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I know you all like to read the
items in this column about othei
guys in the services-where they
are, what they're doing, their
changes in rank-but I have to de
pendf mostly on the parents of al
-of you for that information-and
apparently those parents of yours
don't realize that you want this
information, as they have been
failing dismally in turning in news
for. this column in spite of the
pleas that I.have put forth and the
personal contacts .1 have made in
an effort to get items -and, pictures.
I particularly want pictures, of 'al1
of you (in uniform), and' as I don't
seem to be able to get them from
your talks, how about you sending
a good, snapshot? And
while you're at it, include a letter
telling us what you're doing ,and
how you're faring, whether or not
you enjoy reading The Star, what
sort of news you'd like to, hear
from home. How about it
Bill' Coody and George Tapper
over there, in Africa? And' you,
Ken Creech, Jesse ,Stone and Wal-
ter Kirby, iotut there, in the Pa-
cific? And you fellows nearer
home-Carl -Bounds up in Wiscon-
sin, Farnk Ohilders in North Car-
olina, Paul Farmer in Texas, Ben
Kirkland` up there in Georgia, John
Lane in Tennessee, Harry Johnson
in good old Arkansas, Bill Mont-
gomery up in Massachusetts, and
the five or six hundred other fel-
lows. from Gulf county-send us
some letters and pictures-this is
your column and, I want to keep it
full tot news. about YOU ... I
done my bit in the last-war and 1
know what news from home means
-particularly the home town pa-
per which, carried stories of the
fellows I knew. Sure, sometimes I
didn't get anyl for a month or two,,
and then tlie3ydi all come in a
bunch-and how I'd scan the col-
umns, line by line, omitting nary
a single paragraph, editorials, so-
ciety, and' even the advertise-
ments. If y'ur folks and
friends here at i iome knew what
home-town news meant to you, I
know they'd co-operate better.
Mebibe you can drop 'em; a hint to
that effect in your next letter to
them, such as phoning in personals
about the visit of Uncle John and
Aunt Susie and the kids from up
in 'Georgia, their visit to Sister
Susie over in Jacksonville, th#'
quintuplets that made your iold, dog
,"TootLie the proudest mother in
town-all the se homey little#
things that you'd like to read
about and tell to the other guys in
.your outfit. I try to get
all this dope, but since I do all
the work in getting out this rag,
besides doing scads of job print-
ing, I don't have the time to de-
vote to news-gathering that I'd
-like-your home folks could help
wondierfullyp it they'd care to.
How about it, fellows? Are.
you going to help me out?
ONE POUND COFFEE
IN THREE WEEKS
'The next two coffee rations will
be on-Athe basis o.f one pound in
t. TFee weeks-the most liberal al-
lowance since the beginning 6f ra-
tioning-OPA announces. The last
ration was one pound for four
'Coffee stamp No. 21 in Ration
Book 1 'became valid' yesterday for
one pound of coffee and will ex-
pire July 21. IStamp No. 22 will be
valid for one pound from July 22
to August 11. Stamp No. 24 ex-
pired Wednesday midnight.
The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrial Center
VOLUME VI PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1943 NUMBER 39
Absolute Title WillI
Be Given Buyers of!
" 11 _w -5
Delinquent Lands _
Property Delinquent for Taxes of I
1940 and Covered By 1941 Tax J > ....
Certificates to Be Sold
Statutory mandate that lists of .''
lands delinquent for 1940 taxes, and ."' '. '
'covered by 1951 tax certificates be :
prepared immediately for absolute -a
sale of the property though court
proceedings will be followed, it
was decided at the meeting of -. "
Florida's, circuit court clerks held
Saturday in Jacksonville. The sale, .j
provided under the 1943 laws, will
be a final sale and give the pur-
chaser ,an aboslute title from the
circuit court itself, jiist as results IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC--Offic
motored U.S. Liberator bomber hc
from a mortgage foreclosure. There of Nauru after a force of the Amei
will be no period' of redemption af- task force mission of the war to s
ter this sale. clude a phosphate works and an a
Legal questions, will be probed "nem. base.of.Truk.
while the lists are being made up
for.submission to the county comn- Small Plane From
missioners for court action. While
the lists are being compiled and Tyndall Wrecked
while the foreclosures are pending
any person may purchase the cer-
tificates, but all city taxes must One Flier Killed and Second Wan-
be paid up, and -there are other ders Two Days In Dazed
penalties if action is not. taken by Condition
the taxpayer prior toi the expira-
tion of the two-year period, which The wreckage of a small Cub
in some counties is, July 7 and in plane, flown from Tynd'a-ll Field by
others is August 4. k two menr Saturday, was found Mon-
When the property is sold un- day afternoon near a swamp 15
der the new law it will carry a miles north of the field and about
merchantable title without flaw, there and one-half miles east or
of.any kind, and the owner- whO the Allpress dairy on Road, 20.
procrastinates, will really lose out. In tlref remains -of tie machine.
Title insurance companies, have was the body of Corp. Vern Leroy
approved the procedure, the legis- Sh'arpe, 21, of East Lansing, Mien.,
lature was told, and from now o0 evidently the victim of instant
when the county "takes over" title death when the plane crashed.
and sells, the land, or anyone else Lieut. Herman B. Bray, of
buys It after the court diecree',,the Thomasville, N. C., the other oo-
purchaser can secure title insur- cupant of the plane, was found
ance insuring a sound title for the three hours later by a searching
first time in the history of Florida party. He had wandered in a dazed
tax sales. condition, without food and prac-
This makels it necessary for de, tically without clothing, fonr at
linquent property owners to get least 48 hours. He was taken to
busy immediately and check with the Tyndall Field hospital, appar-
Uncle Edd Pridgeon or Circuit ently the 'victim of shock.
Clerk Joe Hunter. The 'plane in which Bray and
___ Sharpe were flyin-g was reported
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL IN missing at 11 a. m. Saturday, and
PROGRESS AT M. E. CHURCH an hour afterward', officers said,
the gas supply they carried' would
A vacation Bible school opened have been exhausted`.
at the Methodist church 9:30 Mon- An aerial search was conducted
day morning with 33 students en- Saturday afternoon and all day
rolled. It will continue through Sunday, without result, as the
next Friday, July 9. Classes for plane was painted the color of the
beginners,, primaries, juniors and foliage hereabouts arid- was the
intermediates have been set up. smallest type used by the army.
'The school opens each morning The remains of the plane wai.
(except Saturday) at 9:30 and con-I found Monday by some youths
tinue's until 11:30, including the who were walking through the
worship and play, periods. i woods, and they reported their dils-
, The school is open to any boy covery to the forest service.
or girl who wishes to attend, and -----------
a cordial invitation is extended to OLD-FASHIONED REVIVAL TO
all. BE HELD AT KENNEY'S MILL
Teachers of the school are the
pastor, lIev. 0. D. Langston, Mrs. Rev Ii.. F. Hallford, pastor of the
P. A. Howell, Mrs. Walter Joim- First Baptist church, has laid
son and Mrs. 0. D. Langston. plans for an did-fashioned revival
_-_ '-- to be held at Kenney's Mill from
Helicopter for Campaigning July 5 through July 10.
After witnessing a demonstra- The revival, which will be held
tion df Igor Sikorsky's helicopter, in front of Charlie Tharpe's gar-
the plane which flies forward, sihde- age each evening beginning at 8: 3U
ways, backward and can land on a o'clock, will include Gospel sing-
dime and take off vertically, sen-- ing and Bible preaching.
tors in Washington consider this Rev. Hallford extends a cordial
unique air transportation ideal for Iinvitation to everyone to attend
campaigning. As one pointed; out, | these meetings.
a fellow could- equip it with a loud
speaker and jump from one court- N 0 T I C E
house lawn 'to another, covering a
state in a few days. I Turn right now to the Pork the-
after advertisement and ?ee if
The Star is like a letter from your name is in it. If so, you can
home to your man in the service, call at The Star office and get a
Send it to him for only $1 a year. free pass to the Port.
cial Seventh Air Force Photo --A four-
overs over the smoking Japanese island
rican planes had made the longest aerial
strike at enemy installations, which in-
ir field at the outer defenses of the big
Business Houses to
Be Closed Monday
Householders Urged to Make Ex-
tra Purchases Saturday for
Port St. Joe will !be *closed up
tight next Monday, July 5, in on-
servance, of the Fourth 'of July,
which -this year falls on Sunday.
Many people are planning to spena
the long .week-end at nearby fisn-
ing spots and others' will enjoy the
pleasures''of our adj.~en',,berach,'z
or the Gulf.
Householders should remember
to buy.a few extra groceries tu,
morrow to tide them over until
Firms agreeing to close on tnth
5th are: Gulf Hardware & Supply
Co., Chavers- Fowhand Furniture
Co., Florida Power Corp., McCoy's
Stores, Miles 6 and; 10c Store. St.
Joe Furniture Co., Schneider's De-
partment ;Store, Wilks. Jewelry Co.,
Barrier's 5 and 10c Store, Cooper's
Barber Shop, Palace Barber Shop.
The Leader Shoe -Shop, Costin's
Department. Store, Lilius Jewelry
Store, Quality Grocery & Market,
St. Joe Hardware C!oa.,. Suwannes
Store, A & P Food Store, Griffin
Grocery & Market, Danley Furn*-
ture Co., Princess Beauty Shoppe,
Jean's Beauty Salon, St. Joe Lum-
ber Co., Florida Ba.k, The Star
and the city hall.
AU'-4 USE STAMP
DEADLINE IS PAST
I-f you havei'it secured your fed-
eral-.automobile use stamp it's just
too bad, for Wednesday was tlie
last day on which they could .be
ppurohased for $5. Now you wiln
have to pay six times its wortli,
according to t'he internal revenue
departnkfnt, for the rules are that
if you didn't get the stamp by June
30 yno'u must pay, in addition, a $25
Mrs. Freeman to Hospital
Mrs. M. 0. Freeman was taken
fo a Dothan, Ala., hospital Sunday
for treatment. She was in a seriofis
condition and' was operated upon
Tuesday. At last reports she was
reported' to be doing nicely.
Returns From Buying Trip
John Bloi Jr., manager of the
Danley furniture store here, re-
turned Thursday of last week from
a week's trip to Chicago where he
visited the furniture marts in
search of 'furniture.
RECORDS FOR BOYS
A second drive for old and' new
phonograph records to be- sent to
the men in the armed, forces is
being staged by the local American
Anyone having#any records to
donate are asked to leave them at
Schneider's store, -or phone Mr.
Schneider and the records will be
States with a system of munici-
pal airports will have a tremen-
dous post-war advantage, It is
pointed out by the American Mu-
nicipal association. Florida should
lead the nation in this respect.
Men Showing Up
Ladies In Making
Members of Masonic Lodge and
Machinists Local Go to W6rk
At Red Cross Room
Looks like there's-going to be a
"'battle of the sexes" waged in
Port St. Joe.
Appeals to the women of the
city to work in the Red` Cross room
making surgical dressings for our
boys in the armed forces having
brought little or no results during
the past two months, two groups
of men apparently decided to do
something about it-the Masonic
lodge and' the Machinists Local-
perhaps, if-an effort tio shame the
women into action.
Anyway. last -Tusday evening,
when eight members of the Order
of Eastern Star showed up at the
room, three Masons, D. C. Smithl,
George Cooper and Watson Smitir,
were also. on hand to join in the
work, and after brief instruction
began turning out the dressings in
Wednesday night nine members
of the Machinists Local, accom-
panied by their wives, put in an
appearance and settled, down tu
work. And what they didn't do to
shatter records! This gang turned
out 323 dressings in two. and a half
hours (starting without the least
idea of how to go about it, learn-
ing as they went), as against 143
'dressings made .Tuesday night.
Present Tubedlay night, besides -
the three gentlemen, were Miss9
Myrtice C6ody, Mrs. J. A. Christ-
mas, Mrs. Alice Bryant, Mrs. D.
C. Smith, Mrs. Watson Smith, Mrs.
George Cooper and Miss, Marjorie
Smith. They were instructed and
assisted by Mrs. W. S. Smith,
. Those, on hand. Wednesday eve-
ning were Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Mil-
stead, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Dees,
Mr. andi Mrs. W. L. Jordan, Mrs.
W. Wood, Mr. andi Mrs.. J. L.
Temple, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wim-
berly, Mr. and Mrs. John Kramer,
Mr. 'and Mrs. David! Jones, Mr. and
Mrs. George Harper and, W. H.
Howell. They were assisted by
Mrs. M. L. Johnson, Mrs. Ross CO-
burn and Mrs,. W. S. Smith.
The 0. .S. S.,Masonic group In-
tends to work Tuesday evenings
and the Machinist group and their
fraus will work Wednesday eve-
nings. That leaves' three evenings
a week open. How about the Ro-
tary and, Kiwanis clubs taking two
of those evenings? Perhaps. some
competition can be worked' up,
with the losing team staging a
fish fry for the winners-sort of
a Red Cnoss League for Surgical
I WIN IMlil) 11111111 11 ill
PAGE TWO THE STAR, PORT. ST.-..-.-- JOE,- GUL COUNTY, FLOID FRDY JUY2,
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla.
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor
lEtered as Second-class matter, December 10,
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida,
under Act of March 3, 1879.
Subscription Invariebly Payable In Advance
One Year....... $2.00 Six Months..... $1.00
-< Telephone 51 )a--
The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely assets: the printed
word thoroughly convinces. The spo'Ken word
Is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
In the pressing need for volunteers to make
s* urgical dressings for our boys at the battle
fronts, there is yet an unanswered challenge
to the patriotism of the women of Port St.
Joe. The local Red Cross room has been ap-
. pealing for months for women workers to
make the dressings, but so far the response
has been very disappointing.
Why? Certainly not because the mothers
and wives and daughters of this city are lack.-
ing in loyalty and devotion. We feel sure they
would go to any length of self-sacrifice to
save one of our wounded soldiers or to allevi-
ate his pain. But apparently it has not yet
come fully home to them that surgical dress-
ings are needed for this very purpose -
needed in millions and needed now.
Hard fighting is in progress and greater
battles are impending in all theaters of the
war. Florida boys, Port St. Joe boys, await
the zero hour to strike for victory in the
Mediterranean zone, in Europe, in the South
Pacific -in the Aleutians, and in the Fai- East.
The more victories, the more casualties, and
the greater the need of surgical supplies from
the home front. A hundred women could be
used right now at the local room, as the mak-
ing of dressings is far behind schedule and
state headquarters has been sending frantic
messages to get them out.
Surely, there will be no further lag in the
response to this appeal. Members of the lo-
cal chapter of the Order of Eastern Star have
volunteered to work as a body three Tuesday
nights a month, beginning last Tuesday-and
at that time three members of the Masonic
lodge also put in an appearance to try their
hand at making the dressings. Wednesday
night a delegation from the Machinist's local
showed up, and once they got the hang, really
turned out the finished product. Looks like
the men are out to show up the ladies. More
power to 'em! Now if our mayor and city
Commissioners will do their stint, setting a
good example, maybe our quota can be filled.
Sure, .the weather is warm right now, but
not so warm as on the sun-baked.islands-ot
the far Pacific or the desert sands of North
Africa. Social engagements may be pressing,
but hardly so pressing as the duty and dan-
ger of our, troops now preparing to storm
Hitler's European fortress.
A few hours a week spent at the Red Cross
room will mean the saving of many a soldier's
life. Port St. Joe women, as far as we know,
have never failed in patriotism, and we trust
they never will.
South Has Good. Crops
Government estimates on food
crop prospects are not encouraging
at present. Recent flood's in the
North, severe droughts in western
areas darken 'the national outlook
on food. However, it looks as if
Southerners, as a whole, will have
lo.ts of Dixie-grown foodstuffs.
Crops. are doing unusually well
throughout the southeast.
Editorial heading: "People Are
Still People." Is that good'?
A WARTIME PLAGUE
Into the picture of America at war, on the
battlefront, in the factory, and on the home
front, has crept a new practice, not yet prev-
alent to any great extent in Port St. Joe, the
very name of which has been foreign to our
Blackmarkets are a disgraceful adjunct to
our wartime economy. The buying and sell-
ing of foodstuffs and other rationed goods toi
higher than ceiling prices, and the securing of
these products through illegal means, all are
part of this vicious game.
Any storekeeper who sells his goods with-
out demanding ration points, who sells "spe-
cial" things which he could not himself buy
through regular channels, is patronizing the
blackmarket, and putting the customer who
buys from him in the -same class.
It is the duty of every patriotic resident ot
Port St. Joe and Gulf county with friends and
relatives at the fronts, to stamp out black-
markets by refusing to patronize them di-
rectly or indirectly.. Blackmarkets are the
manifestation of individual selfishness, and
refusal to make necessary sacrifices.
If the armed forces can do -.without com-
forts, the rest of us can do with a little less
now, so everyone will have more later.
You may have heard this one, but it's still
making the rounds. It's the story about two
Gl's in Casablanca who managed to get a
quart of bootleg brandy and prepared to
sample it in a hotel room which they had
somehow hired for the purpose.
The first soldier lifted the bottle and took
a couple of snorts. But he reached over ana
pushed the bottle away when the second sol-
dier put it to his lips.
"Don't drink that stuff!" he yelled.
"G'wan," muttered the second soldier.
"Leave me alone."
"I'm telling you, don't drink it," screamed
the first soldier. "I just looked out the win-
dow and saw President Roosevelt riding down
the street in a jeep."-Algiers issue of The
Stars and Stripes.
It seems our congressional delegation up
there in Washington is a bit jittery. A couple
of weeks ago The Star ran an editorial titled
"There'll Be Some Changes Made," referring
to' what our boys overseas will do when they
return home, unless- Our representatives
have inquired, through third persons, if the
editorial referred to them. It didn't but if the
The British have brought out a term to
characterize those who carelessly toss away
their money, just as though the Biblical "fat
years" were not going to be followed by
"lean years." The term the British have in-
vented is "squander bug." The term is par-
ticularly active around pay day.
We've been wondering why the airlines
don't advertise like this: "Don't wait until
the war ig over-make your reservations now
to see Tokyo, Berlin and Rome." That would
also be a good slogan for the Air Force today.
These modern planes are so fast that they
make an eight-inch shell they pass in the sky
look like it is standing still.
Keep smiling-and buy War Bonds!
Milk May Be Rationed
Dairy officials anticipate milk
rationing as imperative if con-
sumption of the product continues
to increase. OPA official's have
the matter under consideration.
Milk consumption in Florida has
grown by leaps and bounds with
imports running into hundreds or
thousands of gallons.
It has just occurred to us that
we've never heard Kate Smith
sing, "Why Not Take All of Me?"
High War Costs
'Two years ago we were spend-
ing for the defense program at the
rate of $1.50 a month from each
one of us. Now, war -expenses have
skyrocketed, and the average per
person cost is more than $50 per
Gas Violators Prosecuted
An increase in the number of
criminal prosecutions for viola-
tions of gas rationing rules is re-
ported by OPA.
I "Syndicated Content
Available from Commercial News Providers"
4b oo 4
About :six weeks ago we bought
two sacks tolf Purina feed, from
Horace Soule, local feed and seed
dealer (he don't minds what we say
about him as olng as we get Iin
that "local seed and. feed" plug).
and the next day we hadl .a huge
rat running about our premises,
which we managed to slay with a
right to the jaw from one of our
We. accused H3iracel of planting
the rodent on us to eat up the feed
in order that he could sell us. somb
more-which he naturally denied,
but did sell uis a rat trap.
Saturday Horace's Man Friday
delivered us, two more sacks of
feed. We watched 'him carefully
to see that he did not release any
more of the varmints, but all his
acts were natural and. we were
sure, that everything was on the
Came -Saturday midnight, and
we heard a stealthy, steady gnaw-
ing sound. We upped to investi-
gate, and' lo and behold a large
rat scampered away from the feed
Once might have been a coinci-
dence, but when a second rat
shows up right after the delivery
of feed we know ws've' got Horace
-*e-ld to rights-he's ridding his
DR. J. C. COE
Office Hours: 9 to 12 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Building Phone 88
Tested -, Fitted
OFFICE IN COSTIN BLDG.
Open Fridays Only-9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
120 Harrison Avenue, Panama City
ALL KINDS OF -
Phone 101 -:- Costin Bldg.
store of 'em and foisting them off
on his customers in order to cre-
ate repeat orders quicker.
When w'e. gatcl that rodent we're
going to take it 'down town and
make Horace eat it-hide, hoofs
DR. C. L. REICHE ,TER.;
EYES EXAMINED-GLASSES FITTED
' Ritz, Theatre Building First Floor
PANAMA CITY, FLA
By Having Your Shoes Re-
paired Instead of -Buying
a New .Pair
A LL SET for a good full day's
work when a nagging head-
ache sneaks up on you. You suffer
and so does your work.
Ready for an evening of relax-
ation and enjoyment-a pesky
headache interferes with your fun,'
rest, enjoyment or relaxation.
Anti-Pain PII s
usually relieve not only Hea=-.u
ache, but Simple Neuralgia, Mus-
cular Pains and Functional
'Do you use Dr. Miles Anti-Pain
Pills? If not why not? You can
get Dr. Miles Anti-Pain Pills at
your drug store in the regular
package for only a penny apiece
and in the economy package even
cheaper. Why not get a package
today? Your druggist has them.
Read directions and use only as
directed. Your money back if you
are not satisfied.
FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1943
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORID.A
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Men heartily approve this
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yet cool, comfortable for
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Waist sizes 29 to 40.
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Beautifully styled 2-piece
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Girls' sizes, 7 to 14.
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"ST. JOE'S SHOPPING CENTER"
< SOCIETY ,
CHURCHES -:- PERSONALS
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METHODIST W. S. C. S.
HAS MISSION STUDY
iThe Woman's .Society for Chris-
tian Service of the. Methodist
Church met Thursday of last week
at the home of Mrs. J. L. Sharit
for an all-dayi mission study pro-
The meeting was 'opened; with
the devotional given by Mrs.
Sharit, after which the following
topics were developed: "Faith for
Reconstruction," by Mrs. O0. D.
Langston; "Social Action," 'by Mrs.
S. D. Spears; "A Just and Durable
Peace," 'by Mrs. J. L. Temple.
The meeting was dismissed' for
lunch with prayer by Mrs. J. T.
McNeill, and coca-colas and sand-
wiches were served.
The afternoon program consisted
of the following talks: "Freedom
for All," by Mrs,. Franklin Jones;
"Long Range Peace Objectives,"
by Mrs. Roy Gibson. and "Religion
and. the World, of Tomorrow," by
Mrs. W. E. Boyd.
The meeting was dismissed with
prayer by Mrs. Boyd..
W. S. C. S. EXECUTIVE
The executive committee of the
Woman's Society for Christian Ser-
vice of the Methodist Church met
Monday afternoon at the home, of
Mrs. J. L. Sharit to prepare the
-reports to go to the district con.
It was. decided at this time thaI
for the next three months the or-
ganization will hold but one meet-
ing each month, at the homes ot
members. At these meetings the
regular business, program and
circle sessions will be held. They
will meet at 10 a. m. and. members
will carry lunch. It is the plan 01
the society to have memnlbers go
to the Red: Cross, surgical dressing
room on the three other meeting
The next meeting of their society
will be held July 12 at the home
of Mrs. G. A. Patton.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bass an-
nounce the' birth of a 7%-pound
girl at the Norfon clinic on Tues-
day, June 22.
,Mr. andi Mrs. Bert Munn an-
nounce, the birth of a 71/2-poundi
son on Thursday, June 24.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Warner are
the. proad parents of a 6%-pound
daughter born Tuesday, June 22,
at the Norton clinic.
Pfc. and Mrs,. L. L,. Varnum of
Wewahitchka announce 'the birth
of a daughter, .Sahd.ra Lee, Friday
morning, June 25, at a Panama
City hospital. -
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bass are an-
nouncing the birth of a 6y2-pound
daughter Monday; June' 28, at the
Mr. and, Mrs. Edgar Strange an-
nounce the birth, of a 7%,-poune
daughter 'at the Norton clinic on
Monday, June 28.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Priestly are
announcing the arrival of a 61/2-
pound, daughter on Wednesday,
June SO .
Rev. 0. D. Langston. Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Church school.
11:00 a. m.-Morning worship.
The Woman's society meets
Monday at 3 p. m.
First Tuesday after first Sunday,
rfflcial board meeting.
Wednesday, 7:30 p. m., prayer
and Bible study. Choir practice.
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BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES
R. F. Hallford, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School.
11:00 a. m. Morning worship.
Topic: "God Bless America!"
7:00 p. m.--B. T. U.
8:00 p. m. Evening worship.'
Sermon topic: "In Memoriam."
E- ryone is. cordially invited to
worship here where it is naturally
cool and spiritually warm. Men,
you do NOT have to wear a coat.
Everyone is welcome. Dress com-
forta.bly, come on over and wor-
ship with us. We and you will be
glad you came.
Services every Sunday evening
at 7:30 o'clock.
Send The Star to a friend.
LAST TIMES TODAY
"My Friend Flicka"
Also NEWS EVENTS
SATURDAY, JULY 3
Out Looking for Furniture
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Sullivan left
Tuesday of last week for points
in the North on *a two weeks' fur-
niture buying trip to stock the St.
Joe Furniture Co. store. They ex-
pect to return the early, part of
Right now it's better to follow
the old axiom, "Don't put off un-
til tomorrow that which you can
do today," for by then there will
probably be a law against It or a
higher tax on it.
Politicitis is a pernicious disease
that causes the palms to itch, ob-
scures the vision, loosens the
tongue, inflates the ego, toughens
the skin and hardens the heart.
TUESDAY, JULY 6
Chapter 6'of Serial
"Perils of the
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7
HEART-STABBING DRAMA OF A
LOVE THAT WOULDN'T DIE!
Chapter 10 of Serial
"Don Winslow of
the Coast Guard"
- FEATURE NO. 2-
July 8 and 9
July 4 and 5
BIG 4th TREAT!
S L Barke
"PEOPLE of RUSSIA"
J 0 Bragdon
1 Coming to the
A Martin Theatre Port St. Joe, Fla.
THEATRE OPENS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
A T STG U N L
FRIDAY JULY 2 1943
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The following claims against the
'city were passed and ordered paid
by the 'board, of city commissioners
during the month of June:
Water and Sewer Fund
Florida Power Corp. ...... $ 275.98
Gulf Hardware Co. ........ 98.06
St. Joe Paper Co. ........ 42.72
City Treasury ............. 45.14
Florida National Bank ... 1000.00
Apalachicola State Bank ..$ 540.00
Florida National bank .... 2800.00
M. P. Tomlinson .......... 19460(
J. L. Sharit .............. 143.00
City Treasury ............ 257.17
.City of SPort St. Joe ...... 17.02
Florida Power Corp. ..... 51.02
St. Joe Motor Co. ......... 209.35
'St. Joe Telephone Co. .... 16.30
Standard Oil Co. ........ 6.00
Mrs. M. 0. Freeman ..... 33.25
Dr. A. L. Ward .......... 4.50
Arnett Johnso.n ........... 2.00
Mrs. Karlene Owens ..... 4.00
St. Joe Texaco Service .. 87.51
The Star ................ 22.75
Fla. Governmental Guide 3.00
E. Clay Lewis Jr. ........ 40.00
B. B. Conklin ............ 25.00
Josie Sharit ............. 15.00
Gus Creech .............. 2.00
John Blount Jr ........... 4.00
C. J. Sullivan ............ 25.00
Gene Holley ............. 4.88
Dan J. Brooks Jr. ......... 4.00
Emmett Daniels .......... 2.00
M. P. Tomlinson ......... 1.90
W. H. Hudson ........... 145.60
M. 0. Freeman .......... 226.98
W. D. Dare .............. 1,92.60
Whit McKenzie .......... 63.10
W. B. Dykes ............. 88.10
To.y Jones .............. 72.55
Badgett Randal'l ........... 52.00
Junior Presnell .......... 52.00
Seen In Future
Paul M. O'Leary, the man who
issues ration books, predicts thaT
the coming twelve months are
likely, to see "less rather than
As deputy OPA administrator in
charge of rationing, O'Leary gets
blamed every, time a man's red
stamps don't produce a two-inch
steak. Now and then someone al-
proves of his work, believe it or
A year ago, O'Leary took the big
plunge and passed out his first
ration book. A half billion more
have been printed since.
The first one (No.. 1) was for
sugar-remlem'ber? It's still in use
*and coffee and shoes have been
added. Other 'books since then in-
clude those for gasoline, fuel oil,
and the processed food's meat
(No. 2) book. No. 3 book, a re-
placement for Nos. 1 and 2, is now
being distributed by mail, and No.
4, also a repal'cement, is in the de-
Want to know what's going to
be rationed next? So would Mr.
."I can say honestly," he said.
"'that I have no intention of ra-
'tioning anything. We may
stee less, rationing rather than
more," he adied, but declined to
,elaborate on that statement.
Big Fire Losses
Twenty-eight milliofl acres of
trees went up in smoke in South-
ern states last year. Figures just
announced show that nine-tenths
of all forest fire losses occurred
Yeu Can Still .
up to $200
ON EASY LOANS
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We Do Millwork and Build Boats
St. Joe Lumber Co.
Rubber Director Urges Strict Ad-
herence to Rubber Con-
Rubber Director W. M. Jeffers
this week called for "strict adher-
ence" during the next few months
to tire conservation regulations,
and OPA put force to his words
by sharply reducing the number of
low-mileage passenger car owners
eligible thir used and recapped
tires. But 500,000 used and, re-
capped tires will be available for
rationing in July, as against 80u,-
000 during June.
Beginning yesterday, and prob-
ably continuing for 90 days, the
eligibility of drivers with mileage
rations of 240 miles or less' a month
in Port St. Joe and Gulf county
will be bas'.d. upon the use, of cars
for essential purposes'. Up until
yesterday 'all low-mileage drivers
were eligible for used, or recapped
Regualtions for drivers with
monthly mileage rations exceed'in9
240 miles were not changed.
Be Alive July 5th
"Be Alive, July 5th" urges the
Florida Safety Council in calling
attention 'to the- fact that hundreds
lose their lives on July 4th each
year in motor car accidents, from'
fireworks or from drowning. Swim-
mers should be cautious, picnickers
careful with fires, motorists care-
ful if they wish to "Be Alive on
Military Construction Drops
Construction- of military camps,
shipyards, war plants arid other fa.
cilities is nearing completion, and
such building has dropped to about
half that of a year ago. It will fall
off rapidly from o6w on.
ONE]A DAY r^
VITAMIN d=-%TABLETS .
THINK of it I Your min- m
i mum daily requirements
of A and D Vitamins or of 3 3i
B ComplexVitamins, in one
pleasant tablet. Remember, I
the name ONE-A- I&Y
(brand) Vitamin Tableth. *
D TENSE nerves make
you Wakeful, Cranky,
Restless? Dr. Miles Nervine
helps to lessen Nervous
Tension. Getrit at your drug
Sstore.Read directions and
use only as directed.
WHMTHEN ieahdache, No-
Neuralgi Distress after
Meals, Gas an Stoniach, or | "
"Moriii After" interfere
with Your. work or spoil |
yOEa fun, try Alka-8ltier. jj
" WHAT'S NEW?
*Your physician is continually study-:
ing the advances in medicine and
surgery. He watches new investiga-
tions in both fields, and is prepared,
when necessary, to prescribe new
products developed in famous research
laboratories. We, too, keep abreast of
new developments and are ready at all
times to fill your physician's prescrip.
tion-promptly and accurately. -
We use Merck Prescription Chemicals
We Fill Any Doctor's Prescription
Phone 5 Port St. Joe
P... A4 A....
KEEP 'EM WRITING!
A Gift He'll Appreciate .
Military Stationery with his name imprinted,
together with the insignia of the branch of
service with which he is serving Marines,
Army, Navy, Coast Guard or the Air Corps.
"Your Home Town Newspaper"
PORT ST. JOE
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fI Syndicated Content
Available from Commercial News Providers"
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IIIIIIIIlllllillllllllllllllllllllllllll llllllllll lllllllll l expire on July 21; stamp 22 will A Milwaukee man had his stom-
RATION NOTES be valid, July 22 to August 1. ach removed recently. We .believe
RATION NOTES Shoese-Stamp 18' valid for one, we'd rather worry along with ra-
'Ill lllll!IIlllllllilllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll- pair through October 31. tioning problem s.
Meats, Cheese, Fats and Canned
Fish-Red stamps J, K, L, M and
N expired June 30. Red stampP P
now valid(; Q valid July 5; R valid
July 11; S valid July 18. All these L L etter
expire ion July 31.
Canned Fruits and Vegetables-
Blue K, L andl M stamps are valid F O .
through July 7. Blue N, P and ro Hm e
Q stamps valid from July 1 through
Sugar-Stamp 13 good, for fiv The Star, mailed each week to men in the armed
pounds expires August-15; stamp services, has been described that way by some of
15 and 16 good for five pounds it "our boys." As a contribution to morale,
needed for canning, through Octo- The Star has fixed a special reduced subscription
ber 31. rate of $1.00 a year to men in the Army, Navy
Coffee-Stamp 24 good for -one .. I
pound, ffeexpired June 30. Stamp 21 .. .nd Marine Corps, wherever they are stationed.
pound, expired June 30. Stamp 2 1 ,
now good for on.e pound and will This special rate is made in the face of rapidly
advancing production costs, which may force the
withdrawal of this offer later. Friends
S2 for and relatives of service men, desiring to take ad-
M I 15C vantage of 'this "military" rate, should act now.
Fot it oeFirii
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA