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PAUL JOHNSON RUNS INTO
RECRUITER AND HOME BOY
Belem, Para, Brazil
18 July 1945
Dear Editor Bill-When a GI
runs, into the man who. enlisteC7
him into the army, I figure that
is news, so I had to let you in on
it. While I was still in N1ples, I
met the recruiting sergeant from
Napier Fieldi, Dothan, who enlisted
me in the Air Force back in '42.
He said it was a surprise to him
when he saw me, and. I can say
it was the same to me. I never
dreamed back in Octolber of 194:i,
when I joined bhe. AAF, that 1
would ever again see the man who
signed me up.
Here is something else that
might make news, too. I work In
priorities adn traffic here at this
Af'C base and' I see lots, of fel-
lows coming through here on their
way to the State's. So one delay
Last week, who sfiiould I see but
one of our St. Joe boys. He recog-
nized me first and I had to think
a bit before I could place him. It
was Hildur Sorenson, and, he and
I were in the llth grade together
when Mr. Caw-thon was trying to
pound Spanish into our heads. Now
I am in a country where they
It was good to see a boy from
home down here and we talked aii
the time he was here, which wao
about an hour. I know you wilt
see him when he gets there, and
he will have plenty to talk about.
He told me he now lives in Ap-
alachicola. but he is going over to ,
see my mother one day and tell
her that he, saw me.
Keep up the good work there .at
Home On Leave From Pacific
Sgt. Jack Joughin, who has been
serving with the Marines in t iu
Pacific for the past 28 months, a,
rived here Monday for a visit with
his sister and family, Mr. and, Mrs.
H. S. Liliuns.
Home From Germany
Pfc. Thomas Smith, with an In.
fantry division in Germany for the
past five months, is spending a 3U-
day furlough here with his par-
ents., Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Smith.
Returns To Camp Today
,Pfc. W. C. Williams trom Canmp
Skokie Valley, Glenview, Ill., will
leave today' to return to camp af-
ter a 12-day furlough spent here
with his parents. 'Mr. and Mrs. C.
Lt. Kelly Is Visiting
Lt. (j.g.) Carl Kelly of Jackson-
ville is visiting here for two weeks
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Nick Kelly. He will report to a
field in Kansas on his return to
Spending Leave With Parents.
William H. Howell Jr., A/S, from
Curtis Bay, Md., arrived' today to
spend a 10-day leave here with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Miss McClellan On Vacation
Miss Erline McClellan left Tues-
day for a vacation in Eufaula, Ala.,
with her aunt, Mrs. Lillian Thomas.
Vacationing In South Florida
Mrs. L. C. Wise left Sunday for
a week's vacation in Tampa and
Visiting In Georgia
Mrs. George Cooper left Monday
for Pelham, Ga. She was accom-
panied, by Mrs. Nancy Cooper.
The Home Newspaper of Northwest Florida's Future Industrii Center
VOLUME VIII PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1945 NUMBER 43
Measure Is Finally
Passed By Solons
Governor Signs Bill Into Law,
Ending 53-Day Extra-
The longest legislative session
in the history of Florida ended
Wednesday when Governor Millard
Caldwell signed into law a reap-
portionment measure which he
termed as "perhaps the best pos-
sible und-er the circumstances."
Passage of the bill, which was-
considered a victory for the South
Florida solons, ended a 53-day ex-
traordinary session which cost the
state $27,649.70. or an average of
$521.69 a day.
The reapportionment bill moves
-two d-istricts to the southern part
of the state. It puts Madison and
Taylor counties together and joins
St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River
counties. Suwannee. Hamilton ania
Lafayette counties will be united
into a district, with Levyi, Dixie
and Gilchrist also grouped to-
gether. Broward county will have
a separate district, and Alachua
will have its own senator. Also
combined are Osceo'a and Okee-
The break in the deadlock came
when Senator Fraser of St. Augus-
tine and Senator Carl Gray of
Panama City lined up with the 38-
district supporters and were fol-
lowed later by Senators McArthur
of Fernandina, Shands of Gaines-
ville, and Perdime of Cedar Key.
Senator Gray, however, oppose
Fraser's 38-district measure annl
went ba(ik with North Florida on
final ro'l call on the bill, stating
that his home county of Bay was
not adequately taken care of un-
der the proposal.
Store Now Open
4. 4 e4 .4 0 .
4: Good News!" Amendment Would Hearing Held
*:" ''" Throw St. Joe Into Here On Ha
e.- Here is good news, not only eTJ Ir O
4.4 to our subscribers, but to the h
Editor of The Star: Chaos, Says Le is Improv
4 WPB has lifted, to a certain .r
e- extent, the limitations on the
" use of newsprint by country ..! States Voters Should Turn Briefs Filed Asking
*. weeklies. And so we are now *[ Thumbs Down On Proposal ening and Deepenin
+ in a position to take on a lim- At City Election Tuesday nel, Buildiing Brea
- ited number of new readers. 1',
* We don't know how long the *, Being asked by the board, of city At a hearing held her
4 new regulations will be effec-,* commissioners for an opinion on day afternoon by the w
e. tive, for the Pacific campaign ,he proposed amendment to the ment. which was in chi
- is taking more paper than the + city charter providing for a five- Col. H. I. Collins, district
o. European campaign, but as .man co mission, which the voters from the Mobile office o
** long as it is in effect we don't 4. of Port St. Joe will pass upon at Engineer Corps, a brief
Believe we'll have to keep a the polls. next Tuesday, City Attor- asking that the present
4. waiting list of subscribers. ney E. Clay Lewis, Jr., stated tha' in St. Joseaph's Bay be
".: ". .. .. .. if the amendment is passed in its 300 feet with a depth
present form "the city would be all the way from the out
ISSUES PROCLAMATION placed in a confused and. chaotic that a 500 foot turning
F O R OBSERVANCE O F condition." breakwater ibe construct
COAST GUARD FOUNDING
Mayor J. L. Siharit this week is-
sued a proclamation calling upon
the citizens of Port St. Joe to ob-
serve Coast Guard Ann'iversar'/
Week, July 29 to August 4.
The proclamation sait., In part:
"Whereas. the 155th anniversary
of the' founding of the U. S. Coast
Guard will 'be celebrated, by the
sons and daughters of Florida who
are serving around the. would and
byi the thousands of Floridians
who have released Coast Guards-
men for combat by serving as vol-
unteer port and shore guardians,
I proclaim the period of July 29 to
August 4 as Coast G(njird Anniver-
sary Week in honor of this gallant
service, and urge that the people
of Port St. Joe observe the event
with appropriate programs and
BONDS TO AMOUNT OF
$154,960 BOUGHT IN GULF
COUNTY DURING DRIVE
According to final figures re-
ceived from the federal reserve
bank at Atlainta, total amount of
l,1 tfenq of donrl. sold in Gulfr
Lewis pointed out that 't h e
amendment itself was okeh, but
that it did. not go far enough -in
that it did not amend two other
sections of the present city charter
which provide (1) "The affirma-
tive vote of two members shall be
necessary to adopt any ordinance
or res-olution." and (2) ". .reg-
ular municipal elections shall be
held annually on the third Tues-
day in February."
Attorney Lewis, in reference to
the first section of the charter rIe-
Terred to above, points out that un-
less this is amended any ordin-
ance or resolution may be passed
by the affirmative vote of but two
membe-rs of a f'i-e.'. ,, 'nomni'm-
sion. even though the other three-
are opposed to the passage of any
such ordinance or resolution. Ann
in regard to the other section re-
ferred to, he states that the pres-
ent charter calls for an election of
city commissioners annually. but
under the proposed amendment
(Continued on Page 2)
Baptists To Hold
arg.e of Lt.
f the U. S.
of 32 feet
ter bar and
ed in front
of the present dock to provide safe,
,rpemanent and calm water be-
tween the breakwater and the
It was pointed. out that the local
port ranked second to Mobile in
this area in'1942 and 1943 in net
tons of waterborne commerce.
The following figures were cited:
194.2-St. Joe, 1,104,128; St. An-
drews Bay, 585,933; Pensacola Har-
bor, 738,102; Mobile. 4,406,065.
194-3-St. Joe 1,349,910; .St. Aa-
dr'ews Bay, 599,460; Pensacola Har-
bor. 858,751; Mobile 3.855.206.
Figures for 1944-45 were no-
available for general use, as.this
information is clasped as. re-
It Was also pointed out 'that with
development of the Apalachicola-
Chattahoochee-Flint rivers that
Port St. Joe wibh its $220,000 canal
connecting with the intracoastat
waterwayi would become the logi-
cal port for this great waterway
system and would serve as- a portz
totr some 17,000 square miles and
650,000 inhabitants comprising the
Further emphasizing the need
for the proposed harbor improvt-
men'ts to handle anticipated In-
A t i.1. type u.s 0 ,u i, os u c ......U1 creased tonnage, it was brougan
--- county during the Seventh War Will Feature Old-Fashioned Gospeout that arrangements have been
Home and Auto Supply Establish- Loan Drive was $154,960. County Will Featue Old-Fahioned Gospel out tt ar establishment o be
ment Will Fill Long-Felt quota for all types was $196,000. Singng and Music; Preaching made or the establishment of e-his
Need Here Series ], bond viou lo185,935; To Be' Done By Pastor port and import rates through this
Need ere series F and G, $28,145; series C. Port that will put it on a parity
In this issue of The Star, B. W. (savings notes), $21,000; 7/s% cer Beginning today and continuing with all other Culf ports excep-t
Eells carries a page ad announcing tificates, $9,880; 2%/4% tr. bonds, through Sunday, the First Baptis-. Mobile and New Orelans.
that his newly-established Fire- $10.000. Church will hold a "week-end".re- Briefs were also filed by other
stone home and auto supply stor.- This was 79 per cent of the vival, something which Port St. companies andi corporations inter-
is now officially open for busi- county's entire cnota and 78.1 per Joe has never known, so far as our ested and requiring expanded har-
ness. While Mr. Eells has had his cent of the $110,'-00 E bond quota. information goes. hor facilities here.
store .open for several weeks, he --------- The morning services. will be The St. Joe Lumber & Export
did not have a complete stock or GRAY ANNOUNCES hell' from 7:15 to S today and to- Conpany stated that it expects- to
goods, blt now he iQ fully stocked FOR SIKES' SEAT morrow, thereby giving office ane ship 15 to 20 million feet of lurm-
and his establishment, tne only store employes an opportunity to ber by water (approximately 40,-
one of its kind in the city, is fill- Up at Tallahassee last week, attend and still get to their work,000 tons) annually at the end of
ing a long-felt want, especially for during a lull in.ihe bedlam going on time. Also. the paper mill em- the war, and that trouble. has bee,.
motorists. on during the special session to ployes who are coming off the had in the pas-t with vessels draw.-
In addition to auto supplies, the work out a state .reapportionment graveyard shift can drop in for the iug 26 feet of water.
new store carries a variety ot plan, Senator Carl R. Gray of Pan- service on their way home from The Pure Oil Company put in a
household necessities, many or aiia City announced that he would work. plea not only for deeper and wider
which are hard to find at the pres- oppose Bob Sikes of Cres.view for The evening services will be channels, but for a breakwater to
ent time. the congressional seat in the their d eld a` 8 o'clock, and a large at- eliminate the necessity of moving
We suggest that you turn to Mr. district. tendan-ce from the entire city Is 'ships from the oil terminal dock
Eells' advertisement on page threw expected at these services. to anchorages in the bay during
of this issue and glance at a few Visitors From Sumatra On Sunday afternoon at 3:30 a heavy weather.
of the thousand and one items he Mrs. R. G. Paulk and daughter great midafternoon service will be 'The Bull Steamship Line, whicu
stocks. Then go down to the store of Sumatra are the guests this held, at which time the pastor- formerly operated. from Port St.
and look it over-you're bound to week of Mr. and Mrs. Stonewall evangelist will speak on a subject Joe .us-ing vessels of about 7500
see something yotu need. Ham. in which there is unanimous inter- tons deadweight with a length of
---- I est. "Where Is a Person Five Sec- 376 feet which, when fully loaded,
To Mobile For Tonsilectomy Week-end Guests From Alabama bonds After Death?" Other Sund'ay drew 24 feet of water, expects to
'Mrs. Chester Edwards. left Sun- Mr. and Mrs. Bill Carr of Tus- services will be held at regular use new vessels in the postwar pe-
diay for Mobile, where she will un- kegee. Ala., were the, week-end hours, with the Bilble school at ddiod, replacing those lost during
dergo a tonsilectomy ,before re- gues',s of Mrs. Carr's parents, Mr. 9:45 a. in. and Baptist Training the war, which will be in the
turning home. and Mrs. C. G. Costin. Union at 6:55 p. m. An attendance neighborhood of 450 feet in length
------ ----- ____-__-goal of 300 for Bible school, and and draw in excess of 28 feet when
Home From Vacation In Geqrgia Visiting Here With Sister 125 for BTU has been set. loaded.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hall and chil- Mrs. R. F. Grambling of Mont- The preaching will be done by The Sabine Transportation Com-
dren returned home Monday from gomery, A!a., arrived! Wednesday the pastor, R. F. Hallford, who is pany anticipates using large tank-
a delightfu! vacation spent in Ma-I for a visit here with her sister, quite well known to most of the ers having a mean draft ot 31 teet
con and other points in Georgia. Mrs. B. E. Rawls. (Continued on Page Five), (Continued on page 6)
PAETOTESAPR T OGL ONY LRD RDY UY2,14
AMENDMENT necessary additional amendments
(Continued from page 1N to the city charter which woulo
the entire board would hold office ;keep matters of the city in line.
for terms of two years and. al Apparently the main trouble with
would come up for election every the proposed amendment which is
two years. Thus, while one see- to be voted upon Tuesday is that
tion of the charter calls for an our representative in the legisla-
election ever.: two years, another ture and those who concocted the
section requires that an election bill shrouded it in too much secrecy
be held every year. and did not let John and Jane
While it seems that a majority Voter in on their plans. In fact,
of the people of the city would like the editor of The Star was under
to have a five-man commission, it .the impression that the terms ot
seems advisable to pass it up at the members of the five-man com-
the present time, as pointed out mission would be staggered just
by Mr. Lewis, and wait until the as they are now, and not that all
1947 session of the state legisla- five members would come upl for
ture to enter a similar bill with the re-election at one time. Fact of the
NOTICE TO VO
Read This Before You Vo
matter is, we never even saw a Softball Results Return From Visit In Dothan
draft of the proposed bill. O aMr. and Mrs,. B. F. Daughtry and
Attorney Lewis' letter, in its en- daughter Louise returned home
tirety, is published on page two of Under the new schedule for the Sunday from Dothan, Ala., where
this issue of The Star, the adver- second half of the season for the ethe.y visited relatives several days
tisement being paid for by the clIy St. Joe Softball League the three last week.
commission in the interest of the games recently played were. can- --- -----
city and its inhabitants. celed. in accordance with resolu- 'Mrs. H. S: Reed and. Mrs. W. C.
i___ ons passed at a manager's meet- Leitz and children of Tallahasste
Miss Maxie Ferreli spent the ing held, Wednesday of last week. were guests Tuesday of Mr. and
week-end at White City, the guest So the season started out Friday of Mrs. H. A. Drake.
of Miss Selma Sealey. last week with a tilt between the
Mr. and Mrs P. A. Howell have newly-organized Paper Mill team
as te irs. P. A. o ,ei and the Rotary Club, with the lat- B A S E B A L L
as their guest this week Mrs. winning 12 to 7. The box score:
Howell's mother, Mrs. Emmie Bo- Team- 1 2 3 4 56 7-T R H E SUNDAY, JULY 291
wen of Lyons, Ga. Rotary 4 5.2 0 0 1 x-12 10 2 Tallahassee Sluggers vs.
Mill -- 0 3 1 0 3 0 0- 7 13 7 Gulf Coast Sluggers
Buy MORE Bonds today! Tuesday night the Legion went AT ST. JOE BALL PARK
eown to defeat 11 to 6 at the hands 4 P. M. Admission 75c & 50c
T E R of the Kiwanians. The box score:
T E Team- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7-R H E A Large Crow Ils Expected.
Kiwanis 4 3 3 1 0 0 x-11 16' 9 The Sluggers shut out Pan-
Legion -- 0 1 0 2 1 0 2- 6 10 9 ama City 'Tigers last Sunday
The High School and Rotary will by a 5 to '0 score, which
play tonight; the Paper Mill ana .gives them 15 games won and
STaKiwanis Club next Tuesday night, 7 lost.
teand the America Legion and the Special Reserved Seats
High School, next Friday night. for White Fans.
The following letters in regard If the majority of the, qualified Section 136 of the present charter
to the election to 'be held Tuesday electors vote "yes" on this ques- reads,, among other things, as fol-
to determine whether the City of tion in this election then the pro- lows:
Port St. Joe shall be governed by posed amendment contained in "Secti'on 136. Ele tions.-The
a three-man commission or a five- House Bill No. 967 will become ef- first Municipal election under
man commission, are self-explana- fective. If a majority of the quaill- this Act shall be held on the
tory and should be read by every fied electors at said election vote third Tuesday in February or
voter before he or she goes to -he "no" on said question then the the year 1940 and regular Mu-
polls to cast their ballot: proposed amendment to the said nicipal elections shall be held
S14 charter will not 'become effective. thereafter ANNUALLY on the
July 13, 19 You have requested, my legal third Tuesday in February."
Mr. E. Clay Lewis, Jr. opinion on this proposed amend-
City Attorney ment in regard to its legality and It is apparent that from House
Port St. Joe, Fla. to. the effects on the operation and Bill No. 967 there would require
Dear Mr. Lewis-Attached here- carrying onl of affairs of the City. an election only each two years
to is certified copy of House Bill House Bill No. 967, in my opinion, be elec ed but Hose Bill No 96woul
No. 967, Laws of Florida, Acts of is valid legally insofar as it goes, pr etat sai esectiNs shoud
1-945, pertaining to an amendment however, it is my opinion that provides that said bectionsctishould
to Section 9 of Chapter 18816, should' a majority of the electors be held as provided by Section 136
Laws of Florida, Acts of 1937, and vote for this proposed amendmentof thepresfor ant City charter, which
subsequent amendments, this be- and it be adopted that then the provides foi an elect eve'y oear,
ing the, charter of the City of Port City would be placed in a confused therefore, you can see what con-
S JToe and chaotic condition, that every fusion and chaos would be caused
The Citp Commission has re- move made by the five. City Corn- the pret tei and thenie'
quested that you give your legal missioners would- in all likelihood of the present charter and .he new
opinion on this proposed amena- incur expenses ana long litigation. .mended House Bill No. 967.
ment in regard to its legality anm As stated, I believe that House Bill In order to point out definitely
other effects upon the operation No. 967 is valid insofar as it goes the danger to the best interest of
and carrying on of affairs of this but that it does not go far enough, the city and its inhabitants, if this
city. Il appears that whoever prepared new amendment to the charter is
Yours very truly, House Bill No. 967 did not read or adopted, which would cause utter
M. P. TOMLINSON, examine the present City charter, .onfusion andi chaos, I might point
for in order to carry out the e- tut that for some time the City
City Auditor and Clerk. fect of, what was proposed to be Commissio.ne's 'and the inhabitants
July 18, 1945, done, it would be necessary that of the City have looked forward to,
M not only Section 9 .of the present the installation of a water soften-
Mr. M. P. Tomlirnson charter be amended but also Sec- ing or purif-inig plant for the City.
City Auditor and Clerk tion 20 and Section 136. The amend- The Commissioners have taken
Port St. Joe, Florida ment of these two last mentioned "the necessary steps to bring this
Dear Mr. Tomlinson-I acknowl- Sections should have been accom- about when materials are avail-
edige receipt.of your letter of July polished in the same Bill along with able. I believe that. all of us are
13 enclosing certified copy of the amendment of Section 9. aware of 'the fact that in order to
House Bill 967, Laws of Florida, I have .stated that the adoption install such water softening or
Acts of 1945, containing a pru- of House Bill No. 967 by the elec- purifying plant and to pay tor-
posed amendment to the present tors would create confusion and same it will be necessary that-
City charter of the City of Port St. chaos and in all likelihood require bonds be issued by the City to pay .
Joe. You advise that the City costly and extended litigation. I for same. To issue bonds, all pro-
Commission requests that I give base 'this statement upon the fact ceedings, of the City Commission-
my legal opinion on the effects of that Sections 20 and 136 were not ers must 'be approved by bond at-
this proposed amendment to the amended to comply with the torneys of national reputation, who
present charter, amended Section No. 9. Section 20 usually reside in New York City or
House Bill No. 967 aforesaid is of the present City charter pro- Chicago, it is my candid opinion
entitled as follows: vides for "LEGiLSLATIVE PRO- that should the proposed bond is-
"AN ACT amending Section 9 CEDURE." Said Section provides sue, be submitted to national bond
of Chapter 18816, Laws .of Flor- among other things as. follows: attorneys for approval, should
ida, Acts of 1937, as amended ny "The affirmative vote of two House Bill No. 967 be adopted, by
iChapter 20089, Laws of Floridia, m.e.mlbers (speaking of two mem- the voters of Port St. Joe. that the
Acts of 1939, relating to the City hers of the Commission) shall national bond attorneys would re-
charter of the City of Port St. be necessary to adopt any or- fuse to approve any bond issue
Joe, by providing for the elec- dinance or resolution, and the submitted to them by City Com-
tion of City Commissioners for a passage of all ordinances and missioners of the City on account
term .of two years and increasing resolutions shall be taken by of the chaos and confusion cause
the number of Commissioners to 'yeas' and 'na-s' and entered, by the effects of House Bill No.
five, providing for the expiration upon the journal." 967 upon Sections 20 and 136 or
of terms of the present Commis- Remember that the proposed the present charter.
stonesr, and providing for a rer- ,amendment to Section 9, which It 'is my candid opinion that the
erendum vote thereon." I does not amend Section 20, pro- qualified electors should defeat
The proposed am.endment to the vides, for five. Commissioners, but this proposed amendment in the
City charter as stated in its title it leaves Section 20 as it is, and election on July 31, 1945, and go
proposes to enlarge the number or 'Section 20 will continue to control back to the Legislature and ask
City Commissioners from three to the enactment and adoption of or- that a new law be passed not only
five and reduces th-eir term of or- dinances and resolutions, and said including the wording of House
fice from three years to two years. Section 20 provides that by the a:- Bill No. 967 but also amend Sec-
The present City charter provides firmative vote of only two Corn- tions 20 and 136 of the present
that the three City Commsisioners | missioners a resolution or 'ordin- charter.
siall hold office for a term or ance shall be adopted, therefore,
three years each, the term of one you may see the confusion and Outside of the fact that House
Commissioner expiring each year, chaos that may be created when Bill No. 967 does not go far
i.e., provides for stagger terms or an ordinance or resolution is sub- enough, i. e., does not amend Sec-
office. The proposed amendment emitted to the Commission of five tions 20 and 136 as well as Sec-
providels that all five Commis- members and you have a situation tion 9, I see nothing wrong with
sioners' terms of office shall ex- where two of the members are for it, but I sincerely believe that it
pire on the same .date. the ordinance a n d three, are adopted, by the voters in its pres-
House Bill No. 967, which is the againi'.t it. hut Section 20 provides ent condition that it will cause
proposed amendment to the pres- that the vote of two, being a mi- nothing but confusion and pro-
er.t City charter, provides that nority, may adopt the ordinance tracted and expensive litigation un-
same shall not become effective even though three, or a majority, til the matter might be corrected
until it has been approved by a ma- may ,be opposed to the ordinance, by enactment of additional legis-
jority of the votes cast at an elec- I think you can see what con- lation at th.e 1947 session of the
tion submitting this question to fusion and chaos such a situation Florida Legislature.
them. I am advised that the City would create. A certified, copy of House Bill
Commission, in conformity with House Bill No. 967, if adopted, No. 967 together with the present
sad House Bill No. 967. have called provides that the terms of the five Ciity charter is on file with -.'ou andI
an election to be held on July 31, i Commissioners shall be two years may be examined by any person
1945, at which time. the following from the third Tuesday in Febru- in 'order to substantiate what I
question shall be submitted to the art of 1946 and' that five Commis- have stated, herein.
qualified electors. to-wit: sioners shall be elected and in- The Commissioners have acteai
"Shall the charter of the City stalled as Commissioners as pro- in the proper manner and legally
of Port St. Jce be amended in- lvided by Section 136. This would in calling and providing for the
creasing the number of Com- reanire a Municinal .election every election of July 31, 1945.
missioners to five, changing the TWO YBARS only, but House Bill I trust that this answers your
term of office to two years ann No. 967 in amending Section 9 or inquiry.
electing all Commissioners each the present charter provides that j
two years, beginning with the the Commissioners shall.be elected. Yours very tTuly,
election on the third Tuesda7 of and installed as provided by Sec- Paid E. OLAY LEWIS, Jr.,
February, 1946." I tion 136 (of present charter). Now Advertising City Attorney.
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FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1945
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FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1 A-
PAGE FUR TH SITAR SPORTS. JO, GUL COUNT, FLOIDA FiDYJUY2.14
Published Every Friday at Port St. Joe, FIa.
by The Star Publishing Company
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Entered as second-class matter, December 10, 1937, at the
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damages further than amount receiWed for such advertisement.
The spoken wrord is given scant attention; the printed word
is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts;
the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word
is lost; the printed word remains.
Our Country Right or Wrong
Theoretically, government can control the
cost of living by setting prices. By various
makeshifts, including subsidies to producers,
it can be made to work for a while, but the
ultimate result is inevitable-cost of produc-
tion, including increased taxes and wages and
a reasonable profit, must be recognized, or
there will be no production. We are witness-
ing that today in butter, ham, bacon, beef, etc.
The fundamental reason .for the butter
shortage is the price farmers are allowed for
milk going into butter. Their returns on such
milk are so low that they are forced to mar-
ket the milk in other outlets in order to meet
high production costs. So we might as well
learn to get along with just a little butter
and less. of other products where prices are
set which are out of joint with the cost of
An investigating committee was recently
under investigation in congress. That must
have been an eerie sensation, peering into
another eye in the keyhole.
Shrimp is a seafood that can be eaten dur-
ing all seasons of the year. And we get some
of the finest shrimp in the world right here
in the vicinity of Port St. Joe.
Keep smiling-and Buy Bonds!
The Low Down
Editor The Star:
I jest run into a book-it is 210
ears old. Joe Miller's Jest Boo. I
Its a antique-the original I meau
-my copy, is a reprint and, only 41
years' old. It cost me 4 bucks plub
12 cents tax. And it is worth ;t.
Now, when some radio jokesmith
dishes up a raucous and, non-hunt-
orous version of a joke, I jest look
in my Joe Miller book and git the
strait of it, and git the point,
which, on the radio, you don't git,
except mebbe it is once in a full
But about this here Joe Miller.
He wuz something' like AEsop.
Everyibuddy knows, I guess, that
it was Babrius who writ down the
fables, 'bout 200 years after ola
man AEsoip told 'em. That was. In
600 B. C. And i was Mr. John
Mottley who writ down the Joe
Miller jests in 1739. Joe Miller
was' English-lived, frum 1648 to
1738-and 'was probably the only
Englishman who ever had a sense
You know, folks who are fed up
on horror, murder, and her-other-
husband, type books, might switch
over to AEsop or Joe Miller, and
improve the digestion.
Yours with the low down,
We help ourselves only as we
Four thousand years ago a hungry man
started "inflation" when he bartered away his
birthright for a mess of pottage. And Esau
never lived that down. Likewise, if we Amer-.
icans insist upon gratifying our desires, by
trading our plentiful dollars for industry's
scarce supplies of consumer goods we, like
Esau, will barter away our birthright of eco-
nomic stability in the postwar years -to come.
Spending an extra dollar a day does not
seem much. After all "it's only a dollar." But
spending that extra dollar 300 days in the year
aniounts to forty billion dollars for the coun-
try-forty billion squandered-because there
is not that much extra value available on meat
blocks, garment racks or housing markets.
The extra dollars spent buy inflation!
To prevent this wanton dissipation of our
surplus buying power we must channel its
flow into reservoirs of credit, to conserve and
augment its present value for future distri-
bution when postwar industry can' produce
ample consumer supplies.
This is a private fight. It is personal to
each one of us. It is a battle, the progress
and outcome of which affect every American
pocketbook today and the strength of our in-
dividual and national economic structure in
the tomorrows that will come. It is a conflict
however, in which each one of us may arm
himself with a ready and potent weapon et-
fectively to destroy our common enemy-in-
flation. That weapon is War Bonds.
Each one of us, therefore, is urged to take
an active part in fighting inflation. We can-
not hope to win a complete victory over it
unless we wage war against it every day In
every week throughout the years by invest-
ing every available surplus dollar in War
An evangelist recently announced there are
726 sins. He is being besieged with requests
.for ,the list-mostly fr'.:. people vho thiik
they must be missing soniething!-Marysville
Our biggest fault is the fault we have of
trying to conceal our faults.
^=a-* -- ~-1
A dead atheist is defined as a person all
dressed up and no place to go.
POST-WAR FLYING IN YOUR HOME TOWN
B C. CAMPBELL Member, Aviation Writers
SAssociation, Washington, D. .
Post-War Flying Previewed will depend directly upon each of
More than five million people, in- our 16,752 communities, aviation au-
cluding folks from practically every thorities point out.
town and community in the country, Just as the automobile could not
have become "inoculated" with the become generally useful to every
idea of flying. American who wanted to own or
SThese in turn will drive one until good roads were
probably influence built, so personal flying will be
thousands of others 'grounded until suitable landing fa-
S within a few years. cilities are available everywhere.
"There is little Planes in the air can land in safety
time to lose. Amer- only on level, prepared surfaces.
Scan communities Planes on the ground need smooth
must get ready and runways and space to "take-off."
plan now for this ,However, these facilities need not
coming nation-wide be extensive or costly, many commu-
interest in personal nities are now finding out. With
flying." the advice of both Federal and State
Wm. A. Burden Thus warns Wil- aviation groups, as well as non-
liam A. M. Burden, Assistant Sec- governmerft aviation organizations
retary of Commerce for Air. To in- such as the Personal Aircraft Coun-
dicate that the five million estimate cil of the Aircraft Industries Asso-
of flying enthusiasts may be con- ciation of America, Inc., Washing-
servative,' Mr. Burden offers the ton, D. C., plans are under way in
following figures:- many sections of the country for the
More than 300,000 pilots in uniform construction of inexpensive airparks,
and 150,000 others in civilian life flight-stops and air harbors. These
will want to continue to fly. Then are fitted to the size and needs of the
there are two and a half million men* individual community and usually
trained by the armed forces in oth- can be expanded later if conditions
sr aviation skills: two million more warrant.
-men and women-who are work-
ing in the aviation industry; 250,000
youngsters who are taking aerial
courses in high schools each year.
While there are only approxi-
mately, 25,000 civilian aircraft in the
United States today, he predicts that
there will be 400,000 civil airplanes
in this country within ten years after
the end of the war.
The national significance of this
cannot be overlooked, but the real
success of personal flying in the ac-
tive peacetime world of tomorrow
Some time back when we were
moaning about the shortage In
shorts and, wondering where we
might find, same or else we were
going out and get some flour sacks
and convert' 'em. Mrs. Dan Brooks
called up to tell us something
about shorts, but for the life of us
we don't remember whether slhe
offered to give us the flour sacks,
hold out some from somebody's
laundry, tell us where we could
buy. some, or loan us some of hers..
. And now it is pajamas! We
scouted. the, I .-.'. ,1 from ened to eno
-even going diowih the .alleys ..ana
looking in garbage cans-but nary
a pajama is there in town. outside
of a few pair of flannel one's, and
this weather is too doggone hot
for those kind. Probably a lot ot
other people are in the same pa-
jamaless condition we are. Oh.
well. this is grand weather in
which to sleep raw.
Lnst week we wrote our candid
opinion about the -transparent ap-
pearance of summer wearing ap-
parel of the ,female persuasion,
dild now we're spending g most of
)ur time in the dtog house. For a
short time after the paper came
out last Friday we ventured to ap-
pear on the streets, but when
aome of our very sweetest and
most popular young ladies poked
out their tongues and turned up
heir noses as if they were passini
a pogie plant, we felt it would be
sa-fer ,if we retired to the back
yard with Fido.
In reference to our article a
couple of weeks ago on how to
vash clothes without soap by
making them and then heating 'em
vith a 'wgoden pad -le, Mrs. Wes-
ey Ramsey ,says it might work in
theirr parts, but with this St. Joe
vater the:-'d turn yellow, and r-
ides she coudln't send her hus-
hand to work with the seat beat
out of his pants.
POLIO IS UNDER
CONTROL IN STATE
There is no evidence 'of a penai-
ng polio peideemic in Florida. ac-
ordiing to the state board of
*.The purity and uniformity of the
drugs and cliemitals we use in chin-
pounding your physician's prescription
are ensured by the vigilant chemists of
Control Laboratories. Even during the
manufacture of a simple product a score
or more of exacting tests for purity are
made. Thus, we compound prescriptions
with full confidence in the reliability of
the ingredients yourphysicianpr -scribes.
We use Merck Prescription Che,,icals
Phone 5 Port St. Joe
We Fill Any Doctor's Prescription
W HEN Functional Nervous
Disturbances such as Sleepe
lessness, Crankiness, Excitabilityt
Restlessness or Nervous Headach4
interfere with your work or spo4
your good times, take
Dr. Miles Nervine
.(Liquid or Effervescent Tablets)'
Nervous Tension can make you
Wakeful, Jittery, Irritable. Ner-
vous Tension can cause Nervoua
Headache and Nervous Indiges-
tion. In times like these, we are
more likely than usual- to become
overwrought and nervous an d ti
What seems to be more to the health. wish'for a good sedative. Dr,
point, many town officials expect Dr. E. F. Hoffman, bureau of Miles Nervine is a good sedativ!
that their proposed landing facilities epidemiology dii'ector. said that -mild but effective.
will become income producers and although a 50 per cent increase in If you do not use Dr. Mile
perhaps pay off the costs of con- polio has b reported nationally Nervine you can't know what it
struction and operation in time. polio has ee. reported nationally, will do for you." It comes in
They feel that the development of Florida so far has been fortunate Liquid and Effervescent Tablet
community personal flying may in holding her own against the form, both equally soothing to
prove to be good business in more disease. tense arid over-wrought nerves,
ways than one. ----- -_ WHY DON'T YOU TRY IT,?)
This is the first of a series of articles Jacksonville's city council has *Get it at yoabletur s drug to
eommunt' life.The next article, ruled thatcann Liquid 25 and $00. Read
"Freedom of Personal Flight," will employ Japs or Germana after tl tlons and =a only a directed,
appear In an early Issue.
THE SITAR, PORT-ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JUL.,Y 27i 1944
MISS RUTH JONES AND
FRANK LAGRANGE WED
Simple but impressive in every
detail was the marriage of Miiss
Ruth Jones to Frank LaGrange,
PhM V//c, both of this city, which
was solemnized Tuesday afternoon
at 4 o'clock at the First Baptist
Church with Rev. R. F. Ha:lford
officiating at the double ring cere-
-monr-, Only relatives and Inclose
ing 26 months overseas.
Following the ceremony, an in-
formal reception was held at tne
home of the ,bride's parents.
Returns Home After Visit
Mrs. G. F. Kelley returned home
last Friday from Trenton, Fla.,
where she visited her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. F. Jones, and brother,
H. F. Jones.
friend's of the young couple were Mrs. Everette McFarland re-'
present. turned home last Friday from
Tall vases-of gladioli banked by
all vases of gladioli banked by Blountstown, where she was called
tall ferns and palms formed the by the sudden death of her father,
altar arrangement. J. B. Kelley.
A lovely musical program was
arranged by Miss Fay Morris anu Mrs. Lillie Yancey of Marianna
Mrs. Bart Knight. Prenuptial mu- was the w.eek-end guest of her sis-
sic included "Bridal, Chorus" and ter and brother-in-law, Mr.. and
"As Shadows Cast By Cloud and Mrs. H. A. Drake.
Sun." Miss Morris was at the or- Mis. Jonnie Mae Hill returned
gan, and the solos, "I Love You home Tuesday from Greencove
Truly" and "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Springs, where she visited her sis
Life," were rendered ;by Mrs. Bart ter, Mrs. Foster Talley.
Knight. The processional from Mr. and Mrs. George Suber had
Wagner's "Wedding March" and I as their guests last Friday Mrs.
recessional from Mendelssohn's "Roy Suber and sons of Wewa-
"Wedding M;arch" were used. hitchka.
Attending the bride as maid or Miss Carolyn Daughtry is visit-
honor was Miss Lenore Johnson, ing in Panama City this week with
who wore an ensemble of blue Miss Mona Childs.
with white accessories. Her cor- 'Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mira ana
sage was a single white orchid. i daughter returned Tuesday from
The groom had as his best man Jacksonville' where Dolores han
Pfc. Foy Scheffer. received treatment from a speciar-
The bride, who was given iu isl in that city.
marriage by her father, Harry Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Connell ot
Jones, was lovely in a white en- Wewahitchla andsPvt. Buford Con-
semble with which she wore whi;e nell. who is being transferred, to
accessories and carried a harn a camp in Utah, were guests, Sun-
bouquet of white roses, day of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Coo-per.
iMrs. LaGrange is a graduate 01 Ashley Costin has as his guests
the Port St. Joe high school anu this week Charles Carr and Pete
a Dotihan. Ala., business college. Steelman of Ocean Springs, Miss.
Pharmacist's- Mate LaGrange is a Mrs. Nancy Cooper of Ochloct-
graduate of the local hig-h school nee, Ga., was the guest last weeir
and entered the navy in 1942, serv- of her son, George Cooper.
Has Many Guests
Mrs. Pearl Smith had as her
guests this week Mrs. T. F. Mc-
Reynolds and daughter of Florala,
Ala., Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Smitfn
and children of Monroe, Ga., Mrs.
Frank Smith and daughter of Tal-
lahassee, and Joan and Sammy
Smith of Atlanta, Ga.
Returns To )Tallahassee After Visit
Miss Nan Page Hall left Tues-
day for her home in Tallahassee
after a delightful visit here with
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Ferrell. Mrs.
Ferrell accompanied Miss Hall to
the capitol city for a visit.
Home From Visit In Dothan
Mrs. J. E. Rollins returned home
Tuesday from a visit of two weeks
with Mrs. Andrew Dragoin in Do-
,Mr. and Mrs. Frank LeHardy
iave as their guests Mrs. J. W. Mc-
Coy and Mrs. Garlin Spivey or
31ounts,town, mother and sister of
Mr.' and Mrs. 0. M. Morton and
small son of Carrabelle visited this
week with Mr. and Mrs. Patty
Mis's Ruth Moore Connell spent
last Friday in Wewahitchka, tne
guest of her grandmother, Mrs.
iMrs. Vertis Johnson and chil-
re.n, Gloria and Cary Jr., of Dothan,
Ala.,-visited here Thursday of last
week with Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Cos-
'L. Z. Henderson, S I/c. and fam-
ily of Camp Perry, Va., arrived
Tuesday for a visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Harmon Rich.
Mrs. George Lewis of Apalachl-
cola was a visitor here Monday.
DON'T MISS IT!!!
A L,wt .t -ENf D" RE VIV AL
THREE BIG DAYS --- JULY 27-29
FRIDAY and SATURDAY 7:15 a. m. and 8:00 p. m.
SUNDAY 11 a. m., 3:00 p. m, and 8:00 p. m.
PORT ST. JOE BAPTIST CHURCH
R. F. HALLFORD
Sermon Subjects To Be Used
7:15-"Following Christ Afar Off."
8 00-"The Best I Can Do."
7:15-"The Walk of God's Children"
8.:9--"Three Different Responses to the Gospel."
11 :00--"The All-Sufficiency of God's Grace."
3:30-"Where Is a Person Five Seconds After
8:00-"Suppose Tomorrow Does Not Come?"
Sunday School Attendance Goal ..........................300
Baptist Training Union Attendance Goal..........125
GOOD GOSPEL MUSIC- SOUND BIBLE PREACHING
Everyone Cordially Invited to Come
(NURSERY FOR, BABIES AND SMALL CHILDREN)
1 'WEEK-END' REVIVAL
(Continued from Page 1)
people of the city. The musical
program will consist of old-fash-
ioned gospel singing by the con-
gr.egation, special music, and o-
gan, piano and Solovox accom-
The meeting is sufficiently brief
for most people to attend ever,
service, and everyone is cordially
invited to do so.
SCHOOL ANNUALS ARRIVE
Annuals for the high school have
arrived and those who have signed
for them are asked to make ar-
rangements to get them as soon as
possible from Mrs. Della Mize,
class sponsor, phone 186-J.
Jimmy Spell of Bonifay is visit-
ing Egar Hall, Jr., this week.
DON'T WAIT-.. -
until your shoes are entirely
worn out! Have them repaired
now. We give you savings and
satisfaction with quick and
A Martin Theatre
SATURDAY, JULY 28
- ." .' l. -
Miss Hazel Ford of Panama City
is visiting here with her brother
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ford.
Mrs. Elgin Bayless and sons of
Tallahassee are guests this weex
of Mrs. Nona Howard.
JOS. B. SPEAR
Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted
04&$ ** $*.
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: Checked for
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Smoother, saves wear on *
* your tires, makes tires
# wear evenly.
COME IN AND LET US
* CHECK YOUR CAR! .
: SUNNY STATE
Port St. Joe, Fla.
MONDAY and TUESDAY
July 30 and 31 1
LATEST NEWS EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST I
Chapter 9 of Serial
- FEATURE NO. 2 -
SUNDAY, JULY 29
Sport: "SKI SLOPES"
Musical: "LISTEN TO THE
Chapter 10 of Serial
Traveltalk: "WANDERING I
HERE AND THERE"
THURSDAY and FRIDA'
August 2 and 3
D ^AVIS scrc.
DAV1 grear5 css!
-TheEC fl is
- Short Subjects
Cartoon "YANKEE DOODLE
THEATRE OPENS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS AT 1:00 P. M.
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE DAILY AT 2:45 P. M.
I ,I I I I I
FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1945
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PAGE SIX THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1945
(Continued From Page 1
10 inches to serve the Southeast-
ern Pipeline terminal. The com-
pany pointed out that it would be
uneconomical to operate these ves-
sels with partial cargo so that the
draft would be 26 feet, which is
the present limitation here.
The Texas Company anticipates
PEARS FOR SALE at my place at
Overstreet; 75c per bushel at
the grove if you pick them your-
self; $1.50 per bushel delivered.
Send your ord er by the Guilford
Dairy truck. W. G. Hardy, Sr.
FURNITURE Kitchen cabinet,
ice box, studio couch, three-
quarter bed complete; all in good
condition. See A. V. Bateman, Long
Ave. between Seventh and Eighth
BOAT-14 ft. "Olde Towne" fac-
tory-made boat with trailer. In
first class condition. See R. G.
Boyles, Cost-in's Dept. Store. Port
St. Joe. 7-13tf
MOVIE EQUIPQMENT-All types
of 8 and 16 mm. cameras, projec-
tors and films. See Maurice Maige
at Port Theater. 7-6tr
FOR SALE OR RENT
HOUSES NOW AVAILABLE for
rent or purchase. Call B. W.'
Eells, Phone 39 or 100. 5-25,tf
FOR RENT FURNISHED-Three-
bedroom house on Long Avenue,
electric stove, ice 'box and water
/ heater, outside entrance to two
bedrooms. Call Carter's Office in
Costin Building. Or phone, 201;
night phone 105-2. 7-27 8-3
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
VACANT LOT AND COTTAGES
at Beacon Hill. Priced reason-
ably. L. N. Smith, Port St. Joe,
Route 3. 7-13 8-3
HOUSES-One 4- and one 5-room"
house; complete plumbing fix-
tures, running water, lights. In
Oak Grove. Write Drawer GG,
Port St. Joe, Fla. 7-6 27
JOB WANTED-House cleaning,
care of children, and fairly good
cook. Alice Moses or Ethel Clack,
Third Street, House No. 6, Colored
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.
MASONIC TEMPLE F & A M-
Po-t St. Joe Lodge 111. Regular
A meetings 2nd and 4th Fri-
Vt days each month, 8:00 p. n.
SMembers urged to attend;
visiting brothers welcome. J. L.
Temple, W. M.; G. C. Atkins, Sec.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
The City Commission of the City
of Port St. Joe, Florida, by reso-
lution No. 134 has ordered a Spe-
cial Election to be held on the
31st day of July 1945, in said City
at 'the place where elections arb
usually held in said City, namely
at the City Hall in said City, for
the purpose of determining the fol-
lowing question: "Shall the Char-
ter of the City of Port St. Joe be
amended increasing the number
of Commissioners to five, changing
the term of office 'to two years and
electing all Commissioners each
two years beginning with the elec-
tion on the third Tuesday of Feb-
ruary, 1946?" as provided for by
House Bill No. 967. Laws of Flor-
ida, 1945, which became a law
without the Governor's approval,
and was filed in, office of Secre-
tary of State, June 11. 1945. The
polling place for said election will
be open on the d'ay of election
from 7:00 (seven o'clock) A. 1i.
until 7:00 (seven o'clock) P. M.
Eastern Standard Time, and is
designated and located as the City
Hall of the City of Port St. Joe,
Florida. All qualified electors re-.
siding in said City will lie allowed
7-6 City Commission of the
27 City o(f Port St. Joe,'Fla.
using tankers 523 feet long with a
draft of 30 feet 11 inches in its
postwar commerce. The Gulf Oil
Corporation will use, the same type
vessels and anticipates putting
into Port St. Joe approximately
450,000 tons of bulk petroleum an-
nually after the war ends, to be
handled by the Southeastern Pipe-
TO BE SHORTENED
Florida hunters will find the
season shortened in 1945-46. Open
season dates announced by the
state game and fresh water fish
commission will provide fewer
hunting days in which hunters can
bag their game.
Brief of the St. Joe Paper Corn- The new season on wild turkeys
pany points ,out that at times in will be 46 days shorter 'and then,
the past the width and depth of the will be a 15-day short season on
present channel have proven inad- South Florida quail ana, squnrreL.
equate, and' that it expects to rThe commission, however, has
double the capacity of the present removed last season's bag limit of
mill. which will mean that fuel oil 200 for quail, marsh hen and squir-
requirements, which will be car- rel, but hunters still will be re-
ried by tanker, will be approxi-
mately 130.000 tons per year, and N O T I C E
that approximately 36,000 tons ot Notice is hereby given that the
salteake will be used. It alsoex- Board of County Commissioners ot
saltcake will be used. It also exGulf County, Florida, will receive
pects that about 25,000 tons of the sealed bids until 10:00 A. M. July.
output of the proposed box factory 30th, 1945, C.W.T., at the office of
will be shipped by water; that the Clerk of the Circuit Court, We-
tons of i wahitchka, Florida, to furnish and
150,000 tons of linerboard, will be install te foowing equipment
shipped annually by water, ana complete or its equivalent thereof:
that installation of a cresoting 1 Only No. 7 L 76 Kewannee
plant will result in receiving by Steel Steam Boiler, Oil Fired.
1 Only No. 6420 Jennings Con-
and re-shipping by water of ap- densation Pump and Receiver,
proximately 40.000 tons of lumber Capacity 4,000 Square Feet
annually, which will require 28,000 against 20-lb. Discharge Steam
tons of cresote yearly, to be re- 1 Only No. CR-4CL Crane Con-
ceived by tankers. Total inbound servoil Oil Burner with Stan-
tonnage anticipated by the paper dard Controls and low water' cut-
company annually is 684.000, nu o reactor to remove old ler
outbound tonnage 195.000. and install new steam boiler corn-
Republic Oil Refining Compan: plete with Oil Burner and Conden-
sation Pump. Boiler to be covered
stated that it expects to move pe- with 1-inch thickness Asbestos
troleiim products from its refiner) Cement. Pipe and fittings in base'
at Texas City, Texas, to Port St. ment to be covered with 3-ply Air
Joe in 500 foot tankers with drafts Cell Cov ering.ll be required
of from 29 to 32 feet, ald antci- visit the Court House in Werwa-
pates annual shipments of 1.500,- hitchka. Florida, before submitting
000 barrels through this port, propos-als on complete installation
The Board reserves the, right to
Results of the hearing will be reject any and all bids.
awaited eagerly, as it will mean (t This the 2nd day of July, 1945.
great deal to the future develop- Boal'dGof County Commissioners
ment and expansion of Port St. Gy W o C aNNELL,
Joe and Gulf county. 7-6 27 Chairman.
Due to our inability to obtain keys we had a
number of vacant
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
which could not be used. Recently some keys
were obtained, and we have a number of SAFE
DEPOSIT BOXES available now. These are
the more popular sizes and rent for $3 and $4.
per year. plus tax; also avaialble are the larger
sizes renting for $6. $8 and $10 per year plus tax.
We should have enough to take care of the de-
mand, but to avoid possible disappointment, we
would suggest, to those needing boxes, that
they obtain one as soon as possible.
Florida Bank at Port St. Joe
I PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
Change of Office Hours
As of July 1st
We will remain open all day Wednesday and
close Saturday at 1 p. m.
Monday through Fridays 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Saturday 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.
DR. G. T. NEWBERRY
428 Harrison Ave. Phone 21 Panama City, Fla.
2ni]]inII]Iinn iH i iii`iii ii ]]iiiiiiii i iiiii iiiii iiiii iiiiiiii^IM^ f '/ lll~ ,
stricted) to daily bag limits of 12 Will Rogers, when asked to ei-
quail, 20 marsh hens, and 15 dorse a piano, said "It is the ;finest
squirrels. piano I ever leaned against."
. . . . .. .
Martin's Beach Club
On the Gulf Between
Port St. Joe and
DANCING Every Night
8 P. M. TO 12 MIDNIGHT
COVER CHARGE ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND
SUNDAY NIGHTS 50c PER PERSON
A FRIED CHICKEN DINNERS *
SUNDAY FROM 1:00 P. M. TO 7:00 P. M.
se GOOD CALVES
One bag of Calf Startena replaces
40 gallons of milk, and grows big, SuRm
vigorous, thrifty calves. Saves time, 2 I AIN
.) labor, and money.S jT
Start'em with STARTENA
S PURINA COW CHOW
Feed a proven dairy feed built to help ,
keep cows in condition for capacity
production and long milking life.
EEP 'EM WORKING
A Heavy, crimped oats balanced out
with conditioning feeds like lin-
seed oil meal, soybean oil meal
S' and molasses. A real feed!
Depend on Purina Omolene
In free-choice feeding tests by
Purina Research, dogs preferred PURINA
Dog Chow over other dry foods D
< tested. Economical! Easy to feed. CHOW
Feed Purina DOG CHOW
Feet LAY CHOW
It pays to balance your grain
with Purina Lay Chow. Quality PURIA
ingredients supply what your own LAYCHOW
scratch grains leck. See us. r -N"
Iees For FULL EGG BASKETS' I
For Full-Flavor Chicken, Feed
For money-making broilers, depend on BROILER
% Broiler Chow. High livability, quick CHOW
growth, cheap gains, delicious flavor.
r St. Joe Hardware Co.
PORT ST. JOE FLORIDA Punaa
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1945
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