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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 7, 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.
es- growing little city. In
the heart of the pine belt.


STAR


The Star-Florida's fastest grow-'
ing little newspaper-dedicated to
the betterment and upbuilding of
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, OCTOBER 7, 1938 NUMBER 51
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CITY SHOULD BE



NAMED ST. JOSEPH



SAYS LIBRARIAN


W. T. Cash, Greatly Interested In the Past and Future of This
Town, Believes Residents Should Capitalize On
Reputation of Ancient City of St. Joseph


"Why don't you people over there in Port St. Joe get to-
gether and change the name of your town to 'St. Joseph'?"'
was the question asked the editor of The Star last Friday by
W. T. Cash, Florida state librarian. The editor, on a business
, trip to Tallahassee, had dropped in to say "hello" to Mr. Cash
and gather some pertinent data on the ancient city of St.
Joseph. We found Mr. Cash greatly interested in the old
city and -his presentation of facts and figures was so interest-
ing that before we knew it two hours had passed.
"'Port St. Joe' sounds so small-townish," said Mr. Cash. "I
hate to see a 'Port' or a 'Fort' incorporated in the name of a
city, as it always reminds me of a small village-not a place
of importance-and, in my opinion, your city is going to be-
come the leading industrial center of Northwest Florida."
The editor feels the same way about this matter and has of-
ten wondered why Port St. Joe was named Port St. Joe in-
stead of St. Joseph. We notice that a number of firms oper-
ate with the "St. Joseph" or "St. Joe" title. For instance, the
St'. Joseph Land & Development company, the St. Joseph Tele-
phone & Telegraph company, the St. Joe Hardware company,
the St. Joe -Motor company, the St. Joe Bar and the St. Joe
Curb Market. 'Changing the name of our city to St. Joseph
would not interfere, as far as we can discover, with the names
of any firms in the city.
The ancient city of St. Joseph has gone down in history
,due to the fact that Florida's first
BAN CASHIE l state constitution was drawn up
BANKC LASlH I and signed there in 1838 and, we
understand, was at one time con-
EC ED SH RTsidere as the site for the capital
CH C E Sof the state.
There is no reason why Port St.
James H. Kelley Resigns From Joe should not adopt the name of
Position When Accounts Are the famed city of St. Joseph and
incorporate its history and fame
Found $20,000 Short into the history of the new St.
Joseph.
According to an announcement We would like all the citizens
made Monday by State Comp- of Port St. Joe to consider this
matter, talk it over, write or tell
troller J. M. Lee, James H. Kelley, your opinions to the editor of The
cashier of the Wewahitchka State Star and we believe, if a sufficient
Bank, has been checked $20,000 number demand it, the matter of
.short in his accounts. The comp- ichaging the name of the city to
troller, who maintains supervision St Jos-eph can be brought to a
over state banks, sent a report on vote. Personal. the editor of The
the matter to State's Attorney J. Star would like to see it changed,
H. Carter, Jr., at Marianna. in order that the city might bask
Mr. Kelley has resigned his posi- in the reflected glory of the old
tion as cashier of the bank. which city-or perhaps we should not
he had held since 1934, and C. L. say "reflected." as with the change
Morgan, a turpentine operator and of name. Port St. Joe would don
farmer, who formerly acted as the mantle of this past glory.
cashier of the bank, has taken


tme position. ivir. organ is well
l:no.vn as a business man and his
many friends throughout Gulf
county will be glad too welcome
him back to his old. place at the
cashier's window.
Comptroller Lee said that state
and, federal bank examiners had
worked several days checking ac-
counts at the bank, and that Kel-
1'ey was bonded for $20,000. The
I. ik ;s a member of the Federal
i.;'U.-,.tI Insurance Corporation and
carries insurance for all depositors
no to $5,000.
"The bank will continue to op-
erate -as a normal banking insti-
tution," Lee said.
Kell'ey waived a hearing Wed-
nesday before United States Com-
missioner W. H. Milton at Mari-
anna and his bond was fixed at
$5000 'until the next term of fed-
eral court.

START SURFACING
GARRISON AVENUE

Work was started this Week on
oil surfacing Garrison avenue and
it is anticipated that the avenue
will be completely surfaced from.


Fifth street to the Apalachicolai
highway within the next few-days.
Hunter's Circle is also included
in this project.


Death-Detying

Crash Show At

Panama City

"Happy Jack" Miller and Troupe
of Daredevils Being Sponsored
By St. Joe Motor Company

"Happy Jack" Miller and his
Death Dodgers will come to Pan-
ama City next Sunday to stage
one of their death-defying crash
shows. The St. Joe Motor com-
pany, local Ford distributors, is
the Port St. Joe sponsor of this
show, -in conjunction with a num-
ber of Panama City concerns.
Miller and his daring drivers are
known the country over for their
spectacular handling of automo-
biles. and thousands of persons in
hundreds of cities have gasped as
they put their cars through a pro-
gram of stunts which occur as ac-
cidents every day and cause thou-
sands of deaths annually on our
highways.
The Miller troupe of daredevils,
using Ford V-8 automobiles exclu-
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Charter Is Issued

F o r Centennial

Exposition in '45

No Decision Made As To What
City Will Be Selected As Site
For Celebration

Port St. Joe has been asleep at
the switch and let a group of men
in Crystal River secure something
that rightfully belongs to this
city.
Secretary of State Robert A.
Gray issued, on September 21, a
charter to the Florida Centennial
Exposition, Inc., authorizing it to
organize and operate an exposition
during the years 1944 and 1945
commemorating the admission of
Florida into. the Union.
Frederick Van Roy of Crystal
River is the company's president,
and the charter lists Crystal River
as the place of business.
A statement issued by Van Roy
it the time of securing the charter
was to the effect that no decision
has yet been made as to where
the exposition will be held.
It is understood that with the
issuance of this charter no other
such organization can be formed,
and thereby Port St. Joe loses a
golden opportunity for the staging
of another celebration similar to
the proposed Centennial Celebra-
tion to be held here next Decem-
ber 7 to 11.


Centennial To Go

On Air Over WCOA

Dominant Features of Celebration
To Be Broadcast Direct
From Port St. Joe

W. B. Eels and George W. Clem-
ents spent Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday of this week in Pen-
sacola in the interests of the Cen-
tennial Celebration, interviewing
purveyors of amusement and dis-
cus,siing in detail the historical
pageant, which will be the cli-
macteric feature of the four-day
celebration in December, with
Paul Dupont who will stage the
glamorous picture and direct the
300 men and women who will
mI ke up the cast.
While there, Messrs. Eells and
'Iemnents arranged with the man- T
at'ement of Pensacola's big radio
station. WCOA, to broadcast the
dominant features of the Centen- e
nial Celebration direct from Port o
St. Joe. The radio people will
bring equipment and skilled men
to handle it, and broadcasts will
be made three times each of the.
four days of the affair. Voices and
music will be carried to Pensacola
over specially leased telephone
:-", W!l nt !f ni the air from the
station atop the San Carlos hotel.
Plans for the celebration are be- F
,v worked ont very s lisfactorily,
according to Chairman J. L. Sharit
if the ,cIireral coinmrittee. Work
on the Centennial building is be-
ing prosecuted as riapialy as men
and money-which means material C
--erome available. The half-mile tc
-ace track is being developed and hi
Del C. Mahon, chairman of that m
-ranch of the general sports pro- w
gram, is in touch with horsemen in
all over the state with a view to- m
ward providing four afternoons of B:
good sport. t.
Arrangements are being made ai
with the Cynress Garden Aquabats sc
of Winter Haven for four after- th
'oons of thrilling water sports on
he. hav front during the Centen- sh
lial,. The Aquabats should be fa- m
-iliar to movie fans, as they have O
been starred by the Grantland ju
Rice company for several years A;
past. pa
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LeHARDY INSTALLS
SNOOKER TABLE i
In
The LeHardy Bar and Billiard nl
Parlor on Reid avenue. operated th
by Frank LeHardy, this week in- cc
stalled a new snooker pool table at
it an approximate cost of $1000, si
nd Mr .LeHardy extends an invi- w:
action to all pool enthusiasts of dr
he city to drop into his establish- ta
i::t and try out the new table.


LEGION DEMANDS



INVESTIGATION OF



CHILDREN'S HOME


Gulf County Post Wants To Know Why Hospitalization Costs
For Crippled Tots Has Been Reduced and Salaries
Increased Out of Proportion To Last Year


Following presentation of facts and figures regarding the
proposed budget for'1938-39 filed by the Florida Crippled Chil-
dren Commission, Gulf County Post No. 116, American Legion,
at their regular meeting held in the Legion home Monday eve-
ning, passed a resolution demanding that the American Le-
gion, Department of Florida, investigate and secure informa-
tion as to why the appropriation for hospitalization has been
reduced, salaries increased and administration expenses in-
creased about $23,000 over last year.
Figures as submitted to the local post by the commission
for the 1938-39 budget were as follows:
FLORIDA CRIPPLED CHILDREN COMMISSION
Statement of Actual Expenditures for Fiscal Year 1937-38 and
Proposed Budget Filed with Budget Commission for Fiscal Year 1938-39
.. ... Actual Expen- Proposed
ditures ,7-38 Budget
State funds ..................................$. 90,100.00 $ 90,000.00
Federal funds ................................ 57,792.89. 40,299.91
Total ........................ .............$147,892.89 $130,299.91
Administrative Expense:
Salaries, clerks and secretary ..............$ 6,015.00 $ 13,380.00


Salaries, doctors, nurses, etc. ............... 25,337.50
Traveling expense-Commission ............. 709.72
Traveling expense-Technical Adv. Con. ............
Traveling expe.nsw -Executive Secretary .... 2'7.75
Training course supervising nurse ...................
Traveling expense-Supervising nurse to train-
ing .center ................................ ........
Office supplies, rent, equipment, etc. ........ 1,979.32
Scientific equipment .................................
Contingent ............................... .........
Tota' administrative .expense ................. $ 34,269.29
Direct Care:


31,810.00
700.00
500,00
S 9,o.00
300.00
125.00
5,580.00
3,600.00
600.00
$ 57,495.00


Total ..................................... $147,892.89 $130,299.91
Hospitalization ............................. $ 61,425.69 $ 21,000.00
Convalescent care ........................... 30.186.05 28,194.91
Appliances . ... .. ................ 5.420.45 1,000.00
Professional services, including fees for clin-
ics, plastic surgery, anesthetics. etc. ....... 7,313.80 5,700.00
X-ray, dressings and laboratory ............ 4.087.95 ........
Incidentals ................................. 569.59 ..........
Travel for surgeons ........................ 1.018.70 1,200.00
Travel for nurses .......................... 3,600.00 7,110.00
Transportation of patients .................. ......... 600.00
totall direct care .................. ........$113,622.23 $ 64,804.91
Non-matching state funds not budgeted ...... 8,000.00
Total appropriation decreased $17,592.98. or 12%. Administrative
expense increased $23,225,71, or 69%. Direct care decreased $48,817.32,
r 43%.
-4 It was also brought out that the
American Legion hospital for crip-
pled children at St. Petersburg is
berslowly being strangle in favor of
the Harry Anna hospital at Uma-
n Meeting onih tilla.
The resolution passed by Gulf
County Post reads as follows:
Ll Turnout of Membership Re-
SWHEREAS, It has been brought
quested: Invitation Extended to the attention of Gulf County
Everyone To Join Body I Post No. 116, Department of Flor-
iI aAein ------- 1i.n thal tho


The Port St. Joe Chamber of crippled children's commission of
commerce will meet at 8 o'clock the state of Floriia has submitted
night in the American Legion a budget for operations during the
mine in the regnuar monthly year 1938-39 and tnat said budget
meeting of thie membership. This in no way compares with the bud-
ill be the first membership meet- get of former years; and,
Ig since election or directors last WHEREAS, Said budget con-
onth. The new president. W. W. tains an increase in salaries of
carrier, will occupy the chair for over $13,000 and a decrease in al-
ie first time in general meeting, lotment for hospitalization of ap-
nd the new secretary. T. W. Wil- proximatlely $40,000 as compared
on, will take over his duties at with previous years; and,
ie same time. WHEREAS, Said budget con-
A full turnout of the member- tains several other additional
lip is requested, as there are items of expenditures that have
matters of importance to come up. never before appeared as expenses
f great importance is the read- to the commission, which were
sting of the various committees. felt to be unnecessary for the ef-
nyone desiring to serve on any ficient operation of the commis-
articular committee is requested sien; and,
contact the secretary. WHEDEAS, The said budgetap-
The new board of directors got pears to discriminate against the
to full swing Tuesday at the American Legion Crippled Chil-
eeklv luncheon meeting at Port dren's hospital located at St.
n. The matter of raising finances Petersburg, Florida;
needed as the sliare allotted to; THEREFORE, BE It Resolved:
e city for construction of the- That the Gulf County Post No. 116,
immunity building was discussed American Legion, Department of
that time. There is still a con- Fllorina. earnestly request tihe
derable amount lacking which American Legion, Department of
as not obtained on the first Florida, to take definite action at
ive, and the work is being re-' its conference to be held at Or-
rded to some extent. It is pointed land. Fla.. October 29 and 30,
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WOMAN'S CLUB MEETS IN COL. ROLL TO SPEAK
SCHOOL AUDITORIUM BEFORE P.-T. A.
The Port St. Joe Woman's club Col. Phillip A. Roll, prominent
met in regular session Wednesday attorney-at-law of Panama City,
afternoon in the new school audi- will speak here October 27 before
torium, with Mrs. G. A. Patton the Parent-Teacher association in
presiding in the absence of the the high school auditorium at
president, Mrs. B. W. Eells. 3:45 p. m., taking as his topic
The school band opened the pro- the new school amendment and its
gram with three selections, "Amer-; vital importance to the schools of
ica," "Idle Fancy" and "March Florida.
Militaire Escort," followed with Colonel Roll, who will be intro-
the Lord's Prayer. Minutes of last duced to the P.-T. A. by C. L. Cos-
meeting were read and approved. un, superintendent of public in-
The corresponding secretary pre- struction of Gulf county, will be
sented four for membership, but remembered here for tne outstand-
voting was postponed until the ing address he delivered to the
next meeting. Report of the treas- '36 senior class on their commence-
urer was heard, after which a call ment night.
was made for reports from various Mrs. T. A. Owens, president of
chairmen. Mrs. McClellan, Mrs. H. the P.-T. A., urges all teachers,
Soule and Mrs. E. Ramsey were parents and citizens of Port St.
named as a committee to meet Joe and neighboring communities
with the city commissioners at interested in education for a
their next session. greater tomorrow, to take advant-
Mrs. Patton introduced Prof. D. age of the opportunity to hear
G. McPherson and in turn asked such a brilliant speaker discuss
him to introduce the faculty. Mrs. this vital subject.
Patton then introduced Mrs. T.
Owens, president of the Parent- ENJOYABLE PARTY
Teacher association, and several AT BEACON HILL
out-of-town club members.
The meeting was then turned The Misses Avaryee Collier,
over to the leader, Mrs. Roy Gib- Louise So'oman and Erline McCle -
son, who gave an interesting talk lan entertained a number of friends
on "Education and Music As An "'wih a party at Van's Recreation
Educational Factor In the Schools." Hall last evening. The hall was
Following this talk, Mrs. Gibson decorated in the Hallowe'en mo-
introduced Mrs. J. G. Gainey of tif. After an hour of bridge, priizes
BlountstQwn, vice-president of Dis- werc presented and the charming
trict 2, Florida Federation of Wo- hostesses served refreshments of
man's Clubs, who gave an inter- sandwiches, cookies and coffee.
testing and inspiring talk on "Citi- Enjoying this affair were the
zenship" and gave "Co-operation, Misses Emeline Belin, Martha Be-
integrity, Travail, Initiative, Zest. lin, Juanita Gunn, Julia O'Quinn,
Education and Never-Say Die Iileen Arnold, Mae Jones, Merle
Spirit" as the key words for citi- Fi ,ligim and, Lillian Thompson,
zenship. and Messrs. Hamp Linton. Alton
Following Mrs. Gainey's talk, L. Dendy, Ben Alsobrook, Ed Warren,
W. Rice beautifully sang "Amer- George Tapper, Selwyn Chalker,
ica the Beautiful," after which the Jake Belin, Ronald Childers, Da-
meeting was informally dismissed vid Gray, M. Land, Mercer Spear,
and the hostesses for the after- Bill Ebersole, Tom Coldewey, Bill
noon. Mrs. E. Ramsey, Mrs. J. L. Sherwood. John Clifford, and Bill
*Sharit and Mrs. W. E. Boyd, served Bremer. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ferrell,
delectable refreshments to fifty Mr. and Mrs. Charles Parker and
wue.mbers and visitors. Mrs. Erie Suttle.

METHODIST MISSIONARY MRS. J. M. SMITH HOSTESS
SOCIETY MEETS TO J. A. M. CLUB
The business meeting of the Mrs. J. M. Smith entertained
Methodist Missionary Society was lh3 J. A. M. club this week at her
held Monday afternoon at the 'omne on the corner of Monument
church with 22 present. The presi- avenue and Seventh street. The
dent, Mrs. W. E. Boyd, was in givingg room where the hostess re-
charge. coived the guests was attractively
The meeting opened with hymn, decorated with cut flowers and
"Savior. Like a Shepherd Lead potted plants. A delightful hour
Us," followed with a prayer by was spent in sewing and chatting a
Mrs. G. A. Patton. The minutes after which the hostess served a t
were read and approved, delicious supper consisting of
Various reports were given by "~'iend chicken. potato salad, hot t
Mrs. J. L. Sharit, recording secre- rolls. butter pickles and coffee to t
tary, Mrs. H. W. Smith, treasurer, Mesdames J. A. Connell. C. Boyer, i
and Mrs. Patton. Little Tommy H. A. Drake, W. C. Pridgeon, S. i:
Alslip delightfully rendered a C. Pridgeon, B. A. Pridgeon, L.
poem. "At Breakfast Time," being Perritt and L. Gainous and Miss
about his daddy and a newspaper.. yrtice Coody. t
Mrs. Boyd read a story about a
"Holy Bread" which was very im- Mrs. C. E. Morton of Western, a
pressive, "Blest Be the Tie" was Ind., arrived last week to spend t
sung and the meeting was dis- some time in the city as the guest t
missed with prayer by Mrs. Tom of Mr. and Mrs. Del Mahon.
Gibson. c
t ft f W. H. Woodward of Marianna a
ROBERTS' ENTERTAIN was a business visitor in the city a
WITH OYSTER FRY yesterday. s
Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Roberts en- i f c
tertained a number of friends Mon- Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Caldwell and
day night with an oyster fry at little daughter. Jamelia, of Chip-
their home on Third street, honor- ley, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
ing Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chapman Howell of Bonifay spent Sunday
of Tallahassee. 'n tihe city. nests of Mr. and Mrs.
A delicious oyster super was Sairmy Davis.
served to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chap- t f
man and children, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. George W. Cooper is in-
George Hudson and daughter, Mr. vited to have a free ice cream a
and Mrs. ,Sammy Davis, Carlos sundae at LeHardy's Pharmacy. tl
Boyles and Mr. Ramsey of Mari- -. M I
anna. John Hewitt of Blountstown ar-
rived in the city Monday to make
WEDNESDAY SEWING his home. He is connected with t(
CLUB TO MEET the St. Joe Lumber and Export a:
M'-. Michael Smith announces company.
that the Wednesday Sewing Club f f
wi' meet next week at her home, Youal Wages spent last Friday a
and all members are invited to be anama City.
present. The club has not been in nama Ct.
meeting for several weeks. d
n sv w Mrs. Florrie Burke of Apalachi- M
cola and Mrs. J. Sea:ey of Pensa -
J. S. McKnight is asked to stop cola were visiting Saturday in
at LeHardy's fountain and enjoy rt St. Joe.
a free ice cream sundae. f
SMrs. Youa Wages and son. were
Mrs. J. W. Chapman and children dismissed from the Lisenby hos-
of Tallahassee and Mrs. Sammy pital at Panama City last Sunday.
Davis and son. Carlyle, spent last '
Friday afternoon in Panama City
rila ters n in P Miss Brownie Carter is invited
o business. to partake of a free ice cream
sundae at LeHardy's fountain.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Steele of At- t e
more, Ala.. were guests Sunday of M. M. T. .
Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Roberts. Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Pchneider
i n i annd family spent Wednesday in
Tallahassee with their daughter,
Mrs. Philip Lovett was visiting Miss Amelia Schneider, who is at-
Sunday in Panama City. tendin. Florida State College for
'Wooelln.
Dressmaking and Alterations f t
MRS. L. M. BASS "Hop" Hophins of A nalachicola
Ca at Costin's Department Sto was a business visitor in the city
Call a-t Costin's Department Store :as.erday afternoon.


Mrs. B. E. Kinney and Mrs. J. G. TIME DO FLY
Gainey of Blountstown attended Two men were discussing their
the Woman's Club meeting here families and one of them said:
Wednesday afternoon. "By the way, you and your sis-
ter are twins, aren't you?"
Mr. and Mrs. K. Thurby and "We used to be," the other re-
Thursby and "but now she's live years
daughter, Doris, were called, to o er than am ve years
Bainbridge Tuesday due to the young than I am.
death of Mr. Thursby's brother.
f r A* *. This "$30 Every Thursday" plan
Send The Star to a friend, is going to plt the Townsend
movement out of business.


Money Saving



SALE!


W. M. U. HOLDS WEEK
OF PRAYER SERVICE
The Woman's Missionary Union
of the Baptist church held their
week of prayer service for state
missions prior to their regular
monthly business meeting at the
church Monday afternoon, with
Mrs. O. F. Powell, chairman of
the Mary Circle, in charge of the
program.
Subject for the meeting was
"King's Forest" and the following
topics were presented, by the
members: "Great Oaks from Tiny
Acorns," "History of the W. M.
U," "As the Twig Is Bent So Is
the Tree Inclined," "Transplanted
to a College Campus" and "Rare
Specimens In Tampa." The offer-
ing was then taken and medita-
tion on missions was given by the
leader, which closed the program.
Services were also held Tues-
day at the church. The meeting
opened with song and the follow-
ing program presented: Devo-
tional by Mrs. Charles McClellan;
"Preservation of the Forests," by
Mrs. L. R. Holliday; "Special As-
sistants In Forest Service," by
Mrs. J. W. Sisemore, who also led
in prayer; "Young Timber," by
Mrs. E. C. Cason; "A Tree With
Fruit Unharvested," by Mrs. J. 0.
Baggett. Prayer for the state evan-
gelists, Rev. T. 0. Keese, Rev. R.
D. Carrin and. Rev. C. L. Watten-
barger. The offering was taken
and the meeting dismissed by the
Meditation.
The Martha Circle will meet
next Monday at the home of Mrs.
W. J. Daughtry and the Mary
Circle will meetat the church.

THURSDAY CLUB MEETS
WITH MRS. T. OWENS
The Thursday Bridge club met
yesterday with Mrs. T. Owens as
hostess at her home on Seventh
street. Vases of marigold and
other fall flowers added to the at-
tractiveness of the living room
where tables were placed, for play.
After tallying scores, prizes were
presented and the hostess served
delectable refreshments to mem-
bers present.

NEW MANAGER TAKES
OVER PORT THEATER

Roy E. Williams, formerly as-
sistant manager at the Martin the-
ater in Tifton, Ga., and who has
been connected with the Martin
Theaters for four years, this week
ook over management of the Port
heater, replacing Bill Turner, who
landed in his resignation to go
nto business for himself.
Mr. Williams has been connected
vith the Lucas and Jenkins thea-
ers in Savannah, Ga., and the
Sparks theater at Lakeland. He
and his family are at home in the
manager's apartment in the Port
heater building.
The Star joins with the people
f Port St. Joe in extending a wel-
oring hand to the new manager
nd his family and they are issued
n invitation to take part in the
social and civic activities of the '
ity.
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The Misses Avaryee Collirr and
ouise Soloman .pent Sunday in
'ana'na City, the guests of Mr.
nd Mrs. W. J. Belin.

Sheriff and Mrs. B. E. Parker
nd family of Wewahitchka were
he week-end guests of Mrs. Sally
Iontgomery.

Mrs. Roy E. Williams is invited
o drop in at LeHardy's Pharmacy
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Legion Demands $30 Pension Plan

Investigation of Bobs Up In State

Children's Home Every Person Over 50 and Unem-
ployed Would Receive Check
Every Thursday
(Continued from Page 1)
1938, to secure information from The "$30 Every Thursday" pen-
the crippled children's commission sion plan which originated in Cali-
of the state of Florida as follows: fornia and was primarily respon-
(a) The reason w;y the appropria- sible for the defeat of Senator
tion for hospitalization has been McAdoo in the recent primaries
so drastically reduced? (b) Why held in that state, has bobbed up
the salaries and, overhead for ad- in Florida with the formation of
ministration has been increased the Florida Pension Plan associa-
to a cost of over fifty cents on the tion which has petitioned the cir-
Collar? (c) That a breakdown be cuit judge at Bartow for a char-
furnished of the $13,380 for sal- ter. which was promptly author-
aries for clerks, executive secre- iz'ed by Judge Petteway. Organ-
tary, etc.; the need of $3600 addi- ized in Lakeland, all officers and
tional scientific equipment that is directors of the association are
already furnished by hospitals, and Lakelanders.
the need of $1680 roE rents. (d) Roy Thompson, an executive of
Why an increase of about $23.000 the new group, stated that copies
over last year's entire administra- .) the charter have been sent to
tion expense? each of the 15 judicial circuits in
AND BE IT FURTHER RE- the state for filing and to each of
SOLVED: That the crippled chil- the 67 counties in order to insure
dren's commission furnish the that this organization will be the
American Legion, Department of only one sponsoring the plan in
Florida, satisfactory reasons for florida.
reducing tie number of patients Thompson further stated that it
in the American Legion Crippled was expected that a sufficient
Children's Hospital at St. Peters- number of signers of a petition
burg monthly until there have would be secured to call for a con-
been less than 10 children when stitutional amendment vote in
at the same time a noticeably 1940, as was done in California.
large increase is being made in The plan being advocated is out-
other hospitals, and why the com- lined as follows:
mission should make plans to send "Any person more than 50 years
patients to additional private hos- old who is unemployed and is not
pitals when they do not have suf- an employer, is eligible for the
ficient patients to fill the beds al- weekly pension. The state would
ready available; and, issue certificates totaling a value
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: of $30 every Thursday, and would
That the American Legion, Depart- guarantee their vaTiie.
ment of Florida, ascertain from "Each Thursday the holder of
the proper authorities the reason such certificates would be re-
why several members of the com- quired to affix tax stamps. At the
mission are allowed to continue to end of the 52 weeks a total of
serve when they are either execu- $1.04 would be represented by
tives or directors of hospitals di- such stamps on each dollar cer-
rectly benefitting trom the funds tificate and the state would re-
furnished by the crippled chil- deem the certificates and retire
dren's commission and every ef- them. The four-cent margin is in-
fort be made by the American Le- tended to cover costs of handling
gion. Department of Florida, to and those advocating the plan con-
have this evil corrected; and, tend that this would not run over
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: 11/s per cent, thus leaving the
That the Department of Florida, state a nice margin on the deal."
American Legion, at its earliest
opportunity rescind the resolution If you have any praise for a
passed at the recent Jacksonville man, say it to his boss.
convention demanding the various
posts of the department and the
American Legion Auxiliary to send professional Cards
funds raised for chippled chil- Professional Cards
dren's work to its nearest facility,
and that all funds raised in the fu-
ture be used for maintaining its
own hospital at St. Petersburg, D C
Florida.DR. C. COE
Adopted by the Gulf County
Post No. 116. American Legion, DENTIST -
Department of Florida. this 3rd Office Hours: 9 to 12; 1 to 5
day of October, 1938.
Attested: T. M. SCHNEIDER, Sundays By Appointment
W. S. SMITH Post Commander. Costin Bldg. Port St. Joe
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WHY NOT A NEWSPAPER MAN FOR ONE SMOKE NUISANCE NO ONE OBJECTS TO
THE STAR GOVERNOR IN 1940?.
TH E TIA Florida doctors, dentists and druggists
W. S. SMITH, Editor and Publisher have set out to get their professions before
the public, even going so far as to suggest
issued every Friday at Port St. Joe, Florida, e public, even going so far as to suggest
From The Star Building that the next governor of Florida ought to
be a doctor, dentist or druggist. After hold-
Entered as Second-class matter, December 10, mg a caucus at F'erry one of the two men se-
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida, icted has already declined, fearing coronary
under Act of March 3, <1879. p:ronibosis, .corombona victoria or something.
Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance '.lie next governor of Florida should come
One Year ......$2.00 Six Months .... $1.25 frolm the ancient and honorable profession of
Three Months ......6bc newspaper editors and publishers, and we

-"ti Telephone 51 i}>.- toisinate Clayton Codrington, publisher of
tle Lake City Rleporter and director of the
The spoken word is given scant attention; state welfare board, and Russell Kay, Tampa,
the printed word is thou ,htfully weighed. author of the "I'oo Late to Classity" column
STh. spoken word, barely asserts; the printed -
word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word and secretary of the Florida Press association.
is lost; the printed word remains. 'Ihe newspaper man is in a class by him-
self. To start with, he is a business execu-
PERPETUAL MOTION CYCLE tive; he is broadminded, sympathetic in his
Srdealing; abhors deceit and frowns on the
The Federal Reserve Board reports that rt cut;epreaches and teaches honesty
during the month of September there was u
orein 4 er th io moeey thet at and integrity; he is fearless and forgets his am tI
about 40 per cent more money in circulation Ant s n and
.owni safety when such occasions may arise ; 8 fI
than during the same month in 1929; that at l rr
he occupies a place in the life of the com- B 8 B r
present there is 25 per cent more money in
esent thee is r cnt mor one immunity, the state and the nation that none ,BUSY F AC R,
bank accounts and that we have about 200 o co f he is neer ien to ou
Other could fill; he is never given to hokum; LOli(
per cent more gold than we had in the most as no political e itas.
,has no political entanglements, I -
active financial year in history. Then the re- m
Newspaper men have been elevated to high
serve board points out-that although bank
serve boar points out that although bank places in other states and 1940 is Florida's ing up optimism reau on your
deposits are near an all-time high, the turn- ing up optimism read up on your
opportunity to send a man to the governor's dd history..
r of these deposits "is at the lowest te he n Eng and stood alone with
on record." ohir 0tho is capable of carry ig i the af athe exception of Scotland and Ire-
ny eod t s o fairs of state in a really businesslike way.-- o shie land during the reign of Queen
Many economists believe the answer to the Forida espper e Msh e Elizabeth, Philip of Spain sent a
economic problem lies in that item about huge armada of battle craft, the
turnr" suggest that tile u n By The Other Fellow most powerful known at that time,
turnover. y suggest tht the question 20TH YEAR ELECTIONS and when the little English ships
should not be "how call more money be pro- with the aid of the elements got
ld t e o can more any prospective candidates for the through with them there was
vided?" but "how can people be persuaded to Nss a ote: As this column is con- nothing left but broken hearts in
use the enormous supply of money that is if ducted by The Other Fellow for Spain--if a Spanish heart can
already aail they will ponder the following bit of history, "The Other Fellow," we are break.
already available?" turning it over this week to I think it was in 1812 that Na-
And this lea may not choose to run in 190. steve MePhaul as one of the poleon set out from France with
Sthaists leaus b ac the ntrys t It is a curious fact that, beginning with "Other Fellows." Read ais "eranue Armie" of 460,000 sot-
theorists refuse to see-that the country's 1840, all residents elected at 20-year inter- what Steve has to say about the aiers for M oscow. Russia. He had
ob-creating wealth is frozen by the fear of Czecho-, the szchok-, well, held the fate of urope in hi
futiare unctainy vls have died in office. And the fateful 20- anyway, the European situation. hands for about 14 years. Har-
.uture uncertainty. passed by the, snows Of Russla
Tuhis continuous appropriating of billions of year period recurs in 1940. Here is the and the Russian troops, ne ire-
r n strange record: I think we worry unduly about traced the 1700 miles bacR to
dollars of public money is not going to lift us ecthe threat of war. Paris with a bare 20,000 men.
p by our b to illiam Henry garrison, elected in 1840; "Whom the gods would de- Except in minor cases, such as
py o bootta it will ae o e- raham Lincoln, elected in 1860; James A. stroy, they first make mad." our own race taking the ;and of
paid some time and it will conme out of the The three madmen of Europe the Red Man, the English that or
pockets of John Q. Taxpayer. It seems to us airfield, elected in 1880; William McKinley, are not so much to blame as are India and Egypt, the Italians that
at e oiiciani on elected in 1900, and Warren G. -larding, the blind followers who have al- of Ethiopia, no offensive war nas
that the politician s in Washington have de- d owed them to lead them to the been successful. England even
eloped a peretal motion philosophy some- elected in 1920-all died while holding the of- brink of ruin, for that is what will would like to forget the Boer War
eloped T t n ld ice of president. happen if war should be the choice in South Africa.
thing like this: 'That the unemployed should of these despots. It won't be perhaps during the
be kept unemployed so employed politicians Harrison, who was 68 at the time of his What so surprises the peace- lives of even the youngest of us,
ein e d in t inauguration, died of pneumonia exactly one loving nations of the earth is that but there will come a day when
canl remain employed employing the un em- a nation like Germany that has the people of the world will be-
ploaed lest the politicians become unem- month later. Lincoln was re-elected in 1864, contributed so much to literature, come civilized enough through the
but was assassinated a few months after tak- the arts and sciences, and especi- medium of education and interna-
ployed. naly to the music-loving world, can tional communication through the
ilpg office. 2McKinley's election in 1900 was be so led. If the German people radio and airplane, to wake up to
AZI TRAiDE WAR AG T AMERA for a second term, of which he had served a -vould use their undoubted energy the fact that it is better to live
NAZI TRADE WAR AGAINST AMERICA toward peaceful pursuits and try and let live. Then tie leaders can
little more than six months before his assas- to cultivate the good will of the get together and talk across the
Now that Germany has acquired the Su- sination. Harding (lied suddenly at San Fran- world and build up a world trade, table, settling in a sensible man-
deten area of Czechoslovakia it gives er a they would soon have a stronger net all questions. So long as a
n area o Czechoslovakia it gives her a o, after serving to ears and nearly five nation and a much happier one great nation leaves its fate in the
stronger ieipon with which to fight the months. than now. hands of a madman that should be
sndiated Stats itconomi it Latin er of i ca. t i It is so peculiar to think that it:carrerated in a padded cell,
ited Stte economicalus it wLill be seen that of the six presi one man so overcome by his own there will never be any certainty
'They will have more manufactured articles to dents who have died in office, five are in- ego could spread it over a whole o peace.
sell Latin American countries and a greater clouded in the foregoing list. The other, Zach- nation like a poison gas that even: i-er, e b -
expands in small quantities to .rth ilile, the swashbuck-
capacity to absorb the raw materials pur- ar Taylor, was elected in 1848 and died in o'her nations. ling would-be Caesar; Stalin, the
chased in the western hemisphere.unta orda If Hitler should create a major pitiful puppet of a handful of Rus-
pCrse uen tly weteyearh 3 will d edry s0o.--Puntaa (lcourda i herald. war through further demands, ian intellectuals.
Consequently the year 1939 will bring a he must certainly know, or would i-ave any or these leaders that
!-reatlv increased ecolloic conflict between D! co t b n DOES IT PAY? hu 1111lreds o thousands of Germans niade n maneuver in a major
(;ermaniy and the United States in that sec- In this day in which \we live it is only the will be killed as a result, and with battie? What the result will be
tion when iitler takes over the manufacture n i t ii he perfection o aerial warfare when some nation calls their bluft
in imtitmity w lho do not believe that advertising Berlin would be a shan:bles that and a real war starts remains to
ig plants of the Sudetens. The acquisition of ays. 'IThere is a repoderance of evidence it would take years to clear utp, be seen.
this new territory will not only enable Ger- t i it s t true story of the if ever. s What of the gratitude of na-
t\ e. Ad History sometimes -repeats itself tion s? England step pet in and
many to increase her own trade w-ith Latin .rkansas woman: and in the early part of the 18th saved Germany and the allied na-
America, but she canl offer herself as a broker She advertised for a husband. t cost her t aa at ol tsa ansee itis eide 1n ilsaon vte rloog When
for the sale of Latin American products to a $9. He enlisted in the army and got killed, improbable, but quite possible, the close of the World War many
larger section of Europe due to the fact hat She got $10,000 in insurance and a idow that the will once more of the cities knelt at his feet as
larger section of Europe due to the fact that She got $10,000 in insurance and a ido s croain Berlin and a French sen- though he were a god because he
her territory touches upon an ever larger pension the rest of her life. try will guarl the gates of Bran- had delivered them from Germany.
frontier of other countries denburg. Of course the saner na- and now they are kissing the hand
frontier of other countries. What does anybody mean: "It doesn't pay tions wil also surfer. Paris and that smote them.
Germany is fighting vigorously for the to advertise "-Baldwin Times. London would probably suffer as
Latin American market and how vigorously much irreparable damage as Getr-'
man cities, but that is not helpingiCOLORED RESIDENTS OF
is indicated by the fact that her share has Well, it looks like that unemployed (er- Ger:any. Germany was just as CITY ORGANIZE P.-T. A.
risen from about seven per cent of the total an arrogant a certainAtagath of the colored
mIan a alerehaioger has the whole of Europe 1914 as she is today, if not more At a gathering of the colored
after the 'World XWar to approximately 141/ bluffed, and now that he has succeeded in so, and the crown prince and other residents of Port St. Joe held on
per cent today. This will undoubtedly show taki a slice out of Czechoslovakia officers of the "High Command" cptember 19, a Parent-Teachers
taking a slice out of Czechoslovakia he will had already made mental reserva-, .- ,ition was organized and the
a greater increase during 1939 and the years take a deep breath, pound his chest with both tioes in the hotels of Paris, even !ollowina officers elected: Mrs. F.
foilowino- before starting to march. M. Hall, president; Mrs. MI. E. Ed-
f o- fists, let loose a blood-curdling Tarzan scream We oldsters have not forgotten wards, secretary; Mrs. Minnie
and demand that Germany's colonies lost dur- how we felt through those four Kirk, treasurer: Mrs. Alice Mloses,
''"\Vill Vote On Mosquito Tax In November" ing the World War be returned or else. And ars ofer 14-18. How the Gcoer rogra chairman; rchie Wes-
mians were goose-stepping confi- ton chaplain, and John Kirk, his-
says a headline in the Titusville Star-Advo- that's when things will )egin to happen, for d ntly toward Paris at the begin- torian.
cate. One immediately jumps to the conclu- he will bIe tromping on pet bunions elongin~g r we strtting tlcaisei istufhi ace rdinpt to the president, is ton
sion that a new tax source has been dis- to England andt France. wiriling to kill the whole world for look after the general welfare of
covered. But the story under this misleading "Der Faderland" and His Imperial It colored children, so all par-
--HIighness. ents and others interested ar,
head expllains that the people will vote on Keep your dollars at home by trading with T ray" don't worry too much. We invited to take an active part in
taing the district to exterminate them. Prt St. Joe merchants cmay have had it hlard, but all is the school program through the
taxing well thlit ends well, so for build- I.-T. A.


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1938








THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA PAGE FIVE


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1938
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BOXING MATCH EMERGENCY
SMiss McClellan (on phone): Miss McClellan: "Oh, Julia, I
"Why can't you reserve a box for simply adore that funny step.
four? Isn't this the theater?" Where did you pick it up?"
Voice; "No. This is the under- Miss O'Quinn: "Funny step,
taker." .,
er." ... nothing! I'm losing my garter."
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Mr. McPherson: "Dick, I do be-
Sl. ,. ieve you are late for everything.
'' I'll bet you'A'be late for your own
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THE TATTLER
SEES ALL- wca< THE STAFF w
Society Editor...Dorothy Trawick
K OS AL- Editor-in-Chief .....Edward Hufft
TELLS ALL- Sports Editor and Assistant
Ed.tor-:n-Chlef.....AI Schneider
ABOUT HAPPENINGS Joke Editors..................
"W B IN PORT ST. JOE HIGH ......Dick Stepp, Paul Johnson


Why, my grandfather was right
behind Paul Revere. He would, THE RAT HOLE University of Florida, cast hin
have ridden that night only-only from her arms in 192S upon th
---wel, only-oh, hang, he was cruel, cruel world. Even though h
ate," (Pinch-hitting for the Knot Hole, graduated with a hi nonny-nonn;
Sv_____ho has closed and gone fishing) andl a cum laude, he was initiate(
S-into Kappa Delta Pi and Ph
What 10th grade girl forgot her This week we take Mr. Russell Kappa Phi, honorary fraternities
lipstick? Oooh-somethin's wrong. .awthon as our sore toe to be so He simply could not break awa:
S, closely doctored. .from the instructions of learning
What shy Sophomore girl is Mr. Cawthon, high potentate of so he started teaching. He taugh
mourning for her one and only? t he Spanish department and in Clearwater for several years a
It isn't "Cooter" this time. keeper of the 11th grade, hails head of the Spanish department
---- -- from DeFuniak Springs. Although Later he was engaged in post
Did Autha F's face get red when the Senior rag gave him some work, and as an agent for the Sin
his harmonica number was dedi- publicity last week, we endeavor clair Refining company. Mr. Caw
cated to Selma Sealey last week? to broaden upon this information. I thon is also a reserve officer, M
Oh, boy! That colossus of instruction, the I. Dept. of the U. S. Army.
Our subject under discussion
,,.N ,. T,.EDI,,-- ". enjoys sports of all kinds. Whili
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1" SHARKS TAKE 20-8
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WEWA


d Team Plays In Carrabelle Today,
i Meets Florida Hi October 14
S.
The St. Joe high school Sharks
't football team journeyed to Wewa-
s hitchka last Friday to take a 20
t. to 8 beating in a non-conference
1; game. The loss was accounted for
i- due to the fact that a shifted line-
v. up was used against a crack We-wa
[. sextet. Some players were playing
their first game and did unusually
n well under such conditions. Wewa
e intercepted two passes approxi-
, mately 20 yards from the goat line
a and chalked up 13 points in the
first half. Another touchdown was
- pushed over in the last quarter
and the extra point was completed.
The longest run on St. Joe's side
was made when Howard Taunton
k intercepted a pass and ran ap-
proximately 65 yards before being
s downed by Wewa players.
Winston Jones remained out of
the conflict most of the game, but
u was sent in during the last quar-
ter and ,showed up well.
t This goes to show our city
Backers that the Sharks have pros-
pects of doing well this season.
The whole team feels assured that
the local fans will see a tip-top
six take the field against Florida
High on October 14. We would
also like to urge al Who can to
be present at the opening game
with CarrabeIle today in Carra-
belle.
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SWITCHBOARD
What girls write boys' initials
on their legs? It must be love.
What Junior girl and senior boy
seem to have up a little case?
What Senior boy and girl went
to a party Friday night and it
seemed like old times? Yeah, man.
What Senior boy wanted to take
a certain Freshman girl to the
party Friday night but couldn't,
because it was only for Seniors?
What high school teacher said
that one of his pupils must be
I half-cracked? We wonder why.
Vv'lWat certain high school teach-
er takes time off every day at the
second period, after dinner to take
his beauty nap?
It seems like a certain Sopho-
more girl and a certain Freshman
boy have up a pretty good case.
G. S. and A. S.
We wonder why Brady Nell
goes around hugging a Sophomore
girl? Could it be love?
We believe that Miss O'Quinn's
hobby is giving out plenty de-
n erits. Ask Dick Stepp.
We know that Miss Arnold likes
a certain coach in the six-man
football conference, if we can
guess right.
We have found out that Paul
Johnson is getting heart trouble
over a certain Freshman girl. E. B.
We wonder why Katherine
Hickey seems so sad these days.
Could it be the result of a lost
Slover?
What Freshman girl always in-
vires a certain Freshman football
Splyer to all Baptist Sunday school
parties?
What certain Freshman girl was
marked off the list Sunday? We
wonder why.
What girls are always getting
demerits for chewing gum under a
high school teacher? Looks like
they would stop.
SOld age is getting a certain
Senior boy down. Don't you think?
Look out. Winnie.
Why did Paul Johnson's face
turn so red in chapel Friday? Ours
wouldn't.

A JUNIOR HISTORY
Name-Edward Hufi't.
Place of Birth-Boatusa, La.
Date-November 28, 1922.
Ambition-To be an a;gebra
teacher.
Favorite Color--Ble.
HTobby-R-ea-ling western novels.
Favorite Song-"Moonshine Over
Kentucky."
K eakness A blue-eyed, light
brunette Junior.
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"Cali"ornia grapefruit. Arizona
cactus! We play Wewa just for
the practice. Yeah! Team!"
What's the matter with Coach
nv -? Tir's bhien mooning around
;ately. Must be the football! team.


PANAMA CITY


Watch the Fords Take It In the Death Defying Stunts of


"HAPPY JACK" MILLER

AND HIS DAREDEVIL TROUP OF


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9 -- 3 P. M.




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PAGE SIX THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1938


CHAMBER COMMERCE
IN MEETING TONIGHT

(Continued from Page 1)
out that some action must be im-
nr-ediately taken if this project is
to be completed in time for the
'Centennial Ce'lebratton.
G. F. Kaser resigned as chair-
'-an of the drive committee and
0G. P. Wood was appointed in his
s-cal.J. L. LKerr resigned as chair-
man of the membership commit-
t'e. due to inability to give it suf-
ficienit attention, and Rev. D. E.
Marietta was appointed to this
position.
"There should be a 'much larger
r membership," said Secretary Wil-
oIon yesterday, "for your duty to
the city can be brought to fulfill-
inent by being an active member
of the chamber of commerce. You
azbonld give your name to the com-
mittee at once for approval as a
member and help make this a
v worthwhile city to live in. You do
rot have to be a .. in.- i man to
I -eong. as the by-laws of the or-
ganization declare that 'Any per-
son. association, corporation, part-
nership or estate may subscribe
for one membership, and each
member shall be entitled to one
vote.' The dues are quite nominal.
in fact much less than almost any-
where else that I know of."
Mrs. Paul D. Farmer is invited
to stop 'at LeHardy's Pharmacy
and have a free ice cream sundae.

Best for Purity, Quality
and Taste

PURITY IS

ASSURED!









.v Even the
Cows Are
ii


BAND WILL PLAY

IN PARK SUNDAY

Expect Local Organization To Be
Augmented By Wewahitchka
School Band Members

The high school band, under the
direction of Dan Farmer, will ren-
der a popular program Sunday af-
ternoon at 3 o'clock at the band
stage in the park. There will be
severall new numbers played and
cvcr one is invited to be present
and enjoy the music.
For the first time on these pro-
grams there will be a full band
present, and it is expected that
tihe local players will be aug-
nrented by band members from the
\Vewahitchka school. These stu-
dents are also under the direction
of Prof. Farmer and they have
shown great progress, as has the
local band.
By having the combined bands
play in this manner they will be-
come familiar with each other and
with this practice will be better
able to repre-sent this city and the
county when the time comes for
the Centennial. It is hoped to have
a band at that time of 75 pieces or
more, and a movement- is on foot
to try to provide new uniforms
an:l some new instruments before
that time. so that we can show
visitors to the celebration that we
have a band that is a leader in its
class. An attempt is also being
made to have the band play a few
times in other cities in the near
future, and there is no doubt that
the showing there will largely de-
temin the possibilities of calls
from larger cities for services of
the band for parades and con-
claves.
Won't you give them your en-
couragement by being present Sun-
day afternoon? The summer sea-
son is over, the beaches are closed
for the season, and there are many
wlo have not had an opportunity
to hear the band piay. The hour of
the concert has been changed to 3
o'clock with the feeling that hour
will suit many more people than
the later hour of 5, which has been
the custom.
GULF COUNTY HAS
36 EATING PLACES


| Tested Of the 8.079 licensed restaurants
4 ,in the state, according to a report
Use Only issued this week by the state ho-
tel commission, 36, with a seating
r / capacity of 654 persons, are oper-
SOLjOMOl'N'S h eating in Gulf county.
This information has been com-
'Pas u ed piled so that civic and business
a. s e .organizations may know exactly
what their restaurant facilities are
M ILTtK in case they wish to plan on busi-
Sness meetings or conventions.
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SHIP IN PORT
Pasteurized for Your The S.S. Dorothy of the Bull
ProtectionLine docked Monday and left early
oTuesday morning with a cargo of
...kraft paper for eastern points.


C ARVER'S


Is Here

S to Serve



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We can serve you and help you in many
ways. You will find our store open hours
after other stores have closed. No hours
are too late for us when you need our serv-
ices in an emergency. .And you can
find most anything you need-your favorite
magazine, a cold drink, sandwiches, cigars
and cigarets, the latest in cosmetics-what-
ever it is you want, we probably have it in
stock. Meet your friends at Carver's-feel
at home. Call on us in any way!

Carver Drug Co.
Port St. Joe, Fla. Phone 27


Death-Defying Crash
Show at Panama City

(Continued from Page 1)
sively, will put on their spectacu-
tar demonstration in Pelican Park,
Panama City, at 3 o'clock Sunday
afternoon, and will pull such thrill-
ing stunts as crashing through
inming board walls, leaping a car
from runways in a distance leap,
turning a car over several times
at a 0U-mile-per-hour clip and hurl-
ing a speeding automobile over
the tops of several cars.
''he durability of the modern
Ford cars is demonstrated in the
tests included in the stunts of
.il;'er and his daredevils, and a
number of cities have sponsored
tlhe show as a safety demonstra-
tion in a campaign for safer driv-
ing. The Panama City show will
also include a demonstration in
safe driving as well as one of
recklessness.
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CLASSIFIED ADS

FOR SALE
HOUSE TRAILER, sleeps 4; $400.
Original cost $1440. One mile be-
yond Bay Beach Trailer Camp, 6
miles east Panama City, opposite
side of road. R. A. Stewart. 3*
HOUSES FOR SALE
TWO-STORY dwelling, 7 rooms, 2
baths. Located on Eighth street,
Port St. Joe, F:a. For further in-
formation write or call Mrs. Mary
L. Smith, 208 North Lena Street,
Dothan, Ala. 9-2 10-7*


FATHER OF MRS. JOHN DAIRY MAN MOVES TO CITY
manI(L x J AQ.J/ 7 q AWVV'


John C.'Sims of St. Andrews.
father of Mrs. John W. Maddox,
Sr., of Apalachicola, died Tuesday
noon at his home. Burial services
were held Wednesday at the old
Sims cemetery near Marianna. His
six grandsons acted as pallbearers.
Misses Martha and Emeline Be-
lin were the week-'end guests of
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Belin, in Panama City.


Ivey Vanlandingham, former
of Quincy, has moved to Port St.
Joe with his family and is in l::,ri
plete charge of the Solon,oc
Dairy route in this section.
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BRUSH FIRE
The fire department was called
out Wednesday to exr neuih a
brush fire at the ,n'r-: ti.ri n of
Monument avenue an d Terib
street.


FRUITS and VEGETABLES
We carry at all times a :'ir-1t.- "
'ine of fresh fruits and vegetables.
We also stock Bread Cakes, Cook-
ies and Candies


OPEN SUNDAYS
CONVENIENCE


20c


TWO DOZEN-35c
Turnips and Collards, bunch ....10
Delicious Apples, doz.....30 35
GRAPES, per pound......04 150 1
ORANGES, doz. ....--.....:-25 35
IRISH POTATOES, 10 lbs.... 25 ~
Cabbage, Rutabagas, Lettuce, To- t
matoes, Celery, Sweet Potatoes

HIINSON FRUIT STORE
Next Ccstin's Department Store


Thursday, Friday and Saturday

OCTOBER 6, 7 AND 8



5 POUNDS SUGAR


3 CANS SAUERKRAUT
2 CANS RED CROSS PEAS


3 CANS CAMPBELL'S TOMATO JUICE
2 CANS GREEN LIMA BEANS 3 CANS PIMIENTOES
2 PINK SALMON, TALL 3 NO. 2 CANS HOMINY
6 CANS VAN CAMP'S PORK AND BEANS
1-LB. BOX PRIDE ASSORTED COOKIES 3 CANS CORN
3 8-OZ. CATSUP 3-LB. BOX OATMEAL WITH CHINA

Quart SALAD DRESSING
47-OUNCE ORANGE OR GRAPEFRUIT JUICE
3 QUARTS PAR-T-PAK DRINKS (ANY FLAVOR)
2 PACKAGES DRIED PEACHES 8 CANS LIGHTHOUSE CLEANSER
4 CANS LYE 8 BOXES LIGHTHOUSE WASHING POWDER

5 Lbs. White Rig FLO UR
'uj'


2 LBS. DRIED APPLES
4 PACKAGES JELL-O


Dozen
Lemons -
2 No. 2 Cans
Tomatoes
Gallon
COOKING OIL
14 oz. Monarch
CATSUP -
No. 2/2
FRESH PRUNES
No. 2V2 Peaches o
Pears -
3 Lbs. Black-Eyec
Peas -


15c

- 15c

. -90c

15c

15c


S.15c

* 19c


Pure Pork Smoke
SAUSAGE, lb.

Fresh Creamery
Butter -
Gallon
OIL SAUSAGE


25c


S33c


.90c


Center Slices Tender
CUDAHY'S HAM, lb. 3



19c


15c


PET E'S CASH AND
CARRY


3 CANS GREEN BEANS
8 CANS POTTED MEAT


WE REMAIN
FOR YOUR


5 LBS. RICE 3 BOXES GRITS
2 POUNDS CHARMER COFFEE


Wisconsin Cream
CHEESE, lb.

Fine
BOILING MEAT, !b. -


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1.933


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA


PHONE 79


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