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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 26, 1938
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).
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Port St. Joe-Site of the $7,500,000
DuPont Paper Mill-Florida's fast.
ert growing little city. In
the -heart of the pine belt.
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The Star-Florida's fastest grow.
Ing little newspaper-dedicated to
the betterment and upbuilding of
S TR the City of Port St. Joe.


JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION, DECEMBER 7-10, 1938


VOLUME I PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1938 NUMBER 45


DR. BALL NAMED

HEALTH OFFICER

FORPORTST.JOE

PRINCIPAL DUTY WILL BE TO
INSPECT DAIRIES DELIVER-
ING MILK INTO CITY

Dr. W. H. Ball of the Gulf
county health unit appeared be-
fore the board of city commis-
sioners Tuesday night with the
request that he be appointed to
the lpsition of city health officer
and that his assistant, Mr.
Chalker, be named as sanitary of-
ficer in order that they might be
in official position to inspect all
dairies bringing milk into the city
and check on conditions of food
hafidling establishments.
The request was discussed by
the board at some length and a
resolution, drawn up several weeks
ago providing for such appoint-
ment was passed, naming Dr.
Ball and Mr. Chalker as the city's
health officers.
The resolution reads, in part:
"The duty of the health officer
is to enforce rules and regulations
of the state board of health and
ordinances of the City of Port St.
Joe Freative to the preservation
and promotion of the public
health and to recommend such ac-
_tion as he may deem necessary
for the prevention, abatement and
suppression of nuisances, and for
thie preservation of life 'nd health
of the inhabitants of the City of
Port St. Joe.
"He is also authorized to per-
form such other duties with re-
gard to the sanitation of the pro-
duction. transportation, storage
and sale of food and foodstuffs as
is necessary, and will perform
such other duties as may be re-
quired of him by the city commis-
sion."
Duties of the sanitary officer,
as provided by ordinance, are to
check on all sanitation in tire city
and report on any violations of
the city's ordinances relating to
sanitation.


SCHOOLS HERE

OPEN MONDAY

ENROLLMENT INCREASE EX-
PECTED; NEW BUILDING
READY FOR USE

Principal D. G. McPherson of
the Port St. Joe schools states he
expects a considerable increase in
enrollment this year over last
when the local schools open their
doors next Monday for the fall
term.
The increased enrollment antici-
pated is due not only to the in-
crease in population of the city
but also to the fact that children
from the Overstreet and Beacon
Hill sections will be brought here
by bus, the Overstreet district
having been consolidated, with the
Port St. Joe district and the
school there closed.
Finishing touches are being put
on the new building and it is ex-
pected to be completed ready for
use by Monday.
Teachers signed for this term
are as follows:
D. G. McPherson, principal; T.
A. Owens, coach; Miss Erline Mc-
Clellan, English; Lillian Thomp-
.on, commercial; Russell Cawthon,
language; Miss Julia O'Quinn, sci-
ence; Mrs. Eula Pridgeon, home
economics; Eileen Arnold, sixth
grade; Mrs. LeRoy Gainous, fifth
grade; Mrs. Hazel Ferrell and
Miss Louise Solomon, fourth
grade; Mrs. Calla Perritt and Mrs.
Helen Allen, third grade; Miss
Avaryee Collier and Miss Juanita
Gunn, second grade; Mrs. Fena
McPhaul and Mrs. Minnie Howell,
first grade; Dan Farmer, music;
Mrs. Laneta Davis, elementary
music.
Principal McPherson requests
that no registration of pupils be
made by parents before Monday
morning.
A teachers' meeting has been
called by Mr. McPherson at the
school building tomorrow morning,
the high school teachers to meet
at 8:30 o'clock and the elementary
teachers at 10:30.


Mayor J. L. Sharit stated in re- --
gard to the milk ordinance re-
cently passed and which will be- un Club ember
come effective September 1, that
a copy had been sent to the state OldShoot Sunday
board of health for approval and l S
the report of that body was to the
effect that the Port St. Joe milli Will Hold Open House On Labor
ordinance was one of the best in Day; Invitation Extended To
the United States at this time, be-| All To Bring Irons
ing much better than that of any
large city in the nation. Several members of the St. Joe
Rod and Gun Club could not re-
OLD-TIME DANCE sist the urge to try out their
SATURDAY NIGHT shooting eye Sunday, so they
trekked to the club grounds on
Good Time Promised To All Who the Beacon Hill highway for a
Enjoy Tripping Light Fantastic little sport. After a long lay-off


A grand and glorious time is in
store for those who enjoy dancing
-and particularly those who en-
joy the old-time square dances-
for C. C. Williams has announced
that an old-time dance, with an
old-time string orchestra, will be
held at his skating rink in High-
land. View tomorrow night. This is
the best dance floor in this sec-
tion, and the ocean, breezes waft-
ing through the open sides of the
dance hall keep the dancers cool
at all times.
In addition to the old-time danc-
ing, modern dancing will aisoee
enjoyed, with suitable music pro-
vided.
A small admission charge will
.-be made, and a cordial invitation
is extended everyone to'attend.


the keen eye of some was a little
off, but from now on it will be
better.
Old Pistol Pete just couldn't
hit them at the trap and just had
to take a crack at the skeets,
where he proceeded to take over
high honors with a 17. Pistol says
that in the near future it will be
a case of just 25 straight. George
Tapper, not to be outdone by Pis-
tol, missed several with one bar-
rel, so he tried to get away with
pulling both, but he neglected to
pull them at the same time. Hon-
ors at the trap went to Horace
Soule with a run of 20.
On Labor Day the club will hold
open house during the afternoon,
and all are invited to attend.


Delinquent Taxes LONG AVENUE

Are Discussed At TO BE OPEN

CityBoardSession REQUEST MADE THAT
OWNERS DO NOT PARK
Also Matter of Two Or More Resi- NEW PAVING NOW


dences Being Served By One
Water Or Sewer Connection

The matter of delinquent taxes
was again taken up by the board
of city commissioners at their
meeting Tuesday night and it was
decided that drastic action must
be taken for collection if the city
is to continue to operate, there
being something like $5500 out-
standing in back taxes.
It was voted by the board that
letters be sent to all delinquents
asking them to pay up by Septem-
ber 12 or make some arrangement
with the city tax collector to pay
on the installment plan.
At the next regular meeting of
the board, September 13. a de-
cision will be made as to just
what action will be taken, as the
city is in dire need of money for
operating expenses. The general
opinion of the board was that the
best method would be to place the
delinquent taxes in the hands of
a lawyer for collection, which
would add considerable cost to
the delinquents but which seems
unavoidable under the circum-
stances. The board is reluctant to
take this action, but will be forced
to do so in order to collect.
Considerable discussion was also
field on the matter of a number of
houses being served from one wa-
ter meter and using but one sewer
connection. It was pointed out
that if this became a general prac-
tice it would be impossible to pay
off the water and, sewer bonds,
which are supposed to be self-
liquidating. The water and sewer
systems to date this year show a
deficit of $1,449.31. which it is be-
lieved could be eliminated if resi-


}ED

CAR
ON


It is expected that Long avenue,
which has been in process of pav-
ing for the past month from First
street to Sixteenth street, will be
thrown open to traffic today or
tomorrow., and it is requested by
city officials that car owners do
not park on the new paving until
after it has undergone tempering
!through the winter.
This particular type of paving,
while it will accommodate moving
traffic, is too soft to allow cars
to be parked for any length of
time, as during this hot weather
the tires will sink into the bitu-
men and leave ruts which will
cause a washboard effect. How-
ever, after it has passed through
a period of cold weather it will be-
come sufficiently hard to support
parked, cars without giving.
Cars may be parked on the
new pavement after 10 o'clock at
night, after the heat of the day
has passed, but should be moved
before 10 o'clock the following
morning. School bus drivers par-
ticularly are requested not to
leave their vehicles parked in
front of the school house after
"ringing students into town.
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DISTRICT MEETING OF
LEGION POSTPONED
UNTIL SEPTEMBER 11

Legionnaires Expecting To Attend
Asked to Notify Schneider

T. M. Schneider. commander of
Gulf County Post 116, American
Legion, received word yesterday
that due to conditions beyond con-
trol of the Crawfordville post, the
Third District meeting of the


dents of the city would co-operate American Legion, scheduled to be
to the fullest extent. held September 4 at Wakulla
A proposed ordinance to correct Springs, has been postponed until
this practice was read and dis- September 11.
cussed, and it was suggested that Commander Schneider has been
in addition to the liractice of serv- informed that the registration fee
ing several residences from one will be $1 per person, which will
tap that where there were a num- include dinner, boat rides over the
her of businesses operating in one famous spring and all other activ-
building that each separate estab- ities. He asks that all members
lishment should be required to planning to attend the gathering
have a separate water meter and notify him as soon as possible so
pay the regular sewer connection that he may advise the committee
charge. in charge of the affair as to the
This niatter will be taken unl number expected from this post.
der consideration at future meet ..-- ----
ings of the board. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The matter of raising further
revenue from other sources was TO MEET SEPTEMBER 2
also brought up and various meth- ii F,, f n i


ods were suggested, including a
charge for garbage collection, a
general sales tax, a tax on cigar-
ettes, and a one-cent per gallon
tax on all gasoline sold inside the
city limits.
This matter of additional reve-
nue will also be taken up at fu-
ture meetings, and the public is
urged to be present and express
opinions on the matter.

WILLIAMS TAKES
OVER GROCERY

C. C. Williams yesterday took
over the Union Mercantile Com-
pany grocery store located at the
corner of First street and Reid
avenue, and has stocked it up
with a complete line of staple and
fancy groceries.
William Williams, son of the


Bring your shooting iron and try owner, will be in charge of the
your luck. establishment.


nntllUdl oIC LIU I l L DIICtLU I w ill
Be Held In September

The regular meeting of the Port
St. Joe Chamber of Commerce
will be held next Friday evening,
September 2, in the Masonic hall.
All members are urged to be
present.
Annual election of four mem-
bers to the board of directors will
be held early in September. Bal-
lots will be mailed all 'members
in good standing. Those three
months or more in arrears with
their dues are urged to pay up in
order that they may exercise their
voting privilege.
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WATER IS GOOD
A report received from the Flor-
ida State Board of Health this
week by the city clerk states that
water samples taken from the
city's three wells show the supply
to be good.


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PORT THEATER IN

DRIVE F 0 R MAIL

ORDER CATALOGS

Giving Passes To Children Bring-
ing Late Catalogr, To Theater
Saturday; Asks Co-operation

Manager Bill Turner of the
Port theater believes in Port St.
Joe and Gulf county people spend.
ing their money at home, instead
of sending it off to mail order
houses, and in order to promote
this idea he will give free admis-
sion to any child under 12 years
of age who presents a 1938-39
mail order catalog at the box of-
fice tomorrow between the hours
of 2 and 6 p. m.
The Star, since its first issue,
has waged a continual fight in its
editorial columns against buying
from mail order houses, as money
sent out of town is gone forever,
whereas if it is spent with local
merchants it remains in circula-
tion and we all get another crack
at it. The Star and a number of
local business men are co-operat-
ing with Mr. Turner in this drive
by offering to pay a half cent on
each catalog that is turned in.
Others joining in this worthwhile
civic move are LeHardy's Phar-
macy, Schneider's. Miller's Drug
Store and Hauser's Department
Store.
A bulletin board will be placed
on each side of the lobby of the
Port theater, one to list the names
of business houses joining in the
campaign and the other to list
the names of those concerns re-
fusing to endorse this movement.
Mr. Turner is contacting every
firm in the city with the request
that they approve or disapprove
of the plan. Which bulletin board
will your name be on, Mr. Busi-
ness Man? Let's hope the second
board will remain blank.



Contributors To

Civic Center Fund

Practically 100 Per Cent Co-opera-
tion Being Received In Drive
To Raise $3500

The drive to raise $3500 neces-
ary for completion of the new
communityy center building now
inder construction in Monument
'ark, which got underway two
weekss ago, is meeting with grati-
ying results, practically everyone
contacted making contributions.
With responses still coming in,
t is anticipated that the fund wil'
e raised within the time limit
et.
Names of those contrluting to
ate follow:
B. A. Cogdill & Bros., Jas. Kil-
ourne, Glen Grant, Henry Bouy,
Iax Kiilbourne, Robert Bellows,
L B. Conklin, L. G. Bernal. Leroy
ainous,. W. W. Wadsworth, Vir-
inia Bernal, Sam D'avis, B. W.
ells. Jr., A. W. Lee, Jr., M. P.
pear, Dovid B. Gray, R. H. Out-
tw, T. M. Schneider, W. E. Mur-
ock, L. W. Owens, Ellis Malone,
lyde Thomas, W. C. Pridgeou, A.
Hill, M. R. Hill, G. L. Kenning-
on, Asa Montgomery, Brooks Ken-
ington, C. A. McClellan.
O. D. Stringfellow, W. S. Smith,
yrd E. Parker, H. A. Drake, Mrs.
A. Drake, Mrs. Jesse Smith, M.
oss Watson, John R. Mruz, E. B.
munan, H. B. Crockett. Alma
(Continued on: page 8)


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Society Personals Churches

LANETA DAVIS, Editor


RECEPTION HONORS RECENT
BRIDES AND BRIDE-ELECT
Honoring Mrs. A. L. Ward, and
Mrs. J. L. Fuller, recent brides,
and Miss Janet Cook, a bride-
elect, Mrs. Thomas McPhaul. Mrs.
J, Gloekler and Mrs. Charles
Brown were co-lostesses at a
lovely reception given at the home
of Mrs. McPhaul on Eighth street
yesterday afternoon from 4 to 5
o'clock.
The living room and dining
room of the McPhaul home were
opened oenuite and beautifully
decorated with summer flowers.
At the entrance the guests were
greeted by Mrs. McPhaul, and
Mrs. Brown received in the living
room where Mrs. Gloekler intro-
duced the guests to the receiving
line, in which were the honorees
and Mrs. John Ceok and. Mrs. V.
M. Hoffman of Apalachicola. In
the dining room, at a table cov-
ered with a beautiful linen lace
cloth, Mrs. C. A. LeHardy presided
pt the punchbowl in her usual
charming manner.
Approximately 75 guests called
during the hour.

-LEGION AUXILIARY IN
MEETING LAST FRIDAY
The regular meeting of the
American Legion Auxiliary was
held last Friday afternoon in the
new home, with the president,
Mrs. Lois VanHorn, in charge.
The meeting opened with salut-
to the flag, followed by reading of
the preamble. The Lord.'s Pra te
was repeated in unison. A report
was given by the treasurer and a
motion made to send $2 to the
veterans' home at Lake City.
At this time it was voted to pur-
chase chairs, stain the floor and
make curtains for the new home.
and as soon as possible to beautify
thp grounds about the building.
Following the business session,
refreshments of ice cream and
cake were served to members
present by the hostesses, Mrs.
Lovie Coburn and Mrs. Laneta
Davis.
S.-: A
CARVER DRUG COMPANY
Prescriptions Carefully Com-
pounded. Phone 27.

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
Mr. and, Mrs. Henry Lilius an-
nounce the birth of a baby girl
yesterday at Lisenby hospital in
Panama City.

Sheriff B. E. Parker and family
of Wewahitchka were the Sunday
guests of Mrs. Sally Montgomery.

Send The Star to a friend.


WOOD FIBER


FLOWERS

OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS!
FOR CORSAGES
They Look Natural and Last
for Months
Priced at 25c, 50c, $75c and $1.00


MRS. W. S. SMITH
Star Building Port St. Joe

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At the Churches'

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
H. F. Beaty, Minister
Services are held in the Ma-
sonic hall, over the p:stoffice.
Sunday School, 10 a. im. every
Sunday.
Preaching services 11:00 a. m.
every Sunday.

EPISCOPAL
G. T. Benson, Minister
First, third and fourth Sunday
night as 7:30 o'clock.
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CATHOLIC
Father Massey, Pri'est
Mass first and third Sundays at
10:15 a. m.

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
H. P. Money, Pastor
Full-time services.
Sunday school 10 a. m. W. L.
Gatlin, superintendent.
Preaching service 11 a. m.
Evangelistic services 7 o'clock
Sunday night.
Ladies' Council meeting Tues-
day afternoon.
Prayermeeting W'ednesday eve-
ning at 7:30 o'clock.

FIRST METHODIST
Rev. D. E. Marietta, Pastor
Services first, second and fourth
Sunday, 11 a. n. and 7:45 p. m.
Church school 9:45 a. m. each
Sunday.
W. M. S. meets Mondays, 3 p.
mn.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. J. W. Sisemore, Pastor
Sunday school 10:15 a. m.
Morning worship 11 a. m.
B. T. U. 7 p. m.
Evening worship S p. nm.
W. M. U., Monday 3 p. m.
Prayer meeting Weednesday at
S p. n.
Girls' Auxiliary meets Friday at
i p. m.
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SUSANNAH WESLEY CIRCLE
MEETS WITH MRS. McPHAUL
There Susannah Wesley Circle of
the Methodist church met Monday
afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Thomas McPhaul for a continua-
tion of the Bible study, "His Wit-
ness." The study was conducted
by Mesdames R. R. Hodges, C. E.
Boyer, R. Gibson and Jones.
At the social hour the hostess.
assisted by Betty Sue McPhaul
and Mary Amelia Gibson. served
delicious sandwiches, cookies and
tea.
The next meeting will be held
at the beach home of the presi-
dent, Mrs. W. E. Boyd, and all
members of both circles are in-
vited. to attend.

CARVER DRUG COMPANY
Complete Line of Magazines.

Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Boswell of
Mobile spent Sunday in the city,
guests of the former's sisters.
Mrs. T. V. Westbrook and Mrs. W.
M. Howell. Their daughter. Miss
Alva McCafferey, who has been
visiting here for the past two
weeks, returned to Mobile with
them.
d" r **
Mrs. W. C. Mahan will leave to-
day for her home in Whitesville,
W. Va. She has been a guest for
the past two wee,:s of Mrs. Dell
Mahan.

Mrs. George L. Snowden is in-
vited to have a free ice cream
sundae at LeHardy's Pharmacy.

Mrs. B. B. Conklin returned to
her home here Wednesday after
spending a pleasant week in St.
Andrews with her mother.


APALACHICOLA WEDDING
IS OF INTEREST HERE
.\ wedding of interest to people
of this city was that of John Ly
man Fuller and Miss Mary Hoff
man, which took place last Sun
day in Apalachicola.
:' i"I:. Puller is the only daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Hoff
man and has lived in Apalachicoli
all her life, having many friend.
0m1h il that city and Port St. Joe
Mr. Fuller came to Apalachicol,
several years ago from Thomas
ville, Ga., and was employed by
the Standard Oil company unii
recently, when he accepted a. po
sition with the A. N. railroad.
This popular couple has many
friends in Franklin and Gulf coun
ties who join with The Star in
wishing them a long and happy
life.

MRS. ETHEL LEWIS AND
T. V. WESTBROOK ARE WED
Mrs. Ethel Lewis and T. V.
Westbrook, both of this city, were
,'ic lv married in Panama City
on August 8, at the office of the
county judge.
Mrs. Lewis came to Port St. Joe
last summer and for some time
operated the City Pressing Club.
Mr. Westbrook came to the city
several months ago and has been
employed by the St. Joe Paper
company since his arrival. Both
have many friends who join with
The Star in wishing them much
happiness.
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M'SS KATHERINE HICKEY
HOSTESS TO YOUNGER SET
Miss Katherine Hickey enter-
tained a group of the younger set
at the home of her mother. Mrs.
Erie Hickey, last Friday ni;ghi.
Dancing was enjoyed until a late-
hour after which delicious iced
tea and cookies were served by
Mrs. Hickey and Mrs. Charles
Suttle to Alice Gibson. Dorothy
Trawick. Elaine Gore, Lunette
Hammock. Betty Jo Temple. Mur-
nice Taunton, Roy Gibson. Wil-
liam Trawick, R. H. Smith, David
Maddox, Winston Jones, Carlyle
Matthews, Cornelius Kirkland: and
Margie Kirkland.

MRS. GEORGE PATTON IS
LUNCHEON HOSTESS
Mrs. George Patton entertained
Tuesday at 1 p. m. at her home,
"The Oaks," with a two-course
"ncheon honoring Mrs. W. C. Ma-
han of Whitessville, W. Va. The
house throughout was attractively
decorated with vari-colored sum-
mer flowers, and the beautifully
appointed luncheon table was pre-
sided over by the hostess in her
most gracious manner.
Those enjoying this affair with
Mrs. Patton and the guest of hon-
or were Mrs. Dell Mahon and Mrs.
J. L. Sharit.

Mrs. H. F. Renneberg is asked


REVIVAL SERMON .TOPICS Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bellows
AT BAPTIST CHURCH spent Tuesday and Wednesday in
Dr. J. C. Sisemore of Amarillo, Jacksonville.
Texas, father of J. W. Sisemore,
pastor of the local Baptist church, C. L. Fain of Apalachicola was
who is conducting a revival at the a business visitor in the city yes-
church, announces the following terday.
topics for the closing days of the t
revival: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Porter, of
Tonight's subject: "The Second Apalachicola, moved to this city
Coming of Christ." Monday.
Saturday night: "The Forgotten
Message." .-- .
Sunday morning: "The Home of
T LC' 'l"S.T7


- the Soul."
Sunday night: "The Clanging
a of the Gates."
S Dr. Sisemore announces thai
. tonight and Sunday night bap
a tismal services will be held at the
- close of the services.
A cordial invitation is extended
I everyone to attend this revival.

MRS. SPENCE ENTERTAINS
MARIE JONES CIRCLE
The Marie Jones Circle of the
Methodist Missionary society met
- Monday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Henderson Spence for Bible
study program, with Mrs. Charles
Brown presiding. Minutes of the
previous meeting were read and
approved, followed by a short bus
iness session. The social service
chairman, Mrs. Ed Ramsey, gave
an encouraging report of the thea-
ter benefit. The Lord's Prayer was
repeated in unison and the pro-
gram then turned over to. Mrs.
Ralph Swatts, who completed the
Bible study of the book, "His
Witnesses." Mrs. Swatts thanked
all those who helped her in pre-
senting the book to the circle.
The chairman requested all
members to meet at the church
Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock for
transportation to the home of Mrs.
Boyd, on the beach, where a: social
will be held.
Ice cream and cake was served
to the following members: Mes-
dames 'Taunton, Swatts, Branch.
Robinson, Brown, Ramsey and
Temple.

BAPTI.ST MISSIONARY
SOCIETY MEETS
The Baptist Missionary Society
held their Royal Service program
at the church Moncay afternoon
with Circle Two in charge. Topic
for the afternoon was "Cuba and
Mexico." The leaders, Mrs. J. W.
Sisemore, Mrs. E. A. McCaskey,
Mrs. Fillingim. Mrs. Dendy and
Mrs. J. O. Baggett, handled the
various phases of the program.
Rev. J. C. Sisen-ore spoke on
"Missions." Miss Myrtice Coody
was in charge of tire music. Nine-
teen members and two visitors
were present.
Next Monday, the Fifth Monday,
Stewardship will be observed with
a program presented by Mrs. L. R.
Holiday. There will be a gather-
ing of the Golden Jubilee pl-edges.
Place of meeting will be an-
nounced later.

MRS. EDWARDS HOSTESS TO
THURSDAY BRIDGE CLUB
Mrs. Chester Edwards was hos-
tess to the Thursday Bridge Cllub
this week at her home on Long


to stop at LeHardy's Pharmacy avenue. The living room where
and, g-et a free ice cream sundae. the guests were received was at-
tractively decorated with vases of
J. L. Kerr, Charles Stebel, Miss vari-colored zinnias. Two tables
June Stebel and Mrs. Strange left were placed for bridge, and after
Wednesday morning for Miami. several progressions, prizes were


Mr. Kerr will attend the Florida
State Chamber of Commerce meet-
ing and the others will visit with
relatives. The party expects to re-
turn Sunday.

Terry Lee, secretary to Con-
gressman Millard Caldwell, spent
several days this week at Beacon
:-i'i on vacation, and visited with
friends in Port St. Joe.

Doyle Smith returned Saturday
from Pascagoula, Miss., where he
spent a week.

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Belin moved
to Panama City this week. Their


L. V. Merritt was a business vis- many friends regret seeing them
itor in the city Tuesday. ;leave the city.


presented.
Delicious ice cream and cake
was served to the following mem-
hers: Mesdames George Gore, Ed
Ramsey, E. C. Lewis. J. B. Gloek-
ler, M. P. Tomlinson, T. Owens, J.
hM. Smith and B. Owens.

CARVER DRUG COMPANY
Registered Pharmacists. Phone 27.
Readt the ads--it pays!

Jake Belin of Washington. D. C.,
arrived in the city last Friday to
spend several days with his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Belin.

W. S. McLin is invited to stop
at LeHardy's Pharmacy for a free
ic'- cream sundae.


- A Martin and Martin -





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FRI-DAY. AUGUST 2& 1938


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DR. J C. COE
DENTIST --
Office Hours: 9 to 12; 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
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Glasses fitted when needed
Made In Our Own Laboratory
Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Tuesday and Fridays

Dr. Newberry
OPTOMETRIST
PANAMA CITY, FLA.


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ALWAYS CALL FOR

SSOLOMON' S

Dairy

Products


SOLOMON'S ICE CREAM
Richer Smoother

Chocolate Milk

Greenspot Orangeade
Buttermilk
Buttermilk


HAD ANY HEADACHES
-, LATELY ? (
NO, THANKS
TO YOU AND
NERVINE
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A nurse writes that she
suffered from frequent
headaches. Nothing stop-
ped them until a friend re-
commended DR. MI LE S-
NERVINE. She says Nerv-
ine stops headces-%kr.e-
they g%-agood start.
Three generations have
found DR. MILES NERV-
INE effective for
Nervousness, Sleepless-
ness due to Nervous Ir-
ritability, Nervous In-
digestion, Headache,
Travel Sickness.
Get DR. MILES NERV-
INE at your drug store.
LIQUID NERVINE
Large btl. $1.00, Small btl. 250
EFFERVESCENT TABLETS
Large pkg. 750, Smal pkg. 350


Gentle honeybees as
duce more honey than
brid honeybees.


COUNTY BUDGET

FOR 1938-39 SET

COMMISSIONERS SET TOTAL
NECESSARY TO OPERATE
AT $106,304

The board of commissioners of
Gulf county last week set the bud-
get for operation of the county
for the period, from October 1, 1938
to September 30, 1939, at $106,304.
Amounts for each fund were as
follows:
General revenue fund......$34,150


SERVE THIS CITY

INLAND WATERWAY SERVICE
FROM NEW ORLEANS TO
BAINBRIDGE OPENED

Yesterday marked the inaugura-
tion of the Bainbridge-New Or-
leans barge line via Panama City
through the inland waterway, the
last link of which was recently
completed.
The new line is owped and op-
erated by Charles J. King of De.
Funiak Springs and all the barge,
are of steel. Steel diesel towboats
will be used for river work up the
Apalachicola and Flint rivers arpl
diesel screw tugs for coastwise
operations.
Terminals at Bainbridge have a
large storage capacity for gasoline
and a general freight warehouse.
It is anticipated that as soon as
the new canal from Port St. Joe
to the` present Lake Wimico-East
Bay link is completed that this
barge line will serve this city. It
is also rumored that as soon as
the canal is opened a bulk gaso-
line storage plant and small ship-
building yard will be opened on
the canal.

WOOD TO SPEAK AT
OKALOOSA FESTIVAL

Event Celebrates 23rd Anniversary
of Creation of County

Okaloosa county will celebrate
the twenty-third anniverasry of
the creation of the county on Wed-
nesday, September 21, with a fes-
tival at Crestview. A number of
events are planned for the day, in-
cluding horse races, a parade,
band concerts and other events.
G. Pierce Wood of this city, re-
cently nominated for the speaker-
ship of the house of representa-
tives at the 1939 session of the
legislature, and Robert A. Gray,
Florida secretary of state, will be
the main speakers of the day.
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HOW TO TAKE A BATH
First you turn on the hot wa-
ter, stick your toe in and find it
is too hot. Then turn on the cold
water-and it's too cold. Turn the
hot water on again-and the tank
is empty. Now get in and reach
for the soap-but it's gone. Step
out of the tub to hunt the soap-
and skid across the room on it.
Pick yourself and the soap up
and start for the tub-and the
telephone downstairs rings.

STATE-WIDE GAMBLING DRIVE
W. P. Haggerty, leader of a
movement in Tampa to curb all
forms of gambling, announces that
the drive will become state-wide
through the co-operation of Junior
chambers of commerce in 50 Flor-
ida cities.

Jamnes I of England ruled as
James VI of Scotland before hii:
ascension to the English throne.



FISHIING-

Spend the week-end in
,-. estAJ.4Qr~ia's Vs 4 s---
ing grounds.

TROUT
BASS

BREAM

BOATS With or with-
out guide-at reasonable
rates. Hotel ac-
commodations within the
means of everyone.
SEE-


J. 0. 'Jim' SMITH

SUMATRA, FLA.
...- .


11,860
9,643
325
600
2,400
7,200
5,230
2,700
1,360
.11.460


FLORIDA ALLOCATED
$98,614,089 IN FEDERAL
FUNDS SINCE APRIL '35

$95,717,933 of This Amount Has
Been Expended In State

Federal funds amounting to $98,.
614,089.92 were allocated to the
state of Florida under the emer-
gency relief appropriation acts of
1935, 1936 and 1937, according to
a report covering the period from
April 8, 1935, to Jurie 30, 1938,
made public this week by J. B.
Guthrie, state director for the Na-
tional Emergency Council for Flor-
ida. Of the $95,717.933.96 expended
during this period, $21,413,670.60
was expended during the past fis-
cal year ended June 30.
Principal purposes for which
the money was expended and the
amounts spent follow:
Agriculture, exclusive of public
roads and, farm security adminis-
tration, $66,615.66; public roads,
$743,991.44; farm security admin-
istration, $3,158,941.43; Civilian
Conservation Corps, $6,333.20;
PWA, $315,925.14; WPA, $15,926,-
141.92; other federal agencies, $1,-
195,760.60.

SPEAKER SAYS TROUBLE
WITH SOUTH NOW IS TOO
DAMN MUCH POLITICS

Government Restrictions and Tar-
iff Policy Ruining Growers

"Therle is nothing wrong with
Florida or the South," according
to Edward C. Romrn, president of
the First National Bank of Miami,
"but too damn. much politics."
"I was here when the pineapple
industry was ruined, and now our
winter vegetable growers are get-
ting it in the neck," he said in
reference to the reciprocal tariff
po:;cy which permits trhe entry of
Cuban vegetables in direct compe-
tition with our growers.
I-He denounced government re-
strictions on Everglades sugar
cane growers and pointed out that
but for this the expansion of the
United States Sugar corporation
would put much fertile land to
work and give employment to
thousands of people in this area,
at the same time preserving the
'-Amnleican market for the Ameri-
can farmer."-
---- --
UNCLE SAM GOOD CUSTOMER
Uncle Sam is becoming the best
customer of the Florida citrus in-
dustry. The Federal Surplus Com-
modities commission will purchase
1,250,000 cases of canned grape-
fruit for distribution to those on
relief during the next four months.
._____J(____^_
A GOOD JOB
Irate Customer: "The first time
I put this coat on and buttoned it
up it split down the back."
Tailor: "We:l, anyway, you've
got to admit that I know how to
sew buttons on."


ALLOWFUNDSTO

AID SANITATION


GULF COUNTY GETS $18,651
FOR PRIVIES AND $11,073
FOR SEWING ROOMS

State WPA Administrator Rob-
ert J. Dill last week announced al-
location of $200,937 for Florida
projects, including $6,151 in Gulf
county for community sanitation,!
to employ 15 workers for 12
months, at a total cost of $18,651,
and $8,426 for the Port St. Joe
and Wewahitchka sewing rooms,
to employ 46 workers for six
months at a cost of $11,073.
The sanitary project is for the
erection of sanitary pit privies.


Save by reading the ads!


Why Not YOU, Too?
Enjoy a day's Fishing and
Picnic Dinner at

MIDWAY PARK
On Gulf County's World-
Famous DEAD LAKES
Our BOATS are New, Dry
and Kept Clean. Our
CABINS are New, with New
Beds and Furnishings.
This FRIENDLY CAMP is
Midway of the Lakes, at the
County Line, where your
Visit is Appreciated
B. F. CROCKER, Owner
Postoffice Address
WEWAHITCHKA, FLA.


Inquire
Gulf Hardware Co.
PORT ST. JOE


SOUTHERN LIQUID GAS CO.
YOUR GAS COMPANY SINCE 1932




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Prompt and Efficient Service Always


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will enable you to
obtain a regular in-
come per week at
the age of 60 or 65.

See our local agent


or write
LLPSCO


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Fine and forfeiture fund...
Road and bridge fund.....
Advertising fund ..........
Mothers' pension fund.....
$15,000 time warrants ..
Court house and jail fund..
Outstanding indebtedness..
Tri-county health unit.....
$6000 T W I & S fund.....
Canal bond, fund .........
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Now Ready For Every House In

Port St. Joe

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REFRIGERATION HOUSE HEATING
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NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED
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PANAMA CITY


PORT ST. JOE, FLA.


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THE STAR
W. S. SMITH, Editor and Publisher

Issued every Friday at Port St. Joe, Florida,
from The Star Building

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 ....$1.25
Three Months ...... 65c

-<4 Telephone 51 J.--

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


SCHOOL OPENS
Opening of schools in Port St. Joe and
Gulf county-scheduled for next Monday-
signalizes the casual manner in which we take
too much for granted one of the greatest in-
stitutions of democracy. We regard education
much as we do air and water-necessities of
life that are secured without effort.
We forget the struggle of humanity that
brought the blessings of free education, nor
are we mindful of the tribulations of the pub-
iic school systems which were established at
great sacrifice and have been continued on a
high level of excellence only because of the
consecration and vision of a few.
Have modern education facilities, which
have enabled students to learn in more agree-
able surroundings, made knowledge easier to
acquire and therefore of less value? The
words of the old philosopher to the youth who
tired of his books are still good advice:
"There is no royal road to learning."
To the students who begin school for an-
other fall term in Port St. Joe may go the ad-
vice that if finer teachers and more modern
Facilities inr our new school plant have elimi-
iated some of the hardships of education, the
taskmasters in later life are probably more
exacting and more numerous.
Life today is more complicated than it was
50 years ago. The requirements imposed on
persons coming out of educational institu-
tions are greater. Adjustments and adapta-
.ions are complex. Competition is keener be-
.'ause all fields are crowded.
It is true that there is always room for one
more at the top, but the top is farther re-
moved from the bottom rung of the ladder
today than it was 50 years ago.
Preparation for Old Man Opportunity,
who is said to knock but once, constitutes
the very essence of education. It is not to be
expectedd that all students will go about their
school work with the utmost seriousness, but
a little earnestness and attention to their
studies will stand them in good stead when
,hat golden moment does come.
Education is not to be taken too light-
leartedly, even though the American tradi-
iion does make it as free as the air.

WHY DOES FLORIDA RANK SIXTH?
We read daily of human beings being


neither of these states have cows strolling
freely upon the highways.
The establishment of a highway patrol in
Florida, elimination of cows from our roads
and using the gasoline tax for the building of
more and better roads and their maintenance
ONLY would go a long way in placing Flor-
ida further down the list in the number of
deaths due to automobile accidents.

HURRICANE SEASON HERE AGAIN
There are those foolish enough to try to
belittle certain disadvantages which belong to
their section. Some Floridians are that way.
They are reluctant to admit that there are
hurricanes in Florida. But there are, and in
order to reduce anxiety and allay needless
fears, certain things should be clearly under-
stood by all people of the southeastern states.
Hurricanes do not come unannounced.
''heir approach is foretold several days in ad-
vance, and for the last 48 hours, information
is definite enough to give a good idea of
where it will hit. The immediate approach is
heralded.by from 24 to 36 hours of cloudy,
blustering weather. The wind comes in
surges, increasing in intensity hour by hour.
The climax of the wind comes in two "blows"
with a calm of some length between them.
The second blow is opposite in direction from
the first.
Hurricane winds are not so hard as cyclonic
winds. They do not blow down buildings and
carry people away as if by magic. Except for
tidal waves, the loss of life would not be
great. Most good, strong, well-braced build-
ings will stand against a hurricane. Doors,
windows and other movable parts should be
secured. There is usually time for making ex-
tra efforts at security, or moving from one
place to another if necessary-and reasonable
judgment is exercised.-Holmes County Ad-
vertiser.

OUR CHANCES FOR LATIN-AMERICAN
TRADE ARE GOOD
Secretary Hull has concluded reciprocal
trade treaties with nine Latin-American coun-
tries and is negotiating them with two more,
and results of this move already are appar-
ent. The commerce of the United States with
these countries is gaining in volume, in value
and variety.
Port St. Joe is ideally situated to get a
generous share of this trade, being lo-
I ated on a land-locked harbor having a suf-
ficient depth to handle all but the largest
vessels and having direct trunk line rail con-
nections north, east and west.
Now that preparations are underway for
erection of a large warehouse on the dock,
with both rail and truck facilities, we should
exert every effort to make Port St. Joe a
terminus for both imports and exports to
these Latin-American countries.

iingland is going to keep "fooling 'round"
until she starts something she can't handle
;ml then she will start sending word over
here about blood being thicker than water,
calling us cousins out loud and calling us
something else under her breath.-Highlands
County News.


killed in the war in China and the war in
.pain and think what a horror war is and One of the exchanges coming to the edi-
,hat a scourge in a so-called civilized world. tor's desk calls Hitler "public louse number
And yet, all around us in our own country one." Why libel the louse?
thousandss of lives are being snuffed out
y ai --;t--e tioan's highways and by- We have gone a long way frop -t ie
wavys in automobile accidenits--3,089 in 367 hei -ihtn- is.oiied" Tupoinlightest provo-
*he last complete tabulation, and probably cation. Nowadays they just pass out.-Cler-
the 1937 figures will exceed that. mont Press.
The tabulation of deaths per 100,000 of
population for 1936 places Florida in sixth Now comes the annual tale from Georgia
',lace with an average of 41.6, while Pennsyl- of the sun popping pop-corn on the cob.-
.-ania, with a much greater population, ranks Florida Times-Union. And the tale of frying
36th, and New York, with a population in ex- eggs on the sidewalks of New York.
.-ess of thy state in the Union, ranks 42nd.
The reason for this? Well, that is hard to Buy at home where you can see what you
determine, although Pennsylvania's state are getting and get what you pay for when
troopers have established a nation-wide repu-, you pay for it.
station for their careful patrolling of the high-
ways, and New York is also reputed to have Troubles that can't be worked off may be
:.n efficient highway patrol. And in addition, fished off.


UJST INNOCENT FUN .


Stardust and

Moonshine

By The Other Fellow


I have done considerable flying,
not only with others but piloting
my own ship, but there are many
things that I would rather do than
make a parachute drop, although
at one time I almost made up my
mind. to try it.
However, that didn't keep me
from being interested in hearing
a friend tell of his first jump-
he did it just to find out what it
was like.
Three of them went up in a
plane-the pilot, the parachute in-
structor and my friend, whom we
will call Bill. At 2000 feet up the
pilot leveled off, Bill took his
place in the door, and the instruc-
tor stood behind him. A pat on
Bill's back from the instructor
signified that now was a good
time to step off into great gobs
of nothing but air ... so step
Bill did.
Ordinarily a parachute jumper
turns head over heels before the
'chute opens, but this time was
different. Bill had let one foot
linger: too long in the door open-
ing, being sort of reluctant to let
the firm footing get away from
him. As a result his turning was
from side to side, more of a "bar-
iel rol." aeronautically speaking.
A bit disconcerting.
But it didn't worry Bill, most of
his "buck fever" having been suf-
fered while he was still on the
ground, before the takeoff. So he
barrel-rolled for a few seconds,
then saw the tail of the plane
?safely above him, out of the way
of possible entanglements, and he
pulled the ripcord.
He really pul-ed it, too-full
length. He wasn't taking
chances on half a job. Nothing
happened for a few heart-beats.
Bu.aL.i.sjt as he was about to pull
the cord of his emergeney-'ylUt-'
the first one opened. He straight'
ended up into a sitting position and
began to float gently earthward.
The instructor jumped a minute
after his pupil, and as soon as
both were sitting comfortably un-
der their rope-hung umbrellas, the
former began yelling instructions
to Bill, telling him now to manipu-
late the lines of the 'chute i:1 or-
der to land in a given spot.
The beauty of the down pass-
age, Bill said, and the sensation
of being up there above terra
firma in a noiseless-except for
the instructor's shouts world,
was indescribably inspiring.
It took only about five minutes


to descend the 2000 feet. During
the drop Bill stowed the ripcord
in a pocket of his coveralls. Many
beginners instinctively drop it af-
ter they pull the ring. But not
our learner, Bill-he had Scotch
blood in his veins. He had been
warned that if he did he would
have to pay for it. And-he would
have had. to buy beers for all the
gang at the field!'

Things like this float around
from hand, and almost get kicked
under the carpet. so this one I am
passing on, just as though you had
never heard it before:
Mrs. Newlywed, to the real es-
tate salesman who is trying to
sell her a home: "Why buy
a home? I was born in a hospital
ward, reared in a boarding school,
educated in a college, courted in
an automobile and married in a
church. I get my meals at a cafe-
teria, live in an apartment, spend
my mornings playing golf, and my
afternoons playing bridge. In the
evening we dance or go to' the
movies. When I'm sick I go to a
hospital, and when I die I shall be
buried from an undertakers. Why
should we buy a house, I ask you?
All we need. is a garage with a
'edroom!"
----X----
GASOLINE USED IN GULF
According to figures furnished
by the state department of agri-
culture, Gulf county, during the
month of July, used 63,533 gallons
of gasoline and 8,630 gallons of
kerosene.
Gasoline consumed in Franklin
c- i;tv for the same period was
98.837 gallons; Calhoun county,
85,326 gallons; Bay county, 332,-
,17 gallons. Total for the state
for July was 23,529,449 gallons.
---------C----
LIST ROOMS FOR RENT
Anyone in Port St. Joe having
rooms or apartments for rent are
asked to list them with the cham-
ber of commerce, as inquiries are
received daily by the secretary for
rooms. It is anticipated that with
beginning of work on the canal
b5- g- .ua' warehouse there
will be a big demand-Q.' rooms
and apartments. No charge is
made for this service.
____------_
URGES USE OF WEEKLIES
Don Lochner, president of the
Florida. State Press Association,
guest speaker at the Tampa Ad-
vertising club recently, urged the
use of country weeklies to mer-
chants in metropolitan areas as
the most effective means of reach-
ing prospects in their trade terri-
tory.
------ -------
Some housemaids are so quiet
and thoughtful they never disturb
the dust when cleaning house.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA


FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 19'Al







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Lodge Notices

Order of Eastern Star
Meets on second and fourth
Tuesday of each month in the
Masonic hall, over postoffice. Visi-
tors who are members are cor-
dially invited to be present.
American Legion Mdeets first
Monday in month at club house.
Legion Auxiliary Meets first
Monday in month at club house.
Woman's Club meeting First
and third Wednesdays, 4 p. m.;
Port Inn parlor.

George Tapper is invited to have
a free ice cream sundae at the Le-
Hardy Pharmacy.

John Hewitt of Blountstown
was a business visitor in Port St.
Joe last Friday.
",i 1- A
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chapman
and children of Tallahassee were
guests last Friday of Mr. and Mrs.
_R. 0. Roberts.

Martha Belin visited her
LXand Mrs. W. J. Be-
.nan?"--C-ity Wednesday


and Mrs. John Mauk and
son, of Columbus, Ga.. were busi-
ness visitors in this city yester-
day.














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Square and Round D ces

Williams' \

:Skating Rink
HIGHLAND VIEW
Old-Time String Orchestra
Square and Round Dances
Fun for Young and Old!
ADMISSION 50c

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DAD'SGRILL

Under New

Management

We have reconditioned our
restaurant completely and in-
vite all our old friends as
well as new customers to
drop in and see us
---:- -
We Specialize In
WESTERN AND NATIVE
STEAKS
Good Old-Fashioned
PIT BARBECUE
We Give Curb Service

PRICES REASONABLE

Come In and Ask About Our
MEAL TICKETS



DAD'S GRILL
The Home of Cleanliness,
Courtesy and- 'Srvice


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA


"GIRL OF GOLDEN WEST" PLAYING AT THE PORT TOWNSEND CONVENTION speaker. The meeting is expected!
state-we Townsend conn- to draw an attendance of 15,000.
Fd i-..: ": ,77. .,:' '2p *--.a.B.,-w Townsend conv"n- ....__-""
,(x '-tion will be held September. 4 and
'5 at Silver Springss. Wendell C. Advertise that Special Sale. The
'*" Heaton will be the principal Star prints dodgers and circular..






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"The Girl of the Golden West"


Above are Buddy Ebsen and
Jeanette McDonald in a scene
from "The Girl of the Golden
West," showing Sunday and Mlon-
day at the Port Theater.
California in all its romantic
glory of the gold rush and mission
days is brought to the screen in
this picture, which co-stars Miss
MacDornn-nlf i nrl TplQlson Fddyv


i3s the story olf the girl owner of
the Polka saloon and dance hall.
loved by the sheriff, Jack Rance,
but who falls in love with the
bandit Ramerez. When the bandit
i:: c.;ptiurd, the girl promises to
marry Rance if he will flee Ram-
erez, but Rance realizes that the
two love each other and he van-
ishes from the proposed wedding,
plnaving tho lnover in nech nther's


"The Girl of the Golden West" arms.

CLAIMS AGAINST CITY
Manyi Crs In Stat ALLOWED FOR AUGUST

Are Operatingv ithi Total of $5,972.23 Paid Out of Gen-
Sieral; Water and Sewer Funds

D iective L i g i h t s l following bills against the
city of Port St. Joe for the month
Survey Estmates 964 Motor Ve of August were paid. according to
Survey Est mates 17.964 Motor Ve- Cei- M. P.
tile records ot City Clerk M. P,
hicles of 428,787 Licensed
Ho vr B3d Linhts L'omlinson:


General Fund
!;iancro NT Whilney Co. .
There are 17,964 motor vehicles .::i lardiware Co ......
in Florida being operated at night p l ...........
with defective lights, Arthur B. Gulf Hardware Co. ......
Hale, chairman of the state roadJ L. Carter ...........
H. 1 NV.- V. Drew Co....
department, said last week, basing NV. D. Dare............
his estimate on a study recently iv ulj Hardw-ire Co. ......
completed by the division of high- Gulf Hardware Co......
way planning survey of the state Guf Oil Corpl..........
road department and the number \-., ,.,n Ciurt Costs .. ..
of licensed motor veiicies in the St. Joseph Tel. & Tel. Co.
state. Standard Oil Co ........
The study of the highway pluan- ,. T'. Ho Serxeon ..
ning survey covers actual observa-l Port S1. .1oe Sentinel ....
tions of 'motor vehicles on the Off. Equip. & Supply Co..
main rural highways at night St. Joe Ice Co. .........
O I)-[ iti, O.' r tCare Ceo
traveling with defective lights. O jones rfice Supplly Co...
servations were taken four times Si. Joseph T 1. & Tel. Co.
at each of the 126 key stations lo- C-'i- of Port St. Joe......
cated at strategic points on there Florida Power Corp .....
main highways throughout the Rlaeirtcst Cafley.......
hcineirtsotl l IL-ley -..
state. The period of checking was M. P. Tomlinson, reimb...
from 10 p. m. to dawn. M. P. Tomlinson, expense
The record of the study shows Error entry check ......


that during the course of the 504
observations made. a total of 76,-
647 motor vehicles passed tile sta-
tions. Of this number 907, or 1.18
per cent, had defective headlights
and 2,306, or 3.01 per cent, had de-
fective tail lights, waking a. total
of 3,213 cars. or 4.19 per cent, with
defective lights. The study covers
a period of one year.
D. W. Finley, commissioner of
the motor vehicle department,
states that to date there are 428,-
787 licensed motor vehicles in the
state. Using this number and the
percentages shown above, Hale es-
timates that there are 5,059 motor
vehicles being operated at night
I I- 1 10


65.00


65.00
43.20
8.45
35.29
32.75
1.84
4.50
7.95
15.32
2:.97
13.75
8.00
15.16
73.62
49.50
111.86
25.00
.75
1.50
3.05
1.75
12.50
8.50
55.S6
25.5o
528.86
247.11
2.50
20.00


Total ................. $1.473.39
Water and Sewer Fund
1. (1. Christopher Co.....$ 173.20
Neptune Meter Co........ 3!l7.80
.ine Mlo 'or Co ........ 180.00
Chapman & Cutler. ..... 400.00
Neptuire Meter Co........ 182.10
St. Jos. Land & nev. Co. 2,500.00
: p1 ''T ,,'in.n I, reimb.. 50.80
M. P. Toilinson, reinib... 151.75
"':.pi itpi M, et, Co......... 180.00
NW D. Dare ............. 1.00
Florida Power Corp. ....-- 1Sf.68
F. Rowx an, ag ....... 5.26
The Star ............... 21.50
'T.. M. Godwin ........... 20.00
Gulf Oil Corp. .......... 26.80
St. Joe Motor Con. ....... 21.9

Total ................. S4,498.84
--F---


with defective headlights and 12,- CARVER DRUG COMPANY / '
905 with defective tail lights-a Prpscriptions Carefully Con-
total of 17,964. pounded. Phone 27.
And, says Chairman Hale, every V *
one of these 17,964 defective mo- JJimmy payne of Marianna was
tor vehicles is a constant menace a business visitor in this city
to the safety of all persons using Tuesday. LIFE-SAVER
our state highways at night. i- .
-- The Misses Janet Lamar Bled-
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lovett soe, Tina Marks and Emma Laura
spent Monday and Tuesday at Hulsey of Apalachicola visited
Richards Lake fishing. They re- friends Wednesday in St. Joe.
ported a nice catch.
'- Oneita Regan has returned to
Mrs. J. B. Gloekler is invited to her home in Bogalusa, La., after
Shave a free ice cream sundae at a several weeks' visit in the city PHONE 37
SLeHardy's fountain. i with friends. S-i


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...That's because the new deep-grooved Goodrih Slvertown wt
tions-forward, sideay, and in reverse




That's because the new deep-grooved Goodrich Slvertowvn witr-
the Life-Saver Tread is actually a road dyer. Its never-ending
spiral bars, acting like a battery of windshield wipers, sweep the
water right and left, forcing it out through deep drainage grooves-
making a dry track for the rubber to grip.
You'll never know what the word STOP really means unti! yo'.'v-
felt the grip of the new Silvertown Liue-Sraver Tread on a wet, slip
pery road; you'll never know what real fd rom blow-ot: worries
is until you've discov-
ered the peace-of-mind .'- .
that comes fromriding. Y OU ALS0 O T T
on tires built with the -" --r S -
exclusive Golden Ply. -.
Get the safety ride of i B "' T
the new Goodrich -- -
Safety Silvertown. See .L ..l.r-i
us today. .. ,

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PAGE SIX THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA FRIDAY, AUGUST 2~ 1938


THE POCKETBOOK

of KNOWLEDGE ps,


CLASSIFIED ADS

FOR RENT
FIVE-ROOM HOUSE for rent, on
Beacon Hill highway; furnished
or unfurnished. See M. P. Spear,
ostin Building, or phone 52. Port
St. Joe. It
EBW HOUSES for rent at Beacon
Hill, by year. All on front lot;
electricity and sanitary connec-
:ons. Address "New Houses,"
Port St. Joe, Fla. 1*
CARVER DRUG COMPANY
Try Our Fountain Specials.
LOST
LASSES, horn-rimmed, on beach
-near Beacon Hill Please return
to The Stai -office. Reward. tf
ROOMS FOR RENT
'. YOU have a room for rent,
why not place a classified adver-
:sement in The Star. The cost is
,w and returns are gratifying. .
-ry it today. tf
The Star is $2 per year-sub-
o,-ibe now!



KEEP COOL!

You don't have to worry
when the mercury spurts up
-just drop in to

SHACK'S SWEET


SHOP
(Next Door to Pete's Cash
and Carry)
FOR SOME

Ice Cream
04
---o- -

SANDWICHES
All Kinds of Ice Cold
S SOFT DRINKS
0-o-

HAROLD WILLIAMS, Prop.
(Looal high school boy, bet-
ter known as "Hack")
SKARL L. HALL, Manager
L---------.--- --


Seeking Amateur Talent
For Civic Entertainment

T. W. Wilson, head of the en-
tertainment committee.of the Port
St. Joe Chamber of Commerce, re-
'uests that all those having any
ability as entertainers get in touch
with him immediately in order
that he can work out a program
of entertainment for the fall and
winter months.
Programs will be presented in
conjunction with the city band,
and, anyone who is able to sing,
play musical instruments, dance,
or entertain in any manner, shape
or form are urged to see Mr. Wil-
son immediately.

CARVER DRUG COMPANY
If It's Drugs, We Have It.
BUYS HOME
R. S. Carver, owner ol- the Car-
ver Drug Company, has purchased
the new home at the corner of
Eighth street and Long avenue.
Purchase was made from the St.
Joseph Land and Development
company and the Carvers moved
into their new home Wednesday.
----- -r [
MUST BE SOME
Angler: "Are there any fish in
this stream? I've been fishing for
five hours and haven't got a bite."
Rustic: "There must be, mister,
I ain't never seen any taken out
of it."


Lkaas --~~a~ae


PORT ST. JOE WOMAN
INJURED IN CRASH

Mrs. C. E. Boyer of this city
was painfully injured Tuesday
afternoon when the automobile in
which she was en route to a Pan-
ama City hospital collided with a
truck on the highway at Millville.
She was rushed to a Panama how-
pital and released after receiving
treatment for minor cuts and
bruises.
The Boyer car, driven by Mr.
Boyer, collided with a truck driven
by a negro driver for a Millville
lumber company. Investigation by
officers showed the truck turned
in the path of the Boyer car in
making a left turn to leave the
highway. The negro driver was
injured, but not seriously.
____(__----_-
CONTRIBUTORS TO FUND

(Continued from Page 1)
Burtscher, A Friend, B. D. Smith,
W. W. Barrier, W. O. Annderson,
G. F. Kaser, R. C. Rector, Victor
Anderson, Dorothy Anderson, Dar-
old Chitty. Janet Cook, W. 1M.
Howell, Robert Henderson, S. P.
Jenkins. John Kirby, William Lud-
lum. Lewis Smith. Murroy Wilson,
Fred Mason, Dwight Marshall, C.
A. Soderberg. Wimberly A. Rob-
erts, A. M. Mitchell, 1. Clay Lewis,
M. P. Tomlinson, Eleanor Floyd.
Troy Jones, M. 0. Freeman. W. B.
Dykes, B. T. Taylor, W. D. Daro.
Mrs. L. R. Holliday, W. L. Gat-
lin. W. S. McLin, S. B. Witt, A. T.
Ambrose, George Gore, Kathleen
Nedley, Opal Thomas, M. C. Ed-
wards, T. G. Alsobrook, Brownie
Carter, J. L. Sharit, George Tap-
per, S. C. Pridgeon, G. E. McGill,
W. H. Howell, E. C. Pridgeon, B.
A. Pridgeon, T. E. Parker, B. H.
Smith, J. M. Smith, J. W. Player,
George Whittington, H. L. McKin-
non. Watson Smith, R. H. Brinson,
Ben Williams, J. H.. Geddie, W. B.
Smith, R. V. Coburn, James Lind-
sey, Sanders Smith, George Mont-
gomery, D. C. Smith, B. F. Daugh-
try, W. L. Durant, W. J. Daughtry,
George Parrish, Andrew Martin, J.
F. Miller, F. M. Rowan, J. L. Ful-
ler, J. 0. Baggett, T. S. Singletary,
P. W. Petty, E. W. Sellars, B. R.
Gibson, T. H. Hilll, R. A. Swatts,
Thomas McPhaul, G. F. Suber, O.
Roberts, Willis Rowan, C. C. Wil-
liams and P. A. Howell.
____--^~----
CARVER DRUG COMPANY
Registered Pharmacists. Phone 27.


STOVE IGNITES
The fire department was, called
out Wedanesday to extinguish a
blaze in the home of T. M. Bandy
caused when the wicks on a kero-
sene stove ignited and caused a
small explosion. Damage was esti-
mated at $40.
_j(_
SUBMITS PEPPER'S NAME
FOR SUPREME COURT SEAT
The appointment of Florida's
j junior United States senator,
Claude Pepper, to the supreme
court, was urged last week by C.
A. Mitchell, Vero Beach attorney,
in a letter to President Roosevelt.

Miss Emieline Belin and Bill Eb-
ersole were visiting Sunday in
Panama City.


JUST A REMINDER
In case our readers are no
yet fully acquainted with thc
new names recently given to
the city's avenues, we reprint
them herewith:
First-Baltzell Avenue.
Second-Monument Avenue.
Third-Reed Avenue.
Fourth-Wiliams Avenue.
Fifth-Long Avenue.
Sixth-Woodward Avenue.
Seventh-Park Avenue.
Eighth-Gadsden Avenue.
Ninth-Knowles Avenue.

CARVER DRUG COMPANY
Try Our Fountain Specials.

In Berwick, Pa., Jacob Knecht
has been a Sunday school teacher
for 52 years.


Sea Foods
WHOLESALE and RETAIL
We Carry a Wide Variety of Sea Foods
- OYSTERS IN SEASON ---

E. L. ANDERSON FISH COMPANY
12 Mile W. Port St. Joe On Panama City Highway t[


FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

August 26 and 27

Sc CLEANSER-3 for 10 MACARONI and SPAGHETTI, 2 for 70
5c WASHING POWDER-3 for ......10 10c GRAPEFRUIT JUICE-3 for 250
P & G SOAP, large bars-6 for ......25 10c can ORANGE JUICE-2 for......150
SALAD DRESSING-Quarts .......230 DILL PICKLES-Quarts ..................17
PEANUT BUTTER-Quarts ...........220 SWEET MIXED PICKLES-Quart 19Q

Morning COFFEE Ground While 19C
racer You Wait
POTTED MEAT, 3...10c MUSTARD, quart ....15c KETCHUP, 14 oz. ..10c
Vienna Sausage 2 for 15c VINEGAR, quart ...-10Oc Good RICE, 5 lbs. ....25c
DICED CARROTS 15c NO. 2V2 PEACHES 1c POTATOES-- 2c
2 cans- .--. ......... Per can .....-:..... 10 pounds ....... --2


MILK, 3 Large 6 Small 204

3 lb. OATMEAL, with Premium ..27 Vanilla Wafers
10c Boxes OATMEAL-3 for ....L...-25 LARGE Graham Crackers 10c
2 Boxes CORN FLAKES .........------... Ginger Snaps
GRITS- 5-lb. Bag ..--. .... .-.......-- ..--- 150- -
2 Boxes GRITS ............................---15 Kate Smith's Bake-a-Cake Kit .. ... 290

F R 12 39 24 75c

Pounds 3 Pounds

CRACKERS- c 2-lb. Box COCOA 1c JELLO, All Flavors Cn
1-Pound Box ....... 2 for .................... 3 for .............
SALT, 2 for ............. 7c c MATCHES, 3 for 10c Blackeye PEAS, 3 lbs 19c


Our Market Sells Only Choicest Western

and Native Meats Fine Hens and Fryers


PCT, CASH AND

Pt S. o CARRY

Port St. Joe, Florida


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 26j, 1988


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