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Title: The Okeechobee news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Okeechobee Publishers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Okeechobee Fla
Creation Date: November 27, 1942
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Okeechobee -- Okeechobee
Coordinates: 27.241667 x -80.833056 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 82, no. 91 (Sept. 13, 1992).
General Note: "The voice of the Everglades."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 6, no. 24 (Jan. 8, 1926).
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Volume 28-Number 23 0ceechobee| Florida Fr iday, November 27, 1942 Price Five Cents

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Committee On War,COMMANDER: : TII\NKS CDC A HERO'S EXAMPLEWe WANT REPORTS OF NEWS
e J MEMBERS FOR FINE WORK MARRIED DRAFTEES NOT ABOUT OUR

DURING TEST BLACKOUTThe LIVING WITH WIVES

Savings Bonds Will MEN IN SERVICE
members the Civilian\ Defense are unable to develop any degree of sym Key West, Fla" Nov. 28.-An appeal -

Corps are to be congratulated pathy for the so-called "conscientious objectors"who to the patriotism of Key West

Meet' at Vero Beach I upon the good work they did during shirk their duty to their country under the people to' report to the selective Word comes to us today that
service
I the test blackout and air raid board any married man who
| Tuesday night All but a few re- guise of religion. Given a choice by Federal Is no longer living with his wife, Corporal transferred Rennls to the Padgett is being
air base at
Avon
A Regional War Savings Next I parted! to the control center. While Judge Barker between a camp devised for their was made Thursday by selective Park where he will be stationed.

Steps Conference for Martin. Okee- errors were made by the members kind and a federal penitentiary two misguided service officials. .
chobee Highlands. Indian River and I It was gratifying to see the prompt With the December call to be Mr. and
St. Lucie counties will be held at i response when orders were Issued- young men melodramatically chose the latter made up largely of married men letter this Mrs John Lowe receiveda

O'Malley's Restaurant, Vero Beach cnlj In this way can we find our.teak I -and go to prison for three years rather than the appeal said that It was unfairto J. C. Lowe who week is in from the Navy their and son

at 2:00: p. m. Wedne'.day, Dec. 2. '. points. I to the battlefronts where our country is fighting break up a home, while some stationed at Frazier Barracks Bos
John L Fans, Florida Adminis- We wish to thank those members registrants who are listed as mar
I for the preservation of freedoms-which ton Mass., in which he says that
trator of the U. S. Treasury War of the corps who cooperated with our ried no longer maintain a home and he Is

Savings Staff, will be the chief us.When include freedom of religion. If we lose this war, are subject as such to first call It Is very getting cold along up there fine now.but that He

speaker and will outline the recordof the time comes we will I these "conscientious objectors" will not be permitted "The source of information will says he saw snow there this winter
Florda War Bond sales and plans not have any advance notice It be kept a secret. The registrant
and It
their Is the first snow he has
to faith ever
profess let
even religious
for the future development of the Jays to be on the alert. Join your I should be the first one to make the seen

program In this state Defense Corps. If you do not know alone practice it. report and the wife also should no- .

W. W, McEachern of St. Petersburg what to do, do not hesitate to ask There was a young man who, at the time of tify the .board that she Is no longer Word has been received here that
chairman of the Florida War D. B. McCarthv Commander. living with her husband," a selec-
VCity i our first World War, was inclined to "conscien- tive service offical said. Maxie Lee Williams, colored, son of
Savings Committee will discusswar ---- --
savings as they relate tf toe tious objection'1 ; but he fought it out with his V W. T. Smith and wife has arrived -
in
I safely England and is
Officials Are
whole financing of the war effort. conscience his Bible and his
country, and decided Freeman Arnold stationed there for the present. In
Joe S. Earman of Vero Beach. I that there his letter
to his he
was no irreconcilability in his parents says
recently appointed Regional AdminIstiatci All Unopposed In faith and his that he is getting along fine and
religious duty to his He
of War Savings for the I country. j Killed Himself Last likes It over there very much. He

counties of Martin, Indian River. i became the outstanding individual hero of that says the only thing he would like

Okeechobee, Highlands and St Lu- Election TuesdayAt I war. The example of Alvin York, who surely for them to send him Is a few
cie will announce the developmentsof
was as devoted to his Sunday Morning cigarettes because they are hard to
religion as of these
the War Savings program in his I any I get in that country.

group of counties. the dead line tor candidates I. zealots of today, should be a guidance to those .

Karl Lehmann, Florida Deputy 'o qualify in the coming city elec- who may be inclined to follow those two Tampa j Freeman Arnold, 27, shot and I Mr and Mrs J. H, Walker, Jr.,

Administrator Is to present new i ton: at midnight last Friday night I young men to the penitentiary instead of killed himself Instantly last Sun- received a letter this week from
phases of the program including the present city officials were all to day morning at the home of his their son Johnnie who Is with the

Women at War. Schools at War unopposed and their election at the the battlefield.-.Tampa. Tribune. parents Mr' and Mrs W. E. Arnold United States Army air forces in

Agrcultuie. Retailers "Top That 10 p-lls on Tuesday December 1st will ----- -- -- -- eial times I about fifteen miles north of Australia, In which he said that he

Percent by New Years" campaign only be a matter of foimalitv. ThisIs when the "B string"players I I!j Okeechobee. He had Just finished was getting along fine and inti-

through payroll participation and the first time In the history of Xmas Mail Must be went Into the game only eating breakfast and walked out in mated that he was expecting to get
to :
stopped when the
other activltes, the' City of Okeechobee that the "A" string the yard and returned to his room his chance as a filer soon. In his
Mayor Alex MacWilllam and entire administration has been rejected )p'a'ers returned to the game i i I where he lay down in bed and tooK letter
Ee he said that he had intoa
In Postoffice The run
By boys that will be lost
Claude S, Michael. Chairmanof without opposition through a small shotgun placed It at the colored boy from Okeechobee
graduation
the Board of County Commissioners Those who are making the race this year are 'puck"Elledge I side of his temple and fired the named Bass and that he the

will welcome,.the represen- unopposed are: First of December lord and, Jack Bobby Duke.Paige Tiny Wat- entire load Into his head I, only person he had seen since was he
tatives from these counties to Vero H H. Rauleison Mayor. He had been in very bad health
Much credit for the team's went to that country that he knew,
Beach. Alma Gross City Clerk, success fir many years having recently returned From his description of the colored
this year must be
Among those expected to attend Five Councilmen given to Coaches his home here after
i The bulk ol Christmas mail must Alderman and De Vore to soldier it was Mathew Leroy (Jab)
the Vero Beach meeting are the W R Page s he In the post offices by December V : spending many weeks in the hos- Bass who is the only colored boy

following:: executive chairmen of J. M RoeS 1 this year If deliveries on time are pital at West Balm Beach and Arcadia I from here that is in Australia as
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War Savings who\wlll be accompanied R. Ralfsnlder. 1 ir be assured, according to SmithW ODT Says Mistake'I and expected to have to re- far as we can learn. In his letter

by many members of the 0 L, Raulerson Purdum, Second Assistant Post- turn there soon and that is the Johnnie says that he gets the Okee-

committees in each count. I. N, McMullen. master General Frank C. Walker only reason that could be given for chobee' News each week but some-

A. C. Courson of Stuart. Guy fc.1 smooth and efficient air and Has Been Made In his action. He was a sufferer. from j times it Is a little late when it

Maxcy of Sebring Joe S. Earman pieces and to a full pressurE! cookerof railway mall service.Unprecedented infantile paralysis reaches him.

of Vero Beach. Ed Radinsky of Ft. bones add water to a little more wartime demands '' Funeral services were conducted .

Pierre W R Page-Gf;{?>keechoaee. thpn half way up the cooker. This on the postal and transportation Truck Rationing' for him at the cemetery in Bassin- I Word comes that James V. Cou-

In addition to mvself'other members M cat Juice can be canned for soup systems, plus a prospective record I ger Monday afternoon and burial sari son of.Mrs Marian A. Cousartof

of the War Savings Committee stock volume of Christmas mailings were I I followed at that place. Besides his j this city, has been promoted to

from Okeechobee\ county will Include !V. Park the. meat In the tins pi cited by Mr. Purdum as necessitating To All Truck: Owners and Operat I father and mother he is' survivedby the rank of corporal James is now

*' Mrs. Austin Pearce Mrs lr. Jars as hot as possible-this saves earlier mailings than ever bee ors | several brothers and many other I stationed at Camp McCoy, Wis.

Alsobrook. Mrs Earnest Hunt Mayor exhausting. Pack to within one- "Ie, "It is physically impossible for The following communication has relatives throughout the county .
Raulerson S, R. Ralfsnlder, Gilbert with been received from the Office ofDeleuse _____ .
half Inch from top. Season :he railroads and air lines, burdened I --y -,-- I Mr. and Mrs Leo Greenberger

Culbreth and C H. Parkerson. salt and pepper mixture and seal with vitally Important war materIals Transportation: Connie Raulerson, who Is attend- received word this week that their

At least one hundred War Bond at once. to handle Christmas mailings nefeience to Certificates of War ing school at the University of FlorIda ; son Teddy who enlisted In the army

workers are expected to attend. 6. If not processed as soon as as rapidly as in normal times Mr Necessity upon which It appears an at Galnesvlle arrived here I calvary had been transferred to Ft.

Mrs Pearce reports Bond and sealed, cover cans with hot water Fei'dum said. "If the bulk of par- obvious mistake has been made In Wednesday and Is spendng the I Riley Kansas where he is under-

Stamp sales up to last Wednesdayfor and keep temperature Just below els and greeting cards are held alotments: for mileage and gallonsof Thanksgiving holidays here with going training He states that he

both elementary and high boiling point If allowed to boll the bank until the uusal time-the per motor fuel, the folowlng proced-i his mother Mrs. C. S, McCain and Ikes the service fine.

chools total 48285. product may be overcooked and If rod of about December 15 to 23 ure has been agreed upon by the I family .

Total county Bond sales for November not kept hot the sterilization of the they simply cannot be distributedin Office of Price Administration. Corporal Rennis Padgett left Sun-

as checked with PostmasterTom finished product is likely to be Incomplete time, and thousands of gifts will "The holder of the certificate will of Moore Haven and well known to day for Camp at Hattlesburg Miss,
present same to the local War Price
Pitts this morning are 9950. each their destinations after Chris- almost everyone here, has enlistedIn after spending 'a furlough here with
Next Tuesday Is December 1. and 1. Mark all cans for identification. tmas." and Rationing Board stating to the army and has received a' his and
parents Mr. Mrs B, K.
such board that it is
all who can buy your December By rubbing the can first with In 1941, about 21950 mail cars obvious an first lieutenant's commission in the I I, Padgett and family.

quota of Bonds that day please do the rubber on the pencil and then were required between December 12 error has occurred and therefore U S, Engineer Corps We knew .

so, I am h'Jplnge can pass our writing "steak" it will remain on and 24 to deliver Christmas malls he would like to secure a temporary that this opportunity presented Itself I Sergeant Ray Bass left this week

December quota on that day so we the can Jars can be marked after -enough cars to make a train 270 ration of motor fuel In such amountas while Frank was working with I for his return to Camp Bragg after
to permit him to operate to(
can have a top report at the Vero piocesslng. miles long. This year, the extra and up the' engineers at the new field at spending a short furlough here with

Beach meeting. 8. Process the given time as ad- cars needed to move holiday malls The Including local board December will\ issue 31st Motor 1942 DeIray Beach a month or two ago. 1 his mother Mrs Angle Bass and

There was a typographical error vrcated by your time table. One are largely being used by the armed He had charge of all of the sur- family. He went by Clewiston and
Fuel Ration In the amount
In last week's report. Instead of hour at 15 pounds pressure Is the services, and a severe shortage Is and such will requested deducted vey work over there and made him- from there to Tampa where he is
amount be
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$10 in bonds and stamps sold at the standard time. Start taking time in prospect. self so popular with the commandIng spending the day with his sister
at a later date from the total
elementary school that week It when desired pressure Is reached. The postal service usually bor- officer that the commission was before gong to camp.
gallons the Ceitlflcatej
on corrected
should! have been' $100 and over 9. When processed the given rows about 2,500 trucks from the War Necessity offered. We heard of the offer I I .

W. R. Page, Chairman time remove cooker from fire, If Army and other Government agen- "The local Price and Ration through a telephone conversation I D. R Krlpatrlck, who is in the

Okeechobee County War Savings processing In Jars the pressure cies, and lents about 10000 from Board will direct such applicantsto with Frank several weeks ago but army and stationed at Camp Bragg

Committee MUST run down to ZERO. Jars private owners to handle the the chairman of the County he was afraid then that something' N. C., spent several days of this

V will continue to boll so take care Christmas malls This year It will USDA War Board for the might occur to prevent his acceptance II week here on a furlough. He is

GENERAL DIRECTIONS in handling Place Jars on a dry be extremely dfflcult to obtain making an appeal for a corrected purposeof We hope it's true for the with the paratroops and recentlyhad

cloth and cover so that a cool wind enough of these vehicles to meet army engineers couldnt find a bet- the misfortune to Injure his
FOR CANNING ALL :MEATS Certificate of War Necessity. The
does not strike them. If tins are even a substantial part If the need. regular ter man either for military or civ right arm and hand but he is
O. D T. Appeal Forms will
used you may open petcock and release The Army needs its own trucks and Han work than Frank has proven. I again able to be with his outfit.
be sent to the
Frances H hard County Farm Trans
By G. out : the STEAM SLOWLY A )private owners are reluctont to let His family will probably remain In r .
Hum "' "p"-"1..... Form SwurltydnilnUtratlon portation Committee as rapidly as I
\ rapid release of steam weakens the someone else use their tires. pcsslble" LaBelle where his two daughtersare Mr, and Mrs. O L. Sweat receiveda

1, Meat which comes from a car- seal and seam of the can. Cool cansas In view of these handicaps to the This procedure will take care of in school.-Glades County Democrat letter this week from their son,

cass that has been dressed and rapidly as possible In cold water service. Mr Purdum added postal any certificate which did not allow Alvin that he had arrived in Nor'

handled cleanly need not be wash and test for perfect seal. Wipe off patrons should mall their gifts by the truck operator as much fuel as'I' folk Va., where he Is undergoing

ed. Never soak( meat in water. Soak- containers when cool enough to December 1 If they wish to Insure he requested Camp Blanding Service Club training In the Naval Training

ing dissolves meat juices and makes handle and store in cool dry place. that their friends will not be disappointed V I Camp Blandlng Florida Camp at that place. Alvin enlistedIn

meat stringy and wiping meat witha Food smears rust tin Cass Clean at Christmas November 17. 1942 the navy In Miami on November

clean damp cloth Is usually all Jars placed on your cupboard shelvesare V MARY FRANCIS REGISTER j Mr. Bryant Bowden, 16, He writes that he. likes the navy.
Food PASSED AWAY MONDAY | Editor Okeechobee News,
that U necessary. more attractive smears fine
attract Insects. CATFISH TRIP AT FT. PIERCE IIOSPITAL : Okeechobee, Fla. .
2. Meat should be browned first
in hot fat or seared and roasted In 10, Never open a pressure cooker ST. ANNS 26.0By I Dear Bryant: Gerald Leatherman who entered
Mrs. Mary Francis Register died I want to thank for the
the oven until hot through. The until pressure gai%* registers you the army on November 3rd has
at the Fort Pierce last
hospital Okeechobee News, I read It from
the lid the been transferred to 'MIami wherehe
precooking develops the flavor, zero Always open so Porky DraughonLast
shrinks the meat so It can be steam comes out away from you. I Friday night the 'Chobee Saturday mornng where she was cover to cover, always happy to receive Is undergoing training He is
carried ,
on Friday Mrs.
Registerwas
packed in cans and rft>t econom- Always handle cooker and containers Catfish completed a very successful it. the son of Mr. and Mrs John F
72 years old and had made It makes me proud, wellas
ically aids In processing with ample dry pads of clothsto season by beatings St. Anns 26-0. very as Leatherman of Okeechobee
her home in Okeechobee with her a little sad to read about all the .
Is well to havea
prevent burns. It The Catfish have won three
conductor of games
3. Flour Is a poor son Irwin for the five
past years Okeechobee boys that
County are
tube for burns We are in receipt of a card from
of some remedy -st two games and tied two games
be coated with
heat. It should not handy this season. The body was shipped to Moultrle now In the Service. It seems only"yesterday" Willie Norris who enlisted in the
flour meat or crumbs as this renders Ga where funeral services were that
they were Just a
heat penetration more difficult. Cut out these directions and when In the game last Friday night the held Monday. and the body laid to group of small happy boys. United States' Army Air Corps in
October in which he that he
4. Cut meat into convenient you can meat follow them carefullyto Catfish could not be stopped on the rest in Live Oak at that Interest says
cemetery It might you to know
( and Sollie Ellis have finished their
Insure In meat canning. In the air. The chief
pieces! 'Dor {packing, larger pieces success ground or place. i that "Little Pete" enlisted In the
In tins but quart Remember the quality of the meat'1 ground gainer! was "Buck" Elledge preliminary training and have both
can be packed She is survived by three sons, II'I Army Air Corps as an Aviation
If you have when start canning: Is ,,, with total of 73 yards gained and ( been transferred to Ntfpler Field,
Jars can be used satisfactorily you i' a win of Okeechobee; Martin, Lake Cadet In August and may be calledat
desired add meat Juices for searing the quality you will serve to your 'an average of 12 yards per try, Wales and Grady of Nashville, I any time He Is now employed Dothan Ala. He says that both he

and roasting but extra water should family, Take care that the animal Jack Elledge proved that he could Tenn.i; two daughters, Mrs Clemmle i at the airport In Kissimmee. and Sollte like it there fine and
I I I that It is real nice
not be added as this has a tendency is healthy fasted before butcher- run when he got wound up by making McWilliams. Careyville Fla; Mrs I I'm very happy here In my work. a place.

to make meat stringy and flavorless ing killed and bled properly, dressed several good runs and scoring Lottie Morris Bedford Va.; two I I have been a guest house hostess
Leslie Swain who is stationed
The liquid in a tin of canned with care and then placed on one touchdown.The esters, Mrs. L. O. Chastain, Moul- here since last December I find the ,
meat should form a Jelly when cold storage or Iced long enough to I I players scoring touchdownswere trie,' Ga., Mrs. Mecla Watson Do- work very pleasant and Interest- with the Army Air Corps at Se-
bring visitor here this week
was
cold The best way to have plentyof chill the meat thoroughly High Bobby Paige, Jack Elledge ren, Oa., and a brother Harry Giles I Ing. a
enroute to his home In Fort Pierce
meat Juices is to take all the quality home canned meat can not Henry Walker and Tiny Watford. of Moultrie, Ga.Fortunately Remember me to all my friends,
where he is spending short furlough
a
bones and process for one hour Ina be beat. I Players making extra points were V and again thanking you for The wth his family,
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pressure cooker. This can be done V- I Eugene Wright, Jack Elledge and for serious minds a News ',' I, .

while the pieces of meat are being Bobby Paige. bias recognized Is a bias sterilized Sincerely

browned. Saw the bones In small BE WISE-ADVERTISE St. Anna threatened to score sev- -A, Eustace Haydon. Elizabeth Tomasello. ? Wunofflcany s $ ; this week
hp. r. Cothern, long a resident
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each word per Insertion. All Items ; cur, Ih,' twoonr. hcKliinlnii on the '
regarding enterprises conducted for 'ln'SI Man. 11'in. In .TIUIMIIM' A I). 104.1, =: : 25 COUPONSAND
unit iinlfl thrlr. mipci'imnr lmvi> 'IWIMIduly .
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pledge allegiance to the Flagof lii'ri'tinlo net mv hnlul n* Minor of' ( lie 1'1. lutes t

t'nltcd States of America 'In (if' Oko'rllllh"; "Plorliln and A Dime Out of
the ( iin,"i| the rorporntf rue of' mild ('Ilvin \ 4' j
and to the Republic for which It If bruin nfflxi'il. mull lhi snnic nt \1f.1. Every Dollar in y 'I. jI I
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A1'TF.lTUf.1! IIUISS Clu riMi-l, I : .
Political Announcements I, 'idinf .".(''',,I,,',, Scnll. ) _h
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TIRES NEEDRECAPPING !'
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FOR CITY CLERKI IIIK: ( iiuiir foiur OI T II.:
NINTH .11 lull lth ( JIfIlT Of ORVULCANIZING I
COMBINE COUPONS
'IMITlfc: : OK 11..11111I" I!
'
wish to announce that I am a \ 'I' I OK OK HI 1111"1: (01 NTf. ?

candidate for reelection to the 1101t111t. IN CII \'< | inl'ixxlH FROM THESEPRODUCTS
: I. 1101.L.tND. ) I '
office of City Clerk In the city election ( ,CIINIHI 'f!<' TUB: STATn I Inr -Go to your local Rationing Board .., YJ "'"

to be held on December 1. I .'111I111' \ .T M r.rn. > and secure a certificate. Then PIE PLATE ,,1
COMI'TltOI.I.EIt .w't.."" I 9" FIRE-KING
have served as your City Clerk: vr\TR .f. iitriiAU: ev.n9
during the past two years and have TIII \ t I I'III'It: UK !>un f Humphries at Fort Pierce a firm deer, penult5 m.at P is and other P i ;

at all times tried to give the STATE. J. TOM WATSON.I ITTOItNKY with the Id.al, too, fee king wrvie. dO
people \ : flKNERAI: OF I eight years experience design. enough fee labl. StrTTNE000f0 IGUPOMS
of the City of Okeechobee efficient SIll' 4'rA'rK. niid N \TIIAVl ) best of equipment, and a reputa-1 even dish.,. NIU 5 .0, IUittl ( aO
\l\\'0 ('OMMISMdNKn OF ( AND ; : .
; ,
and faithful service and on tlon for square dealing who unhesitatingly .-. FIMRI"
.1'IJt'l'ITI'II.! | : OF ! that record I will appreciate the v'lTE n. mid roiKtltntlni ( stands behind every rc=: .= 1 0:'

vote and support of the voters at HIM, 'I'Itl's'I'EES: OK TIIR INTI'IINAI (. > thing they sell. I IA -- E0" lif.
IMI'KllVnME: : NT ( I
=
..' 'LOUR !
the polls on December 1st. KI'Mi: OF TIIE STATE OF ) large stock of all sizes rubber .-.... -. .

ALMA GROSS. Kt.OHIlM.riiilntlflK. >I now on hand and ,'e can usually I j Available at (-.,

---V f tires same they !
-"S..1 rep your day

FOR MAYORI .1 i 11 HEVR'AMALICE : > > I are received. If you have a tire Park Drug Co. oho
: 1'F.\'iF: ills wife.lii'finiliintn. 1 <
'
t or tractor tire with a cut or break

wish to announce that I am a ( n.p vo, miNOT bring to us for our inspection. S. Park !Street SOFTASILK CAKE FLOUROKEECIIOBEE
l( K: OP M\"Trm" \I.K
candidate for reelection to the office xoricn M IIEHlmmns: th,,tniiilcr I Chances are we can vulcanize the CHEERIOATS 0 KIX

of Mayor of the City of Okee and liv vlrtni' of' that rcrtnlnllnnl tire and make it give satisfactory
.
.1. .-" liiri'toforiontoroil In llilniiiiim BISQUICK WHEATIES
chobee In the Election be or'I 0
City to -. tlu miili-ritltfiivil Miri'liil' iiuintilll .service. Don't throw your tire

held December 1st. If I am electedI \\ ,liMlnccn, the li'itnl tiniirii of' unlcmi '" tube away until you have had us ---- -- ------- -- ._- --- -- -

will continue to give the peopleof \ .IhiTill iH-Turi-' Any thignmhnrn of' i'romlior.front. A door D.IIH.1 examine it. THESE GIFT 'SHOP SPECIALS I NOT SUPPLIED BY MAIL I

the City of Okeechobee the same nt Itic" rnmlty ciiiirlhuti' ,e nt Ok"'h- We carry one of the largest new
ii,<,> Fliirldn, nlTir for .,,1,' and' Hell totill' '
faithful service In the future I
as tire stocks on the East coast. Call
llll'Wul 'mill best hlMlder" fir rush
have In the past. "the followInir' disirllied i.ron| .rt\- 'lo us when you need a tire quickly. )

H. H. RAULERSON.FOR Hed nnd 1 ultnme III OkiwhidiccConn.' -
Large stock tractor tires and tubes.
M "riorldnKioiii :
--V I llie HuiciM-k nienmlMr, curtier Ship your tires to us by truck line I I

;MEMBER; CITY COUNCIL Touimhlii on runt:its South line linn of ire/Section ni Engtmi 5.. if you want to save gasoline and :':..:..:..f:..:..:..:.':":":":":H:":":":":":":":":":":":'.:..:..:.':..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.t..l:..L.: :..f.J..1..4: : : -:.-:..:..:..:.-:..:..:.-:..1.J.: : -:-.:.J.: .:H:'-:..1:..6J.: .:..:'.:..:..:..:.-:..:.+

South side, or' ".' .nilnn Point time.
I take this opportunity to an- "1111 \VMHI mi and iilimit llnnrneknieiimler One of the largest stocks seat A yA
line 'mill\ feet' to point oflieirViinlnit '
nlunce that I am a candidate for Thenev Vnflli 0 lieliriH covers on East coast. Every colorfully

reelection to the office of City >. '"' Went 4 VI..1 fret Went bound with beautiful leather II IIi
Council 'I .T I n feel.. Soul"II O ,ileri ll 10' Pilot .1"
In the election to be held Installed free.Complete .
fMS..1 fort |o llnneock inennilcrMm .!. '.
December 1st. If I am elected I Theme Hinith' M ih'irri>eg Ofl') stock of Prestolite Batteries .',
shall continue to people'' EitHt. 't.lj fort i:,,-l .Ti.'T: fei'l' 1 tnpollil .1. '::0 I
the
give uf ''''IIIInllllf.l'II"I.hI, ,," 4.13A I A t
of Okeechobee my whole hearted ,no III"r !h'd11 lying enl, HUMPHRIES: TIRE & ;tt
efforts In trying to Improve the 'I".Inn In Section 1, Totvnxhln' !ISSmith. I A A .
R mi|{|. 1.1 .:".1. ConntA of RETREADING CO. ?
affairs of the city. ji j ,nl' KI.hubl'. ,.. Suite of' Klorldn.Tld ) : 'st1tM
i W. R. PAGE. property will he sold', In ineordnnee Phone 139 South Dixie Highway ::: .f. .
with' the, term of said flnnldei FT. PIERCE, FLA. A
V .ree nml tn ontlot the terms of the A r
FOR ;MEMBER; CITY until! flnnl derrec.T. A y
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COUNCIL II W, CONEI.V. Jr., 1 !
X
:2 2t Speciallnster .
wish to that I r ---- : ;
announce am a \orlK- Gilbert TheatreOkeechobee :: :

candidate for reelection as a memo Hkeeihdliee ColllitKim. I'll I A JoJ
J
ber of the City Council for the \.."''IIII..r II 1'14'J.! ..1.. 'j' ,
:NOTICE I M IIKIIEIIT HIVHV 1 : I'lint \tr'. ,f '.'
.1. ..
City of Okeechobee In the city election :
1'Ir.1I11111' to "" ,'11011 H, of' n"'I'I"I":1111.I I .1. .'. I
to be held December 1st. I I lii'\ ol riorlilni't' 1t1:17: : known nI .:, .!.
have served the people of this city I Iii. MTUI'IIV ACT. the fullontn de A j
'
01' I 11' I \In fit"rl'rho6m'olitltI' i A
during the past two years to the I'lcilln. will he offered, for ink', it l putt I Friday & Saturday .1. '.' t tA
best of ability and If I Ii? niileri" for the lit h..1 null' heel melt
my am re-
.I.I milllict" to the rlirht of the Trn.teP, .1. .} 1
elected I will continue to serve you of' the 'Interiiiil Inipnivpnieiit. r'nnd tn A t
In the same In the futureas .. r mi" "id 1111 1.1.In D| the l Ci.nrtlli'iiMe. "FOUR JACKS ANDA .1, '1' I
manner
: ..
ill 10 .\. \I. on Hie _'ad,, I dny .,
I have In the past.S. (.f Deeeinher 11M' KIIKMIIICIH for pond JILL"ullh : BOTH THE REAL ESTATE AND INTANGIBLEAND
R RAIFSNIDERFOR .i ilthl "I' \MI'IHI hit, \\lih' v III In' re- :: :
rt"l',1 "li-iiin nil i.it-i.'l Hiiiiiitrhhteh
V I Ii In- .. U .", xUlInxtnli., liiml :I: PERSONAL PROPERTY: TAX ROLLS HAVE :::
CITY COUNCILMANI : i.i.u :nji hull' :.<. nik. .v nnss'ssrlhdivielun RAY BOLGER
of' :NWi i.f' SK:>4 fNEW I
See..15. Tap :ST. I llii l !II l.1. ANNE SHIRLEYOn ;: BEEN DELIVERED Tn MY O?:.{:r: AND 1942 TAX t
take this opportunity to announce Lot 5. nioek 11.1. flip of Okl'e the Same Program

that I111 be a candidatefor lbnhoe,TiirsTi'i:1. : : OK Tin: )I.NTEIIVAI.: ERROLL FLYNN : PAYMENTS ARE NOW DUE. f: I

reelection as a member of the IMI'IIOM.\IENT I'.NIl; OK THE
MIRIAM HOPKINS ,I. .!o ,
XT\TI: OK piuiunt.
City Council for the next two years A
Tty llo.v It. Rnulernon. Airi'iit Tnimef-n I I
and If elected I will continue to I I'nril, Ikeeeholiee Conntv. Klorldn Ii"VIRGINIA ; '

serve the Okeechobee to TAX PAYMENTS WILL CARRY A1 PERCENT
people of - -- -- -- - CITY"with E :,: t tI

the very best of my ability T\\ liVED ,

J. M. 1.1\.. of IftlA/ DISCOUNT TO DECEMBER 18th 1942 3 PERCENT I
ROE. :Noticen\ t'r.I1Ilh'OIl, thnt Tom :!: ,
V I IHxi.n. holder of Tux Vrtllli'iito No

I OK ;MEMBER CITY COUNCILIn 'in. >7 11 l-miii'il 1D2H. i Ihr IIIIH ftnl Ali'i)iln.v' mmip nf' Si'pli'lillnT.A In 111of\ HUMPHREY BOGART ::: FOR PAYMENT TO JANUARY lit, 1943, AND 2

fire linn ole nppllcntlon for I TaIK.i Late News y 1i

announcing to the people of >.I tu emlirncc l>c ,issued thereon.the fallowing Snlil, Certlttinti' lie-. I :i: PERCENT FOR PAYMENT TO FEBRUARY 1-t 1943, :e I I'j'

Okeechobee that I am a candidate "crlhi'il prnportv In the County of .1.

for reelection as a member of the okcii'liiilii-i' .tiite nf Flnrliln. to-wlf: Sunday & Monday :::: 1 PERCENT DISCOUNT IN FEBRUARY IB.t:. PAYMENTS :j.:. t
Its 1. 2 ami, 3. Iilni-k K.: Wright
City Council I wish to that If 'I' I
say \ limn Sllliillvlnlnil.
reelected to serve you for another 'I'IniMimunont of mid property nailer HUMPHREY BOOART I :;: WILL BE NET IN MARCH, 1943, AND .:: 1
sold ('.rtln,.,,, (Issued win In the ,
two years I111 continue to give '
,
inn"I" "I' I'nknnwn. In
you my best efforts as a part ofour rnliinlil rertlflcnte shall he re. ;' ;;; UNPAID TAXES WILL BECOME DELINQUENTAPRIL .
ilivnii'il ", .-".,111111 to law property de- "ALL THROUGH THE ).
> city government. I will I
appreciate ea'ribed l therein shall lie mill to the
your vote lilt'hi' kidder at the Courthouse door' NIGHT"with I' :.;_:, 1st, 1943. :
n HIP Scotiundnv, In the month of ; .
O. L. RAULERSON.
1.
11o""III'r. I'.UJ! 1hi, ,,h In I the 7th ilut
IX
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Hate.l this tilth' ilnv of' Ortulier 1111:1.tOY : :
OR ;MEMBER; CITY COUNCIL
1 CONRAD VEIDT :
K. HAUI.EKSO.N. 1942 OCCUPATIONAL BUSINESS LICENSES
flerk Circuit Court of ,
Also: Pathe Ne"s"lUXSTREL
I ikecchnht-e County, Florida
candidate I hereby for announce reelection that as a I memo am a ii li'i-iili I'oiirl Seal DAYS" ::1: DUE LAST OCTOBER, WILL BE SUBJECT TO .;

ber of the City Council at the OKDHt: KR IM lll.M'.\ TION'I'n
Eddie Al Jolson
Cantor :
WARRANT AND PENALTY IF NOT
PAID BY JAN-
,
election to be held on December roiiilor llwi'ii IIIINk II, .
It niiH| 'iirlnir h,' sworn hill nf cf>m> +
1st. I will appreciate your vote and ,,'111111 tiled In thU I'oiirr nliere Hue j
support and If elected I will con i'liiillin' HiHklii In I'liiiipliilniint" and Coming Soon :[: UARY 1st, 1943. .}:
Ciiiiilnr iiuen l imkln. uliimM lust
tinue to serve you In the future as I nn\vn. .,ilit''s.1| win Norfolk Naval .'.. ?
I have done for the past two years !M 1. .'.ltnl I'urtonontI'Irginla' l liliriiiihini il 't'
u iinl, nlioii'. the iiife nf' lumty- "The Gay Sisters"
I. N. MCMULLEN. | IIIIH )",'11" H l I. th,.rrfurr unlcreil that I.
'HIP milil i Iuui ivslili'iit id fiiulnnt' Con. "Somewhere I'll Find You" BESSIE ALDERMAN I.y
IN 'I UK IHCIIT tOIKT OF TUB 1 lor Ih" ,'" II/I.kln| | In lied| lie !I. 'horchyriMinlri'il ,
NINTH .IIIIKMI. II IKdir OP I tn inipHiir tn 1 the Kill nf' ('..m.
HOKUM. \M lUll OK HO.IIOHIK :. ,1'iilnl, ItliMl In sold run*. mi or I'fon ". "Panama Hattie""MRS.
< : f 01 NTVIN > the It iii'' Iim In Itwpmher I'M}. ::: Tax Collector :f

I (11 \\. tRo.u.: : II SI. inlil, Itiili |1111' bring; Ih'iiiiiilter 7rh .
JOHN ii. WIII'i' "'J'1', t .othi-rwI(' the ii'li'iriitlonii of' said hill
I'liilnfllT, ) will In* token UN ronfiNiiiHl, hy still MIN1VER"y $. OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA

ii WIMOw'willThETT.' ) It I I. fiirtlirr' nriliToil" Unit thin miler' J. t
l>'fi>lliltllt| ) 'n. niili'lMhiiil, 111111', n \\fi-k fur fnuri'oimeiMitlvi Will be here Sunday and Monday 1' ;y
OROKR: TO API-KIR > \\'et>kn III the Ilkewhohe 'i't
TUB I STATR OK t'I.OIIIII.1'0 : \.\I.. n new'spnpr pulillHhfil In until Dee 27-38. You all will want to .

W 11.1.01WIIIT F"T.: I'ountv nml State meet her She Is Or err Carson and x st
Uil Sih Strwl. N. F.., liii'oil till 4tli iln\ of :Novi'iulier1U4J. ... ;
r ,
with her Is Walter ridgeon.
ATLANTA. OEOIKJIA.! : .. .. :
IT 1* IIKHEHV run hlll UOY II IIU'infON. }. .
Ired. tu clerk t'lmilt Court. .
vim Sre
]>> riHiihtT 71 cello h. ItHJ.: urroreh III' oil YIt,1 20.4t By H.ihronla, IVUKP, I). C. ( :+:.+c+: X+H+>:'<<

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER: 27, 1942
THE OKEECIIOBCE SEWS PAGE THREE:
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STAFF I
I van, John Arden, Jack
Editor In Chief .Molly Bowden
Assistant Editor......Silvanus Harden : Duk' attendance prize wentto
and MI, trance's home room and
Gold
News"FOR
: Sports Business Reporter Manager Weldon.Eva Nelle Draughon Hall Purple !Mrs Reid's home'v room

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Class Reporter June Cheshire I

Club Reporter Estelle Sanderfur A GREATER OKEECHOBEE HIGH SCHOOL" VICTORY GARDENThe

Social Reporters: Harry P Green- _
--- Fifth Grade,
-
berger, Phylls Cason taught by Mrs.

Miscellaneous Reporters and TypIsts IRIDAY, NOVEMBER: 27, 1942 .. Paul Wongrey and Mrs. James Reid.
: Katheryn Sweatt, Bertha --- have a real honest to goodness

Mercer, Perllee Hunt, Jack Coker, A SOLDIER'S We are trying to organize a Class Victory Garden. It's just as pretty

Joe Underhill, Sylvia Snell, Marie EXPERIENCE DEDICATION to study these problems, to which as a picture It has beets, carrots
" Walker Mae Thomas Oveda beans squash sweet! potatoes, tur
Betty I everyone that is Interested is Invited -
Boromel, Jean Lee Raulerson, Zel- and urged, to attend An nips and tomatoes The garden hasa

da Johnson Martha Walker, Flor- I am one cf the felloes who made I The newspaper staff dedicatesthis have their names. I announcement will be made lateras border of flowers, gladlolas, zlnnas

rle Jordan Alvena Smith, Marlon the world safe for democracy What issue of the Purple and Gold Not only is our school proud of to when and where this class and petunias.'

Martin, a crazy thing that was I fought i News to all the boys in the serviceof these bays, but our community is' will be held. Mrs. Wpntfrry's husband is in

__ -- -- ----- and fought-but I had to go any- our country, who are former'' proud or its boys. We've been I V the U S. Air Corps and stationedIn

DOPEY DOIN'S vaj.I was called In Class A. The students of the Okeechobee High "thankful and hopeful' in these last I|I The Turkey Raffle Mrs.Atlantic Reid's husband City New is Jersey lieutenant, and

next time I want to be in Class B School. We wish we knew the mailing ,,I few weeks, as we've read the head j i I ---._ a.
I bombardier stationed in Palestine,
-be here when they go and be address of every one of you so lines of the dally newspapers and ,, The turkey raffle was all we asked Asia
,
two grades lead-
By I. Rfely Doolittle here when they come back. I je- that we might send you a copy of listened to the radio Because our for In success It was beyond our The were a
I II I I Ing group in the drive and
member when I registered I went this issue We have made an effort to be I' scrap
Well, the opening of the Recreation ,I country seems making pro-1!expectations We sold every chancewe to
'' now plan supply the school cafeteria '
up to the desk and the man in to get the mailing address of all gresslve steps in the offensive Of
had It, and thus we're able
room was a great success.: It'll on with green vegetables, This
charge was my milkman. He said, the boys who are in service, and course we all have hopes that this to break clear of debt now. and
really be nice when It's completed, "big little" garden Is located luvt
"What's jour name?" I said "You who have at one time been enrolledIn 1 Ithe beginning toward the end, ready to launch out on another
west of the flowng well behind the
By the way, Bobby was so mad know my name. "What's your high school here since 1940 so and we hope that before too long project If you didn't get the turkey elementary building.

at Perille for going with "Porky" name?" he barked So I told him- that they might get a copy of our ,, you all will be marching home. So we want you to know that the It's hats off to these youngsters

that he took Mildred to the Recreation "August Childs' He said "Are you paper They are: Lloyd Llghtsey. far we haven't found anybody to money you put on the turkey has and their teachers. If we were all
an alien-" I said, "No" I felt fine. Howard Drawdy Herbert Nix, Ted- take your place and we are
certainly not been wasted, but used
room after the game. We thinkPel'lIIe's as interested as this, we'd soon boat
He asked me where I was born and Greenberger, Leslie Cheshire. thorcughly convinced that there for goad We hope that
'' a purpo the Japs and Germans
Is
heart really with ClaudeIn T said Pitt-sbuig. Then he said Robert Nix Fred Boromel, Albion will not be anybody who can take we can make our Recreation Center -----V'I -

Georgia. "When did you first see the lightof Harden, Frank Barber. Donald Barber the place of any of you. ''lone that you will be proud to say < viii01mehobo

What's this we hear about Howard day I said "When we movedto Russ! Doiner Connie Raulerscn Our community has few, If any, that you had a part in building. County Florlili
Philadelphia" He asked me how Dowllng Watford Garret Swin- young men in Itho are out of V ,HI ru I'I17
Llghtsey taking Romana .
Van .
old I \\as-so I told him 23 the first dal: Gerald Leatherman G. L, high school and unmarried, which '. < ii n l ,-I-.I i ii II. flint pursuant
Brunt to the ball Gator ScoutsThe I I"i I. II -i HI rii iiuIllll T 1K2U Law
game- of) September. He said "The firstof Sweatt. Marlon McCarthy Ray makes our situation a little un- "r nMnriili 1" '1 VllH llllfUt :\ known M the
Martha Is true to Russel now that September you'll be In France, Simmons.) Junior Sanderfur David normal but these are not normal ,,' the MliinliiKi del.rlh.,1
I I'"
d I I III i tlkw'rhnbet' roiintv, Hlorliluifrincl ,
he's about to enter the air corps, and that will be the last of August Cassell Claude Gardner, and J. P. times, so we can't complain.On Gators met Thursday nightof till. I hii ., fur ante lit pains( out
!" last week for the regular weekly I ,," 16,? Ii In In m 1 mill licit nib hM.o"hl.'p .
Brooks. We hope this list is complete this Thanksgiving week-end
eo she took a little squirt-Ellis! '
) 'In (In' rlitln), of the rrnitpri
to the Recreation room. The day I went to camp, I guess However if you know of some we're giving thanks especially for meeting A report was made on the or the Internal Improvement fund to
Why does Mildred Lanier to they didn't think I'd live long The 1ody'e failed to lib please let us 'ou one and all. Christmas card sale, which was .J..t. t nov, in'I' nil I hlda| nt the Court
go Inline I 10
favorable A discussion! of second nt A. M. mi (the Hit ilnt1IM.
the post office every day-mall or first fellow I saw wrote on my card, "r (HII '"i 01""her. .. KIIHI: iiu'tit' fur rniifliv
| Flying Corps". I went a little farther class requirements was held, 1 :'I o'- '.nil Tut wl'liwill hein

male-It's sure good to have Martha S. I and some fellow said, "Look To 0. H. S, Boys In Service: i An over-night camping trip was '" iwhich -,there 1 I'"1 II, nn nnv existing i.iircil Sliili throiiitl HM'1.I I

W, back home, even If she Is married what the wind's blowing in" I said, planned for Friday, Dec 4, !.fli.! I In 'I Ino., lilk 2. Rns"I"Ilcl4un"f
\ : '
Those preint'ere! : Peggy Chan- NU of tit: ; of
You boys still have a chance, "Wind nothing, the draft's dongIt. :NK4:! S.,.", I P, T"' p| H 1 Kin. :t.,.
'cause ( ." On the second morning they dler, Luclle Johnson, Alice Hancock Lou II, III nod' II. Hlk f, V'rtithlW
"In the
though, Dowling's .
Okeechobee Florida Finger The Theta Beta Club Is i .. '
< Wanda Prescott, VirginiaParkerson : V ISnGlldlrlxlon 1 i/, of
put these clothes What
army now". on me. an sN': of VI-1. ; HM, Iato 1 :\ :blii. .
November 27, 1942 the sponsor of the and Idell Tomlinson, and
With all these new gals In town, i I joutt! As soon as you are in it you newspaper 'I .i'SKIS III-i 1'111 i ; I ismtv.
| think you can fight anybody. They Dear Boys: our recreation center, the scrapbook Miss! Finger DJI'ItIl"\lI\T\ "; : : i 1'\h> mTIII:
some lonely boy ought to catch hima v---- >i'|'.Mf: ( if I'I.ill.IIUtn :
gal friend. It's about time for J, have two sizes, too small and too Of course, we never stop thinking and the student government ---- >It \' It. IIAI'I.tIln\:

T, to have a party). There's a cuteboy :| big The pants are so tight that I about you, because we feel that movement.The Defense Stamp Sales Agent'i'liohii'I.'ruxtees, "liMintInrhld I. I. Pu>4Okni ,

too, girls.'c'! sit down The shoes are so you are part of us. When we stopto Future Farmers you were --

Ptyllis Is anticipating Connie's, big; I turned around three times < realize how much freedom and probably all members of that club Every Monday and Friday a room

home-ooming for Thank'glvng dinner 'I Land they didn't move And what a happiness we have then we think gives> our club some good competition to room sale of Defense stamps is

' (He's something to be thank ,raincoat' they gave met! It strains and wishou could be here to enjoy when It comes to school life made in school, And if you don't BICYCLESWe

ful for). 1 the rain. I passed an officer all < It. You know we're very proudof and social affairs, The Future believe we're all for Uncle Sam

Nettle Pearl Is wondering what dressed up with a funny belt and you all, We're glad to say that Farmers lost Mr. now Corp. Pippen, Just take note. have a large stock of

kind of girls they have out where[ all that stuff He said, calling after each of you are former students of this year, and their advisor is Mr. Mrs Austin Pearce P, T. A, both the New Victory
Teddy Is.'n "Didn't you notice my uniform Okeechobee High School DeVore Believe me he is really chairman of this project, announcedlast

We hear that 'Porky", took avery when you passed?"' I said, "Yes, ThinM! have been happening fast a school teacher, and the boys believe week that the school sales Bicycles and regular mod

cute picture of Betty Mae and"Bearcat" what are you kicking about, look around here this year. If you haven that when he gets them out from Oct 18 to Nov 16 totaled els. Go to your local rationing -

I'd sure like to see It. what they gave me. : heard already let me tell you on the school farm. They expect to $279.90. board secure a
Kathryn's not mourning overGerald's Oh, it was nice; five below one For the first time IQ the history of make real money on their farm this Come on young'uns and keep up ,
absence She's making morning they called us out for an our school football team we beat year The Principal Mr. C. M, the good work At this rate well certificate, and we will be

merry with Gene Fulford, whenhe's underwear inspection. You talk Fort Pearce and have made a good Williams, Is a very broadminded soon have the Japs and Germansoff glad to fill your need

not with Alice. about the scenery-red flannels, B. showing against all the other man, and always tries to see the the map.Parent ALSO BICYCLE REPAIRING,
Don't worry, "Herby". Molly has I V D.' -all kinds The union suit schools we've played. Our cheerleaders student's side of the question first. V-- PAINTING: LARGE STOCK

not forgotten you, even If she doeshave I was wearing would fit Tony Gai i this year were Molly, Perille, Whatever, we students, start to do,, j Teacher PARTS
another guy In the army. lento The lieutenant lines us up Jean Lee, Aletha and Miss Finger, If it has a constructive beginning; HUMPHRIESTIRE
We've heard that Carter beat 'up"-and told me to stand up. I said, and believe me they really got a toward a profitable end, we can alwa's Association

Charles 'cause he liked Jo Ann. "I am, sir, the underwear makes espouse from the student body, be sure of the cooperation ot & RETREADING

That's no way to act. You oughtto you think I'm sitting down"' He .]In fact, the support of the student; Mr. Williams and the faculty, and I The Paient-Teacheis Association COMPANY 10_

i let Jo Ann settle that got so mad he put me to digging a i bcdy has been onp.o! n never djt t that means a lot to a successful' ,of the Okeechobee High School met

\ It was rumored that Robert Nixwas ditch: A little while later he passedme i ing spirit, Just a; they are behind I j year in school ]last Thursday: night After a short South Dixie Highway Phone I3IT

I going to get married. He hasn'tyet and said "Don't throw that 1 3 you all, one hundred per cent Our schedule Is hard this year business meeting the Glee Club Ft. Pierce

1 v> Marie still has a chance, dirt up there. I said "Where amI Our faculty this year Is one to i We only have five class periods a sang several selections, A musical
going to throw 11?" He said,> t be proud of. Of course, you'll knowfrom and take education
even though he's In the navy. day physical reading was given by the Glee Club I
Vlrglt1tand Margie mightbe "Dig another hole and put it there j this paper that they are a i during our study hall periods, We i on book week Miss Eva Johnson 'I oRrlieve ft .

running around with other boys Three days later we sailed for 1 ,group of teachers who are interestedIn > start to school at 9:30: and get out and Miss Margaret Bailey had -
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now. but they'll be waltln' for 'em France. Marching down the pier, I j our welfare and happiness The> at 3:13.: so the high school boys i charge of the program They) "

,when Frank and Donald comemarching 'had more luck I had a sargeant Theta Beta Club Is a commercial I can make a shift at the canning! presented a play, "The Courtship M.'b

home from the army air |who stuttered, and it took him so 1 ,club which wag organized last year t plant because of a shortage of of Miles Standish", The actors were
i long to say "Halt" that 27 of us 1 |by Miss Finger when she labor 1
taughtcommercial
corps 1 Reader, Phyllis Cason, Priscilla, (;
Billy Goodwin Is girl-minded. We marched overboard They pulled us subjects, and this year This is just to let you know that: ;Perille Hunt; Miles Standish Sl1I -
'out and lined us up on the pier and 1 she is LIQUID,WBUTS.SAWS,NOSI MOW
think he attends the girl scoutmeetings our faculty advisor, but she' (the student body of your high
instead of the boy scout.t a Captain came by and said, "Fall> |teaches senior math, and our new school this year wishes you much I|. .
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We're afraid that "Muley" ElledgeIs 'In" I said, "I've been in, sir" course in aviation. Miss Mary Rat- ]luck and we want you to know we --- -

going to be a woman-hater Just I was on the boat twelve days- j ford, you remember her Is teaching: are behind you all the way

like Garret Swlndal was Maybe the 'seasick twelve days. Nothing going j In the commercial department, andis I Hopefully,

army will change Garrett, J down and everything coming up. j a co-faculty advisor with Miss i Okeechobee High Schoolteacher .4I t
the |Leaned over the railing all the time U'__'____" _._ iN, Woe
It's the old contest between ,
In the middle of one of my best
soldier and the sailor where EstherIs ; us to spend this day in prayerful I t chaperons present evel'Ytime
leanings! the captain came by and
concerned. She's undecided between ? said. "What company are you in?" attitude. Instead of thinking of war < the center is open. Your co- *
O L Sweatt and J. P. ; and its horrors, let's the
I laid "I'm all by myself." He asked; think of i operation In this project will be ap-

Brooks. me Jf the brigadier was up yet I |peace that Is to follow-a peace \precated. If you have anything you
j' Doris Cheshire's date last Fridaywas with victory i might donate to this project, It will
said, "If I swallowed it, it's up.
J, P Parkerson He sure gets ;Talk about dumb people-I said to, In our homes, in our churches, i add a lot. HELP WANTEDFLORIDA

around one of the fellows, 'Guess :we( wherever we may be today, let's i This recreation center: Is for every -
Betty Barber's back In town butshe's listen to the music and I
of school
dropped the anchor" and he replied peace i i't high pupil from the 7th
not as happy as she was last !, "I knew they'd lose It, Its't !mod will, instead of the roar of t through the 12th grades, and because MOTOR LINES' continuing contributions of its

year 'cause Leslies in the navy been hanging out ever since we :uns. i of space and It being new trained men to fill key positions in the armed forces has .

Mary Ellen has her eyes on Wai- i left New York" Let's have one day-this day- 'we had to limit the group last Friday opened desirable and important positions in this essential -

ter from Pahokee. Better watch outMary Well, we landed in France, Im- an armistice on thoughts of war i night to the football boys and industry. This is a War of Transportation and
Gladys Seville is also Interested mediately went to the trenches. and a day of Thanksgiving. their friends. After this week the Florida Motor Lines employees are doing their bit sup-

in him. confidential butI After three nights in the trenches V hall will be open to all students on p'/ing' vital transportation: to all phases of the war effort.

This is strictly newest is I .' e cannons started to roar and RECREATION CENTERWe j Monday nights 8 to 10, on Friday M'j ="-ocl nity is now open to YOU to join this 'ar.
case |
heard that the
:shells started to pass. I was shak- nights 8' to 11 and on Saturday 8 es. .. 0 -i-p.:
Alma and Leroy.
I between Joyce asked that I ing with patriotism I tried to hide haven chosen to 11 o'clock ,
Several people have any particularname
We feel sure that the students
behnd tree but there wasnt
to a for FOR HEMC"
warn Edgar that someone's out as yet our recreation cen- realize
what a nice place this Is,
The
enough trees for the officers.
get his gal. | tei. but we're looking for one j
and will do everything they can to
I t We thought the marines had the five""tain: o'clock'e com around over and the said,top"t "At; Well folks, we had a big openinglast (create a good name for It, and makeit ::!M OPERATORS: Age 21 and up; good

I situation well in hand but why wasSylvia said "Captain ID, I'd like a fur Friday night after the football something to be proud of.MORE dri/ing experience (heavy equipment preferred( ),
4 not with Albion at the Recreation game The Okeechobee and St.Ann's 5 feet 7 inches 150 pounds mminum 8th grade
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louxh.;; He said, "Haven't you any I
i room Friday football team were guestsof education School
High .
( preferred)
In veins? "Yes, but 1
red blood your FOOD
We've !Rot to hold tight to our the Theta Beta Club Everybodyhad
teachers 'cause Marion McCarthyis T don't want to see it", I said. a good time, especially discuss- -- f Stewards Garage Employees

about to catch Miss Goddard(i Five o'clock we went over the top. ing our victory over St. Ann's, and By W. E, DeVore !, '-,' .. ..."' ''''" ,. '
Ten thousand Austrians came at us.
'' driving aroundin participating In the ,
Miss Bailey has been games Group
her boy friend s car; and we can The way they looked at me you'd names were played, and the follow- Agriculture Instructor FOR MEN and WOMENTicket

always hear how Cpl. Pippin is getting think it was I who started the war Ing high school students did some Since the war has caused increased -

along by asking Miss Finger; Our captain yelled, "Fire at will" social dancing with special writtenpermlsson demand for livestock and live- Agents, Baggage Clerics Bookkeeper, Calculators

too, Miss McCarthy was entertain- But I didn't know any of their from home: WeldonDraughton stock products, It Is our duty to Stenographers, Typists, Clerks, Janitors
names I guess the fellow behindme try to increase these
inu a soldier last weekend. Gene Fulford HenryWalker products, not and Cleaners.It .
You think Jaunlta's having a thought I was Will. He fired Charles Parkerson Zelda only for our own good but for the

tough time deciding between Maron his gun and shot me in the excitement Johnson, Phyllis Cason, Ada JaneCason armed forces. has always been our policy fo give preference In em-

and TinyJust wait 'til FredBaromel Perille Hunt, KathrynSweatt The cheapest and best way to in- ployment to men and women living along our routes
comes back. ------ V Idell Tomlinson, LaurensPaves crease our livestock production Is If you ere interested, mail postcard or letter, giving

It sure made Alvyna happy to see THANKSGIVING Harry Paul Greenberger, by the proper management of our name, address age, sex, and Indicate position you are
Kenneth Ford Tuesday. Virginia Parkerson, Joe Underhill!1, pastures By not overstocking land best suited for to PERSONNEL DIRECTOR, FLORIDA
We all wonder what happened to "Enter into his gates with thanksgiving Ellis Draughn and Jo Ann Berka that will produce a good yield oft MOTOR LINES; JACKSONVILLE FLA. An applicationblank

an of Howard Dra Wdy's girl and Into his courts with The party was over promptly corn. Forty bushels will carry one will be mailed to you, and if you are acceptableand

grlends-Jean Harlow, Mary MeLau praise; be thankful unto him, and 11:30: and everybody bid one another cow per acre In the growing season position Is open, arrangements will be made for a A

\'hlin, Margie Coker and manyothers bless his name Psalm 100:4. i good night, and we feel surethat Then we can Increase our livestock personal interview and further consideration. N
; we bet he's a sailor witha Let us on this Thanksgiving observe a good time was had by aU. production by Increasing the I/

$ girl in every port. an armistice on thoughts of.j. We feel that this project will be carrying capacity of the pastures
I We've had a grand time at the destruction and disaster and hateand a successful one, and we again wantto By planting the proper grasses, -t It

Recreation room so far and this is death-and war express our appreciation to all, mowing the weeds, fertilization, 4.wu

for those who might want to changeIt Let us think Instead of the beau- who have helped to make It a success turning where It Is needed and

: tiful, the pure, the holy-and thePrtnce so far planting legumes,

Don't cut up and of Peace. This week It will be open Thurs- We can Increase production by fiORIPAMoTORllNES i naM

A"" spoil others' fun, Lets banish our depressinghouthts I day and Friday night and next the proper management of the herd, ustn
Or they'll soon have today. our President i. week It wll be Monday, Friday
,'t, open as to feeding breeding, care and -; I!T
fw; I you on the run. Franklin D Roosevelt, has asked and Saturday nights There will be prevention of disease. 1 'D

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CHURCH! OF CIHU$1> ***7NTISTl f Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Arnold of vancement and welfare of mankindand of plastics. After exhaustive tests assured a marketable product with Florida and the agricultural horizon it and presentsfor industrial -
increased
Sl'BJECT FOR NOVL;1BER 29 Sneads are spending this week In civilization. He traced brieflythe and analysis the Massachusetts Institute the demand unlimited nothing
Okeechobee having been called here history of this fascinating plant of Technology and leading stands in the way of Florida's becoming wealth is unlimited.
"Ancient and Modern Necromancy on account of the death of Freeman that was known and used by ancient textile chemists and manufacturers an extensive producer of I have arranged wth Dr Brown
Alias Mesmerism and Hypnotism"is Arnold last Sunday. artisans long before Christ pronounce( It the only machine yet this fig: money crop.It Landone to prepare a series of articles
the subject of the lessonsermonwhich -c- walked the earth. He exhibited a known that processes the fibre and would take a book to tell the on the subject of' Ramie
will be read in churches of' Mr. and Mrs R P. Fletcher of few of the amazing products manu- bark without Injury and in a form whcle fascinating dory of Ramie, Growing in Florida which will be
Christ Scientist throughout the Pahokee were visitors who spent factured from the bark gum and acceptable to the manufacturers but after seeing this demonstrationand released as an exclusive feature
world on Sunday, November 29 yesterday In Okeechobee( with fibres of this remarkable plant; Thus, with the one handicap to talking with these men of through the Florida News Service
Among the citations which friends textiles as sheer and beautiful as' Ramie growing In Florida( overcomeby authority all of whom were favor- for it Is a story every Floridian
comprise the Lesson- Sermon is -o- the finest silk but four times as this machine which is neither ably Impressed, I am convinced that should( hear and It cannot be told
the following from the Bible: I I Miss Francis Houchard( home strong; weaves of others in varying 'complicated nor costly, the farmers the day of Ramie has dawned In in a single column.

"Deliver me 0 Lord from the evil I I supervisor of the Farm Security stages of weight and texture up 1 _. .... .__.. .._. ... .. .. .- --- -
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a heavy canvass
man; preserve me from the violent Administration spent ThanksglvI ; I
man; They have sharpened their ,I Ing with friends at Wauchula paper from the thinnest clgraette .--- --.
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tongues like a serpent; adders' .,...... ...........,.. --------- wrapper to heavy papyrus known '
poison Is under their Ups Grant 1, : : : : ; : : : : : : :.0/00/0..0/0.-; ; ; ; ; ; ; I I to ancient Egypt; plastics of exquisite THE OLD JUDGE SAYS .
not 0 Lord the desires of the Too Late To Classifyi quality useful in the manufac-| 0l17ttrwt
further not his wicked device i ture of anything from a thimble to
wicked: ; lest they exalt themselves"Ps. !: ++++;.. ++ + +%+++;.% ?.; .; + I a But transport this was plane.not what those ',
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v-- I Like proverbial seekers of the I gathered there had come to hear. !II AMt--
B. K. Padgett local agent for the "better mouse( trap", a group of distinguished i I They were already familiar with t i"
Railway Express Company left today men of science letters |I the fabulous value of this wonderj( 'j'I
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for Wildwood where he will business and Industry, representingtwo weed and they also knew
spend a week with his son and continents gathered from near textile mills of the world were crying >
daughter-In-law Mr. and Mrs C and far In the quiet village of Win- 1 In vain for tons and tons and II I II
B. Padgett. ter Park last week to form an 11- I more tons of Ramie fibre. War in-1 I
i I dustrles needed it in unlimited'
-o- ;jUbtrlous band of "pathbeaters",
Albert Berka Jr., arrived home I Their destination was the modest quantities for the manufacture of
Wednesday from Gainesville wherehe and cozy vine-covered cottage of parachutes and countless other pro- ,
Is attending school at the Uni- Brown Landone, author scientist ,, ducts. Plants dealing with plastics
versity of Florida and Is spendingthe and friend of man. Long a studentof I were eagerly bidding for the byproduct
Thanksglvng holdays here wth agricultural Industrial and ecor'nilc I represented in the bark. s
But what all this has to do with I
his family. problems, this kindly and r
-0- earned gentleman Intimate friendof them and the Americas-moie es r i
Miss Emma Lou Thompson and the late Luther Burbank. had peclally with Florida, M r 4
Mrs. Douglas Thompson spent Wednesday rrlved at an answer to a problem Briefly here is the story: The ,
and LaBelle.o great Import which had been bulk of the Ramie produced in the
In Fort Myers ui r i D's "
1 world has the Orl- q 1
troubling him for many years. In long come from
Wesley Harvey of Leesburg spent short. he had assembled his "mouse ent. Although the plant can be cI I
several days of this week in Okee- trap' and Issued invitations to a grown with equal success In certain '. .
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chobee attending to business and deeded group to come and see it favored locations in North South I
seeing friends. perform.And and Central America inability to I
-o- they came forty or more, ,compete with cheap labor of the
Mr. and Mrs Skip Jackson Mr. despite the discomforts and restrict- Far East and with no successful I' *F,'. _i '
and Mrs C H. Cornelius, and Mr 'ions of travel and the burden of method developed to mechanically I II II I
and Mrs Zack Mosely. of West their own vexing business problems 'prepare the products in the form I
Palm Beach, were visitors spending They came to see and to demanded by the plants and mills, __ ,
Thanksgiving in Okeechobee as'the learn realizing that Landone( was j has alcne stood( In the !way of the i _4 '
guests of Mr and Mrs. C, S. Cor- not the type to urge busy men of ''profitable commercial growing of I iI : I II
ne'.lus: Mr Jackson left last night I dHaJr-3 to( leave their work and this wealth producing crop. -
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for Tampa while the others in the I neglect their Interests for a wildi I Determined to find the answer
party returned to West Palm Beach i i oose chase. He had promised toI ( 'Brown Landone searched ( couldn't help overhearing you, Mary, large distillery in (lit, countrymaklngwlilskey! : : :
this mornln g. I I lift the curtain on new and vast years, tested and : you asked Jim here why they let the any more.They're ail working day and night
I horizons of great promise. 1 77 decorticating processes, ( companies use sugar to make whiskey making war alcohol for the government for
John R DeBerry vice presidentand Among the distinguished group which proved practical. all the rest of us have to cut down on gunpowder,synthetic rubber,chemicals,and
cashier of the Bank of New were recognized agricultural lead I I found the answer In an ( I happen to know the answer to that. medical supplies
l Smyrna and a party of friends ers industrial tycoons In the tex- machine which the "You see, the fact of the matter is, the "Just as I told Ed down at the court
will return to their homes in New tile field consulting Industrial trademarked under the never has used a single pound of house this morning, the government simply
Smyrna today after spending the chemists, bankers, representatives j "Nanger" In a process to make whiskey.bootleggers were wouldn't be able to get all this alcohol it
past week hunting near Okeechobee.V Latin-American agricultural and I five hours it converts the only ones who used sugar to make needs in time if we didn't have these
V industrial Interests brokers, sclen- plant in the field, cut On top of that, there's not a single distilleries available and on the job."
is not so( much being exempt ists. farmers and growers. ; finished cleaned I
from faults as the having overcome The amazing story Dr. Landonetold fibers demanded by the I
( them that is an advantageto was the story of Ramie its { pie and the shredded 1942 Confirttxi Alcoholic Banal,/w/uilrto, Int.
us.-Alexander Pope unbelievable contribution( to the ad- i I form most desired by

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' I Ai1 Account of Stewardship






About a year ago or"on November 18, 1941 to be exact, our membership in the Federal Reserve System and

institution opened for business and from an humble our associated banks in the Florida National Group, to

of 57 depositors who left with us the aggregate sum of $ or collect checks and drafts with great speed for the benefit

We now have on our books the names of 525 individuals customers.

firms of Belle Glade and the Lake country, whose aggregate Our staff is composed of two officers and three clerks, all

posits amount to $505,000.00. able"I reside in Belle Glade and it is our purpose to continue

The Florida National Bank at Belle Glade was employ local residents if they are available and further, to

at the request of many of the leading citizens of Belle local residents and to train them for service with our

who were interested in seeing our city provided with a banks throughout the State.

bank. These citizens backed their judgment with their We have sold since Pearl Harbor $37,300.00 maturity value

and purchased 45 percent of the stock. The Alfred I. War Bonds. Frankly, this has not been enough and we hope

interests known as the Florida National Group and certain all of our friends will redouble their efforts in this respect.

dividuals connected therewith, purchased the remaining far as this Bank is concerned, we have purchased and are

The stockholders have already received a dividend of 25c carrying United States Government' Bonds to the amount

share and their holdings have enhanced through the 9500000.

to the surplus account of 200000. This account now
Bank that is
Checks drawn on this are payable at par ,
at $12,000 which added to $50,000.00 capital, gives this exchange deduction anywhere in the United States.

a capital structure of $62,000.00. The above mentioned is an advantage to those handling sizeable transactions.
structure of $62,000.00 while adequate for a town the
the other hand, our service charges, while higher than those
Belle Glade, is further implemented by the aggregate in most other sections of the State, are well in line with

structure of the Florida National Group which amounts to charges heretofore established in this vicinity, which charges

$10,000,000.00 or more. made necessary because of the tremendous seasonal flunctu-

It can readily be seen that this institution is therefore and the necessity of handling vast amounts of cash in re

pared to finance all sound ventures irrespective of the to the total deposits of the area.

involved, but being a commercial bank, we are not One day, as soon as America has licked her enemies, we

to make long term loans on unimproved property. to erect a bank building that will be a credit not only

Our purpose as stated a year ago, was to be of Glade but to Palm Beach County. In the meantime, we

the residents of the Lake country Our loan account our friends to consider that our temporary quarters: are only

to $225,000.00 although not entirely composed of local and do not provide us the opportunity to render quite

does contain a fair sprinkling of same, and we have been high type service as it is hoped we can in the future.




Florida National Bank

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