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: February 9, 1945
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 )
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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 30-Number 34 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, February 9, 1945 Price Five Cents

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r Interesting Gkeechobec Lion's: Club Sponsoring Flew r Band Played

Things HappenedAt 1IEIIE TUESIMY MORNING: I Hew Volunteer Fire Department and Word has BELGIUM been received JANUARY here that 12 Well at Meeting

Mrs. :.I. A. Patten was found! deadin Pfc. James II. Thomas has been

Council! Meet bed at her home here \Will Be Assisted by Ft. Pierce Chief killed in action In Belgium. He had Held Last EveningThere

Tuesdll"I been overseas more than fourteen
mOl nini. She had been -- -- ---- "" I

The meeting of the city counciln health for the past several! years. Smn| 'oiid I hj the Lion's, club a months. Is a' slogan for those citizens
well he"btltletl Article Private Thomas was In the paratroops -
night might That Clinic 1
Monday I Miluntinr fire squad iA being or- of Okeechobee who like music
Mrs. Fatten moved to Okeechobeemany
theHrek and had taken In several
of : part
l, "The Myt-r> I nini/ril In Ikeechobee, with a who want to help the people I
' Pd..." It IIM,'m* that t>J' the I years ago from Georgia and By Marjorie' H. Wallace of operations of his outfit since young
: wore oro men already signedup to have wholesome recreation, and
?i illrond tracks there were once two had made this her home alnce. The for ac-rvlce At the city council the Invasion of Europe I who appreciate "Band Together .
I I'm I hear that Mrs. He born at Klcco, Florida in success t
peeved ,
from con- ,
material lift over
I. I In, of body was sent to Fort Pierce whoreit inciting Mr. Stello, secretary of the for the Band" and when the
work. There was, as far as I Duffy to her (trout surprise, la beIng 1924, but had made his home In
tint was prepared for burial. It was Lions reported on the progress proposed Band Association is started
visitors to the given credit for wrltlnK the Okeechobee for the past several .
of I ,
inscore or ao made. The fire truck In '
dig into pocket for member.
shipped from there Wednesday nightto I your a
could make out from the story about the VD clinic In last years with his uncle, Brad Thomas.
< etly need of will
repairs, be clinically
confused conversation one I Adel, Georgia, where It was laid i week's News I want Okeeehobe He' Is survived by his widow Mrs. ship
i I examined by the assistant fire chiefof
Wile,I of "..nd.., (actually screening' to rest In the old family cemetery distinctly to underhand' that I wrote West Palm Beach, if he acceptsthe Jean Drawdy Thomas, whom he mar. The band played a program/ of al.101.ted -

and, l one pOo of smart rock Vanousn.l mar that city.Many i It I wan quite proud of It, and I invitation of the council, which mil in September 1942Valentine numbers at the P-T. A. meet.
i iI
-V ing last under the directionof
l in town heal I xvint the credit for It. I spent a V
sundry gentlemen will his and fees for
pay expenses I
and members of 'whole- ,warning at the clinic talking Its Instructor, Prof. M. 0. Kent
ked the maydfr
Interesting the work, and. which asks him to Was
the council for permission 10 hiulmay I to Miss Fi'iij and Mrs. Duffy poking The selections began with "Amer.ice" .
prepare an; estimate of needed repairs I
and ended with "The
loads of this stuff and wen 'I mv n"si> Into every nook and and their cost.Mr. I

given, permission to get the ."
which' the city didn't want, but not I i w a vir.s fine clinic for a small waltzes marches and ballads. When
fire chiuf consented the
the rock, which tho city did want Program for 17-18 town unil I thought you would like men\ of thijpvolunteer hl1 fire squad In Arts eeting it is considered that the band has
:Now better mind&than ours have to hear about It. So I told you. both tnToreticnl and noticing together just ono
I practical as- month, and that of
I them have
i ben_ stumped ty &* quest on'l The campaign against the social putts of their duties. In most towns many

What IS rock as' Jr/glneert' I One of tho between contest I I| diseases is sponsored by the eov the area served by a (Ire squad Is Mrs. A, L. Bocttger was hostess to never played before, the results

'corked on the |evo recall vividly, Matures oft the Rotary rodeo at crnment and all welfare organisa divided into with the Fine Arts club on Wednesday were almost unbelievably good. It
I t I.! zones, tho men would
u we must not cfcltle.l7B.thu haulers- I Okeechobeo will bo Chip Morris and tions of nation and state It has who live within afternoon. Since Valentino Day Is be impossible to give these
a zone responsible
away of tht materjul:\ Ijfthc puce ifi i bit trained horse "Black Fox" Chip been publicly endorsed by practically for reporting immediately for act- not fur off, the henrts-aml-flowers young people and their director too

i thp were not quite sMrefrvhero the Morris, whir.owns and trained Black I every political, medical, educational Ion when the fire signal for their theme was used, with quantities of much praise for what they have ac.

und left off and the cock began "'0 x, will put him through a series and religious body of nation- in heard. red and white posies, and) about the coirplishcd In this short time for
lone It is probable that
\nyhow, both piles have dmappuared'i tricks and pones finishing his I wide acope. For too many genera son'e such system will be used here. most original and clever place cards the tone quality, the accuracy and

.r' the gentleman who was ques- 'Ino by performing a number of tions we stuck our heads In the sand ever They were tiny ladies madeof the spirit with which' they played

. iud Informally at the meeting ricnto dance steps, such as the like ostriches and refused to acknowledge Since fire and water are allied wooden spoons, dressed In rod 'I would., have been remarkable after

ui out the loads he had caused to be harl' ston, tho old fashioned waits, the presence of anything subject, this seems as good a place hearts,. the, faces painted on the :I 1 six Tenths of hard work.
as to mention the fact '
any that the
i h ",led away, after dropping a bomb I he cake walk, the two-step, and so ugly, while Innocent and guilty Hpoon, bowls by Molly Boctlgcr be. The band neida suxaphonea and
water department I la '
Iy I saying that Mayo uaulvraonInt any more. Chip Morris besides alike continued to suffer from our now blowing InjJ" ost absurdly like the member clarinet to indlow and round out

1 given him the loads< nueim-d to performing with Black Fox, will I self-Imposed ignorance. Now hap- out the pipes, through the fireplugs )"fioMe name was held in a pipe. the brasses, and this is the end

1>, not too lure whether sand was ,tlso act a> rodeo commentator, ox- pily, the Informed readers of AmerIca a necessary task at stated cleaner hand. When the added attraction Prof Kent now has in viewn..

shed rock crushed rock was ainmg the different rodeo events intervals This stirs up quite a lot was appropriate, the little
''J or have brought out Into the open other feather in the cap of the band

-II I or small rock was rock, or is they unfold In the arena. this malnier and killer of our race, of sediment in the large feed lines, Indy even held l an even tinier -baby. .is that linen it is composed of

whether either was either, and if Oscar demons, rancher of KIs I II to fwht him with Intensive research, much of It discharged in the blow- These place cards created an immediate brasses except tor one clarinet, they

tti t sounds crazy It sounds Just nice, who la bringing the rodeo education clinics even the long arm Ing-out "process but some of it atmosphere of gayety which played so very well; the brasses'are

liu the meeting did. lo Okeechobeo, has contracted some of. the law. Surely there la nothingIn finding its way Into the housewife'sdish made the entire meeting one of the harder to learn to play than the

Ve leant, ho sad that ho hadn't, 'I' the bust performers In the rodeo this campaign to offend intelligent water. In a short time this .most enjoyable held this year I reeds. Three operations are neeeasaiy -
rand and dirt settles and I
-. n the load his driver had obtained business. Among them are Beryl people.All again W. D. Boehmer showed moving to produce a given tone in a
water becomes clean Citizens should
and that if they turned out i Iv.ion of Houston, Texas, who will women's magazines, all news pictures of Indian life at the reservation j brass Instrument-which, by the
not become alarmed when they findsuch
to lie rock he'd pay far them. So form In the trick riding events, papers, all the better publications In ; the entire process of making way, may be made' of brass ant may
sediment I in their water-it li t
the audience dried Irs ryes and mass in Gr+,cly of Ardmore, Oklahoma, the country, have taken up thtask .a* fen:por'ary, unavoidable and harm"- 'I the Indian dolls which,are such per.j nnt,)but theyre called brasses right ,,,,. t

i il its Aching ribs and the meet. 'ily bronk riding chmplon; Mildred of educating their readers on this loss condition. feet miniatures of the women Wall on. The right valve or* combinationof

.n:?; stttclud down to sober !business I'hy of Bartow Florida, and her aubject It Is high time. Probablythe shown from the gathering of materials valves must be depressed, the

The mayor, all members of the ducated horse Duke; Helen Clancy war, with Its astounding and Two fires In the past month one to the finished product. Mr. i right "lipping", or tension of the .
of them most disastrous, to
co i.llcll i the clerk unit Judge Lonely Fort Worth, Texas, who is a terrible revelation of the high percentage the Boehmer complimented the pictures lips, must be obtained, and the right
extreme Importance of this
w. 1 u> every one present, almost ont first class trick roper; Billy Keen of men suffering from with a running commentary on Indian propulsion of the breath into the
Lions club project, and it should
> But one larger Item was definitely Foit, Davis, Texas, and his Roman syphilis, gave added impetus to the I life and the work of the res mouthpiece given. It I la quite a
receive the Instant and
tabled. One Mr. Smart-and to jumping team; Pete demons I' campaign, but it was well under way ervation. I I complex operation, to produce the
support of every man in Okeechobee.
we're not trying to be funny-app. of Kissimmee, present all around I before the war began. I Refreshments at the close of the correct note, to say nothing of get

...red before the council with an champion cowboy of Florida; King I Only by making facts public, asking y program carried out the color ting a good tone quality In that

estin ate on repa'ring and painting' Kong Smith, the former champion for the understanding cooperation Hews of Our BoysIn scheme with cherry pie and ice note.

the water tower. After reeling off owboy of Florida, who halls from of citizens everywhere, can cream, and hot chocolate. I Those composing the band were!

an imposing list of things that the Zolfo Springs. progress be made In this fight The Members present were Mrs. Tom I trumpets, ,Jimmy Dudley, Tommy

tower needs if it is to be rescued There will be four contest events fight goes on In Okeechobee, as Uarious'GampsAt Conley, Mrs. James Hancock Mrs. ; Evans, Mary Howell, Carter Howell,

from an early demise, he casually on the rodeo program which will offer erywhere else. You who read ev-I Nathan Zelmenovitz, Mrs. Bryant Betty Jean Dunn and Russell Alderman .

mentioned that the repairs would around two thousand dollars lines are entitled to know It, Home & Abroad Bowden, Mrs. J. H. McCranie, Mrs. I. ; clarinet, Mary( Alberta Lou-

cost 8,000-or more, The councilmen In prize money to the winners. Con. to know that progress has been and I R. E. Link, Mrs Hiram Raulerson, Louthan; bass drum, McKinster

looked at each other rather test events Include bronk riding, Is being made In your own town. Mrs. Omar Hunt, Miss Jo Parrish, I Roe; tenor drum, Carol Hancock; I
Mr. and Mr,. Maurice Raulerson
feebly and decided to wait a while bull riding, calf. roping and steer You should be proud of having a I : Mrs. John McNeil, Mrs. Tom Casey, I bass horn, Laurens Reeves; trom
t I of Basslnger received letter this
Elvis: Mixon appeared before the wrestling.The well-organized and well-equipped I a Mrs. E. H. Hunt, Mrs. John Roe bone, Haynes Williams; baritone
I I week from their
council and asked if it were son, Lieutenant Misi Kathleen McCarthy, Miss Audrey horn
possible rodeo will be held at old air. clinic. You should be thankful for Bill Hendry; alto horns Donald .
:Maurice J. Raulerson who is with
to force Joe Bogiovannl to remove port In Okeechobee February 17 nd the protection It is giving you and the United States .la Luxembouig King, Mrs W. D. Boehmer, and Mack and Edward Alderman.A .
Army -
the lumber piles which are Mrs. Ruth Dopp.
families. You should
18, and is being sponsored the your support
by Belgium lIe has band needs money-quite lot
practically. In his lap. Mixon hat it in every way possible Apd certainly Visitors were Mrs. Roe's mother,
Okeechobee Club. \
Rotary of
been promoted from Second Lieu. money-for instruments and
nude, attractive place out of Mrs Crosen Mrs. Paul
a very you should KNOW about it, Baitinger,
V tenant to the rank of music and then music and
First Lieutenant. more
his little home, and can't be blamed I and the conditions which it seeks to and Mrs Axtell, wife of a visiting
In his letter he then some more music. For this
for Mrs. Morris Barnett and little lay he Is
resenting the state of things ameliorate.I "bee man" from New Jersey
I getting along fine aid that he purpose the Band Association will
next door. After consulting tholr daughter have returned to their hopes V

attorney, the council ruled that the home here after spending a week in know that I speak for the Okee will see everyone here some time shortly be organized. Also the band
chobee News well for 15th AAF in Italy. (Special to
as as myself,
soon shoild be in uniform
Brooksville and Jacksonville for best ef
of trash and of board
heaps piles I when I say that I have no apology Okeechobee News).-Russell V. Dome fect. In ,
Memberships the association
constituted fire hazard and
a gave whatever to offer for an educativeand r, Okeechobee, Fla., has recently
Joe thirty days to remove them, at produced two questions-first, where Sheriff N. 0. Stewart received a will be one dollar, five dollars and
I informative article of this na been promoted to the rank of first
least to the other end of his lot. can a driver for the truck, which ture. letter from his son, Don, who Ilia lieutenant. ten dollars Put whatever you can .

This was all interspersed with ex- I Mr. Lamb has put in running order, the Navy and he says he has Just afford In a safe place and have It

cited comments by Joe, determined J be found None seems available. There is a new Welfare Board in ::arrived! in New York from a stay of Lt. Domer is a bombardier with a ready when called upon. You will

by Elvis and much gig. I I Second, how's about charging aUt.I the county today The members of I several months overseas and that he veteran B-24 heavy bambardment not regret It.
comments of the 15th Air Force In
tile retiring board are to be con.aratulatod group Italy
for the removal of will
glinS;:; from the audience. I tie more garbage be home within the next few -y

(The 'Gad-fly suggests that since I Ilf we find a driver to drive the upon good work most efficiently daya. He was In European waters which is a holder of a war depart.
ment distinguished unit citation for BIBLE LECTURES AT
truck which Mr. Lamb has in accomplished) the new and took
put In
Jon has to move the stuff anyhow, part the invasion of
order? Answer board now has the opportunity to Its part .In an attack on an Import. THE METHODIST CHURCH
running to question France last
he i' ck It neatly in !It- new loca year when the Navy
I that it can equal their enviable ant Nazi airplane factory near Vienna .
tion.) number 2-$1.00 a month for resdences II I prove played such an Important part In

A building roc mitt. w s appoint $200 for business places. record. It makes, or should the Invasion of Normandy last July Beginning Monday evening at 8'00:

il by Pros'dent Hrh Chandler \nd cheap enough at the price. Anybody make, no difference to any of us He has been la the AAF for the o'clock a series of lectures will be

know of 'good driver who does the work, but we have the past two years and Is a graduate ;| given at the Methodist church upon
with nY. Thotvas chair and
ni an Staff Sergeant and
right to demand that It be done, and Mrs F. B. of the Chlldress, Texas, bombardiers the life of Christ as given In the
Alfo "Satford and 0 done well. The instrument of this Sergeant and Mrs. school i New Testament
n':>rrx. L A. Roebuck was ap- chairmen of standing committees, J. W. Yeomans |
of Boca Ratone, Ho was a graduate from the Okee I
accomplishment Is unlnportant. The
; Dr A. A Super, able Bible scholar .
po city! Inspector of electricalin to whom you should take any complaints
were spending the week. chobee high school with the clans
essential thing Is that Okeechobee ., "
'isctur" and lead In discus-
at on. or suggestions pertaining to
end In Okeechobee, the guests of of 1940 and In civilian life
maintain high standard of health was employed
their lines of ion This will be a Bible triln'nf:
-hie' Lamb, wfcu W4 'ppointedU respective work: Mr. and
and welfare work efficient and Mrs. J. H. Walker, Jr. as a Link trainer operatorfor
ary fire chic I e month, Streets, B. W. Thomas; Finance, an eo.r a'd nivirbvri of all other
result-ful clinic and Its mental bal. the Riddle-McKay Aero College ,
wu jtod the job; i I. f ii'oly. Mr. \Ito Watford; Laws and Rules, Z. chu.ih a are invited to attend and

Li i* n
m the city ha s property: and Water, Z. K. Williams; Light, B. of humor Let us ask that this work go on effectively home In Okeechobee. B'l s your Rinle" and make ft:, J a

of to do tho much needed W. Thomas; Parks, 0. L. Raulerson; It would be pointless to Ignore the ] smoothly, with a minimumof V five day period of adventure :n rMs-

PL around' LI I L I.. I ta if the Sanitation, Alto Watford. fact that there has been consider talk and a maximum of accom Mrs. E. G. Sellers of Arcadia upent a+>." 1( in tht Bible, thlrfi row

co would fuin sh the paint. If you miss any more eouncil able controversy about the Welfare plishment.This several days here the first of the and old. '

M arrlud '4* ckavoiy meetings, don't blame us. We told Board and the clinic-everybody is the important thing. And week visiting her .oa-in-law and : W R. Howell, Pnfttti _

subject of garbage IOU they were worth attending. knows it. But let us keep our eyes the only important thing daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Norrli. !i Methodist Church.

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QDItcCdt1111l\C' CfU5 C. H. Ellis Was LADIES--AID MEETS !. Howard Sharp "Spirit"CHRISTIAN. Is the SCIENCE subject of the -JoRflltYttOtiry{ tf .ft$ .

Published Every Friday by the Speaker at the Church Tho Ladies met at Aid the of home the Brethren of Mrs Laid To Rest In In Leason-Sermoi Churches of which Christ will, ,Scientist be read, Q666LtOt

Okeechobee News Co., at Okeecho- John Draughon Thursday afternoon, :
threughout the world on Sunday,
kea Okoechobee County
Rotary Lunch Feb. 1, to do sewing for tho Greek I Myaca Cemetery February, 11. VS.ETS.SAWt.t10Se.e0N

BRYANT BOWDEN Editor War Relief.A .

Entered as second .1... matter ;Jn'T short business meeting was r

be.OtFla.t under the Post Act Offlre of Mtf.In Okewho-8, 1879'1 c. II. Parkcrson was In charge of held and the devotional was In I A busy life made up of 70 years I 4

the program for the Rotary club charge of the president, Mrs John I of activity came to a close at a (

SUBSCRIPTION RATE meeting on Tuesday, and Introducedhis Draughon, after which a social hour I quarter of seven last Saturday WANTED
.. ... .$2.00
One Tear In advanceSix :
Month In advance 1.00 "boss", Clarence H. Ellis, as the was enjoyed and delicious hot choc morning In a West Palm Beach heel ,.

Tsree Months In advance .'711AII..rtl.lncr speaker. Mr. Ellis Is Eastern Division olate and cookies was served. l! pltal when Howard Sharp slipped 4 ,
liD the manager for the Florida Power Those present were! Mrs. Nondas I quietly Into that peaceful sleep

lot of each month.Mlli Put ire r.y.hI" ... to and Light Company, and has been a I Parker, Mrs. Henry Frlsh, Mr*. Victor from which no man awakens. The TRAINMEN AND SWITCHMENA

publishers required to ply-- --In -advance. Rotarian for over 20 years He I Domer, Mrs. Will Walker, Mrs. I night before he died, Mr. Sharp requested -

Rtadlnt notice In local colnmne. 19 was a charter member of the West John Draughon, Mrs. II. P. Garner, that he be moved to the Pa-
silverMiring -
Rates for display'
seats a furnished line., on implication et...- Palm Beach club, and Is one of six Mrs.! Robt. La :Martin and Mrs Curtis hokee hospital and arrangementswere

Iflrd advertising 2 cents each word of the original members still active Wright. to have been made the follow good opportunity for men classified in .

t.rprlae'' there. V ing day for the move-but, death

iirgeable at adverttalng' rat... Mr. Ellis spoke first on the "TilE UNKNOWN BATTLE" stepped In and further plans were 4-F or over draft age to engage in essential

brown-out ordered by the federal LATEST MARCH OF TIME

THE GADFLYBy authorities to conserve fuel, and also COMING HERE FER 11 &: 12 unnecessary.Graveside funeral services were employment. Apply in person or by letter toTrainmaster's

as Mr. Ellis candidly admitted, held Monday afternoon at Port Ma-
office Florida East
I The exciting answer to the war's Coast Rail-
to help make more people conscious yaca with the Fahokee Masonic

Marjorie B. WallaceIt There has that there really Is a war on. (It to greatest the Luftwaffe mystery,?""What is revealed happened In lodge in charge of final rites. His way at Miami or New Smyrna Bu h.__ Do not

wasn't imagination would perhaps, bo Interesting to daughter, Mrs Charles K. Herringof
definite Improvement this month's March of Time "The I apply by telephone. If apply by letter state
teen a very know just how many of our restrict Tallahassee, was present. It was J
weeks. not onlyIn Unknown Battle" which comes Sat. I
during the past ions are partly, or even primarily, Impossible for a sister, Mrs. Ira ,
the physical aspect of the town : urday and Sunday to the Gilbert age, present employment and physical condi-
for that purpose: cub reporter com Bleecher, of Waverl), N. Y., to attend

a* a whole, but even more in the ment.) The brown-out limits thonunlb.r Theatre here I I tion. Previous railroad experience unneces-
of Its cltliens. Civic prideIs Actual scenes of the very men :
spirit and wattage of lamps that Funeral plans were announced and
waking from sleep, yawning and who, in the space of a week, knocked
/ may be used I In any unnecessary burial was to have been made In I sary.
stretching, and getting ready for a out most of German plane production
outdoor or display lighting. and the I West Palm Beach when Herbert
good day's work. and made possible the success
power and light companies are not Beck, Mr. Sharp's attorney, notifiedus i .
of the invasion, form the basil
1 use that phrase "on the whole"with only forced to see that thesu restrictions I of this outstanding that his will requested burial at 1>->':":":":":":":":";" : :":":--:":":":':":":":":":":":":":..:..:..:.-:..:..:,.:..:..:.-:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..
malice aforethought. The two screen story.
are known, but also that theyare Port Mayaca and no flowers. After Y 2
In town show absolutely Highlights are tho scenes showing
wont eyesores enforced, If need be cutting known his wishes
by his requests wero
the W Wilson Jr.
no Improvement. I don't I briefing rooms and the interrogation i
off the light of the offending party. were followed to the letter.It ,
knew what be done, if of the returned pilots on the
can anything
!Mr. Ellis stated that his company will soon be 11 years since I =
*= TAX
to persuade or force the owners of success of their bombing.A CONSULTANT :;:
would lone at least a million dollars first met Mr. Sharp. He told me
those two perfectly awful Junk- sequence showing the conception :: AUDITOR ?
next year because of this order then that he "was retiring from the ;
clean then do the over-all strategic plan
heaps to up. They but admitted that It would save newspaper business because he did ''i
not constitute fire hazards, I suppose features candid scenes of General WILL BE IN OKEECHOBEE I
millions of barrels of fuel oil George Marshall General "Hap"Arnold not expect to live very long.
being mostly scrap metal
which has already, to look at It, :lIr( Ellis then spoke of Rotary, I and Major General Fred During recent years ho spent for most :=: To assist taxpayers in preparation of their :;:_:
its principles and ideals, and mado, Anderson. of his time compiling notes a ,
been through a holocaust or two.Perhaps I';' 1944 Tax Returns and 1945 Estimates on ::1_:
from his long experience In this service I Exciting, suspense-packed drama, book that he had thought about .
It Is I
not possible for the *;
club, many valuable suggestion : climaxed a* our boys writing. It had to do with history
come winging
council to ordinance to I '
pass I '
of the Luke Okeechobee Region and Monday Tuesday Wednesday
control this sort of thing Please, to the local organisation. He stressed homo, makes this a fast-moving, Informative I .
regular attendance, real and Increasing II March of South Florida.
those of who value the decent Time. *
you The Palm Bench Post of which I II
and friendliness
cleanliness and order of your town, V ::: Thursday ::
among the members, and a program I Sergeant and Mrs. Donald Bennett Mr. Sharp Will a former managing I i
try what freely-expressed public op-
of vocational talks from the members of Sebringt and their little editor carried a splendid editorialon
inion ean do. burled. :=: FEBRUARY 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th, 1945 !:::
Since there Is but one man I daughter, Caroline, were Sunday the day Mr. Sharp was
The Ond-fly busied the length of I
from each business or profession Ina guests of Mr and, M,.. G. 0. Wallace It follows: X
Parrot Avenue this week, and the I I .'. County Commissioners Room, Eaal Side of Courthouse .t.
"Pulm Bench County owes a great
town in the notary club, each one at Connor Field. Sergeant I
trip was quite a disappointment, should, the talk Bennett Is In charge of the deal to Howard, Sharp, who died Y
because the purpose In life of a during year give a I' :?:: Write P. O. Box! No. 532, W. Palm Beach, for appointment. :_;:
about his own business, and that tower when night. landings are In here Snturday, :
Cad-fly li to sting and 3
this would be of great Interest to progress.St. "\n extremely modest man, Mr, :: y
en our main residential street there ,t X
claimed credit for his
the other members by Sharp no
just didn't be proven ', I'ormer Government Auditor Fee Reasonable .:-
seem to anything Petersburg, Fla., Jan. 29. :
work while he lived nor would he
Robert :Meserve's excellent talk on X XRODEO

worth the contfortable stinging The grounds around bunking ut a recent meeting.. (Special to Okeechobee News). want any now. But those who knew ,!..:..:..:.-:-.:..:..:..:..:,.:..:..:--:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.. ....;.. ..;..........:..;..:..:..:.!.

-looking homes and I Mr. Ellis also emphasized, the fact Term examinations are looming up i him cannot forget the part he played \ -
the few places of business are almost for Cadet Charles Cornelius, son of
In the development of the Ever-
\ that Rotary has no set rules of con
without exception nicely kept Mr. and :Mrs. C. S. Cornelius ot !
ilIad section of the county
and of religion
duct, no requirements
and clean. A good many could stand politics. The ethics code to Okeechobee, a atudent at'Florida "Condition were far different In !
more painting, but with this
dry :Military Academy, St. Petersburg.
which members subscribe, followed that erea when he went to Canal

weather that's not feasible now. according to each man's conscience, Following examinations, which begin Point In 1924 to establish the Everglades : \
The general !impression of this on Jan. 29, the new school term will Editor OKEECHOBEEFEB.
takes care of all that Interspersedwith '
street Is of
"homey" people who amusing recollections and stories open on Feb. 1. Sharp became the chief spokesmanfor I
value their homos; a street of quiet 'I Only In 18I
change the school's administrative : II 17
and self-respecting people, who rake Mr. Ellis' talk was very greatly the Glades. From that day un- I -
setup Is appointment of
I til he retired from business In 1933,
their yard. and repair their fences I enjoyed. Lt. 'ol. Reed M. ,
Brown as superintendent I
he ceased striving to promotethe SATURDAY .
and front Visitors were Dr. F. P. Maupal, -- :
steps as conscientiously announced this
I month by
intiiisti t of the people he served -
office In Okeechobec
who is -
M they wash their children's faces opening an Col. Walter B. Mendel, piesldent. Afternoon Afternoon P.M.BRONC .
his father-in-law, Anthony :Not only In the columns of his
before sending them to school. Col. Brown, a graduate of Yale unlI'Mity -
Morera and B. Elliott of the Pahokoe | new=paper but us a member of theCounty .. '
One particularly bright spot, to I i \"(' h.is had many years of ad- .; ': .. '. .. 'tI'
Commission IIn&th" StateLpirU'nture .,.
Anyone remembering the same Rotary club. The doctor'lnallle d, miMrativg! ; 'f."J >. }. Jtt.: .,.." ;(" :;;
prop- experience in military ) \ t '
is pronounced Iow'pay-por. rendered yeoman service i'
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erty several is the I and has VRf "f E ,
years ago I I" been principal at in their behalf. ,' '9 ; ,."t. '.,1'r .: .
he ought to change it to Low. '- '
Church of the haps : 1 : :
Brethren; In a sense, MA for two years.Gilbert I ;', : Mf'/.
pay-might bring in more I patients, "Although not a booster of thi .. .
churches are public buildings and I --.- .
..,,,-.... traditional type, Mr. Sharp believedin
invite more attention than private I 1 One lone Rotarian was
ablent'l) the future of the Glades and he
homes. The attractive plantings Doc. Fulford. He will bo
never ceased working for its devel-
around the base of the building, the on the carpet the next time he attends Theatre
ent along sound lines.
well kept and smooth lawn, the ; by the chairman of attendance \

fresh, clean paint, the beautiful S. R. Ralfsnider, whose "As a newspaper man he always
eur-I I wrote interestingly, fearlessly) and
neatness, catch and delight the eye. I tain lecture to those who have SUNDAY MONDAY
-- with complete honesty. An original
absent are Invariably witty; and
This property Is a good lesson in thinker, he never hesitated to disagree '
Teh. II, 12"Follow
but which the
pointed, are token by
fundamental planting. It need not' 1 with others when he believed
absi'ntevs with good grace and hv !,
be elaborate, and It ran UP tho the Boys"turninr them to be wrong. Hi nowapnpei'
the rust of tho members with howls A
simplest and most easily grown foliage came to wield a powerful Influem. t r Tx.5tp
of laughter. Mr. Raifsnider will he 7
plants. There I I. nothing, aside I in his community and throughoutthe t t .
In charge of next week's meeting. t'R.
from a paint job that will add a* --V I GEORGE RAFT and I II state. Never did It depart from a

much to the attractiveness of any VERA ZORINAand the Ideals of honesty, justice and

building, a* a border around lie I EI'l'TIXCO'IE T\\ COLLECTORS I fair dealing which formed the basin

bass of greenery or bright flowers, !; WILL BE IIERE i I fiO Guest Stars Including of his character ; Lv } "
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or small evergreen shrubs; anything ron L\ST TIME MOMHY I :Marlcne UeltrUh, Or en Well and "Who can say this. county Is nota w,

which it stands. The underpinning/ W. C. Fields better place for his having lived : rt !.

to tie the building to the earth on John L. Faxh, Collector of Internal and worked here?" I Jak$

of a building Is useful, but far from Revenue, announced plans to Also! I.ATE :SEWS I Elmer Burgess, editor of Tiff, I >, kr

pretty, and this base planting I is have his Deputy Collectors at the I ;March of Time-"fnknonn Biiltle" carried the following story in his

more Important here In the south Court House in Okeechobee on Fi'b. paper this week about :Mr. Sharp: I +

where all buildings are stuck up In 12, I to 5 P.1... for the purpose of FRIDAY & SATURDAYFeb. "Many years ago, before Florida r } c. }tomd.'Va.lpr'a' i w
the air on sticks than In region assisting taxpayers In this vicinityin had actually emerged Into the fantastic I

where basement bring the wall the preparation of their incometax IB, 17 I land boom of the '20s, there

closer down to the ground. returns and to advise those requiring was one man who vlnloned thegreatness

Information about their tax MARTHA TILTON of the Everglades I
Just one thing I do criticize on : as a

Parrott Avenue, and that I I. the liabilities. In- vast agricultural empire. lie was I' iitlt off. .. .. f. fi(
tumble-down, faded askew signs. I'm I The collector stated that although Howard Sharp, then editor of the

I the 1911 Income tax return form has Palm Beach Post. I
alltrgla to signboards anyhow even "Swing Hostess" RIDING BULL RIDING
when they ere upright and freshly- been greatly simplified, all persona Howard Sharp at the age of 70'

decorated with gaudy advertising. 1 I receiving $.)((1000 or more gross In- -- and lied a few days ago In a local hospital I, CALF ROPING STEER WRESTLING

I'omu, are required to filu. where he had been 111 for
See no excuse for them on a residential DAVE O'BRIENIn many I

street. But if they must be Taxpayers can be served more weeks. I TRICK RIDING TRICK ROPING

there, let the owners keep them at quickly and satisfactorily, If they "With his parsing the career of !

lead nicely painted, and proppedup will assemble their figures and Information I "Dead or Alive" another pioneer newspaper man 'end Parade Saturday Feb. 17 11 A. M.

so they don't look like the morn- In a clear and concise I ed but not until after he had accomplished ,

Ing after the night before. Sign, form before presenting tax problem I Also a great good for Palm
Cartoon and Late :News
to my mind, belong In front of, or to the deputies. In this manner Beach County. With Connor's highway I Dance Saturday Night

over the place they call attention more persons can be served than -- being built from 20-Mile Bend, I

to, not down the road at a tipsy angle would be the case If the required COMING SOON""I northwest and up around the rim I ADMISSION

and with the paint peeling. off. figures must be compiled from Incomplete LOVE A SOLDIER" of Lake Okeechobee to Okeechobee ADULTS . . . . . . . . . . 'lUO A
But I'm funny that way. or voluminous sources. City, ho saw an end to come of the 1 SERVICE MEN SERVICE WOMEN, AND CHILDREN . 80c :

Next week we start buizing the Collector Fahs urged those wishIng "SWEET AND LOWDOWN" transportation. problems that 'Glades' Admission Prices Include All Tax i

tide streets, and oh, myl I IV to confer with his deputies to GREENWICH: VILLAGE" farmers (who were few In numbers1)fa"ed ) ,lv I, t i

make note of the above date as, due "IN SOCIEn"I In those days, I Sponsored by st

Mr. and Mr*. Baltinger, of Bridge- to the limited force available, it will "THE., IMPATIENT. YEARS" 'So,' established the EvergladesNews OKEECHOBEE ROTARY CLUB

ton, New Jersey, are the guestsof f be Impossible. to render I further" as- at Canal Point and with It Produced by Oscar Clemons

Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Boettger stance( at a later dau. \ (Continued onPage 3)
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& .t -- ---.--- --- -. -- NATIONAL: NEGRO HISTORY progressive move made In behalf of I i Internal Improvement Fund of thai'' shall be in writing, and shall stale
t I---- Suite of Florida I IMlllnrd Ihn place of residence and poet office
I WEEK TO BE OBSERVED "hli county. For It was there he F. Caldwell, Governor I address of tbe claimant, and shall be
BY PROGRAM SUNDAY P.M. remained until the last illness which I F. 0. Elliot, secretary :' sworn to by the claimant, agent or
I. I' STATEMENT OF Trustees I, I. Fund atom .'". sad any such claim or demand
took him to his reward. not so filed shall be void.
I A program celebrating National "The trials and tribulations of a NOTICE TO CRF.IIITHnlll As esecutor of the Last Will and
CONDITIONOKEECHOBEE Negro History Week will be ren- ,country editor pioneering In a wilderness I I Iftll frolmto Act 8..... Ito ltd) I Testament of
IN THE COI'IIT OF TUB ror.NTY | Albert F Arrbenlus, deceased
I. dered at the Douglas-Brown school, were all his. Where politics Jl'DOK. OKEECIIOIIEK COUNTY First publication January 10, 11M:!.

: 4.; Cypress Quarters Sunday, February ]I,.always Is a big factor it was only I In FLORIDA T.: Estate IN of I'HOBVTE) I I
, ; ." COUNTY 11 at' 4 p. m. natural that he would interest himself Albert F. A rrbenl ua.) I:
\ This program will be composed of In these to the extent of taking TV All Creditors and l I'emons Having ,
( ... Negro spirituals readings and lec- Claims or Demands,' Agnlnat Said
$ an active part In them. On one occasion -
I : BANK tures depicting the cultural back he was state representative You and each of you are hereby
notified and. required to present our |
ground of the Negro race and its for Palm Beach county. He also rlnlma and demands which you or ,

OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA i contributions to America's and was county commissioner A book i either estate of of you Albert mar:F,have Arrhenlus against the ; P. P. EVANSHOUSE
: I world civilization. could be written around this late ceased, late of said County to de'l I
!p : County Judge' of Okeccbobee County,
I Organized November 19, 1943 : There will be special reservations member of the Fourth Estate in the Florida st his office la the court WIRING
I. for the white public.HOWARD blades hnum of said County at Okeecbobee
., Florida, within eight calendar
December 30.1944RESOURCES V "A charter member of the Rotary from the time of hit first monlbl''
SHARP of this notice. Each claim or ,
: Club In Pahokee site also was a Mason -
I Funeral services were held
f t t (Continued from Page Two)
Monday and Interment was in May
probably did more than any one man
I "in the state to carry on the develop- ca Cemetery
"lie leaves a daughter, Mrs Helen ForMAXIMUM
Loans and Discounts __u.._._. onu $103,369.29 i I ment of the great agricultural belt Herring of Tallahassee, and a sister -
abound the southeastern shores of
Banking House, Furniture and !Mrs. Ira O. Bleechcr of Wav- RESULTS
Lake Okeechobce. He published a
Fixtures... --- .- 9,500.00 ; splendid weekly newspaper and enjoyed crly, N. Y"S
e a e
Overdrafts -_ --_...... ...__.m. None I a wide circulation not onlyIn
So "30" U written at thu end of Feed
-1 U, S. Government the county but the nation as well.
I another brilliant career.
: Obligations $550,138.29 "Many American formers were In- ] newspaper
We're going to miss Howard Sharp
terested In the prospects of the i
Other Marketable around Canal Point. Everglades
Glades as an agricultural area and
Bonds _.__.___00_ 24,000.00 I through Mr. Sharp's EvergladesNews I News.

1 Cash and Due from they kept In contact with NOTICETallnhnsxer

: Banks .__. _._m.._______ 225,330.23 799,468.52 what was doing In that part of the Jnnuarr: 12th, Florid, 104.1
county NOTICE Is hcroby siren that
the Truxteos of the Internal Improvement
Total .....____.._......__..$912,337.81 I IV "Today the Everglades News Is Fund of the State, of he
edited and published by Paul Rar- Florida will offer for sole to PURINA
sold to the MghPSt bidder, at TillInlinnKM. -
< LIABILITIES I din, newly elected County Commissioner Florida, flt 11 o'clock NOON, CHOWSE'LSWS
Kfhrnnrv Moth IMS, the following
who In an keenly Interested
rimirrlhwl mood In OKEDC110BEB:
Capital 1 Stock ..._..w.n n'"u $ 25,000.00 In the development of the Glades COUNTY: r

Surplus and Undivided Profits .. 15,874.59 area an was his predecessor, the,late Township"t'nuurvpyeil!H pnrt South of, flange Section 31 fl.
East: 1)'Ina North of the UlffhtoMVny I
Deposits 871,463.22 Mr. Sharp. But the Glades "had of nnirlp Buy Drainage
come a long way" when Mr. Sharp District Levee containing an estimated I
HI-MI of 12s. s acres I
I retired In 1033. It must have beena THIS NOTICE Is pnlillshrd In compllnnre .
Total '_ ....._.u-____... u $912,337.81 with Section 27007 270.0S and CO.
never -idinf .our"(> of 'stlsfa'1tlon C7" t, "- -III', '1.1.' inn r FA! MAR SUPPLY
for him In his late days as he 'i lip 'I'H"lInt! : : OP THK '
OFFICERS lat with the old timers of Canal State of Flnrliln n>,irve tbe ISTl'mS-1 I Phone 104
n-loi-t end nil bids
Point after he retired each
to see nY ORDER of the Trnnrivs of the
C. H. McNULTY, President
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N. RAY CARROLL VIee Pres. R. B. MESERVE, Vice-Pres.
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I R. B. Meserve J. M. Roe, Sr J. 0. Pearce Allen Markham

E. M. Meserve C, H. McNulty N. Ray Carroll


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Unlike the blackout and dimout regulations of the early years of the war, tHe

I new brownout order of the WPB to electric users is not concerned with mil

BARTOW itary security. It is for conservation of vital fuels and is effective 24 hoursof

every day, starting February 1.

It h! necessary!' to conserve fuel One of necessary for conduct of business of

the ways is by eliminating or reducingcertain 'ouhloor establishments."

4 i types of lighting at all times of 3-Outdoor decorative and outdoor ornamental

the day or night: lighting

Cash Market'
Daily I There is no shortage of electric power "1 -Show window lighting except where

TIiere .is no fear of lighting silhouetting necessary for interior illumination.
ship for enemy 1 submarines, no.""J"5-Marquee lighting in excess of 60 watts

Convenient r as beacons to enemy plants ThisTII for each marquee. .

order seeks to save coal and other vital
6-Wllite way street lighting:; in excess of
fuels hy reducing or eliminating !some dec
the amount determined by local'pullic

1 trie lighting authority to be necessary for public
The type of lighting specifically affected safely.

I II are according to the order as follows t 7-Outdoor sign lighting except for directional

1 Outdoor or identification signs using not
advertising and outdoor promotional
No Shrink lighting I more than 60 walls per establishment, .

for doctors I and for hotels, and other

2-Outdoor display lighting except where public lodging establishments.Remember .

No Commission

: This WPB regulation: is effective, day and night

'. Itarting February 1. Remember, too, don't waste ANY electric

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The potency of newspaper advertising on best markets depending upon

as a visible appeal is well changing economic conditions," said

known but it is gratifying to all H. J. Heinz president of the com .

newspapers to note that the huge ((3. pany "We can also improve our ad:

J. Heinz company has decided to vertising timing and allow for geo-

discontinue sponsorship of its radio graphical and seasonal differences

program and place the bulk of its in food tastes throughout the na

future advertising in newspapers. tion."

The ,decision to rely chiefly upon He said that the Heinz news-
newspaper advertising was reached paper advertising budget for 1945

on the basis of a comprehensive sur- is "many times greater" than for the

vey made by the Heinz company in year just ended. Although Information -

order to ascertain with accuracy Please" is one of the best of

the best media for advertising food the radio programs, the Heinz pres-

products ident is convinced that better results -
"We feel that newspaper advertising will be obtained in the long run

will better enable the com by concentrating on newspaper advertising -

pany to reach all kinds of people in which no readers fail to

selected markets and to concentrate see.
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