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VOLUME V PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1942 / / '/ NUMBER 62
Rationing Is Set
For November 22
System to Be Patterned After
One Now Being Used
Price Administrator Leon Hen-
'-'-trsou has *announced that na-
.tlonn ide gasoline rationing .would,
probably start about November 22
with a basic ration of slightly un-
- /der four gallons a week. Hereto-
.:ore Gulf county has not been in-
cluded in the gas-rationed area,:
Being just across the Apalachicola!
river dividing line.
The gasoline rationing program
-patterned after the system now
.in. effect on the Atlantic seaboard
--will be merged with ,tire ration-
ing into a single program, both
with the prime objective of con-I
serving what tires are left on the
American public's automobiles.
Yesterday and Today
A maximum speed of01 35 miles ian1 -- as.--.- a.' ...*-"w-.,x .-
hour has been ordered, for all rub-
.,r-tired vehicles in the nation, The Motor Transport Department of t e U. S. Marine Corps used
eeire vehicles in the nation eps" as early as January 29, 1921, when the top picture was taken.
effective yesterday, and compli- Below, Leatherneeks test the modern Jeep. The Marine Corps, now
ance with the speed regulation at its greatest stretch, depezs he ily on totoried transporta-
will be a basic requirement for ob- t ion
training both tire and gasoline ra-
tions. In addition, .tires on all cars Sharks Have Seven W orld Communion
must be submitted every 60 days
after, rationing starts for on-wheel Games On Schedule W ill Be Observed
inspection to insure that proper
care is given them. .
- The 35-mIle. 'pe-?d limit order Transportation Is Big Problem Is Beginning of LSjS,-W-ek Loyalty
does not carry enforcement or Facing Team'This Campaign For Benefit Of
.penal provisions, but governors of Season Men In Service
all states will be requested to --_
make it effective by 'calling upon
sae iand local officials for strict Prof., W. A. Biggart, who is Rev. 0. D. Langs.ton, pastor of
enforcement. coaching the Port St. Joe High the Methodist church, annOctober 4, isunces
It is understood that arresting Sharks football team this year tworld-Wide Communion Sunday,
officers will turn over .to their lo- with the able assistance of Buster which will dbe observed through-
cal rationing boards thenames of Owens, stated yesterday that he ;out the world-in camps, overseas
the 35-mile limit and they will had lined up seven games on the jand at home. "We are requesting
then'face cancellation of their gas schedule this year, two games withthat all Methodists and any others
cards. Blountstown, two with Apalachi- o o de th t service," said
gaard so.ier a ca ad "effort to attend -this service," said,
,The gasoline ratoning program cola and two tentative tilts with Rev. Langston.
will give to each automobile, on either Florida Hi at Tallahassee "This is the beginning of a six
the minimum A-card basis, -enough or Carrabelle. weeks 'loyalty campaign' in which
gasoline for 2,880 miles of driving r I ar ^ eoen
a year, reckoned at 15 miles to thei Mr. Biggart said the big prob- we want every Mthodist and
a year reckoned at 15 miles to thethis year is member of the congregation to at-
gallon. !the matter of transportation, since tend one service each Sunday if
Bus companies have until Octo- the school buses cannot be used possible during the six weeks,"
ber 15 to comply with the new as in the past due to the tire situ. continued the minister. "Our serv-
speed lmt, in order that they action. He.hopes that some of the ice men in camps and overseas
may have time to adjust theirtrips can 'be:made in private cars are expecting the church to back
schedules. but fears that the bus lines will them un with our- prayers. Let's
have. to be depended on to get to not let them down.
DEFENSE WORKERS AND and from the out-of-town games. "Come out to church and re-
FISHERMEN MAY HAVE The team is shaping up well, ac- dedicate yourself to Christ, as our
PHOTOS MADE TODAY cording to Mr. Biggart, and -the boys in the service are observing
i- first string will average in the this day. We will expect to meet
S.Horace Soule 'announces that a neighborhood of 145 pounds, with you there Sunday morning. If you
Panama City photographer will be the second stringers bringing the
at .the St. Joe Hardware store to- average weight down to 135.
day for the. express purpose of All home games, which will be
making small photographs which played on Centennial Fie-ld, will
are necessary if fishermen are to begin about 6 o'clock in the eve-
secure permits from the Coast *ning, due to the dimout here.
It is also suggested that mem- I Poehler In Apalachicola
bers of the Air Warning Service W. A. Poehler who formerly op-
acting as observers and members j erated a photographic studio here
of the civilian defense corps also land who has been in New York
have photos made, as these are i for some time, was in the city this
required for their identification week and states that ie is open-
cards. ing a studio in Apalachicola.
Fred Perry Is Now Corporal I Bush Joins Army
.-, Fred Perry, who is with the Roy Bush left this week to join
Akmy Air Corps at Fort Knox, Ky., the army. His wife left for Cot-
has been promoted to the rank of tondale where she will stay with
corporal. relatives for the duration.
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Takes Navy Examination Norton Still Heads Kiwanis
Raymond Warren was in Birm- At the regular meeting of the
ingham this week taking an ex- Kiwanis club last week Dr. J. R.
amination for entrance into .the Norton was re-elected as president.
navy. for the ensuing year.
don't come, we will be disap- George Patton, Mrs. R. W. Smith,
pointed, and so will your Lord." Mrs. J. A. Mira, J. R. Hunter and
----- Tom Owens.
RADIO PROGRAM WILL BE The campaign, held once a year
BROADCAST FROM TYNDALL between Thanksgiving and Christ-
FIELD SUNDAY EVENING mas, is the annual appeal to the
public for funds to carry on the
The first international radio pro- year-round work of the association.
gram fror'"tie flexible gunnery The Port St. Joe Pilot club has
.school a t.indall Field is slated again agreed to sponsor the Seal
for Sund6," October 4, 5:30 to 6 Sale drive.
p. m., central war time. -' __-----
It will be on the Sgt. Gene Au- Mrs. Kenney To Washington
trey hour. He is now a member of Mrs. B. E. Kenney will leave to-
the army air forces and, 15 min- morrow for Washington, D. C., .to
utes of the program will originate attend a meeting of the national
from the U.,S.O. building at Pan- committee on camp and hospital
ama City, following a street pa- service of the American Red
rade o f a graduating class o f Cross, of which she is one of the
aerial gunnery students. 15 members selected from all parts
The program will go out over o-f the nation.
115 stations of the Columbia,/ --
Broadcasting system and also xil Two Undergo Tonsilectomies
be short-waved to foreign coun- Mrs. D. H. Jones and Billie
tries, particularly those r-/here Teel underwent tonsilectomies at
American soldiers are stationed, the Norton clinic last Saturday.
City's Portion of Fund for WPA
30-Bed Hospital Comes
Telegrams were received Satur-
day by the publisher of The Star
from Senator Claude Pepper ana
Congressman Bob Sikes that Pres-
ident Roosevelt had approved the'
application for funds for comple-
tion of the Port St. Joe-WPA spon-
sored 30,bed hospital here, work
on which had been suspended due
to lack of WPA labor and addi-
According to the telegrams the
total amount approved comes to
$42,74.5, of which the city's share
will be $23,495 and the federal
grant $19,250. The total sum is for
completion of the hospital and the
purchase of all necessary equip-
MATCHES STILL GO
Here's the OPA.lowdown on the
match situation: If you're paying
the same price for cigarettes that
you did in March and buying them
at the same stores, you are en-
titled to matches if you got them
then-and the- same size folder.
This ruling was issued on com-
plaints that many stores have
eliminated, the natccbs, or- are
now giving only ballf-size folders.
Officers Are Named .By
School Student Council
At the. first meeting .of the stu-
dent council of the Port St. Joe
schools, held last week, the fol-
lowing officers were elected for
the term: President, Thomas Chat-
ham; vice-president, Carolyn Bag-
gett;, secretary and treasurer, El-
COMMITTEE NAMED FOR
ANNUAL TB FUND DRIVE
Members of the Gulf County
Tuberculosis and Health associa-
tion named to handle -the cam-
paign in this county,, opening No-
vember 23, have been announced
Mrs. E. Clay Lewis Jr., chair-
man of the local association; H.
H. Saunders, chairman of the
Christmas Seal sale; Mrs. Basil
E. Kenney, Mrs. W. T. Mosely Jr.,
Mrs. C. G. Costin, Mrs. Robert
Tapper, Mrs. J. B. Gloeckler. Mrs.
On the Line For
Junior Army Will Begin At-
tack Against Metal
The boys and, girls of the Port
St. Joe and Wewahitchka schools
are now part of a national Junio-
Army which will begin a great at-
tack next Monday, October 5,
when they launch their offensive
against the metal shortage.
They are going out to find and
bring in the things of which tanks
and ships are made-rusty pipe,
broken bed springs, old stoves, air
guns that won't shoot any longer
The local regiment is headed by
Principal W. A. Biggant, who
ranks as a major in the junior
service. County School Superinten-
dent Tom Owens is colonel of Gulf
county's regiment, and the teach-
ers rank as captains.
School boys and girls of each
class room will be the lieutenants,
sergeants, corporals and privates
of the Junior Army here. Thqse
who do well will be promoted, just
like real soldiers in our fighting
A fighting army uses maps and
scouts ev-ery foR of ground, and
Major Biggant announces that the
Junior .Army will. scout le city
and 'surrounding countryside In
the same way for pieces Of junk,
"So long as the junk remains
ungathered," he said, "it is part of
the starvation enemy of our steel
mills, our war factories and our
fighting men. Port .St. Joe boys
and girls are going to find and
take prisoner 'all of that enemy In
The public is urged to co-oper-
ate with the students when they
call,by giving, them eirery avail-
able pieces of scrap. Those pieces
which are too large for the chil-
dren .to carry away will be called
for with a truck. The scrap ma-
terial will be piled in a corner of
the school yard and, through ar-
rangements made by Marc Flel-
shel, head of the Gulf county sal-,
vage committee, when a sufficient
amount has been gathered a junk
concern in Columbus, Ga., will
send a man here to sort it into
the various grades, weigh it and
pay for it. Proceeds from sale of
the scrap will go to the school
fund and be used. mainly to pro-
vide lunches for underprivileged
SCRAP METAL ADMITS
TO SHOW AT PORT NEXT
Manager Ben Rivers of the Port
theatre announces ,that a special
"Junk Matinee" will be held at the
theatre Saturday morning at 10
o'clock as a part of the drive ,to
get in the scrap.
Price of admission will be 15
pounds or more of scrap metal.
The scrap thus collected will be
turned over to the Kiwanis club
which in turn will add it to the
collection at the school yard.
Masons Enjoy Supper
Members of the Masonic lodge
gathered at the hall Friday night
at a supper observing "Old Timers
Night." Roy Bush, who has joined
th- armed forces, was honored at
PAETOTESAPR T OGL ONY LRD RDY COE ,14
T THE STAR
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla,
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMI.TH, Editor
Entered as Second-class matter, December 10,
1937, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida,
undet Act of March 3, 1879.
Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
One Year....... $2.00 Six Months...... $1.00
--f Telephone 51 -
The spoken word is given scant attention;
the printed word is thoughtfully weighed.
The spoken word barely asserts; the prIned
word thoroughly -convinces. The spolren word
is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country -. Right or Wrong
KIDS LAST RESORT TO GET IN SCRAP
Apparently we older folks have fallen down
on the scrap salvage campaign, for the gov-
ernment at Washington is now putting on one
more salvage campaign with the hope that re-
sults will prove that the people of tmle United
States-represented by the school children-
will get busy and do a real job. So far they
have not done this, and the kids are the last
Now you, Mr. and Mrs. Port St. Joe, whack
are you going to do about this drive? What
will Gulf county do about it? If the United
States can not produce more scrap-and that
means Gulf county and every other county-
our country is in a bad jam in its defense pro-
The nation-wide scrap collection by school
children starts next Monday, so when your
doorbell- rings, and you find an eager-faced
youngster waiting there, your first reaction
may be to give him a hasty "brush-off." Don't.
Th bloy or girl will be one of the millions of
school kids who will be donating their time
and efforts .to a worthy cause on which we
oldsters fell down.
Kids know that a war is going on, and they
know it's not just a glamorous game, a dra-
rnatic pageant of heroes. They know how vital
is the nation's need for scrap. They are will-
ing to sacrifice play-time to help. They could
PHONE 51 MRS. W. S. S
DEFENSE COMMITTEE OF P.-T. A. HOLDS F
WOMAN'S CLUB MEETS MEETING OF YE
Preparatory to opening of 'the The Port St. Joe
club year for the Port St. Joe Wo- association met at
man's club, a meeting of the na- auditorium Thurs
tional defense committee of ,the last week for the
club met Tuesday morning at the the new school ye
home of Mrs. Basil E. Kenney, the. The meeting w
chairman, for the purpose of work- the pledge .to the f
ing out plans for the coming year. Foy Scheffer, fo
The agenda .as outlined was ap- singing of "Ame
proved and is highlighted by two Lord's Prayer.
bridge benefits, one to be held oni George Sin'owden
October 28 at the Port Inn' and the defense council, w
other on December 11 at the home speaker and, stress
of Mrs. Kenney. everyone, parents,
-The committee also voted to buy children, to join
one $25 War Bond for the club and funse activities.
to contribute $2 monthly to the booklets outlining
depleted coffers of the Gulf must be done.
County Defense Council. A brief outline o
Members of ,the defense com- of P.-T. A. work wa
mittee are Mrs. Roy Scheffer, Mrs.
D. C. Smith, Mrs. Guy Little, Mrs.
Harry McKnight, Mrs. Jack Sam-
ford, Mrs. Truman Towery, Mrs.
H. A. Drake, Mrs. Richard Porter
and Mrs. Andrew Owens.
Following the meeting, the hos-
tess served soft drinks to her
Miss Myrtle Langston, who has
been visiting here for some time
past with her brother and sister-
in-law, Rev. and Mrs. 0. D. Langs-
ton, left Monday for Batesville,
Ark., where she has accepted a po-
sition as art director in the Ar-
be out playing ball or roller-skating, instead TWO O. E. S. MEMBERS ARE
of tramping from door to door, ringing bells, HONORED WITH SHOWER
The members of Gulf Chapter
giving their amateurish but sincere enthusi- 191, Order of Eastern Star, met at
astic sales talks. The scrap you give them will the Masonic hall Tuesday evening
be piled in a corner of the local school yard 'o:r a pr.-`Lallowe'en party, wil.h
and when it is sold, the money will go to the the program in charge of Mrs.
school fund. Ruth Evans and Mrs. Alice Bryan.
A number of games andi contests
What these youngsters are selling is a A number of games and wiconth read-st
were enjoyed, followed wi-th read7
share in America and its future-their. future, ings by Mrs: R. M. Spillers and
to be exact-and they shouldn't have to talk Mrs. Bessie Smith.
long. It may be annoying to have to answer Thc, program was then turned
the door when you're in the midst of some over to Worthy Matron Lovie co-
burn and, assisted by Conduntress
household task, or engrossed in a book, or are Bessie Smith and Mrs. Florazell
entertaining guests. But after all, 'isn't such Connell, Mrs. Evans and Mrs.
an annoyance a bit on the petty side, if you Bryan were given a stork shower.
pause to give thought?. Our men are waging Each received pink and blue bas-
a gallant fight on far-flung war fronts. Some kets filled with gifts.
-At the conclusion of the delight-
are wounded. Some die. The youngsters who f affair, pie and coffee w
call on you for scrap to aid those men are- do- served to 23 members and visitors.
ing all they can on a job that you and I have a
fallen down on. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Give them a welcome-and give them your Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Raffield are
the proud parents of a 9-pound
scrap. daughter, born Thursday, Septem-
ber 24, at the Norton clinic. She
DRIVE SLOW AND PLAY SAFE has been named Judith Alta.
Effective yesterday the national 35-miles- Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Redd an-
f ect e y a t e n -m e nounce the birth of a 91/2-pound
per-hour speed limit for all rubber-tired ve- son a, the Norton clinic on Mon-
rrson at the. Norton clinic on Mon-
hicles went into effect, and state and local of- lay, Septemlber 28. The young
ficials have been called upon by the govern- -nan has been named James Alfrea.
ment to see that the limit is strictly enforced. *
Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Burke an-
Motorists of Gulf county are urged to ob- and Mrs. W. V. Burke an-
nounce .the birth of an S1%-pound
serve this new driving regulation, not only for -aughter Tuesday, September 29,
their own good but for the benefit of all, as at the Norton clinic. The young
it has been instigated solely for the purpose of lady bears the name Glenda Anona.
conserving our rapidly dwindling tire supply.
Born, Sunday, September 27, to
Also, violators of the speed limit will face can- Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Perry, a
.cellation of gas and tire certificate privileges, daughter.
as police officials have agreed to notify ra- r *a
tioning boards of arrests for speeding. As yet PILOT' CLUB HOLDS
we do not have gas rationing in Gulf county, 'TACKY PARTY'
but about the middle of November the entire Members of the losing team in
but about the middle of November the entire the recent attendance contest con-
nation will come under the same system of ducted by the Pilot club were hos-
gas rationing as is in effect on the eastern sea- tosses at a "tacky party" Friday
board now, and when that time comes we ex- night, held at the home of Mrs.
pect to see a number of motorists who now H. A. Drake. "
A number of interesting games
travel 50 and 60 miles an hour have their gas and contests were enjoyed an
cards taken from them. prizes were awarded for the. most
This country has been largely built on au- "tacky" costumes. Acting as judges
tomobile travel, and unless the best use is made H. A. Drake, Gus Creech and Mr,.
of the tires we have, in a short time we will be
faced with a catastrophic national "slow A I D ADS
down." CLA I I A S
s Cc1 1 FOR RENT-Juniper Lodge at
tals rChurches Beacon Hill. Has 4 small apart-
ments, partly furnished. Will lease
at $25 per month to right party.
Inquire St. Joe Lumber Company.
Phone 69-J. 9-4tf
FIRST WOMAN'S CLUB WILL' LEGAL ADVERTISING
AR MEET OCTOBER 7 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, GULF
a Parent-Teacher The first meeting of the year COUNTY, FLORIDA
the high school will be held by the Port St. Joe BUD HUDSON, Plaintiff,
day evening ot Woman's club at 3:30 p. m., Oe- s.
first meeting ot tolber 7, in the club rooms at thh DOLL HUDSON, Defendant.
ar. Centennial building. Theme for On Monday, October the 5th, 1942,
as opened with the year is "Victorious Living." the. Defendant, Doll Hudson, is re-
quired to appear to the Bill for Di-
lag, led by Mrs. This first meeting will be in vorce filed against her in the'ss
Ilowed by the charge of the following hostesses: cause, and The Star is hereby
erica" and the Mrs. B. H. Dickens, Mrs. W. A. designated as the newspaper in
Robhrts, Mrs. L. C. Rester, Mrs. which this order shall be published
once a week for four consecutive
i, heaca of the Thomas McPhaul, Mrs. J. Grims- weeks.
as the principal ley, Mrs. Jesse Smith. Mrs. 0. D. WITNESS my hand and seal of
;ed the need for Langston, Mrs. R. A. Costin, Mrs. said Court this 2nd day of Sep-
teachers an d B. W. Eells, Mrs. Joe Whitfiel tember A. D. 1942. HUNTER
the civilian de- and Mrs. W. 0. Anderson. (SEAL) Clerk Circuit Court,
He distributed A current events quiz will be Gulf County, Florid,,.
the work which conducted by Mrs. E. Clay Lewls H. V. McCLELLAN, 9-4
Jr.; Port. W. A. Biggart will speakSolicitor for Complainant. 10-2
if the beginning
is given by Mrs.
G. W. Pierson, following which
a brief business meeting of the or-
ganization was held, presided over
by Mrs. E. Clay Lewis Jr. At
this .time. Mrs. Joe Mira, carnival
chairman, and Mrs. Jesse Smith.
room mother chairman, stated
that plans will be, announced
shortly for the annual Hallowe'en
carnival to be held October 31.
The meeting was well attended,
and Mrs. B. C. Gaillard, memlber-
ship chairman, stated that th
membership is now 86.
John Kirkland was transacting
business in Opp, Ala., during the
on "Problems of Local Schools"',
L. A. Wilson will give a report oi,
the colored schools, and the me-e
ing will close with the singing of
"School Days" and "America."
ENTERTAINS AT BRIDGE
Mrs. Jack Croxton of White
City was hostess Wednesday af-
ternoon at her home at a delight-
ful bridge party. Guests were
Mrs. J. A. Christmas, Mrs. D. C.
Smith, Mrs. J. A. Stebel and Mrs.
W. S. Smith. Prize for high score
went .to Mrs. Christmas. iollow-
I-ig the hour of pla-,. the hostess
served delicious refreshments to
Advertising doesn't cost-It PAYS!
BY THE 00
Open to the Public
Club Breakfast, 6 to 9....25c
Lunch, 12 to 2...........40c
Dinner, 6 to 8 ...........40c
MRS. M. 0. FREEMAN
Coi ner ReWi Ave. and 3rd St.
Griffin Grocery Building
- LET'S BECOME
We invite you to visit our -pre-
scription department, where you
will see graduate pharmacists
compounding prescriptions with,
the utmost care and skill. Co-
operation with your physicpjitio
in his work of caring for your
health is our most important'
function. To that end we u e
only t he finest prescription
chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and
biologicals when filling your
We Use Merck Prescription Chemicals
Port St. Joe
If WVr Iv
WHEN the stress of modern!
living gets "on your nerves"i
a good sedative can do a lot to
lessen nervous tension, to make!
you more comfortable, to permit!
Next time a day's work and
worry or a night's wakefulnesss,
makes you Irritable, Restless or
Jumpy-gives you Nervous Head-
ache or Nervous Indigestion, try
Dr. Miles Nervine.-
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Dr. Miles Nervine is a time-
tested sedative that has been
bringing relief from Functional
Nervous Disturbances for sixty
years yet is as up-to-date as this
morning's newspaper. LiqUid 25#
and $1.00, Effervescent tablets 35*
and 75*. Read directions and 6e
only as directed.
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THE STAR, PORT St. JO)E, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 194
Dorothy Sexton adjudged Dorothy
Anderson the "tackiest" .persv-
present, with Margaret Belin as*i
Refreshments of punch and
cookies were served, to 20 mem-
bers and their friends.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Atwood vis-
ited over the week-end, with rela-
tives in Birmingham, Ala.
Try Alka-Seltzer for
Headache, "Morning After" Aching
Muscles, Acid Indigestion. Pleasant,
prompt, effective. 300 and 60.
High Vitamin potency at low cost-
ONE-A-DAY Vitamin Tablets. A and
D tablets in the yellow box-B-Cornm-
plex tablets in the grey box.
For Sleeplessness, Irrita-'
bility, Headache, and
Restlessness, when due to Nervous
Tension. Use only as directed.
Conducting Revival church. Basil E. Kenney returned Satur-
ev. R. F. Hallford is in Dothan --- day from a week's business trip to
this week conducting a revival at Fight your part of the fight- Chicago. He was met in Pensacola
the Headland Avenue Baptist make yaur home a V Home. by his wife,
Probably Had Time Trouble Mrs. Dorothy Sexton, Miss Nell
Until 1883, no two cities kept Connell and Mrs. George McLaw-
the same time unless they were 1. _)n wer. week-end visitors in
Ion 'the same meridian. Panama City.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
wiEREAS, The Legisiature ot 1941.
ander the Constitution of 1885, of tbe
State of Florida. did pass 9 Joint
Reolutions proposing amendments to
the Constitution of the State of Flor-
Ida. and the same were agreed to by
a vote of three-fifths of all the mem-
bers elected to each aouse: that thF
votes on said Joint Resolutions were
entered upon their respective Tournals
with the yeas and nays thereon and
they did determine and direct that
the said Joint Resolutions be sub-
mitted to the electors of the State at
the General Election in November
NOW THEREFORE i R A GRAY
Secretary of State of the 'tate of
Florida. do hereby giv notice that
will be held in each county In Florida
on Tuesday next succeeding the first
Monday in November. A D 1942. the
said Tuesday being the
THIRD DAY OF NOVEMBER
',Jor the ratification or rejection of the
Said Joint Resolutions proposing
amendments to the Constitution of
the State of Florida. viz:
A JOIN'I RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Article IX of the
Constitution of the State of Florida
Relating to Taxation and Finance. by
Adding Thereto an Additional Section
Creating a State Board of Adminis-
tration: Prescribing its Powers and
Duties, and Providing for the use of
Proceeds of Two Cents per Gallon of
the Gasoline or Other Motor Fuel Tax
for (1) the Payment and Retirement
of All Outstanding Bonds Issued By
Any County or Special Road and
Bridge District Prior tb First Day of
July. A. D 1931. for Road and Bridge
Purposes. and for (2) Public Highway
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
That the following amendment to
Article IX of the Constitution of the
State of Florida relating to Taxation
and Finance by adding thereto an ad-
ditional section to be known as Sec-
tion 16 of said Article IX creating a
State Board of Administration: pre-
scribing Its powers and duties, and
providing for the use of the proceeds
of two cents per gallon of the, gasoline
or other motor fuel tax for (1) the
payment and retirement of all out-
standing bonds issued by any county
or special road and bridge district
prior to the First Day of July. A. D.
1931 for road and bridge purposes.
and for (2) public highway purposes.
is hereby agreed to and shall be sub-
mitted to the electors of the State of
Florida for ratification or rejection at
the next General Election to be held
in 1942. as follows:
"Section 16 (a). That beginning
January lst. 1943. and for fifty (50)
years thereafter, the proceeds of two
(2c) cents per gallon of the total tax
levied by the State law upon gasoline
and other like products of petroleum,
now known as the Second Gas Tax,
and upon other fuels used to propel
motor vehicles, shall as collected be
placed monthly In the 'State Roads
Distribution Fund' In the State Treas-
r'-try and divided into three (3) equal
""arts which shall be distributed
monthly among the several counties
One part according to area, one part
according to population, and one part
according to the counties' contribu-
tions to the cost of State road con-
struction in the ratio of distribution
as provided in Chapter 15659. Laws of
Florida. Acts of 1931. and for the pur-
poses of the apportionment based on
the counties' contributions for the
cost of State road construction, the
amount of the contributions estab-
lished by the certificates made in 1931
pursuant to said Chapter 15659. shall
be taken and deemed conclusive in
computing the monthly amounts dis-
tributable according to said contribu-
tions. Such funds so distributed shall
be administered by the State Board of
Administration as hereinafter pro-
(b) The Governor as Chairman, the
State Treasurer and the State Comp-
troller shall constitute a body cor-
porate to be. known as the 'State
Board of Administration." which Board
shall succeed to all the power, control
and authority of the statutory Board
of Administration, Said Board shall
have. in addition to such powers as
may be conferred upon it by law, the
management, control and supervision
of the proceeds of said two (2c) cents
of said taxes and all moneys and other
assets which on the effective date of
this amendment are applicable or may
become applicable to the bonds of the
several counties of this State. or any
special road and bridge district, or
.other special taxing district thereof.
issued prior to July 1st. 1931, for road
and bridge purposes. The word
"Bonds" as used herein shall include
honds time warrants notes and other
forms or indebtedness issued for road
and bridge purposes by any county or
special road and bridge district or
other special taxing district. out-
standing on July 1st. 1931. or any re-
funding issues thereof. Said Board
shall have the Statutory powers of
Boards of County Commissioners and
Bond Trustees and of any other
Authority of special road and bridge'
districts. and other special taxing dis-
tricts thereof with regard to said
bonds. (except that the power to levy
ad valorem taxes is expressly withheld
from said board) and shall take over
all papers. documents and records
concerning the same Said Board
shall have the power from time to
time to issue refunding bonds to ma-
ture within the said fifty (50) year
period. for any of said outstanding
bonds or interest thereon, and to se-
cure them by a pledge of anticipated
receipts from such gasoline or other
fuel taxes to be distributed to such
county .as herein provided, but not
at a greater rate of interest than said
bonds now bear: and to issue, sell or
exchange on behalf of any county or
unit for the sole purpose of retiring
said bonds issued by such county. or
special road and bridge district, or
other special taxing district thereof.
gasoline or other fuel tax anticipation
certificates bearing interest at not
more than',three (3) ner cent ner an-
num in such denominations and ma-
,2r -such, time within the fifty
7er Deribd a dith Board mayI
determine. In addition to exercising
tbh twes' nw tr6oIdded by statute
for the investment of sinking funds. or hereafter owner or used fro such
said Board may use the sinking funds purposes by the State of Florida, shall
created for said bonds of any county be vested in a Commission to be
or speciaJ road and bridge district, or known as the Game and Fresh Water
other unit hereunder to purchase the Fish Commission Such Commission
matured or maturing bonds oartic'- shall consist of five members, one
rating nerein of any other county err from each congressional district as
other special road and bridge district existing on January 1. 1941 who shall
cr other special taxing district there- be appointed by the Governor subject
of. provided that as to tsa.d matured to confirmation by the Senate The
bonds, the value thereof as an invest- members so appointed shall annually
ment shall be the price paid therefore select one ow their members as Chair-
which shall not exceed the par "alus man, of the Commission
plus accrued interest and that said a. The first members ol the Corn-
investment shall bear interest at the mission shall be appointed on Janu-
rate of three (3)1 er cent per annum arv 1. 1943 and shall serve respectively
(c) The said Board shall annually for one. two three, four and five
use said funds in each county ac- years At the expiration ol each of
count, first, to Day current principal such- terms, a succe-sor shall be ap-
and interest maturing. If any of said pointed to serve for P term of five
bonds and gasoline or other fuel tax ears.
anticipation certificates of such coun- 3 The members of the Commission
ty or special road and bridge dis- shall receive no compensation for their
trict. or ot her special t a x n e services as such. but each Commls-
district thereof: second, to estab- stoner shall receive his necessary trav-
lish a sinking funr account to meet eling or other expenses incurred while
future requirements of said bonds and engaged in the discharge of his Of-
gasoline or other fuel tax anticipation ficial duties, but such shall not ex-
certificates where it appears the an- ceed the sum of $600.00 in any one
ticipated Income for any year or years year
will not equal scheduled payments 4. Among the powers granted to the
thereon: and third. any remaining bal- Commission by this Section shall be
ance out of the proceeds of said two the power to fix bag limits and to fix
2c cents of said taxes shall monthly open and closed seasons. on a state-
during the year be remitted by said wide. regional or local basis. as it may
board as follows: Eighty (80%) ner find to be appropriate, and to regulate
cent to the State Road Department for the manner and method of taking.
the construction or reconstruction of transporting, storing and using birds.
State Roads and bridges within the ame. fur bearing animals fresh water
county or for the lease or purchase fish. reptiles and amphibians. The
of bridges connecting State highways Commission shall also have the power
within the County. and twenty (20%) t acquire by purchase gift. all orop-
per cent to the Board of County Comrn- rty necessary, useful or convenient
missioners of such county for use on for the use of the Commission in the
-oads and bridges therein, exercise of its powers hereunder
Id) Said Board shall have the 5. The Commission shall appoint.
Power to make and enforce all rules fix the salary of. and at pleasure re-
and regulations necessary to the full move. a suitable person, as Director.
exercise of the powers hereby granted and such Director shall have such
and no legislation shall be required to powers and duties as may be prescribed
render this amendment of full force by the Commission in pursuance of
and operating effect from and after its duties under this Section Such
January 1st. 1943. The Legislature director shall, subject to the approval
shall continue the levies of said taxes of the Commission, appoint fix the
during the life of this Amendmenta salaries of. and at pleasure remove.
and shall not enact any law having assistants, and other employees who
the effect of withdrawing the proceeds shall have such powers and duties as
of said two (2c) cents of said taxes may be assigned to them by the Com-
from the operation of this amend- mission or the Director. No Commis-
ment The Board shall pay refunding sioner shall be eligible for any such
xpDenses and otheenses nses for serv- appointment or employment.
Ices rendered specifically for. or which 6 The funds resulting from the
-re properly chargeable to. the account operation of the Commission and from
of any county from funds distributed the administration of the laws and
to such county: but general expenses regulations pertaining to birds, game.
)f the Board for services rendered all fur bearing animals, fresh water fish.
the counties, alike shall be prorat reptiles and amphibians. together with
tmong them and Paid out of said any other funds specifically provided
funds on the same basis said tax pro- for such purpose shall constitute the
ceeds are distributed among the sev- State Game Fund and shall be used
"ral counties: provided, report of by the Commission as it shall deem
said. expenses shall be made to each fit in carrying out the provisions
Regular Session of the Legislature. hereof and for no other purposes. The
ind the Legislature may limit the ex- Commission may not obligate itself
senses of the Board." beyond the current resources of the
Approved by the Governor. May 13. State Game Fund unless specifically
1941. so authorized by the Legislature.
Piled in office Secty of State, May 7. The Legislature may enact "any
13. 1941. laws in aid of. but not inconsistent
with. the provisions of this amend-
A JOIN REOTIN ment and all existing laws inconsist-
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing ent herewith shall no longer remain
an Amendment to the Constitution of in force and effect. All laws fixing
the State of Florida to be known as penalties for the violation of the pro-
Section 3 of Article XVII. Relating to visions of this amendment and all laws
Amendments Imposing license taxes, shall be en-
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS- ctfed by the Legislature from time
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA: to time.
That the following Amendment, to Approved by the Governor. May 5.
be known as Section 3 of Article XVII 1941
of the present Constitution be and 1941. oice Secty o State
the same is hereby agreed to shall be Filed in office Secty of State. May
submitted to the electors of the State 1941.
at the general election of Representa-
tives to be held in the year A. D. 1942. A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
to-wit! sn Amendment to Article Five of the
Section 3. -It at any regular or spe- Constitution of Florida by Adding
clal or extra session, the Legislature. Thereto an idditlonal Section Relat-
by vote of three-fourths of all mem- 'nr to the Election of Circuit Judges
bers elected to each House. shall de- BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
termine that an emergency requiring .ATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA
an early decision by the electors of the i'hat Article 5 of the Constitution of
State exists, an amendment to this the State of Florida be amended by
Constitution dealing with the subject adding thereto an additional Section
matter of such emergency may be pro- to be known as Section 46 of said
posed. and if the proposed Amendment Article relating to the Election of Cir-
be agreed to by a three-fourths vota mult Judges be. and the same is hereby
of all the members elected to each agreed to and shall be submitted to
House. the same shall be entered upon the electors of the State of Florida
their respective journals with the yeas for ratification or rejection at the
and nays thereon. Thereupon. at the General Election to be held on the
same session, the Legislature shall pro- first Tuesday after tlie first Monday
vide for a special election to be held 'n November. 1942. as follows:
not less than ninety nor more than "Section 46. Circuit Judges shall
one hundred eighty days after ad- hereafter be elected by the qualified
journment and for publication of electors of their respective judicial
notice thereof. at which special elec- aIroults as other State and County
tion the proposedd Amendment shall be officialss are elected.
submitted to the electors of the State
for approval or rejection: provided. The first election of Circuit Judges
that if a general election of Represen- shall be held at the General Election
tatives is to occur within said period in 1948 to take office on the first
such Amendment .shall be submitted Tuesday after the first Monday in
to the electors at such general lc- January. 1949. for a term of six years.
tion ele al ele The terms ,of all such offices as they
If a majority of the electors voting shall severally exist at the time of
If a majority of the electors voting adoption of this Amendment shall be
upon the proposed Amendment shall and they are hereby extended to ter-
adopt the Amendment, the same shall minute on the first Tuesday after the
become a part of this Constitution- first Monday in January 1949."-
This Amendment shall not be held to Approved by the Governor. June 12.
slpersede w rIn anywise ffect any 1941.
existing provision of the Constitution Filed in office of Secretary of State,
relating to Amendments. but shall be June 13. 1941.
regarded as an additional method '
Approved by the Governor. May 5. A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
1941. an Amendment to Article Sixteen of
Piled in office Secty of State, May & the Constitutibn of Florida, by adding
1941. thereto an additional Section Permit-
ting the Legislature to vest the Powers
AJI REO TOof making Rules and Regulations Re-
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing lasting to the Conservatipn of Salt
an Amendment to Article IV of the Water Fish and Salt Water Products
Constitution of the* State of Florida in a Board or Commissiosn.
Relative to the Executive Department.
by Adding thereto an Additional Sec- BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
tion to Create a Game and Fresh NATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
Water Fish Commission. That Article Sixteen of the Consti-
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS- tuition of the State of Florida be
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA: amended by adding thereto an addi-
That the following Amendment to tional Section to be known as Section
Article IV of the Constitution of the 32 of said Article 16. authorizing the
State of Florida relative to the Execu- Legislature to vest the power of mak-
tive Department by adding thereto an ing rules and regulations relating to
additional Section to be known as conservation of salt water fish and
Section 30 of said Article IV. creating salt water products in a board or com-
a Game and Fresh Water Fish Com- mission, be and the same is hereby
mission be and the same is hereby agreed to. and shall be submitted to
agreed tr and shall be submitted to the electors of the State of Florida
the Electors of the State of Florida for ratification or rejection at the
for ratification or rejection at the General Election to be held on the
General Election tQ be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday
*first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. 1942. as follows:
In November 1942. as follows: "Section 32. The Legislature may
Section 30. 1. Prom and after Jan- vest in such Board or Commission,
nary 1 1943. the management. restora- new created or that may be created
tlin. conservation and regulation, of by it. authority to make and establish.
the birds, game, fur bearing animals, ruled and regulations without regard
and fresh water fish, of the State 'of to uniformity of application, relating
Florida. and the acquisiton establish- to the conservattrn of salt water tish
mentlt control. anid man ii met. of and. salt water products.'
hatcherim sanctuaries, refuges, reser- A& ved by tile Governor, fne 22,
filed in office Secretary of State.
June 12. 1941,.
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an amendment to Article 7. Section 3.
of the Constitution of the State of
Florida. Relative to Census and Ap-
portionment, by Amending Section 3.
of said Article so ar to Designate
Broward County as a Senatorial Dis-
trict and designate Calhoun County
and Gulf -'ounty as a Senatorial Dis-
BE IT RESOLVED BT THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
That the following amendment to
Section 3- of Article 7 of the Con-
stitution of the State of Florida. rela-
tive to Census and apportionment.
designating Broward County as the
thirty-ninth (391 Senatorial District.
and Calhoun County and Gulf County
as the fortieth (40) Senatorial District.
be and the same is hereby agreed to.
and shall be submitted to the electors
of the State of Florida for ratification
or rejection at the General Election "o
be held on the first Tuesday after the
first Monday in Novembe' 1942 a-i
. Section 3. The Legislature that staL,
meet in regular session A. D. 1925 and
-those that shall meet every ten years
thereafter, shall apportion the repre-
sentation in the Senate, and shall
provide for forty (40) Senatorial Dis-
tricts, such Districts to be. as nearly
equal in population as practicable.
but no County shall be divided in
making such apportionment, and
each District shall have one Senator:
provided that Broward County. Flor-
ida, shall constitute the Thirty-ninth
(39th) Senatorial District. and Cal-
houn County. Florida and Gulf Coun-
ty. Florida. shall constitute the For-
tieth (40) Senatorial District: and at
the same time the Legislature shall
also apportion the representation in
the House of Representatives, and
shall allow three (3) Representatives
to each of the five 'most populous
counties, and two (2) ReDresen atives
to each of the next eighteen more
populous counties, and one Represen-
tative to each of the remaining coun-
ties of the State at the time of such
apportionment. Should the Legislature
fall to apportion the representation in
the Senate and in the House of Rep-
resentatives. at any regular session of
the Legislature at any of the times
herein designated. It shall be the duty
of the Legislature or Legislatures suc-
ceeding such regular session of the
Legislature. either in Special or Regu-
lar session, to apportion the repre-
sentation in the Senate and in the
House of Representatives, as herein
provided. The preceding regular Fed-
eral or regular State Census. which-
ever shall have been taken nearest
any apportionment of ReDresentatives
in the Senate and in the House of
Representatives. shall control in mak-
Ing such apportionment. In the event
the Legislature shall fail to reaPDor-
tlon the representation in the -Legis-
laturp as required by this amendment
the Governor shall (within thirty days
after the adjournment of the remilar
session) call the Legislature together
in extraordinary session to consider
the question of reapportionment and
such extraordinary session of the Leg-
islature is hereby mandatortly required
to reapportion the representation as
required by this amendment before
ifts adjournment (and such. extraordi-
nary session so called for reapportlon-
ment shall not be limited to exnire at
the end of twenty days or at all. until
reannortionment is effected, and shall
consider no business other than such
Approved by the Governor. June 7.
Filed in office of Secretary of State.
June 9. 1941
,A JOINT RESOLUTION ProposingB
an Amendment to Article VIII of the.
Constitution of the State of Florida.
Relating to County and Municipal
BE 13 ENACTED BY THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
That the following amendment to Ar-
ticle VIII of the Constitution of the
State of Florida relating to County
and Municipal Governments. to be
numbered Seclton 11 of said Article
VIII. be and the same is hereby agreed
to and shall be submitted to the elec-
tors of the State for ratification or
rejection at the next general election
to be held in November. 1942. to-wit:
Section 11. The County Commis-
sioners of Dade County who shall be
elected at the general election in 1942
shall Immediately after the beginning
of their terms of office, redistrict
Dade County into five County Com-
missioners' Districts to be numbered
by the said Commissioners from one
to five respectively, and delineate the
boundaries of such Districts in such
manner as to include within the re-
spective Districts territory as follows:
One of the said Commissioners' Dis-
tricts shall comprise the territory
which was on the 1st day of April.
,1941. embraced within Election Pre-
cincts numbered 24 to 32. inclusive.
and also such parts of Election Pre-
cincts numbered 10. 56. 60 and 61 as
lie east of the western shore of Bis-
cayne Bay. all as established by a reso-
lution of the County Commissioners
of said County adopted November 14,
1919. designated as Resolution No
Another of the said Districts shall
comprise the territory, and only the
territory, which was on the 1st day
of April. 1941. embraced in Commis-
sioners' District No. 4 and Commis-
sioners' District No. 5. as described in
Book "F" of the Minutes of the Coun-
ty Commissioners of said County. at
page 194 et seq.:
I Another of the said Commissioners'
Districts shall comprise the territory
which was on the 'first day of April
1941. embraced in Commissioners' Dis-
trict No. 1. as described in Book "P"
of the minutes of the County Com-
missioners of said County. at page 194
et seq.. and also all the territory which
was on the first day of April, 1941.
embraced in Election Precincts num-
bered 75 to 82. inclusive, as estab-
lished by the aforesaid Resolution No.
Another at the aild Districts shall
comprise the territory which was on
the 1st day of April. 1941. embraced
in Commisfioners* District No. 3. as
described in Book "'F of the Minutes
oC the 1 County CoeaMIonee of said
County. t Me 9 et g. e-ept-
the territory embraced in the atore ,
said Election Precincts numbered 7S
to 82. inclusive. and 26 to 32. inclusive
and except such arts of Election Pre-
cincts numbered 56 60 and 61 as lie
east o the western Shore -t BiscayBe
Another ol the said Commissioners
Districts shall comprise the territory
which was on the 1st day of April
1941 embraced In Commissioners Dis-
trict No 2 as described in Book "F"
of the Minutes of the County Com-
missioners of said County at oage 194
et seq except the territory embraced
in the aforesaid Election Precincts
numbered 24 and 25. and such Dart of
Election Precindt number 10 as lies
east of the western shnre B RiscavnP
The County Commissioners who
shall be elected in Dade County at the
general election in 1942 shall hold of-
fice for the term of two years for
which they shall nave been elected
and their terms of office shall not
be affected by this amendment: out
thereafter there shall be in each of
the Districts -stnblished by and in
nursuance of. this amendment a
'"',ntv Commissioner who shall reside
in his District but who shall be nomi-
nated and elected from the County at
Large Every County Commissioner of
Dade County who shall be elected at
the general election in 1944 and there-
after shall hold office for a term of
four years The Dowers. duties and
compensation of such County Com-
missioners shall be as from time to
time provided by law.
Approved by the Governor May 28.
Filed in office Sects of State MaN
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposine
an Amendment to' Section 1. of Article
X of the Constitution of Florida. Re-
lating to Homestead and Exemption.
-o as to Permit the Wages Salary or
Income from any source Whatsoever
Due to any Person the Head of a Fam-
ily as Provided Therein. to be the
Subject of Garnishment to the Ex-
tent of not more than 25% thereof in
the Courts of this State. as May be
Provided by Law. for the Payment of
any Obligations Arising by Express or
Impuled Contract Subseauent to the
AdoDtion of this Amendment: and
Further Providing Exemptions thereto
in Cases of Income of Less than
Twenty-five Dollars uer Week Except
a.s to Necessities of Life as May be
Defined ov the Legislature
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
That the following amendment to Sec-
tion 1. Article X of the Constitution
of Florida authorizing the garnish-
ment of any wages. salary or income'
due any Person who is the head of a
family, as provided therein, to the ex-
tent of 25%, thereof. be. and the same
is hereby agreed to and shall be sub-
mitted to the electors of the State in
the General Election of Representa-
tives in 1942 for their approval or re-
iectlon: that is to say. that Section 1
of Article X be amended by adding
thereto the following Section:
Section 1-A. That the salary.
wages and income from any Source
whatsoever due and owing. or to be-
come due and owing to any person
who is the head of a family residing
in this State. shall be the subject of
-arnishment in the courts of this
qtate as may be provided by law to
the extent of not more than 25% of
s'ch salary. wages and Income. for
the payment of any obligations arising
by express or implied contract sub-
sequent to the adoption' of this
amendment. provided. however: that
fhe Legislature shall not extend the
right of garnishment as herein pro-
vided where the salary is $25.00 or less
,ner week except to necessities of life
,a may from time to time be defined
"v the Legislature.
Approved by the Governor. June 11.
Filed in office Sectv of State: June
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
the Amendment of Section 16 of Ar-
ticle XVT of the Constitution of Flor-
'da. Relating to Taxation of Property
of Corporations. with Certain Exemp-
tions for Religious. Scientific. Munici-
pal. Educational Literarv 1raternai
sr Charitable Purposes
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGIS-
LATURE OF THE STATE OF FLORTDA'
Section 1. That the following
amendment to Section 16. of Article
XVT of the Constitution of the State
of Florida relating to taxation of the
property of corporations, with certain
"xemptlons for religious. scientific, mu-
nicipal. educational. literary,. fraternal
or charitable Purposes, be. and the
same is hereby agreed to and shall
I- submitted to the elector" of th"
State of Florida. for ratIfilatlnr or
-ojection at the nevt general election
to be held in 1942: thnt is to -v that
The said Section 16 of Article XVI of
'Ie Constitution of the State of Plor-
q'l be amended so as to n*ed as
"Section 16. The property ato an
corporations, except the Dronertv of a
corporation which shall construct a
shin or barge canal across the penin-
sula of Florida. If the Legislature
-hould so enact. whether heretofore
or hereafter Incorporated. shall be sub-
lect to taxation, unless such property
be held and used to the extent of at
least one-fourth thereof. for religious.
scientific. municipal, educational, lit-
erary, fraternal or charitable our-
noses." Provided however, this amend-
ment shall not affect the 'provisions
of Sections 12 and 14 of Article IX
of the Constitution of Florida.
AppDroved by the Governor. June 11.
Filed in office Secretary of State.
Tune 11. 1941
The votes cast In compliance with
said proposed amendments, and the
cavnass. declarations and returns
thereof, shall be subjected to the same
regulations and restrictions as are pro-
vided by law for general elections nto
the. State of Florida.
IN rTESt' MONT wH EREo, I
have hereunto set my hand
and affixed the Great Seal ol
th0 State of Plorida. 4 'Tal-
SAL lahassee., the Capital, this the
1st day of August. A. D. 19K.
M &. OAT,.
&Etreti1 at Btate.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1942
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
P ORI OT R 1
Victory begins at home. Is yours -- -_..
a V-Home? The Low Down
Editor The Star:
thdn ju5t a l
It's your representative.
It speaks for you in places
you cannot go. You want
your letterhead to give
your prospect assurance
that it represents a firm
of high standing.
"Your Home Town Newspaper"
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
2 BIG HITS 2
-Hit No. 1-
Chapter No. 11
.... HIT NO. 2-
.,,/ 2 l t) l L%, ot
I started to tell H nry the old
.;o:'e about where one gent said to
another gent. who was that lady
; saw you with down town, and
Cis second fellow said, that was
:o lady--and that's where Henry
-;t,3Dped me. "Alright," I says,
"who's gonna keep the old jokes
f om dyin' out it somebody don't
t-ll 'em? There's 8 or 10 million
o.tspring under 16 ivho'v.e never
:ie::rd the old ones. Who'll. tell
these youngsters? And further-
,.or my old ones, which you can
tell around the fireside, they're
100 per cent better than the mod-
ern ones you'll hear at the Lion
Tamer's Grotto or the Hill Top
Bridge club. And even on tha
radio they tell some with a side-
"Well," says Henry, "if age has
anything to do with improvin' a
joke, you sure got some good
ones." "Well," sez I, "it's better
to know an old joke and r
Opens Daily 2:45, Continuously
Saturday 1:00 Sunday 1:00
SATURDAY, OCT. 10
F R E E MORNING
-- Admission --
15 LBS. SCRAP METAL
FREE TO EVERYONE
MEETS WITH MRS. KENNEY
Members of the Episcopal Auxil-
iary met Monday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. B. E. Kenney Jr.. to
hear a talk by Miss Alice Caldei,
of Wilmington, N. C., who will be
here for some time doing special
work for the church. Miss Calder
told of the work she plans to do
here and also told of similar work
she had done last winter in Phil-
Following the talk by Miss Cal-
der, the host -s served delicious
refreshments to her guests.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Goforth
were week-end, visitors in Grace-
ville, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jon-
4 A A
.Mrs. Karl Knodel of
is visiting in Daphne.
her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. J.
It pays to advertise-try it!
nize it at 16 than to wait until
you're 21 and go down to vote and
find out afterwards that you've
voted for one and didn't know it."
Yours with the low down,
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7
October 8 9
M ARJORIE MAIN
for THREE GREAT DAYS
Sunday- Monday- Tuesday Oct. 4-5-6
Two hours...packedi Y
with a lifetime of
.soul-stirring d a-a...
Sthe rescue at Dunkirk
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of this war!
The Picture EVERYONE Should See!
-. ;ndl :.'rs. A. M. Jones have
as their guests Mrs. Charles Burus
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OfF;ce Hours: 9 to 12 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Bui;ding Phone 88
SOLING method leaves no "repaired
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GUiLF COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 9, of Chapter
1S29G. Laws of Florida, Acts of 1937, .known as the Murphy Act, ,the
following described land in Gulf County, Florida, will be offered for
sale at public outcry for the highest and best cash bid, subject to the
right of the Trust-es of the Internal Improvement Fund -to reject any
adid all bids, at the Court House, between the hours of 10:00 A. M.
C.W.T. and 2:00 P. M. on .he 2nd day ,of November 1942. Easement
'or road ri-'ht-of-way 200 feet wide will be reserved from any parcel
through which th re is an existing State Road.
DESCRIPTION Sec. Twp. Rge. Acres
W, .of WV/ of SW1/ of SE,1/4.............. 25 4 S. 10 W. 10I
TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT FUND
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
By: J. R. HUNTER, :
Agent, Trustees, I. I. Fund, Gulf County.
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PINT 91 QUART
JAR 2L JAR 33O
Ann Page Delicious
VINEGAR, Qt. ..... APPLES, 6 for ................
Ann Page 28 Oz. 1 .' Persian
MELLO-WHEAT.. 17 LIMES, Dozen --...........-
Ann Page Salad Style -1 U. S. No. 1
MUSTARD, 1 lb..... POTATOES, 10 lbs. ...... .
Ann Page French 1 Nice 10
DRESSING, 8 oz..-L CARROTS, Bunch ..........
7 oz. Cloverleaf Dried 100 Fine 5'
SKIM MILK ......... CABBAGE, lb.
Sultana 15 N
PEAS, No. 2 Can .... LETTUCE, Head .........15
Pint Ann Page 99*
OLIVE OIL--- .....--..
Underwood Deviled 15*
HAM, 2 4 Oz. Can..15
Dromedary Devil Food 210
MIX, 144/ Oz. .......
SPAM, 12 Oz. -..0
Pickle Patch Sweet
Midget PICKLES.. 171
2 Lb. Boxes 2
Fresh TOMATOES ........
PEARS, 2 lbs.
LEMONS, Doz .............. -------
GRAPES, 2 lbs. ..............
Clapp's Strained 1 5 York COOKING 25*
BABY FOOD, 2 for 15 APPLES, 4 bs....... 25
Lge. Octagon Laundry S19 scot
SOAP, 3 Bars ---...--............ It) TISSUE, 3 Rolls ....
Octagon 9g Palmolive
CLEANSER, 2 for ......... SOAP, 3 Bars ....... 20
Woodbury's Super' 9
SOAP, 3 for S U D S, Small ..
White House Evaporated
MILK 4 Large Cans
MARVEL Enriched BREAD 11 c
CIGARETTES Carton $1.35
A &P FOOD STORE
Owned and Operated By the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
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FIAOCTOBER! 2, 1942
S 7 2*-. i-I 77 Z7
Reid Ave. and Tliird St.
PORT ST. JOE, FLA.