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VOLUME V PORT ST. JOE; GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1942 N~iTBER 40
Drastic Measures CPhon Recors Being 33 Men Die As
Are Being Taken T. M. Schneider announces that Sub Sinks Ship
:a drive is underway here to col-
ilect old phonograph records for
On Night Drivingi' r fffGulf Coast
usn of men in the service. Anyoneff Gulf Coast
having records, no matter in what
condition, are asked to leave them
Rules Now Applicable On East at Schneider's store. Survivors Are Landed At Ap-
Coast May Be Applied Here Usable records will be saved alachicola and Taken
If Motorists Nt Careful and those beyond redemption will To Panama City
If Motorists Not Careful I be us..d to make new records.
The Gulf County Defense Coun- Pay For Families of (Editor's ote--This story was
voluntarily withheld last week
,cil has just received notice from
state headquarters in Tallahassee Service Men Set To Thead tar t ntie re asked Nb
which indicates that certain coastal val District in New Orieana.)
highways in North Carolina and Start In November
ri l be c d to t c at Residents of this section really
Florida will be closed to traffic at began to realize that a war is go-
began to realize that a war is go-
night except to vehicles operating Will Be Retroactive to June 1; ing on when on the night of Mon-
with parking lights only and which Application Forms Will Be Iday, June 29, a small British cargo
do not travel at a speed in excess Available About July 25 ship was .torpedoed by a G'Lrman
of 15 miles per hour. submarine in the Gulf and 14. sur-
Undoubtedly these drastic meas- Men in the armed services will vivors brought in to Apalachicola
ures had to be taken because the begin contributing to support 61 and from there thi'ough this city to
public failed, to comply with more their dependents about November Panama City.
lenient restrictions, and those who 1 under the new "Family Depen- The ship carried a crew of 47
travel the coastal highways in Gulf dency Act," with the federal g3v- and of this number but 14 man-
county at night will do well to ernmen.t.vsupplementing the funds. .aged to gest clear in one lifeboat
abido rigidly by th_ lighting re- ;he date has been fixed tenta- while two other lifeboats with
strictions now in force if .they are tively by the war department in theirr occupants were caught in
to avoid more drastic regulations s tting up machinery -for deduc- flames and destroyed.
such as those now applicable in tions from pay of service men and Captain Hugh Bradford Bentley
North Carolina and along the Flor- contributions by the government of Bristol, England, master of the
ida east coast. for financial aid to dependents. vessel, stated that the ship was
Present restrictions are that al 'The amounts to be paid range moving too fast' to permit launch-
cars, trucks, buses or other ve- upward from $50 a month for a ing boats when she was hit in the
hides traveling U. S. Highway 98, wife with no children. Of the to- bright moonlight. He cited J. Steel,
whether north or south, from the tal, $2.2 will be deducted from the third engineer, for particular hero-
Bay county line to .the Franklin service man's pay for his wife and ism in stopping the engiens so
county line must use only their children, plus an additional $5 if that the lifeboats could be launched
low beam or passing lights. Bright he has other dependents. Govern- and in so doing lost his life.
,or drjiy ig lights must not be used meant contributions will inge' from A 21-year-old seama hn his first
under any condition. $.28 for a wife with no children to voyag., Roiald Mowatt of Iponaon,
Vehicles approai9ng Port St. 540 for a wife with one child, plus said he spotted the submarine in
'Joe -from White City are required $10 for each additional child. Ithe moonlight soon after he came
to use their low beam lights after Generally the' application for al- ion watch at midnight, but before
crossing the White City floating lowances should be made by the he could report a torpedo struck
bridge, and are required to use service man, but they also may be the ship. Immediately afterward
their parking lights upon entering filed by the dependents on forms another torpedo exploded againSt
the city limits of Port St. Joe, as to be made avaialble about July 25 the vessel. J
cars coming in on Fifth street will No allowances will be paid be- No alarm could be given, as the
be directly facing the bay. fore November 1, but payments ship's communication system wag
In Port St. Joe, or In any other then will be retroactive to June rendered useless by the first ex-
community along the Gulf coast, for men in the service on that plosion, and. many of the crew
only low beam lights are to be date. were caught below decks. The gun
used, except in cases where the Dependents, before making an grew never had an opportunity to
vehicle is headed toward the bay, application. should write to the man their gun.
at which -time parking lights are serving e man in oiler to avoid du-i Shortly after the ship was struck
to be used and a speed of 15 miles plication in case he already has and burst into flames a coat
per hour should not be exceeded. filed an application. Applications guard boat stationed at Apalachi-
Failure to comply with army imay be obtained after July 25 by cola, manned by Richard Heyser.
regulations may result in our be- service men from superior officers i:lt 't Tarantina and Joe Thomp-
ing prohibited from using cars at and by civilian dependents from son, dashed to the scene of the
-night except when using parking the nearest army post, camp or re- disaster pick d up the 14 survivors
lights. cruiting station, alnd brought them in to Apalachi-
The public is urged-to acquaint Parents, brothers, sisters or cola. Before leaving the bu,.
themselves with the army orders grandchildren must prove that they 'ship, the coast guard, boat combed
and to follow them in every re- pe d.p ent on the service man the sea in all directions, but nt
spect. for a substantial portion of thrir o.'her survivors were round.
Now that the airplane spotting
tower has been completed and
will be ready for use as soon as
a telephone is installed, all those
who have signed up as observers
are asked to report between now
and next Tuesday at The Star
office, as shifts have been as-
signed to everyone ard if there
are any changes to be made the
chief observer would like to
get things straight right away.
It will be necessary for those
on night duty to serve four-hour
shifts, as there are not enough
signed up as yet to cut each
shift down to two hours. All ob-
servers are therefore requested
to try to bring another person
with then, as there are 28 shifts
through the week yet to be
(Continued ,on Page 4)..
Rationing of Bicycles
Rationing of bicycles started
yesterday, with the OPA announc-
ing that 230,000 will be released
between now and the end of Au-
'The number to be released in
Gulf county has not yet been ob-
tained. Quota for the state of
Florida for the period, has been
set at 2,536.
Class 1-B Men
To Be Inducted
Into Army Soon
Registrants With Minor Physical
Defects To Fill Non.Com-
Word comes from Washington
that the army has announced its
intention of starting the induction
of regular quotas of men placed in
the deferred 1-B selective service
class because of minor physical
Beginning August 1, men with
only one eye or complete dafiness
in one ear, among others, will be
inducted fcr limited military serv-
ice, provided they otherwise meet
They will be assigned, to duty
with corps area service commands
and the war department overhead
organization, and thereby release
an alniost equal number of fully
qualified soldiers frm service with
Induction, under the new stan-
dards, "will be limited to those
with minor physical defects who
are able to bring to the army a
useful vocation which was followed
in civil life," says the war depart-
-.Men found upon re-examination
to be qualified for full military
service will be inducted as. 1-A
Among those now classified as
1-B who would be eligible under
the new ruling for limited service
status are men: whose weight and
chest circumference do not meet
1-A standards but do not fall in
class 4; who have minimum 20-40
sight in one oi both eyes if cor-
rectible with glasses to 20-40 in
either .eye; whose hearing in one
or both ears is not less than 5-20
-vith complete deafness in one ear
permitted if hearing in the other
is 10-20 or better; who have in-
sufficient teeth if the defect ls
correctible by dentures.
Must Be Complied
With, Says Army
Restrictions Must Be Followed
To the Letter or Other
Measures Will Be Taken
Because of certain terms used
by the army in their recent "Mem-
orandum No. 2" covering lighting
restrictions along our coast there
has been some' question as to
whether or not the restrictions
would apply to Port St. Joe and
other communities in Gulf county
which are on the Guir.
All doubt as -to the application
of the order has been eliminated
by the following letter received
Tuesday. by the county defense
George L. Snowden
Gulf County? Defense Council
Port St. Joe, Florida
Dear Mr. Snowden-Port St. Joe
is considered to be on tne coast
line as designated in Memorandum
No. 2, Headquarters Fourth Corps
Area, and the provisions of that
memorandum must be fully com-
plied with. It is requested that
you report any further failures on
the part of any persons or cor-
porations in your county to render
such conipliance to this office. It
is the desire' of the state defense
council and of the army command
that 'these matters be handled co-
nperatively; -that-.where such co-
operation is hot forthcdiiipg, other
measures will be taken.'
ADBERT H. BLANDING,
It is evident from General
Blanding's letter that the restric-
tions mentioned in Memorandum
No. 2 from .the Fourth Corps Area
headquarters in Atlanta will defi-
nitely apply to Port Sit. Joe, High-
land View, Beaco6 Hill, Kenney's
Mill, Oak Grove, Indian Pass and
any residence or building. along
our coast line. That the army in-
tends for the restrictions to be
followed to the letter is evidenced
by General Blanding's statement
that "other enforcement measures
will be taken."
Air raid wardens, local police
and auxiliary police, as well as
Sheriff B. E. Parker, are fully ac-
quainted with the restrictions laid'
down by the army, and anyone who
is still in doubt would be wise to
contact his or her local air raid
warden and to abide strictly by the
support. Wives or children must' Complete preparations had been .s sy a e received.
rT"-.lv prove -lationsbip. ,mid,'; by the Franklin County De- letiveservice officials say advice so received.
Payments will be made by gov- fense Council and the American te modification of the 'physical
o--ment .chenk. mailed month~ay, iLesion for caring for the survivor requirements will apply both toS O Boy
and allowances to a wife and chil- and when they were landed they men previously se nedow being Pre o B
dren probably will be included in were taken to the armory where lassificatin and those now beingSe
one check. But spaate checks their wounds wee treated and classified. but that first call will In ServiceW anted
one check. But separate checks their wounds were treated and probably go to men previously de.
m'y be sent, for example, to a de. clothing and food provided. Of probably go to *men previously de
pendent father and dependent the 14 survivors, 12 came ashore ferred. If You Haven't Sent In a Photo of
brother.d under their own power. Two needed Your Son, Brother, Husband or
Men about .to be inducted should 'assistance, one having a broken MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT Sweetheart, Do It Toda
not endeavor to make arrange.. leg and serious bruises. FOR GULF COAST SECTION
not endeavor to ace arrge.i The ft tpedou sruck e il- Congressman Bob Sikes has an- The Star, which hopes to print
begiven anopportunitycesas tohedo sofated ship about the middle and nounced that the war department the pictures of all the men from
be given an oortuthe second one a little aft. One has authorized construction of a Gulf county serving in the armed
after continued on Page 4 military establishment in the Gulf forces, is gradually getting a col-
SRUBBER TOTAL GR S coast area to cost approximately election of photos of these service-
RUBBER TOTAL GROWS 1 $3,000,000. Details as to the exact men, but they are not coming in
Marc Fleishel, head of the sal- A. N. Railroad Asks To location can not be disclosed, but fast enough to suit us.
vage committee in Gulf county, an- Close Greensboro Station it will be somewhere on the coast If you haven't yet brought in a
ounces that to date 37,380 pounds in the Third congressional dis- photograph-preferably in uniform
of scran rubber has been collected. The Apalachicola Northern Rail- trict. -of your son, brother ,husband or
Quota for the county had been set road company has made applica- ------- sweetheart, do it today. as we are
t 20,853 pounds. tion to the state railroad commis- Leaves For Ft. Barrancas anxious to start publishing these
_----- ---- sion for authority to close their Howard Taunton, who enlisted pictures. We want at least 30 pic-
Leaves For Camp Butler station at Greotnsboro. jin the army some time ago, left turesbefore we start this feature.
Fred Curtis left this week for Hearing on the petition will be i Saturday for Fort Barrancas, All photos will be returned in
Camp Butler, N. C. He will be held in Marianna on July 21 at 10 where he has been assigned to good shape to those who bring
joined there later by.his wt.e. .a. m Iduty. them in.
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FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1942
PAG TWO----- THE- STR POTS. OGLFCUTLRD
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
-~f Telephone 51 i-
The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is' thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken woid barely asserts; the printed
word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
is lost; the printed, word.'remains.
Our Country "-..;" Right or Wrong
WE CAN TURN THE TIDE OF WAR
The Americar..people can turn the tide of
war against the Axis within the next six
months--,perhaps the next 180 days-if they
will exert all their effort to do it.
To do this,: it will be necessary for every
American, whether he be in the city, on the
farm, in the assembly line or elsewhere, to
put..forth. absolutely all the effort of which
he is capable during this period.
SThe pace of production and war work,
which has increased steadily during the past
few months, must achieve the highest peak
of speed in the history of the nation between
now and fall. It CAN be done, it MUST be
done, and it WILL be done if everyone does
The Gulf county salvage committee is
now making plans for an extensive salvage
drive to collect scrap metal of all kinds, more
rubber, rags, and grease from our kitchens.
In addition, we should buy all the war savings
stamps and bonds we can and as often as we
can ir, thjsE fight: against the Axis powers.'
Metal is needed-enormous quantities of it
-and the quicker the scrap is collected and
turned in, the quicker it will be converted
into weapons to win this war. Glycerine for
munitions is vital, and this will come from
the grease we save in our kitchens. Money-
millions of dollars--i. needed to finance the
fight, and the more we lend our government
by buying stamps and bonds the more there
will be to keep production and all other ac-
tivity of war moving at a fast pace.
We all want to win this war, and win it
just as quickly as possible. It's up to all of
us, and the quicker we get to doing every-
thing that is humanly possible to win it, the
quicker we'll win it. So when the salvage
drive in Gulf county gets under way we all
want to pull together and get out and rake
up every scrap of metal that can be used to
whip the Japanazis.
'Teen-age officers of the U. S. army air
force take a lot of kidding from their older
comrades-in-arms, as evidenced by the follow-
ing notice appearing recently over the bar of
the officers' club of. the San Juan, Puerto
Rico post-: "Positively no alcoholic beverages
will be sold to air corps lieutenant-colonels
under twenty-one unless accompanied -y
Today's the last day. If you've got any
outstanding bills left over from May you
-must pay them up if you want to remain on
the list of those who continue to receive
credit. Port St. Joe merchants probably would
be willing to continue carrying your open ac-
count, but Uncle Sam says "No, sir."
A lot of people are criticising the British,
and things do look black for them here and
there, but we all make mistakes and the Brit-
ish have never failed to 9vin that last battle
-and that's the one that really counts.
Keep smiling-and buy War Bonds!-
ANOTHER PAPER SUCCUMBS
Another established Southern newspaper
has succumbed to the vicissitudes of a war-
time economy. The only morning paper in
T'allahassee, The Florida State News, has
ceased publication. Publisher John Tapers ex-
pressed the hope it was only a "suspension
for the duration." He gave as cause the now
familiar trouble of "increasing costs and de-
All newspapers, even the most solidly foun-
dationed and expertly managed, are feeling
the attrition of those upper and nether mill-
stones. Especially severe has been the loss of
advertising revenue by the small-city dailies
and the country weeklies, a large percentage
of whose advertising income used to be de-
rived from the automotive industry and its
Our people cannot afford to let their coun-
try papers or small dailies suffer, and perhaps
die, from malnutrition. An honest and inde-
pendent press is the surest safeguard of their
'own rights and security.
If your home-town paper is suffering from
war's impact, rally to the support of the ed-
itor and publisher by promapt and cheerful
payments of the subscription rates. Assure
him of your loyal support; give him bounti-
fully of your sympathetic interest. There is
no such thing as a sound democracy without
a free and fearless press. Preserve it, from
self-interest if for no other reason.-Atlanta
"GOING FISHING" IS OUT
The editor of The Star has received infor-
mation from the state rationing board that
motorists who burn up their tires and gaso-
line by ineligible use of their cars will soon
find themselves in difficulty with their county
The warning stated that inspectors will be
employed to check on excessive speeds, over-
loading and ineligible uses of motor vehicles.
This latter clause includes visits to distant
night spots and such recreation as "going
We have no "distant night spots" around
Port St. Joe, but when they start checking
up on our fishing, that's something else again.
It's sure getting tough when "going fishing"
comes under the head of giving aid and com-
fort to the enemy, but if them's orders we
know the good people of Port St. Joe who
sneak off every now and then to snag a few
bream and shellcrackers, will give up their
piscatorial pleasure to save on tires. How-
ever, there's no restrictions against getting
out the pole and line and finding a fishing
hole within walking distance.
Yessir, this war is getting serious and
striking close to home when the lid is clamped
down on "going fishing."
LITTLE BY LITTLE
,The slow denuding of one-time essentials
from the automobile reminds us of the story
of the man who cut off the tail of his dog a
little at a time, on the theory tlfat it wouldn't
hurt so much.
In 1940 they did away with running boards.
In 1941 they dispensed with gear shifts. In
1942 the edict is "no tires" and "no headlights
for night driving."
But look at the extras we, get! Federal
automobile use stamps, and a gas ration card!
Subtraction and addition? Well, it's all a part
of the war. And we still have our cars-what's
left of them.-St. Augustine Record.
Some people are objecting strongly to the
gas rationing, but we fail to see where it
makes any difference, because the more gas
you burn the quicker your tires will wear out
and most people will have to learn to walk
anyway.-Highlands County News.
For once the good citizen will not let his
light shine. Philadelphia Enquirer. Looks
like he'll have to keep it hid under a bushel
basket for the duration.
Unlike the traditional Arabs, doctors and veterinarians who get
Southerners, some of them at Ap- new tires and tubes must use thlr
alachicola, are folding their tents cars "exclusivel.y"i for professional
to silently send away. Where? calls. No more fishing trips.
That's a military secret, bu.t South- Army Buys, Peaches, Beans
ern fabrics are sheltering our Canners of peaches, peas,] to-
boys in many lands, for we're matoes and string beans were or-
making thousands of tents large der d to set aside larger portions
assembly tents, .medium-size tents of their 1942 paokfor purchase.by
and little pup-tents, the military agencies. The gov-
Army and navy. contracts for ment will buy up alcanned
Southern textiles jumped I a apples, beets and carrots this
morih to the tune of $16500,000 year-us folks on the home .front
says WPB. Garment manufacturers are suppoesd to get ours fresn.
are making uniforms, including
OPA has clamp..d its. price con-
those natty ones for army nurses.
trol on "scrvices"--repair's on a
The South is producing cartridge, l nders, dr
belts, cook's aprons, sand bags, sealing ev erything needing ser
underwear, shirts, tape for paracleaning, everything needing serv-
underwear, shirts, tape for para-
ice except yourself. Personal serv-
chutes, and mattresses for .the
ices such as haircuts and opera-
boys to sleep on.
Don't Spare That free tions are exempt.
Lumber is needed all over the More Sugar for Home Canning
South, and despite the fact that Youu may apply more than once
the St. Joe Lumber & Export Co. for sugar for canning fruits. No
is doing its darndest to furnish sugar for canning vegetables.
the greater part of it, if you know If you write to any soldiers in
anyone who cat furnish it, the Australia remember, it's mia-
War Production Board wants his winter th-ere. .. The new
name. government war risk insurance is
Beekeepers are called upon to being handled by local fire insur-
increas- honey production to help ance men .Railroad worK-
offset sugar shortages. Here's an ers are classed as defense work-
opportunity -to put Gulf county's ers. War news is bad, but
[P-ncus tupelo honey on all of the we're making the things needed
dining tables of America. for victory; production news is ex-
OPA has ruled that preachers, tremely good.
NEW WAR INDUSTRY 0 "-' lo'"Os something like a rose
SUPPLIES STREAMLINE petal; peas become green paste,
MEATS VSTA ESand lemons ar3 made into yellow
MEATS, VEGETABLES crystals that can ,be used for lem-
If you should hear a soldier say Dehydrated meats are entirely
he's going to "take a powder," he new, but thus far beef, mutton and
probably has no intention of going goatsmeat are successful products.
A. W. O. L. He merely, means he Pork will probably not .prove sus-
thinks he will eat, for one of the ceptible to dehydration because of
newest things in food today is food its high fat content.
in powdered form This new process is of special
Debhy ated vegetables will con- importance today because tin for-
stitut- 'rt of the army's vast mcrly used for canning is being di-
shipme:n of supplies to United verted to war purposes.
States ::oops in Australia and
elsewhi-le ove: s"as. The vegetabl-s To release new space for pro-
to be l.::'.:-ld i- dehydrated form duction, one company working on
all c ;ni in large percentages of war contracts is microfilming doc-
wat:r when fresh, and are onions, uments and records that go back
pota:-cs, ""-:-ot', cebbages, beets as far as 1882. The records now
and rutabagas. take 45,000 square' feet for stor-
The flavor, the nutritive value age; microfilmed, they will need
and even the vitamins are retained a vault only 10 feet square.
intact in the finished product. Not ---
all foods come out of the process What the world needs is a dog
in powier.d form, however. The house for every growler.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
I. --- .
OVER THE TOP
FOR VITORY Society Pers
UNITED STATES WAR PHONE 51 MRS. W.
S. SMITH, Editor
v UUi1n i 6 I iHi -...
SURPRISE HOUSE-WARMING j BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL T
PARTY TENDERED ALLENS I R. F. Hallford, Pastor WILL OPEN MONDAY
Mr. and Mrs. Ferrell Allen, who 9:45 a. m.-Sunday School. Vacation Bible school will open
recently moved into a new home 11:00 a. m.-Morning worship, at 9 o'clock the morning of Mon-
Son Sixteenth street, were honored Topic: "Cleansing the Leper." day, July 13, in the brick school
w lca3 iakas you F Wednesady evening with a sur- 7:00 p. m.-B. T. U. building on Long aveine. Enroll-
CRAmJKY, E4RV'OUS prise house-warming party. 8:00 p. m.-Evening worship. ment for the school will take
If you suffer monthly cramps, bacL-
ache,distress of"rregularities." nb- Bridge and pinochle as well as Topic: "That Foolish Man, Jesus." place at the Methodist church
vousness-due to functional month- a number of hilarious and inter- r a Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock.
Compound Tablets (with added testing games were the order of METHODIST CHURCH Classes will be provided for the
iron). Made especially for women.
They also help build up red blood. the evening, with prizes, going to Rev. O. D. Langston, Pastor following groups: Bginners, 4 and
Follow label directions. Try it! the winners. The uninvited guests 9:45 a. m.-Church school. 3 years of age; Primary, 6, 7 and
brought their own refreshments 11:00 a. m.-Morning worship. S years of age; Juniors, 9, 10 and
....... .. -- and about 11 o'clock sandwiches, 7:15 p. m.-Youth Fellowship. 11 years of age; Intermediates, 12
e o and iced drinks were served. The 8:00 p. m.-Evoeing worship, to 14 years of age. The school
Honorees were the recipients of a The Woman's society, meets will run two hours each day from
S ln R- iring I number of beautiful and useful Mondays at 3 p. m. 9 to 11 a. m., five days a week for
oS e epaiin g gifts. First Tuesday after first Sunday, two weeks.
A T- d Enjoying this affair wiTh Mr. official board meeting. The school is opn to all-boys
of Any KinLU and Mrs. Allen were Mr. and Mrs. Wednesday, 8 p. m., prayer and and girls who wish to take advant-
D. C. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Bible study. Choir practice, age of it, and a cordial invitation
B A R T O N'S Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Joe GrTmsley, I ~ to attend is extended to all.
Mrs. W. M. Howell, Mrs. Otis Pyle, COLEMAN THARPE AND a A A
Shoe Service Mrs. Paul Farmer and Mrs. Ross MAGGIE KEMP ARE WED APALACHICOLA COUPLE
Reid Ave.-Opposite Postoffice Coburn. Coleman Tharpe of this cityand ARE MARRIED HERE
S[ Miss Maggie KemI of Wewa- Representative Jay A. Shuler
S -----...- -- ----- MR. AND MRS. FLEISHEL ARE hitchka were married July 2 at the and Miss Winnie Dodd, both of Ap-
HOSTS TO SUPPER CLUB court house in Wewahitchka, Judge alachicola, were united in marriage
The members of the Satudray J. E. Pridgeon performing the Tuesday evening at the home of
BE PREPARED I Night Supper club met last week ceremony. Mrs. H. C. Whitaker, Rev. W. A.
at the home of Mr. and Mrs.. Marc Standing up with the young Daniels performing -the beautiful
for anything by keeping a
for au inge of h e medical FleishL Jr., and partook of a de- couple were Harry Johnson and ring ceremony.
So h licious supper, following which in- Miss Cosetta Darley of this city. The bride wore a hydrangea blue
teresting gaffles were enjoyed. Immediately following the cere- suit with white accessories and
RHALRD Guests were Mr. .and Mrs. B. E. mony Mr. and Mrs. Tharpe left on her flowers was a shoulder corsag-
LeHARD Kenney, Mr. and Mrs. E. Olay a brief wedding trip to New Or- of white rosebuds.
PHARMACY Lewis Jr., Dr. and Mrs. A. L. loans. They are now at home: in Witnesses to the ceremony were
Ward. Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Barke, this city, where Mr, Tharpe is em- Mrs. Whitaker and Nelson Rich.
BLACKOUT TORCHES $1 39 Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Edwards, Mr. played by the St. Joe Lumber and Immediately following the wed-
with 3 color discs...... and Mrs. Elgin Bayless, Stanley Export company. ding Mr. and Mrs. Shuler returned
Sheip and H. H. Sai!nders. to Apalachicola.
r r PILOT CLUB DANCE AT V -,&
PILOT CLUB TO MEET AUDITORIUM TONIGHT KIWANIS CLUB TO HOLD
R O O M A N D The Port St. Joe Pilot club will Don't forget the big dance be- ANNIVERSARY FETE
B A meet next Tuesday evening at 8 ing sponsored tonight by the St. The Port St. Joe Kiwanis club
SO AR D o'clock at the home of Mrs. Doro- Joe Pilot club for the .benefit of is working out plans for an ann:-
BY THE thy McLawhon. the Red Cross and to buy War Say- versary celebration and dance to
S WEEK $ ings Stamps for the club. be held at the Centennial auditor-
S Miss Holda Bowen of Iron City, The affair starts at 10:30 at the ium next Thursday evening at 8
S Dining Roon : Ga., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Centennial auditorium, with music o'clock.
SA. Howell. furnished by Frank Ludwick's or- Invitations to the affair have
Open to the Publit, chestra. been extended to the local Rotary
Rev. R. F. Hallford, pastor of Buy a ticket today fr-m lahe-i and Pilot clubs as well as to Ki-
Club Breakfast, 6 to 9....265 the Baptist church, has been in the fair members of the Pilot club wanis clubs in Panama City, Tal-
SLunch, 12 to 2...........40c Alabama this week holding a re- or g-t one at the door tonight. But lahassee, Marianna and Chipley.
Dinner, 6 to 8 ...........40c vival. by all means get a ticket and go -/ .
S'ind enjoy yourself. V PEREZ-LUNSFORD
S Lost and found columns of r Miss Opal Jeanette Lunsford,
MRS. M. O. FREEMAN Tokio newspapers are crowd- BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
Corner Reid Ave. and 3rd St. ed these days. Every time an Born. Friday, July 3, to Mr. and Lunsford of this city, and Private
Griffin Grocery Building eran busa War Bond, Mrs. C. WV. Horton at Montgomery, Angelo Debored Pcrez of New
the Japs lose face. Buy your
10% every pay day. Ala., a son. York were married Monday, June
d. "' 29, in Wewahitchka, Judge J. E.
Roy Williams and L. L. Zimmer- Pridgeon performing the ceremony.
man left Tuesday on a business Mr. Perez has returned to his
WA N trip to Tampa. They expect to re- duties at Fort Jackson, S. C.,
turn.today or tomorrow, where he will be joined shortly by
A I his wife.
S Miss Josephine Grimsley left a
Tuesday evening for Cincinnati, Spending Furlough Here
Ohio, for a several weeks' visit Harry Johnson, who is stationed
T O u r C u stos with relatives. at Fort Smith, Ark., is spending
T O ur Cuistom eIs his furlough in Port St. Joe wi.'- ,
SMiss Mary Lou Taylov of Blounts- his parents.
town is the guest this week of *a
Mrs. Ronald Childers. Fred Perry Is Visitor
Fred Perry, who is stationed at
JULY 10TH IS THE DEADLINE on which to pay for Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Barke have Keesler Field, Miss.. spent the
Sas their guests for several weeks Fourth of July week-end visiting
credit purchases made prior to June 1, 1942, on an open Mrs. William Barke and Miss here.
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A MARTIN THEATRE
ROY WILLIAMS, Manager
Opens Daily 2:45, Continuously,
Saturday 1:00 Sunday 1:00
HIT NO. 2 -
oswph ALLEN, Jr.
Cobinu Wright, Jr.
Serial: "GANG BUSTERS"
Mvurriel Barke, moLther and sister
of Mr. Barke. :Miss Evelyn Tharpe had as her
guest over the week-end Mrs. Mar-
Mrs. W. T. ~foseley Jr., had as guerite Cramer of Tampa.
her guests over the week-end Mr. 1 t*
and Mrs. W. T. Moseley and Mr. 'Mrs. Della Ward Spotts left yes-
and Mrs. T. J. Farr of Quincy. ter.day for Pensacola for a week's
W. T. Chafin is visiting in Mo- -r -
bile, Ala., with his brother. Mr. and Mrs. Alton McKeithen
S" returned this week from a visit in
Miss Iva Mae Nedley left this Kentucky.
week for a two weeks' vacation to
be spent in Sarasota and Braden- Mr. and Mrs.. Robert Bellows
ton. had al their guests over the week-
*' end Mrs. Bellows' brother-in-law
R. W. Smith, who was operated and sister. Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Mc-
on last week for appendicitis at a Farland of Jacksonville.
Panama City hospital, expects to ___ ..
return to his home here today. Areyou entitle to ear a
r* .. '"target" lapel button? You
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Goforth and a sty" n pe investing you
are if you are investing at
r. a ndf Mrleast ten percent of your in-
Mrs. Lula Scruggs visited in Grace- come In War Bonds every pay
ville Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. day. It's your badge of pa-
Jon Stapleton. triotism.
account; However, it you are unable to. gay your ac-
count in full by this date, provision has been made for
purchaser to enter into a written agreement in good
faith to pay within a period of six months or less from
date of such agreement by substantially equal install-
ment payments of not less than $5.00 per month or
$1.25 per week at substantially equal intervals not ex-
ceeding one month. This agreement must fe signed
by the 10th of July or your account will be in default.
We are forced to carry out these regulations, there-
fore earnestly solicit your co-operation in this matter.
MEMBERS, GULF COUNTY
FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1942
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Resignation of Teachers Accepted
At a m eating of the school board.
held Tuesday in Wewahitchka res-
ignations of the following teachers
were accepted: Erline, McClellan,
Venice Gainous. Louise Smith, Lil-
lian Kennington, Hazel Wester,.
D lla Mize andl Mildred Warren.
U. S. marines w.re with John
Paul. Jones on September 23, 1779,
when he uttered the famous ex-
pression,. "I have not yet begun to.
DR .C. COE
--D E N T I.S T -
Office Hours: 9 to 12; 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Bldg.. Port St. Joe
: R. C.L REICHERTER
EYES EXAMINED--GLASSES FITTED
Ritz Theatre Building First Floor
PANAMA CITY,. FLA.
PAGEFOU TH STR, PRT T. OEGUL COUTYFL~1DAFRIDY, ULY10,194
YOU EVER HAD
A DAY when you felt tense,
A NIGHT when you were
wakeful and restless?
Over-taxed nerves are likely to
cause loss of friends, loss of sleep,
loss of pleasure, time missed from
-work, family quarrels, physical
and mental suffering.
The next time you feel nervous,
try the soothing effect of one or
two Dr. Miles Effervescent Ner-
Try Dr. Miles Effervescent Ner-
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Large Package 750
Read full directions in package.
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NER VINE TABLETS
JOIN THE ATTACK ON TOKYO,
Every person in America may
not fly over Tokyo, but every
one's dollars can help produce
the bombing planes that do!
You, you, you, can join the attacks on Tokyo by saving
at least 100/ of.your pay in War Bonds-by joining your
company's pay-roll savings plan today or going to your
local bank or post office and buying War Savings Bonds
-at least 10%0 of your pay-every pay day.
Remember you can start buying War Bonds by buying
War Stamps for as little as 10c and that you get a $25
War Bond (maturity value) for only $18.75.
U. S. Treasury Department
The man wrapped up in himself
is usually an April fool package.
Our Job Is to Save
S Every Pay Day
of a hundred
He's independent, friendly and proud of his work;
,he's tolerant and peace-loving, yet he has fought
all his life----and he's a veteran.
His hands are accustomed to the feel of rubber
gloves and copper line cutters, not guns; his mind
is trained to think in terms of kilowatts and
,power lines, and he has never been called upon
to solve a problem in military strategy.
'His campaigns have been in a no man's land high
atop a pole in a blinding, driving rain-restoring
service to hundreds of homes and factories. His
'battles are waged on the thousands of miles of
transmission and distribution lines, and his vic-
'tories helped to make the citizens of the United
'States the most fortunate people in the world.
'He's a soldier on the home front, and he mans
his battle station with serenity and confidence
because he's had the experience of a hundred
:campaigns behind him. He is sure of his own
abilities, certain of his country's future, and he
mvill be a contributing factor in the Victory parade.
This Company, as a part of a great industry
Fostered and built upon the stable essentials of
the free nation, is operated by experienced man-
njement pledged to defend the benefits the in-
Adustry helped to create.
SERVICE TO CUSTOMER, COMMUNITY
LARGE CONTINGENT OF MEN
LEAVES FOR CAMP BLENDING
Twenty-two young men of Gulf
county left Port St. Joe last Fri-
day for Camp Blanding, being the
largest contingent yet sent from
here. Each man was presented
with a small gift by the Kiwanis
Those leaving were Ernest L.
Antley, Fario L. Aman, Ivey At-
kins, Daniel D. Arnold, William A.
Brown, William C. Bozeman, Wil-
liam R. Blount, Charles H., Bram-
mar,* Billie A. Bowen, Ed Cham-
pion, Coy R. Castleberry, Charles
F. Daud, Allen Fletcher, Allen
Fuqua, Ernest Hoover, Charles
H. Lanior, Frank M. Rowan Jr.,
William H. Stripling, Charles H.
Scott, William Me. Stripling, Al-
deen Williams, Aubrey Lee Wil-
POSTOFFICE RECEIPTS SHOW
INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR
Postal receipts at the Port St.
Joe postoffice for the fiscal year,
ended June 30 showed an increase
of $1.087.34 over the preceding
year, according to Postmaster H.
A. Drake. This is an increase of
more than 10 per cent, according
to the postmaster.
The money order department
showed a similar increase, there
being 26,570 money orders issued
in the year just ended as. com-
pared with 23,225 during the pre-
Receipts of the office have in-
cerased steadily during the past
OIL, WATER COLOR or Pastel
Paintings, any size, $10 or more
25% off until July 14. Last special
offer to be made. M. Langston,
Long Avenue at 16th Street. Tele-
phone 46-2. 1
LEGAL FORMS-Warranty Deeds,
Mortgage Notes, Rent or Lease
Contracts, Promissory Notes and
Purchaser Agreements. We carry
a stock of these blank forms at all
times. The Star, phone 51.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, GULF
Raymond A. Driesbach, plaintiff,
vs. C lesLa Jenkins Driesbach, de-
The State of Florida:
TO: Celesta.Jenkins Driesbach,
whose residence is unknown.
You are hereby ordered to ap-
pear on the 3rd day of August,
1942, before the above-styled court
to the Bill of Complaint for divorce
filed against you in the above
WITNESS the Honorable E. C.
-Welch and Ira A. Hutchison as
Judges of this Court and the Seal
of this Court in the City of We-
wahitchka, Gulf County, Florida,
this 30th day of June. 1942.
J. R. HUNTER.
(Court Clerk of Circuit Court,
Seal) Gulf County, Florida.
E. CLAY LEWIS, JR.
Attorney for Plaintiff. 7-10 31
33 MEN DIE AS SUB SINKS
SHIP OFF GULF COAST
(Continued from Page 1)
of the survivors said, that "every-
thing became red, yellow and or-
ang'e-a technicolor scene. We
made for the other side, but be-
fore we had crossed the deck an-
other 'fish' clipped us."'
Many residents- of Port St. Jo's
drove down to Cape San Bias
when news of the torpedoing
reached, here about 3 o'clock Mon-
-lay morning, and saw the flames
and smoke billowing up from the
vessel. After burning about' eight
hours it sunk.
The people ,of Apalachicola are
to be commended for the part they,
played during this emergency,
which indicated that their defense
organization is well-qualified for
whatever may come. Let-us hope
that the people of Port St. Joe
will do as well should a similar
emergency arise h:re.
(Continued From Page 1)
George Snowden, chairman of
the county defense council, has,
become so entranced with tlf6
observation tower that he has"
been begging to be allowed to
serve a shitf, but his duties are
too multitudinous to allow him
to sign up, much as the chief
observer would like to, at those
who volunteer must be -on hand
at the specified time.
The ChaverseFlwhand Furni-
ture company has donated a
table and chairs for the tower,
the St. Joe Paper company has
furnished a heavy canvas floor
covering and several cash dona-
tions have Been received' this
week. The names of those con-
tributing will be published next
A chair can hold two people if
they know each other well enough.
ANN PAGE SPARKLE
: ANN PAGE 1-POUND JAR
SULTANA FRESH NO. 21
FOOD STORES S PRUNES 2 for 23c
1 Pound Can
3-Pound Can ...-...-..-..-..73c
Golden West 6
OIL-0 Gal. Can .......
1 Gallon $1.29
Cake Flour 933
BISQUICK 40 oz.....
PEACHES 6 bs... 25
STRING BEANS-Lb. 10
Santa Rosa *1
PLUMS Lb......... 1'
No. 2 California Baking
VEG-ALL-2 for ..... POTATOES 4 Ibs...1
Pillsbury's Best 65. Tender -
FLOUR 12 lbs... OKRA
Sunsweet 1 Quart '
PRUNE JUICE-1 Qt. 2
JUICE 1 Qt.............
FRESH BREAD, CAKES
AND PASTRIES DAILY
U. S. No. 1
POTATOES 10 Ibs.35
Large Bell 1
PEPPERS 3 for.... 10
SQUASH-2 lbs. .......
MARVEL I/2 lb. Loaf
LITTLE LADY BROOM
YUKON CLUB DRINKS
1 Pt. 13 Oz.
3 for 25c
SALAD DRESSING Pint
- TALCO FEED
25 Pounds .............
25 Pounds .............
LAYING MASH 87*
25 Pounds ............. 0
Small, 3 for 17c Large 10c
Toilet Soap 19*
LIFEBUOY-3 for ....
Toilet Soap 19
L U X 3 for ............
SCRATCH FEED 67s cotISS 3 for2.
25 Pounds ...... ....... TISSUE 3 for
Fine CHICK FED
25 Pounds .............
Small......9c Large .....21c
A & P FOOD STORE
Owned and Operated By the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
Reid Ave. and Third St.
PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULff COUNTY, FL-0-RIDA
FRIDAY, JULY 10i 1942