The star
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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: May 29, 1942
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida' 'Future Industrial Center

Buy War Bonds [
Every Pay Day

Let's Double
Our Quota V


Bill Approved For

Pipe Line to Jax

Memorial Services

To Be Held Sunday

At Methodist Church;
Urged To Display


Tomorrow, May 30, is Memoria
Day, and all business houses, an
home owners are urged to display
the American flag from sunrise
to sunset as a tribute to those wb
have died, in the defense of the:
country. ,,,
Memorial services of an inte
denominational order will be hel
Sunday evening at 8 o'clock at th
Methodist church, and the public
is invited, to join in these services
T. M. Schneider, commander of th
local American Legion post, re
quc:sts that all Legionnaires an
ex-service men who do not belon
to the Legion attend. this service
Members of the post are asked t
wear their Legion caps andi mee
in front of the church at 7:45.
---~-4- -

Certificates Are

Awarded Civil

Defense Workers

Member of State Defense Counci
Is Principal Speaker At

Civil defense workers to the
number of 128 were awarded cer
tificates of accomplishment Wed
nesday evening at a public present.
station ceremony held at the higl
school auditorium under directioI
of the Gulf County Defense Coun
The program was opened witl
Sthe school band, under the direct
tion of Bandmaster hay Wood
.playing "The Star .Spangled Ban
The 'speaker of the evening, W
E. Culbreath of 'Tallahassee, as
sistant director of the state de
fense council, was then introduced
by George Snowden, chairman of
the local defense council.
Mr. Culbreath gave an interest-
ing talk, outlining the various du
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Is Necessary to Keep Pace .Witi
Rapidly-Growing Demand

At a cost of more than a thou.
sand dollars, the Gulf County
Dairy, operated by H. M. Me-
Clamma, 'this week completed in-
stallation of one of the latest -pas-
teurizing units with a capacity, of
80 gallons of milk in order to take
care of the rapidly-growing busi-
ness of this modern dairy.
-Mr. 1McClamma states that with
this new addition to his dairy
equipment he is now able -to take
care of the entire milk consump-
tion in Port St. Joe and environs.
The Gulf 'County Dairy has es-
tablished an enviable reputation
for high quality! milk and cream
and its clean, modern establish-
ment carries a high rating with the
state board of h alth.

Original Measure Called For
Apalachicola As Terminus;
Changed to Port St. Joe

With one pipe line from Port St.
Joe already doing its ;bit in sup-
plying the eastern seaboard with
petroleum products, via Chatta-
nooga, Tenn., there is a strong
possibility that this city will be-
come .the t rminal of a second line
stretching to Jacksonville. This
fact is brought out in 'a United
Press dispatch from Washington,
dated' last Sunday, as follows.
"Chainman Joseph J. Mansfield
ot the rivers and. harbors commit.
tee, said Saturday he would ask
for early house consideration of
the 'bill to authorize expendiiture
of $144,000,000 for a Florida pipe-
line and improvement of the Galt
ana Atlantic coastal waterw,-;zys.
"The bill, approved by the com-
mittee Friday, would authorize a
pipe line from Port St. Joe, Fia.,
to Jacksonville, connecting the
Gulf Inland, waterway system to
the Atlantic ,seaboard waterway.
Both waterway systems would Ibe
improved and extended, with a
new barge canal to be built from
Port Inglis, Fla., to Jacksonville,
and the Texas coastal waterway
extended f-rom Corpus Christi
south n to _near__thelMenipani, border.,-
"Mansfield said he *Would ask
Speaker Sam Raylburn and Demo-
cratic Leader John W. McCor-
matek of Massachusetts to call the
bill up as soon as possible."
W. T; Edwards, Edward Ball and

18-20 Registration Lewis

Is Set For Jhie 30

No Active Service In the Armed A s
Forces For New Reidtrants
Until They Arl 20

President Roosevelt last Friday RETURNED.T
s t June 30 as registrion day for
young men between i8 and 20
years of age. He als called for
registration on that d te for pos-
sible military service lof all men
who reached 20 years if age after i
December 31, 1941, anlt on or be t '.
fore June 30 next wip have not ; j.
heretofore been registred.
This will, complete fbr the pres-
ent the registration of the nation's
manpower for both fighting and
noncombatant war duty, and wil '
be the fifth registratioi'under ex-
isting law. i .

Men 18 andi 19 yearsiof age whe
will register -between 7 a. m. and
9 p. m. on June 30 .ill not be
subject to the military, draft until
they reach 'the age o, 20. Males
between 20 and 45 ale now sub-
ject to military service.
It is estimated that 3,,000,000 or
more young men will be affected by
the now order, including 2,400,000
of 18 and 19-year-olds'and 600,000
who have turned 20 since Decem-
ber 31. last. Approximately 40,-
000,000 persons between 20 and 65
have been registered in the four
previous drafts.
The latest proclamation affects
all male citizens born on or aftei
January 1, 1922, or on andl before
June 30, 1924.
-J -
paper Saivage Has

Been Discontinued

Attention Will Now Be Given to!

Is Returned



Defeats Charles' C Wilson
Majority of 209 Votes
In Warm.Race


More interest was taken in the
run-off race between Charles C.
Wilson and E. Clay Lewis Jr., for
the office of representative in the
legislature from Gulf county than.
was manifest bty the voters in the
first primary when 31. candidates'
names appeared on the ballot for
12 offices. The total vote cast for
representative in the first primary,
exclusive of absentee ballots, was
1731, while the total Tuesdlay was

T, 1789.
Wilson chalked up a lead of ap-
proximately 100 votes over Lewis
in the first primary, but last Tues-
day saw the tambes turned, with
E. Clay Lewis Jr., local attorney, L-wis taking 999 of the total vote
who was re-elected to the office
of representative in the legisla W
of representative in the legisla clear majority of 209 votes over
ture from Gulf county in Tues- his opponent and: returning him to
day's second primarythe office he has filled for a num-
ber of years.
SnOWden Heads Great interest was taken thruout
the county in the run-off ahd
District Aircraft every effort was made by backers
'of both men to see that every
Warning Service available registered voter cast his
or| her ballot, as witness the. ex-
-ceptionally, heavy vote, which is
wevlr-S rirvisc--svor-cuni- i .iuisual- for. a -second .primary' in
T. V. Morris Named As Gulf an off-year election.
County Sub-Director All precincts but Port St. Joe
were reported in by 10 o'clock
Tuesday night with Leawis holding
George L. Snowden, head of the a lead of 112 over Wilson, and in-

Mayor J. L. iSharit were in Wash- Collection of Rubber Gulf County, uetense Council, has terest waxed high as the count
ington to present the advantages And Metals been named! as district civil direc- proceeded here, the largest pre-
of Port St. Joe as a terminal for tor of the ground observer system, cinct, but by the time the judges
the proposed pip: line, and Mayor Residents of Port St. Joe who aircraft warning service, 'by the had reached the half-way mark in
Sharit, appearing before the rivers have been piling up old magazines, First Interceptor Command. at counting the 831 ballots cast the
and, harbors committee last week newspapers and fiberboard boxes Jacksonville. The district under result was obvious.
told of our fine harbor, storage fa- can now turn them into a bonfire supervision of iMr. Snowden in- The complete unofficial vote fol-
cilities for petroleum products and or put them out for the garbage eludes the counties of Washington, lows:
our modern dock facilities. He truck to carry away, for victory in Holmes, Jackson, Bay, Calhoun. PRECINCT Lewis Wilson
told of our connections with the the battle against a waste paper Gulf and Franklin. Kenney' Mill.......169 29
intracoastal canal, and said: shortage has been proclaimed. One of the first official acts .by Wite City ........ 39 8
"Port St. Joe not only would be So successful has been the Mr. Snowden in his new capacity Highland View ...... 59 68
the ideal location as the western waste paper campaign that a was the appointment of sub-dls- Overstreet ...... 21 33
terminus of .this pipe line for the shortage has now been turned trict directors for each county. In Dalkeith ............ 56 28
reason that it can be used Iby the into a surplus and the drive for Gulf county T. V. Morris has been .........
intracoastal canal from -Corpus paper salvage has been discon. named as. the sub-distirct civil Weitppo ............ 14 9
,Christi east, but also on account tinued. But it may be resumed if director. Port St. Joe ........ 464 487
of the facilities of St. Joseph's a shortage should again develop. Mr. Morris has been extremely S J ......
Bay, where large sea-going tankers Emphasis has shifted in the sal- active in his work as co-ordinator Totals............999 790
can-be docked and unloaded with vage program to metal and rubber of the Gulf County Defense Coun- ...........
jiple facilities to keep both pip- because of the continuing shortage cil, andi Mr. Snowden expressed
lines and storage facilities we-ll of supplies of these materials for' satisfaction at being able to se- WILLIAMS GROCERY
supplied, either through the intra- war industries, cure the services of a man of such NOW ONE OF MOST
i.)a;'tal waterway system or by Floridians responded to the call experjenc: and ability to take over, MODERN IN ST. JOE
tankers through the Gulf of -Mex- or waste paper with such enthu-(this important post because .the'
ico. This, would' save some 65 miles siasm that the battle was won on defense, both active and passive, New Addition to Building Is Com-
of haul over that of the vicinity 'his front in less than six months of the eastern seaboard depends. pleted and Fixtures Installed
of the Apalachicola Bay area. (It after the shortage was reported. to a large extent, upon the suc-
was first proposed to build a pipe Contributions made by men, wo. cessful functioning of the aircraft C. C. Williams this week opened
line from Apalachicola to Jackson- men and children throughout Flor- warning service. his remodeled grocery and market
ville.-Ed.) ida far exceeded the expectations located at the corner of Reid ave-
"The distance from Port St. Joe of federal officials. County Clerk Is Visitor inue and First street, andl now has
to Jacksonville is approximately H. L. Gutterson, head of the 'County Clerk J. R. Hunter was one of the most modern estaiblishl
20 miles greater than from the general salvage program in Flor- a visitor in the city Wednesday ments of its kind in Port St. Joe.
Apalachicola Bay area, ibut on ac- ida, states that the shortage of checking up on the public pulse With the new Ibrick addition to
count of the facilities mentioned it rubber and metals remains acute after the hot election Tuesday. In- his old building and the installa-
certainly seems more expedient to and the campaign for these classes cidentally, Joe says he won't be tion of modern fixtures, including
construct the new pipe line from of scrap should be continued with able to get down this way, often the latest equipment avaialble for
Port St. Joe. The informa- renewed energy. unless he rides his bike, and he the meat market, Mr. Williams
tion that I have is that it will City departments, defense coun- states that that's out of the ques- is all set to cater to the needs of
'take less than 1400 tons of addi- cil committees and community or- tion due to the fact that his legs housewives of the city. It should
tional steel, from Port St. Joe than. ganizations have been requested to are practically atrophied from rid- be a pleasure to shop in this light.
from the Apalachicola Bay area. discontinue paper collection and ing too much in automobiles. cbol grocery.
This is far less.than the great give attention for the present to --- Marking the opening of his re-
amount of critical material and rubber and metal drives. Mrs. Shannon Home from Hospitar modeled premises, Mr. Wililams
steel that would be required for --. --- Mrs. W. P. Shannon was brought this week is offering some excep-
building entirely new pumping and FISHING SEASON TO home last week from a Panama tional bargains in foodstuffs. His
tanking facilities in the Apalachi- OPEN HERE MONDAY City hospital. She is reported to advertisement will be found on
(Continued on Page 2) Nut sed! he improving nicely. another page of this issue.



Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla.,
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor

Entered as Second-class matter, December 10,
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida,
under Act of March 3, 1879.

Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
One Year........$2.00 Six Months...... 1.00
Three Months.......... 65c

-4f Telephone 51 j-

The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
'The spoken word barely asserts; the printed
word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
Sis lost; the printed word remains.

Our Country Right or Wrong

Another' Memorial Day will arrive tomor-
roa-nhd we will observe it in a world resound-
ing to the din .6f battle. We will pay tribute
tomorrow to'the men who sacrificed their
lives-and who today are sacrificing their
liyes-that their country might preserve the
institutions and ideals established by our fore-
For the heroic dead we shall offer prayer
and bare our heads in tribute to their patriot-
ism. For the living, whether they are among
us as. healthy citizens, racked with pain on a
hospital bed, or in the front lines, we can
*pay.no better tribute or do no greater service
than to rededicate ourselves to the ideals for
which they fought and are fighting for to.
day-ideals that are in great danger today.
What we have and are we owe in large
measure to the brave souls who gave their
lives that we might live a free and unfettered
people. Their service was no greater, how.
ever, than the inspiration they furnished.
Each has contributed equally to our advance-
meit as a nation.
Their lips are stilled-and yet they are-fiut
silent. The dead have left a message for the
living, and the message is that we keep in-
tact the glorious heritage they fought to
We know not what the dead may see or'
hear or think, but of this we may be cer-
tain: That if they are observers of the liv-
ing, they will take more account of the high
resolve within our souls than of the flowers
we sirew tomorrow upon their graves.

More than 150 merchant ships-a large
number of them tankers-have been sunk off
the Atlantic coast since December 7, 1941.
That's a lot of steel sent to Davy Jones*
locker and an effort is being made to build
ships faster than they can be sunk.
Why not.cancel the construction of tankers
and use the steel so saved' to build pipelines
to serve those sections which in the past have
been dependent upon tankers for oil and gas-
oline?4Pipelines can be laid rapidly and they
would not only deliver the goods during.this
emergency, but would continue giving service
after the war is over.
The whole problem is transportation-there
is plenty of petroleum for all purposes,.bu
it can't be delivered to some points where it
is needed-unless pipelines are constructed.

There has been some grumbling and grous-
ing about the "dim-out" in effect in Port St.
Joe, but the Tallahassee Democrat, in an edi-
torial on the darkening of Florida's shoreline,
says this of our fair city: "Not waiting for
orders, Port St. Joe, beyond the Eastern De-
ferise Command, has voluntarily blacked out."
And, we might add, Panama City has re-
alized the halo cast out by the city's lights
and has joined the ranks of voluntarily dark-
ened cities.

Classified ad: "Four-burner oil stove want-
ed by woman with large oven."

Never before in ththistory of Port St. Joe
has spring house cleaning been so important.
Because 1942 is the critical year for the de-
mocracies, it is unlikely that there will be
such an important sing house cleaning in
any future year. Wh,? War industries are
waiting for the coppe; iron, brass, rags and
rubber that Port St. J(e housewives will drag
out of hiding and start on- the way to be made
into tanks, planes and gins.
Every home in Port S Joe harbors some
item or items of past tsulnes.s which,coulc
go into the crucibles of var and come out in
the shape of a lethal wea on to turn against
the Japanazis. Now Ucle Sam wants ail
these items and asks thai they be pulled out
of hiding and put to us for the armies of
the democracy.
There is an added reas n for making this
spring house cleaning in 'ort St. Joe one oi
the most thorough in a century. Gus Creech,
head of the auxiliary fireman's unit of the
Gulf County Defense Cou cil, points out that
attics and garages full df objects are safe
resting places for incendiary bombs. Picture
the difficulty of a home fire bomb fighter in
an attic full of old begs, stoves, electrical
equipment 'and hanging nothing!
Defense of our homes s an' important fac-
tor in national defense. A population, burned
out and homeless, can cin produce nothing
to keep the army supplied it must devote ex-
tra time and energy to the difficult task oi
trying to shelter and carc for homeless fam-
ilies. Defeat by fire bomb on the home front
would, therefore, weaken the nation and leave
the army and navy helpless.
That gives us a double-barreled reason for
making Port St. Joe's 942 spring house
cleaning the best and moit thorough in his-
tory. It will strengthen the home front and
put weapons in the hands bf the boys on the
fighting front.

The city of Port St. Joe in the past has
had two laundries established, but both were
compelled to go out of business because of
laundries in nearby cities sending their trucks
here and cutting prices to such an extent that
the local concerns could not compete and
stay in business. Then the outside laundries
boosted their prices.
Now, with no tires available, this outside
laundry service has been discontinued and
our people have to get their laundry done as
best they can.
Had residents of the city patronized home
industry, even though it might have cost a
bit more, they would have a laundry here to-
The money they paid out to laundries in
neighboring cities went to build up those
cities; money was taken out of circulation
here, to the detriment of local business con-
cerns. Had they traded at home, the money
would have been retained in circualtion here
and they would have gotten another crack at
it. But when it went to Marianna, Quincy
and Panama City it was 'gone forever.
This principle applies to all commodities,
and wherever possible we should always
trade at home-it builds our home commun-
ity, not neighboring communities. Think of
this the next time you drag out a mail order
catalog to order something that you can buy
just as well right here in Port St. Joe.

There's always a silver lining to every dark
cloud. With tires, cars and gasoline on the
ration list our national traffic death toll is
due to take a big drop.

Time Marches On! and the impatient fish-
ermen will be all set to go next Monday

Anyway, the race for representative from
Gulf county was a good one-and apparently
the best man won. .

Keep smiling-and buy War Bonds!

The Nation's No. 1 Life Insurance Policy


(Continued is~n Phtk- 1)
cola area. Algo a great quantity of
steel would have to 'he used in that
area to construct the necessary
dock faciltiltes'"
Pointing out that be wAs fa-
miliar with the country through
which the proposed pipe line would
pass, Mayor Sharit informed theh
committee that it would be advis-
able "that the western terminus of
the pipe line should be located in
Port St. Joe, andl that it should be
built in a northeasterly direction
to a point near Monttcello or
:Greenville, through lands belong-
ing to the federal forest service
and those of one, large landowner
of wncin e ci r o Porf f i t. Joe
would be willing to assist in get-
ting the necess'ainy rightstof-way
with the least possible cost to Jthe
federal government.
"If, to save pipe line mileage, an
attempt were made to follow the
Gulf coast from either Port St.
Joe or the vicinity of Apalachicola
Bay, great difficulties would' be en-
]countered on. account of the very
'dense jungles, marshes and, the
heavy surface lime rock deposits
which are found parallel to the
'Gulf coast in that area," Sharit
pointed out.
The mayor concluded his talk
before the committee by saying:
"Therefore may I suggest ,and
urge that in the light of the'ii ats
recited above and other provable
considerations, that this committee
fix the western terminus of the
pipe line at Port St. Joe, Florida."
Congressman Bob Sikes has also
been working on enactment of this
legislation, and in a statement be-
fore the rivers and harbors com-
mittee Sikes said: "In Florida we
have long been convinced that the
carrying power of the intracoastal
waterway and' of the dock and
harbor facilities of our state have
been used) for 'but a small part of
their capacity. Through the greater
use of barges, pipelines and rail-
roads we can speedily and effec-
tively help to reduce the present
emergcniy, in gasoline and oil sup-
plies. All we seek is an opportun-
ity to show how quickly we can
put to work men and materials
not actively engaged in the war
'Sikes pointed out to the com-
mitte: that there are many small
yards with lumber and workers
needed to.,b..build wooden barges
and towing craft, saying: "These
can he put into service to relieve
the steel barges which are re-
quired for gasoline shipments."
As a result of the presentation
of facts, figures and data pertain-
ing to the facilities at Port St. Joe
the bill was revamped to place the

western terminal of the pipe line
here instead of at Apalachicola or
Carrabelle, as witness the press
dispatch quoted above and the fol-
lowing telegramin received Friday
by Mayor Sharit fronr W. T. Ed;
wards in Washington:
J. L. Sharit,
Port St. Joe, Fla.
Bill amended as requested
for Port St. Joe then unani-
mously approved by committee.
W. E. Edwards.
Work has already started on one
of six pipe lines intended to help
relieve the oil situation in' the
east. The project on which work
has started, largely with the use
of secondhand pipe, will ,provide
an all-pipe line route from eastern
Texas and Kansas to the ea st
.coast. In Texas, cre3s are,, ~gging
up 111 mil-s of old eight-inch pipe
which will 'be used: to provide ad-
ditional capacity on an existing,
line between Dallas and Cushing,


have 3 on hand. Fine mechanical
shape,, new paint, good rubber.
Reasonably priced. G. E. McGill,
or call at Star office. 6-5*
WANrT'b: Man with car. Route
Experience preferred but not
necessary to start. Rawleigh's,
Dept. FAE-190-M, Memphis, Tenn.
WANTED-Used roll-top,desk. Pre-
fer small size Call at The Star
office. 5-29tf
Notice Is hereby given that the
undersigned, pursuant to the "Fic-
titious, Name Statute," House Bill
No. 1175, Chapter No. 20953, Laws
of Floridla, 1941, will rLgister with
the Clerk of the Circuit Court, in
and 'for Gulf County, Florida, upon
receipt of proot of the publication
of this. notice, the fictitious name
to-wit: ST. JOE LUMBER CO.,
under which I am engaged in busi-
ness, at Port St. Joe, Florida.
That the party interested in said
business entcd'prise is as follows:
Carl A Soderberg.
Dated at Port St. Joe, Gulf
County, Florida, May 8, 1941.
5-8 6-5


I In,

FRIDAiY,- M:AY 20;,~'1042.



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Attend School of Instruction
Mrs. Lovie Coburn,, Mrs. L. E.
Spillers and Mrs. W. S. Smith at-
tended an Eastern Star school of
instruction held Wednesday in
Quincy under direction of Grand
Matron Mrs. Frances Keisiling.

Society Personals Churches
i _


C. COE Mr. and Mrs. S. L. rke enter- Get Di mas Mmbers of thgraduating class A MARTN THEATRE
tainted the Saturday Nght Supper of Port St. Joe high school re-THEATRE
D E N T I S T club last week at their home. Fol- cently have been honored guests ROY WILLIAMS, Manager
Office Hours: 9 to 12; 1 to 6 lowing the delicious meal, cards Marking the. end of tleir high at a number of social events. Ooens Daily 2:45, Continuously
Sunday By Appoirtment were the order of the evening. school days, 26 member of the Mrs. Robert Tapper was hostess Saturday 1:00 Sunday 1:00
Coin Bldg. Port St. Joe Present with the hosts were Mr. graduating class of th h Port St. Saturday morning at a breakfast
and Mrs. Basil E. Kenney, Dr. and Joe high school received their di- for the class held at the Port Inn.
Mrs. A. L. Ward, Mr. and Mrs. E. plomas Tuesday night 'o the stage Each graduate was presented with LAST TIMES TODAY!
Clay Lewis Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Marc of the high school ai4torium be- a flower by Miss Dorothy Costin
Fleischeli Jr., Mr. and,Mrs. Floyd fore a host of aamirig relatives as they took their places at the ..
Hunt, Stanley Shelp and Harry H. and' friends. The: cov ted sheep- table, which were marked with
I Saunders. skins were handed oul by Super- novel placecards. The breakfast
DR. C. L. REICHERTER intendent of Schools T A. Owens. was opened by Mrs. Tapper with
REGISTERED OPTOMETRIST LEGION AUXILIARY TO MEET The address to the llass of '42 a toast to the seniors and after 1
EYES EXAMINED-GLASSES FITTED The American Legion Auxiliary was made by Dr. M. Stone of the repast all joined) in singing ..
'R!tz Theatre Building First Fioor will meet this evening at 8:15 at Tallahassee, member t, the state "The Star Spangled Banner." In
PANAMA CITY, FLA. the home of Mrs. :Ql.rende Prid- department of education. Dr. Stone addition to members of the class SATURDAY ONLY
geon. Installation of officers' is in laid strong emphasis ci the prob- of '42, Principal W. A. Biggart and
order and all members are urged lems that are facing! the young Miss, Erline McClellan were hon-
to be present. people today and allured the ored guests.
LET US FILL THAT youngsters to keep tel r courage 'The seniors were treated to a
PRESCRIPTION Miss Christine Charles expects. up and their hearts strong for treasure hunt Monday night by
E RP .to leave today for Ruston, La., what lies before them Miss Erline McClellan, which be- -. .
Bring us your next prescrip- where she will make her home Honor awards weri made by gan at her home and eventually
tion. Only freih, full quality with her sister and attend college Principal W. A. BiggIrt to John ended at the school house after a .
materials are used. Only qual- during the fall semester. Lane, athletic award aid Danforth lengthy search over the city trac-
ifed pharmacie,te do the
ed ompoundino th, -- Foundation awards; Roce Goforth, ing down elusive clues. Winners
SDanforth Foundatibn award and of the hunt were Howard Taunton
TLeHA ?RDY We DO : Readers Digest award, and Mari- and Doyle Williams. Hot dogs and with FUZZY KNIGHT
gene Smith, activities medal, col drinks were served to the
PHARMACY Shoe Repairing Those receiving dllomas were class and their invited guests and NO.
A ACas follows: dancing was indulged in during
of Anyd Wilbur Darcey the remainder of the evening.
oK Gordon Farris The Port Inn was the scene of
ornelius Kiland a stag dinner last Friday evening
%A-^ BARTON'S Cornelius Kirkland
GeBA R T O N S orge Prrish when Robt. Bellows was host to the
boys of the graduating class. Dur-
SShoe Service Foy Lane ing the course of the meal each A. NIE
S. Reid Ave.-Opposite Postoffice Talmon Smith guest was presented with a gift ALLEN
Sre, Arthur SoderberS by Mr. Bellows. Principal W. A. L /
S-h Buck'Walters Biggart was also a guest at this /
... Buck affair.
-/-- ------ --41 Flora Mae Cason afair.
S0 ROOM AND Margaret Coleman Y
/ .ff L\ Margie Costin YOUTH FELLOWSHIP
BRINGS STRENGTH TO BY T E lla Rose HarrTs At the meeting of the Methodist Wilaim Posi,]r.
SGROWING CHILDREN lara Mae Laurimore Youth Fellowship, held Sunday ,
SGROWIG CHI WEEK -- RE :j- i- .ia..., ni ... in at r e chrch, a. number
Encourage your child's de- Janie LeHardy of new officers were elected to S E R L --
veopment by giving him the D ing Room Melba Nedley replace those who are leaving tGe GANG
foods his doctor recommends .Ruth Jones city. Joe Sharit Jr., was named as
Open to the Publi Wimberth Monasco the new treasurer; Sallie Traweek
Our MILK isc most vital Marguerite Williams will be chairman of the recreation BUSTS
Our cream rich milk can be Club Breakfast 6 to 9....c Marigene Smith committee; Dumpy Gibson will ---- -
delivered to your door daily. Lunch,- 12 to 2.......... 40c Marigene Smith committee; Dumpy Gibson will
Dinner, 6 to 8 .......... 40c Bernice Schneider head the citizenship committee as SUNDAY MONDAY
: Louise Pridgeon chairman, and Paul Johnson was
i __ Pauline Smith elected as ppublicity superintendent.
SMRS. M. O. FREEMAN Lavurn Pippin During the business session the CAROLE MBAS L ST PI
i OConer Red Ave. a d 3rd St. matter of sending one or two dele- i r,'a;
PHONE 58 Griffin Grocery Building BAPTIST W. M. U. HOLDS gates to the assembly inMontgom- 6 .
PHONE 58ROYAL SERVICE PROGRAM ery this year was discussed. The CAO
SThe Woman's Missionary Union flavoring extract which the menm LOMARD P
of the Baptist church met at the bers are selling was also brought JACK BENNY '
church Monday afternoon for their up and each member was urged ,, T I
7L :oyal Service program, the sub- to sell all possible this week and o r
ject of which was "Whatsoever turn in their reports to SecxetarI y e
P* Things Are Lovely." The topic Mary Johnson next Sunday.
was developed by Mrs. L. E. Voss, The M. Y. F. program next Sun.
SMrs. Fred Maddox, Mrs. Wesley day night will be under the diiec "Donald Duck Gets Drafted"
h Ramsey and Mrs. Jac' Frost. The tion of Julian Raburn, the vice- N
Meeting was closed with prayer president. ad
S:by Mrs. J. 0. Baggett. The Intermediate division of theo .....,-...
S ~ aa M. Y. F. met at the church at 6 TUESDAY JUNE 2
SM METHODIST CHURCH o'clock Sunday evening.
Rev. O. D. Langston, Pastor There weren't as many out at
Re. a D. Langston, Pastor Sunday's meeting as the previous
S9:45 a. m.-sChurch school. Sunday, but it is hoped that all
11:00 a. m.-Mogning worship, members will come to the church
S RE' there day's whenit seems 7:15 p. m.-Youth Fellowship. next Sunday at 7:15 p. m. LI
A that the radio, the ringing of 8:00 p. m.-Evening worship.
the door or telephone bell; the The Woman's society meets EPISCOPAL AUXILIARY IN
latter of dishes, or even the laughter and voices evondays at 3 p. m. LAST MEE G U L F L SERIAL
Sof children nearly drive you frantic-'ays when First Tuedayaft first Sunday, bears of the Episcpal Aux- "DON WINSLOW OF
you are restless, and cranky? officiall board 'meeting. Members of the Episcopal Aux- "DON WINSLOW OF
Do you lie awake nights? Wednesday, 8 p. m., prayer and iliary met Monday afternoon at THE NAVY"
Bible study. Choir practice.- the home of Mrs. Tomn Owens in
When these hectic days and wakeful nights in- the last meeting of the year until
terfere ith your work and take the pleasure out BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES September. Following a brief busi- WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
life or you, try F. H Past ness session a social hour was en-
DR. MILES NERVINE R. F. Halford, Pastor joyed during which the hostess JUNE 3 and
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School served delicious refreshments.
Dr. Miles Nervine is a combination of effective 11:00 a. m.- Morning worship.
2lerve sedatives. Originated nearly sixty years 7:00 p. m.-B. T. U.
ago. it is as up to date as today newspaper. 8:00Cecil Costin Jr., arrived homepEvening worship
Dr. Miles Nervine-has brought relief tomillionning worship. Sunday from school to spend the
of nervous sufferers. You may find it exactly what vacation period with his parents,
you need. Rea i afl- Miss Frances Palmer returned to Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Costin.
Will you try Dr. Miles Nervine? retion her home here Monday from Chat-' Zr r
Your druggist has it. P tahoochee, where she hadi been Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gaskin JY.,
e bottle$1teaching schoolleft Monday on a vacation trip to LATEST ISSUE OF
,points of interest in Georgia.
I Mrs. Basil E. Kenney Jr., re .
turnedd Saturday from Columbus, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Kennington .
Ga., where she had been the guest ihad as week-end guests Mr. and
of Mrs. Jewel Gayney,- Mrs. P. Brown of Panama City. ,Ill 1_ .IIIIUlUlI1Illl11 [ l.I11W1!I.Illll

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Five Pounds Per Person May Be
Obtained By Special Permit

Gulf county home-makers maiy
obtain limited amounts of sugar
for canning and preserving, ac-
cording to information received by
the state agricultural extension
service from rationing administra-
tion officials.
To obtain sugar for this purpose
-and only for this purpose-a
home-maker should apply in per-
son or write to the Gulf county
rationing board and ask for Form
No. R-315. When she has filled out
and signed this form and returned
it to the board's office, she will ue
issued a certificate enabling her
to ,buy five pounds of sugar for
achi Imember of her immediate
family for canning purposes. This
is all the sugar she can obtain this
year for canning or preserving--
and,,4t-,must be used for this pur-
.She may use the certificate to
buy the sugar from any wholesale
or 'retail dealer.
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Ah American engineer has found
ways to eliminate 750 different op
rations from the manufacture ot
a single ordnance unit, thus open-
ing. the way for war plants to pro-
d7ice the unit at a more rapid rate.

The Franklin-Gulf County Medi-
cal society points out that diabetic
patients, particularly in time of
war, should always have in their
possession identification c a r d s
showing their insulin dosage and
diet requirements. Proper care of
a diabetic after disaster injury in-
cludes attention to his diabetic
condition as well as to his wounds.
Attend F. S. C. S. Graduation
Mr. and) Mrs. T. M. Schneider
and family attended the graduation
exercises at Florida State College
for Women, Tallahasse,, this week,
Miss Mimi Schneider was a mem-
ber of the graduating class, receiv-
ing her B. A. degree.
Returns From College
Miss Susan Saunders returned
Tuesday from Bristol, Va., where
she had been attending Virginia
Interment Collego, from which she
graduated with high honors.
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Mrs. Aubr;y Martin of Bagdad
is the guest of Mrs. Foy Sheffer
for several days.

Remember Bataan'
A Dime Out of
Every Dollar in
-1 U.S.War Bonds

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ties of te active defense divisions
and explaining in detail the work-
ings of le aircraft warning serv-
ice. He' laced particular emphasis
on the importance of this unit,
stating tat the efficiency andt suc-
cess of ivilian defense and also
of the amy in intercepting enemy
planes in ase of attack depended
upon the iflficiency of the obser
vation pis and that the aircraft
warning irIvic is our first line
of defense
Followia Mr. Culbreath's brief
address, e certificates were
awarded b1 Marc Fleischel Jr., T.
V. Morris nd Mr. Culbreail.
Mr. Felishel, who has been vdry
active in te local defense council,
was given special recognition at
this time f r his co-operation and
untiring effort.
Immedliatly following the pre-
sentation if certificates a four
reel talking picture titled "Before
the Doctor homes" was shown un-
der the direction of Floyd Hunt on
behalf of tIe American Red Cross.
The film dialt with methods used
in handling casualties by mem-
bers of a first aid squad and was
most interesting and instructive.
County Agmit J. B. White was ini
charge of tie projector.

Advertising,doesn't cost-it pays:

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ST. PEACHES-2 for27
Sultana No. 21/2 2
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OATMEAL 3 lb...-- 1
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-CORN--2 for ..2---
DO-NUTS Doz.......
Chopped Baby Food 9'
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BEANS Pound .......
Large California
CARROTS, 2 Bunches13
Fresh 50
CUCUMBER-Each ......
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SWIFT'S HAM lb. 35c
Swift's Mixed

SAUSAGE lb. 18c

Strip Breakfast


lb. 28c

T-BONE STEAK lb. 38c


Southern Style MEAT LOAF-3 cans 25c

Toilet Tissue 6 Rolls 25c
SMOKED MEAT-Best Grade, Lb.......25e
WHITE MEAT-Best Grade, Lb.....-.....23c
HAMBURGER MEAT-Pound ............23c

-Peaches 3 15-oz. cans 25c
WAX PAPER 3 Boxes 25c

14 Oz. CATSUP 2 for 25c
DRIED'APPLES 3 Packages ..-......-25c
PORK & BEANS-1 lb. 6 oz. can.......-lOc

JUSTICE MACARONI-3 Pkgs. ..........10c

ARMOUR'S CREAM-3 Large Cans....2bc
ARMOUR'S CREAM-6 Small Cans..--25c
TOMATOES-2 Large Cans ..-.............25c

BANANAS 2 lbs. 15c
LAYING MASH-100 Pound Sack......$3.00
SCRATCH FEED-100 Pound Sack....$2.65
CORN FLAKES-4 Packages .............225c

Golden Belt- 24 lb. Sack, S. R. ...-95
Golden Belt-12 lb. Sack, S. R. .... 50
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MILK 4 Large Cans 30c

GROWING MASH 100 Pounds $3.00
LAYING MASH 100 Pounds .$3.23
BROILER MASH 100 Pounds $3.23
SCRATCH FEED 100 Pounds ..... $2.47
24% DAIRY FEED 100 Pounds $2.53
20% DAIRY FEED 100 Pounds $2.39
GROWING MASH 25 Pounds 77c
LAYING MASH 25 Pounds ... ..... 83c
SCRATCH FEED 25 Pounds 63c

FLOUR 12 lbs......... D U S T- Large ......
Sno-Sheen CAKE 29 TOILET SOAP Small 19
FLOUR 'SWAN-3 for...........
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BRILLO Small .----- RINSO Large ........ 2
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