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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
Snipers Zero In On Sylvachem Plant
Two Attacks Damage Vital Portions of Operation
Snipers have zeroed in on the struck Sylvachem plant
here in Port St. Joe and opened fire on the tall oil installation
three times during the past week. The latest sniping attack
took place about 1:30 in the morning Tuesday of this week,
when three of five rifle shots penetrated a fractionating
tower in the plant, shutting down operations for a few hours.
According to local plant manager, the first shooting
occurred during the night on Monday of last week, but these
shots did no damage to the plant. "We heard the explosions
and thought it was firecrackers going off at first," Bennett
. . .
.Wooden pegs are shown in a high pressure line on
one ofSylvachem's fractionating towers where three bullets
went through the structure early Tuesday morning.
Rains Soak Port St. Joe
Heavy rains hit the Port St. Joe area last week, dumping
6.75 inches on the city and its surroundings during the week,
according to Mrs. Emily Simmons, The Star's source for
Mrs. Simmons said her rain gauge showed that the 29
hour period from Wednesday noon of last week to 5:00.p.m.,
Thursday, 5.2 inches of rain fell," with over four inches
coming down early Thursday morning. Prior fo Wednesday
of last week, the area had received nine-tenths of an inch of
rain and had an additional .65 inches from Thursday
( afternoon to 5:00 p.m., Friday.
It was a wet week definitely breaking the drought which
the intense heat of the two previous weeks had brought to the
Since July 15, the Port St. Joe area has had 9.7 inches of
No need to water the grass for a while.
said, "but we later learned they were rifle shots.
Three days later, the snipers were at work again and this
time, put two holes in a Dow Therm heating unit, vital to the
plant's operation. This attack shut the plant down for 43
The struck plant is being operated by supervisory
Charlie Morris, vice president of the Sylvachem firm
said "The attacks have to be by someone who is
knowledgeable about the plant because they are aiming at
our weakest points".
UNION DENIES RESPONSIBILITY
Local union president, Samuel Stallworth told The Star
Tuesday, "We certainly are not advocating this type of
activity as a union. We're not supporting it, we're not
encouraging it and I hope none of our'people are responsible'
Stallworth and his union had pledged to operate a
non-violent strike when they went out in the first week in
Morris labeled the shootings as, "reckless, irresponsible.
*We;re shocked that such a thing could happen here," Morris
? said the attack Tuesday morning started a small fire in the
\ plant which was quickly put out by immediate reaction by the
personnel in the plant. Morris said one of the men inside the
plant was standing not 20 feet from where the bullets struck
the tower Tuesday morning. "He could have easily been
hurt"; the vice-president said. "He didn't have much margin
.FDLE CALLED IN :
As a result of the. shootings, Gulf County Sheriff Ken
Murphy has called on the services of the Florida Departinett
of Law Enforcement to send in trained investigators to ty
and find the persons responsible for the attacks. The
arrived on the scene this week and were in on the
investigation of Tuesday's shooting.
Murphy told The Star Tuesday investigators found four
spent rifle cartridges near the railroad tracks which run
about 100 yards from the points where the shots hit plant
facilities. "We didn't find the fifth shell casing", Murphy
said. "It must still be in the gun."
Sheriff Murphy said he and Deputy Mark Tolliver went to'
the scene of the shooting immediately after it was reported
and found the place from where the shots were fired. "We're
investigating every avenue of the affair along with the FDLE
men", Murphy said.
STRIKE LINGERS ON
: Sylvachem's workers are out on strike because of
disagreements over salary, retirement, vacation,/ overtime
and length of contract matters. According to Stallworth,
., there are no plans to resume broken off negotiations in the
near future. "We're ready to talk at any time; but her�s" no
use in us just meeting to be meeting", he said.
Stallworth said it .was still the intention of the union to
conduct a non-violentstrike and they would not condone such
actions as have been happening this past week.
Sylvachem, in the meantime, has gone to court and
received an injunction against the unions for using undue
tactics in the strike.
The injunction mentions such tactics as "defaming,
threatening, intimidating, impeding free access, damage to
vehicles through placing of nails, spikes or other object in the
Meanwhile the strike continues with the unions' pledged
to peaceful activities. The plant managers, however, are still
wary of what might happen in the future.
In Race for
Minnie Ola McDaniel quali-
fied last week for the office of
Mrs. McDaniel was born in
Gulf County and has lived here
, all of her life.
frI Mrs. McDaniel is asking the
, voters of Gulf County to give
. I her candidacy serious consid-
b eration in the September elec-
MINNIE OLA McDANIEL tions.
White circles and an arrow point to two rifle bullet holes
in a Dow Therm chemical heating unit at Sylvachem, where
snipers ruptured the heating unit last Thursday morning:
These holes shut the plant down for 43 hours. -Star photo
By State's Attorney With Count
ofBurglary of A Structure
S'he State Attorney's office is
preparing papers to charge a Port St.
Joe police patrolman with burglary of
a structure, according to Wayne
White, an investigator with the
Panama City-based office.
White told The Star Tuesday
afternoonthat the office has finished
filing papers and turned them over to
the courts, charging Port St. Joe
policeman, David Rogers, with the
White said the action developed
.after St. Joe Auto Parts Company was
robbed of over $100 sometime after
closing time Thursday night of last
week and opening time Friday
White said the owner of the firm,
Dick Lamberson, came down to his
place of business early Friday mor-
ning around 6:00 a.m., planning to'
meet a companion to take a fishing
trip. Lamberson went into the buil-
ding and found officer Rogers inside.
Rogers told Lamberson he had found
the back door to the building open and
he was investigating for a possible
Sheriff Murphy said investigation
showed Rogers reported he had found
the large loading door at the. rear of.
Lamberson's firm open at the bottom
by about six inches and had opened
the door and gone in to investigate.'
The doors opened into a security
cage inside the building where the
firm gets freight delivery from their
warehouse during the middle of the
night. The gate inside the security
cage had been forced open, gaining
entry to the main part of the building.
Lamberson said he didn't feel
right about the explanation and took
his thoughts to Sheriff Ken Murphy.
Sheriff Murphy called in investigator
White on the case for further
White agreed that something
didn't seem right in the case and
called Rogers in for questioning.
White said he confronted Rogers with
the evidence he had compiled after
nearly a full day of investigation and
told the officer he was going to ask for
a Capias for his arrest.
During the meeting with White;
Rogers, who was on duty at the time,
received a call and left the meeting.
He hasn't been seen or heard from
by local authorities since.
Port St. Joe Police Chief Roy
Robinson said Rogers didn't pick up
his pay check for the week, which he ,
normally does Friday afternoon. "He
was supposed to report for work
Saturday morning, but he didn't show
up", Robinson said.
Tuesday, Rogers was officially
removed from the city Police De-
partment force. "We terminated him
for not showing up for work three days
in a row for the timebeing. After his
case has been studied further, we will
take another look at the release
papers," Robinson said.
White said since a police officer is
involved, the state is filing charges
direct rather than using local agen-
cies for the complaint filing. "Our -
office has made the charges arid the
matter is now before the court-for
approval or disapproval". White said
he expected to have the courts
decision yesterday afternoon or.
Rogers has been with the Port St.
Joe Police Department for the past
three years, employed as an investi-
Shrimp Boat Impounded by Sheriff
The 75 foot shrimp boat
"Lady Stewart" was seized
last week by the Gulf County
Sheriff's Department, accord-
ing to Sheriff Ken Murphy.
The one year old shrimp boat
was out of Steinhatchee, and is
believed to have brought a
load of marijuana to the
Northwest Florida area.
Officer Bucky Richter of the
Florida Marine Patrol and
Customs Patrol Officer Dewey
Collier attempted to board the
vessel tied up at the Highland
View Canal to perform a sea-
food quality control inspec-
tion, when they observed what
appeared to be marijuana
debris on the deck. Based on
this information, a search
warrant was obtained from
County Judge David L. Taun-
ton, and members of the Gulf
County Sheriff's Department,
Florida Marine Patrol, Cus-
toms Patrol, and State's Attor-
ney officers boarded the ves-
sel for a thorough search.
The crime lab from the De-
partment of Criminal Law
Enforcement was asked to
process the vessel and enough
debris was found in all sec-
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Bus Won't Run Anymore
Trailways Leaving the Driving to You
Trailways' agent, Don Durham, closes the freight
compartment door on one of the last buses through Port St.
Joe, as veteran driver, H. H. Fisher prepares to depart.
Those fellows who have been
saying, "Leave the driving to us", want
you to do your own driving from now on.
After today, there will be no more
bus service through Port St. Joe. Those
who now use the service for their
transportation or shipping packages,
will have to look for other means of
providing this service,
Trailways, which has operated a
bus service in and out of Port St. Joe for
more than 30 years, is pulling out of the
route. Today is the last day of bus
The company presently operates
one bus through the city. It leaves
Tallahassee each morning at 8 and
makes its way to Panama City around
the coast, where it turns around for the
return trip to Tallahassee.
A spokesman said Trailways is
closing the route because it hasn't been
paying for itself. Steve Tanner, re-
gional director based in Atlanta, said
Trailways has wanted to close the route
for a long time but the Florida Public
Service Commission would not let the
company discontinue service.
But the bus and trucking industries
were deregulated as of July 1 and
Trailways immediately moved to close
"It's simply a lack of ridership,"
Tanner said. "We'll service any area
that indicates a need."
He said his company needs 16 or 17
riders on the 46-passenger bus to break
even and that the Tallahassee-Panama
City run only averages two or three
passengers a day.
One of the big problems with the
bus service closing will be shipments of
fast freight in and out of Port St. Joe.
Many local businesses and industry
used the service for over-night ship-
ments of needed parts, merchandise,
Station manager, Don Durham said
the company does a lively business of
shipping packages in and out of Port St.
Meanwhile, Tanner, in Atlanta,
said his company would not start the
route again unless it seemed that there
would be enough riders to make it.
ITSAINAV~rl xyjut IVAULPA41mirY
Editorials and Opinions
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
It's Sad That We Have People Who Do Such Things
S' When the strike at Sylvachem first
s -tarted, the unions going out on strike
, promised a peaceful exercise of their right to
S.disagree with the company in this manner. We
.-. .believe they still have these intentions, in spite
S of what has happened during the past week.
We, along with the a major portion of the
community deplored the fact that Sylvachem
k felt it necessary to bring in their professional
- security corps to protect their property. We
, didn't disagree with their right to bring in the
Security force, but we deplored the fact they
3 felt it was necessary here in peaceful Port St.
S We think Sylvachem found the move as
Distasteful as anyone else, including the
. striking unions. It meant they had to go to
'.considerable expense, an ingredient which is
%-.: ";plaguing any manufacturing concern these
S days, since it has the effect of pricing them out
of the market against smaller or larger
S domestic firms and against the products of
,foreign producers using labor which has no
guarantee of livable wage supports as does
' labor here in the United States.
. We do not blame the organized union or
striking members for the sabotage which has
hit the local plant during the last week. There
is no doubt that the sabotage comes from the
climate caused by the strike, but we do not
believe it is the union members of Sylvachem
endorsing the actions which have caused them
to be performed.
Nevertheless, they have come about.
Shooting into an inhabited area is dangerous
to life and limb as well as to property. The two
bullets which put holes in the Dowtherm unit
at Sylvachem last Thursday night, could just
as well have ricochetted off and killed or
wounded one or more of the men inside the
plant. This results in serious charges against
the one who fires the shots. Again, the shots
could have caused an explosion which might
have damaged the plant to the point where the
strikers would not have had a job to return to
once the strike is over.
We have faith it will be over one day.
Evidently, the Sylvachem management
knew something we, the general public or the
strikers didn't know when they hired the
We regret that they needed it. We regret
that it has apparently been proven they
needed some sort of security beyond what they
normally provide at the plant.
The shooting has definitely harmed the
union image here in this area, even though we
reiterate we don't think they had a thing to do
with it. They could help immeasureably in
trying to find out just who was responsible,
Billy Provides Excuse For Dumping His Brother
It seems just a little too pat to us that the
subject of Billy Carter and his dealings with
the Libyans should come at precisely this
time. Maybe we are getting just a little
suspicious in nature here in our middle age,
but to come up with a startling revelation of
something which has been with us for over a
year right at the eve of the Democratic
convention seems just a little too contrived to
Billy Carter has been playing footsie with
the Libyans since before he took the cure for
his drinking, but all of a sudden we are
beginning to make a federal case out of
something which should have been taken care
of more than a year ago. It also seems the
prime movers in "bringing the situation out
into the open" seem to be those who would like
to see Ted Kennedy as the Democratic
standard bearer this year.
The papers over the week end were full of
stories which dealt with the "possibility" of a
move at the Democratic Convention in favor
of Kennedy (number one) Mondale (number
two) or Muskie (number three) as the
Democratic presidential candidate this year,
solely because of the involvement of first
brother Billy with the Libyans.
It all seems more like taking advantage of
an opportunity than righting a wrong to us.
We agree that Billy should not be involved
to the extent he is with the Libyans,
considering their attitude toward us, but
neither do we believe in withholding an
activity damaging to our nation until the
opportune time to make it public and make
noise like we want something done about it.
An estimated 200,000 people, stamp
including 150,000 college progrJ
students, willbe dropped from manage
the food stamp program, ,and "Earl
fbod stamp costs will be cut by annua
$00'g million a year under rules was c
pAblished by the U.S. Depart- cedure
ment of Agriculture. income
S Assistant Secretary Carol
Tucker Foreman said the new "To
riles, required by 1980 amend- are e
rents to the Food Stamp Act,
,*ill cause: 150,000 adult
students (over 18 and under 60
years of age) who now receive
- fod stamps to lose their
eligibility on Sept. 1. The only
receptions will be low-income
sudents..with disabilities, or.
those who: work more than 20
ours a week, head households f
with dependents, participate
ii.a federal work-study pro-
gfa~.n, or are enrolled in a Th
work incentive program. her
S:iS:h addition to eliminating high
.iost college students from the the n
'pogram, the new rules will
cause 50,000 more food stamp Th
,cipients to lose their eligi- Citiz
btity when a new assets limit ing
tdkes effect on Oct. 1. the
-'Under the present food count
stamp law, most foods stamp condo
households must have assets their
.Vrth less than $1,750. The citizen
i&w law and regulations lower cool
this limit to $1,500. Households hottf
6o two or more people, in may
iwich at least one person is mati
elderly, will not be affected by Tr
the change. The assets limit prove
Cr these elderly households citiz
ill remain at $3,000. locate
."The rules issued carry out
1980 amendments to the food -
SLoss of Food
Slaw aimed at cutting
am costs and tightening
gement," Foreman said.
ier this month the semi-
il cost-of-food increase
ancelled, and new pro-
es lowering food stamp
ie limits took effect.",
�gether these changes
expected to save $448
e U. S. National Weat-
Service predicts more
iext few weeks.
he Gulf County Senior
ens Association is tak-
iction to bring relief to
older citizens of 'the
Ity who do not have air
iitioning or fans to cool
. homes. Any senior
en who needs to go to a
location during the
*st hours of the day,
call 229-8466 for infor-
on and assistance.
ansportation will be
ided for the senior
ens to get to these
million in the upcoming fiscal
year," Foreman said. "With
the publication of the new
rules, we have implemented
all of the savings provisions of
the new law that affect
eligibility for food stamps and
The interim final rules
published in July 8 Federal
Register also exclude the
counting of federal, state and
local energy assistance pay-
ments as income or resources
in determining a household's
eligibility for food stamps.
Vehicles used by handicapped
people also will not be counted
as a household resource.
These latter two provisions
become effective Oct. 1.
" Our Telep
SOMETIMES, LITTLE THINGS
Bother me a lot while larger irritations
do not bother me at all. They can just as
Well not be there so far as I am
", Frenchie is the same way.
I, remember she used to get all
dscombobulated because I could sit in
i y lean-back chair and read a book or
tle papers while the kids were tearing
the Iouse down around me and I would
never notice. Now, times have changed.
irenchie couldn't care less what time it
1i or where she needs to be at a certain
moment. I get all disturbed over
wOiether or not I am late. And, I don't
like to get to an event which is supposed
tdstart at 1:00 and have it start at 1:05.
SSo, you can see, Frenchie used to be
bothered by the knit-picky things and
ipw it's me. I guess I caught it when it
SIT DOESNZ'T particularly bother
jee.to the point of irritation, but it
Others me to the point that something
has been changed without me knowing
8, when the sound of the telephone bell
,hones Have Developed A New and Anemic Sounding Ring
has a different tone.
I'm n-t talking about the, ring-
ring- ring- the hand-set makes here in
the office all day long or until about 9:30
at night when I get home. That just
Have you noticed the difference?
About two weeks ago we started
getting a weak, sickly sounding
"b-r-r-r-r", much like the long distance
seems to be a normal part of the day
now, like the sun coming up in the
morning and making me rouse myself
out of bed. I get about the same
sensation from both the phone ringing
and the sun coming up.
The change I am talking about is
the buzz- buzz- buzz- you hear in the
hand-set when you dial someone else's
Wesley R. Ramsey
ring has always sounded since the
advent of direct dial here in Port St.
As a matter of fact, the first time I
noticed the difference in the ring
through the ear-piece of the phone, I
thought somehow or other I had
received a long-distance number by
mistake after I had dialed a local
I slammed the phone down before
the call could be completed and I was
charged with a long distance call I
hadn't made. Three times I re-dialed
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- / - -)��� I**^
the number and got the same faint,
far-off sound. So, after the third time I
just decided to wait for the answer to
see what was happening.
A local voice answered. I had not
received a long distance number after
all. The phone company had made a
change without telling me, and had
disturbed the natural order of things.
I REMEMBER when you could dial
a number here in town, or the other
exchanges of the area and would get a
strong, healthy buzz ... one you could
hear even if you removed the phone
set from your ear. As a matter of fact, I
remember removing the set from my
ear from necessity on occasion because
the buzz was a little too buzzy. But with
the other ring, you knew the phone on
the other end was ringing. Without a
doubt you knew the other phone was
Now, you must listen close, put
your hand over your other ear and hold
the set close to hear the other phone
I CAN HAVE a toe-nail which needs
trimming a mite and it will worry me to
the point where I must stop at some
time during the day, whip off my shoe
and sock and trim that nail. It drives
I can have a hole in my sock and I
will fold the end of the sock over and
go ahead and wear it all day without a
qualm. I knew the hole was there when
I put the sock on, but it was the only
pair clean, so I endure.
The point is I could endure the new
phone ring if I had been warned in
advance it was going to happen. But
since Roy Gibson, Tim Griffin, or Troy
Parrish slipped it up on me, it has me
worried. It's all right if they just go
ahead and change over from operators
to dial without giving us notice: we can
put up with that and no problem. It
wouldn't cause me to blink a second
time if I get a wrong number after I
know full well I have dialed the right
one. It doesn't even bother me that
when I need some service work done a
little snip of a lady walks in the office
carrying her tool caddy and goes to
work hunting our problem.
But when it comes to important
matters like changing the sound of the
telephone bell or the color of the
envelope which the bill comes in, I think
the phone company should go public
and give us ample notice.
It's getting to the point where we
can't stand too many surprises in a
year and I have just about reached my
quota for this year.
High and low tides and their
respective heights for St.
Joseph's Bay for the upcom-
ing week are shown in the tide
table below. The information
is furnished by the U. S.
Weather Bureau station in
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY. JULY 31, 1980
Juvenile Charged with Store Theft
A joint news release from
Sheriff Ken Murphy and Chief
of Police Jonathan Glass of
Wewahitchka stated that the
night of the 24th of July, the
Dixie Dandy store in Wewa-
hitchka was broken into. The
break-in was discovered by
While the owner was trying
to determine what was miss-
ing, Chief Glass apprehended
a 17-year-old juvenile from
,Wewahitchka driving a 1978
Ford van which he had
allegedly just stolen from
McGlon's Amoco Service Sta-
tion. The juvenile was arrest-
ed.by Chief Glass, at that time
carrying a concealed weapon
and grand theft. The conceal-
ed weapon had been stolen
before from Fico Farms.
The juvenile was charged in
the burglary of the Dixie
Dandy Food Store. Lewis
Wright, age 20, was also
charged with accessory to the
burglary of the Dixie Dandy.
Three six packs of beer,
hidden in the woods behind the
store, were recovered.
The investigation revealed
that on the same night, the
School was broken into and
several hundred dollars worth
of equipment was taken and
stashed nearby. The same
juvenile was alleged to be
responsible for this burglary
also. Almost all of the proper-
ty has been recovered.
Chief Glass was assisted in
the investigation by Investiga-
tor Charlie Hill, Lt. Jack
Davila, and Deputy Bobby
Bagby, all of the Gulf County
Gaskin Arrested for Theft Of
Television from Wewa Home
Darrell A. Gaskin, age 20,,
of Kinard, was charged last
Thursday with burglary of. a
dwelling, it was announced by
a joint news release from
Sheriff Ken Murphy and Chief
of Police Jonathan Glass of
Wewahitchka. The charge
stemmed from an incident
which occurred at the Edward
Jackson residence on Blue
Gator Road several weeks
ago, in which a 12" television,
valued at $150, was stolen.
Gaskin allegedly sold the
television the same day that
he burglarized the dwelling.
He was arrested in Kinard and
brought to the Gulf County
Jail and arraigned before
Judge David L. Taunton. Bond
was set at $750.
Chief of Police Jonathan
Glass of the Wewahitchka
Police Department and De-
puty Bobby Bagby of the Gulf
County Sheriff's Department
conducted the investigation.
aa e from the leaking water which is invading the
W ater am ge building. The City his had a new roof put on
the building in recent months, but still the
he floor to Port St. Joe's Centennial water continues to pour in from some source.
ing is getting in sad shape from leaks in The source of the leak is a puzzle to workmen
building. This photograph .shows the who have tried to stop it, but that doesn't help
wood floor in the building rotting through the floor. It's in a sad state. -Star photo
Magidson Named by
Gov. to Commission
Mel Magidson, Jr., local at-
torney, has been appointed to
the 14th Circuit Judicial Nom-
inating Commission by Gov.
Bob Graham, for a four-year
term.'The commission con-
sists of nine members, three of
which are-appointed by the
-The responsibility of the
Commission is to make re-
commendations on the names
of nominees for appointment
to the office of County or
Circuit Judge in the 14th
Circuit, which consists of Gulf,
Bay, Jackson, Holmes, Wash-
ington and Calhoun counties.
"An adult is one who has
ceased to grow vertically
but not horizontally."
Wewahitchka Native Dies In Panama City Hospital
Mrs. Mildred Lester Rich-
ardson, 53, of Callaway, died
Sunday evening in a Palnama
City hospital. She was a native
Mrs. Holley Dies
of Wewahitchka and had been
a resident of Callaway for the
past year. She was a member
of the Mormon Church.
She is survived by one son,
Stanley George Walko, Jr., of
In Blou n Neidhardt
Mrs. Mary Cantley Holley, Services Tuesday
age 5i, of Blountstown, died
Monday afternoon in the Cal- Mrs. Grace L. Neidhardt,
houn General Hqspital after t77, passed away Friday night
an extended illness. Mrs. in Panama City hospital fol-
SHolley was born in Gadsden lowing a long illness. Mrs.
county and-had lived in Neidhardt was a native of New
Blountstown for the past 12 Jersey, and has been a Florida
years. She was of the Protes- resident for the past 27 years.
tant faith. She was of the Presbyterian
Survivors include her .hus- faith.
band, Chester Holley of Survivors include: her hus-
Blountstown; one step son, band, Robert Neidhardt, Sr.,
Michael Holley of New Or- of Pembroke Pines; two sons,
leans, La.; two brothers, Robert Neidhardt, Jr., of
Joseph P. Cantley, Jr., of Mexico Beach and Harold
Blountstown and Robert F. Edward Neidhardt, of Jekyll
Cantley of Wewahitchka; two Island, Ga,; one sister, Mrs.
grandchildren, five neices and Alice Pauley of Glenwood,
two nephews. N.J.; four grandchildren and
Funeral services were held five great grandchildren.
Wednesday at 3:00 p.m., from Graveside funeral services
the Blountstown Pentecostal were held at 11:00 a.m.,
Holiness Church, with Rev. Tuesday at Holly Hill Ceme-
Donavan Tinsley officiating. terry, conducted by the Rev.
Interment followed in the John Stewart.
Boggs Cemetery. Adams.Fun- Allservices were under the
eral Home was in charge of direction of the Comforter
the arrangements. Funeral Home.
summer Berry Pie-
If pie lovers in the family know no season for their
favorite dessert, take heart this summer. You can create
a sensational pie without baking if you plan ahead. Double
Berry Pie is sure to be your cleverest trick. Just keep these
staples on hand: a package of lemon.flavor gelatin, frozen
whipped topping and a baked graham cracker crumb crust.
A time-saving ice cube method hastens thickening of pre-
pared lemon flavor gelatin before thawed frozen whipped
topping is blended into it. After the mixture is chilled,
fresh strawberries and blueberries are folded in. Spoon
into a pie crust and all will be ready to serve after about
2 hours chilling. Now you can bring home the best of the
berries fora refreshing "impromptu" pie!
DOUBLE BERRY PIE
1 package (3 oz.) lemon flavor gelatin*
2/3 cup boiling water
2 cups ice cubes
1 container (8 oz.) Cool Whip non-dairy whipped
1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1 baked 9-inch graham cracker crumb crust, cooled
*Or use peach flavor gelatin and add 1/2
teaspoon cinnamon with the whipped topping.
Dissolve gelatin completely in boiling water, stirring
about 3 minutes. Add ice cubes and stir constantly until
gelatin is thickened, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove any
unmelted ice. Using wire whip, blend in whipped topping;
then whip until smooth. Fold in berries and chill, if
necessary, until mixture will mound. Spoon into pie crust.
Chill 2 hours. Garnish with additional fruit, if desired.
Kinard; two daughters, Miss
Iris Katherine Walko of
Wewahitchka and Mrs.
Marian Bonney of Elizabeth
City, N.C.; her mother, Mrs.
Helen Lester and two broth-
ers, Carl and Billy Frank
Lester, all of Wewahitchka;
and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held
in the St. Clair Funeral Home,
Wewahitchka 'Branch Chapel
Wednesday afternoon at 2:00
p.m., C.S.T., with Bishop
Daniel Stone officiating.�;In-
terment was in the Roberts
St. Clair Funeral Home of
Port St. Joe, was in charge of
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.The First Baptist Church of
S-- lacauga, Al., was the set-
ting June 7 at 3 p.m. for sacred
vows which united in mar-
riage Miss Patsy Ann Hudson
Sand Troy Wayne Jones, Jr.,
both of Sylacauga, Al.
Dr. William L. Dean offi-
ciated at the double ring
ceremony for the daughter of
SMrs. Annice Wallace of'Syla-
Scauga, Al., and D.A. Hudson of
'Montgomery and the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Troy Wayne
SJones, Sr. of Port St. Joe.
Wedding preludes were
y.layed by Mrs. William D.
,4;Whetstone, organist, who used
' (fraditlonal marches for pro-
Scessional and recessional. Ms.
' "Martha Murphy, vocalist,
'sang "The Lord's Prayer",
Malotte and "Wedding Pray-
-' er", Lovelace.
Church decorations includ-
. ed fresh greenery, yellow and
white flowers and candles. A
o large fan arrangement behind
the altar was of white gladioli
and Majestic daisies, yellow
Spompons and baby's breath.
'bis was flanked by palms
' and seven-branched candela-
b' .bra with white cathedral
'f.,>' tipers. A trinity candle com-
' .pleted the decor around the
Saltar. Pews were marked wth
w)iite satin bows and daisies.
' The bride was given in
Marriage by her step-father,
SLuther Wallace. Her wedding
S gown was of cloud white silk
, organza, Alencon lace, silk
Venice lace and seed pearls.
The sculptured lace bodice,
Accented with pearls, featured
S' a crown neckline with a sheer
'' yoke and lace cap sleeves. The
'.; . * circular skirt, which fell in a
chapel train, was marked with
lace motifs and its scalloped
hemline was edged with lace.
'She wore a waltz length
', ! mantilla enhanced with bead-
' edAlencon lace which fell and
she carried a colonial bouquet
of yellow and white daisies
ahd baby's breath with yellow
,streamers in love knots. She
S gave a red rose to her mother
wu.en she entered the church
and the groom's mother on
,t leaving. The only jewelry she
"'. wtre was her mother's gold
, Miss Pam Hudson was her
S sister's maid of honor and
other attendants were Miss
S Debra Jones and Miss Donna
SJones, sisters of the groom
frdm Port St. Joe; Mrs. David
"'. Jackson, Bradenton; Mrs.
f: -', Charles Goldberg, Talladega.
They wore aisle-length
gowns of buttercup yellow
jersey featuring a shirred cap
sleeve bodice and sunburst
pleated skirt. They carried
'.- clutch bouquets of yellow and
white daisies accented with
S baby's breath.
Lori Avery, cousin of the
bride, was flower girl and her
i white floor-length dress was
' i trimmed in white eyelet and
was sashed with yellow satin
ribbon. She carried yellow and
'.. white daisy petals in a white
, wicker basket.
S Mr. Jones was best man for
Shis son. Ushers were Bob
S Jones, brother of the groom
from Port St. Joe; Tommy
q, , Burleson, Birmingham;
^,.' Wayne Hatchett and Curtis
. Acklin, Sylacauga, Al. Jason
, .' Jarrell, cousin of the groom,
Temple, Ga. was ringbearer.
The bride's mother wore a
floor-length aqua gown styled
with three-quarter sleeves and
corsage was a white cym-
The groom's mother select-
ed::a long turquoise dress,
fashioned blouson with elbow-
- length sleeves split to the
shlfulder. She also wore an
* Mrs. Doris Hagler of Clio,
AlE,: the bride's maternal
:gridmother wore a peach
crepe knit with a matching
.chiffon cape and Mrs. Leon
; Lre of Vincent, Al., the
-* groom's grandmother wore
asiies of roses crepe. Each
� wo.re a corsage of white double
i* Te fellowship hall of the
chi*ch was the setting for the
reeeqtion hosted by the bride's
On the bride's table,
spread with a floor-length
cloth of white satin, were the'
S wedding cake and punch bowl.
" Tb three-tiers of the cake
we e separated by columns
alid were decorated with fresh
yellow and white daisies.
- Ms. Paula Mitchell, Birm-
inham kept the guest register
and ricemaids were Angie
. e- Ary, Sylacauga Al., and
BeOk Hartzog, Greenville, Al.,
both the bride's cousins; and
, Jn~iy Jarrell, Temple, Ga.,
For their wedding trip to
Tqiipnssee and Florida, the
bride wore a beige street-
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
Troy Wayne Joi
length dress with a waist-
length red jacket.
They are making their home
at Lake Tate in Sylacauga, Al.
Following rehearsal of wed-
ding plans Mr. and Mrs.
MRS. TROY WAYNE JONES, Jr.
Jones honored their son and
his fiancee at a dinner party at
Taylor's Seafood Restaurant.:
Other pre-nuptial parties in-
cluded a miscellaneous show-
er at Long Avenue Baptist
Church Port St. Joe; brides-
Robert 0. Hodgell, well-
known artist of Sarasota, will
be the judge of the 19th Bay
Annual Art Show which opens
August 10th, in the Municipal
Auditorium in Panama City.
Hodgell studied art at the
University of Wisconsin where
he was a student assistant to
John Stuart Curry. He has also
studied at the University of
Iowa and Illinois and in
Mexico. He has been a resi-
dent artist at the Des Moines
Art Center, Artist in residence
in St. Petersburg, and an
illustrator for books, encyclo-
pedias, and periodicals. At
present he is a free cover
printmaker, sculptor, and
Hodgell has had one man
print shows throughout the
country in art centers and
private galleries. He is an
Associate of the National
Academy of Design in Graphic
Arts, a member of the Society
of American Graphic Artists,
and he is listed in Who's Who
in American Art.
Hodgell's works are includ-
ed in the collections of the
Metropolitan Museum of Art
and the Library of Congress as
well as in numerous university
art centers, and private and
Hedgell is represented in
this area by the Gallery of Art
in Panama City.
All adult artists in the
Florida Panhandle are invited
to participate in the Panama
Art Association's 19th Bay
Annual Art Show. This is a
multi media show Receiving
date will be August 4 at the
Municipal Auditorium. For
further information call
Marge Pickett at 769-2609 or
Agnes Anderson at 871-1597.
Guidance Clinic Reports
Sharp Increase In Clients
Ned Ailes, Executive Direc-
tor of the Gulf County Gui-
dance Clinic, Inc., has an-
nounced that the Clinic's ser-
vices have increased signifi-
cantly over the past year.
According to Ailes, 2,774 client
sessions were conducted at the
Clinic last year. This reflects a
seven percent increase in
counseling and therapy ser-
vices in a one year period. The
Clinic has also experienced
dramatic increases in the
areas of consultation, educa-
tion and emergency services.
There were no service cate-
gories which decreased last
In explaining these in-
creases, Ailes said, "This ap-
pears to be a trend for the
Clinic. We have seen increases
in service in every one of the
Clinic's 12 years of operation
with very sharp increases
during the past three years.
People find the stresses of day
to day living much more diffi-
cult." He went on to say that
children and families are
jIfl*! Gretchen Lea
-- Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Stev-
ens of St. Joe Beach announce
the birth of their daughter,
Gretchen Lea, July 20, at Bay
The grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Stevens and Mr.
and Mrs. William Howell, all
- of Port St. Joe.
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Milton of
Miami announce the birth of
their son, Christopher, on July
S .27. Christopher weighed nine
pounds, 141/ ounces, and was
22 inches long. Mrs. Milton is
the former Donna Maddox of
Port St. Joe.
Flo and Roy Maddox of
White City are the proud
maid's luncheon given at the grandparents, Mrs. E. C.
home of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Cason of Port St. Joe is the
Wallace; also a linen shower .,-n w, arrival's great grand-
at Bev rly HIlliid Sylacaugt'mnother and Emory Cason is
and a, tea shower given by his great-uncle.
friends also at Beverly Hall in
Sylacauga, Al. CARD OF THANKS
The family of Robert Wil-
A liams wishes to express their
thanks to all their many
A rt friends and neighbors who
showed many acts of kindness
during the loss of their loved
ugust 1 one.
Brochures of entry require-
ments are available at the Bay
Humanities Center in down-
town Panama City.
The First United Methodist
Church of Port St. Joe will
hold a car wash Saturday,
August 2, from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m., next to City Hall in
downtown Port St. Joe.
Proceeds will go to the
Youth Fund for various pro-
jects this summer and this
SHERI ANN TERRANCE
Ms. Esther Terrance and
Mr. William Terrance, both of
St. Joe Beach, would like to
announce the engagement and
approaching marriage of their
daughter, Sheri Ann, to Ro-
bert Lewis Arnold.
The bride-elect is a 1974
graduate ofPort: St. Joe High
School and a 1976 graduate of
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege. The prospective bride-
groom is the son of Mrs. Doris
Arnold of Lansdowne, Md. and
is a 1970 graduate of Lans-
downe High School.
Bob and Sheri are both
employed with Mercedes Benz
of North America, Inc., Balti-
more, Md. The wedding will
be on September 20th at 1:00
p.m., at Catonsville Baptist
Church, Catonsville, Md.
entering counseling at the
Clinic at a much higher rate
than ever before. It would
appear that people are much
more aware of the need to
prevent mild adjustment pro-
blems from becoming serious
The Gulf County Guidance
Clinic is a private non-profit
mental health clinic serving
the people of Gulf County and
surrounding communities. All
ages are served at the Clinic.
Counseling and treatment ser-
vices are available by tele-
phoning the Clinic at 227-1145.
CARD OF THANKS
Our heartfelt sympathies,.
already privately shared, are
now publicly extended to the
Jamison family in the tragic,
death of their precious daugh-
Our youngest son, Mark,
was seriously injured and is
now recovering at home after
a nine day stay at Gulf Coast
Community Hospital in Pan-
Words cannot express o
appreciation to everyone h
whispered a prayer or extend-
ed a helping hand.
A special note of thanks and
appreciation is given to those
who called for help and mini-
stered to our loved ones both
at the site and at Port St. Joe
Municipal Hospital. Also, the .
Gulf County Volunteer Ambu-
lance Squad responded very
quickly and we certainly
appreciate their help.
A special thanks to our
friend, Dr. Shirley Simpson
for the immediate attention
given and also for the follow -
To all the doctors, nurses,
the attendants at both the Port
St. Joe hospital and Gulf Coast
Community Hospital goes our
We appreciate so very much
the many telephone calls,
cards, flowers, personal visits
and most of all your prayers.
May God's richest blessings
be with each and everyone.
THE WESTER FAMILY
19th Annual Bay
Show Will Open A
African Methodist Episcopal Church
146 Avenue C Phone 227-1213
Rev. James W. Williams, Pastor
SUNDAYSCHOOL .................. 9:30A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ................ 11:00 A.M.
EVENINGWORSHIP ................. 6:00P.M.
"God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer,
Man Our Brother"
Be Prepared In Event of A
Hurricane; Use Checklist
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
While there is nothing any-
one can do to move a house out
of the path of a hurricane,
there are steps that can be
taken to protect life and limb
and reduce damage.
The following information
should prove helpful in the
event that hurricane strikes.
A PRE-STORM CHECKLIST
In the event that a hurricane
whips into an area with its
destructive winds and heavy
rains, there are certain things
residents can do in the hours
before the storm arrives.
-Leave low-lying areas
that may be swept by high
tides and waves. If your
escape route is over a road
likely to be covered by water
or likely to be congested, don't
delay evacuation any longer
-If you live in a mobile
home, check your tie-downs
and leave for more substantial
shelter. If your mobile home
can be moved, it should be
taken to a safe area. Damage
can be minimized by securing
Mobile home with heavy
: e anchored in concrete
-Moor your boat securely
or move it to a designated safe
-Board up your windows or
protect them with storm shut-
ters or tape. Some suggest
that a window on the side of
the building opposite the side
from which the wind is
blowing should be left slightly
Secure all outdoor objects
that might be blown around.
This includes garbage cans,
garden tools, .toys, signs,
porch furniture and other
seemingly harmless items
that can become missiles of
Destruction in a hurricane.
Also make sure that garage
doors, awnings and storm
shutters are secured. Roof
antennas should be removed
-Have at least one flash-
light in good condition, with
extra batteries readily avail-
-Check your transistor
radio. This may be your only
link with the outside world for
Some time. It will keep,you
advised of .the storm's pro-
y ess. Also it will help dispel
Wrny rumors that might deve-
. -Stock a generous supply of
drinking water in clean bath-
tubs, jugs, bottles, and cook-
ing utensils in case there is
contamination of your area's
water supply. Have extra
canned goods and non-perish-
able foods on hand.
-Cars should be fueled
since service stations may be
inoperable for several days. If
possible, your vehicle should
be moved out of the path
where flooding may occur.
-If you rely on medicines of
any kind, make sure that an
extra supply is on hand. In
case of a catastrophe, all
available drugs and materials
will be used for care of the
-Remain at home, if possi-
ble. Take no unnecessary
risks. Stay away from exposed
windows and glass doors. If
your home has an 'inside'
room stay there during the
height of the storm.
-Remain indoors. Travel is
Florida National Banks of
Florida, Inc., today an-
nounced that net income for
the quarter ended June 30,
was $4,089,000 or $.55 per
share, as compared to
$3,893,000 or $.52 per share for
the quarter ended June 30,
1979. Net income for the six
month period ended June 30,
was $8,095,000 or $1.08 per
share as compared to a net
income of $7,997,000 or $1.07
per share for the same period
a year earlier.
Total assets as of June 30,
were $2.1 billion as compared
to $2.0 billion as of June 30,
1979. Total deposits as of June
30, were $1,693 million as
compared to $1,580 million a
year earlier which represents
an increase of $113 million,
This increase in deposits was
primarily in the demand de-
posit category and demon-
strates the success of the
Florida National branching
Loan volumes declined by
4.3 percent at June 30, from
Pe year earlier level. This
Cline is traceable to re-
cessionary forces within the
Florida economy in 1980.
especially dangerous when
winds and tides are whipping
through your area.
AFTER THE STORM
If your home, apartment or
place of business has been
damaged, here's what to do:
-Make temporary repairs
to prevent further loss from
rain,, wind or looting. Ex-
penses of such repairs are
covered by most insurance
policies, so save all receipts
-Contact your company or
agent as soon as possible. If
you must leave your home,
leave an address or telephone
It's almost football time
again, though it's hard to
believe. One usually asso-
ciates football with chilly
weather, sweaters and over-
coats, and it has definitely not
been that lately.
However, it's time for those
boys wishing to play football
in the fall to get their physical
,check-ups. Varsity players,
Grades nine though 12, are.
requested to report to Dr.
Wayne Hendrix's office Mon-
day and Tuesday of next week
(August 4 and 5), at four p.m.
number where you can be
-Be patient. Insurance re-
presentatives will first settle
hardship cases. Also remem-
ber that policy forms differ, so
don't assume that your settle-
ment will be the same as tnat
of your neighbor.
Great care should be taken
if you're going outside or
cleaning up after a storm. For
your own safety and that of
your family, here are some
things to remember:
-Beware of loose or dang-
ling power lines.
-Walk or drive carefully,
especially along debris-filled
The Junior High team play-
ers are to have their physical
Thursday and Friday, August
7 and 8, at four p.m. The first
20 boys to show up each day
who have not had physical
will be given physical until
all the potential players have
It is stressed that any boys
who do not come during the
designated days and time will
have to pay for their own
streets. Snakes, poisonous in-
sects and washouts on roads
and bridges are among the
dangers you may encounter.
-Check for spoilage of any
food you might have had re-
frigerated, particularly if the
power was shut off for more
than a few hours.
-Make sure the drinking
water is safe before using it.
Finally, remember that
your entire community has
been affected by the storm, so
it will take some time to
return to normal operations.
Be patient and cooperate with
police and emergency person-
St. Joe Eliminated from
Port St. Joe's Major League
Tournament Team was elimi-
nated from the district play-
off, as they lost to Chattahoo-
chee, 9-3, in action Tuesday
night. The loss was the second
for the Port St. Joe team, as
they fell to the Mid City team,
19-6, in action Monday night.
The Mid City team is from
Mid City. is the only unde-
feated team in the tourney,
having downed Lynn Haven,
4-0, Monday night.
Port St. Joe was not expect-
ed to do well offensively
against the other teams in the
tourney, as St. Joe's team is
not near as big physically, but
they have not played defen-
sive ball to their full capapbili-
The winner of the Chatta-
hoochee, Lynn Haven game on
Wednesday night, will face
Mid City Thursday night at the
Dixie Youth baseball com-
According to. Fred Allen,
Recreation director, "The
crowds are been good during
the tourney, with a lot of
people enjoying the games
each night. All in all, this has
been an excellent tournament,
with everyone pleased."
As Anderson Chmn.
,The State Chairperson for
the Anderson for President
Campaign, has just appointed
Walter K. Johnson as the Gulf
Mr. Johnson stated that the
Anderson Campiagn is on a
petition name drive in order to
secure enough names to place
Anderson on the Florida ballot
in the November general elec-
Anyone wishing more infor-
mation about the campaign,
or who desires to sign a
petition should contact Mr.
Rogers and Gardners Gather
This past Saturday, the ily of Haines City; Lloyd
Rogers-Gardner annual fam- Gardner and family of Orlan-
ily reunion was held at 505 do; Herbert Gardner and
Madison Street, at the home of family of Milton; Roy Henry
Nelson and Fay Gardner. and Georgia (Rogers) Henry
of Macon, Ga.; Donny Lance
Out of town guests attending and family of Macon, Ga.;
were: Don Gardner and fam- Christopher Spires of Macon,
Taking Tree Orders
The Division of Forestry of
the Florida Department of
Agriculture announced this
week that bare root seedling
orders are now being accepted
for November through Febru-
ary deliveries. Order forms
may be obtained from offices
of the Division of Forestry,
Agricultural Extension Ser-
vice, or Agricultural Stabiliza-
tion and Conservation Service.
All orders should be placed
before October 1.
Minimum order for bare
root seedlings of any species is
25 but the minimum charge
for these will be the price of
500 seedlings. Prices range
from $6.50 per 500 for North
Florida Slash Pines to $60.00
per 1,000 for Dogwoods.
Some species offered for
sale are: Christmas Tree sand
pines, spruce pine, cottonwood
cuttings, dogwood, Arizona
cypress, catalpa, laurel oak,
red cedar, swamp chestnut,
sweetgum, and tupelo.
For additional information
and a free planting pamphlet
contact your local Division of
Forestry field office or contact
Dee Paffos, 763-6589.
Grains of gold, platinum
and gem stones are
often mixed with certain
shore and river sands.
Ga. Local clan members at-
tending were: Charlie Smith
and family; Wayne Gable and
family, and Vance Rogers and
Guests attending were Rev.
David Fernandez and family,
John Odom and family, Carlos.
and Helen Miles, and numer-
ous other friends.
Everyone enjoyed a wonder-.
ful day of fellowship and a.
delicious meal said those in
Slated Next Week
has been working
S" for you and has
Sf J proven her concern,,
B ^F t her ability and
"- -B- DEVOTION for Gulf
\ County. She wants
\. to continue to be
Sour public servant.;
Your Next Qualified
CLERK OF COURT
Accused - Tried and Found Guilty beyond any
shadow of a doubt.
Serving the People of Gulf County in a courteous,
honest and dependable manner.
County Commissioner-Dist. 5
My pledge to you as in the past, I'll never let you down.
My time is your time.
Pd. Pol. Adv., Pd. for by Leo Kennedy
is distinctive raised lettering.
has the elegance and individual dis-
tinction of fine craftsmanship.
Heliograving costs about half as much
as you'd expect to pay, and it's ready
within the week-compared to longer
periods required for other processes.
*(Heliograving-not to be confused with engraving)
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AGE SIX THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
4 . .* - 4
Interest Rate Cut
On VA Home Loans
Smart investors always seek the
greatest dividends for their invest-
ment. .. so here's a tip for you. A
small investment.of your time in
regular check-ups by your family
doctor can result in the most preci-
ous dividend of all. . . good health.
Don't gamble with your health . :
invest in your future. Make an ap-
pointment for a physical examina-
. mat R.W PHARMACY
., The Youth Choir from My-
er's Memorial Baptist Church,
of Eight Mile, Ala., will be
presenting a musical concert
Friday, August 1st, at 7:30
p.m.,-at the First Baptist
Church of Port St. Joe.
' ,Thie pastor Rev. Bill Heaton
and Al Yancey, Minister of
SMusic and Youth wish to
:-extend! to'the community of
S'Port St. Joe a cordial welcome
to hear this fine.group sing.
S Nylon stockings first
went on sale in; America
. on October 25, 1940.-
rate reductionsin the private
Mason explained that the
popular term "GI home loan"
is a misnomer.
"Except in rare instances,
we don't make direct loans",
he said. "VA guarantees or-ns
by private lenders to eligible.
veterans, theirunmarried s'ur-
viving spouses and active duty
military personnel. Our guar-
anty covers 60 percent of the
loan ora maximum of $25,000,
whichever is lower. That
,guarantee allows- lenders to
charge a lower interest rate
For veterans thinking about
buying a new home with a GI
home loan, the recent down-
turn in the economy may have
a silver lining.
The economic slowdown has
prompted VA to lower its GI
home loan interest rate from a
record 14 percent in April 1980
to 11% percent presently.
"For a veteran buying a
home with a 30 year, $50,000
GI loan,": said Jacksonville
VA regional office loan guar-
anty officer, John Mason, "the
two and a half percent rate
decrease will lower the month-
ly payment by about $97."
Mason cautioned that the
rate change does not affect
existing loans. Once a loan is
made the interest rate re-
mains fixed over the life of the
The new 11i percent rate
was agreed upon jointly by VA
and the Department of Hous-
ing and Urban Development
which administers, the FHA
home loan program, and said
Mason, is in line with interest
Steve Strickland, candidate
for the District:Nine seat in
the Florida Hbuse of Repre-
sentatives; has announced the
-opningof his campaign office
at 219-B Tyndall Parkway, in
Grand opening ceremonies
took place at 10:00 a.m.,
on Monday, July 28.
examiner Determines Death Cause
Dr. Ed Keilman, a Pathola-
gist from Fort Walton Beach,
who serves this district as a
state Medical Examiner,
spoke to the Port St. Joe
Rotary Club last Thursday,
telling them of some of the
experiences he has encounter-
ed in his service as a medical
examiner and of experiences
Here in Port St. Joe, Dr.
Kielman is on the staff of the
Municipal Hospital, where he
oversees procedures in the lab
and examines removed tis-
sues, determining if their
removal was necessary and
the condition of the tissues.
Dr. Keilman pointed out
that Medical Examiners in the
State of Florida differ from
the old Coroner system. "A
Medical Examiner must be a
P biologist by Florida law,
ur. Keilman. He may have an
M.D. working under his direc.
tion, but the Pathologist must
take the responsibility for any
Dr. Keilman pointed out,
"Death is a medical thing and
Coroners were just not trained
to determine causes of death."
The Medical Examiner is
charged with examining all
homocides, suicides, criminal
abortions, and other causes of
unusual death. They also
examine and issue proper
medical. certification for all
accidental deaths, deaths
from unusual diseases, etc.
The speaker pointed out that
all deaths from automobile
accidents in which a person 15
years of age and over are
killed, it is a law that a
blood-alcohol test be made.
Dr. Keilman said that some-
times the examinations his
office is charged with per-
forming turn up evidence that
what was .thought to-be a
normal death was actually
homicide. "Just like Quincy",
(Continued from Page 1)
tions of the boat to determine
that the vessel had been used
recently for hauling mari-
juana. The crime lab is pre-
sently processing the evidence
which could designate the
location where the boat was
Sheriff Murphy stated that
the investigation into the
people involved is progressing
extremely well and some
arrests are expected within
the very near future.
NOTICE OF A SPECIAL ELECTION
TO BE HOELD ON SEPTEMBER 9,
1980, REGARDING THE PROPOSED
LEVY OF A TAX IN THE
* OVERSTREET FIRE CONTROL
, Notice" is hereby given that an elec-
tion will be held on September 9, 1980,
S e6gardirig the imposition of a tax of up to
, mill on the assessed value of the
property within the district.
SThe Overstreet Fire Control District Is
comprised of the area located In the
following described part of Gulf County,
Begin at the northwest corner of Sec-
, on 31, Township 5 South, Range 11
West, and run East along the section
lines to the northeast corner of Sec-
tion 35, Township 5 South, Range 11
West, thence South along the section
lines to the northwest corner of Sec-
tion 1, Township 6 South, Range 11
" West, thence east to the northeast '
corner of Section 1, Township 6
South, Range 11 West, thence south
along the section lines to the south-
,. east' corner of section 24, Township
S 6 South, Range 11 West, thence West
S along thesection linesto the south- -
west corner of Section 19, Township
' South, Range 11' West, thence
-North along the county boundary
' section lines to the Point of Begin-
All qualified freeholders residing in
,said district who are also registered to
*"vote in said district, shall be eligible to
, cast their ballot at the election.
The tax Which may be levied shall be
Said Into a special fund to be known as
S the Overstreet Fire Control District. The
governing board of the Overstreet Fire
SControl District shall be composed of
Three members of the Board'of County
SCommissioners as provided In said law.
The ballot to .be provided for said
S election shall be in the following general
Form, "a referendum to determine
whether the commissioners of the Over.
street Fire Control District shall be
entitled to levy up to V/ mill on the
assessed value to be used for fire control
For the tax
S Against the tax
NOTICE OF A SPECIAL ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9,
1980, REGARDINGTHE PROPOSED
LEVY OF A TAX IN THE HOWARD
CREEK FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT.
Notice is hereby given that an election
will be held on September 9, 1980,
regarding the impositionota tax of up to
H mill on the assessed value of the
property within the district.
. The 'Howard -creek Fire Control
District Is comprised of the area located
in the following described, part of Gulf
Commencing at the. Southwest cor-
ner of Section 36, Township 7 South,
Range 10 West, for Point of Begin-
ning; thence run in an Easterly di-
rection along the South line of said
.Township 7 South to the Southeast
corner of Section 32, Township 7
South', Range 8 West; thence North
to the Northeast corner of Section 5,.
Township 6 South, Range 8 West;
"thence run West to the Northwest
corner of Section 1, Township 6
.South, Range 10 West; thence run
South back to the Southwest comer
of Section 36, Township 7 South,
Range 10 West, to the Point of Begin-
All qualified freeholders residing in
said district who are also registered to
vote in said district, shall be eligible to
cast their ballot at said election.
The tax which may be leiled shall be
paid into a special fund to be known as
the Howard Creek Fire Control District.
The governing board of the Overstreet
Fire Control District shall be composed
of three members of the Board of County
Commissioners as provided in said law.
The ballot to be provided for said
election shall be in the following general
"form, "a referendum to determine
whether the commissioners of the
Howard Creek Fire Control District
shall be entitled to levy up to / mill on
the assessed value to be used for fire
For the tax
Against the tax
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FIBERGLASS GLIDDEN SPREAD SATIN LANDSCAPE PMSunE TRUATED TRASH
Q. My husband, four kids
and I spend- a month each
summer in a lake cottage. I
get no'vacation from my
usual jobs, while everyone
else plays full time. Can you
help me simplify the chores
so I too'can "play"?
J.K. Memphis, Tenn.
A. 1. Many mothers "vaca-
tion" your way. How about
striking? Make it a sit-down
strike. Demand that every able
,* family member' share the
work. Specify jobs each can
handle; cooking, cleaning,
laundry, bed making, dish
washing, shopping, etc. Dad
can master the grill, so can
older children. Quite young
children can tote, shuck corn,
empty trash, etc.
2. Use convenience
3. If eating out is too
costly, buy a fast-food main
course now and then. Add
some simple foods.
, 4. Grill. breads, veget-'
ables, fish, cheese and
desserts. (Toast slices of
bought angel food or pound
cake and sandwich with
5. Let children prepare
and proudly serve some no-
Q. My definition of a
friend is one who gladly takes
my surplus zucchini. A res-
taurant here serves elegant
Zucchini Timbales. They will
not give the recipe. I hope
you have one to share.
M.F. Clayton, Wash.
A. Indeed it is that time
again. Too bad bountiful
zucchini and pumpkins can't
be used to make gasoline and
oil. This recipe is from my
Savers- Series Something
2 cups grated zucchini
1/2 cup grated Swiss
1/4 cup finely chopped
1/4 cup dry seasoned
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons oil
Preheat oven to 3750F. In
large bowl mix zucchini,
cheese, onion, crumbs, salt
and pepper. Beat in eggs.
Put 1 teaspoon oil in each
of six 6-ounce custard cups.
Heat cups in oven then spoon
in mixture. Bake for 18 to 20
minutes or until golden brown.
Turn out or serve in cups
immediately. Serves 6.
Please address your food
questions, tips or comments to
Margaret Happel c/o Butterick
Publishing, 708 Third Avenue,
New York, New York 10017.,
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The Gulf County Ad#
School is offering a class in
welding, and it is free. If you
are a veteran, you can also
draw your G.I. benefits. The
School stressed that when they
say free, they really mean
They urge you to drop by the
Gulf County Adult School,
located upstairs in the Cen-
tennial Building, or call 227-
1744 for more information.
Acre of land at Howard
Creek. 12x60' mobile home
with screen porch on one side.
Deep well, all fenced and
cross fenced. 2 pumps for gar-
den. Good outside buildings.
16' covered chicken pen. Call
Emory Stephens, 229-6803 or
WARRANTY ON PARTS
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31. 1980
ACounty Officials Briefed On New State Tax Laws
* Gulf County Commissioner
Leo Kennedy and County
Attorney Billy Joe Rich
attended a meeting of elected
county officials of the Big
Bend Area Wednesday, where
they were told by lobbyists
how they fared in the 1980
legislative session, at a discus-
sion program sponsored by
the executive board of the
Apalachee Regional Planning
The hows and whys of the
e.A. UNIV. WEST FLA.
GULF CO. DEMO. COMM.
LICENSED REAL ESTATE
'CERTIFIED FLA. EVALUATOR
10 Yrs. ACTUAL APPRAISAL
Has trained a number of
deputy appraisers in mapping
new Truth in Millage or
T.R.I.M. bill dominated the
lectures and question-answer-
ing by John Thomas and Mike
Morrell of the State Associa-
tion of County Commissioners
"It's a 99-page major re-
vision of property tax law",
Morrell said, "introduced by
the Governor to allow him and
the Department of Revenue to
raise assessments from 60 to
100 percent or full market
Vote For and Elect
MEMBER, Ist METHODIST
Chairman of Administrative
WEWA GATOR BACKERS
"A Working Appraiser to Serve
the People of Gulf County"
Rodney Louis Herring
Pd. Pol. Adv., Pd. for by Rodney.Louis Herring
Morrell said the bill contain-
ed three major provisions: an
eight percent cap in county
spending, a $25,000 homestead
exemption on city and county
taxes, and increased "truth in
taxation" public disclosure
Governor Graham wanted
to keep the cap at five percent,
as he had last year, Morrell
said, but SACC and other
lobbyists managed to get it
raised to eight.
"We showed the Legislature
that, through history, every-
time a rollback in millage was
Jam Begins With Paired Pears
Among the rewards of "putting up" fresh Pear Jam is the,
delicious eating experience. Muffins and morning toast take on
new appeal with homemade jam. Select fresh pears at the mar-
ket; jot down on your shopping list a package of Sure-Jell fruit
pectin. It's the commercial pectin that supplements fruit's
natural pectin to be sure of a good "set." It's your choice to
add allspice, cloves and cinnamon in combination or just one
to the prepared fruit. Earmark a few jars for deserving friends.
It's called "giving eating pleasure year 'round."
4 cups prepared fruit 1/2 to 1 teaspoon each
(about 3 Ib. fully ripe ground cloves, cinna-
pears) mon and allspice'
2 tablespoons lemon juice (optional)
5 cups (2-1/4 lb.) sugar
1 box (1-3/4 oz.)
powdered fruit pectin
First prepare the jars. Wash, scald and drain jars and lids; or
use automatic dishwasher with very hot rinse water.
Then prepare the fruit. Peel and core about 3 pounds pears.
Chop very fine or grind. Measure 4 cups into very large sauce-
pan. Add lemon juice and spices.
Then make the jam. Measure sugar and set aside. Mix fruit
pectin into fruit in saucepan. Place over high heat and stir
until mixture comes to a hard boil. Immediately add all sugar.
Bring to a full rolling boil and .boil hard minute, stirring
� constantly. Remove from heat and skim off foam with metal
spoon. Ladle quickly into jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of top.
Wipe tops and threads of jars with clean damp cloth. Cover with
two-piece lids, following manufacturer's directions. Process
in boiling water bath for 5 minutes, timing when water returns
to a boil. Cool, test for seal and store. Makes about 7 cups or
7 (8 fl. oz.)jars.
.. I Food
bDil relating to:
County Officers' Salaries.
Since last year's salary ad-
justment of elections super-
visors' salaries, a $4,300 in-
crease, studies were made
which showed that the duties
of tax collectors, property
appraisers, court clerks and
sheriffs had also increased.
The Legislature raised their
salaries by five percent and
granted a $2,000 incentive for
them to attend training pro-
grams approved by the state.
Transportation. The Legisla-
ture agreed that much-more
revenues were needed to
provide for the maintenance
of roads alone but because of
the election year, it refused to
increase road taxes, Thomas
said. So mucn an increase
may occur during a special-
session after November,- he
Dual Taxation. Due to the
efforts of SACC and others,
Thomas said, only one of four
pieces of dual taxation legisla-
tion passed. It provides that if
a county has a dual taxation
problem and wants to correct
it by remitting funds to a city,
it can do so. And that city may
remit the money to its citi-
zens, Thomas said.
At the beginning of the
1978-79 academic year,
enrollment in journalism
schools was.70,601 -up
seven percent from 1977-78.-:
I will run this office efficiently and C
Your Vote Will Be Appreciated
Pd. Pol. Adv., Pd. for B. J. (Bill) Rich, Sr.
Stamp .. ************
OVER 150 STORES
e SERVING THE SOUTHEAST
Food stamp recipients will
get only one cost-of-food in-
crease in the next year under
reulationt issued today by Rugged! Relaxing! Reasonable!
the U.S. Department of Agri-
Assistant Secretary Carol
Tucker Foreman said the food
stamp benefit increase usual-
ly given in July will not be
given this year. USDA will
adjust food stamp benefits and
deductions to account for in-
creases in the Consumer Price
index (CPI) only once a year,
semi-annual updates in Janu- t '
ary and July.
"This is one of a number of "to ' "'
program-tightening measures W
proposed by the Administra- . I
tion and approved by Con- P Q0t
gress last month", Foreman KING Li i
said. "It will save $133 million SIZE SO n room
in this fiscal year and $300 S I9 9 y f
million in fiscal year 1981, 9 b Co m fort
which will help to meet the 1999 5 K
increased cost of the food -PC. GROUP 3-PC. GROUP
stamp program caused by un- L 82" Sofa
employment and inflation." 58200 "o Sofa
Also under the regulations .. Matching Chair
USDA will continue to adjust Compr8 at S 99.95
the food stamp eligibility . 82' Sofa (25KS) ............ $199.95 Ottoman 250A) .............$79.95
limits each year on July 1, but . " Loe s.et (2sLS) ....... s.S Cocktail Table (25CT) ....... S999
the increase will be substan- ,,Matching Chair (25CC) ..... $139.95 End Table (2SET). .........$ 119.95.
the increase will be substan- * B SI I B" Dgit K >.^ jM B T^R ^ * ^T.g �T. ^^B
tially less than under previous
law, in accordance with "NEDPL-
another provision recently rom the ERKLINE
adopted by Congress. ceo
Today's regulations set the
Office of Management and
Budget's (OMB's) property
line as the standard for food -
use a version of the 0MB .
guideline which was updated
for more current CPI data.
The change to the standard
OMB guideline for food stamp h uen size Sleeper
income limits will mean that Available at S399.95
receive food stamps in fiscal . [4ti
year 1981 and several million Either King Size Sofaa e n
fewer persons will be eligible Either King Size Sofa Rust or OYSvinY
for food stamps. This change 95 ofSoto(43........ :5. ...-- . ..... 99.96
is expected to save $15 mion i King Size Sofa (09K1(S) ........ $299.95 Love Seat (43L) .......... $27.
is expected to save 15 mi$29.95ion o S) 9 Chair (43 .....................
in the current fiscal year and Rocrk(09SR) $19.9 $39.95 at 95 chng Rcliner (43C)...........$23
Ch eir 09 C) . . . .. . . . 2199.95C r Otlom an (430A)...............:........ $ 89.
$65 million in fiscal year 1981. Ottoman (090A) ... . 89.95 Cocktail Tble (43CT)
Queen Size Sleeper (09OS) $399.9$ End Table (43ET) ............ ....... 91
On July 1 the monthly net
income limits which poor Tems To
families must meet to qualify ........
Sfr food stamps will rise from Elctc 'c 4 O
$596 to $621 for a family of Famous DoubleE
iIMostioraze nr d-.1 .A I
When a wool flannel gar-
ment is half dry after wash-
ing, press it, using cheese-
cloth as a press cloth, to lift
the nap and avoid that
needed, county commissions
had been responsible and
granted one", Morrell said.
"There are exemptions possi-
ble for counties facing major
new expenditures like county
jails and from state mandated
programs, new or old."
"The homestead exemption
was designated to offset in-
creases in taxes homeowners
would experience from the
enforcement of 100 percent
assessment levels", Morrell
said. He added that because of
the drop in tax revenues
anticipated from the $25,000
homestead exemption on
school taxes passed by voters
last March, the new eyemp-
tion would be staggered over a
period of three years: $15,000
the first, $20,000 the second,
--and $25,000 the third year.
"A constitutional amend-
ment is necessary first, how-
ever, and it will be put to the
voters on, the October 7'
ballot", Morrell said.
To combat the recent peti-
tion drive by county property
appraisers which if passed
would keep assessments at the
65 percent statewide average
and limit county spending'to
five percent yearly increases,
legislators created a stipula-
tion that if the voters approve
Terry Segers Greets New Manager Frank Porras
2/Welcome to OUr
Come In and Meet Our
IR,. r.ank po.orras
Mr. Pooras has extensive experience in
management and fast food restaurants. He served
as manager of Church's Fried Chicken for six years
and prior to that he was employed by Burger King.
We welcome his ideas and future service in making
TERRY'S FRIED CHICKEN a friendly customer oriented
place of business
Terry's Fried Chicken
Highway 98 and Fifth street
tql " .... L ---- . .......
Mll -l1-.+; -a f_._
the property appraiser's
amendment in November,
they won't receive the home-
stead exemptions, Morrell
SThe third provision of the
bill strengthened the law re-
quiring public hearings and
newspaper advertising of bud-
gets and tax increases. City
and county commissions will
now have to also mail to every
taxpayer a letter explaining
how much and why their taxes
went up, Morrell said. The
SACC supported that, he said,
because it will help to educate
voters of the real reasons
behind a tax increase.
Because of the workload
placed on property apprais-
ers in raising assessments,
Morrell said, they have been
granted possible extensions of
the usual July 1 submission to
counties of certified millages.
But the bill provides, Morrell
said, if worse comes to worse,
counties can meet their Octo-
ber budget deadline by adopt-
ing temporarily the former
year's budget. ARPC counties
that have received extensions
are Calhoun, 30,days; Gulf, 60
days; Wakulla, 30 days; and
Washington, 60 days.
SACC Executive Director
John Thomas explained other
Accused - Tried and Found Guilty beyond any
shadow of a doubt.
Serving the People of Gulf County in a courteous,
honest and dependable manner.
County Commissioner-Dist. 5
My pledge to you as in the past, I'll never let you down. -
My time is your time. .
Pd. Poi. Adv., Pd. for by Leo Kennedy
III I I~
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31. 1980
Each office i independent
Owned and operated.
Super Bargain. 1 city block
and� city. block in Carra-
belle, 3 blks. from heart of
town, 15 lots in all. Ideal for
.speculative builder or inves-
tor. No. 700
- acres, close to town,
i with store bldg. fully equip-
ped, inlcuding Ig. commer-
I cial cooler, counters and is-
Sland shelving. Plenty of
Room for expansion. Owner
may finance. $40,000. No.
30'x90' commercial lot on
corner of Reid Ave. & 5th St.
Across alley from City Hall.
Priced right and owner will
finance. $12,000. No. 703
PORT ST. JOE
Price reduced! 4 bdrms.,
and 2 ba. with nice 181' x
23' family room. Stucco on
'block exterior on 2 lots.
SPlenty of room for the whole
family! 1618 Marvin Ave.
$44,900 with terms available
New Listing: 4 bdrms, 2 kit-
chens, could be used as 2
apartments or a boarding
house. Room galore for the
large family, good garden
:space and utility house.
.Quiet dead end street. No.
Low down payment, own-
er wants to. sell.' Assume
existing loan, owner will
accept 2nd mortgage at low
interest rate. 3 Ig. bdrms, 2
ba., living rm, big den,
screen porch, cen. h&a, Ig.
lot with shade trees. Redec-
orated and in excel. cond.
$44,500. 1101 Garrison Ave..
Nice shady city lot, 516 7th
Income producing property.
Located on Reid Ave. 3 indi-
-vidual income units. Buy
- equity and assume 1st mort-
Sgageat 9/4 percent. $37,000.
:Excel. opportunity for a
;young couple to own their
o�wn home and have income
':from the property paying
.the mortgage. 3 furnished
;rental units in addition to
main house. Owner financL
ing available. Come find out
Sthe details! $46,000. No. 100.
Terrific starter home: 2
Sbdrm., 1 ba. furn. home on
: 2x150' corner lot. $23,500.
C' Corner lot with nice 3
-bdrm., 2 ba. house. Lg. liv.
::rm & comfortable den.'
*Chain link fence, stor. shed,
:shallow well and pump. 619
S:Marvin Ave. $37,500. No. 104
SNeed more room for your
:family? This nice spacious
house will accommodate
,you comfortably. It has 4
Sbdrms, 2 ba., liv. rr, din.
.area, Ig. kitchen, 23x18�
;family rm on 2 lots. 1618
- Marvin Ave. $47,500. No. 105
' Take root in a 2 bdrm, 1 ba.
ih ome on fenced lot. Liv. rm.
: with fireplace, din. rm, re-
,modeled kitchen, utility
House in back, new cen. h&a
Call for more info. 527 10th
"St. $25,000. No. 106
SBeautiful executive home "
on THREE landscaped lots.
3 Ig. bdrms, 28' liv. rm.,
garage and double carport:
: Lots of extras, including Ig.
:screened Fla. rm. and 2
workshops. 602 17th'St. No.
SClean and sharp, 1 .bdrm.
:with child's rm, fully furn.
m opbile home on corner lot in
:Oak Grove. Well insulated,
.gas central heat. Owner will
finance, $7,500. No. 108.
Practically new! 3 bdrm, 2
::ba. brick home. Has all
:amenities including wet
.baar, b-b-q, trash compactor,
central vacuum system,
jilus super location. 104 Yau-
pon. $59,900. No. 109
-iEDON B. MILLER,
E. B. MILLER REALTY
111/2 PERCENT FINANCING-- To build now
or invest for the future. Take another good
Beautiful lagoon location in
Camp Palms Subd. 2 bdrm.,
1 ba., liv. rm, din. rm, kit-
chen. Call office for more
info. $60,000. No. 600
Observe the beauty of the
Gulf! This newly construct-
ed stilt beach home has ob-
servation deck for viewing
and sunning. 2 bdrms, insul-
ated thruout. Call for more
info. $39,500. No. 601
ST. JOE BEACH
New Listing - Georgia Ave.
3 lots that total almost 1
acre. 1 lot has power pole
and well with new pump.
House has almost new root,
4 bdrms. (3 Ig., 1 sm.), 2 full
ba. (1 in master bdrm.)
Easy financing. Pay $7,-
177.98 equity and assume
mortgage. Available im-
charming beach cottage,
professionally decorated &
fully furnished with superb
taste. 2 bdrm., 1 ba. and kit-
chen is a homemaker's
dream. On stilts among the
pines. 75'x150' lot..This one
will go fast. $38,950. No. 206
Brick veneer energy saving
extra well-built 2 bdrm.
home on 2 lots. A home you
will be proud of. Call for
appt. Santa Anna St. $55,000.
BEACH LOTS-3 lots, 1 blk.
from beach in St. Joe
Beach. Each lot 50'x125'.
$16,750. No. 200
Excel. buy! 3 bdrm, 11/ ba.
mobile home on 75'x100' lot.
Block and a half from the
beach, $12,500. Santa Anna.
3 bdrm., 2 ba. beauty on 2
lots, extra insulation thru-
out, carport, storage bldg.,
chain link fence. Less than 2
yrs. old. Will sell below re-
placement cost.. (Ponce de
Leon). $47,500. No. 204
This most attractive, beach
home is located 1 blk from
beach and is priced to sell. 2
bdrms, 1 ba., liv. rm., din.
rm, kitchen, cen. h&a, well
insulated, utility house and
fenced in back area. Canal
St. $22,500. No. 205.
Use your own skills and
imagination to complete a
partially finished house. 3
bdrms., 1% ba., liv. rm; din.
rm, garage with utility rm.,
only 1 block from beach. Ad-
jacent corner lot also avail-
able. $19,000. No. 207
Super nice beach cottage, 2
bdrm. - den, or 3 bdrm., 2
ba. on U. S. 98, across from
beach. Unique design. Car-
pet & vinyl floors. Lg. utili-
ty rm, board privacy ferce.
Sharpest cottage on beach.
$42,500. No. 208
Need more room? Beautiful
beige brick home on east
side of Hwy. 98. Lovely nat-
ural wood interior. 3 Ig.
bdrms., 2 baths, den with
magnificent view of Gulf.
Huge bay windows, sun
deck. Fenced dog run. 25'
kitchen-dining rm., util. rm,
very Ig. living rm with fire-
place. Adjoining acre. Will
sell separately. No. 209.
Duplex-Plenty or room, 2
bdrm., ba., liv. rm, kitchen-
dining combo. 960 sq. ft.
each side. Needs some re-
modeling. Will make excel-
lent rental income proper-
ty. No. 202.
3 bdrm. mobile home on
TWO wooded lots. Includes
very Ig. screened porch and
outdoor shower--only 1 blk.
from the beach! Partly fur-
nished, owner financed:
2 story house with sun deck
on U.S. 98, gives you a
beautiful view of the Gulf.
Completely furns. deluxe 4
bdrm., 2 ba. home. Ready
for occupancy. $65,000. No.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf front 71' on the Penin-
sula. Beautiful homesite,
very reasonable. This one
will go fast. No. 11.
Be protected by Century
21's Home Protection Plan
when you purchase this
lovely 3 bdrm, 2 ba., cen
h&a, fully modern home
only 1 blk. from the beach.
$35,000. No. 602
1.99 acres 150' on SR30 to
Indian Lagoon. Approx. 650'
depth. An ideal building site
cleared and filled. $41,250.
A Ig. selection of excel.
bldg. lots in Mexico Beach,
St. Joe Beach, Beacon Hill,
plus Gulf Aire lots. No. 900.
Commercial lots .90'x190',
120'x90', in Mexico Beach
Business Center. Lg. com-
mercial lot-275' frontage
on Hwy. 98, 320' on canal-
strategic corner on sea-
going canal: No. 901
168' Gulf front, 164' on U.S.
98, over 250' deep. Ideal for
investment or unique loca-
tion for a beach home. No.
Remodeled, cozy, 2 bdrm.
home on paved 386A (15th
St.) One block from beach.
Refrig., stove, dishwasher
stay. $29,500.00. No. 404
Valuable property on beach
side-3rd lot from beach!
Completely furnished dup-
lex on 28th St. I bdrm., 1 ba.
on each side. Call for more
info. $47,,000. No. 401
Live within walking dis-
tance of beach in a furn. 2
bdrm., 1' ba. mobile home
on 75'x112' corner lot. Utili-
ty shed.in back with wash-
ing machine. 2 blks. from
beach at a nice affordable
low price-$18,000. No. 402
1 blk. from beach in a nice
location! Furn. 2 bdrm, 1
ba. home with screen porch.
Extra' bdrm. and shower
connected. 2 a-c's. Call for
more information. $25,000.
No. 403 ,
2-3 bdrm. mobile home on
attractive fenced lot 2 blks.
from beach. Completely fur-
nished including washer &
TV. EXTRA 56' screened
porch! EXTRA 40' boat
house. Available immedi-
ately. No. 406.
200' on Intracoastal Canal,
3.7 acres. % mile from
paved Hwy. 386. A beautiful
property for anyone who
wants to tie up his boat in
his own backyard. $30,000.
Almost 2 acres fronting on
Wetappo Creek. High and
dry with horseshoe bank
overlooking creek. Owner
may stibdivide. $27,000. No.
Shady lot at Howard Creek.
Just a few minutes walk
from the boat landing.
$3,000. No. 805
Perfect acre in Overstreet
for your new home. High, no
marsh. Not far from the
Intracoastal Canal. $3,500.
Beautiful brand new 3 bdrm
2 ba. home on 6 private
acres. Modern "country"
living at its best. Priced in
the mid 50's. No. 807.
8.5 acres on 386, near Over-
street, all cleared. $50,000.
Someone is missing a
really profitable oppor-
tunity here. If you have
even thought idly about
this, take the time to call
and see if purchase can be
worked out to your satis-
Profitable, efficiently op-
erated business in Port
St. Joe. Known to all of us
for quality sandwiches.
Buy this and if you
operate as well as pre-
sent owner, will pay for it-
self in a few short years--
known as the "Sub Shop"
PATTY MILLER, Realtor Assoc.
SHERRIE ZYSKI - 229-8494
SANDRA CLENNEY, 229-6310
JIM CLEMENT - 648-5482
DONNIE LANGE, 229-8004
Route 3, Box 167A - Port St. Joe, Fla. 32456
1829 Hwy. 98 - MEXICO BEACH
You Can Discourage Burglars
Many people think of the
summer months as a time
for having fun and taking
some consider the season an
excellent opportunity to
burglarize temporarily va-
cated homes. The Insurance
Information Institute warns
that national crime statistics
show August to be the most
active month for burglars in
the United States.
SAccording to FBI crime
statistics, the South reported
31 per cent of all the burg-
laries in the U.S. during 1978
the most recent year for
which figures are available.
Other FBI figures show.that
65 per cent of all burglary
losses that year were resi-
dential. There also has been
an increase in daylight
break-ins. FBI statistics
show an overall increase of
10 per cent in daytime resi-
dential burglaries from 1974-
In Florida there were 170.-
061 burglaries during 1978,
the FBI reported. At an
average loss of $526 per
break-in, Florida property
owners were ripped off for
more than $89 million that
House and lot, can be seen at
319 Avenue C. Price $4,100.
229-6665. 2tp 7-1
Mobile home with 10x30'
addition on nice lot, furnished.
Douglas Landing. 229-6030.
1978 Liberty mobile home,
14x70', 2 bdrms., 2 baths,
partly furn. with Ig. back
porch on 6 and a third acres of
land. Land includes a Ig. barn,
2 sheds, hog pen, Ig. garden
area with access to water and
pasture. All 6 and a third acres
are cleared and fenced on soon
to be paved road at Stone Mill
Creek. For more info call Ben-
ton Hamm at 639-2781 Wewa-
hitchka. tfc 7-3
For Sale by Owner: 3 bdrm.
block house with 2 baths.
Located on Long Ave. near
schools. For more informa-
tion, call 227-1313 after 5 p.m.
Two houses and two lots in
Highland .View. 890 Parker
Ave. Phone 229-8605. 6tp6-29
3 beautiful wooded lots, 2
blocks from the beach. $4,500
ea. Call 229-6573 after 5 p.m.
.. A.bdrm., 1� ,ba. furnished
home oh 1gj shady lot with
chain link fence. For sale by
woenr. $30,000 cash. 223 3rd
St., H.V. 4tc 7-17
2 lots on Hickory Street,
approx. 100 yds. from river on
beautiful Red Bull Island,
Wewahitchka. Perfect area.
for fishing and hunting. Each
lot 125' wide x 100' deep. For
quick sale, $2,195 ea. Call 904-
648-5351after 5:00p.m. tfc7-17
1976 Datsun pick-up with
camper shell. Call 229-8161.
1976 Chevette, air cond.,
good gas mileage , 4 cyl. stand.
transm. 229-8674. 2tc 7-24
1978 Z28 Camaro, good
cond., new tires, am-fm cas-
sette stereo. Will trade for
truck or van, or $3,300 as is.
229-6520. 2c 7-24
Living Room Sale, chil-
dren's clothes, knic-knacs,
household gadgets. Friday
and Saturday (Aug. 1 & 2) at
520 7th St. 8 a.m. til. Phone
229-6676 fomo more info. tp
Garage Sale, Saturday, July
26, 8:30 - 12:00. Lots of baby
things, carpet shampooer and
vacuum cleaner. Other things
also. Itc 7-24
year by uninvited house
To keep burglars from do-
ing well at your expense, the
Insurance Information Insti-
tute suggests adding these
steps to a pre-vacation
check list. Lock all windows
and doors, including those in
the attic, garage and base-
ment. Deadbolt or double
cylinder locks are your best
safeguard. Windows also
should be secured. Don't
leave extra keys in obvious
places such as under a door-
mat, over a door or in the
mailbox. Make sure your
home retains a "lived-in"
appearance. Discontinue de-
liveries of mail, newspapers
and milk. Arrange to have
the lawn mowed, and circu-
lars removed from the pre-
mises. Leave the home
lights burning. Automatic
timing devices are an excel-
lent investment. As a pro-
fessional burglar put it: "I
won't take a chance on a
timer even if I see it. Why
take a risk when right down
the street some fool hasn't
got one?" Lock all ladders
up out of sight. Don't publi-
cize your vacation. Society or
family pages often advertise
the trips Floridians will be
taking. And burglars read
the newspapers. Don't talk
about your vacation to stran-
gers. Ask a neighbor and
local police or the sheriff to
keep an eye on your home.
Leave a key with the neigh-
bor so he can inspect your
home periodically and vary
the position of blinds, shades
and drapes. Tell police how
long you will be gone, who
has a key to your house and
where you can be reached.
Store valuables in a safe or
safety deposit box.
WA1n T n n s
One dishwasher and one
electric stove. Call 229-8939 or
648-5306. It 7-31
Motorcyles for sale: 1978 400
Hawk II Honda; 1976 Gold-
wing 1000 Honda. Call 229-6481.
See at 321 Avenue A. ltp7-31
Doberman Pincher puppies.
Tails clipped and wormed.
Cheap! Call after 6:00 p.m.
229-8424. tp 7-31
Philco refrigerator, coffee-
colored. $125.648-5950. Itc 7-31.
Okra: $5.00 for 1 hamper,
$10 for hamper. Phone 227-
1489 after 6 p.m. Mr. Mathews.
S1976 151 Marquis Mod. tri-
hull boat. Walk thru wind-
shield with a Dry Dock trail-
er. 85 h.p. Javelin with power
trim. 227-1271. tfc 7-31
Like new electric typewrit-
er and desk top calculator
with tape. Best offer. Also
English antique diamond clus-
ter, over 1 ct., appraised 1975
for $1,500. Will take best
reasonable offer. See Satur-
day between 2:00 - 6:00 at 110
Hunter Circle. Itp 7-31
White line-a-bed for Ford
and Chevy. 227-1476 after 7:00
p.m: : 2t c731
Surplus cable, 5-16" at 11,000
lb. test; 3-16" at 7,000 test.
Galvanized. Less than /2
price. Used for log winches,
Jeep winches, trawl cable.
Bridles made to order, Nico
eye splices. Apalachicola,
653-9423. 12th St. 4tp 7-10
6 Bassett puppies, vet check-
ed, wormed and with regis-
tration papers. Can be seen at
1905 Garrison Ave., or call 227-
1272 after 6 p.m. $150.00.
Pulpwood trailer, excellent
condition, $4,000. Call 670-8456
after 7 p.m. 4tp 7-10
Winnebago Brave motor
home. $6,000. Call 229-8939.
Yamaha ENDURO 125,
$500. Call 229-8939. tfc 7-3
1979 Honda Express II,
approx. 110 miles per gallon,
very good cond. 229-8019.
1973 mobile home, 12x65',
with Ig. add-a-room. ch&a,
partially furn. All copper wir-
ing, carpeted thruout. $5,800.
Phone 229-8673. tfc 5-15
24' C.B. beam antenna for
sale, $65 or best offer. Call
Claude Pylant, 648-5829.
1977 Kawasaki KZ-750
motorcycle. Like new, 5,500
miles on it. Phone 648-5997 or
229-6699. tfc 7-24
Furnished 1 bdrm. apart-
ment with air cond. Suitable
for one person. $125 per
month, $50 deposit. 1505 Mon-
ument Ave. or call 227-1613.
2,000 sq. ft. home, 3 bdrms, 2
ba., den, living rm. Good loca-
tion. 227-1151. tfc 7-3
Furnished 2 bdrm.. house,
auto. heat, no pets; furnished
large one bdrm. apt., auto
heat, no pets. 229-6777 after 7
p.m. tfc 11-8
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No need for wet carpets.
Dry clean them with HOST.
Use rooms right away. Rent
machine. St. Joe Furniture,
227-1251. tfc 10-23
Thames Hotel, day, weekly,
monthly rates. 302 Reid Ave.,
229-8723. tfc 3-6
Two bedroom semi-furnish-
ed trailer for rent at Over-
street. 229-6858. 2tp 7-24
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.
Terry's Fried Chicken now
taking applications for open-
ings. Apply during business
Qualified nutritionist to
direct WIC (Women, Infant,
Children) project for Port St.
Joe area. Call Gulf Co. Health
Dept. Phone 227-1276, P. O.
Box 188, Port St. Joe, 32456.
"When an innovation is very
difficult to establish, it is
Needed: Used books, all
kinds. For purpose of opening
a used book store. Free cou-
pon for each donation of 10 or
more books. No magazines
please. Will pick up any time ,
Call 227-1665, 229-6676 or 229-
tion of St. Joseph Chapter No.
56. R.A.M. 1st and 3rd Mon-
days, 8 p.m. All'visiting com-
E. E. WEEKS,H.P.
E. William McFarland, Sec.
There will be a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe
-Lodge No. 111, F. & A.M..
every first and third Thursday
at 8:00 p.m.
JOE ST. CLAIR,W.M.
J. P. Cooley, Sec.
STANLEY Home Needs
Phone Gail Zimmerman
Would like to keep children
in my home for working
mothers. Christian atmo-
sphere, lunch and large fenced
in back yard with swing set.
Monday thru Friday, rea-
sonable rates. Call Betty Barr,
1609 Palm Blvd., at 229-6622.
Porches, Decks, Etc.
For Information Call
CAR CARE CENTER
Foreign or Domestic
No job too small or too big. We
also carry used MGB parts. A
special trained Marine mech-
anic is here for your needs.
Come compare and save.
Smitty's Air Cond. &
Franchised Dealer for Fedder
Window units & central air
conditioning complete with
duct system. Residential &
For Free Estimates, Call
648-5024 or 648-5650
ST. JOE MACHINE CO.
Machine Work - Welding
506 First Street
Machinist on duty all day
Three bedroom masonry house with ceramic tile bath,
screened breezeway, carport, storage house. Neat
as a pin & priced to sell for only $26,900
2 bdrms, 1 bath, separate dining rm., large liv. rm,
breezeway, garage & workshop. 114 Hunter
Large 2 bdrm., 2 bath Cottage with large screened
porch on two lots fronting Hwy. 98 at St. Joe Beach
HANNON INSURANCE & REALTY
221 Reid Avenue Frank Hannon, Broker
Roy Smith, Associate Natalie Shoaf, Assoc.
Complete Wood Shop
Custom Cut Lumber
Want to Do It Yourself?
Then come see us for Stan-
&ley-tools, hardware, paneling,
Early's Hardware &
Hwy. 98W. 227-1763
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Sunday 4:00P.M. EST
St. James Episcopal Church
Air conditioning, refrigera-
tion and major appliance re-
pair. All work guaranteed.
John Hill. 229-6035. tfc 7-17
Carpentry Work Done
402 Ihird St.
Permanents - Coloring
Shaping - All Your Hair Needs
Owner, Betty Heath
Phone 229-6201 for Appt.
Stop here first
for a complete
306 Reid Ave.
Psychological services for
anyone with problems in day-
to-day living. Gulf County
Guidance Clinic, Port St. Joe.
227-1145. (24 hrs.)
CAREFOOT SEPTIC TANK
Septic Tank Cleaning
Trimming - Removing
Free Estimates - Experienced
329 Sixth St.
RED CARTER'S GUN SHOP
Port St. Joe Beach
Gunsmithing - Blueing
New & Used Guns - Scopes
Wouldn't You Really
Rather Have Cable TV?
For Cable TV
installation In Port St. Joe
Or Visit ,he Telephone Company
Business Office tfc 5-1
"tthink it was something I oe."
kills bugs for
up to six months,
and saves you obout $100 yerly
in costly pest control services.
Use of Sprayer tree with
purchase of Rid-A-Bug
HURLBUT SUPPLY CO.
306 Reid Avenue
Port St Joe. Florida
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
*Workers Under Social Security Have Benefit Rights
'A person's rights and re- same coin. Individuals eligible Social Security Administra- Dependents of retired work- current mailing address or fact, a full-time student or
sponsibilities under social se- for benefits under any of the tion have a right to those ers and survivors of deceased notification of the death of a fdab full-time stu
curity are two sides of the programs administered by the benefits. On the other hand, workers have additional re- beneficiary is essential if disabled. a wife widow I
they also have an obligation to porting responsibilities. They social security records are to Similarly, a wife, widow,
I follow the rules and regula- are required to report a mar- be accurate and if the agen- benefits on the bas of carc ing
PROFESSION Ations which.have been design- riage; divorce or annulment cy's goal of paying the right benefits on the basiBAPTIT CHURof caringCH
rS IO AL ed to promote the program's of a marriage; adoption of a amount to the right person is for a child u nder 18 years of
Snnri administration child: the departure of a child to be achieved. age or disabled, can no longer
St. Joe - St. Joe Beach - Mexico Beach
GRASS CUTTING- Bagged Clippings or Unbagged
FERTILIZER- Will spread your Fertilizer or sell,
you fertilizer for spreading
SPRAYING- Will spray weeds, nematodes, insects
EDGING- Will edge driveways, sidewalks,
RAKING- Leaves, pine needles, cones
Life - Fire - Auto.
MARK PELT, Representative
Monday, Wednesday, Friday in Port St. Joe
Tuesday and Thursday, 9 to 1 in Port St. Joe.
412 Monument'Avenue Phone 227-1684
Tuesday and Thursday in Wewahitchka at
Brown's Shoe Store Phone 639-2777
OFFICE HOURS: 9-5
- Vote For & Elect
FAYE STRIPLING COX
Supervisor of Elections
Wewa City Commission
Mayor Pro Tem
Pres., Amer. Cancer Society
Bd. Directors Medical Cen.
S._ Bd,,Dilreco�r� , ,Gujf ,Cqouty~
Support Will be
Pd. Pol. Adv., Paid for by Faye Stripling Cox
Of the 35 million people who
receive monthly social securi-
ty cash payments, about 30
million are either retired
workers and their dependents
or survivors of deceased
workers. All of these 30 million
people are required to report
specific events, including any
change of address, earnings
above the annual exempt
amount, and whether -they
work outside the United'
from the care of a wife;
widow, or widower; any chan-
ge in school attendance for a
student 18 to 22; and the death
of a person who was receiving
benefits. It is also important
for the social security office to
be notified if it becomes
apparent that a person is
unable to manage his or her
The reasons for some of
these reporting requirements
are obvious. For example, a
Other reporting require-
ments, however, while equally
important, may be less obvi-
ous. For example, payments
to a child will stop when he or
she reaches 18, except in the
case of unmarried, full time
students, or if the child is
disabled. When a child ap-
proaches his or her 18th birth-
day, therefore, it is important
-for the social security office to
be notified if the child is, in
Game Department Sets
Migratory Bird Seasons
The 1980-81 waterfowl sea-
son will begin one-half hour
before sunrise on Wednesday,
November 26, according to
action taken Friday, July 25
by the Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission at its meet-
ing at the Hilton Inn in
Under the migratory bird
framework approved by the
board, duck and coot season
will again be in two phases.
The first will be November 26
through December 7 and the
second from December 13
through January 19. This fall,
steel shot will be required in
all gauge shotguns in areas
where steel shot is required.
Dove season will begin
October 4 and continue in its
first phase through November
2. The second phase will get
under way November 8 and
run until November 23 with
the last phase December 13
through January 15. Shooting
hours remain from noon until
Other migratory bird sea-
sons adopted included rail and
Floridagallinule from Sep-
tember 1 through November
9; woodcock from December 6
through February 8 and snipe
from November 8 through
Among reports presented at
the meeting was one from the
Division of Fisheries on the
recent fish kills in the St.
Johns River. Two massive
kills, one in June and one in
July, have resulted in more
than 15 million sport and
rough fish dying in Lake
Jessup and Lake Harney area.
The board also heard a
report from the Division of
Wildlife about a proposed
research study on the whoop-
ing crane. The Division is
slated to begin a project to
establish a nonmigratory pop-
ulation of this endangered
species in Florida. Eggs from
the whooping crane will be
placed in the nest of non-
migratory sandhill cranes for
rearing. This type of project
has proven successful in
In other business, the Com-
Heard a report from the
Office of Environmental Ser-
vices on the status of a phos-
phate mining reclamation pro-
ject and activities relating to
the regulation of phosphate
Approved grazing leases for
the Cecil Webb Wildlife Mana-
gement Area for a five-year
Received a report on the
status of the number of
regular and special quota
permits issued through July
Established bird sanctuar-
ies in Brevard, Escambia,
Pasco and Santa Rosa coun-
Deleted Myakka River State
Park from those areas where
hogs are considered legal
The next meeting of the
Commission has been set for
September 19, in Palm Beach.
Tracie Diane Norwood, a
freshman from Port St. Joe,
was inducted into Gamma
Beta Phi, National Honor
Society at Troy State Univer-
Julane McFarland of Port
St. Joe, was elected as trea-
surer of the Gamma Beta Phi,
for the year '1980-81.
Gamma Beta Phi is a
national honor society which
selects the top student of each
academic class for member-
ship. Members also partici-
pate in service projects such
as ushering at college func-
tions, collecting books for
,prisoners and giving parties
for nursing'home resideiins.
get tnese oeneits snoul met
child leave his or her care.
Here, too, efficient program
administration requires that
the social security office be
notified should the child leave.
A person receiving benefits
as a wife, husband, widow, or
widower must report the
receipt of a retirement pen-
sion based on work in public
employment not covered by
A booklet entitled, "Your
social security rights and
and survivors benefits,"
which spells out these report-
ing events in more detail, is
available at any social securi-
ty office. Other publications
deal with a person's rights and
responsibilities as they apply
to the social security disability
insurance program and to the
supplemental security income
program. If you have any,
questions that these publica-
tions do not answer or if you
would like additional informa-
tion, please contact your so-
cial security office. The people
there will be glad to help you.
The social security office in
Panama City is located at 30
West Government Street. The
telephone number is 769-4871.
Corner Third Streed and Baltzell Avenue
REV. BILL HEATON, Pastor
AL YANCEY, Minister of Music
SUNDAY SCHOOL ............................. 9:45 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE ......... 11:00 A.M.
CHURCH TRAINING ......................... 6:30 P.M.
EVENING WORSHIP SERVICES ..... 7:30 P.M.
PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday) ..... 7:00 P.M.
"Come and Worship God with Us"
Agents for NEIL
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Kenneth D. Herring
Gulf County Schools
SSeptember 9, 1980
QUALITY EDUCATION THROUGH
INTEGRITY AND EXPERIENCE
Pd, Pol. Adv., Pd. for by Kenneth
D. Herring, Treas.
-� - - . . �
4 - -
WHEREAS, SAMUEL A.
PATRICK, a long-standing
member of the Democratic
Executive Committee of Gulf
County, Florida, and Secre-
tary of this Committee, known
to his friends as Sammy Pat-
rick, departed this life on May
26, 1980; and
� " , :'
When you have decided on
the color or carpet that is right
for you, be sure that you have
considered these factors be-
fore buying. Remember that
the light source of a carpet
showroom and the room into
which the carpet will go can be
drastically different. Check a
:swatch in the light that is in
the room in your home and see
if it has a different effect on
die tone or shade of your
Color is important as far as
the decor of your room is
concerned also. A loud color,
Wo a softer color must be
exactly matched to the exist-
ing colors in the room. Also,
With the latest dyeing techni-
ques, multicolored carpets are
p. ow more widely available in
a greater range of combina-
tlons of hues and tones.
* Color is vital to the beauty of
'your carpet, be sure before
.you buy. See us today for a
wide selection of colors for
your carpet needs.
o.fPori .S. Joe
204 MONUMENT AVE.
Lion of the Year
WHEREAS, the Honorable
Sammy Patrick did long and
faithfully serve the people of
Gulf County, both as a private
citizen and public official in
the office of Property Apprais-
er for 48 years,' the longest
tenure of any County official
Li the State of Florida; and
WHEREAS, in Sammy Pat-
rick's passing, the member-
ship of the Committee and the
people of Gulf County have
sustained a great loss. His
services and dedication to the
business of the Committee as
Secretary for many, many
years; as well as his dedica-
tion and friendship to the
people of Gulf County will
be missed, and this loss will be
keenly felt by the member-
ship of this Committee, as well
as many other people in Gulf
County who .knew and loved
Sammy Patrick; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and
proper that we should adopt
this memorial upon his pass-
NOW, THEREFORE, be it
resolved by. the members of
the Democratic Executive
Committee of Gulf County,
Florida, as follows:
1. That we do hereby ex-
press our profound regret and
sincere sorrow at the passing
of our friend and fellow
member, Sammy Patrick.
2. That this .Committee ex-
presses its sincere sympathy
to the members of the family
of Sammy Patrick.
3. That the Secretary of this
Committee is hereby direct-
ed to spread upon the Minutes
of this Committee a copy of
this Resolution and send a
copy to the family of Sammy
ADOPTED At a meeting of
the Gulf County Democratic
Executive Committee held at
Port St. Joe on July 16, i980.
Gulf County Democratic
-s- Cecil G. Costin, Jr.
presented Fred Kleeb, right, with the
Lion of the Year award as one of his last
official duties. Kleeb, a transplanted
Yankee, earned the award for his
service to the club and the community.
during the past year. This picture of the
award presentation will appear in next
month's issue of The Florida Lion
magazine. -Star photo
Farmers who accurately
report crop acreages and sign
up to participate in the farm
program are not only eligible
for'price support benefits and
; deficiency payments, but are
also eligible to receive disas-
The 1980 program provides
for disaster payments to help
farmers whose crops are
severely damaged by weather
conditions, according to Leslie
Cobb County Executive Direc-
tor of the Agricultural Stabili-
zation & Conservation Service
"Farmers who plant within
their normal crop acreage
(NCA) are eligible to receive
disaster payments based on a
higher target level than those
who exceed their NCA," he
Wheat and feed grain pro-
ducers whose crop yield is less
than 60 percent of, the estab-
lished yield times the acreage
planted for harvest may re-
ceive disaster payments on
the production losses below 60
percent. For rice and upland
cotton producers, this pay-
ment is based on production,
losses below 75 percent.
"County .farmers should
notify our office if they expect
low'yields on their feed grain
crops due to severe weather
conditions," according to Mr.
The ASCS official said farm-
ers should notify the county
office before harvesting or
destroying acreages, or re-
planting to other crops when a
disaster strikes. Accurate
acreage and production re-
ports must be maintained to
assure full program benefits.
The program offers crop
protection against drought,
flood, hail, windstorm, insect
infestation, plant disease or
any other type of disaster
which occurs through no fault
of the farmer.
Further details on payment
provisions may be obtained
from the local ASCS office, at
1137 Harrison Avenue, Pan-
ama City, or call Leslie Cobb
Of all salt produced each
year, only about three per-
cent is used at table
for human consumption.
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
Dixie Belle Motel Has Opened A
We Have A Good Inventory of
FISHING POLES, REELS, TACKLE, MISC.
AT HARD TO BEAT PRICES
BAIT, SHRIMP, SQUID& CIGAR MINNOWS
Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 GARRISON AVE.- PORT ST. JOE
Invites You to Worship with Them
Ernest A. Barr, Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL ..................... 9:45AM
MORNING WORSHIP ..... ............ 11:00AM
EVENINGWORSHIP .................. 7:00 PM
WEDNESDAY NIGHT .................. 7:00 PM
Heating, Air Conditioning
.Franchised Dealer, Service and
Furnaces, Heat Pumps and Air
Conditioning. Residential and
Air conditioning, Refrigeration
and Electrical Contractor
Major Appliance Repairs
FORD SERVICE CO.
411 Baltzell Avenue (Rear of Building)
Phone 229-6903 / Port St. Joe
-VOTE FOR AND ELECT-
Supervisor of Election
Experienced In Keeping Records
Experienced In Public Relations
Pd. Pol. Adv., Pd. for by Robert L. Montgomery, Camp. Treas.
Corner of Fourth St. & Second Ave.
SUNDAY SCHOOL ..............:..... 9:45A.M.
WORSHIPSERVICES ..... 11:00 A.M. & 7:30 P.M.
CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) ......... 6:30 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday) .... 7:30 P.M.
Nursery Provided BRO. JERRY REGISTER
Now Open for Business
* DPaint and
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SHighway 98 & 1 stSt. Highland View
We Specialize In Paint and Body Work
Free Pak Pepsi WITH LUBE,
ree ak epsi OIL& FILTER
FREE ESTIMATES for your insurance claims, body
work, undercoating and painting. We carry all Gulf Oil
LightMechanic Man On Duty
He Took A Big Stick
Rev. Orval Reynolds of
Howard Creek met this large
creepy crawly in his garden on
Friday morning while he was
picking peas. The good Rev.
dispatched the creepy crawly
to wherever good snakes go
with a well placed stick to the
back of the head.
The rattler, which measur-
ed some six feet long had just
swallowed a rabbit when he
was spied by the Rev. Thir-
teen rattles tells us the snake
was 13 years old, says the Rev.
He will eat no more rabbits,
nor will he scare the bejabbers
out of anyone else again,
except the editor, who was
just a bit shaky taking this
picture at the sight of such an
ugly dealer of death.
America's best THE STAR
selling dollar ball pen. Assorted colors
trimmed in chrome. Medium point, blue
ink. 8 306 Williams Avenue
At St. Joe Branch Wewahitchka State Bank
We Almost Give You the Keys
to the Bank for Only $300A Month
ALL THESE GREAT SERVICES FOR ONLY $3.00 A MONTH,
DEDUCTED AUTOMATICALLY FROM YOUR CHECKING ACCOUNT:
NO SERVICE CHARGE CHECKING
No matter how many checks you write, there's never a
service charge. What's more, there's not even a mini-
mum balance required..
No more check charges for Club members. You'll
receive all the personalized checks you'll need ...
your name and address on every one . . . at no addi-
ACCIDENTAL DEATH INSURANCE
Through special arrangement with Continental
Casualty Company, members of The Club. age 69 and
under. will receive S10,000 accidental death insurance.
Members 70 and over receive $5.000 insurance.
Coverage is split on joint accounts. Double cover-
age is available at a price of S4 per month, and The
familyy Plan is available for S5 monthly.
DISCOUNTS ON TRAVEL AND LODGING
As a member of The Club, you'll be entitled to special
travel and lodging discounts made available through
the Clubmate newsletter. Current discounts are avail-
able with national motel chains and car rental
companies. These are described more fully in your
Three times a year, Club members will receive The
Club Association newsletter, "Clubmate". This keeps
you abreast of club activities, offers special discounts
as they become available, and brings other news of
interest to Club members.
SAFEKEEPING OF WILLS
Even if you don't maintain a safe deposit box with us,
we'll take care of your will by keeping it for you in a
TRAVELERS CHECKS WITHOUT ISSUE
As a member of The Club, you'll never pay a commis-
sion charge on travelers checks, no matter how many
Whenever you need the services of a notary, come to
us. We'll notarize your signature at no charge.
MH THE CLUB MEMBERSHIP CARD
The Club membership Rard entitles you to all the
membership privileges of the Club and The Club
CASHIER'S CHECKS AND MONEY ORDERS
WITHOUT ISSUE CHARGE
When you need a cashier's check or a bank money
order, just ask us! We'll issue it at no charge.
SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR BABIES
- very baby born to a Club member is entitled to a $5
savings account . . .just to start things off right.
4 BANK BY MAIL
We'll provide you all the deposit tickets and mailers
4 DIRECT DEPOSIT OF SOCIAL SECURITY
If you receive social security checks, we'll arrange to
have them sent by the Treasury Department directly
to us, and deposited into your checkift or savings
4 PHOTOCOPY SERVICE
Need a copy of a letter or other document? Bring it
to us, we'll provide the necessary copy.
4 GIFT CHECK
Gift checks are available to The Club members with-
out charge for their special occasion giving.
Members of The Club are automatically members of
The Club Association, which is made up of members
of bank clubs all over the country. Club members
shall be entitled to benefits made available through
the national Club Association.
St. Joe Branch
.WEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK
PHONE: M-2 * -X17422 F I
Farmers Who Report Are Eligible
for Price Support and Protection
S ;.I,',I , I , * A
'*'.' ^ '*'^
Put Restraints On kids
Riding In Automobiles 0
Child restraint seats and The Patrol asks that drivers
regular vinyl car seats can never allow their children to
burn small children warned ride unrestrained on the regh-
the Florida Highway Patrol lar seats of their auto. Always
today. use a child restraint system
Everyone should know that selected on the basis of the
the summer sun can heat the child's age, weight and height.
interior of a car parked If the child can sit up, the
outside to 120 or more degrees lap belt is better than no
and if a small child or baby is restraint at all. The back seat
placed in the vehicle, vinyl is much safer than the front
seats and metal parts of a seat for children if involved in
child restraint seat may cause a crash.
serious burns. "Whatever you do," con-
Colonel Eldrige Beach, Pa- cluded Beach, "do not hold the
trol director says, "Drivers child in your lap when driving
should cover seats which get as the slightest bump into the
hot with blankets or towels car ahead can crush the child
before placing small children between the steering wheel
Son them." and the heavier driver."
Tim Griffin, left, out-going presi-
dent of the Port St. Joe Lions Club
Tommy Wright Awarded
George Thomas Wright of
Port St. Joe has won the
Estelle Harris Griffin Mem-
orial Scholarship for the fall
semester at Gulf Coast Com-
The scholarship is one of
many administered by the
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege Foundation, Inc.
Wright is an honor graduate
of Port St. Joe High School and
was vice-president of the
school's chapter of the Nation-
al Honor Society.
He plans to study aviation at
Gulf Coast in preparation for a
career as a pilot in the United
States Marine Corps.
"I came to Gulf Coast
because they have a very good
aviation program," Wright
said, adding that he had
discussed his plans with GCCC
aviation instructor Harry
Wright will be a freshman at
Gulf Coast this fall.
Adult School Will be
Closed Next Week
According to James Mc-
Innis, Adult School coordina-
tor in Gulf County, adult and
vocational classes will be
closed the week of August 4th
through the 8th, with the
exception of the Drivers Ed.
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
Emergency Med. Services
Having 3rd Conference
The Third annual, "Innova-
tions in Medical Care" con-
ference, sponsored by the
Florida Panhandle Regional
EMS Management Organiza-
tion, Inc., will be held August
23 and 24, at the Sandestin
Resort, Destin. This confer-
ence is designed to provide
emergency physicians, criti-
cal care specialty physicians
and critical care nursing per-
sonnel with useful patient
care information. Topics
covered will include: Shock
Management, Endocrine Em-
ergencies, Management of
Acute MI, G.I. Bleeding, Rad-
iological Diagnosis, and Plas-
tic Surgery Techniques.
Guest speakers will include
nationally recognized physi-
cians speakers from teaching
hospitals and medical schools
with expertise in a specific
critical care area. This confer-
ence has been approved for
physicians continuing educa-
tion credits by the AMA, FMA,
AAFP, and ACEP. Nursing
contact hours have also been
designated by an approved
Anyone interested in attend-
ing this conference or desiring
further information should
contact Sandy Knight, Pro-
gram Coordinator at (904)
785-6136 or write to REMSMO,
812 W. 11th Street, Panama
"There are men who are
happy without knowing it."
GEORGE THOMAS WRIGHT
Peanut Oil May
be Used for Fuel
George Washington Carver ble oilcould compete with it at
discovered over 100 uses for the pumps. According to
the peanut. Today's energy Shaw, the farm is where this
crisis has spurred a Universi- fuel alternative will prove its
ty of Florida engineer. to usefulness, as a way to make
explore yet another use this farmers more self-sufficient.
time as a diesel fuel : Shaw said during a severe
Dr. Lawrance Shawof the shortage of petroleum sup-
UF's Institute of Food and plies, "vegetable oil could
Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) keep the wheels of agriculture
is ready to test peanut oil as a turning:" In such an emer-
fuel for tractors and other agency, farmers can substitute
.machines driven by diesel refined vegetable oil for diesel
He is also looking at soybean 'Vegetable oil has some
and sunflower oil, but feels advantages over petroleum as
peanut oil "is a particularly a fuel. It is more simply
good prospect, because peanut refined, needing only to be
yield is high in Florida." filtered of waxes. Unlike pe-
Shaw's first tests will mea- troleun based fuels, vege-
.sure power output fuel con- table oil emits no sulfur
Assumption and engine wear-- -e pollutants. In addition, ma-
S will attempt to duplicate ex- chines that burn vegetable oil
periments performed with give off a pleasant aroma
sunfloweroil asa fuel at North more comparable to mom's
Dakota State University. kitchen than a traffic-jammed
Preliminary testing will be highway.
done in a stationary Petter.
diesel engine. "If results look CARD OF THANKS
good, we'll go to a tractor hefamily of Lorene Rich-
engine," said Shaw, adding Thefamily of Lorene Rich-
that results are expected this yards would like to take this
fall. opportunity to thank the many
Shaw said a variety of friends and relatives for their
substances,can be burned in words and deeds of kindness,
an internal combustion en- the food, the beautiful flowers,
gine. He said that the first the sympathy cards and most
diesel engine was designed, of all your prayers during the
unsuccessfully, to run on'coal illness and sudden death of our
dust. In South Africa, a wife, mother and grand-
country with no liquified fuel mother.
supplies of its own, a blend of A special thanks to Dr.
sunflower oil and diesel fuel is Vizcarra and the staff of the
used extensively. Some trac- Municipal Hospital for their
tor warranties allow for the compassionate care. To the
burning of a blend of up to 30 ladies of Highland View Bap-
per cent vegetable oil in their tist and Overstreet Methodist
engines. churches, words are not suf-
Shaw does not envision ficient to express our appre-
vegetable oil as a cure for-fuel citation for all your concern.
shortages in the near future. May God Bless you all,
Diesel fuel would have to Teddy Richards
double in price before vegeta- and Children
25 Years of Experience
Service On Commercial and
You Are Cordially-invited to Attend
Corner Long Ave. and 16th St.
SUNDAYSCHOOL ................... 9:45A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ................ 11: 00 A.M.
CHURCH TRAINING ................ 5:45 P.M.
EVENING WORSHIP ................ 7:00 P.M.
PRAYER MEETING (Wednesday).... 7:00 P.M.
Rev. J. C. ODUM, JEROME CARTIER,
Pastor ' Minister of Music
NEED HER MOST
Time's there, If y
24 hours a day. Cod;
Tillie lets you do o
any time, any
She gives you
ience. And more. S
With Tllie you can
do things like re-order checks,
or note a change of address.
She'll let you make deposits or
withdrawals, and even make a
loan payment. And Tillie can give
you a confidential balance report
on a separate slip of paper. Why...
Tlle can even give Florida Credit,
She's easy to put to work.
Tllie's ready to work for you once
you have both an Alllme Tellercard
and your personal Secret Code
(the number that tells Tillie its really
you). (Of course, you also have to have
a checking account with us.)
rou already have a card but not a
e, just stop by the bank and ask for
ne. If you don't have a card, come
ipply- at any of the bank locations.
Tillle's ready to make your life
easier. When and where you need
If Tie doesn't work
for your bank, maybe you
should switch to her bank,
Ftlorida First National Bank
at Port St. Joe
504 Monument Avenue 904/229-8282
Member FDIC @1980 Florida National Banks of Florida Inc. STllie. The Alltime Teller is a registered trademark.
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
Highway Patrol Adds 5 Planes
To Aid In Traffic Control
S- :The patrol's air force will
soon be doubled said the
S Florida Highway Patrol to-
t... FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to
Sctn 865.09, Florida Statutes, the.
. udersigned persons Intend to register
djh, the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gulf
County, Florida, four weeks after the
. fl publication of this notice, the fict-
.' os name or trade name under which
they will be engaged In business and In
which said business Is to be carried on,
to. , - t:
P. 0. Box 963, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
S Owner-P. & TRUST
If THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR.
ThENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
IN RE: The Marriage of
JgSE JESUS TRONCOSA a.k-a
SJE MILTON TRONCOSA, Husband,
, YMJLDRED DOLORES TRONCOSA,
NOTICE OF SUIT
Tft Jose Jpius Troncosa
S -k-a Joe Milton Troncosa
-_.: * Address Unknown
.OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage
hai been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your Answer
or their response to the Petition on Peti-
ti her's Attorney:
- ROBERT M. MOORE, ESQ.,
S- Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
a file the original thereof in the Circuit
Coat Clerk's Office, Gulf County Court
,' .House, Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456,
. before the 14th of August, 1980. If
.. 'you fall to do so, a Final Judgment for
the relief sought may be granted by
SDATED this the 10th of July, 1980.
GEORGE Y. CORE,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: -s- Martha L. Welmorts
Deputy Clerk 4tc7-17
Five new Cessna aircraft to
be used for traffic control
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE
File Number 80-16
IN RE: ESTATE OF
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS
OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
ESTATE AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
the administration of the estate of ROY
IRWIN, deceased, File Number 80-16, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which Is P. O. Box 968, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456. The personal
representative of the estate is VERNA
IRWIN, whose address is 213 8th Street,
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The name
and address of the personal representa-
tive's attorney are set forth below.
All persons having claims or demands
against the estate are required, WITHIN
THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE, to file with the clerk of
the above court a written statement of
any claim or demand they may have.
Each claim must be In writing and must
indicate the basis for the claim, the
name and address of the creditor or his
agent or attorney, and the amount
claimed. If the claim is not yet due, the
date when it will become due shall be
stated. If the claim is contingent or
unliquidated, the nature of the uncer-
tainty shall be stated. If the claim is
secured,the security shall be described.
The claimant shall deliver sufficient
copies of the claim to the clerk to enable
the clerk to mail one. copy 'to each
All persons interested In the estate to
whom a copy of this Notice of Admini-
stration has been mailed are required,
WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objections
they may have that challenges the
validity of the decedent's will, the quali-
fications of the personal representative,
or the venue or jurisdiction of the court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND OB-
JECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
Date of the first publication of this
Notice of Administration: July 24, 1980.
-s- Verna Irwin,
As Personal Representative of the
Estate of ROY IRWIN, Deceased.
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL
-s- Cecil G. Costin, Jr.
413 Williams Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Telephone:- 904-227-1520 2t7-24
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED
* ON OCTOBER 7, 19M0
NOTICE OF ELECTION
-WHEREAS, The Legislature under the Constitution of the State of Florida
pased Joint Resolutions proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State o
Florida, and they did determine and direct that the said Joint Resolutions b
submitted to the electors of the State of Florida, at the Special Election to be held
on October 7, 1980.
* . NOW, THEREFORE, 1, GEORGE FIRESTONE, Secretary of State of the
Stateof Florida, do hereby give notice that a Special Election will be held in eacl
County In Florida, on October 7, 1980, for the ratification or rejection of the Join
Resolutions proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Florida
-' NO. 1
S SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions.--
S (a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it to
municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality
owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law ti
make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions o
property as are used predominantly for educational, literary, scientific, religious:
or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation.
-* ' (b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head of a
family residing In this state, household goods and personal effects to the valui
fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or
person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled, property to the valui
fixed by general law not less than five hundred dollars.
(c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, there may bi
-. granted an ad valorem tax exemption to a renewable energy source device and t
al property on which such device is installed and operated, to the value lxed
-general law notto exceed the original cost of the device, and for the period of time
S fixed by general law not to exced ten years.
SECTION 18. Renewable energy source property.--The amendment t9
section 3of Article VII, relating to an exemption for a renewable energy source
.device and real property on which such device Is installed. it aaopTU arIn
special election in October 1986, shall take effect January 1, 191 .
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that In accordance with the requirements o
S section 101.161, Florida Statutes, the substance of the amendments proposed
herein shall appear on the ballot as follows:
Proposing an amendment to Section 3 of Article VII and the creation o
Section 18 of Article XII of the State Constitution to authorize, for purposes of ad
valorem taxation, an exemption for a renewable energy source device and rea
property on which a renewable energy source device is installed.
FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 16. Bonds for housing and related facilities.--
(a) When authorized by law, revenue bonds may be issued without ar
election to finance or refinance housing and related facilities in Florida, hereir
referred to as "facilities."
(b) The bonds shall be secured by a pledge of and shall be payable primarily
from all or any part of revenues to be derived from the financing, operation or
sale of such facilities, mortgage or loan payments, and any other revenues or
assets that r.ay be legally available for such purposes derived from sources other
than ad valorem taxation, including revenues from other facilities, or any
combination thereof, herein collectively referred to as "pledged revenues,"
provided that In no event shall the full faith and credit of the state be pledged tc
secure such revenue bonds.
(c) No bonds shall be issued unless a state fiscal agency, created by law, has
made a determination that in no state fiscal year will the debt service
requirements of the bonds proposed to be issued and all other bonds secured by
the same pledged revenues exceed the pledged revenues available for payment ol
suca debt service requirements, as defined by law.
SECTION 18. Bonds for housing and related facilities.--Section 16 of Article
VII, providing for bonds for housing and related facilities, shall take effect upon
approval by the electors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in accordance with the requirements oi
section 101.161, Florida Statutes, the substance of the amendment proposed
herein shall appear on the ballot as follows:
Proposing the creation of Section 16of Article VII and Section 18of Article XI I
of the State Constitution to authorize the issuance of revenue bonds to finance or
refinance housing and related facilities in Florida, secured primarily by pledged
revenues at least equal to the annual bond payments.
SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions...
(a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it for
municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality
owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law tc
make payment to the taxing unit In which the property is located. Such portions of
property as are used predominately for educational, literary, scientific, religious
or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation.
(b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head of a
family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to the value
fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or
person who Is blind or totally and permanently disabled, property to the value
fixed by general law not less than five hundred dollars.
(c) Any county or municipality may, for me purposeof Its respective tax levy
..k- M +h. . Mn 4M. .0- - -I. I- r.. ..--t .....I
business. The amount orllmits of the amount of such exemption shall be specl ed
,have been ordered and will be
added to the five presently
The airplanes were obtained
through a Federal Grant and
are to be used for traffic
control only except in cases of
"All pilots are volunteers
chosen from uniform troopers
.who already have a pilot's
license and require only a
minimum amount of train-
ing," said Colonel Eldrige
Beach, Patrol Director.
Fixed wing aircraft such as
those operated by the patrol
can operate much cheaper
than helicopters over the long
distance involved in statewide
traffic control. With fuzzbus-
ters and citizens band radios
being used extensively to
avoid speeding arrests, the
additional aircraft will make
the trooper's job of enforcing
the traffic laws much easier.
Several years ago, one of the
patrol's pilots was killed when
a U.S. Navy plane on a low
flying mission collided with
the FHP plane.
"Enforcing the law can be a
dangerous job, on the ground
or in the air," said, Beach,
"but we are fortunate to have
men who are dedicated and
have the desire to patrol our
highways and protect the
motoring public from drinking
drivers and reckless drivers."
The Florida Council on
Criminal Justice today an-
nounced a grant award of
Department of Justice funds
to the Apalachee Regional
Planning Council (ARPC),
Region II, for the implementa-
tion of a Criminal Justice
Planning Unit in that area.
The $6,396 grant, made up of
$3,198 in LEAA funds and
$3,198 in matching state funds,
Swill help to establish the unit
to serve the needs of the
counties within the ARPC,
including Calhoun, Franklin,
Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jack-
son, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty,
Wakulla and Washington
The primary concern of
the unit is Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency Prevention,
targeted toward providing an
analysis of the region's exist-
ing and future needs relative
to the overall objective of
reducing juvenile offenses.
Further objectives of the
planning program include: to
select, review and make re-
commendations for further
grant funding, to provide
technical assistance to local
governments applying for
operating grants; and to pro-
vide assistance to local gov-
ernments upon request when-
ever the expertise of the staff
canbe utilized to the bdrfit of
the local Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention sys-
The federal law enforce-
ment funds for this program
are administered by the
Bureau of Criminal Justice
.asistance (BCJA), Division of
Public Safety Planning and
Assistance, Department of
Community Affairs which
serves as staff for the Florida
by general law. The period of time for which such exemption may be granted to a
new business or expansion of an existing business shall be determined by general
law. The authority to grant such exemption shall.expire te- ears frm the date of
approval by the electors of the county or municipality, and.may be renewable as
provided by general law.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following statement be placed on me
f CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - ...
e ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3
d Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution, effective upon approval,
to allow counties and municipalities, after a referendum providing therefore, to
e grant ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing
h businesses, for certain improvements to real property and for certain tangible
t personal property, subject to definitions and limitations as provided by general
FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions.--
(a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and
r maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or
f' naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon,
o except assessments for special benefits, up tothe passed valuation of five thousand
f dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The
real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, In
a common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership
e representing the owner's or member's proprietary interest In a corporation
r owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years.
e (b).Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family
unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of
e the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or
o membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which his interest in the
. corporation bears to the assessed value of the property.
e- (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the exemption
shall be ncreasedto a total of twenty-five thousand dollars of the assessed value'
of the real estate for each school district levy. By general law and subject to
conditions specified therein, the exemption for all other levies may be increased
up to an amount not exceeding ten thousand dollars of the assessed value of the
e real estate if the owner has attained age sixty-five or is totally and permanently
r disabled and if the owner is not entitled to the exemption provided In subsection
of (d) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the exemption
percentage of its lust value.
(e)-(H-By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the
Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem
tax relief on all ad valorem tax e thool jUs lIJlevies. Such ad valorem tax relief
shall be in the form and amount established by general law.
SECTION 8. Aid to local governments.-State funds may be appropriated to
the several counties, school districts, municipalities or special districts upon such
conditions as may be provided by general law. These conditions may include the
use of relative ad valorem assessment levels determined by a state agency
designated by general law.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following statement be placed on the
ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 6 AND 8
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to provide, with respect to
ad valorem taxes levied by cities, counties and special districts, a homestead
exemption increase to $15,000 in 1980, $20,000 in 1981, and S25,000 in 1982 and
thereafter. The increase is contingent upon assessment rolls being In compliance
with constitutional assessment requirements and upon the continuation of those
requirements. Authorizes the Legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief to
renters on all ad valorem tax levies. Allows relative ad valorem assessment
levels to be used in the appropriation of state funds to local governments. The
amendment takes effect upon approval and applies to the assessment rolls and
taxes levied thereon for the year 1980 and for each year thereafter.
FINANCE AND TAXATION
Section 4. Taxation; assessments.--By general law regulations shall be
prescribed which shall secure a just valuation of all property for ad valorem
(a) Agricultural land or land used exclusively for non-commercial recreational
purposes may be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of
character or use.
(b) Pursuant to general law tangible personal property held for sale as stock
in trade and livestock may be valued for taxation at a specified percentage of its
value, may beclassified for tax purposes, or may be exempted from taxation.
BE T FURTHER RESOLVE thatthe following statement be placed on e
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 4
Proposing an amendment to Section 4 of Article VII of the State Constitution,
effective January 1, 1981, to allow business inventories and livestock to be
classified for tax purposes or exempted from taxation.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand
and affixed the Great Seal of the State of Florida
at Tallahassee, the Capital, this the 24th day of
July, A.D., 1980.
SECRETARY OF STATE
CODING: Words in atruek through type are deletions from existing law; Words In
underscored type are additions.
2t 7-31 and 8- 1
At*** ****r Tt*************
* , IN WASHINGTON
Registration for Draft
I am pleased to observe the
initiation of draft registration
America. The Executive
Order issued by President
Carter and supported by
Congress is an essential step
toward illustrating to the
world our philosophy of
peace through strength.
The Congress recently ap-
proved H. J. Res. 521, a joint
resolution making additional
funds available to the Selec-
tive Service System for the
administration of draft
registration, which began on
July 21st and will continue
through August 1st. All
young men who were born in
1960 or 1961 are required to
register. I sincerely hope that
all eligible young men in
Northwest Florida, as well as
throughout the country, par-
ticipate in the draft registra-
tion. Although the penalties
are not quite as stiff for those
who fail to register as they are
for those who avoid an actual
draft, I strongly support the
swift and stern imposition of
these penalties on those who
fail to register. Draft registra-
tion is a vital part of our ef-
fort to strengthen U.S.
I recently had the pleasure
of spending two weeks in the
District while the Congress
was in recess. Now that Con-
* consumer costs.
* - d.R. 7854 - State-Justicer
* Commerce-Judiciary Ap-
* propriations. . . .This bill
* provides $8.59 billion for the
Departments of State,
Justice, ard Commerce, and
S for the Judiciary, and related
* agencies, for FY 1981.
Still others pending in-
- H.R. 6711 - Youth Act
- H.R. 7262 - Housing and
- H.R. 7152 - Intelligence
Authorization for FY1981
- H.R. 6790 - Foreign Serv-
- H.R. 7265 - DOE Military
Nuclear Program authoriza-
These are some of the
major pieces of legislation
that we have recently been
considering in Congress. This
is an extremely busy session,
and I am working hard t*
fairly represent Northwest
Florida on these important
Banana Ice Cream
Senator Frank Church of
Idaho submitted the recipe
which Nancy selected for this
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 quart heavy tream,
1 cup pecans (or walnuts)
V2 package marshmallows
1Vz cups sliced bananas
Mix sugar and vanilla into
whipped cream. Add other
ingredients and freeze.
gress is back in session, my
colleagues and I are consider-
ing a number of important
pieces of legislation. Let me
briefly discuss some of the
major bills we are working
- H.R. 751 - VA Disability
Compensation and Sur-
vivors' Benefits . . .This bill
includes cost-of-living in-
creases for disabled veterans
and survivors of veterans
killed in the service.
- H.R. 7394 - Veterans
Rehabilitation and Education
Program. . . .The bill im-
proves the veterans
rehabilitation, vocation, and
education benefit programs.
- H. Con. Res. 351 - Tax
Exempt Status of Social
Security Benefits.... .This bill
requires that Social Security
benefits remain exempt from
federal taxation. :
- S. 2492 - Ocean Thermal
Energy Conversion. .. .The
House passed this bill, iden-
tical to H.R. 6154, a bill that
promotes the commercializa-
tion of producing energy
from thermal oceanic
Other bills that were under
consideration as of this
- H.R. 7235 - Rail Act of
1980. . . .This bill is for the
provision of funds for the
revitalization of the rail in-
dustry, and changes to lower
Council on Criminal Justice.
For further information, con-
tact the BCJA, Tallahassee,
On July 21, Pvt. Annette
Bryant, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Luey Bryant, Wewa-
hitchka, recently completed a
Nike-Hercules missile elec-
tronic maintenance course at
the Army Air Defense School,
Fort Bliss, Texas.
Students received training
in the assembly, installation
and maintenance of the Nike-
Hercules missile system.
"A man often pays dear
for a small frugality."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
CITIZENS FEDERAL SAVINGS and LOAN ASSOCIATION
of PORT ST. JOE
Port St. Joe, Florida
After the Close of Business June 30, 1980
Mortgage Loans and Other Liens on Real Estate ................. $10,032,801.68
All Other Loans ..................................... ... 462,781.30
Real Estate Owned and In Judgment ............................ 12,072.80
Loans and Cgntracts Made to Facilitate Sale of Real Estate ...... 35,053.27
Cash on Hand and in Banks ................................... 1,140,270.91
Investments and Securities ..... ................................ 110,225.00
Fixed Assets Less Depreciation ............................... 94,301.10
Deferred Charges and Other Assets .............................. 1,515,176.22
TOTAL ASSETS ............................................. $13,402,682.28
Liabilities and Net Worth
Savings Accounts .... .............................. ...... $11,807,101.27
Advances from Federal Home Loan Bank .......................
Other Borrowed Money ........................ ........
Loans In Process ............................................... 11,520.00
Other Liabilities .................. ........................... ..... 253,503.79
Specific Reserves ........................... .. . ... .. - . -
General Reserves ........................................... 661,316.53
Surplus .................... .................................... 669,240.69
TOTAL LIABILITIES and NET WORTH ........................... $13,402,682.28
Member: Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation
Member: Federal Home Loan Bank System.
SAVINGS ACCOUNT INSURED TO $40,000.00
221 Reid Avenue
C. G. COSTIN, SR., President
CECIL G. COSTIN, JR., Executive Vice President
FRANK HANNON, Vice-President
CHARLES J. STEVENS, JR., Sec.-Treas.
ELOYCE PRATT, Asst. Sec.-Treas. and Bookkeeper
FAYE TARANTINO, Branch Manager
C. G. COSTIN, SR.
CECIL G. COSTIN, JR.
DAVID B. MAY
E. F. GUNN
GEORGE G. TAPPER
FOREST A. REVELL
M. BROOKS HAYES
DWIGHT MARSHALL, JR.
MARION P. WILLIAMS RUTH W. PATTERSON
CAROLYN M. YOUNG .RANZA COX
Sheriff of Gulf County
"An Honest Man Who Cares"
Paid Poltical Adv., pM or by
Campaign Fund of Ed Brown, by Phyllis A. Brown, Treasurer
The Insurance Store - Since 1943
Auto - Home wBusiness Life -Flood
Bonds - Mutual Funds
8:30 til 6:00, Monday through Friday
We are HERE to Service What We Sell
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1980
Names of 664 University of
West Florida graduates for
the spring quarter were an-
nounced by President James
Of the graduates, 560 were
awarded bachelor's degrees
and 104 master's degrees.
Honors were earned by 109 of
To b eligible for honors, the
following grade point aver-
ages are required based on all
hours attempted at the Uni-
versity: Cum Laude, 3.50;
Magna Cum Laude, 3.70; and
Summa Cum Laude, 3.90.
The University of West Flor-
ida is an upper-level institu-
tion in the state university sys-
tem admitting junior, senior
and graduate students.
James E. Creamer, Jr., of
Port St. Joe, received a B.A.
degree from the College of
Business of the University.
Too Much Rain Not All Bad
If you thought we have had too much rain during the past
two weeks, it's because you just forgotten what you do with
too much rain. The Star photographer caught this two pair of
feet, with small boys on the other end, using the results of too
much rain to the fullest advantage. Everyone has known at
one time in his life that you are supposed to squeeze the mud
from too much rain between your toes. There's nothing like
it. -Star photo
August Rough Month for
Gardening In Florida
By Dr. Robert J. Black bud which should develop into before the winter arrives.
Urban Horticulturist a larger flower. Sasanquas If you intend to plant winter
University of Florida and japonicas which are annuals like baby's breath,
August is a rough month for prized for multi blooms, need calendulas or pansies, start
gardening in Florida. It's too not be pinched. . ordering your seed and pre-
late to plant many summer Common ornamentals like paring the flower beds.
flowers and too early for win- oleander, hydrangeas and Keep watching for insects of
ter varieties. And further- azaleas can be propagated by lawns and ornamentals.
more, it's just too darn hot to cuttings this time of year. For
spend all day slaving in the azaleas, take tip cuttings TT 1
yard. But don't despair, there three to five inches long with FPC INu lea]
are plenty of easy jobs left to several leaves left attached.
do. Here's a potpourri of easy- Many rooting mediums can be
to-do garden chores, used such as sand or a mixture Faces D elay
Roses grow quite large in of peat and perlite. Place the
South Florida and a late, cuttingsin the media and keep Return to service of Flori
SAugust ,p.,un is re - ot g ' iJT sry*clyse
1 mended. Remove healthy to'plastic /%ga' e mistn power lantM'n hseedlayed
growth as well as twigs and system. A rooting hormone due to a faulty block valve.
branches that are dead, di- may hasten root growth. If The company estimates that
seased, injured, unsightly or you have any cold sensitive impact on the schedule for
thin and spindly. Shorten main ornamentals, try rooting cut- return to service will be up to
canes and lateral branches tings before winter and keep six days.
removing small twigs and the young plants in a protect- It is now anticipated that the
some of the oldest canes, ed spot this winter. Then, if unit will be returned to service
Leave at least half the length the ornamental freezes, you'll the first week of August.
of each main cane that is one have replacements for the. The faulty block valve was
to three years old. The first spring. detected during the checking
flowers can be expected eight If you want to plant things of systems which is a part of
to nine weeks after pruning. this time of year, try bulbs of the startup process. With its
If you're growing mums or Louisiana iris, gingers, cri- located in the primary steam
poinsettias for winter color, nums, daylilies, amaryllis and system, it is necessary to cool
this is the last month you zephyr lilies. Of course, you the unit down and depressur-
sliould pinch these plants to can still plant woody orna- ize the reactor coolant system.
increase blooms. Pinching mental, but hurry up so that The valve stem has apparent-
back the stem tips will pro- they'll be well established ly separated from the valve
mote heavier flowering be-
cause of increased branching.
But, if you wait too late,
pinching will remove flower
buds and thus reduce flowers
It's also about time to begin
disbudding camellias to in-
crease flower size. As soon as CE S N
you can distinguish the round-
ed flower buds from the
pointed vegetative bud, twist
off all but one of the flower
buds at each tip. Be careful . I U U
not to injure the remaining
FROM DAILY RATES
The Islander Beach Lodge offers
you a tropical beach resort set-
ting amidst the lush natural land-
scaping of New Smyrna Beach.
When you're not sunning on the
beach, enjoy our swimming pool,
miniature golf course, delicious
seaside dining, and cocktails in
the lounge or at poolside. Daily
planned children's activities.
There's golf, tennis, and fishing
nearby (or surf fish right off the
beach). And you're just a short
drive from all Central Florida at-
tractions. With this ad, 20% dis-
counts good 6/1/80-12/20/80
Sunday thru Thursdays exclud-
ing holidays, when reservations
are made dkecy with the Islander.
1w 1601 S. Atlantic Ave. 4,
'}New Smyrna Beach, Fla. 32069
Chinch bugs and mole crickets
are very active on lawns and
white flies, scales, aphids, and
caterpillars are damaging or-
Theie's lots of other activi-
ties you can think of, but these
will keep you busy for a while.
for Start Up
gate itself, precluding the
openiiig -6f the'Valv'e. Ai
earlier check of this valve on
July 17 did not indicate a
problem. Further investiga-
tion of the causeative factors
will be conducted while re-
pairs are being made.
"The long period for restart-
ing a nuclear power plant
after a prolonged outage is the
time when we look for pro-
blems which could impact
safe and efficient operation,"
John A. Hancock, assistant
vice president, nuclear opera-
tions, said. "The block valve
did not pass all of our tests and
we will not proceed with fur-
ther startup activity until it
LOCATION: From Tallahassee, take Route 20, to Blountstown, then South on 71 to
Port St. Joe. From there take left turn on U. S. 98, then right on 30. Follow auction
OF 1-2 ACRES EACH TRACT
Fronting on Gulf of Mexico and St. Joseph Bay
ALL TRACTS HAVE PAVED ROAD FRONTAGE
Beautiful waterfront-white sand beach property going at auction for the top dollar
bid! First time this property has ever been offered in tracts and you can buy at your
price., Ideal for a weekend cottage, vacation spot or retirement home. Utilities are
available and include electricity, telephone and private water system. Cape San Bias
offers plenty of water activities and the best fishing ever. Excellent golf course, as
well as recreational and camping centers are nearby. Property of this type will go
quickly, so we urge you to inspect now and select tracts for your bids on sale day.
Todd representative will be on the site Wednesday, Thursday and Friday-July 30, 31.
and August 1.
TERMS: 20% down. Bal. over 6 yrs. at 12% int. Monthly payments
PHONE OR WRITE FOR BROCHURE
Property wah Us - Reg. U. S. Trademark
:1I Broad Street .J Rome,Ga. (404)291-7007
LICENSED * BONDED * INSURED
FL. AUCTIONEERSIIC. 0. 11
ATLANTA PHONE: 577-2634
CALL TOLL-FREE, GA. 1-800-282-2662 U.S.A., 1-800-241-7591
In Italy, tomato seeds
m are pressed for an oil
used in soap-making.
Sixteenth Street and Forrest Park Avenue
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE ........ 10:00 A.M.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS .... 11:00A:M.
Study in the Gospels, Wednesday--7:00-7:45
Welcome to Everyone
JOHN M. STUART, Pastor
REPORT OF CONDITION
Consolidating domestic subsidiaries of the
Florida First National Bank at Port St. Joe of Port St. Joe
In the state of F1 or I (18 at the close of business on 11111@ RO ., 1 980
published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under title 12, United States Code, Section 161.
Statement of Resources and Liabilities
National Bank Region Number SIXTH-
Thousands of dollars d
Cash and due from depository institutions ............................... ................ 1927
U.S. Treasury securities .................................... ..........................1,154,
Obligations of other U.S. Government agencies and corporations .........................500
Obligations of States and political subdivisions
in the United States ...................................................................649
All other securities .................................................................... 5 5 ]
Federal funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell .........................1150
Loans, Total (excluding unearned income) ...................... 7,388
Less: Allowance for possible loan losses ....................... . 87 1
Loans, Net .................. ..................................................... 7 30
Lease financing receivables ......................................I.....................
Bank premises, furniture and fixtures, and other assets representing bank premises ......... .S19
Real estate owned other than bank premises ................................... ........NONEJ
All other assets ............................................ .....................*9.....95
TOTAL ASSETS ......................................................... .......... . 520
Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships,
and corporations ..................................... ................. 6,155
Time and savings deposits of individuals, partner-
ships, and corporations......................................39
Deposits of United States Government ................................. .......... ....... 29
Deposits of States and political subdivisions in
the United States ........................... .... . . . . . . . ........... . . ............ 3.484,
All other deposits ................. ........... . . .......... ...................... .... 17 ,
Certified and officers' checks ...........................................
Total Deposits ....... ... . . ....................... ........ . ..... .. 14
Total demand deposits ...................... ........... 6,982,
Total time and savings deposits ............................... 7,158, I
Federal funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase ................I 550, -
Interest-bearing demand notes (note balances) issued to the U. S. Treasury and other
liabilities for borrowed money ............................................. ... N N
Mortgage indebtedness and liability for capitalized leases ....................... ....... N
All other liabilities ........................ ...... ... ......................... q-
TOTAL LIABILITIES (excluding subordinated notes and debentures) . ....................... . 14, 879.
Subordinated notes and debentures .. ............. ............. . ..............
No. shares outstanding NONE _ ........ (par value) NNE
No. shares authorized 16 .000
No. shares outstanding 1 6fl0 , ........ (par value) 4.0.-_
S u rp lu s .................. . .... ......................................................
Undivided profits and reserve for contingencies and other capital reserves ...............
TO TAL EQ UITY CAPITAL .................................................... .........
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY CAPITAL .......................................
Amounts outstanding as of report date:
Standby letters of credit, total . .................. ... . ............... ..... . . ... . . I
Time certificates of deposit in denominations of $100,000 or more .................. .....- 4,3
Other time deposits in amounts of $10.0,000 or more .... ................ .. ........
Average for 30 calendar days (or calendar month) ending with report date:
Total deposits . . .................................. .................... 15558
We, the undersigned directors attest the correctness of this
statement of resources and liabilities. We declare that it has
been examined by us, and to the best of our knowledge and
belief is true and correct.
I, Glen W Wi lliams ..
Vine President & Cashier
of the above-named bank do hereby declare that-thi
Report of Condition is true and correct to the best o
my knowledge and belief.
Directors *-, y : !~
July 25, 1980
Creamer Graduates from UWF
Sale of Used Vehicles
The St. Joseph Telephone
& Telegraph Company
will sell th'e below listed vehicles:
Vehicle No. 109 S-N PH45K2D139426
'72 Plymouth Wagon $ 495.00
Vehicle No. 414 S-N CCQ145A145386
'75 Chevrolet �T P-U cy. $1325.00
Vehicle No. 415 S-N CCQ145A145201
'75 Chevrolet Y2TP-U6 cy. $1350.00
Vehicle No. 416 S-N CCQ145A145281
'75 Chevrolet �T P-U6 cyl.$1375.00
Vehicle No. 420 S-N CCQ145A145242
'75 Chevrolet T P-U6 cyl.$1375.00
Vehicle No. 424 S-N CCQ145A145463
'75 Chevrolet T P-U 6 Cyl. $1375.00
The price is listed above and payment will
be cash or certified
These vehicles can be seen at the Supply
Complex in Port St. Joe, Fla.
The above units are publicly advertised and
will be sold on first come, first served basis
CONTACT: Bernard O. Wester,
St. Joseph Telephone & Telephone Co.
229-6737 or 229-7263
.9'. ' ' ..dt.... .... .. ~
Cigarettes Excluded In
S We Reserve the Right
i ~to Limit Quantity
Is510 Fifth Street
Port St. Joe
Prices Good July 30 through Aug. 5
with $30 Order
J r Pork
20 Ibs. $595
70 Oz. Arm & Hammer 32 Oz.HeinzSAVE.40';
Detergent $1.88 Ketchup 99C
10 Oz. Castleberry Hot Dog
Limit S with
Limit 4 with $20 Order Limit 3 with $10 Order
RIB EYE STEAK
Cho ice Boneless
Lean Boneless $
TEWBEEF Lb $1.88
Our Best Dry Cured
Whole or Half O0 C
SLAB BACON Lb. 88
LOIN RIB Lb. 99
Select Tender Deveined Skinned
BEEF LIVER Lb. 88
Qt. Barber Fruit
Drink 4/ 1
1 Lb. Blue Bonnet
Pillsbury Butter Tastin /
BISCUITS soz. 3/100
Fresh Green Crisp
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Canteloupes Ea. 89C
Green Onions Bch. 390
10 Oz. bree Chocolate-SAVE 20c
1 Pound Pow Wow
8 Ounce Showboat
PORK & BEANS
18 Ounce Kraft
10 Qt. Size Real Lemon
All Hot Shot
2 Qt. Lemon Tree Powder 4
Gallon Fine Fare
12 Ounce Cans
RC COLA 6 Pak
10 Oz. Bama-In Glass
FRUIT DRINK 4
18 Ounce No Label
200 2-Ply No Label White
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Fresh California 5
Fresh Crisp Medium Head
100 Ct. Lipton SAVE 70'
No Label Paper SAVE
5 Lb. Jim Dandy SAVE 30'
Corn Meal $119
10 Ct.Glad SAVE 14'
Trash Bags $139
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