The Okeechobee news
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Title: The Okeechobee news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Okeechobee Publishers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Okeechobee Fla
Creation Date: February 8, 1946
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Okeechobee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Okeechobee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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).
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Volume 31-Number. 33 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, February 8, 1946 Price Five Cents
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. FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT CO. CONNECTS NEW GLADES POWER LINE TO LAUDERDALE I I cr i race>MTall,1eaeee for,-Feb.the 1. -United The Demo.State I f

,Delate gained new Impetus today

C. H. Farkerson, local manager of I with eleventh-hour qualification from
IR. B. Meserve Reviews Both Commercial and Sport Fishing In OkeechobeeTampa
the Florida Power & Light Company, former Congressman Lex Green of

announced today that his company Starke and Henry M. Burch, Orlando

has completed and put Into opera. Tribune NewsMan Mrs. G. O. Wallace H. HARDEN ANNOUNCES FOR By R. B. Meserve real estate broker.

tion the new 67 mile hi-line connecting Good AS SCHOOL Lately, just lately, we have been The two oppose Ex-Governor Spes-
the Okeechobee area with the Gives Story Entertains at ,\ MEMBERIn reading much about Lake Okeechobee Bard L. Holland o! Bartow and Mrs

Fort Lauderdale Steam Electric Station About Fishing HereTh Conners Field fishing. It seems there are two Polly Rose Balfe of Fort LauderdaleIn

the morning of February 7, following story was writtenby Mrs G. 0. Wallace, this week's Okeechobee News kinds, the sports kind which Is Indulged bid for nomination to the seat
following about a week'a test operation. Editor of the the announcement that W. H. In from which Senator Charles 0. Andrews .
J. A Murray, State Mrs Bill Wallace and Mrs- by people In all walks of
Construction was started Tampa Tribune and appeared in a Boettger, entertained at will again be a candidate life and who really enjoy themselves will retire next January.J. .
months after the had reelection as a member of the
ago company recent Issue of that paper: Field on Saturday with an al when fishing, and the commercialkind Harry Schad of Gainesville was
secured authorization for construction Board of Okeechobee county

The Florida Game and FreshWater party. Guests were indulged In by certain persons unopposed for the Republican nomination
to meet the greatly District No. 1 subjejct to the
necessary Fish Commission, which has luncheon and during the who do so as a means of a liveli to the Senate seat. His quail.
expanding needs of the rich agricultural Primary to be held May I
ordered commercial fishermen off vans., contests and games hood. There are, It seem., many of fication was received Just before to.day' .
and cattle-raising areas In the Mr. Harden Is now finishing his
Lake Okeechobee effective Oct. 1, held out of doors. I each kind. \ noon deadline.Green' .
Glades and Okeechobee districts [ year as a member of the .
t is going to have a struggle on its Mrs. Ellis Meserve won I I am a novice at both, always hav qualification, though unheralded
from Federal agencies.This .
hands. In archery, Mrs. Merle ing lived near the ocean, and not by announcement of hit
66 Kv single circuit line In discussing his announcement to
The order, written Into the 1948 athletic events, and Mrs Indulging In fresh water, but In the candidacy, had been frequently predicted .
parallels State Road 26 to South Bay offer for this office MrHar
regulations of the commission, declares Walston In croquet Mrs, past few weeks have learned much In state political circles since
and follows the Lake Okeechobeelevee stated that he had served the
that no person may fish from also had the grand high about fresh water fishing, and to me his discharge from the Navy several
from South Bay to Belle Glade of the county to the very
the lake after this date "by means points for the afternoon, they seem to tie together under the months ago. The veteran officeholder
lineto of his
where It ties In directly to a ability and that If he
Okeechobee. lof'!I any device except hook and line, she was awarded with reelected for another four year common head of fishing: There are who resigned from Congress two

Mr Parkerson said that a total of i:I rod and reel, bob, spinner, troll or loony a "Silver Star" medal he would continue to serve many angles and one of those a bit years ago to wage an unsuccessful
I troutline." of a dinner plate. hard for the lawman to comprehendIs campaign against Millard Caldwellfor
man-hours to In the
120,000 were required same manner keeping
That rules out the commercial' Others enjoying this how Lake Okeechobee Is classifiedas the governorship, said he would
construct the line. Nine hundredand I mind at all times the best Inter
fifty poles and 200 miles of 2/0 fisherman's seine and other tear, were Mrs- R. B. Meserve, of the schools of the county. salt water but I suppose that 1 I. "lend every effort to speedy recon.

wire weighing 460,000 pounds, 6 and will make this lake strictly a Proctor, Mrs. E. H. Hunt, During the time Mr. Harden has alright. It Is much like obtaining a version and return to the normal

miles of guy wire and 11 miles of paradise for the sports fishermen Minehan, Miss Sarah a member of the school board steamboat license to operate a small processes of business, production

pole grounding wire were Installed Okeechobee fishermen say they Nathan Zelmenovitz, Mrs has seen the affairs of the board gas engine craft and I did get one and progress.

Thousands of minor items, IncludIng -' have no quarrel with the sports Davis, Mrs Roy; Raulerson, from the very worst condition of these some years ago "I shall work vigorously for the

crossarms, bolts, nuts, washers, 'I fisherman, and people of Okeechobee H. Raulerson, and Mrs the place ... ere they are now In L >t us take one side at a time and security of the nation; for retentionof

dynamite, etc., were required. The with whom I talked say sports aday of Greensboro, N. C. best condition they have ever then come to a conclusion as to bases and Islands deemed by the

line was constructed through the 'I fishing has become a very important In the history of the county. whether fishing is fishing. The War and.Navy departments essential

f Everglades, where the water and phase of their economy. Congressman Rogers Is no opposition to Mr. Har commercial fishing started first In for our security; and for safeguardIng .

muck varies from two to ten feetIn But commercial fishing down hereIs Thanks His Friends at the present time. the lake. Many years ago, say about of the atomic bomb and other

depth and, In order to obtain a way of life The Industry helpedto Washington, 1915 to 1920 commercial fishing developments by, and for the Amer.

firm footing for the poles, It was build this town, and to keep It February 4, & BENSON CIRCUS started In on a large scale Presently ican people and against wanton use

necessary to penetrate the rock alive during years that were lean. To My Friends and II BE IN OKEECHOBEE scores of boats were In operation of them for the destruction of mankind

strata below the muck for a dls They are not going to give It up am humbly and sincerely Y and all of them profitably. "I shall champion the cans
They caught kind of fish that i of the white Democratic primary and
't tance of two to four feet. While easily. ful to my friends and The Bradley Benson circus will every
modern high Belle would fall to their nets or lines. At of the noble traditions of the white
this line parallels a Last month at a meeting at of the Sixth Congressional In Okeechobee

s way, it was constructed from 100 to Glade the fishermen organized the for allowing me to become for a one day Monday stand. They February will times two of the thousand foot nets South," he declared. +,

200 feet from the road bed In virgin Lake Okeechobee Commercial Fisheries I ocratic nominee for the two performances, one in the were tied together and the take At a recent meeting in Tampa,

Glades swamp. Association and elected W. J. the United States without and one at night. would be enormous, good and bad. the Florida Democratic Executive
a ]Mr. Parkerson pointed out that Hendry of Okeechobee president. tion in the Democratic May This will bo the first post-war base and gar alike were In the drag. Committee eliminated the word

this new hi-itne will be of great They set dues for a wholesale This fact makes me very to play in Okeechobee and The bass were sold. The gar, a thiefor "white" from the designation of

benefit to*Okeechobee by providing dealer at $100, net owners and cuptains it rivet mo encouragement I y we featnrlnp Mrs. Tom Mix, a plunderer and often called by .party primary elections e

another source of power in case of of seining crews, $25, and or- type of representation that America's (foremost cow. other tad names, had his neckbroken Green, always colorful. office-

failure of the present 66 Kv trans dinary fishermen, $10. They providedfor endeavored to give to my the boxing kangaroo, dogs, for and thrown back In or used seeker, and Holland, a veteran In
the cote State and Nation. It makes bait. The fishing was fine and public Ife, appeared likely to
mission line coming from honorary memberships and madeR. monkeys and the Invisible pro
pany's substation at Fort Pierce to B. Meserve secretary of the Okee- Bible for me to devote all of walker. many people made a good living.In vide most of the campaign sparkle

er, Okeechobee. It will also provide adequate chobee Chamber of Commerce, secretary and energies to the pressing 3)W.This circus Is now playing under a short while the road. were Im between now and May 7, date of th*
growthof al problems that are now proved and along came the sports first primary.
power for the huge of their group. new canopy top similar to the
the Glades and Oksechobee dis- More than J1400 went In the pot Nation for solultlon.I used by the Buffalo Bill shows fisherman Then the In numbers to be noticed. I Burch, a former Army Air Force
rivalry. Soon
tricts. at this meeting. They will employ be my assure watchword you that! and the old days in effect and the regulationswere commercial 1'I sergeant, was defeated for a position .
this the National
Mr. Parkerson stated that on Democratic
an attorney. MEN goal. fisherman was stopped from his
line Is unitIn my ENJOYING I Committee from Florida In
Lauderdale-Glades one I tried to get both sides of the 1944.
Sincerely take of b.... In this the sportsmen
the company's present two-year controversy, but there i Is only one ;yours SUNSHINE alarmed I He was! unable to carry on a cam.
DWIGHT L. were more than hurt for
$24,000,000 construction program, Its here the Okeechobee story. palgn because he was In service.
story Mr. nd Mrs. Jerry Cohen of Bal- never would It have been possiblefor

largest since the Interconnected system "It Is the most Important story "The commercial Md., and Mr. and Mrs Al then- to have fished the bass out There are also contests for all six

was built in 1925 and 1926, i I you can get here," said Bryant Bow. gar, mud, suckers and of Manhattan Beach, N. Y., of the lake regardless of the tackle of .the seats In the CongressionalHouse

bringing Interconnected service to den, editor of the Okeechobee News, use them for bait. in Okeechobee as guests of: used. Time went by and the seasonal of Representatives, one state

Florida communities, which until and he took time out on press dayto and Mrs Leo Greenberger, are storms came along until suprene court position, several state
one day a
"I think the lake ought to
Isolated I
then had only small plants help me get It. ng a rest I In the tropical sun storm center did great damage In senatorial posts, most of the 95
open as a means for
Major items In the construction "We do not think seine fishing Is every way Including that many persons state representative positions, and
fishing, and In opinion
program Include a new 18,000 kilo harmful to bass In the lake," said my Jerry Cohen Is manager of the were drowned. I several for state attorney and county

watt steam plant at Sarasota, whichis Bowden, an enthusiastic bass fisher- In which there Is most Company in Baltimore The levy was built and control criminal court of record position .
kilo fishing are the best for AI Cohen i Is
now In operation; the 42,000 man." We believe the commercial connected with the gates placed and Included In the *,

watt steam plant at Riverla expectedto fishermen, who do not take bass, fishing. office department at Sheaps total was the dredging and widen. I Two seats on the state railroad
"Any lake in which an N. Y Both brothers
this a new Bay are
be completed year; help to preserve them for the sports ing of the mouth of the Kisslmmee j commission also will be filled In this
kilowatt addition to the company's made to seine out the Mrs. Greenberger.
18,000 fisherman River for about two miles. Added year's election. However, the qualification .
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Sanford plant for which Is good for sports fishing.
"When a seine i Is drawn In thereare to all this has been a gradual I date for candidates for that
called !
equipment will soon be ordered; anda up FORMER HOME
often hundreds of gar and other drainage program of the cattle lands board i Is March 22. The same dead.
new 42,000 kilowatt steam plant chamber secretary, and we .L.IV I
predatory fish In it. The commercial J to the river. Canal after line also applies to most county of
which the of the
which is being designed and down along edge -
these. We've had OFFERh"! been cut to the end that fices.
fishermen destroy
,will be located on the lower East I see John Thomas, would not stand .
long followRONAGrrentlal
'Coast The total capacity of these commercial fishing here a long time fishing camp for sports ;I: J 1. rains.CONSIST .
I i and we think Okeechobee is the best I R. B. MESERVE PURCHASES
four plants exceeds the Company's "I'm opposed to closing the ,. .. of the several Items
state-wide system demands prior to place In all" Florida for the sports seine fishermen said ; I ", ;a. o attention that; there was INSURANCE BUSINESSR

1940. fisherman. lake i Is Infested with ,
I gar ably no need for
I the ban on the B. Meserve made purchase this
Hendry, the president of the fisheries shad that's the edible
This construction program also not i nerclal sale of bass had other week of the Insurance business for.

provides for the construction of approximately -i association, Is a wholesale I shad-and cat and these ?s not been done. The controls merly owned by Z. K. Williams and

600 niles of rural lines dealer. He Is a member of the legislature to bass spawn, especially cause the lake to be kept at has taken over as of this date. Mr.Meserve .

over the state at a cost of about and chairman of Its saltwater "The commercial '1 lant h'wer level than before, this done has been a permanent resident
three quarters of a million dollars, I fisheries committee and Is the predatory fish for : the Engineering( Department to of Okeechobee for more thana

just as rapidly as material and man chairman of Gov. Caldwell's fisheries They are heaven-sent to for the fine cooper repetition of the disaster. The year and has been well known by

power will pen tit. advisory committee. We went tof sports fisherman ( Ing of the mouth of the river many citizen for a period of years.

This program of expansion o I see him. "I know a lot of sport Since COming tO *. for a faster emptying of the In addition to the insurance business .
power will provide the cities and "Before the lake was drained and think the lake should be waters following heavy rains. he plans to retain his present ...._

communities served by the Florida i dyked Hendry said, "It covered a commercial fishing, but I December 1944. many ditches bring this water position as secretary of the Chane,

Power &: Light Company with plentyof much larger area, and nature took what I can to straighten miles around and the whole. bee of Commerce. Since coming

power which is so vital to their'I I care of the fish during spawning, I There are a lot of angles, ,lea Into the lake In a short here Mr. Meeerve has established a

future growth I season. They could go out In the"Interested i only In the >. Now, as there are literally record for giving service and as a

Substations, transmission lines, and I shallow areas and fret away from the, I bass fisherman. I have no foLe reds of miles of what i Is known result is secretary for several organizations .

distribution facilities will be strengthened "rough" fish. Now we've got to take I whatever with commercial : lead rivers, small feeders into Including the Maionla

and Increased to handle this I care of them. They are all thrown Messerve said the chsmber TVKisslmmee, these feeders for. order, the Commercial Fisheries

huge amount of power and to serve''I together, and we have to take oul t merce was Interested In all JL Jl/ty being the means of draining Association and others.

the new farms, homes and industries the predatory fish, and the commas' fishing, and In cattle lands, the lake stayed

locating In Florida. I clal fishermen are doing It (Continued on Page B (Continued on page Two) Subscribe to The News



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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, MDhcccljnhcc
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(( I jN cfu -I Political II added to the water condition and
General Public-Sunday, Wednes GO TO TAMPA "v .' would be "tilI -
day and Saturday all day. In the Intereite of the Commercial (Continued from Page 1) i apparently every one

Published Every Friday ky .I Club Member*-Active (Students), Announcements Fiiheilei Association, W J. Hendry high, the river stayed high, or at I fled It has been thought by In many the

Okeechobee News Co., at Ok"cll"l Monday, Tuesday Thursday and Friday and R. 3 Meserve: will attend the best the whole was slowly lowered I that to have dams placed
bee, Okeechobee County, Florida 3:So to 7:30: ; Contributing I FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN statewide fishing meeting being held and the bass and other sports fish I river, protecting the I p I wnt a g
I TilE IEGISLATURE that formerly spawned In the shale grounds, keeping the river a few ?
(Adult), :Monday, Tuesday, Thursday In Tampa on Feb. 10
BRYANT BOWDEN Editor I wleh to announce that I ant a :Mr. Hendry Is president and Mr. lows and the dead rivers were forcedto Inches higher at Intervals to be des.
and Friday 9:00: to 3:30.:
I those people candidate for reelection as Representative I Meserve Is secretary of the Commercial spawn In the lake Itself and the Ignated, would once again bring
Filtered mi inrnnd class matter July Cli.h numbers are
Into the
1. 501at the Pout Omen In Okeerhnbns Okoechobee Ten- In the Legislature for Association and their presence gar, with other predatory fish do about a more gradual flow
Fla.. nnrtcr Art of Mar. 8. 1871 who belong to the drained
who bear the official Okeeehobee County In the Democratic at this meeting Is an endeavor to I the trick of leasing the number to river of the water from /
nil Club and
I that be noticed. Following land, thus Increasing the number of
\ Primary May 7 promote greater cooperation between a degree can
SUBSCRIPTION RATE I club card There Is however adequate -
OnelYear In advance . .... .. .1200lx I the W. J. (Bill) HE DRY I the sports and commercial fishermen I a heavy rain tons of sports edible fish
jontlin! .In advance . .. .. .100 i th e for everyone to ate I I Huh, killed by the tannic acid flowIng There Is no need, as I see It, for
/e Month I In advann .75Rondlnir courts and they may be used nt any COMMISSIONER:\ : : wherein the two
;>: __ ,':': whether the FOR COUNTY quickly ir01the burned lands I all fishing stories
time when not use '
Wwnf I DISTRICT! :NO TWO Into the river The total of this is kinds of fishermen are concerned to-
nntlKM !n local wlnmns Christian Science Church
has the membership card or
lln.. Kates for <11 1"'"T a".P'I I wish to announce that I am a so much greater than times the bring In a possible controversy, ln-
Hulnir furnished on application (',n.* not. .
"Klorl artrertlnlnir, !I rents elf'1I word candidate for reelection to the office Spirit" is the subject of the les- number of sports fishermen could stead a cooperation will bring abouta
per 'Innopllnn All U..m. rrcrnrrtlntr' entveprlers -I The courts are soon to be rt IId-l of County Commissioner from son-iermon which will be read In ever hope to approach that at first condition quite: satisfactory to all
cnndnctM for profitphtireoaMn are
ball and
for In playing volley
at ndvprilnlnj' rate use District Two (BasMnger) for Okee- Churches of Christ! Scientist thru- thought brings the idea that were and the prop'ed ban on commercial
bndmlnton, Equipment Is already on chobee County In the Democratic: out the world on Sunday February conditions to be reverted to the original fishing can be i nsdlcr d as not at

.ADULT FUN \innr hand although the eouurt outlines Primary to be held :May 7, 194d! 10th. state all would be right all necessary ,
arc yet ti> be drawn and painted and
Next Thursday night, Feb. 4. from the. net supports erected II I w. F. WALKER ____'______.__'_____'__'___'___---- T ..
7:30: to 10, the Recreation Hall ,
", : lame Room A well equipped FOR (Ol COMMISSIONER
Woman's Clubl will be for I
gar e room Is now open at the buiKi- DISTRICT! 7.0 4 I
adult members of the 1 I
community lag formerly known as the Oman's I take this opportunity to announce I II I
who wish to participate In of
any I Club. The public li Invited to use that I am a candidate for reelection .
the r,any pomes There ore many the.e facilities each Tuesday night as County Commlnsloner for II During these times of readjustment I
cornea luch as checker. Chinese I
from fl:30 to 0 and on other occasions District No. 4, subject to the Democratic
checkers dominoes, spell dart rickrack .
by request.ELECTRICAL Primary to be held May 7. f'
dart number darts ping their best to
pong I u. C. E DRAWDYFOR all public and semi-public organizations are doing
and badminton This night hag been

set aside for all our people who WORK MEMBER OF SCHOOL BO.\RD bring about a prosperous postno3period\ that will be beneficialto

love some play and we want you to I DISTRICT NO. 1 and these deserve the active support
know you lire cordially Invited to be P. P. EVANSHOUSE I wish to announce that I am a everyone,
present Refreshments will bo served
j candidate for reelection as a memo of the citizenry.
and a good time Is assured for one
WIRING ber of the School Board of O'.eechobee I
and all. There Is '
no charge
e District :Xo 1 In
County from
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will appreciate jour vote and support -
y Headed by some of our best men, this association

i W. V. WILSON, Jr. i is W_ II HARDENTO of forward-looking cattlemen deserves the support and backingof

4: : Tax Consultant *r :MY FRIENDS: I all of us in our efforts to make Okeechobee County bigger
y I wish to announce that I am a
} candidate for the office of Repi- and better in the production of finer cattle. Let's support them.
Will again be in Okeechobee to assist Taxpayers : tentative In the Florida Legislature

:k in preparation of their' 1945 Income +. from Okeechobee County for the

Tax Returns and 1946 Income Tax :.'.. first time In the Democratic Primary ... -
to be held May 7. I will appreciate .
: Estimates! ! ! !
:': your support and vote KELP OKEECHOBEE COUNTY MONEY IN OKEECHOBEEwwwww.ww

i Monday Tuesday Wednesday I JOE NOTICE BONGIOVANNI I

Dunn Notice if In county hereby Commissioners given\ that and the Okeechobee County Bank
I Thursday Friday |i Hoard of Till,He Instruction of Okeerhrl.ee .
Cnmitv, Hnrliln will hc.li a .
FEBRUARY 11, 12 13, 14 and 15 1946 :| the joint, (Itv mending if Okeeohohee nt the PunrthniiHe at 0:30: A. M In, OFFICERS
t \1.(111). fVhntnrir I1. WO, for the C. H. McNULTY, President S. H. IfcDOUOALD, Vice-Pres. and Cashier ,;
purpose if re dlntrlrtinit (fonntv l"omnilnHliiiipr -' .
1 c: West Room CITY CLERK'S OFFICE City Hall |::: t of niHtrl said ,romitv and Schnn All )cltl7ens<< Bonrdninlrlets N. RAY CARROLL, VicePrei.N R. G. DYNES, Asit. Cashier i

nut tin,|pnvera of salt Countr are In- DIRECTORS
; Write Box 532, West Palm Beach for :=f:,: .It",1 t" nt nltenilTuted fiVonrhohee, . Florldn this RAY CARROLL C. H. McNULTY JOHN ROE, Sr. ,f

',' appointment :: 11.hrnart.' 4. H'lflr /. W. ALLEN MARKHAM, Jr. S. H. McDOUGALD E. M. MESERVE
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"j. ,. J. 0. PEARCE .
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: ,. .. :I II The Registration Books for the following Districts and

......,,, "4 I I I"J places will open on Monday, February 4, 1946, and will closeon

J Monday, March 4, 1946.

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"'k ) District: No.1 -

:: Post Office, Fort Drum, Florida
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\) l\ District No. 2Res'denc -

\ \) : ?, Mrs. Lorena Thompson, Bassinger, Florida


Presents at District No. 3Residence-

MON Feb. 11 Each and In Every person Performance Mrs. Earnest Hilliard, State Hwy. No. 29 I

District No. 4 \

Park Pharmacy, Okeechobee, Florida
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ONE DAY ONLYAfternoon District No. 5Residence-

Mr. C. N. Stratton, Upthegrove Beach, Fla.

Night District No. 6Residence-

3:30: p. m. 8:00: p. m. Mr. Bob Lightsey, Eagle Bay, Florida

District No. 7Wisteria -



Each week day from 9 A. M. until 12 Noon, and from 2 P M.

TRAPEZE ARTISTS PONIES until 5 P. M., and until 9 P. M. one night each week.

The Registration Books will open in my office in the Court

COUNT ADOLPH DEL BOSQUE and House on Monday, March 4, 1946, and will close on Saturday,

April 20, 1946. --_ .

Hours open, from 9 a. m. until 12 Noon and from 2 P. M. until

5 P. M. Sundays.

Signed: W. B. HARGRAVES,
Under Canvas ,

Supervisor of Registration, !

DOWNTOWN OKEECHOBEE ", Okeechobee County,. !

Okeechobee, Florida

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1e:, -, ---- MM. J. C. Platt And daughter Mrs. Francis Collins, Worthy Ma:1J-:lIDIIIIIIIIIII lIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIllIIlIlIIlIlIlIlIInllnllllllllmlllm!!!!!! ! "''IT!'!' I IIlIInllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll{ !lIIlIlIlIillllllllllnlllllllllllllllllnlllllllll! 11

.: Local and Personal Mrt. Juanita Sanders of Key Weat, ton of the Okeechobee. Chapter of @

; spent Tuesday in Lakeland visiting Eastern Star, and Mrs. Z. K. Williams '

Associate Matron, were visitors
relatives and
; w, II. Harden left Tuesday morning m
t r'. at Fort Pierce Monday night I
for Miami where he la l spending
Mr. and Mra. V. J. Domer have as where they went to attend the meetIng .
two weeks attending to buiinen v Mrs. Earner's
their .use guest of the Fort Pierce Chapter of
and visiting relatives.My. broth and sister-In-law, Mr. and Eastern Star, honoring Mrs Emma 5
V Mrs W. S. Dialer, of Loraln, Ohio. Saunders of that city. I
and Mri. Rodman Wallace and I
of the Loram
Mr. Dialer la city editor --
their three children of Belle Glade --
dally newspaper. TAMPA TRIBUTE: FISH STORY --
were guests of Mr. and Mrt Gi 0. --p.
(Continued from Page One)
\. Wallace at Connora Field on Sun. John D. Draughon has returned to kinds of fish and he thought there :i

day. Okeechobee with his final discharge was room in Lake Okeechobee for all :

.' from the Navy. lie was with the kinds of fishermen. The sports fish .

Naval Supply Depots on Guam and erman docs most of his fishtng+ =
GILBERT Salpan for 11 months with the ratIng around the estuaries and close to --
./ of motor machinist, second class commercial I i
THEATRE shore while the men go I Notice .
Mrs Mabel Raulerson, clerk of out In the lake.
:.: :. ==t:.:Iiii5:':' 1:.: : the Circuit Court, and Mra. II. II.Rauuterson .I lie and several others said loss of,i' tecs

were visitors who spent thousands of pounds of fish resulted

_. Sunday and Monday Wednesday In Miami I; from tannic acid coming down thl'' c This is to advise that I have sold my business,

FEB 10.11 I rivers after dry spells.
Mrs J. II. Walker, Jr., has returned "I ,-ado a check from the bridge known as "Park Drug Company" to Messrs. Nathan

ROBERT YOUNG to her home after spending two;t here last September," said Thomaa:
: aa'. ,' LORRAINE DAY weeks visiting her daughter! on the "arc1 wo estimated 50 pounds of'dead Zelmenovitz and Leonard Berger. The sale took

-.. In West Coast. I fish floated down tho Klssimiree plade as of January 15, 1946 and I am no longer ::--=
.'f;f' ,''I r "TIIOSE ENDEAMNG River a minute. We had dead fish I
Mrs W. R. WhldJen left
YOUNG CHARMS"also with said business.I .
all over the water here. ::- connected
for her home In Lake DacU :

I !J,. after spending several days here I ply."No You doubt can't this blame reduced that our on sup the :: want to take this opportunity to thank the ==

-\.f' March of Time with her daughters, Mrs Z. K. Wil,I
1'. DONALD DUCK CARTOON llama and Mrs. Dalton Brett. I commercial fisherman many customers of Park Drug Company during the __
.. I We met Curtis E. Wright, fish

r' Newt Garrett, Swindle-arrived In Okee-, warden for the commission, on the -- time it was owned by me. I deeply appreciate the :..:

++ ++ + chobee Monday morning after having highway and discussed the order
++ ++++ retain residence ;;
business given me. I expect to my
... been discharged from the armyat with him. He showed us the regula =

Friday and SaturdayFEB. Denver, Colo. He says It is tion In his little book, = in Okeechobee County with the numerous good

15 and 16 mighty good to be back In Okeechobee I talked with Gilbert Culbreath,

I and out of the army after spending E. M. Messerve, and R. II. Padgett, == friends who have been so kind to me during the ::

BOB MITCHUM as much time there as he did. who sell fishing tackle to sports
ANNE JEFFERYSIn fishermen and supplies to the seine == time I have lived in this community. s

Mr. and Mrs C. S. Simmons, Jr., fishermen. All said they thought It

were visitors spending Saturday and a mistake to close the lake to the a
Zane Grey''a"NEVADA" J. O. WOLFF, Sr.
i .
Sunday visiting friends and relatives commercial fishermen

here He is now located at "I think It would be the worst

-a- the army convalescent hospital at thing that could happen," said Meserve. --

Daytona Beach where he has been .
1 ..
"GANGSTER'S DEN" I for the past several months following Padgett said In 1925, when he T

alaoDISNEY his return to the United State. came to Okeechobee, the commercial

CARTOON from Germany several months ago. fishermen were taking car loadsof

I NEWS He was seriously burned in u_r- fish out of the lake, and sports .
many and I la still undergoing treat
fishing was good:

+++++++++++++ ment. A. W Davis, who was manager for
Booth Fisheries Co, here from 1915
Coming"INCENDIARY to 1919, told me sales ran as highas
Next Friday night the Okeechobee
$15000 a month, chiefly for
Tennis Club will give one of a serIes
d' BLONDE"DUFFY'S catfish shipped to Kanaas City, St = =
of social functions beginning 1
TAVERN"* Louis and other Middle Western
I with a prom for club members and c
.1 their friends. Dancing starts at "
"Those were the peak years, he
C:r. 8:00 promptly. said "Fish were caught and wasted IIII>II iIIIUIIUIIiIIIIIIIIUII lllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIillllllililllillllIlllllllllllllll! lllli"i"liil.lIllh". UllllIIlIIllIIllIIlIIlIlIIllIIlIlIlIUlllllllllllllllllllll
s _
. The fishermen would catch more

t than they could skin, and many' \

DENMARK' OF 'OKEECHOBEE would die In' the wire pens. Men

worked day and night to process

"It was a big business. Our company

had 20 run boat. to take the

,. Sofa Beds and Chair to match fish In probably 50 pull boats usedto R. B. MESERVE
pull the seine boats and there

were 100 or more of the latter. The
Beautiful lake was lined with fishermen's I I

Dinette I Suites with Cphol.tered. Chain cabins." I/
I For year Lake Okrechobee was I;
classified by legislative act as a salt i

Porch Rockers water lake but a supreme court de.
with Fiber Bottom claims time held that InsuranceI
some ago regardlesi -
of the act fresh water fish I

Made out of Aluminum should come under the Jurisdictionof

Clothes Hampers Allorted Beautiful Colou the game and fish commission I;I

Radio Batteries CLASSIFIED ADS I I

..:..:..: :..:..:..:..:--:..:..:-:..:..:..:..:-:..:..:..:..:..:..) HAVE JUST PURCHASED THE INSURANCE

FOR SALE-The Jennings home on '..*.4a 1..... BUSINESS OWNED BY ZIBE K. WILLIAMSAND
Table Lamps Eage Bay Drive 10 acres land,
at Reduced Prim 6-room home, fruit trees oil kind PLAN TO CARRY ON IN THE SAME\

including avocado ,
pears pecans
cherries. Electricity, water. See LOCATION. EVERY LINE OF INSURANCE IS

Mrs W. B. Jennings, Box 44 or at -
Just received a shipment of Odd Dinner Plates, home. 32-4tp OFFERED. I SINCERELY SOLICIT THE PAT-


your used car. We now have one I! ".:'\.. CONSISENT SERVICE.I .
1931& ton Ttruck. Bargain.

Okeechobee Motor Co.

Phone 115 FOR SALE-Used Hot Point Electric

WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS Stove In good condition. Ap ,
want to thank friendsfor
ply Mlxon's Garage my many

S NOTICE p OF APPIICATIOV> FOR- the fine cooperation given me -
T.,NMIce ITnnf Is the hereby hoMor! given of the that following Omar since coming to Okeechobee in
.rlltlratea has filed Inld certificates '
CEMENTBlocks for t tax: deed to he lamed thereon
The certificate numbers and rears of December
'I I innnre, the description of the property
and the name In which tt was
assessed are as follows I
Certificates Vn. 1203 and 1204. year
of Issuance 1042
Description of property
lots 4. a. S and 0, Blk. 122 Cityof ,
Okeechnbee.Name .
In which assessed rnknown. .
I All of said property being In the
:I County Florida: of Okeechobee, State of Your Business Will

I 1'nless such certificate or eertlfl-
rates shall be redeemed according to
We are now manufacturing Cement Blocksat law the property described In such
certificate or certificates will be sold Be Appreciated
in Okeechobee and furnish the
our plant can to the highest bidder at the courthouse

people of this county with any amount they the month door of on the March first IMA Monday, which In Is
the 4th dAY of March. 194A
desire. Dated this SRth day of January,
\ Our Blocks are manufactured to meet Fed (Seal) hflerkLof I'.Circuit. Cou tYof

Okeechobee County, rIa.Ma.laria. '
eral and State specifications. All Kinds of
R. B. Meserve So. Park Street



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