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: January 25, 1946
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
weekly[ former <1926-1945>]
semiweekly[ former <1981-1983>]
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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).
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Volume. _31-Number 31 _ Okeechobee, Florida, Friday, January 25, 1946 Price Five Cents


I POLLY ROSE BALFE IS FIRST WOMAN' TO QUALIFY FOR UNITED STATES SENATE SEATTallahassee The (State From Ta Democratic spa Tribune Executive)

--- I Committee yesterday dropped the

Jan 20 Polly Rose:1 J Denham Bird Former Mayor of Okeechobee Died in Miami Last SundayService word "white" from the definition ofa
Belle of Ft. Lauderdale became the: I Democrat, thereby clearing the

first woman in Florida to way for Negroes to vote In the Flor

qualify for the United States Sen Men On Way Clothing Collection Has Park Drug Store Taken I I The entire town was saddened ida Democratic primarIes In May.

ate here this week She enters the I Tuesday morning when At the same time the committee,
Back to OkeechobeeFrom Support of Labor Leadersof Over by New Owners : the news
race for the seat to be vacated by reached here that J. Denham Bird asset bled at the Hillsboro Hotel

Senator Charles 0. Andrews She I, Many Lands All Organizations I Improvements Promised had died in Miami on Sunday afternoon here, asked all counties to provide

will oppose former Governor Spes : lieutenant R E. McLaughlin, Jr., Iciiilcis. of the nations great labor I In a dial that was consumated Mr. Bird had gone from his separate polling place for white

surd L. Holland, who qualified Jan. ; arrived In Okeechobee Saturday and organizations have pledged utmost here last week Nathan Zelmenovitz home In Went Palm Beach to Miami voters and Negroes In the primaries

unry 7. i IM upending two weeks here with his support to. the Victory Clothing and Lennie Berger purchased the I Sunday morning to visit Mrs Bird I Florida Democrats were defined

Airs. Balfe II a former National Relief who In a patient at the Jackson as all voters registered as such who
mother, Airs R. E. McLaughlin, Sr. Collection for Overseas drug store that has operated here :

Democratic Committeewoman and Is Henry J. Kaiser, national chairman, for many years as the Park Drug Memorial Hospital when a heart at- I, "believe In the principle of the

publisher of Forlda's, Government" I tack struck him while In the hall of Democratic party and will support
Sfft Teddy Greenberger arrived In today notified Allen Markham, local Company. In the deal the new own

n biennial booklet listing all State' Okeechobee Monday afternoon after chairman of the drive. ers purchased the stock, furniture, the hospital and he died Immediate and vote for the nominees of the

officials and containing much other having been discharged from the llliam Green, president of the fixxtures and building and lot fromJ. ly I said party in the ensuing (November

data relative to Florida's g\ern I army last week. .. lIe served three American Federation' of Labor, raid 0. Wolff who hat operated it for Air Bird moved with his family I ) general election

mental procedure. I( year and three months in the army that 'although; a magnificent join the past twenty-three )'oara. fron, Jacksonville to Okeechobee The resolution allowing Negroes

"I realize that being a woman, 15 months of which time was spent was done In the Spring collectionby In announcing the change the new before World War 1 and lived here to qualify as Democrats, which drew

acme of the politic! 4ns will take my i overseas In the Pacific lIe was which twenty-five million people owners stated they would enlargethe until 1933 when he moved to West only a few "No's" from the 100.odd

candidacy lightlyiro.. Balfe said 1. 'wounded In the fighting on Lejte, overseas were clothed, the dire needIn stock and add a number of new Palm Beach where he became Deputy state committee riei .bers, pointed to(

However, women have proved during : Philippine Islands: and spent several this war-devaatated world la lines Including jewelry to the large I Collector of Internal Revenue, decisions of the U S. and Florida

i the last four terrible years that months In a hospital. lie landed at greater than ever. AFL men and stoik of merchandise that Is now on which place he held until his death Supreme Courts which left the state

they are qualified to step Into front I San Pedro, Calif., January 11, and women may be counted upon to contribute ban,I. They also state that the I lie was mayor of Okeechobee 14 committee no alternative The resoution -

ranka In any line of endeavor they was sent from there to Camp Bland- generously in thla present building would be remodeled as soon years and resigned that place when said'Whereas:

wish to enter. Ing where he received his discharge effort to save lives now endangeredby as material was available. he moved to Neat Palm Beach. the Supreme Court of

lack of adequate clothing Air Berger, who will be the manager John Denham Bird was born In I the United States has ruled that
I "I wilt not be the first
woman Far! Pearce has returned to his Philip Murray, president of the Is a pharmacist, but they are :Alonticello, Fla, 60 years ago, and Negroes are entitled to participateIn
to have served In the United States
home In Okeechobee after many Congress of Industrial Organizations exporting another one shortly who while a young man moved to Jacksonville primary elections In the state of
3enat. Others before haven
Me months In the army moot of which In his endorsement of the hu will do the prescription work and where he was associated Texas, and y,
'ad notable records I believe Ian
was spent overseas He was in some manitarian project, acclaimed the the store will remain open from 8 with the Atlantic National Bank of Whereas the laws governing prl- t
serve fully as well as they. that until he moved Okee- I nary elections In the state of Flor.
of the fighting In Europe taking Victory Collection as nn opportunity n. m. until Opm. every day except place to
She said entry In the race had I 'chobee. : ida arc similar to those of the *
and then it will be state
Sunday open
I part (In the battle to break the Selg- to help the newly liberated peo .
Keen' "In my mind ever since the Besides his wife who Is critically lof Texas and'Whereas
from until 6pm ,
fried Line. Later he wont on with ple to freedom by providing clothIng ,
lion Charles O Andrews announcedthat ill in Miami, he Is survived two the Supreme Court of
is by
the Army of Occupation and was : for their physical needs "Such Mr. Berger practically a newcomer
because of his falling!: health he to Okeechobee, having Just aughtcrs, Airs. F. Peter Clements the state of Florida has ruled that
stationed at Duesldorf, Germany, participation will once again Illustrate
would be unable to campaign! I where ho remained until he started the desire o* the working men been released from the army wherehe of Coral Gables! and Airs: Claude Negroes are entitled to piirtlcipato

"I regret the Inability of Senator and of served as a captain in the chemical IL W'olfe of Orlando, and one son, In primary elections In such state;
Ii for home women this country to cement
Andrews to make the race I believe I the warfare division, but Is thor John Denham Bird, Jr.. of Cocoa. "Now therefore be It resolved that
I fraternal bonds between
firmly that he has been a ca- and ousrhly familiar with drug store Due to the critical Illness of Mrs the county commissioners In the
i Pearl Harbor T II.-John Drau them the working men andwomen
pnble and loyal representative df "' work, as he was employed) !III that Bird and also the illness of :Airs several counties of the state of
ghon, Okeechobee Fla, la one of :9! ::2 all over the world, said
all Florida entered tho Wolfe. definite funeral arrangements Florida be, and
capacity before he army. no they are hereby requested -
I' high-polnt Navy veterans whom the Mr. Murra)".
Before I derided to announce Zelmenovitz has bee have been made, but the to provide separate voting
my Navy Is returning to the States for A. F. Whitney, president of the Air: a resident
funeral will be held at Orlando, theme places for such Negro citizens who
I made
cnndldacj a trip covering discharge aboard the IT.S S. St. Brotherhood of railroad Trainmen of Okeechobee since 1925 and

the entire state and) talked to Flor./j/; Louis, a light cruiser of the Magic ,declared : is at present engaged in the cattle to be announced later. qualify as members of the Demo-

dians from every walk of lifo Their!j Carpet fleet. This hlp left Guam, "Our experience In the first cloth. business on a large scale, and own, i i.oIi"rJ.le1 cratic party and entitled to participate

deriders lmln. tktrrfnrf, f I f/ardlf Jt.1d i"- '" -i other properly l Fibre Plant Company to in the. primary elections to la
/ vcn ass '
January {,,* ?..i'iJj1f.,7'lt; & .q.r .: ,2V We; ? ? .
inallfled to enter the race Ho has been successful h..cre'l Okeechobee SitesIn held In May, 1946."
\ rive In San' Francisco about January American people 'are deeply cone a very Inspect

"Due to my norvlce when National 23.The clous of the tragic suffering of the mess man since coming to the Near Future The meeting was a homecomingfor

Committeewoman for the Stateof \ U.S.S. St. Louis is participating people overseas, and will respond bee. . I many of the state's best known
u the Chamber of
task Mr. Wolff, who Is retiring from Word received by political" figures Ex-Gov. Cone, exGov -
Florida I came to know exceed- In the Navy's peacetime I generously to this new appeal for
Commerce is to the effect that the Holland, Railroad Commissioner
business after twenty-three -
nelv: well, nanv of the foremost of returning service veterans from lothing You may be sure that the :
but will owners of the Wootton Fibre Com- Carter, Fuller Warren, former
has definite plans
\ By January years no
statesmen rtt our time. This speaking the Pacific for discharge Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmenwill
make this his home.Woman's pany will visit Okeechobee within gubernatorial candidate, Attorney
of ontlnue to
acquaintance with our national 1, 19-16, over sixty per cent be more than willing to particIpate I
I the next few days for the purpose General Watson, Mrs Polly Rose
lenders will redound to the benefit all men In uniform overseas at the in this vital campaign"
of inspection of sites for their proposed Balfe, former national Democratic
of I of the war had reached the of
our great State"Mrs I end Society
John L Lewis, president of the plantAccording. '
committee woman and now opposing
of the :llaglcI
Balfe said that she would States: aboard ships United :Mine Workers of America, 'Christian Service to statement by Secretary
fleetChurches. Holland In a race for the U. S,
outline her platform at a later date. I Carpet" declared, "The International Executive Has Regular MeetingWhen R. B Meserve, who made per I Senate and many other veterans

Other announced candidate for An . Board of the United !Mine aonal call at the Wootton manufacturing -
I the Woman s Society of of the political wars were present
Irews' seat are William A. Bennett of Christ, Workers of America has voted Its plant In Jacksonville ,It Is spoke.
Christian Service held Its first and
St. Petersburg end Don A. Searle I i Scientist To Study"Truth" full approval of the Victory ClothIng the Intention to transfer the complete -
meeting of 1946 Tuesday afternoon, The committee set at two percent
of Hollywood, but to date they have I Next SundayTruth' Collection We are requestingour operation to this new location I
Jan. 22, "A Charge To Keep" was of one year's salary of the office
failed to qualify membership to give every possible This organization at present em-
is the subject of the lesson used as the opening hymn sought the party fee to .bs paid to
support to this most worthy fifty-five people.
Installation the state committee Demo-
-scriron which will be rend In cause" Preceding an Impressive any
Fine Arts Club crat seeking state office-an office
thru of officers the pastor gave a
Churches of Christ, Scientist, The good man has absolute good,
beautiful and inspiring devotional requiring that votes be cast In two
Mrs R. E. Link and :Mrs Bryant out the world on Sundaj January which like fire, turns everything to
Seventh Day AdventistThe based upon the 12th chapter of or more counties, The first primary
Bowden were Jojint hostesses at the' 27 Its own nature, so that you cannotdo
will be May 7 and the second May
meeting of the Fine Arts Club hell The Golden Text Is: "The LordIs Seventh.daydventist church Ron ans. him any harm.-Emerson. I

Wednesday afternoon of last weekat good; his nercy Is everlasting; of Okeechobee together with all Early In the afternoon the three 28
drawn circles under the Jead- Fred T. Saussy, Jr, and Airs Martha -
the latter s home and his truth endureth to all generations other churches of like faith are newly In this world. It Is not what we I
of Mrs p. P. Evans, Airs W. Van Patten, members of the
Mrs. H. H. Raulerson read a paper (Ps 100:51. launching their annual "Ingathering ership take up, but what we give up, that
A. Lawson and :Airs 11. H Raulerson tate committee, represented Hills-
entitled "1945 Retrospective". A Among the citations which com campaign makes us rich.-H. W. Beecher.
Is the fol. met for organization end pl8fe borough county at the meeting. At.
salad course and coffee was sened price the -sermon Thla annunl Ingathering Is for
discussed for the ensuing year torney General Watson, speaking
the Bible Becaus
to the following members and lowing from schools
the of hospitals, ,
support the regular business session for Mayor Hixon, made the address
During Its members
of the
guestsi I will\ publish the name women among
missions stations and clinics
operated of the of welcome.
Mrs. W'. E. Boemer Mrs Merle Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our by the denomination all over an Interesting resume Speakers Included Mrs. Nell Al-

Bartlett, Mrs. E. H. Hunt :Mrs I God He Is the Rock his work I Is the world past jears accomplishments was ford of Jacksonville\ national committeewoman Resolutions adopted by the committee .

Ralph Davis, :Mrs Carl T. Durrance, perfect; for all his ways are Judge given and hopes expressed for the from Florida, and Gee promised President Truman

Mrs. T W. Conely, Jr., Mrs. R B. ment: a God of truth and without In addition to funds for supportof new year. S. Okell, Miami, president of the unanimous cooperation I In the
Meserve, Mrs Nathan Zelmenovitz, Iniquity, Just and right Is he" (Days Its Institutions, Seventh day Adentists Mrs. Lawson and other membersof Young Democratic Clubs of Florida struggle in which this nation now U +

Mrs. J. :M. Roe, Mrs J. II. McCranle, 32:3: 4). I \ are seeking funds for repair the Crozier Circle were hostesse T. W. Conely, Jr, of Okeechobee, Involved"; and approved plans for

Mrs: John McNeill and guest, :Mrs. The lesson.sermon also Include of properties In the war cones for the social hour during which chairman of the state committee Jackson Day dinners to raise funds
the which Is expected to cost $15,000,000' dainty refreshments were sierved for the March 23 with 25
luelle Dame of Homervllle, Ga., the following passage from presided. party on ,
Mrs. Clifford R. Boyles and mother Christian Science textbook, 'Set Organized In 1863 with 3,500 members . Others present: Mrs W. R. Howell During the morning session addresses percent of the revenues earmarked

Airs II H Raulerson and Mrs. Annie ence and Health with Key to the the denomination now has 9,. Mrs. II A. Proctor, Mrs, W. L by Holland l and Cone key- for the state party treasury

:McKlnnonP .1 Scriptures' by Mary Baker Eddy: 351 churches with total membership Burgess, Mrs F, W. Zander, Mrs. D. noted the meeting Warren raised his voice In protest .

"In Science, Truth II divine, and of 557,768 It conducts 184 W. Cannel, Mrs. Cora Peters, Mrs Cone suggested that the committee against the "discrimination"

i the Infinite God can have no un health Institutions, 3,401 schools, 61 J. A. McNeill, Mrs. Bryant Bowden, appoint a group to check, on per against Democratic women In filling
S. Rogers, who has been oper.1 Mrs E. II Hunt,
sawmill | likeness. Did God, Truth, creater publishing houses and printing Mrs R. E. formances of Florida Congressmen appointive jobs of state and county,
sting a near Lakeland focome F.
fountain send plants has sent out 5029 missionaries Mrs. C. II. Parkerson, Mrs C. there to
error No'! Doth a Congressmen vp ought "One of the crying needs of the
time past, has made severalcalls !1 Mrs. D. R McNeil!.
In this area during the last t forth at the same place sweet water sine 1900 and averages 114 Jenkins. _and be looking after this great govern- party In this state," he said, Ms to

few weeks and now states that arrangements and bitter" God being everywhere missionaries In service each year i/ent instead of looking after themselves give proper representation to the

are nearly complete foi r' and inclusive, how can He bes Mrs. Mary Schulman and Mrs J. ," he aald women They have been shamefully,

the opening of a mill here. It I i absent or suggest the absence of M. R. Llghtsey, who suffered a T. Hancock were visitors spending Members of the state and county disgracefully and aln.ost reprehen-

planned to locate the mill in the omnipresence and omnipotence?" (p. stroke of paralysis last week, i Is several dayi the first of the week Democratic committees will be sloe lively discriminated against"

vicinity of the Live SlSock Market:. I 287! 10.15). slowly Improving at the Fort Pierce In Tampa. ted in the first May primary, and Warren Insisted that the State

Mr. Rogers states that the mill I hospital where he was carried following I the state committee will meet againIn I Board of Control which directs state

will employ about eighteen people. I Subscribe to The News the Jtrok Advertise In The News June to reorganize. schools, should have one or more




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S.: -Chamber Com nerce I feeling; supply) ; credit, ;;Is The Chairman In his statement I

contemplated by S. 1592 It can expressed gratitude for "the sup
Wants Government
ProblemFrom I be solved only by Industry and by port given so freely to me over theyears I
Lay Off Housing community action by thousands of Florida
designed to speedup
a recent research made by I the production of building materials friends" He added "The hclrme

the United States Chamber of Com- I I and houses and to lower friends" lit added "The rich men1'1 NOTICE '

mere., this made by telegraph toI costs ory of those associations

every Chamber In the country an The home building Industry Is an main as a priceless reward of pub I

answer has come from the U. S outstanding example of small business lie service I

Chamber which analyses the pond In action It Is comprised of i The Registration BOOkS for the following Districts and
ing bill now before the Senate I hundreds of thousands of contract. : Only Three Unemployed I II
being Senate Bill No 1W2 and better ors builders, suppliers professionalfirms
and I Payments of unemployed compen I places will open on Monday, February, 1946, and will ,
answered by the Chamber pamphlet lending Institutions They .
nation in Okeechobee County amounted
entitled Housing and Urban have their roots deep In the com and made on Monday, March 4, 1946.
to $2860 were
Redevelopment The following taken munity life of this country ant
from this pamphlet indicates they have done a good job. For ex- to three persons all female duringthe :
II week ending January 11, Carl
that free private enterprise Is the an'pie, figures of the United States
To : Bureau of Labor Statistics show D. Smith Chairman of tho F'Iorldl11 District No. 1 -
that the average cost of one-famllv I Industrial, Commission, reported I Post Office, Fort Drum, Florida
What 14 the Housing
dwellings! erected has declined almost Throughout the state compensation ,
Review of the fact Just stated Increased from for the I II
I I I 111873
ftsndlly during the last 1% District No. 2Residence
properly leads ut to considerationof I previous week to $Ul, 70 and the I .
prewar years falling from 11503) In I
III I the American Mrs. Lorena Bassinger Florida
What ,
the question- Thompson, ,
number of claimants paid from 6980 I
1021.:: : to ?J22:: ? In 1035 and to $3;
housing poblcm (lion In 1910 to 7,833 I

An acute housing shortage In The Federal Government can play I In most counties unemployment I District No. 3Residence- ,

pwtlenltv every city In the country! Its most effective role by encouraging was chiefly among former workers I Mrs. Earnest Hilliard, State Hwy. No. 29
result* from nec 'sau' restrictionson and clearing the way for this In the shipbuilding and construction 4 .

constriction during the war per, decentralized Industry and commune trades I District No. 4 -
led, from a rapid Increase In marriages ,t\' action. Unemployed persons In this county -
Park Pharmacy Okeechobee Florida
and the fart that reconversion! to whom payments were mad,. t

not yet has reached the sttpre nt Matthews to Retire from were! classified as process laborer
District No.
which houses can he produced Involu" two; dispatcher one. 5Residence-

Then there In. an always, Railroad Commission: I Mr. C. N. Stratton, Upthegrove Beach, Fla.
Want His Jobfallnhassee
the group of Individual" with very Many Laboratory Workers

low Income whose housing cond tl, Jan 20.-A qualify. I District No. 6Residence-
one creatly could be Improved Yet inn rush by several candidates was Several opportunities for perm. Mr. Bob Florida
anent employment In laboratorywork Lightsey, Eagle Bay,
It li difficult for many of us to toe touched off by the announcementfrom
anything! In the to-called housing Chairman Eugene S. Matthewsof with the Florida State Board
of Health now exist for Florida residents District No. 7Wisteria -
problem which cannot be cared for the Florida Railroad Commission I

by private enterprise and prlvnteproduction : that he will not be a candidate tosucceed according to an announce Okeechobee, Florida
ment from the Merit Office
: System
himself In this Spring'sprimaries I
In Gainesville Recent college graduates
A widespread" fallacy of much current I

thinking about housing arises The veteran chairman will retireat with majors In bacteriology Each week day from 9 A. M. until 12 Noon, and from 2 P. M. .
chemistry biology
from the mistaken conception that the end of 23 years on the Commission with special or training: and or experienceIn persons until 5 P. M., and until 9 P. M. one night ench week. "
new accomodationa must be pro he declared a statement
vided for particular groups: ) such Issued here Jerry W Carter other laboratory work, are needed for I
at low-Income persons New houses member of the Commission whose positions as bacteriologists serologIsts The Registration Books will open in my office in the CourtHouse

should! be provided for all families term ends this year will run for reelection and chemists Recent high on Monday, March 4, 1946, and will close on Saturday,

who lire willing and able to pay for I but Is not expected to have school graduates who are InterestedIn April 20, 1946.
being trained laboratory tech
: as
them When new housing Is con opposition) )

ttructed. the occupants vacate less Matthews said he and Mrs. Matthews I nlclans are also needed. Hours open, from 9 a. m. until 12 Noon and from 2 P. M. until .
I The main laboratory of the State
expensive quarters which In turn will live in Starke, where he 5 P. M. except Sundays.
I Board of Health Is located in Jacksonville ,
are available to another group and owned the Bradford County Telegraph
and branch laboratories
thus the process of shifting occu for many jears He began 60 I
I '
maintained In Pensacola, Tallahassee -
fancy extends throughout the income I years of public life on the Starke Signed : W. B. HARGRAVES
Tampa and Miami
scale until only the poorest! Town Council, was elected to the
housing remains unoccupied. The I Legislatures of 1905 1907 1911 and For full Information write Merit Supervisor of Registration,
System Supervisor, Florida StateBoard
quickest and most economical way 111123.! and In 1934 was appointed to Okeechobee County,
of Health and Crippled Child
to meet housing needs Is to leave the Railroad Commission when one Okeechobee Florida
ren's Commission, 201 Professional ,
private enterprise free to build for o' the members died. He took a
Building Gainesville.ELECTRICAL. January 21, 1946
the demand whenever It may appear prominent part in establishing the

the The critical problem which faces Florida, in preferential system of highways ..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:."..) I I,
building industry now and will creating the state colleges'
Sl.StI ,
for some years to come Ie a problem under the Buckman Act and in .. I., ?
WORK \ '
of production and eo.ot.. 1929 while a member of the Commission

Th s problem cannot be solved by in advising the LegislatureIn

lei. -lation directed primarily af sitting up the Motor Carrier \ct
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:'I' 11 1 ,Y --\1. attention of Colleges Separate and Junior Secondary department.Schools.All\ Individual branches t\ CHIROPODIST 1 Li To Property Owners of Okeechobee County: ::

.",,i of alh Il.t"'a. Reach recreation center. Aviation I I Put Your Feet In My Hands
!"' training available All InclusUe rate. A limited
111 number of enrollment. will be accepted for period 204 Sunrise Theatre Bldg. 1- !
,, commencing In Januar>. For further Informationaddress Phone 782 Fort Pierce FI > I will! be at the following places for the purpose of assessing

-- -Colalter n Mendels. President taxes, both real and personal, and the receiving of tax: returns; ;;;

Florida Military ,Academy St. Petersburg Fla and applications for homestead exemption.

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COOPERATIONbetween =m Precinct No. 2 ...._......_mmnuh ____ January 22 at Raulerson Store
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Your Bank and its Customers is Potters

always uppermost in our dealings with the -= Precinct No. 3 _.....om.m_.___..._ January 23 at W.' E. Arnolds

people in Okeechobee County. I

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Handling money problems is our business. 8 Precinct No. 5 ._....__...._._...... ._ January 24 at Upthegroves Store

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Precinct No. 6 ...u.mmhu___.._____, January 25 at J. W. Scott
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Okeechobee Bank No. 4 ._...... Jan.OkeechobeePrecinct 2 to April 1 at. my office in Court House I
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@ltcCdtOhcc 'NtttL3 Flower Show at StateFair h.. roop.,1 I'"' .,,,1,1 1..".'...." 'rolll Cnnntv .
nnv parcel thinnirh which there I I. ana HP pin n In ir nt the n. K, Corner
is Tampa to Be I .'1"1' itnlri..?,1'I II i1 I 9e". "loll I fur nf limt No 21 of the r.nyto Tlnvsurvev I Just received a fewj
I 'Irnlnnim null' renlnmnilnn' and, for oa nv-orili-il. In Pint Itnnk
Published Largest Ever mini P'rI'OI'111\ he rcs/-Ti>il br the 1. face. .'11. I'npord-i' of Olccephnhee.
Every Friday by the IVmrd of Cuminlsslonors of Evergladesi (fount foil-In! : and run thencea.
Okeechobee News Co., at Ok.echo- Tampa, Jan. 22.-The large flower \ ..,.Ine... nl.trlrt.nr.rrlnnon Q*) diirrpis 011< men H' n-fl fl feet j Even-Air Circulating Oil HeatersPerfect
bee, Okeechobe County, Florida I I tliIIP..* a. S< dr0rrn. 4rt min. W.
show ewr hold In Florida occupying I, Int t. nik 100.) City of Okopi-hn- 10714 ft t1.r.111-.* V 1111 ell "WS Srtmln I
I W aci 1 ft, th--iip \. 27! .1iirnis -
. . . . nearly 35,000 feet of ho"J' neat fumes
BRYANT BOWDEN Editor square i" \IIl' or fOM\tt<.ixtoM"nop .V ml H 9'14 f In I'nlnt no burns with Keroseneor
floor space in the largest exhibition rvnoT 1fI.a 'HI \IOF. \. nf Tti<.->Inlt I.?.'. IllnlllllllC 0.10
Entered ss second pine matter July \ nuTKicTvvi m-ron l" tpi'tliinit a nml n17i Township Fuel Oil. We install if you wish.HUMPHRIES .
1. 1014 at the Post Office In Okeerho- I lulling 1 : on an American fair TI1IQTFFC 0''T'IT'" I""n-n' .I1" L nth: 'iini'e; ::, ,!.
bee Fla.. under Act of Mar 8, 1W8. will held at the FlorldnSt fMvuovnMrvT FIND TII"< ""'1"1' to !I'fHT 'Ouch In 1
grounds be np TUP: !IT 1'1'1':: 0" 1"1.0" : .onlnn! a Ith Sp'-tliiMs S'lltJ! : nnd TIRE & APPLIANCE CO.
SUBSCRIPTION RATE te Far Feb. 5 to 18, P. T. Strio- intirnlnnirc. SITin: Klnililn Otntnti-s T>MTIIF

One Tear advance . . . . .$2.00 der, general manager repotted ny MAllEL for Tr,1.lee P...R.1t'iERSON ethe In'erna', Agent In::. I t't'1CIIAsll! : I.l to pay thendrer'Ining Phone 139 Ft. Pierce, Florida

Six Months In advance . . . . 1.00 ''',' .....e.", lfn.' t ...1 rnr r .hl : ' east >F INTERNAT.fl1T'I'Ct"1lEN'f .
1'IlE 'Ita"Kay i
Three Months In advance . . ..75Adverttalnr Tim huge fireproof building, used "f "mml..ln" nt I"v"n" Ip. .
h9'NirnCarve: the
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n".-r1irnntv Okrenhohre .. ..... _!l... ,... "" '._ -
as a barracks by the army during rlirht r r,'lei t nn' and nil hiIn
Mill ors payable on the Florida.w.Tcg IIn lT! >ii: i.r the riil-Hn, of the
let of each month. Parties unknown to | the war period was the first to be tnl'r'i,, Mo'ii". ?ini-iit Find.i, f the [a.--- -_ ,.....&
publishers required! to pay In advance. Association : OF IMTVTIOX TO Stnli ,if I"el'n" ,
tinned back to the Fair oral, 'vn
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I Mil. \ii: r i \11 \vr.iBUBBLES
| hv the Kovurnn-cnt and was the first! ,,,vOTiriTl. i.i.f: in|'" "Oii-tlnti, ,lllinv:: 13 ITVRV ll> t'hnn'or that I . lie' rl'llirt'r9'C.tl'1' '

lu made ready for the February 50IW. pews of Plnrliln Ale of Cult ,
to . Ir c I' In1'finial. \ ''''
I v', .Hon, 1\7 (' ,n.r 1'T17' r.nw* .,. I J rind] CEMENTBlocks
GILBERTTHEATRE -xpoaltion i.-f "lofMn Actf 1fl11, n. nmon.l.ll l
and I ,- "ftlnn 11. rhnnter sniri*. l.e\'O of
Professional florists nurser- F' i.li \..'. .f mi and oleo i.itri. I
.. i i 'S nave already planted their die i. . 'P ctthit 42 flint-tur "07wf

1 : :. ;!S :.: ;;;; :.:=-- :.: '::=: : pluys and plant are under pressure .,1. Y'.I f I l.>P'nrliln' "..ci'nn .10'1"10 ('hn.of.'1911''!r ".ion-no,) SEZ-
I or 1"1.1. .'d. .d 1013 it. ..1lii'iloii
growth to bring them to maturity "V Chapter 2i72I( Lowe nf II
One of the '",,Hln *fN nf 1IVI1 nil nfnplr'i>.1 hill '
Sunday and
Monday during the fair period. 1
I !I',- I si. "hunter 82071.! Tows of I
JAN. 27-28 I largest displays will bo mad by I Flo?, o' i 1.15 I.?.,,,,,,'In 'okeephnljee'I'|1 the fol'n."1i 1-" .
Tampa Municipal Nurserlei under |.'l",,,,in ,,. ..it-
RANDOLPH SCOTT direction of Den Sanborn, park I J.'Ht 7 In 12 fur. Hlk. 01 ntof
the I
RUTH 'UICK l I '. "uhohrcT We are. now manufacturing Cement Blocks
superintentii'iit. "tn 1 to +.Ine. "''k. S.I.: Snntli Ok '"
In"CHINA r .h.lpp a* our ptant in Okeechobee and can furnish the
Director of the bIt floral show
Lot T rrrept S n ft. Blk] II Ttlrcrslilo
t SKY will again be Mrs. Russell Thompson Pnrk Wltlon, e eS \ r orle of this county with any amount they
T.otn 1 and :2 nik. 1. Tlenrrrynnrlane
whose mother, the late Mr*. T. 11m! 11II desire.
alsoMUSICAL I of OlronehohOBr
lot 11. I'lk 3(1 ritT
D. Watlle, supervised the show for ale 4 nod n, nik 1':. Wright *: ,
.. and NEWS I nearly a quarter of a century beforei Hnm. S/D 9 Our Blocks' are manufactured to meet Federal
1n' 2I.: q. Fin ft 1'1',1 1 n MiOlnn,
i I her death. hnn AclilltlonLntu ], I rj and State specifications.
2. a, nod 10 to 12. nik inn.
++ + ++++ ++ + I I Lr.d Jcap!! gardening will be featured fltv of OUoeoliohpe I see where atomJo energy b Ii
loin 10 11 nail 12, Blk. 121: Otv of opposed to do housework for
several of the nurscrlei

Friday and SaturdayFEB. I while by others will display rare trop- rev r.1'1 Olippchohpp for h. the 0",1 hluhent for polo and ,"I lnt nnhllr r-nnti nnt.I.M I M jot soon.hard to be Meanwhile done to then,with laundry soap r 1 c MUtLEN; & ROY STER

i 2 U.! pI"lib. :Most of the Individual .uMp,,k tn the rln"l! of the Unnril of wW there* lat. tbereTioMo
rmnM lelehere. f K---I i-.i.li.| Prnlni keep turning in USED
exhibits' confined to the common
are !
n ?- ni.frirl nnil'nr llonr. ) of Onntvf PAT to belp mate mor aoapl Feorp 1'O Okeechobee
TOM: NEAL \irietlei! of flowers ,grown for beau- *"nnnl.ilnnern of Ok..o..hnhpe'onnl", 1
t rinrliln tn reject' nnv ni .1 nil <."Miif >, I
In"THOROUGHBREDS" Ificittioi.. of the verage Florida the fonrtlioim. liei'lnnlnv nt in '00 ;;. ..-- --
home.C I neck. A, M. on the qlh Any of Fehrun" . _. .... _, ..:.::::::.=-::::. 7Shopping -::.;. ": ______ ___ ___. _
Him TniieniPiit for drnlnnirni
- rerlnmnll!. nnil rood" purpose**
-&- "' '':H:'':'', .:..:..) nun he re.'rvp,1.
rr AI'n of r'nI11I10n'ny Peg'
op Evrnr.T nns!' DHAIX

with I Bf milo" TOI'NTV TOMMi

I DON BARRY >-:..:.. : : :..:..:..:..:..:..:..) RfF"s!ror-\TV oNrui OF rtonin oKrrcno* 1

j .\r RAT'T.rnsnN.
also FOR SALE-House and 6 lots in BV Clerk I FTthr'fln-nlt Court ofOkoeehnhpe
Conntr Florldnn .
Fast Okeechobee. House good con
agent foriM' Ponrlnpy
NEWS EVENTSand dition.! Water and lights. Katie and 1:01'11 1'1011rl'AIII'' ':.
O..pnl'Iprk ,
Sylvester Smith. 30-2t

I NOTITF.Tnminrv' :.,, ,, ,7J
.... TAt DEEDLaw. Hangover I ::4
Ok '' hre Cnunty. wtortd.' of 1919

I .+ + +++ + ++ + T! 1IFHKH' UIVHthnt' 111I 104flVorifR Notice. holder In, herel.v of Ton riven Certlflente. thnt r No.2PM T.Fnns. ..I I ii !)1f; Ig /

IHIMKiint In Cotton| l II of Chapter 10-,1., the 7th ,In'nt Julv.A i I
t02DU! Lows of Flnrliln Acid of 11)17. I
of- Re
D. 11)41. line flied unnip In mv ;
: Coming known us the MUttPHV ACT (nod in '
flu*: tuna mo" nppllentlnn for a
pursuance of Chapter 20(158.( Lowe nfFinMs. r
I Ante of 1041. known at the Tnt Peed to he Issued thereon ; :' -
1 embraces the following] derlheil ..
i "YOU CAME! ALONG" Fvritui.AnFS niMiNAGE T11O. .- property In the Countv ofOVeeeholiee I ,,, .,,,.M.-,-,-,- .
TI!leT ACT. the following
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    1 Stale of Florliln.
    ENDEARING tr"u pltnnfo.1 In Everglniles Pi-nlnix
    'I Lot 7 exeept R' 01: ft. Block 14.Klvenlile .
    District.' In Okppchnr County Flor-
    YOUNG CHARMS": wilt for fork Addition
    'tin he offeroil sole at mir'l .
    of sold property
    '>n'orv for the highest end beat conk The MufSKment
    Issued InCertlMeate
    .. miller unlit Certlflrnte was
    i I hM intitoor to the debt nf the 1' .
    DUFFY'S S TAVERN"Malaria tp..i of the Internal Improvement Fund the name fit T'nknnn
    1 and f>t the Bonrd of Ontnintsilonerii. of t'nl.u according"nllt to lone sliall propertyd.'wrlbed he redeemed .. .,....... H'L>' .
    firerrlndc.! nt-nlnn-re pl' trl<*> tn retool
    shall he sold to the
    i nut! find all Mil. at the Coiirthonic therein
    1 the Courthoime
    -Ini'lnir n' in'no oVoi-fc 4 M on the highest bidder nt
    1Q'h Ins nf 104rt. .41 all door on the flat Mondnv In the.
    rrhmarr.: to .
    104i1 which Is the
    month nf Fphrimrv
    nmls outside the corporate limits st
    dev of Fehrnnrv inifl.Pntiil I \ v
    'KIT, mnnlrlpnlHv.. ns of this dntc 4th 1046.
    thin am joy nf .Tnnnnrv d
    title to one belt of all petroHum and
    n 'nllrt- ..f other mln..rR. n'111 :MVPFL r \ri.ERsoN.
    hi reserved hv Trnnteei of the Inter. Clerk Clrpult Court ofOkeeohobee # 't '",,
    CHECKED IN 7 DAYS WITS i nnl I Improvement Fund If land an I County __
    within suit corporate limits as of Flnrlda. I
    LIQUID fer
    ibis' Into the ronervsMon. applies, hntprlvlleire
    MALARIALSYMPTOMS I II to explore mine and develiliT NOTICE- TO CATTLE OWNERS
    6 6 6 one will h. conducted 00 and OD'I .
    dbecte'! 1 Innils only wits tha content Of
    only aa I I the surface owner Easement for I For recording. marks and brands !

    -;; I and stamping hides and carcassesof I

    butchered cattle for each carcass

    of five or less offered by the same \ / H.rM t a .C M

    party at one time, 25c; for more

    TO THE BUILDERS OF than five and less than twenty, 15cj; I' .

    all over twenty lOco I

    For Inspecting and recording

    marks and prandi of livestock under tarN

    the terms of this Act, 3c per head

    OkeechobeeIF In numbers of 100 or over, and 4c l

    per head In numbers less than 100 I

    Section 14. It shall be unlawfulfor

    any person to kill any cattle

    YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD, YOU (one or more) In the State of Florida

    I without having the same Inspected

    WILL NEEDCONCRETE by a regularly appointed Inspector

    ; ; provided that butchering of

    any such animal by the owner or

    BLOCKS his or her agent If killed In the

    presence of one or more disinterested

    .. reputable persons shall not be
    PORTLAND CEMENT unlawful.

    R. M. Durrance, ti1

    e' J. S. Uuderhill r
    John Swain, Jl1l '
    Inspectors of Marks Ji

    ..' and Branda.
    NINTH .irniriAr. cincriT OF

    ROCK AND a >s 'f.r' FLORIDA OKEBTHOBKB IN CHANCERY IV: : AND COI'NTT FOR: SHOPPING is hard work at best-hard on the feet and hard on the

    MARY WALLACE Plaintiff ) pocketbook Stores are crowded with holiday buyers, goods arc still

    ,u n. | scarce and bargains aren't always easy to find.
    Defendant )
    NOTICE TO APPEARTO Except electricity I Lady you don't have to stir one step outside your

    REINFORCING STEEL : ROBERT ADDRESS:' WALT.ACR UNKNOWN.THE home to get a whopping big bargain in comfort and convenienceat -

    STATE OF FLORIDA low pre-war prices.
    Ton r. hereby: required to appear
    at mv office In Okeechohpe, Florida I
    on February: 4, A. D. IMfl to Bill .' Electric service is always right at your fingertip-plentiful dependable
    IF INTERESTED CALLUS BY PHONECONCRETE of Complaint for dlToree filed against ,
    yon Court.by Oke Wary phohee Vallnre.County,In Florida Circuit,1 ready 14 hours a day to lighten your household burdens and

    :cONS -. '-' In default wherefore Decree Pro Con- make of
    JeMoIU. tip entered aornlnat von the your way living more pleasant.
    ukeechnhee News I.l designated. as the
    I newspaper. In which this Order shall And it't cheap As a matter of fact the is
    ie buhllsned once a week for four average family getting just _

    I ,p .ly lyl'P nn ponuppiitlve my weeks.Wltnena hand. and official seal about twice as much electricity for i iu money as it did 15 years ago.
    It Okeechnbee Flnrldn. this 3rd day

    n1(Circuit January.Court A. Seal r>. 11M6) Yes, electric service is a rare household bargain. But not ly << Jmt.

    MRS.Clerk MABEL cf the P. Circuit RAtlLEROOV Coort, It's the result of the hard work and experience of the men and women

    Okeechohpe County.. FloridaBy in . M.-f-rY: ,:", .rHs..rNtoo
    'SUCTION MATERIALS')' SnphronlA Poise I your company.
    -- Clerk
    "P.AHOKD.JLaUn.. &,. Mary Sanderfur PrbulmaDoeputy

    J.IOt' Attorney for Plaintiff Eddy Ie"13e EJectric Host"..J4 RajaAcasineahr', Oeei arw, E.s4,0 r M..BSrQIS,

    Tallahasiee Florida

    NOTICE It hereby given that the to
    FEDERAL AND STATE SPECIFICATIONS rrustee. ef the Internal Improvement fMUM r.. 4:, .NT t111TIHI
    Fond of the State of Florida will
    .nn offer for sale, for competitive bide In'rnllahamee. '
    Florida at 11:00: o'clock
    A. M. December 18th, IMS, the fol- 1-' .
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    'H,what most of the human race would ceived clothing collected from Americans

    give to be in your shoes! last spring. But for every person clothed so

    far, a dozen more remain virtually thread c ,T y p
    Clothing that consider old can '
    you may
    bare. Your spare clothing will be distrib
    bring new life to some suffering to
    used free,without discrimination,to victims
    whom war brought despair and destitution.
    of Nazi and Jap oppression in Europe, the
    Goal of the Victory Clothing Collection is
    and the Far East
    100,000,000 garments, plus shoes and bed-
    WhatYOU Do !
    attics trunks and Can
    ding.If your contribution seems negligible, Dig into your , closets
    . all the serviceable clothing
    today dig out
    bear this in mind: Every garment you give
    meant one more human being saved from you can possibly spare...take it to your 1 Get together all the clothing you
    local collection depot now.If you doubt the can spare.
    told or sickness or possibly death
    need for it overseas, ask the boys who've
    2 Take It to your local collection dept'About
    25,000,000 people overseas re been there! Immediately.

    O Volunteer some spare tim to your
    ViCTORY local committee

    for Overseas Relief.IAN 7/b 31 National HENRY J.Chairman KAISER Dig Out Your Spare Clothing TODAY!

    , V overcoats v*shoes /sweaters
    j -- /topcoats /dresses y*robes
    /suits /skirts underwear
    This advertisement was prepared by the Advertising Councilfor /jackets /gloves V*pajamas
    the Victory Clothing Collection, and is sponsored by y pants /caps /bedding

    DENMARKS; OF. OKEECHOBEE \The more you do the better youll feel
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