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FIFlETIyEA4 ER 14 PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1987
Owl Turns Out the Lights
Shorts Out Power In Most of South Gulf County
Electric power was suddenly shut
off about 7:20 Saturday night and was
off for nearly two hours, as the result
of an owl which apparently lost its
way in the heavy fog which enveloped
the coastline at the time.
According to Mike McDonald,
Florida Power Corporation manager
for the Port St. Joe district, the
service was completely shut off from
Sixth Street in Port St. Joe, all the way
to Cape San Bias and Indian Pass.
"Everyone south of Sixth Street was
in the dark", McDonald said.
They stayed in the dark for nearly
two hours, as Florida Power linemen
searched for the cause of the drastic
outage. "Our entire crew searched for
more than an hour to find the cause
for the outage", McDonald said. "The
fog was so thick it was hard to even
see poles in the dark with our powerful
search lights. It was really a difficult
job just getting around".
McDonald said the problem was
finally located on a main line near the,
City Warehouse, which is just across
,the street from the power company's
substation here in Port St. Joe. "The
problem was right on our front door
step and we couldn't find it"
An owl had stumbled onto one of
the main feeder lines, for the entire
service area at a point where the
several legs of the distribution lines
come close enough together for the
owl to touch more than one leg on the
The force of the shock literally
blew the body of the owl apart. "I wish
every kid could see this owl and see
just what a large jolt of electricity can
do to them, as a warning to stay away
from high voltage lines", the FPC
After FPC emergency crews
located the problem, it took only about
20 minutes to get service back in
In the meantime, the outage will
be remembered well by one young
couple. Tommy Williams, Jr., and
Melinda Davis were repeating their
wedding vows about the time the
power failed and had to complete the
ceremony in the dark. That's the kind
of stuff one tells his grandchildren.
Mike McDonald, FPC station manager hols up what remains of an owl
which flew into main feeder lines Saturday night, blacking out most of south
Gulf County for two hours.
Florida Power Corporation lineman, Robert Nobles goes up in a bucket
Saturday night to repair damaged lines shorted out by an errant owl Saturday
News Gives Board
SAn Early Heartburn
It was an abbreviated County
Commission meeting Tuesday of last
week, as the Commissioners were
eager to get necessities out of the way
and get on with their holidays.
Even so, it was long enough for
attorney William J. Rish to give the
Commission a preliminary case of
heartburn by informing them of the
latest epistle from the Department of
Environmental Regulation, regarding
the county's solid waste disposal
The Commission thought things
were set for at least a year in regards
to solid waste, but attorney Rish said
Tuesday the DER has sent the county
a consent order, which says in effect
YOU WILL make certain changes by
October; 1988, or face the ire of the
The changes include:
-Transferring all solid waste
from South Gulf to the incinerator in
Bay county; (This has been done).
-Initiate training classes for all
solid waste disposal operators. (This
has not been done, but isn't so bad).
-Will install liners in the Buck-
horn landfill site prior to October 1988
or face loss of an operation permit.
This latest requirement has not
DER now demanding
to improve solid waste
handling this year.
been done and wasn't even planned
for at least a year or two.
In September, the DER agreed to
let the county off the hook if they
would include money in the current
budget to begin planning for installa-
tion of the pit liner at Buckhorn.
Money for the planning was included
in the new budget which just went into
effect two months ago.
Now, the DER says the county
must get the liner installed-at an
estimated cost of $400,000-or bad
things will happen.
Gulf County doesn't have a spare
$400,000 lying about, unused, in the
current year's budget.
Since there is no money available
for this change in solid waste disposal
and since the DER says it will be done
by October of next year, or there will
be no valid operation permit issued,
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Tax Bills Begin
Appearing In Mail
It wasn't one if your better ways to begin a holiday season, but
property owners in Gulf County had to start the Christmas season with a
whopping tax bill in their hands.
Eda Ruth Taylor, Gulf County's Tax Collector, sent out tax statements
late last week on somi 12,000 pieces of property, billing owners for some $6
million in county, school and city taxes to greet them as they came down off
a high of celebrating Thanksgiving day to the duty of getting back on the
With having a holiday come to an end and being greeted by tax bills,
Monday was not your best of days for many people in Gulf County.
Taylor said the tax notices will attempt to collect the largest tax bill
she can remember in hekr association with the Tax Collector's office. "It
was substantially higher than last year", she said.
Taylor said the tax notices were scheduled to be sent out by November
I, but delay in meeting state criteria for budget preparations and tax
payer hearings, delayed the mailing by a month.
The delb in mailing out notices has caused the Gulf County School
Board to borrow money to operate on for 30 days. The. County has been
faced with the possibility of having to borrow, but still hasn't made a loan
for operating (unds. The City of Port St. Joe had a $54,000 dump truck
scheduled to be delivered just any day and is scurrying around trying to get
Its financial ducks in a row.
In the meantime, Taylor said tax payments are already coming in at a
brisk rate. She said those who wish to pay early and take advantage of the
four percent discount, may do so through the month of December. Two
percent discounts will be allowed in January and one percent in February.
Tax payments become delinquent if not paid by April 1.
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Santa Claus is on his way to Port St. Joe, according to
Bob Bearden, who is in charge of the annual Merchant's
Association Christmas parade this year. Old Santa was held
up a little bit, crossing the western states and their raging
snow storms early this week, but he'll be here right on the
dot at 3:00 p.m., Saturday afternoon for the annual parade,
according to Bearden.
t' WeLhe.grLb eingbhunwitb one of our better parades, if-
my advice reservations'for entries are any indication",
Bearden said this week. "We still have time to take some
more and already we have as many signed up as
were signed up last year. I've had to re-align the parade
twice because of the type entries and I expect we'll have to
make some last minute changes as usual", he said.
"The kids are ready, Santa Claus is ready and the Port
St. Joe merchants are ready for a big day Saturday"
The parade director said, "Just like every Christmas,
we have some entries pledged to go along with the usual
participants who join in every year. One of the features
scheduled for this year's production which was unavailable
last year is a square dancing group. "They should be an
interesting addition to our festivities", Bearden said.
In addition there will be clowns who will be in and out of
On His Way
Parade Will Welcome Santa
the' audience, horses, several antique cars and several
other interesting features to offer this year.
"It should be a fun afternoon for .everyone", Bearden
The merchants are scheduling the parade for',n
afternoon performance for the second rlfni'l .'w.:. e
new lime slot of 3:00 p.m. seemed to be extr'ern'ly ell
accepted by the audience and participants, alike, last
year", Bearden said. "This good acceptance has prompted
us to stick with the afternoon hour.
The parade will begin at the south end of Reid Avenue
and advance north to First Street. The route will then go
west on First Street and advance south on Highway 98 back
to Fifth Street.
Cash prizes will be offered again this year for the top
three non-commercial float entries. The prizes will be $100
for first prize, $75 00 for second place and $50.00 for third
There will be many entries by local business firms, but
only the entries of civic groups, church groups, student
organizations, etc will be considered for the winning float
Carl Richter Sworn In Monday As
Port St. Joe's New Chief of Police
New police chief, Carl "Bucky"
Richter, took over the leadership of
the Port St. Joe Police Department
Monday morning, as he was sworn
into office by City Auditor and Clerk,
Alden Farris. Richter took over his
duties from three-year interim chief,
Robert Maige, who is resuming his
"I only came for a few months,
but they kept asking me to stay just a
little longer, until it ran into a three
year tour of duty",Maige said. "I
have some fishing I need to get done",
he pointed out.
Richter said later in the week,
"That first day was a hectic one. It
seemed as if everybody wanted
something, but it's quieting down
Richter said he is already em-
barking on his quest to upgrade the
local department tremendously. He
has said he is aiming at higher morale
among his officers, higher credibility
There will be a reception in
honor of Richter Sunday afternoon
from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., in the
conference room of the Fire
Station. The reception is being
given to encourage local people to
meet the new police chief and enjoy
with the publiic and a better working
relationship with other law enforce-
ment agencies throughout the county.
"This isn't to say the department
is not effective. I just think it can be
better and I'm going to strive toward
that goal", Richter said.
The new chief recalls the type
operation run by the late chief H. W.
"Buck" Griffin. Griffin could make a
couple of telephone calls when some-
thing happened and have the perpe-
trator walking into his office, giving
himself up in just a short while.
"That's the type operation I hope to
run here; very low key, but getting the
job done in an effective manner",
Richter may believe he has a little
bit of a head start toward that goal
due to the coincidence of his
Richter left the Florida Marine
Patrol after 17 years of service, to
take the job with the City of Port St.
Joe. "I had advanced as far as I could
in the FMP without taking a trans-
fer", Richter said. "I like it here and
feel I can make a contribution to the
quality of life in the community".
The new police chief and his
family make their home in the Ward
Ridge section of Port St. Joe, where
they have lived for several years.
Richter has served with the Marine
Patrol in the Gulf County area for the
past 14 years He says he feels his past
experience in law enforcement in this
area will be an enormous help in
preparing him to take over the duties
of leadership in the local police
Richter was the final choice from
a field of nine finalists who had made
application for the top law enforce-
ment position here in Port St. Joe.
Interim Police Chief, Robert Maige, looks on at left, as of office to Carl Richter Monday morning, as he assumed
City Auditor and Clerk, Alden Farris, right, gives the oath the duties of leadership With the local department.
Time sure does move along. Here it is Christmas parade
time again Saturday which means it can't be very long until the
most joyous holiday of the year rolls around again. The problem
is, what with the recent financial upheaval in our nation and in
the world, this Christmas won't be so merry for many people;
especially some of those who equate a merry Christmas with
spending money or receiving gifts.
Those who think Christmas is a merry holiday because it is
the time of the year we celebrate the birth of the Christ child,
couldn't care less if the season is one of strong economic
movements in order to keep the season jolly.
But, unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on how one
looks at it, it does take a certain amount of business to keep the
wheels turning and the fires lit.
Already some of the predictions are that shoppers will spend
less money this Christmas season and it has many merchants
worried. Uncertainty is a terrible thing, and no matter how much
we say we're not going to let it bother us, the human nature in us
demands that it worry us.
We're not going to suggest here that you run out and spend
all your money on Christmas and then charge to the limit of your
charge cards. We're not going to do that-never have and never
will-and we're not going to suggest that you do so.
We are going to suggest that you make it a happy holiday
season for all here in Port St. Joe, by giving your local
merchants a try before trotting off to some distant city to make
your Christmas purchases. From what we hear, the early
indications are that there are more people doing just that this
year than in the past. The first days of the Christmas season
buying, around the week end of Thanksgiving, were brisk here in
Port St. Joe and if that continues we think we will all be the
better for it.
In our mobile society we have a tendency to get in the old
family bus and go. We have it here, they have it in Panama City,
they have it in Dothan, they have it in Tallahassee. The thinking
is that the bargains are just a little better down the road. But, it
We've said it before, many times, but it will bear repeating
again. When we want a sponsorship, a donation or a contribution
for some of our many civic activities, our local merchants bear
the brunt of the expenses. If we keep him. healthy, he can
continue to do so. The money he contributes comes out of his
pocket; not out of some bottomless well somewhere.
Didn't Understand What?
The public hearing held over in Bay County Tuesday,
concerning the service sales tax and its lack of popularity with
everyone except the Legislature, should have opened some local
The hearing,. hosted by Representative Ron Johnson:and
Senator Dempsey Barron, both of Panama City, revealed to us
there are several questions to be answered concerning the
passage of this new tax law.
First, let us say we voted for Senator Barron every time he
has ever run. We haven't voted for Ron Johnson, of course,
because he doesn't represent our district. But after he made a
pitch on TV justifying his change of mind toward the service tax
because "he didn't understand it" made us decide right then and
there that if the Legislative districts are ever gerrymandered
again, and we're put in Johnson's district, we won't vote for him
in the future either.
Any Legislator who would vote for (or against) any tax law
which he didn't understand, has no business being in the
Legislature, City Hall, the County Courthouse, or anywhere else
where responsibility is the keynote.
We can understand making a mistake or making the wrong
decision, but not understanding a tax law should be a no-no for a
Tax bills are so permanent. If anything is ever understood by
a public official before casting a vote, a tax bill is one of them.
We're wondering, however, if it was the law itself he didn't
understand or was it just how much people of Florida didn't want
the service sales tax which he didn't understand.
Hunker Down with Kes
Summa Cum Laude
One Christmas I got a coon dog.
Named him Duke. He was, I think, a
cross between a Blue tick and a Tree-
ing Walker. He might have had a little
Blace and Tan in him, too. He was just
a hound, but boys, he could tree a
Of course he wouldn't tree when I
got him. Shucks, he wouldn't even
run, and he barked mostly at the back
door awaiting for mother to throw out
a few scraps. As Christmas gifts go
I'll bet you Duke didn't cost as much
as a Battle Star Transformer. As a
matter of fact I heard later that Mr.
James Harold Bomar gave ole Duke
to Dad. After the first couple of times
we tried to take him hunting my older
brother felt the nothing Dad paid for
the dog was too much.
Hey, you know how you are about
your dogs. I pretended that Duke was
a little better than he was. You know
what I mean? We'd walk those dogs
down toward the pond behind Mr. Ar-
chie Moore's and turn'em loose. In no
time Blue and Dan and Sally would
jump a coon and the race was on.
Duke would be laying at my feet.
"Go get'em Duke." The dog
doesn't move. "Get'em boy."
Nothing. Leon, Ricky Gene and Jim
THURSDAY .f pI'p.LflR 92iO
by Keslev Colbert
Bob are kind'a laughing at me. As I
yell, "Move it dog" I give him a little
kick out through the woods. "Those
other dogs must not be running a coon
or ole Duke would be tearing it up."
"Right," Jim Bob would answer,
"If it was a coon, that ball of fire you
brought along would be eating it up."
Ricky would join in, "I'm just
thankful your dog hasn't howled
yet-if the coons find out mighty Duke
is down here our race will be over
'cause all the coons will just come out
to the road and surrender."
The dogs treed in that little swam-
py area just below the pond. I couldn't
get Duke to go in with us. I ended up
carrying that dog through the swamp
on my shoulders. Jim Bob climbed the
tree, jabbed the coon out and the fight
was on. I threw Duke right into the
middle of three dogs and a mad coon.
He yelped about twice, did a
backward somersault out of there and
headed for the house. He didn't come
out from under the porch for three
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Clarifies New Rules
for Fla. Scholars
I am writing to clarify some
confusion about the eligibility require-
ments for the Florida Academic
Scholars Program. This program
rewards high academic achievement
by high school students with scholar-
ships to attend Florida colleges and
I am afraid that some people have
the impression that the Legislature's
new rule governing the Scholars
Program also applies to those stu-
dents who have already entered the
program curriculum under the ori-
ginal eligibility requirements. Were
that the case, many students would
not receive the scholarship money
they have been expecting.
In the regular session of the 1987
Legislature, an amendment was
passed that could have had a negative
impact on high school students who
were already working toward an
Academic Scholar Certificate. To
receive the certificate, the students
must enroll in required courses and
accumulate a 3.0 grade point average.
This certificate requirement re-
mained the same. However, the
amendment stipulated that to be
awarded the scholarship under the
Florida Academic Scholars Program
a students must have a 3.5 grade point
average. This new law could possibly
have penalized graduates of ,the
1988, 1989, and 1990 high school
Fortunately, during the special
session this fall, the Legislature
corrected the law and reinstated those
students already working under the
3.0 rule. Students who are sopho-
mores, juniors, or seniors were
"grandfathered" into the new eligibi-
lity requirements and will not be
penalized if they do not accumulate a
3.5 unweighted grade point average.
These students are still eligible
for the $1,000 or $1,500 scholarship.
The legislature increased the amount
of the award, but the students may
only receive the larger amount if they
meet the new criteria. The scholar-
ships were increased to $2,500.1 hope
this information clears up any confus-
ion about the scholarship program. I
am pleased that we can offer this
enticement to our high school scholars
and I'm looking forward to rewarding
even more students.
Commissioner of Education
E TA OIN SHRDL U
Wesley R. Ramsey.
Subject of Peanuts Proved to be Popular with Our Readers
HERE I AM BACK on the subject
of peanuts again. It wasn't but a
couple of weeks ago when I explored
the way one eats peanuts anonymous-
ly, but that little adventure into the
ndtty world has cracked some shells,
I can't really get into the subject
of peanuts in an expert manner
because we don't live in the peanut
growing region of our state. Just a few
miles north, peanuts are grown by the
truck-load, but I would know nothing
about that and I wouldn't even try to
eat that many.
I have learned there are other
people in the world, besides men, who
are worried about ways to consume
that delicious legume.
The famous scientist, George
Washington Carver even thought up
ways to use peanuts even God didn't
intend. They're a very versatile little
nut with many uses.
Old professor Carver did just
about as much research on the sweet
potato and different ways to apply it to
our lives. I applaud Carver's fervor in
promoting the two southern products
in order to boost a demand for their
increased production, but the good
taste alone should be enough to
Sustain these two crops.
SINCE EXPLORING THE lowly
peanut. I have seen at least two
additional ventures into my nutty
world by other columnists. One was in
Atlanta. where a good peanut is
appreciated and recognizable, and the
other was in Chicago. where a good
peanut would be appreciated if the
folks up there were to ever see one.
In Atlanta, Lewis Grizzard was
writing the other day about peanut
butter, discussing the attributes of the
smooth and crunchy variety.
He opted for the crunchy.
But Grizzard didn't really get
down to the basics in discussing
peanuts. He went for the peanut
butter, which is one of the lesser
products of the king peanut.
I appreciated Lewis' discussion
on the matter and empathized with
him entirely in his discourse on the
choice between the two varieties of
America's favorite spread.
I have always been a subscriber
to the old saw that, man cannot live by
bread alone: he must have peanut
If one can't have the real
thing-peanuts-then peanut butter is
a pretty good substitute.
I HAD NOT MUCH more than laid
down the writings of Lewis Grizzard,
than I received a clipping in the mail
from my friend Ernie Hendricks of
Mexico Beach. I knew Ernie was top
peanut in growing roses, but I was
unaware he appreciated the lowly
peanut or any of its derivatives.
Ernie sent me a column from an
Orlando paper written by a man who
unashamedly admitted he spent his
childhood in the Chicago area where
his life was spent trying to figure out
the least amount of time he could
spend between peanut butter jars.
This guy wasn't writing about real
peanut butter. He was into adulterat-
ed peanut butter. You know the kind.
There is peanut butter mixed with
grape jelly, there is peanut butter
mixed with mushmellers, there is
peanut butter mixed with honey, figs,
chocolate, cane syrup and mullet roe.
When you go to messing up real
peanut butter like that and putting it
in a jar, it loses something in the
When I was a kid, mixing peanut
butter with syrup, cow's butter or
honey was a delight to the stomach.
The pre-mixed stuff is strictly for the
birds. It just ruins a good jar of peanut
This Orlando writer even remem-
bered when he used to sneak a jar of
peanut butter to bed with him and
have a feast while his parents were
blissfully unaware of the fact he was
MRS. FRANK LULL, out at
Beacon Hill has an even more unique
use of peanut butter. She puts it on
pine cones and uses it to feed the birds
which visit regularly in her yard. The
birds like peanut butter almost as
most sensible people do. Mrs. Lull
says the birds stay in her yard all year
long, even during the cold winter, and
it has to be the peanut butter which
I never really knew peanuts and
peanut butter were such popular fare.
I wonder, too, if George Washington
Carver ever considered using the
peanut product as a bird food. He
must have; he used them for
I have had numerous inquiries as
to whether or not I have ever replaced
the three jars of rancid peanut butter
in our cupboard with a fresh jar. Well,
I do remember at least two people
asked about that. The answer is, yes, I
have. There is now a fresh supply of
half the staff of life resting there on
the shelf just in case I get the
uncontrollable urge to get me a table
spoon, a jar of the elixir and a box of
crackers and just enjoy life.
Actually, after a long week end of
eating turkey, ham, dressing, cran-
berries, sweet potatoes, green beans,
corn, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, mince
meat pie, giblet gravy, home made
rolls and all that gunk, a mess of
peanut butter sounds pretty good right
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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3,1987
by Wendell Campbell
How to Stop Smoking
I HEAR IT ALL the time: "There's nothing worse than a reformed
There's no one who ever lived that enjoyed smoking more than I did. I
would have smoked while asleep if I could have talked my wife into
lighting my cigarettes and flicking the ashes for me.
A little over eight years ago I decided to quit. It was not a hard
decision to make. One reason it was easy was because I had made the
same decision several times before. Fifty times would be a close, low
THERE WERE SEVERAL other reasons I decided to stop. I
suddenly realized that I could not only not run up a flight of ten steps
without turning white around the mouth, but I would almost pass out
walking back down them.
It caused me great concern that, one day, I might get into a fight that
I couldn't win. I would certainly have been a poor excuse at "making a
run" for if '
Anyway, I'made the decision and proudly announced it to my family
and friends. Each time I told one of them, the resounding reply was, "Oh
no, not agair!"
For several days prior to my stopping date, I read everything I could "
on how to stop. From all my references I made an outline of "do's" and
don'tt" that I though would suit me. A few of the things I did "do" the
last fifty or so times I stopped, I wouldn't do this time. And some of the
don'tt" I didn't do before, I would do this time, or something like that.
BELOW IS A SHORT list of my "do's."
-Stop drinking coffee.
-Stop drinking beer and whiskey.
-Stop hanging around with most of my trashy friends.
-Stop sitting at the table after I finished eating.
-Stop eating highly seasoned foods, like pizza, tacos and all the other
foods I love so much.
-Stop laying in bed in the morning thinking how good a cigarette and
a cup of coffee would taste.
-Stop going to parties and other places where people were drinking,
smoking and having a good time.
---Stop hanging around with the rest of my trashy friends.
A partial list of my don'tt" are listed below.
-Lose my temper, as I did in the past, over nothing.
-Minister to others who smoke just because I don't.
-Start drinking after I had been stopped for three months or so and
suddenly find myself having a cigarette and lots of fun.
-Waste eime fretting about not being a "smoker." I would put my
spare time ipto a useful, worthwhile hobby.
-Gain weight as an excuse for stopping. Kpep myself trim and
exercise at least five times a week.
-Stop eating fruits and nuts for snacks to replace the cigarette habit.
--Let my trashy friends hang around me.
THE SECRET TO STOP smoking is to reverse everything you do.
That's what I did and it worked. I feel so much better that I can hardly
A lot of other people can't either. I was voted the most uninteresting,.
repulsive person in Florida for three consecutive years.
Speak to L
Billy fanley, a step brother of
Elvis Presley will be speaking to the
student of Highland View Elemen-
tary, Port St. Joe Elementary fourth
through sixth graders and Port St. Joe
Jr,4r. High Schools on Thursday,
December 10, 1987. He will be speak-
irt against drugs and their harmful
effects on individuals.,
Stanley is presently associated
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-days. : ...
I went to see Mr. James Harold
Bomar. We talked dogs for hours. He
explained that my dog was young and
it was going to take.lots of patience. I
was going to have to spend time with
him. Mr. James Harold Bomar was
thtMichaelangeloof coon hunters. He
said' my dog could do it. "Mostly
you've got to hunt him, boy. That dog
has got it in him-you've got to get it
I got serious about hunting that
season and the next. Duke was better
-he wouldn't trail, jump, run or tree
,but he'd bark, a little every now and
then. I stayed with it. The guys felt so
g sorryfor me they stopped kidding me
about my dog.
Sometime around Christmas of
the third year with old Duke the whole
house was awakened to what sounded
like World War HI going on in the
back yard. That dog and a coon had .
tied up in a match that would have
,made Wrestlemania II look like a
walk in the park. I started to
separate'em when my Dad stopped
me. "You've schooled him for a long
time son-you may be looking at his
That coon near about killed my
dog. But Duke didn't quit. When the
coon heard Dan and Sally coming he
lit out, with Duke, bleeding from cuts
on his nose, head, neck and both ears,
in hot pursuit. He treed his first coon
ever that night and a legend was born.
Of course that was thirty years ago.
You can't imagine how much better
that dog gets with each passing year.
You tend to remember the best in
your good dogs--the worst in your not
so good dogs.
But, what a special Christmas
gift-and he lasted longer than the
batteries. I appreciate those special
memories of.boy and dog. I asked my
Dad once about the big fight. "What if
that coon had killed old Duke?" "Well
son, he wouldn't have graduated."
with the National Save a Life Founda-
tion which presents programs against
drugs to school students. The Just Say
No to drugs clubs of each school will
be using this as their kick off
festivities for the club activities this
Speaking times are: Highland
View Elementary, 9:00 a.m.; Port St.
Joe Elementary School, 10:15 a.m.;
and Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High School,
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the Board faces a suspenseful year.,
County administrative assistant,
Larry Wells said, "They say they are
not going to allow any economic
considerations in applying this pen-
alty. If we don't have the money, it's
just our hard luck".
In other business items Tuesday,
-Unanimously passed a resolu-
tion to laud Bruce Nixon and Kenny
Strange for their heroic efforts to
rescue Mrs. Eva Hall after her car
ran through a drawbridge into the
Intracoastal Canal recently. Both
men will receive public honors from
the Commission at its December 8
-Received a formal communica-
tion from the Florida DOT, stating the
agency will resume responsibility of
State Road 22. This responsibility was
turned over to the county three years
SHARNER BOSTICK /
Gulf County will select the young
lady to represent the county in next
spring's Junior Miss pageant in
Pensacola, on Saturday night.
Al Ray,- veteran Junior Miss
director, is producing the pageant for
the sponsoring Kiwanis'Club 'again
this year, and says the show will begin
promptly at 7:30 p.m., in the
Commons Area of Port St. Joe High
"We have one of the best groups of
candidates we have ever had for the
pageant", Ray said this week, as he
turned in a list of 17 contestants from
both Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka
High Schools. "All our contestants are
selected strictly from the girls having
the highest scholastic averages" Ray
Gulf County's Junior Miss will go
on to Pensacola in March to represent
the county and have a chance. at
several, prizes. "She gets several.
Valuable prizes 'here at home f6r .
/" winning'2tfe 'pageant;- too', Ray sa.'1:!
- "Our Junior Miss-will receive a large
trophy and medallion, as well as a
$750 college scholarship", Ray said.
In addition, the first runner-up will
receive a trophy and a $175.00 cash
award. Second runner-up will be
presented with a $50.00 cash prize and
a trophy. Each participant receives a
Jr. Miss charm as a memento of being
The candidates will be
a panel of out-of-town judgi
select the winners, based
poise and appearance, si
physical fitness and perso
In addition to their pe
at the pageant, each partici
personal interview with I
which counts for 35 perc
grade given them. The pE
also receive 20 percent
grading from their talen
ation; 15 percent for
performance and 15 pe
Admission to the page
judged by day night is $3.00 for adults and $2.00
es who will for students. The Kiwanians use the
on talent, entire proceeds from the pageant to
scholarship, fund local civic activities. Presently
nality. they are building a $10,000' perpetual
*rformance scholarship fund for a Gulf County
ipant has a student with Gulf Coast College.
the judges Participants in this' year's pag-
ent of the eant are: Sherry Creel, Priscilla Arm-
articipants strong, Lisa Mahlkov, Crystal Dean,
of their Melissa Watson, Angel Rogers, Dawn
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Christmas Luncheon On
Slate for Garden Club
President Maurell Cumbie has a
very special Christmas luncheon
planned for the Port St. Joe Garden
Club members and friends. The
covered dish luncheon will be served
at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, December
10 at the Garden Center on 8th St.
An excellent program will follow
the luncheon, Tim Ard of the
Ellzeys Have A
Lee and Cyndi Ellzey of Port St.
Joe are proud to announce the birth of
their daughter, Meghan Leigh, born
on November 23 at Sacred Heart
Hospital. She weighed two pounds,
nine ounces and was 14:14 inches long.
Meghan is the granddaughter of
Mrs. R.H. Ellzey of Port St. Joe and
Preston and Iduma Wingate of Mexico
Great grandparents are.Mrs. Cleo
Dominey of Malone and Mi. and Mrs.
Charlie Wood of Burgess Creek.
Decorator Den will present new ideas
for Christmas '87 and Ann Comforter
will lead the group in singing of
Christmas Carols. Then the fun of a
token gift exchange.
The hostesses for this special
Christmas meeting are Jonnia Clen-
ney, Barbara Hallinan, Mary McInnis
and Frenchie Ramsey. All members
are urged to attend and bring their
friends to share in the festive holiday
Susan Joan May
Makes Her Arrival
Mr. and Mrs. David Bruce May,
Jr. are proud to announce the birth of
their daughter, Susan Joan, on
November 19 at Tallahassee Regional
Medical Center. Susan was welcomed
home by her brother David Bruce
May, III, 18 months old.
Proud grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Dave May of Port St. Joe and
Mrs. Doris Presley of Tampa.
Couple Plans Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Wood of Port
St. Joe are proud to announce the
engagement and forthcoming mar-
riage of their daughter, Kimberly
Dawn, to Haven Eli Ross, Jr. son of
Mr. and Mrs. Haven Eli Ross, Sr. of
Port St. Joe.
The bride-elect is a 1987 graduate
of Port St. Joe High School.
The groom-elect attended Port St.
Joe High School and is currently
employed by Saveway Food Store.
The wedding is scheduled for
Kimberly Dawn Wood and Haven Eli Ross
Retired Educators Set
The annual Christmas party for
members of the Gulf County Retired
Educators Association will be Tues-
day, December 8 at 3:30. in the
t Christmas Party
afternoon at the home of Jacque
Price. All retired educators in the
county are cordially invited.
December 12 at 2:00 p.m. at Highland
View Church of God. A reception will
follow immediately in the fellowship
hall of the church. All friends and
relatives are invited to attend.
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Brace Jovanovith, Inc. "ptdollishers in December 5 through 17.
Orlando aht illustrator 6f th, Random ,
House book "Titanic, Lost and
Found" has been using the talents of
Angie Griffin, Chris Daniels and Josh
Colbert of Port St. Joe to pose as
typical American school children for A
paintings used as illustrations for *.. YOU A1re
stories included in text books. These
are distributed to schools in the U.S.A.
and translated in many foreign A attend 0
languages for world wide distribution.
Kohler is an elected member of
the New York Society of illustrators. and L arg
His art has exhibited in San Francis-
co, New York City, Washington, D.C.,
Detroit and Atlanta. Presently, works
are being marketed on five contin- 0O P
ents, including 17 countries through-
out the world.
In addition to his commissioned
work for children's books and- other -
projects, Kohler is currently working
on a series of water colors entitled
"Impressions of Apalachicola", to be Fea
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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla.- Thursday, December 3, 1987 Page 5A
Open House Today for New Office
of Job Service & Private Industry
J.T.P.A., Job Service of Florida
and the Private Industry Council
(P.I.C.) will hold an open house and
ribbon cutting ceremony for their new
office at 206 Monument Ave. today,
December 3 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
The Job Training Partnership Act
(J.T.P.A.) services economically dis-
advantaged persons or those indivi-
duals facing barriers to employment.
Training is offered through the joint
efforts of local businesses and govern-
ment. J.T.P.A. supports training
efforts in many ways. The most
important is financing 50 percent of
the salary cost for the on-the-job
training, 100 percent of the classroom
training and* providing selection of
prospective trainees through recruit-
ing and screening. J.T.P.A. takes care
of all paperwork, except the monthly
invoices. The employee bills J.T.P.A.
at the end of each month. Sandra Scott
has co-ordinated the J.T.P.A. pro-
gram in Gulf and Frankling Counties
for the past four years, and has placed
approximately 230 applicants in class-
room and on-the-job training. Ms.
Scott has taken on new responsibili-
ties to now include the Job Service of
Florida Employment Agency.
Job Service will take applications
for any individual who is actively
seeking employment and will refer
prospective employees that qualify
businesses for the Targeted Jobs Tax
Credit (T.J.T.C.), a direct financial
incentive to make more and better
jobs available and to teach new
With the combined e1orts of
J.T.P.A. and Job Services, Ms. Scott
will be able to serve more applicants
and employees five days. a week for
Gulf County. Employers seeking new
employees are urged to contact
J.T.P.A. Job Service. Ms. Scott can
take businesses applications and refer
prospective applicants to the employ-
ers. For additional information con-
tact Sandra Scott at 229-8438.
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before stepping down in retirement from the magnesia manufacturing plant
here in the City. Plant foreman, Bob Burkett, right, presented Merritt with his
final check, in a short ceremony Wednesday morning. Merritt has been an
employee of Ba'sic ever since it started operations here 28 years ago.
AARtP Plans Meeting at
Tyndall Officers Club
The Saint Joseph Bay American
Association of Retired Persons
(AARP) Chapter 3425 will hold its last
Tami Marie Fletcher
Tami Is One
Tami Marie Fletcher recently
celebrated her first birthday on
Sunday, November 22 with a Care
Helping Tami enjoy her special
day were mommy and daddy, brother
Corry, sister Crystal, Granny and
Paw Paw Stoutamire, Aunts Connie,
Marcie and Beth Stoutamire, Uncle
Wade, cousins Jinny and Jesse
Stoutamire and special friend, Mrs.
Tami is the daughter of Curtis and
Sheila Fletcher of Hosford. She is the
q) granddaughter of Davis and Leona
Stoutamire of Port St. Joe and Mrs.
Dorothy Clark of Quincy. She is also
the great granddaughter of Mrs.
Bessie Stoutamire of Rockville, Mary-
chapter meeting for 1987 at the
Tyndall AFB Officers Club on Wed-
nesday, December 9. The meeting will
start with a turkey dinner and all the
trimmings at 7:00 p.m.,.EST, followed
by the installation of the new officers
and a program of singing hnd
Air Force furnished buses will
depart from the Port St. Joe Centen-
nial Building at 6:00 p.m. making
stops at Duren's in North Port St. Joe,
at Gulf Sands Motel on St. Joe Beach
and the Chamber of Commerce area
in Mexico Beach. There is no charge
for the cost of transportation and
members are strongly urged to use
these buses to reduce delay exper-
ienced when entering Tyndall AFB
without an approved decal.
All members of the local and
national AARP are eligible to attend
this installation of officers and social
meeting. The cost of the evening is
$8.50 each which includes the com-
plete turkey dinner, the gratuities and
use of bus transportation. Reserv-
ations must be made for the dinner by
calling Willa Mae Daniells at 229-8754,
Dot Pfost at 648-5447 or Ernest
Hendricks at 648-8271. Early reserv-
ations are essential for dinner ar-
rangements and bus transportation.
John R. McGill, Assistant State
Director of Marianna will intall the
new officers: Leslie Toth, president;
Zelda Brown, vice president; Marga-
ret Nichols, 2nd vice president; Ruth
Dumas, secretary; George Brine,
treasurer; and Myra Jones and
Lucille Holly, recording secretaries.
The Gulf County Homebuilder's
annual Christmas dance will be held
on Friday, December 4 at the St.
Joseph Bay Country Club. Music will
be provided by "Triad".
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may call 227-1428. Tickets are $20.00
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Children of Mrs. Charlotte Nedley's kindergarten class
Students Share Thanksgiving with the Elderly
Three schools shared their
Thanksgiving spirit with the residents
at Bay St. Joseph Care Center.
Friday, November 29 the High-
land View Elementary students came
to sing, put on a special program, and
meet their adopted grandparent.
Tuesday, November 24 the St. Joe
Elementary arid Faith Christian
students went to the nursing home
dressed in full Indian and Pilgrim
attire to share their thoughts on the
first Thanksgiving with residents.
For these three schools, the
teachers, pupils and volunteers the
nursing home staff and residents are
Students of Faith Christian School in their Pilgrim costumes
Mother of Mrs. Sara Fite
Dies After A Brief Illness
Helen Jessie Hethcox, 96, passed
away.Monday afternoon in Port St.
Joe following a brief illness. She was a
native of Pennsylvania and was a
resi-ient of Florida since 1910. She was
of the Presbyterian faith.
She is survived by: one daughter,
Sara Fite of Mexico Beach; three
grandchildren: three great grand-
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children; one brother, Fred Bassett,
Jr. of Eustis; and one sister, Sara
Waddell of Orlando.
Final arrangements were by
cremation followed by a memorial
service in Eustis. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the
building fund of the First Presbyter-
ian Church of Eustin, to the St. James
Episcopal Church of Port St. Joe or to
your favorite charity:
Comforter Funeral Home wa'sin
charge of arrangements.
Dies Nov. 24
Aluniqua Oneida Poole, infant
daughter of Vanessa Whitley and
Robert Lee Poole, passed away last
Tuesday afternoon shortly after birth.
Besides her parents, she is
survived by: one sister, Tsa Quinn of
Lynn Haven; one brother, Sandy E.
Quinn of Port St. Joe; grandparents,
John W. Whitley and Annie Belle
Poole, both of Port St. Joe; one step
brother, Jermaine Poole of Apalachi-
cola; one step sister, Santika Poole of
Port St. Joe; and a number of cousins,
aunts and uncles.
Graveside funeral services were
held Saturday at Forest Hill Cemetery
with Pier Giovanni officiating. Inter-
All arrangements were by Com-
forter Funeral Home.
Thanksgiving holidays are over
and students at St. Joe High are
buckling down to get back into the
books. There are only three weeks left
before semester exams and Christ-
All seniors are to begin applying
for scholarships. Time is flying and
school will be out soon.
The fish fry cookout for seniors
"and faculty will be held Friday. No
seniors will be admitted without a
ticket. If any senior shows up without
one, he or she will be escorted back to
the school's campus.'
The Christmas parade will be this
Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Everyone is
invited to help ring in the holiday
The Junior Miss Pageant will be
'held Saturday in the High School
commons area at 7:30 p.m. Tickets
are on sale now and the price is $3.00
for adults and $2.00 for students.
Everyone is encouraged to come out
and enjoy the pageant.
The Brain Brawl Team will travel
to Tallahassee Friday. These students
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will compete against schools in the
district. Good luck!
There are still a few annuals left.
The price is $15.00. Drop by the media
center to pick up a Monument '87.
Basketball season is well under-
way. The Lady Sharks travelled to
Cottondale last Tuesday. They defeat-
ed the Hornets 47-42. Holly Russ led
the girls with 20 points, followed by
Pam Miller who had 12 points. Way to
The Varsity and J.V. Sharks will
travel to Florida High Friday. Game
time is 1:00. The following boys serve
as the Varsity team for 1987: Curtis
Beard, Darrin Calloway, Carlos Jul-
ius, Marvin Hamilton, Russell Cher-
ry, Eric Langston, David Barnes,
Danny Moree and Chris Coachman.
J.V. players are: Terry Quinn,
Reginald Larry, Willie Smith, Tyrone
Hamilton, Calvin Pryor, Mark Pres-
nell, Cody Thomas, Ernest Gant,
Jeffery Batson and Collins Hamilton.
,"Managers are George Farmer and
Information from the Gulf County
Senior Citizens Association
By: Jerry Stokoe
Yes folks, you read it right. Santa
Claus has informed this writer that he
plans to visit Gulf County on Decem-
ber 5th, 12th and 19th. He said he had
such a great time visiting here last
year that he is planning a return trip.
Santa will ride in the Port St. Joe
Christmas parade on December 5, and
he will be available to visit with the
children and parents in Wewahitchka
on Dec. 12 at Mayhann's Department
Store on Main St. from 11:00 a.m. til
2:00 p.m. CST.
Santa has told Roche's Furniture
and Appliance, that if the same
friendly visitors will stop in that he
Home Health Care
Offers BP Checks
Gulf County Home Health Care
office will be "offering free blood
pressure checks today, December 3,
from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. in
honor of National Home Health Care
Everyone is urged to come by the
office located at 321 Reid Ave. and
have their blood pressure checked.
will pose for pictures and'chat with
the public. He will be there from 12:00
noon until 3:00 p.m. December 19.
Those of you who missed seeing
Santa last year have another chance,
so don't forget to stop in and say hello.
Pictures with Santa will be available
for $3.00 each.
Served with Baked Potato or French
fries salad or slaw
Gulf County Schools have re-
leased the menu for the week of
December 4 thru 11.
Monday, Dec. 7
Hot dog, tossed salad, French
fries, bun, milk and cookie.
Tuesday, Dec. 8
Batter dipped fish, cole slaw, lima
beans, cornbread, milk and tartar
Wednesday, Dec. 9
Country fried steak or meat loaf,
turnip greens, fruit cobbler, rolls milk
and rice with gravy.
Thursday, Dec. 10
Lasagna, tossed salad, fruit, rolls
Friday, Dec. II
Cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato,
pickle, corn, bun, milk and cookie.
Menus are subject to change due
to availability of foods.
Honor Mrs. Spillers
The Presbyterian Women of the
First Presbyterian Church gathered
at the Bay St. Joseph Care Center
Wednesday, December 2 at 3:30 p.m.
to honor Mrs. Leslie Spillers on her
91st birthday. Cake and punch were
The December meeting will be
held at the church Monday, December
7, at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Thomas Ely and
Mrs. Ernest Hendricks will serve as
hostesses. A christmas party and gift
exchange will follow the business
Highland View Assembly of God
Church will be having revival Decem-
ber 2 thru 6 with Rev. John B. Todd of
Tallahassee as the guest speaker.
Services will begin at 7:30 nightly and
Sunday services will be at 11:00 a.m.
and 6:00 p.m.
Sister Jean Shoots, pastor of the
church, cordially invites everyone to
attend all services.
Served with all the tIrinminqs
Notice is hereby given that the 1987 Certified Tax Roll
has been delivered by the Property Appraiser to the Tax
Collector for collection. The 1987 Tax Roll is open for collec-
tion beginning December 1, 1987.
The tax collector's office is located in the Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida. Office
hours are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday.through Friday. The
mailing address is:
Gulf County Tax Collector
1000 Fifth Street
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Real and personal property taxes levied by the following
taxing authorities will be collected:
Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County School Board
Northwest Florida Water Management District
City of Port St. Joe
City of Wewahitchka
Tupelo Fire Control District
St. Joseph Fire Control District
Howard Creek Fire Control District
Overstreet Fire Control District
4% Discount on Payments made during month of December
2% Discount on Payments made during month of January
1% Discount on Payments made during month of February
Payable without discount during month of March
Taxes delinquent April 1
EDA RUTH TAYLOR
Gulf County, Florida
MOTELST. JOE DINING ROOM
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3, 1987 Page 7A
City street crews were busily
decking the city's streets "with
boughs of holly" this week, as the
downtown area started taking on the
look of Christmas early.
In order to have the decorations
up in time for the Christmas parade
Saturday, the workers began getting
their decorations ready for installa-
tion last week. City superintendent of
public works, Martin Adkison said
this week the town will look like
Christmas by Saturday.
Several new pieces of decoration
have been added to the city's street
decorations, in a continuing effort to
keep the Christmas pieces looking
fresh and neat.
Here an employee, bundled up
against the cold Tuesday morning,
puts an ornament on a utility pole.
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The Port St. Joe Jaycees remind
everyone not to miss the Merchants
Association Annual Port St. Joe
Christmas Parade at 3:00 p.m. this
Saturday. Project chairman Jay
Metcalf comments. "We will have all
the toys that the community has
donated on display on our float. Our
Florida Jaycees state officer. District
Director Susie Alfiera will be working
with local members as part of our elf
team on the float. Chapter member's
children will also be on the float.
There will be the traditional blankets
for donations for the Toys for Tots
program. A special thanks to the
Florida National Bank for donating.
the candy that our blanket carriers
Will pass out. For safety reasons the
candy will be handed out instead of
thrown from the float. Once again
Gregg Burch's art classes at the Port
St. Joe High School will be helping
with the decorations. We hope to have
a float that can compete for the $100
first prize. It is an event that everyone
in the community will want to see. A
special thanks also goes to Bob
Bearden and the Merchants who do
such a fine job on the parade every
Toys for Tots chairman Tom
Watson again sends his thanks to the
community. Comments Tom, "Our
Toys for Tots Sunday with area
churches was a tremendous success.
It continues to be a source of pride
that the community supports this
project in such a big way. Larry's
Bike Shop has joined the bandwagon
and is donating parts necessary to
repair the bikes and tricycles that
have been donated. Joe Demo has
done a great job heading our repair
team. The whole community can take
pride in the toys that will be on display
in the parade Saturday. I would also
like to remind the community that we
are open to referrals in addition to the'
children recommended by HRS."
The second weigh in of the "Our
President's Too Fat" program was
held and Gene Dickey weighed in at
203 pounds and Gregg Burch at 204
,pounds. both losing three pounds.
Comments Gene. "Gregg's real exci-
ted about the program and plans to
begin in earnest at the first of the
year. I am pulling hard for Gregg, but
as one of our older Jaycees it will be
difficult for him to change his diet and
exercise programs. Judging from his
recent comments I am beginning to
worry about senility setting in."
The Jaycees will be meeting next
Tuesday at the St. Joe Beach
Volunteer Fire Department at 8:00
p.m. Anyone interested in Toys for
Tots or other projects is encouraged to
attend. We welcome new member
Brian DeVine and the return of our
Public Relations Director Jef Gard-
ner from New York.
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WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
The word tolerance when applied to drugs is not
particularly a good thing. For, it can mean that over a
period of time our body has become adjusted to a
medicine and the drug will no longer achieve the
desired effect it once did.
1987 WEWAHITCHKA "GATORS": Kneeling, from left, Brad Attaway, Mathes, Robert Knowles, Steve Wright, Michael Myers, Coach Dennis Kizziah,
Ray Stripling, Berry Eubanks, Haywood Shealy, Travis Melton, Scott Wilbur Wright, Coach Randy Pridgeon, David Paul, Gary Herring, Ronald
McLemore, Ira Brown, John Whitfield and Darryl Lister. Standing, from left: Mayhann, Wayne Forehand, Guru Linton and Coach Don Rich.
Coach Charles Fortner, Durand McLeod, Randy Mayhann, Coach Larry
Gators Win 1st Round of Playoffs
Meet Jacksonville University Christian In Wewa Friday Night
FSU and GCCC Sponsoring
Small Business Tax Seminar
The Florida State University
Small Business Development Center,
Small Business Administration and
Gulf Coast Community College are
co-sponsoring a seminar, "Taxes And
Small Business", on December 10.
This will be a seminar to outline
tax requirements facing a small
business to include income tax,
to Raffields for
The Gulf County Senior Citizens
wish to publicly thank Gene Raffield
and the entire crew at Raffield
Fisheries for their outstanding sup-
port of our organization in 1987.
The wonderful people at Raf-
field's have cleaned, iced, boxed and
stored mullet, bluefish and mackerel
for. the Gulf County Senior Citizens.
These fish, which were subsequently
employee tax, sales tax, unemploy-
ment tax and updates in the tax law
The seminar is free of charge. It
will be held in Room 307 of the George
G. Tapper Health-Science Building at
Gulf Coast Community College from
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more inform-
ation and-or reservations, please call
FSU-SBDC at 872-4655 or 872-4710.
donated, enabled the program to raise
enough money to meet their annual
fund raising requirements'
Our hats are off to you, Mr.
Raffield, you are a true and loyal
friend of the Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association. May God bless
you and -your family for your
dedication and for the love you have
shown to us.
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"We weren't supposed to win
against Graceville", Wewahitchka
Gator coach Dennis Kizziah said early
this week, "and we'll be going up
against the team which has THE best
running back in the state of Florida
Friday night", the coach said, inti-.
mating that the Gators are not
supposed to win Friday night, either.
The Gators have spent a season
winning against teams they were not
supposed to win against, because of
their tenacious defensive play and
their eagerness to snap up an
opportunity and turn it into a score.
Friday night, the Gators advanc-
ed into the play-offs for the first time
in Kizziah's tenure in Wewahitchka,
bumping the favored Tigers, 13-7. Half
their scoring was done by the
tenacious defense, when Darryl Lister
grabbed a Graceville pass and ran 18
yards for the points which put the
Gators out of reach of the Tigers.
The thing which out the Gators
After only three days of practice
for the new season, the Port St. Joe
basketball Sharks did something
unusual Tuesday night-they 'lost
their season's opener to the Bay High
Yard Sale to
Saturday, December 5 in front of
Gulfside IGA in Apalachicola, volun-
teers will have a yard sale starting at
9:00 a.m. and an auction at noon.
There will also be a fish fry and turkey
shoot. All the money raised will go to
help buy toys, clothing, and food to
help the needy have a joyous
Some of the items to be auctioned
include collectibles, pictures, dinners,
two gallons of oysters and much
more. At 4:00 p.m. there will be a
drawing for a 12 gauge shotgun, $75.00
worth of groceries, and a Cabbage
Patch doll. All tickets are for a $1.00
For further information contact
Louise Allen at 653-9446 or Sid
Newsom at 653-9722. Contributions
may be sent to Franklin County
Christmas Project, Louise Allen, P.O.
Box 424, Apalachicola 32320.
PAYS TRY IT!!
out of reach for the Tigers, was their
containment of the Tigers speedy
Michael Pittman for three quarters.
Pittman still gained over 170 yards,
but most of it came too little, too late.
The Gators put six points on the
scoreboard in the second quarter, to
take the lead, when David Paul
snared a pass from Durand McLeod
and scored on a 50 yard strike which
was half the entire Gator passing
offense for the night.'
"We won on defense. It was the
only way we could win'over a team
like Graceville", Kizziah said.
Graceville, a top-runner in the
state standings all season long, scored
in the final quarter,, when Pittman
broke loose on a 45 yard scoring
The Tigers were threatening
again in the final seconds of the game
against a tired Gator defense, but big
plays by Haywood Shealy, Greg
For several years, the JSharks
have almost been able to count on
winning at least one game in the cage
season; their opener to the Tornadoes.
An extremely cold first period, in
which the Sharks scored only three
points made the difference in Panama
City Tuesday, as the Sharks dropped a
71-64 decision in their first outing.
"We'll get better as the season
goes along and as we play more
together", head coach Jim Belin said.
Belin acknowledged that the Sharks
were as sharp as most Shark teams
are Tuesday night.
After the first period, the Sharks
stayed right with the larger Torna-
Curtis Beard, returning from last
year's squad, poured 30 points
through the nets to lead the scoring
production for both teams. David
Barnes had 11 points and Russell
Cherry added 10 for the Sharks.
Score by Quarters:
Port St. Joe 3 17 20 24-64
Bay High 10 15 26 20-71
PSJ-Johnson 0-0-0, Calloway 3-1-'
7, Beard 11-7-30, Hamilton 1-0-2,
Cherry 5-0-10, Barnes 5-1-11, Julius
BAY-Haire 6-3-15, Whitlock 5-2-
13, Pittman 7-3-17, Ross 5-4-14, Mount
3-0-6, Dixson 2-2-6, Ponds 0-0-0,
Ignacio 0-0-0, Pickett 0-0-0, Gray 0-0-0,
Friday night, the Sharks hit the
road to Tallahassee to meet Forida
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Friday night, the Gators bring the
play-offs to Wewahitchka, as they host
a strong Jacksonville University
Christian, who are scoring an average
of 50 points per game this season.
"The Christians have the prem-
iere running back in all of Florida
high school football in Willie McLen-
don, who is a 6-2, 215 pound running
machine", Kizziah said. "The entire
team is huge, fast and have com-
pletely manhandled every team they
have played this year", the Gator
"Not only do they have the
premiere running back in the state,
they also have his cousin, Charles
Brown, who is equally as big and fast
as McLendon is", Kizziah said.
"McLendon has rushed for 200 yards
or more per game in all but two games
in three years of playing high school
football", the Gator mentor said,
pointing out, "Our defense is going to
have to be at their best in this game to
keep us competitive".
Despite the superlatives which
seem to weight heavily in favor of the
Christians, Kizziah left no doubt but
what his Gators were taking the field
Friday night to win the game and
advance to the state finals in class
This is Kizziah's first venture
after the state crown with his Gators.
"We were knocked out of contention
the past two years in the last game of
the season by FAMU of Tallahassee."
Should the Gators win against
Jacksonville Friday night, they would
travel to south Floridd next Friday to
meet the winner of the Belle Glade
and Vero Beach game Friday night
for the state class 1-A championship.
Game time Friday night will be
7:30 local time.
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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3,1987 Page 1B
Highland View ElemeAtary
School Second Six Weeks
Mrs. Sara Joe Wooten, principal
at Highland View Elementary School
has recently released the honor roll
for the second six weeks.
Katie Bosselman, Patrick Fran-
cis, Betty Jo Ingram, Jason Richard-
son and Ashlea Scarabin.
Jonathan Richardson, Sabrina
Stomp, Jessie Swearengin, Mark
Barton, Byron Butler, Mark Conley,
Michael -Davis, Montez Lee, Carl
Hopper, Maury Littleton, Jerry Mar-
tin and Troy Phillips.
Casey Clark, Kim Lamberson,
Spencer Riley, Tommie Richter and
Jennifer Gaddis, Sabrina Hanson,
Amanda Laurimiore, Jennifer Michal-
ski, Wesley Millican, Eric Lynn,
Shannon Watson, Layth West, Car-
men McFarland and Thaddaeus
Ivey Tatum, Karen Clark and
Christy Wood, Jeremy Richard-
son, Karen Thomas, Michelle Martin,
Tina Klope, Misty Wood and Stephan-
Christina Egler, Sharon Gainous,
Lance Hammac and Jennifer Hayes.
Gwen Brown, Stephanie Gaddis,
Chrystina Marquardt, Wes Ramsey,
Alicia Nagy, Michael Smith and
Dana Maige, "Josh Colbert, Jill
Bryan, Megan Dean; Matt Hanna and
Fear Can Cause A
Delay In Seeking '
Many times people are afraid to
discover if a symptom might mean
that they have cancer for fear that it
will be true, or that finding the cause
will make it true. That's the kind of
faulty reasoning the fear of cancer
produces in some people. Such fear
often prevents them from getting an
examination that could save their life.
It should be stressed that early
detection is the cornerstone to the
cure of cancer, especially some types
of cancers. Ma y cancers are not fatal
any more. We are reaching a point
where chances for cure are very good
for such types as breast cancer,
Hodgkin's disease and leukemia.
Many years ago nearly everybody
died of these diseases; now the
majority are cured. On the other
.... in .-I itf e'. ogr e 6g -&- 11 .w -
$) toward the cure: of lung cancer.
Prevention is the answer here. This
disease is caused almost exclusively
by cigarette smoking.
Cancer is a word that covers more
than a hundred diseases a kind of
umbrella word, if you will. The
conditions affect different parts of the
body, display different symptoms,
and require different treatment. But
they all have one thing in common:
every cancer begins when one or more
cells, the smallest units of living
tissue, go on a rampage. Instead of
growing and dividing normally, they
multiply at a wild rate, out of control.
These outlaw cells Tform clusters'or
growths called tumors.
Sometimes a tumor can be felt as
a lump; but sometimes it lies too deep
within the body for its presence to be
obvious. Fortunately, most tumors
are not cancerous, and usually pose
little danger. These non-cancerous, or
benign (a word that described a type
of tumor whose cells do not spread)
tumors grow slowly and remain
where they started. A wart is an
example of a benign tumor. But
cancer cells and the tumor they cause
are highly dangerous. Unlike normal
cells they can split off from each
other, travel through the body and set
up outposts of disease.
How does cancer kill? Cancerous
growths can interfere with the healthy
functioning of the body in several
V ways. They can rob normal cells and
tissues of oxygen and food and
literally starve them to death. They
can grow so large that they squeeze
the life out of vital organs, or they can
invade and destroy organs such as the
'lungs and liver. More subtly, as in
cancer of the blood, they can upset the
body's immune defense system and
leave a patient helpless against a
variety of infections. "-
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The important thing to remember
is that early detection of cancer
greatly increases the chances of cure.
Failure to see a physician because of a
fear of cancer is often groundless.
Most people who worry that they have
cancer would find that they do not and
could breathe much more easily, Your
local Cancer Society will be happy to
provide you with further information
about this disease and its early
detection and prevention.
A Little Water, Plenty of Fertilizer
and Hold Your Mouth Right
Roy Harper isn't quite sure what caused these turnips he's displaying to get
as large as they did. More than likely, it's just like fishing, if you catch a big
one, you must have "held your mouth right". Mr. Harper planted these
specimens from "Tokyo Cross" turnip seed approximately nine weeks ago at
his home on Wimico Drive in White City and harvested them last Friday. The
turnips averaged a little over seven pounds each. -Star photo
Rating for Stability Given Citizen Federal
In Recognition of Outstanding Achievement
m Capital Adequacy
o Asset Quality
v Earnings and Liquidity
Comparing with other savings and loan associations
throughout the nation for the quarter
ending June 30, 1987
You can safely
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Children's Ear Infections Could Lead
to Language Problems and Hearing Loss
Middle-ear infections, common in
preschool-age children, can have
negative effects on language develop-
ment, according to results from a
Lynne Feagans, professor of
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Yard Sale: Sat., Dec. 5. A 5 family
yard sale at 522 6th St., in PSJ. 9:00
a.m. till 1:00. Many items to choose
from, baby items, adult clothes, many
things that would make nice
Garage Sale: Sat., Dec. 5, 8 a.m. 3
p.m. No early sales, 1905 Garrison
Garage Sale: 2009 Palm Blvd., Dec.
5, 9:00 noon. Light fixtures, small
tools, sin. appliances, Christmas
items, needlepoint frames, books, Ig.
doghouse, much more.
3 family garage sale: Jewelry,
small gift items, 5 good men's suits, 2
crochet collars, $10 ea., pants,
clothes, 1 practically new set twin bed
frames, 3 tires. 1403 Constitution Dr.,
Saturday, Dec. 5, 8 till.
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human development at Penn State,
found that children who suffered
frequent episodes of otitis media, or
middle-ear disease, before age three
were more likely to do poorly on tests
of language skills at ages five and
Garage Sale: 3 families: baby &
household items, clothing (new
jeans), dishes & many other misc.
odds&ends. Sat., Dec. 5,8:00 till 2:00,
107 Hunter Circle.
Big Yard Sale: Sat., 9-5. 445 2nd
Ave., Highland View. Baby clothes,
children's clothes, baby bed & misc.
Big, Big Yard Sale: Sat., Dec. 5th,
Hwy. 98 and Avenue B. Lots of good
Garage Sale: Dec. 5, 8 a.m. 4 p.m.
4 families. Toys, appliances & clothes.
Also a 6x6 playhouse with posts. Rain
cancels. Indian Pass Beach, follow
Yard Sale: Sat., Dec. 5, 10:00 a.m.
till 3:00 p.m. Come check out the
prices and the.items.
Yard Sale: Sat., 8:30 until. Infant
clothes, baby items, ceramic molds,
1g. women clothes, tupelo honey,.
household items, toys. Santa Anna St.,,
St. Joe Beach.
Big Garage Sale: Several families,
Sat., Dec. 5. 100 Dupont Dr. (across
from hospital). 9 till 1.
A Country Craft Show by Yvonne
Rogers will be Saturday, Dec. 5,
9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. and Sun-
day, December 6 from 1:00 p.m.
until 4:00 p.m. Located at
Thames Jewelry Store building.
Many country woodcraft crea-
tions available such as shelves,
benches, toy boxes, quilt racks
and small decorative items.
There will also be some Christ-
mas decorations and gifts.
Saturday, Dec. 5
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PORT ST. JOE
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"We think we have good evidence
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language abilities," Dr. Feagans
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children's. language skills suffered
because their hearing problems
caused them to pay less attention in
"We observed the children's
behavior in the kindergarten class--
room and noted how often they
appeared to be distracted, daydream-
ing or otherwise not paying atten-
tion," she says.
"The children who suffered fre-
quent ear infections had twice as
many periods of inattentiveness as the
low-otitis media group.
"If you can't hear clearly, espe-
cially in a noisy preschool or day-care
center, you may just tune it out.
Listening and understanding what is
said take greater effort for children
with mild hearing loss."
Dr. Feagans recommended that,
preschool age children, even those
who appear healthy, have their
hearing checked once a year. Children
with signs of middle-ear infection
could be seated near the front of the
class and watched more closely to
make sure they pay attention.
High School Honor
In last weeks honor roll.students
for Port St. Joe High School Randy
Ramsey and Christopher Watson
were both listed as being on the A & B
honor roll. Both students, who are in
the eighth grade, were on the all A
leagues at the University of North
Carolina followed 44 children from
birth to age seven. They collected
detailed information about the child-
ren, first monitoring them closely for
signs of middle-ear infection, then
testing their language skills in kind-
ergarten and second grade.
Middle-ear disease is the second
most common reason that parents
take their children to a doctor,
according to Dr. Feagans.
"The incidence of otitis media is
highest in the first two years of life, a
time when children are beginning to
acquire language," she points out.
The disease often produces a
buildup of fluid in the middle ear,
resulting in mild to moderate hearing
loss. Hearing problems can recur
intermittently for as long as nine
months after the infection clears.
In more than half of middle-ear
infections, children show no outward
signs of illness. "Parents might never
know that their child is having
hearing problems," Dr. Feagans
Problems associated with middle-
ear infections are especially'common
in low-income children and children in
Dr. Feagans, whose background
is in both psychology and language
development, began her study when
she was .a senior investigator at the
Frank Porter Graham Child Develop-
ment Center at the University of
Children were selected for the
study at birth. Beginning at six weeks
_ of age, they attended a day care
center, where their health was
"All but one of the children had at
least one episode of otitis media by the
time they were three," Dr. Feagans
reports. "Thirty percent had nine or
Researchers also collected in-
formation about each child's IQ, the
mother's IQ, the mother's education
and the home environment.
The children's discourse ability,
or skill at storytelling, was measured
at age five and again at aqe seven.
'The researchers read stories to the
children and asked the children to
S Children were scored according to"
how many of a story's elements they
included when re-telling the story.
Two factors were strongest in
predicting a child's performance on
the language test: The child's IQ and
the number of middle-ear infections
he or she had suffered.
"The frequency of otitis media
was a better predictor of discourse
ability than the mother's IQ, the
mother's education or the quality of
the home environment," Dr. Feagans
The effect of middle-ear infection
was most pronounced for children.
who had nine or more episodes of the
Dr. Feagans suspects that the
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BEACH FRONT TOWN HOMES
9815 Hwy. 98: Lovely 2 bd., 2'/= be. furnished,
$104,500. Unfurnished, $99,000.
9821 Hwy. 98: Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2'/%
be. townhome. $105,000 unfurn.. $115,000 furn.
9811 Hwy. 98: Spacious 3 bd., 2'/2 be.,
townhome w/f.p., nicely furnished, Reduced to
S9735 Hwy. 98: Roomy 3 bd., 2'1/ be. townhome,
completely furnished w/f.p. $135,000.
Ward St.: WATERFRONT, half of duplex, 3 bd., 2
ba., furnished, f.p., NICEI $140,000.
New Listingall Pr~ lr. ant lot, quiet
street, super price ,lipW
Beacon load:'Vacdarotmdtflon, great
New Listing: 208 Periwinkle Dr. Attractive I level
home, cathedral ceiling, 3 bd., 2 ba., screen-
porch, deck, Ig. utility workshop, landscaped
Gulf Aire Lot: gulf view lot, nice, $34,000.
Gulf AIre Dr: Beautiful 3 bd., 2 ba. stucco home,
cathedral ceilings, tiled f.p., hearth & foyer, 2
car garage, $125,000.
Gulf Aimre Dr.: Good corner single family lot,
-Beacon. Road: Nice single family lot, good
Beacon Road: Two large single family lots,
309 Buccaneer Road. Beautiful .wooded vacant
lot close to pool & tennis courts. $22,500.
219'Gdlf AlIr'DrO Nice large lot with gulf view. "
Single family or duplex, was $30,000. Reduced
again to $28,500. -
Periwinkle Dr.: 5 bdrm., 3 ba., 2,800 plus sq. ft:
Lots of room to live in. Screen porch, balcony
with gulf view, sprinkler system. Top floor
separate LR, "bath and bdrm. Downstairs, 4
bdrms., 2 be., family rm. $140,000.
Sea Pines & Beacon Rd.: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba. fur-
nished brick home, Ig. garage. Reduced
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 ba. ea. side, excel.
construction, $76,500 per unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex or single family va-
cant lot, $22,900.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Bayslde: Secluded, gorgeous view from head of
bay. New 2 bd., 2 be. cypress home, jacuzzi,
many amenities. 1,150' x 100' lot from road to
CAPE SAN BLAS
Cape Dunes New Listings
Unit 3A: Waterfront spacious 4 bd., sitting room,
4 ba., fp, custom interior, wet bar, private Gulf
view from hot tub on deck. $149,900.
Unit 4A: Gulf view from Ig. deck. 3 bd., 3 ba.,
new, nicely furnished, microwave, fp, concrete
Unit 5: Gulfsidelview, 3 bd., 3 be.. all amenities,
fp. unfurnished, $98,900.
Unit 9: Great buy, view of Gulf. 2 bd., 2 ba., fur-
nished, $87,900. Untfurn., $82,500.
ST. JOE BEACH
Alabama Very nice 3 bd. 2 be. mobile home,
chlea, screen porches, fully fenced, landscaped.
New Listing: Columbus St., Very nice 3 bd., 2 be.
obile home, looks brand new. Super price,
New Listing: Magellan St. 2 bd., 2 be. Ig. front
screen porch, '. bik. to beach, completely
redecorated Inside & out. Beautifully furnished.
All new appli, ceiling fans & more. Great buy,
New Listing: Bay St.: Big 3 bd., 2 ba. furn.
modular home on 2 lots. 1 > bike to beach,
ch&a. cedar siding, $69,500.
New Listing: Ponce do Leon, Lg. 3 bd., 2 be. 2
story 'home, decks, ceiling fans, screen porch,
sep. 2 car garage w/workshop, greenhouse, ex-
quisite landscaping on 2 lots. $147,450.
New Listing: Selma St.: Super nice Ig. double
wide furnished 3 bd., 2 ba. trailer on 1'/% lots,
with 1g. utility house. Immaculate. Reduced to
Corner of Americus & Desoto: Mobile home
park 9 units, good Investment. $125,000.
Corner of Americus & Balboa: 3 bd., 2 ba. trailer.
1 block to beach. $38,200.
New Listing: Corner of Balboa & U.S. 98M Gulf
Points No. 1: Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2'/1
bath condo, great price, $79,900.
Coronado Townhomes. 2 bdrm., 1A/ ba.
dedicated beach. Unobstructed view. All
amenities. Furnished $84,900; unfurnished;
3 lots Pineda St. 1st block, $55,900.
New Listing: U.S. 98 between Cortex & Desoto: 3
bd., 2 ba., unobstructed Gulf view. Gas, cen.
h&a, great buy, $62,000.
Balboa St.: Great Investment 2 nice 2 bdrm., 1
be. houses, c/ha, on 50'x150' lots $95,000 or
will sell separately.
street and U.S. Hwy. 98
each, Florida 32410
Charilne Hargraves 648-8921
Margaret Carter 648-.5884
Mary Jane Lindsey 229-8560
Brenda Guilford 648.5435
Glenna Holten 648-8195
John Maddox 648-8899
Opal Everette 648-8409
Dot Craddock 648-5486
Balboa St.: Speakers, music system in lovely,
comfortable 24'x60' double wide 3 bdrm., 2 bea.
modular home, screened 12x32' front porch,
f.p., clha. Watch the birds feed from glassed
12x22' Fla.. rm., as no paint brush needed!
150'x150', 1'/= blocks from beach. Was $65,000,
Reduced to $62,500. .
Between Coronado & Balboa Streets: 50' lot on
Hwy. 98, $40,000.
Between Coronado & Balboa Streets: Nice 50'
lot on Hwy. 98, $35,000.
PORT ST. JOE
1314 Garrison Ave.: 2 bd., 1 be. Good starter
230' on; U.S. 98, with commercial bldg. & shqd,
Inreresatq $134,900. . .-
St. Joseh SBay Country 'Club: 3 bd., 2'/% be.,
'Reduced to $64,400. 2 bd., 1i'/ ba., $53,400.
Fireplace, tile baths, other amenities. Peace,
quiet & the golf course.
Ward Ridge: Beautiful 3 bd., 2 ba. brick home
w/swimming pool, deck, fp, quiet area. $110,000.
Highland View, 305 Parker St.: 2 bd., 1 ba. on 2
White City, Sealey Dr.- 3 bd., 1 be. frame & brick
home, wigreenhouse, stor. shed, fruit trees, 4
stall horse barn, chain link fence, set up for ex-
tra home with.septic tank, power pole, many
possibilities. Peace & quiet on 6'/ acres.
White City on Hwy. 71: 3 bd., 1 be., % acre,
recently redone, fruit trees. Reduced, $36,000.
White City: On Hwy. 71: 2 bd., 1 be. trailer on 1
acre with fish pond, good buy, $15,000.
Cape Plantation: Lovely 3 bd., 2'/A ba. brick
home under construction. $115,000.
Cape Plantatlorfe bd.,-2 ba., very comfortable,
peace & quiet. $100,000...
Corner of'3rd St. & U.S. 98, 100' of waterfront,.
$105,000. Reduced Terms.
Corner of 3rd St. & 3rd Ave: 2 lots, sell together
for $18,500. Reduced Terms.
Periwinkle: 3 bd., 2 ba., waterfront, ownet finan-
cing available. Good investment, $150,000.
New Listing at Beacon Hill Bluff: Lg. 4 bd., 2 ba..
home, ch&a, totally furnished, gorgeous decor,-
screen porch, deck, landscaped, $149,500.
Then assure your fantastic view Buy the
waterfront lot across highway at $65,000.
New 2 bd., 2 be. home, screen porch, must see.
2nd Street 3 blocks from beach, 2 bdrm., 1 be.,
4 lots, $46,000.
3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
bdrm., 1 be. custom built masonite siding,;
shingle roof, other extras. $35,000.
28th St.: 2nd from beach, super gulf view, 3 bd..
2 be., brick home, glass porch, great price.
New Llstlng: 404 5th St.: 2 bd., 2 bea., cen. h&a.-
mobile home, 2 screen porches, Ig. outside utili-
ty house, very nice, on Ig. lot. $44,500.
New Listing: 1st St.: Looking for a lovely custom
built 3 bd., 2 be. home with GREAT GULF VIEWI
Only 250' from beach? Call today. Great rm. has
stone f.p., Ig. master beth has whirlpool tub,
carpeted screen porch, carport, utll. rm., land-
scaped yard. $112,000.
38th St.: 2 bd.,. 1 be., 568'x14' furnished mobile
home. NICE! $35,000.
Third St. 2 blocks from beach. Neat & comfor-
table 3 bd., 2 be., mobile home, screen porch,
fireplace, furnished, stoneware dishes,
sllverstone cookware & many more extras.:
Reduced to $40,000 from $43,500.
12th St. Business Center commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.
13th St. Business Center. Vacant lot, $28,000.
Grand isle, Nan Nook: 3 bd., 1 be., f.p. w/leffl-
clency apt., lots of extras. $87,000.
Louisiana St.: Trailer lot, no utilities, $14,000.
Hwy. 386A: 87.5' highway frontage.by 194' deep
Sunshine Farms: Beautiful pines on 5 acres,
stumped, with driveway & pond. $28,000. Terms.
Hwy 386 frontage: approx. 2 acres w/14' mobile
home, 2 bd., 2 be., shed, comfortable, $27,500.
Lot 4: approx. 1 acre, 386 highway frontage.
On Hwy. 71 lust Inside city limits. Beautiful 2.11
acres and 3 houses. Variety of fruit bearing,
Honeyvllie: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba. brick home niestl-
ed in oak trees. Pecan.tree, peach, azalea &
scuppernong vine on 1.2 acres. $74,900.
2 parcels: 1 plus Improved acres, with some fen-
cing & utility building; 1.7 acres with 342' road
frontage, $9,000 each. Priced well below
"A Place for the Whole Family"
FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th Street Port St. Joe, Florida
Lot 75'x120', located Wewa side of
Overstreet Bridge, $6,000. Call
648-8835 between 5 and 8 p.m. only.
2% yr, old, 3 bd., house located on 2
lots in Highland View. Carpet & mini-
blinds thruout. Cen. h&a, cen. vacuum
system, privacy fenced back yard
with 12'x24' storage bldg. Must see to
appreciate. By appt. only. Call
229-8806. 3to 12/3
5.08 acres of land on Charles
Avenue, White City. For more infor-
mation, call 227-1462 anytime.
Nice clean, 2 bdrm., 1% bath, utility
bldg., carport, on Ig. lot at corner Mc-
Clellan and 13th, Port St.. Joe. Call
229-6860 or 229-6134. 2tc 11/26
4 BR, 2 bath, great room, Ig. f.p.,
fenced, 2 wells, pond,'ch&a, off Hwy.
71, 15 minutes from Port St. Joe.
$57,500. Days 229-6911, nights 229-8706.
3 BR, completely remodeled home,
Ig. lot, fruit trees, between St. Joe &
White City. Call-648-8664 week days,.
weekends and.evenings call 227-7468.,
4 lots & wood frame 2 bdrm., 1%
bath house, 1009 Monument Ave. For
appt. call 229-6848 otherwise
1-305-724-8782. tfc 11/5
Nice. 3 bedroom, 2 bath home for
sale on Selma St., St. Joe Beach. Call
648-5315. tfc 10/8
Lots for sale on-Cemetery Road, 1
mile from Overstreet, owner finance.
Call 229-6961. 10/1/87 12/31/87
Reduced Price. 2 bdrm., 2 ba. lux-
ury piling home. Located in a C-zone
(non-flood zone), exclusive neighbor-
hood, bay access & gulf access in sub-
division, PeninSula Estates, Cape San
Bias. Also lots for sale, terms avail-
able (in same subdivision). Excellent
investments. Call 227-1689 after 6 p.m.
2 lots for sale: 100'x275' plus each on
paved road, approx'. 100 yards'from
Sthe gulf $25,009 ,, ,, 19.
One lot at St. Joe Beach, 75x150'.
Foundation for house, septic tank &
light meter, 2 blocks from gulf. Call
648-8252 or 227-1540. 4tc 11/19
Only $4,000 down and assume mort-
gage, no closing cost. 2 bdrm., 1%
bath, townhouse on Mexico Beach, ex-
cel. condition with great gulf view.
For sale by owner. 904/893-8386,.. 12/3
1980 Olds Cutlass, exceL cond., ac,
ps, etc. $2,495. 648-8314.. tfc 10/22
1984 Tempo; radio, heater, auto.
trans.. air cond. 229-8711. 4tp 11/19
82 Camaro, loaded, at, ps, pb, pw,
am/fm cass., t-tops, new tires, cruise.
$4,000. Call 648-5041.
'76 Toyota Celica, good gas mileage,
a/c. $600. 648-8155. tfc 11/19
1987 Ford Ranger, 5-spd., a/c,
am/fm, digital clock, stereo, extend-
ed warranty,, excel. cond., Call after
6:00,227-1605. tfc 11/12
Very gentle pinto horse, taek includ-
Gold love knot diamond earring &
necklace set. $995, will take $500.
Have certificate. Call 648-8933.
Large floral print couch, excel.
cond. Call .648-5617.
.2' 1975 Concord travel trailer, bath,
sleeps 5. 1971 35' Champion travel
trailer, ba/w/shower, bdrm., kit.,
w/new awning. Call 227-1784, 312 Se-
cond Ave., Highland View.
Refrigerator, like new, 648-5004.
74 Charger tri-hull walk-thru wind-
shield, 70 h.p. Evinrude & trailer.
Kimball console piano. Like new,
sofaand love seat, and a Singer sew-
ing machine. Call evenings, 648-5658.
For Christmas or Birthdays: Pret-
ty, cuddle, sheep pillow, for display or
hugging. Call 229-8649,
* Six Early American maple dining
room chairs in good cond., $75. Call
227-1873 after 5 p.m.
Cast iron fire place, free standing
never used, $150. Call 648-5389 after 5
p.m. tfc 12/3
Clean fill dirt, $2.00 per yard, Call
Hihe SpaTx6 Iiberglass, incl fing
pumis, Ilfter,' heater & cbver, 'o00.
648-5389 after 5 p.m. tfc 12/3
Kenmore washer and dryer, brand
new, 1 yr. old. $600 both obo.
Refrigerator $100 and a pine buffet
hutch, $300. 648-8974.
A short drive puts you in the home
of your Ireams at lower than rent.
Call 1-800-237-1675 or 1-800237-1673.
Rhett Butler Mobile Homes & Gulf
Coast Homes. 4tc11/26
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
Margaret Hale 648-5659
Frances Chaso-r"-- 229-8747
Ann Six 229-6392
Port St. Joe: Duplex, freshly painted, new appliances, excellent investment for rental income.
Owner financing. $48,500.-
Port St. Joe: 'New Listing: Lovely almost new brick home in good neighborhood. Spacious 2
bedroom 2 bath, FlOrida room, 2 car garage, satellite dish, fenced yard. Must see to appreciate.
Port St. Joe: New Listing: Large historic home with modem conveniences. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths,.
fireplaces, central heat & air, built-in kitchen. $125,000.
Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry home in perfect condition. Central heat & air, mini
blinds, ceiling fans, many other features. $55,000.
St. Joe Beach; Perfect for large family recently built 5 bedroom, 3 bath frame home on 2 lots.
New kitchen, central heat & air, fireplace, carpet & parquet floors. Owner transferred. Price.,
reduced to $68,000.
Port St. Joe: Owner anxious: Eager to sell this nice 3 bedroom, 1.% bath home with large kitchen,
Sgrage, nice neighborhood. Must see to appreciate. Many other features. $55,000.
Port St.. Joe: Mane an offer on this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home close to schools. Has many features:
large master bedroom, separate dining room, central heat & air, ceramic tile bath, well kept yard
with fruit trees, carport. ,
Beacon Hill: Charming 2 bedroom furnished cottage, new carport, fenced yard. Perfect for-
White City: 3 bedroom homeon 1 acre, fruit trees. $24,000.
North Port St. Joe: Good rental property, 2 bedroom, 1 bath house with-enclosed porch. House in
good condition. $17,200.
Mexico Beach: Easy living in this energy efficient cottage close to beach. Has central heat & air,
fan, fireplace, ceramic tile in bath & kitchen, asking $50.000. Owner will listen to offers.
Mexico Beach: Make an offer on this nice shaded lot with 3 bedroom, 2 bath trailer. Has larger
undeveloped lot next to it. Close to beach.
Oak Grove: Possible owner financing on this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, screen porch, outside.
storage. $37,000 asking price. Make an offer!
St. Joe Beach: 2 bedroom, 1 bath, central heat & air, carpet, new kitchen, deck, gulf view. Only
North Port St. Joe: 2 houses in good condition, $30,000.
North Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom, I bath, remodeled kitchen, new roof. Now only $12,500.
Oak Grove: Good rental property, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, den, carport. Only $21,500.
St. Joe Beach: 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, nice shaded lot, $31,500.
St. Joe Beach: Extra large, 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. Brand new carpet, new kitchen, only 2 blocks
from beach. $42,000. ,
St. Joe Beach: 2 lots on high ground. $13,500 each. Owner will listen to offers.
Ward Ridge: 2 lots 75'x185' each to be sold together. $16,000,
SMexico Beach: Owner wants to sell. 2 lots beachside of Hwy. 96. Can be used commercial, make
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive, $10,000.
St. Joe Beach: Price reduced on lot. Comer Coronado & Americus, now only $13,500.
St. Joseih Shores: 80'Gulf Front, Hwy. 98 to water.
Port St. Joe: Close to business district 50x170', $8,000.
St. Joe Beach: Large tract 231' on Highway and waterfront.
White City: Canal lot reduced to $28,000.
St. Joe Beach: Very nice home withfireplace, new kitchen, perfecifor large family: 5 bedrooms, 3
baths. $500 per month.
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6 stool home bar with back bar,
draft beer dispenser, complete in-
ventory including glasses, etc. Has to
be seen to be appreciated. Priced for a
quick sale. 227-1296. tfc 11/5
PECANS: Paper shell, $5.00 per 5
lb. bag. Available at FICO Farms of-
fice on Overstreet Hwy. near Wewa-
hitchka. 639-2285 or 639-2311.
For sale: Grocery business and
8COP liquor license. Only serious in-
quiries. Only written inquiries consi-
dered. Write: Dept. K, Box 308, c/o
The Star, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
3M "VQC" III copier in working
condition. 227-1296. tfc 11/5
Holiday Party Dresses, sizes 8-11.
A. 1 black taffeta; B. 1 royal blue satin
C. 1 red lace over taffeta (never worn)
D. 1 ivory lace over satin (suitable for
wedding dress; E. 1 lavender taffeta.
These dresses have only been worn
once and are in perfect condition. All
are tea-length except "B". Call
648-5838. 3tp 11/19
12'x65' 3 bedroom mobile home. Call
1-653-8965 or 227-1734. 2tc 11/26
Must sell: 28' Chris Craft cabin
cruiser, needs some cosmetic work,
runs great, older model, $3,500.
648-8155. tfc 11/19
Mobile home, 73 Van Dyke, 12'x60',
2 bd., 1. b, furnished. $4,000 firm.
Call 648-8835 between 5 & 8 p.m. only.
For appt. to see.
Yearly rental, Mexico Beach. Fur-
nished, 2 bd., 1% ba. luxury town-
house. $375 month. 904/893-8386.
please leave message. It 12/3
3 bedroom house in White City, $260
monthly. Call 648-5798.
1 bdrm. cottage, 406 Hwy. 98, $200 a
month, Mexico Beach. Call 904/784-
Homes for Rent: Annua, leases
available for 2 and 3 bedroom town-
homes. All appliances, some furnish-
ed, pool, tennis courts and other
amenities. Barrier Dunes Realty,
Cape San Blas. 229-2500. 3tc 12/3
Apartment for rent, 2 bdrm., ch&a,
carpet, unfurnished. Call Phil at
229-8409 or Kenny at 2294509 after 6.
For Rent: Mini-warehouse storage.
For more information call 229-6200.
Nice 2 bedroom, 1 bath trailer, 2
blocks from beach. Call 648-5361.
Warehouse space with office. Ap-
prox. 850 sq. ft. Suitable for contractor
or small service business. 227-1100
days only. tfc 11/19
2 bedroom trailer furnished, Sea St.,
St. Joe Beach. Call 229-6825 after 5:00.
2 bdrm., spacious apartments, easy
to' heat and cool. Reasonable deposit
and rent. No pets. Call 227-1689 after 6
p.m. Best deal in town, save on utility
bills! tfc 11/5
Rentals: 1-2 and 3 bedroom houses
& townhouses for rent. Now available.
6 months to 1 year lease required. Call
or stop by for complete information.
ERA Parker Realty, Hwy. 98 at 31st
St., Mexico Beach, FL 904/648-5777.
Year round rentals furnished and
unfurnished. Also mobile home
spaces. Call 648-5000. tfc 10/15
3 bedroom townhouse at Barrier
Dunes, Cape San Bias. Fully furn.,
beach clubhouse, pool, tennis courts.
$450 month. 1-386-2572 (h), 1-222-6891
(w). tfc 11/12
For Rent: Furnished 2 bedroom
trailer with air conditioner. Call
227-1260. 4tp 11/19
FOR RENT OR LEASE
A nice, clean, redecorated duplex
with new carpet & vinyl, ceiling fans,
ch&a, washer hookup, 2 big bedrooms
with bath, NE corner Hwy. 98 and 28th
St., Mexico Beach, 2 blocks from
shopping area. $300 per month.
904/385-7714 weekdays, 904/386-6004
evenings and 904/648-8789 weekend
evenings, tfc 11/5
Room for rent: By day, week,
month. Air cond., TV. Thames Hotel.
229-8723.302 Reid Ave. thru 12/87
For Rent: 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double
wide mobile home, Mexico Beach.
Furniture, w/d, has fenced yard on 2
lots. No pets, deposit required, 6
month lease. Call 229-6553. tfc 11/12
Trailer on private lot, 1 bedroom.
Call after 7 p.m., 227-7212. tfc 11/12
Close to beach: Furnished 2 bed-
room, 1 ba. trailer, ch&a, w/d extras.
No dogs. 648-5384. 2tp 11/26
No need for wet carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent machine. St. Joe Fur-
niture, 227-1251. thru 12/87
St. Joe Beach: Large 1 bedroom
duplex, partially furnished, 1 blk.
from beach. Deposit, no pets. $210
monthly. 229-8747 or 227-1450. tfc 10/22
For Rent: 3 bedroom trailer, fur-
nished, with central heat, Gulf Shore
Court, St. Joe Beach. Call 648-8211
after 6 p.m. tfe 11/12
Small trailer, ideal for 1 or 2 per-
sons. Completely furnished. 648-8481.
Furnished Ig. 1 bedroom apt. h&a,
no pets. Nicely furn., 2 bdrm. house,
screened breezeway, closed garage,
fenced yd, w/d, carpet, h&a, in town.
No pets. 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfc 11/5
Year round rentals, nice 1, 2 & 3
bedroom homes or townhomes, furn.
or unfurn., choose a gulf front or quiet
residential location. Call or stop by for
complete information, ERA Parker
Realty, Mexico Beach, Hwy. 98,
648-5777. tfc 11/5
2 bdrm., 2 h ba. luxury townhouse,
across.from beach. $425/mo. 648-8314.
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING PAYS
SELL YOUR UNWANTED ITEM
AND COLLECT CASH!
TRADS E SERIES
The American Legion Post 116,
meets the first Monday night of each
month at 8 p.m. tfc 11/26
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meetings .
Sunday 400 P.M,. Tuesday'8:'O P.M.
Thursday 8:(90 P.M. (Step Study):
All times eastern
same times as above. For further AA
information, call 648-8121.
, COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY,
All Forms of Insurance
422 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
REMODELING Home or Business
New or Old, Let Me Do It All
17 yrs. exp. Free Estimates
Jim Scoggins, 229-8320
THE LAUNDRY ROOM
408 Reid Ave. 229-6954
Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. 8 p.m
Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Self service or drop/off
,___ _._ thru 12/87
There will be a stated com-
munication the 1st & 3rd Thurs-
day of each month, 8:00 p.m.
H. B. Neel, W.M., C.C. Peterson,
Stop here first for a complete
306 Reid Avenue
C.R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clear-
ing, septic tanks, drain fields, fill
S;:Rt. 2,Box A1C; Port St. Joe
JOHN F. LAW
22 Years Experience
Workers CJmpensation, Occupa-
tional Diseases, Injuries and Ac-
cidents. No charge for first con-
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp Campground
Highway C-387 Howard Creek
Good pictures at good
I think it was something I ate.
kills bugs for up to
and saves you about $100 yearly.
*In costly pest control services.
Hurlbut Supply Co.
S306 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida
i CONCRETE FINISHING
COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL
WE ALSO LAY OUT HOUSE FLOORS
Carpentry, Repairs, Painting,
Ed Mosley 227-1209
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer -St. Joe Beach
Bisque & Finished Goods
during month of December
5 mi. south of Wewahitchka
on Highway 71
Sales, Service and Installation
FCC Licensed Technicians
FRANK RITCH 227-1590
130 Gulf St. St. Joe Beach
10 to 6, Tues. thru Fri.,
Saturday by appointment
Owners: Gayle & John Tatum
BRIGGS & STRATTON]
Bob's Small Engine
St. Joe Beach, FL
* Edgers Weedeaters Outboards
BAY VIEW SEPTIC
WE RENT PORT-O-LETS
PUMP SEPTIC TANKS
ROUTE 2, BOX A1C
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS YOUR
Sears Catalog Sales
Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue
* Commercial Building
* Residential Building
* Cabinet Work
Gen. Con. RG 0033843
GLEN F. COMBS 227-1689
P. O. BOX 456
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
REEVES FURNITURE &
REFERENCES FREE ESTIMATES Phone 229-6374
CALL AND TALK TO US ABOUT GETTING YOUR FURNITURE REFINISHED
TO LOOK LIKE NEW.
Across from Duren's Economy Store, Highway 98
Page 4B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla.- Thursday, December 3,1987
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY/INTER-
NAL REVENUE SERVICE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC
AUCTION SALE: Under the authority in Internal
Revenue Code section 6331, the property described
below has been seized for nonpayment of Internal
Revenue taxes due from Dewayne & Eunice
Manuel, P. O. Box 305, Port St. Joe, FL 3M0. The
property will be sold at public auction as provided
by Internal Revenue Code section 6335 and related
regulations. Date of Sale: December 1, 197; time
of sale: 11:00 a.m.; Place of sale: Front steps of
Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, FL 324. Ti-
tle offered: Only the right, title, and Interest of De-
wayne and Eunice Manuel in and to the property
will be offered for sale. If requested, the Internal
Revenue Service will furnish information about
possible encumbrances, which may be useful in
determining the value of the interest being sold.
Description of property: unimproved real property
consisting of 105 x 420 foot lot, located on Highway
381; Gulf County with legal description as follows:
Commence at the Southeast corner of the Nor-
thwest Quarter of Northwest Quarter of Section 33,
.Township 5 South, Range 9 West, and run North 26
feet; thence West 700 feet to State Road No. 31 for
point of beginning: from said point run South 10
feet; thence East 420 feet; thence North 106 feet;
thence West 420 feet to point of beginning, said
parcel containing one acre, more or less, and being
In the Northwest Quarter of Northwest Quarter of
Section 33, Township 5 South, Range 6 Wet, Gulf
County, Florida. Property may be inspected at:
Highway 381,2 miles east of Hwy. 71, Gulf County,
Plorida. Payment terms: Full payment required
on acceptance of highest bid. Form of payment:
Al payments must be by cash, certified check,
cashier's or treasurer's check or by a United
States postal, bank, express, or telegraph money
order. Make check or money order payable to the
Internal Revenue Service.
Signed: Karen S. Barber, Revenue Officer,
12/1/87, address for information about the sale, 30
W. Government Street, Panama City, FL 32401,
telephone (904) 769-3673.
2t 12/3/87& 12/10/87
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY/INTER-'
NAL REVENUE SERVICE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC
AUCTION SALE: Under the authority in Internal
Revenue Code section 6331, the property described
below has been seized for nonpayment of internal
revenue taxes due from Dewayne & Eunice
Manuel, P. 0. Box 711, Wewahitchka, FL 3246S.
The property will be sold at public auction as pro-
vided by Internal Revenue Code section 6335 and
related regulations. Date of Sale: December 18,
1987; time of sale: 1:00 p.m.; Place of sale: corner
of Osceola and Highway 71, Wewahitchka, Florida,
Gulf County. Title offered: Only the right, title, and
interest of Dewayne and Eunice Manuel in and to
the property will be offered for sale. If requested,
the Internal Revenue Service will furnish Informa-
tion about possible encumbrances, which may be
useful in determining the value of the intereNt be-
ing sold. Description of property: Commercial
building consisting of 2,425 sq. ft., more or less. and
the contents. Real property consisting of lots 36,
S, the south 16 +% feet of lot 37, lot 38 and W% of lot
39, located at corner of Osceola and Main St.,
Wewahitchka, FL, Gulf County with legal descrip.
tion as follows:
Lot 38 and W of lot 39, Mack's Addition to the City
of Wewahitchka, Florida as per Official Plat of the
same being filed in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, Gulf County, Florida; AND the Thirty-
Three and One-third (33%) feet front on North side
of Lot 37 running back 112 feet in Mack's Addition
to the Town of Wewahitchka, Florida, as per Plat
on file in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court,
Gulf County, Florida: AND Lot 36 and the South 16
S +% feet of Lot 37 in Mack's Addition to the Town of
Wewahitchka, Florida, as per Plat on file in the O(-
fice of Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf County, Floridai
Property may be inspected at the corner of
Osceola and Highway 71, Wewahitchka, Florida
between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. on
date of sale. Contents of hardware store business
located at the comer of Osceola and Main Street,
Wewahitchka, Florida, Gulf County. Contents of
hardware store business located at the corner of
Osceola and Main Strtet, Wewahitchka, Florida,
Gulf County. Inventory is as follows:
GROUP I: 1lot misc. vacuum cleanersuppliesand
parts; 1 lot misc. hunting supplies such as: 9 boxes
copperhead .22 caliber lead pellets, 6 boxes cop-
perhead .177 caliber Ipld pellets, 25 pkgs. Sun
slick, misc. sizes, 19 pkgs. of brushes for shot gun,
misc. sizes; 1 lot misc. fan replacement parts; 166
used paper back books; 14 stove pipes; 2 Wilson
youth league fielder's gloves; 2 Franklin-datchers
mitts; 1 Wilson catchers mitt; 3 metal baseball
bats; I lot misc. fishing supplies; 1 lot misc.
* replacement parts for lawn chairs; 81 misc. sizes
furnace filters; I Magavox multi-mode game car-
tridge Odyssey; 1 Audiovox 5" dual-mount wedge
car speaker system; 1 lot misc. electrical supplies
and parts, such as: 38 pkgs. electrical all-purpose
wire, 104 misc.: sizes face plates, 1 indoor
decorative ceiling fixture, 1 power pole box, I
breaker switch box; 1 lot misc. plumbing supplies
& replacement parts; 5 flotation vests; 1 lot misc.
lawn mower supplies and replacement parts, such
as: 2 replacement grass catcher bags for lawn
mowers, 24 lawn mower mufflers, misc. sizes, 10
btls. Snapper "00" grease; 1 lot misc. bicycle sup-
plies & replacement parts such as: 5 bicycle
wheels, 4 bicycle handle bars, 6 bicycle tires, misc.
sizes, 62 pkgs. bikemates chain connecting links;
124 automotive V velts; 4 plastic hunting vests; 1
misc. lot painting supplies & sandpaper, such as:
13 Servi-Star "9" mental roller & pan, 21 paint
brushes, misc. sizes, 22 cans of spray paint, misc.
sizes & colors, 77 pkgs. Kokie "5" sanding discs; 1
lot misc. lawnmower supplies & replacement parts
such as: 22 springs for lawnmowers; 1 asst. of
lawnmower blades, 5 lawn mower tires, 8xl.75: I
lot misc. hardware supplies; 1 lot misc. of insect
spray supplies; 1 lot misc. lawn & garden supplies;
1 lot misc. carpentry supplies such as: 3 mitre
boxes; 1 lot misc. spools of cable, rope and chain, I
set of trainer scales, 1 lot misc. weather proofing
supplies, 1 lot misc. hardware supplies & parts,
such as: 19 American padlock %"; 4 Belwith
padlock, 7/8"; 1 shelf of asst. sizes screws, nails,
brads,'auts, bolts; 1 lot automotive supplies & ac-
cessores such as: 12 Trico wiper blade refills, 7
AC air filters (asst. sizes), 6 22 oz. Prestone super
Bash, 43 Western Auto oil filters; 25 Fram oil
filters; 17 Waukers oil filters (2 sizes), 8 Westline
oil filter cartridges; 9 bearing replacement sets; 14
Wizard shock absorbers, 11 GE high beam
headampa; 1 lock washer, 1 Brother typewriter
with cover, 1 alarm system centurion, 1 BR-2500
TEC cash register; I Wizard adding machine; 1
lock.washer; 1 gumbal machine; 1 key making
machine & blank keys; I Texas Instrument
calculator; 1 SCM calculator; 1 key machine
(old); I lot office supplies; I lot misc. tractor bat-
teries; 1 Unitrix classic 2000 cash register; 1 swim-
ming pool pump tank, SN 36048; 1 Hoover upright
floor vacuum; 1 Tpfguard 5 gal. cans; 1 misc.
heavy guage cable; 1 misc. galvanized cable; I
window fan; 3 gas beaters (big & misc. sizes); 1
baby bed and highchair; 2 glass patio doors with
frame; 1 Victor cable register; 1 Kersone tank; 1
heavy duty extension cord; I Everready battery
tester, misc. shelves; 1 small Edison fan forced
portable heater; I clock radio, 1 round table 1
chair; 1 wood desk with chair, 1 lamp, I five
drawer file cabinet; 1 electric medallion II
typewriter; I check locked paymaster protection;
7 Timex quartz watches.
Payment terms: Full payment required on accep-
i tance of highest bid. Form of payment: All
payments must be made by cash, certified check,
cashier's or treasurer's check or by a United
States postal, bank, express, or telegraph money
order. Make check or money order payable to the
Internal Revenue Service.
Signed: Karen S. Barber, Revenue Officer,
12/1/87, address for information about the sale, 30
W. Government St., RM 101, Panama City, FL
32401, telephone (904) 769-3673.
2t 12/3/87 & 12/10/87
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
Case No. 87-69
IN RE: The Estate of
WESLEY A. PATE
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS .AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED IN
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the ad-
ministration of the Estate of WESLEY A. PATE,
deceased, Case No. 87-649 is pending in the Circuit
Court for Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division,
thlie address of which is GULF COUNTY COUR-
THOUSE, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The Personal
Representative of the estate is SHERAL B. PATE
whose address is P. 0. Box 1131, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The name and address of the Per-
sonal Representative's Attorney are as set forth
All persons having claims or demands against
the Estate are required, WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE to file with the
Clerk of the above Court a written statement of any
demand or claim they may have. Each claim must
be in writing and must indicate the basis of the
claim, the name and address of the creditor or his
Agent or Attorney and the amount claimed. If the
claim is not yet due, the date when it will become
due shall'be stated. If the claim is contingent or
unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be
stated. If the claim is secured, the security shall be
described. The Claimant shall deliver sufficient
copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk
to mail one copy to each Personal Representative.
All persons interested in the Estate to whom a
copy of this Notice of Administration has been
mailed are required, WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any ob-
jections they may have that challenge the validity
of the decedent's will. the qualifications of the per-
spnal representatsyp, or the venue' or jurisdiction'
of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
Date of the first publication, of this Notice of
Administration is Thursday, December 3,1987.
Is SIHERAL B. PATE,
Personal Representative of the
Estate of WESLEY A. PATE, deceased.
Is/ WILLIAM J. RISH
Attorney for Personal Representative
P. O. Box 39
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
Thi Board of County Commission of Gulf Coun-
ty will receive sealed bids from any person, com-
pany, or corporation interested in selling the Coun-
ty the following described personal property:
; Rescue System (Hurst. Model 32B or
equivalent) with the following:
1.. Each of the components of the system are to be
delivered full of fire resistant hydraulic fluid and
ready to operate.
2. The system is to include a chain and hook
package and a dual hose package so that two tools
may be connected to the power unit.
3. Delivery of the system will include training of
Bob McSpadden Named Acting President
Meeting in special session recent-
ly, the District Board of Trustees of
Gulf Coast Community College ap-
pointed Dr. Robert L. McSpadden as
McSpadden, who currently serves
as vice president of the college, will
assume his new role on February 20,
the day after Dr. Larry W. Tyree is
scheduled to depart for Dallas, Texas,
where he was named chancellor of the
Dallas County Community College
McSpadden, who came to Bay
County when his father was assigned
to Tyndall Air Force Base in 1953,
taught at Mowat Junior High School.
our personnel on the use and maintenance of the
4. Delivery of the system will not exceed ten (10)
working days upon receipt of order.
Component units., are: -Power unit,
-Spreading/Pulling Tool, -Cutting Tool,
Delivery date must be specified. Liquidated
damages for failure to deliver unit on. specified'
date will be set at $25.00 per 'day. Complete
specifications on file at Clerk's Office.
Bids will be received until 9:00 o'clock, A.M.,
E.S.T., January 12, 1988, at the Office of the Clerk
of Circuit Court, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, FL
32456. The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
BOARD of COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Chairman.
2t12/3 & 12/10/87
NOTICE TO RECEIVE BIDS
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Coun-
ty Commissioners, of Gulf County, Florida, will
receive bids and/or proposals for. a silent alarm
system.for the Gulf County Courthouse.
The locations of the alarm stations and the cen-
tral control point may be obtained from the Office
of the Administrative Assistant Larry Wells at the
Gulf County Courthouse.
The bids and/or proposals will be accepted by
the Clerk of Circuit Court at the Gulf County Court-
house until 9:00a.m., December 8,1987.
Delivery date must be specified. Liquidated
damages for failure to deliver unit on specified
date will be set at $25.00 per day. The Board
reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD of COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
By- /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Chairman
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF'
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 87-231
IN RE: The Marriage of
GERRI LYNN DAVIS,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: GERRI LYNN DAVIS
408 Main Street
Marksville, Louisiana 71351
(Last Known Address)
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for
dissolution of marriage has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to it on CHARLES A. COSTIN,
ESQUIRE, Petitioner's attorney, whose address is
Post Office Box 98, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, on
or before December 24, 1987, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court, either before service
on Petitioner's attorney or imipediatelk there-
after; otherwise a default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the complaint or
DATED this 20th day of November, 1987.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk,. SEAL
from 1966 to 1969, when he joined the
GCCC faculty as an assistant profes-
sor of political science.
He received his associate's de-
gree from GCCC and his bachelor's,
master's, and doctor's degrees from
The Florida State University.
While at Gulf Coast, McSpadden
has held the positions of director of
Community Services (1972-73), dean
of Continuing Education (1973-77),
dean of Academic Affairs (1977:83),
and vice president of Instructional
Services (1983-87). He has been vice
president of the college since July 1.
Currently a member of the
Commission on Colleges of the
Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools, McSpadden has served as a
consultant on accreditation through-
out the 11-state region.
He is a member of the Governor's
Advisory Committee on Chapter 2
Block Grants and is a director of the
Florida Collegiate Consortium for
International and Intercultural Edu-
He has served on the Zoning
Committee of the Bay County School
.Board since 1984 and is a member of
the Bay County Teacher Education,
Named in 1972 as the Panama
City Jaycees' "Outstanding Young
Educator," McSpadden has been
active with the United Way, the
Cancer Society, the Girl's Club,
United Cerebral Palsy, the Chamber
of Commerce, the Panama City
Kiwanis Club, and West Bay Elemen-
He is a member of the St. Andrew
United Methodist Church and the
Northside Elementary School PTA.
The trustees are expected to
discuss the procedure for selecting a
permanent president at their regular
meeting on Dec. 17.
Set Up for Slain
A memorial fund has been
established at the Lynn Haven
Commercial Bank, Lynn Haven, for
anyone wishing to contribute in honor
of slain wildlife officer Ray Lynn
Officer Barnes was killed Satur-
day evening, Nov., 21, in the line of
duty while patroling in' Walton Coun-
ty. He was a four-year veteran of the.
Florida Game'and Fresh Water Fish
Commission and is survived by his.
wife Judy, and daughters Keisha, 10
and Crystal- 7.
All funds collected will go to the
family for expenses and other needs.
Funds may be sent to the memorial
fund for Ray Lynn Barnes, Lynn
Haven Commercial Bank, P.O. Box
100, Lynn Haven 32444.
Dr. Robert L. McSpadden
Turasures by the Sea
"Where Shopping Is Fun"
(formerly Port St. Joe Wholesale, Retail)
Highway 98 Highland View
Open Monday thru Saturday; 10 AM-to 6 PM
CHRISTMAS 40 sq. ft. rolls
Gift Wrap . . .
Great Gi'ft Idea
10" Tricycles ........
15" Doll. . . .
Buggy Car ..... .
Every Child Wants One!!
Time and Date
Large Selection, of
Toys & Gifts
3 [ Auto
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3, 1987 Page 1C
Care Given to Christmas Tree Enhances Holiday
Attention In Selection and Proper and
by Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Agent
To many people the holiday
season is not complete without a
Christmas tree, there are a few things
you can look for to obtain the best tree
possible. Correct maintenance of the
tree is also important to extend its
longevity and retain its attractive-
Also any evergreen can function
as a Christmas tree, but there are
several which are particularly suit-
able. The scotch pine is one of the
most popular with pyramidal shape
and dense needles. The needles have a
blue tine and grows up to three inches
in length with a bushy appearance.
The Douglas fir is also a popular
choice. This tree has short needles
about one inch long with a silver band
under the surface. The balsom fir is
considered the traditional Christmas
tree of the Eastern United States. It
has short rounded needles with twigs
growing at right angles to the
branches. Many spruce trees are also spring
used for Christmas trees because of cate
their dense, symmetrical needles., man
When buying your tree, there are stum
several things to look for. Most tree
importantly, purchase a tree with bottle
\ good needle capability. Douglas fir with
and scotch pineliretain needles well.
Spruce, on the' other hand, lose few
needles quickly. Fresher trees will than
hold their needles longer so the most tree
recently cut, the better. Check for watt
freshness by bending the needles and haza
observing if they're flexible and
It I t P'un a
thw In a U>
ROY LEE CARTER
ng back. Breaking needles
that the tree is not fresh. See
y needles fall when the
ip is bounced on the ground.
is old if more than a few fall
om on the stump should be s
The tree should be purchase
.days before Christmas rz
weeks before Christmas a;
will become dry, even if ke
er thus becoming a potential
You will also want to look
tree with altractive color, a full
appearance and a canical symmetri-
cal shape. A pleasing fragrance will
also enhance the tree's appeal.
Once you've selected your tree.
you'll want to keep it as fresh as
possible so it will remain attractive
throughout the holidays. As soon as
you get it home, cut the base of the
tree so that the fresh surface can
atsorb water. Immediately place the
tree in a suitable container of water
and keep water in the stand contin-
Never allow the stump to dry out.
The tree can absorb up to a quart of
water a day so adding water each day
may be necessary. Make sure the
container is sturdy and will not topple
over. The tree should be placed away
from vents or other heating sources
which will dry the tree quickly: A well
watered tree not only keeps its
needles longer, but will also reduce
the chances of it becoming a fire
indi- Choose decorations carefully to
* how enhance the tree's beauty but reduce
tree its potential as a fire hazard. Never
T The use candles on the tree. Be careful not
The to overload circuits by having too
ticky many plugs in one outlet. Examine the
lighting sets from past years for loose
sed a connections, frayed wires, and broken
father sockets. Remember to turn off the
s the tree lights when no one is home, or at
pt in bedtime.
l fire Using the evergreen tree in the
Christmas celebration began in Ger-
for a many over 400 years ago. It gained
popularity in the United States when
Hlessian soldiers of the Revolutionary
war decorated trees according to their
German custom. The Christmas tree
continues as an established symbol of
our holiday traditions. By following
the above hints, your tree can remain
attractive throughout the holiday
Tim Beard Earns
MS Degree at FSU
On December 12 Timothy (Tim)
L. Beard. a native of Pqrt st. Joe will
be awarded the Master of Science
Degree, in education from Florida
State University with an emphasis in
vocational rehabilitation counseling.
Tim also has a Bachelor's of Science
Degree from Florida State and an
Associate's of Arts Degree from
Florida A&M University. He has been
employed by Leon County and Florida
State University as a career counselor
for the past two years.
Tim has accepted a position with
Health and Rehabilitative Services as
a Medical Disability Examiner and
will begin work December 4. Tim also
serves as an associate minister,
Sunday School teacher, and youth
president at the Progressive Church
of our Lord Jesus, Inc. in Tallahassee.
He is married to the former Wendy
Gavin of Tallahassee. Tim is a 1980
honor graduate of Port St. Joe High
School. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Roosevelt Beard, Sr. of Port St. Joe.
Will Prolong the Natural Beauty
MATTHEW S. GROOM,
Certified Public Accountant
announces the opening of his practice in the
Delta Office Center
2017 Delta Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Telephone (904) 386-9309
HIGHLAND VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Corner of Fourth Street and Second Avenue
SUNDAY SCHOOL ............ ......... 9:45 A.M.
WORSHIPSERVICE ........... ............ 11:00 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) .............. .............. 6:00 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday)........................... 7:00 P.M.
NURSERY PROVIDED JIMMY CLARK, Pastor
Remember Christmas with Photos
/ Christmas Enlargements
Extra Film for Christmas
Photo Insert Cards
318 Reid Ave. Phone 227-7428
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Page C The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla.- Thursday, Deceber 3,197
Local Forester Speaks to St.
Tom Beitzel; forester of the
Florida Division of Forestry for Gulf
and Bay Counties showed slides of
Florida's forests with his informative
address on preserving them at St.
Joseph Bay Chapter DAR meeting
last Wednesday at the Garden Center.
"Florida has 34 million acres of
woodlands of, which the state has
half," stated Beitzel. "The state
plants one hundred million trees each
year more than any other in the
nation", he added.
The 147 miles, eight billion dollar
Sunny Side Up
by EmiUy Roche
Doctor to., stout patierit:
"You've been swallowing
your food again."
Harassed butcher to fussy
customer: "Anything else
you'd like to -know-per-
haps the name of the
Thank-you note from a
nine'year-old: "I love the
book you sent me at Christ-
mas. I have been reading it
day and night and am now
on page ten."
Jimmy Durante bet on a
horse at Santa Anita, and
the nag lost by inches.
"What that horse needed,"
bragged an ex-jockey, "was
"What he needed," correct-
ed Durante, "'was my
You can bet on
& Appliance Store
every time and be a winner.
}\ -* --- ---
ty Chapter of DAR
forest industry in Florida is exceeded Mrs. Jamet Heathcoc]
only by those of tourism and citrus; chairman, presented thi
Deadline for Fall Nursing Is Feb. 29
Students seeking, admission to the
Pall 1988 Associate Degree Nursing'
Program at Gulf Coast Community
College must file a completed applica-
tion by Feb. 29.
More information about the Asso-
ciate Degree Nursing Program is
available at 769-1551, ext. 346.
Shown are Mrs. James Heatheock, program chairman tfor- iAR and otl
Beitzel, Bay and Gulf counties Forester, speaker. -Star photo
the woodlands .-benefit the state by
shelteririg. wildlife, providing recre-
ation;, classifying water and shelter-
Conservation of the forests is vital
to the future of Florida with 1,000
people a day moving here and needing
space a real challenge.
A spirited question and answer
period followed Beitzel's address.
When you fill out your Form
W-4 or W-4A, "Employee's
If you can be claimed'on your
parent's or another person's tax
return, you generally cannot be
exempt from income tax
withholding. To get it right, read
the instructions that came with
your Form W-4 or W-4A.
Jolie Is Three
Jolie Hogan celebrated her third
birthday recently at her home with a
Care Bear party. She was joined by
many of her family and friends to
make this day extra special.
Jolie is the daughter of Ronnie
and Janet Hogan. She is the grand-
daughter of Ken and Betty Murphy
and Tomi Ed Hogan of Geneva, Ala.
Mrs. Paul Kunel, regent; presided at
Other business included th Na-
tional Defense report by Mrs. Archie
Gardner on the miracle of our
Constion, the report of Mrs. Tom
Owens of her visit to the Veterans
Hospital in Gainesville with gifts from
the chapter and the collections of
costume jewelry and dash for DAR
Schools by Mrs. Stiles Brown.
The next chapter mfieeting* will be
at the Charles Nortoi home on St.
Joseph Drive for the twelfth annual
Christmas membership tea on Wed-
nesday, December 16.
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Grow Your Sprouts with Minimum Effort
reach optimum length.
-e-- gardless of the method you
choose, the results must be used or
stored as soon as they reach proper
size. If you don't plan to eat them
/immediately, place them in covered
containers in the refrigerator. They'll
Keep three to five days.
Once thought of only as Chinese
vegetables, bean sprouts are now
widely used in a variety of dishes.
Sprouts are easy to grow, and they're
Scouts Clean Up Beach
Boy Scout Troop 47 and Girl Scout Troop 155 combined their efforts to
clean up the bay side nature trail recently at St. Joseph Peninsula State
Park. The troops extend their thanks to Capt. James Mock and his
park employees for their assistance. Shown left to right are: Casey Wit-
ten, Angle Griffin, Solitaire Pincus, Natalie Gant, Christie McCulley,
Marcy Huft and Melissa Anderson. Not pictured: Katie Richardson,
Kellie Kennington, Delana Linton, Kim Franklin, and Jennifer McNeill.
In the photo below are new members who have recently joined Boy'
Scout Troop 47. They are, from left: Darrion Dawson, Dennis Thomas,
Scout Leader Bob Bearden, Aaron Bearden, Chris Williams and Clint
a good source of protein, as well as
many vitamins and minerals. In
addition to being very nutritious,
sprouts are inexpensive. Half-a-cup of
dried beans will explode into a quart
of sprouts, costing only about three
cents a serving.
Many methods of sprouting beans-
seem to give good results. The three
I'll discuss in this article. My
information on bean sprouts was
provided by Extension Vegetable
Specialists Jim Stephens, of the
University of Florida's Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences.
The first step in sprouting is the
same for all three methods. After
buying some beans or seeds sold
specifically for sprouting, sort them
carefully, choosing only clean whole
specimens. Thoroughly wash about a
quarter of a cup of those you select
placing them in a bowl or jar and
cover them with lukewarm water. Let
the beans stand overnight. By morn-
ing they should have expanded to
about three times their dry size. Rinse
them well, and pour off all excess
water. Now, you're ready to process
with one of our three sprouting
methods. To use the first method,
place a couple of tablespoons of
soaked beans in a quart jar, cover the
top securely with nylon mesh or
cheese cloth. Turn the jar on its side,
so the beans form a thin layer, and
place the jar in a warm, dark humid
The next step is very important.
At least, three times every day, until
-the sprouts are ready, pour lukewarm
water into the jar, swirl it around, and
drain it off. The seeds should be kept
moist, but not wet.
Depending on the beans or seeds
you're using, sprouts will develop in
three to five days. Rinse and drain the
sprouts as soon as they reach
optimum length, and before rootlets
appear. If you're germinating mug
beans, the sprouts should be one and a
half to two and a half inches long when
they're harvested. Alfalfa sprouts are
best when they're about one inch long,
Soy bean sprouts should be no longer
than one-half inch before harvest. And
William Schlickman Named
to Serve As Aide-de-Camp
Wmi. R. Schlickman TV ,st .."'Our,programs touchgav Piti-; W
10069, Port St. Joeh eea o zen m .the commu o y veteran nd ,.
by VFW Nati r.i lComfader-".', non-veteran aite. I am ple %e ,to .
*) Chief Earl L. Stock, 'r., ofFrtPlan, make this. appointment because I
N.Y., to serve as a National Aide-de- know Comrade Schlickman will do an
Camp for 1987-88. outstanding job for the VFW, the
Stock, head of the over two-mil- veteran and the community."
lion member organization of overseas
veterans commented, "It is because
of the tireless efforts of civic and
patriotic minded citizens like Com-
rade Schlickman that the veterans
and the communities the VFW serves
have been affected in a positive
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Adkison of Wewahitchka, has gradu-
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Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Ky.
The training was conducted under
the one station unit training (OSUT)
program, which combines basic com-
bat training and advanced individual
training into one 13-week period.
During the course, students re-
ceived training in the duties of a tank
crewman, including firing the tank's
armament and small weapons. In-
struction was also given in field radio
operations, map reading, and tank
maintenance and repair.
He is a 1987 graduate of Wewa-
hitchka High School.
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sesame and sunflower sprouts should
be used as soon as they're visible.
To employ the second method,
spread a couple of tablespoons of
soaked beans on several layers of
dampened paper towels, fitted into a
colander, or perforated plastic tray.
Wrap the container in a black plastic
bag but leave the opening loose, to
allow ventilation. As with the first
method, the seeds must be rinsed
thoroughly, three times each day.
When the sprouts first appear, you
can replace the black plastic bag with
a clear one, so you'll be able to tell
when the sprouts have reached their
To use the third method, just
place a couple of tablespoons of
soaked beans in the bottom of a new
clay flowerpot, that's been saturated
with water. Place a cloth screen over
the bottom hole, and cover the entire
pot with a layer of muslin or cheese
cloth. As previously described, the
beans should be rinsed and drained
three times a day, until the sprouts
CARD OF THANKS
The Board of Directors, staff, and
senior citizens of the Gulf County
Senior Citizens Association, Inc. want
to publicly thank another true and
loyal friend for all that he and his staff
have done for us in 1987.
Sheriff Al, we all love you. Thank
you for your continued loyalty and
dedication to the elderly in Gulf
County. The fish cooker that you have
provided for us has been a tremend-
ous help with our fund raising dinners.
You have always come through for us.
Please excuse our late evening
telephone calls, and accept our
deepest appreciation for all that
In spite of the rain, the picnic was
a real treat for all who visited the
Dead Lakes. The seniors are already
talking about the picnic for 1988.
Happy Holidays to you, your staff,
and your family. You will always be a
friend of the gulf County Senior
I FRZEN OOD EPT
MORTON 8 oz.
POT PIES /
Ore Ida Tater Tots ......
IGA Orange Juice............
Meadow Gold Ice Cream.......
Meadow Gold Fudge Bar.......
I DAIRY DPARTENT
MERICO 5 count
Shedd's Spread .........
Kraft Cheddar(Mild-Med.) ..
Kraft Sharp Cheddar .....
Kraft American Singles ...
Kraft Velveeta Cheese ....
Kraft Onion Dip .........
Kraft Jalapeno Dip. ..... .
Kraft French Onion Dip ....
Sunny Delight Punch......
3 lb. $149
8 oz. $129
12 oz. $149
32 oz. $369
8 oz. 79C
8 oz. 89
64 oz. 99
10 bags or more
25 c off per bag
NABISCO 16 ounce
SESSIONS 2 gallons
. Cello Carrots.
Bell Peppers oi
C. RISC ,'.
Red Delicious, Gold Delic
and Red Rome
PORT ST. JOE
Permit No. 3
Wewahitchka, fL 32465
PRICES GOOD DEC. 3-9, 1987
U-91 I SKI-;1n 1 CA T
WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF
Fruit Cake Materials
IGA 12 ounce
Green Giant Vegetables .....
IGA Cream of Chick. Soup ...
IGA Cream of Mush. Soup ...
Van Camp Pork & Beans ....
Perfection Rice ...........
Joy Dish Liquid ...........
Heinz Ketchup. ...... .
Domino O1X, Brown Sugar...
Tropicana Orange Juice .....
Kleenex Facial Tissues......
Kleenex Dinner Napkins .....
Kleenex Cocktail Napkins ...
Log Cabin Country Syrup ....
Tetley Tea Bags.. ....... .
Argo Corn Starch .........
Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix .......
Crystal Hot Sauce .. .......
French's Wor'shire Sauce .
Martha White Cake Flour ....
16 oz 2/88
3 Ibs. 69
32 oz $129
64 oz. $139
250 ct. $39
50 ct 89
50 ct. 89C
24 oz. 179
100 ct. $239
16 oz. 69C
10 oz. 89C
2 Ibs. 99
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IGA Open Top Bread ......
IGA Cinnamon Rolls .......
IGA Petite Rolls ..........
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. pak 69c
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TABLERITE BEEF BONELESS
Whole Ribeye .
TABLERITE BOSTON BUTT
Pork Roast. ......
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Chuck Steak (FAMILY PAK)
TABLERITE BEEF BONELESS
TABLERITE BEEF CUBED
Chuck Steak (FAMILY PAK)
TABLERITE BEEF BONELESS
Stew Meat ......
TABLERITE BEEF BONELESS
Shoulder Steak (FAMIL
Smoked Pork Chops
SUNNYLAND REG. OR HOTEL
Sliced Bacon ....
Hot Dogs.... .
IGA REG., THICK OR BEEF
Sliced Bologna ...
SUNNYLAND REG. OR BEEF
Jumbo Franks ....
Breakfast Links ..
SUNNYLAND REG. OR HOT FRESH
Ham Sausage ....
Smoked Sausage .
. . Lb.:
. . Lb. $1
. . Lb. $228
PAK . Lb. $178
. . Lb.$ 38
. 2oz. 99C
. Lb. $148
. Lb. $168
. 12oz. $308
. . Lb. J
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luice Oranges $ 1.39
5 Ib. bag
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Page 6C The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3,1987
Minutes. .County Commission It's Best to Know
The Board of County Commis-
'sioners of Gulf County, met October
27, 1987 in regular session with the.
following members present: Chair-
man Douglas C. Birmingham, Billy
Branch,.A.B. Traylor, Nathan Peters,
Jr., and Eldridge Money. Others *
present were: Sheriff Al Harrison,
Attorney William J. Rish, Mosquito
Control Director Sam Graves, Jr.,
Road Superintendent Bob Lester,
Clerk Benny Lister, Deputy Clerk
Maurell Cumbie and Administrative
Assistant Civil Defense Director
The meeting came to order at 7:00
The Administrative Assistant
opened the meeting with prayer and
led the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
The Chairman stated the Board
would table approval of the October
13, 1987 minutes until the next
Larry Bilbo, Department of High-
way Safety and Motor Vehicles,
Division of Drivers License,.Tallahas-
see, and Rhudine Skipper, Division of
Drivers License, Port St. Joe office,
were present, requesting approval of
available space to locate a modular
office (county had suggested adjacent
to the courthouse left side), near
parallel parking area and advising the
State of Florida would pay for all costs
incurred in set up of the office (sewer
connection, survey, etc.). Branch
moved the Board allow the Division of
Drivers License to set up a trailer on
county property provided the City has
no objection. Traylor seconded the
motion. Money requested the trailer
be located on back of property to leave
space for buildings the St. Joseph
Historical Society are obtaining to
place in this area. The Chairman
requested Peters, Money and Attor-
ney Rish meet with the Division of
Drivers License personnel 'to discuss
all details of site set up. Upon vote, the
motion passed unanimously. The
Board agreed for its attorney to
request the variance from the City for
the State of Florida to place a trailer
on this site. Bilbo to contact the
Administrative Assistant in a few
days to inquire of City's decision.
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Peters, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved the Beaches Fire
Department Chief's request for the
Board.to advertise to receive bids to
purchase six pagers, military type,
water repellant, five year warranty to
be included in specifications (paid
from the fire department budget).
Evan Williams reported there is a
decrease in water pressure in the
Beaches Water System and if there
was a fire, there would be a serious
problem with no fire protection for the
beaches area. Williams requested the
board schedule a special meeting
with the citizens of the beaches area to
inquire if they would like the Board to
pujsue the beaches area to inquire if
thfy would like the Board to pursue
gf nt monies, etc. to .upgrade the
system for fire protection (elevated,
tank). The Board agreed and the
Chairman requested Branch contact
the fire department set up a meeting
date convenient for the people of the
area and report back to the Board.
Money requested the meeting be
advertised in the newspaper. The
Chairman requested Williams submit
cost estimates to Branch.
Evan Williams of St. Joe Beach
requested the Board give serious
consideration to purchasing two gar-
bage trucks for county-wide garbage
collection instead of eliminating the
garbage trailers and allowing private
collection agencies to service the
county. Williams stated private col-
lection agencies charged higher and
',higher fees and prior to having the
garbage trailers, there was a lot of
problems with people dumping gar-
bage in woods a few blocks from
people's homes. The Chairman stated
the Boardwas a long way from taking
final action and would take this into
The Clerk submitted annual fi-
nancial reports to the Board. A copy of
these reports is on file in the Clerk's
Upon motion by Traylor, second
by Branch and unanimous vote, the
Board approved an inventory change
at the Wewahitchka Health Depart-
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Money, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved payment of a
Medicaid invoice in the amount of
Upon motion by Peters, second by
Branch, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved payment of a prison-
er medical invoice, payable from the
previous year's budget to Buzzett's
Drug'Store, Carmela Farulla, M.D.
and Dr. Robert E. King.
Upon motion by Traylor, second
by Branch, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved payment of 12 of an
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MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
EVENING WORSHIP.. 6:00 p.m.
WED. EVENING ...... 7:00 p.m.
REV. ROBERT RATHBUN
invoice with the State of Florida
Department of Health and Rehabilita-
tive Services for roof renovation at
Port St. Joe Health Center.
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Traylor, and unanimous vote, the
Board approve the Chairman execut-
ing a contract between Gulf County
and Charles A. Gaskin, Architect, for
roof renovation project at Port St. Joe
Health Center at 2 percent of
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Money and unanimous vote, the
Board approved the Chairman execut-
ing a contract between Gulf County
and St. Joe Custom Builders, Contrac-
tor, for roof renovation project. Port
St. Joe Health lCenter in the amount of
Upon motion by Traylor, second
by Branch, and unanimous vote. the
Board approved refund of the county's
portion of several cancelled tax
certificates. A copy of them is on file
in the Clerk's office.
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Money and unanimous vote, the
Board approved payment of $110.00 to
George Core for searching the public
records and field inspections of access
sites to the Gulf beach, listing 17 sites
on inventory forms (work requested
by the Department of Natural Re-
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Traylor, and the following vote, the
Board approved, payment of the
following invoice. Branch, Traylor,
Money voted yes. The Chairman voted
yes, based on fact the Board request-
ed Core to perform work; however, he
strongly suggested the Board write
Gainous requesting reimbursement.
Peters voted no.
Research public records to deter-
mine whether or not a street right of
way has been closed, lying between
4th and 5th Streets in Highland View.
Two trips to inspect site, Title
search of public records, conference
with abutting land owners, $35.00.
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Peters, and unanimous vote, the
Board agreed to write Danny Gainous
The Clerk reported the County
Agent submitted an expenditure for
travel to Orlando and in-county travel
for September and with these invoices
he had slightly overspent his budget.
Upon motion by Branch, second by
Money and unanimous vote, the Board
approved writing Mr. Carter normal
procedure was to request a budget
amendment for a total budget over
expenditure and ask if he would like
to submit a request.
The Administrative Assistant re-
ported the engineers notified him the
Class IJI Landfill permit would be
received by the county in a few days.
Upon request of the Administra-
tive Assistant, motion by Traylor,.
second by Branch, and .unanimous
vote, the Board approved junked,
inventory items that can be repaired
to be transferred to other depart-
ments (i.e. Fire Department) upon
Upon request of the Administra-
tive Assistant, motion by Money,
second by Branch, and unanimous
vote, the Board approved the Senior.
(Continued on Page 7)
Your Broker In These
By: Gerald Lewis
Comptroller of Florida
Often Floridians have a question
about a securities broker, mortgage
broker or state-chartered bank, and
dcoi't know who to ask.
Perhaps you've had a call at home
from an investment salesman offering
sky-high interest rates. Or you want to
know whether a mortgage broker is
properly licensed with the state.
One toll-free number can help
consumers with all these questions -
1-800-'848-3792. The Comptroller's Con-
sumer Information Hotline was estab-
lished in 1986 to help Floridians with
all areas under the Comptroller's
jurisdiction securities, mortgage
brokers, finance companies, state-
chartered financial institutions and
abandoned property. Most calls are to
check licensing or file complaints.
We're concerned that not every-
one who needs to know about the
hotline is aware of it. To promote the
hotline's use, I recently held press
conferences across Florida. Televi-
sion stations are beginning to broad-
cast public service announcements to
inform their viewers about the*
toll-free line. E.F. Hutton & Co.
contributed $40,000 to produce the
announcements as part of an agree-
ment with the state related to its
handling of customer funds.
The public service announcement
in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area
focuses on mortgage fraud. Among
the fraudulent brokers who preyed on
Gulf Coast residents is Charles
Michael Leigh, who is serving a,
15-year prison sentence. Leigh ob-
tained advance fees from victims
through his company, Old Republic
The danger of phony financial
institutions are portrayed to consum-
ers in the Miami area, These firms
don't have the assets or the capabili-
ties to conduct banking transactions.
An example was First International
Trust Corp., which operated an
advance fee scheme offering letters of,
credit as agents of phony institutions
until a court shut it down in August.
The video announcement in Jack-
-sonville describes home improvement
fraud. In some cases, home imprOve-
ment con artists take advance fees
and disappear without performing the
repair-work. In other cases, they trick
homeowners into signing mortgages"
on their home's when they think they
are signing home improvement con-
Consumers are alerted to securi-
ties and financial fraud in the public
service announcement broadcast in
Tallahassee. Among the con artists
who operated out of Tallahassee was
Doris Elaine Daugherty, who was
jailed for stealing more than $1
million from Floridians through her
tax consulting business. Also, authori-
ties raided a fraudulent telephone
sales "boiler room" in Tallahassee
In Orlando, consumers are
warned against investing in exotic6"
securities such as investments in
worm farms, solar heating equipment
and popcorn, all of which were
peddled by con artists in the Orlando
vicinity. One company, Culture
Farms, sold investments in a milk
culture for the purported manufac-
ture of makeup, but all the investors
ended up with was sour milk.
No matter what part of Florida
you live, if you have been approached
for one of these offers, check it out.
Call the Comptroller's Consumer
Information Hotline toll-free at 1-800-
848-3792. Operators are standing by to
help you with y6ur problem from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
People in the North Florida area
who receive supplemental security
income (SSI) payments have their
eligibility redetermined periodically.
SSI is a Federal program admin-
istered by Social Security that pro-
vides a basic cash income to people 65
or older or blind or disabled who have
little income and little in the way of
personal property or real estate.
Money to make SSI payment comes
from U.S. Treasury general funds, not
Social Security taxes.
The purpose of the redetermin-
ation is to make sure the people
getting these payments continue to be
eligible and that tlhey are getting the
The amount of a person's SSI
payment depends on his or her other
income and living arrangements.
People getting these payments are
required to promptly report any
change in their circumstances that
can affect their payment rate or their
The periodic redeterminations
ard~a part of the continuing process to'
make'sure that SSI payments go only
to thbse people who are eligible.
Payments are stopped if a person dpes
not cooperate with Social Security.
For more information on the SSI
program or about Social Security, call
any Social Security office located near
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Including All Decorations
TO BE GIVEN AWAY
Monday, December 7 5:00 p.m.
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In the December 3 Issue of The Star
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Tree to Be Given Away by The Star Publishing Co. and Roche's Furniture
On Display at Roche's Furniture
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Citizens Association obtaining an
additional increase of federal funds.
The Administrative Assistant re-
ported Gulf Pines Hospital's Adminis-
trator called requesting a meeting
'with the Attorney, a Board member
and the Administrative Assistant next
Monday morning. The Chairman
appointed Branch to work on the
contract and attend the meeting.
The Administrative Assistant re-
ported people were complaining to
him that -signs were being moved
without being properly notified. After
discussion, the Chairman requested
the Board write Building Inspector
Manuel to not request sign removal
from public right of way until Board
takes action and requested the
Administrative Assistant submit re-
commendations regulating sign rem-
moval and copy of the Board's
previous action at Deadman's Curve
at the next meeting. Peters comment-
ed the Board should have a procedure
that the Building Inspector contact
the Administrative Assistant in the
future, not call the Road Superinten-
dent instructing him to remove signs
as he did with the signs at Dead Man's
Curve, because the Administrative
Assistant would know the action the
Money moved the Board approve
the Administrative Assistant's travel
to a seminar in Tallahassee on
November 4-6 regarding mandatory
refuse collection, proposed solid
Branch seconded the motion,
asking the following be incorporated
in the motion. If Graves work
| schedule allowed he also attend.
Money agreed and the motion passed
The Administrative Assistant re-
ported the Board received a letter
from Baskerville-Donovan Engineers,
Inc., stating Ardaman and Associates,
Inc. telephoned them they had pre-
pared a, groundwater monitoring
plan for Buckhorn Landfill in 1984,
including a limited subsurface inves-
tigation. Based on this, Jordan of
Ardaman and Associates, feels clay
materials necessary to meet the
Florida Department of Environmen-
tal Regulation requirements for sani-
tary landfill liners are not present at
the Buckhorn Landfill. We previ usly
reviewed this information in prepar-
ation of construction cost estimate to
bring Buckhorn into compliance and it
was pary of our justification for
stating that an in-situ clay layer
meetine FDER requirements is no
present over any significant portion of
The Administrative Assistant pre,
sented a copy of the fire department's
new radio frequency license.
Upon inquire of the Administra-
tive Assistant of the amount to apply
for Boating Improvement Funds,
Branch moved the Board apply for
only the amount needed to construct
the White City Boat Ramp. Upon the
Chairman stating the Project Engin-
eer has a report on this project,
Branch withdrew his motion. Money
discussed the Indian Pass Boat Ramp
needing repair. The Administrative
9) Assistant reported any project to use
Florida Boating Improvement Funds
must have an engineers esal.
Ralph Rish, Baskerville-Donovan
Engineers, Inc. reported the following
on fee negotiation with contractors for
construction of the White City Boat
Ramp, as previously instructed by
Board due to no bids being received
from advertised notice. Three con-
tractors are interested and one
declined to submit a written quote. A
copy of the quotes is on file in the
Branch moved the Board execute
a contract with the lowest bidder.
Money seconded the motion for
discussion. The motion passed with
the following vote. Branch, Money,
Traylor and Peters voted yes. Bir-
mingham voted no, stating with only
$500 difference in the bid amount, we
should spend the money in Gulf
'Branch moved the Board apply
for Florida Boating : Improvement
Funds for the White City Boat Ramp
Project. Peters seconded the motion
for discussion. Branch agreed to
include in his motion, "in the amount
of construction and engineering fees".
Upon vote, the motion passed unani-
The Road Superintendent report-
ed pipes on County right of way at the
Corner of Selam and Americus Ave.,
St. Joe Beach, belonged to Donald and
Brenda Butler. The Chairman direct-
ed the Administrative Assistant write
Mr. and Mrs. Butler a letter request-
The Road Superintendent report-
ed on costs of new used asphalt
spreaders. Branch moved the Board
Pursue this equipment through the
Department of General Services,
Division of Surplus Property. Money
seconded the motion. The Board
appointed the Administrative Assist-
ant to bein chargeof this. Upon vote,
themotion passed unanimously.
The Chairman reported the De-
puty Clerk had obtained employee
uniform bid specifications from the
City of Port St. Joe. The Road
Superintendent reported only three of
his department's employees did not
want employee uniforms. The Mos-
quito Control Director reported all of
his employees were in favor of
employee uniforms. The. Administra-
tive Assistant reported all three
Courthouse Maintenance employees
were in favor of employee uniforms.
Upon motion by Peters, second by
Money, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved advertising bids for
employee uniforms. The Chairman
appointed 'Peters and Money to
formulate a standard policy stating
the employees, required to wear
uniforms, appearance, etc. to present
at 'the next: meeting and, upon
approval, be incorporated in the
. Board's policy statement. Upon re-
quest of Branch, the Clerk agreed to
verify by the next meeting the use of
payroll deduction of employee's half
of payment for rental of uniforms.
Peters moved the Board approved
the Mosquito Control Director's re-
(Cttilitnedlfro mn I'a' 61
quest for the Board to advertise bids
to purchase a bushhog tractor, with
hydraulic arm attachment. Money
seconded the motion, provided there
are funds available for purchase from
the Mosquito Control -budget. Upon
voted, the motion passed unanimous-
Upon the Mosquito Control Direc-
tor's request to hire a part-time
employee on as a needed basis to
assist the bookeeper with statistical
reports on water wells, garbage, and
quarterly state reports. Branch
moved the Director inquire if there
was a qualified DCT student available
and report back at the next meeting.
Peters seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously. The Chairman
directed the Mosquito Control Direc-
tor also submit specific work hours.
* The Sheriff thanked the Mosquito
Control Director for his department's
assistance in transporting a confisca-
ted boat to Port St. Joe and cleaning
the boat. The Sheriff stated he woMd
utilize the boat in the Blue Lightening
Program and Gulf County Sheriff's
Office would be painted on the side of
The Sheriff stated he was very
displeased with the Department of
Transportation's response to requests
for a traffic light US98 and c-381. as
they say they have to conduct a
survey and it is not needed. He
reported there has been no accident at
the curve on SR71 outside the city
limits of Wewahitchka since DOT
approval to speed limit reduction.
The.Sheriff advised the lawsuit
Bay Medical Center vs. Gulf County
Sheriff, regarding prisoner medical
invoices, has been dropped. The
Sheriff stated he thought Bay Medical
Center's attorney should write him a
letter apologizing for his comments
printed in the newspaper regarding
The Sheriff reported since the
lawsuit regarding the jail had been
settled, fire inspections could be made
by the local fire chief. He also
reported there were continued pro-
blems with commodes and walls with
layers of paint needed paint removed
and repainting. The Chairman re-
quested the Sheriff obtain cost esti-
mates on various methods of paint
removal and report at the next
meeting. Following a lengthy discus-
sion of problems with commodes in
jail, setting priorities for expenditure
of Capital Outlay funds the Chairman
asked if the purchase of new com-
modes for the jail would solve
problem, the Administrative Assist-
ant replied yes, if fixtures comes with
Upon motion by Branch, second
by Traylor and unanimous vote, the
Board adopted Resolution 87-1i. A
copy of the resolution is on file in the
The Attorney presented a letter he
received from Robert Kriegel, Dis-
trict Manager, State of Florida,
Department of Environmental Regu-
lation, stating his staff is preparing a
draft agreement which formalizes the
Bay County Commission agreeing to
accept much of Gulf County's solid
waste, and addresses the issues
associated with continued operation of
Buckhorn for some interim period of
The Clerk informed the Board
their designation of Larry Wells as the
Chairman's facsimile holder needed
to be recorded in the minutes. The
Chairman appointed Larry Wells to be
the custodian of his facsimile stamp
and authorized him to stamp all
papers, warrant, letters, etc. that
required his signature, beginning
Peters reported the cost estimate
on a silent alarm system for the
courthouse was $8,000. Upon motion
by Peters, second by Money, and the
following vote the Board approved
advertising to receive bids for a
courthouse silent alarm system. Pe-
ters, Money and Traylor voted yes.
Branch voted no and the Chairman
voted yes. The Chairman requested
the Attorney prepare bid specifica-
tions, with bids to be received at the
next night meeting.
Peters reported on a request for
street lights at the corner of Madison
St. and Highway 98 in Oak Grove. The
Chairman discussed no funds budget-
ed for street lights throughout the
county, the Board usually placed
lights only on county property, such as
parks, etc. No action taken.
Upon inquire of Peters, the Road
Superintendent replied his depart-
ment had cleaned the Indian Pass
Upon motion by Peters, second by
Money, and the following vote, the
Board agreed to write the Library
Advisory Board requesting they re-
consider their decision to close the
(Continued on Page 8)
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3, 1987 Page 7C,
Local Artists Can Submit Work for Stamp
to Commemn orate Wildfowl or Turkeys
Artists wishing to have their work
adorn either the state waterfowl
stamp or turkey stamp have until 5
p.m. Dec. 14 for their entries to be
received by the Florida Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission.
The Commission is sponsoring a
contest to select the artwork that will
appear on each stamp. Hunters must
purchase the stamps before pursuing
either species. Proceeds from the
sales of the stamps are used for
research and management of the
Although the rules for each
contest are similar, there are slight
variations in how entries will be
Each entry must be accompanied
by an official entry form. Artists may
submit as many as two entries in each
-The Waterfowl Advisory Com-
mittee will conduct preliminary judg-
ing of waterfowl art, selecting at least
three finalists." said Tommy Good-
win. coordinator for the waterfowl
stamp contest. "The five-member
Commission: Col. Robert M. Brantly..
the executive director: and the
Waterfowl Advisory Committee will
select the winner.'
-The judging committee for the
Florida wild turkey stamp design
contest will consist of the Commis-
sioners and Brantly.'" said Tom
Wright. coordinator for this competi-
In both contests, judges will not
know the names of the artists. Final
judging will take place when the
Commission meets in Tallahassee
The selected artists receive no
compensation from the Commission
for their work. Quite often, however,
they make a profit from the sales of
prints of their art.
Interested artists can call the
Tallahassee office of the Commission
at (904) 488-3831 to obtain entry forms
and more information.
to State's Wildlife
A research report, produced by
Game and Fresh Water Fish Commis-
sion nongame biologist Mark Damian
Duda, indicates Floridians have a
surprisingly deep attachment: to this
Based on a review of scientific
literature and dozens of public opinion
polls, Duda concluded that wildlife is
important to a majority of Floridians,
and most of this state's residents feel
more money should be spent to
preserve wild creatures and their
The report, titled "Public Opinion
on Environmental Protection and
Wildlife Conservation," is to be
published in the October edition of
Florida Environmental and Urba -
Issues. The Florida Atlantic Univer-
sity and Florida International Univer-
sity Joint Center for Environmental
and Urban Problems produces the
publication quarterly. ,
Duda concluded that most Florida
residents believe that officials should
prohibit development in environmen-
tally fragile areas and that environ-'
mental quality is decaying in this
"To me, the most surprising
result of this analysis was the
overwhelming support for conserva-
tion efforts," Duda said. "Floridians
are aware of their wildlife. It's a
source of enjoyment and pride to
them, and they realize the consequen-
ces wildlife will suffer if we. don't
protect it during the current popula-
Duda said the analysis was based
-on research and surveys conducted by
Ladies Auxiliary of
V.F.W. Will Meet
The ladies auxiliary of the John C.
Gainous Post 10069 will hold their
regular meeting December 8 at 7:30
p.m. All members are urged to attend.:
102 Reid Ave.
We Carry A Good Line of
Toys What-Nots Tools
Clocks Pictures Candy
Canes Christmas tree Decora-
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Wrought Iron Plant Holders *
Radios Bearcat Scanners *
Wall Hangings e Jewelry Toy
Chest Pillows Mexican
Plaster Animals Mexican Vases
Handmade Picture Frames *
Brass Children's Furniture (like
Swings, Rockers and Beds) Plus
Come See Uts We'fd Appreciate
Constitution and Monument
Catch the S rit c ,,,,ort St. ",oe
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SUNDAY SCHOOL. ... 9:30 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ... 7:30 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00a.m. BIBLE STUDY,
METHODIST YOUTH WEDNESDAY..... 9:30 a.m.
FELLOWSHIP ... 5:30 p.m. THURSDAY ...... 7:30p.m.
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Total Family Regular Services
Fully Graded Choirs Sunday & Wednesday
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reliable institutions, such as. the
University of Florida. Florida State
University, Florida Atlantic Univer-
sity and pollster Lou Harris.
'Alsoit's important to note that
these'surveys are structured to reflect
the opinions of Floridians in general
rather than the Opinions of a few vocal
individuals,', Duda said.
Michael Burkett, 8',, killed this
five point buck last Friday, November
,27:at the river while hunting with his
father. Michhel is the son of Mike and
Peggy Burkett of Port St. Joe.
Here In Port St. Joe
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Page 8C The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 3,1987
Wewahitchka High Honor Roll
Jerry Kelley, principal of W
hitchka Elementary School, has
cently released the honor roll for
second six weeks.
Steven Ake, Amanda Atch
Ashley Brown, Thelma Bryant,
Copeland, Donald Dickens, Na
England, Kelly Forehand, Kath
Gilbert, Jon Helms, Kristi Gay, I
Davis, Mark Kelsoe, Champ Tray
Jennifer Williams, Jessica Willia
Lisa Dietz, Michael McDaniel, A
Potts, Amy St. Clair, James Taut
Bridgett Williamson and Butch
Rodney Adkison, Tripp Atchi
Cody Calhoun, Donna Deese, '
drick Gray, Lukesha Myers, Ric
library on Saturdays, suggesting
change the number .of hours
whatever appropriate to have the
St. Joe Library open to the publ
least a few hours each Satur
Peters, Money, Traylor, and
Chairman voted yes. Branch vote
Peters stated 8 months agi
suggested the Board repair
Highland View Water Tower, Br,
said the pressure from the w
tower wouldn't make any differ
and the motion never got off the f
Branch disagreed with this state
The Chair asked if there was a m<
Peters wanted to make as the to
belongs to Highland View W
District, any action requires a vo
the Highland View Water Dis
Board. Branch stated the people
Highland View can't pay the am
of the monthly bill as it is now and
county couldn't take ad valorem ta
to pay for repair of the tower. Pe
moved the Board place a referen
on the. next general. election ba
asking if the people of Highland ,
would pay a higher water bil
renovate their water tower., M(
seconded the motion and it failed
t. he following vote. Peters and M(
voted yes, Traylor, Branch and
Chairman voted no. -
Upon motion by Branch, sec
S by Peters, and unanimous vote,
,,/ Board of County Commissiol
: recessed their meeting 'and
members convened as'the Highi
View Water District Board. Bra
mqved the Highland View W
District-Board repair and do what<
necessary to put the Highland V
water tower in operation for
Highland View Water System. Pe
seconded the motion. The 'Mo
passed I with the following v
Branch and Peters voted yes. Mo
voted yes. Traylor and the Chair
voted no. .
S The HighlandView Water Dist
S Board adjourned.
', Upon motion by Traylor, sec
S.. by Money, and unanimous vote,
Board approved payment of
following invoice 'approved by
: '. Coinputer"Committee. Clerk B(
of County Commissioners Compi
System. Data Automation, Inc.,
lahassee. Final Invoice Contr
S Traffic Accounting Software, $4;5
'. Branch moved the Board insti
the Administrative Assistant resea
and report at the' next mee
concerning the numbering, of.
houses in the county, starting in W
C(lty, continuing throughout the ci
ty, with the Administrative Assis
to administer 'this project,
whatever assistance needed f:
others. Peters seconded the mo
S for discussion. The Board discus
some street names are the same
would have to be changed. Upon y
the motion passed unanimously.
Brarinch'moved the Board dir
";*. *he Attorney to prepare an ordina
ewa- Philyaw, Brian Smith, Chris Sims,
s re- Jessica Thomas, Kristal Bailey, Shan-
r the non Causey, Nathan Foster, Shelton
Hall, Nicki Skiles, Skeeter Strickland,
Bernard Van, Shawn Voyles, Melissa
Whitfield, Stephanie Ake, Michael
ison, Hammond, Jarrett Pridgeon, Brandi
Tana McNamara and Jessica Gray.
than Second Grade
eryn All A's
Dave Joshua Baxley, Gesa Castleberry,
ylor, Alisha Collins, Jack Husband, Jeremy
ams, Hysmith, Ashley Lister, Beth Daniels,
dam Jessica Davis, Rita Tietz, Lee Linton..
inton, ike Mincy, Karen Pitts, Nicholas
Coo- Sneed, Jennifer Barnes, April Parker.
Chad .Roberts, Aimee Pridgeon. Da-
vid Rhames, Jasmine McMillion,
ison, Holly Atkins, Crystal Hand, Mandy
Den- Little and Diana Taunton.
they concerning objects being erected on
s or county right of way. Peters seconded
Port the motion. The Attorney and the
ic at Administrative Assistant to work on
rday. the ordinance' Upon vote, the motion
the passed unanimously.
d no. Branch discussed the requests of
o he- the Tax Collector, Clerk of Court,
the Supervisor of Election, and Property
anch Appraiser requesting the Courthouse
'ater be closed the day after Thanksgiving.
ence Upon motion by Branch, second-for
floor. discussion by Money, and the follow-
ient. ing vote, the. Board agreed to write the
motion Constitutional Officers the Board will
power close the courthouse two days .for
after Thanksgivifig, provided employees
te of agreed to use one day of vacation or
trict leave time and to give the Board a.
e of written response by the next Board
ount meeting if they are agreeable..
d the Branch moved the Attorney draft
axes an animal control ordinance. Money.,
Waters seconded the motion Branch discus-
dum sed this being enforced with someone
allot "calling, the Sheriff's Office with a
ieW" complaint. Upon vote, the motion
1 to passed unanimously. The Attorney to
money obtain copies of other, counties''
with ordinances from the Deputy Clerk. .
money Pefers moved the Board grant all
the county employees Thanklsgiving and'
the day after as a holiday from this'
cond year forward., The motion died for
the lack of a second
ners Branch left the meeting at this
land Peters informed the Board he
inch received a complaint the Building,'
ater- Inspector was out of town and there
ever was no one to make an inspection of:
liew his home. The Administrative Assist-
the ant reported the Building Inspector,
ters was attending the Southern Building
tion Code Conference required to be
ote. recertified to perform inspections;'
ney however, Building Inspector Manuel's
man secretary had informed him of calls of
who was performing building inspec-
rict tonss in his absence.
The Board directed the Deputy
ond Clerk write the Building Inspector the
theond Board directs he have someone take
the care of county inspections when he is
the out of town and.along with leaving the
thed 'name and number of this person with
tr his secretary, also leave it with the
itr Administrative Assistant
Upon motion byi Traylor, second
,act Uby Peters and unanimous vote, the
". Board approved placing the indii-.
ruct duarl' name, department name, .and
irch county on each uniform. The Board
ting agreed to pay for this with county
all funds if it is an addition expense. The
white Board requested supervisors submit
oun- the following bid information within
tant -the next few days. Number and color.
with of employee uniforms, with each
roini department deciding their uniform
tion color except for supervisors.
ssed .The 'Board approve Resolution
and No, 87-15 and Resolution, N.. 87-17. A
ogte, copy of both resolutions are of file in
the Clerk's office. .
rect' 'There, being no further business
since the-meeting adjourned.
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Port St. Joe, Fla.
Jason Carter, Cecil Jackson,
James Harrell, Jeremy Lucas, Allen
O'Bryan, Jennifer Odom, Erica Rud,
Chakedra Scott, Joseph Whitfield,
Matthew Asbell, B.J. Mitchell, G.T.
Morgan, Belena Nunery, Jason Ward,
and Luke Taunton.
Stacy King. Michelle Owens, Kim
Prescott. Brian Pippin, Charlie Cole,
Judith Birmingham. Amanda Davis,
Margaret Kelsoe. Carina Patterson
and Adam Taunton.-
Brandon Brogdon, Tomica Low-
ery. Rusty McKnight. Billy Parker,
Rodney .Small. Roy Striplin, Ed
Sumner. Jennifer Weeks, Sean Bailey,
Crystal Causey. Crystal Hill, Yolanda
Hughes, William Mims, Jeff Mullis,
Kendrick Sims and Melissa Wolinski.
Debra Causey, Lindsey Dorman,
Jeffery Thomas, Heather Webb, Kim
Dietz, Chip Field, Jason Fisher, Nicki
Holley, Jennifer Holmes, Ayesha
Nobles, Cameron Totman, Quinnetta
Addison, Shanvetta Addison, Kim
Carson, Stephen Pitts' and Ronnie
A.A. Robert L. Quarles .
Basic Trainin 4
Rolbert L. Quarles has completed
the basic training for' the United
States Navy at Recruit' Training
Center in Orlando. The basic'training .
lasted for eight and one half weeks
and 'consisted of military academic
courses, physical training and sea-
manship; Quarles was-selected by his *
company commander to serve on the
rifle drill team and participated in
three performances for the recruit i
graduation 'exercises .
After basic training Quarles at-
tended Airman Apprenticeship Train-
ing SchooLja pOriando for, four weeks.
He graduated with the highest grade
point average in his class and was
meritoriously promoted by the conmx
manding officer. Quarles is currently "
stationed on the U.:S.S.Tarawa ,LHA-1:.
in San Diego, California anid will be
there for the reniainder of his two
year enlistment. i
A.A. Quarles is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. W.S., Quarles. Jr. and the
grandson of: Mr. and Mrs. W'S.:
Quarles, Sr. of Port St. Joe. '
Boar~i Meetin g ^ i'.-7
The'regular meeting of the Guilf
County School Board scheduled for
December 8 will be held at the
Wewahitchka High School Media .
Center at 9:00 a.m. EST.
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