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Lois Crosby Seems Homesick
We imagine, with this story, we
should change the above heading
to "Our Boys and Girls With the
Lois Crosby, the first to enlist
ift the WAVES from Port St. Joe,
who went from here to New York,
is now in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She
writes: "Everything is so pretty
here, lovely buildings and a beau-
tiful campus. I have never seen so
many-pretty flowers, pretty grass
and, shrubbery. It is just a picture.
There are 500 cadets training here
and 1000 WAVES-poor cadets!"
Lois seems to miss the good old
Southern cooking, for she writes
to ask her mother to "fry me a
whole chicken every -pi-ce that
would tbe fitten to gnaw bake
me some biscuits and a cake-
wrap them in oiled paper and mail
them. A good old cold biscuit and
ham and chicken would be heaven
to me-coming from home!"
Lieut Richard Mahon Is Visitor
First Lieut. Richard Mahon ar-
rived home last Friday from the
Newcastle Air Base, Wilmington,
Del., to visit his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Mahon and be pres-
ent to celebrate his mother's birth-
day last Sunday.
Casey Jones Is Now Sergeant
;Casey Jones, son of Mr. and
Mrs. L: E. Jones of this city, has
been promoted to the rank of ser-
geant. He joined the Army Air
Force at Tyindlall Fieldi last Octo-
ber and' is now stationed at Dan-
iel Field, -Augusta, Ga.
Dearing To Be Navy Chaplain
Rev. Frank Dearing, rector of
the St. Andrew Episcopal church
at Panama City -and the St. John.
Episcopal church in this city, ex-
pects to leave shortly for William
& Mary College in Virginia where
he will train to be a chaplain in
the U. S. Navy.
We Receive the 'Windsock'
This week the editor received a
copy of "The Windisock," published
iby the 34th College Training De-
,tachment (Aircrew) at Lafayette
College, Easton, Pa., sent by A/S
Paul K. Johnson. Many thanks,
Paul; it's a newsy little paper and
we read it with interest. We will
appreciate camp papers from the
boys, from Gulf county], particularly
those, overseas. How about a copy
of "Yank," youse guys?
Al Schneider To Delaware
Al Schneidler has been trans-
ferred' from Fort Sill, Okla., upon
completion of his basic training,
to. the Fourth Ferrying Squadron,
Newcastle Air Base, Wilmniagton,
Del. He is is the same outfit with
Lieut. Richard Mahon.
Pfc. Carlyie Matthews Visits
iPfc. Carlyle Matthews arrived
in the city last Friday from Look-
ibourne Air Base, Columbus, Ohio,
on a 10-day furlough to visit his
parents, M9tr. and Mrs. Safmmy Da-
vis.. He expects' to return to the
Ohio base today.
To JokJ Merchant Marine
Toa3y' Morrison left Monday for
-Ir-firokalee, Fla., toa visit his mother
for several days before entering
the I. S. Merchant Marine.
Another local boy starts getting
The Star this week. It is Pvt.
Frank E. Childers, son of Mrs. L.
H. Bartee, who subscribed for him
at the special servicemen's rate of
$1 per year. Pvt. Childers is sta-
tioned at Fort Bragg, N. C.
The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrial Center
VOLUME VI PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, -JUNE 25, 1943 NUMBER 38
Sportsman L getting
WarWillEndSoon l PAY THE WAR DEB
t Kay Hopes So, But Disagrees With
Palm Beach Colonel; Avers
1945 Would Be Good
By RUSSELL KAY
It is reported that Colonel E. R.
Bradley, Palm Beach sportsman, is
betting that the war will end be-
fore January 1, 1944. Bradley won
a fortune in calling the turn on
World War I, -when he collected
on bets that- it would end before
( January 1, 1919-
iMuch as I would: like to agree
with -Iie Colonel, I'm afraid that
if I had anythiing to use for money
I'd' be inclined to call him on his
present offer, for if there ever
was a long shot, this looks like it.
I don't know whether John L.
Lewis has made a'wager with the
Colonel or not, but the, way things
look at this writing, if he has he
appears to be all out to protect
I can't even kid myself into be-
lieving that the. European end ol
the mess will be concluded by the
end of this year, even if we have
succeeded in mopping up Italy, and
get a solid foothold in the contin-
en't, for Germany knows this time
rhit,-.t.otirig but a complete knock-
"ou0 J.- .)iuIg 0o satisfy anybody,
vlrt.l-a.l.vioJn .'11 that the Nazis can
hlioe"?r. .,:o indications are they
w'il.I'Tg'ht to the last ditch-and
the.y loVte-a lot of ditches left be-
f'or-e t'at ont as finally reached.
A for, Jupan, here again is a
case where it is going to take a
lot more than wishful thinking to
write the final chapter, and while
we seem to be making progress,
the idea that we can. finish the job
in Europe and then clean up Japan
all in the short space of six months
just don't make even half sense
Maybe the Colonel is just trying
to be philanthropic or something.
He probably figures he might as
well gamble his money away on
account of the government will get
it anyhow, and, while there is no
harm in that, I hope no one, takes
him too seriously and decides that
since the show is about over we
can let down.
I don't believe that the Colonel
has talked with the boys just back
from the, South Pacific or Tunisia,
for from their accounts the Japs
avnd Germans are plenty full of
fight, and, while we knock 'emt
down in every, round, they keep
right on. coming.
personally, I hope the Colonel is
(Continued on page 2)
There's going to be one whale of a big debt to pay when this war
ends, and. since Hitler, Hirohito and Mussolini are the cause of it,
they should aid in liquidating this debt. How? Well, the editor of
The Star suggests this: Let three glass-paneled cages be built and
sent on a world-wide tour-Hitler in one, Hirohito in a second', and
Mussolini in the third. The troupe would visit, every country andl
the Japanazis would' be placed on view for one and all at the follow-
ing prices: Hitler, $5; Hirohito, $4; Mussolini, 25c. And there you
are! If 2,000,000,000 people view the Unholy Three at $9.25 per
throw that would net the neat little sum of $18,500,000,000-not suf-
ficient to pay off the cost of the war, but it would help.
Business Firms to Work To 1egiW_
'Close July Fifth
Fourth Falls On Sunday, Which
Will Give Long Week-end
.Since -the Fourth of July falls
on Sunday this year, the majority
of business houses of the city,
have agreed to stay closed all day'
Monday, July 5, to observe the na.
All' establishments had. not been
contacted up to yesterday but of
18 contacted by the editor of The
Star, all had agreed to close for
the holiday on Monday. The bal-
Soon On Canal
President Approves Fund ahd En-
gineers Assure Work Will Get
,President Roosevelt Thursday of
last week signed a bill (HR 1403)
providing for improvement of the
Gulf county canal at a cost of
Under terms of the bill, title to
the canal will pass to the govern-
ment when sufficient tolls have
been collected to amortize the
county's outstanding debt of ap
proximately, $180,000 on the water-
ance will be contacted within the way, wh n.
next few days, and it is believed
that all Will fall in line.
Housewives are warned to keep
this in mind. and; make sufficient
purchases on Saturday, July 3, to
tide them over the long week-end.
A complete list of business es-
tablishments agreeing to close will
be published next week.
TEST OIL WELLS ARE
AGAIN BEING DRILLED Selectees Given
For the second time in recent Longer Furlough
months a crew of men is in t.he
county with mobile drilling rigs ers Will Not Be Drafted Un
putting down test wells in a search ers Will Not Be Drafted Uni
for indications of oil-bearing strata. Deferred Classifl'catlon Is
, The present outfit is from the Exhausted
Geotechnical conpor.ation of Dallas,
Texas, and it is understood they Selective service regulations gov-
are making the, survey fbr the earning the length of furlough be-
Gulf Oil corporation. The men are tween the time of induction in the
working out of Wewahitchka. reserve and the time of actually
4---- beginning service, have been
Present From Bob Sikes amended to allow a 14-day, furlough
The editor this week received a I until July 5, and after that time
card from "Flying," an aeronauti- a 21-day furlough will be granted'.
cal publication, that Congressman It has been indicated that the
Bob Sikes has entered a gift sub- Iextension of the furlough is made
scription for two years in our to make it ;possible for business
name. Thanks, Bob,'we've always men, who are called, to complete
been interested in aviation and the settlement of their personal
way back in '27 used to fly our own affairs before beginning actual
plane. Got our heart set now on service.
one of these autogyros. The. drafting of fathers has also
ally by a county 'bond issue.
Information received yesterday
by Mayor J. L. Sharit frowm our
congressional delegation and' from
Col. Goethals of the U. S. Engineer
office at Mobile was to the effect
that the work of deepening and
dirtln ~ 4ip. h t'na l would, begin
Mayor Appeals For
, Red Cross Workers
States That Women of City Ought
To Be Ashamed of Themselves
For Lack of Interest
Mayor J. L. Sharit, after view-
ing "Gone With the Wind" at the
Port theater Wednesday, has, this
to say in regard to the lack of In-
terest being taken by women of the
city in the work of the Red Cross
surgical dressing room, which is
far behind on its allotment of
these vital items:
"It came to my mintl as I
viewed) the scenes during the Battle
of Atlanta, where thousands of
men lay .slowly dying because of
lack of bandages and dressings,
that perhaps the same thing is oc-
curring today somewhere, on the
farflung battlefronts because the
women of Port St. Joe-and other
communities, too-are failing to
do their part in the making of sur-
gical dressings,' which are vitally
needed in unending quantities, by
our fighting forces.
"It is a shame andl a disgrace
that with several hundred women
available in this city who could
put in three ,olr four hours a week
at the Red Cross room, that but
four or five loyal women, devoted
to the cause of our boys, who are
fighting overseas, are putting in
long hours in an unavailing, effort
to meet the quota of dressigns
assigned to the local rogm.
"These same womey' who are-
'too busy to wolrkat the- Red' Cross
room,,' find plenty of time to de--
vote to 'bridge and to gather at the
drug stores to lap up cooa-colas.
',Every individual in Port St. Joe
should realize that this in an all-
out war and that the effort of all
is needed if we are to bring it to
a successful conclusion.
"I appeal' to the women of this
city to give a few hours of their
time in order that the lives; of our
boys perhaps. yours and mine -
may be properly safeguarded."
Members of Gulf Chapter 191,
Order of Eastern Star, at their
meeting Tuesday night,' voted to
work at the Red: Cross: surgical
dressing room the first three Tues-
day nights, of each month from 7
until 10 o'clock. Other volunteer
workers who are unable to work
at the room in the daylight, hours
are asked to come during these
night shifts, as help is badly
w enicunug tne cni n wa L )eri 1
within the next few days. MEAT REDUCTION
IS NOW IN EFFECT
Food rt e n average three-cent-a-pound
Creating Crisis reduction in the retaiF price of
most meats went into effect Mon-
day-the second of three price
Food Administrator Urges Conser- rollbacks undertaken by the OPA
ovation of 'Every Scrap of Food through payments of subsidies.
The cutback affects all meat ex-
Ad Waste Nothing' cept cured and processed pork, but
those cuts will come under the
Every report from the food front subsidy plan July 5.
indicates that the United States, The new meat prices followed a
long the home of "three square 10 per cent reduction in butter
meals a day," will be forced to prices earlier this month. Butter
change its eating habits and accept is now selling in Port St. Joe for
foods which are different but basle- 55 cents per pound. A similar re- ,
ally nutritious. duction is scheduled for coffee
Beginning next winter, and per- prices, but the effective date has .
haps continuing for a period of 4 not yet been set.
to 6 years the chemistry of the kit- -.---_
chen will require the utmost skill N O T I C E
(Continued on Page 2) Turn right now to the Por. tTie-
0 ater advertisement and 9ee if
been put off for some time, prob- your name is in it. If so, you can
ably until the supply of deferred call at The Star office and get a
men has been exhausted, free pass to the Port. ,
PAGE TWO.TH...TAR,.PORT.ST. JOE,.GULF COUNTY, FLOR.DA FRIDAY..JUNE 25,-1943
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla.,
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Rtiered as Second-class matter, December 10,
ifS, at the Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Florida,
under Act of March 3, 1879.
Subscription Invariably Payable In Advance
One Year........02.00 Six Months...... $1.00
Three Months.......... 65c
-f Telephone 51 j8-
The spoken word is given scant attention;
the priifted word is thoughtfully w ighld.
The spoken word barely asserts; tle proved
word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
f& fist, the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
TURKEY HAS PICKED THE WINNER
Remember during World War I how Tur-
key sat on the sidelines (just as Italy done in
.this war) until she decided that Germany
was going to be the winner, and then took
her stand, with the Huns-much to her re-
gret later ?
Well, Turkey has picked her winner in this
war, too. There no longer can be any doubt
that she has climbed down off the diplomatic
fence and decided the United Nations are the
This probably does not surprise either the
Axis or the Allies, but just the same it's a
body blow to Hitler, and it exposes one of
the soft spots in his vaunted fortress of Eu-
rope to attack-the Balkans.
Two years ago Turkey would not have
dared treat the Axis with such chilling scorn
at Premier Sukuru Saracoglu. did last week.,
He expressed warm friendship for America,
England and Russia, and their aims in the
war. His remarks concerning Germany were
tepid and- restrained, to say the least. -
It has been evident for some time that we
held the whip hand in Turkey, and that Franz
von Papen has failed utterly and completely
in another mission for-Hitler. But it was not
an openly admitted fact. Now it is, with von
-Papen on Hitler's personal black list. (We
can look for him to meet with an "accident"
in the near future.)
Turnkey didn't even voice a technical pro -
test over the closing of the Syrian border, a
move which was- said to be necessary to shield
It is known that both Britain and America
have great quantities 'of war materials and
large armies in India. Not too far. away.
Might this be the source of a good part of the
offensive power the United Nations seem to-
be massing in the Near East?
This latest development in the global war
is a definite threat to Hitler's vital oil supply
in Rumania, much more important to him
than the support of Italy, and we make ex-
pect to see him throw Mussolini and his tribe
to the wolves while he bolsters up the fron-
tier facing Turkey.
STOP THIS ABUSE OF FREEDOM
Freedom to us in this country, is our great-
est heritage-likewise, its preservation is our
A lot of people have used the freedom our
men are fighting to perpetuate, as an instru-
ment to avoid discomfort. A lot went out on
strike in vital defense work because they did
not get the wage increases demanded. Hun-
dreds of thousands struck against the govern-
ment because they didn't think they were be-
ing paid enough to dig coal with which to win
the war. And these people actually have had
the gall to wave the American flag over such
acts, the same flag, under which our troops
are dying in every corner of the world.
This abuse of freedom must stop, or soon
there won't be any freedom to abuse. It
cannot survive unless the shameful attempts
to use our freedom to avoid the hardships of
war are put down effectively and soon.
We don't know whether John L. Lewis is
in the pay of Hitler or not, but from his ac-
tions we'd say that he is. His well-planned
closing of the nation's coal mines while
mine worker demands were in process ot
negotiation, is on a part 'with the Japanese
sneak attack on Pearl Hart-r.
Words cannot express our contempt for in-
dividuals who are parties to such treachery,
and who refuse to work while our soldiers die.
As we write this, no action has yet been
taken by congress, but we hope and trust that
that body will assert its authority and stop
this organized mutiny which endangers pub-
lic safety for personal gain.
If the enemy had bombed our coal mines,
the work stoppage would not have been as
complete as when the mine workers deserted
their posts. Therefore, their action is the'
equivalent of an enemy attack on this nation.'
This little story comes from one of :the'
"underground" papers published in Belgium.
A Berlin citizen with 100 marks-planned to.
subscribe to one of the war loans, but being'
a cautious individual, -he asked a clerk who.
was guaranteeing the loan. He was told that,
the fuehrer himself was back of it.
"But if something happens to the fuehrer?",
Then he was told Goering would carry on..
"But Goering is also at the front," persisted'
the cautious one. "He, too, might be killed."'
"In that case," said the patient clerk, "the
whole National Socialist Party will guarantee;
"Yes, but if the party were dissolved, what'
The clerk leaned closer, whispered confi-.
dentially: "Wouldn't that be worth 100
marks to you?"
In our opinion, after riding in a jeep, that
machine is the nearest thing to a mechanized
mule that we've ever seen.
Keep smiling-and buy War Bonds!
SPORTSMAN BETTING will start rollin' into the Balkans
WAR WILL END SOON at the same time Russia begins an
all out drive on the east. Just to
(Continued from Page 1) .make it more interesting for the
right, and if I took him up and Axis, commandos and rangers will
lost I'd still feel it was a good keep making lightning raid's from
bet. But I'm satisfied that if we Norway to the Mediterranean, all
dio succeed fn bringing this melee of which will cause Germany to
to a close by the end of this year have a complete nervous break-
we will sure have to go all out on down..
the home front, for we can't win This, they say, can all be ac-
if we continue, fighting among complished in a matter of three or
ourselves here at home. four months at most, and then see-
'We certainly can't do it if all ing that we have, knocked her part-
our .coal miners insist on sitting ners out of the fight, Ja1pan will
around home playing' mumbly-peg start screaming' "So solly, so solly"
and half our war plants are forced and throw up the sponge.
to shut down for lack of fuel. If you want to make it a surer
Here is how the Pollyannas say and better bet you might have
it can happen: Mount Vesuvius erupt and 'bury
Italy will fold up like an accor- two or three towns, andi a tidal
dton, and- we will step in and take wave and .earthquake hit the Nips
possession without much more just for good meas-ure.
than doublin' up our fist. The Al- But, ol.ks, my guess is that we
lid am.is an + irl Pt -_ a_ n o ta ar
way and' if we can finish and col-
lect an "Unconditional Surrender"
by 1945 I'll feel that we've still
done a bang-up job.
Of course, if they were to turn
the whole blamed war over to
Henry J. Kaiser and he accepted
the contract and' agreed to win it
in six months, well, that would' be
something else again-but the way
it looks now, six months just don't
add' up on my little, slate.
(Continued from Page 1)
of housewives to make a whole,
new pattern of menus palatable to
Reports of declining crops by
the department of agriculture has
brought the food crisis to the fore-
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weather damage to crops and asks
consumers t o "conserve every
scrap of food and to waste. noth-
,Some authorities predict that
production of food will drop from
10 to 25 per. cent this year because
of bad weather and the many-
sided, problems of the farmers.
Faced with definite prospects of
a production slump, Director Roy
F. Hendrickson of the Food Dis-
tribution Administration said that
the government will need "about
one-fourth of all food produced
this year as against one-eighth last
Looking; at their grimmest prob-
lem in years, food distributors say
that the. possibility of a 50 per cent
reduction in the supply of food for
civilians,, would cause. violent set-
nbckt in eating habits "far beyond
those eniruuntir.d in today's mar-
The food crisis is so big and
overpowering that it will require,
the individual persistence of everN
citizen to combat actual want. in
this country alone, -food authori-
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Dinner, 6 to 8 ...........40c
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Coiner Reid Ave. and 3rd St.
Griffin Grocery Building
"THREE O'CLOCK .,
AND I HAVEN'T SLEPT A WINK"
WAKEFUL NIGHTS-how the time drags!
Minutes seem like hours, we worry over things
done and left undone. After such-a night, we get
up in the morning more tired than when we went
to bed. Nervous Tension causes many a wakeful
night and wakeful nights are likely to cause Ner-
vous Tension. Next time you feel Nervous and
Keyed Up or begin to toss, tumble and worry after
you get to bed--try
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DR. MILES NERVINE helps to ease Nervous Tension- to permit re-
freshing sleep. When you are Keyed Up, Cranky, Fidgety, Wakeful, take
Dr. Miles Nervine. Try it for Nervous Headache and Nervous Indigestion.
Get Dr. Miles Nervine at your drug store. Effervescent Tablets, Large
Package 75, Small Package 35; Liquid, Large Bottle $1.00, Small Bottle
, both equally effective as a sedative, both guaranteed to satisfy or
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front of national attention and War
Food Administrator Chester C. Da-
vis calls attention to recent serious
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1943
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nea armaets in ine, Rucume, masL are gonna have. to dD it the hard
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KIWANIS LADIES' NIGHT FISH
*FRY IS ENJOYABLE AFFAIR
Forty-two Kiwanians, their wives
an d guests gathered at Mrs.
Bailey's camp at Wewahitchka
Thursday evening of last week for
an enjoyable fish fry.
To break the ice, while waiting
for supper to be served, Doc J. R.
Norton organized a game of drop-
the-handkerchief which was en-
tered into with gusto by the ma.
jority and with trepadition by a
few, particularly Byrd Parker,
who averred that he was "too fat
to run." Much fun and good appe-
Without any reason being given,
everyone was urged' to save their
fish bones, and when the fish,
hushpuppies and other viands had
disappeared a prize was awarded
the one having the most fish bones.
lt went to. Mrs. J. B. Gloeckler,
and was a handy reminder pad
with a pig on it-a reminder not
to make a pig of oneself.
An auction was then held of a
number of farm products donated
by Mr. Parker, the funds going 'to
the club's hospital ward fund. Bill
Shuford took away three pounds
of butterbeans at $3.25; Doc Nor-
ton had 'three 'pounds of tomatoes
knocked down' to him for $3.50;
Editor E-ill Smith secured a dozen
,fresh yard eggs for $4; Rev. 0. D.
Langston carried' off a pound of
coffee for $4, as did Doc Norton
for $5.25. Tom Owens officiated
as auctioneer and was accused of
operating a black market by Capt.
Following the auction a potato
race.was run by Alex Young, W. T.
Mosely, Mrs. K. Dahl, Mrs. J. R.
Smith, Mrs. Roy Goforth, Mrs. W.
S. Smith, B'yrd Parker and J. B.
Gloeokler. The winners received
marbles and knicknacks.
The life of -the party was Rev.
0. D., who cut up like a colt just
let out into the pasture.
Concensus of opinion was "Why
don't we do this more often!"
Rev. 0. D. Langston, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Church school.
11:00 a. m.-Morning worship
The Woman's society meets
Monday at 3 p. m.
First Tuesday after first Sunday,
official board meeting.
Wednesday, 7:30 p. m., prayer
and Bible study. Choir practiee.
Mrs. W. A. Childs returned to
the city Sunday after spending
three weeks in Gadsden, Ala., vis-
iting her husband., Cpl. Bill Childs.
Mrs. Clydle Jones expects to
leave Monday for a two weeks'
visit with her parents in Pitts-
BAPTIST CIRCLE MEETS
WITH MRS. RAMSEY
Circle No. 2 of the Baptist Wo
man's Missionary society met Mon-
day afternoon at the home of Mrs
W. Ramsey with ten members and
one visitor present.
Mrs. C. M. Palmer gave the, de
votional, followed by an interest'
ing program prepared by Mrs
Palmer, with Mrs. J. 0. Baggett
Mrs. Ramsey, Mrs. 'C. A. McClellaii
Mrs. Nick Kelly and Mrs. Kirk'
Mrs. Ba'ggett presided; over a
brief .business session after which
the meeting was dismissed with
prayer by Mr. L. E. Voss.
In the social hour that followed
the hostess served' refreshments to
BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES
R: F. Hallford, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School.
11:00 a. m.-Morning worship
Sermon topic: "God's Priorities."
7:00 p. m.-B. T. U. .
8:00 p. m.-Evening worship
Topic: "The Missing Christ."
Services every Sunday evening
at 7:30 o'clock.
Miss Eugenia LeHardy of Do-
than, Ala., is the guest of her
mother, Mrs. James Greer.
Mr. and Mrs.' M. K. Hurlbut have
as their guests Mrs. Hurlbut's sis-
ter and cotisin of Birmingham, Ala.
PARKER-WHITFIELD O 0. E. S. TO MEET
Miss. Jaunita Parker, daughter ONCE MONTHLY
of Sheriff and Mrs. Byrd Parker Gulf Chapter 191, Order of East-
of Wewahitchka, became the 'bride ern Star, at a regular meeting
of Kenneth Whitfield, son oif Mr. Tuesday night, voted to meet but
and Mrs. J. A. Whitfield of Wewa- once each month until September.
hitchka, at a ceremony performed The chapter will meet every fourth
Sunday. afternoon, June 6, at the Tuesday.
home of the bride's parents ,by
Rev. T. M. Texton. Mr. and Mrs. J. O0. Smith and
The bride was given in marriage daughter Winnie Sue, Mrs. Willie
by .her father and, had; as her only Lindslay1 and children, Mrs. Willie
attendant Miss Nadline .Borders. Hill and children, Mrs. John Boggs
The best man was Ernest Whit- and children, and Sterling Parrish,
field, brother of the groom. all of Sumatra, attended the, show-
The young couple are, making ing of "Gone With the Wind," at
their home, in Wewahitchka. the Port theater Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Miller, Mr. The Misses Pat and Jack Lump-
and Mrs. W. K. Norton and Miss kin of Atlanta, Ga., and Miss Pam
Sarah Kelly, all of Dawsion, Ga., Huxford of Perry are the guests
attended the funeral of Jesse M. of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Smith here last week. Mrs. Gus Creech.
Coming to the
\ ^?' HEATRE '- /Ey
A Martin Theatre
THEATRE OPENS SATURDAY -
" CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE
LAST TIMES TODAY
Port St. Joe, Fla.
SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
TUESDAY, JUNE 29
SATURDAY, JUNE 26
,1OMANCIS AND ACTION
ROAR ACROSS THE PRAIRIE!
AMERICANS are learning that war reaches deep into the lives of
all. There are dislocations of accustomed practices-from torn homes
to much less consequential disruptions. Meat and shoes, soup and
gasoline are on a share basis, neighbor with neighbor, state with state.
The sharing of gasoline, for example, has thrown a nation-on-
wheels "out of gear." Daily going and coming have been revolution-
ized f6r millions. Yet with a minimum of confusion and complaint.
For our part, we pay our respects to the motorists of the South for
the spirit and aptitude with which they have met these wholly
strange methods and procedures.
Thank you, Southern car- and tr-uck-drivers. You have shared your
gasoline without grumbling. You have quietly adapted yourselves to
the coupon, to the tire inspection requirements and to the sometimes
annoying details of regulation. The oil industry is carrying a heavy
burden in the performance of its distribution and marketing obliga-
tions to the Government and to you.
Thank you for your help.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
INCORPORATED IN KENTUCKY
CARE FOR YOUR CAR-FOR YOUR COUNTRY
Chapter 9 of Serial
"Don Winslow of
the Coast Guard"
FEATURE NO. 2--
...in the land
June 27 28
Based On Actual Experiences
of the Present War
LATEST NEWS Mrs J E Bounds
Cartoon "Little Broadcast
Chapter 5 of Serial
"Perils of the
Defense Film "WAR TOWN"
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30
FRANK MORGAN and
"SERENADE IN SWING"
July 1 and 2
2 BIG HITS
-Hit No. 1-
HIT NO. 2 -
Actual Scenes of the War In
North Africa Woven Into
a Thrilling Story!
NEWS Mrs B R Gibson
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE', GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
.FRI-DAY, JUNE 25, 1943
PAG FO__ TH TR OTS.JE UFCUTFOIAFIAJN 5 194
Army Is Helping
To Save Rubber
Citizens Urged To Co-operate On
Gas Rationing and 35 Mile
Per Hour Speed Limit
When Mr. Joe Citizen of Port
St. Joe does a bit of plain and
fancy cussin' because of the gas
rationing and the 35 miles per
hour speed limit, he might remem-
ber that it's to save rubber, and
the army is joining him in this
vital conservation job to keep
tanks, planes and other war ma-
chines charging against the Axis.
With the Japrats in control of
93 per cent of the rubber that sup-
pli'ed America, the army reports it
Is scaling 'down its use of rubber
by almost 45 per cent. Relative to
tires, the army report says: "Sev-
enty-five per cent of the army's
rubber requirements formerly went,
into tires. Those requirements arm
being cut 35 per cent this year,
and' will be cut substantially in
Some of the methods used. by
the army in saving rubber are:
the rubber content of army tires
has been cut by 30 per cent; the
skid depth is cut by 8 per cent;
spare tires have been eliminated
where practical; rubber raincoats
substituted, by raincoats made of
synthetic resin and oil-treated ma-
terial; crude rubber content In
Boots and overshoes reduced' by
-approximately 45 per cent; rubber
eliminated from the interior pad,
ding of tanks; steel tracks. are be-
ing substituted for rubber tracks,
eliminating two-thirds of the crude'
rubber used in light and medium
LAZY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN
I wish I were away from town,
As far as I could get,
With all -the, bills I have to meet,
I wish I were out on a farm,
A-basking in the sun,
With all the work I have to do,
I wish I were hfgh in the
Or sailing in a 'boat,
With all the things I nlave. to
Plan Aerial Bus Line
The Greyhound' Bus Lines, look-
ing to the future, filed' application
with the civil aeronautics board in
Detroit, Mich., .last week for per-
mission to establish aerial bus
lines. The company plans to use
helicopter airliners as soon as the
machines are made available.
Miss Virginia, Jones returned to
her home in Headland', Ala., last
Saturday after spending several
weeks here as the' guest, of her
brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. W. D. Jones. Mrs. Jones and
small' son, Travis, and Miss Edna
Adams accompanied d her to Do-
than, where Miss Adams entered
Frasier-Ellis hospital for treat-
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rollins left
Saturday, fair Dothan, Ala., where
Mrs.. Rollins will undergo an op-
eration at Moody hospital. Her
many friends wish for her a speedy
Mrs; Vwrna Smith and daughter
Mafigene, Mrs. W. J. Belin and
daughter Emmaline, Mrs. J. W.
West and Plc. Carlyle Matthews
spent Sunday afternoon visiting In
'Mr. and Mrs. Gus Crieeoh re-
turned Saturday from a week's va-
plicants for certificates, must qual- Nine times out oft ten, maintain-
ify under general eligibility rules. ing the "status quo" means staying
-- -- in the frying pan instead of jump-
Advertising doesn't cost-it PAYS! ing into the fire.
Like a Letter
CLEVELAND, OHIO-Should the Axis descend to the point of usi
poison gas, the President warned them that it will bring "full and
swift retaliation", by the United States. Production of bombs in
quantity has been started by a Cleveland firm, first in the Cleveland
Ordnance District to undertake such a contract, and they are shipping
carloads of these bombs to the east and west coasts for loading. Thej
bombs are carefully made, tested at every step of manufacture. Ir
racks of 30 on skids the bombs are taken by industrial trucks from
testing. floor to railway siding and.(asphotoshows) loaded into!
boxcar in a continuous operations. "i
Meats, Cheese, Fats and Canned
Fish-Red stamps J through M
remain valid through June; N
became "valid June 20.
Evaporated and. 'condensed milk
have been addedto the list of ra-
tioned foods. Red stamps in Book
2 will be used, for canned milk,
with ration value set at one point
Canned Fruits and. Vegetables-
Blue stamps 'A through J have ex-
pired.; K through M will continue
good through. July 7.
Sugar-Stamp 13 good, for five
pounds expires August 15; stamp
15 and 16 good for fite pounds It
needed for canning. Housewives
who require more than 10 pounds
for canning may apply at the local
You Can Still .
Your Home to t 0
Up to 2W00
ON EASY LOANS
See Us For Estimate -
We Do Millwork and Build Boats
St. Joe Lumber Co.
We are justly proud of our pre-
scription department and cordial.
Sly invite you to inspect, it. Only
graduate pharmacists compound
prescriptions, and only the finest
chemicals, pharmaceuticals and
.bi-ologicals are ujsed. Visit us and
become better acquainted.
cation trip to Troy, and Birming- LeHa Pharmacy
ham, Ala. Leiaruy
V. N. Limehouse of the Pure Oil
company 0oif Atlanta, Ga:, was a
business- visitor here Tuesday.
Coffee-Stamp 24 good for one
pound; expires June 30.
Shoes -Stamp 17 expired June
15; stamp 18 now valid.
Stoves-Nation-wide rationing of
heating -and cooking stoves will
begin the last of this month. Ap-
Try Alka-Seltzer for
headache, "Morning After" Aching
Muscles, Acid Indigestion. Pleasant,
prompt, effective. 300 and e60. W
High Vitamin potency at low cost--
ONE-A-DAY Vitamin Tablets. A and
D tablets in the yellow box-B-Com-
plex tablets in the grey box. V
'Fir Sleeplessness, Irrita--
bility, Headache, and
Restlessness, when due to Nervous
STension. '-Use only as directed. W
The Star, mailed each week to men in the armed
services, has been described that way by some of
"our boys." As a contribution to morale,
The Star has fixed a special reduced subscription
rate of $1.00 a year to men in the Army, Navy
and Marine Corps, wherever they are stationed.
This special rate is made in the face of rapidly
advancing production costs, which may force the
withdrawal of this offer later. Friends
and relatives of service men, desiring to take ad-
vantage of 'this "military" rate, should act now.
KEEP 'EM WRITING!
A Gift He'll Appreciate .
Military Stationery with his name imprinted,
together with the' insignia of the branch of
service with which he is serving Marines,
Army, Navy, Coast Guard or the Air Corps.
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PORT ST. JOE
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 1943
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
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