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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: December 23, 1976
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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FORTIETH YEAR, NUMBER 18


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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1976


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-THE STAR -
Published Every Thursday at 306 Williams Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida
By The Star Publishing Company
Secorid.Class Postage Pairat Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Wesley R. Ramsey .......... .. ................. Editor and Publisher
William H. Ramsey ....... .................................... Production Supt.
Frenchie L. Ramsey ................................................ Office Manager
Shirley K. Ramsey....... .............................. Typesetter, Subscriptions
POSTOFFICE BOX 308 PHONE 227.3161
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456

SECOND-CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456

SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY-ONE YEAR, 55.00 SIX MOS., S3.00 THREE MOS.., 127 50
OUT OF COUNTY--One Year, 16.00 OUT OF U.S.-One Year, s7 00

TO ADVERTISERS-In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves Isable
for damage further than amount received for such advertisement.

The spoken word 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.




EDITORIALS:





Christmas Means



to Give


About this time of the year one
of our favorite questions is to ask
someone what their perception of
the meaning of Christmas is.
Some, of course, will say that
Christmas is the birthday of God's
son Jesus Christ. Some will say it is
a time for Santa Claus to come,
bringing gifts to all the little
children. Some will say it is a time
for the giving and receiving of gifts.
Some will even say it is a time of the
giving of good will to our fellow man.
One thing all these definitions
have in common is the act of giving.
Some including the act of receiving,
but one cannot receive unless an-
.Other gives.
The first explanation of what
'Christmas is, is the proper descrip-
ition of course, but even this descrip-
tion includes the understood act of
giving. Even the most elementary
'ible school lesson taught to chil-
dren from the time they are able to
:talk and understand words is that
:God sent his Son into the World as a
:sacrifice for man's sin, which man
himself was not able to control. God


gave.
It seems that through the entire
Bible from the first page of Genesis
to the last page of Revelation, God is
in the business of giving for man.
Man has a special place in the eyes
of God. From the giving of life with
which to begin life on this earth to
the provision for a heaven after
death, God has given to man more
than man can ever think about
giving in return.
It shouldn't be too much for God
to expect of man that in light of his
great sacrifice that man could
sacrifice his headlong dash through
the world to pause for a day and
remember the birth of God's Son in a
manner in which God would have us
observe this auspicious event.
About the only "Christ" some
people will see in Christmas is when
the blessing is said at the dinner
table on Christmas day. Let's hope
that even then, they stop and realize
to whom the prayer is being offered.
God gave. Is it too much to
expect for man to give a little in
return?


Florida's Cabinet voted last
week, 6-1 to stop work or planning on
the Cross State Barge Canal. Chalk
up one for the environmentalists.
They were vocal; they were at the
right meetings; they were diligent.
It seems to us that Ferris
Bryant, former Governor of Florida,
made the most sensible approach to
the matter when he pleaded that the
Cabinet allow the Legislature to kill
the canal, if indeed it was to be
killed. Bryant reminded the Cabinet
that the Legislature formed the
Canal Authority and it should be
their duty to stop all progress and
terminate the project which has
been in the mind of Florida leaders
for over a century.
Bryant also reminded the Cabi-
net that the Congress of the United
States authorized its digging, and it
should be up to Congress to stop
future work on the project. He noted
that it was stopped by President
Nixon when, he, like the Cabinet of
Florida, had no authority to do so.
Only Secretary of Agriculture
Doyle Conner was in favor of
continuing study of the canal. He
recommended the Cabinet not scut-


Robert Creamer, a student
from Indian Pass enrolled in
his:fourth year at the Naval
Academy at Annapolis, spoke
to the Rotary Club last Thurs-
day, telling of some of his
experiences in training and
showing several slides of the
Academy and training exer-
cises he had participated in.
Creamer said his summer
training program had taken
him" from the Mediterranean
Sea to Hawaii and involved


tie the canal in its entirety, but that
the Cabinet suspend support of the
canal indefinitely rather than rec-
ommend its termination.
Bruce Smathers joined Conner
for a brief period, but eventually
cast his vote to stop the canal.
The Cabinet passed a resolution
to begin taking steps to dispose of
about 70,000 acres acquired for canal
construction. If in the future, the
state and nation should have a need
for the canal such as it did in World
War II, the beginning must start
again at number one rather than
take up where the last generation
left off.
Scenes on TV of the "damage"
caused by the canal's Rodman
Reservoir showed the area teeming
with birds and wild life. Shots of the
Oklawaha River, which stoppage is
designed to protect had no visible
wild life at all.
We can't say with authority
whether the canal would be good or
bad for the ecology. We can't help
but wonder, however, if the Intra-
coastal Canal which serves this area
well, would ever be built if it was
in just the planning stages today.


him in everything from howit-
zer firing to sea duty.
Creamer said 1,300 cadets
enrolled with him in his Fresh-
man class and approximately
900 will graduate at the end of
the four years of academic
and experience training.
Creamer said he plans to be
a Marine pilot after his stay at
Annapolis. This will require
two and a half more years of
study and training.


"I recommend the service
schools to anyone who gets the
opportunity to go". Creamer
said. "A candidate gets a first
class education, training ex-
perience. travel and an oppor-
tunity to build himself a good
career in some branch of the
service."

Guests of the club were Dr.
Rick Morley of Beacon Hill
and Wheelettes I'h.llis Willis
and Jean W\'hlltield


. Wishing

You A

Happy


Holiday

St. Joe Paper Company
has in years past always
managed to capture the
spirit of Christmas with
their annual display on the
lawn of the Chateau on
Monument Ave. This
year's colorful display
wishes passers-by Seasons
Greetings and addes to the
joy of the Yuletide season.
The display is colorfully
lighted at night to enhance
its attractiveness. Take a
drive downtown after dark
and see this display and the
other colorful displays
throughout the downtown
area.


17


Winter

Is Here,

Officially
Winter came to the Nor-
thern Hemisphere and the
Panhandle Monday night
with a cold blast which
shivered the entire coast-
line of Florida, including
Port St. Joe.
The official designation
of the season was just a
little anti-climactic here in
Gulf County, as consider-
able winter, Florida style,
has already been exper-
ienced this season.
With winter officially ar-
riving on the calendar, old
Mother Nature sent in an
advance guard of heavy
rains Sunday night and
all day Monday, in pre-
paration for the plum-
metting temperatures and
high winds Monday night,
climaxing in a cold morn-
ing Tuesday with patches
of ice here and there.
The Star's official unof-
ficial weather man, Bill
Simmons, took off on a
Christmas vacation just
when he was needed and
wasn't available to give the
rainfall for Sunday night
and Monday.


ETAOIN SHRDLU

By WESLEY R. RAMSEY


One of the stories of Christmas is the Charles
Dickens' story of Scrooge and Bob Cratchet.
Scrooge, you know, was a tight-wad and has lent
his name to the more conservative of our number
down through the years.
We have our own local Scrooges, only not to
the point of depriving a person of a morsel to eat
as the Dickens' Scrooge did to Bob Cratchet and
his family. Our Scrooges are merely tight with
their money.
One example-and he caught a good bit of
ribbing about it at the County Commission
meeting Tuesday-is Jerry Gates, the Finance
Officer in Clerk Core's office. Jerry has what one
would politely call a dilapidated car he drives
back and forth to work. The old car looks as if it
is past the point of being able to put one piston in
front of the other. There is not a panel on the car
which hasn't been bashed in or scraped. I think it
is an old Buick, though one can hardly tell from

the shape it's in. Once upon a time it was blue.
Everyone began needling Jerry about
parting with some of his money and buying
himself a decent car and quit parking his bundle


Other Editors Say:


Hard to Understand


What Is Happening


Trying to understand what
is happening in the world
today is becoming more and
more difficult.
Take for instance some of
the news events reported in
recent days:
OPEC nations are expected
to raise oil prices despite
predictions such action will
increase inflation and slow
economic recovery in Western
nations, and the OPEC na-
tions, which have invested oil
dollars heavily in Western
economies, will lose along
with everybody else.
U. S. motorists faced with
increasing gasoline prices and
forecasts of fuel shortages
within six to 18 months spurn
gasoline-saving compacts and
buy larger cars.
Soviet Union continues huge
.armament spending, while the
United States devotes smaller
and smaller percentage of
budget to defense.
A convicted killer, who
showed his victims no mercy,
becomes a cause celebre for
those who would save his life
despite his pleas to have his
execution carried out.
British workers, whose very
economic welfare depends on
their nation's ability to export
finished products and whose
nation is floundering in the
shoals of bankruptcy, continue
to go out on strike over every
minor grievance voiced by one
worker, thereby interrupting
production, increasing the per
unit cost and making them-
selves less competitive with
other nations, which decreas-
es exports and further under-
mines their existence.
Americans, who owe their
high standard of living to the
free enterprise economic sys-
tem, continue to look to gov-


ernment, whose failures in
trying to solve problems are
legion, to end unemployment
rather than demanding that
government restrictions
which are hampering growth
be removed from business.

Comments from New York
officials seeking a way out of
that city's bankrupt condition,
include schemes to borrow
more money, ways of putting
off paying current debt, and
having the federal govern-
ment take over some pro-
grams, but not one word about
cutting excessive spending
(which caused the problem to


begin with) to bring outgo in
line with income.
President Ford, along with
other national politicians, who
spit denunciations everytime
an industry announces a price
hike of one, two, or even eix
per cent, and a union an-
nounces its going after pay
raises to keep up with infla-
tion, proposes raising Con-
gressional salaries and those
of other top-level federal offi-
cials by as much as 40 per
cent, and doesn't blink an eye.
Sometimes we feel that the
whole world has stepped
through Alice's looking glass.
-Tallahassee Democrat


Murphy Outlines Plans

for Sheriff's Office


Gulf County Sheriff-elect,
Ken Murphy spoke to the
regular meeting of the Mer-
chant's Association Friday at
noon. outlining some of his
plans for the Sheriff's office
once he assumes his duties on
January 4.
Murphy said he knew some
of his listeners had supported
him and some had not. "Now
that I am the Sheriff, the best
way I can serve you is to have
the cooperation of all of you. I
want your support in order to
do you a better job".
Murphy said Gulf County
didn't have any organized
crime as the average person
understood the definition.
"Organized crime". "We
can't ignore the fact that the
drug problem is operated by
organized crime and we do
have a drug problem, even
though it is small compared to
other places. Therefore, we
have organized crime and


have to deal with it", Murphy
said. "We plan to vigorously
oppose the drug problem and
even to try to prevent it before
it happens with an education
program beginning with first
grade pupils," the Sheriff-
elect said.
Murphy said the Sheriff's
office budget wasn't as big as
it could be. "but we will make
do with what we have until we
can do better". Murphy said
there were no funds for a chief
deputy and other personnel
and materials the department
needed. "Many smaller coun-
ties have bigger budgets and
more men than we have",
Murphy said.
The newly-elected Sheriff
said he was planning to see
that his personnel offered
good service and cooperates
with other law enforcement in
the county. "We will stress
friendliness, helpfulness and
courtesy".


of scrap iron outside the Courthouse. What
started it all was some people complaining about
wrecked and abandoned cars beginning to pile
up in their neighborhood. When one begins to
think about wrecks and cars which should be
abandoned, he naturally thinks of Jerry's car, if
one is familiar with what is left of it.
Jerry says it runs fine and gets him there
and back.
Otis Davis and Skull Owens said recently
there was a crop of turnip greens growing in the
floor of the back seat. They had witnesses to this
fact. This bears out the fact that Jerry's car has
passed all usefulness as well as escetic qualities.
The weeds are trying to grow up through what
they recognize as an old wreck. Jerry just won't
park it long enough for them to get a good hold.

If we could go back to Thanksgiving day for
just a moment or two, we could come up with
something else we are thankful for.
We're thankful we don't have a school
system with some of the rules they have in
Washington state.
Saturday morning, I was sitting at the
breakfast table reading the paper and I came
across an article which made the papers
explaining that a school in Olympia, Wash., had
a Christmas program, all right, but they had to
do it without mentioning or alluding to the birth
of Jesus Christ. The School Board had passed a
ruling that no mention could be made of the
Saviour for fear of fostering a religion.
There was no Nativity scene. No skits
featuring Mary, Joseph, the three wise men,
baby Jesus and shepherds.
One official in the state wondered why they
even bothered to have a Christmas program at
all, since Christmas is a celebration of the
birthday of this Christ who has caused so many
people so much consternation about what they
should and shouldn't believe.
How can one even call Christmas "Christ-
mas" without violating the ruling set down by
the school. Since the name of Christ makes up
the majority of the word, I feel the governing
body of this school district has missed a bet in
making sure the children of their community
don't get the idea there ever was such a person
who walked on this earth and left such an
indelible impression that a book of his sayings
and actions has survived some of the most
zealous efforts to destroy it.
If you take the "Christ" out of "Christmas",
all you have left is "mas". Even one meaning of
this word is to worship. Eliminate the "mass"
and you have nothing left, which is a pretty good
description of Christmas without Christ.

The Arabs say it's now going to cost the
world more for its oil. That's a fine Christmas
present to spring on a world already straining at
the spectre of inflation which is threatening to
destroy many of the former great nations of our
world.
The money hungry Arabs think if they can
get more for their oil they will be able to buy
more. In reality, what they are doing is running
up the price of what they buy even higher.
The Saudi Arabians seemed to see the
handwriting on the wall and broke with their
brothers in OPEC and refused to hike their
prices at the rate proposed by the majority of
OPEC. Saudi Arabia wanted to hold the price
line and finally agreed to levy a five percent
increase while nine of the 11 member organiza-
tion agreed to hike their prices 15 percent.
I wonder if that oil is going to taste good
spread on a piece of bread ... if they can buy a
piece of bread to spread it on.


Cabinet Hasty


Robert Creamer Endorses


the Service Schools for Youth


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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


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fIlE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. ThURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976 PAGE TIIREE


"Old Man, Give Me Your Money"


With four robberies report-
'ed in Port St. Joe within the
past three weeks, the robbers
are getting more bold in the


area and staging hold-ups. tion at the corner of First
Last Thursday evening at Street and Highway 98 and
about 9:00 P.M., a robber pulled a gun-point robbery on
entered the Gulf Service Sta- the owner, Aubrey Tomlinson.


The robber apparently waited
outside until Tomlinson wasn't
busy then came in the station,
robbing him of nearly $500 at


Phil Tomlinson points to spot where shotgun blast struck heater.





Reconstruction of City



Pier Is Nearly Completed


With the exception of some
painting and the decorative
cupola and weather vane on
the top, the City recreation
pier at the west end of Fifth
Street is complete, the con-
tractor, Kolmetz Construction
Co., notified the Commission
Monday night by letter. Kol-
metz asked for his final pay-
ment on the project, less a 10
percent retainer until the
painting and cupola could be
completed. Weather has slow-
ed the painting and the cupola
and weather vane have not
arrived from the manufac-
turer yet.
E. F. Gunn, who has super-
vised the project for the City
said, "I think this pier will
survive a storm. It's well
built, sturdy and designed so
the floor won't float away like
the other one did".
PROVIDE SHELTER
The Commission agreed to
allow the Ministerial Associa-
) tion to use rooms upstairs over
the Police Station in the City
Hall as an overnight hostel for
transients who find them-
selves on the road and broke,
The Ministerial Assoaiction is
to supervise the program and
care for the rooms.
Rev. Bill Heaton, pastor of
the First Baptist Church and
representing the Ministers
said that occasionally they are
called on to provide overnight
lodging when they arrive here
broke and in need of shelter.
"We would use the rooms only
in cases where families are
involved", Heaton said. Their
usual practice is to lodge
single men in a jail cell and
Rev. Heaton said they would
continue this practice.
The Ministerial Association
will furnish the room and
provide linens.
The Commission agreed to
put the bathroom facilities
and heating in good condition
in the small apartment, which
was originally designed to
house firemen.
TO MEET
The Commission was noti-
fied by Commissioner Gerald
Sullivan that the County Com-
mission wishes to meet with
the City to iron out an agree-
ment for furnishing water and


sewer services to the Oak
Grove Water and Sewer Dis-
trict. Bids are expected to be
called for construction of the
system in early January.
The County wants the City to
sell treated water to the
system, collect the sewage for
treatment in the Wastewater
Treatment plant and take care
of the meter reading and
billing chores.
The agreement to be worked
out is how much this is going
to cost the customers on the
system.


A tentative agreement of
around $11.00 a month was
reached some time ago when
the system was in the planning
stage.
OTHER BUSINESS
In other' matters of business
in the short session Monday
night, the Commission:
-Refused use of the Cen-
tennial Building for a week to
Evangelist R. L. Wicker and
for a one night stand to a
Jacksonville wrestling pro-
moter.
-Agreed to take bids on


carpeting the work area of the
City Hall. The City has the
money for the project in
uncommitted funds.
-Agreed to place a tele-
phone in the Washington gym-
nasium provided the phone
company could provide an
installation which could not be
used for long distance calls.
-Agreed to hire Leo F.
Huber, former maintenance
supervisor of Chipola Junior
College as maintenance super-
intendent at Municipal Hospi-
tal.


City's new recreation pier.


Slick Highway Blamed for Two-Car Crash


The first automobile acci-
dent of the holiday season was
reported here in Port St. Joe


Monday when two cars collid-
ed on rain-slick streets at the
intersection of Highway 98 and


Courthouse. City Hall Reveal

Special Hours for Holidays


Local government offices in
the Port St.' Joe area have
announced their holiday clos-
ing hours, which will affect the
remainder of the week.
The Gulf County Courthouse
will be closed Thursday and
Friday of this week for the
Christmas holidays. The
Courthouse will be open for
business Monday at 9:00 A.M.,


as usual.
The Port St. Joe City Hall
will be closed Friday of this
week and Monday and Tues-
day of next week to give
employees the three-day
Christmas holiday the City
allows.
The City Hall will be closed
also on Monday, January 3 for
the New Year holiday.


20th Streets Monday morning.
Over $1,400 in damages was
estimated by local police when
a sedan, driven by Charles
Costin struck Ithe rear of a
vehicle driven by Mary Wil-
hams at the intersection
According to Patrolman
Bob Lightfoot. Mrs. Williams
slowed to make a left turn into
20th Street off the highway
and Costin's car skidded on
the wet highway when the
brakes were applied, striking
the rear of Mrs. Williams car.
Lightfoot estimated that
both vehicles were travelling
at about t15 miles per hour.
No charges were filed.


the point of a sawed-off shot-
gun.
Police Chief H. W. Griffin
said police found a spot under
a tree across the street from
the service station where the
robber apparently waited his
chance to enter the station
undetected to pull his heist.
Griffin said police surmise
that the stick-up man came
and left on foot after pulling
his daring hold-up.
Tomlinson, who was in the
hospital until Monday of this
week from the beating the
robber gave him in the hold-
up, said he was sitting at his
desk reading when, all of a
sudden, there was a man
standing beside him.
Tomlinson said he looked up
and the robber poked the
shotgun in his face and said,
"Old man, give me your
money".
The veteran service station
operator said he brushed the
gun aside from his face and
the man, who was wearing a
stocking over his face, snarl-
ed, "I'm not kidding;' this is a
stick-up", and then hit him in
the head with a gun butt.
Tomlinson, said the blow
knocked him out of his chair to
the floor in front of the cash
register. The thief then hit
Tomlinson in the head with the
gun again, at least two more
times. Tomlinson said he re-
membered the thief taking the
money out of the cash register
and dropping much of it on the
floor while trying to stuff it
into his pockets.
"Then, I passed out", Tom-
linson said.
Sometime during the beat-
ing, either the thief fired to
scare Tomlinson or the gun
went off accidentally. The
pellets struck the base of a
heater in the station, which
was only inches away from
Tomlinson's head. Tomlinson
said he couldn't remember
just when the shot came, but
he could remember it going
past his shoulder and striking
the stove.
Tomlinson was taken to
Municipal Hospital where he
was treated for three nasty
cuts on the head, made by
blows from the butt of the gun.
He also had lacerations about
the wrist and hands where he
had apparently tried to shield
his head during the beating.
According to Chief of Police
H. W. Griffin, this was only the
second strong-arm robbery in
his tenure as Police Chief,
which stretches back to the
'40's. Griffin said the only
other robbery by force in the
City was against a fabric shop,
operated by Mrs. Braxton
Ward, and happened about
three years ago.


TELAN Credit

Union Cited

for Service

The TELAN Federal Credit
Union of Port St. Joe has
earned a National Credit Un-
ion Administration Thrift
Honor Award for its success in
stimulating savings among
small savers, according to
Bernard M. Ganzfried, Re-
gional Director, NCUA Region
III.
The credit union attained a
monthly growth rate of 4.1
percent in accounts under
$20,000. According to Ganz-
fried, this rate of growth was
well above the average for
Federal credit unions of sim-
ilar size.
On October 31, 1976, the
credit union had 241 members
with total savings of $174,514.
The credit union was char-
tered in 1962.
R. H. Brinson is president of
the credit union and E. J.
Baxley serves as its treasurer.
The National Credit Union
Administration charters, sup-
ervises, and insures over 12,-
800 Federal credit unions in
the United States. It conducts
the Thrift Honor Award pro-
gram to provide an incentive
for Feceral credit union offi-
cials to encourage members
with small accounts to include
regular savings as a part of
their family financial man-
agement plan.


BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT


Dunham to pay for a new Ventilator
evt ice ive automatic breathing device to be used in the
-f Lc Given. hospital's operating room. Looking on is
anesthetist Rune Lilquist.
Mrs. Zella Anderson, left, of the old Mrs. Anderson and Dunham are in the.
Ilospital Auxiliary presents a check to process of making an attempt to get the:
Municipal Hospital Administrator David Auxiliary reactivated. -Star photp.




Two Burglaries Reported

This past week seemed to be
the week for robberies here in
Port St. Joe. In addition to
the strong-arm robbery of the
Gulf Service Station, thieves '
broke into Boddye's Standard
Station and a juvenile was
arrested for stealing gasoline A
from an automobile Monday
morning. l
The Boddye's Standard Ser-
vice burglary happened some
time during the night last
Thursday and was discovered
by Boddye when he opened for ,
business Friday morning.
The thieves had gained en-
trance to the station through a
window and took about $30.00
in cash and a carton of .
cigarettes.
This robbery is under inves- '
1 nation, according to Police
i patrolman Bob Lightfoot.
Patrolman James Buchan- .- We're wishing you a
an arrested a 16-year-old ju- wonderful holiday season loaded
venile Monday morning for with sincere thanks for your patronage.
stealing gasoline from an
automobile owned by Joseph
H. Bowden of 528 Fourth
Street. BOYLES DEPT. STORE
The juvenile was turned
over to the Division of Youth
Services.


Mr. and Mrs. Tim Griffin
announce the birth of a daugh-
ter, Angela Noelle, born De-
cember 16 in Bay Memorial
Medical Center. The baby
weighed eight pounds and
three ounces.
Grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. 0. E. Griffin and Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Moore, all ofl Port
St. Joe.


THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976 PAGE THREE'


THE STAR, Port St.Joe, Fla.

























































24 Oz. Log Cabin
Syrup
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1512 Oz. Raqu
Spaghetti
Sauce
690


1034 Oz. Fine Fare 1034 Oz. Fine Fare
Tomato Vegetable
Soup Soup
5/$1.005/S1.O00


1 lb. Premium
Saltines
59C


12 Oz. Niblets
CORN
2/79C


32 oz. Returnable
RC Cola
& Flavors
4/99C


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Dear Santa


I would like to have...

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Dear Santa, -
I would like a type writer
for Christmas. My sister Holly
would like a Record player
and little Dana would like a
Baby Tender Love and a
rocking chair. May God bless
you.
Love,
Marcy 8, Holly 6 and
Dana 3, Stripling


Dear Santa,
I want a motor-cross bike
with training wheels, a cow-
boy suit with a rifle and two
pistols. I also want a drum. I
wish my Nanny could be well
for Christmas.
:Tyler Ford

Dear Santa.,
My name is Sabrina Daw-
son. I am 9 years old and in the
7th grade. Bring me a pair of
skates, shoes, a baby doll,
dishes, a easy bake oven and
that all. I am a very good girl
all the time, you can ask my
mother and father and they
will tell you "I am good". So
until we see you our house,
Bye-bye, and I'll see you
Xmas.
Love you,
Sabrina Dawson


Dear Santa,
I am Kevin Dawson, age 7
and I am in the 2nd grade.
These are the things I want for
Xmas. I want some candy,
Evil Knievel bicycle, roller
skates, Mickey Mouse watch,
watch-radio, Old Maid cards


and a choo-choo train. I guess
this will keep me busy until
next Xmas. Thank you for
listening and have a very
Merry Xmas. Please don't
forget me!
Kevin Dawson
P.S., I am waiting patiently.

Dear Santa,
My name is Timothy Daw-
son. I am 10 years old and in
the fifth grade. And all I want
for Xmas is a tape recorder,
roller skates, and a CB
walkie talkie. I will be very
happy if you drop these gifts
for me at my house. I hope you
have a merry Xmas and a
very happy New Year.
Sincerely,
Timothy Dawson
244 Avenue C

Dear Santa,
I have been .a good girl.
Please bring me a Hush Li'l
Baby, Barbie Doll, Barbie doll
house, Barbie doll clothes,
Bionic Woman and some sur-
prises. I will leave you some
cake and milk.
Donna Lisa
Brownell



Dear Sainnt Nicholas,
Some nice toys.
Joel

Dear Santa,
I want a tea set and a barbie
doll. I like you Santa. Merry
Christmas.
K. K. Wood


Dear Santa,
I guess I want to ge
electric train and a str
armstrong and fonzie s
and a pair of blue jeans
fonzei jacket. The best pre
of all is for Nanny to get
Tommy Ford

Dear Santa,
Thank you for last ye
stuff and would you try
see if you can git my dog a
water bowl. And try to git
dedy a Bibel and my broth

CARD OF THANKS
We take this means
convey our deep appre
tion for the sympathetic c
cern expressed in our be]
during the illness and death
our mother, Mrs. Fran
Pitts. We gratefully ackn
ledge every phone call, ca
visit and the lovely flower
this difficult time.
The Family ol
Mrs. Frances P


The sign &, is called
ampersand from the phr
"and per se and" or "&
itself means and." The ch
acter is believed to h
originated as an abbreviat
of the Latin et meaning"an
It is pronounced Am-per-sa


et a
etcl
shir
and
sen
well



war's
and
new
my
er a


tc
cia-
con-
half
h of
ices
low-
ard,
s at


itts


the
rase
by
har-
ave
ion
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nd.


Two FDCLE Men



Quit After Report


A grand jury report, issued here in Port
St. Joe'on Monday of last week, was termed
"only a small factor" in the resignation of a
top Florida Department of Criminal Law
Enforcement top agency official last Thurs-
day. The jury report charged two members of
the FDCLE with leaking derogatory stories
about a state legislator, Rep. Billy Joe Rish of
Port St. Joe, to Gulf County Judge David
Taunton.
FDCLE director William Troelstrup de-
manded the regisnation Wednesday of last
week from Lloyd First, who headed a key
division in the agency,
The St. Petersburg Times reported that
First was one of two agents apparently
referred to in the grand jury presentment that
criticized the department for its handling of
an investigation of Rish.
However, Bob Pennington, FDCLE in-
formation director, criticized news reports on
the resignation and said that the emphasis on
the grand jury report had been overstated.
"That is a separate issue entirely. It was
only a small factor" in the resignation,
Pennington said.
He said the resignation was "based on
`differences of opinion over management


concepts that have existed for several
months."
First refused all comment on his resigna-
tion, which took effect on Friday of last week.
A Gulf Couinty grand jury last Monday
issued a report clearing Rish and former
state Senator George Tapper of any wrongdo-
ing. The panel said they had been the victims
of "unfounded allegations."
Rish became the subject of the grand jury
probe after County Judge David L. Taunton
publicly accused Rish of helping Tapper get
$3 million in public improvements on his land.
Taunton said the two men participated in
a "corrupt political scheme" to enhance the
value of Tapper's property.
While clearing Rish and Tapper, the
grand jury accused two unnamed FDCLE
agents of using Taunton to make public the
accusations against Rish and Tapper.
First and Don West, head of FDCLE's
West Florida field office, were the two agents
involved in investigating the initial accusa-
tions.
The FDCLE report to Gov. Reubin Askew
said no criminal law had been violated by
Rish and Tapper.


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With record-breaking cold
temperatures descending
upon them, many
Southerners will be firing up
furnaces and fireplaces in an
effort to bring more warmth
into their homes. But before
you stack the logs in the
fireplace and turn up the
thermostats on the furnaces,
take time. to be sure your
heating equipment is ready
for a safe winter, says the
Insurance Information
Institute.
CHECK FURNACES AND
ROOM HEATERS --
In checking your furnace,
here are possible hazard areas
that the Institute
recommends you keep in
mind.
-- Keep any combustible
material away from your
furnace. Don't pile up old
papers or boxes near the heat.
-- Flue pipes, which are
usually not insulated, radiate
heat. Allow at least 18 inches
on all sides clear of anything
that can bum. Flues for
gas-fired furnaces can have as
little as six inches apart.
-- Those thin metal flue
pipes should be as short as
possible, and supported every
three feet. They should have


tight connections, be free of
rust, and be of the right size.
Check your local building
code for further details.
A word about room
heaters. Locate them away
from curtains, furniture and
other combustibles, and away
from doors, stairs and fire
exists. When buying a heater,
look for a safety approved
label, such as Underwriter's
Laboratories (UL), or the
American Gas Association for
gas heaters.
-- PREPARE YOUR
FIREPLACE --
Since many homes are now
being equipped with
fireplaces, homeowners
should take the time to
inspect their chimneys and
surroundings for possible fire
hazards. .Beginning from the
bottom and working through
to the top, here's how the
Institute says to check your
chimney.
-- Be sure the chimney is
well supported by a firm
foundation, such as a
concrete slab.
-- Check your hearth for an
adequate spark screen. Keep
rugs away.
-- Brick should be four
inches thick with a 5/8 inch
thick tile lining.


-- Unused flue openings
should be closed up with
solid masonry. Avoid metal
caps that could rust out.
Combustible building
material SHOULD NOT
touch the chimney.
-- Check for loose, leaning
or cracked bricks, particularly
in attics or concealed spaces.
-- Is your chimney high
enough? It should be at least
three feet above the roof
peak, and two feet above any
portion of the building within
10 feet.

By cleaning your chimney
once a year, you can
practically eliminate the risk
of having a chimney fire.
First, open the damper. Then
find an old sheet, dip it in
water, and wring it out. Hang
the sheet over the fireplace
opening to keep soot from
entering the room.
Fill a burlap sack or heavy
paper bag and take your
"sweeper" up to the roof.
Raise and lower the bag
inside the chimney several
times. That's it.
This holiday season
promises to be cold, but fun.
Remember: it's good to be
warm, but essential to be
safe. (PRN)


Bibel and my mama a bibel
to. Whould you try please.
This is what I want: Frisky
mini 22, $399.95; Huffy Silver
Thunder 2" Motocross bike,
$79.97; Mighty Crane, $15.97;
concept 2000 road runner bike,
cb-am radio, $22.97; L.J.N
emergency walkie talkies,
$16.97; concept 2000 Mickey
Mouse singing along, $13.50;
Vanity Fair denim solid state
phon, $19.97; coleco Telstar
coverter to ac, $4.97; coleco
Telstar, $47.88; Royal high top
skates, blue, size 1, $12.88;
Cookie Monster talks, $9.99; 3
way zig zag conselette
machine, $19.95; lite-brite,
19.88; Etch-a-sketch drawing
board, $4.98; the Fonze guitar,
$7.77; supertoe-a-winner,


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


$6.99; Barbie's beauty bath
and vanity, $9.88; Ideal Baby
dreams, $10.97; Ideal rub-a-
dub tug boat shower, $5.97;
Kenner Baby Aliver, $10.97;
nursery center, $5.97; careset,
$3.97; E-Z cut electric bottle
cutter kit, $17.97; Marx Big
Wheel, $18.88; AHM Ho gauge
electric train set, Yard-
master, $19.97; Holly, $4.47;
Freddy Bear, $6.47; Peterson
traveller stroller, $26.97.
Bridget House
Note: Bridget has included all
the catalog numbers for the
items she wants in her letter.
We'll forward them to Santa
Claus, so he'll be sure to
know just what she wants.


PAGE FIVE


More "Letters to Santa Claus"

on Pages 16 and 19



First United

Methodist Church
Constitution and Monument
Port St. Joe, Fla.
JOHNIE W. McCURDY, Minister

CHURCH SCHOOL ....................... 9:45 A.M.
PREACHING SERVICE ......... 11 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
METHODIST YOUTH FELLOWSHIP .... 6:30 P.M.
CHOIR REHEARSAL (Wednesday) ...... 7:30 P.M.


1*


We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our fine

patrons a happy and holy Christmas. We hope that all of the

blessings of the season will be with you. We have appreciated

your patronage and we hope that you will return to visit us

soon. Our greatest pleasure is in serving you.





The Sugar Plum Tree



Gift Shoppe Florist



Billy Joe Rich, Jr.


Check Heater Safety,


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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


Bowling News


St. Joe Furniture and.High-
land View Superettes met on
lanes three and four. The
furniture team took three
games to increase their lead in
first place. St. Joe Furniture
was paced by Jo O'Barr with a
498 series. Mary Whitfield
rolled a 395 series for the
Superettes.
The Alley Kats continued
their losing ways by dropping
three games to Pate's. Marian
Deeson was high for the Alley
Kats with a 418 series. Ruby
Lucas rolled a 468 series for
Pate's.
Christine Lightfoot bowled a
444 series for Fla. Bank to help
in their three game win over
the Play Girls. Nita White-
hurst paced the Play Girls
with a 395 series.
C&G and Pepsi Cola met on


Helping Santa Claus
Phil Earley, right, and Abe Miller are shown as they're
loading up bicycles to be used in the Toys for Tots annual


Christmas program by the Jaycees. Phil, of Earley's
Hardware, donated the brand new bikes to be used in this
worthwhile endeavor to the Jaycees, represented by Abe
Miller, president. Star photo


Peters Downs. Wewa Gators In Cage Competition

I Peters Laundry downed until the last quarter to pull points. Amos Pittmas was in Peters Laundry defensive ef-
AWewa Gators in their first ahead of the Gators by twelve double figures with 14 points fort.
Scheduled game, by 62-50. points. and John Briggs led the Joe Jackson and James
Peters Laundry started off Nathan Peters, Jr. was the defense with 12 rebounds. Reford were the leading point
kvith a six point lead at the end leading point producer for Pittman added nine rebounds producers for the Wewa Ga-
j)f the first period. It took them Peters Laundry team with 17 and Peters added five to the tors with 12 points each.


lanes five and six with each
taking two games. Lou Mork
of C&G had a 409 series. Kay
Katynsky of Pepsi Cola had a


396 series.
Standings
St. Joe Furniture
Superettes
Alley Cats
Florida Bank
Pate's 66
C?G
Play Girls


W L-
2 131/2
19
2 201/
28
33
37
39


PA-GE SIX


FIRST BAPTIST

CHURCH
Corner Third Street and Baltzell Avenue
REV. BILL HEATON. Pastor
STANLEY E. YOUNG, Minister of Music & Youth
Sunday School ........... .............. 9:45 A.M .
Morning Worship SeriAice ............ 11:00 A.M.
Church Training ...................... 6:30 P.M .
Evening Worship Service ............ 7:30 P.M.
Prayer Meeting (Wed.) .............. 7:00 P.M.

"Come and Worship God with Us"


merry time of year and
we hope that yours will be filled with happiness.



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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR-
TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY.
FLORIDA FIRST NATIONAL BANK at
Port St. Joe, a National Banking Asso-
ciation with its principal office In Port
St. Joe, Florida,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES R. LECKIE and ROSEMARY
LECKIE BROWN,
Defendants.
NOTICE
TO: ROSEMARY LECKIE BROWN
Rt. Box 719
Delta, Ohio 43515
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Com-
plaint to Foreclose on the Mortgage
given to Florida First National Bank at
Port St. Joe, Florida has been filed in the
above styled Court and you are com-
manded to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, on FRED N. WITTEN,
Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is
303 Fourth Street, Port St. Joe, Gulf
County, Florida, and whose Post Office
Address is P. 0. Box 87, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456, on or before January 27,
1977, and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs' Attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default may be
entered against you for the relief sought
in the Complaint to Foreclose.
WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the
Court at POrt St. Joe, Gulf County,
Florida, this 15th day of December, 1976.
GEORGE Y. CORE,
Circuit Court Clerk
By:
Deputy Clerk 4t 12-23

NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
County Commissioners of Gulf County,
Florida, intend to post the Gulf County
Canal as a "no wake" zone from the
Easternmost boundary line of Basic
Magnesia Corporation to the Highland
View Bridge on Highway 98.
Any and all persons wishing to
comment on the posting of this part of
the Canal should submit written com.
ments to the Board of County Commis-
sioners of Gulf County, at Gulf County
Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida, or
appear in person to express their
approval or disapproval at the board
meeting to be held on January 11, 1977,
at 9:00 a.m.
Board of County Commissioners
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: Everett Owens, Jr.,
Chairman
ATTEST: George Y. Core,
Clerk 2t 12-16
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids in duplicate will be
received until January 11, 1977, at 11:00
a.m. EST by the Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners, at which time
and place all bids will be publicly opened
and read aloud for the construction of
the following project.
PUBLIC LIBRARY,
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
Plans, specifications, and contract
documents may be inspected at the
Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf County
Courthouse and at the office of the
Architect, State Road 22, Wewahitchka,
Florida and may be procurred by
General Contractors upon a deposit of
$50.00 per set for plans and specifica-
tions, of which the full amount will be
refunded to each General Contractor
whosubmits a bid and all other deposits
for other than one complete set of plans
and specifications will be returned less
deduction to cover cost of reproduction.
All documents must be returned in good
condition within ten (,10);days after date,
Of opening of bids.
Cashier's check, Cerii. cr",: .Or'
bid bond, for not less than'5 percent'of
the amount of the bid, must accompany
each proposal.
Performance, Labor and Material
Bond, and Workman's Compensation
Insurance will be required of the
successful bidder.
Right is reserved to reject any or all
proposals and waive technicalities.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a
period of (30) days after dale set for
opening.
Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County
Port St. Joe, Florida
Charles A. Gaskin, AIA
P. 0. BOx 7
Wewahitchka, Florida 3t12-16
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 76-11
In Re: Estate of
JOHN R. BOWERS,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS
OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
ESTATE AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
the administration of the estate Of JOHN
R. BOWERS, Deceased, File Number
76-11, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is P. 0. BOx 968,
Gulf County, Florida. The name and
address of the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All persons having claims or demands
against the estate are required, WITHIN
THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE, to file with the clerk of
the above court a written statement of
any claim or demand they may have.
Each claim must be in writing and must
indicate the basis for the claim, the
name and address of the creditor or his
agent or attorney, and the amount
claimed. If the claim is not yet due, the
date when it .-/ill become due shall be
stated. If the claim is contingent or
unliquidated, the nature of the un-
certainty shall be stated. If the claim is
secured, the security shall be described.
The claimant shall deliver sufficient
copies of the claim to the clerk to enable
the clerk to mail one copy to each
personal representative.
All persons interested in the estate to
whom a copy of this Notice of Admini-
stration has been mailed are required,
WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objections
they may have that challenges the
validity of the decedent's will, the
qualifications of the personal represen-
tative, or the venue or jurisdiction of the
court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
Date of the first publication of this
Notice of Administration: December 16,
1976.
-s- Beatrice B. Frederick,
As Personal Representative of the
Estate of John R. Bowers, Deceased.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
ERIC R. JONES,
HEDMAN, COSSABOOM & JONES,
P.A.


1520 S. Babcock Street
SMelbourne, Fl 32901
Telephone: 305-723-1616 2t 12-16
NOTICE TO ALL
INTERESTED PERSONS
The City Commission of the City of
port St. Joe at their regularly scheduled
meeting on December 7,1976, authorized
City Clerk Michael J. Wright to assist
any person in securing aid for the
improvement of sub-standard housing in
the City of Port St. Joe. Persons desiring
assistance should contact the Clerk in
City Hall during normal business hours
of any work week.
-s- Michael J. Wright,
City Auditor and Clerk 2t12-16


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that the
Board of County Commissioners at their
regular meeting on January 11, 1977, at
9:00 A.M., E.S.T., at the County Cornm-
missioners Room in the Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St. Joe, will consider
the advisability of closing, vacating and
abandoning any interest the County
might have in and to the following
right-of-way:
The Southwesterly fifty (50) feet of
the unnamed alley lying in Block
Eleven (11) of Yon's Addition to
Beacon Hill Subdivision as recorded
in Plat Book 1, page 45, Public
Records of Gulf County, Florida.
The Commissioners will welcome
comments of any interested parties
regarding the proposed abandonment.
BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: Everett Owens, Jr., Chairman
Attest: George Y. Core, Clerk
2t 12-23
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
IN RE: The Adoption of
GEORGE HOWARD WHITFIELD.
NOTICE
TO: ANNIE LAURA WHITE
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition
for the Adoption of the above named
minor has been filed in the above styled
Court and you are commanded to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if any, on
FRED N. WITTEN, Petitioner's Attor-
ney, whose address is 303 Fourth Street,
Port St. Joe, Florida, and whose Post
Office Address is P. O. Box 87, Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456, on or before January
10, 1977, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service
on Petitioner's Attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default may be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the
Court at Port St. Joe, Gulf County,
Florida, this 7th day of December, 1976.
GEORGE Y. CORE,
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Margaret B. Core,
Deputy Clerk 4t 12-9

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
IN RE: The Adoption of
ANNA MARIA WHITFIELD.
NOTICE
TO: ANNIE LAURA WHITE
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition
for the Adoption of the above named
minor has been filed'in the above styled
Court and you are commanded to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if any, on
FRED N. WITTEN, Petitioner's Attor.
ney, whose address is 303 Fourth Street,
Pot St. Joe, Florida 32456 and whose post
office address is P. 0. Box 87, Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456, on or before January
10, 1977. and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service
on Petitioner's Attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default may be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the
Court at Port St. Joe, Gulf County,
Florida, this 7th day of December, 1976.
GEORGE Y. CORE,
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Margaret B. Core,
Deputy Clerk 4t 12-9

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR-
"TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
ST-TE OCr 'Lc'"ID0. IN AND, FOR
GULF COUNT r" ? ;
FLORIDA ENGINEERING ASSO-
CIATES, INC.,
Plaintiff,
Vs.
EDDIE SHELLEY, SHELLBUILT
CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOP-
MENT CO., INC., WILLIAM A.
WALKER, II., TRUSTEE, WILLIAM A.
WALKER, II., JAMES T. McNEILL
AND RUTH M. WALKER,
Defendants.
NOTICEOF ACTION
TO: Eddie Shelley
Carpenter Road
East Fishskill (Hopewell Junct)
New York 12533
Shellbuilt Construction and Deve-
lopment. Co., Inc.
22 West 48th Street
New York, N.Y. 10036
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
an action to impose and enforce a lien on
the following property in Gulf County,
Florida:
Beginning at the SW corner of Sec-
tion 11, T9S, R10W, Gulf County,
Florida; thence N Odegrees 16'03" E
along the West line of said Sec. 11 for
1873.61 feet to a point that is 3406.39
feet from the NWcorner of said Sec.
11, thence S 89 degrees 43'57" E for
555.53 feet to a curve concave to the
West having a radius of 1288.92 feet,
a delta angle of degrees, 56'58" and
a chord bearing of S 13 degrees
17'05" W, thence run along said
curve for an arc distance of 66.35
feet, thence N 89 degrees 38'47" E
for 1430.38 feet, thence N 0 degrees
21'13" W for 76.69 feet, thence N 89
degrees 38'47" E for 466.69 feet
thence N 0 degrees 21'13"E for
157.29 feet, thence N 89 degrees
38'47" E for 51i.27 feet, thence N 29
degrees 56'40" E for 26.55 feet,



the easterly ine of Gulf County Fla.,
thence S 29 degrees 56'40" W along
said County line for 4481.49 feet to
the Northerly r-w line of SR 30 (66'
rw) being a curve concaved to the
North, having a radius of 2342.62
feet, a delta angle of 16 degrees
18'14", a chord of 664.36 feet and a
chord bearing Of S 83degrees 24'37"
W, thence run along said curve for
an arc distance of 666.61 feet to a
point of reverse curvature having a
radius of 1841.03 feet, a delta angle
of 14 degrees 00'00", a tongent dis-
tance of 226.05 feet, and run along
said curve, being the Northerly r-w
line of SR 30 (66' r.w), for an arc
distance of 449.85 feet, thence S 76
degrees 45'30" W, along the North-
erly r-wof SR 30 for 899.84 feet to the
West line of Sec. 14 TgS, R10W, Gulf
County, Florida, thence N Odegrees
16'03" E along said section line for
2846.94feet to the p.o.b. All lying and
being in Sections 11 and 14, T9S,
R10W, Gulf County, Florida, con-
taining 162.71 acres more or less in
Section 11, and 161.15 acres more or
less in Section 14.
has been filed against you, Eddie
Shelley and Shellbuilt Construction
and Development Co., Inc., jointly and
severally, and each of you are
required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on


ROBERT M. MOORE, Esq.
P. O. Box 248
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Plaintiff's Attorney, on or before the
14thday of January, 1976, and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiff's
Attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in
the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this
Court on the 10th day of December,
1976.
GEORGE Y. CORE,
Circuit Court Clerk,
By: -s- Elizabeth M. Cumbie,
Deputy Clerk 41t12.16


E'ight-s ear-old Carolh n
Willianms i center), a pa-
fient at Denver's National
Asthma Center since Octo-
ber. wraps Christmas gifts'
with Michael Hall Ileft,
frnm Chicago. Ill.. and
Chri-tmas FIl-In Coordi-
nator \rd LDa- is. The Vtil-
lisms family I Mr. and Mrs.-
Ilihnnan ,illiams. Belt,,
Iillak ilIaILl if d He-manI
from Port St. Joe. Fla., will
Ie i-ilking Caroln for
Cht litmas thanks to dona-
(ions of Frontier Airlines
emploNee-,


Medicare Payment Advice


Doctor bills for October,
November and December
may in some cases count
toward the $60 annual deduct-
ible for both 1976 and 1977
under the "carry-over" pro-
vision of Medicare medical
insurance, according to David
Robinson, Social Security Re-
presentative for Gulf County.
"Medicare medical insur-
ance can't help pay for your
covered medical expenses
until your record shows you've
had $60 in covered medical
expenses in a calendar year,"
Robinson said. "But people
who haven't had $66 in cover-
ed expenses beforee Ottober
should be sure to send in all
the bills for covered services
they receive in October,


November or December. Any
expenses you have during the
last three months of the year
that can be counted toward
your deductible for that year
can also be counted toward the
deductible for the next year,"
Robinson stated.
The carry-over rule helps
people who might otherwise
have to pay the $60 deductible
twice in a short period of
time-at the end of one year
and at the beginning of the
next year, Robinson explain-
ed.
Bills for- covered ni-, ,';cal
services should'be attached to
-a fillerdi-.ut Request for Medi-
care Payment form and sent
to Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.,
P. 0. Box 2525, Jackson-


ville, 32203. Request for Medi-
care Payment forms are
available at any social secur-
ity office and at many doctors'
offices.
Medicare medical insurance
helps pay for doctor bills and
many other medical expenses
of people 65 and over, of dis-
abled people under 65 who
have been entitled to social
security disability benefits for
at least 24 consecutive
months, and of many people
with permanent kidney
failure.
Medical insurance is the
voluntary part i.tl medicaree,
funded by individual pre-
miums and Federal general
revenues. Medicare is ad-
ministered by the Social


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Girl Scouts Plant Pines On .
Girl Scouts Plant Pines On Wewahitckhka to Enter Christmas Parade
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Highland V iew Campus


As a way to better our
environment girls from troop
247 went into the forestry
business this past Wednesday.
Mr. Flove Brewton of St. Joe
Paper Co. Container Division


made a gift of several pine
seedlings to the girls. What
was so unusual about this gift
was that the girls had chosen
the pine tree as their troop
crest. Mr. Brewton then kind-


rit of Christmas...


OLDEN RULE IHAS EMBRACED


ALL RELIGIONS SINCE 1300 B.(

throughout the centur- ter said, 'Is not reciproc
ies men of all faiths have ity (sympathy, consider
ac nowledged the Golden tion) such a word? Wha
Rule as a vital, intrinsic you do not want done t
paiit of their faith, and ex- yourself, do not unt
pressed it thus: others.' "
AAHAIISM "If thou HINDUISM-"The life
lookest toward justice, giving breaths of othe
choose then for others creatures are as dear t
what thou choosest for them as the breaths c
thyself. Blessed is he who one's own self. Men gifte
prefers his brother before with intelligence and puw
hiftiself." ified souls should always
IIRAHMANISM-"This treat others as they then
is the sum of duty: Do selves wish to be treated.
naught unto others which JAINISM -- "Indiffer
would cause you pain if ent to worldly objects,
done to you." man should wander about
$UDDHISM "In five treating all creatures i
ways should a clansman the world as he himself
minister to his friends and would be treated."_
farhiliars: By generosity, JUDAISM-"Thou shal
courtesy and benevolence, love thy neighbor as thy
treating them as he treats self."
hirhself and by being as
good as his word." MOHAMMEDANISM
HRISTIANITY-"All "No one of you is a believ
h er until he loves for hi
hgs whatsoever you brother what he loves fo
wopld that men should do himself."
to !you, do you even to
the n: For this is the law SIKHISM "As thoi
an4 the prophets." deemest thyself, so deen
S ONFUCIANISM-"Is others; then shalt thoi
thde one word which may become a partner in
ser e as a rule to practice Heaven."
for all one's life? The Mas- SHINTOISM "Irre



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Make Trees Haz

No Yuletide would be the lights are old and have
coriplete without a tree been in storage. Make sur
bedecked with ornaments and each light socket has a rubbe
twinkling lights, proudly socket gasket, and replace i
bed4ning forth the joy and needed. Any unsafe strings
godd tidings of the Christmas should be discarded.
season. -- Now test each string
As you try to make this checking for burned-ou
year's tree the most beautiful bulbs. Replace any bad ones
ever, the Insurance As you arrange the light
Information Institute reminds strings on the tree, be sur
you' to make sure it's the you don't overload any
SAFEST tree ever by being electrical circuits. Overloaded
safety-conscious when wires and wall sockets car
purchasing and decorating heat up suddenly and may
your tree. start a fire.
Whether natural or If your tree is metal
artificial, your tree should be never use light your strike sincetal
selected with great care. neveshort in the wiring couldsince
Artificial trees should bear "short" in the wiring could
th Underwriter's make the whole tree "live.'
Labbratories (UL) mark of
approval. Natural trees should
be as fresh as possible, since
the dryer a tree is, the more You Are Cordiall
flanimable it is.
The Institute offers these
tips ;for selecting the best and LONG
safest natural tree:
-- Color and scent are ,a"'
imp rtant. A pine tree, for Bapt
instance, should always be
deep green in color and give Corner Long A
off a strong pine scent.
--Shake the tree a little. If SUNDAY SCHOOL ...
the: needles fall off too MORNING WORSHIP.
readily, the tree is too dry to CHURCH TRAINING .
be sife. EVENING WORSHIP .
--:The trunk butt of the PRAYER MEETING (
tree :will probably be covered
with' sticky sap if it's been Rev. J. C. ODUM,
recently cut. The fresher it is, Pastor
the better will be your
chances for a safe tree.
--:Always place your tree
away from any source of
heat: particularly a fireplace.
Cut trees dry out fast, and Bro W i
heat' only serves to increase B r 1 W I
the potential for fires.
--:Use a tree stand which Past(
allows you to add sugar water
or chemical mixtures to keep
the tree greener longer. JeSus House o
-- DECORATING
YOUR TREE--
When decorating your tree, INVITES YOU TO T
the Institute says to keep in MORNING AT 8:30
minrj the following: OUR RADIO BROA
--. Whether for the tree or
outside decoration, use only
UL-aproved lights. Outdoor W JOI
lights should be
weatherproof, and you
should securely fasten them BRO. WI
to walls, eaves or trees to will be ministering.
prevent wind damage, tuning in at WJOE
;Before plugging in your
hlight s'irings to test them, E
chee for bad sockets, frayed Each Sunda'
or bare wire and loose
connj.ctions -- especially if


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ly agreed for the Container
Division to be the troops'
sponsor.
Mr. Gordon Forster of the
Woodlands Division demon-
strated to the girls how to
plant the seedlings by using a
dibble.
The girls chose the Highland
View School as the site to plant"
the seedlings since Hurricane
Eloise killed most of the
shrubbery at the school.
S Mr. Blick enthusiastically
welcomed this project of the
girls for the beautification of
the grounds.
By planting the seedlings
the girls have bettered the
environment by providing fu-
ture homes for birds, while
also providing more oxygen
for mankind, while working in
connection with the Girl Scout
patch Horizon.
Those present planting the
seedlings were Sonja Levins,.
Robin Heacock, Staci Anger-
er, Trish Tapper, Tina Sisk,
Martha Smith, Donna Jones,
Valeria Renfro, Becky Moore,
Karen Griffin, Rene Turner,
Vicki Barlow, Candice Ho-
ward, Stacy Creel, Lisa Wha-
ley, Mrs. George Tapper and
Mrs. Jack Levins.

spective of their nation-
ality, language, manners
and culture, men should
give mutual aid, and enjoy
reciprocal, peaceful pleas-
ure by showing in their
conduct that they are
brethren."
TAOISM "Regard
your neighbor's gain as
your own gain, and regard
your neighbor's loss as
your own loss."
ZOROASTRIANISM -
"That nature alone is good
which 'refrains from do-
ing unto another whatso-
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metal trees.
-- All Christmas
decorations prove quite a
strong temptation for
inquisitive children, so be
sure to keep kids away from
all electrical fixtures and
connections.
-- When leaving home, be
sure to turn off all decorative
lights.
The Insurance Information
Institute wants you to enjoy
the holiday season, so
remember that adequate
safety precautions can help
ensure a happy and safe
Christmas for your family
and friends. (PRN)


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Girl Scouts in Port St. Joe
travelled to Wewahitchka last
Friday to participate in the
Christmas parade. Brownie
Troops 150 and 118, and Junior
Troop 245 joined other units in
the march from the elementa-
ry school to the Courthouse.
Many friends and relatives
were along the parade route
and the girls sighted a special
friend and previous teacher,
Mrs. Sharon Gaskin.


Leaders and Scouts would
like to express their apprecia-
tion. to the First United Meth-
odist Church for providing a
bus for transportation, to Mr.
Jim Gregg for driving, and to
the- Wewahitchka parade or-
ganizers for the warm wel-
come to the area.
Returning home with voices
hoarse from songs and laugh-
ter, eyes strained from
searching the crowd, for


friends, and feet "only a little
bit tired" were members of
Troop 150, Lisa Handley, Do-
rita Clemons, Paula Ramsey,
Lizzie Hopps, Monica White,
Teresa Jones, Tina Webber,
Missy Plair, Marcy Stripling
with leaders Mrs. Bonny
Jones and Mrs. Lynda Gregg.
Homeward bound with band
music still ringing in their
ears and Santa's smile still on
their minds were members of


Troop 118, DeAnn Young,
Donna Young, Sheila Lucas,
Debbie Davis, Donna Creech,
Sharori Miller, Kim Harvey,
Sandra King, Tonya Peak,
Lynn Aman, Allison Smith and
Mrs. Ruth Lucas.
Juniors, with peppermint
sticks dribbling on their chins
and chocolate on their fingers,
were Leslie Wilder, Cathy
Weber, Trina Roberts, Lisa
Marshall, Hope Lane, Lori


Gregg, Kristi Gregg, Tonya
Cross, Dianne Burrows, Angel
Barbee, Mrs. Judy Barbee
and their leader, Mrs. Reba
Lane.
After leaving the bus, the
girls formed a large circle and
were dismissed with the
"Great Spirit" closing ritual.

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Mrs. Roy Smith serves a cup of punch to Mrs. Gannon
Buzzett, center, as Mrs. Paul Fenson looks on. At the far left


is Miss Octavia Copenhaver. Mrs. Buzzett hosted the DAR
Christmas party at her home recently. -Star photo


Mrs. Buzzett Hosts DAR



Annual Christmas Party


The annual Christmas party
of St. Joseph Bay DAR was
held Wednesday afternoon,
Dec. 15, in the lovely home of
Mrs. Gannon Buzzett. Receiv-
ing guests with the hostess
was Mrs. Paul Fensom, chap-
ter regent.
That Christmas was in the
air was evidenced in the
bei Utiiil ful yuletide decorations,
v.re,.ih, angels, lighted
candles, and a festive tree
touching the ceiling, and by
the party table laden with
Christmas goodies and punch
served from a silver bowl.
The sounds of Christmas
were in the merry laughter of
members and guests, in
sprightly conversations, and
in the singing of carols and
other Christmas music.
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ship month, prospective mem-
bers were invited to share in
the festivities. The guest list
included: Mrs. Rex Buzzett,
Mrs. L. b. Copenhaver, Jr.,
Mrs. Edwin Ramsey, Mrs.
James Harrison, Mrs. W. 0.
Cathey. Jr., Mrs. William
Fite, Mrs. Styles Brown, Mrs.
Elizabeth Thompson, Mrs.
Williatm"J. Rish, Mrs. Cecil
Costin, Jr'.; Mrs.-: J:C. Belin.
Mrs. Jeanette C. Anderson,
Miss Julie Grace Harrison, all
of Port St. Joe and the beaches
area, and from Apalachicola,
Mrs. W. C. Buzzett and Mrs.
V. M. Hoffman.


Serving punch were Mrs.
Rex Buzzett, Miss Octavia
Copenhaver, and Mrs. Roy
Smith. Refreshments were
provided by Mrs. Mark Tom-
linson, Mrs. Herman Dean,
Mrs. Ralph Swatts, Sr., Mrs.
Charles Smith, Mrs. J. I.
Melvin, Mrs. Benny Roberts,
Mrs. Richard Porter, Mrs.
Ashley Costin, Mrs. Roy
Smilh. and MIrs. PaiulFensom.
The Christmas music for the
occasion was provided by
Mrs. Mark Tomlinson, Mrs.
Charles Brown, Mrs. James
Harrison, and Mrs. Ralph
Swatts, Sr., in the spirit of St.


Hammock -


Simmons Vows


Jacque Lunette Hammock
and James Andrew Simmons
were married at the home of
the bride's mother, Mrs. F. A.
Miller, Jr., Helena, Ala-
bama, at five p.m. on Satur-
day, December 18, with the
Reverend Allen Smith offici-
ating. Miss Hammock is also
the daughter of Jack E. Ham-
mock of Port St. Joe. The
groom's parents are Mr. and
Mrs. William B. Simmons of
Port St. Joe.
Miss Jo Beth Hammock of
Panama City, sister of the
bride, was maid of honor and
Bill Simmons of Pensacola,
brother of the groom, served
as best man. Immediately
following the ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Miller entertained
the bridal party and wedding
guests with a buffet supper in
their home. Parents of the
groom hosted a luncheon at
noon of the wedding day at the
Sheraton Mountain Brook Inn.
Jacque is a graduate of Bay
High School and Gulf Coast
Community College. Panama
City. and is continuing her


studies at the University of
Tennessee, Knoxville. Jim is a
graduate of The Woodward
Academy, College Park, Ga.,
and the University of Tennes-
see, Knoxville.
The couple will make their
home in Knoxville where he
has a position with the State of
Tennessee Rehabilitative Ser-
vices.


Post Office

Avoids Mail

Backlog

In appreciation to the fine
customers of the Port St. Joe
Post Office, the Postmaster
and employees wish to ex-
press their grateful thanks for
the timely mailing of parcels
and cards this Christmas sea-
son.
According to Postmaster
Costin, there has not been
created a backlog of mail on
any one day. All preferential
mail was delivered on the
same day of arrival and all
outgoing mail dispatched on
regular schedule.
Due to the strike against the
United States Parcel Service,
the office handled approxi-
mately fifty percent more
parcels than it would normally
have had, the Postmaster
said.
The post office will be open
all day Friday, December
24th, with hours from 8:30
a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
A VERY MERRY CHRIST-
MAS AND PROSPEROUS
AND HAPPY 1977 is wished
for all of our good customers.

Say You Saw It
In The Star


Joseph Bay Chapter's theme
for December "Christmas a
Christian Landmark."
A beautiful Christmas would
not have been complete with-
out the American flag. In
keeping with' this thought,
Mrs. Fensom had on display
the 12 beautiful flags which
had recently been presented to
the chapter by William Sim-
mons, including the newest
flag, "The Union Jack", which
had not yet been seen by most
of the members.
St. Joseph Bay Chapter
DAR wishes for everyone a
very happy bicentennial
Christmas and recommends
keeping alive loyalty to God
and country in 1977.


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976 PAGE NINE








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May all of the blessings of
the holiday season be with you this Christ-
mas. We look forward to a prosperous
future with your kind patronage.


Gulf Service Station
AUBREY & PHIL TOMLINSON


Let the glad tidings of the season ring
out as we rejoice in the Christmas holi-
day. The best of wishes to all of our fine
customers. We are grateful for your
patronage.

K&D TV & Sound


It's the time of year to offer our profound
thanks to all of our patrons and to wish
them a happy holiday season.


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turn to our many friends and patrons who have visited
us through the years. We are looking forward to serving
you in the future as we have in the past and we hope
that you will have a great holiday season.



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Cautious Driving Urged


During Holiday Season


Once again this Christmas,
Southerners wilH take to the
roads -in unprecedented


numbers in order to share the
Christmas spirit with friends,
relatives and family.


The Insurance Information
Institute cautions Southern
residents to exercise care as
they travel across the nation
spreading holiday cheer.
With weather this winter
proving to be the most severe
in recent years, it will pay to
take notice of these safety
tips.
-. "55" is still the national
speed limit. When winter rain
and fog cover the road, it's
best to drive below the
posted speed limit. In thick
fog, do not stop, but slow
down and pull off the
highway.
-- Should it be necessary, a
shovel and some sand will
come in handy, as well as a
set of jumper cables.
-- For slowing and stopping
in snow, ice or rain, lightly
pump the brakes increasing
traction and lessening the
chances of skidding.
-- Winter's shorter days and
reduced visibility spell
trouble for pedestrians. Stay
especially alert.
A sobering reminder is that
half of the nation's fatal
highway accidents involve
alcohol. If you must have
"one for the road," make
sure you're off the road, and
spread the word among your
friends.


AML ML.

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With winter here, it's time
for major tree and shrub
planting and transplanting.
There are several advantages
in planting during the winter,
instead of waiting until spring.
The plants are not actively
growing during this time and
less apt to be injured by shock
from planting. Too, the
weather and moisture during
the winter season is very
conducive to good plant ad-
justment as well as good
working weather for the gar-
dener.
Winter planting of trees and
shrubs allows the plants to
become well established prior
to spring growth and bloom
and prior to summer heat.
Research shows that roots of
plants continue to grow and to
develop during mild winter
days, even though foliage
areas do not.
You will find also that your
nurseryman has a good stock
of plants during the fall and
winter, and too, he can give
you more time and attention
during this season, whereas he
cannot during the rush of
spring.
The success of your land-
scape will depend greatly on
your ability to select plants
which will fit your particular
landscape need and situation.
Trees are always a must in
most landscape whether their
purpose is for shade, wind-
breaks, food, setting or atmo-
sphere. to *add color and


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May the Holy Family bless your home
with pea*ce and harmony. Thank you so
much for your patronage during the past
years.

St. Joe Machine Co.


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and REHABILITATIVE SERVICES


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beauty with bloom and foli-
age, or to add esthetic and real
estate value to the property.
The ideal landscape tree
does not exist. Trees which
have desirable features also
have those that are undesir-
able. A tree may have beauti-
ful flowers in the spring,
followed by undesirable fruit
or seed pods in the fall. If a
tree is a fast, grower, it may
also be brittle and short-
lived.
All trees have advantages
and disadvantages, thus-your
selection must be carefully
considered. Points for consid-
eration in choosing the proper
tree should include the follow-
ing:
(1) Be sure the tree you
choose will fit your landscape
need. For example, fast grow-
ing for quick shade, broad and
spreading for shade, dense for
a windbreak or for screening
or attractive blooms for an
accent.
(2) Know the tree you select
and its growth requirements.
Know the tree's ultimate size
and plant accordingly. Does
the tree require special soil
(dogwood and redbud require
acid soil)? Does the tree have
serious insects and diseases
and will require routine main-
tenance?
(3) Be sure the tree is
tolerant of your local weather
conditions. Will it tolerate
Florida's summer heat, or is it
too tender for northern and

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expansion of the few existing
programs.
In the early stages of the
program's development,
there were some trying
times when five or more pa-
tients would be needing dial-
ysis and only two could be di-
alysized. Who' would live?
Ten patients would be wait-
ing for transplants. Who
would get the donor's kid-
ney?
Fortunately, this trying
period is over. Currently
there are 31 centers in Flori-
da providing dialysis for
ambulatory patients and six
are providing back-up inpa-
tient dialysis. Seven centers
provide transplant facilities
and dialysis.
HRS medical officials say
that over 400 new cases of
failing kidneys are reported
annually in the state. Many
diseases that may occur at
any age affect the kidneys
and may eventually precipi-
tate failure. When conserva-
tive diet and drug treatment
fail to head off chronic fail-
ure, dialysis and-or trans-
plant offer a life-saving al-
ternative in most cases.
Organ donors are still
needed badly. The public
should realize that organ do-
nation after death is a hu-
manistic contribution of the
highest order.
Further information about
the program may be ob-
tained by writing" Kidney
Disease Program, HRS, 1323
Winewood Boulevard, Talla-
hassee, FL 32301. (AFNS)


As recently as ten years
ago, Florida residents with
chronic kidney failure faced
almost certain death un-
less they were wealthy and
could afford life-saving,
though expensive, dialysis
and kidney transplants.
Twenty years ago, dialysis
was not available at any
price and kidney transplants
were only in the stage of ex-
perimentation and research.
During the' 1960's only
large medical centers had
the necessary equipment
and staff to perform such
procedufes. Kidney trans-
plants could cost as much as
$40,000 assuming that a
compatible donor could be
found.
However, when the start-
ling news was out that life
could be preserved through
dialysis and transplant, it
became an imperative in the
lives of many kidney disease
victims and their loved ones.
Florida started a kidney
disease program in 1970,
with the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative
Services designated to de-
velop it. Supported by feder-
al funds assigned to the Re-
gional Medical Program, the
project began to aid the indi-
gent afflicted with failing
kidneys.
Then in 1973-74, the pro-
gram was budgeted by the
Florida Legislature for
$400,000. An advisory council
and program staff were es-
tablished, permitting the de-
velopment of standards and


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Let happiness and goodwill abound during this
mostjoyousof holidays. We want to wish the best to all
of our wonderful friends and patrons.


Time for Tree Planting, Moving
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central Florida's winters.
(4) Do you want an ever-
green or deciduous tree? Deci-
duous shade trees are re-
commended as they allow the
desirable sun when void of
leaves in the winter, whereas
an ever green tree may be"
desirable for screening.
(5) Consider overhead
lines, undergrGund waterlines,
septic tanks, etc., as well as
walks, drives and paved sur-
faces which may be damaged
by tree roots.
(6) Know the tolerance of
the tree to salt spray. The
southern magnolia, cajeput-
tree and the live oak are a few
among the group of trees
tolerant of salt spray.
(7) Lastly, obtain a quality
tree from a reliable nursery-
man, and plant it in a care-
fully prepared spot, following
good horticultural practices
as to proper soil, location,
exposure, watering ind spray-

Jeff Measamer
On Tour of
Middle East
Navy Sonar Technicial
Third Class Jeffery C. Mea-
samer, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles L. Measamer of P.O.
Box 808, Port St. Joe, Fla.,
recently returned from an
extended deployment to Af-
rica and the Middle East.
He is a crewmember aboard
the frigate USS Capodanno,
438 feet long, homeported at
Mayport, Fla.
His ship visited Conakry,
Guinea; and Banjul, The
Gambia in honor of the United
States Bicentennial. During
the frigate's three-day stay in
Banjul, more than 3,000 Gam-
bians including the President
of the' Gambia, and foreign
diplomats visited the USS
Capodanno for guided tours
conducted by his ship's crew.
USS Capodanno participa-
ted in the Independence cele-
bration on June 29 for the
island Republic of Seychelles
in the Indian Ocean. The
frigate also visited Bandar
Abbas, Iran; Saudi Arabia;
andMombassa, Kenya; Ku-
wait; Aqaba, Jordan; and
Port Sudan, Sudan as goodwill
port visits.
Measamer attended Gulf
Coast College in Panama City
and joined the Navy in Janu-
ary of 1975.


ing, so that your irivestment in carelessness and lack of plan-
the tree is not lost through ning.



BEST WISHES
We have enjoyed serving you
during 1976 and we hopeto
be able to to do business
with you again in 1977.
Have the warmest holi-
day possible with lots of
fun and laughter.









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Johnn'ie's Trim Shop


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Have a beautiful Christmas holiday. We hope that
you will come back and see us again next year. We so
enjoyed doing business with you.

Cloteal's Hair Fashions


Florida's Kidney Program


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Patsy

Loves Her

Daddy

Dear Wesley,
Could you do me a great
favor and print this poem I
wrote about my Dad.
It is something special I felt
like doing at this time of year.
It would mean a lot to me for
others to see how much he is
loved. I don't believe in wait-
infig until someone is gone
before you do or say some-
thing meaningful about them.
Thank you if you can do this.
Thank you even if you can't.
You'll still be a hometown
friend and editor of a much
read hometown paper.
Sincerely,
Pat (Daniell) Kanne-
berg
ONLY ONE
There is only one Emmette
Daniell, he's just one of a kind.
And speaking as an only child,
he's mine, all mine.
No, he can't be mine alone,
that isn't quite fair. A man the
likes of him had to be born to
share.
To keep him apart from
others, would deprive many a
heart. From a sparkle in their
lives whom he would have a
part.
A lovely lady has shared his
1ulife that has a sparkle many
know. Between the two of
them, they have stirred up
quite a glow.
By sharing this man and
woman's love, they so freely
gave to me. There are four
children on the earth just as
happy as can be.
Many lives are touched in a
world by the pattern of one
man. He goes on in others
before the end of his life span.
: Some men are not known
world wide one such, is Em-
mette, by name. But to his
wife, daughter and grandkids,
he's in the hall of fame.
by Pat Kanneberg


Give Kids

A Learning

Experience

Want to give your child a
unique and rewarding Christ-
..mas gift?
Why not make plans now for
something that will last a
lifetime -- a summer learning
experience at one of the
Florida Division of Forestry's
environmental centers.
The Florida Division of Fo-
restry, Department of Agri-
culture and Consumer Ser-
vices, each summer conducts
a series of week-long envi-
ronmental workshops for jun-
ior and senior high school
students.
These workshops are de-
signed to introduce and deve-
lop skills about our environ-
ment.
The Division of Forestry
offers an exciting opportunity
for students interested in en-
vironmental activities this
summer with the opening of
another center in Withlacoo-
chee State Forest north of
Tampa.
S/This center, along with
lackwater River State For-
est Environmental Center
near Milton, will conduct a
series of one-week workshops
starting in June and running
into August.
The cost of this special
workshop is approximately
$50, which will cover all food,
lodging, insurance and mater-
ials needed for the week.
For further information,
contact your local county for-
ester or write: Barry Gay,
Environmental Forester,
Florida Division of Forestry,
Forest Education Bureau, Col-
lins Building, Tallahassee,
Florida 32304.


MEDKICL


MESSAGE
fron the Florida Doctors
The Heimlich Maneuver Could
Save You From Choking to Death


Despite the old saying, "What
you don't know can't hurt you,"
all too often the reverse is true.
That is especially so when it
comes to emergency situations,
where misconceptions can be
fatal.
Suppose it were up to you to
administer emergency first aid to
someone choking. What would
you do?
WHAT ISTHE HEIMLICH
MANEUVER?
The Heimlich Maneuver- a life
saving first-aid technique to
rescue individuals choking on
food has received the official
endorsement of the Florida
Medical Association and the
doctors of Florida.
This maneuver is believed to be a
most important addition to the
emergency procedures for the
person choking on food or other
objects that shut off the airway,
doctors state.
The technique developed by
Henry J. Heimlich, M.D., a
Cincinnati surgeon for whom it is
named, has saved thousands of
lives.
FOOD CHOKING SIXTH
LEADING CAUSE OF
ACCIDENTAL DEATH
Each year 3,900 healthy
individuals in the United States
strangle because of food stuck in
their throats, doctors.warn.
These are the known cases, but
there likely are many others that
are thought to be heart failure or
some other cause.
Food choking is the sixth
leading cause of accidental death
- victims number more than
those accidentally killed by fire-
arms or in airplane accidents.
Time is critical. There is less
than four minutes in which to act,
which means there is no time to
send for help.
TO PERFORM THE HEIMLICH
MANEUVER
Stand behind the victim (who is
choking on food) and wrap your
arms around his waist.
Grasp your fist with your other
hand and place the thumb side of
your fist against the victim's
abdomen, slightly above the
navel and below the rib cage.
Press your fist into the victim's
abdomen with a quick upward
thrust.
Repeat several times if neces-
sary, until the food is expelled.
Some restaurantisfow have
plastic tongs to grasp the object
and remove it. If they are avail-
able and the Heimlich Maneuver
fails, do not be afraid to use
them. Occasionally long fingers


have successfully grasped the
object- try the Heimlich
Maneuver first!
In the first nine months after the
maneuver was originally
described in June, 1974, Dr.
Heimlich received 162 communi-
cations reporting lives saved by
its use. In one instance, the
accident happened in a hospital
where a nurse, choking on an
orange segment was about to
undergo a tracheotomy, when a
physician ejected the orange
using the maneuver. In some
reports, the victim successfully
self-administered the maneuver
to relieve choking.


FURTHER SUGGESTIONS
FROM DOCTORS
It is important to apply pressure
with the fists below the rib cage,
doctors stress, to prevent break-
ing ribs of the victim by im-
properly performing the
maneuver. In several cases water
was expelled from throats and
lungs of drowning victims.
Doctors warn that a problem
facing the would-be rescuer is
one of diagnosis- is the person
who is choking and turning blue
actually choking on food, or is he
having a heart attack? Doctors
recommend that the victim give
the signal himself when possible.
If you choke on food, you won't
be able to talk. Grasp your throat
between the thumb and fore-
finger to let those around you
know that you are choking on
something in the throat, doctors
suggest.
The FMA's Committee on
Emergency Medical Services
reviews emergency first-aid
techniques and is constantly
searching for better methods.
This is part of the continuing
effort by the doctors in Florida to
provide the best and most up-to-
date medical care to all the
people in this state.
This is a medical message
from the Florida Medical
Association in behalf of the
doctors of Florida and as a
public service feature of this
newspaper.


All the good wishes for avery Merry Christ-
mas. W-e hope that you will continue to
honor us with yonr patronage.


Marvin's TV

























A message of thanks to our wonderful
patrons. We want to wish you the warm-
est wishes for the holiday season.


Veterans Service Officer

Civil Defense Office


ALBERT THAMES LOUISE IIAMM1


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


surviving spouses and active
duty military personnel.
More than 9.5 million veter-
ans have obtained over 129
billion dollars in loans to
purchase homes under the
VA Loan Guarantee Pro-
gram since its inception in,
1944. (AFNS)


Vets

Corner

ST. PETERSBURG W.
B. Mackall, Director of the
State of Florida's Division of
Veterans Affairs under the
Department of Community
Affairs, has been advised by
the Veterans Administration
that another decrease in the
GI home loan interest rate
ceiling became effective Oc-
tober 18, 1976. The new rate
is 8 percent which is a reduc-
tion from 8.5 percent set on
March 30, which rate had
previously been decreased
from 9 percent to 8.75 per-


PAGE ELEVEN


cent on January 5.
For a veteran buying a
home with a 30-year $30,000
GI loan, the point .5 percent
lowers the monthly payment
by about $10.50.
It could result in a savings
of almost $3,800 over the life
of a 30-year loan stated
Mackall.
This rate change does not
affect existing loans. Once a
loan is made, the interest
rate remains the same for
the life of the loan.
An increased supply of
mortgage money is the prin-
cipal reason for the lower in-
terest rate.
The VA guarantees loans
made by private lenders to
eligible veterans, unmarried


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Corner 20th St. & Marvin
For information call
229-6969
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bells, the laughter of children, the _., ,

glow of candles and the scent of pine.

Christmas is the joy of families and the 4%4

happiness of friends. We hope your Christmas ______________
has love, warmth and laughter. You have given us

a wonderful Christmas throughout the year





Your City Commission


Commissioners


Tom S. Coldewey

Wesley R. Ramsey

James B. Roberts

Gerald L. Sullivan


Frank Pate, Mayor

Mike Wright, Clerk


One large carrot a day will
provide all the vitamin A
you need.


I, --W .M. ,i=W, --=W .
the members of the


Church of Christ
invite you to meet with them:
Sunday Morning Bible Study ........... 10:00 A.M.
Sunday Morning Worship .............. 11:00 A.M.
Sunday Night ......................... 6:00 P.M .
Wednesday Night ..................... 7:00 P.M.


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PAGE TWELVE


SUCCESS STORY

...that's the story of our
SRexall Pharmacy... and
it's all because of YOU!
Yes...our success de-
pends on your satisfac-
tion with our service and
our products. That's why
we recommend and fea-
ture Rexall quality pro-
ducts. And, that's why
you can always expect
prompt, courteous atten-
tion to your needs! Call
on us soon...and see!

Your & Pharmacy


BUZZETT'S
DRUG STORE
Ph. 227-=371 317 Williams
Driveiln Window
.-Plenty of Free Parking






-'A delicious salad is spinach
served raw with raw mush-
rooms, crumbled bacon and a
vinegrette dressing.


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. :23, 1976


Stone Talks with Carter



On Florida Energy Issues


Sen. Richard (Dick) Stone
and President-elect Jimmy
Carter have met to discuss
energy issues, especially
those vital to Florida.
"U.S. dependence on im-
ported fuel has increased
since the Arab oil embargo
three years ago," said Sen.
Stone. "This winter, as the
OPEC leaders huddle in Qatar
to decide on an oil price hike,
it is more crucial than ever
that the U.S. develop its own
energy sources.
During his 30-minute con-
ference with the President-
elect at Blair House in Wash-
ington, D.C. on Dec. 9, Sen.
Stone discussed two energy
matters: his proposal to call a
National Leadership Confer-
ence on Energy Policy early
next year, and a Florida site
for the proposed multi-million
dollar Solar Energy Research
Institute (SERI).
"President-elect Carter as-
sured me that he would give
full consideration to selecting
a Florida site for the solar
research center if the decision
is not made by the Ford
Administration (ERDA) has
said it does not plan to
announce a decision until ear-


ly in 1977.
"We must improve our tech-
nology before we can tap the
sun's vast energy resources,"
said Sen. Stone, "and I pointed
out that Florida has two
excellent sites for the solar
energy research lab -- Cape
Canaveral and the greater
Miami area," said Sen. Stone.
"And experienced work force,
existing laboratory facilities,
and outstanding university
programs in the physical
sciences and engineering are
all available in the sunshine
state."
The SERI is scheduled to
operate in its first year on a $4
to $6 million budget with a
professional staff of 49 to 76. It
is expected to expand in
following years. The center's
research will support ERDA's
solar energy program and
promote industrial use of solar
energy technology.
President-elect Carter also
said he would give further
attention to Sen. Stone's pro-
posal for a National Leader-
ship Conference on Energy
Policy. Such a conference
would bring together repre-
sentatives from government,
industry, labor, consumer, en-


vironmental, and academic
groups to formulate a com-
prehensive energy plan.
Last year, the Senate passed
Sen. Stone's resolution calling
for the energy conference, but
the House of Representatives
failed to take action on the
proposal before it adjourned.
"I explained to Gov. Carter
that the energy conference
would provide an excellent
opportunity for the develop-
ment of specific and workable
alternatives to our ever-in-
creasing dependence on for-
eign oil," said Sen. Stone. "I
was particularly pleased that
President-elect Carter took so
much time from his busy
schedule to discuss energy
issues that are vital to Florida
and to the nation as a whole."


Cook spaghetti in salted wa-
ter with a little vegetable oil.
The oil glazes it and prevents
sticking. It also prevents the
water from boiling over.


Last Rites Held for

William James Bailey


William James Bailey, 72, a
resident of 417 Main Street
passed away Monday, Decem-
ber 13, at Municipal Hospital.
Mr. Bailey was a member of
New Bethel Baptist Church,
and was a retired employee of
St. Joe Paper Company.
Survivors include eight
daughters, three sisters, two
sons, one brother, one uncle
and 28 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held
at 1:00 p.m. Sunday at St.
Mary Baptist Church of
Jacob, with the Rev. 0. T.
Stallworth and the Rev. G.
Leslie officiating. Interment
followed in the family plot of
St. Mary's Cemetery, Jacob,


All services were under the
direction of Comforter Fun-
eral Home of Port St. Joe.


Letter to Santa

Dear Santa,
My name is George Howard
Whitfield (Bubba). I am three
years old. I have been a good
little boy all year long. Please
bring me a rocky horse, a toy
rifle, a toy truck, a toy fire
truck, a wagon, a cowboy suit,
a gun and holster set, building
blocks and some clothes.
Loye,
Bubba Whitfield


Glen's Cabinet Shop
Hwy. 71 White City Phone 229-6017


Glen's Cabinet Shop will

Open Jan. 3
with a Full Line of Cabinet
Hardware and Accessories

KITCHEN CABINETS VANITIES MILLWORK
CABINET HARDWARE COUNTER TOPPING
KITCHEN and BATH ACCESSORIES


Comforter Funeral

Home
Gulf County's First

Beginning 31 Years of
Continuous Service
Pete, Hortense & Rocky Comforter

Telephone 227-3511


Weddi ng Jt wry

by Mc Phersons
See it today!

Star Publishing Co.

(N 227-3161


1972 mobile home, 12' x 60'
Fernwood, 2 BR, 1% bath,
central hea.t and air. $300
down and take up payment of
$102 monthly until 1981. Call
229-8108. 2tc 12-23

12' galvanized canoe trailer,
229-6961. tfc 12-23

1974 Glass top Tappan
range, continuous cleaning
oven and many extras,
$125.00; 14,500 BTU air condi-
tioner, $100.00. Must see to
appreciate, call 229-4656.
2tc 12-9

;:FREE: Cuddly Christmas
puppies to good home, call
a after 5, 648-3157.

: 1973 Honda 175, bought new
in Jan. 75. 50 year old man
turned kid for a year. In
oxcellend condition, never
misused. Will part with for $50
equity and assume 16 pay-
ments of $33.66 per month.
(Call 639-2807, no collect calls
Lease.

CB Radios and marine elec-
tronics sales and service. 106
Monument Ave., phone 229-
$100. Open daily five p.m. to
jine p.m., Saturday, eight
a.m. to five p.m. tfc 10-7

: DRY cleaning carpets is
easier, faster, ans safer with
MOST. Rent our machine. St.
Joe Furniture, 229-1251.
tfc 10-23

For sale or rent: Double
wide mobile home (Harvard),
central air cond. Can rent spit
in Mexico Beach or move. 3
BR, 2 baths, dishwasher, dis-
posal, 60 foot patio and alumi-
num awning. Above ground
pool with deck built around.
$12,000. Rustic Sand Camp-
ground. 648-3600. tfc 12-9

Country Club membership.
Phone 229-6060. tfc 12-9

1972 450 Honda, 6,000 miles.
After 5 p.m. phone 227-3553.
3tp 12-9

*:'The Great Tide", a beauti-
ftu hardbook edition is in its
sixth printing, one of Florida's
inost famous historical novels
written by Rubylea Hall, for-
mer resident of Port St. Joe, is
now on sale at Campbell's
Drug Store, Buzzett's Drug
Store, Pauline's Restaurant,
Economy Wasteria or contact
Mrs. Eunice H. Brinson, 229-
4171. Ideal for gifts. 8tp 11-11

I will demolish houses,
garages for materials. 229-
6402. tfc 11-18


FOR STANLEY HOME One lot on St. Joe Beach, one
PRODUCTS lot on Mexico Beach. Call
Call Betty Gilbert 648-3791 for information.
648-7534 2tp 12-23


tfe 7-15

Firewood for sale, short
2x4's. You load pick-up truck,
$10. We load and deliver dump
truck full, $25. 229-6380. tfc 10-7


Lot, Cape San Blao, gulf
side, easy access to beach.
Contact J. S. Reynolds, 3302
W. 15th St., Panama City, Fla.
Phone 785-0462. 4to 12-16


25' boat, twin Chevy eng- 3 BR house, bath, LR, DR,
ines, OMC equipped, CB radio, kitchen, den, carpet, 11/2 lots,
call after -6:30, 648-5477. $15,000. Can be seen after one
tfc 10-28 p.m. 516 9th St. tfc 11-25


30' shrimp boat with 327 250
h.p. engine. Completely rig-
ged, $2,750. Contact Kirkland's
Boat Landing. 227-8827. tfc 9-16

CB Radios, Johnson, Craig,
Surveyor, antennas, base sta-
tions, terms available. West-
ern Auto. tfc 3-4

Reduce safe & fast with
GoBese Tablets & E-Vap
"water pills". Campbell's
Drug. 3tp 12-16

New Improved "Zippies",
the great iron pill now with
Vitamin C. Campbell's Drug.
3tp 12-16

23' Nomad travel trailer,
self-contained, air cond., like
new. Call 229-5271 after 5:00
p.m. tfc 10-7

Custom-made wooden name
plaques, for mail boxes, front
gates, door posts, etc. Econo-
my Motors & Garden Center,
301 Hwy. 98, HV, 229-6001.


Men's golf shoes "Golden
Bear" 912D, $10; VW trailer
hitch without ball, $15. Call
229-8108. Itp 12-23







There will be a regular
communication of Port St. Joe
Lodge No. 111, F. & A.M.,
every first and third Thursday
at 8:00 p.m.
F. E. BROGDON,
Everett McFarland. See.

R.A.M.-Regular c%... .a-
tion on St. Joseph Chapter No.
56. R.A.M. 1st and 3rd Mon-
days, 8 p.m. All visiting com-
panions welcome.
J. L. SIMS, H.P.
E. William McFarland, Sec.


There will be a VFW meet-
ing the third Tuesday of each
month in the American Legion
Hall. tfc 6-19


Brick veneer home, 2 yrs.
old on 1 acre, fenced, 2 BR, 2
baths, living room 18' x 28',
wall to wall carpet, blond
paneling, screened cook out
12' x 20', cement blocks 3'
high, 14 x 16 shop, pump
house, laundry and motor
house shed, 3 car garage, deep
well (iron 2 parts per million),
kitchen, dish washer, ice
maker, elec. stove; heat gas
circulated vented. Air, large
window unit in wall. Mr.
Morgan, Rt. 1, Box 150,
Howards Creek. 229-1167.
tfc 11-4
VETERANS $300 down.
We have 2 new brick homes
for sale in Wewahitchka.
These homes have 3 BR, 2
baths, central heat, carpet,
garage, etc. FHA and conven-
tional financing available.
Call collect 205-7,94-6711
Dothan. An equal housing op-
portunity builder. tfc 9-23

3 BR house, 2 baths, 3 lots on
Palm Blvd. For information
call 227-2181. tfc 11-4

Two-story home. 1902 Monu-
ment Ave.. 3 BR, 3 bath.
Phone 227-7221 or 229-6474.
tfc 8-21
House, 3 BR, 1'2 bath, Ir, dr,
kitchen, block, one year old,
$28,000. 229-6319. 2110 Long
Ave. tfc 11-1
4 BR, extra large den, fully
carpeted, central heat and air,
$28,000. By appointment only.
1907 Long Ave. 229-8152.
4tc 12-9
New brick home, 2112 Long
Ave., 3 'BR, 2 bath, separate
living room and dining room,
kitchen, breakfast room, built-
in appliances, family room,
laundry room, 2 car finished
garage, central heat and air,
attic fan, carpet. This is a
spacious, liveable house with
many special features not
mentioned. Must see to appre-
ciate. $51,200. Phone 229-6060.
tfc 11-18

New brick home, 3 bed-
rooms, 2 bath, fireplace, 1,800
sq. ft. Call 229-8119. tfc 7-22


U SERVICES -C


New brick home at 106 Yau-
pon Ave. 3 BR, 2 bath, dining
room, living room, den and
kitchen. Call 227-2291 or 229-
5302. tfc 10-7

House for sale at 228 7th St. 3
bedrooms, with duplex apart-
ment. 229-6538. tfc 9-30

House at White City, 3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths, 1%4 acres of
land. Call 229-1138 after 5 p.m.
tfc 9-23




Why live in the crowded
city? Move your mobile home
to peace, quiet and tran-
quility. Water, garbage collec-
tions, yards mowed, live lei-
surely. Gulf privileges. Only
VA approved mobile home
park in Gulf County. Ski
Breeze Meadows Trailer
Park, 9 miles southeast of
Port St. Joe on Hwy S-30.
Come out and enjoy the quiet.
tfc 5-6
NO need for wet carpets.
Dry clean them with HOST.
Use rooms right away. Rent
machine. St. Joe Furniture,
229-1251. tfc 10-23

Public address system.
Owned by the Port St. Joe
Kiwanis Club. A new system
operable on either battery or
current. Call Ken Herring,
227-5281 for rental. tfc
For Rent: One 2 BR house
on Duval St. at Oak Grove,
also one 3 BR furnished house
on Beacon Hill. Call 229-6961.
tfc 12-16
Two mobile home sites at
Rustic Sands Campground.
Mexico Beach. $30.00 month.
Laundry and rec hall. 648-3600.
tfc 12-9

CARPET Cleaning with
HOST couldn't be easier. Just
brush and vacuum for clean,
dry carpets. Rent our HOST
machine. St. Joe Furniture.
229-1251. tfc 10-23


Mexico Beach, near water. 2
bedrooms, living room, din-
ette, kitchen and bath. Nicely
furnished. LJow year-round
rates $125 per month. Call
227-3151 day or 648-3157 night.
tfc 12-9

Furnished apartment for
rent, 510 8th St. Call 229-6895
before 5:30; 229-6827 after
5:30.

For Rent: Two BR apart-
ment. 229-6538. tfc 12-2





One bedroom house in town,
furnished. J. R. Smith. Phone
227-4421 or Smith's Pharmacy.
227-5111. tfc 12-9

Beach cottage for rent. Call
648-5144. tfc 9-2

FOR RENT: Furnished
large 2 bedroom house. auto-
matic heat, carport, laundry
and storage room. Call 229-
6777 after 6 P.M.





1973 Courier, auto trans., by
original owner. 639-2417.
2tp 12-23

1962 GMC walk-in van, 6
cyl., stand. trans ignition
system, carburetor, clutch
and brake shoes new, fair
tires, runs good. $200.00. Come
by and see at 1110 Palm Blvd.
Jim Howell. Also antique
bookcase for sale tfc 12-23

1974 Luv pickup truck. Take
pp payments. For information
2all 229-6374. 2tp.12-23
1973 Oldsmobile Custom
Cruiser station wagon, all
power, very nice. Call 648-
5672 after 5 p.m. tfc 12-9

1976 Chevy van, loaded, call
227-8241 before 5 p.m., after 5


For carpets cleaned the way p.m., call 229-6129. tfc 11-11
professionals do it-at a frac-
tion of the cost, rent Rinse N 1973 Olds 98, deluxe, full
Vac, the portable steam car- power, excellent cond., priced
pet cleaning system. Avail- power, excellent cond., priced
able at Western Auto, phone to sell today, $2,300.00. Call
227-2271, 219 Reid Ave. after 6:30, 648-5477. tfc 10-28


HlELP J WWANTED
Wanted to Rent: 3 or 4
WANTDI~1


Wanted: Salesman to sell
new homes. Remodeling and
roofing in northwest Florida.
Good pay. Call 205-794-2030
day or 205-794-7835 night. Call
collect. 4tc 12-9


UeUI UUroom nouse by J
Call 227-7846 or call co]
365-9086.

Wanted to Buy: 14
boat trailer. 229-6961.


inuary 1.
llect 615-
3t 12-16

4' or 15'

tfc 12-23


VINYL REPAIR SERVICE
We repair cuts, tears, ciga-
rette burns. Also vinyl clean-
ing and reconditioning. For
free estimates call
648-5272
tfc 1-7

Septic Tanks Pumped Out
Carefoot Septic Tank
229-8227, 229-2351,
and 229-6694.


ADDITIONS,
REMODELING, REPAIRS
Work Guaranteed
25 Years Experience
Call 227-5986
tfc 6-17

Professional help with emo-
tional problems and-or con-
cerns. Gulf County Guidance
Clinic, Port St. Joe. 227-2691 or
227-7586. tfc 11-14


GRIFFIN'S
Refrigerator & Air
Conditioner Repairs
Call
229-6492
All work guaranteed
tfc 12-2

Lawn mowers, tillers and
garden tractors repaired.
Economy Motors & Garden
Center, 301 Hwy. 98, HV,
229-6001. tfc 8-5


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Meets All types carpet and vinyl
Fri. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m. flooring installed. 10 years
St. James Episcopal Church experience. For free measure-
Parish House ment and estimate, call Ron-
tfc 4-24 ald Ross, 229-6822. tfc 12-2


LEWIS FLOOR CLEANING
All Types
229-6482 or 229-6447
tfc 9-20

Tires Now Installed
FREE
In Our Own
Auto Service Center
Western Auto Assoc. Store
227-2281
3-4 tfc

L and L Repair
and Rental
for Repairs to Washers, Dry-
ers Refrigerators, Air Condi-
tioners and all appliances,
plus rental of large and small
tools. Sandblasting done also.
Call 648-5272
tfc 1-7

ST. JOE MACHINE CO.
Machine Work Weldin
506 First Street
Phone 229-6803
Machinist on duty all day
Every day

Carpentry Work Done
Reasonable Rates
Jimmy Johnson
Phone 227-7657
tfc 8-19


Co mplete Wood Shop
Custom Cut Lumber
Want to Do It Yourself?
Then come see us for Stan-
ley tools, hardware, paneling,
paint, lumber.
Earley's Hardware &
Building Supply
Hwy. 98 W. tfc 8-5 229-2763


Your SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
PAINT Dealer in
Port St. Joe



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HURLBUT SUPPLY CO.
306 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida


GLEN'S CABINET
SHOP
Kitchen Cabinets
Vanities Mill Work
Glen Combs
Shop 229-6017 or 229-6530
Port St. Joe, Fla.
tfc 12-2




















tfe 8-5
ls l%%asi S6''t m 0a I][lio.


REPAIRS
Aluminum screens and doors,
carpentry, house repair, mill-
work, roof repair and re-roof-
ing.
SMITH & SON WORKSHOP
Phone 229-6018
Port St. Joe
tfc 7-22


Lawn & Gardening Needs
Feed
Lawn Mower &
Small Engine Repairs
Economy Motors &
Garden Center
301 Hwy. 98 H.V.
229-6001
tfc 8-5



Wouldn't You Really
Rather Have Cable TV?




For Cable TV
Installation In Port St. Joe
..O mt I Fl- -Srf
Phone 229-7232
Or Visit the Telephone Company
Business Office


NEED CASH OR JUST
CLEANING HOUSE?
Sell me that unwanted gun,
highest cash paid, regardless
of age, make or condition.
Also buying extra barrels and
parts.
Red Carter, Gunsmith
St. Joe Beach
tfc 12-2


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PAGE FOURTEEN THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976
II I "I-


A STORY BY LAURA INGALLS WILDER


How Poor Pioneer Family



Marked Christ's Birthday


"Christmas was coming.
The little log house was
almost buried in snow.
Great drifts were banked
against the walls and win-
dows, and in the morning
when Pa opened the door,
there was a wall of snow
as high as Laura's head".
A paragraph from Laura
Ingalls Wilder's beloved
"Little Books" true
accounts of the pioneer
life that the writer exper-
ienced, from her 6th to
18th years in the 1870s
and 1880s; her restless
father moved his family
from a Wisconsin forest to
Indian Territory to Min-
nesota and finally to the
Dakota Territory.


The books were pub-
lished between 1935 and
1943.
The family endured
many hardships bit-
ter-cold winters as well
as stifling summer heat.
They lived first in a log
cabin, later in a dugout by
the creek, then, later in
shacks wherever fate
(and Father) moved them.
They went through cy-
clones, droughts, plagues
of cicadas, yet the Ingalls
family shared love and
faith in each other, and
they always celebrated
the birthday of the Christ
Child.
For a Christmas in the
big woods, when the house
was blanketed with snow,
Ma baked bread, beans,
cookies . distilled vine-
gar and baked dried apple
pies! Truly a doughty
soul. They entertained
relatives . Aunt Eliza
and Uncle Peter and the
- cousins who arrived on
- Christmas Eve on their
big bobsled, sleigh bells
Springing.
: Some other Ma and Pa
would have thrown up
their hands at the sight of
them maybe got the
shotgun off the cabin wall
and picked them off from
a window but not the
Ingalls! They shared their
good things the chil-
dren slept in a row on the
floor the grown-ups,
wherever they could find
space.
Christmas Eve found
them aglow with antici-
pation, in a circle of love.
In the morning the chil-
dren found gifts in their
stockings: a pair of bright
red knitted mittens and a
stick of red-and-white
striped mint candy. Guess
who the Christmas Fairy
was ? She must have earn-
ed her reward in heaven,
but that Christmas Day
she received all the reward
she wanted, in the sur-
prise and happiness ex-


pressed by every child.
For Laura, the smallest
child, there was also a
homemade rag doll with
black button eyes, black
yarn hair and a dress of
pink and blue calico a
doll "so beautiful that
Laura could not say a
word."
On other Christmases
there were no presents.
The Ingalls family were
lucky to have their lives.


However. Ma had saved a
bundle of "Youth's Com-
panions" that had. been
sent them by long-delayed
mail or via a passerby.
While the light lasted
they read the stories. Pa
even managed to buy the
store's last two cans of
oysters, so their Christ-
mas dinner had a festive
quality.
All the "Little Books"
tales are fascinating, and
you can be sure that the
adults who gave them to
children made a point to
read them first. The 'stor-
ies have an ageless, time-
less appeal. They contain
the essence of Christmas
. ..selflessness, apprecia-
tion of the simple joys,
and love of family life.


Our best wishes for a
wonderful Christmas season.
to GIRL SCOUT TROOPS 76, 118,
128, 150, 245, 247 & Cadettes
from Their Leaders


When we think of good times and
happy holidays, we think of our dear patrons
who have visited us throughout the year. Have
the happiest of holidays.

Driesbach Cleaners


Y" of Christmas is in the air,

dismissing every care.

May your holiday season be bright,

always lit with candlelight."




Sylvachem


6 Greetings


1 We know that all of
our patrons will
enjoy a happy holiday
season. We are happy
to serve them at
anytime and hope
that they will continue
to enjoy doing
business with us.


Roche's Furniture

& Appliance Store


your support and patronage..
We hope to continue serving you in the
future. The best wishes of the season to all of our friends.


Costin's





















The Gulf County School
Board met in regular session
on November 9, 1976, with the
following members present:
Herman Ard, Chairman; Wal-
lace Guillot; Gene Raffield;
Fred Greer and J. K. Whit-
field. The Superintendent was
present.
The meeting was opened
with the invocation by Guil-
lot, and followed by the pledge
of allegiance.
The minutes of October 5
and 7 were approved on
motion by Guillot, seconded
by Greer, and all voting Yes,
with one amendment under
"Personnel".
The Board recognized in-
coming Superintendent of
Schools, Walter Wilder and
Board member, Waylon Gra-
ham.


The Superintendent present-
ed correspondence received
during October. No action was
required.
On motion by Raffield,
seconded by Whitfield, all
voted Yes to approve the re-
quest that Guy Bradford Hall,
attend Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School.
On motion by Raffield,
seconded by Whitfield, all
voted Yes to grant the request
of Debbie Dranberg that she
be allowed to finish her high
school education at Wewa-
hitchka High School.
A letter of suspension was
received from Harry Herring-
ton, Principal, Port St. Joe
Elementary School, regarding
violation of school rules by a
student at that center. On
motion by Greer,'seconded by


MINUTES

of the

Gulf County School Board


THE STAR, Port St. Joe. Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


Whitfield, all voted Yes.,
On motion by Guillot,
seconded by Whitfield, the
Board unanimously approved
the following personnel mat-
ters: accept resignation of
Faye Jones as lunchroom
cashier, and appoint Marlene
Sewell to fill this vacancy;
appoint Wayne Neel to the
custodial staff; accept resig-
natoin of Wynell Tate as
lunchroom cashier, and ap-
point Eunice Arhelger to fill
this vacancy.
On recommendation of the
superintendent, motion by
Greer, seconded by Guillot,
the Board unanimously ap-
proved a letter of suspension
to Lynwood Vinson, teacher,
Port St. Joe High School, for
misconduct in the classroom
on November 4, 1976. A public
hearing is scheduled for Nov.
19, 1976.
On motion by Greer, second-
ed by Guillot, all voted yes to
approve the Professional
Practices Commission's re-
commendation in Case No.
75168-B, regarding the Princi-
pal at Port St. Joe High
School and a former teacher
at that site.
On motion by Raffield,
seconded by Guillot, the Board
unanimously approved the
highest and best bid of the
Wewahitchka State Bank on a
time deposit in the amount of
$100,000.00 at 5.5 percent
interest.
On motion by Raffield,
seconded by Whitfield, the
Board voted unanimously to
exchange a parcel of land ad-
jacent to the baseball field to
the City of Port St. Joefor a
water line and a fire hydrant.
The Superintendent pre-
sented a proposed policy rela-
tive to graduation require-
ments. The Board decided to
table this matter as the corn
plete policy manual is to be
revised.
On motion by Raffield,
seconded by Greer, the Board
voted unanimously to accept
the bids on Phase II of the
Vocational Building at Port St.
Joe High School on November
19, 1976 at 11:00 A.M., EST.
The difficulties with the PA
system at Port St. Joe High
School were discussed. The
Board requested the Princi-
pal to secure information re-
garding the. repair of this
system and report to the
Board.
On motion by Raffield,
seconded by Whitfield, all
voted Yes to adjust the School
Board mbnies to meet the
needed repairs to the coli-
seum roof at Port St. Joe High
School.
The Board discussed the
salary schedules recently ap-
proved for non-instructional
personnel. All employees
would be paid the agreed upon
five percent increase.
The Board discussed the


county budget for the 1977-78
school year.
The Board reviewed the
audit report of the Auditor
General for fiscal year ending
June 30, 1975. On motion by
Raffield, seconded by Whit-
field, the Board unanimously
voted to accept this report and
file as public record. Copies
are on file in the Superintend-
ent's office.
Payment of bills to be
placed in the official minute
book.
Attest:
Herman Ard,
Chairman
J. David Bidwell,
Superintendent

The Gulf County School
Board met in special sessoin
on November 19, with the fol-
lowing members present: J.
K. Whitfield, Chairman; Way-
Ion Graham; Gene Raffield;
Fred Greer and Paul Sewell.
The Superintendent was
present. The meeting was
opened with the invocation by
Sewell, and followed by the
pledge of allegiance.
The Board received bids on
Phase II of the Vocational
Building for Port St. Joe High
School from Griffin Construc-
tion Company, Hamlin Con-
struction Company and Kol-
metz Company. After review-
ing the bids, motion was made
by Raffield, seconded by Gra-
ham, that all bids be taken
under consideration and the
bid awarded at the next
regular meeting of the Board
Dec. 7.
The Board received bids on
building trades equipment
from Teague Hardware Co.,
Wewa Auto Parts Company
and St. Joe Auto Parts Co. on
building trades equipment. On
motion by Graham, seconded
by Greer, all voted Yes to
table the bids until a further
study could be made, and to
accept the best and lowest bid
at the meeting of Dec. 7.
Copies of all bids are on file in
the Superintendent's office.
Chairman Whitfield ap-
pointed Waylon Graham to
Selection Committee on ap-
pointing a Director of the Gulf
County Community Services
Program.
The Board appointed
Charles Gaskin, Board Archi-
tect, to represent the Board in
obtaining information regard-
ing warranties, etc. on the
repairs to, the coliseum floor at
Port St. Joe High School.
There being no further busi-
ness, the Board adjourned to
meet again in regular session
on December 7, 1976.
Attest:
J. K. Whitfield,
Chairman
J. David Bidwell,
Superintendent

The Gulf County School
Board met in special session
on November 16, with the
following members present:
J. K. Whitfield, Gene Raf-
field, Fred Greer, Paul Sewell
and Waylon Graham. The
Superintendent and Attorney
were present.
The meeting was opened
with the invocation by Sewell,
and followed by the pledge of
allegiance.
Board member Greer nomi-


PAGE FIFTEEN.


As we approach the holiday season,

we are thankful for your patronage. You

have made the year bright for us. We

hope to see you in the future. We are

here to serve.


St. Joe Motor Co.

Ford-Mercury


We hope you really
make that strike this
Christmas season. Wishing all of our customers
a great holiday time. Ten-Pin Lounge

and Bowling Center
Wayne, Maxine, Tonya and Inga


Holy Niglit


When man begins to understand. he ,ill,
love. And when his love is understood,
there will be lasting peace. A peaceful
Christmas to all


Gaskin Graddy

Insurance Co.


.:.. . ...

























This Christmas season gives us

a special opportunity to extend our

greetings to everyone and express

appreciation to our valued friends



Comforter

Funeral Home


Pete Hortense Rocky


!PEACE

PEACE ON E\NRTH, GOOD-
VILL TO\X-ARD'? MEN.
IllXVT"IS THE MESS \G E(_-)F
CHRITNTMXS THAT XE
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J. Lamar and John

Miller, Agent
Standard Oil Company


Stay warm and happy this holiday enjoying family and close

friends. We consider you our dear patrons and -warm friends. We

hope that you have a wonderful holiday season.



St. Joseph Telephone


& Telegraph Company


-A--1


nated Whitfield as Board
Chairman, seconded by
Sewell.
Motion was made by Raf-
field, seconded by Gra-
ham, that Whitfield be ap-
pointed Board Chairman. All
voted Yes.
Board member Sewell nomi-
nated Graham as Vice Chair-
man, seconded by Raffield.
Motion was made by Sewell,
seconded by Greer, that Gra-
ham be appointed Vice-
Chairman with all voting Yes.
On recommendation of the
Superintendent, motion by
Graham, seconded by Greer,
the Board voted unanimously
to appoint Walter Wilder as
Administrative Assistant in
the County Office effective
November 22.
There being no further busi-
ness, the Board adjourned to
meet again in special session
on November 19, 1976.
J. K. Whitfield, Chairman


J. David Bidwell,
Superintendent

Neckbones

and Rice

2 lbs. fresh neckbones
2 cloves garlic
Small whole onion
1 tsp. crushed red pepper
a tsp. parsley flakes
Salt to taste
1 cup rice
Black pepper

Wash neckbones, cover with
water, and add all ingredients
except rice and pepper. Cook
slowly 1 hours, until meat is
very tender. Remove neck-
bones from liquid. Skim and
strain liquid and put back in
pot. Strip all the meat from
neckbones and add to liquid in
pot.









PAGE SIXTEEN THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


Men, my dear, are very queer animals-a mixture of horse-
nprvousness, ass-stubbornness and camel-malice.


Dear Santa


I would like to have . .

. .. .. .. .. . -. . . ... . .P. .


Dear Santa,
Please bring me Long Ran-
ger, Silver, Bat Man belt. I
have been good.
From Danny Moree

Hi Santa Claus,
Remember me! I was the
little girl sitting on your lap.
My mommy is writing this
letter for me, so I hope it's ok,
Santa. Last year you gave me
my little red wagon, but I'm
bigger now, so I want a Whee
Wheeler this year.
My mommy said it was ok to
ask for a Chatty Cathy and
table and chair, high chair and
cradle. Santa you better make
you a bigger sled because I
don't want you to forget my
toys. My little puppy wants
something to.
He doesn't need a. whole
bunch like me so a bone or a
ball will be ok.
Koleen Barbee

Dear Santa,
My name is Crystal and I'm
19 months old. I can't write yet
so my Mommy is writing this
for me.
I've been a very sweet girl
this year, so for Christmas,
please bring me a Tyke Bike,
a Farmer Says by Mattel, a
music radio, a baby stroller,
and some new clothes. I will
leave you some milk and
cookies under the tree.
Crystal Kennington
P.S. Please be good to all the
other sweet boys and girls too.

Dear Santa,
Please bring me a don't cry
baby doll, gogo boots, tram-
pauline, and a quick curl
beauty center. Ive got to go
now byby Santa.
Lisa Adams, 2nd grade

Dear Santa,
My name is Felicia Bowens.
I want this for Xmas: 1. Baby
That-A-Way: 2) skates, 3) 10-
speed, 4) cash register,
5) shoes, 6) clothes.
Thank you Santa.

From: John Earl
To: Saint Nick, North Pole
Folk guitar, test-drive
track, matchbox 6-pc. rescue
vehicle set.


Dear Santa,
My name is Latricia Allen.
This is what I want for Christ-
mas: Baby That-A-Way, pil-
low hoppers, skates, candy in
my stocking, food for easy
bake oven, clothes. Thank
you, Santa.
Love, Latricia
Our chimney is just your
size.

Dear Santa,
My name is Sherry Renee
Creel and I am six years old
an live at Saint Joe Beach. I
have been a good girl this
year, so please leave these
toys under our tree for me: a
Holy Hobbie doll, a Barbie
camper, and some other Bar-
bie stuff, a Happy Baby, and a
Sunshine Famliy, and a sur-
prise. Look under the tree and
you will find a treavtor you.
Love,
Sherry Creel
P. S. Please leave a surprise
for my sister for writing this
letter for me.

Dear Santa,
My name is Stacy Ann Creel
and I am ten years old and I
live on Saint Joe Beach. I have
been a good girl this year, so
please leave these following
toys under our tree for me: a
Holy Hobbie doll, a Barbie
doll, a Barbie Townhouse, a
Baby Tender Loves Brother,
and a surprise. Look under our
Christmas tree and you will
find a snack for you. Love,
Stacy Creel
P.S. Please remember my
brother Bobby too!

Dear Santa,
My name is Sharon Boykins
and I want a pair of skates,
tape recorder, shoe and

clothes, ten speed bike. Love,
Sharon Boykins

From: Teresa, Rt. 3-C
Port St. Joe, Fla.
To: Santa Clause
Dear Santa Claus,
This is what I want for
christmas. A pecil chomper
and one pair of black boots
and a size 13. Good-by now.

Dear Santa,
I am only 11/2 years old, so


my mommy is writing this
letter for me. I want for
Christmas a doll, a wagon, a
tricycle, a cookie monster
doll, a riding horse, a chalk-
board and a pretty dress, so I
can look pretty for my Daddy.
I will leave you some milk
and cookies under the Christ-
mas tree.
Teresa Noel Bishop
P.S. Santa please bring my
sister Melissa Dyan a doll and
lots of toys.

Dear Santa Claus,
I want a hot cycle and a C.B.
radio. I also want a stopper
gun, a tractor and trailer, a
truck and some clothes. I will
leave you some cookies and
milk. Love,
Steve Odom

261 Ave. A, Port St. Joe
Dear Santa,
I am 22 months old and have
been a very good girl and I
would like to have a baby doll,
music television, tricyle, tea
set, nursery diaper set, penny
potter cleansing set, farmer
says, rocking horse and
clothes. And I will leave you
some cake and hot chocolate.
Thank you,
La' Toya Lewis
P.S. Don't forget Little Man
and my mommy and daddy.

Dear Santa,
I want a drum and a race
track and a skateboard and a
camera. Happy Christmas.
Andy Richards
(7 years old)


More Letters to
Santa On Page 19


SEASONS BEST


Christmas time is
extend our gratitude to


thank-you time as we
all of our loyal patrons.


We have enjoyed doing business with you and
we hope that we will see you in the future.



Rich & Sons IGA


We love to have you as our customers and we
hope that you will enjoy a happy Christmas season.
We look forward to seeing you in the near future.


Kent Appliance

and Service Co.







SBlessings


May the feeling of peace be with you throughout this
holiday season and for all of the years to come. We give
you our thanks and the best wishes for a great holiday!





Basic Magnesia, Inc.
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Learning without wisdom is a load of books on an ass's back.


F eefs yuwl l at

Flee as fast as you will, your fortune will be at your tail.



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Sears Catalog Sales


LEON and MARY POLLOCK


Back in the 1890's, every
well-furnished home had a
piano and one of the favor-
ite pastimes was to gather
around the family piano to
sing the popular tunes of
the day. At Christmas-
time, the joyous singing of
Christmas carols was an
important part of the hol-
iday scene, adding to the
festive mood of everyone
from Papa down to little
sister.
Today's fashions have
changed significantly and
the color TV set may now
occupy the place of honor
in most American homes
but you'll still find Christ-
mas carols a well-loved tra-
dition in family observanc-
es of the Yuletide season.
The sounds of favorite
carols are more apt to em-
anate from a stereo set
than from a player piano
but they're the same songs
that young ladies and their
beaux sang at the turn of
the century, with a few
modern additions. How-
ever, the traditional singing
of carols has not complete-
ly died out here many
church groups make a prac-
tice of caroling in local
hospitals and institutions,
and some carolers still go
from home to home in true
holiday fashion.
Many churches feature
an evening of beloved
Christmas music during
the holiday season, and of
course TV and radio sta-


tions offer many programs
of traditional and new
carols.
Folks from the Nineties
might be amazed at the
Christmas customs of today
but they'd be right at
home when it comes to
America's favorite holiday


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976 PAGE SEVENTEEN


Bowling


News


Winter Mixed League
Action on the Mixed League
Tuesday night saw Team 8
take three games from Team
2. Glenn Waldo led Team 8.
James Hicks led Team 2 with
425.
On lanes three and four it
was St. Joe Paper Co. taking
three from Fiesta Food. David
Howell led the paper crew
with 478. Nett Henderson was
top bowler for Fiesta with 459.
Lanes five and six saw
Dairy Burger take three from
WJOE Whammos. Larry
Brooks had a 581 series for 235
game for Dairy Burger while
Robert Montgomery was high
for Whammos with a 465.
Lanes seven and eight had
Sylvachem taking all four
from the 4 Beacons. Bill Whit-
field led Sylvachem with 546
and a 200 game, while the
leader for 4 Beacons was Fred
Kleeb with a 480.
Standings: W L
Dairy Burger 46 10
Sylvachem 36 20
WJOE Whammos 33 23
Team 2 29 27
4 Beacons 24 32
Fipsta Food 23 33


Patrol Predicts 27 Holiday Deaths


-I


St. Joe Paper 20 36
Team 8 13 44
Thursday Nite Ladies'
Winter League
In action last Thursday
night, Dec. 16, Renfro's took
three from Loonies. Sydney
Taylor and Trudy Pate tied for
high game with 159 for Ren-
fro; Trudy had the high series
with 406. Connie Ross led
Loonies with a 155 game and
412 series.
Bowen's Cowgirls defeated
the Surefoots for three games,
with Rhonda Gainous leading
the winners with a 146 game
and 400 series.
Highland View Motors came
out on top over Ralph and
Henry's with a 3-1 match.
Sandra Brock led H. V. Motors
with a 171 game and 422 series.
Ralph and Henry's was led by
Susan Bigelow with a 172
game and 434 series.
Tomlinson's beat out the
Red Hot Mamas 4-0. Norma
Hall of Tomlinson's had the
high series with 329. Ruby
Wilson was tops for the Red
Hot Mamas with a 317 series.


It is estimated that 27
persons will die in Florida
traffic accidents during the
78-hour Christmas holiday
period said the Florida High-
way Patrol this week.
This estimate is based on
fatality experience during the
past three Christmas holidays
along with a one percent de-
crease in traffic fatalities
observed during the first 11
months of this year.
The official countdpwn


begins at 6:00 P.M., Friday,
December 24 and ends mid-
night, Sunday, December. 26.
"Drivers face greater dan-
gers of vehicle accidents dur-
ing the month of December
than any other month of the
year," advised Colonel El-
drige Beach, director of the
Patrol.
The Patrol Commander said
a maximum number of troop-
ers will be patroling the
highways and the FHP air-


planes will be used extensive-
ly during the holiday period.
"Enjoy the yuletride sea-
son, but when you are in your
automobile, take every pre-
caution. Leave early, avoid
heavy traffic whenever possi-


. &


ble, keep a watchful eye for
pedestrians and above all, if
you drink, don't drive," con-
cluded Colonel Beach.
READ THE CLASSIFIED
FOR GOOD BARGAINS


It is time to rejoice and honor the birth

of our Saviour and to reflect and to remember His teachings. We want to

wish a Holy Christmas to all of our fine friends and patrons who have been

so loyal to us throughout the year.






Florida First National Bank


at Port St. Joe


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To wish you a truly joyous Christmas.

Beaman Plumbing


Then, As Now Carols

Were Holiday Tradition


How nice it is to be able to thank all
of our wonderful customers and wish
them a happy holiday season!

Hughey Williams

Well Drilling


Happiness is a holiday season filled with
warmth and love. We hope that your
holidays are happy and -carefree.


Hurlbut Supply Co.


Mfflbm











PAGE EIGHTEEN THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976


Sharks Dump Bay



.In A Hot Second h

'.Robert Thomas rallied Port points to give the Sharks a ni
:t. Joe's Sharks from a seven 63-59 win over the visiting
.iint halftime deficit with 29 Bay High Tornadoes Tuesday ye
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ght of last week.
The win closed the Sharks'
ear -of basketball and sent
em off on Christmas vaca-
on on a good note. The
harks will not resume play
until January 4 when tne
ountstown Tigers will come
town.
Preston Gant, fresh out of
e hospital with back prob-
ms, sank 14 points for the
nners.
Wells was the big gun for the
irnadoes with 16 points.
In the defensive depart-
ent, Gant hauled in 14
bounds. Robert Thomas and
erry Larry each had four,
aymond Rogers had two and
ay Lawrence pulled in one.
The Sharks started off slow,
t the surging Thomas in the
it half pulled the win out of
e fire.
Score by quarters:
ortSt. Joe 13 11 25 14-63
ay High 18 13 10' 16-59
PORT ST. JOE-Gant, 7-Q-
; Thomas, 13-3-29; Larry,
3-7; Nixon, 4-0-8; Rogers,
2-4; Lawrence, 0-1-1.
BAY HIGH-Hanson, 7-1-15;
Roulhac, 4-2-10; C. Roul-
c, 6-0-12; Wells, 8-0-16; J.
oulhac, 1-0-2; Molan, 2-0-4.


SAY YOU SAW IT
IN THE STAR


'Twas the night before
Christmas and there in his
chair,
father was moaning and
tearing his hair.
While upstairs in bed, all still
and asleep,
the children didn't know
what made daddy weep.
The money had been paid,
the gifts had been bought,
and all was well with the
world, or father had thought.
He'd gone to the car, put the
toys on the seat,
and then to the market for
good things to eat.
He returned to the car, and
what did he find?
Some thief in the night had
stolen him blind.
Santa Claus won't be the
only person tiptoeing around
during Christmas carrying
gifts. Instead of giving gifts,
some people will be engaged
in the process of "taking,"
that is, stealing them. Thieves
such as these will be sneaking


The Star of Bethlehem
has been attributed to sev-
eral things through the
centuries: a conjunction
of the planets Jupiter, Sat-
urn and Mars; the planet
Venus at its brightest; the
sudden appearance of a
nova, or exploding star,
and a wholly supernatural
event.
Chinese annals record-
ed a comet visible for
about 70 days in March


Holiday Hors D'oeuvres


Hors d'oeuvres for holiday entertaining can be as easy to
make as they are fun to eat with these Cocktail Surprises. A
tender and tasty Cheddar cheese flavored crust (begun with a
dependable pie crust mix) wraps around your favorite fillings.
For variety, sprinkle some with dill weed, sesame or poppy seeds
and bake 'til golden brown. One bite will surprise and delight
your party guests and have them reaching for more!
COCKTAIL SURPRISES
One 10-oz. pkg, Flako Pitted dates
Pie Crust Mix Pitted prunes
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Frankfurters, sliced 12-
sharp Cheddar cheese inch thick
Dash of cayenne or dry Smoked pork sausage links,
. mustard sliced V2-inch thick
1/4 cup cold water Cooked ham, cut into 1/2-
Pecan halves inch cubes
Stuffed green olives
Combine mix, cheese, cayenne and water; mix until well
blended. Shape to form ball; knead on lightly floured surface
about 1 minute or until smooth. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of
dough around pecans, olives, dates, prunes, frankfurters, sau-
sage or ham to form ball. Sprinkle with dill weed, sesame or
poppy seed, if desired. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in pre-
heated hot oven (400F.) 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve warm. Makes about 3/2 dozen appetizers.


through darkened parking
lots at busy shopping malls
prying open car doors and
trunks in their search for
goodies.
By taking to heart a few
pointers from the Insurance
Information Institute, you
may be able to avoid a scene
such as the one described
above.
-- When you are out
shopping and find it
necessary to leave your car
unattended with ifts inside,
always lock your purchases in
the trunk. Although
professional thieves can
reportedly pry open trunks in
30 seconds or less, the trunk
is still the safest place for
your valuables because it
removes the visible
temptation for would-be
robbers.
-- A move that will thwart
some thieves is this: after you
make a purchase and return
to the car with it, put it in
the trunk and then drive to


and April of 5 BC, the
approximate date when
many theologians believe
Jesus actually was born.


The Bible in certain
places gives a hint of
comets.
One passage so cited is
I Chron. 21, 16: "And
David lifted his eyes and
saw the angel of the Lord
standing between earth
and heaven, and in- his
hand a drawn sword
stretched out over Jerus-
alem."
Scholars today ask:
"Was it a comet, with its
tail extended far south-
ward like a sword ?" They
note that Pliny, the Ro-
man naturalist, classified
one type of comet as
"sword-shaped." Josephus
the historian noted that
an AD 66 comet, perhaps
Haley's, stood like a sword
in the sky over Jerusalem.

"The simile may have
been suggested to him by
I Chronicles, but the shape
of the comet apparently
justified it," one historian-
writer has observed.
When, according to the
Bible, in verse 27, God
"put his sword back in its
sheath," perhaps the com-
et lost its tail, as they
sometimes do.


another parking place, even if
it is in the same mall. And try
not to leave the car
unattended for any length of
time. If you are shopping-
with a group of friends, take
turns watching the car if
there are valuables inside.
-- Whenever possible, park
your car in a brightly-lit,
well-traveled area. And if you
lock your car, always take
your keys with you. The only
thing worse than losing your
Christmas gifts is losing your
entire car.
Possibly the hottest item
this Christmas for thieves is
the CB radio. By taking
precautions such as removing
your antenna and radio from
the car when it's left
unattended, you can avoid
the theft of this valuable
item. Ask your CB dealer for
other suggestions.
Above all, enjoy this
holiday season, and make
sure your gifts reach those
who deserve them. (PRN)


Good Food


File Gumbo
1 chicken, cut up
lb. beef, diced (opt)
I tbsp. lard or salt pork
drippings
1/ lb. ham, diced
tsp. red pepper
1/2 bay leaf
tsp. thyme
2 tbsp. parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
I -2 dozen oysters
and liquor
Few pods okra, sliced in
rounds
I small onion, diced
2 tbsp. fil powder
Cover chicken and beef with
water. Add salt and boil until
tender. Remove meats, reserve
broth. Strip chicken from
bone. Cut up meat. In large
kettle or stewing pot, melt lard
or drippings and lightly brown
ham. Add seasonings and sim-
mer a few minutes. Drain
oysters and mix broth and
oyster liquor to make 1
quarts. Add to kettle along
with okra and onion. Simmer
30 minutes. Return chicken
and beef to kettle "and 'add
oysters. Simmer until oysters
curl on edges. Remove from
heat. Stir in file powder and
serve over rice. 4-6 servings.


It is possible to go wrong in many ways, but right in only
one. The former is thus easy and the latter difficult.


Have a happy holiday season. Thanks
so much for your patronage. We have
enjoyed doing business with you and we
look forward to many years of friendship
and service.


Western Auto
Associate Store





4odaM Gjhelng&*


that fie can continue to forrk fiith Vou in the future.


St. Joe Auto Parts

and RADIO SHACK


MAURICE GODWIN
RANDY SMITH
LEE BRYAN


MIKE KAHL
KAY McCALL
CAROLE KAHL


RICK LAMBERSON
SCOTT LAMBERSON
JEAN and DICK LAMBERSON


A Christmas Story


They Followed


the Star...


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Serving up a cupfull of holiday cheer
mixed with a platter of best wishes to all
of our loyal friends for a holiday menu.


Pauline's Restaurant


ImuiiCSIAST M


\ Wishing you a
star-bright, love-warm
holiday season. We hope
that you will continue to
honor us with your patronage.


'St. Joe Furniture


happy holiday season. We have enjoyed serving you and
we look forward to seeing you again next year.



St. Joe Hardware Co.


Oat-*ds OJD


PAGE EIGHTEEN


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 1976













Some Lickin' Good Eatin'



During the Holiday Season


Hog Jowls and

Black-eyed Peas


This new year 1977 -
what you don't need is a lot of
money; what you do need is a
"Touch of Soul" a flair for


aRnETINGS Or1 THE SEASON


cooking, imagination, and cre-
ativity. Soul food is really.
seasoning and cooking- foods
to taste.
The term "Soul Food" is
relatively new, having come
during this second half of the
20th century. It is used to
designate the foods that south-
erners have enjoyed for years,
reminding one of the big
Sunday dinners of the freed
slave family and the huge
wash pots of big one-dish
meals served during the week.
Among these meals is the
New Year's good luck meal,
hog jowls and blackeye peas
-tradition says that there's a
day's good luck for every pea
eaten.
The foods involved have
come from the huge wash pots
of the field hands and the
delicacies of the big house.
Simple, inexpensive foods
spiced with garlic, pepper,
bay leaves, and other condi-
ments syrup and molasses
have provided the mouth-
watering foods for hundreds of
years.
Hot breads accompany most
meals corn bread or hoe
cake every day; hot biscuits,
yeast rolls, and light bread
(white bread) on Sunday. Veg-
etables are seasoned always
with smoked ham, bacon, or
salt pork. The pig provided
the main source of meat and
was eaten from snout to tail,
including the entrails (chitter-
lings) and feet-stewed, fried,
roasted, smoked, pickled, or
barbecued.
Sweet potatoes, baked and
in pies, syrup molasses, home-
made preserves, and fruits,
fresh or dried, have been
added to the meals to make
them more satisfying.
To be certain, a "Touch of
Soul" means simple, rich,
nourishing foods always
served in abundance.
1 lb. hog jowl
1 lb. black-eyed peas
2 red pepper pods
I large onion
Salt and pepper
Place hog jowl, black-eyed
peas, red pepper pods, and
large onion iri sufficient water
to cover well. Bring to boil
and simmer one hour. Add
salt and pepper to taste. Con-
tinue cooking, adding water
when necessary until peas are
quite soft. Keep just enough
liquid to keep peas covered
when cooking. When done,
the "pot likker" should be
quite thick. Serve with hot
fluffy dry rice.


THE STAR. Port St. Joe. Fla. THURSDAY, DEC. 23. 1976 PAGE NINETEEN

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r Santa


like to have . .

j atta yimr fnai iawww a.U ^io'Sag


Smothered

Chicken
Use a 3- to 4-pound fryer or
broiler, cut up. Sprinkle the
pieces with salt, pepper, and
flour. Fry in hot fat until
brown on all sides. Add %
cup of water, cover tightly,
and cook over low heat until
chicken is tender. Add more
hot water if necessary during
cooking. Serve with pan gravy
if desired. 6-8 servings.

Ham Hocks

Turnip Greens

2 lbs. young, tender
turnip greens
1 lb. ham hocks, ham
fat, or ham bone
2 red pepper pods
Salt and pepper
Boiling water,
Thoroughly wash the greens,
breaking off the.tough stems.
Place them in a pot with ham
hocks and. red pepper pods.
Cover with boiling water and
boil gently for 3 hours. When
done, season to taste with salt
and pepper. Drain, reserving
the cooking liquid. Arrange on
serving platter, with the meat
over the greens. Serve with
corn bread and cups of "pot
likker" (the reserved cooking
liquid) for dunking. 6 serv-
ings.


Hopping John
1 cup black-eyed peas
I ham knuckle, or /4 lb.
salt pork, diced
I green pepper, seeded
and chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 cup uncooked rice
1 tablespoon butter
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper
Soak the peas overnight in
water to cover. If using ham
knuckle, place in pot with
onion, green pepper, and wa-
ter to cover. Simmer for 2
hours. (Salt porkineed not be-
"pre-cooked.") Add the peas,
drained, and simmer until they
are tender. Steam the rice
separately until it is dry and
"flaky." When the peas are
done and the water has cooked
very low, add the steamed
rice, butter, cayenne, and salt
and pepper to taste. Cook over
very low heat until all the
liquid is absorbed. 4-6 serv-
ings.


I want to get something for
my step and real daddy too. Dear Saint Nicholas,
Please give me a some


Dear Santa Claus,
My name is Sandy and I
have been a good little boy.
Please bring me these things
for Xmas, a motorcycle and
swing and clothes and a few
toys. I'll leave some milk and
cookies on the table.
Love always,
Sandy E. Quinn, Jr.

Dear Santa,
My name is Tsa. I have been
a good little girl and not a bad
one. What i want for Xmas is a
swing, clothes, bicycle and
some games and a black
board. I'll leave some milk
and cookies by the tree just for
you. Love always, -.
Tsa D. Quinn

Dear Santa Claus:
My name is Crystal Lynn
Smith and I have been a very
good girl.
I would like very much too
have a bicycle, baby that-a-
way, baby boo hoo and a
Raggedy Ann doll for Christ-
mas.
I would also like too have a
Barbee doll, a record player
and some clothes. I leave you
some chocolate milk and cook-
ies.
Your friend,
Crystal Lynn Smith

Dear Saint Nicholas,
Please give me a toy gun set
anda Whirly Bird. Please get
acowboy shirt and two crates,
one too feet tall and too feet
long and the other one two feet
tall and two feet long.
Robby S.


comes for my dolls and a
scarf and a baking set.
Jenny Lee


Dear Santa,
I want a gun 410 and a pack


of shells and a cox airplane, I
like you, Santa.
Joe Norton

Dear Santa,
I want a b.b. gun and a;
Thunder Shift 500. I like you,.
Santa.
Edward Wood


Dear Santa Claus,
I have been a good girl this
year. I would like to have a
Baby Live and a walkie-talk-
ie, gloves for school and ball
and bat. I love you and Merry
Christmas.
Missy Richter
(7 years old)

Santa,
My name is Chris Butler. I
have been a good boy and try
to mind Mommie and Daddy. I
want a motorcycle, a football
game, a truck, a ladder, a
hammer and saw, another
swing set and a box of band-
ages and some cars and a
bunch of candy. And I also
want an airplane. Bye.
Chris Butler

286A Ave. D, Port St. Joe
Dear Santa Claus,
Momma told me that you
would bring me something for
Christmas. This is what I
want. A big, big swing set, a
talking doll, ABC blocks,
marching Mickey Mouse and
a Disco Duck for my birthday
and also a talking telephone.
Bring Momma something
also. Thank you, Santa.
Lavetta Best
(3 years old)

Dear Santa,
Would you please bring me a
walkie talkie for Xmas and a
bicycle. Thanks, Santa.
Desmond Smith
(4 years old)

Dear Santa Clus, .
I have try to be good but
sometimes I'm bad. My name
is Bonita Robinson. I would
like a organ but not very high
and a jumpsuit or pants, or
pantsuit, or dress and pant to
go with it. My sister want
something to, her named is
Sonja Robinson. Oh and Santa
Clus I want lots and lots of
gifts for Christmas and I will


Bright Christmas greetings to all of you from all of us.

Sammy Patrick
Property Appraiser


Fill'er up with the liveliest greetings
for the holidays. We are happy to serve you
anytime and we look forward to offering
you the best in products and services.

Ralph n&Henry's

Standard Service


SWorld


Sing a song of joy this Christmas


season and fill your world with


happiness for the coming year.


St. Joe Stevedoring


Co.


S j Sing with joy this

Christmas season and fill your world with happiness,

love and kindness. We wish the best of the Christmas

spirit to all


Carol, Cathy, Jay


and Billy Joe Rish


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Fully Cooked Hams, Turkey, Roast, Beef Roast,
Pork Roast, Oysters, and Steaks are also
conveniently displayed to co ete our holiday
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99C


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Swift's Premium Beef
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BAKING HENS avg. 599


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LB. $1.39


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Swift's Premium Beef Boneless Rump or
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Swift's Premium Beef
CUBED STEAK
Fresh Pork
SPARE RIBS
Hormel 12 Oz. Pkg.
BEEF WEINERS


LB. $1.19
LB. $1.49


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PIE CRUST 11 oz.80
Antiseptic 14 oz. 0
LISTERINE bottle 99,
Super Size $1 19
AIM TOOTHPASTE 2 1 9
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ALKA SELTZER 25 ct. 69'
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