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: December 9, 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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Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 000366793
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System ID: UF00028415:00400
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Preceded by: Clewiston progress

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Christmas seals of the Florida tuberculosis Ninety pupils of the Clewiston
[. I association will be mail- school were given an examinationfor
ed to individuals this year with tuberculosis germs last week by

.. requests that money be returned to Dr. A. S. Claxton and Miss Dodd of

f THE COMING YEAR the state committee it was made JOYS TO KIDDIESCOUNTY the State Board of Health as a BARBECUE SUNDAYGOLF

.Y known here this week.A part of the work of the tuberculosis
Ii .--:
t ,"!t._;_ list of prospective purchaserswas clinic work of the health department.The .
[ ?; recently sent in. to the division examinations were held at the
workers who will forward the sealsin Lakeside hospital.CLEWISTON.
time for Christmas mailing.

; The plans for the year's work onfr W. H. HOOKER 73 D. Stubbs, of Fort Myers, attorney Everything is in readiness for the

f i s' the Lake Okechoobee-Caloosahatchee for the Hendry county boardof first annual barbecue of the Clew-

I,;: river drainage and flood control project county commissioners, announced CONTINUES 0. K. iston Kiwanis Club which, will be

;: I'If have been outlined in detail in DIES IN ARCADIAAged Tuesday that he would donate $150 held at Seminole Farms Sunday afternoon

i' the annual report of Major General toward a county wide Christmas tree John K. Mowry, chairmanof

\ Lytle Brown of the U. S. Army En- to be held at the court house in State Health Board Again Gives O.K. the committee in charge of the

;,' gineers recently made public at Wash Father of W. C. Hooker Passes LaBelle at some time and accordingto To Water Supply of Clewiston; barbecue reported to the club Wed..'

ington. During the year which be- Away at Cousin's Home Tuesday; whatever plans a committee of Rated as "Very Good" nesday night.

gins July 1, 1933, $4,525,000 will be Was Pioneer In Section seven women should suggest. The
Reports from other Kiwanis clubs
expended on this federal project. Of .board of county commissioners I
That Clewiston's water supply is of the east and west coasts of the
this amount $1,653,000 is to be con- Funeral services for William matched Mr. Stubbs' donation with
kept to standard is shown ,state were said to indicate a large
tributed by the Okeechobe Flood I Henry Hooker, 72, of Lakeport, father $150 from the county treasury to up by
gathering of South Florida Kiwan-
the report of the state Board of
Control District under the 7-2 plan of W. C. Hooker of this city, provide Christmas for children in all
I / Health, after analysis of samples ians who will arrive in Clewiston
\ which was incorporated in the measure -I were held Wednesday in Arcadia, parts of the county.Mr. .
I taken late last month. The rating Sunday for the meeting. The barbecue -
I passed by Congress authorizing where the aged gentleman died Tues- Stubbs made the donation
the Clewiston water will be an inter-club meeting to .
supply has received -
i I' the work. day as a result of a paralytic stroke with the provision that each mem-
for than has which the Pahokee Rotary and Belle
more a year
.I (f' The larger part of the project suffered Saturday morning. "Uncle ber "of the county commissioners,
been Good." Glade Civitan clubs were invited.
I near Moore Haven is .included in the Billy," as he was familiarly knownto the clerk of the circuit court and "Very
J- In the letter of the state health The first part of the day's entertainment
work to be completed during the fis- many. of the older residents of himself name one lady each to serveas
board to the Glades Water company, will be a golf match between -
cal :year of 1933-34 and will mean this section, was preparing to go a committee to make all purchasesand
Chief Engineer Lenert Fort Myers and Clowiston Kiwanis -
that the period just ahead will see about his daily work in his fields arrangements for the tree. says;
I "On November 25 received clubs, which is scheduled to
the greatest activity locally of anytime when the stroke came. ,He was, rush- The committee named is: Mrs. L. ,
start at noon. After the nine hole
from two specimens of water for
i, since the beginning of the dyke ed to the Arcadia hospital. His six H., Johnson, Clewiston; Mrs. H. A. you .
bacterial ot purity examination. matches the rest of the entertain.
project. sons acted as pallbearers at the, Rider, LaBelle; Mrs. E. L. Rogers,
ment will be at the Seminole Farms
These and
specimens were packed
I 1 The details of the new work is funeral.Mr. LaBelle; Mrs. M. C. Buch, LaBelle;
in where the activities are to start at
shipped your standard water case
I ji given in the following paragraphs: Hooker was an extensive own- Mrs. Alice Bailey, LaBelle; Mrs. Bay
i on the 23rd, and received by us the 3:30 and continue until seven o'
I Complete July 31, 1934, work under er and citrus grower and was one Daniels, Ft. Denaud, and Mrs. A. G.
continuing contract for the con- of the pioneers of these two indus- Carr, Felda. 25th, 4 hours later. ..

struction of 18 miles of levee be- tries in DeSoto county, which he had The committee, received the two "Samples were collected from the Kiwanis Quiz

tween Disston Island drainage district served ad a member of the state leg- checks yesterday and have begun following point, Lake Okeechobee. Art Lawrence assumed the role of
The results of the analyses just schoolmaster Wednesday In
pump house No.1. and Fish- islature. plans for the tree. It is understoodthat givingout
eating Creek, and the dredging of Beside his widow, he is survivedby the tree is for all children in concluded are as follows: First sam- a series of questions taken from

44,000 linear feet of auxiliary flood- two sisters, Mrs. Lula Evans of the county. They will be transported ple, total bacterial count 24 hours, questions and answers in a popular

' way between Lake Okeechobee and Lakeland, and Mrs. Effie Hull, of to the court house at such timeas 180; presumptive test fermentation magazine. Some of the questions

: Fisheating'Creek $572,000. Plant City; three brothers, Cicero the committee shall name where 48 hours, none; colon confirmation, brought forth an array of'answers..
none. Second sample, total bacterial For instance, a balisk was said to
Complete November 30, 1933, Hayman of Palmetto, Alderman Hay- each will receive some form of
count 24 hours 196; presumptive test be a memorial erected to the deed,
I work under continuing contract for man of Tampa, and Hollis Haymanof "Santa Claus"
, the construction of four hurricane Bradley; six sons, W.C., of Clew- 48 hours, none; colon confirmation, when in fact, Lawrence said, a bal

gate structures at Moore Haven, ston; Z. V., of West Palm Beach; none. isk was a fabujous serpent whose

Clewiston, Miami Canal and Hills- Stephens, of Moore Haven; L. L., of "From a knowledge of the sourceof breath was fatal. The first president

boro canal, $400,000. Lakeport, and P. H. and Earl of 4 THE STATE supply, its handling and treatment of the Irish Free State was

Complete by September 30; 1933, Arcadia. and the above analytical data, "guessed" to be anyone from St.

work under 'continuing contract for TAX DOLLARBY on the samples as submitted, we Patrick to William Thomas Cosgrave.

the would that the bacterial Father Francis J. Finnegan, himselfan
'. construction of five drainage culverts say or san-
:- -......_. -- at Nicodemus slough, Disston HAM CLUB PLANSTO JOHN KILGORE itary quality of the water is "very Irishman, turned in the correct

r :I Island Drainage district pump house The Florida Geographical Survey good." answer.A .
_p No.1, Sugarland Drainage District "Publication of these results in drupe was answered as "Jim
I( pump house No. 1 and South Florida UNITE WITH Twenty-five years ago under the your local newspaper is requested." Beardsley.picking beans"; Instead of
administration of Governor Napoleon -
to Conservancy district pump house No. Louva G. Lenert a stone fruit.
3 and 5, and a flood control spill- B. Broward, the Florida Geo- Chief Engineer J All in all, the club rated "fair"in
I LITTLE THEATRE; graphical survey was established. It f its answers.
(Continued on page 4) has been in operation for the quar-
Next MeetingThe
ter century since. Let us see what

BUTLER, ELECTED PRESIDENTOF practical benefit the state has received POSTMASTER SAYS next meeting of the Kiwanis

SCHOOL BOARD TO LOCAL DRAMATIC CLUB from this official study of Club will be held in Pahokee nest

AT INITIAL MEETINGTo what lies under ground in Florida. Thursday as guests of the Pahokee
The Geographical department investigates MAIL CHRISTMAS Rotary Club. There will be no

REDUCE BONDS BY raise the curtain on the 1932-33 minerals, water supply meeting in Clewiston; attendance at

year of dramatics in Clewiston, the and other natural resources of the PARCELS EARLYLAWRENCE the. Pahokee Rotary will be creditedto

$12,000 EXPECTEDBOARD Ham club, a dramatic club organized I state. Florida is not generally class- members.

here last year, announces plans for ified as a mineral producing or min-

the presentation two one-act farce ing state but minerals produced in
comedies at a near future date to this state have an average annual RECOMMEND .KELLY
raise funds for the local troup of value of $15,000,000. In Gadsden
; boy scoutsA county, and at Fairfield, north of
a definite playing date has not Ocala, there are large Fuller's earth FOR

been set by those in charge of the plants. Other mineral products are With Christmas day falling on

The Hendry' county school board two plays selected to usher in the phosphates, kaolin, brick and other Sunday this year, and announcement ROAD

met in LaBelle Wednesday to trans- second year of the club.A clays, sand, gravel, limestones, marl, sent out from the Post Office depart

1 act final business for the year. The new program has been decided diatomaceous earth, and gypsum. ment in Washington that Monday

next meeting will be an organization upon by, members of the Ham club, Phosphate was once a large indus- December 26, is to be a legal holiday

meeting when two of the members Ed Butler, who was elected presi- try] in Florida and there are now op- for postoffices throughout the nation FELLOW WORKERS ON BOARD

return for new terms and Charlie dent at the meeting last week, said. erating ten active producers. Recently the shop and mail early slogan will SEND RESOLUTION TO

., Miner, of Clewiston takes office. The slogan of the club will be, "A thousands of dollars ,worthof have 'a new significance, Arthur W. GOVERNORELECTE.

If .The organization meeting will be club house for Clewiston by 1934." the rare minerals, ilmenite, rutile. Lawrence, Clewiston postmaster said

\. January 4. Instead of the .original practice of (Continued on page 4) : this week, as he commonted on the E. Kelly, of Clewiston, retiring

At the meeting Wednesday, Dave the club as instituted last season, increasing number of parcels being member of the Hendry county boardof

;j G. Alston, retiring member of the to donate the proceeds of every pro- SCOUT NOTES sent from the local office with all commissioners, was recommendedto

II board moved to have the board bear duction to some civic organization in the ear marks of containing Santa Governor-elect Dave Sholtz this

Ii the expense" commissions of the Clewiston, the plans will be to seta The meeting Monday evening was Claus to someone. :; week as 'member' of the state high-

1'1 i members for the next''' term. The fund aside at, the close of each in charge of Assistant Scoutmaster As far as the local delivery of way commission, to, fill the positionnow

1\ 1931 session of the legislature passed I showing, which fund will be used in Hill, due to the absence of Scout- mail is concerned, Mr. Lawrence said! held by Addison Logan, Tampa,

\I a revenue act requiring all commissions the construction of a club house and master King. Opening ceremonies he did not expect to find the fticf1: whose feim is to expire shortly.

issued by the governor to Little Theatre. were conducted by Patrol Leader, overtaxed between now in* C 1t'E" Tho official recommendation was

fl: be at a cost of $10. Inasmuch as Mrs. N. A. Nielsen, who was a Thomas, and were followed by inspection mas. In other cities where ;j..c1\aap'.: made by the members ot the best '

i the members of the Hendry county member of the Little Theatre in Sa- .. from Clewiston residents will go who have served with Mr. Kelly the

,: school board do not draw salaries vannah, Ga., and who has taken an The business part of the meetingwas however, Mr. Lawrence said he is past two years. The resolution was

for their services it is only fair thatI' active part in dramatics in Clewistonthe I short. A game ,was played inside joining in on the crusade to ask Introduced by the board chairman,

the school board defray this expense past year, was appointed to makea and then the boys adjourned to everyone to shop and mail early to Fred L. Dunaway. The resolutionas

i of the members, Mr. Alston said. report at the next meeting of the the yard for a game of "Capture the insure delivery by Christmas day. drawn by Roy D. Stubbs, county

I The motion was carried. by the board club, as to the proceedure of joiningthe Flag" before being dismissed.E.E. Something that should be remembered attorney, follows.
III I on the advice of its attorney, L. O. national Little Theatre organ- is the fact that the business WHEREAS on January 3d, 1932,

\ Gravely, that such an expense could I (Continued on page 4) ,GOODNO ASKS: FOR JAIL done by all department of the postal a new administration will he inaugu-
be chargeable to the board. service is enormously increased dur- rated at Tallahassee, and the Honor-
Recent payment of the Consolidated I NEGRO PORTER ADMITS"BORROWING"COMPANY AND GETS IT FOR NOTHING ing the month of December. So many able David Sholtz will be inaugurated -

'Land company enabled the board CAR people like to have their remembrances as Governor, and

i i to pay one-half of its indebtedness to When a man gets' a jail cell with- arrive on Christmas day that they WHEREAS. the State Highway

..",. the First Bank of Clewiston and to Bill Reece, negro porter at the out asking, that's news. often delay starting them on the way Board will in all probability change
\ (Continued on page Four) that he was the driver of the shet I But when a man gets a whole jail until the last minute rush causes a I personnel; andWHEREAS

"" ; Clewibton; Inn, admitted Monday thatit with or without asking, that's bigger day or two delay until it is too late i Hon. E. E. Kelly, of
!, SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM was he who "borrowed" the Gra- news. to reach the destination in time. I Clewiston\ Florida, has served as a

) ham-Paige sedan, property of the And when a man comes before a Mr. Lawrence has issued a for (Continued on page 4)
/ A special Christmas: program has sugar company, which was found ina governing body and requests it to suggestions in regard to Christmas

been arranged for the Clewiston canal west of the Hendry county give him the jail, and it does, thatis mail to avoid loss and damage: to BLIND BOGEYA.

High School which will be given' at Inie Saturday morning.The top news, which is exactly what articles intended to bring someone

i the high school auditorium Friday. negro "appropriated" the car happened Tuesday when E. E. Goodno happiness on Christmas Day: L. Hackett, with a net score
Prof.-M. G. Langford said this week. late Friday night for a short ride. appeared before the board of "All articles should be well of SO.was the winner in the blind

The school will close Friday for the On speeding back to the Inn the big county commissioners, asked for the ped with sturdy paper and tied WfaP-1 bogey held at the Clewiston Golf

Christmas holidays which will extendto sedan swerved: into the canal and antiquated 'calaboose' in LaBelle's strong twine. No matter how Course last Sunday in a field .of

January 2. A cordial invitationis was completely submerged when it park. your package may be, it stands v'l 17 entrants. A large number of

extended to all friends of the was found after a short search for The county commissioners granted chance of being thrown next to o players not taking part In the blind

1 school to be present at the closing the missing machine. Mr. Goodno the jail provided he heavy; box, and may be crushed if 1 bogey were also playing the local

\) exercises. eth eth eth etahr etahr tar hshs would remove it from the park. wrapped insecurely. co ursa. "

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lambs clothing to fleece the unsnus-

The Clewiston Dews Too LATE To CLASSIFY I & BAGASSE i. pecting public.
Published every Friday In Clewlaton, IVl' RUSSELL KAY 11 VERY LIGHT READING When Congress opened Monday it

Florida by the CLEWISTON NEWS, ,received plenty of attention from ,

Inc. On the first of each month I receive a letter from my friend, Last week the News carried a storyof curious minded or malt thirsted peo- iJ:=.Jt
Jack Carr; you remember, the fellow I told you about who liveson pie who were wanting to know the .r.-
Entered as second class matter. Miss Madge Cox killing a turkey
a farm and during his spare time has a lot of fun writing letters What, When and How much of beer.
February 1. 1927, at the Post Office that help other folks Increase sales or speed up collections.I've with the first shot she had ever fired Today all of the government em-
Olewii-tun Florida under Abe Act
at met a lot of preachers, and heard a lot of sermons, but I from a shot gun, and this week manyof ployees In and around Clewiston are
of March 3, 1897. don't believe I ever encountered anything that struck me as forci- Miss Cox's friends, and those of.. watching the action of Congress with

bly, or portrayed a truth so vividly, as does Jack's December greet- Frank Cothern, with whom she was even greater interest, because It is
A devoted to the best ing.
newspaper hunting last week, are congratulating the pocketbook and not the luxury
Interests of Hendry County, Florida. So I pass it along to you. It is better than anything that I could them not on their prownessas loving appetite that directs their attention -
Its leading newspaper. write and deserves a wider distribution than the limited mailing
turkey hunters, but for formingthe toward the national capital.
list for which it was intended.
partnership of Cox and Cothern. Well, anyway, by suggesting an 11
rate: ....52.0Q
Subscription year
per HERE 'TIS: The official firm name is now, Mr., per cent slash in salaries of government : -
Outside of State of Florida __..52.50
"It's December and the curtain of Christmas closes and Mrs. Frank Cothern. They were employees Congress still staysin

Advertising rates furnished on ap- the show. Time marches on and another year takes its I married" in Moore Haven Sunday. the limo light.EDITORIALS.

plication. place in the hectic history of the past. 1932 is a snapshotin o-oo-o

your book of memory. .' All members of the Kiwanis club AND NEWSIt

We won't refer to it as the Golden Age. Hunger and are on their toes for, the first annual
nn.3I'Le2 office, Clewiston News, hard: times have torn at the bellies of a billion
men. Tears barbecue which is to be held at Sem- would certainly case the bur-
Clewlston, Florida. Editorial and. streaked the chalky cheeks of children, tugging at the
inole Farms
Sunday afternoon. No
dens of a reporter if the
Advertis.cg, same. skirts of weary women. White collars wilted to a sickly newspaper
yellow, sending a saffron stream down shaky spines. elaborate program has been planned. people could readily distinguish between -

Telephone 339WARNING Business is propped up in bed nursing a hang-over. Just an old fashioned frolic, and get- a news story and an editorial

Recovering from the drunken delirium of a prostituted together, they say. The festivitieswill expression or conclusion. It often

prosperity. Boasts of bigness, made in a moment of cock- start at the Clewiston Golf becomes necessary for a reporter to

tail created confidence- are forgotten. Pent houses are Course when a picked team of golf- write a story that he would much
Re-Pent. ers from the Ft. Myers club returna rather overlook, but his obligationto

Frenzied financiers, finding themselves flat tires on match with a selected number of the reading public requires thatit
About this time of year it becomes the highway of life, sought an avenue of escape-by shipor local niblic weilders. The match has be written and printed. But

duty of the Clewiston News to sounda shot-leaving behind the wrecked hopes of a trusting been set at nine holes, in order that there -is a vast difference between
note of warning with the hope that humanity.
all may congregate at the Farms printing a news storv and writing
the music will not fall on unheedingears. Three men journeyed to a state capitol, to plead pitifully by 3:30 for the group games and I an editorial.

I with a president-elect for food-and a place to sleep later in the evening there will bea I The news story merely reflects
The note of warning is a tune -for a million men marching to Washington.Trampingstumblingstaggeringsearching. barbecue dinner served. Invita-
what is happening in the community.The .
upon which we cannot dwell at too for tions have been
extended a limited reporter and the editor of the
great leugthnor play too often. work. The president-elect tells them: "I haven't the au- number of Clewiston folk as well
paper no responsibility in cre-
The warning is in regards to our thority. J
to every Kiwanian on thei east coast.. ating the story, but only in writing .
greatest menace here in the Ever- Nearly two thousand years ago, threemen journeyed ,,.
-o it. It's the
length, handling of the
glades Fires. toward a star. With hope in their hearts of finding a
Saviour of humanity. They found him in a manger in a Clewiston is certainly an all-inclu- detail, and the writing of the head
High waters come destroy
may stable in Bethlehem. His name was Christ-and he had sive city. For instance, there is a depend on the element of news val-
beautiful and profitable fields, but the AUTHORITY.Can Mr. Bigg and a Mrs. Small in the ue. None of these things should be
this loss be made back in sub-
it be that HE is the Forgotten Man?" sugar company office. Or, if you considered as reflecting an opinionof
sequent crops. But a field laid waste care to measure the town like fitting anyone connected with the paper.
fire can not be replaced until a JACK CARR.
shoes, you have from double E's to The Arcadian would be glad if

long period of time has elapsed and And as we approach again that day on which we commemo- double A's (E. E. Kelly and A. A. nothing ever happened in the com-

the fertility of the soil again gainedby rate HIS birth, might it not be well to give serious consideration Munroe) munity that 'anyone would like to
natural erosion. Fires truly are to the question, "Is HE the forgotten man?"
withheld from
o-o.-o-o print. It is no
our greatest menace. In this trying hour while and
men nations battle
grimly to
In looking over the various daily pleasure to print things that will
Recently: heavy rains falling on free themselves from the tightening grip of want and woe and mis-
some parts of the Everglades managed ery what a wonderful thing it would be, if, regardless of race or and weekly newspapers of South hurt the feelings of anyone. But
to extinguish some flames which creed, mankind could cease the struggle and concentrate with one Florida last week it is interesting to the fact remains that things do hap-

been smoldering for more thana mind on the memory of Him who said, "And one more Command- notice the number of gypsy "gyps" pen, and it is the duty of the paperto
ment I give unto you, that you love one another." reported in them When a band of 8 print the news. This paper, however -

year. cars passed through Clewiston recently never permits a personal feel-
That fires in the muck lands area
they were watched closely to ing to intrude in the recital of a'
great economic loss, goes without
prevent any such occurence here. news story, and is sorry when suchan
saying Tilere.is i no reason. for further ed. I am buying an entire new out- "You mean gas, don't you, Mister "
They must have sensed the feeling interpretation given; as hap-
discussion of that But fit and old things
point. my are going
asked the
filling station employee."No that they were being watched for pens sometimes.-The 'Arcadian.
the cause of these fires should, hold where they will do some real good.
," replid the motorist." And that wandering bunch of Nomadsdid
our strictest attention. I'm going to stop being ashamed of :
the boy, with much wonder, proceeded not tarry here. READ IT AND SMILE
One match, thoughtlessly tossed my appearance.
to put about ten gallons of waterin These gypsies differ materiallyfrom
from automobile the
an on highway "My wife needs dresses, under-
the gas tank. The autoist got out those who travelled about the bank
depositors number
might be, and has been, the cause wear, shoes, hats, gloves. I've given
of a fire which consumed a field of her the cash to buy them with. 'Get of his car and dropped two sticky country a score of years ago packedin fifty-two million-this is nearly two

growing vegetables, a unit of, cane, everything you need,' I told her, white tablets in the tank with the wagons, and usually leading a for every family.
water. string of spavined horses. The old These statements facts
or someone's garden tract. 'nothing more and nothing less!' of should
One cig-.rettc flipped onto the road "The Hying room rug is a sight. "What, are those tablets?" the timers made an "honest" living from give you a spark of encouragement,

can destroy!:) the fertility: of a sectionof Out it goes and in comes a new one. filling station worker asked. horse traders in the country, and by and what's more, take a look at I'b

land-.ind land which cannot be The sofa needs repair and covering.It's "It's a new patent," replied the I an elaborate system of temporary the rest of the dope- '

replaced. Remember, we are not liv- going to be done. We need new autoist. "When you add two of these I doctoring, they managed to make There is seven hundred million dol-

ing on ordinary ground. The land curtains, new napkins, new towels, tablets to ten gallons of water it the horses they traded act a little lars more currency in circulation '

upon which we farm is the productof even new sheets. Did you ever sleepon creates a new gas that has just been spry for a few days after the gypsies than during the boom period three

thousands:: of years accumulationof patched sheets? Never again! patented, and will give you about 25 had travelled on. Not so, with the years ago.

animal and vegetable matter. "My old automobile has 56,000 I miles to each gallon of water." modern caravan of gypsies. They are Last year over sixteen billion five
What that usually conveyed from place to placein hundred million dollars worth of
a pity some thoughtless
miles it i "
the best
on and you can say "Wait a minute, said the boy. "I
indu j'dir' can, with one small act, for it is it still runs. The paint is want my boss to see that." high powered and high priced au life insurance was written.

destroy iLf labors of Nature of thou- dull and chipped, the nickel is rusty, tomobiles. Not ordinary Fords, and The United States has a stock of
sands of years! the upholstery stained and The boy brought his boss and explained Chevrolets: but LIncolns, Cadillacs, over four billions of dollars in gold
The man who utilizes fire to aid threadbare and there about the water in the gas LaSalles and Packards are the cali -more than any other country ever
are enough
tank and the two tablets. The boss bre of the modern. Neither do .
in clearing land should exercise the rattles and squeaks to all they possessed.If
asked the autoist to start his car. The go in for car trading-cars must get those three facts in
same care he would demand of a the babies from now to kingdom you
boy with a loaded shotgun, or any come. Every few hundred miles fellow stepped on the starter and the have titles. Their modern method of your pipe and smoke 'em, you'll cer-

other dangerous implement.. By far some annoying little repair costs me car started. The proprietor of the making an "honest" living Is to tainly be ashamed that you have let
greatest filling station wanted to know all "bless" It will multi- liver to whiten.At .
the begin
number of fires in the 50 cents to $5. It nearly burnt up your money so your
Everglades are started by burning one night because the insulation had about the tablets, what they were ply. But blessed indeed is him who the present time there are

weeds and stubble. It is true that, worn off a wire causing short worth, etc. He was told there were getteth his money after letting the twenty-five million, eight hundred
the carelessly tossed match or thethoughtlessly circuit. I'm going to buy a 25 tablets to a box, and sold for $1 light fingered gypsy take hold thereof. thousand automobiles owend by Am-
new car
per box. The filling station proprietor ericans.
: flipped cigarette con- because I need it and want it and
tribute their share to the annual fire because I can afford it. bought 25 boxes of "gaswatertablets" Florida will be overrun again this With reference to employment,

toll, but the careless use of fire "My old radio still works, butI and the autoist proceeded on season by "gypsies" all of whom will there are seven persons employedfor

in clearing land does the lion's .shareof know that during the past three his way, apparently running his car not be as easily distinguished as every person that is unemployed -
the damage. from the station on the water and ..-"Drum Beats" published in At-
years there have' been big improve- "tablets." those recently passing through Clew-
We naturally expect a child to be ments. The new radios sound a lot iston. They will come as wolfs in lanta.

careless with his gun, but common better, look better, are easier to A little while later th eautoist ....<. ,

sense expects the man starting fires work, and they give you more sta.- drove up to another filling station in .

on muck to exercise extra-ordinary tions. There's a new radio comingto Montgomery and asked for: ten gal- A .

our house. lons of water and procedded to do AD. i8:.
care."I'M the same stunt. It is presumed he
going to buy the books I
THROUGH WITH BEING have been wanting to read. I'm drained the ten gallons of water out
DEPRESSED.". to of the tank that he had gotten at the
going see the shows I want to
see. I'm, going to buy everything I first station. At any rate, the second

"For the past three years I have need and can really afford._ filling station was so amazed, that Clewiston Golf! Course

lived a horrible life. There has been "And I am going to give gener- he too, bought 25 boxes of tablets, at .

nothing the matter with me except ously to the unemployed, because, $1 per box.

that I have been scared stiff. After like most Americans, I want to help The tank on the car was about

three years of fright, during which people in distress."It 15 gallon capacity. It is presumedthat ...

none of the things I was afraid of all comes down to this.-I am the swindler had a false tank: inside )

happened, it is high time I changedand going to live the kind of life I am of the main tank thatwould hold OpenIltothe

began to live like a normal hu- entitled to lead. In living that lifeI about five gallons of real gasoline,

man being once more. am aiding others, directly and indirectly -. for it was soon proven that the tab- :'

"My salary was cut, yes, but it to live their own lives .by lets wouldn't make gas out of water, Public .

really wasn't very serious, and I can helping to provide them with the and the mechanics got several jobs .

certainly live pretty well, and a lot money and work they need. cleaning water out of gas tanks,

better than I have been living lately."I "I'm through with being depressed shortly after the slick swindler left

propose to start living here and in body and soul. From now on, Montgomery. All through Alabamathis

now-today! see my smile, and Watch My Dust!" seller of the gas-tablet wonder Moderate Green Fees

"In my closet there are two busi- -Signed( ) John W. S. in Ft. Pierce operated, and so far has not been

ness suits. One is too badly worn for News-Tribune. caught. Such genius put to honest

any man In my position to wear work would make a living, and just Exceptional FairwaysInteresting (

at all. It will go to someone who BARNUM WAS RIGHTA why such a bright man should pre- .

really needs it. The other I can wear fer to carry on a swindle is not un .

when I do odd jobs around the house. gentleman from Alabama Sunday derstandable. Nevertheless, the new Greens
I'm going to buy two game Is somewhat humorous.
new suits, told us of a new flim-flam game be-
and wear them on alternate days, for : ing worked in Alabama by an unknown If he is not caught we may look

that's the best way to get the wear autoist, that is really good. for him in Florida this winter, and if

out of them. I' m going to buy an The story is said to be true, and you see a man with tablets that will

overcoat and a hat too. every gasoline dealer should be on make gas out of water--don't bite. The Most Popular Recreation

"My shirts have fringes on the the lookout for this slick salesman.A -Okeechobee News.
Center in CIcvistoiiPAGE
cuffs. My underwear
patched, few days ago a man drove his
and my darned socks Over 50 cent of the farms In
are ugly and car Into a filling station in :Montgomery per

uncomfortable. My shoes have been i and said to the man, "fill up United States are,absolutely free of
half-soled, and the ,uppers are crack- my gas tank with water." debt. lv ---- .



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)\11'. and Mrs. Francis Stokes were the masses. People now need to be privately."

visitors in Pahokee Sunday' night. Hints for HomemakersCUSHIONED educated for leisure, as much as for The desciples had traveled throuGhthe

Personal MentionC. vocation. Every community can profit country, "And preached that
By Jane Rogers
by a study of this question in its. men should repent. And they cast
Supt. E. L. Stallings, of LaBelle,
M. local setting. out many devils; and annointed with
was a business visitor here Tuesday.Mr. r
.' E. Miner spent.yesterday in La- The book of the law was being oil many that were sick, and healed

,t .".- Belle on business. E read by Ezra the priest to the peo- them." On their return they made
M. VonMach and '
> and Mrs.
ple assembled at Jerusalem. When their report to Jesus--as we wild

/> Miss Beatrice Kettl were Saturday J the people heard the law and learned have 1 to do some day. He then sug-r
W. C. Owen spent yesterday morn
visitors in West Palm Beach.
hif 1z bested to them that all
i } how they had neglected to read they gQ
in LaBelle on business.
I God's teachings to to keep his feasts "apart into a desert place and rest
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Prewitt, L. C. they wept and sorrowed. a while" Our Sunday School picnics

f Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Redelsheimer Sturgess and F. A.,Paris were visitorsin s Then the scribe Ezra and the and our social gatherings, and espec..
were visitors in West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Sunday. it ially all gatherings in church work,
: priests said to people, "Go your
Sunday. should be similar to this
: way, eat the fat and drink the sweet, vacation of
i I Robert H. Hancock, of Winter-Haven I and send portions unto them for Jesus and his deciples. Your gatherings

Mr. and Mrs. Dan B. Allen were a former resident of Clewiston, whom nothing is prepared; for this should be joyous, friendly

1 visitors in Belle Glade Sunday after- spent Friday and Saturday here visit- day is holy unto the Lord; neitherbe : and recreational, but they should be

.. I noon. Ing friends. ye sorry, for the joy of the Lordis I such that you could invite Jesus to '
attend them.
your strength. So theLevites still-

L Mr. and Mrs. Samp. H. Brown, of Gale McFadden and Count Harvey, flooring made of ed all the people, saying, Hold your

I LaBelle were in Clews ston on busi- of Jacksonville arrived in Clewiston 1 pressed wood with an inbuilt peace, for the day is holy; neitherbe Lady: "My goodness, doesn't that

: : ness Monday. Monday to assume their duties with shock absorber that minimizes ye grieved. And all the people little boy swear terribly!"

i the U. S. Engineer office here.E. fatigue is now available for the went their way to eat, and drink, His brother: "Yes, he sure does.

Harry Peters returned to Clewiston home. It comes in blocks of various and to send portions, and to make I I He doesn't put hardly any expressionInto
I) E. spent Tuesday in La- sizes and in both dark and it at all."
Tuesday from a short visit with his Kelly mirth, because they had undertsoodthe
light shades, permitting a variety'of
went to attend a
parents in Tampa. Belle where he decorative designs. It can be words that were declared unto

I ---.-- meeting of the Hendry county boardof laid over old floors, sub.flooring or them." "It ain't sanitary," protested the
commissioners, of which he is a traveler, "to have your house built
Mrs. R. H. House, C. L. Downs and concrete. They prepared a feast and were
Fred B. Puryear spent Monday in member. happy (made mirth) and caused over the hog pen that way."
Canned fruit should always be "Well I dunno "
.. replied the na-
Miami busniess. joy to others by sending "portions"to
Mrs. W. C. Hooker Mrs. F. R. Max- opened an hour or two before it is others-all tive, "we ain't lost a hog In more
because that had
::1 ---- and Miss used and poured into a dish. It they "
well, Miss Bonciel Stone, than five years.
: i D. G. Alston rand' J. R. Alston Munroe accompanied Mrs.Z. becomes richer 'after it has been understood the law. "And they found
of the week in Frances allowed to absorb oxygen. written in,them-that the children of
spent the first part of West Palm Beach A business
; Y. Hooker Israel should dwell in booths in man left his Lincoln

., Tampa on business.J. jto I her home Monday. the feast of the seventh month," the parked in front of his office. Whenhe

I came down to drive home In the
unbap cbool feast. of the tabernacles. "That they
H. Peeples of Citrus Center, rep- Joseph Sparado, of New York City, should go forth unto the mount, and afternoon he found a runt car parked
: resentative from Glades county, was third unit of the
contractor for the fetch olive branches, and pine directly behind the Lincoln, and

';' I L \ here on business yesterday. federal dike on the south shore of EeS50nSubject branches, and myrtle branches, and said: "Huh, if I had known that

G Lake, Okeechobee, was in Clewistonon palm branches, and branches of was going to happen I would have, ;
Mr. and Mrs. Hoomes Rich, Mrs. left at home."
; business Saturday. you
thick trees to make booths. So the
j S. C. 'Davis, and Billy Wilson were : The Christain's use of people ;went forth, and brought

visitors in Ft. Myers Monday. LADIES AID SOCIETY HEARS leisure. them, and made themselves booths. I ----

Frank Keith, at present located MONTHLY REPORTSThe Golden Text: "Whether thereforeye And all the congregation of them

at Port Myakka, was in Clewiston eat or drink, or whatsoever ye that were come again out of the cap- Pure-3redGuernsey

I! transacting business Wednesday.. Ladies Aid Society of the do, do all to the Glory of ,God." 1 tivity made booths, and sat under

Community Church held its regular Cor. 10 :31. the booths." -
I Mrs. J.,S. Atkins, and her daughterMrs. monthly meeting at the Clewiston I Practical truth: Seasons of relaxa- As agent of God Moses commanded -

M. J. Martinez, of Moore Haven Inn, last Thursday, with Mrs. C. L'I tion and joy are helpful to the soul, the keeping of the numerous

were visitors here yesterday.Mrs. Downs as hostess.In I mind and body. Jewish feasts, combining physical,

I the committee reports it was Lesson text: Nehemiah. 8:10-17; social, and religious development of

W. C. Owen, Mrs.F I. Hill, announced that 14 baskets of gro- Mark 6:3032.Introduction. the Israelites. The ruling spirit of

and Mrs. H. A. Bestor, were visitors ceries were distributed to needy fam- those feasts was "Rejoice before Jehovah -
I : The Bible commends Bun
: in West Palm Beach Wednesday ilies in the vicinity of Clewiston.The your God." The same spirit
industry but provides also for leis-
next regular meeting of the should prevade all our holidays,,. ,
with its of Sabbath days
ure system ,
:, Senator Arthur Gomez, of Key society will be a social meeting and feasts and social gatherings .
and jubilees. In the Sabbath' Seven Weeks Old
West, and L. O. Gravely, of LaBelle, will be held at the home of Mrs. R. years,not only man and beast rested, From the feasts provided in the

I : spent Wednesday morning in Clewis- Y. Patterson, January 5. year but even the land must lie fallow Old Testament our lesson turns to.

I ton. Mrs. C. L. Downs will have chargeof a recreation, or vacation, in the
and volunteer growth must not I
the program,' at the next meeting. harvested. Such rest was worshipof work of Jesus and his deciples.In .
A. W. Lawrence, L. W. Warren Only eight members were presentat
God. Mark 6:7-13, Jesus called hi=I
and Evan McLeod attended a meetingof the last meeting. They were: I
deciples and sent them out to teach
the Moore Haven masonic lodge Mrs. G. B. Thomas, Mrs. W. T. The purpose of leisure, so ordained Dam is milking 80 pounds
I the people. On their return "The
. I last nght. I I Bailey, Mrs. R. Y., Patterson, Mrs. was not indolence but fellow- daily; of finest stock. Maybe
apostles gathered themselves
; '.11 I IIi D. Lamer, Mrs. I. D. Leydig, Mrs. ship in Godwardness, through re- together 1 seen at Grow building.Econoi'nic .
unto Jesus
and told him all
Charles H. Hilliard, of Jacksonville H. R. Hall, Mrs. C. L Downs, and memberance of great divine provi
Ii things, both what they had done,,
and G. B. Clinch, of Tampa, Mrs M. W. Bigg. dences, which created the people in ,
and what
; they had taught. And ho
social, political and religious under-
j transacting business Monday -
, A""f. said unto them, Come ye, your'
I ... ,, \ and Tuesday.W. STATE TO MAINTAIN LOOKOUT standing.The selves apart into a desert place and
christain's use of leisure is J. E.
I rest a while; for there were many' Beardsley
I P. Stuart, of Bradenton, repre- a theme that has grown directly out coming and going and they had no
sentative of the Gulf Refining com- of our times. The multiplication of 1
The Florida State Forest Service leisure so much as to eat. And they
peny spent several deys of this week machinery and its application to all
a desert place by ship' .
here on business. will maintain a forest and woods fire forms of labor has lessened, to a

lookout service in Sebring, accord- striking degree, the hours of work, : ----- ---

Mrs. C. E. Miner, Mrs. Evelyn Pace, ing to Fire Chief Allen Altvater and and will lessen them still more.

Miss Beatrice Kettl, and Miss Marion Never before has the civilized race c
at its meeting Tuesday night the
Leydig spent yesterday afternoon in known such leisure as it now enjoys. cr
council its consent to the
West PrIm Beach. city gave But we have come into this happy t

use of the water tank at the light condition quite unprepared to utilizeit

Mrs. C. E. Hawkins, and Mrs. J. and water plant for a station. Chief wisely. The average man or woman -

F. McFarlin, and daughter Bartow, Altvater-- said the state proposes to does not know how to use his

of Moore Haven, were shopping in erect a shelter at the top of the I or her spare time to the best advan-

, I Clewiston Wednesday. structure, enclose the ladder with a tage. The matter must be studied,
suitable guard and install a tele- and the study must begin with youth.

I'e E. L. Stewart was a business vis- phone at the top. Similar stations What man does in his leisure hours

itor In LaBelle Wednesday where he Will be maintained at Avon Park shapes his personality and moulds Paralysis

went to attend a meeting of the Hen- and Lake Placid he said, and will his character. Leisure has come toT

dry county school board. greatly aid in the curbing of woods

fires in Highlands county, filling a

1 Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sams, and W. long felt need, at no expense to the fp) e

A. Jr., of Athens, Ga., and J. E. city.-Avon Park Times.
Sams, of Lakeland spent a few days .
It's Results We usually think of the foreign and the untutoredas
I of this week on a duck hunt.
the hoardersthe facts show that today it is the

:\ 'k 1) Mrs. R. H. House, of Sarasota, Carillon Concerts That Count! American born, cnlizflite/ied citizen, with money, who

: spent a few days of this week hereas is creating our economic paraljsls by hoarding.Fear .
December 15
the geust of her sister, Mrs. C. L. Begin Folks who read the Indepen-

Downs.Mr. .--- dent soon form the habit of has caused people to withdraw over one and .

The first recital of the 1932-33 reading the Want Ads. Be- one-quarter billions of dollars from; circulation. This

i and Mrs. W. C. Hooker and season of the sanctuary bells at cause they invariably find represents one.fourth of tnn nation's gold reserve. This
Mrs. Z. B. Hooker, of West Palm Mountain Lake will be given Thurs- some item, some bargain or hoarding has destroyed over ten billions of potential l

I'' Beach were called to Arcadia Tues- day, December 15, at 3 o'clock p. m. business opportunity or pre-
i credits needed for fi'ipiu'jg business and niaf tain lug
day on account of the death of Mr. From then on recitals will be given ferred service that fits in pre-
employment Continue: 1"11 .riling will undermine the
Hooker's father, W. H. Hooker. each week on Sunday and Thursdayat cisely with one of their needs. ,.
" I fundamental flambHc.nr; 01 JUT busiaess institutions.
3 p. m. and on Tuesday and Satur- -
i Among out of town people here day at noon The concerts will last Your Market PlaceThe t If you have money not .in circulation deposit it in the

Tuesday to attend the American Legion three-quarters of an hour. bank in jour couiinunitj-in. Postal;, Savings---buy Gov-

I'' dance were, Mr.and, Mrs. Luke Special recitals will be given on Want Ad section of The ernment lionr or spend it for permanent goods, in

' : Frazier, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Elliott, each of the following dates: Independent is St. Peters- other words, uso it in some constructive way rather

\\ and John V. Formey, of Canal Point. burg's real market place- than have it a-ot in a tin toy or nuder a mattress to tho
Christmas Eve: December 24, at
); 'I\ 12 midnight.New where everyone gathers with ultimate damage or possible destrutcion of our com

.' Leonard S. Ames, of New York, Year's Eve, December 31, at something to buy, sell or ex- munity and business ,organizations. This association

who has recently been assistant man- 12 midnight. I change. That's why Indepen- does not hoard its money, but keeps it working for the
I ager of the Deal Club organized by dent Want Ads are naturally
Easter morning, sunrise service, upbuilding of the community by lending it on fir t-mort-
P. Hal Sims, arrived in Clewiston result getters.
< April 16.Other gage securitj-on someone's home.
Wednesday for a few days visit with

I friends before going to Miami. special recitals are scheduled Minimum charge, five lines

: '-, for noon, January 19, Robert E. (about 30 words) $1.05 for

: !4i:: Mrs. Lloyd E. Sporraw and daughter Lee's birthday; January 25, Febru- 3 days and only $1.80 a week o

I l' Anne, returned to Clewiston ary 12, Lincoln's birthday; February ((6 days) in two editions daily

Tuesday for a short visit with rela- 22, Washington's birthday; March 22 -'

tives in Tampa. They were accompanied April 14 and April 16, Easter Sun- TheEVeD1IIgIedependeefi CLEW1fSTON

i by Mr. Sparrow's mother, Mrs. day.

I'1\', E. H. Sparrow, of Tampa., HOME BUII.4PINGASSOCI.ATION'

\1\' QqcoaTribune says: "If everthe
\ Maj., Beverly C. Dunn, and Lt. M. ";'{as'a time that home peoplein "The Sunshine Newspaper"

; \' H. Hemenway, of the Jacksonville Florida should patronize home

'I office of the U. S. Engineer, were in merchants, it is now." That shouldbe Independent Want Ads cover

\ Clewiston Tuesday and Wednesday amended to read "home people St. Petersburg and Pinella

I on an inspection trip of the federal should patronize home merchantswho county "Like the Sunshine."

dike project being constructed in this patronize home people"-Starke 'Vf T t.; +z ugso +rrnre -

,I l vicinity.,. Telegraph. .4 .,...rJI1'" _



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-- educational value to the state is the< gation channel in the Caloosahatchee---

'STOPS SALE valuable preservation fossils and which classification have been of Fort rIver Thompson between Beautiful, $400OOJO.Island and T' AN ULTIMATE CONSUMER-l J I

found in various sections. A great Begin about October 1, 1933, under -

STATE LANDS FOR deal has been published about the continuing contract, the con- _, ,

important finds of mastodon and struction of 25 miles of levee along 'it ""7 it. ..- :a. ......,' 1- P -" -J' .,. K"J' .
; 4
other remains in Florida. The Geological the north.shore of Lake Okeechobee, ...;.?'" .ttl,,.. .$ 'f ..:-i. .lt."Q 'l'"f'F.-f'", 'f illi 11'!;)" \ 1 "
TAXES! ; Ft : ; : -(!7 -
M :
.. + .
DELINQUENT department has a mounted spec- 200000. ..1.f4" < ;: '" g : : -' < .
('> m :
; 1< f.4f
E ; 'I'tt : ..
imen of the mastodon and many jawbones Begin about October 1, 1933, un- li : : j.j; ; ')f.f '; N"DI;,ir."),'OJ"{ .. '. J. /,,/$.<0 :Jl: 'f. !M:1J": ....-"

Tallahassee, Dec. 5-Because he some of them the most val- der continuing contract the con- ''1'.11'k;iJ .; ; '(l: l.N Jt1d'f.1' ,:<.,..' '(.J" ,J m
which uable in the entire nation. Speci- struction of two hurricane gate !1.14 1: : 1 i .: !. .w.: .A- ;. :-9; "
considers the law unjust ; .
mens of the early Florida three-toed< structures at West Palm Beach canal : ><;:I ,
for trustees of the ;:; f jt- ? ,. ,' : 1 b M
it possible 'l
makes horse are being assembled into an and Taylor's creek, $100,000. i.% "Af'li 'eo,<.. .,;.-: .. ,.j ; 'i -t ..:t.4 f-' ...,..:
fund to takeover : 5 '
internal improvement .. : ., '' 1, ; :
: t'2: v 0/ '. -><
collection the depart- Maintenance work includes :p. ;{ "
imposing by dredg- "" T'
'<;r.'" W f. ><" '
and sell property on which state < ,' i I'J', .
ment Fossil shells, bones of many: ing with the U. S. dredge SarasotaIn rtP r t v. ; z. ; ," i. m'l'
and county taxes are delinquent, I> :$ it:; u f <
I J' .r. :t.i s ; :'. iR > F ;
Nathan Mayo, commissioner of agri- extinct animals and other valuable the Caloosahatchee. channel be- 1f4q: :f ;! y <> : $ } .. 1. '
collections have been preserved for: low Fort Myers, three and a half : m> f" >: .. ,1:!(' :.
culture, has temporarily halted themachinery _, j.>, ... ii .i. tLi J' 1. kl- ; "
-3' : }< >
set up for this purpose. posterity and classified so that they: months, September to December, I.,).;. J.:7: : $<<" j ,; 'i<. .
are available to students and others. 1933, $28,000.POSTMASTER. ; '

By refusing the property to sign to purchasers deeds conveying ,- This work has been an important i.' i 1'1. ; J t{ i -

contribution to the knowledge of SAYS MAIL < : >> /o. u.'mj

to Mayo the has attorney caused general the board the question to refer Florida's past and present. PARCELS SOON FOR XMAS fclrI; f. r ; ) "Z 0) f; :' i; ,\,:' 1

. Herman Gunter is the state geo- ""'trt tPN; '_ Ii: ..; .. 1 $lw <;'<' rwJ, wttt
of validity of transfer of such pro- a.--' '" :!: rtv. '< wi ':'Mt
logist. There are two assistant geo- (Continued from page 1) mtttu> ; A .
perty without Mayo's signature. @lJ' k.k.. :p. :" >t t :: ,ur.f !: .. *..", ':{.::. ,
logists, a museum and a laboratory "Such articles as golf sticks, tennis ;; .... ( ;&' -
The agriculture commissioner ex- :. .'.-/ $>i.A': "J; Ii! l ,. ,h '...A1. "". .r: "J, :."'.. ..
assistant and a secretary. The department racquets, and the like should be reinforced r"' .{ # ? .; J. ; : ::': / } : : : ;
r "
the hope that the 1933 leg- .I .
pressed has an appropriation of the full length of the pack t,. : Y<,..., .. !" .l\.. ; "iF" ..}' ,:
islature would repeal the law under I "< flilI. .1I" ; ;.... ,. ., '' ..t, .' '///, '#.ff 7.<..<
: : /
the .'
$20,160 a year. It is housed in age. fp; x :.j ./ :VH "fW. >%
which these delinquent tax sales are Martin "Perishable articles should be/ so ,. '. .' ,,"' .. x Jtt". / i. : .x
south wing of the building I \ Q. '<-4t- .+ ,, k'i:
the state eventu- ": f
held and whereby ",: .
to of to on the ground floor. marked to get the proper handling. .. .1. i %? /, >" '.,",7 '. ; p ;: (; "$.11 ..,:#' .. ' land dispose j-
the 'd
ally gets I II to spoil before it : I>,. '' '''' <:'tiW' f<<:'*$. < l:,:) : .y.<
Anything likely ;. ; .f.k ...
I ""'
some purchaser who pays the back ':.:' ... S ", "'' .+" "'"''' ,,.{ ,' '. .... '. K" <<;.rJ. "'':/' ,': '"

taxes and any expenses incurred dur- RECOMMENDS KELLY FOR POST reaches of destination time is not in acceptable a reasonable for ::;>:,....:... \. ;;;:: #' fr'? % k ;. 'I w'lIj. <: :,t > /.!
ing the state's ownership. OX STATE HIGHWAY HOARD mailing. :;'i:;.;;/ :.. ar4ry i i t---. ..;:j%/i : ,it ;:;: 2::" ; ?:w g't, ijJr.J: ; f;'jJfY. ;?:

Mayo held up issuance of $20,000- :. f/' '.. ; \
"Address all packages on one side : ., $; iWi? J-Wf;:4Wli : ,: 'i" : : : : ;fbJjIl

000 Everglades district drainagebond's (Continued from page 1) only and write the addresses plainly. P <<

proposed by former governor address should be on all } :;/
return /itfl
The ? : :
John W. Martin, by refusing to sign member of the Board of County Commissioners < "

the bonds. of Hendry County for the parcels. I

.. ,, y f m ...,.,,( "{ .:':' 4'Y"i: = '
two years proceeding, rendering to ::"';/ f.: <;: ; z.:: :"$ : 'Z.k .. ;: ,, :1
this county efficient and honorable HAM CLUB PLAXS TO UNITE :' :" XEGRO SCHOOL PROGRAM WITH: LITTLE THEATRE jN : jfj ; : -' > j ; :
service laving familiarized in this capacity himself, and with as such the .;.:. :" ,'>'::1fJ; : ....;:t,.",.,-2 1. ., "J< U', ii .... .:.<... ) .'vfd;; ;,< ..f;..:#," ffff

Children of the Clewiston negro work carried on by the Highway Department (Continued from page 1) !t41fj 4\ \ I iyh' ii
ization. The report will be given .l Q. >> k. .. ...
; ;- w > .z n
school in Harlem are preparing fora ; andWHEREAS < : fi$:'" It"f.'< }. ,: 1f r''r
the Christmas holidays.The %.. ...:.r-: a. :':" } {fJ' ;'p g ;t :
special program to mark the closeof in the judgment of after :.gf {'J .WtW''l; P'iIl'
held at the homeof Q- : m t r.tt
their school for the Christmas the members of this board Mr. Kelly meeting was ...i J&W!. tv>'I"\6" Il, JJ'$f : 1"J; t .... >""",, ,{ilt1<'1
Miss Marion Leydig, vice presi- .J6o; < ,. ,;; .
holida 's. The program will be givenin would make a splendid member of :: :, .. ?< .j. /f6.J :: .1' ;: ,!"" << ;< .f}<.

the colored Baptist church in Har- the State Highway Board; and dent of the Ham club, with the ;;(..%{ ..,t7.BWi'ZW4"j; { '( p {.t *.; r ff1 71'JTr f. f 7."f. .;:"'.. .,.:-

lem Thursday night.A WHEREAS, this county nor this following present: Mrs. Norman A. zJ -4 J : j
section of the 'little church will Nielsen, John K. Mowry, Harry :
section, has ever received recognitionon .
be set aside for white friends of the the personnel of this state board: ters, Miss Eunice Meredith, Milton .. "k'' .' 1IIf o:"' J
i _
E. B. Butler
school to whom a special invitationIs NOW THEREFORE, motionof Dean, Smiley Browning, Mf

extended, the teacher of the school chairman Fred L. Dunaway upon secon- Miss ''Frances Munroe, Miss Roberta
said. George, Gratton George, Miss Bon- This baby In a drought stricken section of West Virginia was one of the
ded by Commissioner Ray C. Hull,, ceil Stone, Miss Evelyn Hare, Miss ultimate consumers of the foodstuffs given by the American Red Cross In the I

THE STATE TAX: DOLLAR this board recommends to the Gover Mae Lily Stone. Miss Laura Matteson, past. year. More than 2,750,000 persons were fed by the organization.CAN'T .
nor-elect the appointment of Mr. E. '
John Mallard, Mr. and Mrs. M. P.
E. Kelly, as a member of the State
Peterson, Mrs. Evelyn Pace,
(Continued from page 1) Road Board from this district and
Betty Spicer, Miss Ulla Jacobsen, COMPROMISE trarily wiping out delinquents' lia-
and, zircon were extracted from Flor- the Clerk is instructed to forward a '
Miss Marcia Avant, Thomas Jones, bility.
ida coastal sands. The Geographical of this resolution to His Excellency -
copy "
Edwin Ward, Van Bush, Miss Mary 'Where a statute which providesfor
department has located several important the Honorable David Sholtz
Louise Oglesby, A. W. Sias, Miss DELINQUENT TAXESDECISION the collection of a particular tax
deposits of white burning at Daytona Beach, Florida under the
Louise Waldron, Merrell Lowe, and is valid and taxes from some have
clays and through experiments with seal of this board, signed by its
Miss Marion Leydig. been collected under it, the legisla-
many types of Florida clays' is de- chairman and attested by its clerk. HANDED DOWN BY ture is without power to unconstitu-

veloping data for the development of .
tionally discriminate against and de-
new uses that undoubtedly will increase SCHOOL BOARD TO REDUCE
ny the equal protection of the lawsto
thevalue of the clay indust- Refund Promised BONDS $12,000 AT EARLY DATE PAY LOW RATEOf the class of taxpayers, who have

ries in the state, already in a prof-
already paid such tax while the stata
itable commercial state. importance to all taxpayers in .
Candidates Soon d
(Continued from page 1)) ute was in force by arbitrarily re- ,'\ --
is decision of the
the state a supreme
Example of Practical Service issue checks to all school, employeesfor mitting or wiping out by repeal of
court relating to delinquent taxes.
An example of .the practical ser- two months salaries. The board the statute or otherwise the liabilityof
Candidates in the primaries
party The decision was handed ,down in
vice of this is in received $15,000 from those who
department connec- approximately have by their delin-
in June will receive refund of
a ap- September in a Dade county case and
tion with the establishment of a big the Consolidated tax payment, a partof quency, evaded or postponed payment -
proximately half of the filing
one was recently brought to light by the
cement plant at Tampa. The Geo- which went to retire school bonds.It for the time being.:
ees paid to qualify for the elections.Due city attorney of Tampa. Concerningthe I.
graphical department assisted in locating was announced by Supt. E. L. Stal- Flattens Delinquents' Hopes
to the unusually large numberof matter, the Tampa Tribune says:
suitable deposits of limestoneand office seekers paying the three lings that the board will soon retire "The plain language of the opinion,
per deciding
clay for the cement plant. In- $12,000 of school bonds. "The Florida supreme court, in McMullen 'said, not only flattens the
filing fee, a surplus of approximately
cidentally all of the materials for Arthur Gomez, state Senator from a Dade county tax appeal case hopes of the group of delinquent tax-
$700 was left in the county funds
the manufacture of cement at this after all election had been this district, was present at the meet- last September, blocked the legisla- payers, who have been persuaded by

Florida plant are obtained in the paid. The refund expenses will be made on apro ing' and said he would sponsor a ture from authorizing cities or delinquent coun- organizers that legislation can be

state with the exception of gypsum rata basis, it was voted by the local bill at the next legislature to ties_ to accept compromises McMullen on passed authorizing compromises, but

and plans are under way to investigate board of county commissioners.A pay a salary of $25 per month to taxes, City Attorney assures' property owners, who have

gypsum deposits in Sumter roll call vote was taken which school board members. Heretofore, announced. paid their taxes;; that their rights

county which may result in the ob- showed the following result: In favorof the members have served without "The court held that where one will be protected against legislative

taining of suitable material to make compensation_ other than per diem property owner has paid taxes at the discrimination.
making refund, Kelly, Crews, and
cement a 100 per cent Florida pro- Hull; Against refund, Dunaway and and mileage. full rate, city and county govern- 'These sporadic groups of delin-

duct. Stewart. Among recent improvements made ments are automatically prohibitedfrom quent taxpayers, many of whom have

Since water has always been so Bonds for a number of county to school property reported at the permitting other property own- been openly advocating 'tax strikes,"'

abundant in Florida, the average officers meeting was the construction of con- ers to settle at a lower rate. have never had the slightest' chanceof
were approved by the board
resident might think that this pre- ruesday. A special meeting will beheld crete walks on the grounds of both "The .decision was handed down getting compromises,' Mr McMul-

sents no serious problem. In early later in the month to complete the LaBelle elementary school and Sept. 17 and its purport, accordingto len' stated. 'It was merely a questionof

years it did not but recently infilt- the county business before the new the LaBelle high school, and a thoro McMullen, has been overlooked by time until the supreme court step-

ration of salt water has occasionedno members of the board take 'office cleaning of the Clewiston high school various organizations of delinquent ped in to protect the other taxpayers -

little trouble. and study by tech- the first of the; year. The new members grounds. The sidewalks around the taxpayers whose organizers have been who have dug down into their .

nical experts is needed. The Geo- will be, DaveAlston, Clewiston, LaBelle schools were constructed by promising their members to go be- pockets to pay their bills.' '

logical department Is making a complete B. F. Magill, LaBelle, and Alto Hires, labor furnished by the unemploymentrelief fore the next legislature and get "The city attorney is using the supreme \

Investigation of this subjectIn \Pt. Denaud. Chairman Fred L. Dun- council, and the material was bills passed permitting settlement of court opinion in answering
several localities and is extend- away and Commissioner Ray C. Hull furnished by the.school board. back taxes anywhere from 10 to 50 letters from taxpayers regarding fur-

ing the study to other areas. It are retained on the board for the The personnel of the school board cents on the dollar. ther delays in settling their delin-

has been found that unnecessarilydeep coming term.CROWN for! the next term will remain as at Text; of Derision quent taxes."

wells, striking salt water en- present with the exception of C. E. The text of the decision, all jus-

danger thesupply of good water for AXXOUXCES DIKE Miner, of Clewiston, who will take tices concurring, follow: "To settle a wager between A andB

municipal and other purposes. Aban- PLAXS FOR COMING YEAR the place of Dave G. Alston who was 'Where' the statute providing for ," asks a correspondent, "which is

doned oil wells drilled In many sec- recently elected as county commis- the collection of a tax is valid and bath night In a five-day week::?"

tions of the state tapping salt water (Continued from page 1) sioner from his district. Other mem- taxes are collected from some, the

present even greater danger. This way at Moore Haven, $96,800. bers of theboard are to be, Drew legislature cannot descriminate Mail your Christmas packages ear-

work at present is being centered in Complete by November 1, 1933, Hampton, of LaBelle andA.. G. Carr, against paying taxpayers by arbi- ly to be sure they are delivered.
the Sarasota, Petersburg Orlando
of Felda.
work under
continuing contract for -1_
and Sanford areas. The Geographical After the meeting the members of
the construction of 12 miles of levee .
department is working on the and navigation channel between Ba- the board were entertained at dinner

problem of sealing off certain deep com Point and Miami canal, $435- by the home economics class of the
wells to protect others. Paradoxically LaBelle school.

water'is: also a problem In 920.Com NOTICEWE
lete by June 30, 1934, work
the Everglades where water is abun-
under continuing contract for the
dant. Surface water there is dis- NOTICE
construction of 15 miles of levee and
colored and has a taste and odor
navigation channel between station
and experiments are to be conducted Notice is hereby given that no
363-00 of division 1 and station
to determine the extent of pure 564-00 of division 2, $824,000. order or bill will be chargeable to HAVE GOOD LAND FOR RENT
water supply from deeper wells. the estate of G. J., L. Smith unless )
Complete by April 30, 1934 work
Water same shall be signed by J. S. Cottrellas c tj
Supply of Great ImportanceThe under continuing contract for the FOR FALL AND WINTER CROPS
executor of the estate.J. .
linanoial benefit of this divi- construction of 14 miles of levee
sion of the work of the state geological and navigation channel between Ba-
Executor, estate of G. J.:L. Smith.
department Is difficult to de-. om Point and St.. Lucie canal, $887-.

termine because water Is not a com- 600.

mercial product. The value to a Begin about October 1, 1933, under XOTICE Trespassers Will' Prosecuted..

municipality of abundant pure wateris continuing contract the dredging

enormous and the work is of of 20 miles of floodway and naviga- The annual meeting of the stock-

great importance. tion channel in Caloosahatchee river lolders'of the First Bank of Clew-

Other investigations conducted by between' Moore Haven and Fort ston will be held in the office of .

the Geographical department deals Thompson $318,400. the Bank at Clewiston, Hendry coun- The Clewiston Co.PAGE

with soils, geography and vegeta- Begin about December 1, 1933, under ty, Florida, on January 5th, 1933, .

-tion.An continuing contract, the dredging at seven o'clock p. m.

incidental service but of great of 41 miles of floodway and navi Elbert L. Stewart, Cashier.