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VOLUME IX PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1946 NUMBER 19
Senior Class To
Present Pl a y
Three-Act Comedy, 'Don't Be Bash-
ful,' Will Be Given At
The senior, class of the Port St.
Joe high school will present their
class play, a three-act comedy,
'Don't Be Bashful," at 8 o'clock
next Friday night, February 15, at
the high school auditorium.
The cast is as follows:
Nancy Adams -------Hazel Cason
Walter Adams ---. Howard Kelly
Grace Adams -- Frenchie Wooden
Ken Hunt --------- Jack Mahon
Sam Hunt ------- Maurice Maige
/Judy Hunt --- Betty Sue McPhaul
Larry Marshal ----- Dan. Coleman
Phyllis Burke -- Margaret Tharpe
Frances Terry ---- Bunny Martin
Caroline Green -_ Eloise Scheffer
Officer Pluck ---- Wesley Ramsey
S-ene of the. play is the living
raoom of the Adams cottage at a
popular summer resort. It is just a
peaceful June day until 'Nancy
Adams suddenly decides to becomern
a wolf and get her man instead of
a sheep buried in a book. Naturally
.she couldn't use the simple way of
just telling the guy -she had to
stir up a rumpus and go about it
the hard way. It's a good thing she
did choose the hard! way, though,
otherwise this play would be over
in about ten minutes.
In the first act Nancy steals a
painting and. makes up. hew mind.
During the second act some guy
gets poisoned 'from ;eating a nuw
cook's food, and in the third 1act
the mystery is solved-naturally.
If you believe this review is
brief and you're curious, the best
way to satisfy your curiosity is to
'gq 'and see the play next Friday
Gardner Opens Eating ,
Place On Gulf Highway
After many delays diue 'to scar-
city of' materials sand' equipment.
Walter Gardner finally opened his
new eating place Saturday' on the
Beacon Hill highway two and a
half mile's from this. city.
The new establishment is spic
and span and after eating some
of his fried chicken "we can well
believe what Walter claims that
he. has ones of the finest chefs, to
be found between New Orleans
In addition to serving this sufper-
delicious fried chicken, the estab-
lishment also serves choice steaks,
a variety of seafoods and all kind,
We suggest that you throw the
family Into the. old bus next Sun-
day and drive out 'there for a din-
ner that you won't forget for a
School- Library Is
Gifts of $500 and $400 and 300 Vol-
umes Bring 1500-Book
Goal In Sight
By MARJORIE PHILYAW
Last week contained so many
happenings, in the life of the school
library that wArd of mouth could,
not spread all of the good news, so
again we depend on Editor Bill and
The Star for dissemination.
Due to the benev61lence of Mrs.
Alfred I. duPont, a book order for
some 260 books was mailed. Mrs.
duPont gave, $500 to the library,
and with the discount for cash their
amount was stretched to $625.
In addition to this unexpected
gift, the P.-T. A. contributed. $400,
Race for Senate Fo
Seat Promises Four
To Be Hot One'
Three Men Line Up Against One
Woman for Toga of Chas.
O. Andrews Basket
When the ,qualifying deadline
fell last week in the race to fill
the senatorial seat soon to be va-
cated by U. S. Senator Charles 0.
Andrews, Florida Democrats were
Taced with what promises to be
bane of the most hotly-contested
De-mocratic senatorial campaigns
in the history of the state.
As 'the deadline fell, Broward1
county's Mrs. Polly Rose Balfe.
and another book .order is pains- first woman candidate for the sen-
takingly being selected to make ate in Florida's. history, apparently
use of that fund. Approximately was not the, least dismayed by the
300 books were given by another tight which promises to -develop
source, aidd the donor will be made' against her three male opponents,
known at a later date. Since co- Lex Green, former congres-sman;
operation has exceeded expecta-
tions. the goal of 1500 volumes by
the end of this school year is
The need and use of these
books is not questioned, but sev-
eral persons have asked, where we
will put all of them. Mr. Biggart
is rearranging -the room schedule
in order to place the library in a
larger room, and the St. Joe Wood
Shop is making shelves from
maple wood. Tom Owens, county
superintendent, recently secured
(Continued .on page ,) ....
Fire Chief Asks Streets
Be Cleared For Truck
Fire 'Chief Dan Brooks is asking
the co-operation of the public In
keeping the s'Oreets elear when the
truck is going to ,a fire.
In the past it has been the habit
of many motorists to start backing
out into the s.h'edt as soon as they
hear the fire siren. The 'truck, al-
ways comes up Reid, Avenue :to
pick up the firemen before pro-
ceeding 'to the fire, and if it Is
forced to stop because of a car in
the way, much valuable time is
Let's all co-operate by pulling to
the side of the street when we
hear the truck siren-remember, it
might be your house that is on
fire and a few moments lost might
mean the difference between sav-
ing the building or having it com-
Firestone Store Takes
In Adjoining Building
In order to take clare of rapidly
increasing business and provide
room for the many new items be-
ing placed on the market, B. VW.
Eells has practically doubled the
---------- size of his Firestone Store by tak-
GOT ANY SPARE CATS? ing in the adjoining building form.
HIorace S:ule, down there at the erly occupied by the ration board
St. Joe Hard.ware Company store, office.
seems to have picked up "a cat A portion of tl e partition be-
complex some place and desires to tween the tw.o stores' has been re-
.give a home. to orphaned and un- moved allowing a much neater ar-
wanted felines. To that end( he's I rangement of displays and admit-r
running,. a classified ad in this is- ting more light.
sue for 300 cats. So if you have ----------
any felines to get rid of, take 'em VISITING PASTOR
down to Horace-he'll give then Rev. J. B. Ansley of the Spring-
a good home. (He claims he's not field Baptist Church, Panama City,
doing this to get votes.) will be the guest pastor at the lo0
---- ----- cal Baptist Church next Sunday.
Has Mother As Guest I His morning topic will be "That
Mrs. J. Lamar Milleri has as her Which Was Lost" and the evening
-guest her mother, Mrs. T. E. Castle- topic will be "Striving for Pa-
lperry of. Fitzgerald', Ga. tience." ,
-Henry Burch, Orlando real estate
broker just back fro1 the army,
and Spessard L. Holland, former
It may develop into' a veteran's
campaign, with the men back from
World \WVar II figuring prominently
in the voting. Holland was in
World War I and Green was only
recently released from the navy ot
World War II, in which he en-
listed after Millard Cald'well de-
feated' him for the governorship;
Burch was a WorlM ::War II ser-
geant. Past records show that
Mrs: Bal-e is a veteran in-the field
of politics', and! she is a former
'Democratic national committee-
What may have otherwise been
a colorless contest between old-
timers in the political arena, using
the same old dogma of political
dramatics, will now take on a bril-
liance of tone through this new
note in an old game three mell
againts one woman.
Ask Help In Clearing
Area For Playground
The St. Joe Recreation Assocla-
tion has secured the services of
a tractor from th'e St. Joe Paper:
Company to, be used in clearing up
a playground in the tract of land
across Long Avenue from the
school, back of the water tanks.
Underbrush is to, be. cleared
away in order that swings, sand
boxes and a slide may be erected,
and, it is esti-mated that the serv-
i,:es of at, least 75 men for an hour
or two each will be needed to do
the job. Anyone' desiring to vol-
unteer is asked to contact Joe
Boys Win Si:
Port St. Jo
ing double f.o
son, as 1945-
ning of a gr:
team for the
record of w.h
son to, date i
Both the 'b
year. They ar
shorts and pu
back of the
jacket is issue
The boys. ]
Gus and K
bought the in
in the Creech
knownn as C:
into the spor
will remain wi
Gus and K
ere6t a newn
near the Sincl
soon as mat
able. They a
n this city is
teen Entries In
ball Teams One Woman Contender Adds
New Note To Forthcom-
ing Promise ing City Election
x Out of Nine Games When the deadline fell Monday
s Break Even In for qualifying in the forthcoming
their Tilts city commissioner election to be
e boosters are receiv- held Tuesday, February 14, when
)r their admission and five new members will be .named,
g this basketball sea- as the cityus governing body, four-
-46 marks the egin-teen candidates had. thrown their
eat high school girls' hats into thle ring, and, one of them
future and a present was the latest creation-a woman's
ich we can be proua. ch.apeau.
evidence of the sea- Those who had qualified, up to
s as. follows: Thursday of last week were J. R.
We They I Chestnut, B. B. Conklin, Horace
47 35 Soule, Roy Evans, J. L. Sharit, 1.
23 18 C. Nedley and J. W. Duncan.
9 32 Those who qualified since the
rings -------- 23 25 last issue 'of The, Star are Mrs,. R.
-16 19 R. Minus, Jack Fowler, Ben C. Wil-
21 8 liamsl, W'atson Smith J. S. Shirey,
----.. 11 13 C. H. "Whaley" Johnson and L.
-- ---- 16 15 V. Owens.
oys' and girls' teams Apparently all candidates are al-
d new uniforms this iady hard' at work campaigning
e of new gold with a and all have found, that the aver-
side stripe on the age voter has one thought in
irple numerals on the mind, and that is they want to'
shirts. A warm-up know how the city',s tax money isi
ed with the two-piece being spent.
Much figuring ahd,,ni,.tion
ha.ye' :. J .,:?. ge..Ugs '.s'h. ?'i.ay :.J' ,m1-.. "- :"7 : -
d on Page Five) but by the candidates, as. 'to how
-T- many votes will be necessary for
others Buy Out election. Estimate run from 85 to
200, since there are so many in
Laundry Interest the race, anid' it is estimated that
there will be approximately 600
:enneth Creech have ballots cast.
terest of Dan Brooks The entry- of Mrs. Minus into the
h & Brooks Laundry 'ace adds a new note in local pol_-
h the concern will be tics, and, almost everyone seems to.
reech Brothers Laun- be of the opinion that slhe will poll
and Tailors. a large vote. When interviewed
, who intends to go yesterday about her entering the
ting goods' and elec- fray against thirteen male oppon-
ce business as soon ents, Mrs. Minus said: "Let's- go.
s'e becomes available, The battle's on, and may the best
ith the laundry as as- mnan--or woflan-win."
er for several weeks A majority of the candidates
have announcements in this issue.
en are planning to ------
building far their > Highland View Garage
air service station as Is Destroyed By Fire
erial becomes avail-
ilready have a few The Port St. Joe fire .department
ks on the lot. was called out at 2:30 Mo.nday
-ml----- morning to tight a blaze at Higli-
'ical Concern land View that destroyed a garage
S operated by 0. W. Davis. Davis
his Week In City had purchased the garage business,
from Noah Johnson just a few
less concern to open lays previously.
the St. Joe Electric The building, which belonged to
ilra. S0op which opened its doors this W. C. Forehand, was completely
w- v-wek in the Costin building on destroyed, as were two cars and
County ets $2,000 iMonument Avenue. several car motors. Total loss was
Operating the new firm are W. approximately $3500. No insurance
More From Race Fund H. Pierson and, W. M. Priest, both was carried.
expsrie-nced electricians, having The local fire department could
Clerk J. R. Hunter this week re. been in this line for 20 years, or 'do nothing to save the garage due
ceived a check for $20,000 from 0m1ore, and both are filly capable to lack of water, -but managed to
the state .comptroller's office as iof coping with any an.d all electrl- keep the flames from spreading to
t.h second installment of Gulf cal problems from rewinding a aC'joinii.g buildings.
county's share o'f the record statr motor to wiring a new building. The fire department was called
racing tax collection. Thlese gentlemen come here from, out Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock
A check for $18,000 was received Panama City. where they were em- to k.cep und-r control a grass fire
last month,k, and the $38,000 re- polyed at the Wainwright Ship- between the railroad shops and
ceived .so far this. season is $5000 yard. th.e section houses. No damage was
above the a-mount the state guar- ----- ---- done.
antees each county. It is $25,000 DISCHARGED FROM NAVY -------- -
more than had been received by H. L. Trawick received his dis- ASSIGNED OVERSEAS
the same date in 1944, the previous i charge from the navy Tuesday at S/Sgt. Monroe C. Duncan has re-
record year. i New Orleans and is' now at home. turned to Fort McPherson, Atlanta,
Additional payments will be re- He says' he sure got a big lift out Ga.. for fan overseas assignment.
cetved by Gulf county, as: the ras- Iof,, The Star which he received He has re-enlisted for another
ing taxes come intothe treasury. during his time. in the service. ,: three years in.. the,.army.
E FR H
Published Every Friday'at Port St Joe, FIla
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.
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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 rord is given scant attention; the printed word
is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts;
the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
HANG THIS UP FOR REFERENCE
With all our local drug stores handling
DDT, the insecticide that has worked mir-
acles in controlling or eliminating many pests
(politicians seem immune to it), and the U. S.
Public Health Service formulating plans to
spray Gulf county homes in the near future,
our readers are urged to keep the following
precautions in mind if they are going to have
anything to do with DDT:`
Keep DDT insecticides where they will not
be used as medicine or in foods.
Wash thoroughly hands and any parts of
the skin that come in contact with oil solu-
Avoid inhalation from sprays and aerosol
bombs (bug bombs to you).
If large-scale application is made, a mask is
advised to avoid irritation from kerosene or
inhalation of DDT.
Some ventilation is necessary during treat-'
Watch out for fire.
Cover or remove any food when DDT 7s
being applied; cover the goldfish boiV; re-
move the canary from the room.
Do not spray dogs, cats, husbands or other
similar household pets.
Keep children and pets away from sprayed
areas until sprays have dried.
When a candidate is going about over the
country soliciting votes he wants to he called
Jim, Bill, Tom, Honest John, or whatever his
first name may be. When he's elected he
goes off in a huff if you don't address him as
"the most esteemed honorable," and the like.
An optimist is a fellow who thinks all this
money the government has been advancing
won't have to 'be paid back.
NOW OPEN .
Serving the best in
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The various styles of furniture accurately
reflect the manners and attitudes of the pe-
riod in which they were developed. ITudor
furniture, for example, bears the imprint of
the heavy stolidity of Henry VIl's time.
Roccoco furniture accurately portrays the
floridity of Florentine Italy. The stateliness
of Queen Anne's England is mirrored in a
charming style still popular today. So close is
the interrelation that, as in the case of Mr.
Chippendale the design changed in the life-
time of a single designer.
Therefore, one can only accept with qualms
an announcement that American furniture
makers, their slates wiped clean by wartime
concentration of materiel of war, are bring-
ing out new designs to fill the backlog of ac-
If the designs reflect the times, as experi-
ence would indicate, the furniture will be
strange indeed. It will be rickety, as our
world is. The fabric will probably come 'apart
at the seams, as civilization threatens to do.
Stylistically, it will seem unable to make up
its mind. The chairs will be uneasy ones. And
we shall be 'lucky if they don't fall apart al-
together. -Omaha World-Herald.
RAZOR VS. POWDER PUFF
Ever feel embarrassed when your wife or
girl friend hauls out lipstick and compact and
proceeds to "make up" her face in public?
Well, if you have, here's your chance to pay
them back, as it were, in their own coin.
Seems that 'a Lynn, Mass., inventor named
Ralph G. Arey has come up with a vest pocket
razor that requires neither soap, water nor
electricity to do a good job on your beard. All
you have to do is take it out-any place, any
time-and start shaving and let the whis-
kers fall where they may.
Chances are the lady in your life will ob,
ject strenuously to any move on your part to
bring this hitherto strictly bathroom operation
into the open which, of course, gives you
the opportunity you want to talk compro-
mise. In othe words, you should have the
edge on her in this matter of propriety -a
razor's edge, as it were. -Miami Post.
Claims have been put forth that a trip into
the stratosphere will cute hay fever. Well,
now that we've contacted the moon by radio
perhaps soon we will be sending people on a
trip to the moon to cure lunacy.
Headline in Jacksonville Times-Union: "Tax
Official Clubs Guest." A lot of us taxpayers
at times feel like clubbing our tax officials.
Keep smiling-and buy U S Savings Bonds.
The Low Down
Editor The Star:
This speech of Uncle Harry's
which he made a short time back,
the one. about the state of the na-
tion and the mess we're all in, wal,
there wuz one part where the
president wuz 100 per cent on the
beam-and right-and steppin' on
nobuddy's toes. And no difference
'bout .your politics, you kin do as
Uncle Harry sez-or we kin keep
on bein' in a heck of a mess. He
sez, write to 'congress. So I dons
took his advice. And I done writ
the boss-man hisself direct, and
sent a copy to Senator 'Claudius
I sez, Mr. President, your pro-
granmme like you explained on the
air, where you want to put Uncle
Sambo in the game and be every-
thing from playing' fust base and
second 'base and right and left
field, etc., versus jest bein' the
umpire, it is 100 per cent wrong.
I didn't mince no words. The USA
ain't headed for no crackup, an'1
chaos ain't jest around the corner,
and no revolution is a-brewin', 1
sez, if you don't let the boys with
the horn-rim specs lead you off'n
the path and into the ways' of how
it is over there on the Volga. Two
million guys, I sez, in all kinds of
bureaus, they kin think up plenty.
And with 2 million still there, it
ain't no under they is. dirty work
at the cross-roads. Don't be. mis-
led and be a sucker, I sez-and 1
thank you fer asking' me to write.
Yours with the low down,
And how about the crosis-eyed
school teacher who couldn't con-
trol her pupils?
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ARMY RECRUITERS WILL BE.
HERE THURSDAY AFTERNOONS
Beginning Thursday, February
14, recruiting representatives from
the army recruiting station at Pan-
ama City will be at the Port St.
Joe selective, service office every
Thursday afternoon from 1 to 1
Men interested in gaining infor-
mation regarding the new recruit-
ment act and its re-enlistment
benefits, are invited to contact th3
recruiting representative at that
Diplomacy is to do and say the
nastiest things in the nicest way.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COV/NTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1946
FRIDY, EBRARY ,196 1HE TARP&R ST JO, GUF OUNY, LORIA PGE HRE
Application Blanks For
Ration Books Available
Application blanks for obtaining
rationed sugar are now available
at the local draft board office in
Port St. Joe. Forms available in-
clude No. 194, replacement of lost
or destroyed ration currency; No.
146, new application for ration
book, and! No. 353, application for
furlough or temporary ration.
While the above forms will sat-
isfy the needs, of most individuals,
several types of application blanks
have to ibe obtained, from the dis-
trict OPA office, Barnett National
Bank Building, Jacksonville. They
Retailers establishing new con-
cerns, new institutional users, vet-
erans going into business requir-
ing use of sugar, bee feeders and
persons needing extra sugar for
medicinal purposes. Medical appli-
catio.Asi must be approved by the
Returns To Duty
William Trawick, AM 1/c, left
Monday for Lakehurst, N. J., af-
ter, a visit of two weeks here with
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Roberts.
The gravity meter method of
discovering oil structures is said
to be an improvement over the
CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our thanks
to those who aided us in the re-
cent death of our husband, father
and brother. We especially desire
to thank those who remembered
with floral tributes.
Mrs. C. E. Stebel and Family.
Joseph A. Stebel.
Six states, Georgia, Maryland,
Virginia, West Vrginia, North Car-
olina and South Carolina, were
named for British rulers.
Once more the farmer is being asked to break all
'food production records. To plow more acres, feed more
livestock and harvest more crops than ever before. He
is being asked\ to do this so that America may continue
to feed and clothe the needy throughout the world, as
well as our own folks at home.
To carry out this job the farmer must have tools
of production. Most of those he owns have taken a ter-
rific beating. They can't be tied together much longer
with rusty fence wire.
In the teeth of this situation, the farmer ran into
a strike in the steel industry a strike which hit at
the heart of food production.
When the steel plants shut down, manufacturers of
farm machinery and equipment, farm trucks and trac-
tors cannot get* steel for their products.
This year the farmer won't receive as many of the
replacements he desperately needs. He'll fight ahead
with his old. broken machinery trying to crack another
food production record, but the cards are stacked against
All this means more headaches for the farmer -
loss of vital food production, and a bad dent in his
FACTS TOO FREQUENTLY OMITTED
The steel strike was called by the United Steel-
workers of America-CTO, which insists on a wage in-
crease totaling $166,000,000. The U. S. Steel Corporation
has offered a wage rise which if applied throughout the
industry would amount to $135,000,000.
Steel workers are already among the highest paid
wage-earners in America. Before the strike their av-
erage earnings were approximately $1.16 an hour, $9.26
a day and $46.32 a week on a forty-hour week. The
U. S. Steel offer would have given them about $1.31 an
hour, $10.46 a day and $52.32 a week. But they refused
it, and accused the steel industry of conspiring to ruin
the union with an offered wage increase of $25 a month,
the highest increase in the industry's history.
The strike is a direct violation of the contract be-
tween the union and the steel companies. The union
wanted a long-term contract and got it. The union
agreed not to strike during the life of the contract. Yet,
the union struck on January 21.
FIGHTING FOR A WAY OF LIFE
Farmers have a big stake in continuous steel pro-
duction. They have an opportunity to say what they
think about unchecked labor monopolies which bring to
a stop the nation's recovery efforts, through excessive
wage demands which could only add to inflation and
cause soaring prices.
Not until enough of them protest unfair, dictatorial
actions and urge proper safeguards against arrogant,
hleedless union leadership and one-sided labor laws will
the country get back to sane, profitable production
where evervune works together toward a better stan-
dard of living.
American Iron and Steel Institute
350 Fifth Avenue, New York 1, N. Y.
95 PER CENT OF THE WORKERS IN THE 'STEEL INDUSTRY ARE EMPLOYED BY OUR COMPANY MEMBERS
GET THE FACTS FREE Send postcard for copies of recent interviews with steel company leaders
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DISCHARGED FROM NAVY
Mark H. Chafin and Clyde Gen-
try received their discharges from
,the navy January 31 at the naval
personnel separation center, Jack-
JUST THE REVERSE
Dr.: "Should I give you some-
thing to strengthen your will
'She: "No; give me something to
weaken my conscience."
I' -' I i. PllsllP~-' IL I--- a I I
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1946
TPr= STAR, P~ftT ST. JOEF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
4 PAGE THREE
PAGE POUR THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULP COUNTY( FLORIDA FRIDAY. FFRRUAI~V ~ 1045
A statistician is a man who
draws a mathematically precise
li:ie from' an unwarranted assump-
tion to 'a foregone conclusion.
FOR CITY COMMISSION
I wish to announce my candi-
dacy for City Commissioner sub-
ject to the will of the voters at the
city election February 19. If I
should be elected, I promise to
work for the interests of the peo-
ple of Port St. Joe.
FOR CITY COMMISSION
I hereby announce my candidacy
for City Commissioner at the elec-
tion to be held Tuesday, February
19. If elected to 'this position i
make but one promise to repre-
sent all the people of Port St. Joe
to the best of my ability. I will
appreciate your vote and support.
Ber C. Williams
FOR CITY COMMISSION
I wish to announce myself as a
candidate for City Commissioner
in the coming election to be held
in the City of Port St. Joe Febru-
ary 19, 1946. Having served as
mayor for six years for the City of
Port St. Joe, I feel that I am fully
qualified for the commission. It
elected I will work for the .best in-
terest .of the people at all times as
I did in the past, which a great
many old-timers know. I will ap-
preciate your vote and support.
I. C. NEDLEY
FOR CITY COMMISSION
I hereby announce my .candidacy
for City Commissioner at the eleb-
tion to be held Tuesday, February
19, subject to the will of the voters.
As a business man I have only the
best interests of the city and its
people at heart, and if elected I
promise to serve the interests of
all the people to the best of m;,-
ability. To that end I would ap-
preciate ypor "vote and support.
FOR CITY COMMISSION
I herewith announce my candi-
dacy for the office .of City Com-
missioner of the City of 'Port St.
Re-registration as required un-
der Chapter 22665, House Bill No.
467, Acts of 1945, which requires
all voters of Gulf County to re-
register to entitle you to vote in
the coming elections.
BOUNDARY OF COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT NO. 1
All of the Northeast portion of
Gulf County lying Bast of State
Highway No. 6, and North of
Lower Dalkeith Road anal South ot
the Calhoun County line. East We-
wahitchka and' Dalkeith Precincts
Nos. 1 andl 3.
BOUNDARY OF COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT NO. 2
All of the Northwest portion of
Gulf County West of Highway No.
6 and, North of a line beginning
where Highway No. 6 crosses the
South line of Section 19, Twp. 5
South, Range 19 West, and thence
running due West to the Bay
County line. West Wew/ahitchka
Precinct No. 2. '
BOUNDARY OF COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT NO. 3
Beginning where Highway No. 6
crosses the. South. line of Section
19, Twp. 5 South, Range 9 West,
thence running West to Gulf anc
Bay County line, thence South to
Port St. Joe. Canal, thence EasL
following Canal to the Northwest
corner of Section 20, thence due
East to Apalachicola River. Pre-
cin-cts Overstreet, Highland View,
and Beacon Hill. White City. Be-
ing Precincts 4, 5 and 6.
BOUNDARY OF COMMISSIONER
DIST-RICT 'Np. 4
Beginning at Port St. Joe Canal,
thence run Southerly along St. Joe
Bay to Fifth Street or Highway
,No. 6, thence run Northeasterly
along Highway No. 6 to the North
line of Section 6, thence East to
Canal then bhoundedi by Lake Wim- ,
charge of the service's shellfish
investigations, said' that the im-
portation of Asiatic seeds may
have these additional effects:
1. It may result in the inter-
breeding of native oysters with the
larger Japanese variety, and "the
quality of the hybrid is not
2. They may bring with them
such pests as the, Japanese oyster
drill, a kind of snail, which "is very
difficult to destroy."
Only method so far to control
the drill is to wait for low 'tiGe.
seek out its eggs and burn them
with a blow torch, Dr. Gal'tso.f
"Most eastern states have laws
or regulations preventing the
planting of Japanese seed oysters
in their waters," he continued,
"and these laws- and regulations
should be continue and reaf-
"The Japanese oyster grows
quickly to large size and is, well
cific coast growers starting in the
mid-1920's and' a considerable in-
dustry has developed, there.
"The Japanese oysters grows
quickly to large size and is well
adapted to canning, but lacks the
appearance and flavor of native
oysters,"'' the service said.
Although experts 'of the service
believe the west coast oyster in-
dustr' could become entirely in-
dependent of Japan as a source of
seed oysters, 'the announcement
siad "renewed ir ortationsn a ,Pre
J sbjil of tn ...... us -jee i t
Joe, sua.ect to the municipal elected ico, Jackson River and Apalachi- expected due to the cheapness of
February 19. I feel that the time the Southeast corner of Section the Japanese product."
I have already put in on the board 16 Township 7 South. Range ----- -----
has shown you that I work only for West, thence East to the Port St. Corn in tropical countries Is In
the best interests of the city and Joe Canal, thence down said, canal danger of fermentation, due to the
its residents and if re-elected I to beginning. Kenney Mill and anger of fermentation, due to the
will continue to work for those in- North Port St. Joe. Precincts Nos. warm climate and high humidity,
terests. Your vote and support 7 and S. unless it is dried Immediately at-
will be sincerely appreciated. BOUNDARY OF COMMISSIONER ter harvesting.
Respectfully, DISTRICT NO. 5
HORACE W. SOULE Alloof the South end of County LEGAL ADVERTISING
lying South of Highway No. 6 to
VOTE FOR the Township line of 7 and 8 In NOTICE TO APPEAR
VOTE FOR Range 10 West, thence East to In the Circuit Court, Gulf Coun-
Lake Wimico, through Lake Wim- ty, Florida, IN CHANCERY.
A J. F W L E ico to Franklin County line. South Opal Lunsford Perez, Plaintiff,
Port St. Joe. Precinct No. 9. vs.
or Angelo D. Perez, Plaintiff.
for The Registration Books will THE SPATE OF FLORIDA:
CITY COMMISSIONER be open in the Precincts begin- To: Angelo D. Perez.
ning the 4th day of February You are hereby notified and or-
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1946 and closing on the 3rd day of dered to appear on the 11th day
of February A. D. 1946, before the
--- ----- March, A. D. 1946. above styled court to the bill of
I Will Greatly Appreciate Your Precincts Nos. 1 and 2, East complaint for divorce filed against
Vote and Support and West Wewahitchka, the you in the above entitled, case.
Vote and Support and West Wewahtchka, the WITNESS my hand and official
books will be open at the Su- sea! at Wewahitchka, Gulf. County,
FOR CITY COMMISSION pervisor of Registration office Florida, this l1'th day of January.
FR CIT COM MIin 'the Court House. 1946.
To The Citizens of Port St. Joe: J. R. HUNTER,
1 hereby announce my candidacy Dalkeith, Precinct No. 3, at Clerk of Circuit Court,
for City Commissioner in the forth- the home of Mrs. Belle G. (Court Seal) Gulf County, Fla.
coming February election. Realiz- Cumbie, registrar. E. CLAY LEWIS, Jr. 1-18
,ing the fact that Port S. Joe faces Overstreet Precinct No. 4 Attorney for Plaintiff. 2-8
a future brilliant with possibilities,
I pledge myself for a city admin- at the home of Mrs. Lillian E. NOTICE OF REGULAR
istration that will be conservative Odom, registrar. MUNICIPAL ELECTION
with respect to the taxpayers' Highland View and Beacon Notice is hereby given that the
money and liberal toward meas- regular municipal election for the
ures for future growth. I especially ill, Precinct 'No. 5,, at the election of five City Commissioners
pledge myself to do the will of the store of Mrs. W. H. Weeks, for the full term of two years for
majority of the people and ask registrar, the City of Port St. Joe will be
that they express themselves to City, Precinct No. held in the City Hal in the City
me at all times. White City, Precinct No. 6. oe Poirt St. Joe on Tuesday, Feb-
B. B. CONKLIN Kenney Mill, precinct No. 7, ruary 19, 1946.
Mrs. Louis Johnson, at Ken- A. The polls will open at 7 o'clock
Mrs. Lous nJ n Store. A.- AM. and close' at 7 o'cloctk' P. iM.
FOR REPRESENTATIVE y Store. Eastern Standard: Time.
Believing myself to be in posi- North Port St. Joe, Precinct.1-18 M. P. TOMLENSON,
ti-on to be of service to my fellow No. 8, Mrs, A. D. Lawson, the -15 City Auditor and lerk.
citizens, I would like to take this Lawson Building. I NOTICE OF FICTITIOUS NAME
opportunity of announcing my can- INotice is le'eb, given that pursuant to
didacy for the Democratic nomina- South Port St. Joe, Precinct; C 0io i eebLa gw of Florida. Actof
tion as Representative in the State No. 9, Mrs. C. C. Taunton, at! 1941. the undersigned .persons intend to
Legislature from Gulf County, sua. her home. register w;tl the Clerk o the cirei Court
ject to 'the primary in May. I shall the first iblintion of this notice, the
sincerely appreciate the vote and Respectfully yours, i fictiios nnmen or trade name under which
I they will be engaged in business and in which
support of ;ill the people. C. G. RISH, '.ii "'- ini..- is to bep carried oni to-wit: i
RespectfullyST, J..OE ELoECTRIC SIOP, Port St, Joe.
G Respectfully, Supervisor of Registration, Flori da.ST H, Port St. -I
GEORGE G. TAPPER 2-8 22 Gulf County, Florida. -1 w.,.u. PRSOT" .
Electric Service and Repair
GET YOUR NEW BUILDINGS WIRED AND OLD
WIRING CHECKED BY LICENSED
MOTOR WINDING AND REPAIR, AS SOON
AS MATERIAL IS AVAILABLE
St.Joe Electric Shop
COSTIN BLDG. MONUMENT AVENUE
THE STORE WHERE YOUR DOLLAR HAS THE MOST CENTS
A Complete Line of
Groceries Meats Dry Goods
Martin's Beach Club
W. V. (BILL) PEEKE
On the Gulf Between
0Z Port St. Joe and
3 0 DINE AND DANCE EVERY NIGHT
FRIED CHICKEN AND STEAK
Also Sandwiches and Refreshments
We Take Pleasure In Serving You On Birthdays,
Anniversaries and All Occasions
R- >* V ersar OS a^ CCSI
4-5 QUART GOLDEN WEDDING $3.65
4-5 QUART LANSDOWNE RESERVE $4.05
4-5 QUART Sunnybrook Bourbon Blend $4.10
4-5 QUART PAUL JONES -$3.65
St. Joe Bar St. Joe Liquor Store
INCENTIVE LACKING Wildlife Service Urges
Striving to impress upon her
young son the importance' of at- NO Mixing On Beds of
tending divine services, Mother Local and a nOysters
pointed to a picture of- the Pil- Loal and Jap
grims going to church.
"See," she said, "they went to The U. S. fish and wildlife serv-
church every Sunday." ice has come out flatly against
Her son looked at the picture, fraternization between American
noted 'the guns carried by the and Japanese oysters. It warned
men, and replied: "Gee, whiz, Atlantic and Gulf coast states not
Mother, I'd go to church every day to permit the planting of Jap seed
in the week if I could) shoot In- oysters.
dians on the way!'.' "The Japanese oyster is more
---- prolific than the eastern oyster ann
Advertising doesn't oost--It PAYSI if planted on the natural beds of
the Atantic and Gulf coasts, it
Notice of Re-Registration would outgrow the native .fornm
and possibly replace it," the service
of Gulf County announcement said.
Dr, Paul S. Galtsoff, biologist in
New Numbering System
For Florida's Highways
Tourists motoring to Florida will
have no excuse for getting lost
when; the state's new road num-
bering system goes in-to eftfet.
The plan, which will be inaugu-
rated, as soon as markers can be
obtained, provides that north and
south roads shall carry odd. num-
bers, with No. 1 assigned to the
most easterly highway. East and
West roads will bear even num-
bers, with No. 2 assigned to the
road on the extreme north. In ad-
dition, certain "control roads"
have been selected for the purpose
of dividing the. state into. seg-
ments within which an appropri-
ate numbering plan can 'be used.
Markers, Incoideintally, will carry
an outline map of Florida.
The idea is borrowed for cer-
tain northern state-s which have
used it for some time to advant-
age. It should aid' materially in,
speeding on their way the mil-
lions of "foreign" motorists who
visit Florida annually.
For Those Who Think
Run-down shoes make you
look sloppy and unattractive.
Better keep yours in repair
and well polished. Let us be
your footwear valets.
THE LEADER SHOE
THE STAR, PORT SiT. JOE, GljLF COUNT'6t FLORIDA
FRtDAY, FEBRUARY8. 194
.PORT ST. JOE, FLA,
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1946 THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA PAGE THREE
BAND BOOSTERS BOOTH
TO BE OPEN TOMORROW
Ladies of the Band Boosters As-
sociation 'will have their down-
town booth open tomorrow, begin-
ning at 11 a. m., and will have for
sale the usual delicious hot dogs,
pie, cake and coffee, and as a spe-
cial added: attraction for one day
only, home-made candy.
Taking In State Fair At Tampa
Editor and Mrs. W. S. Smith left
yesterday afternoon for Tampa to
attend the state fair. They expect
to return Sunday evening.
Visiting In Georgia
Mrs. A. M. Jones left Wednes-
day 'for an extended visit in Sa-
vannah, Ga., with her daughter,
Mrs. C. C. Burns, and other rela-
Write a letter today to that boy
of yours in the service.
* A VALUABLE
Your doctor's prescription is a valuable
document. More than a piece of paper
bearing queer words and odd characters,
it represents his years of training, expe-
rience and skill applied directly to your
individual case. As such, the prescription
deserves the care and accuracy exercised
by our registered pharmacists and the
purity and uniformity of the prescription
chemicals and drugs we dispense. 9,
We use-Meekl PrsMcripriof Chemicalo-
Phone 5 Port St. Joe
We Fill Any Doctor's Prescription
(Continued from Page 1)
trict conference tournament being
held in Panama City. They were
seeded to play DeFuniak Springs
at 8:30 last night, and the winner
of that game is to play Bay high
of Panama City at 3:30 today.
The record of the boys' games
Opponent We They
Wewahitchka ------- 26 29
Carrabelle ------------- 3 18
Bonifay --------------- 24 17
- DeFuniak Springs ----- 16 13
Apalachicola --------- 22 34
Panama City ------------17 26
Tyndall Field (Sqdn. B)-- 29 23
Wewahitchka ------------31 17
Cararbelle --------- 34 19
Interest, enthusiasm and grades
have not been lacking among the
boys and girls who have reaped the
benefits of clean sportsmanship
and physical competition.
Girls who have been out for
basketball: Betty Otto Anderson,
Maxie Brown, Hazel Cason, Mary
Dees, Alice Elder, Jerry Edwards,
Allyne Evans, Edlith Garrett, Inez
Hill, Helen Henderson, Mary Ann
McFarland, Edwina Howell, Mem-
orie. Porter, Myrtle Rhames, Mar-
jorie Smith, Lynette Traxler, Mar-
garet Tharpe, Irene Wilder, Jan
Wimberly, Mary Wooden, Olivia
Wooden, Sadie Wooden and Wilna
Boys: Jack Barr, Randall Brady.
Billy Gibson, Tom Farris, Donald
Linton, Bill McFarland, Jack Mc-
Laughlin. Buster Owens. Tommy
Owens, Will R-msey, Gale ,Trax-
ler, J. D. Shealy, Jack Williams
and Franklin Young.
The future schedule includes two
games to be played on the local
court, Apalachicola on February
12 and a return game with Bonifay
on February 14.
SELLS TAXI SERVICE
J. P. Bass has sold' the Depend-
able Taxi Servic- to -H. 'Mf. Ham-
mock, who will operate it in the
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Evans mad-e a
business trip to Panama City last
MONEY TO LOAN
-NO RED TAPE-
IT ONLY TAKES ABOUT FIVE MINUTES
TO GET UP TO $300.00!
Confidential Loan Co.
PORT ST. JOE FLORIDA
$300.00 -- $300.00
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
"HOLDING FORTH THE WORD OF LIFE"
R. F. HALLFORD, Pastor Telephone 156
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1946
9:45-Bible School for all.
10:55-Morning Worship. Sermon Topic:
"THAT WHICH WAS LOST."
6:25-Baptist Training Union.
7:30-Evening Worship. Sermon topic:
"STRIVING FOR PATIENCE."
- -- --. -
BAPTIST W. M. S. HOLDS
The business meeting of the
Bapist W. M. S. was held at the
church Monday afternoon with the
president, Mrs. W. CA, Pridgeon,
presiding. The devotional theme,
"The Enlightening of the Spirit,"
was given by Mrs. Pridgeon, fol-
Slowed with prayer by Mrs. W. J.
The minutes were read by the
secretary, Mrs. W. H. Howell, and
reports given by all chairmen anti
committees. Splendid work had
been done by the young people's
auxiliaries in sending boxes to
the needy in European and South
Pacific fields as reported by lead-
ers and young peoples' leader Mrs.
T. V. Morris. Reports on the quar-
terly associational meeting in Ap-
alachicola were given by some ot
the 18 members who attended.
It was announced that next Mon-
day's meeting instead of being the
Bible study (Pon account of the ab-
sence of the teacher, R. F. Hall-
ford) would be made up of reports
from the state convention held in
Jacksonville recently, and at 4:30
the Girls' Auxiliaries would enter-
tain with a Valentine tea, and beau-
tiful Val ntine invitations made by
the girls were given to all pres-
ent. The meeting was then closet
EPISCOPAL AUXILIARY TO
MEET MONDAY AFTERNOON
The Ladies' Auxiliary of thl,
Episcopal Church will meet Mon-
day afternoon at 3:30 with Mrs.
Paul S. F-ensom.
An interesting program has been
arranged on the study of the his-
tory of the Protestant Episcopal
Church. All members are urged to
ATTEND ASSOCIATIONAL MEET
Those attending the Northwest
Coast Association 'meeting of the
Baptist W. M. U. held Thursday of
last week in Apalachicola were
Mesdames E. C. Cason, E. S. Mai-
low, C. M. Palmer, W. I. Carden.
W. J. Daugghtry, J. F. Daniels, W.
C. Pridgeon, T. V. Morris, J. 0.
Baggett, W. H. Howell, Lee Craw-
ford, Charles Crawford, George W.
Cooper, Milford Collier, Tom Strick-
land., M. F. Chafin, W. S. Smith,
and Miss Bernice Posey. The at-
tendance banner was won by tne
Port St. Joe W. M. U.
TWO GIRLS IN .HONOR SOCIETY
Miss Sara Jo Costin and Miss
Fay Morris have had their names
placed on the Honor Society roll
at Brenan College, Gainesville, Ga..
for the first semester. We. con-
grctulate these young ladies o.
P.-T. A. EXECUTIVE MEETING
There will be an executive' meet-
ing of the Parent-Teacher Associa.
tion at 3:45 p. m. February 14 at
the school auditorium. All mem-
bers aae urged to be present.
Rev. W. A. Daniel, Pastor
10:00 a. m.-Sunday school each
Sunda-; Jimmy CGreer, supt.
11:00 a. m.-Preaching service.
First and third Sundays.
Services at Beacon Hill every
first and third Sunday night.
Rev. 0. D. Langston, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Church school.
11:00 a. nm.-Morning worship.
6:30 p. rm.-Youth Fellowship.
7:30 p. m.-Evening Worship.
Woman's Sooiety meets Mon-
days .at 3 p. m. Prayer meeting,
Bible study and choir practice
Wednesday at 7:30 p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Baggett and
daughter Alma spent Sunday In
Bonifay visiting Mr. and! Mrs. L.
L. Allen and "the twins."
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Chatham
spent Saturday in Panama City on
No Classified Story Today
We have no startling story on
the efficacy of Star classified ad-
vertisements this week, with the
exception that Mrs. Gus Creecn
sold her electric sewing machine
after one insertion of a small ad
last week, so we'll just use this
space to do a- little griping.
Our main gripe is that a heap
- of people wait until we are about
ready to go to press Thursday
afternoon before they bring in
their news, when they could just
as well bring it in Monday or
Ano-ther gripe (or perhaps we
shouldn't list it as such) is that a
liot of people expect to pay to
Have stories of parties, wedU.ings
and such published in The Star.
Things like that, folks, are news
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9
HIT NO. I
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HIT NO. RRE
HIT NO. 2
V, JESS BARKER' ---
Chapiter 11 of Serial
"SECRET AGENT X-9"
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10
GEORGE RAFT and
AVA GARDNER in
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
February 11 and 12
LATEST NEWS EVENTS
and we always want 'em and ap-
preciate such items. You get to
see your name in the paper, your
neighbors know what you've
been doing, and we manages to
fill up our news columns with
items of interest to all.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER
FOR CITY ELECTION
The city registration books will
close today, spo if you are not a
qualified voter and desire to cast
q ballot in the forthcoming city
conimissioner election, you'd bet-
ter hurry down to the city hall
as soon as you read this.
I wish to express my 'thanks to
all those who were so kind and
sympathetic to me while I was
confined at the hospital.
Carl Guilford and family.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13
ALL DAY SHOW
ON OUR STAGE!
S Lippincott, the Famous Mh.
O gician, will offer a special
S.after-school Children's Mat-
inee ond'give away many
s of his cute, live, magic rabbits FREE to'.
lucky boys and girls in the audience.
See New.cpe r.
and lnhi-re Lobby
lI EBO(I Starling
T.,ne oaid cre.en .
P.-, a..r m
No0 Spool Fecture.
Cf rcd .1res
At ,'rrcn tho. .l e
ALL CHILDREN 25c AT
- ON THE SCREEN -
DUT 0 THE
Chapter 13 of Seri-'
February 14 and 15
NEWS AND DISNEY
A Martin Theatre Port St. Joe, Fli&a
THEATRE OPENS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
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T:HE STAR, OORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1946
PAGE SIX THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1948
WELL KNOWN MYSTERY SHOW COMING TO PORT lighting fixtures in the auditorium The Boysen Dam, to ee con- will be approximately 115 feet
which greatly improves the light- structed in the Wind River Can- high, with.a crest length of 1000
.. ing situation. yon south oF Thermopolis, Wyo., feet.
I h.__~ Dr. Fred F. Barnett of the nar-
S, cotics department of the state de-
partment of education spoke In V
chapel Thtursday of last week on CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING *
A the evils and dangers of alcohol. C .DV T I
H.e made a special point of the
ofact that alcohol is a narcotic, oor FOR S SALE APARTMENTS FOR RENT
sedative, rather than a stimulant,
ans t gaveconvincisng facts' and fig- EGGS Guaranteed fresh by the FOR RENT-3 unfurnished apart-
Si ons. Phone 184-. P. J. Lovett. ments at Highland View; $15 a
urs to back up his argument. He mohth. See W. H. Weeks. High-
pointed out that Florida led other TYPEWRITER Practically new land View. 1
states in beer, wine and whiskey Corosna portable typewriter,e in
s pprerlect condition. Can be seen at FOR APARTMENTS See The
ot.sisumptiof by a margin of thine, i
conulption by a argin of th Cofidential Loau Co. S Shirey Apartments. 8-3
9 ,-'tteen gallons per man per year. alo ns e Pp 8^
SAs a rule we don't print gossip, FOR SALE-Two larg- e store coon- INCOME TAX EXPERTS
butw his was dtoo good t tar w o or coal pcoo.g stove SOME INCOME TAX PAYERS
Byh at godto WEass up anld w after heat er. large double kit- have already received refund tLo'
We heard, from our usually re- chen sink. Apply Mrs. R. A. Cos- taxes paH last month. Why wait?
Liable source, that a certain some- Lin, Monument Ave. 1- See Conklin & Carter, Costin Bldg.
one was practicing his kissing part FRYERS-50 NeT Hampshire Red Phone 201. 2-8 22
at play practice M onay night in fryers between 2 and 3 pounds MISCELLANEOUS
the twelfth, grade home room with each; 50c pound on foot. See Mrs. MISCELLANEUS
a certain someone. Of course, n Aubrey R. Tomlinson, Oak Grove. ROOM AND BOARD WANTED -
Gentleman desires room ana
one has a kissing part in the play, FENCE POSTS- Can furnish cy- board in private i'amily. Phone 129,
a it then he might have had, and press or pine posts, any length, ask for Wayne.
Above is a scene from Lippincott's Ghost Shoow and Magical Follies une must practice for those unex- at nominal cost. See I. C. Lupton,e.
coming to your Rort Theater on Wednesday, February 13. Lippincott, ected eventualitiies-and it was corner of Eighth Street and
a veteran magician, has just closed a long tour of mid-western theaters ec t a eAvenue. R eing and umb
including Kansas City, Milwaukee, Topeka, Wichita, Omaha and many NOT me!
others. The magician and his company of young lady assistants opened FURNITURE FOR SALE FOR BUILDING OR REPAI.R
their 1946 season with a four-week engagement at the French Casin-o Advertising doesn't cost-it PAYS! Ef See
Club, famous New Orleans night spot. As in the past the magician FURNITURE Overstuffed soa, R. C.t'Bob' Collier or P. G. 'Parker'
carries a menagerie of small animals and bird p used in his illusions FOR CITY COMMISSION esse other pie Beacon Hill 1
as a special treat for the children, and at the special kiddie matinee inCITYSeMs Tom Owens, Long Ae-
the afternoon real live rab its will be given away to luOc5y boys and I herewith announce my candi- ine. 2-154 Every ads carries, a message-
girls (special price of 25c -or children at matinee-regular admission dacy for City Commissioner of tne MATTRESS -,New inner spring a message that will sae money,
for the evening show). In his p.ook or ghost show he promises sensa- City of Port St. Joe, subject to the mattress: single bed; $32. See s e eio
tional, wierd effects offered by the world's leading spirit mediums. f-le wi I of the voters at the forthcom- Bill FIerrell, Third Street. 15d' PaShemt
also promises beautiful costumes, special lighting effects and carries ing municipal election February PaamaSha Metal Works
more than a ton -of stage equipment. 19. If elected I shall be at all times BABY BED,. practically new, with ANYTHING IN SHEET METAL
mindful of the responsibility I watelproo f mattress; S20. Call L.T. Thompson E.W. Wood
S.. ... ... ......... larger room, Miss Marjorie Phil- andOwe tYou can be assu reh cat y 171-J. 28* 635-37 E. Coastal Highway
S yaw said, "I didn't anticipate get- matter brought to my attention COAL HEATER-In excellent con- Phone 1589 P. O. Box 647
iSCHOOL NEW S ng 1500 books this year is the will have thorough, prompt and edition; ine.w grates,. See W. 'Red' PANAMA CITY, FLA. 2.8*
reason." She avers that 1500 still fair consideration. Your vote and Ramnsey. 1-25tf SCRATCH PADS 4 x 7 inches
By WESLEY RAMSEY isn't enough. She is so tickled with suort will be sincerelyREAL ESTATE FOR SALE 100 sheets to pad. Blue or white
.......I..t all those books that she just sits "bond paper; 3 x 5-inch, about 40
........................ all those books that she just sits C. H. 'Whaley' JOHNSON NICE HOMES FOR SALE Lo- sheets to pad, white only; 15c per
Flash We've heard from our and sifts them trough her ugrs cated in Bay View Heights and pound. The Star. 10-12 tf
usually reliable source that school andi chuckles like unto a mjiser NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF Hligland. View. See J. S. Shirey. Advertising doesn't cost--it PAYS!
is going to close in May. That's counting an. admiring his gola PARTNERSHIP Phone 233-.J. I-11tr
just three moths off. pieces Notice is hereby given that Dan HELP WANTED FISH BAIT Fresh, clean worms
st three months off. pc. .T. Brooks, Jr., is no longer con- -IELP WANTED that are guaranteed to get the
We missed the presence of Mrs. New equipment, which was badly nected as 'a partner with the HELP WANTED IN A HURRY- fish for you. See Eddie Beverly
Eva Dendy a few days last week needed. has been secured for the Creech & Brooks Laundry. Creech We need 300 cats to keep down in the -Sheffield colored quarters
as she had an attack of appendi.- science laboratory. Brothers assumes all outstanding mice and, rats. We don't pay for LODGE NOTICES
citis-. Mrs. Roy Gibson took her Somee lounge furniture has been T bts and 1 b above them, but- will provide a good home
place, secured from Camp Gordon Johns- business will continue to operate Company. 1' Port St. Joe Lodge i111. Regular
The library is ibping moved to a ton for the recreation center. It as Creech Brothers Laund'ry. Clean- -- ------ meetings 2nd 'and 4th Fri-
larger room as the books are be- consists of easy chairs and enar,'s and Tailors. WANTED-Wool presser at once. z,C-;%days each month, 8:00 p. m.
ginige tofowmoutthedooraren le sKenneth A. Creeai. Creech Brother-s Lnundry, Clean- Members urged to attend;
ginning to flow out the door. Whet tables. Gus B. Creech. ers and Tailors, P. 0. Box 461, visiting brothers welcome. G. W
asked why she didn't start in a Prof. Biggart put up some new 2-8 3-1 Dan J. Brooks, Jr. Port St. Joe, Fla. 1 Cooper, W. M.; G. C. Adkins, Sec.
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Dr. Terry Bird. the new diri'c-
tor- for the Gulf County Health
Unit, has begun his work in this
county. He is making his, home in'
Miss Frances S. Buck, state
nursing consultant, is spending
this week in Gulf county assisting'
Mrs. Collie Pitts in her duties as
public health nurs-e for this dis-
The weekly clinics in Gult
countyy are to be changed in the
near future, consequently all pa-
tients are urg,'0 'to attend the
forthcoming regular clinics in both
Wewahitchka and Port St. Joe to
become acquaint."d with the new
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two oak tables which will increase
the seating capacity.
Des:;it3 the present variety of
selection and lack of siace, 523
stud-nts ush'd the library during
the past two weeks and 314 books
were checked out from January Pt
through January 31.
Contributions of new books Nvill
help- overcopie the present diffi-
culty in answering reference qiu;s-
tions connected with courses ot-
fered in the high school and will
better meet the tastes of the. stu-
dents- for recreation and pleasure.
Write a letter today to that boy
of yours In the service.
are Our bes-b
Clothing for All the Family
THE MOST COMPLETE LINE IN
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5:30 A. M. TO 11:30 P. M.
FRANK AND DOT'S AGENCY
F"re and All Kindred Lines of Insurance
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L For Y-,ur Insurance Requirements
At St. Joe Motor Co. Phone 37
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Phone 60, Port St. Joe
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1943