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: April 16, 1943
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 28- -Number 43

-- -.- --."" Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, April 16, 1943 Price Five Cents


WANTS FEMALE n'RORSJ'OIt : By Mayor RaulersonOn
Of OkeechobeeMen 4 -- Second War Loan I _
I 1allal1I, see. Apr 12. (FNS)-The I The Convention Sunday School i The Lawmakers

In ServiceFrank Lady from Pinellas, as she Is known Class of the First Baptist Churchwas .
'o Hou-e colleagues Mary entertained at the home of I
Lou BaKi'i. Mayor of Okeechobee I ask fellow citizens
my Mrs. Roscoe By Russell
P lm'lda', only woman member Markhem Friday evening Kay
LI the Legislature asked equal to join to the full extent of your financial ability in (Florida Press Association)

ersburg, W.with Zander his'lIe Jr of and St. Pet-two fights! tot women in a bill that the Treasury Department's Second War Loan Cam The rooms were tastefully decorated Like a flock tit camouflaged tanks

children, spent Saturday and Sun- would permit females to sit in on paign which opened April 12.I with young blossoms and rosebuds in a 'battle area, the big guns of

in Juries in this state. A delicious salad course was Florida's 1943 Legislature took their
day Okeechobee with his parents feel sure that when the final
Rep. Baker told returns are in, our served to the following: seats In House and Senate last
Mr and Mrs. F. W Zander,, house members '
Sr Frank has been comm loned I t that the bill was a part of her program community will stand high among cities and townsof Mesdames: Alma Burr, Ethel week to remain almost completely
a second lieutenant in the Signal :I 111 to give women equal rights our size and resources in the country for our accomplishments -I' Rlgsby Pearce,, Nelda Ernestine Alderman Padgett, Gertrude, Mln I hidden floral tributes behind that the adorned avalanche of

Corps and has on to Ft Mon- handling their own propertiesand every
gone in this ,
great patriotic drive. Raulerson, Annie Hancock, Elba desk, So profuse were the
I flowers
mouth, N. J. to receive his training I executing: contracts In selecting I -
i I juries, she would inquire an The Government is asking the of this Morey,, Marion Pearce Ferril Hall, that the scene resembled a cross

*ciuti huinocr ot women to be plac- : country to lend 13 billion dollars to help prosecutethis Mary Schulman, Rosa Lee Pearce. between a flower show and a gangster

I tii I 1,1 ,he box with .;rose of men, Mildred Tindal, Ooldle Durrance funeral Everyone had at least
George Reichert left yesterday to :I and also! calls for women bailiffs In war. All of us know how vital this money is in I Miss Nancy Dillard. and the hostesses two huge bouquets, while the desk

return to the army training :amp i ;tic cOUrts to attend women jurors our common cause. We have sent our fathers, sons, Mrs. Mary and Tina Mark- of Senator Baker was creaking tinder -

at Fort Bennlng, Qa., after spendIng ) ''! ham. the weight or a dozen
Rep Martin of Hilkboiough sug- brothers and friends off to fight. We must I or moreso -
a ten day furlough: her wim 'I' gested to the Speaker that the bill provide This was followed by a short bus- covered, in fact that !the gentleman -

his father, H. H. Reichert and sls- jtleiened to the Committee on the money to put the weapons and other munitions iness meeting which was opened from the 23rd couldn't find

tar, Miss Elizabeth Relchert He Nuisances: I in their hands so that they can end this war as quick with prayer and scripture reading room enough for an elbow much

say that he likes the army fine but ly as possible. by the prsideent. less his feet."Believeitornot".
that ho Is anxious to get away from ------v-- .

the training camp and go somewhere Prof.: WilliamsIs i The Second War Loan Campaign is more than I I

else I transfer of Bill Griffis Was material developed -
a mere our money to the Government for [ the first day when Senator

a period at good interest rates. It is a demonstration i I N. Ray Carroll of the 33rd appeared)
from Word was received tins! \I ee': [ Again of our will to victory and our desire to back up our J Carried To Ho- I caring a bright yellow pencil
MaxU Lee Williams, (colored I | tucked coyly beneath his right ear.

that he I Ia now in North Africa and I HereAt men on the fighting lines The Treasury Department | Senators have been seen with pen-

getting along fine. In writing! his p L Principal has recognized this basic patriotic aspect of the Second i pital I Last Week!I' cils behind their ears or back of

parents W. T. Smih and wife liei p I War Loan Campaign- by offering a series of securities : them on many occasions, a 1-d" now
he told them not to worn IIIOU'him ---- and then one is encountered with a

as he is getting along flue a::<1 I H sjecul, IIll'I'lInc 01 the Boardf designed for every pocketbook. Word reaches us. that William I ring in his nose but never In all

likes it In Africa. Maxie has been I Public InMiuotlon held at tl- There are the familiar War Bonds, tax certifi- Oriffls former publisher of the lour experience have we seen one

!in the army one and a half years 1 bard ourt house following three the weeks lecommendn-ago; the cates, and other long term and short term securities. Okeech<-bee News and long time who could toss a full-grown pencil

and has been in Africa five months : resident of Okeechobee, has been under an ear lobe and have it stay
being one of the first soldiers to go | lion of the Board oi Trustees re- Democracy has never given a finer example of its removed from his home In Talla- there defying the law of gravity

to that country. He has been pro ippolnted Prof. C. M. Williams as strength than in this Second War Loan appeal. I hassee to tire hospital at Thomas- and amazing the aatenlsJ rd onlooker -
supervising principal for the Okee-
moted to the rank of sergeant and business yule! Oa" after a long illness at his .
l.obee High School for the next Workingman man, professional man ,
t I home. the best Information
According to I
cine 1 term. Professor Williams and and industrialist housewife and worker all I
O. L. Sweat son of Mr. and Mrs. war I we have been able to obtain Beau Brummels were in evidence

Alvin Sweat of Okeechobee graduated .the school have enjoyed a numI very I may send their dollars off to fight alongside our his condition is not considered very I I In both chambers but Representative -
veces-ful In spite 01 )
year a
last week from the navy sound troops. aood at the present time but It Is U lna of St. Johns went be-

school at Key Wett and has been ;cr of 'lindlcaps due to the war hoped that his stay in the hospital I yond the line of duty In upholding;
conditions and loss of number of If there time when should a.
transferred from that base to New a ever was a we as vlll improve him rapidly the traditional reputation of his

Orleans where he will very likelybe teachers.At community sound a patriotic note in a public under- After selling The Okeec'iobe famed and fashionable: east const'
meeting of the Board on
chipped for active duty on the Monday April 5 all teachers were caking it is in this campaign.Let News to the present owner in 1933 by appearing in sportswear that
Mr. Oiiflls with his wife would command admiring glances
seas. moved to
1 appointed for the other high !school us all take to our hearts the theme of this Tallahassee \\ they have made in competition with the best Palm

Sergeant J T. Hancock arrived and grammar erodes! and teachers campaign : "They Give Their Lives, You Lend Your their home since Mr. Gilffls bina Beach sculd offer Colloajues: in
"ere also appointed for the other
home Monday night and spent) several employed in the capacity of humble business garb gazed in awe
schools of the county. I money. and various at such n display of masculine
days here with Mrs. Hancock paper reporter news-//
The following principals and ( Signed ) H. H. RAULERSON Mayor
and children. He Is stationed with I other ivoik His man. friends splendor and opined that maybe
the United States Marines at Lake teaoliiers were appointed for tin -- -- will: hope for him speedy rec-:v- I there was more to this Alligator
1D 3-U school term: /
City*'where' be"IIsent -several! the work in Rio da Janeiro. ery. Farm business than some people

months ago from Jacksonville This C Ckc'K'holiee Schools 1I Lions Club To ;i Miss Cornelia Brower. Chihrvvasborn I The following story about Mr. thought, .
C'r.. Williams: supervising pr'jpr'pi :/ S"5Mother -
is his first furlough since he entered I In New Jersey She moved I Grlffls was taken from the column

the marines a year ago and he says Mrs Enola Elledge Mrs. s nth when she was eight year.li s I of the Tallahassee reporter of the Nature, recognizing the

hat It seems' mighty good to get Rhea Hunt. Mrs. Maggie M Williams. Erect Service ',\ The call to foreign mission serico Miami Dally News last Saturday: : auspiciousness of the occasion .did

.ome; even if it is just for a few Miss Mary Raiford Mrs \ came when she was a juniorin William Giiffls, one of Florida's her part by breaking out as grand

days. Alma Burr Miss Kathleen McCarthy Men's' BoardAt college. She took the klndergar- best known political writers, member and glorious! a gob of Spring Weather

1 Miss Kathleen GIfford. Carl T 'cii course at Winthrop College and of the house of representatives as anyone could ask for. She

Durranre. Mrs Dora Humphrey. in 1933: time The adorned Capital City trees in
Word has been received here that srn.cment: and kinergartework I publisher of
Mrs Julia MrMullen.: Mrs. MittieMcCianie nOkeechobee News and, for severalsessions cloaks of new green foliage and released
Major Ward Baggott who is with In a mill town for one yeas .
.ae air forces somewhere on for- Mi-s Sarah Goddard, the meeting of the Okeechobee sec !enRaged in evangelistic work'n legislative correspondent a flood 01 sunshine that

inn soil has recently been awarded Mrs Jean McLailuhltn. Miss Eva Lions Club held at the city hall connection with our Baptist for the Miami Daily News was removed would warm the heart of. an Ejyp-

Johnson.. Mrs Cola Robinson, Eu- last Thursday night several matters'f from his home In Tallahassee tlan mummy. Even the birds sang
he Order of Purple Heart for his School In. Temuco, Chile, ando hi
actions in battle. Major Baggottwas ine DtiibMrs Helen Wongrey, much Interest and Importance t o outlviru smaller schools. She Wednesday to the Thomasville I sweeter than usual, frolicsome files

wounded and spent some timein Mrs Merle Bartlett Mrs Louise B. the community were brought up for ''Is closely! a.o."IIIeci11th the R. CJ'OTB'I Oa. hospital after an Illness. of cast caption to the winds and flew
Held Mrs Lucy Link. Mrs Mae discussion and action was taken on hither and the dignitaries
the hospital but according to the In. school work In Temuco, everal months. yon among
information vie have he Is fast Improving Yearwood them Among these was the question Chile "A nativo of Jasper Oriffls spent buzzing their welcome the while

and has so far recovered Rjslnger School oi erecting a large sign board: Miss Va'- Waldron, most of nig life in newspaper work *

mat he has left the hospital Mrs. Vivian N. Mercer piinclpaltikeechobre (in which would be painted the a Texan. She returned Arjentma.to the U and was a recognized expert on During previous sessions one

S 1 Negro School names of each Okeechobee County : states state affair?, particularly Florida's could find attaches running around
far her
We are in receipt of information C. A. Moore, principal.V boyI ho is now serving in the ''" first furlough! about three financial structure. He was employed legislative halls as thick as roachesin
m' ; For five
ago. she
!ram the Pubic Relations Office of --V armed forces and as others enter years hasI"erked by the senate during the a boarding house kitchen. Any
( IEISVN1S TOPOIISJI in the Good Will
tU United States Army at Lowry the service their names will be en- Center In 1941 session to make recommendations I legislator with less than four or
Argentina. It
Field, Denver Colo In which It tolled on this monument which is was in this for economy many of which five of these "mother's: llttla help
IV nORIODl'sT1tIE" great section, ,
&I'ape-grewing with
states that Corporal Robert Edward to be erected! in the park somewherenear were put into effect during that I ers" was looked upon as eccentricor

Mack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert the Southland Hotel. 11t.s towering Andes mountains that session and some which are .being Just plain dumb. From the timeof
Tallahassee. Apr. 13 (IFNSI-) Legislators Frank Fowler, Florida's first
Mack of Okethobee, has graduated Leo Oreenberger was appointed put Into practice in the 1943 ses his election until the Fes. lon was
cracked down bonds foreign
on mlssonary, labored
am scrool at that place. After his ruinnan of that committee and he so many stun Among the suggestions he all but over, a member .t the Houseor
iiiul commissions when the seislon I bears It is here that the Florida
maduatlon he was sent to Los An- I and the other members of the committee made which are being put Into Senate received almost a? many
had barely! "rotten underway Rep I W. M. U. plans to erect church
geles. Calif., and liter was transferred as well as members of the a practice now is the streamlining of applications for such jobs as he did
Clay Lewis of Port St Joe asked building, with funds to be
back to New Orleans, La. Lions Club are already working en the Journals. Just before leaving for requests for pensions, but this year
the House abolish fxinv I during this
to price- Be
where he Is now stationed. When the project which they hope to have j I year. sure to hear the hospital he estimated savings of most of the boys have had to get
In 'he launc'ry end! day cle-ntnt. this missionary from
Corporal Mack. entered the ser- dairying and barbering Industries '.mpleted: this week. President I America. our neighbor approximately $15,000 might be expected down on their knees and\. beg' before

ice he was sent to Camp Bland- Gilbert Culbreth appointed Allen from this economy move. they could Induce competent stenosto
In the case of the Laundry and Miss Elizabeth
ing and then to New Orleans Air :Markham chairman of the War I Provence Florida "Orlffls is the confidant of sev- fool around up here on such a
CleanliN Board Lewis would W. M. U. Field
: Worker is
Base, Hattlesburg Miss., Avon Park Bond Committee for the club. The a nativeor eral of Florida's statesmen, and a measly stipend aa six trifling bucksa
abolish it Texas
entirely. and
Bombing Range and then to Lowry other members of that committeewere I a graduate of the deep admirer of Governor Spccsard day. Rep. Wotltzky of Charlottetells
Rep. Buck Hancock of Madison W. M. U Training School in
Field. Leo Oreenberger and T. H. L. Holland. He is a close friend of me the situation is so bad some
announced his Intention to Intro- ,
s Ky. Since assuming the DOiltion -
S 1 short.
O-w. David Sholtz, now of Miami, of the fellows are studying
that would |
duce a measure abolish Nix.The of state W. M. U.
Capt. and Mrs. Chas. L. Raulerson club also has started a mem- field worker during whose administration he hand and learning to play a type-
the Florida Industrial Commissionmore in
'January of this
and little dautghter Lynn of bership campaign which will add a year, Miss served as A lower house member. writer.
Provence has reached I .
Hobe Sound, spent Saturday and than they do. number of new members to he roster many groups 'Before' leaving for the hospital

Sunday in Okeechobee with relay We are really going to be kept of that organization.The them throughout In tlueir the state, strengthening! he conferred with Rep. W. J. I can remember back when it

tives and friends. Charlie has recently usv while we are here. We are tak Okeechobee Club has been missionary endeavorsand (Bill) Hendry who now. occupiesthe used to take no less than three sessions

been promoted to the rankof ing such courses as History. Physics invited by the. Pahokee Lions Clubto studies.leading them In missionary Okeechobee county seat in the of hard labor and a gay whirl

captain ,, Trignometry, English OeojraI furnish the program for their. er, Miss Before becoming field work lower house informing him of matters of expensive night life to even get

S I. phy and others.! We also receive meeting which is to be held on I Provence directed the GoodWill he expects to come before the a racing bill introduced but this

Raleigh N. C, Apr. 11. 1943 [Military training while e are here Tuesday April 20 at their meeting" rich Center in Miami, Fla. From a legislature. time the Lawmakers put one thru

Dear Friends place in Pahokee. background of home missionsin extending the season almost before
: and some rigid Physical training, --- -
I Guess that you all know whereI such as a five mile run cross county --V-- the Southwest United States, she Ins so that when a farmer needs the Chaplain could say "Amen" ,

am stationed by now, but in case : every week. We will receive ten NOTED MISSIONARIES TO brings a challenging missionary help he can hunt up some of the In fact, it sizzled thru about three

you don't, I am at the North Carolina hours of dual flying In Piper Cubs I SPEAK AT FIRST BAPTIST message. fclks en Joy In' this "rockin chair" jumps ahead of the mechanical

State CoUege in V money and put 'em to work,-with rabbit, which any experienced greyhound -
Raleigh. I while we are here too (We hope.. I CHURCH HERE NEXT WEEK MR.
AND MRS. MUtKHAM a provision that If they refuse leg- will tell Is plenty fast.
came here after completing at MI- I am sure that I am going to (likeIt you
ami Beach what ATTENDED MEETING OF Itimlte employment they can be It eras sure a tough break for the
was supposed to fine up here and the Army is Beginning Sunday night April 18
I CANNERS IN: MIAMI WED. taken off the roll "Either that", lobby boys. Why, some of 'em
an eighteen day Basic Training really O. K. All our officers are I, four missionaries from foreign fields racing
Course: My mind isn't cleavet says Buck, "or abolish tho cockeyed actually didn't get here until after
: as swell :fellows and easy to get along will talk to the people of Okeechobee Mr. .
I and Mrs. Allen Markhamwere .commission and back to the BOunded
to whether it was an eighteen get the "All Clear" had
day with We don't know 1 bay long we at the Baptist church each
visitors !that spent Wednesday old fashioned Idea of encouraijln' S 1
B. T. C. or an advanced course inK ". 111 but that I
be here hope it wont I night through April 22. Everyone Is In '
P. be too long, because we ate anxious cordially Invited to attend these Miami where Mr Markham wentto 'rlkj to try and make an honest With a view of having a little
e attend the meeting of the State llvin1." '. of the boys, Rep.
I f 'n with one page
never worked so hnrd in all my to start our other training and I meetings. .
Canners Association which held a I S t called the kid
life be'ore. It was really 0 K. then do some fighting Miss Cornelia Brower will speak Jenkins o' Alachua
I very Important meeting at that I got permission to borrow my 13 aside and In a serious tone said:
thcujh and when
we left after I have been receiving the Okee- .n 8:30: Sunday evening'
place. Among those who spoke to I old daughter from FXCW the f"' been circulating -
year I understand
about six weeks I
: we felt like season- chohee News every week and It Following are names with a brief ,
the association waa Hon. Pat Can- other night and took her out to about, telling people that Rep
ed veterans. This feeling lasted! till
sure does seem good to read all the !history of them:
nrn, Congressman from this district ,Spaghetti Joe's for a gander at ,"* oneld of Citrus is a so-and-so.
we got here/ and the upperclassmen local news and gossip. Thanks a lot Dr Paul C. Porter, Rio de Janeiro :
Tallahassee Night Life during a kid, half scared to death,
took over. They really kept w on for the "0 H. S. Hit Parade". I Brazil, Is a Texan. He was The poor
I V legislative session. It was a terriblelet said "No Mr Jenkins, I never told
toes. For Instance, : ,
our time
like to hear from
every would everyone. graduated from Baylor Universityin
: jl Mr, and Mrs. W B. Veasey are depot after a lot of things she'd anybody that, honest I didn't. I
leave !the I
we dormitory we have so be cure and write. So till next 1915. He was elected Marston
proud parents at a baby Ilxll heard, lor you could count r.ll the dent know how In \the world they
to run and flop our arms and makea
time then, "Keep 'Em Flying"Connie' Scholar to Brown University, where j that
noise like I' was born at the Fort Pierce legislators present on one hand'andoutside found It out-but I sure didn't teU
an airplane. Every time :
he received the M. A. degree in
hupltal on Wednesday of last week. of a bottle of beer or two 'em!I"
we see an airplane we are supposed Pvt. C. W. Raulerson, 1918. He was appointed to BrazilIn I .
-o- and a glimpse and then of a .
to bow our heads humbly. It's all .now ..
89th Col. Try Dtcb. (air crew 1922. He has led In evangelisticwork
Mr. and Mrs, S. R. Ra if snider hip flask, there was little In the Rep. Hancock thinks It would to
In fun though even If we do have to
Squadron O In Campinas, one of the great
+nd Mayor H. H. Raulerson spent excitement. We had to leave Industrial
way of good Idea to make the
take lot of and I thinkthat
a ribbing
Box 6366. College Station, coffee growing states In Brazil. Re
Monday afternoon In Fort Pierce that time all the
I early bur 'Up to Commission publish the names of
we enjoy it just as much or Relelgh, North Carolina cently he has been connected with
attending to business. (Continued on Page Two) all those getting paid for rot work-




"SITTISO IN WITH I ledge has ripened Into a wisdom 1 I !AiRS VERNON REEVES IS

TilE LAUMAKEKS" that comes with an early mellowing ATTENDING TilE GRAND


(Continued from Page One) .

floor space under the tables was Legislative owls accustomed to Mrs. Vernon Reeves left Fridayof

vacant and the Juke box had time sneaking[ out around midnight for a last week for Starke where she

to develop rust bewecn numbers bite to eat and a bottle of brew spent the week end and then went Y

While the OPA may have put a lound every door locked and barred 'on to Jacksonville where she la attending .

crimp In some establishment. old against them on Saturday night the meetings of the Grand

Joe's still dUhln' up a right smart The Army takes over the town on Chapter of Eastern Stars this week.

slab of yearlin', while his spaghetti week-ends, and scions found they She la the Worthy Matron of the

Is somethln' to sure-enough drool were no more important than anyone local lodge of Eastern Stars for the 9

o\er else when the curfew went In- next year. Mrs Reeve is expectedto

S a to effect along about 11 :30. Even return home today.V ,

When It comes to dlshln' up aUK city slickers like Nell McMullcn --

"s of plain mid fancy readln' went to bed ,without any supper. County Judge T W. Concly, Jr., "

Dixie Mason can hold his own with :Shades of Ybor. City I and C. F Walker, chairman of the t

,'nvone and as reading clerk he has t Board of County Commlssloneis

.un House members rn earful. If LOO OF THE LOBBY LIZARDS were visitors in Sebring last Monday : The SeatYouDidjftGet = r '
the occasion requites he can read ? : United Growers' MURL mornlAg

., bill dUtlnctl and with distinct- pacing the Cherokee lounGe-Lab- -_.- -------

"ii 11 but when time' Is an element 01"'s SILVA reading the new '\bestseller Legal Advertisements

he can pour a flock of words to. I entitled "Friday, Thank God" I 1 ----_ u_ ---___ _

Aether so fast he makes a tobacco -Florida Theaters CARTWRIGHT I''I'.UK I'IIWI'/'I': '/ rnl'itr' 1110'i
nn'I'II' : It uu'IAL ( In
"i .u lonter: look like a total losJ I substituting n "smoke for a "sllvci I I 1'1'1'1'I 1)1 "'III): s'1'A'rn| OK
: '" reen-E H RAMSEY solicitIng I I I"lAIIIU.IV; ; .\\|11 1.011 OKI.K:
i iiuiihi: i'01';N'n', I'-IOIIIIIA
Worthy of a quotation In tho subscribers for he Tax-Dram IN I'MAN Kin.: '
Iltt'l'Iry i: Digests "Picturesque Florida Press Association' LEACH M'lixsuti" ) i.. 1101 i
:S(>rrch" department, was the fol- I v ho tan stick like one-Tax Inferin 'I'II -; s'1'1'K| of I'1.011. >)> 1 ,:
;10\\1111{ from the speech of Rep. L. I ill'>n Association PEMBERTOJJ .111.51.. M I. I 1..11, ('OM.I''I'If4)1.LRlt I ?
o Crofton of Brevard, seconding pointing with alarm to "Unhappy I'I'I'.I'I'K. hllWIN: I,All. )
'he nomination of Richard II. I Spectacle'; Associated Industries' $ON. run (/si. IIKK;! UK i /
Sdll I'I'\n .
: .1. fOM )
Simpson for Speaker of the House: I LAY who certain guys would like I I. \\'.\' 'SON, KIltNKV 1 I .
The peroxide of time ha touchedis ) I to like a carpetV I, (.PNFIIAL; .. Of MAID (
SI'TI" :. unit NCT1IAV )
hair and gently turned It to silver -- ---
This Is but a symbol that his I They give their live*-you lend \IIIIH'I'LTI'IIJoJ l OF )
HAlf srTK. !
experience, his learning, his know. I our money." I "Mi'Mliillnr, the IIH'I'Itt'a'I'l and. )1
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I ron1vhere 1 sit. tlOM.i.Itil allow. KT ,A f.. )) When have difficulty in obtaining increases less and less space on our
'1 r ,.fi niiiiniM. ) you trains remains available for civilian us*.
.: NOIKI: 01 \trlIH's1 |: I a coach seat or Pullman reservation on

_. '" ender XO'I'IC'unit l h>IS' tlrtm IIKIII nf 1':11\dart', I.IM rennin;:' fliiHl llnil' j our train these days. some young man So if you have to postpone your del -

I ill'i'roc bi'rotofiilv ..nl<'r..1 In this ,''111.1 in uniform may be riding in the space parlure if your train is delayed by war
on 'the Sillli\ in\ nr Mnnh. .\. n I didn't bit crowded such inconveniences .
Joe Marsh you get. traffic and a
JF 6i/ tin'' iimli"'rKliriiH.I Mpt'rlulInsl.'r vtll
I :bit;ii ifii the ;I'l: 1 hour uf mil i.ii 'i In: !I military you'll agree are far preferable
S'F'r' .ft I :lul ilnnf MiA, 1)l "nil. hifiitv i hiuiKtirn He may be on an urgent travel at the point of an Axis gun onto
I front door' nf. the roan|'\ mission enroute to a training camp
H.- oiirttiniiHp flt iikioi' ..h'lliw. rinrtiln,; of embarkation, soon to leave a concentration camp or industrial
..11', I I' for milo IIIH] mil tn tin, lilnhcM or port
"Well! lays Judge running- lends.I"1I| wi\ |1'1'0\,11'i | | keep out : mill,, I'i'Kl bidder for m..h tin fulliiwlniiiliorrlhoil \ lor some grim battlefront far from the slavery.
'" II |'r ham. "I nee they've got It'! ol linulilr not ltl.tllltn III IlliPCI'lllllHM' 1'011111 IV. l-llirlllll. tl.-Ull

"dot what" I says From where I sit I certainly: i npr I'MIII on tho V>.Iliinimk t HIM; nf nu'n Mp midr'r. :M2 mr T Thousands of such m.n are traveling not your trip is definitely essential.travel 'Ioc.Cour. If n.

as""ce with the Judge. The fellow I :,7 H. 11. :n r.. run R xl des 41 today up and down the Florida East is not avoid occupying. .
"I.--ok beams the Judge Ami mill h: Will! fret on nod moos 1 .' "' ,.-. .1 this military activity needed to speed vital n '..n!.
he pulls, out an article .''lima a with the alibi about a "coupleof I I the Iliinoiifk tin iimli'r tlni tn |.nlnti
if lnElnnlnir 'Ihonii-. (I di'if 21
\beers" Is reflecting on good :
epic 101 kind o' lie deteitot-an min. JIIHI.::. .A foil Tin'in'i Jo::. 1:1\: \'.7
"alcoholometer" they call it. citizens everywhere who enjoya fill : IliumNnrlh II ili'u. 21 niln
quiet glass of beer with their I \\' (til II fiit hi the Ilinmikiniiiiiilir "
When a fellow gets haled into lino Thin'V vn iiimn ,
meals.-sittln' with their friendsor mill \\' 11tx7:\ flit tn the pnlntnf r t?
court for doing mischief, and ffliuiliitf' I'nntnlnliiir 2<.K7mroD
blames It all!! on a "couple of Just relaxing after a dly'swork. ninro nr li.H. .(M Mn' unit ,
Moderate folks like that I line In 5...' :12 T7\ S H. 81I
beers this scientific machine ':nut. (ntniM' nf oUinholioi*. riinrc RAId1'V
are entitled to consideration. I ..f Florldn.MStd dA: EAST COAST
proves whether Just a'"couple of I 1 1 1 will be HUM In iworilunco .
beers" Is really!! the true an wcr. ii Property ti'nun of unlit flnnt fit1
,.r... mill 'In nntl fHIP. terms ..f thonlil THE NATION
And o" source It Isn't. Hi <',IU-P 1/f.tttJ{ anal' ilmrif I T A L TO FLORIDA AND
c T \\', rONffV: JrOTI .,
a couple| of II'I'*, enjnledslth 111.1' ".,..r.
p > ( t:1:I IOkivi
'linlm* riiinitIMirliln, .
I Ao. J"] a bmti "n".''i<:J0M, timing ln iiuiry "'J .inn, M 1111onrn : .
: : \ is untrnv 111\'I:S Thnt
piirminnt to "ioitlnn n nf Ohnptcr IQ2I
I I liiv' 0 of riortiln. Arts \WV1 known m
II the \l1'lIl'nY .\CT. thp followlnu itorll -
II I '" \,pit' In,ml In Okiv rtinliop (fount,
I PlirMn "'1110" offirpil for tile nl I

best II nlillr i-nnh niitcrr hit inhjpi-t for the tn hlctiont the rtirht and of THE SECOND WAR LOAN DRIVE IS ON
I HIP TrnntPPH of the internal '
mont Fnnil t" rplpit nnv end n'l hlrtuI '
I thP ('''".1 nn..m' nt 1nI.. M nn the ,fo ..
_n',li day nf Mn>. 1111 Fim",mont
h f"r road right of wn200 foil \\ litiIJI I
\ r \\ hp TOM.rvpil fr"m mn i'nrpotih
% "'ou!:hOilih thnio In nn pxl'tlnffst
o e v ."to Pond
I f v\\'Ii run S 1 'in ,hp P ', ,.,h-
S 11"11. II ,.h... I I': of "\\' Cur nf 1 51'1 ,
\ 111 ills \\'. 'ohs. s,.'. 'il, l'"i'
". It"! .'. :11: % ni rTltl <'.
' iMrnovrvrNT: n'ND or 'i'IIP: START PUNCHING
Ttr: OP F'oninf .\
Hoi II. 1I1""n. cront
ritHt'iMi I. 1. fond. Ok"'h..in' 'iContitT. '
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1Y -'Ol'1'F.- \1'1'1.1\1'10"Lowe TD of -1911 vn FOR FROM YJIJR t POCIET !

Ni ,iln,' In Inn In' uhin tint '1..1
I H I'hilt) blur of lux irilil
.'r+ rw "r i>I'. Ni IH l tsnu.,il thp 5th lay I
"I t ,Inlv .\. M 1'K.H him obit imi> 'Ininr '
: of lire: line made nppllciitlon for
n Tux Deed to lie IIMIIOI thereon SnlilCortlooate
emhrnepi thp followlni dpnorthul -
property In the Countv of
Okpfphnhoe. State nf Flnrlila, I.\\'lt:
NI:', of 'WI ij "I I Nii, s.i, ."1
flirt's.1'\\I |1. 17, Klfi :P.\ i Mitnlnlnu10\ America's war macnine is; growing:: i.''iae Sam is asking you to back

Tho n..r.smant of inlet property -growing tr :.i u'.. 'Fe's asking you to lend the
,nd I"'I said, I ''1'1111,1, I I I \I"i III
I il li' 'nun. "f >I. 11 I'hft, It's getting ready to deliver a tr-: r '' .:/ neef' by investing in WarCcir'e.
Inl.. nlil rrtlflrnti'i Hhflll he re-
ilipmpit npporillnit to law, property ns- mendous, irresistable wallop! '. n wJ' .
.'.rlhp Ahull he mid 1 the
t therein til blub- "
'''t hlililer "t tho Ciiiirthonip dnnr on smash the Axis flat-once and fW ? ,, I I.' ret few weeks, you may be
thp flmt Mondnr In the month of
Mninn. uhlih) I N i In. ',li,',1 I lei "fMn But brother-that punch has got to'bited! I-/ t'''''' of the, thousands of

e I ."1011Hill. .,I thin lit li\ "f .prll 1IHItiiV start from YOUR POCKET! Andnow's vo'untctrs! wno are giving their time

you don't have :o lark II Clreiilt I' (\l'I Court P1HON of I the time to let it go w-' .' effort to thi Drive.

a uniform or iCIrrult, ('..iirt Okoephnhp Span' County, Florida Uncle Sam is asking us to LEND B 'f Atvcit{ for him. Today

gun to fight the Axisl I ------ .r i t--- '--' him 13 billion dollars this month. 13 nsw.--go to your nearest bank or post

Right in your own homeyou're SO'l'II''t'utteh.l.s\ ; .l I.r. III I t''I"rlds.b4)'I'M 01/ M' I h,Ihlll.. I I'rh")''.,.' billions of extra dollars- .." ,' -.."* office: or place where they sell War

rI( Hi'' Him id of ndiiinil, n if il,,, Mil.",, 1 .
striking a blowat ..r Klortiln III .11"1' f, i' -il., and, r.. above any War Bond buying (hatyou'd "" r \nd for your Country's sake

the enemy wheneveryou "I.''tr'' .rliln< iniinlHIto, dull .'71'h Milill" 11'1 1 'I'n11uh.I'sr'1 1. '" I.., I I be doing anyway )Money to ,-- r.>r your own sake-invest all you

IN NS'NG YOUR ELECTRIC RANGE- I."i.,.II. f"I' "". fiillnvln-' .,'rll,ill llll I II buy and can !
ships planes to feed
save time or mate- 1. Don't u.. ovn for hiatlng I I" MBErilnllll. ; : :!P; ('ill('N'!n' 1'1011 money

rial for the war effort. kitch.n. UK All that (uitt of Hi.i.lion in Ii Luc and clothe and train and aril he THrRE ARE SEVEN DIFFER-

2. Us. t.mp.raturs control lot xirih of<.f \Cn\Ilii 'Inuniihln Miiiliininl III I Iallr"\: <
For example proper maintaining proper t.mp.raturn. :II: 1,1.: ""!III1hl", "illirosiiiniti'h who will deliver: this punrS! '- wr-o SECURITIES CHOOSEare
>1.in ni'n'.. iiinrim. loss
operation of your elec- 3. U.. rightly covirid uUntiU oi I I'hla. Vitlpi* N |iuli1lHlipil,, In inmiillmi \. ready to work and sweat and die THE ONES BEST SUITED FORto
r ulth KKIIII| "''un* ,nod,I .TlHl'l
trical appliances is a prop.r ill to Ut th. burairi. I 1'I..rhl.I I vtutntpii of 1111, keep the place you live in safe. YOU !
direct blow against 4. Pr.par. whol. m.al. In OTIO Pin I Mnli hoard nf iliiimloii: n ,
., tho rliiht tn ...J.'I I uml" nil
"ryrs mu
or cook ..T.ral ,.;.lab1.. In
Hitler and his partners clov.r-l.ef *....1. on enbumir. I I hta,lit'. of, i tin vim lloiinl of. Id'Inllon

in crime. You see electricity 1 1 ..f the'ihih' of Hnrlilnsi" ,' .
'i*-ntil 1. llollmiil itnnrimrMI..I
is made with fuel 5. Faulty appbaneoi waito luiL Colin FnglluliNOTHF
Call a .", Iceman at tho first ---- I THEY GIVE THEIR LIVES
oil, and efficient use of sign ol trouble. :' TO tlln"TIIR'I ;
IN TIIF rni IIT op TILE ror\TV -
appliances .11'PF. oTvFFriionrR rorNiPIOI1IIK .. '\ ,
your pre-
vents waste of this vital r......' peatyr av r.uri\t In. ro pHtat ofKATIII.EI
.. :S nrv.\itMxviKreimiil.
war material ... ,.... .1 .
nil iroillturi end nil' porioni hnr.tnor
ilulniH nr demands naiitimt' I
unlit p..tate:
Vail mid em'h of \'ml, are horoliv
EFFICIENCY 60ES HANO-IN-HAND loafed pal n-qiilroil to prpwit mnelnlm '
advertisement for
And innniln which roil, or paid by .
olthnr of rout, may hnrp against thp
Into of Knthlii' l>i.t'nrninn, 'li'ceiin'
llltl lavingi multiplied many limci add rd, lute of Okoopholipp CoimtT, Florlrtn.to H. H.
up to maximum oWcioney. Through\ constant the lion T. W Cunitv, Jr.. CnunHImlae S. R. RAIFSNIDER, RAULERSON,

ImproTomoit buainiii.managed ,iffli-c In of the(Okeophnhi fount' fnnntv CnnrthoiiM It his InOVciPholiPP Chairman Defense Council Mayor of OkeechobeeW.

utilities produce oleclrleitr without waiting Okppehnhn County. Flor-
fuel oil. v.. r.ur appliance properly. \liln within etiht months from the R. PAGE
and .T.ld wate !. youi It.... .. lute nf the first imhllontlon hereof ,
.'II ilnlnm and ill'iininil"* not prrmntoilulthln Chairman War Savings CommitteeI
tin time mid, In thp manner
prpiu,rthpd, her''In "hull' he lurrnl e-
provided| ht: I.". I
'44 .utl E4ee44ah-4o4t rwta4 9'kdiR/ I Doted Mnroh WIL1IAM(>th, A,P.D.IB IMS.\Oil.

.(i AdtnlntMtriftor" cant tpitninrntoiinnrxo War Finance Committee War Saving Staff .
StUte Treasury Victory Fund Commit U
of tho Rutnto nf KathloonPoTirmnn : I *
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Mrs. T H Nix returned to hr Mr. and Mrs. Ro-woe Markham. I I County Judge T. W. Conely, Jr, I''he was aboard has been torpedoed local lodge while Mr. Williams lathe
home here Monday from Jacksonville They expect to leave Monday for'' THIS WEEK I left Monday afternoon for Talla- by enemy submarines. He will leave Junior Warden.METHODIST .
where she spent several days Virginia hassee where he spent several days next Thursday to return to Balti- V
with her sons Herbert and Robert attending to business. Mrs Conely I more from which place he will : YOUNG
who are In the Naval Air Base at I Mrs. H. M. Barnet left Wednes- Gilbert TheatreOkeechobee carried him to Fort Pierce wherehe I again be shipped for duty, I'tOPlE'S: PROGRAM: ON
that place I day night for Jacksonville where : caught the train in the after- I V SUNDAY EVENING
'she h spending several days with noon U*. It, PAGE AND Z. K.
Mr and Mis W A Markham arrived iriends, Mr. Barnett will leave tonight i -0- WILLIAMS: LEAVE :MONDAYFOR ; On next Sunday evening at the
here today from Homesteadand for that city to Join her and ,| I Albert Blum arrived home Sun I GRIND; LODGE worship hour, 8:30.: the Young Peo-
are spending a few days with both will return home here Sunday : day and is spending some time ple of the Methodist Church will
Mr. and MM Allen Markham and Friday & SaturdayDouble I here with his parents, Mr and Mrs W R. Page and Z. K. Williams present a worship program of music
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1 will leave special devotional
.- Barney Blum Albeit\ is in the Monday on the noon songs and
I United States Merchant Marine and train for Jacksonville where they endings emphasizing the Palm
.... ,., I Feture : has Just recently returned to this go to attend the meetings of the Sunday message! The public Is Invited -
DON "RED" BARRYIn 1 country after seven months duty Grand Lodge of Masons which convenes to hear and enjoy this program
around England and North Africa In that city Tuesday Mr .-W, R Haw'ell, pastor of the
*&* ? He says that only one ship which Page is Worshipful Master of the Methodist Church.
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: News! and Novelty

er Sunday & Monday
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Beth GIl.ULE"ldor :M4TVRE


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"THAT'S TILE STUFF that will win the War News and "TillS IS ,\:\IERIC"Ir ,\"
These are the materials that are accorded preferential I
movement. Until the W* is won they must have right I,
of way

While this is being done the Seaboard may not in
instance be able to maintain the standardof
every same Red SKELTON Ann SOTHERIi r I \
service on commercial traffic as in normal times. in"MAIS1E

Therefore, if your shipment should be late, we rely on GETS "Tht more I read about it, Judge, the more 1 for airplane windshields and instrumenters
your indulgence and continued cooperation. Seaboard realize the tactics and rrq'i remenls of this war' to make lacquers used in camoullaKuv"
maintains Service Agents in many strategic cities to I HER MAN"I are as different from the one I fought ill 25 equipment and as a base for synthetic rubbtr
assist in transportation problems. We invite years ago as night is from day." needed for tires, gas masks,paratroop equip-
: Selected Short Subjects\ "Yes and I can give you an example of ment and dozens of other things.
you to enlist their ad.SEABOARD. I how true that is, Fred In World War I the "Every time I think of it, Fred I realize
chief uses of f alcohol produced for war purposes how fortunate we were in having a beverage
RAILWAY Coming Attractions were found in smokeless powder medi- distilling industry in existence when war
WORKS cal supplies and chemical warfare materials. broke out. .ready and willing to convert
j CUP 0" IImlM, WAR I In this war the need for this product is far 100% to the production of this critically
FOR --.ONDS"AND 'TAMPS : GENTLEMAN JIM more vital because it is also used as a fuel to needed war product. I'm mighty sure boot-
VICTORY CRYSTAL BALL propel torpedoes, to make shatterproof glass leggers wouldn't have."


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In recognition of the spirit of sacrifice which is sweeping

the nation as our boys swing into offensive action in Africa and

I await the signal for a landing in Europe, the Treasury Depart
I ment is offering a series of Government Bonds to fit the pocket-
book of everyone.

.. ... The Okeechobee Lions Club appointed this committee to

assist in the, sale of War Bonds and we will be glad to explainany

point that a prospective purchaser may need before buying

,. his bonds and in completing his purchase.

,j jI '
I We urge you to buy more War Bonds this month than ,
ever before and we ask you to buy them through the Okeechobee ':

Lions Club as our organization will get credit for each sale of
1 \ bonds that is made through it. '

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t r This advertisement paid for by the members of the War Bond Committee of the Okeechobee Lions Club




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I here's why- ;, t

here that calls it Red Crow
E man just "
Sure I to the Red Cross
Home Service. I'll say it was home ;
last year everybody did.* service.Just ask my missus. '''"" \ .

We got a new daughterinlawnow :
Didn't think much about It, or '. ;
and I'm a grandpop and Ben t"-
know much about it either. Band. goes back'to camp with his eyes shining j ; f

ages, knitting sweaters, and the like, and his chest out. It might have ......'" b
seemed like then and I N > .
that's what it .
been pretty though.
was for it just as a matter of course. r
: That was back last Summer, and ;
This year it's different. I've seen a lot of things have been happening $ : ::
the Red Cross at work. f j
since. The war's come terribly close. ""'" -
Saw it working out at the plant :
there "
If you've got a boy out you.
It the night of the big fire, when a lot know what I mean. D ev : .1

of the boys were laid out cold. Last week we got a letter from r, + l j{
Some of them wouldn't be around L
Ben that his mother
Sergeant a, cam;
today except for the Red Cross being wouldn't take a million for. Between
right there from the start, ready
the lines, you can tell that s r
with first aid, and with an ambu those devils F 'i
our boys are giving > '
lance and canteen and a bunch of everything they've got and taking it'J
men and women who knew what to too. Must have been pretty bad. -
do and how to do it. I'll say they One thing the censor let throughgave :i

were good. me another Red Cross angle. t
Then, when my boy, Ben, drops Seems Mr. Field Director and < :'
his job and goes to soldiering, I get his bunch have gone right through l \=:

another angle on the Red Cross. with my boy's outfit. Been in the t N'
Get it in a letter from a Red Cross hottest spots in every show with ;:

guy who'd set up shop in Ben's them. Not with guns, but doing a lot $ r rof
camp. Opened my eyes to a lot of other things that add up, too. .:
T things about my own boy that I They're there with what's needed .:

didn't know. He'd sure taken a pack when it's needed, just like they were ri
k of worries with him into the ':
army. at that fire of ours. With the kind of .
:And this Mr. Field Director seems that small to :
things may seem pretty n lOi'
to have the job of getting wise to a us at home, but go big in a foxhole. tw
man's troubles and Joing something "Dad" writes Ben, "Think of the /4\ / h
bout them Not; only there, but at Red Cross as a he-man organization. f t

& the ""rul ', w. Dig when the War Fund comes k I r1/'

It's a long story, but it came out around next time." '
i fine, thanks to that "trouble buster" You bet I will. This year I'm .,x e1 i .

and giving double. .
at camp a straight.shooting wo 6 '

Will you give double too?

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