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: June 7, 1946
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
weekly[ former <1926-1945>]
semiweekly[ former <1981-1983>]
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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 32:"- Number 3 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, June 7, 1946 Price Five Cents

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I REPRESENTATIVE OF VETERANS ADMINISTRATION TO BE IN OKEECHOBEE EACH I! of At the the Rotary regular Club Tuesday on June meeting 4 the

entertainment feature was In chargeof

the II Veteran.clmitl1'1tllltion F. Dick,.ii-l!1. "ts. aiiager Facilityat of I Senator Pepper Gives Reasons for His Stand On Legislation In Recent on R.the B activities, Meserve,of who the gave Okeechobee a talk

Paea-A-Grille Biiuh Florida ad- I Chamber of Commerce.

vtaei that 1"'lrlnnWJr June 6, a Contact ;M\RY I.EX.WATFORD TO I JUNE WEDDINGMr I APPLICATION RUDE FOR By Senator Claude Mr. Meserve stated that this week

Representtlve will be on duty !( GET DEGREE AT FLORIDA I was the first anniversary of a paid
at''I mid Mrs. r. H[ Parkerson have As this Is written, the
front 9:30: a. m. until 4:00: p m secretary and told of the many act.
STATE COLLEGE FOR WOMENTnllahausce ; : announced) the engagement of their ON TAYLOR CREEK vote of 70 to 13 has just
the Draft Byard office In the courthouse I I ivities carried on during the year.
I . niece, Miss June Evelyn Alderman, the President's labor bill of
for the June 1. Two hundred Some odd of
at Okeechobee pur- Application has been made to the twenty the main items
to Fred Tinsley Wilson Jr., ton of vision authorizing the
pole of furnishing Information and J Jmslstsnce fifU, -three students are candidates War department by the Atlantic I were recited in detail, several of
Mr and Mrs K. T. Wilson of Okee- executives and employees
to ex-service men and for bachelor' degrees from Dredging & Construction Company which are Indicated as quite possible -
I ...hobee.I tries taken over by the
their dependents and aiding them In Florida State College for Women at I[ I of Okeechobee for a permit to I of attainment."The .
The wedding will take place In to prevent work stoppages
preparation of the necessary evljdcn ; commencement exercises scheduledfor I Ii I dredge, In and connecting with main holdback at the present
the middle of June. At last the Senate
o to eitbllsh their rights. i j June 10. The successful candidates Taylor Creek (a tributary of Lake time," he said, "is well knownto
legislation which
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Thti service will be available each will be feted at a three-day Okeechobee), westerly shore, about the most of us who amiss business -
I O.\RD'S NEW TRAINS TO the stubbornness exhibited
'Thursday and It In hoped that citlaem program climaxed by commencement ,',8E.\ 160 feet south of the Florida East and endeavor to obtain any

of thus area will call on the (I exercises on Monday morning, June PROVIDE LUXURIES GRANDPA Coast Railway bridge, Okeechobee.The executives and some labor thing In the way of goods and build-
We are now waiting to see
Contact Representative for any assistance 10, with Dr. Theodore II. Jack, president >E\ER DREAMED OF applicant proposes to dredgea Ing materials"
tomorrow the President
required in connection with of Randolph-Macon Woman'a basin 165 feet long measured par. The dally carrying on of a Chamber
Norfolk, Va.-The finest draw this drastic
benefit administered by the Vet- College at Lynchburg, Virginia, as passenger allel to the shore, and 39 feet wide, of Commerce becomes one of
trains ever built will point their which he recommended,
trans Administration. speaker.The connected with Taylor Creek by an trial and error, or of trial and success -
slick noses to the South when new Case bill, passed largely by
Robert Garrison who Is from the Je--tlvltics will begin on June approach channel 150 feet wide. The I many contacts being eliminated
Seaboard Railway streamliners now lican votes In the Senate,
Contact Office in West Palm Beach, 8 with class day exercises at 5 p. easterly side of the proposed basin I before going very far and others
on order take to the rails, L. It. I that the situation Is In
will handle the Okeechobee assignmerit. m. followed by a buffet supper I) would be about 65 feet from the I carried to a point of success and
Powell, Jr. and Harry W. Anderson further legislation on the
Mr Garrison is a veteran of' given by President and Mrs Doak I I shore line. The dredging would be then carried In the active file
receivers for the Seaboard, said Industrial strife await the
World War II.CONSTRUCTION. S. Campbell In the East Dining Hall j carried to a depth of about 3.5 feet awaiting the rl ht time to bring toa
I recently. a Joint Senate and House
of the college at 7 p. m., honoring I below lake elevation 14 feet, Okee conclusion.
worthwhile innovation gating Committee going

FOREMAN seniors and their families, special every chobee datum. The proposed basin Among the main items at the
I that has been deveoped by real causes of conflict
WAS STILL UNEMPLOYED; I I I faculty guests of the seniors, and i and channel are for temporary use present time and on which a "pros.
management and labor.
MAY 25, FIC REPORTS I I I members of the Board of Control the country' top-flight designersand for about six months and will be pectus" has been filed are a pulp
I engineers during the war if the President were to
On Sunday morning, June 9, at 10 years filled In when they have served ap mill, a pickle factory and the "wet
Payment of unemployment com when new trains could not be built, course he should,
I o'clock Dr. Julius Mark, Rabbi of plicant's purpose.It storage" of government war craft
pensatlon In Okeechobee County I these super speedsters will repre some ofII have urged,
the Vine Street Temple In Nashville is not proposed to hold a public I in the lake.Guests .
during the week ending May 25, sent the ultimate in beauty, com duction conference and i
Tenn., will deliver the baccalaureate hearing on this application. Anyone I at the club were Messrs.
amounting to $15 was made to one I fort, convenience and safety Da : agreement between I
sermon to the seniors Y. desiring to protest the proposed i Douglas Silver and T. M. Watson jr.,
man, according to Carl B. Smith, signed to ply between New York labor that there would be
W. C. A. Vespers and a school of work should submit such protest In I both connected with the WIRA
chairman of the Florida Industrial and both coasts of Florida and from operation each with the I
music commencement recital will writing, with reasons In sufficient broadcasting station in Ft. Pierce.
Commission the noaion's largest city to Atlanta. both with the government
complete the calendar for June 9, detail to permit Intelligent consider. I
Continued fluctuation in pay. Birmingham, these newcomers to the give the country maximum
and the one remaining event will be ation. Protests should be mailed to NOW IT'LL COST MORE TO
ments throughout the state was world of postwar transportation will tion for the next six
the June 10 exercises, at which the District Engineer, U. S. Engineer EAT AND KEEP CLEAN I
noted as the total Increased slightly bring the South a number of sub ''Is the course I have
President Campbell will award degrees Office, P. O. Box 4970, Jacksonville
over that of the previous'week, but stantial refinements that hereto. I hope the President will OPA RAISES CEILINGS
to students from 86 Florida Florida, In time to be received I
did not reach the level of two Management, labor and
fore have been than
I no more
cities, 11 out-of-state cities and two on or before June 17, 1946. OPA has been directed by the
weeks before. Statewide payments a blueprint. have all been at fault In
foreign countries. Office of Economic Stabilization to
amounted to $103,747.60 and were the crisis which we have
The coaches on these Seaboard
I grant price producers
made to 6,090 3,862 men The list of candidates Includes ed through. I hope we
persons Flyers, for example, combine stain. INCREASED BY HOSPITAL SHIP wholesalers and retailers of milk
and 2,228 women. Payments for the Mary Lena Watford of Okeechobee. learned a lesson in the .
less steel exteriors with pastel and and many. milk products, OPA Price
two weeks $118,457 Because of extra which will cooperation In the public '
preceding were aluminum insides Measuring; 85 space Executive Harold H. Maftln said

and $06,502. OPPORTUNITY- FOR SOCIAL !! feet In length and accommodating be available on the State Board Labor has been principally Monday. Wholesale and retail milk

Employers with job opportunitieswere of Health's hospital ship Earnest for the trouble but It
WORK OFFERED BY FLORID 52 people, these cars are generallylonger prices are advanced a cent per quart
urged to contact the nearest than heretofore built. J Hinds when she is put into servlce'i bear all the fault.
STATE WELFARE BOARD 'I any 8)I Martin explained, with correspond
United States Employment Service Brakes are of the high speed type |i late syphilis known as the "neuro" During the war wages adjustments for containers of

for assignment of workers available Asserting that social work offers with wheel slide control which Is I I variety can now be accepted for up to meet Increased cost other sizes.Butter .

for jobs which In this county was an attractive career to both men the most recently developed safety (II treatment, Dr. R. F. Sondag, director largely by overtime pay was also marked for an

classified as one man skilled con- and women E. H Hunt member of brake in existence And the car I|I Bureau of Preventable Disease workers got. When the I Increase of about lie per pound In

struction foreman. the District 10 Welfare Board this rides on roller bearings. The spa- reports. This not only means overtime ended. That retail prices.

I week called local attention to statewide '. I cious. glare-proof windows are unusually I that persons who have formerly ers had a very severe cut Cheddar cheese increased 5 cents

AIROSOL COMPANY; HAS HEAD merit system examinations announced wide as are the seat spac- been without treatment for advan amount of money they took per pound to manufacturer

OFFICE IN ST.PETERSBURGAlrosol I I by the Merit System Council Ings. Each seat, by the way, can ced sjphllls can be absorbed; It I I the end of the week. Manufacturers may reduce butterfat -
I means t'oo, that will be saved instead of declining
I I for a variety of social work positions be rotated or Inclined to four positions many I content of ice cream by 2.5 per

Sales Company, a state with the State Welfare I And the associated foot rest from commitment to the State Hospital as Congress removed one I cent without corresponding price reduction.

wide organization with representatives Board and the district boards. automatically adjusts Itself to the for the Insane, and the latter after another In response '

in Okeechobee, has been established I i, In turn will have that many less sure groups. There was !
Those who successfully stand the position of the seat. Five main brands of yellow bar
In St. Petersburg. Headed I to crowd Its already overflowing agement-labor conference
'J of there I Is air-con.
r Then
tests for laundry and unlisted yellowbar
qualify If
by Earl Small the organization I employment beginning wards : but It failed because soap
: ditioning. For not only Is the air .
hold a state-wide distributorship a social work career, or for I refused to consider any laundry soap have been In

!I I I promotion, as vacancies occur, Mr. maintained at comfortable temper. I creased. The new retail ceilings
all Alrosol products, Including hour increase
on accommodate 64 people comfortably. to keep the
but Is changed completely
i Hunt said. range from six to eight cents a bar.
the much-publicized DDT Automatic I every thirty seconds. And hand i It's a sweet place to lounge while total Income from being Retail prices of corn meal and
Atomizer, and world distribution Social work positions for which the world. I duced working hours. The
baggage lockers In every coach you see
hominy grits In small packages will
on metal products : examinations are offered Include ment had not formulated re.l
The dining cars, strikingly beautiful -
manutac'l I (placed so that bags are always be increased about one cent
I war duration per
visitor district wel
tured by Pan-American :\ readily available), circulating Ice In color scheme and design, seat I for allowing any wage pound.

ucts Company, Miami. fare visitor and senior visitor, district Meanwhile, a of big
48 They will be the first : group
water, fluorescent lights, commodious persons. (I Maximum prices for citrus fruit
-- supervisor and case executives met in the
diners constructed in which I
lounges for men and women ever
have been raised by six to twenty-
supervisor, district welfare
RODEO AT DME JULY 4 director Ice from outside sources Is elimin toria Hotel in New York
and a public address system about
supervisor of field six cents a standard box, f. o. b.
service and ated. Giant refrigerators In each termined to put up a
LOOKS PROMISINGDavie ; complete the coach car appoint shipping point. This will Increase
training, State welfare
supervisor, diner turns 4600 ice cubes against any wage
ments. And each coach, it shouldbe every
Fla., June 3.-The rodeo to child welfare worker and senior labor. Business had been I retail prices by one cent a pound In
noted, has its own Individual attendant1 24 hour and maintain a tempera
be held here July 8 and 4 will inaugurate I worker, child welfare consultant and by the so-called "carry some stores.
while the overall train car. ture range from subzero to 38 degrees I
series of annual shows senior consultant, director of Cantaloupes and honeyball melons
a research carry back" tax' law passed
ties a passenger agent and a registered F. Thus the choicest varie- I I
planned to be the largest east of the and statistics, and senior nurse. ties of frozen meats, fruits and vegetables Congress that If it made have been granted an advance which

Mississippi) River, Chamber of Commerce social statistician In the two years after I results In a retail price Increase of
The trains are equipped through. can be served at all times

officials announced. Tests will also be given for personnel out with radios that offer a choiceof in and out of season. than it made during the I about one cent a pound.

Claudd Tlndall, well known cow i I supervisor, with the State programs and these, by the flip Comes time to retire on a Sea- it suffered a loss, it I

boy In charge of the two-day rodeo, I Welfare Board, and for three positions of a switch, can be cut into the pub- board flyer and the wayfarer heads I j' back enough of the excess I Henry L. Walker, Jr., son of Mr.

said letters and telegrams of ac- t common to both the State tic address system. Thus the traveler for his bed-not his berth. Because I' It paid In during the war and Mrs. Henry Walker, ST., arrived '

ceptance are arriving steadily from Welfare Board and the Florida Industrial If he so desires, may hear any there are no berths on these stream. government to make up home Monday night, having been

Florida' cowboy, cowgirl and rodeo I Commission statistician, thing from the "Moonlight Sonata"to liners Instead, the seeker after I duced earnings or Its discharged from the Navy at the

performers, and from contenders accountant and chief accountant; a last call for dinner. Ah me, sleep will repair to the most mod Congress never gave the personnel Separation Center, Jacksonville -

from other states. I and for the following positions with how railroading has changed I ern type of bedroom or roomette, man, who paid high taxes Florida, the same day.

Vie Blackstone Florida' present the Florida Industrial Commission The tavern observation car, whichto ''the latter creation supplanting the I the war and who should

state champion a11-round cowboy I Senior accountant, junior and sen- a train la what the living room Is 'I conventional uppers and lowers that job after the war or get Mr. and Mrs Maurice Barnett and

from Parrish, already has enteredfor ior claims examiner, field deputy, to your home, 1 is equipped with Individual will soon become obsolete. These I any such benefit. little daughter Carolyn, and Mr. and

the big show. Other leading senior deputy and chief deputy, radio, writing desk, traveling Individual bedroom and roomettes But labor, facing Mrs J. W. Youmans of Fort Ogden,

entries to date include Bob Cobb, chief of benefits, and director of library and soft fluorescent contain every facility requisite to i I home pay and steadily Florida, spent the weekend with

another champion who Is a rancherat unemployment compensation. lights The decorative motif for the comfort, privacy and restful! i, living cost and meeting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.

Silver Springs, and Chief Durant, Applications must be filed with some of the cars is blue and gold sleep of the traveler. And a happy ized rebuff by business, Walker, Jr

an Indian cowboy from Durant, the Merit System Office not later and on others it Is sea green and I adjunct to this business of undisturbed The President then

Oklahoma, a veteran entertainer. than midnight of June 15, Mr. Hunt gold. Scenes on hand carved lino- I slumber Is jerkies cars. fact-finding committees to SUGAR

stressed, adding that application leum plaques depicting Southern Equipped with tight-lock couplersand find the truth about the Spare Stamp No. 49, good for 5

Mrs. A. 0. Glenn of Columbia,' blanks are available at local office landscapes, historic shrines and nationally cushioned rubber draft gear, Generally, big business lbs, expires August 31

Tenn., visited her parents, Mr. and of the district welfare board and I known Industries peculiarto the cars will not jerk when startIng co-operate with the Spare Stamp No. 9, good for B Ibs.

Mrs. Henry Walker, Sr., for a week, the Merit System Office, P. 0. Box Seaboard served territory adorn moving or stopping-believe it finding committee. When of sugar for canning, expires Oct.

returning last Tuesday. 113, Gainesville, Florida. the bulkheads of these cars which or not! I I (Continued on Page ober 31, 1948.

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he Dhcccljobcc |lC1lt!.' Okeechobee Ceanty: Florida
May Id, 1046 j i
puriunnt to Srctlon 0 of Chapter
Published every Friday by the Okeechobee Newt Company THEATRE IsailM, Inns of Florida, Acts of 19r7; I I .
BRYANT BOWDEN EditorEntered known as the MUlil'llY ACT and In }
piirsimnce of Clmnlrr 20088. Laws of OR INVESTING IN MORTGAGES, BE
; -odcla.;; ;" : :.; :.: ;;:':'ET;:" :.:1 5!: Klorldu;: Act of 1041. known a. the
at matter July 1, 1941 at the Post Office. Okee- RPEItGhAIti-0S: DKV1NAUE: Dm.TIIK.T SURE THE TITLE IS CLEAR. HAVE \j
chobee, Florida, under Act of March 8, 1879 ALT the following' desalted I
l and MondayJune land sltunted In Rrerglnde.! Drulnnite AN ABSTRACT PREPARED BY
Dtotrlrt l In Oki'echoh' County, Klor
.Subicrlptlon rate: one vear in advance $2.00: alx months In advance $1.00_ 9.10,' 1946 Mil mill be offernd for sole nt public I
J outcry for the highest and, best rash :
old subject to tint rlzlit of the TruK- Okeechobee Abstract CompanyJ.
What's the Matter With Women? PAUL IIENREID lees of the ItiUTiinl iHiprovinii-iiF' .'uo'lnn,1
of the Ilonrd of Comintsalniiers of I
MAUREEN O'IIARA (';vl'rlll"I"arollln"o District to reject 1 }
L. BARBER Manager
Wives used to serve hot biscuits at every meal .- nay nnrl all lililn. nt the Courthouap ,
In licitliinlng' nt inno: ocjock A. M on the
171 h day of June. Iftin! As to all
and fried
chicken for breakfast on Sundays. Now'ou're parcels of lanai of ten acres or more IWlf.jQfJDJ1).IOllt: ( ) / \ t t0 irxitItltL: ;: .)tie U.; Ntsnrt > "THE SPANISH JLILN'Technicolor Utlu to one halt of all and
lucky if they remember to get a loaf of breadat tune.fnurth if other laterals will ,
( ) lie rpsoripd hTriisteps fIr the Inter
the store, and chances are that Sunday morning nal Improvement Fund rnsomcnts for
also rand right of way 200! feet nlde will
breakfast will be a mess of sawdust cereal anda any bo rt'xcrvcil Parcel through by enl,nhlch' Trustees there Is from nn
THIS IS AMERICA existing: stnle rood: and enscmpnt for CEMENTBlocks
cuppa coffee, and you may have to fix that your- (Street of Shadows) ilrnlnnire nil rpclnmntlon nod for .
road purposes will be reserved by the
self. Ilonrd of Commissioners of Everglados ,
CARTOON SPORT NEWS Drainage District
They used to with the birds chop wood IlpacrlptloniLot
get up ) 4 And 8, Blk 0, Royal Oaks .

start the fire under the pot in the back yard and doa ++ ++++++++++++++++ Lots Addition 4 and 8. lath fi. Royal Oaks
family's week's washing in one clay, ironing it all Friday and SaturdayJune Lot chobee 11, Illk 180 City of Okee-

before noon next clay. Now they sit around and 11-13, 1948 Late Okecchobee 2. 8 and 6. Blk. 151, City of

blame the laundry why the dirty clothes pile up "CHEYENNE WILDCAT"with lots Okeechohee 8 And 4, Blk 119, City of LAKE WALES SAND

chin high. Lot 14. Blk 01, City of Okeechobee

They used to take all the clothing for a whole BOARD OK AGE:F.VI'DISTRICT OF=HOr.AnES COMMISSIONERS DRAIN. 3-4 INCH ROCK

family, including dresses and pants and shirts for a BILL ELLIOTT TltlMEFS NAL IMPROVEMENT! !OK THE: INTER FUND
OK THE Florida Portland Cement
flock that might run from six to ten kids, and they and IDA STATE OF PLOK-
also had an eagle eye out for any patches in Pa's "THE GREVT FLAMARION" for Truer Fund of the and Internal for Board Ira.provomcnt Florida Masonry Cement

pants or shirts, not to mention making their own CARTOONS AND NEWS of Dralnnge Commlsnlnners)IH.trtct of Okeeohobee Everglades
Count. Florida, .
house and party dresses. Now they sit around and +++++ +++++ +++++++ May 17.24,.81.3a.7

holler at the dry goods merchants and the mail i The shortest and surest way to McMULLEN & ROYSTERPhone

order houses because the dratted OPA makes it hardto ComingAttractions live with honor in the world, is to 120 Okeechobee

buy just when they want it. I be In be reality what we would appearto

They used to make a year's supply of laundrysoap "MISS SUSIE SLAGLE'S"
and store it away. Now they sit close to the "THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE"

radio listening to the latest soap opera and bemoan- "THE LOST WEEKEND"

ing the fact they don't have any Supersuds or Chipsoto

wash the dishes-or maybe only a package INSURED DEPOSITS give the depositor a feelingof

or two. I FLORIDA LUMBER security and enables him to place his moneyin

They used to make bang up country dinners on PRODUCTION DECREASED

old-fashioned wood stoves, and have plenty time !l I I The production. of lumber by: his local bank with the knowledge it will be

out for social calling. Now it tires them out to take Florida mills during 1945 stands 17 ..

(! per cent below the 1943 output, the safe until withdrawn.
a meal out of a can and warm it on an electric stove. I
| research division of the Florida

They used to have one a year following the old j[ State Chamber of Commerce an- f
1 nounced this week in its weekly
the earth I
dictum of being fruitful and populating j'

and thought nothing of it-but now they have one > business was review.It stated. that although na Your bank iaa member of the Federal Deposit

or two in a lifetime and some have none, while those tional production has declined In

who do have a couple act like they have really contributed the same period, the Florida decrease Insurance Corporation and as such receives ;
six "
was per cent more than
to the human race. for the nation as a whole.
the benefits of this
On top of all this they used to raise a couple of --- organization.Put .

hundred chickens as a sideline for pin money, milka Problems of the family will be
I highlighted at the annual meeting
cow, and grow a home garden while Pa did the | of the State Conference of Social

serious business of p.lowing-and they seemed to i Work in Tampa the morning of June your money in your bank I

have plenty of time to sit on the }porch in the after- Oth through the 11th. Among the
1 speakers will be Mrs Dora Klemor,
where it will be safe.
noon in rockers and sew and gossip. Now if one Florida representative of the Amer. ,
exerts herself to cultivate some geraniums she has to ; ican Institute of Family Relations, I
I Los Angeles, who will describe the I
tale\ a couple hours rest from hei' "gardening'. I I qualifications and methods of the I I

What's the matter with women? The answer, of i, trained marriage councillorpiirs I KEEP OKEECHOBEE COUNTY MONEY\ IN OKEECHOBEE

course) is : "Nothing. They're wonderful. But, my,

how they have smartened up.-Stuart News. NOTICE or INTENTION: TO
I NOT'ICE IjI sni ncitnin\.n oivrv thnt Okeechobee County BankOFFICERS
nnt In Sort loll 13 (I Ii), i hnnti-r
Save the Life of a Child I SMV. fnns of Flortdn, Arts of nil, .
I I mill.! !"octliMi 07. (hnptr. 11717. Lone
.r nnrldn Arts of 1T1
1. .s ainemte.1'S
School is out. The summer is here. Over 450,000 stlon 11 Omptpr SOIVM, In.', nf .
I n..pr1n\: |: Arts' i.f 1M1, nod nlnn, C H. McNULTY, President S II McDOUGUD Vice-Pren. and Cashier
children will be holiday bent. These children will I mint, to S.rtron 42. riini"ter !IOT23 i-nr:. N. RAY CARROLL, Vlce-Pre.. R. G. DYNES, Assistant Cashier
I I Inwi .f rinrliln: t '\<'t. ,'f 1-M1 1)enulellded DIRECTORS
in the I In Kprl'in! 11. Chapter 2207U, N. RAY CARROLL C- H. McNULTY '
be playing everywhere, on the streets, right I I III\'. or l'I..rlIn.f'to or mi. and l E. M MESERVE .
I Swtlnn 41$ (hnpnr !2022! !! Inns of W. ALLEN MARKIIAM, Jr. S. H McDOUGXLD JOHN ROE,' Sr.
will swimming. They "Murliln. J. 0. PEARCEEXPERT
middle of traffic. They go jet"ChnIred} rl n nniPnded hv
\ ,
te nos fir
will do all sorts of things a child's mind can con ;. \f'la or 1( :fx f.lowlr'lf, .
r"lh",1 111,1. In ok" 'h..I"'e .. ,
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ceive. It's up to the grown people and their parentsto I Florida Lots 6 ,find,.wl'1.: nik fl. Royal Onks .... ..._-- ,
protect these young ones from harm. I Late l. 8. 4. *.. 0. 10 11 and 12
Ilk I'M. fin of OkpwhnliPo
The largest number of children killed in traffic lots of Old'cchnheo 1. 2. a and B. Blk 110 City

accidents are of the 5-14-year group and most of Into City 1.of 2. Okeerhohee 11.|' 12 nnd 13. Blk 01

these killed during the vacation time. Lotn 123 ami 4. and B. T. 8. 8,
are) 10 nnd 11. Blk 27 Northwest

More than 200 persons were drowned in Floirda 'Additionwill he olf'rPII for silo at ptlDlle ont-
err for the highest/ and cash bid
last year. With the return of the summer swimming Hiilijeit to the rleht. of Meet lionrd of Auto
"ull1ml"wr.' cf rpriflinli Drain Painting
season, frequent drownings have been reportedin age(minlsslonm IHstrlit ant of''or Olcechohee lion 1',1 of County County
recent weeks. Most of the victims of swimmingand I it I 1.'I..rl.ln.1 tho ('nrthonso. nil beginning\' nnd all at 1060o'clock
A. M on the 17th day of DAY SERVICE
other accidents are children. Asher Frank, of I.Tune. 1040 Pnipment for drainage ,
i I rrilnmntl, 'I mill rend I :
the Florida Safety Council, issues this timely ;if: lie r..r'.e'nO.l1T \. puriiosiif --
) or (
warning. 01' 1.11'IRGL: : .M)|> IMI4IN: .
AGE MS1HICTor Prices
Children who involved in drowning accidentsare an'
are JlII.\I1I cot'\TCOI..

mostly of the 5.14 group and usually are a groupof IH/)tIantnxtIta: ('nrN'ry: i; .OK noitiiuIH OMH.HO: .

children swimming alone without any grown-ups "' lii MUtRI,!, i..r i tin P.I'In KAUIEKSON'ult (nurt :of
,.YV'li"l her. <'"11111:u. I-'|,,rlluns METAL WORKWreck
watching them-parents or grown-ups should accompany nirmt for mid ..
May 17.24,31.Jn.T

all children when they go in swimmingand .- -- -- - Rebuilding a Specialty

all should wait an hour or two after meals be- .
(pi. LOST 52 Lbs!
fore going into the water. WEAR SIZE 14 AGAIN" r

Every child should learn how to swim. The Red MRS. C. O. WILLS At Pictured. rt.WORTH Her> 1 I'

in most of the cities have swimming more Vou ma al: loge r .pounda raatlul and h hew e -
Cross chapter, rrdM No drug.. Ne unuvea

classes and parents should urge their children to attend D'fat Tha mew moat e.not pedenn pota'oe.be dlRerent 01 AI sr.w.n then.Wells bU'le'yours may r3M
but why ml try the VDS Vltamio
C.n. Plnni I Lrn4.t rhne 1)a.In '
these classes.Let's '
cliolc.1 meu conducled bv 1 OKEECHOBEE MOTOR 'CO.
all try to make this summer a safe summer. m-dIc.1 penone I declare Ioet 1to non lapo then undo 10'
er.r.pe In n l.w week. with
Let everyone practice safety. Keep your childrenoff th.RW uclge AYU9 Plan.j VIt.mln. Ctedl

all traffic laws j With" Ihla I Ayd. Plan you don cut WHERE SERVICE IS A FACT '
the streets. Observe yourself. out any mauls eUrchee. poutova.
meiteor butter you elroply cut then
down. It'a ilmpl.\ and euler when
Have your vehicle inspected regularly and check you enjoy dellcloue (vlumln lortl.
lunl va mleb0.rt 'j0, : rof t
tires. A de. only r rS, tot deli' Kiwi with' '
your SACS,.: tae very :qua pot,Ykase neuty
Precaution and care will prevent nn appallingtotal WISTERIA DRUG SUNDRIESTear I .

of tragedy. Protect the children out this Adv as a reminder.


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e4'P44644tiu: 5 ?.?4.) } 5.}+' M!fi0,. to settle the coal strike with exint-
Ing law and authority, forgetting
SUI{ E CLASSIFIED ADS that President Roosevelt had settled 1948 JUNE

the rail strike and coal! strike and
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CAN NC 41 all other strikes during the war .

with the same power that he now 213 4
FOR SALE at I bargain IS-room +
SUCCESS house with bath and electricity} I, has without any further law, PresIdent 8 1 54 21 i_ 5 '
the 701
1 5-room house with water and Truman recommended to 18202122 .

electricity; 12 lots; 1 store room. I Congress the most drastic piece of 2i&2 8

This property can be bought for lees 1 legislation: ever recommended to t the
money than It would.! coat to build It Congress In war or In peace.

T E Clay, Box 851, Okeechobee, | Under this legislation: the President < -
Florida 2.' can take over any business at 1
any time for the government Whenhe I---; Ij
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took over the President would

RANCHES AND CATTLE GRAZING I I fix all wages and salaries Then the

TRACTS ARE SALEABLE NOW. I President would personally dcteri
WITH should be
I Ine what management:
uSE MONEYED INVESTORS IF INTER. I paid for the business during the ,
i time the government: had It In POI-
ACE M, SHERWOOD, P O. BOX [ session Whatever' was left; notwithstanding I

I 851, CORAL GABLES, FLA., WITH the tact that it belonged .

I LESLIE II. COOMBES, BROKER : to the owners of the bud- rtal '

I ness, the bill provided that It would
/ aw be converted Into the United .States
JARS Treasury. When the governmentonce II

CAPS LIDS I (Continued from Page 1)) took over such a business, If
I !
+ A RUBBERS finding committee finally recorr I any executive of the company i 01'

I mended wage Increases and tti, any man or woman working for the
And follow InstructionIn
the Ball Blue Book. To get your copy i President made these recommendations 1 company should stop work or slowdown I I

e eenJlOcwithyournamaanJaddreutoBpa his own recommendations, big or not do what the Presld..ntsaid I

BROTHERS business refused still to comply with then that person or worker was I
COMPANY, Muncie, Ind.
I the President' request In the determined by law to have quit the

I automobile, steel, oil, farm machlr I company and to have lost all senioi

ry, electric and meat packing In. ity rights which might be the reward -

FIGHT POLIO. . dustrles, big business defied the of a lifetime of work; or either -

President Labor, making further executive or laborer In such cue

KILL THAT FLY oncesslons, finally settled could be prosecuted In a Federal

With Amazing In the mine strike, the mine OFrators Court and fined as high: as UOOOO t I
.' refused to discuss a health I and put In prison for as much as a

,nil Welfare fund with the minerim j year; or either executive or laborer

the case of the railroad strike, could be hailed Into a Federal Court

ail road mnagement positively reused by Injunction and adjudged: In cor .

BRAND to consider rule change for tempt of court and confined in jail

he engineers and the trainmen I In relatively as long as the judge aid

DDT AUTOMATIC ATOMIZER ,pite of the fact that they hadn't they should be confined; or, If that

ml rule changes in twenty-five I were not enough, the President I Florida Power & Light Company electricity
KILLS INSECTS ears All the efforts of govern could order either an executive or
OP YOUR WRIST y ent mediators failed to get the a worker Inducted Into and make

ndustrics to offer concessions to I him or her serve In the United -SUNSHINE SERVICE- now costs you less

lr'r" ubor !, States Army. Then, If executive or

Finally, miners and railroad men worker failed to carry out the PreiIdent -

itruek. The government should have 's directive he or she could be than ever. Already one of the cheapest items

aken over the mines Immediately : courtmartialed like a soldier and '

nd negotiated a contract fixing 'subjected to any punishment a TLOK1DA pow6 t' ;I16 GUT>< MM[O i
ages and working conditions of the group of Army officers might: fix'i ta roar bucqetit now Is cheaper still! '

Iners while the mines were opei subject only to the approval of th.e I "ycl.na t \,P

ted by the government. That' President

vhat the government finally du. I. said If President Roosevelt

hat would have kept the mine never naked such a law as that I Inwllr
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Truman shouldnot -- -- -- --
a f unnlng without the public auffer- time, President
AT DEALER YOUR ig any Inconvenience. The government ask It in peacetime I said that .

$2.95 never offered to negotiate I It violated the property rights and PAr

Polio It a warm weather disease. ith the railroad workers as to the the civil rights of the people of the I

Th seasonal prevalence corresponds rm of their work for the govern country; that it gave the President I
to that of ini.ct-born. I d
cut At noon, before the Presi absolute arbitary power to destroy;
diseases. Ext,niiv. studio were I
Made with attention focused on th. the :May any business or labor union or to I t
'nt spoke to Congress on ; :: ,
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w >A n.
common fly 01 a pottibl. insect ;'th, the railroad workers begged I imprison any executive or working I II 'c'w
vector. Both positive end negative I man or working woi lan. I saul the I
results were obtained. However, 01 he President to let them go back to
there It a possibility of the fly be. ork upon the. terms recommended President already had the power. tl< I

Ing a means of transmission w. .t" the Presidents own emergency ; deal with these emergencies and th, ), / ) ak
must take steps to eliminate the .,
lard, any further wage Increase to Congress should not ,pass! suih I Idra.tic

fly.The garbage can it, usually an c left to be discussed with the and, In my opinion, ascot '

attraction. All garbage should be :'resident The President refused to Uitutlonul legislation I
thoroughly drained and wrapp.d In the Senate I fought with
before placing in container This ad their letter but demanded that aliI-I
will retard decomposition and help hey settle Instantly with the railroad ''tIe faithful band for calm dilib 1I 1- 1/ r
keep cam clean. Tight fitting covers management the govern- I ition upon this legislation for tl 1 ii,'
should always b. kept 'in place. I
business and
people of the country,
After the cant hove been emptied, i>'n. their dispute. !
wash and dry before using again. Finally, the President used the labor to have a chance to set whoa I
If flies are present spray with an ower he now has under the law as i''this: bill did before the Senate "tI

Insecticide containing DDT. ;le'sident l to break the strike. Of.I acted It. I cald that if It were. """t I I jA

'ourae, people had to lui,'e rail series voted upon for a week that pub,

It never should have been in- opinion would be so overwhelming I r r

irrupted at all. The governmentould against it that the Senate would I : :
It. On last Monday nigh
hove kept it from being Inter. never pans
,opted for a single hour )jf it had I spoke six hours against: it, pointIng ,
ieted In time end effectively. all theso things out. Of course,

If the President had stopped Fri. I I was bitterly criticized In the Senate -

lay night, after his challenging ad- , in the State and in the country.

tress on the radio and after he had I But I was vindicated yesterday afternoon -

l t l 5FAIROSOL 1ft Saturday stopped the strike il when as I predicted, the "

R rithout recommending such unheardf Senate by a vote of 70 to 13 overwhelmingly rya 'i'r, bo

) legislation as he recommended defeated the draft section

SALES CO .n Saturday afternoon, :May 25th, I of the bill.I .

here would have been an entirely know we have 4iad a crisis and
2235 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, Fla.r different situation in the Congress. I tried to help settle the railroad The terrible emptiness of not having tributed! free in devastated countries

.nd In the country. strike. I got the railroad men to enough to eat drove these 'children out on the basis of greatest need
But, forgetting that he had settled tell the President that they wouldgo in the
morning. They are hopefully Why food must be In tin cans. Food
the rail strike and was about back to work at once But I am
waiting for food. in tin cans can be handled safely for dis-
not ready yet to set up a dictatorship -
Millions of children are sick from hun. tint shipment over difficult roads.
in this country and I believe
ELECTRICAL WORK ger. Many will die before help can reach
the people art not
them. But you can help save many thousands .
Yet I say that management labor of .
others. Their only hope is your v ? -
P.P. EVANS and government were all at fault.We WVV
generous help. CAN DO
> have all learned a lesson We HERE'S WHAT YOU

Made up.elally far have got to find some way to stop Will you Give food can be obtained
Maladdl SYmptoau.IIfE ' tics MONIY. it is
HOtLE WIRING industrial strife without depriving that 1. of money 'when
$ they may LIVE amount
of their civil rightsor for a given uantitiea.Yes .
xd I men and women I and in large q
con car 5,54 centrally
--- -w- of their property rights. That's you've pledged to "Share a Meal bought money order or check to your

T. what I hope we can do by an honest Every Day" to help starving people. But Send Emergency cash, Food Collection. Commmeelocal

ivestlgatlon by a joint committee I the need for food is so desperate you're Lee Marshall Executive Director, 100

REAL ESTATE AGENT WANTEDActive of! the Congress into the root causes asked to do more-to give money to buy or Maiden to lane,New York 7, N. Y.

of Industrial strife I food or give food in and TIN CANS. Leave at any
n an or woman to list, show and sell Farms and country tin cans, to give 2 ClVI fOOD IN depot
The United States. Is not going tothe I generously. Emergency: Fool Collection
properties to people our National- Advertising l brings to you. organization
dogs We are not going to Where the food you give will go. church, club, or
Experience not essential, we train you for the work crock The people will always Contributions Urge your porticipatalMnnA'
up. of canned food will be dis to

A profitable permanent connection with the World' Largest rise up In a great crisis Learning %
I by trial and error and by honest
In business 46 "ear.. Many of
Country Real Entata Agency; )
counsel and, Inspired by a true love
our agents are earning over $8,000 per year. j 141 *<
( of country, we are coming out ofthis HCTPion

Preference given to applicants located In towns or villages, or crisis stronger than we ever I

I on main highways at edge of town or llre. were. If the President will act with I
moderation now that he has won the b half of UNRRApINHYjk>
Our Field Representative will contact you during the first part I
victory over the crisis he car truly
of April. Please write-stating address and phone usher In a period of Industrial peace I WAUACI, |ie>tle>!Mlf Chair t

STROUT REALTY AGENCY and unprecedented prosperity, and .

p. 0. Box 1054 Lakeland, Florida we> shall have saved the dearest of I 'Jhls-advertisement- -wan prepared by the Advertising' Council for the Emergency food Collection and U

l Offices Coast to Coast : all 1 our possessions our rights as edbyOKEECHOBEE

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and Our Communitv.June .


is looked upon as the month of brides, although It has often been said that "distant pastures

other months produce their share of marriages. look greenest." So often when our native sons and

daughters move to "distant pastures," they find that
The significant fact is that with every marriage
opportunities are no greater than they were at home.
a new home is founded, and new homes help build
For those who chose agriculture as their life work,

I our community our lands are fertile and productive . there is

1 always room here for new industry and serviceo
S we extend congratulations and best wishes to
enterprises. '
June brides and grooms as well as to the brides

and grooms of other months. We hope a large Our schools and churches are the best and
percentage of you stay in this community and help contribute greatly towards making this an enjoyable

to make it a better place in which to live and and worth while place in which to live and bring

# do business. up our families.



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