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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: July 5, 1956
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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. 4JO
A ProgMesivo
'4nmmunity With a
Modern, Progresolve
Weekly Newspaper
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THE STAR


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


THE 8* PAR
Publihbd IhfiAot St. Joe
But ~6vt6td to the CBon
tinued Developthent of
Gulf Oounty


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VOLUMKt XIX


ETAOIN SHRDLU
by WESL-EY R. RAMSEY


Patrolman Leroy Pf't-if-r- wore a
big wide grin oil July I .s the
rain.- fell "'Where I couldn( ke--p
the people oft' the road, old n,1"
bher nature will keep then indoor;
to live to see another day" lie said
The rain was hard un I-i,- r'"'
nicers, and the- fisherineii, jut it
nay have saved your life
S. And my yard ihdr-d Ihe
rain.

We have accomplished the al-
most impossible. We have filled
up the paper during a week con-
taining a holiday. An almost im-
possible task.

That crazy Bill Nichol H-i
'has taken a brand new blanket aiid
pushed it down into a block o'r ic:e
for a publicity stunt.
You are supposed to guezs how
long It will take for the ice to melt
and In the meantime the brand new
blanket gets soaking wet.
iShucks, he could have left it out-
side Wednesday and accomplished
the same thing.

We have a new business in,
town an auto -parts concern.
It takes these small enterprises
to make the town grow, which it
surely is doing.
Congratulations to the new
owner, C. R. (Dick) -Lamberson
and welcome to Port St. Joe.

Ever notice how much greener
,the grass on the other side? But
.y the time yqu. tear your pants
*climbing the fence, is it worth it?
* The moral- to that little ditty is,
don't you believe it when some-
'hie tells yobi the. other fellow "has
it madee. He has his troubles too.
He's just belter at hiding them
than you are.,

S'We've been "superintending"
'(hie building o -.he new Quai;ty
fGrocery building across the street
.from our front door. The builders
have done a good job on the
building and it looks like they
will.be moving in soon.

We took tha' Mercury "rag top"
'iack home and got our own car.
lit's just like coming back home to
-get in your own car again even
after riding in one that cost nearly
Slwice as much.

We are an uncle again. The
brother Edward and his wife Jes-
sie ,Ruth had a little baby girl
Sunday afternoon down in De-
Land.
The brothers are falling down'
on us. They haven't provided us
with as many nephews and neices
'as we have them.

We went in' the Piggly Wiggly
the other day and got some sand-
wioh fixings and paper plates and
Sieve Dudro remarked, "Well, I
see the wife is out of town again."
She is, and we are not washing
Dishes.



Post Office Recipts

Reach New High


Postmaster Chauncey Costin an- lachicola to be on hand.
nouneed' this week that postal re- Those who have received, cards
ceiptsa'at the Port St. Joe Post Of- and have- not returned them are -. .
rice for the quarter ended June 30, urged to do so quickly. Those who -
1056, 'were $10,052.61, which was have not received them and wish ,
an increase of 10% over the sEame : to become members are requested
period for the prior year and mark- to contact Clyde Brogdon or T. Mc- -
ed the first time in the history of Daniel.
the local post office that receipts, ,.
exceeded the ten thousand mark in
any quarter. New Auto Parts
Costing further brought to light J I M MY BEANE
that receipts for the calendar year ... Song Leader Business Is Opened
1955, reached an all time peak of -- L .
$34,291.15k and the first two quar- direct the revival music. Discussion Port St. Joe had a new business ABOVE, left to right, Bally Barr
tars of calendar 1956 have resulted periods will be conducted by Miss +oopen this week. of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Brow
in an increase of $1,162.62 over the Mary Lois Edwards after the revi- The St. Joe Auto Parts Company of Mr. and Mrs. C.br
first two quarters of 1955, which, val service each evening. This evan- opened for business Monday in the of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Parker.
stated Costin, would move the local gelistic team is sponsored by the Costin Building on Monument Ave- -- i
post office into First' Class at the Baptist Shudent Union of the Flor- nue.
end of this year it the present ida Baptist Convention. The new business is a member :--
trend continues. Rev. J. C. Odum, pastor of the of the National Auto Parts Asso-
Costin stated that the White City Long Avenue Church, announces elation, a nation-wilie association.
'Rural Station opened on schedule that the Church nursery will' be The owner of the new business
July 2 in the George H. Harper open each evening with a qualified sla C. R. Lamberson. Lamberson is
Store at White City. He wished attendant to take care of small a native of Madison, Florida and
again to remind patrons of the area children. The building is complete- has been in the auto parts busi- ..
if they desire to receive mail at the ly air-conditioned for the comfort ess for five years. He and his wife efto r t R er
station to notify correspondents to of all who attend. The public island two children are now making ABOVE, left to right Robert 2,
address them: White City Station, cordially invited to attend all of their home in Port St. Joe at 205 dren of Mr. and Mrs. Walter 1
Port St. Joe, Florida. ;the services. Ninth Street. Peter 10, children of Mr. and


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Saints Run Win

Streak To Six

Over Week End

rie St. Joe Saintis ha-e been
1. rin g s.,ihe i e'ry g--iod bail ga.nies-
rh_.-se, pa.t two aid une ll ti i ek,
*..inatgf-r Baicomn Hanim an.d his
i --_A io- ,t.al Iba lpliye r; have touen
':.,i otn tp : uf thi,-r pa-,r -i .I\ :i11am
T Iu'*l;,'= y nli ltll. rne r' nt-' : l'. l .
e. l., \ ewahatt lika for a r-glitt
.. i d nlild Lim li home wit a 1i tu 3
, H 'tly tu tlic.r viedit.
Sohday dafterrnooI thle Panama
Cit'. Ilid j-ienident.s cm.iie ov--r or
in artq-i l on o' ball a ,nd fl'oind tLie


SANITARY LAND FILL servicing the Port St. Joe area is shownv
sists of a large ditch dug in the ground. The garbage and rubbi
a bull-dozer and then covered by a thin layer of earth until the g
is then dug and the process started over again.


Revival Set At

Long Ave. Church

A youth-led revival, meeting will
begin at the Long Avenue Baptist
Church Sunday morning at 11:00
a.m. Services will be held each eve-
ning at 8:00 p.m. through Friday
of next week. The evangelistic
meeting is s~onaored by the youth


.REV. BUDDY SIMPSON
Evangelist

of the .Church. Adults as well as
young people are invited to attend.
Revival music will be a feature
each night along with the evange-
listic message.
Rev. Buddy 'Simpson, will be the
evangelist. Mr. Jimmy Beane will
' ... :.'j, S"


Mayor Sharit Takes

Government Hou:

Mayor J. L. Sharit took steps
last Friday to secure additional
housing for Port St. Joe.
In a telegram to Congressman
Bob Sikes, the Mayor asked that
Port St. Joe or nearby area be con-
sidered for a government housing
unit to be built in this area to serve


Rod 'and Gun

Club Will Be

Formed In Gulf

The organizational meeting for
the proposed Gulf County Rod
and Gun Club is scheduled for 5:00
p.m., Saturday, July 7, at the We-
wahitchka High School lunch room.
Response to the 150 cards mailed
out last week, according to Game
Warden, Thomas McDaniel, has
been very encouraging. He said he
expects there will be abdut 120
men from every corner of the coun-
ty ion hand at Wewahitchka Satur-
day evening to help eat the fried
fish and all that.goes with it-and
to get the club on its way by elect-
ing officers, setting policies, etc.
McDaniel who .because of the
nature of his work was asked to
take the lead in organizing thhb
club,'said he thought it was impor-
tant to, stress that the Rod and
Gun Club was to be a county-wide
organization.
On hand to address the gather-
ing will be Assistant Director of
the Game and Fresh Water Fish
Commission, Earl 0. Frye, of Tal-

lahassee, and James Floyd, Infor-
mation and Education Officer of
the Third District, with headquar-
ters at Panama City.
McDaniel said that he expects
the presidents of the Rod and Gun
C u u and S.oTrtsmens Club o1 f Anpa-


,abol e. The l.ind fill .11'.,a con- ',.uiirli ot July 'ome >-arly thi. ye-ar
sh is pushed into the hole by for the Saints had some special ex-1
round is built up. A new hole plosives of their own and marked
u b u hoo up victory number 5 -with a sdore
( photo) df 116 over the team from Pan-
ama City.
STuesday night the Panama City
Steps To Secure team came back for more to find
S the Saints had not cooled from the
sing Ffor This Area Sunday afternoon game. The Pan-
a ama City team couldn't muster the
strength to push across a run un-
f-ervice men at Government instal- il the sixth inning. They scored
nations located in the area. f I our runs but not enough, for they
In a telegram to the Congress-! were behind 5 to 0 when -they came
man, .Sharit said: tto bat. The Saints failed to score
Honorable -R. L. IF. Sikes in their half of the sixth.
Member of Congress Panama scored a run in the 8th
Washingtember of Congr, ssC. inning to tie up the game. The
I am advised that there is to Saints came across in the bottom
be constructed 420 per ert half of the ninth inning to win their
family housing units for occu- sxth straight victory.
pany by Tyndall military pr- The ISaints pitching .staff of
pancy by Tyndall military per- Hamm, Scott, Stewart and Bishop
sonnel in the vicinity of Tyndall
Field. We would like very much have worked very nicely when
if it is at all possible to .have the. things were getting hot to pace the
cns+cio ff thesc ities a Saints in their current winning
.costrcton of hee fciltistek


changed to a point nearer Port
St. Joe, either on the present Gov-
ernment reservation or on gov-
ernment property owned by U. S.
boast Guard at ]St. Josephs Point
and any additional property that
might be required --to be either
supplied by the City of Port St.
Joe or Gulf County on a* lease,
contract and/or donation. This
property can be had and the city
of Port St. Joe and its business
people need this facility. Please
get into this right away and what-
ever is -necessary in order to ac-
complish this end that is what we
want done. If representatives of
the City arid County are needed
anywhere, anytime on behalf of
this project, kindly so advise.
J. L. SHARIT
---- *( --- --
Visitors From N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ken-dricks
ar:d children Frieda, Jerqy, Ronnie,
Tommy and Tonda of Henrietta,
N. C., are the guests of Mrs. Ken-
drick's brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wilkie of 814 Gar-
rison Avenue.


Introducing Our
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Rotarians Entertain

Wives At Banquet

The Port St. Joe Rotary Club
feted' their ladies at their annual
Ladies Nigfit banquet Friday night
at the -Methodist Church in the so-
cial room.
The ladies received corsages in
the Rotary colors upon entering
tlie banquet room.
George Tapper served as master
of ceremonies and introduced the
many guests present and all th-e
Rotary Anns.
Wayman Parker of Jacksonville
delivered the after dinner address
and kept the Rotarians and their
guests in stitches by his ddiserta-
rion on "Pink Pills for Pale Peo-
ple".
About 7,5 Rotarians and their
guests were present.
As a favor- the ladies were pre-
s-nted with a key chain contain-
ing a small flashlight and embossed
on the side with the Rotary wheel.


Future Citizens


2, Holly Barr 3, gran


n.


June 5, and Lee 8:


children
, children
3, children


Mary Jane 2, and John 6, chil-
Hall. Dwight 3, Ann B. 8, and
Mrs. Ernest C. Wimberly.


Marion Parker ChOsen.As Scoutmaster

For New Troop

The Methodist Men's Club of the First Methodist Church
will organize and sponsor a new Bcy Scout Troop in Port St.
[oe. The organizational meeting will be held in the recreation
-'com of the First Methodist Church at 7:30. Friday night July 6.


Marion Parker has been appoint-
,:d j;. 'Scoiutuaster for the new'
I r''l:p JMarion was born In and has
;..,nt hi life in Port St Joe He


Scouts Will Present
Circus In Bainbridge

O)n July 27. Troop 47 will travel
'o Baiibridge, Georgia to present
ii. famted cir-us. The troop will
present to the public of Bainbridge
the best acts derived from the
shows given' in the past five years
of. performance.
The scouts will parade in Bain-
bridge at 4 p.m. on the day -of the
event, and afterwards will -be ser-
ved supper at the town park.
-All Scouts will participate in the
circus. Each will be given a defin-
ite part. In order to accomplish
a fine performance, all scouts are
urged to attend all further meet-
ings and special meetings.
Troop 47 proceeds from this
event will be used to send the
scouts to the National Jamboree
which will be held-at Valley Forge,
Pa., in 19157.
The public is invited to make the
trip to Bainbridge with the Scouts
on the 27th.

Revival Services Scheduled
*. For Oak Grove Church






















REV. M. STEVENS
Revival services will begin Fri-
day July 6 at the Oak Grove Ae-
sembly of.God Church and contin-
ua through Sunday, July 15, accord-
ing to the pastor, Rev. Lloyd Riley.
Services will be held each night
at 8:00 p.m.
Rev. W. M. Stevens of Denver,
Colo., will be the visiting evange-
list. Rev. Stevens is known as 'The
Walking Bible".


Kiwanians Needing

Money For Project

The Kiwanis Club reports that
work is progressing nicely on their
project to construct rest-room fa-
cilities at the high school football
field.
The club has received most of
the material that is needed for the
construction of the facility through
numerous donations and are ready
to go to work.
All they need now is approxi-
mately $650.00 to pay for part of


gtiaduated from Port St Joe High
School In 1954. During his senior
year. NMarion was president of the
student body He was a charter
member of Cub Pa-k No. 47. As a
C.ib. Nlarion earned the rainks of
Bobcat, Wolf. Bear. Lion and We-
belo. He also earned six arrow
points for extra achievements. Up-
on completion of his training as a
Cub Scout, Marion was active in.
Scout Troop No. 47 for three years,
during which time, among other
things, he served as Den Chief.
All boys who are interested in
becoming a Scout and, who can
meet the qualifications of 'Boy
Scouts are invited to attend this
meeting Friday night at 7:30 p.m.,
and are urged to bring their par-
ents with them. All boys are in-
vited to join this troop who meet
the following qualifications:
1. Any-.boy who has reached his
eleventh birthday, but not his 14th
birthday. I
2. Any boy who is not a mem-
ber of any other Scout Troop.
'3. Any boy who is interested in
Scouting and wants to live up to
the traditions of the Boy Scouts
of America.
4. It is not-necessary for a boy,;
to be a'member of the First Metho-i
dist Church. All denomination'.,
are invited to join.
The Methodist Men's Clubfco.,g-
nizing the fact that* one troop ian
Port St. Joe pan not properly train..
.and provide .for'-the number oL,
boys who want to be,.outs, iias
decided to organize and sponsor
this new Troop No. 3-13. It recog-
nizes the importance of Scouting in-j
training of boys of today to be the
leaders of tomorrow. No boy should4,-
be denied the privilege of Scout
training, of Scout play, of Scout
Work. The club wishes to do all it
can to encourage the boys of -this
city to grow into honest, christian
and well-trained men. of tomorrow.
Scouting has done more for our
boys than any other single group.
Scouting up-builds the minds alad
bodies of our boys.
John T. -Simpson, Scoutmaster
of Troop No. 47 is to be congratu-
lated for the wonderful job he has
done. Like all good Scoutmasters,
John has been unable to say "No"
to boys who wanted to be Scouts.
He has accepted more boys in his
troop than any one man should be,
asked to train. It Is hoped that by'
organizing another troop, John will
not have to carry a heavier burden
than he now has. The new Troop
will cooperate with John in every
possible way.
The committeemen of Scout
Troop No. 313 will be as follows:
committee chairman, Joe McLeod;
institutional representative, Briggs
Scisson,; secretary, Wesley Grace;
treasurer, Bill .Cowden; advance-
ment, Coy Williams; property, Leo-
nard Belin; outdoorsman, Leo She-
ley; publicity, Jesse Stone; Com-
mitteemen at large, Guerry Melton,
Joe Grimstey, Hubert Richards, El-
mo Godfrey, Bob King, Rev. Fred
Davis, Gordon Hallmark George
Womberly, Jr., Alfred Joines. Com-
mittee advisors, Mark Tomlinson,
Chauncey Costin, Wayne Buttram,
J. Lamar Miller.
It is hoped that in the near fu-
ture Scout Cubs and Scout Explor-
ers can be added to -the organiza-.


the labor -of constructing the build- tlon.
ing and for certain specialized work I On Tuesday night, July 10, at
in the installation of fixtures. 7:30 the second meeting of the
The Kiwanians are open for do- Scouts will be held at the First Me-
nations toward this goal and are thodist Church. This meeting will
receiving help from several civic be attended by Bob Walton, Gulf
organizations in town toward this Coast Scout Counselor, who will
goal. accept application for the charter
Wfien completed there will be for the new Troop. He will also ad-
rest room facilities on the stadium dress the new scouts and their par-
grounds for both men and women ents on Scouting. All new scouts,
and will be modern and sanitary, and boys who would like to be-
, Anyone desiring to he!p this pro-, come scouts are invited to attend
ject along are urged to leave a this meeting. It Is hoped that all
ouck or two with John Robert parents of all interested boys will
Smith at his drug store. be present.


Methodist Men Organize



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Mr. and Mrs. Chris Marlin of .August 17 at 7:20i p.m. in the First
this city announce thr elgciiiagoimenet Meithodist Church of Port St. Joe.
and approaching maria, of their :1'o invitations are being sent in
daughter, Etta li Kalhiryui. t Iilly "v*,wn but all friends and relatives
dhr i ~1 of the young couple are invited to
Fred Parri, ud the wedding and reception
G. W. Parrish aalso) f ilis city. inimediately following in the So-
The wedding will be an event of cial Room of the Church.


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Engagement. t

M and Mrs. Elbert A. McAfeo fo)rd. Connecticut.
of Stamford, Connecticutt, au- \,i. Simpson received his early
nou'nce the engagement of their ...Sip eeive his early
education in Bainbridge, Ga.. and
daughter, Miss Nancy Marty Me-
Afee, to John iTihomas Siiipsoin, Jr.. Iort .Si. Joe, Florida and is a gra-
son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Simp- Icale of Florida State University
son or 'ortn juo. wheree he was a member of Pi Kap-
Miss McAfee received her early pia Alpha Fraternity. He recently
education in Tampa and is a grAd- completed twenty-one months ser-
uate of Florida State University vice with the U. S..Army, serving
where she was a member of Pi 14 months in Germany.. Hie will
Beta Phi social sorority. She is also enter the University ol Fltorida
a graduate of the Norton Memorial S-chool of Medicine in, S-eptember.
Infirmary School of Medical Tech- The wedding-, which is planned
nology, Louisville, Kentucky. At for August tS, will take place in
the present time, she is employed the Stamfo;db .Baptist Church, Stam-
by the Stamford Hospital, Sam-in- ford, Connecti'eCt.


Barbara Sykes Is

Given Scholarship

Miss Barbara Ann Sykes, a high
School student of Port St. Joe, has
been awarded a nursing scholar-
ship by the State of Florida.
MLiss Sykes qualified for this
scholarship in .competition with
other students throughout Florida.
The scholarship, which was estab-
itshed by the State Legis-lature in
1955 to encourage careers in nurs-
ing, will be effective September 1.
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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
TO BEGIN AT BEACH
Vacation Bible School will be-
gin at the Beach Presbyterian
Church this Thursday and will con-
inue through next Friday, July
5-13. It will begin at 9:00 each
morning and continue until 11:30,
The theme this year is "Adventur-
ing With Christ".
Everyone is invited to attend.
The church is located at Beacon


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In Ai i'anditioned Comfort

JOQS& ROBIERT SMITH
P'ttrma.ceutical Comfort


resident Gives


Annual Girls' State Congratulations To

M .:. c. C^Ground observers


Post Master At

TALLAHASSEE Barbara Mit-
chell of Port St. Joe was elected
Post Master of the 10th annual
Girls State now being held on the
campus of Florida State University,
Tallahassee.
These citizens of the mythical
G-irls State of Seminole, made up
of 264 outstanding high school sen-
iors from all parts of Florida, are
experiencing a week's training in
government at national, state and
local levels.
Members of Girls State hold legis-
lative sessions in the -Senate and
House Chambers of the Florida
Capitol learn to draft and intro-
duce bills and all legislative pro-
cfedings necessary for bills to be-
come state laws. They also hold a
trial in the Leon County Court-
house.
Florida Girls State is sponsored
annually by the American Legion
Auxiliary, Department of Florida,
with faculty members of the FSU
School of Public Administration as-
sisting in governmental training.




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iySSion, 3ervce Mt
At Long Avenue

Missioi s and missionaries v'ili
be the theme of special services
to be held at. the Long Avenue Bap-
tist Church tomorrow night at S
o'clock. Dr. and Mrs. Walter AM
Moore, Southern Baptist Mission
adies to Nigeria will be guest speak-
ers.
The Moore's and their two sons
have been in the states on furlough
and are now preparing to return
to Nigeria in British West Africa
where Dr. Moore is supervisor of
a hospital for the Foreign Mis-
sion Board of the Southern Bap-
list Convention. Mrs, Moore has
been serving as supervisor of the
Woman's Missionary Union in Join-
krama, Nigeria.
The Moore's home in the United
States is Tulsa, Oklahoma. They
will come by Port St. Joe on their
way to New York City where they
will said for Nigeria in the near
future.
Rev. J. C. Odum, pastor of the
Long Avenue Church. announces
taat. the public is cordially invited
Lto attend this missionary service.
---- -- ---
Called To Alabama
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Petty were
called to Selma, Ala., Tuesday by
the death of Mrs. Petty's neice,
Mrs. Sidney Knoles who was killed
in an automobile accident near
Orlando.

Vacationing In South Florida
Mrs. Nova Hinote and daughter
Carol are vacationing for two weeks.
with relatives in Perry, Tampa uand
Lutz.


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-WASHINGTON A transports- a. ya r over e i figur ne of ap-
lion consultant testified Moudayn poxi i -!,S .
131 miles of second main tracks of
the Florida East Coast Railway c -\RDC OF TH-NKS
could be eliminated under a con- 1 i;nIke rhis 'ne tus of thanks to
:ral control system., y 1ma ny fienda of Port St. Joe


The President of the United
States issued the following letter
to alil Civilian Defense commands
last week. The letter wa& receiv-
ed by local head of the CD,' Wil-
liam Rasmussen.
To Each Ground Observer Corps
Volunteer:
The Fourth Anniversary of
"Operation Skywatch" marks the
longest continuous peacetime
period in our Nation's history
during which civilian volunteers
have served actively with our
Armed Forces in a national de-
fense effort.
The Ground Observer Corps
has been a vital factor in main-
taining the strength that has as-
sured the peace we enjoy. Our
Nation's strength rests not only
in our Armed Forces, industrial
capability and natural resources,
but, most importantly, in the
spiritual integrity and unselfish
willingness of its citizens to
serve. You have Pemonstrated
these qualities.
Some 400,000 of you are now
serving in observer posts and air
defense filter centers. Your con-
stant and selfless vigilance has
earned you the admiration of all
Americans. In their behalf I sa-
lute you on this occasion. I hope
,nany others will join you in this
important work of strengthening
our air defenses.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Rasm-iussen stated that a ground
observer corps, is in the process of
being organized in Gullf County. lHe
said that a corps has already been,
recruited inV Wewahitchka and that
a corps in Port St. Joe is in the
process of being; organized.


William Wyer otf East Orange. for- t1
N. J.. called as a. witness by St. 'lo er,
T\ayne
Joe Paper Co.. at an interstate doiori
Commerce Commission heariuR se.
said such a system would result in l-i 'nm.
a yearly saving of about $339.000. :ivx
In addition, he said. the rails re-
moved in sections on i a second I
main line between Jacksonville andi
West Palm Beach could be used I Sna
for replacement of worn rails ii I ma
cther sections.
St. Joe, is seeking to operate
the bankrupt FEC independently.
The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
wants- to merge FEC with its sys-
tem.
The ICC is condueling a hoari ng
into future control of FEC.
Wyer said he believes a central
cooitrol system. permitting wide-
spreadt guidance of trains from a.
central point, would' be "a natural" .I i
for FEC.
Such a system is not feasible,.
hl'e added, for a railroad operation '-
RaS a bankrupt. But nuder reorgani-
zation the system' would be fea.s'ible
because of income tax adjust iments.
he added. Abandoned tracks cau
)be written off for tax purposes.
Wyer said much of the ril in i
the sections totaling l1 miles is ,
comparatively new and as, repliace- I
ments would save subsltantiail main- m i
tenance costs in future years., t
St. Joe offered testimony through
Wyer designed to show that prov-
pective gains. il earning power of 'V 1
PFEC would be :i)out ihree tillii on .....


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Mr. and Mrs. Carson Shores of
1311 Long Avenue are announcing
the birth of a daughter, Pamela
Sue on Friday, June 29 in the Mu-
nicipal IHospital. Mrs. Shores will
be remembered as Francis McGill,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Mc-
(UAll, of this city.

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Allan Lewis,
announce the birth of a son, Philip
Allan, Jr., on Thursday, June 2S in
the Municipal HospitaL The Lewis'
have two daughters, Phyllis and
Feggy.

Will Make Home Here
Air. and Mrs. Lincoln Hall arriv-
ed last week from Fort Totten, N.
Y., where Mr. Hall has been sta-
tioned for the past several months.
They will reside in Port St. Joe and
Mr. Hall will go into the construc-
tion business with his father.

Guests From Kansas
Mr. and Mrs. Lindsey Thursbay
have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs.
i 'hil Larkins of Leavenworth, Kan.
Mrs. Larkins is the sister of Mrs.
'tiursliay.y
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Visiting In Lyrn Haven
E. E. Van Horn left Friday for
Lynn Haven where he will visit
with his son and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Van Horn after spend-
ing three weeks here with his
daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Bert Munn.

Visitors From California
Mrs. Harry Coates and children,
Richard and Michael of Encino,
Calif.. are the guests. of her sister
and brother-in-law, 'Mr. and Mrs.
Floyd Roberts of Hunter Circle.

Vacation In Texas
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Buttram
and children, left Saturday for Dal-
lis, Texas, where they will spend
their vacation visiting relatives.

Week End Visitors
Mrs. Cal Roberts of Pascougoula,
Miss., visited with relatives here
cver the week end. She was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Hi-
note and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Hi-
note and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lyons

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DIAL BA 7-4331

IN THE COUNTY JUDGE'S COURT,
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
IN PROBATE.
IN RE: Estate of
RAYMOND HOWARD MARSHALL,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Raymond
Howard Marshall, deceased, are hereby noti.
lied an.l required to file any claims or de-
mands which they may have against said
estate in the office of the County Judge of
Gulf County, Florida, in the courthouse at
WVewahi'tchka, Florida, within light (S)
calendar months from the date of the first
publication of this notice. Each claim or
demand must be in writing and n rst state
thle place of residence and post office ad-
dress of the claimant and must be sworn
to by the claimant, his agent, or hisl attor-
nley, or it will become void according to law.
| June 7, 1956. 6-1.-tt
/s/ THELMA A. MARSHALL
S Administratrix of the Estate of
Raymond Howard Marsuall, deceased.
si,/ cl'.CIL G. COSTIN, Jr.
Attorney for Admintstratrix
221 RL.i Avenue
Puin St. ieL, Florida
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Red, Rose, Blue, Green

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NEWS FFOM Christmas and also his sister, Mrs. tioning in Tennessee and North Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Williams Li aS s e d ring u kl esuls
e I Lacy Mims and family this week Carolina. spent the day Wednesday in Pan-
Hig n V VieW end. ama City deep sea fishing on the
By Mrs. Fanne Ma MMlan Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Marshall spent Return From Key West i- -- .. '' -CpI
By Mrs. Fannie Mae McMillan Gull Clipper. IT
PHONE 7-5053 a few days last week in Blakely, -Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Davit and ______ ___
Ga. daughter Joyce and Miss Jody Tu- Visits In Bonifay
B yMrs. Roy T. Marshall spent last key have returned from a week's s Barbara Ann William ipent I S
Birthday Party week In Perry visiting her aunt, vacation spent in Key West as Miss Barbara Ann Williams spent
Mrs. W. C. Miles honored her Mrs. Frances Thomasson. guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Mlz- ibe week end in Bonifay visiting ull
daughter, Mrs. Helen Carl Grissett Mr. and Mrs. Lee Watts and chil- ner and family. Aunett Chity.
with a stork shower Thursday, June dren Melba Jean and Ralph are
28 at 7:30 at her home. Spending their vacation this week ,Br~- g~m aasa .- where your savings earn above-average dividends
Many games were played and in Chattanooga, Tenn., visiting Mr REPAIRED and RECOREDavailable when need
p'ize. were won by Mrs. Minnie and Mrs. Willie Watts and family. RA D IT CLEANED, FLUSHED ,
Lou Stripling and Mrs. Helen Gris- Mrs. B. A. Peters visited friends ,. where investments received by the 10th of the
sett. Mrs. W. C. Miles assisted by in Chipley a few days this week. .TA3F ~ ENERATORS month earn dividends from the 1st
SMrs. Mac Creamer served ice cream Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Peters visited S A eIU month earn dvdends from the "st
nrd Lake to use ,fo s g gueo : A her daughter, Mrs. W. G. Messer REPAIRED and EXCHANGED .
SMrs. Lillie House, Mrs. Gordon Ad- Iand family of Panama City over

Mrs. Mary Larkins, MrsT.Opal itd Mr. and Mrs. L. H, Kelley .t
anurns, Mrs. Minnie Lou Striplia Sunday.
and Mrs. Sam Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Hozie Barfield and
Those sending gifts but were un- children Joe and Marvin and Mrs. Phone BAIl 7-9291 223 Monument Ave.
able to attend were Mesdames Olin- Barfield's sister Bonnie Mims .. -"
.on Cox, W. H. Weeks, Lillie Rich- .
ter, J. A. Chestnut. Lila William- -
son, Fred McIntosh, Martha Bla-
henly, Charles Watson, W. T.' Wt- 8 Star.
son q. Thursby, Doris Jordan, W. S l t r"
0. Goodson, Joel Lovett, Maxie
Wynn, Henry Butts, Jimmie Lya-
ger, J. V. Cannintgon, Buford Grif-
fin, and Georgie Gainnie. The hon- .
oree received many lovely gifts.
Mras. W. L. Jordan and daugh- "-
te'rs Sylvia, Malinda and Stevie
Lee of New Orleans are spending
their vacation with Mr. and Mrs.,
'W. H. Weeks. St
Misses Ida Nell Cannington and
Ranza Cox, and, Jimmy Whittington [2
motored to Panama City Monday
on business.
Byron Cox of Sopchoppy spent
last week with Mr. and Mrs. Olin-
ton Cox and family. E
Jimmy Cox is visiting relatives
in Sopchoppy this week. ;
Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Brackin and U '
children Peggy and Martin of Rus-
Sith Mr. and Mrs. Hoke la A SMALL DEPOSIT DOWN W YOUR PURCH TIL OCTOBER!
and family.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lee are spend-
ing a few days in Tampa with Mrs. BOYLES' FAMOUS
Lee's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Mary Griffin of Bonifay is visit-
ing Mr. and Mrs. George Gainnie 4. "'
and family. ;&
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Raffield and l
family spent a few days last week ? : J "
in Greensville visiting relatives. ?. '.
They also spent Friday and Satur- .
day in Dothan, Ala., accompanied ..
by Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Cooper, Mrs. .
Raffield's parents. -.. .. :. "
Mrs. Mary Larkins of Leven- .
worth, Kansas spent two weeks va-
Mrs. Carlos Miles and, her sister, &., !, L,, C
Mrs. Christine Thursbay. in. "L AN ETS1 aE
John Hewett spent Thursday in
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Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Griffin and -
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Eugene Suggs and family Sunday. -., .w a
Mrs. Ida Douglas of Chipley who I guaranteed for five years against moth
is 98 years young is visiting her ._. damage.
daughter, Mrs. Cora Whitheard. damage,
Mr. and. Mrs. Ellis Hicks of Pan- -
ama City visited Mr. and Mrs. H.
J. Foster Sunday. O X A superb blend of rayon and orlon with T h e L O R IA A soft and fluffy blend of rayon and -,y-
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Publl ed Enry Thursday At 306 Williams Avenue, Port St.
Jo Florida, By The Star Publishlna Company
Wuz.EY R. RAMSEY, Editor and Publisher
Aso Linotype Operator. Ad Man, Floor Man, Columnist,
Reporter. Proof Reader and Bookkeeper
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Battered as second-elsis 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-
taements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for
damages further than amount received for such advertisement
te 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
k loat- the prmntd word remain.

CHAPPAQUA FOUGHT AND WON
Christian Science Monitor
A month ago a committee of seniors at the
high school of suburban Chappaqua, New York,
.asked that their parents served highballs and
cocktails to them at the annual postcommence-
ment party. The reason? The hope that this
might make less attractive the past practice of
an all-night tour of night clubs and roadhouses.
The proposal betrayed a tragic condition
and presented parents and the community with
Sa cruel dilemma. As The Monitor put is at the
time:
Whether to attempt "control" in the
confidence, perhaps, of a limited victory
or to stand on a moral line and risk a de-
moralizing defeat.
Community discussion was lively and ear-
nest. Churches heard from their pulpits pleas
to parents not to compromise, not to dignify
drinking and lower themselves to playing bar-
tender to their own and others' children.
The party came off a couple of nights ago.
There was extra good music, with special en-
tertainment. The youngsters danced all night,
b:-eakfasted at a local country club, and only
soft drinks were served.
If any of these teen-agers sneaked off in
search of a more "grown-up" excitement at the
hot spots it has not yet been reported. Nor
would it have been possible to report so soon
the later effect on these youngsters' lives had
their parents by example said to them: "Yes,
it smart to drink."

STOP, LOOK and LISTEN
.> \ We hope that before Congress goes any
At^ her with its revolt against President Eisen-
Shwer's advice on defense it will make sure it
O-"l clrsing-th-dM--is y.eifia train is com-
.ia.. The Senate vote'to add ahiiost a billion dol-
lars to the Air Force budget has been explained
partly as a Democratic move to make an elec-
tion-year issue. But much more is involved.


The action here hinged on a section of the
defense budget which has. a decisive bearing or
foreign policy. Mr. Eisenhower had vigorously
appealed for the administration's mutual secur-
,ty bill as a most effective measure for strong
thening American defenses. He argued that
aid to allies and support of free governments
have great military value for the United States.
He had also questioned estimates that the
United States is in danger of falling behind in
strategic air power. He pointed out that sucn
power cannot be figured simply by the numbers
of long-range bombers or by progress in devel-
oping ballistic missiles. The Soviet Union is
compelled to rely chiefly on such weapons be-
cause it lacks overseas bases and the allies, plus
sea power, required to support them. But the
United States does possess these things, and its
strategic air power can be built most efficiently
on a -combination of home and foreign-based
planes.
Congress appears ready to reject both con-
cepts. The House cut more than a billion dol-
lars out of the aid bill; the Senate has added
nearly as much to the budget for the avowed
purpose of getting more long-range bombers
and ballistic missiles. Before the two mea-
sures are completed some changes may be made,
particularly toward restoring part of the cut in
aid. But Congress appears determined to launch
out on a new course of military-diplomatic poli-
cy which would be dangerous if carried far.
This course tends toward less reliance on
and less support for allies overseas. While not
yet developed into an isolationist degree of with-
drawal, it holds the danger of starting a vicious
cycle a progressive pulling back from allies
which would impel them to a progressive pull-
ing back. Its effects would quickly be felt in
NATO already struggling to keep its vigor
against the disarming and disintegrating smiles
of Moscow.
The big bombers have always had a dra-
matic appeal. And air enthusiasts who painted
pictures of easy and quick atomic victories have
struck a popular note. The fact that the long-
range planes need no foreign bases or arrange-
ments with allies has made them congenial to all
isolationist opinion. But heretofore most of the
Democrats and one wing of the Republicans in
Congress have seen and opposed the fallacies
of this oversimplified view of war and diplo-
macy.
Can the Democrats, for the sake of tempo-
rary partisan advantage, afford to switch now
to an essentially isolationist position? Can Re-
publicans, who so badly need the President's
aid in the election, afford to reject his leader-
, slup-in the military and diplomatic fields -
where he is both especially qualified and espe-
cially responsible? New approaches are needed
-o keep American foreign policy abreast of the
times. But in our opinion this one leads exactly
away from the most useful direction. Congress
would be wise to stop, look, and listen.


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Be safe! Stay safe this summer. Trade-in
those old tires for a set of safe, depend-
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be worth as much again as they are during
this dollar-saving tire sale! All tires on sale
are new, high-quality Gulf Tires-fully
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The Gulf Tire is built stronger to last longer.
Super-strength body "; greater shock and
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LEGAL ADVERTISING Si .on c. That te City Clerk shall be
th- R registrationn Officer for this special
CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA election and i; shall be his duty to prepare
ORDINANCE NO. 15SX or cause to be prepared sufficient number
An Ordinance providing for an elec- of registration books, blanks, oaths for
tlon by the qualified freeholder electors registration, certificates for registration, ap-
of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, for p.ica-irs for renewal certificates, certifi-
the approval or rejection of an ordinance ca'es or transfer ,and other blanks and
granting to Florida Power Corporation, fors,. including ballots, necessary and-or
Its legal representatives, successors and required to be used for this election; and
awInge, the right and privilege of, and when not otherwise provided for under the
franchise for. constructing, maintaining Charter of the City of Port St. Ioe or in
and operating an electric power plant and ths ordinance, the governing of the elec-
distribution system in the City of Port ti'on nd forms and blanks used therein shall
St. Joe, Florida. and prescribing the me- cono)rm to the statutes and general laws
thod, manner and conduct of holding such of ri. State of Florida.
election. i. 'n 7 That it shall be the duty of
WHEREAS, the charter. of the City of said l ,-isration Officer to register all per-
Port St. Joe provides that the City Comrn- ;: are quaiiiied as freeholder electors
mission shall have the right to grant fran- fr :.i.l ,:inciti, and who apply to him, in
chise, as provided by the general laws and a, aipropriate -f-t ,i; -. -,ok which lihe
statutes of the State of Florida, to corpora- i. provide -....1. .. registration
tions for the establishment or maintenance brik shall be open at his office twenty (20)
of public utilities in the City of Port St. d'iys before the holding of said election and
Joe, by ordinance first passed and adopted .i.l main open for such registration for
by the City Commission, and sube-iquent'y at Ieast ten (10) days between the hours
approved by a majority of the vtes c- t .o >Io ,clock a.m. and 12:00 o'clock
by the qualified electors of the City of Port .oo, andl between the hours of 2:00 o'clock
St. Joe who are freeholders, at a municipal p n. ,uA:. :0 o'clock p.m., each day. Each
election at which such question shall have person applying to be registered shall, if
been submitted to eais electors: and qualified, take oath administered by said
WHEREAS, in accordance with the terms .. Officer or his duly appointed
of said charter of the City of Port St. Jo, .. ', : effect that he is a qualified
said City Commission has, by an ordinance :,,:tror and freeholder of the City of Port
duly passed and adopted by sail City Corn- S'. Joe. Each person taking such oath shall
mission, granted a franchise to Florlda Prow- ItLrtupon h registered by entering in said
er Corporation, a Florida corporation. ii r,.'.tration book the name of such person
legal representatives, successors and assigns, t', tho-r with address, age, color and other
for constructing, maintaining and operating i,,;-)rmat.ion appropriate for the purpose.
an electric power plant and distribution S-ec, ion n. 'That all ballots provided by
sytem in the City of Port St. Joe, and now ith Rlgistration Officer shall be alike, ei-
esires to submit the question of the appro- ti.,r printed or typewritten in plain type,
val or rejection of said franchise ordinan( '-!. lines and on plain paper suffi-
to the qualified electors of the Ciyv oif 'oi 1 that the printing or marking
St. Joe who are freeholders; now, 'Ihnrfor'. t.lreon cannot be easily distinguished
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOIPLE OF' ,-mn e Lj ,,-.k, ,nd -hall contain sufficient
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE: ,inz--riation to enable the voter to know
Section 1. That the actln of the City: ,upm what he, or she, is voting; may also
Commission of the City of Port FSt. Joe i'n "ldina ; efficient instructions to the voter
passitI and adopting an ordinance granti ,n 0I -how to mark the ballot; and shall be
to Florida Power Corporation, i I, al r-, following effect:
ese*tatives, successors and assigns, thf
right and privilege of, and franchise for, con- CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
stryctng, maintaining and operating ;ri
electric power plant and distribution sv- SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
tem in the City of Port St. Joe, Countyy of T.is election is held for the purpose of
Gulf, State of Florida, be and it hereby is idh-rmiining whether the qualified electors
authorized, approved and coaffirmed; sub- If lihe City of oPrt St Joe who are free-
ject, however, to the approval of said fran- IM-. sh.lrl! approve the ordinance passed
edhie ordinance by a majority of ihi er'- aJwl f nidopield by the City Commission of said
cast by the oualifia'I el'etorR 'f the City of ( ity 'ranrting to Florida Power Corporation,
Port St. Joe who are freeholders, at a mni- its ". .1 representatives, successors and as-
naelpal election called foi such niposrue -.'-, ,1 ri ht and privilege of, and fran-
tovided by the charter of the City of Port hise tor, constructing, maintaining and
t. Joe and in accordance with the laws operating an electric power plant and dis-
of the State of Florida so far as the same Iribution system in the City of Port St. Joe.
ftay be applicable, except as lhnrin other- Tie voter desiring to vote in favor ofthe
wise provided. ,mor,>.. ordinance granting said franchise
Section 2. Thatt a special municipal elee- ,. .. ta cross mark (X) after the words


Sunday, Monday
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tion be, and the same is hereby called and IN' & LITHO CO.; at number 20S Third ir*, B a tst WMU
ordered to be held within the city of Port Street, in the City of Port St. Joe, Florida; ifSt Batist
St. Joe, Florida, on Tuesday, the 24th day intends to register thb said name with the Business AAMeetI
of July, 1956, at which election there shall Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Has Buseein
be submitted to the qualified electors of Florida. "
said City who are freeholders, the question JAMES R. BAINE
of the approval or rejection of the said fran- COLENE BAINE I Ti regular monthly business
tUhise ordinance. COLENE BAINE 4t-6-21 -
Section 3. That notice of said special .. meziing of. the Woman's Mi..e-.n--
eletommission to be held in rhe City fote IN THE COUNTY JUDGE'S COURT ary Lnion of the First Baptist
St. Joe, Florida, shall be published in a GULF OOUNTY, FLORIDA. Cn,.'hrl met Monday af**'. inu at
newspaper of general circulation in said IN PROBATE.
City for at least thirty (30) days prior to In Re: Estate of 3 p. ;t At the church,
said election, such publication to be made ALBERT LEE WARD,with t
at least once each week for four (4) consec- I deceased. he meeting open with the
utive weeks during said thirty (30) day NOTICE OF FILING PETITION FOR FINAL singing of "The Kingdom Is Comn
period. | DISCHARGE OF EXECUTORS
Section 4. That this ordinance shall-serve TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: ing" followed. With the devotiOllal-
City Clerk is hereby ordered and directed to Notice is hereby given that we have filed given by Mrs. J. 0. Bag;et- She
cause a copy of this ordinance, accompanied our final Returns as Executors of the Es-
by a copy of the said franchise ordinance, tate of Albert Lee Ward, deceased; that we
to be posted at the front door of the meet- have filed our petition for final discharge,
ing place of tie City Cmainission for a per- and that we will apply to the Honorable tors in the City within the past four years
iod of at least thirty days before the date J" E. Pridgeon, County Judge, of Gulf are not required to re-register.
of said election, said ordinances to remain County, Florida, on July 23, 1956, for ap- R. W. HENDERSON
so posted at said place until after said elec- proval of the same and for final discharge City Auditor and Clerk 4t-6-21
tion shall have been held. A copy of said as executors of the Estate of Albert Lee
franchise ordinance shall likewise be made Ward, deceased.,
available at the office of thie City Clerk for This the 19th day of June, A. D. 1956. NOtICE OF ELECTION
examination by any qualified voter for a MONICA L. WARD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Spec-
period of at least thirty days prior to the GEORGE G. TAPPER
period o at least thirty days prior to the Executors of the Estate of Albert ial Municipal Election or freeholders will
holding of said election. ate of Albert held in the City of Port St Joe Florida
- Section 5. That the polling place for said Lee Ward, deceased. be held in the City of Port St. Joe, Florida,
election shall t e the Cpoty Hall in the City SILAS R. STONErd deceased. on the 24th day of July, 1956, between the
of Port St. Joe, and that the following per- Attorney for Executors 4t-6-21 hours of 8:00 o'clock a.m. and 7:00 o'clock
'For Franchise'; and the voter desiring to Cip.m., at ty he followin Port St Joe
vote against said ordinance shall put a cross NOTICE TO ALL FREEHOLDER ELECTORS at which said election there will be subiit-
mark (X) after the words 'Against Fran- OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLA. ted to the duty qualified electors of the
chise'." Notice is hereby given that thie City Reg- City of Port St. Joe who are freeholders,
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO FLOR- istration books will be open at the office for approval or rejection, an Ordinance
IDA POWER CORPORATION ITS LE- of the City Clerk, City Hall, Port St. Joe, adopted by the City Commission of the City
GAL REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCES- Florida for a period from 9:00 a.m. June of Port St. Joe on the 24th day of July,
SORS AND ASSIGNS, THE RIGHT AND 26, 1956 through 12:00 o'clock noon July A. D. 1956, entitled as follows:
PRIVILEGE OF, AND FRANCHISE 21, 1956 for the purpose of registering i "ORDINANCE NO. 156X
FOR, CONSTRUCTING, MAINTAINING persons who have been residents of this AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO FLOR-
A-ND OPERATING AN ELECTRIC City for the past six months and of the IDA POWER CORPORATION, ITS LE-
POWER PLANT AND DISTRIBUTION State of Florida for one year, and who are GAL REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCES-
SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF PORT ST. freeholders. SORS AND ASSIGNS, THE RIGHT AND
JOE, COUNTY OF GULF, AND STATE The City registration books will be open PRIVILEGE OF, AND FRANCHISE FOR,
OF FLORIDA. between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 CONSTRUCTING, MAINTAINING AND
For Franchise. ............ o'clock noon and from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 OPERATING IN THE CITY OF PORT
Against Franchise. ......... ... o'clock p.m. Monday through Friday and- ST. JOE, COUNTY OF GULF, AND
Section 9. That the polls at said election from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 o'clock noonon STATE OF FLORIDA."
shall be open at 8:00 o'clock a.m. and shall Saturday's for a period from June 25 until (SEAL)
close at 7:00 o'clock p.m., and it shall be12:00 o'clock noon, July 21, at which time. R. W. HENDERSON St
the duty of the Reg nation Officer to fur- the registration books will close. All per- City Clerk 6-21
nish thetio alist of nElames of tappheoinregistered sons who have registered as freeholder elec- Dated: June 19. 1956.
and qualified electors who are freeholders
and qualified to vote at this election under
the Constitution and Laws of the State of
Florida an dthe Charter and Ordinances of
the City of Port St. Joe. The Clerk and In-
spectors of Election appointed for said
election shall, when the polls have closed,
proceed to count the ballots and, when as-
certained, the result of the voting shall be
certified by return signed by the Clerk of
Election and a majority of the Inspectors of
Election, and the Clerk of Election shall
transmit and deliver the same to the City
Commission at a meeting of said City Com-
mission to be held at 12:00 o'clock noon
on the day following such election. Yu
Section 10. That a meeting of the City
Commission be. and the same is hereby,
called to be held at the City Hall at 12:00
noon on the day following said election and,
at said meeting, the City Commission, acting
as the oBard of Canvassers, shall proceed to
canvass the returns presented by the Clerk
of Election and shall determine and declare
the result of such election; and if a ma-
jority of tihe vottes cast by the qualified
electors who are freeholders shall be in favor
of said franchise, the City Commission shall
thereupon declare the ordinance granting
the franchise to have been approved and
confirmed.
Section 11. That this ordinance shall be
effective upon the same being legally passed ..
and adopted by the City Commission of the
City of Port St. Joe, Florida. i
Passed first reading this 12th day ofr
June, A. D., 1906.
Passed second reading this 12th day of
June, A. D., 1956.
Passed third reading this 19th day of
June, A. D., 1956.
.1 L. SHARIT
Mayor-Commissioner .:.-
WESLEY R. RAMSEY '
CLIFFORD THARPE
GORDON HALLMARKr -.r.


(SEAL)
Attest:
R. W. HENDERSON,
City Clerk
STATE OF FLORIDA )
COUNTY OF GULF as.
CITY OF PORT ST. JOE )
I, R. W. Henderson, City Clerk of the
City of Port St. Joe, Florida, do hereby
certify that the above and foregoing ordin-
ance was duly and legally passed and adopt-
ed by the City Commission of the City of
Port St. Joe, Florida, in regular session as-
sembled, at which said session a quorum
of the City Commission was present, and
the said ordinance is hereby transmitted to
the laynor for his approval.
(SEAL)
R. W. HENDERSON
City Clerk of the
City of Port St. Joe, Florida.
The above and foregoing ordinance has
been duly examined and the same is hereby
approved.
Dated at Port St. Joe, Florida, this the
19th day of June, 1956.
J. L. SHARIT
Mayor of the
City of Port St. Joe, Floridfa
The above .and foregoing election ordin-
ance has been duly examined by me and
the same is approved as to form, language,
and correctness thereof.
CECIL G. COSTIN, JR.
City Attorney of the
City of Port St. Joe, Florida
NOTICE OF FICTITIOUS NAME-
Notice is hereby given that the under-
signed, desiring to engage in business under
the fictitious name of GULF COAST PRINT-


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used as her topic, "Tcaining in
Christian Citizenship" vii.t scrip.
ure taken from First eote.-, 2:11-
1i and First Cor. 10:31. Mrs. 0. A
McClellan led the prayer.


rMs.. W. C. Pridgeon, pr )ident,
pr'esided over the business, meet-
ing. The minutes were real an.'
reports were heard from the of i
cers and chairman that were pre,-
ent. A report was given from LhW
young peoples' leader of the sev-
eral girls that are attending camp.
After old and, new business was dis-
cussed the meeting dismissed with
a prayer by Mrs. Emory Stevens.

Mrs. Winters Hostess
To Presbyterian Women

Circle .2 of the Presibyterian
Church met Monday night at 8:00
p.m. in the home of Mrs. Bill Win-
ters, with six members and one visi-
tor present.
After a short business session,
Mrs. Ann Iverson taught the Bible
study lesson on "The Church in Thy
House". The meeting was closed
with sentence prayers.
The hostess then served delicious
refreshments. Those present were,
Mrs.' Bill Brown, Mrs. Kay Clark,


Mrs. Ted Beard, Mrs. Sam John
son, Mrs. Ann Iverson, the hostess
and a visitor, Mrs. James Traweke.
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NEWS FROM

OAK GROVW
By HELEN NORRIS


Mrs. John Parker Browning of
Tallahassee is visiting a few days
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Everette McFarland.
Mrs. Emily Pinter and children
and Mrs. Boncile Linebargar mo-
tored to Panama City Monday on
business.
Mrs. Mary Legrone of Tennessee
is spending a few days with her
mother, Mrs. Dollie Shower.
Mrs: Sciefiet of South Florida is
spending a few days with her
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Buford Griffin and daughter,
Yvonne.


Mr. and Mre. Rather Ivey and
children of Atlanta, Georgia are vis-
iting with Mr. and Mrs. Ivey and
children.
Mrs. Joe Brooks is home from
the hospital where she underwent
a serious operation.
Mrs. Dewey Shealey and daugh-
ter Evelyn and Mrs. Nelson Gard-
ner and children returned home
Friday after spending a few days
in South Florida.
Mrs. Curey Pinter and children,
Mr and Mrs. Allen Norris and
daughter Jinny, Mr. Hansel Norris
motored to Panama City Saturday
on business.
Hansel Norris and Eddie Tub-
berville spent Sunday in Kinard.
We are sorry to say that Mrs.
W. B. Dykes is ill and her many
f:-iends wish her a speedy recovery.
Lee Barton of Arabama is the


AdverHemem

L From where I sit... y Joe Marsh,


"


Junior Baker and friends are
all set for their circus. Look for
their advertisements on neigh-
borhood trees.
The kids have had problems in
staging the event. The biggest
was the admission fee. Junior
wanted to charge five cents, Mrs.
Baker thought it would be much
nicer if they charged five pins.
So Junior held a meeting with
his Directors-then tbld his
mother they'd taken her advice.
The ads now read: Giant Circus
in Baker's Backyard. ADMISSION
FIVE PINS PLUS FIVE CENTS TAX.


Junior Gets

Pinned" Down

From where I sit, that's a cute
example of a mighty important
point-if you want things to turn
out your way, then you had better
let the other fellow have his-
choice, too. For instance, if your
taste should happen to run to,
say, iced tea... then you owe it
to yourself to see that those who
prefer beer, buttermilk or what-
have-you get to enjoy their fa-
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few days in South Florida.
Miss Helen Norris returned home
Friday after spending a few days
in South Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. Toby Worley and
daughter Donnce are spending a
few days in Bonifay.
Mr. 'and Mrs. Herman Ard are
spending a few days in DeFuniak
Springs visiting with friend's and
relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Burrows of
Tyndall are the week end guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hanlon.
Bill Bennett, a student at FS'U
returned to Tallahassee Sunday af-
ter spending the week end with his
wife and children.


Collins To Curb

Special Session

Agendy For July

TAL LAIA'SSEE Gov. LeRoy
Collins said Monday that "emer-
gency matters only" will be con-
sidere'd at an expected, 20-day spec-
ial legislative session starting July
23
"I don't expect the special ses-
sion to turn into a short-term gen-
eral session," Collins said. "I hope
'it will be even less than 20 days."
The governor indicated' he will
reject appeals from various agen-
cies for appropriations and new
laws to be considered at the ses-
sion. He said also that even the
actual starting date is not defi-
nito because "there are still some
matters I must clear up before stat-
ing as a fact the session will be
called."
The two principal matters Col-,
lins now plans to include in his call


Tapper said it was apparent
amendments to the code will be

special session are stronger segre-
gation laws and a $3,500,000 ap-
propriation to combat the Mediter-
ranean fruit fly. He said other mon-
ey requests such as fo renlargement
and modernization of the prisons
system may be made in some other
form such as asking the lawmakers
to augment the state's deficiency
appropriation.
He said various proposals are be-
ing considered to expedite rapid
completion of a new maximum se-
curity building at Raiford State
Prison. /
A special committee of judges
and lawyers headed by retired Cir-
cuit Judge L. L. Fabisinski, Pensa-
cola, is, considering segregation
laws, Collins said he has not yet
received the committee's report but
expects it before July 23 and "we
are not going to have a special ses-
--expected next Monday-for the
sion without a definite program."
He indicated he would turn down
a request from the State Develop-
ment Commission that he ask the
Legislature for a $179,3150 approp-
riation to activate three new divi-
sions.
"I admit' it. would be desirable
and a good investment by the state
to expand the work of this commis-
sion, but to qualify for considera-
tion at a special session any pro-
posal must be more than desirable.
There must be a genuine necessity
for it," Collins said.
"I want to see t he work of the
.special session restricted as much
as possible," he said. "Matters to
be considered should be of an
emergency character 'only and I
want to see them so confined."


four-cent money could be spent on
'the state primary highway and
park roads systems."
When the bill came back to the
Senate, Tapper said, insertion of
the word "primary" was overlooked.
As a result, he said, the counties
now are faced with the problem of
having to take over maintenance of
many miles of highway that no lon-
ger qualify as primary roads.



Washington

SEE SAW
by WIN PENDLETON

WHOSE ROAD PROGRAM? -
The road bill has passed. It took
Congress more than 18 months to
write one that they could agree on.
The Republicans call it "Ike's" pro-
gram. The Democrats are claiming
credit for it because this .is a
Democratic tCongress. Also, it's
election year.
But let's check the record. Let's
recal Ithe occasion of the original
presentation of th eidea and give
a wee -bit of credit where credit
is due.
On March 17, 1954, Cecil M.
Webb, then Chairman of the Flor-
ida State Road Board, visited Pres-
ident Eisenhower in the White
House and proposed the biggest
Federal road building program in
history.
On July 12, four months later, in
New York jCity, Vice-President
Richard M. Nixon outlined this plan
publicly. Nixon read a speech that
President Eisenhower had planned
to deliver. But due to the death
of his sister-in-law, the wife of his
brother *Milton, President Eisen-
hower was unable to make the
speech .himself.


At that time ,no mention of Ce-
cil Webb was made by Vice-iPresi-
dent Nixon, although the plan was
essentially the same that Webb
had proposed on his March 17 visit
to the White House. There was one
difference worth noting: Webb had
suggested an expenditure of $30
billion over a period of six years.
Prseident Eisenhower called for a
road program costing $50 billion


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Mr. and Mrs. Harold Linebargar PORT ST. JOE Sen. George needed and the committee wants
are the week end guests of Mr. and G. Tapper, chairman of the Legisla- the public's assistance in preparing
Vrs. W. B. Dykes. tive Council Committee on Roads, the proper suggestions for change
Mr. and Mrs. J. Z. Gay and-son, announced Monday the group will to the 1957 Legislature.
Ronny, of Ohio is visiting with Mr. conduct public hearings July 25-26 Tapper said the Road Depart-
and Mrs. A. W. Murphy. at Tallahassee on the 1955 highway ment itself and not the drafters of
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O'Brian and code. the bill are responsible for what he
children of Ohio is spending a few Tapper said the hearings are de- called the dumping of 2,200 miles
days with Mr. and Mris. A. W. Mur- signed to give the committee pub- of state highways on the counties
y lic thinking on the new code and for maintenance.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lightfoot. any suggestions for changes in the He said the Senate bill he intro-
spent a few days in Dothan, Ala., law. duced on behalf of the Legislative
visiting with friends and relatives. He said the committee is inter- Council provided that four-cent gas-
Miss Juanita Norris returned ested particularly in hearing from oline money could be spent for
home Friday after spending a few county commissioners, highway us- maintenance of the "state highway
weeks in Tampa visiting with her ers and chambers of commerce who an dark roads systems."
brother, Mr. and Mrs. James V. assisted the group in drafting the However, Tapper said, t e Road
Norris. highway code bill which was pre- Department wrote a long series of
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Norris return- rented to the 1955 Legislature un- amendments which were adopted
ed home Friday after spending a der sponsorship of the Legislative by the House. One of these changed
Council the maintenance section to provide


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to be spent over a ipetiod of 10
years.
The bill that Congress passed
last week provides for $3'2.a bil-
lion during the next 13 years. That
isn't exactly the way Cecil Webb
had planned it, but it shows he
was on solid ground.
Some people laughed at Webb
for taking his idea directly to the
President. Some people in Florida
*said he was"just trying to show
off. Even some members of the
Florida Delegation here treated
Wobb as though they thought he
should stick to making Dixie Lily
grits and corn meal-and leave
road building problems to them.
But, it should, be noted that Con-
igressmran' Bob Sikes, "dean" of
the'Florida Delegation, did have
faith enough in Webb's plan to
arrange for a visit to the White
House. And when Webb talked to
President Eisenhower, Sikes sat in
on the conference.
Among the high Flobrida Road of-
ficials who went to the White
House with Webb were Senator
George Tapper, of Port St. Joe,
then chairman of the State Legisla-
ture's Road Committee; Sam Turn-
bull, State Highway Engineer; F.
M. '"Son" Turner, Jr., Road Board
Member from Pensacola.
Later, as chairman of the Road
Department, Webb published his
plan in a booklet entitled', "Flor-
ida's Plan for Better Highways."
This was a copy of a speech which
he made to the Committee on Ad-
ministration .of the American As-
sociation of State Highway Offi-
c.als in Seattle, Washington, No-
vember 8, 19,54.
This is all in the record.
So, during the next few years,
as this great network of 41,000
miles of interstate road is under
construction-remember who first
took the idea. to the President..
Sometimes when you hit a beau-
tiful new stretch of completed
highway on this network-or may-
be complain and fuss about a mis-
craible detour where the new roads
are being built-take time out to
remember the old motto which
says, "There is no limit how much


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days, 7:30 p. m. In Masonic Hall. All
members urged to attend; visiting
brethren invited. G. F. Lawrence,
THERE WILL BE a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe -Lodge
No. 111, F&AM Friday, June 8,
8:00 p.m. All Master Masons cor-
dially invited.
J. B. GRIFFITH, W. M.
F. W. CHANDLER, See.
ALCOHOLISM, recognized by the
American Medical Association as
a disease, is no respecter of per-
sons, nor is it essentially a mo.al
question. A group of the new world-
wide fellowship of Alcoholics An-
onymous has been formed in Port
St. Joe and is now holding meet-
ings twice a week. All persons de-
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may contact P. 0. Box 241 or call
BAll 7-3646.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
CERY.
J. F. DANIELL and wife,
LUDIE DANIELL.
GULF COUNTY. IN CHAN-
Plaintiffs,
-vs-
ALBERT RATLIFF. if alive, and
if dead, his unknown heirs, devise-
es, legatees, and grantees, et al,
Defendants.
NOTICE TO APPEAR
THE STATE OF FLORIDA
TO: Albert Ratliff, Etta Petty,
James iSmith, Alex Smith, Joel
Smith, Bessie Harirs, G. R. Ratliff,
James L. Ratliff, Mrs. J. B. Wether-
ington, Daisy Ratliff, Jerry Smith,
George ,Smith, Harris Smith Ward
Smith, Grover Smith, Beulah John-
son, Cleo Morgan, Mrs. H. C. Rith-
ards, Viola Green, Mrs. William
Ratliff, Mrs. Brantly Smith, Azei
Zipperer, Mrs. Steve M. Smith,
Kate Smith, Silas Smith, Bessie
Smith, Olive Smith, Mrs. Remet E.
Smith, all of whose addresses are
unknown, if alive, and if dead, thei-
unknown heirs, devisees, legatees,
grantees, assignees, lienors, credit-
ors, trustees or other claimants by,
through, under or against the above
named or designated defendants,
and each of them, and to all per-
sons or parties having or claiming
any right,, title, or interest in or to-
the following described lands -sit
uate, lying and being in Gulf Coun-
ty, Florida:
Lots Two (i2) and Four (4) in
Block Twenty-six (26) of the City
of Port St. Joe, Florida, according
to the official plat thereof on
file in the office of the Clerk
of the Circuit Court of Gulf
County, Florida.
You and each of you are hereby
notified that a Complaint has been
filed against each of you in the
above named Court. The nature of
the suit is one in equity to deter-
mine the title of the Plaintiffs and
to obtain a decree establishing,
quieting and confirming their fee
simple absolute' title to the describ-
ed property, removing therefrom
the clouds alleged in said Com-
plaint, cancelling and setting aside
any right, title, interest "or lien
which you or any -of you have,
claim, pretend, or assert in, to, on
or against said property and en-
joining you and -each of you from
pretending, claiming or asserting
any right, title or interest in or
lien upon said property.
You and each of you are hereby
notified and required to serve upon
Silas R. Stone, Plaintiffs' attorney,
whose address is P. 0. Box 245,
Port St. Joe, Florida, copy of your
answer or written defenses, if any,
to the Complaint filed in said suit,
on or before the 16th day of July,
1956, and to file the original thereof
with said Court. Herein fail not or
the decree of this Court will be en-
tered against you by default.
This notice shall be published
once each week for four consecu-
tive weeks in "The Star", a news-
paper published in Gulf County,
Florida.
Witness my hand and the official
seal of the said Court at Wewa-
hitchka, Gulf County, Florida, this
13th day of June, A. D., 1956.
(,COURT SEAL)
Attorney for Plaintiffs. 6-14
IN THE COUNTY J JUDGE'S
COURT, GULF COUNTY, PLA.
In Re: Estate of
DAN HODRICK,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Dan
Hodrick, deceased, are hereby no-
tified and required to file any
claims or demands which they may
have against said estate in the of-
fice of the County Judge of Gulf
County, Florida, in the courthouse
at Wewahitchka, Florida, within
eight calendar months from the
date of first publication of this no-
tice. Each claim or demand' must
be in writing and must state the
place of residence and post-office
address of the claimant and.must
be sworn to by the claimant, his
agent, or his attorney, or it will
become void according to law.
July 3,. 1956.
SUSIE HODRICK
Administratrix of Estate of
Dan Hodrick, deceased.
First publication on July 5, 1956.


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