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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: April 28, 1977
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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 36


Industry Deep Water Port Fine People Safest Beaches in Florida
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977


Purpose I to Control River Development


Gulf Joins Apalachicola Group


l tiilunujiig.
Franklin County Clerk Bobby Howell
urges Gulf to join group


Gulf Codity was invited to join a
group of five other counties in Florida's
Panhandle Tuesday night, for the ex-
press purpose of properly developing the
Apalachicola River in a manner which
would benefit the area.
Ed Leuchs, representing the State
Planning Board put the -idea to the
County Commission as being the only
answer to having a united voice in how
the river is going to be developed.
"The River is definitely going to be
developed", Franklin County Clerk of the
Court Bobby Howell said. Howell had
accompanied Leuchs to Port St. Joe
Tuesday night, to give support to his
proposition and to endorse the organiza-
tion to the Gulf Board.
Leuchs said the other five counties in-


Northwest Florida have already joined
the association which is officially named'
the "Apalachicola River and Bay Res-
ponsible Management and Planning
Program" and is more easily referred to.
as the "Apalachicola Committee". '
Leuchs explained the purpose of the
organization is to express a concern with:
the development of the river from
dredging, damming, industry, waste'
disposal, etc. "Our purpose is to discuss
our mutual concerns for the river and its
future and use our united influence in
seeing the river is properly used", the
state representative stated.
Privately, Leuchs said he was sup-
porting designation of the river as a
estuarine sanctuary by the Federal,
Government, but that members of the,


new group were just as interested in
damming the river for navigation, but
maintaining as' much of the natural
ecology as possible. "We're interested in
'proper' river development", he said,
"by whatever means we can all agree
on".
Commissioner Jimmy Gortman, who
has been incensed ever since he came on
the Board at the Corps of Engineers for
dumping their dredge spoil "just any-
where they want to" on. the River said he
was interested ii the County joining the
group to try and make the Corps i little
more selective of "what sloughs they
stop up while dredging".
Howell, in voicing Franklin County's
endorsement of the plan, said, "There's


going to be development of the River.
Our Board feels we will be better off if all
six counties work as a group to keep
abreast of any changes planned for the
River".
Howell went on to say, "We are not
opposing development. We want only to
be sure development does not destroy
Apalachicola Bay."
SLeuchs said the logical' next step
would be, to invite counties in Georgia
and Alabama affected by the river to join
in",the planning group to protect the entire
three rivers complex.
Gulf County's Commission agreed
unanimously, with the exception of Otis
Davis, Jr., who was absent Tuesday
night, to join and become an active
participant in the new organization.


Ed Leuchs explains the purpose of
new "Apalachicola Committee"


S


New Ordinance Requires




Tie-In to Water and Sewer


Oak Grove residents will be
required to become customers
of their new water and sewer
service after it is installed. An
ordinance passed Tuesday
night, in an emergency action
by ,the County Commission
will require ah residents of the
area to become a part of the,
new system and avail them-
selves of its services once it is'
put in operation.
The move was made heces-'
sary by the Farmers Home
SAdministration, who is provid-
ing the loan and grant money


Clerk George Y.'Core looks through his
Snew cumputer-compiled record index. The
book contains all the, information formerly


Clerk of the Court George Y.
Core keeps records on every-
thing of a public nature which
happens here in Gulf County.
If you marry, divorce, sell or.
buy property, mortgage any-
thing, get sued, sue somebody
else, own property, go to jail,
get out of jail, etc., Core has a
record of it. He is required by
the State of Florida to keep
these records and keep them
in a manner in which they can
be found easily and accurately
should information concern-
ing you or your property be
necessary.
Keeping this information
where it can be easily found
has been the thorn in the side
of records keepers for years


Two men are out on bail and
the Gulf County Sheriff's of-
fice is looking for a third as the
result of a burglary of Woods
Fisheries last Sunday mor-
nine.
Arrested and charged with
burglary were Charles
Thompson and Bobby Hitch-
cock. They have been charged
with forcible entry to the
business and removing about
600 pounds of prime shrimp,
valued at $5.40 a pound.
The two were brought be-
fore Judge Sirmons of Pana-
ma City, sitting in for Gulf
County Judge David Taunton
Tuesday, the two were ar-
raigned and released on bail.
Thompson had his bail set at
$2,500 and Hitchcock's bail
was placed at $10,000.
Sheriff Ken Murphy said the


kept in several of the large books immediate-
ly in front of him. --Star photo


and much money has been
spent in the past in devising
systems, computers, writing-
programs and all sorts of
devices to keep an index on
where a certain paper is
stored.
If one visits the office of
Clerk Core, he can see where
this indexing of information
could be a problem. Core
keeps his records in a vault
which is'about 30 by 70 and the
walls are lined with shelves
containing books of informa-
tion concerning items of pub-
lic transactions throughoutt
,the county ever since it was
formed back in 1925. Some
.records go even beyond this
date. Everything of a legal


investigation by his depart-
ment showed the burglars
gained entry to the fish deal-
er's place of business by
breaking the lock off a door,
then pushing the door open
with an automobile.
Sheriff Murphy said the
burglars took the shrimp to
Pensacola'where it was divid-,
ed up into two batches with
half being sold in Pensacola
for $1,200 and half taken to
Alabama and sold for $1,000.
"We have the Pensacola
police looking for the third
suspect and expect to have
him in custody in a short
while", Murphy told The Star
Wednesday morning.
Bucky Richter of the Florida
Marine Patrol assisted the
Sheriff's staff in the investiga-
tion.


nature which has happened i
recorded some where in one o
these books.
The trick is to find it whe
you need.it.
In the beginning of th
county, the first Clerk of th
Court Joe Hunter (and th
only other Clerk Gulf Count
has ever had) kept a han(
written index book of hi
(Continued on Page 3)


to finance the installation of
the sanitary services. FHA
has told the Board that due to
the small number of residents
in the area and the expense to
put the services in, everyone
must be required to hook up in
order for them to provide
financing and grants.
In communications from the
FHA this past week, the
government agency has said
they are holding up-release of
the construction money until
this ordinance is delivered in
their hands. FHA has indicat-


ed the money will be released
and the construction will begin
immediately after the docu-
ment is approved.
SThe Board unanimously ap-
proved the ordinance as an
emergency situation Tuesday
night and immediately put the
signed ordinance in the mail.
If the ordinance, as adopted,
is accepted by FHA, construc-
tion will likely begin within the
next 10 days to two weeks.
SOLID WASTE
A letter from the state
Department of Environmental


Regulation this past week told
the County, in effect, "We
don't think you can do it",
referring to an imposed dead-
line of having a disposal plan
by July 1 of this year.
The County has been told it
must find a solution to the
inadequate land fill sites in the
county, which are not accept-
able to state standards. All
land fill sites, except one, are
burying garbage either In or
too near the natural water
tabled DER says it cannot be
buried less than five feet


School, Teacher Teams



Reach Tentative Pact


Negotiating teams for the Gulf County Teachers
Association and the Gulf County School Board reached
tentative agreement in a special session Tuesday night on a
working contract for the current school year, according to
spokesmen for both the teachers and the school administra-
tion. The two have been- at impasse for several weeks after
starting their bargaining sessions back in the summer of last
is year.
of Two weeks ago, the services of a special master were
called upon and the special master recommended that the
n School Board award the teachers a six percent wage increase
and make the increase retroactive back to the first of the
e present school year. The teachers also wanted some
e improvements in their insurance plan.
e At the special session Tuesday' night, the negotiators
y agreed on the special master's suggestion for a six percent
d salary increase, retroactive to the beginning of the school
s year and the teacher bargaining team agreed to drop the


insurance item for this year as a bargaining point. The
School Board had been in the position of losing some $60,000
in state money recently because of a reduction in the average
daily attendance in the current school year.
County Superintendent Walter Wilder said the School
Board 'will probably accept the contract, since they
instructed the bargaining team to offer the salary increase.
They must still ratify the agreement, however.
The rank and file of the teacher, organization must still
vote on the offer, even though their bargaining representa-
tives have agreed on the contract.
Wilder told The Star that both groups should consider the
contract within the next two weeks, after representatives
from both groups work out small differences in the teacher
version and the School Board version of the contract.
Gulf County teachers have been working all this year
without any formal agreement.


left to right: Blane Cox, Tim Beard, Tom Bouington, Steve Peak, Chuck
Hatcher, Gregg Chason, R. D. Davis and Duane McFarland. Back rosv, from
left: Jay Fleming, Tim Hatcher, Keef Pettis, Rick Taylor, Bascom Roberts,
Craig Weimorts, Harlan Haddock, Wade Stoutamire and Kevin Watts. The
Sharks will play their final season home game this Saturday, hosting Rickards,
a 3A power, at 4:00 p.m. in Shark stadium. -Star photo


above the water table. Since
the water table is not even five
feet underground most places
here in Gulf County, the dis-
posal methods are in trouble.
The letter from DER seems
to hint that they are willing to
work out an extension of time
for Gulf County to come up
with a plan for properly
disposing of garbage, though
the offer is not spelled out in so
many words.
Chairman Everette Owens,
Jr., said the County may not
need to apply for an extention.
He has appointed a commit-
tee, chaired, by the Mosquito
Control supervisor Tommy
Pitts, who also has charge of,
garbage disposal.
Owens reported to the Com-
mission Tuesday night that,
"We may have a recommen-
dation from our committee at
our 'next meeting".
If the report is ready and
acceptable by the DER, the
County will find itself in the
position of starting late, but
finishing their task early.
WANT ROAD
A group from Red Bull:
Island, in Wewahitchka were
back before the Board Tues-
day night, for the fourth time
this year, to ask for paving of
the main road leading into
their new subdivision.
The subdivision, a recent'
real estate development which ,
has had its plat turned down
by the County because it didn't:
meet its sub-division require-
ments, has since been accept--
ed by the City of Wewahitch-
ka. The residents are after-the
County to put a paved road
down to alleviate dust, rough
roads and slippery driving.
during wet weather.
Mrs. Beth Fuselier, acting
as spokesman for the group,
pointed out that the road has
been placed on number one
priority by the City of Wewa-
hitchka in its paving requests.
Mrs. Fuselier pointed out that
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Another

Marijuana

Harvest
The Gulf County Sheriff's
office, working on a telephone
tip, destroyed a small number
of marijuana plants growing
near Willis Landing on Friday
of last week.
Sheriff Ken Murphy said the
department was notified the
plants were growing in a dog
pen near the home of George
Raymond Gray, who lives
near the Willis Landing Road.
An investigation by the de-
partment found the report to
be true. Sheriff Murphy said
the dozen or so plants were
destroyed by his deputies.
There were no charges filed
in the matter.


15c Per Copy


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New Index System Makes


Records Easier to Search


Two Men Charged


In Burglary Case


Conference Champions

1977 GULF COAST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS-Port St. Joe's
baseball team won their conference Saturday in a game against Chattahoochee.
They are undefeated in their conference, 8-0. Team members are: front row,


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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977


Other Editors Say:


-THE STAR--
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By The Star Publishing Company
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TO ADOVtERISRS--In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable
for damage further than amount received for such advertisement.

The spoken word is giv4 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.


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E EDITORIALS:

'EDITORIALS:


Carter's Plan Could


Re- Charge Inflation


admire President Carter for hard to equip a car with a 250 mile
the bull by the horns in the extension cord to give people the
situation. One can't sit back same mobility they have today.
on operating as we always We say President Carter's ener-
the past with no thought to gy program doesnT solve the prob-
ire and what it will bring. lem at all; it merely prolongs the
, we join others in thinking inevitable. The name of Richard
high tax placed on gasoline Nixon may be anathema to the
ing to solve the problem of a government and American people
shortage. Even if the tax is today, but at least he had the right
gallon, the shortage will still idea when he announced in one of his
the supply will still run out inaugural addresses that he planned
these days. to begin research to have the United
Carter plans to place the States independent of other nations
Son gasoline and then give it for energy. Like the man or not, he
ack to the people in tax had the right idea. Merely cutting
or reductions. So why levy it down on the use of oil won't insure
rst place, if it is going to be the future.
ight back to the people? The years of 1973, '74, '75 and '76
rould make more sense to us are not so far in the past that we
x were to be levied (if it has don't remember what climbing oil
evied at all) and used for prices did to our ecbnomy.. We had
h to find an alternative to oil inflation like we".had never see .
el. When the oil is gone, we before. If the same increases are
irn to something else. Pri- made by placing more taxes on the
this "something else" will product, we can expect nothing short
ricity, but it will be kind of of twice the inflation rate.


County (


S For those of us who have lived in
i Gulf County for any length of time, it
Sis efreshing to ride about the county
Sand see the enormous changes which
Share being made in the countryside.
SWe remember just a few short
Years ago (less than a dozen) when
Sin out-lying areas around the small
Communities and towns, one saw
Nothing but woodlands, sawgrass,
:swamps, marsh and an occasional
4 drainage ditch. When you got away
. from the inhabited areas, the coun-
;tryside looked like some distant
Planet or maybe the jungles of South
SAmerica.
S Things have changed.
When was the last time you took
Sa ride up the Overstreet road? When
,did you last go from the Dalkeith
Road to Howard Creek on the. old
Sdift road route? When did you last
Sget off on one of the side roads and

Airman

Lindsey

SGraduates
Airman Lynn W. Lindsey,
:son of Mrs. Luquita Whitfield
.:of Ashford, Ala, has grad-
:uated at Lowry AFB, Colo.,
:from the .U. S. Air Force
:technical training course for
':weapons mechanics.
:i Airman Lindsey, who was
::trained to load and inspect
w:'Weapons used in Air Force air-
:.craft, is being assigned to
iCarswell AFB, Tex, for duty
Sivith a unit of the Strategic Air
:.Command. Completion of the
-course enables the airman to
receivee academic credits
:.:through the Community Col-
Jlege of the Air Force.
:.The airman is a 1976 grad-
jiate of Liberty County High
: School, Bristol. His wife, Val-
:brie, is the daughter of Mrs.
:Larry Parrish of Port St. Joe.
-ifsf:ather, M. L. Lindsey, Jr.,
lives at 1905 Long Ave., Port
St. Joe. ..


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tioning Might be Better Approach

dictates. Conservation is utterly nec- is worthwhile. But at the same promise that his plan
The inconvenience of hand- essary. It would be foolish to time let's get to work on alter- to an even better lift
ling ration tickets might push argue otherwise. Encouraging natives which will provide the people of America ral
the nation into alternate fuels conservation measures like energy needed for us to main- debasing living stan
quicker than anything the home insulation and develop- tain our standards of living, only hollow political
President proposes. ment of more efficient motors Without that, the President's (Tallahassee Demi


Gas Rai

The least that can be said
about President Carter's
energy program is that it is
complex and controversial. It
smacks of both politics and
social engineering.
At the core is energy con-
servation, and his emphasis
on that point is well placed.
Americans must conserve oil
supplies until alternatives are
fully developed.
If there is a major flaw in
the Carter program it is the
failure to emphasize develop-
ment of alternatives, many of
which are already known to
us. Perhaps that will come
later; we certainly hope so.
His program is strictly stop-
gap until we are ready with
alternatives which can be put
to practical use to generate
electric power, to run our
industry and operate our
vehicles.
Little that he proposes so far
can be interpreted as a long-
range solution to the nation's
energy problem. In his speech
to Congress, he did mention
development of synthetic fuels
and speeding up construction
of atomic plants. These things
will help. But on the other
hand he is ready to oppress oil
companies because they
might somehow get an un-
earned profit at a time when
they should be encouraged to
find new oil fields.
The proposed tax on gas-
guzzling cars may be a good
conservation measure. The
promise of rebates to encour-
age use of more efficient ve-
hicles seems to be a sound
approach to get people to
change their auto buying
habits.
We oppose giving the Presi-
dent standing authority to levy
a gasoline tax up to a maxi-
mum of 50 cents a gallon by
1988. The taxing authority, in
the first place, shouldn't be
used to manipulate the econo-
my or social structure. It
should be used to raise money
to operate the government.
If a higher gasoline tax
should turn out to be neces-
sary, Congress should do it.
The authority and discretion
,to tax shiouldn't be passed on
to the President.
In our opinion, the best
approach to gasoline conser-
vation is none of these things
proposed by the President. It
is purely and simply gasoline
rationing.
We know all the objections
to rationing and recognize the
abuses which occurred in
World War II. But one way to
get around the possible fraud
is to make ration tickets
negotiable. Issue a basic set of
tickets to everyone; let those
who don't want or need their
tickets sell to people who do
want them and can pay for
them.
In this manner, the federal
government would control the
supply of gasoline. It could
allow as much or little to be
sold as the national situation


The dewberries are ripe!.
Just about everywhere you go now, the
boys and girls, and men and women are stooped
over picking dewberries. Friday afternoon, I
saw a lady at the corner of Fifth and Garrison
picking a pie for supper. I heard Pete Miller
remembering how John Robert Smith used to get
up early and pick the berries off the fence around
his business before Pete could get to work and


Letters.


. .


to the Editor


April 22,1977 to the hospital there. The
Dear Editor: doctor there wouldn't even
Will you please publish this look at me or let me out of the
letter of thanks. My thanks car. He said, "I can't see her,
goes to the staff at the Port St. take her on to St. Joe."
Joe Municipal Hospital for So we then drove on to St.
their kindness and excellent Joe with me barely conscious
care while I was hospitalized lying in the back seat.
there the first part of March. I Upon arrival at the emer-
would also like to thank Dr. agency room in Port St. Joe,
Joe Hendrix for his excellent they brought out a stretcher
care. and rushed me right in, and
I live at Indian Pass Beach, Dr. Joe Hendrix was there in a
and when I became very sick very short time.
that morning, my husband So you see why I am especi-
and my neighbor took me first ally grateful for the Port St.
to the Apalachicola hospital as Joe Municipal Hospital.
I had been going to a doctor Thank you.
there. My doctor was out of Sincerely,
town, but his office sent me on Mrs. Mamie Pace


Florida National Shows

Increase Dnring ,;Yar


Florida National Banks of
Florida, Inc. Friday an-
nounced net income for the
quarter ended March 31, of
$3,534,000 or $0.36 per share,
before the effect of the change
in accounting method, as com-
pared to $3,103,000 or $0.32 per
share for the quarter ended
March 31, 1976. The after tax
cumulative effect of the
change in accounting method
for income on consumer (in-
stallment) loans was a one
time adjustment to earnings
of $3,096,000 or $0.31 per share.
The change to the rule of
78's method of accounting for
interest income on consumer
(installment) loans was ef-
fected January 1, 1977. The
Company previously reported
income on consumer loans
principally under the straight


line method. This change was
the result of a management
study which indicated that the
rule of 78's method provides a
better matching of revenue
and expense and also brings
Florida National in line with
the method used by the major-
ity of other major Florida
Bank Holding Companies.
On March 31, total assets of
Florida National Banks of
Florida, Inc. were $1,592 mil-
lion, compared with $1,509
million as of March 31 of last
year. Net loans were $587
million on March 31, com-
pared with $575 million a year
ago. Gross deposits were
$1,329 million and $1,267 mil-
lion at March 31, 1977 and 1976
respectively.


Band Raising Funds


The High School Band sold fish dinners all
afternoon Saturday and manned a road block
on Highway 98 all day long to earn funds to
finance their up-coming trip to the state
band contest to be held in Orange Park next
month. The band collected approximately
$1.060.00 toward their expected expenses of
$2,200 needed for the trip.


Smith. with his back to the camera, checks
out the hush puppy cooking, with Phillip
Davis, Tripp Barrier (cap in the background)
and Stan Price do the cooking. Tracy Pierce,
chief fish cook and an active band parent, s
dressed for his role of seafood cook as he
takes a basket of fried fish from the cooker in


In the photo above, band director Ray the photo at left.


-Star photo


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PAGE TWO


Changing


ride through what was formerly
impenetrable swamp or pine for-
ests?
Take such a trip today and you
will be amazed at what somebody's
money has done. The face of Gulf
County is changing into an agricul-
tural and cattle economy to go along
with our forest products-related
economy.
We think this is good. Diversifi-
cation won't hurt us economically
and the rolling farmlands and
pastures improve the looks of the
countryside, making a Sunday after-
noon drive,a scenic pleasure.
The touchy part of all this
change is that it depended on large
machines to clear the swamps and
keep it cultivated. We're wondering
if President Carter's energy pro-
gram is going to bring this change
for the better to a screeching halt.


ETAOIN SHRDL U

By WESLEY R. RAMSEY


get his ripe dewberries. I saw a vine growing up
a palm tree over near the hotel the other day
which had dewberries as large as a thimble and
purple as a plum.
Dewberry time is pie time. Last week, I sat
down to dinner and after dinner Frenchie asked
me if I wanted a piece of pie. This is an unusual
request, as Frenchie rarely makes a pie. She'll
make cakes til she has to give them away to get
rid of them, but pies seldom cross our larder
board. I decided to go with the novelty and take a
piece of pie. It turned out to be a piece of
dewberry pie which our son-in-law, Tommy
Oliver had baked and brought over. All you
ladies should get Tommy's recipe, because it
was gooooo-hoood! Tommy had made the
dewberries into a pie rather than a cobbler which
most of us are so familiar with. Dewberries go
down right well as a pie rather than a cobbler.
I hate for the dewberry season to get here
because I have made a vow to cut down on my
intake so my shadow won't be quite so big. With
dewberry cobbler and pie around, this resolve is
hard to keep. Too, I must look forward to the
blackberries which come in right on the heels of
the vanishing dewberries.
The battle of the bulge is, indeed, war.

Now that Daylight Saving Time has already
come; I feel I can safely tell you it's time to turn
your clock ahead. I remember the last time I
took it upon myself before it had been verified, to
tell you of a time change. I had half the town on
one time and the other half on the other, because
I had told you wrong.
This time around, the time change sneaked
up on me.1 thought it as this coming Saturday
night until a study of the calendar showed that
Saturday is the last day of the month, and the
time changes officially at 2:00 a.m., on Sunday
morning. Thus, using elementary deductions,
one can only safely assume that the time had to
change this past week end ... which it did, right
on time.
The only thing I don't like about Daylight
Savings Time is the hour of sleep I lose in the
transition and getting acclimated to getting up
an hour earlier each morning. My old body
doesn't like to get up in the morning anyhow, and
trying to roust it out an hour early (even though
it went to bed an hour early) is sometimes more
than it wants to put up with.
Daylight Savings Time is with us until the
fall, so we had just as well get accustomed to it
and enjoy the extra hour of daylight each
evening. That means you have an extra hour to
work in the garden, cut the grass or maybe even
slip off fishing after work in the afternoon.
Daylight Savings Time is not all bad.


I think that were I Billy Carter, I would
change my name, disown Jimmy Carter as my
brother, or take some other such drastic step to
protect myself.
It wasn't too long ago that Billy had his beer
license suspended for selling a can of brew on
Sunday a "no, no" in Georgia. Now, he has
been set upon by OSHA who has ordered Billy to
clean up the junk and debris around his service
station.
I didn't know OSHA had jurisdiction in such
matters. I knew they could get you if you hung
the toilet paper on a nail or if the hot water
wasn't a certain temperature or the building cool
enough or warm enough, or if one failed to
provide enough fire extinguishers in a fire-proof
room. I didn't know they could get on you for
your outside housekeeping.
Poor Billy, it just appears to me as if the
government has it in for him just because he
happens to be the brother of the President. Billy
even moved out in the country, outside Plains, so
he could get his family away from such
harassment, to no avail.
It may just be that Jimmy is getting back at
Billy for that crack he made recently about being
the only sane member of the Carter family; or it
could have been payment for any of the other
numerous times Billy has seemed to be more
than glad to make a startling statement to the
press about himself or his family.
It appeared as if Billy just wanted attention.
There have been several who have said this was
Billy's problem. If that's so, he's getting
attention now; attention he could probably just
as well do without.








THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977 PAGE THREE


records. He had an index book
for every type legal transac-
tion and kept the index in long
hand, writing down the affect-
ed person's name. If one
wanted to find a certain piece
of land owned by John Jones,
he had to first know that John
Jones owned the land. Then he
had to go through the index

Ordinance

Passed

it would still probably be 1980
before the road is .paved and
S"the pt0blem is now". Mrs.
Fuselier asked the county to.
consider paving the road with
soil cement and doing the job
themselves immediately.
Mrs. Fuselier was told the
County didn't have money in
their budget this yearfor such'
a project, but would consider
it in the new. budget year.
OTHER BUSINESS
In other business, the Com-
mission:
-Agreed to purchase two 14
.yard diesel dump trucks after
taking bids on gas and diesel
models. St. Joe Motor Com-
pany was the apparent low
bidder at a price of $29,044.40
each. The next lowest bid was
Gulf Coast Truck and Equip-
ment Company with a bid of
$29,508.66 each. The bids were
held for two weeks to see if the
low bidder met the specifica-
Stions.
-The county learned it was
to be host of a state meeting of
the Department of Commun-
ity Affairs on August 17 and 18,
to discuss the state-wide nat-
ural disaster plan.
-Approved the first pay-
ment of $33,850.00 on the
library construction, but held
up for explanation a change
order for moving and replac-
ing dirt on the site in the
amount of $14,450.00.


book, and check every entry
with John Jones' name on it
until he came to the specific
transaction desired.
Core updated that system
somewhat a few years in the
past and started putting a
short description of John
Jones' transaction on the in-
dex book beside his name,
allowing a more astute search
of the index to find the
document desired in the lar-
ger record books.
This new system, however,
took a lot of time. Each time a
transaction had to be made a
clerk had to take the "J" sheet
out of the index book (a
complicated task) type Jones'
name and transaction on the
sheet and rebuild the book. If
Jack Zebedee made a transac-
tion, the entire book had to be
disassembled and put back
together again, to make an
entry.
"Now, we do it the easy
way," Core said. The index
book is a permanent book of
blank.pages. The clerk types
any entries on a self-sealing
gummed sticker and puts the
sticker on the proper page
sheet; While making the stick-
er, a carbon copy is typed.
When several-sheets are typ-
ed, they are mailed to a
computer for storing, while
the Clerk's office uses the
index book with the stickers
for an index. When a book has
been compiled, the computer
sorts alphabetically, all en-
tries, prints them out instantly
and they are placed in a
permanent book to replace the
temporary gummed label in-
dex.
Core said, "It's easy, neat,
inexpensive, and gives instant
access to all our records".
Core is sold on. the new
process and says everyone
who has to use his records are'
more than pleased with the
results.


Girl Scouts


Hunting Help
The local Neighborhorod ofc shae e sa t


Girl Scouts are currently put-
ting on a drive for local
financial support to pay Gulf's
part in the Apalachee Council.
This past week, adult Girl
Scout leaders, Mrs. Reva
Lane and Mrs. Barbara
Champion approached the Ro-
tary Club and Kiwanis Club
asking for their support. Mrs.
Lane spoke to the Rotary Club
last Thursday and both ladies.
spoke to the. Kiwanis Club
Tuesday at noon.
The ladies explained that in
the Council, the Girl Scouts
are supported financially by
the United Way. In Gulf
County there is no United
Way, so the Scouters feel Gulf
is not paying its way and doing
without supplies and services
the girls could use.
As Mrs. Lane put it to
Rotary last Thursday, "We
have 160 girls in Scouting in
Gulf County, and only six pup
tents to take them camping
with." Mrs. Lane said the
Troops pay for part of their
expenses with the Girl Scout
cookie sale, but that a part of
the profits from this sale go to
the Council and part to the
national. "We need a little
local financing", Mrs. Lane
pointed out.
Mrs. Champion pointed out
to the Kiwanis Club Tuesday
that Girl Scouting had been in
Gulf County for over 20 years.
"We have been a very active
organization for girls from
afe six through high school",


The adult scouters said the
leaders are taking all the girls
on a week end camping trip
May 20-23 to the "Camp For
All Seasons" near Tallahas-
see. They said it is hard to get
into the camp since so many
Scout Troops have access and
it stays crowded. As Mrs.
Lane put it, "We had rather
camp by ourselves, but we do
not have the equipment to do
so". The camp in May will
probably be the local troop's
only visit to the Tallahassee
camp this year.
* Visiting with the leaders in
their visit to the Rotary Club
were Scouters Cynthia Miller,
Vicki Barlow, Angel Barbee
and Juvana Williams, who
told of some of their activities
in Girl Scouts.
Steve Pierce
Wins $1,000
Scholarship
Steven T. Pierce, a senior at
Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
School, is included among
winners of the Christian Voca-
tions Scholarships announced
recently at Birmingham-
Southern College.
The grants, which follow on-
campus testing earlier this
year, provide $1,000 a year for
a fdur-year college career.
Mr. Pierce, who will enroll
at B-SC during the fall term,
1977, resides at Port St. Joe.


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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977


Mrs. Taylor

Entertains

Group IH
SMission Group III of the
United Methodist Women met
Tjiesday night, April 19, in the
iipme of Mrs. Roy Taylor.
tTlMrs. Jimmy Harrison was
iiicharge of the program, and
who introduced Mrs. Nelson
Gardner. Mrs. Gardner pre-
sented a travel talk with slides :
of a trip to the Holy Land. At
the conclusion Mrs. Gus
Creech led the group in pray-
er.
Mrs. Harrison conducted a
short business session and
plans were discussed for
members to attend the lunch-
eon and fashion show to be
held at the Trinity United
Methodist Church in Panama
City.
Refreshments were then
served to the 10 members and Miss Ida Louise Copenhaver
4wo visitors present.

!Barton Engaged

R ich Final Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Chemical Abstracts Ser
Copenhaver, Jr., of Port St. Columbus, Ohio.
SP plans Told Joe, announce the engage- Mr. Ginter is a gradu
:ment and approaching mar- Middletown High Schoo
SMr. and Mrs. Phillip L. riage of their daughter, Ida Purdue University, We
fBarton announce the final Louise, to James Lee Ginter, fayette, Indiana, with a
,wedding plans of their daugh- son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvine M. Electrical Engineering
?ter, Carol Marie, to Billy J. Ginter, of Middletown, Ohio. holds a.Master's and Doc
IRich, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Miss Copenhaver is a grad- Philosophy degree in
Billy J. Rich, Sr., all of Port uate of Pensacola High trial Administration. He
St. Joe. School, Agnes Scott College, member of the Americar
The wedding will be an Decatur, Georgia, and holds a keting Association, the A
Seventh of Saturday, April 30, at Master's Degree in Chemistry can Statistical Associ
8:00 p.m., with Rev. Billy from Emory University, At- the Association for Cons
Heaton officiating at the cere- lanta, Georgia. She is a mem- Research, Phi Eta Sigma
"mony. Pre-nuptial musical ber of the Junior League, 'Kappa Nu, and Tau Be
selections will begin at 7:00 Columbus Metropolitan Club, He is presently employ
p.m. The reception will follow the 1976-77 Columbus Area an Assistant Professor, I
immediately in the fellowship Leadership Program, the ty of Marketing, the Ohio
hall of the First Baptist American Chemical Society, University.
Church. and the American Society for The wedding will take
All friends and relatives of Information Service. She is on July 16, at the St. J
the couple are cordially in- presently employed as a Sen- Episcopal Church, Por
Suited to attend. ior Associate Editor with Joe.


Miss Mariann Bassford Hendrix

Wj ill be June Bride of Boyd Bulger
SDr. and Mrs. Joseph Paul degree from Tallahassee The wedding is planni
'iendrix' ahnoutne the "ap- Community College. She' is 'Satuiday, June 11, at
,-proaching marriage of their enrolled at Florida State Uni- o'clock in the evening
daughter, Mariann Bassford, versity in the School of Art. First United Methodist C
to Boyd Kevin Bulger, the son Boyd is a graduate of Mead- with a reception follow
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert ville High and attended Alle- the home of the bride's
Thomas Bulger of Meadville, gheny College at Meadville, ents, 1409 Constitution I
Pennsylvania. Pa. He is enrolled at Florida No local invitations
Mitzi is a graduate of Port State University in the School being sent; all friends
St. Joe High School, attended of Business Administration relatives are cordially in
Auburn University and re- and employed in the State to attend the wedding
ceived her Associate in Art Auditor's office, reception.


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Assembly of God Youth

Sponsorsing Car Wash


A Story

of Old

St. Joseph
By: Pearl McFarland
The DeVane family was
living in St. Joseph, when the
yellow fever struck in 1841.
The family fled on the train,
which went only as far as Iola.
After they arrived in Iola, the
Indians attacked and captured
*two of the DeVane daughters,
who were later rescued.
While the DeVane family
was stopped in Iola, one of the
daughters named Margaret
met and married Benjamin
Stone.
When they left Iola, going
out of Florida, they were
raided by Indians. One of the
young DeVane men was kill-
ed, near what is now known as
Brown's Creek. The family
traveled, leaving the state of
Florida. Later they returned,
settling in Calhoun County
near Blountstown.
Mrs. Everett McFarland of
Oak Grove is one of the great
grand daughters of Margaret
DeVane Stone and Benjamin
Stone.
It is interesting to note that
Mrs. McFarland lives in the
area where her great grand-
mother lived as a young
woman approximately 136
years ago.

CARD OF THANKS
The Charles F. Noble, Sr.
family acknowledge with
grateful appreciation your
very kind and thoughtful ex-
pression of sympathy during
our time of sorrow.


Wanda is a 1976 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School, and
is employed by Vitro Services,
Cape San Blas. Bruce is a 1974
graduate of Port St. Joe High
Schooland is employed by the
Wastewater Treatment Plant,
City of Port St. Joe. The
couple will reside in White
City.


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Recently Wed


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the marriage of their daugh-
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Dorman Nixon, son of Mr. and
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DAR Honors Recipients of Janet King ins the
T - A r


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977 PAGE FIVE


Western Auto l ourney


Good Citizen Awards


'The St. Joseph Bay Chap-.
-iter of the Daughters of the,
American Revolution at its
meeting on April 20, honored
the winners of the 1977 Good
Citizens Awards for seniors
from three area high schools.
The award winners were
chosen by their classmates
and faculty of each school for
outstanding qualities of de-
pendability, leadership, ser-
vice and patriotism.
'The 1977 DAR Good Citizens
are Marzetta M. Galvin, Apa-
lachicola High School, Apa-
lachicola; Tina Carol Har-
buck, Wewahitchka High
SSchool, and Sammy C. Par-
ker, Jr., Port St. Joe High
School. It is a special honor to '
have Sammy Parker as the
first male winner in the area,
as this is the first year senior
boys were eligible to partici-
pate in the contest. The spon-
sor of each winner attended
the luncheon, Myra H. Pon-
der, Apalachicola; Rita San-
ders, Port St. Joe High School;
Fletcher C. -Patterson of
Wewahitchka High School was
Unable to attend.
The winner of this award
from each school is entered in
the State DAR Good Citizens
.; Contest, submitting a resume
of their school and commun-
ity activities, academic stand-
ing, future plans and-under-
standing of good citizenship
qualities and American gov-
ernment. Each state winner
received a $100 Series E bond
or a scholarship of $75, ac-
cording to the recipient's pre-
ference. Each State winner is
entered in the National'DAR
contest competing for the
singular national honor and'
the $1,000 scholarship to the
college of the winner's choice.
The National winner is also
presented to the DAR Contin-


ental Congress at which time a
sterling silver Paul Revere
bowl engraved "National
DAR Good Citizen 1977" is
awarded to this student.
Mrs. George Y. Core, Chair-
man of the DAR Good; Citi-
zens Committee, was in
charge of the program. After
introducing the three winners
she called on each of them to
speak on "What Being A Good
Citizen Means to Me." The
traditional DAR Good Citizens
Pin and Certificate were pre-
sented to each winner. Mrs.


Core called on the mother of
each of the winners to pin the
lapel button representing the
Good Citizens award on her
child.
Following the program,
Mrs. Paul S. Fensom, regent,
conducted a business meet-
ing. Mrs. Charles Browne
read the minutes of the pre-
vious meeting. Mrs. Charles
B. Smith, gave the treasurer's
report. Mrs. Noble H. Stone,
National Defense. Chairman,
talked on "Tampering with
the Weather", by Paul Scott.


The Western Auto Cup
Tournament was held recently
at the St. Joseph Bay Country
Club. Janet King was the club
champion, and was presented
with a silver bowl, a dozen
roses, and her name engraved
on the permanent trophy.
Winners of the various
Other matters of interest were
discussed. The luncheon was
served by the Port St. Joe
Garden Club, and the decora-
tion of the tables for the
luncheon was under the direc-
tion of Mrs. J. C. Arbogast,
with the theme being "Roses
for Remembrance."


flights were:
Championship flight: Louise
Coldewey, Margaret Costin
and Janet King.
First flight: Zella Ander-
son, Betty May and Frances
Chafin.
Second flight: Betty Hill,
Cleo 'Gunn and Frances
Brown.
Third flight: Estelle Mosley,
Monica Stone and Vivian.
Hardy.


"The impromptu is always
successful in life."
Benjamin Disraeli


DAR GOOD CITIZENSHIP WINNERS-Left to right, Galvin, Mrs. Galvin, Miss Tina Harbuck and M
Sammy Parker, Mrs. Sammy Parker, Sr., Miss Marzetta


Wewahitchka Forms

New Baptist Church


The newly organized West-
side Baptist Church of Wewa-
hitchka will be formally con-
stituted in special services
Sunday. May 1. at the lia.m.
'(CDT worship hour. Planis
are being made by the church
to seek membership in the
Northwest Coast Association
of the Florida Baptist Con-
vention.
At the special services on
Sunday, the church rolls will
be opened to receive mem-
bers. All members received
the first 30 days will be
charter members of the ne
church.
The congregation and its
pastor, the Rev. Gene White,
extend a cordial invitation to


the community to join, with
them on this special occasion.
A covered dish lunch will be\
served following the worship
services. ;*: A ? -'-'y '^-
The church is presently
meeting in the Circle-J Ranch
home on Morgan Road. Sun-
day School begins at 9:45,
followed by the morning wor-
ship at 11:00. Church training
is at 6:00, with the evening
worship service beginning at
7:00. Wednesday evening
prayer meeting is at 7:00.


Danc4


Mrs. Phyllis Altstaetter, right, presents winning the Western Auto tournament last
Mrs. Janet King with the champion bowl for week. -Starphoto'
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Attend

Fashion

Show
Nine members of the United
Methodist Women of Port St.
Joe attended the Luncheon
and Fashion Show at the
Trinity United Methodist
Church in Panama City Satur-
day, April 23.
Those modeling their own
S creations in the fashion show
from Port St. Joe were Mrs.
Jimmy Harrison, Mrs. Johnie
McCurdy and Mrs." Purvis
SJ Howell. A wonderful time of
fellowship and good food was
Enjoyed by all present.
a Those attending from Port
.... St. Joe were: Mrs. Sidney
Anchors, Mrs. Jimmy Harri-
son, Mrs. H. W. Griffin, Mrs.
rs. Harbuck. Paul Blount, Mrs. Purvis
-Star photo Howell, Mrs. Johnie McCurdy,
Miss Clara Pate, Mrs. Charles
e W | Krisher and M;s. Lindsey
Temple.


Benefit Abe

Miller Fund
A benefit dance will be held
this Saturday night, April:30,
fort e:i&Ae "lMiller Canter'
"Fund. Music will be provided
by J. B. & the Brookhavens.
The dance, to be held at the
Centennial Building, will be
held from 8:00 till 12:00.
Admission is free, however all
donations will be appreciated.
An invitation is extended to
all to attend.


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CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank Dr. P. V.
Poonai and the staff at Munici-
pal Hospital for their excellent
care during my recent illness.
Also thanks to friends for their
cards, flowers and visits.
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PAGE SIX THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977
S''


SAddendum No. I for Project 1, 2,& 3
CONTRACT TO CONSTRUCT
BUILDINGS
NOTICE AND INSTRUCTIONS
TO BIDDERS
1. Proposals: Sealed proposals for the
construction, including the furnishing of
.all materials, machinery, labor and
equipment, water, heat, utilities, trans.
portation and other means necessary for
construction of the bullding(s) listed
S below (hereinafter called the projectt")
uursuant to a loan contract between St.
:.oseph Telephone & Telegraph Com-.
pany (hereinafter called the "Owner")
.id the United States of America, by the
Administrator of the Rural Electriflca.
-Von Administration (hereinafter called
Jthe "Administrator") and designated as
:Prolect 1,2 &3 composite bids -only will
1be received by the Owner on or before
'2:00 o'clock P.M., E.S.T., May 12, 1977,
.at its office located at Port St. Joe,
.pForlda, at which time and place the
'proposals will be publicly opened and.
"read.
7*"PROJECTS"-1) C.D.O. Building
.Addition at Blountstown, Florida; 2)
t.D.O. Building Addition at Beacon Hill,
Elorida; 3) C.D.O. Building Addition at
T'iewahitchka, Florida.
2. Obtaining Documents. The Plans
and Specifications together with all
Other necessary forms and documents
for bidders may be secured from
Charles A. Gaskin, Architect at State
Road 22, Wewahltchka, Florida upon
payment of seventy-five dollars (S75.00)
.-which payment will be refunded to each
:bona fide bidder within ten (10) days
-after the bid opening. Additional sets of
:iPlans and Specifications may be obtain.
,.ed upon payment of thirty-five dollars
";($35.00) which payment will not be
subject to refund. The Plans and Specifl-
.cations may be examined at the Office of
*:Charles A. Gaskin, Architect and The
.'Owner. A copy of the loan contract may
,:also be examined at the office of the
:Owner.
: 3t4-21
NOTICE
SNotice Is hereby given that the City
-'Commission of the City of Port St. Joe
'sitting as the Board of Adjustment will
: =hold a public hearing at the City Hall,
-Port St. Joe, Florida, at 8:00 P.M.,
'E.S.T. Tuesday, May 3, 1977, to deter-
:mine whether the City will authorize a
:deviation to Zoning Ordinance No. 5 for
.variance to allow operation of a gift shop
in the garage at 1306 Woodward Avenue
:which is located on Sr Lot 24 and N 47' of
;Lot 23, Block 79.
.-s -Michael J. Wright,
'City Auditor and Clerk 2t 4-21
NOTICE
S Notice is hereby given that the City
:Commission of the City of Port St. Joe
sitting as the Board of Adjustment will
-hold a public hearing at the City Hall,
,Port St. Joe, Florida, at 8:00 P.M.,
:'E.S.T., Tuesday, May 3, 1977, to deter.
mine whether the City will authorize a
deviation to Zoning Ordinance No. 5 for
vvarlance of three feet on the East side of
;L.ot 15, Block 36, in order to construct a
.garage on the existing home of this
*property.
1-s- Michael J. Wright,
-City Auditor and Clerk 2t4-21
NOTICE OF NAMES OF PERSONS
l APPEARING TO BE OWNERS OF
S ABANDONED PROPERTY
'Pursuant to Section 13 of Chapter 717,
Flor-da Statutes, entitled "Florida Dis :
posil.on of Un lailMdtFPrbpertyAT-t",-
.notice is hereby given that the persons
listed below appear to be the owners of
',Iunclaimed personal or intangible pro.
perty presumed abandoned. THIS DOES
:-,NOT INVOLVE REAL ESTATE.
-'Account Number G.0063.0012; Apparent
:'Owner, Williams, Hurdis A. and Ada F.,
:,Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
information n concerning the amount or
descriptionon of the Property and the
:hames and address of the holder may be
:'obtained by any person possessing an
interest in the property by addressing an
-:'nquiry to GERALD A. LEWIS, State.
:.Comptroller, Abandoned Property Sec-
'lion, Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida 32304.
:'Be sure to mention account number,
name and address, as published in this
notice. Unless proof of ownership is
"presented to the holder by June 24, 1977,
:the property will be delivered for
-custody to the Comptroller of Florida.
,Thereafter, all further claims must be
:d directed to the Comptroller of Florida.
7.GERALD A. LEWIS,
:COMPTROLLER OF FLORIDA
21 4-21

NOTICE UNDER
S FICTITIOUS NAME LAW
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
undersigned, desiring to engage in
business under the fictitious name of
":Webb Wrecking, Inc., in the City of Port
-St. Joe, Florida, Intends to register the
-said name with the Clerk of the Circuit
:Court of Gulf County, Florida.
.: Dated at Chicago, III. this 7th day of
:March, 1977.
.-WEBB ENTERPRISES, INC.
By: Harold Gordon, Vice President.
4t 4-14


S :IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR-
S .TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
:"STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY.
-:IN RE: The Marriage of
AUBRAY J. ELLINBURG, Husband,
Petitioner,
-and
:SARA E. ELLINBURG, Wife,
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION
:TO: SARA E. ELLINBURG,
Whose address is
P. 0. Box 720
c.- Eo Kalmez Hotel
-:Clinton, Oklahoma
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for Dissolution of Marriage has been
filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, If
;any, to iton Cecil G. Costin, Jr., 221 Reid
Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456,
Petitioner's attorney, on or before May
:16, 1977, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service
on petitioner's attorney or immediately
'thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief
:demanded in the complaint or petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
:Court on April 11, 1977.
tGEORGE Y. CORE,
: As Clerk of the Court
:t 4-14

NOTICE OF REGULAR
Nt MUNICIPAL ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that the first
:primary of the election of the following
-'will be held at the City Hall Fire Station
*;in the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, on
"Tuesday, May 10,1977: One Mayor-Com-
rmissioner, One Commissioner Group
-One (1) and One Commissioner Group
T.wo (II). The polls will open at 7:00
2k.M., and will close at 7:00 P.M., E.D.T.


..When there are more than two candi-
dates for any one office and neither shall
.receive a majority of the total votes cast
,:for such office, then another election
;:shall be held two weeks from the date of
;;the first election, or May. 24, 1977. at
"which time the two candidates receiving
:the largest number of votes in the
'former election shall be voted on again.
.. MICHAEL J. WRIGHT
4t4.14 City Auditor and Clerk '


NOTICE
Absentee Ballots for the Regular
Election to be held May 10, 1977, may be
applied for in person or be mailed from
the City Clerk's Office, Port St. Joe,
Florida, at any time during 20 days prior
to Election until 5 days before the
Election, (15 days) April 20, 1977, until
5:00 P.M., E.D.T., May 5, 1977. If there is
a Run-Off Election, absentee Ballots
may be applied f6r from May 11, 1977,
until 5:00 P.M., E.D.T., May 20, 1977.
Completed Absentee Ballots must be in
the City Clerk's Office. by 5:00 P.M.,
E.D.T., May 5, 1977, for the Regular
Election and by 5:00 P.M., E.D.T., May
20, 1977, if there is a Run.Off Election.
MICHAEL J. WRIGHT
4t.4.14 City Auditor and Clerk .

BID NO. WWPI07
The City of Port St. Joe, Florida,
Invites bids on the following described
meter:
One (1) Orion Model 407A Specific
10W meter with carrying case. Re-
fer to Fisher Scientific Cat. No. 13-
641.739.
Bids shall besealed inan envelope and
plainly marked "Bid No. WWPO07".
Bids must be F.O.B., Port St. Joe,
Florida, and approximate delivery date
shown. Bidders are requested to submit
bids in item sequence and totaled. The
City of Port St. Joe reserves the right to
accept or reject any or all bids, waive
any formalities and to choose the bid
deemed best to meet the City's needs.
Bids must be submitted to the City
Clerk's Office, P. Box A, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456, on or before 5:00 P.M.,
E.S.T., May 3, 1977. Bid opening will be
held at the Regular City Commission
Meeting May 3, 1977, at 8:00 P.M.,
E.S.T., in the Municipal Building, Port
St. Joe, Florida.
-s- Michael J. Wright,
City Auditor and Clerk It 4-28
BID NO. 224
The City of Port St. Joe, Florida,
invites bids on the following described
tractor:
Tractor, gasoline powered
Bare engine, H.P: 15.0 minimum
Wheelbase, 64" minimum
Width, 52" minimum
Drawbar, fixed, height 13" minimum
Gears, 3 forward, 1 reverse minimum
Brakes
Steering, auto type
Power take off
Hydraulic lift
Seat, solid mounted padded, contour-
ed, fore & aft adjustment
Fenders, rear wheel
Controls, brake pedal, clutch pedal,
park lock, pto lever, hydraulic lift &
hitch control valve, gear shift lever,
engine governor control, engine
choke control, key type ignition &
starter switch, light switch. Instru.
ments on dash panel, electric charge
& discharge meter and oil pressure.
warning light
Additional equipment-42" belly
mounted single spindle rotary mow-
er, equal to or better than a Woods
44LB or Danco 42" belly mower
Bids shall be sealed in an envelope and
plainly marked "Bid No, 224". Bids must
be F.O.B., Port St. Joe, Florida, and
approximate delivery date shown. Bid-
ders are requested to submit bids in Item
sequence and totaled. The City of Port.
St. Joe reserves the right to accept or
reject any or all bids, waive any formal
ltes and to chooSe ne bid deemed DES lo
meet the City's needs
Bids must be submitted to the City
Clerk's Office, P. 0. Box A, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456, on or before 5:00 P.M.,
E.D.T., May 3, 1977. Bid opening will be
held at the Regular Cit Commission
Meeting May 3, 1977, at 8:00 'P.M.,
E.D.T., in the Municipal Building, Port
St. Joe, Florida.
-s- Michael J. Wright,
City Auditor and Clerk It 4-28
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR-
TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY.
IN RE: The Adoption of
CHERYL LYN GAINOUS.
NOTICE
TO: JAMES LESLIE SIMS, SR.
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 32456 and whose
post office address is P. O. Box 447, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456, on or before May
26, 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 25th day of April, 1977.
GEORGE Y. CORE,
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: -s- Margaret S. Core,
Deputy Clerk 4t 4.28


Sharks' Win Takes Conference



Championship on Pettis' No-Hitter


The 1977 Sharks won the
Gulf Coast Conference cham-
pionship with a 16-0 win over
the Chattahoochee Yellow
Jackets Saturday afternoon at
Shark stadium.
Senior right hander K'ef
Pettis, threw his second no-
hitter of the season. His
earlier no-hit game was
against Florida High. He
missed a- perfect game when
he issued a base on balls in the
fifth inning. Pettis ran his
record to 9-1 for the season.
Wade Stoutamire led the
hitting attack with a double
arid two singles; Harlan Had-
dock, Shark first baseman,


had four runs batted in. R. D.
Davis, Kevin Watts, Tim Hat-
cher and Stoutamire each had
two RBI's.

Last Monday, the Sharks
traveled to Chipley to play the
Tigers. In an error-plagued
game, the Sharks came away
with a 7-5 win. Harlan Had-
dock ran his pitching record to
3-1. R. D. Davis had four hits
in four trips to the plate and
Haddock had three RBI's. -

The Sharks made a clean
sweep of the Gulf Coast Con-
ference, running their confer-
ence record to 8-0 with a 1-0


4'O


atp~


Wade Stoutamire bangs out a single in Tuesday night's
game against Wakulla. The Sharks won the 1-0 battle to keep


win over Wakulla Tuesday
night in Shark stadium.
Wiry Duane McFarland and
Wakulla's Robert Newman
hookedup in a classic pitching
duel with McFarland coming
out on top to run his record to
5-2. McFarland allowed only
one single in the game.
The Sharks pushed across
their lone run in the second
inning, when Harlan Haddock
singled, advanced to second
on a wild pitch and scored on a
Tim Hatcher bunt that was
.mis-played at first base.
Haddock, Wade Stoutamire
and Tim Hatcher had the only
Shark hits.


The Sharks will close their
home season Saturday after-
ndon, when they meet 3A
power Rickards of Panama
City on the local diamond.


MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
The money you give to the
American Cancer Society
buys a lot: it supports vital
research; it helps educate the
public about safeguards
against cancer; it supports
service and rehabilitation pro-
grams for cancer patients and
their families. Fight cancer
with a checkup and a check to
the American Cancer Society.


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their conference record unblemished with an i-0 record, and
an over-all 19-4 record. -Star photos


Wewa Girls Team Wins Conference


This past weekend the
Wewahitchka High School
girl's softball team won their
Conference tournament. The
Wewa team came out -thd
victor in the final game a-
gainst Liberty County, 3-1.
Saturday at 10:00, the first
game pitted Aucilla and Liber-
.ty County, with Liberty com-
ing out with a 10-3 win.
In the second game Wewa
defeated Greensboro 18-11.
The Gator hitting attack was
led by Doris Jean Rish with
three singles and a homerun,
and by Cindy Stripling's three
singles.
Bristol .(Liberty Co.) and
Apalachicola met in the third
game. Bristol got off with a
bang of a start scoring 15 runs
in the'first inning. No other
runs were scored until the
sixth inning.
The championship game
pitted Bristol and Wewa, with
Mary Ann Bass starting the
Gators off by batting third
with a home run and no one
else on base. Brenda Eubanks


0 have a

nice weekend...


and Sylvia Ranie scored the
other two runs, making the
final score 3-1.

HOSTING DISTRICT
III TOURNAMENT
Wewahitchka High School is
hosting the District Three
Class A tournament this
Thursday and Friday. The
tourney will kick off at 2:00
with Aucilla meeting Greens-
boro. North Florida Chris-
tian will play Maclay at 3:45.
The last game Thursday will
be Liberty Co. vs. Wewa-
hitchka at 5:30. All times are
central daylight time.
The tournament will be held
at the Wewahitchka softball
complex. Donations will be:
students, 50 cents, and adults,
$1.00. Members of the Gator


team said they would appre- munity, and urge you ti
ciate support from the com- attend.



You Are Cordially Invited to Attend


LONG AVENUE


Baptist Church

Corner Long Ave. and 16th St.


SUNDAY SCHOOL ...................
MORNING WORSHIP.................
CHURCH TRAINING .................
EVENING WORSHIP ................
PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday) ....


Rev. J. C. ODUM,
Pastor


9:45 A.M.
11:00 A.M.
5:45 P.M.
7:00 P.M.
7:00 P.M.


Jerome Cartier,
Minister of Music


First baseman Harlan Haddock stretches for the put out,
as pitcher Duane McFarland hustles to back him up.



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 ..................... 7:00P.M.


Corner 20th St. & Marvin

For information
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Legal


Advertisements


First United

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

CHURCH SCHOOL .................... 9:45 A.M.
PREACHING SERVICE ...... 1 A.M.& 7:00 P.M.
METHODIST YOUTH FELLOWSHIP... 5:30 P.M.
CHOIR REHEARSAL (Wednesday) .... 7:30 P.M ...


THANK YOU


My heartfelt thanks are

extended to the people of

Port St. Joe who have

allowed me to remain your


M ayor-Co m issioner


with no opposition.





Frank Pate, Jr.










W iner of Sunday gs THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla.
mener of Sunday Gs RC G

elect -otTourne GARC Gets Results OnMember Call
,,,e- e-* -t h O


Are Announced


A special select shot tourna-
ment was held Sunday, April'
17, at the St. Joseph Bay
:Country Club. The tourney
'winners were announced by
Marvin Shimfessel. First
place was a tie between two
teams, at 62, 10 under par.
Members of the teams were:
E. B. Miller, Lamar Hardy,
John Miller, Joe Hendrix and
Lunette Gibson; and Bill
Frey, Roy Gibson, Russ Hill,
Wayne Hendrix and Louise
Coldewey.
Third place honors went to
the team comprised of Jim
Harrison, Frank Hannon, Tom
Dixon, Janet King and Becky
Shealey. A field of 18 five-man
teams were entered in the
competition.
C. W. ROBERTS
INVITATIONAL SOON
Entry fees .are already


. being received for the C. W.
Roberts Invitational Tourna-
ment to be held May 21 and 22
at the local country club. The
tourney will be limited to 144
players, so would-be players
are urged to get their fees in
early. Those wishing to enter
should mail their entry (in-
cluding their USGA handicap)
to Bill Alstaetter at P. O. Box
217, Port St. Joe.
Entry fee is $40.00, which
includes cart rental, a fish fry
SSaturday noon, a dance that
night, and Sunday lunch. A
free practice round will be
held Friday, May 20, only.
There will be 12 flights, with 12
players per flight, and four
prizes per flight awarded.
Prizes will be $100.00, $75.00,
$50.00 and $25.00 gift certifi-
cates.


By Cathy Hanlon
Publicity Chairman
Gulf County ARC
I want to thank all of the
people that responded to last
week's article about the Gulf
County Association for Re-
tarded Citizens. Please keep
those calls coming in. The
numbers to call if you are
interested in becoming a
member of the Association are
229-6327, 229-3601, 648-5688, and
in Wewahitchka, 639-2667. Our
meetings are held the first
Thursday of every month at
the Adult Activity Center, 113
Main Street, Port St. Joe. Our
next meeting will be on May 5
at 7:00 p.m. Please be there.
This week I'd like to call
attention to the *fact that
mental retardation bypasses
no segment of our population.
It can and does affect fami-
lies in all parts of the world
and on every level of the social
and economic scale. In the


past, it has been thought that
mental retardation affected
only the poor, or uneducated,
or minority groups. Not so-in
one family I know personally,
the mother and father of the
retarded child are both col-
lege-educated, the family
income is a comfortable one,
and they are Caucasian. As a
matter of fact, three out of
every 100 children born in this
country are, or will become
mentally retarded. There are
over six million mentally re-
tarded people in the United
States today. Counting their
parents and others close to
them, over 20 million Ameri-
cans know tle experience of
mental retardation.
The Association for Retard-
ed Citizens at the local, state
and national level seeks the
services to meet the indivi-
dual needs of every retarded
person. Every child and adult,
however, handicapped, has


the right to develop to the you in our organization to help
limits of their personal capa- meet these needs of our re-
cities. But we need you-the tarded children and adults.
parents of retarded children Please call and become a
and adults, their brothers and member today. Remember,
sisters, the grandparents, and all our tomorrows depend on
all of their friends. We need your love.

Lt. Marc T. Gober Deployed to

Duty In Rhein Main, Germany


First Lieutenant Marc T.I
Gober, son of Mrs. Joe C.
Gober of Rt. 6, Pearl, Miss.,
has deployed with his Little
Rock AFB, Ark., unit for
temporary duty at Rhein-
Main AB, Germany.
Lt. Gober is a C-130 Her-
cules co-pilot with the 314th
Tactical Airlift Wing, a com-
'ponent.of the Military Airlift
Command.


Lt. Gober, a 1969 graduate of
'Pearl McLaurin High School,
received his B.S. degree and
commission in 1973 upon grad-
uation from the U. S. Air
Force Academy.
The lieutenant's wife, Bea-
trice, is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Davis of 406
Second St., Highland View.

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THURSDAY, APRIL 28. 1977 PAGE SEVEN


NOTICE TO RECEIVE
SEALED BIDS
The Board of County Com-
missioners of Gulf County will
receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corpora-
tion interested in selling the
County the following describ-
ed insurance:
Combination $5,000.00 life
insurance and Medical-
hospitalization insur-
ance as per specifications
on file in Clerk's Office.


Bids will be received until
9:00 O'Clock A.M., E.D.T.,
May 10, 1977 at the office of the
,Clerk qf CircuitJCourt, P. O.
Box 968, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456.
The Board reserves the
right to reject any and all bids.
Board of County
Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
Everette Owens, Jr.,
Chairman. 2t-4-28


of Port St. Joe


In the state of Florida at the close of business on March 31 1977
published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under title 12, United States Code, Section 161.


:Charter number 14902


Thousands of dollars


Thousaridsof dollars
Statement of Resources and Liabilities THOUSANDS
Cash and due from banks ... ...... ............. .......... .... 1667 ,
U.S. Treasury securities ........* ...... ........... .................... 1,201,
Obligations of other U,S. Gov't. agencies and corps ......... ...... ..... ....... '..... ... NONE
ObligationS.of States and political subdivisions ..... .. ...... ............ ... .T 2,486
Other bonds, notes, and debentures ..................... ............... ... 207,
Federal Reserve stock and corporate stock ... ........2.... .. ......
Trading account securities .. ............................. ........ ...........
Federal funds sold and securities purchased
under agreements to. resell ....................................... .. .... .. .. .. I 0. 800, I
Loans, Total (excluding unearned income) .......... ........ .. 5,'- 3L .1 ,
Less: Reserve for possible loan losses ..... ................ 126,
Loans, N et ... .............. . ............ .............. .. ... ..... ....... .. 5,1 87 ,
Direct lease financing ............. ... ....................... ................ NON'
Bank premises, furniture and fixtures, and other assets representing bank premises ........... ... 370,
Real estate owned other than bank premises ........... .....-.. -......... ..I ... .. ...' 9,
Investments in unconsolidated subsidiaries and associated companies .......................... ; NONE
Customers' liability to this bank on acceptance outstanding ....................... ....... NONE
Other assets .................................. ....... ................ .. ... 115,
TOTAL ASSETS .......................................... ..... ..... .. 12,074,
Demand deposits of individuals. prtnshps.. and corps........................... ............. 4, 218,
S- Time and savings deposits of individuals, .i 8 1 .
prtnshps., and corps. ........... .. ....... 2,814,
Deposits of United States Government..... ................................. ... .. ... 61,
..Deposits of States and political subdivisions .. ......... .. ........................ 2,891,
Deposits of foreign govts. and official institutions .......... ...... ........ .. ........... ., NONE
Deposits of commercial banks ........... ....... ......... ................... ......... NONE
Certified and officers' checks ........... ............ ....... .................. ..... .. 81,
TOTAL DOMESTIC DEPOSITS .......4... ..................... ..... ...... 10,065,
Total demand deposits ................. ... ....... 4, 845 ;
Total time and savings deposits ............................l 5, 220,
Total deposits in foreign offices ............. .. ....... .............. ... ....... .NONE
TOTAL DEPOSITS IN DOMESTIC.AND FOREIGN OFFICES .............................. 10, 065,
Federal funds purchased and securities sold


under agreements to repurchase .. ............. I...... ....... ...... ....... ..
Liabilities for borrowed money ..................... ...... .. .....
Mortgage indebtedness .. ................ .................... .. ..... .. .......... ...
Acceptances executed by or for account of this bank and outstanding ......................
Other liabilities.. : ...........................................................
TOTAL LIABILITIES (excluding subordinated notes and debentures) ........................
Subordinated notes and debentures ...... .......... ....... .. .
Preferred stock No. shares outstanding NONE (par value) .................. .
Common stock a. No. shares authorized 16, 000
b. No. shares outstanding 16,000 (par value) ......................
Surplus .... ............ .......... .....
Undivided profits ....................... ... ........
Reserve for contingencies and other capital reserves .......................................
TOTAL EQUITY CAPITAL ................................ ............. ........... ...
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY CAPITAL ......... ........... .....
Average for 15 or 30 calendar days ending with call date:
Cash and due from banks .. ..............................
Fed. funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell ...........................
Total loans.
Time deposits of $100,000 or more in domestic offices ..
I rF


300,
NONE
NONE
NONE
181,
10,446,
NONE
NONE


1,403,
1,694,
5,487,
3,091,


Total deposits .......... ............................................................ ,
Fed. funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase .............. ..... 380,
Liabilities for borrowed money ............ .................. ............ .... NONE
Standby letters of credit (outstanding as of report date) ...................................... NON
Time deposits of $100,000 or more (outstanding as of report date)
Time certificates of deposit in denominations of $100,000 or more ........................... 3, 240 1
Other time deposits in amounts of $100,000 or more ..... ............................. N ON


I, Glen W. Williams
Name
Vice President & CaOhier
Title
of the above-named bank do hereby declare that this Re-
port of Condition is true and correct to the best of my
knowledge and belief.




I Signature
April 22, 1977


We, the undersigned directors attest the correctness of this statement of resources and liabilities. We declare that it has
been examined by us, and to the best of our knowledge and belief is true pnd correct.





Directors

lotw^^j


National Bank Region Number Sixth -


BLACKWALLS 8 LESS PER SET OF 4

CHARGE 'EM! Open an t.F R

We also honor: *BankAmericard *Master Charge Plus $2.80 to $3.12 F.E.T. per tire Load ,
*Diners Club *'Carte Blanche *American Express and 4old tires. range B




4-PLY POLYESTER CORD WHITEWALLS STEEL BELTED



FOR 781, WHITEWALLS
C78-14.
Plus $1.72 to $2.01 F.ET. per tire and 2 old tires.
Whitewall F.E.T. A


D78


Sizes price (per tire)
B-14, E78-14, F78-14 2 for $62 $2.09 to $2.37


G78-14,15; H78-14,15 2 for $68 $2.53 to $2.79
L78-15 Zfor S74 $3.09


"A" size
5-rib design.


All prices plus tax and 2 old tires.
Blackwalls $4 less per pair.


low R D Size
S W BR78-13
Plus $2.06 F.E.T. and old tire.
Other sizes and blackwalls
low priced, too!


Prices in this ad available at Firestone Stores. Competitively priced wherever you see the Firestone sign.:





SPATE'S "66" SERVICE
Phone 229-1291 216 Mon. Ave


REPORT OF CONDITION
Consolidating domestic subsidiaries of the
Consolidating domestic and foreign subsidiaries of the


Florida First National Bank
Name of Bank


House Need Cleaning?
House & Mobile Home Exterior
Cleaning
Our pressurized washing rig gets
rid of mildew and dirt.
Reasonable Rates Professional Service

Call 229-2482
Free Estimate


1FIreistone


PAGE SEVEN


THURSDAY, APRIL 28. 1977














PAGE EIGHT


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1977


Gulf County Republicans,


Whoop Cough Vanishing Select A Co-Chairman


But It's

HEALTH TIP
from the American
Medical Association
Whooping cough is an act
infectious disease which
volves the respiratory trac
The characteristic cou
accompanied by a whoopi
sound is almost diagnostic
There isn't much whoopi
cough around any longer, I
even the few cases need I
happen. There is a good va
cine that prevents whoopi
cough.
The American Medi
Association points out tl
whooping cough was d
cribed in medical reports
early as 1578 and occurred
epidemic form in England
the 17th century.
The organism responsible
a red-shaped bacteria
known as Haemophilus p
tussis. It is found in the d
charge coughed from the r
piratory passages by a vict
of the disease. The organic:
does not survive long outsi


Still Dangerous

the body and is quickly des- iously affected. Me
troyed by drying and exposure isolation and goo
to heat and sunlight, care are essential.
ute The disease may occur at important, make c
in- any season but is most com- small children of yc
:t. mon in late winter, spring and are protected by v
Igh summer. Most cases appear against whooping c
ing at ages under five years. One The doctor most
attack usually produces im- the whooping coug
ing munity. sis) vaccine along.
3ut Vaccination against whoop- others-diphthe
not ing cough is effective. Many tetanus.The serum
ac- school districts require vac- as DPT-diphtheri
ing cination against whooping sis, tetanus.
cough and several other child-
cal hood diseases before children CARD OF THI
hat may enroll in school. Words can neve


Get 50 percent FREE. $15.60 value.

Super Plenamins $995


Bonne Bell
$150
1006 Lotion $2.00 Value

Blemish Cream $2.00 Value. l5

1006 Lotion Reg. $6.00 $39

Heaven Scent Spa e.00 $400
Perfumed Water Softener or-
Bubbling Bath 16oz.96
Amity $10.50 value. $, 49
Travel Kit


BUZZETT'S

DRUG STORE
317 Williams Ave. Phone 227-3371


Symptoms include inflam?
nation of the respiratory tract
and much secretion of mucus,
which becomes quite thick and
sticky as the disease pro-
gresses..Coughing may be pro-
longed and violent and accom-
panied by a whooping sound.
Sometimes the child may
vomit after a coughing spell..
Convalescence usually
begins after four weeks. Very
.young children are most ser-


dical care,
d nursing
But, most
certainn the
our family
accination
ough.
often gives
h (pertus-
with two
eria and
I is known
a, pertus-


ANKS
er express


the gratitude we feel in our
hearts for the folks who gave
so generously of their time
to come by and express their
sympathy, and to those who
sent food, flowers and cards.
Please accept oar most sin-
cere and heartfelt thanks for.
your kindness and prayers.
Hortense & Rocky Comforter

"Jealousy and love are sisters."
Russian Proverb


Stiles Brown, Chairman of
the Republican Party of Gulf
County, announced this week
the appointment of Charles J.
Weber, Jr., Lt. Col. USA
(Ret.), of Beacon Hill, as
Associate Chairman of the
party for Gulf County.
Weber will immediately be-
come active in promoting the
well-being of the Republican
Party in the county. All Re-
,publicans in the county, as
well as a large group of the
conservative Democrat
friends in the county, will be
contacted by either Mr. Weber
or some member of his staff
within the next 60 days.
This effort, along with a
county-wide registration or re-
registration program, signals
the beginning of a continuing
aggressive activity in the
county right up to and includ-
ing next year's election. The
Republican Party at the next
election will have a full slate
of candidates for all county,
state and Congressional elec-
tions in 1978, including many
contests in the primaries.
Last Friday Brown and
Weber spent the day in Talla-


hassee where Weber met all of
the members of the staff at the
state headquarters of the
Republican Party of Florida.
It was a very well-spent
working day at which plans
for the entire 1978 campaign
were discussed.
Mr. Brown stated that he
felt Mr. Weber will make a
great contribution to the cause
of conservative government in
the county. He welcomes, on
behalf of the party, to the
active partipating role to
Mr. Weber, his lovely wife,
Marsha, their three daugh-
ters, and Mr. Weber's mother,


Mrs. Charles J. Weber, Sr.
Mr. Brown assures us that
the Republican Party will con-
tinue to believe and practice
the conservative principle,
that, "That government gov-
erns best which governs
least."

1973 23' travel trailer, self-
contained, air cond., gas-elec-
tric refrigerator, 110 & 12 volt
electric system, sleeps five,
awning, TV antenna, corner
5th St. & 1st Ave., Beacon Hill.
Phone 648-3755. ltp 4-28


Comforter Funeral

Home
Gulf County's First

Beginning 31 Years of
Continuous Service -

Hortense & Rocky Comforter

Telephone 227-3511
..: ... .. .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .


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"Boston terrier puppies for
sale. Six weeks old. Call 229-
6048. ltp 4-28

-1970 175 Honda, $175 firm.
'229-8143. tp 4-28

Male Boston Terrier bull-
'dog, $50. Call after 5 p.m.
227-8714. ltc 4-28

St. Bernard thoroughbred
puppies, 11 weeks old, $125.
Call 648-5395. It 4-28

CL- 360 Honda motorcycle,
$700. Call Fred Willis, 229-6022.
ltp:4-28

S600 lb. Ice-O-Matic crushed
ice maker, stainless steel, new
compressor, /2 h.p. 648-5272.
tfc 4-28

For Your
MARYKAY
Cosmetics
Call
Wanda Brown
229-6132
: tfc 4-28

46' diesel shrimp boat, fully
equipped and working daily.
Earning in excess of $1,000 per
week. Total price $18,600 with
some financing available. See
Capt. Watson on "Three
Bros.", docked at Wood's
Fisheries, Port St. Joe, or call
6wner at 1-243-0855.
2tp4-28

:"1976 Elite 16' fiberglass
boat, walkthru windshield,
steering wheel, remote con-
trol, speedometer, vinyl top,
seats six. 55 h.p. Evinrude
motor with SST prop, galvan-
ized trailer, 4 life jackets, 2
anchors & 2 6-gallon gas tanks.
Call days 227-2071 and nights
229-6108. tfc 4-28

Boman over-cab pickup
camper. In good condition,
sleeps four. $800.00. 227-7296,
.an be seen at 1312 Palm Blvd.
S2tp 4-21

Like new 1976 Coachman 27'
travel trailer, a-c, self-con-
tained with Reese hitch and
electric brake controls. Call
S648-7534. 2tc 4-21

I will demolish houses,
garages for materials. 229-
6402. tfc 3-3

"Home" central air condi-
tioner, 34,000 BTU, used one
summer. Excellent condition.
$100. 639-2807. No collect calls.


FOR STANLEY HOME
.PRODUCTS
Cal Betty Gilbert
648-7534
tfc 7-15


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


-SERVICES


"The Great Tide", a beauti-
ful hardbook edition is in its
sixth printing, one of Florida's
most 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 Washeteria or con-
tact Mrs. Eunice H. Brinson,
229-1171 Ideal for-giftf-. -.
*tfc 4-7'

DRAPERIES-Ready made
and custom made. Large sel-
ection of swatches to choose
from. Roche's Furniture and
Appliance Store, 209 Reid
Ave., phone 227-5271.
tfc 3-10

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

One large stainless steel re-
frigerator, one white refrig-
erator. For information call
648-5272. tfc 3-10

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


Memorial contributions to
the American Cancer Soci-
ety help in many ways.
They support cancer re-
search and public education
as well as other programs.
All contributions should
be sent to your local office of
the American Cancer Socie-
ty. Contributions should be
accompanied by the full
name of the deceased, the
name and address of the
family member to whom a
memorial card should be
sent and the donor's own full
name and address.
Mail your memorial con-
tributions to Mrs. Jean
Atchison, Treasurer,
American Cancer Society,
Box 82, Port St. Joe, Fla.
32456.


St. Joe Beach lots, by owner.
Call 229-8313 between 9:00 to
12:00 noon. 3tc 4-28

Two lots, corner of Gulf St.
& Americus St., off 98, paral--
lel to.U. S. 98, with septic tank
and well. Call 1-813-393-2467.
tfc 4-28

In Oak Grove, corner pro-
perty with commercial build-
ing and dwelling. Phone 229-
6875. 2tp 4-21

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


BA
^^REAnjy ESTATE
FOR SAL3E3H


House, appears small from
outside, large inside, approxi-
mately 2,300 sq. ft., 3 BR, 2
baths, living room, dining
room, family room & utility
room, carpet and custom
drapes throughout, lots of
closet space, recently re-
novated, new roof, kitchen
with 17' new birch cabinets,
dish washer, ,garbage dis-
posal, newly painted, fenced
back yard. Also miscellan-
eous household items for sale.
Call 229-8173 or see at 1031
McClellan Ave. tfc 4-28


Well-built duplex, near
shopping, $15,000.

Live in one, rent other 3
apts. $7,000 down.

On the beach, 4 nice apts.
and studio apt. $15,000
down.

United Farm Agency, Inc.
Reg. Real Estate Broker
Beacon Hill
648-4800 or 648-5297


Two lots on Marvin Ave.
Phone 229-6792. 9tp 4-7


Our home at 2116 Long Ave-
nue. 2,500 square ft. of living
area; three bedrooms, 2
baths, 2 dens, large kitchen,
living and dining room, 2
utility rooms, double carport.
Ideal location. Call Benton
Hamm at 639-2781. tfc 4-7

Large three bedroom house.
Located in corner with 11/2
lots. Many extras. Fully car-
peted, central-air and heat,
large den, living room with
fireplace, kitchen, garbage
disposal, large laundry room,
screened back porch, .sprink-
ler system in yard. Also utility
house. Very private. Must see
to appreciate. For appoint-
ment call 229-4136. tfc-3-31


New brick home, 3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths, fireplace, 1,800
sq. ft., $35,000. Call 229-8119.
tfc 2-10

Beach cottage on DeSota St.
at St. Joe Beach. For informa-
tion call 229-6953 after 5 p.m.
tfc 2-24

Lot for Sale: St. Joe Beach,
nice yard, with facilities for
trailer. 75' by 150' depth. For
information call 227-8241 or
229-6129. tfc 1-20

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 205-794-6711
Dothan. An equal housing op-
portunity builder, tfc 9-23


3 BR, 2 bath home, fully
carpeted, large closet space.,
Chain link fence. Phone 229-
6652 or can be seen at 106
Bellamy Circle. tfc 3-3

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


HELP J NTEI D;


AVON
To buy or sell, call Sarah
Skinner, Rt. 4, Box 868, Pan-
ama City, FL 32401. Telephone
collect: 1-769-0334 or write.
5tc 4-21

Experienced help wanted.
Inquire at the Dairy Burger.
Itc 4-28






Bids wanted for preparing
and seeding Highland View
School. Bids must be in no
later than two p.m., May 20,
1977, to Principal at Highland
View School. For more infor-
mation contact Josephine
Smith, at 648-5650. 3tc 4-28

Wanted: Yards to cut. Call
229-6563. ltp 4-28





1963 Biscayne, good mill
car. Also 1 full size mattress
and box springs. Call 229-6506.

1973 Delta 88 Royale, new
paint, new tires, $2,195. 229-
9267. 2tp 4-28

1973 VW Super Beetle, in
excellent condition, $1,350.00.
,227-7296, can be seen at 1312
Palm Blvd. 2tp 4-21
1965 Pontiac 4 dr., excellent
running shape. $450.00. Dr.
Grace, 227-5331 or 227-3341.
tfc 4-7
1971 VW camper, "pop-top"
Call 229-2206. tfe 3-24
1973 Chevy pick-up truck,
r&h, ac, ps, pb, auto. trans.,
camper top, $2,500.00. Call 648-
3600 or 234-9426. tfc 3-10






Furnished small 2 BR
house, auto. heat, washer and
dryer, 229-6777 after 6 p.m.
tfc 4-14

Beach cottage for rent. Call
648-5144 or 227-4421. tfe 4-7


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:
Call 229-6105. tfc 5-6

mobile.home sites at
Rustic Sands Campground.
Mexico Beach. $30.00 month.
Laundry and rec hall. 648-3600.
tfc 12-9


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 3-3





Furnished apartments at
510 8th St. Call 229-6895 before
5:30 p.m., after call 229-6827.
tfc 4-28

Furnished apartment for
rent, single or couple. 227-3261.
tfc 4-21

2 BR furnished apartment
for rent in town. Call 227-4421.
tfc 3-10





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

R.A.M.-Regular convoca-
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 regular
communication of Port St. Joe
Lodge No. 111, F. & A.M.,
every first and third Thursday
at 8:00 p.m.
R. C. CHANDLER, W.M.
F. E. Brogdon, Sec.


FOR TV REPAIRS and
Zenith Sales see K&D TV and
Sound at 301 Reid Avenue. Call
227-2071. tfc-1-27

For Prayer Needs
Call 648-6260
Night or Day
For body, soul or spirit
tfc.2-3


Psychological Services for
anyone with problems in day-
to-day living. Gulf County
Guidance Clinic, Port St. Joe:
227-2691. (24 hr.) tfc 4-28

MOVED
NEW LOCATION
Pence's Body Shop now loc-
ated, Highland View Paint &
Body Shop, next to Carr's Auto
Sales. Free Estimates


KENT SERVICE
GE Dealer
New & Used Applica
For Service or Pa
Call 229-6394
tfc


BRYAN'S Automotive
Repair Shop
Truck & Marine
Repairs Also
'Located behind Mexico
Beach Shopping Center
648-5152
tfc 4-28

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

All types carpet and vinyl
flooring installed. 10 years
experience. For free measure-
ment and estimate, call Ron-
ald Ross, 229-6822. tfc 3-3

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

Septic Tanks Pumped Out
Carefoot Septic Tank
229-8227, 229-2351,
and 229-6694.
tfc 7-1

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



GLEN'S CABINET SHOP
Kitchen Cabinets -
Vanities Mill Work
Cabinet Hardware & Tops
White City, Hwy. 71
Glen Combs
Shop 229-6017 or
229-6530
tfc 4-7


Complete 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. 98W. tfc 8-5 229-2763


Wewa Builders Inc.
Commercial Residential
Repairs and Remodeling
SCustom Fireplaces
Let us cover your house
in rough sawn cedar.
No maintenance required.
Adds insulation to exterior
walls. Cheaper than alum-
num siding.
639-5316
8tc 3-24


ltp 4-28 Wewa Custom Cabinets
Specialize in all formica
CO. covered cabinets. All type
wood grain available or
ances natural wood finish.
arts Free Estimates
639-5316
8tc 3-24
4-28


CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY
Call Louise Varnum
Apalachicola 653-8056
15 percent discount on all
fabrics and naugahyde a limit-
ed time. tfc 4-14

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Meets
Fri. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m.
St. James Episcopal Church
Parish House
tfc 4-24

LEIGH ANNE'S
Polyester Outlet
All 100 pet. Double Knit,
$1.98 yd.
Hwy. 98, Highland View
'Formerly Roberson's
Washteria
tfc 4-21

Lawn mowers, tillers and
garden tractors repaired.
Economy Motors & Garden
Center, 301 Hwy. 98, HV,
229-6001. tfc 4-28'
ST. MACHINE CO.
Machine Work Welding
506 First Street
Phone 229-6803
Machinist on duty all day
Every Day


BRYAN'S
Furniture Stripping &
Refinishing
Reliable and Reasonable
Call 648-5152
Behind Mexico Beach
Shopping Center
tfc 4-28



















H B tfc 8-5


For
Pest Control Service
Call
BROCK PEST CONTROL
229-8117
tfc 6-2


Lawn & Gardening Needs
Feed
Lawn Mower &
Small Engine Repairs
Economy Motors &
Garden Center
301 Hwy. 98 H.V.
229-6001
tfc 4-28


FILL DIRT
Front End Loader
Backhoe Work
C. R. SMITH & SON
229-60i8
tfc 3-31









"Ithink it was something I ate."

RId.a.Bug

kills bugs for
up to six months,
and saves you about $100 yearly
in costly pest control services.
Use of Sprayer free with
purchase of Rid-A-Bug
HURLBUT SUPPLY CO.
306 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe Florida



Wouldn't You Really
Rather Have Cable TV?




For Cable TV
Installation In Port St. Joe
I-a. tlrI rint S -t*
Phone 229-7232
Or Visit the Telephone Compony
Business Office


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LOOK FORF THE BLUE TALtRI|TE LABEL IN
EVERY- PACKAGE. YOUR DOUBLE ASSURANCE
OF TENDER DELICIOUS'MEAT,


RICH'S IGA
April 28- May 3,1977

Port St. Joe, Fla.
WE BUY THE BEST, WE SELL THE BEST AND IF
_ __ YOU HAPPEN TO GET A PIECE OF MEAT THAT IS
BELOW OUR STANDARDS PLEASE RETURN IT
AND WE WILL CHEERFULLY REFUND YOUR
MONEY.


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PAGE TEN


The Board of County Com-
missioners met on April 12, in
regular session with the fol-
lowing members present:
Chairman Everett Owens, Jr.,
Leo Kennedy, Jimmy Gort-
man, William R. Branch and
Otis Davis, Jr. Also present
were Attorney Fred Witten,
Sheriff Ken Murphy, Clerk
George Y. Core, Finance Offi-
cer Jerry Gates, Mosquito
Control Supervisor Tommy
Pitts and Road Superinten-
dent Lloyd Whitfield.
The meeting came to order
at 9:00 a.m.
Attorney Witten opened the
meeting with prayer and led
the pledge of allegiance to the
flag.
The minutes of the meeting
of March 22, were read,
Approved and adopted. The
minutes of the meeting of
March 31, with the City Com-
mission of Port St. Joe were
read. Comm. Kennedy moved
the minutes be amended and
his motion made on March 31,
.be supplemented as follows:
.. In addition, the Board shall be
Provided two voting represen-
tatives on the governing body
:overseeing administration of
the emergency room and that
.the agreement be on a month
to month basis. Comm. Gort-
man seconded the correction
to the minutes and the motion
Passed unanimously. Comm.
.Kennedy then moved the
.action taken on March 31, be
ratified. Comm. Branch
seconded the motion. The
-motion passed with Commis-
-sioners Branch, Kennedy,
;Owens and Gortman voting
.aye. Comm. Davis voted nay
.:stating that he felt that non
collection of bad debts was the
-reason for-the hospital's finan-
cial trouble. He said he was
not against the hospital but
,;felt the Board was encourag-
Sing irresponsibility: and., the
County should not get into any
more welfare programs.
Mrs. Joan S. Holt, Depart-
ment of Health and Rehabili-
tative Services, appeared be-
fore the Board to request
: office space in the courthouse
Sfor VISTA Volunteer for Gulf
County. She stated that Jim
Howard, Probation Super-
visor, had informally agreed
Sto share his office space on the
second floor with the volun-
teer. Clerk of the Court
George Core told the Board
that Jim Howard also shared
his office with Court Reporter
Jerry Edwards, as well as
other court reporters, and the
.Commissioners had placed
responsibility for the assign-
ment of office space for the
circuit court with the Circuit
Judge. Comm. Kennedy re-
commended the Board obtain
the office space if available
and use the facilities to the
fullest extent. The Board
agreed to look at available
space and notify Mrs. Holt at a
later date.
Mrs. Joyce S. Reynolds,
Department of Health and Re-
habilitative Services appear-
ed before the Board to request
: the Board's guidance in esta-
blishing a date, time and site
to conduct a public meeting
during April in Port St. Joe.
The Board suggested April 21
Sat 7:30 p.m. in the County
Commissioners Room. Mrs.
Reynolds agreed to advertise
the meeting in the local
: media.
Upon notice to receive seal-
ed bids for equipment for the
.new Gulf County Library, the
: bids were received from Wible
Associates and Lanier Busi-
ness Products, Inc.
Bids are on file in the
Clerk's office. After discus-
sion, as to why no other bids
: were received, Comm. Ken-
* nedy moved the Board reject
all bids and request Mrs. Jane
Patton, Regional Librarian,
obtain quotes on the equip-
ment from three vendors and
report this information back
to the Board. Comm. Davis
seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.
Upon notice to receive seal-
ed bids for highway sign con-
struction materials the follow-
ing bids were received:
Plan Company, no bid -
price list only; Vulcan Sign
Co., no bid price list only.
Comm. Davis moved the
Road Superintendent be allow-
ed to negotiate for the best
p;: price under $300.00. Comm.


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28. 1977


and it passed unanimously.
The Clerk reported that Bay
County planner Bob Bates had
inquired as to Gulf County's
intentions regarding forma-
tion of a three or four county
planning council consisting of
the coastal counties. Financial
Officer Jerry Gates then re-
ported to the Board the results
of a meeting held in Marianna,
Monday, April 11, concerning
the Northwest Florida Plan-
ning Council. He stated that
state officials and federal offi-
cials had reported they would
not consider formation of any
new planning agencies be-
cause the present agency was
having financial problems
along with other problems
which needed to be resolved.
Comm. Davis then moved
Resolution 77-6 be adopted
with copies sent to the North-
west Florida Planning Coun-
cil, to the member counties of
the Northwest Florida Plan-
ning Council, and to the Hon.
Reubin O'D. Askew, Govern-
or. Comm. Branch seconded
the motion. The motion passed
with Commissioners Owens,
Branch, Gortman, and Davis
voting Aye. Comm. Kennedy
voted Nay stating he agreed
with the majority of the
*resolution but does not agree
with forming a council includ-
ing three small counties and
one large county.
RESOLUTION 77-6
WHEREAS, the County
Commission of Gulf County,
Florida, has reviewed its
membership in the Northwest
Florida Planning and Ad-
visory Council and found that
said membership is no longer
beneficial to Gulf County, and
WHEREAS, the County
Commission of Gulf County,
Florida, believes that it would
be beneficial to be part of a
smaller, more accessible,
Planning' cpuncjil :made of
other counties whose interests
are similar to those of Gulf
County, and
WHEREAS, certain com-
mon needs and interests
among Walton, Bay, Gulf, and
Franklin Counties make a
council consisting of these
four counties a logical asso-
ciation, and
WHEREAS, the County
Commission of Gulf County,
Florida, believes that it has no
further obligation to North-
west Florida Planning and
Advisory Council, including
any debts incurred by said
Council,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS:
1. That Gulf County hereby
withdraws from membership
in the Northwest Florida
Planning and Advisory Coun-
cil.
2. That the State of Florida
is hereby requested to form a
new planning council consist-
ing of the coastal counties of
Walton, Bay, Gulf and Frank-
lin.
3. That copies of this resolu-
tion be forwarded to the
Governor of the State of Flor-
ida, all member counties of
Northwest Florida Planning
and Advisory Council, and to
the Director of the Northwest
Florida Planning and Ad-
visory Council. (end)
Chairman Everett Owens,
Jr. presented a deed from
Jessie Anderson and upon
motion by Comm. Kennedy,
second by Comm. Davis and
unanimous vote the Board
purchased a 15' x 15' parcel for
a lift station for the Oak Grove
Water and Sewer Project from
Mr. Anderson as recorded in
O. R. Book 70, page 285.
After a phone call to New-
kirk Construction Co. by
Chairman Owens, the Clerk
reported that Mr. Newkirk
will be here on April 15, for a
preconstruction meeting and
signing of the Oak Grove
Water and Sewer Project con-
tract.
The Board received the
following employment appli-
cations: Barton Keef Pettis,
Cora Lvarn Quinn, Steve
Wayne McDaniel, James Leo-
nard Tomlin, Carolyn Doris
Petty, James Allen Cox,
Charles Bruce Meredith, De-
siree Diana Gainous, Edi-
son Causey, James Howard
War, Faye Ellen Causey,
Peggy Joyce Kirkland, Bobby
Joe Stover, Jimmy Carl Nun-
nery and Ricky Joe Collins.
Dick Lamberson, St. Joe


Kennedy seconded the motion


the Board he would like for
them to reconsider adopting
an ordinance to charge for the
ambulance service. He said
that other possibilities wre
being considered to help offset
emergency room costs and he
would like for the Board-to
delay this matter at the pre-
sent time. After further dis-
cussion Comm. Branch moved
the Board table adopting an
ordinance charging for the
ambulance service. Motion
diel. for lack of second.
Comm. Kennedy moved the
Attorney prepare an ordi-
nance establishing fees for the
ambulance service. Chair-
man.Owens relinquished the
, Chair to Comm. Gortman to
second tie motion. 'Upon vote
the motion failed with Com-
missioners Kennedy and
Owens voting aye and Com-
missioners Gortman, Davis
and Branch voting nay.
Comm. Branch stated he
wanted to look further into the
matter. Comm. Davis pre-
sented a petition from the


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north end of the county oppos-
ing spending any county funds
for the emergency room.
Comm. Gortman stated the
emergency room service had
caused many persons to lose
faith in the hospital. Comm.
Owens stated that there were
many misunderstandings con-
cerning this matter and that
any monies collected from
ambulance fees would offset
all county expenses and would
not go directly to the emer-
gency room.
Commissioner Gortman
presented an easement for a
drainage ditch from Donald
W. Rarick, Bonnie L. Rarick,
and Ester Mogarb and moved
the Board accept the ease-
ment. Comm. Branch second-
ed the motion. After a discus-
sion as to what county or
public purpose the drainage
ditch would serve the ,ease-
ment was not accepted with
Commissioners Branch and
Gortman voting aye and Com-
missioners Davis, Kennedy
and Owens voting nay.
The Board agreed to request
the Supervisor of Elections to
prepare an up-dated alpha-
betical voter registration list
to be used as a master list for
jurors.
The Board received a letter
from St. Joe Paper Company
stating they had no available
sites for a borrow pit for the
county at the present time.
The Board was informed
that a suit for foreclosure has,
been filed against Panhandle
Mining, Inc. to which the


Board is a party due to the
Board's classification of the
project as an industrial deve-
lopment allowing the sale of
industrial revenue bonds.
Red Gunn, Clerk of the
Works for the Gulf County Lib-
rary, filed reports 11 through
25 on construction progress at
the library site.
The Board received a letter
from the Northwest Florida
Planning and Advisory Coun-
cil offering services to help the
Board comply with solid waste
requirements of the Florida
Department of Environmen-
tal Regulation.
The Board received a letter
from Vernon Company offer-
ing decals for county equip-
ment. The Board directed
Comm. Davis to look into this
matter.
The Board received a letter
from the Division of Elections
complimenting Mrs. Dessie
Lee Parker, Supervisor of
Elections, for her reorganiza-
tion of the voting precincts in
Gulf County.
The Board received the
monthly. bills for medicaid-
nursing home care. The Board
directed the Clerk to file these
bills.
The Board received a copy
of a letter from the Depart-
ment of Transportation to the
Department of Natural Re-
sources requesting them to
accept a maintenance lease on
the boat ramp at the White
City bridge. Comm. Branch
said the ramp needed mainte-
nance before anyone allowed


the Department of Transpor-
tation to give the ramp up.
The Boaid received a letter
'from the Jackson County
Board of County Commis-
sioners requesting a resolu-
tion be passed advocating
relocation of the Northwest
Florida Water Management
District from Gadsden County
to Jackson County. The Board
took no action on this request.
The Board received a letter
from the Department of
Transportation concerning the
Federal Highway Administra-
tion Pavement Marking Pro-
gram.
The Board received a letter
from the Department of En-
vironmental Regulation re-
questing the Board reduce
planning time to comply with
regulations concerning sani-
tary landfill regulations. Mos-
quito Control Director Tommy
Pitts reported the committee
had met with Johnny Williams
of the DER who had resigned
and would meet soon with his
replacement. The Chairman
requested Comm. Branch and
Mr. Pitts develop a cost esti-
mate that could be distributed
to users of the system for
suggestions on methods of,
financing the system.
The Board was notified that
the 26th Annual Statewide Vet-
erans Service Officer Train-
ing Conference would be held
in Daytona Beach May 14
through May 19, and the
County Service Officer was
required by law to attend. The
Board authorized attendance


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of the Veterans Service Offi-
cer and his secretary.
The Board received notice
that Richard Lancaster had
filed an unemployment com-
pensation claim against the
Board.
Upon motion by Comm.
Davis, second by Comm. Gort-
man, and unanimous vote, the
Board adopted the following
resolution.
A Resolution of the Gulf Coun-
ty Board of County Commis-
sioners Emphasizing Dis-
pleasure with the Usurping of
Local Health Matters by the
State through Regional and.
State Departmental Reassign-
ments without Due Considera-
tion Being Given to Local
Contributions in Public Health
Funding and Local Enforce-
ment by State and Local
Health Laws.
WHEREAS, the Gulf County
Board of County Commission-
ers, in cooperation with the
state, established the Gulf
County Health Department for
the purpose of protecting the
public's health; and
WHEREAS, the Gulf County
Health Department has stead-
fastly, with dedication and
vigor, protected the health of
the people of Gulf County; and
WHEREAS, the Board of
County Commissioners and
the people of Gulf County look
to the Gulf County Health
Department in matters of
public health and have confi-
dence in the integrity and
ability of the Gulf County
Health Department to protect


their health; and
WHEREAS, Public Health
is and should remain the
primary basis for all statutes
governing food and drink pre-
paration and-or sale to the
public, And all other consider- A-
ations are secondary to public
health; and
WHEREAS, the local county
health departments are in a
better position to protect the
public and control problems of
food establishments; and
WHEREAS, they are the
enforcing agency for munici-
pal food ordinances and
county laws governing food
establishments; now there-
fore be it
RESOLVED, by the Gulf
County Board of County Com-
missioners that the duplica-
tion of inspections between the
Hotel and Restaurant Com-
mission and the Department
of Health and Rehabilitative
Services be eliminated, and
the food service inspection
program be placed in the
hands of the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Ser-
vices and its local county
health departments in accord-
ance with the State plan
developed by the Florida
Health Planning Council.
(end)
The Board authorized the
Road Superintendent to re-
place a culvert and raise the
road bed on the Gautier Road
at Dalkeith. .
Upon motion by Comm.
Davis, second by Comm.


of the


Gulf County Commission

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Ambulance Squad 6hief, told










Branch, and unanimous vote,.
a the Board authorized adver-
tisement forbids for-repairs to:
S a D-5 caterpillar tractor for
the Mosquito Control, to be
Opened Tuesday, April 26, at
*7:00 p.m.
Mosquito -Control Director
Tommy Pitts told the Board
he would like to recommend


In the World


Faye Causey be hired as his
temporary secretary during
.the leave of his regular secre-
tary. Upon motion by Comm.
Kennedy, second by Comm.
Branch, and unanimous vote
the Board authorized this
request.
Robert Nations of Florida
Engineering Associates, Inc.,


. .


presented the preliminary
plat of Whispering Pines Unit
No. 1 by Charles Cleckley.
Upon motion by Comm. Davis,
second by Comm. Branch and
unanimous vote, the Board
accepted the preliminary plat.
The Board told Mr. Nations
that access road right of way
for the public must be ob-


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trained before final approval of
the plat would be considered.
Upon motion by Comm.
Kennedy, second by Comm.
Davis and unanimous vote the
Board adopted Resolution
77-8, designating Highway
C-30 as part of the primary
road system of Florida and
should be maintained as such,
and rename it "Scenic High-
way 98".
The Board received a letter
from the Department of Nat-
ural Resources stating the
possibilities of the Apalachi-
cola River basin being placed
in a national estuarine sanc-
tuary.
Comm. Gortman recom-
mended the Board have the


road to Cypress Lodge sur-
veyed by the state before it is
paved. Comm. Davis said
additional right of way had
been obtained on the road
except in one spot and he
would suggest the Board pave
the existing road. The Board
agreed.
Comm. Gortman recom-
mended the Stone Mill Creek
Road be extended to Road 5.
The Board agreed as soon as
.easements were obtained.
Comm. Gortman discussed
the need for culverts and ditch
pulling in the Methodist Hill
area of Wewahitchka once
easements are obtained for
the right of way.
Sheriff Ken Murphy report-


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, APRIL 28. 1977


gOATS


TRUimCKS


A National Disaster Survi-
val Test will be presented on
the NBC television network
Sunday, May 1, at 8:00 p.m.,
Eastern Time. According to
the National Safety Council,
the test "will be concerned
with all aspects of safety-
public, home and industrial,
as well as traffic-all within
the context of disasters, large
and small."
The NBC presentation will
include actual disaster film
footage obtained from DCPA,
disaster scenes created in
Hollywood, and interviews
with disaster survivors and
survival experts.
It will concentrate on what
people can do for personal
protection. The objective is to
reduce the potential for cas-
ualties and property damage
in the future.
STlis 90-minrtfe "Big-Evenit"
rpes1ientatid6 is beitig 'd~el6p-
ed by Bush Productions, Inc.,
in association with Guenette-
Asselin Productions, Inc., and
in cooperation with the
National Safety Council. War-
ren Bush; President of BPI,
wrote and produced the award
winning National Drivers'


PAGE ELEVEN


ed that he had posted aban- 0. W, W
doned vehicles on county right
of way and they could now be P r St. Joe
removed. Port S Joe
Sheriff Ken Murphy report- School
ed that an accident had occur- S h I
red as a citizen fell leaving
the approach to the jail which
might involve medical ex-
penses.
Sheriff Ken Murphy report- M E 1TQS I
ed that he had an unclaimed
body of a veteran that iieeded ---
to be buried and if he could not
obtain veterans benefits Lunchroom Menus tossed salad, green butter
he would like to request the Port St. Joe High School beans, cornbread, apple crisp,
Board's help in the matter. Port St. Joe Elementary & milk.


Sell It with a Classified Ad


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Monday, May 2
Hamburger with bun,
French fries, mayonnaise,
mustard, catsup, lettuce and
tomato salad, choc-o-dip bar,
milk.
Tuesday, May 3
Oven fried chicken, rice
with gravy, green peas,
peaches with cookies, rolls,
milk.
Wednesday, May 4
Stew beef with vegetables,


Thursday, May 5
Submarine sandwich, chip-
ped lettuce and onions, sliced
tomatoes and cheese, lunch-
eon meat slice, sweet vinegar
oil dressing, French fries,
whole kernel corn, orange
jello with topping, milk.
Friday, May 6
Hot turkey sandwiches with
lettuce and tomato, mayon-
naise, string beans, sweet
potato souffle, milk.


Test for CBS in 1965.
In the National Disaster
Survival Test, questions 'on
potential peacetime hazards
and what can; be done about
them will be posed to a cross-'
section of Americans in four
major U. S. cities. Five pre-
sentation, discussion and'
report desks at a central
location will be concerned
respectively with survival of
hazards created by (1) water,
(2) wind, (3) ice and sun, (4)
fire, and (5) earthquakes.
Electronic tabulation 'of
responses by studio audiences
to test questions will be report-
ed during the program. Test
answers will be evaluated on
(a) judgement, (b) know-
ledge, (c) alertness, (d)
stress, and (e) leadership.
Viewers may participate by
using a test form which willbe
found-in the TVmGuide maga-
zirie.
Gulf County Civil Defense
Director, Albert Thames and
his staff members are partiii-
pating in the test and are
actively promoting local in-'
terest in making the National
Survival Test a community-
wide event.


Gulf Teacher Credit Union

Earns Thrift HonorAward


The Gulf Teachers Federal
Credit Union of Gulf County,
has earned a National Credit
.Union Administration NCUA
Thrift Honor Award for its
success in stimulating sav-
ings, according to Bernard M.
Ganzfried, Regional Director,
NCUA Region III (Atlanta).
The credit union attained a
monthly growth rate of 3.2
percent. According to Ganz-
fried, this rate of growth was
well above the average for
Federal credit unions of simi-
lar size.
On February 28, the credit
union had 478 members with
total savings of $689,222. The


credit union was chartered in
1953:
Mrs. Sara Fite is President
of the credit union and George
Cox serves as its Treasurer.
The National Credit Union
Administration charters,
supervises, 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 Federal credit union offi-
cials to encourage members
with small accounts to include
regular savings as a part of
their family financial mana-
agement plan.


Re-Elect
WESLEY R.

RAMSEY
Your City

COMMISSIONER
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from Mrs. Maurice Hildbold. Judy won the
$100 in Piggly Wiggly's Bingo contest.


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Shirley Webb was the happy winner of
$1,000, presented by Mrs. Hildbold, in the
Bingo contest.


Mrs. Maurice Hildbold presents a $100
check to Carol Dixon, winner in the current
Bingo game.


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