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: April 13, 1945
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 30Number 43 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, April 13, 1945 Price Five Cents
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I' News of Our DISTRICT MEETING OF Jack Prescott of Basinger Has Been CATTLE BROl'GHT TOP Local Are


In Various Camps I!i Awarded Silver Star for Gallantry. Giving Clothing for

The Lake Worth District Churches

At !nome! & AbroadThe I of Monday(God night convened with In largo Okeechobee delegation on : In Action Against the Japs on Luzon head at the of cattle hundred auction brought sales and the held seventy-five top at price the Needy in Europe

hand. The of _
on pastor the Okee -- ----
I sale pen here yesterday afternoon -
Okeeohobec News in in re.\\ chobee Church of God, Rev. J. C. With the 43rd (Winged Victory) I when they brought a high from The amount of clothing needed by
of letter from Cpl. E, M. Cox, delivered the address of welcome THE GADFLYny Division
eelpt a on Luzon.-(Special to the til,80 for heifers to $14.60 for the National Clothing Collection Is,
Robinson in which he says changethe Okeechobee News), Private First calves. as has been heretofore stated, five

address of his paper from Camp I After the welcome the meeting Marjorie n. tt'allireHere Class Jack D. Prescott, Infantryman The new operators of this market, pounds per person In the U. S. A.,

Swift, Texas, to Camp Rucker, Ala. ,: was turned over to Rev. J. W. Cole- d4 serving In the 43rd (Winged Victory Burdick & Carson, expressed their : and that makes Okeechobee count)'*
1 Ha he has not been getting thee man of Vero Beach, district pastor are nniwer to the $ questions
says ) Division, has been awarded quota 15,000 pounds.
I limt week. I satisfaction at the way in which the
paper regularly for some cause buthopei Rev. J. M. Gresham of Pahokee do- propounded sure i the Silver Star for gallantry while auction sales are getting staited. Although many have responded
that he can get it each week livered the sermon. After the services sat me on a hornet's nest when I In
t nevertheless I have combat against the Japanese on The next sale will\ be held Thursday most generously to the appeal, our
because he does not want to miss Rev L. II. Alford of Belle got done Into this best; honest andunderl'intr I Luzon. His wife, trs. Martha April 19, and will begin promptly quota Is still far from being Insight
to get
a tingle copy. Glade took the mission offering, my bo h :I Prescott reside In Baslnger, Fla. at 2:00: o'clock.Seaboard much less met.
facts questions,
which amounted to $50,00. on ; During the fierce fighting for --v Although you have until the end
S The Okeechobe News received a -----V-- and I am setting down some of these i Rosario, Jap stronghold 123 miles of the month to get your donationin
picture and news story Tuesday afternoon truths without fear or favor, to the north of Manila I How Has do
I Private Prescott please not wait too long, for
Relations Justice Elwyn )Ivory bent of my ability. Not all I I
Indomitable courage! you might forget about It In the
Officer at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho I I I of the truths, how'ver-for there and tenacity when, after being Four New Diesel meantime, and some child or elderly
are nme of them that I hope need
( showing the picture of a B-24 LIberator Thomas Was i wounded by TNT"over hit eye. lie) I person might go without decent
he revealed publicly\
Domber and Its crew of ten kept firing his auto I atic one at warmth and covering because you
men who had just completed their Rotary question No. 1 a group of Infiltrating Japi, notwithstanding Engines At Work!( were "going to tend to that next
final training for overseas duty and Speaker l lVh.t. 1>< tho issue between the that his comiaiUi in ,, week." '

t 'Mttded In the crew of ten men W ,Ifure Board and the clinic, and the adjoining foxhole hud been put Mrs. Waldon, Mr. and Mrs. R. A.
'' Four new Diesel! electric locomotives !I
1':1)1.:) Walter N. Gray Jr., of' The Hun, Kl-iMi Ihoi, a<, Ju.tico wlo out of action Prescott, whose vision Burgess, Mr, and Mrs. Paul Burde-
..l ", f. The caption under then of the, Florida Supreme Court, and Fir-t let mo any with all the ems was In,paired [ .. labeled\ ""II American. pha.i.i of wh'Cli: I urn capable, that Seaboard Railway, L. R. Powell, Jr.1 I I
'orno comrade direct his fire.
rly Judge Of t/ie/ Circuit Court This actIon Jerry Oreenberger of Clewlston, Mr
.rw( > Ready for Action" -.'rc0g; uki i chohce, was the ipeak.it public opinion In Okeeehobee U prevented the Japs from breaking and Henry W. Anderson, Receivers, and !Mrs Hardy Walker Sr., Mr. and

V i n the son of :Mr. and tin, Tuesday meeting of the o"pI'wh"It"nI; )' determined that the through the line." announced Built by the ElectroMotive Mrs Vernon Reeves, Mr. and Mrs,

V Gray;, o' Okeechobeer .".,o' ary tluli. He was Introduced VI clinic shall he retained In op* The Florida doughboy landed on Division of General :Motor Omar Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. J, 0.
La Grange, Ill, at a con of approximately -
,' !1)' In.I! ., W. Conely Jr. union. The public cares not two the Llngayen gulf beachhead on Pearce Sr., Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Pad
-t'lIrt: 'arr.ve,1 in Ok'o'"o",1ay Judge Thomas spoke i.ost informally hoots on a dark night who run the January 8 with tho Winged Victory $180.000 each, the big gett and the Okeeohobe chapter of
endue" spending a I clinic lust with imny amusing! touched assault troop who the the Eastern Star, have given their
I b ave .I.h' hie pars 11\11.1 "" 1'1101l1Iitl's. declaring! his love I of its protection first Luzon towns, and ha lean mid represent the most modern design quota of clothing this past weolc.

I rr a v I l Sow- ro. tLi l! !. section, of Floi! ,sin, to wliuh I 1 1 hi" public ienli7i what the clinic constant action since, In passenger locomotives. One The reports of radio commentators
I b ,,1 i atleI.: : unit in tli.. community, what itfrill ,of the startling thing 'about them ,
'f a< "1 h !longs, and hiappreciation of ------ -- --- upon the deplorable conditionof
JI '"i the J 110'h. : the i any OUI'tC'x ond.,1 to him I nom in the future, and they deep dislike go back beyond the U their cleanliness. They kick up'' the people In the newly liberated

+ to l for, overt through I the yearn by Okeecholiee EX: I'I''T THAT IT WILL CON- ,present dispute, and they are not neither smoke nor dirt and their countries bears put the initial, statement .

,.. .0 s' I. up i I people. But he left the Rotarians TINTE: : TO FUNCTION. the real though hidden foundationof engineer don't even wear overalls of the need made by the Nat
I From control station, which look
i[ one hard nugget of thought upon It brcon e. more and more apparent the trouble which I.I and don't ional committee-proved It, Indeed,
like the front.seat of giant auton -
P E' uv.eivd, a l litter ;, which to chew, when he enumera- that the real Issue f 11 this:: that forget It, the determination of ear- a rather an understatement ot actual
obile, to wind shield wiper (
I k from her nephew*James tod4rv powers of Circuit judge and Hide are forces. trying to compel tnln parties to get rid of the clinic. yes conditions as our armies are finding
I I they have them too, believe It or
'r in which! he say he I I. now the Justice of the Supre.ne Court) the discontinuance of the clinic, and The solution T ,1 simple one. them In their advance. The German
not) tho weather cabs
I", nny but hope that he irttt, powers 10 tremendous that few clt- that they are using the differences In most counties the commissioner roomy army's savage despoiling of the
are Immaculate, The overall locoMotive -
i tl"re long He also wan1le1 inert realize what they Include., Between the Welfare Board and the support the VD clinics directly, cities as they retreat from them,

p" '* his thanks and .pproI.. I The fortunes of a man may be (little personnel to accomplish, this and this is, as far as I have been contains two units o' a has Increased the already desperate
thousand horses each and I i. equip '
'a 1 'n in* Baptist Church here fqtI ,I made W broken by these powers| -ml., able to ascertain, the only countyin ped with, a sturdy automatic tenm condition of the subject people,
I, ten he, has received, from families aiay be united or separated Personal anlmqstl are the Im- this part of the state In which To the cry for aid coming across
boiler that supplies both heat and
"" J """"" ""2 i .''::'''J'acid-4M14r.a ..(lif *1.V ddr-7Jr9 ....... -sE+P'SfiG' : : Q.llt'.I "j>.ClInt.4.lundeiivth{ : authoiltjc! of Sot fetterstd the entire trart:''**i"-" '' t **n4i rOkeer3pyaaoanhaya-but. ,
1 ultimate life or death may hinge thy are not the root of 'it. a Welfare Board Counties nearby, one answer. Add your voice now

nd Mrs P P. Evans Motivedt upon their decision Yet peopleget As for some of the difference even small ones, give as much as Officials said that this latest addition to our response, "Here, out of our

t, r this week from their song all hot and bothered over the M'IS' Ferry wishes the personnel of $IMO a year to the clinical work, to the Seaboard passenger abundance, with our sympathy and

who had just arrived at I;I election of a local official, and the the clinic to be unchanged! The but tho clinic here require only fleet will greatly facilitate the continuing love, I Is" help"

N ,,I 11 I Training Camp at Bain- vast majority of voters, do not even Welfare Board not only wishes about $35 a month of county funds. heavy movement of troops I
M 11 I., In which he says he bother to mark their ballots for charges i-aile, but refuses to pay This amount has been asked for a-ul will also provide top-flight cr- tlon he was nade manager by the

_, Jack Ellodge who Ii also the judgeshlpi. the bills of the ollnlc under the existing from the county commissioners here, vice for s the general public after the duly elected board of directors, retaining

'ni, : there. setup The Board of County by state officials, to be paid directlyto war Is over. however, a sort of semi-
who heard Judge Thomas
one Commissioners, caught between two the,clinic, but no action has been governmental statue, without pay
d in" I Mr*. J. F. Bond are inn speak will be careless again In this determined feminine group, sits taken by the commissioners in this Ida on June 23, 1941, and what It from the government, to protect the

i I' ,o' letter from their ion respect, but will always try to put supinely and doe nothing. I'll admit request-or, for that matter, In any does is strictly its own business. large mortgnge Interest which the

,I'' with General Fatten'. men Into these Important position that It take regular: battle other aspect of this issue Most of us had a vague Idea that government had In the project. For

,\ ". y in Germany In which who are worthy of the great responsibility line courage to face Irate women, In other counties the Welfare it was a government project, sort of the loan was covered by a blanket

i M ady to come horn '' reposed In them.Visitors but they will have It to do event Board has its own work, and the public property, and stuck our noses I mortgage not only on the land itself

n" i t tint lover there still to the meeting were JohnM. ually. clinic has its own work, and the Into It. business with complete con but upon everything else ownedby

>' >'> tn d and that they hope Roe. K. E. Stello, and Tolle Bass Dr. Sondag, head of the clinic I county pays the expenses of both fidence, the corporation. '

:' 'i it ton.t of Ft. Pierce who came in for a work In the state, was appealed to individually They are separateand Nevertheless It i I. one of the biggest I Then comes the villlnn of' the

good' share of kidding: a* a behind- to settle the question, came to Okee distinct agencies. They cooperate things in the county, and the show-the Truman committeeIntoa

T. n Wilson, who has been I :tho-icenes "king maker" In politic chobee In February, met with the but are completely Independent county as a whole Is Interested, romance which was doing very

,d I in the Middle Welt fort Two member were absent Bill Welfare Board, three county commissioners of each other. know practically nothing about the nicely The Truman committee, you

two years, will leave to- Hendry and John Northwood, but and their clerk and a NOW WIlY. IN THE NAME OF situation officially\ and wants to recall: w" to Investigate any activities

:? Camp Meade, Md., after if they made up their absence at couple of other cltlieni, listened to ALL THAT IS ADULT, AND INTELLIGENT know right ,or no right, if the prop ( with communistic leanings.And .

i: n week here with his par- ome other Rotary meeting, a local what he was told, approved everything I AND SENSIBLE, AND erty must bo sold, and i If{ so, If B they decided that all of the

Mi and Mrs. E. J. Wilson. record of eleven straight 100 percent right and left. and deported. (INSTRUCTIVE. CAN'T WE HAVE private citizen of the county may big co-operative land corporations

home this week Sergeant WII. attendance meetings, will be Later he wrote Mayor Raulerson, THAT SAME SETUP IN OKEE buy a parcel of the land If he wants financed by the FSA, some scores

M i given the last two degree established Judge Conely and others, that the CHOBEE COUNTY to and has the price. of them, Including the Dixie and

''" onry after a ipeclal dlspsn- President Hiram Raulefton announced !group with whom he met had "mis- You are the tax payers. It I I. The answer to both of these questions Glades Farms which were among the

'"'n was granted from the tlrand the appointment of new represented themiolvci", and took It your money, and your safety, and with some Important qualification largest, came under this heading.

i of Florida. member on several committee a* I all back. That didn't help thing the safety of your children, which .. Is Yes Therefore they asked the FSA In

follow s Vocational service, Leo much, and the question was' muddier are being kicked around to satisfy I wish to thank Mr. and Mr. nice language to get its money

244th AAFB Squad.-D" Oreenburger; Public Inform.tlon,1 than ever grudges, face-,aving, and a darker Frank Williamson publicly for their back .

Harvard. Neb., April $. M. C. Pith; International service, The Welfare Board want to use purpoie. I courteous reception of my questioning So the FSA wants Its money back.

Mr. Bryant Bowden, Nathan Zelmenovitz and Fred Wilson !- the clinic rooms as an office. Mil Do you want the clinic to con which, as stated above, had no What could be simpler There remain -

Editor, Okeechobee New, ; Rural work, Clfford Boyle; I Ferry say that there are highly tlnue to guard you and your? If pctual respectable statue They gave now In this country Just these

My Dear Editor: Crippled children, Dr. Maupal; Stu- ;| confidential records In there which you do, speak now or forever after their time patiently and their record two co-operative land projects In

Send me that d-n Okeechobe dent loan, R. B. Meserve and Louie''' affect both colored and white residents boll your peace. Because if you *' testimony freely, to give the our county which have not been adjusted

New*. I ain't got but one line I Scbarf ehwerdt. Club pianist, Mom I of the county, and that the don't Insist upon action NOW to divorce situation clarity and substance.The : or liquidated already, and It

got back from furlough. Wallace, and song leader, Judge room are not to be used In any the Welfare Board and the Dixie's fundamental purposewas I Is Okeechobee's turn
The mail man I 18 getting disgustedat Conele,. !;, other way but for the clinic. clinic, you won't have the clinic to give the small cattleman a This greatly condensed version Is

m* for asking him for It all the Next week the Rotarians will The Welfare Board wants certain much longer, and all that It has chance and upon this fact those factual, and will explain why the

time. elect new officer for the coming equipment that Is In the clinic and so far accomplished will\ be wasted. opposing In principle the sale of Divie must be sold f How else could

Even the fellows ask why I ain't I year, and there will be no set program !| which wa bought for the clinic by You elected the county commissioners. the land to one Individual base their the corporation raise the cash -

getting It. A town with a name like 1 the previous Welfare Board. Mem- They will do what the majority objection.The and it must be cash-to pay off' the

that and one that can support a V i I ben of the previous board state that : of the citizens demand, If the land hereabouts, some years called'mortgage T

weekly paper creates a lot of Joke said equipment was bought for the I I voters make their will, on any Issue, ago, was being bought up by big On March. 21st the board of director

among the fellows, but that only FOUND-One low end four pigs. I: clinic, belong to the clinic, just a* ,, clear and Imperative. concerns, forcing the small cattle of the Dixie met In special
add to Its reputation. It also give Owner may have same by calling at any eyeglasses they bought for It's up t o you. owner out of the good pastures and session to consider the situation.
residence In Gardensand <
the town a lot of postwar advertising my DeBerry needy people would belong to those ', Question No 2 farm land. What one man could The meeting was not a secret one
them and
payingfor people and not to any Welfare !I What Is the actual situation\ at the not accomplish, a number working and I understand that there were
thin advertisement A, J, Boet-
So let'i get back on the Qul Viva Board existing or previous. i Dixie Cattlemen' Association, and together could therefore they banded In fact member present besides the

and lend the New for a change. tger I I And 10 on and on The situation ,i why? together, were granted a loan of directors. In this meeting the directors .

Expectantly your, V !; as between the board and the clinic I The first and most amazing thing something. over $700,000 by theo passed a resolution author.
Garrett SwindallV A memorial service for Lieut. H. Is a deadlock and will so remain. I I found out about this question was Farm Security Administration and izing the sale of AS MUCK of the

-V T, Bass, who was killed In Germanyon don't think I will go into the question I that you and I have no business I they Incorporated for business assets of the corporation as might

) Draughon wa a viiitor March 15th, will be held In the of the personal animosities involved I asking It The Dixie Cattlemen' Up to this point, :Mr. WlIllam'lonI be necessary to meet the existingloan

pending yesterday In Miami where Methodist church on Sunday afternoon --it would take up too much I Association; is a private corporation, had been the agent of the FSA In ''I ,

h. went on business. at 3:30: o'clock. I space and would do no good. These ,incorporated under the law. of Flor- I this district, but after Incorpora- (Continued on page S)



Electric Hot Plates, Electric Ironing Cords, Dust Pans, Frying Pans, Metal Garbage Cans, Brooms and Mops, Home Fire Extinguisher, ;,. ., : :,: -

Gasoline Cans, Fishing Tackle Boxes and Knives .:t'I

GILBERT CHEVROLET COMPANY Phone 54 Okeechobee, Florida.




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;; THE GAD-FLY I regular "furrlne,,", to to speak, In NOTICE -
dU51 fl'<'Imnl Bus 11.lnr"lIratlon.. i
(OI ecllubt1> its entirety when it li worth more All those vilshlnir to place application I
(Continued from Page One) than It Is told for? with the Board of Public Inner ATTENTION FARMERS
I That AS MUCH U Important, be. net Ion for a job as School Bus .
Published Every Friday by theOkeechobee I'll admit that I flounder help. Driver In Okeechohee County mutt
I pause it la the contention of manyof have iiild nppllcntlon In the office of Make own Bean Beetle Exterminator "'*<*" "
Okeechobee your
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News at : lensly In all this financial fog, It I I the Superintendent on or before Mon- i
Okcechobe County, Florida the men who are making the being as much a* I can do to keep ilnv, May 7. 1043.imxun .
Dixie's business their bualneii, that ov I'im.tc INSTRUCTION On account of Gas and Tire Rationing we
BRYANT BOWDEN ...... Editor from overdrawing my bank account. OKKLX'IIOIIKE COl'NTV.: FLORIDA
I the entire assets of tho corporationamount But I promised to report what I By Carl X.SuperintendentNOTICE Rurrnnee. are releasing. our Formula to the public. Bean'

Entered: ns iwond dose matter Jnly : to far more than the loan, found and I'm doing It. The gist Beetle Exterminator kills Bean Beetles,' Cab
1,, 1011, at the Post Office In Okeeeho- nnd to far more than the proposed : or tri-TirxTioN ion
bee Fin., tinder Act of Mar 8, 1879. I of the many opinions to which I TInF.J) bage Worms, all Flea Bugs on any and all ..
and this basil they ..
I sale price, on Laws r 1II1A
SUBSCRIPTION RATE one-fifth of the faithfully and carefully listenedwas :Notice l II hereby (given thnt T, T, Garden Vegetation instantly. Also all insectson
4)-k why about ( of
Coleman holder Tas
just thl.-that no mass tale of Certificate No
One Year In advance .. .. .. .. $200 ounty should be sold! to a man, or I SH5! Imiieil the nth day of August, Tobacco Plants in Bed or Field, including
Six Months In advance .. .. .. 1.00 the Dixie was jn lifted If It couldbe l>. ID.f I. hns filed Kline In my A'I .
another state, Worms Kills
of from Chicken Mites and Lice Ants
Croup men : hit) mnde application for ,
Throe Months In advance ..... .75 I accomplished by citizens of the I Tin Deed to he lUlled thereon. Said .

_ county buying the land In smaller t'ertlflente imlirn't, lhi followlnir deyrribed I and Roaches. Also insects on Flowers and '
'" uuuu |prrgn| rt) In the fninitv of ,
lots or by partial sales of assets I Oke''f'bolwp.oIIIII! ,- of P combined with such I Lots 2 & 3. Blk. 220 First Add.
buying. and Cotton. Is to make.
I to the City of Okeechobee. easy
The finv<>aiinii>nt of nnld propertvunder
VANTEDTRA Now I was assured by Mr. Williamson mid Certificate Ixiueil was In Ingredients be in store.
can drug
emphatically, when I told I II the nnme of Okeerhobee Company, any I
I'nlemi mild I'Vrllllcnte ilinll he redeemed Costs less than
I him this that all any citizen had nTurdlng to Inw. i properdo.. 6 cents per pound. Can be usedin
do 1 periled therein Kb nil be Hold to the Wet Get this win the
to was to make a bona-fide offer lilnlicut bldiler i nt the Coil rthouee floor! or Dry Spray. and help

for what he wanted backed by "ii the flrnl M'liulnv In the month r'
war food.
SWITCHMENA up by raising more
!1 !Erf AND May. tOt!!. which li the 7th dar of
cash-and that la e'lential-and the Slav, tOn.Dated .

citizen was pretty sure to get It, this ROY.Ird U day. HAfl.DHSO.N.of April, 1W5. Club in with your neighbors and get this 3

and for less cash per acre than most Clerk Circuit Court of formulas for 100. Full instructions sent.

good opportunity for men classified in people opine the land is worth. i I (Circuit! Court Okeerholioe. Seal) .County, Flurliln' Money refunded if not Satisfactory. ..
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Even If the proposed sale of the
4-F or over draft age to engage in essential land to the party now holding an T\\ Itttlt: SOUTHERN STATES CHEMICAL CO.
Notice ti hereby given that Earnest
employment. Apply in person or by letter to option on ir1' Is closed, It Is Mr. Cox, the holder of the following P. O. Box 261 GLASGOW, KENTUCKY
Williamson's understanding that the oertlflcntci. t hni" filed! mild certlflrntefl
for n lAX iced tn be limed thereon.
Trainmaster's office Florida East Coast Railway proposed owner expects to sell about The cnrtlflento' nnmberii and yenta of
iHflimnre, the the
BO percent of the land In small parcels nail the nnmon In which It properly was Q.Ji"-TI.""""" OV<' MM '

at Miami or New Smyrna Beach. Do not at a very reasonable rate, andto ape' a.e,1 ore n. fnllowd :
No. 20M! 200B.! 2007,
develop the rest Intensively.So year of Issuance 1011. -
apply by telephone. If apply by letter state noncrlntlon of property NOTICE TOTELEPHONE
It looks m If this Issue were Lots 6, 7, S and 0, Elk. 22 River-
Side Park Add .
age, present employment and physical con going to be peacefully settled to Lute, 1 Park to 12 Add Ine, Blk. 23, Riverside n
the satisfaction of all
Name In which assessed. Ernest
dition. Previous railroad experience un whether they are legitimately entitled Cox and Unknown
All of poll firopor'v beliit In the
to that concern or are Just Comity of nkccch.bi
necessary. sticking their three rents In. Idn1'nli'M.
such cortlflrnto or cerllflcntis !-
Luckily the shell he doomed nroordlnw to CUSTOMERSEFFECTIVE
county Inw the. property' ileierlherl In ncheortlflcnte
- --.-..- .. --- ..- -- ... -- --- the Welfare Board, and the clinic, or oertlflcntes will he cold
to the hlehont bidder nt the cutlet
have nothing to do with hone,, door on the first fondnv In
It.'u the month of May 1 7th dnv of Maw. WUH
NOTICE op Dated tWi--23rd -i day i ; of March 194S.

Notice \I.
hoohy riven thnt the
nnrtorslgrnM' the Tlnnr of Complin-' -nkeechohee.-. County Florida I
sinners of Ererelndes D.alnneDI.!". NOTICE OF-RFnFMPTIONon -- UNTIL FURTHER NOTJCE: TELE-
tHot n nnn.l pnhlle, oorporntlon. ormnlrod -
dune J. 1R4)
under the Jnw of Florida,
will npplv! to the Jill' soMlnt' of the Okeerhohee ('nllnt,.. Florida

of Flnrldn n Inw IcrlBlatitre the unhntnnro for of the which enxefmont shell' General done Refnntllnr I. 1940 Bonds dated ABLE TO CUSTOMERS BEFORE I II

ho tn Amend Chanter 1471T, T.RWI of :Notice U hereby given thnt.
riorldi .Vt nt 101! ns amended' hv nnnt to n rcunlutlon Adapted hv pnr-the
hunter Wi q Lows of Plopfrln, Arts Ponrd of Conntv Commloiloners of I THE TENTH OF THE CURRENT i
of 1i<1 tin mih'tnnoo of which
propo Oltoorhbhee Conntv. Florida nil Oencrnl I
.od low shell he 11Tn ro Mtnh-
Refnndlnv Bond" Tactic of 1040.
1l.h the hrnndnrleii' of the rverilndesPrnlnsw dniod Juno 1. lain! due June 1. 1070. MONTH. t
T>l.Mot' hv correcting' eer- which are ontntnndlnir on June 1,
PhiSWfrULD tnln errors and omln-dons tn' the preset 1945, of the following doncrlptlon.hnve .
esItlne" hnnnilnrlps (21 Tn make been rolled fur redemption and
.,irnl'nMo to Ihp.nrorelnden Prnlnneer nniment on that dnte to.wit. .JuneIlimdK
." >l.trlct the line An,! control of drnln-' 1. lOt\: :: i i
ice ennoments rotnlnod hv Trunteenif numbered, 1 to 7. 'Inclusive,
Intornnl Improv..m.nt'F"n" In Wt. :U. 34. m, 1W to 100. InelnnIve BEEN EXTENDED TO THE 20TH OF
: : LDCI their' fined,: (3) To provide for the 224 tn 2M! inclusive. R71).
debt' service' vane clnMlflontlon of Pl" 411 to 4.tn Inclusive, nil In de- )
i-nHod noverolpnltv lands: ((41 To nomlnnllon of $1000: and Bond THE MONTH INSTEAD OF THE
grant nddltlonnl powers to the Board X"iO In donomlnntlnn of
F of Cnmmiselnners, of Everirlndes f20'i41 : Bond Vn ,177 'In de-
11 PLORIir(4M Drainage District' to establish construct nnmlnnttnn of |H I operate and maintain the ex* No 4.17: In donomlnntlon of p
l lutlncr. or new works of the Ever- fill. ..
111 redeemed f V I -+rP
irlnavs PrMnnie PJntrlot" In the Interest Sel.l hnniVi will he on -
and for the benefit of soil eonnervation .Turn1. 10(0. nt par lye that neerneil -
\\ ri end wnter control as wellis Intcri-nt evldci'ced bv eonpons This change is due to our limited I
for drnlnnce and reclamation of due "" i that dnte, upon presentation
'amis with Everglades:: Pralnnge District with nil siih.inl iiiimntnred, eonponn 'I
(.1) Olvlnir power to the Board thereto nttnched nt the MnnufnctunrB personnel.
\ ) i-i ..f ,"mm'.lon"' of EvorfflndeDralnnire :: I r Trust Company In the. City I I
Pl_trlct tn establish relOiMloh of \i.\y York New >'<>rk, and Intpveetin i
niter modlfr or abolish! sell, bond" "hull conno on nld data I Innd I
i maintenance areas a. described In nil niiipiins maturing thereafter
Soi-tlon 0. f'hapter 1471T Acts cf tl! t. will' 'I" ,'. Your
mil otherwise nmcndln! the prnvls- 'BO.\HlI OK COUNTY: I co-operation will
('fillIl'el(1CERSOttlErllOUER/ ;
Ire < of low relating to maintenance
",* of mild district': ((61) To provide, : ooi'NTY.m be appreciated5BTERCGUNTY
\\r" ,
the of annnnl low. nssesiiments assessments and and collectIons taxes I .t'I.O: tllII..\WOY. Chnlrmnn I I I t

ind for a joint tax sale of delinquent ATTEST:
raxes with the county tax sale and hey It ItAIII"'lnn.'rk\
I for n combination county tax unlerllfieste
'r .- and otherwise Integrating'
y "t I the enforcement and collection! of ELECTRICAL WORK I TELEPHONE &
b I Jlverplados: Drainage District tax Hens
d with county tux liens, and (T1) for
I itlior supplemental and amendatoryeelslntlon :
r Dated March relating 241. IMS.tn sold district I II P. P. EVANS TELEGRAPH COMPANY

I Boar of CommUidoners of iM
F\errliulr Drnlnnit* District
Mineral Pigments ( ) Chairman 'I 11'ZlV{\ fK ![w MMMB rf.YrroLMYJa[ gw S
Attest K. :M. THHOPP,

Extenders and Fillers -. Secretary- ..

Abound in Florida .---'-

1 1 Florida where nature has been ,
;+ .
generous, is rich in deposits of Gilbert TheatreSUNDAY {:;'lf't
others and limonitic clays,essentialin -- :\fy !;.Q;?y

the production of paints. Here,

too, are large quantities of high & MONDAY f hIf

calcium limestone, silica sand and

1 diatomite, valuable as extendersand
This Is the Army"IN
fillers. These deposits are

1 usually close to Florida's ocher and TECHNICOLOR [ !

limonitic clays, sometimes being

available in the same pit Akoi Thin Is America, "On Guard"

Amlrrii Show LATE NEWS t

I that Florida's ochers and hmo DISNEY CARTOON '(
nitic clays are entirely suitable for l

the production of paints.

that these deposits are easy to FRIDAY & SATURDAY


that processing in many instances "Raiders of gyp'

involves nothing more than .

washing, screening out coarse particles
and drying. Hammer mills Sunset Pass"with

and jaw crushers handle the rest

Top soil over the deposits is easy -

that a ready domestic market .

exists for such paints as would beproduced. .

E. BROWNla I II 1 \

? that conditions of labor, trans I .
portation and future prospects are -

right "Casanova InBurlesque" .
noBDAi noomui oral tiros i II ,

pucz tuBUFAcmnc OF Pill?. I "When this war is all over, Judge there win called it'an almost unparalleled example of .
lot hitiMf Information write the ladu triAl books written the overnight conversion of an entire indus-
I Dmlopmmt Department, Florida Pow<< be some mighty interesting I
A Light ConpMy. Miami v cn4R1a1M k about it. Expect we'll learn a lot of thingswe try from peace! td while He also said not so "
Meet NEWS and HEADLINER didn't know before." many months a gq speaking about synthetic

Yes. Fred when the record is finally rubber 'It is fair to rei>*H the rub ier

u4 iv c.YM TOur written we'll realize what a gigantic manufactured to date as being ai.... 1 V ooiely :
Coming operation this war really was and how the product of the beverage distilling indus

... important to final victory many factors try./That's the type of thing have in mind

indicate that "JAMIE""DESTJNATIN really were." the way great American industries at ; ....
bmatigatioiu the TOKYO" "Take for example just one industry. home cooperated to help our brave fightingmen .., "'
Ir the profit possibilities ARE"SMILING" Few people realize the importance of the abroad." / s
manufacture of paint in Florida "IRISH EYES great work done by the beverage distillers "I see what you mean Judge..a com

merits your careful and I./111'- "THE ADVENTURES OP, I during the war.-4\ high government& official plete history of American teamwork." .' ,
mediate JonfOgatioa.
0 ,MARK '
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TMt WTHE ..,.....,.;, airyb ,,-.,AWd N...." IederfvW 111I "b







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'Y. Notice Is hereby given that I will I Notice li hereby given that I will Notice la hereby given that I will 1
Introduce a Bill In tbe 11)43 Srsnluunf I introduce a Bill In the 1043 Session Introduce a Hill In the 1043! session
the Florida Legislature providingfor of the Florida Legislature fixing the of the FloridA Legislature ratifying
all real estate, owned by tbe i-i'iiiiwunntluii nf the munihpri or tbe confirming and vnllilntlng the Issunnce
Masonic Fraternal Organization itm.l llnnril ot 1'uhllc Instruction of Okwrhnliee of ISUMifl: '' Interest hearing Time Warrants
........, he exempt from all taxes and asiens- County, Florida, providing the I by the City Council of the ]I
( menu and authorizing tbe cancellation time of payment' and repealing all City of Okecchobee., Florida, for the
of any taxes and assignments laws In conflict wltb the provisions I purpose of making emergency repairs
).! siilil to the water svstom of acid city Ir
now outstanding against pro|>- "i.l said Bill
ert y. W. J. IlENDnr, Just Received

. 1"'r W. J. UENDIli.Representative. W. I.Representative_IIENDRT._a I,, NOTICE Ueprcicntnllve I ]r

| Notice li hereby given that I :I
: hall Introduce a bill at the session<<
From where I sit Joe Marsh
.&y ]
I of the 1945 Florida Legislature providing Large Shipment oft

| that the turn of $11,000 of

Race Track Revenue, or other revenue -

\ Lud Denny Solves I substituted therefor, allocated I ]I

i to Okeechobee County shall Jje distributed -

the Locust Problem direct to the Board of Public

Instruction of said county by the ]t
Lud Denny may not be much of From where I sit,that's event j I proper state officials; and providing

a farmer, but most folks allow philosophy-applied to people I the manner In which said funds

he' pretty smart at solving Just as much as locust trees.You f shall be used by said Board of Pub-

other people's problems. LIke cant always change folks to lie Instruction. ]l .. ._ _._ .. ,, ,
..--- -' "'IP' I'Al --
Blake's locusts.
Alvin your way of thinking-some W. J. HENDRY, :)

For years Alvin baa been trying may prefer beer to buttermilk RepresentativeNOTICE

or a double harness to single .. .
a ]
to get rid of a grove of locusts. - l I
one-but can get to like
They aren't using up any
Notice Is that I will includes Useful Items for Home
hereby given
them (If you take the trouble). many your ,
land but they Alvin.
good annoy 'Introduce a Bill In the 1941: session
time he cuts them down first know of the Florida Legislature fixing the
Every And thing you the compensation of the Hoard of County ] including
up they shoot again. little differences don't matter.8oe Commissioners of Okeechobee Cunty, l
Florida providing the time and method
"What'll I do about them loeustaT of payment and repealing all laws
Alvin asks Lud. i In conflict with said' mil.

If you can't get rid of 'em,"Well" says w. j. nENnnr.Representative ]l BEDROOM SUITES, priced from $89.50 to $179.00

Lud, Td say you better get to 1 NOTICE --

like 'em.- Notlre Is hereby given that I will C INNER SPRING MATTRESSES
Introduce a Bill In the IMS aesslon I
of the Florida Legislature author :
No. JlO 0Sene.. Colpyrijhi,194$, tlmi .J.tlalM B-1 Fawdasf m Icing the Hoard of County Commissioners I
to execute and deliver deeds of .
-- -- --- ----
conveyances, to former owners of
real property now owned by said ,
County of Okeechohee by virtue of Electric HOT PLATES I
WE WISH TO TAKE the provisions of Chapter 20722. Lawsof I I
Florida Acts of 1041 ss amended ..
THIS OPPORTUNITY hy Chapter 22070. Lnws of Florida.
Acts of 1043. where such owner makes CEDAR CHESTS 'i
to thank the application showing that such property
was the homestead of said applicant
At the time title reverted to CHIFFOR ROBES \
the County, or that said property i ,
Cattlemenand was afisensed, and taxes extended,
upon the Tax Rolls nf said County,
and taxes paid for all rears subse- Large variety of OCCASIONAL CHAIRS, reduced from
fluent to any year for which R Tax
(',,'I"rAte .,as 'usued for the pnnpavment '
of taxes, and said former $14.95 to $6.95 rMather
General Public owner has acted In goad: faith and
had no knowledge of any certificate
outstanding- until after said property ,
had reverted to the County; providingfor '
J for the reasonable charges to he assessed _
hv the County Commissioners for the
SPLENDID SUPPORT Issuance nt such deed and when such I I IRoy
applications are to he considered.

afforded our I W. J. TIEXimY.Representative.. Furniture Co.


Pursuant to Section' 1.1: (I II. Chapter
20 : at Okeechobee, Florida and Section 07. t:Ion I"""r 11717 Lawn : .
of llorlda, Acts of l')31! ns amended|
liv Section 11. Chapter 20(1.18.(: I.HWS nf I
SALES HELD PROMPTLY AT Florid, Acts of 1W1. and nl.o ""..
scant to Section 4. Chnfir 2d7.'JLaws Phone 44
l 2 P. M. EACH THURSDAY of Florid A''i of 11141 us '
amended hv Section 11 Chapter 22i'7r FLORIDA
i Lnws of Florida. Af. of VIII and
We will extend Every Effort to merit "cctlon 44. Chapter ."722. laws nl
I"'or"'o.rh' of 1011 ... ntti'Miilod hf I
Your continued patronage :
Acts of 1013 the following
J dcicrll "1 limits In OUoechohee County,\
- COL. A. L. McNURLEN Auctioneer FlnHilH'nwit:
8Hot NE14 of MVM SPI!. 20. .r J:, '
Twp T7, Kge. !3L I .
OWNED AND: Oi'ERVTED BY ---- -- -- ---- ---
Lot S r,1I'Iollth.rn' Pines S/T
RH' of \wij of xntf. Sec. 2i), I.
Tot|;. .'!7 Use. SI:
Burdick! & Carson Inc. Lots 1 to 20 Inc., Blk. 2<1. NorthWest 1 I
'oMIflon i
Lots 8 moil 0, Blk. 37 CIty of ***!&& & l feMltisKss
Okeechobee.Lot I I M
13 nik. Mil City of Okee- FwSf
---- -- -- '
-- .. cholieo<< Gmrerr
n Will he ofli-rcil' for siile) at public Rresairt k
outcry for tin- highest nut l ncet rAR b
old anlilect to fie rls-ht of the llonrd, I
\ of Cr.iinilsnl MUMS, of rveralttd Drain. .
net D'strli t u i "- Ilnnrd nf iV.iinlvri
_, ", .
>iniiiiM.lni>erx r Okeerhohee iin'vFlurM.i
: to reliv-r any and all I.Ids. nt ,
the ronrthonni. lieglnnlnir it 10'flul: )
o'clock A.l1. on the 10th day of EL\ r1
April ISIS! Easement for drainage I
and reclamation and road purposes
will be reserved and
fifty I.r'elll'M'f
Mike and Tony are too young to remember ( ) ) of all oil gas nnd mineral
'I' rights will also be "sprYel.ROA1I' .
their father. : OK COMMISSIONER!'

I Joe died in Africa, at Kasserine Pass, in a i i DISTRICT nr"1BOAII l r

j battle that already seems long, long ago ) OF OF COUNTY OTI: M'IIO COM.MISMOXEHU .

Died for his country though Joe might ;, Vr Clerk ROY of R.the RAl'LEitSOX.Circuit; Court of

have put it differently. What America meant I as Okeechohee agent for County.mild. Boards Florida,

to Joe was mostly Mike and Tony : the oppor- I By Sophronla Peas Deputy. Clerk ,

tunity it meant for his kids. NOTICE I i
Okeechobee Connty Florida iI

A college education. A real start in the NOTICE IS HEREBY March GIVEN Ifl, IMS.that iI I

pursuant to Section 0 of Chapter I
world and freedom to in.
grow 1"-1J6. Laws of Florida. Acts of 1937.
have it! known ss the MI'RPIIY ACT. and In
And they're going to
I pursuance of Chanter !know saws of
Florida. Acts of 1M41. as the
TRICT ACT, the following' described
them. They're the safest investment on earth. ; IAn[District,I. situated In Okeechohee In Everglades County.Drainage Florida

will be offei. .1 for sale at public
In less than ten years now, I'll have FOUR I outcry hid. subject for the to the highest/ right and of the best Trustees rash A /lMb IN POINTThe ,

dollars for every THREE I put in. That's as I of the Internal Improvement1 Fund I
1 and of the Board of Commissioners of
33 % raise That will Everglades Drainage District to reject
good as a pay money any and 'all bids, at the Courthouse Seaboard Railway has claimed for resources of the territory. These efforts
educate the kids to establish ,hoirlnnlng at 10:00: o'c'nrk' A. M. on the
go a long way lath day of April 1943.! Aa to all itself the distinction of being a builder have been abundantly rewarded. Several

them in life the way Joe wanted. lands, municipality outside the, corporate as of this limits date oran wherever we serve. Our friendspatronsof large mills have been located in our territory

And it's comforting to know the money's f three-fourths title to one half of other of all minerals petrollum, will anti the Railway-have been gracious in in'recent years and others will no

THERE, if I need it-against any emergencythat he net reserved Improvement hv Tnisi Fund>i'*; ."If' the lands Inter are confirming that claim.A doubt be built! in the future.

I within said corporate limits as of in point is the Seaboard's Many other enterprises industrialand
may come. I IIf this dnte the ,,".nollnn*applle., but case con new ,
privilege to explore mine and develop tribution to recent developments in the agricultural, have been brought in as
will be conducted on and ender -
Joe did his part for our children. I'm go- lands only with the consent <* pulp and paper industry of the South. a result of the Seaboard's cooperationwith
Easement for
the surface
ing to do mine. I'm" keeping my War Bonds road right of way: 200 feet wide will For many years, this has been a major local communities. The Railwayis
be reserved by Raid Trustees frou
-and buying as many new.ones as I can. any parcel through which there Is soexisting project with our Industrial Department. continuously on the alert for every
state road and easement for
drainage and reclamation and for As far back as the 1920's, detailed surveys opportunity to aid in improving the eco

KEEP FAITH WITH OUR FIGHTERSBUY Board road purposes of Commissioners will be reserved of Everglades: by the were made of the best locations for pulp nomic lot of its territory.

WAR BONDS FOR KEEPS Drainage 8 10 ft District.of Lot S, Blk. T, South and paper mills, and the cooperation of And so we say with justifiable pride I

Okeechobee the local enlisted in our efforts "A builder wherever "
Lot 1, Blk. A, Wright's Second people was we serve.

Addition.BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS to develop the pulp and paper



I for Trustees of the Internal Im.provemenl .
Fund and for Boardof
OFFICERS I Commissioners of Everglades ,
Drainage District Okeechobee
C. H. McNULTY. President County, Florida. aLL ,
.." N. BAT CARROLL, VIct-Prss. R.:MESERVB: : : Vle.-Prs RAILWAY
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B. Xeee" J. M. Bo, Sr. J. O. Pearce Allen Mtrkhsm

:..,.: I I I E. M. Hsisrrs C. H. McNultjr N. Bay Carroll C

Phone 15 Buy Mon WAR BOND .

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Hard and cruel have been the lives of And remember, these pitiful children -

young ones in war-torn countries. Children today will be our proud partners of tomor. What YOU Can Do!

like theso-30 million of them-are hungry, row in keeping the permanent peace we are

homeless, nearly naked. Deaths from ex. fighting for I Isn't their everlasting friend. I Get together all the serviceable used lummer and winter
clothing you can spare. This includes Men's, women's,
often deaths from ship worth clothing?
posure are as many as your spare
children's,and infant wear,and shoes.Overcoats,topcoats,
starvation. Tuberculosis and typhus run America must help clothe:: about 125 mil. suits, dresses, shirts, skirts, jackets, pants, work'clothes,
rampant among them. ,lion men, women, and children in Europe gloves, underwear, sleeping garments, robes, sweaters, I
shawls, and all knit goods.Also blankets, bedclothes. I
Never will their brave hearts forget the alone.This month,America must collect 150 .
million pounds of serviceable used clothingto 2 Take your contribution to your Local COLLECTION I
horrors of war. Never will their grateful I
DEPOT note or arrange to have your LOCAL COMMITTEE
take care of part of their needs. I
hearts forget your gift of the clothing:: they so collect it before April 30th.
sorely need-clothing which now hangs un. Some of that clothing must be yours-as
3 Support your Local Committee not only with your cloth. .'
used in your closet-or reposes forgotten in much as you can spare. jag contribution but also with your time,effort,and energy.<<
your attic Will you do your share today?




Overseas War Relief HENRY J. KAISER, National chairman t

APRIL I lo 30

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