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 Material Information
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: November 24, 1977
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
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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Industry Deep Water Port Fine People Safest Beaches in Florida
PORTST.JOE, FLORIDA THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1977


Record Land Sal


26,000 Acres and $11.2 M4


15' Per Copy


Ie Deal Recorded


Ilion Involved In Transaction


More than 26,000 acres of Gulf County land
twas sold here in Gulf County and the deeds
recorded Monday afternoon, in what is probably
the largest land deal ever consummated here in -
Gulf County. It was, without question, the largest
deal monetarily, ever transacted in the county.
According to documentary stamps on the
Seeds filed in the office of Clerk of Circuit Court
S-George Y. Core Monday afternoon, over $11
million was involved in the sale which involved
Sthe T. L. James Company, which operates a
large cattle ranch in the Overstreet area,
Hamilton Kenner, who has large holdings in the
county and three Arizona corporations, Phoenix
Argo Invest Inc., Farmers Invest Company and
Central Arizona Ranching Company.
According to the records, the James
Company conveyed over 15,000 acres for
approximately $6,377,000 to Phoenix Agriculture
Invest, Inc. This firm, in turn, conveyed the
acreage to Farmers Invest Company and
Central Arizona Ranching.
At the same time, the records reflect that
Hamilton Kenner deeded in excess of 11,000
acres to Phoenix Agriculture Invest, Inc., at an
approximate value of $4,814,000 for the transac-



Entries Wanted for


SChristmas Parade


Thanksgiving is just around
: the corner. This means that
the annual Christmqks Parade
to welcome Santa Claus to
Port St. Joe can't be very far
-. behind. As a matter of fact,
: the big event comes off next
Saturday. DecembS'3,at 10:00
a.m.

Rotary Ball

Saturday Nite'
Local Rotarians will be
presenting their fifteenth an-
nual Christmas Charity Ball
Saturday night, beginning at
9:00 p.m.. at the Centennial
Building.
The Ball is a week early this
S week, because of a conflict
Next Saturday night.
The ball, an annual popular"
affair, will feature the music
of the Gulf Coast Community
College stage band.
Table reservations may still
'be made by calling Ted Can-
non at the Florida First Na-
tipnal Bank..
The ball is held by the club
..each year to raise funds for
local charitable activities. All
of the money raised is spent in,
Gulf County.
Tickets are now on sale by
Members of the Rotary Club.-


To make the parade a big
colorful attraction, the Port
t.-'Jfige yfiers p ra r trig.
with' the Port St. Joe Me.
chant's Association to produce
another edition of the annual
festivity.
Karl Bowen. Jaycee chair-
man 'in charge of lining up
entries for the big parade says
he can still use some entries
from church groups, youth
groups, organizations and
civic clubs to enter decorated
cars and floats in the parade.
"This is your invitation to
enter", Bowen said. Bowen
said that any organization
wishing to enter' the parade
, should call him at his office.
227-1161. to get their float lined
up in the parade. ;:: '
Bowen said he is looking for
a large number of entries but
states not as many as last year
have contacted him as yet..
,"We'll have several come out
who haven't signed up ahead .
of time", he said. "but we
would like to know in advance
just how many entries we
have. so we can situate our
program better."
Bowen said there is also
room for local busiriess houses
to enter floats and decorated
cars. "They will not be eligible
for the cash prizes", he said.


tion. Phoenix Agriculture also immediately
conveyed this acreage over to the other two.
Arizona firms.
:- The exact value of the transactions is not


known, since the documentary stamps do not
show the exact amount of money involved.
In conversation with Wewahitchka attorney
David Carl Gaskin, who was listed as the


Miss Teresa Fortner. Gulf County's new Junior Miss, takes her grand march after just being crowned by her
tries to force a smile through her tears of happiness as she predecessor. Cindy Cassani. -Star photo


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Miss Teresa Fortner, petite five-foot-one daughter of.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fortner. will reign as Gulf County's'.;
Junior Miss for the coming year. Miss Fortner wa'si
selected by a panel of five judges Saturday night from a'
field of 15 contestants in the annual pageant sponsored
and conducted by the Port St. Joe Jaycees and Jayceettes.
Miss Fortner is a beautiful, young lady with brown
hair and eyes. She is a Senior at Port St. Joe High School
and has been in the Honor Society and an honor roll
student for all of her years in high school. She is a member
of the varsity Cheerleader squad.
The new Junior Miss wowed the audience with her
talent phase of the pageant when she sang, "Would You!'.
She also had to meet the critical grading of the judges in
poise, appearance, personal interview, ,physical fitness
and scholastic ability. She and the 14 other candidates
were in competition Saturday from 2:00 to 11:00. pm.,
before the final selection was made and announced by


Jaycee President, Larry McArdle.
Winning with Miss Fortner were Julane McFarland,
first runner-up: Mary Margaret Bray, second runner-up;
'Karen Little, Spirit of Jr. Miss and Linda Rushing, talent.
Miss Little was selected for her award by her fellow
contestants. Miss Rushing brought the house down with
her version of comedienne Lily Tomlin's "Little Girl".
To acknowledge Miss Fortner's achievement, she was
awarded a huge bouquet of roses, a crown and a $350.00
scholarship to the college of her choice Each of theother
winners were presented with a handsome trophy.
Contestant Stayce Trammell was presented with a
$50.00 Savings Bond for selling the most tickets to the
pageant.
, Miss Fportner will go to Pehsacola.on January 28 for a
week of activities in the State Junior Miss contest. The
state competition will reach a climax on February 3 and 4
when the state representative is chosen.


attorney who was handling the deal locally, The
Star learned that Farmers Invest and.Central
Arizona are Arizona corporations who have been
in farming and cattle ranching for many years;
He said it is the intentions of the.two firms tt-
develop the land into extensive farming aind
cattle ranching here in the county.
Part of the property conveyed is presently
being used by the James Company in a cattle
operation north of Overstreet. James sold only :
part of their land and plan to continue theii
sizeable cattle ranch venture. Parts of the other,
acreage conveyed to the Arizona firms is not now
being utilized.
The property transferred in the huge land:
deal is located north of the lower Dalkeith Roa&
and between Highway 71 and the Overstree'
Road. The property extends northward to their
Wewahitchka City Limits and State Road 22.
Gaskin said the new owners have indicated:
they would:put all of the land purchased into
production of row crops and pasture for winter
cattle feeding.
A total of $94,287.00 in documentary stamps-
and sur-tax was attached tothe land sale papers



Firm Moves In


to Begin Work


On Dri ge


Square "G" Construction
Company of Leesburg, con-
tractor for a federally-financ-
ed drainage program here in
Port St. Joe, moved into the
City last week to begin work of
installing the drainage piie.
Twin 42 inch pipes will be
buried parallel to 20th Street
.from the County drain ditch
next to the Courthouse, west-
ward to the drain canal which
runs through Forrest Park.
Square "G" was the low
bidder for the project at
$286,026.50.
The project is designed to
alleviate a severe water prob-
lem east of Garrison during
periods of heavy or sustained
rainfall. Residents in the af-
fected area have had flooding
or near flooding conditions in
their homes on several. occa-
sions during the past few
years.
Essentially what the twin
pipes will do is keep the
present drain ditch beside the
Courthouse about half its nor-
mal depth of water, thus
providing a catch basin and a


downhill fall in limes of heavy
rainfall.
Bob Gehrig, an engineer for
Smith and Gillespie Engineers
of Jacksonville, designer of
the project,, said the pipes
Should collect and drain off the
equivalent of nearly three
inches of rainfall per hour,
provided the tide is out. Geh-
rig said, "To be truthful, if the
tide is in during such, heavy
precipitation, nothing will.
drain 'this area, because the
water simply has no place to
go. After the tide turns, or in
times of normal tides, you will
get proper drainage".
The project also utilizes the
county ditch in that keeping it
partially empty causes it to
become a reservoir to catcqb;' ,
some of the drainage water ':
and hold it for drainage
through the pipe system.
The contractor has approxi:
mately seven months to do the
job but he has said he will be
finished within 10-12 weeks.
The pipe will be laid along-
side 20th Street, in the utility
right-of-way on the north side':: ir:'
.of the street. :'


Sign Contract'
Representatives of St. Joe Paper Company and United Paperworkers
SInternational and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, officially


signed a two-year contract on Wednesday evening of last week. Shown at the
signing ceremonies were, seated, left toiright: Ed Frank McFarland, Harold
Quackenbush, Troy W. Jones and L. L. Copenhaver. Standing, left to right are:
L. L. Dearinger. John.Howard, Alphonso Lewis, Ferrell Allen, Charles W.
Norton. John Matlock. J.'W. Bouington and Marvin Cross. -Star photo


Board Chairman
Waylon Graham was named chairman of
the Gulf County School Board Tuesday


morning by his fellow members. Congratulat-
ing Graham is retiring chairman Kenneth
Whitfield. From left to right are: Fred dreer,
vice-chairman; Graham, Paul Sewell, Whit-
field. Gene Raffield and Supt. Walter Wilder.


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EDITORIALS:




Consider Just How


Fortunate We Are

.. The Bible says, "The fields are America in th -first place. It
/ -Liite unto harvest, but the laborers. certainly wasn't to find an easier
are few". life.
: -;; Here the writer wa's referring to An opportunity to live at peace
'the fact that there were many with the Indians irithe new world is
.unsaved people in the world and all why they were invited to attend that
That was needed was workers to go first Thanksgiving feast. All they
after them and bring them into the wanted to do was to live and grow
kingdom of God. their crops and they appreciated the
1 Here at Thanksgiving time, in. opportunity to do so.
.,Port St. Joe, in the United States of We still have the opportunity...
"-America, in the year of 1977, we'd opportunity unprecedented any-
like to use this verse to make where in the world, but we wonder if
another similar point. we individually and collectively as
;: We see the verse as also saying Americans still recognize or appre-.
there is opportunity (fields white 'ciate the opportunity we have.
:i to harvest) for everyone. All that Again referring to the Bible: the
: s-eeded toharvest that opportunity Angel said, "Mary, you are most
J is a willingness to labor or work. blessed among women", when it was
s found that she was pregnant with the
S That's quite an opportunity. Baby Jesus.
There are nations- in this world To paraphrase the Angel's
where opportunity isn't available at words, we must say, 'Amnericans,
Sanyne, any mo of ou1e nt blesrd aing peo-
An opotnt to leas freei se waf
An opportunity to live as free Thanksgiving. 1977, can make us
men and seek their own capabilities more aware of just how fortunate we
Si&why the Pilgrim fathers came to are






The Department of Transporta- light, it is only a matter of time
tion is out of bounds, we feel, in before. he one at the Motel St. Joe
telling the City of Port St. Joe to take corner will also 6..removed. This
down the signal light on Highway 98 light, too. belongsto, and is operated
near the Post Office. and maintained by the City.
The Department claims that this Both these lights serve a valid
light is a hazard to traffic and in the purpose and are needed in their
f next breath points out that the particular locations. We would like
traffic count at this location doesn't to see the head knocker of the DOT
Warrant a traffic signal. The DOT walk across Highway 98 during any
Says, "Take it down within 30 days, time of the day .from 8:00 in the
Sor we will take it down", morning until 5:30 in the afternoon
ot: w it sn. with any degree of comfort or lack of
That remains to be seen a need to hasten along lest he get run
S The light belongs to the City of over.
SPort St. Joe. The City purchased it, There is considerable pedes-
installed it and maintains it. The trian traffic to and the from the Post
City turns it on when the traffic Office from the downtown area.
brtilds up in the morning and cuts it Considerable vehicle traffic crosses
S~in the evening, giving the benefits at this point simply because drivers
Sl-its traffic control and allowing an know the signal is there and they can
sgpen lane for through traffic after get across after only a short wait.
I about 5:00 in the afternoon. We think the DOT is off base in
If the DOT can get away with trying to remove this light. It serves
t this argument about the Post Office a very valid purpose.

S tte rs. Appreciates
S ovmtter to the Editor Wpecits
f iChapel
S1 November16,i977 Municipal Hospital which I
Oar Wesley: use more than any other is the The hospital is to be com-
; .Tlhe one facility in. our small, but adequate, chapel, mended for encouraging the
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Boy Scouts


ETAOIN SHRDLU


Pack 47; Cub Scouts of By WESLEY R. RAMSEY
America will graduate ten
Webelos Scouts from its pack .
at their November pack meet-
ing, which will be held Tues- from CBS news and the network is searching
day, November 29 at 7:00 in Just as soon as he gets out of jail for high andow for a replacement. Bill Moyers, of
the Scout Hut on Tenth Street. whipping up on an author with a baseball bat, P resident Kennedy fa ment turned the Mob
The graduates are boys who Knivl sas h is oin to um out of a President Kennedy fame has turned the job
are now 10 years old or have ump an down. Moyers says he doesn't think he can take
just become 11. Some of these airplane at 40,000 feet, without a parachute, into tht big stride from writingthe news to talking
boys have been in the Cub a pile of hay. about it over the camera.
Scout program for the full Evel must be getting "stir crazy" before he I have ben thinking about applying for the
three years they are eligible even gets to jail. job. I, like Eric came from small town. We both
for. It is now time for them to For this little trick, the now-famous motor- ob. I, like Eric came from a small town. We both
move to ths. cycle dare-devil says he is going to get $20 started out as weekly newspaper writers and
SBoy Scouts. cycle dare-devl sas he is going to get $20 reporters. We both like the big salaries CBS news
There will also be 13 Cubs million from a sponsor and television. To show commentators. I have witnesses who
who will move up to the rank he is not stupid all the way through, Evil says he pays its commentators. I have wPresident'swho
of Webelos and several Cubs is also going to spend the $20 million before he mowillth after a speech, just as good as Eric can.
who will be advancing to jumps while he can. mouth after ia seehtu g ust a good as Eric can
Bobcat, Wolf and Bear ranks. That's real planning ahead. Not only is he My hair is turning loose and gray at the same
Families of the Cubs and the That eal planng aea. t on time, so even the appearance is beginning to be
general public are invited to going to be sure of being able to spend his money, something like Eric's.
l P cimetings. The he ," hqeis- also going to jump into a hay stack. Since :. only=re"son'lan see to turn me down is
t se teu ca S i easo e n see to turn me down is
"is %ntiW is *1h eri-.^. .-i'V na the ma.ngredient used to clean o..i :, L:,, t.mnot as skinny as;Eric is. Fmr definitely
Indim annd the Webelo Bad spills on the land, I feel sure a big hay stack can t sinny
activity is Engineer, manage to soak up the small grease spot which not S can overlook the weight bit, I want
will be Evel's remains after that 40,000 foot step. them tb know that Iam ready to draw Sevareid's
For Ambulance I guess this proves that TV can influence salary just any day in the week.
those who watch it. Evel must have been
Call 227-1115 watching the stunt night on TV last week and grandsons to the Blountstown
decided he Would just do them one better. I took three grandsons to the Blountstown
You go right ahead, just do them Evel, you won't have football game two weeks ago and I was still in
You go right aheadEvel, you won't ha shock to such an extent on Saturday, I
r' ] any competition in this one. mnlnmit l,,r fnor,' n to tell vn ahnout it VYi know


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High and low tides for St.
Joseph's Bay for the upcom-
ing week are shown in the
table below. The information
is furnished by the U. S.
Weather Bureau Station in
Apalachicola.
High Low
Wed. 8:57P 6:36A
Thurs. 9:26P 7:11A
Fri. 9:54P 7:43A
Sat. 10:29P 8:21 A
Sun. 11:00P 8:57A
Mon. 11:35P 9:35A
Tues. 10:11 A
Wed. 12:07A 10:40 A

use of it. Minerva McLane, the
Tapper family, and the Hos-
pital Auxiliary are to be
thanked for including this
facility when the building was
remodeled several years ago.
Many times through the
years I have appreciated the
privacy and spiritual at-
mosphere found there. For
many it has been a haven from
the storms of life, and a mercy
seat for wounded hearts and
broken lives. I owe a debt of
gratitude for the chapel..
Sincerely.
J. C. Odum
Pastor


I see where Eric Sevareid is going to retire


A Layman's View


By Billy Norris


how it is, when a you are hit with an extremely
traumatic experience; you tend to forget it until
you can cope with remembering.
Have you ever taken a four-year-old, an
eight-year-old and a nine-year-old, all rambunc-
tious and full of vinegar, to the ball game?
It's an experience.
There I was, up in the press booth trying to
keep notes on the football game and those three
wild Indians wanting to do everything from
joining the other kids in the end zone playing to
wanting to go to the rest room every 15 minutes.
I finally herded them into a booth where we
were all alone and tried to keep tabs on them that
way. One had to go to the rest room and the
others took him. When they got back, the
youngest was missing one shoe. They went to the
concession stand and came back empty-handed
and without their money. They had lost part of it.
They climbed up the walls, out the window, laid
down in the floor and watched people come into
the stadium through a crack, played cowboy and
Indians.
The best way to describe them was that they
reminded me of three worms in a pan on top of a
hot stove.
And I couldn't find the button to turn the
stove off.


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2 Timothy 3:16-17, "All
scripture is given by inspira-
tion of God, and is profitable
for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in
righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect,
thoroughly furnished unto all.
good works."
Im sure that many of you

Gospel Sing

Planned In

Wewa Church
A Gospel Sing will be held at
the College Park Church of
God in Wewahitchka Saturday
night at 7:30 p.m., CST.
Featured on the program
will be the "Hallelujah Sing-
ers" of DeFuniak Springs.
Everyone is cordially invit-
ed to attend.


have heard it said, as I had,
that the Bible, the word of
God, answers all questions of
life. The above scripture ref-
erence is quoted often in
support of the relevancy of the,
Bible to man's need. In fact,
the Bible, God's word, must be
just as relevant today for your
need and my need as when it
was written under the inspi-
ration of the Holy Ghost (2
Peter 1:21).
It is very easy t6 say, "The
Bible is not specific. It does
not answer my need." The
problem is we don't really
read the Bible to find out if it
does indeed answer our need.
For a specific example look at
Psalm 75:6-7, "For promotion
cometh neither from the east
nor the west. nor the south.
But God is the judge: He
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iown one ana se e
er. Than contro te A man called me on the phone the other day
we hold. His word IS from Memphis, Tennessee. He spoke with a
for us, I needed that heavy accent and began his speil to me.
:e, didn't you? After I began to catch his inflection on
words, I finally discovered he was offering me
the chance to buy some gold. "The market is
down now, and this is the time to buy", he said.
He had just as well been trying to sell me
Sh high heeled shoes. I have no use for either.
I told the man in my polite way that if I had
money to invest in gold, I wouldn't. I would put it
into someQittg else. Then he put into trying to
-- sell me somethingg else"-,
It seenied to me that like Omar the merchant
(whichiis what his accent sounded like) he had
Sjist anything I wanted to buy for sale. The thing I
couldn't figure out is, how he expected me to part
e" with any money I didn't have in the first place, to
| r someone I didn't know and had never seen in the
second place?
I guess these guys get some action over the
phone, since their number seems to be growing
-- every day.


It's That Time Again!


Bible Notes


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OBITUARIES


Services Held for Mrs. Lucas
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THE STAR, Port St.Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 1977


PAGE THREE


----. A R r TfMr Luc swla a native of


1'Mrs. nuDy Lee Lucas, 01, ou
Port St. Joe, died Friday night
in the Municipal Hospital fol-
lowing a long illness.


Little Rock, Arkansas and had
been a resident of Port St. Joe
for the past 23 years, moving,


, Elijah Tillman, 68, Passes Away
Nov. 17-After Lengthy Illness
Elijah (Jack) Tillman, Mrs. LaRue Huddleston and
68, a long time resident of the Mrs. Sharon Gaskin, Wewa-
Wewahitchka area, passed .hitchka; his sister: Mrs.
away Thursday, November 17, Lorene Bullard, Panama
in Bay Memorial Medical City; and 10 grandchildren.
Center following a lenithly Funeral services were held
illness. Mr. Tillman was a at 2 P.M.(CST) November 20
logging contractor by trade. in the First United Methodist
Survivors include his wife: Church of Wewahitchka with
,,Mrs. Bernice Tillman, Wewa- the Rev. James Fillingim
hitchka; his daughters: Mrs. officiating, assisted by the
Gwen McKinney, PanamA, Rev. Billie Alexander.
City; Mrs. Kate Ingle, Simp- All. services were under the
Ssonville, S.C.; Mrs. Mildred direction of Comforter
Musselwhite, Carrolton, Ga.; Funeral Home, Port St. Joe.


here from Springhill, Louis-
iana. She was a member of the
Long Avenue Baptist Church.
SShe is, survived by her
husband, J. O. Lucas of Port
St. Joe; two sons, William A.
Lucas of North Augusta, S. C.,
and Stephen L. Lucas of
Charleston, S. C.; one sister,
Mrs. Bobbie Conley of Mon-
roe, La.; three brothers, Rob-
ert Gossett, A. E. Gossett and
Ralph Gossett, all of Monroe,
La., and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held
Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.,
from the Long Avenue Baptist
Church with the Rev. J. C.
Odum officiating. Burial was
in.Holly Hill Cemetery.
St. Clair Funeral Home of
'Port St. Joe was in charge of
all arrangements.


I 'the Commons Area of Port St. Joe High School, are shown above. Left to right
Junior I Viss i lists are Mary Margaret Bray. second runner-up: Teresa Fortner,' Junior Miss;
i r i snl Julape McFarland, first runner-up; Linda Rushing, talent winner and Karen
Finalists in the Jaycee-sponsored Junior Miss pageant held Saturday night Little, Spirit of Jr; Miss. -Star photo



Recreation Department Setting Up Program


The Port St. Joe Recreation
Department is attempting to
offer a- full-time leisure pro-
gram for this coming year. A
program is being worked out
which is felt will meet'the
needs of the majority of the
community. Prime times have
been initially established, but
it may be deemed necessary
to change the times or days.
John Clenney, Recreation
Director, has requested that
the public respond to the
program, and let the Recrea-
tion Department know what.
you think of the program.


SLIMNASTICS and Stage III from 4:00-5:00.
Slimnastics for women will Fees for Stage I ad I will be
be offered on Tuesday and $15 per month, and for Stage
Thursday mornings.frdm nine III, it will be $20 per month.
to ten, at a fee of $15 per TRAMPOLINE
month. Evening slimnastics trampolineclasswillmeet
will be held on Monday and Friday afternoons from
seven on Friday afternoons from
Wednesday nights from seven'
Wednesday nights from s 3:00-4:00, at a cost-of $8 per
to eight, at the same cost. month.
GYMNASTICS
Three levels of gymnastics JUDO
will be offered: Stage 1, Stage For those interested in
II and Stage III. All stages will. learning the tactics, of self-
meet on Monday and Wednes- defense, judo will, be taught
day afternoons. Stage I will from 3:00-4:00 on Tuesday and
meet from 2:15-3:00 p.m.; Thursday afternoons. Cost of
Stage II will meet 3:00-4:00; the course is $15 pr month.


RUN FOR YOUR LIFE
A course in jogging, "Run
for Your Life", for both sexes
will be held on Monday and
Wednesday nights from 6:00-
7:00, at a charge of $15 per
month.
SQUARE DANCE
Classes in square dancing
and a square dance club will
be held on Friday nights from
7:00-10:30. No fee has been
established at present for this
,course.
The instructor for these
courses will be O'Neal Collier,
an experienced gymnast and a


certified teacher of exercise .
courses. He is presently, em-
ployed in the continuing edu-
cation courses at Gulf C6hst
Community College.
If you would be interested in
any of these courses, please
either write to the Recreation
Department, P.O. Box 206,
Port St. Joe, or call Jqhn
Clenney or Kathy Craig:at
229-6119. Letters will be consi-
dered as pre-registration for ;
the class which you state.
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Open

House

N4 'iMrs. Mlargaret '~itihi
presents a favor to Mr. and
Mrs. E. B. Miller at open
house in the new building of
St. Joe Natural Gas Com-
pany last Wednesday mor-
ning. -
In the photo at right. St.
Joe Natural manager, Tom
Knox. chats with one of the
many: people who. came to
view the new headquarters
of the local utility.
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in Gulf County now have an


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opportunity to display and sell
their merchandise in a retail
outlet store.and also to have
their products sold in different
parts of the country. The store
should prove especially valu-
able to people on low or fixed
incomes who now rely on
selling their work to meet the
ever increasing cost of living.
Panhandle Arts and Crafts
is located at 2351 St. Andrews
Blvd.' in Sunshine Plaza,
Panama City. It is sponsored
by the West Florida Resource
Conservation and Develop-
ment Commission.
Arts and crafts displayed
and sold include pottery,
jewelry making, stained
glass, crocheting, needle
work, wood carving, wood
work, dollmaking, macrame,
leatherwork, metal sculpture,


tole painting, quilting, etc.
This county is a member of
the Panhandle Arts and Crafts
Guild, however, the Panama
City store will not accept your
items directly from you, they-
must go through your local
guild. Anyone in this area
interested in selling their
handmade items in the store
may contact Kathy Craig,
guild president, as she is
responsible for getting your
items displayed at the store.
For more information call
Mrs. Craig at the Recreation
Department 229-6119.



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the members of the

Church of Christ
invite you to meet with them:
Sunday Morning Bible Study .......... 10:00 A.M.
Sunday Morning Worship .............. 11:00 A.M.
Sunday Night ........................ 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday Night ..................... 7:00 P.M.
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY; NOV. 24, 1977


Learn to Decorate for


:Yule with Pine Cones

Y'ou can learn how to make
'arrangements, wreaths, pret-- .
.ty centerpieces and pine cone
aTflowers if you attend. a pine
cone workshop next Thursday, .
December 1, sponsored by the
Port St. Joe Garden.Club from
one to three p.m, '
The demonstration and
workshop will be held at the
Centennial Building with Mr.
and Mrs. Edward .B Reddy ;
from Panama City as guest
speakers for the afternoon.
Bring large pine cones, dry
flowers, assorted nuts, ., I -
wreaths, shells thin plywood.
or plyboard cut 'circles for Pine Cone Workshop December I
wreaths, or-anything you
might want to work with or
come and observe, Itis recom-
mended that you bring a pair
of gloves to work with to ~
protect your hands.
A silver offering will be
taken to help with expenses.


Antley Register


Final Nuptial Plans
Final plans have been made will be Randal Smith, Banks,
for the marriageof Janet Kay Al., Keith Wells, Pensacola,
Antley to John Carl Register Terry Wise, Kingsport, Tenn.,
of Geneva, Al. on November David Miller, Troy, Al., Ricky
26th at 6:00 P.M., EST in the, Beck and Abe Smith, Jr.,
White City Baptist Church.. Geneva, Al.
Rev. TedForrester of Webb, Donna Teale, Troy, Ala.,
Ala., cousin ofethe bride, will soloist, will be accompanied
perform the ceremony. The by Billy Rich: Ann Whittle is
bride will -be attended by directing the wedding. W dell J d
Mona Davis, Union -Springs; Wendell Jarred Whitaker.
Ala.; Susanne Deaton, Pensa- A special invitation is ex-
cola, Carole Antley and Dar- tended to friends and relatives Is Now One
lene Antley, Port St. Joe;- Judy to witness the ceremony and Wendell Jarrod Whitaker
Hendrix, Miami; and Ruth be a guest at the reception celebrated his first birthday
Mathews. Palmetto. Dennie following. Your presence in November 9 with a "Mickey
Adams of Fern Park wiU thought and prayer is re- Mouse" party at the home of
serve as flower girl and quested if you are unable to his parents. Some of Jarred's
Mickey Lewter, Port St. Joe, attend. friends and relatives helped
Swill be ring bearer. .. tim celebrate, his ,birthday.
The groopn has chosen his'' : pe who -^I 160' Jarrod is the son of Wendell
father, Hilton'Register,'forhis pounds on earth w weigh and Judy Whitaker of 1613
best man. Other groomsmen only 30 pounds on the moon. Marvin Avenue


Christmas Cactus Is Still


Revered
Some plants ever lose their
popularity with home owners,
says Florida Nurserymen and
Growers Association (FNGA).
They are either easy to grow
or have some characteristic
that makes them endeared to
the hearts of their owner.
Such a plant is certainly the
Christmas cactus. It has been
Cherished by families at the
holiday season and almost
rated as a member of the
family. Grandma and all
grandmas before grew. a
Christmas cactus regardless
of where they lived. In the
middle western states, it was
not unusual for this plant to
occupy a very prominent
place in the sitting room".
When the winter cold de-
Sscended, more protection was
provided for this special plant
than for water pipes. Many
plants were enormous in size.
Most of them grown by the
"country folks" were fed with
a cow mature tea. Somehow
and in some way the plant
always appeared in flower at
the appointed time of Christ-
mas.
Totay the Christmas cactus
is still revered as a holiday
plant. At this time of year
most good gardeners are
beginning to feed their plants
regularly. It is moved into
very bright light to help
produce the maximum
amount of leaves and later
flower buds.
Professional nurserymen
specialize in growing this
Lovely plant. They have hy-
bridized it and the colors are
very much different from the
pink of grandma's day. Most
of "the plants are grown in
small plastic square pots in an
artificial soulless mixture. The
plant is very healthy when
purchased. One nurseryman
in Apopka produces hundreds
of thousands of plants for sale
at :the holiday season. When
caled for properly, the plant
ma'y become an heirloom in a
family. Two rules. should be
observed when attempting to
make a Christmas cactus


I Holiday
bloom-provide it with very
short days by placing it in a
dark room early in the
evening. Seconidly, the plant
should be watered and fed
regularly to promote growth
and flowering. Once the plant
has become established, it is
not necessary to repot it until
the entire pot is jammed with
roots.
Another plant that has be-
come a standby in the tiniest
Sof apartments or in the largest
of mansions is the African
violet. Undoubtedly there are
more African violets grown as
house plants than any other
one type. Of course, more
foliage plants can be found,
but African- violets have
beautiful flowers as well as
foliage. The plant does not like
strong light for good growth. It
should never be watered from
the top. If the leaves become
wet from watering, they will
have large unsightly brown
spots. African violets are easy
to propagate which adds to
their popularity.
A plant forgotten for many
years is called Sinningia. It is
now coming back. Some of the


Plant
new hybrids are very exotic.
The flowers are produced in
many colors, all being very
exotic. The leaves are much
larger than African violets
leaves. The plant belongs to
the same family. However,
Senningias are much easier to
grow, says Florida Nursery-
men and Growers Association
(FNGA). They will grow in
much stronger light and are
not as picky about watering. If
you have not tried growing


Miss Lay Is Honored

with Luncheon Friday


Miss Debbie Lay, bride elect
of Rodney Allen, was honored
last Friday with a luncheon at
The Hut in Apalachicola.
Hostesses were Mrs. Ronald
Childers, Mrs. Chesley
Fensom and Mrs. Paul
Fensom.
The luncheon table placed
with a view of lovely Apalachi-
cola Bay was enhanced with
greenery and fall flowers."
The honoree was given a
monogrammed silver chest by
the hostesses.
Invited to share the happy


occasion with Miss Lay were
her mother, Mrs. Herman.
Dean, and Mesdames William
Altstaetter, Charles Brown,
John Christo, Jr., John
ChristoII, W. P. Gilbert,
Morgan Jones, Charles Smith,
George Suber; Mark Tomlin-
son, Glen Windham, Walt
Dickson, Deda Sheffield and
Miss Karol Altstaetter.
The wedding of Miss Lay
and Rodney Allen will be held
this Saturday, November 26,
at 11:00 A.M., at the First
United Methodist Church.


Convenient x Service


Miss Deborah.Lay, right, chats with her her honor Saturday morning at the home of
mother, Mrs. Herman Dean, center and her Mrs. Edwin Ramsey. -Star photo
sister, Mrs. John Christo, at a shower given in

Coffee Honors Miss Deborah Lay,

Bride-Elect for This Weekend

Saturday morning, Novem- Atkins, Mrs. Nobie Stone, Brinson, and Mrs. Ralph
ber 19, the home of Mrs. Mrs. Gus Creech, Mrs. R. H. Swatts, Sr.
Edwin Ramsey on Contitution
Drivewas the gracious setting
for a coffee honoring Miss
Deborah Lay whose wedding I APTI
is scheduled for the morning
of November 26 at the First
United Methodist Church. Re- C URCH
ceiving with the lovely bride .
elect were her mother, Mrs.
Herman Dean of this city, and Corner Third Street and Baltzell Avenue
Herman Dean of this city, and REV .B TON, P
her sister, Mrs. John Christo REV. BILL HEATON, Pastor
III of Panama City. The STANLEY E. YOUNG, Ministerof Music & Youth
bride's book was kept by Mrs.
A. Morgan Jones. Sunday School ...................... 9:45 A.M.
The Ramsey home was re- Morning Worship Service ............. 11:00 A.M.
splendent with fall flowers. On Church Training ...................... 6:30 P.M.
the foyer table was a lovely Evening Worship Services ............ 7:30 P.M.
arrangement of yellow chry- Prayer Meeting (Wed.) ............... 7:00 P.M.
santhemums and at the end of
the hall a hanging basket. "Come and Worship God with Us"
Chrysanthemums also graced
the bride's table, and the
refreshment table was
centered with a most at-
tractive arrangement in-
cluding a variety of mums and
carnationsin shades Of yellow, 6'
bronze, and burgundy, inter-
spersed with leaves of green
and'gold.:Presiding -over the :.
coffee service were Mrs. R, H.
Brinson, Mrs. A. E. Joines,
and Mrs. Ralph Swatts, Sr.
During the course of the
morning about one hundred A
guests called to express their
good wishes. Out of town
guests were Mrs. John
Christo, Jr., Mrs. John 0
Christo, III and her little
daughter, Kelly, and Mrs.
Windham, all of Panama City.
In addition to Mrs. Ramsey,
hostesses for this occasion.
were:. Mrs. A. E. Joines, Mrs;
Wm. Howell, Jr., Mrs. George Group of
them, do so now.
There are other favorites D dresses
such as poinsettia, Episcia, tDre
geraniums, begonias, and of
course, the green foliage Pa nt Suits a n(
plants. Grow some kind of Pa t S a
plant for relaxation and
beauty. I r C.


HIGHLAND VIEW

BAPTIST CHURCH
Corner of Fourth St. & Second Ave.

SUNDAY SCHOOL ..................... 9:45A.M.
WORSHIP SERVICES ..... 11:00 A.M. & 7:30 P.M.
CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) ......... 6:30 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday) .... 7:30 P.M.
Nursery Provided Rev. William N. Stephens,
Pastor


Place Your Order Now for

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Limited Supply

Thanksgiving Cards & Party Gooc

Potted Flowers Chrysanthemums, poi
kalanchoes, Jerusalem cherry


Fast and friendly prescription service is always
available. We carry a large supply of prescription
drugs along with remedies that can be purchased
without prescriptions. We also maintain a complete
record of your prescription purchases and can
furnish you with a copy-instantly for income tax
purposes.


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"Roots of Methodist Women" Topic

fiStudy for Mission Group I

Mission Group I of the First year. These include: Mrs. Ed, ber 20. The Christmas .party
United Methodist Church met Ramsey, chairperson; Mrs. will be held 'with Mrs. John
November 15 in the home of Johnie McCurdy, co-chairper- Miller.
Mrs. J. Lamar Miller. Mrs. son; Mrs. Floyd Roberts, pro- The meeting was closed
Robert King presented the gram; Mrs. Milton Anderson; with the benediction.
program, "Roots of Methodist treasurer: Mrs. W. L. Alt-


Women". Mrs. Floyd Roberts, steatter, secretary: Mrs. Paul
chairperson, announced the Blount, activities;. Mrs. John
December 3 Bake Sale had Miller, cards and Mrs. George
been cancelled. Wimberly, telephone.
A slate of officers was The Thanksgiving dinner
announced for the coming will be held Sunday, Novem-


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 1977


Mrs. Griffin Hostess to Mission

Group II of Methodist Women


Mrs. H. W. (Buck) Griffin
was hostess to Mission Group
II of the First United Metho-
dist Church on Monday.
Mrs. Johny McCurdy gave a
most interesting and unusual
program on Thanksgiving.
Mrs. Griffin read appropriate
scripture from Psalms and


Matthew. Each member took
part in the program.
SDuring the business meet-
ing, the following officers
were elected: Chairman, Mrs.
Marie Costin; Co-Chairman,
Mrs. Stella Farris; Secretary,
Mrs. 'Estelle Mosely; Treas-
surer. Miss Gertrude Boyer;


Social Chairman, Mrs. Elsie
Griffin; Telephone Chairman,
Mrs. Essie Williams; Sun-i
shine Chairman, Mrs. Eunice
Brinson; and Coupon Chair-
man, Mrs. Louise Vaughan.
The next meeting of the
group will be with Mrs. Edithl
Stone in December.

MEN%


Mrs. John Dean Milton. State Regent, DAR of Miami. is
S shown with Mrs. Paul Fensom,'Regent of the St. Joseph's
Chapter, AR, on a visit here last week. --Star photo


DAR Regent


Meets With


Local Chapter


The St. Joseph Bay Capter
Daughters of the American
Revolution met Wednesday,
November 16, for a luncheon
meeting in the Garden Center
on Eighth Street, with Mrs.
Paul Fensom, regent, pre-
,siding and Mrs. W. "B.
Simmons, Jr., Mrs. Mark
Tomlinson; and Mrs. J. I.
Melvin as hostesses..
Following the regular
opening ritual, Mrs. Fensom
; presented the honor guest and
speaker for the day, Mrs. John
Dean Milton of Miami, State
Regent, Florida Society
NSDAR. She'also presented a
Second honor guest, Mrs.
- rF'rancis D. Campbell from
"' Marianna, past State Regent
,'and now Vice-President-
General of the National,:
Society Daughters of the
SAmerican Rev'oluton. Both
SMrs. Milton and Mrs. Camp-
bell attended the organizing
meeting of St. Joseph Bay
Chapter, October 17, 1975,
SMrs. Milton being the guest
speaker, and Mrs. Campbell
-installing the chapter's first
'slate of officers.
November's program was
K on DAR Schools, and Mrs.
.Dean's subject was "Strength
Through Knowledge and
I:Wisdom". She first discussed
ithe Tomassee School, the first
DAR school to be established.
The school is located in
Tomassee, South Carolina. It
was founded in 1919 by the
South Carolina Daughters,
and in 1920 became a project
of the National Society. It is a
boarding school, a. state li-
censed institution, and
:accepts children from, three
through high school gradua-
tion. Tomassee also serves as
a day school for children from
'tWkindergarten through the
"r eighth grade. The school is
open the year round because
,mainly the children are from
broken homes or off the
streets and have no other
place to go. No child is ever
Turned away.
Tomassee is a beautiful
school with spacious grounds
and gardens and lovely
buildings. Slides shown by
Mrs. Milton included the South
Carolina Building, the main
building; the Moody and Illi-
nois cottages for boys; the
new administration building,


the Wallace building, a 'rec-
reation facility; dorms for
girls; the main Chapel which
is non denominational; the
dining hall, and the Texas
cottage which is reserved for
-NSDAR personnel.
The speaker stated that the
Florida DAR contributes
greatly to the Kate Dincan"
Smith School in Frant, Ala-
bama. Florida was the first to
contribute to a,, new school
building which will soon be
constructed. This is a public
day '.school, -grades, one
through twelve, and is the only
junior high school within a
hundred mile area. .
-. Berry College in Mt. Berry,
Georgia is an outstanding
school with the largest
campus' in the world. .
was tile first to contribute o
this school. Other 'schools
mentioned were Hillside in
Massachusetts and a boarding
school in Kentucky. In
closing Mrs. Dean made the
astounding statement that
never has a graduate of a DAR
school been in trouble with
the law.\
Mrs. Fensom presented the
speaker with a lovely mirror
edged with' shells from the
local sands, made by Mrs. Bill
Fite, a new member. She also
thanked Mrs. J. I. Melvin and
Mrs. George Suber for three
lap robes sent to the veterans
along with fifty books contri-
buted by the St. Joe Library to
the chapter, and announced
that the new library has
reserved a genelogical shelf
for the chapter, and two fine
gerrological books con-
tributed, by Mrs. L. L.
Copenhaver. Sr., have been
placed on the shelf along. with
other materials..
Mrs. Al Cathey was warmly
welcomed as a new member
and Mrs. Russel Behrns of
Apalachicola as a visitor.
In the absence of Mrs.
Noble Stone, Mrs. Ralph
Swatts, Sr. reviewed an
article by Mrs. Phyllis
Schlafly, national defense
chairman, entitled "Weapons
Versus Theories and
Treaties".
The Christmas party will be
in the home of Mrs. George
Tapper, December 21. Honor
guest will be Mrs. Francis D.
Campbell of Marianna,


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30 Highway Deaths Are Predicted


Traffic accidents will
claim the lives of 30 people
in Florida during the
Thanksgiving holiday per-
iod unless motorists and
pedestrians put forth an
extra effort to prevent
them the Florida Highway
Patrol said this week.
"The countdown begins
at 6-00 p m., Wednesday,


November 23 and ends
midnight, Sunday. Novem-
ber 27." according to Col.
Eldridge Beach. director of
the Patrol.
Last year. 33 traffic
fatalities wer recorded dur-
ing the 102 hour period.
The Thanksgiving holi-
da. period is one of the


heaviest traffic holidays of
the year and highways'will.
be jammed with motorists
headed for visits with
friends.and relatives to
enjoy the traditional "tur-
key and trimmings.'."
The Patrol urged motor-
ists, who plan to 'travel
.during this time to leave
home with a planned trip


and to be certain that
plenty of time .inllowed
for a safe return trip home.
"To help avoid becoming.
a holiday statistic, main-
tain a safe speed at all
times, follow at a safe
distance, watch for no.pas-
sing zones and avoid drink-
ing when you drive," con-
cluded Colonel Beach.


Raffield Tells About Japanese Fishermen


Gene Raffield showed a
very interesting slide pro-
gram and gave an interesting
narrative along with it on a
trip he took to Japan a few
years ago to view that coun-
try's seafood production me-
thods.
Raffield said that seafood is
the primary meat of Japan.
"They eat around 190 pounds
per year, per person". Raf-
field said.
The Japanese go about pro-
ducing seafood in a serious
manner. Raffield showed
slides of special rafts made for


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S.i '. :.Creepy Crawlers
a battle e snakes are crawling in the area. "Bebo" McInnis
and Craig Hamm came home'with this six foot monster
ThO iay night from a hunting trip on Saul's Creek Road. He
was a frightening sight, even though he was dead.
In the photo above, Richard Cannon show he is not afraid
of his six foot pet mud snake. by wrapping it around his neck.
S The snake was caught by Jack Tanner near White City.
Riehard'ssnake is still alive. -Star photo
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From the High School


By WOODY JONES
The big thing this week is
the beginning of the wrestling
season. Practice began last
Thursday, with the team get-
ling into shape and going over
:.he moves. Ten meets are
scheduled this year, not in-
,.cuding the district and state
::'iieels:
Dec. 13-Bay 4:00 T
Dec 16-Marianna 8:00 T
Jan. 5-Mosley 6:30T
Jan. 10-Rutherford 5:00 T
Jan. 12-Bay 1:30 H
Jan. 13-Marianna 7:00 H
Jan. 17-Rutherford 6:00 H
Jan. 19-Wakulla 6:30 H
Jan. 24-Wakulla 6:30T
Jan. 26-Lincolh 6:00T
All times are eastern stan-
dard time.


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I'll be bringing you all the
individual and team' scores
each week, albng with on-the-
spot action photos.
Aside from wrestling,
there's really not that much in
the way of news this week,
;except for the Thanksgiving
holiday, but it'll be half-way
over by the time you read this,
so I won't tell you about it.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!


Sp4 Owens

Completes
Army Course
Specialist Four Jesse L.
Owens.. son of Mr. and Mrs.
Lorenzer Owens, Sr., Wewa-
hitchka, recently completed a
basic leadership course in Ft.
Bragg. NC., ,;
The,.course is-, esigngd. to
develop individual leadership
skills and prepare the soldier
for .advancement. Spec.
Owens entered the Army in
1975.
He is a 1975 graduate of
Wewahitchka High School. His
wife, Vickie, lives in Fayette-
ville, N.C.


You're Invited


to A Reception

In Our Lobby

Wednesday, November 23
:- From 9 AM to 2 PM

We'll be Closed All Day Thursday
THANKSGIVING DAY



Florida First National Bank

at Port St. Joe

Phone 229-8282


the production of oyster The
rafts had 60 foot long wires
suspended from their bottom
on which oyster "spat" is
planted and allowed to grow.
The rafts gel so loaded with
the maturing oysters they
nearly sink. As many as 200
pounds of oysters are removed
from one of the 60 foot wires at
harvesting time. Each raft
has up to 100 wires suspended
in the sea below it.
The speaker said it takes
about six months for the
oysters to mature and in 1970,
they were selling for $2.00 a


pound.
Snapper and other edible
fish are raised in pens built in
the bays and lagoons.
Raffield said that countries
over the world adopting 200


mile fishing rights from their
shores have forced the Japa-
nese to adopt their unique
seafood cultivation methods.
Guest of the club was Mel
Magidson.


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A78-13 H78-14 31.95 2.73
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PATE'S "66" SERVICE CENTER


214 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe Phone 227-1291


PAGE SIX ThE STAR. Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY. NOV 24. 1977


First United

Methodist Church
Constitution and Monument
Port St. Joe, Fla.
JOHNIE W. McCURDY, Minister
CHURCH SCHOOL................ ....... 9:45A.M.
PREACHING SERVICE .......... 11 A.M. &7:00 P.M.
METHODIST YOUTH FELLOWSHIP. ..... 5:30 P.M.
CHOIR REHEARSAL (Wednesday) ........ 7:30 P.M.


WNews.


SUPPORT

Your School's

Athletic Program

Your support builds
community pride

Phone 229-6805


323 REID AVENUE
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla'. THURSDAY.- NOV. 24. 1977


Phone' j27'--1291


Port St. Joe


2'14 Monument Ave.




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THE STAR, Port St. Joe. Fla. THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 1977


First C opened for business in new and modern quarters. The first
First lU Ostr customer in the new location was Eddie Peak, of Highland
View. In the photo above, he gets good service from the
St. Joe Papermakers Federal Credit Union moved into Credit Union personnel, Mrs. Sherrie Taylor, Mrs, Edith
their new offices of Fifth Street earlier this month and Smith and Mrs. Debbie Earley. / -Star photo


PAGE SEVEN


Terry Thomas, John Henry Robinson, Michael Pittman, Jed
Team G iven P rty Campbell and Eric Everett. Standing, left to right are: Joe
I Purswell, coach: Keith Presnell, William Davis, Ricky
These young boys, members of the Vikings flag football Schott, Cecil Lyons and David Pace. Not pictured are, Mark
team, were honored Friday night with a cook-out at the Costin, Joey Powell, Johnny Vaughn and Joe Powell,
Centennial Building by their parents and coaches. Shown assistant coach. The Vikings finished the season in second
above, front row, left to right, are: Jim Gibson, Joe Purswell, place with a 4-2 record. -Star photo,


SOne used reg. size rubber
Mattress set. Excellent cond.,
S$39.95 cash only.
Badcock Home
Furnishing Center
414 Reid Ave.
2te 11-24

0 24' x 71' oyster skiff with
small cabin, Nearly new,
holds 60 bags of oysters.
; Brand new set oyster tongs.,
-t All for $500. 229-6367.
2t 11-17'

Free kittens to good home, 6
weeks old and litter box train-
ed. Call 229-6153 or come by
109 Yaupon St.
tfc 11-17

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

SNew and used lawnmowers
for sale. Lawn mowers, tillers
and garden tractors repaired.
Economy Motors & Garden
Center, 301 Hwy. 98, HV.
229-6001. tfc 4-28

S DRAPERIES-Ready made
:and custom made. Large sel-
.ection of swatches to, choose
.from. Roche's Furniture and
.Appliance Store, 209 Reid
Ave., phone 227-1730.

One Duncan Fife dining'
r -room table with 6 chairs. Call
S229-6111. tfc 11-10

BEEF SALE-Farm prices.
S30c per pound, you haul off.
'Avg. 450-800 pounds per head.
:Black Angus. Call after 5 p.m.,
648-8924. tfc 10-20

8' x 20' house boat. Sleeps
.four. 229-6788. tfc 11-17.

19' boat and trailer, 85 h.p.
.motor, works good. Excellent
:for offshore fishing. If inter-
ested call 229-6506.

SDRY cleaning carpets is
easierr faster and safer with
'HOST. Rent our machine. St.
Joe Furniture. 227-1251.
Stfc 10-23.

FOR STANLEY HOME
PRODUCTS
Call Betty Gilbert
648-5047
tfc 7-15
SFor Your
MARYKAY
Cosmetics
Call
Wanda Brown
2294132
Stfc 4-28
CB Radios, Johnson, Craig,
Surveyor, antennas, base sta-
tions, terms available. West-
:ern-Auto. tfc 3-4

SFirewood for sale. $50.00 per
truck load. Call 229-8829.
tfe 11-24


Save $706. Sears 16 h.p. S.T.,
tractor, 3-pt. hitch, 40" disc
harrow, 5 shank cultivator,
plow, wheel weights, all for
$1,500. Only 22 hours on trac-
tor. Call 229-6303. Can be seen
at 304 12th St. tfc 11-10

1973 Honda motorcycle, ex-
cellent cond. $500. 229-6303.
tf, 11.-10


Sm *

For Rent: 2 BR furnished
apartment in town. 227-1549.
tfc 11-3

Furnished 2 BR apartment
at beach, central heat & air,
panelled walls, carpet, -1 bk.
to beach. Adults. No pets. 648-
4208 or 648-4201. tfc 10-13


Furnished 2 BR apartment
S .on Gulf. Ski-Breeze mChip-'
.1972 750 Honda, chopper .- p. -. --
.1972 750 Honda chopper. sites, Port St. Joe. 229-6105.
Custom frame, Harley wheel, tf 10-13
extended front end. $800. Call
648-5152. tfc 11-10 P-nishnd.large 1 BR ant.
Furnished large I BR apt.


2 bedroom furnished trailer
at St. Joe Beach. 648-5873.
tfc 9-29

3 BR furnished trailer, cen-
tral h & a, washer, dryer,
carpet. Overstreet. 648-5873:
tfc 10-13

Two BR house for rent on
.Duval St., Oak Grove. 229-
6961. tfc 11-17

St. Joe Beach duplex. Un-
furnished, min. 6 mo. lease. 2
bdrm.. l bath $110.00 per
mo.; 1 bdrm., bath $100.00
per mo.
E. B. Miller Realty
648-5011
tfc 11-17

One or two bedroom trailers
for rent on Canal St., St. Joe
Beach. 648-5650. tfc 5-12

For Rent: Hospital beds,
electric or manual control.
Call 227-7471. tfc 6-30
For carpets cleaned the way
professionals.do it-at a frac-
tion of the cost, rent Rinse N
Vac, the portable steam car-
pet cleaning system. Avail-
able at Western Auto, phone
227-1105, 219 ReidAve.
tfc5-19

Why live in the crowded
city? Move your mobile home
to peace, quiet and tran-
quility. Water, garbage collec-
tions, yard 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 9-29

Small furnished beach cot-
tage for rent. 648-5144. tfc 9-1

No need for wet carpets.
Dry clean them with HOST.
Use rooms right away. Rent
machine. St. Joe Furniture,
227-1251. tfc 10-23

For Rent: 3 bedroom, 1 bath
furnished house at Beacon
Hill. Call 2296961. tfc 11-10


Auto heat and air. 229-6777
after 6 p.m. tfc 10-13

2 BR apt., furnished, 8th St.
Nice neighborhood, hot water
and garbage disposal furnish-
ed. Private entrance. Phone
648-5153. tfc 10-13





Experienced in sales and
office work. Must be outgoing,
energetic, neat and able to
meet public. Salary depends
on experience and ability.
Send resume to P. O. Box 308,
Port St. Joe. tfc 11-24

WPAP Radio, Northwest
Florida's most powerful FM
needs a part-time sales repre-
sentative for the Port St. Joe
area. Must be available for
part-time sales calls between
hours of 8 am and 5 pm. Call
769-1408 Monday thru Friday,
for more information.
S- 1i-24

Starting income open.
Based on qualifications. Earn
high income in sales with
management opportunities.
$800 $1200 a month to start.
Metropolitan Life. Equal. opp.
employer. Phone 785-6156.
tfc 11-24





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

LOS



FOUND: Shaving kit, can
be picked up by identifying
and paying for this ad. 229-
8829. Itc 11-24


3 bedroom masonry home at
St. Joe Beach, 2 full baths,
dining room, large living,
kitchen and den with fire-'
place. 1,800 sq. ft. living area.
150' X 180' lot. Call 648-5457.
tfc 11-3

3 BR house at 2005 Long
,Ave. Call 229-6573 after 5 p.m.
tfc 7-28,

3 BRl.bbath?' living- room,
separate dining room, den,
large kitchen with eating area,
large lot. 619 Garrison Ave-
nue, phone 227-8751. tfc 5-12


PORT ST. JOE
Brand new listing-Very
nice masonry home on 92x
167' lot. 2 years old, in
excellent cond, 3 bdrms,
1'2 baths. liv. rm., dining-
family room, large kitchen.
Has cen. heat and all duct
work and wiring to add
central air. 2110 Long Ave.

Are you looking for more
than a home? Come see this
4 bdrm., 2 bath home w-
cen. h-ac, plus the added
luxury of your own pool. At
a price you can afford. 304
S12th St., corner of Long Ave.


Older home in excellent
condition. 3 bdrms. den or
4 bdrms., bath, liv. rm. -
dining. Fenced yard. Rea-
sonably priced. 1610 Long
Ave.

Almost new custom-built
home, 3 bdrms. 2 ceramic
tile baths, quality carpeting
and vinyl. Picture-book kit-
chen with more than ample
cabinets. Lovely sunroom,
paved double drive with
2-car gar. Cen. h-ac plus
many extra. 2112 Long Ave.

The home you have been
waiting for! 3 bdrm 2 bath
corner lot, completely
fenced in yard for children
and pets-living room, din-
ing room and large private
screened porch convenient-
ly arranged for easy enter-
tainment. 1911 Long Ave.


3 bedroom house with nice
family room, chain link fence
around back yard, garden
space. 508 9th Street. 229-6082
or 643-5138. tfc 11-24'

New brick home, 3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths, fireplace,
large garage. Call 229-6979
after Six p.m. tfc 9-22

2 BR furnished, house on
'-ulf St. St. 3oe Bech. 649,
3466. tfc 10-13
Cottage and two lots, 211 2nd
Ave., Highland View, corner
lot, 648-5332. tfc 9-8


106, Bellamy Circle, large
liv. rm., 3 bdrms., 2 ba. +
den. Carpet, nice landscap-
ed, fenced backyard. Make
an offer. Owner anxious to
sell.

Comfortable home on 2 love-
ly lots 3 bdrm 2 bath with
many extras. Cen. h-ac, car-
peted throughout, garage,
workshop, chain link fence
around back yard area, 815
Woodward.
ACREAGE
Want relief from City living
-with lots.of room for that
pony-2 ACRES + 3 bdrm
home about 6 miles from St.
Joe on Hiway 71.
Six acres with spacious
dble. wide mobile home.
Liv. rm., dining rm., big
family room, I bdrms., 2
baths, fully carpeted. Can
be bought separately or to-
gether. Mexico Beach.
BEACHES
MOBILE home on lovely
lot, spacious liv. room, 3
bdrms, den or dining rm.,
modern kit. 3 blks. from
Gulf.

Duplex: 1 bdrm-bath 2
bdrm-bath or could be easi-
ly adapted to a single family
home on nice lot, St. Joe
Beach 2 blks: from Gulf.
Reasonably priced.

Looking for a permanent
home in a vacation atmo-
sphere? We have a 3 bdrm
1'2 bath home. Beautiful
large lot 100' x 285'. You
must see this to appreciate.


Large bayfront lot, six room
house in Highland View. $4,000
down, terms, total price $14,-
000. 763-0962. tfc 11-10

New brick home'at 106 Yau-
pon Ave., 3 BR, 2 bath, dining
room, living room, den and
kitchen. Call 227-1302 or 227-
1151. tfc 10-7

Three bedroom masonry
house at 105 Bellamy Circle.
Call 227-1607 after 5:00 p.m.
tfc 10-13


3 BR house, 2 baths, 3 lots on 75' x 115' zoned lot at MexicJ
Palm Blvd. For information Beach. Phone 229-2763. tfc 8-25
call 227-1112. tfc 11-4

Large three bedroom price.
house with den on large
corner lot. Central heat and 105' x 75' lot, near Gulf at
air. $37,000.00. Indian Pass Beach. Only
$6,500.00.
Six lots and one bedroom
camp in C.F. Hanlon Subdv. FRANK HANNON
on Dead Lakes, north of Reg. Real Estate Broker
'Wewahitchka Priced for 229 Reid Ave. 4PortSt 3oe!
quick sale at $7,000.00. Lots 227-1133
or house alone is worth the 3t 11-17


SEVIE


Private instructions on
clarinet, sax and other wood-
winds. Hour or /-hour lessons
available. Contact 229-6676 for
further information. Donald
Durham. tfc 9-29
FILL DIRT
Front End Loader
Backhoe Work
C. R. SMITH & SON
2296018
tfc 3-31

Septic Tanks Pumped Out
Carefoot Septic Tank
229-8227

Carpentry Work
Saw Filing
Hand saws, table saws and
skill saws. Call Bert Hall,
listed as White City Fire Dept.
229-6210.
tfc 11-10
Carpentry Work Done
Reasonable Rates
Jimmy Johnson
Phone 229-9757
tfc 5-


THE SAMPLER SHOP
1306 Woodward Ave.
GIFTS
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 5-8 p.m.
Saturday 11a.m. -7p.m.
tfc 7-14



BILL'S CAR CRUSHER
will buy your old car.
Phone 227-1654
for informatiaa.
24ker*
Also
Offering:
52tp 7-14 n- e



Wouldn't You Really
Rather Have Cable TV?


For Cable TV
Installation In Port St. Joe
I.dX .&( vim fttH
Phone 229-7232
Or Visit the Telephone Company
Business Office


WHITFIELD'S
POWER CLEANING
& PAINTING
Carpentry & Plumbing
Repairs
Houses or Any Buildings
2213-8715
tfc 10-13

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


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. 98 W. 227-1763
tfc 8-5


KENT SERVICE CO.
GE Dealer
New & Used Appliances
For Services or Parts
Call 229-6394
tfc 4-28

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


Going Fishing?
Stop here first
for a complete
line of

Fishing Tackle

Hurlbut Supply
306 Reid Av. d


ST. JOE MACHINE CO.
Machine Work Welding.,
506 First Street
Phone 229-6803
Machinist on duty all day
every day

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

REPAIRS
Aluminum screens and doo~s,
carpentry, house repair, mil-
work, roof repair and re-roo-
ing.
SMITH & SON WORKSHOP
Phone 229-6018
Port St. Joe
tfc. 7-


GLEN'S CABINET SHOP.
Kitchen Cabinets-
Vanities--Mill Work
Cabinet Hardware & Tops :
White City, Hwy. 7
Glen Combs
Shop 229-6017 or :
229-6530
tfc 9-1


BRYAN'S
Furniture Stripping &
Refinishing
Reliable and Reasonable
Call 648-5152
Behind Mexico Beach
Shopping Center
tfc 6-2


"think it was something I cft."



kills bugs for
up to six montht,I
and soves y about $100 yarty
in costly pest control service
Use of Sprayer free with
purchase of Rid-A-ug
HURLBUT SUPPLY ,CO.
306 Reid Avenue
Port t J O da


Gnlugv



E. B. MILLER REALTY

S're Here For You.
Each office is independently owned and operated.


648-5011

ELDON B. MILLER

Reg. Real Estate Broker


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PAGE EIGHT


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 1977


Jets Win Flag Football


Title In Playoff Ove


GOOD HEALTH

.,.and your good health is the most
important concern of your Rexall
Phartiacist. You can rely on him for
prbnipt, courteous attention to all
your drug and prescription needs..
whenever you call!

YOUR R)NMt PHARMACY


BUZZETT'S
DRUGSTORE

Ph. 227-3371 317 Williams
Convenient Drive-in Window
Plenty of Free Parking

...vYOUR GOODHEALT IS
LOUR MOST IMPORTANT CONCERN



Notice

Fan's Flowers

New Phone No.

227-1810.
If No Answer
648-8294


Public Notices
lNTHE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
'-OULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
-o; t PROBATE DIVISION
SCase No 77.18
-hN RE: The Estate of
JEtLLAM PETER COMFORTER,
Deceased.
-NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS .
OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
ESTATE AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE:
S YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
,the administration of the estate of WIL.
SLAM PETER COMFORTER, de.
"ceased. File No. 77.18, is pending In the
Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address f which is
Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe,
SFlorida. The Personal Representatives
and William Peter Comforter, Jr., whose
address is 601 Long Avenue, Port St..Joe,
Florida. The name and address of the
Personal Representatives' attorney is
set forth below.
All persons having claims or demands
against the estate are required;WITHIN
THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE
SOF THE FIRSTT PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE, to file with the Clerk of
the above Court a written statement 4t1
any claim or demand they may have.
Each claim must be in writing and must
indicate the basis for the claim, the
name and address of the creditor or his
agent or attorney, and the amount
claimed. If the claim is not yet due, the
date when it will become due shall be
stated. If the claim is contingent'or
unliquidated, the nature of the uncer-
tainty shall be stated, if the claim. is
secured, the security shall be described.
the claimant shall deliver sufficient
copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable
the Clerk to mail one copy to each Per-
Ssonal Representative.
AWll persons interested in the estate to
whom a copy of this Notice of Admini.
stration has been mailed are required,
WITHIN THREE MONTHS.FROM THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objections
Sthey may have that' challenges the
validity of the decedent's Will, the
qualifications of the Personal Repre.
eitatives, or the venue or jurisdiction of
the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND OB-
JECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED:
:,Date of the first publication of this
ai notice of Administration: Nov. 24, 1977.
S.s Hortense B. Comforter,
and
Ss-William Peter Comforter, Jr., as.
Personal Representatives of the Estate
of William Peter Comforter, Deceased.
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL RE-
PRESENTATIVES:
*r. Patrick G. Emmanuel of
HOLSBERRY, EMMANUEL, SHEP-
-PARD & CONDON
Seventh Floor Century Bank Tower
Post Office Drawer 1271
Pensacola, Florida 32596
: Phone: (904) 433-6581 2tc 11-24
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Project No. 04-51-21081
Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida
The Information for Bidders, Form of
Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifica-
olans, and Forms of Bid Bond, Perform-
ance and Payment Bond, and other con-
tract documents may be examined at the
following:



port St. Joe and Wewahitchka, Florida,
Qulf 'County, will be received by the '
Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida at the office of Clerk of
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse,
Port St. Joe, Florida, until 7:00 o'clock
P.M., E.S.T., Nov. 29, 1977, and then at.
said office publicly opened and read
aloud.
'office of the Architect, Charles A.
Gaskin. State Road' 22, Wewahitchka.
Florida, and office of the Clerk of Circuit

Copies may be obtained at the office of
Charles A. Gaskin, AIA, Architect,
* Igcated at State Road 22, Wewahitchka,
Florida, upon payment of 50.00 for each
set. (One set).
Any unsuccessful bidder, upon return-
Ing such set promptly and in good
cotendition will be refunded his payment
and any non-bidder upon so returning
such a set will be refunded $25.00.
Any additional set, returned in good
condition, will be refunded $25.00.
The owner reserves the right to waive
any Informalities or to reject any or all
bids.
Each bidder must deposit with his bid,
security in the amount, form and subject
to the conditions provided in the Infor- .
matlon for Bidders.
Attention of bidders is particularly
called to the requirements as to condi-
tlons of employment to be observed and
minimum wage rates to be paid under
the contract.


No bidder may withdraw his bid within
30 days after the actual date of the
opening thereof.
Charles A. Gaskin
10-31,77 4 11-3


The Port St. Joe Flag Foot-
ball season has just ended its
third successful season. The
season ended in a dead heat,
with the Jets, coached-by
Walter Wilder and Joe
Whaley, and the Vikings,
coached by Joe Purswell and
Joe Powell, finishing the
season with identical records.
The Jets won the first place
trophies in a play-off game by


the score of 19-6.

Individual trophies were
awarded the winners at a
supper given by the parents
and the coaches. The, second
place team were awarded
ribbons at their party also
sponsored by their parents
and coaches. The Jets enjoyed
a hamburger cookout while
the Vikings enjoyed fried


Local Boy. Scout Troop 47
will -hold a meeting next
Monday night for the purpose
of reorganization of the Troop.
Recently, the Troop's Char-
ter expired and was not te-
newed due to a lack of interest
by boys of this age group.
However, there has been an
unusual amount of interest
lately to reactivate the Troop.
Boys of Scouting age, who
wish to find out what Scouting


BANKRUPTCY
AUCTIONS

Friday & Saturday

Nov 25th & 26th
For The United States
District Court
Northern Division of Florida
Tallahassee Division
AUCTION No. 1
SBankruptcy Case No.
TBK 77.7043
.Starts 10:00 A.M.
Friday, November 25th
2321 EllicottDrive
Betton Hills
Tallahassee, Florida
The items sold in this case consist of
household furnishings for: Living
Room, Dining Room, Family Room,
Master Bedroom, Two additional
Bedrooms, drapes, pictures, Double
Door GE Refrigerator-Freeer and
other miscellaneous items. The re
tail value of these furnishings will
exceed $15,000.
The vast majority of these furnish-
ings were pruchased from an Ethan
Alien Galleries Store and are in
"Like New" condition.
Whereas this sale will .be held at the
residence, the only advance snowing
wilt be Friday frop 9 00 A.M to
time of sale.
BUYERS please park on street only.
Do not block driveways.
AUCTION NOS.2,3 & 4
S Will beheld at
Airport Industrial Park.
472 Capital Circle NW
Tallahassee, Florida
AUCTION No. 2
Bankruptcy Case No.
TBK77.7030
Starts 9:30A.M.
Saturday, November 26th
The items in this case consist of
varied and sundry items relating to
the timber business.
Dorsey Trailer (Chip Van), Chancey
Log Trailer, Hell Tank Trailer, Bar.
ko Grapple; various V/" drive socket
wrenches, miscellaneous wrenches,
Homellte Chain Saws, Miller Elec-
tric Portable Welder, electric grind-
er, welding torch gauges, varied
new & used aprts; file cabinets,
desks, office chairs, office equip-
ment, metal shelving and other
various related Items.
1973 Ford 2 Door LTD.
AUCTION No. 3
Bankruptcy Cases No.
TBK.76.59'
TBK 77-7029
Starts at Completion of
Auction No. 2
Saturday, November 26th
1974 4 Door Oldsmobile
Law Books, Office Arm Chairs,
Conference Table, Bell & Howell
Movie Projector & 670XL Movie
Camera and various other items.
AUCTION No. 4
Various items consigned to the Auc-
tioneer for liquidation and items
from Sid's Auction & Sales Center.
(This business has been closed and
the inventory being liquidated.)
Starts at completion of-
Auction No. 3
Saturday, November 26th
Belt conveyor. Consist of 14 10 foot
metal sections. 18" widebelt. Trough
6" deep, 18'12" wide. Browning gear
box. Forward and reverse.
Clothes display racks, pants racks,
new hand tool, new & used bicycle
parts & accessory, desk dresser,
chairs, used window air condition-
ers, wall mirrors, bed headboards,
tables, pictures, mattress box
springs, cases new small candy jars,
vinyl cushions and many other
items.
Two beds that fold up into the wall.
Murph-O.Door beds.
Single Lot bids will be accepted on
Auctions 1 & 2. Bids must be sub-
mitted prior to the start of each sale
in writing. Interested Single Lot
Bidders may inspect the items by
calling the Auctioneer.
"ALL ITEMS SOLD
AS IS WHERE IS"
rerms: Cash day of sale. Checks
will be accepted with acceptable
Identification.
Pickup: All Items must be removed
the day of the sale unless special ar.
rangements are made with the Auc-
tloneer. Payment must be made day
of sale.
SIDNEY P. HOUGH'S
Auction & Real Estate Sales
Sidney P. Hough Auctioneer
575.4093or 576.7791
Evenings 385-3310
Call for detail information
and directions.


has to offer for them are urged
to be at the Scout Hut on Tenth
Street at 7:00 p.m., Monday
night. Scoutmaster Eric Ham-
mond is also needing adult
assistants and committeemen
to help get the Troop 'going
again.
All boys, between.the ages
of '11 and 18 are invited to
explore the Scouting program
at this meeting.


Two Films Set

at Mexico Beach

Two films are to, be pre-
sented to the residents and
visitors of Mexico Beach;
Monday, November 28, at 7:00
p.m.,under the auspices of the
Bay Gounty Library, North-
west Regional Library
System.
"Wild Heritage" is a 20
minute color film, relating the
part played by sporting fire-.
arms in the history of
America. Interesting scenes
of wildlife, hunting and
natural beauty will be shown
and includes the excellent
hunting in this country as a
result of careful conservation,
and wise game management.
The second film is "Skeet
Shooting", an instruction film
which will be of special in-
terest to hunters and shooters.
There is no charge and the
public is invited to attend the
showing at the Chamber of
Commerce Building in Mexico
Beach.


r Vikings

mullet and oysters on the half
shell. The season was a
success and we look forward
to bigger and better things in
the future.
The Jets team members
were: Mitch Burke, Tony
Beard, Adrian Lewis, Steve
Kerigan, Jim Norton, Joe
Norton, Lee McMillian, Eric
Parrish, John Cassani, Blair
Bigelow, Michael Bigelow,
Tim Wilder, Ed Whaley, Carl
White, Jr.
The Vikings team members
were: Jim Gibson, Cecil
Lyons, Terry Thomas, Keith
Presnell,. Eric Everett,
William Davis, Michael
Pittman, John Henry Robin-
son, David Pace, Ricky
Schotts, Jed Campbell,
Johnny Vaughn, Joey Powell,
Mark Costin, Joe Purswell.


Flag football champions, the "Jets" posed for their row, Iwft to right: Jim Norton, Steve Kerrigan, Edward
picture last Wednesday afternoon. Front row, left to right, Whaley, Mitch Burke, Adrian Lewis, Tony Beard, John
are: Tim Wilder, Eric Parrish, Blair Bigelow, Carl White, Cassani. In the rear are the coaches, Walter Wilder and Joe
Jr., Joe Norton, Tommy Ford and Michael Bigelow. Back Whaley. -Photo by Clarence Monette
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PPP Steering



Cor mittee Meets


Thursday, November 10, the
Gulf County Pupil Progression
Plan Steering Committee held
its initial meeting in the Staff
Development Center at the
Courthouse. School Superin-
tendent Wilder charged the
group, with the responsibility
for making recommendations
to the School Board regarding
promotion and graduation
standards for county students.
This committee, working in
.conjunction with school based
groups, will meet periodically
during the school year to set
minimum and maximum per-
formance standards at each
grade level, Kindergarten
.through grade 12. Particular
emphasis will be placed on the
needs of students who are
presently enrolled in grades 3,
5, 8 and 11 who failed to meet
minimum standards pre-
scribed by the State of
Florida.
Laura Geddie and Barbara


Shirley co-chair the com-
mittee. Other members are:
Kenneth Whitfield, Phyllis
Altstaetter, George Cox, Betty
Husband, Herman JOnes,
Carolyn Lister, Jean Peters,
Catherine Ramsey, Helen
Ramsey, Barbara Whitfield,
and Wendell Whitaker.



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Bryan of 419 Seventh Street is shown with a large 10-point
buck he killed while hunting in a party with his father at
Sandy Creek Saturday. It was Ernie's first deer, as anyone
could tell without asking him. -Star photo



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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 1977


.The.Board of County Com- be reimbursed by Gulf County
missioners met October 17, if it were ever decided that the
1977in special session with the best route would be for Gulf
following members present: County to join the. system.
Chairman Jimmy 0. Gort- Commissioner Owens sec-
mCai Everet Owens Jor. onded the motion and it passed
man, Everett Owens,Jr. and unanimously.
William R. Branch. Also Commissioner Owenis then
present were Attorney moved that the Board request
William J. Rish and Deputy another 201 Planning Area be
Clerk Jerry Gates. designated by the State to
The Chairman stated this include St. Joe Beach, Beacon
meeting had been, called to Hill, Mexico Beach, and the
discuss the 201 Plan for Port St. Joe Area, including
sewage disposal in the Oak Grove and Highland
beaches area. The Attorney View. Commissioner Gortman
Announced that Richard Sub- relinquished the chair to
letter, Department of Environ- second the motion and it-
mental Regulation, had ar- passed with Commissioner
ranged.for certain state and Gortman and Owens voting
federal officials to be present aye and. Commissioner
to discuss the plan and its Branch voting nay. Corn-
impact on Gulf County. Mr. missioner Branch stated he
Sublette announced Mr. did not think Mexico Beach
Stallings Howell, United should be included.
States Environmental Pro- Stallings Howell said there
Section Agency, Mr.Howard would be problems with this
Rhodes, State of Florida- designation as parts of the
Grants Division, and Mr. Gil area had already been in-
SMauriello, Engineer, J. B. eluded in one federally funded
SConverse and Company. study and the City of Port St.
: The meeting was then Joe was applying for a grant
turned over to Mr. Mauriello for a 201 Study Area that
'o explain the Mexico Beach included Highland View and
Wastewater Management Fa- Oak Grove. He said this would
cilities Plan. He stated that preclude federal funding for a
under the general guidelines newly designated area. He
Sof the state in concurrence stated it might be possible to
Switch the 201 Area as desig- have the City of Port St. Joe
n: :nated by the State, J. B. include the Gulf County
Converse and Company had, portion of the beaches to the
:,in contract with the City of county line in an early study of
-T Mexico:Beach, developed five their 201 plan to see if it would
. alternatives for the treatment be more economically feasible
.:: of sewage. After the engi- to pump the sewage back to
- -.. sneering was completed he: .Port St Joe than to use the
stated three public hearings Mexico Beach Plan.
.were held to determine the There being no further busi-
most cost effective plan over a ness, the meeting adjourned.
: twenty year period. He stated .
That plan one had proved to be The Board of County Com-
Sthe most effective with a 20 missioners of Gulf County met
year projected cost of 9.1 October :25, 1977 in regular
: million dollars and had been session with the following
;:. adopted as the plan to be used members present: Chairman
Sin pursuit of federal funds to Jimmy O Gortman, Everett
S install the system. He further Owens, Jr., Otis Davis, Jr.,
explained that plan one in- Leo Kennedy, and William R.
tiolved building a sewage Branch. Also present were
Treatment plant in Mexico Attorney William J. Rish,
teach and pumping sewage Deputy Clerk Jerry Gates,
rm St. Joeeac,.B Beaco. ,I)eriffKen~ murphy, Road
JIl and'MIexico-Be ihtcb th ---uperinten dent Llyd Wifit-
plant. There was a general field, and Mosquito Control'
discussion of plan three which Director Tommy Pitts.
involved pumping the sewage Commissioner Kennedy
from Mexico Beach. Beacon opened the meeting with
: Hill, and St. Joe Beach to the prayer and led the pledge of.
.Port St. Joe Treatment Plant: allegiance to the flag.
Mr. Mauriello stated that this Mrs. Ruby Mallory told the
plan had a twenty year cost; Board she would like to peti-
effectiveness of 9.3 million tion the Board to close
dollars, slightly more than Jackson Street in Oak Grove.
:plan one: After discussion, Robert
Commissioner Branch. Nations, Florida Engineering,
stated that none of the plans pointed out that this was a 60
included sewage for Highland foot right of way and that a
View where a greater need for sewer line was being brought
the facilities existed. Corn- through that street. Upon
missioner Owens agreed, question, the Attorney advised
slating that percolation on the the Board that a utility ease-
beaches was good and they did ment on the street could be
not suffer from the same reserved. Commissioner
concentration of septic tanks Davis then moved the At-
as Highland View on a year torney prepare an adver-
round basis. Commissioner tisement to hold a public.
Owens added that most people hearing concerning the
i:in the beaches area had closing of Jackson Street in
indicated'a desire for a water Oak Grove, reserving an ease-
system and a strong op- ment for utilities. Com-
position to hooking up with a missioner Kennedy seconded
system headquartered in. the motion and it passed with
Mexico Beach. Commissioner Commissioners Kennedy,
Branch and Commissioner Gortman, and Davis voting
Gortman agreed stating they aye. Commissioners Branch
had not received a single call and Owens voted nay.
in favor of the plan but several George Cooper appeared
in opposition. In addition, it before the Board requesting
was brought that further study the Board clean a ditch along-
might show that bringing the side his property on the
sewage to Port St. Joe and Chipola Cutoff in Wewa-
picking up Highland View hitchka. He stated the ditch
along the way would be the had been dug for 14 yeais, and
most economically feasible. It had never been cleaned. Comn-
was also pointed out that the, missioner Gortman stated
problems in governing the Neal Lumber Company had
system could be resolved agreed to provide an ease-
-through a special water and ment alongside the ditch for
sewage district overlapping working room and would allow
the political boundary lines, the Board to cut timber and
SBb Hale, Mexico Beach, dump the spoilage on their
stated that most residents in property. Commissioner
Mexico Beach had no idea as Kennedy moved the Board
to what the user, fees for this clean the ditch. Commissioner
system would be and they Owens seconded the motion.
might oppose it upon learning Commissioner Branch stated
the high cost for sewage only. he had originally been in favor
He also stated that there was a of cleaning the ditch but could
good possibility of political not vote to let the Road.
turnover and new and dif- Department clean the ditch
ferent ideas after the election since it was a Mosquito Con-
to be held in the coming week. trol Ditch and the Mosquito
Stallings Howell, EPA,
stated that his primary pur-
pose in attending the meeting Are Cordiall
was to let Gulf County know YOU Are Cordially
: that federal funding would
depend on adoption of the plan LONG A
:: and it would take .Gulf
County's approval. He stated
:. that the Gulf County portion of Baptist
the beaches area could be-
:: comepartof another 201Plan, Corner Long Av
Sbut could receive no federal
funding for planning for that
'particular area, since they
had been included in the SUNDAY SCHOOL ......
Mexico Beach Grant. MORNING WORSHIP ...
After further discussion, CHURCH TRAINING ....
: Commissioner Branch moved EVENING WORSHIP ...
the Board not participate in PRAYER MEETING (We
Sthe plan but would ask Mexico
'Beach to go ahead and install Rev. J. C. ODUM,
;:-a system capable of handling Pastor
^*"-the Gulf County Beaches Area


Control Department had not
been able to obtain a permit to
clean the ditch. Upon'vote, the
motion passed with Com-
missioner Owens. Davis, Ken-
nedy, and Gortman votingAye
and Commissioner Branch
voting ,Nay. Commissioner
Goriman stated he was voting
Aye provided a hold harmless
agreement could be worked
out~'with Mr. Cooper and
provided the County had an
easement on the ditch.
The Clerk stated that Stiles
Brown had left a statement of
desire containing 122 signa-
tures-with the Board. Com-
missioner Kennedy stated that
he wouldd like for it to be read
and ,he wished Mr. Brown
would have remained at the
meeting to discuss the matter.
After the statement was read,
Commissioner Kennedy
stated that no one had checked
thelvalidity of the signatures'
as to whether they are regis-
tered voters or not and only
the'registered voters have a
riglA to put him in office or a
right to put him out of office
and-only in an election. Com-
missioner Kennedy stated he
had conducted an audit of the
St. Joe Ambulance Squad and
hadc~ ee investigated certain
incidents brought to his at-
tentioi, concerning the
ambuance. He stated that he
had copies of his audit work
and copies of letters written
by -him to the Ethics Com-
mission and the Attorney
General concerning the
matter. The Board discussed
the rmntter with the' audience
and' all agreed that Gulf
County had an excellent
Ambulance Squad under the
leadership of C.R. Lamberson
and that the St. Joe Squad is
now an excellent squad under
the leadership of Jim Gregg.
The Board requested all
persons in attendance to vol-
unteer for the squads, and to
seek out others, to volunteer.
Corammissioner Davis moved
that the statement of desire be
filed;: Commissioner Kennedy
secoqded the .motion and it,
pass -unanimously.
The Clerk'stated that Tom-
Slinson Insurance Agency had
requested that he be allowed
to bind insurance coverage on
the new library since he had
the smallest percentage of
county insurance business.
After discussion the Board
agreed that insurance cover-
age Was needed immediately
and Commissioner Owens
moved that Tomlinson Insur-
ance.Agency bind coverage at
$200.000 for the building and
contents. Commissioner
Branch seconded .the. motion
and it passed unanimously.
The Board requested Mr.
Tonlinson contact Regional
Librarian, Mrs. Jane Patton,
about payment and inquire as
to insurance oh the books in
the library.
The Clerk read a letter from
Newkirk Construction stating
that their Water and Sewer
Contract with the Board in
"Oak Grove was now being
terminated by them. The
Board also read a letter from
E.F.Gunn, Clerkof the Works,
concerning inventory and pay
estimates on this job. Steve
Nations. Florida Engineering,
presented correspondence
witfi file copies of letters
written to Tom Newkirk con-
cerning this job. Mr. Nations
and Mr. Gunn advised the
Board they could not approve
estimate ho. four submitted by
Mr. Newkirk and that they
had inventoried the material
but could not be responsible
for it. They further stated that
the system would have to be
dewa'tered and inspected prior
to approval of any further pay
estimates or resumption of
any work by whomever. The
Attorney stated that this
matter had supposedly been
worked out several times.
Attorney Rish suggested the
Board send the bonding
company a letter stating that
the contractor is in default and
that the bonding company is
now responsible. The Board


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stated they wanted the job
finished as soon as possible
and instructed the attorney to
handle the matter without
delay. Mr. Gunn told the
Board something should be
done about the materials in-
ventory which was not safely
stored. The Attorney stated
that the bonding company had
been notified and would have a
security guard present if Mr.
Newkirk did not resume work
on the job. The Board also
received notice from Gwinett
Utilities Company that they'
were making a claim to the
bonding company for monies
due them on the Oak Grove
job.
Lee Vause, Chairman,-
Board of County Commission,
Leon County, Bobby Howell,
Clerk of Circuit Court, Frank-
lin County, and Ed Leuchs,
Director, Apalachee Regional
Planning Council, appeared
before the Board. concerning,
the planning council. Mr.
Vause stated he was chairman
of the planning council and
wanted to extend a hand of
friendship to Gulf County in
hopes that they might become
a member county of the
thirteen county district. He.
stated all decisions made by
the Council would be made by
elected officials. He said ther
Council had been designated
by the state as the official,
agency responsible for A-95
Clearinghouse Reviews and
many other aspects of plan-
ning required at a state and
federal level. Upon question,
he stated that all governments
paid the same dues ($5,000 per
annum) and had the same one.
vote regardless of size. The'
Board discussed various
aspects of the council with Mr.
Vause at length but made no
decision concerning member-
ship in the Council.
'Mrs. Royce Dickens, repre-
senting an investment group,
and Skip Bertoch,Attorney for
the group, presented a pro-
posed plat, St. Joseph's Bay
Estates, to the Board for their
study and comment. Mr.
Bertoch_ explained that the
group intended to hold a public
auction after extensive adver-
tising in an attempt to sell this
property. He stated the part-
ners intended to 'sell the
property in one large parcel or
in five acre tracts except one
group of one acre lots.. He
stated the public auction
would determine how the pro-
perty was sold. He wanted the
Board,to study the plans so
that any conflicts could be
corrected prior to the 'public
sale. After study and consulta-
tion with the Attorney. Com-
missiorner K-ennedy moved
that the Board accept. the.
planned subdivision provided
the one-acre parcels are
platted and provided roads
will be built to each lot, if sold,
in the five acre parcel tract.
Commissioner Owens sec-
onded the motion and it passed
with Commissioner Owens,
Kennedy, Branch, and Gort-
man. voting aye. Commis-
sioner Davis voted nay. The
Board directed the Attorney to
prepare a contract that would
insure the Board's wishes
were carried out in this
matter.
The Board received In-
spection Reports No. 91-102 on
the Oak Grove Water and
Sewer Project and No. 139-i48
on the Gulf County Library
from E. F. Gunn, Clerk of the
Works.
The Board received copies
of accident reports in the Oak
Grove Area.
The Board received a letter
from the Division of Surplus
Property concerning changes
in the Surplus Property Law
allowing any public agency to
be eligible for surplus pro-
perty provided the Board des-
ignates them. The Board
agreed to designate this right
to any public agency wishing
to purchase surplus property.:
The Clerk read copies .of
letters concerning ,action.
taken on the beaches water
and sewer project at the last
meeting. In addition, the
Board received a letter from.
Mexico Beach stating they
would install sewer pipes


large enough to handle (Glf
County Beaches Sewei ; 'o-
vided they were ever needed.
Commissioner Owens moved
the Board request Port St. Joe
to include White City in their
201 Study. Commissioner
Davis seconded the motion
Sand it passed unanimously.
The Board received employ-
ment applications from Bobby
Joe Stover, Donell M. Pitt-
man, and Betty Carol Tharpe.
The Board received monthly
-reports from the Health De-
partment and the Road De-
partment.
The Road Superintendent
notified the Board that Willie
Shep Meredith had been set up
from the Ceta Program on a
permanent basis and that
James G. Hysmith was set up
permanently to operator
:status. The Board agreed to
these recommendations.
The Board received doctors
notice that Ernest Rhames
was able to return to work on a
dozier, his previous position.
The Board received the
August, 1977 Medicaid County
billing for inpatient and
nursing home care. The.Clerk
was instructed to file this
billing.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Kennedy, seconded by
Commissioner Branch, and
unanimous vote the Board
accepted an easement to re-
move fill dirt from Ralph W.
Shoemaker and wife, Selma S.
Shoemaker as recorded in
O.R. book 72. page 252-253.
Upon motion, by Commis-
sioner Branch. seconded by
Commissioner Kennedy, and a
favorable 3-2 vote, the Board
agreed to accept a road right
of way easement from Mr.
Yand in Dalkeith. Commis-
sioner Gortman, Kennedy,
and Branch voted aye. Com-
missioner Owens and Davis
voted nay, stating the road
right of way was not 60 feet as
was present Board policy. The
Board did not record the
easement but requested the
Road Superintendent to try
and obtain 60 ft.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Branch, seconded by
Commissioner Kennedy, and a
favorable 3-2 vote, the Board
agreed to accept a road right
of way easement from James
W. Gautier, Jr., Robert Gau-
tier, and Elvina Brown, as
recorded in O.R. Book 72, page
254-255. Commissioner Gort-
man, Kennedy, 'and Branch
voted aye. Commissioner
Davis and Owens voted nay,
again stating they could not
vote to accept a 50 ft. right of
way when Board policy-was to
,accept 60 ft.- o- `
".. Upen> motio~by Coiinis-.
sioner Branch, seconded by
Commissioner Kennedy, and a
favorable 4-1 vote, the Board
voted to accept a road right of
way from Samuel A. Patrick
as recorded in O.R. Book 72,
page 258-259 and. 269-270 and
adjoining road from St.
Joseph Land Development
Company as recorded in O.R.
Book 72, page 256-257. Com-
missioner Gortman, Branch,
'Kennedy, and Owens voted
Aye. Commissioner Davis
voted Nay because the road
right of way was not 60 ft.
Upon motion by Com-
missioner Branch, seconded
by Commissioner Davis, dnd
by unanimous vote, the Board
voted to accept drainage ditch
easements from Charles and
Betty Cleckley as recorded in
O.R. Book No. 72, page 260-261
and an adjoining easement
from Neal Land and Timber
Company as recorded in O.R.
Book no. 72, page 262-263.
Red Gunn, Clerk of the
Works on the Library, re-
ported that several items
needed completion at the new
library and it would only take
a few days to complete these if
the contractor would meet
with him. The Board agreed to
write Kolmetz Construction
Company a letter and notify
them that the time was
running short on the job and
they should immediately
complete the job. In addition,
the Board requested Mr. Gunn
to remain on the job until it
was completed.


Red Gunn. Clerk of the
Works told the Board he had
received a letter from the
Attorney stating. the Board
had decided not to advertise to
close the beaches to vehicular
traffic from Sunland to the
State Park. Mr. Gunn stated
he had heard there was a
petition circulating concern-
ing this matter which had
made the Board reconsider.
Mr. Gunn stated that he is
afraid someone is going to get
hurt on the beach during the
summer months. He stated
that the hazard is caused by
tourists and not by local
people during the fishing sea-
son. He suggested the Board
consider closing the beach
from May 1 to Labor Day
during the height of-the tourist
season and allow the local
people to use the beach for
fishing during the winter
months.Commissioner Ken-
nedy suggested the Board
issue permits to local people to
allow them use of the beach if
the Board considered the area
a safety hazard. The Board
agreed to study the matter
before next summer.
The Sheriff presented a new
schedule of fee increases for
work done by his office in civil
processes and stated the
Board could adopt the fee
schedule if so desired. The
Board took no action on the
matter.
The Sheriff told the board
the Game and Freshwater
Fish Commission has re-
quested they be allowed to
install a repeater station on
the Sheriff antenna in Wewa to
provide for improved radio
communications among their
officers in that area. The
Chairman announced the re-
quest was not approved for
lack of a motion in favor of the
matter.
Commissioner Kennedy told
the Board he wanted them to
pursue legislation that would
allow tax incentives for new
business coming into a county.
The Attorney suggested the
Board push for a constitu-
tional amendment in this
area.
Commissioner Kennedy
presented an application for a
permit to carry a firearm
from H.L. Burge. The, Board
referred this matter to the
Sheriff for further study.
The Board directed Com-
missioner Owens to handle
matters concerning the St. Joe
Ambulance Squad.
Commissioner Davis told
the Board that since they were
now accepting 50 foot road
right of ways, that they should
,reimburse Charles, Cleckley
fo'.iPegqtfiring hi tFpuichase
land to meet the 60 foot road
right of way requirement for a
road which was outside his
subdivision. Commissioner


IF YOU LIKE NAPA PATS,
YOU'LL LOVE THE NAPA MACHINE SHO
When your vehicle parts have worn out,
you've probab', learned to head for your local
NAPA store for top quality replacements. But
what do you do when something on your vehi-
cle needs machine work?
The answer is the same. Your local NAPA
store features a machine shop that offers a
long list of machine work equal in quality to
NAPA parts.
Your NAPA machine shop can grind your
valves, turn your brake drums, repair ignition
and distributor units, rebore and rebuild
engines, press axle bearings and much more.
Top quality repair work and top quality NAPA
parts spell more miles for your car and more
savings for you. So check with your NAPA.
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Davis then moved the Board
reimburse Mr. Cleckley for
this added expense, due to the
Board accepting so many
other 50 foot road right of
ways. Commissioner Gortman
stated that each situation was
different and should be
handled separately. The
Chairman announced the
motion died for lack of a
second.
Commissioner Branch
asked the Board if the pipe
being taken up in the beaches
area due to paving in the area
belonged to the Board. The
Attorney suggested the Board
contact the Department of
Transportation construction
engineer about this. Com-
missioner Branch stated that.
Wewahitchka had obtained
federal funds to repair
damaged streets due to sewer
construction and the Board
should try to do the same thing
in Oak Grove.
Commissioner Branch
stated that the Board has not
received information from
Cubie Laird, ::County Ex-
tension Director, concerning
the amount of pay raise he
received from the state. He
suggested the Board write Mr.
Laird a letter concerning this
matter. The Board requested
the Chairman write this letter.
The. Chairman made the
following department appoint-
ments for budget year 1977-78:
Jimmy 0. Gortman, Court-
house, Library and Agricul-
tural Department; Otis Davis,
Jr., Veterans Office and Civil
Defense County Building-
Wvahitchka: William R.
Bfrnch,.Road Departlent;, .
Everett Owens, Jr., Ambu:
lance, Welfare, Health De-
partment; and Leo Kennedy,


Corpsmember Ulyssee Best
of 240 Avenue G., Port St. Joe,
took part in the 222nd gradUa-
Stion exercise of the Singer
Breckinridge Job Corps Cen-
ter, in Morganfield, Kentucky,
on November 9.
Corpsmember Best success-
fully completed studies in
automotive and plans a career
in the field of automotive
engine overhaul.

APOLOGY
I would like to apologize for
the dissension I caused in the
Union Hall and to the men of
the Local, and the officers and
to one man in particular,
Carlos Harbuck.
Albert Davis


Parks, Mosquito Control and
Sanitary Landfills.
The Chairman authorized
Elizabeth Maurell Cumbie to
be the custodian of his fac-
simile and to stamp all
papers, warrants, letters, etc.
-that requires his signature,
beginning October 1, 1977.
.Due to the unexpected
receipt of certain revenues
and due to the need for them to
be spent to provide the basic
services of the county govern-
ment of Gulf County, Commis-
sioner Davfs moved certain
amendments and item to item
transfers be adopted by-re-
solution. Resolution 77-20,
77-21,77-22, and 77-23 were
passed in accordance with
Florida Statutes 129.06(2)(D).
Copies of these Resolutions
are on file at the Clerk's office
in the Gulf County Courthouse.
Due to the need for action on
Sthe Oak Grove .Water and
Sewer Project, the Board
/recessed, subject to recall at
the request of the Chairmah.

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