The Okeechobee news
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Title: The Okeechobee news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Okeechobee Publishers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Okeechobee Fla
Creation Date: February 1, 1946
Publication Date: -1992
Frequency: triweekly[<1989>-1992]
weekly[ former <1926-1945>]
semiweekly[ former <1981-1983>]
three times a week
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Okeechobee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Okeechobee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Okeechobee -- Okeechobee
Coordinates: 27.241667 x -80.833056 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 82, no. 91 (Sept. 13, 1992).
General Note: "The voice of the Everglades."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 6, no. 24 (Jan. 8, 1926).
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000373291
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Volume 31-Number 32 Okeech bee, Florida, Friday,. February 1, 1946 Price Five Cents

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W.: F. WALKER ANUS ,E. DRAWDY ANNOUNCE FOR REELECTION TO COUNTY .COMMISSION I announcement In today's Okeechobee that RepresentativeW. News la the

---- J. Hendry Is a candidate for reelection "

On another page of The Okeecho Everything as a member of the Flor. .
bee News today will be found the I E Is In Readiness for Opening of the Florida Fair, Tampa, February $1 ida Legislature from Okeechobee

announcement that W. F. Walker I II -.- County. He ia seeking his fourth

a candidate for reelection to the Tampa, Jan. 30.-General Manager consecutive term.
Funeral Services ForR. Funeral Services For (I SEEKS FOURTH TERM
office of County Commissioner from i P. T. Strelder of the Florida State Mr Hendry has served this countyIn
B. Hall Held Mr and Mrs. .J. Denham
District No.2. Mr. Walker livesat i Fair announced today that everything the past-three sessions of the

Bas>lnger and I II serving that ; will be In readiness for the Tuesday AfternoonFuneral Bird Held Yesterday I Florida Legislature, 1941 1943, 1945,

district. lIe was appointed County opening of the greatest fair In Flor services were conductedat Mrs. J. Denham Bird passed away and has taken part In framing and

Commissioner for his district In ida's history on Feb. 5th, when the the First Baptist Church here Monday afternoon at the Jackson passing many very important bills \ '

July 1943 to fill out the unexpiredterm gates will be open on the 1948 Victory Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock for Memorial Hospital In Miami for Okeechobee County and this

of C. F. Walker. Fair.Every Hall who died after I section of the state.
R. B (Bob) Monday an Illness of several weeks

He was a candidate for the office I day from the opening to the afternoon after an illness of several Bird died at the same hospital ten During the past two sessions h.

in i the primary election In May 1944 clone promises something .of outstanding months. The cause of his death wasa days before. I was chairman of the Conservation

and was elected without oppositionfor Interest for the visitors I Committee, vice chairman of the
heart ailment. He was 57 yean A double funeral was held at the
the two year term beginning In Auto races will be feature of the opening old. Eiselsteln! -Wiggenton Funeral HomeIn I Finance and Taxation Committee,

January 1945. This time he will be day and the fastest dirt track Mr, Hall had been a resident of Orlando yesterday afternoon at member of the Rule Committee,

elected for four years as the Constitutional drivers In the nation are gatheringfor meMber of th' Drainage Committee,
Okeechobee since 1918, having moved 4:30, the family having held the
Amendment that was pas the thrilling event Every pre and other that are of more or less
here from Fort Pierce He wasa body of Mr. Bird over. ,
sed at the November election in caution ha been taken to avoid ac Importance to this section -
machinist trade. He is
by survived A number of Okeechobee people .4
1044 provides that the County Commissioners I cidents, but the track is faster than and b I During the long Extra Session:
by his wife, six daughters attended the funeral as both were
hold office for four before and daredevil last Mr. did not
| ever drivers year Hendry desert
Mra. Ray Standen, Elyrla, well known heM having made their I
years Instead of two as was the case swear that they will smash all the cause but stayed In Tallahasseeuntil
Ohio Mrs P. D. Alexander
; CorpusChriatl home here many years before moving
prior to that time. i standing records this year. I the reapportionment bill was J 1" v >v .
Texas; Mrs L.. L. Hauler- to West Palm Beach.
Mr Walker served as County Commissioner The displays of the various counties finally passed. Many South Florida .
son, Mrs J. T. Coker, Miss Carol
from Bassinger 13 years are especially attractive. These members returned to their homes
Hall and Miss Robenette Hall Okee Frank
when that was a part of Osceola ehow-wlndows of Florida's -agricultural Wright Leaves and business, but Mr. Henrdy remained .
chobee, one brother C. C. Hall of W. J. HENDRY
County before Okeechobee Countywax and horticultural wealth and University of FloridaMiami on the job until it was over,
Lake Worth; one sister, Eva Pea
created He was elected In 1920to resources will be more complete and He was appointed by Governor
cock, Okeechobee; two grandsonsand Jan 28. Up at
serve as a member of the County comprehensive than ever before. Galne'-I Florida Fair Expects Caldwell soon after he went In office .
one grand-daughter. it Isn't going to seem .
Commission for this county and served Outstanding this year will be the Record Attendance as Governor to a place] on the
Funeral services were conductedby the same old University of Floridaany
several terms before retiring wonderful exhibits of the Army and, II Marine Fisheries Committee for the
Rev C. H Eiland, pastor of local more for Frank Wright has decided Tampa, Jan 30 Florida State
Mr' Walker has served the county Navy, the recruiting division has entire state and attended a meetingof
Baptist church and burial was In not to return to his alma Fair will chalk up an attendance
as County Commissioner well and taken an entire building to present this committee In New York City.
Okeechobee cemetery, mater record of more than one million
faithfully as a member of the BoardIn every phase of army life while the That committee appointment Is still
The pall bearers were J. 0. Wolff With the exception of a year anda during the Victory Exposition to be
the early days of the county and famed First Army will be on hand In effect and will continue until
Alto Watford Hamp Connerly, C. half that he served as Sports Editor held here from February 5 throughthe
after an absence of fifteen yean with one of the most unique and interesting 1949.
H. Parkerson, S. C. Cornelius and of the Florida Times-Unlon, 16th, P. T. Strleder, general
went back on the Board to take up exhibits of the kind ever Mr. Hendry was appointed by theLegl.lature
B. E. Ingraham. manager, estimated today as final
Immediately following his graduation -
staged, which will! Include not only .
the affairs of the county where he on a Reciprocal TradeCommittee
Frank Wright at the University plans for the biggest agricultural
left off. He will very likely haveno presentation of latest ground force during the 1941 session

opposition this year. I and combat equipment from handgrenades Polly Rose Balfe of Florida from 1922 until and industrial show ever held In and Is still a member The primary s

to tanks but an amazing Supports Caldwell Stand' he went Into service with the Army Florida nears completion.The object of that committee was to

Chairman of ;;; Board of County I I display of enemy equipment.Not Air Forces In October, 1942. last fair held In February, I work out better trade relations between
Miami, Jan. 29.Mrs Polly Rose 1912, recorded 630,000 visitors thru
Commissioners C. E. Drawdy announces to be outdone the Navy will He established the University's I the people of Florida and
Balfe, who recently announced her the turnstiles but Interest In the renewal
this week that he Is a candidate have a special exhibit to tell its public relations department, and other state In the handling of the
candidacy for the United States Sen of the exposition next month
to succeed himself as a member story and officials announced this headed the alumni association and products of this and other states.
ate, voiced enthusiastic approval la so great that officials that
of the Board from District No. week that Capt. M. C. (Doctor) Was- the endowment corporation. There say He also supported all legislationthat
.here of GovernorCaldwell'a( announcement will be
they not surprised If that
4. He is now serving his second sell, famed for his exploits in Java, > were" not too many tudents at the was sponsored by the Florida ,
that he would do something
figure li doubled. All exhibition
term I In the early days of the war in the University, and the Institution was Cattlemen's Association. .' .....
about "Intolerable" conditions has been reserved by both
Mr. Drawdy was elected County Pacific, has been assigned to Tampafor not too widely known for all of its space agricultural As a member of the Rules Com '.
State custodial 1 institutions no mat and commercial exhibit
Commissioner In 1942 and took office the fair and will greet visitors activities and accomplishments but mittee during the last session he
ter what the cost. ors and hundreds of V
in January 1943. He was elected from the Navy booth. In 14 yeara Frank Wright made an carpenters had a very Important part In shap
In a speech at St. Augustine last painters and decorators already .
by the members as chairman in It is expected that both the Army outstanding record there and becamea ing much of the legislation that was
week, Caldwell asserted that some well along with the job of making
July of that year after the deathof and Navy will have their crack bandsat real fixture passed or went before the House. "
of the facilities were "reminiscentof ready the display bootha Nine counties ,
their chairman, C. F. Walker, the fair as well as a large groupof He was honored with the national
a Nazi concentration camp. are preparing pretentious displays
and has served as chairman ..Ince.A. personnel. presidency of the college public relations "Ducks" Motor Boats
launch her are
Not yet ready to cam- that
a member of the Board of Those who seek fun and frolic people-an organization of represent every product I
paign, the erstwhile "Rose of Pinellas" Indigenous to Florida soil. One Coast Guard Officer SaysA
Commissioners Mr. Drawdy will get their fill on Thursday, Feb. I
County some 500 members, in 1936. The 85
dubbed when she
as she was Manatee, will have
has taken an active Interest In all 7, which Is Shrine Day. Starting Kiwanis Club. of Florida made him county on warning on the use of "amphl.

of the affairs of the county and with a gigantic street parade, Shrin- was active in statewide politics from Florida Kiwanis Governor in 1941. hibit among other products 66 ex-I bious autos" or so-called Q. I. r
her former home in St. Petersburg ieties of Florida
will take Tampa and the grown "ducks" which are being sold In
particularly In the Improvement of ere over in Pinellas county, said she plannedto He attained prominence with his Kiwanis
County Agent Ayers reported.
the cemetery and roads of the Fair Grounds and the Imperial Potentate International committee work this area for use on local waters
stress the Importance of "human
county, and was one of the main will be here In person also. counties represented are was Issued today by Commodore'
needs" In government."A Lee, Highlands, Gadsden,
forces behind the move for the Bands, drum corps and uniformed government can be no greater Two and a half years of Frank's Pasco Pinellas and VOlu.la'l J. E. Whitbeck. District Coast Guard t

county to sponsor the newly organized bodies from all over the State will than its people", she declared duringa war-time service were spent In India Officer.
Remineacent of war days, happily
In the special show and "When these ducks leave the land
( Okeechobee County Chamberof participate obtain Burma and China. Half of that
visit here "If can
in front of the over, will be mammouth exhibitionsof and the water" the Commodoresaid
Commerce.He drill to he staged hit ,
conditions that will make for a happy time he was on Gen. Joe Stilwell'sheadquarters I
modern war Implements captured
will be elected this year for a grandstand at the lair grounds. staff. He was also with "they are immediately classed
contented people, then good government prizes from both the 3ermansand
member of the Another special feature at this a> motorboats and must comply
four year term as a \ logically la bound to follow Gen. Chennault'a 14th Air Force.
Board. fair will be the "Grand Ole Opry", Jape Third Air Force per.on-I' with the applicable motorboat and
For eight weeks he managed Lily
That Is what I propose to entire '
nel has reserved
famed radio entertainers, who come an numbering regulations..

direct from Radio Station WMS of The energetic woman politico who Pone and Andre Kostelanetz on for displays while the War Depart-1' A certificate of award of number,

Tax Consultant Wilson Nashville, Tenn. They are staginga aspires to add her name to the leng their tour of three countries In ment at Washington will bring lev. i with the numbers displayed on

To Be Here Feb. 11th special show for the Florida Fair. thening list of women serving In Asia Frank's principal work was eral car loads of material here for both sides of the bow, navigationlights

congress, declared she will be "a with the general welfare of combat air exhibition. The Navy, CoastGuard I t
W V Wilson, Jr, federal tax con- that will thrill\ every lover of hillbilly In that theatre of war and open life preservers, and fire extinguishers -
tultant ond former government auditor entertainment. In addition the senator for the majority of the people troop. and Marine Corps have com- are some of the requirement .,
he It from a close-up apot.
all the time. I
who has been coming to Okee greateat array of grandstand attractions bined Interests to produce a nauti- ) for motor-powered watercraft -
"And," she promised, "I'll be no Born here In Miami, Frank has cal display which will occupy the I
chobee annually for a number of ever assembled, Including many a) listed by Commodore Whit-

years assisting taxpayers In prepar famed Rlngling acts have been engaged prima donna." decided to return. President Tlgert central section of the huge Govern- lock. I'

ing tax returns and reports will for the entire fair period and recently said Frank Wright had been ment building, built during the De "These regulations," he said, "are

again be here during the week of there won't be a dull moment from J. A. Ml'RRAY, STATE EDITOROF misses more by the University than Soto Exposition In 1939. not only for the safety of the duck I

February llth. Thru the courtesyof I the time the gates open on Feb. 5 TAMPA TRIBUNE, HEREJ any staff member on military leave. Entertainment galore has been operator but other craft on the water .

the city clerk and the commissioners to the closing night of Feb. 16. But Frank's enormous acqqualnt- scheduled for the 11 days of the exposition a.. well. When passengers are
A. Murray, state news editor of Florida hislong I
anceshlp throughout and nights.
Mr. Wilson will be In the afternoon carried for hire, the motorboat operator

west room of the city clerk's office NEW SERVICE :MANAGER FOIL the Tampa Morning Tribune, was a experience and training, have Auto race get the fair off to a trust be in possession of a

in the city ball FORD DEALERS ARRIVED visitor spending yesterday In Okee well equipped him for his own operations thrilling start on opening day, Tuesday license Issued by this service.

chobee. Mr Murray Is one of the and so at 1201 DuPont when 20 of
During December 1944 and January HERE THIS WEEKW. February 5 some Present and prospective owners of

1945 Mr. Wilson made a de. beat known news editors In Florida Building, here, he'll be in business. the nation'a greatest speed kings these ducks are advised to cease using

tailed audit report of the books of C. Sharpe of Jacksonville ar and while here visited the Seminole I Leaving the University wee a tough will compete In a six event pro these vehicles a) motor boats

accounts for the city clerk's office rived In Okeechobee last week andIs Indian reservation at Brighton. His decision, but he feels a bright future gram. Featured night entertainment until they have complied with the

which proved very satisfactory now in charge of the service department main Interest here was to get some awaits him In the field of business : will Include the Grand Ole Opry of motorboat and numbering laws Further V

As a long time visitor In Okeechobee of the Okeechobee Motor facts about the fishing tn take and Industrial public relations WSM radio fame, Nashville, with Information regarding these

Mr Wilson has numerous clients Company, local Ford dealers. Okeechobee for a story that will appear Eddy Arnold and his Plowboys, the law may be obtained from the

here who are pleased with his Mr. Sharpe has been connected In the Tribune soon Jimmy Prince spent several days Cable Sisters, Rod Brasfleld, co Marine Inspection Division of the

I, work as tax consultant and benefit with the Duval Motor Company, of this week here visiting at '41 median and other radio (tar). Vau Coast Guard located In the Professional

from his more than 25 years experience I Ford dealers of Jacksonville for the Clarence F. Gainoi was a miller home of Mr and Mrs. P. P. Evans deville and circus act will be added Building, Miami.

in audit and tax practice. I past thirteen years before rcceptlng and a dog fancier 18 years ago. He He was discharged from the armyon and the program twice daily

: the place as service manager here. experimented with dog foods, not January 11 after 37 months of will be climaxed by the famous The present moment Is all\ we can

The first sure symptom of a minis} !Mrs Sharpe will Join him here soon being satisfied with those available. service. He took part in two major Zachlnls, human cannon ball act. In call our own for works of mercy

in health, I I. rest of heart, and pleas and they will luke Okeechobeetheir Today his dog food is said to be battles during the fighting In Eu which a man I II shot 300 feet thru of righteous dealing and of family

ure felt at home.-Young- home America's best sellers. rope and Germany. the air to alight In a net. tenderness-George Eliot


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Social Benefits I NOTICE road right of war 200 feet wide will Certificate embraces fie following described
Security Okeerhnbee County, Florid. be reserved hy ink Trustees from property In the County. ofOkeecbohee
State of Florida, '
say parcel through which t mere is an
Thirteen monthly Benefits were In NOTICE IS HEREBY jhl's2 that existing state road and easement for Ior T except S M ft, Block 14

force at the end of 1945 in Okeecho pursuant, laws to of flection Florida I 9, Arts of of Chapter121)o. 1917. road purposes wllll beareserved by, the The Riverside assessment Park of Addition.said property
IZAP4EPKAIIA. 6eDAL, bee County under the Old-Age and known ss the MUIirilV ALT and In Hoard of Commissioners of Everglades under sold Certificate issued. walla
pursuance of Chapter 2fKTW. Laws of Urnlnnite District the name of Unknown
/ r Survivors Insurance program of the Flordln Art of 1041. known as the Ileac rl",tent ('nl.... enid Certificate shall bs redeemed
Frri ltll\.AnES UAI\AOI: ni!l.TnlCT Lot 1, BIN, 100, City of Okeecho- : according to lh\ property
\ J -17& I THE SENEGAL Social Security Board, This was an ACT the following' 1.-scrlhed hee described therein \ sold to the
i, w Increase lien of
percent over the ten the first Monday In the
j IMstrlrt' In Olwohohee County. Klor OF EvrcitorAnns DRAIN '::'lIrtho
,1 rr' A6 oac 0 VANITY, A HISTORY In force a year ago, according to I Mil, will he offered for snln at ?>nhlln AOK nmmrTTKfSTFF : of Fehrnnrv. 194A, which Is the
v ( outcry for the hIndent end best rush OP TUB': INTERNAL i 4tb city of February, 104$( .
( \ PUBLISHED IN wo TENS i/s mv 'I Kenneth F. Valentine, manager of hid stiMcrt to the right of the Trim- IMPKOVFMEVT FI'NDOJ' Doted this :Red dny of Jnnn..,. 1948.\
J\J TOE FlClTAN LADIES NOT ONLY Ithe I Went Palm tops of the Internal Improvprnonf Fund TUB' STATE OF FLOUIfM HARED: P. RATTLEUSON.
Beach field office. Clerk Circuit Court of
sal of the Rnnrd of rmnmlsslnners t r tik. WORE ELEGANT CLOTHES fUT j Monthly benefit payments In force :; Drainage District to reject Pi MVI1FL P, HAUirnSON, Agentfor Okeechobee County,
EVEN DONNED MASKS TO W0TK7 nay; and all bids. et the Courthnnno, Trustees of the Internal Im.prinemenf Florida.
I I made a gain of 16 percent 1911, i-irliinlng nt Taco o'clock A, M on the Fund end for Hoardof
it! 1 uhf THE AND Ia THAT TACtS THEV TCOM WORE WIND I CHICKEN AND SUN SKIM I touting $10900 at the end of 1945, lath nn

  • I CIOVF& IN BED TO kEEP THEIR. I against $14024 a year earlier mnnlclpnltrv, ns of this date, County. Florliln ELECTRICAL WORK
    I title linlf
    / to one of all petroleum ana
    a HANDS WHITE The number In the different classes three fnurth. nt other minerals will NOrJCE OF APPIICITION run
    I he reserved hv Trustees nt the Inter TAX JEF.D
    JI1 IA f r \ of beneficiaries and the monthly nnl Improvement Fund) If lands are Laws of leas P. P. EVANSHOUSE
    'benefit amounts In force at the within said corporate limits as of :Votlee< l'a hereby (riven thnt 1'. P.FMIIIH .
    this' dote the reservation applies. but bolder of Tux Certificate No.
    year's end were prlvllpgn to explore, mine and develape 20Q. tunned the 7th rlnnt duly,
    .tei$ I \\'11be conducted on and under .\. D 1041 hue filed some In mv office WIRING
    Monthly Innds only wltb the consent of : boo made nppllcstlon for aTUT .
    pI && I Benefit the mirfnce owner Easement for Deed to he Issued thereon. Said :, :..:..:..:..:..:..:..:--:..:..:..:..: \
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    aNE -v 5 Retired workers

    StSs f, aged 85 or over . . .$108.64
    1 Wives, 65 or over, j

    of retired workers ; . 10.541 BOY SCOUT WEEK ..- February 814 !
    O&SIW IN 3UW, ,, A By I 0 Widows with young

    7 Children
    Nearly 2,000,000 Cub .Scouts Scouts and Senior Scouts

    NAIQ WAS TDINMED AROUND TIIE QIM. AND THE SKIP WAS F0KEPTO (UlttN WITH HS CACOO I 0 Aged widows of workers. 0.00 will mark the 36th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America
    Monthly benefits are paid also to I

    I aged dependent parents of fully Insured during Boy Scout Week, Feb. 8th to 14th. The theme of the celebration -
    workers who die without leaving

    l'U5 i iI Company employee, working thru !Mr. Valentine said that the marked -
    I i Ropers, petitioned the governmentto Increase In the number of applicants the movement are helping brother Scouts throughout the

    Published Every Friday by the I change the pout office In memoryof I of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance world to reorganize. Their "'V orld Friendship Fund" of volun-
    Okeechobe News Co., at Okeechobee -
    :Mr[ Bryant, who "fathered" both benefits following the end
    Okeechobe County, Florida I
    I' sugar production and ramie growthin I of the war had been anticipated. tary contributions and their "Shirts-Off-Our-Backs" project of

    BRYANT BOWDEN . .. ... Editor the Everglades, and was vice- Many persons who have been eligible
    I president of the United tales Sugar for benefits have delayed filing donating Scout Uniform parts and equipment, will assist Scout-
    Entered elsss
    im gpponrt matter Inly
    1. 1014 at the Poet Office In Oieeehobee. Corporation until his death. The In order to help out In the war In-
    Fin. i ing overseas and help develop understanding the boysof
    under Act of Mar. 8, 1ST* company, which already has changed dustrles and other Important tasks. among

    SUBSCRIPTION RATE I the name of A-ucar plantation to Their retirement In Increasing numbers the world.

    One Tear In advance . . . . ..1200cr Bryant, is having a bronzze plaque Is expected "I should like to
    Month In advance . . .... 101
    cast that will be placed In Bryant pass on a word of advice or cautionto
    Three Months In advance .... .75
    Pnrk opposite the post office. I'I those persons who are not forced I -

    Heading notices In local eolnmns, 1ft I Vr Bryant died Dec. 6, 1945, of I by advancing age to retire, but who
    rant. a Hn.. Pstes for display, sdrerUsing I I
    fnrnl.h.<1 on application n.... n heart attack at the age of 72 I I are beyond the age limit and are KEEP OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, MONEY IN OKEECHOBEE
    If1.fl tnnortlon a"v'"I1.Inl' i cents each word I veer,. As a pioneer In the Everglades giving the question thoughtful consideration
    Tee All Itcmn regarding en-
    t."rt..a conilnrfM for profit are he succeeded In having the I ," Mr. Valentine said. "It
    rhnrrnhle nt advertising' rates U. S Department of Agriculture eslaoiun Is1: Call at or write the local officeof
    . Okeechobee BankOFFICERS
    a sugar cane breeding station the Social Security Board 215 County

    Azucar Postoffice To I| at Canal Point and In 1921 N. Flagler Drive: West Palm Beach.

    Be Changed to Bryant I built the first sugar house In the It may be advantageous for you to

    I Everglades He was also one of file your claim at once. The peopleat I C H. McNULTY, President S. H. McDOUGALD Vlce-Prei. and Cashier
    Jan 21.-F.om Wash-
    the early developers of Lake Worth the office can help you.. They I N. RAY CARROLL, Vlce-Pres. R. G. DYNES Asst Cashier
    Inpton last week Rep. Dwight L. and was widely known for his humanitarian will do It gladly"Dir. DIRECTORSN.
    Rogers Informed employee of the I I
    work the added that all holders
    United States Sugar I I among negroes RAY CARROLL C. H. McNULTY JOHN ROE Sr-
    that the Postmaster Corporation II of Social Security account cards W. ALLEN MARKHAM, Jr. S. H McDOUGALD E. M. MESERVE
    General's of- I Commander should guard them I
    (Dr t' M.) Wassell, well.
    J 0. PEARCE
    flee has I
    approved the change In : Navy war hero, who was cited "People who have earned considerable IH-

    name of the Azucar post office to j by President Roosevelt for his work wage credits In covered employment .... _____.__ ___ L .t __ ... ...... -'" ..

    that of Bryant, In ronor of F. Ed. I I In Ja\a saving the lives of'the aurIvors during the war and who

    ward! Bryant, Everglades pioneer, \' of the ill-fnted USS Ileus- I are now returning to household -

    who died recently. :I I ton, and whose actions were por | duties, to school,' or to other pursuits -

    Rep. Rogers reported that nt'cu'i[ rayed In the motion picture "The may feel that the card Is no

    sary changes In cancellation stamps, Story of Dr. Wnssell" has been assigned longer of value to them," he said."In I

    postal guide and other details are to the Florida Fair In Tampa many cases that will not be .
    expected to be completed by Feb. 1. and will make dally appearancesat true. Many of these persons may NOTICE

    The post office serves more than 2- the Navy exhibit from Feb. 6 'I return to covered employment In the I

    000 persons on the Bryant planta to Id I near future whether they now contemplate -
    ----- .--..-- ---- -- '! that action The ,
    --- - -- --- -- or not.

    : ;..:,.:..:..:..:":..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:":..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:..:.....,. :, social security card Identifies the : The Registration Books
    for the
    i* account to which all past wages following Districts and

    W V, WILSON I Jr. i:':: I earned employment by the have worker been credited In covered and places will open on Monday, February 4, 1946, and will close -

    ';: : to which future wages will be credo on Monday March 4 1946.
    :i r Tax Consultant g:;: I ted.l It may represent an Insurance .

    .': pulley to dependents of the wage I
    : i|. earner In event of tragedy.:
    :; Will
    again be in Okeechobee to assist Tax- : I District No. 1
    X:: "If you are In doubt as to whether -
    f payers in preparation of their' 1945 Income :'i': I or not all of your wages have been Post Office, Fort Drum, Florida

    s: Tax Returns and 1946 Income Tax ::::j-: credited to vole correct account It I

    :z:, Estimateslll! ! ! :::j.: Is a simple matter to obtain a wage District No. 2Rcder.c '
    X:: statement from the Social Security

    : Monday Tuesday Wednesday ;J::%: Board," according to Mr. Valentine. Mrs. Lorena Thompson, Bassinger, Florida

    *t| ;! "Field offices have a special postcard -
    4:|: which may be used to secure District No. 3Residence-

    i Thursday Friday :!'r'|! 1 this valuable Information. The SoX Mrs. Earnest Hilliard, State Hwy. No. 29

    ::: 1 cial Security of tomorrow will proX -
    FERRUA 11. 12 13 14 and 15
    I .. 1946 :::: | vide many protections which will be District No. 4 -
    j:{: based on your wage record. Be cer.j. -
    :E;: West Room CITY CLERK'S OFFICE City Hall :.j.;.1 tain It is complete and on record Park Pharmacy, Okeechobee, Florida

    ;X:: with us"

    a.: Write Box 302: West Palm Beach, for :..''.. District No. 5 -

    :;:; appointment} } :,::1 f: Political Residence, Mr. C. N. Stratton, Upthegrove Beach, Fla.

    District No. 6Residence-

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    I' FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN District No. 7Wisteria -

    1 TilE LEGISL\TURE Okeechobee, Florida -

    I t /t t I wish to announce that I am aI I II

    candidate for reelection I
    + as Representative '

    I In the Legislature for I Each week day from 9 A. M. until 12 Noon, and from 2 p.. M.

    Okeechobee County in the Demo until 5 P. M. and until P M.
    \HtfsTAMPA Ei I 9 one night each week.
    V< cratic Primary May 7.

    W. J. (Bill) HENDRY '
    I The Registration Books will open i in my office in the Court

    ; W&tttiS GREATEST MNTE.EXPOSITIONffisa FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER: House on Monday, March 4, 1946. ', and- will close on Saturday,

    I DISTRICT NO. TWOI 'I April 20, 1946.

    E wish to announce that I am a - -

    C110 y E! H MAGN/fICENI candidate for reelection to the office Hours open, from 9 a. m. until 12 Noon and from 2 P M. until

    of County Commissioner from 5 P. M., except Sundays.
    + gNSof District Two ((Baulnger) for Okee 'J .
    oil/i4s,5tUPQY XNIBlr
    chobee County In the Democratic

    pGR UtRO I. Primary to be held May 7, 194$. Signed : W. \B. HARGRAVES,

    3 : O p P flp QeS( 1 4 ( Supervisor of Registration,
    SppR fa& FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER: Okeechobee County,
    tin S67sftTtnu.n DISTRICT NO. 4 Okeechobee Florida
    ?-...*%'1 E IONSfflfigf I take this opportunity to announce January 21, 1946

    that I am a candidate for reelect. IJ l
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    ''FIB 16 District No. 4, subject to the Derro- -- .jp. 1 ,

    rt ?. P cratlo Primary to be held May 7. I 31-31

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    (;III i: :-: :-: :-: :-: :-: :':==:': :': :': :': :': .j: ONLY WOMEN: UNEMPLOYED r NOTICE!: OF INTENTION LAND ToSELL I iv NINTH Tiin" ctncriT.TfDICIAL COURT CIItCl'lT op TAE OF A parent's good example will assist

    ? Unemployed In Okeecho NOTICE IS! IIEREBY GIVEN that FLORIDA IN AND POUOKEFrilORKR the tempted child In solving: his
    I persons
    III! I pursuant to Section 18 ((1). Chapter rot'NTY: probleml.-Dr, John W. Holland
    )j } bee County received $a 1.00 duringthe 20I3S. laws of Florida. Arts of 1041. IN CHANCERY own

    I SOCIAL NEWS w I week of January 18, Carl B. nf and Florida.Section Acts 67, Chanter of 1011' 14717 is amended, Laws M\UY WALT.ACK.Plnlntlff l 1 ,

    I Smith, chairman of the Florida Industrial by Section 11, Chapter 20(1.18! laws of
    I Florida. Acts of IOU, and also j>nrsiinnt w.Hr.AI'1.: \
    i:,: :.: : : X *X :X Ha:X g :X I IIOBETIT .4
    :' I5 : : ::== :: == SU Commission, reported. Of to Section 42 Chapter 20722. Defendant )
    Lows of Florida, Acts of 1041. usnminrted %
    P. P. Evans I Is Mrs. Fred Proctor and Mrs. Fred the persons here who received un br Section 111 Chnpter 220711. NOTICE TO APPEARTO F L. PORTER D.S.C.
    lows of Florldn, Arts of inn: and ,
    e this week with a of Greensboro, N. C., ar- employment compensation while registered !Section' 41. Chupter 20722. Laws of : ROBERT WALIACnADDIIESS .
    flu. here last week and are spend. \ as available for work, none Florld.i, Acts of 11)41 ns amended bySection UNKNOWN: FOOT SPECIALIST
    21 Chapter 220711. Laws of TilE STATE OK FI.OIUDA
    two weeks here with the Hauler- were male and three female. riorliln. Act of HM1: the follouln CHIROPODIST
    ilnnerlhed limit In Okeechobce County. nr0 "ril'Y required to oppose
    . J. T. Hancock family. Compensation payments Increased : Klnrlda. to-vilf nl my attire Okeeehohae: h'lorlda; Put Your Feet In My Hands
    I "ii IVhruarv 4, A. D. 191(1. to Pill
    the the State to $150,00360 tntn 7 to 12 Inc., Blk. 01 City itOkoochohoe of
    ipcnt past throughout I : Complaint for divorce filed nirnlniitl
    Mrs Hancock and I Mr. and Mrs II. II. Kaularson, from the previous week when $141- I Lots 1 to 4 Inc, Blk. 33, South Okceohohefl you f'ourt.bv Okeecholiee Mary. Wallace t County, In, Flotldn.l Circuit l: ; I! 201 Sunrise Theatre Bldg.
    I In;: default wherefore Ducree Pro Con:I 1 Phone 782 Fort Pierce, 81'$.
    E. II. Hunt, !Mrs. Fred Proctor 670 was paid out, Chairman Smith Lot T except 1 fl!% ft. Blk 14 Tllver- fexso will I lie entered avnlnst you the
    Basil Bowden Mrs Bryant Bowden, were ,aid. Claimants to whom these pay side Park Addition Okeechobee: None la: IculKhnteil as the1iipwupaper I
    Lots 1 nod 2. Blk, 1. PeBerryT -
    I In which this Order .'.nll
    here Monday those who attended the fun. ments were made Increased from 7,- ftniinnnik!' / lie hnhllghed once n week for four
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    < 2(1( CUT Ofceerhobej iiinxerntlve weeks.
    pending this of Mr. and Mrs. J. Denham 803 to' 8.B3P, of whom 2,818 were Lots 4 and 5, Blk. B Wright \Vltnens my Lend end. official wall
    and hire Bryant female. nose !''I/O at Okeechohce Florida this god
    in Orlando yesterday after. days, Ma..l&.ria.
    r.,1 2 less! H no ft Block B. !MoOlnsLotJYT'nml of D, 1040.Circuit .
    I In this county compensation was ( I 'Ru:1': Seal) I
    I' :! : 10 to 12. Blk. 109.
    Mrs. J. R. paid to persons classified oat process Cltv. of OkeeohoheeIot rnl. MABEL: I'. HAUIERSON, CHECKED IN 7 DAYS WITH
    Miss Sarah, Berber I' 'in 11 and 12 hulk 121. CIty ofnknnchohee Clerk of the Circuit Court
    Misses I LIQUID for
    Betty and Sylvia laborers, 2; Dispatcher, 1. Okeechohoe County. Florida I
    here Monday I rte 11 Ott I ve d t n Ok sec h o b ee Snturi nil) he offered f"' sale fit PiiMIc om. Bi Sophronln Pence. MALARIALSYMPTOMS
    I cry for the highest ,.r..l hem' .-.h bid Depute Clerk 666' :
    Ing the nut two !I I morning from Tallahassee where iilijcet to the right of the Board of MnrSnnderfur Schulman I I
    i Christian Science
    only as directed
    and relatives In I I I Churchi ('nmm'.olnnnra' of Erorglndes P-nln Attorney for Plaintiff |I
    '')y are students at the Florida i use nutrlit' no,!/or llonrd of rointrrmmlmtonors
    : : College for Women and spent "Love" Is the subjejtt of the les- "f Oteechohei. ('onn yM ---
    nnand nil hide
    irliln' to reject
    I week end here with their fam- on-i.ern'on which will be read In ..t 'he rotirtbonne hfMrlnnlnt M 10'no I

    : Churches of Christ, Scientist thru nc'nck'. 114(1.*. (M on Hnscment the lC1th for dny dr of received few

    out the world on Sunday, February .nmn"..1' rerlnmntlon and! rond F'et-I a

    Earl Phelps arrived In Okeechobee 3rd. "''" he rr.pnctl! ('o",rt In' I Even.Ai// ;

    :.: :':&m:': and Is spending two weeks I{ The Golden Text Is: "I will feed OF.l1tEYElh M1ERn D1STUICTnnuui'!' ;. :*' = Circulating Oil Heaters

    with his mother, Mrs. Nora 1l I my flock, and I will cause them to OF fOl'NTY: COV.MI .

    Sunday He has been In training at lie down, salth the Lord God. I will >>SIONril< (,1" OKFFCI10. i' Perfect Heat, no fumes, burns with Keroseneor

    Feb. McClelland, Ala, and when I seek that which was lost, and bring nv urn M rot'NTV.\HETr.,. vurt.nnsoN.ptowin I Fuel Oil. We install if wish.
    leave Is he will to Clerk of the Circuit Court of
    up report again that which was driven away, Okeechnhe County. 1"lnrld".1n

    ROBERT ':U\I: Picket, Va. snd will bind up that which was agent SOPIIROMA for unld BonrilsBy PEASE: I I HUMPHRIES TIRE & APPLIANCE CO.

    I broken, and will strengthen that Ueputj Clerk ,
    Harry Paul Greenberger arrived which was sick" (Ezek. 3415, 16). Phone 139 Ft. Pierce, Florida .r" ,
    HORSESHOE"X Okeechobce last Saturday and Is NOTICE TO CATTLE OWNERSFor
    I Among the citations which com I
    "YOU two weeks here with his I
    prise., the lesson-sermon Is the following I .
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    Mr and Mrs. Leo Green. recording marks and brands
    from the Bible: "The LordIs I
    l'r. He has Just completed the and stamping hides and carcassesof
    my shepherd; I shall not want.
    NEWS and I basic training at Fort McClel butchered cattle, for each carcass
    Surely goodness and mercy shall
    Ala, and Is on leave before of five or less offered by the same
    1 follow me all the days of my life: I
    to Camp Picket, Va. Camp at time, 25c for more
    one ;
    +f '+++++ and I will dwell In the house of the party CEMENTBlocks
    Is one of the embarkation than five and less than twenty, 15c
    I Lord for ever" (Pi. 23: 1, 6). I
    Friday for shipment of troops to : all over twenty, lOc.
    The leseon-sermon also Includesthe r
    I For inspecting and recording
    Feb. following from the
    I I passage
    marks and prands of livestock under
    I Christian Science textbook, "Sci I
    DICK I Paul Wongrey who was recently the terms of this Act, 3c per headIn :
    ence and Health with Key to theScrlpturel"
    as an adjucator In the
    I I numbers of 100 or over, and 4c
    by Mary Baker Eddy: I
    i Administration, has been
    I I per head In numbers less than 100.
    "People Into ecstasies the I
    attend go over I
    to an acljucatlon\
    "MURDER Section 14. It shall be unlawfulfor
    I In the Regional Office of the sense of a corporeal Jehovah,
    any person to kill any cattleone We are now manufacturing Cement Blocks .
    with of
    i Administration, Atlanta, though scarcely a spark
    I ( ) In the State of Flor
    or more I
    in Okeechobee and furnish the
    Paul left Sunday morning love In their hearts; yet God Is at our plant can

    "ENEMY: OF I l \ Bay Pines via plane to Allan- Love, and without Love, God, Immortality ida, without by a regularly having the appointed same Inspected Inspector .1 people of this county with any amount they

    He will be assigned to the At- cannot appear" (p. 312: desire.
    ; provided that butchering of
    Texas I, office for a three month perI 14-17). j
    any such animal by the owner or Our Blocks manufactured to meet Fed-
    I, and upon his return to Buy -- are
    .. his or her agent, If killed In the
    s / he will Instruct other adju- Ho++Oo< v---x-----: +.: eral and State specifications.
    e i presence of one or more dUlnter-
    NEWS In the latest procedure and
    I CLASSIFIED ADS ested reputable persons shall not be
    pertaining to pensions and .-

    . ++++++ lalms. .....".."..................";.00......"..............................".._.........."... unlawful. R. M. Durrance, McMULLEN & ROY STER
    : J. S. tfuderhill
    In order to utilize the rays of FOR SALE-The Jennings home on ,
    Eage Bay Drive. 10 land, John Swain, Phone 130 Okeechobee
    sun as an auxiliary heating unit, acres I
    "THOSE I old two-story house In Milford, I 8-room home, fruit trees all kind I Inspectors of Marks

    YOUNG ", was stripped of Its top floor Including avocado pears, pecans, and Brands.
    '" converted to "solar house" I cherries. Electricity water. See V;';;;";;;;;;;; ;; ; ::: : :: : ' - --
    I "DUFFY'S flat, extended a eaves which per. I Mrs W. B. Jennings, Box 44 or at _1111111111111111111111111IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII! !/ "" "" IIIJIIIIIIIIIII'il'! !! '!/ '!!!;!".1111.11'UlilmmllllmllllllllIHlII!!''! ! ! '''!''I""l''I"! ''!' "I'I"' !iiIIIIIIIlIIIIIII"! !! !! III111111111111I:1 ;

    '"DIAMOND I the low-hanging winter sun to home. 32-4tp

    enter but hade the house In turn-
    .ewMrw ww w..wrwrw.w .n.we mer. WE WILL PAY YOU CASH for I

    ---.-----:, your used car. We now have one I m

    1934 1'4 ton Ttruck. Bargain.

    Okeechobee Motor Cl I I:1

    TO THE BUILDERS OF FOR S\LE-Used Stove In good Hot condition.Point Electric Ap THANK YOUWe 1

    ply !Mixon's Garage.


    FOR SALE-House and 5 lots In wish to thank
    OkeechobeeIF East Okeechobee House good con the people of LI

    dition. Water and lights. Katie and ,

    Sylvester Smith. 30-2t Okeechobee County for the reception LIi

    YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD, YOU Gems for Your Scrapbook

    WILL NEEDCONCRETE "ABVNDVVT LIFE" given us. Also to announce the :

    The "abundant life" which Jesus I appointment of Mr. W. C. Sharpe as =

    BLOCKS desired to bring Is to be had by the rLi

    sincere application of his gospel to

    . life-Rev Benjamin L. DuVal. i Service Manager. Mr. Sharpe comes
    PORTLAND CEMENT I Paul and John had a clear appre

    hension that, as mortal man achieves

    no worldly honors except by sacrifice I from Jacksonville where he was = ..

    STEEL WINDOWS so he must gain heavenly rich-

    es"by forsaking all worldliness _

    Mary Baker Eddy.It I connected with the Duval Motor Co. LI

    MASONRY"CEMENT Is not the fact that a man has

    kingdom riches which of heaven keeps, but him the from fact that the I for several years. With Mr. Sharpe -

    ROCK AND riches have him.-Calrd. ,r

    . I But know lowly indeed roof that and wealth simple Is food good, ; I is Mr. L. M. Breland. We are now LII

    ROCK SCREENINGS i With love that hath no doubt, 0_

    Are more than gold without.J. .

    REINFORCING STEELIF G. Whittier I in position to give you service. :

    NOTICE tprnrATioN' FOR

    INTERESTED CALL: US BY PHONE : .Nntlee l I. T hereby\ nrrn Klteit I than Omnr 4
    T. Hunt the holder of the following
    I certificates hay fled ..-certificates :
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    a MT deed to he tuxnod thereon.
    1 I The certificate numbers nn<1 years of :
    ) and the names In which It was
    seined ore s* follow.: OKEECHOBEE
    til Certificates No 1203 and 12M. year
    ( of Innnnnce 1fM_>. :: _
    Description of rro".rhnJ. ==
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    4, 5. S and 0, Blk. 122. City
    .' \ of Okeechohee,
    Name hi which easet"I Unknown ==I .
    All of said property being In the 2 AUTHORIZED 4&ttm DEALER III
    County of Okeechobee, State of ===
    ONSTRUCTION'MATERIALS; I Florida 1'nletfi; such certificate g
    1- or eertlfl-
    PANOKBE,1'IARfAA pates shall he redeemed according to ==I
    I law. the property described In suchcertificate ==3 U. S. Tires Phone 44 Pureoil Products LI
    or certificates will be sold 2
    to the highest bidder st the courthouse ==I
    CONCRETE BLOCKS MANUFACTURED TO I door on the first Monday In == I
    the month of Mnrrh IM(1.( which Is ==
    the 4th day of !March IfUfl ==
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