The star
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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: March 17, 1983
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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Industry -Deep Water Port-- Fine Peop!e- Safest Beaches In Florida

20* Per Copy j


7rts Friday

selling Bee? Time

9:00 a.m., at Port St. Joe High with the Democrat taking
School. sponsorship of the Big Bend.

The winner of the county
competition will become .a
contestant in the regional Big
Bend finals to be. held ,at
WFSU-TV on Saturday, April'
The spelling bee is sponsor-
ed in the Big Bend by the
Tallahassee Democrat. In
years past, the competition
has been sponsored by the
Florida Times-Union, but the
growth of the events and other'
factors has caused the north
Florida region to be divided

Sponsored nationally by
Scripps-Howard newspapers,
the national champion will
receive a $4,000 grand prize;
The Big Bend region in-
cludes Leon, Dixie, Gilchrist,
Levy, Gadsden, Jackson,
Franklin, Wakulla, Gulf, Jef-
ferson, Calhoun, Liberty, Bay,
Washington and Holmes coun-
R. Marion Craig is the
spelling bee(,oordinator here
in Gulf Courity.

Work Out 3-Year. Pact. ....... ..

Phone Co., Union, Agree

St. Joseph Telephone and
Telegraph Company and the
Communications Workers of
America, agreed to a new
thrlee-year working contract
early this week and will sign a
new official contract some
time next week.
B. Roy Gibson, Jr., Execu-
tive Vice-President of the
utility, said the company has
offered an increase in wages
and benefits in the new pact.
"We had only four bargaining
sessions 'and came to a very

amicable agreement", Gibson
The new working agreement
is retroactive to March 3 of
this year.
Mrs. Dorothy White, Presi-
dent of the Communications
Workers of America union,,
which is the bargaining agent
for the telephone workers for
St. Joseph Tel. and Tel., said
"Our people are very pleased
with the new contract. We feel
we received an increase sub-

City Saves $ Million

On Wastewater Plant Improvements

The City of Port St. Joe has, ' the shore, of St. Joseph Bay. given the county recreation had already started repairs on acknowledged a com
saved nearly $1 million in the "Some of it is getting danger- director the responsibility of the equipment he was, con- from the City regarding
estimated costs of doing cer- ous"., he pointed out. inspecting the playground cerned about, this week and of drainage in the ar
tain required changes and.: Commissioner James B. equipment every, week and , the weekly inspection should Highway 98 between Ave
modifications at the Wastev a-, ____________.. keep the equipment 'in good and C. The letter, from
ter Treatment plant this week, operating condition. . district engineer, said
when the last of a series of Engineers' estimates of$2.7 million Byrne saidhe was aware problem was ,trash i
bids was opened to perform that most of the damage was storm drain stopping
the jobs outlined as necessary turnS ut to be much higher than caused by vandalism, and that and that maintenance.
by the Department ,of En- . , . the parks needed close super- .would clean the pipe out
vironmental Regulation. acual bid prices. ., vision to prevent the problem a short while.
.With considerable work al- ' ' becoming acute.' , When. medium to
ready underway to control Roberts, who takes a special reporting any needed repairs DOT LETTER becoming sfall in the citydHi
suspended solids and BOD interest in playgrounds, in- to the City Park crews for A letter from the Depart- 98 becomes flooded a
emission rates, the final bid formed Byrne the City had repairs. Roberts said the City. ment of Transportation (Continued on Page
was opened on Tuesday of this
week on a project of dredging
collected sludge from the First Look Taken Last Thursday
bottom of the 70-acre settling .. q -
pond and pumping it across-,
the Gulf Countycanal to be ,
distributed in alpine tree County-Wide Building Inspection
forest.; ' ' ":
The apparent low bidder for
the dredging job was Defen- . Gulf County took the' first to try ' and work up 'an arrangements have been inspector, E. F. Gunn, (
der-Vaktor of Columbia, South step last Thursday toward inter-government district and made for the Clerk of' the ing out of an office
Carolina. Their bid of $838.571 creation of a county-wide invite the cities to partici- Court's office to take applica- Wastewater Treatment
was apparently the low bid, building inspection program. pate", Branch said He went tions andturn them over to the While this is a little
provided they meet specifica- In spite of the tentative step further to point out that last building'inspection officer for venient, the Comm
tions and requirements. toward a central building Thursday's meeting was just' action. , .felt it wasn't nearly as
The high 'bid was from inspection operation, the crea- the first of what should be Tuesday night of this week, venient as it would be
Parkhill-Goodloe, a south tion of the office is still not several attempts to create a the Port St. Joe City Commis- state carries out a thr
Florida firm, which, bid $1,- imminent, system which would serve the sion agreed to continue with overhaul the system ii
648,000. Three other bids were County Commission chair- entire county adequately. their own building inspection and bring it up to the
A.'M...h..Anaifu f ith

received which ranged in ,; man, Billy Branch, told The
between the high arid low. Star yesterday, "We don't.
The dredging bid brings to', want to get another depart-
about $1.9 million the total ment started. In our county,
expenditure on the several we don't need some big
projects designed for the 'operation and new, depart-
plant. Engineers' estimates , mentshave a way of growing
for all projects were estimat- into a large operation. We
ed at some $2.7 million, want to keep it small and
meaning the City will save simple,"

nearly a ful million douars on
the entire program.
The-hilwill be paid 'f6r witL
interest earned fon money on
deposit, which has been set
aside to 'cover any extensive
expenditures at the plant and
set aside to guarantee the

'payments to the lending agefi-
stantially more, by percent- cy which provided the money,
age, than the average wage for the plant construction.
increase in this area." Mrs. e d e d p t
White said she and the other The' dredging project is
union officers are anxious to 'expected to take ra year to
.get the new agreement offi- complete.
cially signed and into effect PARKS NEED WORK
next week. ' Kevin Byrne advised the
' , f commission Tuesday night
Gibson said the approving that playground equipment at
vote was overwhelmingly in the City's parks was getting in
favor of the contract. "If my a bad state of repair. He
memory serves correct, it was pointed to equipment at the
something like 80 to 16 in Forest Park playground and
favor", Gibson said. the Fifth Street playground on

Small and simple is just'
what it is thus far, operating
on a more or' less'ffmobile
operation, with the three
incorporated cities in the
county running their own
departments. None ,of the
governments in the county
have enough building inspec-
tion business, to operate a
department but they' are all
trying. to. do just enough to
satisfy state requirements.
The state instituted the build-
ing inspection program in 1978
and set up the guidelines by
which it would operate.
I Branch said he felt, that'
given a small amount of time,
Gulf County would come up
with a system which could be
joined and used by the cities to
their advantage. "We're going

As for now, Branch said

Indus try

g lack
ea on
enue A
d the
n the
it up,
in just
at this

James Harold Thompson

Meeting with Clubs Today
Representative James Harold Thompson, of
Quincy, will be in Port St. Joe today to meet at.
lunch with members of the three civic clubs of
Port St. Joe.
The Representative and guests will be
meeting at Raffield Fisheries for a seafood dinner
and a get acquainted session.
Thompson, a nine year veteran of the House of
Representatives, became Gulf County's represen-
tative in the Legislature last year following a
re-shuffling of House District boundaries. Thomp-
son was re-elected Without opposition last year. He-
replaced Leonard Hall as Gulf's Representative,
SThompson is an attorney and active civic
leader in Gadsden County. He was a member of
the charter class of the new F.S.U. College of Law.
He has served with distinction in the. House of -
Representatives and has been on many important T O SN
committees for the Legislature. REP. THOMPSON
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if the.
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n Gulf,

Production Inches Down

In Port St. Joe This Week

With the rest of the nation experiencing
an economy and factory production which is
inching up, factories in Port St. Joe took an
inch step backward this week, with one plant
laying off workers and St. Joe Paper
Company, the largest employer in the county,
announcing a shut down of its paper mill.
The paper mill. announced the middle of
the week that its ,mill here ih Port St. Joe
would shut down tomorrow, Friday,' for a
period. of needed maintenance, repairs and
inventory adjustments The shut down would
last for from two to three weeks, according to
the announcement. '
This is the second time the mill has been
shut down this year, after almost having to
cease operations two weeks ago, when heavy
rains in the area curtailed wood deliveries to
the point of the mill operating on the last bit of
wood in the yard before they gained some

A derailment east of Apalachicola last
week on the Apalachicola Northern Railroad
and blocking the rail line into Port St. Joe for
about two days didn't help matters either.'
Rail shipment of wood was halted for a while.
Basic, Inc., a manufacturer of a major
ingredient used in steel mill furnace fire
.brick, has had itsproblems for nearly a year,
with only a skeleton crew on duty much of last
year. '
Early this year, the firm re-hired almost
a full crew the first of January, when the
plant's order situation picked up.
Last week, the plant reduced its force by
13 men as a temporary measure.
A plant spokesman told The Star, "Our
situation should be better this year The steel
picture is getting brighter, but it just hasn't
filtered down to us as yet"


Dead Lakes

: Newly elected Dead Lakes Water Management
District chairman William Linton tried to wield an iron
hand over what he termed "an organizational meeting"
of the Committee last Friday morning, in the Port St.
Joe Branch of the public library, 'but the audience,
heavily in favor of removing the Dead Lakes dam, kept
bringing Linton and the committee back to that point.
' "We're here to get this committee going and then we
will hear from the audience", Linton told the visitors
which filled the Library meeting room, but they would
have none of that. Every time one of them had'half a
chance, he jumped right in with wanting an explanation
as to why the committee couldn't go ahead and remove
the dam.
As an opening statement after he was named by his
fellow board members to chair the committee, Linton
stated: "I am not obsessed with taking it (the dam) out
or leaving it in." Even expressing this attitude, he took
several opportunities to point a derogatory finger at "the
old committee" which he identified as being "obsessed
- with taking it out". .
All. the members of the Committee have. been
appointed this year by Governor Bob Graham, replacing
the entire incumbent committee. One of the members,
Harland Pridgeon, who is not exactly a stranger with the
Dead Lakes and its operation, tried to smooth the waters
of controversy by saying he was in favor of conducting a
study .of the lakes. "I'll vote to tear it out if the study
shows 'its necessary. I just thought the previous board
was wrong in trying to move so fast to get rid of the dam.
I want all the information I can get",, Pridgeon said.
Pridgeon then pointed a question at .secretary-
treasurer Jerry Gates, who serves the Committee in that
capacity under the language of the bill which created the
district and asked, "Can he serve in this office without
Chairman Linton fielded the question and wanted to
examine the act to see if the Committee could hire its
choice for the position. He then asked Gates if he could
serve without conflict.
Gates told Linton, "There's no problem there. I'm
proud to do it. It's part of my duty and the law provides,
for me to serve."

Gates drew the fire of the committee members
because he had been highly vocal in the past for
removing the dam. He had also presided over a
meeting the previous night in Wewahitchka, to

Committee Organizes After AStruggle
' ,:rgnie :
h ", �.s 1"1"1: 0 1 l ' -

Dead Lakes Water Management Committee members Harland Pridgeon, chairman committee going. Dr. Raymond Lane of Blountstown, was absent.
William Linton, Secretary Jerry Gates, Tommy Williams and Forest Revell meet to get the

form a committee whose purpose will be to
promote and actively seek removal of the Dead
Lakes dam.
The Board members felt he had a conflict of
interest in the matter, but Gates said this would not
prevent him from doing his job as secretary-trea-
surer for the committee. "We all want the same
thing . . . to restore good fishing to the Dead
Lakes", Gates said.

Linton then plowed ahead with the business of
"organizing" in spite of attempts from the audience to
draw the Committee into a discussion of what to do about
the dam. Linton said, "We need to hire a lawyer", then
he removed Hentz McClellan from that post where he
had been serving for the past year.
Tommy Williams, one of the two new members from
Blouhtstown, cast the first of several "no" votes at that
point, voting against the dismissal of McClellan.

-Star photo

Forest Revell made a motion that Pat Floyd, a Port
St. Joe attorney, be named to the post and Floyd was
approved. Linton again ran into difficulty with the
audience over the manner in which he was handling the
meeting, with shouts that he wasn't doing the
chairmanship job "legally".
Linton, who had been doing a superb job of keeping
his cool, snapped, "We're going to replace the secretary
(Continued on Page 6)


Competition Sta

Gulf County students from
grades five through eight, will
Begin competition Friday
morning, in the annual na-
tional spelling bee competition
which culminates with the
-nation competition event
=being held in Washington,
-D.C., on June 10.
Here in Gidf County, stu-
-dents in the eligible grades
'will compete with others in
their schools Friday to decide
the school representatives to
the county spelling bee. The
county competition will be
held on Thurqday, March 24 at

er requirements.

program at east or now, w

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and Comments



THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983

Firms A

; A Need
; ,. I
There is a person in Bay County
who is intent on trying ,to get the
h3reenbelt tax status removed from
large land holders, who are using the
lands they own to grow pine trees.
According to this person, who
happens to be a real estate develop-
er, this is taking unfair advantage of
S the person who has to pay a high tax
Srite for his land which he is
developing every day so he can
* take more money on it.
We have no quarrel with a
- prson making money. We have no
barrell with a man being dissatisfied
T with his tax bracket. If you listen
hard enough, there are very -few
persons who think they are being
, treated fairly by the tax collector. In
Seven fewer cages,, the property
,owner may feel he is getting a real
break with his tax rate. In most
, cases, the property owner feels put
upon and thinks he is supporting half
the county with the tax he pays.
This particular developer in Bay
z County was pointing his finger at St.
SJe Paper Company and Southwest
Forest Industries - especially St.
Joe Paper -- because they own land
j adjacent to a tract he was develop-
ing. Reading between the lines, it
, was evident the developer wasn't
making as much money as he
wanted to with his present develop-
I ment, so he wanted some of St. Joe
Paper's land to turn into more


- A lot of people are getting
excited in Washington, D.C., and in
other population centers across the
nation about the nuclear bomb
stockpile question. Should we make
rore and Ptorecthem up or should we
n~d~:t'6 fte t -lrif sns to
That's a pretty hard question,
lift not quite so hard as the answer
i the question of what will the world
.f if those idiots in Washington and
1~oscow decide to use the atomic
Inna kw nb - *nr th 5 . Ult *h h Wht ild

m siu we Ior i' eyave. Tavet: WUtLu
be the result? Who would be the
' tirvivors, if any? : '
- ,The people in charge of such
things tell us that both the United
States and Russia now own enough
unclear bombs to blow each other
up. If we were to use all our bombs
on Russia, there would be no Russia
left. If Russia were to use all their
bombs on us, there would be no U.S.
, So, what has either side done
? , except gone to the expense to deliver
' their bombs? There are no tangible
assets to gain from an all-out attack
- . even if you are a survivor.

Iso Have

for Land

development and make more mon-
ey. In order to get this land, he was
going to have to get it taxed at a
higher rate, thus forcing St. Joe
Paper to sell, since they would no
longer be able to keep it and harvest
a crop of pulpwood off it every 20
years. ..
"The developer claimed the land
wasn't being farmeded, thus didn't
deserve the greenbelt tax rate.'
Were the person to-be successful
in his venture, it takes very little
imagination to realize that in just a
short time St. Joe Paper Company
and Southwest , Forest Industries
would have to 'shut down their
operations for lack' of raw material.
Then, they would be in the same
position as, the developer. There
would be a pile of money out there to
be made, but it would be almost
impossible to make it without any
raw material. The developer needs
land - to' develop, The paper
company needs land - to grow pine,
'Without the pine trees, it is
almost impossible to make paper.
Without paper being made, there'
would be a lot of people out of work.
Without work, a breadwinner finds it
almost impossible to buy one those
new, modern homes that developer
is building, making that property
next door useless to him in the long

out People

If we both have enough bombs to
blow the other up, what is the sense
in making more? After we or they
have obliterated the other, are they
going to do it again? Even though
there is nothingg left to bomb?
'": 'Wffi -" we get dow 't6 the
analysis of the situation, how can we
expect a nation which cannot
manage to balance its expenditures
with its income to have a common-
sense approach about such a thing
.as an atom bomb? How can we
expect a nation which is so busy
giving its attentidh to building tanks
and warships it can't find the time or
energy to devg.p 'the nation's
capability to grow enough food to
feed its people, to have any rational
thoughts about what to do with an
annihiliation device which can end
all life on earth?
We don't worry about numbers.
It is a waste of money to build more,
but when we have enough bombs in
existence to wipe out the human
race, we had better start to worrying
about what kind of people are in
control of those bombs rather than
get grey hairs about who has how

In this fast moving world of
high finance and expensive
gifts,-it is still the little things
that mean. the 'most. If you:.
don't believe me just check it_
out with the kids. Children,
you know, are the. truth
walking and when it comes to,
real emotion they will always
come through with the stark,
naked truth!
It was Christmas two years
ago .when' we planned our
biggest Christmas yet. The
wife and I spent considerable
time planning what we would
get each child. It was a stereo
for the oldest (fourteen at the
time), plus an assortment of
smaller, less expensive gifts
"Daddy's Little Girl" didn't
ask for too much but she found
a little more under the tree
than expected. The youngest
and most active received his
usual assortment of demoli-
tion toys that we later regret-
ted buying. It all added up to
much more than either of us
could have ever imagined
receiving as a child. Like most
parents, we wanted them to
have more than we had,
especially at Christmas.



(Continued from Page 1)
The Commission agreed
Tuesday night, to send out
notices of violation of City
.Ordinance to the occupant of
the property at the corner of
Woodward Avenue and First
Street, giving the occupant 30 '
days to clean up the refuse on I
the property or face .'court
A similar notice had already
been issued for a .person
blocking the alley with debris
between Long and Williams
In other business matters,
The Commission:
-Awarded a bid for a
pick-up truck to St. Joe Motor
Company, the low bidder. St.
Joe Motor bid $7,334 01.
-Awarded a bid to Hide-A-
Way Harbor Marine at Mexico
Beach to provide a boat trailer
for the Wastewater Treatment
Plant at a cost of $1,145.
- A bid for pipe to install
three new fire plugs in North
Port St. Joe came in so high,
the Commission decided to
delay the project until the new
budget in October to include
the financing in the new fiscal

It took a lot of trips to town
to gather all those Holiday
Delights. And it was done with
loving care and consideration,
by my wife, God bless her
heart. Expense was no consi-
deration because we wanted
this to be the most unforget-
table Christmas ever. We
could hardly wait to see their
innocent little faces when we
called them hurriedly down to
the den on Christmas morn-

Almost as an afterthought
we decided to add a little spice
to the Season. We would get
our daughter the little kitten
she had always wanted but
had never had. It didn't take
much scouting to find a little
kitten. As a matter of fact, we
still get calls offering us little
kittens. There are more cats
in the world than people, I

Anyway, Christmas morn-
ing I woke up early, as I
usually do, went outside and
brought the kitten in the house
and put it.tenderly under the
Christmas tree. I then woke up
the kids.
When they came stumbling
down the stairs the sound
startled the kitten and he (I
ain't crazy- it was a HE)
dashed across the room. The
cat was Christmas for about
three hours. Except for the
oldest, we could not get them
interested in their other gifts
until mid-morning.
The cat was free. The gifts
under the tree cost more
than...well, they cost enough
that I was about to become
enraged. But I didn't.
The three most treasured
gifts I have ever received are
a shoe holder my son made for

me, an indoor-outdoor thermo-
meter my sister presented' to
me on my birthday and, more
than anything, the books my
wife will buy for me from time
to time for no other reason
than she is thinking about me.
They are not elaborate or
expensive gifts by anyone's
standard, but they mean a lot
to me and none of them are for
Please do not mistake what
I am saying. I am not opposed
to expensive gifts. If, by
chance, there'is someone out
there that has something of an
expensive nature that you just
have a cravin' to give to
someone, please feel' free to
drop-it by my house. If you
can't come by, call and I'll
come to your house and pick it
Big things mean a lot, too!!!

-Making M

DON'T ASK ME how I manage to
do it. It seems to come easy. As often as
I do it it has to be easy.
:' : But, I don't do it intentionally. Each
and every one of the numerous times it
iiappens, it is an accident or an
I'm talking about making errors.
SIdo it. I admit it. I can make those
'.--ors and it seems like I don't even
'.ia" e to try - at. least not too hard.
-']Before you say it, I want to
"nterject that the reason I make the
errors is not because I'm not trying
Shard enough -- not to.
. It's not even adequate comfort for
me to read that old cliche that goes sort
of like this-: The only person who does
nothing wrong is the person who is
doing nothing.
S Sometimes I had rather be doing
nothing rather than be doing something
arid doing the things wrong I have done.
S* I' have pulled some beauts.
-; �The problem is that when I get
.s..tarted doing things wrong, I can't
,seem to quit until I have made a mess
which would last the average person for
some weeks at a time.
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stakes Can Teach A Lot, but It's No Fun Being Reminded

CONSIDER THE ONE I pulled last
In the paper last week, I was going
to be real informative, and print a
conspicuous box near the top of the

time" meetings and would probably set
the tone for the future of the Dead
Lakes in some manner or other.
Here was a first meeting for the
new Dead Lakes Management commit-

error in reading proof
That error wasn't so bad; it was
only an hour off What's an hour
between friends, anyhow'
+ + +

the former Dead Lakes committee had
said they advocated doing. The com-
mittee was rallying the people around
their flag of dam removal, if they
wanted to rally for this cause, and I
reported the rally meeting for the
wrong day.
I called the meeting for Friday
night, at 7:00, p.m. CST (at least I got
the time right).
The meeting was actually held, in
spite of my trying to change the date, on
Thursday night.
The advertisement about the meet-
ing on the inside pages had the correct
date and was the basis for setting the
type about the meeting itself.
So, how could I get the date wrong?
It was apparently easy, since I
don't recall going to any extra lengths
to get the date wrong. I just glanced at
the calendar to see what day March 10
was and it came out of the typesetter as
Friday. It was easy.
Making a mistake is no problem at
all. Correcting them after they have
been made is the trick. It's almost like
trying to eat soup with a fork.

Or chitlins' without making a face.
I DO LEARN something everytime
I make a mistake. It's a painful and
unwelcome lesson, but I do learn
First, I learn each and every time I
make a mistake, that each successive
mistake I make that particular day will
be on the same subject, every time.
I also learn that The Star covers a
lot of territory between the bay and that
imaginary line just north of Wewa,
called the county line.
The telephone rings off the hook
with, "Was that story supposed to read.
.." By the time'the tenth caller calls, I
can answer the question with the first
word out of the receiver.
I was in Jerry Gates office for 10
minutes last Thursday and the phone
rang six times while I was there with
people wanting, "Wasn't that meeting
supposed to be . . ."
++ +
I WON'T SAY I will not make
another mistake, because that would be
the biggest mistake I would ever make.
I'll just say, I'll try to keep them to a

front page, publicizing the two impor-
tant meetings of the week end concern-
ing the Dead Lakes. As much as the
Dead Lakes has been in the news lately
and as much interest as this subject has
attracted, it seemed an important
public service for me to do in putting
the information concerning the two
meetings on the front page where
everyone could see it.
These weren't your ordinary meet-
ings you understand. Both were "first

tee. This committee had been accused
of being dead set against remo\ ing the
Dead Lakes dam. Their first meeting
was sure to be of more than a medium
of importance. We would all likely see'
if, indeed, they were to set their sights
on preserving the Dead Lakes dam on
into perpetuity.
The meeting was last Friday
morning at 10:00 a.m. I set the type
(myself) for the meeting and set the
time for 11:00 a.m. and didn't catch the

error, on almost the same subject.
On the other side of the Dead Lakes
spectrum, a meeting was being called
for Thursday. night, in Wewahitchka,
for the first time, for the forming of a
committee to restore the Dead Lakes to
its natural state (removing the dam).
Again, here was an important
segment of the Dead Lakes story in the
formation stage. A definite movement
was starting to get underway to do what

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.

Mar. 17
Mar. 18
Mar. 19
Mar. 20
Mar. 21
Mar. 22
Mar. 23
Mar. 24

High Ht. Low Ht.
1306 .8 2154 .1
1336 1.0 2333 -.1
1415 1.2
1511 1.3 103 -.2
1611 1.5 212 -.4
1721 1.5 320 -.5
1830 1.5 426 -.5
1943 1.5 526 -.4


Little Things Mean



. By: Wesley .R. Ramsey.

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The Long Avenue Baptist
Church music ministry an-
. ounces two musical events to
which everyone in the com-
nmunity is invited. First,, on
Sunday, March 20 a young
adult vocal and instrumental
group'called "His Ambassa-.
dors'" will be in concert during
the morning worship service
at 11:00 A.M. ,
Mixing sacred hymns and
contemporary music with
equal capabilities, "His Am-
bassadors" provide a varied
program of music, testimony
of God's love, and evidence of

' .

the happiness you can find by
knowing Jesus..Christ. The
relaxed and low-key atmos-
phere of their fine musical
program makes "His Ambas-
sadors" a pure pleasure to
experience in concert:
The Long ,Avenue Baptist.
Church Praise Choir will
present a musical entitled
"The Crimson Bridge" on
Sunday, March 27 at 7:00
P.M., and again .on Monday,
March 28 at 7:00 P.M. The
uniqueness of this program
will be the choir singing from
a "Living Cross" over 26 feet

long and 12 feet high. Special
effects in -lighting and music
as well as the beautiful
narration done by the Pastor,
Dr. Daniel Duncan, promises
to make this a very special
worship service.
You will not want to miss
these excellent musical mini-
stries, so make your plans now
to see and hear "His Amb'as-
sadors" 'on Sunday, 'March 20
at 11:00 A.M. and "The Living
Cross" on'Sunday, March 27 at
7:00 P.M. or Monday, March'
28 at 7:00 P.M., both at Long
Avenue Baptist Church.

Claud Aa Hugfe^ ^Tu~rnip1

Claude Adams shows off a huge eight said the turnip was still edible, even though it
pound, 12 ounce turnip he grew In his garden was huge. -Star photo
at 312 Avenue F, here in Port St. Joe. Adams

. ... ....ee these new R00 ".

S- at

D oo Thanks to the quick re-
*Auhrized o ** sponse of Tyndall's hospital
0Authorized S anid security -police people,
oi** l- there's a Port St. Joe mother
:5-'o* o* and her child resting comfort-
** ** ably at home.
SPreview Dealer - : Atapproximately 10:45 a.m.
*.OO OO.OOOO*******O**********O.**********.* Tuesday of last week, the
O**********************O***********O e** ' security police responded to
** what seemed to be a routine
::DON'T W INDUP fender-bender atTyndall's
*0 A m A east gate near Detachment 5,
,oo W W- M ^~M ---- ~o** 39th Aerospace Rescue and
, WASTING TIME. Recovery Wing The major
�.W A IN G ":I.. :.0 -difference, however, was the
. :: e condition of the woman in the
: . o - : ' * ' ^ :- . '. ' .:' lead car. , : ' "
S. Mrs: Yvonne. Gibson, who
0 awas being driven to Gulf Coast
*c* community Hospital 'by her
"0 aunt, was in labor.
S:. '. According to Amn. Jay
** Woodberry, the security po-
S / ^ lice at the gate, the lead car
:. pulled into the gate and the
S\ car behind, with her husband
o� : :ll . ._ 5 - driving, followed. As a result,
S00 a truck collided with the
30 ] " second car. Responding to the
. so collision, Woodberry reported
. " the woman's condition to the
oo . security police desk, who
S-- notified Tyndall's hospital.
�00 ,,ii "I'n o - 'S :: "I thought the ambulance
S: got there real fast," remem-
SPOWER-00 bered Mrs. Gibson. But ac-
D Stanley's 50' POWER- * cording to Sgt. �Sherry Sapo-
* WINDER"' Long Tape 0 rito, ambulance attendant, by
: The only power return the time they arrived on the
0 e .l scene, Mother Nature had
*: tape on the market. Unique taken much of its course.
o: 3-position locking device 00 "Before we had a chance to
** controls blademovement. :: break out our kit," said
o n00b Ol Saporito, "the child had al-
S NL 1 'ready arrived."
o 0** S.-Sgt. Allen Cole, a second
*'o 0oo00ambulance attendant, took
a. 0 * *&care of the mother, and
go* * * transportedd her to the hospital
oo ** via the ambulance. Saporita,
.* �in the mean time, had trans-
4aP�ported the baby in a security
* o seoo ooooo oooooooo0000o police vehicle.
*ooo oooo oooo oo eo*e00 * Mrs. Gibson and her daugh-

Five Port St. Joe High
School students were recently
selected to attend a Presiden-
tial Classroom for Young
Americans in Washington, D.'
C. Participating were: James
Randall Brown, Stacy Ann
Creel, Tonya Michelle Cross,
Tamara Lynn Roberson, and
Bonita A. Robinson.
A. Presidential Classroom
for Young Americans is a
unique program for high,
school juniors and seniors.
The seminars conducted dur-
ing . the week-long session
brought a cross-section of
outstanding student leaders
together with leading U.S.
government policy-makers in
Washington, D.C.
During their stay in the
Nation's Capital, participants
studied the three branches of
government and the impact of
special interest groups, the
military, the diplomatic com-
munity, and the media on the
government. This year's clas-
ses have met with such
influential officials as Senator
Bill Bradley (New Jersey);
RepresentativeJack Edwards
(Alabama); General E. C.
Meyer, Chief of Staff of the
United States Army; Mr. Lem

Tucker. CBS News Correspon-
dent; Mr. Robert Ormsby,
President of Lockheed-Geor-
gia; Mr. William Lucy, Inter-
national Secretary-Treasurer
of the American Federation of
\ State, County and Municipal
SEmployees; Judge Irene Fa-
gin Scott of the U.S. Tax
Court; Ambassador Esteban
Arpad Takacs from Argen-
tina; Ambassador J. William
Middendorf II, U.S. Ambassa-
dor to the Organization of
American States; and Pearl
Bailey, former United Nations
Goodwill Ambassador.
The Classroom provides the
impetus for students to de-
velop their own opinions on
issues of concern by exposing
them to the divergent views of
the people who comprise the
political leadership in Wash-
ington, D.C. The program also
affords student leaders the
opportunity to interact wtih
their peers from all parts of
'the nation to learn about the
similarities and differences of
the American people.
A Presidential Classroom
for Young Americans is an
independent, nonprofit, non-
partisan educational organ-
zation. Over 30,000' students,.

THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983


h ti Stork Ende ls

representing all areas of the
United States and schools
abroad, have graduated from
the Program since the first
class in 1969.
Students . are selected to
attend the program by their
schools and many receive
funding for their tuition and
travel from local civic organi-
zations and businesses.
Local residents interested in
receiving information about
the 1984 Presidential Class-
room Program should con-
tact: Presidential Classroom,
441 North Lee Street, Alexan-
dria, Virginia 22314, (703)

We would like to thank
everyone for the cards, calls,
flowers, prayers, and food
during the loss of our loved
one, Willie Jenkins.
Mrs. Mae Byrd Jenkins
and Family

"The sound body'is a prod-
uct of the sound mind."
George Bernard Shaw


Local DAR Members

Attend State Meet -

a n d s a T y n a . Mrs. ,. Harden, delegates froms.tha
Joseph Bay Chapter Regent, local chapter.
S' '. : is attending the Florida State Mrs. Swatts reminds al

ter were checked by the
attending pediatrician, Maj.
(Dr.) Anna Garcia. The baby
was put in the nursery to bring
up its body temperature, but
just two hours' later, was
transferred along with her
mother to Gulf Coast Com-
munity Hospital.

"I was sure glad they were baby girl, Lois June, were
there to help," Mrs. Gibson doing fine when contacted at
said. "My aunt knew we Gulf Coast Community Hospi-
weren't going to make it all tal Wednesday. Both were
the way, so when she saw the scheduled to go home Thurs-.
security policeman, she pulled day.
right in and asked for help." "I'd just/like to say thank
Mrs. Gibson and her seven you to everyone who helped
pound, two and a half ounce' out," she commented.

Conference DAR in Jackson-
ville at the Jacksonville Hilton
which began Monday, March
Mrs. Norman Merkel, State
Regent, is presiding at the
Conference where the year's
work of the some ninety
chapters in the state will be
reviewed and, awards present-
In Mrs. Swatts' absence
Mrs. William Dye presided at
yesterday's luncheon meeting
'at the Garden Center. She
presented Mr. Jerry Brooks,'
District Forester, Florida
State Forestry Division, who
gave the program on conser-
Also attending the Confer-
ence were Mmes. Paul Fen-
som, Paul Kunel and Roberta


members that St. Joseph Bay
Chapter is co-hostess for:a
coffee honoring Mrs. Merkel
at St. Andrews Episcopal
Church in Panama City, Mon-.
day, March 21, at eleven A.M.
EST and urges all to attend.

Auto And
639-5322 Wewahitchka
Ior.. . a
785-6156 Panama City

Metropolitan rlystandsbyou.
IFb'i.k"ALnfI Air 1OMIikinRIi.MLr'

.7i Unie el o. is Charc
Constitution and Monument Ave.
Port St. Joe, Florida

CHURCH SCHOOL ........................ 9:45A.M.
MORNING WORSHIP ..................... 11:00A.M .
EVENING WORSHIP ........................ 7:30 P.M..
CHOIR REHEARSAL(Wednesday) ........... 7:30 P.M.

African Methodist Episcopal Church
146 Avenue C Phone 227.1213
Rev. James W. Williams, Pastor -

SUNDAY SCHOOL ..................... 9:30 A.M. :
MORNING WORSHIP ................... 11:00 A.M.
EVENING WORSHIP ........... ........6:00 P.M. :
"God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, "
Man Our Brother"

"His Ambassadors"

Concert At Long Avenue

Five Port St. Joe Students

Spend Week In D.C.

,. ��.


Former Resident

Dies In Marathon
Mrs. Emmaline Rich, 62, of
Marathon, passed away Sun-
day in a Marathon hospital.
She was a former resident of
Port St. Joe, and had been a
resident of Marathon for
many years.
Survivors include: four
sons., Larry Rich, Charles
Rich, and Clyde Rich, Jr., all
of Marathon, and Ronnie Rich
of Marco Island; one sister,
Helen Saliba, Tucker, Ga.; 17
grandchildren; and two great
.Graveside funeral services
were held at. 3:00 P.M. EST
Wednesday at the family plot,
Holly Hill Cemetery, conduct-
ed by the Rev. Howard
.Browning. Interment followe-
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funer-
al Home.

Rites Tuesday for4
V. K. Donaghy
Violet K. Donaghy, 77, died
Saturday in a Panama City
Hospital. She had been a
resident of Mexico Beach for
the past four years, and a
member of the Mexico Beach'
United Methodist Church.
Survivors include: her hus-
band, Ernest C. Donaghy of
Mexico Beach; 'two sons,
George Donaghy of Memphis,
Tennessee and 'Sam Donaghy
of Imperial Beach, California;
two daughters, Margaret Si-
mon of Slippery Rock, Penn.
and Martie Brown 'of Chula
Vista, California; 11 grand-
children; and five great
Funeral services were held
at 2:00 p.m. CST on March 15
at the Mexico Beach United
Methodist Church. Interment
followed in Holly Hill Ceme-
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funer-
al Home.

New Bethel

Men's DayIY

The men of New Bethel
A.M.E. Church will be observ-
ing their annual Men's Day.
"Sunday, March 20, Beginning -
with Sunday School at 9:30
The speaker for the 11:00'
services is the Reverend Ro-
bert Davis of Apalachicola;
and, the Reverend Clifford
Williams, of Apalachicola will
be the 6:00 speaker.
Mr. Walter Lenox,, Chair-
man, and Rev. J. W. Williams,
Pastor, invite everyone to join
in worship with them in this

THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR.' 17, 1983

Miss Teresa Lynn Lee and

Anthony Rich Exchange .

Teresa Lyni Lee and John Mrs. Donna Himel, sister of bridesmaids.
i Anthony Rich were united in a. the bride, was matron of The best man was the
candlelight wedding Feb. 19 at honor. bridegroom's father. Michael
I First Baptist Church in Port Jeri Ashcraft, the bride- Rich, Michael Young, David
St. Joe. Billy Joe Rich Jr., the groom's sister, and Linda Barton, Hal Hinote, Waylon
bridegroom's brother, per-
- formed the double ring cere-
mony. .
The bride's father is Jerry
S eal Pattison of Thousand
S Oaks, Calif. Her mother and- -
; stepfather are Lt. Col. and ..
Mrs. William C. Lee of Pana-
ma City. Mrs. Lucretia Young
of Babson Park and Mrs.
Verona Pattison of Simi Val-
ley, Calif. are her grandpa-
The bridegroom's parents
. :are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe
Rich Sr. of Port St. Joe. Mr.

Tharpe and the late irs. Ruth i
7harpe, all of Port St. Joe, are
'his grandparents.
S Mrs. Sharon Watson, or
eganist and Alyson Bailey, a
* sooist with a guitar, perform-
ed nuptial music for the
S service.
The bride was given in .e
pgmrriage by her mother and '
�� -(ather and escorted to the 41 .1
' ra by her stepfat rs.
*.I Tie wore a white chiffon
giw:n with re-embroidered

We scalloped, sweetheart
e. Full bishop sleeves
*e cuffed at the wrist with .
tr@ mbroidered lace. The A-
ele. skirt of chiffon fell to a
A Mpel length train. A finger- p ,
gir- length veil of imported �
psh illusion and silk flow- . . . . .
e" " omplimented the dress.
. cascade of white open
Frehch roses and pink sweet- .. .
heart roses with picot satin
M'~ions, completed her en-
ibble. . , MR. AND MRS. RICH,-
: Shannon Lee, the bride's Young and Nancy Young, both Graham, and Travis Burge
gter, was maid of honor. aunts of the bride, were were usher-groomsmen.

ceremony Unites Rhonda

Jeath and Joseph Brent P

SjIss Rhonda Lorene Heath rose and carried a bouquet of floor length gown with mauve
i Mr Joseph Brent Pierce burgandy and dusty rose colored skirt.and white sheer
w fited.~~in Ma.Qj qny in a colored.xoses.... , ... ' bodice. ... .
. tdlelight-seiv ice at the Oak Miss Stephanie Gaddis of Immediately following the
PGove Assmbly of God Mexico Beach served as flow- ceremony, the reception was
Cabrch Saturday, February
d19�at 6:00 p.m. with Rev.
�D'bd Fernandez officiating.
Tihe bride is the daughter of
rs. and Mrs. James R. Heath,
S6rbof Port St. Joe, and the
griddaughter of Mrs. Mae
D .es of Port St. Joe.
he groom is the son of Mr.
lNed Pierce of Mexico Beach,
aria'. Mrs. Cynthia Mitchell of
AlUany, Georgia. He is the
grandson of Mrs. Cora Pierce
ara'Mrs. Minnie Darley, both
�kNolumbus, Ga.
. Niptial music was perform-
ed'; by Mrs. Joe Walker,
Spianist, and. "Flesh of my
lh" sung by her husband,
.W ii.lJoe Walker. Ms. Cheryl ,e ,J"
Freeman performed at the
organ while Sis. Myrna Fer-i
b4indez sang several other
.Te bride, given in marri-
age by her fa their, mwore a-
raditionalI formal length
wite gown of chiffon over
taffeta. The off -the: shoulder
effect on the fitted chantilly �
(ace bodice featured ;a. high
fi-.k and sheer yoke embroi-
dered with schiffle lace embel-
(is'hed with delicately placed
p.'rJs. The full bishop sleeves
ot'rose point were adorned
(itihdeep fitted matching lace . :"' :
~t.fs. The beautifully styled . <"'i .� .-
DodIkffant skirt falling from the
nltlaral waistline was en-
- l |ing of chiffon framed by
cllu.ntilly creating a layered
Ioklwhich gracefully draped
. ii&.formed the elegant chapel
l n,"gen train of rose point
E Growing the bride was a
sillohette camelot cap cover- MRS. PIERCE
ed jchantilly lace, romantical-
ly designed with strategically er girl. She wore a white floor held in the social hall of the
placed pearls, which held the length gown of chantilly lace church.
chintiily lace trimmed waltz over a taffeta dress crowned The couple enjoyed a beauti-
veil-of illusion. She carried a with a burgandy belt of ful honeymoon in Gatlinburg,
ca-, cade of white open roses, taffeta. She carried a basket Tennessee filled with sights of
and' pink sweetheart rose of rose petals the Smoky Mountains, and
uit-iis, fordet-me-nots and groom served as best man. The bride and groom are

ul'gandy tiger lilies. The Groomsmen and ushers were residing in Mexico Beach.
. tld-andts' gowns ofpaneled Richard Smith and Brent
teldants' over taffeta fea- McCullough of Albany,'Ga., Prior to the wedding, a
truCiel lan off the shouffeta flder James Heath, Jr., brother of miscellaneous shower was
e sheer yoke anbanded the bride, and Alan Pierce, given by friends of the Oak
Sneckline collar complemented brother of the groom. Grove Assembly of God
' - cape effect. The ring bearer was Nicho- Church.
l i p e , ' las Sweazy of Port St. Joe. He A lingerie shower was given
- Regina Ellis served as maid was handsomely dressed in by Regina Ellis, Linda Rush-
o: nor and wore a beautiful grey to match the grooms- ing, and Brenda Wood.
ishde of royal burgandy. The men, and carried a satin Mrs. E: B. Miller of Mexico
-tbridesmaids were Linda heart-shaped pillow. Beach hosted a kitchen show-
- Rushing and Brenda Wood of The bride's mother chose er in honor of the bride.
ot' .ISt. Joe, Sherrie Spence of for her daughter's wedding, a Mrs. Barbara Pierce, step-
: ShAdy Dell, Georgia and Jac- rose colored floor length gown mother of the groom, hosted a
i qe.Snair of Albany, Ga., also with lace'trimmed bodice and lovely bridesmaid's- luncheon
sister of the groom. They wore sheer nylon long sleeves. The at her home in Mexico Beach.
identical styled gowns of dusty mother of the groom wore a The rehearsal dinner, host-

* I

Deborah Sue Stutzman Becomes


ed by the groom's parents,
was given at the Top of the
.Gulf Restuarant in MexicWR

Owens, Dupree

To' Wed Sat.
The families of Teresa
Owens and' Donnie Dupree
wish to .announce their en-
gagement and approaching
Teresa is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William T.
Owens of Juliette, Georgia.
Donnie is the son of Mrs.
Mamie Harper of Port St. Joe.
The wedding will be Satur-
day, March 19 in Macon,

Gortmans to

Celebrate 25th
The children, of Mr. and
Mrs. Jimmy 0. Gortman of
Wewahitchka would like to
announce they will be honor-
ing their parents with a party
Sunday, March 27th, between
the hours .of 2 arid 5 p.m.
Central Standard Time, to'
celebrate their 25th wedding
Everyone is cordially in-
vited. Come and share in this
memorable occasion.

Lindsey Michelle

Lyle Arrives
Mark and Darla Lyle of Port
St. Joe are the proud.parents
of a baby girl, Lindsay Michel-
le, born Friday, March 4th, at
8:52. She. weighed 9 lbs. 1V4
ozs., and was 22%V inches long.
Maternal grandparents are"
Mrs. Charles Myers and Row-
bert Winnard of Oklahoma.
Paternal grandparents are'
Nancy Mack of Oklahoma,
and Stewart Lyle of Port St.


Women Meet
The Presbyterian Women of
the Church met with Mrs.,
Henry Campbell Monday,
March 7.
Mrs. Harold. Beyer, presi-
dent reminded the members of
the covered dish supper at the
church in St. Joe on March 30,
at 6:30 p.m. Ernest Hendricks
will discuss the opera, "Jesus
Christ Superstar".
The April meeting will be
held at the church with Mrs.
Stiles Brown as hostess. Mrs.
Sidney Brown will give the

anya Cannon, Miss
es, and Mrs. Audrey
en Shower, hosted by
mnie Raffield, Miss
ewis, Miss Debbie
id Miss Sissy Lowe-
eld February 19 on

jonn Bride ofJeffery David Hinote
Deborah Sue Stutzman and enhanced by a: sweetheart parents. by Miss T
o w s Jeffery David Hinote were neckline and dainty puffed A Calling Shower was held KathyYat
united in marriage on Febru- sleeves. A touch of the past February 15 at First Baptist Anderson.
ary j6 at the First Baptist was created through the flow Church Social Hall. It was AKitche
Ember Young was flower Church. Reverend Howard of their full skirts. A double hosted by Mrs. Martin Bow- Miss Con
girl and Justin Rich, the ring Browning performed the dou- flounce that picked up on one man, Mrs. H. L. Burge, Mrs. Jerrie Le
bearer. The wedding was ble ring ceremony. side added further beauty to Charles Cloud, Mrs. Marvin Fowler, an
under the direction of Mrs. The bride is the daughter of their gowns. Cross. Mrs. Joe Fortner, Mrs. ry, was hi
Robert Whittle. Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Stutzman Flower girl was Miss Bran-
A reception was given after of Port St. Joe. Grandparents Flower hite. She was attired in-
the ceremony in the church are Mr. and Mrs. J. J: Pitts ofdy hite. She was attired in a
social hall by the bride's Blountstown, and Mr. and formal length gown of knit
parents. Mrs. J. L. Tankersley. Mrs. Joe Stutzman of Sara- chiffon in white trimmed with f'"'"
and Laura Campbell, direct-* sota aqua satin ribbons. The gown
Lr. Featured a 'double flounce on
ed the reception., The groom is the son of Mr. the hemline that picked up on
Mrs. Linda Worley, Mrs. an Mrs Ho 1 ne Sr. of the hemline that picked up on a
Mrs. Linda Worley, Mrs. and Mrs. Harold Hinote, Sr. of each side.
Peggye Armstrong, Ms. ,Pat Port St. Joe. Grandparents
Owens, Ms. Dietra Walters, ' are Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Best man was Harold Hi-
Ms. Georgia Sabrowsky, Mrs. Bateman, also of Port St. Joe. note, father of the groom.
Cindi Pittman, Mrs., Trixie Nuptial music was perform- Usher-groomsmen were Hal
Rich, Mrs. Linda Keels, Mrs. ed by Mrs. Temple Watson, Hinote, brother of the groom,
Carol Rich and Mrs. Margaret 'organist, and Mrs. David Joey Raffield, Todd Wilder,
Adams,'served and assisted at Fernandez, soloist. ,Tim Stutzman, brother of the
the reception. The bride was given in bride, and .Greg Todd. Mat-
After a wedding trip to San marriage by her parents, and thew White was ring bearer.
Francisco, Calif. and Lake escorted to the altar by her -'Following the ceremony, a
Tahoe, Nev., the couple reside 'father. She was attired in a reception was given by the
in Panama City. lovely white formal length ,bride's parents at the church
The bridegroom is employ- gown, of alencon lace and social hall. Assisting at the
ed with St. Joe Paper Com- chiffon. The fitted bodice of reception were: Bridal cake,
pany. lace featured a Queen Anne Miss Diana Sealey, Ms. Mary
The new bride works at neckline highlighted with seed Dell Lowery; Groom's cake,
Copy Products Inc. "'pearls and iridescents. The Miss Jennifer Totman; Pun-
full bishop sleeves of chiffon ch, Miss C,onnie Raffield;
A rehearsal dinner was held ended with a large lace cuff. Attended Bridal. Book, Miss
Feb. 18 at the First Baptist Elegance was captured by the Angel Barbee, cousin of the
Church. social liall,' by the .: soft flow of the crystal pleated .groom; Floor hostesses, Mrs.
bridegroom's parents. A-line skirt and chapel length Verna Totman, Mrs. Charles
A miscellaneous shower was ti-ain. For her headpiece, Tharpe,. Mrs. Herb Burge,
hosted 'by Linda Worley on Deborah wore a small 'brim- Mrs. Robert Moore, Mrs.
Feb. 5. med bridal hat covered with George Padgett, Mrs. Ernest
A, miscellaneous calling matching lace and trimmed Lowery, Jr.
shower was given Feb. 8 at the 'with streamers of illusion. The wedding was directed MR. AND MRS. HINOT
First Baptist Church. It was Her .bouquet was of minia- by Mrs. Paul Pierce.
hosted by Mrs. Richard Lan- ture white roses, white lilies, After a wedding trip to Waylon Graham, Mrs. Robert Raffield's
caster, Mrs. Harold Hinote, with accents of .miniature South Florida, the couple will E. Moore, Mrs. Ernest Lowe- A Rice
Mrs. Herbert Burge, Mrs. peach roses and greenery. reside: in Port St. Joe. The ry, Jr., Mrs. George R. February
Robert Whittle, Mrs. Waylon Miss Kathy Yates was maid groom is employed with St.. Padgett, Mrs. Carson Shores, ley's hmir
Graham, Mrs. Charles Cloud \of honor.. Mrs. Guy White, Joe Paper Company, and the Mrs. J. D.Simmons, and Mrs. Miss Diar
and Mrs. L. C. Davis.; cousin of the bride, was bride is employed at Florida Charles Tharpe. Julane Me
A bridal luncheon Feb. 17 matron of honor. Bridesmaids National Bank. A Lingerie and Linen Show- A Bride
was hosted by Georgia Sa- were Miss Debbie Fowler, hnd er was held February 17 at was held
browsky at Boomer's in Do- Mrs. Ernie Bryan. The honor A rehearsal dinner was held Tanya Cannon's home, hosted home of t
than, Ala. ' attendants adorned her side in February 25 at Pauline's
The bride's mother hosted a identical gowns of organza in Restaurant in Port St. Joe. It
bridesmaid's luncheon at the aqua. The fitted bodice was was hosted by the groom's er'bs 4re Traced
Gulf Sands Restaurant in St.
Joe Beach.. - .. . ... - -:. : ,:- ; - r . � .

Bibhcal Trmes to Present

Twenty members and two
guests of the' Sea Oats and
Dunes Garden Club enjoyed a
program on "Herbs" at its
regular meeting on Tuesday,
March 8.
STracing herbs from earliest
history, through Bible refer-,
ences., folk medicines of:yes-
terdays and into the current
interest, Mary Hendricks pre-
sented the program. A display
of herbs, both dried and live,
books and articles concerning
herb gardening, and the use of
herbs was on the interest
Announcement was made of
the annual Poster Contest for
Litter Control, sponsored by
the Sea. Oats and Dunes
Garden Club, and held with
students in the fifth and sixth
grade at the Highland View
A trip to the Marianna
Caverns on May 24 was

Tea Fetes Miss Brown

A tea honoring Miss Teresa
Brown was held in the social
room of the First United
Methodist Church Saturday,
March 12.
Guests called during the
appointed hours in the after-
noon. Beautiful spring ar-
rangements of azalea, bridal
wreath, red bud and pots of
colorful African violets were
used throughout the social
Hostesses for the event were
Mrs. James Harrison,. Mrs.

Bernard Pridgeon, Jr., Mrs.
Robert Freeman, Mrs. Eu-
gene Abrams, Mrs. Ralph
Swatts, Jr., Mrs. James John-
son, Mrs. Billy Joe Rich, Mrs.
Rudy Pippin, Mrs. James
Tankersley and Mrs.. W. L.
Shown in the photo are Mrs.
Walter Brown, mother of the
honoree, standing, Mrs. Roy
Gibson, Sr., grandmother of
the honoree and the honoree.
Miss Brown will become the
bride of Timothy Paul Robin-
son on April 2.

Extension Agent Shows

How to Raise Garden

' The Port St. Joe Garden
Club heard about plot selec-
tion, preparation, and the
necessary use of pesticides
and mineral elements for .the
Port St. Joe area from the
Gulf County Extension Agent,
Mr. Roy Lee Carter. Many
members with special prob-
lems asked Mr. Carter for
help. Mr. Carter showed with
slides the way to raise much of
the food members would like
to plant in this area.
A special part of the meet-
ing was the prize winning
exhibit by Miss Angela Spikes
of "Eutrophication," a killer
of aquatic environment. Miss

Spikes explained the exhibit
she will take to the District
Science Fair. She was the
winner of the Port St. Joe
Garden Club Botany Award.
Mrs. Marvin Huie, Chair-
man, announced plans for the
March 26th sale to be held on
Reid Avenue in front of Ready
Arts and Crafts. The sale will
be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m,
and will feature homemade
'made from scratch' goodies,
healthy plants, and caladium
bulbs. Garden Club members
will be available to answer
questions and give advice on
feeding and planting lawns
and plants.

announced by Club President,
Alice Kunel.
Hostesses for. the social hour
were Helen Kipp, Jean Heath-'
cock and Jean Schanback,
who served delicious refresh-:
ments from a table beautifully
decorated in a St. Patrick's
Day theme: "" -
The next regular meeting of
the Sea Oats arnd Dunes
Garden Club will be at 9 a.m.
(CST), April 12, at the Mexico
Beach Chamber of Commerce'
Building. Richard Sublette,
Manager, Northwest- District
Branch Office, Department of
Environmental Regulations
for the State of' Florida will
present a program on "Corn-
munity Environment".
The Sea Oats and Dunes-,
Garden Club membership inc-
cludes those living at Mexico
Beach, Beacon Hill and St. Joe
Beach, and they 'cordially
invite interested women to
.attend their meetings.


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Bedding Plants

Several Hundred $ s75
Blooming Hanging Pots .... 0

All Colors of Azaleas ....... $450

White Bridal Wreath ...... $450
E. J. Rich's Best $ 00
Potting Soil......... lOqts. 20
Rich's Best 20/20/20 $200
Liquid Fertilizer ....... box$200

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Bag Party was held:
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February 24 in the
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Would Force Removal of Rock

Wants Corps to Proceed with River Work Over Florida's Objection

A story in the Bainbridge bama and Georgia.
(Ga.) Post-Searchlight last The petition, drawn up by
week stated the Tri-Rivers the executive council of the
Waterway Development Au- Tri-Rivers group at the Feb-
thority has recently petitioned ruary 3 annual meeting, says
the Secretary of the Army to 30,432 existing jobs with an-
bypass Florida and exercise nual wages of $192.9 million
federal authority to clear the are at stake, according to the
Florida portion of the Apala- Post-Searchlight article.
chicola-Chattahoochee- Flint "Based on projected ton-
Rivers waterway system. nage assuming a dependable
The Tri-Rivers Waterway 9-foot channel, as many as
Development Authority is a 70,983 jobs would be related to
Dothan-based organization of waterway transportation in
Alabama, Georgia and Flor- 1990, with accompanying
ida "businessmen whose pur- earnings of $591,325,560," ac-
pose is development of the cording to the petition.
waterway all the way to the "With maintenance of the
Gulf of Mexico. channel at no more than the
The petition charged delays current level, employment
and failures by the State of related to waterway transpor-
Florida to issue permits to the station would grow to only
Corps of Engineers to'remove 37,294'jobs with earnings of
rocks from the Apalachicola $310,678,200," the petition
River jeopardizes invest- says.
ments of more than $3.5 billion The petitioners said 89 per-
along the waterway in Ala-. cent of the jobs would be in

Parents Major

SFactor In

-Guiding Child

- "Until parents set goals for
their children to strive for and"
encourage and. guide them
.toward that goal, the result of
12 years in school will be less
than satisfying", Superinten-
dent of Schools Walter Wilder
told the Rotary Club Thurs-
Listing discipline and de-
velopment of a sense of
purpose at home, the Superin-
tendent identified this as the
biggest problem in the educa-
tion of youths today.
Going down a list of five
major problems faced by,
education today, Wilder point-
ed the most accusing finger at,
the home stating, "We have
them for six hours a day, five
days a week. The remainder
of the time, they are the
responsibility of their parents
and a product of their home
The Superintendent said the
suspected state-wide shortfall
in,income.-of some $400 -mil-
lion for the field of education
would affect the, Gulf County
district in its budgeting for
next year. "We will probably
experience some more staff
cuts, but it will be from a
Reduction of student load as'
much as from reduced state
money'. Wilder went on to say
most of the staff reduction
would be realized through

Alabama and Georgia, giving
those states a stronger inter-
est than Florida in barge
transportation on the ACF
T'ri-Rivers president, R. H.
McSwean of Abbeville, Ala-
bama, said the study on which
the job figures were based did
not include agriculture or
indirect jobs outside the tri-
state area.
He said the price area
farmers pay for fertilizer and
soybeans, corn and wheat are
also affected by channel con-
McSwean said the associa-
tion has strong hopes the
secretary will act in behalf of
the river users.
"We think the law is on our
side," McSwean said. "And
our attorneys have done a
good job of researching and
presenting the legal points."
He said the State of Florida
is currently withholding an
important permit for channel
improvements which the Flor-
ida Department, of Environ-

mental Regulation studied for
a year and found to be
Gov. Joe Frank Harris and
Alabama Gov. George Wal-
lace have written the secre-
tary asking him to grant the
petition, and the Decatur
County Board of Commissio-
ners has adopted a resolution
supporting the move.

attrition rather than releasing
personnel from their jobs..
During his address, Wilder
touched on many . subjects
which are in the news concern.
ing education today.
The speaker pointed out that
the testing program would
take effect this year, with
issuing of diplomas depending
on whether or not the student
passes the literacy test: "The
test is-very easy and if a kid is
expecting a diploma for his
years in school, he should at
least have absorbed this much
Wilder said he saw future
problems in funding, and the
personnel to staff the'increas-
ed interest in science and
higher math classes. "We
have five students graduating
from Florida schoolsL this
year, qualified to teach
'science and two who will be
qualified to teach physics."
In spite of the uncertainty of
funding, the eroding of family
life, problems with curricu-
lum, laxity in discipline and
other common "gripes" with.
the school system today, the
superintendent predicted, "I
feel certain the young people'
of today going out into the
world are adequately equip-
ped and motivated to maintain
our society as we know it."

Governor Appoints Two

More to Dead Lakes Board

Two Youths

Are Arrested
Two young men were ar-
rested by'Sheriff's Depart-
ment Lt. Jack. Davilla and
charged with dealing in stolen
property, according to infor-
mation received from the Gulf
County Sheriff's office.
Davilla arrested Terry
Woullard, 18, of Port St. Joe
and a 17-year-old juvenile in
connection with the charge
which involved two stolen high.
school class rings.
According to. Davilla, two
rings, valued at a total of
$425.00 were allegedly taken
from school lockers last week.

Governor Bob Graham ap-
pointed Tommie Williams and
Raymond Layrie, Jr., both of
Blountstown, to the Dead
Lakes Water Management
District last week.
Williams, 39, is employed
with Elliott Communications.
He is a member of the
Blountstown Rotary Club.
Layne, 35, is a dentist. He
received a bachelor's degree
from Florida State University
in 1971 and a doctor of
dentistry from Emory Uni-
versity in 1975.
Both new appointees have
their terms expire in January
The appointments fills all
five positions of the Dead
Lakes Board.
"Consistency is the last re-
fuge of the unimaginative."
Oscar Wilde

(Bainbridge is in Decatur
Supportive resolutions have
also been adopted by boards of
county commissioners in
Houston, Henry, Barbour and
Russell counties in Alabama
and Clay, Dougherty, Early,
Mitchell, Muscogee, Randolph
and Quitman counties in

THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983 PAGE FIVE




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' too, if we can legally do it".
As his first act, Floyd advised the Committee they
couldn't replace the secretary, but they could hire an
assistant, which they did. Mrs. Dorothy Taylor, a retired
civil service secretary, offered to do the job free. Again
Williams expressed his "no" vote.
Linton then told Gates the committee would like a
complete breakdown of the financial matters of the
committee by the next meeting. Gates replied that
George Core had been employed many years ago as
treasurer of the Committee and was still serving in that
capacity. "I will have him work up a report and I will
have all records of the Committee at the next meeting
:: for you to examine", Gates replied.
-.. - All of this, took nearly two hours, with constant .
conversation sessions with the audience and arguments
back and forth. Finally, the Committee decided to
adjourn their meeting after setting up a regular meeting

schedule to meet on the last Thursday of each month at
6:30 local time, rotating the meetings between
Blountstown, Wewahitchka and Port St. Joe. The next
meeting would be held on March 31 at the Calhoun
County Courthouse in Blountstown.
In the meantime, the Committee will be active in
trying to get the area closed to fishing 'around the gates
and dam because,~of the danger involved and to
determine ownership of the land involved.
The Committee also agreed to replace the fourth
gate in the drawdown structure and fix the gates so they
can be opened 'and closed. The gates will be opened
during the shellcracker bedding season so the fish can
get upstream to spawn. .
Chairman Linton suggested the committee with-
draw an application to remove the dam, which has been
filed with state agencies. The remainder of the. Board
over-ruled Linton, saying, "let the process proceed so
the public hearings can be held and get a clear-cut
opinion of how the general public feels about the
The public hearings for the question have not been
scheduled as yet,


Griner Gets
Silver Wings
James C. Griner, son of
Carrie M. Johnson of 1803
Garrison Avenue, and James
H. Griner, both of Port St. Joe,
Shas received the silver wings
of an Army aviator and was
appointed a warrant officer
upon completion of the rotary
wing aviator course at the
U.S.. Army Aviation School,
Fort Rucker, Ala.
The course provided train-
ing in leadership and helicop-
ter flying techniques as well
as instrument flying.
His wife, Debra, is the
daughter of Alton 0. and
Juanita Davis of Barwick, Ga.

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Mexico Beach
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1974 Lincoln Mark IV,
original paint, no rust, low
miles, $2,200. Phone 648-8300..
1974 Datsun 210. Call
229-6041 after 5p.m. ltp 3/17

Oak Grove Skating Rink has
reopened on Friday and Satur-
day nights from 7 - 11 p.m.
2tc 3/17
The V.F.W. Post 10069, John
C. Gainous holds its meeting
every second Tuesday and the
fourth Thursday at Motel St.
-Joe at 7:30 p.m. tfc ll-4
The Disabled American Vet-
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will .meet the: first Monday
each month at 7:30 p.m. at St.
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There will be a regular com-
munication of Port St. Joe
Lodge No. 111, F.&A.M. every
first and third Thursday at
8:00 p.m.
Joe Pippin, Sec.
The Ladies' Auxiliary of the
V.F.W. meets the second
Tuesday and the fourth Thurs-
day of each month at 7:30 p.m.
in the Fla. Power Lounge.
The Board of Commission-
ers of the Highland View
Water Department will have
its monthly meeting the first
Tuesday of each month at 7
p.m.,at the Water Plant.tc 11-4
"A man has not seen a
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983

Large 2 bedroom house, on
Ig. chain link fenced lot, 1604
Garrison Ave. Utility rm. and
single car garage attached.
;Air conditioner and some ap-
pliances to remain. Appraised
at $34,000; owner' will sell for
S $31,000. Call 229-8346 after 6
:i p.m..
: 4 bdrm. house for sale in
. White City, 1g. yard with small
� garden spot. Ideal parking for
: mobile home. Partially fur-
.n�ished on Hwy. 71. Phone
S 63'9-5778. 3tc 3/10
' Large 3 bdrm.. house with
: many nice features on 4 lots on
Searcy St. at White City.
l '*,Shrubbery, fruit trees and
barn. Call 229-6065. 4tp 3/10
75'x175' lot on Marvin Ave.
SPione648-8972. tfc7-15
Mexico Beach Duplex, 1 yr.,
old. Each apartment has 2
bdrm., ba., kitchen, dr/lr
-'combo, carpet, a/c,' Lg.. lot
within walking distance of
Gulf. Priced to sell at $44,500.
SCall 648-5070 or 648-5621.
� - tf 10-9.1

One lot on 7th St.,
Beach, 100'x158', re
area. Call 648-5494.

Two lots at Mexico
blocks from beach

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New Listing: 4 bdrm., 2 ba., stucco 2
story 'house, on 50'x122' lot, d.w.-,
stove, ceiling fans, many extras. Sea
St. $69,000.00. ,
New Llsting: 3 bdrm., 2 ba. brick on
nice corner lot, Ig,. screen porch,
garage, vacuum system, cen. h&a,
carpet' & more . Fla. Ave. & 8th' SL.
Spanish arches adorn 1,100 sq. ft. \
townhouses to be obuII or. 361lh b, 2
bdrm 1'. ba ali appliances., range
microwave. relrig., oishwasner.
washer & riverr . $69.50000
Irom Deacn aste of cedar and stucco
lo*nhouses with 1.120 sq iI of living
area. Studio & bdrm., with 'cathedral
ceilings, 1% bha., all. appliances. 29th
St. $70,000.00. .
SMOBILE HOME on commercial lot,
across from Chamber of Commerce
on- 31st St:, 2 bdrm., 1 ba., new
carpeting & roof, $30,000.00.
Corner Virginia & Fla. Ave. -New,
modular w/brick; 3 bdrm., 2 ba.,
fireplace, screen.porch, fence.
75'x112.5 lot. $55,000.00. Terms.
Tenn. Ave.-3 bdrm., 3 ba., pool,
fireplace. ienn-aire range & grill,
many extras Financing available.
$95000. _____
Corner 6th & Fla. Double-wide on 2
lots, 2 yrs. old. 3 bdrm., 2 ba., in-
cludes appliances. $55,000.
'43rd St. (adjacent to canal). New
cedar, 1 bdrm., 1 ba. apts. $34,900.00,
small down pmt.'$303 mo.. -
27th St. Beachfront-3 bdrm., 2 ba.
c.b. construction, Ig. glassed porch.
$105,000.00. _____"
Corner Palm & Azalea St. - 3 bdrm.,
S2ba., brick & stucco, 2 lots. Includes
appliances & stor. house. $65,100.
Gulf Front 37th St. - Cedar Town-
houses. 2 or 3 bdrms., 2'/% ba. $78,500
& $83,500. 20% down, balance
12'/a% Interest.
Virginia Ave.-2 story, 1 Ig. bdrm.,
screen porch, downstairs unfinished,
.has wiring & plumbing, $45,000.
Hwy 386-A-Doublewide mobile
home, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. on 1.05 acres.
Good terms. $49,900.
Frances C. Parker, Realtor

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1302 Garrison 'Ave., 2%�
bdrm., 1 ba., cen h/a, kit-
chen, breakfast rm., din.
rm., liv. rm., utility rm.
Fenced in Back yard, nice'
neighborhood. Phone 227-
1731. tfc 7-22

For Rent or Sale: 2 bedroom
house at Jones Homestead.
Call 227-1674. Itp
Furnished home on Mexico
Beach, a/e & ceiling fans, 2
bdrm., 2 ba. 12'x24' Fla. rm
w/wet bar, sodded yard, all
fenced, paved drive, ex. Ig.
16'x32' block garage with 110 &
220 v elec. 4 blocks from
beach, $30,000.00. Call
648-8300. Itp 3/17
Lot, for sale by owner. at
Mexico Beach, ,1 block off
water, 100'x175'. Fenced; will
finance. Call 648-5432. 2t 3/17
Very nice double wide
mobile home on 4 cleared lots.,
Call 648-8432 after 6 p.m.
tfc 2/17

stricted 2 bedroom frame house, in
strict excel condition. 1404 Long
2t 3/17 Ave. Phone 229-8355. tfc 12-2
Beach, 4 Improved 75'x150' lot on Oak
h. Call St., St. Joe Beach, 2nd block
tfc2/24 off Hwy. 98, $9,000. Call
648-8484. 4tp 3/3

7th St -1981 doublewide mobile
horne Dfr.c KlounoaS.on "3bdrm 2ba
29th St. at Hwy. 98 - 2 newly con-
sl'ucleo killed 4 ndrm . 2 ba beacn-
houses Unlurnished $79000 Fur-
nished $84,500.
Hwy. 386A-2 bdrm., stilt house on
75'x185' lot. Furnsheo $38 000 "
Arizona Dr.-Slone 8 coar. 3 baim .
2 a . calneorai ce. ing. skylights
'replace. many extras $78 000
Former Ave--2 bdrrnm Ig screen
porch, fireplace, carpet, storage bidg. '
:i7 25000 ';. - : ; : '
41h St -2 bdrm., 1 ba.'on 75'x112'"
shaded lot, $36,000. Assumable mor-
Beachside of Hwy. on 34th St.
Quadraplex each unit has 3 bdrm., 2
-b a ; . . ' . .. . ' :" ' * '* * * i'r
12th St.-2 bdrm.. 1 ba., cath. ceiling,.
jenn-aire, furnished, $45,000.
Beachside 42nd St.-2 bdrm., 1 ba.,
funrisned. $58.500000, financing aval
Beacnside Clrcie Dr -3 oDam 2 ba.
Awiglassed porch. furnished $79:000
Financing available
Hwy. 98 & 24th St.-3 bdrm., 2 ba.
$68,000. " ______
Beachside Circle Dr.-3 bdrm., 2 ba.
brick home, includes all appliances,
fireplace, furnished, only 3 yrs. old.
$84,500. Financing available.
Mobile Home-4th St.-nice sun
porch, walking distance to beach, lot
is 50'x150' $29,500. ,
Mobile Home-Georgia Ave. on nice
lot, only 2 yrs. old, $22,000.
2 story house, 4 bdrm., 2 be. with
great view of gulf dedicated beach,
owner may finance. $110,000:
Beachside 43rd St.-3 bdrm., 2. ba.
across from canal, x. 'stor. bldgs.
Surindeck overlooks Gulf. $79,800
Georgia Ave.-Exoel. , nice
eaghbn o a , aousa,
appli c . e & win-
flow a1,000. .i -.

Cathey P. Hobbs, Realtor Associate
Barbara Sullivan, Associate

*L WANTED misc.______________________________________________________

Director of Nurses needed
for long-term skill care facili-
ty in Port St. Joe. This new,
120-bed nursing center will re-
quire an R.N. with a current
Florida license who is ex-
perienced in geriatric, admin-
istration and long-term care.
Good benefits & salary. Send
resume including compensa-
tion history to: Mrs. Lynn
Lockwood, Vice President of
Operations, Health Enter-
prises of American, 2662
SMahoning Ave., N.W., War-
ren, OH 44482. 2t3/10
Applications are being ac-
cepted by the Gulf County
Senior Citizens Assoc. for the
position of Site Manager-4
hrs. per day, 5 days per week.
The Site Manager will be
responsible for the total pro-
gram at a Nutrition Site for
the elderly. A high school edu-
cation is a basic requirement
with experience in coor-
dinating group activities pre-
ferred. Applications will be
accepted through Friday,
Mar. 18th and may be obtain-
ed from the Gulf County Sen-
ior Citizens Assoc., Ave. D at
Peters St., Port St. Joe. This is
an Equal Opportunity
employer. 2tc 3/10'

Mexico Beach C
Commerce Bake
March 19, 9 a.m. ur
of Mexico Beach G
Come one, come
Curiosity Sale. To
Mar. 19 at 114 Lib
Port St. Joe. Fro
2:00. If raining, cai
, .Two Family '-
anything and e
Something special
Household items
- records, dishes,
toys, books, etc. 2
St., Oak Grove, Sa
Cancelled if rainin

Wanted: Babysil
cleaning or staying
elderly. Call after
day, 229-8933,

jlamber of
Sale, Sat.,
until in front
all, to: A
be held on
erty St., in
m 9:00 till
,ard Sale,

Ben Hur 14: cu.ft. chest
freezer, $100; 3 h.p. Sears air
compressor, 6.5 cfm, 5 yrs.
old, used very little, $200;
80,000 btu gas wall heater w
vent & circulating fan, like
new, $150; 40 gal. gas hot
water heater, like new, $100.
Call 227-1255. Itp
16' boat, motor and trailer.
Also 74 Coronado, cut into
pickup truck, runs good. Call
648-5353. It 3/17
Used Furniture: couch w
matching' chair, recliner,
chair and foot stool to match.
Large round rock maple din-
ing table & 4 chairs. Phone
648-8490. St. Joe Beach.
Gift Items: Crafts, hand-
made ceramics, books of all
kinds, children & adult, cook
books, corsages for special oc-
casions, hair bows. Can be
seen at Linda's, Turkey Ave.,
Howard Creek. 229-6175.
Rest your bones-you can
BUY a gorgeous dresser w/
medicine cabinet mirror &
headboard only $249. Call
227-1515 or 763-5404.
Hard to see that little TV?
Why not Rent-to-Own a 25"
color console w/sculptured
cabinet $17.50 wk. Call 227-1515
or 763-5404.

$150,000.00 inventory must be
CORD, 6000 different craft
items, frames, prints, plar
ques, baskets, dried & silk
flowers, macrame cord & ac-
cessories. SALE DATES:
March 19 thru March 26 --
OPEN 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 P.M.
(904) 875-2918. WHOLESALE

everything. rc V310
for Easter. ." . , 3
,, clothes, . Wedding dress, size 7/8, ex-
what nots, eel. cond., $125; boy's tan 3-pc.
07 Madison suit, worn twice, size 18, $25.
t., Mar. 19. Call 229-6336 after 5:00. tfc 2/24
g. 26' wooden shrimp boat, 120
h.p. Volvo I/O, VHF and CB
* radios, winch, stainless steel
rigging, $5,250. See at Break-
away Lodge, Apalaehicola,
653-8897. 6tp 2/24
198114' Ram Master boat, 60
Citing, house h.p. Mariner with power trim,
ig with the drive-on trailer, Mariner foot
2 p.m. any control trolling motor. 1905
Elizabeth Long Ave. Call 229-8161.
3tp3/17 Two handguns: one 38 S&W
Special, one 357 Magnum; one
clarinet, 1 yr. old, $200; elec.
water heater, $20; loveseat
$35. Call 648-8555. 2tc3/10
ialtor House boat, fully equipped
for summer & winter enjoy-
ment, well built. Has 7 ft.
porch on each end. and 3 ft.
da) walkway all around. Ideal for
fish and/or hunting camp.
ba. nice brick Move it where you please For
adjoining on more information contact
ba., 2 steoy John White, Pot St. Joe.,
$52 000 227-1366. tfc 2/3

Own Your Own Jean-Sports-
wear; Infant-Preteen or
Ladies Apparel Store. Offer-
ing all nationally known brands
such as Jordache, Chic, Lee,
Levi, Vanderbilt, Calvin
Klein, Wrangler, Ship 'n
Shore, Izod, Ocean Pacific and
over 200 other brands. $7,900 to
$14,900 includes Beginning In-
ventory; Round Trip Ticket
for 2-to the Fashion Center; In-
store Training; Fixtures and
Grand Opening Promotions.
Call Mr. Keathley at Prestige
FaShion 501-32948327.

Mobile homes for rent by the
month. Travel trailers for rent
day, week or month (2 day
minimum). Rustic Sands
Campgrounds, 15th St., Mex-
ico Beach. 648-5229.
tfc 3/17
2 bdrm. nice one year old
duplex. On 7th St., Mexico
Beach. Stove & refrig. furnish-
ed. $200 mo. year round. Call
648-5016, after 6 p.m., 648-5070
Camping, mobile home, 2
bdrm. apt. and campers for
rent, day, week or month. On
the gulf, beach or wooded site.
Bill and RIenee Schlickman.
Res. 229-6105.
For carpets cleaned the way
professionals do it-at a frac-
tion of the cost, rent Rinse N
Vac, the portable steam
carpet cleaning system.
Available at Western Auto,
phone 227-1105, 219 Reid Ave.
No need for wet carpets.
Dry clean them with HOST.
Use rooms right away. Rent
machine. St. Joe Furniture.
Room for Rent: by day,
week, month. Air cond., TV.
Thames Hotel. 229-723. 302
Reid Ave. tfc 7-1
Available soon: Commer-
cial building on Reid Ave. For
more information call 229-6374
after 5 p.m. tfc 114

LOST: $50.00 Reward for
1983 boys' class ring lost at
Port St. Joe High School Call
229-8332will identify. ltp 3/17


Opening April 2.

SThe Learning

Woodward Ave.
Port St. Joe
I Phone 229-6303
* Specialized In Pre-School
* Drop-Ins Welcomed
* Hot Meals & Snacks
* Limited Transportation
Glenda Whitfield,
648-8435 or 229-6303

(Formerly Idle Hour)
Betty Heath/Owner
Genie Cox, Stylist
Mae Williams, Stylist
Hair Styling for...
Shaping * Blow Drying
Chemical Control
Wet Sets
Frosting * Tinting
Tues. - Sat.
402 3rd St. - Port St. Joe
tfc 1/20

Reasonable Rates
Call Kelly at
tfc 3/10
Work Guaranteed
Call 229-8924
4tp 3/10

Specializing In Service Work
and Addition Work


411 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe, FL

The Income Tax People

Jacquelyn Quarles
Linda Johnson
Ann Strait



Mon. - Fri. 10:00-5:30 p.m.
Sat. 10:00-12:30 p.m.

Appointments Available at Your Convenience

Psychological Services for
anyone with problems in day-
to-day living. Gulf County
Guidance Clinic, Port St. Joe.
227-1145 (24 hours).

AVON - To Buy or Sell
Call Mrs. L. Z. Henderson
Group Sales Leader

St. Joseph Bay Flowers
& Gifts
319 Reid Ave. Ph: 229-8343
. Port St. Jpe, Florida
If no answer call 229-8964
Jeri Rich Ashcraft, Owner
Hrs.: 9:00-5:00, M, T, Th, F, S
9:00-12:00 Wed.
tfc 1-21
* Carpet ? Upholstery
* Autos
Commercial or Residential
Free Estimates
Locally Owned
Phone 229-6482 or 229-6447
tfc 11-4
Machine Work - Welding
506 First Street
Phone 229-6803
Machinist on Duty All Day
Every Day

408 Reid Ave. 229-6954
Open 7 Days A Week
Mon. - Sat., 7 a.m. -8 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m
Self service or drop-off
tfc 11-18

All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
- Phone 229-8899

Now at

The Star
306 Williams Ave.
229-6380 Joe
227-1794 Terry
tfc 4-29
Air Conditioning - Heating
Refrigeration - Appliance
Parts and Service
Electric - Plumbing -
Appliance Repair
All Brands
Norris Daniels
Phone 229-8416
106 Bellamy Circle
tfc 4-16
Call Louise Varnum

Alcoholics Anonymous
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Sunday, 4:00 P.M., E.S.T.
Tuesday, 8:00 P.M., E.S.T.
Tuesday, 8:00 P.M., E.S.T.
St. James Episcopal Church
Phone 229-8720

Magellan St., St. Joe Beach

* FRESH BREAD 648-5258
White, Brown, Raisin & Cinnamon Raisin
Cinnamon Rolls ......... $1.75 Pkg.

The Sewing Room
,0 ,0 410 A Reid Avenue NO
Port St. Joe, Florida r04o

"Quality Fabrics at Affordable Prices"

18 Yrs. Experience
Ira J. Nichols
319 6th St., Highland View`
Port St. Joe, Florida 3245&
tf< 6-5
Walls, woodwork, and *t-
dows cleaned. Also some yiid
work by experienced husband
and wife. Mr. Sollars. 227-140.

Now Open Mon. - Sat.
9-5, CST
Evening Appointments
Upon Request
Jim Brooks-Barber/Styi"
Sandra Page-Stylist &"
Sculptured Nails
Patty Brown-Owner/Stylist
Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach

Wauneta's r-
Accounting &
Income Tax
220 Reid Ave."
Ph. 229-8536 ;:
HOURS: Monday - Sat..
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Open during noon hour)
Open after 5 p.m. by appt.
wauneta Brewer Pat Hohman
Owner Assistant
(Used to be at 116 Monument)

St Joseph Bay

I Fishing Tackle

306 Reid Avenue
(Interior and Exterior)r ' .
Pressure Cleaning for Grime and Mildew . JOE CUSTO
Call 229-8977 �

Mexico Beach, Fla.

Grand Is'e-3 odrm., 1 'I
nouse ieiSih,ancy apt.
2 nice lot5 79..000
26th St.-3 bdrm., 2
house. iol size 75'. 100

Beachside. 42nd St. Townhouses. 2
bdrm., 2 ba. Newly constructed, 3
units $79,000 ea. Owner finan. avail.
16th'St.-3 bdrm., 2 ba fireplace,
sior hou e. $60,000.
Grana Isle SuDd -.1 Dpadm I Da aim
grapevines inao rees rieurump
Beachs,Oa 39in Sr alm. lerrihc iew
o Gul G i 4 .N Tr. ;.2 a sIil rioui,
$104 000 _
Beachside 34th St.-Stilt house with
great gulf view, $104,000. -
Almost new-24'x56' mobile home to
be moved off lot. 3 bdrm., 2 ba. cen.
fn/a, carpet, stove, refrig. $20,000 with
assumable loan.
3 bdrm., brick home on .85 acres,
$50,000. . -
3rd St. & 3rd Ave.-Duplex, 1 bdrm., 1
ba. ea. or 2 bdrm., 2 ba. home..
$26,500. Good financing.
3rd St. & 4th Ave.-3 bdrm., 1 ba.,
fireplace, fence, $38,00.

Land's LI ing-2 sa house. 3
bdrm., CbI.sA Cla River.
$28,000% _1 _"
Hwy. 71 (Dalkelth), 3 bdrm., 1 ba., ap-
prox. 1 acre, $18,000.
Cochran Landing-Partially finished
4 bdrm. on 2 lots. Good well & septic
tank, $27.500._
108 6th St.-3 bdrm., 'i block from
bay. Fence, barn, fruit trees, $16,000.
2 houses and c.b. stor. bldg. Vz mile
from Intracoastal. $64.000.

Orena Miller, Associate
Rhonda Heath, Realtor Associate

406 7th Street

Custom Matting & Framing of:


OPEN Wed. thru Sat. - 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST
Sunday -- 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. for your convenience
CLOSED Mondays and Tuesdays
Member Professional Picture Framers Assoc.
Pat Bowen, owner 648-8914

4' .,i, , ,

For Sale by Owner-- 1110'Palm Blvd -
Port St. Joe
Call 9041968-5464, Pensacola i1c o30


Sears Catalog Sales


Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue

Large 4 bdrm . 3 ba brick home in excellent neighbor-
" ood Central heat and air Fireplace and many extra
lealures By appointment only

3 bdrm., 1 ba. masonry home with carport on Ig. lot in
good neighborhood. $33,500.00.
Reduced. 3 bdrm, 1 ba. frame dwelling at 110 Duval St.,
Oak Grove Only $7.200 00

221 Reid Ave. 227-1133 Port St Joe
Roy Smith. Associate John Clenney. Associate



648-5777 or 1-800-874-5073 (Outside Florid


* Phone 229-6374

Call and Talk to Us About Get-
ting Your. Furniture Refinished
to Look Like New. We Buy and
Sell Used Furniture.








THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983

Long Avenue Baptist
Church will sponsor its annual
Youth Week beginning Sun-
day, March 20 through Sun-
day, March 27. Youth week is
promoted throughout the Sou-
thern Baptist Convention each
year in March. This year's
theme "A Call to Follow",
Semiphasizes that Jesus calls
His disciples to follow Him.
Youth will take places of
leadership in the church dur-
ing the week and will lead the
- Wednesday evening prayer
:service as well as the Sunday
morning service on March 27.
SYouth leaders for the week
are: Tommy Ford, Music
: Director; Marty Williams,
Deacon Chairman; Ron Nel-
Ssn, Sunday School Director.
Teachers are: Kim Dupree,
Lisa Porter, Paula Ward,
; Randi McClain, Mitch Burke,
Ml"Micael Walding, Jimmy Wal-
. ding, Tommy Williams, Vicki
Barlow, Traci McClain, Tam-
my Roberson, Eva Collier.

Karen Griffin, and Monica
Many activities are planned
for the week. All youth, 7th
through 12th grade are invited
to participate.

Smith Aces

Hole 15
After telling her golfing
companions she wasn't play-
ing too well, Evelyn Smith
swung her driver and watched
the golf ball into the cup at
the Country Club's No. 15 hole
for a hole in one.
This perfect shot was wit-
nessed by Frances Brown,
Sara Patrenos, and Vivian
Hardy. Congratulations, Evel-
Fasten a few spare strands
of yarn onto the back
of a finished needlepoint
project. It may come in
handy for -future repairs.

nu 9800B EAST HIGH

Grana isle 3 barm. 1 ba.: heat pump. 34th St. close tc
,50.000 ' $104,000.
Wpn ST- 2 barm., 1 ba. block house, 39th St. close I;
512.500 $104,000.
1829 Hw, 98 Beacrinon[ i orm.,'2 42nd St., 2 bdrn
pq, house 1720 s I.l $125 000 ' Circle.Dr., 2 hc
* OCircle Dr beachside 3 odrm 2 ba. each $79,000.00
only 3 yrs old. only $85.000 . 42nd St. Townh
3r'd Si Trailer and Ilo. 2 arm, 1 ba. 2 bdrm.. 2V'/zba.
-ony 526.000 41st St.Townho
Arizona Ave., 3 bdrm., 2 ba. only 2 yrs. $49,000 pre-cor
ol0'. $78.000. __ after const. 2 le
Beacn Iront, 2 arrm. 2', ba. (new) '39th St. 1 bdrm
S$82,'000. pre-constructloi
Beach front, 2 bdrm., 2'/a ba. (new) tion.
$125,000.. 43rd St. To
End of 5th St. - large lot & mobile $34,900 eacfi
heme, 2 bdrm., 2 ba. and expand w
rI.garage, $32,500. .
Georgia Ave -2 bdrm., 1 ba. trailer & BEAC
lot, Ag. screen porch & 3 outside
'buildings. $29,000 3rd St.& 4th Av
ings.$29,00lots. $36,000.
*,30tb St. and Hwy. 98, 2 bdrm., 1. ba.,
close to beach, $58,000. 2 bdrm., 2 ba.
'42nd St.,duplex, 2 bdrm, 112 ba. each view -$45,000' -
'Ailde, $125,000. owner financing
'Circle Dr duplex, 2 bdrm., 1 ba. each Hwy. 98. 3 bdrrr
7 side,.$89,500. in the back arei
.28th St. & Hwy. 98 - duplex, 2 bdrm., 1 OVEF
q:a. each side, $55,000 - $10,000
. down. ______. North Long. 3 bc
�23r1 & 24th St. - 3 bdrm., 2 ba. house ' 10 acres.
'can be made Into a duplex, $68,000. Pine St., 3 bdrm.
27th St. - 3 bdrm., 2 bath, reduced, acre of ground,
'$4800. . Canal St., 3 bdr
.1th St. & Hwy. 98- Triplex $150,000 on Intracoasta
TwIth good owner financing, with 7% mortga
-4th St. - 1 bdrm., 1 ba., $37,000. N. Can r.
- 29th St. & Hwy. Duplex, 2 bdrm, 1 be. 4'/ Il
--each side, 20% down, $49,000. Owner ing. (Ca~3
financing. - b 3
29th St. & Hwy.,Duplex, 1 bdrm., 1. ba. . HOWAI
.each side, 20% down, $38,500. Owner 2 lots,2 bdrm.,1
-, financing.
-Grand Isle - 3 bdrm., 1 ba. brick home mobile home, 3
.on 2 lots w 1 bed apt. as added in-
come, $80,000. Deer Ave., I1
:-28th St., 2 bdrm. 1 be. $39,500. $38,000.00. Own

HWAY 98 * P. 0. BOX 1332
BEACH, FL. 32410

o beach 4 bdrm., 2 ba. B.
Gulf Aire
c.eacn 4 bdrm., 2 ba. ba., $76,5
' Townhou
m., 1. ba. brick $58,500. na St.), $
uses, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. Fla. Ae
Sea: .Fla.Ave.
has ex. s
ouses cjose to beach, $32,000,0
. $79,500. Owner fin. DeSota'
uses, 2bdrm., 1/2 ba. ly $43,00C
ast. price - $59,000
ft. Pineda S
., I ba. units, $36,900 only $42
. $37,400 on comple-

. ba.
-- - 311 Duv

e. 3 bdrm., 1. ba. on 3

stucco house w/Gulf,
Hwy. 98. $10,000 down
ig. -
m.,'1 Ba., plus.a duplex
a. $39,500.
drm., 2 ba., Ig. den, on

, 1 ba. brick on nearly
m., 2 ba. house right.
I Canal, $31,500.00
d�m., housee on
r financ-

ba. trailer, $8,700.00.
acre, 2 bdrm., 1 ba.
wells, $23,500.00.
g. 7 bdrm., 2 ba.
ler financing.

Sharks Take 3 Wins; Lose 1

Defeat Carrabelle, Havana In Double-header; Lose to Liberty


New and powerful miracle drugs form the basis for
most of the news we.hear about advances in health
care. But, there are still a great many medicines being
prescribed that have withstood the passage of time.
Penicillin, digitalis, sulfur and ephedrine are just a
few that are frequently prescribed by physicians ...
These drugs, day in and day out, are saving lives,
curing illnesses and alleviating pain. As long as they
are considered effective they will continue to occupy a
prominent place in our prescription laboratory.

with their prescriptions, health needs and other
Pharmacy products. We consider this trust a
privilege and a duty. May we be your personal
family pharmacy?"


S Free Parking - Drive-In Window ;
229-8771 317 Williams Ave. Port St. Joe

M iaMi ainiea

Youth Leading

LABC for Week

Last Thursday evening, the
Sharks rapped 'out 15 hits in
dumping the Carrabelle Green
Devils, 12-3 in the stadium.
The Sharks had two batters

with a perfect day at the plate.
Chris Butts stroked three
singles in three trips to the
plate and Mitch Burke had a
double and a single out of his
two times at bat.

Local Offices Crack Down

Curb Food Stamp Fraud

Recent changes in the Food
Stamp Program are making it
more difficult for persons
receiving food stamps ,to re-
ceive stamps by supplying
fraudulent information.
In an effort to curb fraudu-
lent reporting of income by
persons participating in the
Food Stamp Program, the
Gulf County Food Stamp
Offices located at 224A Reid
Avenue, Port St. Joe, and the
Old Courthouse in Wewahitch-
ka now have access to infor-
mation from the Department
of Labor. Each office is
receiving a monthly listing of
the earned income being re-
ceived by each food stamp
household member, from the
computer which records all
employment in the State. In
addition to earned income, the
list also includes any pay-
ments received from unem-
ployment compensation,
workmen's compensation and
State Retirement.
The information from the
Department of Labor files
does not replace the responsi-

Beach CofC

To Meet
The Mexico Beach Chamber
of Commerce will meet Mon-
day, March 21 for a covered
dish dinner at 6:00 p.m., CST.
The regular business meet-
ing will begin at 7:00 p.m. All
Chamber members are urged
to attend.

648-5011 Sales
* 648-5716 Rentals
* After Hours:
648-8977 or 648-8939

e townhouses, 2 bdrm., 2V1
ise, 3 bdrm be a 1Sanma 'i-
3 bdrm., 2 bae. on 3 g: lots, 1
septic & water. $52,900.00 -
00 mtg a! 9"' a a u'r, a.le
it.r 2 bdrm., 1 ba. on2 lots on-
0;00. Owner financ ng:

al, $35,000.00. 3 bdrm., 2 ba..

LOTS: 2 lots at Palm Blvd. & 18th St.,
$17,500. . ,
522 6th St., 3 bdrm.. 1 ba. $39,900.
104 Yaupon, 3 bdrm.. 2 ba., brick, ap-
prox. 7 yrs: old, $65,000.00.
106 Mimosa. brick, 4 yrs. old, 3 bdrm..
2 ba.. den, $65.000.00 9'/2% mrtg. of
1610 Long Ave., 4 bdrm.. 1 ba. Reduc-
515 8th St., 3 bdrm.. 1 ba. $25.000.00.
619 Marvin Ave., 3 bdrm.. 1'/ ba..
706 Woodward, 4 bdrm., 2 ba..
Long Ave., Duplex, 21d bdrm., 1 ba.
Very Exclusive house, 3 bdrm.,..2 ba.
brick 5 yrs old. $69,000.00.
1912 Juniper Ave., 3 bdrm., 1V 'bea..

ability of Program participants
to report changes to the local
Food Stamp Office, in accord-
ance with Federal Food
Stamp Regulations, Title 7,
Agriculture, Chapter II, Food
and Nutrition Service, Section
273.16(b), and Florida Sta-
tutes, Section 209.325,
The Food Stamp Eligibility
Workers 'refer all discrepan-,
cies to the Overissuance,
Fraud and Recoupment unit.
Administrative Fraud Hear-
ings are currently being held
,in 'Bay and Gulf Counties.
Clients being found guilty of
fraud are being prosecuted.
All food stamp, applicants
have the following responsi-
bilities: The responsibility to
provide accurate, and com-
plete information on your
application and to the certify-
ing worker; The responsibility
to cooperate fully with the
State of Florida and Federal
personnel in a Quality Control
review of your case; The'
responsibility , for reporting
the following changes by
phone, in person or .with a
Change Report form no later
than: 10 days after you know
about the change: changes in
the number of people living
with you,. changes in the
source of income, and the
amount of income if more than
$25 per month, changes injh

FV ,.e




Q. Sometimes my two-year
old's right :eye turns out.
while ' his left eye looks
directly forward., Is he
A. Your son is exhibiting 'a
primary symptom of stra-
bismus,, the technical
term for crossed eyes. By
the age of two, the eyes
should be aligned, so that,
they work as a team. Has
he been ill? Sometimes at
high fever causes a weak-
ness to develop in the mus-
cle coordination which
controls the eye's ability
to "aim". Crossed eyes
are generally not bout-'
- grown, and early treat-
ment prevents vision pro-
blem. Your son should
have a complete op-
tometric eye examination
Q. Are there specific vision
conditions that causes
eyes to cross? ;
A. The most common are:
1. Excessive farsighted-
2. One farsighted and one
nearsighted or normal
eye. (The brain cannot
cope with two such
dissimilar images, and
teaches itself to ignore
the image received
from one eye. The ig-
nored eye begins to
wander out, in or up
and down.)
Q. What is the safest way to
correct crossed eyes?
A. Glasses or vision training,
or a combination of both,
are the safest ways to cor-.
rect strabismus. Surgery
should be considered only
when the other methods
are ineffective.
Presented As A
Public Service by

322 Long Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida

.your address and resulting
shelter costs, changes in re-
sources when the amount
reaches or exceeds $1500, any
change of more than $25 for
deductible medical expenses,
acquisition of a new or used
vehicle. The responsibility not
to sell or give away your food
stamps, and not to use them to
pay credit accounts or private
debts or bills.
1 Penalty Warning: If your
household receives 'food
. stamps and is determined
-guilty of supplying false infor-
mation, or hiding information,
to get or continue to get food
stamps, or misuses- food
stamp coupons, you may be
fined up to $10,000, imprisoned
:up to' five years or both;
barred from. the food stamp
program for three months to
two years; and prosecuted
under other applicable federal'


Notice Is hereby given that the City
Commission of the City of Port St. Joe,
Florida, will consider a variance to the
'Zorng Orodinance ot Inh Cil, as allows:;
By allowing Building of a car cort onr
LOI 8. Block 121 Ci eoi Port SI Joe,
within 9 feet of the property line.
The City will consider said variance, at
Its regular meeting on April 5,1983; at the
City Commission meeting room at 8:00
All inlerele d parIcl are Inviled 10 al.
tend 3nd 1b heard
isl L A Faiis,n . 'r
Cily AuOiloriCierk 2 17r

Persons w lining to file as candidates
in the City ol Port Sl j-Be election to Doe
held May 10 1983. tor me lollwiing ,il.
lice; mut rao 0 . on or oeio'e Apio n 0r .
1983. , '
Commissioner, Grou I .
Commissioner, Group II
Forms o, tniling are avaniable in he Cliy'
Cler ; OlliCe. Municipal Building Pori
St. ipe, Florida. , '
By: Is/ L. A. Farris, City Auditor/Clerk
5t 3117.
Absentee Ballots for the Regular Elec-
tion to be held May 10, 1983, may be re-
quested in person, by mall or by
telephone at the City Clerk's Office, Port
St Joe, Florida, if you come within the
purview' of the definition, of an "absent
elector". Absentee Ballots will be mailed, .
delivered or may be voted In person as
soon as Ballots are printed Immediately
following Candidatle Quaiilcallon
Deadline which is April 20. 1983 II lhera
is a Run-Off Election, Absentee Ballots
may be requested beginning May 11,
1983. Completed Absentee.Ballots must
be received in the City Clerk's Office by
7:00 P.M., E.D.T., May 10, 1983, for the
Regular Election and by 7:00 P.M., E.D.T.,
May 24, 1983, If there Is a Run-Off Elec-
By: s/ L. A. FARRIS, City Auditor/Clerk

Plaintiff, , ,
vs. . ' " ' ' ,
Case No. 83/18
Notice Is hereby given, pursuant*to a
Final Judgment dated the 14th day of
March, 1983, in the above-styled cause, I
will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse In Port' St. Joe, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. (Eastern) ' on the 4th day. of
April, 1983, the following described pro-
perty, In Gulf County, Florida, as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to-wit:
Commence at Northeast Corner of
Mary L. Loftin Lot on the West side
of State Highway 71, and thence run
Northwesterly along said Highway
for 175 ft.. thence run Southwesterly
for'200 ft. which point is 122 ft. Nor- .
thwesterly from the Loftin line on the
. South Line of this lot of land. thence
run Southwesterly paralleling
highway for 122 ft., thence run Nor-
theasterly along Loftin Line to the
point of beginning. Said lot of land
lying and being in Section 24,
Township 4 South. Range 10 West,
Gulf County. Florida.
DATED this 14th day of March. 1983.
Clerk of the Circuilt Court.
By: Is/ Tonya Knox. Deputy Clerk

Port St. Joe's Sharks took
three out of a set of four
baseball games last week end,
including a 23-9 drubbing of
Havana on one end of a double
header Saturday afternoon.

Carrabelle managed only
two hits off winning pitcher,
Tony Beard which they added
to two Shark errors for their
three runs.
Port' St. Joe picked up four
runs in the first inning, two in
the second and sealed their
win with an eight run third
inning. Carrabelle scored in
the third and fourth.

The Sharks only loss of the
week came to the strong
Liberty County team Friday
afternoon. Liberty, who is
whipping everything which
walks on the field, this year,
collected 14 hits off Chris
Butts and Mitch Burke and
worked them for 11 runs to
blank the Sharks, 11-0.
Ross tossed a one-hitter for
the Bulldogs, a single by
David Beardon.
Mitch Burke was the start-
ing and losing pitcher, with a
record now of 0-2. Burke gave'
up four runs off five hits, four
walks and three strike-outs in
five innings, before giving
way to Butts who came on in,
relief in the fifth. Butts gave
up nine hits, allowed four
walks, seven runs and had one.
strike-out .
The game was 1-0, Bulldogs,
until that fateful fifth, when
Burke lost his stuff and the
Bulldogs worked he and Butts
for four runs before the'inning
was over. Librty County
picked up three more runs
each in the sixth and seventh
innings. .

'In the first game Saturday,
the Sharks and Havana were
tied, 7-7 at .the end of seven

errors again, but this game,
they collected 14 hits and put
them with five Havana errors
to gain the win.
Stacey Strickland, a fresh-
man, was the winning pitcher
for the Sharks, going. four
innings before being relieved
by Burke in the fourth inning.
Burke struck out the last three
men he faced.
The Sharks really jumped
on the Havana pitching in the
second inning, when they put
10 runs on the board, including
Burke's three run homer. The
Sharks went on to score four
more, runs in the third inning
and seven in the fourth.
The game was ended after
five, inning, because, of the
10-run rule.
Havana, who had a 5-2 lead
after the first inning, commit-
ted seven errors >in the game.

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March 19th. All boys and girls
who want to play must sign up
at the Athletic House, between
the hours of 9:30 to 5:30. Fee is
$15.0Q per child, $10.00 for each
additional child. Any new
player or a player who was not'
signed up in this league last
year must have birth certifi-
cation with them at the time.
they sign up.
Try Outs for any new player
*or any player on the Draft
Roster will be held March 21
and 22, at 5:00 P.M. each day,

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ball fields between 81h Street
and 10th Street.
Dixie Youth baseball is for
children ages 8-14, and con-
sists of three leagues: Minor,
Major, and Pony League.

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In the extra inning, Paul
Davidson singled with one
man out. Richard Ramsey
singled and Davidson made it
all the way to third, then
scored on an attempt to pick
him off at third which ended
up as a wild, throw into left
field, to win the game.'
The Sharks were behind one
run going into the' 'seventh,
when Brad Bowen walked
with 'one out. Tony Beard
singled and Bowen moved to
third. David Beardon walked
to load the bases' and Mitch
Burke hit a fly to center field,
sacrificing ,Bowen across
.home plate with the tie run.
David Beardon started on
the mound fpr the Sharks but
was shelled in the first inning.
Tony Beard came on in relief
arid took the win. Bea don
gave up four walks, on hit,
and four runs. Beard gave up
four walks, three runs, six hits
and struck out 12. w
Paul Davidson was the
leading hitter for the game,
with'three hits for five at bats.
Both the Sharks and Havana
committed five errors' in the

In the secOnd game, Mitch
Burke storked four hits for
five trips to the plate -- one of
Them a three run homer -
Chris Butts and Jeffrey Clay-
ton each had two hits for two
trips to the plate as the Sharks
caught up on their hitting to
defeat Havana 23-9 in the
second game- of a double
The Sharks committed five

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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983 PAGE NINE

Judge Rules In duPont Case

Belin, Coldewey, Thornton Allowed to Stay As Trustees
. ' ' * *' * /* * . **'* ',

Crippled children and the elderly in
Delaware and Florida are due almost $5
million because assets of the Alfred I.
duPont Trust were under-valued in 1980, a
state circuit judge has ruled. :
However, Judge Lawrence D. Fay said
Monday that three trustees sued by the two
states for alleged conflict of interest may"
continue to direct affairs of the trust
established by the late industrialist-financier.
Fay's ruling came in a suit filed by both
states contesting the way money from the
trust was distributed. The suit asked that J. C.,
Belin, W. L. Thornton and T. S. Coldewey be

removed as trustees.
Fay said any potential conflict of interest
involving the three has not been detrimental
to the old people and handicapped children
the trust was meant to serve.
A defense attorney said 'rst of the $5.
million ordered by Fay already-had been
paid. But an attorney representing Delaware
said the ruling nevertheless would have an
effect in the future.
'The duPont trust must pay all of its
income or .three' percent of its assets each
year to the Nemours Foundation, which
operates a children's hospital and a clinic for
the elderly in Wilmington. Del.. and a

children's hospital in Jacksonville.
Fay set the value of the trust as of
December 31, 1980, at $805,290,384, or
$165,294,800 more than the trustees claimed.
,Delaware and Florida had claimed the estate
was worth about $1 billion,.
The judge said that to satisfy stipulations
of a 1980 settlement on the manner the trust
should be administered, the trust mujst pay
three percent of the difference between his
evaluation and the trustees' - or $4,958,844 -
to the Nemours Foundation.
Defense attorney Fred.H. Kent, Jr., said
that in 1980, income from the trust was. about
3.5 percent of its total value, leaving only

about $1.5 million to be paid.
"We're delighted," Kent said. "We had
already paid most of that - all of the
DuPont, a member of the Delaware
manufacturing family who had moved to
Florida, died in Jacksonville in 1935, leaving
an estate with a value estimated as high as
$40 million.
The estate owns and operates St. Joe
Paper Company, St. Joe Container, St. Joseph
Telephone and Telegraph Company and
Apalachicola Northern Railroad Company,
all here in Port St.. Joe.

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S; The. Gulf County School
Board has taken a favorable
look at joining forces with 14
other counties to lobby, for a
more equitable funding of
small districts from state
Meeting last week in. their
meeting room in .the Court-
house, the Board is taking
the action under serious con-
sideration in order to protect
themselves from a continuous-
eroding of state funds ,-
especially state funds' coming
to smaller counties. Gulf
County was one of many
counties which saw a drastic
and sizeable reduction in state
Funds this school year after a
budget had been drawn up and
spending patterns set. "If we
hadn't instituted some cuts in
expenditures last year and
already reduced our forces
considerably, we would have
been in real trouble this year,
just like many other small
school districts have been",
Superintendent Walter Wilder
Funds are distributed from
the state's 'education fund.
based on' a formula which
includes cost of living, student
load, daily attendance and
statewide population. "The
formula costs small counties'
an equal share of funds many
lihmei"Wilder aid. "We hope
our efforts will be successful
in doing something about
� this."

The School Board has tabled
plans to continue the board's
plans to complete a new
Wewahitchka 'Elementary
School complex. A part of the
plan was completed late last
year and occupied early this
calendar year, but continuing
the plans has been shelved for
the time being.
The school construction
plans were placed on the back
burner because the county
would not have enough state
generated capital outlay funds
to do the complete project at
this time. "It would mean
levying some local taxes spe-
cifically for this. project",
Wilder said, "and with our tax
base as it presently is, we
can't just tack on a mill or two
for construction without hit-
ting a "w people real hard.
SOu.-'new $25,000 homestead
exemption has worked a hard-
shbp with us in this respect. In
the past we coulil tack on a
mill or two and maybe cost a
tax-payer six or seven dollars
a year. Now, if we tack on a

mill for any reason, the people
paying taxes feel it to the tune
of $75;00 to $100.00. That
makes a difference."
The Board will spend tte
construction delay time taking
a closer' look at available
finances for the project.,
The School Board has gone
into the roofing business in a-
small way.
The Board has purchased
- equipment to apply-spray-on
roofing material and plans to
use its maintenance force to

do the district's i
According to
tion on the new

roofing work. broader base an
the informa- the roofing expert
system, the four counties:

Board can do its roofing work
for about a third the amount it
was costing to hire roofers.
"We'll pay for the roofing
machine in just a-short time
through savings", Wilder
The Board is also making
overtures to Bay, Calhoun and
Jackson counties to join with�
the Gulf Coufity district: in
utilizing the roofing machine,
to spread its expense over a,

d further cut
iditures of all

We wish to express our
appreciation and thanks for
the many flowers, food, and-
prayers during the time of our
father's death. It will always
be remembered.
Children of
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PAGE TEN THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983

Trip to New Mexico Top Prize for Area Science Fair

The Naval Coastal Systems
* Center's gymnasium will be-
come an exhibit hall this week
for some 180 students from
B . ay, Calhoun, Gulf, Jackson,
SHolmes and Washington coun-
ties who will be competing in
the Three Rivers Science and
Engineering Fair and Talent
Search on Thursday and Fri-
day,. March 17-18.
This marks the 18th con-
se(utive year NCSC has been

host for the regional fair.
According to Bruce Dzadek,
director, students may begin
setting up their exhibits at 8
a.m. Thursday and must have
them in place by noon. Be-
tween 1 and 5:30 p.m. Thurs-
day, judges will select the top
performers for further compe-
tition at state and internation-
al level.
The fair will be open to the

public from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3
p.m. Friday. The public is
cordially invited and request-,
ed to use the Thomas Drive
entrance to NCSC where signs
will direct them to the site.
Fair monitors will be on hand
during open house to assist the
public and to determine which
projects receive the most
attention for the "Show stop-
per" award.

The awards ceremony is set
for 1:30 p.m. Friday.
Students will be vying for an
impressive list of prizes and.
awards in the tough regional
event. An all-expenses-paid,
seven-day trip to the 34th
International Science and En-
gineering Fair at Albuquer-
que, N.M., May 8-14, heads the
lineup. The trip goes to the
grand prize winner in senior

Time Is Well Spent In

.Preparing Flower Beds

- County Extension Director
� The time spent, preparing
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.1f you are to be successful with
, annual flowers. Flower beds
'should be spaded or tilled at
.least six inches deep several
�. weeks before planting. Flori-
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.: eds will increase the nutrient
.&nd Water retention of these
:soils. Organic materials such
as leaf mold or peat should be

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Garden soils especially in-


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frequently infertile. Flower
beds should be fertilized prior
to planting or at planting time
and repeated on a monthly
basis. Apply 8-8-8 or a similar
complete fertilizer at the rate'
of two pounds per 100 square
feet of bed area. Controlled
release fertilizers are ideal for
Florida's sandy soils. Plants
usually grow much better with
a continuous nutrient supply
and labor is reduced since
controlled release fertilizer
application frequency is less
than for rapid release fertili-
zers. Controlled release fertili-
zers can be incorporated
uniformly throughout the soil
before planting and applied on.
the soil surface of established
Annuals purchased in com-
partmentalized plastic flats
usually have pot bound root
systems. If planted intact, the
root system will be slow to
establish in the surrounding
soil and plants wilt suffer
moisture stress. A preferred,
method is to loosen and
untangle the root system
without breaking the soil ball.
Plants recover rapidly and
establish quickly. Tall and
spindly plants should be prun-
ed to half their original size to
produce more attractive
plants with more flowers.
Weeds should be controlled
either by hand, weeding or
mulching. Black plastic mAl-
"ches should never be used
except when a layer of organic
mulch (woodchips, pine bark,
etc.) is added on top of the
black plastic mutchers. The
addition of organic .matter
over the plastic reduces heat
absorption and masks the
artificial appearance of black
Mulching materials should
not come in contact with'plant
stems. The high moisture
environment created by mul-
ch increases the chances of
stem rot which can result in
plant death. Some annuals
such as petunias develop
yellow leaves chlorosisis)

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Monday, March 21
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tossed salad, green beans,
buttered rolls, milk.
Tuesday, March 22
Chicken, turnip greens,
sweet potatoes, cornbread,
Wednesday, March 23
Tacos, orange half, buttered
corn,. cookies, milk..
Thursday, March 24
Beef stew, sliced peaches,
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cookies, milk.
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division c competition. The
grand prize winner also gets a
.$100 check, an engraved pla-
que and medal, a purple
rosette, a certificate of ac-
hievement and an engraved
plaque for his or her school.
First runner up in senior
division gets a $75 check,
engraved medal, blue rosette
and certificate of achieve-
Grand prize winner in junior
division gets a $75 check,
engraved plaque for the stu-
dent and one for the school,

engraved medal, purple roset-
te and certificate of achieve-
Besides first, second and
third place overall winners in
both senior' and junior divi-
sions, three place awards in 12
different categories of compe-
tition will be presented. .
Some 25 categories of spe.-
cial awards offered by health
organizations, private indus-
try, professional societies and
other groups await top per-
formers in the regional com-

High School

Honor Roll

,when mulched with cypress or
pine bark mulches. This condi- -St d
tion is not due to a nitrogen tu en t
deficiency and cannot be
corrected by the addition of Edwin G. Williams, Princi-
fertilizers. pal, Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
Annual flowers require School, releases the Honor
more maintenance than most Roll for the fifth six weeks.
other landscape plants. How- ALL A's
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life to a landscape which more LuLuzerne, Lisa Mahlkov.
than justifies the additional Eighth .grade: Roger Ben-
maintenance. nett, David Staab, Nancy
D evelopm ent Ninth grade: Martin Perry,
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Group After

The Gulf County Communi-
ty Development Corporation,
a non profit organization, is
sponsoring a membership
Membership in the organi-
zation' is voluntary, and re-
quires no joining fee. -
Preparation for 'electing of-
ficers for 'the ensuing year is
now being made, and the
group is interested in mem-e
bers who would agree to serve
as Board members.
The Corporation's first pro-,
ject was the weatherization of
homes in the Gulf County,
The Corporationis'presently
sponsoring a Computer Train-'
ing Program. ..
Anyone interested in becom-
ing a member of the Corpora-
tion: may do so by contacting
Mrs. Emogene Hopps at 229-
8708 or Mrs. Cleo J. Bess at
227-1722. '

Big Ten.

Club Sets

New Rules
The Board of Directors of
the Big Ten Club held a
meeting on February 13, at
3:00 P.M. The meeting was
held concerning discipline as
far as the club is concerned.
The Board agreed they must
have discipline. They feel that
Amos Pittman should have the
jurisdiction to terminate any-
one who does not abide by the
by-laws of the club. For
example: No fighting on the
premises; Destruction of pro-
perty; Usage of illegal drugs
while on premises; Must have
a membership card.
The club made a fifty dollar
contribution to the Masonic
Lodge No. 460 to go into the
Christmas fund for Christmas
fruit for. the kids. Also, the
club made a three hundred
fifty dollar contribution to the
Presidential Classroom for
Cassandra Thomas.
North Port St. Joe supports
the Big Ten Club.

Ferry Gets

Home from

Pacific Area
Navy Electrician's Mate 1st
Class Roger A. Ferry, son of
Carlton C. and Betty K. 'Ferry
of Route 1, Wewahitchka, has
returned from a deployment
to the Western Pacific and
Indian Oceans.
He is a crewmember aboard
the landing.platform dock ship
USS Ogden, homeported in
San Diego.
During the deployment, the
Ogden participated in several
training exercises with other
Seventh Fleet Ships and those
of allied nations. Major exer-
cises included "Valiant Usher
83-2-3" off the coasts of
western Australia, Somalia,
and East Africa; and "Jade
Tiger" in the Gulf of Oman.
Port visits were made to the
Philippines, Singapore, Hong
Kong, Japan, Autstralia, and
The Ogden is 570 feet long
and carries a crew of 473.

Twelfth, grade: Stu Ed-
wards, Bernice Johnson, Mar-
ty Neel, Towan Peters, Cyn-
thia Rogers.
ALL A's and B's
Seventh grade: Sherry
Creel, David Paul Lowery,
Raelene McCoy,, LaSagna


To Head Up

Beach VFD
The ladies' auxiliary of the
Mexico Beach Volunteer Fire
Department met in, the Fire-
Hall on Thursday, March 3.
Norma Hall and Doris Kim-
mell,' of the nominating corn-
mittee, reported. The slate of
officers presented: Jean Hea-
thcock, president; Jane Mah-
ler, " vice president;,. 'Doris
Kimmell, secretary; Hazel
Harris, treasurer; Rella Wex-
ler, publicity; Arlene McCul-
lough and Norma Hall, liaison
officers; were accepted by
those in attendance for the
year 1983-1984. These officers
will be installed during the
April 7th meeting, at 7 P.M.
Central Time.
Landscaping suggestions
for the outside of the fire-town
hall were presented by the Sea
Oats and Dunes Garden Club
committee, and it is expected
that the auxiliary will act on
these suggestions in the near
New auxiliary member,
Lessie Kraft, was welcomed
into the group. New members
and regular members are
needed to help with the booth
which the Auxiliary is to
operate at the Ling Ding
Festival on Saturday, May 21.
The welcome mat is out, and
all members, as well as
visitors, Lare urged to attend
the next 'meeting on' April 7,
in the Fire-Town Hall on 14th


Clinic Gives

Its Thanks
The Board of Directors of
the Gulf County Guidance
Clinic, Inc. wishes to publicly
express appreciation to, the
following churches, organiza-
tions, and businesses for their
recent contributions to the
Clinic: Church of God in
Christ, St. Joseph's Catholic
Church, St. Joseph's Catholic
Church Altar Society, Wewa-
hitchka State Bank, Florida
Power Corporation, Florida
Frist National Bank at Port
St. Joe, St. Joe Paper Com-
pany, The Alfred I. duPont
Foundation, and the Port St.
Joe Lions Club. These gener-
ous donations will assist the
Clinic in helping others.
The Guidance Clinic is a
private non-profit agency es-
tablished to meet the mental
health needs of the local
community. Without regular
financial support, the Clinic
cannot operate. Much more
support is needed. Businesses,
service organizations, church-
es, and individuals are urged
to offer contributions at any
The points farthest apart
in the United States are
Log Point, Elliot Key, Flori-.
da; and Kure Island, Hawaii.

s Told

Quinn, Doris Sander, Melissa
,K. Watson.
.Eighth grade: LaDonna
Boykin, Pamela Cotter, Deb-
bie Davis, Kimberly Enfin-
ger, April Fadio, Lisa Hand-
ley, Teresa Jones, Robert
Mims, Paul Nedley, Laura
Van Pieterson, Carl White.
Ninth grade: Naomi Aman,
Teresa Cozart, Lisa Dawn
Grace, Herman Jones III,
Charles Brett Kelly, Sandra
King, Curtis Ray.
Varying ; Exceptionalities:
Terrance Farmer, VE 8;
Christopher McCloud, VE 8.
Tenth grade: Julie Allen,
Angel Barbee, Karen Bolden,
Curey Cadwell, Luana Fer-
nandez, Lisa Jones, Sherry
Minger, Kyle Pippin, Letha
Price, Diana Russ, Paula
Ward, Lesley Wilder.
Eleventh grade: Rhonda
Kemp, Tony King, Marcie
Stoutamire, Robert Taylor,
Melissa .Wood.
Twelfth grade: Kim Du-
pree, Patrick Howard, Kelly
Johnson, Tres Parker, Tanya
Pippin, Donna Powell, Rosa
Watkins, Charles Wood.
Varying Exceptionalities:
Michael Parson, VE 10; Mi-
chael Quinn, VE 10.

Judges will select up to 42 of
the best entries for competi-
tion in the Florida State
Science and Engineering Fair
in Fort Lauderdale April 13-15.
Students certified for state
competition also may compete
for scholarships to some 30
colleges and universities.
Up to 43 designated winners
in the Three Rivers competi-
tion will be selected for
competition in the Four "E"

Conference Science Fair to/be
held at Chipola Junior College
April 11-16. The state-wide
competition is ,part of Chi-
pola's week-long conference
on energy and rural economic
development. Dzadek said this
new level of competition will
give students additional expo-
sure and the opportunity to
have their work judged again
by professional scientists and

The First.
Pentecostal Holiness Church

Invites You to Worship with Them
Ernest A. Barr, Pastor
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THE STAR, Port St. Joe, Fla. THURSDAY, MAR. 17, 1983

' The Board of County Com-
mission of Gulf County, Flori-
da, met February 22, 1983 in
regular session with the fol-
lowing members present:
Chairman William R. Branch,
Douglas C. Birmingham, Jim-
-my O0. Gortman, Eldridge
Money, and Everett Owens,
Jr. Others present were:
Mosquito Control Director
Doug Kent, Attorney William
J. Rish, Clerk Jerry Gates,
-Deputy Clerk Maurell Cum-
bie, and Sheriff Ken Murphy.
. Comm. Gortman opened the
meeting with prayer and led
the pledge of allegiance to the
Upon motion by Comm.
Gortman, second by Comm.
:Owens, and unanimous vote,
the Board approved the mi-
nutes of February 8, 1983.
The Chairman announced,
]< pursuant to advertisement, a
', public hearing would be held
at this date and time to
consider an ordinance grant-
ing Material Transfer Com-
* pany a ten year ad valorem
-'tax exemption. The Property
: Appraiser presented a report'
. on the projected fiscal impact
-of tax losses for the-ten year
period. The Attorney then
read aloud the advertised
. ordinance. After public com-
ment, Comm. Money moved
the Board table this matter
and hold a second and final
public hearing on March 8,
1983. Comm. Owens seconded
the motion and it passed
Al Ray requested the Board
close the north portion of
Hunter Street, between Duval
Street and the dead end of
Hunter Street, in Oak Grove.
After discussion,- Comm'.
Birmingham moved the Board
-advertise a public hearing to
consider closing this portion of
-Hunter Street. Comm. Money
seconded the motion ,and it
passed unanimously.
Dave Watkids, Apalachee
Rgional Planning Council. re-

TRY us

ported. on' an Apalachicola
River Oil Spill Study and
Public Response Plan and
requested the Board's permis-
sion for the council to hold
public workshop meetings to
get public input before the
BoaA'd considers adoption of
this plan. The Board agreed.
Dave . Watkins, Apalachee
Regional Planning Council,
reviewed Florida's implemen-
tation of the Job Training
Partnership Act and the confi-
guration of Service Delivery
Areas, each Service Delivery
Area to operate a Job Training
Program for a population of at
least 200,000. The Chairman
said the Board would study
this and make a decision at a
later date. Clerk Gates re-
ported the Board received a
letter today from Bay County
requesting Gulf County join
them. in forming a Service
Delivery Area and inviting the
Board to an information meet-
ing on the Job Training
Program Act, at Gulf Coast
-ommunity College at 10:00
a.m., February 23, 1983.
At the Chairman's request,
Dave Watkins, Apalachee
Regional Planning Council,
reported on the attempt to
obtain the Lighthouse Pro-
perty from the federal govern-
Chairman Branch stated
that due to health problems
Inez Cumbie could not be
present and she requested he
present the Board a. tax
statement she received today
in the amount of $131.49 on
Parcel No. 671.010. Chairman
Branch said Mrs. Cumbie is
protesting this, tax statement
since this is a change by the
Property Appraiser from the
approved tax roll, which lists
this parcel as exempt; After
discussion by Mrs. Cumbie's
husband, Emory Cumbie, and
the Property Appraiser Joyce
Williams, the Chairman asked
the Attorney for advice on this
matter. The Attorney stated-

this property should not be
split oat and reassessed, but
should remain as one parcel
which is homestead exempt.
Attorney Rish also suggested
the Property Appraiser send
-written notification of this to
Mrs. Cumbie. The Chairman
said the Board would look into
this further if needed.
Clerk Gates presented an
invoice, from Pinch-A-Penny,
in the amount of $4,623.71, for
ceiling fans installed in the
Courthouse. The Chairman
reported many of the ceiling
tiles damaged during installa-'
tion had not yet been repaired
and Courthouse Maintenance
Superintendent Charlie Pres-
ley had submitted a list of
these for the Board. Comm.
Gortman moved the Board
withhold payment of this
invoice until all ceiling tiles
are replaced, subject to Mr.
Presley's approval that work
is satisfactorily completed.
Comm. Birmingham seconded
the motion and it passed
Upon rhotion by Comm.
Birmingham, second by
Comm. Gortman, and unani-
mous vote, the Board ap-
proved an invoice from the
Chamber of Commerce for
advertising (1983), in the
amount of $600.00.
The Clerk presented a letter
from Gulf Coast Community.
College inviting the Board to
attend an educational seminar
on disposal of garbage on
February 24, from 8:30 a.m.-
12:00 p.m., in the Language
Arts Room of Gulf Coast
Community College. Comm.
Owens requested Mosquito
Control Director Kent attend.
Upon motion by Comm.
Birmingham, second by
Comm. Money, and unani-
mous vote, the Board adopted
Resolution No. 83-1, which
would oppose the transfer of
jurisdiction from Dead Lakes
Water Management District
to the Northwest Florida
Water Management District
regarding Dead Lakes and
opposes the abolishing of the
Dead Lakes Water Manage-
ment District: that the local
legislative delegation consist-
ing of the Honorable Dempsey
J. Barron and the Honorable
James Harold Thompson, be
and they are hereby requested
to . oppose any legislation
which would abolish the Dead
Lakes Water' Management
District and transfer such
jurisdiction to the Northwest
Florida Water Management
Dl$trict>. ' "
,*Comm. Birmingham re-
quested the Board mail Gulf
County's legislative delega-
tion a copy of Resolution 82-5
(Requests Department of Na-
tural Resources grant no


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further private leases of bot-
tom lands for oystering pur-
poses within Gulf County) and
Resolution 82-29 (Requests
Department of Natural Re-
sources to close St. Joseph
Bay to dragging for. scallops
during the entire year) so they
can take appropriate action
during the upcoming legisla-
tive session.. The Board
After discussion with the
Attorney concerning an indi-
gent hospital bill for Edward
Atkinson, Comm. Birming-
ham requested the Clerk write
Bay Medical Center that Gulf
County has no funds available
to pay for hospital bills for
indigents. The Board agreed.,
. Comm. Money reported on a
complaint from Mrs. Miller of
Miller's Bait and Tackle,
.Wewahitchka, concerning the
Department of Transporta-
tion's repaying of State Road
71. Comm. Money stated Bud-'
dy Gay had also contacted him
complaining about the drop off
from the pavement on State
Road 71 at his driveway and
asked the Clerk to write the,
Department of Transportation
requesting they correct this as,
soon as possible.
Comm. Money reported that
Architect Charles A. Gaskin
would submit two proposals on
the proposed addition to the
St. Joe Ambulance. Building.
Comm. Money discussed vari-
ous methods of construction
that would be less expensive
than others. The Chairman
requested Comm. Money con-
tinue investigating this.
Mosquito Control Director
Doug -Kent informed the
Board the St. Joe Telephone
and Telegraph Company had
applied for the following utili-
ty permits, and were request-
ing a variance on each of.
which he recommended ap-.
proval: Utility Permits, No.
83-3, 30-A & 30-B; Utility
Permits No. 83-4, Wetappo
Estates Road; Utility Permits
No. 83-5, C-30E. Comm. Gort-
man moved the Board ap-
prove the variances' and the.
permits. Comm. Birmingham
seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.
Mosquito Control Director
Kent reported an existing
concrete slab had been un-
covered at the Indian Pass
Boat Ramp Site, which was in,
good condition and met all
present contract specifica-
tions. Mr. Kent said the
contractor agreed to use this
slab and reduce the total
contract price by $2,800.00.
Comm. Owens moved the
Board approve a change order
to be issued by the contractor
in this amount. Comm. Money
seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.
Upon Comm. Money's re-
quest, Mosquito Control Direc-
tor Kent reported on the
Surplus Cheese Program.
After Attorney Rish's re-
port,. Comm. . Birmingham
moved the Board advertise for
public 'hearings to consider
amendment of the Board's
Subdivision Ordinance No.
75-3 to be, held March 22 and
April 12, 1983. Comm. Owens
seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.
The Attorney reported the
Chairman had requested he
prepare a letter to U.S.
Congressman Don Fuqua re-
questing his assistance in
helping the Board obtain the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Site on the Gulf County Canal
in White City. Upon motion by
Comm. Birmingham,. second
by Comm. Gortman, and
unanimous Vote, the Board
approved the letter.
. Chairman Branch reported
on a property owner's request
for the County to pay part of
the cost of culverts (2 cul-
verts) that need to be installed
on . Americus Avenue, in St.
Joe Beach. After discussion,
the Board agreed to follow
their present policy regard-
less of the size and amount of
pipe needed, which is, the
owner pays the cost of the
culvert and the County installs
the culvert free of charge.
The Clerk reported the
Cities of Wewahitchka and
Ward Ridge had replied to the
Board's letter concerning set-
ting a county-wide building
inspection district.
Chairman Branch asked the
Attorney if he had prepared a
resolution opposing unneces-
sary autopsies. The Attorney
reported he is presently work-
ing on drafting the resolution.
Comm. Gortman stated at
the request of the Building
Inspector DeWayne Manuel
he moved the Building Inspec-
tor pay for his telephone bill
and travel expense with the
Board capping his fees at
$1,310.00 per month, instead of
$1,000.00. Comm. Birmingham
seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.
Chairman Branch requested
the Board set the road paving
list for the Road Department.
Comm. Birmingham moved
the Board table this matter

until the next meeting and
Comm. Gortmanl seconded the
motion. Upon vote, the motion
failed with Comm. Birming-
ham and Gortman voting yes
and Comm. Owens, Money,
and the Chairman voting no.
Comm. Gortman then moved
Crocklin Landing Road be
made the number one priority
on the Road Department
paving list. Comm. Birming-

Faith Christian School Honor Roll

Minutes ... Gulf County Commission

Page, Joseph Price, David ley, Michael Hammond, Den- Mark Presnell.
Oakley, Bill Wyatt. nis McCloud. Grade six: DeWanna David-
Grade two: Craig Pate, son, Judson Pollock.
Jarred Nolen, Bert Cain, Grade four: Cheyenne God- Grade seven: Brian Peiffer.
Latoya Lewis, George frey, Deby Monteiro, Kevin Grade eight: Darryl David-
Thomas. Peiffer. son, Tommy Ford, Howard
Grade three: Tanicia Brant- Grade five: Tyler Ford, Richards.,

Boosters Sponsor Tourney

Faith Christian School an-
nounces th "'-onor Roll for the
fourth six weeks grading
period. I
Grade one: Brant Bizek,
Bryan Butts, Kimberly Co-
oper, Anita Davis, Julie John-
son, Rusty Minger, Eric Mon-
teiro, Traci Peiffer, Johna-
than Thursby.
Grade three: Shannon Cain,
Chris Parker, Dana Swatts.
Grade four: Christy Smith.
Grade five: John Parker,
Jeff Richards, Brad Thursby.
Grade eight: Lee Parker,
Robert Quarles.
ALL A's and B's
Grade one: Joey Bless,
Christal Hall," Kelli Kenning-
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ham seconded the motion.
After discussion, Comm.
Birmingham: withdrew his
second and Comm. Gortman
withdrew his motion. The
Chairman then tabled this
matter until a later date.
The Board discussed a letter
from the State Fire Marshall
concerning items in the Gulf
County Jail noted to be in
violation of the State Fire
-Marshall Rules -and to be
corrected by August 1, 1983.
The Sheriff reported that a
few of these things could be
corrected easily, however, the
majority of the corrections
requested would require con-
-struction of a new jail. The
Chairman stated the Board
would reply to this letter after
Courthouse Maintenance Su-
perintendent Charlie. Presley
repaired those items which we
Upon motion by Comm.
Money, second by Comm.
Owens, andunanimous vote,
the Board adopted the follow-
ing Resolution No. 83-2, peti-
tioning the local state legisla-
tive delegation to present an
amendment to S200.001 (8) (g)Y
Florida Statutes for consi-
deration in the 1983 Legisla-
tive Session.
I Chairman Branch requested
the Clerk write the Division of
Forestry requesting thd Board
be put on the waiting list for
the next available tank truck
(2,000 gallon-long wheel base)
to be used by the White City
Fire Department.
Comm. Money reported
Vickie Abrams, Director, Gulf
County Association of Retard-
. ed Citizens, had requested the
County's permission for. re-
tarded citizens to do yard
work (mowing, edging, weed-
ing, etc.) at the Port St. Joe
Health Department as part of
the Association's training pro-
ject. The Board agreed.
The Chairman appointed
Jerry Gates as 'the Board's
representative on the Basin
Advisory Committee of the
Northwest Florida Water
Management District. There
,peing no further business, the
meeting adjourned.

Trophies will be awarded to
the First through Fourth
Place teams, with individual
trophies going to the First
Place Team and batter with
the Most Home Runs.
Interested teams should
contact Beverly Pitts at 639-
2662 (Chatter Box Restaurant)
after 4:30 PM, or 639-2895 after
9:00 PM and before 10: 00 PM.

Make entry checks payable
to Wewa Band Boosters, and
mail to Beverly Pitts, P.O.
Box 376, Wewahitchka, Flori-
da 32465. DEADLINE for
entry is Monday, April 18th, or
as soon as tournament ,is
filled. Don't wait!
"The .patient conquer."

The Wewahitchka Band Bo-
osters is sponsoring a 16-team
men's softball tournament,
Saturday, April 30, at the T. L.
James Park in Wewahitchka.
The tournament is open to
Class B and C teams, with the
entry fee of $65.00 paid in
advance, and two (2) ASA
softballs turned in prior to
first game time.

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