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Port St. Joe The Outlet Port for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee Valley",
VOLUME XX Single Copy Se -ORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1956 NUMBER 17
In Gulf County
While the nation stood aghast at
tae whopping 701 killed in holiday
accidents over the Christmas week
end, Gulf County came through '.ue
,experience with not even a scratch-
Gulf County roads were pa'rot-
led on the holiday schedule that
prevailed throughout the state and
helped to keep accidents nil.
The State of Florida as a whole
didn't escape the Christmas trage-
dies so good as the Highway patrol
reported 17 killed in the state as
of yesterday morning. This num-
ber was rural accidents only, be-
cause urban accidents had not all
been reported at the time of the
SL. G. BUCK, Manager
December 17, the Citizens' Fed-
eral Savings & Loan Association
of Port St. Joe received full recog-
nition and authorization as a com-
pleted Federal Savings, & Loan As-
sociation, by the Federal Home
Loan Bank, Washington, D. C.
The Association's office is located
in the Pridgeon building on Third
Street in Port 'St. Joe. Elsewhere
in this issue of The Star will be
found the Association's advertise-
ment briefly setting forth some of
the particulars of its operation. The
citizens of Gulf County welcome
this new financing institution.
There has existed for a long time
a need for additional sources of fi-
nancing throughout this area, such
as the Citizens Federal is organized
to furnish. The officers and direc-
tors are well known successful busi-
ness men and are well equipped to
conduct an energetic and progres-
sive service to the citizens. The
management of the Association's
operations is in charge of L. G.
Buck, executive% vice president.
The Star extends to this new fi-
nancing institution its'" congratula-
tions and best wishes for growth
Special Service Planned
At Local Church Sun.
ISpecial services are arranged for
this Sunday evening at the Long
Avenue Baptist Church. Emphases
will be placed on "Student Night".
All students home for the holidays
who are not attending another
Church are especially invited to at-
. The service will begin at 7:30
p.m. with a baptismal service con-
ducted by the pastor. Congrega-
tional singing will be directed by
W. L. Smith, Jr., a student from
Chipola College. Scripture and pray-
er will be given by students from
Port St. Joe High School. The eve-
ning message will be given by John
Barrier, graduate student in School
of Theology, Wheaton College,
Sharks Win Again
Elliott, Taylor Both Score In 20's
Sharks Now Have 6 Wins
Watch Night Service
At Long Ave. Church
Watch night services will be ob-
served at the Long Avenue Baptist
Church New Year's Eve.
The services will start at 7:00
p.m. with a covered dish supper.
Everyone is urged to come as a
family unit and bring a lunch.
(Following the supper a film,
"Reaching From 'Heaven" will be
shown in the auditorium. The film
will run for 80 minutes.
Games and fun-time will be pro-
vided on an age group basis with
the Juniors, % intermediate and
Young People, and the adults in
their respective departments. Tne
nursery will be open for small
children with a nursery maid to
care for the children.
The entire group will assemble
in the auditorium for a song fest
and devotional period at about
11:40 p.m. The congregation will
be engaged in prayer at midnight.
The service will addjourn at 12:01
The Port St. Joe Sharks pi.ed
up another decisive victory iast
Friday night when they soundly de.
feated the Apalachicola cage five
by a 84-44 score.
The Sharks led all the way be--
hind the effective shooting of Wi-
ford Elliott and' Wayne Taylor.
Wilford Elliott was high scorer
with 26 points and. 15 rebounds. to,
lead in both departments. Taylor
who went in the game soon after
its beginning hit the baskets with
10 out of 12 shots and three free
throws to pile up 23 points.
Apalachicola's- Howze led his
team in scoring with 12 points.
The score by quarters:
St. Joe 27 18 20 19--84
Apalach. 10 6 14 14-44
St. Joe Poo. Apalach
Davis, 10 F Howze, 12
Shuford, 5 F Bloodworth, 4
Elliott, 26 C George, 10
Hinote, 12 G Paulk, 6
Ray, 6 G Peavey
'Substitutes: Port St. Joe, Waynii
Taylor, 23 and Ronnie Young, ,2.
Apalachicola, Huckabe, 4.
'The Shark B team also routed
the little oystermen by an early
game score of 38-21. Leading in
(Spending Holiday Here the scoring for St. Joe was David
Bill Ayers of the University of Musselwhite with six points. For
Florida is qpeuding the holidays Apalachicola it was Cecil Babb.h.
with his parents, Mr. and Mra. Hen- with 11 points.
ry Ayers at their home on Bay The Sharks next game will be-on'
View Drive. January 8 in BlounLstown.u-
-- re= -- ^
As old Father Time is signing off the old year,
we'd like to express our thanks for your past patronage, friend-
ship and loyalty. We shall continue to serve you, in the best manner
possible, in the years to come. Our entire staff wishes you a very
Happy New Year
Watch Night Program Is Planned At
. .. abounding with good luck and happiness!
High School Youths
Enjoy Xmas Ball
Members of the STAC House at
the Port St. Joe High School en-
tertained with a Christmas ball on
Saturday, December 22 at the High
Broward Brogdon and his band
of Wewahitchka furnished the mu-
sic for the teen agers party.
Approximately 120 youths attend-
ed the ball and had as their guests
several students from Apalachicola
The festivities were began with
Barbara Mitchell, student chair-
man of the STAC House committee
and Wilford Elliott leading the
grand march. All members of the
City Basketball Season
Gets Underway Monday
The city basketball league got
underway Monday of last week
with the St. Joe All-Stars being de-
feated by the Knights of Columbus
of Panama City by a score of 87-
Leading scorers for Port St. Joe
were Bill Iverson with 28 points and
Walter Wilder with 18. Bill Adams
paced the KC's with 24 points.
A return game will be played at
Tyndall Field's gym on January 12.
One Car Victim
For Gulf In Nov.
TiALLAHASSEE-Thirty two of
The public is cordially invited to Presbyterian Church For New Year's Eve STAC House committee participat- Florida's 67 counties reported no
attend this service. ed in the grand march. traffic deaths during November, a
at t______is .___r I The gym was decorated at the survey of Florida Highway Patrol
Many Christians across the world bring a brief message on the test. entrance with an arbor flanked by records show.
Birth Announcement will welcome the new year in "Forgetting that which is behind greenery with the legend "Merry ,Seventeen had only one each al-
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Goodson of prayer and fellowship. This oppor- and reaching forth to that which is Christmas" around the border of though the month's total reached
Bonifay announce the birth of a tunity will be given New Year's before." A season of prayer will the arbor. The ceiling was hung 101, worst in the state's history,
son on December 24 in a Geneva, Eve at the Presbyterian Church at be completed as the New Year with stars of various sizes. The traffic-death,-wise.
Ala., hospital. Mrs. Goodson is the 11:00 p.m. This will be an informal comes in. At 12:00 there will be a 'youths were served punch and cook- Dade County lead the way again
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ca-., meeting of sharing the blessings of time of fellowship and refreshment ies as refreshments. with 14 of the grand total, Palm
son of this city. the past year and renewing in the church lounge. Adult members of the STAC Beach was second with a dozen
strength for the coming year. Friends throughout the commun- House committee served as chap- traffic deaths recorded, Hillsbor-
GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY Rev. William T. Iverson will ity are cordially invited to attend. crones for the affair. ough was third with 11, and Duval
scouts Entertain Underpriviledged Youths At
Christmas Party Last Friday Evening
'Troop 47, Boy Scouts of Ameri- Gifts of toys presented were fur-
ca entertained 22 underpriviledged nished by the Scouts, the Rotary
boys at the Scout Hut with a Christ- and Kfwanis Clubs.
mas party Friday night, complete Refreshments of cookies, punch
with Santa Claus. and Christmas candy were served
The scouts entertained boys in to those present.
the first, second and third grades San'taClaus put in an appearance.
from Port t. Joe, Oak Grove and at the party and talked to each of
White City and presented them the boys being entertained and
with gifts, passed out the gifts of toys.
Dance Planned By
American Legion Post
Willis V. Rowan, Post 116, Ameri-
can Legion will hold their annual
New Year's Eve dance at the Cen-
tennial Building Monday night, De-
The dance will begin at 10:00
p.m. and last until 2:00 a.m., Jan-
IReservations are being made by
ticket sales only. Tickets are avail-
able at Glynn's Restaurant and at
Honey's Cafe. Admission is $1.50
Stores Will Be
Closed Tues., Wed.
'Business houses in Port St. -
Joe will be closed all day
New Year day and also all day
Wednesday, January 2.
This is to enable all store
help to observe another long
holiday such as was observed
Following the New Year hol-
Iday, stores in Port St. Joe
will resume their regular open-
ing and closing hours.
followed a fourth with seven.
Others which had under 10 but ,Orange, St. Lucle, Santa Rosa ali"
more than a single death, follow: Seminole, one each.
,Broward and Escambia, six each; I Counties in which no tran -
Sarasota, 4; Pinellas and Polk, 8 deaths happened in Novemb. ,
each; Baker, Bay, Brevard, Cal- I Charlotte, Citrus, Clay 'ollJ
houn, Gadsden, Glades, Okaloosa, Holmes, Indian River. Ludayi.v
Okeechobee, and Pu'nam, two Lake, Liberty, Madisoi 11M.ITI.
each. Marion, Martin, Nassau, Oce,-ec.
Alachua, Bradford, Flagler, Gulf, Pasco, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwan-
Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Jack- nee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wa-
son, Jefferson, Lee, Leon, unroe, kulla, Walton and Washington.
W~ T E STAR, P T ST J GULF UN LO I A
Dairy Industry Profits
Increased profits in the dairy hi
Austry come with Increased butter
SPENDING HOLIDAYS HERE
Miss Marietta Chafin, a sopho-
more at Judson College, Marion,
Ala., is .pendin gthe i[.:l..- with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton
Chain. 'She is attending ga Southern
Baptist :Student World Mission
Congress in Nashville, Tennessee,
December 27-30. This is the first
meeting for the Baptist students of
North America in over 20 years. Dr..
Billy Graham, Dr. Courts Redford,
Dr. Baker J. Cawthen and Bob Den-
ny are some of the many outstand-
ing speakers scheduled.. Miss Cha-
fin will return home for a few days
after the congress before returning
Engagement Is Told
Mr. and Mrs. Strafford Levason
Barke announce the engagement of
her daughter Hazel Ginn Burnette,
to Harry Rathbun Glidden, Lieuten-
ant, United States Army, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Burt Rufus Glidden
of Lancaster, Pennslivania.
Miss Burnette is a graduate of
Port St. Joe High School. She at-
tended The Florida State Univar-
sity, 'where she was a member of
the Zeta Tau Alpha Social Sorority.
Lieutenant Glidden attended the
Manheim Township Schools of Lan--
caster and was graduated from
Westtown School, Westtown, Penn-
sylvania. He attended Millersville
State teacher's College as a Penn
State Freshman before entering the
service in 19,50. He is presently as-
signed- to Board Number 3, Conti-
nental Army Command at Fort Ben-
Ling. Georgia, as Aviation Officer.-
The wedding will take place on
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through h the centuries is told Ir.
scores of major events, including
the storm at sea that helped to
destroy the Spanish Armada ant,
save 16th-century England; the raip
that hastened the defeat 'of Napo-
leon at Waterloo, and tle famed
snows of Russia In which the legions
of both Napoleon and Hitler were
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
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JIM DAVIS Js"S 1
WILLIAM BENDIX-KEEFE BASSELLE .
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Dresses and Suits
Formals, After 5 and our exclu-
si. line of Kabro, Martie D, Sid
Harris and others included.
BIG SAVINGS ON MEN'S
ALL GOING AT
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Reg. $3.98 to $9.95
GLOVES --- 77c
NO ITEMS MARKED UP -- ALL REG. PRICES MARKED
MEN'S KHAKI PANTS --------$2.77
VALUES TO $3.99
BOY'S DRESS SLACKS --- $1.99
FLANNEL and LONG SLEEVES
BOY'S SHIRTS -----2 for $3.00
BOY'S SHOES ------------$2.99
MEN'S SHOES -----$5.00
SOME ONLY $3.99
PIECE GOODS --------5 Yards $1.00
TOWELS----- --------3 for $1.00
BABY BLANKETS -------2 for $1.00
BABY DIAPERS ----- Doz. $1.99
OIL CLOTH ----------2 Yds. $1.00
BY CO-RO $1.00 VALUES
COSTUME JEWELRY ---------47c
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OPEN SUNDAY, 5:45 P.M. OPEN 6:30 p.m.-SHOW AT 7:00
Christmas Savings Club
Over $4,000.00 in checks were mailed to members.
of our Christmas Savings Club for 1956. Why not
be one of those to receive a check in 1957?
A check before Christmas will make a more pleasant
and happy Christmas than bills afterward.
Florida Batk at Port St. Joe
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation-Florida National Group
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SAUCE cLs 37c
SAS CANS 29c
ALLEN or SCOTT CO. -- NO. 2V2 CAN 2 FOR
Baby Food JARS 59c
BISCUITS CAN 1 Oc
LETTUCE Jumbo 19C
Sm. Head 5c
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Published Every Thursday At 306 Williams Avenue, Port St.
Joe, Florida, By The Star Publishing Company
WESLEY R. RAMSEY, Editor and Publisher
Also Linotype Operator, Ad Man, Floor Man. Oolumniut,
Reporter, Proof Reader and Bookkeeper
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Entered as second-class matter, December 19, 1987, at the
Postcffice, Port St. Joe, Fla., under Act of March 8, 1879.
DIAL BAll 7-8161
TO ADVERTISERS-In case of error or omissions in adver-
tisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for
damages further than amount received for such advertisement
The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word
is thoughtfully weighed. The .spoken word barely assert;
the printed word thoroughly cnovinces. The spoken wod
Is lost- the printed word remale.
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By HELEN NORRIS
Honored With Party
The Junior Class of the Oak
Grove Assembly of God Church was
honored with a party Thursday nite
at 7:111' at the home of their teach-
er, Mrs. Allen H. Norris. Ice cream,
Cokes, cake and Christmas cookies
were served to the following guests
V ivian and Lola Ray, Sara Norris,
Nita Yates, Sharon Wilson, Mar-
lene Hiiidsoi, DUine Dykes, Barbara
Jo Young, Ann Gadman, Sis Norris,
Judith Ann Norris and Jenny Kay
Mr and Mrs. Curley Pinter and
children, Rita and Dell of Florida
City spent the Christmas -holidays
with Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Dykes.
and Mr. and Mrs. Allen H. Norris.
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Tubberville
and daughter Marilyn spent the
Christmas holidays in Bonifay visit-
ing with friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Deese and
children of Panama City spent the
holidays visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Deese and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Linebarger
and .son, Howard, Jr., of Missouri,
spent the Christmas holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Dykes, Mr. and
Mrs. Curley Pinter and Mr. and
Mrs. Allen H. Norris.
Mrs. Eunice Vickers spent the
Christmas holidays in Marianna
with her mother,
-Mr. and Mrs. Allen H. Norris mo-
tored to Panafa City Thursday on
Mr. and Mrs. Toby Worley and
daughters spent the Christmas holi-
days visiting in Bonifay with Mr.
and Mrs. Sollie Sapp and Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Levins and
daughter spent the holidays in Boni-
fay with the latter's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Crutchfield.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Love and
children of Jacksonville spent sev-
eral days visiting with their daugh-
ter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O'Briari
and children and J. Z. of Mansfield,
Ohio, spent the, Christmas holidays
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Murphy
and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lightfoot.
Mrs. Pat Anderson spent Christ-
mas day in Panama City visiting
with friends and relatives.
Mrs. Jewel Callahan and children
spent 'hri.-tma. day in Westville
visiting with friends and relatives.
Jessie Anderson and children
spent the Christmas holidays in
Caryville visiting with friends and
Mr. and Mrs. Willys Liptford
and children of Marianna spent
Christmas day visiting with the
latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve-
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hall and
children of Marianna were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland
Hall Christmas day.
Honored With Party
The Ladies Bible Class of the
Oak Grove Assembly of God Church
was honored with a Christmas par-
ty Thursday evening at 7:30 at the
home of the ;teacher, Mrs. Nelson
Gardner. Several games were play-
ed then refreshments of cup cakes,
cokes and cookies were served to
the following guests: Mrs. Pat An-
derson, Mrs. Stella Norris, Mrs.
Sar- Sheffield, Mrs. Mannie Mc-
Knight, Jean O'Brian, Madlyn oin-;
er, Glenda Wilson, Betty Butts,
Mary, Roberta and Ann Hadley,
Evelyn !Shealey, Carolyn Hanlon,>
Joyce Wynn, Dot Asball, Sis Ellis
and Brother Ellis.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ramsey and
son of Pensacola were visitors of
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Ramsey over,
the Christmas week end.
Visit In Panama City
Mr. and Mrs. Nixon Dykes and!
family spent Christmas day in :
Panama City with Mr. Dykes' bro-
ther and family.
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JET RECORD One of eight -~2 jets lands at Baltimore
after 17,000 mile flight over north pole, refueling In air several
SUEZ RESULT .Garage In London suburb, closed because
of gas shortage, posts notice of gas rationing and tax boost.
GOLDEN ROCKET 88 HOLIDAY COUPE
FOR SL7 ..THS ACoENMTr's OND
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Cafe, Mrs. June Norris, Mrs. Bill
Harris, Mrs. John Odum, Mrs. W.
C. Wilson, Mrs. Lizzie Gay, Mrs.
Jean. Shoots, Mrs. Skipper, Mrs.
Patterson and Mrs. Hadley and
Mrs. Anderson Davis.
The Oak Grove Assembly of God
Senior Class was honored with a
party at 8:130 in their Sunday
school room by thei teacher, Mrs.
Kenneth ,Ellis. Refreshments of
cokes and cookies were served to
the following: Helen Norris, James
Bronner, William Bundrick, Alice
Jean Gay, Juanita Norris, Ted Can-
non, Joyce Hayes, Bobby Neel, El-
bert Norris, Jenny Norris, James
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, QUI-F COUNTY, FILORI1DA
THUR$DAIY, DECEMBER 27, 1960
-T RY,---- .. .. MI BIRI2?,1966 ...k TAR, POR TS.ll-UL C TY L I IAI 1i.
By HELEN RICHARDS
Phone BAII 7-2627
Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Sowell of
Tampa, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wilkins
of Wewahitchka, spent the Christ-
mas holidays with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Sowell and
dln-m of Tam ia and Mr. and
1chren Wikins of We hi ka Mr o ra rHA i
I Ms. R Wikin, o Woahichka Marathon, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Rich .-
spent the Christmas holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McQuaig.
James Lester McQuaig, who spent
from Friday until Sunday in the
Municipal Hospital, may have to
Charles F. McCall return to the Hospital after, spend-
ar C ll ing Christmas with his family. We
Receives Promotion wish him a speedy recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Peterson
and family visited relatives in De
PACUTIC FLEET Charles F. Funiak Springs and Samson, Ala-
McCall, son of Mr. and Mrs. James bama this week.
P. McCall, Jr., of 1006 Garrison Ave. Mrs. Eugene Suggs and sons, and
Port St. Joe, was promoted to en- Mrs. Marie Hicks of Panama City
gineman second class, USN, on visited Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Griffin
Nov. 16.- on Wednesday.
He is serving aboard the Pacific Mr. and Mrs. Arley Wooten spent
Fleet seaplane tender UiSS Curtiss. Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
IBefore entering the crevice in Hewett, Mrs. J. W. Wooten return-
July 1954, McCall graduated from ed home with them.
Port St. Joe High ;School and was Mrs. H. D. Williams and children
employed by the Model Homes Con- of High Springs spent the Christ-
struction Company. mas holidays with her parents, Mr.
St. Joe Tel. & Tel.
ards of Miami and Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. Jones of Perry spent Christmas -
with relatives here. '.:-
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Christmas and :'- '
family of Tampa is spending the '"
Christmas holidays with Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. Hoke Glass and '"
children spent the week end in
Groveland and Ruskin with rela-
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Griffin and :
son Jackie visited in Blountstown
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Zorn and son
Oscar of Albany, Georgia and Mr.
and Mrs. Delano King and children
of Valdosta, Georgia, spent Christ- .
mas with Mrs. W. P. Coleman and
Miss Dot Epterson of St. Joe
Beach spent Christmas day with
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Watts and fam-
The W. C. Forehand family all
enjoyed Christmas dinner together.
A CHECK F
Have yew doekr phoe ..
or bing yoe proriptionu
Shop The Slf-4ervloe Way
In Air-Conditioned Comfort
JOHN ROBERT SMITH
DIAL BA 7-4331
NEW YEAR'S EVE
D AN rCE
ADMISSION, $1.50 Per Person
Monday, December 31 -10:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M.
Willis V. Rowan, Post 116, American Legion
Reservations By Ticket Only -- Call
Glynn's Restaurant Honey's Cafe
Phone 7-5431 Phone 7-4341
Ralph Nelson Is Feted
On His Second Birthday
Mrs. F. F. Nelson of 1614 Long
Avenue entertained at a birthday
party December 19 from 3 to 4 p.m.
complimenting her young son Ralph
Marshall on his second birthday.
Mrs. Nelson served birthday cake,
potato chips and drinks to JoBeth
and Jacque Hammock, Jim Belin,
Danny Bakley, Billy Stevens, Deb-
bie Ham, Mike and Wayne Martin
and Glenn Nelson.
Each little guest was presented
with a favor of candy bakets, a
whistle and balloons.
Veterans Service Officer
Plans Visit To St. Joe
Veterans of Gulf County who
need assistance in obtaining bene-
fits under the GI Bill, may receive
guidance from Preston L. Nicholas,
Assistant State Service Officer.
Nicholas will visit this area next
week for the purpose of helping vet-
erans or their dependents.in filing
claims for Compensation Benefits
or solving their Insurance problems.
This free service includes assist-
ance to employers of veterans un-
der the GI Bill, Vocational Train-
ing, Subsistence or other problems.
'During his visit in this area Ni-
cholas may be contacted at the
City Hall from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.,
Monday, January 7.
... FEGTS ALL COLDS
SYMPTOMS AT ONE TIME...
IN LESS TIME! ITS THE
PROVEN COLDS MEDICINE
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Savings & Loan
ASSOCIATION PORT ST. JOE
WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS
ALL SAVINGS Reaching us by the 10th of the month begin
earning our 3 per cent per annum, current rate divid-
end, credited to your account and compounded June
30th, and December 31st. and available when you
SEPTEMBER 26, We were granted our Federal Savings & Loan charter.
NOVEMBER 23, We completed meeting every requirement of the
Federal-Home Loan Bank, Washington, D. C.
DECEMBER 17, We were granted full recognition, and authority, by
the Federal Home Loan Bank to begin full scale operation
as a completed and authorized CITIZENS FEDERAL SAVINGS
& LOAN ASSOCIATION.
Our SAVINGS ACCOUNT owners are covered with every safety provision that
any Financing Institution, anywhere, can offer,
YOUR SAVINGS invested with us are loaned back into your community to
build repair, remodel, refinance, or to buy houses, and commercial structures
on monthly repayments spread out over long term of years.
WE ARE ESPECIALLY PREPARED to take care of savings sent us by mail.
Mail us your check, P. 0. Money Order, register cash You will promptly
receive our beautiful pass book with your savings properly entered.
WISHING A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR
and Mrs. L. H. Kelly. James B. Wood Back Joe, arrived at Norfolk, Va., Dec. 5 from Alexandria, Egypt, At the out- Visit In Panama City
Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Burke and aboard the destroyer USIS Charles break of Suez hostilities. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Buttram and
son of Rome, Georgia are visiting From Overseas TourS. Sperry after a four-month tour of family spent Christmas day in
their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. om eaduty with the th Fleet n the Medi- Christmas Guests family pent
L. H. Kelly. NORFOLK, Va., James B. terranean. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Panama City as the guests of Mrs.
Mrs. Davis of Terryville spent a Wood, seaman, USN, son of Mr. 'The Sperry participated in the R. Ramsey for Christmas were Pvt. Buttram's mother, Mrs. Carrie
few days last week visiting her un- and Mrs. C, J. Wood of Port St. evacuation of American naltonals and Mrs. Howard I. Wooden, Jr., Amos.
cle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs, L. H. and Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Wooden,
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~pAGI lix THu UTAR, POHY ST. JO~ GULP COUNTY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1956
-. A -"' '-.~ -r ~ a '~ ~ ~.*k. ~~'a
rea plus front and back porcnes See Bill Carr at St. Joe Hardware'
and car port. Only $7250,00. About Co. tfc-11-8
$2,000.00 down and balance oa longI
teTm mortgage. FOR RENT: Nice comfortably fur-
FRANK HANNON nished apartment on Monument
Registered Reat Estate Broker Avenue. Suitable for couple only.
Phone 7-3491 211 ReId Ave. See or phone Mrs. A. M. Jones, Sr.
Port St Joe, a FOR RENT: 2 room furnished
FOR SALE: Lea Paul, Jr., Gibson apartment on Fourth Street. One
gurit fender amp fier. 15 apartment on Ninth Street. Furnish-
Hunter St., Oak Grove, Denver WANT TO BUY: Good used piano.
Skipper. 2tp Phone 7-4871. 2tp
LOTS FOR SALE: Jonesvillo sub- FOR SALE: Parakeets. Breeding
division. Only four miles south of pairs. With cage or singles for
Port St. Joe, Just off US 98, Lots pets. 1311 Long Ave. Ph. 7-7696 3t
are 50 ft. by 15,0 ft. $200 and up.
See Roy E. Cox or phone BAll 7-5090 FOR SALE: Nice, 3 bedroom home.
Terms offered. Gtp-i2-2'7 Second Street, Highland View.
Modern plumbing, carport, range
FOR RENT: Furnished cottages wired. Phone 7-5058. 2Lp
and apartments on the Beach 9 FOR RENT: Unfurnished small
miles from Port St. Joe. $45.00 to apartment for couple. Water ur
$65.00 monthly, weekly rates avail- apartment for couple. W .ter fur-
able. See Mrs. C. E. Thompson at nished. Gall 7-7736, Mrs. W. B.
Costin's ,Cottages, Beacon Hill. T Ferrel. 1129-tf
BAll 7-5074. 8tp-12-27 FOR RENT: One and two bedroom
-- attractively furnished apartments
WILL BUILD modern business Cool in summer, warm in winter.
building on Reid Avenue in Port Window fans, gas heat. They have
St. Joe to suit tenant or lessee. to be seen to be appreciated, Wim-
Building will be approximately 20 ico Lodge, White City, Phone 9-4083.
feet by 45 feet situated on Lot 18 tfc-12-13
in Block 15. Call Ben H. Dickens at -
BAll 7-2281 or make appointmentES
107 Second Street for complete de- SPECIAL SERVICES
tails. tfc-12-20 FI FrCTRIC IRONS repaired. Work
FOR RENT: 1 furnished and one
unfurnished apartment. Close in.
5,20 4th St., Phone 7-5607. Mrs. Mc-
FOR RENT: Three vacant apart- FOR SALE: -bedroom house. Re-
Smeats at 228 Eighth t. lt cently repainted on Inside. Con-
venient to grammar school and to
FOR SALE: Spacious four bedroom town. See 0. M. Taylor. tfcl0-18
Aouse in good section of Oak
Grove, 80'X125' lot. House contains FOR RENT: Beach house. Com-
approximately 1200 sq. ft. of living pletely furnished at Beacon Hill.
M. P. TOMLINSON
REALTOR -- INSUROR
403 Munument Ave. Port St. Joe, Fla.
RADIATORDC. MPAIRED and RICORED
/,"" : IRI CLEANED, PLUSHiED
STARTERS mad GENERATORS
RIPAIRID and EICHANOWD
Pate's Shell Service
Pb.. BAM 74-MM
kinds electric and refrigeration F *
service and installation. Phone o oi da' S Economy
. 3032. tfe
F YOU ARE INTERESTED In sav-i Shows Climb
nl monev sea u% for a nvthinz'a
lag Luoney see us or aY LUIng
Keys Made While You Wait Florida's economic machinery,
B35c E PARTCH windin gup another year, is running
WESTERN AUTO at an even more rapid rate than
Reel Parts and Repairs The rates of gain, as well as the
'RADE US that useless article, for total volumes, in virtually all of
Something useful. STOP and the principal segments of the
'WAP. state'is forward movement are list-
WILLIS V. ROWAN POST 116,
THE AMERICAN LEGION. Meet.
Ing first and third Monday nights
800 p.m., American Legion Home
1. A. M.-Regular convocation of
St. Joseph Chapter No. 56, R. A
M. 2nd and 4th Mondays. All visit.
.Ilen, High Priest; H. R. Malge,
tHERE WILL BE a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe.Lodge
No. 111, F&AM every second and
fourth Friday night at 8:00 p.m.
All Master Masons cordially invited.
J. B. GRIFFITH, W. M.
F. W. CHANDLER, See.
guaranteed. Quick dependable LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE
service. Red's Shoe Shop. Reid Ave Meetings at Moose' Hall, 310
TV ANTENNAS installed, clean- Fourth St.. meeting night every other
ed and re-wired. Phone BA 7-9921. Monday.
Bill Bowen, tfc6-14 SAMARITAN LODGCE No. 40, 1. 0
IOR FAST, EFFICIENT plumbing 0. F.-Meets first and thild Thurs
service, call BILL'S PLUMB NG. days, 7:30 p. m. In Masonic Hall. AlI
-hone 7-7846. Outboard motors r(- members urged to attend; vislting
)aired, also. brethren invited.
A. P. GILBERT, Secty,
FOR SALE: House at White City G. F. LAWRENCE, N. G. -
and three lots at St. Joe Beach., N..-TITI-USNAE
E. TOM PRIDGEON NOTICE OF FICTITIOUS NAME
Real Estate & Insurance Notice is hereby given that the
BAII 7-7741 411 Reid Ave. undersigned, desiring to engage in
i business under the fictitiousa name
KENNEDY'S ELECTRIC and RE- of St. Joe Builders Supply Coin-
FRIGERATION SERVICE. Li- pany in the City of Port St. Joe,
ensed electrical contractor. All Florida, intend to register the said
THE BAFFLES By Mahoney I
ed in this week's business review
of' the State Chamber's research
and industrial division. 'Sales tax
collection's, through November of
this year, were 17 per cent above
the eleven month total of 1965 and
gasoline sales, through October,
were up 12 per cent.
Bank debits were up 13 per cent
in the seven reporting cities. Ac-
counts in savings an dloan associa-
tions were 18 per cent above last
year through September.
Electric power production for |
general use registered a 20 per cent
increase through the first nine
months of this year, while manu- i
factoring plants produced 4 per
cent more power for their own use.
The xalue of all building permits
issued through July were up 13 per
cent providing for 6 per cent more
dwelling units. These two measures
of the construction industry were I
below the 1955 rates of growth.,
Total sales of all products by
Florida farmers, growers and ranch-
ers were better by 6 per cent, thru
September, compared with the na-
tional increase of 2 per cent.
Total non-agricultural employ-
ment in October this year was 5
per cent above October 1955. Manu--
facturing employment was up 4 per
cent while weekly wages paid by
manufacturing plants were up al-
most 9 per cent.
The number of employees of ho-
tels increased 10 per cent; retail
trade employment 4 per cent; fi-
nance, insurance and real estate
almost 6 per cent; contract con-
struction 5 per cent; transportation,
communication and public utilities
6 per cent and government employ-
ment gained 7 per cent.
This *f on your printing Is a sign of quality.
Effective January 1st, 1957, the interest
rate on savings accounts will be increased
to 3% per annum, compounded semi-
WE WELCOME YOUR ACCOUNT
WE PAY YOU TO SAVE
Fla. Bankat Prt St. Joe
You Are Cor y ied To Attend
Leag Avenue aptist Chuark
RMV. J. C. ODM, Paster -
SUNDAY SCHOOL 945 a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP __ 11o00 a.m.
BAPTIST TRAINING UNION I6 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP 7:30 p.m.
I PRAYER SERVICE (Wednesday) 7:30 p.m.
Cwrmer LogQ-Avenue and,16th Street
VI ORS ALWAYS WELCOME,
I0% AM .O. WB...
Wood For .$ale
BLOCKS UNSPLIT ----Load $5.00
BLOCKS SPLIT ------Load $7.00 j
CALL BAll 7-3171
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PUZZLE No. 426
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10 So be it
14 To lift
16 French for
19 Sheet of
21 To box
28 Fast car
32 Golf shot
37 City of Italy
39 Goddess of
44 Roman god-
47 To be com-
51 High pitched
54 River of
55 Group pulling
59 Great Lake
62 Number (pl.)
3 Kind of duck
4 Beast of
5 A direction
12 Sea eagle
18 Small bar.
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28 Ceremonies against law
29 State (pi.)
30 Manner of 45 Fish
running 46 Flow ofT
31 Irish Gaelic gradually
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sprite 48 Notions
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36 Malay pewter 50 Tries out
coin ;J1 Let it staan
38 Thieves 52 At this pla,
39 Nome in 53 Cinch
Greece 57 Prefaricatt
41 Genuine 58 Edible see
42 Rational 61 Exist
Answer to Puzzle No. 42
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THM GTAR, PORt)T ST. JOP GULF COUNTY, IFL.QIqlg)
THURS1DAY, DECEMBER 27 1956
ST. JAMES' CHURCH
The Rev. Gardner D. Underhill
Priest in Charge
Fir 'Sunday after Christmas, Dec.
7:;30 a.m., Celebration of the Holy
Communion. 9:45 a.m., Church
School. 11:00 a.m., Morning prayer
The public is cordially invited to
worship with us and is assured of
a warm welcome.
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