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Title: The Clewiston news
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Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Creation Date: July 14, 1944
Publication Date: 1928-
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Coordinates: 26.753399 x -80.9336 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
General Note: Tom Smith, editor.
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'VOLUME 21-NUMBER 34 CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, FRIDAY JULY 14; 1944 .SUBSCRIPTION-$2.5O PER YEAR
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;, Housing Project Has Been Approved- For Clewiston .11



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;' County Will Go Over Top School Increase,Board Millage HopesTo f New, Units Will Provide .



: I, In Bond Sales In Fifth For Building FundThe Homes For Workers


county school board, in ses-

I : War Loan Drive sion in LaBelle last week; considered At Starch Plant '
;y further the construction of the new

: 'j .') school building here but came to
, 0I the decision that such an expenditurefor 0 _

I : Sale Of "E" Bonds Is this building, (which was to I 257 Units Authorized
OP A Officials Here cost $30,000) would be impossible Renewal Applications ;

, Falling Behind To Check ,Meat PricesOPA vided unless or more anticipated.funds could be .pro- For Gas Week AheadThe --
.. Immediate construction of 194
'Accordingly the board wrote to private
dwelling units and 64 dor-
C. V. Parkinson, chairman of the officials, Harold P. Anderson Comptroller J. M. Lee asking per- local office of the rationing mitory units is probable followingthe

Hendry County Fifth War Loan J. ,F. Elliott and Mary S. Bren- mission to assess the full four and board again announces this week announcement from Atlanta

Drive, stated Wednesday night that nan, of Tampa, were in Clewiston half mill levy for schools in this that it will be necessary for those yesterday that the National Hous
district which would provide enough motorists whose gas tickets are about ing had
Agency- authorized this
while all figures had not yet been check con-
Tuesday to prices and gradesof
anticipated revenue to proceed with out to make their application for struction for the housing of war
compiled so that definite figures meats at local markets.In plans for the construction of the renewals at; least a week before the workers in this city.

could be given, Hendry County' some markets they found building.This expiration'' date. Otherwise they The United States Sugar Corporation -

was assured of going over the, top I 100% compliance with OPA regula- four and a half mill levy was will probably find themselves out which will build and own all

,again in total ,sales. The official tions. In others they found minorJa.fractions' voted at the last regular' election for of gasoline for a week. of these units, to provide adequate' 1
drive closed last Saturday. the purpose three years ago and has The office has so much detail housing for employees in the starch

/\.' Disappointing however, is the but on the whole found not been changed. Despite this, work to attend, to that only in this plant when it begins operation and q\1

fact that "E" bond sales are lagging Clewiston in unusually good shape. however, only two mills have been way' can applications be properly help to alleviate the present short- ,

far behind and there appears to be assessed for school purposes. If"the taken care of.American. age of houses for sugar mill work- 1'

little hope that the $76,000 "E" Medical Officers raise to four and a half is permitted, ers, had not received official noticeof

bond quota will be reached.' How- the school board may be able to bor- Legion the approval this morning and "l

ever, sales of this series will be From Field Are row against anticipated revenue and were reluctant to give too much f

credited until the end of the month add, to the $12,000 at hand to make Held Its Regular publicity to plans until this notice ,.I:
'. and efforts are not being relaxed to Kiwanis Speakers the necessary amount to constructthe is at hand but since the announce- ,

bring in as many as possible during building. Meeting TuesdayThe ment was made to the press by

1 this time. About sixty per cent of Captain W. B. Wilkins, medical -- Robert K. Creighton, regional rep- '

the quota is Mr. Parkinson's unofficial officer at Riddle, Field, and Captain monthly meeting of Cl wisI resentative of the FHA, it is assumed ..

estimate o> this time, and he :Murray Cash, flight surgeon at the MINUTES OF COUNTY I ton American Legion Post No. 93 that it is correct. 4
r is determined ''to cut, this margin be- I was held Tuesday night at the Inn .Some of the private dwelling ,jJ
."' fore the month loses. ''Next week same field, spoke at the regular I with some seventeen members pres- units will be built in Sugarland Park j

the Boy Scouts.wi I make a house-to- Wednesday night meeting of Kiwanis BOARD MEETING FOR ent. and in that general area but most of <

: house canvass of he town and it is Club.Cal'tain Scoutmaster A. H. King was present the dormitory units, housing single .
: believed that the sales make workers, are expected to be built '
they Cash outlined the dutiesof at the meeting and gave a most J'
t will go far toward bringing the '*E" a flight surgeon, stressing the THE MONTH' OF JULYThe interesting report on Boy Scout activities closer to town. Definite locations ..; 1

:. sales closer to the quota which was great responsibility that the position and some of the, members, of have not yet been decided upon. .

set at $76,000.Several entails. He also traced l the :Legion were amazed at the The newspaper article concerning .;
z purchases of large bonds briefly the development of aviation '''Board of County Commis- growth which the troop has made the housing said that negroes. ,,

of another series helped to put, the medicine since the beginning of the sioners, ,at their regular- meeting the I recently. would occupy 160 of the units and '

t county quota over the 'top. In fact, war. Captain Wilkins gave a brief first of last week, voted to publishthe I Scoutmaster King told the group i these will probably be constructe'T
there would have :been little possi- complete minutes of all board in Harlem. These, and fifteen oth-> '
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resume of the problems of disease, that he now' had 58 active Scouts : I
bility of a small county ever reaching especially those occurring in the meetings in the Hendry County cluded IR 'three patrols 'in Clewiston ers will be limited to rentals of: '. .. t

'a quota of more than half a mil- tropics, as they apply to our armed News of LaBelle and the Clewiston, and' one in Hooker's Point and in $31 per month and eighteen others :
k'lo- lion dollars without this help. News. This was done as a trial last I will be limited to forty dollars per ;
: forces and to the civilians in the the Air Scout and Sea Scout pa- ,
:a Jlr. ''Parkinson is hopeful that, countries where we are fighting month and met with the. expressed Vola. M. S. Wright is acting as the month or less. .'J'
even tho' the quota is or will be approval of many citizens and this Air Scout leader and C. Ziler,as the I
Captain ,: Wilkims; ,some
'- topped. no_ ;one,...wHs. se., buying a? tinent' facta "'on;"*!uiSHria gave! ', Guinea per- : month each the .minute|. appear .as_ they Sea Scout.leader; TheScouts, ,have Good Load,: of Scrap : :
month in the future.A
many bonds as possible, stressingthe will ,
number of activi-
worm, Maderia foot, typhus, cholera, participated in a
fact that because the, V loan, has_I sleeping ,sickness, .leprosy, and large volume of' business was ties, including a swimming meet at I Paper Obtained In \" ;
been a great is transacted by the board at the
success no reason to
Punta Gorda, this week, the recent 'i
elephantiasis. He stated that the
stop. ,making purchases. Germans and :Japanese are' deliberately special meeting this week. Siace Sunniland Council Camp and are First, Day's Effort '.;-'
---' the board met last week also'as an '
disease planning a, war bond house-to-house; ,
spreading
germs equalization board this also addedto
John Elmore Died canvass next week. first
among the conquered peoples so that The day's collection of scrap
they'' will ,remain the strongest races the business conducted and makes The ,Legion also discussed the paper last Tuesday by city em- ,
the minutes this
Tuesday Evening in Europe and Asia :in spite of military week'probably possibility of ,rebuilding the dock ,in
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longer than, at any other month in ployees netted a good load of prop-
the levee canal as an aid to children
defeat. He also said that
),' -, Of Heart Attack I civilians need not be alarmed about the year. swimming in ''these waters. It was erly bundled paper, cardjboard and
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( ,, i I the spread, of, tropical diseases into All indebtedness of Glades Coun-when agreed that a committee takejt up I[ magazines and while no effort was
ty assumed by Hendry County
- Jehn Elmore owner and managerof this country, but that all Americans :with the Ki yanis Club and see"what I made to weigh it, estimates were that
the LaMooreton Club, located at I should show' kindness and 'under- a portion of Glades was taken into the two clubs could do. I magazines and, while no effort was
the junction of Roads 25 and 67 six j standing toward the letuining Hendry a few years ago was paid R. N. Miller was present from I '
'off in full. The tax assessor's roll the amount was well over a ton.
miles south of Moore Haven, died servicemen. who are disfigured by LaBelle and reported on the or-
was accepted and the tentative American Collections will continue to be
suddenly of heart attack near his disease. ganization of the LaBelle
home Tuesday evening. budget was set up. Legion Post and' issued an :invitation made each Tuesday long as it is
:Mrs. M. M. Prewitt made a report It was also agreed, after a gen- to all Clewiston Legionnairesto possible to obtain an outlet for this
According to the best information on the activities of the Girl eral discussion at the meeting la&t
attend, accompanied by their ssrap and everyone is asked to bundle -
available Mr. Elmore left his placein Scouts. The club agreed to purchasea
week and the matter toeing tabled tie their
wives, the first meeting of the new and papers or maga-
company with Mark Kiniion of I set of flags for. the girls and, together that the I
until this week, applicationof organization on August 1. The I zines and have it outside where it
Moore Haven to go rabbit hunting I with the American Legion, to Palm Beach Liquors, Inc., be ap- (Continued on Page 10) l can easily be' seen ,by the truck when '
in the south of his club.
territory bear the cost of rebuilding the swim- proved for a bar and package store. lr lit passes your house.
Friends who were with ,them when .ming dock for the young people. in Clewiston. .

;F' they left"remained' behind talking I Luther' Owens was received as anew The complete minutes follow: Vase Babcock appeared before the I '

and said that only a very few minu- member of Kiwanis Club. Th Board of County Commissioners Board in regard to needed repairsto I j Belle Glade ,Motors
tes had elapsed until the car re- of Florida met Devil's road stating
Hendry County, the ; Garden ,
turned and Mr. Kinnon said that in session on Monday, July 3, 1944, that there was a lot of traffic on ITo Open Next ,Week
"Mr. Elmore had suffereda Air Mail Sheets For
evidently at the courthouse in LaBelle, Flor- this road with a lot of supplies and

heart attack just before shooting I Prisoners AvailableAir ida, pursuant to notice, for the pur- cattle being hauled over the road i The Belle' Glade Motors, Ltd.,
the first rabbit they saw. Mrs. El- : pose of hearing complaints and receiving i and that the Seminole Indian Agency owned by E. M. Cornette of Clewis-

-more accompanied them to Moore testimony as to the value of I had complied with their agreementon ton and Blitz Wegman, now of the '

Maven to see Dr. D. M. Draughn but, mail sheets are now avail- any property, .real or personal, as the south end but there were U. S. Navy, will open for business
he was on a call at Benbow Farms i able at all post-offices for use in.. fixed by the County Assessor of some sections in the counties part next week Mr. Cornette states. The
and could not be reached by tele-\ corresponding with prisoners of war. Florida, and ,
taxes for Hendry County that detouring was necessary business will be located in the old
<_' -phone. They then hastened to The use of these sheets greatly I due notice of said meeting having this would be impossible after rainy i Legion Hall there which, was pur-

:I Clewiston and an examination disclosed -| reduces the time required for the been given as required by law, as season started, Mr. Babcock was I chased and moved to a location just
that he was dead upon ar-|\ delivery of letters. to prisoners of I per proof of publication on file. assured that some repairs would be I across the street.

, rival there and it is the belief of I'[ war both in the custody of German 'Members, of the Board present, G. E'I made on this road within a few I Charles Bolton will be manager '
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some that he died very shortly after, and Japan. They require the usual Etherton, J. O. Davidson, George ,days. Motion by Etherton seconded -! of the new business which will ,

being stricken. six-cent air mail stamp and are Poole, A. J. Evers and Asa by Poole that John Flint be allowed handle Ford tractors, farm implements -

Friends knew that he suffered flown to Lisbon, Portugal (if' head- send, together with H. A. Town-I $8.00 per month until blind and will do auto and tractor
with heart trouble for he was stricken ed for German camps) and there Board's attorney, and assistance is" received. Motion car- repairing. A complete line of Ford '

a couple of years ago with an attack picked up by German planes and Hull, clerk. Dennis Small, county I tractor, auto and other parts will
ried.An )
at Ocala while en route out of flown. to a central point in Germanyto assessor of taxes, for Hendry County I application for a license to sell I bo ,handled., "

the state on a vacation. He was be censored before being sent on Florida, presented the intoxicating liquor was presented' Mr. Wegman, who is recuperatingat
ti confined at that time to the hospital to the camps. Letters to the Orientgo ment roll as prepared by assess'I'I by the' Palm Beach Liquors, Inc., Camp Parks, CaL from illness :
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, ., for several weeks. to Teheran, Iran, by plane, thence the year 1944, for examination by I Lots 27 and 28, Block 354, Clewiston -., contracted while serving with the {
by surface routes to Manchukoa and advised the Board I, motion was'made
the Board and the
and following
will I '
Funeral services Sea-Bees Pacific
">- be held in '' Navy in the South ,
then are delivered to Japanese au that Comptroller had Motion seconded by: '
the State approved : by Evers
. Fort Myers this (Friday). morningat is expecting to be here very shortly -
thorities. the same. Messrs. J. E. I Poole that the application be tabled I
11:00 from the the Lawrence E. on a thirty-day furlough. '
The plan also facilitates, becauseof Beardsley and W. C. Owen, representing I until a hearing and investigation .
Powell Funeral Home with Rev. W. the single sheet, unsealed let- the United States Sugar be had. Motion carried. .
A. Myres conducting the II II
services. ter, censorship. Letters should be Corporation, and other interests at Motion by Etherton seconded by' Three Home Sales

Interment will. be in the Fort Myers I either typed or printed in block Clewiston appeared: before: the Boardin I I Evers that the Board recess until 1 Here
Are
Reported
.. cemetery. 1 i capital letters. They may be mail regard to valuations as fixed by I IP. M. Motion carried, The Board ,: '

t Immediate survivors are his widow ed in the usual way if enclosed in the assessor and asked that the ap- I 1 reconvened at one o'clock P. M. .
+ and one son, 'Private Jimmy El-I another envelop and addressed to proval of the roll be held in abcy-1: with the same members present. Announcement has' been madeof :.v

: "'ii i ':;:< ;;,. opore who is stationed in the Southwest -, "Postmaster, Prisoners of War," or. ance for a few days in order that a j Motion by Evers seconded by Ether- the sale of the J. E. Taylor homo :;

..;'' I '; 'i't.,...Y Pacific with the U. S. Marines. may be handed in without the en. more thorough comparison could be ton that the minutes of the regular on Arcade Avenue to W. :McGowin. ::1
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:' velop to a''' clerk at the postoffice. made, after discussion the following j I meetings of the Board be published The W. I. Lawson home on Ar- ;)

4.; .' ,: Despite war time liquor shortages, Letters should not be marked I motion was made: ;Motion by Ether- I Iin the Hendry County News' and the cade Avenue was sold recently to \; .".

': : Florida's beer, wine ,and whiskey fcix with Victory.slogans -for it has been i l ton seconded by Eveis, called and I( C Clewiston News, the same to be at H. J. Oglesby who has also purchased :,
.: reported that letters marked with l carried that the Equalization Board ;a price of $15.00 each. Motion carried from E. M. Cornette the two- '.
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collection reached a record total of .
"Win the War," "V;" "For De. recess until Monday, July 10, 1944, Motion by Etherton second-( story house on Pasadena Avenue
$8,471,546, ,nearly 11% above- the fen e" etc., are always? lost before at 10 o'clock A. M. The Board then 1 I Jed by Townsend that the following occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Alston -

previous year. Ii delivery.. :f'ti-,, went into regular session, Mr. I! (Continued on Page 6)) I .
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PAGE TWO THE Cl WlSTON NEWS FRIDAY, JULY .14, 194*

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with considerably greater ease. Next Wednesday night will honor 'the recently -,) munity Center. The meeting was NOTICE

The Clewiston News week we'll clean off our desk and arrived RAF cadets, of I called by the leader, Miss Laura Tallahassee, Florida, June 19, 1M-1
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get another load. Course 21 at Riddle Field but all I Bailey, and there were four mem- NOTICE Is hereby given that the

service men, as usual, are invited. bers present, Mrs. G.- N. Pitzen, Mrs. TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT 4)
Friday In Clewiston
Florida Published, by every the CLEWISTON NEWS A-'couple of weeks ago we took a Refreshments of punch and cake I M. M. Prewitt, Mrs. C. H. Berner Florida, offer for FUND sale.of to the be State sold of to-

Inc. run out to see the purebred herdsof will be served with the and Mis. Bailey and the assistant the highest bidder, in Tallahassee,

cattle that have recently been the Mother's Club doing the baking leader, Mrs. J. K. Rogers. Florida 1,, 1944 at 12:00 o'clock NOON, August -
the
following lands In
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Entered as second class mall matter shipped in by the United States of the cakes. i -- HENDRY COUNTY.. State of Florida:
February 1, 1927, at the Post Offlae In I, Sugar Corporation and placed at the The last dance the past Wednesday Three North Half (N%) of' Section,
under the Act of (3), .
!March Cl'ewlston 3, 1897.CARJt Florida. cattle breeding project south of the was a great,,success with a full i ..:..:..:..:.-:-.:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.. South Half (S /)'of Section Thirteen -
old dairy. Part of these can be quota of girls present and a large (13), '
North Half Fifteen
(Nip) of Section -
seen from the highway at times in group of cadets. Everyone appeared (15), .
Publisher passing but if you'll take the troubleto to have enjoyed themselves Towpshlp Foity-six (46) South,
.With
.. Range Thirty-one (31) '
East
--- drive out to the pens you'll' find thoroughly. It is hoped by the I I Containing 960 acres, mere, br,
Subscription Rate-$=50 Per Year it well worth the effort, providingyou i committee in charge that the girls less. > : .
This
I Notia/ is published in
com-
AdrrrtUln Rated! On Application. like to see fine stock. will continue to cooperate fully so pliance with Sections 253.12 and 253.12,

The three herds are Angus, Here- that all cadets attending may have .i Our Boys Florida Statutes 1941. ,
The Trustees reserve the right to reject -
ford and Shorthorn and, while every dancing partners. any and all' bids. '
Devoted to ,the advancement and welfare animal is fine-looking, the prize BY ORDER of the Trustees of the. .i.

of Clewiston and Hendry County. herd sires are the ones that'll take Louis Leiter Promoted I in theService | Internal SPjEbSARD Improvement: .. L. Fund.HOLLAND r
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your eye. We've always favoredthe I. Governor.

Angus for some reason or other To Staff SergeantMIAMI I 1'-'. C Elliot.: Secretary', Trustees.

f NATIONAL EDITORIAL but after looking over that Short- t i June 30, July .14, .,1, 28, 1944.

horn sire we're about to change our _
SSOCIATION' BEACH, Fla., July 12 .
mind. Anyway, after a year or two ,!. fi. .
Sgt. Louis H. Leiter, 23 of Clewis- "'.f. NOTICE TO CREDITORS
being conducted out
experiments 3'ama
Pro.bate Law '
ton, Fla., has been promoted to the 1033 .
valuable i
there will provide some

I clues as to which of these breeds is grade of staff sergeant. This was I q:N:N:N N..:..:N:N:N N N N:N:N N:N:N N:N:N:N:..:H R:N:I STATE OP -FLORIDA
announced today by the commanding -j COUNTY OF HENDRY
to the climate and \
best adapted
SMILES You and each
of
officer of the Army Air Forces I you are hereby noti-
-.- general conditions of this area. And' II I From Capt. S. A. McCorkle, fied to present any claim and de-
I Redistribution Station No. 2 in mants Which you, or either of you, "
A smile costs nothing, but gives various crosses will-do much to im- Miami Beach, to which he is assigned -!I! stationed at Camp Butner, N. C.., we I may have against the estate of Hiram
much. It enriches those who receive provethe general quality of range I' get a short letter this week and a Angus Gill, deceased, late of said
as a member of the Provisional County to the County Judge of H n-
without making poorer those stock in this area and should provea Headquarters squadron. couple of copies of their new camp dry County, Florida, at his office in
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who give. It takes but a moment, great boon to cattlemen.It [ paper. Capt. McCorkle says he I the court house at LaBelle, Florida*
within
He Feb. eight calendar months from the
entered the Army on
but the memory of it sometimes last gets the News regularly each week date of the first Publication of this
forever. None is so rich and mighty doesn't make great news, we'll 1941. Now he is one of the 10'1 and enjoys it and asks us to give I notice. Each claim or demand must b&
admit but 'when Jim Schofield, a manent party personnel at, AAF In writing, and must state the place of
,
that he can get along without it, his regards to all the fellows over- residence and post office address of
and none is so poor that be cannotbe I negro formerly of Clewiston, diedof distribution Station No.2, I seas. The papers are well-printed the claimant, and must be sworn to

made rich by it. A smile creates a heart attack in LaBelle it new assignments are recommended I and are filled with articles concern-. by torney the, on the tsame will agent become or his void at-

happiness in the home-fosters good made considerable impression on for AAF returnees from theaters of 1 I I ing camp life, individual accomp.I I according This to law.
operations. The returnees are I 29th day of June, 1944.
A. O. Ward. Because Mr. Ward,
will in business, and is the counter- lishments, etc. Such papers must ;a.
sign of friendship" It brings rest when he came to Clewiston from examined by specially selected med- be a source of great satisfaction to.1 Executor DOROTHY of the Estate S. GILL of .

to the weary, cheer to the discouraged Cedar Keys in 1926, brought Jim ical and classification officers whose everyone located in such a camp. Hiram Angus Gill. decoaaed.

sunshine to the sad, and it is with him and Jim had been one of joint findings are used in determin- STATE. HENDRY OF COUNTY FLORIDA., '

Nature's best antidote for trouble; his most faithful workers for many ing new assignments. Pvt. Lewis Wethington is in town June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28.

yet it cannot be bought, begged years in the lumber business. Jim Theme of the AAF Redistribution this week on furlough from Fort

borrowed or stolen, for it is of no was well known to many whites in program is; designation of each man I Scott, 111., where ,he was recently
this section and far several to duty for which he is best fitted. -----.
value to anyone until it is given years I transferred from Miami Beach. Got

". away. Some people are too tired to was employed by John Elmore to Returnees live at a Redistribution' to talk to Lewis only a minute 01 Johnson's Fish Camp-I

l I give you a smile. Give them one of :run his bar in Harlem. It was rather Station under conditions that en- two but we judge he'd have been:

; yours, as none needs a smile so a coincidence that his death witha courage natural response to pro- happier to have stayed at Miami l i (Near Hurricane (

heart attack followed closely cessing, majority of their two- Clewiston, Fra.
much as he who has no more to so a Beach.
'r t give!- elected.l' that of Mr. Elmore from the same week stay being devoted to rest and i 9 Boats and Motors-Guide Service
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cause. recreation. I 1 Rates Reasonable I
More will be seen elsewhere in II i
W. H. Johnson .
Mgr.
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On The House [ Around iI
;Sporting Young People Now (Continued on Page 10) iI I


By D. C. S. I By Bernard Myers
J; At Lantana CampA I T. M. WEEKLEY'S

Passing the tennis courts the other I
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ATTENTION! ALL HOME.
k Thursday morning ateleen o': evening I was surprised at the number group of some twenty-eight i I
CANNERS_
r:: clock we didn't have a government of people, young and old, male young people from the Clewiston FURNITURE STOREDealer
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I Before begin 1944 can-
you your
use stamp on the windshield of our I an'd'female, who were playing for. Baptist Church are spending this i
ning Good
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car. Thursd morning at twelve I all they were worth, despite an overdose week at Camp Osborne, west of
advises you: use the boiling- in iXEAV and USED
" we did, 'even if we did. have to bor- of this good Florida sunshine.It Lantana, a Baptist summer camp water bath method for tomatoesand I

row a five-spot from a,.friend to; get I occurred to me that a well organized sponsored by the Palm-Lake Associa- fruits Can all FURNITURE
only. vege-
it there. ., I tennis club would keep up tion of Baptist, Churches. '

[ The reason? Most of you know the interest of those playing, and, I 'Mrs. H. C. Meador, wife of the tables correct use except'of,',,tomatoes,by cookerto the' Buy,' Sell or Trade'
a
pressure
r: I with the aid of 'a little instruction, local church is direc- '
it, for we weren't the. only ones that ; pastor of the be sure of killing botulinus
'\ found little notices sticking under would help to develop a few potential tor of the camp ,this summer and is germs. In'the last few years, Spring Construction Velour

.,'.. the windshield wiper of cars telling I raqueteers. It makes any game. being assisted by Rev. Meador. The cases of botulinus food poisoninghave Upholstery Living Room

us to appear at the post-office pronto I more interesting to inject a little group left Monday and are expected cropped up in widely dif- I Suite

>, and signed by Uncle Sam's strong-I organized competition. to return home this evening. ferent parts of the country. Buy,

armed minions of the law. We appeared borrow, share a pressure cooker i LAWN SETS

but fast, and now that little The High School won two close Girl Scout Executive -but don't can low-acid vegetables I
I ball games this week, beating' the PIECE DIXIXG ROOM SUFTEDRESSERS
piece of
purple paper is ,sticking other If
'any
where it should have been stickingthe i I Guards 2 to 1 and the Sugar Cor- Committee Has MeetingThere ,want further information way. write you WITH J LRRORS ..
poration 6 to 5.. The ,
first day of July. play by A. J. I II Good Housekeeping Magazine,
I Thielen, Sr., at second base for the
And you guys who didn't have i I team was a meeting of the 959 Eighth Avenue, New York Xext To Carson's Store
sugar 'company is, something:
your car downtown and didn't get 19 N. Y. LaBelle Florida
to behold. The "old" gentleman is Executive Council of the Girl Scouts ..

caught needn't start laughing up I somewhat over 30 but he can still Wednesday afternoon at the Com
your sleeves for these boys said they
get around on a ball field. He
liked our town and were coming 1
takes a keen delight in arguing with
back very shortly ,and do 'a little I
the umpire and everybody else,
more looking, around. Uncle needs .
more, I expect, to rattle the kids .
that five bucks, so give brother,I than anything. In beating the THE OLD JUDGE SAYS ... r
give! I
Guards 2 to 1 the series between

' them and the high school now
;t From all we can hear the first
stands at 6 to 3 in favor of the 1,1. :
collection of paper in the scrap pa- Guards. .
per drive was quite a success. No

one took the trouble to weigh it, buta FF L-.i ** : J.I
conservative estimate is that there Beginning next Tuesday the -
Guards and the High School will .
was more than a ton. Since all of play three-game diamondball series '. J ( .' -I : "
it
was neatly bundled it was possibleto
for the championship of the Glades.
put it all on one truck, and was
' t' handled with a minimum of dif- The games will begin at six p. m. 1LJ
and will be played at Sugarland
ficulty. You who failed to get out Park. Everybody is invited. J

your paper the past Tuesday remember

.: that the collection will be made
Later on your columnist will have
'; again next Tuesday, and
every succeeding -
\'" some items on fishing, golf and
Tuesday, so long as there is
a chance to dispose of it. bowling. Right now the fishing is
just so-so and the 'bowling leagues .,
Frankly we were 'quite happy hare not been organized. ,

over the drive at our office for we've

been missing the trash collection Cadet Club Dance
quite ,
regularly and it began te look

like! the paper might crowd us out For New
Course
into the street. Since we furnished '

_. ,about half the load hauled the' __

other day we can get, 1. L I '/ :
around
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( -, Belle.$15.00 80 Acres per acre in between Clewiston Sunnjland and La-. "Judge, I've had a lot of calls for that book "There were lots of new things in the book l' j.,,

twenty-acre tracts as follows: you took out last week. .'Tell the Boys hadn't seen in any other reports from frontline -

20 Acres Wtt of SWM of NE4. 27. 44, 33 I Back Home. How did you like it?" writers. But there was one question the

f.r/, 20 Acres E3 of SWM; of :xWtf; 29,4.-1,34 i "Fine, Sarah, fine .it's just the kind men asked the author that I have seen time

L. ,. 20 Acres W'4 of SWM of XEM 21, 45, 34 a'of book I like to get hold of...I enjoyed and time again in these stories.That was'Aro

20 Acres W i' of NWJ4 of SE 34, 25 46, 34 }1} every word of it. Wish I could have been you going to put prohibition over on,us soldiersagain..andwithoutgettingourvote"t- "" .

iE I also have in LaBelle 9 city lots with fifty Valencia (f' along with the author myself. .actually "-

I:::' bearing orange trees and a tool house that I will sell for living with the' men right on the fighting "I noticed that too, Judge, and I think

$500 cash or part terms. All taxes and drainage paid I'ti' fronts. He got mighty close to them and .the least we can do for those fighting men

::. they certainly opened up their mina and !: who are doing so much for us it. to respect .. .

W. I. BASS 1 -: .their hearts to him." their wishes on that subject."
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!5IT )AT, JULY 14, 1944 THE QLHWISTOX' NEWS
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,. l" Hendry County, Florida, and
;' : TOO LATE TO ( from page 1) said Board may at this time or here- WHEREAS, the Board of County
..z.y after hold I
'z' resolution be adopted. Motion car- against said Hendry Commissioners
of
Glades County,
ried. County, on account of said above Florida
by a proper resolution pass-
,'; 3: CLASSIFY :: RESOLUTION. described assumption of indebtedness ed In a special meeting held Monday -

i i f WHEREAS, United States Sugar by Hendry County. June 19, 1944, did agree to accept -
::: ::: ; Corporation, Clewiston, Florida, by r STATE OF FLORIDA ) this payment of $1,491.37 and
and through R. Y. Patterson Traf-
COUNTY OF GLADES ). to cancel any and all claims that

: Z .a By RUSSELL KAY :t_ fic Department, 'has requested the I, D. S. Weeks, Clerk Circuit said Board may at said time or hero-
, County Commissioners of Hendry
Court Glades after hold against said
County, Florida, DO Hendry .
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Secretary Florida Press Association :? County, Florida, for a permit to HEREBY CERTIFY that the above I County on account of said indebtedness

1r.1.y _'".'--.Ao.. .. ......".....,.....r.rrr....A-A.... J..u..u..J.........-.ey> .......u.e. I a power line across the county road copy of resolution adopted by--the I the Board of County
As clever a bit of satire as it has Ion salt white sand, or plunge into 1 leading to Harlem in Hendry County Glades County Board of (Continued oa Page 6)

been my good fortune to encounter incredible clean breakers washed by Florida, the clearance above said ers in a special Commlssion'I -

.,' ,. In many a day comes to me through .the winds of half a world. Lie on!road to be 33 feet; also an underground day, June 19, 1944. 'I Report On Tag
'.J the courtesy of Paul McGowin of conduit to be under the IN WITNESS ,
: General Foods in Jacksonville. It your back and float in the mellow surface of said road, as per sketch hereunto set my hand and seal this I Sales Made By

is written by Billy Manning, a former sunlight-romp with the playful accompanying said request; said installations the 19th day of June, A. D. 1944. ,

employee of General Foods and Tiger Sharks.If to be made at its own (CLERK'S SEAL) D. S. WEEKS, Collector Miller

now self-appointed President of the you are a competitive type, you expense; the cut through the road Clerk eircuit Court.

New Guinea Chamber of 'Com will find keen sport upon thQ green* I for the underground conduit to be Motion by Etherton seconded by (Hendry County News)
Townsend called and carried that A total of 1363 motor vehicle
merce, and promotes this famed court of the Sanananda Bath ,and properly repaired at its expense; the following resolution be adopted. -
South Pacific Resort in true Cham- Tennis Club. Bring your sticks and I THEREFORE, be it resolved by Motion carried. I license tags have been sold so far in

ber of Commerce style. tour the unmatched fairways of the the Board of County Commissioners RESOLUTIONWHEREAS I 1944 through the office of R. N.

If the following appeal don't Buna Foxhole Club. Here the traps l of Hendry County, Florida, in on May 31, 1944, the ", Miller, county tax collector. Of

make you want to pack your bag and have frustrated the very best ofj{open session on this 3rd day of Clerk of the Board of County Com- :this number 10 are half year tags.

"be off to New Guinea, then you are Japanese professionals. The nightsah July, 1944, that permission be an'dis missioners of Hendry County, Flor- i Making the
1363 total
beyond the reach of ..any Chamber The Nights! Mighty chasmsof hereby granted to said United ida, took up with the Clerk of the up were '

of Commerce. darkness-sable curtains powered States Sugar Corporation covering' Board of County Commissioners of I passenger plates 941, truck and trailer

'"Come To Lovely New Guinea" with stars of uncanny beauty., installations of a crossing of a Glades County, Florida, the matter 406 and miscellaneous 16. Of .

Are you a housewife with nerves The Southern Cross hangs there like power line across the county road of paying off in full the principal I:the passenger 3 were T,. 126 plain, "

''tattered and torn by life's mad pace? the kite of some Godlike giant. The leading to Harlem in Hendry County and interest due Glades County, I 755 D, 54 Wand 3 WW. Truck
smoothing coo of the vampire bat ,Florida, the clearance above said Florida for I
Are you a defense worker whose I Hendry County, Flor- 'sales broken
flows down from the stately palms, road to be 33 feet also under- down showed G 43, GH
morale has been shattered by ; an ida, on account of the pro rata shareof I
and can hear the lilting slobberof under 188, GK 172, G GL 51 trailer
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'$200.00 a week? Are you worried you ground' conduit to be the sur- the Glades County Courthousebond ; ,

over the grim menace of Mitsubish- Japanese bodies washing softly face of said road, as per sketch accompanying issue which was assumed by 22, B 13, BB 7, L 10, while in the

les over' Minneapolis? Does your along the beach. request; said installa- Hendry County, 'Florida, under date miscellaneous group were K 2, M 1,

battered soul thirst for some peace- And how will you spend your first tions to be made at its own expense -'i of October 19, 1937 as appears of. E 4, C 4", A 4 and maintenance 3.
'ful haven where days ,drift by like evening? We might drop in on a ; the eut through the road for I I
the underground conduit to be r r ,. ..............
'Rose petals on the placid tide of native Tillage where the simple !'
black.-men live in unspoiled dignity.In properly repaired at its expense,
sleep? Then be of good cheer, for H"II IIIIIIIIIIIII lIIIIHIIIIII lIIUIIIIIIII lIIIIIIIIIlli'' r IIHulllillll IIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIUIlIIIIII lIIIIIIIIIHIIIX
the earth's war scarred face can be this thatched hamlet we find the and to save Hendry County, Flor-

blotted out by the many fingered romantic New Guinea Islander in ida, from any and all expenses that h. ',?

shadows of a palm romancedrenched his proper setting-untouched by may arise by damages thereby. t

New Guinea, the Shangri-la of the the grubby paws of the white man's Motion by Etherton seconded by t y

tropics-the past participle of, perfection world. Near the eerie chant swirl- Evers called and carried that the :;: Help Provide More: Guns i

ing through the fire-burnished I following resolution passed by the ..
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darkness, "She'll be a-comin' round Board of County Commissioners of h a'nphrM'k.., 'f..
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\ To reach this isle of enchanted I h
mountain when she 'comes, she'llbe Glades County, Florida, be spreadin .t. ti 6'qwjYi.>'g"f. .
loveliness must cross the cobalt
you
drivin' six white horses when she full on the minutes- this Board. h y.
blue foothills of the Pacific., For
comesVery well, if insist :Motion carried. BUY i- VR ;
you
: \ :a few glorious weeks you live in the :: 1
New Guinea's drawer RESOLUTION ,
t upon upper ,
fascinating main's world below
we'll watch 'the sunset through tall WHEREAS, the Legislature of i WAR x
decks. Tucked cozily in Tier No. 4 .
and misty glasses in the air con- 1937 passed an Act, being Chapter .. 1
I I of an eight man bunk, you watch ditioned bar of Dobodura Plaza. We 18568 (No. 862) extending and en- ::: BONDS Xi ::1
I the imprint of buttocks bulge and h
dine dreams-festooned larging the boundaries of Hendry
:. can on terraces r
fade in the springs above you-hear
of the Nassau Hotel. The County, Florida, so as to include from ? I
'; Bay : income
torpedoes boil beneath s
dreamingly : :
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therein the
following described territory -
'I the storm and realize that life can evening may be brought to a fitting ..
climax dancing beneath the stars at of Glades County, Florida, to- f .f. .
r be beautiful, yet all this is a poor .. 1 I
Klub Kododa wit:
where Don, Carlos' ornciAUf
herald of the island splendor which I
East one half of Section :=: PHOTOGRAPH
t fluid flute drains the very souls of thirtyone Y f "i 1
is to be yours in New Guinea, a I ,V. U. S..AKMV
musie, and champagne corks fire a and all Section 32, Township .i. SiaNAL CORP .,' I
flowered
fantasy often referred to
.. as ,
42 South, Range 29 East and 7
21-gun salute to Bacchus. "
the healthiest community west of :: : X
WHEREAS, the said Act was on f t Z
the Fiji Island Leper Colony. Watchit And 'what can be livelier than : I
the '7th day of September, 1937, X '
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burgeon above the, 'clean ''line driving home through 'ack ack V I
ratified and confirmed by a majority y 'l
where sea embraces sky-vibrate to spangled ,night-sketching the lazy v 'f.
,,' vote of the qualified electors, and
the topaz peaks wrapped in a golden butterfingered"searchlights in their ?
WHEREAS, Hendry County accordingly $ Y
nimbus of blood sucking insects, slow pro bings? You can feel your : Y
assumed its proportionateshare }
muscled like bull gorillas. You will broken soul re-knitting itself as the S ?
of the outstanding bonded indebtedness :: y
be embalmed along with it-a never jeep tires croon on the boulevards, Y
as recorded In the Minutes h 1 1/ .
to be forgotten experience. and home at last to sink into the b / Y
t.. of this Board in Minute Book 4, h Y
At first view lush drowsy ripples of your bed. Let Y (
this fairylandis
page 93, andWHEREAS t I I P Y
the elfin
drone of the
mosquitoesurge
almost confusing. What to do? the State Auditing ::: of Y
you gently down the slope of 'f.
Will you ride atop a blooded steer h
Department at this time, June 17, Y
utter peace. Tune your ears to the '
along aromatic trails which sweep 1944, finds the balance still due to + X
':t Roosevelt Ridge? Or shall the first crystal waters of the lalcki as it the Glades County' Court House y y ?
.'f hike wanders toward the sea-chuckling r
take you through the convulsive Bond Issue by Hendry County to be h Y
beauty of Hellfire pas "? contentedly through the picture- follows .:. .Y.
as u
sque eye-sockets of Japanese skulls. : .. II '.
Here the beauty bewildered touristis Principal _.............................1430.59 : II ;
Open your pores to the lure of the X
want to fill his lungs with the ,
tropics. Interest to June ,15, 1944 60.78 IIMC, ,.,
,. breezes which blow across the ': .'.
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Samurai rotting peacefully in the Yes, come to New Guinea and $1,491.37and y y 'I

::" ravines-to bathe his soul in glam- bring your straight jackets. WHEREAS, Hendry County I f
our. But there is always the good New Guinea Chamber of CommercePaul
wishes to pay off this sum at this i X
humored argument between mountains 'McGowin, President. :
time, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED ?
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and sea coast. ,So perhaps you .y
would prefer a day on New' Guinea's Buy WAR BONDS and be sure that Glades County Board of yIIIIIUIRI'II

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'AGE SIX THE CLEWISTON_ ._ NEWS. FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1944
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Of- sion on this 3rd day of July, 19'44, E. E. Gross, Allen Douglas J. S. Dees A. R.1\I send as and constituting the Board
Minutes that a warrant be drawn on the Viewers appointed by' County Fussell, James Fussell, Donald Fus- of County Commissioners of Hendry

Courthouse Interest and Sinking Commissioners of Hendry sell, William Guy, Tommie Guy, County; Florida, who being first
(Continued from Page 5) Fund No.2. payable to the Boardof County Florida. Frank' Lee Hutchinson, Guy H. duly sworn by me on oath depose
Commissioners of Hendry County, County Commissioners of Glades :Motion by Etherton seconded by Hand C. J. Hall, J. B. Hendry Jr., and say: That pursuant to the pro-
Florida, by a proper resolution duly County, Florida, In the sum of $1- Townsend that the viewers' report U. G, Hedges Hugh Hull L. M. visions of Section 4465 of the 'Compiled -
passed: in open session held on July 491.37 in full settlement of said and recommendation be accepted to Jennings, Samuel Luckey Stafford General Laws of Florida, 1927,
:3: 1944 did order that said indebtedness obligation and mailed to the Boardof include the following described Luckey Clifford Luckey, W. W. Section 41.01 of the Florida Sta-
be paid and cancelled and County Commissioners Glades road and in view of the viewers Langford B.' F. Magill, Carl Malm- tutes, 1941, they did gather and
that a warrant be drawn on the County, Florida, together with, a recommendation and petition requesting berg, Lester' McCormick, J. D. Mc- meet together in the regular meet-
'Courthouse, Interest and Sinking copy of this resolution. that the road be extended Leod E. M. O'Bannon, J. W. Bowles, ing place of the said Board of
ft'und No. 2, payable to the Board Motion by Evers seconded by farther south, that a new county Jay B. Randall, James M. Rider, County Commissioners of Hendry
of County Commissioners of Glades Etherton that the bills be paid as road is hereby established 100 feet Paul Rennolds. Charlie Yeomans, County Florida at the Court House
'County. Florida, in the sum of $1- read. Motion carried. Motion by wide; the center line of said road to Selden L. Stewart W. P. Andrews, J. in LaBelle Florida, on the 10 day'of
491.37 in full settlement of said Etherton seconded by Poole that the I be the following described line: J. Ridgdill' S.: V. Burke John R.' July, 1944, and being then and

'. 't>Obligation, etc., and Board recess to 10 o'clock A. M. Beginning on the center line of : Burnett, Thomas W Blount, Roy C. there assembled and convened in
WHEREAS, the taxpayers living Monday, July 10, 1944. Motion State Road No.. 25, 56 ft. east of the Brown, R, E. Burchard J. H. session did then and there proceed
Nln the territory affected by said carried. corner of Sections 7, 8, 17 and 18, Booth Joe R. Rlsley. Douglas Barton to select from the male persons who ,

':bond issue are relieved of a hardship The Board of County Commissioners Township 43 South, Range 33 East R. A'. Bryant E. D. Yeomans are qualified to serve as jurors in 1

't, '. and greatly benefitted by' the of Hendry County, Florida thence south along the line 56ft, Marshall A. Page, Ben Cross, C. C. Hendry County, Florida, a list of
\ ::payment of said Indebtedness reconvened on Monday,. ,July 10, east of and parallel to the west line Cook Tillet Crawford, M. G. Davis, exactly Two Hundred and Fifty
THEREFORE, BET IT. RBSOLVED 1944, at '10 o'clock ,A. M. as per ad- of Sections 17, 20, 29 and 32, Town; J. W. Deih'l, T, M. Pollard B. F. ,(250)) names; of persons to be placed
; by the Board of County Com- journment on July 3, 1944, at the ship 47 South Range 33 East and Guy, A. M. GHsson Dillon Hall, in this ,jury box of the County
t! "missioners of Hendry County Florida courthouse in LaBelle Florida; with west to line of Section 5, Township John L. Hall Clyde C. Helms, Frank Judge's Court in and for Hendry

k ,in open session'' on this '3rd day the following members present: 44 South Range 33 East, to a point' W. Harris, Sam E. Heath, Perry C. County. Florida, for the year 1944-

t 'of;'{July, 1944, that the assessment Chairman J. O. Davidson, G. E. 100 feet south' of, the south line of Hull, Robert V- Hedges H. G. 1945 ; that the persons so selected
.,' 'for 'taxes in said territory, to-wit: Etherton George L. Poole A. J, Section 5, Township 44 South Hisler Wade Hampton C. E. Weaver to be"placed upon the'' said jury list,
East one-half of Section thirty-one Evers and Asa Townsend together Range 33 East, said line as above A. A. Harrington, John Poole and placed thereon in addition to

I'. ;and *&ll of Section thirty-two, Town- with H. A. Rider, attorney and Wil- described follows the center line ofa J. B. Hendry Jr., Ralph Hendry other and general qualifications required -

':ship 42, Range 29 East Hendry liam T. Hull, clerk. The Board hav- levee constructed by and belong- Lonnie Howard, George M. Hendry by law are such persons whom <
CountY, Florida, for the Courthouse ing recessed for the purpose of completing ing to Sugarland Drainage District; Grover A. Hill, Ray C. Hall RobertE. the undersigned Board of' County
I' 'Interest and Sinking Fund be In the their work of equalizing the thence continue in a southerly direction Ketring. Commissioners, under a nersonal

,; :same amount as that assessed 1944 tax roll, the Board again resumed to a point on the west side R. F. Lewis Cecil Langford J. selection made by them, a dch
t.. i Cagainst the balance of Hendry its work of reviewing and of Section 8, Township 44 South, Messer, V. J. Messer, Roy F'I and all of them did find and determine -
''Motion by Etherton seconded by equalizing the assessment roll for Range 33 East 1000 feet south of Wilson Miller Hoyt H. McCall, to be and have good reasonto

"JWnsend that the following reso- the year 1944. Mr. W. C. Owen the northwest corner of said section J. Nobles Frank O'Bannon; John believe are law abiding citizensof

lution be adopted. Motion carried. again appeared before the board and 8, thence continue south along the Paul O'Bannon, Tom Poole, J. W. approved integrity good character -

r';, RESOLUTION stated that while he was of the west line of Sections 8. 17, 20, 29 Pendrey Mark Poole P. M. Price sound judgment and intelligence -

R:,7". WHEREAS the, Legislature of opinion there were several tracts and 32, Township 44 South, Range C. F. Pascher, Arthur E. Reck- and who are not physicallyor
t.. 1937 passed an Act, being' Chapter that were out of line the amount of 33 East and west line of Section 5, werdt, W. N. Stallings, C. C. Stew- mentally Infirm; that the said list

f' 18569 (No. 862) extending and enlarging cash involved was so small that the 8, 1-7. 20 and 29, thence west on art, Henry Clay Smith, R. Browning of persons was personally selected g
: the boundaries of Hendry companies he represented were' the south line of Section 30, Town- R. M. Burchard, R. O. Burch- by them and each and all of them

f': County, Florida, so as to include willing to accept the roll. ship 45 South, Range 33 East, thence ard, Clyde Crawford, Joseph O. In'their capacity as members of the'
'f therein the following described territory The Board of County Commis- westerly along the south line of Crews, Albert Dyess Harvey S. Board of County Commissioners of,

of Glades County Florida to- sioners of Hendry County, Florida, Sections 25, 26 and 27' Township Dyess Robert Daniels, Earl Dyess Hendry County Florida in open
*wit: having ompleted its work of perfecting 45 South Range 32 East, to the W. F. Dyess, Cleve Daniels Willie meeting, as 'Possessing'all the quali-

East one-half of Section thirty- reviewing and equalizing the intersection of what is known as Daniels, Tom Graham Alto Hires I fications required by law as recited
Section thirty-two the Devil's Garden Rodd. Motion Alonzo Howard Wendell Howard above and otherwise according to
'one and all of assessment roll for the year 1944 '
East and carried. Seth A. Howard, J. F.,, Haskew C. the best of their respective knowledge -
Township 42, Range 29 as prepared by the county assessorof
Motion by Etherton seconded by C. Hires C. C. Housed Robert Howard information and belief; that
"I' the said Act has heretofore taxes it was found that the as-
WHEREAS, Townsend that the Hendry Soil Woodrow Howard, Harry C. I the said list hereto attached begin
the 7th day of sessments as made by him were
f, to-wit, OH Board Conservation District be allowed to Hansen ''Tony May Earl R. Murray pages 1 to 10 inclusive, signed and
and equal and the
been ratified just fairand
{ September, 1937 use the Grand Judy Room in the C. A. Murphy, Walter J. McNally verified by them hereby.
r of the and duly considered -
majority vote having gone over
confirmed by a courthouse for office space. Motion John McNally, Frank McClenithan, J. O. DAVIDSON
electors at a special elec- same, it was upon motion by I
qualified carried. W. R. Purvis, Burton E. Poor EarlS. Chairman Board of County
authorized Evers seconded by Poole called and
said date
'tion held as "
on
Royer, J. M, Walker W. H. Whid-
': Act andWHEREAS carried that the assessment roll as Motion by Evers seconded by Commissioners of Hendry
by sai4
prepared by the County Assessor of Townsend that the sheriff take den.S.. County,. Florida.
as provided by said L. Burhans, Neely Davis, Eu-
Taxes of Hendry County Florida Damon Howard to the Florida State G. E. Etherton
&et the Board of County Commissioners B. Fortson Cecil E.
gene Grainger,
Hospital Chattahoochee Florida on George L. Poole
for the year 1944 be accepted and ,
Florida
: of Hendry County approved without change. Motionby the previous commitment. Motion Frank P. Gibbs, J. N. Hall, M. W. A. J. Evers
acting fQr and on behalf of said Hilliard Alvin Hester ,Charlie Lancaster -
4; ; Etherton seconded by Townsendthat carried. Asa Townsend.
l ''County of Hendry, assumed its pro J. H. Luke. J. P. Lewis H.
County Commissioners of
the equalization board be now Motion by Evers seconded by
rata share of the Glades County K. Maddox, Terrell Maddox, C. C.
adjourned and that the Board now Poole that the' Board recess until Hendry County, Florida.
issue at joint
; Courthouse Bond a McGowin, J. W. McDaniel, J. W.
Sworn to and subscribed beforeme
into regular session. Motion car- one o'clock P. M. Motion carried.
Board of County go I
71 'meeting with the McDaniel Jr., M. H. Perry Arthur: this
; 10th day of July A. D. 1944.
The Board re-convened at one P. M
of Glades County as
'Commissioners ried.The Peters, W. S. Shoults David Thig- (CLERK'S SEAL)
of record under following viewers' report was with the same members present. i
'the same appears pen Homer Taylor Maurice Taylor I WILLIAM T. HULL
'date of October 19, 1937 in Com- received:' Pursuant to the provisions of Sec- Emory Taylor M. N. Taylor Pete Clerk of the Circuit Court
:missioners Minute Book 3, pages 7 STATE OF FLORIDA ) tion 4465'of the Compiled General! Townsend, J. B. Thomas Ernest ''
Hendry:County Florida
to 11 Inclusive, Hendry County records COUNTY- OF HENDRY ) Laws of Florida 1927 Section 41.01 Taylor Gilbert Taylor, T. L. Thig- II Motion by Townsend, seconded by

in the following amounts: TO THE HONORABLE BOARD OF of the Florida Statutes, 1941, the pen, C. O. Willis Mark White and' Etherton that the application by

of.. ''Courthouse bonds COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF Board of County Commissioners of James Weathersbee. Palm Beach Liquors Incorporated

(3 issues) .........007% $1117.55 HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA: Hendry County. Florida, did on the STATE OF FLORIDA ) I located on Lots 27 and 28, Block

:.:..' 'Judgments _................007% 500.18 We the undersigned disinterested 10th day of July 1944, meet in the COUNTY OF HENDRY ) 354 Clewiston Florida, to sell intoxicating -
I{:" 'and 'WHEREAS, due to the small freeholders in Hendry County regular county Commissioners room Before, me the undersigned au- I liquor be approved. Motion -
P:; : 'territory covered by this indebtedness Florida heretofore appointed and in the courthouse in LaBelle Hen- carried.
thority J. 0. I
personally appeared
:. -" the low valuation of the same ordered by your Honorable Board on dry County, FI"orida. there being Motion by Etherton seconded by
Davidson G. E. L.
Etherton George
Townsend that bills
the
'and for the most part being sub- the 7th day of March 1944, to view present J. O. Davidson, Chairman Poole A. J. Evers and Asa Town- I as read. Motion carried.be approved -
divided in boom time lots and blocks and mark out the best 'route for a G. E. Etherton George L. Poole, A. ,,
'
many of which have gone back to certain proposed road in Hendry J. Evers and Asa Townsend, who The Board of County Commissioners' Hendry' County, Florida having
She: Trustees of the Internal Improvement County, Florida said road described constituting the said Board of County completed its work in the preparation of: its estimates of the aeces-

Fund on which no taxes in said Order and having taken Commissioners said County, sary'and ordinary expenses and all special and extraordinary expendi- j
'are collected and the high millage oath to perform our duties faithfullyand together with William T, Hull, tures contemplated duringthe fiscal year 'commencing October ,,1, 1944
to September 30, 1945,' as required by law, it: was upon motion of Ether-
Necessary to meet the obligationsof having discharged the duties Clerk of said Board and H. A.
ton seconded by Townsend, called and carried that the estimated expenditures -
this fund the same working an assigned to us, find the following to Rider Attorney of said Board.
as prepared by the Board be advertised in the Hendry County
'extreme hardship on the taxpayers be the best route for said proposedroad Jury List, Hemlrj' County, Florida News, the newspaper designated by the Board for its legal publications
L within the district and in Hendry County Florida. Selected July 10, 1944) as pos- each time of which is to be taken uP', considered and acted upon separately
WHEREAS, Hon. G: S. Mobley The center line of said road to be sessing the qualifications of jurorsas at the next regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, August 1, 1944.
Assistant State Auditor has de- the following described line: Beginning prescribed by the Laws of Flor- Extimated expenditures as follows:

termined the amounts due by Hen- on the center line of State Ida. GENERAL REVENUE FUND

dry County, Florida, to _Glades Road No. 25, 56 ft. east of the. corner J. O. Davidson Chairman: 211 Salaries and mileage of County Commissioners ....................5000.00
G. E. Etherton Member. 212 Salary of Clerk to the Board ._..........,...................:................... 2,700.00
County at this time are as follows: of Sections 7 8 17 and 18, ,
i 219 Attorney to the Board, Sheriff ....____....__._................................ 1,560.00
A summary of the principal and Township 43 South, Range 3 East, George L. Poole Member.: 221 Clerk Circuit Court .................__...:...................................._..... 60.00
f' Interest follows: thence south along the line 5G ft. A. J. Evers Member. 224 Tax Assessor, Commissions .................................................... 1,800.00 '
'9-7-37 Principal .$1,617.73 east of and parallel to the west line Asa Townsend Member. 225 Tax Collector Commissions ....................................__.............. '1,800.00
!-6-41. Payment ....$614.79 of Sections 17, 20, 29 and 32, Town- Board of County Com- 241 Maintenance of Courthouse ..........._......................................... 2,000.00
'
Less Int .... 254.82 ship 43 South Range 83 East: and 'missioners of Hendry 261 Elections and Supervisor of Registration .............................. 1200.00
west to line of Section 5, Township County, Florida. 262 Legal Advertising and Expanses ............................................ :300.00() .
;, Applied onPrincipal 44 South Range 33 East to a point D. G. Alston D. B. Allen, Roy 263 Advertising Delinquent Taxes .....................-:......................... 100.00
259.97 100 feet south of the south line of Alston O. A. Anderson, W. H 264 Expenses Tax Delinquent Lands ..............................:............. 1000.00
t. C. M. 269 Administrative Supplies and Expenses ......__.......................... 2,500.00
Adams N. G. Archer Archer -
Section 5, Township' \ South, Range 341 Maintenance of Jail ..........................:.............:.............: :......... 300.00
., -, $1,357.76 33 East, said line as above described Carl Anderson John E. Baker 361 Coroners 'Inquest, Fees and Costs ........................................... 150.00
-'/ ,'_ :3-4-42: Payment ....$121.94 follows the center line of a levee K. Bowden A. H. Brewer; Paul Bus 437 Maintenance of County Cemetery...............:<......................... 300.00
'. Less Int. .... 101.82 constructed by and belongingto sey V. E. Bryant, J. E. Beardsley, 562 Insanity Inquest .......................:.__................................. .....-.._ '150.00
Sugarland Drainage District.We C. O. Benbow W. R. Broderick 563 General Welfare ........................:..................:........................... 3,000.00 "
Applied on recommend that the right of Gordon Bembry, E. B. Bethea Jr.. 681 Salary of County Agent ..................................:....................... 1,680.00
Principal ,...,...:..........' 20.12. way for this road be 100 ft. wide E. B. Bethea, Sr., Chas. Bolton 699 Contingencies and Emergencies ................................... ........ 1,000.09
; being 50 ft. on each side of the above Leon Bembry G. H. Brower G. H :FINE AND FORFEITURE FUND
Interest as of described line. Brown, W. S. Bowdon, Frank Cox, 321 Clerk of the Circuit Court fees and cost ?..............<................$ SOO.OO
323 County Judge fees and cost ...:..............._........;...................... 2500.00
x 9-30-43: ........:............. 92.95 As noted above, the location of W.. J. Cato. B. H. Crawford, O. A. 324 Justice of the Peace fees and cost ......................................... 600.00
Y the road will be on a levee belonging Clark, Pete Christensen G. L. Can- 325 Sheriff, fees and cost commissions Bailiff Deputiesand

Interest to .' v .to Sugarland_ Drainage District trell, G. H. Cox H. L. Davis A. J. attendance: on court ._.................:..: .............................. 7,000.00
: 6-15-44 ..:..:. '............ 60.78 and we are enclosing, a letter in I Daigle J. W. Doty, ,C. A. Driggers 3281 Witness fees ............................................................................ 200.00
tit which the Board of Supervisors of John Elmore, Joe E. Elder Paul 3282 Jurors fees ...................................._..................: ..................... 100.00
Total dues Sugarland Drainage District agreeto Emrich, James E. Edens Otho For- 329 Other Court cost and fees .............__.__.._................................. 500.OP
6-15-44 ..................1491.37 the location of the road on the rester. 362 Feeding and care 'of prisoners ................................................ 1600.00
'and WHEREAS under direction of levee provided that the established R. G. George, J. M. Harris E. H. 699 Contingencies and emergencies ............................. ................ 500.00

'this Board the Clerk for the Board grade at elevation 25 is maintained. Holstine, B. W. Hundertraark, W: $13,300.00ROAD "4'

;has deposited in the Glades County The establishment of this road C. Hooker I. L. Ingram. Frank AND BRIDGE FUND

a Courthouse Bond Interest and Sink- will entail the construction of two Jacobs, A. H. King, E. S. Knight L. 413 Bridge Tender ..................................__............I...:.....................$ 900.00
ing Fund a sufficient amount to pay bridges one being across the east L. Lowe H. A. Land, J.V.. Lolly 415 Labor ................................._....................: ................._............... 7,000.00
off said amount the Glades County and west canal, south of and parallel R. J. Lee, R. L. Marshall, G. B. Mc- 422 Maintenance of equipment ...................-....... ............................ '1000.00
.Board of Commissioners by appropriate to Road No. 25 at the point of Duffie, M. M. McCall, B. E. Nail, I 423 Gasoline and oil ........................:....................'.:..._.........".......... 1,500.00
resolution having agreed beginning,. and the other being Sr.. Ralph O'Neal, D., A. Olden H. 424 Supplies and incidentals ...__..-.............: ......:...:...................... 600.00:
1 to accept the payment of $1,491.37 across the borrow pit south of Sugar- E. O'Brien O. A.Pratt, Alonzo Ray; 429 Rent of equipment .......................__.......:....................;............ 1000.00
: 'and cancel any and all claims that land Drainage District's South Line H. J. Roath, Elbert L. Stewart J. 432 Bridge material ...................................:......................:............. 1200.00 .,
'the 472 Road machinery ..........._......................................................... 3,000.00 .:
Glades County Board at Levee at the Southwest H. Stone Oscar Shelfer John
Seger,
of
: may corner 494 Payment to cities ..............__............................. ...................... 900.00 ',: :
."" this time or hereafter hold against Section 5, Township 44 South Range M. A. Thomas, B.: L. Thompson, JohnS 699 Contingencies and emergencies .......... ... ..;..:.........;....c.......:.. '1,000.00 ..
Hendry County on account of having 33 East., The grade of the south Taylor, S. E. Townsend, Charles :; .! :
'.assumed the above described indebtedness line levee at this point is elevation Trenarv:', H. E. Trice J. F. Tippey, 18100.00 "
by Hendry: County and it 258 ft. above Mean, Gulf Datum Fred Topper II. C. Varnadoe Urey PUBLICITY FUND .. "' '

'.appearing to the best interest of which grade should be maintained. Waldron, M. S. Walston, L. P. Aus- 685 Money to be expended for publicity purposes' ..../..................1500.00 .
tf. the taxpayers within the district as Your viewers recommend that this tin William D. Blount Alvah C. .COURTHOUSE BOND INTEREST AND SINKING FUND I
ti; well as to the two counties as a road be continued south at least 8 Burke M. R. Browning, M. J. Bush, 761 Interest on 28000.00 bonds outstanding ...'../.............?.......1560.00 .
i 1: whole that said indebtedness be miles (perhaps farther) and then S. C. Bowles G. S. Curry, Edward 762 Bonds maturing .........:.................................:..:..J....................:.. 5000.00 '
paid and 763 Commission and expense .................................A.................10.00
cancelled at this time turn along
west a section line to intersect Curry C. L. Couch. Johnnie Cole

therefore with the Devil's Garden Bascom Crawford. E. O. Collins, W. ) 6570.00

BE IT' RESOLVED by the Boardof road. This 10th day QfI a)', 1944. F. Cothern, James H Cook, Dempsey There being no further business before the :>oard at this time and
County Commissioners of Hen- W. C. OwenW. Collins L. C. Crawford. upon motion by Evers seconded by Poole called/ and carried the Board

dry. County,. Florida in open ses- C.: Prewitt. F. H. Daub Claude Davidson, adjourned.


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THE CLEWISTON PAGE THREE;
FRIDAY., JULY- 14.. 1044


Conducting Revival KNOW YOUR AR1YIR FORCE Standard Oil Buys
(Answers are on Page 10)
.,.. .. .""""
u
$1,000 Bond In County
r; This is the first of a series of

II : ,,',; quizzes compiled by Avon Park
,
':
: .:
f. SOCIETYMiss .; The Hendry County quota in the
PERSONAL -- Army Air Field, Florida. Anotherset
f Fifth War Loan Drive is Dearer ful-
I of ten questions will be published -
fillment today due to ,the subscription -
next week. Test your knowl-
of 1000.00 Standard Oil
edge of your Army Air Force by the by
I method 17-20 Company (Ky.)
following scoring : I
-- M f
... points-excellent; 14-16 pOints- Mr. J. A. McGehee, the eonipany'a
I local agent at Clewiston, entered the
good; 11-13 points-fair; less than
Martha Nell Alston was a M. H. Sharpe was a business visi- t 11 points-poor. subscription fo rStandard Oil, and

visitor ia Miami Thursday. tor in Tallahassee for several days!: T i iw First Installment received expressions of appreciation

this week. from the committee.Mr. .
1. What are the three types of
McGehee stated that the
E. M. Cornette left Wednesday: on parachutes used by the Army Air ac-
Miss Marianne Jones spent the tion of the Standard Oil Companywas
Jacksonyille. I II
business. trip to Forces? (3 points) >
week-end visiting friends in West YREST. taken as an expression of the !
2. What part of a flyer's equip-
I Palm Beach. genuine interest of the organization -
( Mr. and Mrs. Luther Owens spent ment is known as a "Mae West?"
the week-end visiting in Orlando. ( point) in the success of the Fifth War
,I Rev.. D. C. Hancock, returnedMonday Loan in Hendry County and in tho ,
\\(1 3. What is the correct title of !'
from week at a Presbyterian State.
f Mrs. E. J. Smith and Mrs. Carl a Henry "Hap" Arnold? (1
Ziler were visitors in Miami Friday: I camp at Lake Alfred. D. L. COMBS 1 i point) ',

The Clewiston Church of God, located 4. What arc the popular names of FOR SALE Factory ;
Mr. and Mrs. H. Sullivan are the southwest of the I -
blocks
Miss Margaret Bell return Wed three the following planes: P-39, P-40,
nesday night from a week's vacation guests this week, of; Mr." and Mrs post 'office on Pacific Avenue, is I P-47, B-25, B-26? (5 points) ;,built house trailer. A .f}

New York City. I W. A. Montgomery.Pvt. sponsoring' revival which is now 5. The
trip te three. types of' flight
Services conducted I home for $495.00. See
in progress. are training are primary, { '\:
Louis Wellington: is spend- nightly beginning,, at eighl-thirty
O. Ward left Sunday to
E.
Mrs. I ---? (2 points)
spend the summer at Signal 1\1oun-1+ing this week at his home here on by the Reverend D. L. Combs of Day- 6. Which is the largest warplanenow 1 it at Christian Chevrolet, ... .)
.
:? tain, Tennessee.Mrs. I furlough from Fort Scott, 111. ton, Tennessee. You are Invited being used by the Army Air phone 87. ,)
and welcome to attend.
-- Force? (1 point)
Carl Wallace of Vincinnes, Ind., ,
Leftwich spent several I 'j
J. D. 7. What is the most important.
in Coral Gables with her par is visiting his brother, Lou Place and CLEWISTOX GOM3IUX1TY I mission of Avon
days I Park Army Air FOR SALE A One-
.
Place.C. ;
I
Mrs. CHURCH
ents this week. I j I Field, Florida? (1 point)
-, I David C. Hancock, Minister J 8. What two U. S. Army planes Horse Trailer $75.00 -
J JI
A. Martinez returned Tuesday
?\tips. 1lartin''Vnlsh and son left i j have twin fuselages? (2 points) ,
Monday for a visit with relatives in |from Cuba where he has been Sunday School, 9:45 a. m., Dr. c.1 I 9. What is a "short-snorter" club? Roger Weeks. i iI
l the month with his I -
past
Youngstown, Ohio. !spending E. Gericke, superintendent.! (1 point) !

----- family. for all ages.Morning I 10. What are the three main differences -I

Mrs. ''Harry Langhorne left Mon- I ) Worship, 11:00 a. m. A between: a B-17 (Flying FOR SALE-2..bedroom ., :.
.. Mrs. Robert Fowler, who has I I I
children
for small is
with relatives at nursery con-
for visit Fortress '
: day a ) and a B-24 (Liberator) ? ""
points in Virginia.Mrs. been employed at' Riddle Field, has ducted by the Mothers') Club at the I ((3 points. I house in Clewiston. Roger ..l

I taken a position in the Beardsley Community Center. j I ,-

C. J. Nielson returned Sun- office. "God's Movement"' is the theme ILIIPORTAI'T I GIRL SCOUT NOTICE Weeks. :YI

day from a two weeks' vacation in of the minister's sermon \ I ,t.,
I Miss Proa Roebuck of ,Fairfield, invited I I '
; Fort Pierce. you: are cordially to wor- Girl Scout Troop Committee meet- >;
N. C., arrived here Monday and has ship with us. <>
", ing Monday evening at eight m., ';
p. SURF COTTAGESRIGHT .
taken at the Sugar Of-
position
Mrs. J. M. Fountain left Thurs a I at the home of Mrs. M. M. Prewitt. ON THE OCEAN ::
day for a two weeks' vacation in i fice. ST. MARTIX'S EPISCOPALCHURCH
I I I Vacation spat close to home. :'
Highlands, North Carolina. Nine miles north of the Palm I
I Miss Grace Knight arrived Tues- Hendry County Tax Beaches, on U. S. Highway No. 1. ,
I day from Leesburg and has takena 8:30 Our Coast Guard lease has ex- ,,-'
at
Services
) Billy Nail spent the week-end in I every Sunday 1 Roll Is AcceptedHendry pired and we are HOW epen. '
Moore Haven with :Mrs., Gladys position as book-keeper at the a. m., at Clewiston Community Due to conditions we will oper-
First Bank of Clewis ton. Church. ate on the American plan. Reservations -
Stalls, and family. will be with a
i ( County News) necessary
r, ..... 'Rev. S. D. Mason, Rector. minimum of a 2-day reservation. "
[ Mrs.\ F. Carl Long, Mrs. J. F. The board of county commissioners Our capacity 20 to 25 guests.

i' ( Peggy, Stalls of Moore .Haven is Tippey, Mrs.\ ,Gene Powers, Mrs. G. CELEBRATE AXXIVERSARYMr. Monday accepted the 1944 real You will, swimming enjoy the and food surf, rest fishing ,relaxation --

1. the guest for a few days of :Mr. and W. Pitzen, Mrs.\ J. W. McCarthy are and personal property assessment along with the home atmos-

f Mrs. W. C. Nail. in Miami.\ as submitted by Dennis Small, coun- phere.
spending today
and Mis. Robert Ruet cele- RATES-2 in a room, $4.00 per
I
ty tax assessor, amounting to $7-
day' $25.00 weekly per .
per person '
brated their sixth wedding anni- "
Mr. and 1lrsi A.: Summers and HAS 210,939.00 person. 1 In a room, $5.00 daily "I j
CURRIE
LOVVORN ,
versary at the clubhouse on the $32.00 weekly; .i 1
Joy of Moore Haven were the guests The distribution reads:
\ Also 3 furnished housekeeping !'
PARTY OX BIRTHDAY Clewiston Golf Course Sunday
Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Frank I even- A. Lands reverted to the State cottages, except silver and linens, '>l!
ing. A buffet supper was enjoyedby under $30.00 weekly.For ; I
Veltri.' Chapter ,18296, $116,600.00.B.
Lovvoin Currie celebrated her Mr. and Mrs. Ruet, Mr. and Mrs. reservations write SURF
it -- County tax certificate lands COTTAGES 623-30th Sfc, W. Palm '1 I
fourth birthday with a party given William Burkhart Mrs. Frank Cox, Beach,
I Beach, or phone 8949 \V. Palm
Mrs. J. E. Beardsley, :Mrs. Lola (non-exempt) $45,560.00.C. .
I by her mother, Mrs.\ Eddy Currie, Danny Brooker and Frank Mc- W. A.' Bound, Mgr. 'J'I'
Robbins 'Bruce left tax certificate
and Beardsley County lands '..1
at the home of Mr.' and Mrs C. J. Conkey.
Friday for Washington, D. C., on a (homestead) $6,900.09. I

vacation trip." They> .accompanied '_ Lovvorn Thursday afternoon.' D. Nonexemp'freal estate $4- .., I
A pink' and white, color scheme WOMAN'S ASSOCIATION MET '
Lt. V. R. Beardsley, who ,had been 510,200.00.E. l ;
was used in decorations and re THURSDAY AFTERNOON
home on furlough, as far as Fort Homestead exemption $843-
, freshments. Ice cream and birth- "
Bragg stopping at Morehead City, 080.00.F. "
day cake were served to the little The Woman's Association of the
Look TheFuture }
N. C. for a: visit with Mr. and"Mrs.C. Personal property $1,509- to
guests at tables' on the lawn aftera Community Church held a regular
L. 'Downs. 440.00.G. '
I hour of .ulav.. meeting at the church Thursday Railroad \
and telegraph $179-
NW W.MNMIb.Matinee /- ----- .
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> Favors were distributed to the afternoon with Mrs. Joseph Robbinsin 159.00.
:
children by the hostess. I charge of an interesting programon Total$7,210,939.00.The .

I : I "What Do You Mean, Christ-
: --- Those invited ;were Jennings 1944 roll shows an increase
"
.. Ezelle, Karl and Eric Larsen, Bon- ian? I I over the 1943 tax rail of $567,933.00.The lI --
A short business 'session followed ,
rmi nie Faye Durrence, Nancy and increase affects all funds with

Cynthia Bolton, Jon, Jerry and and delicious refreshments were the ,exception of county certificate

I", I : : Matthew Prewitt, Helen Prewitt, served by Mrs. M. .W.\ Big and Mrs. lands (homestead) which shows a After The War
:
O.
u Lamar McLendon, Leif Johnson, A. Jones N decrease of $16170.00.The ; .
Present Mrs.\ Q. H' Brown,
Lyn Vaughn, Glenda Sue Etherton, v/fe 1943 roll was ;as follows:
:'
;. 3 P. M. Night 7-9 P. M. Mrs. F. E., Conkling, Mis. J. H. You Will Want To
p Martha Gene Nowling, Paul Bow- A. Lands reverted to the State ,
'.:". .. Sat and Sun. Continuous' den, Marjorie, Warren, Jack and Doty, Mrs. 1Y.:: ,Durst, Mrs. C.' W. I under Chapter 18296, 15481000. a..

;:,j 1 3, 5, 7, 9 P. M. Buster Brown, Judy; Mary Cathe- Fuller, Iliv, II R. Hall, Mrs. D. B. County Tax Certificate lands Build A HomeIt

; I rine and Becky Franci-s, Charles Hancock, A'rs. W. R. Lott, Mrs. C.I (Non-Exempt), $156,100.00.C. .

:. ; WEEK BEGINNING JULY 16SUN.MON. Anderson, Christine Hare, .Gayle C. Long, Trs. Randolph, Mrs. County Tax Certificate lands s..

Geiger, Tommy and Bobby Texton, Mrs. Jones :nd. Mis.. ..: Robbins. .I (Homestead, ) $23,070.00.D. Will You To
., JULY 16 & 17 Jane Lee, Donna Gayle Martin, -----'--- --- Non-Exempt, Lands (Current), Pay

"Andy Hardy's Blonde i Danny .Mathis and Gene Thompson. Lack Of Workers $3,970,430.06.
: E. Your Lots
Homesteads (Current), $714- Buy
;,. Trouble"MICKEY ; SURPRISE SHOWER FORMRS. Threat To FinishOf 020.00.F. .

FRANK 'VELTRl Personal Property;; $1,453- ,
:; : ROONEY i Dressing Quota 770.00. NOWCLEWISTON

Cartoon :Novelty __ I G. Railroads and Telegraphs,
I A surprise shower was given at \
;
the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Red Cross Chapter officials in 17080600., : .
TUES.-WED. JULY 18 & 19 Smith Friday afternoon honoring charge of surgical dressings report ( Total-$G,643,006'.00.' -- ,

"CLAUDIA"Dorothy Mrs. Frank Veltri. Mrs. Willard this week, that despite the fact that I At the same time R. N. Miller, l

'King 'and Mrs. Smith 'were hostesses. there was a great increase in the t county tax collector, ,reported that lw

MtOuire & Robt. Young number of workers' following D Day the 1943 tax roll of real ,and per-

CARTOON Several games' and contests were this number has been steadily/ sonal property had, for the first REALTY ,

f'l conducted and prizes awarded to falling off until .there is 'definite time since the county was established

" 'y THUKS.-FRI.t JULY ,20 & 21"TROCADERO" ilrs. J. D. Leftwich, Mrs. Gunner reason to believe that quotas will 'been collected 109 per cent; and DEVELOPMENT

". Brink and 'Mrs. Carl Ziler. The not 'be completed'.unless more work- lIe said nothing had been sold te

honoree received many lovely gifts ers' volunteer their assistance.In the county or state as is done when CORPORATION }

'j/ Rosemary Lane and Johnny packed in a large pink and blue box. fact the quotas are lagging certain items are considered un ollectablo. -

Downs Ice cream, cake and iced tea were quite some distance behind now .
served. with 7,000 4x4 dressings still need
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The guest list was 'as follows Mrs. ed to complete', the June quota, with ti 1 '
: 1(1( W ti ; !f rIJll] 1,
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4x4 I
: : kJWiiN1 Fred Perry, Mis. Roscoe Brinton, a quota of 23,400 and .8x8 .
dressings for July not yet started.
... Mrs. Warren Reid, Mrs. George Hall, ) .
Mrs. Bill Archibald, Mrs. Wilson The Red Cross room at Sugar-

Dozier, Mrs. Jim Cheyne, Mrs. Martin land Park, as well as the main Seminole Store i

-." Walsh, Mrs. Art Richardson, room in the city hall building, is Liquor

Mrs. Harley Case, Mrs. Leftwich, feeling the effect of this ,dropping I f
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off of workers but a faithful few
Mrs. Ziler, Mrs. BrinkMrs'. Noel I ff f
Combined
Greatest
Military Ellis, Mrs. Fred Hunziker, Mrs. Bob are sending in a steady

Operation of The War Westmoreland, Mrs. Kenny Woodward dressings and doing more than their I

Filmed Under Fire--Also and son, Mrs. Jerry Cook, Mrs part.At ',:
FOX NEWSSATURDAY Jean Reahard and Mrs. Veltri. present the Junior Red Cross' I LARGEST SELECTION OF LIQuoRs 1

is by far in the majority at the'l .

main Red Cross room and are
JULY 22 MRS NIELSEN HOSTESS TO doing
BRIDGE CLUB WEDNESDAY a great work ,for their country I AND WINES IN THIS AREA

"Dancing Masters"LAUREL .- and for the chapter through their I
( steady
faithful attendance and
& HARDY Mis. C. J. Nielsen was hostess to work. .

f' : Cartoon the club regular Wednesday meeting afternoon of her at bridge her An SOS is again being soundedby Free Wine and Drink Recipes, 1
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1t' home. officials and it is hoped that "t

many local women will heed the t
Mrs. Nielsen won the high score I

prize and Mrs. F. E. Conkling was' call. YOUR, PATRONAGE APPRECIATED 4 4S

the winner of the prize for' second GUILD HAS MEETINGSt. .. "

high. Other vnembers, playing were I 1

I Mrs W. C. ;Owen, Mrs. Horace A. ,Martin's Altar Guild had its Arch Simmons' :
Prop.
: R NO. 2 Bestor, Mrs. Otto Larsen and Mrs.F. regular monthly meeting on Thursday : I

1 CHIUII t14It1.1111 D. Duff and Mrs. Gene Powers evening at the home of Mrs.

I.L L '- '' and Mrs. Jrick DeValcourt were e F. Deaae Duff. There were. six ,.. __'L. I
.,., .. .:'(:.:: .- : '' :_: .- 7 .. guests members present.: ,. I ;l!" .' : .: : '. .J, .-::. .-'.::: : :"'- :' --=- :' :: '. : :..

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. I AGE FOUR Tan ClVISTON NEWS .c I I

FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1044
With.Our. Boys- ., ter and the postcard;. appears to be have made a trans-ocean flight. : I
getting along fine and has high' 10. The B-18 is a low wing mono- FOR SALECompletely --
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I hopes of being home before long. plane with one rudder and long,I -- -- -
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Continued from Page 4) { His personal effects are being ship- slim fuselage. The B-24 is a high furnished house. In- G. M. FORD
stationed: at Memphis, Tenn., and I
J the wing
home
I ped by Quartermaster monoplane with twin ruddersand
Gferaldine Barton. They were mar-I Corps and are expected to arrive short, deep fuselage. quire at 329 West Ar- Civil Engineer and Surveyor
Vied Sunday and details are not Specializing
most anytime. cade Street. In Everglades
"Jcnown as this is written but they
are thought to have married at the I I Surveys 4-,
:come .of Carrol's aunt in Pine Bluff, :, American' Legion LOST-By RAF Cadet I w ?hone 60 Clewiston, Fla. "..-.

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Allen
Davidson of I .
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S 1-c Harold Mizelle visited his i meeting will be held at the courthouse Course 20, Riddle Field, I, 31st & Collins HOTEL Ave. 'I............. .....................................................'....... ;;Or'
sisters, Marguerite and Laura- Mi- after which it will adjourn : .
his FOB "
I zelle, here for a while Tuesday en to the Chamber of Commerce pIcnic wallet containing MIAMI BEACH -- t
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route to Moore Haven to spend a grounds for a barbecue. The new credentials Carltoa Drown, Mgr : TAXICABSAND t
and
:short furlough with his parents. He post has sixteen members and hopesto money, %Ettlelenelell Hotel Roon
block DAY
is stationed in Jacksonville and I double that membership. the only pictures he has SUMMER to beach RATES aDd btuie : KITE SERVICE I
knows most of the Clewiston boys Former ::: PHONE 18Guaranteed

who arc there.f R KNOW YOUR ANSWERS ARMY TO AIR FORCE of his family. Valuableto operator Churchill. Hotel ..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:-..-:...:..-!H.!-...._.._. ...----r-----.........._._... '.........'...."..t.

Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Ford were owner only. Finder -- .
overjoyed to get postcard Questions on Page 4)
a and a
letter from their son, Lt. Morris 1. Chest seat, back. please return at least the 1 ('oday's CON !. GRAPH "FYf'

Ford, on: Thursday, the first mail 2. The rubber life-saving vest. wallet and __ Bpo/mol.
from him since the 5th of Anril. 3.. PnmmandinfiT_ taneralArmy, papers to Rid- ,J' : -
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They had naturally worried a great Air Forces; dle Field, the Cadet Clubor ,_ :. j: f: ,.
deal about him,. particularly since j 4. Airacobra, Warhawk, Thun- :. >

the escape effort from the adjoining derbolt, Mitchell, Marauder. the Clewiston News.EQUIPMENT ., "".. -
prison camp in Germany to the I 5. Basic, advanced.
one ia which he is held which re-I,I 6. B-29 (Superfortress). Automobile.
suited in the killing of a great many 7. To train B-17 (Flying Fort- FARM

English prisoners. The Germans ress) combat crews before they are 1 Repair Work
h
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said there'were no, Americans in the sent overseas. For immediate rental
group but no one puts too much 8. P-38 (Lightning) and P-61 or I I
+credence in the German reports. I (Black Widow.) faIl use. J 12 rubber-tired ,
Morris, from the tone of the let-1 I 9. A club formed by persons who I HENDRYCOUNTY
.... tractors, four truck-type z,1,7
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f' tractors, four trucks and + tN r f ,

REPORT OF CONDITION OF I
trailers, discs, sprays, MOTORS rr _
FIRST BANK OF CLEWISTON I '"
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etc. Call J 106-W, Clew- CLEWISTOX, FLORIDA'
"
OF CLEWISTONIN iston ,
after
6:00
THE STATE OF FLORIDA AT THE CLOSE OF p. m.- "I'm gonna quit'
playing golf! That's the third
BUSINESS ON JUNE 30, 1944 W. R. Moore. I hole I'ye..\.had to take two stroH es on!"straight )

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ASSETS
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a J Loans and discounts (Including No overdrafts) ....$122,107.38
United States Government obligations, direct and 2ysV' ; r 117. .,
guaranteed _..................._............._.................... 556,450.00 'M ?: ; ff1; yi' iJP rK
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Obligations of States and political subdivisions .... 30,000.00 ; .f ,/. ,. <'0.'" y>
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Other bonds, notes, and debentures ........................ 9,787.50 ,, .' +'. '. ..: : : ''1<;' -
i /''-;. ((::, .. :r:: .. > .. \. .:'. .. .: .. ','" f
Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve ..; .; ':",'. 'Ii
;
; balances, and cash items in process of ,<::, "v .I' ,'

collection ._...........................................,............ 730,490.70Bank ,, ; :
:
premises owned $2,209.65, furniture and [ '

fixtures 1868.93 ......................_............_._...... 4,078.58 ; '" ,' : 'rf; :,
(Bank premises owned are subject to $ No V r ii9y+ :fa'., y ; ,{.wf", ; 'J: Zi:: ;,.. *" A" i.
liens 'not assumed by bank) ..
Real estate owned other than bank premises ......_. 1,281.22 I ?:iz
Other assets ._.........................................._............... 919.01 ----
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i TOTAL ASSETS ............................................$1,455,114.39 V ..'
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LIABILITIES r, '; f

Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, r" ,
and corporations ....................-.......................986793.66 ; .
Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and

corporations ........._..... .........................._........... 57.00 ':. '.
Deposits of United States Government (including

postal savings) .._............................................ 80,831.80 : '
i Deposits of States and political subdivisions .....,.. 2'87,803.56I ," ".', \\ ..
i i\ <
I Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, etc. '3,634.11 ; ; '

i TOTAL DEPOSITS ............ $1,359,120.13 a y .
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; Mortgages: or other liens, $ None on bank premises ( .
., and $ None on other real 'estate. ,> '; :, (r-Io.' 4 ) -I
Other liabilities-Dividends Payable ......._........... 750.00 .'. ,,,\",, ''';,''...... ':i0" :- .
; TOTAL LIABILITIES (not sub- : .. .. / .
including
'.::).:/ -
ordinated obligations shown below) ....$1,359,870.13 ., '. ;', .' I )

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CAPITAL- ACCOUNTS, :. : "" .

Capital* ...........................:........................................$ 15,000.00 : ) f.
Surplus .........--....................................._.................... 4 i,800.00 ; ;. ,:
Undivided profits ............................_...._.................. 23,244.26 .
Reserves (and retirement account for preferred :;

capital) (Contingent Reserve)) .................... 12,000.00 3 ; ; r. "
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TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ............:.........$ 95,244.26 ': /. ..
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL : ,

; ACCOUNTS ..............................._............1455114.39 a' r

i; '. *This bank's capital consists of $ ........ of capital notes ,
and debentures; first preferred stock with total par value of '
$ .-......, total retirable value $ ........; and common stock with P" _
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i total par value of $15,000.00. _
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;i ; Pledged assets (and securities loaned) (book value) : ,-:,,>.I

(a) U. S. Government obligations, direct and 1be "o'oS 'fi' -
,' guaranteed, pledged to secure depositsand (, ,' narto Toe

: other liabilities ....................................276500.00 '( o\J "i:' '" .. I ,,
(b) Other assets pledged to secure deposits : e.:':ti. won, a job to be done, and .'::. '
and other liabilities (including notes and r1": : '?' tJ ', ,
bills rediscounted and securities sold un- 'ugh" the women of America hare ;,

der repurchase agreement) ................__...... 6000.00 ,
C4 {y. an equal stake with the t

TOTAL .......... ..........._......_...._...__..............__......$282,500.00 -, 'Sll tI ..-!... meni i' If ,
r in the outcome. YOU hare -
j Secured and preferred .liabilities: '(00 '
(a) Deposits secured by pledged assets pursu- 1'051CE an unparalleled opportunity ., V .'

ant to requirements of law __.__................... $282,500.00 '(00 t It' "
(d) Deposits preferred under provisions of SE ,"Qtes to serve your country! Decide i !i,
law but not secured by of s .
pledges '
assets ..._........_....._......................_............._.. 5,303.56 V \ 101Jt"t per s p 1 cot9 cb o setAt:: 1. .. now to. don the proud ; ".'

TOTAL ...............................:......_....__.._..............287803.56 gesltbeh aseyoAbr Flysseryo, ,' uniform of the Women's "'c'. .. :
.
i Subordinated obligations: .. 10u .to't\1e f. rte or 1 nO Army Corps of the Army of ;'
hethhe .
ectab .
F se
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(a) On date of
report the required legal Ground a f.'t'T
Y 0\1 snaobsa f the United States.'r "'
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reserve against
deposits of this bank was. 271,824.02 \ ;
: (b) Assets reported above which were eligible Forces'rote restinll rave tta.ne't no s1 \ ._.

[ as legal reserve amounted to .-..................$1,287,065.01I ct riot You outS\ 1-/1.a.\te/ ''

1 Elbert. Stewart Cashier of the above-named bank, c.\1.0\c.. e is 9 "' \\e'" ping II. "
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? ; do solemnly swear that the above statement is true, and that SER"tS "
it fully and correctly represents the true state of the, matters 0101l.It\lS Elotida....\0 .. (AJOlMAAotot
"' herein contained' .and set forth, to the best of my knowledge pR10AM Naas toO \11 \\o. b s'is 111'"O'I
and belief.CorrectAttest. f\ot\&a '
EIWhele,4et \ t\c\aS- ,\a\\o\\ ARMY Of IMI UMlUO TAM .
ttansp ----
: ELBERT L. STEWART. V st dH ab\c. b. .,
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!' C. V. PARKINSON _. thcrosWith oUt 'tt\Qotta\\t _-

Yt R. E. KURTZ,' :-V V gait 0 Sire Wo r Etiortt.
JOHN S. COTTRELL, Directors. \ 3 .
'; State of Florida, County of Hen dry, ss: ,V V

,VV'V Sworn to'and subscribed before me this llth' day of
: July, 1944, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer of
:rH: this bank. ..
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J" (NOTARY'S SEAL) .

.r MARCIA ].1. AVANT, Notary Public.
My Commission Expires June 3, 1947 -

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