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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: February 16, 1956
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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PORT ST. JOE
A Progressive
Community With a
Modern, Progressive
Weekly Newspaper


THE 1K STAR
Published In Port St. Joe
But Devoted To the Con-
tinued Development of
S Gulf County
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Port St. Joert for the Aplchcol-hSTA oce Vaey


-Port St. Joe--The Outlet Port for the Apalachicola-Ghattaheochee Valley"


VOLUME XIX $3.00 Per Year 'ORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1956 Single Copy s8 NUMBER 25:


ETAOIN SHRDLU County Registrar
by WESLEY R. RAMSEY To Be, In Town
SFriday, Saturday
One of the best articles we Friday, Saturda
have read in some time on the
growing school problem and the ards ent Out or
many "beefs" on the school's Re-regstration
method of teaching is printed Mrs. C. G. Rish, Supervisor of
in the current edition of Look Registration announced this week
magazine, that she will be in Port St. Joe
The whole of the article sum-
med up to the fact that "If your both Friday and Saturday of this
schools are bad it's your own week to register voters.
fault". A new voting precinct has been
Tlhe article laid the teacher created by cutting the old Ninth
shortage to the fact of the old Precinct. As a consequence, all
tight purse strings again. Ac- voters in the new precinct, which
cording to the author, plenty of is that part of Gulf County Sou.th
teachers are being trained but of 16th Street and West of Lake
all of them don't follow the Wimico and the Jackson River,
teaching profession after gradu- must be transferred to the new
ation. In fact some 115,000 train- district, which will be known as
ed teachers each year fail to the 10th Precinct.
get into the profession because 'Mrs. Rish says that she will call
of the wages paid. on as many as she can but that
As the article said, "Even those she doesn't see may contact
though a teacher is usually dedi- her on thee days from 1:00 p.m. to
cated to his or her job they still 5:00 p.m. at the City Hall here in
must eat". This expensive ha- Port St. Joe.
bit and the fact that teachers It will be necessary to bring
can't do too much of it on pres- your old registration card with you
ent day salaries is what is keep- to be transferred to the new dis-
ing trained teachers out of the trict.
classroom. Mrs. Rish says that recently
As for this business of schools cards were mailed from her office
being worse in educational val- for the re-registration of voters.
ues than the "good old days". According to her, several persons
According to actual records nave not returned their cards and
-the number of 14 to 17 year olds are still residing in the county. If
from 1900 to 1956 in High you are not sure if you have been
School has jumped from 10 per re-registered to vote, check the list
cent to 90 per cent. In fact more found on page five of this issue of
of a percentage of today's youth The Star. If your name is on the
have college educations than had list, you must re-register to vote
high school educations in 1900. in the coming primaries.
And as for the "my child can
(can not) read controversy, the
article says "baloney". Sharks Defeat Bay
According to the author, who
made an extensive survey of the This Season 8(
o,, item: in ,,,. sas" that the o
mi n. i .:.! of tjday o[ te.acli[a """ .."" ;" .
ading by phonetics and \\ord
reco)glition is teaching our chil- Last Rites Are Held
dr _-r to r,'-ad. In the 30's phon-
etics went out the window en- For Mrs. Hobart
tirely and word recognition
came into wide-spread use. To- Mrs. Margaret Hobart, S2 died
day the application of both pro- at her home in Apalachicola last
duces pupils who can not only
sound out a word, but knows Thursday afternoon at 6:00 p:m.
what it means when he has it She had been a life long resident


sounded out. of Apalachicola.
And of course the housing 'Mrs. Hobart is survived by one
problem is merely a matter of brother Peter Comforter of Apala-
unloosing our purse-strings a chicola and one sister, Mrs. Rosa
common malady of us all (tight Murphy of Tallahassee.
strings, that is). More money Requim Mass was said by Re-r.
was put into automobiles last Father Robert O'Sullivan at St.
year, than in schools. The arti- Patrick's Church in Apalachicola.
cle says that the money is avail- Burial was in Chestnut Cemetery
able to cure all the ails of edu- at Apalachicola.
cation in our nation today but Comforter Funeral Home of Port
the people just won't part with St. Joe was in charge of arran it. ,meats.


iDay of Prayer Observance Is Set At-

St. Jmes' Episcopal Church Feb. 17


A day of prayer begun by a
small 'group of U. S. women 70
years ago will be marked this year
by millions 'of Christians around
the globe in services dedicated to
world peace and understanding. On
Friday, the "World Day of Prayer
will be observed in more than 20,-
000 T. S. communities and in more
than 134 other countries on almost
every continent and island.
At services circling the earth
for more than 24 hours, people of
all ages and races will pray in more
than ,a thousand languages ,and
dialects for understanding among
the. nations of the world. And with
their prayers will go offerings of
money and material goods to help
believe human' need and suffering
wherever it exists. In the United
States alone last year, World Day
of Prayer offerings provided more
than $460,958 for co-operative
Christian ministries in- health, edu-
cation and welfare at home and
abroad.
,Sponsored in the United States
by United Church Women, a gen-
ei al department of the National
Council of Churches, the program
is prepared .each year by an au-
thor from one of the 134 co-opea-
tive countries. The 70th year is
marked by -a service written by
American Indian leaders from the
Cook Training School in Phoenix,
Ariz., with the theme, "One flock,
one shepherd."
Services concluding the observ-


ance of World TDay of Prayer, spon-
sored each year by the chu rch of
FPort :St. Joe will be held in St.
James' Episcopal Church, Feb. 17
at 3:45 p.m.
Mrs. 'Thomas Miller is general
chairman of the service and pro-
gram leaders will be the Rev.
Thomas Miller, St. James'. Episco-
pal Church, 'the Rev. J. C. Odum,
Long Avenue Baptist Church; Rev.
Byron Smith, First Baptist Church;
Rev. Fred L. Davis, First Metho-
dist Church; :Rev. William T. Iver-
son, First Presbyterian Church and
Rev. Lloyd D. Riley, Assembly of
God Church. Mrs. M. P. Tomlinson
of the First Methodist Church will
be the organist.
-K

High School Entered

On Tuesday Night

'Chief of Police Buck Griffin re-
ported yesterday that it was dis-
covered about noon yesterday that
the High School had been vandal-
ized Tuesday night.
Griffin said that only a few
small articles were missed and it
was not determined at press time
yesterday afternoon the extent of
the loss.
According to principal Leroy
Bowdoin, no physical damage was
reported to the high school prem-
ises.


Campbell, Miller, Saunders




Named As C of C Directors


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CAR MEETS TRAIN and comes out the loser. This car ran
into a train early Sunday morning near the Lewis Garage
seriously injuring the occupants. ( photo)


Two Seriously Injured As Car Rams

Train At Crossing Early Monday A.M.


Gwaltney Overturns

Car Monday Night

Curtis Gwaltney of Oak Grove
eccaped injury late Monday nigiit
.when his car overturned just Soutti
of the Municipal Hospital on Con-


Two people were seriously hurt
early Sunday morning, when their
car struck an Apalachicola Nor-
thern train at the Highway 98 cros-
sing near the Lewis Garage.
Joe Lindsey and his wife of Su-
matra were traveling toward Pan-
ama City about 4:30 a.m. Sunday


stitution Drive, when their car struck a train that
Gwaltney was traveling toward was crossing the hi y going


Oak Grove when he lost control of
his car and overturned.
'The car was badly damaged but
SGwaltney was not injured with the
exception of a few bruises.


High Second Time

- 57 On Local Court


Elliott, Wilder, Oliver
Hinote High Scorers

Favored Port St. Joe dft',ated th.,
Bay High Tornadoes for the sec-
ond time this season on the local
court Tuesday night. Port St. Joe
pulled away from the Tornadoes in
the second half to defeat them
80-57.
The Sharks led only 17-16 after
the first quarter and 33-29 at the
half. The third quarter was the
clincher for the Sharks when they
came up with a 26-12 margin, in
that quarter.
The Sharks beat the Tornadoes
in the same\manner on their home
court earlier in the season when
they came out of practically a tie


into the paper mill wood yards.
IAccording to Lindsey, smoke
from the mill was lying across the
highway and he didn't' see the
train across the highway. The
Lindsey car was extensively dam-
aged._
Both Mr. and Mrs. Lindsey were
still in the hospital yesterday af-
ternoon at press time.
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Episcopal Youth Make

Pledge For Foundation

A $3,100 pledge has been made
to the Juhan Youth Fund for the
Episcopal Foundation, by the young
people of 'the church.
The pledge was made up from
commitments made by each of the
80 parishes and missions repre-
sented at the 313rd all youth conven-
tion in Jacksonville.
Peter Lee, retiring chairman of
the Dioceasan Youth Commission
of Pensacola, announced the pledge
at a dinner Saturday night held at
the Church of the Wood :Shepherd.
He said the pledge was from all
units of the Young People's iService
League to show "Appreciation of


game in the second half to defeat the guidance and interest of Bishop
the Tornadoes. Frank A. Juhan."
Flour of the St. Joe players scor- "For your 31 years of leadership
ed in the double figures. Wilford And work in our behalf," Lee said,
Elliott was high with 34. Walter "we want to pledge $3,100 to the
Wilder and Ray Oliver had 13 each: fund being raised in. your name."
and Terry Hinote had 10. Collins An estimated 300, delegates and
led Bay High with 12 points, visitors attended the youth conven-
The Bay High B-team scored a t'on which was concluded Sunday-
victory over the Baby Sharks by wih celebration of Holy Commun-
beating them in an overtime per- ion and a buffet breakfast,
iod. Wayne Davis led the Shark Delegates from St. James' Epis-
scoring with 18 points. Weathers- copal Church were Bobbie Ward,


by led the winners with 16 points.
Score by quarters:


Port S t.Joe
Bay High
Port St. Joe
Nedley, 4
Taylor, 4
Elliott, 34
Wilder, 13
Hinote, 10
'Substitutes


17 16 26 21
16 13 12 16
Pos. Bay HI
F Weath'by, 10
F Coleman, 0
C Collins, 12
G Murphy, 6
G Ross, 8
were: For St. Joe,


Oliver, 13; Jennings, 2; Ray, 0;
Fletcher, 0; Smith, 0. For Bay Hi;
Tolar, 2; Murfee, 2; S. Carmichel,
0; M. Carmichel, 4; Allen, 5; Wea-
ver, 0; Smith, 0.

HIGHLAND VIEW METHODIST
CHURCH CALENDAR
-Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Church school
for all ages. 11:00 a.m. Dr. A. E.
Mii.clobrooks, guest minister. 12:'10
noon, Lunch at the church. Busi-
ness session of the quarterly con-
ference immediately following the
noon hour. 3:3i0 p.m. Mass meeting,
Elementary school auditorium, Port
St. Joe, Col. Roy LeCraw, speaker.
5:30 p.m. Church-wide School of
missions. 7:30 p.m. "When the
Chickens Come Home To Roost".
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Bible stu-
dy and prayer service.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Choir practice.


It pays to advleroie-try It!


Betty Ward, Jerry Buchert, Jimmy
Fuller, Alex Gaillard and Neese
Lilius. Ann Miller was a visitor.


Highland View Day

Of Prayer Is Planned

'The World Day of Prayer for
Highland View will be held at the
Highland View Methodist Church,
Friday, February 17, at 7:30 p.m.
The community is setting aside this
special hour to remind itself of the
effects and results of prayer. Its
purpose is to unite all Christians
in a bond of prayer, to give individ-
uals an opportunity to share in a
fellowship of prayer with others
around the world, and to witness
to their belief that prayer has the
power to bring the hearts of men
into conformity with God's will.
* Christians around the world are
united on this great day in a com-
mon service of prayer and praise
to the Father of us all. Services
begin on the Tonga Islands, where
Queen Salote leads her devout sub-
jects in prayer, and continue thru-
out the day, closing with the ob-
servance on St. Lawrence Island,
Alaska.
The service is of a union nature
and people of all faiths are invited.


Ft. Walton Beach Manager Tells Group

Of Future of This Area


Henry Campbell, J. Lamar Mil-
ler and Harry Saunders were nam-
ed to serve as directors of the
Port St. Joe Chamber of Commerce
for a period of three years in an
election at the annual meeting of


a Conference Tournament victory
in DeFuniak Springs last Saturday Federal Funds


night when they were defeated by
Marianna 65-61 in an overtime per-
iod. The Sharks, who were seeded
second against first-seeded Maria-
nna came very near upsetting the
Bulldogs and had a narrow lead on


Are Allocated For

Gulf Co. Clinics'

A federal contribution of $25,000


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who had suffered a heart attack.
Port St. Joe starts in the tour-
nament in Chattahoo'chee against
Apalachicola Wednesday evening
at 7:30. The winner of this game
will meet the winner of the Malone-
Cottondale game Friday with the
winner from this game to go into
the finals on Saturday night.
-K

Joseph Mathis

Comes Out For

Senate Race

Joseph I. (Joe) Mathis, county
attorney and practicing Panama
City attorney, this week announced
his candidacy for State Senator of
the 25th Senatorial District, which
comprises Bay, 'Gulf, Calhoun and
Washihgton counties, subject to
the May 8' Democratic primary.
A member of the Florida Legisla-
ture from Bay County in the 1949
and 1951 legislative sessions, Ma-
this served as municipal judge of'
Panama 'City for five years. He
also is a Circuit Court Commission-
er.
A resident of Bay County for al-
most 30 years, Mathis moved to
Panama City from Bonifay when
he was a youngster. He attended
Bay High School, and the Univer-
sity of Florida, where he graduated
in 1935 with a degree in law. At
the latter institution he was a
member of Blue Key and Sigma Nu
fraternities.
'Mathis has served five years in
the Air Force and is a member of
the Rotary, Elk, St. Andrew Bay
Yacht and St. Andrew Bay Rod
and Gun Clubs. He is an active
member of the First Methodist
Church of Panama City.
The candidate had the following
to say of his announcement for
state senator:
"I purposely waited to announce
in order to learn the full sentiment
of the people throughout the 25th
Fena'torial District because I re-
spect the thinking of all concerned.
"With the information learned,
I decided to offer myself as a can-
didate with the hope that if elect-
el I can serve in the Senate with
1-onor and dignity and have the
respect of all people of this Sena-
torial District.
"My knowledge of the Constitu-
tion and the laws of Florida, exper-
ience as a former member of the
Legislature, lawyer, businessman,
(Continued on page 8)


it now appears that this effort will
be crowned with success.
Applications for these grants
were filed by George Y. Core, act-
ing as Secretary for this Board of
County Commissioners.

Peter G. Strange Comes
For County Commission

Peter G. Strange announced this
week as a candidate for County
'Commission of Gulf County in Dis-
trict 3.
Strange said, "I have served.hte
people of this County in the
years past from 1949 to 19'53. I feel
that I am well qualified for the
office and if elected, I will give my
best efforts at all times for the
betterment of Gulf County and the
people."


Sharks Come Out

Second Best In

DeFuniak Tourney

Go To Class B Tourney
Next Week

Port St. Joe was edged out of


Keyes, LeCraw To Be Featured Speakers

At "Mission For Men" Starting Tonight



Kenneth Keyes of Miami, will be
here Friday night at 7:30 at the
grammar school auditorium to op-
en the laymen's mission to men
with his talk, "Partnership With
God". Mr., Keyes has gone a quarter
of a million miles all over America
showing men how they can count
God in on their business.
Mark Tomlinson, active member
of the Methodist Church, president
of the Rotary Club' and insurance
and real estate man will introduce


KENNETH KEYES


Mr. Keyes. A short layman's mes-
sage will be given by Jake Belin of
Long Avenue Baptist Church. Mr.
Keyes is a Presbyterian Elder and
former moderator of the St. Johns
Presbytery, one of the largest in
the south.
Booth Poole will be conducting
the song service in this all-men
meeting while Rev. Douglas New-
some will be at the piano and or-
gan. A special men's quartet made
up of Hubert Richards, J. B. Grif-
fith, Booth Poole and Bill Cowden
will sing.
The following two days the mis-
sion to men will be led by Col. Roy
LeCraw, former mayor of Atlanta
and outstanding Christian soldier
and statesman. Col. LeCraw will
be introduced by our own mayor,
Joe Sharit, and a layman's talk
will be given by Ernest Wimberly,
who was a Colonel in Korea at the
time Col. LeCraw was there.
Sunday afternoon at 3:30 'will
be the final service on the home,
at which time Col. LeCraw will
'peak to the American home of
1956. A nursery will be provided
at the grammar school.
These services are planned and'
conducted by Christian laymen en-
tirely.

"The chief weal'-
tem is that ibe m
enough to
bu.hin"s o
his ov


the Chamber Monday night.
The entire membership of the
Chamber met at the Parish House,
to make the selection. The three
new directors replace, John Robert
Smith, Percy Fleishel and Basil E.
Kenney, Jr.
Jerry Melvin, Manager of the
Fort Walton Beach Chamber of
Commerce .addressed the, meeting
and urged their cooperation in join-
ing what other Chambers along the
coast 'from here to the Alabama
linare are calling "The Miracle Strip."
Melvin listed as the sure-fire pat-
tern of ingredients for a good cham-
ber were cooperation of the entire
citizenry, manpower and money.
Melvin told the Chamber that
Port St. Joe could make great
strides forward if the people could
be made to realize that they would
nave to pay 'for the forward steps
and work for them. He stated that
there is no substitute for money
and cooperation.
ISilas R. Stone, vice-prasident of
the Chamber served as moderator
in the absence of the president,
Earl Atchison, who was ill.
In a statement to the' Chamber
on the past year's accomplishments
by the new organization, president
Atchison listed the brochure pub-
lished by the Chamber telling the
story of our area and urging its
facilities upon the public mainly
from a permanent resident 'pros-
pr-ctiv' viewpoint.
Attention was called toq the
Chamber's part in several activi-
ties both in the county and the
city. Foremost of these was the
participation and work done on the
Museum Dedication Day. Work is
also being carried on by a commit-
tee to secure a boat basin in. St.
Joseph's Bay at the foot of Fifth
Street. Considerable work has gone
into the Apalachicola River dredg-
ing project by the Chamber and
cooperation in getting the White
City Road resurfaced.
The Chamber received and an-
swered approximately 1,200 letters
during the past year in regards o
information on vacations, facilities,
industrial prospects, etc.
A new president will be appoint-
ed for the coming year by the di-
rectors at a later date.


I


the Jackson County five for the toward construction of the Gulf
entire game up until the last few County Health Center in Port St.
minutes. In the last two minutes Joe has been approved by the U.
'of the game, Shark regulars Wil- S. Department of Health, Education
ford Elliott, Robert Nedley and and Welfare. This action was re-
Terry Hinote fouled out and the ported to the STAR this week by
Bulldogs used this event to tie up iSenators Spessard Holland, George
the score by the final whistle. In ISmathers and Congressman Bob
the overtime period Marianna rack- Sikes. The total cost of the health
ed up eight points against four for center is estimated at $50,000.
the Sharks. In the same, dispatch announce-
Next, week the Sharks go to the meant was also made of approval
,Ciass "B", Group 2 tournament in of a grant of $20,000 by-the federal
Chattahoochee where they are the government toward building a $40,-,
,favorite 'choice for first place. The 000 auxiliary health center at We-
team to' give the Sharks trouble wahitchka.
hais been picked' by the sports 'Completion of these facilities
scribes to be Chattahoochee. Port will meet a need which has long
St. Joe sneaked-, by Quincy in the been fei 1in Gulf County. The Board
Conference tournament by eight of Commin.:.i.:L.or,; and interested
points and Quincy defeated Chat- citizens have 'worked diligently to-
tahoochee recent by 'one. point ward c ,iatin .-,f the sC.unty'.
.di, t. e ~bsene- or their coach health problem for a 'long time and,


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PAG TW TH STR. ORTST.JOE UL COUTY FLOID THRSDY, FEUAR 16 15


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Social Activities

Personals Clubs Churches

Mrs. OCYLE MUNN, Editor Dial 7-5461


First Baptist Youths Honored With,

"Sweetheart Banquet" Valentine Day

The First Baptist Church honor- the successful event was Mrs. Dave
ed their young people with a Maddox, chairman, Mrs. Milton
"Sweetheart Banquet" Monday eve- Chafin, Mrs. Terry Hinote, Mrs.
ning, Feb. 13 at the Elementary Ralph Nance, Mrs. Dick Saunders,


School of Highland View. Rev. By-
ron Smith was master of ceremon-
ies for the evening and also
brought the devotional,, "No More
Half-Hearted Efforts".
Gamse, love song,s toasts to boys
and girls and the reading "Hus-
bands" given by Mrs. Robert Ell-
zey made u pthe program. The ta-
bles revealed all the tenderness of
the Valentine spirit being decor-
ated with ivy and camellias.
The speakers table had a beauti-
ful arrangement of a red heart and
red 'and white flowers. The cupid's
,bow was beautiful as well as taste-
ful. The menu for the occasion
-was "Ham Admiration" baked
ham, "Bleeding Hearts" heard shap-
ed chanberry sauce, "strange temp-
tation" potato salad, "green eyes"
english peas, "staff of life" rolls,
"icy glances" ice cream and "dregs
of regret" lemonade.
. The young people present were
Carolyn Byrd, Owen Presnell, Rob-
ert Nedley, Delores 'Chism, Jackie
Sheffield, Gail Gill, Vivian Ste-
phens, 'Sandra Bracewell, Norma
Hobbs, Connie Chason, Frances
Lewis, Tommy Wilder, Phyllis Lew-


Mrs. Henry Ayers, Mrs. Meiggs
Hallman and Mrs. Rush Chism.

Sunday School Class
Honored With Party

Last Thursday night about 45
juniors and their teachers of the
First Baptist Church, met in the
decorated assembly room in the
junior department of the church
for a Valentine party.
Mrs. Nadine Robertson and Mrs.
Myrtice Chason led them in a num-
ber of indoor games-and group sing-
ing. After enjoying this for a while,
the pastor, Rev. Byron Smith,
brought -a short devotional. Every-
one then was invited into another
room where a gaily decorated -table
held cookies, hot cocoa, valentine
candy and a valentine as favors
for each person,
Afterward outdoor games led by
the pastor, Arnold Daniels, F. E.
Trammell, Duffy Lewis and others
was enjoyed. Mrs. Cason, superin-
tendent of the department was as-
sisted by 'Mrs. -S. C. Pridgeon with
the refreshments.


-is, David Hallman, Freda Tram-
mell, Walter Wilder, Gail Bateman, G A Council To Me
Mary Agnes Culpepper, Joy Wilo A rl
liamson, Rachael Wimberly, Joyce At Parker Churc
Davis, Durreline Sykes, John Pres- .
nell, Sonny Chafin, Jimmy Mont- The Girl Auxary
gomery, Rosemary Tomlinson, Pat- the -.J." :.- Northwest
sy Lewis, Kathryn Marshall, Ba- sociation will meet at
sil McKnight, iLavaughn Taylor, Baptist Church, Februa
Rev. and Mrs. Byron Smith. p.m. OST. All G. A. m
The committee responsible for urged to attend.
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Azalea Circle Studies Method fo Inception Given For New


Line Arrangements "Mission For A
The Azalea Circle- of the Port
St: Joe Garden Club met at 3:30 By Rev. BILL IVERSON
p.m. February 9, in the home of Many people have wondered how
Mrs. John Robert Smith with Mrs. the Mission to Men developed, and
Kenneth Brodnax as co-hostess. what it is. When it was discovered
A very interesting program on that Ken Keyes and Roy LeCraw
"Line Arrangements" was conduct- would be available to speak in this
ed by Mrs. Carl Armstron, assisted area, they were immediately book-
by Ms. Thomas R. Miller, Mrs. ed by the Presbyterian Men's Club.
Kenneth Brodnax and Mrs. H. F. Yet this one men's group felt itself
Ayers. Line arrangements as listed to be insufficient to prepare or mer-
below were brought by different it the time and expense of such re-
members of the circle noun Christian speakers. Therefore
Verticle line, Mrs. Chauncey Cos they contacted and sought the help
tn. of other Christian men in all the
Horizontal line, Mrs. W. 0. Ni- churches to help out in the program
chols. music, ushering, publicity, and
Diagonal line, Mrs. Carl Arm- "hort talks. All civic groups have
strong. -ibeen contacted to come in a body
Circle, Mrs. J. C. Arbogast.
Oval, Mrs. Gordon Thomas. Mrs. King Hostess To
Pyramid : or symetrical triangle, WSCS Circle 3 Monday
Mrs w D sykes WSCS Crce ond
Spiral. Mrs. Fred Davis. ____


The Hogarth Curve, Mrs. Ken-
neoth Brodnax.
Crescent, Mrs. Terry Hinote.
Asymmetrical triangle, Mrs. H.
F. Ayers.
. A beautiful church arrangement
was done by Mrs, Buck Griffin us-
ing white cs aes and white camel-
ias with an open bible. Many beau-
tiful camellias were used in-these
arrangements and the circle dis-
cussed having a camelia show in
1958 as so many of these are now
being grown in Port St. Joe.


REV. ROBERT H. HARPER
Jesus Demands a Choice.
Lesson for February 19: Luke 19:
Golden Text: Joshua 24: 15.
Zacchaeus was a man up a tree
-because of his ill repute among
his own people as a tax collector
under the hated Romans who ruled
the country and for extortionate
demands he had made upon down-
trodden persons; second, in the
low estimation he placed upon him-
self, and because he had climbed
into a tree to ..ee Jesus -.hn he,
passed through Jericho. '
And Zaccaeus put Jesus up a
tree in the estimation of the peo-
ple-they murmured against Jesus
for going home with a publican.
When Jesus had come into the
home of the despised publican, he
brought such an awakening to the
man that he was soundly con-
iverted. For he was willing and
eager to make restitution to any
rhe had defrauded,. and to devote
half his 'goods to relieve the poor.
And Jesus declared that he came
to earth to save such as Zacchaeus
had been-one of the lost.
The Lord demands a choice of
himself that he may bring men
out of the dar'-ness of sin in which
they have groped. :A man told of
the dream he had had in the deliri-
um of double pneumonia he
thought he was on St. Charles
Avenue in New Orleans, in sight
of Tulane University. Though he
lived in the city and his home was
not far away, he did not know
the way to it. An approaching
Stranger, seeing he was in trou-
1ble, asked if he could be of service.
And the man replied, "Show me
the way to go home." Jesus de-
,mrands our surrender to him that
.he may lead us home and to ever-
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'n the opening night. In every way
they hope to bring men of all
groups to hear these speakers.
L. S. Bissett is the general chair-
man for this meeting. It should be
recognized that this is the first ex-
periment of this kind, and certainly
something new to most.
It is' certainly true that many
mistakes can be made with so
many groups taking part, but with
the one goal of promoting the King-
dom of God in our town, the men of
our churches will march forward
together.
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Brode Elect Is Honored
With Shower Feb. 9

Miss Marylin Stabe w as honored
at a bridal shower last ..1 :-
afternnon a t thnehom nf Mrs.a Aub


Mrs. Robert King was hostess to rey Tomlinson, on Long Ave.
members of Circle 3 of the Wom- Arrangements of pink -camelias
an's Society of Christian Service centered the -table around the
Monday afternoon in her home on punch bowl. The table was covered
Palm Blvd. with a lace tableedloth. Miss Celia
The hostess served apple crisp Tomlinson presided at the punch
and coffee to the 8 members and bowl with Misses Rosemary and
one visitor present : Tomlinson assisting with
The meeting opened with prayse calledbetween the our
er by Mrs. Hubert Richards. Guest called between e rs
Chairman, Mrs. King, conducted a .' 4 and 6
brief business meeting. Among the out-of-town guests
The program "Questionaire on were Mrs. Iva Mae Stabe, mother
h Life" was presented by of the bride-elect, and twin sister,
Mrs. Charles Brown, WSOS secre- '- Stabe of Apalachicola.
tary of Spritual Life. The meeting Many lovely and useful gifts
was dismissed with the WSOS were received.
Benediction,
-Those present were Mrs. Leon- First Baptist Circles
ard Belin, Mrs. Othal Cathey, Mrs.
Hubert Richards, Mrs. WilMiston Announce Meetinas


S. ..Mrs Tom Bartee, Mrs. Bil-
ly Howell, Mr Elmo Godfrey and
Mrs. Charles Brown,

Following the program a short
business session was conducted by


'Circle meeting announced for
the Woman's i : : ....: Union of
the First Baptist Church.
Circle 1 meets in the home of
r' J. J. Clements, Tuesday, Feb.


the circle chairman, Mrs. J. C. Ar- 27 at 3 p.m.; ICircle 2 meets in the
bogast. home of Mrs. George Davis, Mon-
Delicious refreshments of sand- day, Feb. 20 at 3 pm.; Circle .3
wiches, pound *cake and coffee were meets in the home of Mrs. Rush
served by the hostesses. Chism, Tuesday, Feb. 10' at 3 p.m.


Circle 4 In the home of Mrs. R. W.
Henderson, Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 3
p.m.; Circle 5 meets in the home
of Mrs. W. O. Nichols, Monday af-
ternoon, Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. and Cir-
cle 6 meets in the home of Mrs.
Joe Bracewell, Monday, Feb. 20 at
3 p.m,

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THE STAR
Published Every Thursday At 306 Williams Avenue, Port St.
Joe, Florida, By The Star Publishing Company
WESLEY R. RAMSEY, Editor and Publisher
Alqo Linotype Operator, Ad Man, Floor Man, Columnist,
Reporter, Proof Reader and Bookkeeper
ONE YEAR, $3.00 SIX MONTHS $1.50
THREE MONTHS $127.15
SUBSCRIPTION INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
Entered as second-class matter, December 19. 1987, at the
Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Fla,, under Act of March 8, 1879.
DIAL BAll 7-3161
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
rhe spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word
is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts;
the printed word thoroughly cnovinces. The spoken word
is lost- the printed word remains.

ABOUT OUR POSITION
Recently, through efforts of the City Com-
mission to impose a tax on the water and sewer
service of the city in order to construct an addi-
tion to the city hospital, an issue was created
where the sentiment of the community was
sharply divided, a segment of the community
feeling sincerely that the question of whether
the tax should be imposed should be submitted
to a referendum of the people, and another
group feeling as strongly that there was an im-
mediate need for. these additional facilities at
the hospital and a referendum would cause a
delay of several months. As a result of the com-
mission decision to enact the tax measure with-
out a referendum, recall petitions were circulat-


ed among the citizens of the community, and a
recall petition was presented to the City Com-
mission for the recall of your Editor, and was
subsequently withdrawn when your Editor
made a motion to reconsider the water and sew-
er tax, and attach a referendum to the ordinance.
At the meeting no mention was made that
any citizen could or would be subject to arrest
for signing any such petition. It is your Editor's
thought that the motives of each signer of this
petition was sincere. The subsequent articles,
editorially and on the front page of our paper,
caused many citizens to take offense to remarks
made by your editor. I am sure'that these per-
sons who took offense were conscientious in
feeling that they should be vindicated. If these
. articles offended anyone, your editor wishes to
apologise. Our community cannot continue to
progress unless we work together in harmony
for the things we sorely need for its develop-
ment and progress.
To this end we should discard our personal
prejudices and devote our efforts toward the
building of a community of which we can all
be proud.
I wish to reiterate that I have no ill will
toward any person who signed the petition for
my recall because I feel that your motives were
'conscientious. I am sure that each of you felt
that your course of action was to the best in-
terest of the citizens of the community, just as
strongly as I felt that my action on the water
and sewer tax was to the best interest of our
community to provide adequate hospital facili-
ties.


mission meeting held on 7 Feb. of the registered voters sign that
LETTERS. TO that because tIhe p. '.':.-,;:, signed petition then the recall election
SEITat places other than the city hall, is required. It is this second pe-
THE EDITOR they could be prosecuted. The ap- tition that must be signed in the
Splicable section of the city charter city hall, and not the first one. The
I the February 9th issue of "The provides in effect that there, must petition involved in this case was
Star"'appeared an article in which be two petitions to accomplish a the first and therefore had to be
it -Oas stated that the signers of recall election. The first must be signed at places other than the
a certain petition for the recall of signed by 100 registered voters r' hall.
a member of the city commission before being presented to the city The impression was also convey-
were subject to arrest and fine. I hall Within five days the city ed in the same issue of "The Star"
want to assure all of the people clerk prepares a second petition and in other newspapers that this
who signed the -. .. th that they containing the same !,. .- as petition for recall was rejected by
have committed no offense and are the first, with the 100 names .de- i.he city commission because it
not subject to arrest or fine by leted, which IL-: must ,remain did not- meet legal requirements.
having done so. in the clerk's office for 30 days I am sure that the large assembl-
-It was contended in the article fer the signature of any voter who age present at the city commission
and also suggested at the city com- desires to sign same. If 20 per cent meeting on 7 Feb. did not gain


this impression. For the facts are
that no action was ever taken on
the petition. The writer represent-
ing a large group of fine citizens
had been instructed ,by them to file
the petition fo recall if the com-
mission failed to attach a referen-
dum on the new utility tax. After
presenting the petition a motion
that this tax be first put to a vote
of the people before becoming a
law. Since my instructions were
rot to file the petition if this act-
ion was taken, it was my duty in
representing my clients to, with-
draw the petition without preju-
dice, which I did.
Therefore, the recall petition did
not "backfire," the good citizens
who signed it are not subject to
fine or arrest for having done so,
and the petition has never been
rejected. It was and still is a good
petition which meets all legal re-
quirements and must be honored
if and when presented.
Ernest C. Wimberly
Letter to the Editor: -
Sir:
On last Tuesday, the writer re-
ceived. two long distance telephone
calls, instructing him to be pre-
ent at the Port :St. Joe City Corn
mission meeting, 'to ,be 1-&L tn
night, and report on the .
petition for recall "
Being the local representative of
these two newspapers, I naturally
attended the meeting as r ,.; : -- '
After the meeting was over, I
asked Mr. Ernest Wimberly for a
statement to clarify some Ir_: in
(Continued on page 5)

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LETTERS .
(Continued From Page 4)
my mind. I explained why I wanted
the statement. He refused, and
then I explained that I would have
to report such as I did understand.
Before the meeting on Tuesday
night I had known nothing of the
movement, and after the meeting
I knew only such as I could under-
si and from what I heard,
I wrote the story exactly as I
understood it as any other con-
-rientious reporter would have
none. Having now more under-
standing of the situation, I could
no doubt do a better job. Had Mr.
Wimberly been so kind as to en-
lighten me a hit further, or possib-
ly direct me to a source of en-
lghtenment, I could have given a
clearer picture in my news report.
Naturally, I am sorry if my re-
port was inaccurate, but not being
a lawyer, 'I simply had to rely on
my understanding of what I heard
from the City Commissioners and
Ahe City Attorney, as the subject
was discussed in open meeting.
Lowell Adamns


NOTICE TO VOTERS
In accordance with the Election Laws
of Florida, I have mailed cards to the
voters of Gulf County for them to
sign and return within 30 days, in or-
der to check on who is still in the
county and who is not. Many residents
have returned the cards and have been
properly checked on the Registration
Books by this office. From reliable
sources, I have learned that some res-
idents are still in the county even
though they have. not returned their
cards.
The following is a list of names of
those persons who have not returend
the cards and. of whose whereabouts
I am therefore uncertain. They are
requested to get in touch with this
office to make known whether they in-
tend to vote in Gulf County. Other-
wise, by law, their names wil lbe re-
moved from the books.
Please do not neglect this. IT IS
IMPORTANT.
The books close on April the 8th.
PRECINCT NO. 1
Bane, Robert B., Bass, Cage I., Bass
Martha I., Conley, Bebley, Durham,
William N., Gainous, Green G., Gaskin,
David U., Hall, Ruth L; Hand, Rosa
Mae; Heath, William E.; Hill, Avery
C.; Hill, Thomas H.; Hill, Lee Claude;
Martin, William C.; Mitchell, Ella V.;
Smith, Bayard T.; Smith, Mavel -C.
Thomas, William (Will); Thomas,
Lenora A.
PRECINCT NO.-2
Ayers, Earlene E.; Britt, Richard J.;
Butler, Charles E.; Davis, Sadie; Ed=
enfield, Lucy J.; Kirkland, James R.
McDaniel, Emma; Mills, Joseph Wil-
lis; Miller, Edris Lee; Merchant, Eva;
Poole, Murray H.; Pridgeon, Daisy
Lee; Roberts, Bertha Lee; Rogers,
Louise J.; Rogers, James J.; Rouse,
Viella; Talbot, James A.; Thompson,


Leola; Williams, Dorthy A.; Will-
iams, Robert F.
PRECINCT UO. 3
Da Vant, Hazel S.; Gay, John T.;
Williams, Archie; Williams, Ivy Lee.
PRECINCT NO. 4
Smith, Loney; Smitsh, Lloyd B.;
PRECINCT NO. 5
Anderson, Richard D.; Anderson,
Lillian H.; Baker, Wilson A.;Baker,
Wilson, A.; Barbee, Vivian N.; Ben-
nett, Nancy; Blow, .Benjamin F.; Car-
,roll, Lum E.; Carver, William E.;
Childress, Jack; Childress, Annie D.;
Duckworth, Clarence E.; Duval, libby;
Giving, Jaunita; Hall, Walter Jr.;
Hallman, Jessie; Hallman, Merle; Han-
na, Cary N.; Harbuck, Carlous B.;
Harbuck, Ruth; Harris, Clarence J.
Henderson, Franklin R.; Henderson,
Pastean; Jordan, Rufus, H.; Knight,
Essie V.; Koen, Doris; Lolley, Melvin
E.; McCardle, John H.; McCardle,
Gladys; Miles, Clyde E.; Parker, An-
nett-D.; Porter, Frances L.; Redd,
Elmer J.; Roberts, Bryson A.; Saf-
ford, Jessie D.; Saffordfl Perley G.;
Strain, John D.; Sthain, Helen B.;
Trikosko, Virginia P.; Trikoso, Wal-
ter B.; Van Camp, Gracie, Walko, Mil-
dred, Williams, Essie Lee; Wright,
Mozell C .; Yeager, Arthuh; Zorn, Mar-
ine E.
PRECINCT NO. 6
Attaway, Robert K.; Attaway, Ber-
nice B.; Attaway, Lloyl G.; Braxton,
Lois A.; Causey, Elouise; Christmas,
Laura; Christmas, Davis N.; Gannie,
George; Kimbrel, George F.; Kimbrel,
Mary D.; Maloy, Maxine W.; 7"i.-'."
Grover S.; Raffield, David C.; "
Hiram E.; Walker, Thelma A.; Walk-
er, John B.
PRECINCT UO. 7
'Anderson, Nathaniel; Cain, Clenton
L.; Cain, Winefred B.; Craft, Bertha
F.; Davis, Nathaniel; Gibson, Frank


D.; Godwin, Perry L.; Godwin, Irene;
Graves, Samuel M., Sr.; Hamilton,
Willie; Harden, Floyd E.; Harris,
Annie M.; Harris, Katherine 0.; Har-
ris, Abble L.; Hutchen, Rob er t;
Hutchen, Bertha; Jones, Andrew;
Jones, Harry R.; Jones, Ida, M.;
Knight, Shelby; Kyser, Hubert R.;
Lewis, Willie D. McQuagge, Beatrice
C.; Mjiller, G. W.; Nance, J. A.;
Nance, Sarah Alice; Phillips, Will;
Pitts, Mary S.; Roberts, Mary Helen;
Sampley, Eugene L.; Sellers, Willard
B.; Sellers, Lois; Sellers, Willie; Sel-
lers, Lomis F.; Smith, Evie L.; Tay-
lor, David W.; Tharpe, Lois M.;
Thomas, Betty K.; Truelove, Lean-
der C.; Trulove, Amanda R.; Welch,
Tommie; Williams, Edward; Williams,
Louise.
PRECINCT NO. 8
Anderson, Abraham; Atwell, Arthur;
Atwell, Virgie; Bailey, Crawford, Bai-
ley, Carrie; Baker, Johnny A.; Bon-
nor, R. B.; Baxley, Willer, Baxley,
Oscar B.; Bowey, Willie Mae, Bor-
ders, Lewis, Bouie, Fannie Mae; Bry-
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Christeen; Chambers Willie;
J. B.; Clayton, Joseph; Cogma- .
lace; Collins, Willie; Cox, Edwena H.;
Cox, Herbert; Cook, Clydel; ::-
er, Timothy; Cooper, Ivey J.; .
mings, Leroy; Dovis, John H.; Doz-
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Woodrow; Duncan, Lorene '..-
W illie Mae; Dunnings, 1-, ',,:':
Sweetie; Falconer, *:: :- L.; Fen-
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Ben; Frazier, Clinton; .- :
Mae; Glover Edgar J.; : Bessie;
Graham, Lee V.; Graham, Sylvester;
Hall, Lula M.; Halliburton, :
Hamilton, Gertrude; -i .i: .- I :
Harrison, Eilbur L.; .- -: ...
Lee; _" :..- .. so :. .
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NEWS FROM


'By HELEN NORRIS


Newton, Mrs 'M. P. Gentry, Mma?
Cleveland Hall, Mrs. Minnie Jones,
Mrs. -B. Young, Mrs. uck Dor-
many, Mr Bessie Dykes, Mrs. Bear
sae Wimberly, Mrs. Fred Hill, Mrs.
Dewey Gay and Mrs. Tony Weeks,


Ida; Jackson, Gertrude; Jackson, L
E ; Jacobs, Nell; Johnson, David
Johnson, Fannie L .; McCathan, Lizzie
MeCree, .Robert; Mclre, Willie; Mc
Intire, Alice; McNabb, Henry; Mann
Julia B.; Mills, Jasper; Mincy, Wil
lie; Mtchell, Edward; Nickson, Otis
Nlckson, James; O'Brian, E. E
Owens, Lula Mae; Pace, Ben; Pate
Nellie G.; Schmidt, Estver H.; Shaw
Mrs. Robert B.; Shaw, Robert B.
Smith, James; Smith, Viola; Smith
Be r t ha; Stallworth, Ruby Lee
Stevens, Mrs. Hamp; Stevens, Mrs
Lena; Stevens, Hamp; Sisk, Mrs
Frank; Simmons, Roy; _'.T _i: Ell
Mae; Thomas, Maddie; i ': :. Syl
vester; Travert, Lonzo; Vandenburg
Lola L.; Walker, Arthur L.; Walker
Mary; Ware, Alice E.; Washington
Allie; Whitehead, Everett, Whitehead
Pauline; Whitehead, Mrs. A, C.; Wil-
son, Will; Wilson, Beatrice; Williams
J3 L.; Williams, Elizabeth.
PRECINCT NOS. 9 & 10
Adams, William J. Adams, Mrs
William J.; Allen, Freeman, Jr.; Al-
len, Mrs. Ferrel .-- T
F,; Brown, Ida M -
'G ,; Burk R : :
Henry; : -
Francis; Chestnut, John N.; Cox, Roy
E.; Daniell Annis P.; Duperrouzel
Romeo R.; Duperrouzel, Monica R.
*':. W W; Ensley, Mrs. W. W_
-r : .- Bonnie i: n L;
.. [rs. :: :
.--".:! lMurice T.; -
C.; Gay, C. D. C. D
Hewett, Bea-
. Mae; .- :
.. -. -: W ; .- -
i : .:-: -- : obert -
... : ,Irs.
Jones, Franklin L. --- : -
Jones, Horace H.; .. argaret
*T.; Joiner, James Grange,


McL
meni
Carl
O'Br


Char:




Wall
War.


.; Mears, T. C_- a'"-d" ,r an .B Dyke
,o Moran, lose .; '.Mr and Mrs. Jason Dykes and
ebecca H.;Me-- J ,' "veral : .-. vit-
d, T i o o ,
n, re with relative in ewahite-a.
McLanedm Honored With Party
; Norris He Mrs. G. W Kight honored her
M.a, JrB; w a
ian, Jr B. n wth a ..' party '.
-: '"',''. '.,,* even g at his home on- Second
A .e eral g ames were played
les W .' refresahmenta of cake, coke-
". c ehi'pa and candy were aer-
3 to -the following guests: Bren
'Drt S smith David eggy Ann' "- ..Sher-
ar.- ; .: Anita Yates Buddy
ker, Emma ,; Ward, J' J Jnet Yats ~ Herbert Gard-.
d, Pat L.; -Warner i Frelda Yates, James ,I-


.... .. ~ ', ,.' '.. .:, D o ek ,
James BW, W L' 'J ,-'Kewwt
George. A, -... Ora J 'une Maeen.le,
Sr Yates, Myron Meritt, Lloyd
NOTICE TO VOTERS '.- aud the honoree RBoy
I o~ ctf S Joe, Flor .
ida, the 17th Mrs. J. T. i r .IL aSlt
and ': '" .1 in Serving.
SA : have created -
a new -- As a conse- Mr. Adams and daugh-
..ho. the ter Chris spent the week in Pana
: ,,.. --_,,t now ma T: vi iting with friend and
be transferred I o. 9 .
to Precinct No.o 10 r
I shall call on as many of. MTS. T J Of : spent
I can the .
above. the :. of the a 'i ,, with Mr. J. T.
above s [ shall be at the Port ,-i, .-.. andn Mrs.G W. night.
St, J( Hall from 1:00 p. m
until m. Honored With Party
Please bring R u- Rr .- .y
cards witl .' Mrs Ruth Aultm'an, primary
transfer '. yI your proper precinct. ,,,, .. of the Oak Grove Assem-
Than- you
Mras Cu G Rirsh oft God. ,Sunday school gave her
'- (Continued on Page 7)


M. P, TOMLINSON

REALTOR INSUROR


403 Monument Ave,


Port St. Joe, Fla.


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Phone BAII 7-9291


223 Monument Ave.


Ave SarisemenS

From where I sit... Joe Marsh.


A

Chances are, long ago, yar
grandma knew how to keep you
from catching cold. Mine- did.
"Stay out of drafts," she'd warn.
"Bundle up. Don't get wet."
Then, maybe, when you grew
up you found that the old lady's
theories were considered old
fashioned. Germs were the thing
-and the way to avoid a cold was
to avoid infection by somebody
who already had one.
Now I read where scientists
Aren't so sure. Germs carry a


;he Knew It


II The Time

or going without your muffler.
Grandma, take a bowl
From where I sit, there's liable
to be sound reasoning behind the
old customs people believe in.
"Early to bed, early to rise," for
instance or the practice drinking hot milk or a glass of
beer at bedtime. I'm not saying
you ought to hold with these be-
liefs yourself... but you'd better
get the facts before giving them'
the "l, ..


dold, of course, but they now be-
ieve something else "sets it off" :q
--llomething like drafts, wet feet


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Honored With Party Hunored wIn Party
Mrs. Connie Gay honored her son Linda Alfonso and Leo Dewitt
Larry on his sixth w .4,- with a Kennedy, children of Mr. and Mrs.
a party at his home on addox Street, Leo Kennedy celebrated their birth-
- Tuesday, Feb. 7. 'Several games day :T''.:1 Feb 11 at 3800 at
, were played then refreshments of their home on Duval Street, Sev-
c, ake, Jello and punch were served eral games were played then re.
to the following guests: Billy Allen freshments of cake andIeea cream
,rT Frankie *;.'-,-.:h-, Lonnie '." served to the following
\Hill, Kenneth fCallahan, Diana Gar- guests: Hilton and Doyle Conger,
dner, Diana ,I.-7. Patricia and r- "r:Adams, Sara Catherine Cum-
Ricky Hanlon, Kenny Hill and the elen F ;,r Debora Lloyd,
honoree, Larry. It was reported, T 'Core, Jennifer Kennedy, Tim-
that everyone had a wonderful Othy Kennedy 'and the honorees,
time, H e Linda and Leo,
Honored With Shower Rev. and Mrs ...* Riley spent
Mrs. L. C1 Davis was honored '"-'- in Tallahassee visiting
with a stork shower Thursday night with friends and relatiVes.
730 at the home of Mrs, Pel. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Jeffcoat and
ham ROV81s Hostess for this o- Richard Coleman. and. son
casion were Mrs. Anderson Davis, 'l *spent the week end I Don
T- Pelham Revell and Mrs. ar- 1 Ga., visiting with
t nest Lightfooto Several games were:' ..- and relatives
played and prizes were awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Earnest; Lightfoot
Mrs. Alfred Cox, Mrs. L C. Davis, and children, Alice Jean and Bobby
and Mra. G. W. Knight Refresh- "'- spent Saturday in .;
rn of ". *".. cake cookies and Alao, visiting with friends and re a-
salad were served to the tol- '
-. .guests: Mrs. Thnrston Rev. and Mrs. R .. iley had as
Mrs. Perry '`:, Mrs, W. their guests last week, Rev. Riley's
I ison, Miss Helen Mrs. parents; Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Riley.
Minnie :.- Mrs. Curti '-- Mrs. Bfford Griffin .and daugh-
Mrs. A. W. Murphy, Mrs. John Mc ter Wyvonne spent several days
Kenzie, Mrs. Woodrow ,...- Mrs. in Vernon visiting with relatives.
Tom ,- i- Mrs. -. ,-- .Webb, We are sorry ,to say that Bufford
T. F. Pitts, Mrs. An Griffin was a at Frazer-l-
,,- Mrs. G. W. Knight, Mrs. J.lis- ., in -'. Ala., but .i
S .-. Mrs. Gilbert, Mrs. J.' '' now and is doing much bet-
tuer Mrs. Alfred Mrs.
S-', L Mrs. Lloyd '-, and Mrs. arl (Burrows of
S i. ,..- Mrs. r ,-. i,, Field were the week end
and the honoree Mrs. o'. of Mr. and Mrs. Richard
,Sn going gifts but unable to 1" ,_.'
were: Mrs Erma "'-.. .. Mr. and Mrs. IHoward Linebargar
F" r ,an 'Porter, Mrs. j''-,..- -, ,II 'rield ware the week ed
guests of the later's parents, Mr.


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-.3 PAEIS74 TR OT' ~LPO~rY LR


NEWS FROM

Highland View
By MARTHA RAY

By Miss Mavis Butts
BIRTHDAY PARTY
Mrs. Edgar Strange honored. her
son, Quinon, on his 6th birthday,
with a party at his home Satur-
eay, Feb. 11. Refreshments of
birthday cake, iced drinks and
cookies were served to the follow-


ing guests:
Mrs. Sid Jones, Mrs. Edgar
Strange, Mrs. Carolyn Wood, Mrs.
Christine Thurabay, Mrs. L. IH.
Kelly, Mrs. Ed Wynn, Mrs. James
Grissett, and Mrs. Mae Creamer.
Those sending gifts. but unable to
attend were: Mrs. Gordon Adams,
Mrs. W. 'C. Cortier, Mrs. Louise
Tipton, Mrs. ,Hattie Mae Cooper,
Mrs. Nell Patterson, Mrs. Clinton
Cox, Mrs. Hazel Owens, Mrs. Fred
Mclintosh, Mrs. Mozelle. Gainey,
Nirs. Edna Sorgums, Mrs. Kate
Boyette, Mrs. Price Gay, Mrs. Avis


ing guests: Billy, Bobby, and Jim- Gay, and Mrs. Dan Hatfield. Games
mie Friess, Wilbur and Lamar were played and prizes were given
Butts, Paul, Linda Fay, Leroy, and to Mrs. Edna iStrange, Mrs. Caro-
Patricia Davis, Elaine and Carol lyn Wood, and Mrs. Ed Wynn.
Lynn Braswell, and, Ernest Rhames Mr. and Mrs. Amos Stanley vis-
Mr. H. A. Butts from Marathon, ited relatives in Hosford this week.
Sia., visited his family Monday. Friends of Mr. and- Mrs. Arvil
A2c and Mrs., Marvin S. Evans Dougles regret to hear of the ill-
from Tyndall Field and Mr. and ness of their infant son, Ricky,
Mrs. A. J. Barfield front Cotton- who has been in the hospital this
dele, Fla., visited Mrs. R. G. Butts week. He is much improved.
and children and Mrs. A. J. Bar- Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harms and
field and children Saturday. daughters, Agatha and Agnes, of
Rev. Hazel Miles of Southport, Sopchoppy, visited Clinton Cox :-.i
Visited his brother, Carlos lies and family Sunday.
family Friday. Welcome to the new families


Dalbert Strange of Crawford- moving into our community. Here
ville, Fla., visited his parents and is. a special invitation to. attend
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar the church of your choice every
Strange and Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Sunday.
Strange last week. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Malge and
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Branch, Har- family of Atlanta, Ga., visited Mr.
,old and- Sonja Raffield and Curtis and Mrs. Clinton, Cox and family
Rhames, attended the ball game Monday.
in DeFuniak Springs Friday night. Mr. Henry Butts and Mr. A. J.
--Honored With Shower Barfield of Marathon, Fla., visited
Mrs. W. C. Miles honored Mrs. their families Thursday.-
Donald Gene Swan (the former Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harms of
Carolyn Creamer) with a stork Sopchoppy, Fla., attended the sng
shower 'Saturday, Fbe. 11th from. service by the Lovett :"--. -- at the
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Refreshments of Baptist Church Sunday.
salad, crackers, donuts, punch and -
coffee were served to the follow- Advertising doesn't cost-it pays!


.- .. Sikes Asks For Bill For
mCommercial Fishermen

S, ,* Congressman Bob Sikes has anl-
H nounced the introduction of i. R.
Sl. 88657 which provides for the estab-
lishment of a national policy with
SW respect to commercial fisheries, a
well as the estabi shment of the
SOffice of Assistant Secretary of
.e Commerce for Commercial Fisher-
S les, defining his functions, owners
and responsibilities and to streng-
then the commercial fisheries seg-
ment of the national economy, and
.. for other purposes.
H, R. 8857 is a companion bill to
..... H. R 8001 recently introduced by
he *o luncheon hereBob Witson of'Cali-
Local Civil Defense Director Attends fora .
i Congressman Sikes stated that
Zone Meeting In Montgomery, Ala. would press vigorously for early
bearings on his bill and action by
Civil Defense directors from per Radar screen which is 12 by i8 'he Congress during this session;
North West Florida were given an fee- aid inspected the latest devel-
all-expense paid tour of -the Eas- 'opment in communications by
S- Command.Air Force head- radio telephone. PAUL'S RADIO
quarters. in Montgomery, Alabama Among those attending thd trip
Thursday, January 2S. Attending was TSgt. Mosely, Northwest and TV SHOP
from Gulf County was Bill Rasmus- Florida co-ordinator, who will be Pr. 7-2051 Reid Ave.
sen, director of civil defense for the guest speaker at the Rota-y
the county. Club luncheon here today. EXPERT REPAIRS ON
The delegates witnessed the He will outline Civil Defense for RADIOS
tracking of aircraft on the new su- his area. TELEVISION SETS


L. Lacteal means (a) sticky, (b) like milk; (c) languid.
L. Perspicacious means (a) shrewd; (h) sweaty; (c) untiring.
. Caloric refers to (a) calories; (b) heat; '(c) calcium.

ANSWERS

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ELECTRIC TOASTERS
ELECTRIC HEATERS
LAMPS
DRILLS
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WASHING MACHINES
ELECTRIC STOVES
HOY WATER HEATERS

NOTICE OF FICTTOUS NAME
NOTICE i b T given that murslant
: ': Laws o Ats
S .. the '- -* p .e. intend
S .: a with Otit
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1' .ios nam
engage in nbuiness a :
-.. : id business is to be cared on
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;. !.L Edoing business as "Stonee' Shop
t!: _.', 223 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe,
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PUZZLE No. $81


ACRfOSS

10 Weaekns
14 Stapoete
V5 Whae oil4
16 To cut off
V7 W;;d uffa~o
of Ineo .
-19 South Africon
to Fuel
Al So he i
22 K'ind of
wlrtfng
2-S Andii~n

25 Mode smnoth
26 Mt ornTLea-
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dam of Syr~o
30 To at ,1ie out
21 Bedeck
5-3 M nerT

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39Swq Ss Over
40 RVvinof
41 Maposed
A2 Peehonoit~on
44 Puerto
43 Costs


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j otof order

of 6eo
Bb5cuIwoo ~d
Asst a
58 Urn-s~y out-
brook
Move onW~
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62 Cheosf to
(poet.)
63 Radica~s
64 Wooden Pins
65 Partl of poant

DOWN
I Cooky
2 TleTand
3 Heating
vsosel-
4 Make beeT Oo
5 Observe
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REV. J. C. ODUM, Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL ...... ... 9:45 a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
BAPTIST TRAINING UNION 6:15 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP 7:30 p.m.
PRAYER SERVICE (Wednesday) 7:30 p.m.

Corner Long Avenue and 16th Street

VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME-





Introducing. .


Our 3-Day Outdoor Bazaar Art Sale

Consisting of Cypress Craft Gifts
All handmade from knees, driftwood and pecky
cypress. Includes table lamps, tv lights, planters
(with growing plants), "pedestals, whatnots, bedside
tables end table, napkin and candle holders, ash
trays.
GENUINE OIL PAINTINGS, mqttos, pictures framed
in original cypress mouldings no two alike.

SPECIAL
Three museum pieces of genuine heavy mahogany
bedroom furniture from an old Southern mansion.
Your patronag will help us establish a new original
industry here in our historic city. Kindly tell your
friends about it.

FEBRUARY 16, 17,18- 1 TO 6 P.M.

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Oak Grove News RESOLUTION
(Continued From Page 6)
class a party Monday at her home MRS. ROMA MILLER
on Duval Street. Several games WHEREAS, On February 1, 1956,
were played then refreshments of God in His infinite wisdom called
cakes and -cookies were served to
trom this earth ti ;er iHeavenly
the following: Sara Norris, Diana
Home, Mrs. Roma Miller; and
and Linda Fae Gardner, Jan Strip- WHom RAS, SRomter Miller had
I-ng, Marlin 'Knight, Jerry Hill, Lin- i
da Webb, Mary Frances Porter, been a constant and loyal mem-
Gloria Shoots, Paula Lovett, Patsy ber of elody Rebekah Lodge since
its institution, and by her Christian
Johnson, Joyce Godwin, Barbara its institution, and by her hrian
Y g ad Dn Character and by her kindness and
Young and Diana Dykes.
Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Hollomon had endeared herself -to all
who were fortunate enough to know
and children spent the week end
in Marianna visiting with friends her; and
and relatives 'WHEREAIS,, Sister Milae had
'Mrs. Edgar Smith, Mrs. John -- iunfalteringly true to her trust
McKenzie, Mrs. Joel Lovett and and obligations, and had been a
Mrs. Nelson Gardner spent Tues devoted wife and : :--. a trua
day in. Pensacola visiting with Mrs. a wise counselor, and tire-
Sro6ks less worker, and a generous suppor-
tcr of every good work in the Mas-
Rotary Club.Enjoys Steak therefore, be it r
Rotarysolved by the Officeras and Memo
Supper On February 2 of Melody Rebekah Lodge No.
22, Port 'St. Joe, Floridah
One half of the Port St. Joe Ro-at while her plae can
tary members who were the losers e, t we bow num
be filled, yet we bow in hum-
in an attendance contest -
n an attendance contest -- -. ble submission to the will of Him
Staged by the local tary Club l who giveth and who taketh away,
entertained the entire Rotary mem-
Ibership with a steak dinner Thurs :'- That in the passing of
day night, February 2, at Gyn'- Miller this Lodge has lost
Cafe Ian honored and loyal member, and
An invitation from the Apala- --town and community a citien
chicola Rotary Club was extended whose life was truly dedicated,
to the Port St. Joe Rotary to at- THIRD, That we who are left
tend their Annual Ladies' Night m' to carry on and emulate the I
dinner last Tuesday evening. All record of her life and service,
members were invited to attend POURTH, That a copy of these
with their Rotary Anns. Those :- :: be spread on the min-
local Rotarians who attended this utes of the Melody Lodge, a copy
Ladies' night program were presi- :.'r to the bereaved : =_ of the
dent, ark Tomlinson and Rotary deceased, and a copy be mailed to
Ann Elizabeth; Wayne Ashley, sec The Star".
retary and Rotary Ann Emma; Unanimously adopted February
Clyde Fite and Rotary Ann Sara; 1956, Port S't. Joe, Florida
Ernest Wimberly and Rotary Ann Mary E1 Weeks
Miss Kathryn Marshall, Ro. Lillian Kenninetoa
tary Pianist and escort, Bert Munn, Katherine Brown
Jr. Committee
Rotary members from out of
town were Rome -":- .. of Has pr ..:. Trunk
n w k, ad M t Pop f The fingerlte end of the ele-
tings, Mich., and Merritt Pope of ,. many-musled trunk s so
lPanama C Rotary attendance~supple and killful that this big,
for January was 84 per cent com- awkward looking, animal can even
pared to 90 per cent in December. untie knots with it.


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only $2495

buys the big Mercury Medalist
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(iolustraoed below)
State and local taxes, if any, additional. Pres
'*.: ommns due to
without notice.


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squared collar with the trimmed jacket it is
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with a crease resistant, no-iron finish. Black, and
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FOR RENT: 2 bedroom furnished
house at Beacon Hill. See Silas
R. Stone.


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Your doctor's prescription usually in
Latin and technical symbols Is always
very exact in Its meaning. Our part in
modern health service Is to follow his
directions accurately, compound and
dispense his prescriptions, complete for
your use, with directions and dosage
noted. Our specialized education has
prepared us for these functions. Our
continuous prescription experience and
service keeps us alert and expert in our
profession. We stock only the highest
quality drugs and pharmaceuticals avail-
able. We are always prepared to help you
and your family maintain good health.




Buzzett's Drug Store
PHONE 7-31371


NOTICE OF FICTITIOUS NAME
NOTICE is hereby given that pur-
suant to Chapter 20953, Laws of
Florida, Acts of 1941, the under-
signed person intends to register
*with the Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Gulf County, Florida, four weeks
after the first publication of this
notice. the fictitious name or trade
name under which.he will engage
in business and in which said busi-
nessness Is to be carried on to-wni:
BOY E. COX, doing business as
"Famous Products", Box 471, Port
St. Joe. Fla.

D. S. GOODMAN
Painting and Decorating
Sheet Rock Finishing.
FREE ESTIMATES
203 Duval iSt. Port St. Joe


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FOR RENT: Furnished bedrooms
and apartments. David's Motel,
202 Monument Ave., Phone 9-9161.
FOR RENT: 2 'bedroom furnished
Apartment. Call 7-5881. 223 7th.
FOR RENT: 8-room downstairs
furnished apartment. Private en-
trance. Available immediately. Mrs.
C. A. McGowin, Phone 7-4221.
LOST: 2 year old liver and white
male pointer. Has white blaze on
face. Has name tag reading -Ray
0. Deal, Fort Walton, Fla. Notify
chief of police here. $25 reward. 4t
LOST: Ev/ersharp pen and pencil
set. Gold caps on each. Burgundy
barrels. Nawe Wesley Ramsey en-
graved around base of gold on each
piece. Sentimental value. Finder
please call The Star for reward,
FOR SALE: 4-room house in High-
land View across from Gore apt.
See Royce Corbett, $3,000. 4t1-2
FOR SALE: Boys 26" deluxe bicy-
cle. Very good condition. Cal
7-5611. 2tc-2-16
For Delivery of
FLORIDA TIMES-UNION
Call 7-4776 between 7 and 8 p.m.
6tp-2-16
FOR SALE: Three bedroom house
on lot 105' by 175'. House is about
one year old. Full tile bath. Well
constructed. Price $10,500. 3St
FRANK HANNON
Registered Real Estate Broker
Phone 7-3491 211 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe, Fla.
FOR SALE: Modern house, 35 acres
all or part, 6 miles south of We-
wahitchka on Highwar 381. C.
White on premises. 2tp


FOR SALE: Lots. 50' X 149' locat-
ed on Jones Homestead, First
five lots, $200 each, Terms offered.
See Roy E. Cox on the homestead.

FOUND: Man's watch on High
School grounds. Owner can have
by identifying and paying for this
ad. Call 7-5716.


DVERTISING Mathis ForSenator
(Continued from page 1)
FOR SALE: Power saw almost and county attorney for four years,
new. Porter-Cable, Model 115.
Contractor's special, 7-inch. $70.00. gives ie the necessary qualifica-
Ralph Rich, Phone 7-9651. ltp tions to serve the people of the 25th
-Senatorial District in an able, dig-
SPECIAL SERVICES unified and honest manner.


FOR FAST, EFFICIENT plumbing
service, call BILL'S PLUMBING.
Phone 7-7846. Outboard motors re-
paired, also.
Keys Made While You Wait
35c EACH
BICYCLE PARTS
WESTERN AUTO
Reel Parts and Repairs
A REAL BARGAIN in a good used
piano. STOP and SWAP SHOP.
Your credit is good.
tRADE US that useless article for
something useful. STOP and
iWAP.
BICYCLES, LAWN MOWERS and
OUTBOARD MOTORS repaired.
Jake Gavin. 7th St., Righland View.
Phone 7-2681. tfc
E. TOM PRIDGEON
Real Estate & Insurance
BAII 7-7741 411 Reid Ave.
KENNEDY'S ELECTRIC and RE-
FRIGERATION SERVICE. Li-
censed electrical contractor. All
kinds electric and refrigeration
service and installation. Phone
7-3032. tfc
F YOU ARE INTERESTED in say-
vou need in your home. STOP and
SWAP SHOP.
Ing money see us for anything
WILLIS V. ROWAN POST 116,
THE AMERICAN LEGION. Meet-
ing first and third Monday nights
800 p.m., American Legion Home.
MASONIC TEMPLE F. & A. M.-
Port St. Joe Lodge 111 Regular
meetings 2nd and .4th Fridays of
each month, 8:00 p.m. Members
urged to attend; visiting brothers
welcome. J. B. Griffith. W. M.; F.
W. Chandler, secretary.
SAMARITAN LODGE No. 40, I. 0.
0. F.-Meets first and third Thurs-
days, 7:30 p. m. in Masonic Hall. All
members urged to attend; visiting
rethren invited. H. H. Shirley, N.


"If elected, I will not quit or re-
sign my chosen profession or any
high salaried job, but will continue
to practice law, because I do not
have the ambition of a profession-
al politician who would attempt to
live on the salary of $100 per month
allowed a state senator,
"Further, I already maintain an
office and clerical help in my law
practice that will be open always
to my constituents for the trans-
action of business pertaining to the
office of state senator. I am not
unmindful of the duties of the of-


lice I 'am seeking- and will at all prompt handling of all bills coming
times be available to all the peo- before this committee.
"If elected, I pledge to oppose.
LOST: White and black Chihuahua. any additional or new taxes :,
Strayed Wednesday. Last seen, :- ..:-. .:- either local or state, and
on Palm and 16th Street. Return o am in favor of economy in givern-
Mrs. Braxton L. Ward, 705% Long ment rather than any new taxes.
Ave., Phone 7-2936. Itco
I am against creating any new bu-
R. A. M.-Regular convocation of reaus or commissions and instead
St. Joseph Chapter No. 56, R. A. favor local self-government. If
M., 2nd and 4th Mondays. All visit-,.ci,. I will work closely with
ing companions welcome. F 0. Members of the House of Repre-
Allen, High Priest; H. R. Malge,
secretary.

LOYAL ORDER .
OF MOOSE
Meetings at Moose p*
Hall, 310 Fourth St.
Meeting night ev- .
ery other Monday.


HALLMARK'S

SHOES are GUARANTEED
to give satisfaction
Low In Cost
High In ValueI

Advertising doesn't cost-it pays! I i


ple of the four-county district.
"I should like to emphasize that
I have no empty political promises
to make, but will serve the wishes
and desires of the people to the
best of my ability. I have the
courage and conviction to make a
decision and stand by it when the
interest of the people are con-
cerned.
"My record in the Legislature
shows that I supported the Mini-
mum Foundation iSchool Law and'
appropriations to continue this
- r-"T' I also supported labor
labor legislation and passage of
the cigarette tax law which has
been so helpful to "tu?-~-.5 ,, dis-
tressed Florida cities.
"I served as chairman of the
Judiciary Committee in the 1951
session of the Florida 'Legislature,
and was commended by the speak-
er of the House on efficient and


Presbyterian Women

Meet At Church

The women of .the First Presby-
terian Church met at the church
Monday with 9 members present.
Mrs. Ted Beard, chairman was in
charge of the business. Mrs. Roy
LeCraw of Atlanta, Ga., will speak
before the group at a Bible study
,meeting, Friday at 8 p.m. Everyone
, in the community is invited to at-
tend and hear this wonderful
speaker.
Mrs. James Yeaden presented
the program,. "Christian America
Means Christian Families."
Those taking part were Mis. Kay
Clark," Mrs. M. Elder, Mrs. Ted
-Beard, Mrs. R. D. Prows.
The meeting closed with prayer.
Those present were Mrs. Lawrence
Bissett, Mrs. William Iverson, Mrs.
C. W. Long, Mrs. Tommy Mitchell
Mrs. James Yeadon, Mrs. M. Elder,
T-'.. R. D. Prows, Mrs. Kay Clark
and Mrs. Ted Beard.

Send The Star To A Friend

sentatives from the four counties
of this senatorial district since I
believe all local' legislation should
originate in the House."


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it's your ing Size Buy!


Luxurious new '56 DODGE CORONET is bigger by far than other
medium-priced cars! Bigger in size, conifort, performance, style! Yet
it is priced right down with the lowest-priced cars. A big Dodge Coronet
-^3V-8 Lancer hardtop costs only 95 cents a week more than "'.i-.p'J,-. ."
in the small-car field!


Size it up with others in the- Price it against small cars in
medium price field the "low price field"
Push-button driving and
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ar "" At a touch of your finger, you
Car "M" Dodge iS .6 inches longer Car "F" Dodge is 13.5 inches longer command the greatest perform-
ing car on the road today-bar
Car "0" Dodge is. 7.7 inches longer none! The new '56 Dodge shat-
9eYet Dodge costs only $4.11 tered every record in the book
Car "P"' Dodge is 6.4 inches longer a month more -including world records held
(less than 95 cents a week!)* by -expensive foreign models-
in its sensational 14-day official
More legroom front and rear! More hiproom front Why settle for a small car, when a new'56 Dodge run on the Bonneville Salt
and rear Wider doors Greater steering wheel Coronet brings you so much more for so little Flats. The '56 Dodge V-8 holds
clearance More rear deck space! New '56 Dodge morel Here's big-car ride and roominess, big-car more performance records than
is bigger inside and outl Looks bigger! Rides luxury- and looks in a full line of King Size allotherAmericancarscombined.
bggerl Is bigger Coronets, priced right down with the small cars
S*Comparin price of DodgeCoronet V-e Lancer tagaonst overage priceof somebody t.yle of the "low price 3." Price Value Leader of the Forward Look

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K, 6.70-15 10.80 6.70-15 .-. 13.24
7.10-15 .... 1.85 7.10-15 .... 14.49
7.60-15 -- 12.99 7.60.15 .1..... 15.93
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TUBE TYPE NYLON
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Above allowances apply on brand new 1955 tires

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The oldest senator in the 84th
Congress is 87 year old Democrat
Senator Theodore Francis. Green
of Rhode Island.
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The Department of Interior, was
created in 1849 as the Home De-
partment.

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