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Port St. Joe and Gulf
"Port St. Joe The Outlet Port for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee Valley"
VOLUME XIII PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1950 NUMBER 43
Faculties for St.
Joe Schools Are
Named By Board
Still Shy Four Teachers In El-
ementary Grades; School
Will Open August 30
Supt. Tom Owens announced this
week that faculties for the Port St.
-Joe schools have beehselected by
4the county school board for the en-
.suing term. The high school fac-
ulty is complete, but the list of in-
structors for the elementary school
is still four shy.
The high school faculty will be
made up of B. B. Scisson, princi-
pal; J. J. Veasey, assistant princi-
pal; Laura Brake, mathematics and
Spanish; Catherine Nix and Lillian
Campbell, social studies; Beatrice
Griffin, science; Mrs. Edith Stone
and Mrs. Lottie Gamble, English;
Mrs. Eula Pridgeon, home econom-
ics; Lillian Kennington, commer-
cial; Mary Frances Harvard, li-
brary; Dorothy McDonald, junior
high math; Marion Craig, coach
and physical education; Charles
Center, band director.
The elementary teaching staff
will be composed of Hubert E. Rich-
ard, principal; Minnie Howell, Sue
Stewart and Avaryee Martin, first
:grade; Fannie Brown, Rosemary
White and Juanita Gunn, second
grade; Helen Rollins, Willie Mae
Davis, Marie Taylor, third grade;
Helen Alexander and Betty Sue Mc-
Phaul, fourth grade; Eva Bryant,
fifth grade; Margaret Smith and
Howard Wells, sixth grade. Four
more teachers are yet to be secured
to complete tbhe staff, one each in
the third, fourth, fifth and sixth
All teachers will report August
14 for two weeks of pre-planning,
and it is expected that enrollment
of students will be August 28 and
29, with school officially getting
underway on August 30.
Superintendent Owens states that
it is hoped the new high school
building near the Centennial Audi-
torium will be completed by next
week. Painting and repair work is
going on at the elementary school
buildings preparatory to opening
of the fall term.
County Way Behind On
Independence Bond Drive
With a quota of $9000 in the In-
dependence Bond Drive which has
been extended to July 17, Gulf
county has attained but 39.6% of
its goal, or $3,562.
In adjoining counties, Bay has
snaked in 78.1% of its. quota of
$75,000, or $58,605; Calhoun has
gone over the top with $5,248 on a
$4000 quota, for 131.2%, and Frank-
lin, with a quota of $15,000 has at-
tained 62% of the amount, or
Throughout the state $5,712,319
worth of bonds have 'been bought,
or 69.11% of Florida's $8,265,000
Home On Leave
Donald Wise, who has just com-
pleted his basic training at Lack-
land Air Force Base, San Antonio,
Texas, is home on a 10-day leave
to be spent with his mother, Mrs.
L. C. Wise.
Vacationing In South Florida
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Owens left
Saturday for a two weeks' vacation
in DeLand and other South Florida
Ask Citizens To Rally
To Keep 'Doodlebug'
Merchants' Association Feels Train
Should Be Kept Running
for Good of City
The Port St. Joe Retail Merchants
Association is appealing to all busi-
nessmen and individuals in the city
and surrounding territory to be
present at the hearing to be held
at 10 a. m. August 2 in the court
house at Apalachicola when the
Apalachicola Northern Railroad Co.
will again present its petition to
the Florida Railroad and Public
Utilities Commission for "permis-
sion to discontinue the "Doodle-
bug" which runs between this city
The association points out that
discontinuance of the train will do
away with the present mail, ex-
press and passenger service pro-
vided by the railroad which, it
points out. could not be duplicated
satisfactorily by other means of
The plea of the railroad for dis-
continuance will be heard August 2
and the opposition will be heard
the morning of August 3. "Every
citizen who is interested in keep-
ing this service should also make
an effort to attend this hearing,"
said Glenn Boyles, as spokesman
for the Retail Merchants' Associa-
tion. "Those who intend to attend
this hearing are requested to meet
at the city hall at 8:30 a. m. on
August 3 in order that we may go
in a body to fight this threat to our
future effectively, forcefully, and,
as a consequence, successfully."
Divinity Student To Conduct
Services At Episcopal Church
Van B. Davis of Fernandina, a di-
vinity student at the School of
Theology, University of the South,
Sewanee, Tenn., will hold services
at St. James' Episcopal Church in
August during the absence of the
Mr. Davis is well known to all
who have been to Camp Weed for
the past few summers, and during
June and July of this year served
as business manager of the camp.
After the closing of Camp Weed,
Mr. Davis will take up residence in
the rectory and will be in charge
of St. James' Church.
Assisting Mr. Davis will .be Rev.
Robert P. Johnson of Apalachicola,
who will be celebrant at holy com-
munion services each Sunday at
7:30 a. m. during August. Mr. Da-
vis will *be in charge of the 11:00
a. m. prayer and sermon service.
The rector, Lee Graham, expects
to leave next Sunday with his fam-
ily for Sewanee, Tenn., where he
will attend the Sewanee Graduate
School of Theology.
Visiting In South Florida
Carl Stevens has joined his wife
and their two sons, Tommy and
Jimmy, for a two weeks' visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Christmas at
their home at Pine Island, a winter
resort near Ft. Myers. Mrs. Stevens
and sons have visited in Tampa,
Lake Wales, Clewiston and Moore-
Have for the past four weeks.
Return To New Orleans
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Burley and after a visit here with Mrs. Ander- ---- ----
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Burley and son's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ander-1 Home From Vacation
son returned last Saturday to their son Davis. Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Watts and
homes in New Orleans, La., after a Tom Martin have returned from a
very pleasant visit here with Mrs. Sunday Visitors vacation spent in Rome and At-
W. D. Burley's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Goodson and lanta, Ga. Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Dooly
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Holiday, at daughter of Greensboro, Fla., vis- of Rome accompanied them on a
their home at the beach on the Ap- ited here Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. two-day sightseeing, trip into the
alachicola highway. W. B. Ferrell. Smoky Mountain National Park.
HOT WEATHER EDITION
The weather the past few days
has just been too doggone hot to.
get out a paper, consequently our
readers get but six pages of The
Star this week.
We could have made it eight,
having plenty of reading matter,
a great deal of which is being
held over until next week. We
persuaded Wayne Suttram of the
Danley Furniture Co. and B. W.
Eells of the Firestone Store to
hold their ads until next week,
and we didn't dare go by to see
G. F. Lawrence at Costin's De-
partment Store for fear he'd ask
for a big follow-up ad on his 30th
It's too hot for you people to
read, anyway. Why don't you all
To Meet Thursday
A reorganization meeting of the
Gulf county petroleum industries
committee will be held at the Port
St. Joe municipal building next
Thursday night at 7:30. Service
station operators, garagemen, deal-
ers, truckers and many other rep-
resenting allied interests will ga-
ther at that time to discuss mat-
ters of vital importance to the mo-
toring public and the petroleum in-
Election of officers ,will be held
during the session, and the full
five-point program of the state pe-
troleum industries committee for
1950-51. with which the local group
is affiliated, will be discussed in
Return From Colorado Trip
The R. W. Smith, the J. H. Ged-
dies, Mary Geddie. Mickey Thomp-
son, Mrs. Allen Whealton and Steve
Whealton returned Saturday from
a vacation in Colorado. The W. R.,
Aliens, who' left the party in Den-
ver to return via Carlsbad, N. M.,
and Old Mexico, reutrned Sunday.
More about their trip next week.
Vacationing In North Carolina
Mrs. Quincy Hardy of Overstreet
and brother, Curtis Hart of Beacon
Hill, are spending a two weeks' va-
cation in Greensboro, N. C., with
their sister, Mrs. A. R. Rharnes,
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Willis, and aunt and uncle, Mr. and
Mrs. J. U. Foust.
It's A Boy for the Steplocks
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Steplock of
Staten Island, N. Y., announce the
arrival of a son, Albert Louis Jr.,
on June 26. Mrs. Steplock is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Saunders, and Harry is sure proud
to be called "'grandpa."
Leaves On Vacation
E. M. Spears, operator of the lo-
cal bus station, left Monday for a
two weeks vacation to be spent in
New York, Canada (he hopes) and
other northern points.
Will Return To Boston Sunday
. Cpl. and Mrs. H. L. Anderson and
son Wayne expect to return Sun-
day to their home in Boston, Mass.,
Hearing To Be Held
On School Budget
Proposed Millage Remains Same
As Last Year; Total Operating
Cost Estimated At $416,035
Notice of a public hearing to be
held by the Gulf county board of
public instruction on the proposed
school budget for the ensuing fiscal
year appears in this issue of The
Star. The public is invited to at-
tend the hearing and discussion to
be held July 28 in the court house
The proposed budget, as set up,
leaves the village the same as it
was last year, 71/2 in the Port St.
Joe district and 61/2 in the Wewa-
Anticipated receipts for the year,
as shown in the proposed budget
consist of $40,800 in state and fed-
eral funds, $15,517 from district
taxes, $18,104 from county taxes,
and $34,500 from other sources, for
a total of $323,082. This with the
$92.953.59 on hand at the beginning
of the year gives a total of $416,-
035.59 for operation of the schools.
Proposed expenditures are $179,-
139 for teachers salaries, $15.000
for transportation, $16,875 for capi-
tal outlay, and $205,021.59 for other
expenses and reserves.
Home Is Funeral Pyre
For Wewahitchka Man
W. E. "Bud" Brockett, about 50
years of age, was b rned .to death
about 3:30 a. m. Saturday in his
home at his fishing camp on the
Dead Lakes which he also operated
as a night spot.
Sheriff Byrd' Parker stated that
according to witnesses the fire or-
iginated in a.bedroom, and when
Brockett opened the door and went
into the room he was overcome by
smoke and the blaze had gathered
such headway they were unable to
Th'e body, recovered after the em-
bers had cooled, was almost com-
pletely burned, the only remaining
part being about two-thirds of the
torso. Sheriff Parker said the re-
mains and ashes were placed in a
tub and sent to Iron City, Ga., for
Identification, said Parker, was
made through a watch, knife and
the remains of a wallet.
Brockett; a resident of Gulf
county for 20 years, is survived by
a brother residing in Iron City, Ga.
Doc's Dog House Now Open
"Doc's Dog House," home of the
most luscious hot dogs in this sec-
tion, was opened for business this
week by 0. M. "Doc" Morton on
Reid Avenue across the street from
Danley's furniture store. In addi-
tion to supersquen.daciousdogs, Doc
also handles hot peanuts, cigarets
and cigars, candies, soft drinks and
Return To Home In Pensacola
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kelly and son
Bernard returned Saturday to their
home in Pensacola after a visit
here with Mrs. Kelly's sister, Mrs.
Pearl Smith. Harry Lee Smith ac-
companied them to Pensacola and
will remain for the balance of the
Draft Orders Go
To Five In Gulf-
Pre-Induction Physicals Will
Start July 24; 4 To 1 Re-
jection Rate Seen
The Gulf-Franklin selective ser-
vice 'board has been called upon to
provide five men as its portion of
1,194 registrants to be sent to four
centers for pre-induction examina-
tions to fill Florida's draft quota,
which has been set at 252.
Reason for the large number is
that the normal rejection rate of
draftees is about four to one.
Examinations in this area will be
given at Panama City.
The present draft law is the se-
lective service- act of 1948 which
was to expire June 24, 1950, but
was extended on that date by con-
gress for one year.
Under this law, the following
five classes were established:
1-A -Available for military ser-
1-AO-Conscientious objector avail-
able for non-combatant ser-
1-C -Member of the armed forces
of the United States, coast
guard, coast and geodetic
survey, a n d public health
1-D -Member of a reserve com-
ponent or a student taking
2-A -Deferred because of civilian
occupation .employment, ex-
2-C -Deferred because of employ-
ment in agriculture.
3-A -Deferred because of depen-
4-A -Registrant who has complet-
ed military service, or a sole
4-B -Official deferred by law.
4-D -Minister of religion or a di-
4-E -Conscientious objector op-
posed to both combatant and
non-combatant military ser-
4-F -Physically, mentally or mor-
5-A -Registrant over the age of
disability for military ser-
All males between 18 and 26 are
required to register.
(Continued on page 5)
Gulf Coast League
All scheduled games in the Gulf
Coast Baseball League were post-
poned this week to insure full co-
operation with the state baseball
tournament which was held in Pan-
ama City in which three of the
league teams were entered, Talla-
hassee, Panama City and Apalachi-
Leonard Belin of the Port St.
Joe Saints played Saturday night
with the Apalachicola team, which
defeated Pensacola 18-3. Belin col-
lected three hits, including a triple,
to score three times and bat in two
Recent overnight guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred W. Sutton were the
latter's sisters, Mrs. Jim Tucker
and daughter Sarah Ann of Hous-
ton, Texas, and Mrs. L. A. Prine
and daughter Monita of Petal, Miss.
Visiting In Georgia
Misses Marguerite and Sadie Ar-
nett are visiting in Douglas, Ga.,
this week with their brother and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Buck Arnett.
MRS. BELLOWS HOSTESS
TO GARDEN CLUB CIRCLE
The Gladiolus Circle of the Port
St. Joe Garden Club met Thursday
of last week at the home of Mrs.
Robert Bellows. Cookies and coca-
colas were served as the members
Mrs. Lee Graham, president of
the garden club, passed out copies
of the new constitution which is to
be voted on-at the next circle meet-
ing. She also gave the members
lists of the club officers and gar-
den club calendars. Plans for the
garden club for the coming year
were discussed and the circle voted
its approval of the club's sponsor-
ing a yard improvement contest, a
tree planting program, and holiday
houses to be decorated at Christ-
Mrs. Graham announced that the
president and circle chairmen will
meet throughout the year to keep
:the circles in close contact. Mrs. J.
C. Belin, circle chairman, called at-
tention to the fact that the new
constitution provides for the cen-
tral committee's taking care of the
club business so the circle meeting
may be devoted to programs. Mrs.
George Patton then led an inter-
esting discussion on various gar-
dening problems presented by the
members of the circle.
Mrs. Ernest'Antley and Mrs. B.
A. Alexander served as judges of
the corsages and nosegays, award-
ing Mrs. I. C. Nedley first place
for a corsage of coleus leaves, and
Mrs. George Cooper second for a
nosegay of red hibiscus and blue
and white petunias. Another cor-
sage of Mrs. Nedley's took third
place, and Mrs. Cooper's corsage
took fourth place.
Mrs. Nedley and Mrs. Roy Hall-
man brought arrangements of zin-
nias, marigolds and hydrangeas.
Mrs. Nedley placed her arrange-
ment of hydrangeas in the city hall
after the meeting.
Attending the meeting were Mes-
dames B. A. Alexander, J. C. Belin,
Robert Bellows, George Cooper, I.
C. Nedley, Ernest Antley, Evelyn
Holley, Lee Graham, Roy Hallman,
Franklin Jones, H. R. Maige, Tom
Mitchell, S. B. Witt, George Pat-
ton, J. L. Sharit, and one new mem-
ber, Mrs. Terry Hinote.
MRS. GAINOUS ENTERTAINS
MOTHER ON 75th BIRTHDAY
Thursday afternoon of last week
the home of Mrs. Leroy Gainous
was the setting for a delightful
event in honor of her mother, Mrs.
J. J. Perritt of Panama City, on her
75th birthday anniversary.
The house was attractively dec-
orated with flower arrangements of
pink and white crepe myrtle. A lace
covered table held two birthday
cakes, one the gift of Mrs. I. C.
Lupton and the other the gift of
Mrs. Perritt's daughter, Mrs. Coy
Redd of Panama City.
Guests present were Mesdames
I. C. Lupton, George Johnson, C. A.
LeHardy, Roy Gibson, C. G. Costin,
Joe Grimsley, G. A. Patton, Max
Kilbourn, T. H. Stone, S. B. Witt,
J. L. Sharit, Jess Redd and Denver
Miller, and Mr. and Mrs. B. W.
Eells. Sending gifts but unable to
attend were Mrs. Robert Tapper
and Mrs. W. J. Daughtry.
Mrs. T. E. Meyer left Saturday
for her home in Frostproof after a
two weeks' visit here with her step-
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lane had as
their house guests last week-end
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Harkness, Mrs.
Tom Barton and Mrs. J. W. Swan-
son and son Glenn of Tuscaloosa,
BAPTIST CIRCLES IN
All circles of the Woman's Mis-
sionary Society of the First Baptist
Church met Monday afternoon for
Circle Two met with Mrs. S. J.
Taylor in her home at Kenney's
Mill. The program chairman, Mrs.
S. J. Taylor, read the scripture and
led in prayer, after which Mrs. J. 0.
Baggett read a paper on "Mission-
aries Building Christian Homes."
During the social hour the hostess
served a salad plate and punch to
the eight members present. The
August meeting of. this circle will
be held with Mrs. J. 0. Baggett.
Circle Three met with Mrs. Ben
Scott at her home on 8th Street
with seven members present. Mrs.
E. R. DuBose, program chairman,
gave the devotional, followed with
prayer by Mrs. W. J. Daughtry. Re-
ports were received from chairmen
after which the hostess served a;
salad plate, 'cookies and ice drinks.
The August meeting of this circle
will be with Mrs. H. T. Arnold at
her home on S&th, Street.
Circle Four met at Wayside Park
for a picnic meeting. The devo-
tional was given by the chairman,
Mrs. P. B. Fairley, with Mrs. Homer
Lovett leading in prayer. Reports
were received from various chair-
men and the meeting was closed
with prayer by Mrs. Ralph: Nance.
A picnic lunch was then enjoyed
by the six members present.
Circle Five met in the home of
Mrs. James Horton with 11 mem-
present. The scripture was read by
Mrs. Al Smith, after which the pro-
gram chairman, Mrs. Buck Burge,
gave an interesting talk. Various
reports were received and it was
decided to give $2 toward sending
two girls to G. A. camp. The meet-
ing was dismissed with all repeat-
ing the Mizpah, after which the
hostess served refreshments. Next
meeting of this circle will be with
Mrs. Bert Hall.
Feature of the August circle ses-
sions will be a washcloth shower
for the children's home.
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MRS. BYRD COMPLIMENTED
WITH STORK SHOWER
Mrs. Bert Hall, Mrs. Al Smith
and Mrs. T. 0. Poitevant compli-
mented Mrs. W. C. Byrd with a
stork shower last Friday evening
in the office of the Florida Power
Corporation, which was gaily dec-
orated with beautiful summer flow-
ers grown and graciously given by
Mrs. W. G. Varnadoe. The gifts
were artistically arranged on a
Appropriate and hilarious games
were enjoyed, with Mrs. James Hor-
ton winning two prizes, which she
presented to .Mrs. Byrd. After the
honoree had opened the many use-
ful and lovely gifts for all to ad-
mire, delectable refreshments were
Enjoying this occasion with the
honored guest and hostesses were
Mesdames Emmett Daniell, N. L.
McKinnon, Otis Pyle, E. P. Jacobs,
L. W. Cox, 0. B. Baxley, J. C. Hor-
ton, W. G. Varnadoe, M. Willis, Lu-
cille Nipper and Donald Birath.
Sending gifts were Mesdames S.
D. Spears, Gladys McCoy, Dewey
Davis, Tom Parker, Paul Charles-
worth, R. V. Buchert, Albert Ham-
mock, Frank LeHardy and Austin
Spend Week-end In Lakeland
Mr. and Mrs. George Wimberly
and children and Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Wimberly Jr., visited last week-end
in Lakeland with Mr. Wimberly's
mother, Mrs. E. M. Wimberly, and
brother, Major E. C. Wimberly and
family of Fort Monmouth, N. J.,
who were in Lakeland for a visit.
Personals Clubs Churches
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PHONE 5 PORT ST. JOE
AZALEA CIRCLE MEETS AT
R. NANCE BEACH HOME
The Azalea' Circle of the Port St.
Joe Garden Club met Thursday af-
ternoon of last week at the beach
home of Mrs. Ralph Nance with
the chairman, Mrs. Donald Birath,
presiding. Other members present
were Mesdames Kenneth Brodnax,
Paul Blount, Otis Pyle, Buck Grif-
fin, Bert Hall, G. F. Lawrence, J.
C. Arbogast and Gordon Thomas,
and one guest, Mrs. Rex D'Olive of
Following the usual business, the
minutes of the meeting of the cen-
tral committee were read and copies
of the proposed new constitution
were given each member for study.
The proposed program for the year
was read and discussed, the circle
voting to accept the program with-
out change.. The year book com-
mittee announced that the books
were ready, and members present
secured their. copies.
Prizes were awarded those hav-
ing. the most points for arrange-
ments exhibited during the past
year, with first award, a plant of
Golden Dawn hibiscus, going to
Mrs. G. F. Lawrence; second, a
flower bowl, went to Mrs. Don Bi-
rath, while third prize, a set of gar-
den tools was presented to Mrs.
The meeting was then turned
over to the program committee,
Mrs. Paul Blount and Mrs. Kenneth
Brodnax. witi Mrs Blount giving a
most irittr-etin.ri and informative
talk on "The Culture of Hibiscus"
and Mrs. Brodnax reading an equal-
ly interesting paper on "The Cul-
ture of Easter Lilies." All members
then took part in a contest to see
how many names of flowers could
be made from letters appearing in
the sentence "Azalea Circle of Port
St. Joe Garden Club." Mrs. Law-
rence was Nwinner of the contest,
receiving a set of garden tools for
her skill. Mrs. Gordon Thomas was
winner of the door prize, a handy
Refresh-mnt~s.e-of- cake and punch*
were served 'by the hostess, as-
sisted by Mrs. J. C. Arbogast.
CATHOLIC WOMAN'S CLUB
SPONSORING BEACH PARTY
Mrs. C. F. Gautreaux was hostess
Monday afternoon at the regular
monthly social gathering of the
Catholic Woman's Club. The meet-
ing was opened with prayer, fol-
.lowed with a reading from "Our
Lady of Fatima" by Mrs. Lamar
Plans were discussed at this time
for a beach picnic to be held at
7:30 p. m. Monday, July 24, at Way-
side Park under sponsorship of the
club. All members of the church
and their families are invited to at-
tend this outdoor event and are
asked to come early and enjoy a
refreshing dip in the Gulf.
At the conclusion of the meeting
the hostess served tiny sandwiches,
cookies and punch to those pres-
A Martin Theatre
Port St. Joe, Fla.
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HELLO, WORLD! I
Mr. and -Mrs. Colon W. Cowart of
this city are proudly announcing 1
the arrival of a son, Bobby.Glenn,
on Saturday, July 15.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Howard Elli-
son of Perry, Fla., announce the
birth of a son, Howard Danny, on
Wednesday, July 19.
(All births occurred at the Port St.1
Joe Municipal Hospital.)
HONORED ON BIRTHDAY
Madolyn McFarland was honored
Thursday night of last week with
a lovely party on her 12th birthday
at the McFarland home in Oak
Grove. A large number of friends
gathered to enjoy this occasion
with the honoree, who was the re-;
cipient of many lovely gifts,
After enjoying a number of in-
teresting games, the guests were
served delectable sandwiches, salad
the week-end here with his son, R.
Dr. Joseph B. Spear
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Broken Lenses Duplicated
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 19W0
F~WAY JUL 21 19Q H SA, OT '.,JEGLFCUNY FOID AG IVE
St. Joe Junior Teams were exceptionally well played, the
midgets winning 8-2 and the ju-
Take Apalachicola niors 4-0. n
"Lefty" Walter Wilder was in su-
Juniors and Midgets Down Oyster perb form for the Midgets as he
City Lads In Two Games turned the baby Oystermen back
On Home Ground with one hit. Terry Hinote and Co-
lin Tharpe led the baby Saints at
Port St. Joe invaded Apalachi- bat, with Tharpe lashing a long
cola Wednesday morning and took double to drive in two tallies. Elzia
the measure of both the midget and Williams caught an excellent game
junior baseball teams. The games for St. Joe, and Jackie Mitchell
made nice stops at opportune times
to aid in the victory.
"Lefty" Lamar Freeman dupli-
cated Wilder's hurling efforts by
tossing a one-hitter at the Apalach
Juniors. He has allowed but three
hits in his last three starts.
The St. Joe nine opened up in
the first inning with a cluster of
base hits. Freeman led off with a
two-bagger and scored on Parker's
line drive to centerfield. Murdock
blasted a long drive to the left
field fence to score Parker, and V.
Norris hit a single before the side
Sawyer, Apalach centerfielder,
secured the lone safety off Free-
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THE STAR, PORT, ST, JOE, GULF COUNTY, FLORIPA
322 Monument Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida
PAGE SIX THE STAR, PORT ST. JOZ. GULF COUNTY~ FLORIDA FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1950
Farm Home Institute
To Be Held July 27-28
Invitation Extended To All Home
Demonstration Club Members
Announcement was made yester-
day by Elizabeth Hudson, home
demonstration agent, and Cubie R.
Laird, count-y agent, that the North
Florida 'Farm and Home Institute
will 'be held July 27 and 28 at Camp
Thimpoochee, o n Choctawhatchee
Bay near Niceville, sponsored and
conducted by the agricultural ex-
There will be many exhibits at
-the two-day affair, such as on farm
and home electricity, marketing,
sewing, 4-H training, feeding and
protecting swine, poultry and egg
quality, farm forestry, soil improve-
ment, tricks in farm fencing, eco-
nomic crop production, and the hum
of the honey bee around the farm.
"Good meals will be served at a
popular price," said Miss Hudson.
"Let meor Mr. Laird know by July
24. or earlier if possible, if you can
go in order that reservations may
be made. Bring what bed linen and
pillows you may need. We are plan-
ning to go to the camp in one, of
the county school buses.
"'This will tle a wonderful outing
for everyone. There will .not be too
many speeches from the platform,
plans are made for full evenings,
and awards will be made from the
various display booths. So come
meet your friends and enjoy all
these good things."
APARTMENT Large furnished
apartment to couple. Now avail-
able. Alex Young, phone 270. 21*
;FOR APARTMENTS See The
Shirey Apartmients. tf
IFOR SALE Ten acres in Sop-
choppy. Laura Wiggins, Port St.
.Joe, Fla. S-11*
.BOAT FOR SALE-14 ft. plywood
Wynelle boat; excellent-condition.
'See Fred Sutton, 6th Street. 21*
USED OUTBOARD MOTORS
Good, bad, indifferent. All makes,
models and prices. Brooks Sporting
,Goods Store. 1-27tf
IDENTIFICATION PLATES ONLY
75c- Guaranteed for life. Can
.save your life; records permanently
name, address, tel. No., social se-
curity No., blood type, etc. Plate is
of nickel silver alloy. Attach to
keys; if lost, keys can be returned
through mail. Parker's Jewelry.
DRESSMAKING, Alterations, Cur-
tains. Prices ranging-from $1.50
;up. I will make one dress freeefor
,any customer bringing me five new
,customers. Mrs. Geraldine Carr at
Mrs. L. House's residence, Sixth
Street, Highland View, or phone
WHILE YOU WAIT!
35c Each 2 for 50c
Brooks Hardware and
Sporting Goods Co.
Advertising DOcesn't Cost it PAYS,
*R. A. M.-Regular convocation of
St. Joseph Chapter No. 56, R. A.
M., 2nd and 4th Mondays. All visit-
ring companions welcome. James M.
Harris, High Priest; H. R. Maige,
SAMARITAN LODGE NO. 40, I: 0..
0. F.-Meets first and third Wed-
nesdays, 7:30 p. m. in Masonic hall.
All members urged to attend; visit-
ing brethren invited. W. H. Weeks,
N. G.; Walter White, Secretary.
MELODY REBEKAH LODGE NO.
22, 1. 0. 0. F.-Meets 2nd and 4th
Wednesday at 8 p. m. in Masonic
hall. Elwyn Blount, N. G.; Mary
MASONIC TEMPLE F & A M-
'ort St. Joe Lodge 111. Regular
A meetings 2nd and 4th FrI-
days each month, 8:00 p. m.
Members urged to attend;
visiting brothers welcome. W. A.
Roberts, W. M.; G. C. Adkins, Sec.
earned by 40 farmers in the county
County Landowners and the actual amount of payments
Get $8,404 In '49 for received represents the largest ex-
In or tent of practices carried out and
the largest total of money received
seVaton Practices in any one year up to now," said
Payments for 1949 Largest Amount
Every Received In Any Highland View Cinches
One Year First Place In Jr. League
Agricultural conservation prac- Highland View has mathenmatic-
tices carried out in Gulf county and lly ciched first place in the Ju-
payment earned in 1949 came to lior Baseball League, winning over
$8,404.60, according to C. R. Laird, Oak Grove 9-5 this week to give
county agent, them five wins and no losses for
"The minimum assistance to each the season.
farm based on acreage of cropland, Kenney's Mill finally came thru
orchard, and fenced non-crop open with a victory in their last game
pasture land was paid in full," said of the schedule, winning from Oak
Laird. "Gulf county overearned its Grove 5-0. Tommy Dobbs pitched a
allocation of federal funds, and be- four-hit game to earn a well-de-
cause of this, only 34 cents on the served shutout.
dollar was paid on the overearn- The Towners took second place
ings." in the league standings with a 15-0
r-a ...,.. t i. i ..i..J f 4 Isf "inzo" h
12-month period were as follows:
Twenty-six farms used 226.450
pounds of 20% superphosphate on
674.5 acres and received payments
of $1,59..15; 51,596 pounds of 60%
potash on 628 acres for $773.94, and
received $400.25 for mowing and
chopping 800.5 acres ,of pasture
Twenty-five farms spread 312.35
tons of lime over 315 acres and re-
ceived $1.561.75 in assistance.
Tv.wenty-seven farms planted 201
acres to cover crops of lupine, cow-
peas, oats, etc.. for $364.46.
Thirty-four farms cleared, sodded
or seeded 135 ,acres, using 1,418.5
pounds of seed, to receive $1,131.70.
The last and biggest item was
the planting of 401,509 trees by 13
landowners on 602.5 acres for total
payments of $2,573.35.
"The above listing of payments
(1) State Funds $56,763.38. (2) The millages to be levied on the 1950
County Taxes $34,637.51. (3) Dis- assessment roll to produce necessary
trict Funds $1,522.70. Total $92,- revenues for those budgets for the en-
953.59. suing fiscal year are:
B. Anticipated Receipts: (1) State and A. County Support and maintenance
Federal Funds $40,800.00. (2) Coun- Fund, 3.5.
ty Taxes $18,104.00. (3) District B District No. 1-Current Levy, 3.
Taxes $1.3,517.00. (4) Other Sources C. District Interest and Sinking Fund
$34,500.00 Total $323,082.00. Each, District No. 2-1 mill.
C. Proposed Expenditures: (1) Instruc- Complete details of each separate part of
tional Salaries $179,139.00. (2) the school budget summarized above are on
Transportation $15,000,00. (3) Cap- file Ian are available for public inspection
ital Outlay $16,875.00. (4) Debt at the office of the County Superintendent
Service (none). (5) Other Expenses of Schools at the Court House, Wewahitchka,
and Reserves $205,021 59. Total Florida, and s i:, alas be available for such
$416,035.59. [public hearing together with all supporting
11. Budgets for District Interest and Sinking statements and information.
Funds. All interested persons, are cordially invited
A. Balance.s and Reserves Beginning of to participate in this public hearing and to
Year: $13,532.41. discuss the school program and budget for
B. inti,-oinated Receipts: (1) Taxes $4,- this County for the ensuing year.
524.00. (2) Other Sources $29,720. BOARD OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION,
'lTotal $34,244.011.I (I'LF COUNTY, FLORIDA.
C. I'roposed Expenditures: (1) Bonds I By: THOMAS A. OWENS,
.$19.500)00. (2) Interest $16,850.00. 1 County Superintendent.
Cominmissiois $600.00. Total $3'6,-
950 00. .NOTICE OF FICTITIOUS NAME
D. Anticipated Reser ves and Balanceas at Notice is hereby given that pursuant to
End of Year; $11,259.59. Chapter 20953 Laws of Florida, Acts of
III. Budqets for District Bond Construction Chapter ..209.. -as I persons intend to
Funds. 1941, the
A un a s at Beginning of Year $3,- reisr with i. or tile Circuit Court
014. Kof (oiaf Countyv, Florida, four weeks after
001. .' p d eceits: (1) Sale of thie first publication of this notice, the fic-
Bonds (none). (2) Proceeds of See- titous or trade name uler wiich they will
iii) (3)be engaged, in isitsless and in which said
0ione 27 1 )3.0 business is to bhiv cair;e on, to-w it: KEN-
CV 'rol ed xpendiLuries: $83.124c NEY & BRDi) COMPANY, Port St. Joe, Flor-
1). Balances and Resorves at Ernd of ida. First publicatioi July 28, 1950.
Yeair: None. 7-28 BASIL E. KENNEY, Jr.
IV. Millages To Be Levied. 8-18 THOMAS M. BYRD.
win over the Kenney Mill nine be- --
hind the one-hit pitching of Lefty MEET YOUR
Off On Trip AT 0
Mrs. Patty Lovett left Wednes- eADY' R DA '
day for Atlanta, Ga., where she will Y' BLeRAR |
visit her nephew and family, Capt.
and Mrs. L. H. Jackson. She will
continue h-er trip with her daugh- COMFORTER FUNERAL HOME
ter to Covington. Va., for a visit COMFORTER FUNERAL HOME
before returning home. 24 HOUR AMBULANCE SERVICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON
SCHOOL BUDGET 601 Long Avenue Phone 326 Day or Night
P'ursulan to the provisions of Section
237 12, Floriila Slatutes. 1941, notice is
hieriby ivu thal a 1 11 lic h,, Ira, liill III,
hIWIIl hy the County BoV il I i ll,,i Instrne- ( i I7
tio f hif o .' out. Florid l 2SOMP ETE SERVICE
195(. at tii, hour of 9: o' clock A. 31. CST,' PETE SERVICE
ii the County Board meeting room at wVewa- WE HANDLE ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE
i .i t-l ia Florid:ol, l -11 the illepnpose of iliselus-
1. iif, fitl lii'. iCi .e.s i O oniliv tilie i pro- FIRE LIFE CASUALTY BONDS
fiscal yer hieginimia ,July 1, 1S950, a l end- N We recommend fire insurance because its easy to start a fire
ing Jlune 30, 1)51, whlilh budget is sum-iii
.a...i v,i :Ii b., i n iC BUCtK ALEXANDER
I. Budget for Support and Maintenance of to B eCUK ALEXANDER
A. Balances on Hand Beginning of Year:
-gW," 1,11 WN V
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