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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: May 10, 1940
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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The Star-Florida's farthest grow-
ing little newspaper-dedicated to
the betterment and upluuilding of
S the City of Port St Joe.


TH-E


TAR


Port St. Joe-Site of the $7.,00,00
DuPont Paper Mill-Florida's fast-
est growing little city. '.; In
the heart of the pine belt.


The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrial Center


VOLUME III PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1940 NUMBER 31
L


In Gubernatorial Runoff


te Senator Spessard L. Ho0-
"of Bartow who yillt Ab 'in
the gubernatorial runoff With
Frai cis P. Whitehair and t'Ore
tlm likely our next governor.


Franci P. Whitehair wom al-
most everyone concede would
be, high man in the governor's
race, but Who was thrust into
second place by Holland.


Tops In Cogressional Race
6ps.In.."C' tgre, to


Bob Sikes, Crestview newspaper
publisher, who apparently is the
high man in the race for con-
gressnian from the Third Dis-
trict to replace Millard Caldwell


SURPRISg RUNNER-UP


Jerry W. Carter, state railroad
commissioner, was the big sur-
prise in the United States sen-
ate race, taking second place in
the field of six and entering the
second primary with Senator
Charles O. Andrews.

BELIN IS COMMITTEEMAN

Jake Belin was elected as stato
Democratic committeeman over
Roy Stanley by a vote of 948 to
716.


Farkhill Mays, dirt farmer from
the Monticello section, is runner-
up in the congressional race,
topping G. Pierce' Wood by sev-
eral thousand votes.


THE WINNAH!


George G. Tapper, head of the
St. Joe Stevedoring company,
who was elected county commis-
sioner in District 5 (Port St.
Joe) over Nick Comforter.
\~----C- --
'Uncle Edd' Is Returned
As County Tax Collector
In the race for county tax col-
lector, Edd C. "Uncle Edd" Prid-
geon, incumbent, was returned to
office over Shelby B. Brown of We-
wahitchka by a vote of 1393 to 689..


Spessard Holland

High Ma iln Race;

Whitehair Second

Paty Runs Third ih Gubernatorial
Race; Holland thanks Peo-
ple For Their Support

From all indications State Sena
or Spessard Holland of Bartow
:nd Francis P. Whitehair will eun
.er the second prftiary, with Hol-
ind the high man by several
thousandd votes
Whitehair took ai ,early lead, but
s returns came in Holland pulled
.way from thp fiei of ten other
candidates. ,
B. F. Paty or West Palm Beacn
3 holding third lace, several
thousand votes behind Whitehall.
Holland yesterday' said "this
great outpouring dt independent
thinking citizens 'invinces me
that Florida peoiP~ want clean,
economical and progressive gov-
ernment for the newt four years. I
im profoundly grateful for their
support and am cdtfident that we
;hall go on together to victory on
May 28."
Late state returns- yesterday
;ave these results:
James Barbee ......... 31,382
J. H. Clancey' ..'..:.. 2,230
Walter B. Fraser .... 33,807
Spessard Holland". .. .104,247
Carl Maples ...... ., 2,231
B: F. Paty .'. 73,920
.B'urton7 Scho'pf, .. ?: ,445
Frederick Van Roy ... 2,621
Hans Walker ....... ..18,117
Fuller Warren .......... 65,591
Francis Whitehair .... 82,754
-k-

Sikes and Mays

To Enter Runoff

For Congressman

G. Pierce Wood Takes Third Place
But Carries Gulf County By
A Large Majority

G. Pierce Wood, candidate for
congressman from the Third dis-
trict, apparently lost his early lead
in the' balloting as Bob Sikes' to-
tal steadily cilmbed, as did that of
Parkhill Mays, Monticello dirt far-
nor, putting these two in the final
runoff.
Totals available up to late yes-
terday afternoon were as follows:
Bob Sikes ...............20,230
Parkhill Mays .........19,190
G. Pierce Wood ........11,157
D. Stuart Gillis ........10,860
Gulf county gave Wood 141'
votes to the combined vote of 749
or his three opponents.

Smith and Wells High
Men In School Contest

As The Star "straw vote" inda-
cated, Jesse M. Smith and Wilbur
Wells were the two high men for
member of the school board in Dis-
trict 3 (Port St. Joe), with E. H.
Horton in third place.
Wells led with 657 votes; Smith
second, with 562, and Horton third
with 431. Pervis Howell received
200 votes and Clyde Jones 149.

Tom Owens Elected As
School Superintendent
Tommy Owens, teacher and ath-
letic coach at the Port St. Joe hign
school was elected as superinten-
dent of public instruction for Gulf
county over Chauncey L. Costin,
Incumbent, by a vote of 1173 to 957.
Owens led: Costin in five of the
county's eight precincts.


Clay Lewis Is Returned


As Representative When

W. S. McLin Withdraws


Jerry W. Carter

Is Runnar-up In

U. S. Senate Race
'**~ ~ --\ .-
Barnarr MacFadden Gives Him
Competition, With Governor
Cone In Fourth Place

Jerry W. Carter, member of the-
'tate railroad commission, who is
seeking Senator Charles O. An
drews' senatorial toga, was tlhb
dark horse in the race, coming out
in second place with the active
support of national and Florica
Townsend plan leaders. Jerry was
third for sime time, tailing Ber-
narr MacFadden, but he passed thu
magazine publisher when return's
from this section or the state be.
gan to come in.
Governor Fred P. Cons appar-
ently -5 out of the running alto-
gether, being relegated to fou:g
place. ,
Tabulations from over the~state,
late yesterday afternoon gave the
following totals:
Charles O. Andrews... .150,859
Jerry W. Carter......... 66,895
Chas. F. Coe ..... ...... .30,665'
Fred P. Cone '.'... 56i149
B. Hazei ........... -4,093
Bernarr MacFadden ... 63,654

COMPLETE ELECTION /
RETURNS ON PAGE 5

A complete tabulation' of
election returns in Gulf county
will be found on page five of
this issue of The Star.


Withdrawal f Runner-up Auto-
matically Returns Local At-
torney to Legislature

W. S. "Buddy.'. McLin, second
high-in-the raie for' representative
in the legislature from Gulf county,
yesterday withdr-ew tiis name as a
contender, which automatically re-
elected E. Clay Lewis, Jr., local at-
torney, as represe.atativr'
McLin has preSented letterss to
the board of county commissioners
and to the county Demoea'tic ex-
ecutive committee stating.'tlat he
concedes the nomination to Lewis
and asking that i is nanie not be
placed on the ticket for the see.
ond' primary Mayi?28.
Clay Lewis was high man in the
race with 966 votes; McLin second,
with 522; B. W. Eells third with
374, and D. B. Lewis fotb with
244 vote-.7'-_'--' '.-
The Star's "straw vote," con-
'7dteed prior to the election, indi-
cated that the candidates woula
run in that order.

Rish Polls Majority
Over Three Opponents

C. G. Rish, present 'ip~rv,'Iso:16
registration, polled a 'total of. 114 P,
votes to the combined total of 887
for his three opponents for'the of-
fice, assuring his re-election.,
The vote was: Rish, 1148; Mrs.
Belle L. Bateman, 533; A. Z. Cul-
breth, 205; Miss Adele Lister, 149.

ADAMS CARRIES COUNTY
J. Frank Adams carried Gulf
county in the race for state sena-
tor from this district, polling 1373
votes to 578 for J. I. Hentz.


The Star's 'Straw Vote'

Ninety Per Cent Correct


The publisher of The Star is we had expected, due to the
highly gratified with the final changeability of the average voter,
checkup between the "straw vote'" especially the female of the
conducted by this paper in Gulf species.
county and the actual vote, which We wish to thank all those who
shows the straw ballot to be ap- returned their ballots and aided in


proximtely 90 per cent correct
which, in our opinion, is excep-
tionally good and much better than
Straw Vote High Actual High
Governor-
Warren Warren
U. S. Senate-


Andrews
Congressman-
Wood
State Senator-


Andrews

Wood


Adams Adams
Representative in. Legislature-
E. C. Lewis E. C. Lewis
Supervisor of Registration-
Rish Rish
School Superintendent--
A toss-up Owens
School Board-District 3-
Smith or Wells Wells
County Judge-
Carter Carter
County Commissioner-District 1-
Connell Connell
County Commissioner-District 2-
Kemp Daniel
County Commissioner-District 3-
Hardy Hardy
County Commissioner-District 4-
Gaskin Gaskin
County Commissioner-District 5-
Comforter Tapper


the compilation of the figures.
A checkup with the returns gives
the following:


Straw Second

Holland

Con-e

Sikes

Hentz

McLin

Bateman


Smith, 'Wells, Horto

Pridgeon

Brockette, Hanlon

Daniel

Whitfield

Grinslade

Tapper


Actual Second

Holland

Cone

Mays

Hentz

McLin

Bateman

Costin

)n Smith

Pridgeon

Brockette

Kemp

Whitfield

Grinslade

Comforter







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Society Personals Churches

LANETA DAVIS, Editor
f *. '* *


SHOWER COMPLIMENTS BEST IN WOMANHOOD
MRS. JAMES DUFFELL
Complimenting Mrs. James Duf-!
fell, a recent bride, the Misses Es-
telle Dickens and Myrtle Whitaker,
entertained Thursday evening or,
last week at the Dickens h.ou -
with a shower. An arrangement of .
spring flowers was used in the lio
ing room where the guests ernj.yed
bingo, Mrs. A. J. Hill being win. .
ner of high score. Following nr
awarding of prizes, Mrs. Dartel!
was presented .with many lovel
gifts.
Canapes and punch were .ser-es
by the hostesses to Mesdames M.
K. Hurlbut, W. C. Roche, A. J Hill,
and John Blount, and the lMissr-e
Alma Baggett, Alice Baggett, Mar-
garet LeHardy, Ruby 'Strickland,
Louise Horton, Malzie'Waters, Mar-
garet Belin, Margaret onant, Eva ,M-
Meserve and Katherine D ear Mrs Edith Graham Mayo of Ro-
es e s and he De, chester, ilnn., who wasselected
MRS AR ..OMP IMENTS last week by the American Mo-
MRS. FRARY OMPLIM S others' Committee of the Golden
MRS. DAVID J.ONE Rule Foundation dfNew York as
Honoring Mrs. DaEid Jones, wheo "representative- of' the best there
will leave soon, Mrs. Ted :Frary iin an the voice of
compliment~ed er with a bridg is n woman'hod,,
nted er t a b articulate millions of mothers
party and handerchief shower l t throughout thd nation.' ,Mrs.
her home on Garrison ayenpeslast Mayo is the inbother of eight
Thursday afternoon. yaaes children.
spring deoratd te l g ad children.
spring flowers were .yse.d to decor-
ate the !vlhgr .ioom there tables STORK SHOWER ,, OR
were placed for play.. At the con-i MRS. R. R. MINUS
clusion, of play, Mrsp. George 'Me
Lahon was presented with a guest rs E. H. HortonsMrs. W. H.
el ad Mrs. Jones with-abeu-Wellington andMrs. J. J. Darcey
towel and Mrs. Jones with a beau-I
tiful bag and autograph book with were Ao-hostesses Friday afternoon
best wishes from her friends as a at a stork shower at the home-of
memento of the occasion., The ho. Mrs. Wellington honoring Mrs. It.
tess served sandwiches and cold R. Minus. A profusion of sprint
drinks to ten guests and the hon- flowers decorated the home, which
was opened ensuite for the occa-
for, .sion. Cotests were held with Mrs.
ALTAR SOC'I.ETY HLDS R. W. Smith winner of both prizes.
BENEFITBRIDGE Mrs. Minus was presented with
A nfitbdg for the St. many dainty and attractive gifts.
nefit bidge for the St Cake, sandwiches and iced tea
Joseph's .Altar so city. was held in
the home of Mrs. C. F. Gautreaux were serv. t Mes s W. A.
on i av W _Smith, T. G. Gragg, B. B: Conklin,
avenue wednesday C. pence, D. E. ones, A. J
afternoon. Potted plants and cut Navarre, Robert Taper, A. T.
flowers decorated the living and Navarre, Robert Tapper, A. T.
ng Rooms whichwere op.en Gangnelux, W. L. Bragg, C. Vr.
nng w were wene Wright, B. W. Eells, T. E. Fisher,
enuite, here fives tables were J C. Dickerson and M. L. Fuer.
.placed for play. At the presents. J* C' Dickerson and M. LFuller..
tion of tallies Mrs. P. D. Farmer
received high and Mrs. John iMETHODIST CIRCLES IN
O I NT M MEETING MONDAY
,Sowers cut.
Refreshments of sandwiches and' The circles of the Methodist
iced drinks .were served by the, Missionary society held a join
hostess, assisted by Mrs. Orman meeting at the church Monday at-
Allemore, -Mrs. Charles Stephens, ternon, with Mrs. J. L. Temple
Mrs. Everett Hidalgo and' Mrs. Wl presiding. Following the regular
L. Bragg. business routine, the meeting waz
turned over to Mrs. J. C. Bradbury
Mr. and Mrs, J. L. Sharit and who gave two chapters of the Bible
Mr. and Mrs. -obert Bellows vis study book, "Christ in the Socla
.i.ted Wednesday in ThomasyileWorldV .after which the meeting
tedGa., wedith nesay in Tnho is ill ine, was dismissed.
Ga,. with Dell Mahon, who is il .in dismsse


a hospital in that city.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dickens ana
daughter, Miss Estelle, left yes-
terday for Pascagoula to spena
several days.

Miss Eva Meserve left Tuesday

for St.. Augustine to spend sev-
eral weeks before entering school
for the summer session in Talla-
hassee.
*Q '
Mrs. J. R. Cawthon and children
left Sunday for DeFuniak Springs
to visit relatives.

Mrs. E. Shorstein, Miss Dot
Shorstein of Jacksonville and Miss
Amelia Schneider of Tallahassee
were week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Schneider and family.
*
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Conklin, A.
E. Conklin and Mrs. Sammy Davis
were business visitors last Thurs-
day evening In Panama City.


Mrs. James Gillman of Shellman,
Ga., is the guest of her brother-il-
law.and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Grimsley.

Haskell Overby left Thursday of
last week for his home in Pasca-
goula, Miss.

Miss Avaryee Collier left Tues-
day for her home in Crescent
City to spend several weeks be-
fore entering F. S. C. W. for the
summer session.

Mr. and 'Mrs. Guy Little and
small daughter were guests Satur-
day of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ma-
hon.

Mr. and Mrs. John Sowers, Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph Carter, Mr. an(
Mrs. Jim Bounds and Mrs. B. 3.
Hull attended the funeral of Mrs.
Daisy Brown in Sneads .Thursday.
of last week.

Mrs. Clara Murphy and daugh-


Jimmy Greer was a week-end ters, the Misses Idell and Merce-
visitor in Pelham, Ga. des, of Apalachicola and Tallahas-,
r* t see, visited in the city Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Fleming have .* t
returned from their wedding trip Mre. J. M. Smith spent last Sat-
to Tampa. urday in Wewahitchka.


SMR. AND MRS. CHRISTMAS
HONORED ON ANNIVERSARY
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Smith hon
ored ,Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Christmal
On their eleventh wedding anni
versary Wednesday evening. Sev
'eral progressions of bridge wer
enjoyed, after which prizes wer
presented to Mrs. 'M. B. Larkin
high, Mrs. D. C. Smith, low, anc
Mrs. Christmas, cut, and for,the
men, W. S. Smith, high, D. C
Smith, low, and Bill Brown, cut
At this time Mr. and Mrs. Christ
mas were presented with many at
tractive gifts.
The hostess served delectable
refreshments to Mr. and Mrs
Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. D. C.
Smith, Mrs. C. Trammell, Mrs. M
B. Larkin, Mrs. J, Lilienfeld, Joe
Lilienfeld, Bill Brown and Carolyn
Tramnmell.

BAPTIST CIRCLES IN
BUSINESS MEETING
The circles of, the .Baptist W. M.
U.. hld their regular monthly bust-
Sness .meteig at .the clhrch. Mon-
day afternoon.._Mrs. A.,.E. McCas-
key, president, ..caAd4 t.e: .-eeting
to .order and the .year, hypn was
sung, followev by the devotional
and prayer by. Mrs L.,B. osllday.
'R)ll cal I~iniq1,a-4nd reports from
all- ch_4irpen, a.p circles, wero
given for the month.
.Mr.s. ate Harael gave a report
of the divisional' afteting held in
Bonifay, after which announce-
ments were made and all urged to
attend the prayer meeting held
each, night at the..church this wqek
anddi Atend. the revival which be-
gins next Sunday. The meeting
was dismissed with prayer by Mrs.
1. W. Sisemore.

M RS. EDWARDS HOSTESS
TO, ALTAR SOCIETY
Mrs. M. C. Edwards was hostess
to members of the St. Joseph's Al-
tar society Monday -afternoon at
her hqone. The- president, Mrs. H.
C. Whitaker, called -the".meeting to
order ,and Mrs. B. W. ellsls led in
prayer. -Reportsw .ere given by. the
treasurer and finance chairman.
1Mrs. Eells was appointed finance
chairman .for the ,month of May,
)after which the' meeting was ad-
!journed and the hostess served de-
licious refreshments.

GI,RLS' AUXILIARY MEETS
(WITH WANpA MA,..SENPCER
The Lottie Moon Girls' Auxiliary
was enterfained Tuesday afternoon
lat the..honm of IMr. ,and Mrs. W. C.
Pridgeon with Wanda Mae Spencer
as hopt.ess. The devotional was
given by the president, Mary
IHelen Gagneiux, following the
,opening hymn. After .plans were
made for the next meeting and the
dis a.ssal prayer by Mrs. E. C. Ca-
son, the hostess,, assisted by Mrs.
Pridgeon, served refreshments to
members prs.ent.

Curt Euford was called to Or-
lando Thursday of last week on
account of the death -of .his wife.
Mrs. Efurd had been in an Orlando
hospital for treatment for several
months.

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Hinote were
called to Pensacola Monday due to
the illness of Mr. Hinote's father.

The Misses Erline McClellan,
Louise Solomon, Avaryee Collier,
Claudia Houstoun, Martha Belin,
Margaret Belin and Eileen ArnolG
and Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCle'-
lan spent the week-end at Beacon
Hill.

SClifford McLain .,f Tallahasaee.
was a bu~rpess .yJitor ip the city
Saturday..

Mr. anId s..:B. B, Conklin were
guests Saturdayi .of -Mrs. M. J.
Thompson in St. Andrews.


THE STAR; PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA


FRIDAY, MAY 10. 1940


fJACKSONVILLE WEDDING Dogs Must Be Licensed
:OF INTEREST HERE
And Receive Inoculation
A wedding of interest to the
,older residents of Port St. Joe wab All dog owners in Port St. Joe
that of Miss Otis Elizabeth Good- are being notified that their pets
win, youngest daughter of Mr. ana must be licensed and receive in-
Mrs. Herbert E. Goodwin of Jack- oculation against rabies as pre-
sonville, formerly of this city, to scribed by ordinance.
Robert Paschall Smitn of Jackso- Chief of Police Troy Jones wi
ville last Saturday at the home or be at the city hal daily from 2to.-
the bride's parents. The ceremony 4 p. m. from May 13 to 18 for the
was performed by the Rev. Albere
as Rev Alberpurpose of issuing licenses and in-
C. Holt. oculating dogs. Licenses are $1.5(P
The rooms of the home were


Sopened .ensuite and an improvised
, altar set in front of the living
Room bay .windows, decorated '..X'ti
White roses, white gladiqli anc
. carnations against',a background oi
. -iilax. palms and ferns. White
- oandelebra ,sith -white tapers werc
Splacad ,dn..either side, and in the
center x-,as .a white satin kneeleic
Squshion.
S The bride was given in marriage
Sby her lather and was attended byi
SMrs. pbert .,M. (augle (-nee Miss
SHewn ,,-,,0dywln), ]er siter. 'Ber-
Stram Reid .a@ted .as best mac,
an4d the groomsman .was Morris
Gqf4pv, .bgper,,poftthe bride..
Eif ~~p. ,pf hqnpr, Mrs.
N~T~e, ,as goa_ e in ..an aqua-
topi n iaet lace frock
gajl i-p pit Akll skirt ant
draped bodice. She wore an illusion'
yeBl caught With yellow iris and
carried! a- cascade arm bouquet o-
yellow ,Miis.
Tihe bride's gown was- fashined
Of white, 'marqlisette --and .-lace,
rows of the lace forming short
sleeves and 9!d-fashioned pockets.
Her finger-tip veil of :tulle ,was
caught to her fead with'a-tiara ~o
orange blossoms and she carries
a.iwhite prayer book topped ,with -
white orchid and ribbon streamer.-
tied with lilies .of the .aey.
Te mother of the bride ~ory
pink .cpanti-ly lace with a corsrigF
of -h4ue iris.
ini mediately foi:owing _jhe .czre-
mnnny a i-.crpt.on wA ,:el, -The
brir.e's -table h.eld a central ar-
rangeme~lt of -white gr9aes .ang
swae,t -peas, hbtged b .:tai1 white
tapers .!n silver hode-rs.
IjP ,qtee e-iegyi.g l.line with .tlh
bripg paitr 4.y.e .s 3A :N. iatw-
so.,pff Lank, Warcamaw, -,.J. (nep
Mis Margie .po.dQiln), skifter .,i
the bride. and Mrs. Arobie ia-e,.
The couple left for a wedding
trip, the destination unknown. .0.-
thpir ret-ur they will reside t
Nep.4ie Beach.
The -bride is a native of. Peterb
burg, Va., having moved to Jack-
!sonville five years ago with he.
parents from Tallahassee. She is
a graduate of Florida State Cos-
!lege for Women, and has many
friends in Gulf and Franklin couh-
ties who wish her happiness.

MARTIN-HUNT
The Rey. J. H. Iunt ,of DothLn.
Ala., announces t le marriage .f
his .daughter, Bertha, for syeral'
years .a rqe.ident of P-a CAity
where .she ehas .been emelgy-ed, to
Ij0y martin .of thia,city. rTe mar-
ri ge .took pace .on 4MplBoay, Ap.ril
:2,0 in .nama ,ity.
r .4 *
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Howell .spent
Sunday in Mobile, Ala. Mrs. G. T.
Boswell, who spent the past sev-
erag weeks her e, acotnpaniea,
them. While in Mobile they were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. V. West-
brock.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brewton
spent Wednesday in Chattahoochee
visiting Mrs. Brewton's mother.

Mrs. George Cooper was called
to Thomasville, Ga., Thursday o:
last week to the bedside of her
mother, who is very ill.
< *
Billy Tapper of Washington, D.
C., arrived Monday to spend two
weekss in the city with his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Tapper.

S'Mrs. MMattie Gaulding left last
Friday for Belle Glade, where she
wl visit for two or three weeks
with her son.


and there is no charge ior the in-
oculatijQn.
'"All .dpgs found w-ithin the city
After -.May :20 tOat ,do not have t&-
c ceases a.n .igqculatlpn identifica-
Stion ,il be i' -*gtptudd and dpe-
S'tro.yed. .s required by ordinance,'
satd Chief :Joes.

dyIr. ,and 'rs. C. '3. Mclain ana.
1'u~lptger ,Q:f :TpaisLsee spe Int las6
: Tutiesda, irin ts city.

Subscribe to ItPe Star-2 year.

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A, MAY 10 14 T T P S


THE STAR
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla.,
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor

Entered as Second-class matter, December 10,
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida,
undet Act of March 3, 1879.

Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
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'The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely asserts; the printed
word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
is lost; the printed word remains.

A WORD TO OUR GRADUATES
Now that graduation in Port St. Joe is be-
hind us, we can turn to other things. But not
for those' who were graduated-the problems
ahead of them are of a different nature than
before.


SUNDAY IS MOTHER'S DAY
Sunday is Mother's Day-and yet, for how
many mothers are those words empty, mock-
ing sounds that bring bitterness and new
despair. For them it is but a reminder that
they have been forgotten by those who should
honor them most, that the sons and daugh-
ters to whom they gave life have failed to
recognize the love, the faith and the sacrifice
which have made possible their own achieve-
ments.
No one denies that there are mothers who
are not worthy of the name, even as there
are unworthy children, but they are not many
in proportion to the great army whose devo-
tion and high-thinking form the dominating
influence in the lives of men. The right kind
.of mother is with her child through every
experience that life may bring-success or
failure, happiness or disaster, honor or dis-
honor. Rejoicing with him, sympathizing and
encouraging, or waiting alone and unknowing
whether he is alive or dead, her mother love
is constant and enduring.
Perhaps this second. Sunday of May has
;been set aside as an annual reminder that


If one could gather together' the entire every :day should be Mother's Day: ini oiQu


THE TYRANT'S HEEL'


class of seventeen who received their di'
plomas Friday .ight and have a- roll. call and
see how life has fared with tlem since the
night they'astended the stage td'-receive -their
sheepskins, it would be a roll calffilled wt'it
sadness anh disappointment. Life. is.-arstrange
mixture of disillusionments, an-,l.notl-wihata is
'told in flowery addresses and wtfittei: in- fairy
tales.
We are told that we can shape our ow :
destinies, but more often outside 'forces, .or
which we know nothing at the time', does the
shaping for us. Many a boy aild' girl 'eriters
the battle of life. endowed with ability, 'perse,
verance and ambition, together with,-the;'sensd
of right living, only to fall by the wayside
through tricks of fate. Especially is this true
in the.swiftly exchanging age in which we- are
livingf:OiOerhight a man's training and occi-'
pation can be rendered useless by the skill of
-science and invention; Never was there a time
:wherein so much thought must be given in
selecting! boy or girl's future means of live-.
lihood, and with 'tlhemost careful study of the'
future and what it may bring,, there is still
the dariger of choosing the wrprg-path.
Eveirything..in 'lifer is a problem, more so
nwow.than ever, and: no boy or girl graduate.
can start out absolutely sure :that they can
swim the: rapids of its complexities without
failures. The main thing is for one to recog-
nize the existence of them and not to push
forward unless you are sure of your strength.
Youth, fortunately, is filled with strength
and daring. Preserve these, along with a'de-
termination to succeed, and yottr'battle is hall
won.'Don't allow a first or a second failure
daunt you. It may take many hurdles to sur-
mount the obstacles in your way to the green
pastures of success, and in this way you can
still hold the dreams of graduation night,
even if you have not accomplished all your
desires. Sometimes a man or woman is a
greater character in failure than in our mod-
ern conception of success.
The real test of worthiness is honest ef-
fort, together with a willingness to carry on,
free from bitterness and envy toward the
more fortunate who may have accidentally
found smoother waters in which to swim. This
is the substance out of which great characters
are molded, more enduring in memory than
the most worldly and monetary success. Such
men and women are the real unsung educa-
tors of a nation, more revered and glorified
than the kings, of the earth.
Through success and failure keep your
head up arid, above all-keep smiling.

We could do some plain and fancy chortling
over the outcome of the election, but we're
satisfied to let the returns speak for them-
selves. -But we are more than gratified at
the way our'" stray, vote" turned out, indi-
cating as it did almost a perfect score as to
the outcome in Gulf county.

Trade with your home-town merchants.


lhearts,.-even as her love is unfailing and ier
patience infinite. How many will forget uittil
next year what they should always reme'im-
'leri? There is no real Mother's Day unless.:it
is; every :day of. thq 365. Look about you' and;
*awat-.do,'you see?- Everywhere is the work of
'a -siother-.-genius, courage devotion to duty,
'patriotismn, scientific achievement. The power
o fthe world -ests in the strength of its men
and women, and they are what their mothers
make them. Napoleon, in the midst of his
dreams of empire, said that the future des-
tiny ,:of the child is always the work of the"
mother. So dependent is the world upon those
'children that the future destiny of the world
is also the work of the mothers.
Every day should be filled with gratitude,
affection and reverence, so thaton such a day
as Sunday no carnation is needed.to advertise
the bond which holds two' hearts together,
or to proclaim to the world the warm radi-
ance which rests in sacredness, locked within
those hearts. Then is Mother's Day truly a
Mother's' Day, and only then.

SLE'ITS LOOK INTO iH IS HERE. CANAL
.Some timeago it was proposed. that a ne\y
canal be 'built in' Pennsylvania and -Ohioi
Strong' objectios'.against, this plan appeared
and President -Roosevelt referred. -the:-matter
to the interstate commerce commission. The
cunnmissi':'n issued an exhaustive factual re-
port, and rejected the proposal as being inr
necessary, as dangerous to the welfare of
other carriers, and as being of possible beneL
fit to only a few large shippers.
It would be a splendid idea if the commis-
sion were empowered to make a similar
study of the proposed Florida cross-state
canal, which is now being actively sponsored
and on which several- millions of dollars al-
ready have been spent. So far, debate on the
project has been largely political in character
-comparatively little unprejudiced attention
has been given to its economic and social as-
pects. The canal would cost probably a couple
of hundred million dollars and several hun.
dred thousand dollars would be required for
annual maintenance. And all that money
would come out of the pockets of the general
taxpayer.
Water transportation to a large degree is
dependent on the whims of nature-a canal
may be out of service when most needed.
And in doggone few instances has any wa-
terway been of service to the small shipper.
Under any circumstances, the overburdened
taxpayers should not be forced to sink more
millions in water transport until it has been
thoroughly approved by an unprejudiced
body. And the interstate commerce commis-
sion is the logical arbiter.

In Russia too often the prefix."ex" in the
word "ex-official" means executed. St.
Petersburg Times.

Keep smiling! .;:


:The ;Low Down
from
,WVillis Swamp

Editor The Star:
Well, now that all the election
hullabaloo is over for a couple or
weeks and we practically know
who's who, I can git back to my
favorite pastime of,raking the ad-
ministration over the coals.
For quite a while we been goin-
thru a session where our head men
up there on the windy Potbmac
keep tellin' us we gotta dio this or
do that there- or -we can't survive.
Machinery is. ruinin' us, they say
-and our frontiers' are gone-ane
-we better ,pull back into our- shelt
,nd- jest lettthe government do
everything, for us.
- Why,: hell's' bells, we got one or
the finest frontiers anyonewould
want see,.right here in Gulf. coun-
ty. Letithem there big boys up in
Washington come down and take
a look at our -Willis Swamp fron-
tier. If 'they keep on tellin' us
hooey like that pretty soon we'll
all be believing' it.
We're a nation of suckers. Mr.
Hitler says if you tell people
something often enough, they will
get to believin' it. We been actin'
like the guy who lets, his wife buy
his hats for him.
The good lady went into Zim's
store and says, "I want a new hat
for my husband." And Zim says,
"Yes, mam," and he got the hat
and wrapped it up. But tle lady
was non-pluss'ede or something
like that, and she says, "What size
is the hat-you didn't as-k me what
size I wanted." And Zim says, "It's
a 61/. All men who let their wife
buy his hat wear a 614."
-Yours with the low down,
JO SERRA.
--~---4-------
Deanna Durbin In

Romantic Comedy

"It's a Date," Coming to the Port
Sunday. an'd. Monday, Takes
Starlet Out of Baby-Class

Deanna Durbin is growing up,
and "It's a Date," playing Sunday
and Monday at the Port -theater,
definitely takes her out of the girl-
ish parts she has been playing.
Deanna has progressed naturally
through what has stoppedd" many
other youngsters the so-called
"awkward age." She simply did
not have an awkward age. She
emerges as a young lady in "It's a
Date," in which she has two ro-
mantic opposites, Lewis Howard
and Walter ,Pidgeon. She enjoys


Springtime Salads

Have New Tricks
Dorothy Greig

DrO iuA ever get tired of looking
Sat salads that are a bit of this
and that. plunked down in the cen.
ter of a lettuce leaf? I know I do.
So the otLhr dGV I, did something
different.
I mixed 4.$pstful chopped filling
of vegetables, hard cooked eggs
and so on, rolled it In lettuce leaves


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lengths. hb,.t you would like to
try it,. ox.'tIt" a called:
ettlaob. Salad Fingers
-Mix and spread thee following
mixture .on, rlsp leaves of,,lettIce.
Roll up and.chi4l. Cut Into 1 Inch
legths and- serve 3 or 4 to a
DJati, w;th French Dressing.
Filling: ."".
4 hard coold edeggs, chopped-
1 can condensed vegetable. soup
2 tablespoons pimlento, hoppedd
.1 t,'")Vcpoo ]ermcon jJbice
,. Cup n.lai.d drezinx or mayonnals:i
2 cups shredded car;o- ,,
Chop the eggs and..pihnlento ve,:
ine -and combine with the soup.
Add .lemon juice, salad dressing
and mix. Add carrots.

'CHUTE -DAREDEVIL IS
SET TO GET HITLER
Joseph J. Dunkel of Cleveland,
Ohio, daredevil parachute jumper
and national air race star, Friday
considered himself "practically a
millionaire" after telegraphing ac-
ceptance of Samuel H. Church's
offer of $1,000,000 for delivery or
Adolf Hitler alive.
He. said a plane, with pilot and
radio man, "is waiting" on Long
Island for word to undertake the
task.
Dunkel telegraphed Church that
"plans are complete for Hitler
venture. Need $25,000 to defiay
partially transportation expense.
Wire instructions and cash."
"That's all I' could afford to
wire,": said near-millionaire Dunkel.

the fullest meaning of the worM
"glamour" with her large and beau-
tiful wardrobe.
Eugene Pallette, Samuel Hinds,
Fritz,-Feld, Henry STephenson ans
Harry Owens and' his Royal Ha-
waiians are in "It's a Date."


-THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FL;ORIDA


F'RIDAY, MAY 10, 1940


PAGE THREE


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.INSECT BITE RELIEF
To stop itching of insect bites,
or after red bugs chiggerss) have
"dug in," paint the spots with
iodine. As soon tle: he iodine dries
cover with "new skin."

lemon Juice Recipe Checks
Rheumatic Pain Quickly
If you suffer from rheumatic, arthritis
or neuritis pain, try this simple inexpen-
sive home recipe that thousands are using.
Get a package of Ru-Ex Compound today.
Mix it with a quart of water, add the
juice of 4 lemons. It's easy. No trouble
at all and pleasant. You need- only 2
tablespoonfuls two times a day. Often
within 48 hours sometimes overnight -
splendid results are obtained. If the pains
do not quickly leave and if you do not
feel better, Ru-Ex will cost you nothing to
try as it is sold by your druggist under
an absolute money-back guarantee. Ru-Ex
Compound is for sale and recommended by
MILLER'S DRUG STORE
Port St. Joe, Fla.


.R O O M A ND German bombing planes are shc
1 B O A R D "way." From this field, and oth<
Germany's planes were primarily:
SBY THE $.00
SWEEK Exporters Take

Dining Room St. Joe 12 to

Open to the Public
Club Breakfast, 6 to 9...25 Town Team Puts Up Good Batt
Club Breakfast, 6 to 9.a..25
SLunch, 12 to 2 ...........35c Despite Shortage of Regu-
Dinner, 6,to 8 ..........35c lar Players

The Port St. Joe town team ai
MRS. M. O. FREEMAN the Exporters from Kenney's m
Corner Reid Ave. and 3rd St. met Sunday at the local ball pal
Griffin Grocery Building with the Exporters coming out c
S.the long end of a 12 to 8 score
--The city boys, playing with se
eral regulars missing due to tl
fact that they were working at tl
ART: paper mill, put up a good batt
S PROJ r but lost the game in the fourth inr
P ROJI'j ing when six runs were chalked u
MAKEiS COLOR by the Exporters. Pitcher Chavel
was yanked at that time an
PORTRAITS Tryon sent to the mound. He hel
the Kenney boys to two runs du
OF CHILD PICTURES ing the remainder of the game.
FREE BOX SCORE
Th:oExporters AB R H PO A
Thi: offer i': oe of the moat remark.-
Able ever mde. We'll se you a Lane, 2b ....... 3 2 1 1 5
beautifully hand-colored-in-oil-paint Walters, s. ......4 1 2 5 3
enlargement of any picture you wnt i. McLeod, 3b .5 1 3 0 3
enlarged. Ye., any snapshot, any fa- Bllbray, .. 1 c7
vorite picture you'd like enlarged and Bilbray, c ....... 3 3 1 7 0
hand-colored. Thee enalrgements will P. Johnson, If .. 4 2 1 0 0
be size.7..They will be mounted on Loftin, b ......5 0 0 13 1
q high quality, double-white mat mount- L lb .....
ing size 7x9. ,To duplicate such an Jones, cf ....... 5, 1 2 1 0
enlargement, fand-colored-in-oil. Tharpe, rf ...... 4 0 1 0 0
paint,-would cost you from $1.5 to Schaill, rf ...... 0 0 0 0 0
$3.00 in any photographic store. To M
S getthis enlargement you pay only s C..McLeod, p .. 4 2 2 0 4
for the enlargement and the hand. Gibson, p ........ 0 0 0 0 0
painting will be done without charge.------
SSimply send a print or negative o Total. .37 12.13 27 16
your favorite picture and fifty cent Totals......
in oin.That' allyou do, andpromptly Port St. Joe AB R H PO O
by mail you'll receive your band-col-
ored-in-oil enlargement. endody to Plair, ss, c .... 5 1 1 3 2
ART EDITOR Mitchell, c, ss .. 4 2 3 4 3
COOPERATIVE FEATURES, INC. Porter, cf ...... 5 2 1 0 0
360 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Im. Johnson, 3b .... 4 1 0 2 0
Owens, 2b ...... 3 0 0 2 2
McLean, lb .... 5 1 1 10 1
Williams, If .... 5 0 1 1 0
1 ,1r Tryon, rf, p ... 5 0 0 1 3
SChavers, p, rf .. 4 1 2 1 1
Totals .......40 8 9 24 12
Score By Innings
S^ W Exporters ........ 121 602 00x-1
Port St. Joe .... 200 001 212-
Summary
Two-bas'e Hits-Mitchell, Porter
Plair, Lane, C. McLeod. Stolen
Bases-Lane, Walters 4, Bilbray 2
aBase on Balls--Off McLeod 3, o
Gibson 1, off Chavers 5. Struc]
out-By McLeod 5, by Gibson i
by Chavers 1, by Tryon 3. Wil
When Acid Indigestion, Gas oA Pitches-Chavers, McLeod 2. Un
.Stomach or Heartburn make you pires-Horne and Mahon. Time o
'feel uncomfortable or embarrass Gamne-2:15. Winning Pitcher-M(
you, try Alka-Seltzer, which con- Leod. Losing Pitcher-Chavers.
tains alkalizing buffers and so *
helps counteract the associated 'Angel from Texas
excesss Stomach Acidity.
But the relief of these minoi At Port Tomorro
stomach upsets is only a small PortT
part of what you can expect
Alka-Seltzer to do for you. You Charles Starrett in "Two-Fiste
will find it effective for Pain Re- Ranger" Is Second Feature;
lief in Headache, Neuralgia, Colds
and Muscular Aches and Pains "Phantom" Serial Also
It contains an analgesic, (sodium
acetyl -salicylate), made more "An Angel From Texas," wit]
prompt and effective in its pain- Eddie Albert, Rosemary Lane, an
relieving action by alkaline buffet Wayne Morris in the leading role
salts. is Warner Bros.' latest comedy hi
When hard work or strenuous coming to the Port theater tomoi
,exercise make you feel tired and row only.
,dragged out, enjoy the refresh- It is the hilarious story of ac
ing effect of a glass of sparkling, ventures-and misadventures c
tangy Ala Sltzr Lydia Weston, a corn-fed cuti
At Drug Stores in packages and
at drug store soda fountains by the from Texas, fresh from triumph
glass in the Elks Auditorium, bent on
Great dramatic career in New Yorl
Rosemary Lane plays this role
and opposite her is Eddie Alber


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA


IMPROVISED "NEST" FOR NAZI WAR BIRDS IN NORWAY


own on an airfield improvised by invading Nazis "sor1ewhere in Nor-
irs like it, go flights of bombing planes to harrass the A;i,es in Norway.
y responsible for Allied reverses in Norway last week.

LONGSHOT WINS KENTUCKY DERBY
M V 1.T-2;0F- 'L -r -0.


d Gallahadion with Jockey Bierman up, being held by Trainer Wal-
r- dron, is shown in the winner's circle of Churchill Downs, Louisville,
Ky., where only once each year the bluest of blue-blood horses is
allowed to enter. This was one of the biggest upe.ts in years, for
E it was supposed to be a one horse race run by Bimelich, but he just
1 didn't have what it takes in the stretch and this mighty GallahaSion
1 Is symbolical of the youth of America; it is strictly a:1 open rac,
1 and ability counts most.
1

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A -British squadron is shown at anchor off Alexandria, Egypt,
powerful British naval base in the eastern end of the Mediterranean,
where an Allied battle fleet is concentrated awaiting the next move
in the European war. The Italian fleet is reported atthe Dodec-
anese Islands and all British merchant shipping has been ordered
out of the Mediterranean, thus clearing the inland sea ior action.


and the rest of those "Brother
Rats."
Broadway managers are unim-
pressed by Lydia's histrionics and
she is forced to accept a job with
two shoe-string producers. When
country-boy Eddie Albert comes to
the big city with $20,000, fostering
the hope that he will buy a hotel
and settle down with Lydia, the
producers sell him an interest in a
play reeking of moth balls. Eddie
signs the check since the starry-
eyed Lydia will be leading lad*..
The plan hits a snag when the
volatile leading lady threatens to
summon her boy friend and have
him plant a bomb under the stage.
Luckily for the bumpkins, the
wife of one of the producers is a
sweepstakes winner with a con-
science. Certain of the fact that
she will cure her husband of his
erring ways, she aids Eddie in
buying the show outright and all


ends well.
The second feature tomorrow is
"Two Fisted Rangers," starring
Charles- Starrett and Iris Mere-
dith. And, of course, there will be
the regular installment of the se-
rial thrill, "The Phantom Creeps."

MEDALS PRESENTED TO
-HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTb
Immediately following the gradu-
ation exercises last Friday nigno
at the high school auditorium, Prol.
D. G. McPherson presented medals
to the following students: Margie
Kirkland iand Al Schneider, citizen-
ship medals; Susan Saunders, se-
nior high, and Carolyn Baggett,
junior high, honor points (Miss
Baggett made 399 honor points cut
of a possible 400 during the year);
David Maddox and Madeline Soder-
berg, best all-round students; John
Lane, senior high school and- Billy
Hammock, junior high school, ac.
tivities.


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At the Churches

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. J. W. Sisemore, Minister
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School.
4:00 p. m.-Radio Service.
7:00 p. m.-Training. Union.
7:45 p. m.-Preaching Service.
Teachers' meeting at 7:30 Wed
nesday evenings.

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Rev. E. T. Corbin, Pastor
10:00 a. m.-Sunday School.
11:00 a. m.-Preaching service.
6 p. m.-Christ's Ambassadors.
7:30 p. m.-Evening Service.
Ladies' Auxiliary meets Tuesda
afternoons. Prayermeeting ever
Wednesday evening.

METHODIST CHURCH
Rev. D. E. Marietta, Minister
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School.
11:00 a. in.-Morning worship.
7:45 p. m.-Evening worship.
Missionary society meets Monda:
afternoons, 3 o'clock.

ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC
Fr. Thomas J. Massey
First Sunday, 8:00 a. m.-Earl
Mass. Second, third and fourth
Sunday at 10:15 a. m.
Altar society meets 3:30 p1 m
on first Monday in month.

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH_
Rev. W. A.:' Daniel, Pastor
10:00 i. m.--Sunday School.
11:00 a. m.-Preacbing service.
8:00 p. m.-Evenipg service.

ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL
SRev. Frank Dearing, Rector
10 a. min-hurch School.
8:00 p. n.-yEv nifg.services..
Holy Communion services on th'
third Sunday 'at 9:30 a. m.


Lodge Notices

Opqrer of -Eastern Star

.Tuesdays pf egp4 Mrq.th -14 t t-ke
Masonic qa i, owFr pFsjsffie. Vei
.tors' who arWe .mffs jr SP

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first an4 third MondARyBA o. eioif l
month at the Legion Hut.
Mkaippnic, odge


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and fourth .FrIij y nights
o'clock in, :fasp.~ :hall.
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PO$?T Q V REIVER
md)JE~C~T LeL

The pgpE)e,&s gpp eared promise
ing ybteqAty for final congres
sional authorization .of $6,500,001
to begin a $66.000.000 development
of the Chatiahoochee, Flint an
Apalachicola rivers in Georgia an,
Florida.
This ltem in the rivers an.d har
bors authorization bill has receive(
approval of the senate commerce
committee, the senate and con
ferees of senate and house witl
virtually no debate. However, if i
should pass all obstacles, it may
be several years- before money is
available to begin work.
The initial $6,51.10.000 would be
used to build two locks and dame
one at Fort Benning and one a'
the iUnction of the Chattahooche4
and the Flint. Contraction work
and dredging also would, be done
to provide a naygable depth o0
six feet to Columbus and Bain
bridge, Ga.

Carter ,anp Prfdeon
In Runoff For Judg4

Thos. R. L. Carter, incumbent
and J. E. Pir4geon will enter the
second primary *as high men *for
the office of county judge Vote
on this office was: Carter, 777;
Pridgeon, ,643; qSam P. Husband
603; D. H. Bynym, 127.

Fred -Perr-y .s ent the ,wek,-en
in Donaldsonvllle visiting rela-
tives.
*. ;-*
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Drake wert
week-end visitors in Bainbridge.

The word roljot is Czecho fol
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Unofficial Election Re


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United States Senator-
Charles 0. Andrews ...175 1 22 52 44 41 397 52-- 774
Jerry W. Carter ........ 98 ... 3 66 11 13 112 19- 322
' Charles F. Coe ......... 6 ... .... 6 3 6 '64 23- 108
y Fred P. Cone ...........149 23 21 42 48 20 232 64- 599
O. B. Hazen .............. 2 ... 1 1 ...... 6 ...- 10
Bernarr MacFadden .... 35 ... 7 9 8 4. 105 16- 184

Representative In Congress-
D. Stuart Gillis ........ 22 1 3 26 17 ... 54 17- 140
yParkhill Mays .......... ,146 7 5 13 17 -5 57 20- 405
Bob Sikes ..............96. 5 7 16 8 8 55 9-- 204
3. Pierce Wood ........ 221 14 37 113 62 73 764 133-1417

Governor-
y James Barbee .......... 1 ... 5 3 1 1 76 21- 108
J,. H. Clancey ........... 6........ ... .... 1 ...- 7
L. Walter B. Fraser ........ 23 1 19 2 6 16 75 11- 153
Spessard L. Holland .... 43 3 1 16 3 27 200 25--321
Carl Maples ........ ..... 4 ... ... ... ... ... S8 1- A,9
B. F. Paty .............. -60 6 2 4 6 .... 44 16- 144
.Burton ..Schoepf ............ .. ........ .. ... -- .
Frederick Van Roy ...1 ......... ..- 1
Hans Walker ...........7 '....... 1 ...... 15 3- 26
Fuller Warren .........333 18 22 153 87 42 .454 71-1180
Ffacnls P. Whitehair .... 38 ... 6 10 20 2 70 31- 177

Attorney General-
e Ed. R. Bentley-...........165 2 9 56 34- 2 31.1 45-6W-
Millard B .Conklin .....22 .... 1 10 3 17 17 l18- 3
E. B. Donnell ........... 7 ... 5 8 6 1 29 $- '4
'E. P. Mrti n ...........38 3 13 10, 88 20- ,V1
J. Tom Watson .........133 14 24 54 35 23 222 49- 55,t
Comptroller--
.Frank Brown.. ...,,,. ... .6 3 4 17 17 11 65 20- 193
E. F Q ras r ...... .44 2 1.9 36 .. 2, '2--545
S., Ie' ............... ..4 :2 2.5 55 -43 598 .9-=-1213

j. Edij ares ........ .1.8 19 .8 2. 3.9 -4. 9 76b
R. io# g8.-..4 12. : 8 8 14 ,2 J 1 25l
W. M. Wainwright ... .8 .0 18 51 33 1,5 1-S3- 58S

i Railroad C.omnLi~Agner--
W P o. roaga ... ......1l0 .4 2.4 61 43 33 410 ,59---754
.S.. P. cPaey ,,. .. ... f8 11 18 75 36 36 ,8,. -7.7=- 700
d ---- -.-- ;..-- -- ---- ---- --
0 State SeP.atp,--
JJ. Frank Adams ..7.....:33.8 U 1fi 75 89 597 138--1373
j. -Hete ............. 136 -12 42 38 5 56 3-- 578

Representative In Le.alatuUw.=-
B. :T. W ells ............,1 A -, ~ 21 .130 2,0- 374
D. B. .Lews............A ... 4 1 ? 8 9 32---244
k. E. D:lay Lewjs, 'Jr. ...... .1 15 3, I .8 ,0 480 8.4- 966
- W. S. jai.. .. .. .,9.. .3 8 ,9 : 3-*3 2.. 1 507- 522
t
S Suggestsi.eq. r heqt ideal .suggsatipn as a gift for
1 A* 'MptI~pt j Pay. ift Mwter's Day--ext. Sunday. His
S ]tip .js to get one of the new Lane
S R~pald Outla0., manager of the moth-proof .cedar .chests that are
d Chaver-Fovhaud Furniture store now on d1spls y at the fu.ruiture
Here, offers what we consider an store.


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D. H. BynaBm ............ 50 _,. 4 5 3 4 .61 3- 127
Thos. R. ,1. .C4rter, .. .,,226 15 14 8 31 41 33.4 35- 777
Sam P. Husband ....... 84 6 29 4.6 40 25 279 94- 603
J. E. Pri4geon ........6.16. 10 S 5, 54 17 268 60- 643
Tax CeiBgctpr-
Shelby 3. Biyn i.......1:80 14 *P0 91 &6, ,32 242 74- 689
Edd ,. Pridgeon ....... 33.6 15 36. 0 83 51 670 112-1393
SPpepincndt of 'Pukic In tr.u4qi nr-
Clgupf y ,L, .Jql ..... .,..24 -15 28 :30 6 3M9 401 53- 956
Tommy Owens ......,. 197 1 0 67 ,. 4.8 ,541 1.3-1173
Supgryiwer of RFqtfgig t.ipi-
M;rs. Belle L. .Bateman .. 89 15 S2 82 ,28 15 214 73 --53
A. Z. Culbreth .......... 40 6 2 5 15. 28 96 16--20.
Miss Adele Lister....... 49 2 6 11 18 2 59 7- 149
C. G. Rish .............348 4 27 44 69 42 510 84-1148.
O;punity peF nsigsg.oer-PiJtp{tt 1-
W '. BE. rckette ........ 70 4 2 66 29 7 173 62- 413
W. 1g..QCpnell ...........34 22 32 60 7 48 524 81--1168
C. F. Hanlon .............125 2 6 24 26 29 154 30- 398
Gounty fg)Ojasgiopper--Pigjript 2-
Jim S. ie1 .......... 25 8 21 43 40 39 248 84- 73;
ILeslie e SrIffip ........... 44 1 14 41 5 19 165 34-- 32-
'F. L. Kemp ............. 166' 21 18 20 .. .80. 12 240 23- 530
-'.lyd 'C. Iter, ....... 6,5 1 6 57 50 13 209 39- 440"
..Cipnt y ColnmIissioner--District 3-
W, ,G. Hardy, Sr. ....... 268 5 10 47 '21 47 380 33- 811
:J. C. L.arimore .........26 1 -26 40 48 .1 88 14- 244.
Apg. Rhames ........ 68 7 1 -75 7 9 191 78- 436
Roy 3. Whitfiepd .......159 18 '24 44 :50 30 229 64- 618
. County Cfmmt4ib' one-rr1-p.istrict .4-
Jesse Gaskin .......... 2,77 15 80 116 112 53 383 105-1100
Thos. E. Grinslade ........255 14 .21 5Q 1 34 4.63 75- 927
County onjrnsistonerP--,istrict --
Nick Comforter ......... 44 11 23 40 20 47 488 85- 918
.George G. Tapper ......269 15 37 137 105 40 441 108-'if9Z
Member School Board-District 3-
E. H. Horton .........: 39 2 12 18 6 20 281 53- 431
Pervis Howell .......... 2-3 1 4 11 8 12 122 19- 200
Clyde W. Jones ........ 27 3 2 8 12 5 75 17- 149
Jesse M.-Smith ........140 16 18 65 29 32 227 25- 562
Wilbur Wells ...........217 3 -21 47 5 15 223 67- 657
State, Dnripratic G. mrpnitte.emran-
Jake Beqi. .............. 183 12 23 55 34 39 541 61- 94Z
.oy Stanley ............ ,5 8 26 59 50 35 294 89- 715


Stag Democratic Committeewoman-
Mrs. pple Cumbie ......257 15 23
Mrs. Malzie Griffin .....111 6 27-
Mrs. B. E. Kenney, Sr. 96 1 17


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Mrs. Be


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\55- 744
27- 328
69- 841


;ENNEY ANDD ,IR.. 7.4.4. Mrs. .alzie Griffin was in
CUMBIE HIGH WOMEN tli4rd pl.ce -nqW 328 votes.
tate Democratic committee- -
Mrs. B. E. Kenney, Sr., Some men try to make their
he high vote of 841, with wives believe washing the car is
elle Cumble second with part of their household duties.


See the Ne w, 1940 ELECTRIC RANGES


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cooking are TWINS when it comes to being
CLEAN-SAFE--FAST-CHEAP. Decide now
to investigate the 1940 Electrc Ranges.


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THE STAR,; PORT ..ST. JOE, GUL;F -'C'OUNVrY, FLORibX:


FRIDAY, MAY lg,. 1'940'


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Petunia of Ideal Shape

Wins All-America Medal


Plant breeders working with bed-
.ding plants have in mind an ideal
which might be described as fol.
lows: A dwarf, compact plant
forming as nearly as possible ahemi-
sphere of color. They would like
the flowers to be so numerous that
leaves are never-or hardy ever-
seen; and the plant should bloom
without check until frost kills it.
This ideal has so far not been
realized, and it may be better so.
A plant that "stayed out" so com-
pletely as that would hardly seem
alive. Still, it mist be admitted
that the breeders have something,
"when they seek a plant that will
grow compactly, and produce a
inass of bloom. So when judges in
the All-America trials for 1940 saw
the new petunia Cream Star, they
recognized its merit and awarded
it a silver medal.
This petunia is the nearest ap-
proach to the ideal plant that has
.yet been produced in petunias. It
grows in a compact mound and its
flowers are so freely produced that
it always registers as a color mass.
The color is faintly cream, though
;giving the effect of white in the


Health Department Outcome of County

Starts Drive On TB Commission Races


City Should Have

More Precincts


McLeod Elected State
Senator For Franklin
---


___ APALACHICOLA, May 9 R.
IDon McL.od led J. A. Shuler
Long Ballot and Large Number or 809 to 701 for state senator from
Votes Polled Caus.s Election Franklin county, with S. C. Coun-
Officials Tedious Job cil third with 366 votes.
S Costa Vathis won the post of
Before another election is helc representative, 945 to 696, from
.he city of Port St. Joe should be Duncan Davis, and Charles Itollina
divided into two or more precincts le' W. J. Lovett for sheriff, 599 to
n order to lighten the work o1 551, with Stanford Bragdon third
election officials counting vote,. with 543 and Bill Owens fourth
With 1095 of Gulf county's total with 268.
f 2.23 registered voters in the A. S. Hamm led for superinten
city, counting the long ballot that' dent of public instruction over G.
w'as used Tuesday placed- too P. Helms 743 to 691, John Moore
-much wo-k on the shoulders of running third with 505.
'he election officials. They worked F. A. Hoffman defeated Mrs.
throughout Tuesday night andl up Eleanor Floyd 975 to, 911 for tax
mntil 3:00 a. m. Wednesday, and) assessor, and for tax collector 0.O
et received no more pay than the C. Melvin defeated Harry Sawyer
election officials at the Ewing Still 1023 to 851. For county judge, Ro-
precinct with but 31 registered land E. Brown polled 786 votes to


voters.
Port St. Joe is showing a steadily
-nounting population and in our
opinion there should be at, least
three precincts here, which would.
allow about 500 voters in each by
next election.

LATE STATE RETURNS
Latest available returns in state-
xvdin tnp d otmnfinA in nth r


X-Ray Clinics To Be Held In Port Tapper, Connell and Gaskin Go In; columnss .follow U
t.e and Apalachicola In E- Daniel and Kemp; Hardy and rcolumns follow:n, 16,21;
and Apaachcol In Ef Whitfield to Figt t Out Tasurer-Larson, 16221;
Virt. To Eradicate Disease ard, 26,218; Wainwright, 89,7
Railroad Coxmmissioner-Do.
---In the county commissioner races Ralroad Commisslner-Dok
Realizing that there are a num- in Gulf county, George. Tapper won ; eacock
ber of undiscovered cases of tu- out over Nick Comforter n the Attorney General-Bentley,
335; Conklin, 27,518; Donnell,
lberilosis in Franklin and Gulf Port St. Joe district, 1192 to 958.35; onk, ll
counties among both the white and In the Wewahitchka district, W. 844; Martin, 31,297; Watson,
colored population, Dr. R. J. Lamb, IR. Connell'was returned to office 013.
Ui.e7tar of the Gulf-Franklin coun- by a majority of 359 over his two Comptroller rown, 27,366
ty health unit, with ,his staff of opponents, the vote being: Connell 1 ; F
nurses and sanitary -officers, on 1168, W. E. Brockette 413, and C.
May 1 started an extensive cam- F. Hanlon 396. L
paign to ttiy and& uncover as many | In District 2, Jim S. Daniel was I O
;cases as possible. 'high man with 736 and F. L. Kemp ___. ____0_g


Rich-
0,2.
uglas

85.-
30.-
85,-


Lee


320 for Willian Sawyer and 245 for
C. I. Henry.


MY THANKS

I am deeply grateful for the
.splendid vote g:ven to me in the
Primary of May 7th. I shall do
all in my power to merit the con-
fidence which the good people
of Gulf County have shown in
me. I hope that each and every
one will call on me whenever 1
may be of any assistance.
Faithfully yours,
E. CLAY LEWIS, Jr.

APPRECIATION
I desire to express my thanks
to those good friends who worked
and cast their ballots for me in
Tuesday's election.
NICK COMFORTER.


Notice to 90og Owners

Notice is hereby given t'i-t I will be at the City Hall
from two.(2) until four' (4) o'cloock P. M. the week of
May 13th to 18th for the purpose of inoculating dogs
Issuing licenses as prescribed by City Ordinance. Li-
cense for each dog within the City is $1.50. No charge
will be made for inoculation.
All dogs found within the City after May 20th that do .
not have license and inoculation identification will be
impounded and destroyed as required by Ordinance.


TROY JONES,
Chief of Police, City of Port St. Joe


'hiis campaign will be followed
'by.an X-raying of every suspect or
Port St. Joe on Monday, May 27,
:at the Masonic hall, and in Apa-
lachicola on Tuesday, May 28, over.
SAustin's store.
'"Less is being heard of the con-
trol of tuberculosis but more is be-
ing heard of the eradication of the'
('sease." said Dr. Lamb. "However.


second with 530 votes.
District 3 will see a runoff,be-
tween W. G. Hardy, Sr., with 811
and Roy B. Whitfield with 618.
Jesse Gaskin, present chairman
of the board was returned to office
over Thos. E. Grinslade by a count
of 1100 to 927.

THE JOB FOR THE MAN
Collegiate: "Father, I've a notion


before tuberculosis can be eradt- to settle- down and start raising
cated it must be brought under et- chickens."
fective control. The open cases and Father: "Better try .owls. Their
their contacts must be found and hours will suit you better."
X-rayed. '
"Unfortunately, we do not get nosed early.
hold of a tuberculosis *case until "The program will prove an ex-
it is well advanced. That is why cellent.means of health education,"
the help of the public is so neces- concluded Dr. Lamb, "and I nope
s"ry in helping the health depart- that we will get good co-op'eration
ment find these cases. Tuberculo- from every source in the two
sis is curable if found and diag- counties."


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA


FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1940)


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Petunia Cream Star
garden. When it is recalled that
yellow is the one color so far miss-
ing from petunias, except as a faint
tinge, it will be realized that this
variety is an important one from a
breeding standpoint.. If its excel-
lent growth habit can be trans-
mitted to offspring, and the faint
tinge of yellow strengthened, then
great progress may be made in
petunia breeding.
In the meantime Cream Star is a
grade one product, and will be found
the best white petunia to date, ex-
cellent for window boxes, tubs and
borders.