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VOLUME V PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY FLORIDA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1942 NUMBER 46
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Flag Raising; To
Be Held Sunda)
National Banner Now Floats fror
Observation Tower; Interest-
ing Program Planned
The flag-raising ceremony a
the Air Warning Service observa
tion tower planned for last Sun
day by the Port St. Joe Kiwani,
clubi was rained out and the clul
announces that the ceremony wil
be held next Sunday at 3 o'clock
in the afternoon-and that if rain
again forestalls the event, it will
be held the following Sunday, and
so on, ad infinitum.
Head Kiwanian Doc Norton, as-
sisted 'by Ben Rivers and John
Blount (the latter -two really done
all the work), erected a flag pole
on top of the tower Wednesday,
and .our national banner now
proudly floats in the breeze over
the heads of observers.
Program for the ceremony fol-
"America" .......... Assemblage
Prayer ..... Rev. O. D. Langston
Talk, "The Aircraft Warning
,,Service" ..... George Snowden
"Origin of Our Flag As An Em-
'blem of Democracy" ........
......... M. P. Tomlinsdn
"Origin of the Swastika".....
................. Larry Evans
Raising 6f U. S. Flag ........
......... American Legion Post
"Star Sfangled. Banner" ......
..; ................ Assemblage
*"iCourtesies .of Flag .........
............. Rev. Langston
"God Bless America" ........
............... Marigene Smith
During the raising of the flag
Billy Wallace will sound "To the
The public is cordially invited
to be present and take part in the
ceremony. All members of the
American Legion post are asked to
he present and wear post caps.
Named NYA Representative
SOChauncey Costin this week was
appointed as field personnel rep-
resentative of the National Youth
Adminitsration in this district,
which is made up of the counties
of Gulf, Gadsden, Calhoun, Lib-
erty, Franklin, Jackson,, Washing-
ton, Bay and Holmes. He will es-
tablish his headquarters in Wewa-
Mrs. George Gore of Dothan,
Ala., is visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
Many Volunteer Al
Y Red Cross Project Here to Makl
Surgical Dressings Gets Off
m To Good Start /
The Red Cross project opened
Monday in the Norton store build
ing on Reid avenue to make sur
t gical dressings, got off to a good
- start under th3 supervision o:
- Mrs. R. V. Coburn, with 47 womer
s volunteering for the work. Quota
Sfbr the local room is 50,000 dres-.
I ings, to be prepared by Decem-
k her 31.
"I am indeed gratified at the
I response of the women of Port St.
SJoe," said Mrs. Coburn, "and I am
sure' that we will more than fill
our quota Within the time set."
Due to lack of necessary ma-
terial and instructions, the room
has been closed, but will be open
again Monday morning and all vol-
unteers signing up for that day
are asked to be on hand. Working
days will be Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday until
Those signing up to make the
dressings are as follows: Mrs. C.
V. MdMillen, Mrs. H. S. Lilius,
Mrs. H. W. Soule, Mrs. R. H. Red-
dick, Mrs. J. L. Davis, Mrs. Fay
Shiver, Essie V. Ray, Mrs. Lewis
Perritt, Mrs. B. E. Kenney Jr.,
Mrs. A. L. Ward, Mrs. M. Fleishel
Jr., Mrs. P. S. Fensom, Mrs. B. W.
Eells, Mrs. B. E. Kenny, Mrs. W.
O. Anderson, Mrs. Edith Hewitt,
Mrs. Chester Edwards,.Mrs. Nick,
Comforter, 'Mrs. Grace Branch,
Mrs. W. S. Smith, Mrs. J. T. Mc-
Neill, Miss Edna Adams.
Mrs. J. A. Christmas, Mrs. Aus-
(Continued on Page 6)
Assistance On Questionnaires
The local draft board announces
that anyone desiring assistance in
filling out occupational question-
naires may call on the following:
B. B. Conklin, daily between 10
and 12 o'clock; E. Clay, Lewis Jr.,
Tuesday; Floyd Hunt, at Ken-
ney's Mill; the timekeeper's office
at the St. Joe Paper company.
Passes For Fishermen
Capt. N. L. Johnson of the Coast
Guard announces that all fisher-
men and anyone else desiring to
t No. 8 Stamp Good
For 5 lbs. of Sugar
SUp To October 3]
Is Normal Allotment of One-Hal
Pound, But Allows Dispositidn
S Of Packages By Retailers
Housewives are advised by the
SOffice of Price Adniinistration tha
f stamp No. 8 in their war ration
Books will be valid for purchase
'ing five pounds of sugar any time
SIn the 10-we-k period between Au'
gust 23 and October 81.
Stamps No. 6 and 7 expire on
the night of August22 (tomorrow).
Stamp No .7 represents a "bonus"
allotment of two pounds. The ar-
rangement for stamp No. 8 con-
tinues the normal allotment of
one-half pound per week.
According to the OPA, the five-
pound allotment for No. 8 will
"permit the disposition of stocks
of 5, 10 and 25-pound packages ot
sugar now in the. hands of refiners
wholesalers and retailers."
All Bike Owners Must Register
Vehicles At City Hall
This issue of The Star carries a
notice that registration plates for
the registration of bicycles as re-
quired by city ordinance are now
available, and that all owners of
bicycles must have .ne of these
plates by September 1."
The plates,, which cost 50 cents
each, may be secured from City
Clerk M. P. Tomlinson at the city
OSCAR MORRIS TAKEN BY
DEATH HERE YESTERDAY
Oscar- Morris, 62, a native ot
Bradford, Va., passed. away at 8:20
yesterday morning at the home of
his son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. R. G. Boyles. Deceased is
survived by his daughter and
wife, Mrs. Stella Morris.
Funeral arrangements are in
charge of a Panama City funeral
home and the body will be sent
to Lynchburg, Va., for burial.
take a boat into -the bay, must now Expected Home
secure official permits. H.e has es- Mrs. George Montgomery is ex-
tablished an office in the Costin pected to arrive home 'Sunday
building on Monument avenue and with her month-old son, George
permits nay be secured there. ,Edward, born in Marianna.
Lieut. Harold W. Kelley, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Kelley of this
city, who is doing his bit with
the Signal Corps in the Canal
FILTER CENTER WORKER
PRAISES ST. JOE TOWER
Says All Calls From This Section
Given Particular Attention
W. A. Roberts of Thomasville,
Ga., traveling salesman and volun-
teer worker in the Thomisviiie-Air
Warning Service filf ercenter,twas
in Port St. Joe last Priday and af..
ter viewing our spotting tower
said that it, was tfhe 'jlu-.si :he.- ail
seen in any city in this section ,
iMr. Roberts, who' puts in a four-
hour night shift once a week on
the filter board, stated that all
calls reaching the 'Thomasville
center from this section are given
SULLIVAN OPENS BRANCH
STORE IN PANAMA CITY
C. J. Sullivan, owner of the St.
Joe Furniture company, last week
opened a branch store at Panama
City. Due to the large amount of
business being done in the neigh-
boring city Mr. Sullivan. con-
sidered it a wise move to open a
"second front." Incidentally, it also
saves wear on truck tires.
Awarded Expert Rifleman Medai
Pvt. Billie A. Bowen, son of Mrs.
J. A. Christmas of Highland View,
who is stationed at Camp Robin-
son, Ark.. has received an expert
rifleman medal. He is now out to
get a sharpshooter's bar.
Personnel of Port St. Joe A. W. S. Observation Post
Hours SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
12M.-2A.M. J. B. Gloeckler Massey Ward Tom Montgomery Gordon Thomas
2-4A.M. Jake Belin I' ilbur Darcey Bill Howell W. A. Biggart
4-6A.M. M. P. Tomlinson C. H. McKnight Robert Wilson Jesse Darcey Fred McI.ean Tom Parker W. A. Biggart
6--SA.M. S. L. Barke John Blount T. M. Schneider J. B. Bounds J. B. McKissac R. H. Outlaw W. M. Ebersole
S-10A.M. Tom Morrison Mrs.' B. E. Kenney Mrs. Drew Mason 0.. D. Langstom Mrs. R. D. Prows
Mr. and Mrs. Dorothy Anderson
10A.M.-12M. Geo; L. Snowden Gus Creech Mrs. R. G. Porter Margaret Belin Mrs. Tom Coldewey Edward Eells Jimmie Palmer
12M.-2P.M.' Amelia Gibson Mrs. L. Galnoos Mrs. Jack Frost W. H. Wellington
B Mrs. W. S. Smith Mrs. D. C. Smith
2--4P.M. W. W. Barrier Mrs. W. M. Howell Mrs. F. Hewitt Mrs. P. F. Farmer Mrs. J. Grimsley Mrs. M. Fleishel
4-6P.M. E. Clay Lewis Jr. Mrs. tP. F. Fensom W. A. Childs W. A. Childs. Mrs. Agnes Minus C.ale Traxler Jr. Mrs. J. B. Gloeckler
Mr. and Mrs. Helen Worth Mr. and Mrs. inl Mrs. Lois Crosby
6-8sP.M. H. I.-Woodin J. D. Teal Mrs. W. A. Childs Monte Larkin J. T. Simpson Ronald Childers Eliza Kennington
f:ale 'Traxler Jr.
S-10P.M. Edward Bartee Tom Coldewey J. L. Temple
O1P.M.-12M- j. O. Baggett L. L. Zimmerman Robert Tapper
F. M. Rowan
Mrs. Gus Creech
Mrs. Wm. Moseley.
G. R. Mize
Scrap Drive Here
Will Extend Thru
Everyone Urged To Join In Drive
To Get In the Scrap By
Bringing Out Scrap
Final plans have been made for
the Gulf County Scrap Rally in
Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka,
when everyone will be called on
t.) bring out the scrap in an ef-
foi r to fill an existing shortage in
the nation's supply of vital ma-
terials. Housewives, business men,
farmers and all alike will be ex-
pocted to join in the rally next
Saturday to get out the, scrap-
any item of value to the govern-
mI'nt but of no further use to the
individual-and help to swell the
local contribution. In Port St. Joe
all scarp is to be taken to the
St. Joe Motor company.
It is understood. that the stan-
dard state-wide rate of 25 cents
per 100 pounds will be paid for
scrap metal, and one-half cent per
pound for rubber, however, most
local people seem to agree that
the junk be contributed to the lo-
cal defense council for disposal,
the proceeds to be used for secur-
ing necessary ,material and equip-
ment. But regardless of whether
the .gIpd' s-rionated to the coun-
..cil or,,., e:, money collected by
theL individual, the main idea is to
get out the junk-ALL the junk?
1 little scrap thus far hs. been
brought in from the drive, al-
though much of-fhis class of valu-
able scrap material has been col-
lected locally prior to the present
drive. An additional hunt around
the yard of your home, the gar-
age, the barn and barnyard, tool
shed, and in fact every nook and
corner about thle place, will pro-
duce much scrap material that is
of no value except as junk. This
class of material, although of no
value to the individual, is worth
much to the government in the
present war production program,
when a critical shortage of ma.
trials actually exists.
If you live in the rural sections
around Port St. Joe or Wewa-
hitchka, and have a collection of
scrap to add to the total to be
gathered in Gulf county by. tomor-
row, bring it to town tod-ay or to-
morrow dnd either sell or donate
it to the cause. It will ba grate-
fully accepted up until at least 10
o'clock tomorrow evening.
At any rate, whether you give
or sell your contribution every-
one should join in the drive and
get in the scrap by bringing out
NAVY RECRUITING OFFICER
TO BE HERE NEXT MONTH
The Star has been informed
that a navy recruiting officer
rom Marianna will be in Port St.
foe on September 8 and 22 for
the purpose of accepting applica-
ions for enlistment in the United
States Navy and Naval Reserve.
On both these visits all persons
interested are to call at the post-
fefice on the days mentioend.
Captain Dickens Is Visitor
Captain Gaston L. Dickens, ac-
ompaniedi by his wife, arrived in
'ort St. Joe Wednesday from Fort
Sill, Okla., for a brief visit with
is parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H.
)ickens. He is en route to Camp
Gordon, Ga., having just completed
two-months course at the of-
cers' training school at Fort Sill,
PAGE~ TW TH STR OTS.JE UFCUTY LRDFIAAGS 1 194
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla.
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Entered as' Second-class matter, December 10,
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida,
undel- Act of March 3, 1879.
Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
One Year........$2.00 Six Months......$1.00
-( Telephone 51 ]1-
The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely asserts; the printed
word thoroughly convinces. The spo&ren word
is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
TO WOULD-BE DRAFT DODGERS
The Gulf county selective service board
last week released a list of names of men
who have failed to report to the board after
receiving their questionnaires, stating that
unless the men reported immediately their
names would be turned over to the district
attorney for prosecution.
It is probable that some of these men are
deliberately trying to evade the draft, others
may have enlisted in some branch of the
service without notifying the board, while
others have merely got a mistaken impres-
sion of what they are supposed to do.
But regardless of the reason (unless these
men have enlisted) they have placed them-
selves in a rather precarious position that
might lead to embarrassment or disgrace,
for Uncle Sam deals rather harshly with so-
called draft dodgers.
It is our advice to these men to report im-
mediately to.their draft board or be prepared
to suffer the consequences-and the const-
quences won't be easy.
And while we're passing out advice, it
might be well to remind selectees that they
carry with them at all times their registra-
tion cards; keep the draft board informed of
your address; notify the board of any change
in status that might affect classification, and
above all to be honest with the board if you
have made a mistake in judgment, for Uncle
Sam doesn't want men in jail-he wants
them in the army.
OPPOSITION TO NEW SENATORS
Opposition to the amendment to be voted
on next November providing for two new
state senators in the legislature, one from
Gulf and .Calhoun counties and one from
Broward county, is already cropping up, par-
ticularly in South Florida, which for years
has been claiming "unfair" representation.
One South Florida paper coming to our
desk says: "The idea is to give West Flor-
ida a senator all for themselves, and to be-
stow the same charity on Broward county on
the lower east coast. Obviously, this kind of
shenanigan, if the people let it get ratified,
won't give South Florida any break in legis-
We'd be willing to bet that if one of these
extra senators were to be elected from the
district in which this particular paper is pub-
lished that the editor would find nothing but
praise for the amendment.
So, as Gulf county will benefit from this
amendment, we would like to point out that
this section has increased in population by
leaps and bounds during the past four years
and that it is our right to have more adequate
representation in the senate instead of shar-
ing a senator with four other counties.
It would be sumpin' if the government al-
lowed beer trucks to be equipped with these
new tires made from alcohol.-Miami Post.
Be sure the information you.get is not mis-
WRITE ONLY CHEERFUL LETTERS
The women of the United States, wives,
mothers, sisters and sweethearts, can make
or break the morale of any army, and our
present army is no exception. This fact is
being brought out by information that comes
to the officers.
We would like to point out to the women
of Port St. Joe that news of the baby having
a toothache, or the wife or girl friend in-
discreetly going to the show or a dance with
a male companion, that home finances are in
a tangle or any other such information add
up to making the soldiers feel blue, that they
should be at home where they are needed
rather than in the army or navy where they
are not needed, and so on.
This is a condition which our women can,
Sand must correct. Not all women write ae-
pressing letters to their men folk. Most ot
our women, no matter what hardships they
face at home, are filled with patriotism and
the type of letter their men folk receive is
one calculated to make them fight, proud
that they have that kind of wife, sister or
sweetheart to fight for.
They are made to feel that the country
needs them and that the wife wishes she,
too, might be in there fighting; that if this
war is lost, their home will be gone, and
that this is no time to be complaining about
their personal woes.,
When a man receives that kind of a let-
ter, he feels as though he could take on the
whole German army with one hand anc
beat the living daylights out of the Japs with
No doubt the disheartening sort of letter
is due to thoughtlessness on the part of the
woman writing it, so we would like to point
out to the women of Port St. Joe and Gult
county the importance of writing letters that
are full of cheer and hope. Depressing let-
ters are worse than no letters at all. No
odubt it is hard to be cheerful when every-
.thing seems to be going wrong, but we are
sure that the women of this section, now that
their attention is called to it, will respond to
the appeal to buoy their men folk with hope
and fighting spirit. The women have as much
to gain in winning this war as have their
ALONG FLORIDA'S COASTLINE
Along all of Florida's shoreline, sentinels
are watching day and night to make sure that
no more German agents land, the United
States government has announced.
In order to make the measure as effective
as possible, the government has issued an or-
der forbidding bathers or other persons to
appear on the beaches after dark. So, who-
ever is seen on a Florida beach after dark
now besides members of the patrol has no
business being there and is going to be
checked up on pretty thoroughly.
It is unfortunate that the drastic measure
was not put into effect much earlier, for
there can scarcely be any doubt that a large
number of enemy agents have made their
way into the United States by way of Florida.
This peninsula sticks' out into southern
waters as an inviting landing place. There
are hundreds of screened coves that offei'
good hiding places for Axis agents who
would slip in at night and make their way
into the interior of the state and finally to
Despite the fact that such a situation
seems fantastic, it is very real, and Floridians
have got to be realistic in helping the fed-
eral government to meet the emergency.-
If you haven't yet secured your $5 "use-
stamp for your car, better get it today, for
the internal revenue bureau is checking up in
this section and if they catch you without i
stamp it will cost you a lot more than $5.
There is an I in faith, but what is more
important is faith in I.---Palmetto News...
m a m m
Remember Walt Disney's wood-
land deer in "Snow White"? An
iron pair of those deer graced his
front lawn until last week, when
he shooed them off to war. They'll
make one field artillery gun.
Not so patriotic were two auto
graveyard operators in Georgia,
Tons of metal were rusting away
in their roadside junk yards, with
enough steel in the wrecked cars
to make 460,000 hand grenades for
our soldiers to toss at Japs in the
Pacific. WPB stepped in with U.
S. marshals and took the urgently-
needed metal--steel mills are al-
most out of scrap today.
Notice the next auto junkyard
you pass. If the wrecked cars have
been cleaned out, the owners co-
operating; but if his old jaloppies
lie idle and overgrown with weeds
stop and ask him if he's heard of
Pearl Harbor. (This doesn't apply
to Otto Anderson, who's been try-
ing for months to get a junk dealer
to take his wrecks off his hands.)
No New Rationing
There have been rumors going
around in Port St. Joe that there
would soon be a universall ra-
tioning book" which "could be
used for rationing any article in
which a shortage occurred." But
OPA denies it is planning to add
new items to the list of rationed
Home Canning Increases
Southern housewives, farm wo-
men and 4-H club girls are "doing
The Low Down
Editor Th2 Star:
Everything's a contest. To git
any place it has to be via a con-
test, but subjects is getting' scarce.
I was talking' to Henry about it.
He says I ain't yet seen or heard
of a Sad Sight Contest. Stir one
up, says he. Okay, says I.
To begin with I'll give you a
few samples of Sad .Sights-kinda
to git the ball rollin'. Everybody
havin' samipes will send 'em to
Editor Eill of The Star.
My first Sad Sight sample is a
a swell job in canning foods,"
says WPB. Despite sugar ration-
ing, more than twice as much will
be put up this year as in 1941. Ye
Ed looks with pride on the jars
of canned foods his wife has put
up in the last few months.
Every, quart canned and every
pound of food preserved by dry-
ing frees commercially canned
supplies to feed our fighting men.
Last year southeastern women
canned 1612,000,000 quarts. dehy-
drated'27,000,000 pounds of fruits,
vegetables and other food. Doubl-
ing that will feed lots of hungry
This And That
You can't buy railroad watches
any more unless you're in the
army or work .for a railroad. We
don't care here in Port St. Joe, as
the fire siren sounds at noon, rail-
road time, every day. Shirts
made in pull-over style from bar-
ber shop clippings are being worn
in France, according to short wave
from Vichy. Sounds like the hair
shirts the monks used to wear
while doing penance. The broad-
cast admits they scratch tender
French skins. More shoe
leather has been made available
for civilians in this country. Per-
haps we won't come to wearing
Dutch wooden shoes. OPA
has reduced the list of persons
eligible to buy new adult bicycles
to those "engaged in essential oc-
laced up the back. And my second
sample is a nice grandma, fresh
from a beauty shoppy, with her
new permanent glistenin' in the
sun an' her hat in her hand versus'
where it oughta be.
You're stickin' your neck out,
says Henry as he leaned over my
shoulder while I writ this the
beauty shoppys will picket you.
Okay, says I, if they do they'll
have to use boats, 'cause the
Swamp is bilin' over with water
right now, and anyway if they do
they'll have to take time off put-
tin' purple enamel on mama's
pretty cheeks and making' her look
like an Apache or Cherokee on the
war path. You're not as thick as
you look, says Henry.
Yours with the low down,
feller, up-and-comin' JO SERRA.
taggin' along with a: -- ---
purple sailor pants It pays to advertise-try It!
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 19429:
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA"
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE,- GULF COUNTY, FLdRIDA
A Call For
Every Man Deferred In the Draft
Should Insist Upon Waiv-
S ing His Deferment
By DR. JOHN H. SHERMAN.
General 'Somervell said it well
on July Fourth: "We are being
soundly beaten. Thus far we have
lost everything ibut our smug-
The same people who blocked
our every effort to prepare early
or to help our friends before they
became exhausted are now stall-
ing, criticizing the methods of our
commander-in-chief, and complain-
ing of our allies. They seem still
to think that our simple entry into
war makes victory certain, and
that they are safe to go on fight-
ing against, Roosevelt first and
the Axis second.
Meantime the men of good, heart,
in their longing for national pride
and self-respect, seem instinctively
to overvalue our few slight suc-
cesses in this war thus far, and
to belittle ,the ,plain fact that we
are still a long way from strength
equal to even the weakest of our
It is time for every man with
army experience to push in and
help in the conditioning of the
green troops. Time for every man
deferred in the draft to insist
upon waiving the deferment. As
men hang back, to go only when
called, they compel a slower rate
of growth in our army.
It is an old truth that a man
does not know 'how to live until he
knows when he should prefer to
die. It is time for us as free men
to show 'that we would prefer to
die rather than wait indifferently
to see whether a lottery will call
us to defend the Christian mode of
SIn 1898.it was :adventure; 1917
Was a call to duty; 1942 is an in-
. itation to high privilege. All
that God, and Christian man have
held dear is in danger now, and
every Christian needs'now to show
that he knows how to live.
Hate is the seed of decay, and
its fruit is called ruin.
putting Ten Per(ent of
your Income into U.S.
War londs O$tamps ?
Montreal celebrated its 300th
birthday this year. As Ville Marie,
It was founded May 16, 1642.
St. Joe Motor Co.
junk helps make guns,
tanks, ships for our fight-
JUNKu iS iIM, WEAPONS ,
0 0 0
We'll Produ a Good Job
a the.Id Time
a M^ t Price
Your order will reeiv prompt
attention in our shop and it will be
printed at a reasonable price. You
can be confident of delivery when
"Your Home Town Newspaper"
- 4 '- 4- ^- A- 1 C A'
.Iring in anything made
of metal or rubber .
Get paid for it on the spot
Bring your family
Meet your friends
Throw YOUR scrap into the fight!
One old radiator will provide
scrap steel needed for seven-
teen .30 calibre rifles.
One old lawn mower will
help make six 3-inch shells.
One useless old tire
rubber as is used in
O.. old e4 win
For PORT ST. JOE
and vicinity a
S Let's Jolt them with Junk
from PORT ST. JOE
THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE PORT ST. JOE ROTARY CLUB
FRIDAY,. AUGUST 21, 1942
Seventh Columnists chock full of canned goods. He
read somewhere -that his govern-
ment had asked people not to
There are eight characters in
,Tere are eight characters in hoardA but Herman isn't hoarding
pursuit of defeat ,according to hoa but Herman i't hoarding
Consumer's Guide, published by -he's just looking out for Her-
the United States Department of man.
Agriculture. Fortunately, .there are Ruthie Rumormonger adds to all
not many characters like these, the rumors she .hears and has all
but we have all met some of them her neighbors in a state regarding
right here in Port St. Joe. a shortage lof this or .that. .She
Watch for: never checks up to see if she is
Sally Socksnatcher. She buys up right.
all the stockings she can find be- Willoughby Wiseguy gets' by the
cause she hears there aren't too cops and around all the laws. Wil-
many stockings left andishe doesn't loughby knows all the rackets and
care if she does have more. than he'll tell you how wou can beat
her fair share, just so she has the law.
taken care of her needs. Rita Van Ritz is a hoity-toity
Willy Wearitout has an automo- who wouldn't- dream of discomn-
bile that's paid for and belongs .to moding herself by carrying things
him,, so why should he protect home, or salvaging, or -turning off
what tires are, left and save gas? the lights she doesn't need, or
Susie Smoothie uses all -the per- serving with the airplane observa-
suasive powers in her possession tion post, or making surgical
to get the clerk to beat the ration dressings for the Red Cross.
and give her one pound more su- Toughie Sneakie knows where
gar or one gallon more. gas than all the "black markets" are and
her ration book calls for. .She'll always has the goods you want
pay him extra. right on hand-if you've got .the
Herman Hoardem has his cellar price.
"I saw Doc Norton going into
your house this morning-I hope
it wasn't anything serious."
"It was very serious! He called
to collect his bill."
The St. Lawrence river's Mont-
morency Falls are higher than Ni-
agara. Their fall is 275 feet.
Open to the Public
Club Breakfast, 6 to 9....265o
Lunch, 12 to 2...........40c
Dinner, 6 to 8 ...........40c
MRS. M. O. FREEMAN
Corner Reid Ave. and 3rd St.
Griffin Grocery Building
Ypng men go e
NOTICE OF ELECTION
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 942
,vitEEAS. The Legislature oi 1941. for the investment of sinking funds,
under tho Constitution of 1885. of the said Board may use the sinking funds
State of Florida. did pass 9 Joint created for said bonds of any county
Ses>lution. proposing amendments to or special road and bridge district or
the Constitution of the State of Flor- other unit hereunder. to purchase the
tda. and the same were agreed to 0o matured or maturing bonds partli-
S vote o three-fifths of all the mem- pating herein of any other county or
bers elected to each house: that the other special road and bridge district.
tes o saieected Joint Resolutions r or other special taxing district there-
entered upond Jointr resolutiv e lour of. provided that as to said matured
entered upon their re yeas and nays thereon and bonds. the value thereof as an invest-
they did determine and direct that ment shall be the orice paid therefore
the said Joint Resolutions be sub- which shall not exceed the oar -alue
mthtted tJoin the lectors of the State at pus accrued interest and that said
the ePeral electoron f thovember investment shall bear interest -at the
9 therate of three (3) per cent Der annum
NOW HEREIORE, R. A fGRAY (c) The said Board shall annually
SecretaOW of State of the tate of use said funds in each county ac-
eretary of State of the taat count. first. to oay current nrincloal
Florida. d o hrebv rivp notice that a and interest maturing. if any of said
GENERAL ELECTION bonds and gasoline or other fuel tax
anticipation certificates of such coun-
win be held in each county In Florida ty or special road and bridge dis-
on Tuesday next succeeding the first trlct. or t h er special t a x I n e
Monday in November. A. D 1942. the district thereof: second. to estab-
said Tuesday beings the lish a sinking funr account to meet
THIRD DAY OF NOVEMBER future requirements of said bonds and
gasoline or other fuel tax anticipation
for the ratification or rejection of the certificates where it appears the an-
said Joint Resolutions proposing ticlpated Income for any year or years
amendments to the Gonstitution of will not equal scheduled payments
the State of Florida. viz: thereon: and third. any remaining bal-
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing ance out of the proceeds of said two
an Amendment to Article IX of the (2c) cents of said taxes shall monthly
Constitution of the State of Florida during the year be remitted by said
Relating to Taxation and Finance, by board as follows: Eighty (80%) ner
Adding Thereto an Additional Section cent to the State Road Department for
Creating a State. Board of Adminis- the construction or reconstruction of
tration: Prescribing its Powers and State Roads and bridges within the
Duties, and Providing for the use of county or for the lease or purchase
Proceeds of Two Cents per Gallon of of bridges connecting State highways
the Gasoline or Other Motor Fuel Tax within the County. and twenty (20%)
for (1) the Payment and Retirement ner cent to the Board of County Com-
of All Outstanding Bonds Issued. By missioners of such county for use on
Any County or Special Road and -nads and bridges therein.
Bridge District Prior to First Day of (d) Said Board shall have the
July. A. D 1931. for Road and Bridge power to. make and enforce all rules
Purposes. and for (2) Public Highway and regulations necessary to the full
Purposes exercise of the powers hereby granted
BE IT RESOLVED BY IHE LEGIS- and no legislation shall be required to
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA: render this amendment of full force
That the following amendment to and operating effect from and after
Article IX of the Constitution of the January 1st. 1943 The Legislature
State of Florida relating to Taxation 'hall continue the levies of said taxes
and Finance by adding thereto an ad- during the life of this Amendment.
ditional section to be known as Sec- and shall not enact any law having
tion 16 of said Article IX creating a the effect of withdrawing the proceeds
State Board of administration: pre- of said two (2c) cents of said taxes
scribing its powers and duties, and from the operation of this amend-
providing for the use of the proceeds ment. The Board shall pay refunding
of two cents per gallon of the gasoline expenses and other expenses for serv-
or other motor fuel tax for (1) the ices rendered specifically for. or which
payment and retirement of all out- -re properly chargeable to. the account
standing bonds issued by any county of any county from funds distributed
or special road and bridge district to such county: but general expenses
prior- to the First Day of July. A. D. of the Board for services rendered all
1931. for road and bridge purposes, the counties alike shall be prorat 3
and for (2) public highway purposes, among them and Dald out of said
Is hereby agreed to and shall be sub- funds on the same basis said tax pro-
mrltted to the electors of the State of needss are distributed among the sev-
Florida for ratification or rejection at oral counties: provided, report of
the next General Election to be held "=id expenses shall be made to each
in 1942. as follows: -le'ular, Session of the Legislature.
"Section 16 (a). That beginning nod the Legisleture may limit the ex-
Januaryo 1st. 1943,and for fifty (50) 'onses of the Board."
years thereafter, the proceeds of two Approved by the Governor. May 13.
(2c) cents per gallon of the total tax 1941.
levied by the State law upon gasoline Piled in office Secty of State. May
and other like products of petroleum, 13. 1941.
now known as the Second Gas Tax,
and upon other fuels used to propel J TIN Proin
motor vehicles, shall as collected be A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
placed monthly in the 'State Roads an Amendment to the Constitution of
Distribution Fund' in the State Treas- the State of Florida to be known as
ury and divided into three (3) equal, Seption 3 of Article XVIL Relating to
parts which shall be distributed Atmendinents
monthly amona the several counties BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
asfollows oneral es LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA
One part according to area, one part That the following Amendment. td
according to population, and one part be known as Section 3 of Article XVII
according to the counties' contribu- of the present Constitution be and
tions g to the cost of State road con the same s hereby agreed to shall be
structions ton the ratio of distribution submitted to the electors of the State
structonvdd in th e r atio of dstrbutionat the general election of Representa-
Florida. Acts of 1931. and for the pur- to-wives to be held t the ear At 1942
poses of the apportionment based on tit
the counties' contributions for the Section 3. It at any regular or aspe-
cost of State road construction, the cal or extra session, the Legislature.
amount of the contributions estab- by vote of three-fourths of all mem-
lished by the certificates made in 1931 bers elected to each House, shall de-
pursuant to said Chapter 15659. shall termine that an emergency requiring
be taken and deemed conclusive in an early decision by the electors of the
computing the monthly amounts dis- State exists, an amendment to this
tributable according to said contribu- Constitution dealing with the subject
tions. Such funds so distributed shall matter of such emergency may be pro-
be administered by the State Board of posed. and if the proposed Amendment
Administration as hereinafter pro- be agreed to by a three-feurths vote
vided. of all the members elected to each
House. the same shall be entered upon
(b) Trhe Governor as Chairman, the their respective journals with the yeas
State Treasurer and the State Comp- and nays thereon. Thereupon, at the
troller shall constitute a body cor- same session, the Legislature shall pro-
porate to be known as the 'State vide for a special election to be held
Board of Administration.' which Board not less than ninety nor more than
shall succeed to all the power, controlon hundred eighty days after ad-
and authority of the statutory Board Journment and fdor- publication of
of Administration. Said Board shall notice thereof, at whick special elec-
have, in addition to such powers as tion theC proposed Amendment shall be
may be conferred upon it by law, the suiontted to the electors of the Stat
management, control and supervision for submitted to ther election provided.Sta
of the proceeds of said two (2c) cents that s a general election of Represen-
of said taxes and all moneys and other general election ofid period
assets which on the effective date of tatives is to occur VWllihin said period.
hies wm hnthe e ie such Amendment shall be submitted
this amendment are applicable or may to the electors at such general elec-
become applicable to the bonds of the tion.
several counties of this State, or any tion.
special road and bridge district, or If a 'majority of the electors voting
other special taxing district thereof, upon the proposed Amendment shall
issued prior to July 1st. 1931. for road adopt the Amendment, the same shall
and bridge purposes. The word become a part of this Constitution.
"Bonds" as used herein shall include This Amendment shall not be held to
hoonnds time warrants notes and other Dupersede nr in anywise affect anyv
forms or Indebtedness Issued for road existing provision o0 the Constitution
and bridge purposes by any county or relating -to Amendments. but shall be
special road and bridge district or regarded as an additional method -*
other special taxing district, out- Amendment thereto.
standing on July 1st. 1931. or any re- Approved by the Governor. May 5,
funding issues thereof. Said Board 1941.
shall have the Statutory powers of Filed In office Secty of State, May 5.
Boards of County Commissioners and 194L
Bond Trustees and of any other
Authority of special road and bridge A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
districts, and other special taxing dis- an Amn ndment to Article IV of the
tricts thereof with regard to said Constitution of the State of Florida
bonds. (except that the power to levy Relative to the Executive Department,
ad valorem taxes is expressly withheld by Adding thereto an Additional Sec-
from said board) and shall take over tion to Create a Game and Fresh
all papers. documents and records Water Fish Commission.
concerning the same. Said Board BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
shall have the power from time to LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
time to issue refunding bonds to ma- That the following Amendment to
ture within the said fifty (50) year Article IV of the Constitution of the
period, for any of said outstanding State of Florida relative to the Execu-
bonds or interest thereon, and to se- tive Department by adding thereto an
cure them by a pledge of anticipated additional Section to be known as
receipts from such gasoline or other Section 30 of said Article IV. creating
fuel taxes to be distributed to such a Game and Fresh Water Fish Corn-
county as herein provided. but not mission be and the same is hereby
at a greater rate of interest than said agreed to and shall be submitted to
bonds now bear: and to issue, sell or the Electors of the State of Florida
exchange on behalf of any county or for ratification or. rejection at the
unit for the sole purpose of retiring General Election to be held on the
said bopds issued by such county. or first Tuesday after the first Monday
special road and bridge district, or in November 1942, as follows:
other special taxing district thereof. Section 30. 1. From and after Jan-
gasoline or other fuel tax anticipation nary 1. 1943. the management. restora-
certificates bearing Interest at not tion, conservation and regulation, of
more than three (3) per cent per an- the birds, -ame, fur bearing animals,
num in such denominations and ma- and fresh water fish, of the State of
during at such time within the fifty florida, and the acquisition. establdlaf-
(50) year period as the Board may ment, controL and management, of
determne. n addition to emerclsing hatche*rie anp tutm es, refuges, reser-
the powers now provNed by statute vationa.' ad all other Droperty now
or hereafter owned or used for such
purposes by the State of Florida. shall
be vested in a Commission to be
known as the Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission Such Commission
shall consist of five members. one
from each congressional district as
existing on January 1. 1941 who shall
be appointed by the Governor subject
to confirmation by the Senate The
members so appointed shall annually
select one of their members as Chair-
man of the Commission
A. The first members o0 the Com-
mission shall be appointed on Janu-
arv 1. 1943 and shall serve respectively
for one. two three, four and five
years At the expiration of each of
such terms a successor shall be ap-
pointed to serve for term of five
3 The members or the Commission
shall receive no compensation for their
services as such. but each Commis-
sioner shall receive his necessary trav-
eling or other expenses incurred while
engaged in the discharge of his Of-
ficial duties, but such shall not ex-
ceed the sum of $600.00 in any one
4. Among the powers granted to the
Commission by this Section shall be
the power to fix bag limits and to fix
open and closed seasons, on a state-
wide. regional or local basis, as It may
find to be appropriate, and to regulate
the manner and method of taking
transporting. storing and using birds,
game, fur bearing animals fresh water
fish. reptiles and amphibians. The
Commission shall also have the power
to acquire by purchase gift. all prop-
erty necessary, useful or convenient
for the use of the Commission in the
exercise of its powers hereunder
5. The Commission shall appoint
fix the salary of. and at pleasure re-
move. a suitable person. as Director.
and such Director shall have such
powers and duties as may be prescribed
by the Commission in pursuance of
Its duties under this Section. Such
Director shall, subject to the approval
of the Commission. appoint, fix the
salaries of. and at pleasure remove.
assistants, and other employees who
shall have such powers and duties as
may be assigned to them by the Com-
mission or t)he Director. No Commis-
sioner shall be eligible for any such
appointment or employment.
6 The funds resulting from the
operation of the Commission and from
the administration of the laws and
regulations pertaining to birds, game.
fur bearing animals, fresh water fish.
reptiles and amphibians. together with
any other funds snecificallv provided
for such purpose shall constitute the
State Game Fund and shall be used
by the Commission as it shell deem
fit in. carrying out the provisions
hereof and for no other purposes The
Commission may not obligate Itself
beyond the. current resources of the
State Game Fund unless snecificallv
so authorized by the Legislature.
7. The Legislature may enact any
laws in aid of. but not inconsistent
with. the provisions of this amend-
ment and Rll existing laws inconsist-
ent herewith shall no longer remain
in force and effect. All laws fixing
penalties for the violation of the pro-
visions of this amendment and all law-
imposing license taxes, shall be en-
acted by the Legislature from time
Approved by the Governor. May 5.
Filed in office Secty of State. May
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Article Five of the
Constitution of Florida by Addina
Thereto an \ddltional Section Relat-
ing to the Election of Circuit Judges
BB IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
eATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA
That Article 5 of the Constitution of
the State of Florida be amended by
adding thereto an additional Section
to be known as Section 46 of said
Article relating to the Election of Cir-
cuit Judges be. and the same is hereby
agreed to and shall be submitted to
the electors of the State of Florida
for ratification or rejection at the
General Election to be held on the
first Tuesday after the first Monday
In November. 1942. as follows:
"Section 46. Circuit Judges shall
hereafter be elected by the qualified
electors of their respective judicial
circuits as other State and County
officials are elected.
The first election of Circuit Judges
shall be held at the General Election
in 1948 to take office on the first
Tuesday after the first Monday in
January. 1949, for a term of six years.
The terms of all such offices as they
shall severally exist at the time of
adoption of this Amendment shall be
and they are hereby extended to ter-
minate on the first Tuesday after the
first Monday in January 1949."
Approved by the 'Governor. June 12,
Filed in office of Secretary of State,
June 13. 1941.
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Article Sixteen of
the Constitution of Florida, by adding
thereto am. additional Section Permit-
ting the Legislature to vest the Powers
of making Rutes aad Regulations Re-
lating to the Conservation of Salt
Water Fish and Salt Water Products
In a Board er Commission.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
LATURE'OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
That Article Sixteen of the Consti-
tution of the State of Florida be
amended by adding, thereto an addi-
tional Section to be known as Section
32 of said Article 16, authorizing the
Legislature to vest the power of mak-
ing rules and regulations relating to
conservation of salt water fish and
salt water products in a board or com-
mission, be and the same is hereby
agreed to, and, shall be submitted to
the electors of the State of Florida
for ratification or rejection at the
General Election to be held on the
first Tuesday after the first Monday
in November. 1942. as follows:
"Section 32. The Legislature may
vest in such Board or Commission,
now created or that may be created
by it, authority to make and establish
rules and regulations without regard
to uniformity of application, relating
to the conseatimn of salt writer fish
and salt water products."
Approved w the Govenor. June 12,
riled in office Secretary or State.
June 12. 1941.
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an amendment to Artic'e I. Section 3.
of the Constitution of the State of
Florida. Relative to Census and 4p-
portionment, by Amending Section 3.
of said, Article so at to Designate
Broward County as a Senatorial Dis-
trict and designate Calhoun County
and Gulf County as Senatorial Dis-
BE IT RESOLVED BY I'HE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA
That the following amendment to
Section 3 of Article I of the Con-
stitution of the State ot Florida rela-
tive to Census and apportionment.
designating Broward County as the
thirty-ninth (39) Senatorial District.
and Calhoun County and Gulf County
as the fortieth (40) Senatorial District.
be and the same es hereby agreed to.
and shall be submitted to the electors
of the State of Florida for ratification
or rejection at the General Election o
be held on the first Tuesday after the
first Monday in November 1942 is
Section 3 The Legislature that shaj.
meet In regular session A D. 1925 and
those that shall meet every ten ears
thereafter shall apportion the repre-
sentation in the Senate and shall
provide for forty (40) Senatorial Dis-
tricts. such Districts to be as nearly
equal In population as practicable
but no County shall be divided in
making such apportionment, and
each District shall have one Senator:
provided that Broward County, Flor-
ida, shall constitute the Thirty-ninth
(39th) Senatorial District, and Cal-
houn County. Florida and Gulf Coun-
ty. Florida. shall constitute the For-
tieth (401 Senatorial District: and at
the same time the Legislature shall
also aoportion the representation in
the House of Representatives. and
shall allow three (3) Representatives
to each of the five most Dooplous
counties, and two (2) Representatives
to each of the next eighteen more
populous counties, and one Represen-
tative to each of the remaining coun-
ties of the State at the time of such
apportionment. Should the Legislature
fall to apportion the representation In
the Senate and in the House of Rep-
resentatives. at any regular session of
the Legislature at any of te times
herein designated. It shall be the duty
of the Legislature or Legislatures suc-
ceeding such regular session of the
Legislature. either in Snecial or Regu-
lar session, to apportion the repre-
sentation in the Senate and in the
House of Representatives. as herein
provided. The preceding regular Fed-
eral or regular State Census. which-
ever shall have been taken nearest
any apportionment of Representatives
In the Senate and In the House of
Representatives. shall control in mak-
ing such apportionment. In the event
the Legislature shall fall to reanpor-
tlon the' representation in the Legis-
lature as required by this amendment
the Governor shall withinn thirty days
after the adornment of the regular
qsssion) call the Legislature together
in extraordinary session to consider
the question of reapportionment and
'lnch extraordinary session of the Leg-
lsNture is herebh nfandatorllv reotared
S reanpportion the representhtlon a'
reaulred by this amendment before
its adjournment (tnd such extraordl-
nsry session so called for reapnortlon-
ment shall not he limited to expire at
the end of twenty davs or at all. until
reannortionment is effc"ted. and shall
consider no business other than such
Approved by the Governor. June 7.
Filed in office of Secretary of 'State.
June 9. 1941.
,A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Article VIII of the
Constitution of the State of Florida.
Relating to County and Municipal
.BE IT ENACTED BP THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
That the following amendment to Ar-
ticle VIII of the Constitution of the
State of Florida relating to 'County
and Municipal Governments, to be
numbered Seciton 11 of said Article
VIII. be and the same is hereby agreed
to and shall be submitted to the elec-
tors of the State for ratification or
rejection at the next general election
to be held in November. 1942. to-wit:
Section 11. The County Commis-
sioners of Dade County who shall be
elected at the general election in 1942
shall immediately after the beginning
of their terms of office, redistrict
Dade County into five County Com-
missioners' Districts to be numbered
by the said' Commissioners from one
to five respectively, and delineate the
boundaries of such Districts in such
manner as to include within the re-
spective Districts territory as follows:
One of the said Commissioners' Dis-
tricts shall ccmprise the territory
which was on the 1st day of April,
1941, embraced within Election Pre-
cincts numbered 24 to 32. inclusive.
and also such parts of Election Pre-
cincts numbered 10, 56. 60 and 61 as
lie east of the western shore of Bls-
cayne Bay, all as established by a reso-
lution of the County Commissioners
of said Counity adopted November 14.
1939. designated as Resolution No.
Another of the said Districts shall
comprise te territory, and only the
territory, -which was on the 1st day
of April. 1941. embraced in Commis-
sioners' District No. 4 and Commis-
sioners' District No. 5, as described in
Book "F" of the Minutes of the Coun-
ty Commissioners of said County. at
page 194 et seq.:
Another of the said Commissioners'
Districts shall comprise the territory
which was on the first day of April
1941, embraced in Commissioners' Dis-
trict No. 1. as described in Book "FP"
of the minutes of the County Com-
missioners of said County. at page 194
et seq, and also all the territory which
was on the first day of April. 1941,
embraced in Election Precincts num-
bered 75 to 82. inclusive, as estab-
lished by the aforesaid Resolution No.
\ Another of the said Districts shall
comprise the territory which was on
the 1st at April. 1941, embraced
in Commiioners' District No. 3, as
described tn Book of the Minutes
of the OCunty Commlssioners of said
County, at page. 194 et se, except
the territory -mbraced in the raore
said Election Precincts numbered 1I
to 82. inclusive and 26 to 32 Inclusive
and except luch parts of Election Pre-
cincts numbered 56 60 and 51 as lie
east of the western Shore it Biscasae
Another oz the salo Commissioner
Districts shall comprise the territory
which was on the 1st day -r April.
1941. embraced in Commissioners Dis-
trict No 2 as described in Bool 'F"
of the Minute of tbh County Com-
missioners of said County at nave 194
et seq except the territory embraced
in the aforesaid Election Precincts
numbered 24 and 25 and such Dart of
Election Precinct number 10 as lies
past of the wpstprr honor Risesvne
The County Commissionerb- lho
shall be elected in Dade County at the.5
general election in 1942 shall hold of-
fice for the term of two ears for
which they shall nave been elected
and their terms of office shall not
be affected by this amendment .out
thereafter there shall be In each. of
the Districts stabllsheo ns 11no 'in.
n'irsuance of. this am,.-ndm~n' ae
r-nntv Commissioner' who shall reside
in his District but who shall be nomi-
nated and elected from the Cnnntv at
Large Every County CommlsslnnTr of
Dade County who shall be elected at
the general election In 1944 and there-
after shall hold office for a term of
four ears The Dowers duties and
compensation of such .Countv Com-
missioners shall be as from time to
time provided by law.
Anprnved bv the Governor May .28.
Filed in office Sectv of State dMas
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Section 1. of Article
X of the Constitution of Florida. Re-
lating to Homestead and Exemption.
'o as to Permit the Wages Salary or
Income from any source Whatsoever
Due to any Person the Head of a Fam-
Ily as Provided Therein. to be the
Subject of Garnishment to the Ex-
tent of not more than 25 thereof in
the Courts of this State. as May be
Provided by Law. for the Pnvment of
any Obligations Aridine by Express or
Imnlied Contract Sihs'eonent to the
Adoption of this Amendment: and
Further Provldine Exemptions thereto
in Cases of Income of Less than
Twenty-five Dollars er .Week Except
as to Necessities of Life A= Maev "
Defined nv the Legislature
BF IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
T,ATURE OF THE STATEOF FLORTTA:
That the following amendment to Sec-
tion 1. Article X of the Constitution
of Florida authorizing the garnish-
ment of any wages, salary or -income
due any person who is the head of a
family. as provided therein, to the ex-
tent of 25% thereof, be.' and the same
is hereby agreed to and shall be sub-
mitted to the electors of the State In
the General Election of Renresenta-
tives in 1942 for thepr annr,-. l or re-
ipction: that is to say. rhIr .ctrlon 1
of Article X be amend.. 7 he addln-
'h'rpto the following" Section"
Section 1-A. That the salary,
wages and income from any Sdurce
whatsoever: due. andcowine. or to be-
come due and owing -o any orrson
who is the head of a f-Ismll r"ldlnR
in this State. shall be the subject of
"arnlshment In the courts of this
State as may be provided by law. to
the extent of not more than 95% of
such salary. wages and income, for
the payment of any obligations arising
by express or implied contract sub-'
sequent to the adoption' of this
amendment provided. however, that
the Legislature shall not extend the
right of garnishment as herein Dro-
vided where the salary is $25.00 or less
ner week excent to necessities of life
qs may from time to time be defined
hv the Legislature.
Anproved by the Governor. June 11.:
Filed in office Secty of State. June
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
the Amendment of Section 16 of Ar-
ticle XVI of the Constitution of Flor-
Ida. Relating to Taxation of PropertV
of Corporations. with Certain Exemp-
tions for Religious. Scientific. Munici-
pal. Educational. Literary. Fraternal
or Charitable Purooses
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
Section 1. That the following
amendment to Section 16. of Article
XVT of the Constitution of the State
of Florida. relating to taxation of the
property of corporations, with certain
exemptions for religious. scientific. mu-
nicipal. educational. literary. fraternal
or charitable purposes. be. and the
same is hereby agreed to. and shall
he submitted to the electors of the.
State of Florida. for ratification or
rejection. at the next general election
to be held in 1942: that is to sav that
the said Section 16 of Article XVT of
the Constitution of the State of Flor-
Ida be amended so as to read as
"Section 16. The property t all
corporations, except the property of a
corporation which shall construct a
ship or barge canal across the penin-
sula of Florida,., the Legislature
should so enact: whether heretofore
or hereafter incorporated. shall be sub-
lect to taxation, unless such property
be held and used to the extent of at
least one-fourth thereof. for religious,
scientific. municipal, educational, lit*
erary, fraternal or charitable Dur-
Doses." Provided however. this amend-
ment shall not affect the provisions,
of Sections 12 and 14 of Article IX
of the Constitution of Florida.
Approved by the Governor. June 11.
Piled it offlee Secretary of State,
June 11. 1941.
The s tes east in compliance with
said prepomr amendments, and the
cavnass, declarations and returns
thereof, shall be subjected to the same
regulations and restrictions as are pro-
vided by law for general elections I'
the State of PLMida.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, '
have hereunto set my had
and affixed the Great Seal
the State et lorida, at Tl
SiM latassee. te iMM l,. this
1.t day of august. A. D. 1W
M A. MA'%,
Secretary of StateS.
t Get In the Scrap to Whip the Jap ,
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRDY UUT2,14 H TR OTST OGL ONY LRD AEFV
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Chafin anna
daughter of Jacksonville were
.week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. Chain.
Mrs. R. A. Costin has as her
guests this week her son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. T. S.
Gibson of Huntsville, Ala.
DR. J C. COE
Office Hours: 9 to 12 --1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Building Phone 88
DR. C. L. REICHERTER
EYES EXAMINED-GLASSES FITTED
Ritz Theatre Building First Floor
PANAMA CITY, FLA. 1
for anything by keeping a
full line of home medical
needs on hand.
BLACKOUT TORCHES $-19
with 3 color discs......
A MARTIN THEATRE
BEN RIVERS, Manager
Opens Daily 2:45, Continuously
Saturday 1:00 Sunday 1:00
SATURDAY, AUGUST 22
2 BIG HITS 2
HIT NO. 1
HIT NO. 2
Chapter No. 5
August 23 24
"For 10 cents, I'll rasle yon!"
RAbt ANN AN
BAYLESS' ARE HOSTS
TO SUPPER CLUB
Mr. and Mrs. Elgin Bayless en-
tertained the Saturday Night Sup-
per club last Saturday evening a"
Beacon Hill, serving a deTiciou,
outdoor seafood dinner.
Enjoying the evening with Mir.
and Mrs. Bayless were Mr. ant
Mis. E. Clay Lewis Jr., Mr. ane
Mrs. Floyd, Hunt, Mr. and, Mrs. B.
E. Kenney, Mr. and Mrs. Marc
Fleishel Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Paul 8.
Fcnsom, Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Ward
and H. H. Saunders.
Doyle Williams, employee of the
LeHardy Pharmacy, and Miss
Juanita Gainous, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. R. B. Gainous of Quincy,
were married August 5 at Carra-
Mrs. F. N. Lanier, who has been
visiting here, left Tuesday for her
home in Savannah, Ga. She was
accompanied by Mrs. Leroy Gain-
aus and son and Miss Sara Jo
Costin, who will spend a week in
the Georgia city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Player of
Mobile spent several days here
this week with Mr. and Mrs. J.
TUESDAY ONLY, AUG. 25
oyd Nolan Majorie Weover
Chapter No. 4
ON OUR STAGE
The Fun Dizzy
45 MINUTES OF
FUN AND FROLIC !
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
August 27 28
For Air Raids
," .. .^ ^
A complete emergency medicine
cabinet is the pride of this house.
wife. Bottles of tanic acid for burns,
rubbing alcohol, iodine, spirits of
ammonia, bicarbonate of soda, boric
acid, collodion, aspirin, mineral oil,
argyrol and peroxide made by the
new duraglas technique to with-
stand heavy shock are essential.
Bandages, triangular and roll, com.
press, cotton, band aids and ad
hedive tape complete the list
Rev. O. D. Langston, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Church school.
11:00 a. m.-Morning worship.
7:15 p. m.-Youth Fellowship.
8:00 p. m.-Evening worship.
The Woman's society meets
Monday at 3 p. m.
First Tuesday after first Sunday,
lifficial board meeting.
Wednesday, 8 p. m., prayer and
Bible study. Choir practice.
BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES
R. F. Hallford, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School.
11:00 a. m.- Morning worship.
Topic: "A Beseeching Question."
7:00 p. m.-B. T. U.
8:00 p. m. Evening worship
Sermon topic: "A Message from
The regular meeting of the
Methodist Youth Fellowship was
hld- at the church Sunday eve-
ning with just a few members and
Mrs. O. D. Langston present. Ev-
elyn Taunton was to have been in
charge of the worship program, but
was absent, so an informal discus-
sion on membership was held'.
Meeting time of the Intermcdiate
M. Y. F. has been changed to 6
n. m. so as not to interfere with
the senior young people's depart-
ment, which meets at 7:15.
Two of our Intermediates, Now-
land Rawls and Tommy Hull,
spent last week at Camp Grand-
view in Alabama at the annual In-
termediate camp. From their re
ports they had a good time, and it
seems that their time was very
profitably spent at the camn.
Th: worship program Sunday
evening will be in charge of Sallie
Traweek, recreation chairman, and
we hope to have a really large
crowd at the church.
All members are urged to come
to Sunday school and church Sun-
day morning, then to the M. Y. F.
meeting Sunday evening.
Elgin Bayelss returned to Talla-
hassee Sunday after a week's visit
whi!e Mrs. Bayless and children,
Elgin Jr., and Tommy, are remain-
ing for two weeks further visit
with Mrs. Nora Howard.
Mrs. W. H. Wilson of Monticello =
was the guest last week of her
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Coldewey.
PHONE 51 MRS. W. S. SMITH, Editor
meeting was dismissed with prayer
by Mrs. E. C. Cason, following
which the hostess served delect-
The Dorcas Circle met Monday
afternoon with Mrs. Curtis Palmer.
The devotional was given by Mrs.
Charles McClellan, following which
the regular busienss routine was
carried out and the meeting dsa-
missed with prayer 'by M1rs. Josh
Miller. Mrs. Palmer, assisted by
Miss Jimmie Palmer, served re-
freshmlents to the ten' members
HORACE KELLEY AND
BONNIE SKIPPER WED
T-Tnrnop W/. -rl a f-, -4il 0- tl>- "'I,
Ensign Joel Mendelson, U.iS.N.R.,
son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Mendel-
son of Live Oak, Fla.
PILOT CLUB TO MEET
The Port St. Joe Pilot club will
meet next Tuesday evening at 8
o'clock for supper at Mrs. Free-
man's boarding house. All mem-
bers are urged to be present.
The Misses Geraldine and Win-
nie Jean Maxwell of Whigham,
Ga., are visiting iere with their
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Hilton Lewis left Sunday for
Washington D P. and New York
that the radio, the ringing of
the door or telephone bell, the
clatter of dishes, or even the laughter and voices
of children nearly drive you frantic-days when
you are restless, and cranky?
Do you lie awake nights?
When these hectic days and wakeful nights in-
terfere with your work and take the pleasure out
o life for you, try
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Dr. Miles Nervine is a combination of effective
nerve sedatives. Originated nearly sixty years
ago. it is as up to date as today newspaper.
Dr. Miles Nervine has brought relief to millions
of nervous sufferers. You may find it exactly what
you need. Read l di.
Will you try Dr. Miles Nervine? reetiu. .n
Your druggist has it. pvAka
SLarge bottle $1
Small bottle 25*
SMRS. LAY HOSTESS TO
C urc es Mrs. D. B. Lay was hostess to
Circle No. 3 of the Woman's So-
PHONE 51 city for Christian Service of the
Methodist Church at her home
Monday afternoon. Study for the
BAPTIST CIRCLES MEET afternoon, "Money," was led by
MONDAY AFTERNOON Mrs. Walter Johnson, Two new
The Ruth Circle of the Baptist members, Mrs. Roy Evans and
Missionary society met Monday af- Mrs. H. R. Meigs, were welcomed
ternoon'at the home of Mrs. C. G. into the circle at this time.
Costin. The meeting was opened Following the meeting the hos-
with the devotional by Mrs. P. B. tess served delicious refreshments
Fairley, followed with prayer by to twelve member sand one visitor.
Mrs. J. O. Baggett. During thej a
regular business routine the Royal ENGAGEF(ENT OF MISS
Service program for next Monday SCHNEIDER ANNOU-NCED
was announced, which vifl be held Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Schneider
at the church. The September this week announced thne engage-
meeting will be held at the home ment and approaching marriage of
of Mrs. Wesley Ramsey. The their daughter, Amelia Janet, to
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 194
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, -FLORIDA
Horace Kelley, until recentLi -, ., un 1,u -
employed at the St. Joe Furniture City on a business trip.
company, andi Miss Bonnie Skip- ---
ner were married Sunday after- CANCER DEATH RATE HERE
oon in Wewahitchka, the cere- BELOW NATIONAL AVERAGE
money being performed by Judge Florida may feel encouarged
T. E. Pridg on. over figures released last week
Mr. and Mrs. Kelley will make from Washington which show that
their home in Florala, Ala., where this state is well below the na-
-Mr. Kelley is now employed as tional average in the number of
manager of the Evers Furniture deaths from cancer.
company. The cancer death rate in Florida
Sa~ was 96.4 per 100,000 persons, com-
pBIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS ared to a rate of 120,3 for the en.
tire United States.
Mr. and" Mrs. Carol Armstrong _
are the proud parents of a 7%- A dressmaker is the only one
pound daughter, born Saturday who can give a woman fits and
night, August 15. The young lady get away with it.
has been named Carol Lee.
To Relieve MONTHLY-
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wasson an- FLE PAI
nounce the birth of a 91/-pound
boy, Sunday morning, August 16, L I
at the Norton clinic. He has been Women who suffer pain of Irregular
named Daniel Wasson. periods with cranky nervousness-
due to monthly functional disturb-
ances-should try Lydia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound to re-
Mr. and Mrs: Woodrow Clark an- lieve such distress. Made especially
for women. Follow label directions.
nounce the Birth of a 7%-pound T TYI belNG rections
daughter Tuesday, August 18, at LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S wmgETo
the Norton clinic.
Soft soap will not clean up a
OPEN RAWLEIGH ROUTES are
scarce but in so vast an organi-
zation expansion creates new op-
portunities. If ambitious, willing
to start with good earnings and
increase rapidly write for full in-
formation. We supply sales, ad-
vertising literature-all you need.
Rawleigh's, Dept. FAH-199-118,
Memphis, Tenn. 1*
ROOM AND BOARD
FOR ROOM AND BOARD see Mrs.
R. L. Wallace. Nice comfort-
able rooms. 1*
WANTED TO BUY
BICYCLE WANTED-Lady's bi-
cycle. Must be in good condition
and reasonably priced. Write Box wide rate of 25 cents per hundred
73, Care The Star, or call at The pounds for metals, and one-half
Star office. 7-24tf cent per pound for scrap rubber.
;onsoi.ng Lhe farnm salvage
MISCELLANEOUS :irive ii Gulf county is the United
FOR RENT-Unfurnished hoIuse states Department of Agriculture
on Hunter's Circle. Inquire at war board of which County Agent
St. Joe Lumber Company. Phone J. B. White is chairman. The war
St. Joe Lumber Company. Phone
69-J. 8,21tf board is working in close co-opera-
tion with the general salvage com-
GENTLEMEN-One double bed mittee of .the Gulf County Defense
sary computations and write the
checks before November 1.
Some senators say the bill will
only lead to "confusion, dissatis-
faction and disappointment among
the recipients" if checks are not
forthcoming before November 1.
MANY VOLUNTEER AT
available; modern conveniences.! Council, of which Marc Fleishel (Continued from Page 1)
Bachelor quarters; uptown. See Jr., is chairman. Aim of the pr-s- tin Huggins, Mrs. George Core,
CreechBros. Phone. 1 ent intensified scrap metal and Mrs. Joe Grimsley, Mrs. Franklin
LABORERS WANTED srubb:r- drive, according to Chair- Jones, Mrs. M. I. Lupton, Mrs. R
-hour50 and. 60 Tme anr -hat man White, is to get every piece A. Swatts, Miss Myrtel Langston,
overtime over 8 hours; Saturday of scrap into production channels Mrs. R. W. Smith, Mrs. George Su-
and Sunday all overtime. Working And no farm or household can be ber, Mrs. H.; G. Lantz, Mrs. Patty
7 days per week. overlooked if Florida is to reach Lovett. Mrs. J. L. Sharit, Mrs. R.
H.:E, Wolfe Construction C6,. Inc. its Washington. imposed quota of R. Minus, Mrs. H. G..Spillers, Mrs.
Airport, Apalachicola, Florida
68,000 tons for the period of July W. C. Pridgeon, Mrs. Walter Todd.
NOTICE TO BICYCLE 1 through December 31, or an av Mrs. E. M. Bowen, Mrs. Onnie Lou
OWNERS. erage of 75 pounds p-r person. LeHardy. Mrs. Lillie Redd, Mrs.
Registration plates for registra- Mr. White points out that it is Fritz Christiansep, Mrs. Floyd
tion of bicycles as required by Or- important that the postcards sent Hunt, Mrs. Rose Soderberg, Mrs.
finance No. 80X are now available, out be filled in and placed in the S. L. Barke' and Mrs. Luther
All bicycle owners are requested mail promptly in order that \PA Rodgers.
-jersonnel can tabulate them and Sr
to secure these plates and register rsonnl can t late them and
their bicycles before Septem.ber 1. arrange economical truck routes Breaking the News
M. P. TOMLINSON, for the colt action of accumulated "Did you tell anyone ,of your
2t ity Auditor and lerk. waste materials on all farms in secret marriage?"
Florida. "No, I'm waiting for my husband
LEGAL FORMS-Warranty Deeds, --------- o sober up-I want him to be the
Mortgage Notes, Rent or Lease Bees Have Crop Trouble first to know."
Contracts, Promissory Notes and The honey production of bees is --- ---
Purchaser Agreements. We carry affected by wet and dry weather Puerto Rico is planning to estab-
a stock of these blank forms at all pretty much as farm crop produc- lish a modern, large-scale com-
times. The Star, phone 51. tion is mercial fishing industry.
If you experience some delay -n service
'W7a 1te I_ J Melhto eonnet meters or to repair. appli-
We have had to ="
anees, you'll understand that it's because we
are busier than ever with fewer men and
ouble-up *. materials to do the job.
WAR is our main business-not only fet
the 67 employees who have joined the Armed
Forces, but for the rest of us. here at home.
Our job is to continue serving dependable
electric power to you, to war industries, to
thq Army, to the Navy, and to the Air Corps.
In order to do this, many of us have had to
double-up on our work.
We e 't render all the service we'd like.
so please remember we, too, are working
hard for Vctory.
Farmers Asked To IMMEDIATE PAY FOR
Aid In Scrap Drive MONDAY BY SENATE
SWait Until November 1 Is Elimi-
Letter and Postcard Mailed Every nated; Bill Goes to President
Farmer In Gulf County By _
Donald Nelson The U. S. senate Monday ap-
proved on a voice vote a bill per-
Every farmer in Gulf county has mitting living'allowances due' the
received d an open letter from Don- dependents of service men to be
ald Nelson, head of the War Pro- paid as soon as the necessary
auction Board, advising of the bookkeeping can be completed. It
scarcity and need for scrap iron wipes out a provision in the orig-
and steel to keep the war effort final allotment, bill which barred
going full speed ahead. Along with any payments until after Novem-
tlie 1 ttor was a self-addressed her 1. The measure is now in the
postcard to W. E. Harkness, state hands of President Roosevelt.
W'PA administrator, advising of Whether the bill actually will
the amount of scrap iron and steel speed the payment of sums ac-
and other metals, as well as scrap cumulated since th3 law went into
rubber, available on their place, effect June 1 is a matter of con-
This material can be donated to jecture. War department officials
the government, or payment will say that it would be a physical im-
b3 made at the standard state-l possibility to make all the neces-
FLORIDA HAS ONLY SOURCE
OF LEMON GRASS OIL IN U.S.
The only ,commercial source of
lemon grass oil in the United
States-used by housewives for
flavoring and the cosmetic indus-
try for perfumes and soaps-is
now in full production at. Clewis-
With East Indian supplies cut
off by the war, some 1000 acres in
8 OZ. BOTTLE 13c
ANN PAGE SPARKLE
3 PACKAGES 17c
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FRESH FRUITS and
ONIONS 4 Pounds ....1
ORANGES Dozen ....39"
Red Bliss .231
POTATOES 5 ibs...
BEANS 2 lbs ..-...25....
BEETS Bunch ....... 1/2
CARROTS 2 for ........
GRAPES Per lb. ......
PEAS 2 lbs.
ANN PAGE Rich, Creamy, Smooth
SALAD DRESSING PNT
White House Evaporated
MIL 4 Large Cans
1 Pound Loaf
MARVEL Enriched BREAD 1 c
A & P GRAPE JUICE Quart 31fr
ANN PAGE PRESERVES 1 Pound 2-10
ANN PAGE VINEGAR Quart .. 13
GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 46 Ounce 250
A & P SPINACH No. 2/ Can 2 for 270
POLK'S GRAPEFRUIT SECTIONS-No. 2-2 for 250
SULTANA .PRUNES No. 2 2 for .--.....--...--....--27
IONA PEACHES No. ZV Can 2310
JEFFERSON ISLAND SALT, 1/2 lb. 3 Boxes ....100
SUNNYFIELD SODA 1 Pound Box 50
B6!:.- d's Insurance 19 Sunnyfield CAKE
DCG FOOD 2 lb. pkgs FLOUR, 2% lb.........
Clapps' Nabisco 100% go
CEREAL FOOD, 8 oz BRAN, 8 oz. ...............
Obe'isk Flour $125 Sunnyfield 1
-BALLARD'S, 24 -b. WHEAT PUFF; 8 oz.
Cereal 7 Oz. 2 i Syrup-Red Glass
KIX, 2 for ................. KARO,1 lb......
Toilet Tissue Ann Page
SCOT. 3 Rolls ............ SYRUP, 12 oz. ........... 1
Toilet Tissus 1 ,Swan
WALDORF, 3 Rolls ... SOAP, Large Size ....
A & P FOOD STORE
Owned and Operated By the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
Reid Ave. and Third St. PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
GULF COUNTY WAR BOND Ithe Everglades will provide about
QUOTA FOR AUGUST $7,7001100,000 pounds of the oil for Am-:
According to figures received erican industry. Samples of the otl
form the Florida War Savings show it to be between 75 and 80.
staff' at Jacksonville, the August per cent pure citral..
quota for War Savings Bonds and
Stamps in Gulf county has been
set at $7,700. lIllIIlIIlIllIll llllll llllllllill llllllllllll ll!lllllllll
The June quota for Gulf county IF ANYBODY HAS-
was $6,900, and $21,838 worth of Eloped
bonds and stamps were purchased. Married
.in,July our quota was $8,100 and Divorced
we chalked up $31,763 worth. Hada F
According to the past record we Sold a Farm
should buy at least $25,000 worth Boln Arreste
in AugusBeen Arrested
in August. -, r
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1942