The Orlando Sentinel from Orlando, Florida on January 24, 1940 · Page 12
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The Orlando Sentinel from Orlando, Florida · Page 12

Orlando, Florida
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Wednesday, January 24, 1940
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PAGE TWELVt ORLANDO MORNING SENTINEL. ORLANDO. FLORIDA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 24. 1940 PHONE 4161 Orlando Begins Stadium Plans Nothing Definite Yet, Says Gurney "Nothing definite yet" was the announcement made late yesterday afternoon following a meeting of the Joint committee hponsorlng the $115,000 WPA football stadium project here In regard to raising the $30,000 sponsor s share of the undertaking. J. Thomas Gurney, chairman of the Orlando High School Athletic Association's stadium committee, co-sponsors of the project with the Junior Chamber of Commerce stadium committee, made this announcement late yesterday as spokesman for the group. "Altho we discussed several means by which the $30,000 might be raised, we did not arrive at any definite plan for attacking the problem," he revealed. Another meeting Is tentatively set for Friday afternoon. At that time, we will continue our discus-. slons and It Is possible that we will ""hit upon a feasible plan for raising our share of the money for the project, he added. The two most likely methods of obtaining the necessary $30,000. required in the protect approved Monday by the Winks Progress Administration in Washington and carrying an $85 208 Federal appropriation, appeared yesterday as a public subscription campaign or financial aid from the Utilities Commission. Hope flared early yesterday for an arrangement whereby the Utilities Commission would turn necessary meter deposits over to the worthy project. However, that means of securing the $30,000 wasn't regarded as likely last night. Meanwhile, members of the joint committee are scratching their heads In an effort to hit upon a plausible plan for raising the money. Despite the obstacles confronting them, several members of the committee expressed confidence that the money would be forthcoming. Orlando Police Ball Plans Rapidly Shaping Orlando policemen are rapidly shaping plans for what Is expected to be the biggest and most colorful ball since 1U introduction nine years ago. The affair will be held at the city auditorium on the night of Friday, Feb. $. The ball Is held each year for the benefit of a policemen a fund, with proceeds from the dance going Into a till set aside for various emergency measures that occur thruout the year. The money is used to bring happiness into the homes of widows and children of former police officers at Christmas-time. It is also used to defray expenses of hospitalization which does not come under the compensation Insurance set-up j when an officer Is forred to bed because of a minor Illness. Court House Chortles Over Sale Notice Posted On Bulletin Board Man "Intending to Commit Suicide" Lists Farm Stock and Implements 'sr' "' '",'""r """" Drive of C of C Is Nearing Goal Walls is Confident Of 1200 Members Partial reports from nine of the 18 teams working on the annual Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce membership drive last night brought the total of new and renewed members up to 2f7 t the conclusion of the second day of active solicitation. A flood of membership cards were received from the team captains by the office workers lat.e yesterday and because there was insufficient time to add them to the rolls they will not be counted until today. I. N. Uurman's team continued In the lead with 54 members reported, but close behind Is the team led by Curmage Walls, chairman of the drive. His workers last night had reported 52. Other teams heard from were: Henry B. Hall. 2'.): Inman Carroll, 40: S. M. Heasley. 19; Mrs. Olga Nordberg. 35; O. W. Lawton, 10; Walter Hays, 10; C. W. Hickey, 6. Every effort will be made to conclude the drive today, Mr. Walls said. "We are confident that the total at sundown tonight will be well toward our goal of 1.200. It Is planned to make a final report on Friday, after a cleanup committee has had an opportunity to report, and I believe we will be over the top." he declared. 6000 Auto Tags Must Be Bought 90 Proof made, from 10O grain nentral spirits. rMalimtal IHatillrra Prmhirla (Arporalln,Nrw York City Clyde McKenney, tax collector. stated that there are some 6.000 auto tags yet to be purchased. It would be advisable he said, for those desiring to purchase tags to come in this week while the tag department has the facilities to take care of them, before the last minute rush which is bound to take place next week. Upon making application for 1940 license plates it is necessary Jo have the certificate of title and the 1939 license plates numbers. The American Legion Auxiliary will meet this evening at 8 o'clock in the new American Legion home on Lake Ivanhoe, it was announced last night. The Auxiliary will be the guests of the American Legion at a nationwide broadcast of the Kninbow Division to be heard at the Legion Home at 9 P. M. .n..,..,.., Jr "..- C0STS Atlanta ... 18.1011 ft l Ch.M-,a 7.80 14 0. York 13.60 24.50 ' I j Cincinnati 11.75 21 15 c i? U 2-35 f I Chicago ...,,5.65 280 Mi.Y ll 355 I I GaIn..viH 1.85 3 35 T , " 6,25 1,-. 2.20 4 00 l111""" S 7.30 1 WWrAlf W-P-B,ach 2.70 4.90 I UNION BUS STATIoh teals fieven brown leghorn pigs with their golden hair hanging down their backs, a collection of farm equipment and other objects has been officially announced up for auction on the Orange County Court House bulletin board by a man intending to commit suicide. The notice, posted yesterday, drew chuckles and laughs from all Orange County officials and employes who read the auction notice, displayed prominently on the 4 court house bulletinboard. altho no one could say who posted it. The notice began by stating "The undersigned. Intending to commit suicide, will sell at public auction at Bungville, one mile north of the wart factory on the Bulltoad Road east of Appendicitis farm, within 10 days, the following property : "One Hampshire ram with detachable rims: 5 billy goats with red whiskers, two calves with pink stockings and high military heels; one bossy cow-boss of the farm; one man-eating jackass, shod with giant grip horseshoes; 7 brown leghorn pigs with their golden hair hanging down their backs: one pedigreed holstein stallion, sired by night, and dammed by everybody." The list continued with such items as "7 dung forks, 8 of which are equipped with fly net attachments : twin beds, one as good as new; one Poland china bull, good as new; one Plymouth rock calf, will have pups by day of sale weather permitting; 14 Rhode Island Red sows with milking attachments; one Republican rooster, has pep; and one Democratic rooster, has pip." TERMS OF SALE Following the list of farm stock and implements for sale was the announcement that the terms of sale would be cash, "balance 6 months in the county jail." According to the notice "cold lunch will be served at midnight consisting of snow balls and pickled frost." Signers to the auction notice were U. Sokem, auctioneer; I. Holdem. clerk, and R. U. Nutty, proprietor. Clerk Clarence Gay; Tax Collector Clyde McKenney and Deputy Tax Assessor Jim Burden disclaimed any knowledge of who had posted the notice, altho all agreed it would be Orange County's most unusual sale in the history of the county if ever held. The Orlando Home of Girl Scouts, 115 Celia Lane, yesterday ; received a ouiiamg permit lor tne ' construction of a one-story home to cost approximately $5,000. Ten cartons of cigarettes and $3 in small change was stolen from a store owned by Arthur L. Kipp 801 West Jackson Street, police reported yesterday. According to police, the store was entered thru a side window which had been smashed. Six men and women w ill appear today at 2 o'clock before United States District Judge Alexander Akerman to be heard in plea day proceedings. Those listed to be arraigned before Judge Akerman were listed as Paul Miller, Jack Johnson, Wyonda Marvin George, Flossie Lillian Lawson, Leroy Knighten and Roosevelt Martin. Herman Heidrick, 1415 Lancaster Drive yesterday reported the theft of a truck and trailer owned by him from the Buster Body- works. Winter Garden. The truck was locteed yesterday afternoon by Chief Deputy Sheriff Georgi Fields near Sorrento, demolished after i being burned. 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