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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: October 6, 1939
Frequency: weekly
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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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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).
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The Star-Florida's fastest grow-
ing little newspaper-dedicated to
the betterment and upLuilding of
the City of Port St Joe.


THE


STAR


Part St. Joe-Site of the $7,500,000
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 II PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1939 NUMBER 51


CITY PURCHASES

NEW FIRE TRUCK

Contributions are Being Asked
From Residents; Expect
--- Deivery In 60 Days

At a special called meeting oi
the city commissioners Tuesday
night, held at request of the vol-
unteer fire department, the city
board authorized purchase of ,
new Ford fire truck, equipped
.with a 95 horsepower Mercury
motor, from the American La
SFrance company at a cost of
,$3275. The city will .be. allowed
,$200 on its present equipment,
making total cost of the new
,tnck ,3,075. Delivery is expected
within the next 60 days.
It Asanticipated purchase of the
new' fire wagon will be instru-
mnenteal in lowering insurance
-rateT'I Port St. Joe, and with
this in' view a petition is being
,'circulated asking for donations to-
ward paying for the truck.
In addition to the list of those
contributing published last week
:'n The Star, the following have
added their bit: C. G. Costin, $25;
.B. E. 'Parker, $10; W. W. Barrier,
.$10; Damon Peters, $10; G. L.
Duran, $10; Lemon Butts, $10; T.
,M. Schneider, $10; Hpdge Davis,
$1S0; Carver Drug Co.,' $10; C. J.
lurlbut, $10. Ths i makes a total
of $25' contributed to date. The
volunteer fire company also has
$409 in its treasury which will go
Toward purchase.of the new.ma-
,chine-

Extend Time To

Secure Licenses

Drivers' Licenses Can Be Obtainea
Until October 15 Without
Taking Examination

.D. W. Finley, state motor ve-
hicle commissioner, Monday noti-
fied County Judge Thos. R. L. Car-
ter that he could continue issu-
ance of drivers' licenses without
examinati-on as to fitness to oper-
ate a motor vehicle until October
15.
Even with the extension, how-
ever, 'officials do not know just
how fitness examinations' will be
conducted. The department or pub-
lic safety, with its road patrol, is
directed to make the examina-
tions,, but the road patrol has not
been organized. It may designate
local officials as examiners, but
none have been designated in Gulf
cregnty and rules have not yet been
made.
Governor Cone, who is chairman
of the safety department execu-
tive board, said the patrol would
.not be organized "until we see
how much money we will get from
the sale of drivers' licenses." He
said, too, that it would not be at
full strength (60 men) if collec-
tions are not sufficient to cover
all costs.
--------
CONE NAMES LAKELAND MAN
AS HEAD OF STATE PATROL
W. F. Reid, banker and former
-city official of Lakeland, was
named Tuesday by Governor Fred
P. Cone as director of the Florida
State Road Patrol.
The patrol director serves a,
the pleasure of the state safety
department, while other patrol em-
ployes will serve under a form of
civil service.


WILL RETIRE


State Treasurer T. V. Knott,
who has announced that he will
retire at the expiration of his
present term, January 1, 1941.


Knott to Retire

At End of Term

Has Served In Various Capacities
In the State Under 11 Gover-
nors During 38 Years

William V. Knott, who has
served with or under 11 gover-
nors of Florida, will retire from
the office of state treasurer at the
close of his present term, January
3, 1941.
Noted for his remarkable grasp
of state affairs and unusual know -
edge of land descriptions through-
out Florida's 67 counties, the ven-
erable official will complete 3s
years in the state's employ on
October 20.
Coming to Florida in 1881 In a
"covered wagon," he has been a
forceful figure in this state's his-
tory. He has held the offices bf
state auditor, treasurer, comp-
troller and superintendent of tne
Chattahoochee hospital.
In one of Florida's most bitter
political wrangles, Knott was de-
feated for governor in the 1910
general election by Sidney Catts.
Knott was declared the Demo-
cratic nominee by the state can-
(Continued on Page 3)
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A. C. Whitehead

Called By Death

Aged iMan Found Dead' n ,Bed
Wednesday; Been Resident of
This City Seven Years

A. C. Whitehead, 67, was found
dead in his bed Wednesday morn-
ing at his home on the Kenney
mill road near the St. Joe Ice
company plant. He had been in
poor health for some time but was
able to be up and around. He had
been a resident .of Port St. Joe
-bout seven years, having come to
this city from Alabama.
Deceased is survived by his
widow and two children, Mrs. D.


Chamber of Commerce In
Meeting Monday Evening

First regular meeting of the
Port St. Joe Chamber of Com-
merce was held Monday evening
with a fair crowd in attendance
T. E. Fisher, newly-elected presi-
dent, presided.
A review of the past year's work
as well as future plans was pre.
sented by Secretary T. W. Wilson.
it was voted to hold the regular
meeting for the membership the
first Monday in November.

Tomorrow Last

Day to Nominate

School Trustees

Names May Be Placed On Ballot
By Securing Signatures of
Five Eligible Voters

Channcey L. Costin, superinten-
.dent of schools for Gulf county,
states that under the new school
,code passed by the 1939 legisla-
ture, tomorrow, October 7, is the
last ,day on which names may be
submitted to his office for placing
on the ballots for school trustees.
Nominations for trustee may be
made by petition or. five or more
persons qualified to vote in the
election, which will be held on
Tuesday, November 7, and the pe-
tition must be filed at the office
of Superintendent Costin not la-.
ter than tomorrow, which will be
30 days prior to the election.
However, it anyone fails to file
their papers and desires tp run
for trustee, they may start a
write-in campaign and have their
friends and neighbors vote for
them by writing their name on the
ballot in the space provided for
such purpose.


New


Fords On

Display Today


St. Joe Motor Company Proudly
Presents 1940 Line of Out-
standing Beauty

There's .a big time going on at
the St. Joe Motor company to-
day, for the new 1940 Fords are
on display, and W. O. Anderson
and his crew are strutting about
proudly, pointing out to admiring
townspeople the improvements on
the new models.
The new cars are big, substan-
tial and powerful in appearance.
Front end designs are distinctly
modern and the bodies gracefully
streamlined. New features include
a finger-tip gearshift on the steer-
ing column, controlled ventilation
system, improved hydraulic shock
absorbers, sealed-beam headlights
and many other points too numer-
ous to mention.
Pictures of the new cars will be
found on page five of this Issue,
but to get a better idea of the
beauty of these 1940 creations ,go
down to the St. Joe Motor com-
pany salesroom.
^ __ / __^^


C. Arnett and Everett Whitehead, U. S. ENGINEERS TO STUDY
all residents of this city. NAVIGATION IMPROVEMENT
Services were held yesterday According to an Associated
morning at 9 o'clock in the Rob- Press dispatch from Washington,
erts cemetery near Wewalfitchka, Major, General Julian L. Schley,
with Rev. H. F. Beaty officiating. chief of army engineers, tate
Monday that he had ordered a re-
BAND TO GAINESVILLE view of navigation improvements
The Port St. Joe high school at St. Joseph Bay to determine
band, under the direction of Dan whether the existing south chan-
Farmer, will go to Gainesville to- nel from the turning basin here
morrow to participate in the Flor- should be enlarged and main-
ida-Mississippi football festivities, tainted by the government.


SENTENCED


James H. Kelley, former Wewa-
hitchka banker, who was sen-
tenced to three years in Atlanta
Wednesday by Judge A. V. Long.


Kelley Is Given

3-Year Sentence

Former Wewahitchka Banker Says
Head of Defunct Panamra ,Bank
To Blame for FaTse Entries

James Hayward Kelley, former
Wewahitchka banker and state
legislator. of Gulf county, well-
known and well-liked In Port St.
Joe, was stnt-iened to t"itee years
in the Atlantr. federal pepitenti.
ary by Judge A. V. Long in U. S.
district court in Panama City,
Wednesday when he entered a
plea of guilty to violation of thi
-national banking laws.
Kelley had been indicted on
:nine counts by a federal grand
jury at Marianna. He was sen-
tenced to three years on the firs:
count and a year and a day on
each of the others, the sentences"
to run concurrently.
Speaking to the court before he
was sentenced, Kelley blamed the
influence of the president of a de-
funct Panama City bank for his
failure. The government h a a
charged that false entries werh
made in tre accounts of the We-
wahitchka State Bank's accounts
to cover money which Kelley sail
was advanced to the Panama City
bank..

City Licenses

Are Past Due

Ten Per Cent Penalty Will Be
Assessed Unless Paid Be-
fore November First

City Clerk M. P. Tomlinson calls
the attention of everyone doing
business within the city limits or
Port St. Joe that occupational i1-
censes were due and payable on
October 1, and that unless paid
before November 1, a penalty or
10 per cent additional will be as-
sessed, as provided by law.
Clerk Tomlinson states that ap-
proximately $1000 has been paid
in to date, but that there are a
large number of concerns and in-
dividuals who have not yet se-
cured their licenses.
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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Pridgeon are
announcing the arrival of a 7,2-
pound son on Friday, September
.29, at Lisenby hospital, Panama
City. The young man has been
named Anthony Lawson Pridgeon.


SPECIAL TAXES

NOW EFFECTIVE

Beginning Today Levies Are
Placed on Cigarets, Gas
And Theater Tickets

The city's new ordinance levy-
ing special taxes on cigarets, gas-
oline and theater tickets becomes
effective today and everyone pur-
chasing these articles will have to
pay, in addition to the regu-ar
price, one cent per pack on cig-
arets, one-half cent per gallon oh
gasoline, two cents on 25-cent tlie-
ater tickets and one cent on 15-
cent theater admissions. Thee Is
no tax on the children's 10-cent
theater tickets.
Estimates vary on the amount
these special taxes will bring in to
the city's coffers, but it is antic,-
pated that the revenue will be in
the neighborhood of $7000 or
$8000 a year.
* City Clerk M. P. Tomlinson has
received the special decalcomania
cigaret tax stamps which are now
being issued to all those who pur-
vey cigarets. The stamps are light
blue in color and bear a drawing
of the Constitution Monument en-
circled by the words "City of Port
St. Joe, Cigarette Tax, Ic."
Merchants are required t9 place
the stamps on all packages of cig-
arets sold within the city limits.
In transferring the stamps to the
packs. a sheet of them is placed
In- a pen -of.waler tio'looe lbrhem.
they are then slid off the paper
onto the package, where they are
allowed to dry. There Is no possi-
bility that these stamps can be
used a second time,, as they are
very fragile when removed from
the supporting paper.

Boy Bitten By

Hog Recovering


vTwo-Year-Old Tot Reported Rest-
ing Easily At a Panama
City Hospital

Reports yesterday were that
James Leroy McLemore, 2-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank McLe-
more of White City, was -resting
comfortably at a Panama City hos-
pital and indications were favor-
able for his recovery.
The small tot was brought to
this city Thursday of last we'e
suffering from a pierced lung re-
ceived when a hog attacked him.
He received emergency treatment
from a local physician and was
taken to the Panama City hos-
pital.
Little James was playing witn
his puppy in the yard of his home
when the dog barked at a passing
hog. The hog ran into the yara,
apparently enraged at the puppy,
but attacked the cnild when the
dog ran out of his path.
As far as is known this is the
only case on record in this sec-
tion of Florida of a hog attacking
a human being.
---- ----
PORT NEWS
S.S. Governor John Lind of the
Bull Line sailed last Friday for
Baltimore with a cargo of paper
from the St. Joe Paper company.
S.S. Dorothy of the Bull Line
sailed Wednesday for Port New-
ark with cargo of paper from the
St. Joe Paper company.
A cargo of salt cake was brought
in Wednesday by barge from New
Orleans for the Sf Jdo Pagi G-









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WOMAN'S CLUB HOLDS FIRST
MEETING OF THE YEAR
The Port St. Joe Woman's cluD
held its first meeting of the year
Wednesday afternoon in the Cen-
tennial building, which was of-
fered by Mayor Sharit and ac-
cepted by the club as its new
home. Thirty-six members were in
attendance, including two new
members, Mesdames E. H. Horton
and Floyd Hunt.
Mrs. Basil Kenney, Sr., vic.-
president, presided in the absence,
of the presiTent, Mrs. W. A.
Smith, who is visiting in Indiana
In the absence of Mrs. H. W.
Soule, chairman of conservation,
Mrs. Basil Kenney, Jr., gave a
most inter'estitlg talk on prepara-
tion of the soil and planting of
flowers for this time of year and
this section, also on the care oP
lawns through the winter months.
Co-operation of the club in spon-
soring a monthly recreation pro-
gram at the Centennial building
for children of the county was re-
quested by Mrs. J. A. Whitfleld,
county home demonstration agent,
and Mrs. J. L. Sharit and Mrs.
Robert Bellows were named as a
committee to make the necessary
Arrangements for the programs.
Miss Murnice Taunton, who was
awarded a 4-H club short course
scholarship by the Woman's club,
appeared before the members and
told them of her appreciation for
being selected for the trip and
what it meant to her.
Following adjournment, a de-
lightful social hour was enjoyed
by all present. Mrs. S. C. Parker
being the winner of a contest was
presented a beautiful pot plant.
Punch and sandwiches were
served by the hostesses for the
afternoon, Mesdames J. L. Miller,
Edwin Ramsey. Fred Curtis and
M. C. Edwards.

BAPTIST TRAINING UNION
IN MEETING HERE
Nomination of officers for the
Northwest Coast Baptist Training
Union for the coming assoclatlonal
year was made here Sunday after-
noon by the nominating commit-
tee. At the Northwest Coast Bap-
tist Association gathering, which
Is scheduled to convene here Oc-
tober 18 and 19, the officers nomi-
nated will be voted upon.
The committee was as follows:
Gene Stewart of First Church in
Panama City; Miss Etta Bell
Fleming, Immanuel Church, Pan-
ama City; Miss Alice Ward, Lynn
Haven; Mrs. Hubert B. Turner,
St. Andrews; Miss Alma Baggett,
Port St. Joe.

PRESBYTERIAN LOYALTY
MONTH BEING OBSERVED
Do not miss the services in the
Presbyterian church next Sunday
"Christ Our Priest" is the morn
ing topic, and at Inight, "What
John's Gospel Teaches About
Christ." The knowledge, of these
truths will prove a blessing to
you. Come!
Watch for notices of next Sun-
day's topics next week. You are
certain to be interested in them.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS
ENTERTAIN INTERMEDIATES
The teachers and officers of the
Baptist Sunday school entertained
the Intermediate department of
the Sunday school last Friday eve-
ning with a social in the basement
of the church. Indoor and outdoor
games were enjoyed, after which
refreshments oF ice cream and
cake were served to about 35.

RAFFIELD-STONE
Bert C. Raffield and Miss Myr-
tie Stone of Panama City werm
united in marriage at the Presjy-


P.-T. A. IN FIRST
MEETING OF YEAR
The first meeting of the year
was held by the Port St. Joe Par-
ent-Teacher's association Thursday
night of last week in the high
school auditorium with a record-
breaking number of enthusiastic
parents and teachers present.
Following the opening song and
address of welcome by the new
president, Mrs. E. A. Horton, a
short business session was hela
at which time it wos voted to as-
sume the responsibility of buying
a piano for tEe school. Charles
Parker was elected to fill the
place of Collis Land as treasurer.
D. G. McPherson introduced the
room mothers that were present,
as well as the teachers. County
Superintendent C. L. Costin gave
an interesting talk on "Financing
of Schools In Gulf County."
It was voted to have all future
meetings on the third Thursday
night instead of in the afternoons,
thus giving the fathers and work-
ing mothers an opportunity to at-
tend.
A social hour was enjoyed, at
which time "get acquainted"
songs were sung and refreshments
served by the social committee.
** *
GIRLS' AUXILIARIES
ELECT OFFICERS
At a meeting of the Intermedi-
ate Girls' Auxiliary of the Baptist
W. M. U. held last Thursday af-
ternoon at the home of Miss
Gwendolyn Howell, officers for the
ensuing year were elected, as fol-
lows: President, Flora Mae Ca-
son; vice-president, Marie Na-
ti!ons; secretary, Dorothv Costln;
treasurer, Virgie Pridgeon. Com-
mittee chairmen appointed were:
Program chairman, Betty Jo Lane;
personal service, Carolyn Baggett;
social, Mildred Smith and Helen
Wright; stewardship, Gwendolyn
Howell; library and publicity,
Edna McCloud; mission study,
Margie Kirkland; music, Margie
Costin.
The Junior Girls' Auxiliary met
in the church last Friday and
named the following officers for
the year: President, Mary Helen
Gangneiux; vice-president, Betty
Streetman; secretary, Hazel Ca-
son; treasurer, Carolyn Gang-
neiux. Committee chairmen: Per-
sonal service, Jerry Sowers, so-
cial, Geraldine Parker; member-
ship, Lary Louise Wooden; coupon
Wilma and .Sadie Wooden; pub-
licity, Betty June Wright; stew-
ardship, Jackie Fillingim.

MRS. LEWIS PERRITT
HOSTESS TO J.A.M.CLUB
Mrs. Lewis Perritt was hostess
to members of the J. A. M. club
at her home Moniday night. Sew-
ing and contests were enjoyed,
with Mrs. B. A. Pridgeon and
Mrs. J. M. Smith being winners
of attractive prizes.
A delicious salad course, coffee,
hot chocolate, sandwiches and
cookies were served to Mosdames
W. H. Howell, J. M. Smith, B. A.
Pridgeon, Sammie Davis, J. E.
Perritt, Leroy Gainous and Miss
Edna Davis.

LEGRONE-BOYETTE
Miss Emily Boyette of Tampa,
who is attending the Port Si.
Joe high school this year, and
Russell LeGrone were married
Thursday of fast week in Apa-
lachicola, with Judge Sawyer of-
ficiating. Present were Mr. and
Mrs. Alex leGrone and Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Harris. Following the
ceremony the couple left for
Tampa on a short wedding trip.
1f0


Mrs. C. E. Boyer and sons, Ed
and Tommy, and little Edwarc


G. A.'s AND R. A.'s IN
JOINT MEETING
The Junior G. A.'s and the It.
A.'s of the Baptist church held a
joint meeting Tuesday afternoon
observing the state mission sea-
son of prayer. Mrs. A. L. Ezeli
was in charge and presented the
following program:
Topic, "Building Like Jesus, the
Carpenter." Devotional by Mrs.
E. A. McCaskey; prayer by Mrs.
E. C. Cason; song, "Solid Rock'";
"Work That Needs to Be Done
for Christ in Florida," by Mon-
selle Roberts; introduction to
"Cities of Florida," by Mary Helen
Gangneiux. A jig-saw puzzle of
Florida was presented by Mrs.
Ezell and was put together as
members gave the following talks:
"Key West," by Geraldine Parker;
"Lake Okechobee," by Dorothy
Minus; "Work of Mr. and Mrs. T.
M. Johns at Children's Home In
Arcadia," by Otho Powell; "Italian
and Spanish People In Tampa," by
Carolyn Gangneiux; "Work at
Stetson University," by George
Wimberly; "St. Augustine," by
Betty Streetman; "Work at the
University of Florida," by Emory
Cason; "State Baptist Headquar-
ters In Jacksonville," by Hazel
Cason; "Florida State College for
Women," by Dudley Powell; "The
Work of Rev. T. O. Reese and Rev.
C. L. Wattenbarger In West Flor-
ida," by Mrs. J. O. Baggett.
Mrs. McCaskey led in prayer
and Mrs. Ezell presented each
member with an envelope for their
state mission offering, after which
the meeting was dismissed by re-
peating the Mispah.
Sfr EPISCOPAL LAYMEN IN
MEETING AT CAMP WEED
A meeting of the laymen of the
Episcopal church of the Diocese
of Florida was held Sunday at
Camp Weed. Following arrival the
laymen and wives were called to
worship in the Chapel of the Roly
Cross with Bishop Juhan officiat-
ing. Immediately after the service
all were invited to thie Gulf Inn
where a delicious luncheon was
served. The afternoon was taken
up with lectures to the laymen of
the different parishes in regard to
their duties to the church. About
fifty were, present.

BERNARD PRIDGEON IS
HOST AT WEINER ROAST
Bernard Pridgeon, Jr., was host
to a number of little friends Mon-
day afternoon on a weiner roast
at the beach. After hiking out to
the beach near Oak Grove the host
and guests roasted weiners, re-
turning to the city at eventide.
They were acc-mpanied by Mrs.
B. A. Pridgeon and Miss Eana Da-
vis. Those invited were Joe Wells,
Billy Howell, Archie Nations, Ed
and Tommy Bartee.

WELLINGTONS ENTERTAIN
WITH OYSTER SUPPER
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Wellington
-entertained with an oyster supper
Saturday night at their home on
Hunter's Circle. Oyster cocktails,
scalloped oysters, fried oysters,
hot rolls, iced tea and French fry
potatoes were served to M.i: an
Mrs. Sammie Davis, Mr. and Mrs.
B. B. Conklin and E. A. Conklia.

B. A. Cogdiil was a week-end
visitor in Tallahassee, the guest
of his daughter, Miss Ursa Cog-
dill, who is attending F. S. C. W.
Mrs. G. W. Vining, Mrs. Cec::
Moore and little son Davis, and
Miss Corene Davis left last Satur-
day for Orlando, after spending
part of last week here as guests
of their brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Larkin were


erian church Sunday night by Pridgeon visited Monday with week-end visitors in Bristol. Monte
Rev. H. F. Beaty. They will live Mrs. E. C. Pridgeon, who is a pa- reports fishing as exceptionally
in Parker. tient in a Panama City hospital, good in that section.


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Society Personals Churches

LANETA DAVIS, Editor


for
he
as
cie
ing
Ma


the Episcopal church, to be
Id October 25, was discussed,
the Methodist missionary so-
ety is to be in charge. The meet-
g was dismissed by Rev. D. E.
.rietta.


ALTAR SOCIETY MEETS AT
HOME OF MRS. DARCEY
The St. Joseph's Altar society
met Monday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. J. J. Darcey on. Hunter's
Circle with eleven present. The
meeting was opened by repeating
the Lord's Prayer. Minutes of the
last meeting were read and ap-
proved, also the report of the
treasurer. Old business was dls-
posed of, after which a benieit
bridge party for raising funds was
discussed, the party to be held at
the Centennial building Octobel
11 at 7:30 p. m. Following the con-
clusion of business, the hostess
served ice cream, cake and mints.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bellows,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Curtis, Mr. and
Mrs. B. B. Conklin, Mr. and Mrs.
Sammie Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Owens and son, Tommy, Jr., at-
tended the meeting, of Episcopal
Laymen at Camp Weed Sunday.
Mrs. B. A. Cogsdill has returned
to her home in Gainesville after
spending a week here.
Fred Gwaltney of Pahama City
visited in this city Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Bernal re-
turned Sunday after spending two
weeks in Nashyile visiting rela-
tives of Mr. Bernal.


THEATRE
OPENS
DAILY
2:45
Continuously


CLASSIFIED ADS

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

SPECIAL PRICES ON LOTS are
being offered until Oct. 15 on
lots in Garden Crest Develop-
ment at White City by Rev. H.'
F. Beaty. 9-15 10-6

TWO. COTTAGES FOR SALE
Waterfront
Five rooms (two bedrooms) and'
batht (complete). Front and bac.l
porches screened. Electric~llihts
annd water.
$1450 EACH
TERMS--200 down and balance
at $20 month. Interest at 50%
$1850 CASH
Lot Size 50 by 90 feet

FOR SALE-First 10 lots in Ben.
der Addition at 20% reduction.
Investigate this before buying!
J. L. KERR, Realtor -'"
Port St. Joe, Florida
FOR RENT

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HOLD JOINT MEETING OBSERVES BIRTHDAY
The Susannah Wesley and the Jimmy McNeill celebrated h:s
Marie Jones Circles of the Meth- fifteenth birthday Sunday at the
odist Missionary society held their home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
regular business meeting of the J. T. McNeill, at Cam.p Palm, with
month at the church Monday ar- a dinner. Those invited to enloy
ternoon with a good attendance, this delightful affair with the host
The opening song was followed were Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Moore,
with prayer by Mrs. A. M. Jones, Miss Murnice Taunton and Miss
Sr. The secretary's report and re- Lunette Hammock.
ports of various chairmen wera r a
heard and approved, after which i!. l. H. H -'unders spent Mo "
the regular business session was .'a in Til i 'L:see., tile guei
held at which time the luncheon ?r-. 1ln B .Tles-.


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Keep This Bulb Planting Depth Chart. It Will Be Helpful to You.
How deep should fall bulbs be depths useful to refer to when the
planted? In general, about four planting task is begun.
times the diameter of the bulb. The If the ground in which the bulbs
beginner should not understand by are planted has been newly spaded,
this rule that precision measure- and is quite loose, the depths
ment is required, and an inch should be increased an inch or so,
more or less in planting a Darwin to allow for settling, and because
tulip bulb may mean the success of the increased effect of frost
;r failure of the flower. heaving on newly turned soil. Also,
.Naturo is seldom meticulous in late planted bulbs, which have no
1uch matters. At the sometime the opportunity to make roots before
ilanter would do well to see that his the soil freezes, may be set a little
:-ulbs are planted approximately at deeper, to protect them from frost
the cotimum depth. Tulips, for action.
example,. if planted much .deeper Tulips should be set 5 to 6,iaches.
than the recommended 5 to 6 inches deep. Narcissi need, about the
(above the top of the bulb) will same depth from the top of the
probably bloom, but likely-later bulb, but owing. to the different
than you expect. If planted less shape and sometimes the much
than the reconimended depth, they larger size, the base of the bulbs is
may also bloom, and at the right usually .,deeper than the tulips.
time.. But should the winter be an Snowdrops and scillas should go
open one, with lots of freezing down about 2 to 3 inches. Crocuses
..and;thawing, shallow-planted. tulips should have 2 inches of soil over
are likely to be heaved entirely them. The erythroniums need about
out of the ground. They certainly -4 inches of cover. So does Fritillaria
will be a risk. meleagris. Anemones for cold
Some fall bulbs are not planted frame planting need only an inch
to a depth of four times their diam- of soil.
The lilies need the~deepest plant.
inmg, and most of them can go as
big bulb, should be planted only deep as 7 to 10 inches with good
3 or 4 inches deep. The crown im- results. The distance apart is rath-
penal, a large bulb, wants shallow er elastic, but in general 5 inches
planting, about 2 inches. The be- is the closest any.of them should
ginner will fin a chart cf T0I~ wantedd.


"Goodby, Mr. Chips" At the Port
-- a -,- '-*' R.ia _-.u- 2.._..- -L :


'TerryKilburn and Robert Donar in "'--dbye, Mr. Chips"
This picture plays next Thursday and Friday at the Port theater.

Crosby Rings Gong won't sell, and he loses jobs with
_J n an alarming facility.
In New Saga of Song Then Bing, after watching a
Group of newsboys dance and sing,
organizes them into what he con-
"The IStar Maker," Playing the siders a great kid act. But no
Port Theater Sunday and Mon- manager will take it. To help him
day, Is Great Entertainment Miss Campbell persuades a thea-
trical manager to give Bing a try-
Bing Crosby, the nation's bell- out. He is successful, hires Ned
wether in the purveyance of song, Sparks as press agent, sends kid-
rings the gong in Paramount's die acts out to play theaters
new comedy drama, "The Star across the country.
Maker," playing Sunday and Mon- He presents an all-kiddie revue
day at the Port theater. on Broadway, starring Linda
Cast as a dreamy, penniless Ware, but the Gerry society closes
song writer, a young fellow who the show by enforcing a law stat-
writes songs which do not sell, ing that children cannot work af-
Bing is at his best. And he is ably ter 10 o'clock at night, and Bing
supported by a cast including Lou- loses out on his kiddie shows.


ise Campbell, Linda Ware, sensa-
tional 14-year-old singing dis-
covery; Ned Sparks and Walter
Damrosch, conducting the Phil-
harmonic Orchestra of Los An-
geles.
The story finds Bing trying to
persuade Louise Cdmpbell to
marry him. She finally consents.
They are happy, but Bijg's songs


As the picture approaches a
climax, Bing tries to climb to the
top of the entertainment world
again, with Miss Campbell encour-
aging him as always.

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statement to make," he continued,
"with regard to my choice or rec-
ommendation for the vacancy cre.
ated by the resignation of Judge
Alexander Akerman."
Questioned concerning his plans
for a campaign for re-election, the
senator said that reports from all
sections of the state were most
favorable but at the moment he
felt the interests of the state ana
nation demanded that he give his
full time and best thought to his
job.
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Knottt to Retire

At End of Term

(Continued from Page 1)
passing board after a re-canvass
of the .primary returns on order
of the supreme court. Catts ran
as the Prohibition party candidate
in the general election.
On the death of J. C. Luning in
1928, Knott was appointed state
treasurer by Governor Martin. He
defeated two opponents in the
general election that year and was
unopposed in 1932. In 1936 he de-
feated two candidates in the first
primary by a majority of U,037
for re-election as state treasurer.
The treasurer says he feels
"fine" but realizes that he is ap-


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PAGE THREE







PAGEFOU TH STA, PRT T. JE, ULFCOUNY, LORDA FIDA. OTOBE 6,193


WENT EAST BY SAILING WEST

TH E STA R Next Thursday, October 12, is Columbus
Day at which time the memory of Christo-
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla., pher Columbus will be revived.
by The Star Publishing Company
by The Star PublishingCompanyStory books tell us that, as a lad, Christo-
W. S. SMITH, Editor pher Columbus was fond of playing on the

Entered as Second-class matter, December 10, harvest. He liked to see ships unload goods
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida, from far places and watch them sail away
under Act of March 3, 1879. into an ocean which had so much of terror
and the unknown. It was much more fun to
Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance and the unknown. t was m h more fun to
One Year........$2.00 Six Months......$1.00 look at the white sails than it was to help
Three Months.........65c his father make wool ready for the spinners.
There have always beeh boys who like to
-- Telephone 51 j play around the wharves and nowadays there
are others who spend their spare time near
The spoken word is given scant attention; the airports watching another kind of ship
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely asserts; the printed leap off to the modern adventure. Out of the
word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word dreams of the boy in Genoa came the ex-
is lost; the printed word remains.
plorer, the man who determined to find, for
the benefit of commerce, a water route to
AGRICULTURE IMPORTANT India and the ast.
India and the East.
History may be only a study of the past, The young man preparing himself for his
but often it points the way out of present adventure, talking to sailors, studying maps
difficulties to a more secure future. Someone and charts, and giving himself over to deep
else who has been over the same road or one thought;,hit upon an idea which, in its time,
similar to the one we are traveling today was as important as a new continent. He
may be able to give us valuable pointers along !would reach the east by sailing west; woula
the way. 'reach India by doing a "Corrigan" and going
In emphasizing the importance ot a vigor- in the "wrong direction"; would prove be-
ous agricultural people to the very-existetnce. yond doubt the world was round!-
of a nation, we might take the case of Rome. As with many another momentous decision
Time and again a nation has emerged and or corclusioin, this one was derided. Years
grown out of the fresh vigor supplied by its later flying attempts at.Kittyhawk made men
rural areas, the independence of its farmers laugh in the same way. It so happened the
and the productiveness of its soils,- olly to son of a man who made wool ready for the
reach a tuiriiing point when its farms were spinners was one of the most persistent menr
depleted of their fertility and of their stal- in history. He could not rid himself, for a
wart people. Those nations, without excep- moment, of the big idea, and in time saw It
tion have declined unless something was transformed into ships equipped for the Jour-
done for their agriculture. ney westward. If Columbus sailed into the
The vigor of the early Roman republic was winds and the long delays on his famous
sapped by draining the farmers into the Ro- voyage, it was after he had buffeted scorn,
man legions. The farmer-soldiers returned to discouragement and poverty on shore. He
their homes, which were left in charge ot was one who "sailed on' and because of his
their wives and families, and frequently resolute qualities and confidence it was he
found them in decay and their families moved. who happened to be the one to find America
away. More and more the returning soldiers for the world.
drifted to the cities. The farms were bought Annually, when we observe Columbus Day,
up or forfeited to large operators and the there are those who remind us that earlier
social institutions of the farm and the farm voyagers, from the north of Europe, made
community broke down. A large part of the ,expeditions across the Atlantic. There are
once vigorous farm. population was congre- those who say the Chinese and the Poly-
gated in the cities. It was to prevent their nesians reached our western shores from over
action as mobs that the ancient Caesars pro- the Pacific. Nothing in that detracts from
vided food and circuses With the destruction the achievement of the boy who dreamed on
of Rome's independent farming class it was the docks at Genoa. He discovered America
inevitable that Rome must give way to for a world in ignorance; he went east by
fresher, more virile peoples. sailing west.
Every effort was made during the days of
the Roman republic to institute agricultural BETTER RECONSIDER, MR. COE
reforms. None of them went to the root of Charles Francis Coe, gangster stoiy author
the problem and they only postponed the of Palm each, candidate for Senator Charles
evitable day of reckoning. 0. Andrews' seat in the senate, apparently-
We cite the case of Rome to show that na-oesn't thin much of those gelemen who
tions do not survive independently of their tlakep state legmlatures. In a talk before
makeup state legislatures. In a talk before
agriculture. Whatever the cause, destruction01-he Bele G e y cb t o
the Belle Glade Rotary club the other day,
or impoenrishimnt ft-of nie 'iidepifdent farm he said that "of all the political nit-wits in
cl,9.-in any nation inevitably means the be- merica, the voters sifted out the third-rate
ginning of decay. And that is what will hap- thinkers and parked them in the 48 state
pen to this nation unless the farmers are legislatures."
given a better break than they have been get- We'd advise you to reconsider that remark,
ting during the past twenty years. fella, for it just might be possible that you
-1. 1 "- c -: _


This old world is all right, and if you think
it isn't, it's you that's all wrong.

Don't pan the Sharks if they lose a game
or two. Get behind them all the more firmly
and enthuse them on to victory.

If Gulf county motorists would be as slow
with their driving as they have been about
going after their drivers' licenses, the speed-
ing problem would be solved.

Looks like those congressmen opposed to
repealing the neutrality act will have to do
a lot of fast and furious orating to keep
America out of the European mess.

k Christmas is just around the corner, and if
you haven't ordered your "personalized"
greeting cards, you'd better drop ini at The
Star office and make your selection today,


will have to call on these "nit-wits and thirn-
rate thinkers" for some help during the course
of your campaign for the senate. Those same
"nit-wits" must have a few friends in ti e
counties they represent, otherwise they
would never have gone to Tallahassee.

Wonder how long that agreement between
Germany and Russia will hold?

If we remember rightly an armistice was
signed on November 11, 1918, to assure world
peace!

With summer over and with a consequent
revival of club, social and civic meetings, the
editor of The Star suggests that each organi-
zation appoint a publicity chairman, if they
do not already have one, to be responsible
for reporting all meetings. It will assure of
no errors. bring appreciated co-operation and
the editor's gratitude.


much more war, as John Bull will
L E T E R S sneak out and let France bear the
burden. He made Poland believe
TO THE EDITOR he would help them, but did he do
anything to help them? He let
the Germans kill thousand ms-of -l-
THE CRISIS IN EUROPE nocent women anR "children alnd
Editor The Star: sends his own women and children
The present crisis in Europe is out into the country where they
to my mind the greatest poker are not likely to get hurt.
game that ever was played, with Those congressmen and senators
France, England and Poland hold- who want to repeal the neutralliy
ing four-flushes. Germany has a act should be put in the front
good pat hand, as well as Italy, lines if war should come.
with Stalin dealing, and he is a, I agree with Bill Borah, Hiram
expert card shark who can deal Johnson and Vandenburg, although
from the top, bottom or middle of I am a Democrat I am glad to see
the deck, and who will fill whose- such men' as Lindbergh, Wier,
ever hand will give him the big- Henry Ford and Eddie Ricken-
gest divvy-which is not likely to backer, who I know personally,
be England or France. opposed to it.
Uncle Sam is sitting in the next I have no use for Hitler, neither
chair debating if he should try to do I have any use for John Bull,
help any of the bunch. He would even though my wife is half Eng-
sorter like to help England ane lish. Why should we take sides?
France, but he pulled their chest- we're supposed to be neutral, and
nuts out of tire last war and got let us be neutral, not half neu-
the laugh for it. They made him tral. What could we gain by get-
pay for carrying our boys ove& ting into the war? Nothing! There /
there in their boats and also is nothing over there that -ve
charged him rent for the time his want or that would do us any
soldiers were on French soil, then good. We have everything to lose
refused to pay back the money he and nothing to going.
loaned them to carry on the war. With Germany, Russia, Turkey,
I was told on good authority Italy and Japan, and the small
(a personal friend of our prest- countries that would be compelled,
dent's secretary) t h at Lloyd to join the German combine thru
George came over here and got fear of the same fate suffered by
down on his knees and implored Poland and Czechoslovakia, there
our president to get in the war would be unlimited resources to
with them, which he refused to co. cary on the war. Japan with the
Then he went back and had the vast resources of the conquered
unsitania sunk to get us in, and .iprt of China, could furnish rnil-
they blamed it on the Germans, ions of soldiers to the cause.
As it was the only way they coula If we got into it the chances,
oet us'to help them. as Colonel Lindbergh .indicated,
I was in the Canal Zone at the ale that we would lose. If peace
time, and the stories that the is not made shortly, you will see
Australians, Canadians and New Germany go throhgn France like
Zealanders told me about the Eng- she did Poland, but not -so fast,
lish Tommies were anything but as France has more resources.
flattering. They said they woulo So I say, let the neutrality act
-ake a town and Mte English of- alone and don't let Wall Street
ficers would take them out and smear its ill-begotten dollars with
put the Tommies in to hold it. the blood of our soldiers, who
But they would let the Germans would have to pay with their lives.
retake it and they would have to I disagree with Father Cougnhln
;o back and lose a lot of their in many things, but I am with him
boys to retake it. heart and soul in his effort to
My nephew wrote to his mother keep us out of war.
and said, "Mother, when I get J.L. KERR.
home, if I ever do, I won't owe
LaFayette one d- cent, aniy KEPT HIM BUSY
personally, when on furlough. Two men who had departed th.;
licked an English Tommy every earthly sphere ran into each other
chance I got, as they were always, "out there." One was a resident-'
slurring us and saying 'Why did of heaven and the other was re-
you fellows come over? We dia siding in the other place, an bhe
not need you. We had the Gei- was telling what an easy life be"
mans licked,' and many other in- led. "You know," he said, "I don't
suiting things." do much of anything except sit
The English papers called us around the fire and keep my feet
American pigs when we asked warm. How is it up where you
-that their war debt be paid, anq are?"
now they are trying to get us to "I've been kept busy showlnh
help them again. around the sun and hanging oui
If the neutrality act is not re- the stars at night-you see, we're
pealed there Is not likely to be short-handed where I am.'


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


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1939.









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THE TATTLER
/ THE STAFF
Editor-in-Chief ... Dick Stepp
Asst. Editor...Max Maddox
Sports Editor..Joe Lilienfeld
Q Society Editor ...........
S .......... Martha Hinson
Reporters ...... Florence
SFac:one and Opal Greene
Joke Editors ........Paul
Johnson and Al Schneider
Sees All, Knows, All, Tells All About Port St. Joe High School


Sharks Win First MUSIC AND CHEERS PEP
UP FOOTBALL PLAYERS
Game of Season -Following a band concert at the


Take Altha Grid Aggregation On
Local Field By 49-0 Score

The opening football game of
the St. Joe Sharks last Friday re-
sulted in victory for the local
team in a 49 to 0 wallop over a
weak and inexperienced Altha ag-
Sgregation.
The game unofficially began
S morning in chapel when


chapel program last Friday, the
cheer leaders were called to the
front and several cheers were
given to instill that good old school
spirit in the student boay and the
players for the football game with
Altha in the afternoon.
Miss McClellan introduced a
new song to the school-"Cheer
for Gold and Purple"-which was
received with enthusiasm.
Principal D. G. McPherson made
several announcements pertaining


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several school songs and cheers to the football game and time of
were heard. A parade was formed the parade, when we were to turn
at 2 p. m. at the school with the out school and the number or
band leading, then the football classes we were to have Friday
squad and lastly the students. The afternoon.
line of march was through the
business district to the football LET'S ORGANIZE PEP CLUB
field. Hi, students, what about organ-
The game got underway at 3:30 izing a club to create a little more
wit.8t- oe kicking to Altha. The pep in our studentbody. You know,
-Ba11 was downed on Altha's 10- In order to help win football
yard line where the Sharks forced games. Cheering helps: a lot.
the invaders to .punt on their How many are willing to help
fourth down, with the ball going arouse a stronger spirit and a
out of bounds on the 40-yard line more widespread enthusiasm to-
6n the first play Hufft carried ward athletics?
the .ball, behind perfect interfer- Altthough the new and inex-


ence, for a touchdown. From then perienced cheer leaders are doing
on the Sharks carried the game to very well, the effect' of a cheer-
Altha in a 49-0 victory. ing section will be much greater
It was a good, clean game all with the aid of a "Pep Club."
the way, with both teams playing How's about joining our Pep
their ,best. club? Something St. Joe High has
The starting lineup for the never had before. See the head
Sharks was: Grimsley at center: cheer leader, Opal Greene.
Stepp at left end; Schneider at Come, students, be yourselves!
right end; Maddox, left half; Lane,
quarterback; Hufft, right half. ROUNDER
All 16 players on the St. Joe Were the football boys thinking
-uad were used during the fray, of the victory of winning the
.ving them all some experience. game Friday or what was to fot-
, he second game scheduled will low?
be-ayed today at Crawfordville. We wonder if the footnali boys
Despite minor injuries suffered by collected all their debtts.
members of the team, they will be S. S. is wearing a ring. Tell us
-in perfect condition for the game. the boy friend's name, S. S.
The football squad \desires to Say! This marriage business is
express their appreciation for the getting serious. We hope it isn't
Wholehearted co-operation of the contagious!
townspeople, and especially to What senior boy is very fond oi
Millefrs drug store for the ice bald heads?
cream and the Port theater for the Looks as if St. Joe Hi students
show passes. really have the football spirit this
year. What about some pep?
We see M. G. is wearing a ring. Why isn't A. F. as jolly as
Who's the lucky guy, Mary? usual? Could it be the absence of


Notice of Election of


School Trustees


Notice is hereby given by the Board of Publiic Instruction for
t'Gulf County, Florida, that the first Biennial Election for trustees,
under Chapter 19355 of Laws of Florida, 1939, will be held at
the regular voting places within the legal hours of voting on
Tuesday, November 7, 1939.
The School Code passed by the 1939 Legislature provides that
the first Biennial Election for trustees be held on the first Tues-
day after the first Monday in November, 1939, which will be
November 7, at which time trustees shall be elected for a term
of two years or for the part of such term which remains after
the terms of trustees holding office at the time of that election
expire.
No nations for trustee must be made by petition of five or
more persons qualified to vote in the election, which petition
~lnust be filed with the County Board, at the office of the County
Superintendent, at least 30 days prior to holding of the election.
The name of no person may be printed on the ballot unless
nominated as above, and not Iater than October 7. Voters still
may write on the ballot the names of persons of their choice
for trustee whose names do not appear on the ballot.

CHAUNCEY L. COSTING,
Superintendent of Schools, Gulf County.
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Here are the two Ford V-8 cars Emphasis in interior styling Is
for 1940 being presented today to! n fine appointments. Among nu-
the people of Gulf county at the merous important features are a
showrooms of the St. Joe otor finger-tip gearshift on -tie steering
column, a new controlled ventila-
company. One is a Ford V-8 and tion system and Sealed-Beam heae-
the other is a deluxe Ford V-8. lamps for safer night driving.
Top, the deluxe Ford V-8 Fordor Two V-8 engines are available,
sedan; below, the Ford V-8 Tudor,an 85 horsepower in the deluxe,
sedan. Both are big cars with'the 85 or a 60 horsepower engine
graceful lines. in the Ford V-8 models. Cars with


someone from the junior class?
(Perhaps G. S.)
How's married life, E. M.?-or
preferably Mrs. L.
What happened to S. M.'s lip?
Don't be so rough, E. H.!
There's a new attraction at
"Tally" now for a member of the
senior class. And how!

WE WONDER
Why Murnice Taunton's name
is not in the gossip this year?
Could it be she has lott her toucn?
If Lunnette has forgotten all
about Roy since a new Nash coupe
and a model A have come to town?
What has happened between
two juniors-B. J. T. and J. M.?
Why. E. H. never gets any
studying done in first period
study hall. Could it be G. M.?
Why Death Valley Charlie Is so
popular with the girls.
What new interest W. G. could
have in Panama City? (B. K.)
Why Max Maddox has to always
whisper in girls' ears? Could he
be getting lonesome?
Where the source of "The Buzz"
is coming from?

IMAGINE-
Mrs. Creech-single again.
Miss McClellan-with red hair.
Mr. McPherson-not coming to
the point.
Mr. Parker-bald-headed.
Miss Meserve-not smiling.
Miss Lee-not generous and


kind.
Mr.
tory.
Mrs.


Owens-not teaching his-

Kennington-tall and thin.


SOCIETY
We are all proud to announce
that Miss Martha Hinson, lovely
young lady of the senior class, Is
queen of the next Firemen's ball.

City Man: "I'm warning' ye, son.
It's just too bad for anybody
who sticks his nose in my bus!-
ness."
Country Boy: "Why so?"
City Man: "I make limburger
cheese and pepper."


Sen. Andrews Introduces pered th
Turnip Greens To Capital cial sess
Turnip greens a la Florida now leagues t
have a place on the senate res- ed with
taurant menu at Washington, 1. ganda ha
C., due to the fondness of Senator the restai
Charles O. Andrews for the dish. the vegel
The 'Florida senator has tem- prepared.


85 horsepower engine have im-
proved spring suspension and a
torsion bar ride-stabilizer. Four
Ford V-8 and five deluxe body
types comprise the two lines. A
new business coupe as well as a
coupe, Tudor sedan and Fordor
sedan are available in both. There
is also a deluxe convertible club
coupe with automatic top standard
equipment.


e tenseness of the spe-
ion by urging his cot-
o try turnip greens cook-
side bacon. His propa-
s been so successful that
urant chef asked him how
table should be properly


GRIFFIN GRUB SALE

Friday and Saturday, October 6 & 7

This stuff ain't so hot! But we have it, and we're getting tired
of looking at it. Yodu probably won't be able to eat any of it,
but we sure will express our appreciation if you buy some of it
and make yourself a few pennies richer, as prices are goin' up,


OIL SAUSAGE
Gal. 98c V2 Gal. 49c
COAL OIL
Gal. 85c V2 Gal. 48c
BULK RICE, lb.....6c
TRIPE, 1V2 lb. can 24c
TOILET TISSUE
6 for 25c
SALT, 3 boxes .-....10c
MATCHES, 3 bxs. 10c
HEINZ JR. FOODS
2 for 25c
DEVILED HAM
2 for 25c
TOMATOES
3 large cans 25c
IDEAL DOG FOOD
3 for 25c


Come in and look this grub over, or ring us up if you want some
of this stuff (if we don't answer we're sitting' down-try again
in a few minutes). We'll deliver if you ketch us just right and
we feel like it.



GRIFFIN GROCERY

Port St. AND MARKET PHONE 63
Port St. Joe PHONE 63-


SUGAR 10 lbs. 70c

Beechnut BABY FOOD, 3 25c
PORK & BEANS, 2 2V2 cans 25c
French Market TEA, V2 lb. 25c
French Market TEA, 3 oz. 10c

Luzianne Coffee 29c

Best Ever ORANGE JUICE r,
No. 2 can-2 for.............. L-c

Dr. Phillips Orange Juice 25C
1 quart 14 ounce can......

Monarch Grapefruit Juice 2C
1 quart 15 ounce can.... ..2
Welch's TOMATO JUICE 25C
5& ounce can
Diamo:zd Brand PEACHES 35c
No. 2V2 can-2 for ....... 3


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1939


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


PAGE FIV







PAGE SIX



THE POCKETBO

o/KNOWLEDGEN


FRIDAY OCTORFr F


LIBERAL TERMS
*Bohn gives more for your
money, any way you judge a
refrigerator Only Bohn has
the patented Fin-Grid, that as-
sures more cold per pound of
ice-more steady cold---safer
food protection! Live, water.
washed air keeps food fresher,
full of flavor! You get plenty
of crystal-clear ice cubesl
Choose your BOHN at-



St. Joe Ice

Company


Mrs. Hoke Larkin, who sl
teaching in Bristol, spent the
week-end in this city with her
husband.


Read the ads and save!


LEGAL ADVERTISING

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. IN
CHANCERY.
CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, a mu-
nicipal corporation, Plaintiff, vs.
C. G. COSTIN, M. G. LEWIS, et
al, Defendants.
NOTICE
TO: W. P. Dukes and wife,
-- Dukes, if alive and if dead,
their unknown heirs, devisees,
legatees, or grantees, any and all
parties, persons, firms, corpora-
tions, trustees, cestui que trustent,
cestui que trust, beneficiaries, or
others, claiming by, through, or
under each, any and all of the
above named known defendants.
You are hereby notified that the
City of Port St. Joe has filed its
Bill of Complaint in the above
named Court to foreclose delin-
quent tax liens, with interest and
Penalties upon the parcels of land
set forth in the following sched-
ule, the aggregate amount of such
tax liens against such parcels of
land as set forth in said Bill of
Complaint being set opposite each
parcel in the following schedule,
to-wit: Amount
Description Delinquent Tax
Lot eleven (11) in Block
forty-two (42) .......... $1.98
The above lots and blocks being
in accordance with the official map
of the City of Port St. Joe, Flor-
ida, on file in the office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf
County, Florida.
In addition to the amounts set
opposite the said parcel of land in
the foregoing schedule, interest
and penalties, as provided by law,
on such delinquent taxes, together.
with the costs and expenses of
this suit, are sought to be enforced
and foreclosed.
You are hereby notified to ap-
pear and make your defenses to
said Bill of Complaint on or be-
fore the 6th day of November, A.
D. 1939, and if you fail to do so
on or before said date, the Bill
will be taken as confessed by yo,
and you will be barred from there-
after contesting said suit and said
parcel of land will be sold by de-
cree of said Court for nonpayment
of said taxes, interest and penal-
ties thereon, and the cost of this
suit; that this Order be published
in "The Star," a newspaper pub-
lished in Gulf County, Florida,
once a week for four consecutive
weeks.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, 1
have hereunto set my hand and
affixed the official seal of said
Court this 3rd day of Octob'er, A.
D. 1939.
(Circuit J. R. HUNTER,
Court Clerk of said Court.
Seal). 10-6 11-3


Lex Green Will Seek
To Succeed, Himself PERSONALS

Congressman R. A. "Lex" Green
who for 15 years has represented Mr. and Mrs. Pete Mahon of
the state's Second congressional Apalachicola attended the fir-
district, put an end yesterday to men's ball here last Friday night.
rumors that he might be a candl- r *
date for either the governorship Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lovett ana
or the United States senate, by Mrs. Emma Farr visited Saturday
announcing his intention to run in Apalachicola.
for re-election to congress. cr af
Mrs. L. L. McKinnon of Chatta-
ANNOUNCES FOR TREASURER hoochee has been the guest or her
Coincident with the announce- son and daughter-in-law, Mr. ana
nient of T. V. Knott that he would Mrs. Howard McKinnon, the past
retire at the end of his present week.
term as state treasurer, J. Edwin
Larson of Green Cove Springs, Bill Hudgins returned Sunday
former U. S. collector of internal from his vacation, spent In Penn-
revenue for Florida, announce? sylvania.
that he would seek ,election to *
that office, subject to the Demo- Stanley Hidalgo has returned to
cratic primary in 1940. the city following a several days-
--- visit with his parents In Hace-
.Mrs. G. H. Wellington and Mrs. land, La.
B. B. Conklin spent Thursday or
last week in Blountstown. C. A. LeHardy, Frank LeHardy, i


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The St. Joe Motor



Company Extends


To the Residents of Gulf County

to View the





1940 FORDS




On Display Today at



Our Showrooms

Emphasis in interior styling is on fine appointments. Among numerous
important features are a finger-tip gearshift on the steering column, anew
controlled ventilation system and Sealed-Beam headlamps for safer night
driving. Two V-8 engines are available-an 85 horsepower in the
DeLuxe, the 85 or a 60 horsepower engine in the Ford V-8 models.
Cars with 85 horsepower engine have improved spring suspension and a
torsion bar Ride Stabilizer. Four Ford V-8 and five DeLuxe bodies
comprise the two lines. .. A new Business Coupe as well as a Coupe,
Tudor Sedan and Fordor Sedan are available in both. .. There is also
a DeLuxe Convertible Club Coupe with automatic top standard equipment.


Come In and Drive One of These New Models

and It Will Be "Fords for 'Forty" With You


Jr., and Miss Margaret LeHardy
returned last Friday from a sev-
eral days' trip to Palatka.

Mrs. C. A. Lesfardy, Mrs. Philip
Lovett and Mrs. Ross Coburn
visited yesterday in Cottondale.

Miss Myrtice Coody spent Mon-
day afternoon in Panama COiy vis-
iting friends.

Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Talley
Marianna moved to this city Ir
week.

Miss Roxie Nichols returne-
last week from Madison, Tenn.,
where she had been visling for
three weeks.

W. C. Roche is spending this
week in Blacksh'ear, Ga., with his
parents.

Earl Rollins left Sunday -f6o
Fort Myers after spending '
month here with his family.


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