ranked first in east of the Miami Canal to. a. point lawn is kept watered it should soon t-r)
out the seat of his pants." roll in 1923 was listed at $1,300,000and the district's foreign trade during, near Clewlston. be growing and attractive.The .
The present incumbent, County is now on the books at $1,500- 1931, with 88 countries and their' Elbert L. Stewart, cashier of the Experiment Station at Gaines-
Judge H. A. Rider. was the final 000. During his terms of office he foreign possessions. First Bank of Clewiston, was asked ville has issued a bulletin (209) on
candidate for the office to be called said he had placed much land on to relate his experiences in the lawns which tells how to start themas

upon for a talk. Judge Rider based the books that was not listed on the HIItD POLITICAL RALLY TO early) days of Clewiston. When he well as how to keep them going.It .

his primary claim to the office by original books of the mother county. UK HELD IX CLEWISTON arrived In 1922. he said, there was is good and can beobtained free
saying, "I believe it is recognized Solon B. Crews. also a candidatefor I very little to the town, a hotel, store,
of all political parties that wherea the office, did not speak. When bank, and post office (all in one SHINERS '
(Continued from
page one) ,
person has been appointed to fill asked as to his reasons for silence w.! give opportunity to meet candidates -' building) Upon arriving to .take Stranger: What is the score?
an unexpired term. and has filled it after the meeting Mr. Crews said for every: office. Crowded charge of. the affair of the bank he 1IarvinThirtyfour to nothing.

satisfactory, he is entitled to at least he "was a worker and not a speak- Louies:; have greeted the candidates went to the post office and met Mr. ''I Stranger: You are getting beat.
term election." He Tom O'Brienwho had been actingas
one by said er"W nt each of the two previous meetingsand pretty badly, eh? ('
If you doubt my record, I invite you P. Andrews, candidate for tax it is expected that the school cashier who was to arrange for'I Marvin: Naw; we haven't come,
to come to the office and see for collector, was first called on the list win a place to board. "To get to the ho-! up to bat yet.
auditorium be filled next Wednesday -
yourself; I believe I have saved the of candidates for this office, but was! tel." Mr. Stewart said, "you walkedout
night to hear the candidates
county thousands of dollars in the not present at the meeting. I present their claims for the officest of one door of the post office' Mr. Langford in mechanical drawing -
short time I have been in office, J. R. Doty, "next called, said he !'oy: reek. and through an adjoining door into I class: Bob, what is a circle?

and as to qualifications, I believeI had been a resident of the territorynow The meeting has been called ford1.t the hotel." Bob: It is a curved line which
can meet with any requirement." comprising Hendry county for The bank, which was hardly more is not
o'clock with J. K. Baker, comp broken-
He said he vas a graduate of two the past 17 years and that he had I than a small safe at that time, had -- ------ --..
.t enian from this district, acting
of the best law schools in the South always taken an active interest in few customers and little business.Mr. NOTICE OF MASTER'S SALE
iis chairman.
Cumberland '10 and the Atlanta Law the affairs of the territory including Stewart said he could tell how NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
School '14; had practised law and: the creation of Hendry County. much business the bank would do the undersigned Special Master In
COLLECTOR GIVES DATA by virtue of the final decreeof
held office in three states. > He paid compliments to each of his the next day by talking to J. A. Mc- foreclosure entered In that certain

For the county superintendent of I'I opponents but said each had plenty ON POLL TAX PAYMENT Gehee. Jim Beardsley, Jim Taylor, the cause Twelfth pending Judicial In the Circuit Circuit of Court Florida of,

schools two candidates presented of .time to run for the office later.E. Tom O'Brien. Bill Hooker, and Tom f in and for Hendry County, in Chancery,
their platforms and called upon the I I E. Kelly, also a candidate for (Continued from Page One) Geiger. He could then arrange to 'I I being Case No. 515 wherein Glades

assembled voters to support them in I I collector, said he promised to follow 1 hereby eliminating trouble and con- be at the bank at'the hours these Land Corporation.under the laws a corporation of Dclewure organized is-
the June primaries, each agreeing all statutes provided for the tided in Hendry county for the past men wanted to transact businessand plaintiff, and The Southern Sugar

with the other that the office of sup- tax collectors, and to handle the affairs fix months and the State of Florida then go fishing the rest'of, Company Ure, and Cyril corporation Baldwin! anJ, :Lornlne J. J. Harrington S-.
erintendent of public instruction is of the office in a business like1 for the past twelve months. Thereis the time. The bank then owed I Ii as Receivers for The Southern

the most important office in the manner. being always prompt and no fee attached to registration.Poll i $25.000 and had deposits of about! Sugar Monday Company, May, are 2, 1932.defendants between w'll.on' the,
county. accurate in the records of the office taxes are assessed at one dollar $14,000. Things were tough for hours of eleven o'clock A. M., and two

Carl E. Royer, of LaBelle, restatedhis i i per year, with only the 1930 and awhile, Mr. Stewart admitted, but; o'clock P. M., nt the front door of the '1a: ,
County Court House in LaBelle, H'-nclr-* .
qualifications given at an earlier For clerk of the circuit court,I 1931 poll taxes required to be paid in two years time the bank had : County, Florida, offer for sale :nn 9111 tat -
democratic rally by saying that he George M- Hendry was the first ,for the 1932!) elections. deposits of aout $14,000. Things public outcry to the best end It(chest -

is a college graduate and had come speaker. Mr. Hendry, in a jesting I fusion when they go to vote on June were tough for awhile, Mr. Stewart scribed bidder real for property cash the in following Palm T-'ch! d.-

to this section and proved up a home- way, said he wanted the office to I, 7." r admitted. but in two years time the (I I I,County Florida, to-wit '

stead several years ago. He has get a new automobile for himself j jand i To be 'eligible to register- in Hen- bank had paid all indebtedness and i; Section North Half 4; all of of Section Section 14:20! ;; all all! of or
been principal of the LaBelle school a radio for his wife. He said he; dry county the qualifications are: a has since paid at least a email divi Section 22: East Half of R"-ction 23! ;
I citizen of the United States have rc- North Half of Section_ 24: South:
for six years, starting when there wanted the office for two reason: dend. 24 .
I Half of Section ; all of Section
were only two teachers in the school.The the honor, and. the salary. |I i The modern history side of the 2, all being In Township 43
second year of his principalship, W. T. Hull, present clerk, made ai HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENTTOLD development of Clewiston was told 1 South Range :37: East: also all of.
l 1 Section 1; all .of Section 2: East
he said the school was placed on the short talk in which he said he.hadbeen ] AT OLD TIMERS' NIGHT by :Jliwanian W. C. Owen, who came Half of East Quarter of Section 4I !.
southern accredited list and has in office long enough to learn I i to Clewiston in 1925 with the EI- I that part of West Half of Westi
i Half of East Half of East H-lf.
since remained. "I feel that I have the details of the office and was' (Continued from page one) liott-Harmon engineering company. r North of Canal in Section i: West
given considerable service to Hendry improving each :year. He sought the and left only a scattered few of the chief engineers for Sugarland Drain- Half of West: Quarter Section! 4
Northwest and South Half
county, as a school man, as many of support of the voters to continue in old residents in the Bare Beach sec- age district, who told of draining ft of Section 8 Quarter; ail of Section 12: Eisti :
the graduates of the LaBelle school office. tion. the present town site of Clewiston i Half of West Half of East Qu.tcri

have gone out In the world and are Louis O. Grayely, former representative -' The country was growing and pros- and the building of the houses. Men i i f of of Section Section 13Ve 13: ; All t of three-q'initcrs Section 14-

successful," he said. of Hendry county in the pering in 1926, the speaker said,' used to fish and catch large bass East Half of Section: IS: all of
E. L. Stallings, also of LaBelle, legislature and Elbert L. Stewart, when a tropical hurricane struck the where the present Watanabe House Section 21- all of Section 22: South
three-quarters of Est Hlf and .
present superintendent, cited his record present representative, were the section, and with the insufficient now stands, Mr. Owen said. South Half of Southeast Quarterof
in office during the past three final speakers on the program, as drainage of that time cost many Today the city of Clewiston standsas Southwest Quarter, and Northwest -
Quarter of Northeast Quaittr
and one half years as evidence of hIs! I each was:; called to present his plat !lives and property In the lake sec-' a monument to the efforts of Section 25; all of faction 28: all of
ability to conduct the office. "In form for representative.Mr. tion. "It might be a blessing that the pioneers like those who made short Section 29; all of Section 30; all
of Section 32 all of Section 23:
the face of the economic his talk loss it did he said Kiwanis lunch- ; :
by when
general Gravely opened happened ,! talks at the weekly all of Section 34; all of Section 31:I.
depression," he said, "which began stating that in the 1929 legislaturehe "for if it had waited a few years the' eon Wednesday night, and few of all being in Township 41 South
about the time I assumed the office, was appointed as chairman of the country would have been so thickly those present realized the difficulties North-east Ransa 37 East,QuirtcrSouthwest also East Half of

we have reduced the expendituresfor committee on canals and drainageand populated that the loss would have i that had to be overcome in or- Quarter of Northeast Quarter and

schools, with no cost in efficiencyand as such served during the ses- been much greater." der to build the habitable. city that East Half Northwest Quarterof
:Northeast Quarter Section! 4.
with Increased attendance. We sion working faithfully for the The World's series of 1914. was I Clewiston now is. Township South Range 37 East
have been running the schools at 30 drainage projects of Hendry county listened to by telegraphic reports in' I containing 14,095: acres more or
per cent less than the 1928 costs. and the Everglades. He was also a little railroad station at Deerfield.' LAWX IN FRONT YARD to satisfy said decree and all costs. 4iitr-.
We are not getting the money that vice chairman of the committee on by J. E. Beardsley and a few other ADDS ATTRACTIVENESSTO ALLEN CLEMENTS .-, .

formerly came to the schools and if legislative expenditure. He reiterated -: pioneers just before leaving for the HOME IX FLORIDA April 18152220.| |Special| | : Master In Chancery.
we had not economized the schoolsof his platform, made at a previous lake section Mr. Beardsley. anotherof I
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the county would have been forc- for: banking laws the old timers said. Then ,
meeting strong ; j he related I (Continued From I'ue 3) .:-:..:..:..:..:-:-:..:..:..:..:-:-:..:..:..:..:..:-:..:..:-.:.,:-:..:'
ed to have a short term this year. adequate game laws; abolishment of the experiences of his voyage should be kept mowed. This preventsthe

As it is; we are able to have a full the automobile title plate; opening(i! lip the canal to the lake. Just as the I lawn from, having an unkempt C. E. STEBEL

term. with the necessary support we Everglades land now owned by the boat was getting into the lake it appearance and the permanent gras-

are getting from the state, and if we state to homestead;, in favor of' struck a rock and wa grounded. The ses from being injured. The clippings Denier in

had a short term we would get less abolishment of payment of poll taxI! captain gave orders to the passengers should be i ief._ ?n the lawn.
General Electric Refrigerators
from the state" as requisite to voting; abolishing' and" crew to "Get Overboard," Also now is a good time to fertilize:!

Porter Richards, candidate for the fee system of pay for county of-j i not* to save lives but to assist in the lawn; and top rcs'3 it with a little Electrochef[ Stoves

sheriff, was the next speaker. He I ficers; cooperation with senator::pushing the boat off the rocks. This. ::oil. Two cr three pounds of ->o:-

said that If elected sheriff he would from this district. j Mr. Beardsley said. was a part of ash and four ('1' five pounds of phosphate -l Itodios and Supplies -

enforce all the laws as they shouldbe :Mr. Stewart, in answer to a ques- the bargain of transportation in the, fertilizer should he appl'ed to I i Itadlo Repairing

enforced, with special emphasis tion, said only one bill which he ('arlyhistory of the development of '?ch 1,000 sqraro; feet of lawn about I
" on the law regarding driving an au- requested in the Senate failed to' the Everglades. At that time there once a year. Now is a good time! to Puliokee Florida

tomobile while under the influenceof pass, and this was the one in regard!were no locks in any of the canals, ao :La1. Then the Ir.wa should receive -i I I ............................-.........................r........-............'.....-........:..:..:.

intoxicating: liquor. to building a road from state road; he said. I an application of about two or I .:0..:.,:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:-:..:..:..: ..:..:..;.
Dan L, McLaughlin, also a candi- 8 to Immokalee. He. too, said he was!! The first postoffice in the Everglades -

date for the office. was not presentat in favor of banking laws to protect'' wa a small S by 10 box-like, -

the meeting when his name was banks and depositors. He said he'' building near what is now Miami I

called from the roll of candidates.W. was in favor of either having a game Locks, Mr. Beardsley said. This

C- Hooker, another candidate warden in each county or abolishingthe Imildins: was given much publicity in I
for the office of sheriff made a short game department and the magazine articles called the smallest -

talk in which he said that if electedhe sheriff's of each individual county, building in the United States devoted -

would have the interest of the enforcing game laws. He cited fig- exclusively to the handling of H BUILDERSWANTED -

entire county at heart and not just ures from the state departments the mails. When the old Boles Hotel

those of any one district. "I wantto that since 1926 there were which recently burned, was first in .

be able to cooperate with all," he 135 banks in process of liquidationand operation the Rltta post office was; j
said, "I do not care who is county these had paid a total of "20.5 located there with Miss Maud Wing- :

judge, tax assessor, or collector, I percent on deposits to date. Under field as postmistress. Later Miss "
can work with them all." In ans the 20-80 bank law, which he said I"ring field built a house boat and ,

wer to rumors that he had promisedto he favored in the last session, each I the post office was moved to the

appoint former sheriff R.H. Han- depositor is guaranteed at I boat, which was anchored in the .
cock his chief deputy If elected, :Mr. percent at once and "not have- to'ake. When the people of the Bam

Hooker issued an emphatic denial wait five years." I i Beach community began to ask!' for ,
to the alleged promise. He said that will beheld : "
The next political meeting I Ia post office. Miss, Wingfield hitched -
if elected he would appoint local in Clewiston next Wednesday onto a boat and moved the Ritta .Substantial inducements

citizens of good repute as deputies.He at the school auditorium. post office to a point about midwayso are
also branded vehemently as false i I it could be made to serve both

all rumors "that Bill Hooker had six CONTRACT TOURNAMENT:: !I: communities. Then the rapid de-II offered to relieve the acute .
or seven speakeasies around Clewis-
DRAWS TWENTY ENTIlES1 velopment of the section and the
ton. building of houses at Ritta, the lit- I
Sheriff HL._ Delaney was the (Continued Kronj I'uge 1) tle post office was moved into a! housing shortage now prevailing -

final candidate' for sheriff to speakat witt, and W. M. Redelsheimer, 450, modern two story building, built by
the Ft. 'Denand meeting. After cit- Mrs. W. M. Redelsheimer and W.C. Miss Wingfield. which was destroyed : ,
ing his record as a law enforcement I Prewitt 350. H. Blate and J. Beards- in 1926. The post office of Ritta in Clewiston

officer, Sheriff Delaney said "I wentto ley2340, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Shelley500 was discontinued a few months ar o. :
Clewiston and found a few automobiles Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Pafford r490 With the growth of communities ;

operating under out of Mrs E. R. Fontaine and L C Sturgeps about the south shore of the lake !

state license, and upon investigation -1300{), and Mrs Fred Hill and Chas. came the need for schools and I t, .
found that these could get Lovvorn940.. churches, he said. The school board
Florida II i,
tags. Sheriff Delaney said of Palm Breach county agreed to
he had worked faithfully for the FLORIDA'S TRADE WITH CUBA provide .'$"G5 monthly toward the I!

betterment of Hendry county duringhis EXCEEDS $15,000,000 FOR 19.31 salary of a" teacher for the comml1n-l;! THECLEWISTON

tenure of office. Ity of Bare Beach and RHt The1rest I .. .
For Tax assessor, W. H. Murraymade (Continued From 1'nec 1) was to be made up by PIJ-'a
a short talk saying that if imports were valued at $6,510,128. subscription of the patrons., *, i s OMPANY: II

elected he would treat all alike and The principal commodities exportedand I was don and the first schor,.,, '
make a fair assessment of all prop. their values were: Foodstuffs I :tnrted- The little school blUr t'1 ;
L:; "l0.:fi. 103 f !
erty In Hendry county. Mr- Murray x4,351,5..9: !! ; textiles. $1,429,294;; saved as school church. and finrc :' 1. I .
said he is thoroughly qualified for Non Metallic minerals. $491,612; I school with residents of nil hart:: 1t r'D'H: : IS'J'r.rJOX ismz.m.LsivtTofi} J.'LOHiD.\ I! f fI ;
the office and would appreciate the chef;'call, 354,39S ; lumber $489.- !the south shore attending. Many o.j: : i
consideration of the voters. 85-1; naval, stores, $103,882; electrical the residents left their homes t.a;I I L-T "
Hurd. L. Reeves, present assessor, : equipment, $385,466; machinery 'daybreak and by chugging along the| : '- JiPAGB I I

to humorist talk, said he was the $406.428; automotive vehicles and lake in email, boats would gather ate i "" ,'": :