|UFDC Home||myUFDC Home | Help ||
ALL ISSUES CITATION SEARCH THUMBNAILS MAP IT! PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Work Started On
S36 Room- Hotel
AtReid and Firn
Two-Story Brick and Concre
Structure To Be Erected
By C. N. Hobbs
Work of laying the foundation
of a two-story hotel building
the corner of Reid Avenue ai
First Street is expected to get u
derway .today, according to C.
'Hobbs, who is erecting the stru
ture on his property which is no
occupied .by the Rendezvous Cat
Plans call for an 82' 6" by 9
'concrete, brick and tile building
'with 36 rooms, each with private
.bath, on the second floor andi
-modern cafe. on the ground floo
Steam heat will be provided thri
,Mr. Hobbs, who is a construction
*engineer by profession, will supei
-vise the work himself, and he es
timates the building, which is t
-cost in the neighborhood of $55
000, will be completed within 9
days. Local labor, he says, will b
used on the job as far as possible
The hotel and cafe will bear tn
name "Norma Shirley" after th
two-year-oldl daughter of Mr. an
On the ground at present is 1
tons of reinforcing steel, grave
and sand, for the' foundations, an
the necessary brick and tile are
on the way.
GRASS FIRES KEEP CITY
FIRE LADDIES HOPPIN(
Numerous grass. fires this week
kept the volunteer fire department
boys on the run this week.
In the wee sma' hours of Mon-
day a still alarm was turned in
for a blaze at the bayou bridge on
Monument Avenue, and later, in
the day a second call to the bridge
came in. Shortly after noon the
boys were called out again, for a
grass fire back of the A. N. depot
and at 3 o'clock another grass fire
near Lewis' Garage was placed
The, bayou bridge again caught
fire Tuesday morning and a few
hours, later a grass fire. started' in
'the same, vicinity. It was thought
to be. extinguished, but it blazed
up again Tuesday afternoon.
Wednesday morning the truck
was called out to extinguish a
grass fire at the corner of Long
Avenue and First Street, set by a
Rain Wednesday night precluded
possibility of grass, fires yesterday
and the fire laddies had a rest.
Visit Relatives In South Carolina
Mr. and Mrs. Whaley Johnson
left Saturday for Darlington, S. C.,
to visit relatives and friends.
They plan to attend the annual
Armistice Dayi supper given by
the Darlington Legion Auxiliary.
Mr. Johnson states that he hasn't
missed one of these turkey din-
ners since th e tradition was
started, in 1919.
Stars Are Visitors
Mrs. V. A. Star and Mrs. Lewis
Star of Charlotte, N. C., arrived
Tuesday to visit with Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. Chandler. Mrs. V. A.
Star is Mrs,. Chandler's mother and
Mrs. 'Lewis Star her sister-in-law.
Jones' Have Guests
Mr. and Mrs.. J. T. Graves and
granddaughter, Betty Sue Cutch-
ins, of Dothan, Ala., and Mrs. Ber-
nard Smith of Montgomery, Ala.,
were guests this, week of Mr. and
Mrs. Troy Jones.
Capt. Geo. Tapper Visits
'Capt. George Tapper of Mari-.
anna spent the .week-end here
with his parents, Capt. and Mrs.
Visiting From Bristol
'Mrs. B. J...Bateman of Bristol is
the guest of her brother and famin
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Chafin.
'17r T 'T' A
ete the Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrial Center
VOLUME VIII PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1944
at Hearing Today for Formation Sharks Tangle With Navy Day Dance Nets
n of Soil Conservation District $130 for Relief Fund
N. Apalachicola Grid --
le- A hearing is to be held this at- p The committee, in charge of the
w ternoon at 2 o'clock in the court Team Here Tonight Navy Day dance, held October 27
le. house at Wewahitchka by the state at the Centennial Auditorium and
)0, conservation board to consider the 11-Man Gamewhich was sponsored by Willis V.
g matter of creating a soil conser- st 11-n Team Game Played Rowan Post 116, American Legion,
te ovation district .in Gulf county. eren Years; Locals Last Fri reportd yesterda that the affai
a The district would include all day Downed Apalachicola 19.0 r etted $130.60, which amount has
r. lands in the county except that In- been sent to the Navy Relief Fund.
. eluded wtihin the .incorporated Football fans of Port St. Joe to- On be-half of the Legion, Com-
cities of the county. light will have an opportunity to wander T. M. Schneider wishes to
n This is a public hearing, and ali witness the first 11-man game to thank everyone who assisted in
r landowners and anyone else inter- be played here in several years aking the affair a success, and
s. ested in the formation of such a whe the local school te particularly Miss Mary Stewart
o project are urged to attend, meets Apalachicola at 8 o'clock on
,- __ Centennial Field. The Sharks, have
0Seal all'readly played three 11-man tilts War Fund Drive
Christmas Seal Sale away from home.
e Will Ope Tn Nov 27 'l:le local boys, who two weeks Ends Tomorrow
e. Wil Open, NOV. 7 ago played a 0-0 t e with Blounts-
8 -__ town, showed definite improve.
e mnrent last Friday afternoon when Chairman McKnight Urges That
d H. H. Saunders, Sale Chairman, they defeated Chapman high at Contributions Be Sent In Now,
Announces Gulf County Apalachicola by a score of 19 to 0 As Quota Not Reached
6 Quota Is $750 in a hard-fought game.
1 The two teams looked all even The Florida War Fund total for
d Harry H. Saunders, Christmas until about three minutes before Gulf county now stands at $1,094,
e Seal Sale chairman of the Gulf the half, when Donald Linton took an. increase in contributions over
County Tuberculosis Association, a reverse around his own left the past week of only $70, accord-
announced yesterdayhat the 1944 end for 15 yard, and a touchdown ing to Harry McKnight, in charge
Chrisehind some nice downfield block- of the drive. The campaign, closes
Association headquarters and thea ing. Rhames' try for extra poin.- tomorrow, Armistice Day.
the seals, sold annually by the as-
the sociat tolanualbtheas-was a little wide, and the hail "I want to urge the people of
lsociation to finance its tuberc- ended with' St. Joe leading 6-0. Gulf county who have every inten-
losis. control work, will be ds- The Sharks received the kickoff tion of contributing to PLEASh
tribute to Gulf county residents to begin the second half and either drop your contribution in
Sy mail on November 2 G imarchedt down the field) to a toucar- the mail right now, or hand it to
year is $750," saiGul Mr. Sacounderty this down without losing the ball. L any merchant or member of hil
nyea"Groups of volunteers have been ton and Rhames alternated in personnel, telling him that it is 1
organized to fold these sheets or moving the ball down field, ana for the War Fund," said Mr. Mc-
hristmasn Seals anto insert them Carl Guilford didi his part by hi,,- Knight. "Personal contacts will be
Chrin envelopeals and I hopethemat all ting the center .of she line. for nice made before the campaign closes
Senvelopeth gains. Rhames circled right ena; in order to gather in most of those
who receive them will send their gain s,.
checks in immediately." for the last 15 yards and, a toucn- gifts which are intended but over-
This year's seal carries a mod- down. Linton hit the line for the looked by the donors. If some are
ernistic picture of a postman extra point, and St. Joe led 13-0. asked who have already given, ita
holding an envelope in his up- The Sharks scored their thira is unintentional." p
raised hand. The design was se- and last touchdown a few minutes A letter was received this week f
elected in memory of Einar Hol- later with Linton going off tackle from James Johnson who is with
Sboell, Danish postal clerk, who for the last two yards. The try for the Fifth Armored Division in i
first had the idea of selling the point was wide, and: the local team France. He recently had a 48-hout
Chistmas Sea to raise funds to led 19 to 0. rest period) from front line duty
help the sick. With the, approval The Apalachicola boys made and said' that the shows and the
of postal authorities, the seals their only real threat in the first two nights' sleep were what he
were put on sale' in postoffices quarter when they took the balt enjoyed, most. He. wrote that his
throughout Denmark 40 years ago on their own two-yard line and brother Harry, with the Sixtn a
this Christmas. Three years later marched to the St. Joe 20 before Armored, is also enjoying a short N
the idea was adopted in this coun- they lost the pigskin on downs', rest, and that a USO camp show 1
try. The entire line played, a good was the first thing he enjoyed' dur- f
The sale of Christmas Seals in defensive game and the blocking Ing the rest period. a
Gulf county is the sole support of showed improvement as big holes That's front line news, unso- N
the Gulf County Tuerculosts As- were opened. up for the ball car- elicited. If anyone should be un- 3
association, so be sure to send in (Continued on Page 2) convinced that the War Fundo' ,
the money for the seals you will nec w
receive shortly. PHOTOS OF PORT INN tribution, then we feel that he
-- FIRE NOW AVAILABLE never will be convinced. a
W e still urge everyone to pleas ,
Visiting In Alabama ---- get that contribution in NOW. M
Mrs,. Ellen Kirkland' and Mrs. The Star has, on hand, twelve _____ a_
Helen Skinner and children left 4 x 5-inch glossy print photographs s N
Thursday morning for Auburn, of the, Port Inn going up in flames. KIWANIS NEWS w
Ala., for several weeks' visit. Mrs. These are available to our reader Fi
Kirkland will visit her daughter, at 20 cents each, which .is but five The club is sponsoring a dance
Margie, who is in college there, cents above the actual cost of the Saturday night for service men I
and Mrs. Skinner will visit with' negatives and, prints. from Camp Gordan Johnston. The
her mother. dance, under the direction of Miss B]
Major W. C. Forehand Visits Mary Stewart,. will be held at the he
Promoted To Staff Sergeant Maj. Wm. C. Forehand of Ko- Centennial Building. We under- u
Mr. and Mrs, George Wimberly komo, Ind., nephew of W. C. Fore- stand that this will be a type S
and daughter Jan, drove to Talla- hand .of Highland View, stopped cin
hassee last Friday night to meet over in this city Wednesday en J. C. Culpepper held' an organl-,
their son, George Jr. He was re- route, to Miami for a brief visit nation meeting of the local Cub
cently promoted to staff sergeant. with his uncle. The major has re- Scouts' at the Legion Hut Wed-
Congratulations, George, keep up cently returned from a year's ser- nesday night. da
the good work. vice wtih the AAF in England. Last week's attendance was, ex- re
____ __ cellent, when. the club met at the M
Attending Conference Mrs. R. W. Smith In Hospital Hut. T. E. Maloney and "Bob" E,
Rev. 0. D. Langston, pastor of The many friends of Mrs. R. W. Smith were guests of the club.
the local Methodist Church, left Smith will regret to learn she is A general checkup on commit-
Tuesday for Montgomery, Ala., a patient at the municipal hos- tees shows that most of them are I
where he is attending the annual pital, having undergone, an opera- active. The underprivileged child ch
conference of his church. tion Tuesday. committee, under Doc Norton, has wi
------- ------ a project underway; the boys and ri
From Pensacola Over Week-end Attend Ford Meeting girls committee is very active, and
Pvt. Carlyle Matthews of Colum- Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Anderson public affairs and wartime citi-
bus, Ohio, -and Cornelius VanHorn attended the convention of Ford zenship committees, are assisting
and Jack Pitts of Pensacola vis- dealers in Atlanta last week. They in USO plans and activities. The W
ited relatives and friends here, were accompanied by Mr. and Cub Scout sponsoring committee is gu
over the week-end. Mrs. Manny Brash ofApalaohicola. also active. W
Pepper, 'Caldwell and Watson Re'
ceive Large Majorities; Labor
Amendment Snowed Under
While complete returns are not
available on the results of Tue-.
day's election, out of six of the
eight precincts of the county Pres-
ident Roosevelt received 1042
votes against Dewey's, 65.
in the senatorial race Claude
Pepper polled, 916 votes and his
Republican opponent, Miles Dra-
per chalked up 61.
Millard Caldwell received 938 of
the county's vote for governor
against 36 for B. L. Acker,
In the race for state attorney
general J. Tom Watson received
981 votes, against 36 for J. IL
Amendment 5, which would ban
the closed shop in Florida, was
overwhelmingly voted down thru-
out the county, there being 593
votes cast against its. passage and
109 in favor of it. Incomplete re-
turns from over the state indicate
that the measure will 'be defeated.
Incomplete county returns on
the. other proposed constitutional
amendments were as follows,: No.
1-125 for, 124 against; No. 2-
197 for, 120 against; ..No. 3-136
for, 171 against; No: 4-160 for,
187 against; No. 6-111 for, 186
against; No. 7- 165 for, 158
against; No. 8-122 for, 23'i
against; No. 10-111 for, 156
against. (No. 9 was declared us-
constitutional by the state su-
)reme court and was removed
from the ballot.)
A total of 628 ballots were cast
n Port St. Joe, as, follows:
Roosevelt, 477; Dewey, 51.
Pepper, 471; Draper, 24.
Caldwell, 496; Acker, 48.
Watson, 482; Schad, 24.
Amendments-No. 1, 94 for, S
against; No. 2, 129 for, 89 against;
No. 3, 94 for, 119 against; No. 4,
06 for, 105 against; No. 5, 111
or, 2813 against; No. 6, 76 for, 115
against; No. 7, 113 for, 98 against;
ro. 8, 78 for, 155 against; No. 10,
5 for, 98 against.
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Perry had
s their guests over the week-end
[r. and Mrs. W. T. Perry and sou,
nd Willard Whitaker of Donald-
onville, Ga., and Sgt. Fred Perry,
ho is now stationed' at Keisler
To Make Home Here.
Little Ellen Marie McFarland o
lountstown has arrived to make
er home here with her aunt Aia
ncle, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Maddox.
he will attend school 'here dur-
g this term.
iMiss Erline McClellan,left Tues-
ly on her vacation. She will visit
latives andt friends in Lookout
mountain, Tenn., Atlanta, Ga., and
ufaula, Ala., before returning.
Doc Norton Away
Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Norton and
.ildren left last Friday for a visit
th the doctor's mother in Har-
Louisiana Visitors -
Mrs,. W. C. Warner and' W. .
arner of Bastrop, La., are the
ests of Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
arner for two weeks.
Pvblished 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, Fla., under Act of March 3, 1879.
SUBSCRIPTION INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year.......$2.00 Six Months.......0$1.00
-.- Telephone 51 #--
TO ADVERTISERS-In case of error or omissions in adver-
tisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for
damages further than amount received for such advertisement.
The spoken rword is given scant attention; the printed word
is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asrte;
the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
SHOP AND MAIL EARLY
In wartime the needs of our armed forces
come first. And so, with this in mind, Uncle
Sam is determined that Christmas shopping,
which usually reaches huge proportions in
SHARKS TANGLE WITH
(Continued from page 1)
riers. The backfield ran hard and
shook off many wouldrbe tacklers.
The 'boys came out of the game
'last Friday in fine shape,, with the,
exception of Ralph Silva, who re-
ceived a knee injury. It is hoped
that he. will be ready to go into
Tentative starting lineup for
toniight's' tilt is: Taunton, left
end; Coleman, left tackle; Stev-
ens, left guard'; Parrish, center;
Ramsey or Plair, right guard;
Pridgeon, right end; Traxler, quar-
terback; Rhames, left 'half; Lin-
ton, right half; Silva or Guilford,
Tickets for tonight's game will
be on sale on the streets today
and everyone is urged to purchase
one, whether they attend the game
or not, as the school has. gone to
considerable expense to replace
the poles and add more lights at
--- -- K-- ____ -
Pvt. and Mrs. Whit Christian
a1nd son, John, returned home Sun-
day night from Cedartown, Ga.,
where: they were called byi the ill-
ness of Mrs. Christian's father,
December, shall not interfere this year with
the war traffic in any way. Therefore he is
urging the American public to complete the
sending of Christmas packages to recipients
in this country by December 1.
To this end the Office of Defense Trans-
portation has enlisted the assistance of the
postal service, the Railway Express Agency
and other important package carrying me-
diums in putting this plan across. Together
with retail stores everywhere, they 'are back-
ing up the slogan, "Shop early and send your
Christmas packages before December 1!"
Citizens of Port St. Joe and Gulf county
will be contributing directly to the war ef-
fort by co-operating in this drive.
According to Uncle Joe, the farmer and
the city feller are pretty much alike. They're
just ignorant on different subjects.-Coun-
Maybe Mister Dewey realizes now that
distortion of facts and plain mud-slinging
doesn't get a candidate very far.
Mrs. T. H. Strickland and son
returned Monday from a week's
visit in Quincy with her mother,
Mrs. R. P. Gainous. She also vis4
ited in Bainbridge, Ga.
'Mrs. Roy Evans left Saturday,
for Graceville to visit her aunt,
Mrs. Sally Brooks. Before return-
ing home she will visit her sTsler
in Birmingham, Ala.
Master Billy McKeithen spent
last week in Panama City visiting
his, grandparents, Capt. and. Mrs.'
'Mr. and Mrs. Yawal Wages
spent Sunday in Apalachicola, the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Mr. and Mrs. George Suber ane
son and Mrs. G. W. Milstead vis-
ited. their sister, and aunt, Miss
Kathaleen Thagardi, at the ChaL
tahooichee hospital last Sunday.
Miss' Thagard andl Mrs. Subse
were victims of an auto accideiit.
several weeks ago.
Rev. and Mrs. Alton McKeithen
returned last Friday from Birm-
ingham, Ala., where, they attended
a minister'si conference.
Mrs. L. P. Clements of Tampa
is. the guest this week of her
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Nick Comforter.
Mrs. B. H. Saddler and children
of Tampa arrived Tuesday to,visit
her mother, Mrs. L. C. Wise, for
a few days.
Mrs. Harold Moore and children,
Harold. Jr., and Carol Ann, of Mo-
bile, Ala., are the guests 'this week
of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Hunt.
ALKA SELTZER offers
*fast relief for Headache,
S Simple eurafgia, "Morn-
ing After", Cold Distress,
Muscular Pains and
l-t^ l ~Ask your Druggist-
S30 Cents and 60 Cerits
Dr. Miles Nervinne for O O
Sleeplessness, Ner* t ae Vn |u
s Irritability, A en Iu
Excitability and A Are I
SNervo Head- e m1tf
ache. Read diree- K/
K^-- -- Get your daily quota of
Vitamins A and D and B-
Complex by taking ONE-
A-DAY (brand) Vitamin
tA' cal, convenient. At
I-o oh b your drug store-
li Look forthe big 1 on box.
J. A. M. CLUB MEETS
WITH VERNA 'SMITH
The regular meeting of the J.
A. M. Clab was held Monday night
at the 'home of Mrs. Verna Smitu
on Monument Avenue. After tla
regular activities of the club, tnu
hostess served a delicious salsa
course to those present.
The next meeting of the clur
will be held, with Mrs. C. E. Boy.er
at her home on Fourth Street.
Mrs. Bert Hall and son, Norman,
spent the week-end in Blountstown
visiting relatives and, friends, re-
turning home Tuesday.
Mrs.. A. E. Sarvis of Carrabelle
is visiting her son and family, Mr.
and Mrs. R. W. Smtih.
PHONE 69 J
Pvt. George B. Connell of Eglin
Field spent the week-end here
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
*Mrs.. Mildred Lockwood of ET
Paso, Texas, was the 'guest last
Friday of her aunt, Mrs. L. H.
SHINE YOUR SHOES!
We have the largest stock
of Shoe Polish in Port St.
Joe.... All makes! All col-
ors! Paste and Liquid.
PORT ST. JOE
MILL WORK AND
* p e h
TO have your life insurance program
complete it should not only provide sustaining in-
come while your children are growing up, but also
income to continue during the lifetime of your
wife. Will your wife have the independence she
deserves-a home and income of her own-if you
are not here to see to it? ... Or will she be de-
pendent on her children?
The answer is up to you. And it can be
the right one if you arrange now for the Jefferson
Standard4Wife Protector Plan which will provide
a lifetime of security. Ask for complete details,
pt no cost, today.
OFFICE ST. JOE MOTOR CO. TELEPHONE 37
JE FE SO TA DAR
: indicated Content
Available from Commercial News Providers"
tmp!i dowm W r g4g
Q ~=- ANEW. -
410- mUND 4w 4*
a One4ow- dm 4-ono- -
You can nOw secure
Lumber for maintenance
Most Materials Are Available
Loans Are Available For Repairs
Soderberg Lumber Co.
THE STAR, P"RT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10,IM
FRIDAY. N~IVEMBER 10, 1944 THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA WAGE THREE
MR. AND MRS. MIZE HOSTS andi coffee.
TO TUESDAY SUPPER CLUB Those present to enjoy this al,-
iMr. and Mrs. G. R. Mize were fair were Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Crox-
hosts to the Tuesday Night Supper ton, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ramsey,
Club last week at their home on Mr. and Mrs.. Jack Frost, Mr. and
Seventh Street. The living room Mrs. Whaley Johnson and Mr. and
was attractively decorated in the Mrs. H. N. Roberts.
Hallowe'en motif with pumpkins, Tr *
spooks andl goblins. Mr. and Mrs. Proctor VanHorn
The hostess served a buffet sup- of Pensacola visited Sunday with
per consisting of fried, chicken-, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mira. Mr. Van-
creamed potatoes, peas, hot rolls, Horn remained over until Tuesday
pumpkin pie with whipped cream
to cast his vote.
.vFIRvST BAPTIST CHRCH
: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
"HOLDING FORTH THE WORD OF LIFE"
R. F. HALLFORD, Pastor Telephone 156
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1944
9:45-Sunday School for all.
I :00-Morning Worship. Sermon topic:
7:00--Baptist Training Union.
8:00-Evening Worship. Sermon topic:
"THE TWO-FOLD EFFECT OF CHRIST'S DEATH."
S EVERYBODY WELCOME!
METHODIST W. S. C. S.
The 'business meeting of the
Methodist Woman's Society for
Christian Service was held at the
church Monday afternoon with
Mrs. G. A. Patton leading the de-
votional and Mrs. J. L. Slharit pre-
siding over the business session.
Upon completion of the usual
business, Mrs. Sharit called' for
the rpbort of the nominating com-
mittee. This report, given by Mrs.
Mark Tomlinson, was unanimously
accepted and the present officers
re-elected. Mrs. John Rowan was
named to assist Mrs. Gus Creech,
Plans were made for some of
the ladies to visit the negro Meth-
odis.t church Sunday for the pur-
pose of helping them reorganize
their society. Mesdames G. A. Pat-
ton, R. G. Boyles, 0. D. Langston
and Nobie Stone were asked to
give talks at this time.
All members, of the, W. S. C. S.
were urged to attend, the birthday
party honoring the older members
which will he given at the church
on the regular program day, Mon-
day, November 20.
Circles will meet next week as
follows.: Mary Vic Mauk, with
Mrs. C. W. Jones.; Ruth Lawrence
with Mrs. Miles Hurlbut.
Mr. and! Mrs. E. L. Hobaugh and
D. B. Lay returned Sunday from
Monroe, La.. where they attended
a paper mill superintendent's con-
RECENT CHANGES in the War situation on both
fronts have skyrocketed demands for pulp-
The Pacific timetable has been stepped up-and
so have the needs for packaging materials and
shipping containers made of pulpwood.
Prospects of a Winter War in Europe require
many additional tons of. supplies packaged in
Because most packaging materials for the Armed
Forces come from the South, the nation looks to us
to step up the supply of pulpwood immediately.
The importance of quality
Make every axe-stroke count. Cut only wood that
is sound and straight.
A Martin Theatre
"i-" Port St. Joe, Fla.
THEATRE. OPENS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Chapter 13 of Serial
- HIT NO. 2-
6 y/ ANDM IT'S HEADED
4Y .YOUR WAY! #
-k/ m Sm -. ., A
MONDAY and TUESDAY
NOVEMBER 13 14
LATEST NEWS EVENTS
"HUNTING DEVIL CATS"
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15
PAT O'BRIEN and
CAROL LANDIS in
Chapter 3 of Serial
THURSDAY and FRIDAY
NOVEMBER 16 17
LAST TIMES TODAY
b m STORsYOf AIiR UFT Cittitn I
VICTORY PULPWOOD COMMITTEE I
C. H. JOHNSON W. S. SMITH WU
J. B. WHITE, County Agent
"FRAUD BY MAIL"
"BATTLE for the MARIANNAS"
W. M. UPSHAW HONORED Teacher Association. Mr. McDaniel
ON 69TH BIRTHDAY will be assisted by Mrs. Jack
Mrs. W. M. Upshaw gave a sur- Price, chairman of the council
prise birthday supper Monday at committee of the Panama City Girl
the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. Scouts.
C. Pridgeon, at White City, hon- Al who are interested in the
oring her husband on his 69th Girl Scout movement and in or-
birthday. ganizing a troop in Port St. Joe
The table was laid with a lace. are especially invited to attend
table cover with the centerpiece this meeting, which is. scheduled
a bowl of red roses. The hostess for 3:45 p. m. next Thursday at
served a buffet supper consisting the. high school auditorium.
of chicken and rice, potato salad,
baked beans, raspberry jelly, cake MRS. DONALDSON HOSTESS
and ice cream. TO SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS
Enjoying the occasion were Mr. Mrs. M. J. Donaldson entertained
and Mrs. S. C. Pridgeon, Mr. and her .Sundlay school class Monday
Mrs. W. C. Pridgeon, Mr. and Mrb. at her home. Games of carroms,
Xndrew Martin and: baby, Mr. and ,bingo and lotto were played, after
Mrs. Harold Kirkland and baby, which Mrs. G. W. Donald-son asked
Sgt. and Mrs. Fred Gilmore ana 50 questions from the. Bible. and the
baby, Miss Wanda Mae Spencer, children answered them well.
and Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hinson' of Refreshments were served to
Panama City. the following members of the
'Mr. Upshaw was the recipient class who were present: Jimmy
of many useful gifts and all wished Helms, Marie Johnson, John Bar-
him many more happy birthdays. rier, Paul Edwin Ramsey and Joe
i* Donaldson. Visitors, were Barbara
P.-T. A. WILL MEET TO FORM Boyles, Sara Matthews, Margaret
GIRL SCOUT TROOP HERE Ann Bosarge, Elbert Sutton, Sara
The Baptist minister of Panma Sealy, Warring Murdock, Jenny
City, Rev. E. D. McDaniel, who Frost, Ediwina Howell, Alice Elder,
has-been such a help in organiz- Tommy Bartee, Merita Sutton ana
ing .the Girl Scout of Panama, will Conrad Keesee.
be the guest speaker next Thurs-r *
day afternoon at the regular meet- Mrs. Annie Cook of Panama City
ing of the Port St. Joe Parent- was shopping here last Friday.
SComing to the
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
' WAGE THREI
FRIDA, NOEMBE 10,1944
- :: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1944
.... ... tHE STAR, UORT ST. JOd, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Mrs. Clinton Miller of Panama
City and Mrs. Byron D. Morrisand
Miss Florence Morris of Apalach!-
cola were shopping here Tuesday.
Harold Powell, SC2/c, of Mo-
bile, Ala., spent the week-end here
with his wife.
Miss Doris Davis, Mrs. Nanny
E.Ford and Mrs. S.I..Melvin were
visitors from Wewahitchka last
RATES-One cent per word for one inser-
tion (count initials and figures as single
words); minimum charge 25 cents. Addi-
tion::1 insertions of same ad take lower
rate. To eliminate bookkeeping, all ads
must be paid for at time of first insertion.
SHOTGUN FOR SALE-16 gauge
L. C. Smith, and 2 boxes shells;
$65. See Dan J. Brooks at the
FOR SALE-Fine saddle horse,
saddle and bridle. See Mrs. La-
mar Longshore, Wewahitchka, Fla.
Phone 9. 11-3tf
AUTOMOBILES FOR SALE
PICK-UP TRUCK-Chevrolet; pre
war tires; entire truck in good
condition. Call at The Star office
for information. 11-24*
LOST AND FOUND
LOST-iMan's Waterman fountain
pen covered with silver filigree.
Believed lost near Port Inn at time
of fire; $5 reward. Return to The
Star office. 11-17*
FISH BAIT Fresh, clean worms
that are guaranteed to get the
fish for you. See Eddie Beverly
in the Sheffield colored quarters.
\ PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that, in
response to one certain petition,
the State Soil Conservation Board
will hold a -public hearing, at the
County Court House, Wewahitch-
ka, Gulf County, Florida, on No-
vember 10, 1944, 2:00 p. m. to con-
sider the desirability and neces-
sity of creating, in the public In-
terest, a soil conservation district
to include all lands lying within
the boundaries of Gulf County,
Florida, except that included with-
in the incorporated limits of towns
and cities, within said County. Ac-
tion taken pursuant to the Florida
Soil Conservation Districts Act,
Chapter 582, Acts of 1939.
All owners and occupiers of land
within the limits of the above de-
scried territory, and all other In-
terested persons have the right to
attend this wearing and be heard.
Published November 3 and 10,
A. P. SPENCER, Administrator
State: Soil Conservation Board.
TEEI'ETTE CLUB RECEIVES
SIGNAL HONOR IN INITIAL
ISSUE OF "DIXIIE DIGEST"
In the first issue of the "Dixie
Digest," a four-page -bulletin being
Issued by the American Red Cross
reporting on community participa-
tion in the camp and hospital pro-
'gram in the southeastern area, the
Te.enette Club of Port St. Joe, out
of all such clubs in the seven
States, received notable mention.
Says the Digest:
"The 'Teenettes' is a club com-
posed of 12, 13 and, 14-year-old
girls in Port St. Joe, Fla. They
were organized in May, and have
functioned throughout the summer.
"These children not only have
fun in a social way, but they are
doing a lot of constructive work.
During the past three months they
have cut, made and finished 145
kit bags. They have collected and
delivered, to the Tyndall Field hos-
pital 750 magazines and 52 vic-
trola records, and at the present
time are collecting potted plants
to. be placed in the wards at this
"The officers of this club are:
Miss Maxie Brown, president;
Miss Betty Sue McPhaul, vice-
president; Miss Marjorie Smith,
secretary, and Miss Sara Jo Cos-
"At each meeting of the Midd-le
Gulf Council, two Teenettes are I
sent as representatives. At the Mr. and Mrs. Dan Aide of Tar-
last council meeting, which was pon Springs, Fla., were guests this
.held at Dale Mabry Field, the dele- week of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Porter.
gates were' Miss Hazel Barke ania Mr. and Mrs. Guy Little of Wa-
Miss Dorothy Minus." kulla Springs were visitors in
-- ----town Tuesday.
Pvt. and Mrs. Charles Crawford
and daughter of Greencove Springs
were visiting relatives, and friends
here this week. Pvt. Crawford
will report to Fort Meadie, Mary-
land, when he returns to duty.
Mrs. Lillian Carter of Panama
City was the guest Sunday of Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Powell.
Mr. and Mrs H.. H. Hinson of
FPaama City were the guests this
week of Mrs. Hinson's niece and
family, Mr. and Mrs .Harold Kirk-
THE STORE WHERE YOUR DOLLAR HAS THE MOST CENTS
A Complete Line of
Groceries -- Meats Dry Goods
PHONE 136 W
PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
Advertising doesn't cost--it PAYS!
We are justly proud of our pre-
scription department and cordially
invite you to inspect it. Only regis-
tered pharmacists compound pre-
scriptions, and only the finest chem-
icals, pharmaceuticals, and biologi-
cals are used. Vilt us and become
better acquainted with our service.
W e m Mawck uhemi Chem ce
Phone 5 Port St. Joe
We Fill Any Doctor's Prescription
Invested by the Florida National Group
in North Florida City and County Bonds
The progress of regioti can
usually be measured by the pro-
gressive spirit of its 'communities ,
Towns and cities with unpaved
streets, lack'of sewer systems
and other major public improve-
ments bespeak of a poor and
,Yet no matter how progressive
a community's viewpoint, it takes
money to make improvements
*.. large sums of money that are
needed at once.'Taxes finally pay
'for the improvements; but taxes
can't pay for them immediately
'without heavily overburdening
the taxpayers.' So bonds are is-
sued to finance the work. The
buyer of the bonds becomes,
indirectly, a benefactor of the
community even though the
securities were purchased merely'
Las a sound business proposition.
"D- 0 -- '-
Banks of the Florida National
Group have a large holding of,
Florida city and county bonds-
$19,500,000 worth of such bonds,
in fact. These bonds were bought'
as a good investment, yes, but
also because they represented an
opportunity to contribute to'
Included in this $19,500,000
total are $5,236,925 in bonds
issued by eleven North Florida
counties and communities there-
in. Their purchase by the Florida
National Group Banks as an in-'
vestment has enabled these coun-
ties, towns, cities and road and
school districts to keep in the
vanguard of progress. We might'
have chosen to invest our money
elsewhere, but we are proud toi
say that we preferred to invest it
where it would benefit these
North Florida counties and their
I __~ _~__~~_ (