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-ORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1959 NUMBER 2#
Churches Sponsor Easter
Sunrise Services Sunday
Representative Cecil (LoAiti is
hunting ideas to present up at the
State Legislature beginning nl('t
month. Cecil has no doubt beon
given much advice about what
would be good for the county and
for the state-all costing more mos-
ey. But probably the most advice
he has had is "don't raise taxes",
Yessir, give us all the gravy but
don't you let it cost us anything
Pitiful isn't it, how the taxpayer
has come to be like his children?
Some of us put children on an al-
lowance every week. They don't
have to do anything for it---just be
at home on allowance paying day.
We're a lot like that too. "Give us
,benefits, but don't make us work
Personally, we would like to >ee
some of these "benefits" out onl
and the tax burden lowered-then
maybe we could buy some of these
"benefits" out of our own pocket.
A good place to start with this.
kind ot "revolution" would be in
the big spending city itself-- Wash.
ington, D. C.
We have a little bill that Cecil
could mull over, and it wouldn't
raise the taxes a might.
We would like to see a law pas-
sed requiring all these little foreign
"bugs" to be painted fire engine
red, so you can see the little bug-
gers. We just about backed right
over one the other day. We looked
back and there was nothing there.
Just as we started back we heard
this high pitched horn squawking
like a scared chicken and here
came this little foreign "bug" out.
by our left side. It like to have got
We were up at White City Tues-
day night to the Gulf County Forest'
Ji're D'evention Committee meet-
Sing.. Representative Costin and
Senator Bart Knight were there for
-the forest service people to get in
a fe( licks about their money needs
for the next two years.
How that Bart Knight can talk.
We just don't believe he can give
-the time of day in less than 200
Jimmy McNeili, chairman of this
Committee, put on the feed at
Tuesday night's meeting. And, of
course, being as how Jimmy is a
seafood dealer, he had plenty of
oysters on hand--fixed every way
an oyster is good. He had them
raw, stewed and fried. And they
were good all three ways.
Speaking of oysters, we see where
Sandspurs over in the Panama City
News is complaiffthg (only slight-
ly) of the "freshness" of the oys-
ters nowadays. He says the tasi e
isn't quite up to par. Then he gal-
lently comes back to say that even
though they are "fresh" they are
better than oysters found else-
Jimmy taught us a trick with
"fresh" oysters Tuesday and we
ST. JOE'S BOAT ASI -1icetured above is the completed half of the new boat basin being constructed
in Port St. Joe by St. Jet. J"o" BuoiJ t "( 1',. Half of the basin is now ready for use and the Boat Club is
curl-cntlvy i hL l pros :f raihi2g funds to finish the project. The boat basin is located just off the
Gulf (County Canarl at 7 1 1 end eOf First Street in Highland View. The club now has available a boat
launching ratmp in addition to the berthing facities shown above. The entire basin will eventually be
ringed with bhi:t 'erihi.'-; fc'ilitiia atd future plans are to erect a concessions stand on the property
(to dispense i 'ackle, ii'O i us .of'rreshmelnts (- photo)
St. James' Episcopal
Sunday 'School 34
Church Services 98
Youith S.-vices 13
First Methodist Church
Sunday School 192
Youth Fellowship -_39
Worship Services --.. ...-..1 303
Mexico Beach Methodist
Sunday School 23
Worship Service 33
First Baptist Church
Sunday School 151
Training Union .... 79
Worship Services ....... 214
Sunday School 45
Youth Fellowship 19
Worship Services 82
Long Avenue Baptist Church
Sunday School '194
Training Union 93
Worship Services 283
First Baptist Church
Sunday School 292
Training Union 123
Worship Services 710
Highland View Baptist
Sunday School 98
Training Union 61
Worship Services 236
Highland View Methodist
Sunday School 57
Worship Services 144
Youth Fellowship 29
*' I ."'T CHANCE
City Auditor and Cmerk R. W- 1k ii l-uin this week stated that
City registration of vo. :' is B ping into its last three days with
Ital of 1,009 no- r.' .' to vote in the city.
Clerk I i.ds.'o -.aid ti at tiw,,, was a good turn-out so far
utd that .- ...... ia estimation there are still some 600
-oter:; who 'ieW i rt.i;ictoer in the .lt.
Clerk r'ii'i-.ca' ied 'amttentiion to the fact that Saturday
at noon is tiih .eai.w. fr registering for the City Primary Elec-
tion on Tue.i:'a., Ai-''i 7. All citizens are eligible to register who
are 21 year ot .g>e o older and have lived in the State of Florida.
for a year' inr! the Ciiy of Port St. Joe for at least six months.
i'Presen- 1 V.' cool Lists Fourth
S- 'erim d 0Honor Roll
The. A';" c Meihodid Churc1 h.I
Choir of Port St. Joe is preselltinci The Port St. Joe High School this
"The Glory of Raster" as thl a -weelk released its honor roll for
ter Onntata at 7:30 p.mi. Easter ,_.. fourth six week period of
day. school. Listed below is both the
The program will be, directed by 3 A. honor roll and the A and B
'rommy Pridgeon. Every.oni' is wel- honor roll,
come 1.o attend.
Thrift f. 1 S.J .
The Hospital Auxiliary Thrift
Shop announces that their stock
-is almost depleted of the follow-
ing items, shoes, for men and
children, household goods, such
as cuLps, saucers, vases or any-
thing pertairiing to housekeeping,
and children's clothing.
Freddie Bowdoin, 9A; Rodney
Spaalding, 10A; Coleman Tharpe,
10A; Norman Hall, 10C; Beverly
Baldwin, 12; Sandra Gracewell, 12;
1'atsy Lewis, 12: Patricia Ann Redd
1 amnd Wilma Nell Thursbay, 12.
A and B
7B- Myron Merritt.
7D--June McKenzie, Ellen Scls-
(Continued On Page 4)
Dickens Tells Rotary
About Gas Company
Local attorney Benjamin H. Dick-
ens spoke before the Rotary Club
last Thursday, giving some of the
highlights of a natural gas company
that is seeking a franchise to op-
erate in Port St. Joe. Dickens is
the attorney for the firm.
Dickens dwelled for a good period
of his time on the shares of the
proposed corporation. He said that
there would be 150,000 shares avail-
able for local investors at $1.00
per share after their charter has
been approved by the State. He said
that the stock price had been so
set so as to assure a wide owner-
ship. "This wide -ownership will
make us a stronger organization
and, too, the person that has stock
in the company will naturally be
interested in buying gas from his
company", Dickens said.
Dickens pointed out some of the
advantages of a privately owned
system, the main point being that
the rates of a privately owned sys-
tem would be governed by the Flor-
ida Public Utillities Commission
whereby the municipality could set
any rate on the service that they
'Dickens estimated that the aver-
age home-owner would save up to
one third of his present fuel bill
with natural gas.
His company estimates that the
system will cost around $325,000.00.
Guests of the club Thursday were
Ed Jones of Brown City, Mich., and
Wade Sellers of Pensacola.
Visitors From DeFuniak
Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Blake
Thomason and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold
Daniell last week end were their
mother, Mrs. Thomason and bro-
thers Coy and Landrum from De-
Good Friday Services Planned At
Long Avenue Baptist Church
Use of Cancer Fund
Dollar Is Explained
(Kiwanian Harold Odom present-
ed the program to the Kiwanis
Club Tuesday noon. Odom talked
about the Cancer Society from a
businessman's standpoint. Odom
weighed what was put into the fight
against cancer by what the people
receive in progress 'toward licking
this. dread malady.
Odum said that in 1957 Ameri-
cansspent $31,000,000 in all phases
of the Cancer Society work. "This
seems like a lot of money", said
Odom, "but let's take a look at just
how little it really is". In compari-
son Odom said Americans spent
181 times this amount for cigar-
ettes; 342 times this amount for
beverage alcohol and 42 times this
amount for theatre tickets.
In the state of Florida there was
17.3c per person contributed to the
Cancer operation, or 1 per each
$1,000 income in the state.
"Just where does this money go?"
Odom asked. He called attention to
the great percentages that went in-
to the actual work of combatting
cancer; 28% for research; 27% for
service to cancer patients; 30% to
educating people to the danger sig-
nals of c.,., 8% for administra-
tion and 7% for fund raising.
Odom .said that from a business
standpoint, the dollars put into the
battle against cancer were being
utilized most effectively.
Guests of the club were Key Club-
ber Tony Barbee and Harris Har-
per of St. Andrew.
Gulf County Forest Fire Prevention
Committee Meets At White City Tower
Gulf County's Forest Fire Pre- This is an increase of some $300,-
vention Committee met Tuesday 000.00 over the last budget period.
night at the White City Tower of Bethea noted that a half million
the Florida Forest Service where
dollars had been cut from the last
they enjoyed an oyster supper pro- budget from lack of funds and that
voided by chairman, James T. Mc- budget from lack of funds and that
Neill. the increase was needed to take
ll care of expanded forestry activities
Following the meal the group had .
a business meeting in which reports
Present at the meeting were:
were made on activities by various Present at the meeting were:
E y various C. L. Morgan, Jim E. Dickinson, W.
committees. Especially active was .
the education committee which hadCRoche, and Dave Gaskn of We-
carried out several activities in the Wahitchka; Forrest Weed and
Bart Knight of Blountstown; Ben
schools designed .to teach the pu-
pils on an elementary level the Lovingood and Williard Cross
il on a ele tr le th of Hosford; John Bethea, Tallahas-
value of forests and the dangers of of Hosord; John Bethea, Talahas-
fires. see; Lewis Jamerson, F. Herbert
The Committee had invited Rep- Robertson, Marvin Mills and F. V.
... .. ..... T.. Morris of Panama City: Cecil G.
would like to be the obliging neigh- .t resentative Cecil G. ostin, Jr., and
bor and pass this information on Senator Bart Knight o Blounttown
Sto Mr. Sandf purs. All you have to to attend the meeting and stress i
do Sand (he's a friend of ours, so to these legislators the value of the
we can call him by his first name) "' "'' Forest Service work to the state
is to get you a salt shaker and and especially to Northwest Flor-
,al. that iraw bivalve--then suck da,
away and he eats as good as ever. John Bethea, Chief of the Fire
-------4 ..Control Branch of the Florida For-
est Service of Tallahassee gave a
TWO 'INCUMBENTS talk to the group explaining the
'I" ..S. IN : budget that would be asked for
ARE UNA.PP SE "" othe next biennium on both the
AR 1''".... .... ,county and state level.
Te c.i, Bethea said that the Service was
City Auditor and Clerk R.W. asking $118,512.00 for Gulf County
Henderson reported this week for the next two years. He said that
thAt incumbents for election to this was a reduction of some $40,-
theN City Commission, 1. W. Du- 000.00 from the last biennium. Dur-
ren and 1. C. Nedley will run for ing the last budget period the local
their-posts unopposed. '' .i branch of the Florida Forest Ser-
The qualification deadline came .. vice replaced nearly all their hea-
and went and nobody had come .. ... vy equipment. Since no equipment
in to qualify for either of the : -must be purchased during the corm-
positions. ing period the budget can be re-
The election for the commis- ... duced. Bethea said that the county
sion candidates will be held on '-crew had 13 employees operating
Tuesday, April 7. three fire-fighting tank trucks, three
_-'_:"_'crawler tractors and fire-fighting
SENIOR CLASS IS ae, plows on transport trucks and four
SPONSORING MOVIE .- observation towers.
The Senior Class is ,sponsoring a During the 1957-1958 period there
movie April 9 and 10. The movie is Fort Wae on HBea:h--Chaune' 'asters held Saturday in the Gulf services officer, Fisher, Tom Bras- were 8,416,874 seedlings planted in
"Tonka" and it stars Sal Mineo. Costin (se cod 'from leth f Port Coast city of -Fort Walton Beach. well, vice president of the Nation- Gulf County. During this same per-
The admission is 65c for adults and St. Joe, ice presid- 1c, District Accepting the scroll for the group al Association of Postmasters, iod there were 337,000 acres under
25c for children. The movie will Three, Florida "haptercf the Na-'i R. L. Fisher, district postal in- Dwight Shower, president of the'protection and only 1,384 acres
provide entertainment for the en- tiolnal Association of Pcsinmansters, spector. Others in the picture in- Florida Chapter of the association were burned.
tire family. receives an lion1 ary i-'ly Towlegs clude: (from left) M. M. Wooley, and M. L. Smith, regional person- On a statewide, Bethea said that
Special tickets are now on sale scroll duriin. a cn 1ot and ;Fort Walton Beach postmaster, Cos- nel manager for the Post Office De- $5,969,924.00 was needed from the
Low by the Senior Class. meeting of th,. D.trict TJree Post- ti, Glenn L. Krause, postal field apartment. state to carry on their operations.
ostin, Jr., James T. McNeill, Wes-
ey R. Ramsey, Henry Maige, C. A.
'ite and Alton Hardy of Port St.
lMore tnan 200 representaiat.'e
of NAPA automotive jobbers,
warehousemen and manufactur-
ers have been in Atlanta for three
days last week attending the first
of the 1959 National Business
Conferences to be held by the Na-
tional Automotive Parts Associa-
tion. This association, with 45
Warehouses and more than 2700
associated jobbers in all 50
states is the nation's largest in-
dependent parts organization. The
'::. I: :
purpose of the manuCM FWYPP
purpose of the conference Is the
interchange of ideas and methods
used by different businesses In
Above, at the Conference le
Joe T. Stevens (right) of St. Joe
Auto Parts, the NAPA jobber In
Port St. Joe, He is shown talking
with Jack Mann of Lakeland
(left) and Freeman F. Polk of
Dade City (center).
by WB;$LEY R. RAMSEY
All the churches of Port St.. Joe
and Highland.View will be sponsor
ing two special Easter services t
week, as they do each year at this
time. Thb two services will be held
on Good Friday and Easter Sunday
The Good Friday services will be
held tomorrow from 12 Noon to 2:00
p.m. at the Lont Avenue Baptlt.
This service will h&a m.t*tt1w
on "The Seven Last Wards ot f*
sus", uttered from the cross. B'
eryone iL invited to attend. If you
cannot attend the entire three
hours, you are urged to attend a:
portion of thb service.
A special feature of this program -
will be at 2:00 p.m. when the bl .
mentary School Glee Club, nnd-r
the direction of Mrs. Ruth foy, will
Meditating on the Seven Worde--.i
of Christ will be:
First Word, -Rev. J. C. 040a.
12:05 to 12:30 p.m.
Second Word, Rev. E. 0. Brad4*.
ley, 12:30 to 12:55 p.m.
Third Wqrd, Rev. Harry Punt,
12:55 to 1:20 p.m.
Fourth Word, Rev. Allen Price,
1:20 to 1:45 p.m. -
Fifth Word, Rev. Gardner Under-
hill, 1:45 to 2:10 p.m.
Sixth Word, Speaker not select-
ed, 2:10 to 2:35 p.m.
-,,'aenth Woi;I _-tev. C. ByiO.
Smith, 2:35 to ~l.00 p.n.
EASTER SUNRISE SIRVICK
The annual Easter SMnzrisf. r-
vice will be held on taati~ ao-
ing at 6:30 a.m. at the Port St. 2*
High 'School football field.
In case 'of rain or bad weather,.
it will be conducted from the audi-
torium of the First Baptist Church.
Rev. Harry Punt, pastor of t *
First Presbyterian Church, will do-
liver the sermon. ..
.A brass ensemble from the High.':
School Band will provide mulc, '-
for this service. '.
Everyone is invited to att:en:a..
both of these services.
RED CROSS DRIVE
CLOSE TO GOAL
John Drew, Gulf County Red
Cross Fund Drive Chairman, re-
ported this week that a total jf
$1,051.03 had been collected In
the 1959 drive.
This lacks only $149.00 .a
reaching Gulf's goal.
Drew said that he felt sure that
Gulf County will exceed Its goat
when Wewahitchka and a feo
remaining workers turn In thetr
--Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Lewis of
Port St. Joe announce the engage-
ment and approaching marriage
of their daughter, Frances Melis-
sa, to Rev. John Walton Alford.
Rev. Alford is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. John R. Alford of Grand
Miss Lewis was graduated from
Port 'St. Joe High School and at-
tended Lively Technical School.
iShe is presently employed by the
Florida State University.
Rev. Alford was graduated
from Grand Ridge High School
-and received his B. S. degree
from Florida State University.
TTA i p Atrf-rl lnrtol P in thA
Graduate School at FSU and is
serving as pastor at the Indian
Springs Baptist Church.
The wedding will take place on
May 30 at 5:00 in the First Bap-
tist Church at Port St. Joe. All
friends and relatives of the cou-
ple are invited to attend'the wed-
MELODY REBEKAH LODGE
WILL MEET FRIDAY
'Melody Rebekah Lodge No. 22
will meet Friday night, March 27
at 8:00 p.m. at the Masonic Hall
on Reid Avenue.
All Rebekahs are urged to at-
OPEN DAILY, 2:45 P.M.
r SATURDAY, 12:45 P.M.
TELEPHONE: BAII 7-4191
-i ARE RUNNING
HAYDEN DE CARLO
Zachary SCOTT CHARLES BRONSON* KENT TAYLOR.
A 2 0h CENTUAi.FO X ELEASE
SUNDAY and MONDAY
You'll Hong Fhorom The
'. R. Rf/oent Wfh laughter
;\ L' ':." C lr E -_ ,I roI EN'A
"'". \ PAUL NEWMAN JOANNE WOODWARf
JOAN COLLINS* JACK CARSON
A 20h CEN OX RELEASE ADDED
-;- I ADDED
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY
AN AMERICAN INTERriATIONAL PICTURE.
AN AMERIk AN INTERNATIONAL PiCTURL FILMED IN SUPERAMA
Fil MFnI IN llPFRRmAF
Miss Elizabeth Ann Mosley's en-
gagement to Robert Earl Walters
is announced this week by her mo-
ther Mrs. Zora Mosley of Prichard.
The prospective groom is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Walters of
Port St. Joe.
The bride-elect is a graduate of
Vigor High School and attended
Mississippi Southern College, where
she was affiliated with the Delta
Zeta Sorority. She is now employed
by the Prichard Water Works.
The prospective groom graduated
from Port St. Joe High School and
attended the University of Florida
in Gainesville. He is now employed
by the International Paper Com-
The couple will be married June
12 at the First Methodist Church In
New Baptist Circle Is
Formed In Beaches Area
Circle 7 of the First Baptist
Church was formed in the St. Joe
Beach and Beacon Hill' area last
Wednesday afternoon in the home
of Mrs. George Davis. Mrs. W. Cr.
Pridgeon gave the devotional and
Mrs. E. L. Robertson led in prayer.
A very interesting talk was given
by Mrs. Pridgeon on missionaries,
the circle plan and what it means.
Mrs. C. E. Martin spoke on what
the WMU means to the church and
The following officers were elect-
ed: Chairman, Mrs. Fred Forbis;
co-chairman, Mrs. George Davis;
Secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Fran-
cis T. Kirkland; program chairman,
Ms. Emory Robertson; mission
study chairman, Mrs. Robert Nob-
les; community mission chairman,
Mrs. Roy K. Blackshear; steward-
ship chairman, Mrs. Pope Findley.
The next meeting will be held on
April 15 in the home of Mrs. Em-
pry Robertson. Refreshments were
served and enjoyed by seven mem-
bers and three visitors.
St. JAMES' CHURCH
iRev. G. D. Underhill, Vioare
Maundy Thursday, March 28. at
7:30 p.m. The Holy Eucharist with
an instruction on prayer. NOTE:
this Holy Eucharist will be cele-
brated in memory of our Lord's In-
stitution of the Holy Sacrament of
2-.door Del Ray, Radio and Heater
Montclair Fully Equipped
*au ii N. jua fflu1845,f.
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Revell and
daughter Cathy of Quincy spent the
week end .with Mr. and Mrs. Pel-
ham 'Revell and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Harrison
and daughters of DeFuniak Springs
spent the week end with Mrs. Har-
rison's mother, Mr. and Mrs. Buck
the Altar. Lagon.
Good Friday, March 27. 12:00 Mrs. Sid Jones is visiting in Rob-
Noon through 3:00 p.m. A service
of Meditation and Devotion for
Good Friday. The Seven Words of
Christ from the Cross. NOTE: This
will be a union service sponsored
by the Port St. Joe Ministerial Al-
liance. Seven Clergymen from your
community will meditate on one of
our Lord's last words. This service
will be conducted at the Long Ave-
inue 'Baptist Church.
Eastertide: Easter Day, March
29. 6:30 a.m., Union Sunrise ser-
vice at the High School athletic
stadium. This will be a union ser-
vice sponsored by the Port St. Joe
Ministerial Alliance. 7:30 a.m.,
Celebration of the Holy Eucharist.
9:45 a.m., Because of the afternoon
service the Church School will not
meet. 11:00 a.m., The Festal Choral
Celebration of the Holy Eucharist
and sermon. 4:00 pm. The Chil-
dren's Easter Festival, presentation
of the Mite Boxes. The Flowering
of the Cross an dthe Easter Egg
hunt. 6:30 p.m., The Episcopal
Young Churchmen will not meet.
7:00 p.m., CST. The celebration of
the Holy Eucharist and sermon at
St. John's Church, Wewahitchka.
By MRS. EULA ROGERS
-Mrs. Jerome Mitchell and boys
of Panama City visited Mrs. Mit-
chell's brother and family, on Fri-
day, Mr. and Mrs. James Colvin.
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Whitting-
ton and Jimmy Cox visited in Pana-
ma City Sunday.
Lt. and Mrs. Wally Borden and
son Dale of River Head, N. Y., are
visiting Mrs. Borden's parents, Mr.
binaville, N. C., with her daughter
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve
- ^ -
2-door Custom 300
I III I ~~g~-JC ~ i
Belvedere, 4-door, Hard top
Automatic Transmission, Radio and Heater
ST. JOE MOTOR
tMU.RMOAY, MARCH 0 100
and son of Fort Carson -fringi.
Colo., visited his mother for two
weeks, M. and Mrs. Buck Lagar
and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Patton of Rob-
binsville, N. C., announce the birth
of a son on March 7. His name is
Darrell Allan and he weighed sev-
en pounds and six ounces. Mrs.
Patton will be remembered as he
former Ruth Jones.
two weeks from Fort Benning, GA.
SP-S and Mrs. Thomas Workman
and daughters Charlotte, Rebecca
and Debbie Jean. From here -they
went to visit Mr. Workman's par-
ents in Logan, West Virginia, on
their way to New York, where they
sailed on March 17 for 'Hamburg,
Germany where they will be sta-
tioned for three years with the
atton. Mrs. Buck Lagure has had her Mrs. Fannie Peterson of Sam-
,Sgt. and Mrs. Thomas L. Adkison daughter and family for a visit of (Continued on page 3)
Effective immediately our entire operation will
be closed all day each and every Sunday. We
hope that this will not inconvenience any of
our customers and urge you to get your auto-
motive needs from us before or after Sunday.
We are picking this day to close so that all of
our employees may have a full day off and
also be able to attend church services.
For Emergency Service Just Call ..
FRANK PATE -------BAII 7-5896
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PHONE BAll 9-1291
223 MONUMENT AVE.
Bel-Air, 4-door Sedan, Radio, Heater,
Power Steering and Brakes, One Owner
2-door, V-8, R. and H., Leather Upholstery
1955 FORD FAIRLANE
4-door, R. & H., Automatic Transmission
R. A. Skipper
Is Now Owner and Operator of'
In Highland View
ALL AUTOMOTIVE NEEDS
AUTO and TRUCK REPAIRS
WE ARE OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY
$35.00 Trade Certificate Whe"n you Purca'eUSED CARS
Dress your Family for Easter at ST. JOE MOTOR CO. --We are GIVING a $35.00 TRADE CERTIFICATE, good at any Clothing Store
in Port St. Joe With the Purchase of any Used Car in Our Stock Priced at $995.00 or More -- These are only a Few of the Wide
Selection of Late Model, Clean Used Cars On Our Lot.
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla.
North Florida Solons Oppose
Collins New Revision Plan
TALLAHASSEE Gov. LeRoy Collins this week unveiled people which had been expressed
a new constitutional revision program designed to win approval
of the people. He immediately ran into hot opposition from North
Florida senators on the old stumbling block of reapportionment.
Senate President-designate Dewey Johnson of Quincy said
he didn't like anything about the complex reapportionment for-
mula because it was based in the main on population,
*And Sen. John Rawls of Marian- The Senate plan provides that
na, chairman of the Senate Consti- each county which has a population
tutional Amendments Committee in excess of nine-tenths of one per
which will consider the revision cent of the state's total population
program, said he didn't like the shall be made a senatorial district.
population feature either. On the basis of the 1960 census,
On the basis of 1957 population Grotegut said, there would be 23
estimates, Rawls could losed his dis- one-county Senate districts. Six
triel under the plan. counties now in multiple districts
Under hte reapportionment for- would get senators of their own-
mula, six members could be added Bay, Manatee, Monroe, Sarasota,
to the Senate and eight representa- Okaloosa and Seminole.
tives could be added in the House. Senate Distribution
The present totals are 38 senators The senate would distribute the
and 95 representatives, remainder of the seats among the
Johnson told newsmen he might
attempt to substitute for Collins'
plan the 45-senator, 114-representa-
tive plan contained in the 1957 re-
vision knocked out by the Florida
Hard to Understand
Lgeislators and others in the au-
dience which heard. the first ex-
planation of the program had dif-
ficulty in understanding the reap-
Road Chairman Joe Grotegut, a
member of the special committee
which drew up the formula, said
it was based upon proportion of
population of the county or Senate
district to the state's population
as a whole.
First reapportionment under the
plan would 'be done by the 1961
Legislature on the basis of the
other counties on the basis of "fair-
ness and equity." No district could
contain more thai four counties.
Dade county under the govern-
or's proposal could get two senators
instead one. The plan provides
that any county constituting a dis-
trict -and having more than 12 per
cent of the state's total population
shall have one added senator for
each 12 per cent of population or
major fraction thereof.
Johnson said his major objection
was that the plan gave no consid-
eration to the fact that each of the
67 counties was a political subdivi-
sion. He said a small county which
was part of a four-county Senate
district would have only one-eighth
of the voting strength of Dade
County with two senators.
Grotegut said the program was
designed to meet the wishes of the
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in defeating the 67-senator plan
and in objecting to the 1957 revi-
Backs '57 Plan
Johnso said he didn't see how
the Legislature could improve on
the .1957 formula which provided
for 45 Senate districts to be dis-
tributed on the basis of "popula-
tion and such other pertinent fac-
.tors as may be determined by the
Legislature at the time of appor-
The present formula calls for ap-
portioning the senate into 38 dis-
tricts as nearly equal in population
Rep. Mallory Horne of Leon,
chairman of the House Constitu-
tional Revision Committee, said he
and Rawls would meet soon to de-
cide whether their committees
should begin consideration of the
revision program before the Legis-
lature convenes April 7.
The House formula calls for one
representative for each county hav-
ing a population of not more than
nine-tenths of one per cent of the
state's total population.
There would be two representa-
tives for each county having a pop-
ulation of more than nine6tenths
of one per cent but not more than
3 per cent.
There would be chree represen-
tatives for each county having 3 to
6 per cent of population.
There would be four for each
county having 6 to 12 per cent.
For each county with more than
12 per cent, there would be one
added representative fo reach ad-
ded six per cent or major fraction.
On the basis of the 1957 population
estimate, Dade County would get
Another feature ot the program
provides for a Supreme Court re-
view of a reapportionment bill ve-
toed b ythe governor to determine
whether it met constitutional re-
quirements. If the Supreme Court
decided it was constitutional, it
would sand. Otherwise the Legisla-
ture would have to go back to work.
Kenneth Hurlbut, a student at
the University of Alabama, is spend-
ing the spring holidays with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Hurl-
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Self Employed must
Report Soc Sec
People who work for themselves
in a business, trade or procession
are reminded by John V. Carey,
district manager of the Panama
City social security office, to report
their earnings for social security
purposes with their income 'tax re-
turns. For most business people
this return is due on or before Ap-
ril 15, 1959, and the social security
tax rate for 1958 is 3 3-8 percent of
the first $4200 of net earnings.
Since Federal income tax returns
are used not only for reporting the
amount of income for Income tax
purposes but also for reporting self-
employment income for social se-
curity credits, it is necessary that
a complete and accurate Schedule
C be filed with the income tax form
1040. If net income from a trade
or business was $400 or more, so-
cial security taxes must 'be paid on
these net earnings. This is com-
pulsory even though no income tax
is due. Self-employed persons some-
times overlook their responsibilities
for paying social security taxes be-
cause they have enough exemptions
so that they don't owe any income
Mr. Carey concluded with the re-
minder that maintaining complete
and accurate records is good busi-
ness from many standpoints, and
these records are particularly val-
uable when income tax time rolls
around. In preparing the business
Schedule C, it is important that on-
ly operating profit from the busi-
ness be included in income and
that all allowable expenses be list-
ed. So, a complete and accurate in-
come tax return filed on or before
April 15 will serve a dual purpose
-It will satisfy the Internal Reve-
nue filing requirement and will
guarantee proper earnings credits
to your social security account.
The social security office for this
area is located at 522 Mercer Ave-
nue, Panama City, Florida. The tel-
ephone number is POplar 3-5331.
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REV. J. C. ODUM, Pastor
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MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
BAPTIST TRAINING UNION __ 6:15 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP 7:30 p.m.
PRAYER SERVICE (Wednesday) 7:30 p.m.
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With the presentation by Senator A. S. (Mike) Monroney
of Senate Bill S. 1306 to "reestablish a large measure of uniformity
in the limits of size and weight of parcels mailed between all
post offices in the United States", Congress is confronted with the
opportunity for genuine service to all Americans in every corner
of the nation. Our servants in Washington may now throw out
bodily that abortive legislation of 1952 known officially as "Public"
Law 199 -- and better known to a confused and long-suffering
people as the "public-be-damned law".
In his speech introducing his bill, Senator Monroney noted
that: "Remedy, so long overdue and so urgently needed by the
Post Office Department and mailers is contained in my present
proposal" and expressed the hope that "other members will join
me in curing this sorry situation early in this session."
"Parcel Post", the Senator said, ". is a major factor in the
promotion of our nation's commerce and trade For small busi-
ness, particularly, parcel post is an almost indispensable business
tool." He noted that for 20 years prior to 1952 a single, uniform
regulation governed the size and weight of parcel post packages
that could be shipped to and from every US post office, but that
with the enactment of P. L. 199 in 1952, three differing regulations
replaced orderly operation with a bewilderment that has been
growing ever since.
"Operating confusion and heavy added expense has been
experienced by both the Post Office Department and parcel post
users as a result of P. L. 199," declared Senator Monroneyo"The
Post Office Department suffered a net revenue loss in excess of
$70 million in the first year of operation of P.L. 199, according to
testimony of Department representatives to Congress.
"The Department further informed Congress 'that P.L.
199 has created operational difficulties, losses of postal reve-
nues, and widespread public misunderstanding and dissatisfac-
"The users of parcel post through the intervening years,"
said the Senator, "have paid heavily in increased expense for labor
and materials and in higher postal rates as a result of P.L. 199."
Thus, the indictment would seem not only official, but
sweeping. By way of making it complete, Senator Monroney, in
recalling earlier comments on the subject, admitted he was a
party to P.L. 199 in 1952 and is "not very proud" of it. One
purpose of the law, he said, "was to assist the Railway Express
Agency in overcoming its deficit and loss of business," but cited
figures to show it had not even accomplished this.
18 years. -- --
Rev. Blackwell and family will
move to Port St. Joe in the next ClsiFe Ad
few weeks. CISS Tied A
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FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship Hour 11:00 a.m.
Methodist Youth Fellowship -- 6:15 p.m.
Worship Hour 7:30 p.m.
GOVERNOR LEROY COLLINS, Honorary Chairman of the 1959 Flor-
ida Cancer Crusade, presents a proclamation calling upon the peo-
ple of Florida to support the program of the American Cancer So-
ciety, to 0. A. Jenkins of Jacksonville, 1959 Florida Cancer Crusade
chairman. Governor Collins requested Mr. Jenkins to express his
appreciation to the many thousands of volunteer cancer crusaders
who are supporting the program of cancer control of the American
Cancer Society and in his proclamation, urged Florldlans to learn
the facts about cancer that are vital to personal protection against
death from this disease.
WHEREAS, the President of the
United States, by direction of an
Act of Congress has proclaimed
April as Cancer Control Month, and
WHEREAS, progress is being
made against cancer on every front
-in research and in earlier detec-
tion and better treatment, and
WHEREAS, cancer research cov-
ers the whole spectrum of science,
and it it is to grow requires ever-
increasing funds to finance the ef-
forts of America's 'best scientific
WHEREAS, there is an air of
expectancy throughout the entire
field of cancer control;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, LeRoy
Collins, by virtue of the authority
vested in me as Governor of the
State of Florida, do hereby pro-
claim April, 1959, as
CANCER CONTROL MONTH
in Florida, and urge Floridians to
observe this month through increas-
ed support of the efforts of the
American Cancer Society and by
Learning all the facts about cancer
Seven years of consistent andi mounting failure not only that are vital ot personal protec-
condemn P. L. 194btmiretnrptnnhindm,-fr I tion against death from this dl-
passage of the Monroney Bill.
All Roads Lead Toward A 'Summit'
From Washington, where President Eisenhower is welcom-
ing Prime Minister Macmillan; from Moscow, where Premier
Khruschev holds a generally conciliatory press conference; where
other major capitals, where diplomats are working out details of
a Western reply to the Soviet move against Berlin, all roads now
apparently lead toward negotiation.
In Ottawa, following talks with Canadian Prime Minister
Diefenbaker, Mr. Macmillan expressed confidence that his travels ,
were cementing a unity in which the West can find strength "to
combine firm principals with readiness to negotiate."
Meeting correspondents en masse for only the second'
time since he became Premier, Mr. Khruschev forecast that an
East-West foreign ministers meeting will convene by May 11 and
that Moscow will consider any reasonable proposals from the
To be reasonable from a freeworld point of view, the first
requirement for such proposals must be taht they demand of the
Communist side concessions at least as great as any offered by
the West on Germany.
It is not impossible, however, to formulate a rational posi-
tion. The question then is whether enough flexibility or any
flexibility exists on the Communist side to make negotiation
profitable. Mr. Khrushchev's pretense to two West German Social
Democratic leaders that "no one wants Germany reunified" is
Yet the machinery grinds toward a foreign ministers con-
ference, and after that probably a "summit" meeting of chiefs of
state, then possibly another foreign ministers conference to get
down to cases. Out of it the West can prove at least that it is
willing to negotiate. Then the question will be whether inter-
national communism is ready to negotiate in any real and mean-
ingful sense. -- Christian Science Monitor
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
. Corner Third St. and Baltzell Ave. C. BYRON SMITH, Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:45 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 A.M.
j TRAINING UNION 6:15 P.M.
EVENING WORSHIP 7:830 P.M.
PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday) -- 7:45 P.M. <
"Come and Worship God With Us"
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have
hereunto set my hand and caused
the Great Seal of the State of Flor-
ida to be affixed at Tallahassee, thp
Capital, this 17th day of February,
A. D. 1959.
R. A. Gray
Secretary of State
Rev. J. A. Blackwell has assum-
ed the duties as pastor of the
Church of the Nazarene Mission,
which is located in Highland View.
RFev. Blackwell comes from
Blogntstown where he has pastored
REV. J. A. BLACKWELL
th Church of the Nazarene for the
past six years.
While serving the church in-
Bloantsttpyn, he has also served as
Secretary and Viee-President of the
Ministerial Association of Blontis-
Rev. Blackwell is an ordained
Elder in the Church of the Naza-
rene and has served churches in
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J. EMMET JUDGE in this respect.
This is far from being the case. I can
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The backbone of every Mercury is the
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when the car is in motion. At Mercury,
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-______-- Swetion 4. That this ordinance take o th administered by said Reg- day of March, A.D., 1959. E -. C o
| shall serve as notice of said spec- istration Officer or his duly ap. /s/ J. L. SHAIT, were
CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLA. val or rejection of said franchise al election and th City Clerk is pointed deputy to the effect that Mayor-Commissioner Lu h Ri Menu were
ORDINANCE NO. 176-X ordinance to the qualified electors hereby ordered ida directed to he is a qualified elector and free- (SEAI) Drew
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING of the City of Port St. Joe who are cause a copy of this ordinance, ac- holder of the City of Port St. Joe. Attest: Port St. Joe Elementary School Drew
FOR AN ELECTION BY THE freeholders; now, therefore, companled by a copy of the said Each person taking such oath shall /s/ R. W. HENDERSON Monday, March 30 omoi
QUALIFIED FREEHOLDER ELEC- BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEO- franchise ordinance, to be posted at thereupon be registered by enter- City Clerk 4t-3-19
TORS OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. PLE OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. the front door of the meeting place ing in said registration book the No school. sonvl
JOE, LORIDA. FOR THE APPROV- JOE: of the City Commission for a period name of such person together, with NOTICE TO ALL FREEHOLDER Tuesday, March 31
AL OR REJECTION OF AN OR- Section 1. That the action of the of at least thirty (30) days before address, age, color and other infor- ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF Barbecue balogna, buttered pota-
DINANCE GRANTING. TO ST. JOE City Commission of the City of the date of said eleCtiod, said ot'- mation 'appropriate for the pur- PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA toes, cabbage slaw, banana pudding, Mi
NATIORAL GAS CO., INC., A COR- Port St. Joe in passing and adopt- finances to remain so posted at poses. Notice is hereby given that the white bread and milk. turn
PORATION, ITS LEGAL REPRE- ing an ordinance granting to St. Joe said place until after said election .Section 8. That all ballots pro- City Registration books will be
SENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS AND Natural Gas Co., Inc., its legal rep- shall have been held. A copy of vided by the Registration Officer open at the office of the City Clerk. Wednesday, April 1 her g
ASSIGNS, THE RIGHT AND PRIV- Iresentatives, successors and as- said franchise ordinance shall like- shall be alike, either printed or City Hall, Port St. Joe, Florida for Meat loaf. blackeye peas, lettuce R. D
ILEGE OF, AND FRANCHISE signs, the right and privilege of, wise be made available at the office typewritten in plain type, in a period from 9:00 o'clock A.M., and tomato salad, apple sauce,
FOR, CONSTRUCTING, MA IN- and franchise for, constructing, of the City Clerk for examination straight lines and on plain paper April 15th, 1959 through 12:00 wheat -bread and milk
TAIN'ING AND OPERATING A maintaining and operating a Gas by any qualified voter for a period sufficiently thick that the printing o'clock Noon, April 25, 1959 for the
GAS WORKS AND 'DISTRIBU- Works and distribution system in of at least thirty (30) days prior to or marking thereon cannot be eas- purpose of registering persons who Thursday, April 2
TION SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF the City of Port St. Joe, County of the holding of said election, ily distinguished from the back, and have been residents of this City for Pork and cheese casserole with
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, AND Gulf, State of Florida, be and it Section 5. That the polling place shall contain sufficient information the past six months .and of the rice, turnip greens, stewed prunes,
PRESCRIBING THE METHOD, hereby is authorized, approved and for said election shall be the .City to enable the voter to know upon,,State of Florida for one year, and corn bread and milk.
MANNER, AND CONDUCT OF confirmed; subject, however, to the Hall of Port St. Joe, and that the what he, or she, is voting; may'who are freeholders.
HOLDING SUCH ELECTION. approval of said franchise ordin- following persons are appointed as also contain sufficient instructions The City registration books will Friday, April 3
WHEREAS, the charter of the ance by a majority of the votes cast officers to conduct the said election, to the voter as to how to mark be open between the hours of 9:001 Fresh fish, grits, green butter
City of Port St. Joe provides that by the qualified electors of the namely, Mrs. W. J. Daughtry, and the ballot; and shall be to the fol- A.M. and 12:00 o'clock noon and beans, cabbage slaw, white bread,
the City Commission shall have the City of Port St. Joe who are freehol- Mrs. Durel Brigman and J. A. Ca- lowing effect: from 2:00 P.M. until 5:00 o'clock cabbage lk.
right to grant franchises, as provid- ders, at a municipal election called son, Inspectors of Election and Mrs. City of Port 'St. Joe, Florida I P.M. Monday through Friday and donuts and milk.
ed by the general laws and statutes for such purpose as provided by the Joe Ferrell, Clerk of Election. The Special Municipal Election from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 o'clock p
of the State of Florida, to corpor- charter of the City of Port St. Joe qualified electors present at the "This election is held for the noon on Saturdays for a period
nationss for the establishment or and in accordance with the laws of polls may choose, from among their purpose of determining whether from April 15th, 1959 until 12:00
maintenance of public utilities in the State of Florida so rar as the number, a person or persons to take the qualified electors of the City I o'clock noon, April 25, 1959, at
the City of Port St. Joe, by ordin- same may be applicable, except as the place or places of any such of Port St. Joe who are freehol- which time the registration books '5 SETT I .0' T E FASHIOb
ance first passed and adopted by herein otherwise provided, person or persons so appointed who ders shall approve the ordinance will close. All persons who have PIP
the City Commission, and subse- Section 2. That a special munici- shall fail or refuse to be present passed and adopted by the City registered as freeholder electors in
quently approved by a majority of pal election be; and the same is or serve as such Inspector, Inspce- Commission of said City grant- the City since the City re-registra-
the votes cast by the qualified elec- hereby called and ordered to be held tors or Clerk of Election. ing to St. Joe Natural Gas Co., tion .ordinance became effective on
tors of the City of Port St. Joe who within the City of Port St. Joe, Section 6. That the City Clerk Inc., a Corporation, its legal rep- February 4, 1959, are not required
are freeholders, at a municipal elec- Florida, on Tuesday, the 5th day of shall be the Registration Officer resentatives, successors and as- to re-register.
tion at which such question shall May, 1959, at which election there for this special election and it shall signs, the right and privilege of, /s/ R. W. HEN'DERSON,
have been submitted to said elec- shall be submitted to the qualified be his duty to prepare or cause to and franchise for constructing, City Auditor and Clerk
tors; and electors of said City who are free- be prepared sufficient number of maintaining and operating a LIGHT RIGHT .
WHEREAS, in accordance with holders, the question of the approv- registration mooas, blanks, oaths Gas Works and distribution sys- NOTICE of REGULAR and HANDSOME!
the terms of said charter of the al or rejection of the said franchise for registration, certificates for tem in the City of Port St. Joe. MUNICIPAL ELECTION n a i ghwei
City of Port St. Joe, said City Corn- ordinance, registration, applications for renew- The voter desiring to vote in fa- Notice is hereby given that the Now! Smart! Lightweight styl-
mission has, by an ordinance duly Section 3. That notice of said al certificates, certificates of trans- vor of the proposed ordinance Regular Primary Election for the ing cushioned in comfort .
passed and adopted by said City special election herein called and feor, and other blanks and forms, granting said franchise shall put election of two (2) City Commis- All'the way!
Commission, granted a franchise to ordered by the City Commission to including ballots, necessary and/or a cross mark (X) after the words stoners, one (1) in group three (3)
St. Joe Natural Gas Co., Inc., a be held in the City of Port St. Joe, required to be used for this elec- 'For Franchise'; and the voter and one in group four (4), will be Nunn-Bush
Florida corporation, its legal rep- Florida, shall be published in a tion; and when not otherwise pro- desiring to vote against said or- held at the City Hall Fire Station
resentatives, successors and as- newspaper of general circulation in vided for under the Charter of the dinance shall put a cross mark in the City of Port St. Joe, Florida H 0 ES
signs, for constructing, maintaining said City for at least thirty (30) City of Port St. Joe or in this or- (X) after the words 'Against on Tuesday, April 7, 1959. S H V E S
and operating 'a Gas Works and dis- days prior to said election, such dinance, the governing of the elec- Franchise.' The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock FOR MEN
tribution system in the City of publication to be made at least tion and forms and blanks used AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO A.M. and close at 7:00 o'clock P.M.
Port St. Joe, and now desires to once each week for four (4) con- therein shall conform to the sta- ST. JOE NATURAL GAS CO., Eastern Standard Time.
submit the question of the appro- secutive weeks during said thirty tutes and general laws of the State INC., ITS LEGAL REPRESEN- R. W. HENDERSON, $18.95 to $21.95
of Florida. TATIVES, SUCCESSORS AND City Clerk 2t-3-26
A Section 7 That it shall be the du- ASSIGNS, THE RIGHT AND
ty of said Registration Officer to PRIVILEGE OF, AND FRAN- NOTICE of FICTITIOUS NAME
,AI AT D REPAIRED and RECORED register all persons who are qual- CHISE FOR, CONSTRUCTING, Notice is hereby given that the
ADIAT CLEANED, FLUSHED ified as freeholder electors for said MAINTAINING AND OPERAT- undersigned, desiring to engage in
election, 'and who apply to him, in ING A GAS WORKS AND DIS- undersiness under the fictitious name
a d G NR AT R an appropriate registration book TRIBUTION SYSTEM IN THE business under the fictitious name
STARTERS and GENERATORS 0CitySf PortSt.J oe,?FloridS Wa ,4 in-
REPAIRED and EXCHANGED en this office twenty (20) days LOR A. with theClerkof theCircuitCourt
R before the holding of said election For Franchise of Gulf County, Florida. '
and shall remain open for such Against Franchise H. S. LIInUS 4t-3-26 (
-PAT I R S SH LL E EIfCP registration for at least ten (10) Section 9. That the polls at said H. S. .LUS 4" .
days between the hours of 9:00 election shall be open at 8:00
-PATE S S L S R I *o'clock A.M. and 12:00 o'clock Noon o'clock A.M- and shall close at 7:00 NOTICE : -
1and between the hours of 2:00 o'clock P.M., and it shall be the NOTICE is hereby given to whom ,.
Phone BAII 7-9291 223 Monument Ave. o'clock P.M. and 5:00 o'clock P.M., duty of the Registration'Officer to it may concern, that on March 24,'
I each day. Each person applying to furnish the Clerk of Election ap- 1959, we intend to apply to the
naGlpointed for such election a list of Board of County Commissioners of
names of the registered and qual. Gulf County, Florida, to adopt a
4 trified electors who are freeholders resolution closing, vacating and
ES Eand qualified to vote at this elec- abandoning a certain alleyway in
*Laws of the State (if Florida aid T 7 S, R10W, Gulf County, Florida, Fr a
EASTER : a "@dn4 SM uN oFor that fi
the -Charter and Ordinances of the described as follows:
City of Port St. Joe. The Clerk and All of Alleyway running through TRY CURI
Dress Slacks IBok 4oWico SPubvis a
have closed, proceed to count the Book 1, page 31, Public Records :'
ballots and, when ascertained, the of Gulf County, Florida. $ "
Result of the voting shall be certi- This notice published twice pur- $39.
Forr Men fled by return signed by the Clerk suant to Chapter 22999, Laws of
Dacron and Rayon of Election and a majority of the Florida.s/ VIRGIL A. JORDAN
Dacron and Rayon |L- .. \ Inspectors of Election, and the /s/ VIPOGIL A. JORDAN
Clerk of Election shall transmit and // POLLY T. JO AN
Dacron and Cotton deliver the same to the ity Com- /s/ WALTER T. STAFFORD EASTER S
Dacron and cotton mission at a meeting of said City /s/ HAZEL J. STAFORDF
SThe Most Commision to be held at 12:00 // ERNEST L. ANTLEY
R nThe Most o'clock Noon on the day following /s/ JEANETTE ANTLEY
Rayon such election. /s/ N. L. GRINER
G -Eve Lwhe Section 10. That a meeting of /s/ LEILA J. GRINER
Dacron and Wool ery ere the City Commission be, and the 4t3-26
Dacron and Wool .. 4 I same is hereby, called to be held
A E r at the City Hall at 12:00 o'clock GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY
Wash and Wear i Ever Noon on the day following said -
election and, at said meeting, the Send The STAR To A Friend
City Commission, acting as the
You'll Love to Wear Them! There's never been a shoe any- Board of Canvassers, shall proceed
where that can go everywhere *to canvass the returns presented by
the Clerk of Election and shall de- P LE TDIlA
as well as this .. a slander termine and declare the result of ELECTRICAL M & Bo
little low flqt punp. It's aim- such election; and if a majority of MEN & BOY
Priced From ply, beautifully fashioned f the vote cast by the qualified elec- CONTRACTING"utftters for Dads
Priced.From ply~ beautifully fashioned of tors who are freeholders shall be Outfitters for Dads
6 white leather for the utmost in favor of said franchise, the City -- 410 Reid Ave.
6 t -Commission shall thereupon de-
6 *o 1 in versatility* clare the ordinance' granting the Call BAll 7-5591
9 to 1 franchise to have been approved -
and confirmed. for Free Estimates
FREy 2 9 -Section 11. That this -ordinance
----- ALTERATIONS FREE --- 0 y shall be effective upon the same
being legally passed and adopted WORK GUARANTEED
C O S H N by the City Commission of the City
T I N S ol'Passed first reading this 25th
day of February, AD, 1959.
Passed second reading this 17th RADIO and TV
day of March, A.D., 1959.
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Guests of Drews
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week end guests of Jay
w, son of Mr. and Mrs. John
T. Jay and his guests are soph-
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ss Elaine Musselwhite will re-
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grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
odson in Bainbridge, Ga.
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loggin and timber manufacturing and the State's
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mounds. Each November, swarms of tourists pour
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r. IL I|proposed legislation. in the House
Judge Fitzpatrick Proposes to Introduce and Senate at the same time.
The junior 14th Judicial Circuit
Marriage Counciling Legislation this Year j ,rist was apracticing Panama City
attorney for many years before be-
ing named to the bench about two
Circuit Judge Warren L. Fitzpat- greatly Florida's high divorce rate. years ago.
rick of Port St. Poe said Saturday The jurist said he will request Judge Fitzpatrick said his pro-
Bay County Representatives Bill posed legislation is patterned after
Harris and Dempsey Barron and a Utah law which has served to
tare to pass a statewide "marriage 25th Senatorial District Senator decimate the divorce rate In that
counseling" law designed to reduce Bart Knight to jointly introduce the state.
Under Fitzpatrick's proposed law,
the judges of the state's respective
WE judicial circuits, or combination of
ARE YOUR circuits, would be empowered to
PRESCRIPTION appoint one or more domestic rela-
tions counselors and such assist-
PHARMACY w^ / ,ants as needed.
P The marriage counselors would
Your prescriptions will be
promptly filled here. In our
sparkling clean, modern phar-
macy. Each prescription is
double-checked for accuracy.
In case of any questions, we
call your doctor.
* Drugs Baby Needs
John Robert Smith, Pharmaceutical Chemist Phone 7-5111
offer free counseling services to
any person making a request. In
the event of a divorce complaint
where minor children were involv-
ed, marriage counselors would in-
terview and counsel both parties
in an 'effort to reconcile the differ-
ences and keep the marriage Intact.
iUpon the refusal of either party to
accept the service, circuit judges
would have the power to issue an
order requiring them to appear at
a designated place for an interview
with the marriage counselor.
Judges also could counsel with
3 GENERAL A ELECTRIC
"ULTR A-VISIO TV
M Ir U lNIMMlIi
JUDGE W. L. FITZPATRICK
proposes marriage saver
either party and would have the
power to recommend the aid of a
physician, psychiatrist, psycholo-
gist, .socia Iservice worker, or min-
Reports on interviews by the
marriage counselor after divorce
complaint was filed would be made
to the jurist having jurisdiction
over the case.
And finally, no hearing for a di-
vorce decree would be held until
at least 90 days after the complaint
was filed, unless valid reason was
shown the court.
Marriage counselors would assist
the court in making equitable or-
ders in relation to support and cus-
tody of minor children, and could
be called as witnesses in divorce
It would be the duty of the State
Department of Welfare, upon the
advice and consent of the Circuit
Court, to provide personnel, estab-
lish locations, and pay the salaries
of marriage counselors. Counselors
would be employed under the state
merit system, and the law would
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authorize the welfare department izen in this circuit interested in
to bear the complete expenses of helping our children. Youngsters
marriage counseling offices., are really the ones who suffer in
"I am greatly disturbed over this a divorce matter, and their welfare
state's high divorce rale and it is was uppermost in my minl wheInt
climbing every day," declared the I first sta-rted thinking of marriage
Judge. 'As a result our youth is be- counseling to keep the divorce rate
ing despoiled. Statistics show that down."
a very high percentage of juvenile
delinquents come from broken
homes. Something must be dane,
and marriage counseling is the best
answer I know for keeping mar-
Judge Fitzpatrick said he is ap-
pealing to the ministers of the 14th
Judicial Circuit to support his bill.
Added the jurist, "I'm also seek-
ing the support of civic clubs,
church organizations, and every cit-
The 14th Judicial Circuit is com-
posed of Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Jack-
son, Holmes and Washington coun-
Judge Fitzpatrick said he has
completed the first draft of his
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St. Joe Quartet Heard Daily Over Station
WJOE; Set Concert For Friday, May I
The St. Joe Quartet may be heard invites you to send your request to
every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. over them care of WJOE, Port St. Joe.
Radio Station WJOE. The quartet This quartet was organized about
At Church of God
Revival services are now In pro-
gress at the Highland View Church
Services begin at 8:00 p.m. ev-
eryone cordially invited to attend.
Evangelists Mildred Griffin and
Ella Ross are conducting the ser-
Rev. B. W. Suggs is the pastor.
GROUP TO EXERCISE
The St. Joe Radio Amateur Emer-
gency Corps will hold an emergen-
cy simulated test for Gulf County
Monday night from 8:00 to 9:00
p.m. on 3840 kilocycles.
six months ago and has been ap-
pearing regularly over the local
station each Saturday.
Manager Benton Hamm announ-
ces that the organization is avail-
able to any club, church or organi-
zation for any gospel singing occa-
sion. Anyone desiring their ser-
vices should contact the manager
The St. Joe Quartet will be fea-
tured at a gospel sing on Friday
night, May 1 at 8:00 p.m. at the
Highland View Elementary School.
The sing will be sponsored by the
Highland View Men's Club. Pro-
ceeds will go toward playground
equipment for the school. Also fea-
tured on the program will be the
Marlin family of Port St. Joe. Sand-
wiches and drinks will be on sale.
You are urged by the Men's Club
to make plans now to attend.
ST. JOE QUARTET-From left to right: T,.C. Ernest, first tenor;
Benton Hamm, lead; George Padgett, baritone; Edward Youngblood,
bass and Wanda Ddom, pianist.
Highland View News
(Continued From Page 2)
son, Ala., visited Mr. and Mrs. C.
C. Peterson and family for two
Mrs. Mamie Taylor of Lake
Wales and Mrs. Gene Frayer of St.
Marks mother andrn. rt ldr.t
Save Twice at Boyles
WE NOW GIVE -
Chester Adams, visited her for the
week end. Mrs. Adams has been
ill for several days. All her friends
hope her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. W. E. 'Bowdoin, Mrs. Eula
Knowles of Samson, Ala., and Mrs.
B. C. Jones of Panama City visited
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Nobles Tuesday.
Mrs. B. R Nobles and children
I. C. Nedley
CANDIDATE FOR CITY COMMISSION, Group 3
I appreciate your confidence shown in my be favoring
me with no opposition for the coming primary election
April 7. Even though I am unopposed, I would apprec-
iate your casting your ballot on election day for me.
visited in Panama-dCity ii't Jy
Mrs B. C. Jones and family.
Mrs. G. W. Skipper is spending
the week in Pensacola and Holt
with her son and family, Mr. and
Mrs. C. K. Skipper and Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. Parker..
The meeting order
by the vice-presideont
ened with prayA5 I
was taken fromrO. ke 1:1-5.
program was al6t-'Argentina. S
en were present and seven absent
James Keel dismissed with lto 1
The next meeting will be on 1Til
Junior G. A.'s
The Junior G. A.'s of the High-
land View Baptist Church met Mon-
day at 4:30. The meeting was cal-
led to order by the president, Ma-
rie Rhames. The devotional read-
ing was taken from John 10:1-18.
We had eight members present. Au-
drey Brock dismissed the class
'Norma Sue Peterson, Sec.
Circle No. 2 of the Women's Mis-
sionary Union of the Highland View
Baptist Church met at the home
of Mrs. Lillie Richter Tuesday,
March 24 at 3:00 p.m. Mrs. Rich-
'ter opened the meeting with prayer
followed by a short business meet.-
ing. Mrs. Richter led in the program
about the three verbs, "Come, Tar-
ry and Go". Mrs. Carolyn Roney,
Mrs. Yvonne Rogers and Mrs. Max-
ine Coker had parts on the pro-
gram. Mrs. Claudia Roberts closed
the meeting with prayer. Refresh-
ments were -served afterwards.
Those present were Mrs. Ruth Har-
buck, Mrs. Yvonne Rodgers, Mrs.
Claudia Roberts, Mrs. Maxine Co-
lyn Roney and Mrs. Lillie Richter. ti, Euili3a pOe:. iprlE. ''rriot and
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child. 515 Third St. -, --' s -a7-'fira samaa ill
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom n rniihed FOR RENT: 3 bedroom furnished
downstairs apartment. Close in. and 3 bedroom unfinished hous-
Call 7-5756 or 7-S131. es at St. Joe Beach. Beautiful oak
floors. Small furnished house in
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom furnished Highland View. See J. D. Clark.
apartment. $50.00 per month. In-
quire at 1904 Garrison Ave. or call
7-8642. FOR RENT: Upstairs furnished
I apartment. 1505 Monument Ave.
FOR RENT: Attractive unfurnish- Phone 7-5771. tfc-3-12
FOR RENT: Furnished apartment
for couple only. Mrs. A. M. Jones.
Phone 7-7641. tfc-3-12
FOR RENT: 1 bedroom, living
room, kitchenette and bath. Fur-
nished. Four mi. south of St. Joe
on Highway 30, Phone 7-5065.
FOR RENT, SALE or TRADE: in
Highland View. Two 2 bedroom
houses, modern 'plumbing. Each
wired for stove $40.00 mo. ea. Call
Mrs. L. H. Kelley, BAll 7-5058 r
Mrs. Warren C. Whitfield, BAll 7-
3983 or write W. L. Given, Crystal
Lake, Washington Co., Fla. 2tp
FOR RENT: House and large patch
of land for garden. $40. per mo.
See Roy E. Cox, Jones, Homestead
FOR SALE: House at 1024 Wood-
ward Ave. Six large rooms. Nice
yard. Near Elementary School,
Phone 7-3041. 2tc
FOR SALE: 20 acres of land near
Willis Landing. Call Mrs. J. S.
Shirey, Phonel 7-3746.
FOR SALE: 2 bedroom frame house
at White City. Completely finish.
ea in cypress paneling inside. Has
to be seen to be appreciated. 140'
frontage. Cll 9-1137. tfc-1-29
FOR SALE: Three bedroom house
on Monument Ave See Kenneth
House at White City. Good con- White City Baptist
edition. Pay owner's equity.
3 bedroom home and den. Pay To Dedicate Church
owner'is equity. Dd c C rc
3 houses on Bellamy Circle left
for sale. The Baptist Mission at White
Cape San Blass Shores Subdivi City, which was sponsored by the
sion. Prices will increase $100.00 First Baptist Church, of Port St.
per lot on March 1, 1959. Buy while Joe, will be organized into a
the price is still low.
4 Bedroom home, 1% bath on church Sunday, March 29, at 3:00
150x150 lot. Jones Homestead. Pric- p.m.
ed for quick sale. Rev. C. A. Lundy has been pas-
FOR RENT: Three bedroom home tor of the White City Mission for
PRIDGEON AGENCY about '21 months. The Mission has
411 Reid Ave. Phone 7-7741 made remarkable progress under
FOR SALE: Two bedroom house,
with garage, on McClellan Ave-
nue. Only $450. down and the bal-
ance on FHA loan with payments
of about $55.00 per month, includ-
ing insurance on dwelling.
A very nice two bedroom house
on Garrison. House is about onV
year old and on high, well land-
scaped lot. Only $650 down and.
balance on FHA loan.
FOR RENT: A very nice small two
!bedroom house at White City.
125 ft. well and complete bath. $40
par month. 2tc
Registered Real Estate Brocer
3 bedroom house at Highland
View on paved street. Large living
room, kitchen with very attractive
built-in cabinets, nice bath. Two
porches. House completely done ov-
er inside. New well, new pump.
Electric hot water heater. Priced at
$5,150.00. Terms can be arranged.
St. Joe Beach. Beautiful lots in
this area for your summer home
or year round living. Reasonably
priced for outright purchase, or low
down payments and low monthly
COASTAL 'REALTY COMPANY
WILLIAM J. RISH, Broker
6 RUTH C. SOULE, Salesman
Phone BAll 7-4051
PIANO TUNING and 'REPAIRS:
Factory trained technician. Over
40 years experience, means expert
work. Prices right. Bert Lawrence,
YOUR OWN 'BUSINESS
A health and reducing business in
your own city or community should
return your entire investment with-
in 90 days. $15,000 to $25,000 poten-
tial earnings the first year. We will
equip your salon, train your _r-
sonel and prepare your advertising.
Write for full details to Matilda
Brock, P. 0. Box 3084, Pensacola,
SEWING and alterations. Expert
work, reasonable prices. Phone
WANTED: Bookeeper and general
office worker. Write or call The
Star, Box EE, Phone 7-3161.
FOR SALE: Used Television sets.
Some with new picture tubes. Go-
gin at $49.95 and up. SMITH TV
F YOU ARE INTERESTED in sav-
ing money see us for anything
von need in your hornet. STOP and
NEW CAR OWNERS: Protect that
bright new upholstery with tailor
made seat covers. Many fabrics to
choose from. Butler's Trim Shop,
Corner Second and Reid.
UPHOLSTERY WORK: Does your
furniture lo k old? Bring it to
Butler's Trim Shop, corner Second
and Reid for expert rebuilding.
Sunday School .. 10:00 a.m.
Preaching .-..-....- ... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Wor. .. 7:30 p.m.
Mid Week Service
Wednesday _.._ 7:30 p.m.
-REV. J. A. BLACKWELL
3 blocks East of Highland View
his very able leadership. Growth
has been rapid in all phases of the
work. The Mission now has a mem-
bership of about 130.
The White City Mission was
built by the First Baptist Church
and has been in operation about
four and a half years. It has been
under the supervision of the First
Church but after the organization
Sunday it will be on its own. The
people of this Mission are to be
commended for the fine work they
have done in White City. The
church will 'be named The First
Paptist Church of White City.
Everyone interested is invited to
attend this organization service
I. W. DUREN
GROUP NO. 4
In the April 7 Primary
Your vote and support
will be appreciated.
r.. PRESENTED IN RECITAL
The piano pupils of M
Fifth Grade Interest Frary will be presented in
tal to be held at the Port
The projectL for the Science Fair Elementary School Audito
at the Elementary School seems to Friday night, Maach 27 at
be a center of interest for the fifth a i d
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son, Ellis Stevens, Kenneth Dykes,
'David Porter, Albert Gentry, Leon
Hobbs, Forrest Van Camp, Rich-
,ard Knox and Patsy Patterson.
8D-Johnny Chafin, Bill File.
Mabel Stone and Mazie Stone.
9A-Chesley Fensom, James Gib-
son, C. J. Geddiens, Larry Know,
Sandra Brown, Kay Creech, Ellen
Kennington, Pat Kerrigan, Marina
Punt, Mary Dell Ramsey, Mickey
Thompson, Donna Wray Underhill,'
Brenda Ward and Mercedes Shep-
9B-Dianne Hannon, Alice Land.
Joe Whaley, Larry Davis, Sue Du-
rant and Ruth Vickery.
9C-Ray Rester, Peggy Pyle and
10C-Sonja Deskins, David White
and Tom Watts.
11A-Stephen Whealton, Frances
Spears, Betty Ward, Dianne Lay,
Coral Lee Armstrong and Buddy
12-Tommy Mitchell, Richard Zip-
perer, Victor McAllister, Margaret
Lois Blount, Elizabeth Ann Browne
'Doretta Burkett, Phyllis Lewis,
Peggy Chafin, Judy Fensom and
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Mr. Huie's class has chosen "Air"
as their project. They are prepar-
ing experiments to show the pres-
sure of air on objects.
Miss Sellers' class has chosen
"Insects" as their project. They
plan to make a collection of insects
and do research for booklets. They
also plan to do some art work in
'connection with this study.
Both groups are doing well with
addition, subtraction and multipli-
cation of fractions. The children
find circles and squares, cut into
parts help them to better under-
stand the real meaning of frac-
In studying measurements we
found it interesting to compare a
quart used in Canada with the quart
used in the United States. Bill
Baynton, a fifth grade pupil- was
able to bring to the classroom the
quart jar for comparison. We found
that the quart used in Canada will
hold about one cup more than the
quart used in the United States.
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