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"Port St. Joe-The Outlet Port for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee Valley"
runr TT. JOE, FLORIDA
MONEY TALKS-Let's keep
it where we can speak with it
once in awhile--Trade with
your home town merchants
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1959
For Annual iChurch
A tt end anceCrusade
Port St. Joe's church laymen, un
der the sponsorship of the Port St
Joe Ministerial Alliance began world
this week for the beginning of the
annual Church Attendance Crusade
Chairman of the Campaign this
year is Edward J.. Woods, a memr
ber of the Pentecostal Holiness
Church. Chairman Woods told The
Star this week that his committee
heads are selected and that work-
ers for each committee are being
selected in order to begin work for
the first Sunday of the Crusade,
Sunday, January 3.
The Attendance Crusade, which
is a movement promoting Church
attendance will run through Easter
Sunday, April 17.
The Church Attendance Crusade
is a nation-wide movement now in
its third year of operation in Port
St. Joe. The theme for the Crusade
this year is "Try His Way".
Committee chairman picked to
head up the Crusade are Otis Pyle,
radio chairman; Wesley R. Ramsey,
newspaper chairman; Frank Pate,
visitation chairman and Mrs. Mar-
vin Land, telephone chairman. Each
church in the Ministerial Associa-
tion is irresponsible for erecting two
signs promoting the Crusade.
Chairman Woods said that this
year the Crusade will be pushed to
a maximum. He said the telephone
committee, headed by Mrs. Marvin
Land will telephone each and every
family in :the city each. week urging
their attendance in church the fol-
The Crusade will be plugged
each week over radio station WJOE
and in-th- ooIumns 'of The Star.
Results'of chauieh attendance will.
be published weekly in The Star.-
New Bank Man
J. L.. .Sharit, president of the
Florida Bank at Port St. Joe an-
nounced that he would be host
to a coffee and doughnut period
at the City Restaurant Tuesday,
January 5 between 9:00 and
10:30 a.m. to introduce Walter
Dodson, the Bank's new vice-
president and Cashier to the pub-
Mr. Sharit invites everyone to
come by and meet Mr. Dodson at
this time. and welcome him to
-Port St. Joe.
EDWARD J. WOODS
On Lighting Contest
First prize of $15.00 in the Port
St. Joe Garden Club Christmas de-
coration contest has been awarded
to the George Coopers of 1028 Mc-
Clllan Avenue. The prize winning
entry, 'depicting the "Nativity
Scene" was unanimously voted the
"best all -around" of Port St. Joe
decorated homes by *an impartial
panel of five judges.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Her-
bert Brown of 820 Garrison Avenue
took second prize for their inter-
pretation of 'the "Babe in the Man-
ger" scene and their "Jolly San-
ta" decorated .door. $10.00 was .pre-
sented to the Browns.
hospital .xp- .,.. .;
George Core Gives
Of Record Changes
Clerk of the Circuit Court, George
Y. Core, presented the Kiwanis
Club a program Tuesday at their
regular meeting concerning record
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Rein- keeping changes .being made by his
deer" captured *the third place office.
award of $5.00 for the Harold C '
Odoms of 702 Monument Avenue. Core said that the recmo&. books
Honorable mention for outstand- of the County are being condensed
ing decorations and lighting were to smaller books to conserve space.
cited by the judges for the follow- The new record books will be half.
ing residents: Mr. and Mrs. Edwin the size 'of the old books, cost less
'Johnson, Mr. and .Mrs. Charles and 'hold more pages of documents
Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Hamp- than the old bulky books. Core said
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hendrix, the filing index for the county re-
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Parker, Mr. cords is being revamped to make
'and Mrs. Byron Smith, .Mr. and instruments easy to find with a sim-
Mrs. Earl Creel, Mr. and Mrs. ple filing system being adopted to
16-Year-Old Boy Silas Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Frank eliminate the search for the pro-
r-oy Hannon, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mad- per index. All records will now .be
dox, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Mallet, recorded in the same book instead
Caught In Phone Mr. and Mrs. Carl Armstrong, Mr. of being placed in classified books.
IM and Mrs. Ben Dickens, Mr. and Mrs. The new books will be 9% by 17
Ca fing MySter H. M Hammock, Mr and Mrs. P. S. inches and weigh.10 pounds full as
Fensom, Mr. and Mrs. George An- compared to 13% ,by 18% inches
chors, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Joines, and 20 pounds in weight for the,
SFor the past three weeks, ;Port Mr. and Mrs. George McLawhon, old recordPbooks.
St. Joe .housewives have been Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hendrix, Mr.d t
alarmed and annoyed .by anony- and Mrs. Tommy Hutchins, Mr. Core said that the County busi-
mous phone calls .by a male using and Mrs. Lamar Miller, Mr. and ness has grown rapidly in the ilaat
obscene and abusive language. Dur- Mrs. William Chafini. Mr. and Mrs. 10 years, and this growth in busi-
ing the same period of time, wo- B. H. Munn, Mr. and Mrs. Ferrell ness and a shortage of room has
,men ,have been missing underwear Allen, Jr, Mr. and Mrs. Walter prompted rthe chang in record
off their clothes lines. Buren and Mrs. Jim Bobbitt. filing and pre.ervation. Core said
and Mrs. Jm Bobbitt. that from 1425 to 1949 the county'
.Lst Tuesday afternoon this .per- The panel of five judges which had filled up 1.deed books. .Since
son. was .trapped by a recording. included two 'prominent young men 1949 there have been 17% deed
qctlve in civic affairs wishes to .
A housewife had encouraged ththen te city and- merchants bookfilled.Heaid t" count
caller to talk for betterr than five for a very attractively decorated was also doing a big business As
minutes while she recorded his
Voice on a recording machine.
Gulf County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Jimmy' Barfiield took" the
recording and questioned several
youths in the city and finally com-
'pared the voice on the recording
to that .of a 16-year-old boy who ad-
mitted the acts.
According to Sheriff Byrd Parker
the boy has been turned over to a
psychiatrist in Pensacola for ex-
amination and study before any
disposition is made of the case.
Sheriff Parker said Tuesday at
noon that the 'boy is still under the
care of the psychiatrist.
to TO. CHURCH SUNDAY
Mrs. Tom Moon, president of the
Garden Club, ext-nds her' thank
to all who partlipat-d in this con-.
test anid lilp.d to make 'P., t St.'
Joe more attractive at Christmas
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Robert Nedley Named
Robert E. Nedley of Port St. Joe
is the new president of the Lamb-
da Chi Alpha Fraternity chapter
at Florida State University, suc-
ceeding Ronnie Clark.
Nedley, a junior and an account-
ing major at FSU, has served as
vice president the ,past year. He
and other officers were elected re-
cently to serve in 1960.
witness the filled, mortgage books.
From 1925. to'-1949, the 'county had,
u-ed l Ti mortgage books Since 1949
20 'books have4 beenseilled 'record-
Kiwanian Marion. Parker asked
the Club to consider the project of
purchasing furniture for the STAC
House for the new Club year begin-
ning with the next meeting on Jan-
Guests of the club were Sonny
Eells, of the Key Club; Joe Par-
rott of Port St. Joe and Bob du-
Belle of Wilmington, Delaware.
Visit In Alabama
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hallmark
visited relatives in Birmingham,
Alabama during the holidays.
end --he Star To A Friend
Send ''he Star To A Friend
R, H. Ellzey Named To Tri-River Board
From the Dothan Eagle First given temporary structure
A tri-river development group last September in a Columbia, Ala.,
was born in Dothan recently to pro- meeting of area backers. the devel-
mote industrial expansion of the opment group then named Mayor
Chattahoochee-Apalachicola- F 1 i n t E. E. Wakefield of that city as
Rivers area. temporary chairman.
Eleven men representing Ala- Appoints Taylor
'bama, Georgia and Florida brought Mayor Wakefield could not at-
the as yet un-named group into be- tend the December meeting because
ing, 'electing Eustace Bishop of Do- of illness, however, and had ap-
than as president. pointed Glenn Taylor to serve for
Other officers chosen were Ray- him until Bishop was elected. Tay-
mond H. Morris of Ft. Gaines, Ga., lor is executive vice president of
first vice president; R. H. Ellzey the Dothan Chamber of Commerce.
of Port St. Joe, second vice presi- Studies of all three river areas
dent and R. H. McSwean of Abbh- will be compiled by the group for
ville, secretary-treasurer. presentation of an impartial .port-
folio which would be placed at. the
disosal .of any firm seeking to lo-
cate in this area, according to the
Bishop -said the success -of the
group "depends on our faith in our.
ability to work together' for a com-
He added that a full-time profes-
sional director for the association
would be needed for the giganticm
Such an executive would have to
be one "without bias but with lots
of information at his command,"
The area development group
would 'not compete with individual
city or town chambers of' corn
merce or development groups. butn
would try to 'help them all by ad-
vertising the resources of the ntri-
river area to potential industries
seeking locations in the area.
Bishop is to appoint a by-lawss
committee and incorporation com-
mittee which will report to the
group at its next meeting January
25 in the Blakely, Ga., Country
-The new organization would not
supersede the present Three Rivers
Development Association, Taylor
told the group, but would extend
the work of that group by promot-
ing the 'developments which it has
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Joines visit-
ed in Hartsford, Ala., last week.
Eliey Says TB
Drive Returns Slim
R. H. Ellzey, chairnian of the
Gulf County TB and Health Assoc-
iation Seal Sale 'drive reported this.
week that $700.00 has been receiv-
ed from this drive. Ellzey said that
,this is above the amount collected
last year, 'but he was quick to -point
out 'that last year was one of the
poorest collection years -for this
drive on record.
ElIzey said that the TB and
Health Association will accept the
money for the Seals to be applied
toward the fight against Tuberculo-
sis and care of TB patients.
Local Stores Will
Be Closed Friday
Port St. Joe merchants will
be closed all day New Year day,
according to a survey made by
The Star before going to press
Most stores will remain open
all day, Wednesday, December 29.
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DonationtS tt n F ur sh gs
The City of Port St. Joe will open bids nsxt Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in preparation to
awarding a contractor the construction of the ha If million dollar addition to the Port St. Joe Mu-
nicipal Hospital. Bids were called for by the City on November 26 after almost two years of plan-
S ing and trying for Government matching funds.
According to Mayor J. L. Sharit -
the City has already received a
number of bids on the project with
several more expected before the .'-'
opening deadline. '
The construction bids will in- .
elude the project of more than .e -
doubling the floor sjace of the .' '"'-
present hospital plant with new
operating facilities, delivery room -
facilities and several new patient ....
rooms. ya e .".
OLD SECTION TO BE .
The existing hospital building .
will be renovated to conform with .-
the new modern lines of the plan- '4,
ned addition. The remodeling will ,
include removing the present roof ,-
and replacing it with a flat roof.
The entire structure will be cen-
trally heated and air-conditioned.
DONATIONS RECEIVED ...............
Mayor Sharit said the City has ....
received two donations of money ".
toward furnishings for the new ex-4
pension and several rooms of fur- ',
nature have been pledged by pri- .
vate individuals and'companies in MR",.
Port St. Joe. .... ',
Donations received to date are:
Allied Chemical Company, $2,500. SEA SCOUTS DONATE CLOTHING-The local Sea Scout Ship is
Mrs. Alfred I. duPont, $10,000. shown above presenting two boxes of ,cl.,[rg- the' l' l..... to their
Michigan Ohemical Corpora.lon. sponsors, the Kiwanis Club for' i- Lribution to needy families; Pic-
equipping one room. tured above, left to right, is, -rni.- Buzzett, Commander Harold
George G. Tapper, equlping one Odum, Ronald Childers, Kiwanis 'P i -ilut. Dr. oO-,Hendrix Jim.
room. .my Johnson and Joe Whaley.
::City Commissioners, quirping
0. G. Costin, Sr., and C. G. C'.. 4t.
Jr., jointly equipping one room.
Doctors W. F. Wager, Joe Hen- '
drix, Wayne Hendrix and R. E.
King, jointly equipping one room.
.The Mayor 'says that the Com-
mission hopes that other contribu-
tions will come in from merchants,
business men and labor unions.
Construction on the hospital ad-
dition Is expected to begin within
a matter of weeks after the letting
of the contract.
Musselwhite On Big
Bend Team Third Time
David Musselwhite. of Port St.
Joe was recently named by the Tal-
lahassee Democrat as its pick for
a position of first string end on its
annual choice for a "Big Bend Foot-
According to the Democrat, Mus-
selwhite has been on the Big Bend
teams for three years.
Musselwhite has been a .tand-out
end on ithe Port St. Joe Shark
teams for these three years.
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Scouts Bring Xmas
To Poor Children
The Scouts of Port St. Joe took
It upon themselves to do their 'part
to bring a Merry Christmas to the
less fortunate of the area last week.
The Sea Scout Ship collected up a
batch of usable clothing to present
to those in need and were also aid-
ed by their sponsors, the Kiwanis
Club who presented food packages
to go along with the Sea Scout
contribution. The entire collection
was turned over to the Moose Club
for distribution along with a host
of foodstuffs, 'toys, and other items
collected by the Moose Club. Ev-
ery family in need in Gulf County
received a basket of the necessary
items to make Christmas a merry
In 'addition to the above activity
Boy Scout Troop 47 -had a Christ-
mas. party last Tuesday night at
the Scout Hut for boys of under-
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ramsey, Mary privileged families, with a visit
Dell and Paul Edwin Ramsey at- from Santa Claus as the climax of
tended the wedding of .their son and the evening. The Scouts entertain-
brother, Donald to Miss Elizabet'h ed 19 boys with refreshments, toys,
Heuser in Washington, D. C. on fruit, candy and the works for an
December 19. While there they viz- enjoyable Christmas party.
ited their daughter, Ruth Lynn, Toys distributed by the Scouts
who is a nurse at the National In- were donated. by the Rotary Club
stitute of Health at Bethesda, Md. and the Lions Club.
PLENTY OF PRESENTS were available for each boy who were guests'
of Troop 47 at their annual Christmas party last Tuesday night at
the Scout Hut. Each boy was presented with sveeral presents,
refreshments, candy and fruit. The presents were donated to the
Scouts by the Rotary Club and the Lions Club. There were 19
underprivileged boys present at the party.
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WHAT'S THIS SANTA? A via'l boy asks when he is presented a
gft by Santa Claus'ahei the annual Christmas party heldafor under-
privileged children given each year by Troop 47 of the Boy Scouts.
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W H T T IS SA T A A 't' .... u. ,..lig. w he:' l..', is.. re".. t. ed a
y'.ana.Cla s 'atthe.anual hrista s p rtyhel' fo un er
privleg d 'i- "eiig"'n ech ear"y T oop47-f th Bo Scuts
e--w- a-; v^-
By HAZEL CREAMER
r.-V.' Wiliiam3 of Columbus, Ga.,
. spent Christmas with his mother,
SMrs. H. 3. Williams and family.
Rev. and Mrs. Douglas N-ewsome
and son, Tony of Silas, Ala., are
.o FOR THE
^. H .- i
in your personal world,
enduring peace throughout
the world... this we
hope for the New Year
Mr. and Mrs. MARTY BEGLEY
Mr. and Mrs. BOB SIDWELL
;visiting with friends in Highland
View and Port St. Joe during the
holidays. Rev. Newsome is a for-
mer pastor of the Highland View
Sgt. and Mrs. Alton Watson and
children of glin Air Force Base
spent a few days with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ike Watson.
Gene Cox visited with friends in
De Funiak Springs this week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Miles and
I daughter, Carl Jean spent the,
Christmas holidays with their
daughter, Mrs. James Grissett and
family in Jacksonville, N. C.
Miss Hazel Creamer -spent sev-
eral days in Jacksonville, N. C.,
with Mr. and Mrs. James Grissett
John Pollard visited with friends
and relatives in Clarkesville dur-
ing the holidays.
Friends of Leslie Gay will regret
to learn of his illness and wish him
a speedy recovery.
S-P4 Grover L. Holland of Fort
Belvoir, Va., is spending *the holi-
days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. B. Holland.
Miss Betty Jo McCormick of
Jacksonville is spending the holi-
days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
P. T. M.cCormick.
Miss Faye Webb of Westville is
spending the holidays with Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Cox, Mary
and Gene Cox accompanied Jimmy
Cox to the Naval Aviation Training
Command Base at Memphis, Tenn.
Jimmy had spent the holidays with
Miss Priscilla Had-ger of De Fun-
iak Springs is visiting wth Mrs.
Clinton Cox and family.
Mrs. Ethel Williams .and family
of Panama City spent Christmas
with her daughter, Mrs. James Kel-
ly and family.
Mrs. Mae Creamer and daughter
Betty spent Christmas day with
their father and grandfather, A.
J. Payne of Wewahitchk'a.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie 'Hill of Bear
Creek visited with Mr. and Mrs.
James Kelly this week.
Noah Rushing and Olan Register
visited in Tallahassee during the
Mrs. W. C. Miles honored the
ladies of the Oak Grove Assembly
of God Bible Class with a Christ-
mas party at the home of Mrs. Faye
Gardner. Games were played after
which gifts were exchanged. Those
.attendihg were Miss Laverne Glass.
We don't need magic -
to make our New Year's
wishes for you any bigger or brighter than they
already are. May you have the best year ever!
RED'S TRIM SHOP
irr, g out a :,:,iu ,1 },~.y ,'iid cheer,
Our best wishes for a glad New Year
With happiness and friendships true
Brightening every day for youl
A. N. RAILROAD CO.
:_ .. ...... THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Florida TH.U..LJiAYA ~KE QEM.BER 31, 1959
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weighed. The oeokes word barely a tts; the printed word thoroughly coavisees.
The spoken word Is lost; the printed wod. malns.
City Needs New Tax Sources
Two weeks ago The Star carried headlines concerning two
Social Security Tax Rate To Be White Uty WMS proposals the Mayor -- J. L. Sharit -- had made to the Port
ISt. Joe City Commission concerning the City's future need for
Increased Half Percent On January 1 Entertains At Party money and a suggested way to get this money and the need for
paving on Port St. Joe's streets- and of a way to finance such pay-
The social security tax rate will -become a family insurance program, The WMS of White City Baptist ing.
be increased on January 1, 1960, ac- protecting not only the employee 'Church honored the Golden Agers As for additional financing, the Mayor suggested an income
cording to John V. Carey, district but the -self-employed as well. Pro- ot the community with a Christmas tax of everybody working in Port St. Joe. This is-a good sugges-
manager of the Panama City social ,tection is now afforded to the ucarty Monday, Deilcember 21 ch tion. As a matter of fact a recent article in Fortune magazine
security office. The new rate will breadwinner and his family in old educational building of the church. tion. As a matter of fact a recent article in Fortune magazine
be 3% aech paid by employees and age, in severe disability and to his Twenty-eight guests enjoyed a pointed out the inadequacy of local tax programs. One of the
employers. The present rate of family at his death. fellowship hour of games and con- taxes that the article in Fortune recommended was a personal in-
3%% paid by the self-employed will The social security tax rate be- versation. The highlight was the come tax (on a state level) pointing out that only half of the
become 4%% after the 1959 tax gan in 1937 as 1% for employees fashion .parade of hats made by the states have this tax in force. We suppose there is nothing to
year. and 1% for employers, Carey con- couples from paper plates, etc.. and
Since the law was passed in 1935 tinued. This low rate was adequate modeled by the ladies. Mrs. Car- prevent this type tax from being used on a local -basis.
the social security programn has Under the restricted retirement ter Ward received a prize for the But, the tax revenue- source that has .hardly been tapped at
grown phenomenally, both in coy- test in the original' law and was most beautiful hat made by Mr. all in Port St. Joe and Gulf County is the personal and real pro-
erage, beneficiary rights, and the sufficient to maintain a self-sup- Ward. perty tax.
amount of the benefit payments, porting program. Through the years Each guest was -presented a gift it is our opinion that if real and personal property were
Carey emphasizde. Starting as a the Congress has maintained the as a momento of the occasion. re-evaluated at the state-suggested 60 percent of value the City
retirement program for the protec- self-supporting principle of social Cake and coffee were served to and the County would have adequate tax income to operate from.
tion of the aged worker only, it has security by periodically increasing the following: Mr. and Mrs. Gain- And, the beautiful part of the whole program would be that those
social security tax rates to take ey, Mrs. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Jim
care of higher .benefit ,payments, Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Carter Ward, few now paying this type tax would have his tax burden eased
Evelyn Shealy, Mrs. Anderson Da- extended coverage and other pro- Mr. Gay, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cau- somewhat by the spreading of the tax burden over a greater
vis, Mrs. Nadine Anderson, Mrs. gram improvements. sey, Mrs. Upshaw, Mr. and Mrs. number of tax payers. We heartily recommend a full re-evalua-
Mrs.ke Glass. Mrs. Stella Cannon, More thanthirteen million peo- G. S. Croxton, Mrs. Attaway, Mr. tion of real and personal property in Gulf County and Port St.
Mrs. Irene Gay, .Mrs Bishop. Rev. ple are now drawing benefits in ex- and MrsW. H hirah, Mr. Deliand MrHatch-s. Joe before an income tax is levied as a source of tax income.
and Mrs. Charles Harthern. Mrs. cess of eight hundred million dol- er, Mr. and Mrs. Daniels, Mr. and Gulf County citizens pay probably the lowest amount of
J. E. Shirey, Mrs. Lena M. Butts, lars monthly, Carey concluded. Ad- Mrs Tom Moon, Mrs. Wright, Mr. taxes of any county around and the same goes for the citizens of
Mrs. Christine Lightfoot, Mrs. Faye ditional millions of people will be- and rs. Morris, Mrs. Maggie Hoton, Port St. Joe. Of course the City and County are lucky to have
Gardner and Mrs. W. C. Miles. Mrs. come entitled to retirement, dis- Assisting the guests were: Mrs. a big plant like the St. Joe Paper Company around to get a big
Miles served delicious cake, ambro- abii ty and survivor benefits, has- Eva Weston, Mrs. James Horton, tax from. And being big, they should pay their just share. But
sia, coffee and hot chocolate. She ed on correct reports of their earn- Mrs. Homer Echols, Mrs. Bill it isn't up to the St. Joe Paper Company and the other few idi-
was assisted in serving by Hazel ings through 'their working years. Beauc-hamp, Mrs. Alford Newsomet t to the Joe aper C pay and the other few
Creamer, Carol Jean Miles and Payment of social secuit taxes will Mrs. Tee Hicks, Mrs. Drexel Lun- viduals paying taxes to support our governmental operations.
Mrs. Gardner. Everyone reported assure these -people that money dy and Rev. and Mrs. C. A. Lundy. We agree wholeheartedly .with Mayor. Sharit. .The people'
a nice time. The party was dis- will be available in the Social Se- -- must begin to bear part of the tax load. It is their duty-if they
missed with prayer by Rev. Charges nefurit rust Fund to pay t. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY expect to receive the tax-supported benefits. Continuation of the
present system of representation without taxation just isn't fair
"-'- -to anyone.
The Mayor also suggested that the streets be paved with
property owners on each side of the street paying.one third of the
i M cost and the City bearing a third of the cost. This is done in many
l w cities now. It isn't prohibitive to the property owner especially
when the payments are spread out over a period of 10 years. It
is more than evident that the streets of Port St. Joe have never
Live On Mexico Beach New Homes to meet your needs needed paving more. If the City can get a good price on a good
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ments for the paving even at the direct expense of property
otrners. A progressive city such as Port St. Joe needs better
0 streets than we now have.
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Church Attendance A Job for Everyone
Beginning Sunday the Port St. Joe Ministerial Alliance
will begin sponsoring the Church Attendance Crusade which will
continue until Easter Sunday.
This isn't just another campaign by the Ministers. This
is a concerted effort by LAYMEN concerned enough with the
need for people to attend church, to do something about it them-
selves. As one preacher put it, "Everyone expects a preacher to
encourage a person to come to church but when a layman
urges church attendance, it packs more punch".
The whole community should be proud of the laymen in
our community who will give of their time to try and compel
people to attend church each and every Sunday. By the same
token it shouldn't be up to the Church Attendance Committee
to do all the work of urging people to come to church between
row and Easter. It should be the duty and privilege of every
church going Christian to back this campaign with active solici-
tation and visitation on the part of everyone. And while we are
about it, we will go a step further and point out that this church
attendance campaign activity on the part of the Christian workers
shouldn't end on Easter Sunday.
Urging church attendance is like anything else worth doing.
If it is going to be done right, it will of necessity be a full-time
job and not just for three months.
Surely you will do your part in this undertaking and make
it a point yourself, to be in church each and every Sunday. If
you just take care of you, everything will go just fine.
Vet Officer To Visit
City Next Week
fVteterjins of Gulf County who
need assistance in obtaining bene-
its under the GI Bill, may receive
guidance from Jim Weant, Assist-
ant State Service Officer.
Weant will visit this area next
week for the purpose of helping
veterans or their dependantss in fil-
ing claims for compensation .bene-
fits or solving their insurance prob-
lems. This free service includes as-
sistance to employers of veterans
under the GI Bill, Vocational Train-
ing, Subsistence or other ,problems.
During his visit in this area
Weant -may be contacted at the
Port St. Joe City Hall from 8:00
ito 9:00 a.m. on January 8.
DIAL BAll 7-4331
It's time for us to
wish you a very happy New Year
In 1960 your IGA Foodliner will set the pace not
only today, but EVERY DAY the year sround. IGA'
friendly service and everyday low prices are winning
new friends daily, and bringing continued food savings
to all their old friends. So watch your IGA Foodliner
set the pace in savings during 1960. Shop at your IGA.
We Reserve Limit Rights Prices Good Dec. 30, 31 January 2
Plenty of Free Parking
IGA TABLERITE SLICED
DANDY BRAND -- IN BAG
A LUCKY and HAPPY NEW YEAR SPECIAL!
TEETH OUT TONGUE IN SMOKED HOG
ARMOUR STAR READY TO EAT
WASTELESS BONELESS CANNED 3 LBS.
IGA TABLERITE HEAVY WESTERN BEEF
SUPERFINE -- WITH $5.00 ORDER OR MORE
*^^^^'u^H^^^oRwB B^B*^ ^H AB^m ^^
* FRESH PRODUCE *
FRESH HOME GROWN
FRESH GREEN LEAF
U. S. NO. 1 WHITE -- WITH $5.00 ORDER
* FROZEN FOODS
TOWN SQUARE -- FAMILY SIZE FRUIT
G IGE S
GA. GRADE 'A' EXTRA LARGE
10 Lbs. 29
TABLE RITE WITH $5.00 ORDER OR MORE!
' : ,i
No. 10 Jug
Wit ess Minister Lunch Room Menu
To Attend Meeting Port St. Joe Elementary Schoo
Monday, January 4
We celebrate the arrival of a
New Year with greetings and best wishes
for our many friends. Our thanks to you
for your patronage, and may the
months ahead bring you a great deal of happiness.
GEORGE G. TAPPER CO., Inc.
Lynn W. Suttle, minister "or Je-
hovah's Witnesses of Port St. Joe,
has been invited as a delegate min-
inter to attend the first 'three-day
ministerial convention of the new
year scheduled to be held at the
Leon High. School Auditorium in
Tallahassee, January 29-31. Mr.
Suttle is preparing to join upwards
of 600 other ministers and mission-
aries from, several states assem-
bled -by the Watchtower Society to.
develop the theme, "Do The Divine
"This is strictly an educational
program", said Mr. Suttle, "design-
ed to instruct and encourage dedi-
cated Christians to fulfill Jesus'
command to 'go ye, therefore and
make disciples of all the nations
teaching them .' and bear-
ing 'witness' to the 'good news' of
God's Kingdom -as the means of
bringing peace to earth."
Mr. Suttle reports that he
Watchtower Bible an dTract So-
ciety stands unchallenged as the
world's largest non-sectarian minis-
terial association having made
startling strides in its missionary
accomplishments during the past
few years. Watchtower missionar-
ies serve in 175 countries and 'have
85 branch offices established for
teaching and training ministers in
New York's Sunday News, Au-
gust 3, 1958 told of 99,000 Witness-
es of Jehovah preaching God's
Kingdom blessings behind the iron
curtain and in spite of great per-
secution 'the number 'doing the Di-
vine Will' continues to increase.
During the summer of 1958 over
253,922 ministers and missionaries
serving Jehovah in these many
lands 'gathered for a sensational
eight-day assembly in New York
City where they witnessed the wa-
ter 'baptism of 7,136 new Witnesses
of Jehovah "to live henceforth ac-
cording to the Divine Will".-N. Y.
Journal-American, July 30, 1958.
The New York Mirror, August 1,
1958 broadcast in bold headlines:.
"Witnesses Growing. 70,000 Each
Mr. Suttle states that he is hap-
py to be associated with an organi-
zation sue has Jehovah's Witnesses
which "aims for spiritual beauty"
in doing God's Will and which sta-
tistics show is ,the fastest growing
religious service organization on
record. All of Jehovah's Witnesses
of Port St. Joe are making arrange-
ments to accompany Mr. Suttle to
Tallahassee to take full advantage
of the three-day program and ser-
vice activities. They plan to share
in offering to the public all kinds
of valuable Bible aids: including
The Watchtower, which has the lar-
gest circulation of any religious
journal, published semi-monthly in
many languages to more than 3,-
750,000 subscribers world wide.
Beef and brown gravy, rice, snap
beans, apple sauce, buttered white
bread and milk.
Tuesday, January 5
Spaghetti and meat sauce, cab-
bage slaw, cherry pie, white bread
Mr. Suttle promises a later re-
port spotlighting program details
of the Tallahassee Watchtower
Convention which may interest lo-
cal Bible readers; all sessions are
free and open .to interest -persons.
old year fades
into the past
we hope the
to all our
St. Joseph Telephone & Telegraph Co.
immmamamamasmamamamm sstm ssissMMils
customers. May the coming year
bring you all the best!
Florida Bank at Port St. Joe
Uere comes a brand New Year! We certainly
Pete, Hortense & Rocky
St. Joe Paper Co.
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, florida
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1959
Wednesday, January 6
Hamburgers, buttered corn, slic
ed tomatoes, onions and dill pickles,
peanut butter cookies and filk.
Thursday, January 7
Chicken and 'noodles, turnip
greens, carrot sticks, corn 'bread
and apple crisp and milk.
Friday, January 8
Cacaroni and cheese, English
peas, tossed salad, fruit jello,
white bread and milk.
Midget Investments With
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We're giving "Old 1959" one last breath of life with an exciting 19c
and 59c SALE! Dozens of fine foods including traditional New Year's
favorites at special 19c and 59c prices that mean top SAVINGS for YOU!
And remember, all through 1960 you'll CONTINUE to get BEST for LESS at
PIGGLY WIGGLY! HAPPY NEW YEAR!
46 OZ. TOMATO PLENTY OF LKA SELTZER ASPIRIN
Juice 35c- ANACIN ETC.
GA.,. FLA. GRADE WA
Dressed and Drawn
LIMIT 2 WITH $5.00 ORDER
GA. RED SWEET
U. S. NO. 1---10 LB. BAG
KING PHARR -- NO. 303 CAN
TURNIPS HOMINEY -- GREEN and WHITE LIMAS
EARLY PEAS BLACKEYE PEAS PORK & BEANS
SPAGHETTI WITH MEAT SAUCE
RED BIRD VIENNA SAUSAGE
Happy N'&ew Year from i ~~egY
NEWS FROM C. Miles and daughter, Carol Jean
were shopping in Panama City
Highland View Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stanley and
By HAZEL CREAMER children of Cross City visited the
Phone 7-4976 latter's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Os-
car Raffield and family during he
WRITTEN FOR LAST WEEK week end.
Mrs. Marjorie Cumbie and Mrs. Clarence Armstrong from the
Martha Ray Mims were shopping Sunland Training Center at Gaines-
in Panama City Friday. Iville i-s spending the holidays with
Leon Grissett of Springfield cal- -his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
led on friends in Highland View Armstrong and family.
during the week end. A. J. Payne of Wewahitchka vis-
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Williams of. ited his dauguhtre, Mrs. Mae
Southport visited Mrs. Mae Cream- Creamer and family during the
er and family Saturday. week.
Jimmy Cox of the Naval Air
Technical Training Center, Mem-- Mr. .and Mrs. B. F. Cannington
phis; Tenn., is visiting -his parents of Tallahassee visited their parents
-Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Cox and fam-- Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Cannington dur-
ily -this week. ing the week end.
Miss Hazel Creamer and Mrs. W. Christmas Program
Way your New Year be bright with all that
means most.. health, home, friends and family.
COLEMAN W. THARPE
The Christmas -program at the
Highland View Methodist Church
Sunday night, December 20 was
greatly enjoyed by -a large crowd.
The Christmas story was given in
the form of a pageant and was very
beautifully done by all the charac-
ters. Hearts were stirred by the
lovely Christmas songs in praise
Florida swingsa into the new year
in good shape. Growth the past
year has been steady and sound.
Indications are it will continue
with a possible -slow down in home
construction In some areas where
it is apparent, the saturation point
has been reached for the moment.
State finances show up good but
State Comptroller Ray Green has
issued a word of caution until state
income is adequate "to meet ap-
proved spending. With good wea-
'ther increased tourist business
should -help swell tax income from
Business generally is good and
industry is flourishing. Such -labor
problems as have cropped up have
been settled quickly and production
has not suffered to any extent.
The Florida Real Estate Commis-
sion has been keeping a weather-
eye on promoters selling Florida
land by mall. More restrictions are
being placed on this type of pera-
tion designed to safeguard the
buyer. Big operators appear to be
conducting a sound operation and
fulfilling ,promises but a few smal-
ler and some fly-by-night, poorly
financed operators have muddied
of the Savlour's -birth. the waters.
Birthday Party Florida highways are crowded
Mrs. Oscar Raffield honored her with foreign cars. Traffic is getting
son, Jackie, on his 12th birthday heavier every day and a sharp in-
with a party at her home, Tuesday, crease in tourist travel is expected
December 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Those -after the holidays. Hotels, motels
helping Jackie to celebrate his and eating establishments all seem
birthday were Ted Whitflild, Dan- to be doing an excellent business.
ny Raffield, Euland Carroway, Mar- "No Vacancy" signs are in evidence
tha and Jo Ann Fite, Gail, Larry along -most main arteries in the
and Anita Raffield, Diane Wood, state, with resort hotels reporting
Joe Barfield and Larry Branch. heavy reservations.
They all enjoyed drinks, marsh- Airlines, .bus lines and railroads
mallow and weiner roast. They all all report increased business, re-
report a nice time, wishing Jackie servations for Florida-bound planes
many more happy birthdays. are heavy. The same holds true for
other forms of transportation.
TOO LATE TO Interest in the state as an indus-
,trial location continues, thanks to
the effective advertising and pro-
motion efforts of the Florida De-
velopment Commission. New indus-
tries, large and ,small continue to
come into -the state ,nW. mMy
ready established are expanding
Population-wise .Florida is m
ing giant strides with new perm
ent residents locating in all. S
tions. Some of these new comi
are retirees with steady inco:
others represent workers, skilled
otherwise who are attracted to
state because of its gowth and
portunities for employment.
The Census Bureau gave e
mates recently as of July, 1
showing Florida',s population a-'
tie over four and -one half milli
This shows a 63 -per cent gain si
the last census.
Florida has prospered under
Collins administration and has'-gi
ed in -stature in -the minds of n
then banking, business and ind
trial interests. In view of this f
interest is mounting in the corn
election which calls for a newg
ernor and sees the retirement
two old wheel horses of the St
Continued growth and progress
a comparative rate depends to<
great extent on the type of m
voters .select to fill these imp(
ant posts. A wrong choice mi
THE STAR, Port St. Jde;. Florida :THURSDAYi, DECEMBER 31, 1959
Tak- retard .progress aiid lesen chconfi-' Commission Seeks
aM dence in 'the state; i- c
see Altogether things look mighty Air SpoCe in Florid
kers good for Florida in the coming year. TALLAHASSEE (F
me, Growing @pains, the need for more Aviation Department of
I or schools, more roads, better drain, ida Development Commi
the age, greater financial aid for ci- in favor of the federal g
OP- ties, stepped -up highway safety and taking flying restriction
many other problems will continue of the state's -thousand
sti- to -plague us 'but able leadership of air space.
958 can do much to meet and overcome A recent proposal by
lit- these problems. ment to revoke restrioti
ion. Happy New Year applies to Flor- old Avon Park bombing
nce ida in a big way as 1960 takes over. an area near Port St. -J
'h immediate Developmen
the sion, approval.
ain- f SI IE l ADS -Most of Northwest Fl
nor- -stricted in one way or
dlu- Midget VIneafmerft With private planes and the
such areas south of Jac
d the Flor-
ssion is all
s off some
s of acres
dons on the
oridi is re-
re are six
- %'~ ..~ -~ ~ %W~W~%~ ~ % % % ~%
for us to
send you all
wishes we feel
for you, not
only -on this
every day of
PLANT'S MEN and BOY'S WEAR
MODER N FURNITURE CO.
-- __ ___ ___ ___ ____ ___ ___ __- -%
Our wish is
\. that you may
SI ofrise to
... ever greater
heights of success
in the New Year.
And may your future rest on a firm
foundation of good health and good fellowship.
WIMBERLY PONTIAC CO.
^y^-lv\ EW ":
,,. --- -.-,.---- __
""'" leading into the New
4% Year, we thank you, our valued friends,
for your patronage. Hope you'll go full speed
ahead to happiness and success!
With thanks for your patronage and hopes
foryour happiness, we extend ew Year's greetings
to our friendss and customers.
are'ss wishing you alnd yours a world of joy and
success throughout the coming year.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
J. LAMAR MILLER, Agent
memories of the past, we greet and thank our loyal
patrons, and look ahead to the
pleasure of serving old friends and
new. May your New Year be happy and successful.
FLOYD CHEVROLET CO.
-I III1__ __ __ __ __ __ __-___ __"___,___ __ __.....___ __ U_ ... ..
By RUSSELL KAY
CITIZENS FEDERAL is paying Savings Account owners for 1959
YOUR SAVINGS PROFITABLE
CONVENIENT A :umrn
Strictly Confidential Rate
June 30th will be dividend paying time again. You can
earn full SIX MONTHS profit for your
Citizens Federal will not be open December 30 and 31. Purpose? Figuring and
posting dividends ready for you January 2, new year.
If you cannot come in person, MAIL Citizens Federal your check, Money Order, or
Cash, for an INSURED SAFE Savings ACCOUNT.
--- You will be pleased with the way your savings business is handled. -
SAVINGS received by the 10th of any month earn from the let of that month.
Zitizcns cdcral at ings
and LOAN 3 06Ciatio0 l of Port St. Jo.
. ~- ;L;.~ ,..1,,,,,.-..,= ._,
,- THURSDAY and FRIDAY
i-" THE F.B.I. STORY"
Starring James Stewart
HAPPY NEW YEA6
Greetings and good v. 1-h,- t o Ln .1Cl: I",u.
C. M. Parker, Reg. Real Estate Bro.
Phone BAll 9-1121, Port St. Joe
Mail: Box 123, Mexico Baech Sta.
Panama City, Fla.
FOR SALE: 25 foot cabin cruiser
with 65 hp motor. Sleeps two,
head, galley, $1200.00. See B. Roy
Gibson or call BAll 7-5771.
FOR SALE: Stardust Lodge on the
Dead Lakes. W. S. Smith, 1024
Woodward Ave., Port St. Joe.
FOR RENT: Nice 2 bedroom house.
Unfurnished. Near school. Phone
FOR SALE: 3 bedroom home. Pric-
ed to sell. Hardwood floors. 522
Fourth St., Call 7-8591. tfc-11-12
3 bedroom home on Bellamy Cir-
cle. 3' months old. Pay owner's
4 new homes being built on Bel-
lamy Circie. FHA financing. To be
completed within next 30 days.
Lots at St. Joe Beach. Small
down payment. Small monthly pay-
411 Reid Ave. Phone 7-7741
FOR SALE: 2 bedroom house at
508 9th St. Priced $3,800. Shown
by appointment only. Phone 7-5841.
SEPTIC TANKS pumped out. Call 1
Buford Griffin, Phone 7-7011 for
quick expert service, tfc
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.
ED McFARLAND, W. M.
ROY L. BURCH, Secretary
All Master Masons cordially invited
SAMARITAN LODGE No. 40, 1. 0.
0. F.-Meets first and third
Friday, 7:30 p.m. in Masonic
Hall. All members urged to attend.
Noble Grand: Chris Martin
Secretary: W. H. Weeks
LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE
Meetings at Moose Hall, 310
Fourth St. Meeting night every
ana~uucrrY I--- rp~
' or the Municipal Hospital, Port St. come void according to law. THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Florida
AS IrICED ADVERTISING e Joe, Florida, until 1:30 p.m., EST, /s/ JANET C. ANDERSON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1969
.'.. -. .....on Wednesday, the 6th day of Jan- Administratrix of the es-
uary, 1960, at which time, at a meet- fate of V. R. ANDERSON,
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom furnished A. M.-Regular convocation ing of the City Commission, at City deceased. 'County, Florida, in the Courthouse
CFottagesNT. $45 per month. Ander- St. Joseph Chapter No. 56, R A ofHall, Port St. Joe, Florida, the December 10, 1959 4t at Wewahitchka, Florida, within
son Ccttages, St. Joe Beach. tfc )_., 2nd and 4th Mondays. All visit sealed proposals will be opened for eight calendar months from the
on .d t e d Ing brothers welcome. Robert L. -the following: IN THE COUNTY JUDGE'S date of the first publication of this
FOR RENT: One and two bedroom Creamer, r., High Priest, H. R. A. Sterilizers COURT, GULF COUNTY, notice. Each claim or demand
attractively furnished a p a r t- Maige, Secretary. B. Surgical Lights FLORIDA. IN PROBATE. must be in writing and must state
ments. Cool in summer, warm in '. C. Kitchen Equipment In Re: Estate of :the place or residence and postof-
winter. Gas heat, window fans. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED in From the date of ,this advertise- JACK JUSTICE, fice address of the claimant and
They have to be seen to be appre- saving money see us for anything ment, the lists adl ..pe..:ii-cations deceased. must be sworn to by the claimant,
elated. Also nice Trailer parking you need in your home. STOP and of the proposed equipment are, and NOTICE TO CREDITORS his agent, or his attorney, or it will
space. Phone 7-8820 or 9-9133. Wi- SWAP SHOE. will continue to ber, otL miE .and N. c .to f e t Of become void according to law.
mico Lodge Apartments and Trail- available o prospectLve bidders by All creditors of the estate of /s/ ELIZABETH I. JUSTICE
er Park, White City. tfc-8-20 LAWN MOWER FOR RENT: $1.00 contacting City Clerk, City Hall, Jack Justice, .deceased, are hereby Administratrix of the Estate
hour. Cut your -lawn and let me Port St. Joe, Florida, Attention: notified and required to file any Administratrix ofthe Estate
FOR RENT: House at Beacon Hill. worry with upkeep of mower. Gulf J. L. Sharit. No proposal will be claims or demands which they may of ack Justie,9 4deceased.t
Furnished. Contact Silas R. Stone Service Station, Aubrey R. Tomlin- considered or accepted unless,' at have against said estate in the of- December 10, 1959 4t
Phone 7-7161 tfc-10-22 son, Phone 7-7501. the time of its -filing, the same shall fice of the County Judge of Gulf
be :accompanied 'by a; deposit of _-_I
FOR RENT: 3 houses at beach, un- WISSIS V. ROWAN, POST 116, cashcor certified check on a bank S- --a'
furnished. One furnished house THE AMERICAN LEGION. Meet- or trust company licensed by the You Are Cordially Invited To Attend
at Mexico Beach. One furnished ing first and third Thursday nights Federal Depositor's Insurance Cor
house, corner Woodward and Ninth 8:00 'p.m., American Legion Home. portion in an amount equal to five
St. Phone 7-3171 or 7-5511, 1. W. -per cent 5 '-).of the proposal or,. |on Ave Ba. Ch rch
Duren. tfc-11-19 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS in lieu thereofg,: a five per cent Lon A. tst
FOR RENT: Furnished apartments ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS (5%) .bid bond. The Board of City, A B
and cottages. At the beach. 1 to Sealed bids will be received in Commissioners reserves the right J. C. ODUM Pastor
3 bedroom from $45 to $100 per mo. duplicate by the Port St. Joe Hosi to reject any or all proposals. The RV. 1. C. ODUM, Pastor
plus utilities. Phone 9-1184 or see pital Authority, Mayor J. L. Sharit, bidder to whom the award of cou- SUNDAY- SCHOOL 9:45 a.m.
Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson at Cos- Chairman, in the Chambers of the tract shall be made shall furnish MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
tin's Cottages, Beacon Hill. 4c-12-10 City Commission at the City Hall in bond in some surety company au- MORNING WORSHIP
.....ages .. Port St. Joe, Florida, up to 1:30 thorized to do business in the State BAPTIST TRAINING UNION ___ 6:15 p.m.
FOR RENT: Small two bedroom P.M. (EST), January 6, 1960, at of Florida or required to make a EVENING WORSHIP 7:80 p.m.
house. Furnished. Located at which time and place all bids will deposit of money, certified check, 7 pm
Beacon Hill. Two bedroom house be publicly opened and read aloud or government securities for the PRAYER SERVICE (Wednesday) 7:30. p.m.
on First St. See Bill Carr at St. Joe for the construction of and addi- full amount of said contract for the
Hardware Co. itfc-12-17 tions &o Municipal Hospital, Port faithful performance of the terms Corner Long Avenue and 16th Street
St. Joe, Florida, Florida Project of said contract. Air Conditioned For Your Comfort
FOR RENT: Small furnished ap- 57-A. This 15th day of December, 1959
artfent. Suitable for married cou- Type of Construction-Steel bar Municipal Hospital ofTORS Al A I F
pie. Living-bedroom, kitchen and joists on load bearing walls, con- Port St. Joe
bathroom. Phone 9-1301 or 7-2711. create block stuccoed on exterior. By J. L. SHARIT, VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME
J. A. Mira. tfc-12-17 Prestressed double "T" concrete Mayor-Commissioner tf
FOR RENT: Partly furnished or floors with 2" concrete topping. .
unfurnished one bedroom house, The project consists, of patients IN THE COUNTY JUDGE'S
carport, plumbing, ideal for couple, bedrooms, operating sulte, delivery COURT, GULF COUNTY,
nice neighborhood. Bayview Hts. suite, kitchen, laundry, administra- FLORIDA. IN PROBATE
$25.00. Phone BAll 7-7037. 2tp tive offices, emergency suite, wait- In Re: Estate oft -
5.0.. Phone BAil 7-707-.. tpueg rooms, toilets, x-ray depart- V. R. ANDERSON, A Pl B ER
WANTED TO RENT: Small house ment, laboratory and storage areas, deceased. NEED A LUMIBEBR
or three room apartment in Port approximately 19,000 square feet of NOTICE TO CREDITORS
St. Joe. Send resume and price to new construction. Alterations con- All creditors of the estate of V. CALL BEAMAN
Leo .G. Burgenheier, 149 S. Iowa sist of removing partitions, doors, R. Anderson, deceased, are hereby Plumbing Installation Repairs
Ave., Casper, Wyo. Wanted by Feb- windows, etc. in existing building, notified and required to file any Contract Work A Specialty
ruary 1. 2tp Existing roof to be removed and claims or demands which they may
new flat roof poured on steel forms have against said estate in the of- Agents for
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom house in over entire area. fice of, the County Judge of Gulf
Oak Grove. Apply at 615 Garri- Plans and specifications and con- County, Florida, in the courthouse Brand Name Plumbing Fixtures
son Ave. Woodrow Shoots. 3tp-12-31 tract documents may be inspected at Wewahitchka, Florida, within -CALL US FOR FREE ESTIMATE-
at the office of the Architect, Nor- eight calendar months from the
FOR RENT: 3 -bedroom house, com- man P. Gross, 423 West Beach date of the first publication of this
pletely furnished including auto- Drive, Panama City, Florida, and notice. Each claim or demand must TWO LICENSED PLUMBERS ON DUTY TO SERVE YOU
matic washer. Hardwood floors. Al- may be procured by general con- be in writing and must state 'the
so 2 bedroom unfurnished house. tractors from the Architect upon-a place or residence and postoffice A A I 1ruilMRI CERVICE
J. D. Clark. Phone,7-7771. tfc-12-30 deposit of $75.00. The full amount address of the claimant and must BE A l gllRPaMING SERVICE
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom furnished of the deposit will be returned to 'be sworn to by the claimant, his 1 HNE C L ON 741
each general contractor who sub- agent, or his attorney, or it will be- 110 HUNTER CIRCLE PHONE 7-2541
house. Located on Garrison Ave. mits a bonafide bid, and all other -
Call 7-7636. Itp deposits will be refunded with de-
FOR SALE: $560 Lionell Train Set duction of cost of reproduction and
$250, including benchwork, sell delivery of the documents; upon
all or part; .22 Marlin rifle, $20; return of all documents in good | I Gb
6%" new power hand saw $39; 16 condition within less than ten (10) JameS Gems .PTST CHURCH
mm. sound movie projector, $100; days after date of the opening of FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
5% hp. Evinrude outboard, $100. bids. Additional sets of plans and 1i :-
W. S. Smith, 1024 Woodward Ave. specifications may .be obtained up- ( Corner Third St. and Baltzell Ave. C. BY-RON SMITH, Pastor
on payment of $30.00 which pay-
FOR SALE: Nice =three bedroom meantt will not be subject to refund., *SUNA Y H OO'L
home on Hunter Circle. Very Cashier's check, Certified check SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:45 A.M.
quiet. Safe for children to play. or Bid Bond for not less than 5%
Landscaped very nicely. Awnings of the amount of the bid must ac- MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 A.M.
over all windows, doors and breeze- company each proposal. TRAINING UNION 6:15 P.M.
Sway. Deep well. See by apointment Performance, Labor and Material 7
outyiv. Call BAll 7-4681. 3:tp-12-17 Bond and Workman's Compensa- EVENING WORSHIP 7:80 P.M.
l tion Insurance will: be required of PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday) 7:45 P.M.
FOR SALE: 12 hp. Seabee outboard the successful bidder.
motor. Good fishing transporta- The Owner reserves theright to e and hip God With Us
liou. $45.00. Wimberly Pontiac Co. r n"C aome and Worship o dWith Us
FOR SALE: 1956 Casa Manana, 42 te." 'allies :n bidding. h
ft. house trailed. Fully equipped, No .bidder may withdraw his bid
auto. washer. Priced for quick for a period of thirty (30) days af-
sale. See 0. C. Dykes at Piggly ter date set for the opening there-
w*iggly. tfe-12- MAYOR J. L. SHARIT, Chmn. |1 -
THE NEW S-2 Inhalent for asthma Hospital Authority of ` I W OD
relief. Now available at Camp- Port St. Joe, Florida City Restaurant
bell's Drug Store. 4tp-12-17 Norman P. Gross, Architect
--P. O. :Box 207 -
FOR SALE: 2 bedroom well built Phone SU 517963 tf At the Bus Station
house. Mexico .Beach. Phone Panama City, Florida 11-26
9-1113, W. Buckloh. tfc-10-1 SHRIMP BOXES
MEXICO BEACH RENTALS ADVERTISEMENT FOR
1 bedroom -furnisheld apts. $40.00 PROPOSALS CHICKEN BOXES A LB RE' S STORE
per month. 2, bedroom furnished Sealed bids will be received by CHICKEN BOXES CALL DUREN'S STORE
apts. $50.00 to $60.00 per month. the Port St. Joe City Commission
'2- unfurnished 2 bedrodm apts. Fi--SH BOXES la A 171
$50.00 per month. Residential and Phone your order in and it Phone All I- S I
commercial lots. Terms. Duplex for will be ready when you arrive.
sale, good income, terms. lI I lAD
MEXICO BEACH OFFICE LIuC L.IAIB rAII, 7D-Al A
..Miss Mary Agnes Cuipepper
Is Wed To Chas. V. Kilbourn
Miss Mary Agnes Culpepper and
Charles Vincent Kilbourn were
united in the bonds of holy wed-
lock at four thirty o'clock in the
afternoon, December 20 at the First
Baptist Church of Port St. Joe. The
Reverend C. Byron Smith, lperform-
ed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. .
and Mrs. John Cecil Culpepper of
Port St. Joe. The bridegroom is theN;
son of Mr. and Mrs. James Pickett
Kilbourn also of this city.
In candlelight, the bridal decora-
tions converted the sanctuary into
an effective setting for the cere- gv
money. White flowers were used in
various artistic arrangements with
chrysanthemums a n d carnations
predominating. Background for the
bridal party was made up of deli-
cate cascades of ivy, philodendron,
miniature palms and other green-
ery. The altar piece under which
the bride and groom stood to take
their vows was arch shaped and
fashioned entirely of white carna-
tions over which hung the tradir-
tional wedding bell. Over all was
cast ,a soft glow from numerous .
white tapers in cathedral candel-
abra -placed at vantage points.. .
Pre nuptial music included organ .
numbers ,by Miss Mariettas hafin. t .
Miss Chafin offered 'the traditional ,
wedding march from "Lohengrin"
(Wagner) as processional and Men- .
delssohn's Wedding March from
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" as
Miss Elaine Musselwhiote, vocal-
ist, rendered selections, "Oh Per- The mother of the groom was were: Dr. and Mrs. H. J. Garnard,
fect Love",. "Through the Years", similarly gowned in a street Emory, Virginia; Mr. and Mrs. W.
and sang "The Lord's Prayer" (Ma- length two piece ensemble .of shell C. McKissack, Newark, New Jer-
lotte) gat .the termination of the cer- pink beige wool. At the shoulder sey; Charles L. McKissack,' Tala-
emony. of her double Elizabethan collar hassee; Mr. and Mrs.l J. F. Kiltbourn
The bride, who was given in mar- was attached her corsage of pale and Miss Terrys Kilbourn of Pan-
riage by her father, was radiant pink carnations. Her small white ama City; Mrs. Nannjr Roan and
and lovely in a white formal wed- feathered hat was ornamented with Mr. and Mrs. H. 0. Marshall of
cding gown of dulcette satin featur- the veiling the same color as her Apalachicola; Mrs. Willidm Culpep-
ing Sabrina neckline outlined with dress. She wore three quarter per, Mrs. Clifton F. Floyd, Mis.
iridescent paillettes and seed length 'gloves, and her slippers and Elaine Floyd, Mrs. John dI. Cul-
pearls etched with 'equins. The purse were in -brown kid. pepper and Mrs. William Jenkins
front panel of theB full skirt was Immediately following the cere- of Thomasville, Ga.; Mr.'hnd Mrs.
enriched With luxu rius appliques mony the reception was given at Charles Oliver Hftso'n. Jr., Charles
of thoe sameace. Iitricbl y cutt r- the hioun- .f the bride's -patseio Olve" F filer Mli. isBetty Hin.
6er6es of lace btelided crbss thie Theguests were welcomed wiy lR &. son 0and Harry Hins hbof Tallahas-
hips from the molded basqde bod- Joe E. Johnson and Mrs. Chatles see; Jack Forest Culpepper and
ice then folded into a double pouf Brown, aunt of the bride-groomn. daughter Valerie, Chipley and Mr.
bustle. The :voluminus circular and Mrs. Woodrow W. Carter of
skirt ended in a chapel train. The The living room and i 'ning room Bradenton.
dress had shirred elbow length opened ensuite, was ornamented by
sleeves, finger tip gossomer French arrangements of clipped .pine,:red
iilusion veil was: attached to a 'tif ca.ru.tio snapdragons and glad- Miss Brinso Feted.
arf fashioned of the sa-6ie irrides- ioli. The emphasized decor inlthb With Kitchen Shower
cent poillettes and seed peaitl' us living room was the mantel cenite -.
ed on the bridal costume. She car- ed with sprays of gladioli and Fuji Miss Slhbie Brinson was feted
tried a cascade bouquet of white mums, reflecting in.the candlelight with kitchen shower on Saturday,
carnations, stephanotis and lilies from a large gold leafed mirror. December 19, at the -home of Mrs.
of the valley, interspersed with vel- The bride's table was overlaid T. H. Stone on Monument Avenue.
vet leaves, pearl hearts and tufts with a handsome hand hem-stitched Hostesses for the occasion were
of tulle. linen cloth edged with linen lace. Mrs. Ralph Swatts and her daugh-
Attending he bride as her Mt- A three-tiered wedding cake cen- ter, Mrs. Jimmy Harrison.
ron of Honor was her cousin, Mrs. tered the table, and on either side The party rooms were gaily dec-
Wiloiam Jenkins from Thomasville. were three branched crystal can- orated in a Christmas theme fea-
Georgia; and as her Maid of Hon- delabra holding vases of red car- utring candles, bells, reindeer and
or, Miss Beverly Lindqui'st of Ed- nations surrounded -by lighted white Christmas balls and lights.
gerton, Wisconsin. tapers. Adorning the wedding cake The dining room table, set in
was a hand decorated miniature buffet style, was done in crystal
The honor attendants were iden- arbor trellis made of heart shapedads lerwadl inecal
tioally gowned in ballerina length pearls, lilies of the valley and white and silver with tall red candles.
gowns of Italian scarlet velvet high- velvet leaves. Guests helped themselves to Christ-
lighting the Christmas motif chosen In the Florida room punch was mas cookies and sandwiches, nuts..
by the -bride. The dresses featured served from a table overlaid with potatoes and dip and coffee.
bateau neckline and molded bod- an Italian cutwork cloth. The cut- Attending were Miss Brinson and
ice, full puffed sleeves and full ga- glass .bowl was encircled with a her mother, Mrs. R. H. Brinson and
there skirts over crinolines. Wide spiral of red carnations enhancing the hostesses. Mrs. Ferrell Allen,
crushed satin belts with 'three-inch the .beauty of an embossed anni- Jr., Mrs. Guerry Melton, Mrs. Joe
self covered buckle which fastened versary candle decorated with lilies Parrott, Miss Martha Costin, Mrs.
in the back covered the waist line. of the valley and orange blossoms Chris Martin, Mrs. Edith Stone,
Crown shaped head pieces of the in a nest of lacelon and tulle. Pre- Miss Helen Durant and Mrs. W. L.
same scarlet velvet sprinkled with siding at the punch bowl was Miss Durant.
seed pearls, ornamented the hair. Martha Costin and Miss Eva Mar- Sending gifts but unable to at-
A short face veil of red tulle fur- garet Kilbourn. The registration tend were Mrs. Chauncey Costin,
other carried out the Christmas table was attended by Miss Rachel Mrs. George Suber, Mrs. Tommy
theme. They wore red satin shoes Wimberly of Port St. Joe. It was Pridgeon, Jr., Mrs. Ashley Costin
matching their dresses. They car- designed to match the punch table and Mrs. Harold Odom..
ried white fur muffs adorned with also with lilies *of the valley and ,. -.
corsages of red carnations with orange blossoms. Serving were !
streamers of silver ribbon. Mrs. Emmet D. Harper and Mrs.
Miss Jennifer Smith, beautiful Jack Forest Culpepper. Elaine
little daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Floyd and Peggy Pyle assisted in
Oharles Byron Smith of ,this city, serving.
was flower girl. T'he design of her Lenohr Smith, daughter of Mr.
gown was a miniature replica of and Mrs. Charles B. Smith and ,
the honor attendants. She also car- Charles Byron Smith, Jr., son of
tied a white fur muff with red car- Rev. and Mrs. C. Byron Smith pas- Ch uaW
nations and silver ribbon stream- sed out individual rice `bags made ares IlSOn,
ers. of red and white net.
The ring bearer was Gerald The bride chose for traveling a S t Motor
Smith, young son of Mr. and Mrs. costume suit of turquoise wool of Joe Corn
Al Smith of Port St. Joe. simple sheath lines with peplume
Mr. Kilbourn chose as his best jacket featuring round off shoulder
man his brother, George Norton yoke, and self covered buttons. The mpoy o mber
Kilbourn. His usher-groomsmen detachable mink collar matched her
were Robert Nedley, Ralph Swatts. dark brown feather hat, brown kid
Harry Lee Smith and Kenneth Bur- shoes, gloves and purse. Her cor-
gess all of this city. sage was white carnations and ste-
The mother of the bride chose for phanotis.
her daughter's wedding a street The bride graduated from Port mechanical repairs t
length dress of ash green antique S.t Joe High School and attended
satin of sheath design. Emphasiz- Southern College at Lakeland. i
ing the bodice was the midriff sec- The groom also attended Port St. ble might need,
tion high in the front .and low in Joe High School and attended Gor-
the 'back. Her hat was a coffee don Military College at Barnesville,
brown creation of satin leaves with Georgia. He is at present in the
sable trim. Her elbow length gloves Navy Air Corps. The young couple I B
were of the same coffee brown, and will be at home to their friends at i
her shoes the same color with in- 221 Ninth Street.
lays of beige. Her corsage was of Out of town guests other than 201 Monument Ave.
pink carnations .and angel 'feathers, those participating in 'the wedding M
Tea Shower Honors
Bride-Elect Dec. 16
The social hall of the First Me-
,thodist Church was the scene of a
lovely .tea- shower Wednesday, De-
cember 16, given in honor of Miss
Sibbie Brinson, who became the
bride..of Dillon Smith, Sunday, De-
cember 27 in Saint Joseph's Catho-
Red, white and green, the colors
of the bride-elect, were used in dec-
orating. tlie spacious hall. The re-
freshment .table was overlaid with
a white linen cutwork cloth. At one
end was ,placed heirloom silver
candelabra holding tall red tapers
intertwined with holly. At the op-
posite send coffee was served from
an antique 'silver coffee service and
small party squares iced in white
with a spray 'of red and green flow-
ers. Pouring were Mrs. Walter
Johnson and Mrs. Mark Tomlinson.
The bride's book was kept by Mrs.
Miss Brinson's dress was emer-
ald green crepe, with a full cut
haremp skirt. Her corsage was of
Many friends called during the
appointed hours to wish her 'happi-
ness and. view the many gifts dis-
Hostesses were: Mrs. Charles
.Browne, Mrs. Roy Gibson, Mrs.
Walter Johnson, Mrs. Mor gat
Jones, Mrs. George; Suber, Mrs.
Edith Stone and Mrs. Mark Tomlin-
Pat Spears GCCC
'Soph of Month'
The sophomore spotlight of Gulf
Coast Community College focuses
on 19-year-old Pat Spears as the
fair ,sex sophomore of the month,
Pat was born in. Blou'ntstown. She
graduated from Port St. Joe High
School In 'the class of 195S.
Since coming to Gult Coast in the
fall of 1958, Pat has .been very ac-
tive in extra-curricular activities.
She has held the office of President
of the Student Christian Unidii,
Vice-President of the Student Na-
tional Education AssociaHon, rep-
resentative of the Student Govern-
ment and Vice-President of the So-
Palt ays psychology Is her favor-
ite subject and Mr. Key her favor-
ite instructor. Her ,pastimes are
sports and camping. Her favorite
song is "When I Fall In Love" and
Nat "King" Cole is her favorite
Floor polishers, vacuum clean-
ers, supplies and parts. Phone
Phone 7-3781, Port St. Joe
Ask for free demonstration
with no obligation.
TMS STAR, Port St. Joe, Florida THURSDAY, DECEMBER-31, 196:)
ToOse2t, s.e al-w enjoya nt i&c
in fresh sea food. 3-.Pats s es
participate in organizations to. de- term paper. She will spoiu& th|e ',h attitude toward G. C. 0 CC. as
velop their leadership abilities, holidays .In Port St. Joe. with. her pleasant. I'm sure he reverse o
This is wise advice for anyone. The: parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Spears. this la also true.
ideal she looks for in other people After graduation from Gulf-Coast, Pat la an active member of the
is sincerity. Pat plans to attend Troy State Col- Pirst Baptist Church in Port St.
During Christmas holidays, she lege, where she will major in Phy- Joe.
plans to write her Social Science sical Education. She advises underclassmen to
the New Year, we~gish you many joys chief among them.
good helatW, warm friendships, deep contentment.
.. . .. .
formerly with the
any, is now in the
take care of any
that your automo-
Phone BAIl 7-3411