The Saint Jo Tribune (Saint Jo, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, June 12, 1942 Page: 2 of 6
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THE 8A1NT JO TRIBUNE, FRIDAY, JUNE U, IMS
A CORDIAL INVITATION
to CAMP HOWZE WORKERS
SAINT JO IS WEST OF GAINESVILLE
ON HIGHWAY 82
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CONVENIENT - -
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-TO LIVE IN
Saint Jo, a small but modern and progressive city
located just across the county line in Montague coun-
ty, is already the home of a number of workers from
Camp Howze. Conveniences are available for many
Located only 22 miles west of Gainesville on Hi-
ghway 82, Saint Jo is at the very edge of the western
boundry of the camp site and will be only a few miles
from the working locations at the camp. Many rooms,
apartments and houses are available for early-com-
ers, because of a slack in the oil fields and the call of
Uncle Sam, which has left these desirable living
quarters 'for rent."
Your investigation of this city as a friendly "home
town" for you and your family is invited by the en-
tire population. You will find the usual number of
stores and shopping facilities. You will find food,
clothing, drug and other living-item prices at a "low
Before the construction period hits its full stride,
transportation facilities will likely be provided for
workmen to and from the camp, as a number of local
truck and automobile operators are already working
out of this city.
Saint Jo, the highest point between Gainesville
and Wichita Falls, is cool, comfortable location in
which to spend the summer months, when restful
nights are most enjoyed.
Come to Saint Jo NOW, and obtain living quarters
before the rush for these convenient rooms, apart-
ments and houses begins.
Houses - Apartments - Rooms
Electricity - Water- Sewer
Natural Gas - Telephone Service
M.K.&T. Railroad - Bus Lines
Methodist - Baptist - Church of
Christ - Assembly of God
W.O.W. and MASONIC ORDERS
ON U.S. HIGHWAY No. 82
Short Driving Distance of Camp
Make your home, for the duration of the construc-
tion period, in a city of small population but countless
conveniences. Every thing you would find in a city of
many thousands. A number of the finest apartments.
Gobd mail service. Regular transportation facilities,
both by rail and motor vehicle service.
The City of Saint Jo extends this invitation to you
to make Saint Jo
YOUR Home Town
Mayor M. L. Drabing - City Secretary Ruth Davis - Aldermen: Joe
Farris, Geo. Wright, Bill Crump, Dovle Powell, Chancey Morgan.
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Hayley, Earnest E. The Saint Jo Tribune (Saint Jo, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, June 12, 1942, newspaper, June 12, 1942; Saint Jo, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth335408/m1/2/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .