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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: March 22, 1979
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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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FORTY-SECOND YEAR, NUMBER 29


Industry Deep Water Port Fine People Safest Beaches in Florida
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 1979


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Housing Development Proposed
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for North Port St. Joe


I North Port St. Joe may get a
housing development if cur-
rent negotiations of the City
Commission pan out.
Bay County Realty has
approached the City with the
idea of building a series of
town houses in the area on
property now owned by the
iCity. The firm was advised to
~ 'attend Tuesday night's meet-
'ing of the Commission to
present its plan and see if a
program could be worked out.
Tuesday night, Al Lee, a
representative of the firm
appeared before the Commis-
sion and said his firm is
interested in building 20 units
dn the old Washington Ele-
inentary School site which is
owned by-theCity andis being


held for a housing develop-
ment of some sort:
At a previous, informal
meeting with the Board, the
firm was advised to take a
survey of the area to see if the
type homes they plan to build
woula be acceptable and meet
part of a present need for
housing in that vicinity: Lee
reported he had received a
favorable response and his
firm was ready to go ahead.
Lee told the Commission
had tentative plans to build
the 20 units of townhouses,
which in effect areduplexes
but. are individually owned
units with a fire wall in
between the two units. Lee
said tentative plans are to
build units of approximately


1,100 square feet, with two
bedrooms and a bath and half
to the unit.
LAND ACQUISITION
.Mayor Frank Pate pointed
out that the City Charter
would prevent the City from
selling the property to Lee's
firm as a negotiated deal.
"We'll have to offer the land
for sale to the highest bidder
and allow you to put in your
bid. If you are the high bidder,
you can go ahead with your
plans."
.Commissioner Wesley Ram-
sey asked .attorney Billy Joe
Rish if the City could put a
stipulation in the call for bids
that the prospective purchas-
ers would have to stipulate
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Palm Boulevard Footbridge Replaced


About a year and half ago, the footbridge across
the drain canal which feeds into Pattons Bayou on
Palm Boulevard just simply collapsed into the
water. It was a good while before the City could
arrange for a crane large enough to lift the broken
span out of the water.
I.i pther .wai~be~~P.re.aterals could-be
local dtb build a new liHdge from. During the past
year. one of the City's old water towers was
dismantled and two of the tower's legs were saved
to use in building a new bridge.
During the past several months, City mechan-


ics have been working in their free time to build a
new bridge and last week they completed the task.
Last Thursday morning, the new footbridge was
placed into position by two City cranes and the
approaches finished in concrete. The photo above
shows City Street Superintendent Dot Hadden, right
and mechanic Cliff Shearer, leveling the approach
to the new bridge as the crane settles it into position.
The new bridge has a steel frame-work under a
walk-way of heavy wooden planks. The fence on
each side is to prevent small children from falling -


into the creek as they walk across.
The new bridge was built large enough to allow
pedestrian traffic for which it was designed.but
small enough to prevent riding motor vehicles
across, as they did the old bridge which collapsed,
and may very well have been what caused it to fall
in.
The bridge was originally built to allow children
walking to school to take the less-traveled Palm
Boulevard route rather than walking down
heavily-traveled' Long Avenue.
-Star photo


Bridge Still Acting Up


Buzzett Director Revival at First Baptist


A string of cars lined up on the draw
bridge at Highland View on U.S. Highway 98
has become a familiar scene during the past
three years here in the Port St. Joe area.
Last summer, the bridge was closed to
traffic for a month and a half while extensive
repairs were made to the bridge: a maneuver
which cut east and west Gulf County in half
and re-routed traffic some 30 miles out of the
way.
Last Saturday afternoon, just about
sundown, a Star photographer caught the
bridge in one of its many stuck positions, with
a line of cars waiting, patiently, to get across.
The bridge has been held in an open position
for long periods of time several times since
repairs were again initiated two weeks ago
today.
Repairs to the bridge over the past year
have amounted to more than a half million.


dollars, with more probably to come.
This time around, the word is that some
bearings in the bridge's machinery are worn
out, after being replaced last year, and must
be re-cast in a Pennsylvania foundry. The
make-shift raising and lowering techniques
are the cause in the unusual delays to traffic
when the bridge is opened.
A reliable source (not the DOT) has told
The Star the real problem with the bridge and
its delicate condition is that the foundation
has been undermined and the bridge
foundations have shifted, putting the 'machin-
ery in a bind, causing the bearings to bear an
unusual load and wear out quickly.
All of this will be taken care of in the next
couple of years with the construction of a new
high rise bridge, at a cost of $12 million to take
the place of the old undependable span.
-Star photo


of WewaBank


Gannon Buzzett, owner of
Buzzett's Drug Store, has been
elected a Director of the
Wewahitchka- State bank Wil-
liam C. Sumner, President of
the bank announced this week.
The Bank will soon have a
Port St. Joe full service
branch.
. Sumner also announced the
election of Nolan F. Treglown
as Executive Vice President
and Director of this county's
oldest bank.
Buzzett, who is originally
from Apalachicola, has been a


resident of Port St. Joe since
1951. He is active in the
business community, civic
affairs and church.
Treglown, who has twenty
five years banking experi-
ence, will move to Port St. Joe
from Chipley.
SSumner, in his announce-
ment stated "the addition of
Buzzett and Treglown to our
Board of Directors will help
our bank in our expansion
program as we seek to serve '
the entire county."


Revival services wil
Sunday, March 25 throw


Dr. N. B. Langfor


I begin at First Baptist Church. Ser-
ough 30 vices will be at 11:00 a.m. and
7:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:00
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday.
Guest evangelist will be Dr.
N.B. Langford, pastor of First
Baptist Church in Panama
City. Dr. Langford is also the
present president of the Flor-
ida Baptist State Convention.
Guest music evangelist will
be David Garrett of Mesquite,
Texas. Garrett is in full time
music evangelism and travels
extensively throughout the
United States.
Rev. Billy E. Heaton, Pastor
and Stanley E. Young, minis-
d ter of music and youth invite


everyone to attend these ser-
vices.


David Garrett


Feasibility Study Good; Apply for $28 Million Loan


The Port St. Joe Port
Authority wasted no time this
week. After being advised in a
special meeting in Tallahas-
see last Thursday that the
feasibility study made by the
Coloney Company, showed
proposed port activities and
installations being made by
the Authority would be highly
profitable, the Authority im-
mediately applied for a $28
million loan from Farmers
Home Administration to begin
work on the extensive plans.
In Thursday's meeting, the
Port Authority and Farmers
Home Administration officials
were told in Tallahassee that
the complete plan as outlined
by the Port Authority to utilize
area production of seafood,
poultry and grains for foreign
export could show a financial
surplus of $600,000 a year
when in operation. 'This put
us in business", Port Author-
ity chairman George Tapper
said. Further progress of the
port plans, estimated to be in
he neighborhood of a $50
iilion installation, hinged on
Outcome of the feasibility
dy. The study was, in
effect, a survey of producers
who would be interested in


using the facility and a deter-
mination of just how much
product they would put
through the port.
Another factor in the study
was that local plans are to
have most producers put
money into the venture in the
way of installations and bond
purchasers. "If they put their
money up, they will use the
port", Tapper has said at
several meetings in the past.
Immediately after last
Thursday's meeting, the Port
Authority made the applica-
tion for the loan for the first
phase of the project. Monday
saw the signing of the applica-
tion which had been drawn up
over the week end by FmHA
officials in Tallahassee.
Tuesday, the application
was taken to Gainesville for
approval on a state level. The
application then goes to Wash-
ington for a final decision. The
application is expected to
make its way to Washington
this week.
FURTHER STUDY
The next step in the project
is now to receive bids from
engineering firms to begin
preliminary design, obtain
permits, seek out additional


funds for construction and do
the design, call for bids and
supervise construction.
The Coloney Company, re-
presented Monday by Dave
Scott of the Tallahassee of-
fice, offered the services of his
firm to begin looking for addi-
tional funds on his own, with
his firm to be paid only if he
found more funds or if his firm
was hired for the future work
on the project.
Chairman Tapper thanked
Scott for this offer but said the
Port Authority had best not
obligate itself in any manner
until they take bids from engi-
neering firms and get one
under contract. "We're going
to do this thing by the book",
Tapper said.
Monday, the Port Authority
immediately agreed to call for
bids from engineering firms to
do the future design work. The
bids will be received in April.
Don Taylor, representing
Farmers Home Administra-
tion, was present at the meet-
ing Monday and told those
present the project was eligi-
ble for funds from his agency
and offered to do what he
could to see that financing was
approved as soon as possible


Port Authority members are shown signing an application for a $28 million
loan from Farmers Home Administration Monday afternoon, while part of the
committee on the port planning project look on. Seated from left to right are
Authority members: Bill Whaley, Ed Ramsey, Chairman George Tapper and


B. Roy Gibson, Jr. Looking on, left to right are: Tommy Pitts, Cqunty
administrative assistant, George Duren, Rex Buzzett, Bill Branch, County
Commission chairman, Don Taylor, FHA representative, Wesley R. Ramsey,
David Scott of the Coloney Company, Frank Pate, Bill Lyles and Billy Joe Rish.





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With the County .Commission
: getting ready to possibly float a big
bond issue to pave many of the roads
f'. in our county which need surfacing
and resurfacing, it is-the responsibil-
: ity of all of us to give the-
S Commissioners our input as to which
Roads need surfacing the most.
S The County has a list of
Priorities from which they will
S work; but the list they now have is
j drawn up so it takes into considera-
Stion where a paving project is
*, needed as much as how long it has
- been needed. In other words, the list
Sis drawn uip to get roads in the
i Wewahitchka district in one parcel,
Sroads,in Port St. Joe in another and
roads in other districts in the county
;' in another. The jobs are bunched on
: the priority list to allow the paving
S contractor to do what roads he can in
a small area, reducing his moving
costs and allowing more paving
z, :projects under one year's allocated
Sounds for this purpose.
This is good business undei the
S old plan of paving, which utilized
S paving money to the county from the



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. Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 22, 1979


Priority List



having

state on an annual basis.
Under the bond plan, the Com-
missioners plan to encumber a
portion of this annual fund to pay off
bonds to pave most of the projects
all over the county at one time. Their
contention, based on the current
trend, is that the rising costs of
paving are more than the interest
they would have to pay under
bonding, thus giving the county
more paving at one time at less cost
in the long run.
The only problem is that some of
the roads low on the priority list
have been waiting for paving longer
than some at or near the top. This
presents the possibility that some
roads which have been waiting for a
long period of time may be left
off because of there they sit in
priorities. The bond fund may be
spent out before all the roads are
placed in the plan.
We think, under a bond plan,
roads should be considered on need
and the amount of time they have
been waiting and not by the present
priority list.




SProceeds


Housing.....


what they planned to do with
the property and take these
plans into consideration in
awarding the sale to any
bidder "in order to prevent
speculators buying up the
property to hold for a possible
increase in value". Rish said
the City could sell the land to a
bidder on the basis of what
would be best for the City and
the area as well as taking
price into consideration.
On Rish's opinion the Com-
mission voted unanimously to
put the property up for bid.
The location of the parcel of
land is a full block lying within
a square formed by Avenues F
and G and Hodrick and Main
Streets.
Lee said he has financing
arranged to build VA, FRA
and FHA 235 subsidized homes


and could get started imme-
diately if he is the successful
bidder on the property.
The City. has been looking
for someone to develop homes
or apartments on the site for
some four or five years but
have not been able to come up
with anyone who had suffi-
cient financing to do the
project.
ROOFING NEEDS
After about five or six years
of hiring the services of one
roofer after another in an
attempt to stop the roofs of the
Centennial Building and Stac
House from .leaking, the City
Commission has decided to
stop trying to get the leaks
stopped and put entire new
roofs on both buildings.
Three bids were presented
to the City Tuesday night to do


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the job. The bids turned in
were from $19,380 to $30,744 on
specifications outlined by the
City's building inspector, E.
F. Gunn. The bids will be
studied for 30 days before
any final decision is made as"
to which contractor will get
the job.
The bidders, all Panama
City firms, offered 10 year
bonds on their jobs.
OTHER BUSINESS
In other items of business,
the Commission:
-Agreed to a zoning vari-
ance for the Wewahitcka State
Bank to allow them to place a
temporary bank building on
their property for a period of
nine months while their per-
manent building is under
construction.
-Agreed to advertise for a


variance of one foot and one
inch on each side of a proposed
home to be built by Norman
M. Sulzer on Palm Boulevard.
-Took under consideration
a request from Clerk Charles
Brock to buy a new and larger
computer bookkeeping ma-
chine for the City Hall.
-Received an agreement
from the Gulf County Com-
mission to pay that portion of


a 201 study to be made in south
Gulf County outside the city
limits of Port St. Joe if the -
study includes White City. The -
201 district presently stops at
the Intracoastal Canal and an
attempt is being made to
extend it to include White City.
The study is being made to
ascertain the feasibility of
putting in a sewage collection
system in the area.


A Layman's View


Bible Notes

By BILLY NORRIS


John 14:6 Romans 6:23
Key Word: Jesus is life
(John 14:6) "Jesus saith
unto him, 'I am the way, the
truth, and the life: no man
cometh unto the Father, but
by me.' "


agree with Education Super- tests. If a senior can't pass eighth
nt Ralph Turlington that he grade work, he shouldn't receive a
go ahead with plans to diploma.
ent the literacy tests and We were pleased to note recent-
rogression plan as planned. ly that black leader Jesse Jackson
ton and his agency have been agrees with us, thus taking some of
considerable pressure to the steam out of the claim of
nplementation of the plan for Florida's Jesse McCrary that the
a year on the basis that it tests are prejudicial.
prejudicial. Rev. Jackson feels as most of us
iply put, the plan, adopted do, that the only reasonable way a
iree years ago, would require,; person can.expect to get ahead is to,.
pupif should meet ;certain prepare himself for the future and
ds before he advances in get an education.
nd before he can receive, a We feel the tests give at least
hool diploma. some incentive for a student to
lington announced last week buckle down and absorb at least
te would go ahead with its some of what is placed before him to
learn. Rev. Jackson, in all his
tests aren't hard. We are speeches, exhorts his listeners to
school people that any eighth learn, work and apply themselves. If
working on his grade level, they do this, they can surely pass the
be able to pass the senior necessary tests with no problem.


(Romans 6:23) "For the
wages of sin is death; but the
gift of 'God is eternal life
through Jesus Christ our
Lord."
In many places God's Word
attests to the fact that Jesus is
Life. To be born again, belief
in Jesus is the beginning of
this Life. Life in Jesus is a
continuing experience from
the moment of re-birth and on
through eternity. The physical
death means absolutely noth-
ing in relation to this life in
Jesus. Our spirit just takes on
the unlimited freedom off
Heaven.
The Bible tells us that God
gave dominion to Adam over
everything on the earth. Adam
gave this authority over to
Satan. Jesus had to come to
pay the price of redemption
from the penalty of sin.
He died, stayed in the
physical death three days and
rose again in victory. When he
arose He was in possession of
the keys of hell and death.
(Rev. 6:18) We can now
through acceptance of Jesus
as our Savior have our Spirit
Man resurrected (Life contin-
uing through eternity in the
presence of Jesus).
Romans 6:23 notes that the
"wages of sin is death."
Without our acceptance of
Jesus as Lord and Savior the
physical death now passes us
on into the continuing spiritual
death, to be spent through
eternity in Hell with Satan and
his angels (Matt. 25:41).
So just as the Re-Born Life
in Jesus is a continuing
experience forever, the person
that never accepts Jesus as
Savior and dies physically
experiences continuing spirit-.
ual death forever. Jesus paid'
the price for your and me.
Don't let it be in vain.


SALTY
SALLY


Thieves Rip-off Campgrounds


Thieves visited the Ski-
Breeze Camp Grounds some-
time during the night between
Sunday at 11:00 p.m. and
7:00 a.m., Monday morning
and took several small items
from four different families


staying at the camp, accor-
ing to the office of Gulf County
Sheriff Ken Murphy.
Sheriff's Deputy James
Mock, who investigated the
case, said several trailer
jacks, a fan, several bags of


fruit and some tools were
taken.
Mock told The Star Tues-
day, "We have a good idea
who did it and we're just
getting some more evidence
together."


ETAOIN SHRDLU


By: Wesley R. Ramsey


IN THE DAYS gone by, people didn't mark'
time by remembering, "This is the night 'Lou
Grant' or 'Mash' or 'Lawrence Welk' comes on".
They remembered the weeks and marked their
favorite day by the day "The Saturday Evening
Post" or "Grit" came out.
"The Saturday Evening Post" now comes
out only once a month and "Grit'r still prints
once a week. The 'Post' was sold back in the late
'50's to a group which was going to change its
facade from a strictly entertainment magazine
to one which was relevent for the day. They went
busted and the 'Post' was revived recently under
its old facade as a monthly.
From the appearance of the 'Post' now its
advertising lineage and the articles it carries -
I would say the 'Post' was making it.
The 'Grit' never changed drastically and it is


still a strong publication, coming out every
week. The 'Grit' still tells the news items one
doesn't see on TV, in the daily newspapers or the
slick magazines. In doing this, it has retained the
weekly newspaper flavor on a national level,
giving witness to the fact that people still love the
weekly newspaper which tells the weekly news.
Maybe this is also the reason the community
weeklies in the land are still growing and doing
well amid so much competition from other
media. The weekly newspaper has a unique story
to tell and they are the only ones around to tell it.
The larger publications don't have the space to
tell about what color the bride's dress was, or
that main street needs paving, or a multitude of
other things one finds in the weekly newspaper.
THIS MAKES US proud to be in this unique
business which meets a special need which can


be filled in no other way.

WHAT STARTED me off in this direction
this week, was an issue of "Grit" I found on the
desk Thursday morning. I had a few minutes, so
I sat down and began to thumb through the paper
and found, once again, just what kind of story
keeps the "Grit" printing.
There was a small story about a college
student at the University of Rochester, earning
four degrees simultaneously. TV would have us
believe the college students all live in "Animal
Houses", but "Grit" reminds us that some
students still go to college to get an education. To
TV's credit, they also have "The Paper Chase",
but I read where it is in trouble with the ratings
game.
ANOTHER STORY in "Grit" told of the
re-writing of the Boy Scout manual to the old
theme of the outdoors boy, telling him how to tie
knots, survive in the wilderness and keep
physically fit while loving his country. I'll bet
you didn't know the Boy Scout manual had been
re-written a few years back to give tips on how to
live in the city and build a campfire on the
pavement, did you? As a result, Boy Scout
enrolment dropped drastically.
So, "Grit" reminds us that boys still will
follow the spirit which made this nation great.


THERE WAS the story of the kitty dish
which was found to be valued at $1,750. It was a
Lalique Annual; a collector's item.
The kitty doesn't eat out of that dish
anymore.
ANOTHER STORY told about a woman in
Los Angeles, 50 years of age, who had been
wearing dentures for five years. Suddenly, she is
cutting new teeth which makes wearing
dentures a bit uncomfortable, but which will
make the need for the dentures unnecessary if
the trend continues.
You won't see that kind of story on the NBC
Evening News.
THE "GRIT" tells us about a former truck
driver who hurt his back and now spends his time
collecting and rebuilding old stoves. He has a
building full of them and is now earning his living
selling restored antique stoves. The "Grit"
publishes "Hnry", "Nancy", "Mickey Mouse",
"Blondie" afd "Peanuts". These comic strips,
along with "Grit" have survived the changing
times, telling us that people still like some of the
old values to go along with their instant credit
and junk foods.

AND, AS "GRIT" continues on its own way,
it still publishes full page ads telling the story to
young boys that one of their number earns $8.04
in a few hours a week, peddling "Grit".
This isn't much money in this day of the 30
'cent nickle candy bar, but it is still a place
where a young boy can earn his own spending
money without having to meet government age
regulations, working hours, minimum wages
and withholding taxes.
In all, "Grit" is a little reminder of when
men were the masters of their own destinies en&^
that's a good thing to remember. We may wank
to come back to it one day.


"Batter Up I"


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Second-Class Postage Paidat Port St. Joe, Florida 3246 TO ADVERTISERS-In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold
themselves liable for damage further than amount received for such advertisement.
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 22, 1979


Gulf County School

City, County Have Projects Lunchroom Menu


Going In Ward Ridge Area
Both the City of Port St. Joe and Gulf County have property.
projects underway near Port St. Joe High School on Niles Water was run to Ward Ridge by the City several years
Road. ago when a large main was built to the new Port St. Joe High
The City is putting in a new water meter to meter water School and to Oak Grove. The community maintains its own
being sold to the City of Ward Ridge, while the County is water district, purchasing treated water from the City of
placing an additional drain pipe under Niles Road near the Port St. Joe. A temporary meter was installed when the line
school to improve the drainage in this area. was installed and is now giving trouble. Ward Ridge also paid
The City has been losing water each month and has a portion of the cost of the water main.
determined that part of the loss is through a faulty meter at
Ward Ridge. The meter measures the water going to the The temporary meter was put in because it was
development which is billed each month a bulk rate for the orginially intended that Ward Ridge would tie onto the
water used. In the photo below, City workmen are shown proposed Oak Grove system. Since Oak Grove also tied into
building a concrete box in which the meter will be placed. the City's system, the plans had to be changed.
The pipe being laid in the photo at left will supplement The county project is expected to alleviate high water
two pipes already under the road to carry off water through problems in the Ward Ridge-High School area during periods
the big drainage ditch which runs just east of the school of heavy rains. -Star photo


Mon. March 26
Pizza, orange juice, French
fries, cake and milk.
Tues. March 27
Beef on rice, buttered peas,
turnip greens, cobbler, corn-
bread and milk.
Wed. March 28
Tuna salad, crackers, let-
tuce, tomato, green limas,
cake and milk.


Thur., March 29
Country fried steak with
gravy, mashed potatoes with
butter, green peas, jello with
citrus, buttered roll and milk.
Fri., March 30
Inservice day. No school.
Menus are subject to
change, due to availability of
food.


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OBITUARIES:


*"W. O. Cathey, Jr., Dies Suddenly
William Othal Cathey, Jr., hdma. He was a native of of the First' United Methodist
55, of Mexico Beach died Memphis, Tenn. and had been Church of Port St. Joe:
Monday in Lawton, Okla- a resident of Mexico Beach for Survivors are his wife: Mrs.
ft the past 26 years. He was the Marion- C. Cathey of Mexico
owner of Cathey's Hardware, Beach; one son, William A.
formerly owned and operated Cathey of Mexico Beach; one
the Mexico Beach Grocery for daughter, Mrs.. Mary Jane
25 years; a member of the Cathey Adkison of Lawton,
Woodlawn Masonic Lodge, Oklahoma; his mother, Mrs.
Memphis, Tenn., member of William 0. Cathey, Sr. of
the Mexico Beach Chamber of Mexico Beach; one brother,
Commerce, a veteran of Lonnie Val Cathey of Pensa-
World War II, and a member cola nne sister Mr rC M
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Public

Notices
BID NO. WWP134
The City of Port St. Joe re-
quests bids for one (1) out-
board motor not less than 70
hp. Bid opening will be held
April 3, 1979. Specifications
may be obtained from the City
Clerk's Office, PO Box A, Port
St. Joe, Flordia.
-s- C. W. Brock,
City Auditor and Clerk 2t 3-22
NOTICE
Persons wishing to file as
candidates for City Commis-
sioner in the election to be held
May 8, 1979, for the following
offices: One Mayor Corfimis-
sioner, One Commissioner
Group I, One Commissioner
Group II, of the City of Port St.
Joe, Florida, must do so on or
before April 18, 1979. Forms
for filing are available in the
City Clerk's Office, Municipal
Building, Port St. Joe, Flor-
ida.
-s- C. W. BROCK,
City Auditor and Clerk 4t 3-22

ElEA


You Are Cordially Invited to Attend

LONG AVENUE

Baptist Church
Corner Long Ave. and 16th St.

SUNDAY SCHOOL ................... 9:45A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ................ 11:00A.M.
CHURCH TRAINING ............... 5:45 R.M.
EVENING WORSHIP ................ 7:00 P.M.
PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday).... 7:00 P.M.


Jerome Car. er,
Minister of Music


Parker of Mexico Beach; two
grandsons, William Brian
Cathey of Mexico Beach and
William Barrett Adkison of
Lawton, Oklahoma.
Funeral services will be
held in the First United
Methodist Church of Port St.
Joe Thursday at 4:00 p.m.,
EST, with Rev. Johnie Mc-
Curdy officiating. Interment
will follow in' the Holly Hill
Cemetery. St. Clair Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe is in
charge of arrangements.


Last Rites

for9 Mrs.

Lela Gant
Funeral services for Mrs.
Lela Dorothy Gant, 76, of 149
Avenue A who died last
Tuesday in a Panama City
hospital were held at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday in Zion Fair Baptist
Church with the Rev. Ray-
mond A. Rogers officiating.
She is survived by six sons,
Chester Gant, Adrian F. Gant,
Paul W. Gant and Ernest
Gant, all of Port St. Joe,
Moses Gant of Charleston, W.
Va., and Captain Raymond
Gant, DDS, of Okinawa, Ja-
pan; and two daughters, Mrs.
Annie G. Baker of Port St. Joe
and Naomi Lewis of Dubba,
Ga.
Interment followed the ser-
vices in-Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Funeral Home of
Panama City was in charge of
arrangements.


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"DAR Will

I '
. XIeet Next

; wednesday
S The March meeting of the
- St. Joseph Bay Chapter
S daughters of the American
S evolution will be held at the
garden Center on Eighth
SfreetMarch 28 instead of the
Sljhird Wednesday of the month
Because of the State Confer-
. fence in Panama City March
(bl-21.
tP According to Mrs. Charles
:..'rown, vice-regent and gene-
, ral program chairman of the
Chapter, the program on "Our
Florida Pocahontas" should
,: prove to be most interesting
"and enjoyable. At this time
danger Edward Nesmith of
Tort Gadsden State Park will
peak on the subject: "Build
:' our Schools on a Firm Foun-
.; nation". Another interesting
feature of this meeting will be
'a report on DAR Schools by
the chairman, Mrs. Paul
.Johnsen.
Hostesses for the March
Meeting are Mrs. George
.iber, Mrs. H.J. Brouillette,
Ci' itid Mrs. R.W. Childers.

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,jiame from their designer,
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THURSDAY, MAR. 22, 1979 TIIURSDAY. MAR. 22, 1979


Kim Ernst and Jeffrey

Powell Are Married


Announcing the marriage of
their children, Kim Ernst and
Jeffrey Powell, are Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Ernst and Mr.
and Mrs. Lavernon Powell all
of Port St. Joe.
The ceremony was per-
formed February 23 at 10:00
a.m. by the Rev. Sidney Ellis
in the St. James Episcopal
Church with the immediate
families present.


Miss Jeri Rich, center, with her mother, Mrs. Billy Joe Rich, Sr., left, and grandmother, Mrs.
E. J. Rich. -Star photo

Calling Shower Honors Miss


Jeri Rich, March Bride-elect


Miss Rebecca Jeannine Goodson


Engi


PRESCHOOL

SCREENING
For School Readiness
Open to ALL Children age 3 to 5
Screening Areas:
Vision Hearing Speech
* Development Learning Readiness

Date and Place:
Friday, April 6, 1979
First United Methodist Church,
Port St. Joe
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. E-S.T.

Friday, April 13, 1979
First Baptist Church, Wewahitchka
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. C.S.T.

Sponsors:
Gulf County School Board,
Gulf County Guidance Clinic
Bay Diagnostic and Resource System

For further information, call 227-1145


aged
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Good-
son of White City would like to
announce the engagement and
approaching marriage of their
daughter Rebecca Jeannine to
Ronald Henry Peacock, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Pea-
cock of Marianna.
The wedding will take place
March 22 at 8:00 p.m. in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Goodson.

Mission Group

H Met Monday
Mrs. Hubert Brinson was
hostess to Mission Group II of
the First United Methodist
Church on Monday with 14
members and one visitor
present.
SMrs. Eddie Mae Taylor,
Chairman, was present and
presided over the business
meeting.
Mrs. Lucille Suber gave the
devotional, reading the first
verse of the 107th Psalm "My
House shall be called the
House of Prayer but you have
made it a den of thieves."
The program was given by
Mrs. Maybel Swatts, "Taking
an Honest Look at Ourselves",
and giving her personal testi-
mony.
Mrs. Calla Gibson invited
the Group to meet with her for
the April meeting.


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Miss Jeri Rich, March
bride-elect, was honored with
a calling shower this past
Saturday, March 17, at the
First Baptist Church fellow-
ship hall. Guests called during
the hours of three to five p.m.
with gifts and best wishes for
the honoree.
Miss Rich and her mother
and paternal grandmother,
Mrs. Billy Joe Rich, Sr. and
Mrs. E. J. Rich, were all
presented with lovely carna-
tion corsages to complement
their outfits.
Hostesses for the lovely
occasion were: Mrs. Bill Fle-
ming, Mrs. A. V. Bateman,
Mrs. L. C. Davis, Mrs. Joe
Fortner, Mrs. Donald La-
France, Mrs. W. J. Herring
and Mrs. Thurman Jacobs.
Mrs. Bill Fleming kept the

bridal registry for the occa-
sion. The bride's chosen colors
of apricot and white were used
throughout the room, accent-
ing the tables, which were
covered with white orgundy
cloths.

To Wed

April 6 at

7:30 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. James T.
Wilson announce the engage-
ment and approaching mar-
riage of their daughter Cyn-
thia Jane to Clyde Edward


Summers, son of Mr. and Mrs.
James C. Summers of Port St.
Joe.
Cindy is a 1975 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and a
1978 graduate of Gulf Coast
.Community College with an
Associate of Science degree in
nursing.
Eddie is a 1974 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and is
presently employed with Ba-
sic Magnesia, Corp.
The wedding will be an
event of April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at
the Beach Baptist Chapel.
No local invitations are
being sent, but all friends and
relatives of the couple are
invited to attend.


Nursery Provided


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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Skipper


Rudine Jackson Weds

Richard Skipper Feb. 14


On February 14, 1979, Valen-
tines Day, Mrs. Rudine Jack-
son became the bride of
Richard "Skip" Skipper. They
were united 'in marriage by
Judge David L. Taunton at the
Gulf County Courthouse.
Standing with the bride was
Wyvonne Hattaway, and
standing with Skip was his
sister, Mrs. Julia Russ, of
Panama City. The Judge's
office was beautifully decor-
ated with fresh cut daisies and
mums.
The bride's chosen colors of
pink and white were used
throughout the room. The
reception, following the wed-
ding, was held in the Agricul-
ture Extension Conference
Room of the courthouse. The
table was beautifully decora-
ted with a pink table cloth and
pink strands of flowers were
placed around the table.
The bride's cake was a three
tiered wedding cake, with pink
roses made by Mrs. Ann
Williams. Punch was served
by Mildred Jones and Wyvon-
ne Hattaway. Decorations
were done by Marie Wynn.
Guests were employees of
the Gulf County Courthouse
and the Sheriff's Department,
State Highway Patrol and out
of town guests were Julia Russ
and friends. Following the
reception, the couple left for a
brief honeymoon. They are
now residing at 506 9th Street.


The bride is a recent grad-
uate of Port St. Joe High
School and is employed with
St. Joe Paper Company.
The bridegroom graduated
from Port St. Joe Adult
Institute and is presently
attending Haney Vocational-
Technical Center.
The newly weds are making
their home at 306 Kilbourn
Avenue in Panama City.


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Call for appointment Monday
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8 til 5



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announces the.opening of his offices

MONDAY, MARCH 5
302 REID AVE. PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
(Across from Radio Shack)
OFFICE HOURS
9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday Thru Friday
Saturday, 9a.m. to 1 p.m.
Accepting Medicaid, Medicare, etc., and Attending
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Corner of Fourth St. & Second Ave.
Welcome Friends
SUNDAY SCHOOL ..................... 9:45A.M.
WORSHIP SERVICES ..... 11:00 A.M. 8&7:30 P.M.
CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) ......... 6:30 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday) .... 7:30 P.M.


Rev. Jerry Baker
Pastor


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CChildren
The Gulf County School
Board, Gulf County Guidance
Clinic and Bay Diagnostic and
Resource System will be co-
operating in sponsoring a
community service program
to screen pre-school children
ages three to five years for
school readiness.
S Screening will be done in the
areas of vision, hearing,
speech, development and
learning readiness. If poten-
tial problem areas are found,
the screening team will help
parents with follow-up re-
commendations.
Each child who is screened
must be accompanied by a
parent or legal guardian.
The screening is conducted
at no cost to the parents and is


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April 6 <
open to all pre-school children,
ages three to five.
This program is being con-
ducted to assist parents in the
early identification and pre-
vention of school related dif-
ficulties. All parents will wish
to take advantage of the
program regardless of sus-
pecting school related prob-
lems with their child.
Two pre-school screening
clinics will be held. One will be
held on Friday, April 6 at the
First United Methodist
Church in Port St. Joe. A
second clinic will be conduct-
ed on Friday, April 13 at the
First Baptist Church in Wewa-
hitchka. Both clinics will be
conducted from 9:00 a.m., to
3:00 p.m.


A V


Feted with Shower

Miss Vicky Richards was the inspiration for a lovely
Coffee Shower this past Saturday, March 17. Guests called
between the hours of ten to twelve a.m. at the home ,of Mrs.
S Johnie McCurdy, at 909 Constitution Drive. Hostesses for the
coffee were: Mrs. Billy Barlow, Mrs. Leonard Belin, Mrs.


Paul Blount, Mrs. Herman Dean, Mrs. Lamar Faison, Mrs.
Joe Johnson, Mrs. W. F. Johnson, Mrs. Johnie McCurdy,
Mrs. Clifford Sanborn, Mrs. James Tankersley and Mrs.
Mark Tomlinson.
Shown in the photo above, from left, are: serving coffee,
Gayle Harper, Mrs. Johnie McCurdy, the honoree, Mrs.
Hubert Richards, Mrs. Sam Lanza, mother of the prospec-
tive groom, Mrs. Fred Sayers, sister of the prospective
groom, and Mrs. C. T. Richards, grandmother of the bride-
elect.


Monique Pierce

& Tankersley In

Who's Who In

Music 78-79
The 1978-79 edition of Who's
Who in Music will carry the
names of two students from
Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
School who have been selected
as being among the country's
most outstanding high school
music students.
Chris A. Earley, Guidance
Director, head of the school's
nominating committee and
the editors of the annual
directory have included the
names of these students based
on their music ability, acade-
mic achievement, service to
the community, leadership in
extracurricular activities and
future potential.
Student named this year
from Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
School are: Paula Elizabeth
Tankersley, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James L. Tanker-
sley, and Rosa Monique
Pierce; daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Tracy Pierce.


Richards Lanza


Final Plans Told


Our joy will be more com-
plete if you can share.in both
the marriage of our daughter,
Vicky Lisa to James Christo-
pher Lanza, and the reception
which will follow in our home.
The ceremony, officiated by
the Rev. Johnie W. McCurdy
and directed by Mrs. Carl
Williams, Mrs.. Emory Tra-
wick and Mrs. Coy Williams,
will begin at 6:00 p.m. this
Saturday, March 24, in the
First United Methodist
Church.
The bride will be attended
by her matron of honor, Mrs.
Nancy Little, sister of -the
bride from Tallahassee, and
the following bridesmaids:
Mrs. Gayle Harper, sister of
the bride from Destin, Mrs.
Tina Sayers, sister of the


groom from Huntsville, Ala-
bama, Miss Alicia Williams
and Miss Carla Williams,
cousins of the bride from Bell,
Fla., Miss Jan Williams cou-
sin of the bride from Donald-
sonville, Georgia, Miss Tavia
Copenhaver of Tallahassee
and Mrs. Carol Rich of Port
St. Joe.
Misses April Little, niece of
the bride, and Martina Sayers,
niece of the groom, will be
flower girls. Master Jeffrey
Little, nephew of the bride,
will be the ringbearer.
Vince Lanza, of Huntsville,
Alabama will be his brother's
best man. Other groomsmen
will be: Jeff Lanza, Nick
Lanza, Tim Lanza and Fred
Sayers, all from Huntsville,
Alabama, Frank Harper of
Destin, Kirk Dillon and T.A.
Robinson from ,Auburn, Ala-
bama.
Emory Trawick of Jackson-
ville and Gil Williams of
Tallahassee will serve as
ushers.
Special music will be ren-
dered by Billy Rich, Jr. and
guests will be greeted by Mr.
and Mrs. T.W. Hinote of
Opelika, Alabama and Bill
Williams of Donaldsonville,
Georgia.
We invite you to worship
with us and witness their
vows. If you are unable to
attend, we ask your presence
in thought and prayer.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert
Earl Richards

White City
VFD Has Call
The White City Fire Depart-
ment responded to a woods
fire in the Howard Creek
area on Tuesday afternoon of
last week. The fire was
threatening two homes in the
community.
The blaze was quickly ex-
tinguished without damage to
the structures.

Revival at
College Park
Rev. Jimmy Robbins will be
the evangelist speaker next
week at the College Park
Church of God in Wewahitch-
ka when the church will begin
revival services.
Services will begin Sunday
night at 6:30 CST. The public
is invited to attend all servi-
ces.

Gospel Sing at
College Park
There will be a gospel sing
Saturday, March 24 at 7:00
p.m. CST at the College Park
Church of God in Wewahitch-
ka.
The Corbin family from
Cottondale will be the featured
singers. Rev. Jeter, pastor of
the church, invites the public
to attend.





Pal meaning friend is from
the gypsy word for brother.


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 22, 1979


PAGE FIVE


Dee Ann Young, Joanna Barnes and John Ballard.'


15 Children Collect $690


In Read It! Program


Fifteen members of the Port
St. Joe Elementary School
participated in the "Read It!
Read It!" drive to help the
Gulf County Association for
Retarded Citizens. The chil-
dren solicited sponsors who
pledged money for each book


they read. The 15 children
together collected $690.00 to
aid the local association..
In the accompanying photo,
Joanna Barnes, center, Direc-
tor at the Adult Activity Cen-
ter, awards prizes to Dee Ann
Young and John Ballard. Dee


Ann collected the most money
in the project, $318.50, and
read 35 books. John Ballard
was second runner-up with
amount of monies -collected,
with $132.00, however, he read
50 books.


K.'.J' g -: .. t t'~1, ". ,: in 1 .
to be used in the library. The Port St. Joe:
Library now possesses a number of books:
B o o s with large print, records, cassettes andi
O O k talking books for the the blind and physi-
cally handicapped.
PRESENTS BOOKS-Mrs. Harold Bey- The Presbyterian Women presented the:
er, representing the Presbyterian Women of two books as a Christian Community Service
The Church, is shown giving Mrs. Robert project, of which Mrs. Hugh White is:
Faliski, local librarian, two large print books chairman. -Star photo


New Bank Service

Florida First National Bank
is now offering a new service
to its customers, and they
have been busy all this past TWO GREAT
week telling civic clubs about V A
their new Florida Credit plan.
Last Thursday, bank presi- B ED V A
dent Ted Cannon and vice-
president Mrs. Verna Baxley BY
told the Rotary Club about the
new plan. Friday, Cashier
Charles Measamer presented
the new idea to the Merchants 'L -. a m isr
Association and Tuesday, ,1 SUBURBAN
Measamer appeared before ..T
the Kiwanis Club with his TWIN REGENT
story. Twin Size
Basically, the new Florida
Credit is a revolving credit --
plan, which works much like PI -6 1--
charge cards, except the user FULL each pie
uses his own personal check to F
make his own instant loan out -
on.%= "7
approved by the bank for ,-,'.-' 'I
Florida Credit and had his e5
loan limit set (from $500 to .
loan as the need arises and
repays it on a monthly basis. ,
The customer is billed each
month with his bank state- .. ....KING -1s
ment.
Interest charges on the I t'__
Florida Credit plan is 15
percent as opposed to 18
percent on charge cards. VTA PEDIC ROYALa
Minimum monthly payments
are five percent of the balance TWIN SIZE ............................ 94 ea.
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of the customer having to
make a small loan.
There is no set-up fee to the
plan. Applications are avail-
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Anyone desiring further in-
formation on the program
may call the Gulf County
Guidance Clinic at 227-1145.

DeMolay

Holds Degree
The Scotty Hutton Chapter
of'the Order of DeMolay from
Panama City will hold a
degree in Port St. Joe Lodge
No. 111on Saturday, March 24
at 7:00 p.m. All Master
Masons are urged to attend
this meeting.
Port St. Joe Lodge is in the
process of starting a DeMolay
Chapter for boys between the
ages of 13 and 21 years of age.


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the right price: (1) one mile
from turnoff on the Cape;
(2) over 4000 feet fronting
the Gulf, extending to Hwy.
30, towards Indian Pass
from the curve. Signs on
property.


INDIAN PASS
Almost new home quiet
location & close to beach.
3 bdrm, 2 bath, living rm,
dining area, cen. h&a,
covered carport w-utility
rm, 9x12' storage shed in-
cluded. Priced in mid 30's.


PORT ST. JOE


Investment opportunity, 3
rental units or live in one
and let the income help
make the payments. Consi-
der the shortage of rentals
in Port St. Joe, and call us
for further information.

Nice location, 3 bdrm, 2
bath home on large corner
lot, living rm w-dining
area, den, eat-in kitchen,
Utility rm. 2111 Palm.

Nice starter home 2 bdrm,
1 ba., living rm, den or 3rd
bdrm. Bedrooms freshly
painted. 523 7th St. $18,950.

1912 Juniper, excel. corner
Slot, 1400 sq. ft. of comfort-
able living. 3 bdrm, Ig. LR
and DR, 2 big porches.
Pay equity and assume
:low payment loan, or re-
finance, FHA, VA or con-
:ventional. $4,000 below ap-
praisal.


3 bdrm, 1 bath, den, com-
fortable block home. Fen-
ced back yard. New water
and sewer lines. Large win-
dow a-c, attic fan. .119 West-
cott Circle.

Almost new brick home 3
bdrms, 1'z baths, plus en-
closed play area easily con-
verted to den. Central heat,
Ig. window a-c. 2004 Juni-
per.
Corner grocery store with
all fixtures and inventory,
operating profitably owner
retiring this may be your
chance to OWN your very.
own business. We have all
information operating
statement available.


Room for a large family 4
bdrm, 2 ba., living rm,
dining rm, large den, porch
& utility area, new roof.
Nice corner lot 1201 Palm


-- MEXICO BEACH
ont 4 bdrm, 2 5 acres M-L with DW Tif-
npletely remodel- fancy MH, cen. h&a, car-
cen. h&a, large port, deep well & city water,
orch facing Gulf, off 386A.
npletely furnished
washer and dry- Lovely beach home. 3 bdrm,
ne home with a 2 bath, living rm w-fire-
iew. 13th & U.S. place, dining, kitchen w-all
the extras, cabana rm w-
shower, office, covered
ting Almost new patio w-greenhouse area,
ome on 2 lots. 3 cen h&a, Circle Dr.
ba, liv, rm w-stone
, dining area, en- Dock your boat in your own
)uble garage, c-h&a back yard! Beautiful 3
ig thru-out. Well bdrm, 2 bath home on canal.
ry reasonable utili- Living rm w-cathedral ceil-
Grand Isle. ing and fireplace, separate
dining rm, large patio,
L4th .Jom Gulf. double garage 36th St.
i r they're h
onye. Mobile home ready for a
new owner. Everything in-
cluded from vacuum to lots
ler lot -quiet neigh- of wicker on your 24'x16'
Furnished 2 bdrm, Florida rm-den w-elec. fire-
obile home. Come place. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, living
peace and quiet rm, eat-in kitchen. You'll
r you. Georgia and have to see this for yourself.
e. Alabama Drive.


-- ST. JOE BEACH


' Use your own final touches.
Partially finished 3 bdrm,
1 bath home, large living
rm, kitchen and family rm
Scombo, garage & utility rm.
On 75x100' cleared lot. Ad-
joining corner lot may be
purchased with home. Cor-
ner Americus & DeSota.



Price reduced! Duplex
only 2 blocks from the
beach. Excellent income
opportunity for interested
investor. Columbus St.
$22,800. Owner will accept
second mortgage as part
of the.purchase price.'


Just one house back from
beach on Gulf St. Two
bdrms, one bath, block
construction. Large glass-
ed in porch, newly paint-
ed. $21,000.

Hate to be cooped up? Relax
on your 16x60' screened
porch in rain or shine! This
2 bdrm. 1 bath furnished
mobile home has it. Corer
Alabama & Santa Anna.

2 story home with lots of
charm on 50x75' lot. This
home could be made into a
showplace by talented buy-
er. Adjoining lot available,
50x175'. To sell separately
or together. Santa Anna just
off 98.


COMMERCIAL

Reid Avenue, red brick
building with 6100 sq. ft., 30
rooms, 17 baths. Financing
available at 8 percent.

BEACON HILL
1st St., between 4th & 5th,
two cleared lots with build-
ing easily converted to a
beach house. A bargain at
$16,000.00. If you've been
looking for a place at the
beach, better see this soon.

WHITE CITY
Approximately 1 and a
third acres of beautiful
land with good garden
space and large trees, 3
bdrms, 2 baths, with deep
well, air conditioner. $29,-
000.

1920 sq. ft. metal building in
excellent condition. On 100'x
150' property. Would be an
ideal location for a conveni-
ence store in the front of the
building, and a laundromat
in the back portion. Selling
below replacement cost.
$22,000.

Brick 3 bdrm, 2 bath home,
garage, chain link fence.
Low down payment, ar-
range own financing, seller
will take a 2nd mortgage.
$23,500.

Remodeled 4 bdrm, 2 bath
home on 1.6 acres. Living
rm, den w-fireplace, din-
ing area, eat-in kitchen,
utility rm, storage shed in
back. Located on Hwy 71.
$32,000. Terms, $6,000
down and owner will fi-
nance balance at 9 per
cent.


WEWAHITCHKA
Modern 3 'bdrm, 2 bath
brick home on 13/ acres.
Over 3500 sq. ft. which in-
cludes beautiful 1 bdrm, 1
bath apt. which may be
used as part of the main
house to accommodate a.
large family. Located at
the end of Tupelo St.,
priced in mid 50's.

Beautiful 2 year old brick
home in fine' location on 1/2
acre lot w-9 large pecan
trees. 3 bdrm, 2'/2 bath, den
w-fireplace, cen h&a, carpet
& vinyl thrubut. This is a
fine home looking for a new
owner. Just off W. River Rd,
1 block from IGA Store.

BEACH LOTS
Waterfrt lot now avail-
able 5jAla;(i 70 ft.
Gulf fLa' tMI rPonce
deLeon.

Commercial lots 90x190',
120x90' and 85x170' in Mexi-
co Beach Business Center.
Large commercial lot 275'
frontage on Hwy. 98, 320' on
canal strategic corner on
seagoing canal.

Between U. S. 98 and Gulf.
168' on water, 164' on high-
way, over 250 feet deep.
Prime investment at $42,-
000.00.


648-5011

ELDON B. MILLER, REALTOR Associate Patty Miller

Associates -

Sherrie Zyski Aft Sandra Clenney A Jim Clement

229-8494 Hours: 229-6310 Hours: 648-5482


1829 Hwy. 98 MEXICO BEACH

Route 3, Box 167A Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456


App. 1.20 acres of cleared
property located at Over-
street, Fla. with 2 wells, a
pump, utility shed and older
Sparta mobile home located
on the property. Also a 1973 2
dr. Pinto. Call 229-8211 before
5, Mon.-Fri. tfc 1-4


Everything we touch
turns to SOLD!!
3 bedroom dwelling. Very
good condition. FHA ap-
proved. Only $700.00 down
plus closing cost. Refrigera-
tor and stove included. Sell-
ing for FHA appraised
value.

Four bedroom, frame house
at 122 Robbins Avenue
priced at $11,000.00.

Large lot in highly restrict-
ed residential area on Mon-
ument Avenue.

HANNONINSURANCE
AGENCY
Frank Hannon, Broker
221 Reid Ave. 227-1133
3tc 3-1






Oyster bar & flea market
business. Real good location.
Could be a real money maker.
Would consider trade for any-
thing-good lease on property.
Other interest reason for sale.
Call Bill Corbin, Sr., 674-5055,
Blountstown. trc 12-7





LOST: 1 short shoulder
strap patch-work leather bag,
coltaihing pre-eription glass-"
es in original case Wesley
Grace, billfold (navy). Please
return for reward. Call 648-
8295.


SEWING & ALTERATIONS
Specializing in the mature
woman and men's wear. For
that new Easter outfit, call
229-6154
4tc 3-8

LAWN MOWER REPAIR
SERVICE
Spring is here, get those
mowers repaired and ready
to make yard work easier.
Also repairs on outboard
motors. Free pick-up and
delivery.
Call 227-1783
4tc 3-8

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
Call for
TRACTOR WORK
648-5873

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

GLEN'S CABINET SHOP
Kitchen Cabinets -.
Vanities Mill Work
Cabinet Hardware & Tops
412 Monument Ave.,
Port St. Joe
Glen Combs
229-6017
tfc 1-4



Wouldn't You Really
Rather Have Cable TV?





For Cable TV
installation In Port St. Joe
IM-U JLrl Xtmt
Phone 229-7232
Or Visit the Telephone Company
Business Office tfc 1-4


No. 1 Drive In Theater
Apalachicola. Fla.
Fri. Sat.
March 23 and 24
OLIVER' STORY
the second part of
LOVE STORY
Held Over!
Next Week
FORCE 10 FROM
NAVARRONE

1976 Suzuki 100 street bike,
great gas mileage. Phone 229-
6939. 2tc 3-22

Garage Sale: Fri. & Sat., 9-
5:30. Household items, sink,
trailer hitch, clothing, some
formals like new. Many other
items. 609 Woodward Ave.

YARD SALE: 1011 Wood-
ward Ave., Fri. & Sat., Mar. 23
& 24, 9 a.m. 7 p.m. What-
nots, windows, doors, gas fur-
nace, clothes, furniture, toys,
plants & oil paintings.

RUMMAGE SALE: 225 5th
St., Highland View, Friday
and Saturday.

GARAGE SALE: Friday, 9
til, 706 Woodward Ave. Lots of'
children's clothes and miscel-
laneous items.

Fiberglass resin, 30' W.J.
shrimp net, doors and scallop
drags; 24' shrimp boat, 200
h.p. Johnson and rocket tan-
dem trailer, all new. 648-8250.
tfc 3-1


24' 1974 Coachman travel
trailer, roof a.c., awning, fully
self contained; a 3-wheel bi-
cycle in good cond., $25.
648-5i10, Mexico Beach Trail-
er Park. 3tp 3-15

ROGERS NURSERY
Wewahitchka. Fla.
Tomato plants, pepperplants
and egg plants. 7 varieties
of tomato. Call 639-2600.
3tp 3-8


Carpentry Work D
Reasonable Rate
Jimmy Johnsor
Phone 229-8757


BACKHOE WOE
OR RENTAL
Charles H. Stephi
227-1622 or 229-80

Psychological servi
anyone with problems
to-day living. Gulf
Guidance Clinic, Port
227-1145. (24 hr.)


CAREFOOT SEPTIC
Septic Tank Clear
Phone 229-8007



SEARS IS AeS CLOS


YOUR TELEPHONE!










Sears Catalog Sales


227-1151
Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue


Going Fishing?
Stop here first
for a complete
line of

Fishing Tackle

Hurlbut Supply
306 Reid Ave.


VAR-TUNG
PAINT SALE
One Week Only
Exterior Oil Base White
$9.65 gal.
We have a good paint at
a good price for all your
painting needs.
Al Smith, 229-8827

Three year old, 7s's grey
Arabian mare, green broke,
gentle. Phone 227-1278, 8-5;
227-1355 or 227-1768 after 5.

TRAMPOLINES IN STOCK
6 FT. x 10 FT. OR ROUND. We
deliver and assemble. Terms
available. WESTERN AUTO,
219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.

DRAPERIES-Ready made
and custom made. Large sel-
ection of swatches to choose
from. Roche's Furniture and
Appliance Store, 209 Reid
Avenue, phone 227-1730. tfc 1-4

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

DRY cleaning carpets is
easier, faster and safer with
HOST. Rent our machine. St.
Joe Furniture. 227-1251.


FOR STANLEY
PRODUCE
Call Betty Gi
648-5047


Better Boy and
tomato plants, be
and hot pepper plan
Call Jean Stebel
after 4 p.m.


I MISC. FOR SALE I


tfc 10-21 Why live in the crowded
city? Move your mobile home
VHOME to peace, quiet and tran-
TS quality. Water, garbage collec-
ilbert tions, yard mowed, live lei-
surely. Gulf privileges. Only
tfc 7-15 VA approved mobile home
park in Gulf County. Ski
Homestead Breeze Meadows Trailer Park
ell, banana 9 miles southeast of Port St.
nts for sale. Joe on Hwy. C-30. Come out
at 227-1304 and enjoy the quiet. Call 229-
tfc 3-22 6105. tfc 2-22


Liquidation ol new all steel buildings
40x72x14 '1.93 per sq. ft.
60x108x15 '2.19 per sq. 11
Call Collect 1-904-387-2889
Century Steel Buildings


one Griffin's Refrigeration &
es Air Conditioning Repair
I All Types Appliance Repair
Heating & Cooling Contractor
tfc 2-2 Electrical Contractor
Authorized GE & Hotpoint
IK Service
Phone 229-8586
tfc 3-15
ens
132 SHARPENING
Tools, Saws, Knives,
ices for Scissors
Sin day- 112 First Street, H.V.
County Call 229-6552
St. Joe. 8tp 2-8

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

tfc 11-30 Alcoholics Anonymous
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Sunday 4:00 P.M. EST
SF AS St. James Episcopal Church


Need A Reasona
Building Contrac
Call Gene Danii
229-6935



Lawn & Gardening
Feed Lawn Mov
Small Engine Rep
Economy Motor
Garden Cente
301 Hwy. 98 H.N
229-6001
tfc


"I think it was something



kills bugs for

up to six moi
and sves you about S 1
in costly pest control ser
Use of Sprayer fre
purchase of Rid-A
HURLBUT SUPPLY'
306 Reid Aven
.Port StJo Flo


ble
tor?


IH PWA


The Gulf County CETA Pro-
gram has positions open as an
Interviewing Clerk at the
Florida State .Employment
Service Office. Mr. Jim Bell,
Florida State Employment
Specialist, will interview ap-
plications and make a selec-
tion.
Application can be obtained
at the Gulf County CETA
Office at 411 Reid Ave. Appli-
cation must meet CETA quali-
fications.

POSITION AVAILABLE
Gulf County Senior Citizens
Association is accepting ap-
plications for the position of
Project Director. Job descrip-
tion, qualifications and appli-
cation may be obtained upon
request by writing P. O. Box
248, Port St. Joe, Florida, or
calling 229-8181.
2t 3-15






Anyone knowing the where-
abouts of Mrs. Ruth Jeffery
please contact Mrs. Green, 6
Wintergreen Dr. West, Mel-
ville, NY 11747. 2t 3-15


els There will be a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe
5tp3-1 Lodge No. 111, F. & A.M.,
every first and third Thursday
at 8:00 p.m.
Needs J. L. SIMS, W.M.
ver & J. P. Cooley, Sec.
)airs
s & R.A.M.-Regular convoca-
r tion of St. Joseph Chapter No.
V. 56. R.A.M. 1st and 3rd Mon-
days, 8 p.m. All visiting com-
c 4-28 panions welcome.
E. E. WEEKS, H.P.
E. William McFarland, Sec.

NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, at its regular meeting
on April 10, 1979, at 9:00 A.M., E.S.T., In
the County Commissioners Room at Gulf
County Courthouse. Port St. Joe, Flor-
Sate." ida, will consider the adoption of an
Ordinance with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING
THE OPERATION OF MOTOR VE.
HICLES ON CERTAIN PUBLIC
BEACHES IN GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR EX-
CEPTIONS; PROVIDING. FOR
ths PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS;
nth, REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES
O0 Y*r OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND
**ic. PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
with DATE.
Dated this 13th day of March, 1979.
k-Bug Board of County Commiss;oners,
Y CO. Gulf County, Florida,
.s- Billy Branch, Chairman
ue Attest: George Y. Core. Clerk
rida 2t 3-15


For Rent: 3 bedroom house,
unfurnished. Call after 5, 229-
6317. tfc 3-22

3 bdrm unfurnished home in
Mexico Beach. Lease & dam-
age deposit required. Phone
Panama City 785-0509. 3tp 3-15

Beautiful Spanish design
12x65' furnished mobile home,
2 bdrm, 1/2 bath, available
March 29. Come to Ski Breeze
Campsites, Hwy C-30. 2t 3-15

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 Reid Ave.
tfc 3-16

THAMES HOTEL
Daily Weekly .-
Monthly Rates
Air Conditioned
Television
302 Reid Ave. 229-8723
tfc 1-4

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


NOTICE OF LEGISLATION
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of
intention to apply to the 1979 session of
the Florida Legislature for passage of an
act creating and organizing a fire
district in Gulf County. Florida, In the
following area:
Commence at the Southwest corner
of Section 36, Township 7 South,
Range 10 West, Gulf County, Flori-
da, for a Point of Beginning; thence
run in an Easterly direction along
the South line of said Township 7
South to the East boundary of Gulf
County. Florida; thence meander
the East boundary of Gulf County,
Florida, in a Northerly direction to a
point of Intersection with the South
boundary line of Township 5 South;
thence run in a Westerly direction
along the South boundary line of
Township 5 South to the Northwest
corner of Section 1, Township 6
South, Range 10 West; thence run In
a Southerly direction along the West-
ern boundaries of Sections 1, 12, 13,
24, 25 and 36 of Township 6 South,
Range 10 West, to a point; thence
continue In a Southerly direction
along the West boundary lineof Sec.
tons 1. 12, 13, 24, 25and 36of Town-
ship 7 South, Range 10 West, to the
Point of Beginning;
naming said fire district the Howard
Creek Fire District; providing for the
levy not to exceed one-half mill of the
assessed value of real property within
said district; providing for the appoint-
ment of fire commissioners and setting
forth the duties and rights of said
commission.
Dated this 20th day of March, 1979.
BOARD of COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: Billy Branch, Chairman
Attest: George Y. Core, Clerk
It 3.22
OFFICIAL NOTICE
The Port St. Joe PAt Authority of Port
St. Joe, Florida, Is Inviting consulting
firms to submit qualifications and state-
ments of experience for the preparation
of final construction plans and specifica-
tions and constructions management
services for a new deep water port
facility to be located at Port St. Joe,
Florida. All services required will be
based on existing concepts, feasibility-
evaluation and comprehensive prelimi-
nary engineering.
Services will include, but not neces-
sarily be limited to, surveys, hydro-
graphics, plan preparation, estimating,
construction supervision, project sc.e-
duling, permitting services, general
consultation as to port management nd
operation, and other related services.
Only one copy of the firm's presenta-'
tions Is required, stating experience,
background of firm, key personnel
available, availability of service from
the standpoint of geographics and
experience with deep water marine port
experience. Copies as to project scope
will be available upon request.
Selections of firm will be made in
accordance with Florida Law, Chapter
287.055. Proposals should be submitted
on or before 5:30 P.M.., April 23, 1979, to
Port St. Joe Port Authority, P. 0. Boxb
280, Port St. Joe. Florida 3245
.-. George G. Tapper, -j
P. 0O. Box 280
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456


Waterfr
bath cor
ed, new
screen p
sells con
including
er. A fi
perfect v
98.

New Lis
brick he
bdrm. 2
fireplace
closed do
carpeting
built, ver
ty bills.

CanalQ
Idea lJ
almV a:

Nice corn
borhood.
1 bath m
see what
can do for
Tennesse


--


t.i-..


1968 4 door Bel Air Chevro-
let, good cond., $350. Call 229-
8747. tfc 3-22

75 Chevrolet, longwheel
base pickup, 350 eng., power
brake, auto trans. Call 227-
1234. tfc 2-22

1966 Cadillac sedan Deville,
4 dr., good cond., $700 or best
offer. 648-5332.
tfc 1-18

1974 Ford ton truck V-8,
auto. trans., air, power steer-
ing & brakes, AM-FM stereo
with CB radio, cruise control,
auxiliary gas tank & camper
shell, extra clean. Can be seen
at 301 Reid Ave. from 9 to 5:30 .
or 110 Sunset Circle after store
hours. 227-1813. 2tc 3-15

MISC. FOR SALE

Four family yard sale, Sat.,
March 24, 9-5, 401 Woodward
Ave. Itp

REWARD-Lost dog, white
with black spots beagle mix,
wearing flea collar. Answers
to Tippy; gentle child's pet.
Call The Star, 227-1278. Itp


Public Notices
NOTICE TO RECEIVE BIDS
GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
TO: All Interested Insurance Compan-
ies and.or Agents
SUBJECT: Employee Group Hospitali-
zation, Surgical-Medical and Ma-
jor Medical Insurance; Employee
Group Life and Accidental Death j
and Dismemberment Insurance
You are invited to submit written
proposals, using bid specifications which
are to be secured in the office of Super-
intendent, Gulf County School Board,
Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.
It will be the responsibility'of the pro-
poser to deliver or mail the proposal to
the office of GULF COUNTY SCHOOL
BOARD, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
32456, on or before March 30, 1979.
Envelopes should be marked:
SEALED BID--EMPLOYEE
GROUP INSURANCE .
The School Board reserves the right to ,
reject any and all bids. ,
2t 3-15

NOTICE OF LEGISLATION
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Of Inten-
tion to apply to the 1979 session of the
Florida Legislature for passage of an
amendment to the current law, Ch. C-65-
905, Florida Special Acts of 1965, which
amendment will reduce the size of the
mesh from two inches (2") to one and
five eighths inches (1l") for shrimping
in the waters of St. Joseph's Bay and
Gulf County, Florida.
DATED this 20th day of March, 1979.
it 3-22


SERVICES I


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THE STAR. Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY. MAR. 22, 1979


PAGE SEVEN


Bump

, The Sharks played two
:games during the past week's
:baseball, action. Last Thurs-
day, the Sharks traveled to
Wewahitchka to take on their
cross county rivals. They
wasted no time getting primed
as Chuck Pollock hit a
screaming double, then,,ad-
:vanced to third off a, throwing
'error on the shortstop as
;Ronald Miller made first.
Alan Sisk then took a walk,
loading the bases. Castledara
Gant then hit into a force out,
-but as the Gators attempted to
turn the double play, Pollock
scored the first run for the
Sharks.
The Gators bounced right
back though, with a homer by


Wewa; Fall to Demons


Setterich, tying the game at
one all in the bottom of the
second inning.
The Sharks came right back
as Steve Peak hit the second
home run of the game, over
the left field fence, grabbing
the lead once again for the
Sharks.
Insurance runs were added
in the fifth and sixth innings.
David Fowler singled to left
center, then was advanced to
second on a walk to Chuck'
Pollock and later scored as
Ronald Miller bounced an RBI
single into left field.
The final run came as Tim
Beard stroked a single to
center, took second when the
center fielder mishandled the


Celebrate Birthdays

These four senior citizens all celebrated a birthday last
Wednesday at the noon meeting of the Senior Citizens Council


1

OIL and OIL FILTER SPECIAL
Includes up to 5 quarts of Ford oil, Motorcraft oil filter and installation.

Repair Order No
TOTAL SPECIAL PRICE-PARTS and LABOR


$10.04




AIR CONDITIONER CHECK
Includes: Cleaning condenser fins. adjustment to drive belts, tightening of
fittings and system check for leaks. Refrigerant and parts, and necessary
installation labor extra, if needed.
* TOTAL SPECIAL PRICE AS DESCRIBED



$4.50


Spring

Tune-Up Specials
Spring has sprung Let us put a little
spring in your Car's performance
Plus Better Gas Mileage
A properly tuned motor runs better
and will give you better gas mileage


I


ball and scored when David
Fowler drilled a ball through
the third baseman, as the
Sharks took a 4-1 victory.
Steve Peak went the dis-
tance, allowing only one run.
He chalked up six strike-outs
and gave up only three hits,
running his record to three
wins and no losses. Chuck
Beard and Chuck Pollock had
two hits each for the Sharks.
OVERCOME BY DEMONS
It wasn't temptation, but
four walks and a few timely
hits in the fifth inning which
caused the Sharks to succumb
to the Florida High Demons
last Friday.
The Sharks were on the road
to Tallahassee for the first of


their Gulf Coast Conference
games of the season.
The Sharks out-hit the De-
mons, but the fateful fifth
allowed the Demons to come
up with all five of their runs at
the Sharks' expense.
The Sharks came back in
the top of the sixth with two
runs..Tim Beard led off with a
single, Kevin Watts bounced a
double off the right center
fence, scoring Beard. Watts
then took third on a throwing
error by the Demons' short-
stop and later scored off a wild
pitch.
Too little, too late though, as
the senior right hander, Bruce
Renew bore down to end the
St. Joe threat to preserve the


at the Motel St. Joe. During the social hour, which followed
their noon meal, these people were feted with a birthday
party. Shown seated, left to right are: Mrs. Elizabeth
Montgomery and Mrs. Bessie Wimberly. Standing, from left
to right are: Julius LeHardy, Mrs. Mae Creamer, Sam
Graves and S. J. Taylor. --Star photo




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Road Runners Race Day Saturday


5-2 victory for the Demons.
Game highlights were out-
standing defensive plays: one
by Chuck Pollock, who roam-
ed to his right at first base to
glove a ball with "hit" written
all over it and get the force out
at first with David Fowler
covering the bag.
Castledara Gant ended a
mild Demon threat in the
fourth inning as he made a
diving catch in center field
gloving the ball as he slid
through the field on his
stomach.
David Fowler pitched well
enough to win, giving up only
three hits to the Demons, but
could not manage the Demons
in the big fifth inning. Tim
Beard, Kevin Watts, Steve
Peak and Ronald Miller man-
aged the four hits for the
Sharks.
GAMES THIS WEEK
The Sharks will open their
home season Thursday night
as they go against Columbia
Academy of Columbia, Tenn.,
and Friday night will play
North Florida Christian of
Tallahassee. Both games will
be played at Shark stadium
beginning at 7:30.

Bike-A-Thon Set
For Tomorrow
The Breath-of-Life Bike-A-
Thon will be held March 23 at
1:30. Any child with a $25 or
more pledge will receive a
Cystic Fibrosis T-Shirt.
The Bike-A-Thon will start
at the Port St. Joe High School
and go down Long Avenue
toward Highway 98 and return
back to the high school. For
any information call Margaret
Ray at 229-6898 or Bertha
Smith at 229-6340.

Softball
The Florida Bank Men's
softball team is holding its
third annual tournament in
Port St. Joe, March 30 and 31.
Entries are limited to 12
teams class "b" or equal with
an entry fee of $50 plus two
balls. Interested persons
should call 229-6805 or 227-1651.
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The St. Joseph Bay Road
Runners will sponsor their
first race day Saturday, with
participants coming to Port
St. Joe from as far away as'
Pensacola and Tallahassee.
The Road Runners have laid
out a 5,000 meter race course
for participants from all over
Northwest Florida to enter.
The racers hope to have as
many as 150 runners finish the
5,000 meter course in this,
their first competitive event.
All finishers will be presented
with a St. Joseph Bay Road
Runners T-shirt, which will
feature a decal of the Monu-
ment and the name of the local
club on the front.
Trophies will be given to the


top three finishers in both
male and female divisions.
Registration for the race


will be from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.,
on race day at the football
stadium parking lot.


The First
Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 GARRISON AVE. PORT ST. JOE
Invites You to Worship with Them
Ernest A. Barr, Pastor
SERVICES
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MORNING WORSHIP .................. 11:00AM
EVENING WORSHIP .................. 7:00PM
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY. MAR. 22, 1979


DCT Students Like Faison


Cranberries will keep for 4 to
' 8 weeks in your refrigerator.
Or you can freeze them with
no preparation.


DCT studentsevery year seem to come to
love and respect their instructor, Lamar
Faison.
This year was no exception, as the DCT
students gathered in the Commons Area of
the High School last Friday night to honor
their employers and their leader.
Each of the students introduced their
employers and presented them with a
certificate of appreciation. Then they all
treked to the podium to "roast" their
instructor. Using friendly jibes at Faison, the
students expressed their appreciation for
Faison who they described as their friend,
guide and example.
The Commons Area was decorated by the
students featuring plaques, pictures and
banners, proclaiming their director as
"Teacher of the Year".
As the program wound down, Tonya Allen
presented Faison with a bronze plaque which
was incribed, "Presented to Lamar Faison, in
appreciation by the DCT Class of 1979. We
love you."
Faison had nothing to say behind the king
size grin he wore.


WHAT MONEY
CAN'T BUY
SYour good health, for instance, can't
be bought. You owe it to yourself
and your family to safeguard it.
Your-biggest helper in this important
venture is your family doctor. Don't
wait until aches and pains put you
on the sick-list. Visit him regularly
,for check-ups and advice. And if
you need a prescription filled, rely
on our pharmacist. His friendly,
prompt and knowledgeable service
will help keep that one precious
possession money can't buy ...
your good health!
YOVR P a/, PHARMACY
BUZZETT'S
DRUG STORE
Ph. 229-8771 317 Williams


Tonya Allen presents Lamar Faison with
a plaque of appreciation. -Star photo


Fifth Annual Spelling Bee On Tap

Gulf County Schools will be Jacksonville for pupils from ing in a school spelling bee to held in the Commons Area
joining with 25 other North grades five through eight, select representatives from the Port St. Joe High Schoc
Florida counties next week in There were 150,000 partici- each school to take part in the beginning at 9:30 a.m.
: participation in the fifth an- pants in the annual spelling county-wide contest on Thurs- Pronouncer for the count
S fial Florida Times-Union contest. day, March 29. The winner of spell-off will be Marion Crail
S ionsored spelling bee. the March 29 spell-off will Judges for the event will t
i po; n e. Tuesday of next week, pu- represent the county in the Laura Geddie and Catherir
Last year's local winner, pils from grades five through district contest to be held in Ramsey.
a, atti Raiford, placed fourth in eight in the three schools in Jacksonville. The goals of the spelling be
(be regional contest held in Gulf County will be participat- participation are to impro
: The winner of the district ,nrd timnlatp snplling ahilit,


Public Notice


.: Due to the apparent misun-
derstanding many citizens
seem to have about the
Building Code Ordinance No.
7*-1 as advertised below, the
Board of County Commis-
sioners feel it is necessary to
ihake some explanation of
their intentions and actions in
Sthis matter. Gulf County has
hid a building code ordinance
ini force since early 1975. The
adoption of such an ordinance
was mandated to the County
Commission at that time by
the federal and state govern-
ments.
The commissioners were
told to either adopt an ordi-
nance and get an inspector or
the state would do it for us and
charge the county the costs.
The ordinance which was
subsequently adopted was ad-
vertised with almost the iden-
tical wording in the title as the
"one below, what is shown
below is merely a title. At a
later date the commissioners
were informed by state law
(Florida Statutes 320.8285)
that they were required to
perform inspections on.mobile
homes being set up in the
S county, and another ordinance
was adopted.
Very recently we were told
that it would be necessary for
Sus to adopt an energy efficien-
cy amendment (Florida Sta-
: tutes 553.904) to our code; we
also saw that it was necessary
to change our permitting fees.
: Instead of writing two new
amendments and giving us a
total of four separate ordinan-
S ces covering our building
code, it was decided to write a
single new ordinance combin-
ing all of them into one. That is
the purpose of Ordinance 79-1
whose title is'shown below.
It has never been the
intention of this Board or any
previous Board to regulate in
any way the efforts of a person
to make such improvements
.to his home as re-roofing,
putting on new siding, or
building a simple shed in his
back yard. The basic intention
of our building code is to see
that new structures are built
to insure the safety and


comfort of its occupants and
this has already been in effect
for four years. We have been
using the Southern Standard
Building Code for these past
few years and will continue to
use it. The wording shown
below is merely the title of an
ordinance adopting this Code
and it is necessary to work it
in this manner to meet the
legal requirements of public
advertising.
As to our increasing some of
the permit fees, this was done
in an effort to keep the
building inspection program
self-supporting. We could not
expect our building inspectors
to make a half a dozen
inspection trips on their per-
sonal cars for distances up to
twenty miles and'a fee of ten
to twenty dollars.
NOTICE
,NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV-
EN that the Board of County
Commissioners of Gulf Coun-
ty, Florida, at its regular
meeting on March 27, 1979, at
7:00 P.M., E.S.T., in the
Commissioners Meeting
Room, Gulf County Court-
house, Port St. Joe, Florida,
will consider the enactment of
an Ordinance with the follow-
ing title:
ORDINANCE NO. 79-1
AN ORDINANCE REGU-
LATING THE ERECTION,
CONSTRUCTION, EN-
LARGEMENT, ALTERA-
TION, REPAIR, REMOVAL,
MOVING, CONVERSION,
DEMOLITION, OCCUPAN-
CY, EQUIPMENT, USE,
HEIGHT, AREA AND MAIN-
TENANCE OF BUILDINGS
OR STRUCTURES IN THE
COUNTY OF GULF; TO
PROVIDE FOR THE ISSU-
ANCE OF PERMITS AND
COLLECTION OF FEES
THEREFORE; EXEMPTING
NON-RESIDENTIAL FARM
BUILDINGS; PROVIDING
PENALTIES FOR THE VIO-
LATION THEREOF; RE-
PEALING ALL ORDINAN-
CES OR PARTS, OF ORDI-
NANCES IN CONFLICT
THEREWITH and PROVID-
ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Dated this 27th day of
February, 1979.
Board of County Commission-
ers. Gulf County, Florida
By: Billy Branch. Chairman
Attest: George Y. Core, Clerk


event will go to Washington,
D.C., on June 4-9.
The county-wide spelling
championship match will be


of
ol,

ty
g.
be
re

ee
'e
v.


to increase vocabularies and
to help form a firm foundation
for the correct use of the
English language.


Jaycees Bringing


Circus to Town


Ticket sales for the appear-
ance here of the new Circus
Genoa have been opened by
the iPrf St. Joe Jaycees.
America's second-largest
three-ring tent circus, Circus
, Genoa will give performances
at 4:00 and 8:00 p.m., one day
only, Thursday, March 29 at
the football stadium parking
lot.
Purchasers of advance tick-
ets receive a 25 per cent
discount from showday prices
and also make a substantial
contribution to the Jaycees
worthy projects, which re-
ceive up to 50 per cent of the
proceeds. The Jaycees receive
a smaller percentage of ticket
sales on the day of the circus.
Hailed as the entertainment
world's "brightest new gem,"
Circus Genoa features more
trained wild and domestic ani-
mals than any other tent
circus on tour in the United
States-including three herds
of performing elephants. Also
offered to all patrons of the big
show without additional


charge is a huge wild animal
zoo.


Thanks

Thank you one and all who
gave generously to the drive
for mental health. Our com-
munity contributed a total of
$101.44 which benefits the
Mental Health Association of
Florida.
The Association is a group of
citizens working to promote
mental health in Florida and
all who gave are a part of this
growing effort.
I would especially like to
acknowledge the work of the
Bellringer workers who col-
lected house-to-house. They
are: Annece Lewis, Nadine
Branch, Ruth Taylor, Ann
Wood, Lovie Wood, Helen
Miles, Libby Duval and Lila
Williamson.
Very truly yours,
Mrs. Ruth Rabon
Mental Health Chair-
person


The training program for
the Gulf County Jr. Deputies
was outlined for the coming
months by Sheriff Ken Mur-
phy. Gulf County Jr. Deputies
Directors Joe Johnson and
Wanda Brown have planned a
training program which will
benefit both Jr. Deputies and
the public.
The 26 member unit com-
pleted a course in January
Taught by Bob Millen of the
Game and Fish Commission
on Game and Fish Laws and


Bow Hunting. Sgt. Steve Ward
of the Florida Highway Patrol
instructed the deputies on
traffic laws and. accident
prevention last month. March
26, Agent Allen Patterson of
U.S. Customs will start a
program on importation and
distribution of drugs, how they
get into the U.S. and what this
does to society.
Later in the summer a
Hunter's Safety Program will
be sponsored by the Jr.
Deputies, and will be open to


the public. This is a program
presented by the Game and
Fish Commission and is al-
ready underway in many
areas of the state.
The Jr. Deputies have plan-
ned some fund raising pro-
jects in the coming months to
help support the unit. Every-
one is asked to support the Jr.
Deputy Program.
'Regular meetings are held
on the second and fourth


Monday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at the Gulf County
Mosquito Control Building on
10th Street. Uniform inspec-
tions are held the first meeting
of each month. The public is
invited to visit the Jr. Deputy
meetings.

The lilac, a native of the
Orient, was not introduced
into Europe until the 16th
century.


the members of the


Church of Christ

invite you to meet with them:
Sunday Mcrrming 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.

Corner 20th St. & Marvin
For information call 229-6969


Junior Deputies Start Training


First

Presbyterian Church
Sixteenth Street and Forrest Park Avenue
Phone 227-1756

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE ........ 10:00 A.M.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS .... 11:00A.M.

Welcome to Everyone
RAYMOND G. WICKERSHAM,,Minister.
Phone 648-5205


Now Open


Davidson's


Union 76


301 Monument Avenue

Mechanic On Duty Monday
thru Saturday, 7 to 7

Full Service .... 68.9 Gal.

229-8587


Dave's Bar and Lounge


announces its grand opening


-T Saturday, March 24

Open 7 Days A Week from 8 A.M. to I A.M.


For our grand opening celebration

2 live bands will be performing

stc .,ng at 7 p.m.


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SJack



His P<
S' '' y Pat Lowrey
S :" M0os people run over snakes
atheroad but not Jack
STanner he stops and catches
them..
The 32 year old amateur
Serpetologist then ships them
to pet shops, snake-a-toriums
or zoos, or takes them home to
glass cages in his living room
to observe.
;; ,:Since he began trading in
S :eiotic snakes two'years ago,
his family has watched the
Menagerie grow to four boa
Sconstrictors and two pythons
from South America, Africa
a:nd Mexico. A gila monster,
S.lpair of iguanas, tarantula and
S.:~et rat also make their'home
S'among a host of local nonpoi-
: .soaious snakes.
Tanner's wife, Idella, and
children Jack, 10, and Denise,
S 8, share in his reptilian
interest and often make it a
family Sunday afternoon out-
ing snake hunting.
f.: "Mywife, was really touchy.
about the snakes at first, but
.now she likes them and even
.iand .:feeds the female
iguana,'' Tanner says, The
children have a scientific
respectrather than a fear as a
result of growing up with
snakes in the house. "There is
: beauty in everything if you
take time to look at it. People
rush around and really-don't
see things anymore," Tanner
add.
,: Tanner's fascination with
: reptiles began at age seven
when he brought home a black
snake for a pet. Despite
repeated whippings by his
S distraught parents over his
snake curiosity, Tanner con-
S tinued to collect and study
reptiles.
:: "I always did think differ-
ently from everybody else...I
.always cheered for the losers
: like the Indian and buffalo,"
S Tanner says. When his par-
S erits reinforced the idea that
"a good snake is a dead
snake,"'Tanner was immedi-

W, W. Davis
2 ". : : ; '- .. :,'. i

Air Force

Graduate
Senior Master Sergeant Wil-
liam W. Davis, son of Mr. and
Mrs. William J. Davis of Rt. 1,
Wewahitchka, has graduated
from the U.S. Air Force Senior
Noncommissioner Officer
Academy at Gunter Air Force
Station, Ala.
During the nine week
course, the sergeant studied
advanced management tech-
S niques, communicative skills
and behavioral science. The
academy is the Air Force's
highest professional military
school for noncommissioned
officers.
Sergeant Davis has return-
Sed to Hurlburt Field, Fla.,
where he is a fabrication
superintendent with a unit of
the Tactical Air Command.
The sergeant is a 1959
graduate of Wewahitchka
High' Sch6ol. His wife, Peggy,
is the daughter of Mrs. Velma
Sprayberry of Rt. 2, Lineville,
Ala.


"Old
friend


wine and an old
are good provisions."
George Herbert


THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 22, 1979


Scanner Loves



et Snakes


ately drawn to the mysterious
creature rather than a more
conventional pet.
After capturing 3,000
snakes, he is now a noted
authority on herpetology in
the area and is barraged by
other snake curators who
come from as far as Canada to
talk and view his collection.
"What people don't know,
they generally fear; what they
fear, they generally destroy,"
Tanner says of the wanton
killing of snakes merely be-
cause they are snakes. Believ-
ing "everything has a pur-
pose", he explains that snakes
are necessary for rodent con-
trol and keeping rivers clean
of diseased frogs and fish.
Tanner boasts of never
having been bitten by a
.venomous species although he
admits that many nonpoison-
ous. varieties inflict painful
bites. Twice he has had close
encounters when a coral
snake bit his fingernail and
when a dead rattlesnake's
fang grazed his finger.
"The odds are building
against me," Tanner predicts
concerning his luck in never
having a serious bite. Fear is
always there and his cautious
family is well-versed in snake
bite first aid procedure.
"When you're through and
have that snake in the box, you
experience a high much the
same as a race car driver
going 200 miles per hour feels
when the race is over,"
Tanner says about his fear.
"After being so close to
something that could kill you,
you have -done something
other people won't do. In your
own way, you've accomplish-
ed something," he explains.
During the summer, Tan-
ner's hobby becomes a lucra-
tive sideline at 50 cents a foot
for selling cottonmouth moc-
casins, $2 a foot for rattle-
shakes, and $5 for each coral
snake. Tanner is employed by
St. Joe Paper Company Con-
tainer Division, corrugated
box manufacturer.
Many of the cottonmouths
are shippid'-to snake-a-tor-
iums for their dry-frozen
venom to be made into anti-
venom antidote. Most of the
other snakes are,sold to pet
shops where there is a grow-
ing market for snakes and
tarantula spiders.
His most prolific hunting
comes on hot nights while
driving along dirt roads or
stalking the network of river
banks near his White City
home. Once, within a three
day period, he caught 250


cottonmouths out of the same
pothole: Tanner says that
durifig a drought, a water-
filled hole becomes a mecca
for moccasins hungry for the
minnows trapped inside.
The rarest snake in the
area. Tanner claims,is the
deadly coral snake which is
most frequently found in the
early morning of a rain day.
Rattlesnakes abound near old
wood-piles or abandoned
shacks.
He uses a long handled
aluminum scissor-like device
with a trigger which pins the
snake down on top of the head.
Catching the snake behind the
jaws, Tanner then picks it up
supporting the body length to
keep a heavy snake from
lashing and breaking its back-
bone.
Tanner carries the poison-
ous snakes in a homemade
wocdeni-box strapped across
his shoulderss by a rope. Its
hinged top must be padlocked
according to state regulations.
He- carries nonpoisonous
snakes in a pillowcase.
"( V always better to have a
buddy s system Vhen you go
snake hunting in case you are
bitten"' Tanner says, "be-
cause sometimes you pass out
and would die from lack of
firsfad *' However, he admits
that he usually goes alone as
theri ire so few people
interested in going with him.
Tanner lectures frequently
at 'the .local school on his
hobby. '"Kids are going to pick
up snakes so I try to make
them familiar with them," he
says.
""Some snakes are similar in
color -'for example the harm-
less scarlet king snake and the
fatal coral snake," Tanner
says:.in urging the average
person not to handle a snake
unless 'ybu are sure what kind
it is.
"It is.bad to go out in the
wodofSand start picking up
snakes," Tanner stresses. He
recommends interested per-
sons to study reptile bpoks or
seek advil't foim:d.alified
persons before taking.on her-
petology as a hobby.
Tanner, like other herpeto-
logists, is strictly regulated
and licensed by the Florida
Game and Freshwater Fish
Commission. Persons must be
bonded in order to apply for a
license to capture and keep
venomous snakes and are
subject to surprise inspections
from the state. Cages must be
kept clean, spacious and pad-
locked to satisfy humane and
safety regulations.


Raffield Named to Florida


Sea Grant College Panel


Gene Raffield, Raffield Fisheries, Inc., was
named recently as a member of the Florida
Sea Grant College Advisory Panel by Dr.
Hugh Popenoe, director of the college.
As a member of the panel, Gene Raffield
joins 17 others from around the state who
were asked to serve voluntarily because of
their experience and knowledge in business,
community service, conservation, trade
associations, and research.
"The Sea Grant College is a program of the
State University System," Popenoe explain-
ed. "For 1978 we received about $2.3 million in
federal and non-federal funds for promoting
the wise use and development of the state's
coastal and marine resources through
research, education, and advisory services."
According to Popenoe, the newly composed
panel, all of whom serve voluntarily, will be

Promoted

to Spec. 4
Raymond A. Rogers, Jr., n

son of Rev. and Mrs. Ray-
mond A. Rogers. Sr., recently
was promoted to Army Spe- C(
cialist Four while serving as a
automotive mechanic with the STAN L
584th Maintenance Company
at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. SUNDA
Rogers entered the Army in MORNI
November of 1977. He is a 1977 CHURC
graduate of Port St. Joe High EVENII
School. PRAYE


"Few know how to be old."
Jack Tanner and some of his pets -Star photo La Rochefoucauld


looked to for advice and assistance in
identifying and assessing local and statewide
coastal problems against which the federal
and matching state funds may be applied.
At a recent meeting of the Panel in Tampa,
Popenoe and his staff outlined research
projects currently underway in the four broad
areas of fisheries resources, coastal engineer-
ing, estuarine management, and coastal
policy as well as research which has been
proposed for the 1980 calendar year and
beyond.
"We wanted to find out from them what
they considered to be the most pressing
needs," Popenoe said. "With their guidance
and after consideration of all the proposals we
have, we'll determine the future course of
Florida Sea Grant College research."



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:PAGE TWELVE


V :- The Board of County Com-
;.mission met February 27 in
regular session with the fol-
:. owing -members present:
.Chairman William R. Branch.
immy 0. Gortman, Douglas
: .Birmingham, Leo Kennedy,
l and James L. Tankersley.
.:ip':U so present were Attorney
William J. Rish, Sheriff Ken
Murphy County Agent Cubie
:Laird, Mosquito Control Su-
;perintendent Administrative
*Assistant Tommy Pitts, Road
"Superintedent Lloyd Whit-
f;ield, and Deputy Clerk Jerry
S"Gates.
: The Attorney opened the
Meeting with prayer and led
S the pledge of allegiance to the
(lag. After reading of the
S minutes.of February 13, 1979,
Chairman Branch stated the
minutes needed to be correct-
S ed to properly reflect when he
i :left the meeting. Commission-
.: er Birminghan stated the
.minutes also needed to be
corrected to add the following
S motion made at the last
: meeting:
Commissioner Gortman
Moved the Board hire Jim
Quick as County Building
Inspector for the north end of
the County. Commissioner
-- Kennedy seconded the motion
and it passed with Commis-
sioner Kennedy, Gortman and
S Branch voting aye. Commis-
; .aioner Tankersley 'and Bir-
mingham voted 'nay. Com-
Smissioner Birmingham stated
S he was voting nay since Mr.
SQuick's occupation as a build-
er created a conflict of inter-
est. After discussion of these
Corrections and additions,
.'; Commissioner Birmingham
moved they be approved.
SCommissioner Gortman se-
conded the motion and it
passed unanimously. The
Chairman stated that the Tax
Collector had reported at the
S :: last meeting that two busines-
: ses had failed to pay their
S occupational licenses and in-
:structed the Clerk to list the
S'following County businesses
(hat have not renewed occupa.-
S tional licenses for 1978-79, as
.reported by Tax Collector
Harland Pridgeon, to-wit:
SGenies Beauty Salon and
SKennedy Electric and Refrig-
Seratjon Seryice. ,, '
SEvan Wiliams,;-ong with
other members of the Beaches
.Volunteer Fire Department,
Requested the Board purchase
: property and build a fire
Station in the beaches area to
:house the fire equipment. He
i suggested the County borrow
:money to finance the purchase
from Farmers Home Adminis-
'tration. Upon question by
Commissioner Branch, Wil-
liams stated he thought at
:least an acre would be needed
and he said the Board should
obtain some property in the
area for recreation. Commis-
S sioner Kennedy suggested the
Board use the old lighthouse
properly. The Attorney stated
this matter was being pur-
sued. The Board agreed to
look into the matter.
Bill Harper and Dennis
Bradley, representing the
Gulf County Sportsman Club,
requested the Board allow
them to lease one acre of the
Saul Creek County property
for ten years for the purpose of
construction of a clubhouse.
They stated the clubhouse
Should be open to the public.
The Attorney advised that a
public hearing would be re-
Squired to consider this matter.
Commissioner Gortman
moved the Attorney prepare
an advertisement to hold a
public hearing to consider this
matter. Commissioner Ken-
nedy seconded the motion and
it passed unanimously.
Cubie Laird, County agent,
appeared before the Board to
request an extension of his
retirement time through June
: 30, 1979. He stated he has
Entered in a court case against
:the Florida State Retirement
..System which should be com-
pleted prior to that date. He
:stated he would give the Board
:an immediate two week's
.notice if the case is promptly
'settled. Commissioner Bir-
.mingham moved the Board
'*allow Laird to remain as
:County Agent until June 30,
:1979, or until such time as he
gives two weeks notice. Com-
: missioner Gortman seconded
the motion and it passed
unanimously.
Herman Jones, teacher at
SHighland View and St. Joe
Beach resident, appeared be-
:fore the Board to request that
Beach vehicular traffic be
allowed during the winter
:months from the Bay County
=line to Butler Bar. The Attor-
=ney stated that a public
,hearing would be required to
=amend the ordinance which
:now prohibits such activity.
-After a lengthy discussion,
:Commissioner Kennedy
:moved the Board hold a public
shearing to consider allowing
:vehicular traffic on the beach-
-:es from Butler Bay to the Bay
-County line. Commissioner
: Tankersley seconded the mo-
Ition and it passed unanimous-
"Y'The Chairman announced


THE STAR. Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 22. 1979


that the Board would now
accept bids to purchase two
flow control units for a Leco
model HD VLV insecticide
machine for the. Mosquito
Control Department.
A copy of the bids are on file
in the Clerk's office.
Upon recommendation of
the Mosquito Control Director,
Commissioner Gortman
moved the Board accept the
low bid of Southern Mill Creek
Products. Commissioner Bir-
mingham seconded the motion
and it passed- unanimously:
The Chairman announced
the Board would now accept
bids on three voice and tone
pagers for the St. Joe Ambu-
lance Squad.
The bids received are on file
in the Clerk's office.
Commissioner Gortman
moved the Board accept the
low .bid of Motorola provided
the radios meet the specific,
tions of the ambulance squad.
Commissioner Tankersley se-
conded the motion and it
passed unanimously.
The Board appointed Jerry
Gates as its liasion for the 1980
Census.'
Commissioner Branch
asked the Attorney if the
Board still had to wait until
after the 1980 Census to add a
voting precinct at Howard
Creek. The Attorney stated
this was the'present law and
he would check into seeing if it
could be changed.
The Board received a reso-
lution concerning county
health departments from the
Walton County Commission
and was requested to adopt
the same resolution. Commis-
sioner Birmingham moved the
Board table this request until
the Attorney had time to
inform the Board on this
matter. Commissioner Gort-
man" seconded the motion and
it passed unanimously.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioper Gortman, second by
Commissioner Tankersley,
and unanimous vote, the
Board approved a utility per-
mit for St. Joseph Telephone
and Telegraph Company to
construct, operate, and main-
tain a buried cable on Third
Stieet in:Beacon Hill, Ponce
JDe Leon on St. Joe Beach,
Seventh Street in: Highland
View, Second Avenue in High-
land View, and First Street in
Highland View.
The Board received a letter
from County Health Doctor
W.T. Weathington stating that
the State of Florida would no
longer insure the two County
health buildings in Gulf Coun-
ty. Commissioner Gortman
moved the Board advertise for
bids for fire insurance on the
two County health- buildings
and their contents. Commis-
sioner Birmingham seconded
the motion and it passed
unanimously. Commissioner
Birmingham suggested the
Board consult an insurance
specialist to analyze the
Board's insurance program.
The Board agreed and Chair-
man Branch instructed the
Finance Officer to obtain
information concerning this.
The Clerk announced that
the Chairman had refused to
sign the Secondary Road
Priority List Resolution adopt-
ed at the meeting of January 9
because roads in Highland
View had been mistakenly
omitted from the list. After
discussion, Commissioner Bir-
mingham moved that the
Resolution 79-2 be adopted and
roads in Highland View that
were omitted be placed in
priority number thirty and
that the Stone Mill Creek Road
be added to the paving list:
A copy of the resolution is on
file in the Clerk's office.
Commissioner Gortman se-
conded the motion and it
passed with Commissioner
Birmingham, Gortman, and
Branch voting aye. Commis-
sioner Kennedy and Tanker-
sley voted nay because the
Highland View roads were too
far down on the list. The Board
agreed and the Chairman
stated he would set a special
meeting to redo the list and
establish this Board's priori-
ties.
The Board received the
monthly report from the
Health Department.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Kennedy, second by
Commissioner Tankersley, an
unanimous vote the Board
approved payment in the
amount of $119.90 to the St. Joe
Municipal Hospital for Wal-
- lace Tillery who was injured
while fighting a fire with the
Beaches Volunteer Fire De-
partment. Commissioner
Gortman instructed the Clerk
to write all fire department
requesting the Board be noti-
fied of injuries immediately
for insurance purposes.
The Board received a note
concerning Road Department
maintenance on Squirrel
Street in Howard Creek. Com-
missioner Gortman stated he
had taken care of this matter.
The Board received a letter
from Contractor Vick Griffin


who is constructing the Wewa-
hitchka Ambulance Building


requesting that his construc-
tion time be extended rix
weeks due to rain and freezing
temperatures. Commissioner
Gortman moved the request
be allowed. Commissioner
Tankersley seconded the mo-
tion and it passed unanimous-
ly.
The Office of Manpower
Planning notified the Board of
County Commission that the
Department of Revenue was
not involved in delivery of
Manpower Services in Gulf
County and; therefore, De-
partment of Revenue em-
ployee, Rodney Herring, was
not eligible to serve on the
Manpower District Advisory
Board. The Board tabled the
nomination of a new member
until the next meeting.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Birmingham, second
by Commissioner Gortman,
and unanimous vote, the
Board' adopted Resolution
79-3.A copy of the resolution is
on file in the Clerk's office.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Gortman, second by
Commissioner Kennedy, and
unanimous vote, the Board
approved a County Energy
Emergency Panel, as present-
ed by the Chairman. A copy of
this is on file in the Clerk's
office.
' The Board received notice
of a public hearing on the
Mexico Beach Wastewater
Treatment Plan. The Chair-
man requested Board engine-
er Tommy Pitts to study the
plan and inform the Board of
its contents.
Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Tankersley, second by
Commissioner Kennedy, and
unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to accept an easement
for the removal of fill dirt
from M.H. Raffield as record-
ed in Official Records Book 77,
page 127 through 128 with' the
understanding that the fill dirt
would be removed at the
discretion of the Board within
the four year time span.
Administrative Assistant
Tommy Pitts reported on the
work of the Indigent Hospital
Guidelines Committee. The
Chairman thanked them for
their progress and requested
they continue to- develop
guidelines:,thlt could -e- pre-
sented to the Board for
adoption. The Chairman sta-
ted he was removing Veterans
Officer Fred Kleeb from the
Committee because it placed
him in a dual role that at times
hadconflicting purposes.
Administrative Assistant
Tommy Pitts presented the
application for a construction
permit on the Port St. Joe
Sanitary Landfill. The Board
ordered this application filed.
Pitts also reported that he
and the Attorney had met with
Senator Thomas and Senator
Holloway, Chairman of the
Transportation Committee, to
discuss problems Gulf County
was experiencing in providing
suitable roads and bridges in
Gulf County. Commissioner
Kennedy stated that the De-
partment of Transportation
was trying to give Gulf County
Highway 22 and it should be
fought with all resources
available to the Board. Com-
missioner Kennedy stated he
had a conversation with Avery
Scott, Chairman of the Wakul-
la County Commission, want-
ing to know when the Board
was going to meet concerning
the extension of Highway 22.
Commissioner Gortman
moved that the Clerk call the
Chairman of the Bay, Liberty,
and Wakulla County Commis-
sions and set up a tentative
date for a supper meeting to
be held in Port St. Joe to
discuss the extension of High-
way 22. Commissioner Ken-
nedy seconded the motion.
The motion passed with Com-
missioner Gortman, Tanker-
sley and Kennedy voting aye.
Commissioner Branch and
Birmingham voted nay, stat-
ing the meeting could be held
without a supper being plan-
ned.
Commissioner Gortman re-
ported that Quick had refused
to accept the job of Building
Inspector for the north end of
the County. Commissioner
Birmingham moved the Board
hire DeWayne Manuel as
Building Inspector for the
north end of the County. Com-
missioner Tankersley second-
ed the motion and it passed
.sley seconded the motion and
it passed unanimously.
sioner Gortman moved that
the Board request the Attor-
ney send a resolution to the
Department of Transportation
requesting they remove the
barge only and leave the
permanent extensions of the
bridge at Overstreet for fish-
ing purposes if a new bridge is
built. Commissioner Tanker-
sley Tankersley seconded the
motion and it passed unani-
mously.
Commissioner Gortman
moved the Board's Attorney
prepare a resolution to adver-
tise for the establishment of a
"no wake" zone five hundred
yards either side of the
Overstreet Bridge. Commis-


MINUTES

of the


Gulf County Commission


asked the Board's permission
for the School Board to place a
mobile home at the end of
Americus Avenue at St. Joe
Beach to be used in the
Community Services Pro-
gram. The Board agreed.
Commissioner Branch re-
quested the Attorney to obtain
an Attorney General's opinion
as to the effects of the
nepotism law on nephew-in-
laws and niece-in-laws.
Commissioner Branch sta-
ted he had talked to Dr. Smith,
District Agent of the Coopera-
tive Extension Service, con-
cerning the individual inter-
viewed by the Board to
replace Cubie Laird, retiring


Cong. Hutto Is Concerned


About Food Stamp Law


sioner Kennedy seconded the
motion and it passed unani-
mously.
Commissioner Birmingham
reported that Bill Adcock of
FICO Farms had pointed out
to him that the Board of
County Commissioners had no
easement on Catalpa Street in
Wewahitchka. Commissioner
Birmingham stated that since
this road was in the city limits
of Wewahitchka the Board
should write the City request-
ing they obtain a sixty-six foot
right of way. The Board
agreed.
Commissioner Birmingham
was instructed to try to work
out an agreement with the
contractor on installing an
exhaust fan in the ambulance
building.
Commissioner Birmingham
reported that Bay Memorial
Medical Center had charged a
patient for the Gulf County
Volunteer Ambulance Ser-
vice. The Attorney requested
he obtain specific information
in this matter.
Commissioner Tankersley
said he had received a com-
plaint that persons fishing off
the Dead Lakes Dam had no
place to use the bathroom.
Commissioner Gortman
moved the Board write the
Game and Fresh Water Fish
Commission that since they
thought it was such a good
idea to fish off the Dead Lakes
Dam that they furnish chem-
ical portable toilets and ser-
vice them. Commissioner
Kennedy seconded the motion
and it passed unanimously.
The Attorney presented a
lease from MK Ranches to the
Board on property used as a
public boat ramp. Commis-
sioner Birmingham agreed to
obtain the signatures.
Commissioner Birmingham
asked when the Board was
going to advertise to consider
changing the subdivision ordi-
nance to require paved
streets. The Attorney reported
this Dublic hearing would be
held March 27 along with the
public hearing to consider
changing the building code
permit ordinance.
The Attorney presented a
resolution requesting the
Board deed to the Department
of Transportation one acre of
land in the Overstreet area to
be used as right of way for
construction of the new
bridge. After discussion, Com-
missioner Birmingham re-
quested the Attorney talk to
Department of Transportation
officials about use of this
property as a park or boat
landing after the bridge is
constructed.
The Attorney reported that
there would be a prayer
breakfast for government of-
ficials March 4, 1979, at 8:00
p.m. at the St. Joe Methodist
Church. He said the breakfast
was being held in conjunction
with the National Prayer
Breakfast and was sponsored
by the area civic clubs.
Commissioner Kennedy re-
ported that Lynwood Herring
of the Apalachee Regional
Planning Council had told him
that Port St. Joe was in second
place on the list of sites for the
planned Florida Power Plant
and everything should be done
to convince the officials of the
corporation that Port St. Joe is
thle best site.
Commissioner Kennedy
asked about the bid policy on
excess County funds. The
Finance Officer reported that
sealed bids were received
from the two County banks
and the highest bid was
accepted.
Commissioner Kennedy re-
ported on rusty water at Oak
Grove. The Chairman appoint-
ed Commissioner Kennedy to
check into this matter.
Chairman Branch stated
that the Board had been
unable to locate any space on
the first floor of-the Court-
house for the Division of Youth
Services to move into; there-
fore, the office would have to
remain upstairs.
Due to the County Commis-
sioners meeting in Jackson-
ville, March 7 through 11, the
Chairman agreed to wait until
the meeting of March 13 to set
a workshop to discuss the'
Secondary Road Priority List.
Commissioner Branch re-
ported that Property 'Apprai-
ser Sammy Patrick had stated
that Howard Creek was not
included in either fire district;
therefore, a special election
would have to be held if they
wanted to form a fire.district.
Commissioner Branch re-
ported that the Port Authority
would be holding a luncheon
and tour of the planned port
facilities, Saturday, March 3.
Chairman Branch relin-
quished the Chair to move that
the Attorney write the Depart-
ment of Transportation re-
questing the speed limit for
big trucks be reduced to 25
mph in White City. Commis-
sioner Tankersley seconded
the motion and it passed un-
animously.
Commissioner Branch


County Extension Agent. He
said Dr. Smith would like for
the Board to give him an
answer in this matter. Com-
missioner Gortman stated
there was a qualified man in
the County who had applied
and should receive the job.
The Board agreed. Commis-
sioner Birmingham stated
that since the Board had
extended Laird's retirement
there was no vacancy and the
Board should write Dr. Smith
asking him to readvertise the
position in a month or two. The
Board concurred.
The Chairman agreed to
serve as the Board's represen-
tative on the Community
Services Program.
Commissioner Gortman
moved the Board advertise for
a tractor to pull the new Road
Department trailer, specifica-
tions to be developed by the
Mosquito Control Superinten-
dent and the Road Depart-
ment Superintendent. Com-
missioner Tankersley second-
ed the motion. After discus-
sion of the size truck needed,
Commissioner Birmingham
moved the motion be amended
to require the specifications
be brought back before the
Board before they are adver-
tised. Commissioner Tanker-
sley seconded the amendment
and it passed unanimously.
The motion was then voted on
and passed with Commission-
er Gortman, Birmingham,
Tankersley, and Kennedy vot-
ing aye. Commissioner
Branch voted nay, stating he
would prefer to wait and see
the total cost of the ambulance
building, so that,the amount of
contingency that could be
applied toward the cost of this
truck, would be known.
The Road Superintendent
presented the secondary road
-report for January.
The Board approved pay-
ment to the Deparment of
Offended Rehabilitation for
pipe on Invoice Number 1226
($27.00) and Number 1483
($1,018.88) from the Road
Department. These invoices
were reported as having never
been received by the Road
Department.
TheBoard received notice
of a Department of Transpor-
tation public meeting concern-
ing right of way map record-
ing.
The Board receive notifica-
tion of Chevron gas allocation
policies.
The Board received reports
from Morrison Assurance
Company (workmen's com-
pensation) concerning safety
recommendations to be taken
at the Mosquito Control Shop
and the County Road Depart-
ment Shop. The Supervisors
reported that these recom-
n'mendations were being; im-
plemented.


Freshmen Thru


Juniors Must



Register Apr.9-11


Registration for the upcom-
ing year (1979-80) will be held
in the guidance offices April
9-11. Students to be registered
at Port St. Joe High School, at
this time, will be grades 10,
presently freshmen, 11, pre-
sently sophomores; and 12,
presently juniors.
Seniors will register on
April 9 from 8:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Juniors will register on April
10 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sophomores will register on
April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00
p.m.

R. A. Doyle


Promoted

to 2nd Lt.
Robert A. Doyle, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles E. Doyle,
Wewahitchka, recently was
commissioned an Army se-
cond Lieutenant upon gradu-
ating from the Officer Candi-
date School, Fort Benning,
Ga.
During the 14 week course,
students were trained in lead-
ership, small unit tactics and
infantry weapons. They also
received instruction in map
and aerial photograph reading
and communications.
He entered the Army in
April 1976.
Doyle received a bachelor's
degree in 1978 from State
University of New York at
Albany.
His wife, Lori, was with him
near the fort during the
course.


Parents are urged to attend
this registration with their
children to insure correct
placement.
Student information sheets,
and tentative course outlines
will be given to the students
prior to registration. They
must be completed and re-
turned to the guidance office
upon registration.
Registration for students in
grades seven through nine will
begin within the next few
weeks. This registration will
he done through the class-
room, where 7th through 9th
graders will receive registra-
tion and student information
sheets. These sheets are to be
completed and signed by both
parents and students and
returned to the guidance of-
fice.

Sgt. Bolden

Arrives at

Robins AFB
Staff Sergeant Ray C. Bold-
en, Sr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward L. Bolden of 309
Avenue E, Port St. Joe, has
arrived for duty at Robins
AFB, Ga.
The sergeant, an electrical
power production specialist
with a unit of the Air Force
Communications Service, pre-
viously served at King Salmon
Air Force Station, Alaska.
Sergeant Bolden is a 1974
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School.
His wife, Gloria, is the
daughter of Mrs. Ola Clem-
men of 323 Avenue A, Port Sl.
Joe.


Congressman Earl Hutto,
Representative from the First
District of Florida, has an-
nounced grave concern over
the regulations contained in


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at Port St. Joe
504 Monument Avenue 904/229-8282
Member FDIC 1979 Florida National Banks of Florida Inc.


the Food Stamp Act of 1977
which passed the 95th Con-
gress. He has stated that
"although the intent of Con-
gress at that time was to


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eliminate fraud and abuse in
the Food Stamp Program,
unfortunately, some of those
regulations, which became
effective March 1, 1979, will
reduce or eliminate food
stamps for some of those most
in need the elderly and
disabled."
Hutto is co-sponsoring a bill
which will restore the unlimit-
ed shelter cost deduction for
elderly and disabled indivi-
duals. It is the consensus of
opinion that the cap on shelter
deductions is the greatest
single contributing factor in
the reduction or elimination of
food stamps.
He said, legislation is also
needed to restore deductions
for medical expenses not
covered by Medicare and
Medicaid. Under old regula-
tions, such medical expenses
could be deducted from a.
beneficiary's income to deter-
mine food stamp eligibility;
however, new guidelines pre-
vent the deduction of medical,
expenses. "It is most import-
ant to restore these deductions
-particularly for the disabled
and elderly since they are the
ones who have the highest
medical bills. With this in
mind, I am introducing a bill
to respore medical deductions
not covered by Medicare or
Medicaid," stated Hutto.
Hutto said the elderly and
disabled are hurt the most by
inflation and they need assist-
ance more than anyone. "The
Congress has sought to cut out
the abuses of the Food Stamp
Program, but we ought to stop
those with good incomes from
receiving food stamps instead
of causing a hardship for those
who need help the most."


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S...:Wednesday Night League
: The Wednesday night ladies
league met on March 14 with
:'the action going as follows:
Renfro's and Nash Seafood
Smet on lanes one and two and
each won two games. La Juan
Pogue paced Renfro's with a
407 series. Terri Brown and
Diane Whitfield rolled a 376
series for Nash Seafood.
St. Joe Furniture won three
games from Murphy's Jail-
2 birds. Bertha Clayton led the
SFurniture team with a 483
series. Debbie Butler was high
bowler for the Jailbirds with a
422 series.
Eleanor Williams rolled a
fine 501 series to pace the
Alley Kats to a four game
sweep of the Play Girls. She
also had a nice 217 game. Pam
Arnette led the Play Girls with
a 387 series.
SBeach Beauty Shop dropped
all four games to Florida
Bank. A.J. Cunningham ,led
Sthe Bank with a 509 series and
a 180 game. Mary Brown was
High bowler for the Beauty
SShop team with a 470 series.
Standings W L
SFla.Bank 79% 201/
SSt, Joe Furn. 76 24
SAlley Kats 70 30
'Bch. Beauty Shop 59% 40%
Murphy's 50 50
Renfro's 36 64
Nash Seafood 20 80
Play Girls 9 91


Thursday Night League
Surefoots won three games
'.from Wonder Bar. Nett Hen-
derson led Surefoots with a big
215 game and a 541 series. Lisa
Given bowled a 156 game and
Trudy Pate had a 406 series
for Wonder Bar.
;. Pepsi Cola took three games
from Highland View Motors.
Pat Nachtsheim rolled a 188
I game and a 465 series for
t Pepsi Cola. Joyce Gainous led
SHighland View Motors with a
155 game and Bertha Clayton
Shad a 426 series.
Telephone Company took
three games from Ragdolls.
SIda Belle Lindsey bowled a 145
game and Cathy Martin had a

~:ai Man Deeson and Grade
Schultz both bowled a 135
- game and Marian had a 388
series for Ragdolls.
Cow Girls won four games
from Smith's Shell. Margue-
rite Scheffer led Cow Girls
with a 183 game and a 412
series. Debbie Edwards rolled
a 144 game and Teresa Gibson
had a 368 series for Smith's
Shell.
Standings W L
H.V. Motors 84'2 15'
Pepsi Cola 67'2 3212
Telephone Co. 59 41
Surefoots 4512 5412
Ragdolls 44 56
Wonder Bar 38'2 6112
Cow Girls 36 64
Smith's Shell 25 75

Monday Night League
The Monday night mixed
league met on Monday, March
12 with the following results:
St. Joe Bar and Earley's
Hardware met on lanes one
Sand two and each came away
with two games. Harry Lowry
rolled a 211 game and a 507


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series and Duke Jones (sub.)
added a 503 series for St. Joe
Bar. David Roche (sub.)
paced Earley's with a 219
game and a 523 series and
Norma Hobbs added a 430
series.
SHickory House led by Larry
Parrish and Wanda Pate won
four games from Highland
View Gulf each had a series of
468 and 379. Cathy Martin
(sub.) led the Gulf team with a
477 series and Ronald Lauri-
more added a 359 series.
Poncho's won four games
from Varnes Seafood. Laura
Sewell had a 170 game and a
435 series to pace Poncho's
and Poncho Maguder added a
427 series. David Seymour and
Beckv Seymour were high
bowlers for the Seafood team
with series of 378 and 358.
10 Pin Lounge and Sylva-
chem met on lanes seven and
eight and each won two
games. Fred Kleeb rolled a
nice 502 series and Jo O'Barr
added a 477 series for the
lounge team. Mary Whitfield
had a 192 game and a 490
series and Bill Whitfield added
a 200 game and a 487 series for
Sylvachem.
Standings W L
Earley's 52 32
Poncho's 51 33
Sylvachem 49 35
St. Joe Bar 46 38
10 Pin Lounge 40 43
Hickory House 36 48
H.V. Gulf 32 52
Varnes Seafood 3C 54


Plans for the 1979-80 hunting
and fishing seasons were
approved in principle Friday
by the Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission at its March
meeting.
Commissioners voted to es-
tablish a split general hunting
season. Hunting will be allow-
ed in the Northwest Region
November 17 through January
27 while in the other four
regions of the state it will run
November 10 through January
6.
In another major change,
the Commission removed the
season bag on deer but set a
daily bag limit of two with a
possession limit of three. This
change was recommended
because of the difficulty in
enforcing season limits.
The Commission set ar-
chery season for September 8
through September 30 and
primitive weapons seasons for
the Northwest Region, Febru-
ary 2-17; Everglades Region,
October 26-28; and Northeast


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Phone 229-8536 116 Monumenl
Cranberries wll keep for 4 to Port St. Joe, Fla.
8 weeks in your refrigerator. Office Hrs: 8:30-5, M-Sat.
Or you can freeze them with Wauneta Brewer,
no preparation.WaunetaBrewer, r.


First United

Methodist Church

S. ons tiuton and Monument Ave.
Port St. Joe, Fla.
JOHNIE W. McCURDY, Minister


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





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Region. October 26-28. This
year marks the first time
primitive weapons seasons
have been allowed in the
Everglades and Northeast
Regions.
The Commission also gave
tentative -approval to fish,
management area regula-
tions. wildlife management
area regulations and com-
mercial fishing regulations for
the coming year.
In two trapping-related is-
sues. Commissioners decided
to add the bobcat to the otter
and mink as species which
may be taken only during the
December 1 through March 1
commercial fur season. How-
ever, the bobcat may be
chased with the use of free-
running dogs throughout the


year except during spring
turkey season.
However, after some two
hours of hearings, the Com-
mission refused to approve a
staff recommendation allow-
ing the use of Conibear traps
in water sets for the taking of
furbearers. basing their den-
ial primarily on lack of
substantial date on otter popu-
lations which are a major
target species for the Coni-
bear trap.
Commissioners reviewed
two waterfowl-related issues.
Ducks Unlimited. Inc.. pre-
sented for informational pur-
poses only, a proposal for a
state duck stamp and Leon
County citizens voiced their
concerns about the prohibition
of motor-powered boats dur-


ing will be held Arpil 27th in
Tallahassee.


"Never injure a friend, even
in jest." Cicero


ing the waterfowl season on
Lake lamonia near Tallahas-
see. The Commission asked
the staff to review the several'
proposals including the use of
electric trolling motors, gas-
powered engines and zoning
the lake into waterfowl and
non-waterfowl hunting areas
and to make recommenda-
tions to Commissioners at
their April meeting.
Members of the Commission
are: Chairman R. Bernard
Parrish. Jr. of Tallahassee:
Vice-Chairman George G.
Matthews of Palm Beach; Dr.
Donald G. Rhodes of West Eau
Gallie: and Cecil C. Bailey of
Jacksonville: and Nelson A.
Italiano of Tampa.
The next Commission meet-


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