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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 19, 1945
Publication Date: -1992
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Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 82, no. 91 (Sept. 13, 1992).
General Note: "The voice of the Everglades."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 6, no. 24 (Jan. 8, 1926).
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Volume 30-Number 31 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, January 19, 1945 Price Five Cents

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LOIMY: JUDGE AM) MRS. Okeechobee Bank Shows L. M. KAULEKSON, JR. r R. B. Preserve Is'I
News of Our Boys (o I.EI.E.'T WEDNESDAY I County Large BOUGHT TilE WISTERIA

FOIL WASHINGTON! : D. C: I FROM J. H. McCUAME

In Various Camps Gain During Past Year With IncreaseIn I Rotary Luncheon

| ('ount). Judgeand Mia. T. W. I I L. M. Ruulerson Jr., last week

( oily; Jr., left Wednesday for Ft. of Institution purchased The Wisteria from J. H. I Guest
Speaker
At Home & AbroadJ. Every Department
iu.I', where they took the Florida I McCranie and has already taken

I (Cast: 'Coast train at noon for Wah'inntort I charge Mr. Raulerson, aided by -

I>. Parki-rson and Bob Finnegan D. C., where they went to At the meeting of the stockholders Mrs. Raulerson, has already startedto What with succinct and pithy remarks -

have returned to the Naval Station "I attend the Fourth Inauguration of I 630-IOl'XD CALF of the Okeuchobee County Bank enlarge the stock of merchandise and rapid-fire delivery rem

at Melbourne after tpendlng the President Franklin D. Roosevelt asJ held at the offices ef that institution on hand 'and he state that ai fast iniscent of Lowell Thomas at his

week end In Okeechobee with Mr. J I I President of th.' United States As an illustration of what can be 1, Friday afternoon January 12, a* stock can be had he will continueto beat, Robert !Mi-serve, vice presidentof

and Mr C. II. Parkerspjp\ and faro which takes place there tomorrow. don In thin section and with proper I C, H. McN'ulty was reelected president enlarge it for his customers the Okeechobee County Bank and .

fly I They have been Invited by the President management in the way of cattle of the' bank, X. Kay Carroll, Air McCranie moved to Okeechobee guest speaker at the Rotary club'

eMr. I and :Mrs. Roosevelt to attend raising a calf was sold on January 1 vice president, )t. R. Uescrve, vice in 1924 and was employed' by luncheon Tuesday, managed to condemn

.. Alma Conrad r c lved a let. I a buffet luncheon at the White 12th by the Lake Cattle Company- i president and cashier, and Miss \Vil- L. M. Raulerson Sr., until 1926 whenhe an Immense amount of Information

ter this Week from her non L. L. House following the inauguration. Nathan Zclmenoviti and Calvin Ia Tomlinson, assistait cashier The entered business for himself He about banking and money
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Conrad Jr., In which ho said he had Judge Conely will attend the Drawdy-which probably seta a record Board of Directors Is composed of purchased The Wisteria from L, L, into a twenty minute talk.

HI rived safely ovwseas after an un ceremonies as,.the, head of the Democratic here. R. B. Meserve, J. M. Rue, Sr., J. 0. Wingate and had operated it since The history of money and of

eventful trip across the Atlantic. parpq of Florida, he being The calf was born on April 13th, I'earce, Allen 11I1rk.! .., E. :M. Mcserv On another page of The News today banking, il'ol1the day of stone

Chairman of the State DemociaticIXeiutive of an ordinary scrub cow but hli C. II. McNulty and N. Ray :Mr. Raulerson announce new currency to the present day when

David Hamrlck arrived home this ; rorannttei of this. Stuto. papa wa aristocracy; a Brahma Carroll opening and closing hours almost all banking Is of, for and ,

Yard at Norfolk I _____ __ bull --
week from the Navy I \ Therefore, when he Became a The, directors declared a dividendof from the government, making the

Va., .!IfII.| i spending some time" 1 .t.iififc'i"it* total of ration stamps,
; six per cent for lie year and Mack Russell and inevitable government reports one of
VI r. and Mrs. II Cow Pastures and I: lu
her With till parent I was just nine months old; he added! $ ,51G.08 to the implua und thu banker's worst nightmare; the

n, t, Hamrlck.. |i iv< iirhi'il Mn: pound. The animal
I Ii '' I undivided! profit Tetal rasouce.Inuryaaod dufurent !kinds of money in use to-

Simmons, Other Rubbish Is )hal. been raised' on Improved pastor I,, $516,780.07 during the John lIarrisYere any, and what security In the mint
Malcolm who hns been but had feed
no other of
I any : also added! or in National, banks
year They 375 new depositors they represent;
the Naval l Air Station at I II I kind, I
stationed at I
To TownBy I I during the year and! increased Burned To DeathA the services which a Lank I II called
Jacksonville for the past year, was i Eyesore I When bigger calves raised I '
are the In. umber ef loans 105 I upon) to perform, quite aside from
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tranifcrred this week to the Naval profits increase
accordingly, and the
I over what they were a year ago cashing your checks! and giving.you e

Station at Melbourne. Marjorie R. Wallace !I cattlemen of Okeechobee are reallyKoinu In his report to tile stockholdersPresident fire which destroyed completelya a statement at the end of the month '

to town with improved' stock I,, McNulty made the following house in the section of town west -which never checks with your own
Mr.. M. E. Lanier received A new city council starting out I and cultivated
Mr. and pastures I II
statements: of Parrott Avenue, took a double\ figures, of course-the bondsale
from the War Depart with; high hopes and splendid intentions : __ __,
letter
a I ?? yMrs. "The year 1944 hs been a very toll of lives Monday night. Mack service, the Intricate and laborious
It gives the townspeople a good
went dated January 13, in which satisfactory year in all departmentsof Russell, carpenter, and John Harris, rationing service; and now a new
that their ion, Reuben chance to look about Okeachobeo and I Wallace/ Is
stated
was II our bank. Our activity improved fisherman, who lived together in the service which bids fair to out-myi-
in the see what ought to be done and then
Lanier, was recuperating month month. house, were burned to death. The tify of the of them
after being demand that the city council do it, by We have aided in any rest the
army hospital In Europe else Shower Hostess the war effort by taking an active body of Harris (almost consumed) G. I. Bill of Rights loan service _
second tim I or
wounded. ThIs U the
part In the sales of war bonds, andit was found in the flaming coal of all of these were explained by Mr
Walk from end of our main
wounded In the one I
Reuben has been street to the other, or drive it If I Mrs. Clements will be our policy to continue In the house, near twisted metal which !Meserve in a most Interesting manner
In
fighting Europe. you have gat enough, with your eyesopen this field until victory comes. Okee- had once been a bed Russell, who Interspersed with amusing an-
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I I ?hobe county has always come managed to escape from the houie, necdotei, and with an Informalitywhich
and the town -
Mrs Lola Carr has received the try to see as a
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through with its full quota of war although terribly burned, was found< kept his listeners absorbed
would
Purple Heart which was awardedher tourist passing through see Mrs. J. J. ( Dude ) Clements was
distance back of the house by from
bond sales some tart to finish
husband, Pvt. John C. Carr. He it. Pretty "urnmy.Isn't it? Here the honor guest aa shower party

was wounded in the fighting in is a main corner piled with the dis- given Friday afternoon by Mrs G. "Florida this year celebrates its I Sheriff Stewart and Ben Patton The dining room was brightened

Germany on October 17 and was solute skeletons of' old trucks and 0. Wallace at Connors Field. l 0th anniversary to statehood. It who discovered the fire as he was by huge bouquets of gorgeous glad-

old and old lifting leads all other States in growth returning home after the picture lolas, brought by Bill Hendry and
later sent to England where he Is cars wagons Games and contests were appropriately .
from a report made from the last how, and who went post haste for arranged by !Mrs. Hiram Rauleraon.Ur. .
hospital. lIe is reported hear rotting ribs to the sky over a
now In the centered around airplanes,
Russell conscious
of weeds. Not census. Likewise our bank Is a the sheriff. Will Raifsnider, chairman of the attendance
tangle high prettyat
I Iclear
is the
fine. :Mrs. Carr
is doing while bombers and BT's buzzed the 1
could
and
Irrational give no
but
all. growing bank. Our community has committee, accused Mr. .
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank party and made conversation dif
of what had
old station unlimited opportunities for development account happened. Hendry of bringing the flower te
Here I II an filling
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Chandler of Okeechobee.Mr. ficult. The hostest wit assisted In
whose once proud sweep of pavement serving Waldorf salad, ribbon sandwiches '"nd from the development now Sheriff Stewart and Patton man- soften his lentence for being absent "

Is littered with broken boxes, going on in our rural areas ma. gcd to get the burned man Into'Patton'l from a couple of meetings, but be
receiveda
and Mrs. J. F. Bond fruit cake and coffee by her
telegram this week stating that pile. of rubble and trash. There ta daUKhter-ln-law, Mrs. Rodman Wal terial benefits will come to all bus truck, and took him to Mn. that a* It may, they were very much

lot for all iness. We believe therefore that uffy'i. She wrapped him In sheet appreciated by the members, who
the depository
vacant
will a
their grandson C. A. Mathews, lace. The honor guest received
withina unwanted and abandoned trash In our steady growth will continue and I and blanket, gave what first aid< I took most of them home after the
arrive home from California n-any lovely and useful gifts.
that our bank has a great future. was possible, and rushed him at meeting.Two .
few days. He hsa been In the Pacific the neighborhood.Here Invited were Mrt. Calvin Drawdy,
I "Our bank U in excellent condition eventy-five miles an hour In her
fighting for the past two Ii a partly finished fence I Mrs. Salter Watford, Mrs. C. J. visitor were present, Tom
We approach tile future with ambulance to tile Fort
emergency
years and this it the first time he with posts every which heighth en Clements, Mrs Peter Raulerson, Gartland of the Pahokee Rotary
I confidence, Our facilities are adequate Pierce hospital Cites 'McCain accompanied
has been home. closing a cow pasture-*o I was Informed I Mrs Wilson\ Selph, Mrs Elmer club, and Oscar Clemons, from Kitimmee -
for all types ef banking aervice. her. Russell died In the
; I vouch not for the tale Pearce Mrs. Rodman Wallace, \Mrs. who met after the luncheon

We are In receipt of a letter from 'twas told me-and the fence angles Earl Pearce, Lorena Milliard Pearce, hospital at seven in the morning, with the Club Service committee relative .

Alto Watford, Jr., mailed from off into the weeds like a broken leg Mrs.. Robert LaMartin, Mrs. Will -TOKBECIJOBEE having survived seven hours burn te staging a rodeo In Okeecho-
SOLI lEa which completely denuded hit bodyof
somewhere In the Pacific and dated instead of at least making clean Walker, Mrs. Hulen Walker, bee> in February.Prof. .

December 24 In which he says he is right angles and straight lines, If Mrs Hardy Walker, Mrs. Alto WOUNDED NEAR AACHEN skin William Introduced Mr.

thinking of "Dear Old Okeechobee' such fences must be put up. I Watford, Sr., Mrs. Alto Watford, Jr., Harris, who had been a commercial Meserve, pinch-hitting a* program
The 232nd< Station loipital, England Lake Okeechobeefor
every day and lends his best wishes There are old and shaky buildIngs Mrs. George Trumbull, Mn. Gibb fisherman on chairman for Wilburn Lawioa-who

to everyone for a Merry Christmas which.. are certainly an eyesore Gross, Mr*. Roy Draughon, Mr. Elmer -(Special to Okeeckebee New six months, i I. lurvlved by his was the only member absent
-Wounded in the leg and ankle by widow, Mr. Kate Harris; a lon,
aid a happy New Year. I and probably a public menace.That Base, Mrs. Mack Underhill, Mrs. President Raulerson announced

they were nice hotels once I.I U Ernest Hudson, Mrs. R. L, Pearce, bomb fragments while carrying Richard Harris; three brother, that Prof. Kent, who has been the
The Okeechobee News Is In re.1 them shells to his Infantry unit's mortar Porter, Arthur and R. L. Harris, all
I no excuse for letting go year and Mr. Russell Domer club pianist, will be liable to play

ceipt of a letter from E. M. Rabin after year, becoming more and more Mr*. Clements left Sunday to positions sear AAchea, Private First of Lakeland. for them hereafter, and appointed

son In which he has recently been tumble-down and gray with age. make her heme with her dater In Class Reubea E. Lanier of Okeechobee Russell left a litter, Mn. N. F. Mom Wallace to pound the Ivories

promoted to the rank of corporal Papers on the parks. Trash on Ft. Pierce for the next few months. Florida, 1 II now convalescing at I Baukett, in Washington, D. C, and fer bile crab meetings Mr. Kent

and ii now stationed at Camp Swift, the tidewalkt. Piles and piles an.pilea V this United States Ajwy station boa the body Will tent to her at her I Is organizing a band, which will use

Texas He says he had a wonderfultime of trash around store and M.... Merle Bartlett la the house pital in England Pfc. Laaier has request. the noon hour on Tuesday for prac

while he was here on bin furlough filling stations and public buildings guest of Mr: *. Ellis Meserve. Her been awarded the Oak Leaf Cluster A* nearly as It 1 II possible to re tice.

and that the only thing that -old boards, aid old tire casings husband, Bariett Bartlett, knewn to to the Purple Heart. He war pre coaitruct the accident, the fire February 17th and 18th were the

was wrong with it was the time not even fit for salvage, and all his friend a* "Babe", h I In com vlously wounded near Mt. Martin, started In a stove which stood date let by the Club Service committee

passed off too fait. I stuff that not even Sherlock Holmes bat somewhere on the European France, during the first week of the against the wall ol the room In and Mr. Clenons for the rodeo -

V could Identify with his famous spyglass front. Invasion. which Harris slept, and which had
which will\ be better
even ,
Mr. and Mrs. Johi Rhoden received -but all very mell)'. Pfc Lanier I II "recovering satisfactorily no outside entrance Rnisel't bed
Clemens promised, than the
a letter this week from their In contrast, look at the Markham enough to do their own enforcing. and will\ sees be able to was on the opposite side of the on.1I
I given here before under his
nephew, Clarence Lanier, In which plaut-and they have no idea thatI If no such ordinances exist, they return to duty," laid hi* ward lur house, and it I II luppesed that h* taper-
vision. The Rotary club will
he says he is la the Philllpine Is looked at it, or that I'm putting should be pasted, and then enforced. geon, Captain Herbert 1. McLauthlin was already on fire when h* wakened sponsor
the performance, end the rodeo
lands. He says he can't tell them it In the paper-but just look at it, Okeeckobee h I by rights, a pretty of Denver, Colorado He I* takIng bat war dill able to escape will be held on the city airport

which Island he Ii on but that they I anyhow. Neat, itraight fence Clean place, but her poor face I Is *o smutty part In the rehabilitation pro and, from his Incoherent talk, was grounds

can tell from reading the p.perl.I I sidewalks. Everything inside the and scarred that nobody will\ notice gram of this hospital trying to reach a neighbor' houseto ,
The Aim and Object committee,
He also says he has not seen much fence, and there' a lot of this and the good featurea underneath. Medical Department soldiers gave summon aid when he collapsed.
composed of R. H. Raulenon, Z. K.
actual combat but hu seen enough that In the enclosure, piled neatly, There are always thing which first aid to Pfc. Lanier a* soon as No coroner' inquest was, deemed Williams
Raulenon J.
Roy 0.
that he does not care for any more. or bunched In geometrically correct must be itored here and there la a he was hit H* was taken to a necessary
Wolff, T. W, Conely and W. D. Co-
He laid In his letter that the morn- cubes and rectangle or what ever. town, a* fer Instance the old wreck dressing station and liter tran- V
ker, ha* announced for
a* projects
Ing the convoy landed he was eat No confusion No lagging of stuff of automobile from which garage ferred to a field hospital from which MISS EDNA PEARCE LEFT I
I 1945, duly approved by the board of
ing breakftst In the shlp'i men splattering out at the edge hither men pick parts to keep live eara he wa flown to England WEDNESDAY TO ATTEND directors, the following

hall when an air attack took place. and yon. No rags, old bones, old running, and which will eventually Pfc. Lanier I II the ion of Mr. and INAUGURATION CEREMONY
I 1. The sponsoring of a health
After that he says he could not eat busted machinery. Neatness and become precious salvage. But they Mr. M. E. Lanier of Okeechobe -
program, ttresilng the need for a
any more and what be had already order. might be placed In neat and orderly He Will a cattle man In Okeechobee Mist Edna Pearce of Banlnger,
I I dental cllnlo In the ichool ,
eaten seemed to stay right in hla So, it can b. done. The Mirk- line and concealed by quick-grow before entering the Army. State Democratic Committeewoman
2. To help provide recreation
throat. According to his letter the ham boy do It, and there would be log shrubbery from public view. V of Highlands County, left Wednesday I
for the
young people of Okeechobee.
ship was attacked by three Japanese more excuft for disorder around the They would be no lei useful If Corp. Teddy Grtenberger write for Washington, D. C, where
3. To
help students
worthy to
dive bomber and after two of plant than many other place where their poor old bone were kindly his parent, Mr. and Mr*. Leo the will attend the Fourth Term attend
college and universities
them were shot down by the shlp'i It exist. protected from public icorn. Greenburger, that he I Is now In a Inauguration of President Roosevelt
through Rotary' Florida Education'
gunners the third one came back 1t there are city ordinance con Clean up time 1 h all the time, for hospital In the Dutch East Indies, which takes place in that city tomorrow
al' Loan
Corporation.
and after being hit dove hli plane t-o'llnif' thl tort of slipshod seatelng only by KEEPING a town clean can and bill at a souvenir the lap bul ,

straight Into the ihlp he war on. > of Junk ground the city, they the job be accomplished. Get back let with which he was wounded H* Mrs. J. T. Hancock received an Invitation y

He atate the Jap plane did not do innuM] be enforced, If the people of the new eouncllmen-and clan says that h* I II doing well and feelIng to the Inauguration but wa CARDBOARD for sale at The

much damage !bat plenty. .'.r"lbl" hiven't civic pride ID your own back yard. I better all the time. unable to attend. Okeechobee News office.

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THE!: OKEECHOBEK NEWS FRID\Y, JYNUARY 19, IMSNcfas
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I The Fine Arts Club met with Mrs.
Wednesday New Arrivals j
Nathan Zetmenovitx on
Published Every Friday ly the STATEMENT OF ",
afternoon, with Mrs. Bryant Bow-
Okeechobee News Co., at Okeeeh.e' *- |
Okeechobe County, Florida dun as assistant hostess. | I II
.. CONDITIONOKEECHOBEE i Mrs. R. E. Link gave a most interesting I DURAWAR BROADFELTColors
BRYANT BOWDEN ... ... Editor I
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I talk on American poets
FntiTKl M gwond rinse mutter July and poetry, reading Illustrative ex- Burgandy and Sand i
1. 191$. lit the Post Office In Okewliivbte.
Fin., tinder Act of Mar 8. 1379.SUBSCr.lPTION COUNTY tracts from the works of the most
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RATE i beloved pouts of our country. WINDOW SHADES I .
One Year In .$2.00 The March of Dimes was started I
Six! Months In advance 1.00 I BANK i for club members, and the decora- Shipment just received Priced at
.75 ,
Three Month In advance tions In the house carried out the J $1.00$1.25$1.50

Ac1v.rt!.tnar bill\ ere r""" on the OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA President's favorite color, blue. A I
tat of pnph month. Purtlpi Ilkn advancewFiil.llnhers to delicious chicken salad course was | CAR SEATS '
regnlred to payln_ ,
Organized November 19, 1043 served after the program.
"Roaillnir notion In local c1l>ra"' 10 I
cents a lino. hates for dlsplar aver< Members present were Mrs. E. H. I For the Youngsters, with Metal Frames $2.95 I
tl.'lnt advertising fnrnliihpd ,on 2 application cents each Cin.eitlwl word- December 30.1944RESOURCES Hunt, Mrs. D. 0. Alderman, Miss I
per Inncrtlon. All Items refrnrdlnij entorprliiM ,I King Mrs. Tom Casey, Mrs. J. T.I' BABY CARRIAGES '
conducted for profit are
chargeable at advertising rates_ I Hancock, Mrs. Ruth Dopp, Mrs. H. I
II. Raulvrson, Mrs. C. M. Williams I Steel Frames and Rubber Tires $19.95 I
FIRST BVPTIST w. M. s. : Mrs. J. H. McCranio, Mrs. Al Boet-I
tgcr, Mrs. W.O. Bothmer, Mrs. Jno. I I Living Room Suites and
The Baptist Women's Missionary Loans and Discounts ___.__u____....._... $103,369.29 McNeil: Mrs. J. D. !Northwood Miss I '
Society met Tuesday afternoon with at Banking House, Furniture and Kathleen McCarthy, and Mrs. J. M. i Stationery Rockers Pre-\Var Construction : !
of Mrs. J. A. Lowry .
the Mrs.home D. 0. Alderman as Joint host Fixtures __. ._ ....___u..u_ __....00 9,500.00 Roe. I !

Overdrafts .... _muu_....._. ..___...... NoneU. Guests were Mrs. G. A. Chalker. I CLOTHES BASKETS 3
ess.The Mrs. W. E. Croncn Mrs. A. B. MeI I wood Slat- $1.98
president. Mrs. S. J. Davis S. Government I
Kinnon and Mrs. Babe Bartlett. I
opened the meeting, and Introducedthe Obligations .. $550,138.29Other
new year's officers. She asked Marketable Fred Boromei! arrived home Sun-I I'' MATTRESS Inner Spring $29.95 I
each to state her duties so that day and is spending this week heir
one ,
Bonds .___ ___. 24,000.00Cash I "
the whole society would be familiarwith h with the Boromei family. H. was
I II IRONING BOARDS
With Cover $5.95Denmark's :
and Due from -
each office. The new handbooks accompanied home by Charles Sadd
were given to each member, I Banks ____ _m._..__._.. 225,330.23 799,468.52 and daughter Miss Roea Sadd of I I
and plans were outlined In general J Danbury, Conn. Fred will leave tomorrow .

for 1945!I. which la a year full of Total __ _. .._.____...___....____.$912,337.81 morning to return to his 'I
responsibilities toward making. the ship at Brooklyn Navy: Yard while
world realize that Cod must be firet LIABILITIES I the Sadds will remain hen for an- Phone 115 j I
if there Is a lasting peace. other week. _
$168.00 was reported given to the : Capital Stock --_______________---___....._$ 25,000.00 j jI
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Lottie Moon Christmas fund. ThisIs Surplus and Undivided Profits __._ 15,874.59

a foreign missions offering. Deposits _......__..-_._mm.m...._......_ 871,463.22
The hostess served attractive and
delicious refreshments to the following
: i Total ---..__._.._--.___..._._..____._____$912,337.81

Mesdames C. R. Bibb, R. E. IIam-
rick E. J. Wilson, L. E. McLendon.J. OFFICERSC.
E. Cone C. M. Williams, 8. J. ()
Davis, D. 0. Alderman, C. D. Harden H. MeXTLTY, Tresldcnt '
T. W. Register, N. RAY CARROLL, Vlc.-Pres. R. B. MESERVE, Vlco-Prei. 1 I (
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Leslie Raulerson Clyde Durrance, i ? .
G. C. Durranco, Carl T. Durranco, DIRECTORS .
J. A. Lowry, 0, L. Raulerson, M. L. R. D. Meserve J. M. Rot Sr J, 0. ftarc Allen MarkhamE.

Hancock., and J. T. Hancock. M. Meserve C. II. McKulty N. Ray Carroll I
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Henry Walker, Jr., left Sunday to I,
return to the Naval All Station at I Phone 15 ,,
ruacola after spending a week
hero -
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will be at the following places for the purpose of re-

ceiving applications for Homestead Exemption and Tax Returnson I I

Real Estate, and on all Personal Property, which includes -
Horses, Mules, Cattle, Hogs and Merchandise and etc. I will G

appreciate if Property Owners will make a special effort to I

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Potters Precinct Ho. 3
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7th, at R. M. Durrance's Place ULEs


Utopia Precinct Ho. 5 TilE, strain of War Transportation has laid a heavy hand upon ,

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8th, at Upthegrove Store the rolling equipment of every bus line. Florida Motor Lines

has a regiment of veterans that have gone down fighting .

Eagle Bay Precinct Ho. 6 retired from active duty only after the most amazing records t

3 in round-the-clock service. They have carried the> load through
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9th, at the River Bridge I I
the nation's most trying times. .y

Okeechobee Precinct No.7... Now, Florida Motor Lines is happy to be assigned a limited

number of handsome, NEW COACHES, designed to meet the ;

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th, at City Hall demands of tomorrow as well as today. These coaches will .t

Okeechobee Precinct No.4... : help maintain our priceless tradition of dependability ;

a serve our patrons with the safety and comfort worthy of .. '
From Jan. 1 to April 1, at office in the Court House
my their continued loyalty. Like good soldiers they take their ,

o place in the line, to work diligently for Freedom and Peace. f.

ROBERT LA MARTIN, .
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I .FRIDAY JANUARY 19, 1945 THE OKEECHOBEE NEWS .
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Dr. D. T. Coleman retiraed to his j NOTICE NOTICE IN THE CincUIT COURT OF THB filed against von In the shove en.
Negro Woman Was TnllahnsHe Florida OKFECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA, NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Of titled cause, and the Ok eck bee News
home her Monday after spendingtwo Jatinarr 12th, 1041 January 10, 1IMS: FLORIDA IV AND FOR OKBB- I. hereby designated as the newspaper .
weeks visiting his ion and I NOTICE 1* hereby elTen that NOTICE' IS HEIIEBT GIVEN thatpursnnnt CIIOBEE, COI'NTY. IN CHANCEHT In which tbl* order thsllpublished 10.
the Trimtws nf the loternal Im CASH NO. 018 once a week for four ((4)
tn Section 0 of Chapter 1w2410.Lees
daughter In Tallahassee l! and Jack-I Iaonvllle. I Killed In Fray In provement Fund of the State of of .Florida Art. of 1IM7 known Carrie Xoo<1l. Reed, consecutive\ neeks.
I Florida will offer for sale, to be ss the Ml'UPllV! ACT and In pursuance Plaintiff, WITNESS the Honorable A. O.
1 old to the highest bidder, at TalliihiiSHcn of 'hlllter|, 20I5N 1.8\1'1 of FlorIda "a. I 1 Knnuiir, as Judge of this Court aad
Florida at 12 o'clock NOON 1 Acts of 1UI1, known as the EVE!!- George W. Reed, the Seal! of this Court In the City of
Cypress Quarters February 20tb. 1M5! :, the following GLADES!' DRA1NAOH DIS1RICT ACT Defendant Okeechobee, Okeechohet County Flor-
State Attorney Thad Carlton of dcnerlhed land In OKEECUOBEECOI'NTY the following dcucrllied lund!, Mllllllte,1In OKDFR TO APPEAR 1 da, this 2Mb day of December, 1M4.
Fort Tierce spent Monday afternoon I : Everirlades Drnlnnio District In (Circuit Court Seal)
t I t'nsurveyeil pnrt of !Section fl, Okeecholion Coiintv Florida. Rill he .
FLORIDA RAULErtSO.V,
TilE TATE OF ROY R
In Okeechobee conducting the Inquest A Cypress QuRomeo Is the Township 3' South, Itange SIKant. nt re red for sale at public outcry for
Clerk Circuit Court
the and best cash To GEORGE W. REED Address CD-
I lying| North of the Hltrht- hltfbi'Ht bid subjectto
Florida
Into the killing tt a negro sole untouched member of an nf Wny nf Eagle Hay DraluaxoDistrict the right of the ruiti-ea of theInternal known. i Okeeehnbet County
Improvement Fund end of the It (Is hereby ordered that yon are By Sophronls Tease, D. C.
I.evee. rontalnlnic an estimated '
woman on Sunday night. eternal triangle which exploded last area of 1JHM:I acres Hoard of Ciiiiiinlimloiierii of Everglades required to appear on the Ctb day of I T. W Candy, Jr.
I Sunday afternoon with dire results. Drainage, District to reject nay and February IMS, before the above eatltlid Solicitor for Plaintiff
THIS NOTICE Is In compliance
I pithllshed all hide, at the Courthouse beginning court to the bill of complalLt Dee 2t-4t
I Mill Irena Williams returned toI A coroner's jury put Jessie Lee with Sections 27007. 270.0S and lit lout) o'clock A. M, on the lUth day
U70.0D( Florida Statutes 1U11. of February' 1015. As to all parcelsof -... -
her the'
home
here Tuesday from Howard and her sister Louisa Sanders
The TnrsTnF OK- THE INTEP.NAI. : land of (len acres or more title to
Wecms Hospital at Sebring where I in the jail-house to await circuit IMPKOVF.MF.XT FfND of the one.half of petroleum and three.fourths
Suite nf Florida reserve the right to of other minerals nlll/ be reserved bvTrustees
the underwent an operation for appendicitis court jurisdiction. Bertha May reject any and nil Ills. nf the Internal Improvement I
HY OUPKll of the TnxtPes nf the Fund rniemeiits" tor road right ofway
't on Monday of last week.A 'I Johnson was put underground to Internal Imprnvemcnt Fund of tha 2dO feet wide will be reserved h,
await the judgment of the Highest State of Florida' ,said Trimtees from nay parcel through I
Mlllnrd F. Caldnell. Governor which there Is an existing state roads I THE WISTERIANOW
school of Instruction and ceremonial Court. Isadore survives. F, C Elliot Secretary and casement for drainage and recln.
Trustees I. I. Fund motion and for rond purposi nlll
proceedure was held on According to eyewitnesses Jessie resened and fifty percent (50%)

Wednesday night at the Masonic Lee, who ts of a pugnacious disposition nil nil KIIK and mineral I I rights ,,'1..1'
j' be reserved( by tho lionrd of
Temple for the Eastern Star mem : and has frequently been locally NOTICE TO CREUlTOni stoners of Everglades Drainage UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, WISHES TO ANNOUNCE
(1011 rrolmle Art, Brrn. 110, tlO) trio.
bers. Mrs. Graham of Pahokee, apprehended on charges of IN THE COURT: OF THE COt'NTT I THE FOLLOWING CHANGE IN STORE HOURS:
end E, Southern
Lots 4 5 Blk
I Grand Instructor, conducted the fighting, and Bertha May, had. Jt.FLORIDA DOE. OKEECI10HEB IN I'KOBAin.COUNTY 1'lnes( S/D
Lots n\ and 12, Plk, P, Southern
work, in preparation for the visit of short but noisy argument on Sun In re : Estate of ) Pines !S/D! I
Albert F. Arrhenlus )
the Worthy Grand Matron next day afternoon, with Jessie getting Deceased) Lot Id M in ft nf Lot 11 and all WEEK DAYS
lot 13, Ulk. 10, South Okeo-
week. the worst of It. Whereupon, it Is To All Creditors nnd Persons having hobee 1

.I alleged Jessie Lee retired for rein Claims I'state: : or Demands Against Raid Lot 0. I'.lk.: Wright's First Addition I I 7:30 A. M. to 9:00 P. M.

LOST-Ono aetter forcements In You and each of you are hereby Lot 0, lilk. 207, of Okeccbo-
pup, white and the shape of a sharp notified and required to present any bee City

liver spotted. Notify R. B. Mackey, knife returned to the fray, and claims and demand which you, or Luis. 7 to 1J: lnc.ttlk. 107 City of SUNDAYS8A.M.tol2Noon4P.M.to7P.M.
the
either of you. may have against .
Pahokee, Fla., Box 885, or Phone ended the argument as far as entitle of Albert F, Arrlienlus dorensed. OkeecbobeeLots
1, 2 3 and 0 to 10 Inc., Blk.
I late of said the .
County to
632. Reward. 31-2tp tha war concerned, quite Ber.1' Countv Judge of Okeeihobve County. l:. Southern Tines S/D I ,
'I bats 1 to IS Ine, Ulk, (I, Southwest
about seven thirty In the Florida, at bis office In the court Addition I
hnuso of unld County at Okeecbobee.
Now Jessie Lee and her sister, arrested I Florida within eight calendar months TuriTr.F!' : OF Tim INTIKNAT i
I from tbe time of he first publication 1 IMPROVEMENT; FIND THE
as have time OF
accessory
to YOUR CONTINUED PATRONAGE WILL
notice.
this Darh: claim or demand STATE OF FLORIDA
I savor the fruits of victory for a I"t lie In writing, and shall state
place nf residence! and post office Ito \1m OF coMMi !'sio\nit:; OF BE APPRECIATEDL.
Gilbert Theatre while In solitude A grand jury I I address, of I lie cliiliiiiint, and shAll I be iViiUI.ADE DRAINAGE
will sworn to bv the claimant agent or DISTRICT
eventually decide their degree
upon I
ntorney, and say such claim or demand
of guilt, If they are found not so filed shall ho void lly Roy R. Raulorson, Agent for Trustees -
MUS. SISin; ; AHIUIEMIS, of Iho Internal Improvement M. IU t LEI! OX. Manager
SUNDAY & MONDAY guilty. If the alleged killing was As executor of the t.A8t111 nnd Fund und tor Board of Cnmmmlssloners -
i premeditated, tho charlie will be Testament of nf Everglades Dralnain
Albert Arrhi'iilim, deceased Mstrlit, Okvechobee County, Flor
I Jan. 21-22 murder; If In the heat of wrath I'lrst publication January 10 1013. ida. I 'Ii"

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GARY COOPER and charge could be some degree of ,

LORRAINE DAY manslaughter Probably Bertha May
1n won't care which degree. ft *

Isadore gets off without a scratch.

"THE STORY OFDR.WASSELL V II

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Hunt of Mi-

anti left Sunday afternoon to return

to their home In Miami after

LATE WAR NEWS spending tuveral days with Mr and I

CARTOON Mrs. I). J. Hunt here and\ Mr. and ,

Mrs James Durrance at Baaitnger.
"This U America" West Point

IT'S TUEAMERICAN! :
NOTICE OF INTENTION: TO RELY Y 9f
L.t N f.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY NOTICE! IS IILHLBV: GIn that
I'nnuiiiii to ectlon 11 (II I), l"hn"t-
2an'i8. I.nws of .')url Double Feature Jan. 26-27 und !nrrtlu"' 117, Oini'tiT 11717. Lawsof
Fl.irldn Acts of l')31!) ns ninoniMhv
S;" ,'lIu" 11. (hnpter 20(15*. laws 0FlorMn. /
CHESTER MORRIS .\,.") of I't41 unit also rmr.
sunlit tn bm tlnn 4.'. Chanter 20722
In laws nf riurliln. Arti nf inn, niamended ,
-Mellon I1): Chapter 22071
Lowe of 'i.ll. rid;:. Acts of 1941. uu.i
"GAMBLERSCJIOICE" Section 41, Chnpri'r 211723, I.nws of
I"lorl.I.Irl.. of' lull, n. nn" nded hr
Ret'ttnu 21. Chanter 22U7D. laws ol ,
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1"lorlII1d.. of 1043. the following '
,1..rrlr,1 Innili In Ukeecbobee Count, WAY.
Horlilii, tn wit ..
loin' 4. :,1 anil ft, ink 3, South
with NANCY KELLEYand Ok< Lot II, except 10 ft, Ulk. 10( ,
South okiwholweLot
-- II. IJlk. 4, Southern fines 8/T
I.nt< 7, X, P, 10 mill 20 Ulk.) 200
DON RED BARRY City of f>liee
In"FUGITIVE- Lot J, lilk 217, City of Okeeeho-
henLasts
VI nnd 20, 111k. 0, Southwest
FROM Addition
Lot :A. Ulk. 3. Flrrt Addition to
!Southern Hues S/l of MV4 "'
UV4 ot MJ4.! Sec 13. l'''p. 37,
SOK8S1A" 11!!'n. .13
I.ot. 21 and 22, Blk ::00, City of
tiktiM'kuhi'e
Will IIP offvn for snlo nt public
UTE NEWS outcry' for the blithest and host caul rf rI
iiiil, miMrrt to the right of the Ronril
"WAY TO K10" of iiinlHHloners. nf ivorttlail e limln.
aim li'ulrlrt fl.-rl/iir r.onnl' of Criiinlir
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l'n'"I1I1..lolcr.) of Okcecholien '*, .
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I'lor.cl.i; in ioj,>"t an)' and, all Mils untv, nt 1Gr et T1)y L7 ix t1) *
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the rnnrtliniis. beginning nt in 01] _
COMING SOON "'..."rk A. M. on the lotb day nf I'tli- 1t
riinrj. 11141 KmuMiiPiit for drainage
And reclnmatlun, and road purposiswill
be reserved, and fifty percent
"WING AND A PR.YER""lUlL
(..Or:) of all oil gas and mlnrrol
THE CONQUERINGHERO" right will also he reserved.
HOAKD OF COMUI-CMONEHS'
OK i\iuiLAiiis: DK.U.NAUI; .
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"FOLLOW THE I50\S" nod OF ror.STY' COM.' HEN dictatorships were faced for after all, that is one of the things I :
\MMSIONKUS! OICii'' IltHEE >
"I LOVE A SOLDIER""SWEET
('OI'S'1'I.OUIII.ktAUi.ERSOX.Clerk with the task of for the of the f '
AND: LOWDOWN" Uy ROY It. distributing we are fighting right
nf the Circuit Court 01!t '

as Okeichobee agent for County avid Doarils, Florida,' J food and goods made scarce by war individual to survive, and not be swallowed ;' ,;

By Snphronln Pease

----- ......I Deputy Clerk emergencies, they went about it in their by the state. :

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typical manner in which the rights of i ',

the public were ruthlessly thrust aside. And so, on this Tl>' rd Anniversary :

Bring Your Cattle and Calves to of the War Price and Rationing Boards, '


But we do things differently in the it is fitting that they be giv ei ill acclaim \.


KINGAN & CO. United States..Three years ago, you, for doing one of the necessary, if not ;


your friends and neighbors VOLUNTEERED pleasant, jobs, of the vvai in a truly .


+ BARTOWDAILY (: to tackle the job without pay. American Way.


'l / I \ After all, you said, we're all in this together ;


I II \I it is up to us to solve these problems .Sf !

CASH MARKET :

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American manner, every case 4'

CELEBRATING OUR 100TH ANNIVERSARY

J. !" has been treated as an individual one w i :



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