The Clewiston news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028415/01035
 Material Information
Title: The Clewiston news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Creation Date: February 16, 1945
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000366793
oclc - 33429955
notis - ACA5652
lccn - sn 95047264
System ID: UF00028415:01035
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Preceded by: Clewiston progress

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'BITTING'S: DINNER American Legion BOY SCOUTS HOLD Water Control Group DRAFT


FOR KEY MEN TO Tuesday ''Evening DISTRICT MEETINGON Belle Hold Glade Hearing WednesdayThe In I CLARIFIED BY CLERKOF

BE HELD TUESDAYClarence The Clewiston American Legion ;
Post. held its monthly meeting at committee appointed LOCAL BOARD
the Clewiston Inn Tuesday evening recently by Governor Millard Cald-

R. Bitting president of with ;Vice-Commander J. M. Couse I well to work out an over-all plan of
A crowd of Clewiston Boy Scouts, water control, use and -
presiding in the absence of I conservation,
the United States Sugar Corporation, F. E. Conklingi Commander -I scout officials and arents'm t: at held a meeting in Jacksonville last Mrs. Rose Hoffman, chief clerk

) will hold his annual dinner .honoring The dates for the annual: state: the Community Center Tuesday night week to hear engineers and other r In Selective the office of 'the Hendry County

the for a district meeting and authorities .on this Service Board, announces
key men and departmentheads I convention, to be held in West Palm supper problem and this
and heard an unusually will hold that she has been "
good talk a series of instructed -
of the organization at the Beach this year on April 18, 19, 20 public hear-
I by Dr. L. T. Myers, pastor of the ings next''' week over the state to by the local board to ad-
.Sugarland Park and 21, were announced and G. B. here
Auditorium on Tuesday Methodist Church in 'Fort Myers anda discuss this problem. strictly,, to the new regulations,
1 Thomas was named chairman
evening of next of a leader in youth The recently effective, relative
committee and Boy Scout I nearest of these' meetings to t to the
to for
arrange a delegation I change
Jay W. Moran, vice president and irom the local post ana for work for many- vnarC. Clewiston will be held in Belle Glade who in classification of registrants -

.. general manager of the corporation, ways and means of transportationto Dr. Myers was introduced by Don next' Wednesday. Others will be have been leave jobs for which they

rJ .stated this week that from the and from the convention. Benzie, assistant executive of Sunny held in Lake Wales Monday, Fort I board is deferred. The local
; standpoint of attendance Land Council Myers Tuesday and Fort composed of E. E. Kelly,
it is prob- Only routine business occupiedthe of Fort Myers, Lauderdale I 1 chairman
able that this and the Thursday.All II j. E. Beardsley and A. L.
will be the greatestof remainder of the meeting time, theme,; of his talk was that Taylor of LaBelle. ,
these dinners yet held. The the meeting being purposely short- adults could well apply the pointsof interested people, groups or

guest list will include, besides the ened to permit members who caredto the Scout oath and laws to their 'municipalities in the area are invited The continuing urgent need for

honored key men, members of the do so to attend the Boy ,Scout daily living, thus improving their to attend and those, who wish a place combat'replacements and a critical

.......,.- corporation's____. board of directors, in- meetine at the Community Center. I I own moral and physical well-being. on the program 'are requested by shortage of workers in war activities
uepeUQent-" .3 h cane growers, businessmen The His 'talka.. !': intp1'Qn".aoA_ ,,,,,a1. .. I committee chairman Frank TTnllonrl.. makes it necessary that all regist-
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officers ''U. -
farmers and civic I stories tY&U.L uu- to notify W. A. Glass : -u rants.. 18 thrl1_ 7', <>,.tt....,,..; ...._ &_ 4...._
leaders of will be held at the March meeting. merous and anecdotes which I Water Works n Y'" &J." Lt t.u I.Ue;
,J the lake area and prominent state ) made it most ,delightful for all at- Commissioner of Miami to insure a full extent of his abilities either (In
; officials. h aring. the armed forces
Two tending. Dr. Myers has been active! .I or In civilian war
j : Guest will Houses At in youth work for !,-- __ effort and to this end the new
,.... assemble for the din- fifty," years and regu-
':. 1',,, ner at 7:30. Dinner music will be Shawnee Farms in Boy Scout work for thirty.An $228 For March Of that lations when were announced providing

provided by Johnny Silver investiture an occupationally defer-
and his service
,i"; orchestra now playing at the Kitty Destroyed By FireThe ducted by four Air ',Scouts,was Stanley con- I Dimes Campaign Is red registrant for which leaves he the employment

Davis Supper Club in Miami. Russell Wright, Bruce Beardsley, Frank is deferred he
Netted shall
I be
DanceThe reclassified ,into
,Kay of. Tampa will act as toastmaster Conkling' and Charles Benbow for a class
!: Attractive prizes will be Clewiston fire department four new members after which the available for service unless he seeks

]i' drawn by lot, ,as has been customary -I answered a call from Shawnee leader of this branch of Scouting, March of Dimes 'Dance given 'a his determination local ; in writing, from
Farms, three miles northwest board that
I in of the he is needed
past years. M. S. Wright, presented the by the recreation committee of the
% city, about new more in another
eight-thirty position.
The affair will Sunday members with their United States 'Sugar
j' have an added badges. Corporation un-
evening and Following is the
arrived time
to pre- der exact wording of
interest for visitors the supervision of I. Lee
in view of the The excellent, Parker, the
vent destruction supper was new regulations
of the commis- pre- as furnished
4., progress of construction of the new sary and possibly other buildings bya pared by a group of Scout mothers 1. Sr., netted 228.13 for the Infantile Mrs. Hoffman: by
1 starch plant which is and Paralysis Fund after the
now nearing fire which completely razed one consisted of chicken pilau, pie, paymentof When a registrant
completion. Visitors will have pickles, cole slaw a twenty per cent government j i in Class II-A
\ an five-room frame house and so badly coffee and hot tax. I or Class II-B (including
opportunity to visit both the starch damaged another that it will rolls. ,Mrs. C. A. Martinez prepared The dance was held last Sat- I identified a registrant
prob- with the
plant and the urday'evening at the letter "F" or the
the Sugarland Park
sugar house pilau Mrs
during and C.
{ ably have to be entirely rebuilt. E. Robbins letter "L"
j j the day. prepared the Recreation Center. voluntarily leaves the
Otto Larsen, manager of the pies. Several other employment for which

I -The new cocktail lounge at. the Farms, said that the loss would mothers assisted with the serving. expenses The sugar of the corporation dance in paid all ferred, ,he shall be reclassified he was into de-
Clewiston order that
I Inn will be formally opened amount to rome 5,000 and that the Several members of the America all of the proceeds Class I-A, Class I-A-0, or Class
except tax !
,on Monday; evening and visitors buildings would ho -rPnTnpPrt A n,_-_ immediately ____- Legion. SDonsorins organiza- So Q clear donation, trt +lm r\n T\would.., l IV-E, unless before' leJxin cm..h
iii the dinner will oe invited iu ; They I tio11, for the Scouts, ---- -- --- I"A"'J""<&e' i I
enjoy : were occupied by | attended the fund.F. employment he requests'dter ;;
the new facilities and inspect the Benny Simms and meeting following their I ation
Woody : own meetingat Deane Duff, and a determination is made
the beautiful new' mural which !Js Chezam 'families. Fire was thought the Inn. for the drive, completing county chairman l I (1)) that it is in the best interest .
being installed this I a tabulation
have ,started -
from of
chicken the
11: a of total receipts this week and war effort for him to leave ,
Ii Due to' travel restrictions the brooder on the porch of one of will be ready 'foj a :statement such employment foil 1: other '\\: k.o1

guest list at the dinner has been homes. -k,VjpvThe ,. KIWANIS\ : CLUB HEARS week as to the results; next'I ((2)) that there are.adequate reasons
of the drive
t. confineJsr g:$r;tn&hosevwithin-:fa' _locaXv"; < ,H' 161 ) -' involving the 'registrant "'
immediate < : 'f: !!. ?; twic\ :: ,38 ao'"called -ft is safe to""say, however?'That, theresults's I' : or"his ,immediate -: .;:
out last
irea; ; week, once I family
,, will be many times which justify the
i! A :meeting of the corporation directors to extinguish a, fire in 'a' cane field TALK BY KENNETH i past years. : those of|,registrant in leaving such employment -

will west of town which had started .
be held during the day accidentally -
j preceding the dinner.Committee and again to put out a I "We ( (d) If the registrant leaves the
grass fire which threatened .to give WEDNESDAY Dood It"Our I employment for which he was de'

f i Is Named first of this Another week near grass' the fire'starch the I annual Community; ;;; Church I local ferred board without to make first the requesting determination the- .

i'i plant threatened to do some ,damage J. Kenneth Rogers was guest Supper
; To was' a huge
Handle Red success,' thanks provided for in paragraph (c)
to a pile of speaker at the regular
coal and crossties weekly meeting i to each and
everyone of you who so t of this section, the local] board
i Cross War Driver before'it was stopped. of the Kiwanis, Club on Wednesday generously. gave ,of your time, money j nevertheless determine (1) that may it
evening. Mr. Rogers' talk dealt '
f1 labor. was in the
best interest of the war
h I with the I
work '
' Local Man On BombedInvasionBound and maintenance Ole To the ladies of the church, who effort for the registrant to havo
W. Bigg chairman city. He brought
1 and Mrs out the fact not only'made left such

J: M. M. Prewitt, co-chairman, have, that the City of Clewiston has no I helped sell tickets contributions and I work, or ((2)employment) that there for other
.. named bonded I I but who worked I were adequate -
the indebtedness
following persons to and that the
: long, hard
hours reasons
invloving the
preparing and registrant -
handle the Red Cross Ship At only sources of that
:! War Fund I revenue the city
serving the his
or immediate
supper; to Mr. ,Lawrence family
Drive which will have are fees from j
start March vacant lots
first ren- which
De Marco, who justified the
prepared all the registrant In
and will terminate '' I tals, occupational
i 'March fifteenth and dog licenses,
: ABOARD spaghetti and leaving such '
.' COAST GUARD-MAN added his inimitabletouch employment; provided
I r
Mrs. J. K. Rogers, house to house I NED TRANSPORT AT LUZON ,_ ,water and and forfeitures and sale )f to the sauce; to Mrs. William that the local board finds that the

I canvass; U. 1'. Koch, theatre; Carr: (Special)-How his ship' took direct electricity' from the mu- Martin, for her clever posters and I registrant's failure to request such
a nicipal ,
Settle and Mrs. I plant. r I
J D. Leftwich, Jr., hit from a Jap plane, killing table decorations; to Mrs. Doty, and determination was due to unusual
_ publicity; Mrs. C. R. Wilson, headquarters Mr. Rogers went on to that I daughter or
I some of his shipmates; but. contin say Mrs. Morrison, as well, as compelling circumstances, in
administration; ,,J. "N. ued into Lingayen Gulf in Luzon to in defense of present utility rates, Mrs. Stroud, for the lovely dinner which the registrant shall not be

Durden, Riddle Field; Mrs. Ruth discharge the liberators of Manila it is to be considered that becauseof music, and to the following com I placed in Class I-A, Class I-A-0, or

B. Owens, business houses; G. N. during 19 attack-ridden hours, was I no city taxes to home owners this mittee women ,who, with their Class IV-E under this section, y

-. Pitzen, art and windows; M. R. told is a means of collecting money lost ers, made ,
by Coast Guardsman Joseph B. the serving of over helP-j (e) Any registrant in Class II-A 0
Stroud, school; Mrs. B. C. Nail, Harrell, Seaman 1-c of Clewiston by homestead exemptions that would[ people possible, I extend my or II-B (including a registrant identified -

Hooker's Point; Henry Lutes, sugar V Florida. still have to be 'raised in some man- Sauce, Mrs. Frank Conkling;; with the letter "F" or the

,: iston house;Inn.RAF and. Mrs. W. E. Bolton', Clew HarrelPs ship underwent its first curred ner to in,meet city maintainence.expenses always in-// J.Slaw, Mrs. H. R. Hall; Salad, ,Mrs. letter "L") may file with his local .
attack 10 days before the Beardsley; Coffee, Mrs N. V. board a written request for a determination -
-- .... invasion Then ]Mr.. Rogers elunfdateri- '- .in-: i S. Mumford: Dishp, !,:' anrl.... Ci1.-nn 1\f..e, under paragraph 1 1\
i"u ILS gunners succeeded -- -- "' ''''' 4" ''' rrI
; ',' Winter Dance the lone Jap raider. in Attacks downing the cost of the civic benefits that C, L. McLendon; Table set-ups, Mrs. (d) of this section. When the reg-1
residents enjoy. In round figures, decorations "( istrant's
continued periodically during the Mrs. Wm. Martin; StateI local board has made a determination -

To Be Held Tonight low journey to Lingayen and the per which annum has the city police, ,force, I I Arrangement, Dl rs. Fred Morrison; upon such request, it
been recently increased, Rolls, Mrs. shall
fatalities occurred during a raid 24 .Randolph; Hostess, I advise him thereof in writing.f .
t' hours before the beachhead costs $3100; fire protection, $1200 ; Mrs. Wm. H. Lanier; Waitress ( ) The provisions 'of paragraphs

The RAF winter 'dance w'ilI'' be tablished. 'Next of kin of the was es- upkeep'of streets and bridges, $4600; 1 ladies of the church; Hot rolls and (el), (d), and (e) of this section
".f held tonight (Friday) at Sugarland vic upkeep of parks and parkways, i ice water, Sunday t shall
/ School not
Park rims have been notified."I .girls; j apply to any; registrant
Auditorium and ,
it is likely $2400; clearing 'and cutting of ,vacant Tickets, Mrs. G. B. Brown. who has been separated from the
that ,a large crowd will was watching a dogfight lots '
attend. be $3300; garbage disposal, -I land
Without or naval forces
I the on or after Sep
tween burner
:Music some' of gas donated
will be by the our He11cats'and $7200; street
very' excellent I lighting, $1400. tember 16, 1940. '
orchestra three Zeroes the day before The by Mr. Sharpe, the gas and
Buckingham V we hit ] subject of
postal delivery in
(g) Nothing in this
set-up by G. H. section shall
Army Air Field. : Luzon, the Coast Guardsman said the city was touched Brown, and the mechanical -
upon and Mr. be
work construed to require the' local
"when by Mr. Hancock
a .Tap plane
I swooped in Rogers
from brought out the) fact that board to
could retain in Class
Stern, and dropped never have boiled all the gal- II-A or
a bomb
that delivery Is
NOTICE pending the
construction -> any registrant when the reason
missed us by only fiO feet. The pilot f of more housing facilities I spag-hetti. for his occupational classificationhas

The strafed our port side, swung across and a slight increase of the ,
building committee
of the present the several ceased to exist.
the bow trips to the Inn for
and our
Clewiston Community Church i I came back for anothnrI : ti population the city. These stipu-I Section
appointed I:I try. By this time we I I hot coffee and ice water as It was 622-25-2 gives the same
were throw lotions
recently to make plans, and j ing lead were recently made by a needed. need for a determination by the local -
raise funds for the at him in a steady streamtThose government postal inspector.
construction of board before
a man leave his
If ; ,
I I few seconds seemed I These are a few of the reasons '
a new church, have held preliminary : an This very informative SIeechwas agricultural job.
meetings and expect to make an an- t i eternity. Then we took the hit! If.I I greatly enjoyed, by the ,Kiwanian, why I say again,' it's a pleasure and I j ---

nouncement concerning future plans was pretty awful. It was the first and by C. E. Gericke: who was a privilege to work with the kind of Ii I JOIN NAVY
in next week's issue of the News. I