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: February 4, 1944
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 )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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 29 Number 33 ___uu_ __ u Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, February 4, 1944 Price Five Cents

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News Of Our Boy rs Rear Admiral R. Monroe Gives Honors am Twenty-One SparsTo

In Various CampsAt i, For Meritorious Services to Florida L'L. Be Promoted At

Home & Abroad Power and Light Company for Services West Palm Beach

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Curl Henri Hansvl, S :2, c, hoe .
.e 'In presenting this organization >loll 1h" or her part. R Twenty-one SPARS, who dubbed
byre transferred from Jacksonville I I
i th th. Navy's Citation for mcrloiiou i He pointed out that It wa +lust ii themselves "paydets" while In trainIng -
>n hicago.i He is in training foi
wartime service, I feel 1 al- such occasions an thin that brought: wY e !,rt,4 ea' will receive their commission
A. .at on Machinist Mate. 110 I writes u
i in a* though this were a case of' for lbl, to the attention of members
hihkel Jacksonville better than as ensigns In the Coast Guard Wo
thav.; .\ decorating: Its own," de- of an organization the importance
( I I' ,ago but he Is getting along fm men's Reserve from Rear Adm F, J.
hire Admiral W. R. Munroc, com- and value of their work and acted
e e e S
p anilunt of the Seventh Naval Dii- an a spur to continued accomplish I I Gorman, chief finance and supply
The Okeechobee News is +in r<
tr ,of the U. S. Navy Tuesday afternoon nivnt. officer, at the Palm Beach training
c''pt 1 of a letter this week from J.I fey
in the ceremony at which Mr. Smith declared that nearly station Friday, Feb. 4th, when the
T Hancock who Is in the !Naval I I"Io
oi presented the citation to em- 6<>0 for. or employee of the company '
first class of the SPAR pay and
Hoxpital at Jacksonville suffering: i
;,'" of the Florida Power & Light ']have gone Into the armed servicesof
non a heart attack. He states that Rear Admiral W. R. Monroe supply officers' school graduates.The .
1 ompany The ceremony, attended the country and that the citation
h, ,s improving slowly but still has iXl enlisted ;;
21 chosen
from SPAR
hundreds of employes and others belonged to them, too. He paid
long to before he is w11, l) I'
a way go 'n ok place at the company's power further tribute to those not members ranks had been on active duty
i-i, ough to come home Serg. Han- McGREGOR SHITN .1 PersonnelWill
plant in Miami of the company-Its customers, Army I for at least'six months when the
( ,,ck suffered a severe heart attack
"I have this feeling because the its suppliers and allied Industries,

several months ago while stationedat i iI t li oiand(l of a jrlobnl war have shortened and to local, state and federal officials Be On Radio school opened.and They will take over
the !Naval Training camp at Vero Flew Support Set pay, supply mess treasurer jobs
as never before the gap be- who had cooperated In the
at Coast Guard shore stations In
Beach and was later moved to the 1
Jacksonville hospital. | twvon American enterprise and In- I company's war effort. various parts of the country.The .

e | For Graded Eggs I dusiu and the nation's armed Ho concluded his emarks by saying Program Monday special school was opened at

farces Admiral Munroe continued : that each and every member of
H, x Anderson who Is stationed at' Palm Beach to train SPARS to takeover
i lie said that the Axis had "learned the company would consider the citation .
the United States Naval Training: i In This Section I Coast Guard, Army and Navy personnel pay and supply work at' all
and their that for efforts
to utter sorrow- an Inspiration future -
amp at Key West arrived at Okee- will all be Interviewed on the Coast Guard stations within the
I free enterprise such a. yours caniriar and a reminder of responsi-
ihobee this week and Is spending a ) i-oa-t-to-coast "Vox Pop" radio pro. continental United States, thus relieving -
Reu,".'il. federal support prices for itself overnight to the grcatert bilities ahead.
when the show's conduc
t, n day furlough here with relatives gram two men performing such duties
| griuled eggs 'in this and eight: other war effort the world has ever wit Leonard K, Thomson, mayor of Parks Johnson and Warren
and friends, J JHr tors. for service at sea. The male pay and
countcs have been announced a nessed. Miami, acted as chairman of the
e Hull, set shop at the Fort Pierce
II' up supply school at Curtis Bay, Md., '
and Mrs. J. H. Walker. Jr., 1 growing: : nun,bcr of approved cottract Adniral Munroe went on to say meeting. In his introductory remarks Amphibious Training Buse Monday was shut down when the Palm Beach

week fromth buyers swing Into action to that the demands on the Florida he pointed out that to the
"muved" two letters this night. course opened, and training person
Johnnie Walker who Is I relieve an increasingly-crowded market Power & Light Company were tremendous best of his knowledge, Florida Power
+ir son nel from there transferred to the
rationed with the Army somewhere according to P.. p. Howard, area and that no matter what & Light Company was the third Starting at 8:30: the program will\ SPAR station

New Guinea In which he he supervisor\ for the Office of Distl- the demand or the obstacle-"You power company In the entire country be heard over the Columbia Broadcasting
in says The course Is open to enlisted
would like button, War Food Administration, I delivered each and every one of to be honored with such an System. It will originate In
fine but
getting along
i" : SPARS who fulfill Coast Guard
mighty well to be able to visit home. I I I with headquarters in Orlando, Fla. you. .'Where we called for power, award. the recreation hall of the Ft. Pierce Women's Reserve officer require.

I j we get power and not- thank pod- Music was furnished by theU.. S. base
In there Is
his letter ho
says i follows will be I ments and have In addition, had
I Support prices as j alibis" He paid particular tribute to S. Yorktown band and by the Florida -
among tho men that those who effective through February 12, he Advance crews of the show ar. training In business administrationor
i: the manner In which employes of Power & Light Company's Sun
bad two years of service over there said: Grade A large, 35c; Grade A I' the rived In Fort Pierce on Friday to lay accountancy or one year of commercial
had done the work they shine Chorus
will be able to come home on furlough I medium 29c; Grade B large, 32c; had company been callod upon to do and indicated I V the groundwork and make arrangements experience in accountancy or

some time soon and that I Grade B medium, 26c; Grade C for the presents which will office management, Lt. jg) Albert
| I that the Importance of that CARP OF THANKS
the best news they have had ln [ large, 20c. These are the on Iygrad..s be awarded each participant.The Chaiken, who was in charge of the
I was greater than might -
man months. Johnnie Is one of the Curtis Bay school, Is directing Palm r
and sizes which WFA
| on support be realized, We wish to express our thanks to fun program will be broad-
boy who have been overseas more ) In effect. Beach activities, assisted by Ensign,
; prices are I McGregor Smith, president of the the people of Okeechobee for their cant from Ream General Hospital,
than two years and would rate a trip Francis T. LaGoe.Worthy .
home a' soon as that order went I The support price are in effect | 'company, and representative of em many kindnesses rendered us during: (Army), Palm Beach, on Feb. 21st- I V

Into effect.Edgar. In Polk. Osceola, Brevad, Indian | I ployes. of the company, received the the recent; illness and death of our and on Feb. 28th will originate

River Highlands, Okeechobee, St.I'j j' scroll of the citation from Admiral father, Thos. N. Drawdy. the Palm Beach (SPAR) training Grand -

: '. Munroe and Mr. Smith made the ac- >f r. and Mrs R. E. Pearcewe station where hundreds of SPARS. ,
,Vw'+\ > .r.rtin""ndePil Bemehcoun<<; ,': I y _.r .. '" i *.+ ...aMr 1-'nirwJ""dolrli'oinar Illdoetiina : .
G. HailtonWill ties. -I' "ncu'j.n.l "dnd famnyA j..cl.* Matron Visit !",., '
\ He said that the ,company had and Mrs Morrise Thomas ,

Soon Be Home Producers may contact "country |been able to merit the award from and family ,to All Federal

buyers" through their county agents. the Navy because each member of --v Income Tax PayersThere To Local Chapter

These buyers are authorized to purchase the organization had cooperated In News ads are profitable.some .

On First Furlough, in lots of from one dozen up I will\ be a Deputy Collectorof I
Mrs. Winnie Blythe, Worthy
at the stipulated prices.
1 Internal Revenue at the County
I I Matron, paid her official visit to the
Court House, Okeechobee, Fla., on ,
Parns Island. S C.. Jan 31 -Edgar The egg: marketing program Is local 0. E. S, chapter Saturday
( 10th 11 lth 1944 for
February ,
U Harr.ilton. former West Palm operating In Florida by the State Department j night She was entertained at a bam-
the of local Income
Beach attorney and still a candidate of Agriculture, the Exten- Too Late to ClassifyBy purpose taxpayers' with the filing of quet given at Mrs. McLaughlln's,

for Congress in the Sixth Congressional I sion Service and other agencies. their 1943 Income tax returns after which she was honored In the

District of Florida will soon V I Chapter room by Mr. Loula Zander,
Those assistance
Russell taxpayers
be Pfc. E. G. Hamilton, United Ship Is Launched In Kay I will please bring with them Worthy Matron and her officers.

States Marine Corps Reserve. Honor of Florida Man's I j the following items of Information' Mrs. Blythe gave a delightfultalk'
Hamilton will complete his "boot" Heroism In War Area 1 Although not listed among: the na sort of program for tho enter- 1. Copies of their 1942 Income tax on "Friendship, after flowers being; J
tion's U. S. 0 or Service Clubs, DickPope's tainment of the visiting servicemen.A returns presented with a bouquet
u'alll.nll here in a few days, and I I
I and gifts by Mrs. Esta Page.
Jacksonville Jan. 28-The heroismof beautiful Cypress Gardens at floral queen Is crowned with 2. Records of all payments madeon
will then return to city ( Included
a Jacksonville man was '',: Winter Haven are doing plenty to colorful ceremony almost every 1912 Income tax.
10 celebrate a ten-day furlough with ImmOr-j' Worthy .
Mrs. Claudia Christian, Right
an faiiily and friends. I' tallied last week with the l.unch-1 bring pleasure and leppmcss to week-Gardenia Queens, Azalea 3. Records of all payments (if any I Grand Marshal of the General
thousands of "Gl Tourists" from Queens and others. Water sports
November 28, ing of the Navy's newest made) on 1943 estimated declaration -
Arriving here on Mrs Theresa Win-
his escort, the V. S. S. Odum, deltroyer'l'every state in tho union. such as boat races, water skiing, and flied in September and Decem Grand Chapter,
Hamilton aside all of I
1943 put ant, Past Grand Elects, Mrs. Emma
member ville Island Shipyards of the Dravo Throughout the nation today, and diving or swimming matches are ber.
cvilian+ ways and became a Grand Marshal Miss
Saunders, Past ,
Batal- Corporation, Pittsburgh I' particularly In Florida and the staged, There la never a dull moment I 4. Records of all amounts with
of Platoon 899, Thirteenth
I Irene Frambach, Grand Represents
Southeast, many tourist attractions and the boys in uniform love, it. held from wages or salaries-employees -
'lon, an outfit which represented The vessel Is named for Fireman I II I Gardens, thanks to DickpOp.1 tlve from Fort Pierce, and visitor
which were patronized by millions Cypress should have EMPLOYEES
men and boys from many of the First Class Joseph Roy Odum, who from Pahokee and Okeechobee.The .
I prior to the war have been boarded : promotion and showmanship, RECEIPT GOVERNMENT FORM
eastern and southeastern states. was killed In action in the Solomon : chapter room was beautifully
I have become known
up for thn duration. But gasoline nationally as W-2 or V-2. If your employer has
Islands on Oct. 15, 1942, when his I decorated with gladiolas, callas,
vhe home of the nation's charmIng
Hamilton underwent the "G.I. rationing, travel restrictions and most not furnished this receipt, request
ship, the U. S. S. Meredith, was sunk roses and sweet peas. Coffee and
haircut, and along with G.I., such numerous other difficulties have not and beautiful girls. -Hollywood, that he furnish you with your receipt

abbreviations as P.!. and D.I. took by Japanese dive bombers. been enough to disi-ourbgc genial California, with all Iti glamour, immediately. cakes were served at the close e(

root la his mind. P.I. referring to Odum stuck by his gun, f.ghtlng: tfUl? Pope, who met tho situation: byI I rates a poor second, for the editors a. Have with you proper notationsas the meeting

Parm Island and 0.I. for "Drill In..trllctor off the bombers to protect the men going after the kind of business at'' of each magazines a. Life, Pic and to your 1943 total Income and V

. ." the platoon leader with of his ship who lad gone over the hand, and he has made his famous Look are continually turning to Dick pouf permissible deductions (suchas Those N. Drawdy Was

the rjrthmical cadence, who snarled, side, continuing his fire until he attraction "an essential Industry"for Pope and Cypress Gardens for their contributions, Interest, taxes and Laid to Rest Here Last

barked and shouted commands at went down with the ship the entertainment of servicemen pretty-girl pictures and they will total medical expense for the year Monday Afternoon

him. The new ship bearing his neon and women quartered In this continue to do so, for Dick never 1943). -
was christened by his mother, Mrs. l
I Mate. disappoints. 6. All married persons having Funeral services were conductedhere
He became familiar with scores of Leroy Odum '
Official convoy from state encampments A recent group of army photographers separate Incomes should appear together Monday afternoon for Thos.
Vlarine Corps phrases-some, be will V
and air fields carry the came to the Gardens on a or send full Information regarding N. Drawdy who died In the Good
never forget SeventeenYearOldsWill
"GI Tourists" to and from Cypress field assignment and picked young I both Incomes with the Samaritan hospital at West Palm

The rugged and conflicting life Be Accepted In Gardens whore a variety of enter-I'I Tee Matthews as the most photo. I spouse, appearing for assistance Beach Sunday after a short illness

here on Farris Island has not lessened U S. Coast Guards"This taloment Is constantly provided and genic girl A Life Magazine picture V He was carried to the hospital Wednesday

Hamilton's opinion of the Ma. a, 'bevy of charming and beautiful |j editor saw one of the photos and STAMP 40, IN BOOK 4. of last week after suffering

rine Corps quota will make it possibU ho'&esses await the opportunity to Immediately assigned his ace cam- GOOD FOR 5 LBS /SUGAR a severe stroke but never regained

to enlist 17-year-olds we have h4 make welcome the visitors. I erauan, Alfred Elienstaedt, to Flor- Housewives who may wish to start consciousness and died Sunday

"When I volunteered, I chose the on our waiting lists for loins time, For many years the Gardens have I Iida to make a three page layout of canning fruit early, will be able to morning

Marine Corps because I sincerely I and we will take applications far I been known 'tot the scores of beau. 1! pictures at Cypress Gardens, with purchase 5 extra pounds of sugaron Mr. Drawdy was born In Harden

believed that It was the best branchof + until I tiful recru'ited from the ration stamp No. 40 In book No.
other eligible the February girls mostly captions giving Florida and County, Texas 83 years ago bat

our military service. i" requirements are filled," Wessel nearby points, all "local talent" and Card!. ns full credit-publicity worth 4. moved to Florida when only a small

"I have no regrets," Hamilton said. "The quota Is limited, so this I most of them going to school who thousands of dollars that money The stamp, good through Feb 28, t boy and had made this his home

laid "as the training received here should be the word to the wise, Interested report for duty at Dick Pope's bid. 'ouldn't buy. Life's advertising sells 1946, will be the only one issued 1 j since He Is survived by tour sons

will prove invaluable to rne throughout In joining the Coast Guard." ding You see their pictures on '<., rround $10,000 a page, so figure this year for buying sugar for home I and six daughters Including Mrs

the remainder of my life." Seventeen year-olda must submit I: magazine covers, in the rotogravure It ou| for yourself. canning but additional amounts will Morrise Thomas and Mrs R. E.

--v-- proof of birth data and have parental I sections of newspapers and In countless I Many picture editors and newsreel be made available later on application I Pearce of Okeechobee

Julian H. Scarborough President consent, to be enlisted as apprentice newsreel. They par gorgeous | officials realize that America I.I Is to local boards. Last season, The funeral services were conducted

of the Federal Land Bank of Columbia I seamen Age limits and other requirements costumes designed e, rectally for I fully conscious of the war, that pictures two five-pound stamps were validated by Rev. W, II, Harden. Burial

3 C., wee selected by the Progressive for colored steward's 'hem and participate In any sceneor I of dead soldiers, crashed for homecanning.OPA was In Okeechobee cemetery

Farmer as "'1943 Man of the mates are the same, and they will setting the newsreel camera men planes and the like hare a proper said this preliminary action V

Year" In service to agriculture., receive their basic training at Curtis retire, ,from bathing girl! to old effect on the average American was designed to provide sugar In Your dimes are silver bullet\ In

Each year this well known farm Bay, Md.Candidates. r fashioned4hoop-skirts, mittens and mind, but they know, too, that the the South for cannlns) such early the fight against Infantile paralysis.

magasine pays tribute to the person may apply, at Coast parasol, enhanced! of course, by the average American wants a little diversion fruits. strawberries, The complete, Support this worthy effort, put,your

they feel l has done the most for agriculture Guard recruiting stations located, I unrivaled floral beauty that the with his morning war newsor plan for allowing sugar1 for 1944 coin' on the', line to make that

80 N.E.: 2nd Avenue, Miami; 808 Met- I gardens afford. In his' newsreel and that la where canning will be announced later. "Mile of Dlm '.? ,1 I, .

V calf bldg., Orlando; and 608 Tampa Dick Pope, the active alert general Cypress Gardens enter the picture V. .' V' .'" '

Legal Advertisements 'Y St. q Tampav. './ ,' "!-.manager. is, always busy" In with. pictures s di Best printing,- at The News i Little News: Ads pal.. biff

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Every 'nday b1h.. NOICB 19 IIIC It Ell T GIVEN that Tlin, 1I."O.'l'lIr' of mold propertyiinliT
Okeechobe News Co., at Okeecho- Purmiant to Section 1) ((1)) Chapter iil.I CoriincRton leased win In 26th I 10-A coupons good for three gallons March 13 In the Middle West, East
"f FUrldl, Acts of 1M1 the name* of Mrs M. Stewart K. M.NVclhi.r 1. yIn
SOO.W.: Laws :
C and Far West and through Feb. 21
bee, Okeechobe County, Florid Laws ef rnkniiwn '. through March 21. B and Bland
and Section 67, Chapter 14717 ; nnil ( \\ Ili'lnilim. Processed foodi-Book four green I
Florida, Acts of lu.11, aa mnpiiiled byHertlfill : l.'nli-mi odd CVrtlfirnlos shall he re and C-l coupons good for two gallons the South. Period four and five
BRYANT BOWDEN .__ II. Cliillilcr" 2UII5. I I deemed according to hew property il"- stamps G, H and J good through I
'M" Editor Florlila.; Acts of 11)41) the followingdrarrllied l ., wd, iiiiTchi shiill he "old to tbe everywhere except In the FarS'est coupons, now valid only In the
Feb. 20 K, L und M valid Feb. I'
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Entered as second clan matter .' to.wlt : "" I the trot Monday In the montb of through! March 21) I IShou \ and Rocky Mountains, Sept.
July 1, 1914 at the Poet Office In Bi'lil2ft4 ftV of XE 'or nf SEof 6d I Miirch. 11M4. which In the Hlh In) "fMurrli. they are good for three gallons. B-2 m. All coupons worth 10 gallons a
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Okeechobe, Florida, under the N HIS: ft. K W ft. flee .'0. Twp 37 ".,,'d thin 3rd day v( February, Dock ,one stamp 18 and I and C-2 coupons good for five gallons unit with most coupons worth .ev. V

Act of March 8, 1J79. It If i ::13Loll 11M4. book three "airplane" tamp 1 good 'f' everywhere. era! units each.
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Reading notices In local columns ''II.( City of Okeechohe Okeechul Cuiiuty. Fhtrliln OPPORTUNITY CALLS
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advertising furnished on application. HI Win 8 07 of.degrees HA I. l 2.V.() n).VI.1.,7'degrees ft (.' S3.K \:.' -:": :":":.:":":-:":":.:":":--:":":-:":":" :":":";' Elect Join the thousands of Flpridians now supportingFrank
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will he offered for sale at public .ut- NEWS FOR YOU
iced Florida continued
regarding enterprises conducted for cry far the hlghut and beat rash bid, election will assure a ,

profit are chargeable at rdvertUlng anlijpct to the right of the Board of with and opportunities for
rates. CommlKalonera of Everglades Drnlnaga w ; progress, new greater
1"rh'l to reject any and all bide, at ABOUT THE WAC xew all.
the Cnurthnniie. h"lllnDIIII at 100 9. I
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SUBSCRIPTION RATE 11)44 Easement for ilrnlnmio I II

One year In advance ......._........ '2.00 I and will, l 10.reclamation reiterved.BIIAItn and road purposes recruiting Want to know how the new WAC w FRANK D. UPCHURCH IS- I

Six months In advance ........... 1.00 I OF COMMISSIONERS- policies apply to YOU?

Three months In advance ........ 78 OF KVKI DISTRICT.BT BS DRAINAGE Want to know whether you're -' A Real Floridian

Roy It. Itauleraon qualified for a special kind of Army

Advertising bllla are payable on of Clerk Okeechobee of tbe Circuit County, Court Flor- job-whether )ou'd nerve with the 3L A World War Veteran '} '.'

the first of each month. Panic (!Scnll Ids ns a(tenI for avid, Bmiril Air, Ground; or Service Forcei
unknown to publishers to By "e br.nla Pease Deputy Clark In Government
required Hfe Experienced
whether you could be .lgned to *

pay in advance. the part of he countryin which i ---
1. \MI you enlist

Legal Advertisements I'lirnniitil NOTICE lo IS Si-clliin HEREBY. in: GIVEN'ill ('hnpt.that, 'r, 1'OU.\\-g1 full details at the H. Is fitted by education, training ri background te

Joil.V: I.IIWK i.r Florlilii, Act of 1041, nearest U.! S. Army Recruiting Sta be a great governor of Florida.
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NOTICE .P APPLICATION Foa Klnrlila.( Ada "f t6i1.: n. nnienilnil, by tion (your local pout office will give
f Section 11. Chnpli-r '.'IOI\: '. Lawa "f the addregii r
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Flurlilii.' Arts of 11141, the followingili'icrllifil
In thai Kiln
Zclnii'iiuvltr.. hereby holder of given Tax Orllflrali- ,hinil 1 In nkeechiihpe. County. Adjutant General, Room 4115 Munitions "FrefHitonol politician wM not MV muell tttntttt H
o. 7l"word: | the 7lh iliiv of Julr. Klurlilii to wit : Building WaHhlngton, I). C. IUT THI VOTIW WILLwR4Wlond I
I."t' Illli a TlII'IN AiMltlon S/D
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377. I IHHIII.I, ,HIM' Mh ilnv ,uf Ailtfiliir* I nf \\\' '. nf :-.FII of. :NE'/i.. See 20. -- V FRANK D. UPCHURCH hurt t: Npchhurch l
A. V. MM.! tin, tiled Miiiio In my office 1'1'> ::7.: Iaime! !)S
Lore 2 to II Imv I) and,) 10. Blk 130.: GOVERNOR OF FLORIDA t
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outcry for the hlghpHt null heat citKh -
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likm'tinlii State of Pliirlila, to wit : :hlil. subject i I'r: : I lit of ,thiIliiiinl,, I I
I Krnlnage
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III' of SWil of SWJ ofMV'i IMmrlct to reject any and all bids,
noH..IIrlll KW. 17., Twp.of milil ST., Hue.property| 3.1.Th un- at the Courthouse A M, nil beginning tillllth nt,llllv fMnroh. NAVY '

di>r sold (Vrtlflpnlp limupil wus In the 11)44. KnaiMnent for drainage! .
nuine of I'nknown. and ri'diiiniitlon and rand, iinrpoaca I '. ....., ... /11:1....... .
l.'nli'is) mlil, rortlflnitc ilnill IIP r<>- will lop rcinrvpd.HOARD .
fiworilhitt to property
described tlipruln shell he mid to flip, (IK FVKIit.Al: : PUAIX
highest hlililiT at the roiirthiiime dour AiE DISTKUTfSEAU FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT CO. EMPLOYES

on the first Mniulny In tlip Month of (

of Kohrnnry.. 1H44. which Is the 7th day By Roy R. Raulerion. Clerk ___ _0- -....._-
I'Vlirnsrv. mHo
of. the Circuit Court ofOkeecbnhee
J>nt*il thin 7th due of .Tnminrv. IftM. County. Florida -
(Seal!! ) ROT R. nAULIR!' ON. IIH niri'iil for and( Biinnl..
Clerk Circuit Coin .f By Sophronla 1'onni'. IVpnt> Clerk
Okeecaotee Coiaty rierlds. 35-- ,
says < .. ,
Laws of 1I3S IX The :Nnme nf I ilm .
Notice |I. hereby gin ,, thai OkpcrhubiN STATE (IF FLOItlliA
Til : IIEI.EV: 8. WILLIAMS.vh. w .
holder of Tax
InrorporiitPil '
(Vrllflvntcn N".. 1.1. K '.'.*i. 2U. Issni-il I hut known nililreim was 'IE! Blvd.Chnrlotte well done" to us
the :nl ilny of Julr. A. 1>. 1D.TO. hn. North Carolina. .
flied sump In DIY nffli'i" : has muda upjillnitlmi I You lire hereby reiiilred to file ap &'
for a Tnx Ueed| to. hn Issued. I penmni'e 'In this proceeding wherein : ,
thereon Hnld rerflflpatei pmlirni'p the Fri'il WMIIiiniM I. Hiielnit you lor DIyore. ii iiH1r t VV
following. ,1"o'rll.,1| propurtv In the :;' .. with. the Clerk of (Circuit ( '..innflt .
FlorMii. liefo'i
( of of fikepcbohop. on nr 4- I
'uuuty llkwchiihce. suite
the Itiile' l>ny In Murch. which, UMnrch '
liln. to-wlt : nth. A, n. I'lll i.ilicnvlKii( jmlu' ii .
L.t1. 101 or. It. Tut |I'. 3 4. 1tje.) f'lor.'I'I : '
Lot. 1i.: SIT. HI. To'p.:14: Hue. :!: ,input llcflllllt.VITXESS wIll. ) ho entered' HffiihtMt you bi !
Lot 0. Sec. :35.: Tup. "4. lift'. : : .d ,4 I
\ hiinil and sent nf thin
I.nt 4. See. :III. Twp !!4. It ire. :il: mv .
kecchohei .
Cnnrr. nt okeechnlipe.
The aiariiment of aild propertyriVr aa'
In 1 Cninitr. Florlilii.' thin 21111 'hl' > fFel'.llnrv
sold Ci'Mltlniti-i Issued was
the niiniri of W. II. Jobtm. .\. M. Helirliiir A. I> lfil. i .
\v. c. iii k 1111 a. and Joseph (SEAL) ROY R. RAVLERSOX rs ,. .
Clerk of the Circuit Court i.
Intl. iiH.t| | Cln-ult .if ..
Unless stud Certificates skill be
redeemed ''
In and for..OVeecho- ,'
Florida .
: '
according to law, property deacribed -
; bee I.',u'Ity.H. ,1t.. ,
therein aball ba sold to the 't.. I> :;(
I iIfl.
.,.. bllb,,",' bidder .t the Conrthonte doora \ Mnrr, Snnilerfur, KiinhrnKln SchnlinnnAttorney 1i aal, >, II. (' st "' ___ 11oo) ft_ ..... -.. _.. .
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tbt nut Monday In the month of w. : a .
for IMiilntltr I It
Felirnnry. IOH.'h'h' la the 71 h do rf I ? a
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.. February 11)44.
Ito'rd, rhla 7lh dot "I' .Tniiimrv 11144. I :XITME <>F %PPI.ICITIOS FORT
Clerk Circuit Court of I I.HW of I93S 4 t
Okeeckobee County. Flarlda. Notice IK hereby given rluii ,ton -'
V Durrance. holder of Tot C'crllflcntea
v'"e 7 I" 1) Inc.. lamieil the (1th day
i.f July \ I) WU! and Tni'
,.. 27. IKHIIIM! the let day of November V
IS HHREBT OITBN tkat. ; TI. 11V17.! line fllcil In,
A. : k'
HJIIII. in:?
Rertlon I Chapter ,
Pursuant to IS: ( ) '
2DMS. !..... of Florida setS of 1941 office:ii hue> ,In., etude iKmii'il,, nppllentloo| |,ihi-roiiii r"Snlil C'I'Il''wl i ittrii'iitpa .
and !Secure' 87.\ Chapter 14717. Lawsf ,
I emlirncp DIP follnwlnir I ill
Florida, Acts af 1031. aa traenaxlT ,
5eotlon 11, Chapter 20458 1.",," af m-rlhpil property In the County ofiki'ni'holipp.
( Slate of Florlilii, towlt33V'y ,
Florida, Acts of 1B41 the following W
described land la Okeeckobea Count, I of lot 4. Sec. 10, Twp. 31, Rae

Florida, to-wlt 33.Lot* 11 nnil 12. Sec 20 Twp SI Rae 3 llovs
Lot 7. Hlk l.U: ; Lot 12. I'.lk 1M: : Lot SE
li Hlk 154. ntv nf Okeechobepl.nta ir
Lot 20. Sec 21. Twp :t4 Hue 'tLots :: ;
14 and 13.: Hlk ;m. City of Olieerhobee R .
2nllil: 20, See 23. Twp 34 W *
line n 'wa .
LUll It and 7. Hlk 8. nil.I Lot 7. Ilk
Lot 21. 11 4. Twp :115.: ltdS3 *
4. l1nvl. Artilltlon 8-P nf NWV4 ofNEH
The iiHMPMHnient of amid iiropprt'
of SE'4. Sec 2fl. Twp M7. loge 3.1 nnilnr mild Vrttflcnte IHHIIPIIvnM, Ir'h .
Lot A, Hlk 4 and l.nm 1. 4. n, R 1011,1 \ ,. $
'mane of Carl (I. II.II; ew. .T EBergpr ., ose
12. I'.lk 11. 1I.lIr'"f,1.1,11111111 S I) ,
O ,
B, O, Biirtletti C Elilcm t I
nfVL, nf XKM of 1 SKi,, See 15. Twp ; T .
( 'llll-CIH'C K.: UllCI* .
M4A ,
37. 3.1
Rge Unless said certlflcatca shall I IIP II n *
Lou 7 null" 8. Hlk 22!), City of Okee- s
I ilcniueil iipcorillnit' I" law. |.n..crly| ilccrllipil t ttg
'holoee I thi-rdn shall I.e. mUl 'to II.., aLLte Wh
Lots 7. in. 11 and) 12. lllk 11 WrlflifnFlrnt .. I highest bidder ot the C'nnrtliiniHP flour 10 1c 44 li' .
Addition S I) .locnteil In (iorllota t .
I .
th" first Monday 'In the month nf \
7 and N. Sec 22. Twp :H7. Kgf 35: I .
"".,,11. 111II! hll'l, In the (lib day fMnrch (
(;inVt 1.", H l Xrppt Ilinil HKHI'MHI'll to 1044.lasted .
I'.o'ith Flahi-rlea., 1 Sec 22. 1'1'7.: Hue, IWV'i of > .
thU 3ra day February, ,
uf Lot 4. lllk Mil. city of Ok lii'l'

rhnlieo Will, he offered for sale at public oat' (SEAL) HOY It. RAfU'ERSON! tyt

erv far tbe hlbent and beat rash bid..lIhj..t I Clerk Circuit\ Court < fOkeechohee
to the right of the Board ofromnlealonera Count. Florida
of Everglades Dralnara V ,
District to reject Inv and all bids at
the Courthouse, beginning at 10 00 .NOTHK \PIM.ir\TION FOB f &
o'clock A. M. on the 4fh lny of Feb- I I T\\ DEED: ( o tos, ,
rut,,... 1HI4. Easement for ilriiliimt nnil 1 Lows of llii.1: : a s fi
reclamation and road purposes will ba Notice la herb ulven lint Nut hnn tI.
'"""'., ll..lini-a holler nf 'I'ox (','rtlrl"lIt" .
BOARD OP COMMISSIONERS! \".. II and II NaiiPd the :and, ilav uf.lulv t
OF EVEROI.ADBS! DRAINAO .\ H. 1l"! \\ mill Tax Ci-rtlfleHlea I.
> DISTRICT N'IIH 4. A nod 7 Untied the 7lb diiy of
By ROY R. RAfLERSON.: .liltA.. 11141. IIIIK flied inip In mv ,. / t
Clerk of the Circuit Court nfl'lci.him, iiinde npiilli-ntlon for a tax .
at Okeechobee Count Florida ii.< il I in he limned thpn-on. Sold Ccrtiriciite I
aa agent for said einhriice the follnwlnv ,il". v
Board '' rllipil property In the County of '
By Sephronla Pease Deputy Clerk likwholiee., Stun nf Florlilii. to wit : o ',' r .
l.'i '.'1 Si* U. Twp 33. Kge 3J .. .

And You're Only Asked to Buy War Bonds "

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:. great national resort playground to on ?

= .. which not 'only kept step with the sud-

WE say, Thanks 10 you, our customers d nandvastexpaDSionprogramofthed

y -- : U.S. Navy but actually was always ready

a n e m p I 0 yes.! our customers for their complete co. with sufficient electric service wheo"W

ever and wherever the wanted
operation. Navy ire
Of course we're proud lo receive the '

special citation of merit from the Com These efforts and this cooperation : With your help that has been accom

mandant of the Seventh Naval District made it possible to conserve fuel manpower -: '-pUshed. Together with you we share

of the United States Navy for 'perform transportation and material* :- :-the honor of receiving this special

ance of duty in the electrical l.utility vital to the prosecution the war citation of merit from lie Navy.

I field beyond normal responsibility: even in advance of the National Coin. ; '

And we're glad, too. the credit goes eervation. Program. :.- -

1 ._ /L.t,1it N. .
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e' where it is due: to employes for. Then, too, it was possible to change the.::"==_. '

their hard and unremitting toil and to company from one primarily bey'viagil'i ..... e .

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I.x ss: ss:':s! ;:::*s:':==.=.s..'.I :i:.:.Iii::':s:':s':':.=...s.:.:=...=.-.......=".,.=, .: I j'- FOR TAX ASSESSOR |I.
t S '
ull POLITICAL I I am candidate for Tax

!!I! SOCIAL NEWS of Okeechobee County subject W. WILSON Jr.
,will of the voters in the

mi ...... ... .... i Primary May 2. If elected TAX CONSULTANT
>x,Ea::@::=::s x=s-==K sa__x==;.;==.s:x 3:.:=x a.:-===a. REPRESENTATIVE IN THE ; faithfully perform the duties I
Auditor-Notary Public
Basil Bowden who has been con Indelible pencil. LEGISLATURE I' office. Your Influence, vote
fined to the \Veems hospital at Set I Ration regulations require the en. I wtik to announce that I ass a port will be greatly

bring for several days suffering dorsing of the coupons, and emphasis I candidate for re-election as Representative W. R (Roy) TOMLI
from the Flu and In the Florida, Legislature WILL BE IN OKEECHOBEE
... other complications Is being given the rule In the j
was ably! to leave the holspital effort to stop gasoline black mar for Okeechobee County la the com FOR COUNTY COM
the first of the week. kets. ing primary election. Your continued DISTRICT No. 4 I!I To Assist Taxpayers in preparation of Tax

-0Mr. -V.- -- support will be appreciated. I wish to announce that I ''I Returns On

.. Hope Barnett, Sr., left yes M'rA->4w': -,w'..>-,ti.:,4...:--:..:+}-?4''S 400 W. J. (BILL) HENDRY candidate for the office of '' MONDAY TUESDAY
(t-------:+:oo: -
terday for West
Palm Beach after Commissioner from District
pending several days herewith Mr FOR REPRESENTATIVE; IN TilE for Okeechobee County THURSDAY FRIDAY
and Mrs.: J. H. Walker Jr., and fame Gilbert Theatre herewith LEGISLATUREI announce candidacy the Democratic Primary !\ 'I I FEBRUARY 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th
sly | my will appreciate the vote and
I[ Okeechobe for member of the State Legislature
-0- of everyone. I,
Mr. and Mrs. E. II. Hunt announce I i l from Okeechobee County, GILBERT County Commissioners Room, East Side CourtHouse
I I! Friday and Saturday State of Florida, subject to the will
the arrival of a baby girl that was :' : Write P. 0. Box No. 532 West Palm
of the people In the Democratic primary ,
I born .at the Fort Pierce
hospital II | FOR COUNTY
Wednesday night. :I(, Chester Morris and of May 2, jolt DISTRICT No. 1 j Beach for appointment
I, Your vote and will be
i i support ap
I Richard Arlen I wish to announce that I ,
Mrs Luther Mobley arrived in -InAerial predated f
candidate for re-election
j PHIL Y. CASON to : Former Government Auditor-Fees Reasonable
Okeechobee this morning and Is 'Ice' of County

".,.'. 'I pending two weeks here visitingher Gunneri FOR SHERIFF OF OKEECIIOBEE District No. 1 for Okeechobee ,
\ : sister airs Leland Pearce, and COUNTYI ty In the Democratic Prlt .
r other relatives. hereby announce that I am a 2. I will appreciate the .
-0Represcntatlve I i I Robinhood of the candidate for the office of sheriffof support of everyone.

W. J. Hcndry C. H. I, Okeechobee County In the Demo. B. C.
Parker on, local manager for the I|: RangeCharles cratic Primary to be held May 2.

Florida Power and Light Company Your vote and. support will be appreciated FOR COUNTY YOUR TIRES SMOOTH OR NEED
I and Bryant Bowden spent Tuesday Starrett DISTRICT No. 2

In Miami where they went to attend Also! LATE NEWS, POPEYE N. 0. STEWARTFOR I wish to announce that I
tho presentation of the special citation ?
CARTOON candidate to succeed myself
for meritorious wartime'service SHERIFF OF OKEECHOBEE
I' member of the Board of
to the Florida Power and Light COUNTY Commissioners of Okeechobee
Company" I am a candidate for reelection 'o
... V Sunday & Monday the offleo of Sheriff of Okeechobe.1 ty from District No. 2 subject Have the work done by Humphries at Fort
will of the voters of
FOR SALE 20 Acres County subject to the voters In the Pierce Nine
: Sec 17 Twp. Judy Garland County In the Democratic years experience-one of the south's
35, Range 32. For information Democratic Primary May 2. Your
doPresenting- In May. I will appreciate finest plants.
I write to K. K. HAGGSTROM, Hugh- continued vote and support wll: be
I and support of everyone.
ion, Calif., Rt. 1, Box 114. Lily appreciated. W. F. We have just doubled our capacity, operate
L. L. CONRAD.:: -
V -- 24 hours daily and can give prompt service. We
have plenty of best grade truck and
Amount. Both Marglobe and Rut. COUNTYI DISTRICT No. S passenger

gers. W. F. UNDERHILL P. 0. Box I Also OUR GANG COMEDY wish to announce that I am a I take this opportunity rubber. No rationing certificates now required. .

724 Okeechobee, Fla. 4t candidate for the office of sheriffof
i U. MARINE B.DXEWSWednesdftJ: nounce that I am a candidate
Okeechobee County In the Democratic Large stock new passenger, truck and tractor -
-- -- -- election to the office
"Kilgore's new 1941 annual seed Primary election to be held In Commissioner for tires and tubes.

catalog" and Vegetable Planting OnlyAppointment May 1944. I served as State Game ty from District No. 3 in the
Guide Warden for eleven years and feel be held
for Florida now available. cratic Primary to
Send for free TilE KIL- that I gained experience that will will appreciate
your copy. your Call or write :
GORE SEED COMPANY, PLANT I In greatly benefit me In the sheriff's and support.

CITY, FLA. 33 office. I solicit your vote and sup ERNEST
BerlinSTOOGE I port In the coming primary and if -
I -- elected to this Important office 1 I FOR COUNTY;

LICENSE TAG NO. MUST COMEDY will serve the people of th Countyto DISTRICT No. S COMPANYPhone

APPEAR ON GAS STAMPS BINGO the best of my ability. I take this opportunity
j GAME-$5.00 R. E. (BOB) PADGETT nounce that I am a 139 Fort Pierce, Fla.

Ration regulations require gasoline the office of County

< r. coupon holders to endorse their i j Coming Attractions FOR SHERIFF OF OKEECHOBEE from District No. 3 for

I stamps, beginning February 1. A I COUNTYI County In the Democratic -' -- -, -
f-. special notice to this effect will be take this opportunity to an. May 2. I will appreciate I Don't spend your pay In
"DU .\ltRY WAS A LADY"I * *
Inserted In all newly-issued ration nounce that I am a candidate for apd support. KEEP competition with your neigh-
I \LUTE TO TilE \RINES" 1 bare for scarce civilian
the office of sheriff of Okeechobee
i books according to the OPA. ,- #!. I
- ..... T1-, Each separate gasoline ration coupon -! "I DOOD IT"" County' in the Democratic Primaryto ,-:: I'I -P-."...". AtlteAttlieioodl.. Save, America, and
1 "STAR SPANGLED: RHTTHM"ERNEST I I you will save America from
I be held In May I will appreciateyour *
must bear the number of the FOR COUNTY: black markets and runaway
license tag on the automobile and ? ? vote and support WITH WAR BONDS Inflation. Buy Bonds
? ???+? more
I na I .... .................... DISTRICT No. 4 every
i; the state of registration, In Ink or """" :":":-':-: :'!' "; : :-:. : : : : : : : : ; -MORISE THOMAS I take this opportunity I I a e a e e e payday How many bonds Figure_

-.-------.--.-------- FOR SHERItF OF OKEECHOBEE nounce that I am a candidate HPA'Ri1R4RfftdiQ7tvfRKWN'KRSi RSG1tDRRRfrBlhrlft> v RfaNR'flifi 1f818t8t1 f4{
election as a member of the
of County Commissioners I
I take this opportunity to announce
R. that I am a candidate for the County Commissioners
office .f Sheriff of Okeechobee 4 of Okeechobee County liT'S
I Democratic Primaries In May I EASY TO PAY
1iI voters County In subject the Democratic to the will Primary of the appreciate the vote and :

GRAHAMSolicits May 2. I will appreciate the vote the people of the county.C. .
and support of the people of the

county. I BILLS by CHECK

_" eration Your His Consid Candidacy J. A. ABNEY FOR COUNTY DISTRICT No. 5 I II

FOR SUPERINTENDENT: : OF wish to announce that I .
PUBLIC INSTRUCTIONI : ; candidate for reelection as
( take this opportunity to announce Commissioner from District I
A FOR It saves the ttime of going for a
that I am a candidate for Superintendent for Okeechobee County In the money

of Public Instruction for cratic Primary May 2. I !. order, or to many places of business to pay 3
GOVERNORQualified Okeechobee County In the Demo preciate your continued

a. cratic Primary In May. support. i each bill ; it guarantees you a receipt in the
: Your vote and support will be ap. R. E. (EDDIE)
s,? V-.V State Senator for 8 preciated. form of your cancelled check ; it saves transportation "

e Years- CARL T. DURRANCEFOR FOR CLERK OF THE by permitting you to pay all your

V-A Successful Farmer- COURTI

\'-A World War I Ve.teran- PUBLIC SUPERINTENDENT INSTRUCTIONThis : OF hereby announce my M. bills by mail I Smart and busy men and women
for reelection as Clerk of
V-.\ Civil Engineer- that I a it's the 'I
Is to announce am cuit Court of Okeechobee i; say only way.Okeechobse.
candidate for re-election to the office to the Democratic
Paid for by Okeechobee County Friends of Ernest R. Graham of Superintendent of Public Instruction subject ....
will :
May 2. I appreciate .
of Okeechobee County
-------- - ------- support.
to the Democratic primary May R. I I Ij

[ Pin-upThose Not Buying Bonds I II IIt IJJ 2nd.support I will of everyone.appreciate H. H. the HANCOCK vote and FOR COUNTY-JUDGE t sr III,,

FOR MEMBER OF SCHOOIL I hereby announce that I r :
candidate for the office of
Judice of Okeechobee County
I wish to announce that I am a
+ A candidate for member of the School Democratic Primary May I
nominated and elected I :
Board from District No.I in the
the people to the best of my
Democratic Primary May 2. I will
4.Hgflr. I will appreciate your vote
appreciate your vote and support.
V. E, (VAN) LIGHTSEY port *
P. P.


I wish to announce that I am a I hereby announce my

candidate for reelection as a member for re-election to the office ,
of the School Board from District ty Judge of Okeechobee Co. fi Bank '
.. No. 2 for Okeechobee County.I nominated In the i
will appreciate the continued vote trnrles In May and elected
and support of all of the people of General Election In November ,j '.T Phone 15

my district. year, I pledge continued. I
W. D. COKER faithful and loyal service to
e. payers and citizens and ., Deposits Insured through Federal Deposit

FOR TAX ASSESSORI contInued' fair and Impartial | Insurance Corporation
take this opportunity to announce In the trial of all matters I

.... that I am a candidate for before me. I respectfully OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:

..ere re-election to the office of Tax support and vote of the C. H. MrNULTT, President N. RAT CARROLL, Vlce-Pr.sl.Ust
_. .ti ir 11'v7 Arrb lpl.l'hOloThl. AsseSHor subject to the May pri Okeechobee County I
took under truck : E. G. KILPATRICK, Cashier
American soldier refuge a raid of our positions on Rendova. A Nipponese bomb, however, had hn Your vote and support will be ap C M. :Meierve J.I. Rte, Sr. J. 0, Pearce Allei afsrkaam
"" number on It. Here you tea hit comrade geniirefvvltip hi* body from V : I
III,.. wider the ingui*."Whin you are asked to-buy War Bonds think of this preciated. I\.
plclure. '\ Tram, U. .. Tnuurr ROBERT LA MARTIN BE WISE -
iIiIIo "]lDl
,. roiIIIIMlffIllIlOllJl'Iil.l\l\llPU.tI-al.X."IIi.-fu""f'OIW.),,
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FEBRUARY 4, 1914
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IMPORTANCE OF FLORIDA the upland hunter quail and dove I
To the Peopleof GROWING AS YEAR.ROUND shooting of quality. It's a great win.
this Community FISU AND GAME PARADISE tering ground for ducks, and the annual

JOtf ARE IMPORTANT reported bag--only a portion of AT DENMARK'S
There Is no such thing as a Sportsmen all over the countrywill the actual kill-will run well over
"little" investment In the Fourth 100,000. A couple of thousand bucksare
War Loan. have a new and different idea of
Your $25 or $30 or $100 Extra Florida's and fish resources taken each year by doer hunters
Wur Bond may not have greatImportance Even more wild turkeys are bag.gad -
after they read Harold Tltlus' lead
In your mindIn article in February FEBRUARY February
.I' a /S'4 making billion up article In February Field and To enlarge on the matter of saltwater i
dollar total Stream. fishing: marlin, sailfish, tarpon -j I
m for. individual bonefish, dolphin wahoo, kingflsli |
Lut multiply "When you find a million folks mackerel, tuna, amberjack, bar- ':
I ,1 I iVP jourself doing saltwater fishing In a season racuda, lewfish-these are just some
I and:; 130.000,000 ten: you ," he says, "it means that sparrt of the Important game fish along :
see In real perspective how tru'v is tops among all sports and almost Florida's coasts The range of angling I !
e great each citizen becomes in steals the outdoor show, On the Interest and opportunity is with- Clearance
massing national strength .
against the Nazis and the Jape other hand, Florida has fresh water out visible limits and the season Is '
Capt. Maurice Witherspoon, fishing that, for certain species such year-round for .coro" of fishes, I
Navy chaplain aboard the Car.
rier Wasp when she sank, tells an I large south black bins, yields
ol a rtscued wounded sailor,. honors to no other locality, It offers'Subscribe for The News ,
who, as he regained consciousness I
best', asked: "Did I do my I All items here listed are in stock in Okeechobee, just south ofRaulerson's

That's the only question you,
too, have to ask yourself when
you decide the extent of your Department Store
personal participation in the FOR SALE
Fourth War Loan
large There single undoubtedly purchases will of War.be I, OPEN THURSDAY' FRIDAY and AU[DAY

Bonds in this community, but ...
yours-If it is "your best will I II J
deserve equally the red, white
and blue shield you are privileged AT ALL
to display In the windowof
your home
"Lel'i heap Racking lilt ,'ff/iirfc./ /

To the Peopia ABERDEEN ANGUS I II Regular Priced for

of this Community: I

MU CAN AFFORD IT Price : Clearance
You can afford to buy Extra:
War War Loan Bonds Drive.during this Fourth I Bulls and CowsWILL i $19.95 UNFINISHED CHEST OF DRAWERS ____._.___...____.$17.95
Everyone in this community
knows incomes are higher than $39.95 WALNUT DRESSERS _________________:.::._.._..______.._ ______$34.66
ever before
"" -that workers both and $79.95 SOFA BED __-____.______-_----_-_-__......_.............___...______..___.$59.98
farmers have ALSO HAVE SOME

+.. more cash $129.95 2-PIECE LIVING ROOM SUITE ..____....__._________$109.77
fore.than ever Every.be. Hereford and Short Horn Bulls Modern, Bleach Frame Tapestry Cover
one knows "

s e member that than more one of For Sale $39.95 EASY CHAIR ___________........._...-...........-........-........___.$33.88

hundreds of families! are income $35.95 HI-BACK ROCKER ---------___..._....___....._....__.__.____._._.__$19.99
earners and everyone knows TESTED AND 100 PER CENT FREE OF

that aries increases have far in outstripped wages and rising sal BANGS DISEASE I $16.95 HI-BACK ROCKER ___ _______........ ........._.._.___...___.____$12.95
prices, and increased axes, You

can Bonds.afford to buy Extra War $12.95 OCC. CHAIR m_____ _______u_________-_____..-._......_..-____..._____-_ $9.95
As a matter of fact, you can't OR SUBJECT TO
afford NOT to Buy Extra War ALL ARE REGISTERED $4.95 STEP STOOLS ___________________.________........__.....__.___...__________$3.98
Bonds If you spend your money REGISTRATION

for are needless Increasing, scarce prices goods. .you if $26.95 CANVASS BABY CARRIAGE ___________ h________ _______$21.87
you want to help win the war you
can't afford NOT to buy War
Bonds. If you want to help that
boy in the service, you can't af
ford NOT to buy Extra Bonds PEARCEOKEECHOBEE --------- Collerator IceRefrigerators
and If you want a gilt-edged In LELAND C. Storage'I
vestment for your own future
security, you can't afford NOTto
buy Extra War Bonds. Wardrobes House Paint
Don't just do the expectedbuy .:. FLORIDA
All the Bonds you can.THE .
EDITOR. I $9.95 $2.39 $75.95 a

75 Lb. Capacity

Sturdy Wood Per Gallon Large, Roomy, of

Framed Modern Design,
..-------- Fully Insulated



ALL WOOL RUGS --------------------------------------------------------$2 ,95


24x48 THRO. RUGS ---.____..-..____........_._......_......._.....__...__....__$ 4.98

p 36x60 THRO. RUGS -......_._..._.._._._..___.._......_ ... $10.95


9x12 t LINOLEUM RUGS .................._..............__......_.....__$ 9.75

3-PIECE BED ROOM SUITE -__._..._........._.............__..___._____ $89.95

FOLDING SCREENS ..... .. .. ...._...... .. .$ 7.95
MARCH 6 1944 ------ -------- -- -- ------

AS FOLLOWS: FEATHER PILLOWS Each ---..--.---.--.._.__...__._..___.__...____$ 2.49

Precinct No. 1-Mrs. B. C. Swain, Fort Drum Post Office -

Precinct No. 2-Mrs. Alex Thompson, her residence

Precinct No. 3-Mrs. Myrtle Lofton, her residence I DISHES

Precinct No. 4-Dr. J. O. Wolff, Park Drug Store

Precinct No. 5-Mr. C. N. Stratton, his residence I PYREX PIE PLATES ___________.._u._._........__..._.._.........._... 45c
4 5 Precinct No. 6-Mr. J. M. Scott, his residence

Precinct No. 7-Mr. J. H. McCranie, Wisteria Drug Store 9.INCH DINNER PLATES ..-_._........._._..._..?..._.....__..... 15c

t Hours open from 9 a. m. until 12 noon and from 2 p. m. until 5:00 CUPS AND SAUCERS ......-_.._..........__._..._._........... lOe
P. m. on week days. Books will be open until 9:0d p. m. on Saturday -

t J nights and will be closed on Sundays. WATER TUMBLERS-3 for, ._..___ _..?....._.?..._. tOe
I ::.

Starting Tuesday, March 7, 1944, the Registration Books for LARGE PLATTERS .._..........._..-.....-.-....-................_. 35c
all Precincts will be open at the office of the Supervisor of Regis-

tration and-close on April 15, 1944. SMALL PLATTERS ._......_.._............_.............._.....___....... 25c

Hours open from 9 a. m. until 12 noon and from 2 p. m. until BOWLS __.________ __-.___n..___.._____n__..._..__.__............_......_... 25c
5 p. m. on all week days.

SIX.CUP SILEX COFFEE MAKER _h_ __________.___.____.__$1.98






Okeechobee J. E. CONE, Agent Fort Pierceyo