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: December 14, 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 31-Number 25 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, December 14, 1945 Price Five Cents

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of Service Menthe I II I a GAME MONDVY. NIGHT For Wade SnellTo'Be I II The ORS Okeechobee SUNDAY section AFTERNOON of the Arranged Interesting Programs .

World ..Over; The Okeechobee Rotary Club defeated I Sun.. t21 Lake Okeechobee Commercial Fish- For Their Members' Christmas

'rm"n held a meeting at the courthouse
I the Okeechobee Lions Clubin I' ,
I. afternoon for the -
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Jackson Davis hex returned, to his I a football game played on the FuneralerVices,i wilt lid condoetedSunday pur'posi of electing' a 'board of di- All churches in Okeechobee will

home here after spending the post high school! gtvund Monday night afternoon at 2 o'clock at actors 'tb* cooperat'e" With the dl. ,THE ... GADFLYBy : celebrate the Christmas season with

three years In the army. He spent I by a score of 26 to 0. The proceedsof (ho.b"ire{ MetbodjstVhujch.'herf: \ : for lectors frtrrf the other section. 6T special services, programs cantatas
: the fund for In-: the I MMUORlg! B. WALLACE .
seventeen months overseas theft games go'to WAde Smell, who the lake, Trustees elected at We and 'trees for the children,

building bleachers for the football. Monroe Hospital at Ocala Wednes meeting were W. .' Hendry Gilbert r Christmas is a nostalgic time for .
The METHbb'lST: church
who remember, back
hero. those of un
Jtrrjr Anderson returned to his field day afternoon following an auto CulbrctH and Van Llghtsev'A pre'sen't" Christmas cantata
will ,
tiny or mote to our: secure
home In Okeechobee this week after The Rotary team will play the mobile\ accident near there Monday meeting df all the members of \ uncomplicatedchildhoodbeforethe -jeans I "The h'olr o'f Bethlchen", 'by Noel
having been discharged from the American, Legion team on the night. After the funeral services I this association han been' called to Benson and ElIth'( nford Tillotson:
of the We
array. He .pent three years In the ,ihool grounds on Monday nightluiimninK here the body will be shipped tobin meet at the City Hall in Belle ;! .turn century. wgralucky will> ', ; :Sunday afternoon December 23:

I'a.lfl. at 8 o'clock No .dml nien> old Home at .. ?atlrk, Alabama I Glade Siyklay afternooon December I klVtProbably thee( 'I.!
never again be a period in American W. Coney, Jr., Is the choir leader
is charged but a collection is taken for, burial 16 at :T o'clock All personi interested "and' Mrs. J. It. McCranls
life so free from fear when the
biro Morris Barnett received a lit the games.Conners. are invited to; attend. j will '
Mr. and Mrs. Snelt and Carl Ih'll1g'U so easy and simple; par. ganlst.:. A collection be taken. .
Utter week from her husband -I'
this -- -
Dunn were returning to Oktecholut ('nt. seemed; to have no difficult for the organ fund. '

who Phllllplnes.Is serving with lIe has the army recentk In'th Field to !Mondy night from Tallaha\ ,.ce Sale of Christmas; problems htlp In ,the house was The. CHChCH 0> GOD vlll.presient

where they had been to attend a paid the munificent! turn of $,00 a special program at 7:00: o'clockIn
the rank of T-4 "
been promoted to Music) Recital at the Florida State '! a week children grew up in an atmosphere I the evening: of the 23rd,; with

.ergeant and transferred from Lu- Be Abandoned on Cnllope! for Women when a front Seals Here Shows' of safety and happiness :Mrs Louise Cochran and Mrs. Myr-
lOll to Manilla, t tutbliw out turning the nr over almost entirely! lost today Wan tic King In charge. Special. music

December 20th und injuring Mr. Snell around thei I A Good Increase I and panics and l political upheaval will be under the direction of Mr,
I tmmy Evans, who is In the
hind and lAter examination proved and financial Insecurity and the and Mrs. Ilargraves of Tt. Pierce,

Is expected to arrive bore that his neck was biokcn The other I I -. I weight of world troubles have inevitably who have recently moved to this locality .
Christmas with his I I
ii spend Official not c., ha' I cm received; occupants of the car were not hurt. I I flu onmittca in charge of the affected the children of the from Texas, and who'are accomplished .
' of the mai'tnatmn; of ('minors Fieldon After the wreck Mr. Snell wns ( liilstmas Seal cafe is greatly encouraged I poet several l decade.; back In the musicians ,There nlll be

the 20th of December: and the carried to the Monroe Men orlal by the Increasing response DO's we were In a warm little Island candy for the children.

', -, mons returned to his men Who have cllmprl..d the crash Hospital at Ocala where he \lived I to their request for prompt action of Isolation here I In America, I The CHURCH\ OF TilE BRETHREN' .

wick after spending the crews have received their separation until 2i20: Wednesday afternoon, 1 by those to whom the seals were and nothing troubled us in the 1 will have a pageant "White

ins in the army, most I papers ax of that date when he pasted aWAY. A number 'mailed. Many names are added today least Everybody seemed to make a ''I Gifts for the King" by Erma Tubbt

t 11111<' was spent in Xng1 I II 0. 0. Wallace anil Lawrence of people from here went to Ocala 1 I to the Hit of those who have I I comfortable living- suppose there Cannon In the evening of the Sunday .

I I i I I mope. I Stewart were informed that they to aee and be with him sent In their donations. Much interest i was extreme poverty in those days, before Christmas Day Thll

I were eligible for transfer to Hen- 'I Is being shown In the visit of I but we knew nothing about It, and pageant features all the old familiar .

Wade Snell was born at Ozark, which will took as children do, the world about and loved Christmas carols, and
the mobile unit
I'"irce' who has been drieks Field on the basis of veterans' X-ray I
Ala October 9 1868, and lived
t the Naval Base at Ft status and length of service. visit Okeechobee early In January,I us as we found It, and It was a each person attending Is asked to

._-.v, arrived here this weekand The other men have 80 days In lIy there to until Okeechobee he: moved In with 1932 his and fame blame I I an announced last week, and although -I good and beautiful world. I bring nation a wrapped gift suitable in white for relief paper.do.

It will\ probably not help
will spend the hrlatmas holidays which to apply for transfer to some
connected with the Hunt flow should we know of any problems : The SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST:
other branch of the 'service I much in chest "expansion", as a
with his >IIl'ents.fr.! and If theyso
1 Brothers, wholey'e: and retail gro- beyond those of our own self- church will hold Its special Christmas .
Mrs. Austin Piano and family. lie desire. Although Hcndrlcks Field typographical slip stated, It will be
ers which place he held at theme centered little lives There were services Thursday night, December .
will report to tin :Natal; M"ton: at will also be ten porarily Inactivatedon available for cheat examination of'all
of his death. He Is survived newspapers, of course, but we didn't 20 at 730 o'clock. A long
New Oiliini in DCCLK.ber 29. Di'cen lar JO, it will require some over fifteen years of age who
by his widow and one daughter, read them-they were grownup'sproperty and scripture service entitled "The
.- weeks to close the field and a skelI".11 : apply for It. It should be emphasIlzed -
lisa Sylvia Snell\ who Is a itudent except for the meager Star of Bethlehem" will\ be present
that this examination Is not
force will be retained there, t '
Local Were at the Florida State College for "comics" on Sunday morning. There ed. The children of the church
Boys ( onnojs Fluid since Its formal only for those who have reason to
Women Tallahassee and two were no radios to roll the
at up serene school will make up a bountiful
fear that TB be found In thoitxvstems
opening on June 12, 1044 has established may
others and two sisters at Ozark air with accounts of misery and basket to be given to a needy fame
but that It Is equally Important
Picked Indian a fine record of safety and
on laban,a.Funeral. I coming/ world-wide unrest and hor ily.
-innehtn i the crews went to that everyone, sick or well
arrangements are In ror. Airplanes which have mado the Thp combined choirs of the FIRST
I \\ 01 k. the field was in a sad condition I bhould have such a chest examination
River Star Team of neglect. Strenuous work charge of Yates Funeral Home of at least once a year, in order people of the whole world neighbors BAPTIST church will present a

Fort Pierce."Mr. I and enemies, were not even Christmas program of choruses,
that the beginnings of the disease
\F .. mowing, raking, filling In washout wry
r dreamed of. Our circle of life was quaitets, duets and solos taken
be \ and there.
repabing "exlstinj nuty discoveied
buildings' andlighting "
:.' Ir''Ho"a\'d'Dra + a small one, circumscribed by the from two cantatas at the night
The Annual Foothnll Banquet for systi-ms; was necessary: and ort t\ated7Ptom1"t ser-
1 last week for W. Palm Beach dl\h\\ distance a hoiie"'anlT'bUMy1"foTinr t r nrtlay Deremter-eer.aal.. __ __ ,
the members of the Okeechobee the men fell to with enthusiasm to
week for West Palm Beach The following citizens have answered travel or a street car, or the very Marjorie Coker li director and Mrs
High School Football bovs will beheld mAke one of the finest small fields
he has accepted a position with the the call for funds this punt occasional train trip to the summer Minnie Donaldson accompanist. Directly .
at the Hotel GrillMonday In the state. '
Southland Eastern Air Lines. week: F. W. Zander, Lorena Pearce, resort for vacation-time. after the musical ,
night beginning at : The first B-17 .
7:30.1 for
!Morris Lofton, Lester Hilhard, Dorothy Into this tight little circle of the children will have their Christmas .
Several Interesting: talks are sched landing and takeoff
practicetested Mrs John G. Reid of Boston, McCain H. L. Elledge V. J. safety and peace Christmas burst tree in the vestibule.The .

uled on the program. onto the field on July 8rd, Ma.> .., arrived In Okeechobee last II Domer, L. M. Raulerson, Jr., Kath- like. a gorgeous bombshell of de. PRIMITIVE BAPTIST church
and from that time I
on the field
Coach Terrln announced this week week and will spend the Christmas Leen !McCarthy C. S. Cornelius, E. light. It always seemed to be a will hold pre-Christmas services on

that Dozier Clements, senior and was busy. Three Forts and many holidays here with her son-in-law J. Wilson Curtis Wright, W. R.Sommers. White Christmas, with the clean Saturday December 22, and on Sun-
smaller planes In
stir end on the local team for the minor crashes, and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. M Meserve ($5.00), snows of Xew England making a day the 23rd, both services to be.

past three years had been picked the were saved from serious results by Williamson. After Christmas Mrs. Harold McLaughlin, B. C. Swain, fairyland of our neighborhood. We gin at eleven In the morning.

on the All Indian River Conference wonderfully prompt and trained Reid will go to St. Petersburg Albert Beika, Joe Bonglovanni sang the old Christmas carols lustily

Team and made the third All State response of the crash crews, who where Ihe111 spend the remalnedsr C$300), H. H. ,Raulerson, R. E. in school and Sunday school twinkling candles were lovely. We

Tart, never failed to be on the spot in of the winter. Padgett, Henry Walker E. W. and at home; always the entire trimmed the tree on Christmas Eve,
record .
Consequently, combined Knight E. H. Harrington, Alice house from attic to cellar, was hung up our stockings, and were
Qaynes Williams was picked on as a result of good luck and vas repaid a hundred-fold by the .
Bass Bessie Alderman, J. L. Barber
decorated with holly and greens put to convinced that w.couldn't .
the Second Indian River Conference excellent work by the crews, there friendship of the men to whom they
Leo Bonner R. A
and red bells and ropes of tinsel; possibly sleep a wink. But
Tsam. has been no major disaster on the offered a sincere welcome to the I
David W. Caasel H. G. Culbreath
there were exciting packages in the we did.
field. I
The Okeechobee boys showed field. S, J. Davie, Clyde R Durrance, Lot. top of mother's closet which we In the dawn's early light we
The field acquired The Okeechobee who have
a control men
much promise under the directionof tie Raulerson, Henry Reichart Law were honor-bound not to examine sneaked down to get our stockings
tower through the kindness of been with the field crews from the
Coach Perrin during the past certain rence Stewart, Irene Watford C.M. and didn't; smells came from the and went back to bed to oh and ah
business men, who donated the beginning are Ernest J. T. Coker
Mason and they are looking forward Williams, Frank Williamson, C.Winkler kitchen which were tantalizing be. over the contents. And to eat the
tower built by them for aircraft Marvin L. Mobley, Phanron O'Ban-
to a much Improved team for : and Nathan Zelmcnovltz, yond words, but Maria chased us orange which, as a very special
warning service; this tower was non, Lawrence E Stewart and William
next ye.?. out in a hurry if we tried to get treat Santa had stuffed Into each
moved to the field erected again F. Walker. Rudy E. Alderman
---- I advance information as to their toe. The tree was never lighted un.
and equipped end the first nigh was a charter member of the organization '
VSOV ELECT OFFICERS STANDARD OIL INVESTS source; the Sunday school programhad til after breakfast and it was a
lanading practice was held on No. and also Leslie L. Rau.
AND ANNOUNCE CHRISTM\S THOCS\\D DOLLARS IN ui in a tizzy for weeks as we regular ceremony, with father doing
veinber 28th. lerson, but both left on a leave-
P.RTYT THEIR lULL VICTORY LOAN BOND HERE practiced our parts--and the huge the touchy business of Illuminating
No account of Connors Field without-pay basis when work became
activities tree complete with Santa Claus, the tree without burning it down,
would be complete without slack, to accept other jobs
At the annual election of officers I The Okeechobee County quota in which followed our program, gaveus while we danced around and sang
word Harry R. Lamb and Ed Raulerson I
a concerning Its social !
held at the hall on Tuesday night sign i the Victory Loan Drive Is nearer the first of our Christmas gifts- and nearly went wild with Impatience .
took their places. The men have
ficance to the pilots and crews of
the following officers were electedto fulfillment today due to the subscription for it was always held a day or .

head the local lodge of Masons army planes, and other planes makIng constituted a smoothly operating of $1,000 by Standard Oil two before Christmas so that And the presents) How they man
personnel with the develop
for the coming year emergency landings. G. 0. Wai group Company (Ky.). I Christmas Eve and Christmas Day aged It I don't know, but I can't
ment of an ..utstandinafield and
John Swain Worshipful Master.P. lace, inspector In charge, known S. R. Ralfsnidcr the company's could be enjoyed at home. remember ever being disappointedIn
record to their credit, under
far and wide "PoP", and Mrs safety .
P. Evans, Senior Warden.H. as local agent, entered the subscription I Trin mlng our own tree was the a tingle expressed Christmas
the efficient leadership of G. 0.
H, Raulerson Junior Warden. Wallace, "Mom" to. large company for Standard Oil and received high point of our fun. Down from wish What I- I-wanted was there, and
R. B! Meserve, Secretary. of flying men from all over expressions of appreciation from the attic came boxes and boxes of much that I had not even thoughtto
Okeechobee had, through Connors
II. Hancock, Treasurer the nation, have held a continuous the committee I wonderful balls and trimmings Im- ask for. Usually after openingmy
Field, a very real and tangible partin
S. R. Raifsnlder was elected open house at their trailer home, Mr. Raifsnlder, well known in this ported from Germany, and boxes of packages, I sat down and wept
the Its bondbuyingrecord
Trustee for a three year term and entertaining literally\ hundreds omen comnunlty, stated that the actionof little twisted gaily-colored candles from sheer excitement and joy, and
and the service of Its
will serve with W. J. Hendry and stoppng at the field for any youngmen. I the Standard Oil Company was and holders which lighted the tree had to be banished to my room to i
will take
Many men a pleas. ,
F F. Burr holdover Trustees. reason. Gallons of coffee and sand. with : taken as an expression of the gen. after every single available Inch of quiet down before dinner. DinnerlAh .
ant of Okeechobee
The lodge announces that a wlches by the bushel \have been dispensed memory uine Interest of the organization In Its branches had been hung with ne-that dinner! We hadn't
them to the four corners of the nation -
Christmas tree and party will beheld to the grateful men who In their return to civilian life. the success of the Victory Loan something gaudy and gay. It was been told, over the radio, that turkeys .

at the hall hristmas night have used and loved Connors Field. Drive In Okeechobee County and In unbelieveably beautiful. Electric were scarce and expensive)
It has been fascinating and
a pro
and that all Masons and their wives This was the contribution of Pop Continued from
ductive In local the State. I lights are safer, no doubt, but those ( page 2))
are invited. tand Mom to the war effort, and era our


Cedar Chests Scooters Vn
Tennis Rackets and Balls Bibles

XMASGIFTS Softball Bats Clothes Hampers Doll Beds Dolls Dogs Ducks GILBERT

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Jackspony t... I'

Sets Dishes Hot Plates -- Iii

Rockers Wheelbarrows

Radio Batteries Gliders High Chairs COMPANYStrollers

Churns Baby Carriages Child's Table & Chair Sets

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PRESIDENT: OF At'DUBON 'porting the wounded American sailors a.. M...."...
Rotarians Again cfus
SOCIETY INSPECTS BIRD I to the port where they were hccdtnbcc BRING YOUR
ROOKERIES IN THIS AREA ; able to depart for Australia. Explaining F. L. PORTER, D.S.C.

Will Send Xmas i that some parts of tht Published every Fridy Vf *. Printing Needs FOOT SPECIALIST
President John Baker of the National motion picture wert fictional bt Okttchobtt News Cat Oktaaht+
Dee, Okee.hob.. e....,. FlarM TOOkeechobee CHIROPODIST
Boxes to Needy Audubon Society and Elmer said that for the most part It contained '

E Harmes of Sarasota were here no exaggeration and was BRYANT BOWDEN ......... WlUtBnUr4 News Pat Yoar Feet la My Hands '
this week and spent several days fundamentally correct .s to detail. .,
The Rotarians at their meeting looking over the area north of Miami He personally supervised the film .. gee id els as matter Iatl I 204 SaartM TfctalM B14c.
t 1974, at tat Peat Offte .. 0.. -
Tuesday made arrangements to continue In the Everglade and around ing of the picture and was careful b**, ...._.. Deer Act, of Mar. I. Iff* Phon TSS Fort Pttret' ror ,.
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this year the firing el Christ- the lake, ,Inspecting bird rookeries to see; that this \M. to. Although>; .-o'BIosrtftIOM RAT '" 'r ,
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mil baskets, as they lave done and giving atentlon to wild lift he might have rtalUsd a magnificent One Tear II alraat* ................ .- -
from the days,of the ,,ld.,>CrvIUn study,in ejitral sum in the form of royalties IIlr''a! ...,....'........'tM ELECTRICAL WORK -
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from book \$ n".t .," '" .
club, every year. A committee torn- Srntt tat departure of John both.the and till picture,
posed o' .Prof O. Mo..FUJIamt, S. 'forthwood no\ local representative Dictor JVaiseJl ehest to assign the ','i>... .iie' .. ... taal ........ tl
__es : :11... ...',4..._ ae.- M :U*
.. .R. iMnid.r. 7. ;W:. OM .Md tC.-.J3. kas,.Wsm In this.section However, I entire .arnlngs front both to tile ..-.,.,.......,..'4ta/IterM4.. a- p.p. .IVANSHOUSE .
Parkertoa .was appointed by President President BIker stated that just as organization for Navy Relief. teed aeve'ttd.f... jUtlteSM 1'..t.ntar.ss.1.rtM veiltseeetle. _. : CSDQ1o f .PATS warn

JUaUriotl,. to cooperate In.thl. IPAln as stew .art.ng.meno Dan bt At aguest tf Ray onoll D..l fop tel tof trcflt iataa.u .I ; : .tt"t ., /11... '..
.rpe.bt. at a'Mrttot.t
worthy canoe with other orgaalsatio.n midt *nt' er"dl'eet.o" will b. tett o/, Silver Springs, Dr.Wassel; was WIRING &
ID town. Many Rotariaat prtt- here. The arrangements Inclode taken on 01o, f th e clan bottom At-" 11:" .........tile. 4., .tf, M > v .h' "!,11 /C> .O!).+a ,.r 'oobT.k'STsMerry ,;
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ent made cub contributions (.tm.- just'bow eon an attomoblle can bt btats.for.bli, first view of till u. .,. tssltatsd' fey Ja awaaen I .... I Ii.
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diitcly for the baskets tranafrred.ber. for tht4r ese .a1ld dtrwaterair> /Jasd -.nd"t It ,doubtful
Shies Tuesday .U Rotary day, and bow peen swrallablt living ooiidiU If .1\',Sprln,. visitor wan ever i.'" ,

Christmas and ) fW. Yean day fall I .na can bs granted, this neaalig wort tqlhutlastie over tkt .experience -

on Tueidayi this year, there will beto that ''a. houae with two bedroen than )m. In fact,, the. good
Rotary meetings on those two matt be locatedu tile nan 'whom doctor hat 'surd! Jo, hit .shots" and '
daya. Nut Tuesday, the ISth. the they plan to tend bere bs a family. told .vt that when bt .itjirre lion l ChristmasON :

dob will celebrate Chltmu, with aetlv",/duty in the Navy, he plant :

President_ Ksolerson In charge of to make Florida kit home

the program, and there will then bea Too Late To ClassifyBy J!

re/cen until Tuesday, January 8th. : : How boat a. mattiess for youreowt
fe: X. Wllllami, who Wit program KUSSCLL KAY The ,irei...rah laboratory of ""
cbai'nnaa for the netting; tile wfeii, .As secretary-of the Florida Press B. F. Goodrich Robber Company anaa ,. ., 1. -I. "j,. r.'t't :
wa> oat of town, but had asked Prof. Association: It was toy privilegeto .otd menHy the development : 1

Clarence Bowman to peak to the make' the personal acqulntanet Of a manger mattress'that'will' Insure ON BEHA1>' OF THE STOCkHOLDERS, }i
club, Prof. Bowman gave a brief of Dr. C M. (Cspt) Wassell, USNR, tired bovines restful sleep and ,
and enthusiastic account of the whose remarkable experiences were pay for Itself many times over in EMPLOYEES, DIKECTORS AND OFFICERS ii
recreational program which has just brought to the world In the motion Increased milk production.

been darted by the city, and told picture, "The Story of Dr. Waste OF THIS BANK, WE EXTEND TO THE ;

of the plane for future development in which Gary Cooper was starred THE GAD-FLY :
along this line. Instead of waitinguntil Called upon to Introduce the -

plenty of money was available distinguished guest who spoke at (Continued from Page 1) BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS.
the city fathers are Instituting a the annual banquet at Silver that price ceilings were clamped on

parttlme program, which will be Springs, I was In a quandery, won the rest of the meal's Ingredients, ,

expanded as more money for the dering whether I should refer to that things were rationed, that people .
purpose comes in from the special him aa "Captain" or "Doctor" were starving In Europe We .
utilities tax. Waisell. Taking the bull by the ate and ate, In Innocence and safety

The tennis courts have been reclaimed horn, I leaned over and asked the and happiness and, I suppose, In

and are kept in good condition kindly, charming gentleman him selfishness. Still, then as now, every -
by the volunteer work of self. family contributed Christmas

high school boys. The Community With smile on his face and a cheer to less fortunate families. If ,

Center has been used for an average twlnkkle in his eye, he brushed we didn't know about hunger and
of two parties a week, and the away the brass and the gold braid I trouble in the rest of the world, we
young people came In for unstinted with the simple remark "I am an could hardly be blamed for not Okeechobee County Bank

praise from Prof. Bowman for the officer of the United States Navy worrying.
excellence of their behaviour at and still on duty, but I was a I It may not be much fun to be on OFFICERS

these social gatherings: which are doctor FIRST." the shady side of fifty now. But it C. H. McNULTY, President S. H. McDOUGALD, Vlce-Pres.

properly supervised but no less From then on he was "Doctor" was grand to be a child In' the 90's. N. ROT dARROLL, Vlce-Pres. and Cashier
noisy and enjoyable for the chap- Wassel" to me and to the press The scales of fate balance. DIRECTORS

eronagc. group that were fortunate enoughto MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERY.
Equipment is on hand for basketball enjoy his wonderful company HAPPY NEW YEAR.
volley ball and various indoor during the convention and the
games. The young people are organizing better acquainted we became then If you want to know how much

a Tennis Club, which, however -ore we learned to love and admire I the USO and USO-Camp Shows I '--'---"- -.... -----o-_ ...__... _- .. -'- _- -_ '. .. .. .. --:-_.. .. ....-_-
will not confine Its activitiesto this gallant and modest na mean to the homesick service men -

tennis, but will sponsor other tional hero, whose concern for the and women ov.r.eail, Jut ask any I .
teams and ffamp end eontctU;'Injured men In his charge was toi returned soldier, they'll tIll you
membership In the Tennis Club will i great that he was willing to defy and urge you to support the .Nat I
Include contributing members among I Naval Court :Martial and death Itself ional \Var Fund.

the adults and business men of the to stay with them. For theWhole

town as well as active members i I It is not necessary for me to attempt Now you can mend your shoes in GIFTS
Prof. Bowman asked for the support to recount here the famous a Jiffy with a new shoe repair ma-
of all citizens In the recreation of this terlal that Family
story man's exploits, they I I spreads on worn soles
program since young people are going will live In the Nation's: recorded like butter and will outwear the original -
to have fun and to provide It I II I history for all time. Kit gripping leather. The product, knownas jI.t t.:
In a wholesome way and under story, told first In a nationwide Simpson's Wizard Shoe Repair,

aim guidance of the and supervision is the !, broadcast by the President of the will be available at chain stores, .t lc faislj(l our (Customers. aub( lr1WI( $
program. department
l'nlted States stores
i reached additional and shoe shops
President the Raulerson announcedthat millions throughout the world In in a short time. tC1n 1flC1:1n ( hrfotnm0
series of
gamesbeing book form and through the motion

played to raise money for picture which was made by Cecil Buy Christmas Seal .1Ub ltppu, :|Jrapmms srcfu llcar
bleechers save an
at the athletic field had
B. DeMille: at the personal request OKvechohee life
so far resulted in $150, lots of fun, i,01 the Chief Executive. -f -t-t( -t(
and a tie all around in games won
It is fitting Indeed that Dr. -
and lost. The
games will continue
until sore one of the teams is undisputed 'Weasel Is mukng his public appearances GILBERT For Him For Her -
champion.The under the auspices of the II
Rev C. H. :National War Fund, for the service THEATRE Leather Jt-ket Eecon
Eiland, pastor of :: Robes Silk Dresses Rayon Gowns
| to his fellow that is the theme "' .. I
the men .='' = .-= .. ,
Baptist church = =
was a =" =' .. =
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of his personal life story Is simply = I Robe. Belts Coats Toilet Sets I

amplified many thousands of times Sunday and Monday Men's Fitted Cases Shoes Rayon Slips

GIVE HIM hj the service to mankind through I Dec. 18-17 Ties Robes, Quilted

out the world by the agencies supported % Sweaters Robes, Chenille

YEARS Of(FUN Leaning by the against Fund.a table because Ann Baxter & John Hodiak Fortune Shoes"Etchison" Costume Jewelry

(If a crippled leg, the aged doctor In and "No Name" Hats Bedroom Slippers and Mules
'" hold his audience practically spell Men's Toilet Sets Ml Wool Sweaters
anEVINRUDE bound but not with oratory. Although "SUNDAY: DINNER: : FORA Scarfs Rayon Panties

listed on the program as a SOLDIER"
Leather Billfolds
didn'a "speak".
He simply talked to us much as he sews Terry.toon Slacks For the Kiddies -

night have done had he been March of Time

GIFT CERTIFICATE seated in our home. His quiet voice ------..,-.- -- Dolls Train Sets .

.. icemed to have an amazing effect Boats Tea Sets

'in his listeners, you could have Friday and SaturdayDouble Douglas Fir Xmas Trees Invasion Barges ,
a pin drop. Hit simple manner
Feature Program Stuffed Animals
.nasuos of expression and sinceritywere -------------
impressive. Black Boards

.4 Referring to the 42 Injured men NATIONAL: BARN: D.tNCE"with : PRINCE ALBERT in Mb. Tins Little Wagons

under his care most of them 'sur- Doll Cradles
Carton CIGARETTES all kinds
vivors from the USS :Marble-head, Jean Heather I Togs of all kinds

ClTtlhffiflithilhnll" us 'my buddies", the doctor modestly Waste Paper Basket
gave those men the credit for
thit utrer. the easel gift the success of the seemingly hope "MYSTERY: MAN": Glasbake Pie Plates, double See Our Baby Dept :

s to be tbrillinj. less situation and resultant rescue. withHopalong Gifts for the Baby
a An Evinrude Gift He told how many of the Injuredmen Boilers, Percolators, etc.
Certificate says "ruo
ahead t summa owed their lives to the East Cassidy Sofa Pillows Dresses Rattlers
after summer of bip Indian native girl who rave her \ Robe Sets
pr reuesu'oa", Call blood time and again In direct ffewi( Events Cartoon Rubber Sheets
on us we'll bs Fruit Slips Rubber
happy to srringi toEvinmde transfusions of the indomitable Cakes Pants .
Gift Cutiiute > courage of the men themselves who Sweaters
for eulr x*. elected to go on when the odds i

model ton dtlivMy you select ot ,say were overwhelmingly against them. Coming f

scene Vividly on he board described the overcrowded the tragic THE FLAME OF BARBERY i RAULERSON DEPT. STORE !

Dutch ship when it was straffed COAST" 4 WE CLOTHE AND FEED THE FAMILY '
again and again by Jap planes that "THUNDERHEAD":
Phone 10
LaRt!' 't.J'er' came In at mast levels. Ht paid Okeechobee, Fla.
AgentOkeechobee tribute to the gallant British commander I "YOU CAME ALONG": 4fc'

who held his fleeing column
Fla. a.
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Wishing'our Customers and Friends of Okeechobee and vicinitya

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.'=='"==.'.==.'.==...=... ..........==.'.===-...===-.'.==.'.==f. forth, and even for evermore" (Ps II I cnmTillnni-e with Sections 2S3: .12 and Unless such certificate or cer month of January, 19-46, *.nich

I 121: 7, 8)). 2Vni THE. Florida ItOHASEn Statutes is 1941.to pay the tificates shall be redeemed according Is the 7th day of January.! 1946

I !j The lesson-sermon also Includea I ll"prtl.lnjr cost to law, the property de Dated this 13th day of November -
SOCIAL NEWS the following passage from the : Ft'M reserve the scribed In such certificate or cer 1945.
right In retort any and' nil bids I II tificates will be sold to the high (Seal) Mabel P. Raulerson,

IIII ,. ,_. ,. ,, ._. ...._. .. _. .. Christian Science textbook, "Scienceand I I RY OlinEK nf the Trustee Fund of of the the' est bidder at the court house Clerk of the Circuit Court of
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8:': ::E=?;;.33.'.=== SF= == == == ===,'.===;';===;; Key to Scriptures' I Stet of Flnrirln.MILLARI1. ,. door on the first Monday in the Okeechobee County Florida.
by :Mary Baker Eddy: "The F. CAIDWELU -
Trans Tlannery, -who hat spentthe \PTIST MISSIONARY Governor

part two week. here with 71 r. SOCIETY MET divine Mind that made man maintains ATTEST! :
His own Image and likeness. R. ('. Elllnt FM
and Mn. W. H. Ruisell, left Monday Trustees I. I. Fund
; I All that really exists Is the divine
for Fort Lauderdale where he joined Mrs. S. J. Davis entertained the
Mind and :its idea, and in this Mind NOTICE TO CREDITORS I Ir
Iota and St. Petersburg and then Executive Committee of the Baptist -
the entire being Is found harmonious (1933 Prohate Act Sees. 119, 120) I TO THE BUILDERS OF
Till party and went to Miami, Sara Missionary Society Wednesdayevening
and eternal" (p. 151: 23-24, 26- IN THE COURT OF THE COUNTY
to his home In Albany, N. Y.
at her home after the usual ,

Rodman O. (Punk) Wallace, Mrs. prayer meeting service. |I FLORIDA, PROBATE.: .
:Mrs. Davis each
Wallaceand their three children presented mem TINE ARTS CLUB IN REt ESTATE OF
Mrs. ber of the 1945 committee with a RAULERSON OKEECHOBEEIF
were Sunday gucsti of Mr. and ROY RAIFORD ,
gift. The members> surprised their I
G. 0. Wallace at Connors Field. The Fine Arts club met at the Deceased..
able president, :Mrs. 'S. J. Davis, I I ,
Rodman "has received his honorable home of Mrs. J. H. McCranle on TO ALL CREDITORS AND' PER

from the which he with a Rosedale pottery vase, and I SONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS I
discharge navy Wednesday afternoon. YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD, YOU
their secretary Mrs. M. L. Han
served as Quartermaster 3-c on the The home was beautifully and AGONIST SAID ESTATE: I

U.S.S. Achernar In the Pacific. cock, with a box> of Coty's dusting elaborately decorated in the Christ I You and each of you are hereby WILL NEEDCONCRETE
powder as a recognition of their
notified and to I
mas spirit with red flowers, greenery required present any
faithful service during their terms claims and demands which ,
RAtLERSr.lt.tLERSmq and re I i" candles. Mrs. A. J. you I
of office. '''I Boettger, In charge of the either of you, may have against the BLOCKS
Miss Murle Raulerion, of West Mrs. J. E. Cone offered a prayer )I pro estate of Roy Raiford Raulerson I
gram presented ten of familiar
Palm Beach, will become the bride I for the blenings of the past year I s I deceased, late of said county, to th.1 I
and beloved
Christmas carols, ..
of Lt. Connie Warren Raulerson of' and for guidance of the new executive County Judge of Okeechobee County I PORTLAND CEMENT
giving the
history of each one,
Okeechobee at the Methodist i :' committee. I while Mrs. Merle Bartlett played Florida, at his office In the ,

church of Okeechobee, Friday evening The highlight of the evening wasa I: the court house of said County at Okee
music. It
was an impressive and ..
at she o'clock. surprise birthday shower for Mrs. chobee, Florida, within eight calendar STEEL WINDOWS
moving program, with the Christmas -
Although :Miss Raulerson was Nora Bachand, who Is one of the I months from the time of the
and beauty of flower and I
born In Okeechobee the daughter most faithful and unselfish mem-1 first publication of this notice. Each !
music and I
poetry mingled in a subtle ..
of J. W. Raulerson, and Is a distant |I ben of the Okeechobee Baptist harmony. I claim or demand shall be In writing, MASONRY CEMENT

cousin of her fiance, they church. She received many beauti The hostess and shall state the place of residence 1 .
served salad
a course,
had never met until recently, when ful and useful gifts. and post office addrees of the

the lieutenant visited the Memorial After a delightful social hour the cookies adorned and with coffee poinsettias from and a table claimant, and shall be sworn to by I ROCK AND .
hospital In Ft. Pierce where Miss hostess served coffee and cake to the claimant, agent, or attorney,
I candles, to the
following meirbersiMrs.
Raulerson was a nurse. The Instant the following :Mrs. M. L. Klnsaul,) and any such claim or demaand not '
R B. Meserve, Mrs. .
attraction between the young peo- Mrs. Nora Bachand, :Mrs. C. D. Har-l, Bryant so filed shall be void.MABEL ROCK SCREENINGS
Bowden, :Mrs. R. E, Link, Mrs. H.j :
ple will culminate In the Friday! evening den, :Mra.. F. W. Register, :Mrs Leslie j : P. RAULERSON,
i H. Raulerson, Mrs. Merlo Bartlett,
wedding- Raulerson, Mrs. M. L. Hancock, As Administratrix of the
L. M. Raulerson will be Lt. :Rau.lerlon'l Mrs. Albert Davis, Mrs. W. D. I
Mrs Will Rauerson, Mrl. John Estate of Roy Raiford REINFORCING STEELIF
Mrs. James Hancock, Mrs.
best man, and Miss Raulerson Chandler, Mrs. Franklin Walker, Raulerson, deceased

will be attended by her sister, :Mrs. Hamp Conerly, Mrs. Carl Dur- Allen Markham, Miss Kathleen McCarthy First publication November 16, 194S
Mrs. Nathan
.,. Miss Shirley Raulerson. rance, Mrs. G. C. Durrance, Mrs. ZelmenovlU;
,,' guests were Mrs. A. B. MacKinnon, INTERESTED CALL US BY PHONE
No formal Invitations will be Issued Homer Bible, :Mrs. C. M. Williams, NOTICE OF APPLICATION I

but all friends are invited to }!n. C. R. 'Bibb, Mrs. Hugh Chand- Mr. Bill Wallace, and Mrs. Rud FOR TAX DEED

attend. ler, Mrs. J. A. Lowry, Mrs. J. E. olph Zelmenovlti. Notice is hereby given that E.
R. Tin-iel and Annie Tindel, the
-- ---- Cone Mrs F. L. Greene, Mrs. R. J
Tallshimsee Florida holder of the following certifi r
or I E. Padgett, Mrs. Clyde Durrance. November 8th, 1015 cate, has filed said certificate I r' : <' '
and Mrs. J. T. Hancock. NOTICE NOTICE I, I ((f,...) ;): : 1
CLASSIFIED ADSh"HX..c"X I Trustee's of ls the hereby Interim given Improvement that the''' for a tax deed to be Issued thereon j . I
The certificate
numbers and ,
Fund of the of Florida will d'
: .CHRISTUM: SCIENCE CHURCH offer for salo foe competitive bids In years of Issuance, the descriptionof I j
+:+:+:-:+H" TnllnhsMee Florida at 11:00 o'clock .
---- the and the
property, t'THUCTION.
namesIn -I
A. M. December Ifltb. 1045,
I the following
FOR SALE-1 Electric Refrigerator, "God the Preserver of Maa" Is described lands In Okeechobee- which it was assessed are as .1 MATERI4LSCONCRETE

I 1 Kerosene Refrigerator (Servel, the subject of the lesson-sermon County follows: 'PAHo nAr--: 'J.l
Beginning at ""
,. the N. E Corner !
also 26 acres Land, all cleared, on I which will be read In Churches of of Tract No. 24 of the Katie Bar Certificate No. 127, Year of JPj'

Ft. Pierce Rd. this side of overpass. Christ, Scientist, throughout the 1.survey Page as 31, recorded Record of In Okewhobee Plat Book Issuance 1943.Description .

Has water and electricity. Phone 83. world on Sunday, December 1C. County R. Florida) and run thence of property: Lot I BLOCKS MANUFACTURED TO
88 degrees 3(1( min. E. 0869
feet 1, Block 9, Railroad Addition.
The Golden Text, Is: "The Lord thence 8. ,13 degree 46 min W. .
blessings shall thee from all evils 1075.4 ft. thence N. M degrees 8(1( I Name In which assessed: Ed. FEDERAL AND STATE SPECIFICATIONS
Reflect preserve
upon your mIn. 't811.8 ft, thence N. 27 de- I German
of which every man has many, he shall preserve thy soul) The frees 58 min. E. 0304 ft. to Point I
of BertnnlnA' containing /.St> I All of said property being In
not on your past misfortunes, of I Lord shall preserve thy going out acres. In Section. 8 and 17. TownTHISINOTICE ,the County of Okeechobee, State

which all men have lom.-Dlclun and thy coming In from this time IS nPCBLISHED In of Florida. I -- -- -- ------




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Old Saint Nick 1 I NOTICE t wwsysys 't(" t( t( tt<<< : Notice Is hreby given that I will
I -' not be respon, lble for any debts or
By NELL D. KERR obligation. which my former wife,
Clara Tripp,may Incur.
Good old Saint Nick, what a jolly old man, Dated at Okuechobea this Oth day

.,The father of all throughout the land; of November, 1945 PLASTIC BAGS at OPA Prices
Whose heart takes in the whole world

And remembers with gifts each boy and girl. NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR ,
Brimful of love for all manknid, Notice is hereby given that B.
Goodwill in the twinkle of his eye we find. C. Swain, the holder of the following "
certificate, has filed said
Every twist of his head, every step of his foot certificate for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certificate .. ', .
Brings peace to our homes and fun toboot.
number and year of Issuance,
the description of the property,
;: I wish there were more Saint Nicks, I do; and the name In which It was
assessed are as follows: .
But methinks he's inside of and '. "
me you, Certificate No. 104, Year of .
'Just waiting to awake in us each day Issuance 1913.DescrIption.

]: From the kindly things we do and say. I' ,Bk.! 76, City of of Okeechobee.property: Lot 7, "

\ Name In which assessed: Unknown Plenty of

Doii't you think it would be a lot of fun, '
All of said property being In
j! If each and every single one the County of Okeechobee, State

In every city and state and land .. of Florida. t ." Holiday.Goods
such certificate or c 'r.
"' Would turn into this jolly old man, tlfleates shall be redeemed '!It. '
i tti'And cording to law, the property described :
; In such certificate or.Cer I" s
make the Christmas-so happy and "J TLp c7rJ rpd i
{ ; gayCome tlficates 4
will be sold to the:ilah- .
.' not just once but every day? est bidder at the court house
door on the first Monday in the
:Then the of FORTY-SIX
year month of January, 1946, whichis
:. ;'We'd fill 'up' the \tol'lddth Old Saint Nicks. the 7th day of January, 1946.
I Dated this 19th day of November
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r-- -- -. (Seal) Mabel p Raulerson,
This Is America1mq4T Clerk of the Circuit Court of .
Okeechobee County, Florida '

-- Wi Okeeihnlice Buy (hrlxtmai life.BUBBLES. Seals sate an SHOP EARLY AND OFTEN.

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1vi Bundles from heaven,yes,, AND LADIES' READY-TO-WEAR
I but babies take twice their
weight In wash! And It's awful STETSON HATS
WHERE HARD GUYS of the battlefield, men %bo met the enemy at hard to get the soap I Where
bayonet point, now spend their time keeping their minds off the horrors there's fat,there's soap,remember
of. war by weaving. to thai when ready they. can accept training provided .60 keep saving USED PATS
l>j Mctorr Loan Bond dollar and once again land on their own to help make It
economic( feet, head. proudly. erect and lay., "lhl. IS America." (Signal,
Corps. Photo.) I i

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Announcing ,

The opening of our new Barbecue l .

and Sandwich Shop in new build.

ing on Parrott Avenue side of the'

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We will serve Barbecued Beef AND HOPE THAT SANTA CLAUS WILL BE

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and Pork Sandwiches, and all GENEROUS TO ALL OF YOU

other kinds i of Sandwiches

Coffee, Fruit Juices and Cold

Drinks. Okeechobee Liquor Store

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