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VOLUME X PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1947 e NUMBER 25
Six Died of Cancer Poll Shows Opposition
In Gulf Last Year
State Board of Health To Develop
Case-Finding and Control Pro-
gram To Reduce Toll
The fact that six lives were lost
in Gulf county last year because of
cancer-lives of persons' who, had
they consulted their physicians
early enough and received ade-
quate treatms.nt might have been
alive today--was revealed yester-
day by Dr. Terry Bird, Gulf county
health officer. He pointed out that
these, deaths represented 18 per
cent of the deaths from leading
causes in the county-a percent-
age entirely too high for a prevent-
During the same, period, there
was. a total of 2,562 deaths from
cancer in the entire state, repie-
senting a terrific toll of lives from
a disease that can be controlled
when found in time.
TIhe. tremendous number of lives
being taken by cancer each year
has prompted every state in the
nation to organize cancer case-
finding and control programs to
substantially reduce deaths from
this disease. Florida, too, h'as taken
this progressive, step and has re-
.ceived a small appropriation of
federal funds this year to organize
(Continued on page 6)
Bird Thought Extinct Is
Found Near Port St. Joe
Bird lovers of this section were
all a dither this week when it was
learned that several Bobble birds,
ancestors of the, bobolink, long
thought to be extinct by ornitholo-
gists, had been brought in from
the Willis Swamp section by Dan
Brooks and G. W. Broadnax, who
discovered the rare species while
on a fishing trip.
The ,birds,, which subsist only onil
. the protozoa found, in the waters
of but a few sections of the world,
apparently have been breeding in
the Willis area for a considerable
numilber of years, for the skeletons
of almost a hundred were found by
Brooks and Broad-nax hanging on
trees near the colony. The Bobble
seems to know when it is, about to
die and prepares, lbr death by an-
choring itself firmly to a branch,
Eight of these rare and beautiful
birds were brought back to Port
St. Joe by the two fishermen and
are on display in the window of
the. Brooks Sporting Goods Store
on-Monument Avenue, where they
sit grouped around a bowl of water,
imbibing freely and chattering hap-
pily to one another. A five gallon
can of water from Willis was
brought back by Dan for the bene-
fit of his feathered guests.
Everyone is urged to drop by the
sporting goods store and view the
Plantings of Clover and
Grass Showing Promist
The. Wewahitchka experiment
station mobile unit has some good
plantings of white Dutch cloverl-
and dallas grass "that show real
promise. Weather conditions per-
mitting, these should. look very
good with the opening of spring.
New Police Officer
George Curlee of Blountstown
this week accepted a position on
the local police force, re-placing
To White Primary Bill
Partial polls of the membership
of the Plorida legislature reveals
about 'a two-to-one majority op.
p-osing the plan of Sen. John BE.
Mathews for a white Democratic
Two polls have been taken, one
by a press association and the
other by a Miami daily, but only
about one-third of the 'legislature
bothered to answer.
Other trends discovered in the
poll originating in Miami showed
those who expressed themselves
as for a new state, constitution,
against the Florida League. of Mu-
nicipalities program for cities to
g2,t cigarette tax money and
against re-ducing beer and cigar-
ette taxes. A substantial majority
also was against a sales tax but
'or co-eduication at the two st- a6
universities. A majority f-",vored
taking powers from tihe state bud-
get commission to spend money
without legislative approval.
Cigaret Tax Stamps Now To
Be Affixed By Wholesalers
The city commission at its ses-
sion Tuesday night passed, an or-
dinance revising cigaret tax col-
lections, by the city which requires
that the city's tax stamps be af-
fixed to the packages by the whole-
sale dealers instead of by the re-
tailers. A 10 per cent discount is
allowed the wholes'al,,rs as com-
pensation for the labor required 'in
affixing the stamps..'
It is. believed that- more revenue
will accrue to the city through this
system than in the past, even with
deduction of the 10 per cenat.
New Projection Equivment
Is Installed At Port Theater
Norris McCollum, Port theater
manager, was by The Star office
again Wednesday,' all enthused
over the new projection booth
equipment that he has just in-
stalled in his theater.
'Mac was by *a month or so ago
telling us about his plans for the
new equipment, but when he be-
gan telling us about high intensity
lamps, rear shutters and tungar
tube rectifiers, it was all Greek to
us, but after seeing the, improve-
ment over at his' show last night
we now know why he was so ex-
Seems that Mac finally got an
engineer down to install the new
equipm.e-nt 'and it is now in opera-
tion. Says he has the finest pro-
jection equipment that money can.
buy. All of which means more en',
joyable entertainment for movie-
goers of this section.
Mr. Mac says he wants every-
body to come around and see the
difference. One look at the screen
is all you need to ste-e the improve-
ASKS BUS FRANCHISE
Brooks Kennington 'has submitted
an application to the city commis-
sion for a franchise to 'operate a
bus line withirf the city. The apDpli-
cation was referred to the city a'L-
torney ,for review before any ac-
tion is taken by the board.
Home From New Orleans
Mrs. L. P. Sutton and son Elbert
returned* home Sunday from Ne:w
Orleans, where ElIbert received an
examination by his doctors and re-
An exclusive dispatch o ,The
Star yesterday from Mother Na-
ture stated that today will be the
first day of spring.
"Bargain Bride," Three-Act Farce,
Holds Promise of Hilarious
Everyone is invited to come out
to the high school auditorium this
'venilig at S o'clock to view the
junior class pres-.ntation of "The
Bargain Bride," a three-act farce
comedy that is so chock full of
funny complications that it will
keep the audience in an uproar
Continued on Page 8)
Band Director Would Form
Municipal Band For St. Joe
Are you interested In having and
playing in a civic band,? Have you
had, previous experience on so'mc
band instrument? If you have, will
you phone your name in to Stan-
ford' Beckhani at the schoolhouse
to be entered on a list of prospec-
tive members of a civic band?
Mr. Beckham, director of the St.
Joe high school band, is endeavor-
ing to organize a city band if a
sufficient number of musicians can
be fouhd to, play in it.
City Would Regulate
Monday afternoon Rev. R. F.
Hallford showered the City with
handbill's from an airplane,, advis-
ing of the revival meeting now un-
derway at the 'Baptist Church.
Tuesday evening, at its regular
meeting, the city commission in-
structed Cleik Mark Tomlinson to
have City Attorney E. Clay Lewis
Jr., report to the commission as to
its authority in regulating adver-
tising by. leaflets from airplanes or
LEGION AUXILIARY ELECTS
OFFICERS TUESDAY NIGHT
The American Legion Auxiliary
met Tuesd'ay night at the Legion
home in a special meeting for the
election of officers and th.e. naming
Officers elected for the ensuing
year are: Mrs. Estelle Mos-ely,
president; Mrs. Eva Lovett, vice-
presideint; Mrs. Madaleine E. Wihit-
aker, corresponding and recording
secretary; Mrs. Marie Crawford,,
treasurer; Mrs. Mozelle Trammell,
historian; Mrs. Vera Collie.r. ser-
geant-at-arms; Mrs. Winona Taun-
ton, chaplain. The executive com-
mittee will consist of Mrs. Mosely,
Mrs. Lovett and Mrs. Whitaker.
Mrs. Collier and Mrs. Whitaker
acted as hostesses at a social hour
following g the meeting, which was
attendced- by members of the Le-
Next meeting of the Auxiliary
will be on April 1. and all mem-
bers are urged to attend, as ar-
range-ments are being made for a
0. E. S. TO ELECT
Mrs. Pauline Smith, worthy ma-
tron, announces that there will be
an election of officers of the Order
of Eastern Star next Tuesday eve-
ning. March. 25, at the regular
ceived a favorable report. They re- meeting to be held in the Masonic
turned by way of Mobile,, where. hall. All members are urged to be
they visited relatives. present.
City Seeks Bill To Set Up Schedule Set Up
Fire Control Tax District For X-Ray Unit
City Attorney E. Clay Lewis Jr.,
has been instructed- by the city Everyone Is Urged To Take Ad-
commnission to prepare a proposed vantage of Free Service Bein
legislative bill to be submitted to
the coining session of the state
legislature providing for a special
fire control tax district embracing
the territory surrounding the city
of Port St. Joe.
Under provisions of the measure
the city will receive compensation
in return for providing fire protec-
tion to adjoining areas.
At present, when the fire depart-
ment responds to calls outside the
city limits, the, city itself is. left
without -protection. And, too, the
cost of these runs .is borne by the
taxpayers of the city.
If this special tax district is set
up, the.ciUty will be enabled to se-
cure another fire truck for standby
use in case a 'fire should occur
inside the city limits when the de-
partment is responding to a call
outside the city.
Anderson Heads Legion
Post For Coming Year
Victor Anderson was elected as
commander of Willis V. Rowan
Post 116, American Leg-ion, at the
regular meeting Tuesdiay night, and
will serve for the ensuing twelve
months. He is a veteran of World
War II and succeeds J. D. Lane.
Other officers named, were: J.
D. Lane., first vice-commander; Bill
Trawick, second,.vice;comi sander;
W. A. Roberts, third 'vice-com-
mander; W. P. Comforter, adju-
tant; Ralph Rich, .historian; W. E:
Tra-mmell, finance officer, and J.
T. Simpson, service officer.
Installation ceremonies will be
held at the. April 15 meeting of the
At Baptist Revival
The spring revival of the First
Baptist Church, which has beeau
scheduled since last fall for the
month of March, began last Sun-
day and will continue through Sun-
day, March 30.
The singing is, being led by L.
G. Meadows, pastor of the First
Baptist Church- of Plateau, Al'a, He
is one of the most capable leaders
of music for evangelistic meetings
known to the -local 'Baptist pastor,
especially in view o.f .the fact that
he do.- s not give his time exclu-
sively. to it. -
The preaching is being done by
Pastor R. F. H-allford', who needs
Offered By Health Board
Plans for the arrival in Gulf
county on March 31 of the mobile
X-ray unit of the Florida State
Board of Health have been com-
pleted by the Gulf Co.unty Tuberca-
losis and. Health Association and
the following schedule set up:
Monday, Mar.ch 31-Port St. Joe,
high school, 11 a. m. to 1 p. m.
(white.); paper mill, 2:45 to 4:45
p. m. and 10:45 to 11:45 p. m.
Tuesday, April 1-Port St. Joe,
pa-per mill, 9 to 11 a. in.; Reid Ave-
nue, across fiom postof.fice, 3 to 5
p. in. (white and colored!); paper
mill, 10:45 to 11:45 p. m.
Wednesday, April 2 Port St.
Joe, Reid Avenue, across from
postolfice, 10 a.- m. to 12 nooa
(w'hits and colored); Damon Pe-
ters store, 2 to 3 p. m. (colored);
Kenney's Mill1, 4:30 to 6:30 p. m.
Thursday, April 3--Wewahitchka
high school, 10 a. m. to 12 noon;
.courthouse, 2 to 5 p. m.
With this new X-ray equipment
from 100 to 150 persons can be
X-rayed in an hour. The process is
very simple, taking but a minute.
Registration cards are filled out,
(Continued on Page 3)
Port St. Joe Band Enters
Marianna District Meet
Members of the Port St. Joe high
school band, along with Bandmas-
ter Stanford 'Beckham, are plan-
ning to attend the sixth district
band festival to be held March 28
and 29 in Marianna.
The. bands winning a first di-
vision rating in the district festi-
val will be elip'-blc '- ,!pct *"'
the state band contest to be held
next month in Miami.
Fourteen bands, will attend the
festival this year. The schedule
will begin next Friday, when solo-
ists. ensemibres and twi-lera will
pefornm. Their. class C and D band
will present concerts Friday after-
noon after which a street parade
is planned, with all bands partici-
pating. A marching contest will be
held at 8 p. in. Concerts will be
continued throughout Saturdlay.
Court of Honor To Be
Held Monday Evening
The parents and friends of Boy
no introduction to a Port St. Joe Scouts and Cub S0couts are invited
congregation, he having been pas- to attend the Court of Honor to be
tor of the church for more than held next Monday evening at 8
five yea-s .o'clock in the Methodist Church.
Attendance, is growing with each The Court of Honor is one' of
service, and interest is. becoming the most important occasions in
stronger. The meeting will continue i the scouting activity, a time, when
with one service daily, at 7:30 p.I awards of merit and accomplish-
m., except that services will b.e. ment are presented. This Court of
held at the regular hours on Sun- rIonor calls for the presentation of
day. The public is cordially in- 47 awards and the reception of a
x-ited to attend. Cub Scout into the scout troop.
JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB IS New Street Lights Are
STAGING DANCE TONIGHT Soon To Be Installed
The Junior Woman's Club is The board of city commissioners
sponsoring a dance tonight at the has aut-horized the Florida Power
Centennial Auditorium s-tanting at. Corporation to provide 72 n w
9 o'clock and continuing until 1. street lights throughout the city,
Admission is 75c par couple. to be of 1000 lumens (100 candle-
Tickets will be sold at the door. power to you).
No charge for tables and chairs, The new lights, will provide more
and no reservation are necessary. illumination than the present ones,
See the Junior class play, "The and a number of hitherto uni-llumi-
Bargain Bride." at 8 o'clock at the iiated sections will be provided'
school, then come to the dance. with lights.
PAGE TWO THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1947
MINUTES OF CITY COMMISSION
Minutes of regular meeting thority to regulate, charges made by
of the City Commission of operators of taxicabs. The attor-
City of Port St. Joe held in ney advised, this power is not
City Hall, on 7th day of Jan- granted' by present charter.
uary, 1947, at 8:00 p. m. Commiss-ioner Minus reported
Meeting of the commission was Mrs-. Mary Colemaif had beenden -
held at this time with Commission- aged as, hospital superintendent
ers Chestnut, Conklin, Minus and at salary of $250.00.per month for
Sharit present, together with Clerk first three months, $275.00 for next
Tomlinson and. Attorney Lewis. three months, -and $30,0 per month.
Commissioner Sharit acted as the thereafter, and moved confirmation
chairman due to absence of Mayor ol this action by the commission,
Soule. which motion was dul-y unanimous-
Mifiutes of previous meeting were ly adopted.
read and approved. Commissioner Chestnut reported
The clerk presented verbal ap- no-U-turn ordinance, is not being
plication from Eugene R. Williams. enforced. Commissioner Sharit
for reftind of $50.00 on occupational stated he would have proper signs
license recently purchased undee made for placing at intersections
disabled veterans exemption laws. on Reid Avenue.
The clerk was instructed to get at- There being no further business
fid&vit from this party to effect thes commission adjourned.
no exemption has been allowed
elsewhere for this pe.riod.
The clerk and building inspector
.were. instructed to inspect all the-
aters within the city for emergency
exits and to report to the -eommis-
F. E. Trammell, Gulf county
'health officer, appeared relative to
having residents provide sanitary
giaribage containers and other pro-
posals. -He and the chief of police
were instructed to check present
ordinances and enforce same.
Commissioner Conklin inquired
as to whether -or not election of
mayor and other officers is in or-
dter for the coming year at this
time. The attorney .ruled- that in
his opinion the present mayor is
elected to serve for two years from
diate of election unless removed by
the. commission, and other officers
and employees are employed to
serve at the pleasure of the com-
Commissioner Sharit inquired as
to whether or not the city has an-
Minutes of regular meeting
of the City Commission of
City of Port St. Joe held in
-City Hall on 21st day of Jan-
uary, 1947, at 8:00 p. m.
Regular meeting of the commis-
sion was held at this time with
Commissioners, Chestnut, Conklin,
Minus and Sharit -and Mayor-Com-
missioner Soule present. Clerk
Tomlinson and Attorney Lewis
were also present.
Minutes of previous meeting were
read and approved.
Refund of $50.00 to Eugene R.
Williams on, license was authorized
account disabled veterans statutory
Deed was executed' for 50 by 50
foot tract occupied by water pump-
ing station No. 3 to be exchanged
for Lot 14 in Block 40.
The attorney was instructed to
prepare ordinance revising cigar-
ette tax collections requiring the
stamps. to be affixed to packages
by wholesale dealers and allowing
THE COMPLETION OF INSTALLATION OF
ITS NEW PROJECTION EQUIPMENT!
Now offering the very best in Motion Picture
Entertainment with the finest and latest
Projection Equipment money can buy.
I Come See the .Improvement
One Look At Our Screen Tells the Story!
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YTp 02 ol p o p -- -- 0 0 -0to 10 s w 'w
10 per cent discount for compen .
station account labor required in so j
affixing the stamps.
.1946 financial statement was
Mayor Soule presented letter
from Mrs. Lyle, former hospital
technician, requesting two weeks,
pay in lieu of notice. This was not
Commissioner Minus moved em-
ployees of the city be given two
weeks vacation with pay annually
after serving twelve months, said
vacations to be. taken at time fixed
by the mayor or hospital superin-
tendent, and in event it is not fea-
sible to give time off, compensa-
tion be allowed in lieu thereof.
This motion was, unanimously car-
It was ordered that no further
allowance be made for salary of
employees whose services- are dis-
continued beyond date of sever-
The mayor and clerk were in-
structed, to pay old hospital bills
when funds are available.
The clerk was instructed, to write
Pensacola Linen Supply Company
to get in touch with the mayor
relative to hospital laundry.
Commissioner Sharit reported
Mrs. Alfred I. duPont had con-
tributed a sum sufficient to install
a water treatment and filtering
plant, whereupon Commissioner
Minus offered Resolution No. 141
RESOLUTION NO. 141
Whereas, A water filtering plant
and system has long been one of
the paramount needs of the City of
Port St. Joe and its inhabitants,
Whereas, The cost of installation
of such water filtering plant and
system has been beyond the fi-
nancial means and ability of the
city government to install on ac-
count of its great cost, and
Whereas, Mrs. Alfred I. duPont
has made known to the City of
Port St. Joe, Florida, her desire
and, intention to present to the
people of Port St. Joe as a gift, a
water filtering plant and' system
that will meet with the needs ol
the City' of Port St. Joe for many
years, to come, and
Whereas, The people of the. City
of Port St. Joe have received this
generous offer of Mrs. Alfred I.
duPont with thanks and apprecia-
Be. It Resolved by the City Conm-
mission of the City of Port St. Joe,
1. That the City Comm-ission of
the City of Port St. Joe, Florida,
by unanimous vote, speaking for
and on behalf of all the people of
said city, by this resolution, desire
to express to Mrs. Alfred I. duPont
:their warmest and most sincere
appreciation and thanks for lher
generous gift of a water filtering
plant to the City of Port St. Joe;
that such generous gift will add
much to the further enjoyment or
]lh our people and for which we are
all most grateful.
2. That this, commission further
express our appreciation and grati-
tude to Mrs. Alfred I. duPont and
to the companies with which she
is associated, for the many gener-
Ousi contributions, financially and
otherwise, made to the city and its
inhabitantE, and for her deep and
continued' interest in the advance-
ment, development and well-being
of the people of this community,
which has been so generously ex-
pressed in the past.
3. That this resolution be incor-
porated in the minutes of the com-
mission; that a certified copy un-
der -the seal of the city be trans-
mittedi to Mrs. Alfredi I. duPont.
and that copies be furnished to the
local and state press.
Upon call of the roll on adoption
of Resolution No. 141 the vote
was: Ayes, 5. Nays, none.
Tli ho., ital superintendent was
authorized to purchase new type-
writer and. trade in old machin-
for best price obtainable.
Request from Creech Bros. for
reduction of license was not al-
Commissioner Chestnut inquirer
as to whether or not the chief or
police was, acting as deputy sher-
iff; no action being ordered on
this as the chiefs is not present.
Purchase of Ford truck chassis
There being no further busiunss
the commission adjourned.
Guests From Massachusetts
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tapper of
New Bedford, Mass.. are the guests
this week of Caipt. and Mrs. Rob-
GULF ROOFING AND SHEET
PRACTICAL SHEET IRON and COPPERSMITHS
SATISFI-ED IF IT'S MADE OF SHEET METAL
CUSTWERS WE CAN MAKE IT!
a I? All Work Guaranteed-Give Us a Triail
One Mile West of Postoffice On Panama
S' City Highway
P. 0. BOX 186 WEWAHITCHKA, FLA.
This is the season of the year when menus as well as wardrobes
are likely to need pepping up, and you'll find a visit to your A&P
a real spring tonic. I know I always get plenty of new ideas just
from looking over A&P's wide selection of fine foods ... and
come home with plenty of grand values, too.
This treat for the children is
child's play to make: Melt 1 tbsp.
of butter in saucepan; add % cup
of sugar, 1 tsp of
// salt and % cup of
ly until sugar
melts. Then boil
ally) till a. small amount of mix-
ture cracks when dropped in cold
water. Pour over 6 cups of SUNNY-
FIELD RICE PUFFS in large
bowl, stirring constantly. Form
into about 18 balls. Children love
SUNNYFIELD RICE PUFFS
with fruit, too, so buy an extra
package at your A&P!
LUSCIOUS WITH LAMB
To make a perfect dinner partner
for a roast, combine sweet, tender
IONA CANNED PEAS from the
A&P withcooked small white onions
and chopped mint leaves. Whether
or not March goes out like a lamb,
I predict that you'll go for this de-
licious dish with your lamb!
MAKE IT SNAPPY!
Are you looking for a dessert
that's a snap to whip up? Then
line a 9" pie plate with 1%/2 cups
of ginger snap crumbs mixed with
14 cup of butter or margarine;
Chill thoroughly; fill with A&P
APPLESAUCE and top with
whipped cream. Smooth, tasty
A&P APPLESAUCE is grand
with gingerbread and griddle
cakes, too, so stock up at the A&P!
HOLLANDAISE YOU'LL PRAISE
Strange as it seems, though hard.
to make, Hollandaise is easy to
imitate. Here's how: Beat 2 egg
yolks till thick; melt % cup of
butter till creamy
in appearance; ilii//,
add to egg yolks,
stantly. Cook in
saucepan over low
heat till thickened.
Remove from stove and add 1 tbsp.
of vinegar or 1%: tbsps. of lemon
juice. To give this ..p.gk Hollan-
daise the delicate flavor of the real
McCoy, be sure to use fresh, high-
, quality A&P BUTTER.
PRESTO OR WEAREVER
PRESSURE COOKERS. $11.45
ELECTRIC RADIATOR HEATERS $25.00
WEBSTER (Plays 12 Records Through'Your Radio)
Automatic PHONOGRAPH ATTACHMENT $24.95
Aluminum' CLOTHES HAMPER (Nice Size) $7.95
CANISTER SETS (For Your Kitchen)
10-QUART GALVANIZED PAILS .
KITCHEN STOOLS, A Real Asset In the Kitchen 65c
ELECTRIC TOASTERS (Regular $4.25) $2.95
DOUBLE Regular $14.95 Now $10.95
SINGLE Regular $5.95 Now $3.95
COME IN AND SEE THE
NEW EVINRUDE MOTORS
NOW ON DISPLAY
Brooks Sporting Goods
and CAST IRON WOOD RANGES
We Have a Limited Quantity of
Chavers-Fowhand Furniture Co.
D. Brigman, Mgr. Port St. Joe, Fla.
T14E STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1947
I A ,V M,-i- 21. 17 TEN
Leo Kennedy, Manager
Port St. Joe, Florida
Two In Port St. Joe Are
Issued Teacher Certifical
The state department of e.ducati
during February issued teaci
certificates to two residents
Port St. Joe, a graduate certifica
to Mrs. Frances Palmer Sande
and a temporary certificate to M
Katherine Mullins Brooks.
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Best Time for Mulches
Most mulches should be appli
after the ground has frozen a litt
If a mulch is put on earlier, roder
may make their nests in it. Th
they are likely to feed upon t
crowns or stems of the-plants.
PORT ST. JOE,' FLORIDA
USE OUR NEW
TIRES SEAT COVERS RADIOS
HEATERS MECHANICAL REPAIRS
PAINT AND BODY WORK
NEW CARS ARE STILL
Keep the ld4 Car Running and Looking Good
Until Your New FORD Arrives!
SMALL DOWN PAYMENTS
FROM 6, 8 OR 10 MONTHS TO PAY
Let Us Make You An Estimate
On Complete Repairs
To the Old Car
ST. JOE MOTOR CO.
PHONE 37 PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
MODEL 1-J STANDARD SINGLE
Proposed Bill Would Put I
tes Fraser In As ComptrollerI OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY CONTINUES THRU MARCH
on Senator John W. Beacham of T
her West Palm. Beach is readying a
of bill which would put Senator Ed T h e tt
ate Fraser of Macclenny into the of-
irs., fice of state comptroller. Published Weekly By Featuring
rs. Fraser was elected to the. office BOYLES "Tips From Across Our
by the people at the last general DEPARTMENT STORE Counter To Wise
election, but Governor Caldwell de Port St. Joe; Florida Shoppers"
lined to commission him, holding
ed that Gay', his political appointee,
le. should remain in the job because, Vol. 1 Friday, March 21, 1947 No. 34
nts lhe charged. Fraser was a member
en of a legislative group which raise BOYLES FIRST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION MARCHES ON!
the salary for the office. The state
courts sustained, the governor. NEW VALUES ARRIVING VIA A. & N. DAILY!
Beaeham's bill would. kill the
raie for the office, thus making DEAR SHOPPERS: sings a song of spring and sum-
F:aser eligible, as the. West Palm It sounded like a heckle to us mer -. the time when Port
Beach. senator views it. Cutting when we first heard, the term St. Joe blooms out with gay spirits
the salary back to $7500 from to- "Doodldbug" applied to the Apa- and bright colors it's, a
day's $9000 figure will remove the lachicola Northern Railroad'. wonderfull time to be alive! Should
only barrier which Caldwell and We.ll, ,heckle or no heckle, the job you not be alive, drop in to see usi -
the courts. contend bars FFiaser 'hat is now being done by this in- a free show 1Birth-
from the office;, according to Bea- dipensable railroad deserves a day Party Spirit a store
chain. word of praise. Rain or shine, hot .blooming with gorgeous m.archan-
--- ----- r c.ld, Diesel or steam-powered, dise! You'll come alive
X-RAY UNIT SCHEDULE :lhe rolls everyl day to take it away and you'll be glad you came!
and bring it back! (Now, boys,
(Continued from Page 1) don't overdo this thing! There Mrs. Susie B. Chason joins our
all pencils, pens, etc., are removed cones a time in the life of all mer- store family with the same spirit
,from shirts and blouses (the slogan chants when it MUST go out at that she talks, works and. lives!
;being "Keep Your Shirt On"), you the front door as fast as it comes 1When you're blue, she'll cheer you
walk into the X-ray unit, a picture in at the back!) Supt.,Joe Sharit, up when you're sick, she'll
of your chest is. made., and it'is all Dispatcher George Suber, Freight minister to your needs. ; .
over. The actual X-raying time Agent A. S. Chason andi Express- when you're shopping, she'll get
'takes about 30 seconds. man Frank Rowan, along with th.e all, your money if you don't watch
This' service is free. Anyone 15 other members of the personnel, out! We welcome this siplend-id
years of age or older, regardless are on tlle ball. They've been pull- lady into our organization, and she -
of age, race., color or creed, may ing for all of us they've, invites her friends, to meet her
get an X-ray. Tuberculosis re- filled Boyles Department Store here.
aspects, neither age or race-anyone with glorious new postwar mer.
may get tuberculosis. i:han.dise and we get a thrill every We had occasion to. drop in at
.Since TB is passed from a pe.r- time we walk up and down the the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
son wiho has the disease to one aisles. They've filled our E. Rich rece ly and Mrs,. Rich
who, does not, it is easy to see that stomachs and pantrys with grocer- pointed out a couple' of comfortable
it is a community problen If there 1es.. They've kept the wood looking chairs that displayed fa-
is one case of tuberculosis in the piled high on the grounds of the nliar looking covers of a luxur-
community, the. health of the en- Joe Paper Co. and performed s aearance s.he co
.tire community is in danger. The services too numerous to mention, ns apearanm he f with materiaco
only way it call be controlled is to, We ereby register our t s and ro Boyles department Store. ial
titteen rahs to this ex, t little from Boyles. Department Store
find those perso-ns, who have it, iroa and- l it didn't look so hIot on the sl,
and- they in turn must be treated peraon every member orf its but it sure blossomed out on those
and cured of the disease. Personnel. Boyles Department claimss with a little help e rom Mrs.
The X-ra'y finds tuberculosis in s trepledges, its best effort to chairs with a little helprowhat rs.
tealstewetlrender a' service to each of youP adch. Isn't it w l oderhi whatl d a
the early stages when there are in recirocation.few yards of material will do? .'.
no outward signs-a person may if you haven't tried it, come in to-
'have the disease, be giving it to Our Birtlhday, Party rolls on dlay and we'll help you happily
others, and not aksow it. It isin with added, momentum. New items with your selection. Yard goods
these early s-tages that thIe disease
is easiest tc ieire. alre- making their appearance so s ole of our pets and believe us,
is easies i eany that we hardly know where we've thousands of yards to sell as
If this survey is to be a success, to begin to Tattle with "Tips From well as pet! We really meant to
if tuberculosis is to be controlled Across Our Counter." ile we're give you more Birthday Pa rty
in Port St. Joe, Gulf county and Acros's Our Counter." While we're give you more Bithday Partx
te stt Ste,. oe, Gpeulf oun t yearsnd getting wound u1p, here's a follow news and,' here we are with'
the state, each person 15 years of p on last week .... "LOVABLE 'space running out talking about
.age. anda older must co-operate by 'BtRASSIERtES" are here and are .pEts it"s the fault of the
having a chest X-ray. Surely. a simply talking out loud! Weheard head not of the heart .
few minutes is not too much timethem say "Th ere's More to Beauty forgive us this time and we'll men-
hoealnth. Thani a Pretty Face." They'i'e go- tionl below a Big Birthday Favor
Sing out o. one two 'or two for You that should start
Mother III -. three at a time. To try you running!
Mrs. A. J. Owen left last Friday them is to love them! Anl invoice, Youri Hiumbe Servant, Who
morning for Bradenton, called to ip pears on that long-sought-fo.r Still Believes Thalt the- Door
that city by the illness on f her White Batiste, a fine soft quality dfle'bug Is the Most Important
that, Mrs. 'G. E. Tompkinss of her fit for a King or a Queen. Girls. Bug (there's plenty of 'e.m,
othe, Ms. G. E. kins. e sure to see the neW Skirts, too) in Port St. Joe, a Grow-
The tomato is preserved, in a Blouses, Sport Shirts anld other ing City,
greater variety of ways than any casual mlerflhandise that surely R. GLENN BOYLES.
.: A" -A Birthday Party Bell Ringer! A Birthday Party Addition!
You'll wonder when you see this For Women Who Prefer Half Sizes
s group of 28 Just Unpacked!
I STYLISH "MARIE DRESSLER"
SSMART DRESSES FROCKS
Reduced to $5.9114.75
S VALUES UP TO $16.50$14.75
SStyle without extravagance, su-
Someone asked what the one cent perb quality, properly propor-
was for? That's to pay for our tioned to give you what you
First Birthday Celebration! You have been looking for
F R PL MI N can close your eyes buy in a dress!
FOR PLUMBI one and you'll be lucky! 16/2 to 221,4 See Them!
DONE RIGHT A Birthday Party Value For Your Kitchen Or Bath!
AT THE RIGHT PRICE COLORFUL FOUR-PIECE
PHONE 108 COTTAGE CURTAINS $2.50
for Bright, cheerful patterns on a quality material. Full cut and
fast colors. To look is to buy!
S THE PLUMBER ,A FESTIVAL OF VALUES! BOYLES FIRST BIRTHDAY
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNI-4 FLORIDA
PREDAY MARCH 21 197
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Published Every Friday at 306 Williams Avenue,
Port St. Joe, Fla., by The Star Publishing Co.
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Entered as second-class matter, December 10, 1987, at th*
Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Fla., under Act of March 3, 1879.
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TO ADVERTISERS-In case of error or omissions in adv*r-
tisements, the publishers do n6t bold themselves liable for
damage further than amount received for much advertisemeanl
The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word
is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts;
the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken wort
Is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country a Right or Wrong
GIVE TO THE RED CROSS
There is every reason why 'the people of
Gulf county should make it their business to
'see that the goal set for the campaign of the
American Red Cross is promptly met. It is a
relatively small amount for us to contribute
to the great work of the organization which
-'is, after all, our representative in the fight
against disease, disaster and the ills that be-
set service men and their families.
The goal set for Gulf county amounts to
about 35 cents for each person in the county,
a relatively small contribution for us to pay'
as (1) something like insurance to provide re-
lief in the event of disaster and epidemics and
(2) as a cheerful participation in the guaran-
teeing the same service for others.
We hope that the people here will not get
the idea that the work of the Red Cross ended
with the war. It is true that many demands
have been diminished and that the organiza-
tion will not need to spend as much as it did
in the last fiscal year, when its expenditures
for services to the armed forces totaled $107,-
000,000. The need for assistance to ex-service
men is great and, in addition, there is much
to be done for the hundreds of thousands still
ini the arnled forces.
For young men in the occupation forces, for
,wounded veterans at.home and to the families
Sof. veterans facing difficult adjustment in the
days of peace, the American Red Cross has
much to do. This work cannot be accomplished
without the financial aid of the people of the
United States who are the sdle source of
revenue for the organization. .,--
-The peace-time program of the Red Cross
alone merits the confidence and loyal support
of us all. It continues to carry succor and hope
to Mihe victims of disaster, flood, tornado, hur-
ricane and wreck. It seeks intelligently to
build the nation's health and to conserve its
human resources. It must be prepared, at all
times, to meet unlimited demands for the al-
leviation of suffering and the mitigation of
Surely, the work of the Red Cross ig too
well known to require additional elucidation.
The only purpose of this editorial is to call
the campaign to the attention of the,people
of Gulf county in the confidence that this will
be sufficient to cause our people to meet their
share of the budget requirements for the
WHERE WE CAME IN
When 'the first atomic bomb exploded in
.New' Mexico, the desert sand turned to fused
This fact has given certain archiato'ofist- a'-
turn. They have been digging in the ancient
Euphrates Valley and have uncovered a layer
of agrarian culture 8000 years old, and a layer
of herdsman culture much-older,.and a still
older caveman culture.. Recently they reached
another layer of fused green glass.
Think it over, brother. -This Week.
Only 55 of Florida's legislators are native-
born, according to statistics compiled by Sec-
retary of State Bob Gray, who commented it
should be an "intelligent" session, as 87' have'
had college training.
AGAINST A SALES TAX
J. E. Webb of St. Petersburg is outstanding
among the retail merchants of the United
States. He knows about all there is about the
retail business, how to help it, how to hurt
it. He's talking vigorously against a suggested
state sales tax. Because of his high place in
the retail world, his words are entitled to
Webb told the Mi'ami Herald: -
Florida is becoming a retailer's paradise, if
it is not cursed with a sales tax. All over Flor-
ida, millions of dollars are being put into new
store buildings, with every type of fixtures
and lighting devices that science can provide.
New architectural beauty helps create a buy-
ing mood with our visitors.
We are making all the other states third-
raters in comparison with promoting new
business. nl a 10,000-mile tour, just completed,
I could find no state with anything compar-
able to offer the buying public in' attractive
stores, good merchandise and pleasant shop-
All this building, all these improvements,
will pay off 'huge dividends if the legislature
doesn't strangle the whole program with a
sales tax. Visitors to Florida must be kept in
a good buying mood and n'ot harassed with
nuisance taxes and objectionable features that
A visitor kept in a happy buying mood will
spend more for luxuries in a month down here
than he will spend back home in the other
eleven months of the year-if we keep him
in that nmood.
A general sales tax of 3 per cent would cost
the average man's family $75 a year. A state
sales tax would reduce sales of some com-
modities as much as 50 per cent. The mer-
chants and public should be on their guard to
head off a sales tax at this coming legislative
Florida should do nothing that would, in
any way, operate against the state's commer-
cial progress. It should do nothing to injure
any legitimate line of business. It should do
nothing to' discourage the buying public. It
should do nothing to antagoniize visitors to
The general sentiment is that a state sales
tax would do all of these harmful things.' If
the legislature can be convinced of this, it will
kill the sales tax proposal.-Tampa Tribune.
THE CHANGING TIMES
During' *he war, and for some time after it
ended, stores here in Port' t. foed !ad tQ take
whatever goods were offered them, even when
prices were high and quality was low. Con-
sumers had to be content with smaller and
poorer stocks to choose from. This was a sit-
uation that couldn't be helped-it was the cer-
tain consequence of war's insatiable demands
on our producing machine.
Now, however, times seem to be rapidly
changing-and for. the better. Our local busi-
ness men are casting jaundiced eyes on sub-
standard merchandise. They are questioning
prices which seem out of line. They know that
their customers will again demand the best
possible product for the least possible price-
and they are out to meet that demand.
This certainly doesn't mean that prices are
going to crack wide open-the pressures are
still inflationary in many cases. But it does in-
dicate that there is going to be less and less
shoddy merchandise here in Port St. Joe-and
more and more goods which offer maximum
-and dependable value in their price brackets.
And. by-the sanie token, store stocks are once
more being built up to approximations of pre-
war abundance and selection.
And believe it or not. uvr Port St. Joe mer-
chants are as pleased as anyone else to see
the economy of scarcity gradually disappear.
Wonder what the 1947 legislature will do
in the way of raising taxes? We canl-hardly
expect that august body to lower them.
Optimist and pessimist are often wrong, but
the optimist has the.most fun.
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"I IMAGINE NEIGHBOR BINKS WILL ORDER
ADEQUATE WIRING FOR HIS PLACE TOMORROW'.
Don't overload your wiring system. When yeu
build or modernize provide ADEQUATE WIRIG.,
e FLORIDA POWER CORPORATION
Rev. R. F. Hallford took a novel
STARDUST and me th.od of distributing his hand-
bills for the revival now going on
MOONSHINE at the Baptist Church. He
had Capt. Davis. take him up in a
p!ane over the city and he threw
While getting our sparse locks out the bills. We don't know what
trimmed in Hammock's tonsoria results hei got, but there' was a
trimmed in Hammock's tonsorial
rather stiff breeze blowing in oft
parlor te other day (yp, it' old the bay and from what we saw we
man Hammock's, again-W. N. Con- imagine that when the, plane' ar-
nell having sold it back to him) Irived back at the airport the hand-
Gus. Cree.ch was' in the next chair bill's: were there ahead of it, as they
and we got to discussing dandruff, all apparently overshot the. main
He said he'd been tered with portion of the city. However, the
He said he'd been :pestered with it ou t i t, wilder-
[or years and just recently got rid residents out there in the wilder-
ness around Hunter's Circle and
of it by going out to the beach at O Gvro b n k n
Beacon. Hill and rubbing the fine bably now know
that there is a revival going on at
salty sand into his, hair and then the B tis C rch .
.the Baptist Church.
rinsing it out in the salt water
and letting it dry without benefit' We watched C. F. Gautreaux ap-
of a towel.. And for the p1roach us on the street the otler
past 20 years, we've spent at least "day, and with his stiff neck he
$1000 trying to get rid, of our dan- somehow reminded us of a turtle.
druff! We'll probably try Said he was contemplating goinu.
it, being a sucker for any kind of up to the mineral springs at Cot-
a touted d'andruf cure, and if it toanwood, Ala., to see if he could
works we'll, tell you about it. f .'do something about it. "You'know,
it don't, we'll probably be .cussing it sure is hard to eat peas with a
out Gus Creech. knife when you have a stiff neck,"
You ought to see' that new seed he said. We sympathized with him
display rack Maoyor Horace Soule but told, him the best way to eat
display rack Mayo' Horace Soule peas is to cover a slice of bread
has' installed in his hardware, em-
thickly with butter and then turn
porium. It's, a dilly, but you .should lit upside down on thepeas, which
have heard' Hizzoner grumibling it upsMe down on the peas, which
about putting the seeds in their stick in the butter in a most satis-
pro.per places, and receptacles. fying manner and eliminate the
Seem.s. to us. that a man who knife-balancing act.
owns. a department store and prob-
ably has at least a thousand pair Tree Growth
of shoes on athe shelves could.' at- Pines do not grow as fast as cot.
ford to own a pair o brogans, but tonwood or Chinese elm, but if giv.
ford to own a pair of' brogar., ut en good care make fairly rapid
maybe it's like the shoemaker growth once they are well estab-
whose children go barefoot, and lished. With good care pines will
the printer who 'never' has enough average a foot or more growth in
time to print letterheads for him- height per year. It is not uncom.
self. Anyway, the other mon for pines to grow to a height
day Glen.n Boyles was seen stand- of 10 or 12 feet in ten years or to a
day Glenn Boyles was seen stand- height of 20 feet or more in 20 years,
ing in, front of his department The pines are hardy and will last
store, sans shoes, admiring the a long time.'
FRIDAY, MARCH .21, 1947
FRIDAY. MARCH 21. 1947 THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA PAGE FIVE
Committee Urges Tax
Commission For State
A state tax commission to super-
'vise and, aid in the assessment of
.property values in Florida's 67
counties has 'been recommended
by the citizens' tax committee.
Despite some improvements since
1940, the committee reported, prop-
erty valuations "do not yet ap-
proach the full value required by
'law and there is a wide range
in the levels at which taxes are
assessed, in the several counties."
It was further recommended that
the commission. be granted' consti-
tutional authority to act as an
equalization agency to adjust valu-
ations in-the various counties and
as, an appeal agency in the. equali-
zation of individual assessments.
The committee said "extensive
constitutional amendment" would
be required( to give the agency
such broad .powers.
Even with the substantial finan-
cial aid now given the counties by
the state, the .property tax re-
mains its chief sources of revenue,
the committee said, and its proper
administration. is, vital to the
, "healthy fiscal" condition of all lo-
Three reasons cited by the com-
mittee for the variAd and inequal
assessments, were: Lack' of state
supervision, lack of sufficient fa-
cilities, and personnel 'by the tax
assessors of smaller counties, and
the. advantage a county can obtain
in state subsidies and state-as-
sessedi taxes by keeping its valua-
Since 1941 when the so-called i00
per cent assessed valuation law
was enacted', the .committee saiht
property valuations have increased
21 per cent. However, it added, dur-
ing the same period Florida's, pop-
ulation increased more than, 30
per ce-nt and "property values ha.d
The committee said another re-
sult of under-valuation is that a
la gcr proportion of property is
covered by homestead' exemptions
and' thereby removed from the tax
Florida exempts homesteads up
to an assessed' valuation of $5000,
but the committee said' "many in-
.stances can be found where no
taxes are paid on valuable resi-
dences, apartment houses and ex-
tensive farms! with actual values
of $20,000 or more.."
The citizens .group also recom-
mendied the tax commission be a'.
thorized to. make a comprehensive
study of all tax exemptions in
Florida and submit a report to the
A preliminary report indicates
considearble abuse of the present
charitable, f.taternal and religious
exemptions, and th e'. committee
said these, a-long with homestead
exemptions, "constitute a definite
danger to the entire property tax
It pays to advertise try it!
YOUR ARMY DO ITS
PART FOR PEACE
WITH the President's proposal for the discontinuance of
Selective Service on March 31, America will rely on
voluntary enlistments for the maintenance of the Regular
Army at authorized strength.
In view of world conditions today, this is a step of
the gravest importance to every American citizen. Never
before in history has any nation raised and maintained
a million-man army by the volunteer system alone. Our
ideals, our belief in individual freedom, our safety and
our duty to promote world peace all are bound up in
Th your Army, and voluntary enlistment is your
choice. It must not fail. 'With your help it will not fail.
The Army must continue to 'provide adequate occupa-
tion forces overseas, to supply these forces, and to help
in keeping America strong and secure.
P, Your help and understanding can do much to en-
courage a steady flow of 3-year voluntary enlistments,
necessary to sound training and the efficient performance
of the Army's task.
When you discuss this subject with your sons, brothers,
husbands or friends who may be considering an Army
career, bear. in mind the advantages offered by a 3-year
enlistment. Among them are the choice of branch of
service and of overseas theater where openings exist, and
the opportunity for thorough training in valuable skills.
A job in the new Regular Army compares favorably
with the average in industry, and has more opportunities
for promotion than most.
You can help by giving your respect and support to
the man who enlists voluntarily to do his part in carry-
ing out your country's world-wide obligations to build
a peace that will endure.
ROBERT P. PATTERSON
SECRETARY OF WAR
FOR FUI. INFORMATION REGARDING
VOLUNTARY ENLISTMENT, CALL AT
ANY U.S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION
A. 'G 0.0 D JOB :FO.R YOU,:
FIN, E:..PR.OFEStION NOWI'.
U. S. ARMY RECRUITING SUB-STATION
1PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA
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FOR HEALTH'S SAKE
Ask Your Grocer For
Guernsey Milk Today
Governor Caldwell "tolerence for laxness," in local Shop In Tallahassee
government, arid the "chaotic con- Shopping in, Tallahassee Satur-
Lambastes Lawyers glo.m.ration" that is the Florida day of last week were Mrs. C. A.
judiciary of today. McClellan, Mrs. C. G. Costin, Mrs.
In bitter and caustic words, Gov- 'By training and' experience the Robert Tapper, Miss Erlin. Mc-
ernor Caldwell lambasted, the law- lawyer is better equipped than Clellan, Miss Sara Jo Costin. and
vers of Florida last week in a anyone else, he. said, to take the Jimmy Costin.
speech before the Florida Bar As- leadership in public affairs. He ----- -----
sociation, in' session at Tampa, for has the knowledge and, ability, but Spends Week-end Here
their apathy, timidity, and failure he has not made good. Mel Mag!dson, who is attending
to le-ad their fellows toward bet- -- college at Tallahassee, spent the
ter government and good citizen- Boiling Eggs week-end here with his wife and
rhip. When you plan to boil eggs which son.
Speaking as a member of the bar have been kept cold, they should be -----
as well a's governor of Florida, removed from the refrigerator at Refrigerator Shelves
Caldwell reminded his audience least half an hour before cooking To remove rust from refrigerator
to take the chill off the. eggs. Very shelves, clean them first with a mild
o' their "mosscovered urge" and cold eggs are more likely to crack scouring powder and hot water, then
"years of mumilyling" about speedy when placed in hot water than eggs cover them with a thin coating of
and more effective, justice, of their at room temperature, paraffin.
If You Think
Try buying ANY
of EQUAL FOOD
VALUE for two
pounds for 23c.
For Extra Value Ask For
Bayou George Guernsey
Pasteurized and packaged under
the most sanitary conditions for
your protection. . For your
convenience get the square,
s~ at L~a-'- --- dsrCc
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
,210 HARRISON AVWENUS
%AG a TU
Capital Gets Set For
Meet of Lawmakers
Signs of an approaching legisla-
tive session are shown in Tallahs-
see in the freshly painted capitol
corridors and the local emphasis
on beautifying homes and gardens;
Other signs are appeals for
rooms and apartments for legis-
lators and attaches. Plans to stag-
ger lunch periods of state em-
ployes during the session so city
restaurants will be able to handle
hundred's of extra customers. Cloth-
ing storeslurging customers to pur-
chase new outfits in order to have
their best feet forward during the
Frantic efforts to complete, the
south wing of the capitol before
April 8, when the senate will be
ready to open proceedings in its
new chamber. Oil burners are oe-
ing used to dry paint so application
of second coats can be speeded.
Spring cleaning in the lofty
house chamber, even extending to
sweeping the fibre block ceiling,
resulting in showering floors and
desks with sawdust-like particles,
making the house look as' if it had
been struck by a sandstorm.
Much remains to be done, how-
ever, before -the session begins
next month. New names must be
posted on the lhoise's two big vot-
ing boards and county nanimes on
representatives' desks must be re-
shuffled to accord with the 1945 re-
alpportionment of house member-
ship. Putnam, Madison and Suwan-
nee counties will have only one
representative apiece this session,
the three seats they lost going to
Sarasota, Brevard and Lee.
Rev. 0. D. Langston
Likes New Ministry
T. 'he following item, appearing in
ithe last issue of the Alabama
iChristian Adivocate, should be of
dnte.rest to friend's of Rev. and
iMrs. 0. D. Lan-gston: "Rev. 0. D.
iLangston says, the. list that ,he
tends of 64 puts Mt. Vernon in the
6lfolbile district on the 'Every Home
Roll' again, and we thank him and
liis people. This is Brother Langs-
iton's first year at Mt. Vernon and
3ie says, 'We. are very comfortably
'situated here. The people are giv-
uing us their co-operation and sup-
iport. The congregations, are gooa.
The folks gave us a nice pounding
soon after our arrival'."
Rites Held For Mrs. Rogers
Burial rites were h.e.ld Monday
itt Moores Bridge, near Tuscaloosa,
.Ala., for Mrs. Mary Rogers, 65, who
died Saturday in Wewa'hitchka at
the home of her son, M. W. Rogers.
FPuneral services wer.s held Sunday
Native highbush blueberry, red
cedar and common juniper are,
among the common wild plants that
may be 'Used in landscape plant-
ings on the home grounds.
4 We Have Just Received a
Fine Line of
SMALL LEATHER e
e Billfolds, Change Purses,
Men's Belts, 'Sam Browne
4 Belts, Wrist Watch Straps, *
Dog Harnesses, Key-Kits
4 and Key Rings, Suitcase.*
Handles, Truck Drivers' F
Billfolds, Skate Straps. D
We Also Stock a Full Line ot
4 All Types of Shoe Polishes
: THE LEADER SHOE "
We Doctor Shoes, Heel
. Attend Their Dyeing
Save Their Soles
Body of Missing Tyndall Six Died of Cancer
Field Officer Is Found
The body of Mtaj. David Smiley,
50, of Tyndall Field, missing since
lFrid.ay night, March 7, following a
parachute jump in the Lynn Haven
area, was found last Sunday after-
nroon in And'-rson bayou, an arm.
of North Bay. Major Smiley para-
chuted from a C-45 twin-engined
plane from. which four others
(Continued from page 1)
a cancer control program.
The first duty of the cancer pro-
grain will be to define the prob-
leni-that is, carry on an intensive.
case-findihg study to determine all
the known cases of cancer. This
will be done by education of the
public as to the common danger
Siffnl of ese~- hvsician
Port St. Joe, Fla.
Major Hill Is Promdted Convert Felt
From Captain To Major Use felt from discarded hats for
house slippers, handbags or mittens
for a school child. Felt may be
Major Darwin Hill of this city, stretched slightly, shrunk, or mold-
who has, -served in the U. S. army ed with steam and a hot iron, and
for the past 14 years, 26 months of sewed the same as cloth. Grease
which were spent overseas in the spots can be taken out of felt with
European theater, has been pro- a dry-cleaning solvent.
mote.d from captain to major. Ma- -
jor Hill is at the present time ad- Burning grass and weed fields
jutant of the P.iatt general hos-,damages soil fertility and injures
;>ital at Coral Gables, Fla. plant roots.
safely bailed out when the pilot education through county medical
saw the ship was running out of society programs covering early d,- WE STOCK MANY BRANDS OF WHISKIES
-as. agnosis of various cancer leisons;
----- by the establishment of detection Four Roses Imperial Carstairs White Seal
Change Garden Spot clinics throughout the state,, with Sunnybrook Hill and Hill Schenley's Reserve
Many farm gardeners need to tie co-operation, of the medical Lord Calveht Calvert Reserve Golden Wedding
change the position.of the garden s profession, and' by the establish- Old Thompson Paul Jones Calvert Special
just as anywhere else. Trees that ient of diagnostic and treatment Three Feathers Mt. Vernon Carstairs 1788
were small enough not to have centers in the larger cities for
harmed grandmother's garden may medically indigent persons. St Joe Bar
have grown so much and their roots Once cancer is discovered it can t J
spread so far that they are robbing 1be cured if found early enough.
your garden of moisture if you hap- There are only three methods Of PHONE 114 PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
pen to be still using the same land cure-radium, surgery and X-ray.
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AN N OU'NCING
We are extremely proud and
happy to announce our associa-
tion with two of the greatest
names in the automotive in-
dustry DODGE and PLYMOUTH.
It is our purpose to render a service to present
and future owners of Dodge and Plymouth
Motor Cars, and Dodge. Job-Rated Trucks, in
keeping with the quality, depend-
ability and good reputation of
Dodge and Plymouth products.
We cordially invite you to
visit our headquarters soon. We want to "get
acquainted" with you-have you see our facil-
ities-meet our personnel-and come to regard
us as your automotive headquarters!
You'll like our
You'll always get good service work in our shop.
It will be the work of experienced men who take
pride in doing a job right. And the cost will always
be fair and reasonable.
You will be sure, too, of always getting reliable,
factory-engineered Dodge and Plymouth parts. We
can keep youc car or truck running better and
longer. Yes-we believe it will pay you to 1lt us
be your "automotive headquarters"I
W & W Motors, Inc.
Panama City, Fla.
McGowin Motor Co.
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THE,.STAR, P ORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1947
RI InAV MARCH 921 .1Q47
J. A. M. CLUB HONORS MRS.
PRIDGEON ON BIRTHDAY
Mrs. A. D. Lawson was hostess
Monday night to the members oZ
th.' J. A. M. Club at her home on
Reid Av.nue. This being Mrs. Ruby
Pridgeon's birthday, she was the
'honor guest and was presented
with a lovely corsage of sweet peas
-by Mrs. Ned: Gainous.
After the regular hour of sew-
ing, the. guests, were invited to the
dining room where a lace-covered
table centered with a birthday
dake flanked by lighted tapers in
crystal candlesticks' and many at-
tractively wrapped: packages. met
the. eyes of all. After the singing
of "Happy Birthday," the honoree
opened .her packages and the ho6-
Itess presented each guest with a
crepe paper favor containing a pa-
per hat, which afforded much en-
tertainment during the course ot
A bountiful buffet supper con-
sisting c.: chicken spaghetti, cole-
slaw, deviled, eggs, sliced tomatoes,
spiced pears, hot rolls', cake and
coffee was swved by the hostess
to the thirteen members prese-nt
and, one visitor, Miss Sara Kelly,
The next meeting of the club
will be held March 31 with Mrs.
Eula Pridgeon at her home in
REBEKAH CIRCLE MEETS
AT OAK GROVE MONDAY
The Rebekah Circle of the Bap-
tist W. M. S. met Monday with
Mrs. E. V. Skinner at her home in
Oak- Grove. with 12 members, pres'-
ent. Mrs. W. 0. Nichols,, circle
The devotional, "Christ On the
Cross," with scripture from Psalm
22, was given iby Mrs. Otis Pyle,
and' Mrs. Charles Crawford 'led in
prayer. Parts for the Royal Serv-
ice program to be given March 24
anid playlet parts to be pres'ntea
Ft a forthcoming meeting at We-
wahitchka were given out by Mrs.
Pyle, program chairman, and busi-
ness matters relating to the re-
vival now in progress and to the
school of missions were discussed.
The introduction to the. book, "A
Guide To Community Missions,"
was interestingly reviewed by Mrs.
Crawford, after which the meeting
was closed by all repeating the
Mrs. Skinner; assisted by Mrs.
Harry Brewton, served, sandwiches,
cake and coffee to her guests.
Close attention to every de-
tail-helping to carry the bur-
d'en of those we serve-per-
son'al interest and feeling in
problems that arise in times
of bereavement. These are the
things which our friends tell
us, is an inspiration.
When the need arises,
let us serve.
Comforter Funeral Home
218 SEVENTH STREET
PHONE 326 Day or Night
24-Hour Ambulance Service
MRS. DAUGHTRY HOSTESS
TO BAPTIST CIRCLE TWO
Mrs. W. J. Daughtry was hostess.
to Baptist W. M. U. Circle Two
Monday afternoon at her home. on
Fourth Street. Visitors were Mrs.
W. C. Pridgeon, W. M. U. pre-si-
dcn-t, and Mrs. Kate Ilarrell.
Mrs,. E. C. Cason, program chair-
man, opened the meeting with an
interesting talk on home missions.
Work of the mission board's, in 11-
linois, Texas and Kentucky was
outlined by Mrs. W. Ramsey, Mrs.
W. S. Smith and Mrs. Daughtry,
followed by the watchword, and
prayer 'by Mrs. W. C. Pridgeon.
Good reports were. received from
all chairman, following which the
meeting was dismissed with prayer
)y Mrs. L. E. Voss.
The hostess served sandwiches,
cake and soft drinks, to the eight
members present during the social
The next meeting of this circle,
in April, will be held with Mrs. W.
METHODIST W.S.C.S. HOLDS
PROGRAM AT CHURCH
The Methodist W. S. C. S. met
at the church Monday afternoon,
the meeting being opened with the
Lhyimn, "Hymn lor Children," fol-
lowing which Mrs. C. A. Brown
presided' over a short business ses-
The group then observed silent
prayer. Mrs. J. L.- Temple gave the
introduction to the program, "Thou
Art Our FEather." Those taking
part 'on the program were Mrs. D.
T3. Lay, Mrs. Glenn Boyles, Mrs.
T. L. Sharit. Mrs. Pervis. Howell
,.vid Mrs. J. C. Laney. The meeting
Personals Clubs Churches
MYRTICE 0. SMITH, Editor PHONE 51
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
was closed with prayer.
The various circles meet next
Monday as follows: Susie Peach
Foster with Mrs. Walter Johnson;
Ruth Lawrence with Mrs. D.; B.
MEETS AT WHITE CITY
The White City Home Demon-
stration Club held its regular meet-
ing Thursday of last week at the
community .building with the pres-
ident, Mrs. Eula Stebel, presiding.
During the bustiess session it
was voted to change the time of
meeting from 3 p. m. to 2 p. m.
The diemonstiiation given by Mrs.
Wilma Revel was the making ot
hot pads. No trouble was encoun-
tered making pads with the. frames
and loopers', but did the fun be-
gin when the members endeavored
to crochet the pads!
Mrs. Verona -Sealey and Mrs.
Claudia Sewell were the hostesses
serving coca-colas. and cookies t<
eight members and one visitor,
Mrs. C. A. Baxter of Vermont.
SENIOR 4-H CLUB MEMBERS
HAVE ENJOYABLE PARTY
A county-wide Senior 4-H Club
party was held at the Centennia.
Building Fridtay night, March 7,
at which 60 4-H boys and girls
gathered, for four hours of fun and
Club songs were sung and games
were. played to music. Popcorn eat-
ing contests, balloon races and
various other events were held.
All-the boys and, girls participated
in the evening of clean fun, anm
some v.ry outstanding pieces oi
leadership were displayed in lead-
ing in the events of the evening.
A school bus load' of boys and
girls came to this city for the af-
fair from Wewahitchka.
'Miss Margaret Shealey and Miss
Eloise Scheffer, student nurses at
a Pensacola hospital, spent the
week-end here with their parents.
in April. will be held with Mrs. C.
It pays to advertise-try it!
DR. C. L. REICHERTER
EYES EXAMINED-GLASSES FITTED
BAPTIST CIRCLE ONE MEETS
AT HOME OF MRS. BAGGETT
Circle One of the Baptist W. M.
U. met with Mrs. J. 0. Baggett at
her home on Seventh Street Mon-
day afternoon, for the regular cir-
Mrs,. C. M. Palmer, circle chair-
mian, gave the devotional, followed
with prayer by Mrs. E. S. Marlow.
Splendid' reports w er e received
ioni ,.c1 thai':man and the me-et-
ing was closed with prayer by Mrs.
JT. D. Liane.
During the social hour, the hos-
tess served ice cream and cake in
St. Patrick's Day colors and, cof-
fee to the ten members present.
The next meeting of this. circle,
A Martin Theatre Port St. Joe, Fla. *
THEATRE OPENS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
.e 0 e 4 4 .
LAST TIME TODAY MONDAY TUESDAY
March 24 and 25
CJ ANNE I N 3 OUT TO TAKE LOVE!
C R A IN 'f
YOUNG 7,e..w,( /oi,
SATURDAY, MARCH 22
- FEATURE NO. 1 -
"'HOLDING FORTH THE WORD OF' LIFE"
R. F. HALLFORD, Pastor Telephone 156
SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 1947
9:45-Bible School for all.
10:55-Morning 'Worship. Sermon Topic:
"REGENERATED CHURCH MEMBERSHIP"
S 6:25-Baptist Training Union.
7:30-Evening Worship. Sermon Topic:
"SALVATION-PURE, SURE AND SECURE."
LISTEN, MY DEAR-
YOU ARE SITTING 7
ON MR. HOCKS
-CLAIR. Fru<' .
Now Located at Highland View, Near Chestnut Grocery
- FEATURE NO. 2
Chapter 2 of New Serial
"Son of the Guardsman"
SUNDAY, MARCH 23
SPORT and MUSICAL
NEWS and CARTOON
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26
--- HIT NO. 1
--- HIT NO. 2---
JIMMY WAKELY IEE Lame" WMI
Chapter 3 of Serial
THURSDAY and FRIDAY
March 27 and 28
Ritz Theatre Building Hours: to 5
First Floor Phone 560
PANAMA CITY, FLA.
W "TO MAKE HER SIT UPAMO
NO USE TYING TO -rAKE No-TICe JUST TELL HEU
GET A WORD IN- ABOUT THE HIH SANDARV.
THE O OL -TIME ABOUT
M' WIFE LISTEJS THATARE FEATURED AT,
-Tro HAT I HAVE
TO SAY iS I "ST.J lE
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PAGE EIGHT THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, ~ULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1947
,WHO'S WHO IN PORT ST. JOE
S- "SPEND YOUR MONEY AT HOME WHERE YOU WILL GET ANOTHER CRACK AT IT EO
THESE WELL-KNOWN BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS OFFER YOU GOODS AND SERVICES UNEXCELLED
THOS. R. L. CARTER
Abstracts of Title Loans on Real Estate
Registered Real Estate Broker
REID AVENUE PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
WILKS JEWELRY COMPANY
Di.nmonds and Jewelry
LVE TEACII WATCHES TO
TELL THE TRUTH
U L ^ H., I Il fl: I [#
* CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING *
Star Want Ads Bring Quick Results At Small Cost.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
HOUSING PICTURE BRIGHTER
We closed our third GI Loan this
week and three FHA Loans total-
ing almost $15,000. Several more
applications for FHA Loans and
combined FHA and GI Loans, are
being ,processed and inquiries are
coming in daily. Several apart-
ments' and private homes have
been started and it looks like tha
beginning of the housing comeback
has arrived. The picture is still
critical, as shown by tie numbers
of.men and women inquiring 'or
We' still have to offer the prettiest
and best-located' building sites on
Monument at 13th and 15th Streets
size of these corner lots total 94
by 150. Reports from builders and
contractors indicate that building
material prices are being stabil-
If you want money to build, see us.
Remember, we- have helped to se-
cure loans for construction of 9
out of 10 houses built in Port St.
Joe since 1938.
We have the following houses
for sale at prices well within the
limit of the late Real Estate Ad-
.The. former Roberts, place on Gar-
rison now owned by John Duren.
A substantial, well built house with
two bedrooms. FHA and GI Loans
can be secured'.
Three-bedroom house, corner 16th
Street and Palm BoulevaTd in prac-
tically new condition; just repair-
ed and repainted inside and out.
Already under mortgage-you pay
the cash difference.
Immediate possession of two-bed-
room house on .east side of Palm
Blvd.. one lot from 13th Street;
very reasonable, you pay the cash
difference and, assume mortgage.
Will have listings and terms' on
several other houses within a. few
days. Remember, Abstracts of Ti-
tle furnished with every sale-lot
FOR RENT 3-bedroom house,
fUil-nished, on Long Avenue. Year's
CARTER Registered Real
317 REID AVENUE
Port St. Joe, Florida
FOR SALE --5-room house, com-
pletely furnished. $1000. Located
at Highland View. See Dewey H.
Reeves,, Box 583, Port St. Joe. 1*
LOT IN HIGHLAND VIEW-110
by 54 feet; second lot from Meth-
odist Church. See G. C. Spivey at
LeHardy's Bar. 3-14tf
HOUSE EOR SALE Nice three-
bedroom rouse on Long Ave-nue.
Can get possession quickly. Easy
LARGE CORNER LOT on Garri-
son Avenue. This is ideal for
your new home.
D egts-erA D-1ea, etate rP-1-
MOrTORCYCL E-46 Harley-David-
sonil, in good, condition; run less
than 4000 miles; $600. May be seen
at Gulf Service Station. C. WV.
Sapp; White City. 3-28*
CORNET-Brand new Frank B-
flat cornet, with alligator leather
case. See Mrs. Alex LeGrone, city.
Phone 233. 3-14tf
SHINGLES-210 lb. green asphalt
shingles, $8.50 per square. Also
90 lb. slate surface, roll roofing in
red or green at $3.75 per roll. C.
L. Cos-tin, Beacon Hill. 3-7 4-4
TWO NICE GAS COOK STOVES.
All kinds of linoleum., See us for
bargains in any kind of stove or
repair work. ST. JOE SIGN SHOP,
phl-one 94. 3-7 3-28
FENCE WIRE-50 feet of 14-inch
woven ornamental fence wire at
$4.50; or will swap for most any-
thing. The Star office. 1-10tlf
HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE
FOR SALE-Two-piece maple, liv-
ing room suite, $50.00, and one
Allen's Princess wood range, $75;
all in good condition. C. R. Laird,
County, Agent, Wewahitchka. 1
OIL RANGE--5-burner table Flor-
ence oil range, in good condition.
701 Woodward Ave. Phone 261W *
VACUUM CLEANER -Electrolux,
used 8 months. Phone 303. *
GAS REFRIGERATOR-7-foot ca-
pacity Servel Electrolux, in good
condition. $85. See Mrs. W. S.
Smith at The Star office. 3-21tf
FOR SALE-Medium size Butane
Gas. Heater; new. Call 201.
HELP WANTED MALE
HEROES AREN'T BORN
It took a war to prove the. abilities
of Ameircan manhood. Today, the
same sterling qualities are being
shown by men who are serving
their country by defending the
peace. The. skills and "aptitudes
will develop you physically and
mentally, and the service you will
do your country is immeasurable.
Consider this': The peacetime U.
S. Army offers you a good profe.s-
sion, gives you free food and liv-
ing quarters, high wages, the finest
medical and dental care, travel,
recreation, sports, and retirement
pay. No payroll deductions, and a
chance to save your money. If you
have what it takes, and have the
necessary- physical and mental
qualifications, get full details rrom
the Army Recruiting Station, 210
Harrison Avenue. Panama City,
Fla. Recruiting officer in Port St.
Joe at postoffice every Friday.
CONCRETE MIXER for rent, $5.00
per day. Spillers and Nichols,
phone 83 or 304. 5-9* "
BABY CHICKS-Get new price list
and save money. WORTHWHILE
CHICKS, 101 W. North Avenue,
Baltimore 1, Md. 6-20*
Registered Real Estate Broker-- --- -
Office: St. J.oe M.otor Co. Phone 37 LOST AND FOUND
APARTMENTS FOR RENT LOST-Pair ear rings for pierced
enirs. H-Teart-shaped, yellow gold
FOR APARTMENTS See The with diamond in center. Return to
Shirey Apartments. 8-3 The Star for reward. 3-28*
SITUATIONS WANTED I LOST-Monday, pair black kid
gloves, either at McCoy's store
WANTED-Job asi maid. See Pearly or Crppeeh Laundl'y. Return to The
Mae Jones in quarters. 3-28* Star office. Reward. 1
24 to 48 Hour Service
On Kodak Rolls
Photos of Anything, Any-
where-Day or Night
0O. J. BENTON
Postoffice Box 964
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
MASONIC TEMPLE F & A M-
Port St. Joe Lodge 111. Regular
e. meetings 2nd and 4th Fri-
r,(5v days each month, 8:00 p. m.
Members urged to attend;
visiting brothers welcome. D. L.
Owens, W. M.; G. C. Adkins, Sec.
SAMARITAN LODGE NO. 40, 1. 0.
0. F.-Meets every Wednesday
night at 8 o'clock in Masonic hall.
ll -n-k-r r-A +n a++erl pu d
ar, WHEN YOU NEED
SR waR KEROSENE Call 200-W
SOur Specialty-Wash, Polish and Wax
Good Gulf Gas, Oils and Grease
GULF SERVICE STATION
O 1. FOR QUICK, DEPENDABLE
w-,oi t PLUMBING SERVICE
CALL EDWARD LeGRONE
PHONE 88 OR 233-W ----
Formerly Connected With LeGrone Plumbing and Heating
WHEN YOU NEED A
S TAXI -- PHONE 287
At Sunny State Service Station
I WE HAVE ALL THE LATEST
HITS! ALBUMS, TOO
ST. JOE FURNITURE AND
Plumbin GENERAL PLUMBING
SREPAIR SEWER CLEANING and. REPAIR
G. W. BRODNAX
9 A, Phone 88 Brooks Sporting Goods
S WE HANDLE ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE
FIRE LIFE CASUALTY BONDS
yV 6' We recommend fire insurance because its easy to start a fire
/Kees BWCK ALEXANDER
LeHARDY'S BAR '
U ST. JOE SIGN SHOP
UPHOLSTERING FURNITURE REPAIR
______ ---FREE ESTIMATES
FOR DEPENDABLE SERVICE PHONE 94
FREE PICKUP AND DELIVERY
(G-tt Let Us Design You a Letterhead
STo Fit Your Business
Visitor From Blountstown
Mrs. 0. 0. Miller of Blountstownt
,w'as the, guest this week o-f her
mother, Mrs. E. B. Dendy, and Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Miller.
All members urged to attend an
visiting brethren invited. B. A. NOTICE is -hereby given that the
Pridgeon, N. G.; W. H. Sans-orm, Trustees of the Internal Improve-
SecretaryN. nmet Fund of the State of Florida,
Secretary.- iusu'ant to law, will offer for sale,
LEGAL ADVERTISING for competitive b)ids, in Tallahas-
s--ee, Florida, at 11:00 o'clock A.
N O T I C E M. April 15, 1947, for the land in
Notice is hereby given that the Gulf County, described as follows,:
Board of, County Commissioners or Lots 1. 2, 3 and W1/2 of NWV'4
Gulf County, Florida. will receive of Section i. Township 9 South,
sealed ,bids until 10:00 A. M. April Range 9 West, containing .198.11
8th. 1947. for the purchase of the acres.
following: The purchas',er is required to pay
One (1) liA-ton 11/2-yard. dump the advertising cost.
truck with, calb. THE TRUSTEES OF THE IN-
One (1) Bulldozer blade and TEiRNAIL. IMPROVEMENT FUND
wench to fit 3-cylinde.r R. D. S reserve the light to reject any and
Caterpillar tractor, all bids.
Also alternate bid for one angle BY ORDER of the Trustees of
bulldozer. the Internal ImprIovement Fund of
The Board reserves the right to the State of Florida.
reject any and al-l bids. MILLARD F. CALDWELL,
Board County Commissioners, Attest! Governor. i
Gulf County, Florida. F. C. EDLLIOT. Secretary 3-14
March 21, 1947. '3-21 4-4 Trustees I. I. Fund. 4-11,
Served for Breakfast
Regular Plate Lunch
Served at Meal Times
All Kinds of
SHORT ORDERS and
Bus Station Cafe
Port St. Joe, Fla.
JUNIOR CLASS PLAY
(Continued from Page 1)
from start to finish.
Complications pile on top of each
other, entangling all the charac-
ters in the most ludicrous situa-
tions. and how the two leading
men finally extricate themselves
from their many dilemmas forms
a riotous climax.
If you want to see a play with
brisk action and a hurricane of
laughs--with a clean, wholesom&
plot-'be sure to attend the junior
class play tonight.
Firemen Answer Two Calls
.The fire department was called
out twice Tuesday evening-once
ait 6 o'clock to extinguish a blaze
in a pile of ties at the A & N yard
which threatened' t'wo tenders full
of fuel oil, and the second call at
8 o'clock to care for a-woods fire
at 14th Street and Wooodward
Home For Spring Vacation
iMiss' Virginia Pridgeon arrived
home Tuesday night from Auburn,
Ala., where she is attending school,
to spend the spring holidays with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C.
Mrs. Frank Sunday and twin
daughters, Helen and' Ellen, and
Mrs. J. M. Sunday, all of Chatta.
hoochee, were the week end guests
of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Fe.rrell. The
latter is Mr. Ferrell's sister.
J. H. RICHARDSON
Star Rt. 3 Panama City, Fla.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, 4wULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1947
Port St. Joe, Fla.