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(The Star wants photos of Gulf county men
serving in the armed forces. Pictures, which
should be in uniform, will be returned.)
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SGT. BILL COODY
WRITES THE EDITOR
Somewhere In N. Africa.
August 3, 1943
Dear Mr. Smith-In your edition
of The Star for the latter part or
June you requested, that we boys
that are in the service write you.
So, since I am a loyal son of the
ol' home town, I am obeying that
You also requested that we boys
send you photos of ourselves in
uniform. Now in behalf of the folks
who read your paper, don't you
.think that my mug in your sheet
once already is enough to last a
long time? Sure, I know I have a
great many friends there at home,
but after all, people can stand, just
so much, you know.
Was very proud to hear that the
American Legion had a "Roll of
Honor" erected for the boys from
home-it shows us that the people
there do appreciate our share in
this little show that we are putting
on to crush those rats.
Some of the fellows sometimes
laugh at me when I get my home-
town paper at mail call, yet I no-
tice the ones who laugh as a rule
don't even care enough about their
home tqwn to get a paper.
Naturally none of us, boys enjoy
being paid to see the world, tho'
I -must admit it is an experience.
Still, all of us would gladly return
to our homes, but we want to be
certain first that there will be a
peace made to, o.r terms before. we
call it quits. As you see from the
news retO)i ts,'we feiloWs arl doing
all we can to bring an end to this.
Would like to hear from th
boys from home; so if they, will
write I promise to answer, though
they must not expect a long let-
ter, as I stay pretty busy, and
then, too, we're not allowed to say
I have' my application in with
the V. F. W., and I expect to hear
that I have been accepted as a
member any day now.
My regards to you and your wife
and as you newspaper men say,
it's "Thirty" for now.
Your friend and fellow citizen,
William "Bill" Coody>.
(Thanx for the. letter Sgt. Bill,
and .we trust that the mood will
strike you again .soon to pen us
another missive-we'd particularly
like to hear of some of your ex-
periences in general andi how those
foreign lands strike you. And this
applies to the rest of you fellows
in the service who read this. We
here at home have a great inter-
est in -all of you, believe it or not,
and we like to hear from you, to
know .what you are doing and how
the world is treating you.-Ed.)
Returns To Texas
,S/Sgt. B. R. Gibson, with a
chemical maintenance company,
left Sunday night to return to Fort
Sam Houston, Texas, after spend-
ing a 15-dlay furlough here with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. R.
RECEIVES SLIGHT INJURIES
WHEN TRUCKS SMASH UP
Alle Polk, passenger on a wood
truck drivell by Roland Kelly, suf-
fered slight injuries Monday after-
noon when the truck ran into the
back of a truck driven by D. D.
Randolph, the ascid'ent occurring
on the Beacon Hill highway. Both
trucks were badly damaged.
A. coincidence was the fact that
just as the trucks smashed up
Mrs, Randolph arrived on bhe spot
in her car.
The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrial Center
VOLUME VI PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1943 NUMBER 46
Coupons Here Cut
To Three Gallons
No Ruling Made As to Pleasure
Driving; B and C Books
To Be Reissued
Without any advance notice, the
OPA cut the value of gasoline ra-
tion coupons in this area from
four to three gallons, placing this
section,-he middle west and the
southwest on the same footing as
A, B and C coupons, which last-
week were redeemable here foi
four gallons each, now are worth
nv hrp, ql'-n
TRAWICK BROTHERS IN NAVY
News of the cut, which was re- '.I- i
ceived Monday by The Star from
the OPA office -at Jacksonville, Thesa two broLhers, William M. (left) and H. L. Trawick, both are
did not specify whether or not the serving in the U. S. Navy. They are sons of Mrs. Oscar Roberts of
pleasure driving ban was included this city, and she's mighty proud of her boys. Bill, who joined up
in the new regulations for North- on November 23, 1942, is a coxswain and is stationed at Lakehurst,
west Florida. N. J. H. L., who enlisted January 18, 1943, is a fireman second class
C. G. Costin, chairman of the and is stationed at Norfolk Va., where he has just completed a
Gulf county war price and ration- course in diesel engineering.
ing board, states that dealers who
have A-7, B or C coupons received TROY JONES IS NAMED First Stamp In
from motorists at a unit value of ACTING POLICE CHIEF
four gallons before August-16 Ration Book 3
must have, them in to their sup-o
pliers or exchange them at the t .. Is Valid Sept.12
rationing board for inventory cou- I Valid S
pons before midnight August 21 .
(tomorrow). Brown Stamp A Will Be Used for
OPA also announced over the .... Purchase of Meats, Fats,
week-end that all old-type B and Butter and Cheese
C gasoline ration books wi'l b( .. u a "-h.e e
called in for reissuance in the near ,:.. stamp "A" ini Ration
future. Issuance of. re-styledi coi- Book No. 3 will become valid. on
pons is designed .to-d.iscourage SeNleieor.r 12 forl te airchalde o:'
counterfeiting and to halt the use e t, : 't3, oils, butter and 'cheese
of invalids coupons from expired i Ind O.ctober 2 the brown cou-
books. '* p*n:- w il' completely replace tne
-- ----- -" f aumil.i.r red 'stamps of Ration
SCOUTS ENJOY OUTING .* B,-,'l: 2' The point value of stamps
ON WETAPPO CREEK renia'in' changedg.
SBr, ,wr, stamp B becomes valid
Wl ..' ..-' *'^* .'"ep 'r19, and both A and "B
Boy Scout Troop 47, under the -. i-toul9, anber 2. both A aC be-
leadership of Scoutmaster 0. D. es vnlid September 27. D o:.
Langston, enjoyed a three-day O.liiber '. E on October 10, and
otrting at B. B. Conklin's camp, .F on October 17. These four ex-
"Journey's End Annex," on We- Troy Jones was named as act- pire October 30.
tappo creek, returning to their ing chief of police at the regular Meanwhile, red stamp X be-
homes Wednesday- afternoon, meeting of the city commission comes valid August 22, Y August
'Scouts enjoying the camping ex- Tuesday night, filling the. vacancy 29, and Z September 5. All will: ex-
pedition were Gale. Traxler, Gene caused by the resignation of l,. pire October 2.
Wellington, Wade Barrier, Ernest D. Freeman. In announcing the new regula-
Smith, Wayne Taunton,' Donald Mr. Lang of Sneads was name tions, OPA said that henceforth
Lansford, Donald Linton, Bill Gio- by the commission as night officer, the, meat-fat stamps always will
son, Henry Lunsford, Bill TraweeRk, taking the place of W. H. Hudson expire on the Saturday nearest tha
Gene Farris, Roy Lee Burch, Bil'y e -- nd of the month, and new sets
Howell, Claude Cowart, Jimmie D. DRIVERS' LICENSES will become valid on the following
Ramsey, P. B. Fairley, Will Ram- GO ON SALE TODAY Sundays.
sey, Ed Bartee and Tommy Hull. Blue stamps U, V and W in Ra-
Besides passing a number of 'The new auto drivers' licenses tion Book 2 will become valid on
first and second class tests, seand- will g o sale in all counties of Setpem'ber 1 and) expire Oct. 20.
eral made first class rank to the the state today. Sales will be con-
merit badges. In addition to tinted until October 1, and there CITY PURCHASES
tests passed,, the Scouts built a will extension f time. ac- M P AD
wi ll be, no extension of time, ac- NEW POLICE CAR'
dock and, springboard, for diving
purposes, and a table for serving.
They also ditched and improved
the road from the. gate to the
Scoutmaster Langston announces
that next Friday night a Court of
Honor will be. held, at which time
awards will be made.
Tonight a ]board of review will
be held' to pass upon Scouts who
h-_ 1non n nrnr1 fnr first class
cording to County Judge J. E.
This year heads of families can
purchase licenses for all members
of the family, providing, of course,
.they have had licenses in the past.
All drivers are urged, to' get
their permits as early as possible
and not wait until the rush of the
nave been appurovec, u ir ..... or Motorcycle Hits Hog
or who have passed merit badge James Holt suffered bruises and
tests. contusions Tuesday when'his mo-
i torcycle collided with a hog on the
Undergoes Appendectomy [highway west of the city while he
Dewey Covington had his appen- was going to work at the paper
dix removed Monday at the Norton mill. Jimmy said he dodged and.
clinic. I the hog dodged at the same time.
WANTED TO BUY A. C. Lupton Home from Hospital
Small wagon for a crippled child. IArthu" L'.ton returned Tuesday
Contact Kiwanis Club Under frcm a Dothun hospital wh'we he
privileged Children's Committee, had been for two weeks after ha-
Massey Ward, chairman. ing his appendix removed.
.City Clerk M. P. Tomlinson
went to Tallahassee during the
week-end to drive back a new N'ash
car for use of the, city police or-
ficers. He was accompanied by his
The old Fordi V-8, which was
in use for 40 months and was pur-
chased in March, 1940, at a cost
of $725, was sold to the St. Joe
Motor company for $550. Cost of
the new car was $1378.
'Swede' Benson Visits
A. V. "Swede" Benson, new dis-
trict manager for the Florida
Power corporation. dropped in a'.
Old St. Joseph
108 Years Ago
Established Before Postage Stamps
Came Into Use; Had Twice-
a-Week Mail Service
The postoffice of old St. Joseph,
originally located in Franklin
county, was established December
28, 1835, according to old records,
with James Black as postmaster,
and received its earliest mail serv-
ice twice a week in stages from
Marianna in Jackson county. James
M. Harris was the contractor for
this transportation service.
The office was opened before
postage stamps came into general
use, since the government did not
adopt the postage stamp until the
year 1847. Previous to this date
the government allowed some post-
masters to issue, stamps on their
own account as an experiment. The
test was so successful that the gov-
ernment soon took over the work
and made the issuing of postage
stamps strictly a function of the
federal government. Still their use
was optional, and they did not
come into general use until 1855,
when pre-payment of postage was
The earliest available record of
net receipts for the St. Joseph
postoffice totaled, $6,23.56 for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1841.
Although the, exact date is not
shown in the record's of the post-
office department, 'b .t.tf'i.-r was
changed into Calhoun c'aonty prior
to May 9, 1842, when Janette Gib-
son was appointed postmaster. The
office was discontinued March 28,
1854. This appears to have been
the approximate time the old town
was abandoned after being struck
by a plague of yellow fever and
a hurricane. (Contrary to widely
circulated, series, old St. Joseph
did .not suffer from a tidal wave.)
The new postoffice at the pres-
ent townsite of Port St. Joe was
established May 18, 1906, under
the name of Indian Pass when this
section was' a part of Calhoun
county, with Henry D. Collins as
postmaster. Terrell H. Stone, a
present resident of Port St. Joe,
was the next postmaster. He was
appointed July 25, 1907, and served
until March 16, 1917, being suc-
ceeded by James E. Maddox.
The office name was changed to
Port St. Joe on August 3, 1910,
and. its location changed into Gulf
county upon it's creation from
Calhoun in May, 1925. Henry A.
Drake is the present postmaster.
Postal receipts (which do not in-
clude money orders) totaled $15,-
619.21 for the calendar year 1942.
The office is served 'by, railway
mail service over the Apalachicola
Northern Railroad. company's line
and by motor routes to Marianna
and Panama City.
Sixteen Drivers' Licenses Revoked
A compilation of drivers' licenses
revoked in Florida between August
1, 1942 and July, 1943, received
from J. J. Gilliam, director of thb
state department of public safety,
shows that. 16 licenses were re-
voked in Gulf county during that
period, 15 of them for "driving
while intoxicated." We could list
the names of drivers, but we do
The Star office yesterday for a not want to embarrass them.
get-acquainted chat with Ye Ed. ---- --
__ ----- Roll 450 Dressings
Dr. Bartee Returns Home Thirteen young people working
Dr. L. H. Bartee returned home at the Red' Cross room Wednesday
this week from Jacksonville, where afternoon turned out a tota1 o. 450
he underwent an ey'e operation, surgical dressings.
PAGE TWO THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1943
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla,
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Bered as Second-class matter, December 10,
P137, at the Poitofflce, Port St. Joe, Florida,
under Act of March 3, 1879.
Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
One Year........$2.00 Six Months......$1.00
-e Telephone 51 --
The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely asserts; the printed
word thoroughly convinces. Th'e spo en word
is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
HOW ABOUT THAT REDISTRICTING?
During the closing hours of the recent ses-
sion of the legislature a law was enacted upon
petition of voters of Gulf county authorizing
the board of county commissioners to call and
hold an election for the approval or rejection
of a plan to redistrict the county.
We've been wondering what has happened
to the movement. In order that the commis-
sioners may call the election a petition must
be submitted to them bearing the signatures
of a majority of the qualified electors of the
county, together with a proposed plan for the
It is up to the people of Port St. Joe to
see that this petition is circulated and a plan
for redistricting formulated. This' section has
the largest portion of the population of the
county, yet it is represented by but one man
on the county commission, and that one man
has doggone little to say in county matters,
since the balance of the board works for what
it wants and pays no attention to .this part
of the county. If anyone doubts' this, let then
attend a meeting of the board and see how
long it takes Commissioner Roche to get a
second-if at all-to any of his proposals.
Redistricting the county according to popu-
lation and area will do away with the present
setup where two commissioners, one with 30
voters in his district and the other with 150,
can vote down proposals by the Port St. Joe
commissioner whose district has something
in the neighborhood of 1800 voters.
Naturally we can't expect circulation of the
necessary petition to be started in the north-
ern part of the county, since that section
stands to lose one, or possibly two, commis-
sioners. It must be started here-and soon,
if we are to have equal representation on the
board and a just says in governing affairs
of the county.
The War Production Board announced Sat-
urday that rejected silk parachute cloth has
been released for manufacture of women's
underwear. We may soon see Costin's depart-
ment store advertising "Just Received,' Ship-
ment of Women's Parachute Panties."
"Copyrighted Material t
Available from Commercial News Providers"
Put every dollar abave the
Turn right now to the Por the- n, ecessitles of life into War
St Bonds. Payroll Savings is
a:rir ao:vertisement and see if the best means of doing your
your narae is in it. If so, you can x best In helping your sons and
call at The Star office and get a friends on the fighting fronts. Fig-
free pass to the Port. ure it out yourself.
By THE OTHER FELLOW
Well, well, here I am back in
St. Joe again after an absence of
four and, a half years. Now 1
know hoiw -Rip Van Winkle felt
after his 20-year -sojurn with Old
Man Morpheus-things and faces
have -changed a lot.
And. speaking of sleep-we spend
a .third of our lives, at it, and we
don't know anything more about
It than did) Adam.
Nobody knows why we; get
sleepy, why we go to sleep, or why
we awaken. It remain's Nature's
great mystery, as well ;as Woon.
You hit the hay tired, stay put
for eight hours or thereabouts, and
awaken ready for another bout
with Old Man Devil.
Anyway, I dqo! like to sleep, but
Editor Bill says~that if I'm going
to conduct this column again I've
got to get.my copy in earlier than
I did when I was here before, and
that I've got to quit sleeping on
The' ol' town has changed a lot,
but the thing I notice most is thb'
lack of young men on the streets'
-they've all gone off to war. B.
W. Eells., member of the selective
service board, tells me there have
been around 850 sent from the
county to date. Lots of gals, but
no. boys running' around.
Imagine my surprise when I
stepped` off the bus and, toolt a
deep breath of sulphurous smok%
emanating from the paper mill, to
find that a modern bus station had
sprung up here-use'd to be that
we got off at Major Hobbs' cafe
down by the depot. .- And im-
agine my further surprise to se,
the homely mug of Gene Holley
in charge of the, station. Last time
I sa:w him was up at Blountstown.
Yeah, things and, people change
all the time. Roy Williams was
in charge of the Port theater when
I left for foreign lands, and now
I meet up with a long, lean, hun-
gry looking' guy by the name of
Ben "Ol' Man" Rivers. Seems to
be a pretty nice sorta duck-can
tell you more about him when I
get to know him better.
Marched up to Troy Jones and
asked him "How's tricks?" and
he says he don't know, not having
been here long enough to know.
Come to find out Troy's 'been away
too, and, just returned recently to
go back on the police force. Uib
guys with itchin' feet-ain't it
just too bad! But we do get to see
a lot of this oldi world.
The new posotffice took my eye
and I went in and\ found genial
Henry Drake and his wife stl-
readin' the postcards. .... And
Mrs., Lawson- has.,. a fine modern
brick building -to replace the old
wooden structure. ... And' Doc
Norton now has a "clinic" instead
of a two-by-four office. Went
in to slap Adolph LeHardy on the
back and was informed, that he
had passed away some: time ago.
Some duck by the name of John
Robert Smith now dispensing pills
Took a gandler at the residential
section and found a few new homes
built while I've been away and
others occupied by newcomers ....
Went around to give Mrs. Marea
a big hug and almost hugged, Peck
Boyer's wife not that I would
have minded, but Peck's bigger'n
me. Seems that the Boyer's have
bought Mrs. Marea's home and de-
cided, to become permanent re:si
dlents. Also went around' to
look up George Snowden and dis-
covered he'd quit the paper mill
and sold his beautiful home to
a Mr. Wakefield.
Found that former County Com-
missioner George Tapper is now
bombing Rome and that Welton
Roche is holding down the commis-
sioner's chair at Wewahitchka.
. George Cooper is still cutting-
hair, though he said' he's tried a
couple of other jobs since I saw
him last. Andi Terry, Hinote, who
used. to be George's Man Friday,
has given up barbering and is
turning out corrugating board at
the paper mill that's putting
permanent waves in' sheets of
kraft paper, so I reckon we' can
still class him as a beautician.
I could go on writing about al)
ray old friends, but Editor Bill.
sitting over there at there linotype
with my first six pages of copy i1
scowling at me, so I'd better cut
this short and .save some pace for
next week. Will toddle along
now andl see what I can find to
fill this column next week.
Cheer up! Even though it is
probably true that the worst is yet
to come, perhaps you won't 'be
here when it arrives.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1943
FRIDY, UGUT 2, 143 HE SARPOR ST JO, GLF CUNT, FORIA PGE HRE
KIWANIS HOST TO EIGHT
Eight prospective members were
guests at the regular meeting of
the Kiwanis club held Thursday
evening of last week at the Port
Inn, being Buck Alexander, Frank
Hannon, John Maddox, J. A. Wil-
liams, George Wimberly, J. C.
Farnell, Jack Frost and George
Secretary Harry McKnight spoke
briefly on Kiwanis principles and
aims, andi Past President Jim
Bounds told of the friendship cre-
ated by the Kiwanis club among
members of the organization, stat-
ing that this angle a'one was
worth more than any other
achievement of the club.
The guests were introduced by
President J. R. Norton and eac'L
expressed pleasure at being preb-
Congressman Bob Sikes. was
guest speaker at the meeting held
The Methodist Youth Fellowship
at a meeting held Sunday after-
noon elected Tommy Hull ana
Jack Williams as delegates to at-
tend. a meeting to be held soon at
.Mrs. Arthur Bryan and baby
daughter left Saturday for Hu-
bertus, Wis., for a month's visit
BAPTIST CIRCLE MEETS
WITH MRS. PRIDGEON
Circle. No. 2 of the Baptist Wo-
man's Missionary society met Mon-
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
S. C. Pridgeon with seven mem-
The meeting was opened by
singing "The Great Physician," af-
ter which Mrs. Kate Harrell led in
prayer and Mrs. C. M. Palmer
gave the devotional from Revela-
tions 22. -
A short program was given by
Mrs. Pridgeon, Mrs. J. 0. Baggett,
Mrs. L. E. Voss and Mrs. Nick
Ke.ly, following which a short
business session was held, pre-
sided over by Mrs. Baggett. Mrs.
Kelly invited the circle to meet
with her next month, and then
Mrs. Harrell dismissed the meet-
ing with prayer.
During a delightful social hour
following the meeting the hostess,
assisted by her daughter, Virginia,
served refreshments to the mem-
Lieut. E. W. Bachmann, stationed
here with the. navy patrol boat, re-
turned Tuesday f r om Detroit,
Mich., after a 12-day furlough. He
was: accompanied on the return
trip by his wife, who will make.
this city her home as long as her
husband is stationed here.
Miss Betty Darcey left Sunday
to spend a vacation of two week
in New Orleans.
BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES DR. MILLER SPEAKS BEFORE
R. F. Haleford, Pastor HOME NURSING CLASSES
. 9:45 a. m.-Sunday School. Dr. Jason Miller, director of the
11:00 a. m.-Morning worship. FrankliniGulf-Wakulla health ace-
Sermon topic: "The Hand of God apartment, last week appeared be-
Upon Me:' fore the classes of the, home nurs-
7:00 p. m.-B. T. U, ing course being conducted here
8:00 p. m. Evening worship, and spoke on the dangers of ty-
Sermon topic: "Selfish Responses phoid fever and venereal, diseases.
to' Christ's Cal." His talk was very interesting and
Honest now, when have you been timely and was well received by
to God's house and worshipped those taking the course. It is
Him? hoped that Dr. J. C. Coe will speak
S& to the classes in the near future
EPISCOPAL CHURCH on dental hygiene and related sub-
Services every Sunday evening jets.
at 7:30 o'clock. The classes recently studied' the
4 r giving of hyipod.emrics and caring
METHODIST CHURCH for the equipment. The 'baby's
Rev. 0. D. Langston. Pastor bath was discussed Monday, and
9:45 a. m.-Church school. Mrs. Ewing demonstrated, using
11:09 a. m.-Morning worship. Billie Sara, five-month-old grand-
6:30--Youth Fellowship. daughter of Mrs. Helms.
7:30-Evening worship. Wednesday the discussion was
SThe Woman's society meets on "The Baby's First Year," and
Mndayst 3t D n m, "How 'to Recognize Signs of Ill-
First Tuesday after first Sunday,
official board meeting.
Wednesday, 7:30 p. m., prayer
and Bible study. Choir practice.
Mr. and' Mrs. W. S. Smith spent
the week-end in Tallahassee on
business. While in the capitol city
they were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
G. M. Sheppardl.
Mrs. Clifford, McLean and daugh-
ter Elizabeth, of Tallahassee, 'spent
the week-endi here as guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert' Bellows.
SCOST JNG' Store
"ST. JOE'S SHOPPING CENTER"
The course is slightly over half
completed, the classes 'are. going
strong and those taking the course
are enjoying every minute, of it.
Mrs. W. 0. Anderson returned
from Apalachicola last Friday, ac-
companied by her sister, Mrs. Bert
Wall of Jacksonville, who will
visit here with Mr. and Mrs. An-
de.rson for two weeks.
MRS. SUBER HOSTESS TO
METHODIST YOUNG PEOPLE
Mrs. George Suber entertained
the Methodist Youth Fellowship
class with a party at her home
Thursday afternoon of last week.
Various interesting games were
enjoyed' and refreshments of sand-
wiches, cookies and -punch were
served, to Maxie Brown, Betty Sue
MoPhaul, Martha Ann Brinson, Er-
nest Smith, Tommy Hull, Charles
Smith, Jack Williams, George Su-
ber Jr., and Mary Brown.
Assisting Mrs. Suber were Mrs.
R. H. Reddick, former M. Y. F.
counselor, and Mrs. 0. D. Langs-
Sgt. and Mrs. M. F. Whealton an-
nounce the birth of an 81/2-pound
son, born Friday, August 13, in
this city. The young man has been
named Allen Stephen. Sgt. Wheal-
ton is stationed at Bradley Field,
Conn., and Mrs. Whealton' is mak-
ing her home here with her sister,
Mrs. R. W. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Richards o'
Beacon Hill announce the birth of
a 7-poundt son Wedinesady, August
18, at the Norton clinic.
The Star is like a letter from
home to your man in the service.
Send it to him for only $1 a year.
iComiTH 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.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 21
TUESDAY, AUGUST 24
Chapter 13 of Serial
"Perils of the
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25
Chapter 4 of Serial
- FEATURE NO. 2-
A 'ust 22 23
NEWS FLASHES J R Chestnut
Also -M"rsF annon
"JIVE AN' JAM SESSION"
August 26 27
"BOWLING ALLEY CAT"
LAST TIMES TODAY!
"The Hard Way"
SL A S H ...
S. from COSTIN'S
k These EARLY FALL STYLES now on our racks are really EXCITING!
Smart, practical black crepes in one and two-piece styles, travel prints and
other lovely Fall colors. Come in today while sizes and styles are complete.
WE RECEIVE DRESSES WEEKLY
Watch for our shipments of Cinderella Dresses
for school girls and Nelly Don Dresses
women. They are usually gone in two days!
SPECIAL ATTI E NTION
OUR LAY-AWAY COAT AND SVIT EVENT CONTINUES. Many have already
bought, and we urge you to take advantage of this opportunity. New shipment of
coats received this week!
WE ARE STILL SELLING LEATHER JACKETS AND
COATS ON LAY-AWAY. Plenty of sizes and styles sti'd
Available. COME IN TODAY AND LAY IT AWAY!
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1943
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PAG FORTESAtIS.JE UFCUNY LRD RDY UUT2,14
DR. J. C. COE
Office Hours: 9 to 12 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Building Phone 89
OFFICE IN COSTIN BLDG.
Open Fridays Only-9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
120 Harrison Avenue, Panama City
fast relief for Headache,
Simple Neuralgia, "Morn-
* ing After", Cold Distress,
tu Muscular Pains and
S .^- ltw "!n Acid Indigestion.
Ask your Druggist-
0 m Cents and 60 Cents
Dr.Miles Nervine for -
Sleeplessness, Ner-J A
Excitability a Are 1
Nervous Head- y
ache. Read direc-
tions and use only
Get your daily quota of
Vitamins A and D and B.
L Complex by taking ONE-
A-DAY (brand) Vitamin
% fTablets. Economi-
?i l y your drug store-
Look for the Mig Ion bocx.
ENGLAND-"Flak Jackets" are what the well dressed'air crews are
wearing this,.season and for the duration. T/Sgt. J. W. Fawcett, of
East Orange, N. J. (left) and Sgt. E. L. Frederick, of Norwalk, Conn.,
demonstrate the sleeveless light but strong armor. Made in two
sections, the jackets cover back and front from neck to waist and can
be slipped off quickly in an emergency. U. S. Army Air Force crews
are now.being provided with the protection while on operations.
Fire At Highland View
The, local fire department was
called' to Highland View Monday
to extinguish a blaze in a small
cottage belonging to C. A. Phelps.
The fire had been placed under
control with a garden hose when
the truck arrived on the scene.
Thi's is the only run made by the
local truck since July 8.
Mrs. Ed, Graves of Jacksonville
visited Thursday of last week witn
her aunt, Mrs. G. A. Patton of Oak-
Mrs. Anobia Brown of Tallahas-
see spent tl:e wec':-end here as a
guest of 'her sister and brother-in-
law, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Sl,.rit.
"There are no golfers in insane
asylums.," asserts a sports writer.
Maybe not, 'but itere arc quite a
few who ought to. be.
AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE
FOR SALE-Two 1937 Fords. One
with and one without 'tires. For
cash only. St. Joe. Lumber Com-
LOST AND FOUND
LOST-Man's green striped suit
and blue double-breasted coat.
Probably delivered through error
to one, of our customers. Please re-
turn to Creech & Brooks Laundry.
LEGAL FORMS-Warranty Deeds,
Mortgage Notes, Rent or Lease
Contracts, Promissory Notes, and
Purchaser Agreements. We carry
a stock of these blank farms at
all times. The Star, Phone 51.
FISH BAIT Fresh, clean worms
that are guaranteed to get the
fish for you. 'See Eddie Beverly
,in the Sheffield colored quarters.
On and after September 1, 1943,
all garments left in our shop longer
than 30 days will be sold for
charges. Creech & Brooks Laun-
dryi and Cleaners. 8-20 4t
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, GULF
Azelma Braswell, Plaintiff,
General Braswell, Defendant.
The State of Florida:
TO: General Braswell, whose resi-
dence, domicile and address as par-
ticularly as known is Pfc. General
Braswel', Company I, 222nd Infan-
try, A. P. 0. 411, Camp Gruber,
You are hereby ordered to ap-
pear on the 13th delay of September,
1943, before the above styled court
to the bill of complaint for divorce
jiled against you in the. above en-
WITNESS the Honorable Ira A.
-Hutchins n an', E. C. Welch.
Judges of said Court and the seat
of this Court in the City of Wewa-
hitchla, Gulf County, Florida, this
14th day of August, 1943
J. R. HUNTER,
(Court Seal) Clerk of Circuit Court,
Gulf County, Florida.
E. CLAY LEWIS, JR.
Attorney, !or Plaintiff. 8-20 9-10
Forty-three per cent of all the
motor vehicles ever sold in 'the
UnitedS'tates are sibll in operation.
A new opaque glass floats like
cork. It can be sawed and drilled.
MORE THAN EVER
NEWS FRESH FROM
THE BATTLE FRONTS!
See Them Each
SUNDAY and MONDAY
THURSDAY and FRIDAY
AT THE -
Dr. J. R. Norton performed a
tonsilectomy on Monroe Morris of
Panama City Thursday of .1-ast
week and' a similar operation Wed
nesday on Miss. Lois Cornelius of
The-re's no doubt about it-we
:re caught in a trap. We can't stay
in this implausible world without
struggling for existence, and we
can't eavee it without dying.
KEEP THEM ON
Comfortable, well repaired
.work shoes are an aid to foot
health. At the first sign
of wear, have us repair!
The purity and uniformity of the
drugs and chemicals we use in com-
poun.diug your physician's prescription
arte -*;!,-d by the vigilant chemists of
Cc-.t'rl Lae:-at-*:Es. Even during the
r.'.u.:'..c',.ra ofi a :!irip!e produr.-t a score
or ricr cf .ca.-t'ng fesr.s ifov p-rity are
';'adr. 'i'i~.u, 'wC co.,npc-a"d prescriptions
with i'. !!! rfii'tcr. :the IeCisbbility of
the ingre'lie-ntt yo'.rphysic.anpn describes.
We us. Merck Prescrips1on ChemicaI'
We Fill Any Doctor's Prescription
Phone 5 Port St. Joe
You Can Still .
Your Home $200
Up to $P20
ON EASY LOANS
See Us For Estimate -
We Do Miflwork and Build Boats
St. Joe Lumber Co.
Vitamin A and D Tables
ACH tablet contains 25% more
than minimum daily require-
ments of these two ential Vi-
tamins. Insufficient Vitamin A may
cause night blingess, may lessen
resistance to infection of the nese,
throat, eyes, ears and sinuses.
Vitamin D is necessary to enable
the body to make use of the calcium
and phosphorus in our food.
Insure your minimum requirements
of these two important Vitamins, by
taking a ONE-A-DAY Vtamin A
and D Tablet every day.
Economical--50 or less per
Convenient-you take only one
tablet a day.
Pleasant-children actually lbk
the taste-and so will you.
IMPORTANT-when buying Vita-
mins, compare potencies and prices.
Get them at your drug store.
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THE STAR, lluKi ST. JUE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
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