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VOLUME X PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947 NUMBER 15
To Make Laws
Bar Association Unit Chairman
Makes Suggestion In Law
Provisions for a one-house legis-
lature and for abolishment of all.
courts except the circuit and su-
p)reme benches were suggested in
a Florida Law Journal article for
inclusion in any new state consti-
tution. The article, which should be
of interest to residents of Port St.
Joe, since the state's, .first basic
laws were drawn up here in 1838
at a constitutional convention, was
'written by Dan H. Red'fearn of Mi-
ami, chairman of.the State Bar As-
sociation's special committee on
He -proposed retaining the pres-
ent .prohibitions against levying
of income and inheritance taxes by
the state and, commented that the
exemption of homesteads tip to'
$5,000 from taxation "will doubt-
less. be retained in any new consti-
tutions which are adopted by the
people of Florida.'"
There has been much talk in re-
cent years of rewriting the Florida
constitution, which went into ef-
fect 60 years ago, but the machin-
ery for -carrying out the revision
nIver 'has been set in motion.-
Redfearn said the present body
of basic law "has been amended
82 times', Ad it still 1i unsuited to
the present and f'utiii needs of
Florida in many particulars."
The Miami attorney, suggesting
the unicameral legislature, said ne
had asked opinions of residents
and officials of Nebraska, which is
the only state that has only one
branch in its legislature.
(Continued on page 5)
In New Location
Durel Brigman, manager of the
local Chavers-Fowlhand furniture
store,'is strutting around this week
like a banty rooster that is undis-
puted king of the barnyard. And
the reason is that his store n;pw oc-
cupies the new commodious "Bo"
Brown building recently completetf
at the corner of Fourth Street and
The new quarters give Durel (we
believe) more than twice the space
he had in his' former location in
the Nedley building adjoining Mil-
ler's Drug Store.
To Make Home Here
hMr. and Mrs. E. R. Nix have
moved here from Bainbridge, Ga.,
to make their home, and are living
at Beacon Hill. This likeable couple
ate the parents of our popular
school teacher, Miss Katherine Nix,
wwho has been a member of the fac-
ulty of the local schools for sev-
eral years past.
Enjoy Fishing At Blountstown
Mr. and. Mrs. D. C. Miller and
Bill Whaley spent last week in
Blountstown, the guests of Mr. ann
Mrs. Oris Miller. While there they
enjoyed a fishing trip.
Leaves For West Virginia
First Eagle Scout .Badge
Awarded In Port St. Joe
The drean of every trust Boy
Scout was realized Friday night by 1
Gale "Bodie"' Traxler when, at an
impressive candlelight ceiemony
'eld at the St. James parish house,
lie was awarded the Eagle- Scout
badge, representing the accunmula..
tion of twenty-one hard-earned
The badge was pinned on Gale
by his mother, who also was the
recipient of a miniature badge, int
the: presence o.f members of the
Boy Scout troop, members of the
local scout council, several district
officials from Panama City, and a
number of admiring friends.
Following the presentation, Del
Wood of Panama City, former lieu-
tenant-commander in the navy and
himself an Eagle Scout, gave a
brief but interesting talk on what
the Eagle Scout badge represents.
Scoutmaster J. T. Simpson, then
read Ga:le's record of achievement
while a member of the local Scout
The meeting, which was inl
charge of M. P. Tomlinson, was dis-
missed with the Scout prayer,
---------r-~--*----* .: '
Two Fishermen Spend
Hours In Wimico Water
Dr. M. Spencer Fields and R. H.c
Carswell of Panaama City Nweir
picked up Tuesday morning by the
crew of a government engineer's
boat after p-iileig Llr-^e hlouicsi.in-
the waters of Lake Wimico and
passing a shivering night on thee
desolate lake shore with the tem-
perature at 44.
The two men had' started out on
a hunting and fishing trip, and
about 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon
their light plywood boat hit a high
wave on Wimico and overturned.
They were unable to right the boat
in the deep water and after paddl-
ing around in the cold water for
about three hours finally managed
to get to shore.
They 'iuddiled together in the
bushes along the shore all night,
and about 10 o-'clock Monday morn-
ing they saw the government boat
approaching and rowed their boat
out into the lake and were picked
up by the crew.
Mrs. Fields -became alarmnie! late
Sut iday ii;ght when her inu-sbai.d
failed to return, and notified the
state highway patrol. A searching
party was organized but failed to
find, the men Sunday night, but ar-
rived at the spot where 'the two
men had spent the night about tVie
time.the rescue was made by the
St. Joe Motor Company
Is Expanding Premises
Otto Anderson, over there at
the St. Joe Motor Company, is an-
ticipating increased business in the
Ford line in future and' in order to
take. care of it is building an addi-
tion to his present capacious estab-
He has under construction a 40
,by 90-foot concrete block building
at the rear of his present building,
adjoining the Creech Laundry. It
will house the repair department
when completed,, and the old buil,'-
W. A. Childs left Wednesday for ing will be used as a display room
MiA former home in Huntingdon, and parts storage department.
W. Va. -
Spend Week-end In Georgia Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Clark of
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pertell spent, Greens~boro were recent guests- of
aast week-end in Albany, Ga. Mr. aird Mrs. W. B. FerreIll.
Plane Crashes As Pilot,
Lost In Fog, Bails Out
Lieut. Glen A. Kundert of Dodge-
ville, Wis., a pilot at Tyndall Fiele,
bailed out of his AT-6 about 8:30
Tuesday night when he, became lost
in the overcast near Wewahitchka
ind the plane crashed beside the
highway near the Willis Landing
Kundert, who batled out at 2000
feet, landed' west of the highway in
an open area in the woods and
his calls for help attracted some
First Tilt In City
Cage League Set
Two Games Scheduled, St. Joe Pa-
per Co. vs. McCoy Stores and
Merchants vs. Apalachicola ^
Final plans have been made att
the City Basketball League, which
is being sponsored by the Port St.
Joe Junior Chamber of Commerce,
will begin play next Wednesday
ton, county service officer. coon hunters in the vicinity who night, January 15. The opening tilt
"Recent information," gala Lin- directed him to the highway, will start promptly at 7:30 p. m.,
ton yesterday, "indicates that vet- Chas. Whitfield' of Wewahitchka and will find the St. Joe Paper
erans may qualify in any one of heard the plane crash and drove to Company team opposing McCoy
four methods: As owner of their :le scene, picking up Kundert ann Stores. The second game will begin
own farm and equipment, as a taking him to a nearby telephone at 8:30, in which the St. Joe Mer-
renter, as a sharecropper, or if em- :o report to Tyndall Field. chants' team will be pitted against
played for wages. The veteran W'hitfield stated that when he ar- the American Legion team- from
must show, however, that he has cived at the crash scene the ground Apalachicola.
suitable facilities for making a was literally crawling with earth- Local fans should see some in-
living." worms, brought to the top of the teresting games, as it is believed
Any veterans who have. not pre- 'ground by the vibration of the the' four teams are about evenly
viously been contacted or who have crashing plane. matched. The McCoy outfit and the
not submitted their :forms as oD- State Patrolman Olin Davis of Apalachicolans, have played sev-
tained from the county service of- this city was called to the scene of eral games, and reports are that
ficer, and are interested in getting the crash and found parts of the both will be hard to handle.
darted on this program, Immedl- plane scattered on both sides of If St. Joe Paper,Copmpany's Leon-
ately, should either see Mr. Linton the highway but nothing to present ard Belin and Peck Boyer can re-
at his office or be present at the a traffic hazaTd. gain some of their old form, the
farm committee meeting to.be held Paparmakers will give a gooit ac-
at the court house., in Wewahitchka Highland View Is count of themselves, for these two
tonight at 6:30 o'clock. an S boys" are two of the best per-
Committee for this porgram ,s Officially On Map former to come out of West Flor-
composed, of C. L. Morgan, chair- ---The Merchats' team will be
man; J. A. Whitfield, T. A, Owens. With the opening of the new buit around Frank Hannon and bO
C. R. Laird, W. T. VanArsdall; E. year, Highland Vie*w had its name builiams, ho will und Frank supported b
E. Eldridge and W. H. Linton. placed on Uncle Sam's official map Williams, who will e supported by
Linton states that a tei'ther ha: when it was considered", ift sul't. several former high school stars.
been obtained and will arrive ia cient size to rate a poIstoffice 'of int hard fighting team that wilt
the county on January 15 to initi- its own. give the spectators plenty of ac-
ate this program. The new P. 0. is located in the i thei o Incidentally,
tion for their money. Incidentally,
--- -- --- H. Weeks store building ad the "money" is 10c for children and
Opp Moore Will Head .M1rs. Weeks is the postmaster. She 25c for adults.
reports that several thousand let- The second games are scheduled
Kiwanis Club In 1947 ters wore received from all parts or next Friday night, Paper oheduled
of Vite nation from collectors who pany vs. Merchants, and McCoy
Ophrah Moore, Danley Furniture specialize in "first day" cancella- Stores vs. Apalachicola Legion.
Company manager, was officially tions from newly-opened postof- --_____-
installed as president of the Port fices.
St. Joe Kiwanis Club at its first The postoffice is small but neat Dimes Battle Polio
meeting of the new year, Tom and compact, and sports. 88 brand- Under Three Names
Owens, president for the past year, new lock boxes, the majority of
'reluctantly" stepped down and which were taken before the office ---- "-
handed over the gavel and gong to officially opened. Explanation orf the "three named
"Opp," after a brief address to the So remember, folks, 'when you for the same disease" was made
membership. Tom highly praised have a letter for someone in High- yesterday by Joe Mira, Gulf county
the members for their support and land View it will require a three- campaign chairman of the 1947
co-operation duiing his adminis tra- entstamp instead of one, which March of Dimes.
ton, and likewise pledged his sup- was all that was required when "Infantile paralysis, poliomyell-
port to the new president, mail for that community was tis, polio," Mira said, "are all one
Norris M.cCol'lum, manager of the handled through the Port St. Joe and the same thing-and the Na-
Port Theater, became the new sec- office. tlonki Foundation for Infantile Par--
retary of the club, succeeding A. alysis, financed by the March of
Dimes, is pledged to fight It to a
P. Wakefield, who hadi been carry- Kingry and Gilbert Going finish under any name.
ing thel double burden of secretary
and treasurer for a greater part of Into Construction Work "And incidentally," he added, "the
the past year'. Norris has sdiown ,by __ collection boxes have already been
his; interest and club spirit that he W. P. Gilbert and R. R. Kingry, placed at various points and every
wl be one is urged to drop their small
will he quite capable of handling who recently opened a wood and change into them.*
the secretary's post. "Wake" was metal-working business in High- _____ _____
officially installed as club treas- land View. are branching out into
urer, and heaved' a sigh of relief the building trade. Spends Holidays With Parents
that a considerable part of his They have just completed two Miss Lucina McCoy, who is at-
work -has now been lifted. He was neat five-room dwellings on Me- tending the Nazerene College at,
highly praised for his efficient la- Clellan Avenue, which will be open Nashville, Tenn., spent the holidays
Continued on page 8) ;'or inspection and sale next Mon- here with her mother, Mrs. Gladys
---- ----- la.y, and have under way a .concrete McCoy. On returning "to school she
CUB SCOUTS TO PRESENT block business building at the cor- was accompanied by her mother,
DISPLAY FOR PARENTS ner of Fourth Street and Williams who will visit in Georgia before re-
The Cub Scout theme for Janu- Avenue, opposite Dr. A. L. War-gs turning home.
ary is "Communications," and the nw buiklin, which will be occu- --- -----
Cubs are actively engaged in pre- pied by Jean's Beauty Shop, which Attend Lewis-Johnson Wedding
paring apparatus to demonstrate is operated by Mrs. Kingry. Bennie Burke and Miss Mary
b-fore their parents at thec next --- Revell attended the wedding of Dr.
pack meeting, which will 'be held Visiting Here W. A. Lewis and Miss Lenora John-
Thursday night. January 30. Mrs. Datie Lupo of Empire, Ga., son solemnized last week in Bain-
Many of the new Cub Scouts are arrived in town Tuesday for a visit bridge, Ga.
proudly displaying new uniforms. with Mrs. W. J. Daughtry and' other --------
Fa.thr-. friends. eReturns To School
Father Dies ---- I Miss Carolyn Baggett returned
Mr. and Mrs. Y. L. Wages were Visit In Altha i Monday to Stetson University, De-
called to Fitzgerald, Ga., last Frt- Mrs. L. C. Wise and family spent Land, after spending the ChristmaA
day due to the death of the latter'&s Sunday in Altha, guests of Mrs. and New Year holidays h'e're with
father, Wise's brother, Anis Childs. home folks,
Veteran F arming
Program In County
To Become Reality
Ex-G. I.'s Interested May Contact
Bill Linton or Attend Com-
mittee Meeting Tonight
Veterans of Gulf county inter-
ested in *farming or bee-keeping
may now receive traluinig, and sub-
sistence allowance as provided by
the GI bill, according to Bill Lin-
- L IVLH
ETHO MINUTES OF CI
Loyd W. Tubb, Pastor
9:45 a. m.-Church school. Minutes of regular meeting
11:00 a. m.-Morning worship. of the City Commission of
6:30 'p. m.-Youth Fellowship. ,City of Port St. Joe held
7:30 p. m.-Evening worship. in City Hall on 7th day of
Choir practice every Wednesday January, 1947, at 8:00 p. m.
at 7:30 p. m. Meeting of the commission was
(Bayview Worship each Sunday held at this time with Commis-
morning at 10:00 o'clock. Church sioners Chestnut, Conklin, Minus
school following worship service. and S-harit present, together with
We extend a cordial invitation Clerk Tomlinson and. Attorney
to all to attend these services. Lewis. Commissioner Sharit acted
as chairman due to the absence of
DR. C. L. REICHERTER Minutes of previous meeting were
O O. ... read and approved.
OPTOMETRIST TThe clerk presented- verbal ap-
plication from Eugene R. Williams
EYES EXAMINED GLASSES FITTED f fd o $ on occupational
for refund of $50.00 on occupational
license recently purchased under
disabled veterans exemption laws.
Ritz Theatre Building Hours: 8 to 5 The clerk was instructed to get ar-
First Floor Phone 560 fidavit from this part to the effect
PANAMA CITY, FLA. no exemption has been allowed
elsewhere for this period.
The clerk and building inspector
were instructed, to inspect all thea-
Commissioner Conklin inquireO
as to whether or not election of
mayor and other officers is in o-
der for the coming year at this
time. The attorney ruled in his
opinion the present mayor is elect-
ed to serve for two years from
date of election unless' removed by
the commission, and other officer
and employees are employed to
serve at pleasure of the commis-
Commissioner Sharit inquired as
to whether or not the city:has au-
thority to regfilate charges made
by operators of taxicabs. The at-
torney advised this power is noL
granted by present charter.
Commissioner Minus reported
Mrs. Mary Coleman has .been en-
gagedl as hospital superintendent
at a' salary of $250.00 per montni
for first three months; $275.00 for
next three months and $300.00 per
month thereafter, and moved con-
firmation of this action by the com-
mi.ssion which .mtion was du llllyv
ters within the city for emergency unanimously adopted.
exits and report to the commission. Commissioner Chestnut reported
|- F. E. Trammell, GOH officer, ap- the "No-U-Turn" ordinance is nui
peared relative to having residents being enforced. Commissioner Shar-
provide sanitary garbage contain- it stated he would have proper
ers and other proposals. He and signs made for placing at intersec-
Sthe chief of police were instructed tions on Reid Avenue.
to check present ordinances and There being no further business
o enforce same. j the commission adjourned.
CATHOLIC SERVICES RESOLUTION OF SYMPATHY
t Mass is held at St. Joseph's By Port St. Joe Lodge 111, F.A.M.
Whereas, the Grand Architect of
/ Chapel the first Sunday of each lie Universe in His infinite wis-
'month at 8 a. m. Second, third and d'om, has so seen fit on the 12th
fourth Sundays at 10 a. m. day of December 1946, to enter our
There S OnOrt ranks and' call from our midst
Brother C. G. Rish, who ihas been
In God's Word New Jersey has 14 state parks a brother amopg us and a member
Sof Port St. Joe Lodge No. 111, F.
Always a guide to the living, and eight state forests. & A. M., since May 32, 1942; and,
Whereas, the Masons collectively
Sthe Bible can be of especial and individually has lost an es-
-comfort and help in times of ST. JOE SIGN SHOP teemed and faithful brother;
B'- it re':olved, that we extend
bereavement "If It's Made of Wood, We'll to the bereaved family our sincere
Wen the' need arises, Make it" and heartfelt sympathy, as their
loss is ours too.
let us serve. WINDOWS, DOORS, SASH, Brother Risth will be greatly
SCREENS, BOATS, KITCHEN missed by our lodge and his friends
CABINETS, OR ANYTHING in the community. We revere his
memory and. commit all sorrowing
Cro-mforter Funeral Home MADE OF WOOD OR hearts' unto the guidance of the
PLYWOOD 1-10* Allknowing One, asking that He
218 SEVENTH STREET may send the comfort into our
PHONE 326 Day or Night Ask Us for Bids and Free Estimates lives to uphold us in our bereave-
PHONE 326 Day or Night Your Business Solicited ment.
24-Hour Ambulance Service Phone 94 Third Street Resolved, that a copy of these
Phone 94 Thrd resolutions be spread on our mmn-
utes, one sent to the bereaved fam-
.., ..,.............. ... .,,. ,, .. ily, and one sent to The Star.
G. C. ADKINS.
Omo0. L. PEOPLES.'
Madam Brooks ; M1;-
J. L. TEMPLE.
PALMIST AND BUSINESS ADVISOR Port St. Joe, Fla., January 2, 1947.
TELLS PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE CARD OF THANKS
If you are sincere in your search for help, this We desire to express our thanks
message is-for you. This gifted reader gives help to those who extended assistance
on all affairs of life, love, marriage, courtship, and sympathy during the illness
business Ventures, luck. If you are unhappy in Ind death of our baby. We desire
your home, separated from a loved one, undecided 4to thank especially those who re-
as to how tb help yourself, then see MADAM membered with floral tributes.
BROOKS. Satisfaction guaranteed. Mr. and Mrs. John Ford.
Readings Daily and Sunday for both white and colored. Hours _
from 10 a. m. to 8 p. m. Located just three miles out on Tyndall Recent Visitors
Field Highway. Look for sign at Pitts Place. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hall had as
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA their guests recently Sgt. Harold
Summer of North Carolina and
.. .. ... S/'Sgt. andi Mrs. H. D. Smith of
Pleasant Service ..
That is what you get at Walter's place. .... So
drop in here when you want good food and drink
deliciously prepared and satisfyingly served. .
Bring the whole family!
ALL KINDS OF DRINKS
Walter's Bar & Grill
(212 Miles from Port St. Joe on Beacon Hill Highway)
W. I. GARDNER, Owner
Indians Used Cipher
Before the cipher or zero was
used by sixth and seventh century
Europeans, it was used in the cal-
culations of the ancient Maya In-
. I HAVE MOVED
I would like to call the atten-
tion of my customers to the
fact that my place of busi-
ness has been moved to the
Brooks Sporting Goods store
on Monument Avenue, and
my new phone number is 88.
G. W. BROADNAX
Always At Your Service For
Rai$e GOOD CALVES
40 gallonsof milk, and grows big, uSma
vigorous, thrifty calves Saves time,
labor, and money.
Start 'em with STARTENk
LOTS OF EGGS
Eggs are money this fall.
anrd Purina Lay Chow it
built for lots of eggs.
Se LAY CHOW
START CHICKS Riht
For quick growth, high livability,
depend on America's favorite
chick starter. Two pounds per
S -chick is all you need.
Call for PURINA STARTENA
TAherie'LOTSof MILK in ...
PURINA COW CHOW
Feed a proven dairy feed built to help
keep cows in condition for capacity
production and long milking life.
"L.IL L &I& L VVIVV&
THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
Marianna TB Hospital To
Be Dedicated January 24 For Those Who Think
Formal dedication of the recently Run down shoes make you
acquired, Northwest Florida Tuber- look sloppy and unattractive.
culosis Sanatorium at Marianna: Better keep yours in repair
has been set for January 24, ac- and well polished. Let us be
cording to an announcement by W. your footwear valets.
T. Edwards. of Jacksonville, chair-
man of the state tuberculosis board
under whi'ch*the institution is op- THE LEADER SHOE
The new hospital was acquired
from the federal government after
it was inactivated by the Army 04
Air Force. The board acquired 145 STYLE -? ILT
acres of land, the hospital and ad- P IY. ol. "
jacent buildings, full equipment, VENETIAN BLINDS
-sewerage disposal plant, land.scap- .: '' .:;i
ing and other adjacent facilities at Made To Measure of
no cost. The institution was opened :- STEEL WOOD
several months ago. .. ALUMINUM
The hospital serves the 18 North- "
vest Florida counties of Bay, Cal- Our Aluminum Blinds are
ioun, Escamibia, Franklin, Gulf, _4 plastic coated, easy to clean,
ladsden, Holmes, Jackson, Jeffer- 0 will not sag, are noiseless and *
;on, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Oka- rust-pnoof, will not chip, and
.osa, Santa Rosa, Taylor, Walton, I close tightly.
Wakulla and Washington. Patients /
.rom other counties are sent, to E C
Marianna as facilities permit. The
institutionn also accepts veterans /
under contract with the Veterans
The hospital was acquired and AND REMEMBER
opened by the state tuberculosis R
board in accordance with recom- T.o Get Your Order In *
mendations of a nationally recog- Early for Those
Aized surveyor, Dr. Henry R. Chad- DISTINCTIVE
lyick of Boston, who surveyed Flor- STYLE BILT
ida's tuberculosis problem aind STYLE BIL
recommended an additional 1700 AWNINGS -
beds to meet minimum standards, '-AII Prices are f.o.b. Atlanta
200 to be located in the northwest
section o? the state. P T LOVETT 0
P .1 LOVEJT *
Phone .184 P. O. Box 403 0
The musk ox is not an ox, ann PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
-loes not secrete musk.
FR J Y 1, 1
U. S. Tankers Carry
Many Odd Cargoes
The number one task of Amer-
Ica's great of tankers is to trans-
port petroleum products needed to
run-our automobiles, and to heat
our homes. But some tankers carry
different types of liquid cargoes
that are equally essential.
Tankers are employed to haul
a wide variety, of cargoes that
vary in range f1om ordinary water
to highly valuable- whale oil. Most
of these cargoes require special
equipment and precautions in
,For instance, asphalt shipped up
from the Cariblbean is carried in
tankers equipped with large heat-
ing coils that must maintain a con-
stant temperature between two
hundred andi two hundred and sev-
enty degrees to prevent the as-
phalt from solidifying. Tar and
creosote are other cargoes that
must be kept under high 'tempe*-
ature during the voyage.
Molasses is also shipped by tan-
ker, and to facilitate its discharge
is heated a day or two before the
vessel reaches port. Industrial al-
cohol, which is a product of mi
lasses is frequently shipped in-
stead of the stickey substance, but
this can only be transported in
tankers that are particularly well
cleaned. Aqua-ammonia and caustic
soda require tankers that are es-
pecially equipped, to be immune to
the chemical properties- of these
When the hunting season Is on
in the Antarctic, tankers go down
with fuel oil for the whaling fleet
and, return with precious cargoes
obtained' from the whales. Palm
oil, linseed oil and coconut oil are
also transported to this country
Transportation of water by tank-
Kers had. its greatest development
during the war in the Pacific when
local :,pl;eF..,'-er not a;,e,1"pla
for o-Ji :' .ati.i-d fighting forces'
'In eaceTIme, there are still many
*places where cargoes of fresh wa-
ter is highly welcome. In some
outposts in oil producing areas off
the normal trade routes, tankers
with extraordinarily large refrig-
erating space also bring meats anc?
Frank Whealton, Jr., of Tampa
was a .guest recently at the Shirey
Motel, visiting with 'his son, Ste-
. phen Allen Whealton, over the holi-
than just a /
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.
m p~ ll~~-CP~
Published Weekly By
Port St. Joe, Florida
"Tips From Across Our
Counter To Wise
Vol. 1 Friday, January 10, 1947 No. 24
Out first January Clearance takes the spotlight this week,
but we've just got to get in a few words on the side. We've been
asked this question: "Why .do you spend so much money for
advertising when you can do business without it?" Well, it's
just like this, folks': We've got a message for you and it's so
good we can't hold it. We believe you want to know about it
and this is one of the best ways to keep you posted. 'his store
is in Port St. Joe to render a Service deserving of your patron-
age and goodwill. We are willing to pay a price for your pa-
tronage and we believe this is a part of the Service you are due.
How in the heck do you think we could keep from telling you
that Boyles Department Store is Headquarters for the follow-
ing lines of Tried and True National Merchandise: STAR
BRAND SHOES, POLL PARROT SHOES, HEEL LATCH
SHOES, NATURAL BRIDGE SHOES, HARVEY CASUALS,
HENRY ROSENFELD DRESSES. ROTHSHIRE COATS,
/ GAGE HATS, WELLESLEY MODES DRESSES, SURREY
and KENT JUNIOR DRESSES, RAINBOW and PRETEEN
DRESSES for girls, MARGARET O'BRIEN DRESSES and
HATS. AIRESS DRESSES for girls, KORU SWEATERS,
HAYNES LUXURY UNDIES, SEAMPRUF and ARTEMIS
SLIPS and GOWNS'. STARLIGHT BRASSIERES, FINE
FEATHERS HOSIERY, STETSON GLOVES, VAN HEUSEN
SHIRTS and PAJAMAS for men, LEE WORK CLOTHES,
GLOBE made-,to-measure SUITS and WRIGHT HATS foi
men, JIM-DANDY BELTS and SUSPENDERS and WEMB-
LEY TIES. Customers, this is just part of the story, for we're
getting up steam to put plenty more Punch and Power into this
thing to bring to Port St. Joe many more lines of SUPERIOR
merchandise with SUPERIOR SERVICE thrown in. No, .we
can't keep it to ourselves you couldn't either with a
story like this to tell! Now, take a peek at these CLEARANCE
VALUES. COME and SAVE!
Kiwanis meets every Wednesday at 12:30 (Kenney's Mill).
Members absent last week: Pat Bray, J. R. Chestnut, Gus
Creech, Byron Eells, Cubie Laird. Hamp Linton, Doc Norton,
Bvyrd Parker, Tohn Robert Smith, Leonard Sutton, Skipper
Tapper, Gale Traxler, R. G. Boyles (tried 'to make it up at di-
rector's rue.t,,- no meeting!) Fellows, that's terrible,
let's don't do it again this year! Harry, we dared!
Yours for Community Service,
G. GLENN BOYLES.
Men, Only 16 More
Buy 'em at 40 .per cent under re-
placement cost. Get 'em quick!
To Sell.At 20 Per Cent Off
Ladies! Luxurious All
$3 95 Plus
Values to $7.50. Colors, Black
Brown Red, luggage. That ought
to be enough to slide 'em out!
They look like cloth
Ready to hang . attractive
colors. You can wipe 'em off
with a cloth no washing!
Only 33 Left!
Values to $3.95!
You'll see no more printer's ink
on these. .We're tired talking
about 'em. Last chance!
Pay Cash and Pay Less
FOUR STAR VALUES!
Only 9 WINTER COATS Left!
You can buy for HALF PRICE!
Only 11 WINTER SUITS Left!
You can buy 'em for HALF PRICE
ONE RACK GIRLS' DRESSES
(Including several PRETEENS)
Values to $7.95
$2.95 $3.95 $4.95
They're honey's for a song!
NEW SPRING COATS and SUITS
100 Per Cent Wool, 100 Per Cent Beautiful, *
100 Per Cent Styles and Colors
$22.50 to $34.50
Entire Stock Famous
for W,.)men and Misses
Values up .
to $7.95 m
Editor, waste no more ink
Full-fashioned, 3 Thread
SILK to the HOSE
They're first quality, they're
sheer and beautiful .
what more could you ask
for! Same quality has sold
Soft, White Sheet
BLANKETS $1 99
FULL SIZE, 70x99
Makes a swell sheet for cold
weather. You take it or some-
one else will!
Eyelet Batiste and Pique
Values up, to $4.95
o NOW $2.95 YD.
Values up to $3.50
We noticed in the Jacksonville
papopr it's selling for $3.95 per
in a Big Sale.
MEN'S SUITS $25
ALL WOOL 2
Single and Double Breasted
Men, you can't beat this value,
and quantities are limited!!
$7.95 VALUES $5.95'
$9.50 VALUES $6.95
It's terrible to sacrifice these but
we don't need 'em this summer!
Let Us Design Your Next
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Port St. Joe, Florida
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2 RACKS 1946 AND 1947
2 for $12.00
Here's another TWO-FOR OFFER that you liked
so well before. ... Not old stock we don't keep
it .. some are dresses that came in this week .
some are dresses thatformerly sold up to $16.50. Just
another value-packed offer to keep 'em moving. Bring
a friend if you only need one or 'pay $6.95.
(FOR MEN ONLY!)
SHIRTS and DRAWERS
Long sleeves, long legs, built for comfort, not for
beauty. Men who wear them care more for their
bodies than for looks! Please compare price and
quality when you buy!
I 'Dsar rel ,, I I
FRI DAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
THE. STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PA~FTOU TH STR. ORTST. OEGUL CONTY FLRIDAFRIAYJANARY10,194
Published Every Friday at 306 Williams Avenue,
Port St. Joe, Fla., by The Star Publishing Co.
W. S. SMITH, Editor
Entered as second-class matter, December 10, 1937, at the
Postoffice, Port St. Joe, Fla.. under Act of March 3, 1879.
SUBSCRIPTION INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
One Year....... $2.00. Six Months....... $1,00
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TO ADVERTISERS-In case of error or omissions in adver-
tisements, .the publishers do not hold themselves liable for
damages further than amount received for such advertisement.
The spoken r7ord 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
DIMES MARCH ONWARD
Once again it becomes the privilege of every
resident of Gulf county to join actively in one
of the great peace-time battles waged by man
in his ceaseless struggle to make his world a
better place in which to live.
This is the relentless battle against infantile
paralysis-common enemy of all, regardless of
age or accident of birth-spearheaded by the
annual March of Dimes, to be held this year
from January 15 to 30.
IComing as it does, in the wake of the sec-
ond worst epidemic of the disease ever to rav-
age our nation, 'the 1947 March of Dimes de-
serves and will undoubtedly. receive the
fullest support of every Gulf countian who not
only wants to help those unable to help them-
selves. but to insure for himself and his fam-
ily the best available care should the dread
cripplerr strike. This county was lucky in the.
last epidemic, with not a single case reported,
but next" time the scourge may take a heavy
toll of our children.
The National Foundation for Infantile Par-
alysis is the property of the American people,.
who .-uppiti it with their dimes. It has no
other means for obtaining funds. What it gets
it gets through the March of Dimes, and
through the March of Dimes only.
Not only is the national foundation pledged
to do its' utmost when epidemic-or even indi-
vidual cases-breaks out, but its ceaseless re-
search into the causes of the diesase is the
only promise we have that some day that cause
will be discovered and rendered harmless.
In the meanwhile, we can all gather satTs-
faction from the fact thatno one stricken with
the disease, regardless of age, race, creed or
color, need go without adequate care through
lack of funds--and polio is among the most ex-
pensive of human afflictions.
There are three things we know with cer-
Return To School
Returning to college Sunday to
resume their classes after spend-
ing the holiday season here with
their parents. and friend's were Don-
ald 'Wewa' Linton, to the University
of Georgia, Athens, Ga., and Gale
"'Bodie" Traxler, to Gordon Mili-
tary Academy, Barnesville, Ga.
Every ads carries a message-
a message that will save money.
Have Your Prescriptions
John Robert Smith
Phone 5 Port St. Joe
tainty. Polio will strike again-where or
when we do not know. When it does strike,
the coniniunity will be ready-the national
foundation guarantees that. And the national
foundation will be ready because the March
of Dimes will see to that!
(live generously, give proudly, give thank-
fully-to the 1947 March of Dimes!
THIS PORTAL TO PORTAL BUSINESS
We were reading a news article on this por-
tal to portal business that some of the large
unions are bringing up and the thought struck
us: "(Good gush, supposing everybody went in
for that !" (For those of our readers,who may
not know what it's all about, several unions
are demanding that concerns pay workers for
the time they enter the premises until the time
they leave, instead of just for the time they
put in after they punch the time clock and
they're going after it for some six or eight
years back.) \
But. as we said, the thought struck us what
if everybody asked for similar recompense.
We'll say you have a house built on the back
end of a 150-foot lot, and it is 100 feet from
their front gate to your door, making 200 feet
for the round trip. We'll take it for granted
that J. R. Guilford delivers your milk, Gus
Creech brings your laundry, and Clarence
Pridgeon delivers your groceries. Of course
the editor of The Star is out of it, since you
get your Star through the mail.
We'll say it takes two minutes to make the
round trip from the gate to the door. Guilford
brings you a quart of milk daily, therby run-
ning up 730 minutes a year, of 97 hours over
an eight-year period. Creech makes the same
trip once a week, but he stops to collect and
chat a few minutes, say seven minutes alto-
gether (you know how he loves to talk), for
a total of 364 minutes a year, or 49 hours over
an eight-year period. Then Pridgeon brings
the groceries three times a week, aid Ire talks
,about as long as Gus for a-total of 1,092 min-
utes yearly, or 145 hours for eight years.
>Now just supposing they started figuring
up that time, say at a dollar an hour (and they
are just as much entitled to it as anybody else)
you would get demands for $291 from them-
and for services that you believed you had
already paid for. We wouldn't like it either*
Portal to portal pay is okeh as far as we're
concerned, if put into effect, but we can't see
any grounds for collecting it for years past.
Women didn't wear slacks in the days of
Shakespeare, the bard who wrote: "There's-
a divinity that shapes our ends."
A two-car garage is a handy thing to have
nowadays. You can use half of it to store the
car and the other half for the family.
IF YOU NEED
SEE US IN OUR NEW LOCATION
The New 'Bo' Brown Building
328 REID AVENUE
SDrop In and See Our New Store,
You Are Always Welcome
Phone 99 Port St. Joe, Florida
JIMMY SEALY PARTICIPATES
IN AMPHIBIOUS OPERATION
James W. Sealey Jr., S 1/e, USN,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sealey
of White City, participated, in "Op-
eration Duck," the joint army and
navy amphibious trl 4ning exercise
held recently off the coast of
Southern California, while serving
aboard the cruiser USS Atlanta.
Twenty thousand army, navy and
marine personnel, 500 planes and
Now Located at Highland View, Near Chestnut Grocery
WE ARE SELLING ALL POPULAR BRANDS OF
$1.85 Per Carton
COME AND GET 'EM
Sunny State Service
PHONE 227 C. W. "Red" HORTON
Always Remember That Our Gasoline Is Two Cents Per
Gallon Less Than Any Other Brand Sold In Port St. Joe
SEE THESE SPECIALS AT
ST. JOE SIGN SHOP
OIL CIRCULATING HEATERS
OIL 2-BURNER HEATERS
OIL COOK STOVES
LIVING ROOM SUITES
BREAKFAST ROOM SUITES
WOOD HEATERS ICE BOXES METAL BEDS
STRAIGHT CHAIRS ROCKING CHAIRS
REMEMBER We Repair or Manufacture
Anything Made of Wood. or Iron.
WELDING BRAZING CABINET WORK
MILL WORK SIGN PAINTING
We Make Windows, Doors and Screen Window
Frames We Specialize In Oil Stove Repairs.
WE BUY ANYTHING OF VALUE!
WHAT HAVE YOU? TURN IT INTO EXTRA CASH!
ST. JOE SIGN SHOP
Plenty of Quarter-Round and Door Stop On Hand.
PHONE 94 SEE US FOR YOUR NEEDS!
60 ships were engaged in the op-
eration, which was concluded witfl
landing of the Sixt-h Army's 2nd
Infantry Division on San Clemente
Island and the California mainland
Visit In Georgia Over Holidays
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Daniells and
grandson, Gene Bradley, visited in
Kingsland, Ga., and Hillard, Fla.,
during the holidays. .
THE STAR. PORT` ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947 THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA PAGE FlV~
Visit During Holidays
During the holidays Mr. and"
MIrs. H. 0. Yelverton and sons
Laney and Jerry from Childers-
burg, Ala., Mr. and, Mrs. Algie
Hightower and sons Sheron and
Oerald, and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon
-Hambrick of Pensacola, Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Stevenson of Jackson-
ville, and. Miss Pat Laney, a stu-
dent at F. S. C. W., Tallahassee,
visited here with their parents
and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J
Return From Business Trip
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Braxton aun
Mrs. W. J. Ferrell returned Sun
day from a business trip to Jack
It pays to advertise--try it!
Lawyer Urges Single
House To Make Laws
WE STOCK MANY BRANDS OF WHISKIES
Four Roses Imperial Carstairs White Seal
Sunnybrook Hill and HJll' Schenley's Reserve
Lord Calveht Calvert Reserve Golden Wedding
Old Thompson Paul Jones Calvert Special
Three Feathers Mt. Vernon Caretairs 1788
St. Joe Bar St. Joe Liquor Store
PHONE 114 PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
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The beginning of the New Year offers everyone
a wonderful opportunity for new resolutions. Reddy is
no exception, for he plans to renew his old resolutions
to give better service at less cost per "Reddy' Hour."
rhe fact .that he has kept his resolution during
the past twenty years is borne out by the fact that he
now does twice as much work for the some amount of
money as he did twenty years ago.
It's a swell way to start the new year right by re-
solving to "GO ALL ELECTRIC" and let Reddy do the
home tasks for you. You see, the more you use him ...
the less it costs per "Reddy Hour."
(Continued from Page 1)
"Apparently there is no desire
on the part of. the people, of Ne-
braska after several years' trial ot'
the one-house plan, to return, to
the two-hous.a system," he said.
He said that the two-housle legis-
lative system of Florida a.nd the
federal govern ent was patterned
after the British Parliament. in
which the house of lords since 1911
has ih:Id no more than token power.
"The bicameral system was trieu
in En'gland for centuries and then
abandoned because of its inefficien-
cy," Redifearn said. "Yet, in mod-
ern Florida, we cling to this Eng-
lish system, with its cumbersome
legislative machinery. The people
of Florida should thoroughly de-
bate whether to take this import-
ant change in legislative machin-
ery before a constitutional conven-
tion is called."
Whether the one-house system
is adopted, or not, Redfearn said,
the .new constitution should pro-
vide for more equitable represen-
taition in the legislature and a
inore workable means of reappor-
His proposal for revising the ju-
Idicial system would call for abol-
ishing tih e positions of county
judges, justices of the peace and
various special criminal and civil
courts of reco dis, juvenile courts
and, courts of crimes.
In their place would be a system
of circuit courts with more judges
and special divisions for criminal,
civil, probate, domestic relations
and small claims cases. "Under
such a system only one clerk of the
court would be necessary in each
county," Redfearn said.
He also proposed doing away
with zhe legislative impeachment
procedure f or unseating judges,
which he called "cumbersome" andI
useless. He would substitute, a me-
thod of trial before a committee
composed of three supreme court
justices, three circuit judges and
one layman to be named bthy the
chief justice after impeachihent by
the supreme court.
LAWN CHAIR PAD WITH TIE BACKS
RUBBER DOOR MAT
4-PIECE CORK LUNCHEON MAT SET
STEEL MESH INCINERATOR
DO YOU NEED
Two Attractive S-Room
Dwellings On McClellan
$5800 and $5900
S We will assist in securing a GI or FHA Loan
HOUSES WILL BE COMPLETED AND READY
FOR OCCUPANCY MONDAY
Kingry & Gilbert Realty o.
PHONE 335-J PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
|. v ~ v v ~ v v v v v v ~ v v v
. ** .0.6..... ... .#***SeS* ** .'%'~
REGULAR $15.95 VALUE
TISSUE HOLDER 55
18-INCH TOWEL BAR 71
ROBE HOOK 20
PLASTIC TUMBLERS 150
REGULAR $5.95 VALUE
STANDARD ARCHERY SET .... $4.76
WALLTONE 1 Gallon $2.23
SHAG RUG $1.58
2-FOOT STEPLADDER $1.75
STANDARD LONG HANDLE SHOVEL ----- 830
STANDARD GARDEN SPADE 830
Firestone Home & Auto Supply
B. W. EELLS, Owner
PORT ST. JOE FLORIDA
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLOR115A
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
PAGE SIX THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF (~OUNTY, FLORIDA FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
Personals Clubs Churches
MYRTICE 0. SMITH, Editor PHONE 51
J. A. M. Club Meets At
Home of Mrs. Connell
The first meeting of the J. A. M.
Club in tlhe new year was heIG
Monday evening with Mrs, Florrle
Connell at her home on Third
Street. Three members were ab
sent on account of illness.
A contest, "Do You Know Ma-
terials Used In Sewing?" was en-
joyed, with prizes going to Mrs.
.Ned' Gainous and Mrs. Verna Smith.
The ._iostess served, a shrimp
salad plate with apple pie topped
with whipped cream, and coffee to
the following members, Mrs. Eliza
Lawson, Mrs. Ned Gainous, Mrs.
Minnie Ola Drake, Mrs. Marguerite
Pridgeon, Mrs. Elaine Pridgeon,
Mrs. Eula Pridgeon, Mrs. Verna
Smith and Mrs. Myrtice Smith, and
one visitor, Miss Sara Kelley.
The next meeting of the club will
be January 20 at the home of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Daniells cele-
brated their 44th wedding anniver-
sary on December 28.
Visiting them at this time were
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Haddock, Mr.
and Mrs. C. L. Bruce and Mr. and
Mrs. Johnny Daniells.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Nichols of
this city -announce the marriage of
their daughter, Hazel, to Arron E.
Lynn, Jr., of Apalachicola, on De-
cember 21, 1946, in Thomasville,
Ga. The young couple will make
this city their home.
On Buying Trip To Chicago
John Blount left last Friday on a
ten-day buying trip to the Chicago
only once a year!
Woman's Club Seeking
Land for City Cemetery
Members, 'of the executive board
of the Woman's Club met Friday
afternoon, January 3, at the home
of Mrs. Mark Tomlinson, with Mrs.
Tomlinson and Mrs. Ralph Swatts
The meeting was called to otder
by Mrs. Gus Creech, president, who
called for reports from all chair-
men and urged that some real con-
structive work be done by all de-
*Mrs. G. A. Patton gave a report
on the progress made toward' se-
curing land for a cemetery for the
city, this being the main project
for the year. The board also dis-
cussed plans for the beautification
of the Centennial grounds. Mrs. S.
B. Shuford, finance chairman, an-
nounced' that her committee is
planning a progressive dinner.
When all business was concluded *
the hostesses, served sandwiches. *
cookies and coffee to the follow-
ing: Mesdames Gus Creech' George
Patton, T. V. Morris, R. W. Smit,l.
Charles Brown, P. D. Farmer, Gale
Traxler, Massey Ward, S. B. S'hu- *
ford. and Nobie Stone. *
Visiting In Georgia
Mrs. Emmett Daniels and daugh-
ter Patsy are visiting in Thomas-
ville, Ga., this week.
The ukulele is of Portuguese
$50 BORROW $300
ON YOUR OWN
Leo Kennedy, Manager
PHONE 61 a
Port St. Joe, Florida a.
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&^ BRING YOUR FORD
rs "back home..!"V
Wind & Weather Lotion
Use this silken lotion once and
you'll never be without it!
Helps prevent chapping, helps
protect sensitive skin, softens
and smooths skin. Even doubles
as a make-up base.
ESTIMATES FREE-USE OUR BUDGET PLAN
Handy family cam a
six $1.00 attles, $3.01
oil prices plus tax
MILLER'S DRUG STORE
Port St. Joe, Florida
Wa0mama a momam.
JOE MOTOR COMPANY
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
$1 SIZE NOW ONLY
* ~ .,SE
* ,OO ,OncSO.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GuLF GOUVNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
Monday a nd Tuesday
JANUARY 13 AND 14:
No lik Too 6"At.
for LoveCA AN
o dINGRID BIRGMAN
A ...CLAUDI RAINS-
j -" HLOUIS CALHEIRN MADAME KONSTANTIN
.. ODOected :by ALFRED HITCHCOCK
RWritten by Ben Hecht
NEWS AND CARTOON
FRIDAY. JANUARY 10, 1947 THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA PACE SEVEN
Personals Clubs Churches
MYRTICE 0. SMITH, Editor PHONE 51
Miss Lenora Johnson
and Dr. Lewis Wed
The marriage of Miss Lenora
Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George M. Johnson of this city, to
Dr.. W. A. Lewis, Jr., son of Mrs.
W. A. Lewis of Orange, Fla., was
solemnized Thursday, January 2,
at 8 p. m. in the Presbyterian
Church ,of Bainbridge, Ga., with
the Rev. J. E. Ward officiating.
The bride wore a white botany
suit with brown accessories and
wore a corsage of orchids.
'Mrs. W. H. Chestang, sister of
the groom, acted as matron of
honor and wore a black suit with
black accessories and a corsage of
white camellias. Mrs. Johnson, mo-
ther of the bride, wore gray, with
a shoulder corsage of camellias.
Mrs. Lewis, Xnother of the groom,
was attired in black, with a corsage
of white camellias, Glenn Lewis,
brother of the groom, actedas the
Immediately following the cere-
mony, Dr. and Mrs. Lewis left for
a short wedding trip to Atlanta,
Ga. They are ndw at home at Bea-
The bride is, a graduate of Port
St. Joe high school. The groom is
a. graduate of Liberty county high
school, Bristol. He attended Emory
University at Oxford and -is a grad-
uate of Atlanta Southern Dental
METHODIST W. g. C. S. IN
FIRST MEETING OF YEAR
The Woman's Society of, Chris-
tian Service' of the Methodist
Churcn held ,ta. tir-rt mneLy-.o.-tnle
nw y-.iar :t the 'iurib'h Mr.pday af-
ternoon, with the newly-elected
president, Mrs. Charles Brown, pre-
The meeting was opened with
the .devotional and prayer, followed
with the -spiritual life message,
"Take Life As It Comes," by Mrs.
Ralph Swatts. Committee chair-
men presented their plans for the
new year, after which Mrs. Brown
dismissed with prayer.
The various circles will meet
next Monday as follows: Mary Vic
Mauck with Mrs. J. L. Temple;
Ruth Lawrence with Mrs. Watso--n
Smith; Susie Peach Foster with
Mrs. Roy Gaskin.
ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL. CHURCH
Thomas D. Byrne, Pastor
Sunday services will be held as
7:30 a. m.-Holy Communion.
9:30 a. m.-Sunday school.
11:00 a. m.-Holy Communion.
Advertising doesn't cost-it PAYS!
Woman's Club Enjoys
Program On Italy
The regular meeting of the Port
St. Joe Woman's Club was held in
the club room Wednesday after-
noon, with Mrs. Gus Oreech presid-
ing over the business. session.
"Italy" was the theme of tVhe
January program, presented by
Mrs. Ned Porter, and- club mem-
bers were delighted to welcome as
guest speaker Mrs. Travis Drennan
of Apalachicola and Hot Springs.
who has spoken to the club on two
previous occasions. She chose as
her topic "Rome," and having vis-
ited, that famous city, was able to
bring some firsthand information.
Beginning with the story of Rom-
ulus and Remus and the founding
of Rome, the speaker gave a brief
resume of its rise and fall, discuss.
in.g its culture, ancient and modern,
and touching on its art, literature
and sculpture. At the close of her
speech, Mrs. Drennan placed on ex-
hibition a number of interesting
souvenirs of Rome.-,
Music for the program was. pro-
vided by a chorus of six glee club
girls, directed iby Miss Erline Mc-
Clellan, who sang an Italian num-
ber and "The. Bite Danube," anda
also -by Mrs., Donaldt Birath, soloist,
who rendered "Isle 'of Capri" and
"Barcarolle." She was accompanied
at the piano by Mrs. Ralph Swatts,
and 'the glee club girls were ac-
companied by Miss Sara Costin.
Mrs. Porter closed the program with
the' beautiful words of the song, "A
Night In Italy."
The hostesses, Mrs. George Su-
ber and Mr&'-. L.-To, .r;. served
delicious ,.:a nut ..akr- and coffee
to. members present aid. the fol-
lowing guests: Mrs. Dirennan and
Mrs. Sally Mahon of A'palachicola,
.iMrs. Birath, Mrs. Watson Smith
and little M'ary Faye Towery.
The club "Traveltour" for Feb-
ruary will take members' to Egypt
under the direction of Mrs. Ralph
MASONS INSTALL OFFICERS
FOR ENSUING YEAR
At the first meeting of the new
-year of the Port St. Joe Masonic
lodge the following officers were
installed for the ensuing year: 1U.
L. Owens, woshipful master; F.
Talley, senior warden; W. L. Jor-
dan, junior warden; C. G. Costin,
treasurer; G. C. Adkins, secretary;
Carl Bounds, senior deacon; Rob-
ert Shaw, junior deacon; J. D.
Weeks, senior steward; N. E. Dees,
junior steward; C. F. Guertin, ty-
ler; *W. A. Roberts, chaplain;: C.
L. Costin, marshal.
EVERYBODY WELCOME E!
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
"HOLDING FORTH THE WORD OF LIFE"
R. F. HALLFORD, Pastor Telephone 156
SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 1947
9:45-Bible School for all.
10:55-Morning Worship. Sermon Topic: :
6:25-Baptist Training Union.
7:30-Evening Worship. Sermon Topic: ..
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Methodist WSCS Holds
The Woman's Society of Chris-
tian Service of the Methodist
Church held, its installation of of-
ficers Sunday night at a candle-
light service at the church. Mrs.
Nobie Stone assisted Rev. L. W.
Tulbb with the service.
Officers installed' for the ensuing
year were: Mrs. Charles; Brown,
president; Mrs. W. T. Mosely, vice-
president; Mrs. D. B. Lay, corre-
sponding secretary; Mrs. Ueorge
Adkins, recording secretary; Mrs.
George Suber, treasurer; Mrs. J.
L. Sharit, chairman of Christian
social relations; Mrs. J. T. McNeilli,
secretary of children's ,work; Mrs.
J. L. Temple, secretary of litera-
ture and publications; Mrs. Gus
breech, secretary of student work:
Mrs. Roy Gaskin, printing and pub-
icity; Mrs. Edwin Ramsey, secre-
tary of supply; Mrs. R. W. Smithe,
-*ecretary of missionary education;
Mrs. R. A. Swatts, secretary of
spiritual life; Mrs. L. W. Tubb, sec-
:etary of youth work; Mrs. Glenn
Boyles, secretary of the 'status of
Circle officers named were as
"ollows: Mary Vic Mauk Circle,
Mrs. J. L. Sharit, chairman, Mrs.
I. L. Temple, co-chairman; Susie
Peach Foster Circle, Mrs, Roy Gas-
kin, chairman, Mrs. Gus' Creech,
co-chairman; Ruth Lawrence Cir-
cle, Mrs. Watson Smith, chairman,
Mrs. Edwin Ramsey, do-chairman.
At the conclusion of the installa-
tion .ceremony, Rev.,. Tubb con-
ducted the regular Sunday evening
HONORED ON BIRTHDAY
Mrs. T. S. Singletary honored her
small daughter Dorothy on her 8th
)irthlday on January 4 with a party
it the Singletary home on Long
After playing a number of parlor
games, the little guests 'were in-
vited to the dining room where the
lace-covered table w a s centered
with a white birthday cake bearing
sight lighted candles. After the
young hostess blew out the candles
those present were served with ice
2ream and cake.
Enjoying the party with Dorothy
were Mary Fayce Towery, Martha
Tean Hammock, Barbara Mitchell,
Delores Chism, Clifford Tharpe,
Sherry Maxwell, Frances McGill,
Judy Portavant, Robert Earl Ned-
ley, Barbara Eells, Celia Tomlln.
o-on, Jean Mahon, Jenifer McKin-
non and Richard Broussard.
WOMAN'S CLUB TO SPONSOR
DINNER NEXT THURSDAY
Mrs. S. B. Shuford, finafice chair-
man of the Port St. Joe Woman's
Club, announces that tickets are
now on sale by club members for
the "Progressive" dinner to be
served, next Thursday, January 16.
The dinner -will begin with the
cocktaill hour at 1 o'clock at the
iome of Mrs. Robert Bellows. The
main course will be served at the
'iome of Mrs. Otto Anderson, and
dess'ra't at the Centennial Building.
A wonderful menu has been set up
and well worth the price o'f the
ticket, which is $1.25.
At the Centennial Building, after
the serving of dessert, guests may
?njoy a course of bridge or bingo.
Two prizes will be awarded, one
for bingo and the other to the one
holding the ticket with the lucky
This promises to .be a most en-
joyable occasion, so eve 'yone 1i
urged to secure a ticket today.
0. E S. TO OBSERVE 12TH
BIRTHDAY NEXT TUESDAY
Mrs. Pauline Smith, worthy ma-
tron of Gulf Chapter 191, Order of
Eastern Star, announces that at
the regular meeting next Tuesday
night the order will observe its
12th birthday with a special pro-
gram and refreshments.
SAN 1 officers and members -are
urged to be present, and visitors in
the'city are invited to attend.
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Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Pierce of this
city announce the birth of a son,
Paul Howard Pierce, on January 2
at the municipal hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Spotts of White
City are the proud parents of a
son born January 3 at a Panama
City hospital. The young sailor has
been named James Rodney.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Barfield of
Sumatra announce the birth of a
daughter on January 7 at the Port
it. Joe Municipal Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs: W. M. Hill of Pan-
:ima City anonunce the birth of a
ion on January 8 at the Port St.
foe Municipal Hospital.
BAPTIST W. M. S. HOLDS
The business meeting of the Bap-
tist W. M. S'was held at the church
Monday afternoon with Mrs. C. A.
McClellan, vice-president, presid-
ng in the absence of the president.
The .meeting was opened with
ringing of the year song, "Here Am
r, Send Me," followed with the de-
.-otional given by Mrs. McClellan,
taken from James 2:1-18. Prayer
was offered by Mrs. E. C. Cason.
['he watchword was repeated in
unison, after which the.minutes
were read, the treasurer's report
Port St. Joe, Fla.
January 13 and 14
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NEWS and CARTOON
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15
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and "LASSES" WHITE
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received, and reports from officers
andi chairmen given.
The next meeting, Monday, Jan-
uary 13, will be the Bible study at
t'ie church. The Sunbeams will
meet at the same hour.
BUSINESS WOMAN'S CIRCLE
IN MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT
The Business. Women's Circle of
the Baptist Church met Tuesday
night at the church for a business
meeting, eight members attending.
Business was discussed, minutes
were read by Miss Bernice 'Posey,
secretary, and a financial state-
ment presented by the treasurer,
Miss Alma Baggett. The Book of
Esther was studied and was taught
by Miss Vonnye Heath.
The next meeting of this circle
will be held January 21 at 7:30 p.
m. in the church. This will be a
Royal Service meeting. All mem-
bers are urged to attend and visi-
tors are cordially invited.
JR. WOMAN'S CLUB TO MEET
The regular meeting of the Port
St. Joe Junior Woman's Club will
be held Tuesday evening at 8:0(7
o'clock at the Episcopal parish
house. Guest speaker for the eve-
ning will be J. L. Sharit, who will
use as his topic "Gulf Coast Prop-
Amen is an ancient Hebrew wora
meaning true or faithful.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNtY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JANUARY 101: 1947
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1947
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, etJLF COUNTY, FLORIDA
ST. JOE SIGN SHOP
UPHOLSTERING FURNITURE REPAIR
-------- FREE ESTIMATES
..oI FOR DEPENDABLE SERVICE PHONE 94
S FREE PICKUP AND DELIVERY
THOSE. R. L. CARTER
Abstracts of Title
Loans on Real Estate
Registered Real Estate Broker
REID AVENUE PORT ST. JOE, FLA.
W ^aft WILKS JEWELRY COMPANY
Diamonds and Jeewelry
WE TEACH WATCHES TO
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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
Registered Real Estate Broker
317 REID AVENUE
Day Phone 201; Night 105-2 Collect
about the following this week's
The building material situation is
improving and a number of veter-
ans and others have been making
application for construction loans.
Others are contemplating applying
for loans to finance purchase of
some one of the remaining houses
on sale. We have only three houses
listed eligible for FHA or G. I.
Loans or the combination of the
two. Come in and we will be glad
to explain these loans, whether you
decide to apply or not. Remember,
loans for construction, financing
and refinancing existing structures.
Two-bedroom house with bath and
electric pump, in Oak Grove; $1200
cash, balance on good terms.
On Palm Blvd.-2-2bedroom house,
$4600. You can apply for FHA loan
or FHA GI combination if a vet-
House in Oak Grove, $2000. Good
terms. Also lots in Oak Grove Sub-
division No. 2; reasonable prices,
Drive out and look at the new con-
crete stucco house on Garrison,
first house on the right; $6750.00
You can apply for FH.A Toan on
this, or combination FR-A and GI
if a veteran.
Want a place to move Into at
once? No waiting. Have one on
7th; $2500.00 plus mortgage.
The former Echols place on Hunter
Circle. $6000.00. Good terms on
this by FHA Loan and perhaps the
whole amount for a Veteran under
G. I. Combination. There are sev-
eral figuring on this now.
Having sold quite a number or
houses recefitly, we- are needing
listings badly. If you have a house
for sale or rent, we can give you
quick service either way. Would
appreciate you coming in and talk-
ing tho matter over.
FRYERS-On foot, $1.25 each if
you come and get them,. At Gas-
kin old tuipentine place. Charles
R. Whitfield. 1-10tf
MILK COW-Will freshen soon. Ir
interested see Mrs. J. K. Wil-
liams, Highland View. 1-17;'
RECONDITIONED OIL STOVES-
Plain and table-top models. We
buy and sell. St. Joe Sign Shop.
phone 94. 9-27tf
FENCE WIRE-50 feet of 14-inch
woven ornamental fence wire at
$4.50; or will swap for most any-
thing. The Star office. 1-lOtf
UPHOLSTERY RiEPAIRS AND
.REFINISHING OF FURNITURE.
SLIP COVERS TAILORED TO FIT
ST. JOE SIGN SHOP
Second Street Phone 94
HELP WANTED MALE
GOOD JOBS FOR FORMER
ARMY, NAVY, MARINE AND
COAST GUARD SPECIALISTS
Job Mos. Grades
Electrician------------078 5, 4,
Finance Typist-Clerk_-__623 5, 4,
Stenographer ---------213 5, 4, 3
Weather Observer ----784 5, 4, 3
D,.ntal Assistant ------855 5,
Aerial Photographer __940 5, 4, 3
Surgical Technician _861 5, 4, 3
and many other skills. Qualified
Army, Navy, Marine or Coast
Guard veterans who held any of
some 400 occupational specialties
for 6 months or more may now en-
list in the new Regular Army at a
grade depending upon the length of
your previous occupational special-
ty service. New high Army pay and
the opportunities for advancement
make an Army career more attrac-
tive, now than ever before. Stop in
and find out the special grade you
will receive under this new War
Department regulation. Apply at
the U. S. Army Recruiting Station,
210 Harrison Avenue, Panama City,
Fla. Recruiting officer in Port St.
Joe Friday o.f each week at the
INCOME TAX EXPERTS
SWAP FILE YOUR TAX RETURN NOW
We can take care of a limited num-
RADIO Emerson 7-tube table ber ,of income tax returns coming
model; just been worked over by due on January 15. Also we advise
Gulf Radio Lab. We got a new one early filing of returns due March
for Christmas. See it at The Star 15, as we will be unable to handle
office. 1-10tf any rush orders.
R FCARTER, 317 Reid Ave.
ROOMS FOR RENT ...--
ROOM FOR RENT-All modern ROOM AND BOARD
conveniences; $6.00 per week. ROOM AND BOARD Reasonable
Phone 281 J. -l0tf rates. Last house on right, Long
APARTMENTS FOR RENT Avenue. 1-17"
Gulf View Apartments
Modern Houses and Apartments KITCHEN CABINETS BUILT IN
Hot Water, Gasd Heat, Gas Cooking. Door Frames, Window Casings,
Permanent Guestfs Solicited. Store Shelving and Counters
J. S. PATRICK ST. JOE SIGN SHOP
Beacon Hill, Fla. 2-14 Second Street Phone 94
POR APARTMENTS See The .. .I...
S*hirey Apartments. 8.3 Advertising doesn
t cost-it pays!
BOY SCOUT NEWS
By Gene Chism
The Scouts are very proud to
have arn Eagle Scout in the troop,
Gale Traxler. Gale is the fi st
Eagle of St. Joe, but by no means
Sev.'ral boys were up before the
board of review Monday for second
class, first class and merit badges.
Mr. Tomlinson and Mr. Davis were
down with the boys.
Booklets on forestry have been
handed out by Scoutmaster Simp-
son. The boys were asked to study
them. The St. Joe Land & Develp-
inent Company ,has 'granted the
Sco:ets the property asked for to
le used for forestry study. It is
located to the right of the highway,
going to Wewa, just beyond where
Kenney's' railroad crosses the road.
Plans are still being made for
the cruise on the aircraft carrier
Saipan some time this month.
Opp Moore Heads Kiwanis
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hours, as he has held the double re-
sponsibility for most of three
John Robe:t Smith will become
the new vice-president, although
he was absent from the installation
meeting. He was elected to succeed
franklin n Jones, who recently re-
dgned. Directors. are R. G. Boyles,
J. R. Chestnut, Gus Creech, Hariry
McKnight, J. R. Norton, L. P. Sut-
ton and Gale Traxler.
Moore's first official act as clhb
president was to name John Blount
.i- serg, ant-at-arms. John is the
aggressive type, who doesn't mind
iiakiig the boys pay off, for every
ininor infraction of the club rules,
and' that is an indispensable job,
for -w'ich the membership admit
(grudgingly) they highly respect.- A
meeting of the new directors and
committeemen was called for early
this week, with Harry McKnight,
past president 1944, officiating at
Two-fifths of all traffic deaths
were to pedestrians In 1943. Two
out of every three pedestrians were
killed while violating the law or en-
gaging in some obviously unsafe
MASONIC TEMPLE F & A M-
Port St. Joe Lodge 111. Regular
meetings 2nd and 4th Fri-
-.g\'days each month, 8:00 p. m.
Members urged to attend;
visiting brothers welcome. D. L.
Owens, W. M.; G. C. Adkins, Sec.
SAMARITAN LODGE NO. 40, I. 0.
0. F.-Meets every Wednesday
night at 8 o'clock in Masonic hall.
All members urged to attend and
visiting brethren- invited. W. C.
Forehand, N. G.; W. H. Sansom
IF ANYBODY HAS-
Had a Fire
Sold a Farm
Been Your Guest
Started in Business
Left You a Fortune
Bought a New Home
Swiped Your Chickens
Met With An Accident
Had a Visit From the Stork
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Cement, Bricks, Gravel, Fill Dirt,
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See R. D. PROWS, JR. Phone 321
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Return To Home In Alabama daughter Jane expect to leave to-
Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Moore r morrow for Macon. Ga.. where Mrs.
turned Saturday to their home n Evans and Jane will remain until
Auburn.. Ala. They were accomn- spring.
panied by Mrs. Ellen Kirkland, who -----
will remain for an extended visit. It is estimated that the cost to
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Will Make Trip to Macon ated with habitual excessive drink-
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Evans anEd ing amounts to $175,000,000 yearly.
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