The Clewiston news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028415/00378
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Title: The Clewiston news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Creation Date: July 8, 1932
Publication Date: 1928-
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Clewiston (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Hendry County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hendry -- Clewiston
Coordinates: 26.753399 x -80.9336 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
General Note: Tom Smith, editor.
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Preceded by: Clewiston progress

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.; Review New RoadFailure !

J. TOll; TO BE PROSECUTED of the designated boardof I II i PAYROLL

viewers for the county road from I:
j .D Muse to Denaud to report at the last 'roI I I
meeting of the board of county com- WASHINGTON:; ABOUT TAX
0 ESTIMATED LOSS OF MANY Flour Distribution missioners Tuesday caused the boardto ON CHECKS.

TOXS AXXUAIJLYVILI.. name three new members to serve REDUCED
Here First in that capacity. Those named at '
PROSECUTE THIEVES. August the meeting Tuesday are F. B. Bal- I I
i lard, Bay Daniels and Cleve Daniels. The federal tax authorities were
d- The road is planned to cooperatewith asked Tuesday for a ruling on the:}t
1i i A new racket has been discovered Through a misunderstanding in the Glades county commissioners recent tax law which places a tax!1 MANAGER SAYS FORCED CUT
in the and that bids local distribution arrangements the in road to of two cents on each check drawnon 1
l Everglades, one: constructing a graded REDUCES" OPERATION TO
r supply of Red Cross flour, supposedto a bank account. The request was :I '
fair to cause serious loss to all con- connect the Muse settlement in I
cerned. be available will not be ready for Glades county with LaBelle. The made in behalf of Hendry county i IXEFFICIEXCY.
local distribution until about Aug. 1, by Roy D. Stubbs, Fort Myers, attorney -I
Officials of the United States Sugar proposition was made by Homer G.
the committee of the Clewiston Com- for the Hendry county board 1
corporation here report the an- Hand, North LaBelle, 'to grade the
nual loss of many tons of, cane stolen munity Chest said this week.It road into Fort, Denaud if Hendry of commissioners.It I I With a slashing of salaries and a
; from their plantations by persons was originally planned to have county would furnish labor and fuel is possible that the government!I reduction in number of employes on
who make a business of stealing cane' the LaBelle chapter of the American for the road grading machinery. will exempt public funds, drawn by:the pay roll, the Everglades Drainage
from the fields and selling it. Red Cross stock the county's shareof county warrants, from the effect of I i'District has reduced its forces to a
1 :The loss is not only suffered by the flour and Clewiston's quota the tax since it is the general prac-i minimum to carry'on the necessaryi
I the sugar company but the' individual would be given out_ by requisitionsfrom tise for one branch of go-vernmentl. works of the district.
J farmers in the Everglades are the local community chest. BEARDSLEY NAMEDTO not to tax another. I Effective July 1-, the total pay roll
However, since there is not a Red Another phase of the matter discussed -
" losing sales for their product because, I jof( the district has been cut to
.'. of the competition offered by those Cross chapter here the quota sent to by Mr. Stubbs, was that the;'j $2,916.66 per month as compared to
LaBelle only included LaBelle, Fort CENSUS FARMSSTATE law requires a warrant signed
who are stealing the cane. Each ton by: $4,071.66 previous roll. The salary
e of cane stolen and sold reduces the Denaud and Felda. the chairman and secretary of the reduction was effected by dispensingwith

demand for the product of the individual Clewiston's quota has been applied county boards to draw any funds, the services of all except the
for and unless some, unforeseen from the county depository. According -
grower by that amount. BUREAU REQUESTS NEW ,general manager, secretary, assistant
difficulty arises it will arrive here to the practise now used in
There is a demand for sugar cane on secretary and stenographer, consult-
the east coast, which was filled to late in July. It is expected that approximately SURVEY OF INDUSTRIHS handling this additional two_ cents'ing engineer, stenographer, tax clerk

a marked ,degree last season by 10,000 pounds will be AND FARMS HERE check, the banks debit the account and bookkeeper, attorney, chief en-
stolen property. The officials of the sent here for distribution.The of the depositor with the amount of gineer, clerk and seven lock tenders.
committee from the Clewiston tax due at the end of each month.I
sugar company are seeking the cooperation 'All salaries and other fixed operating
of the individual cane Community Chest in charge of dis- Under the law a separate warrant charges of the district were paid upI
grower to apprehend those making a tribution are, Elbert L. Stewart, Mrs.J. J. E. Beardsley, Clewiston, was will be necessary at the close of the.to the end of March. Salaries and
J business of stealing cane, and their A. l\f McGehee and Mrs. I<'red Moltz. named as agricultural and industrial month's business to care for the tax I( fixed operating expenses for the
: prosecution. Persons desiring to apply for flour enumerator for Hendry county by the charge. months of April, May and June, have
j The situation here is comparable are advised to see one of the above board of county commissioners Tues- ,Hendry county drew slightly more not been paid because of the rulingof
named members of the committee for day. He is to make a thorough sur- than 200 checks in June. If the
: to that facing the citrus industry of the attorney general in the suit
Florida a short, time ago, when passing requisition blanks, and recom vey of farming and industrial activi- revenue department in favorof against the district by H. C. Rorick
:1 motorists stopped along the route mendations. ties in the county and ,make a reportto the counties it will mean, a sav-',and associates, holders of Everglades
: g down the state to gather fruit at the commissioners for informationof ings of between $50 and $75 a year Drainage Bonds. '

their pleasure. The loss suffered the state department of agricul to this county.It I A. W. Young, general manager for
:: w by the individual motorist was negligible REORGANIZATION IS ture. The name of Selden L. Stewart is expected that the ruling will the district said in a statement to
Jr., was also proposed for the
J but when a constant stream of be made at an early date. I the board of commissioners, "In the
position.The .
visitors to the state carried away a first place since the organization of
agricultural census of the '
few oranges each, the industry PROMPT IN PAYING the present board every: effort has
county will begin early next week ,
noticed a decrease in production. I EXPECT TO PLANT been made to keep the operating
when detailed information will be
Through co-operation the citrus II costs of the district at the minimum.In .
sent to the enumerator by the state
.'. growers started a drive of prosecution our efforts to reduce the cost of
of orange thefts and as a con- INTEREST OX BONDS OF ALL hassee.commissioner of agriculture at Talla- ON LAKE BOTTOMS 1 operation we have sought to eliminate -

sequence the practice has almost SERIES :MET OX-DUE DATE BY every operation which was not
All persons or firms who farm one I
stopped. essential to administering the affairs
,,, SUGAR REORGAXIZATIOX... : ._ acre .or more will be listed on the
--'- '- "
By a rigid enforcement of the of the district collecting its taxes
survey together the number of PART OF BAY BE
s., -- larceny law the loss of cane in the I and maintaining its works. The
\ (? :yergladeS will be reduced and the acres in the'county under cultiva- KEPT AT PROPER LEVEL I maintenance of these works in
-"individual cane grower will have a A prompt payment of interest on tion, the acreage of various crops. proper condition for operation in a;
: i
*fair competition for his products. bonds of all series was made in the number of laborers employedand BY DRAINAGE PUMPSA efficient manner has seemed to be of

f'." The sugar company does not grow New York Monday by the United the approximate value of 'prod- I paramount importance not only be-

cane for sale, but utilizes all its States Sugar corporation. In a tele- ucts grown in the county. The state cause of the enormous investment
products in the making of sugar. gram to Circuit Judge George W. department of 'agriculture makes a part of- Lake Okeechobee will which; ) the district has in those works
o A concerted drive to stop this Whitehurst under whose court the census once each five years of the be dyked off for farming, according'I and the danger of loss by deterioration -

practise of cane stealing is expected reorganization was perfected, Bit- agriculture development of Florida.No to plans of the Internal Improvement,i if they: are not maintainedbut
: to begin as the cane ripens in the ting Inc.- reorganization managers report was filed for this county I board, it was revealed at ,Pahokee, also because of the fact that it
fall. said: "One.year's interest on bondsof at the' last census. Thursday by F. C. Elliott. engineerand is only by the efficient operation
all series issued under first mort- I II secretary of the Internal Im-' of such works that benefits will ac-
gage and deed ,of trust of United I I provement. board, who was in Pa- crue to the landowners in exchange
Constable Race ProvesTo States Sugar corporation, said in- FATS LOSE HEAVY hokee on a tour of inspection.Low for the taxes which they are required -

: terest being due, is being paid by water level of the lake dur to pay. Obviously, any lapsein
:j # Be See-Saw Affair Central Hanover Bank and Trujst ing the past farming season caused i the maintenance and operation of
company as paying agent for the IN UNUSUAL GAMEThe I farmers to plant much of the ''lake, these works will rebound to the
company. bottom land, which has heretoforebeen I detriment of the district and of its
Off ag'in, On ag'in, Gone ag'in, "This punctual discharge of its ------ I uncultivated. The land re- creditors."
Flannigan the famous short story obligation by the company should be Fats lost-not weight-but a sponded ideally to the planting and The general manager pointed out
had nothing on the constable's race of interest. to all who have cooper- baseball game here yesterday afternoon bumper crops were raised on the that many of the employes of&.the
; 1, in Glades county's second primary. ated in the reorganization of the when the leans of the Kiwanis tracts. I district had served faithfully and efficiently -

First is was Sealey, then it was Southern Sugar company and the club took the measure of the "fats"in The extensive systems of dykes being : during the past three
Greer and at the present, moment it formation of the new company and an, uproaring game of ball by an constructed around the lake by months without pay and even now,.
is Sealey again that seems to be we hope it will go far in establishinga 8-.i score. the federal government will be they are performing their services
4 elected to ,the post of constable in dealing of credit and confidence in With Ed Butler catching for the utilized as a part of the program to I after having been given written

;i ... the neighboring county's first dis- the management on the part of the hefties and J. K. Baker and "Pap" cultivate much of the rich lake bot- I notice by the district that no legal
i district. The peculiar circumstances I investors and the public." Kelly dividing pitcing honors the tom land. It is planned to use a I claim can be made upon the dis
,1:surrounding the mix-up stirred the The United States Sugar corporation "fats" did some heavy field- part of land near Bacom's Point trict. The; general manager's state-
Glades county folk into a fever whenat is a reorganization of the old ing and handled the hickory with a which will be cut off from the lake ment concluded with this remark:
the close of counting regular ballots Southern Sugar company, a B. G. vengence. Carrying an extra amountof by the dyke line. "To the best of our ability we will
i of the June 28th election J. E. Dahlberg development which went avoirdupois, the members of the On the line of this proposed dyke, continue to perform those functions
Sealey was 9 votes in the lead of into receivership June 30, 1930. The heavy side experienced difficulty in Mr. Elliott said, the trustees of the which are essential to the life of the
..i ''Uncle' Jack Greer for constable. reorganization- control of the navigating the bases, especially Al Internal Improvement fund are now district. So long as the employesare
Then in came 14 votes by mail. properties here shortly before the Munroe, Western Union manager, I constructing a pumping station, willing to serve without pay and
The county canvassing board checkedthe : harvest season last year. The reorganization who barely qualifies for the. Pats-I which must be completed before con- with scant hope of payment in the
ballots and of the 11 mailed in :I was completed Nov. 5 men's team. After a smashing hit struction of the dyke. The pumps at future we will be able, in effect. 'to
10 X's were placed opposite the and the United States Sugar corpora- Munroe started on his way to first this station will have a capacity of keep the dors open'."

name of Greer. which gave the for- tion purchased the property Dec. 7,i but his heart was more anxious than : llft.ono-- ,- gallons a minute which
mer officer a one vote lead. 1931. Harvest started a few days his feet and so in a heap the West- 'will raise or lower the water level Pahokee Rotarians
Street rumor in the adjoining later. ern Union manager rolled on the i over the 3,000 acres at a rate of two
county has it that affidavits from at grass while the lean fielders scram- ,inches a day, making it entirely suitable
... least one of the absentee voters bled for the ball and succeeded in I to cultivation regardless of the Coming Next WeekThe
stated that, at least one of the ab New Faces To Show putting him out at first-with timeto :rainfall.A .

sentee votes should have shown spare. system of lateral ditches would Clewiston Kiwanis club will

Sealey as choice. Then the can- During 1933 Session Charlie Miner clouted a long fly :honeycomb the tract. The complete act as hosts to a representative group
: vassing board went into another ses to rightfield and made a circuit of i costs of the pumps, ditches and other of Rotarians from Pahokee at a )
sion and after carefully examining the bases-only to have the play ''necessary works has been estimatedat weekly luncheon here next Wednes-
the envelopes in which the absentee I I Elbert L. Stewart, Clewiston, Hen- called back as a foul ball."Pap" .- [ about $60,000. day night, it was announced by DaveG.
.. votes were placed the board signed dry county representative in the state Kelly, the club's heavy- Alston, chairman of the local
a statement that in their opinion the legislature will be one of 22 mem- weight president, did himself proudon I CHAIRMAN RESIGNS. I club's activity committee Wednesday
ballots had been tampered with bers of the lower house returned to second ,
and as relief man for J. K. : ---- I night.
11, ,Forthwith they threw out the 10 Tallahassee by election in the pri- Baker on the mound, firing his Selden L. Stewart resigned as Preparations are being made to
c-c. otes which left J. E. Sealey 8 votes maries. The 1933 session will be throws across. the plate with deadly I chairman of the board of county entertain about 12 members of the
In the lead again. graced by 74 new faces, not presentin accuracy to the plaudits of the fans. commissioners Tuesday and was replaced Pahokee Rotary club at the Watanabe -
There is some agitation to con! the last session.Representatives. Lang McDonald and Urie Waldronwere I by Fred ,L. Dunaway, commissioner House at that time.
test the election on that score, but from each of the conscripted from the ,ranks of from Felda. Mr. Stewart The invitation was issued to the
no definite action has been taken. adjoining' counties were re-elected: the non-Kiwanians to play for the I gave as his reasons for resigning Pahokee group, and it is understoodthat
So people of that district now say: R. K. Lewis and Dlvin A. Bass of "fats." whereas the "leans" had lack of sufficient time to devote to they will furnish the programfor
"At the present moment it looks like Palm Beach county, and J. H. Peeples plenty of- material for their line-up. the duties of the office properly.The the evening.At .

.;< Sealey. .is elected." of Glades, were successful candi- I Both sides were sore this mornings I former chairman.was absent the following meeting exe-
.. dates for re-election. Others from all on account of a baseball : from the morning session of the !cutives of the Clyde-Mallory: steam-
Hubert A. Land spent the weekend south Florida to be returned to the game. Not sore at each other mentally :board, and Dunaway was nam.ed tem- : ship lines from Miami will addressthe
here with his wife and. young capital are: A. O. Kauner, of Martin ,. nor even the umpire but physically I porarily chairman to serve in the ab Kiwanis club here, J, E. Beards-
kon.: Mr. Land returned .to his work county; W. V. Albury of Munroe; sore from the strenuousness of the ;sence of Mr. tSewart. However, as ley, chairman of the program committee
.j in Okeochobfee Tuesday. (Continued on Page Three) same. (Continued on Page Three) announced, -'




,I tax by the end of the year. GOOD SPORTS. [not a welcher and have no ill feel-
The Qlewiston ew5 In all his tax bill will reach approximately ings against anybody who defeatsme
$310 for the year as After every hard-fought battle for fairly and squarely which Mr.

Published every Friday In Clcwlston, compared to $174 under the old Roo Late nomination, whether It be in the Sholtz and his friends did. I
Florida by the CLEWISTON NEWS, order of things. or an Increase of democratic primary or In national shall never urge the people of my
Inc. $236 for the year. ,convention, there are rumors (some party to quit the party because I
CDO Classify of them substantial that certain de- defeated. I still 100 per-
There is nothing we can do aboutit ) was am :.j
Entered as second class matter. except pay the tax as levied, and feated and disappointed[ candidateswill cent democrat." .{'
February 1, 1927, at the Post Officeat demand of our legislators that they By RUSSELL KAY bolt the party and not supportthe We hope Al Smith and his sup-
Clewiston, Florida, under the Act inaugurate and stick to a rigid I II Secretary, Florida Prm Auoriatfai ,, choice of their colleagues. As porters can see the situation in the

of March 3, 1897. economy program.AN -i iI this is being written there Is some same light and come to accept their
---..--- I I indication that Al Smith and his defeat gracefully. The democrats
Well it looks like Florida folks
Anewspaper devoted to the best INDUSTRIAL ROMANCE. workers may not support Franklin have nominated a worthy man;
Interests of Hendry County, Florida.Its Industries reached the point where they j D. Roosevelt as the party nominee, other men, perhaps equally worthy,
Some of the greatest thought it be good idea to
might a
but bolt the Such tacticsare
leading newspaper. I may party. have had their chance and should be
have come Into existence without a take few of those political ma-
a to be deplored and such policy on convinced that Mr. Roosevelt Is the
fanfare of trumpets. Comparativelylittle chines apart and If they could I
the part of Smith or his friends
Subscription rate: per year$2.00 choice of their party.
heard of them until they
was find out what made 'em go.- And should the
be given criticism
of State of Florida ......$2.50 severe Being loser Is perhaps even
Outside reached a more or less mature a good
did they do it, I'll say they did. \from good democrats which it de-
growth. That was true of electricity more important in the character ot
Advertising rates furnished on ap- And all the king's horses and the serves.
oil and steel. I an individual than being a good win
plication Today the "air conditioning in-I king's men, couldn't put 'em together -I John W. Martin gained many ner. Howey and the republicans will

dustry" is in a similar position.: It again, even if they could find friends bhis formal statement find their battle to defeat :Mr. Sholtz
Business office. Clewiston News, has not been "sensationalized." It all the pieces. But it only goes to'I which he issued after his overwhelming in November In the general electiona

Clewlston, Florida. Editorial and has not been Loomed by reckless en- show what an outraged public can and <.complete defeat for much harder fight because of Mr.
Advertising, same. thusiasts. But no other industy in do when it finally gets up on its the nomination as governor of Flor- Martin's timely and sportsmanlike

the opinion of experts, has greater I I I ear. ida: "I was overwhelmingly defeated statement.-Moore Haven Democrat.

Telephone 339 potentialities or offers a greater field I I The people of Florida did more i Jin a fair fight and the nominee. Mr.
and(than I select a democratic nominee in|Sholtz, did it in good shape. I wish
for trade expansion, employment Young wife: "Oh, Tom, it's just
commercial developments of all II I i the second primary, they just naturally -him every success and trust. the people about since
our honeymoon
a ,
BREAKING TRADITIONS. kinds. I rose up on their hind legs I .who supported him will not be year
disappointed in the results when we spent that glorious day on
:Many large Industrial plants, large and with an avalanch of votes gave I they ex-
Roosevelt I ipect him to attain. I born the sands. I wonder how we'll spend
Presidential candidate buildings, theaters and stores as wellas voice to their contempt and disgustfor was a
has made at least one stride toward thousands of homes, have adopted those who were so misguided as;democrat, will die a democrat, and the first anniversary?
the progress of the nation. "air conditioning" plants as an absolute to believe that the manhood and(have never bolted the party. I am I Tom (gloomily) : "On the rocks."

That of breaking foolish and unnecessary necessity, before the general womanhood of this great commonwealth -;! -- .

at the traditions.democratic In his convention appear- public even knows the meaning of could was so be dumb' and unintelli- ;.jM*..:MMMM2MM:..*..*..*..*..*..:.-*..*..*..*..*..:..*..*..:..:...:..: :..:..:..:...:...:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:...:..:..:..:.:
ance the term. gent it swayed by a cam-
shortly after his official nominationhe Air conditioning will lend to revo- paign of slimy insinuations, char- k y_
met the issues of his party face lutionary changes in the design of acter assassination, much and filth, :_. y
to face, received the nomination, and home and buildings. Instead of having the like of which had never before

made his formal acceptance of the windows to bring air in. we will been attempted.The _!: Open to the Public l
him fellow
honor placed upon by build without windows in order to marvelous vote given the C

members of his political party. keep out impure air, and will use young man from Daytona Beach, f: y
Whether one is a democrat or a only "conditioned" air, that is, air while 'a wonderful tribute of public --
republican he must admit the follyof that has been washed and heated .. ..-
or faith and confidence in Mr. Sholtz, ; <: '
the age old custom of having the cooled to the proper temperature. Its stands as an even greater tribute to ,- .o.y' '- .i-
presidential candidate wait for a ::!: : Moderate Green Fees :;:
forcast that in the future the atmosphere the thousands of .men and women ,
delegation from his party to give 1i -
conditions of whole cities who cast their individual ballots in "
him official notification of his nomi- I and countries will be changed, with favor of decency, clean politics and ;:i: :' Exceptional Fairways ;
nation, and to make his acceptance. equivalent beneficial changes in the 1 I fair play. ,. :

tory There of was our a nation time in when the political such action his- habits of life of their inhabitants.We The spirit of fair play has long! :i : ,; Interesting Grass Greens ::
are watching the start of a! .
been dominant in the hearts of all
was necessory. Due to the egographic :
great What fast
true Americans. We love clean I '
location of the conventions of each transport instant communication : a _:: ; __ :Iii.:
fight, and a blow below the belt
party and the distance to the homeof cheap mechanical and similar : ; ..- r ,
power '
fails to turn sympathy to '
never our ,
I 'i. ,. I
the chosen candidate was necessary .
discoveries done
have for

fore for the a notification certain time could to elapse be made.be- and conditioning social growth will do in the in world benefiting commerce, air i.the And one that's who receives a healthy it.state of mind_, I :t ; The Most Popular ::" .,:,::;:

The need for such a custom has long individuality or collectively, and we :'i- .... J :::
health. It will make social need have little fear as to the, futureof ::_:: : Recreation CenterIn '': +
since been removed. In this age of and economic history.. :: : '
Florida when her citizens standen '
quick communication via airplane, i <:
:: ,> .' : : ;
radio masse as they did on June 28th, :. 1': ..
telephone coupled with the j '
fast A WINNING TICKET. in defense of this great American ::- ', ; ;j .,: .+
service given by newspapers of '_ I .: -
the nation, it has been the utmost Roosevelt: and Garner! An inspired principle. : y:
folly to await the arrival of a con- ''ticket. After 12 yeais{;. of .:'_- J .-:--
evntion committee to tell the candi- mediocre or bad guessing the demo- Well, it seems that there is nothing : y:

date that his party had selected him crats finally reward themselves by quite so effective as a big doseof ?
as a standard bearer in the coming making a perfect choice. It is not Sholtz when it comes to cleaning I.:
election.It only one of the best tickets any po- out a political nest.
is too much like the old maid litical party ever named but in this I And while it looks like Little :: Golf Course jjj

who had worked all her feminine year of grace it is far and above David was all set for the governor'shigh

charms on the bashful benedict and anything else in sight. chair, don't overlook the fact .-
then when after much prompting and The ticket is not only of high that he's still got one more hurdle ::.:-- -:-.
prodding he finally uttered the im- calibre and in perfect balance but it to jump, the well known elephant, .
portant question, she feinted a swoon starts off under auspices that could and what happens in November will ..N:N.N...:..:N.N.N:N:N:N.N:N:N:N:N:N:N:N:N:N:N.N:N:M:N:N:N:M:N:N:N:N:N:N.N:N:N:N:N.N:N:N:N:N.N:..:N:N:N:N:14..

and replied "0 Henry, this is so scarcely be improved upon. The depend a whole lot on Howey be _
sudden." The presidential candi- platform is sound and clear'cut' and haves himself between now and.

dates nominated by every political the party is in a state of harmony then.You -

party, are certainly aware of their seldom achieved by either side. Gov- know a flock of voters can '
prospects of being named as candi- ernor Roosevelt's decision to go to just naturally mess up anybody's old '
date. Usually they conduct cam- Chicago and talk to the delegates play house when they get started, ;' : NOTICE
)f: .
while they were hot and when so of 'em got ideasin : ,
paigns in their own behalf for the was a happyone. many ... ,
post-and then to wait three or four Up to the hour of his appear- their heads like they have right'now ".r .: i\ : '

weeks before being "told" by a com- ance there may have been some in you just can't tell what might
mittee. the hall who were disposed to doubt happen by fall. !

The sooner :we, as a nation, cast that what had been done was best Anyhow, we got one consolation, WE HAVE GOOD LAND FOR RENT
aside many of the other foolish tra- but after they had heard his frank I we know it will be a clean fight for

ditions, just because they are tradI- and forceful outline of his political I even if he was that kind of a guy, FOR' FALL AND WINTER CROPS.
tions, the sooner we will be on a philosophy and his plans for the cam-II which he ain't, Mr. Howey couldn'tsay
road to sound logic and action on paign it is safe to say there were no( anything against poor Dave that
matters of, prime importance. doubters. The delegates will go 1[I hasn't already been said, so both
home on a high wave of confidence I candidates will probably spend their -

WHAT THE :NEW TAXES MEAN with no counsel of despair- in the time talking about themselves and 'F ': : Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted.
whole lot. their parties, rather than about each :.

According to a study of the effectof The stage for the closing harmonywas I other. I
the new federal tax scheme just set in the final balloting the.
put in action an interesting insight night before. One by one the rival I And it appears that folks were

into the dollars and cents side of the. aspirants pulled out, leaving the I I sure enough in earnest about Mr.1 The Clewiston Co. (
tax is given. prize to Roosevelt. The one exc'p.l Amos, now we'll see how much
Under the new scheme a businessman tion was the implacable Al Smith.i way the banks will get from the new

married and with one child, When last heard from he was still comptroller I .
having an income of $6,000 per year disgruntled but Al will come round And Mr. Hardin Peterson turned!,
will pay into the federal treasury all right. Like an old range steer out to be a pretty good; plumber after ]

last$124 year.as compared Now suppose with $23.63 this same for he stick has with no other the democratic place to go party.and will so all.with anyhow Sears he, fixed Caldwell Florida's and Wilcox Drane,, I I I :;NNNI.:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:...:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:-.:..:..:..:...:..:..:...:..:..:..:..:..:..:NIINMMNNN. . :...:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.

business man buys a moderate priced If Smith was the tragic figure of I we'll have a nice new foursome in \ -

automobile for $600, he will ante to the convention, his old foeman of an- Washington. i I :y
the government a sum of $18 plus other day was the secondary hero. They're all promisin' men and if!
:: To the Votersof ::
about 60 cents on tires, etc. Then At the critical moment William they can keep half of 'em, they'll betdoin' ;

assume that he uses 700 gallons of I Gibbs McAdoo arose and thwarted a lot. :.- '" -+-
gasoline a year, which is not an unusual whatever plans Smith had under consideration ; : / .
amount, and 30 gallons of for stopping Roosevelt. By Well anyhow, Mr. Martin is still '.! Hendry County i

lubricating oil, the federal tax will: handing over California's 44 votesto the ex-governor. .. _t.
relieve him of $8.20-not countingthe Roosevelt he pushed the majority -::- -:-
state tax he will pay along with I within reach of two-thirds and it A Suggestion for Golfers. y v

the price of gasoline.If went safely past that mark when The twosome was making painfully :: I sincerely appreciate the majority" ::
he is one of those who like a Texas promptly followed suit. The slow progress and the ministerhad
bottle of so-called beer and makes I rush to the bandwagon ensued. The just dubbed his approach shot .
his own batches for home use, he Garner states put Roosevelt over and for the third time.It :: vote given me by the citizens of Hendry ::

will be required to hand over a cou- that may explain the virtual unani- was then that his companion,
ple of dollars as tax on the malt he mity of the Texan's victory for vice emerging from a hand that had :: County and I shall endeavor to conduct :: ,

consumes. His wife will add about president though no political motive covered a smile, asked: "Dominie
three or four dollars a year to his need be sought for so excellent a even under such circumstances, don't :*: the Sheriff's office in such a manner that ::

tax bill through her use of cos- choice. :you ever cuss?"

metics.If The party is at last united behinda The reply was vibrant with deep :: you will never regret your action. ::
he still feels like affording it, popular ticket with a strong plat- emotion: "I don't swear, but when
he might spend $75 for a radio and form. It is confronted by: weaknessand something of this sort occurs, I spit,"

$100 for an electric refrigerator, for an incoherent verbosity. There suiting the action to the word, "and
which he will pay an additional tax should be no doubt of the result in where I spit," and his voice fairly '
of $3.75 and $5 respectively. As he November.-Fort Myers News-Press. rasped. "the grass ;never grows i H. L. DELANEY,

goes about his daily business using ---. again." ..- -..

electricity, matches, telephone serv- "Mother, may I go out to play?" :: Sheriff Hendry County :':
ice, etc., he will be assessed for his "Yes, my darling daughterBut Dear Editor: "Does the law give a vy

activity. If he spends a couple of remember the things you want man tho'right to open his wife's .y .' 1..
dollars a week on shows, movies, and to do letters?" :- )i ;-

such entertainment he will pay $10 Are the things you hadn't oughter! Answer: "Yes, but not the nerve." .:...:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.:':..:v:w:MV.:M.:"::":"'=.%w:M:%w..:..:..:,.:..:...:..:..:..:..:..:..:.,: :..:...:..:,.:..:.v.;.



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L Personal Mention

:Miss Evelyn Hare entertained witha : primaries are over, and we all
Icon Summer rains in all the Everglades ,
home dancing party at her home" heave a sigh of relief. But what we

---l: II. W. Ragin of Orlando, spent Friday here Friday for a number of her' territory from Canal Point i!I'I editors want to know is, what are
to Clewiston and in the flatwoods
in Clewiston on business. 10 friends who are planning to spenda >we going to use as news through the
\ JULY 1932 !
and prairie land from Lake Okee-
of the from
part summer away dull summerExchange.The .
'jchobee to Fort Myers on the west
:Miss Frances Tippey and Tommy Subject: "The Call of Moses." Clewiston. I I

Jones were Saturday visitors in West }Golden Text: "Certainly I will be Delightful refreshments of cherry I coast can be credited with the luxuriance "Stop Roosevelt" effort now *

Palm Beach. jello and cream, cantelope and club' of green, growing vegetation -_ goes under new management, into
with thee. Exodus 3: 12. ; corn, weeds, grass, sugar cane I
crackers were served. Those present the hands of the republicans.TamTribune. -
Mrs. W. C. Hooker and Mrs. DaveG. Lesson Text: 'Exodus 3: 10-16; 1: were: Misses Mary Bush, Betty and ornamental plantings. Fields of ,pa, .

Alston spent Saturday: afternoonin 10-12, Spicer, Louise Oglesby, Lib Van- corn scattered throughout the area .

West Palm Beach. Introduction: Landingham, Roberta George, Ima traversed by the Belle Glade-Paho- The people of the state of Florida

Moses lived 120 years, divided into Jean Brazmore and Evelyn Hare, Van kee road and on state road 25 at I confidentially expect a call for a

Mr. and :Mrs. Norman A. Neilson three periods of 40 .years each. Bush, Hardin Hendricks, Bobby Hare, the south end of the lake show vigorous stato platform convention, te be held

spent the week-end in Tampa as The first period covered his birth Alden Wallace, Merrel Lowe, Tommy I growth in spite of the grassy within the next month. Sholtz de-

; guests of friends. and concealment on the bank of the Kooks, and William Hooks. Miss condition of many fields. II clared in favor of such action: With

I; river Nile; his discovery by the; Hare was assisted in serving by her Land which was covered with Sholtz the nominee, and a good

Mr. and Mrs. D. 'E. Golden of Miami daughter of King Pharaoh, who at mother, Mrs. R. M. Hare. vegetable crops a few weeks ago is strong platform, Florida will givea

were in Clewiston a few daysof I the suggestion of his sister, Miriam. I now taking a summer rest under a even larger democratic majoritythis

this week on business.Mr. 'placed him in the care of his real SKLDEN STEWART RESIGNSAS blanket of ragweeds and other wild year than usual.-Southwest.
growth. Moonvines are not as muchIn
mother as a nurse in the employ of
and Mrs; Ed Lundy of Moore the princess; then came the adop- evidence this year as in the past.

Haven, were, in ClewisJ.on Wednesdayon tion of Moses into the family of (Continued from page one Few cultivated fields are noticed in Biding His Time.

business. Pharaoh's daughter and into the i the afternoon session convened Mr. the ,Everglades territory south of They had new neighbors and the

royal household and the schools of i Stewart accepted the chair and en- the lake, truck farmers in the main wife was much interested in them.In .
being content to await fall
I' C. L. Richards of Tampa, was I Egypt wherein he became "learned tertained a motion to accept his when a few days she reported:

among out of town persons transact-I in all the wisdom of the Egyptiansand I resignation. Not one' dissenting vote summer rains have ceased to begin "They seem a most devoted couple

ing business in Clewiston Saturday was mighty in words and deeds." was recorded against naming the preparation of soil for winter crops. John. He kisses her every time he
At Belle Glade just north of the
Moses' first work among his peoplewas new chairman.Mr. goes out. 'and even waves kisses to
F. K.; Foster and A. L. Hackett a failure. It happened thus, Stewart stated that he had canal bridge and east of the road,I her from the sidewalk. Why don't
Mr. Ford who
spent the holidays in Eyerglades "When :Moses! was grown, he went served as a member of the board for usually has some- you do that?"

where they went to enjoy deep sea out unto his brethren, and lookedon 145 meetings.The thing growing on his land, this, week I "Why don't I?" replied John.

fishing. their burdens; and he spied an new chairman, Mr. Dunawayis was discing and rolling a plot of sev- "Good heavens, I don't even know
eral acres, but it was not learned "
Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of one of the two hold-over. membersof her yet.
what to be
Mrs O. E. Knox of Gainesville, arrived his brethren. He slew the Egyptian, the commission who will be in was planted. Sam Cop-

.. in Clewiston Monday to be the and hid him 'in the sand." office during the next two years. The per of the asparagus farm between If we save one of these 3c postage

guest of Mrs. Evelyn Pace for a short other is Ray C. Hull LaBelle. Belle Glade and South Bay was over-' stamps long enough maybe some
The next Moses two He-
1 day saw seeing cultivation of
visit. asparagus filds collector will pay $300 for it.
-" brews contending and criticised the
r in that section. Three double-shovel
--' one who acted wrong, and he said to OFFICIAL COUNTY BALLOT; plows were being
Emil Schauermann of Baltimore, pulled by a tractor Florida sheriffs receive 65 centsa
Moses, "Who made thee a prince anda h down the
Md., spent a few days here as the I I asparagus rows and other: days for the board of prisoners, but
? intendest thou to The following is
judge over us a complete tallyof laborers were using hoes
guest of I his brother, George to chop the ex-service men camping in Wash-
kill me, as thou didst the Egyptian? votes for Hendry county given down the weeds. -
mann. ington were fed at a cost of six centsa
SChauer-I'I' "Then Moses fled from the face out by County Judge H. A. Rider, Roadside work was being done at
day.: Come to Florida, boys and
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land after the meeting of the county can- Iseveral points, mowing of grass and! break into our jails.-Avon Park

Jewel Russell and Troy Puryear of- Midian," which adjoins the Red vassing board Friday. This list in-I weeds along the state road receiving -: Times.

spent Monday 'at Crescent Beach, I Sea. The priest of Midian was cludes all mail votes. the most attention. Arthur Wells I II

i Reuel. of Jethro, with whom Moses For Congressman at Large I at Bean City was having a ditch

near Fort Myers. i resided and one of whose daughters I Alsop .......................................... 295! bank cleared for planting to avo-I Florida is gaining popularity

Mrs. E. D. Bennett and her daughter (Zipporah), he married, and lived Sears .......................................... 364 cadoes in addition to 200 trees already among national educational circles as
a winter home for schools. The
Miss Bonciel Stone will leave i the life of ,a shepherd for 40 years.I For Congressman 1st District. I planted between the road and :
Drane .......................................... 351 the lake front. 0. W. also Riverside Military Academy of At-
Sunday for Marianna for a month'svisit "Now Moses kept the flock of Manning I
Peteijsou .................................... 438 i has recently planted avocados in that i lanta, has maintained a winter
with relatives and friends. Jethro his father-in-law, the priestof _
For Governor school at Hollywood, near Miami and
.:) Midian: and he led the flock to section. No pumping equipment has
Martin ........................................ 430 yet been (installed to I now the Kentucky Military Institutehas
Ernest V. McClelland who has the back side of the desert even to protect the
I Sholtz .......................................... 482: grove project but plans leased the Venice and San Marco -
Horeb. Behold the bush burned contemplate:
been stationed here as telegraphoperato'r I For ComptrollerAmos hotels and will open their winter
for the Coast Line railroad 'with fire and the bush was not consumed such improvement. I
: ......................1...................' 325 I Muck fires along the road canal school there next January and con-
and Moses said 'I will
left Tuesday for Lakeland. now
1 turn aside, and see this great sight,, Lees<: ............................................ 555: west of Lake Harbor continue to'I tinue till April. Especially for the
For Railroad Commissioner yoth of the land who benefit so
Ed Butler and wife, and why the bush is not burnt'." And i smoulder in spite of the frequent
youngson I Burr '.....................__..................... 377' rains. much by year round out-door exer-
Jimmy returned to Clewiston God said, "I am the God of thy
I, Douglas ___................................... 316 Drainage ditches leading to cise, Florida's climate is a God-given
Wednesday, from a short visit in father, the God of Abraham, the God the benefit.
Tampa and Lakeland. !of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." For National Democratic Committeeman : pumping station at Lake Harbor

I were being cleaned out by "'a drag-
"Come therefore I will
i now and Sutton .......................................... 254 I line excavating machine in i: PALM: BEACH TA.LIST
Mrs. Hershel Smith and children, send thee unto Pharoh that thou prepara-
i Taylor ....................._..................... 454 i tion for pumping operation when HELD DISCRIMINATORY
of Americus. Ga., Mrs. C. V. Smith I mayest bring forth my people the
r -......... of Jacksonville Beach the latter For National Democratic Commit- i additional rainfall requires.
; ., spent children of Israel out of Egypt. And Q: I
part of the week in Clewiston asS Moses said unto God "Who I teewomau The experimental section of levee West Palm Beach, Fla., July 8.-
... am Mrs. Ramsay: .............................. 228 : thrown up near the state road between -
-.=. the guests of Miss Katherine Smith. that I should unto Pharaoh and Charging that Palm Beach county's
go Mrs. Reid .................................... 342: county line and Clewiston roll is
that I should bring forth the chil- I was 1932 tax illegal and discrim-

William Herman and family re- dren of Israel out of ?" For Sheriff : almost covered with grass planted inatory, formal protest against its
cently arrived in Clewiston where Egypt Delaney ....................._............... 469 Ion the slope of the dike to prevent acceptance ,was filed with the coun-

Moses was now about 80 years Hooker ........................................ 436 erosion. During the winter the .
ty commission yesterday by H. J.
Mr. Herman is connected with the and I
half that time
been I
For '
Tae Assessor
:McWilliams Construction company. j grass grew slowly but with adequate Quincy, attorney for Harjim, Inc.,
They are making their home at the spent in the solitudes of the desert. Murray ........................................ 405: t moisture now the levee should be;Central Corner, Inc.. and Charles A.

Clewiston, Inn. I I God said to Moses, "Certainly I I Reeves ........................_.......?....* 483 well sodded by the end of the sum-j Snyder, owners of extensive real es-
I I will be with thee; and this shall be For Tax Collector I I I
1 mer. ,, tate holdings in the county.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McGehee and Ia I I token unto thee, that I have sent Gelly ............................................ 476: Sugar cane in fields of the United 1!! The protest cites several ground,

children, ,Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Stewart, : when thou hast brought forth Taylor .......................................... 425 IStates Sugar corporation in the Ca-,for objections to the roll, includinga

and Miss Dorothy Moorman and a I I the people out of Egypt, ye"shall For County Comimssioner District 3'I ual Point, South Bay and Clewiston I charge that the 1931 state lay

party of friends of Belle Glade and i serve God upon this mountain. Hull .......:.................................... 131 areas is looking extremely good; i j regarding collection of taxes on in- ..

West Palm Beach, spent the Fourth I I This sign or proof was not furnished Poole .......................................... 114 fields are free of weeds and growth i!jstangible personal property is contrary -

at' Boynton Beach. ;I immediately, but :was to come For School Board Member Disst. 1.: of cane is regular. \ to the constitution the United ,

,as (or after) the work was done. A. G.' Carr .................................. 98 Prairie land west of Clewiston is [ States and results in "virtually

i i But Moses said to God, "Behold, M. L. Williams .......................... 84: green with grass and hundreds ofi exempting from taxation hundred
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. I
Shelley returned i
from I when I come unto the children of II range cattle are grazing in that area [of millions of dollars worth of per-
Monday a month's vaca- ,
i Israel, and shall say unto them, the I'Dithches are well filled but at 'sonal "
tion spent in Peoria, Ill, Cuthbert,
God of your fathers hath sent me place was there evidence of too!
Ga., and Dayton Beach, Fla. They I unto and MUNICIPAL AND OTHER BONDS I I II
you; they shall say unto much water. I I Read the Clewiston News for all
were accompanied home by Mr. Shelley's what is his ? what I
me, name shall I A new tick eradication quarantine the news of Hendry county.
mother, Mrs. Z. H. Shelley of
say unto them?" Tampa, Fla., July 8.-Special-) station has been established near, 0wflLL
Cuthbert Ga. who will remain
There are many gods in the J County and districts bonds, issued Goodno in Hendry county and cars:
for short visit.
heathern worship and each had ai for road construction, and city debts I going west are inspected for wild :

;, name. The people would believe incurred mostly in paving streets, flowers and- plants or other tick-car-

SCHOOL BOARD PURCHASES !Moses more readily, if he could tell would be amortized and ultimatelypaid I rying medium.' Nubian milk goatsof ,

_s EQUIPMENT FOR CLEWISTON I I them God's name. off under a new taxation plan E. E. Goodno on the Hendry Ford

".r' "And God said unto Moses, 'I Am I devised by G. G. Ware, Leesburg place east of LaBelle were sleek and

Starting a definite drive to prop- hath sent me unto you'.,, ........ And+] banker, first publication of whichis content on ti' err pasture .-azing.l|!

erly equip the ,Clewiston high school God told Moses to say, "The Lord made in the Florida Grower for Mixed strains of Brahma cattle I

for next. year, the Hendry: county God of your fathers the God of Abraham -I July, out this week. looked well fed.

school board purchased two gas{ the God of Isaac, and the God Proceeds in part of levies on mo- Work on a connecting link of state I

stoves Wednesday for the home eco- of Jacob, hath sent me unto you:I tor fuels and of general sales taxes road 25 in Hendry county is almost I

nomics department of the local this is my name for ever, and this is.both would be utilized in liquidating I at a standstill. The grade is in TRADE

school for the fall term. The stoves my memorial unto all generations." city, county and district indebtedness good shape and can. be traveled in I

were purchased from the Franklin It is difficult for us to understand resulting from expenditures for high-I comfort where it is in use althoughno

Hardware company of Fort Myers. these things. Once Jesus was being way construction if the Ware proposals surfacing work has been done. '

Another step in preparation for a questioned by the Jews, (John 8:58) were accepted. ;;From Clewiston to Fort Myers the Clewiston for LaBelle

full nine months term for the Hendry and Jesus said unto them, "Before A portion of the revenue from the road as a whole is in the best shapeit

county schools was made when the Abraham was, I am.," 'taxes also would go to the state, for has ever been. PropertyTen

board decided to reduce salaries of Moses continued to make excuses 'the expense of the governmental I Old orange groves which have received -

teachers in the schools. Salary cuts and said, "0 my Lord, I am not elo- agencies at Tallahassee and elsewhere no attention for years, are

amounting to $810 were made in the quent, but I am slow of speech and and to maintain roads, its putting out leaves in response to Acres Custard
staff of the Clewiston, school, and the of a slow tongue." But God an- I portion of the advalorem on real es- summer rains and making their sea-
swered him. "Who hath made man's tate to be Under Cultivation, with House,
other schools of the county were affected relinquished. sonal fight for existence. In groves
accordingly.NEW mouth? or who: maketh the dumb, or Realty in the country districts where attention is being given to Half-mile from Hard Road-

r deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? I I then would be taxed only for county I pruning, spraying and cultivating, Will Trade for Habitable Housein

FACES TO SHOW have not I the Lord? Now thereforego 'indebtedness other than road bonds, the trees are repaying the efforts LaBelle.

... and I will be with thy, mouth, 'I for county government costs and for given, by setting large crops of
DURING 1933 SESSION and teach what thou shalt say." the public schools. City advalorems young fruit.

t. In killing the Egyptian slave would defray municipal expenses not Small patches of sweet potatoesare
(Continued from page one driver, Moses forgot that vengencewas for debt service. doing well at different points in

Pete Tommasello of Okeechobee; C. God's and not his It seldom Under the system suggested by Mr. Hendry and Lee counties and will

M. Collier of Collier; Dwight L. pays to hurry God in his work. It Ware, farmers and growers would furnish an important addition to the JimBeardsley
Rogers of Broward and S. P. Robi- is said that a desert is school
a great
not be'compelled to pay either gaso- summer menu of those who are
neau of'Dade.Both .
teacher. line or sales taxes which were for energetic enough to provide for it.-
Dwight 1.. Rogers and Pete Most of us have a desert in
our use in defraying the debts of munici Pahokee News.
Tomasello are being mentioned as lives where, like Moses, John the palities.

possible candidates for the speaker- Baptist, Jesus of Nazareth or Saul of President of the Leesburg First This is the year the ins are on the

ship 'as is S. P. Robineau, of Dade Tarsus, we may retire for solitary National Bank, Mr. Ware is the first outs with the electorate.-Sebring

county. study of God and our own lives. In and only director fro mFlorida on I American. Clewiston, Florida'i

those desert places we hear the calls the board of the Atlantic Reserve
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(was elected governor, Florida had a nOEDtI.ING TO PROVIDE NOTICE OP PUBLIC HEARING. No. 296
(population of 77,77 whites and 62- FOR MAINTENANCE OF Report of the Condition of

ffroivVERNORS YOUR ';76 negroes. Duvul, Alachua, Leon, HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK: Monday, July 18, 1932 at 11 o'clock a. TIlE FIRST HANK Of CLEAVISTON'
=n., United States eastern standard time
In State of Florida at
at Clewiston the
Escambia. Nassau and Monroe coun- I Is fixed as date nnd time when and
the close of business, June 30th, 1932.
ties were th.3: largest In the state although Sebring, July 6.-Funds for main- the City Hall in the City of Clewiston
Is designated as the place where the Resources.
Hlllsboiough county Is tenance of Highlands Hammock, the City Commission shall hold a public Loans and discounts ._,__...._._.5 18.4850:
credited with 2,981. 2,140-acre tropical park near the meeting for the purpose of consideration United States: bonds ,--_.-.- 78750.00 ". J
The war called for sacrifice and city limits, will be provided for the and acting upon the assessmentroll County and Municipal bonds 20,000.00 5.
of acting as a Board of Equalization All other bonds, County ..(
labor but Governor Milton was ably next 18 months by .John Roebling, of hearing complaints and receiv- School Warrants __'_"_'_'_ 7,200.00
equipped for the stirring events. He wire manufacturer, Rex chair- ing testimony as to the value of any Banking o u s e, furnitureand
Bach, property real or personal, as fixed by fixtures .....__.__..__.;._ 8,410.01
MADISON\ S. PERRY, born, 1814 I courageously endured the hardships man of the board of directors of the tax assessor, and of perfecting, reviewing Other real estate owned __, 5,210.00,
South Carolina; died, 1865, Alau. but they were too much for a seared Highlands Hammock, Inc., was ad- and equalizing the 1932 tax Cash on hand and due from
assessment.This banks .____________.. 37399.40
chua count, Florida. Governor 1857 soul and tortured mind. His untimely vised in a letter from Mr. RoeblIng. notice dated this 5th day of

61. Railroad construction and the i death came as the Confederacy The latter's lato wife bought the July, A. D, 1932. Total .__.__...__._"..._...__.____$175.454.44
expansion of the banking system was nearing the end. tract and presented it to the F. DEAN DUFF, Liabilities.
county: President City Commission. Capital stock paid in __.__$ 15,000.00Surplus
were the two outstanding featureof During his term the only battle in II and the Roebling family has donated July 8, 15. fund .._...__.__'__ 20000.00
Gov. Madison S. Perry's admin the war fought in Florida took place more than $200,000 for improvements NOTICE Undivided profits (less expenses -
and taxes paid).__ 7257.21
istration at Olustee, Feb. 20, 1864. It was a and upkeep You will take notice that Ordinance Deposits ..___ 113559.96
Governor Perry, like his predecessor Confederate victory. I Mr. Roebling will maintain the No. 20, the same being an ordinance entitled Bonds borrowed ____.-._ 18,000.00
was a native of South Carolina Alexander K. Allison, president of park because: of the economic con-I I : Cashier checks _.__ 1637.27
Like Governor Broome again, he was the senate, became acting governor,:I ditions, the plan of having the coun- ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR Total _.._______175451.44
only 45 years old when elected to upon Governor Milton's death. He] ty take over and maintain the park THE LEVYING OF TAXES BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OB'HENDRY.
office. He sought Florida in early served a little over one month when having been dropped temporarily.: He AND PERSONAL :
I I I, Elbert L. Stewart, cashier of the
youth because he saw opportunity: to Gen. Edward McCook of the Fed- also will provide money to complete ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF above-named bank, do solemnly swear
the south. He was enthusiastic, pos- eral army arrived in Tallahassee and construction of dams through the THE PROPERTY SAME,FOR AND: THE THE PURPOSE SALE OF OF that the above statement is true to

sessed a brilliant intellect, and hada took possession. Governor Allison park build another road from the ENFORCING PAYMENT" OF DELIN- and the best that of it my Is in knowledge response and to official belief

contagious personality.The and ex-United States senators, Mal- park to a point near the Hardee QUENT TAXES. notice to report by the Comptroller of
was at the meeting of the City Com-
lure of agriculture was in his lory and Yulee, were taken prisonersand county line and other improvements mission of the City of Clewiston, held the State of Florida.
blood and he settled on a large confined in northern prisons. I which will keep a large force of men July 5th 1932, duly enacted.A ELBERT L. STEWART, Cashier.
full true and complete of Correct-Attest:
plantation near the present site of The state was placed under martial i busy for several months. said Ordinance No. 20 will be copy found C. V. PARKINSON,
Gainesville. Politics, however, was law, June 27, 1865, by: Maj. Gen. I The hammock directors have also posted on the bulletin board at the J. S. COTTRELL.
the commanding inspiration of the John G. Foster. !dropped their plans for deeding over inspection.This front door. of the City Hall for public ELBERT. L. STEWART Directors.,

day and it was not long until he left On June 13, 1865. President An- i.the tract, without. cost,. .to J. Ray notice dated this 5th day of Subscribed and sworn to before me
the farm and plunged into debates, drew Johnson, Lincoln's successor, Arnold, of Groveland, and associates July, A. D. 1932.MALCOM this 5th day of June, 1932.c. .
on current subjects pertaining to government appointed William Marvin governorof July 8, 15. Clerk. :Notary Public.
and state affairs. He wona Florida LEE COUNTY 'NAMES

: seat in the house of representativesand WILLIAM :MARVIN, born, New YOUNGEST JUDGE _h. "
later was elevated to the senate. York state; died New York state. --.-- -- I

He served ably and was the logical Governor, June 13, 1865 to January Fort Myers, July 6.-Lee county!

candidate for governor in 1856, being I, 1866. will have probably the youngest

nominated and elected without William :Marvin: the sixth governor judge in the country when David El- I II

much show of opposition. I of Florida was appointed bv mer Ward, 22, takes office next. II '

Secession was the topic of con- Andrew Johnson, presid-e t of the January. The youthful lawyer, who

versation prior to and during his ad United States. His term was brief, has ,eben practicing here for a little I oA Word of ell reciation I '

ministration. On November 26, 1860in lasting from ,June 13, 1865 to Jan. more than a year, won out in the I

his first message to the legislaturehe 1. 1866, and in keeping with the run-off primary over a veteran attorney -' ''I -

declared secession was inevitable, unsettled conditions of the times unsatisfactory E. Dixie Beggs, city judge.

and that it would follow the electionof : and stormy. He was nota for. the democratic nomination. I < ...----t>(< -..
Lincoln. stranger to Florida, however, for Ward was graduated from the University -: :...: ;'.

Railroads, not civil conflict, was in 1835 he had been appointed district of Florida and was one of I ., : :. ,
the engrossing trend of the new attorney for the state by Presi- the youngest men ever to pass the! I ... ',,:. '
Florida and railroad from Jackson- dent Andrew Jackson. He served for state bar examination. >' I wish to take this means of ,

ville to Tallahassee, and from Fer- four years in that capacity and in ; :( ,. .J. I

nandina to Cedar Key, were stu- 1830 was appointed United States Goilig the 1'ace. thanking the Democratic voters -

pendous accomplishments. Railroads district judge for Florida by presi- -- ; ,

were fast linking the vast reaches dent Martin Van Buren. Largely A firm of shipowners wired one .
: of Hendry for
of Florida and bringing the state into because of his knowledge of Floridahe of the captains: "Move, heaven and IJ :' county my .

greater unity. Two banks were established was appointed governor by Presi- earth; get her on Friday."
one at Fernandina, and dent Johnson. Just as they were becoming very I r nomination as Tax Collector

another at Tallahassee. i Governor Marvin was born in anxious, they received the reply: .

An important event of Perry's: Fairfield, New York. He was in "Raised ''hell and arriving Tln rsday." I":.;' in'the Primary of June 28th. :

term was the final settlement of the turn farmer boy, school teacher and ; ,

Florida-Georgia boundary line con- lawyer. Have a Care, Doc. I II "r'i:- .
troversy. After completing a highly After being in office for less than.

satisfactory term of office Governor four months Florida called a constitutional Somebody told Tillie, the office ,: ; ::,:; Respectfully,

Perry died in 1865 in his beloved convention at Tallahassee. stenog, that a chiropractor could : ...... ,

Alachua county: among the hills and Slavory was annuled; the negro was cure her neuritis. Now Tillie tellsus

farm land which he cherished. given civil rights but his voting that A chiropractor a guy who --. : ', ". :'.'{" ;: : -

JOHN MILTON, born, 1807, privilege was withheld. After serving gets paid for what an ordinary guy j :. : : E. E. KELLY

Georgia; died, 1865, at Tallahassee. as Governor Marvin was electedU. gets slapped for" i

Governor, 1861-1865. It was John S. senator but was refused a seat II :

Milton's sad and trying task to pre- in that body. It was largely because NOTICE OF APPLICATION DEED FOR TAX

side as governor of Florida duringthe Florida withheld the voting privilege

tragic days of the war betweenthe from the negro that Marvin was denied Notice Is hereby given, that Ruth R. rT
Beardsley, holder of Tax Certificate No.
states. The his seat in the senate. Marvin -
biography of no
863 and 1016 dated 7th day of July, A.
state leader is filled with such gloom returned to New York and spent the D. 1930 has filed said certificate in my
and despair manifested in remainder of his life in literary work office and made application for tax
as Go'"er'nor deed to issue thereon in accordance .. .......... ...... .... .. ...... .... .. .. ..............:.. .
Milton's publishing several books devoted : : :?: : : : : :-: : : :?: : :-: :-:. : : :-: : :-: :NN. :NNNNNN. . : :-: :-: : : : : : : : :N:NNNN. :-
career. Troubled, grief- to with law. Said certificate embracesthe
stricken, and ill, Governor Milton political questions, Florida, and the following described property situ- vv
ated in Hendry County. Florida,. to- v
committed suicide April 1, 1865.A War Between the States wit: Block 173. lot 24: Block 412, lots
native of Jefferson county, 26-27, in the City of Clewiston.

Georgia, John Milton was born April LEE'S NOMINATION der. The the assessment said certificate of said issued property was un in ill 1 Hot Weather

20, 1807. His 'father was General the name of C. E. Shaw and A. D. and
Milton LEAVES VACANCIESIN J.... M Francis -
; his grandfather, Capt. John
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed :: ::
Milton, both soldiers. Governor Milton THREE OFFICES according. law, tax deed will i
was captain of a volunteer com- issue thereon on the 8th day of August, III Special
Sebring, July 4.-The nominationof A D. 1932.
pany during the Seminole Indian
Dated this 7th day of July, A. D. 1932. .
J. M. Lee, Highlands county legislator (SEAL) WILLIAM HULL, v
war.He as state comptroller left three Clerk of Circuit Court,
practised law in Louisville and offices vacant, one of which has been Hendry County. Florida. :=: and with the hot weather this :1::
Columbus, Ga.. Mobile and New Or- July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5. comes i
filled already. Lee, in addition to T
In 1846 he
purchased a farmin y
Jackson county, Florida. He was being a member of the legislature, NOTICE ::: sizzling bargain! :;:
holds the offices NOTICE Is that
of county attorneyand hereby given an
elected governor in 1860 by 6,999 X X
election will be held in the election
votes, his opponent, Edward Hop- attorney to the county commis- precinct in Special School tax districtnumber +

kins, receiving 5,248 votes. When. heWon't sion.The legislative] position was filled in ida which on the seven duly 19th in qualified day Hendry of July County electors A. D.Flor-1932 who :: 10 Point Service for Your Ford ::

recently when J. E, Sims, town man- arc freeholders In said district will be y

ager of Lake Placid, was nominatedfor shall eligible issue to vote in the to determine sum of if Fifteen bonds :!: 1-GRIXD VALVES. ::: L..li

r the office over W. R. Maynard, thousand dollars for the purpose of :i: 2 CLEAX CARBOX. .. :i S: .
of Lake Istokpoga. The remaining building and otherwise improving the .;. ,. -;.
; ::
; .
Schools in said district.
officers will be filled by appointmentby ... .. '. ---
(Seal) DREW HAMPTON, .:. ; 4-TIME MOTOR.LIGHTEN :- ,,:?':-" .. -i-iI.
Takea county commission. DuringLee's Chairman Board of Public Instruction :=: 3- ALL HOSE COX- :"i ; '-t" :::

campaign the latter offices Hendry County, Fla. _;_ ., ,'; :. XECTIOXS. > i-: vC :,, : .;-

Lifetime Avon were handled Park by T. A. McNichols of ATTEST E. L.: STALLINGS, :::: ,f= ADJUST FAN BELT. <'., ::!;;:.; :_ :::

treasurer of the .democratic Secretary.June s- 7-CLEAX AXD ADJUST GEXE.f.. '.. )': ,: -i.i.i

executive committee.At 17, 24. July 1, S, 15.NOTICE. :x i: Y KATOR. ..*.:. ,:':- :::
To Out least two Highlands county men ;. : 8-ADJUST CARBURETOR A x D -,:.*:M:? y
Pay are expected to go wHIt Lee to Talla- ", ::
hassee. A petition having been received by :?!: ::. CLEAN SEDIMENT BULB. <\ ,; ;
They are, according to the the Board of Public Instruction of :i: : 9-ADJUST ERAKES., :t:

political wisacres Harry chance, Hendry County Florida on the 14th _i. 10-CHECK BATTERY AND REFILL +;
BUNGALOW CORNER LOT deputy clerk of the court and clerkto day of June A. D. 1932 from 25 percentof .,.
the Qualified freeholder electors of :i: WITH DISTILLED WA :::
Trees Shrubbery the county commissioners, andD. Special School Tax District Number 7 .:- '. TER. -;- ,
F. Canfield Hendry County, Florida reIUestlngthat '
Incumbent tax collector -
Modern I. :::
Conveniences.This an election be held in said district to :: :
who lost out In his race for determine if bonds in the amount of "
another term. Chance handled the I Fifteen thousand dollars should issue !: ,
business end of Lee's campaign. An- building by said district and otherwise for the improving purpose the of :_: All for $5.50 :

other rumor in circulation is thatJ. schools in said district. X
property can be bought at a V. Chapman Upon motion (Material Extra) .
formerly of Avon by Mr. Alston secondedby ':- -;-
reasonable price and paid for in Park, but now of DeLand will be Mr. Hampton the following resolu- y.
tion was adopted Viz "Be It resolved '-
small payments in live 'ears. given a position in the .'i- :
) comptroller'soffice. by the Board of Public Instruction of
Chance's successor in the Hendry County. Florida in session assembled .:;: Ford Experts Give the Best Service :;:
that the said Board does now :
The payments are as low as rent. court house, should he go with Lee, determine that It is necessary to issue .:: :: ')
To Your Ford ;
will be named by the ,clerk of the bonds in Special School tax district .
circuit court. Number Seven Ilendry County Florida :.:. .y- '
for the purpose of building and maintaining :
the schools in said district that y
Miss an election be held in said district on y
1932-You mustn't kiss me the 19th day of July A. D. 1932 to .
Jim in sight of my parents. determine if said bonds: shall Issue* '! SalesCompany !
Glades Auto
Slowgo.-Why-er-ah-I. have never 'that of said 6 percent bonds to payable bear interest annually at that theVate ..

kissed you. tho principal of said \bonds shall become .
Miss 1932-I know, but just in due and payable 1 each, \beginning i
BeardsleyIhono 1936 to 19SO; .
case you do.MaJohnny. DREW HAMPTON .

Chairman Board Public InstructionSeal
360 Cle\\is>tou, Fla. has daddy had his ( ) Hefidry County. Florida ':' Clewiston :-: Florida .
dinner yet? ". ATTEST: .
\ E. L. STALLING ;. i -i".
/ Johnny-I guess so-I heard the Secretary vv :
.J4> maid toll him he' had some crust. June 17, :L July l, 2, 13. :..:":": :"': > : >>'J >: : :+}.:"'>< :-! : : 2->I";-:":" --: :-: :--.>:..:.: xr :-: :-:rWWW* *