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(The Star wants photos of Gulf county men
serving in th' armed forces. Pictures, which
should be in uniform, will be returned.)
The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrial Cente.r
VOLUME VII PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1943 NUMBER 4
Lieut. W. Rowan Milk Shortage
Is Reported As Here Relieved
Missing In RaidCity N.ow Bei ng SPlied With
Mis ng I aid Lacteal Fluid Shipped In
___ From Minnesota
Goes Down With Bomber In The milk drouth in Port St. Joe
Raid On Big Ballbearing lwas broken last Friday. with the
Plant at Schweinfurt arrival of 2000 quarts from an At-
For Construction of
75 Homes In City
Mr. and Mrs. Frank M Rowan
S/Sgt. W. 0. Harrelson, son of
Mr.,and Mrs. W. J. Harrelson of
this city, who enlisted in the
Army Air Forces August 7, 1941,
and is now stationed at Mather
Field, near Sacramento, Calif.
Sgt. Harrelson, who is a former
'pilot on Lee's Bus Line, about
three weeks ago was awarded
\the Good Conduct Ribbon for
exemplary behavior. Seems to
us that before a fellow is given
a good conduct ribbon he should
be compelled to furnish his home
newspaper with a good picture.
The above of the big lug was the
best available, and it isn't so hot.
Capt. Dickens At Nearby Camp
We just learned this week that
Capt. Giaston Dickens,, son of Mr.
and Mrs. B. H. Dickens, is now
stationed at Camp Gordon Johns-
ton, near Carrabelle. Seems he's
been there for a month or more.
We're going to hop on Cap'n Ben
for withholding military informa-
Now Machinist Mate First Class
Eric Anderson, son of Mrs. Ethel
Anderson of Wewvahitchka, has
received 'his rating as machinist
mate first class.
Bob Cramer Visiting
*Pvt. Robert L. Cramer arrived
'here, Saturday from Camp Stewart,
Ga., to spend a two-week furlough
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Billy Bowen 'Busy'
Mrs. J. A. Christmas, who had
been considerably worried because
she hadl had no word from her
son, Pvt. Billy Bowen, who is with
the American Fifth Armyi in Italy,
received a letter this week from
him in which he apologized for
not writing for six weeks, but that
he had "been too busy." Seems
that Billy participated in the hog-
killing at Salerno and the Volturno
'Hoot' Rowan Still In Hospital
Frank Rowan states that his
son, Rennell "Hoot" Rowan, is
still in the camp hospital at Do-
than, Ala., where he is receiving
treatment for a crack on the head
received while, swimming. Looks
like as far as the war is concerned
Hoot is out of it. We wouldn't be
at all surprised to get word, that
he has received his honorable dis-
Star Goes To Four More
.Mrs,. Mabel Swatts came in lastt
wIeiek and had The 'Star sent to
her brother, Lieut. S. R. Stone at
Camp Shelby, !Miss.
(Continued on page 2)
lanta, Ga., dairy, sent here at the
request of city officials. Since that
of this city received a telegram time additional milk has been so-
Tuesdap3i from the War Depart- cured from a Minneapolis, Minn.,
ment stating that their son, Lieut. | dairy concern through its connec-
Willis V. Rowan, was "missing in tions at Panama City.
action" after the raid by the Eighth 'The milk is being handled by
Army Aii Force October 13 on the Brooks Kennington, who has been
Germani city of Schweinfurt,, loca- selling it from his truck parked on
tion of a large ballbearing plant, the streets, but he is working on
in which 60 Flying Fortresses, plans to establish a milk depot if
went down, carrying 593 crew a suitable. location can. be found.
members and, at an estimated Wednesday Mr. Kennington dis-
plane loss, in dollars,, of $18,000,- continued the sale of milk from
000. his truck and householders may
Lieut. Rowan was co-pilot of; a secure the lacteal flhid at the St.
bomber commanded by a Captain Joe Hardlware company, where a
Schaffer of Illinois,. who had 24 box has been installed. This is a
raids to his credit. He is a gradu- temporary measure, made possible
ate of Port St. Joe high school, through the courtesy of Horace
class of '3,5, and enlisted in the, Soule.
Air Corps on October 29, 1940. His
two brothers,, F. M. Jr., stationed
at South San Francisco, Calif.,
and Rennell, stati-ned at Dothan,
Ala., are also in the Air Corps.
Mr. and Mrs. Rowan feel that
their son is only "missing"' and
hope to receive favorable, word
soon that he has escaped from
Germany or that hlie- is being hqld
as a prisoner of war. iMr. Rowan
states that he is contacting the
P.-T. A. Hallowe'en
Carnival Set For
Funds Derived From Annual'
Fete Will Be Used For
r- C Q-1-1
Red Cross in an effort to discover Denefit or Scnool
if Willis is being held in a prison
camp. -Working rather hurriedly, due tc
The sympathy and best wishes a last-minute decision to hold the
of the entire community goes out affair, the Port St. Joe Parent
to Mr. and Mrs. Rowan during Teachers association has completed
this period of uncertainty, and it plans for the annual Hallowe'en
is the hope of everyone that word Carnival which will be held to.
will soon be received that their morrow afternoon and evening on
son is alive and) well, the vacant lot on Reid avenue ad-
.-- joining the police station, begin
DiHmout Rules ning at 3 p. m. with a concert by
the high school band.
Will Be Eased P'-T. A. members have arranged
many booths for food' and, games.
Home-made pies, cakes and cook-
City's Street Lights Once More to ies will be on sale, as well as di-
Burn Brightly; Public Urged vinity. fudge and other candies.
To Conserve Electricity All the hot dogs, hamburgers,
coffee, cokes, baked beans, po-
It was announced! this week by tato salad, slaw, sandwiches, pop-
the army that beginning Novem- corn, peanuts and candied apples
her 1 dimout regulations over the anyone can eat will be found at
entire nation will be eased up due other booths.
to the present trend of the war, A real-life pony for children to
and that once again street lights ride is a. niew attraction this year.
in coastal cities may again burn Many games, including bingo,
brightly, horseshoes, basketball toss and
This will be good news to resi- bowling will be conducted, and
dents of, Port St. Joe., since during there will also be a fish pond and
the months of the blackout the cut flower booth.
streets of the city have resembled Funds, raised at the carnival
the inside of King Tut's to.mib at will be used by the P.-T. A. for
miidnight during the dark of the 'the' benefit of the local schools.
(Continued on page 6) i Everyone is invited to come out
-- ------ j tomorrow afternoon an.d, evening
CITY LICENSES WILL BE 'with a pocketful of change, have
PAST DUE NOVEMBER 1 a good time and contribute their
I bit to a worthy cause.
The attention of individuals and I ----- ---
business concerns is called to the BIG SPOOK SHOW AT
fact that city occupational li- PORT TOMORROW NITE
censes expired September 30 and __
will become delinquent Novem- Manager Bein Rivers of the Port
her 1. theater has his annual Hallowe'en
Those who fail to secure new midnight Spook Show all lined up
licenses 'by November 1 will be and promises patrons a couple of
assessed a penalty of 10 per cent, hours of thrills and chills, not to
and if they let the matter ride mention ghosts, goblins and walk-
,until December 1 they will have 'ing skeletons. The show is ad-
a 20 per cent penalty, slapped! on vertised to begin at 11:30 p. m.
them. tomorrow night. Picture scheduled
If you haven't yet secured your for the show is "Tower of Terror,"
license, better see City Clerk M. guaranteed to be creepy and
P. Tomlinson today. weird.
Value of New Oil
Quantity and Quality of Newly
Found Black Gold Still
To Be Determined
All of Florida is excited over
the discovery of oil in Collier
county, about 100 miles west of
Miami, but Jolin B. Payne, who is
in charge of operaTions at the
Sunniland, well of the Humble, Oil
company of Houston, Texas, em-
phasized the quality and quantity,
of the newly-found black gold is
still to be determined.
"We've still got a lot of work
to do," said Payne, following an-
nouncement last week that th,'
well had come in and was produc-
ing at 11,627 feet. He said the well
had been swabbed) and there; was.
about 30 per cent. r-:'- iiii n water
at that depth.
"I don't know whether that per-
centage is sufficient in this deep
well for commercial purposes or
not," he said. "We now are, trying
to stop the inflow of water into
the well to make further tests."
Payne said several hundred bar-
rels of heavy black crude oil had
been placed in storage tanks at
the field. "It is a pretty fair grade
of oil" he said), adding, "but we
don't know about the grade ac-
(Continued on Page 2)
St. Joe Sharks Play
Property Owners May Secure
Preference Ratings From
FHA At Jacksonville
The best news to hit Port St.
Joe in many. a moon was received
yesterday in the form of a tele-
gram to Mayor J. L. Sharit from
Robert K. Creighton, director of
the National Ho.using Agency at
Atlanta, Ga-, stating that 75 new
houses could be built in. Port St.
Joe by individuals. Text of the
Mayor J. LSharit,
Port St. Joe, Florida.
'Wish to advise quota estab-
lished for construction of, 75
new privately financed units
in Port St. Joe. Builders nay
contact M. M. Parrish, state
director FHA, Jacksonville,
for preference ratings.
Robert K. Creighton.
The housing shortage here has
been acute, for the past two years
and various efforts have been
made during- that time to relieve
the siri.i .t nD, .'ri o .- ;.. .T
present success as inmade, pos-
sible by Mayor Sharit and inter-
ested land owners who have been
working on FHA offices in At-
lanta, Jacksonville and, Washing-
ton for permission to construct
new residences to relieve the situ-
Mr. Sharit said yesterday that
anyone owning property can build
under the quota allotted here,. and '
that the initial cost would be in
the neighborhood of $50 for the
handling of papers. He stated
that the FHA would like to have
the houses built in blocks by one
contractor, under FHA super-
vision, and, that the, Albritton and
Apalachicola Here winiams constreetion comany or
Lost Last Friday Afternoon To
Bristol Squad By Score
Of .46 to 24
By LYNN TAUNTON
This evening, under the lights
at Centennial Field, the St. Joe
High Sharks meet the Chapman
High football squad from Apa-
lachicola in their fifth game of the
season. This is the second meet-
ing of the two. teams and specta-
tors andl critics who have voiced
their opinions seem to think that
the. game will be close. The first
game with Apalach was the first
tilt of the season for the Sharks
and everyone believes that the lo-
cal boys have 'shown considerable
improvement since then. Score at
the last game was 20 to 12, but
tonight the Sharks swear to re-
verse those figures.
Last Friday afternoon the local
squad was defeated by the Bristol
boys 46 to 24.
Coach Frank Hannon gives the
probable starting lineup for this
evening's game as follows: J. C.
Evans. left end; John Williams,
center; Charles Alexander, right
end; Alfred Rhames, quarterback;
Quincy had been recommended.
The preference ratings issued
under the order will allow the in-
stallation of stoves, refrigerators
and hot water heaters and provide
for all necessary electric conduits
The new dwellings may be oc-
cupied! by the owners or built for
A lot of property owners have
been bemoaning the fact that they
were unable to build, much as
they would like to. Now they are
being offered the opportunity, and
we hope to see new homes spring-
ing on every hand within a
SERVICEMEN WILL BE
HONORED ON SUNDAY
Rev. 0. D. Langston announces
that special services will be held
at the Methodist church Sund)ay
morning at 11 o'clock in honor of
the servicemen represented on the
church's Honor Roll. The sermon
will be delivered by Division Chap-
lain James A. Bryant from Canip
Gordon Johnston, who will take
for his subYject "The Way of Vic-
Tommy Kelly, right half; Ge ge During the service a Roll of
Alexander, left half. Honor of men from the church will
------(-- be dedicated.
The Star is like a letter from A cordial invitation to attend is
home to your maa in the service. extended to all servicemen in this
Send it to him for only $1 a year.area and to the general public.
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PAGE TWO THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 1943
Ten Marines Are In This Picture
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Taking part in rigorous maneuvers at a Marine Corps base somewhere in the South Pacific, several well-
hidden Marines demonstrate points they've learned in the art of camouflage. There are at least ten
Marines in this picture. Can you locate them?
Love--The most fun you can
have without laughTng.
COME JOIN IN
S D -
VALUE OF NEW OIL
WELL IS UNPROVED
(Continued from page 1)
tually until we have it analyzes
to see what is in it."
In New York, Wallace Pratt,
geologist and vice-president of
Standard Oil Company of New Jer-
sey,, of which the Humble Oil
company is a subsidiary, indi-
cated that it may prove to be the
most important petroleum find In
the United States since develop-
ment of the, new Illinois fields.
Pratt said that .oil had risen in
the well to within a few hundred
feet of the surface. The black oil
is of a heavy type, high in fuel
content, which is characteristic of
Gulf coast production. A fair vol-
ume of natural gas is produces
with the oil.
Pointing out that it was too
early to estimate the size of the
well or its full geological signifi-
cance, Pratt emphasized, however,
that the discovery has "timely im-
portance," as indicating a new
source, of crude in a period of de-
clining oil discoveries in the
Meanwhile, work is continuing
at the well 24 hours a day. The
well was spudded in last February.
The original hole was started at
26 inches, but as it has been
driven by rotary drills more than
two miles into the earth, it has
been graduated down until it is
only six and three-quarters inches
at the bottom.
The prime importance at this
WA on -*"B a I l time, of the discovery of oil la
O t Florida is the fact that it now m
established that oil is here. De-
O c tb 3 velopment of its potentialities still
remains an unknown quantity.
Thousands of acres of land in
STARTING the state have been leased by vari-
AT ous 'large oil companies and in-
dependents. Included' among coun-
11:30 ties in which leases have been re-
cently negotiated by such firms
THRILLS 1 as the Hunt Oil company, the
Gulf, Sun and Pure Oil companies,
\ are Gulf, Calhoun, Bay, Washing-
ton, Jackson and, Walton counties.
CHILLS A major portion of the new
leases in this area were obtained
thousand acres, in adklition to
previous acreage leased.
GO N In addition to leases, one large
GOBLINS independent recently purchased
150,000 acres in the vicinity Of
FU R L !Panama City at a price of $10 an
F FOR AL L acre. This figure was said to be
exceptionally high for the type of
REGULAR ADMISSION land purchased.
The Floridha Oil and Exploration
company of Chipley holds an ex-
ploration lease on the Gulf coast
from the Perdido river, which
- ON THE SCREEN marks the west boundary of the
state, to the Apalachicola river,
and several shallow wells have
'TOW ER of been sunk with portable rigs in
Gulf and other counties in the
ORRE R I area; the Arnold Oil and Explora-
a similar lease on the area from
the Apalachicola river to Naples,
and W. G. Blanchard and J. P.
Scranton h a v e an exploration
agreement for coastal lands from
Naples to Biscayne Bay.
Exploration agreements were
authorized by the 1941 legislature
at the same time it offered a re-
ward of $50,000 and 40,000 acres of
oil leases for the first operator
who discovered oil in commercial
quantities in Florida.
( With the Colors J
(Oontinued from page 1)
*Mrs. R. F. Scheffer has had. The
Star sent to her son, Pfc. Richard
F. Scheffer Jr., care of Postmaster,
New York, which would seem.to in-
dicate that Pfec. Dick is. somewhere
overseas, possibly taking part in
that drive on Rome, since he is in
Mrs.. W. J. Plair also took ad-
vantage of the October 15 mailing
date to have The Star sent to her
son, Sgt. James Plair, whose ad-
dress is care of Postmaster, San
Francisco. Looks like Sgt. Jimmy
is out there knocking off a few
Japs, the lucky stiff. Wish we
were with him.
Frank Rowan came in Wednes-
day and ordered the paper sent to
his son, Sgt. F. M. Jr., who is a
radio operator at the South San
Francisco, Calif., Air Base.
APPEAL FOR HELP
To You Boys "Out There":
The editor of The Star (your
bosom pal as long as you keep on
writing, but a termagant if he
doesn't hear from you) wants let-
ters from all the men from Gulf
county who are overseas, telling
us what you think of the country
you are in, how the natives dress
(if any). how the battle goes (any-
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.
LET US DESIGN YOUR
"Your Home Town Newspaper"
thing that will get by the censor),
how you feel under fire (don't be
afraid to say that you were scared
and that your stomach drew up
into hard knots, 'cause we've felt
Ithe same way when the Heinies
were taking pot shots at us during
World War I)-in fact, write us A
LETTER of any sort, so that the
folks here at home will know what
you are doing. Sure, we
carry lots of news about the men
here in the U. S., but what wo
really want is to hear from you
So, PLEASE, fellows, shoot us
a letter occasionally-the oftener
Open to the Public
Club Breakfast, 6 to 9....26a
Lunch, 12 to 2...........40c
I Dinner, 6 to 8 ...........40c
MRS. M. 0. FREEMAN
Corner Reid Ave. and 3rd St.
Griffin Grocery Building
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U"""" """U" For Freedom's Sake
KEEP THEM ON
Comfortable, well repaired
work shoes are an aid to foot
health. At the first sign
of wear, have us repair!
You Can Still .
Your Home "
Up to $2U
ON EASY LOANS
- See Us For Estimate -
We Do Millwork and Build Boats
St. Joe Lumber Co.
Groceries Meats Dry Goods
Fresh Fish Oysters Shrimp
Our Fish Market Is Open from 9 to 11 a. m. Every
Sunday for Your Convenience
PHONE 136 PORT ST. JOE, FLA. |
Nice Selection of
COME IN TODAY AND
ST. JOE FURNITURE
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THE STAR, PORT ST. J.OE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 1943-
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THE STAR, PQRT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Purina Merchant Offers Help
In Plugging Poultry Losses
Hens Can Do Better Job of Laying Victory Eggs,
National Survey Reveals
Poultry owners in this community are doing an outstanding job of
cooperating with the government in the production of more eggs, but still
greater goals can be reached by adopting a few simple rules of better
management, more thorough sanitation and more careful feeding, says
the Purina Merchant of this city.
"The average farm hen hereabouts
lays 110 eggs a year," he states.
"With only a little extra care, and
on the same or even less feed, she
can lay 180 eggs. From an average
flock of 100 layers, this would
amount to 583 additional dozens of
eggs-enough extra to feed 20 fight-
ing men a whole year".
How It Can Be Done
This statement is based on a sur-
vey conducted recently in 7,312 aver-
age U. S. poultry flocks. The survey
97.2 percent of flocks needed some cor-
rectioi which would increase egg
66.4 percent of flocks were producing at
less than 60 percent.
50.4 percent had too little housing space.
31.1 percent had too much housing space.
82 percent had too little feed and water
39.4 percent had diseases or parasites.
24.3 percent took more than 6 months
to get pullets into production.
38.5 percent never have raised a fall
brood of chicks.
Dealer Volunteers Service
To plug these and other produc-
tion leaks, the Purina Merchant is
sponsoring a "Food for Victory Cru-
sade" in which he or one of his
trained appointees will visit local
poultry flocks and assist in the prac-
tical application of a series of rec-
ommended poultry practices which
have been approved by state and na-
tional agricultural authorities. This
service is offered not in a spirit of
telling poultrymen how to run their
business, but as a helpful check-up
to increase profits as well as produce
more food for Victory.
"We are in the toughest war in
history," the dealer states. "We must
win victory at home before we win
abroad. Everybody knows we must
keep our fighters well fed. The Food
for Victory Crusade offers us a
chance to help our farm friends who
are fighting the crucial Battle of
Food. We have nothing to sell but
Service, and are ready to go wher-
ever needed, regardless of the feed
gram will follow to Midshipman's
TWO COLORED BOYS
ENLIST IN NAVY
Ulyeese Davis (colored), son of
John Davis of Port St. Joe, made
application for enlistment in the
U. S. Navy, according to specialist
J. A. Wilkins of the Marianna
Navy recruiting station on his
regular trip to this city last Fri-
Davis plans to leave at the same
time Durie Lee Hodrick (colored)
does. He made application two
weeks before andI has been waiting
on his birthday before being sent
to Jacksonville. for final enlist-
Petty Officer Wilkins will be in
Port St. Joe for the entire day on
his regular schedule next Friday,
A Grapefruit-A lemon that had
a chance and took advantage of it.
ENGLAND-Going over what happened on a shuttle trip from Eng.
land to North Africa and return, during which Axis installations were
blasted by Flying Fortresses, are members of one crew. Left to right,
front row: Lt. Charles A. Stuart, Shrevesport, La.; Lt. Bazy White,
Florence, Ariz.; Lt. Robert Wolff, Calif.; and Lt. Larry McDonnell,
Seattle,',Wash. Back row: Sgt. Ira Barumann, Green Lake,-Pa.;
Sgt. Alfred Clarke, Dodge, Mass.; Sgt. William Casebolt, Osborn, Ohio;
Sgt. James D. Brady, New York City; Sgt. Arthur Eggleston, New
London, Conn.; and Sgt. Willie F. Brown, Maple Lake. Minn.
E. L. EELLS WRITES
FOR SCHOOL PAPER AT
The editor of Thet Star is in re-
ceipt of a copy of Vol. 1, No. 1 of
"The Masthead," published semi-
monthly by the' students at Milli-
gan College, Tennessee, which is
devoted to the Navy V-12 training
In this first issue is an article,
"Progress at Milligan," written by
E. L. Eells, son of Mr. and Mrs.
B. W. Eells of this city. The ai-
ticle says, in part:
- "When we' first afrived here at
Milligan, we asked three ques-
tions: Where? When? and) How?
observed. For instance, the unit as
a whole was timorous in becoming
acquainted with the officers, and
as a result, the staff 'was shunned.
After realizing that the officers
were interested in helping them,
the men put forth an extra effort
just to Ibecome acquainted( with
the staff. The feeling between the
officers and the men at Milligan
is more than mere rank. We have
come to confide and trust in them.
The men of this unit are no longer
sailors with civilian brains; they
are Navy men with Navy brains
and spirit. .. We have ironed
out' all the wrinkles -between 'the.
faculty and ourselves -the mei
that follow in our footsteps will
The answers we received were not have the difficulties that we
indefinite and diverse. Since those have had. The path that we are
first few weeks we have made im- now treading will be the path the
provements that are, not to go un- future members of the V-12 pro-
For Service on the Farm Front
PROTEIN feeds are scarce. We
can't sell more. So what we can
sell must count for more. This
means we dare not waste good feed
on unthrifty livestock or poultry.
We must cull unprofitable produc-
ers-save extra pigs--stamp out
disease and parasites-cut down
mortality prevent costly waste.
We know from our many farm
contacts that most production losses
are preventable. And we are con-
vinced that our wartime food goals
can be reached, without additional
labor or expense, and with the feed
we now have, simply' by plugging un-
necessary production leaks and pre-
venting feed waste.
To this end, and as our part in
helping to win the
war, we are volun-, 0l
steering our serv- __ _
ices to all livestock and poultry
owners of this community.
Regardless of the feed you use,
we will gladly call at your farm to
assist you in such feed-and-food-sav-
ing practices as culling chickens,
worming pigs, checking feed and
watering space, etc.
We will also help you with "Pro-
duction Surveys" of your livestock
and poultry, based on a series of
war-time guides, suggested and rec-
ommended by both national and
state agricultural authorities.
Our service is offered solely in
the interest of "More Food for
Victory," and our call will not obli-
gate you in any way. See us for a
SSurvey" of your
,ade 9 farm.
Towering high over the rich
green acres of the Everglades are
these four smokestacks marked with
the letters "U. S. S. C."
This prophetic landmark, visible
for many miles across the vast plain
of the Glades, symbolizes the shape
of things to come-agro-industry,
employment, wealth, living comfort
for thousands in a new agro-indus-
trial empire in the heart of the
world's most fertile agricultural area.
Nowhere else on earth is the soil
so productive... nor has any other
region so stubbornly resisted
'man's efforts to make the
land yield its riches.
Within recent years,
however, engineering skill
and modern science have
tamed the wild wealth of
In the far-flung sugar plantations
of the United States Sugar Corpora-
tion and the great raw-sugar house,
largest in the United States, over
which these smokestacks tower you
have a glimpse-and only a glimpse
-of the incredible agro-industrial
promise of nature's most incredible
It is wholly possible that the
Everglades may some day be one of
America's largest industrial and agri-
cultural centers, producing finished
products for market from'raw ma.-
S TI'E S
terials, grown on Everglade's
soil. Florida can look hope-
fully to the Everglades for a
new era of productivity
The shape of things to
come stands clear against
ST. JOE HARDWARE COMPANY
Your Local Feed and Seed Dealer Port St. Joe, Fla
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UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION
SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME !
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FRIDAY, OCTOOBER 29, 1943
PAGE FOUR THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 1943
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, Fla.,
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Entered as seconi-class matter, December 10, 1937, at the
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Our Country Right or Wrong
OIL DISCOVERY VITAL AT THIS TIME
The discovery of oil in Collier county last
week, in what it is hoped will be paying quan-
tities, is .of vital importance at this time, not
particularly to the state of Florida, but to the
nation as 'a whole, for if this test well does
prove to be a producer it will open up a new
oil producing field of untold possibilities.
It requires literally billions of barrels of
oil to run a mechanized war. No other nation
was as' well equipped to produce oil either by
nature or by the enterprise of its citizens as
this nation was when war came. We had
huge oil reserves in the ground and operators
who knew how to get that oil out of the
ground. And they got it out in astronomical
quantities upon very short notice.
But then something else popped up. Many
months ago oil men began warning that the
nation's oil reserves were being used faster
than the rate of discovery. This was due to
the fact that the cost of wildcattingg" is far
too high in relation to the price of oil, which
is se.t by government decree. But now, with
ane fi:1l. alp.,.'. ,tl, "proved," we may ex-
pect to "'i. v" wel'.put-dowrL in L r'ge.
numbers not only in Florida, but in Georgia,
too, for if the'discovery well proves to be a
producer, ,other concerns and individuals will
be willing to risk their money in the quest
for the black gold.
Indicative of this is the fact that this week
a bid has been made for a lease on 1,091,855
acres of 'state-owned land in the Everglaaes,
leases already obtained in Gulf, Calhoun, Bay,
Washington, Jackson and Walton counties,
and the purchase of 150,000 acres near Pan-
ama City recently by an independent oil com-
We wouldn't be at all surprised to see
wells "spudded in" shortly in all sections of
Florida, with rigs equipped to go two miles
or more in depth.
MAY EASE DEFENSE RESTRICTIONS
htate defense council directors of Florida
and other states in this region have recom-
mended to the army that no further surprise
blackouts or air raid drills be held in view of
the war's successful progress and the attend-
ant falling off in submarine attacks along our
coasts, and that existing dimout regulations
be eased to some extent.
Such a move would coincide with the re-
cent virtual discontinuance of our airplane
warning service, and if military authorities
do fall in with this' suggestion it will be re-
ceived generally in this section with satisfac-
tion, since, there has been current here for -
some time a feeling that such restrictions
could be lessened to advantage without en-
dangering the war effort.
In all probability, if such action is taken
by military authorities, there will also be a
lifting to some extent of the present dimout
Of course, tlh'e public has no wish to enjoy
such advantages at the expense of the war
effort, and >will accept the military's ruling
in such matter. w. thout question.
It is often difficult to decide whether to tell
the truth or hire a lawyer.
Several years ago Senator McCarran of Ne-
vada said of the rapidly growing aviation in-
dustry: "I believe, if not now, very shortly,
in this science and in this industry we will
come to a point where we must forget state
He was referring principally to the opera-
tion of commercial airlines. He was one of
the first to realize the potential difficulties
of local regulation over this form of carrier.
Modern air transportation crosses entire
states in a matter of minutes. If each state
sought to invoke its own rules for airline
operation, the result would be chaos.
A bill is before congress which incorpor-
ates points for which the senator has been
working for years: First, the restoration of
complete independence for the administrative
agency regulating civil aviation, instead of
having it a bureau in the department of com-
merce; second, extending federal regulation to
cover all commercial air transportation, both
within and between states.
Aviation companies, like Senator McCar-
ran, realize that "state lines have not pene-
trated to the stratosphere," and aircraft reg-
ulation, to be sound, must embody this fun-
TO THE CHILDREN OF GULF COUNTY
Children of Gulf county, this is YOUR war,
too. Your brothers, fathers -and sisters, and
perhaps your mothers, are -serving in the
armed forces fighting for our liberties, and
are expecting you to help keep the home front
Right now; children, you must carry on
many of the things your parents started and
do the things your parents think are so im-
portant to improve your ideals and policies.
Keep well yourselves, keep out of danger-
ous places, don't play on the streets, see that
yojlc yaxd. is tidy. Look around your homes
aud se.-tlat there are no toys or articles on
the floor'that one might trip over, keep your
steps clean, don't you or your brothers or
sisters play with matches. And above all, be'
a good citizen.
Not only can you collect scrap metals, fats,
etc., but you can help stop accidents both at
home and on the streets. Any accident that
happens to your parents, many of whom are
working in war industries, whether the acci-
dent happens at home, on the street or in the
factory, is delaying our war effort.
You children want all of your loved. ones
who are fighting our battles, to come home
as soon as possible. This can be done if all
of us will work and play safely. .
You boys and girls are taught in school the 1
dangers of the street, whether you are on
foot or in a car, and also how to keep your
Tell your parents the safe way to do a
thing-they will listen to you because you
are dear to them-and in this way you can
make your home safe, and your parents safety
It is up to you now to carry on. Don't fail. t
After casually glancing through the Con-
gressional Record, which we receive daily, we
cut it apart and use it to mail "singles," that
is, those copies of The Star that go to one s
subscriber outside Gulf county. Yesterday we n
received a letter from a subscriber in Louisi- t
ana asking us to "Please send me page A4553
of the Congressional Record--Appendix, Oc- r
tober 12, so that I can finish reading Claude t
Pepper's address to the Young Democratic h
Clubs of West Virginia." Now ain't that 1
something? If the subscriber who received t
their copy of The Star wrapped in that page s
will send it in to us, we will forward ii to (
our Louisiana friend. 11
We understand that a Lex Green may be n
used to decorate the Florida governor's resi- o
dence in Tallahassee.-Miami Post.
Keep smiling-and buy War Bonds! w
ro rhoe~r w't,;Y wt .1 tzeho e-
By THE OTHER FELLOW
Hallowe'en. Brings back
memories of my younger days. I
can remember when we took Dea-
con Jones' Model T Ford apart,
laboriously hoisted it-to the top 0of
his barn and reassembled it. A
work of art, indeed, but I don't
believe I'd have the energy to as-
sist in such a& iifheuver tonight"
And, too, it was always customary
to carry two or three of those old-
fashioned outhouses onto the' main
street and appropriate local store.
signs" to hang on them. And gates!
The wise property owner always
took in his gate before Hallow-
e'en. And another favorite: stunt
was to run a wire from the bell in
the schoolhouse to a nearby tree,
remove. the bell rope and the lad-
der to the belfry and then take
turns climbing up the tree to keep
the bell m'yster'iofisly ringing th1e
greater part of the night, or until
the' janitor could find a ladder suf-
ficiently long to get up into the
belfrey and cut the wire. .
Ah, yes, those were, the days. We
didn't stoop to such childish acts
as soaping windows or carrying
And mentioning Hallowe'en -
don't fail to take in the. P.-T. A.
Carnival tomorrow and the Port
theater midnight Spook Show to-
morrow night. Fun for all at the
carnival and thrills and chills at
the spook show.
Joe Mira, candidate for school
trustee, was bragging thee, other
day how good he was getting to
be with a throw net. When asked
how many mullet he caught, he
said "four," and when asked how
many -casts he' had made, he re-
plied, "about five' hundred'." Is
that good or bad? I wouldn't
know, having tackled a casting
iet only once and coming out on
he losing end with a bunch of
knots on my head where those
ead. weights whanged me. Ac-
uaUlly I looked like an oversize
Somebodys Going To
Criticize the Preacher!
No matter how careful God's
preachers are, there is someone
who can and will find fault. Judg-
ing from what these critics say,
alr uninformed person would de-
cide that a preacher never does
anything quite right.
If the preacher does not "prac-
tice what he preaches" he is a
.hypocrite; if he' does practice it,
he, is a "religious fanaticc". If .he'"
preaches the Word of God straight
from the shoulder, he is too strict;
if he id:,.- not ,d,. this, he is guilty
of "' itt-ioariurg." If he talks to
people frankly and pointedly about
their salvation, he. is tactless; it
he does not 'do, so, he is not inter-
ested in their souls.
.If he takes his task seriously
and really works hard at it, he is
killing himself needlessly; if he
does not work at it day and night,
he is just, plain lazy. If he ac-
cepts a call to another church it
is because the salary is larger;
if he declines the call, he should
have accepte-d, because the pres-
ent church will die if he stays.
No matter what the preacher does
or how he does it, somebody Is
going to criticize him!
How reassuring are the words
of Jesus just here: "Blessed, are
ye, when men shall revile you and
persecute you, and shall say all
manner of evil against you falsely,,
for my, sake. Rejoice and be ex-
ceeding glad: for great is your re-
ward in Heaven: for so persecuted
they the prophets who were be-
fore you" (0Matt. 5:11, 12).
R. F. HALLFORD,
KEEP RATION BOOK 3
Reports that War Ration Book
3 would be s)erapped when Book 4
was issued are untrue. Houge-
wives will continue to use brown
stamps in Book 3 for rationed
meats and fats. Eventually Book
4 will be sufficient for all the ra-
tioned commodities, but until that
time all copies of Book 3 should-
be guarded carefully.
It's a waste of money to buy a
ly entangled in a spider web. And noiseless typewriter for a sten-
speaking of mullet, I understand ographer who chews gum.
Coy Raff.ield made an enormous
haul the other day on just onur set were going to get any of the lu-
- somebody said something jke cious nuts this year. And his price
0,000 pounds. Nice going. Coy, we was very reasonable, too, consid-
aeed those fishies to hold down ering commodity prices today.
ur use of red stamps. Another proud papa! Jack
J. L. Suggs has been selling pe- Frost is strutting around like a
ans around fown this week, much rooster that's just laid an egg.
o the delight of many housewives The new addition to the Frost
who had began to wonder if they menage is a daughter.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOOE. GULF COUNTY FLORIDA
FRIDAY, OCTOD:ER 29 1943
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The most important it-m in the
news this week is the names on
the Honor Roll, so here they are:
First Grade-Albert Collier, Pa-
tricia Wilder, WilLiam Cutrer, Ann
Kenney, Mary Catherine, Davis,
Ruth Lynn Ramsey, Duovrly Sas-
ser, Harr:y, Lee Smith, Harrell
Somerse,, James Todd.
.Second Grade Betty Dunlap,
Constance Bounds, Maiy Prank
Segers, Boncille Woe.ds, Sonny
Basarge, Dan Dester, Judith Ma-
Third Gradle-Jpyce Campbell,
Ruth Coe, Nita Vern Love, Jane
Allemore, Annette Pe'.ples, Jackie
Frost, Jacquelyn Kenney, Arlene
Hull, Billy Rich, Leroy Gainous.
Fourth Grade-Sara Matthews,
Waddell Biggart, Jimmy Philyaw.
SAuttomobile Fire Life
;Frank and Dot's
OFFICE: ST. JOE MOTOR CO. t
Phone 37 Port St. Joe
Fifth Grade-Vernie May Gay, whose home is back of the band
Ray Faulk, Sara Bray, Etta Col-' house. She had found the money
linsworth, Lenohr Brown, Carolyn
Daughtry, Myrtle Simpson.
Sixth Grade-Merita Sutton, Do-
lores Mira, Maxine Guilford, Betty
Otto Anderson, Tommy Simpson,
Seventh Grade-Moneva Arrant,
Memory Porter, James Chatham.
Eigth Grade-Peggy Hardy.
Ninth Grade- Luther Carden,
Billy Gibson, Tommy Hull, We-.
ley Ramsey, Betty Sue McPhaui,
Carol Ann Whitney.
Tenth Grade-Jack Mahori, Fay
Morris, Eloise Scheffer, GaleiTrax-
Twelfth Grade Ella Grace
Kemp, Carolyn Baggett, Edna Lee
Lewis, Willa Dean Lowery, Peggy
Rollins, Florence Hall.
We have a very interesting hu-
man interest story this week. Just
to show how much like human
beings dogs are, we give you the
following true story: Tuesday of
last week, while playing during
physical education, Bertha Mad-
dox 'laid her books, glasses case
and some money down on the
ground. At the end of the period
she couldn't find her money, and
Bunny Martin couldn't find some
of her books. The entire class was
called to the office and questioned
but they all said they hadn't seen
the money or the bpoks. Late that
afternoon Prof. Biggart received a
call from Mrs. Charles McClellan,,
and books in. her yard where a
small dog had put them. Guess
he knew the smell of that money.
Immediately following the foot-
ball game with Apalachicola here
tonight there will be a dance at
the Centennial building sponsoredI
by the Key club and Kiwanis.
Come one, come all! Real music!
Everyone's invited 25 cents pses.
person, 40 cents per couple.
Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Eells left
Wednesday morning for Mont-
gomery, Ala., to meet their son,
Edward, who arrived there by
plane from Milligan College. Ten-
nessee, on a 72-hour furlough.
They then visited with Mr. and
Mrs. Byron Eells, who 'reside in a
Frank Hammerle of Athens,
Ohio, E. M. Humphries of Mobile,
Ala., andl Martin N. Bondelon of
New Orleans arrived in the city
the latter part of last week and
are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fer-
About 90 per cent of America's
normal tin supply was cut oft
when Japan took over the Dutch
East Indies, Malaya, Singapore
and other South Pacific areas.
Send The Star to your man in
the service-only $1 for a year.
Speakers were Mrs. George Pat-
ton, Mrs. Gus Creech, Mrs. A. M.
Jones Jr., and Mrs. B. H. Smith.
0. E. S. INSTRUCTION
SCHOOL NEXT WEEK
Gulf Chapter 191, Order of East-
ern Star, will hold a school of In-
struction in the Masonic hall next
Wednesday, Novemiber 3, beginning
promptly at 10 a. m. The school
will be under the direction of Mrs.
Effie Jones of Panama City, past
All officers and members of th e
chapter are urged to be present.
The many friends of Mrs. J. A.
Christmas, who is in a Dothan hos-
pital, will be glad to learn that
she is improving and hopes to re-
turn home soon.
Rev. 0. D. Langston expects to
leave Tuesday for Mobile, Ala., to
attend the annual Methodist Con-
Advertising doesn't cost-It PAYS!
tion of Women's clubs, will be the
guest speaker at a meeting of the
Port St. Joe Woman's club to be
held at 3 o'clock next Wednesday
afternoon at the club rooms in the
All members of the club are
urged to be present, Since Mrs.
Fuller has an interesting message
BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES
R. F. Haltoerd, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Sunday School.
11:00 a. m.-Morming worship.
Topic: "Excuses Anger God!"
7:00 p. m.-B. T. U.
8:00 p. m.-Evening worship.
Sermon topic: "Repent!"
Mrs. Ellen Kirklandl and. daugh-
ter, Marjorie, this week moved to
Panama City" to make their home.
Miss Marjorie is employed at Tyn-
,Mrs. Lovie Coburn was called
to Greensboro Tuesdlay by the ill-
ness of her mother, Mrs. Rowan.
Coming to the
A Martin Theatre Port St. Joe, Fla.
THEATRE OPENS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2
of a ROOKIE
Chapter 8 of Serial
-- Also -
"ONE DAY OF BATTLE"
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3
November 4 5
WATCH on the
We're Turning the
Mens Clothing Business
Men! These suit values will make you sit' up
and take notice! They're fine quality, durable
fabrics in twists, worsteds and series. .
Sizes 35 to 44.
See T Shese
"PIGS IN A POLKA" Mrs JR Norton NEWS EVENTS
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---S L Sggs
S L Sugga
"ST. JOE'S SHOPPING CENTER"
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
TAME TrE OLD WEST!
Chapter 14 of Serial
-- FEATURE NO. 2--
MURIDER on the
October 31 November 1
WEEK OF PRAYER IS PORT INN DINING
OBSERVED 1BY W. S. C. S.R 1OOM NOW OPEN
,The Woman's Society for Chris-
tian Service of the Method:ist After being closed for some
Church observed the week of time, the Port Inn dining room is
prayer and self-denial at the again open to the public under
church Monday afternoon with a the supervision of Mrs. Troy
very inspiring program centered Jones, who is no mean master of
around the. topic, "For This Is the culinary art.
.Love's Prerogative," with Mrs. Mrs. Jones has been providing
A. M. Jones in charge. Speakers dinners for the Kiwanis and Ro-
were Mrs. J. L. Temple, Mrs. R. tary clubs for some time past and
G. Boyles, Mrs. Franklin Joneb, the praise, of the food served by
Mrs. Ralph Swatts and Mrs. Pur- members of these two civic clubs
vis Howell. speaks well for the cusine.
'The society met again Wednes- -
day afternoon, taking as a topic MRS. FULLER WILL SPEAK
for the meeting "In His Dear AT WOMAN'S CLUB MEET
Name," the program being under Mrs. Edna Fuller of Orlando,
the, direction of Mrs. J. L. Sharit. an official of the Florida Federa-
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THE STAR, PO.RT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDA, OCOBE 29,1943
PAG SI TH STAR, 1'Q---Y ST.~' JGL ONY LRIAFIA CO~
METHODISTS PAY OFF SEN. ANDREWS WOULD TURPENTINE LABOR
DEBT ON PARSONAGE ALLOW PEOPLE TO VOTE RULED ESSENTIAL
0. D. Langston, treasurer of the ON FEDERAL SCHOOL AID L
local Methodist church, reports Labor in gum turpentine indus-
Uflha tbp nVinL tb vr~nr n .n ff tries will bpI --x m-Dt Ufrom rwiflr$nU
a debt of $2300 owing on the par-
sonage. Total cost of the pastor's
residence was $3100. During the
year, he stated, the church has
raised, a total of $6500, plus $647
in War Bonds for the building
Send The Star to your man in
the service-only $1 per year.
with juicer and two mixing
bowls. Has been used but six
times. Will make an ideal gift
for Christmas; $35. Inquire at
The Star office. 11-5*
AJJTOMOBILES FOR SALE
FOR SALE-1942 Ford 5-passenger
coupe; new pre-war tires; $1100..
Inquire at The Star office. 10-15
FOR SALE-1937 V-8 Ford; good
-tires;. $S25 cash. St. Joe Lum-
ber Company. 7-23tf
WANTED TO BUY
WANTED TO BUY--Six old-fash-
ioned dining chairs and curved-
front china closet. .Mrs. Buster
Owens, Port St. Joe. Phone 13
after 7 p. m. 10-2,9*
LEGAL FORMS-Warranty Deeds,
Mortgage Notes, Rent or Lease
Contracts, Promissory Notes, and
Purchaser Agreements. We carry
a stock of these blank forms at
all times. The Star, Phone 51.
FISH BAIT Fresh, clean worms
that are guaranteed to get the
fish for you. See Eddie Beverly
in the Sheffield colored quarters.
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS
* To Whom It May Concern-No-
tice is hereby given that tile under-
signed, pursuant to the "Fictitious
.Name Statute," House Bill No. 1175,
.Chap. No 20953, Laws of Florida,
.1941, will register with the Ol1rk
of the Circuit Court, in and for
*Gulf County,, Florida, upon receipt
:of proof of publication of this no-
,tice, the fictitious name, to-wit:
SODERBERG LUMBER CO., under
which I am engaged in business at
.,Highland View, Florida. That the
party interested in said .business
enterprise is as follows: C. A.
Dated at Hiaghland View, Gulf
County, Florida, October 22. 1943.
CITY LICENSES DUE
Notice is hereby given that City
Occupational Licenses expired Sep-
tember 30, 1943. All licenses not
renewed before November 1 will
carry a 10% penalty. Those not
renewed before December 1 will
carry a 20% penalty. All persons,
firms or corporations subject to
occupational licenses are urged to
secure licenses before November 1.
M. P. TOMLINSON,
2t City, Treasurer and Collector.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
An election is hereby ordered
to be held in Special Tax School
District No. 1-Wewahltchka; No.
2-Port St. Joe, Gulf County, Flor-
ida, on the 2nd day of November,
1943, pursuant to Section 236.31,
Florida Statutes, 1941, for deter-
mining the following questions:
First: Who -shall be the trus-
tee for two years.
Second: How many mills, not
to emaceed ten (10), shall be lev-
ied as a special tax for two
years. (31/2 mills recommended).
Third: Shall there be created,
and a special millage levied for
a permanent building fund, and
if so, what millage shall be
levied. (3 mills recommended).
Only duly qualified electors of
the district, who pay a tax on real
or personal property, shall vote at
The polling places shall be:
District No. 1 Wewahitchka,
District No. 2-Port St. Joe, City
Polls -will be open from 8 a. m,
Done by order of the County
Board of Public Instruction, Gulf
County, Florida, this the 5th day
of October, A. D. 1943.
THOSE A. OWENS, Chairman.
Ex-Officio Secretary to
said Board. 10-8 29
Ma neeu a nsyerpiao.
I w'' De exem-pV. irom rogula-
Former Superintendent !services being held Tuesday.. He-
Of Oil Terminal Dies i-survived by his wife, Mrs. Made.
line Williams, and on'e, son, T. J.
'T. G. Williams Jr., who was su- Willlams III.
perintendent of the Pure. Oil corm-
panyi terminal here for some 1 Send The S'ar to a friend.
months, died Thursday of last
week at San Antonio, Texas. Mr.
Williams left this city. last Feb-
ruary for Texas, his position being
filled by H. C. Brown.
The body was taken to Pitts-
burgh, Penn., his home, for burial,
The question of whether fed-
eral aid should be extended the
public schools of the states should
be submitted to the people in the
form of a constitutional amend-
ment, contends Senator Charles
Andrews of this state.
He has submitted a joint resolu-
tion in congress embodying the
proposed amendment which would
prohibit federal control of funds
appropriated for public school
He told the senate that attempts
during the past ten years to pro-
vide federal funds, for schools had
met with defeat because of the
belief that thie schools might ulti-
mately "be controlled from Wash-
ington as to their curriculum, per-
sonnel andi method and manner of
The weeks of argument which
have surrounded school aid in the
senate might be avoided by put-
tihg the. issue directly before the
people through the constitutional
amendment plan, he said.
WRITER SEES SECOND
PLACE FIGHT BETWEEN
Henning Heldt, political writer
of the Miami Herald, sees the big-
gest scrap in the next governor's
race in the first primary between
Ernest Graham and Millard Cald-
well for the second spot and a
chance to face Lex Green in the
runoff. Both Graham and Cald-
well, he points out, are very
strong in their respective sections
and relatively weak in each others.
With a heavy South Florida
vote assured from the start, Gra-
ham would seem to have the edigfe
and his supporters feel he will de-
velop strong support in the rural
Caldwell is expected to carry
North and West Florida, while
Jacksonville and Tampa are big
HOUSE SAYS TAKE
SINGLE MEN FIRST
With an enthusiastic volley of
"ay;es" the house Tuesday passed
legislation requiring selective ser-
vice to take all available single
men and childless married men in
the entire nation before drafting
This rule would apply regard-
less of the faithe~s' occupation.
Under the measure. which now is
before the senate, a father is de-
fined as a man with children born
prior to september 15, 1942.
WILL BE EASED
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moon. City officials have. asked
that the Florida Power corpora-
tion remove the large cans that
have been placed over all lights
during the blackout period.
However, with the lifting of the
dimout regulations, the public
is still requested to, go easy nl
the. use of electricity in order to
continue to save manpower, fuel,
equipment and critical materials
urgently needed for war purposes.
It is asked that burning hours
of electric signs be reduced so far
as practicable and in no case bura,
for an interval .exceeding twu
hours, and only during the period
from dusk until 10 p. m. The same
applies to the lighting of show
Householders are asked to elim-
inate all waste in the use of vari-
ous electric appliances such as re-
frigerators, radios, ranges, water
heaters, etc., and to. turn off lights
and, appliances when not actually
Everyone is urged to co-operate
fully with this program, as it is
their patriotic duty as a means of
furthering the war effort.
tions affecting agricultural work-
ers, it was announced this week
by L. H. Pearce, manager of the
U. S. Employment Service of the
War Manpower Commission.
Gum turpentine enterprises in
Gulf and adjoining counties will
be. among those, affected by the
new ruling, which declares the
turpentine industry essential.
"No employee from the turpen-
tine industry can go to any other
war industry without proper re-
lease.," Pearce explained. "It had
been previously ruled that agri-
cultural workers could be released
temporarily to work when needed
in war industries, Put tal;s new
regulation removes, the turpentine
workers from the same classifica-
tion" with agricultural labor.'"
Axis financial experts are say-
ing that gold is no longer of value
as a medium of exchange. nThat's
a pretty big bunch of sour grapes
Uncle Sam has buried at Fort
Knox, isn't It?
We Fill Any Doctor's Prescription
Port St. Joe.
A B 0 METHOD
A .-Alka-Seltzer, start taking ib
at once to relieve the DOul,
Aching Head, and the Stiff,
B Be careful, avoid drafts and
sudden changes in tempera-
ture. Rest preferably in
bed. Keep warm, eat sensi-
bly, drink plenty of water or
fruit juices. Be sure to get
C- Comfort your Sore,.Reaapy
Throat, if caused by.the cold.
by gargling with Alka-Selt-
zer. If fever develops, or
symptoms become more
acute call your doctor.
ALKA-SELTZER is a pain re-1
living, alkalizing tablet, pleasant.
to take and unusually effective in'
! Take it for Headache, Muscular
Pains and for Indigestion, Gas on
Stomach, when caused by excess
At your drug store-Large
package 60*, Small package 30*,
by the glass at soda fountains.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that we have im-
pounded, and unless redeemed by owner will sell,
the following described cows:
ONE RED, BUTT-HEADED HEIFER,
ONE CREAM-COLORED HEIFER.
City of Port St. Joe.
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le from Commercial News Pro
THE STAR, PDAY ST. JbE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA)
FRIDAY, CTBE 2 .90
for all members
of the family.
DR. J. C. COE
Office Hours: 9 to 12 1 to 5
Sunday By Appointment
Costin Building Phone 88
H AVE you tried Alka-Selt-
zer for Gas on Stomach,
x--} After" and Cold Distress7
ya If not, why not?, Pleasant,
Y. prompt in action, effective.
Thirty cents and Sixty
F OR relief from Functional Ner-
S vous Disturbances such as Sleep-
lessness, Crankiness, Excitability,
Nervous Headache and Nervous In-
digestion. Tablets 350 and 750,
r Liquid 250 and $1.00. Read direct.
tions and use only as directed.
SINGLE Dr. MilesAnti-
t Headache, Muscular Pains (
or Functional Monthly
Pains-25 for 250, 125 '
for$1.00. Get them at your
drug store. Read directions
and use only as directed.
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