The Clewiston news
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Title: The Clewiston news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Creation Date: December 7, 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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VOLU1IE 16-XmrnER 2 CLE\VJSTOX. 'WUID. I?II IT*A V. f1'MRFfl'T, 111.1:

i CAPT. A. G.. TWIDDY FLORIDA CATTLEMENTO Richards Takes Post F. Edward Bryant, Pioneer.

Of Office ManagerC. II

I ..1 GIVEN MERITORIOUS MEET HERE NEXTTUESDAYWEDNESD'Y G. Richards, recently of DeLand, Developer, Dies At Azucar i

has been named office manager for
t AWARD FOR SERVICE the United States Sugar Corporationand :
; Eastern 0'Father' of 'Glades
, ,t took over the duties of the position Division j Sugar

II j I Master this week. Bears Brunt Of I Industry Victim of
I Allen G. Tiddy, of the sub- Cattlemen from all over Florida In announcing his employment in :

I !i office of United States Engineers in will meet in Clewiston next Tuesdayand this capacity, C. R. Bitting, president First Cold SpellThe I' Heart Attack .

Clewiston, was given one of the Wednesday to exchange ideas of the corporation stated that

highest awards receivable by a civilian and discuss problems of the industry, this was another move toward centralization I .---
wave I
i the Meritorious Civilian Service when the Everglades Cattlemen'sAssociation of the duties of the office first of \ F. Edward Bryant 72; pioneer developer -

,Award, for exemplary performanceof will be host to the Flor since the work which will be handledby toward the close of last t;|I 'of the:Everglades and known

I duties while employed on the ida State Cattlemen's Association. Mr. Richards has previously been the mercury' tumbling as the "father" of the Florida sugar

joint Army-Navy Board Fort Pierce County Agent H. L. Johnson, secre divided up among several depart ing temperatures In industry, died suddenly of a heart

ft. .Project last year. tary'of the Everglades Association ments. the lake with f I attack late Thursday afternoon at
The award included a letter of has made most of the arrangementsfor Among the duties of the new office tender vegetables and Azucar where he- maintained his

-citation from Major Nathan A. Hal the meeting, assisted by S. ',;L. manager will be to supervise the ings on the east side j J) headquarters as superintendent, of
Crochet which bore the brunt of i the Eastern Division for the UnitedStates'
man, acting in behalf of the Commanding head of the United States stenographic department, mail, telephone -
General; a certificate of Sugar Corporation's cattle feeding messenger and possibly other Not much damage [ Sugar Corporation.

award suitable for framing and a project. So far as is known there services.Mr. to sugar cane and that I' Mr. Bryant was said to have been
has been young plants. Some making an inspection trip of the
no change in the Richards
ribbon similar to the campaign rib plans as was formerly man-
bons awarded to members of the announced several 'weeks ago. ager of an auto sales agency in Jacksonville vines were nipped but properties when his car bogged
This tentative spotty and several large 'I down. His attempt to get the car '
schedule calls for and has filled
armed services. It is. a blue ribbon a various other '
business session ed entirely. out alone proved too much of an exertion -
Tuesday executive positions. ,
with a blue star in the center on a morning
at Sugarland Park The lowest reading and brought on the attack
silver and red field and encircled
by i
was 36 degrees which caused his death before'he
a silver wreath. which a barbecue dinner will be and : I ,I
served at the site of the in the Western Division could be taken to the offices.
i sugar car
The award was received Tuesday poration's cattle project a mile west SUGAR HARVEST IS corporation ranged: from Despite the fact that he had been

by; Mr. Twiddy and the letter of of town. Following the dinner there at Benbow to 40 i I on the job constantly his health had

::1 commendation is self-explanatory: will be a tour of the corporation's Locks. At two stations not been too good for some time and

1 To: Mr. Allen G. Twiddy, Master, feeding and breeding stations and the GOING FORWARD AS ern Division, however, : I I friends and relatives had cautioned

; Through: Engineer in Charge, Clew extensive ranges of improved grasses of 29 were recorded and {j him to take it easier. He had even i

iston, Fla. provided for the several herds of SCHEDULED TO DATE reading of 27 degrees I'| considered retirement but hesitated h

; 1. I am pleased to inform you, i n pure-bred and native cattle. The cold wave of this to take any step which would take I

the name of the Commanding Gen' Tuesday evening a barn dance is; brought heavy snow ;i him away from his agricultural activ-

,eral, Army Service Forces, that you being planned at Sugarland Park Clarence R. Bitting, president of South had given little a ities in his beloved Everglades. I
.have been awarded the MeritoriousCivilian Auditorium beginning at nine alarm through |I Funeral services will be held at

11 Service Award by the War o'clock. the United States Sugar Corporation, I There was considerable four o'clock Sunday afternoon from

.Department Board of Civilian New officers of the state association stated this week that the sugar cane afternoon and s' Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in ,!

1 i .Awards, in recognition of exemplary will be elected at the business harvest is continuing according to had cleared yesterday West Palm Beach with Rev. Martin

1 :9' .performance of duties in connectionwith session on Wednesday morning. plan and that the sugar house, exceeded I I considerable worry J.' Bram, rector, officiating. Inter-

- the war effort ,while employed its night might bring. ment will follow the church servicesin
I budgeted 'grind for Novemberay
r .on the Hillcrest Cemetery of that city.
Joint Army-Navy Board FortPierce School Board I {
several thousand tons, which Ferguson Funeral
Project. pres- Stegall Awarded Home has chargeof
Put ages a very successful season. arrangements.It .
2. The difficulties of $100,000 In
the duties
Not only are the plantations of the ', $2,000 In is typical of Mr. Bryant's regard -
assigned to you in the supervision o f '
Victory Bonds corporation furnishing the desired for his agricultural employeesthat
the erection nf structural step.1.
quantities of cane but independent Suit For a special section has been reserved ..1
producers are now harvesting and at the church for any of the it
:heavy components of beach barriers E. M.;
Cornette, Clewiston member sending in A circuit older colored employees who
some fine quality cane for court jury may
and fortifications, water and
II driving piles, chairman 'of the Hendry County processing.The Tuesday afternoon wish to attend, and transportation

jettymg' operations, and the,maintenance School Board stated yesterday thata cold weather toward the closeof dict in favor of the will ,be provided by the sugar cor k

, \ of'a wide range of heavy tentative agreement had been last 'week did only superficial suit for damages poration.
duty construction plant, have been reached, which will '
probably made damage with some Stegall, formerly of In commenting upon the death of
r 'f, ;? :recognized, and the fact that the assignment official at the board potato vines b e- : ;
meeting tonight, 'ing nipped by frost and 've'ry' against Mrs. Ruth B. one of the sugar corporation's princi-
] was rendered particularly to buy $100,000 in Victory. Bonds cane. The coldest weather recorded Clewiston. The suit was pal key ,men, Clarence'R'. Bitting,

difficult by" the indirect authority, during the 'current drive. was in the 'Eastern Division wher sustained by Juanita ; president, said: "I fe- ad!. ep personal _

necessary, : to be-jexercised ,over constantly This o.J1nf.fi( .money' will be ground temperature,'went as low a s year-old daughter of l\1 : : loss in the death of Mr. ,Bry

-hanging 'troop labor, con- taken from moneys received from the 27 degrees. Stegall, who was, ant. A real Everglades pioneer is

sisting of untrained, inexperiencedmen sale of Clewiston school, bonds. Since early last year when gone and the entire lake area is in-
by the limited availability of it now appears that this Owens' : debted to him for his +
bond money Chairman car in front of t foresight. ,
operational equipment, rough seas, cannot be spent for a year' or more Of EDD office here. courage, vision and fortitude."

I :and almost impossible time sche- it was thought advisable to invest Board Died There were two Survivors are his wife, the, former

, dules. It is stated to your credit it in securities which would bring TodayEarl $15,000 for the child 8)j Miss Minnie Adele Parker of Clay-

\ that every ;-dividual ,task assigned back some interest during the 'period for the father but the ton, Ill., to whom he was married

;'; .1JiI to you, without a single exception,' of waiting. The series bond to be McDaniel of West Palm to award only $1,500' to Nov. 10, 1897, who resides in Palm

'I o jI': was completed on or before schedule, purchased will be those drawing % Beach, chairman of the 'Everglades $500 to the father. The Beach; two daughters, Mrs. F. Deane
I ;. t. ; largely e to, your interest, alert- per cent interest. Draniage District board of : Duff of Clewiston
super- who claims that the child and Mrs. Stafford
I ness, ",., ..,n.,..,, A. ..:J _... _J_.., I.
i.. icciueismp 01 inexperienced This large purchase will do much '' 4"' uuu: a. cabal O'CIOCk thIs ly in front of her car B. Beach of Palm Beach; two grandchildren -

personnel, and your contribution of toward boosting the county toward its morning in a West Palm Beach hospital dent was entirely 1 Stafford 'B. Beach, Jr., and a1!

personal energy, both mental and quota in the final bond drive which where underwent an operation through her attorneys, Teddy Beach of Palm Beach; three

physical, during. long hours, day or is scheduled to close, officially, to- yesterday. A meeting of the for a new trial within brothers, Francis, George and Gil- E
night. morrow. However board; arranged for Thursday was bert and a sistp.r.fr'l.! F.l1! ; ("nlhv
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bond sales '
3. Beyond your assigned duties, made during the month will be postponed because of his illness but Leroy Hare Gets who still reside in England; ; a number :

recognition has been given to the credited toward the county's quota it had not been thought that his condition j of neices and nephews, one of

fact that you volunteered on numerous of' this series. was critical. Second New FordA A. Parker' Bryant, resides in

Y occasions to undertake seeming- The bond drive has struck the The news was received: by telephone Beach. -

i( ly impossible tasks by J. E. Beardsley, 'Clewiston Born Aug. 31 1873
some of a highly worst snag of any to date in this at Oak Hill,
i hazardous nature. One instance county and unless there is an acceleration member of the board, shortly after new 1946 Ford was Surrey, Eng., he attended
t IT this
worthy of citation was the recovery of purchasing the McDaniel's death.Officers week to Leroy Hare, Preparatory School and Clair'
very soon
.S new car to be
from the sea of several live 8,000 sales will run short of the quota. purchased Cambridge. In 1894 he came
r : pound demolition charges of high ex- ElectedBy ton. Ed Ward received this country to study agricultural
plosive which Both men are oversea and
had been accidentally located at Carlsbad, N.

'). i lost, eliminating the menace ,to life Congress Passes Eastern Star World War 2. ., where he developed a sheep

\t .and 4. navigation.The award is made as a token.I I Bill To Provide On Tuesday NightAt U. S. Army I I with and engaged sugar beets in experimental and studied 9-

of the problems. From 1900 to
, appreciation of the Govern-, Foreign Farm LaborNow "Haines"
ment of your response to instructions the regular meeting of the he developed a dairy herd at

pursuant to orders of great Moore'Haven Chapter, Order of East- Florida District I Springs, Colo., and during
that the House of Representa-
j ern Star time became interested in the
military urgency: to further the de ._ __. _Tuesday.. evening the __ _
tives ,
at Washington has passed < n. 41.c.,
t velopment and testing of certain thq L01l0wmg oiiicers were elected for Ever2Iadp.-- ---__ anrl---_ ____ ..___;_'_)u.m-
r military equipment and techniques. $14,000,000 appropriation providing the.year 1946: Colonel A. B. Jones,' of its development.
1 for the importation of foreign labor District Engineer, After further work
, Your untiring energy and efficiency Mary Etherton, Worthy Matron on a sheep
1 to help the farmers
. both within and beyond the call of of Florida and M. C. Keen, Worthy Patron that official orders for in Carlsbad, he moved in 1901

duty, In overcoming obstacles of exceptional other Graw states during 1946, LaMonte' Thelma Wright, Associate, MatronJ. of the U. S. Army Oak''' Park, 111.,. establishing his

I i I difficulty, oftentimes in the table,Committee manager of the Florida Vege- K. Rogers, Associate Patron from the Manila, there, but coming personally
i' : face of extreme'personal has gone to Washington Stella Pirkle, Secretary District, to the Florida to investigate possibilities
I I danger, andyour to join with agricultural Interests
: unique leadership, Naomi Rogers, Treasurer District for use in river the Everglades, with which he was
I of
greatly toward attaining the and Texas to Naomi Dull, Conductress dredge work were from that time forward.
: goals. Your outstanding services In urge A favorable action by the Senate. Sally Townsend, Associate Con- er 27, 1945. During the World War 1 sugar
provision in the original bill }
this achievement were I II permitting ductress. The Haines, commanded Mr. Bryant became serious-
a substantial
I contribution to the war effort the Secretary of Agriculture' Appointive positions will probably y Gatha Aldridge, left Interested in the development of
and it to fee .
i is a pleasure for me to enclose herewith tion, to the a federal upon growers in add be filled very shortly and all officers vember 3, 1945, enroute staple in the Everglades and was
your Meritorious appropriation to will be installed later in the month, ville. Her itinerary' was instrumental In getting the
f r\\ and Emblem. Certificate absorb workers part of the cost of importing probably in a ,joint' ceremony, as ed, but' it is assumed her E. 'Department of Agriculture to
l \ : was eliminated in the customary, with the Masonic officers of call will be Honolulu a sugar cane breeding sta

:i; 1 NATHAN Corp.s A. HOLMAN, amended bill ,finally passed. ,Mrs. J. W. Crum was initiated into C waiian Islands; ,thence at Canal Point, where he and
1 Major, The
of .Engineers. current appropriation for 1945 the order' following the election. lantic ocean via the organized the Florida
Acting District Engineer. expires on Dec. 31. The effect of
Others from Clewiston attending arriving in Jacksonville Food Products Co. In

the new legislation will make it pos- the meeting were Mrs. A. G. Twiddy, the latter part of he built the first sugar mill in

Seminole Jewelry Has sible for Florida vegetable growersto Mrs. M. C. Keen, Mrs. V. C. Wood- officers and crew 'Glades on the site of the present

obtain the services of Bahama ward, Mrs. J. M. Fountain, Mrs. 1\1. mately 80 men are to be Division office, which he

Watchmaker, Jeweler laborers through 1946, as they did A. Thomas, Mrs. J, H. Doty, Mrs. F civilian personnel upon until the time of his death.

during previous war years, and will Morrison, Mrs. W. C. Nail, Mrs. A. I the States. I With his brother, the late Harold

l",'- Wm. H. carry the industry through the un- R. Broadfoot, Mrs. O. A. Anderson, The Haines and a sister he was associated with Bry-
J ':, a watchmaker and settled labor conditions of the, re- G. E. Townsend and Chas. M. PJrkle Hoffman, were constructed & Greenwood? developers of the
of considerable
.\ :; :" experiencearrived conversion period. Plans were made for the annua at Wilmington, Del., by the of Lake Worth, beginning in
... : Clewiston this week and The new appropriation
-- is less than which
: Christmas party at the meeting on Jones Corporatiion for during period he was
will be in charge of the repair den"'pattment half that of 1945, during which ,
December 18 when Mrs. A. G. Twid States Army Engineers. identified with the
;: at the, Seminole Jewelry period Florida farmers used approxi dy, retiring Worthy Matron, will act were originally intended development of the Ever-
; Previously watch and jewelry re mately 12,000
foreign laborers comprised as hostess during the social period. connection with routine ,
pairs had to be made In West Palm of Bahaman
. ': and Jamaica Refreshments of cake and coffe! harbor improvement, Though he had made his borne in
: Beach but now the local store is able workers and prisoners of war.' This were at Each since 1925, he maintain
", served the close of the'meet-. and obsolete dredges. ,
to handle work
more rapidly.LliW (Continued on Page 8)) ing.
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) farmers' zinc which is quoted herewith: Excellent collections of city taxes Preaching . . . 11:00 a. m.
interest everglades::::
New Water Control and asking the drainage boardto "Lee Carson, of International News for the past two or three years have Evangelist Service ... 7:00: p. m.
petitions units are a step Service, drove in an automobile race resulted in the substantial nesteggin Prayer Meeting Tuesday. 7:15 p. m.
such taxing
Plan Outlined in set the up No such petitions when she was a 'stunt reporter' for the bond fund. Collections for Y. P. E. Thursday .. 7:15.p. m.

have made program.their appearance at theboard's the Chicago Daily Times. It was this year are even better,' Mrs. Mary L. W. W. B. Friday 3:00 p. m.
said Wed- more of a stunt than her editors i Moore, city clerk, reporting that a Each of you have a special invitation ,
Herald Bureau) offices,here, it was '
( the plan was knew-Lee had never driven a car majority of city taxes were paid in to attend one and all of these
Beach-The new proposed nesday; nevertheless '
West Palm meet- before! That same nerve won Lee a November. Considerable property, services.
at the
control for expected to get attention
program of water berth as White House correspondent foreclosed by the city in recent years "
:Palm Beach county calling for improvement ing.) for INS. Her first overseas beat ,was has been sold during the past two or :

of the West Palm Beach Promote the To formation Ask Aid of unit dis- London. Then came Lee's personal three years to put it back on the tax First Methodist Church /.:,:,
fcnd Hillsborough canals and estimated Normandy and an assign- roll and increase collections.The "
invasion of
made tricts, especially on the West Palm Sunday, Nov. 25, 1045: \:
to cost $4,000,000, was canals ment with the First army'' which sale of two city lots was discussed .y

)public in complete to form Wednesday for attention -i Beach Request and the Hillsboro Everglades drainage made her the first woman attached and price given and an agree- Church School .-. . 7:15 a. m.
fcnd was expected come up made offer the State ,
Everglades Drainage district to aid in formation of unit ;to a combat unit. ment was to Regular Worship . 7:45 a. m. _
of the Road Department a new site for their|
board at its meeting here Thursday.The I districts. ''Glades Products Hailed maintenance barn here if agreeable Services are being held temporarily
district find in Clewiston Community
approved: Help the drainage the
proposal which was to them, the city having bought in
In preliminary form at a meeting of means whereby work can be startedat would As Gift To the Nation'Jacksonville the present barn and lot on Avenue I Church. All Methodists S and friendsof %
Everglades growers last month Is included once on minor projects that this week. Methodism are urged to attend ,
in report made by the water give the quickest relief. '--'- and help in the erection of the new
The matterof a garbage
Sugar and steak, "
Co-ordinate activities of all public Sanctuary
control committee of the Palm Beach considered and discussedand "
and private agencies in seeking state along with starch, cattle-feed, lemon- was
County Resources Commissioner H. C. Taylor
oil and ramie, are gifts of the ': .
"tke and federal aid.Cooperate grass
it that
which declares
board the old incineratorat '
to inspect
and adjoining Everglades to Florida and the nation agreed First Baptist Church .
most important single problem con- with the state Fort Myers in the near future witha '
Jr. assistant to
Josiah Ferris
fronting Palm Beach county today is i counties In solution of com- of the United States view to building something of the Sunday, Nov. 25, 1045 :.
that of agreement upon and execu- mon water control problems.The I the president We'dnesday kind here. Such an incinerator ." ,
told members -
Sugar Corp.,
tion of a proper water control ,sy report states that Palm Beach of a local civic club. would eliminate unsightly dumping Sunday School .. ..... 9:45 a. m. ,/ t::"
stem." county which annually produces grounds, odors, and muck fires which 11:00 a. m. "l
In the production of these scarce Morning Worship . .
Points In Report vegetables and sugar, cane 'worth sometimes result from the burningof
items Everglades also is helping, Training Union -.-. 6:15 p. m.
The committee report plan, which $38,000,000, has approximately 85 garbage.If ?
of k'
to solve of the problems 7:30 m.
many Evening Worship p.' \
"fairly good in- muck and peat soilsin
the board calls a per cent of '
peace including the question of jobs The visiting pastor this week will
surance against flood and drought"lor the Everglades that are suitable you want to know how much the ,
for returning servicemen, he pointedout. be Chaplain Daniel Cuthbert of the :
miles of this banter intensive agricultural production. Shows to the home-
the 700 square for USO-Camp... mean Boca Raton Air Station. He will "
agricultural county, makes these sick service men and women 'over- '
Ferris described how his companyhas have an Interesting message you will I
Recommendations: HEXDKY COUNTY GIRL IS tied all its projects into an integrated seas, just, ask any returned soldier want to hear. '
Adopt the Everglades Drainage WAR CORRESPONDENT FOR INS program through extensive they'll tell you and urge' you to support -

District commission plan ,as it research and organization to supply!I Ia i the National War Fund. '
Applies to Palm Beach county as i ASSEMBLY OF GOD : ; ,
nation's most vital
(Hendry Countv: News) number of the, "
the best existing plan. (This plan, needs. South Clewiston "' ', ",
the report explains, includes estab- Goober Mr. and farms Mrs. have Ed Carson reason of to the be "Agricultural research," he said Community ChurchDavid Rev. W. H. :Magee, Pastor < : ,,,
"unit districts" at request --
lishment of their daughter, Miss Leo "has pointed the way to better cropsat C. Hancock, Minister ;
of landowners of a minimum of proud of Sunday school, 10:00: a. m. ,
lower units 'costs. Farm chemurgyhas
Carson, who served on the European Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Classesfor ",:;
11:00 ,
51 per cent of the acreage within any shown how,to increase the use of Morning Worship, a. m.
area of contiguous lands. After hearings front, as an INS correspondent. in farm products. When the two are all ages., Children's Church, 6:30 p. m.

the drainage board may issue Carson released for publication combined, the results will be a bal- Morning Worship 11:00 a. m. Evening Worship, 7:30 'p. m.
bonds to finance improvements and: the News the following clipping A nursery for small children is con- You are, cordially invited to worship -
bond principal taken from as issue, of Collier maga- anced agro-industrial economy. ducted the Mothers' Club at with '; '
to by us.
can levy taxes pay Economy in the, Everglades means I ';: ,:,
the Community Center. '
more production and greater per ,'I'

.. N N 1. .1 M:N N:N N:N N:N:N:N:..:N:. capita income for the rural population "What Is God Like?" is the theme ST. MARGARET'S CATHOLIC if ,;) !
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he said. It also means, he added -I i of the minister's sermon. CHURCHFr. : ,',
that populations of other sections! Westminster Fellowship at 6:00P. I Peter J. Reillj, Pastor ?

of Florida will have more primary I m. Mass Clewiston-9:00 a. m. ; 0 :

Harlem materials with which to work and You are cordially invited to wor- Mass, Pahokee-11:00 a. m.' ,. -

greater needs and desires to satisfy ship with us.Church. -- '
-with profit to all. ST. MARTIN'S EPISCOPAL '


SwingmasterSDANCE City Of Moore Haven
Rev. R. IR.! Holland,' Pastor Services every :sunday:: at 8:30a.

To. Purchase $5,000In ; Sunday, Nov. 25, 1945 .: m., at Clewiston Community ';,:>',

: ORCHESTRA Victory Bonds Sunday School ... . 10:00 a. m. Church.THE REV. S. D. MASON: ,,:

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(Moore Haven Democrat) :
TUESDAY THURSDAY The City Commission, at its regular .l
meeting Tuesday night, voted to

... invest $5,000 from its interest and ; ,

and SATURDAY nites sinking fund in Victory' bonds and BECK MOTORS F

this purchase will do much to put'the

,county 'nearer. its", goal in the final .
Chrysler Plymouth Agency"
bond drive. *

This is money which has accumu- ...
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La Mooretoll'CIllb lated in the sinking' fund for the retirement -
of bonded indebtedness, Large Stock of Parts Now On Hand ;;,

most of which has been refunded.The .

refunded bonds cannot be retired New cars will be available soon. Get your'name on

10 Miles West of Clewiston until maturity and the few our list at once '
bonds which
are outside the refund-

ing issue cannot be located for purchase
.IN N 111M:N: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 N:N:N N:H H:N:N:N:N:N:N:N:N:NIN:N:NINI. Since this fund cannot be Now Located at Sinclair Station Until New 'Building ,>} .:,

....... used for other purposes the commis- Is Completed "-' ':
-.. ... sion felt that it might as 'well be .
":, ,. ., ___ .. :: 4J .. 1- drawing a little interest while await- '

ing use. A sufficient ,reserve was George Beck, Owner & Manager :)i :
Until You Can Buy A left, however, to take- care of, any ,,', '"..'
bond maturities, interest paymentsor : >,
purchase of other bonds without 1111111 llIllllIlllIlli IIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIHIIIIIIII 111I1I11I11111 j III1I1IIIHIII IIIIIIIIIIIII1 I1III1II1III1i! <'J ;jI111I11I111I12jl! \

NEW ,CARTake disturbing the government, bonds.

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laws men are elected to cherish and did not disturb complete applicationof I -

I It Me ,uphold.' the federal court ruling that an- YOUR MERCHANT MARINE
Seems To The eighteenth amendment bred other Florida law provision requiring II

more trouhje_ ; delinquency and crime unions to record names of their officers E re 'an Trade
,1 than any other, restrictive legal mea- and locations of headquarterswith

l By H. Clarke Bell sure this country has ever had and a state agency is invalid.

we had elected officers who deliberately : r''S I
.,. there is a misapprehensionon
blinked at the law. We also UnemploymentCompensation i Y A ; < '.\j.PRODUCE IS SQLt> i
the part of numprous people had officers who upheld it as well as \ N
the counties..or Glades and Hendry they could even though they did not PaymentsPayments :: x .. ., INDUSTRIES
amount of is believe in it. But never did the
j that a great money I FOREIGN TRADE ACCOUNT
necessary to provide the information president come out and say that he 0 FOR FROM 35 TO 53%
i, and assistance necessary for a veteran was not going to do anything about of unemployment compensation -I OF ALL SALES. OUR.

I I to apply for and receive, any benefits prohibition in the several states. in Hendry County, amounting' EYFUftT TRADE MEANS
to $111.00 were made during the __,__ _.
, to which he may be entitled Maybe gambling should be allowed. I ---- SOOOOOOAMERICANJOBS ;
week ending November 23 to 7 per-
personally believe controlled
under federal or state laws There gamb- I
sons, 1 male and 6 female
I is.a movement afoot to employ a full ling but let us not have a
I ""J time service officer for the two chief executive who violates the intent Unemployment compensation pay-

: counties and to have offices in the : of his oath of office by refusing' ments amounting to $115,478.50were I
made throughout the State dui
to deal
summarily with lawlessness
i three key communities? within their :
I boundaries. whatever or wherever it may be. ing that week to 6,945 persons, 4-
( 264 male and 2,681 female. !
' i! All that sounds very efficient and
Payments are made only to cover-
Tom Watson
shows the world that
I undoubtedly
ed workers unemployed through no I.
Glades and Hendry counties are willing -
i to tax themselves to help tile ex- Round In LaborLegislation fault of their own, who have appliedfor I.I I I.I 300 ODD PRODUCTS Ft>OM 5& FOREIGN COUNTRIES ARE USED IN

service man. A very laudable project and been unable to find suitable MAKING AMERICAN AUTOMO&ILES 18 OUT OF THE 37 MOST

f )} until one looks at the facts. And Fight I employment. Employers with job opportunities -I.I I IMPORTANT MATERIALS IN THE TELEPHONE COME FROM ABROAD ,
open in the fields cov-
': these Within the
0' those facts are :
boundaries of these counties there Tallahassee (FNS) Attorney ered by unemployment compensation I rflLL:
A General Tom Watson claimed "a decided -I payments being made here contact ; '
are four service organizations. AMERICAN SHIPS ON OUR.TRADE ROUTES : ; L',
victory" last for the the nearest office of the United I ..
Saturday I
'< ,
VFW and an American Legion Post / II PROVIDE REASONABLE/ FREIGK
American Florida labor union regulations law I States mployment Service for assignment -i F
on the basis of a modified, mandate of applicants for such jobs.
: another VFW in
, Post in and I ANt INSURANCE-
of the state Prompt employment of those out I- '
I supreme court.
' : Moore Haven. These posts each have I AGAINST DISCRIMINATION Y
:I Service officers appointed by the On Watson's petition, the court: of work is of benefit to the individ- BY FOREIGN LINES '''

I rl Commander of the Post. The fact left standing a 1944 order restraining ual employee because compensationnever rjys sor .

i that one service officer is serving Leo H. Hill from acting as a paid : equals normal earnings, to the

I more than one 'post is irrelevant because union business agent without obtaining -' agency because it prevents depletionof '-

t. he needn't be. It is the sworn a state license, with the exception the funds held for the purpose,I J THE AMERICAN FLA6
that and to the general public because it IN FOREIGN PORTSPRESTIGE
5 t)i duty of every member of everyone he could not be required to : I

i'i'I I of those posts to promote the welfare obtain a license for his "possible; supports the economy' of the com-I ADVERTISES OUR,
within 'without activities" in collective bargaining munity and of the State by maintaining -I
l II of every veteran or PRODUCTS, STIMULATES
. their membership. And there lies under the National Labor Relationsact. pay rolls and stimulating pro-I 6000 WILL
I my point. i ewZaW iYV
I j Earlier on the basis of a United I Persons to whom unemployment I /!mielromr/txl ofAncrc4a jeic/u. /fa.n Mb1 k I II
It is neither necessary nor desir- I
States Supreme Court decision, the compensation payments were made i
able that one man should handle the I ______________________ _
court had handed down a mandate during the' week in this county were
welfare of veteran in the coun-
which in effect ,completely overthrew classified as: I I Now you can mend your shoes in as Simpson's Wizard Shoe Repair
ties. It is a responsibility of the
the Florida statute providing for PBX Operator 1; Welders. 2; Tele-Ia jiffy with a new shoe repair material t
will be available chainstores department ,
veterans organizations to see that I at
licensing of paid labor union busi- phone operator 1; Stock Clerk 1'; I that spreads on worn soles I
every member is taken care of in any stores and shoe shops in
ness agents. Labeler, Canning Plant, 1; Not j like butter and will outwear theI a ,.1
, that is necessary and also that
way ,Saturday's supreme court decision Classified, 1. I original leather. The product, known short time.
f ,> any non-member is taken'care of. ,
. We have four posts strategically located -

I throughout the counties. Why I "(} r0 '" '
' )
.; can't they take care of any problem
' that comes up in the community rela- yfff 4i tS' ., ...

tive to a veteran or a veteran's I

rights? The first answer you will

get is that it requires specialized

''I' knowledge and unlimited- time. I say

I that it requires nothing more than

t common sense and a desire to help } .f j Il IlMA

plus a little time. The time consumed _

in these things is not at the point

of origin but during and after the

.."I, j.J9 transmission of the various forms,

statements and info'rmations to the

ruling authorities at some distant

point. And if a service officer ,needs, ." ..
some help he has but to call on any i'I
,\I In
member of his post and I am sure y! .':.y Sy\ .I.If

that, within their limitations, they 'S I!f I II .
will assist wholeheartedly: and with- : ;i5

out thought of remuneration. Jt JtI'

it We have but a small population in

these counties. The number of re- ;I, '
, .
}t quests we can or will have can be '1\\'
J I.1 I Iy
'? handled efficiently, adequately, satis- \
; factorily and without expense to the lll
t '
taxpayer if the 'veterans organiza- 7 ,'1..
tions will just remember their oathsof \ili

obligation to their organizationsand

the far deeper responsibility of ... ,', '' ,

one who has been baptized in 'blood ::1'j
in the brotherhood of arms. 'j :

. that our governor has ,again "

.stuck his chin out where every voter 19

':J'i in the state can take a punch at it.
11 Last time he let loose a Horatio
r .. $I version
Alger of what a disgruntled

player, spectator or backer could be
>, expected to say when things didn't

turn' out just so for dear old Siwash.

.t : This time he states that, he is not, as .
chief executive of the state, going to '

: i interfere with gambling in Dade or i> :.;. 1' ic :: .,: ;
any other county. ? \ : :-.' : : ;: {: ( : ;: ;.;

What does he mean? He says he ,

r' ; was not elected as a police officer. I .

' j' ". say he was elected as the chief executive Most American .automobile praP of i 40,000 deaths and 1,400,000 ., \ '\
f' of this state and that county :
t< ;, government to.him should'as the be state just university as important .. ". in use today cannot long bear up under injuries -cached in 1941." ;: ; ::1'

((1 winning a football game. It is certainly ''

,\ 'I the fond hope of the voters high-speed driving. Tires have been driven :
j that the man elect
they is going to

': look after the welfare of the state I" far their normal life. The Belcher Oil Company
'in every respect to the utmost of his beyond, High speeds*

power and ability. Our governor .has .;,i
the power. fatal breakdowns. suggests this slogan for all motorists: 'Stay "
_.. .. may, cause sudden :- .
i j. He says that wheQ police officers r- ,: A.., ... .. .. ; ;
) '
elected by the people blink at infractions -
of the law It represents tot .. : at 45 and stay alive! And you can .'.
,:- ; ':r >-.o.: ': ..... '. !
*j him the will of the people. Which is '" .. ,
\ -'
. ,i a.manner of saying that he does!,! NOT ;':, .:...:j. .'- Even if we all had 'a brand paste that on your windshield) 1;" -. _
.i believe that the '
law does
I reflect the .. '.' 'j: '
; '
\ 't A $ ..,:..: !
will of the people. Yet that law was

:, J.., made by people elected because they new super-deluxe'we' would still need to This Message is Published as a Public Service by

\ ,\ had convinced a majority of the vot-

ers in their district that they were .
drive carefully.A sudden return to
qualified to enact laws and provide very -, '
'. penalties for infractions. I

'" What is the answer? There can pre-war driving speeds warns the National .,. ,"
be but one. That is to enforce the
: a 1 ., law\ to the letter until "
the will of the '
1 ; ;' people manifest Itself to such a degree Safety Council "may well produce an '

: 1 as to repeal it. Any other course ESTABLISHED 1915

U i ;' can but lead to free-thinking men accident toll far greater than the pre-war MIAMI AND PORT EVERGLADES, FLORIDA
.J beginning to have doubts about the ..
., astuteness of their political electees :
L -doubts about the one-party system
I 1, .r' of the state' within which power

: cliques fight each other for the spoils '
,t of office.. And the spoils of office
seem to be getting more and more f

\k tainted by a disregard for the very I I I I i I mm I



radI&ls.11calla,fascist. ]picture to make anyone with the; VThe.fast.sea-going Haines will be, CLEWISTON COMMUNITY' CHURCH'

The Clewiston News The left $where-,- If too-many:lean j faintest knowledge of American history used In the Florida District for removal Sunday: December: 0 ,1045

" .', far get anarchy. Lean too 1 of the past (,quarter century to of shoals in, congested chan- Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Dr. C. .
far too to the right, and we get so harda' realize that had Wilson's plan for nels," Colonel Jones stated, continuing E. Gericke, Supt. Classes'for all ages.

Published every Friday in deflator NEWS freezing of the status quo that the League of Nations been carried he declared, "The, over all lengthof Morning Worship 11:00 a. m. A

Florida. by the CLEWISTON people would welcome anarchyfor through with the United States as a the vessel is 216 feet; breadth, nursery for small children is con-

Tee.Entered many sheer novelty, let alone relief. strong participant, the Second World over all, 53 feet; draft, light, 8 feet ducted by the Mothers' Club at the

class mall matter Democrats are our big left party, War would never have had the 2 .inches; and draft, loaded, 12 feet Community Center.

?'February as 1, second 1927, at the Post Office In but they include Senators McKellarand chance to get started-at least as 6 inches. "Jesus' Teaching About God," is

Clewiston, Florida, under the Act ofMarch Pass-the-Biscuits Pappy O'Daniel soon after the first one as it was. the theme of the minister's sermon.

3, 1867. and Congressman Rankin. Republicans Yes, we were lucky this time. Al- Congress Passes- Westminster Fellowship meetingat

are of the right, but they pro- though unprepared, the ocean' waters \ 6:00 p. m.
CARl1SETTL publisher Theodore formed enough of a barrier that
duced Abraham Lincoln, l still All are cordially invited to worship .
(Continued from Page 1)
Subscription .niIte-1L: 0 Per Year Roosevelt and George W. Norris. we were given: an opportunity pre of with us without distinction of denomination -
not there will be no prisoners
and then there might year
Harding, Coolidge pare. creed.
Ad 'ertlMlne Itatc--"On" Application. Presidents rightiststhough have been enough time had not far- war on the farms, and with the lesser -\ or .
Hoover were: will still leave David C. Hancock, Minister I
the appropriation
history may well call them sighted leaders been able to see
and welfare .. Roosevelt placed warclouds raising their ugly headson something to make up in labor sup-
Devoted to the advancement wrongist. Franklin at the giant Willow
? lines
the to the pointof Assembly
ply to bring crops
Clewiston and Hendry County. left of center, the horizon and every
of himself "a little Run plant will be beraed to turn out
the right of where possible, short of war, to make shipment.IS .
which is leagues 1,500 new Kaiser and Frazer cars a
all the for o'ur participation.
he was arrangements
rabid rightists leftist however, there will be no YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PAID? day by next summer.
rightist or Next time,
DITOFUAL_ time. Today, every
NATIONAL worth the name spends his leisure such time given" If we allow ourselves --

(ftNt'W' ASSOCIATION hours wondering which way Presi- to lapse into the role of on- '"!Jj f lIlIlIIlIIlIl:,,' ,,,,,,,I,,,,,,,, ,;. ,,.."'""""". """""".. r: I I 1 I I
dent Truman's fancy leans. looker in world affairs, deliberately I,
circumstances is that weakening ourselves after buildingour '
The oddest
silent, rightists cannot be told from Nation into the strongest powerin NOW ON DISPLAY, THE NEW

silent leftists. Silence, however, is the world then, in a very few i\\ ,

F. EDWARD BRYANT a rare shortcoming on both sides.. years, we may expect' to bean easy FRIGIDAIREAND

And when a reasonably pure speci- mark for the aggressor nations, none I

The sudden death, of F. Edward I men ofi!! either. opens his mouth, he of which has been exterminated, only

yesterday at Azucar brings again resembles his opposite by pro- temporarily defeated.We '
Bryant: loss to his foot in it. can, under our system of government -
of personal ceeding to put .
a'deep sense him or had ever _St. Louis Post-Dispatch. have compulsory military Washer
who knew SPINDRIER '
everyone him; in the Everglades.For 5 training, a hard-striking Navy, a il Easy ,
of staff of scientists to keep abreast

this is the and death developer not only buta The House developments- in new methods of I Ii Bottled Gas Room Heaters ,
a great pioneer he contacted, IOn warfare and ,defense without creating i p..
all people
friend of a militaristic government, which f
white. Mere words can- D. C. S. 1 In
black, and By' would seek to start something simplyto

not frame a tribute to a man who Today is the fourth anniversary of try out the machine which had i,

was loved by so many.It most infamous moment in Amer- been built, as Kaiser Wilhelm did in \
the SalesTHOMAS
that death has call- the territorial ambitions MARKETTE Radio and Appliance
is probable Lake ican history, the sneak attack by 1917. We have no ,
ed no previous resident of the, Japs at Pearl Harbor which plunged but we do have a lot of little

area who will be missed more than us into World War No. 2 and forceda nations looking to us as their only MARKETTE J

Mr. Bryant. nation, unprepared for war, to hope of being saved from those nations """"",,' """,,,,,,,,,,
fight a major one on two fronts. who do have such ambitions.The I "

ANSWERING FIRESWe Yes, we did a swell job of it and United States is now the .

have paid many times for strongest nation on earth, grown so
Thursday the Japs ,
were in the office alarm sounded their perfidy on December 7, 1941.! during a world-wide conflict. Let's fia (
afternoon when the the But recent disclosures show that w'ethe keep it that way even if it does mean .

and were much impressed by t won war only because we got that your boy will be taught to defend FOR THE

_ speed with which the volunteer lucky breaks, the luckiest one himself ahead of time, insteadof F
man got on the job for the fire-j of which was the discovery of the waiting until the enemy is knock- e: p

the fire engine was siren running had atomic bomb by Allied scientists before ing at the gates. BEST IN FOODSTry
sound of the
the the secret was discovered by the 1
Luckily the fire was I
away. Germans. We were lucky, too, that '
with Dredge-
but the alacrity U. S. Army '
consequence makes'everyI the,Army 'and Navy did a whole lot Dinner At
boys move A Complete
which these from
fire better job of keeping the Japs -
one feel just a little safer from knowing the terrific damage they (Continued from Page One)

danger. would did to our Navy at Pearl Harbor than the outbreak of the war immediateneed

There is one criticism we easilybe they did of warding off an attack was found for them.in the war r i
offer and feel that it might THE CANEBRAKEo
Since the zone in for which we now know they should theatres of operation. Consequently,
is indicatedby 'have been preparing.But the Haines was dispatched to the Pa-
which the fire is located which the war is ended and the boys cific Theater and the Hoffman to the I, !'
the number of short blasts possible The basic designs -
home. Everything Theater.
are coming European
warning blast, .
follow the first' long more is 'being done to expedite their. which :were followed in build- -, "' $1.25 and Up l } ,
firsCblast should be pronounced ,
that Thursday homecoming and we doubt that there ( ing the vessels wer'e developed by the : .', -r,' t:1: ,_
it on
than was
almost of the are any of them but are ready several Army ,Engineer' Corps', Marine De-
There length were five which led most folks to weeks before their boat leaves. But sign Division, under the directions of Luncheon Hour 12 1 noon to 2 p. m.
leaders are then Colonel) HarryB.
But the military say we Major General ( '

think that is the merely fire was a matter in Zone of 5.practicein bringing them home too rapidly; Vaughn, ,Jr., District Engineer at Dinner From 6 to 9 p. m. I

that were we to be attacked today Philadelphia. Based on the success- :
the siren and will prob- 1 11 1 :30
sounding 9 m.
next fire. we'd not have a strong enough Navyor ful performance of these vessels four Short Orders to p.
ably be remedied by the
in action to fight a major dredges were con-
Army similar hopper '
the -
It has also been suggested that '4
time the engagement. That is viewed by most structed in 1944 as a wartime mea- ; j"
from time to
carry Conditioned
paper boundaries of the five fire zones people as simply as alarmist'' attitudeor sure, augmenting the facilities, there- I Air

which we would be happy to do if possibly a desire of the militar- by expediting channel and harbor

we thought people would attempt to ists to retain their power for a while clearance operations, which was so -

memorize them. Unfortunately there longer. vital in the prosecution of the war.
We have had more than threp --- --- ...
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the ; C.-
,who would make
are few ; ..oI.l".PoiW''J:
and we would suggest instead that months of peace but can we say that ;;1l.' '-::: r"
the there is peace in the world so longas
the boundaries be printed
civil war rages in China, Indo- rr R MYn i'S
phone book when it is made up next .
will China, Borneo and many other East- .,-' ... '
that quick glance I
month a
so This week learn ,',. \ i
location of a ern nations? we ;.f) '
show the approximate *
fire for those who do not want to that the Chinese Nationalists are '1 '. /.M /a/.b 4t it sYn<' f A:4: There's A Ford i : '** :"/ -,
making nice progress in Manchuria SIn
clutter their brain cells by "'
up ,
I against the forces of Chiang Kai- : ',oJ. :
memorizing the zones. .
shek through the assistance of the '
I Russians. It seems to' us that we ;, YOUR Future : \ (
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'Left ; ;
RightThe made some sort of a pledge to Chiang I

I and could that ,not mean that we

political labels "right"}: and"left" may nave to go to his aid against the: kaY And There'll Be Plenty .
puzzle a reader, who wants to\I( forces backed by our erstwhile ally? sa 1

know what they mean. The terms Some of our boys based in China

originated long ago in European near this civil war write that they .: ;'

parliaments. Representatives of the wouldn't be surprised to see the kys 'Available! Soon ,

privileged classes sat on the presid- Yanks fighting again within a coupleof

ing officer's right, champions of the months in China. i I
upcoming masses on his left. Mod- We don't look for any major outbreak J 1 i

erates, middle-of-the-roaders, sat in that soon but on this fourth _

the middle, giving rise to the com-I anniversary of Pearl Harbor, with

panion term "center," which is also war clouds still not completely dissipated -

still used. we, as a people, should bethinking :'

Today, right and left are a dispassionateWay -I I of ways to create a world- While You're Waiting,

-of*distinguishing be- wide peace and one which can be
I maintained rather than of forgetting -I i
tween conservatives, the preserversof I ways

the past and present, and radical I what, has so recently taken

reformers, who think large changes I place and means of returning to our .J

should be made as quickly as possi former isolated complacency. INVEST Your MONEY h'S

ble. A leftist is what a conservativewith I During this week we have been ,

high blood pressure calls a privileged to see the great picture, '1.t.

bolshevik, and a rightist is what butterflynerved-I "Wilson" but it does not take 'this




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'' 'Announcement was made ,that Mrs. In addition to being a pioneer Clewiston, and Ralph B. Wagner..
""* Mary, Creech of the National Girl sugar''grower, Mr Bryant ,was the West Palm Beach. (
Scout organization :will be here in first' to experiment with the growthof
? January to train a class in leadership ramie in the Everglades, and was Honorary, .pallbearers are Orria.;
1 I and SOCIETY 'I'II' work and' it'is hoped that there Instrumental in bringing in one of Randolph, Ray HealeyLouis' Valier.. ,
will be many volunteers to take this the large companies now engaged in of West Palm Beach;' :I.A.'"Rostau,
i'l course of instruction. growing ramie ip\ the 'Glades. 'and Alexander Duke of Lake "Worth;
{. Rereshmen'ts'were served by Mrs. The Bryant Palm Beach home is at R. S. Stokes and :L'buis Fraser ot

_ _ . . . . .... Pitzen Canal Point, and ,Clarence,,R. Bitting,.
>( ..>x.M-----: .. x....a..""' .....;..-.x.....;.....;.....;....a.,.,..,.......& ............y'" at the close of the meetings 434 Sea Spray Ave. Jay W. Moran, W.-C. Prewitt, R. Y.

Mrs.' S. P. Slonaker was shoppingin tel' Patty, visited friends here over SON: BORN Active pallbearers at the funeral Patterson, Horace A. Bestor, S. L..
Fort Myers Tuesday. the weekend.Lt. Sunday will be Malcolm W. Bigg, Crochet, W. E. Bolton, W. C. Owen,.
---.- Mr. and Mrs. Hub Spooner are the Clewiston; G. L. Simms, Pahokee; Otis A. Jones, N. V. S. Mumford, W.
,. t Mrs. Mark Kennon is spending a and Mrs. Willard E. Dilley of proud parents of 'a baby boy born on W. P. Journigan, Azucar; R. E. H. Lanier and Dr. B. A. Bourne or
few days this week in Arcadia. the Dinner Key Naval Air Base, were Monday at the Good Samaritan Hos- Conn, Palm Beach; H. T. Vaughn, Clewiston. ,

the week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. pital in West Palm Beach. -L .....
Walter Stuart of ,Bradenton was a R. C. Wilson.Mr. -I '' -
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business visitor here on Friday. STEAK SUPPER ,I
and Mrs.Calhoun left Saturday BREAKFAST LUNCHEON: : DINNER :

Misses Frances Sutton and 'Evelyn morning- their home in Macon, Miss Elsie Martin entertained at 7 TO 10 A. M. 12 TO 2 P. M. 0 TO 8 P. 31.
Lee spent the week-end in Miami. Ga., after a visit with Mr. and Mrs.E her home Wednesday night with a
L. Stewart. steak supper for a group of friends i
Mr. and Mrs.: C. J. Lovvorn visited which included lIissesVanda Shelfer ;
frie'nds Point Mrs. H. C. Avant, Mrs. B. E.: Nail,
last Sunday.
in Canal Barbara DeVane, Betty Stout,
Mrs. Frank Cox and Mrs. W. D. Dorothy Sealey and Emily Robert For A Relaxing Meal- .Dine In A i

i C. V.: Parkinson was a business Blount were shopping in West Palm son.
visitor.in Tampa one day last week. Beach Wednesday. Pleasant Atmosphere

, Cpl. Jack Spears of Valdosta, Ga., Mrs. W. A. Shuler was in Miami You'll Find Good Food and Gracious I
: spent the week-end here with friends. several days this week attending a The Brownie Scouts held their Service at Thcq '-------" !

convention of the Florida Hairdress- weekly, meeting at the homeof \
Mrs.. G. B. Rackstraw was a business ers and Cosmetologists.Mrs. their leader, Mrs. Mildred Ward.
'1 visitor inVest Palm Beach on After a short business session the CILE'V-JISTON INN[ ii i
'I Friday. H. D. Ezelle and Mr. and Mrs. troop joined in making Christmas i
Roy Nannie of Morton's Gap, Ky., arrived gifts.
I Mr. and Mrs. Campbell E. Nail last week to spend the winter Barbara Twiddy, Scribe. .. C'I. I I
i visited friends in Miami Tuesday and with Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Cornette. 'C.) I II

Wednesday. During the war, the Navy had I
f1t p} Mr.; and Mrs. H. M. Chesser and more than one million feet of wooden Meet Your Friends In Our I

'J Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Polk and Mr. children and Annie Merle and Judy tent poles impregnated with a decay -
and Mrs. Rudy Clark were in Miami I' Echols of Naples spent the week-end and termite-resistant chemical '
Sunday night. here with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Echols. known as Wolman salts, to protect COCKTAIL LOUNGE I

r- them; from rapid destruction by I. 'I
Mr. and Mrs.: Connie Clark are Mrs. E. M. Blake returned to her South Pacific pests.A Open 11 A. M. To 2 P. M.4 P. M. To 12 P. M. ) !
spending his furlough here} with his home in Asheville, N. C., on Monday

" mother, Mrs. Topper. after visiting her daughter, Mrs. N.V. clock which winds itself as the
S. Mumford and Mr.
Mumford for temperature changes is being made
, Misses Robert Spicer, Laura Bailey a couple of months. by LongineWittnauer.F. BUFFET DINNER SUNG NIGHTS
and Florence Graham spent Sunday. TO 7:30
I :. in West Palm Beach. A., J. Thielen, 'Jr., of Jacksonvilleand Edward 'BryantContinued
.] Ray Donald Thielen of Morri- Vif hfl ;ti ratW.1:

1'" johnny Davis of Miami: Visited son Field, West Palm Beach, spent ...
,,' friends here last week: and enjoyed the week-end with their<< parents, Mr. ( from Pago 1)
) 1 a hunting trip while here. and Mrs. A. J. Thielen. ed headquarters in Azucar, and his -i it its

-, work in promoting the welfare of his
Mr. and Mrs.' Foster Crampton Mrs. I. S. Bell, Jr., left Sunday for negro laborers there was distinctly S A
spent several days over the weekendin Jacksonville to meet her husband as notable. Among other things, he 11.
Tampa and Daytona Beach. soon as released from Army serviceat was instrumental in interesting the "Iei'AO
Camp Blanding, the first of the Julius Rosenwald Foundation in contributing -
:, Mrs. Lee Jackson of West Palm week. They returned home yester- school for negroes there, v
Beach spent the week-end with her day. and his many economic, and welfare
mother, Mrs. Vida Surrency. projects were outstanding.
rhJ --- Mr. and' Mrs. P. M. McIntyre, Mr.
. Mr and Mrs.' Coburn Moore left nad Mrs. C. L., McLendon, Mr. and
i'' L3 Sunday for Sebring where 'they expect Irs. S. L. Crochet, W. N. Martin, A. FOR SALE Roastingpigs
'r to make their future home. W. Lawrence and D. G. Alston were

among ,those attending the Auburn- _ready .for Christmasor
f 'Mrs. L. L. Spicer ,and Mrs. F. E. Miami game at the Orange ,Bowl Friday !-
) .; Conkling were business visitors in night. New Years: Call J. K.

T;; West Palm Beach on Thursday. Among those attending the funeral Rogers, 51 or Moore 0 1 0

;' Mrs. N. V. S. :Mumford and Mrs. W. services for John, S. Harrington at Haven 2751.

,r-,' C. Owen were business visitors inC the Methodist Church in Canal Point I 1000 First Street Fort Myers:Florida I
West. Palm Beach on Monday. Tuesday afternoon were: M. W.
Bigg, R. Y. Patterson, H. A. Bestor, FOR RENTFurnishedhouse. ;
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Schroeder, accompanied H. T. Vaughn, W. C. Owen, Ken ,t
I ,', by Miss Miriam ,Adluns Iwayne? and S. L Crochet. Entire house or Over 100,000 Additional Items
of Moore Haven, were in Miami yes
L terday. Capt. and Mrs. Harold Hamakerand share with one other. I Use Our Easy Payment Plan I
: ; daughter of Camp Robinson,
E. Osceola Ave. 1
Mrs. H. V. Briant arrived for Ark., are visiting his cousin, Mrs. G. tc. ..,. rGT''r" = !.!J.! _..._ ,Y.":'
%;; Thanksgiving and is' visiting her F. Serson and Mr. Serson. He has

',: J daughter, Mis. 0. A. Jones and Mr. recently received his Army dischargeand L
: Jones. they will go from here to their
former home in South
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,t; Mrs. N. V. S. :Mumford, Mrs. R. C. I
:,;('::, Wilson, Mrs. W. C. Owen and Mrs. FIFE DEPARTMENT HAS
r H. A. 'Bestor were Miami visitors on
\ I Thursday: Have YOU Visited:
.c volunteer fire department had :
f Mrs. O'Neal Walker left Saturday its monthly business meeting on
to meet her husband in West Palm
Monday night and made plans for a
Beach who has recently returned Christmas "
party for the members,
from service. their wives and children with Santa '

Claus, a tree and all the trimmings.
Dr. J. W. Ezelle returned Friday Fire-fighting methods were discussed -
from Graceville where he was called at a class-room meeting after
r last week by the serious illness of the business session. PARKINSON'S
j his father. ;

{ Mrs., O. F. Schiffli and three sons,
r 1J&; Mrs. W., M. Redelsheimer and daugh- The Woman's Association of the
1 I Bi Community Church, will hold its
----------------- regular meeting next fhursday afternoon '
t December 13, at 3:00 at the
J church. A full attendance is desired.



flf. Royal ,Ambassadors, a boys T'f
Sun. & Mon., Dec. 9 & 10 organization sponsored by the Bap- '
G ,)
"BELL FOR ADANO" tist Church but welcoming into its Christmas Is Nearer Than You Realize, 1<;: .

Gene Tierney John Hodiak membership boys of all denomina- k" :'.4 oj ., '
a tions, elected new officers at a recent 7l., '
Cartoon News meeting. ih' : \ But You Can Do :All of Your
., I .
Tues. & Wed., Dec. 11 & 12 ,Ambassador-in-Chief Is Billy Wat- "
"OUT OF THIS WORLD" ton, first assistant is David Twiddy, :, : ;- <
Eddie Bracken Veronica Lake second assistant Is Bobby Garrett, _, ., >,,,:". ;,.' :,,- Gift Shopping In :(?:. : .

March of Time Cartoon chapter recorder is Gene Hester and ," li: '

chapter scribe is Gene Hester, chapter .,: r ;,.: :,:_. :,:, .:.. Our Store, 3
Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 13 & 14 herald is Alvin Garrett. ,J_, .,_ < J 't
George F. Serson Is counselor of .. "
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Robert LUabeth the group which now has an attendance -
Cummings-Scott ing. of about twenty at every meet- 'i '


x ,.iodvction HUMUS'piths 1.ftfIO'I'mmoent MEETS WITH MRS. PITZENA Don't Delay

meeting of the Girl Scout spon-
News Cartoon soring committee, leaders and assist-
ant leaders was held Monday even-
I Sat., Dec. 15 ing at the home of Mrs., G. N. Pitzen ; -':USE OUR CONVENIENT LAY AWAY PLAN
"RHYTHM JIOUXDCP" with a good attendance. .
4f 1 Cartoon jungle Queen No. 6 Problems of' leadership were discussed -
a and a plea is being made for
others interested in this work to .
assist as lea'ders and assistant. : t


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l boats for his first view of the under- bean crop and from 25 to 30 per cent a loss 'in many sectors around Lake IV/

water'fairy land and It is doubtful if of the potato crop can be considered Okeechobee. I
any Springs visitor was ever more I fI

Tj' enthusiastic over the experience than .n.. r.www.vr

he. In fact, the good doctor has I
"sand in his shoes" and told us that I Ii

'when he retires from active duty in

the Navy, he plans to make Florida' 1 a

his Press home.Association "Me. .I'm I staying 1., ryr


a Speakers Florida's FutureSilver Praise in the Army r ; %:..:'. l

SpringsFNS( )- If there

were any doubts in the minds of W p
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Florida newspaper folks as to this -
state's favored position from an THERE ARE PLENTY d ) f'OF

economic and industrial development

standpoint, they must surely have REASONS. .

been dispelled by the amazing pre-
sentation of facts and figures so ably AND HERE THEY ARE !"

made by the keynote speakers at the

66th Annual :Convention of the Flor-

ida Press Association, held here last W
week. '

Speaking at the Friday morning 1 "First, I keep my present grade. 6 "Any time after 20 years 1
session, Harold Colee, executive vice-
That means a lot. can retire at half pay increas
president of the Florida State Cham-
ing year by year to three.quarters :
ber of Commerce, in a brilliant address 2 "By reenlisting for 3 years I retirement pay after 30 years of

gave an accourate account of can pick; my own branch ofservice service. And the time I've already

the progress made in the develop- in the Air, Ground orService served in active military or naval

ment of Florida's agricultural, tourist Forces, and can go to any service counts toward my retire-

\ and industrial resources and overseas theater wish. ment time. Added up-reenlist-.

pointed to plans for the immediate "I ment seems pretty sound to me!"
3 get my mustering-out pay,
future that promise tremendous expansion -
even though reenlisting.Also .
and growth. I'get $50 a year reenlistment

That evening at the annual ban- bonus for each year I've been in r. ,

quet, R. B. Roberts, general sales- the Army. My dependents receive, JANUARY 31, 1946 J. ",

manager of the Florida 'Power and family allowances for the full term

Light Company of Miami, in a mast- of my enlistment. And I'll be AN IMPORTANT DATE I

erful presentation hammered home p 1 eligible for GI Bill of Rights benefits FOR MEN IN THE ARMY

I War Fund, for the service to his fel- with facts and figures the tremendous when I get out of the Army.
.. . .. .. .. .ti..... I MEN now in Army who reenlist
.N.N.N.H N N N N N.N.N N:N.N N N NON N N N M' low men that is the theme of his advantage Florida possessesfor
"My food, clothes, quarters, before February 1 will be reen-
I personal life story is simply ampli- substantial industrial develop- 4
medical and dental care are all listed in present grade.Men honorably "
fied thousands of times by the ment. J
Too Late To many And I learn ,discharged can reenlist
ClassifyBy service to mankind throughout the "Florida is at the crossroads in supplied to me.; can
within 20 after
any of 200 skills or trades in the days discharge
her industrial said
development" he ,
world by the agencies supported by
I Army schools. in grade held at timo of dis-
RUSSELL KAY the fund. "and this development can be realized -
I : charge, provided they reenlist
I Leaning against a table because of if we recognize and understand:: 5 "All of us who are reenlisting before February 1, 1946. t.. 'j:

C.:N N:N NCH NON N..N:N:N:M:N:N:N:M.N:N N:-.:M N:N:.I a crippled leg, the aged doctor held the situation and make the most of are going to have from 30 to I'I' .)
I his audience practically spellboundI it." 90 days' furlough at home with You may enlist' AT ANY TIME

As Secretary of the Florida Press I I but not' with oratory. Although list- He pointed out that the same cli- full pay and our travel paid both for 1V4! 2 or. 3 year periods. I .)
l mate which attracts tourists to the And we'll have 30 furlough (One-year. onllstment.' for men
Association, it was my privilege to ed on the program as a "speaker, ways. days'
state also will attract industrialistsand now in the Army with at least
of} Wassell 'didn't "speak. He simply with
make the personal acquaintance I ? every year pay. ,
6 months of service.)
Dr. C. M. (Capt.) Wassell, USNR, talked to us much as he might have declared that "no other section
whose remarkable experiences were I done had he been seated in our home. of the country is as well situated ,to * .* * * *- i
brought to the world in the motion I His quiet voice seemed to have an provide human efficiency. Higher MONTHLY

picture, "The Story of Dr. Wassell"in amazing effect on his listeners, you wages can be paid in Florida, be- PAY PER MONTH- Staffing RETIREMENT i I

which Gary Cooper was starred. could have heard a pin drop. His cause workers can produce more," he ENLISTED MEN Base Pay INCOME AFTER: 1
I added. Per 20 Years' 30 Years' i
Called upon to introduce the distinguished simple manner of expression and In Addition to Food, Lodging, Master Sergeant Month Service Service ''I
sincerity impressive. Capt. C. M. Wassell, ''national war
guest who spoke at the I Clothes and Medical Care First
or Sergeant $138.00 $89.70 $155.25
hero, who was cited by the presidentfor i
annual banquet at Silver Springs, I Referring to the 42 injured men Technical Sergeant 114.00 74.10 128.25
was in a quandary, wondering whether under his care, most of them sur- the his USS care Marblehead of the in wounded the on (a-Plus 20-% Increase for Staff Sergeant 96.00 62.40 108.00(

I should refer to him as "Cap- vivors from the USS Marblehead, as early Service Overseas. (b-Plus Sergeant 78.00 50.70 87.75
tain" or "Doctor" Wassell. Takingthe my "Buddies," the doctory modestlygave days of, the' war, spoke under the 50% if Member of Flying Corporal. 66.00 42.90 74.25

bull by the horn, I leaned over those men the credit for the auspices of the National War Fund Crews, Parachutist, etc.Pay Private First Class ,54.00 135..10..I 60.75
Plus 5% Increase in _
and urged the to back the
and asked the kindly, charming I success of the seemingly hopeless press cam- for Each 3 Years of Service. Private . 50.00 32.50 56.25 ,
paign and seethe
gentleman himself. i situation and resultant rescue. He job through.

With a smile on his face and a I told how many of the injured men Officers elected at the close of 'a I * * * * * * * * '

twinkle in his eye, he brushed away' owed their lives to the East Indian two day session were Edwin A. Men- .\
the brass and the gold braid with the I' native girl who gave her blood time
simple remark: "I am an officerof and again in direct transfusions, of Lloyd Herrin, Callahan News, 1st U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION' i

the United States Navy and still I I the indomitable courage of the men vice president; M. B. Fuller, Flagler U. So ARMY

on duty, but I was a doctor FIRST."I I themselves who elected to go on County Tribune, Bunnell, 2nd vice West
president, and Russell Kay, Florida B E A ,
when the odds
From then on he was "Doctor were overwhelmingly ;
group I Newspaper News, secretary and "GUARDIAN OF VICTORY" .
sell" to me and to the press against them. Vividly he describedthe Fla.BERT
Palm Beach
that were fortunate enough to enjoy tragic scene on board the over- treasurer AIR, GROUND, SERVICE FORCES .

: his delightful company during crowded Dutch ship when it was .

the convention and the better straffed again and again by Jap Last Weeks Cold -

acquainted we became the more we planes that came in at mast levels 1
learned to love and admire this gal- He paid tribute to the gallant British Damages

lant and modest national hero, whose commander, who held his fleeing I Beans & Potatoes' Ds KECI I. '

concern for the injured men in his column long enough to permit trans-

charge was so great that he was porting the ,wounded American sailors -- A. I. A. Architect
West Palm BeachFNS) The
willing to defy naval court martial to the port where they were able ,
severe cold wave that hit Florida last
and death itself to stay with them.It to depart for Australia. Explainingthat OFFICE '
Friday night and Saturday morningsent
is not necessary for me to at- some parts of the motion picture (,....

tempt to recount here the famous. were fictional, he said that for the 27 degrees the mercury in the down rich to Everglades as low as Stuart, Florida Krueger Bldg.; ..)

story of this man's exploits, they will most part it contained no exaggera-
farming area, and brought wide-
live in the nation's recorded historyfor ion and was fundamentally correctas and
spread damage to the bumper bean
all time. His gripping story, told to detail. He personally super-

first in a nationwide broadcast by vised the filming of the picture and and. potato"crops now being harvested. Palm Beach, Florida

the President of the United States, was careful to see that this was so.
Milligan termed the cold
reached additional millions throughout Although he might have realized a wave P. O. Box 425
"severe for this time of year." Grow- 229 Sunrise Ave. .
the world in book form and magnificent sum in the form of roy- ,
ers, he said, usually expect such kill-
through the motion picture, which alties from both the book and the pic-
ing frosts between Dec. 15 and Phone 21988Palm
was made by Cecil B. DeMille at the ture, Doctor Wassell chose to, assign Christmas.J. I

personal request of the Chief Execu- the entire earnings from both to the
W. Milligan, field meteorologistfor Beach Office In Charge of Jlr. Konrad M. Keck.
tive. organization for Naval Relief.As .
the federal-state horticulture
It is fitting indeed that Dr. Was- a guest of Ray and Davidsonof tection service with headquarters pro-at NOW IS THE TIME FOR POST-WAR PLANNING

sell is making his public appearance Silver Springs Dr.
Wassell was Belle Glade, said that between 50 4
under the auspices of the National taken on one of the glass bottom ...
and 70 per cent of the unharvested

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established in the southeastern states Tax Collector I Dr. Hanna, author of "Flight into I r j DO IT NOW
: School Kids
Many the condition Is most Oblivion" and co-author with James
1 I Have Anemia Say valent. It has been said that insufficient 'Makes Nov. ReportCounty Branch Cabell of the "St. ,Johns," in !

vitamins, a deficiency of the Rivers-of-America' series, is vice I

,. Health Officials protein and other minerals, as well as Tax Collector R. N. Miller president of the Academy. He is a Oi- 0ii- ,
hookworm infestation are the causes. former president of the Florida I>,
announced Tuesday that collection
Other reasons have also been ad- Audubon Society and the Florida ,. '
An effort to locate the bulk of ![lof taxes during the month of No- -' j
anemia among school children in vanced. t vember amounted to $52,254.89, Historical Society, delegates from CLEWISTONLOTS
Florida, as well as to ascertain the Some work was begun along this A discount of 4 per cent was allowed both of which will participate in the
line early this year when a surface I on all tax payments made during
disease in a state where
-cause of two-day conference Dec. 7 and 8, at
fresh vegetables are abundant and survey was made of five counties extending November, and 3 per cent will be deducted +j"
from DeFuniak Springs to St. Augustine.
the this month. .
where sunshine prevails year I
'round has been announced by mem- Miami. Because of a shortage of Of the above amount, $41,183 33
it possible to follow STATE VETERANS COMMISSIONHAS :
personnel was
bers of the State Board of Health as [was county collections the balance
through with only one school, at drainage. MEETING IN JACKSONVILLE '
one of the important programs i
Leesburg. The children found to be
y scheduled for consideration within SALES HAVE INCREASED
. t : anemic or suffering from some deficiency JacksonvilleFNS) The first
r the coming months. The group met Marks and Brands
': In the State Health Officer's office, at the first examinationwere Jacksonville session of the' State Vet- VERY RAPIDLY IN THE

. State Board of Health building Sun- tested regularly for four Inspector Hired erans Commission, appointed by Gov.
straight months. The mothers in the Millard F. Caldwell as authorized at PAST, SIX MONTHS

day.The meantime were advised regarding the last session of the Legislature
which is the policymaking -
board News
(Hendry County
diets, and in cases I
proper many opened at 9 a. m. Thursday in the
body of the organization, Is i The 1945 Florida Legislature, at -
special cod liver oil tablets were
Seminole Hotel
George L. Killam,
: composed of three members: Dr. Her- | the request of the cattlemen of the
intervals the
given pupils at during commission member for the Second
bert L. Bryans Pensacola president; i state, passed a law known as the
day. The lunchroom managementHow Congressional District, announced. DO NOT
I Dr. Robert McIver, Jacksonville and I I I Marks and Brands Law, and the LET THE ONE
: William Parr, Tampa. Dr. Wilson T. 'j State Department of Agriculture was, In addition to the seven commis-
Sowder is executive secretary and I about a mattress for your designated to administer it. Com-: sion members, David L.,Wiley, execu- YOU WANT GO TO
cow-The research laboratories of tive secretary and State Service of-
state health officer. the
, missioner of Agriculture Nathan
L p group met regularly in Jacksonville,I' B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company ap-, Mayo has appointed John M. Scott, ficer will attend. The commissionwas SOMEONE ELSE '
: nounced the development of I organized in Tallahassee
recently and has
but a plan was recently announced to of Gainesville as Chief Supervisor
I' visit other cities in an effort to gain a manger mattress that will insure of the Marks and Brands Division. since met in Silver Springs and St. -
broader understanding of local tired bovines restful sleep and pay Petersburg. Ray V. Judson of Bar-
I ill a This law became effective July 1,
for itself times over in increased tow is chairman of the commission.
1 many
One such meeting has already -
I problems. 1945, but it was not possible to get
i' milk production. Price Trend Is .
been held in Tallahassee.I
i: the work organized until now. On
', Dr. Bryans said that the actual I I I December 1st George L. Poole be- NOTICE OF INTENTION TO UpwardbetterBUY ;
cause of anemia has not really been rs YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PAID gan work as Marks and Brands In- REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME: ,

-.A.wwwwlV spector for Hendry county. All cattle TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOWCLEWISTON 'It !
II going to market and all cattle. butchered -
Notice is hereby given that the under
must be inspected for marks
N6V signed, under the provisions of Chap- >
; I l} AtTYor and brands before they are sold. ter 20.953, Laws of Florida, Acts of -
coup The chief and only of this 1941, will register with the Clerk of
: purpose I
j Circuit Court, in and for Hendry
law is to discourage cattle '''stealing County, Florida, upon receipt of proofof
'MURED; in Florida. When a record is madeof publication of this notice, the fic- REALTYCORPORATION
titius name, to wit:
I III the marks and brands of all cattle
j soots MOTORS
G9 9N Q sold and slaughtered and all hides under. which I am engaged in business I
f cOAQ and carcasses are stamped by an in- at Clewiston. Florida. That the party'
interested in said business is: ,
1'o spector 'and a record made of themit
! GEORGE "'. DECK: '
will be quite a help in establishing City of Clewlston Hendry County f
ownership. I.' ,IT Florida. Nov. 29, 1945. >SIIII! _ 9U !'
1 1i
: fl savings .It will be greatly appreciated if I ..
S. the cattlemen and farmers: of Hendry -
county will cooperate with Mr. Poolein t

: l account ispersonal every way they can. He will be
I, as helpful as he can to everyone and
,) will go out of his way to help the I

cattlemen and farmers get their cat-

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: Ot'
:: LL against Augustine (FNS) At the
annual banquet of the Florida Acade- Can you imagine anything more appropriate than a musical
future. my of Sciences, in St. Augustine Dec. instrument |bf some kind? There are no new ones available
f ; the 7, toastmaster will be Dr. A. J. Hannaof
Rollins College, according to pro- at present, but we do have modern styled, ;new appearing ;.

a gram chairman Dr. Horton H. Hobbs, MirrApianos, fully guaranteed. We also have several thor- : '

I ? 'Clewiston ,Federal Savings and Loan i r oughly reconditioned band instruments. The mbst complete

Association '1 stock
!; : popular will be found in our store. Plan now to make ; ,

II I MUSIO the answer to,your gift problems. It's the lasting gift
IIk (
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Il k -keeps on giving happy listening hours. We invite you to
11. = our store to see our selections.BRUBAKER. .
Caterpillar 50 tractor in extra good con-
dition-used very little. Two, No. 11 John Deere 28-inch palmettoand

new land bottom plow. 2-inch, also 4-inch, sell-prime centri- MUSIC CO.'f

figual pwnps with direct drive\lair cooled engines. 94-ton flat body u

Diamond T truck. Power sprayer on two-wheel rubber-tired trailer. {li
John Doring Wauchula Fla. 206 Datura, West Palm Beach J:
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''.,,; Here, at Clewiston, center of the largest single production ,

': "We 'might as well face the, facts in sugar. of sugar cane in continental United States, the ;:1'

; .::, : ,( .,' United States Sugar Corporation and every one of its

; .:.. .:. ,.Our supply is short and will remain tightthrough employees are working to the limit of their abilities to '' ;,. .

) produce the utmost of this vitally needed energy food ;
, "
''h 1 1946.
' for a sugar-short world.

I: '., '. Through war and in peace, bag after bag of golden .
Sec'y. of Clinton
Agriculture P. Anderson
:. 'i brownjraw: sugar has come and will continue to come

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Three months later, liberated by the the business had been handled will be no monthly dues assessed. In advance that there will no extension -

t--;.....;..;..;..;..;..;..;.....;..;..........:..:...... ..;.....;... First Army in the drive to Berlin, through the railroad. Plans were The secretary of the Okeechobee of time granted.All .
McLain was evacuated by air to an completed for the Ladles Aid Ba- Chamber of Commerce has agreed to residents of the state must have
American hospital in France wherehe zaar in the salesroom of the Clewis- serve as secretary of the organization Florida tags. Visitors may continueto .
With was treated for malnutrition. Be- ton Motor Company. The new Stand- and a small assessment will use out-of-state tags until they

sides the ETO ribbon with two stars, ard Oil $55,000 bulk plant was com- probably be made to cover his expenses expire, unless they get jobs in Florida -

the Good Conduct medal and Combat pleted. and time for this extra work. or put their children in school. T
Infantryman's Badge McLain was December 9th4 marked the first Attending the meeting here Sunday Then they must get Florida tags.

: Our Boys given the Purple Heart for his anniversary or"the' breaking' of were Representative W. J. Hen- Persons in military service stationed '
wounds and the Silver Star for gal- ground for the new mill. At that dry of Okeechobee, R. B. Meserve, in Florida may use outofstatetags
lantry in action. He will enter the time: Governor Martin turned the president of the Okeechobee Chamber until they expire. Then they
: in theService University of :Miami in February as first spadeful of earth in Civic Center of Commerce, Wllburn Lawson and can get either Florida tags or writeto
ro a sophomore to major in history and while an observer on top of the Van Lightsey, all of Okeechobee; Joe their home states for renewals.
continue a'study of German which water tower gave the signal to the Griffin of Clewiston and two repre- They may not use a plate from some :
was begun ,abroad.Lt. men at the mill site south of townto sentatives from Belle Glade whose state other than Florida or the stateof
begin work. names were not 'obtained in additionto their residence, however. Virtuallyall

Com. Stanley O. Pirkle, ,son of Bill Harris and Dan Allen moved Moore Haven committee members. of the tag receipts, about $10-
:Mr. and Mrs.' Charles M. Pirkle of into their new homes. Two dentists 000,000 a year, go to pay schoolteachers

..... Clewiston, has returned to his homein I were advertising, in the News. You New Auto Tags salaries.
..:..:..;..:";">O:">OO.---->O>O-Hooo-x-: : : Lake Worth following his release I remember when dentists would clean Florida's 1945 licenses will expire o

from the Navy after three and a half your teeth or is that before, your Going Fast In Dec. 31, but the law gives car owners v
Sgt. Wilbur Ray Sullivan, of the years service. He will 'resume his time: ? 15 days of grace to get their new -
tJ. S. Marine Corps, son of Mr. and dental practice in Lake Worth which Mr. Cornette of the Ford Motor Hendry'' CountyHendry plates attached. During the depres-

Mrs. John Q. Sullivan, has returnedto was interrupted by the war. Company attended Service School In .. ..... sion It was not unusual for the gOV-
the States after two years over- ernor to give another 15 or 30 days
sea service and called home from Officer JamesA. Jax.So help me a news item from New ( County News) leeway, but in recent years there ,has
Saturday. Calcutta Flight a stolen diamond Motorists are anxious to' get the been
California York regarding no extension. ;
The operator, thuoghtfully, got the McGehee, Jr., pilot, of Clewiston, reads: "The ,diamond was nine car- new 1946 motor vehicle tags, accord-I The tags are made by convicts.atthe ;.. :
mother who was' at home, and the Fla., has been awarded the Air Medal rots." ing to R. N. Miller, Hendry cuontv state orison., and this year's:
in the meat department (Oak Leaf Cluster. ) it has been an- tax collector, who said that the first -
lather, who was H. plates were paintediwith/ a mixture of
at Royal's, nounced by Brig. Gen. William day's sales, Monday showed 60 had
which he manages Committee Of Lake background colors left over from
Tunner, commanding general of the been purchased.
all could
von the phone so past years. j&
Division Air Transport
India-China ,
the three-way telephone conversa- Command.The Fishermen Meet ,As had been done the past two or As usual, each car will get only
\tion and both :;barents, could ex- three years, motorists wishing a cer- '
India-China Division is com- one plate, because Florida never Is
;perience the thrill'of hearing their In'Moore HavenMoore tain number reserved must pay an
pleting, by homeward movements of sues one for the front of a vehicle
son's voice for the first time in two additional dollar for the ,service.
Although the 1945 state
freight and personnel, its war mission census
years.Sgt.. and Democrat Prices for private cars are the sameas may have changed the ranking;
of trans-India, India-China ( Haven ) kof
Sullivan recently left from last year, $10 to $25, depending
has made I counties by population, the county(
at intra-China transport. It The committee selected at a recent
Green Island after seeing service on weight of car, plus 25 cents collector's designation prefix numbers will i'not
air history, by flying cargo and pas- commercial fishermen and
the Pacific meeting of '
ta number of hot spots in fee. Motorcycle, trailer and be changed this year. The system _
scheduled day-
sengers in regularly in Okeechobee to work up
'Theatre of Operations. official car tags cost less than $10, was set !
up 'permanentlyseveralyears
and-night transit over routes once the '
plans for an organization to fight
'* while licenses for heavy commercial
ago and is not subject to change by
virtually unuseable, primarily of Lake Okeechobee .
proposed closing -
1. S. Bell, Jr.;, received his discharge famed Hump. Its war contribution, to seiners and trappers next October equipment are mdre than $25. I population shifts. ,1-

from Army service the first say aviation leaders, has provided met here Sunday afternoon with a'' The new plates, cream, letters on J '1"

of this week and was scheduled to far-reaching portents for the futureof good attendance.A a dark blue background, are almost Eleven new concepts in railway j
have arrived home yesterday. Betty air transport on a worldwidescale. the same in color as the 1945 tags,
for the passenger cars, promising new comforts -
meet tentative set of by-laws
went to Jacksonville Sunday 1945 71,000 tons yellow letters on dark blue.
saw travelers ,
July was worked out at the and luxuries to future -
his dischargeat
him when he received has been cross the Hump, while at the momentof committee meeting which will be pre- The deadline for driving on the have been designed by the Pull-
Camp Blanding. Sandy Jap surrender the rate was nearly to old 1945 tags is Jan. 15, and Gov. man Standard Car Manufacturing
sented to another ,
from Ger- group
about ten days
home only
two tons a minute. Millard Caldwell has served notice company.pecia .
where he has been stationed be held at Belle Glade City Hall a
enuny "From a small monthly tonnageat ; _
from thecomfn Snday', Dek -
months. wee g
for the past "
the outset, said General Tunnerin
The organization ,
cember '16, at 3:00. .
statement to his
war's end
a is expected to be perfected at .
Mrs. Creola deMoya, daughter of troops, "cargo to China has increased -
that time and not only fishermen but
:"Mr. and Mrs. William A. Scott, ar- until it has been proved that >
business men of the area and frIendsof
:rived the latter part of last week to whole armies could be supplied by the cause are urged to attend and I'! !
spend a forty-five day furlough with air in China-and they were, to the <<
lend their support to the fight.
:her parents after serving about eigh- distress and destruction of our 3
teen months in Alaska with the Wom- enemies." The lake area has been divided

an's Army: Corps. Despite the cool Lt. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer, into four areas: Moore HavenLakeport DIAPERSOnly

weather of the past few days Mrs. commander of all U. S. forces in ; Okeechobee; Pahokee Belle

DeMoya is finding the climate some- China, has said, "Through enemy Glade and Clewiston and each of
ntfiat different from what she left fire and through all sorts of weather, these four areas will name three

"in Alaska where temperatures of 35frto over oceans, mountains, desert and members for a twelve-man board oflirectors.
A meeting has been called $Zo39 Per Doz.
40 degrees below zero were not jungle, these planes came, .never fail-
''uncommon. After her furlough at ing. Upon their cargoes battles here at 3:00 on the coming Sun-

'home she will leave for Great Falls, have been fought and victories won. day afternoon to choose the directorsfor

Mont., where she will be stationed.. Upon their cargoes China survived this area. All fishermen and BJRDSEYELimit b

when there was no other contact with dealers are asked to attend. \'
Two Dozen to Customer
Your fliers made the Proposed dues for the organization "
"Mr. and Mrs. A. J.. Thielen have: the world. 'I
received word that Cpl. Leo A. Thie- Hump the most famous mountain are $100 for dealers' $25 for inde-

:len, 'their son, has returned to the range in the universe." pendent seine'' owners and crew cap- CLEWISTON DRYGOODS CO., Inc.
States from the Pacific Theatre, tains and $10 for fishermen. Associate "". X. :MARTIN 1

landing in Seattle on Sunday. Cpl. Hub Spooner received a wire from or honorary members will be ad- .J

''Thielen was with an Army trucking his brother from Frisco this morningthat mitted at five dollars or more. There }. D".nm'"" b'3'IIIi1'lJj'1 11 1-'

group: and saw service jn New he had arrived back in the States 1
- - - -
-Guinea, the Philippines and finally from China and asked him to get a : : : : : ..,..- :: L'
'-Sn: Yokahama, Japan. Three of his couple of tickets to the Orange Bowl .>> ,S Vit JI g :JI, _.1- .

brothers are still in service but only game. Probably he doesn't know ". '

one, .Duane: overseas-in China. just what a problem he is posing for THE AMERICAN LEGION t ,<<'
'* Hub.. I )
Sgt. Connie Clark is home but I \

only on a furlough, not having yet Clayton Waters, who has been in
Sreceive4 his discharge. And, aside I the European Theatre for many

from a Gablish mustache, Connie's months, has returned and sent word

*lwo years in India haven't, appearedto to his sister, Mrs Carlisle; Redish, .

have made much change in him. that he was leaving New York Mon-. CARNIVAL
:Haven't heard just how long Connie day for Camp Blanding for his dis

l'Will remain in service or where he charge. Mrs. Waters has been work- \
i iI
expects to be assigned after his fur- ing during his time in service in I,

,:lough. Mrs. Clark, who has remained Sebring.
iat her home in Frostproof while *

'Connie was away, is here with him. Munselle Stone has recently been J
promoted to Staf f Sergeant upon be- And Victory CelebrationCLEWISTON

News has been received of the protection Ing transferred from an Engineer

of..Dick: Patterson to the rank battalion to the 748th Field Artillery "

of Staff Sergeant. Dick is still overseas He was expecting to board ship 1 1
and we've heard no intimationas for home sometime between the first {.j

yet as to when he will be coming and fifteenth of December and 5 Is ,j.jj

'iome. hoping that he'll get back in time :'
.. /j
.* for the Orange Bowl game.

Dick .Bestor, son of Mr. and Mrs.
!I. A. Bestor and formerly a majorIn

an artillery unit doing outstand- 1:Ii NIMIN IN:M:NININ:NINININ:NIN:N:N:11:N:..:N:N:NINI I
ing''work.In Germany, has been discharged -

,and is settling down in Santa Remember When?
:Monica,'.Cal The Florida Chamber

of Commerce should get after Dick By Frances Nail l
taut we wish him luck: an 'how. I ..

Lt. .,. I ......H.N.....1...N.NIN. ..1....NIN. .N.i..N.NIN. .N.N.N.N.NIN. .....N.. Monday thru Saturday
Bob Beardsley came home lastmeek

on leave an d': was immediately.
Ojmt to work on the Warm. After a (Taken from the files of the

iew days of this 'Bob isn't so sure3ie'sgoing Clewiston.News December 7.1928)F. DECEMBER 10th THROUGH 15th
. in
to, be any hurry about
hunting a discharge'and trading his' L.,Williamson as spokesman of
; old'par for overalls." He will leave the Florida Delegation presented the

December 19 to report back' to Fort problems and the needs of the Lake
Sill,' Okla., vwhere. he has recently section to President Coolidge. The

completed a special training course. President expressed regret that his
message to Congress was already in

M. D. Koon, steward, third class, the hands of the'printers so he could Rides Concessions Shows

Route 1, Clewiston,. served with a not revise it and include these needsin
!Navy underwater demolition team In 1 his message. True to tradition, ,

the'occupation of Jinsen, Korea, and I Mr. Coolidge did not commit him-

northern China. Boon*' is the>son of self as in favor of or opposed. to CLEAN ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY
.Ulrs. Molly Crosby ;.ot Clewiston.. federal assistance.

r- A petition for the establishment of .

During Thanksgiving Miss Betsy additional county roads in the Clew-
\V. Home visited Pfc. Minor McLainin iston district was granted. +

:Miami, a nephew she had not seen Leonard Ames column on "Bridge" i "
In more than three years. The twen- occupied a prominent space on the Southern States ShowsJOHN

ty-one-year old veteran served overseas front page. Public utility rates in

with the Armored Infantry of Clewiston were said to, be below

, the Seventh Army. While attendinga average. The Western Union Tele- B: DAVIS, Mgr.AGE .
fallen comrade in the field of bat- graph Company was preparing to \
tle he himself was wounded and open .an office here in the Hopkins
1 taken prisoner by the Germans. building on January 1st. Heretofore,