The Clewiston news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028415/00403
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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 30, 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
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000366793
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System ID: UF00028415:00403
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Preceded by: Clewiston progress

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: : ON DIKE PROJECT am making the following statement ]' while revenues were diminishing. ing the past four years while the LENGTHENS SEASON

not as one seeking but retir- 1'I First problem was"to close the gap Federal Government has gone $3-

k ing from office. It is simply are-I, between receipts and expenditureswhich 000,000,000 in the hole, while other

port to the people as stock holdersin I were pointing, to a bankrupt States have been unable to meet ROTATE BEANS WITH BEANSIS
j' CANAL COMPANY their government of the Administration -i State unable to meet its obligation.The their obligations-some having a FARMERS PLAN TO BEAT
MACHINE ON LOCATIONAT I I the State's affairs during : following issues were presented deficit
of as high as $20,000,000, Flor- MARKET CHANGES
the past four years. It will pro- : ida hit harder than any other State
i' ..--- bably correct much of misinformation : 1. Balance the budget and preserve with her four mr:ior disasters, has

The new year will see ten large and lead the people to a greater the financial integrity of the balanced her current budget, paid Beans lead in acreage of crops
of their State and State. now planted in the section of tho
; drag line machines at work constructing appreciation her current obligations, retired a
t the Federal levee about their government. It will certainly' 2. Common Schools. The com- large part of boom day debt inherited Everglades between Clewiston and

: the south shore of Lake Okeechobee. furnish the necessary place of be- mon schools in 80 percent ,of the from the past; is sending the Miami Canal, a survey of this

r One other machine, larger than any ginning for future reforms which counties were confronted with a max- back to the counties for the com- territory showed this week. There

of those now working under con- should be approached with the utmost imum of three months term. Many mon schools, $4,000,000 per year f are now planted 665 acres of beansin '

struction, and three moving to the caution lest we be as unwisein would not be able to open at all. in new moneys (the equivalent ofa this section.

site of the third unit awarded for days of adversity as we were in 3. Bonded "Obligations. Bonds ten mill levy) ; is sending back In the same section there is grow-

: (C contract. the height of prosperity.The issued in boom?days were beginningto i for local tax relief and the retire- ing 100 acres of peas, 185 acres of

r Five' machines are at work near Problems, the Remedy and the mature' in the majority of the ment of road and bridge bonded cabbage, 165 acres of tomatoes, some

'Pahokee' on the Pahokee-Miami Result counties without the hope of revenueto indebtedness $6,000,000 per year of which were being picked Wednes-

t, Locks section; under contract to the Our report must consider first meet them. (the equivalent of a fifteen mill day, 50 acres in green corn, 15 acres

Canal Construction company; five the problems presented, the remedies 4. General Property Tax. The levy) which program is saving manyof in broccoli, 5 acres' of celery, 8 acres

machines on the Clewiston-Moore I applied and the results, obtained. General Property Tax had already the distressed counties from of lima beans, 30 acres in egg plants

Haven section under contract to the Four major disasters have hit reached the breaking point and was bankruptcy; has cut the State mill- and peppers, and about GO acres-in

i'I:, I ;i\ McWilliams Contsruction, company, our State-the boom and its collapse fast becoming unproductive becauseof age from 14 1-2 to which it was miscellaneous root crops, aside from

and two machines, the Culebra and two hurricanes, the fruit fly its excessive burden. Revenues forced by boom day expansion and scattering acreage of small garden

w the Niagara, moving across the lake pest and the world wide depression. from other sources were likewise the collapse which followed downto tracts not included in the survey

to the site of the Sparado contract These left difficulties equal to thoseof shrinking. As an illustration the 4 7-8 mills (3 7-8 for State purposes made.

between, Lakeport and Moore Haven. the Reconstruction Days. Our Corporation Tax which once paid 1 back to the counties for The figures given above include

Plans of! the U. S. Army engineerscall boasted surplus in the State Treas- $1,400,000 per year produced las'tyear the common schools) the lowest in only crops already planted and do

for the completion of the 18 ury long before this administrationhad only $65,000. The amount of twenty-eight years-a reduction of not make allowance, for the fields

mile section between Diston Island turned into an (embarrassingdeficit. property going back to the State 2-3. In the meantime our property now being prepared for planting.

drainage district pump number one Burdens were increasing for non-payment of taxes was cer- (Continued on page 3) Fifty acres in beans and a like

and Fisheating Creek, and dredging tain to make the amount of taxes acreage of peas are planted in section -

i 44,000 linear feet of auxiliary on the remaining property confis- 19 by Joe Friedheim, of Belle

i flood way between the lake and the LAWRENCE MADE catory.: The equalization of the tax MRS.J.G.ALLHANDSDIES Glade. In the same section there
burden the collection laws in beans planted by
creek at a total cost of $572,000, with are 70 acres
: by July 31, 1934. MASONIC MASTER more simple and certain was in- IN PEORIAFriends the Worthing brothers also of Belle
evitable. Glade, and a 20 acre tract of cabbage -
The announced few
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I weeks ago by Maj. Gen. Lytle Brown 5. Flood Control in the Ever planted by Andy Wieland, of

I call for the construction of four Arthur W. Lawrence, Clewiston glades. The flood disaster which of Mrs. J. G. Allhand' Olewiston. Edgar Newton and C. J.

hurricane flood gates by November postmaster, and E. B. Butler, Clewis- claimed three thousand lives and were shocked yesterday to learn o Callen, are also planters of a part of

I ,I 1933. These will be situated at ton police chief, were installed as destroyed much property, called for her death, which occurred at her this section.In .

Moore Haven, Clewiston, the Miami Worshipful Master and Senior Deacon millions to protect property and, at home in Peoria, Illinois. Only mea- sections 23 and 24, near the

I Canal and the Hillsboro Canal. The of the Moore Haven Masonic the same time the lives of people. ger information was received saying Hendry-Palm Beach county line F. J,

total cost of these flood gates has lodge last night at a joint installa- 6. The Fruit Fly Pest threatened that she had died Wednesday night. Toykiedo, Japanese farmer, and L.

been tentatively set at $400,000.By tion of the Masonic lodge and the our major industry and occas- She will be buried in Peoria Satur- H. Jchnson and T. J. Geiger are
November, 1933, it is also plan- Order of the Eastern Star of that ioned the immediate failure of more day.Mrs. heavy planters.W. .

(Continued on page- 4) city.Others banks than any other influence. Allhands moved to Clewistonin C. Hooker and a number of
installed were: R. L. Sax- These are some of the problems September 1925 where her hus- planters farming on a smaller scale

on, Senior Warden, R. H. Boe, Junior made more difficult by -the temper band was connected with the Clew- have planted in section 14.

Warden, Walter L. Bellamy, Junior of the times. iston Building Material Company. In sections 20 and 29. Rawls bro
; ,1 Deacon, and S. C. Stalls, Chaplin. The Answer While she resided here, Mrs. All- thers, of Belle Glade, C. O. Patrick,

: The installation ceremony, which: What has been the answer? Dur- hands took an active part in the .(Continued on page 4)
[ DREDGING PLANS was held at the Masonic hall immediately social and civic life of Clewiston. She
following the installation of
was one ofl!, the founders of the Clew-
the officers of the Easter Star lodge, iston Social club and served
I ARE EXPLAINEDMARCH was conducted by Judge R. C. Vor- 48 president of the club for a numberof

hees, retiring Master of the Moore years. Mr. and :Mrs. Allhands

Haven lodge. AS ENTRIES FOR moved from here to Ft. Myers, and FLOOD
After the joint installation, refreshments back to their native home in Peoria

1933 SCHEDULED TO SEE were served by a committee last year. She has a host of friends

DREDGING WORK BEGIN from the Eastern Stars. here who her
FROM LAKE TO GULF There being no Masonic, lodge in Besides her husband, she is sur-
Clewiston, most of the members of Charlie
vived by a brother, Cressy,
that order here attend the Moore Haven -
Dredging of the Caloosahatcheeriver of Peoria. CARLTON SERVES LIST TDiE
will begin in March, accordingto IN MERCHANTS'TOURNAMENT AS CHAIRMAN, THIS
a report made to the Southern WEEKF.

Boatman by Maj. Beverly C. Dunn, 543 Telephones Calls' William McLead KilledIn

district engineer of the U. S.
Auto Crash Sunday Deane Duff, of Clewiston, Bras,
Average Daily NumberAn
'I department."The I Forty-eight golfers in Clewistonand elected vice-chairman of the Okee-
Caloosahatchee river sectionof surrounding cities were divided ----.-
chobee flood control board Tuesdayat
( the dike project in the Lake into two groups, the reds and the
average of 543 local telephonecalls William McLead, 48, an employee the board's meeting in West Palm
Okeechobee Navigation and Flood blues, this week, and paired for the
are made here of McWilliams Construction com- Beach. Mr. Duff, one of the original
daily, accordingto
control project) has been delayed, singles matches in Clewiston's first
a check recently made by the pany here, was instantly killed Sun- members of the board was appointedas
the report says, "due to the large annual Merchant's tournament.
Clewiston Telephone day evening when the car in which a member by Governor Calrton
company over a
amount of work required in relocat- The first round of the tournamentwill
three day period. he riding smashed into the roil when the flood control district was
ing the channel and the right of ways be played here Sunday, when 24
The hourly tabulation shows the of a bridge on the outskirts of Pa- formed.A .
involved. two somes will tee off.
II busiest time to be between eight and hokee. A part of the guide rail of vacancy on the board occurred
",. "All dredging has been completed I The losing side is to give a golf
;4 nine o'clock in the morning, when the bridge pierced his body, and, his with the resignation of Howard Selby
on the St. Lucie Canal from Stuart banquet to the winners. Clewiston
I, most of the// grocery orders are being skull was fractui-. who moved from West Palm Bench
j t., l on the east coast to Lake Okeecho- merchants have donated individual vice-
I ,telephoned in for the day, and officesare Ed Carpenter, driver of the car, to New Yolk. Mr. Selby was
bee, and full project width and prizes to be given to the high scoreron
mapping out their business for was absolved of all blame at a cor- chairman of, the board. The governor
depth are now available on this sec- each side. -
the day. Another peak is shown to er's'inquest.So is ex-efficio chairman.
tion of the waterway. The dredgingon The groupings were made, Lloyd
be between one and two in the,after far as- his friends in Florida Jake Boyd, Palm Beach county en-
the navigation channel along the Sparrow, local pro., said to give f
noon; and a third peak appears be- could learn, McLeod had no relativesHe gineer was appointed as' a
eouth shore of Lake Okeechobee is equal strength to the reds and blues;
tween four and five o'clock in the had come to Florida from Wyoming the board.
now being prosecuted under con- there is no handicap rating but each the last
i afternoon.A several years ago, and was The meeting Tuesday was
tract. player will be matched against one
1 decided valley is shown in a employed by the Diston Island drain- at which Governor Carlton will pre-
"It is the plan of this office ta begin of equal playing ability.
I .j chart of the calls during the noon age district for a number of years. side, as the new governor, Dave
the dredging of the Caloosa- During the past few weeks the
hour and between seven and eightin His original home was in Scotland. Sholtz, will automatically become
hatchee section about March 1933. Clewiston Golf Course has been improved -
the evening. Attempt of his friends here to chairman of the board and will pre-
I It is expected that the work now in and by Saturday, the pro. Ernest
locate! any of his relatives being, futile side at the next meting.
progress and soon to be undertaken:: said, it will be in tip-top condition.The board withthe
also will leave
the body was buried Tuesdayin Amos
will Insure an uninterrupted navi- first part of the week has been
Commissioners State
MeetThe his term as
to the Ortona cemetery, near Moore expiration of
gation channel from the Atlantic to in the fair-
spent mowing greensand Haven. Comptroller, and J. M. Lee will suc-
i the gulf about four oil five feet. The ways, and in thinning out the roughs. ceed to this position. The State

:, -, full project depth will not be avail- board of county commissionersof : Before the tournament starts Sundaythe Treasurer, W. V. Knott: and Com-

I ,. "' Hendry county will meet in La- fringes and greens will be mowed Sparrow Sets Course missioner of Agriculture, Nathan
REGULAR,MEETING OF S. S. S. Belle Monday to terminate all bu- again to make the course in its best Mayo, also members of the boird

CLUB HELDV.E."DNESDAY siness 'scheduled to come before the condition for the opening round of ,Record This WeekLloyd were present at Tuesday's meeting.

present board. Three members of the tournament: confronted with
The board was
: ,' The S. S. S. Club held its regular the board will retire after'this meet- As announced last week, the first requests for culverts under the

,>.: ., bi-weekly meeting at the home of ing. Dave Alston, of Clewiston, B. 1 round of 18 holes, will be played in E. Sparrow, Clewiston golf many dikes now being erected on Lake

'tS Miss Vesta Allen Wednesday night F. Magill of LaBelle, and'Alto Hires, singles matches; the second, which pro, who early in October established Okeechobee, but ,withheld action
fi, Final plans were made for a progressive of Denaud will assume offices the will be played the following Sunday, a course record of 36 for the looking to change in the original

; ,lIT dinner to be held Tuesday following day when the board meets will be played as two-ball foursomes; local course hung up a new record : culvert plans.Contract .

night, and plans were discussed fora for organization. E. E. Kelly, of the next Sunday's rounds will be here Wednesday when: he played the to audit the books for

slumber party, although no defin- Clewiston, Selden L. Stewart, of La- played as freak three-somes, and tho course in 35.Sparrow's three years was given Pentland and
ite date was set. Belle, and Solon B. Crews, of Denaudare fourth round, to be played, January, diem
record was Miami
.. new course Keller of on a per
I :,,' After several hands of bridge were the members of the present board 22, will be as ordinary foursomes.The made much after the fashion of his 1 I basis.

played delicious refreshments were retiring from office. Pairings par making round when he turned in I The district has contributed $296-

Fy; served by the hostess, assisted by Chairman Fred L. Dunaway, of Rods Bines a card of 36 by parring every holy p 000 town -1 its share of the cost of
,,", her mother, Mrs. C. M. Allen. Felda, and. Ray C. Hull, of LaBelle I
T B Shelley F D DuffC In his play Wednesday withMr. a/ the Lrke Okeechobee and Caloosa-
Those present were Miss Louise were each re-elected for: another J Lovvorn J J Harrington, Mrs. C. A. Jackson and E. E. Kelly, hatchee river flood 'control and nav-

Waldron, Miss Jewel Lowe, Miss :I II term. Jack Barrett T. M. DeckmanE Sparrow made an even par on eightof igation project, Ben Herr told the

; Roberta George, Miss Betty Spicer, E Kelly B P ShelleyH the holes on the nine hole course board. The year will be closed with
I Miss Eunice Meredith, :Miss:: Frances W. S. Cowart spent the Christmas R Hall E R FontaineL and sunk a birdie four on the 455 all current indebtedness paid except

i Tippey, Miss Evelyn Hare and the holidays with relatives and friendsat C Sturgess W C Owen Par five seventh, for a total score of $50,000 which is due the federal

"',",:", ; hostess, Miss Vesta Allen. his home in DeLand. (Continued on'page' 4), 35, one under par for the course. government

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lar ones In 1933. PRICE ISN'T EVERYTHING

Aews Tbs 1933 shows a of
Qlewiston year year I U
promise to us In the Everglades especially. When so many people go "pricerazy"

Friday In Clewlston, More than 650 acres in
Published every RUSSELL KAY
CLASSIFY what is the .man who has .
CLEWISTON NEWS beans between Clew- f '
the planted
Florida by are now Fll
something to sell going to do? He .;
Miami Canal to
Inc. iston and the say
cannot compete with cut-throat pri-, -r-
nothing of the acreage planted from
Enters us second class matter that point around the lake. I read a story the other day abouta to provide similar aid for others. ces. He cannot give his merchandiseaway
and expect to stay in business.
February 1, 1927, at the Post Office poor darn fool who got the crazy And the old man was successful,
The mill of the United States Su-
The old adage, "No man ever went
at Olewiston, Florida, under the :Act far corporation, here in Clewiston is idea that he could get somewherein his business prospered in spite of "
broke taking a legitimate profit
the world helpin' other folks the fact that he often it
of March 3 1897.A neglected
operating In full blast; hundreds of still holds true.
solve their problems. He was a to attend to the problems of others.
men are at work in the fields and
When a buyer wants a certain article -
newspaper devoted to the best mill. queer old codger, didn't have any It seemed the more he gave, the
these days, he should look beyond -
interests or Hendry County, Florida. of the usual earmarks of a Christianwouldn't more he got, and while he lived in
Schedule of the war department He should look
price. even
to church drank ]hard
Its leading newspaper. go comfort and got much out of life,
calls for an extra-ordinary amount of beyond quality For, besides price
liquor and could swear like a trooper he continued to give as he received.He .
levee construction in the Everglades and quality we must consider ser-
but when he'd run across some died in the eyes of the world, ,
Subscription rate per year$2.00 during 1933. The dike construction vice, accommodation, and a dozen
devil who down and out
poor was a poor man, leaving little in cash
Outside of State of Florida __....$2.50 alone but
is no longer on maps I other things.
broken in body and spirit, he'd and worldy goods, but he had planted -

Advertising rates furnished on ap- thre substantial units are already reach down and give him a hand, in the hearts of many fertile Very often you can buy an article
under construction and it be cheaper somewhere else than at
may him his feet and
plication. help get on again seeds of kindness and brotherly love
reasonably expected that other units local merchant's place but
your you
get him back in circulation. that generated a mighty force that
will be awarded during 1933. cash for it. And If buy
But the funny thing about it was continued to work for the welfareof pay you
Business: office. Clewlsto News, TC est of Cl"! v.-iston wesee a long he didn't want anyone to know the community.And from your local merchant the chanceis

Clewiston, Florida. Editorial and line c" fence posts being placed in about these acts of charity. In there never was a time as you expect him to extend credit

Advertising, same. the : .ound, on which a fence will every case where he'd help a personhe rich in opportunity as the present give Immediate and courteous serv-

be1' built to enclose hundreds of acres ice, and at the same price the man
would exact a promise, that they day for those seeking a worthwhile I

Telephone 339 for grazing lands. Although the would never tell a soul, furthermorethey investment. Perhaps if :we will en- selling for cash offers.In .

cattle are not bringing a high priceon were never to pay him back, ter the year 1933 determined to other words, the average per-

tJ>.e market today, there are thou- but when the time came that they make at. least one investment in our son wants a lot of things on credit

ECONOMANIAEconomania sands roaming the prairie of the could do as much for some other ; Fellow Man, with no --thought- of which he cannot get for cash,-

Wauchula Advocate.Use .
county unfortunate they should remember I reward or dividend we may find it
Is a new word thrust
TV: Eastern part of this county is the debt and lend a helping hand will serve as the Golden Key that

into the American vocabulary born not the only productive part. In the without thought of reward.As will unlock the door to a treasure hot liquid instead of cold

of the times and destined to playas western and southwestern portion a citizen this chap was con- house wherein lies ,the joy and con- when making an uncooked frosting
with that has become :
sugar lumpy
important part in the business may be seen many small farms, and sidered a total loss, his name never tentment that after all is our hearts
The lumps will withoutthe
orange groves, yeilding a comfort- appeared as| a supporter of the Com- desire. ..... disappear
coined word
world the newly
as labor of sifting and rolling.
able income to the owners. Straw- munity Chest, he wouldn't give a So while the engineers and scient-
"Technocracy," as described _by
berry patches, although small indi- thin dime to any individual organi- ists fret around with their theoryof

Roger Babson, noted statician, is cate the variety of fruits and vege- zation openly, and those he did aid technocracy as the, solution to Word Coined by Writer

the state of mind arising from attempts tables that may be grown very profitably were sworn not to tell of it. our problems, let's you and me fallback Robot Is a coined word Invented by I

to curb all expenditures.This in this section. During his life he helped hun- on the old ideas that were pre- Karel] Kapek for his play, "11. 0. R."

state, said by Babson to be We have no cause for grumbling.The dreds of folks, took the burden of sented to us ,nearly two thousand The term describes mechanical automata
their problem on his own shoulders who which are manufactured by the
as serious to business as creeping resources are here, and are our years ago by One spoke with ,
paid doctor bills, bought groceries, Authority. millions to attend to the world's labor
Let's 1933a
for the working. make
paralysis, must be fought by adver- ,
satisfied the landlord, helped men Personally I ain't Theol- mrl wnrpfnro
up on
tising. Not only must the peoplebe tanner year in the Everglades.
find work, and left them all with ogy, Physocology and Technocracy,
urged to buy but advertising be
an honor debt to their fello wman. but somehow I got the crazy idea Breakfast for DoughboysThe
expanded and encouraged Might Try It
The result was amazing, these that if we'd plant our potatoethinkin' French cooks could never get
The merchant, the manufacturer, WP bet the same kind of money folks themselves
having experiencedthe more about how we can fn line with the American breakfast
and all others handling products, being paid to European armament of and want knew which
pain hunger give a few bushels to the Widow was demanded by the Americans
must get in line with the times and makers would be accepted by Uncle
how to sympathize and judge and Jones or poor old man Brown and who were called to France
stop the harangue of economy, which Sam as cash on account.-Toledo aid in the break.
others like circumstances, and less about how many dollars they'll during war The French

when tasen: to, the last degree, is I Blade. when the opportunity presented itself bring us and really feel like that fast consists of a roll and coffee,

just as ft:'.al to business as the over-I debt while the American demanded
In turn their
they paid in our hearts, we'll find in the end eggs
expansion period the nation suffereda THE COST OF GOVERNMENT GAG and bacon wellInfallible
extracting same obligation from of the day that while we were busy as

few yea"3 ago. _these those they helped. thinkin' about these other folks a

The ticruj t to do is now. Never be- As the people of United And so the chain grew and the POWER greater than ourselves was

fore have prices been so low. The States become more and more tax initial act of charity on the part of at work fixin' up a: nice bed of roses MethodAn

merchant is now offering better val- minded one frequently sees the, this eccentric old man brought com- as a surprise for us. amateur farmer answered an

ues than at any other time in his- statement that so much of every dol- fort and cheer to a thousand bur- Let's start out in 1933 by givin' advertisement headed "A Sure Wayto

tory. Some were forced to reduce lar roes: to the cost of government.What dened hearts and in each case left the other guy a great big hand and Make Hens Lay." This Is what

prices to encourage business, but is the cost of government? an endowment that would continue we'll all go over the top in a pack. he got for his money: "Tie a stout

price-cutting is not the best way to There are many residents of Flor- string around the hen's body, place

increase income. It is an acknowledged l.J _1, remember when .1. n1 the bird on her side on a board and
1UUviiu: ; : ; : ino; irccijthy : -
fact that prices will increase in residents of their neighborhood prepare the way." The Son of God. fasten the string underneath. If It Is

all lines within a few months, and hire a private teacher for their >tmtraj t cj0OYIton was the one to whom God was then thought desirable, a pillow may be

it is to the advantage of every purchaser children and sometimes permitted speaking and John the Baptist was ;laced under the hen's. head."-Boston

to buy now to save. less fortunate children to attend the, Messenger. Transcript.

After all there is nothing wrong these little private schools. Others Eastern roads were very bad, and

with the business structure of the remember when most roads were before a king set. forth on a royal One Trouble ..t-A

nation. We have had a period of privately built or through the cooper FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 progress a herald was sent well in thlr
over-e\parding: most of which has ;tive efforts of residents of a Subject: John prepares the way advance, to see to the bridging of training difficult Is the possession of

been written off the books long ago neighborhood. There was a time for Jesus. streams, and the filling of holes. less sense than the child has.-San

and we are now standing on the when property owners, merchantsand Golden Text: "Prepare ye the The "voice crying in the wilderness" Francisco Chronicle.

brink of business solidarity. In the others hired night watchmen to way of the Lord, make his paths was John the Baptist, and he was

years past, i'\ which too, much stress protect their property and when straight." Mark 1:3. to prepare the way for Jesus, the. false' Happiness

was laic! on producing, and not citizens united to fight fire with Lesson Text: Mark 1:1-11.. Lord. I We do not gain happiness by forcing -

enough selling, we developed! a won- whatever equipment might be at Central Truth of Lesson: "To Peloubet says: "The good news ourselves into positions that are

derful system: for producing goods. hand. At one period it was neces- prepare the way: for the Lord's com- which Mark is going to tell is that : not natural to us.-Woman's Home

Now ththng to do is to buildup sary for property owners to havea ing one must repent of sin." Jesus of Nazareth was the Christ, I Companion.

a structure to market the goodswe private water tank and fire hose. Date of Lesson: About A. D. 26. the prophesied) Messiah, the incarn- .

have been able to produce in Insurance rates were high of neces- Place: Where John babtized was ate Son of God, God manifest in the NOTICEThe

such large quantities. on the Jordan river somewhere be- flesh, and dying to redeem them. annual meeting of the stock-

During the year 1932 the generalcry sity.If the average tax payer could tween the Dead Sea and Lake Gal- This one sentence, fully understood, holders of the First Bank of Clew-

set up by a majority of adver- ilee. sums up all the New Testament." iston will be held in the office of
break down the sum he pays in tax-
tisers wrvj "economy" and the "De Every Christian should be a John the Bank at Clewiston, Hendry county -
es and think of it not just as his The coming of John the Baptistwas
pression." Let's let those the Baptist making a for the Florida 6th 1933
subjects way on January ,
contribution to the cost of
government foretold in the Old Testament:
have a rest in 1933 and set up a Saviour into the hearts of men. Mil- at seven o'clock p. m.
but as the cost of services he Isa. 49:3; Mal. 3:1; Mai. 4:5-6.
more sensible topic of "profitable lions of money are lavished every Elbert L. Stewart, Cashier.
would otherwise have to for
pay The Jews were expecting the com-
spending. Purchasing power de- year on broad, smooth, and sub-
individually he would get a better ing of Elijah as the announcer of
pends upon the rate of circulationeven stantial highways, for our comfort
and more accurate picture. Jesus, who told his disciples that
more than it does on the and pleasure. Shall we neglect the ([) r..
amount of You pay so much to protect your John the 'Baptist was Elijah re-
cash in circulation.So ,spiritual road-building which leadsto
home, your family and your property turned.
eternal life? Shall not each of
from enemies of John's preaching was It's ResultsThat
preying society, prepara-
you live that will us be' a herald of the King? ,
you never so Tnuch" for protection from fire tory to the coming of Jesus. He
need to urge your wife to be John proclaimed repentance unto;
a v/Inch is largely reflected in reduct- was a cousin of Jesus, but they Count!
good sport about It.-Los Angeles remission of sins, and baptism assign a
ion 4n insurance costs, so much for seem not to have met until Jesus
Times. of repentance. "Remission"means
the c-ducation of children, so much came to Jordan to be baptized by a sending away, a getting rid Folks who read the Indepen-

for public health which John, who proclaimed Jesus the
LOOK TO THE FRONT protects of sin. It is the one great thing dent soon form the habit of
own, so much for Son of God and the promised Mes-
your highways which Christ came to do for the reading the Want Ads. Be-

Merchants in---.I Clewiston and which save you much of the cost siah. John preached the necessityof world. cause they invariably find

every of transportation, so much for the repentance and confession of sin,
other city have been busy this week "And there went out unto him some item, some bargain or
care of destitutes insane and and .that Jesus was the Christ the
unfortunates ,
business opportunity or
taking inventory of their goods as all the land of Judea, and they of pre-
: which otherwise would Son of God who was to furnish ferred service that fits in
the new year draws near. It would Jerusalem, and were all baptized of :pre-
becr!' 3 the wards of forgiveness of sin and become the
charity In your cisely with one of their needs.
not be amiss if the rest of us would him in the river of Jordan, confessing -
own eighborhood, sea food, and Savior of all who would trust him. "
for their sins. The last prophet
pause a while to Bee what we
have on our shelves to offer for sale commercial development which paysa Mark was the son of Mary whose before Johnthe Baptist was Mala- Your Market PlaceThe

in 1933. return in money in your pocket. house at Jerusalem was the meeting chi who preached 450 years before .

Suppose the state government should place of the early Christians (Acts John. Want Ad section of The

We recount can pause the for a few momentsto establish public hospitals and oper- 12:12)). He was a cousin (or nephew "And John was clothed with cam- Independent is St. Peters-

All of them experiences not of 1932. ate them as they now operate publIc ) of Barnabas (Col. 4:10) ; and el's hair, and with a girdle of a burg's real market place-

can see are pleasant. We schools. If you could have an probably a convert, of Peter, as skin about his loins, and he did where everyone gathers with
in the many we have made operation, dental work, or other Peter refers to him as "Mark my eat locusts' and wild honey." These something to buy, sell or ex-
past year. It has been
a year medical attention "
of doubt indecision without direct son. I Pet. 5:13. were the clothing and the food of change. That's why Indepen-
and lack of cost would
courage. A majority of the you say that the "costof In today's lesson Mark thus introduces the poor people. John had lived dent Want Ads are naturally
people government" had I
were not sure of their friends gone up if you John the Baptist and his many years in the desert ,and among result getters.
nor had to .additional
pay an. tax to
even of themselves. work: "The beginning of the gospel the poor of the country.
This is
that a tendency support this department instead of of Jesus Christ, the son of God: "John preached, saying, there Minimum charge, five lines
seems universal.
the year of doubt and fear. 1932, paying a larger sum directly toile as it is written In the phophets, Be- cometh one mightier than I afterme (about 30 words) $1.05 for "t

hospital or doctor? hold, I send a messenger before thy. the latchet of whose shoes I 3 days and only $1.80 a week '

The year 1932 does not stand out The amount of tax that goes to face, which shall prepare the way am not worthy to stoop down and (6 days) in two editions daily .

on history's pages as a model we the actual cost of government is before thee. The voice of one cry- unloose. I have baptized you with

would, choose to follow. Why, then, small. Most of the revenue goes ing in the wilderness Prepare ye water; but he shall baptize you with TheEvenillglndependeni

you might ask, do we not forget the to services which individuals form- the way of the Lord, make his paths the Holy Ghost. In those days, Jesus -

past-never mind the old accountsbut erly paid for directly.-Tallahassee straight. John did baptize in :: the came from Nazareth of Galilee,
- lc-k only at the bright
spots State.A wilderness, and preach the baptismof and was baptized of John In Jor-
shine out In the
record of theyear's
repentance for the remission of dan. And straightway coming up "The Sunshine Newspaper"

activity? We can only learn good general rule for the num- sins." out of the water, he saw the heavens -

others by our own experiences or those of ber of guests at a children's party "Gospel" means "God news," news opened, and the Spirit like a Independent Want Ads cover

net to, and by taking a few mom- is the ago of the child host, as, about God. The first two verses are dove descending upon him: and St. Petersburg and Pinellas
; notice the pitfa'ls' into
whichwe three guests for a three-year-old, or taken from the prophets Isaiah and there came a voice from heaven, county "Like the Sunshine."

fell during 1932, we can better five for a fivo-year-old. This plan Malachi."I I saying' Thou art my' beloved Son, Tg
pee how to avoid th same_ or simi prevents pver-excitement.- _0' send my enge.r-who. shall : in whom I am well pleased." .

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F: .. Miss Rose Mary Paris, daughter the problem of the State's Is
,.., I meeting Everglades proving to be one of tem. This program has already fllt-
-', of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Paris,' spent obligations is and will be a contin- the most profitable activities on the prevented' '
ed or over three hundred -
Personal Mention Christmas day in West Palm Beach uing one with revenues falling shortof part of the State. The time is not 7)ond defaults of the State.

a with friends.Mr. estimates, yet the State is carrying far distant when every Florida pro- Under
program it is believed
..--- on with full confidence in the duct used by the State institutions
I { Alston that the credit structure of nearly
,,:!4 Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Augur spent and Mrs. Roy and dau- futur 'will be produced by the State. every County 'vill be saved.
the week end in Jacksonville. fR. ghter, were guests of Mrs. Alston's Program of Relief I The Industrial School for Boys at
A .--- parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Willing- This has not been accomplishedby Marianna, the Industrial School for General Property Tax-Considerable

L. Coker was a visitor in Pa- ham, in Moore Haven Christmas.Mr. accident nor with a ballyhoo but I Girls at Ocata with 80 girls, t'-e relief has been given to"ral
\ by careful planning Farm Colony at Gainesville estate which must be further relieved -
hokee Sunday night. rigid economy \uth 175
I' ..-- and Mrs. Dave Wallace and and painstaking efficiency. Nor has inmates, all show similar savings. for the welfare of the Staij.:
Miss Anna Belle Batten, of Saint it ben done Institutions of The foregoing indicates the relief
': Mrs. W. W. Hooks and children by any one man or Highe Learning
were visitors in Ft. Myers Saturday.R. Cloud spent Monday here as guestsof set of men but by the combined efforts The same is true of the Institutionsof provided for the county and in addition -
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Avant and of devoted public officials anda Higher Learning, in fact, ipite to that we have cut off app

H. Collins spent Christmas day family. courageous patriotic citizenship.All of an increased load of 25 percentwe proximately 9 mills from the high
in Coral Gables with his family. ..-- of ,which today, places Florida, find the University of Florida point to which it was forced in the::

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Nowling were in spite of her disasters in the front with a saving of $150,000 in the boom r.nd the collapse which followed. -

i : ,\ F. K. Foster spent Christmas day visitors In Fort Myers Christmas.Miss rank of the most forward looking last three years .
with his family in Everglades.F. Nowling's sister, Miss Edith States. Board of Health-Expenses of Additional Reven'ues-It Is true
O'Steen, returned with them to penda Cost of Government the State Board of Health have been the additional revenues have been

W. Folsome visited friends in few days in Clewiston. 'It is frequently stated that the cut approximately $100,000 per year. provided but t" a limited degree

Tampa over the Christmas: holidays. expenses of our State government is I regret that this has been neces- Contrary to the general impressionthe
around $42,000,000 per year. Thisis sary for this is cgarded as the automobile tax has not been in.
Norman A. Nielsen returned to
creased. While the license
Lawton Sims, of Canal Point, wasa untrue. Our State expenses most important work of the State. tax has
Clewiston Wednesday from a visit
been "aised the ad valorem
visitor in Clewiston Monday. have been reduced until the total Satisfaction, however, is fouiil in tax-
with relatives in Savannah, Ga. Mrs. has been removed which leaves the
'' for the fiscal year 1931-32 is '$15- the fact that we have secured from I ,
Nielsen who remained at' her homein
burden the
;' Ray McIntosh spent, the week end 328,218.7, according to the State outside sources, mainly the Federal I on average car lower
Savannah Is reported recoveringfrom
than it
in Orlando with relatives. influenza. She will return to Auditor's statement. This sum, of government and the Rockefeller I I was
... the The gas tax has been raised but
---- course, does not include amount Foundation, contributions equal to
Clewiston she has
as soon as recov-
C. J. Lovvorn spent Christmas in ered. sent back to the counties for local $50,000 annually. The State is today but it is interesting to obser"ethat

Okeechobee with his parents. relief in the support of our schools carrying on perhaps the most the price is rot higher: today

\..' OWEN BOYS CELEBRATE AT and retirement of bonded indebtedness. advanced work of 'any State in the than it was before the increase. Cer-
Miss Margaret Jenkins spent the These are not' expenses of the Union. tainly a large part of the tax is absorbed
week 'end in West Palm Beach with JOINT /BIRTHDAY PARTY State government. The amount does Purchasing Department-In the by the producers. Part is car-

I' relatives. include all State moneys expendedfor recently established Purchasing ried by the visitors to our State
I Dickey Owen, 8, and Billy Owen, road construction and the main- partment we are saving in the De-I who have the advantage of our roads
Paul Deam and 10, sons of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Owen, and of whom enjoy car
daughter, Kathryn tenance of 6,000 miles of highway. of supplies more than 10 percent.Road many
spent Christmas week end in West celebrated their birthdays Friday attheir' Economies Aggregate $3,000 Day II Department-The cost of schools. It is estimated that more
F parents' home on Palm Street.Dickey's than half who the automobile
Palm Beach' with relatives.Mr. Rigid economy has been employed the Road Department has been reduced pay
birthday was Friday a'nd hisbrother's license tax no other hind of
in every activity of the State. $1,100 per day. We have prac- pay
and Mrs. W. C. Prewitt visited was Saturday. Operating costs have been out over tically completed the missing linksof tax. We have also provided for the
in Fort Meade the Invited to help the boys celebrate inheritance tax which now l 1-ut
relatives during $3,000 per day. Without this we road throughout the State. The pays
their birthdays with games and a little but which in times
Christmas holidays. could not have carried on in these expenditures for road constructionhave ordinary ,
I, weiner roast were: Bobby and Dick trying times. according to the past will provide
been cut something like 70
c, W. S. Cowart the Christmas Patterson, George and Richard Bes- ?2,0 00,000 a without additionalcost
spent Tag Department We have cut the cent from boom day expenditures.The :year
II j holidays with relatives and friends tor, Jimmy Hall, Phillips Paris,- Jim- cost of operation in the Tag Depart- problem for the future is main- : to the tax payers. We simply

!I at his home in DeLand. my Harrington, Leroy Hare, and ment over $600 per day. Over tenance. This cost we have greatly I retain for the State what has heretofore -

Billy Davis. $750,000 will be saved in, this one reduced and in the, past twelve: gone to the Federal goveinment. -.

f A. L. Hackett and Harry Peters department by administration.. months have been maintaining approximately This tax should eventually
were visitors in West Palm Beach MRS SCHARN ERG HOSTESSAT Game Department-We are sav- 6,000 miles of highwaysat eliminate entirely the remainder of

Christmas day. LOVELY BRIDGE PARTY ing over '$400 per day. More than the same cost ttat 2,800 miles i our State millage..

$500,000 for the four year term and were maintained in past years. A documentary or stamp' tax was:
Mr. and Mrs. Dave G. Alston and Mrs. H. J. B. Scharnberg was with increased efficiency accordingto Other departments of State show provided, estimated to produce a

daughter, Marta Nell, spent a few hostess Tuesday afternoon at a beau- comparative records. like savings. Beginning with the' $1,000,00) per year. It yielding

days of this week in Miami. tiful bridge tea at her home on Del Hotel Commission This depart- Governor's office, whose salary was only 26000. The corporation tax

I Monte avenue in honor of Mrs. F. A. ment is operating for around $65- reduced at his own request and with. estimated < ;o yield $500,000 has giv-

Miss Ulla Jacobsen spent the holi- Paris, and Miss Susanne ,Paris, of 000 as against boom day expenditures reductions all along the line. Those i en only $231,000 for the first year.

days in Tampa with her father P. M. Princeton, N. J., who are visitingin of $135,000 per year. economies alone have made it possible The power tax estimated to yield

t'' Jacobsen. Clewiston.The Shell Fish Commission-This department to carry on while other States I $700,000 has thus4 far paid at the

I living room of the Scharn- is operating on approxi- have gone in arrears. rate of around $200,000.It .
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. McCrea were berg home was charmingly decoratedin mately 50 percent of the originalcost. Numerous departments have been ia sutmitted that no State tinder -

visitors in Punta Gorda during the colors to carry out the Christmas consolidated ,,and others such as the the circumstances can boast ofa

Christmas holiday. motiff. It might be observed in passing office of Superintendent of Indus- better record.MANY .

Those enjoying: the affair were; that the Game Department, Hotel tries, Tax Equalizer and three Spec-
Mrs. J. L. McDonald left last week H. Byrd, Mrs. C. here s.PLi theth Department and Shell Fish Commis- ial Attorney Generals have been ab

'f for Ludowici, Ga., for a short visit Mrs. G. B. Thomas, Mrs. J H. Byrd, sion are not supported by generaltax olished. \ FEATURES

with relatives. Mrs. E. C Mills, Mrs E. L. Stewart, but by license fees paid by the
Aid for Common Schools-We are
Mrs. C. L. Downs, Mrs J P Percy, people directly interested in the activities MIAMI AIR RACES
sending back to the counties for the
r Mrs. Leland Perkins of West Palm Mrs W M. Redelsheimer, Mrs. E.. R. of these departments ,
, j aid of the common schools, and,
\ Beach Fontaine, Mrs W. C. Prewitt, Mrs.
spent Tuesday visiting State Institutions the State therefore local tax relief, $4,000-
: W C. Worth, Mrs. T. B. Shelley, MrsG
Hospital we are today maintainingmore 000 per year new moneys (the equivalent Plans for the Fifth Annual Miami
B. Rackstraw, Mrs R Y. Patterson
efficiently 3,700 inmates at ,of a 10 mill levy). Without it All-Americtn Air Races, which occur -
Mr. and Mrs T. V. Watson, of Mrs. H. A. Bestor, Mrs. W C Owen, $161,000 less than 21400 were main- the schools in 80 percent of the Thursday, Friday and Saturday -

West Palm Beach, were visiting Mrs F. I Hill, Mrs Harry T.Vaughn' tained four years ago-one third counties; would be cut to a maximumof January 5th, 6th and 7th, have
friends here Christmas day. Miss Eunice Meredith, Mrs. F. A. more at fifteen percent less. This three months term and many been greatly speeded up by the announcement
Paris and Miss Susanne Paris.
has been accomplished briefly as could not open at all. The State to- of John S. Reaves,
Miss Louise Waldron and A. W. Tea guests included Mrs. Martha follows: Adjustment of salaries and daYf is providing over half the salary Preskl 'ut of the United States Amateur -
Sias, were visitors in Ft. Myers Mon- Ludekens, Mrs M. W. Bigg, and Mrs. the elimination of acti-
bill for all teachers, as a matter cf Air Pilots Association, that
M. E. VonMach.
day. vities at a saving of $76,000 per fact, two-thirds of what the teachersare this r ganizati will have more

year. Emphasis on the farm wherewe actually collecting. than arty planes on its New York
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Jackson and Among out of town visitors here have 2000 acres under cultiva- Bond Indebtedness-The maturityof to Mir mi Air Cruise, closing the
Mr. and Mrs. C. S Jackson, of South Mr. tion. For the first time the farmis '
Monday were: and Mrs. L. Han- boom day bonds in the ime of Doherty Trophy ,Race by a speed
Bend, Ind. arrived here Monday fora ley, Evanston, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs.S. producing vegetables in season to our distress was leaving many of dash from Daytona Beach to Mia il

few days visit with friends.Mr. S. Marshal, and Miss Mildred Mar- meet the requirements and our sche- our counties on the verge of bankruptcy for 2,500 cash prizes.
shal, Miami; Mr. and Mrs. W. F. dule for fall and spring planting will
reflecting on the credit of Entries are being constantly received
and Mrs. Joe Godfrey, former Stanart, Auburndale D. E. Vevort provide sufficient to preserve or" can
; the entire State. The Gener Pro- by the Miami Air Race! Con.
Clewiston residents, 'arrived here Lake Worth for the off season. We have
: ; Mr. and Mrs. H. L. now perty Tax could not carry the toad test Committee, and the New Ycrk
Monday from Marion N. C., to spenda ,Drake,Lake Worth; G. R. :Thompson potatoes and syrup for the year's to meet the situation. The $6,000- headquarters of the Amateur Pilots
short time with friends.Mr. Anniston, Ala.;' Mr. and 'Mrs. CharlesA. requirements and an abundance of te-
000 per year raised from the three Associ ition. Several events are
DaVault, Lake Worth; Mr. and stock feed. We are producing for cent gasoline tax has been ,given ing planned for the amateur in addition -
and Mrs. G. H. Small and Joe Mrs. M. N. Bose, Miami; Mr. and Mrs the first time all of the milk for (I back to the counties for road indebtedness I to races, such as bomb drop-
Brinkley, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Rich- Kenneth Williams Belenville Mich. the institution, approximately 11-
f ; ] allocated according to ping and landing, to a mark which
ard Small spent Christmas day in Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Seamon, Ypsi- 000 gallons per month at a cost of area, population and contribution by will severely, test skill of these new

LaBelle with relatives.Mr. lanti, Mich.; Ned J. Williams, Belen- 11 1-2c per gallon. We will slaughter the counties to the State road sys- ccmers in aviation.
ville, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wi- this season over 1500 hogs, as l
.. and Mrs. M. P." Peterson returned dell and daughter-West Palm Beach; against an annual production here-
to Clewiston Monday from a Mrs. Cora Warner West Palm Beach; tofore of 150. These should supplyour

short visit with relatives and friends Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fuquay, New- pork and bacon requirements .4Clewiston

i in Jacksonville during the holidays.F. bergh, Ind.; Grace E. Turner, West for the coming year. The saw mill r

Palm Beach; Mrs. M. Pardee, West manufactures most of the lumber 4

L. Crittendon, of Tampa, arriv- ,Palm Beach; Fred H. Powell, West used in the institution. The cabinet
(, ed here Tuesday to be stationed as Palm Beach'; Mr. and Mrs. J. S factory makes most of the furni- -

inspector on the federal dike work McLoary, Chatam, Mass.; Kathryn ture. The broom factory makes all lioli! Course
1 lare. He was stationed at Pahokee. Thacher, New York! City; A. F. Tha- of the brooms; sewing departmentmuch I

.0' ,,. -_ cher, New York City; Mr. and Mrs. of the clothing; the coffin
Mrs. E. E. Kelly arrived Thurs- W. E. Griffin, Miami; Mr. and Mrs. factory with only three paid em-

day from her home in Daytona Beach Walter P. Spurgh, West Palm Beach; ployees and the help of the inmates -
to be with her husband and daughter and Miss Elizabeth Stoner, of Or- manufactures 400 coffins'' per ,- -

during the holidays. lando. year and after supplying require- ''Open .

ments of indigent patients, sells ,.<:, I
Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Langford left CARLTON SAYS PROGRESS enough to pay all expenses and also II to thePublic:: (-
Thursday for their former home, : leave a surplus besides. The
Lake Butler, to spend the Christmas I mattress factory renovates and

holidays with relatives. I builds mattresses for the institution.A "= --J ;'
i (Continued from page 1) building stone factory makes all

I Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sparrow and assessments have been cut froma concrete blocks for the Institution

Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Shelley were boom day valuation of $786,000000 ,- buildings. Light plant, water plant,

visitors in West. Palm Beach last to less than $500,000,000, a, reduction ice plant, laundry and telephone system Moderate Green Fees

''o Thursday.Miss of 1-3. Through this per- in fact, all the activities of a
; : iod we have contended with and modern city are carried on at the
"lit .
i Jeanette Morgan, of Slocomb, conquered the fruit fly pest, secured State hospital. Inmates are used Exceptional Fairways I
Ala., who is visiting friends in Pa- aid for flood control in the Ever- wherever practical in every depart-

I hokee, spent Wednesday afternoon glades largely through Federal' appropriation ment. : Greens
i here with friends. Miss Morgan is a of $7,000,000 which is Stale Prison Department-At the Interesting

former teacher of the Clewiston now being spent-in fact a large State Prison Farm we are 'today

I school. part of the work is already under maintaining approximately 1600 prisoners -
\, contract. It is admitted that to at $135,000 less than 1340
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Allen and daughter ;meet our obligations, we have, in were maintained four years ago, 20
Margie, spent Christmas day'!, keeping with the Statute, transferred percent more at 25 percent less. The Most Popular Recreation

\! I in Haines City with Mrs. Allen's fa from various funds, but In no That Institution likewise has been Center in Clewiston '
ther, J. W.;' Padgett, and other rel-t case has the transfer exceeded the completely reorganized with el minI' I

''I atives. Mr, Allen returned to Clew, saving in the operating cost of the tion of approximately $46,000 in !
iston Monday. Mrs. Allen and daughter respective Department from which laries and unnecessary expenses. 411 -f

will remain there this weep transfers have been made. While l The unit of the Prison Farm in the Ty. .



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INCOME: TAX FORMS WILL Ing along lines not In common use Thompson, near LaBelle, a distancecf

I Odd Enterprises Thriving In FloridaAnd BE RELEASED IN JANUARY in this section. They are plantinga about 20 miles, and for the

small part of their land each weekIn dredging of the remainder of the

Other Sections Of United StatesOdd Miller- order to have the vegetables; ready Caloosahatchee from Ft. Thompsonto
Peter H. Collector of In-
for market over a longer season Beautiful Island, near Ft. Myers, )
ternal Revenue for Florida has
received than would be possible If the ordi- distance of 41 miles '
jobs-really odd-are help- Fort Smith, Ark., has an amus- a (
instructions from the Commissioner j
Ing to keep money' jingling in the ment ticket and pari-mutual ticketprint'ng I I of Internal Revenue to nary method of planting all of the It is also planned to begin construction !J

and unique enter plant and a scissors fac- fields at once were followed. of 25 miles of levee on the
south's pockets, release Income tax forms for tho
prises are fooling times more difficult tory. Arkansas river produces From the Miami Canal to Belle north shore of Lake Okeechobee,
1932 3 1933.
on January ,
for commoner industries. mussel shells for buttons and Ever- year Gladq there is almost one continuous near Okeechobee City. This unitis
On that date a blank income tax
ton, Ark., has a corncob manufac- field, planted for the most part, In proposed to begin about the first
Strange occupations that range return will be mailed to Individual -
turing plant.A beans and peas. This section, too, of October, 1933.
from canning rattlesnake meat as a corporation and partnershipwho
Pensacola Fla. man makes has been planted in smaller units'
food delicacy to weaving homespun filed a, return for the year
wooden-soled shoes with joints for to lengthen the vegetable season.
cloth after the fashion of a hundred : 1931'fllose who did not file reJrtraa Dunn Explains Plans
beaih wear. Buttons are made The fields of Arthur Wells, and
years ago and domesticating wild for 1931 can secure a blank
from oyster shells at Apalachicola, M. H. Manning, in this area, are
for have Of River Work Here
ducks and geese decoys I form by addressing the Collector
Fla., and Tarpon Springs. Fla., is pointed out as among the best look-
weathered economic stresses with- of Internal Revenue, Jacksonville,
the center of the sponge fishing in- -- ing fields in the entire lake area.
out a quivver. FlorIda (Continued from 1)
dustry. A mill at Allendale, S. C. In one of the fields near here, 'page
Many of the unusual objects be- makes bottoms only for produce Collector Miller calls attention to Seminole Farms, there Is a small able before some time in 1934."

by accident and became pros- several changes In the Revenue Act Referring to the present conditionof
gan hampers, and at Smithfield, N. C., tract of 'beans standing six inches
perous because they tickled the pub- man raises quail for stocking purpose of 1932 and requests every one high which were planted eleven days the canal for the benefit of pleasure -

lic's imagination or met a fancy. to carefully read the Instructions at- ago. This tract is a part of the I craft, the report said, "From

Over in Tullahcma, Tenn., Mrs. Ashville? ?-'. C. has a thriving tached to" the forms before filing Seminole property under over-head the intercoastal waterway on the

Claude Owen began to make tufted wool), n homespun industry where their returns. irrigation. C J. Gonterman, ownerof east coast through the St. Lucie river

bedspreads by hand and sell a few cloth is made by old-time methods, The personal redemption has been the farms, said the field was given and canal into Lake Okeechobee,
reduced to $2,500 for husband and there Is now an available depth of
by mail where her husband's health which was started as a philanthropic only two light sprinklings since the

failed. She used her own patternsand eu.erprise to give work to moun- wife living together. Single personsare seeds were placed In the ground 11 eight feet, aprfroximately. 50 feet
allowed an _exemption of .$1- wide.
now at times she employs as tain boys and girls. Jugtown, N. C., days ago.

many as 100 women to meet the produces unique hand-made pottery. 000 only. Even with the large acreage now "From Lake Okeechobee to the
The rates of normal tax on Individuals
Caloosahatchee canal at Moore Ha-
demand.At the in this
Hand-woven baskets are sold thru planted area are
has been increased to 4 ven there is an available depth of
Arcadia, Fla., George K. End the mountains of North Carolina, still breaking land, clearing it and
percent on the first $4,000 of tax- 3.3 feet, 45 feet wide through the
,found out rattlesnakes were right Tennessee and Kentucky.A putting in new crops. A large partof
able income and 3 percent on the Moore Haven approach canal.
good eating and he sold a little of bird ranch on the eastern shoreof the fields are being harvested this

the sweet white meat to tourists.It Virginia. domesticates wild ducks balance. week. "From Lock No. 1 at Moore Havento

became so popular that he went and geese for decoys. A Hendry The new surtax rates will be Lock No. 3 near LaBelle there is

into the business of canning it. county, Virginia, company mines found on Form 1040 which is to 48 Names Listed Entered .an available depth of three feet, 25
be used for all incomes of $5,000or -
feet wide.
Seminole Indians in the Florida odd cross-shaped .stonqs, mounts

Everglades make a pretty good them with gold tips and sells themas more and for incomes of any in Golf TournamentContinued "From Lock No. 3 to the gulf "
amount derived from a business or
thing of catching alligators and sell- "fairy stones." In Madison coun- through the Caloosahatchee river, ,

ing them, from teeth, hides and ty: Virginia, chairs, screens, and from farming. Surtaxes apply on there is an available depth of 5,5
net incomes of over 6000. ( from page 1)
feet, 30 feet wide.
toes, and, also live young ones. other articles are woven from rushes -
The Collector's office at Jack- 'M W Bigg Dr. WhiteW
"The above depths however
A Canal street shop in New Or- end another Virginia company are
sonville will be glad to give any C Prewitt Troy Puryear
contingent upon the elevation of _
leans makes souvenir cotton bales makes dies for postage stamps can- ,
specific information 'not found in Dave Alston M F George
Lake Okeechobee which, at present,
end Mrs. Conception Vargas Alfonso -: cellation.
the instructions. C E Miner L 0 Vinson
has an elevation of 14.8 feet above
makes quaint wax figures of'ne- Azalea culturists raise plants for
Herbert Blate J W Moran mean low water Punta Rassa datum."
gro mammies, peddlers and chim- sale on the Alabama coast. Steel
Hoomes Rich A L Hackett
ney sweeps in the same city. In mills in the same state find byproducts ENOUGH HOME MEAT i '
E L Stewart H A Bestor
Louisiana also, a group of Vermil- made from slag profitable. At TO SUPPLY FLORIA :
Fred Hill J W EzelleA
lion parish families grow and gin Union City, Tenn., C. A. Cobb manufactures DEMAND: SEEMS 'WISE '
N Gallant E W DiggesH
cotton and weave cloth, a factory waterproof decoy ducks
A Land F J FinneganM
makes composition board from sugar and geese. He branched into the
Gainesville, Fla. Livestock pro- P-Peterson Victor BlateM YOUNGat
bags, perique tobacco is grown, raincoat business as a side line,
hot sauces are produced and Magnolia and that has now become a main duction to supply the home market 'G Langford W M Redelsheimer
G H Small L C MillerC
perfume is made. product, too. i seems in order since Florida beef
V Parkinson K BowdenE
cattle and hog numbers have little ,
B Butler Parker WilsonN
effect on prices, the outlook report

TIME TO PREPARE FOR CHICKS recently released by the Florida Ag- A Nielsen V H McCarter his most
A is old
man as as organs;
;O-JNCH DREDGE Jimmy Harrington H T VaughnB
ricultural Extension Service reveals.
C Flaniken P H Lowe men can be vigorous and healthy atC
The new :year season is the time Improved breeding stock and econ-
.!) as well as at 35, if they will but
ON JOB FOR NEW for Florida poultrymen to make omical production, improved past-

plans for the 1933 crop of baby ures and home grown feeds are the New Year To See Much take care of themselves properly. Invigorate -

factors in making the vital with Gold
important your organs
Levee Here
chicks, Norman R. Mehrhof, poultry Activity
LEVEE WORK HERETWO livestock pay.Florida Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules. It is
specialist with the Florida Agricul- produces' only about 25 '
(Continued from 'page 1) one of the most reliable preparations
tural Extension Service recently ex- percent of the beef consumed in
ned to have completed the 12 milesof known to medicine. It has been wide-
the state. Despite low prices and
plained. The most important pointto
SIXTEE:: INCH DREDGES levee now being constructed by
increasing cattle production in the ly prescribed for 237 years, the best
ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE consider now Is the breeding pen. the Canal Construction company be-
United States, Florida farmers, it proof that it works. ,t.
birds should be tween Bacom's Point and Miami (
AT EARLY DATE The breeding ma- (
seems, should be able to supplementtheir ,
Canal, for which more than $435- Insist GOL& MEDAL. 35c & 75c.
ted two or three weeks before eggs income with cattle wherepas- on
000 has been set as cost.
are to be saved for hatching. Hens tures can be improved and feed
The 20-inch suction "JohnH. Work to begin next 'year includesthe
that are used in the breeding pens grown cheaply. They do not com- GOLD MEDAL
Kennedy" arrived at Red Light dredging fo the Caloosahatcheeriver
should be selected carefully. Other pete with cash crops and are grown OIL CAPSULES
from Moore Haven to Fort HAARLEM
afternoon in for
Monday preparation::
otherwise vacant land.
things being equal, give preferenceto mostly on
the beginning of work on the dike the older birds. As a general Consideration might also be givento

from Moore Haven to Fisheating rule it is not desirable to breed from marketing at a younger age.

Creek. John H. Kennedy, for whom be of for -
pullets. The birds should also Supplies hogs slaughter

the dredge is named, will be super- strong and vigorous, which will during the first seven months of .

intendent of the work for Joseph mean better fertility and hatch- the marketing year which began r-

Spadaro, the original contractor.The for 1 1932 smaller than
ability. They should be selected October are
actual work is to be done by de last due to .,smaller
absence of physical and breed year, a spring
the Inter-Southern Dredging Company im- in the Western Corn Belt.
fects. Egg quality is a very pig crop

of Savannah, subcontractors.The portant factor, and Mr. Mehrhof suggests Slaughter supplies from May thru Economic

"John H. Kennedy" is grounded selecting those hens that pro- September, 1933, are expected to be

about one mile from the point duce eggs of large size, that are larger since the 1932 fall pig cropis

.where the actual levee will begin, the proper shape, and are true to the expected to be large. The large

and will dig its way into position.It color of the breed. Then the final feed crops and the favorable relation Paralysis

is expected that the first dirt will test is egg production. They shouldbe between hog prices and feed pricesare
be thrown this section about the
on studied, from the'trap-nest recordsor likely to cause producers to

5th of January. Two other suction external characteristics, and only hold back more breeding stock and

dredges, both 16-inch, will be locat- the best producing hens allowed to produce an increase in the spring 0

ed on this job, one of them is now
go into the breeding pens. pig crop of 1933 over that of 1932.
erected at Lock No. 2 In St.
being Breeding males should be studied Domestic and foreign demand for
Lucie Canal and will be located in We usually think of the foreign and the untutoredas
about the same, paying special attention American hog products are at low
about: two weeks. A tug has been to the type, width of back levels and are not likely to increase the hoarders- the facts show that today it is tho Ert)

sent to Jacksonville for the other depth of body, and head points, as materially until some time after a American born, enlightened citizen, with money, who r"is

dredge. Besides the three dredgestwo well as production of their par- revival inbusiness. Present condi- creating our economic paralysis by hoarding.Fear .

tugs will be maintained on the ents. tions indicate little reason for im-

work here.-Moore Haven Democrat. He: suggested using one male to provements in exports to Europe has caused people to withdraw over one and

about 20 Leghorn hens, or ten hens during the first half of this market- one-quarter billions of dollars from circulation. This

Oftflfon from Lcde of the heavier meat breeds. Average ing season. represents one-fourth of the nation's gold reserve. This

Up to 1890, when it began sharply figures indicate that for every pullet aNew hoarding has destroyed over ten billions, of potential

to decline, the total yield: of the Comstock wanted in the fall It will be necessaryto Year's DanceA credits needed for financing business and ,maitaining

lode from Its discovery in 1859! hatch about three chicks, which I employment Continued hcardicg will undermine the
will mean setting about five or six ,
was npp"onmately40,000,000.: This
New Year's dance will be givenat fundamental foundations of our business institutions.
is a compound fissure lode, In Ne"at1a.rich eggs. Eggs should not be' saved more
the Clewiston Inn New Year'sEve
t If have not in circulation deposit it in the
you money
in both gold and silver. than ten days before incubation. '
the Clewiston Post of the
by Postal Government
bank in jour communit-in Sa\-ings-bu -
American Legion. Vincent Ard-
Bonds or spend it for permanent goods, in
more's Arcadians, most of whom
other words, use it in some constructive way rather
were formerly with Ted Heide's or-
than have it rot in a tin box: or under a mattress to the
chestra, is to furnish the music.
; NOTICE ultimate damage or possible destrutcion of our com-

munity and business organizations. This associationdoes
Some Plant Some Har-
; not hoard its money, but keeps it working for the

vest Lengthen Season upbuilding of the community by lending it on first-mort-

.---- gage security on someone's home.

GOOD' (Continued from page 1)
L. Westberry, Max Harrell, and K.,

Hensley the principal farmers. f;)
: are Qt
WINTER CROPS Section 28, with its variety of

crops is farmed In small blocks, by

L. O. Thomas, the Seminole farms, CLEWISTONHOME

J. E. Beardsley, and Crouch & Mc-
Duffie, and Frank Willetts, whose 5
Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted .BU LD NGASSOCIATON
acre tract of celery is pointed out

as one of the many crops that may

be successfully raised In the Ever- "


Burkett & Wilder, Howell & Ar-

The Clewiston Co. cher, Smith & Hester, Paul Johns,

and Nello Greer are the principal

I.. farmers In section 33. ...-

Farmers in this section are plant-