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: September 14, 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 31-Number 13 Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, September 14, 1945 Price Five Cents

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News and Viewsof Recheck Shows Okeechobee of Census THOUSAND THANKS Markham Brothers Add $10,000.00 I

Service Men Have 1435 d Worth of Machinery to Canning Plant;

the World Over Census A recheck preliminary of the figures Florida has Expect Largest Season In Their History

been completed by Manager ; ; -

Mr. and Mrs Van E. Llghtiey this rath, of the Chamber of $ Markham
Brothers began work
of which shows the population of THE GADFLYBy
week received a letter from each I this week In getting their canning

their two ions, Lloyd (Big Red) and chobee City as 1435 plant In readiness for the 1945-49

Johnnie (Llttlo Red). Both the let. 823 first published This MARJORIE B. WALLACEThe season and announced that they

ten were In the tame envelope The with 1940 population of 1658 AG> n1 ,
were adding $10,000.00 worth of
boys have finally got together and figure of 823 failed to Include city fathers should have
new machinery In order to make it
at the time of writing they were count from Precinct 7 which is some large signs, preferably illuminated
possible to handle the additional
} both aboard Lloyd's ship, the U. S. of Parrott Avenue. for night, reading "Travel
) items they expect to can during the
S. Dennis, DE 405. They were happyto It should be remembered Y fi ; sltatATjirli .. this road at your own risk," stationed -
coming season. They expect to haveeverything
be together and they soy Johnnie large section of territory SERVICES,' + In the middle of the street and
ready begin operat-
has a good chance of' getting included Irt the City of at strategic points In our fair city's '
about October 15.
transferred from harbor patrol to In the 1940 Federal Census thoroughfares. ing .

the Dennis. The Dennis has just back into the county because After negotiating the quagmires Markham Brothers employ around

received a letter saying they had !invaluatlon and which partly called roads from the airport to 125 people during the packing sea

credit for (Inkinga Jap heavy counts for the loss In \ i i Palm Beach County agricultural agent, got a town, I meet whole regiments of son and carry a payroll of $5,000.00 e

cruiser last October. concrete form recently when farmers In the Ever : these sharp-edged, straight-sided, weekly which Is !In addition to the

American him with a $1,000 bill as an expression of apprecia deep craters lurking In the streetsIn regular monthly employes which

Harlingen Air Field, Texas, Legion during the past makes the most substantial payrollin
Army + in helping them develop agriculture town to Jar my back teeth out

August 31-Pfc. James C. Hancockof :! It on a high plane. and cut my faithful old tires to the county for 'about seven

Okeechobce, Fla, was recently Auxiliary he has seen the vegetable acreage of the county ribbons Peculiar, the holes are- months out of the year. This year

promoted to the grade of corporal acres planted last year, nearly one half of the I just like bits of jigsaw puzzles I the payroll will be even larger than

at Harlingen Army Air Field, Flex- I Officers for with more than 17,000 carloads rolling to north I removed bodily from the paving, I 11\ has been in the past.

ible Gunnery School, Harlingen, and they are really a menace, par.,I,I They have canned only beans and

Texas. celery, cabbage, and other vegetable crops, diversifi! tlcularly after a rain when they are : tomatoes In the past but this year

The American Legion I note in the county agent's program, with sugar cane, full of water and hiding viciouslyto i they expect to add English peas,

Mrs( Angie Bass received a letter I met at the home of the and sweet potato growing for starch manufacture, jounce you and jar you and field peas, turnip greens and spinach -

this week from her son, Sergeant Mrs Mary Schulman, post war economy. cause you to lay your religion asideIf to the list of vegetables pro-

Ray Bass, in which he said not to night for election of "from Glades ,farmers," there was no designation! any-while you express your duccd ct their plant here. i

send Christmas packages to him in following officers will be And it was on a Friday the 13th when he was:! feelings If there Is no material, In discussing the plans for the

Europe as hv expected to be' home on the 28th, when the Glade> Rotary Club luncheon. Mounts is shown above available to fix them porperly and coming year with Allen Markhamhe

for Christmas. He has been overseas the Legion post hold a joint bill. permanently, they might at least stated they were planning to

many months being stationed leg President, Mrs Mary I .. be filled up with packed dirt. Popu- build five or six new houses In

part of the time !in England, Belgium man; vice-president, Mrs G I larly they are called "chuck hole," Okeechobee to help take care of the

France and Germany. Wallace; secretary and I Is ideal Place for Tourist; and It is a most descriptive name, housing need of some of his employees -

Miss Kathleen McCarthy, I for they sure chuck 'you and jour He said they hoped to be

Mrs Morris Barnett received a } Mrs. Marian A. Cousart, Urges All Citizens to car Into the air with a right good able to get started on the houses

letter this week from her husband, I Mrs Harry Lamb; will, and nobody will\ deny that theyare Very soon In order to help relieve

T-! Morris Barnett In which he :Mrs Lee RIgsbee. holes. the present shortage of housing in

said he was now stationed on Luzon An Intensive membership i In Accommodations Come on, city papas-fill 'em up! Okeechobee.

Island In the Philippines. He had will be Inaugurated after the I'm wondering why there !Is not Altogether Markham Brothers are

been In Italy where he took part In stallation of the new more use made of the crotons and expecting the best season they have

that operation and after the war amendment to the of tourist I J. A. Presley Died At coleus not only around private experienced since entering the can-

(Continued on page 4) I the American Legion now the Chamber of I His Home In Miami homes but In the parks and public nlng plant business In Okeechobee

possible for men still !in I the past few Night i places. These gorgeous foliage several years ago.
L V. Conrath Last Friday
otherwise qualified for | plants are easily ,raised from cuttings -
football!! Season ; as to
to J.iu the Legion; heretofore j j '.' they have. aij. Infinite variety '
I ( 'recreation J A. Ptcaiey"tong! timrtweidentof E. 'F. Hoffman .'
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been necessary for a man to : of colorings and beautiful'marking_, ", ;
Here 'Okeechobee County, died at his and respond to a bit of fertilizer .,
Will honorable discharge from
Open an
3)A indicate that home in Miami last Friday night
I armed forces to join. This with a display of loveliness unequalled Talks On Public

21 ing brings scores of men the smaller I following a heart attack. Mr. Presley by any other sturdy plant. I '
On September ) \ where rea lived at Fort Drum for many
I their families Into line for If your neighbor has some, she'll be Health
and adequate before moving to Miami
ship in the Legion and Its years glad to give you 'cuttings, for the
and the organizations are I may, along was employed by the Florida East plants should be kept 'pruned, andIf
Coach: Perrin and Assistant Coach sunshine, be Coast Railroad as section foreman -
you'll just stick them' In th
announced this week that to enroll every possible I Rotary club of Okeechobet
Starling I. who wrote the at Ossawa. I ground and- keep them, watered If
of the Okeechobee High that a powerful bloc will be was addressed on Tuesday by Dr
the boys seeking
His wife In Okeechobee at they will
was necessary a
in Okeechobee to work for repay you
School working hard In preparation \ E. F- Hoffman head of the Bureauof
are tourist cot. the time of his death visiting her thousand-fold. For base plantings
that of the veteran of this war. Epidemiology of the State Boardof
for the game
opening I and furnished
Discussion at Tuesday's twO; sisters, Mrs. Van Lightsey around buildings, they simply can-
be here with the Stuart I Health. Since one of the main
Is to played the Auxiliary centered I I The Cham i and Mrs. J, T. Phelps. She left that not be surpassed, and because they
School Friday night, of list' objects of the Rotary club for the
High on
sep-I compiling a night for Miami. last year after year, they are much
tember 21st at the high the need for a real Legion i' and I coming year Is public health, Dr.

grounds. Altogether he has nine Okeechobee, with the I II' given to In- The family has been unable to less care than flowers would be, Hoffman's talk was timely and most

teen boys working out with the sibility that !it may become !!1 complete funeral arrangements as yet make an equally striking display Informative The Bureau of whichhe
squad and all will be in top condition ity with an Influx of new they are awaiting for the arrival ofa Around the Methodist church, Is chairman has charge of Immunization

for the opening game of the Mrs. Phil Cason has offered would like to son, Clarence Presley, who has for example-could anything be i clinics such ,aa the one

season. I nate the ground for such a cottages and been with the armed forces in !I prettier than a foundation plantingof I here which is Just concluding a

The bola who will make up the ing which would furnish a rooms for Europe. The funeral will be at Fort the deep reds, and the green-and- successful series of typhoid Innocu-
rates, both whites, against the dull red brick
not only for meetings : Drum.
place and
team are Dozier Clements, Donald I lations; It collects, tabulates
the week, to the I wouldn't be hinting, would 111
Pearce and Billy Phillips, ends; Legion and community I As we go to press we learn that analyzes all reports of communicable
office on a (Look out for that In
Jack Jernigan, Elfia Harden andH. Mrs. Schulman served Ic; funeral services will be conductedat mote your diseases in the state, and also
and cake at the conclusion necessary If our Drum Sunday eye, my Baptist friends). collects data dis
J. Crouch, tackles; Jack Gardner the Fort cemetery on preventable
Euel Harden, Rallle Raulerson meeting.. I the tourist trade. afternoon at 1 o'clock. Elder 0. K. While we're taking examples, eases. It plans state-wide programs
the highway, et's take "Red" Evans' house
and Bill Williams, guards; Carter Sheffield will be In charge of the new of disease control, and works in
Conrath room to rent to out a ways north on roa'd 29 This
Manager services. conjunction with! national and even
Howell and Bill Hendry, center; I I
It bring Is ;
not of
only an example commodious ,
Gene Chandler, Robert Hayes, Curtis City Council to An up-to-date International organizations with the
| well-planned, sturdily constructed
Leitner, Mike Barber, Cecil Recreation Fa c il i i ) "Tourist HAVE \OC NOTICED THE barn objectDr.
( home but of
an example
Harden, Haynes Williams and I NEW TRASH CANST emphasized the need
be provided In andan '
sheer grit and determination,
backfield. for this or any other community to
Snooks Watford,
Manager L. V. Conrath, : .
example of how far a comparatively -
Coaches Perrin and Starling say Okeechobee Chamber of When Osie Raulerson moved outside (Continued on Page 3)
I ate in hav small turn of money can be -
the boys are all working hard and the city limits, his place on
appeared before the City hotel and made to stretch If .you mix it with. and we want you to do Okeechobee
he is unable to say now who will I sev'l the city council was taken by
Monday night and urged I but in hard work. The house Is of concrete proud. On that day, we are to have
the starting line-up for the blorise Thomas, whose first move I hand
compose 'of that body to consider
a good tourist block-stucco construction; every the honor of a staff photographer
but stated they would I was to place these new trash cans
opening game of shuffleboard and
ing near the high floor and roof beam ls reinforced a feature writer from that fine
furnish us with the name and i I in the park and other strategic points in the city
clean and com concrete; the inside partitins are .of paper, to record in picture and
ber of each of the players and num'l I tional facilities He also Do you know how to operate a
with good bed, the blocks, plastered; there U nota story our own Okeechobee. What
position he would play in time for that a shelter house be I I inviting surround rash: can? You grasp firmly in the two-by-four In the buildingeveryrafter neither medium can catch la the
next week's issue of the Okeechobee where such games as I left hand empty matchboxes
I I will any papers and stud Is two-by-six. In essential hig-heartednese of our
J. News. We also expect to have dominos and cards may be kleenexes, bills, cigarette
$200 single short, the house Is as nearly fire. people, their friendliness and cour
the name, number and position of by winter visitor during night- I packages, etc., etc which you may proof and hurricane-proof as any! age and spirit-Intangibles which
the Stuart players for that Issue I let season to get rid oi, You lift the lid
for someone tjlsh public building In.town. Everyone make the town we live In the town
Conrath pointed out "that a business of of the trash can with the right of the 2400 concrete blocks Red laid we love,

Miss Beth Burdeshaw cilities could be used by I tourist traffic Is hand. You place the left hand In the himself: ,' and It's a good job. He To have this picture in our minds

Accepts Position In Agers, and grown folks of various mouth of the can and deposit your has had some help' especially from and this poem in our hearts Is our

spring and summer prefer hotels, trash. You'replace the lid of the and feward No one
West Palm Beach his son-in-law, but the greater partof privilege our
tournaments could be motor courts, and trash can. You pat yourself on the the work he has ,done himself, can 'delineate it for Mlamlans or 4

Miss Beth Burdeshaw, who has tog some means of r to stop in guest back and go on about your business with very little previous. experience for readers of "Florida's, Most Complete

been an employee at the Okeechobee citizens. of accommodations If you are left-handed, there's no but plenty of Intestinal, fort} o Newspaper" anywhere. But to

County Bank for the past several He also suggested that here. law about reversing the position of: tude. The result is a house 'to be know It, to treasure it, to, experience

months, has accepted a posi- tion be given to offering a the banc .. proud of fora' lifetime, 'it, is to, love Okeechobee for.

tion with the Atlantic National number of lots free for the l Schulman have Easy as pie. Get the habit, and If you come to town September27th ever, and to come back to the town

Bank of West Palm Beach. She began of small homes by persons home here after hdp* keep the streets clean. wear your prettiest dress and from wanderings afar with a fresh

work in her new position as coming down from the ( in New York .' your sweetest smile You may 'getyour appreciation and a feeling of being

exchange teller on Thursday of this are interested In locating I Subscribe to The News ,picture' In -the Miami Herald, HOME.
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1945ODltrl'dtitbrc

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I I IT.nta ft. N 1H3 ft.. E 43 ft.. In See 20, Twp. NOTICE OK INTENTION TOHFI.L rhobee OP EVE1IOT.ADES DRAIN'
( [ Nl'fusl 11 and 12. Blk. 144 City ofOk..bobee 1)7 Uge. 33. LAND Lot 4, Elk 1, South Okee.bohee.I.ot AGE DISTIUCT
] NOTICE IS HEKEBV GIVEN S. lllk. 1, South Okee.bohee.I.ot and
Lot 10. Blk. 2, Southern Pine SID Loll 1 and S, Blk. 173, City of pursuant to Section 15 (1), 1, Blk. 8, South Oke< I Lot 4. and EH of Lot 5. Block 213, I Okeechohee 20H5S! Laws of Florida, Acts of tbat'l Lot 10 Blk 8, DavIs Addition. MI'SIOXEKI OKF.EC11O.
Oily of Okeechobee I Lot 18. Blk. 4. Base sID and Section II?. Chanter 1-1717. Lots 1 to 20 Inc.. Blk. 28, Northwest < BEE COUNTV FLOKIDA.
Published Every Friday ky the of Acts of 1U31 .. Addition. Ii, nor U. IIAULKUSON.
Okeechobe New Co., at Olietch..1 ill he offered for sale and it boat public cash oat.bid I' Lot 3. Blk. 174. City of Okeechobee hv Section 11 Chnpter. 20(.'!H, 1..",. of Lot 0, Blk. 8, Southern Place Addition Clerk of the Circuit Court,of
Okeechobee County, Florid cry for the highest ot'' Lot 4. Blk. 174. CIty of OkeechoheeI .Florida Arts of 11)41) antI also |>nr- Okoechohea County Florida,
bee, i subject to thu right of of the Board Drain.ititf 5. Jill 27. Northwest Add limit fo Sc'dlim 42. Chapter 20722, Lot 8, Blk FL Wright & Bass S-b. a* agent for mid Board.
C'inmlssloiter Everglades Lots 1. ft 3 and B to 20 Inc., Elk 17, Laws of Plorliln Act of 1941, u Lot 10, B'k. T. Okeecbobee Heights.!
BRYANT BOWDEN .. .. WltorEntered District" and/or Okoechubee Hoard of County.I'i'ntIji County, Southwest Add nmenilucl hv Sevllod liE Chapter 22071), I.ot 3, BU. 157, City of Okeechobm.Lnt By DORIS GARDNER.
( "ininlialoncra of Lot 4. Blk 17 Southwest Add.Lota :i Acti of 11)13. andSift Deputy Clerk
and all ulil. l.nw s of r'lorlda S and 6, Blk 30, City of Okee-
to rejoet any and IS to 20 Inc.,
1 to in Inc. Ion 44. Clmptcr, 20722. Laws otFlorida. chnliee.
a* geponit cTnn matter loll at the Courthouse, beirlniilnir at 10:00: Blk. 14. Southwest Add. Act nf 1141. us nmi-niled by Lot 0, Blk. 1S3, City of OkeechobeaLnts .. .......... .. ........
o'clock M. the 11th day of September ... ... ........
A. on : : :
1. 1014, at the Post Offlr In Okeecho for drainage Lilt 17. Blk H. $8"itthwe Add. Section 21. rim liter 220711:! I.nws of 1 and 2. lllk. ID South Okeerhohea : :":-: : : : : : :--: :-: : : : : :-- : : )
bee, Fla., under Act of MIr.8. 187 1041 I Lot 1 to 20 Inc.. Blk. 20. Boutbw..tI Klorhln Ail of 1IM3.( .: the fullonln
I nun' m uiiHtliin I and rood purpose ilescrlheil 1 limits, In Ukeechohpa County, ELECTRICAL WORK
will be reserved. I I will tin offered for sale at public out.
1.(;its 1 to 1S Inc.. Blk. 21, Southwest FI.'H.ln.. to wit :
SUBSCRIPTION RATE 110.\ 1tT! OK COMMISSIONERSoi :: A"". pry for tire highest and best cash? did
One Tear In advance . .. .12 00Six nItIll.AIJEll I: uuAi.NAIIi T'ta 10 and 20 Blk. 21. Southwest Dcirrlrtlonl.nt : xiiMcct to the rIght of the Ilonnl ofCommissioner
I'. Months In advance .. 1.00 I'; 1iI8'L'IIIC'i'flli.tIil AIIII. 1, Ilk 24 ('ltof Dkwchobee.Lot of HviTiflinli'S Uniln-
Month In advance ... ,75 anll I.. t 7. F.lk B*. City of Okeechobee 2, lilk U. >1ly I of Ukcechobuo. nan Plstrlct. and/or Hoard of CountyCiilmiinlssloiipra t.i P. EVANSHOUSE
Three of Okocchohee County
) OK COfXTY COM- I T.otlI/ and, 6, llk. 144, City of lit 4. Bib JICity of Okeecnobee and all bid, *,
MIXSIONTK: I OI-! OKKIXUO OkeechobeeTHl'STHES I Lois S ml 'I. lltk. 1.10: City of Okee- Florida 1 to reject any
RmtAIn notlcei In local .olnmn*. 10 BhlJ COUNTY, .'I.p It .". at the ('oiirthoiKo. 'beKlnnliiR At 10:00:
I of
rent a tine. Bute for ,lptl artvertiling .. B.I HOY H 1tAl'llm 11'I I or TnH INTEH- lila T N amid 0, lllk 23, SouthOk..I1..I" o'clock A. M. on the 15th daY
furnished on application Classified Clerk of the NAI. I IMIMtOVEMKNT FUND '.. Oitnbur 104V Ensi-ment for, unite WIRING
adrertlslnB' 2 e..nf. wieh word Clerk of the Circuit Court of OP TUB STATE (tie KI.OIl- Lot 1 and 2. Blk 22, South Okee- Coil reclninntlnn and road liumpuIsi'swill
Insertion All Hems reRartllno; enterprises Okocchobpe Coiintv 1.1'! ilrtnai : I ILt. clicilH'e. I bo resprTed. .,................. ....
rer condneted for profit are nirent for anld Hnitd I no111I OF1 COMMISSIONERSOP Loin a nnil 4, lllk. 22:!, South Okee HOAlin OP COMMISSIONERS .:..:..:-:-:..:..:..:..:..:..:--:. : : : : : : : : : : : )

chargeable _ill advertlilnir. rat. By DORIS OAUDNKU. EVEUOLADLS DUAIN. -.-
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-- Deputy Clerk: AGE DISTiUCTBv

Aflrertliilnj' Mill ire payable on tbll I II I UOII.. UAt'I.EnsOV, Agent I .'-.-.-.-..-.-.---------.-----.--.---.-___" ,-".
lot nf each month Partle unknown te -.- for Trnatee of the Inter- ,
publishers required to pay In advance. I nnl Improvement Fund .i"d ,
NOTICE for Board of Commissioner*

Legal Advertisementsxorirr Oki'echobee piiriuunt to IS'nunty Section IIEHEBY August Florida.0 GIVES of Ifllh Chapter 1043SoTICn thnt( of Florda Everglades. Ikeechobeo Drainage. county Dla.trlct. H The War Is Over ; .

OF INTFNTIOX TO 1,.".I.l I.awe of .Florida' Act 1037 NOTICE OF APPLICATION tOK I
lit'''. I.t'1)oitri known ai the MUIU'HY ACT, and In 1DEED
'; IS HEREBY filVEV that puraunnce of Chapter 20058. Law* of
the Lane of 1838
nrlila. Acta of 1U41. ai
15 < hunterioilM
pnmnant to Section ((1) >IS.TUICT .
: T nn-a of Florida Act of 1041. EVEIIOLADES DRAINAGE decrlhed Notice I.I hereby given that K. E. I I8trllo. I -
and Portion "7. Chanter 14717. Law ACT, the holder of Tax Certificate No.
nf Florida. Anti of 11)31 us amended land sItuated In EvergiatlesDrainage 0272:! Issued the Tib day of August I
by Section 11. Chapter SfWW. I.awt of Dlitrlct I In Okeechobee A. L*. 1133.) has filed same In my office :
Florida. Acta of 1041, and also pur- County Florllla11\ be offered for : ha made application\ for a I Now that World War II is let's all work to-
aiinnt to Sootlon 42. Chapter 20732.L : sole at public outcry for the hlgheatand \ Tax, Deed to he Ineued thereon. Said over
..I of Florlfla. Acts. lit 1M1.! iimn0e4 beat rash bid subject to tbe right. Certificate embrace the following described
hv Section 10.) Chapter 22079:! of the Truateea of the Internal Improvement property In the County of
Tawt of Florida. Acts nf 104!). and Fund and of tne Board of Okeechohee. State of Florida. to.""It I
Section 41. Chapter :20722.! laws of Commlmloneri of Everglade IiralnaireDlatrlct Lot 2, Blk. Ifl7. City of Okeechobee.The for and better Okeechobee and
Florida. Acts of 11-11.! an' amended br to reject any and all bid., assessment of said property gether a larger
Section 21 Chapter 52071V: t.awa ofFIortil. at the Courthouse beginning It 10:00: under laId Certificate 11I".d..u In
Aria of 1M1.! the followIngilisontheil o'clock A M. on the 17th day of Sep. the name of Maude Richard. .
both In Okeerhobee County, tember. 1043. Ai to all land outside Unless said Certificate shall be redeemed ,
Florida to-wlt: the corporate Ilmlta of any municipality according to law property Okeechobee We have natural ad-
Lota 7. S and 9. Block 3, Okeechobee ai of this date title to one- I described therein shall) be (old to the County. many
Lot 3, Blk. 1, Wright's First Addition bait of all petroleum and three fourth I htgbaxt bidder at the Conrthonia .
of other minerals will be reserved by door on the first Monday In the
W<4 of Lot 4 and B. Blk. 1. So.OVeechehee Trustee of the Internal Improvement month of October 1MV which U the
Fund; If land are within laid corporate I lat day of October, 1045. vantages in Okeechobee County and with the
Lots 14 to 19 Inc., Blk. 27, Northwest limits aa of this date the reservation Dated this 13th day of August. 1045.
Add applies but privilege to explore (SEAL) ROY K. RACI.ERSON.Clerk ,
Lota 1 and 2. Blk. 24 Conner'uBtoblsnils
will be conducted I
mine and develop Circuit Court of
Lot 12. Blk. 112. CIt, of Okeechobee on and under land. only with. I Okeechobee County, combined efforts of all of build bigger.
Lot 4. Blk. 2. Darin Add. the consent of the eurface owner.Raepinants Florida. us we can a
Lots 24 and 25. Blk. 42. City of for road right of way 200 A... 31, Sept. 7. 14. 21. 28-1943
OVechohee I feet wide will be reserved by laid
Lot 9. Blk 171, Cltr of Okeeehohee Truateea from any parcel through
Lot 8 to IT I DP.. Blk 4. Dam 3.D which there la an eztatlngr, state road I and better Okeechobee.Okeechobee
Lota 5 and 5. Blk. 103. City of I and easement for drainage and reclamation .
Okeechobee I and for road< pnrpoae* will be BRING YOUR t
Gov't. Lot 5 and B, In Sec. 19 T..pST. I reserved by the Board of Comml :
Rca 81 admen of Everglade Drainage 131,'
Lot IT B1k 4. Southern Pine SID trlct.Description. I .,
Lot 12. Blk 26 CUT of Okeechobee I Printing Needs
Lot 9 Blk. 8, So. Okeechohee !
Lot 11 and 12 Blk. 21. So. Okee.chobee .. lot d. Rlk. 213 (it, of OkeechoheeBo
177 ft. W of NE ('0' of 5EV
Lota 8 and 4. Blk. IffT, City of of NEV of NEi/4 run 8 1M ft W 87ft TOOkeechobee BankOFFICERS
Ofceechnbee .. N g1a05or" E 87 ft.. In Sec. 20. Twp. i County
Lot 1. Blk. 144 Cltv of OkeechoheeLota 37
2. 3. 4 and 7. Blk. 144 City of Be?. 310 ft. W of NE Cor of 5E<4nf News I
Okeeohobe SEll of ';F.4. run 8 IBS ft. W 108 II
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Okeechobee 37 Re,. 33. I C. H. McNULTY, President R. B. MESERVE, VlcPr. WILLA TOMLINSON,
Lot 10. Blk. 144 City of Okeecho. hog 132 ftV of NF'! Cor of !' E" N. 1UY CARROLL, Vlce-Fre.. and Cashier Assistant Cashier
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( of our boys and girls In uniform some jobs

I I i across the seas. Keep up their; morale at Chriitmaj. .
rr'C, time when thoughts of home really "bear down.

!1 'l Be sure they get their Christmas parcels ON TIME., AND ACCESSIBLE TO GOOD ROADS.

I ,t'I Here are some very Important regulations who

JJ .+ .,? senders will retpecti Mail packages between September I' -

.3 t) 15th and October 15th, 1945. Weight limit
,, _ I Is 5 pounds. Size limit 15 Inches long or 36 Inches I WILL SELL IN TRACTS OF 250 ACRES UP

combined I.ngth and girth. Wrap and seal pack ,

ri. -e4 ages securely. Pack tightly. Address legibly In Ink

..f"i' ?. or typewriting. Prepay postage In full Send money PRICES REASONABLE. .

S .A3ir v-) In postal money orders. Do not Include perlshabl;.,I III .

C _,> Intoxicants, Inflammables or poisons. Avoid Ire.a ;-,
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l. /fie days fa come Florida Motor Lint will/ have finer' coach. and ; .1 Leland C.

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IIII (Continued from PAge On 0 NOTICE H HEREBY GIVEN that Beg. 100 ft N of PB Tor of filW'4

i SOCIAL NEWS Convene October 2 uee and cooperate with the Stater.oard imrsnnnt' to Section 0 of Chapter of thence:\Eof.\ 'J24 SE ft.>4, thi-tie run W NRI.Y 20RT smug ft.

of Health not only In an haw. Laws of Flortilu. Acts of 1037: road K HWM ft, S L'.Ttll ft. E flnjj.s .,
Is known as the MURPHY ACT, and In mi ft.. iii I\P -.--_. emergency, when its usefulness I'lirsiianre of Chapter 2IHVW.: Laws of 111 and 20 Blk. T, Southwest
E:.:zsi:.:=:.:ES; :.:rz=:':=:.:ss :.: :.: A:': s:.: !i:.: ;;::;:' One Murder Trial' t.rrrnt but necessarily constricted, Klnrliln. ActD if inil. known us the. Adilltliin
iVKLAlR3:: !! ) PHAI.NAGK T>\*
Baptist W. M. S. MeetsAt G 0 Wallace, Mrs. Dorothy Mc.1 I but at all\ times, to prevent the TnifT ACT the following deserlliort BOARD nvKitnr.Aii OP COMMISSIOVFnSOP : DRAIN.
'laud iltiintP't In F.verttlmlcl UrnlnnerUlstrict
Cain, Mrs Merle Bartlett and .J. start of efldomlcs and to protect ) In OWehnhoa Oiiuntv, Kl"r- AtE DISTRICT
D'I of TItt'STKns' OK TilE INTEH-
Home of Mrs C. M. A. 0 Kanner
\oitliwocd.MISS Circuit Judge eipidally the young children from Mil will lie nfferoil for ante at public NAI. IMPROVEMENT FUND
Thad < mivr, for the highest nuil heat ensh .
Williams On TuesdayThe Stuart and those diseases to which they are bid l. sutijwr In thi rljht of the Trim- OP
Carlton of Fort Pierce, were here b're of tho Inlprnnl/ Improvi'tllc-nf, Fund IDA
MARY LEVA: WAI FORD I| particularly subject mill of the Ilnnnl i nf Ciiinnilsglnners' of By HOY It. KAL'I.EKRON. Agent
Tuesday morning and sounded the solid Informationwas MTjtlniln: 1 lirnlnnifp District In reject for 'Jmsteea' of the Internal. Im.
deal of
regular social and SI.VS KSCW StllOLARSIIII'FOR A great
monthly i I
Fund and for Board
'' Circuit Court. They drew our cool all Mils, nl Ihe Courthuuni, "pruvement
business meeting of the Baptist OKEECHOBEE COUNTY:: docket for I packed Into Dr. Hoffman's talk ",InnliiK nf 10'no) .n'elof A M. in thA of CiiliiinliHlnneni, of EvergludeiliriiltniK
.'a list of seventy names to serve on of lllh day of Oetulier 104.1, An to all Dlstrlet Okee hohe*
/ Woman's Missionary Society met --Information about "carriers" 'niuls imtHliln the corporate limits of County, Florida.
thi- Jury when court convenes on difference between ..inv inunli-lpslltv, ns of this date
Tuesday afternoon, September 11, Announcement was made this diseases, title to one bait of petrollum endthree
at the home of Mrs C, M. Williams. morning by Superintendent Carl October toxolds and anti-toxins new discoveries fourths nf other inliiernls will
I I The only case of Importance Is need '"inreiif, rveil li\ Trinitron of th, Inter Advertise in The NewsMalaria.
Mrs. G. C. Durrance gave an inspiring Durrance that Miss Mary Lena Watt In Immunization, the nol Improvement Fund: If lands an
devotional from the the ono against/ Jessie Lee I for special care now against the Importation within amid corporate limit as of
reading ford was the winner of the $100.00 '
who Is charged with first degree this dnte the reservation applies butprivllpga
4th chapter of John, scholarship to the Florida State from foreign countries of to explore mine and devel-
murder for the killing of Bertha "|lie will be conducted on and under
The election of officers for tho College for Women at Tallahassee their special diseases from lands only with Inn consent 11 of this
!May Johnson on January ,
free. lIe the surface owner. Easements for
Is relatively
new the most Important examinations for this country
year was In the competitive ''year. This will bo the third time r..ni1 rlirht of was 2IH feet wide' will
business of the afternoon. The officers this county. This scholarship I la { ended by recommending three !b,,' renervod In mild Trustees from
eli" has been tried for that offense insetting any unreel through which there Is an LIQUID for
for the new year are! President known as the Lewis Scholarship was tried the \ things which will be imperative I'lclmliiu alms road; and easement for
t. Mrs, L L. Raulerson;; lit The Senatorial Scholarship for the first time ihe I up a successful' public ilriiliinute' mid roelnmntlon and forrOA,1 MALARIALSYMPTOMS
for will be reserved by the 6 6
J jury stood eleven to ono ac- purposes : 6
vlce.prelldcnt, Mrs C. M. Williams; the Ninth Senatorial Diatrlut was health program In Okeechobee. II ,.aril, of C'lniinlinloncri of Everglades, Take directed
only as
qui. "I.! She Is out of jail on bond. I I'rnlnnifp
I 2nd vice-president, Mrs. J. T. Han won by Miss Flora Sumner of Vero ( First a well-eoulppod home for.1 Dlellrt- -
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cock; 3rd vice-president, Mrs. C. D. Beach. I\'!:wlnll Is tho list of the Jury the health departmentsomethingfar ;

t.. Harden; secretary, Mrs. Clyde Dur \ that wait diawni more elaborate and complete

ranee; treasurer, Mrs. R.E.. Padgett. Representative and Mrs W.J.. Oliver Stewart than the present small, cramped F
( I I ( 1
Hendry, Mrs. John Duncanson and Harold Conrad clinic rooms

A donation of $25.00 was made. tel Mrs. W, D. Shine 'Were visitors who F. E. Rambo t' Second, well-trained and well. ,

t the new Baptist Church In Falrbank, spent Sunday In Ocala where they Horace Davis paid personnel. I| Royal VictorySkatingRink

Alaska went to spend the day with rela Elmer Bass Third enough dollars and cents I
A delightful social hour was.enjoyed tives. Mr>, Shlnijiwho! has been the H. A. ProctorB. to"give human beings as good proentive

by the following: Mesdames guest of the Hendrys' for the past F. Leitner .,.' care as the cattle are given.

G, C. Durrance, J. E. Cone, D. 0. several weeks remained there for HfC.. Evans Dr. Hoffman spared no ones

Jernigan, Clyde Durrance, E. J- several days before going on to her Marie Williams feelings In his stralght-from-the-

Wilson, H M. Hancock, R. E. Ham' home In New Cannon, Conn. J. A. Whldden 1"""- shoulder talk, and he left the future -

rick, W. D'. Coker, S. J. Davis, F. F. E. H. GoodwinHewlett welfare of Okeechobee county

Burr, C. M, Williams, Carl Dur Neal Hough returned to his home Walker .' squarely up to the county's oflcers 125 South 5th St. Fort Pierce, Florida

rance, J. T. Hancock and Hubert here Saturday after spending last J. W. VlnsonM. and citizens, It was a thought- . -- -. ----
Harden week In Weems Hospital at Sebring. J. Henderson r provoking, honest, frank expositionof - --- -

F. H. Worth the entire health problem In

Mrs. E. M. Meserve Dick Dyer who with his family L. T. Mitchell his community. Open Every Evening from 7 to 10
Entertains Young made Okeechobee their home for R4 E. Nix'I One member was absent R( B.

many years was a visitor spending Nathan Zelmcnovitz Meserve, absent last week and EXCEPT MONDAY WHEN CLOSED

Group WednesdayHonoring Saturday afternoon and Sunday Buck Lawrence / *" without any valid excuse, according I ALL DAY

visiting friends here. Austin Pearce to the attendance chairman, wasgiven

the young people of H. R. Padgett the usual scolding by Mr.
I Okeechobee who will be leaving for Wilburn Lawson Is spending this Leroy Carver .y Raifsnider, whose admonitions and and Sunday Open From
college next week, Mrs. E. M :Me Saturday
work of art.
week In Miami and Jacksonville attending E, M' Meserve spankings are a

serve entertained at her home on to business Henry T. Bass, Sr. / j Guests were Clarence H. Ellis

Wednesday evening Tom Dixon and E. E. Lyon, Introduced by Chief 2:00: P. M.to5:00P.M.WEDNESDAY : .

The swimming pool was the Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe :Markham W. A. MarkhamJ. t Parkerson, L. V, Conrath, Lt. Dan

seen of races, games and stunts introduced Leo Green-
McCarthy, by
are expected to return to their H. Wynn f
from late in the afternoon until .' berger, and two Rotarians from Pa-
home here tomorrow after spend V. M. Llghtsey SPECIALLADIESHALF
dark, and the contestant brought
hokee, Tom Gartland and Tom
ing the summer In Georgia, Virginia Frank Padgett
1 heartv appetites with them fr sup Burns
and North Carolina. J L. !MorganJ.
per served on the porch. When no .> M Raulerson Program chairman for next week PRICE

one could eat another bite, more'games sJ will be W. J. lIendry.Subscribe
Judge Angus Sumner, well known Lawrence Smith .
and stunts kept everyone In ** '
\r attorney of Fort Pierce, was a Milton Thompson .
: ;. a gale of laughter for several
( visitor .spending some time in Okee J. A. Ming r. ." to The News
:, .!i. hours, and the evening ended with t .
chobee Tuesday attending to legal J. H. Tripp ,
'i.; informal dancing "Never had sot .
I '
I much fun In my life," was the invariable business Elbert Upthegrovo ., .... r
W. E. Godwin "
t .w ; parting remark of each *
I I Mrs Morris Barnett and little C. C. McCain .r
s4 guest. Jack Coker wen tt.r lion's'share ,
1 "; daughter, Carolyn, have returned to Fred Wilson
of prices given for iV various
their horn in Okeechobee after Pelham Evans
contest, and Trot M. I 0. Kent DENMARKSSPECIALS
pending a week In Brooksville.Mrs. J. D. HuntT (
won the :Musical Romance contest. r
T Coleman
Those enjoying this hilarious
Quillie Hazelief of Atlanta, I.: J. Swindal
good-by party were Betty Barber,
Ga., has returned to her home after W. C. DouglasJ. -'
Sylvia Snell, Jean Lee Raulerson,
pending several days In Okeecho- I A Underhill .
Betty Mason, Mildred Morgan, Perl- ,
lee Hunt Ellis Draughon, Joe Wolff,,, bee visiting friends and relatives. J. II. Parker.
Frank Reeves, Lauren. Reeve., Joe I C. J. Collins FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 15 TO 223PIECE

C. H Ellis, Division Manager for Oscar Leitner .
Clements, Jack Coker, Johnnie
tha; Florida Power & Light Corn- Alfred Watterson
Walker, Jack Paige, Tom Perrin, Ed
and E E. Lyons, both of M. G. Donaldson
Stalling, Mr and :Mrs. Mr 0. Kent,, pany (
West Palm Beach, were visitors 3.W. Potter ;
Mr and Mrs Clyde Durrance, Mr. > "
of this week In Archie Lamb, Jr.
pending Tuesday
and :Mrs. L. :M Raulerson, :Mr. and SUNTAN BEDROOM SUITE
Okeechobee. E.V.. Knight
Mrs. R. B. :Meserve, Mr. and :Mrs,
1 1L. Luther Davis .

V. Conrath, manager of the Henry HunterC.

.... Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce, C. HancockC. STEEL COIL SPRING

GILBERT left where yesterday he Is spending afternoon several for Miami days Billy. M. Stratton Williams FULL 55-LC. WEIGHTPflATTRESSALL 1 5 6 5 0

attending to business for that or. Floyd Thomas .

THEATRE ganization. N. E. :Mixon FOR r .. :;

:.:=s:.;===:.:s=:-.t: ==i x==g: ,, Jesse FlemingH.

I : Holmes Allen, of Miami, Deputy J. CrouchS.

Sunday and Monday : United States Marshal, left Mondayto Carlisle. C Waluion: u SOLID OAK PORCH GLIDERS WiTH CHAINS _. ...... .$24.95

KAY MILLAND; return to his home after spending Thomas

: hers fishing at the W. T. Watford
B.RB.R.RITTQ'l ten days Frank Daigneau OAK PORCH ROCKERS .. ..-................_.......____..--.. .-..-.$ 8.95
In Oke -Sinunee fish camp at the .

mouth of Kissimmee River. Before A. F. Raulerson
"Till We Meet

leaving he reserved a cottage and J. T. AldermanE. WHITE LAWN CHAIRS .-..--........ ._________......._..._.____..............$ 6.95

Again" boats for the week end beginning D. DavisW

SPECIAL- Friday, September 21, at which R. Upthegrove SOLID ALUMINUM FRAME PORCH CHAIRS.._._..............$19.95

"To the Shpres of time he will return for several

Iwo Jima" ." days 'more el fishing'i i; Mr Link's Brother 1 SOLID CEDAR CHEST-Just theThing for Children ..........._.._.$10.95
NEWS Dies In Bowling Green

NOVELTY 0. L. Raulerson returned to his Kentucky Last Friday FLOOR LAMPS-3 WAY ...._..... .......-..--..........-....-.._.........._..$19.95
S home hers the first of the week

tt from the Fort Pierce hospital Mrs. R E. -Link received news Solve that Extra Room Space with a KOLL.A WAY BED .._....26.50
where he underwent an operationfor <
Friday and Saturday last Friday of the death of her

4 Program"Stagecoach brother, William Newton Adams of EASY CHAIRS AND OTTMAN WITH SPRINGS .---...--.....-._.....$32.50
Double Feature Bowling Green
Francis Harlow and daughter
Mr. Adams was retired railroad I
to Miss Jean, and Mrs E( H. I engineer on a passenger train from PLATFORM ROCKERS WITH SPRINGS --........--.-_............$29.50
Montery"with Waiston of Pabokee, were visitors '
Bowling Green, Ky., to Paris, Tenn. '

pending{ friends.yesterday In Okeechob..1vliltlng He Is survived by his wife, one 2-PC. LIVING ROOM SUITES WITH SPRINGS$129.95

GENE AUTRY son, three daughters and three

"Sing Neighbor Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Kilpatrick announce grandchildren 3PC. MEXICAN HAND MADE PORCH SET ..-....--..._..--._..-$45.00
Funeral, followed by IntermentIn
the arrival of a baby girl
Bowling Green, took place Sat.
born at,the Fort Pierce hospital

. ENTERTAINERS Sunday morning She weighed 7 urday afternoon. 2-BURNER OIL HEATERS-We have them. Buy now they will be

ROY ACUFF'S SMOKEY MT. pounds and nine ounces and has scarce this winter. It won't be long now before we will have some


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COMEDY NEWS i. < (OoCo"OH#+ nently In Okeechobee. These lots
could be those that havt been taken
:, Radios.DENMARK'S
HOUSE WIRING over by the city for taxis and would

- thus be one way to get them backon
Coming Repair Work
Electrical 1
the tax list and bring new families
t "OUR CallHUDSON to the city. Persons offered

YOUNG AND GAY" lots would have to agree to build
"FRENCHMAN'S CiUER" homes of a minimum cost within a

"AND NOW TOMORROW" 202 certain period.Subscribe. OKEECHOBEE PHONE 115

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C. of C. Is Planning are In a, position to be Independent. after that Is up he wll go to Camp cers and non-commissioned officers I home community newspaper, over nand were met because' of that

Uncleanllness and dl.courteay'ean Standing where he will be reassign who led It In the greatest military came all difficulties It added to patriotic fervor Inspired by the war

send them on to other towns( The ed. ; campaigns of all time I the hours of labor) It called chil content of the home newspaper, not

Advertising And Chamber of Commerce will do its E. W. TIMBERLAKE, dren and oldsters, men and women, the least of which was the under.

part to build the tourist business to Mr, Ulmer Ezell has received a Brigadier General, USA.. Into the fields, that food might be written advertising. The treasury,

Publicity Program which this community Is entitled, letter from her brother, R. C, Newton CommandingImmeasurable produced.The with the help of the newspapers,

but the business men and citizens who li with the Marine In the result was food, and still did more than sell war bond

must do their share In serving Pacific In which he lay not to more food. A total never before through the underwritten advertising -

The Chamber of Commerce If visitors, and providing 'facilitiesfor lend him any Christmas package produced on American farms) never I It provided.Advertise .

planning an advertising and publicity I their comfort. i a* he expect to be home by that believed possible, even under the

campaign to attract visitor Okeechobee Is Ideally located for time, I By WRIGHT A PATTERSON best of conditions All food de. I in The News
overnight stops by visitors, being! In Publisher AuxiliaryThe I
and the city li considering the J I
shuffleboard i 160 to 76 miles from towns offering Private Ellis Lee Wilson (color. treasury department hM 1
building of and horse
accommodations and tourist trade I ed) will leave Sunday to return to made a commendable effort to mea '
shoe courts along with some improvement
has long been neglected In this city. sure the assistance given the '"
I the army hospital at Atlanta, Ga., II government t 1:1
of recreational facilitiesin SAYS SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
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Let us go after It and the commun- after spending thirty days here by the newspapers. Impressive
park.Everyone ity will be highly repaid. i with his father.. He lost both feet as the treasury statementis

realizes that housinghas when a B-29 crashed Into a truck I It tells only a part, and the lesser ;

been at a premium during the "Service Men that he was driving on Iwa Jimo on part, of the complete story. II | Despite Victory Used Fat

past several years but conditionswill the night of April 13. lie was driving i Promoting bond sales, Red Cross,

change gradually, and outside (Continued from Page One) a truck that was loaded with USO and other war activities with 'II 'I

money will be needed. Travelers not I was over there he was sent to the ammunition when the plane madea I underwritten advertising was a Saving Must Go On !I '
only spend money for lodging but Pacific going by way of the Panama forced landing and crashed Into commendable activity on the partof ;,,

patronize restaurants, service staff Canal. He stated In his letter his truck. Private Wilson was In the newspapers. The names of .

tlons, 'garages, gift shop, drugstores that lots of the boys were getting the fighting on Salpan Island in those contributing to such activities aI

etc. In dealing with touristsor out of the. service over there but addition to Iwa Jimo and laid It localized' each campaign, made of [ Every woman in America should know :1

winter visitors as they are more that he did not see much chance to was mighty hot In both places. It. a local project, backed and supported that our country continues 1

properly called, It must be remem- get out himself before Christmas While here he made application for by local people. The treasury t
bered that Is "selling the City license fully recognized that value. Itt re- ; serious fat shortage. And
one lie states that he Is getting along I Wednesday afternoon and !
'Okeechobee." f port announcing the lines and Inches to Japan won't solve the problem
of Be friendly to them fine but Is homesick. will marry Lizzie Wright tomorrow. I"I I II
and make every effort to supply the of such advertising provided a measure We
ately. must keep I
; on
of had
Information requested. If It cannotbe Staff Sergeant Lagrande Holmes Mr. and Mrs J. R. Rhoden have what the newspapers I I

given send them to the Chamberof who has spent the past eight years received from their ion, Pfc. Milton contributed. !, fats in our kitchens I t\ 'I'

Commerce where they will be with the Army In tho Panama Canal Rhoden, who was with the First There were values other than I "'"

given a welcome and the Informa- Zone, spent several days the Army in Europe a Certificate of bond sales, or Red Cross or USO
contributions, produced by that advertising If you have any thought that Don't let a single drop
tion furnished If possible. They will first of the week in Okeechobee "Commendation on Performance of laving used fats is of those
one of
used fats to waste
values Is
for which there go
be Impressed with the Interest Visiting his sisters, Mrs J. H. Duty in the Ardennes, Rhineland, ; wartime chores we can drop, Little trimming of fat left
no adequate method of Measurement
shown in their behalf. If the tour- Walker, Jr., and Mrs- Henry Walk. and Central European Campaign." now that Victory Is here, please plates, even the skimming of

ist trade I Is desired our citizens er, and his brother, Cecil Holmes The Certificate cites the various consider these facts and tell soups and gravies are important.

must cater to them. Visitors In cars He Is on ninety days' furlough and campagns and battles his outfit was The advertising, the war pictures them to your neighbors., It i* the consistent laying of
editorials and news of war activities these small amounts that counts.Don't .
In and has the
name, PFC. MILTON t
America still needs
created and maintained that
M. RHODEN printed in the centerof fats. turn in fats that
home front morale so essential to salvaged Not even at
can be reused!
the large certificate. But
the peak of our war effort,
victory. They sold the war to fat, such
Following Is the letter that accompanied I when fats were required for a*those rendered from
America. For example: We had to lamb and mutton, are not suitable .
the Certificates mountain of shells and bombs
feed our armies, our war workers, I for reuse. Put them Immediately
HEADQUARTERS 49TH ANTIAIRCRAFT !I and medicines, in addition to in the
YOUR TIRES SMOOTH ? all those on the home front, and, to salvage can.
; ARTILLERY BRIGADE the ever-present need for soap, And,with other fats,after you've
a large extent, our Allies. The farm needs for got all
APO 230 were our salvaging cooking good out of them,
was the factory of first consequence fat greater than now.Our stocks there 1 I. always a little left. No
15 May 1945 have been drained by four long matter how little it Is, lave it

Each week the community newspaper I years of war, and there isn't Your butcher will still give
,HAVE THEM RECAPPED IN ONE Subject: Commendation on Performance I
was received and read in the I enough on hand to meet all you 4c and 2 red points for every
of Duty In the Ardennes,, I requirements pound.you turn in. Save consistently
I Ii
farm home. It provided the inspira-
OF THE SOUTH'S FINEST PLANTS. Rhineland, and Central European save every drop you
Campaigns.To i I tion that kept that food factory the Don't let "Victory can -every day-until Uncle
ELEVEN YEARS EXPERIENCE. farm, working at far more than psychology" blind Sam say the job 1 I. done.
: Commanding Officer, 503rd
:: normal capacity despite a seven to this national
AAA AW Bn, APO 230 U. S
I ..
PROMPT SERVICE and BEST GRADE shortage of labor and an inability If housewives stop saving fats '"
1. The Commanding General 49th
j to secure needed machine equipment I now, the shortage will become
RUBBER AAA Brigade, takes great pleasure '
USED. PHONE 139, FORT I The youth of the farms were even more critical.
In. commending the officers and 0', Secretary ofAfrlcultunApproved
i fighting on the buttle fronts, but
PIERCE, FOR APPOINTMENT. men of the 663rd AAA AW Battalion -
\ the morale, the Intense patrioticenthusiasm by L'SDA and OPA. Paid jar by ["'Nllry,
for their outstanding drive,
I created and fed by then ,
purpose, and aggressiveness l .
the performance of all combat mis -

Humphries Tire & Retreading Co. none during the Ardennes, Rhine.
'- ,
: land and Central European Cam'palgns. '
t, .

2. Narrative I .! ,

a. The 563rd AAA AW Battalionwas

first committed In the tone of
action of the FIRST U. S. ARMY on

I 10 December 1944 in the defense of

vital Army Installations In the vicinity S !

I of Aywaille, Belgium When ,
i the German Counter Offensive of

I the Ardennes was launched on IS I I

December 1944, the Battalion was I 4rw? 'l .

immediately employed in both its I v s'I I 1' 1

ground and air defense role at
Stoumont Station, La Gleize, Wer- \

," vt bomont, and Aywaille, and was fora I

AND time the only defense bn routes 1e \ '

N-33 and N-15 until the arrival of I

elements of the 82nJ Airborne Dt-
vision I
b. The Battalion closely supported \ ti .

the attacks of the XVIII Air- I IIt

born Corps, which turned the "Ar 4
dennes Bulge" into the "Ardennes I

.. Bubble". On 8 February 1945, the I ..

'. Battalion was moved to the Roer -.-.. ,-r-- w-

River In support of elements of I II -.

.\ SERVICE I VII Corps, participated the// It I J'I
I with air and ground forces In '

I ',. port of this crossing, and on 9 i' ff3atft! MAN-MADE I'
March 1945 were rushed to the I
; Rhine to provide AAA defense of i The
drone of
I superforts over more vital interest in the
I the vital Remagen Bridges against preservation .
Japsi.! b' 'Jught fire and .
-' S'I concentrated suicidal attacks of the i J of our forest resources than

Luftdtffe. |I' to the cities and industries of have we of the South. Much of

I II c After the crossing of theRhtne our enemies...created chaos which economy is built our
around this important
the 563rd AAA AW Battalion \ -
; hastened their surrender.
i asset and
I was assigned to the mission of defending a large part of
I II America tonight, other fires will our
: income is derived
I the tactical C, P. of the j from that
I FIRST U S. ARMY, as well as vital ,I be set. They will be forest firessource..

._ .. ,. _. -- I 575 of them-which will New
-- --- advanced landing fields, deep in I destroy uses that have been dis

; u the heart of Germany, which were millions of trees. covered for this versatile material
being used to distribute gasoline I
tile Those trees would have been give promise of even larger de-
Itorrfwhere I sit..Iy Joe Marsh and oil to onrushing armored I

?s. q spearheads The termination of.I part of tomorrow's pulpwao'd and mands Tore this great added of the

'- hostilities found the 563rd AAA AW timber supply. But, because of South. the income

>" =' T"5* Mad Y Battalion well on the Road to Berlin thoughtlessness and carelessness now in prospect we must guard
Dogs 14 with the record that no objective this treasure. You
that wealth of material can contribute
\ defended by It had been dam- raw will
and Wagging Tongues : i aged by air attack be lost forever, to this by helping to prevent for.
est fires. Like
d. During the above accidents, "they
The county had a "mad dog" about our soldiers drinking too the Battalion had tg campaln'l No section of our country has a don't just happen."

e. care last week. Phoebe Token' much around Army camp ments, destroying 9 I ) t

spaniel bit the postman, and he Its Just not true, u the government bad 1* ground engagements, destroying .

:vowed that be was plenty mad found out and told us. a score of enemy armored r 0OR

about It :Milk and beer are among a 101.I vehicles and killing\ or capturing t

i Bat by the time the rumor got (Uer', favorite drinks-which U over 400 supermen while greatly .

around, it wasnt the postman why we have the best behaved facilitating the advance of assault
Who was mad, it was the dog. army In history. But those ugly Infantry
ndbeforeth.truthw..learDed, ,rumors are bound to hurt mo Bay mere
S. fighting instincts,
esprit *
half the kids ,in the neighborhood < rale and cause hard feeling. nlB ""* WAR BONDS
de and .
had missed school, while From 'where I sit waggingtongues corp. aggressivenes AIR LINE RAILWAY
of the oficers and men of -
their mothers nearly died 01 can came a heap more
the 563rd AAA AW Battalion during ,
right, trouble than mad dogs.
the most critical battles of the
Wagging tongue can cause a flu t I
trouble. Like '4 80e European Campaign, resounds to the
lot of "mad dog" II- m.M44
wagging tongues that gossipy lory of the Battalion as a whole, it Th Seaboard congratulate FlorUd
and reflect the leadership, high ,degree I \ ;\ upon 100 years of SwwHood end PropetnTH.

Ccp7ra 1941 U.w Swan Brmtn F ,, and tactical skill of the offi -