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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: May 2, 1957
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Port St. Joe-The Outlet Port for the Apalachicola-ChaftihoA he Vlley'"
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VOLUME XX


Single Copy so


., JORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA


THURSDAY, MAY.2, 1957


"E"AO"'" SHRD Overcrowded Boat Sinks Babe Ruth League "


W H 3-Year-Old Child "M C county Seekin
$ Monday night at the Florida Pow-
e I 1 er Lounge a meeting was held for
That is, the mama and papa birds O W I S I" Il ne aose oi ornasia ae I I
that-have a nest in our carport are Ruth League for the boys of th is
expecting. Ruth League for the boys of this
We have watched those birds area. The Babe Ruth Lague will
build their nes: and get readL for A Highland View father saved one of his sons, but the play boys who are 13, 14' and 15
the arrival of 1ih. blessed event, other one drowned when a 14-foot boat carrying seven persons years of age.
They have to work hard. They go sank on the Intracoastal Canal near White City Saturday. Those attending the meeting 0
from daylight to dark, seven days The body of Jackie James Kelly, were: Repesenting the St. Joe nd Leaves For ConStruction On
Land Co., W. K. Settlemire and
a week. No 40 hour week. Their 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. H Lar d e Co.Wd n Sa ube ill e i*e A o
nature, like man's, is to work for James L. Kelley, was recovered ap PolCo Collar y DF La nse Tlu Orlando May 9- Will Begin About
a living, until man got legislated proximately three hours after the Chevrolet Co., Sam Johnson; Amer-
out of having to work for a living, small craft -'overturned. His bro- D.r roe C S Ae
other, Billie, 2, was taken to the Burglar Saturday can Legion, W. P. Comfort- and 'Some 80 Band members from the The Board of County Con
What a refreshing moment Tues- Municipal Hospital in the Comfort- Arthur Lupton: Also in a:.tend.nce local high school will invade Or- for bids on the long awaited He
day night to turn the televi3.on to er Funeral Home ambulance h ae:o City police this week arrested wf-rb Warrea Pareseau, P.!: Fem- lando May 9-11 to participate in the Wewahitchka.
the Spike Jones' show and sa3 Nel- his condition was termed "good'.' Bobby Wilson, colored, about, 22 Tharpehiau Chathaey Costn,Bei 17th Annual State Bandmasters
son Eddy come on the stage and. Gulf County officials related this years of age for the breaking ard Munu. Ralph Nance, H. L. Hall and Contests according to Herman R.
render one of his fine songs. We story of the incident, which, they entering of Walter Di:en's Super ob EleDean, bandmaster.weet Potato Weev
have been indoctrinated with Ei- said, almost claimed the livea of e r oW r e' r bfea an r
vis Rock and Roll and Tommy all seven peros aboardth small Market last week. The meeting was presided over Oliver Hobbs State president and ade Gulf County
Sands for so-long, that we ha.i tor- boat. Wilson gained entrance through by Clifford Tharpe, who acted as Director at Leon.High Tallahassee
gotten there were singers like Nel. Mr. and Mrs. Kelley, and their the back door of the establishment temporary chairman Tharp out- announced this week that C. W. Boone High The sweet potato weevil has ap-
Stwo sons, D y ad W e lt wk lined the cost and playing rules of Rumpf, bandmaster at Boone High
son Eddy around. We are glad to two sons Danny and Winnie Wil- last week and rifled the store, tak- the Babe Ruth League, then the School, Orlando, and Edgar W. Wil- feared for the first time this spring
see him coming back. He was also lians, Panama City children; and ing what he wanted. election officers followed. liams, Winter Park High School in Gulf county.
on the Tennessee Ernie Ford show Will Thomas, owner of the boat, Local police began to watch Wil- Bert Munn was named president. bandmaster, will be in charge of Positive identification was made
recently. were fishing on the canal. son and soon picked up some of Chauncey Costin, vice-president: G. contest agreements. last week of two adult weevils and
MTt is truly something to see a The party had pulled alongside the goods he had stolen and finally F. Lawrence, treasurer and Wa'.ren Highlights of the three-day event one larva submitted to the U. S.
singer come before the micropaore the bank for a brief rest'and was Saturday, arrested him for the Pareseau, secretary andtemporary will be the spectacular drills and Department of Agriculture labora-
that sings instead of grunting- in the process of returning to theft. player agent. It was decided that special shows staged by each of tory at Lake Alfred by inspectors
that stands still instead of waving White City when Kelley said he Wilson entered te. store and lhe broad of directors would be fur- the 40 bands 'on the evenings of working in Gulf County. Thus, in
around like an epileptic and one started to move from the bow to took a large amount of clothing, wished by each sponsor furnishing. May 9-10 at 7 p.m., in the famous, the first three weeks of April, the
that can carry a tune and follow the rear of' the boat because the
th at c an carry a tune and follow the forewpa rtof the bocraft was too some costmue jewelry, an electric one member to the board. Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, accord. sweetpotato weevil has been found
the music as it was originally writ- forward part of the craft wo razor cigarettes and numerous President Munn stated that prac- ing to the co-chairmen. A masses in seven counties located in the
ten. We dont hod with these -fardownintheater.Beforeheotheritems including $100.00 in tice will start at 4:00 p.m. Mon- band of 1,000 musicians will climax north Florida control zone.
called singers chopping up a tune could move to the back of the boat, cash. In the process he jimmied day, May 6 at the city baseball each night's drill program. A total of 98 adults, 47 larvae and
with their own interpretations of the bow went under, into three cash registers and badly park. President Munn pointed out Meantime judges from top-notch 45 pupae were identified as posi--
how the melody should sound. If Kelley grabbed both of his sons, damaged 'them. that all boys who want to play Bands of national, reputation will tive during the three-week period,
they knew so well how a song but was forced to release the oder Wilson was picked up by police must bring their birth certificate rate soloists and ensembles in com- with Washington County the most
should sound, they should start boy to prevent all three from in iSandy Kitchens' Club Heat Monday so the player agent may petition against perfect scores, as heavily infested with 79T adults, 37
writing theh, because most of them drowning. Wave. .see them and register the boy for well as individual bands in concert larvae and 39 pupae. Other finds
just ain't singers. A boat operated by Mr. and Mrs. All the stolen goods and about. the Babe Ruth League. All boys and sight reading, scheduled to were reported in Calhoun, Holmes,
P,---. Pat Shannon of Port St. Joe hap- $5.00 of the cash were recovered. who come out will be covered with take place in the Orlando Munici- Jackson, Jefferson and Liberty
You take Elvis, for instance. No- opened on the scene minutes after Wilson is now being held in the insurance the moment they show pal Auditorium. counties.
body knows i he can sing or not. the Thomas craft sank. The couple county jail at Wewahitchka on a their birth certificate and are re- All exhibition, includingtlrliiig Surveys, condued over the same
They haven't heard him try. rescued the survivors and took charge of breaking and entering. gistered by the player agent. are open to the public, period.of time reveal that 72 larvae
them to White City. The 40 participating bands ad- of .the white-fringed beetle. were
It was a tragic .thing, that little The child drowned around noon vanced to thestateevent wth Surecovered in Jackson and Santa
three-year-d Kelley boy being and his body was recovered ap- perior ratings earned at each of Rosa counties, with 28 larvae of
drowned at the Canal Saturday. It proximately three: hours later by S ix district conletts. the pink bollwrm being reported
.Is quite a price to pay, butvwe hope Clarence Causey and George Har- -tp -W ____ -___.- from Monroe P- -nty.
the Pxample will encourage others per of White City.
to prati:rie b'odating safety more In addition to his parents and I ke
diligently. brother, the child is survived by 1K 1 6 L1 st Veterans Ser.ce Officer
'In our estimation boating safety his'grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. For Another Employee Plans Visit To St. Joe \
should be regulated by law like W. Kelley of Seminole, Okla., and F A E lye
flying is. In this manner accidents .Mrs. Ethel Williams of Panama _. Veteran_ of Gul County who_
wouldn't ben thlimiatnner accident, but they City. The Administration's bill for stuff and medicine this session, but According to Postmaster Chaun- Veterans of ulf County who
wouldn't be eliminated, but they City.. need assistance in obtaining bone-
would be. pushed back to a bare Funeral services were hIeld Tues- abolishing the fee system as a me- do feel that it will be necessary to cey Costin the Civil Service Comn-e I b tay receive
minimum. Like flying, boating is day afternoon at the. Highland thod of compensating sheiffts, 'increase automobile tag 'fees to mission will accept up until May fits under the G t Bill Nicholas,
an enjoyable though dangerous View Assembly of God Church con- which I introduced, has passed the provide fun22, 157, applications for examina- guAssistant State Service Officer.h
sport, if it is not given proper direbed by Rev. T. C. Ernest, pastor. House and is now in the Senaac. school construction. The tax ques- tion to fill vacancy in localrpost Nicholas will visit this area nexf
.care. In a boating accident, thore, Interment was in Holly Hill Came- The billprovides that Florida within will have to be office f position of Clerk-Carr week for thepurpose of helping vet-
is no where to walk. And when tery here in Port 'St. Joe. be taken off the antiquated system all appropiations have been ade Cost ated that the vacancy now erans or their dependents in filing
man gets to. a form of transporta- Comforter Funeral Home of Port of paying a sheriff an income based and determination of just how existed and would be made as claims for Compensation Benefits
tion under his own powe: other j t. Joe was in charge of arrange- on the fees he collects and place uch money the tate wil as register o egibles was ceto fledti-or solving their Insurance prob-


t h C^ t oh o d l a S t R im oS A r e H e l d n eydt h ee aa t e ow ion eae da p mt o fu u i e d o e bu
than walking, he is in trouble, meats, him on, a salary. The fee system
n d r s o-dvoperate in the next two years. The position will be of a dual- a- lems. This free service includes
tWe nopeningo akLeastRiteo o nHeld Florida when a public office was The Administration's bill to ture and the appointee will be re- assistance to employers of veter-
tle opening of Lake Woodruff upF w p- change Florida's primary elections ans under the GI Bill, Vocational
at Chattahoochee, they pilishe a Lost Rites Are Held not a full time job and the official c quired to perform services both in Training,'Subsistence or other
list ot boating rules and regulations J F was paid for hs part-time services om ay until September hathe post office and on city routes.
r operation on LakeWo uFor- A. J reemanes that he collected. T passed the Semfate and is on the The starting pay will be' $1.82 per problems.
r operation on Lake Wodru from ees that he collected. calendarfor consideration by the hour plus annual and sick leave, During his visit in this area Ni-
that we think ought to be state- ArthurJ.Fre 53, a resident fee system has been found unsound House today. I am certain that it annual in pa cholas may be contacted at the
wide. Arthur J. Freeman, 53, a resident for many reasons by other states alo a raies in pay. ityHal rom 800 to 9:30 a..
We don't need the admonitions of Route 1, Blountstown, died at and most states have abolshed will become a law. The bill pro- Anyone interested In taking the yrom to 930
now, because we have an example his residence at 4:10 a.m. Monday. this system as a method for pay vides for holding the first primary examination may receive appltca- on Monday, May 6.
still fresh in our memory of what He was a farmer and pulpwood ing County officials, and especially on Tuesday, eight weeks prior to tion blanks and full particulars at
can happen. Howveer, in another trucker and a member of the Wood- in the law enforcement field. the NovUmeber general election, the post office. Costin also stated Dinner Guests
six mbaths, this example wili -be men of the World Camp 61. The House Appropriations Corn- The second primary would come that applications were being ac- Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
sadly forgotten. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. mitte has presented a bill to spend three weeks later. This would elim- cepted by the Civil Service Corn- B. H. Munn Sunday were Mr. and
______ ^___ ___ Thelma Freeman; two daughters, $5,6,0d111,389.00 for the newt two aingte considerable cost in cam- mission for examination for the po Mrs. Charles Van Horn and chil-
BAND BOOSTERS MEETING Mrs. Clairine Hill of Panama City years as comparpaigning for candidates who have sition of Substitute postal ranspor- dren Bobby and Sandra Ann o
IS POSTPONED TO MAY 16 and Mrs. Guy Middleton of Port St. ion for last session of $409,- opposition for the general election. station clerk with starting pay of Lynn Haven, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Henry 1Chason, president of the Joe; two sons, Charles 'Freeman of 000,000.00. This bill includes a spe- The proposal to establish a 12 $1.92 per hour. Teague and children Robbie and
Band Boosters Association slated Blountstown and David Freeman of cial item of $17,000.00 for a survey months, four quarters school yse -- Katie of Fort Walton Beach, and
this week that the meeting of that Blountstown and David Freeman' of of the Apalachicola River System tem was ntrduced in teulltu Attend Funeral E. E. Van Horn, father of Mrs.
body, scheduled for tonight has Wewahitchka,' a brother, W. J and Gulf County Intra-coastat Can- ed by the House Education Co- Mr. and Mr. Joe Shrit and Mrs. Munn
beer postponed until May 1: Freeman, and two se, lrs. s which will determine whether or ittee Although this is a good John Robert Smith attended the
The Association will meet in the tell Smith and Mrs. William J. not there is a need for public docks lawm in principle since it will funeral services of Mrs.nB. H. Munn,V ist Here
band'room of the St. Joe High Crowder, all of Sneads; and three and warehouse facilities in Port am n t sln t S nD a s Frida Mrs. F. S. Lewis of Hanover, N.
School at 8:00 p.m. on that e: grandchildren t. Joe. It is my feeling that with amountto considerable saving Sr., in DeFunak Sprngs, Friday. and children left Saturday for
ccF funeral services were held at the expected. industrial grow the state, I do not expect that it their home after visiting their par-
Main Speaks Here Williams Memorial Methodist along the ex Apalachicola River Sys will become a law this session be- BOYLES WILL NOW BE OPEN ents for several days, Mr. and, M's.
Roger L. Main of Jacksonville Church, south of Blountstown, term as a result of recent dredging would re o the in changing o ver to which ALL DAY WEDNESDAY (adv) JoeGrmley
and president of the St. Joe Paper Tuesday, 2 p.m., with the Rev. of this system and the construction this system.
Company spoke be-fre the supervi- Jake Guy officiating. Interment was of the Jim Woodruff Dam which Saints ll Season
sors of the company Tuesday night in Pine Memorial cemetery, will provide electrical power for CECILG COSTIN, JR. Will Open 1957 Se n In
at a dinner meeting held it Malo- industrial growth, that Port St. Joe v" O I
ney' s Restaurant at Beacon Hil w il ethe natural outlet for in- Happyland Kindergarten Apalachicola TIs Sunday Afte Ornoo
isit Iuna- Mrann ilaMother of Local Man dustrial exports. TO Present 'Hansel & Grete| U
Visit Iri. Marianna .n, .Neither the House nor Senate To rese ansel & retel
Dr. and Mrs. Job Hendrix were IS Taken By Deathppropriaton Bill contains any pa n The St. Joe Saints will play their the future of baseball around these
.the week eif guests of Dr. and Mrs. -- thing for teachers pay increases or der the direction of Mrs. Charles first game of the 1957 season away parts. It costs money to run a
James Cook in Marianna. Funeral services for Mrs. B. H. Junior College expansion programs Brown and Mrs. Walter Johnson from home. They will play Apala- baseball team and the only way to
,- Munn, Sr., mother of Bert Munn, since these matters will 1e taken present the miniature version .chicola Sunday afternoon in Apala- get that money is to charge admis-
Visits In-. Marianna of 106 Hunter Circle, were held up in separate bills. It is generally of the opera, "Hansel and Gretel, chicola. The first home game for sion to see these teams play.
Miss Kathleen Dowd was the Friday afternoon in the First Bap- thought that the teachers can ex- tomorrow ght in the High School the Saints will be Friday night, There is not a paid player on
week end guest of Miss Beth Gar- tist Church, DeFunlak Springs. pect a $500 to $600 annual pay n- Auditorium May 10 when they again meet Apa- any team of the Gulf Coast League.
raway in Marianna. Mrs. Munn, who was 8,6 years old crease from the state level, ad The program will begin at 8:00 lachlcola. This game will be spon- All players donate their time and
------ --- died Thursday morning in the Pro- a method will be provided whereby sT.and rmwll ombosedi of 8:0- sored by the members of the Retail energy for the sake of having a
You ask some mnen a simple* evidence. Hospital, while visiting counties can supplement the sala. bes of the kindergarten .Merchant's Association and will be tahn. Support your home team by
question like 'Do you think it will with her daughter, Mrs. Massey les of teachers through a portion Everyone is invited to attsnald. No .called merchant's night. Make plans coming out to the park wheo the
rain tomorrow?' and they ask you Ward in Mobile, Ala. Other survi'- of an additional sales tax which admission will be charged. to get your tickets from your fay- Saints play.
to step into their private office vors include a son, Willard of De wilt be returned to the Counties for _-_. ---- .orite shopping place. Last season the Saints f? wished
where you discover that weather Funiak Springs, daughters, Mrs. Ce- school purposes. This should insure The 1957 season will be the tell- second in regular play and went on
is their hobby and thus you lose a cil Gordon and Mrs. W. T. Moore, an additional salary for teachers Guest of Parents ing season if the Gulf Coast League to win the play-offs by defeating
whole afternoon. Jr., of Tallahassee and a sister, from both the state and county lev'- Lt. Col. Robert F. Brinson of the is to continue. The Gulf Coast Apalachicola two out of three
-- Miss Daisy Lee of Gainesville. els which would be near the gaal Dominican Republic is the guest of League is made up of teams from games. Your attendance at the
IBooth Tarkington said: "An ideal Interment was'in Magnolia Ceme- requested by FEA. his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Panama City, Wewahitchka, Apala- park makes the players pat forth
wife is any woman who has an tery, DeFuniak Springs with the I do not feel that we williave a Brinson and brother, Hubert Brin- chicola and Port St. Joe. The peo- more effort to provide you the tans
ideal husband." Itev. Grayson officiating, general sales tax on basic food- son and Mrs. Brinson. ple of these towns will determine a better ball game.


Bids




Centers


Units Probably

June First


mission this week, is advertising
health Centers for Port St. Joe and

,Bids will be received and opened
at 10:00 a.m., CST, May 28 at the
Courthouse In Wewahitchka. Plans
for bidders to study may be obtain-
ed from Thomas H. Daniels, Archi-
teot, of Panama City.
Port St. Joe's part of the expendi-
ture for Health Clinic buildings will
be located on the corner .pf Fourth_
Street and Long Avenue.
The building will be of masonry
construction. The inside walls'will
ibe of plaster and the floors will be
asphalt tile on a concrete slab.
The building will be a one-story
structure and will contain 2,020
square feet of floor space. The lot
'tie building will'be on is 100 feet
by 170' feet. Inside the building
will have accommodations for x-ray
room, .nurses' office, sanitarians'
office, waiting rooms, conference
room and examination rooms. There
will -e 12 rooms in all.
According to Health Department
officials, all the work of securing-
a contractor, such as advertising
for bids, receiving bids and letting
contracts must be completed by
June 1. It is expected that construc-
tion will. be started shortly after
that date.
The new HeaLih Offices were ap-
proved by referendum in he spring
of 1051. Since tbI'1 time, the Health
Department oftleials have been.
going througU the details of gett-
ing tp a plan that will be accept-
able to national and state officials
and one that will serve the needs of
the county.
The centers will be financed by -
federal funds and a portion of
Gulf County's part of race track
money received, from the state.
According to plans, the centers
are to be paid for over a ten year,
period.


Little Boys Baseball
Teams Get Uniforms

Several of the Little Boys' Base-
ball teams received their uniforms
the early part of this week, accord-
ing to Paul S. Fensom, League press.
ident. All of the teams are sche-
duled lo have their uniforms Issued
before the week is out, Fensom sta-
ted.
Opening date of the League sea-
son will, be Monday, May 13. At this
game, Raymond Riddles, state di-
rector of Little Boys Baseball, Inc.,
in Florida will be in Port St. Joe
for opening day to inspect the pro-
gram and facilities here and poss-
ibly to inspect facilities for holding
a state tournament here this year.
The opening game will be played
on the new. ball diamond, now
nearing completion.
A meeting of the League had
been scheduled for Monday nigh .
at 8:00 p.m. at the Elementary
School auditorium. The meeting
will be held open for directors,
managers and officials and anyone
interested in seeing the League ac-
complish its goal.

GEORGE C. ADKINS NOW
SERVING IN KOREA
7th DIV., KOREA Pvt. George
C. Adkins, son of Mr. and Mrs.
George Adkins, 315 Woodward
Ave., Port St. Joe, is a member of
the 7th Infantry Division in Korea.
A supply clerk in Service Com-
pany of the division's 17th Regi-
ment, Adkins enteredothe Army in
June 1956 and was last stationed'
at Fort Lee, Ya.
He attended' Florida State Uni-
versity. ,

In Pensacola
Mrs. W. G. Varnadoe is in Pensa-
cola where she is expected to meet
:Mr. Varnadoe who will arrive there
from New Orleans, La. He is ex-
pected to be home for several days.


NUMBER 27

























First Baptist Intermediates Feted

With Breakfast Sunday Morning


Intermediate Day in the Firs:
Bapuist Church started at 8:30 Sun.
day morning with a breakfast in
the liomI of Mrs. W. Ramsey given
by the teachers and officers of the
department.
After a devotional by the pastor,
Rev. C. Byron Smith, the gr un,
wa- invited to the dining room
where doughnuts, cinnamon bun.,
coffee and orange juice was se:vea.
The intermediate colors of blue
and. gold were used in the table
Decorations. After the breakfast,
the group went to the church for






OPEN SUNDAY, 5:45 P.M.
OPEN 6:30 p.m.-SHOW AT 7:00

FRIOA aYand SATURDAY


Sunday school and church. Four
Intermediates served as ushers
and several girls sang in the ch,'ir'
The rest were seated in reserved
seats during the church service.
There were 41 present for Sunday
school and church services. -
The teachers and officers of this
department are: Terry Hinote,
supt.; Peggy Philyaw, pianist; Mrs.
Bill Carr, secretary and Mrs. Cliff


SATURDAY, 12:45 P.M.
OPEN DAILY, 2:45 P.M.

SATURDAY ONLY

DOUBLE FEATURE-



TRUCOLOR BRUCE BENNETT



BARKER

SUNDAY, MONDAY


ON THE OREGON TRAIL TO
ADVENTURE!


'AR


Breakfast Honors

Intermediates

A breakfast Sunday morning at
the St. Joe Motel marked the be-
ginning of activities on Intermed-
iate Day at Long Avenue Baptist
Church. Intermediate Day is ob-
served each year in churches thru-
out the Southern Baptist conven-
tion and focuses attention on boys
and girls 13 through 1G years of
age.
Sunday School department work
ers with this age group at Long
Avenue 'Baptist Church are Miss Al-
ma Baggett, superintendent; M. L.
Britt, associate superintendent;
Mrs. Eildridge Money, secretary;
Mrs. T. D. Hutchins, Mrs. Joe M-c
Leod N. G. Martin and Joe Alll-
good, teachers.
Department colors were used in
the interest center at the table
which featured a beautiful arrange.
ment of yellow gladioli and blue
irises, and a yellow ribbon stream-
er with the department motto,
"Serve the Lord With Gladness"
in blue letters.
'Preceding the breakfast words
of welcome were given by Miss
Baggett, and M. L. Britt led in
reading Psalm 100. The blessing
was asked by James Traweek, gen-
eral superintendent of the Sunday
school. After the breakfast, an ap-
preciation of intermediates was
given by the pastor, Rev. J. C.
Odum. Rev. George Gay, visiting
evangelist and pastor of the First
Baptist Church of Marianna was
the devotional speaker. T'l'ne ad
apartment song, "Serve the Lord
With Gladness" was led by W. G.
Stroup, secretary of the music de-
partment of the Florida Bapt1ts
Convention. Joe Ferrell, associate
superintendent of the Sunday
school gave the benediction.
Present at the breakfast were
Miss Baggett, Mr. Britt Mrs. Mon-
ey, Mrs. Hutchins, Mrs. McLeod,
Mfr. Martin, Mr. Alligood, Mr. Tra-
week, Rev. Odum, Rev. Gay, Mr.
Stroup, Mr. Ferrell, Carole IHut.
chins, Andrea Martin, Sue Tucker.
Ruth Clark, Phyllis Lewis, Carrie
Jo Fletcher, Carolyn Clark, Dav*d
Musselwhite, Glenn Alligood, Wil-
lie Daniell, Robert Hutchins, Rich-
ard Zipperer, Steve Lucas. David
Odum, Jerry Barnes, -Tom Martin
Watts and Jimmy-Allen.
Ellis, Mrs. Dick Saunders, Mrs. W,
Ellis, Mrs. Dick Saunders. Mrs. W


JEAN CROWDER 0, A.'s
MEETS AT BAPTIST CHURCH
The Jean Crowder G. A.'met Moxi-
dity at 7:30 at the First Baptist
Church. The president, Elizabeth
Butler called the meeting to order.
Gail Roberts, the song leader led
the G. A. hymn.
The discussion was mostly-of G.
A. camp and a letter was read. The
program, was the review on the
Forward Steps. The parts for the
program were given out. The meet-
ing was closed with prayer by Faye
Rhames. After, the program, the
girls took a basket of fruit to a
sick person. Elizabeth Butler pre-
sented the basket and the girls
sang and had prayer.
BUSINESS MEETING PLANNED
,The Business meeting of the
First Baptist WMU will meet next
Monday at 3 p.m. All members are
urged to attend the meeting at the
church.


Sh THE STAR, Port St. Joe, PdI. tHUR6AY, MAY M 1957

and The Church", will be taught by ST. JAMES 'CHURCH
Children'$ W rkshop Mrs. Nichols at the church. EPISCOPAL
-- Other sessions in the series in-. Rev. Gardner D. Underhill
Tlh6 children's division of the elude: "The Primary Child and the Priest In Charge
Mediddist Church is planning a Church," Mrs. P. A. Howell. Mon- 2nd Sunday after Easter, May 5.
workshop in May. Children's Day day, May 13. "The Kindergarten 7:30 a.m., Celebration of the Ho-
will be observed at the Methodist Child and The Church", Mrs. Chas. ly Eucharist. 9:45 a.m., Church
Church 'School on .Sunday, May 5 Brown, Monday, May 20. "Juniors School. 11:00 a.m., Celebration of
at 10:00 a.m. and The Church", Mrs. Pa'il the Holy Eucharist and sermon.
A filmstrip entitled, "Goals of Blount, May 17. This will be a -family service. You
the Church for Children" will be are urged to attend asfamilies and
shown at this time, with Mrs. Paul CARD OF THANKS to be sure to bring the children.
Blount interpreting. I wish to thank my many friends 7:30 p.m. 'Evening prayer and
'On Monday evening, May 6 at who remembered me with flowers meeting of the Episcopal Young
8:00 p.m. there will be a second in and cards during my recent acci- Churchmen. 7:00 p.m., Celebration
a ,series of teaching films shown dent. I wish, also, to. thank the of the Holy Eucharist and sermon
nurses at the Hospital and Dr. at St. John's Church, Wewahitchka.
with Mrs. J. H. Geddie leading the Wayne Hendrix for their wonderful The public is cordially invited to
discussion. All. interested persons care. worship with us and is assured of
are invited to attend. "The Church "MARY E DlEN AKIN a warm-welcome.
Plans for- Children", is the title of
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Gray Finish, Solid $69.95
Wood Construction .-- $69.9
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$179.50 3-Pc. BEDROOM SUITE
Maple finish, Panel Bed,
Double dresser, Chest $129.75
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Mahogany Finish, $7 50 f
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$189.50 4-Pc. BEDROOM SUITE
Poster bed, Large drop center Vanity,
Bench and Chest $139.75
Two-tone Finish -- ------ -
$189.50 6-Pc. BEDROOM GROUP
Solid Mahogany, Grey finish, includes
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beds, nite stand, bench ---77.5
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5 Drawer Chest, Ideal $59.50
For Boy's Room $,59.50
$89.50 DOUBLE BOOKCASE BED
and Chest, $59.50
Blonde finish $59.50
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cover $2" 95
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advertisement.
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The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.


EDITORIAL.


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Grassroots Editors Speak
How would the country editors of this nation vote on major
public questions if they were in their Congressman's shoes? The
American Press, which is an independent magazine for hometown
newspapers, decided to find out by means of a survey. In its
recent issue it publishes the results, tabulated from the replies of
794 country editors, representing every section of the country.
Here, in brief form, are some of the questions and findings ("No
Answer" replies are not included in this summary, hence the per-
centages do not total 100.)
1. Should the President have the authority to use U. S.
forces i nthe Middle East if he deems it necessary to stop Com-
munist aggression? The "Yes" faction has the overwhelming
majority -- 71 per cent to 27 per cent.
2. Should foreign aid (which has been running at about a
$4 billion annual rate) be increased, decreased, or maintained at
the same amount? Only 6 per cent of the editors say more, while
63 per cent say less and 26 per cent favor the same amount.
3. Should oJhn Foster Dulles continue as Secretary of
State? Mr. Dulles is given a vote of confidence -- 57 per cent
to 38 per cent.
4. Should farm price supports be returned to the old 90
per cent of parity level? Only 22 per cent favor this, as against
74 per cent opposed.
5. Should corporation taxes be .moderately reduced, by
returning to the rates of some years ago? This is a veyr close
one, with 32 per cent favoring reduction, 35 per cent favoring
continuance of and 29 per cent endorsing reductions on the first
$25,000 of profit.
6. Should corporations be exempt from taxation on that
portion of earnings they distribute as dividends and upon which
individuals pay taxes -- that is, should this form of double tax-
ation be eliminated? The vote is 69 per cent "Yes" and 23 per
cent "No."
7. Should any budget surplus be applied to reducing taxes
or to, reducing the national debt? A big majority, 70 per cent,
prefers to reduce the national debt, as against 25 per cent favoring
tax cuts.
8. Should the bill authorizing a minimum of $600 million
year of federal money for school construction be approved?
Here is another close one -- 45 per cent of the editors say "Yes",
and 53 per cent "No."
9. Should bills requiring that cooperatives and savings and
loan associations be subject to the same taxation as other busi-
nesses be approved? The "Ayes" have it, overwhelmingly -- 86
per cent to 12 per cent.
10. Should first-class postage rates be raised to 5 cents,
along with thhe provision that air-mail would be used when pos-
sible? This proposal received a "No" majority of 60 per cent, as
against 39 per cent saying. "Yes."
11. Should the Vice-President be relieved of his job of pre-
siding ove rthe Senate, and given specific executive duties? The
editors strongly favor this much-discussed possibility by a margin
of 63 per cent to 33 per cent.
The American Press prints pages of comment from coun-
try editors on these and other issues. One thing is clear --
whatever side or solution they favor, most of them have definite
ideas and they don't hesitate to eKpress them vigorously.


The Real Trading Stamp Issue
(Tampa Morning Tribune)
To many merchants the little trading stamp is


villain. Those who don't use it consider it an unfair and dan-,
gerous competitor. Those who do use it often regard it as a cori-
founded nuisance they are compelled to keep in the store for self-
defense.
We hold no brief for the trading stamp. It doesn't really
give the customer any more than he pays for; and, without doubt,
works a hardship on some merchants. Florida and the nation
could get along as well without it.
But whether the trading stamp is good or bad is not the
point the Legislature should consider in dealing with the several
bills to tax-and-regulate trading stamps out of existence.
The point is that in a free enterprise system, as ours is
supposed to be, a merchant should have the right to give away
trading stamps to the customers, if he pleases. Or'dishes. Or
Cadillacs.
There's no difference in principle between outlawing trad-
ing stamps and outlawing chain stores, which the Florida Legis-
lature came close to doing during depression days under pressure
from independent merchants.
And there's no difference in principle between banning
trading stamps and banning retail price-cutting, which the Legis-
lature tried to do under the misnamed "Fair Trade" laws.
Nor is there any appreciable difference between suppress-
ing trading stamps and suppressing competition in the milk in-
dustry, which the Legislature approved in the case of the price-
fixing State Milk Commission.
The attempt to destroy the chain stores was beaten, partly
in the Legislature and partly in the courts. We think even legis-
lators who voted. for the outlawing bill would admit today that
it was a gross violation of American principles.
The attempt to ban price-cutting by Fair Trade regulation
was killed by the State Supreme Court and the whole Fair Trade
fence -- designed to shut out aggressive competition -- is
falling down all over the country. There is a growing recognition
we think that it is fundamentally wrong.
The attempt to swaddle the milk industry against the ri-
gors of competitive selling succeeded for nearly 20 years. But
the people finally awakened to the shocking fact that in Florida
it was a crime for a dairyman to sell milk for a lower price, even
if he wanted to. Public opposition has succeeded in ripping the
once tight-knit fabric of milk controls; the whole protective gar-
ment may be torn apart .whenever enough legislators muster the
courage to defy the dairy lobby.
The 1957 Legilslature ought to profit from these mistakes
of the past. If it does, it will tell the lobbies now thronging Talla-
hassee that whether the trading stamp stays or goes is a matter to
be decided i nthe publicmarketplace -- not in legislative halls.

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Examination of Gulf's School Population LETTERS TO

Reveals Six More Enrolled Than In 1956 THE EDITOR

At the end of the sixth month are going this year. In the Junior Mr Wesley Ramsey, Publisher
of the current school year, there High there were 150 last year, 149 The Star
are only six more students in the this year. Port St. Joe, Florida
Gulf County schools this year than Dear Mr. Ramsey:
there were last year at this time. In the county negro schools, the We are all aware of the fact that
This year there are 1,594; last current attendance picture is, piac ,directly or indirectly our livelihood
year there were 1,586. tically identical to last year' at depends on our forests and the use
A glance at the overall statis- this time-a decrease of four, 602 of forest products. In order for this
then, 598 now. But there were
tics shows t at losses occurred in population shifts. At Wewa's Car. to continue, one of the vital things
high school while gains were made ver school, for example, the ele- necessaryis the protection of our
in the grades. mentary population increased from forets from re
For instance, according to fig- 62 to 70. In the high school it dlc-
ures given by Tommy 'Owens, creased by two- 39 to 37.


County Superintendent, last year
at this point Wewa 'Senior High
had 70 students: Now there are
only 58. Wewa Junior High pupils
have increased seven over last year
-from 104 to 97;
- On the other hand, the Wewa
elementary grades sho wan Increas-
ed enrollment of 20-272 last year
and 292 this year.
At this end of the county, the
picture is slightly different.
'In the elementary grades,
strangely enough, there Is no
change. There were 575 children
enrolled last year at this time and
latest figures on current enrollment


show the same figures. In High-
land View, fewer children are pre-
sently enrolled. Last year there
ere 143, this year 1319.
.-' Port St. Joe" Senior High attend-
ance figures tell that 274 were go-
* 'be *t on your printing is a sign of quality. ing to classes last year, while 282


We, of the Gulf county Foirstry THE StAft, Port 6t. Job, Fia.
Committee, are doing what we can
to further the cause of forestry in I
Gulf County and elsewhere by pub- NEWS FROM
licizing the need of growing more OAK GROVE
trees and protecting what we have.
we are ver grateful to Clyde Fite By JUANITA NORRIS
for.his help and doubly grateful to
the papers of Gulf County for pub- Mrs. Edwin Haskings and daugh-
lishing the series of drawings, at ter Peggy, and' Mrs. Cleveland Hall
no cost to the committee, showing motored to Marianna Friday on
these facts. We sincerely thank busifless.


you.


Sincerely yours,
S. L. B'AiRKE, Chairman
Gulf County Forestry Com.


At Booker T. Washington in Port
St. Joe, the elementary population
remained almost unchanged--312
this year against 314 last year-
while the high school department
felt a sharp decline-227 last year.
but only 179 this year.
It is on the basis of these figures
that the amount of State participa-
tion in the Minimum Foundation
program is determined. Apparently
the county will get about as much
nevt year as it did this year.

Moving To Monticello
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Musselwhite
Kay and Tommy are moving to
Monticello. Mr. Musselwhite, for-
mer manager o fthe IGA store here
has been transferred to Monticello
to manage the IGA store there.


'Mr. and Mrs. James Broome of
Panama City spent Friday with Mr.
and Mrs. Hansel Norris.
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray and Miss
Leona Ray and Bob Taylor motor-
ed to Panama City Saturday on
business.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Shealey and
daughter, Evelyn, spent a few days
in South Florida visiting with
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ray and


Phone BAll 7-5591


tHURSDAY, MAY 2, 100


family of Altha spent Friday with
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray and fa.n-
fly.
Mr. and Mrs. Toby Worley and
children spent the week end in
Bonifay visiting with friends and
relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John Parker Brown-
ing and son of Tallahassee spent
the week end visiting with the lat-
ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everitt
McFarland and family. /
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Adams and
children spent Saturday in Panama
City visiting with friends and rela-
tivse.

Gardens
A few minutes once a week or a?
needed, with a good dust gun and a
good dust will save a garden that
may- be destroyed by .nspcts anr1
dlseases


Corner Reid and Third


FIRESTONE HOME & AUTO SUPPLY


Buzzetts Drug Store
PORT ST. JOE, FLA.


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EXPERT REPAIRS...


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Thurs., Fri. ana Sat.
MAY 2,-3 and 4


MARKET -
FRESH APALACHICOLA

MULLET

2 lbs. 19c

GA. GRADE "A"

Whole Fryers







FRESH PORK
BOSTON BUTTS

Lb. 39c

FIRST CUr

PORK CHOPS

Lb. 43c


SLAB BACON

Lb. 39c


-PRODUCE-


Fresh Carton
Tomatoes
Large Head
Lettuce


U. S. NO. 1

POTATOES

10 Lbs. 25c
WITH $5.00 ORDER


KING SIZE
CHEER $1.03-
Reg. $1.28 Size


ARMOUR'S MILK

3 cans 39c

ARMOUtR'S
PEANUT OIL

No. 10 Jug $1.59


Save Your Tapes
From Saturday,, April 27 un-
til Saturday, May 18 and add-
up and put in envelope show-
ing total, with your name, ad-
dness. If you have $20.00 or
more you get .a priza valued
at $1.00. (All prizes alike).
The largest total will receive
an additional prize.

Remember, We are
NEVER UNDERSOLD



QUALITY


MARKET_


PRICES
RIGHT


HAMBURGERS .20
CHICKEN IN THE BOX .85
FOOT LONG HOTDOGS ---- .25
STEAK SANDWICH .60
(With Frewnch Fries)


of fish, potato salad,-cole siaw. Many Disabled Persons
hushpuppies, coffee or tea and they Still Eligible for Payments
will have a talent show ever 20
minutes. Many disabled people who are
Child Drowns eligible under the new disability


NEWS FROM
Highland View
By MARJORIE CUMBIE.
PHONE BAII 7-4652
In Revival
The Highland View Assembly of
God is in a revival with Rev. Hal-
ton Eldridge as the visiting evan-
gelist from Valdosta, Ga. The pub-
lic is Invited to attend the services
each night at 8:00 p.m. Rev. B. W.
Suggs is the pastor,.
Highland View -WMU
The Highland View Baptist WMU
met at the church Monday after-
noon at 2 p.m. The program was
opened by the group singing "The
Kingdom is Coming". Prayer was
led by Mrs. Roney. Scripture was
taken from Mat.- 18:1-13 by Mrs.
Alice Macomber. Mrs. T. R. Rich-
ards opened the first chapter of
"Your Community Mission Book
Guide" for community missions.
Eight members were present. Mrs.
Clinton Peterson dismissed with
prayer.
Highland View G. A.
'The G. A. of the Highland View
Baptist Church met at the church
Monday evening with their coun-
selor, Mrs. Walter Graham and
then visited Mrs. Lowell Adams,
who has been sick and carried her
fruit and fruit juices-
Elementary PTA
The Highland View Elementa-ry
School PTA is sponsoring a fish
fty Friday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m.
until 10 p.m. The menu consists


The whole community was sad-
dened by the death of little Jackie
Kelley who was drowned Saturday
when the boat in which he was rid-
ing with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James Kelley overturned in the
Intra-Coastal Canal. Jackie, who
was three years old is survived by
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James
Kelley and a younger brother, Bil-
ly and a host of relatives and
friends.
Personals
Carlton Chandler is confined in
the Municipal Hospital. His many
friends wish him a speedy recov-
ery.
Mrs. F. Barnes Is sick at home
with a broken ankle. We wish her
a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Sadie Davis of 'Wewahitch-
ka was visiting friends here. today.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Cumbie vis-
ited her sister and family over the
week end, Mr. and Mrs. Bennie
Burke and son in Rome, Ga.
Sgt. and Mrs. Keith Adams have
returned to Las Vegas, Nev., after
visiting his parents, Rev. and Mrs.
L. F. Adams.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Smith of
Donaldsonville, Ga., were the week
end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl.
ton Chandler.
Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Strange vis-
ited their daughter and son last
week, Mr. and Mrs. John Henning


JUMBO HAMBURGERS .50
SHRIMP BOX 1.00
OYSTER BOX .85
CHICKEN FRIED STEAK BOX ---- 1.00


Enjoy Good Food In The Privacy of Your Car




Ford is longer for'57...


Ford is livelier...


Whatever you're looking for in
a modern car, you'll surely find
in one of the 21 Ford beauties
for 1957. The styling of every
model bears the distinctive Mark


Ford is lowest--

priced*of the

low-price three!
" 1. 1-' 'I' N, G.fd nte, O d a. d ."cM


CLERKS
POLITE


of To rr...', Anrd .- .- 't the
exterior beauty is au all-new
"Inner Ford" that brings you a
more comfortable ride, out-front
performance, still longer car life
. all with Ford's traditional
economy! Also, there is a whole
new family of Ford V-8 engines-'-
right up to the new Thunderbird
312 Supercharged V-8 that
delivers a terrific 300 hp. And,
if you like a "six," you may
choose the Mileage Maker Six-
the most modern and most power-
ful "six" on the marckr- Visit your
Ford Dealer and o: 1hou easily
v.onu car:' st'.: cnjo -.e big-car
fun in a new 1957 Ford.


Cornet Williams & Third
-- 'M


Port~~ c St.~I--- Joe Florida~l~


provisions in the social security
law have not yet applied for their
rights, John V. Carey, district man
ager of the social security district
office in Panama City, said this
week.
A person who has been disabled
for two years and who does not ap-
ply before June 30 will lose hYs
of St. Petersburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Butts visit-
ed i1i Apalachicola Saturday with
his mother and brother, Mr. and
Mrs. G. F. Nelson and Mrs. Sallie
Caplonel.
Mrs. Vernon Appleby and chil-
dren of Boston, Mass., and-Vance
Burke spent Wednesday with Mr.
and Mrs. Vester Burke and daugh-
ter.
Bobby Green who is stationed at
the NavalAir Station in Pensacola
visited his uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Davis.
W. L. Abberson and Floyd Babbs
visited over in Pensacola Sunday
Mrs. Carlos Miles, Mrs. James
Grissett were shopping in Panama
City Saturday.
The Misses Dean Glass, Betty
Butts, Louverne Glass spent the
week end in Blakeley, Ga.
Mrs. Ruth Patten and Mrs. Joo
Daughtry and Mrs. Neil Canning-
ton spent Thursday evening in
Panama City.


BOYLES for BETTER SERVICE

and GREATER SAVINGS
We Are Seeking These Goals:
1. Toi make our store attractive, com-
fortable, and pleasant for you, our cus-
tomers.
2. To sell for cash and save you money.
3. To give you first class service with
sufficient shopping hours to meet your
needs.
WITH THESE GOALS IN MIND WE
ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL .
FRIDAY til 8:00 p.m.
Mon., Tues., Wed.,
and Thurs. -----til 6:00 p.m..
SATURDAY t-------il 7:00 p.m.

BOYLES 99c DAYS
BOYS

DUNGAREES

2 pr. $2.99
Sizes 4 to 16. Tough 10 oz. san-
forized denim. Bar tacked and *
double stitched.'The active boys
best friend.


elsgibility for disability inuraneo
benefits and his right to a dis-
ability freeze. At the very best,
such an individual will suffer -a re-
duction in any benefits payable to
him at retirement age or to survi-
vors in case, of his death and it is
possible that he will completely
lose his insured status.
"Of course, no one wants that to
happen", Carey added. "So we are
asking readers to pas this infor-
mation on to any person they know
who is disabled, but who worked
under social, security for at least
five years during the 10-year per-
iod,before becoming disabled. Tell
him to get in touch with his nearest
social security office.
Carey explained that a person
who files an application before
June 30, 1957, must (a) be so se-
verely disabled that he cannot do
any substantial gainful work; (hb)
have worked in 5 out of the last
10 years before his disability be-
gan; and have also worked in 1i'/
out of the last 3 years before that
date. In some cases railroad work
or military service may be counted
to make up the earnings require-
ment. .
If a disabled person files an ap-
plication after the end of June 1957
he must have social security credit
for 5 years in the 10 year period


MALONEY'S

BEACH RESTAURANT
Avoid that long wait for dinner Sunday after church
and give mother a holiday by bring the family to.
Maloney's Beach Restaurant for Sunday dinner.

Sunday Dinner Menu


Swiss Steak


Ham'and Cabbage


Creamed Potatoes Buttered Carrots Egc
Green Lima Beans Greens
Cottage Cheese Salad .
Apple Pie Hot Rolls or Cornbread
Coffee or Iced Tea


Adults, $1.50


BOYLES LEADS AGAIN! Record N


values



g Plant


Children, 80c


- More Shopping Time !


DAyS


BOYLES BIG 99c DAYS
LADIES' DRESS SHOES
Regular NOW
$8.95 ----------- $7.99
$7.95 ------ $6.99
$6.95 -------------- $5.99
BOYLES has cut these dress shoes to make room
for more and more casuals that are coming in all the
time. LET OUR LACKS OF SPACE SAVE YOU
MONEY.


PRINTS
FAST COLORS
3 yds. 99c
Hundreds' of yards.
Dozens of patterns.


NYLON STRETCH
SOX

3 pr.99c
3 to 52. 6 to 9. White
and pastels. Not too
many at third price.
Come early.


NO-W OPEN


GLY1NS'S DRIVE Ii

CORNER FOURTH and MONUMENT
(Beside Glynn's Cafe)

OPEN DAILY 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.



OPENING DAY SPECIALS


Now Open til 6 p.m. Wednesday Fridays til 8 p.m.

SALES EVENT BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1957
FREE GIFT WRAPPING PAYROLL CHECKS CASHED LAY-A-WAY

Boyles 99s Days BOYLES 99c DAYS Boyles 99c Days
1 Special Group SUN 'N FUN SPECIALS! 1 GROUP
LADIES' I TROUSERS
BLOUSES -99CValues to $7.95
Dresses Assorted styles and colors. 32 to 38. San- $5.99
forized. 1 GROUP
$4,99 Values to $9.95
.99 SUN BRAS- 99c $6.99
Values to $7.95 Regularly $1.50. No Alterations. No lay-
Values to $7.95 Aways. No Refunds. No
Perky froks to SHORT Exchanges. Cottons, ay
spruce up your sum- ons, blends. The prettiest
mer wardrobe. See SH R ------- 99 patterns a n d smartest
the many styles. Ma- e 300 pairs to choose from. Twills and gabar- styles in town.
ny colors. So cool. dines. Assorted colors. Misses, 1 to 14. La-
dies 12 to 20.: Boyles 99c Days
CANNON
Boyles 99c Days TUBES--- 99c TOWELS
Cotton Training Darlin' knit tubes'to wear with shorts. Sun 3 FOR
STan without straps! 20" X40"- 3 FOR
PANTS PLAY SETS 99c $1.99
LA S S I---- 9 C Thirsty double thread.
4 PAIRS Cute halter and shorts. Sanforized. Sizes Stock up now for all sum-
2, 3 and 4. rmer needs.
99c Ladies
BOYS' SPORT SHIRTS SKIRTS
Double seat. Buy S I IRT
now and save 17c. 99 Each Reg. $295
BOYLES BRINGS -9c Eah
BIGGER IBUYSI4
B RShort sleeve. Woven gingham. ANOTHER $1
BOYLES BARGAIN. Sanforized. Sizes 6 to 16. ,Reg. $3.95
MAN'S ,. --- -99
Work Suit Ladies & Childrens Briefs Reg. 9

$3.99 ea. ADIES 2 for 99c
Sizes 5 to 10 -- or All Cottons. Full skirts.
Shirt a n d Pants. $ Pleated skirts. Wide waist
CHIDRENS'Khaki or grey. San- 3 f bands, narrow waist band
Khaki or ey. San- C Some pretty, some pup-
forized. Buy em to-2 to 14 -- pies. Buy 'em now at this
forTzed. Buy em to- hese rayon tricot panties a comfort must low, low price; Our loss,
day and save. for the hot weather. your gain.


ST JOE MO TOR COMPANY


ending just one year before the than -6 months before age 65 and
date of his application, and also are still disabled you should con-'
for 1V2 out of the last three years tact your social security office now
bf this period. if you do meet the earnings re-
If you have been disabled more quirements, Carey concluded.


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THURSDAYY, MAY 0, 1061*


Port St. Joe


Florida










C lB Telephone
LITTLE CLASSIFIED ADS GET RESULT? BAII 7-3161
2c Per Word, Minimum 500


FOR SALE: 22' Alma house trail-
er. $450. Tony Cesaroni, 66 llth
St., Apalachicola, 3tp-4-25
FOR SALE: 3 bedroom house. 220
Gth St Convenient to school and
town. Monthly payments, $48.50.
Immediate occupancy. See 0. M.
Taylor, Phone 7-9866. tfc4-11
FOR SALE: Plot of land on state
road 386. Four miles east of high-
way 98 and the beautiful Gulf
beaches at Beacon Hill. Beacon Hill
is 10 miles North of Port St. Joe
and 26 miles south of Panama City.
The land extends 375 feet along
West side of highway and '200 feet
deep. Approximately 1 3-4 acres.
Has a good growth of pulp wood
on it now.
Will be sold Friday, May 17, 1957
between 3:30 and'5:00 p.m. at 107
Second Street Port St. Joe, Fla.,
to the person making the highest
offer in cash. All offers must be
accepted by the seller in writing.
The seller reserves the right to re-
ject any or all offers. All interest.
ed persons may contact W. J. Her-
ring of Local 379, LBPM, at 523
Ninth Street, Port jt. Joe, Phone
BAll 7-2371.


GOR SALE: Nice three bedroom
house. Also has separate dining
room and den. with fireplace. Sit-
uated in excellent neighborhood.
Ha outdoor fireplace and other
features to make this a very nice
home. Only $3,500.00 down.
FRANK HANNON
Registered Real Estate Broker
Phone 7-3491 211 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe, Fla.
FOR SALE: Lots at White City,
house on Woodward and house
on 10th Street.
E. TOM PRIDGEON
Real Estate & Insurance
BAll 7-7741 411 Reid Ave.
FOR RENT: One and two bedroom
attractively furnished apartments
Cool iii summer, warm in winter.
Window fans, gas heat. They have
to be seen to be appreciated, Wim-
ico Lodge, White City, Phone 9-4083.
tfc-2-21
WILL KEEP children in my.home
for working mothers. $1.00 per
day. Phone 7-2637. 2tp
NOTICE: Change of address. Par-
ker's Jewelry now 401 Monument
Ave., corner Cargill-Stevens Uses
Caa- Lot next to Creech'9 Laundrj.
Lower overhead expense means
savings to you. Same quality ser
vice. 2tc-5-1
FOR RENT: Furnished apartment.
Also house trailer to rent or sell.
Mrs. Paul Fearmer. Phone 7-2565.
FOR RENT: Nice furnished apart-
ment. Suitable for couple only.
Mrs. A. M. Jones, Sr., Ph. 7-7646.
IFOR RENT: Nice 6 room house
.with bath. Hot and cold water.
At Overstreet. See Mrs. Hardy at,
Pos: Office iu Overstreet.
SEPTIC TANKS pumped out. Call
fBuford Griffin, Phone 7-7011 for
quick expert service. tfc-5-2
SPECIAL' SERVICES
:OR FAST, EFFICIENT plumbing
service, call BILL'S PLUMBING.


FOOD


321 Reid Avenue


)hone 7-7846, Outboard motors re-
)aired, also.
ELECTRIC IRONS repaired. Work
guaranteed. Quick dependable
service. Red's Shoe Shop. Reid Ave
KENNEDY'S ELECTRIC and RE-
FRIGERATION SERVICE. L.
ensed electrical contractor. All
kinds electric and refrigeration
service and installation. Phone
.4032. tfc
F YOU ARE INTERESTED in sav-
ing money see us for anything
you need in your home. STOP and
SWAP SHOP.
Keys Made While You Wait
35c EACH
BICYCLE PARTS
WESTERN AUTO
HUNTING & FISHING LICENSES
PANA-CRAFT BOATS
and E-Z TRAILERS
Reel Parts and Repairs
'qRADE US that useless article for
something useful. STOP and
kWAP.
LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE
Meetings at Moose Hall, 310
Fourth St.. meeting night every other
Monday.
SAMARITAN LODGE No. 40, 1. 0.
0. F.-Meets first and third
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. in Masonic
Hall. All members urged to attend;
visiting brethren invited.
C. W. LONG, N. G.
J. C. PRICE, Secty.
THERE WILL BE a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe Lodge
No. 111, F&AM every first and
third Thursday at 8:00 p.m.


BVERETT McFARLAND, W.M.
ROY L. BUROH, Secty.
All Master Masons cordially invited
WILLIS V. ROWAN POST 116,
THE AMERICAN LEGION. Meet-
ing first and third Monday nights
800 p.m., American Legion Home.
R. A. M.-Regular convocation of
St. Joseph Chapter No. 56, R. A.
M., 2nd and 4th Mondays. All visit-
ing brothers welcome. J. H. Geddie,
High Priest. H. R. Maige, Secretary.


FISHING, HUNTING and
DRIVER'S LICENSES
and Marriage License
Applications
MYRTLE CHILDERS
Office in Gulf Hardware

LEGAL AD'tERTISING
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
IN CHANCERY.
JASON DYKES )
PLAINTIFF, )
VS )
MILDRED DOLORES DYKES)
DEFENDANT )
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION_
TO: Mildred Dolores Dykes,
1335 West "D" Street '


SSTORE



Port St. Joe, Fla.


NEW LOW PRICES

A & P INSTANT COFFEE

6 Ounce Jar $1.19

2 Ounce Jar 47c
SUPER-RIGHT WITH BEANS

CHILI CON CARE 16 oz can 19c
SUPER-RIGHT PORK B .


Spare Ribs

SUPER-RIGHT U. S. CHOICE BEEF


39c


Chuck Roast 39c


NEW CROP WHITE



POTATOES

WORTHMORE 5 ASSORTED FLAVORS WITH
SAFETY STICKS


POPS


LB.



3c


BAG


19c

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Hastings. Nebrask a.
You are hereby notified that suit
has been brought against you in
the Circuit Court in and for Gulf
County, Florida, in Chancery, as
above entitled, by a complaint for
divorce and other relief and you ars
required to serve a copy of your
answer or other defenses to said
complaint on plaintiffs attorney
hereinafter shown, and file the ori-
ginal of such answer, or other de-
fenses in the office of the Clerk of
the Circuit Court, Gulf County,
Florida, at Wewahitchka, Florida,
on or before 11 May, A. D., 1957.
That upon failure to do so, said com-
plaint will be-taken as confessed
by you as to the relief therein
sought, as by law in such cases
made and provided.
"This the 10th day .of April A. D.,
1957.
GEORGE Y. CORE
Clerk of Circuit Court
,Gulf County, Fla. (seal)
ERNEST C. WIMBERLY
Attorney for Plaintiff
303 Fourth Street
Port St. Joe, Florida.
April 4, 11, 18, and 25, *
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids in duplicate will be
received at the Gulf County Court-
house, Wewahitchka, Florida until
10:00 o'clock A. M., CST, Moy 28,
1957 for the construction o"-
GULF COUNTY HEALTH
CENTER
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
Proposals shall be accompanied b,
a bid guarantee of five percent
(5%) of the Base Bid 'in the form
of a certified check or a bid bond
issued by an agent authorized to do
business in Florida Performance
and Payment Bonds will be re-
quired in an amount totaL',g one
hundred percent (100%) of the con-
tract price.
Certified checks or bid bonds will
be returned within 15 .days from
date of bid opening, if proposal is
not accepted, or if a contract
agreement is executed and a guar-
antee bond is accepted. It is the
option of the owner to retain tIhe
certified checks or bid bonds of the
four (4) lowest bidders for 30 days
from date of bid opening. No bid
may be withdrawn until 30 days af-
ter date ot bid opening. -
Proposals shall be healed in a
heavy manila envelope and addres-
sed as follows:
Mr. George Y. Core, Clerk
Circuit Court
Gulf County Courthouse
Wewahitchka, Florida
and marked: Proposal Gulf County
Health Center, Port St. Joe. Flor-
ida. All work shall be done in ac-
cordance with the plans and speci-
fications prepared by Thomas H.
Daniels, Architect, 425 North Oak
Ave., Panama City, Florida and tit-
led: Gulf County Health Center,
Port St. Joe, Florida, Project No.
PHS Fla-B-24.
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one (1) Set o contract documents
from the Architect upon deposit of
$25.00 which will be refunded on
receipt of Bona Fide bid and re-
turn of the documents. The suc-
cessful bidders -deposit, if a con-
tract is awarded, will become the
property of the Architect. Material
suppliers and sub-contractors may
obtain documents for $25,00 oer set.
-A refund of $15.00 per set will be
made upon return of Documents
within 10.days after bid date.
Each bidder to be entitled to con-
sideration must be duly lic'ansed
under the laws of the State of Flor-
ida in order to bid- on work involv-
ed, an dto accept award of the
contract if it is offered to him.
The Board of County Commis-
sioners Gulf County Florida re-
serves the right to reject any and
all bids, to waive informalities in
bidding and to award a contract
for any part of the work or the
work as a whole, to their best in-
terest.
Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
BY: J. C. PRICE, Chairman
Attest: GEORGE Y. CORE
CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids in duplicate will be
rceeived at the Gulf County Court-
house, Wewahitchka, Florida until
10:00 o'clock A.M., CST, May 28,
1957 for the construction of:
GULF COUNTY AUXILIARY
HEALTH CENTER
WEWAHITCHKA, FILORIDIDA
Proposals shall be accompanied by
a Bid guarantee of five percent
(5%) of the base Bid in the form
of a certified check or a Bid Bond
issued by an agent authorized to
do business in Florida. Perform-
ance and Payment Bonds will be
required in an amount totaling one
hundred percent (100%) of the con-
tract price.
Certified checks or bid bonds
will be returned within 15 days
from date of Bid opening, if pro-
posal is not accepted, or if a con-
tract agreement is executed and
a guarantee bond is accepted. It
is the option of the Owner to re-
tain the certified checks or bid
bonds of the four (4) lowest 'bid
ders for 30 days from date of bid
opening. No bid may be withdrawn
until 30 days after date of bid op
ening.
Proposals shall be sealed in a
heavy manila envelope and addres-
sed as follows:
Mr. George Y. Core, Clerk
Circuit Court
Gulf County Courthouse
Wewahitchka, Florida
and marked: Proposal Gulf County
Auxiliary Health Center. Wewa-
hitchka, Florida.
All work shall be done in accord-
ance with the plans and spetfmlca-
tions prepared by Thomas H-. Din-
iels, Architect, 425 North Oa' Ave-
nue, Panama City, Florida and
Titled: Gul f County Auxiliary
Health Center, Wewahitchka, Flor-
ida, Project No. PiS Fla.-B-25.
General Contractors may obtain
one (1) set of contract documents
from the Architects upon deposit,
of $25.00 which will be refunded
on receipt of Bona Fide Bid and
return of the documents. The suc-
cessful bidders deposit, if a con-
tract is awarded, will become the


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One of the most delightful travel
experiences it has been my privi-
lege to anjoy was a trip to Havana,
Cuba attending the spring conven-
tion of the Florida Press Associa.
tion.
Four airlines participated in the
job oftransporting our group, some
of whom flew direct from Tampa
via National and a chartered Mack-
ey Airlines plane. The rest of the
party flew from Miami via Cubana
and Pan American Airlines.
In Hanava we were guests of

property of the Architect. Material
suppliers and sub-contractors may
obtain documents for $25.00 per
set. A refund of $15.00 per set will
be made upon return of documents
within 10 days after bid date.
Each bidder to be entitled to
consideration must be duly licens-
ed under the laws of the State of
Florida in order to bid on work in
volved, and to accept award'of the
contract if it is offered to him.
The Board of County Commis-
sioners, Gulf County. Florida, re-
serves the 'right to reject any and
all bids, to waive informalities in
bidding and to award a contract for
any part of the work or the work
as a whole, to their best interest.
,Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
By' J. C. PRICE, Chairman.
,Attest: GEORGE Y. COREl
CIRCUITT OOURT SEAL)


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President Fulgencio' Batista and
the Cuban Tourist Commission.
Louis J. Boeri, who heads the U.
S. Office of the Commission, ar-
ranged the program which included
a reception at the Presidential Pal-
ace where we were greeted by
President Batista and many ofVl.
cials of the Cuban Government and
Tourist Commission.
It had been several years since
I had visited Havana and I was
truly amazed to see the develop-
ment that had taken place, many
new modernistic buildings grace
its imposing skyline, some of them
In the skyscraper class. Many oth-
ers are under construction. A mark-
ed improvement in roads was" evi-
denced. Old Havana with its oar-
row streets and crowded condition
still exist but it was cleaner and
more inviting than on former vis.
Its.
An' outstanding accomplishmsrt
in the administration of Batilt.a is
the establishment and operation of
the Civic Military Institute where
underpriviledged children of both
sexes are cared for and educated
Our Press group was, taken in a
body to visit one of these schools,
(there are five now in operation).
Now thousands of children,
largely orphans, who formerly
walked the streets as beggars with
no hope of education arehoused,
clothed, fed and cared for, given an
excellent education," taught a trade
and prepared to take their place as
worthwhile citizens of the Renub.


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Following a review and parade
of 1,300 boys and girls ranging in
age from'6 to 18, we were given a
personally conducted tour of the
establishment. We inspected boys
and girls dormitories, class rooms
library, museum, workshops where
every conceivable trade is taught,
recreation areas and other facili-
ties that comprise the 300 acre
campus of the institute.
-While the institute is operated as
a military school there was no evib
dence of harshness or severe disci-
pline. The children appeared heal-
thy and happy. Their surroundings
were-of a character to inspire pride
and accomplishment and their In-
structors encourage the develop-
ment of individual personalities.
Any nation could well be proud
of such educational establishments
and Batista deserves great credit
for his efforts to give the youth of
his country such an outstanding
educational opportunity.

CAR DOF THANKS
.We wish to take this means of
offering our heartfelt thanks to
those who showed us so much kind-
ness and offered so much aid dur
ing our time of bereavement over
the death of our son and brother,
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