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RTY-FIFTH YEAR, NUMBER 47
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 .. THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1982
204 Per Coov
Gulf County voters will face one of their lightest lo
ballots in several years beginning in September of this yei
after qualifying time ended at noon Tuesday with only
local candidates qualified to seek election to six offices.
Only three of the six questions to be decided, ha
opposition, with, the other three incumbents qualifying
alone for the positions they have held in the past.
'Three prospective candidates qualified Tuesday in t
'races, as three incumbents will face opposition in Septemb
Only two of the local races stand a chance of going to I
second primary'.- ,
In, County Commission District 2, incumbent Do
Birmingham, who was the first of the field of candidates
file on opening day, will be opposed by W. J. "Dude" Fortn
and Kenneth Whitfield. Whitfield, a veteran to Gulf Coun
politics, after serving many years on the School Boar
.* zipped in under the wire- Tuesday, to become a surpri
candidate in the District 2 race.
In District 4, firstltermer, James Tankersley is seeki
re-election and the man he defeated to get in the position fo
. Suffers Broken Leg
Donald E. Rhames, 17. son of Mr. and
Mrs. Rufus Rhames, suffered a broken leg
last Friday just after the noon hour, when'
he was struck by a car.
-According to Florida Highway Patrol
Trooper, Bill Godwin, Rhames was riding
a bicycle in an easterly direction on the
seawall at Highland View alongside
Highway 98, while Donna Haddock, 22,
also of Highland View, was driving her.
vehicle on Highway 98 in the same
direction. Godwin said indications are that.
Rhames started across the highway in
front of the Haddock vehicle and was
struck by the 1976 Ford by the left front
The bicycle was thrown up o
i ,., *a sA a^-iS_ ..... ~
n the hood
Ballot Faces County Voters
cal years ago is back trying to get ihe job back. Everette "Skull"
ar, Owens will be opposing Tankersle.' for election in
School Board, District I has a three-man race coming up
ive in the primary, but the other two positions, Districts Two and
all Five, have no opposition, with the incumbents getting a free
ride back into office.
wo In District One, incumbent Fred Greer will have to face
er. Oscar David Redd and Grady Dean on the ballot.
he In District Two, School Board, Ted Whitfield is
unopposed as is veteran Gene Raffield in District Five.
ug Gulf County Judge David Taunton, went to Tallahassee
to Tuesday to fill out his final qualifying papers to seek
ier re-election. Taunton had qualified by mail earlier, but still
ity had to go to Tallahassee to finalize his intentions. He is
rd, unopposed for the office.
ise AREA, STATE, NATIONAL
In area, state and national contests coming up in the fall
ng for a voter decision, Gulf County electors will still face a
ur sparse ballot, except in the area of United States
Congressman, where Gulf County will be trying out a new
association. After years of being in the old First District and
represented by the veteran Bob Sikes and later, Earl Hutto,
Gulf County will help test the incumbency of Don Fuqua of,
Altha. Fuqua drew a field of four opponents who desire his
office. Although Gulf County has no ties by past actions with
Fuqua, he is still well known in this county, perhaps better
known than his three opponents.
' Running for the Congressional seat from District Two
will be the incumbent, Fuqua; Allen Cox, D-Tallahassee;
Ron McNeill, R-Havana and Sherrill "Pete" Skinner, D-Lake
.Gulf County will have only one State Senator to elect this
year, with veteran Dempsey Barron of Panama City the
incumbent in that race. Barron will be tested by Donald
Crisp, a real estate man from Lynn Haven.
In the State Representative race, Gulf County will again
change horses, with reapportionment placing the county in a
new district with a new representative. James Harold
Thompson of Quincy, a veteran, is the incumbent in the new
of the automobile and onto the shoulder of
the road. Rhames was knocked to the
shoulder of the Highway on the seawall.
The Port St. Joe unit of the Gulf
County Volunteer Ambulance Squad took
Rhames to the hospital where he was
.treated for a broken left leg.
The accident was reported to have
happened at 12:50, just across from the
Fourth Street intersection of Highway 98.
Trooper Godwin said he was filing no
charges in the accident.
lS 0 0 S i ** *
17-year-old Donald Rhames Is being
helped on a stretcher after being given
emergency treatment after being struck
by a car while riding a bicycle last Friday.
-. -Star photo
MK 1Ranches Under Court Orders
0 -. at* M .
Farm Operation Must Destroy
Dikes, Pumps; Restore Swamp
MK Ranches, located along the banks of
the Apalachicola River and covering some
30,000 acres in Gulf County, must give 9,000 of
its re-claimed acres back to the swamps,
according to a ruling in federal court in a
decision made late last week.
MK has been the target of state
environmental. organizations for the past
several years to return some of its re-claimed
lands back to its natural state and remove
dikes and pumps which were installed to
control flooding of lowlands each spring by
the Apalachicola River.
The owner of the ranch, J. T. Murff of
Memphis, Tenn., must spend up to $500,000 to
restore 9,071 acres back to its natural state.
According to 0. R. Stockman, local manager
for the cattle and farming operation, the
move would take about 2,500 acres of MK's
l cultivated lands out of production and return
it to its natural wetlands condition.
Returning the lands to its original state
will be jast about as expensive as clearing it
in the first place.
In the early 70's, MK moved into Gulf
County and began to clear huge sections of
former swampland, turning it into pasture
and grain crop operations. Lands which had
been impenetrable swamp for generations
suddenly became lush fields of grasses,
soybeans and later, rice.
To protect the lower lying lands along the
edge of the river from spring floods, MK
installed some 25 miles of dikes and several
pump stations, which were designed to let the
natural flow of the water out and keep the
flooding river on the river side of the dikes.
The pumps were used during flood times to
boost the natural stream water over the dike
and into the river, where it flowed naturally
for years and years, even before man came to
Gulf County. .
The Department of Environmental Regu-.
lation said a few years ago this must stop. The
pumped water was alleged to be polluting the
Apalachicola River and endangering the
oyster beds and seafood incubator properties
of Apalachicola Bay. Later the U. S. Corps of
Engineers took up the challenge and, last
week, were successful in getting the
government to order MK to move the dikes
and the pumps to allow for. the natural
flooding of the lowlands.
In its case against' MK, the Corps claimed
the diking and draining of about 10 percent of
the Apalachicola River floodplain deprived
oysters and- fish of an unknown quantity of
nutrients that normally would have flowed
Too, the Corps said the unnatural
drainage patterns also caused some wet
areas to flood more than usual and some dry
areas to dry out faster.
To MK, it meant maintaining their fields
while still allowing the natural drainage of.
wpter into the Apalachicola, with a- little help
at-times from MK's pumps.
0. R. Stockman, background, approaches thelarge pumps at MK years ago to control flooding and maintain natural water flow, must be
Ranches operation in central Gulf County. The pumps, put'in several dismantled now, on orders from the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
Stockman says the ranch has agreed to
the requirements of the courts, even before
the decision was made. Apparently, the
decision, signed last week by Federal Judge
Lynn C. Higby, was handed down as the result
of a compromise between MK and the Corps.
StocL.ian told The Star Monday the dikes
would he moved back and the pumps
relocated to continue the same type of flood
control, but the sensitive wetlands would be
taken outside the dike structure and allowed
to return to their natural state..
STATE TO PURCHASE
The State of Florida has helped with the
inconvenience such an operation could be for
MK Ranches. After the ranches spent
considerable time and money developing the
farmlands, with permission from the State of
Florida, they must un-do all they have done
for these 9,000 acres. The State is planning to
ease the pain and make sure the wetlands
remain wetlands in the future, by purchasing
the lands from MK at an appraised value of
$4.9 million. The purchase is being considered
at this time under the state's Conservation
and Recreation Lands program.
If the state did buy the land, the ranch
owners would continue restoration efforts,
which must be completed within two years
under the settlement.
Both Murff and the Corps of Engineers
agree that the solution to the problem is
MK ACTIVE IN CROPS
In the meantime, MK is a definite asset to
the economy of Gulf County, with some 700
acres of rice under cultivation, 217 acres of
peanuts on an experimental basis, 5,500 acres
of soybeans, 1,800 acres of wheat and a small
test plot of corn.
The corn crop is the crop with present
promise for MK and Gulf County grain
farming Stockman said the farms expect to
harvest some 110 bushels of corn per acre this
fall. He said the county average in the past i
has been around 60 bushels per acre
Stockman said as soon as the Ranch and
the State and the Corps of Engineers settle
their decisions about the future of the farms,
their operation could grow and more than
double its number of employees.
The Ranch operation claims they really
haven't polluted anything. They claim their
system has allowed the streams which were
already there to function as they have in the
past in as nearly a natural state as possible.
The Ranch says all they have done is manage
the floodwaters to keep them from' ruining
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Eighth District, which in
Gulf County voters will ha
in September, designed to te
Electors will be asked to
county's new morality ord
performances in county night
entertainment. The results of
on the Commission to change i
is merely designed to test th
county on this question.
The second question would
to place the entire county ii
county has been in two time z
many, many years. To some i
inconvenient. To others, the
tor). The vote is to test the pe
more people satisfied with
dissatisfied with the situation
includes Gulf. Thompson is
ive two questions on their ballot
st the water on two questions,
express their feelings on the
finance which prohibits nude
t clubs, bars or other places of
r that poll would not be binding
the ordinance in any manner. I
he feeling of the people of the '.'
Id ask the people if they prefe-r
n the Eastern time zone. Thi 'K
zones, Central apd Eastern, foE
it is confusing and to some it is
situation is perfectly satisfac.
ople and see whether there are
the arrangement than.r ;r
percent figure and were givi
approval on the spot.for their
One of the few problenrs
came up 'with the Sheriff%
".. : y
budget, but even this financial .
plan was arbitrarily set--6y
agreement between both the ,
Sheriff and the Commission-, '
Sheriff Ken Murphy made
his annual request -forfunds to
-hire .thkcorrhetional -qficers
percent figure and were gives s .i.on
approved down the spot.fo-eqrthes as
also requested funding for an
additional deputy and the
Commission didn't completely
agreement between bothst; they dela
their supply of money holds
The Commission increased
the Sheriff's budget by made ght.
has personally requested the :
county to include some of others
extra half cent sales fortax .
revenue in law enforcement..
The Board feels there were
nooutrageous budget requ-ests
made by any departmenturphynd
the Board has now tentatively
agreed to figures for each
department after two work
Clerkadditio Jernal Gates said he ,'-
cannot give a total of all
budgets as yet and hap no
comparison to make with last
ommarison didn'tl laompletn. "We us
edot the decision unwith the work
sessions and there areseved'ral
(Continued on Page 3)
if County are getinclude somnge of tackhe to
try in the county has beenax
ree weeks due to law enfoarket
made by making repartment ndrs.
ownon Juneto fig8,ures back h .into
ng started production again
ain on a fullschedule", Mike
aid Tuesday. The plant has
wigot through exception ofth the wor
sessions and there start-upe several .
(Continto operated on todPage 3) y,,
t until tomorrow. Employee
Going operations on July 0.
fractures is still operating
f force, with its operations
orenty areing suffered in the
ethe primaryweeks due to market for
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At Fire Percent
The Gulf County Commis-
sion has set a limit of five
percent for budget increases
this year and have been
holding the line on constitu-
tional officers and department
heads as they made their
requests in preliminary hear-
ings this past week.
Some elected officials didn't
make requests which increas-
ed their budgets by the five
Oscar D. Redd, 40, a resi-
dent of Wewahitchka, became
a candidate in the District 1
race for the School Board in
the fall primaries yesterday
just before registration closed
Redd, a lifelong resident of
Wewahitchka, paid his quali-
fication fee just before the
Married to the former Alane
Sherodd, the Redds have two
children, Gloria, 15 and David,
11, both of whom attend
Wewahitchka High School.
The candidate is an active
member of the Honeyville
Methodist Church, past presi-
dent of the Wewahitchka
Elementary PTA, active in
the Little League program, a
member of the Gulf County
Ambulance Squad in Wewa-
hitchka, where he has served
as squad chief for three years.
Redd said he would like to
work toward the betterment of
education for all the people of
Plan Is Starting
Port St. Joe and south Gul
work after most of the indus
down for approximately th
conditions and for the purpo
Sylvachem, which went d
full production now after havi
on July 12. "We're running aga
Templeton, plant manager si
recalled all of its employees
employees 'who are still off.
St. Joe Paper Company w
production on Tuesday of thi
some of the repairs being ma
until today or tomorrow.
The St. Joe Paper Compan
due to problems associated
transformer installed during
Tentatively, the mill plans
but may have to delay the star
work schedules will be poste
board by department superin
The mill suspended oper
announced intentions of resun
In the meantime, Basic Re
at about half capacity and hal
curtailed by'the doldrums curi
-steel manufacturing industry
/ ",', ,'2, L..
. : "
THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1982 PAGE TWO
; Probably one of the hardest
things the County Commission has
had to do in recent years will need to
be done this year. We are speaking
'- of. the County Commission here,
because they are the first to start,
S btt the same task faces every
,.. public government entity in the
,p county as they prepare their bud-
: We're speaking of the need by
[J' the County Commission to say they
7.' will not and cannot fund programs
,' started with federal funds, which
e are having these funds withdrawn
;' this year.
-All of these programs are good
Sones. They help people and they
solve problems. In the meantime,
: 1ey provide jobs for several people.
We can understand the recip-
y,' 3ents of these programs wanting
S them continued. We can understand
The people who work with them
r. Wanting their jobs continued. No-
i' body wants to put people out of work
ior refuse aid where aid is being
N given, especially if it is put to good
n The whole thing, is that the
S We're not being critical here.
f"-We're merely trying to digest the
t, =situation as it is and wondering what
1 ,he reactions or results from further
t:2: revelations. will be.
We noticed in the figures
released last week by the Gulf
countyy Property Appraiser .that
property values in Gulf County were
increased by some $43 million over
B. ast.year's valuation. She cautioned
Sus -against using percentage points
Sn describing the increase because
ome property was increased more
vm value than other property and a
'" strict percentage formula would
iot- apply nor give a true picture.
S We can understand that, but
SSince you have probably already sat
down with your pen and pencil and
figured out that the new taxable pro-
.oerty values are some 25 percent
bn ore, countywide, than they were
ast year, you've also figured out
S : regardless of how the percen-
4 w es are parcelled out, there is go-
S ieig -.to be some unhappy people in
ilf county when the TRIM notices
S ro sent out. They will be particular-
lso since many property owners
v will have increases far above the 25
percent to make the average work
Visiting the Q
THE NEWS THAT A MAN had
roken into Queen Elizabeth II's se
.'. ell guarded bedroom really started a
Sfir in Britain. It was more of an event sl
Than the Falkland Island's war for a qui
d4y or two, stirring an uproar in
:.P.rliament that the palace guard could
15" so lax as to let a dastardly deed such
as that happen to her majesty.
-According to the man doing the
ieakipg in, he was just curious to meet
theo ueen and sat on the edge of her bed
chatting while the queen was sending
Qr her servants to send the blighter
Queen Elizabeth was the cool one,
Iove. She kept the bloke talking about
S himself all the while she was planning
Wfob him to be shuffled off unceremoni-
::: From what I read, the intruder had
Puzzle to figure out in order to gain
entrance to the castle and the queen's
bedroom without being spotted by
guards and security installations.
$.._ + + +
ACCORDING TO THE papers, the
king was sleeping in another room; by
himself, I presume.
- Is that proper for a king?
county, the city, the School Board,
and in many instances, the state,
cannot afford to pay for some of the
programs which federal dollars
As a matter of fact, it was fast
getting to the point where the county
or any of its cities could ill afford to
accept another program which was
mostly funded by government funds
because they couldn't afford the
small percentage they are expected
to bear in most all of these
In the matter of revenue shar-
ing, it was getting to the point where
the county and city could not afford
to operate the buildings and equip-
ment which revenue sharing provid-
ed the funds for -building or
The federal dollar created some
problems for local government even
before the federal come up with the
necessity for holding back the
distribution of more federal dollars.
It's a pity, but some of the
programs are bound to be cut out
this year because there just isn't
enough money to pay for them.
Another thing which struck us -
was that more than half the entire
increase was here in the city limits'
of Port St. Joe. ,When you consider
that Port St. Joe is -j"ist a little more
than two square miles in the entire
county, it sounds like the people of
Port St. Joe are in for a rude shock
come August, when they get their
We can't" blame 'the Property TI
Appraiser for all this. Part of the my
blame we must accept for ourselves. first
Most of the shock will be caused by I
the re-arrangement of the homes- count
stead exemption law, which ex- unti
empts many Gulf County homes sister
from the tax rolls. For those who are mes
left with the minority of the property close
which is not homestead exempt, the nam
shock could tip the Richter scale off quest
its foundations. socti
Judging from, what we under- At
stand of the taxing and assessment sophl
procedures in the State of Florida, scho
and the requirements to have didn
everything assessed at 100 percent urge
of value, we can see where the fall of with
the year here in 1982 is going to be girls
one of the more contested times of lar-
our history. We see where there will Ho
not be many dull moments for the there
remainder of this year. music
R rm T any other crops. This waving field of tall, healthy rice stalks in central Gulf
Rice Crop Thriving County, therefore, is doing extremely well in spite of the every day showers
t currently being experienced in the Panhandle during the throes of "Dog Days".
People think of rice as a crop which thrives on water. That's true, while rice The rain may Inconvenience humans at times, but this field of rice makes it
doesn't need to be covered with water to grow, the water doesn't kill it as it does very well, thank you. --Star photo
A MAN'S WORLD
here are some things about
early youth that literally
g tears to my eyes. My
I date was one of them.
was born and reared a
itry boy. My social life, up'
I about age twelve, con-
ed of talking to family,
nbers, horses and cows,
tling back at birds and a
e friendship with a cousin
ned Denver. Answering a
tio in school was a major
al step and not one I
*ticed very often.
bout half way through my
iomore year in high
ol, I started to experience
mpeUling urge that I really
't fully understand. The
was to talk to, hold hands
, and generally be close to
. My desire was soon
sed on one girl in particu-
- Judy Barnes.
however strong the urge,
e was no way I could
ter the courage to ask her
for a date. My close friend and
confidant made the necessary
invitation. It was accepted
and 'the movie double-date
was set for the following
Saturday night. The misery
had just begun. r ,
immediately upon hearing
that Judy had accepted my
courriered invitation, my
hands began to sweat. My
trips to the bathroom in-
creased to about fifteen times
a day. Sleep was nigh-on-to
impossible. The' recurring
thought was, "Why did I go
and do a stupid thing like
that?' My first date, I felt
certain, would be my last.
I was not surprised when the
evening was a total disaster. It
was impossible for me to talk
to or even look at, Judy. I did
manage some sports talk with:
my friend, but it was at best,
strained and artificial. Once
my hand accider*ally touched
Judy and I jumped as if
shocked by 2,000 volts of
electricity. She asked what
was the matter and I just sat
The evening progressed un-
til going home time. I could
have killed my friend when he
suggested we stop for a
hamburger and coke. Another
problem I faced was a serious
shortage of financial means.
Fate delt me a card when
Judy only ordered a coke. For
myself, I ordered water ex-
plaining that I was a vigorous
-The ride home was sheer
torture. Judy refused to sit on
her side of the car. It was
apparent to me that I was not
her first date. This scared me
even more. One time she even
leaned on me when we round-
ed a corner. My blood pres-
sure must have been 280 over
180. I almost passed out.
Upon reaching her front
door, Judy turned and said, "I
had a wonderful time." "Me
too," I shot back over my
shoulder as I sprinted toward",
the car. Poor Judy,-poor Shad.
I was almost too embarrassed
to go to school. Fear was
written all over me.
To compound matters, I ran
into my friend the first thing
Monday morning. "I've got a
message for you," he said.
"Judy said she had a wonder-
ful time Saturday and wants to
know if you will go to the
dance with her Friday night."
...I wet my pants.
Direct Deposit for Social Security
People in the North Florida
area who receive Social Se-
curity checks can easily ar-
range to have them deposited
directly into an account at any
financial institution, Ann R.
Kinard, Social Security field
representative, for iGulf
County, said recently.
Direct deposit can be made
to an account in a bank,
savings and loan association,
savings bank or similar insti-
tution, or Federal or State
chartered credit union.
Having checks deposited.
directly into an account has
several advantages,. Ms. Ki-
nard said. They include: The
person does not have to stand
in line to cash or deposit the
check; Money is immediately
available if the person is away
from home; No check cashing
problems; No chance of a
check being stolen.
To arrange for direct de-
posit, a person should contact
the financial institution and
ask for direct deposit form
SF-1199. Completing the form
only authorizes deposits; it
does not authorize withdraw-
als from an account.
People considering direct
deposit should ask the finan-
cial institution how it will
handle direct deposit and
whether there will be any
charge for the service.
Once a person has his or her
check deposited directly, he or
she should continue to notify
Social Security of any change
ueen or Riding A Plane Not Necessarily Trouble-Free Pastimes
Is he required to sleep in a bedroom
parate from the queen?
Or does Phillip merely prefer to
eep in a room separate from the
room to do these little things for you.
The light, the phone and the covers are
always out of my reach when they slip
down, ring or need turning out
And there's nothing beats a queen,
Only Phillip cold tell and I'll bet he
I wouldn't want to be married to a
queen if the protocol calls for sleeping
in separate bedrooms. I just wouldn't
like that. It would take more than a stiff
upper lip to make me accept such an
arrangement where one is left to his
own devices for keeping the covers
pulled up, the phone answered at night
and the light turned off.
It's nice to have a partner in the
Mount Everest, it's trying to sneak into
the queen's bedroom.
What will they think of next?
WHATEVER +HAPPENED TO the
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO the
esley R. Ramsey
or a reasonable facsimile, for keeping
warm on a cold winter night.
YOU HAVE TO LEAVE some such
stunt as sneaking into the queen's
bedroom up to someone like the British.
Those little blighters are just full of
mischief. They always have some
adventure up their sleeve. If it isn't
turning a nation into a carbon copy of
England. it's trying to climb Mount
Everest. If it isn't trying to climb
privileges which come with rank?
Poor old Colonel Eldridge Beach
would like to know the answer to that
So would Supreme Court Justice
The Colonel, who headed up the
Florida Highway -Patrol, has had his
soiled laundry spread out all over every
front page in Florida for taking what
has been described as unauthorized
trips in the Patrol's airplane and
sending state big-wigs on trips at the
expense of the Patrol.
I'm not saying Colonel Beach
should be allowed to spend our state's
taxes in this manner, but I am saying
what he is accused of doing is not news,
nor is it a unique practice with him.
These things have been going on.
ever since the Patrol was formed,
probably, and it took this long for
someone to realize they were wrong.
If we all look back far enough and
examine the situation close enough, I'll
bet a chocolate covered mango, the
good Colonel refused to give some
big-shot the red-carpet treatment and
refused to ferry him somewhere in
I remember back when Ben
Williams was State Representative for
Gulf County. The late Ben didn't have a
car, but he managed to get about 'the
state pretty well and be where he was
needed to attend a committee meeting
anytime he was needed.
When Ben wanted to go somewhere
on state business, he just called up the
trusty Patrol and they saw he had a ride
to his destination.
Everyone around here knew it was
being done, so we surmised the entire
state of Florida knew it also.
We never thought a thing about it.
But Colonel Beach apparently left
someone home whom he should have
invited to go along to the Orange Bowl
game, the Tangerine Bowl or the
I'll bet he'll never do that again
Then there's Supreme Court Jus-
tice "Whizzer" White, who had his nose
busted the other night in Utah by a man
who had had enough of pornography
and busing because the Supreme Court
refused to put a curb on them.
"Whizzer" got the blame for
allowing dirty words.to come over TV,
simply because he wouldn't allow
Of.course "Whizzer" wasn't the one
who said such prohibitions of speech
would be contrary to the constitution
which guarantees free speech. He is,
however, a member of the body which
interprets such questions.
So, like Col. Beach, Justice White
just happened to be in the right place at
the. right time to catch the ire of
someone vocal who didn't like what was
Published Every Thursday at 306W autsnAvenue, Port St. Joe, Florida
By The Star Pulishung CmnpuIy
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High and low tides for St.
Joseph's Bay for the upcom-
ing week are shown in the tide
table below, furnished by the
U. S. Weather Bureau in Apa-
lachicola. Times are based
on a 24-hour clock, and height
is feet above or below the
mean water line.
High Ht. Low Ht.
1321 1.9 2357 .0
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1521 1.2 34 .4
848 1.0 2208 .7
715 1.1 1812 .6
723 1.3 1806 .4
749 1.5 1838 .2
Divers Threatened by "Bends"
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1982
Quick Thinking Averts Tragedy
What began as a perfect dive trip for four
local divers ended with one almost losing his
life, and a trip to Bay Medical Center's
recompression chamber for three of them.
On Tuesday, July 13, Herman. and Pamr
Jones,-Mike Herring, and Jerry Spurlin went
diving on the "Empire Mica", a British
. tanker torpedoed by the Germans in 1942,
twenty miles south of Cape San Bias. After
making one dive on the wreck, which is in 110
'feet of water, the group decided to make
another dive in about two hours. Due to the
depth of the water, the second dive required a
decompression stop for fifteen minutes at ten
feet at the end of the dive. The dive was going
Well until they started their ascent up the
anchor line. At about twenty feet, Mike
Herring noticed that Spurlin was out of air
and offered him his regulator to breathe
from. Since Spurlin was already semi-
conscious, he was unable to buddy breathe
with Herring or use the extra tank that was
left at the decompression level as a
precaution in case someone ran low on air.
At that time, Spurlin blacked out. Herring
then got the unconscious diver to the surface
where their trouble was noticed by' the
Joneses who were already at.the ten foot leve.
Telling his wife to stay and decompress,
Jones ,went to help Herring on the surface.,
With Herring pushing and Jones pulling from
inside the boat, they succeeded in getti.ig
Spurlin into the boat.
"I thought Jerry was a goner," Jones said
"When I got him into the boat he had already
turned blue and his eyes had rolled back- he
looked awful bad."
Spurlin said later that the jolt from getting
pulled into the boat brought him around to his
senses, and started the water emptying from
Seeing that Spurlin was breathing, Jones
and Herring decided to go back down and
decompress to keep from getting the
sometimes crippling or fatal "bends "
"The 'bends', or decompression sickness,"
Jones said, "is caused when a diver does not
properly decompress and nitrogen bubbles
Mrs. Myrtle S. Kelley
Taken by Death July 13
,Mrs. Myrtle S. Kelley, 71, Survivors include: her hus-
pass ed: aJuly 13 in a band, Loren Kelley of High-
Panama.,~tyH ~M l p land View; two sons, Frankie
ing an extended illness. S IhKelley of Highland View, and
was a resident of Highland .'egrge Kelley of Georgia; one
View for the past 37 years. She sister Geraldine Floyd; and
was also a member of the two grandchildren.
Highland View Assembly of Funeral services were held
God Church. Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the
Highland View Assembly of
e God Church, conducted by the
Rev. Jean Shoots. Interment
A1 GO O D followed at the family plot,
Holly Hill Cemetery.
6 lrEAiSOlNS All services were under the
direction -of Comforter Fu-
to see your good neral Home, Port St. Joe.
.411 Reid Ave.
229-6514 or 229-6103
Like a good neighbor,
State Farm is there.
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At Faith Church
The singing group, "Prom-
ise.', will be singing and
performing their music at
Faith Bible Church, 801 20th
St., Port St. Joe at the 7:00
P.M. service on Sunday, July
Faith Bible Church invites
all those in the community to
come and enjoy this sacred
mu'sid' c rice'f. ; -- ."
The Howard Creek Ladies
Auxiliary donated $350 to the
Fire Department building
fund. They also received four
donations to complete the fund
raising campaign, which
brought the total to $500.
Thanks is given to all the
people of Howard Creek who
helped in any way in the
begin to appear in his blood- much like the
bubbles which appear in a Coke when it is
opened and the pressure released These
bubbles -can block blood vessels which may
cause intense pain, paralysis, or in extreme
After decompressing twenty minutes, Her-
ring and Jones came aboard to find Spurlin
alive but still in trouble Unable to reach
anyone on CB Channel 9, the emergency
channel, Jones finally found a shrimper who
relayed their distress to the Panama City
Coast Guard Station via VHF
Soon, a Navy helicopter arrived and
motioned Jones to follow. The copter landed
on Cape San Bias and flew Spurlin, along with
Herring to help out, to Bay Medical Center.
After a medical exam, Spurlin was put into
the chamber and recompressed to a depth of
165 feet which is the standard treatment for
gas embolism or severe decompression
sickness After listening to Herring's story of
the ordeal, the doctors decided it would be
best to decompress Jones and Herring at 60
feet since they had not properly decompres-
sed in order to aid Spurlin.
Spurlin spent a total of six hours in the
cramped chamber along with Herring and
Jones who spent four and a half hours Jones
and Herring were released around midnight,
but Spurlin %was kept overnight for observa-
"Without the Coast Guard, the Navy.
George- the shrimper from Key West. and
the excellent facility at BMC, I'm sure Jerry
would have suffered from the "bends', or an
embolism," Jones commented
"We did what had to be done," remarked
Herring, "and we're just glad everyone came
out alive and without an% permanent
Pam. Herman and Mike plan to continue
diving in deep water, but have decided to give
up decompression diving in case an accident
IFlood Insurance Status
Being Discussed Today
Members of the City Com-
mission will be meeting with
representatives from the Fed-
eral Emergency Management'
Agency today for a study of
Flood Insurance requirements
for Port St. Joe.
Other agencies in the coun-
ty, principally, the County
Commission, will also be in
.the meeting, representing the
county and its interests.
The agency is attempting to
convert Gulf County over to a
permanent coverage status.
with flood insurance require-
ments. Presently, the county
has coverage on a temporary.
basis, which makes the prem-
ium payment to all residents
of the county the same.
Under a permanent situa-
What is this ugly creature?
Before you jump in and declare that is a stone crab or
other species of crab. let's see something about this animal
which is puzzling.
First, the crab wasn't taken from the Bay or the Gulf. It
was found by Wayne Childers behind the home of Rocky
Comforter. One of Comforter's employees at his funeral
home was starting up the steps of his home, when the crab
grabbed him by the britches leg and wouldn't turn loose. The
crab's skin is a grey-blue, it is leathery and he is ferocious.
As you can see by the photo, he is larger than a man's hand.
If you have any idea what kind of crab it is, settle some
curiosities by calling The. Star or Wayne Childers and gise
them your ideas.on this species.
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items to figure out before I can
give any totals", he said.
Gates said he would have
the various budget items
totaled up, compiled and
integrated into a financial
plan by Tuesday of next week,
when they are to be presented
to the Board.
The Commission's last spe-
cial budget session was held
on Monday night of this week
and continued until nearly
11:00 Monday night. When The
Star contacted Gates Tuesday
afternoon, he said he'just had
not had the time to getl figures
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totaled as yet.
The Commission must noti-
fy the Property Appraiser of
their tentative millage rate by.
July 30. so the TRIM notices
can be made out and mailed to
the tax payers, revealing the
tentative rate of taxation.
All figures are tentative
until they have been ratified
by the Commission after man-
datory public -hearings are
"The Singing* Morris
Family" will be in .concert at
the First Pentecoastal Holi-
ness Church, 2001, Garrison
Avenue, this Saturday night,
July 24th at 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Ernest A. Barr ex-
tends a cordial invitation to
the public to attend. Refresh-
ments will be served in the
Fellowship Hall immediately
following the concert.
When the first escalator
was installed in Harrod's
department store in Lon-
don, brandy was:' served to
passengers who felt faint.
tion, the county would be
zoned as to building require-
ments and different premiums
would be established for dif-
ferent areas. The rates would
be established based on how
prone a particular area was to
Presently in Port St. Joe,
people who build within two
blocks of the edge of the Bay
must build eight feet above
sea level. The permanent
agreement would attempt to
establish that level at about
the same level.
An argument which resulted
in a man having his throat
slashed caused a Wewahitch-
ka man to be charged with
-.aggravated battery this past
According to Sheriff Ken
Murphy, Deputy Jack Daviila
and Investigator Phil McLeod
arrested Ernest Charles
Myers, age 27, last Friday
morning at 12:48 a.m., and
'filed the charge against him.
Myers is charged with com-
mitting the battery against
Jessie Williams, also of Wewa-
Investigation revealed that
the victim was approached by
Myers and words were ex-
changed. As the argument
progressed, Myers is alleged
to have pulled a knife and
slashed Williams' throat.
Williams was taken to the
Wewahitchka Medical Center
where he was treated and
released. Myers made his first
appearance before Judge Da-
vid L. Taunton and bond was
set at $2,000. The defendant
posted bond and was released.
Flood insurance is now
required of a builder who
finances through a federally
insured agency. If a structure
is not covered by flood insur-
ance, it is not eligible for
federal distress loans in case
of a disaster.
A county or city is also not
eligible for federal funds if its
area is not covered under a
flood insurance program.
These requirements make
the meeting this morning a
very important one for every-
one in the county.
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THE STAR. Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY. JULY 22, 1982
Mary Margaret Bray and Alfred
Y1IIn t5 g u4 y III _L
IMiss Mary Margaret Bray bodice of Chantilly lace, irri-
and. Alfred McRae Bracy III descents and pearls featured a
weri united in Holy Matri- sweetheart neckline. Chantilly
mopy during a candlelight lace enhanced the beauty of
ceremony, Saturday, June the bishop sleeves of illusion.
26th, at 4:30 P.M. at the First Matching lace was placed on
Baptist Church, Panama City. the wide cuffs which were
' 'I. The bride is the daughter of finished in a flounced ruffle
Mr; and Mrs. James C. Bray and satin ribbon. The full skirt
of Port St. Joe. Her grand- featured layers of Chantilly
parents are Mr. and Mrs. Otis lace, bordered by pleated
ltlp of Port St. Joe, and Mrs. chiffon and fell graciously into
P ary C. Sizemore of Panama a chapel length train. For her
City. headpiece the bride chose a
S The bridegroom is the son of camelot cap, with an overlay
' l Ifred M. Bracy, (Col. U.S.A. of Chantilly lace, which held a
St.) of Annandale, Virginia finger tip veil. Her only
mand Elizabeth J. Bracy of jewelry was a single strand of
R random. His grandparents pearls given to her by her
.' e Harold W. Johnson, Sr. of great aunt, the late Mrs.
Brandon, and Dorothy Bracy Ernest Skipper of Panama
; New Jersey. City. She carried a cascading
S Officiating the double ring bouquet of yellow silk roses,
aremony was Rev. William white daisies, and baby's
Ratliff. Mrs. Bettie Rae pro- breath, with white satin
S tided traditional wedding streamers.
Vi. 1usic on the organ, and Attending the bride as her
companies Jerry Bell, solo- Matron of Honor was her aunt,
t. The wedding ceremony Mrs. Frank Randolph Brown
o i as directed by Mrs. Rice of Troy, Ala. Bridesmaids
eekmore of Pensacola. included Miss Nancy Knox of
1 The sanctuary was illumi- Port St. Joe, and cousins of the
ated by four seven-branch bride, the Misses Kristan
ass candelabras holding Creekmore of Pensacola and
tapers. The focal piece Carrie Maddox of Dothan,
l ind the kneeling bench was Ala.-
.' a-stately natural floral ar- The honor .attendant and
S ement of white and yel- senior bridesmaid wore gowns
1' mums, roses and fern. of yellow taffeta featuring, a
erspaced between the can- ruffled neckline and full
Ij l abras were brass pots of skirts. The junior bridesmaids
nery. Complementing the wore similar dresses with a
white satin bows flanked shawl collar and ruffled skirt.
of the honorary pews. Each attendant carried 'a
iven in marriage by her nosegay of white daisies and
ents and escorted to the yellow tea roses, accented
r by her father, the bride with yellow and white' satin
e a- formal gown of streamers.
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man was Charles F. Robinson
of Springfield, Virginia.
Groomsmen included Thomas
Bracy, the groom's brother,
Alexandria, Va., David Bray,
the bride's brother, of Port St.
Joe, and Randy Wright of
Panama City. They wore
tuxedos of grey with grey
striped trousers and ties, in
contrast with the groom who
chose to wear the same grey,
but with an ascot. Yellow tea
roses were used as bouton-
nieres which complemented
the attendants' gowns.
Immediately following the
ceremony, the bride's parents
entertained the bridal party
and guests with a reception at
the Harbour House. Greeting
the guests as they arrived
were Mr. and Mrs. Robert J.
Faliski of Port St. Joe.
The bayside room was dec-
orated with silver candela-
bras, floral arrangements of
yellow and white, and potted
greenery. The tables were
placed at appointed locations
and held a profuse arrange-
ments of hot and cold hor
d'oeuvres. The' punch was
served from an ornate silver
punch bowl by Mrs. Rice
Creekmore of Pensacola.
The bride's table held tl
traditional white wedding
cake, and was served by Mr
William Maddox of Dotha
Ala. Mrs. Frank Harris
Panama City served th
groom's cake. Attending ':
bride's book was Miss Lis
Whaley of Port St. Joe.
Following a brief wedding
trip the bride and groom w
be at home to their friends
Panama City, where tl
groom is stationed at Tynda
Air Force Base.
Out of the area gues
included: Mr. Alfred I
Bracy, Annadale, Va.; Mr
Elizabeth Bracy, Mrs. Jac
Cassidy, Steve Cassidy, ai
Carol Cassidy, Brandon; M
Tom Bracy, Alexandria, Va
Mrs. Charles Robinson, Char
es F. Robinson, and Joyc
Robinson, Springfield, Va
Mrs. Raymond Bracy, Jac
sonville; Mr. and Mrs. Fran
Randolph Brown, Troy, Ala
Mr. and Mrs. William Ma
dox, Carrie Maddox, Dotha
'Ala., Mr. and Mrs. Ri
Creekmore, Kristan Cree
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred McRae Bracy m
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If you are pregnant or have regardless of race, creed
a baby or a child under five color Or national origin.
years, you may be eligible for The WIC program give
the WIC program, milk, eggs, cheese, orange
The WIC program is funded juice, cereal, baby formula
by the Department of Agricul- baby cereal and baby juice t
ture, and is open to everyone qualified persons.
more, of Pensacola.
SOn June10th, Miss Bray was
honored with a calling shower
in the social hall of the First
Baptist Church, Port St. Joe.
Arice bag party was given
on June 11 by the bride's aunts
Mrs. Elizabeth Bracy and
Alfred M. Bracy hosted a
rehearsal dinner at the
Western Steer for the bridal
party and their guests on the
eve of the wedding.
At First B(
I.; "God's Prison Gang," a
k- newly released film featuring
nk Al Capone's getaway driver,
i.; the last member of Bonnie and
d- Clyde's gang and two other
n, notorious criminals who have
ce become Christians will be
ak- shown at First Baptist
Church, Port St. Joe, on
Sunday, July 25. The showing
is scheduled to begin at 7:30
The film, shot behind the
walls of New York's Attica
prison, is hosted by Art
Lihkletter. It tells the story of
how the work of International
Prison Ministry is accom-
plishing what more guards,
higher prison walls and great-
er financial expenditures have
failed to do- keep released
inmates from ,returning to
lives of crime.
Telling their stories in the
44-minute film are George
Meyer, Al Capone's favorite
driver; Floyd Hamilton, (Pub-
lic Enemy No. 1) the last of the
Bonnie and Clyde Gang; Jerry
Graham, the "robber king" of
California; and Ted Jefferson,
convicted of crimes from
drugs and robbery to murder.
SAlso featured.is "Chaplain
:July 4 Present
Ray and 'Barbara Butler
wish to announce, the arrival
of their daughter, Christiana
Kylerle, born July 4 at 7:10
p.m. at Gulf Coast Community
Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs.
Waitingher arrival at home
was her brother, Rayford, age
3 yrs. Her grandparents are
Harold and Edna Butler of St.
Joe Beach, and Arlan and
Annette Swartwood of Las
It's A Girl!
Wade and Beth Stoutamire
would like to announce the
birth of their baby girl, Jinny
Elizabeth Stoutamire. She
was born June 18, at Gulf
Coast Community Hospital
weighing 7 lb. 10 oz.
The proud grandparents, are
Mr. and Mrs. Donald V. Keith,
Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Davis
Stoutamire, all of Port St. Joe.
Youth Day At
-The Youth and Young
Adults of Zion Fair Missionary
Baptist Church are cele-
brating their Annual Youth
Day on Sunday, July 25 at the
Sister Doris J. Rouse, Di-
rectress, invites everyone' to
come and worship, with them.
Girls who are 18 years of age
and over, interested in be-
coming Cheerleaders for Port
St. Joe's Semi Pro Football
team, are asked to contact
Troy McMillan or Sissy Low-
Final Plans for Machen
and Borden Wedding
The WIC program is a
.Health. Support program and
Sis for women, infants and
children with a health need for
these foods. A nurse and-
nutritionist will examine you
and your children, and deter-
mine whether you qualify for
the WIC program.
The WIC program is held at
the Gulf County Health De-
partment, 401 Long Avenue,
Port St. Joe, on the second
Friday of each .month. An
appointment is. necessary.
Ray," whose Dallas-based In-
ternational Prison Ministry
has changed the lives of
thousands of inmates over the
past 18 years.
The Reverend Howard
Browning, pastor of the
church, said he hopes all
citizens concerned about the
problem of rising crime will
attend the free screening of
Mrs. Cora Sue Robinson of
Port St. Joe has announced
final plans for the marriage of
their daughter, Cynthia Ther-
'ese, to Dennis Floyd Ake, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Charles
Ake, of 'Wewahitchka.
The wedding is planned for
today, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the
First United Methodist
Church. All friends and rela-
tives are invited to attend. A
reception will follow at the
Church Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. George Machen an-
nounces final wedding plans of
her daughter, Karen, to Dale
Borden, son of Joy and Wally
The wedding will take place
on July 31st, 6:00.p.m. (CST)
at Pleasant Hill Methodist
Church, East Andrews Ave.,
No local invitations are
being sent. Friends and rela-
tives of the couple are invited
to attend the ceremony, and
the reception following in. the
church social hall.
Terry and Debra Watson
are happy to announce the
birth of their baby girl,
Stephanie Ann, born July 12 at
11:20 a.m. at Bay Memorial
Medical Center. She weighed 6
lbs. 101/4 oz.
Her grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Harley Roberts of
Highland View, and Mr. and
Mrs. Curtis Watson of White
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Elizabeth Howe, John L.
Yadon Say Marriage Vows
Elizabeth Howe West of
Atlanta, Georgia and John
Leonard Yadon of Jackson-
ville, were married at 2 P.M.
Saturday, June 12 at 'the
Brevard Davidson River Pres-
byterian Church in Brevard;
The Rev. Jerry Robinson,
the Rev. Timothy Elder, uncle
of the bridegroom, and the
Rev. Harry Davison Long,
brother-in-law of the bride-
groom performed the cere-
The bride is the daughter of
Mrs. James Reece Lewis of
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
and Mir. Lewis Austin West of
Miami. She is a 1980 graduate.
of Auburn University. She is a
senior staff accountant with
Arthur Andersen and Com-
The bridegroom is the son of
Dr. and Mrs. James Nelson
Yadon, Sr. of Germantown,
Tenn. He is a 1981 graduate of
Auburn University. He is
employed as a materials
engineer with the Naval Air
Rework Facility at the Naval
Air Station at Jacksonville.
4 The bride was given in
marriage by her father. She
wore a white gown of batiste
with a fittd bglice and a
sweetheart neclmine\, edged.
with lace ruffles which ac-:'
centuated the brief sleeves.
The layered skirt had inserts
of lace and swept back into a
train. Her finger-tip veil bor-
dered with lace fell from a
headpiece of silk violets and
forget-me-nots. She carried an
old fashioned bouquet of white
roses and baby's breath.
Mrs. Kenneth Whitten Best
of Charlotte, North Carolina,
sister of the bride, was matron
of honor. Bridesmaids were
Miss Nancy Elizabeth Roberts
of Plantation. friend of the
bride, Miss Lelia Ann Yadon
of Germantown, Tenn. and
Mrs. Harry Davison Long of
Richmond, Virginia, both
sisters of the bridegroom.
b The matron of honor and
bridesmaids wore matching
gowns 9f white taffeta en-
hanced by a design of summer
flowers at the hemline and on
the puffed sleeves. Each car-
4 ried a bouquet of daisies to
accent, the. sumner floral
i James Nelson Yadon, Jr. of
Auburn, Alabama, brother of
the bridegroom, was best
man., Ushers were' Jaruis
Benjamin Watkins, II, of
Atlanta, Ga., Charles Vipper-
man Camp of Montgomery,
Alabama, John. Salisbury
Weber of Augusta, Ga., and
Robert Loeke Bell of Auburn,
Alabama, all friends of the'
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1982
A reception was held at the .
Womble Inn immediately fol-
lowing the ceremony.
After a honeymoon trip to,
the Outer Banks in 1orth
Carolina, the couple will live
Ladies of the Oak Grove Assembly of God
Church honored Miss Vickie Ramsey with a
briday shower in the fellowship hall of the
church Tuesday, July 13.
Friends and relatives of Miss Ramsey
called during the appointed hours to wish her
Vocal Group A
Mrs. John Leonard Yadon
Texas Youth Choir At
Long Avenue Sunday
The youth choir of the First 1:00 p.m., in tne church
Baptist Church, Palacios, auditorium.
Texas, will be in concert this This concert by the 40
Sunday, July 25, at Long member youth choir is part of
Avenue. Baptist. Church. The their. 1982 summer mission
director is David" Meit'-r. : tour which' took them to
The choir will perform the central Florida.
musical, "Celebrate Life!" by Everyone is invited to come
Burl Red and Ragan Court- and hear this exciting musical
ney. The concert will begin at performed.
CARD OF THANKS
Thank you all from the depths of my heart
for the love expressed to me through your
presence and loving care during the dif-
ficult time following the passing of my dear
True friendship and love was shown in so
many ways. May God richly bless each of
R.'D. PD" Prows, Jr.
Sixteenth Street and Forrest Park Avenue
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE .. ........ 10:o00A.M.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS........ 11:00A.M.
Study In the Gospels. Wednesday 7:00-7:45
Welcome to Everyone
JOHN M. STUART, Pastor
"Coo It with.
RESIDENTIAL AND <
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Now Adding .
Electric Motor Rewinding
Fractional H.P. thru 3 H.P.
Single Phase or Three Phase
George Thomas Company
Phone 229-6394 or 648-8952.
30 Williams Ave. Port St Joe, Fla.
. he Methodist Youth will
have a fund raising event for.
summer activities on Satur-
William Smith, pastor of.
Beach Baptist Chapel, extends
an invitation' to the public for
their evening worship service
this coming Sunday, July 25,
6:30 P.M. A vocal group of
young Christian ladies from
Popular Heights Baptist
Church of Jackson, Tenn., will.
be' presenting an evening of
worship through contempor-
ary Christian music.
The group is named
Shown in the photo above with Miss
Ramsey, center, are Mrs. Christine Dunlap,
mother of the prospective groom, left and
Mrs. LaVerne Ramsey, mother of the
"Lydia" and has been singing
together for two years. The
group got their name from an
elderly gentleman in their
church, who pointed out that
Lydia was one of Paul's first
.converts who later helped him
'on his mission.
Accompanying the group
will be Dewitt Dalton, a
former minister of music of
the First Baptist Church of
Port St. Joe.
Haller Preaching Last
Sermon for Faith Bible
Pastor Hal Haller's last the presentation of a bell to the
Sunday at Faith Bible Church 4, Pastor's wife, Sue, from the
will be July --25.. He. has -of.-the'-.hurch.
resigned and accepted a posi-
tion as Director of the Library
at the secondary campus' of
the Northside Christian Scho-
ols, a ministry of the North-
side Baptist Church in St.
Petersburg. Also, he will be
joining the ministerial staff of
the Community Bible, Church
in Seminole, where he will be a
part-time counselor and one of
the instructors in the Lay
Bible Institute program there.
Church members hosted a .
day, July 24. reception for the pastor and
SA Car Wash and Rummage his family at the church
Sale will be held on the corner Wednesday evening. Among
of Reid Avenue and Fifth St. the events of the evening was
Guest Minister, Soloist
At Mexico Beach Church
This Sunday, July 25, 9 a.m.
(CDST), the First United
Methodist Church, on 22nd St.
in Mexico Beach, will have a
guest soloist and guest speak-
Dr. John Atha, M,D. from
Rockmart, Georgia will bring
a message in song. The Athas
have been coming to Mexico
Beach on vacation for many
Would the person who re-
moved the table from the
Recreation Center, located at.
the Washington High School,
please return it. The table has
the owner's name stamped on-
the side. This is a borrowed
table from the Senior Citizens.
It disappeared July 4 or July 5.
Call 229-6780 if you .have
The morning message will
be delivered by Judge David
Taunton, County Judge for
The pastor and congrega-
tion cordially invite the public
to attend, and receive a
blessing from this special
The 47 members of the
'Youth Choir of First Baptist
Church, Cross City, will sing
at Beach Baptist Chapel,
Columbus Street and Alabama
Avenue, St. Joe Beach, on
Monday evening, July 26, at
7:30. An invitation is extended
to all people of this .area to
hear this fine group of young
Kerry W. Antley,'formerly
of White City, is Minister of
Youth, First Baptist Church,
Port St. Joe
411 Baltzell Avenue
Announces New and Expanded
Hours Beginning July 6th
Tuesday: 9-12,2-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9.12, 2-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9-12, 2-5:30 p.m.
PLEASE CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT
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BIBLESTUDY ... ................ 945 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ..... .. 11-00A.M
CHURCH TRAINING ..... ... 5:45 P.M.
EVENING WORSHIP ...... ........... 7:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY.. ........... ...... 7.00 P.M..
Long Ave. Baptist Church
1601 LONG AVENUE
Minister oft Music and Youth.
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 22. 1982
After 56 Years of Service
, Montgomery Retiring
With a huff and a puff and a
hiss of steam, the snagboat
"Montgomery" has been flex-
ing its huge steel muscles
daily for the past 56 years,
keeping the navigable
streams of the southeast free
of snags and obstructions for
Beginning September I of
this year, the "Montgomery"
will be relieved of this duty
and her captain, Cleve Flem-
ing, is feeling kind of low
about seeing the boat he has
lived on and guided for some
20 years, placed on the inac-
The U. S. Army Corps of
Engineers say the old boat is
getting to be too expensive to
operate. Its $4,500 a day price
tag makes it a little too
expensive for the Corps to
maintain on the Apalachicola
River system in these days of
budget cutting and belt tight-
::Captain Fleming says the
operating expense doesn't
come from maintenance of the
56 year old "Montgomery".
"She's in perfect shape and is
still running on the same
engines which were put in.
when she was built", he
.The "Montgomery" was
built in 1926 in Charleston, S.-.
.C., at an original cost of
$200,232.00. Since that time,
she has served regularly on
the Alabama River system
and in the early 1950's, was
transferred to the Apalachi-
gla system, where she has
been ever since.
-.The Montgomery is 178 feet
lCng, and 34 feet, three inches
Wide. The snagboat -draws
only four feet of water to float
i 471 tons. It is powered by
two high pressure joy valve
-steam engines developing 167
horsepower per engine with
their 72 inch stroke.
' Even though the horsepower
-'sems nominal,. Captain.
. 'leming says she is a strong
old lady. "You can set down on
those wenches and pull the
boat under water", he said.
The snagboat carries a crew
of 16 men, whose jobs are now
uncertain. "Some of them will
go to the new snagboat and
some will be placed on other
jobs", Captain Fleming said.
One thing is for sure, the
crewmen on the "Montgom-
ery" like their job. All of them
are veterans on the boat, with
the "baby" crewman having
10 years of service.
"We can go home nearly
every night", Fleming said.
"Most of us live in the
Blountstown area, and no
matter where we are working
on the River, we are within
just a short ride of home and
we go except in special
instances when it is more
convenient to stay on board, or
we just can't get away at the
For those who stay on
board, it isn't exactly a
spartan existence. The boat
has spacious, clean accom-
modations, with a complete
galley and a well-stocked
pantry. "This old boat has
some age on it, but it has
tions", Captain Fleming
proudly points out.
The "Montgomery" is park-
ed at the Corps of Engineers
dock near the drawbridge at
White City. Tied up at the dock
directly behind the snagboat is
a tugboat -which is being
outfitted to tow a barge
carrying a crane which will be
used for snagging operations
on the river in the future.' .
Even though the crane on
the new barge looks formid-
able enough from general
appearance, up beside the
"Montgomery", it looks as if
someone is getting ready to go
elephant hunting with a sling-
shot, while the elephant gun
stays propped up in the living
room at home.
The new snagboat operates
cheaper than the "Montgom-
Although our family's hearts are filled with
grief and sorrow, we are thankful for the
prayersvisits, foodar ad
;- eaumi, lowers duriangoea our,.
loved one, Alma L. Allen.,
The Family of Alma L. Allen
S-Public Notices -
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON SCHOOL'BUDGET
S SUMMARY OF 1982-3 GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD BUDGET
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING THEREON:
Pursuant of the provisions of Section 237.081, Florida Statutes, the Gulf County
School Board by action approved at its meeting on July 13, 1982 adopted a tentative
S1982-83 Gull County School Board Budget, a summary of which is hereinafter set
.forth. The proposed ad valorem tax millage levies are 5.478 for the Operating
'Budget, .40 for Debt Service.
The Gulf County School Board shall meet on July 27, 1982, at 5:00 P.M., EDST,
"at the School Board Meeting Room, Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe. Florida,
.'for the purpose of a public hearing concerning the aforesaid tentatively adopted
A1: budgeuu t.
SUMMARY OF TENTATIVE BUDGET.
= BUDGET FOR SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE OF SCHOOLS:
A. Receipts, State and Federal $3.696,158.00
Local Funds $1,257,787.00 Other Sources $ 146.291.75
TOTAL RECEIPTS AND BALANCES .. $5,100.236 75
B. Proposed Expenditures:
1. Instructional Services 2,464,276.98
2. Pupil Personnel Services .-' .. 93,777.00
3. Instructional Media Services 126.449.00
4. Instruction & Curriculum Devl 50,843.00
A 5. Instructional Staff Training 77,147.00
6. Board of Education 61,348.00
7. General Administration 222,106.00
8. School Administration 305.548.00
9. Fiscal Services 58,603.00
10. Central Services 28,94000
't 11I. Transportation Services 323,980.00
12. Operation of Plant $ 418.297.86
S, 13. Maintenanceof Plant 220,451.00
14. Community Services 45,754.86
TOTAL INSTRUCTION & SUPPORT SERVICES 4.497,521.67
l, .OUTGOING TRANSFERS 56.527.58
RESERVE FOR BENEFITS 25.00o.00
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS. TRANSFERS AND BALANCES 184.108.40.206
S 2. BUDGET FOR DEBT SERVICE-
A. Cash Balance 328,480.40
-W "B. Receipts:
State Sources 307.558.24
; Local Sources 97,405.19
,. Incoming Transfers 26.527.58
TOTAL RECEIPTS. TRANSFERS AND BALANCES $ 759.971.41
C. Proposed Expenditures:
1. Debt Service 380.317.07
2. Outgoing Transfers 51.543.75
.." 3. Balances .. 328,110.59
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS, TRANSFERS AND BALANCES S 759.971.41
'..- 3 BUDGET FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT:
B. 1. Anticipated Receits, State S 535,595.17
S2. Transfers from Operations 158.928.00
3. Reserve for Encumberances 45,597.78
TOTAL RECEIPTS. TRANFERS AND BALANCES .. S 740.120.95
C. Proposed Expenditures-
1. Total CapitalOutlay. 740,120.95
S2. Balance 0.00
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS, TRANSFERS AND BALANCES 740.120.95
4. BUDGET FOR SPECIAL REVENUE
A. Balances S 26.510.71
B. 1. Anticipated Receipts, State and Federal 211,20426
2. Local Sources 142,78385
3. Other Sources 25,000.00
TOTAL RECEIPTS AND BALANCES S 405.498.82
C. Proposed Expenditures
TOTAL LUNCHROOM EXPENDITURES S 405,498.82
The Mlllage levy required to participate in the Florida Education Finance Pro-
gram is 3.878 mills. This rate is subject to change based on information forthcoming
from the Florida Departments of Revenue and Education. The proposed discre-
tionary millage levy for current operating purposes Is 1.600 mills, .40 for debt ser-
vice. The total proposed millage Is 5.878.
Complete details of each separate part of the school budget summarized above
are on file and are avadable for public inspection at the office of County Superinten-
dent of Schools at the Gulf County Courthouse. Port St. Joe, Florida, and will be
available for such public hearing together with all supporting statements and infor-
mation. ,A1 interested persons are cordially invited to participate in this public
hearing and discuss the School Program and budget for this County for the ensuing
BOARD OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: Is/ B. WALTER WILDER, SUPERINTENDENT
ery". That's the main reason
the old boat is being retired.
The new rig has an estimated
daily operation price of $1,250,
less than half that of the
"Montgomery" It's still un-
certain as to how many crew
members will be needed on
the new boat, yet, hence the
uncertainty of the future of the
"Montgomery's" crew mem-
The future of the support
crew at the White City opera-
tion is also a little uncertain.
There are about 34 men
involved in the river mainten-
ance crew and they are all a
little anxious about the future.
The "Montgomery", and
now its successor, has respon-
sibility for maintaining a clear
channel all the way from
Apalachicola to Columbus,
Ga., on the Chattahoochee
River and to Bainbridge, Ga.,
on the Flint River.
Not only does the boat
remove snags from the river,
but it also makes repairs to
locks, docks, etc., which need
attention on the waterway.
Captain 'Fleming says the
crew works eight hours a day,
five days a week, with 90
percent of its time spent
between Apalachicola and
Chattahoochee in the Apala-
chicola River. The boat gets
active in the spring and
remains in service until late
fall, when it ties up for repdirs
in the winter months.
Captain Fleming says the
river waterway is an impor-
tant transportation link. It
said there are presently five
tugboats which travel up and
down the river system contin-
ously. "There are many more
which come over on occasion
trips, but these five boats are
at work all the time", Fleming
The future of the "Mont-
gomery" is uncertain at the
present time, but people are
busily planning a future for
the old lady which will fill her
schedule. If that's so, the
"Montgomery" will be right
at home, even though those
who have considered her
"home" for so many years
must get used to living else-
The U.S. Corps of Engineers snagboat "Montgomery"
will be placed on the inactive list in about a month, after
more than 50 years of continuous duty on the nation's
southern waterways, principally the Apalachicola River
system. -Star photo
There will be an organiza- ed. All interested parties are
tional meeting of the Gulf urged to attend.
County Chapter of Ducks
Unlimited at the Florida Pow- Specal Meetin
er Lounge on Monday, July 26, P
at 7:00 P.M.
Dr. Earl Frye, formerly of for VFW Post
the Game and Fish Commis-
sion, will be here to discuss the All members of VFW Post
current projects underway in 10069, Port St. Joe are asked to
the preservation of natural attend a special meeting on
wetlands. This effort is totally July 22, 7:30 PM at the Motel
funded by money raised by St. Joe.
local chapters, and is an At this time, votes will be
excellent avenue of conserva- taken on buying a building and
tion that is available not only four lots for a VFW home.
to hunters, but to all interested Quartermaster Jack A. Bla-
in the preservation of wildlife, lock encourages all members
Refreshments will be serv- to please be present.
REPORT OF CONDITION
Consolidating domestic subsidiaries of the
Florida National Bank
African Methodist Episcopal Church
146 Avenue I Phone 227.1213
Rev. James W. Williams, Pastor.
SUNDAY SCHOOL ..... ... 9:30 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ...........-.... 11 00A.M.
EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM.
"God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer.
Man Our Brother"
Constitution and Monument Ave.
UI|Port St. Joe, Florida
I JIMMY SPIKES, Minister
CHURCH SCHOOL ........................ 9:45 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ...................... 11:00 A.M.
EVENING WORSHIP ................ ...... 7:30 P.M.
METHODIST YOUTH FELLOWSHIP .......... 6:30 P.M.
CHOIR REHEARSAL (Wednesday) ........... 7:30 P.M.
f Port St. Joe
F4WY Ci UiLa
In the state of Florida at the close of business on June 30 .
published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under title 12, United States Code. Section 61;.
Charter number 14902
Statement of Resources and Liabilities
National Bank Region Number Sixth
Cash and due from depository institutions .
U.S. Treasury securities .. .. .. .. .
Obligations of other U.S. Government agencies and corporations-.
Obligations of States and political subdivisions
in the United States .
All other securities . .. ..
Federal funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell .
Loans. Total (excluding unearned income) .. ... 9 180
Less. Allowance for possible loan losses .. 8 5
Loans, Net .
Lease financing receivables
Bank premises, furniture and.fixtures, and other assets representing bank premises
Real estate owned other than bank premises .
All other assets .......... .... .
TOTAL ASSETS ........ ..... ..
Captain Cleve Fleming has spent nearly 20 years at the
command of the "Montgomery" on the Tri-River system. He
is shown here in the control room of the boat which will be
retired in September. -Star photo
Bee Leases To Be
The Florida Division of
Forestry will conduct a public
meeting to discuss the admin-
istration of apiary leases on
the Lower Apalachicola En-
Lands. The hearing will be
held on July 27.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOUR
TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
CASE NO 82 136
In Re The Maller o Inme Aauionir..,
AMANDA JACKSON THOMAS 3r.a
SAMANTHA JACKSON THOMAS.
TO DAVID JACKSON
Whose last known address A'
6130 Cedarwod Dr,,,e
College Park. Georg.a 303-49
out whose current aadiess t
SIN IHWAN JACKSON
Wnose last r.c.*n place ol residence
Bell County Texas
but nose current Soaess is
YOU ARE NOTIFIED mnal a Peilion Icr
me aaoplior. of mne above nanrrea n'ior
children nas been [ilea in Ir.Ge Dve slyl
ea court and you are com'rnmar.aea Ic. serye
a copy of your *rillen aelenses it 3n, 1I
WILLIAM J RISH DeIIorier' S 3aIorney
nose address is 303 Fo.urlh Streel Pon
St Joe. Floriaa ana wr.ose Doseoif fl:ee a3
dress 1 P 0 Box 87. Peor St Joe Florida
32456 or. or nelore August 5 1982 and
file mIne original wlln the clerk of Ini courl
ellnei Defore service on Del' owner S at.
Iorney .*:.r imineolasely tnere3ier olnrer.
wise a delaull may De enoere.' against
you foI the relief derrandea in Ihis pen.
WITNESS my nand and Ine seal of the
court at Port Sl JO.. Gulf Counry Florioa
ihis 29th day of June. 1982
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By ISi Tonya Know. DODuly CleF"
.1 1.1 .
The meeting will begin at
7:00 p.m., EDST and will be
held in the County Commis-
sion chambers of the Franklin
County Courthouse in Apala-
chicola. Among the items of
discussion will be lease forms,
lease fees and bear-proofing
Public attendance is invited.
Further information can be
obtained by contacting the
Forest Management Bureau
of the Division of Forestry at
488-8180 in Tallahassee or
District Forester Ferry
Brooks at 763-6589 in Panama
Calhoun County Senior Citi-
zens Association is sponsoring
their Third Invitational Men's
Softball Tournament (Class B
& Ci at Sam Atkins Park
(Highway 20 W) in Blounts-
town, on Saturday, July 31.
Entry fee is $65.00 and two
Blue Dot softballs.
Contact the Senior Citizens
office at 674-4163 between 7:00
A.M.-4:00 P.M. Deadline for
entering is July 27.
CCSCA is a non-profit or-
In the early 1800s, half a
Washington stamp (10#) was
often used for 54 postage.
Demand deposits of individuals partnerships.
and corporations .
Time and savings deposits of individuals. partner-
shios. and corporations
Thousands of dol
'. .:6 .9...: ;: : 6
i-.:. ;,:'..; :. ,i'..!:. '.i ':,i .,. :.:. ...-.. .. .-* .. : .' I 6 4 9 6
Deposits of United States Government .. '. I 5 '
Deposits of States and political subdivisions in 3'. .
the United States .:. ':..........:.. ...... .................. 3 423
All other deposits .O.. ................. .......................... ..... .NONE
Certified and officers checks . ..................... .... .
Total Deposits .. ............ ............... ... 16, 18
Total demand deposits .. ......' 6 4
". Total time and savings deposits .... .'. 9,447
.'Federal funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase ............. 1, 500
i nt -- .a...i -d-ca .n.. ,rii iiri i th H S Treasuru and other. .
Interest-bearing demand notes notee UDalances) ,UCssU io e(i o ..j
liabilities for borrowed money .. .. ...
Mortgage indeDteoness and liability for capitalized leases ......
All other liabilities .... : .. .. .......... .......... .
-TOTAL LIABILITIES (excluding subordinated notes and debentur
Subordinated notes and oeoentures ............
Preferred slock" No. shares outstanding QNONE
L Common stock No. shares authorized 16,000
No. shares outstanding 16,000
), S urp lu s .... ..' .. . ... . .. . . .... ..
"- Undivided profits and reserve for contingencies and other capital
*3 5 TOTAL EQUITY CAPITAL .... .. .... .. ...........
, TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY CAPITAL .................
S,' Amounts outstanding as of report date:.
Z Standby letters of credit, total ..................... .......
A "Time certificates of deposit in denominations of $100,000 or m
o Other time deposits in amounts of $100,000 or more ........
' Average for 30 calendar days (or calendar month) ending with rei
UW Total deposits . . ...................... .....
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'7\' of the al
S // .. Report o
S / / / my knov
........ .... .. .. .: O N E
.. .218.. ... NONE
es) ................ 17.-906
........ (par value) 400
...... .. .... ..... .... 6 50
reserves ............... 689
.' ... ..... ..... :..... -19,64.5
. . :
........... ....... .... 1 6 ,60 0
I Glen W. Williams
Senior Vice President & Cashier
bove-named bank do hereby declare that this
)f Condition is true and correct to the best of
wlviedge and belief.
July 19, 1982
July 19, 1982 r
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Labor of Love
A crowd gathered at the City mock, three people who did
S Pier on Saturday; July 17, to not live to see the launching of
see the launching of a new 39 the "Miss Janis," -but who
foot commercial fishing boat, would have shared in the
owned by Danny and Janis happiness of Danny's success.
Tankersley. The boat, a life- Since April 25, 1981, Danny,
long dream of Danny, was family, and a group of faithful
-christened the "Miss Janis" friends have been construct-
by his wife;, amid congratula- ing the interior and, other
:fions from family and friends. parts of the "Miss Janis."
Danny and Janis hope some-
A brief ceremony honored day to repay each and every-
the memory of Pat Costin, Bob one who has helped to com-
Iracewoll, and Jack Ham- plete this labor of love.
Corner 4th & Parker Ave.
( Invites You to Worship Services
Rev. Paul Griffin, Pastor
.SUNDAYSCHOOL .........:....... 10:00A.M.:
MORNING WORSHIP ...................11:00A.M.
EVENING WORSHIP .... ... .. .... 6:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY ................. 7:30 Prayer Meetings
Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 GARRISON AVE. PORT ST. JOE
Invites You to Worship with Them
Ernest A. Barr, Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL ..................... 9:45 A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP .................11:00 A.M.
EVENING WORSHIP .................. 7:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT ................... .. 7:00 P.M.
IL ... IH'I'
THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 22. 1982
Iur Citizens ofTomorrow
Band Boosters and New
Director Exchange Ideas
The July meeting of the
Band of Gold Boosters was an
evening of exchanges of ideas,
information, and suggestions
for possible solutions to fund
raising projects. President
Perry McFarland welcomed
the new band director, Mr.
' Wayne Land, to the area and
pledged the support and co-
operation of his fellow officers
and members in. any areas
needed for the betterment of
the band program.
Mr. Land responded by
saying the students, parents,
school board and faculty, and
area residents he had met
made him feel this would be a
nice place to live. He believes
a positive relationship with
students and parents through
open communication will help
the individual growth of the
student and overall improve-
ment of the band unit. Sug-
gestions and ideas from sup-
porters will be welcomed, and
use of such will depend on the
capabilities of the band and
judgement of the director.
Mr. Land will be contacting
students of all band programs
concerning their membership
status for this Fall.
In closing, Mr. Land stated
he was looking forward to
presenting a well-trained,
quality band to represent the
Booster members discussed
past fund raising projects and
methods of enlisting support
from students and parents.
New uniforms and a conces-
sion stand large enough to
permanently house booster
equipment are the main 'goals
of 1982-83. An increase in
active membership is needed
if successful fund raising is to
be accomplished. Parents and
area supporters are to .be
reminded that membership in
the organization is still only
five dollars per family. With
the help of the new director, a
new slate of officers, and
complete reorganization with
the new by-laws being studied,
the boosters are looking for-
ward to an exciting year.
Mr Land and his wife, Kim,
have announced that Summer
Band Camp will begin on
August 9 and continue the
usual two weeks. Mrs. Land
has been working with the
majorettes and flags during
her husband's past seven
years as a director. She has
been the choreographer for
her groups and with 'her
training and knowledge will be
planning exciting shows to
the Sharkette's fans.
The combined efforts and
talents and hard work of the
director, sponsors, and stu-
dents should give Port St. Joe
a Band of Gold to view with
pride. If you would like to
extend a welcome to the Land
family, or need band informa-
tion, please call 229-6262.
Michael, 4t, and Myron, 2
weeks, sons of Mr. and Mrs.
Michael Leslie, 168 Robbins.
Heather, 17 mos., daughter Laura, 8, daughter .of Mr. Rawlis, Jr., 1%, son o.
of Lou and Sherr Foxi,216 and Mrs. Wayne Nelson, 1306 Rawls and Shron Leslie, 252
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1982
RAW SURFACE WATER City Lets Bids In Light
IC MlIf eAn V% tiC I
er considered .afe to drink raw -A
rom either lakes or streams. Cl- A g en d
its potential contamination, has
the wilderness area. 3
veling distances from approved In a light agenda Tuesday,
applies, it 'is wise to have a filled the City Commission awarded
teen. For an emergency use, two two bids, took a third bid
are of Iodine in a pint of water, under advisement and agreed.
or a half hour before drinking is -J* -
use Is a product we carry called to employ an auditing firm to
tablet purifies a pint of water. conduct the annual City audit;
them. St. Joe Motor Company was
r MANY PEOPLE ENTRUST US awarded the bid for.purchase
criptions, health needs and other of a mid-size pick-up truck.
ducts. We consider this trust a | The truck will be purchased
i duty. May we be your personal for the Water Department at a
ey?" | price of $6,825.34.
Several. pieces of surplus:
property were sold on bid
CRIPTION CHEMISTS Tuesday night, with Sylva-
T' S chem purchasing two "Jeep"
motors at a price of $151 each.
Al ,Ray was the only bidder,
irking Drive-In Window offering $25 for a discarded
Johnson outboard motor. Lew-
l7 Williams Ave. Port St. Joe is Ray offered $1,250 for a
surplus wood hull 26 foot boat.
a Several bids, ranging from
I $ 555,752 to $68,160 were receiv-
Gulf County Commission
r.. write the Apalachee Regional ',
-. The Board of County Corn- Planning Council requesting receive only
a'' mission of Gulf County, Flori: their help- in fighting this tic'payraise
S .da, met 'June 8, 1982 in regular requirement. the second
.session with' the: following Comm. Birmingham told raise of (.2
,Jmembers present: 'Chairinan the..Board that Jerry Gegde, months be eli
: .immy 0. Gortman, Eldridge Attorney foi Monroe Sullivan Money. secot
M: oney, William. R. 'Brarich, in-his suit against the Dead anditjpasse(
: Douglas G. Biriingham, and Lakes -Water Management Comm. B
-J ames L. 'Tankersley. Also District. Board, has used the Board that th
present were: Deputy Sheriff old courthouse building lobby Department i
S .:"Jack Davila, 'Clerk "-Jerry to'.:take'-depositions in the to install a s
Gates, and Attorney William private law suit without re- trailer that is
.. J. Rish. ceiving permission from the fire departm
The.meeting came to;order Board_.of County Commision- quarters and
*.~'at 9:00 a.m. erfs. He/stated this interfered be used as
:-The Attorney ,opened the with the normal use of the votiftprecin
meeting with prayer'and the, building and its leasee, De- ingham move
Clerk led the pledge of. allegi- apartment of Health and Re- the capital
ance to theflag. '. habilitative 'Services. Comm. not.-b'ddgete
County Agent Roy Lee Cart- Biriningham moved the Board department I
er appeared before the Board bill Mr. Gerde $150.00 for use Federal Rev
to request.the Board to allow of the lobby of the public get. Comm.
him to purchase 350 one lb. building to take depositions in the motion
bags of amdro ant killer for a private .law suit. Comm. unanimously
sale to the' public of Gulf Brancf seconded the motion Comm. B
County. He told the Board he and' it passed unanimously. Board that t
N could obtain-and' sell 'the- ait : C6mn:-'Birmingham then truck used to
killer to the general public for, nio,' ed the Bo'dad's'attorney, trailer had -1
,., $2.50 lb.--vs- $10.00 lb. oh the William J. Rishf, intervene in suggested the
open market. Upon motion by the lawsuit' Monroe Sullivan a good used
,,,"" Comm. .Birmingham, second -vs- Dead Eakes Water Man- low boy. Co
by Comm'. Money and.unani- agemeiit District on'behalf of then moved t]
mous .vote," the -. Board ap- any', county 'employee su- an emerge
S" proved the appropriation of oenaed to testify in this law purchase a u
$1,175 to dllow Mr: Carter to' suit. '- ;' -. recommend
,.-, purchase the'amdro for sale to :'. Comm. Gortman told mem- Superintende
the public 'With the proceeds ers of the Beaches Volunteer low boy tan
from the sale to be returned'to Fire Department that he had after thorouj
the Board for reimbursement scheduled architect Charles any used trt
of the advance. A. Gaskini to appear before the Department
Upon motion by Cpmm. Board. at the next meeting CpAn.'Tan
Tankersley, second by. Comm. concerning plans for the pro- ed mhe'Clerk
IMoney, and unanimous vote, posed fire station at the representative
the Board authorized 'the beaches. could attend
attorney to prepare an ease- Attorney William J. Rish meeting to d
ment for execution by Charles told' the Board that after he equipment to
A. Gaskin for a drainage ditch filed a petition for a re-hearing the St, Je A
adjoining Highway 71 in on the lawsuit the property The Board a
Wewa. appraiser had filed against the Comm. Ta
Upon motion by Comm.' Board of County Commission Board that
S Birmingham,' second by that he received overtures Robinson wa
Comm. Tankersley, and from the property appraiser install a porl
; 'unanimous vote, the "Board and her ..attorney willing to office which
approved Resolution 82-15. settle the lawsuit. He stated and that he
1*A. This resolution designated they did not want the Board to Board pure
3 Jerry Gates ag'the representa- .appeal the lawsuit and were Comm. Morn
E;. tive of the Board to serve as a willing to settle for a $93,000 the motion.
m member ,of :a :committee to budget, 'and up to $2,000 Comm. Branch
implement state payment of additional money, if earned tute motion
fees for 'private attorneys through fees. Comm. Tanker- obtain quot
appointed as special public sley then moved the Board companies p
defenders in cases where .the offer to settle this lawsuit for this matter.
S Public Defender's office has $93,000, plus $2,000 in addition- ham second
certified conflict of interest. al fees if earned by the After discus
Stuart Shoaf, representing 'property appraiser. then went to
St. Joe Natural Gas Company, Coimm. Money seconded the office to look
appeared before the Board to motion. The motion passed on and upon r
present a proposal concerning a 3-2 vote with Comm. Tanker- Birmingham
-s.. installation of a water system sley, Money, and Gortman tute motion
in the beaches area. Mr. Shoaf voting aye. Comm. Branch build-this wa
stated his 'company would and Birmingham voted nay. able savings I
furnish water to.the beaches Upon motion by Comm. the help of
area for a 750.00 hook-up'fee Money, second by Comm. Comm. Bran
and a $10.00 minimum month- Branch, arid unanimous vote, ance Supt. C
S ly bill based on the number of the Board approved a resolu- Comm. Tani
gallons used. He said his tion creating precinct 3A at the motion
company would purchase the Howard Creek and Precinct unanimously
water'from the City of Port St. 11A in the Cape San Bias- Chairman C
Joe'and that furnishing fire Indian Pass area. The resolu- Board he had
.protection to the area would tion, Number 82-17, is on file in from the
add $70,000 to the cost of the the Clerk's office. Transportation
project. Comm. Branch The Board received an Board that SI
moved the Board request Mr. inquiry from the Hardee County line
Shoaf and his company survey County Commission concern- was going to
the beach residents concern- ing a county Commissioner Gulf County
Z'" ing their acceptance of this who had served for 32 years inl Upon moti(
.. system. Comm. Money sec- Hardee County. Comm. Money, seci
onded this motion and it Branch requested the Board Tankersley,
u passed unanimously. write a letter of congratula- vote, the Boa
I Attorney Rish informed the tion to this commissioner. The attorney tow
Board that Material Transfer, Board agreed. this dumping
Inc. was requesting the Board Comm. Branch requested the county's
allow them to issue industrial the Board write the Apalachee tenance and
revenue bonds to finance Regional Planning Council Clerk to write
construction of their new plant concerning the quest of the Commission
in Gulf County. The attorney Board in attempting to obtain they return tl
informed the Board there the lighthouse property from in Bay Count
would be absolutely no finan- the federal government, maintenance
cial obligation on the part of Comm. Branch told the After recc
the Board. Comm. Tankersley Board if there was enough Doug Kent, I
moved the Board adopt the ground left he would like to see Superintende
following resolution. Comm. the Board pave the road to the ingham' mo'
Birmingham seconded the Overstreet Fire Station. approveutilil
motion and it passed unani- Comm. Birmingham moved for theSt. Jc
mously. the Board pave this road if Telegraph C
The Board received cor- there was enough gravel. Money secor
respondence from Civil De- Comm. Money seconded the and it passed
fense Director Bill Lamar that motion and it passed unani- Doug Kent
the State of Florida might mously. trol Superin
S require a full time Civil Comm. Branch moved the mended to the
Defense Director in order for Board adjust maintenance a work sessi'
the Board to receive matching personnel Billy Duke's pay Board's pe
funds for the program. The scale to that of laborer and Theret being
Chairman requested the Clerk that in the future all laborers ness, the me
ed for the purchase of four
new areators for the Wastewa-
ter Treatment Plant, but, no.
decisions were made. The bids
were taken under advisement
and will be closely examined
to see the material offered,
meets specifications and the
best bid selected from the lot.
Jones Edmunds and Assoc-
iates, Engineers, told the,
Commission bids would be
ready to be sent out at the next
meeting on August 3, for
extensive repair work at the
Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Pat Parrish, engineer, said
the bids are now ready, but
would be put in legal form by
that time and would be
flexible enough to allow the
City to get a good deal on the
The repair bids include one
which would dredge some of"
the sludge from the. settling.
pond at the plant. The project.
is expected to take, from nine
months to a. year.
The Commission agreed to'
employ Touch-Ross of Jack-
sonville. to conduct the annual
City audit this year.
Touch-Ross performed the
audit last year, also.
Sheriff Ken Murphy said
Charles D. 'Tipton, age 42, who
gave his address as P. 0. Box
9494, Panama City Beach has
been arrested and returned to
Gulf County to face the
.Sheriff Murphy said the
investigation leading to Tip-'
ton's arrest was' initiated after
welfare aid was requested for
his daughter's newborn baby,
whose birth certificate failed
to list a father's name. The
Tiptons were contacted on
July 14 in Beacon Hill and
Tipton and he was later
located in Bay County, where
he was arrested and returned
to Gulf County, where he
appeared before Judge David
Taunton, who set a $10,000
The investigation leading to
Tipton's arrest was conducted
To defrost ground beef
quickly, sprinkle with the
salt you planned to use for
seasoning. It speeds the
Tim Nunnery of Port St. Joe
is a patient in Shands hospital
in'GainesviUe. with a serious
disease. Friends of the young
man say he is lonely and needs
some communication from
home. For those who wish to
write Nunnery, here is his
Shands Teaching Hospital -
$10,000 Bond Set
On Incest Charge i
The Gulf County Sheriff's questioned concerning the by Investigator Charlie Hill of
departmentt made an arrest identity. of the baby's father. the Gulf County Sheriff's
his past week of a former Soon afterward they left Gulf Department and Jim Boe-
esident of the county, charg- County. man of Division of Youth
ng him with incest. A warrant was obtained for .Services.
INST. PUDDING .
No Brand 100 Ct.
LAUNDRY BLEACH .
5 Lb. CORN MEAL
No Brand 303 Can
CANNED TOMATOES .
6 Oz. Country Time
1 Lb.-BlueBonnet g
8 Oz. Kraft Harvest Moon Mild or Medium
CHEDDAR CHEESE .
64 Oz. Snn elightd
INST. PU DDING ... ...
LAUNDRY BLEACH ...
Georgia Sweet 2 I
4 $ 00
Limit 8 Please
Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka
Prices Good July 21-27, 1982
U. S. POSTAGE
Permit No. 3
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CHARCOAL 20Lbs. 2
JUNE PEAS n17.. 3/99*
FIO I lO D T
Orange Juice . .
Green Giant CornNiblets.Cream) . ..
Green Giant Broccoli Spears ..........
Green Giant Corn on the Cob...........
IGA Whip Topping ....................
IGA Fish Sticks . ..............
Meadow Gold Supreme Ice Cream .....
Meadow Gold Eskimo Pies ............
DI DPR E
T-Bone Steak ....
Lean Cubed Steak
Fryer Breast (Family Pak)............ b.
Pork Neckbones (Family Pak) ........... Lb.
Thick or Thin Sliced Bacon :........... 12o.
Roll Pork Sausage ....... ........... Lb.
Smoked Sausage ........... 2202.
Jumbo Franks.............. ....... Lb.
thick or lief Bologna.......; ..;.... Lb.
Regular or Beef Wieners................ 12 oz.
Pork Chitterlings . . 10 ib. bucket
LIMIT 1 OF YOUR CHOICE
PREMIU GRAD FRYE
Van Camp Pork & Beans ..... can
Morton Ice Cream Salt .... .2 Lbs.
IGA Peanut Butter (Crunchy or Creamy) oz.
Ivory Liquid (20o Off) ....... 220
WEWAHITCHKA STORE ONLY-
HAM SALAD ............... ..... .... pint690
'HAM SALAD .pint69
WHOLE B-B-Q CHICKEN ............. .a.$2.99
Let Us Create A Special Cake for Someone You Love -Prices start at $650
SOUR CREAM POUND CAKE .......... .Laf$1.59
RAISIN BREAD Reg.$1.49 .............. Now$1.19
GLAZED DONUTS Fresh Daily ............ dozen$1.99
IGA Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns
IGA Vienna Bread.. .........
IGA Giant Sandwich Bread .....
U.S. No. 1 Round White 5
TENDER OKRA Lg.
TENDER GREEN BEANS Tray
TENDER POLE BEANS
Georgia Clear Seed
Red Emperor or White Seedless Grapes... ,.I88C
Fill Your Freezer with Peas and Butterbeans Blanched and Quick Frozen
PINK EYE PEAS
BLACK EYE PEAS
WHITE ACRE PEAS
-. 'I .1'
Style Biscuits ... . 3 iooz.
Kraft Halfmoon CheeseILpnhom)............ oz.
Kraft Cheese Singles iss. Am.rican.pi.nio..... .. 012 o.
Sealtest LNL Cottage Cheese ... ..... 24.. oz
Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese ...... oz
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name or trade name under wh.ch They will
be engaged in business and in wnicn said
business 's 10 De car.,ed on 10 WIT
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4.2 acres of land, fence-on SKI.BREEZE Camper shell for sale for 1966 Volkswagen, in good Port S1 Joe Florida 32456 Walls, woodwork, and. win- C.R. SMITH & SON FLORIST & GIFT .HOPPE
back. $450 and take up pay- Camping, campers for rent, long wheel base. $100.' Call cond. $450.00. 648-5239. Rnee Reeves 50o. Oynel dows cleaned. Also some yard Backhoe Dozer Root St. Joseph Bay Flowers&
ments of $100 per month, less -day, week or month. On the .648-5413.. "Utp7-22 2tp7-229 o, M7ee w0 On rk by experienced husband Hake* Front-end Loader Gifts
0hn 0 (M.Wdr C l2 ee7r lf b h dd dRit -Rak Fro-nda dG19ReidtAve. Ph:2234S
J umh U vu U owea. Lau Ua -wifif uIL, oUtcJo Ue WosUi.u OL. s and wife. ivIMr. Sollars. 227-14iU. Road Building L itCear- '* u .- .u
or 2294196. tfec6-24 Bill and Renee Schlicknan.. One sofa bed, call before 1980 Jeep CJ5, 258 6 cyl., IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOUR ,- tfc 7-3 ing Septic Tanks Port St. Joe, Florida ,
75x715' lot op Marvin Ave. e. 226105.. 5:00,229-8193. 2tp 7-15 .4-spd., worm locking hubs, TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN ANDFOR Drain Fields Hauling If no answer call 229964
Phone 648-8972. tfc 7-15 -,' ... els brush guard, denim top, tilt, GULF COUNTY FLORIDA LOU'S CONSTRUCTION It. 3, Box AIC Jeri Rich Ashcraft, Owner
SNice 2 bdrm 1 ba: Four 8 Corvette whels steering,' am-fm, 12-15 rud- CASE NO 82126 .Call 648-5974 after 5edt Port St. Joe, Florida Hrs..: 9:0(5:00, M,T,Th,F, S
2101 Long Avenue. 3 bdrm., downstairs apt., cen. h&a, fur- with chrome rings, $150; 5 ders, white spoke wheels: PEARL J YON. Any Kido'.rk Phone 2294018 9:00-12:00 Wed. ''
2 ba., sunken 'fanuily rn ns Available hAugust d1 i5 btu ar 24,000 .miles. Call Craig vs New Home or Remodeling 26tc3-18 tfc -21
w/stone 'fireplace, di $350.648-5641.. t7-22 cond. energy save', ben 229-84 day, 229-32 after. EVELYN A PARHAM,. or Additions SHALLOW WELS
and liv. mi. Central''h&a/c. more information ca ll .m. : NOTICE OF ACTION. References: Earley's Hard- CUTLER PHOTOGRAPHY SH0AL -Joe
S 59,900. Call. 229-8861 or 4.bdrm.2 a. brick home at648 00. 2tp 7-15 St Joe Papermakes o EVYN PARHAM ware, the old Bowlign Alley. Weddings Portraits 22 Te
229-8462 *-. tfc7-15 Mexico *Beach. .Lg. liv. rm. St. Joe P Wliameurg Subdisin Check with them about our Phone 229-8922 227-1794 Terry
A. Wtc- g-and den. 1 'block from the 28' custom built .Royal Federal Credit Union is now we~anitchk Flor0da work. 4tp 7-1 e 4-1 c4-2
At .White City on Intercoas- beach Call 229-8042 after 6 .'acnhmn travel trailer self accepting bids' on a 1978 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED inal an
o ,riiill "F -- -*- '19J8 action to foreclose a mortgage ns beean
tal waterway. 1.6 acre land. p tainted one Plymouth Gra0 F onew s and og are ,rei to ST. JOE MACl COO. Air Conditioning Heating Custom In erior Design 'C"
Phone 229. 950, E. Tom Piid- 'ltc7-22 8. c 9 .' .-" ... tf -8 Fleetcraft 'boat, 97.6' 50 h. see a copy o your written aelenses Machine Work.-. Welding Refrigeration Appliance i
geon '; 62tp7-22 -' Mercury outboard and trailed any. toi on FRANK A..BAKER. 119 River 506 First Sitreet Parts and Service
S, -. For ent:'T Wp bdrm. unfur- ,,Four 8.00x1i.3 8-ply tires, 2 Acceptingbids through July, Street 'B untaown. Florida 32424 Phone 229.6803 DANIELS SERVICE CO.
S"Hounpib&for. salein A i- ied house With den. C almost new. All for $125. See at 23. .Contact the Credit Union, and. f b"erna'o sa Machinist on ty All Day Electric Plumbing- '
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Plain or Self-Rising
LIMIT I W $10 OR MORE PURCHASE
rWe Have Always A Complete Line of Quality Meats at Low, Low
Prices! Shop & Save at Meats at Piggly Wiggly, Port St. Joe
U.S.D.A. Grade "A"
(Packed 2 Per Bag)
U.S.D.A. Choice Full Cut
Fresh Lean 100% Pure Beef
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Market Pak Sliced Family Pak
Great for Grilling or Broiling
U.S.D.A. Choice Beef
'OiS.D.A. Choice Sirloin Tip or Bnls. Tender Lean Center Cut
RUMP $229 PORK 1 $89
OAST Lb. CHOPS Lb.
ood Value All Varieties 7 Oz.
CHIPPED 2J$ Sunbelt' QC
MEATS p. I SALADS
hPork 10 Lb. Bucket
NECKBONES, HOG c PORK '99
MAWS, PIG FEET, Ch t
PORK LIVER Lb. Chit'lins ,
JACK MACKEREL ..
MAC. & CHEESE ..
B-B-Q SAUCE .....
26 oz. box
MORTON SALT ....
14 oz. 127
Family Size 24 Ct.
LIPTON TEA BAGS
Duncan Hines 18' W oz. box
CAKE MIX .
48 oz. 20
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PQOTAT 0 E
41 j 4 T. i : E
Fresh Cello 1 Lb. Pkgs.
. 3,kgs. $1
Green Peanuts L.595
Piggly Wiggly Produce' Is
Second to None In
Freshness, 'Quality &nfl
Variety at Low, Low
Fresh Bunches 3 1
ST.V. Buttermilk or Homestyle
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