The Okeechobee news
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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: January 1, 1943
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
weekly[ former <1926-1945>]
semiweekly[ former <1981-1983>]
three times a week
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Okeechobee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Okeechobee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Okeechobee -- Okeechobee
Coordinates: 27.241667 x -80.833056 ( Place of Publication )
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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Volume 28-Number 28 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, January 1,1943 Price Five Cents


NEWS ABOUT OUR I Marvin Wilson Is

Citizens Defense Corps ot 'GOD" is the subject of the

MEN IN SERVICE the Okeechobee: County Defense LtVhV lesson-sermon which will be read Here After North
Council meets at the Court House in Churches of Christ, Scientist,

the first Thtu-sday of January at 8 throughout the world on Sunday

Malcom Simmons has retained to p. m These meetings are for all i January 3Among. African Invasion

the United States Naval Station at the citizens therefore you are all 1sI I the citations which

Miami alter spending the holidays expected to attend. Bring the qUI'S'I I comprise the Lesson Sermon Is ---
here with his mother Mrs Eugenia tion that you have been asking one : rMh I the following from the Bible: Marvin Wilson son of Mr. and

Simmons. J I another on the streets and we will 'And God said moreover unto Mo- Mrs. E. J Wilson of this city, arrived -

S. | try to answer them. t." Thus Shalt thou say unto the home last week and Is spend-

Lieutenant H T Bass Jr.. left i i D. B McCarthy, Commander children of Israel The Lord God ing a furlough here with his par-
this week-to return to training Citizens Defense Corps I 101 your fathers, the God of Abra- ents and friends.

camp In Virginia, where he has V--- iiam the God ot Isaac and the Marvin Is a hospital apprentice

been transferred. He has been stationed Gad( a Jaob, hath sent me unto In the navy and was aboard his

at Fort Bennlng. da for I County Goes OverTop I :/ vou' (Ex. 3 :15)( ). ship in the convoy that landed In .

several months where he took officer I V Africa In November. During the
. training. 1 V t trvC terrific fighting which went his
With Large >;
I i The Highest Paid ship was sunk with. a number of
Word has been received here that casualties and he' was'forced to

Enoch Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs War Bond QuotaFlorida stay .In the water several hours before -
if I
In World
Hulon Walker has arrived In San ( !. Navy i being rescued by another ship.

Diego Cal. and is on his way hometo I I However, he was not Injured In the

spend his furlough Enoch is Is maintaining her lead :i Is United States fighting

aboard a submarine In the Pacific among southern states In the purchase I I He expects to be here several
where he was located at the time of War Bonds and Stamps, i' weeks after which he will again go

of Pearl Harbor and has seen I and we are well on our way toward 1---, When vou hear the expression aboard some ship in the fleet.
plenty of service. the SECOND HUNDRED Marvin is one of four sons of Mr.
MILLION "Ours t Is the highest In
I navy
and Mrs. E. J, Wilson
I The Is are
tabulation of
the world". you are listening to
Mr and Mrs. R. H. Singletary sales for the past three months !I serving In the armed forces of our
t fact that no other nation
received a letter this week from I based on Incomplete returns t z country He entered the navy In
: :, with the
xr a navy on seven seas can
their son Harold Wllkerson. who Is 1941.Campaign.
September $10894727 boast. .
with the United States Navy In the ra ( V
October 8.007.676 To appreciate the full financial
Pacific He states that he is well
November 8,704,628 ; benefit of modern navy pay and retirement -
and getting along fine On
Okeechobee county came through I, privilege consider the posI For

Robert E. Mack son of Mr. and strong the last day of December ,r I sibllltles of our present day youths

Mrs. Robert Mack of this city left With the largest quota ever askedof I 17 years of age who are selectingthe Warm Springs
: M their branch of
navy service
this week for Avon Park where he Okeechobee. $10000 sales Thurs-
ii stationed with the army air day morning were only 9025. Exactly r. I while the opportunity to choose

forces., He spent Christmas here. I $1,ooa worth of bonds were I IeuY I' U still theirs. As soon as a young Foundation Fund
I purchased throughout the day and BoNDs man-o-warsman dons the uniformof
Uncle Sam's fighting fleet he 1m-
Mr. and Mrs. Nat Stratton revived I at closing time at the postofflce I
a letter this week from their I sales totaled $10023 6yERs mediately becomes the potential recipient Jacksonville Dec. 31- (FNS -

son Bill Stratton In which he says I This was a close call and we hope i of a 3% yearly Income on Plans for the annual celebration of

that he is now in India. He was '' It111 not be such a tight race V. S Inaturf Dtpvrtmm.Elizabeth : approximately $74.000 which Is paid the President's Birthday for the

bent to Africa where he remainedfor I' ever again. - ---. I to him at the rate of 171.00 per National Foundation for Infantile
some time and was later transferred 1 I Total purchases of War Bonds for I month starting when he Is only 47 Paralysis got under way last week
fOilS REICIIERTJ.RRIES: years of age and has completed 30 when State Chairman Paul E. Rein-
to India where he now Is. Okeechobee county up to the first Hall I
MISS ELSIE SIE\ERS I of naval service.It .
this IN hold announced selection of com-
He says that he is getting along year are $108,900. Let's make
fine and tee! only amusement they 1943 a banner year and go over the BnOOKLYN, NEW YORK Isn't necessary however to mittee chairmen to serve in 32 of
e and Bill Bowden I I spend 30 years In the navy to become Florida's 67 counties Names of t'
get down there Is watching the na top every month In a big way. This ,
Word has been received here eligible for substantial retirement those
tives. war Is not over by a long ways and i an- I appointed will be made publicas
cannot end any time soon. Our i '10un lng the wedding of John benefits Many of the current soon as completed for the entire
I Married Thurs. Rilchcrtand Miss Elsie Slevers !117 year old enlistees will"*receive state, Reinhold said.
Ray Simmons arrived home this boys need the things Bond purchas- j j "
I which took place at the home of I trade training in the navy's vocational Reinhold pointed out that
w ek from the Naval Station at I es will give them! now "tore than as usual -
Jacksonville and Is spending this ever '' -- '" the bi'tie's, 'parents Mr: Ind Mrs. schools and after years of'* fifty percent of all money raisedIn
Miss Elizabeth Hall became the William Sievers, In Brooklyn, New experience In the fleet they will the campaign will remain for
week here with his mother Mrs. I have not received our quota I 1! exclusive -
Eugenia Simmons I for the month of January as yet'I I'I hi ids of Bill! Bowden Christmas eve Y'rk, at :5 I p. m., December 12 Mrs find that at the age of 37 years I use In the county where

but will be able to announce It night In a quiet wedding ceremony Robert L. Sievers was matron of they are experts In their chosen ''ralsl'd. the balance going to the
next week. "I'I'f-J"ml'd at the home of Mr. and 'honor and Robert L. Sievers brother fields; electricians, machinists car National Foundation with headquarters -
Many Floridians who have not Mrs Basil Bowden In penters, radiomen, etc. have
A Happy and Prosperous New the presence of the bride was best man. They in Warm Springs Ga.
experienced much cold weather are Year to everyone. of the family and a few friends of John Reichert is the son of A. ompleted 20 years of navy service; I He urged full cooperation In the
W. R. Page groom Aldermarrr J Reichert and brother of Miss campaign; warning that with cities
ter In army camps. and althoughFt I pastor of the Baptist church performed Elizabeth Reichert of this city and of money and are ready for one of crowded and large troop concentrations -
Chairman Okeechobee
Benning Oa. isn't so far north County the ceremony Is stationed with the Coast Guard I the high paying Jobs In civilian the need for strict health

one Okeechobeean Is getting accustomed War Savings Committee II I i Mrs. Bowden is the daughter of I' at Brooklyn where he Is enlisted as life. I' measures is greater than ever. Sup-

to the cold weather and -_.-vM. -- Mr and Mrs. W. W Hall of Black a seaman first class. These men may retire into the port of this Important work will

apparently thriving on it becausehe : T. DOWLING DIED AT I Mountain, N C.. but was born at I They expect to return to Okeechobee navy's Fleet Reserve. They are help materially to ward off an epidemic
has gained 36 pounds. i neland! and later young men and will want to take
HOME IN SOUTH BEND, I moved with her ,, after the war and make and safeguard both Florida
He Is Corporal Ruben Lanier son I I\DI\NA DECEMBER: 14 family to North Carolina where she 'theIr home here. : advantage of their navy training In and the nation.
"I| Mr. and Mrs M. E Lanier of I has lived since She is a graduate 'I _-V I tome good job that should pay

Brighton i Word was received- here last week I lof, Black Mountain high school and MICIMEL; T. DOWLING. 49, I them an average of $300 per month 1 V
Corporal Lanier writes home that Montreal Junior or better. They are privileged to do E. J. \\'ILSON, JR. WRITES
of the death of Mike T. Dow ling, College at Montreal OF SOUTH BEND DIED IN j I I i I
he Is enjoying army life ant said N. C. Later she attended the IIINES HOSPITAL this and at the same time the navy AN INTERESTING LETTER
I who died at his home In South Tllt"RS'1 I
that Ft. Banning Is one of the best Bend. Ind.. on Thursday. December i I A hville Teachers College at Ash- ---- I pays them $69.00 per month for 10 FROM GUADALCANAL
ramps and that he receives !olenty ville years and thereafter $126.00 for the -
17 He was burled at Kentland N. C. where she graduatedwith Michael T. Dowllng, 49. formerly ,
of good food but he said he would 'I S. !lot' rest of their lives The
a B. degree She Is now Kentland. and veteran of World Editor Okeechobee News
have to say out of all the good Ind.Mr.. Dowllng married the former teaching school at South Bay. War 1, but for the last IS years a I I Such Is the lot of our modern I Okeechobee Fla.

treatment he still sets homesick Miss Oullda Lamb and they had The groom Is the only son of Mr. resident of South Bend this state I men of the navy and it Isn't a bad Dear Mr. Bowden:

and he would like to hear from his made their home In South Bend for and Mrs. Basil Bowden and was where he was employed as parcels one-considering that a chief petty I For some time I have been mean-

friend In Okeechobee. many years born and reared In Okeechobee post clerk in the postofflce died in I officer receives a basic pay of $139.00 Ing to write The News and let you

His address Is H. Q. Det 1th B. V I where he attended Okeechobee high Hines Hospital Chicago last Thursday per month plus extra allowancesfor I know what I am doing and how I

N 124 Inf. Ft Bennlng Oa. school and graduated with the class His body was brought to the I, clothing food and dependents am eettlnir- a Ion IT.

TO1101: IT MAY CONCERN: of 1941.. He has been employed by home of his- mother, Mrs.- Sarah i ii quarters-and lives a healthy*lit eI At present- I am- well I am cook-

1.850 Vessels | the United States Sugar Corpora-i Dowllng, here and funeral services I I of travel adventure and education l ling with three other men In myI
I' By orders from my commanding j jI lion since he finished -doing the things In life that 'he
Captain Oliver Lyttelton has stated | school. were concluded from St Joseph I i I company. We use field ranges Just
that the Armada which moved I officer Colonel Alan S. Rush, I was i| MA send Mr*. Bowden spent Catholic Church at 9:30: o'clock wants to do most ''as Marines use in training In the

on North Africa contained not less ordered to drill the Victory Corpsof Christmas here with their parents Monday morning Rev. Edward T. V States.I .

than 1850 vessels. It Is difficult Okeechobee County. This Corps I after which they left for Clewlston i Fallon officiating: burial with military I SERGEANT JAS. COUSART I am In Gaudalcanal

fr even a trained military mind to was ordered formed by the U. S. where they expect to make their honors In St. Joseph cemeItery MARRIED RECENTLY IN The country about is much the

wasp what it must have meant to Office of Education In all communities future home. :I CAMP: McCOY, MINNESOTA same as that of South Florida except -

mobilize. load despatch and pro- throughout the country. It covered The only out of town guest was ,, Michael Thomas Dowllng son of for the hills, due of course to
tect so vast a mass of shipping. all high school students all Mrs. W W. Hall mother of the Mrs. Sarah Gorman Dowllng and I I'I | 1606 S, U. Station Hospital, I I the volcanic origin of the Island
These convoys had to be assembledat men who may be called Into the bride 'i i the late William Dowling, was born I Camp McCoy Wls. Itself.

widely scattered points, then services and was expected to cover V In Morocco. Indiana, March 3, 1894; Dec. 19. 1942 The natives pygmies) were of

moved over vast stretches of sub- the American Legion as well. I SHEEP DISCOVERS COFFEE ,!I, at the age of three years he came I Okeechobee( News.Okeechobee. canabalistlc nature until missionarIes -
marine Infested ocean to their own The results of this drill are to be j: ---- i' with.bis parents to Kentland and Fla. and traders began to come from

particular beach, along a thousand reported, to Col Rush and the U. With coffee rediwHcrinere: I'[I I In' turn attended the schools here. I Dear Mr Bowden: New Zealand.

mile coastline, and arrive at the exact S Office of Education.At advertised trickle one looks up the dear. stuff i j i I St. Joseph College at Rensselaer, I wish to tell you a little news of As for animal and bird life there
which ,
moment to launch a coordinated the meeting the kindness was of The- I for old time's sake. It is a native and St. Vlateurs College at BOUTbonnals a home town boy, which Is me, are pigeons parrots marsh hens

attack. by of Africa, notably Abyssinia. Its HI.. from which he graduated I I I have been made a sergeant now, alligators monkeys etc. There Is
Okeechobee the Theater
We wish to point out, too, that I churches News and merits were revealed by sheep: I with the class of 1914. In 1917 I but I am no longer one, as I am a species of lizard that Is probably
the military and civilian leadershipin I| the by personal after grazing on coffee bushes by he enlisted for army servloe (nj married. a direct descendant of the dlnno-

America and Great Brltlan I contact, there whom were four eleven persons. day the flocks passed sleepless I I j I World ,War 1, and was assigned to I I married Mary Kathryn Hick sail attaining a length of about

charged with this colossal task present fulfilled of orders, but were how women.I nights skipping and dancing till the 378th airplane squadron, serving of Winona Minnesota, here In five feet and about six Inches thick.

nrepared their plan and did this my many dawn. The Arabs took over the overseas. Upon returning home Camp McCoy. Father Seefelt per They are harmless and have beau-
of did the same? Do the
Job while they were being constantly I you people -I plant and produced the brew that after the armistice he volunteered :I formed the ceremony In one of the. tiful pink eyes. The parrots are
of Okeechobee want to protect
prodded viciously by critics themselves? Must they be herded made Mocha famous. and was accepted as K. of P. secretary : Catholic chapels here. white with' bright green colored

for their lack of "action. cattle ordered Certain early Mohammedans for European service. Later We are planning on making out heads The marsh hens have white

In making these attacks the crit like?a bunch It Is of the untrained or soldier bylaw learned that coffee would enable he engaged in the plumbing business home in 'Chobee after the war i U heads with black bodies and get the

ics climbed arrogantly out on a that is brought back from the front. them to keep up protracted and here and then went to Fort I over We are going to reside at same size as our hens They say j jI've
e I j 1 I Pierce Fla, where he met and on In the cocks are beautiful birds but
La Crosse while I am Camp Mo-
limb and as our troops struck with lines dead, If he Is brought back exhausting religious exercises ?-
May 1, 1926. married Oullda Lee not seen one yet
lightning and parallzlng effect they at all; It Is the untrained man who than their rival sects. and there Coy
Lamb, who survives, together with I There Is a small animal here thattlev
and friends in
Wishing youall
found to their dismay that the first does the wrong thing which costs was war In Islam over that. Appearing my
two sons, Willa and Thomas. He call a honey bear. It looksas
shot clipped that limb right off the not only his own life but the life In England In the 17th 'Chobee a Merry Christmas_.and a
leaves also his aged mother, Mrs. I if It were a mixed breed of a
tree of confidence In the garden of of others also. There Is not, nor century, coffee gave rise to coffeehouses Happy New Year.
Sarah Dowllng; two sisters Miss i qulrrel, a racoon and an opossum
I Yours sincerely
public opinion. The Stars and will there ever be a nurse to pro which Charles n tried to am ,
Sarah Glens Dowllng of Kentland. Sgt. James V Cousart It Is surprising how clean he keeps
Stripes. when get Into action padlock for being "the '
tect you you resort of I
end Mrs. Caroline Newcomb, of V himself We have caught ,several
--V Its up to you or It., your own persona who spread scandalous reports
Manchester, Connecticut; and other and they make very desirable pets,
Dr. James E presidentof funeral. to the defamation of the gov Terming newspaper advertising
Mooney more distant relatlvea.-The Kent- tho I'm sure they'd die out of their
the University of Tampa, announced The cooperation of Superintendent ernment." I land (Ind.) Democrat. the dominant force that brought native climate. .
Hancock'was appreciated, as About succe p in the Treasury Department's
this week that a new war 1720 It reached South Am V Well time Is up. I wish that I
college department has been Intro he arranged for the lighting of the I erica. It Is Brazzll'i chief export Marlon McCarthy will leave Sunday drive in the $9,000,000 Victory could be with you. Until I am, well I
duced at the University to serve football field.Okeechobee. and the United States takes half to return to Gainesville where Loan effort, Harry E. Burns, Lashes Up.

pre-induction needs of youth In this has failed to fulfill : a medicine not a food:: Its cafflne he Is a student at the University director of publicity for Florida, reported .. E J. Wilson, Jr

area. An 8-months war emergency its duty, that will have. to be all the crop, or used to. It" really of Florida after spending the Chris- that $6600000 worth of My regards to everyone.
will be offered to vf my report. I stimulates the heart and the brain bonds were old In the first eleven
training course tmas holidays here with his par Ack. E. J. Wilson, Jr., ,
prepare youth for specific fields of Daniel Marlon McCarthy not to mention the tongueNewYork : ents, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. McCarthyand days following the'appearance of U. S. ?f. C. (! e) Unit 100 T'-
war service. Lt. R. O T. C., U. S. Army j Times.. family page advertisements In dally and Care Postmaster 4 '

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BRYANT BOWDEN ......... ... Editor i'o'E DROPS I
I Cor'011 DROPS Fort Pierce, Florida Phone 139
Entered as second class matter try "RobflyTl.m"Syo.d.rlol

July 1, 1914 at the Poet Office In Llnl nDtHE Nine Years experience Best of equipment.Send .
Okeechobee Florida, under the' I
Act of March 8, 1879SUBSCRIPTION, I II I your tires and certificate by bus line and save time, tires !

I service. Government ceiling prices.
gasoline Prompt

One year In advance ..... $200 4Ii
Six months In advance ...... .. 100 .-. -----
Three months In advance ... .75 ..

Advertising bills are payable on < THEM DAYS IS "

the first of each month. Parties AGANT AND SQUANDER GONE FOREVER I'. I "TO? THAT 1C"3 DY NSVEAR'Sfc

unknown to publisher required topav ALL HIS\ BOUGH .... J _
In advance. "M-
j iI I I s' r r'
Reading notices In local columns
10 cent a line. Rates for dL'plat- ,
advertising furnished on application i I
Classified advertising 2 cents
each word per insertion! All Items
i $
regarding; enterprises conducted for

profit rates. are chargeable at rdvertlslng I j4t1.

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i ,I.Tr/wryD.pI. -Cour,..,CMeego Trfrunt S1Ulic.r., j
To an honest mind the best perquisites -

of t place are the advantages .

Bison It gives for doing good.-Ad- THE POCKETBOOK: I A .wr >

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If we find the Jqjj where we can be of use, we are hitched to the / /
star of the world and move with \

it Richard .
Cabot.V 1:
Give me the liberty to know. to I

think to believe\ and to utter freely I 't ,
according to conscience, above\ al! ,
other libertles.-Mllton. ayN
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Never, with the Bible in our
hands can we deny rights to another EASr &d

which under the same circumstances \ I
we would claim for i 1

ourselves.-Gardiner Spring.V ar
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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea 4. !
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Company distributed bonuses to -- 2000 YEARS 9.ctHB : : \,

employees totaling $1400000 It was --... UII'EGyPTIANS CARPEN1pR'm' '
announced last week by John A, /ice TOOlS FAMILIAR IN
Hartford President of the company. -IHE: 1RAPB! TOPAy.__
Every A & P employee with six r 1URyWOULDNOTBEENOWHFOR.cRISANAMMR aT
months or more of service participated t /TIOHOFAMOPER1t&ILy SMPPHpai. fuie UNO
woe riutn
in the cash distribution.V
7- w--.w.
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'fNR0004 RESEARCH :n
Contending that members of con- ONE COMPANY HAS ins
gress are no more entitled to military PEVFLOPEPA
exemption than any other citizens ; tfl $70,00ooooA ,
Congressman Bob Sikes of By-PRO011C151NA1 -
Florida announced that he will p'(- ji UeED1iwA5TED 'oI -- t
shortly Introduce a. bill that would
remove such exemptions and makeall I f ,

qualified men In congress liable /1_ IN EN61MP BCFORt *
for military service and subject to T-w i' tAUlsoalES THE ERA OF Prom \r
draft. ft'T THf IR CLOTHE "

--y---- :BOysDADA.nea,...WNlN TM ty' 1
A year ago Clarence Bitting aeCAM. SOIIDMODERN ]
president of the U S. Sugar Corporation AUTOMOBILE Cauruiy Clivtlind N'w

of Clewiston, submitted sam- use/MOge ( ___ :"'
ples of rubber made from Florida TMAM PlFFERENT 1.500_, I .

sugar cane peanuts and sweet potatoes MVENTiONaToo O II I
the result of the company I

laboratory's experimental research __ ___ __ _ h_ ._ __ __
The government not Interested

Now Rubber Czar Jeffers assures
every consideration will be given to LET US PRINT

the possibility of such rubber pro Late to Classify
duction. Too bad a. year was lost
through bureaucratic bull-headed-


This may be a war for young men I
I As we approach another year, 'romltal raw materials we ra-
the fronts but
on fighting no one
can deny that the old men did I and one that promises to be the tloned them and In one year put ORDER OF

their share on the home front In most crucial In the notion's history \, over a million men on the battlefronts -
the building of the fishing schooner .It might be well for all of us to well trained and fully equip

Columbia in the famous boat-build stop and "count our change. ped.At
ing town of Essex Ten of the 17 A year ago we had Just been I the same time we supplied our
men who built the ship are over 60 plunged into a war. Most of us allies with vast quantities of arms
years of age. one of them 84. an- particularly those old enough to remember food and ammunition. We proved
other 80 and a. third 77. other wars failed to grasp ourselves masters of diplomacy and
The record of these doughty "old that. this time It was different. lined up our sister republics to the COMMERCiALPRINT n
sters" Is something of which south and outsmarted our enemiesIn
Essex I Most of us expected to go about
with all its history of turning out your I|' business as we had during other Africa.
sturdy wooden ships, well be Now we have taken the offenshe.
may conflicts trusting to our armed
proud. Who says a man Is old a: I .'rce ta take care of the problem. In other words we have lust bpTunto
? I fight. We are a long long wav
60 -Boston Or c'urse'e expected to buy some I
Posty. from the So
winning war. far we
-- bonds and maybe get a job In a
have only succeeded In gettlni; a 1
defense plant provided It paid us
foothold here and there on the long
more than we'd been making; we
l would try and. remember to remove road back. NG
this holds de-
What for
year us
our hat when the flag passed by
and would always. stand when the rends largely! on von and me and a
hundred and thlrtv million other
star Spangled Banner was playedWe
=r: Americans We are all rolnst to
had been told that this was
have to tighten our belts. to make
total war"-a "people's war"-but
would be called upon to make, But I
-"e Jti'f didn't seem to understand. -. .
sal'rlftces,8; never dreamed we .- '
Fortunately our leaders realized a
I no matter how rough the road or
what we did not and had made
I hew painful the process It will be
'some progress In the direction of r
as nothing compared to failure.
defense before the first blow fell.
God In hh infinite mercy has so I
Since that time despite confusion far spared ui the pain and suflerIn7 -
0 bickering red tape bureaucracy and which today Is being experienced We Guarantee Our
nubile Indifference or protest these bv countless millions of fellow -
I leaders set about the grim task at beings But what happened to *

hand. They made mistakes Selfishness them CAN happen to us If we fall

greed, politics and person. to understand and appreciate our j
I al ambition raised their ugly heads blessings and unselfishly give our t Workmanship and .
"'d In too many Instances servedto utmost toward victory.Let \
Said an office boy, Danny I I
retard our effort. us hope that American cities
Mc.Master, I But from practically a standing will escape the fate of London Rotterdam j I
"VTe'd oughta buy War art v* have accomplished! In one and others. Let us hope I Prices Are Reasonable I

Bonds much faster- I year more than our enemies were that awakened we will stand unit '
ab'e to achieve In eight. Our able ed as a nation and with our alliesto \
Shoot one buck in ten I industrial} leaders with but few exceptions the end that Victory will be

At Adolph, and then I turned their attention to ours. -- -

He'll *ish he'd''a stuck to winning the war; labor that part. But we still have a long way togo I
his I which works with 1U hands on the Too many of our people still ,
plalttd"r !
assembly line gave an account of don't understand, still think that I I
Itself, f> which Democracy the "it can't happen here", still think
B. M th. Job to* I'O.U I'I'II. world over can point with pride. in terms of "THE war" and not I The Okeechobee News

....., pijr da,. Bo.d.V. We set goals that even 'we did "MY war". ,
.."Stamp.. .. Ion*-*It M you d.-!I.. not believe we could achieve, only ,, If you are seeking a New Year
-.s to yout Unit.-r.f... to better them and set construction resolution, why not resolve now to
....", records that were miraculous. Ships make this YOUR war? The sooner j

V ,. TVcuiv?DiftilmmL that. in the last war It took months we all. do that the sooner well get .
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TELEPHONE NUMBER 80 When urged by the Florida News Fog, THU ?Ow5RTUL A t> $TJoyER.Fog Lj ** *,tIF6 i2/7
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I Service to prepare a series of ar- C1 By THI CIVILIANS _owe_NOUIt -
tides on the subject of Ramla aa
Mrs. J. F. Bond and daughter, Prof and Mrs C. M. Williams I Op AMERICA '
Growing in Florida, I had no Idea
Mrs. Earl Bond, are spending this returned to their home here Tuesday
of the widespread Interest in the ;i
week visiting friends and relative I night from Gainesville and
i matter, but it Is most gratifying
at Bartow. Trenton where
they spent ChristI -
and in this third article I shall attempt -
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to clear up a misunderstandIng ,
Mr. and Mrs Horace Fulford left I I War Stamps
that seems to have arisen concerning slid
Sunday for Gainesville after spend. Father Callahan, who spent last the problem of decortication. P Sond$ *'
ing Christmas here with their par I wanted In Okeechobee, returned t

Mr. and I here this week and will I
ents Mrs. C. A. Fulford remain
As I stated In my first article the
and through the winter.
family. successful development of a ramie'
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Connie Raulerson and Albert Ber- Mrs. L. O. Fortson of Fort Lau- Industry In Florida hinges on Just I -Nl' ANt) ..4y" kEUO' 'lb A '50O BOND C375 4 Vbu) wtLE tSUy
one point: If grown In commercial W&'VI JAP HuNTING TWO
ka Jr., will leave Sunday for derdale arrived here last week andIs I
quantities Is a profitable marketassured To 1)0 IN THE'THE: LUCKY ONES ib PUT A SUB
Gainesville to take up their studiesat spending some time here with ? The answer Is "Yes". ALEUTIANS! ASLEED N THE DEER U..

the University of Florida after her husband who U employed by There U an eager market waitingto I t '
spending Christmas here with their the Farm Security Administration.
take every pound of ramie fiber i-A luN

parents. we can grow provided It Is decor ( 1- r r IN

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Rev. and Mrs. E L. Shuler of TltttT rot'RT IX: AND: FOR IIIB) to the textile people.So BuyS !liE 1'IA1dtl'oRTiOtl EJ ,
Jacksonville are spending the hol- HoriHKUN: IHSTIIIIT' OK KIOII OF ou T
II>A FOUT ii Elt'E IMVISION! we see that since there is no 1 73"9UyS OpUEJACpCTA 9ya
idays in Okeechobee with their No :SI To k ri.
Ft. I1 KniikriiplitIN '' question as to our ability to grow '1WO
daughter Mrs. J. T. Hancock )1m :
fITY OK OKKKCIIOBUK.' KI.OItHM. the plant the only problem Is a 'fROM RIGORS fRACaMFNTA70N
-oP. PetitionerNoritE method of decorticating that will 01' 'niE t&EA'ThL1t $QMBSsmi. ,
Tomasello Kissimmee. IN "rHE tYfL
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: TO ( IthDITllKSnn quickly and economically separate !'IollTH.
spent several days of last week In
arc herehy nntlnYil thnt on Ihei I the fiber from gum and bark so
Okeechobee visiting friends. Pete I h dm, of lipceinlier. A, I I' III4J.$ Hut that It can be delivered clean and _
has enlisted in the army air service 'ctliloncr. 'lty of nkei-rhnl; ,", Flor
in threads-
Idn. Illcd n petition fir 1I1'Ir"1I1 nod undamaged long
and Is awaiting his call to active llimnllon, ..f n I'lnn of rompoid- From letters that I have receivedthe
Moil under the provisions of Chapter
t duty. IX of the lnnkrnptcAct of Hieriiltod past week it appears that there V S. Tmuurf t>vxmmtai.
-0- ..Iut..,. nil nmcnded' Hint on have been so many conflicting
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Mrs. Vernon Reeves returned to the iiforoinpiiHoncd dntc tin. Judge nf ----- -- ------ -= -
'the rnllcd suites Plntrlct Ponrt onterpd statements and !o much confusionof
her home here Sunday after spend- nil order npprovlnjr. the petitioni ? mind on the subject of ramie
at > prnpcrlr filed and complying, with
ing Christmas wltlj parents
,rimpter,, IX of the B"k"I.lrApt, ; I that It would be well to clear up
Winter Garden 'HI I'. N. r 4(11.4Vtl: and Hint II w n. !I the question of decortication so that
t III.' I In good fnlth
--0- I The fonrt further '""'r",1 nn order i j I you "understand\ Just what this
Mrs. W. D. Larrimore left Sun- Mlnic the honrlnir 1 on the ,petition ntI I term means In the language of the
day for Tallahassee after spending I I II"' Federal llnlldlnir In the Tin' of ,
textile whom must de- .
Mliinil rinrldn nt the hour nf 011:: man on you
Christmas here with her parents 1. M. on the nih, lay of Kolirnnry. .\. pend for your market
Mr and Mrs Roy Tomlinson and l h. 11M.1\ for the piiriump" nf hcnrlnir, In other words It makes no difference
.n I Iii' pptillon' mid connldi-rlnir end
family. ,pnHlii, | upon the I'lnn of CniiipnHlHoiiit what your idea of correct
-o- amber with any nnn\\crii or ohjcctI.IMH I
decortication be If It Is not
his bird' hv nncrpilltnri' of HIP IVfltloncr WAR
+ S. J. Davis has returned to for the' purpouc of tnklnirin. In accord with the ideas held b"
home here after spending several .) hentlnir. li'iiiliiioiiv upon unld. I'lnn the people who are the buyers.
Pierce hospital. of rompiixltlnn. chiHMlfvlnit clnlmii ofnilliorn ,
weeks in the Fort
ri'ichlnir mind tnliiilnllnir'' nc'eptnnn.H Textile men know what they want
He Is slowly recovering. nnd; relectloim:: of the I'lnn I and they are ready to good
I of Ooinpoiiltliiii Died In n",' creditor, pay
I Hid to hear and connldcr and pnKNupon : prices for It. so we arrive at the Wires '
or refer to n pprlnl, :Master for question: Can we decorticate ramie Needs flue
'hcnrlnit nnv nnd, nil of mild nmttpm.nnd : .
any and nil other mutters proper I fiber and deliver It in the form the
;:> l Le hi'iird IM referred J tn mild Kpcc I textile people demand? AgaIn. the
IllInster 1 nl until, thnp That,, rrpllfnrnf
Gilbert TheatreOkeechobee HIP Petitioner iihnll (tie worn proofiif answer Is "Yes",
I Thousands of soldiers and sailors are in the training forces

.l liifiTPUt. UK rnifle'mich nn crcdltorii or heforp In the HIP nhoM'ntltlcil dntcf ,, any one decorticating! machine. I throughout our territory. They are away from home and

ll" I'm riiir ('.'O'h' lit, of base this answer upon the statement will be and
friend and during the holiday season lonely
.\, I) 1'14:11! with HIP Clerk Fehrllllr"1 ,
"rnlted$ !States r>1,trlol roll 11 of textile authorities of the
of loved left behind.
Friday & Saturday rill nniimllne.ftmnl.. 1'I"rl,11I< michproofii Massachusetts School of Technology thinking ones

1 Jan. 1.2I '" ,, nil of r show In Im the nhnll nnionnt dcu-rlhc of pilchhond nil 1, to the effect that ramie fibre They will be calling their mothers, fathers, wives and

nnpnld, Interest v hleh has accrued on decorticated by the St. John machine will
distance. The folks at home
I "r !orlnr to the into of the proponpdIfcfundlnif sweethearts at home by long ::
after exhaustive tests Is
SPENCER TRACY Pond to hp iNmied, under be them. It is that the lines will
calling anticipated telephone
HIP Plan: where only' cuiinoiiN err found to be entirely satisfactory.

Ingrid Bergman Lana TurnerIn owned mien hv Intercut the creditor coinionii the tntnl ilnp nmnnntif to and They even go so far as to state be called upon to carry the heaviest traffic load in the history

Incliidlnff the date of mich. ItcfmidltKr.llniiilK that this machine process Is the of the
I telephone industry.
Rhnll IIP rteo'rthoil i'pnrntp'> only one they have so far encountered
1 JEKYLL AND and flip coupona dup theri.ufler ..hll'lh. I
,, "DR. .. icparntelv, dcxcrlhcd jiiiliriii'nt'le'lltorn that does this.
"I. skull n.p the nniiie form of.. Just what do the textile people LET WAR HAVE THE LINES
. MR. HYDE"with ,proof of clnlin and shrill dencrllip there
. hi Ihe liondit or coupon rcdncei(_ to wantThey want andean, long a ..
"Inilicini'iit.nlnlnir linlnnce and show due theri'ln on nrcount the re"t nf straight and parallel fiber free Civilians should limit their calls to absolute necessity, and

aid jll"ltll"1 and lnfprp If nnv. from !gum which can be combed ,conversations should be short.
Donald Crisp Un Hunter ,IH nf. the dote of inch KcfiiiullnlH out easily and quickly. The St.

j Barton MacLane C. Aubrey S. >f<.nil proof: that of clnlnt credltom to bp ilolrlnir oxprnted firms mnv i John machine does the Job and Make your holiday season happier in the thought that you

1-rk Imp" "nf 11,1 the fltv upon Okpcehohce npollcntton ,to, FlorIdn the. I textile men who have wl'ncMed the are giving place on the wires to the men in the service of our
On the Name rroitruini -
| demonstration and tested the fibers
: time nil creditor who have hprpInfore ,
nipil nci eptnnccn tn the Vlnn have pronounced this method of country.
>f fniuponltlon need lInt flip further
proof of clnlm unto-c 'II'.r.,1 liv deportiratlon satisfactory.A .

I In .I""u'1 Pnted this order 8th of day thin of Court.npcpmlicr.riTV reader brought up the questionof Inter County Telephone and Telegraph Company

"MAN FROM \ I' 19t_: or OIEF'IJOBEE. gum In a letter I received this
K1OKIPAWAR week He has wn the demonstration -

CHEYENNE" PerIlt425TaniS of the St. John machine and
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calls attention to the

fli!r! onrntni from It .w..n.*3 to
contain both gum and bark.

'k/kd'lf0l4 "'f 'JJdJ. That Is true but such particles
Sunday & Monday
1 I as stick to the fiber are chaff and

t .Ian. 3.4HUMPHREY BONDS are easily brushed off. whereas .
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other decorticating methods often
BOGART leave the !sum in the form of a
The mess kit Is one of the mosi glue so Imbedded in the fibre as to r

MARY ASTOR important Items in the Soldier's I make It Impossible to remove without THE OLD JUDGE SAYS. .

In"ACROSS equipment. It consists generally of Injury to It '
I a pan a plastic canteen and cup a i )
THEPACIFIC" To give you an Illustration: I
fork knife and spoon all !In a canvas
pack cover. The total cost runs I It you have narked on a farm

P up to about $2 00. at threshing time you probably

; have found hair covered with
your .
with i 1i1 I
chaff, but It Is loose and Is removed 'LIr ,,
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Sidney GreenstreetAlso [ 7 easily by combing If that ,\

chaff had been sticky you would :

: "Hep Cat" Cartoon (? have experienced a terrible time removing )

Pathe News J ) e. It and might have Injured

:- I Four hair doing so, -V
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!. I John machine U degummed and I

Curium* lAUD oilier nuns such at i the particles of bark and gum are I f -, iT rte ..r
"Cairo" f hano.es on :knives and! forks, fi/miei, loose and can be combed out as k T : ii

"1 Married a Witch" ly muUe of aluminum are now pla I easily as chaff Is combed from your I /
tic .aloy| has replaced italnlet hair. ; I
"My Sister Eileen" ,I tics Vuu can buy many of the. i (
I hope that this will\ clear up the j
Good" i cis Kit tar '.ar boys with yoipurch I S l
"Lady Be .nes of, War Bonds and Stamp point and satisfy tie masf skeptkai f:

"Honky Tonk" Invest at least 10 percent of yoi I that we have reached the stage today ; lY

income In W..r Bonds or Stamps e where it Is not a question of Ic-

t ery pay day and top the quota > I either growing or decortication that

I '. .. -- .....""' .......... ..... our county. U. S. tn ann D>tanmt, I stands In the way of Florida's becoming ,

a ramie producing state. ,

I Now you are probably asking:
"What. then. !Is the next step?" I

18% OF HER PAY GOES j+!I following shall endeavor article to cover that in a

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INTO WAR BONDS > TIIK'I! I I IOltpprliolipp a"
Oniify, Florida, '
I liccpnihcr 20. 1943. I
I I I :MiTICK lit llhllKUY H1VKN:: That '
War Plant Worker Buys Bonds purmuint h, N."'tlon (0 of Chii|>tcr 1211(1
, for Warrior Husband inn'r Of Klorllln, Arle 1017.! kllllWII H.
I I the :MI'niMIV ACT. thi. Minn-Inn ,I,'.

Although she has two childrento erllii'd Klnrtiln. In will ml In Im (nfTprpil)ki>m>hnlHw fir Count snip' lit*. I I "Here's a piece, Judge, that says that in ful predictions about how automobile ace!

support on her wages as a power "Mil.Hi milcrv, for the hlnhi'nl end 1 I spite of more cars and faster speeds, the first dents were going to jump up if we got legal
press operator at a war plant, r lnt I'lWh hlil. iiij'v-t in i ho right at six years of repeal showed 12% less deaths liquor back.

Mrs. Mabel W. puts 18% of her ..pK the Tnintwn Fend to of reject the I Interim nnr and) Imppincnii'nt nil Mill.' from automobile accidents than during the bout the only thing along that lineyou're

nt tli Court fans i'. lire A. M, nn the "
Plans last six of prohibition.
through PavrolltSavings years ever safe in predicting Henry is
the 4th day nt F'hrll'lrtn' :'. Km: .mi-iit
Mrs. W thinks of every bond for rued right of WHY yon I fi,,,t wile Pill I "Now doesn't that just go to show you, this No community or county or nation,

she buys In terms of what it can which Im r.'r.,1 there l 'In from nn Miming nn* parcel stntn through limn) Henry, you've got to be on pretty solid for that matter, ever became or ever will become

do for her soldier husband" she out in S>,4 of NEM: II".. 21, 'f", !p. :ST S. ground as far as your facts go before you dry just because it voted that way. All
Australia. "Already, says IIl1e. 35 E. 21) tirre make an out-and-out prediction. Why, back that the votin' decides is whether
"I've bought Jim a Garand rifle Bonds. But stretch r.nt :2 to 24 Inr., Block 1. HUM you
t. and a gas mask in War Bonds. I self bit more-make you a few lour.- H/IV of N\V"4" of KB"of: :NK"iSfc in the days just before repeal quite a few have legal or bootleg liquor. We had nearly

feel I'm helping to bring him back rifices1'a -and reach Uncle Sam'i 15. Twp 374. K /8. 3.1 K.' folks around the country made pretty power14 yean of experience on that, didn't we?"
safe and .
,1 goal of 10% for War Bonds every IMrilOVKMKNT. VXI OK TUB;
You Can Spare 10%! Sign up today with the ."i'AI-1.' IIP "n,(llir)A. '

Maybe you can't save '%s much Payroll Savings Plan where you rimtiH'i By Roy I. It.I. Fund nnnbrunn., nktwhobct: Agent c /.r_./A". ..... ....10'---' 1..
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