The Okeechobee news
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Title: The Okeechobee news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Okeechobee Publishers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Okeechobee Fla
Creation Date: March 13, 1942
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
weekly[ former <1926-1945>]
semiweekly[ former <1981-1983>]
three times a week
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Okeechobee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Okeechobee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Okeechobee -- Okeechobee
Coordinates: 27.241667 x -80.833056 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 82, no. 91 (Sept. 13, 1992).
General Note: "The voice of the Everglades."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 6, no. 24 (Jan. 8, 1926).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Volume] 27-Number 38 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, March 13, 1942 Price 5 Cents


Chas. L RaulersonTo I R, M (DICK) DURRANCE i iI I I HELP HIM FIND A HOMEs MRS W. H. RUSSELL Local Men Attend


Leave March 19 I R. M. (Dick) Durrance moved IN SEBRING- LAST WEEK Defense Meet In

last week to Marianna, where he
I will be permanently located with a Mrs. W. H. Russell was carried:

For The U S Army new farm and ranch that has been to Dr. Martin's hospital. at Sebring I Orlando Last WeekThe

I purchased by1 he and County Judge last week where she was operated

T. W Conely, Jr. on by Dr. Martin. last Friday I

Mr. Durrance was born and moaning. I
Charles L Raulerson received I state-wide meeting of the
raised in what is now Okeechobee She went through the operationin !

notice this week to report to the ''I county and has lived here all of fine shape and will be able to Defense Saving committee of the

Quartermaster Corps of the United his life. He served his district asa return to her home here the last Home Defense Council, held In
States army at Camp Lee In VIr- I of next week.The .
member of the Board of CountyConunisslonecs Orlando Thursday, March 5, at the
ginia March 19 several terms two V-
I Angebllt hotel was very well attended
While a student at the UnIver- of which he served as chairman of
sity of Florida. Mr. Raulerson took the board. Observer About 135 members were

reserve officers' and y present. Okeechobee county was
training he -------
goes into the army as a Second sxci k y y4s ys represented by S. R. Raltenlder! ,

Lieutenant in the Quartermasters' The State Director (By Bill Page) 'chairman of the Home Defense

Corps. I Council, Mayor Raulerson, and Vf.

Mr Raulerson has operated a Makes StatementAs I STIFF NECK R Page executive chairman of the
i Defense
Savings committee
store here since I
grocery he returned You all know just what a
After a very busy two hours
from school the store beIng stiff neck I Is, I reckon. And Idon't
meeting in the morning the meet-
formerly owned and operatedby To InductionsEmployers mean the stiff neck and
ing was adjourned and
his father the late L. M. Raul- high-hat Combination either. luncheon
served In the banquet room of the
ersonIn That one sure Is familior U
hotel. Among notables
discussing his plans for goingto have a dual responsl- you happen to have a few
active In this
I are special line
the army he stated that he did : billty! in connection with allocation bucks bin around, and every- of home defense
not know what disposition he would of skilled! labor to meet the nation's one knows about it. John or were: Senator
1! Andrews, Governor Spessard Holland -
nuke with his business because he war needs, Brig. Gen. Vivian Col- v Jim tries to

had no Idea of what might happen 'I llns. state director of Selective'' 42r pull "a fast Pahs, honorary chairman; John L.

and how long he would be in the Service, declared today In an ap- t I one" on you state administrator; Linton
E. Allen state chairman; and dynamic -
array. | peal for their patriotic cooperationwith I and he
I says
the Selective Service system I x" Karl Lehmann deputy ad-
Mrs. Raulerson and little daughter I i nerds a five
': maintain of ] I The president of the
They must 1' rk
I ,,
will I
Lyn accompany him as' I spot quick State Banking association -
J war material, he pointed out, and 'f' president
far 11 Sanford, where they will remain at the same time release to the 'II I I awed and will of the Home Loan association
until he Is ready for themto /! I sure hand It president of the Underwriters'
armed forces every qualified man : y association -
move to their new location I back, come
who can be spared from such woik i I l ; and many other leadingmen
V I a Saturday
In all lines of business
I A drastic re-adjustment of his i
And he still
individual I throughout the state were in at
THROWS HIT IX KING : business operation must
I owes you a
be made by employer to meet rvb' tendance.
every I II < .. he to return In
ten-spot a
',1 %-
This first
"' -.r I the demands of our armed forces '" was the public appearance -
e1G I to !! "" 'j;" \ few days- back In '29. You Senator
I of Andrews since
for men and war materials the '
!: f 'i' ) f
: : gently remind him of It and
: he left
General en haslzed. Tills readjustment I : ..;;: :, he refuses to blush, but Instead Washington about five
D" weeks to take
he asserted must be if. iE' 'ft ,. ago a muchneededrest.
> you can actually see the muscles -
made with particular regard to I \ t, The senator made one of
cords and arteries In his the most hU
available workmen.. I 0<*C\'<* SMITH inspiring speeches of
neck expand and harden before entire career. Also, Governor Hol-
'No employer engaged in essential -
production should hesitate to I Oscar Smith an utterly ho'neI good home with parents who would you have finished your land was at his very best and was

quest deferment from induction I less good-looking pleasant dlspo- love him and treat him as a son of sentence. His eyes are looking stopped again and again by the
I sltloned lad 11 years of age. lost of straight ahead but he shore applause of his listeners.
into the armed forces for any employee their: own in every way. Oscar,
I his own home and parents forever ain't looking at you. Xo, he Is After the luncheon and a recess
who Is in that
necessary Is and must
A course. just a boy "
t something oVer a because headed down the "main stem,
production and who cannot be rep year ago of ten minutes the meeting was resumed -
+ :' 'accd immediately the director I neither his father or mother cared time for recreation and play-and, looking for another sucker with I In the banquet room. Many

Y declared.On t enough for him to be willing to .t course wants to go to school not such a good memory. Yea, i Interesting subjects were broughtup

Arm the other hand," he warned I provide a home love, or care for regularly each day boy, that's the way enemies are and discussed at this time.

\ e : 'no employer can be permitted to him; In fact, so completely neglected In speaking of Oscar, Marcus C. born. And he will stiffneckyou A report was submitted on the

selfishly retain an employee who I I and mistreated him that he was Fagg (better known everywhere as for months to come. success of the Payroll Allotment

a + a .an be of greater service to the taken from them permanently and Daddy' Fag, the state superin- But the one I am speaking of plan which has been very success
nation in its armed forces and who "tally by one pf the courts of Flor- tendent of the Home society) said I Is the good old-time garden ful throughout the state. A report -

can be readily replaced baa man I ida. This court Committed him to 'I do hope we can find Just the variety-the kind you get from on the amount of defense
the Children's Home Society of sleeping "with" the windows ,
'.Demise deferred for military right home for Oscar soon and for openand bonds and stamps soldi in Florida.

service or by a woman." Florida. who are now anxious to many other homeless boys and girls your head In a draft, or up to and Including February 28

Employers of skilled labor General j i.find some good-hearted family who from 8 to 16 years of age- all of bleeping In a closed room with was very satisfying Florida had
will take him In as a son of their no ventilation, or lying too
Collins asserted, must keep in I whom are deserving of good homesv bought up to that period 38 million
II. Ernest Overstrret ,I I mind that skills are necessary in'I' own and give him the love, care, nth people of good characterwho straight In one position, or dollars worth of Defense Savings
educaton and opportunity to en- bunching In a ball, or sleeping -
could provide a reasonably up bonds and stamps.
To The Voters of Florida i the armed forces, as. well as in
I I civilian production. "A well- I joy life-asery boy should. They good home and schooling for these restless-like and having That puts us far ahead of any

On September 9. 1941 I an- equipped army" he pointed out, need not adopt him. j 1 homeless youngsters. We111 nightmares, or turning too of the southeastern states by a very

nounced that I would be a candidate "must have In It men who can do a Oscar prefers a home In the gladly give full Information If Inquiries : quickly In your sleep, or gosh, strong majority. And, in other

for the Democratic nomination thousand things that are done in country ,where he can help look are addressed to our societyat I know I heard at least a words, the amount per capita is

for Congressman-at-Large In our everyday life. after chickens pigs, calves and I 403 Consolidated Building Jacksonville thousand other explanations, close to $23. Okeechobee county U

the primaries to be held May 8. Illustrating the General said: other livestock In exchange for a I Fla." but who am I to remember doing a fine Job although we are

In conformity with that announce- I need only to recall the epic .- ,- them aiL not up to the average of the Mate
ment I have paid my qualifyingfee I I of Wake island to prove this point. And here I am with a stiff as a whole.
to our of State and neck and feeling mighty proudof
I There, the attack by the Japaneseleft The All-Amerban canvass will
will wage a vigorous campaign for a number of planes in a tang- It, so to speak tat( least at be Inaugurated sometime soon I

the nomination. I. led mass. But from this' wreckageour first I felt mighty proud of It). expect it to start about the first of

In these serious times, when our resourceful Marines assembled Local HappeningsEDITORIAL Went through the measles, April. But more about that at a I

very existence as a free people Is planes with which they took a toll mumps, chicken pox, whoopIng later date.

threatened, It seems to me that the I of one enemy light cruiser and two cough and all the rest whena Below is a table showing how

voters of Florida should give care- destroyers. It was the trade skills kid, and usually was the first every person who receives wages or
ful thought to their representation In our armed forces that counted kid In the neighborhood to salary can" help win the war and
in our national Congress and that I there." have all these things Then I provide for his own future securityby I

every candidate: should freely and Every practical precaution to was all "sot" to tell the rest of buying Defense bonds and
frankly make known his views: on prevent disruption of war produc- Mr. and Mrs Fred Judge and Sheriff L. L. Conrad spent Tues the kids Just how It felt whatto stamps. These figures suggest a

all Important issues of ."1. day- tion by promiscuous induction Into Fred Junior have returned to their day In Fort Pierce on business for do, what not to do, etc. systematic war-saving pic-gram to

both foreign and domestic. This I the armed forces of men whose home In New Jersey after spending his office. But this time, no soap. I fit every Income. They are basedon

propose to do, and at a later dateI greater service can be given behind a month in Okeechobee with Mrs.Judge's -0- find this time I have been a weekly averages and do not,
will publicly proclaim. my platform the battle lines has been Includedin Mrs. Eddie Bass was taken to the laggard of the worst kind- th.ntlore, tail account of the Individual -

Before May 5 I expect to Selective Service regulations parents, Mr. and Mrs. William hospital In Sebring Sunday where moron, slde stepper, evasion, circumstances of every
R. Sommer. They also visited she underwent a successful opera- all tht rest of that
visit every community In our state the General declared. However, he slacker and prison. Those with no dependentsor

.-both large and small-and personally emphasized, that each and every I friends and relatives In Lake tion. tomnvyrot. A man of my age other responsibilities should be

acquaint the voters with one of these stabilizing provisions Worth and Miami during their and Just now having my first able to save a good deal more thanis

my program. There will be no is predicated on patriotic coopera- I, stay, Mr and Mrs. Elmer Bass were stiff neck. I haven't met a. per- Indicated on this table. Those

fence-straddling so far as I am tion by both the employer and the I -0- visitors who spent Sunday In Se- son In town (and I have seen with unusual responsibilities may

concerned, upon any issue which employee. He said: James Noon, who has spent the brlng. them all the last two days)- not be able to save so much. Each

in my opinion concerns the well- I" "Give our local boards this cooperation past two weeks as the guest of -oI man, woman or child who has Individual is the best judge of how

being of the people of my state or and we can be assured Father Callahan, left for his homeIn I I Jphn Davis who Is stationed with not had stiff neck, creak, stick, i much he can Invest In Defense

country, and I respectfully solicIt i the Riddle-McKay flying schoo; crank kink, cramp or what i bonds. But knows that
my that this required transfer of a New Jersey last Friday. I II I I everyone
your consideration of my candidacy large segment of our male popula- -0- at Clewiston as one of the Instruc- have you, at least a dozen the war will be won only If he puts
I I|: tors in advanced flying Is spend-
for this Important position. tion to the nation's armed forces I Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Brett and tlmei. And so "what." every cent he can Into guns and

(Biographical Sketch) will be made with he least possible I daughter are spending several days i iI |j: ing several days of this week In One kindly old lady says, tanks and planes and ships. This
Okeechobee with his Mr.
is It?
Ernest Overs'r comes from a disturbance to war production or In Wimauma with Mrs. Brett's parents ,, "Oh, my poorboy, what is not a token war, nor a penny-
I and Mrs. A. W. Davis
pioneer Florida family. His grandfather agriculture. But that cooperationfrom I, Mr. and Mrs W. T. Whidden0 I Ephlaltec? Quite some agitation ante game It Is a fight to the finish -

moved to Florida from our employer and employee Is essential I what? Some thrill! Take against the most ruthless and
County Judge T. W. Conely, Jr.,
neighboring state of Oeorgla in and must be unselfish. That Miss Margaret Paterson teacher I good care of yourself. I come relentless enemy we have ever
and 0. F. Walker chairman of the
back with "Ephlaltes? ,
1336. means simply that no defermentof in the local schools, spent the weekend faced.
He was born on a farm and or- any employee qualified for military with her parents In LakeWales. I Board of County Commissioners could be. Some agitation
are In Washington D.C., this week Schedule for the Systematic!
Yeah and how! But that some
sage grove in Osceola county, three service should be sought fora I ,
attending to business for the coun- Purchase of U.S. Defense Bonds
I I thrill stuff! Mama, be your
miles northwest of period any longer than is required -0-
Fla. for his replacement. I Mrs. T J. Dixon spent the weekend ty. V age!" Weekly You Save One Year

He Is a graduate Kl8slrnrnee'l General Collins said he has no with friends and relatives InTa.mpa. And the many and diversify- Earnings Each Week You Save
I II FUTURE FARMER: PHILOSOPHY remedies that have been offered -
when that business Industry in ing
high school and, fear or j 510 $ .2$ I 13
man moved to Miami In 1906, the state of Florida will hinder thepoper I 4'e- I -0- me-boy, I don't know 1015 .50 26

where he has since resided.He I functioning; of Selective Mrs. Clara Pearce of Desoto City I The regular meeting was held on how It could possibly have hap- 120 .7$ 39

has been a retail merchantand Service. spar Tuesday with her son and 1: Tuesday night with 20 members pened In the first place One.says 2030 1.25 65
life and and four visitors It was -liniment. horse liniment,
businessman all his V daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leland i. present. 3040 200 104 '
Has been a retail grocer In Kissim- Mr and Mrs. H. H. Raulersonwere I O. Pearc I j decided that we have a party Tues- dog liniment-any kind of liniment. 4060 4.00 208.
than 40 Wednesday I nIght The Future Fanners are Others say, "never liniment -
mee and Miami for more visitors who spent I -0- day 6060 600 312
years. in Fort Pierce )I Mrs. C. B. Duffey and W. H. giving a skit for the P.T.A. at their -burns your hide off. 6010 800 416

. He has ;een a member of the Russell spent Sunday afternoon in next meeting and all patrons of the Poultices, that's the thing '1080 10.00 520
Florida legislature for the past J. L Barber J. T. Hancock and Sebrlng, where they went to visit school are invited. The farmers of mustard, flaxseed bread and '
I 80100 12.00 624.
three terms has been an outstanding Everett Johns were visitors in I Mrs. Russell who is a patient In the future are planting broccolithis milk, Epsom salts" Another ''
100- 150 20.00 1,040
leader In that body, and has Tampa Tuesday where they wenton the Martin hospital after undergoing I week from which we expect to says "a nice big slab of sirloin
130- 200 3500
acquired the experience In law- business. I| an operation make much money licak-what? and meat so high-

making that will make him a valuable VNOTICE I I I Ladies and gents to our sorrow thought that was for shinerson Are you doing your part?

:: addition to our Congressional j Mr. and Mrs. Bob! Hubbard and : and yours, we haven't heard from the left eye, anyway.

delegation In Washington. I I I Everybody invited to a U- day Mr/. B. O. Bowden and Lucile Stel- the State Fair Judging contest yet, Then another advises a chir "Florida Buys For.Victory"

He Is able, capable and experl- I; service and dinner at the Church I lo spent Saturday afternoon Inj:! but some day we are going to surprise opractor. And still another In- W. R. Page, chairman

enced. without any trace of sec- of God Sunday, March 15. Come'I j Fort Pierce. you with some startling news. lists on osteopathy. One old Defense Saving Committee

tloiullsm and will truly representall I