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TWENTY-FOURTH YEAR PORT ST. JOB, FLORIBA ...-- THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1961 NUMBER 35
Redistricting Plan Presented To County
Honor Graduates Port St. Joe High School Will Graduate
58 Seniors In Exercises Monday Night
Port St. Joe High School will hold Baccalaureate ser-
vices Sunday night at 8:00 p.m. and Graduation Services
Monday night at 8:00 p.m. for 58 graduating seniors.
Both .services will be held in the
At the Baccalaureate services L i II U gs
Sunday, the Invocation and Bene- Flying of Fl
diction will be delivered by the
Rev. P a u I Hogarty. 'Scripture F g
- Reading and the Baccalaureate "If you have a flag fly it proudly
Sermon will be delivered 'by the on Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 30"
Rev. J. A. Blackwell. is the appeal made to all homes
Platform .guests for both Bacca- and businesses by Albert Thames,
laureate and Graduation will ,be. commander of Willis V. Rowan,
Thomas A. Owens, Leroy Bowdoin, Post 116, of The American Logion
B. B. Scisson, James Greer, Mrs here in Port St. Joe. -
W.- D. Jones, Kenneth Whitfield. Commander Thames adds, "It you
Carter Ward, J. T. McNeill, Mrs -don't own a flag, try to get one be-
Herbert Brouillette, Hubert Rich- fore Memorial Day to -make this
*ards, R. C. Maddox, Rev. J. A. the biggest mass display of the na-
Blackwell, Rev. -Paul Hogarty, C. tion's colors ever seen in Port St.
E. Boyer, R. D. Lister, Otis Pyle, Joe".
William Roomer, Rev. J. J. Hill, plains that the display of
Mrs. James S. Moore; Harry Her- He explains that the display of
rington, H. F. Ayers and Calvin the flag serves two important pur-
A. Floyd. / poses. "FirMt," he says, "it offers a
Herman Dean will conduct the simple means for the adult sopu-
band and Mrs. M. P. Tomlinson nation to set an example of patrio-
will be the pianist. tic concern for children and youth.
Ushers at both services will be We can't expect young people to
Norma Todd, Floynell Walker, be very concerned about their re-
Sonny ells, Frank Ruckman, Bren- sponsibilities to the nation if adults
da Tomlinson, Gall Anderson, Da- don't even show enough interest to
vid Nance, Bobby Adams and Joe display the flag.
Whaley. "Second, streets on which the
flag flies before every home or
HONOR GRADUATES business are one way of presenting
Graduation services on Monday visible evidence of national unity."
night will 'feature addresses given, Although July 4, 1951, will be the
by seven honor graduates. The-gra, second anniversary of the 50-star
duates and their subjects are: flaig,: it is still entirely .proper and
Howard Lovett, "Faith I' Our correct to display a 48 or 49-sta.:
.Qpvernment." f. lag, COomauner Thames s' i'e!
Rtdney Sphaul ing, "Faitti n Our "No Amerlcan flag is ever ohbol e
Neighborss. as long as it ia in serviceable con-
Betty Ann Ford, "Faith In Our edition ,:
Tom Martin. Watts, "Faith In Our, Theta tho Girls To
Churches". Conduct Bake Sale
Coleman Tharpe, "Faith In Our conduct a Sa
Youth". The Theta Rho girls of the Re-
RiLa Cooper, "Faith In Ourselves" The Te h g o t e
Ria Cooper, "FahIn Ourselves" bekah Lodge 'will hold a ,hake sale
beLinda Roberts Invocation and in Port St. Joe Saturday beginning
at 9:00 a.m The sale will be hIeld
OTHERS ON PROGRAM in front of the building .formerly
Others on the program are J. T. occupied by Stones' Shop for Men.
The American:, Legion Auxili-
ary, 'Willis V. Rowan, Post 116,
will conduct their annual Veter-
ans poppy day sale this Saturday,
The poppies are made by dis-
abled veterans :and sold each
year by the Auxiliary to provide
spending money, for the vetre-
Mayor J. L. Sharit has issued
a proclamation proclaiming Sat-
urday as "Poppy Day" in Port St.
Joe and urging every citizen to
support this worthy cause.
The members of the Official
Board of., the First Methodist
Church were installed in -an im-
pressive ceremony at the evening
service last Sunday by the Pastor,
Rev. J. C. Carmichael. The Official
Board is the administrative body
of the Church carrying out the busi-
ness and program of the Church
under the direction of the Pastor.
The Board is composed of elected
Stewards, Trustees and Ex-officio
Stweards made up of various Com-
mission Chairmen and Departmen-
tal Representatives. There are 2S
elected Stewards divided into four
Commission Asks Further Study
The Port St. Joe Jaycees presented a Resolution to the Gulf County Commission for
adoption at their meeting Tuesday night relative to changing the County Commission Dis-
tricts on a equitable population basis. Jaycee President R. H. (Bob) Ellzey acted as the
spokesman for the group of Jaycees present to introduce the Resolution for adoption.
Gulf Inclusion In
3rd District Urged
The Gulf County Commission
met in special session yesterday
to draft a- special resolution to
the attention of 'State Senator
Dempsey Barron and Representa-
tive :Cecil G. Costin and the
'State Legisla;tve Congressional
Committee urging that Gulf
County be left in the Third Con-
gressional District in the State
The Commission and Congress-
man Bob Sikes urges that indi-
vidual citizens of Gulf County
send telegrams endorsing this
The State Legislature will act
on this matter late this. after-
noon or in the morning,a.:
Express Office To
Close Down May 31
According to F. M. Rowan, local
Railway Express office announced
this week that this office would be
closed in Port St. Joe on Wednes-
classes that serve for four years day, May 31. Mr. Rowan is retiring
.each. One of these classes rotates 'after over 40 years service with the'
off each year. There are five Trus- Railway Express Agency and no re
tees and 15 Ex-officio Stewards placement isvbeing put in Port 4St.
.who serve by' mr-tue, of the offices; Je.;.. : "'" "'
they hold in various areas of the' Rowan said that the closing of
Church. \ the office- will nat do away with
Newly elected Stewards to serve Railway Express .service for Port,
for the next four years-are: Ber- St. Joe.- Persons desiring to ship
nard Pridgeon, Jr., Leo Shealy, Joe by this method of transportation
Grimsley, Bobby -Shaw, Bill Win- may still dial the- Railway Express
tears, Wade Barrier, Jr., 'and O. M. telephone number in the telephone
Taylor. New Ex-officio members directory for service. The call will
of the Official Board are: Mrs. tbe automatically diverted to the
Don Rutland, Harold ,Odom, Hubert Panama .City office paid (by Railway
Richards, Dr. Joe Hendrix, Mrs. J. Express and the truck will call for
L. Temple, Floyd Roberts, George your shipment.. Delivery will be
Duren and Fennon Talley. made ,by the Express truck of
McNoill, awarding of Rotary Tro-
phy: Rev. J. J. Hill and Mrs.J. S. Costin Introduces Two Bills Affecting
Moore, awarding of American Le-
7ion Trophies; Calvin A. Floyd, KI- f
anisis SchoarshiiA-ward for excel- Gulf County During Past Week
!-]n-,:e in Mathematics and Science;
........ Hrry Herrington, Gulf County
LINDA ROBERTS Teacher's Scholarship Award and
Leroy Bowdin, student awards.
The Senior Class will be present-
ed by Leroy Bowdoin, principal of
the Port St. Joe High School.
Thomas A. Owens, Superinten-
dent of Public 'Schools will award
the graduates their diplomas.
The Port St. Joe High School
Band will usher the seniors in and
mtout of the program with the tradi-
tional "Pomp and Circumstance".
RODNEY SPAULDING Set for Friday
SI I p The Port *St. Joe High School
Parent-Teacher Association will
present their second annual music
panorama Friday night at 8:00 p.m.
in the High School football sta-
dium. In case of rain, the program
Swill be held in the High School
I Scheduled to perform on the pro-
Sgram will be the Beginner Band,
Junior High iBand, ;Senior Band,
S Junior and Senior Band Majorette
Corps, and the Highland View Ele-
mentary School Chorus under the
COLEMAN THARPE direction of Mrs. Clyde A. Fite.
-------------- -- p ............. Herman Dean, school band director
will conduct the bands.
A full evening of music has been
planned by the bands and chorus.
i Tom S. Coldewey will be master
of ceremonies at the event.
As a special feature, the PTA
the coming year: L. W. Porter,
i ? President; Mrs. Harry White, First
Vice-President; Leo Shealy, Second
Vice-Prseident; L. 0. McConnelr,
treasurer; Mrs. Oscar Hammond,
recording secretary; Mrs. S. P.
Johnson, corresponding secretary
.____ and Mrs. Wayne Buttram, histor-
TOM MARTIN WATTS Jian.
Gulf County Representative Cecil
G. Costin introduced two bills af-
fecting Port ,St. Joe and Gulf
County this week.-
One bill would permit the Gulf
County Commission to use second-
ary road funds apportioned to the
county to pave subdivision and mu-
nicipal streets first agreed on by
the commission and city authori-
The other bill would name and
dedicate the U. S. 90 overpass over
the Apalachicola Northern Railroad
Company at Port St. Joe as. the
". L. :Sharit Overpass" in honor of
the present Port St. Joe mayor.'
,Costin's. bill said the honor ac-
freight .arriving in the city.
At a special meeting Monday
corded Sharit for "his contributions night, the Civitan Club installed
to the development of Gulf County new officers for the year.
and especially Port St. Joe".
Costin also withdrew a bill from
the House calendar for amend-
'ments to correct, what he described
as a typographical error.
The bill would distribute 20 per
cent of gasoline and oil products
taxes 'accruing to Gulf County to
Bill Schibe, Lieutenant Governor
of the Alabama-West Florida Dis-
trict, was the speaker and perform-
ed the installation.
The newly installed officers
were: President, 'Marvin J. Land;
Vice-Presidents, Walter Graham
and James Moore; Secretary, Char-
the county general fund for con- les McLeod and Chaplain, Father
struction, maintenance and repair Paul Hogarty.
of road and bridges and reduction Guests of the club were: Bill
of bond indebtedness and 80 per Schibe, Zollie Rowan of Mariana,
cent to a special fund for similar J. D. 'Swearingen of Marianna and
work on city streets in the manner Frank Stephens of Panama City.
and priority agreed on iby the com- The wives of the members were
mission and city authorities, guests also.
Mildred Tillman and Albert Ray Are Presented With
Babe 'Ruth Awards for Sportsmanship In Assembly
The annual Babe Ruth Sports-
,manship Award program was held
at the Port St. Joe High School on
May 23. Albert Ray and Mildred
Tillman were announced the win-
ners of the coveted sportsmanship
This award is given to a 'boy and
girl each year who exemplify 'he
qualities of sportsmanship in the
,broadest interpretation of the
term. This includes sportsmanship
in the home, in the church, in the
school community, in athletic en-
deavors, and in the community
This .program was instigated lo-
cally shortly after the death of
George Herman (Babe) Ruth in
1952. The greatest home run hitter
in the history of baseball left a con-
siderable sum of money to start
the program. He and his contemp-
oraries 'hoped the program would
ultimately 'be -4 effect in every
school in the country.
The program .failed on the na-
'tional level due to lack of finance.
The original planners of the pro-
gram had hoped to secure money
from individuals and commercial
enterprises to expand and finance
the program. Unfortunately, the
needed funds were not made avail-
The Senior Intramural Board of
were Carolyn Kennedy and Joe Ev-
ans of the Senior Intramural Board.
Miss Kennedy gave a resume of
Babe Ruth's personal and profes-
sional life. Evans explained the
meaning',of the award and how it
Past recipients of this award and
the year they were honored are as
the local high school has chosen follows: 1952, Jackie Kenney and
to keep the program in effect. The Tim Elder; 1953, Bill Dennis and
faculty nominates threv .boys and Ida Ethel Kilbourne; 1954, Patsy
three girls for the award and the Wilder and Benny Hudson; 1955,
students in grades 9-12 vote on the Patsy Wilder and Harry Lee
ultimate winners. Smith; 1956, Kathryn Marshall and
The nominees for this year's Walter Wilder; 1957, Barbara Mit-
award were Linda Roberts, ;Mavis chell and Blair Shuford; 1958, Pat
Kennedy, Mildred Tillman, Jimmy Spears and Wayne Taylor; 1960
Wilder, Albert Ray and Bob Kerri- Frances Spears and Buddy Ward.
gan. No awards were made in 1959.
Tom Coldewey of the St. Joe Pa- The sponsoring organization of
per Company made the principal this award feels that it has meant
address on the program honoring much to our students over the
the recipients of the award. It was years and will continue to be a
a most interesting and stimulating factor in the development of sports-
speech that 'broadly interpreted manlike qualities and attitudes in
sportsmanship. the students of Port St. Joe High
Other speakers on the program School in the years to come.
The Resolution, if it had
been adopted would have pro-
vided the first shuffling of the
County Commissioner Dis-
tricts since 1943. The Districts
Which designate the area from
which a County Commissioner
seeks office, are to be divided
as nearly equal as possible by
the population of the county.
The Resolution as presented by
the Jaycees would -have divided
the .County Commission Districts
Harland Pridgeon, Tax Collector
for Gulf County again appealed to
-the County Board Tuesday night to
purchase a validating machine for
the use of his office. Pridgeon ap-
pealed to the five man .pard for
the first time after being turned
down twice in the past ,by the three
District 1, now served by E. C.
Harden, Sr., would stretch from Pridgeon stated that his office
now handles over 6,000 tax state-
the center of Highway 71 West to w handles ov tax tat
the County line, then .from the ments; annually and the possibility
North county line, running South for error grows with the tax rolls.
to the first Range line North of the He declared that with the machine
Cypress Creek bridge, which in- errors in description could be vir-
clude Overstreet in this district for tually eliminated.
a total of 1,584 people. This district Despite Pridgeon's eloquent re-
was left virtually unchanged from quest that the machine be pur-
its present boundaries, adding only chased, Cominisioner A. J. Strick-
the Overstreet area. land's motion for the purchase, died
District 2, now served .by A. J. for lack of a seconding motion.
Strickland: from the center of Chap Millergren appeared before
Highway 71, East to the Apalachi- the 'board asking when mosquito
cola River (county line), and from spraying operations would begin.
the North 'boundary line of Gulf He was told the operations would
County line to the first Range line 'begin on June 1.
South of the Intracoastal Canal for Fred Hill of Simmon-< Bayou
,a total of 2,170 people. asked for some draimiage work in
District 3., presented by Mrs. his area *of a sawgras pond that
G. S. Croxton,'West ot Higuway 71 was breeding' aiosquitose. TIhe
following the tbrderline of District BoarI"agrted to' work .the problem
No. I1 to the County line and runn- o0l. with the Mosquito Con.'rol Di-
ing South to the Gulf of Mexico rector.
then South.westerly. along the Gulf At thispoint Clerk George Y.
and St. Josephs Bay to the ity t this point Clerk George Y.
and St. Josepho's Bay to the City Core notified the board that the
ulationmts of Port t. Joewith a POP- Mosquito Control Fund was down
ulation of 1,956. to a balance of $1,263.40-and needed
District 4,, represented by J. H. immediate attention. Commissioner
Greer, 'beginning at the NW corner Harden asked if the City cf Port
city limit line and running East .St. Joe had sent its check fir the
tO the NE corner of the city limits program. Core stated that it had
then South to Highway 71, then not. He told the Board that he had
North to the boundary line of Dis-
trict 1, then 'East to the county line
then .South to Highway 90, hen East
to Niles Road, then along Niles
sent 'the City of Port St. Joe a
check for. last year's road taxes,
but the Mosquito Funds had not
'been returned yet. Commissioner
Road to Long Avenue. then North Leo Kennedy stated that the City
along Long Avenue to First Street, had promised to pay the m-ney
then Easti to a direct line with on a monthly basis.
Main 'Street and then North to the The City of Port St. Joe notified
City Limits, with a population of the County Board by letter Tues-
2,227. day night that the money from the
District 5, represented by Leo, county for the St. Joseph Fire Con-
Kennedy, that area West of Long trol District for 1960 had not been
Avenue, Main Street, Niles Road received and asked that the matter
and Highway 98, with a population be cleared up.
of 2,000. The chairman, E. C. Harden, in-
All population figures were bas- strufcted the Commissioner.i from
ed on official U. S. Census counts the Fire Control District, Mrs. G.
of the 1960 census. S. Croxton, James H. Greer and
The Jaycees produced their reso- Leo Kennedy to prepare a ri-lu-
lution for adoption because of the tion for the distribution ot the
present inequities in County Corn- funds according to law.
mission Districts based on popula- (*
Ellzey pointed out to the Corn- only truly equitable division of the
mission that the present division districts would involve placing
of districts places an undue burden three Districts with territory inside
of', representation on some Corn- the city limits of Port St. Joe. He
missioners white others have only pointed out that the Jaycees knew
a small constituency. that Wewahitchka would not go
Commissioner Leo Kennedy along with such a division, and
pointed out to the Board that un- the Jaycees would not wish to so
der the re-district plan, five coun divide the county. He :pointed out
ty Commissioners could be elected that the division was made so as to
from South of the Intracoastal Oa- give each area of the county as
nal. Ellzey acknowledged this poiat near 'equal voice in the county gov-
but pointed out that this was how ernment as possible in accordance
population in the county was dis- with the law stating that revision
tribute and the law called for an should be made on a population,
equal distribution of the population rather than an area basis.
among County Commission d-s- Commissioner Kennedy then re-
tricts. cognized the Jaycees efforts in
Commissioners A. J. Strickland coming up with such a suggestion
and E. C. Harden expressed con- and moved that the County Board
cern over the new districts split- instruct each Commissioner to
ting voting precincts. They were choose one person from 'his district
of the opinion that such precincts to work with a representative of
could not be split. Attorney Silas the Jaycees in going over the pro-
R. Stone, representing the Jaycees gram more thoroughly. Kennedy
that the law in question referred recommended that each Lppoint-
to a county where Commissioners ment should 'be made by Saturday,
are voted on only in the district- May 27 and Clerk of 'he Circuit
from which they are running and Court, George Y. Core notified of
did not apply where the commis- the appointees 'by that time. Ken-
sioners were elected county-wide as nedy recommended that the group
they are in Gulf, offering the opin- present its recommendations to the
ion that the precincts could be split Board at its next regular nigb'.
iby Commission District lines. meeting Tuesday, June 27 at which
Wesley R. Ramsey -pointed ou' time the Board would accept the
that half the population of Gulf recommendation. All Commission-
County lies in Port St. Joe and the ers voted for this motion.
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By HELEN BROOME
C. A. PARTY
The -C. A. Class of the Oak Grove
Assembly of God Church gave a
weiner roast Friday night at 7:30
at Wayside Park. Several -games
were played then refreshmeflts of
cake, Cokes, staw, marshmallows
and roasted weiners were served
to the following guests: Mr. and
Mrs. Warren Yeager and son, Mr.
and Mrs. Kenneth Ellis and daugh-
ter, Mr. and Mrs. James Young, 'Mr.
and Mrs. 'Ray Brant and children,
Mr. and Mrs. George Harper and
daughter, Mrs. W. C. Wilson, Mrs.
Fred Spiker, Ed Young, Mr. and
Mrs. Darrell Bailey, Miss Lavern
Glass, Preston Ramsey, Jimmy
Odom, 'Miss Dean Glass and Mrs.
Rev. and Mrs. Allen Norris and
daughter and iMrs. Dora Dykes mo-
tored to Panama City Wednesday
Mrs., 'Myrtle 'Farmer, and son,
Clyde were the dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kennedy :Sun-
Rev. and Mrs. Allen Norris and
children spent Saturday in Talla-
hassee visiting with their -daughter
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Mack
'Mrs. Mildred Newson and iMrs.
'Fred 'Spiker motored to Panama
City !Saturday on business.
'Mr. and Mrs. James Young had
as 'their guest, Ed Young of Rich-
Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Bailey of
Tallahassee were the week end
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wil-
son. Mrs. Bailey is the former Miss
'Mrs. Betty Storm, daughter of
Mr. and 'Mrs. Henry' Butts landed
in France, May 16 to join her hus-
band who has a year and a 'half of
active duty -there.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Arkinson of
Vernon and Mrs. Layton of Enter-
prise, Alabama, were- the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wilson Tues-
Miss iMinnie Ola Ray who is a
nurse In Bartow is visiting her par-
ents, Mr and Mrs. L. P. Ray.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Williams of
Marianna were the Sunday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Deese.
Rev. Allen Norris held a Baptis-
mal service Sunday in Page Pond.
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'Mr. and Mrs. John Page had __"______.....__ __________________
guests from Panama City Sunday.
The Fletcher-Love wedding was
held at the Oak Grove Assembly'of -RICH'S u er MARKET
God Church Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Rev. Asa 'Williams performed the (FIVE MILES FROM PORT ST. JOE ON HIGHWAY 71)
'wedding ceremony. The brides-
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THUiPlD.AY, MAY.-ays Slated Port St. Joe GardeniClub installs
R MAt Mexico Beach 'New Officers At Monthly Meeting
Engagement Announced -
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas McAllister of Madison, Georgia
and Belem, Brazil, announce the engagement and approach
ing marriage of their daughter, Helen, to Larry Porter, son
of Mr. 'and Mrs. Lawrence W. Porter of Port St. Joe. The
wedding will be an event of June 18 at 4:00 p.m. in the Beth
any Baptist Church of Madison, Georgia.
Mrs. Ward Hosts The executive board of the ne
officers, will hold their first mee
Eta Upsilon Meet ing Thursday night, June 1.
Mrs. Edwin McGill presented th
culture program, "Let's Matc
The Eta Upsilon chapter of Beta Wits", a most interesting talk w'a
Sigma Phi held their regular meet- given. '
ing Tuesday, May 23 in the home Delicious refreshments were se
of Mrs. Braxton Ward with the new
president, Mrs. Edwin Peters pre-
siding over 'the business session.
During the business session the re-
maining tickets from the Anna Mil-
ler Circle of Panama City were
'distributed. The. proceeds to pur-
.htase of a mobile therapy unit for
ved during the social hour to the
ten members present by the host-
ess, Mrs. Braxton Ward.
SHOP AT HOME
Vienna sausage, lima beans, but-
tered spinach, shredded carrots,
pear salad, hot biscuits and milk.
Tuesday, May 30
Spiced ham slices, .buttered po-
tatoes, green beans, cabbage slaw,
apple pie, white .bread and milk.
Wednesday, May 31
Hamburgers, buttered corn, slic-
ed tomatoes, onions and dills, Lpo-
tato sticks, banana pudding and
Demopolis and Opelika and all of
North Florida lying West of the
The Annual Conference is com-
posed of the Ministerial. members
and one elected delegate from each
Pastoral Charge. 'Fennon Talley
will represent The First Methodist
Church of Port 'St. Joe and he plans
to leave for the -.onference on
milk. Tuesday morning. The alternate
Thursday, June 1 delegate will be George Suber.
Chicken and rice, green -butter Rev. John Carmiehael is closing
beans, lettuce and tomatoes, stew- ar el astor
ed prunes, hot biscuits and milk.his first year as the loc ast
Friday, June 2 'and he reports that 'he is pleased
Tuna fish salad, English peas, with 'the progress of the Church
stuffed celery, Ritz crackers, par- and the account of the work that
ker house rolls, ice cream and he will carry to Conference with
milk. him. He plans to leave Sunday af-
ternoon for Montgomery where he
has to engage in preliminary work
for the opening of the Conference.
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town is spending -a few days with
her son, C. A. Griffin and family.
W. C. Miles made a business trip
to Apalachicola Thursday.
Calvin Owens had as his guest
during the week end, his parents
'Mrs. Floyd Casey and dau ghters
are visiting in Hacoda, Ala., this
W. B. Holland celebrated his 75th
birthday Sunday, May 21 at his
home on Highway 98, with a birth-
day .dinner in his honor. Friends
and relatives helping him celebrate
were: J. D. Holland and family of
Lanett, Ala., R. D. Holland and
family of Macon, Ga., Clarence El-
lis children of Phenix City, Ala.,
T. J. Holland and family -of Colum-
bus, Ga., Mrs. Ruby Morgan 'and
daughter of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Rilla
A big two-day Family Play Days The Port St. Joe Garden Club met. short talk on 'the objectives of the
event is scheduled for this Satur- at the St. James Parish House on District for 1961-62 club year. Sh6
day and Sunday, May 27-28, by the Thursday, May'- 11 for a covered then installed the officers with an
First Methodist Church of Mexico dish luncheon. The tables were dec- original service entitled, the "Sec-
Beach. Many free attendance .priz- orated with arrangements of red ond iMile". This service was dev.el--
es will be awarded during the two gladiolis and Easter lilies arrang- oped around the thoughts from Mat-
days and all children will be given ed by 'Mrs. H. W. Griffin and Mrs. thew, chapter five, verse 41, and.
tree novelty candies and bubble G. L. Kennington. 'Following the was most impressive.
gum during the fund raising cele. luncheon, the meeting opened with The guest speaker and retiring
bration which will be held at the the club prayer. Mrs. Thomas A. officers were presented flower con-
Jolly Golf Fun Center on Highway Moon, president, presided.
98 'at Mexico Beach. After routine business and re- trainers as a moment of the occa-
The Play Days event is open to ports, 'Mrs. Ethel Bridges, District sion and in appreciation of servic-
the .general public and tickets 'may Director of District Two made a es rendered.
be obtained from -any ,business es-
tablishment in Mexico Beach as
well as from membersand friends Local Methodists To Attend Annual
of the church. Tickets are 50c and
go for an18-hole game of minia- Session of Conference In Montgomery
Sponsored by the Women's So- 1
city of Christian Service of Mex- The annual session of the Alaba- NEWS FROM
ico Beach, the Family Play Days ma-West Florida Conference of The
ts being featured .to help .raise Methodist .Church will meet in Highland View
much-needed funds for the church. Montgomery, Alabama on Tuesday
Everyone is urged to support this evening, May 30, at Huntingdon y BETTY CREAMER
worthy event, and safe, clean, .College. Bishop Paul Hardin will arti of Vernon visit-
wholesome fun is assured to every- open the Conference with an organ- ed Friday with his uncle, L. isitH. Kel-
one who attends. So bring the fam- izational session, and the Confer- ley andamily.with his ucle, L H el
ily, bring your friends and enjoy ence will close on Friday afternoon, eyand amily. on Watson
pleasant recreation this week end. June 2, with the reading of the Mr. and Mrs. Huston Watson
"Appointments" of the Pastors for spent the week end in Blountstown
another year. This, Conference is visiting relatives.
another year. This Conference 15 Mrs. Essie V. Knight and son,
Elementary School comprised of 365 Pastoral Charges Mrs Essoe K r and s
a Lunch Room Menu and some 700 Churches over .South Ralph and George Kelley attended
Alabama and West Florida. Geogra- the Air Force Day celebration held
n Port St. Joe EIl.Imentary School phically, this takes in all of the at Tyndall Field Saturday. Blounts-
e'Monday, Hay 29 state of Alabama living .South of Mrs. Arthur Griffin ounts-
,,ST OR Y (The other -and even Mor0
discover the first time you
a .. drive a Corvair!)
And when we say lo
price," we mean more tT7l.
merely the pint-sized figure
on the window sticker of a new Corvair.
You're going to be saving like sixty on gas.
And on the antifreeze you won't buy next
winter, and the radiator repairs you'll never
have to pay for. About the only things
Corvair doesn't skimp on are room, smooth-
ness, style and pure driving joy. But that's
the other half of the story. Talk to your
Chevrolet dealer about it soon!
See the new Corvair
at vour local authorized Chevrolet dealer's
FLOYD CHEVROLET COMPANY
WHEREAS, Saturday, May 27,
1961 has .been designated as Na-
tional' Poppy Day in commemor-
ation, of the distinguished service
rendered to our country ,by the
many disabled veterans living
and -to those who died that we
might live with the dignity of
WHEREAS, the American Le-
gion Auxiliary, on said Poppy
Day, offers for distribution, pop-
pies made iby disabled veterans in
our Veterans' Hospitals, for
which they receive little or no
WHEREAS, 'it has been the
custom to utilize this day in rais-
ing funds .such as are possible
,through the distributions of pop-
pies for the 'benefit of the dis-
abled veterans, and it being the
desire of 'the citizenship of Amer-
ica generally and of Port St. Joe
in particular, therefore, -
I, J. L. SHARIT, MAYOR OF
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE,
BY VIRTUiE OF THE POWER
VESTED IN ME, DO HEREBY
PROCLAIM SATURDAY, MAY
27, 1961, AS POPPY DAY, and re-
quest our citizens 'to cooperate
and assist our legionnaires and
the members of the Auxiliary in
the distribution of poppies for
the benefit of our disabled vet-
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I
have hereunto set my hand and
caused the official seal of the
City of Port St. Joe to be affixed
hereto, this 22nd day of May, A.
J. L. SHARIT,
R. W. Henderson,
City Auditor and Clerk
In Port St. Joe
K. G. PARKER
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Bell Peppers ea.
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FRESH GEORGIA PEACHES
20 Oz. Pkg. Apalachee Breaded
2 cans 29c
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h center, 59c
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PORT ST. JOE, FL*RIDA
NEW GARDEN CLUB OFFICE.RS--Front row, left to right, Mrs. Tho-
mas Moon, past president; Mrs. Dudley Vaughan, treasurer of
Gladiolus Circle-; Mrs. J. C. Ar.bogast, Azalea Circle chairman; Mrs.
Ethel .Bridges, new District Director. Back row, left to right, Mrs.
H. W. Griffin, treasurer, Azalea Circle and general club secretary;
Mrs. Fennon Talley, Vice-President of general club; Mrs. Terry
Hinote, chairman of Gladiolus Circle; Mrs. 'C. E. Martin, co-chair-
man, Gladiolus .Circle; Mrs. Robert Kerrigan, President, general
club. (Star photo)
Addison and family of .Cottondale, I delicious. birthday dinner was en-
Shorty-Addison and family of Pan- joyed by all. Each one wished Mr.
ama City, Cecil Holland of Panama Holland .many more happy birth-
City, Jack Mills and family of Pan- days.
ama City, N. D. Allen and family -
of Port St. Joe, J. B. Allen and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Louie D. Hol- Send The STAR To A Friend
land, Mrs. Mary Holland and Rev. -"
and Mrs. Ruben Davis and son. A BOOST PORT ST. JOEl
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Tabby-15 Oz. Cans
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WAFER BAR 6 bars 25c
NEWTONS lb. box 33c
NAPKINS 2 boxes 35c
Fresh Firm Ripe--LB. or CTN.
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Saturday, May 27
FEMS 2 boxes 89c
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WAFFLES 8 oz. pkg. 23c
Downyflake Frozen French
TOAST 8 oz. pkg. 27c
Libtby Fancy Fruit
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14 oz. 17c
10 oz. 33c
13 oz. 23c
2 for 49c
75 ft. 19c
3 lbs. 79c
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Set for Saturday and Sunday
Local Boat Club
Will Join 'Cade
This week end, May 27 and 28,
the Apalachicola Boat Club will
sponsor its 10th annual Rivercade
and all boat lovers are invited to
participate. ,On Saturday, May 27,
at 9 a.m., EST, the fleet of boats
will leave Ohattahoochee boat
launching site, cruise down the
Apalachicola River to Blountstown
for refueling and refreshments,
then on down to the Apalachicola
Yache Basin. At 5:,00 p.m., a sea-
food dinner will be served the Ri-
vecaders. Next, at 9:00 p.m. the
'big Rivercade Dance will be on In
the National Guard Armory in
downtown Apalachicola. 'Music
will be 'by Willie The Weather-
-man's Dance Band. Everyone is in-
vited to the dance whether in the
Rivereade or not.
'Sunday morning, May'28, a- 9:00.
a.m., with hot coffee ready at sun-
rise, the Rivercaders will take o'f
.back up the river for Chattahoo-
chee, the starting place, completing
rHE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1961
Blountstown for refueling and re
freshments. Twenty .boat. clubs
from Georgia, Alabama and- Florida
have indicated the intention to par-
ticipate. Approximately 300 boats
filled with cruise-loving Rivercad-
rers are expected to join in 'the fun.
Members of the Port St. Joe Boat
Club will meet Saturday morning
on the parking lot by the A & P
Super Market at 5:30 a.m. for the
trip to Chattahoochee. The motor-
cade will' pull out around 6:.00 a.m.
and will rendezvous at the launch
site in Chattahoochee. Cruisemas-
ter Silas R. Stone has stated that
the Port ,St. Joe group will cruise
down the river at a leisurely pace
with no racing or hotrodding.
'Stone said the local group will
cruise in a body and plan to leisure-
ly enjoy the cruise and the scenery.
Visit In Malone
Mr. and 'Mrs. Bob Ellzey and
sons, Bobby -and Lee visited Mrs.
J. L. Dominey in Malone last week
Charles W. McLeod and Harry
M. Murphy of Port St. Joe have
been designated to attend an Honor
Club conference 'at The Grand Ho-
tel, Point Clear, Ala., May 24-26.
They achieved the distinction by
attaining membership in the com-
pany's Honor Club 'through super-
ior service to their policyholders.
With other Life of Georgia repre-
sentatives from Florida, Alabama,
Kentucky, and Tennessee, they will
travel to Point OClear for a series
of sessions with top company of-
ficials on life insurance sales and
Mr. McLeod joined Life of Geor-
gia in 1960. He is a member of the
Civitan Club, and the Panama City
Life Underwriters Association. He
and -his wife live at 519 9th St.
Mr. Murphy joined the company
in 1959. He lives with his wife and
two children at 1602 Garrison Ave.
up0 the boats will again The Star Brings News of Your Neighbors
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NOTE: Under the test con-
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Economy Run, a Falcon,
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best gas mileage of any 6-
or 8-cylinder car in the 25-
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(Another Falcon was
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Drivers of all cars were ex-
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Mtnute. e the
MAY ig, 1961
The Board of County Crahmis-
sioners of Gulf County, Florida met
this date in special called session,
with the following members pres-
ent:' E. C. Harden, Sr., Chairman,
Leo Kennedy and A. J. Strickland.
The Clerk, Sheriff, Attorney, were
The meeting came to order at
The Florida State Board of
Health requested this Board to in-
vestigate and to express its opin-
I'n an t% oowupeterwy and qtiadIfy t ht 0,111f not ty t eaith o fiwr, it. 1(066 -
of arvles renderde by Dr, H, i L, t banttoii M D 1,Adopted i titiai ,f oiet 6 18s
Lang'ton, Gulf County Health Offi WHEREAS, the Boaid of County 12thday of May, 1961. (end).
oer and to adopt a resolution A Commossioners have each nvesti- Hoorable Hafland 0. Pridgeon
cordingly advising .whether or gated the mattertotheir full sais presented a statement showing the
Gulf County would like to f6tain amount due he City of Port St. Joe
his services. After making the re- faction; for tax collections on the 1960 tax
quested investigation, Commission- NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RE- roll for the Road and Bridge Fund
.er Kennedy offered the following SOLVED, that the Board of Coun- to be a total of $13,686.35. Upon
resolution and moved for its adop- ty Commissioners of Gulf County, motion of Commissioner Strickland
tion, seconded "by Commissioner do, and hereby, commend the said seconded by Commissioner Kenne-
Strickland and unanimously adopt- H. I. Langston, M. D., Health Of- dy and unanimously carried, the
ed, to-wit: ficer for Gulf County, for the fine Clerk was directed to pay 'he City
services rendered this County; of Port St. Joe the sum of $5,186.35
RESOLUTION BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, representing the balance due said
WHEREAS, the Board of Coun- that the State Board- of Health .be, city.
ty Commissioners of Gulf County, and it is hereby requested, to re- The Board approved a bond for
Florida has been requested to ex- tain the services -of the said H. I. James H. Greer, County Commis-
press its opinion on the competence Langston, M. D. as County Health sioner District No. 4 written .by the
and quality of services rendered by Officer in and for Gulf County, Columbia Casualty Co., of New
Commissioner Kennedy told the
Board that the iState Road Depart-
ment Engineer has requested the
County to adopt a resolution re-
questing said Department to main-
tain one Block of Duval Street be-
tween Block 4 and 5 of Oak Grove
Subdivision. It appearing that .his
portion of Hunter Street was om-
mitted from a prior resolution.
The Clerk 'was instructed to can-
cel bills to the City of Port St. Joe
in the amount of $2,590.00 which
was originally billed to said City
for 'work performed by the Coun-
ty Road Department on the Park
in said City.
There being no further business
to come before ethe Board, the meet-
ing did then adjourn.
George Y. Core E. C. Harden, Sr.
DAVE MAY TO VISIT
TOY SHOW IN JAX
"Christmas is still a long way off
for most people, but we're starting
to get ready for it now'," announced
Dave May, owner and operator of
the Western Auto Associate Store
here. Mr. May, accompanied by
Mrs. May, will attended the Wes-
tern Auto Christmas Merchandise
Show in Jacksonville, May 23 and
Bhnd To Start
The annual recruiting campaign
for beginning band students for the
Port St. Joe High School Band will
not be held this year. However, be-
ginners will be accepted, in limi'..
ed numbers, who will be in grades
seven through nine for the 1961-62
school l term, with the following
1. Make application directly to
the Figh School' Band' Di:ector,
Heriman Dean on, or before, .Tu,-I
2. Agree to -attend the full six
weeks course as scheduled.
3. Purchase a musical 'instrument
acceptable to the Band Director as
to price and quality.
4. Be willing to take a musical
Summer Band School will begin
Monday, June 12 and run through
Friday, July 22. The musical apti-
tude test will .be held at 9:00 a.m.,
Monday, June 5.
Parents who may desire more de-
tailed information may'call, or vis-
it the Band Director at any time.
The 1961-62 band program will
begin operation next. September
with a full capacity student load
without the addition of new stu-
dents. Resulting from this condi-
tion, there are very few school mu-
sical instruments available for new
students to use. Dean will be hap-
py to discuss this matter with in-
terested parents who will call him
either at home or at school.
Mrs. Gladys IMcCoy of Jackson-
ville visited with her mother, Mrs.
J. F. Daniell, recently.
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plus tax &
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similar low prices.,
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THO AA, F l't Rt. -i*p # RIIAY, MAY A,1"t
Ni nO rnrwm
By Mrs. Betty Misaler
SON OF MEXICO BEACH
COUPLE ELECTED TO OFFICE
At a meeting of the Alabama As-
sociated Press Association, Sunday,
E. A. McCants of the Anniston, Ala
Star was elected as vice-president
of the group. Mr. McCants is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. :McCants
of iMexico Beach.
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BAY LIBRARIANS TO PICNIC
Librarians of Bay County includ-
ing their families will hold a pic-
nic this 'Sunday, May 28 at the
State Roadside Park in Mexico
Beach. The outing is given in hon-
or of the senior library staff as-
sociatde with the Bay High School
of Panama City.
:.4 4. .
ATLANTA VISITORS CATCH
Fishing was exceptionally good
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
Monument and Constitution
REV. JOHN C. CARMICHAEL, Minister
CHURCH SCHOOL 9:45 a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.at
METHODIST YOUTH FELLOWSHIP ..-- 6:45 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP 8:00 p.m.
You Are Cordially Invited To Attend
Long Ave. Baptist Church
REV. J. C. ODUM, Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:45 a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
BAPTIST TRAINING UNION ____ 6:15 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP 7:80 p.m.
PRAYER SERVICE (Wednesday) _- 7:80 p.m.
Corner Long Avenue and 16th Street
Air Conditioned Centrally Heated
VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME
I PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH
Garrison at 20th
Prayer Service (Thursday) .. 7:45 P.M.
Sunday School ---.---.---- 10:00 A.M.
Morning Worship ------- 11;00 A.M.
Evening Worship --- 7:45 P.M.
"Souls Harbor in the Port Area"
Rev. Hubert D. White, Pastor
There's real "magic"
*. in Gulf Life's
44 / .
PATE'S SHELL SERVICE STATION
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
ASK ABOUT IT TODAY
Gulf Life Owaw
Founded 1911 Home Office, Jacksonville, Florida ,9 ,
S. a complete
for Every Member
of the Family
AND WITHOUT EXCEPTION
YOU'LL ALWAYS GET
will help you,* PLAN *
v \* Fits your *
move in changing +
S\ .needs h .
the right +
LI i,, L -- '--I
last Btiurday and y1 i'day, May 21
for 'two Atlanta, Ga., couples who
weIe visiting here over the week
end. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Hill of
2636 Flagstone Dr., S.E., Atlanta,
landed 175 pounds of Kings and
Spanish mackerel 'while fishing
.Saturday and then went out again
Sunday for another good haul of
100 pounds. Another Atlanta cou-
p:.e, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Schacner,
15 Haibersham Rd. N.E., Atlanta
landed a total of 35 assorted fish
including flounder, speckled trout,
kings and Spanish mackerel.
Worship With Us
CHURCH of the
Corner Long Ave. & Niles Rd.
Sunday School __. 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evangelistic Serv. 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday ____7:30 p.m.
THE CHURCH OF GOD
of Highland View
WELCOMES YOU -
SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:46 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 A.M.
YOUNG PEOPLE ENDEAVOR 6:30 P.M.
EVANGEIlISTIC SERVICE 8:00 P.M.
PRAYER MEETING 8:00 P.M. (Wednesday)
Rev. B. W. SUGGS, Pastor
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Corner Third St. and Baltzell Ave. C. BYRON SMITH, Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:80 a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
TRAINING UNION .... 6:15 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP 7:80 p,m.
PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday) 7:80 p.m.
"Come and Worship God With Us"
FOR RENT: 2 bedroom houses or
apartments. Furnished or unfur-
nished. Call 9-1901, Mrs. J. Ander-
FOR RENT: Upstairs furnished
apartment. 1505 Monument Ave.
Phone 7-5771. tfc-12-29
FOR RENT: Furnished apartment.
Call BAll 7-2565. Mrs. Paul Far-
FOR RENT: Small 2 bedroom
house, unfurnished, at 910 Wc*l-
IN OUR RESTAURANT
MORE FACILITIES TO BETTER SERVE YOU
BEGINNING SUNDAY, MAY 28
WE WILL BE SERVING IN OUR
Upstairs Dining Room
Family Style Meals
Dinner Will Still Be Served To You In Our
DOWNSTAIRS DINING ROOM
Serving From 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M.
Both Dining Rooms Air Conditioned No Waiting
Motel St. Joe
Upstairs Dining Room and Restaurant
GENE'S GULF SERVICE
n Pt o
e| *hu I FOR RENTI Three bedroom unnft-
DVE TISING t nished house. Completely redecor.
ated at 522 3rd St. hone 227-8642 tfc
ward Ave. $45 mo. Available by FOR RENT: 2 bedroom furnished
March 10. Call BAll 7-3661. tic3-2' downstairs apartment. Redecorat-
ed. Call Mrs. Hubert Brinson, no.
FOR RENT: Furnished apartment. 227-5756. 1tc
Upstairs. At 1506 Long Ave. Call $55.00 a month.
227-5426. tfc-4-6 FOR RENT: New remodeled one
,bedroom apartment. Furnished.
FOR RENT: Nice furnished apart- One block from town. Mrs. Charles
ment for couple only. Call Mrs Browne. 305 th St. or phone 227-
Morgan Jones. 227-7641. tfc-4-6 Browne. 305 6th St. or phone 227-
Morgan ones. 227-7641. 4511. tc-5-11
FOR RENT: One, two and three FOR SALE: 45'x8 Richardson
.bedroom houses. Completely fur- housetrailer wth 5'x8'Richomaic
nished by week or .month. Prone use th aom
227-7771 or 648-4352. tfc-5-4 washer. $2,995.00. Call Bill Rich
at 229-1145. tfc-5-4
FOR SALE: 3 bedroom house on
corner lot. Hardwood floors, in-
sulated. $8,800. Can obtain FHA fi-
nancing. 302 16th St. Call Pridgeon
Insurance Agency to see house. efc
FOR SALE: Three bedroom insulat-
ed home at 1710 Pahlm Blvd. 100'
x 150' lot, garbage disposal, TV an-
tenna, all blinds, living room drapes
Included. Equity reduced. Immer-
late possession, call BAll 7-2311.
FOR SALE: 4 ne* V A houses on
Cypress Ave. Nearly completed.
No down payment. Just closing
costs for qualified veteran. PRID-
GEON AGENCY, phone 7-7741, 301
FOR FRENT: Two bedroom cottage,
furnished, on highway at St. Joe
Beach. $60.00 per month. Call 227-
WILL TAKE CARE of children in
-my home.: Call 227-3078. 3tc
FOR PIANO TUNING and repairs,
.call A. L. Williams, 227-5591. Will
be in town until July 1.
FOR SALE: Used Frigidaire refrig-
erator in good condition. Western
Auto. Phone 227-5251. ltc
WE HAVE SEVERAL watches, ra-
dios and record players. Some
nice rings. 'Fans. Cameras, fishing
rods and reels, pistols. All thsee
items out of pawn. We will sell
cheap. PEEPLES' PAWN SHOP,
704 Third St. Phone 227-3416. tfc
FOR SALE: 6 lots in Beaty Subdi-
vision in White City.Inquire at
Union Finance Co. tfc-3-2
MOVING AND STORAGE: Plann-
ing to move across town or
across country? Call us for free es-
timates. Representatlyes for May-
flower, experienced and qualified.
SURPLUS SALES of ST. JOE, 112
Mon. Ave., Phone 7-4061.
EPTIC TANKS pumped out. Gall
Buford Griffin, Phone 7-7011 for
t(ick expert service. tfe
214y2 7th St. Highland View
Made daily. Also water-applied
decals. Southern ,Decal Co.. Box
FOR SALE: Three bderoom ma- 742 Springfield Station, Panama
sonry home.. Hardwood floors, City, Phone PO 3-1647.
central heat and ducted for air
conditioning. New window unit al- SAMARITAN LODGE No. 40, 1. 0.
ready installed. 813 Marvin Ave. 0. F.-Meets second and fourth
Minerva McLane. 4tp-5-11 Thursdays, 8:00 ,p.m. in American
Legion Hall. All members urged to
FOR SALE: Corner lot, 100x170 at attend.
I White City. See Charles Carter, Noble Grand: Emmett Daniell
1308 Long Ave. 3tp-5-11 Secretary: J. C. Martin.
iT METHODIST CHURCH of MEXICO BEACH
FUND RAISING BENEFIT
Sponsored by Women's ,Society Christian Service
Bring Your Family Bring Your Friends
BIG 2-DAY PLAY DAYS EVENT
THIS SATURDAY and SUNDAY, MAY 27 and 28
ATTENDANCE PRIZE S
ENJOY YOURSELF HAVE FUN
GOLF BOWLING GAMES
MUSIC KIDDIE RIDES
TOMLINSON'S GULF SERVICE 107 Second Street Phone 227-59
101 Mon. Ave. Port St. Joe, Fla. HALL'S LAUNDRY and CLEANERS
POR RANT!' Two -bedroom furnish,
ed apartment, downstairs. Two
,bedroom unfurnished apartment,
upstairs, water furnished. At 522%
Third St. Phone 227-8642. tfc-5-25
FOR SALE: 1960 Rambler Ameri-
can Station Wagon, 2,300 actual
miles. Like new. $1595. Will take
older model car in on trade. Phone
:FOR SALE: My equity in house
at 613 Marvin Ave. Alec Legrone
phone 229-1481. 2tc-5-18
PEOPLE'S PAWN SHOP: "Buy,
sell or trade confidentially with
confidence". The 1 itt le man's
friend. 401 East Third St. Phone
PLUMBING and Electrical Repairs.
Cecil C. Parrish, Phone 227-3886.
1312 Palm Blvd. 4tc-5-4
AUBURN, ALA.-Mrs. Eleanor
M. Nicholson, 110 Westcott Circle,
Port ,St. Joe, will participate in the
National Science Foundation, sum-
mer institute at Auburn University
June 12 through Augst 24. Mrs. Ni-
cholson is *a teacher in the Port
St. Joe High 'School.
Each of the 100 participants in
the institute at Auburn will receive
a stipend of $75 per week for ten
and a -half weeks, a dependency .al-
lowance of $15 per week for up to
four dependents, a travel allowance
and all tuition and fees.
Purpose of the NSF summer in-
stitutes is to improve the quality
of science and mathematics instruc-
tion in the nation's high schools.
Courses are especially designed for
teachers in chemistry, .physics, bo-
tany and zoology, general science,
geometry, algebra, analysis and
statistics. Graduate credit is car-
ried with the courses and may be
used in meeting the requirements
for advanced degrees and for up-
Dr. Ernest Williams, professor of
mathematics and director of the
summer institute, said that a num-
ber of outstanding scientists and
mathematicians will visit the cam-
pus to counsel with the partici-
LOST: Year old pointer bird dog.
Brown and white. Lost at Cape
San iBias. Finder contact Eldon Mc-
Leod, County Judge, Apalachicola.
Garrison Ave. Three bedroom,
masonry house with oak floors, ce-
ramic tile bath, ;breezeway and gar-
age. On 90 ft. by 165 ft. lot. A real
buy for only $11,000. Pay $350.00
down and balance on FHA loan.
Garrison Ave. Three bedroom ma-
sonry house in excellent condition.
Buy owners equity and assume GI
-mortgage with payments *of only
$60.00 per month.
Marvin Ave. Three bedrooms, liv-
ing room and Florida room. Can
purchase owner's equity for only
$1,250.00 down and assume mort-
McClellan Ave. New three bed-
room house to sell for only $10,200
White City. Large three bedroom
masonry house with carport and
porch on 100 by 167 foot lot to sell
for only $8,500.
Two bedroom house in White
City. $40.00 'per mo.
Two bedroom house on 7th St.
$45.00 .per month.
Two bedroom apartment on
Woodward. $45.00 ,per month.
Registered Real Estate Broker
Ph. BAll 7-3491 221 Reid Ave.
WILLIS V. ROWAN, POST 116,
THE AMERICAN LEGION, Meet-
ing first and third Tuesday
nights, 8:00 p.m. American Legion
THERE WILL BE a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe Lodge
No. 111, F&AM every first ano
third Thursday at 8:00 p.m.
JOSEPH C. EVANS, W. M.
BILLY JOE RICH, Sec.
All Master Masons cordially invited
i.AWN MOWER FOR RENT: $1.00
hour. Cut your lawn and let me
worry with upkeep of mower. Gulf
Service Station, Aubrey R. Tomlin-
qon, Phone 7-7501.
R. A. M.-Regular convocation of
St. Joseph Chapter No. 56, R. A.
M., 2nd and 4th Mbndays. All visit-
ing brothers welcome.
John H. Dickey, High Priest
Joel Lovett, Secretary
On The Beach
2 FURNISHED HOUSES
$60.00 per mo. Each
2 UNFURNISHED HOUSES
$40.00 and $50.00 ma.
I. W. DUREN
Phones 227-3171 & 227-5511
TELEPHONE: BAll 7-4191
OPEN DAILY. 2:45 P.! ..
SATURDAY, 12:45 P.M.
BUDDY DENNIS BARBARA
HACKJI' O KEEF[EN
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1961
Published Every Thursday At 306 Williams Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida
By The Star Publishing Company
WESLEY R. RAMSEY Editor and Publisher
Reader and Bookkeeper
Also Linotype Operator, Ad Salesman, Photographer, Columnist, Reporter, Proof
DIAL BALL 7-3161
Entered as second-class matter, December 19, 1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe,
Florida, under Act of March 8, 1879.
SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN AD'4ANCE
ONE YEAR, $3.00 SIX MONTHS $1.75 THREE MONTHS $127.50
TO ADVERTISERS--In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers
do not hold themselves liable for damage further than amount received for such
The spoken word ir given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully
weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces.
The spoken word is lost; the printed word .,emalns.
Coast Hiway 98
MEXICO BEACH, FLA.
- FREE GIFTS -
HURRY! THEY'RE GOING FAST!
BUY FOUR FOR EXTRA SAVINGS!
I I Ik I -
7bl1 Mon. Ave
Port St. Joe, Fla..
Annual e ross Fund
Drive Starts Monday, May 29
Regular checkups by your
doctor o far to Insure bet-;
ter health, greater peace of
mind, meor enjoyment from
Should your doctor pre-
scribe-we stand ready to
fill your prescriptions quick-
ly, courteously, always at
Drive-In Window Service
Buzzett's Drug Store
1ir Williame Ave.
Port St. Joe, Florida
DIAL BAII 7-4331
.Monday, iMay 29, will be a date THE STAR, Port 8t. Joe, Fla.
of extreme importance to the con-
tiniued well-being of every family Red Cross.touches the lives of more
i4 Gulf County, according to Rob- Americans ...than.,.does 'any other
ert Sidwell, Chairman of the Gulf agency outside the Federal Goverii.
County Red Cross: Throughout the meant .
county, volunteers of the Guf In 'listing the achievements ,of
County Red Cross Ohapter will the Red Cross during the past yea.,
launch their annual week long camn- General iGrupnther pointed out:.
,paign to re-enroll their neighbors '.'Year in and year out, the big-
as Red Cross members and to en- gest single Red Cross job is provid-_
list their financial help in carrying iugjhelp tp: men and women in uni-
out its health, welfare and. 3afetvy form, veterans, and their families.
programs. Last. year, this involved nearly 40
The campaign theme is "Ocod per cent of- the annual expenditures
Things Happen When ou Help' 3 -3e..64iii'ion dollars out of 'a total
These six -words epitomize the of 86'7 million dollars. It also took
work of the Red Cross-humanity mnpore' -ban haIf, of the time of our
in action the world over. : volunteers: and. career staff. "Serv-
"As Red Cross members," Sid- ing the Armed Forces is a specific
well said, "every American has thfe arlge se-t fuorti in the Congres-
opportunity to help restore: the dini- sional Charter of 190,0," he contin-
rupted lives of disaster victims; ied:'Tn 'peace as well as in war,
.provide blood for the ill and in- it ia's been one of the basic objec-
jured; train families in first aid, tives, of. the American Red Cross
water safety, and home nursing; since it-was founded 80 years ago."
solve personal and family problems Other Red 'Cross achievements
of servicemen, veterans and their listed !by General, Gruenther for
dependents, -and prepare youth to the 1959-60 Tiscal year included:
become tomorrow's family, com- Collection of more than 2,00,00
munity and national leaders." o blood for the ill and a-
The Gulf County Chapter's cam- jured, 'about 40 per cent of the to-
paign goal is $1700.00, to suppo- tal used in the nation. Disaster re-
tl'. chapter's community services lief in 325 operations in 44 states
in 1961-.62 'and defray its s'hire of .and two territories including emer-
the rational ,Red Cross organiza- agency mass care for 107-700 .persons
tioi- programs of service .o all and, rehabilitation aid to 14,900
A( ricans. fnmilies-all entirelyv free of charge
"Red Cross members heip on-
tribute to the well-being of ,re'y
Amei-rican family," General Alfred
M Craenther, Red Cross .prasidnt,
said. "Through its achievements
in the relief of suffering from dis-
'asters, accidents 'and illness, tile
BOYS (6-16 years) SUMMER CAMP
'North Georgia Mountains. Primary aim: Recrea-
tion. tutoring, free transportation available. Rea-
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McCONNELL
P. O. Box 526
Port St. Joe, Florida
to recipients. Granting 2,739,000
certificates to persons completing
courses in first aid and water safe-
ty, providing mass instruction an-
other 5,000,000 persons through
newspapers and broadcasting, and
granting 21Q,0&00 certificates to per-
sons completing 'home nursing cour-
ses. "The monetary cost of these
Red Cross programs would ,be as-
tronomically higher without the
work of our dedicated, trained vol-
unteers-over two million of them
-who outnumber our career staff
by 155 to one," General Gruentrer
THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1961
Hendrix To Attend
BAL HARBOUR-Dr. J. Wayne
Hendrix of Port St. Joe will official-
ly represent the Franklin-Gulf
County Medical .Society during the
Florida Medical Association's an-
nual meeting being held here May
He was elected by members of
the local medical group as their
voting 'delegate to the state associa-
tion, it .was announced by Dr. Sam-
*uel M. Day of Jacksonville, associa-
Along 'with representatives of
Florida's other 39 county .medical
societies, Dr. Hendrix will serve as
a member of the state group's
House of Delegates, the convention
will include scientific exhibits and
'assemblies, addresses by prominent
-national and state medical' authori-
ties and meetings of the 21 state
Gulf County 'received surplus pro-
perty valued at '$43,134 during the
first quarter of 1961, the Florida
Development Commission .reported
The school .board received $3,138
In property, the health unit obtain-
ed property worth $4,804 and civ:1
defense acquired :material valued
'Most valuable single item receiv-
ed was a trailer van. worth $21,000
received by, civil defense. Other
items acquired 'by the unit were a
Dodge cargo truck, truck tractor,.
41 pounds of electronic parts, surgi-
cal lamp, respirator .and attach-
ments, -radio set receiver and .trans-
,Co-chairman of 'the National 'Red matter and -tents.
Cross campaign t6r members and School items included blinker
funds are Elisha Gray, II, chairman codes, a stencilf utter, three meat
of the board of the Whirlpool Corp., grinders, four rolls of .magnetic,
St. Joseph, Mich., and Theodore V. tape, photograph paper, a shoe tin-
Houser of- Fredericksburg, Va., re- fishing machine and cloth.
tired .chairman 'of the board of Among *articles received by the
Sears, Roebuck and Company. Mr. health center ',-were insecticide,
Houser was chairman of last year's paint and lubricating oil.
national campaign. During the quarter, the Surplus'
9 Property Department of the Com-!
mission issued property -valued at
SHOP AT HOME $3,563,283 to the entire state.
The Belle DuBose Circle of the
Highland View Baptist Church met
in the home of Mrs. Laverne Pow-
ell, Monday,. May 15.
The meeting was opened with
prayer by Mrs. R. B. Davis, who
was 'a visitor at the 'meeting.
A very interesting program,
"What God Hath Wrought Through
Prayer", was presented. Mrs. W.
'C.. Goodson dismissed. the meeting
Mrs. Powell served delicious re-
freshments to the members pres-
CARD OF THANKS
To 'all niy Ifriends, I want to
thank each'and veery one for re-
membering me on my 90th anniver-
/ MVIRS. NANCY ROAN
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank my many friends
for their 'acts of kindness, their
great concern and their prayers of-
fered in my behalf 'during my ill-
ness. Your interest was very much
ARNOLD DANIE L1.
Send The STAR To A Friend
A DAY TO REMEMBER
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A GIFT TO 1 | I
BE CHERISHED "' '
To have and to give .
a lasting moment of your
graduation, wedding, or
other important day. Our
photo-portraits w ill be
cherished 'by you 'amd
yours for years to come.
Phone 227-8681 Highland View Highway 98
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Swim Suits Arrow Shirts
Short Sleeve and
$1 01 to $1 995 / Long Sleeve
SHORTS :, Sport Shirts
SSHIRTS By Norris Casual
SPedal Pushers \': $2.98 to $5.98
Knit Shirts .
SPrices Sr Knit Shirts
$3.98 up $2.98 to $4.00
Costume B E L T S
Jewelry $1.50 $3.00
EAR BOBS I.Wembley
NECKLACES NY L ON H 0 SIERY $1.50so $2.00
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$3.98 $1.15 to $1.65 SLACK$6.98 to
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IT$S EASY WITH ANELE FOO CTRCZE
Baking an' apple pie today? If you own an electric food'
freezer, you can bake several pies freeze the extras-'
have them ready to simply heat and serve on daysvwhen '-.. .
you're too busy to bake. Enjoy exftr Are iwth a frtemer--
And being able to cook your favorite foods now, serve extra savings, too. See the new model
them later, is just-one advantage of electric food freezing. -----, at your dealer's today.
You'll save shopping trips by buying foods in quantity -- .-- .. -
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By Permalift and Maiden Form
$1.50 to $5.95
If It's Lingerie .
GIVE HER THE FINEST
$4.00 to $8.98
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59c to $2.00
65c to $1.00
$1.98 to $5.95
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14 OUNCE BOTTLES
Del Monte CATSUP
NO. 303 CANS
IGA Garden SWEET PEAS
NO. 303 CANS
Stokely SLICED BEETS
Small Lean Pork-For Barbecuing LB.
R I B S 45c
Del Monte CORN
3 No. 303 cans
i'GA SWEETENED and UNSWEETENED
GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 46-ounce can 25c
151/2 OUNCE CANS
Armour's CHILI with BEANS 3 cans 79c
NO. 303 CANS
IGA Brand FRUIT COCKTAIL 4 cans 89c
MAXWELL HOUSE (Limit 1 Can with $5.00 or more Food Order)
1 POUND PACKAGES
GERBER and BEECH NUT
Strained BABY FOOD
I enty cf FREE PARKING!
We Reserve Limit Rights
Specials for Thursday, Friday
& Saturday, May 25, 26, 27
0 R ANGEL
3 ibs. $1.39
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FACTORY PACK '
(Limit I With $5.00 Purchase)
Kraft BARBECUE SAUCE 11
Kraft ITALIAN DRESSING
INSTANT DRY MILK 8
VANILLA WAFERS 20
TOMATO or VEGETABLE
9/2 OUNCE IPKG.
Kellogg's RAISIN BRAN
Como BATHROOM TISSUE 4 r
NO. 1 CANS
Calo Brand CAT FOOD
Real Kill BUG KILLER
TON1 HOME PERMANENT $2.00
FREE MISS .AMERICAN PATTERN BOOK
8 oz. jar 39c
8 oz. jar 35c
qt. pkg. 69c
oz. pkg. 29c
2 cans 29c
oll pkg. 29c
2 cans 29c
qt. jar 89c
plus Fed. tax
U. S. NO. 1
Long Finger Washed
Home Grown Fresh
2 bags 29c
2 Ibs. 29c
IGA BEEF, HAM and
C HI C KEN DIN N ERS
11 oz. pkg. 57 c
2 Ibs. 39c
6 ounce pkg. 35c
6 ounce pkg.
208 Monument Avenue
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
gatin ani 1". A o i6aei leOati, A Mis M aei t td i
a crown of seed pearls and a finger are still considerably under other
tip length veil. She carried a bou-!Addresses Kiwanis area hospital rates. The new rates
quet of lilies -Df the valley and are $12.00 per day for semi-private
mums. rooms, $15.00 for private room with
The church was decorated with Miss Minerva McLane, adminis- semi-private bath and $16.00 for
large cases of white flowers and trator of 'the Port St. Joe Munici- private room with private bath.
large fans of magnolia leaves. pal Hospital -made some compari- It is now the policy of the hos-
Large candle arbors formed an sons ,between the old and new hos- pital to receive a. deposit of the
arch in the choir flanked -by lilies. pitals to the Kiwanis Club Tues- difference .between room rates and
and whi.e glads. day, insurance allowances for a one
The bride was attended by Miss Miss ,McLane pointed out that week stay.
Joyce Davis, maid of honor and- the old hospital building was built Guests of the .club were Nelson
Miss Jeannette Mitchell and Miss by WPA labor and completed in Hall and David Nance, 'both of Port
Eva Kilbourn as -bridesmaids. They 1943- "It was !officially designated St. Joe High School.
were dressed in .blue sheaths with as a 22 bed facility. Miss McLane --
lace. over the skirts and wore head- said that the hospital has held as
pieces of blue voil in a crown of -high as 40 patients .since she has Circuit Judge
lily of the valley. Each carried a been here. The new institution is
nosegay of blue and white flowers. designated as a 50 bed hospital. -,otarM speaker
Attending the groom .as best man The new hospital is being com-Rotary eaker
was his father, Rev. H. C. Mitchell pleted at a cost of nearly a half -
of Southport. Serving as ushers 'million dollars. Over half of the 'Circuit Judge Ben Willis of Tal-
-were Cary Godwin, William -R. Mar- -money came from government Hill- lahassee spoke before the Rotary
chant T.hurman ..Tannhs and Oscar Burton funds. -There are no wards Club at their regular -meeting last
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Miss Mary Ann Williams Becomes Bride
Of Hulon P. Mitchell In Church Ceremony
iMiss Mary Ann Williams became ing.
the bride of Hulon P. Mitchell in Joe Williams, Jr., father of the
the First '.Baptist Church here in bride, gave his daughter in mar-
Port St. Joe on Saturday, May 6 riage.
with Rev. -C. Byron Smith, officiat- The 'bride was beautiful in bridal
Nuptial music was provided by
iMrs. Louise Beard who sang, "I
'Love You Truly", "Because" and
"The Lord's Prayer". Mrs. Willo-
dean Leavelle was at the organ. -
,Mrs. Joe Williams, -mother of the
bride was .attired in a beige lace
gown with a lace h-at of leaves and
flowers and other matching aces-
sories. Mrs. Mitchell, mother of the
groom wore a navy shantung dress
with -white accessories. Both wore
a white orchid corsage.
After the wedding ceremony, a
reception was held on the lawn at
-the home of the bride's .parents on
Marvin Avenue. The bride's table
.was ,beautifully appointed and held
a punch bowl and three-layer cake.
. For her wedding trip, the bride
wore a navy suit with white acces-
sories and an orchid corsage.
The couple is now at home at .513
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in thne. new hospital. All rooms are
either private or semi-private. The
new hospital will -have much new
equipment. Miss McLane said that
the Florida Development Commis-
sion, administrators of the Hill-
Burton -funds, told the city to dis-
card .much of the equipment in use
and replace it. New equipment is
costing in the neighborhood of $50,-
000. Miss McLane said that all of
the new equipment is the .best ob-
tainalble and should serve Port St.
Joe for many years to come.
New -features in the new hospi-
tal are: a recovery room for .pa-
tients coming out of surgery to re-
ceive constant care for a period
of time; air conditioning; oxygen
piped to every room and 'many
other features that -will make -the
new hospital more efficient/ and
Miss McLane said tnat .more per-
sonnel was recommended by the
Development .Commission, but that
they would be added only as need-
ed. At present, the hospital employs
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Cool and comfortable
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priced at $2.98
priced $1.50 to $5.95
By McGregor and Puritan
New clip-on 100% dacron silks
$1.50 to $2.50
Manhattan and TruVal
Ivy styles. If it's a shirt for the man
on your list, we have them.
priced from $3.98
See our SHIRTS in this month's
FOR DADS .
For Dad on His Day
Stetson and Stevens
Perfect-for comfort and style
For the man among men
$5.00 to $7.50
Manhattan Dress Shirts
In 100% wash and wear Man-
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THURSDrAY, MAY 2, i01
BOY SCOUT QUEEN-Pictured above is Miss Diane Han-
non, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Han-
non. Diane was chosen "Queen" by Troop 47, Boy Scouts
of America at their annual Circus last Friday night. Miss
Hannon will reign as "Queen" for the Scout troop for a
year. (Star photo)
curity accounts of -more .than 75 Office, old-age, survivors, and dis-
million workers .during 1961. ability insurance .payments at the
Local people participate and I end of December 1960 were being
share in this program along with paid to 10,416 persons at 'the rate
the rest -of the United States. The of $505,984.00 iper month. More
table below shows the number and than '$6,000,000.00 will be paid to
monthly amount of each -type of 'beneficiaries in 'his area during
benefit being paid in the seven 1961, using the December 1960 rate
Willis, ,a student of 'the history
of .Florida Circuit Judges told the
Club some of the more humorous
incidents linked to the lives of the
Judges of bygone years. One of
the -most colorful -of these Judges
was Pleasant Woodson White of
Abe Springs. White served as Cir-
ciut Judge after the Civil War and
was the only Circuit Judge in Flor-
ida history to be arrested for a de-
cision that he handed down. He
made the mistake of placing a Re-
publican in a public job and was
arrested for this flagrant use of his
The Judge also told of some of
the more humorous cases he had
presided over in years :pas'.
Guests of the club were Gene
Austin of Apalachicola and Merrit
Pope of Panama -City.
The Club entertainment commit-
tee has planned ladies night for
Thursday, June 1.
2 Forest Fires Are
Reported In Week
'Forest Department Dispatcher
J. H. Pope, reported that during
the -past 'week, two forest fires
have burned 22.3 acres of Gulf
To date this. year, there have
been 13 fires burning 73.9 acres.
Pope states that during this same
week last year, two fires burned
23 acres, to nearly equal the same
week this year. Thus far in the
year during 1960, there had been
16 fires burning 144.1 acres.
Pope irges that all forest fires .be
reported as" soon as possible to
St. Joe Tower, ,phone 229-2341 so
that they -might -be put out as
quickly as -possible.
The Jack .and Jill Kindergarten,
operated 'by Mrs. E. R. DuBose and
Mrs. Bob Fox, will present their
annual closing exercises .next
Thursday night, June 1 at 7:3-0 p.m.
The exercises -will be held in the
The public is invited to attend.
600 In Gulf Get
-- More 'than 600 people in Gulf
County were receiving old-age, sur-
vivors and disability insurance ben-
efits under Social Security at the
end of 1960. The total benefits paid
to these people for December 1960
was $30,296.00, according to John
V. Carey, District Manager of 'the
Panama City .Social Security Dis-
Nationally, almost 15 millionipeo-
-ple were receiving about a billion
dollars a -month In old-age, survi-
vors, and disability insurance bene-
fits at the close of 1960. Many of
these people were made eligible
for .benefits by the changes in the
law made in, 1960-such as the re-
duction in the amount of work re-
quired' to qualify for retirement or
survivor benefits and the removal
of the age 50 requirement for,dis-
Payments to a retired worker
with no dependents averaged $70.00
in December 1960; to a retired cou-
ple, the average payment was $124.
The average for an aged widow was
1960 was the 20th year that So-
cial Security benefits were payable,
and the 25th anniversary of the So-
cial Security Act, which became
law in 1935. More than nine out of
every 10 people in the United States
have basic financial protection un-
der old-age, survivors, and disabili-
ty insurance-protection paid for
by Social Security taxes on employ-
ees, their employers, and the self-
employed. Earnings will be report-
ed and credited to the Social Se-
Retired worker 4,317
Dis. worker 508
Wife ,or Husband of
disabled worker 1,726 49,974.00
Widow or widower 671 31,285.00
Dependent parent 39 1,927.00
Mother w/children 465 21,572.00
Children of retired,
deceased or disabled
worker 2,690 92,541.00
For the entire seven county area,
served by the Panama City Distric
of payment. State-wide, benefits to-
taling $373,543,000.00 were paid in
Florida during 1960.
The Social Security Law has been
changed many times since it was
passed in 1-935. You may actually
-have a right to Social .Security -ben-
efits' but these benefits cannot be
paid unless you file your claim for
-them, even though you have bought
and paid for this protection thru
your working years.
Whenever you have d question
-on Social Security matters, always
contact your nearest Social Secur-
ity office. The -office for 'this area
is located at 1135 Harrison Avenue,
Panama City. The telephone num-
ber is POplar 3-5331.
PUbLUC MORTGAGE CO.
Call or Write
301 Williams Ave. Phone 229-2721
Port St. Joe, Fla.
ON A GOOD JOB!
We are proud of you for the wonderful job
you have done-you're a credit to our com-
munity! We sincerely wish you the very best
of luck in attaining whatever you hope for in
the years to come.
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"Outfitters for Dads and Lads"
northwest Florida Counties of Bay,
Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jack.son,
Walton and Washington .as of De-
cember. 31,. 1960-the date of the
latest available figures.
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