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1 <br />0 <br />1 <br />1 <br />X33 <br />WEDNESDAY MAY 49 1938 <br />The Board of County Commissioners in and for Indian River County, Florida, met at the <br />Court House in Vero Beach at 9:30 o'clock A. M., Wednesday May 4, 1938, with the following <br />members of the Board present, E. P. Poole, Chairman; S. E. Glover; Frank C. Vickers and 0. S. <br />Michael. Absent: Edwin A. Helseth. Also present were William Frick, Sheriff; Charles A. <br />Mitchell, Attorney and Douglas Baker, Clerk. <br />It was ordered Manuel Bain, Sebastian, be removed from the paupers list as he is now <br />receiving Old Age Assistance. <br />It was ordered C. E. Hamilton, Minter Beach, be removed from the paupers list as he <br />is now receiving financial assistance as State Aid for the Blind. <br />It was ordered Mrs. Edna Loudermilk, Sebastian, be removed from the Mother's.Pension <br />Fund effective June 1, 1938. <br />It was ordered David Reid, Vero Beach, and We T. Atchley, Sebastian, be placed on the <br />paupers list, each to receive the sum of $10.00 per.month.until the further orders of the Bo <br />Messrs. Fred Eakin; S. J. Pryor; W. P. Jones; Britt Jones and Tim Jones residents <br />and tax payers on the peninsula between Winter Beach and Wabasso, appeared before the Board and <br />called the Boards attention to the unfavorable condition of the road on the peninsula because <br />of high water from the river and further stated that the road bed should be raised because of <br />its present condition and also because of prospects of the Sebastian Inlet being opened. After <br />considerable discussion Charles A. Mitchell, attorney was requested to write Colonel Brown of <br />Miami with the idea of getting the Government to fix the road as an emergency proposition prior <br />to the opening of the Sebastian Inlet. <br />Application of Mrs. Barney Foster, Sebastian, to enter the Tuberculosis Sanatorium, <br />Orlando, Florida, was approved by the Board. <br />Messrs. J. S. McClintock;'Walte,r S. Buckingham and R. D. Reams appeared before the <br />Board and stated they had purchased land West of Fellsmere and did -not have access to said <br />property which is located in Sections 8 and 21, Township 31, Range 37 East. They further <br />stated that there was a break in the Fellsmere Cross State Road which, of course, made it im- <br />possible to get to their property over said road. They further suggested that the County fill <br />in the road North of Casen's place and bridge two or three low places and this would permit <br />them to have access to their property. The Board advised these gentlemen that this project <br />would be kept in mind and would receive consideration. <br />Mr. W. Be Farley appeared before the Board and suggested the Inscription on front of <br />the Court House be painted or gilded in order that the letters would be more distinct. He <br />stated that in his opinion to paint the letters black would be the best method. The Board <br />thanked Mr. Farley for his suggestion and interest in the matter. <br />Mr. Tobe Hays of Fort Pierce appeared before the Board and reported that he was the <br />owner of the truck that went through a County bridge on the road just North of Oslo road off <br />Clemmen Avenue, several weeks prior to this date. Mr. Haye also reported that it cost him <br />approximately $60.00 to get his truck out of the difficulty and requested some help in defray- <br />ing the expense. The Board advised Mr. Hays that the accident occured in Commissioner Helseth's <br />district and that because of the fact that Mr. Helseth was not present at this meeting that <br />the matter would be taken under consideration and advisement. <br />Mrs. J. U. Tillis appeared before the Board and reported.that she was in need of <br />Financial Assistance by reason of the fact that Mr. Tillis was in jail and she had no means of <br />supporting the children. It was ordered that Mrs. Tillis-be paid the sum of $10.00 for one <br />month and that this be renewed as necessary. Miss Bunkley, County Nurse, was requested to ob- <br />tain some information regarding Mrs. Tillis' oldest Son who is reported to be employed at a <br />fish camp by a Mr. Council at Live Oak Island which is located near Wakulla. <br />