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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: August 9, 1940
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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 fattest grow-
ing little newspaper-dedicated to
the betterment and upVuilding of
the City of Port St Joe.


Port St. Joe-Site of the $7,500,000
DuPont Paper Mill-Florida's fast.
est growing little cjty. In
the heart of the pine belt.


The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Fnture Industrial Center


VOLUME III PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY., FLORIDA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1940 NUMBER 44


Seaman Meets


At Canal Bridge


Blountstown Youth and Sailor Be-
ing Held Pending Investiga-
tion By Officers

George Williamson of Blounts-
town and W. D. Byrd of Houston,
Texas,'are being held'at the county
jail in Wewahitchka in connection
with the death of Clyde G. Wal-
ters, a seaman from a tanker Inak-
ing port here last week. The
former is being held on a hit-and.
run charge, while Byrd is being
held on a manslaughter charge.
The body of Walters was found
on the highway on the Port St.
Joe side of the canal bridge near
Highland View, according to Chief
of Police Troy Jones angl Sheriff
Byrd Parker, .and bore marks in-
dicating that he had been as-
saulted before being run over by
the car of Williamson.
Witnesses stated that William-
son's car ran over the body and
he was pursued from tills city to
Blountstown before he was cap-
tured.
It was understood here yester-
day that Williamson had posted
bond and was at liberty pend-ing
hearing of the case.

PRE-SCHOOL CLINIC TO
BE HELD NEXT .WEEK

According to Dr. R': J. Lamb
head of the Franklin-Gulf health
unit, there will be a pre-school
clinic held in the Port St.-Joe
school building from 2 to 5 p. m.
on August 15, and for the colored
children of the- city from 2 to b
p. m., August 29 at the new school
in the colored quarters.
Members of the P.-T. A. and
parents are asked, to co-operate in
making this pre-school roundup a
complete success. Every child ex-
pecting to enter school this fall
is urged to attend -this clinic as
the health department is anxious
for each child to have a complete
'physical examination before en-
tering school.
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GAS TAX BOOST FOR DEFENSE

Due to the 50 per cent jump in
federal gasoline taxes, it is esti-
mated that Floridians will con-
tribute $1,792,000 annually to the
national defense fund.


CrippledChildren's


At Centennial Building August 22
Under Sponsorship of Amer-
ican Legion and Auxiliary

The Florida Crippled Children's
Commission will hold a clinic at
the Centennial building in Port St.
Joe on Thursday, August 22, from
9 a. m. until 5 p. m., under spon-
sorship of the 4merican Legion
and Auxiliary. Lunches will be
served to the children and thehi
parents.
All old cases are urged to at-
tend this clinic, and new cases
wishing to have examination art
asked to see their local doctor or
get in touch with the county
health department. This clinic is
for children under 17 years of age.
It will be appreciated if any
person knowing of a crippled child
will report it to the health office.
Co-operation of this sort may help
some handicapped child to become
normal again. The clinic is for
white and colored children and in-
cludes hare-lip and cleft palate
cases.
Transportation for crippled chll-
dren outside of the Port St. Joe
area will be furnished by the Le-
gion. Children in Port St. Joe will
gather in front of Schneider's de-
partment -store and transportation.
will be provided to the Centennial
building.


C. G. Rish, .supervisor of regis-
tration for Gulf county, announces
that the registration books are
now open at his office in the
county court house at Wewa-
hitchka for those who did not
register for the May primaries
and who desire to vote in the No-
,vember general election.
The books will be open for a
period of 30 days from Monday
through Friday; hours, 9 to 11
a. m. and 2 to 5 p. m.

BAND INSTRUCTOR NAMED

The Gulf county school board,
at its meeting Tuesday, named
Howell Hampton ,of Ocala as 'band
instructor for the Port' St. Joe
and Wewahitchka school bands to
replace Dan Farmer, resignedL.. Mr.
Howell will interview band appl;-
cants at the band room Tuesday,
August 20, from 4 to 6 p. m.


LEADERS OF W. C. T. U.




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PT ... Am -i es waHa i-IiiRB~.''. ... MaH
When 3000 White Ribboners meet in Chicago, August 9 to 14, for
the 68th annual convention of the National W. C. T. U., this trio
again will be in the spotlight. Left to right: Mrs. Ida B. Wise
Smith of Evanston, Ill., now serving her seventh term as national
president; Mrs. Ella A. Boole of Brooklyn, president of the World
W. C. T. tI., and Mrs. D. Leigh Colvin of New York, national vice-
president.


SNAKEBITE VICTIM


Letha Mae Rowan, 6 years old
with bandaged right hand, which
was bitten by a copperhead mo
casino snake in religious rites a
Adel, Ga. Medical aid for the gi
was spurned by her parents, wh
insisted that members of the cu
can handle poisonous snaKes.


Legion Commends

Pepper On Speed


Featured By Fish Fry


Gulf County Post No. 116, Amer
ican Legion, adopted a resolution
Monday night commending th
speech of Florida's Senator Claud'
Pepper before congress Monday it
which the fiery Floridian, in corn


Senator Claude Pepper
meeting on Col. Chales A. Lind,
bergh's Sunday speech at a Chi-
cago peace rally, termed the avia-
tor "the chief of the fifth column
in this country."
The post also made plans for a
membership drive for the ensuing
year and formed two teams, one
headed by J. R. Johnston and the
other by Larry Evans, in an effort
to boost the membership of the
organization above that attained
this year.
The next meeting of the post
will be held August 21 at Wewa-
hitchka at-which time a fish fry
will be in order with the ladies
invited as special guests.

E. C. Pridgeon left Wednesday
for St. Louis, Mo., for a several
days' business trip for the railroad
company.


High Waters

Damage Road


Regi,

Ped


Death On Road Clinic Will Be Held


Above is a picture of the Web- Northwest Florida, turning out
endorfer Little Giant automatic printed matter at high speed
job press installed last week by with absolute precision and al.
The Star to handle the large together automatic. The public
volume of commercial printing Is invited to drop in and watch
now being turned out by this this mechanical marvel do its
shop. The new press is a far stuff-it is fascinating even to
cry from the old hand-fed platen the editor, who has seen and
type presses in use in most of worked with automatic prOess
the smaller printing shops of for a number of years past.


VOTERS MAY REGISTER Next Meeting of Local Post Wi
FOR GENERAL ELECTION Be Held At Wewahitchka and


Is
First Severe Gulf Disturbance of
Season Causes Extremely
High Tides In Bay Ordinanc
sione
The two-day tropical storm, the
first severe Gulf disturbance of
the season, which struck Monday At the
and Tuesday on the Texas-Louisi- of Port
ana coast, brought extremely high commissi
tides to this section, causing the Tuesday
waters of St. Joseph's Bay to pile ance req
up and beat relentlessly against bond anC
the shore.
The continual battering of the taky
waves, which were breaking over Te
Highway 98 at several spots be- eo
persons
tween this city and Beacon Hill, retail or
threatened to cause washouts on
employed
the highway, and several crews of porio
eporations
men were hurriedly rushed, to the of goods
endangered places by the state
road department and put to work with the
placing sandbags along the em- gaphs an
of $500,
d, bankment. doi
doing bus
;h The breakers dashed high at have no
-. Highland View, and for a time itfo-
for their
at looked as though the Forehand The ne
rl garage, which is built over the wa-
o1 ter, would be demolished, the so
It waves threatening to underminebusiness
the highway at that point. in to e ai
However, due to the instant ac- (corpo
,tion of the state road department,
all danger spots were reinforced
and no serious damage done. HARDE
h ---- TERP
Mill Closed Due Cary

To Short Circuit of Forid
Washingt
a third te
Failure of Motor Halts Work; Ex- velt. Ha
pect to Resume Operations tradition
By This Evening any presi
a law with
e The St. Joe Paper company mill as sacred
e closed down Wednesday morning self."
n due to failure of a motor whicn Declarin
t- shorted. electric lines to the pulp "had hi
mill, burning them out. said it wa
According to information yester- man was
day from the executive offices of cratic noi
the company the mill should re- "We w
sume operations by tonight. The campaign
only possible delay beyond that crowd abo
time will be the fact that sufficI- of a gre
ent electric cable will not be avail- Roosevelt,
able to complete repairs. "Will the
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CRUISER HONORS STATE

A cruiser now being built by The vo
the United States navy will bear was called
the naine "Tallahas-see," it was by Chief
1 announced, this week. tice drill.
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NEW PRESS GOES TO WORK FC
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station of

Idlers In City

Now Required

e Passed By Commis'
ers At Request of
Business Men

request of business menf
St. Joe, the board of city
owners at their meeting.
night passed an ordin-
luiring the posting of a
d registration of all per-
ing retail orders in the

dinance requires that all
selling at retail or taking
iers for goods who are
by persons, firms or corp
having no regular stock
in the city to register,
city clerk, post photo-
nd provide a surety bond
as residents of the city
siness with such-persons
means of tracing them
own protection.
sw ruling will not apply
n.s having a license to do
in the city or to persons
ploy of a person, firm or
on having a license to do
ntinued on Page 4)

E OPPOSES THIRD
M FOR ROOSEVELT

H'ardee, former governor
la, expressed himself at
on, D. C., as opposed to
erm for President Roose-
,rdee asserted that the
against a third term for
dent was "an unwritten
a binding forbe almost
d as the Constitution it-,

ng that the president
self drafted," Hardee
.s "seen to" that no other
built up for the Demo-
mination.
*ill hear much in this
from the 'pie counter*
out how the rank and file
eat people drafted Mr..
," Hardee said, adding,
people be fooled by it?"

FIRE DRILL

lunteer fire department
I out yesterday afternoon
Troy Jones for a prac-


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

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

Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
One Year........$2.00 Six Months......$1.00
Three Months......... 65c

-.i Telephone 51 }-

The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely asserts; the printed
wdrd thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
is lost; the printed word remains.

THE PRICE OF LIBERTY
As true today as when written 150 years


fruit growers and those in other lines of en-
deavor in this great state of ours.
We confidently predict that Holland will
have the people of Florida back of him when
he assumes office. So many governors, un-
fortunately for the state, have not had this
unified support. There always have been too
many defeatists whose misguided feeling of
loyalty has caused them to go right on op-
posing the governor because, for no other
reason, they may have opposed him when he
was running for election. Holland already
has a public record-a record of service, and
one that none can belittle-and his ought to
be an administration of, by and for the
people.
War clouds hover over much of the globe.
Millions are being spent in this nation for a
military and naval program and a defense
system never dreamed of a few years back.
Florida's place in this great undertaking is
a conspicuous one. There are problems of la-
bor. problems of production, problems of


ago: -tatn and s
"It is the common fate of the indolent to tate co-operation and sup
see their rights become a prey to the active. service, and many problelr
The condition upon which God hath given as to be peculiar only to
liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which state.
condition if he break, servitude is at once If the coming four year
the consequence of his crime and the punish- momentous achievement,
ment of his guilt."-John Curran, 1750-1817. guess. And we'll miss our
executive ability and states

STATE HAS CONFIDENCE IN HOLLAND sard L. Holland doesn't
coping with these varied pro
Generally after a state gubernatorial elec- successful manner.
tion one hears talk and rumors of this and
that which bring misgivings that rumble on oor old Trkey seems
and on, but with the elevation of Spessard The Turk was on the Ger
L. Holland to the chief executive's chair, an a
air of complacency extremely rare in Florida nazified, and neither does h
following such a campaign, has settled over united. books like he'll
the state. munized. Looks like he'll ng.
the state.
There seems to be a feeling of confidence cized or lose everything.
that Holland will make a good governor andestion
that if and when he replaces some public of- It question whether
ficial or the, directing head of some state world can survive this era
agency, he will have done so deliberately, nation and the perverted u
with sound advice and good judgment. invention. It is a sorry reco
SAt least that is what we have observed In race which was given the
Port St. Joe and surrounding communities, supposedly to enable it tc
And this feeling of confidence is being ex- above brute beasts.
tended as the governor-elect finds out what
is going on by meeting with industry, labor, The secret of success is
fishermen, educators, .farmers, cattlemen, of a failure.


pport, problems o
is of such nature
Florida, a tourist

s are not to be of
we will miss out
guess, too, if the
smanship of Spes-
prove capable of
oblems in a highly



to be on the spot.
man side in 1918,
doesn't care to be
ie care to be corn-
have to be angla-



the peoples of the
of so-called civili-
ise of science and
ord for the human
ability to reason,
live on a plane


not to


get scared


Jimmy Greer and Fred Perry Mrs. J. W. West returned Tues-


left Tuesday afternoon for Don-
aldsonville and Cuthbert, Ga., to
spend their vacation.
Miss Louise Gehan of Tallahas-
see is the guest this week df Miss
Claudia Houstoun.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Guin oz
Bristol were guests Saturday or
Mr. and Mrs. Hoke Larkin.
Miss Gertrude Boyer of Atlanta
is the guest of her brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin
Ramsey.
Mr. and Mrs. Vic Bernal and
children of Nashville, Tenn., a,-
rived, Wednesday and are guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Bernal.
Janie Fisher, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. T. E. Fisher, is spending
this week in Panama City visiting
friends.
Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Watts o0
Lakeland spent last Friday in the
city as guests of Mr. and Mrs. V.
H. Wellington.


CLASSIFIED ADS

FOR SALE
FOPR SALE-Skiffs and bateaus.
See Autha Soderberg, St. Joe
Lumber Co. 7-12tt
COTTAGES FOR RENT
Cottages at Beacon Hill by the
year; furnished or unfurnished.
See Mrs. Smith at cottages. Act
quick! L. N. Smith 9-6T*
LEGAL ADVERTISING
NOTICE
This is to notify all who have
not registered with the County
Registrar, that the registration
books will be open on August 5th
in the office of the Supervisor of
Registration in the Court House
at Wewahitchka for a period of 30
days.
This registration is open for
those who did not register for the
May primaries and who wish to
vote in the General Election. The
books will be open in the office
of the Supervisor of Registration
from Monday morning through
Friday afternoon. Hours: 9 until
12, and from 2 until 5 p. m.
C. G. RISH,
Supervisor. 01
8-9 8-23 Registration.


day from a two weeks' visit with
her brother, W. W. Kelly, in Daw-
son, Ga.
Elgin Bayles of Tallahassee was
a week-end visitor in this* city
with his family.
B. A. Cogdill of Lakeland was a.
business visitor in the city Mon-
day.


DR. J, C. COE
D E N T I.S T-
Office Hours: 9 to 12; 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Bldg. Port St. Joe


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ENJOY A DAY'S

FISHING!


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at

MIDWAY PARK
On Gulf County's Famed

DEAD LAKES
----o----
Our BOATS are Dry and
Clean. .. Our CABINS
are Clean and Completely
Furnished
o-
This Friendly Camp is Mid-
way of the Lakes, at the
County Line
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J. L. KNOWLES
Postoffice Address
WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA
S.........------ 4


Sparkling Comedy

on Screen Tuesday

"Ladies Must Live" Is a Glowing
Story of a Country Boy and a
Night Club Entertainer

A film bubbling over with ro-
mance and laughter is "Ladies
Must Live," playing Tuesday only
at the Port theater. Co-starring
Rosemary Lane and Wayne Mor-
ris, the picture tells of a glowing
romance between a country boy
who has made his millions in the
city and a lovely night club en-
tertainer.
Morris invites an oldi chum to
act as best man at his wedding.
The pal, played by Roscoe Karns,
lets his small town point of view
get the better of him and disrupts
a beautiful romance. Eventually-
Karns learns that Rosemary is
not a gold-digger and sets about
to patch up the broken love, affair.
On top of this he has to bear the
"I told-you-sos" of his wife. He
carries out a plan to reunite th4'
lovers, and luckily for him ana
everyone else, it is successful.
*4-------
Mr. and Mrs. B. W.Eells, Jr., re-
turned to the city Sunday after
spending their honeymoon at Fort
Walton, Pensacola.
Mrs. J. W. Smith arrived from
Sumatra this morning and will be
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. S.
Smith for several days.
Miss Johnnie Mae Balcom left
Monday for Dothan, Ala., to visit
relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Drake ex-
pect to spend the week-end In
Bainbridge and Iron City, Ga., vie-
iting relatives.


Mr. and Mrs. Massey Ward and
Mrs. A. L. Ward left Saturday for
New York to attend, the World's
Fair. Mrs. George W. Ward joined
them in Tallahassee.
Major H. L. Davis of Gulfport,
Miss., was the .guest Thursday ot
last week of Junior Costin at the
Costin beach cottage.
Miss Ruth Smith of Savannah.
Ga., is the guest of the Misses
Margie and Dorothy Costin at
Beacon Hill.


FOR BETTER

HEALTH
Milk is an energy food. It is
easily digested and is grand
alone or with other foods.
Enjoy the benefits of the
valuable vitamin content of
Fresh Milk.

Pasteurized for Your Protection


SOLOMON'S

DAIRY
Distributors of Bruce's Juices

Thomas Solomon
Local Representative


Living the "electric way* means having an electric range, refrigerator
and water heater in your home, in addition to modern lighting and -the
assistance of various small appliances. Combining all your household
operations electrically gives you the opportunity to buy your electricity
at a constantly lowering average cost. It's the ideal way to economize
and still gain the advantage of the most modern and efficient servant-
Electricity.

HUNDREDS of our customers have already
e switched to All-Electric Service. Thousands have pur-
T chased one or two of the three major appliances and
probably will soon be completely electrified. With all
this interest in All-Electric Service, we know that you,
too, will find this modern type of service';deal for your
home. Talk to your Electrical Dealer about it today.

See Your


ELECTRICAL DEALER


FLORIDA POWER CORPORATION


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


FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1940


PAGE TWO







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Society Personals Churches

LANETA DAVIS, Editor


METHODIST CIRCLES IN
BUSINESS MEETING
The circles of the Methodis
,church held a business meeting a
the church Monday afternoon wit
Mrs. J. L. Temple presiding.
A song, "If Ever I Love Thee,
opened the meeting, followed wit
prayer by Mrs. R. W. Swatts. Th
minutes of the previous meeting
were read by the secretary, Mrs
Franklin Jones, followed by th
treasurer's report by Mrs. Swatts
and dues were collected.
An appeal was made for dona
tions of money and clothes o
th-e war refugees, this to be given
by the Society ot Friends. Rev. D
E. Marietta outlined a new or
ganization, "Society of Women to
Christian Service," to replace the
missionary society organization
since- the churches of the Norti
and South have united.
The meeting was dismissed with
prayer by Rev. Marietta.

MISSES COSTIN ENTERTAIN
AT BEACH HOME
Honoring Miss Ruth Smith, their
house guest, the Misses Margie
and Dorothy Costin entertained
about 50 members of the younger
set at the beach home of their
parents Monday evening. Refresh
ments of sandwiches, cookies and
iced tea were served, after which
dancing was enjoyed at Van's.

HONORED WITH PARTY
Miss Hazel Bagley was honored
with a farewell party Saturday
evening at the home of her sis-
ter, Mrs. David Jones, on Fifteenth
street, given by several members
of the younger set. Games and
dancing were enjoyed and refresh-
ments served. Miss Bagley left
Sunday for her home in Doug-
lass, Ga.

Mrs. A. L. Ford and son left
Wednesday for their home in
Tampa after spending several
weeks here as ,the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. B. H. Graves.


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BY THE A
WEEK Sm

Dining Room

Open to the Public

Club Breakfast, 6 to 9....25c
Lunch, 12 to 2 ...........35c
Dinner, 6 to 8 ..........35c


MRS. M. O. FREEMAN
Corner Reid Ave. and 3rd St.
Griffin Grocery Building




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BAPTIST Y. W. A.
ELECTS OFFICERS
The Young Women-s Associa-
tion of the, Baptist church held
its first meeting Monday evening
at the home of the Misses Alice
and Alma Baggett with Mrs.
SBenny Grace, councellor, presita-
ing. The following officers weru
Selected: Miss Edna McLeod, pres-
Sident; Miss Alma Baggett, vice
president; Miss Marie Nations,
secretary and treasurer; Miss
Ruby Strickland, program chair-
man; Miss Alice Baggett, member-
ship chairman.
Following the business session
the hostesses served ice cream
and cake.
The next meeting of *fi associa-
tion will be held at the home ot
Mrs. A. E. McCaskey on August
20.

BAPTIST W. M. U. MEETING
HELD MONDAY AT CHURCH
The Women's Missionary Union
of the Baptist church met at the
church Monday afternoon for the
regular monthly business meeting
with Mrs. A. E. McCaskey preside
ing.
The meeting was opened with
the devotional by the leader, fol-
lowed by prayer. The regular
business routine was held with
reports received from officers and
chairmen of the circles. A commit-
tee was appointed to work with
the club that is making layettes
for underprivileged mothers. The
meeting was dismissed with prayer
by Mrs. W. J. Daughtry.

INTERMEDIATE GIRLS
'IN MEETING MONDAY
The Intermediate Girls' Auxili-
ary of the Baptist church met
Monday at the home of Mrs.
Marion Grogan for the first busi-
ness meeting of the month, with
Juanita East as hostess and Flora
Mae Cason in charge of the busi-
ness hour.
After the. regular business an(d
reports from various chairmen,
games were enjoyed and refresh-
ments served to the eight mem-
bers present.

GIRL SCOUT TROOP
MEETS MONDAY
The Girl Scout troop met at the
health department Tuesday with
Miss .Claudia Houstoun in charge.
The girls were taught "spatter
printing" and simple toys were
made for the well baby clinic.
Mrs. Marc Fleischel was appointed
assistant leader.
Games were enjoyed after which
the meeting was closed with
"Taps." Miss Louise Gehan of
Tallahassee was a visitor.

Mrs. B. C. Burns returned to her
home this week after spending
two weeks here as the guest of
her .parents, Mr. aid Mrs. A. M.
Jones, Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. J idk Samford left
yesterday for Louisiana to visit
relatives.


SATURDAY SUPPER CLUB
ENTERTAINED BY S. BARKE
The members of the Saturday
Night Supper club were enter-
tained, last week by S. L. Barke
at the Sea Grill at Money Bayou.
Those accepting Mr. Barke's hos-
pitality were Mr. and Mrs. Basil
E. Kenney, Mr. and Mrs. E. Clay
Lewis, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Mars
Fleischel, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. H. I-.
Saun.ders, Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Robertson, Dr. A. L. Ward, Mr.
and Mrs. Basil E. Kenney, Jr., W.
T. Edwards, Stanley Sheipp and
George Tapper.

MRS. ROBERTS HONORS
SON ON BIRTHDAY
Honoring her small son, who
celebrated his ninth birthday, Mrs.
H. F. Roberts entertained a num-
ber of little frien.bs at n'er nome
on Garrison avenue Monday af-
ternoon. Games were played on
the lawn after which ice cream
and cake were served. The hon-
oree was the recipient of a num-
ber of attractive gifts and many
good wishes.

BERNARD PRIDGEON, JR.,
CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY
Bernard Pridgeon, Jr., cele-
brated his tenth birthday Satur-
day afternoon with a picture show
party. -Following the show the
guests were treated to ice cream
and cake at a nearby drug store.

MRS. T. OWENS HOSTESS
TO THURSDAY CLUB
Mrs. T. Owens was hostess to
the Thursday Evening Bridge club
last week at her home on Long
Avenue. Vari-colored cut flowers
decorated the living room where
two tables were in progress. At
the conclusion of play, prizes were
awarded to Mrs. W. C. Edwaras,
high, and Mrs. Owens receive
cut. The hostess served refresh-
ments of cookies and iced drinks
to her guests.

METHODIST SENIOR CLASS
MEETS WITH MRS. SMITH
The senior class of the Metho-
dist Missionary society held its
class meeting Tuesday evening atL
the home of Mrs. R. W. Smith. A
discussion was held regarding
plans for the class meetings, af-
ter which the hostess served re-


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MRS. E. CLAY LEWIS
ENTERTAINS CLUB
Mrs. E. Clay Lewis, Jr., enter-
tained the members of th-e Thurs-
days Bridge club yesterday at her
home on Sixth street and Garrisont
avenue. Cut flowers attractively
arranged decorated the porch and
living room where tables were
placed for play. Following several:
progressions, scores were tallied
and high and cut prizes presented
after which the hostess served de-
lecta'ble refreshments.

J. R. Cawthon left Wednesday
for points in Indiana and IllinoPB


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I.As. E. Do-en and children left
Surinay to visit relatives in Fort
Myers.
Mr. and Mrs. James Bevis ot
Tall.'.bisFee were the guests Weu-
nesday aind Thursday of Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Mira.


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REGISTRATION OF PEDDLERS Bowen Larkin of Bistol is the
IN CITY IS NOW REQUIRED guest of his brothers, M. B. ana
-Hoke Larkin.


(Continued from Page 1)
uIlsiln'ss in the city.
Violation of Iprovis:ons of the
ordinance may be punished by a
f:ne not to exceed $50 or 30 days-
imprisonment, or both, at the dis-
:retion of the municipal judge.
In addition to passing the new
ordinance the city commissioners
provedd the carrying or insur-
ance by the city's automotive
equipment consisting of the police
car, fire truck, garbage truck, wa-
ter and sewer department truck
and the truck used on the city's
WPA projects. The policies carry
$5000 and $10,000 public liability
and $500 property damage. Cost o0
the insurance was $175.
The city clerk was instructed
o write all taxpayers who have
not paid their 1938-39 taxes ask-
ing them to pay at once in order
to avoid additional penalties.
A petition was presented to the
board from property owners on
Third street requesting that that
street be hardsurfaced. The com-
missioners agreed that such work
would be done at the earliest pos-
sible time.
Selwyn Chalker, Gulf county
sanitary officer, appeared before
the board requesting that immedi-
ate action be taken to place
dairies delivering milk within the
city on a graded basis by Septem-
,er 1. He was instructed by the
commissioners to inform all dairy-
men that such action had been or-
dered by the city and to aid them
in bringing their dairies up to re-
quirements.


LHEAVEN TOO'i,'e A 4 Mrs. Harvey Childs and children
have returned to their home in
Donald Duck Latest News Lynn Haven after spending a
S 0 0 0 0- S" I"q week here as guests .of Mrs.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 Childs' mother, rrs. Sally Mont-
gomery.
WAYNE MORRIS Mrs. W. D. Jones and small son,
ROSEMARY LANE Travis, of Headland, Ala., are the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. C.
-A inE Smith at their home in Niles.
"LADIES MUST I Mrs. A. M. Brammar of Jackson-
jville is the guest this week of her
SLIVE" son, Charles Brammar.
Mrs. George McCall has re-
turned ,to her home in Palatka at-
TWO COMEDIES ter spending a week here as the
aa t guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Out-
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14 law. Mr. and Mrs. Outlaw accom-
panied her to .Palatka, returning
Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Thompson
have returned to their home in
Rc. STERLING Viia GIMOR fi Dothan, Ala., after spending sev-
ll f Feral days in the city :.s guests ot
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Smith.
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