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PFflElij YEAR, NUMBER 18 '
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Six More Arrests Are
Made for Crack Sales
Four Arrested In November Net Picked Up
Again In Monday Round-Up c
,Gulf County Sheriff Al Harrison
&do Port St. Joe Police Chief Carl
Rithter said this week they were
putting feet to their threat made two
months ago, when they said dealers in
kigs were not in safe' territory in
In baking up this threat to
,lare war on drug dealers, the two
S apartments combined their re-
eeeces Monday to set up a dragnet of'
S^ack cocaine dealers which netted
.* s arrests early Monday afternoon.
Sis brings to 29 the number of crack
, Caine dealing arrests made since
e early part of November. Four of
ose arrested Monday were also in
the original round-up in ,November.
Arrested Monday were Napoleon
i l, 31, Calvin Johnson, 36, Arthur
obo" North, 19 and Carla Jean
erson;,21, all of Port St. Joe.
v All four ,were also arrested in
memberr and charged with dealing.,
S Also arrested were Kenny Jerome
^ason, 26 an .dFrancine Sims, 22, both
Port St. Joe.
All of those arrested were char-
rSd with selling crack cocaine. They
'#peared before Gilf County. Judge
vi4!t'aunton Tuesday,.where heavy
bcnds were set. Hill,, Johnson, North
d Peterson all. had, $100,000 bonds
J by Judge Taunton, for their second
sense in just over a month. Mason
a "Sims had bonds set at $50,000.
-Sheriff Harrison said another
rrant is outstanding and will be
ed just as soon as the subject can
located. Both Harrison and Richter
*d other warrants may be obtained
,.the investigation continues.
S nber raid, tE prida
%W forcement airtici-
.pated tbdtM WIonday's action
was carried out by the sheriff and
The suspects were arrested at
around 1:30 p.m., at their homes or
An emergency crew removes Clyde Melvin from the and captured by Sheriff Al Harrison, after he had.
Gulf County Courthouse in July. Melvin had just been shot allegedly killed three people inside the Courthouse., ;
198 7-A Traumatic Year
The year 1987 was probablyy the most-violent year in The final
Gulf County's history. Not only was it violent in the sense Eva Hall drove
that several people suffered fatally from situations which Gulf County
happened, but it was violent in the sense some of those
who had good things happen to them were affected in an Things st
. extra-ordinary way the fifth mos
Looking over the files of The Star for the past year, we Oris Andri
have attempted to list the 10 most important stories to heart transpl
happen here in Gulf County during 1987 Here is our list of For Oris,
most important stories.
SHOOTING AT THE COURTHOUSE '-. i''
.. ..It-wasn'tLa diffirii!l matter In.. phdl Jihe most. -.
important story of the year. If it was important enough to .. .. g
cause the entire nation and much of the English speaking
world to stop and see this terrible thing which just came
down in Port St. Joe, Florida, it has to be our most
The shooting of Judge W. L. Bailey, attorney Tom
Ingles and Mrs. Peggy White Paul in the Gulf County
Courthouse during a divorce proceeding, electrified the
news media of the nation within a matter of just minutes.
The three were shot in the judge's chambers of the
Courthouse, and Clyde Melvin, charged with the triple
killing, was apprehended by Sheriff Al Harrison less than
five minutes later as he attempted to escape by holding
his divorced wife hostage on the roof of the Courthouse.
Gulf County, nor the families involved in the tragic
five minutes, have gotten over the event yet.
FIVE DIE VIOLENTLY
The second most important story is akin to the first
only in that five people died violently during the
year-this time in two burning buildings.
It was shocking news in May, when a fire leveled the
home of County Commissioner A B Traylor and took the
lives of his wife and a son.
Then in October, a dillapidated rooming house on
Avenue C in Port St. Joe burned in the early morning
hours, snuffing out the lives of three people The second
fire was determined by the State Fire Marshal to be
caused by arson, but few clues could be retrieved which Ors And
might point to the guilty party. oriAnl
DEAD LAKES DAM become ulf
Then in November and December, another death
occurred in Gulf County which had been sought for nearly important sto
six years. The Dead Lakes Dam met its demise after four importwas absent sto
years of maneuvering in the courts. The dam was deteriorating
removed, allowing the Chipola River to once again flow Andrws
unimpeded. The dam had been in place ever since the two months t
late '50's. twodmonths t
The last of the structure was lifted out of the water dcidingdrews to h
just three days prior to Christmas day. Andrews
SIX DIE ON GULF HIGHWAYS
Six people died on Gulf County Highways in 1987. After star
Actually, this was one of our better years, for highway its land fill pr(
safety in Gulf. On average, the county will see eight to the Departme
nine killed in motor vehicle accidents during a year.
Three people lost their lives in this burning apartment
house in an early-morning blaze in October. The fire was
Ibfvay death was in November when Mrs.
ie through amopen.drawbridge span into the
FIRST HEART TRANSPLANf
arted becoming more positive in nature with
t important story ,of the past year.
rews of Port St. Joe became the county's first-
this is probably to be considered the most
gathering spots in the area.
Chief Richter said, "As long as
drugs are being dealt in our town, we
are' determined to put an end to it.
Stopping its sale will remain a top
priority with us. We just won't permit
it to go on".
Sheriff Harrison I said, "Crack
cocaine is destroying young people in
Gulf County. No matter what it takes,
we .going to stop the sale of harmful
drugs in Gulf County.
"If sellers can't use these arrests
as a statement of our determination to
stop it, then it's going to be terms in
state prison for dealers", he said.
Chief Richter and Sheriff Harri-
son joined in saying there will be no
sanctuary for drug dealers in Gulf
County. "Whoever is dealing in drugs
will be prosecuted", they said.
Port St. Joe Police Chief, Carl (Bucky) Richter, left, and Sheriff Al
Harrison compare notes after a joint operation which rounded up six more
track cocaine dealers in the Port St. Joe area Monday afternoon.
The Dead Lakes Dam Is Gone;
Chipola River Is Running Free
Irews and his wife leave Tallahassee
dical Center in October after Andrews had
County's first heart transplant patient.
ry of the century, since it meant he finally
overcome a heart which was steadily
over a period of six years.
said, "When they told me I had only about
o live, I didn't have any trouble at all in
ave the transplant".
is getting along well now.
LAND FILL WOES
ting offt the year under the impression that
oblems were settled-at least temporarily-
nt of Environmental Regulation slammed
(Continued on Page 6)
blamed on arson, but no arrests were ever made, accusing
anybody of the crime.
Tuesday of last week, workmen
removed the final sheet of steel piling
from the narrow south end of the Dead
Lakes Dam, and for the first time
since the late 1950's the Chipola River
channel was flowing freely once
Embroiled ip legal actions, char-
ges and counter charges, disagree-
ments and heated discussions by the
score, the dam died a quiet death with
hardly any fanfare as'it was removed
.from the water,. pece 'by piece.
K.M.T., Inc., of Lynn' Haven
started removal offthe structure the
first part of December, after allowing
the water level to equalize on both
sides of the structure.for a few weeks.
Piling taken from' the dam will be
utilized by Gulf County to construct a
sheet steel piling seawall at the
Gaskin Park on the Apalachicola
*The county is also making plans to
secure the limestone rock which has
been piled next to the dam over years
past, to serve as rip-rap and prevent
undermining. William McCartney,
See photos of Dead Lakes dn page 3
of this issue.
director 'of the Northwest Florida
Wafer management District said the
first high water which comes along
will more than likely move the rock
for the county. "Of course, it might,
not get deposited where the county
wants it, placed, but it'll get moved!
You can depend on that".
The Water Management District
was charged by the Flobrida Legisla-
ture with'having the dam removed.
Since the dam's removal, water
levels in the Dead Lakes have
receeded, spawning a damage suit
from some 35 property owners along
its shores. "They can expect that low
water periodically", McCartney said.
"But, ,they'll have their shoreline back
where they want it at least 60 percent
of the time, according to past
records", he said.
Now, one can go to the south end
of the Dead Lakes, stand on the bridge
which spans the neck, of .water and
look at the Dead Lakes, seeing what
people have seen for centuries. While
water levels are low right now, the
vista of cypress stumps which .gave
the lakes their name, stretch out
across the water. In addition, the line
of pilings which carried the old St.
Joseph and Iola Railroad across the
lakes in the mid-1830's are clearly
visible just north of the bridge.
McCartney said the scenery won't
last long, however, as the winter and
spring rains should fill the lake basin
again just as soon as they get started.
In the meantime, biologists claim
the fishing should show steady
irfiprovement not only in the lakes, but
in the Chipola and Apalachicola rivers
as well. "The lakes have been a fish
hatchery for years", McCartney said.
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Another Seasonal Tragedy
Here we go lunging into a new year and ending the old one
with a burst of tragedies and more than one incidence of man's
Inhvumanlty to man.
It seems like, as the old year is winding down, both Iran and
Iraq are trying to sink every tanker which sets keel on the Per-
sian Gulf and seems indignant that the owners of these expensive
eces of machinery are concerned about deep-dixing their huge
estments and killing their sailors.
The ferry boat tragedy in the Phillipines, the airline
disasters (which seem to come in bunches when they start) and
the killer storms which streaked across the nation just prior to
Christmas. All of these disasters served to try the emotions of
many thousands of people throughout the world who were mak-
ing plans to observe the birth of the Savior.
Here in Florida, we're getting ready to start the new year off
In a manner which does little to add to the desired attitude of the
season. We hear so much about keeping Christ in Christmas; the
season is becoming too commercial and we need to get back to
the real meaning of Christmas. How do we do it? Well, here in
Florida, we're going to cap off the Christmas season by initiating
our first official lottery.
Of course, we have had lottery here in Florida for many
years, but it was the kind one gets arrested for. Now, the state is
going into the same business and it has the blessings of a lot of
people who should know better than to approve of such a method
of raising money to finance public services.
SNo, we're not going to bow down gracefully and accept it. We
thought lottery was wrong at the time it was being promoted and
we haven't changed our mind one little bit.
It was ironic to notice that we can have delays in the building
of hospitals, highways and schools; construction of industrial
plants to provide jobs for people and manufacture goods; arrival
on time of most any mode of transportation you can name can be
delayed time and time again.
We haven't failed to notice, though, that the machinery is
already in place and geared up to sell that first lottery ticket
right on schedule.
In keeping with the current trend, the beginning of lottery is
the tragedy for the season and for our state.
Keep It Up!
Did you notice.the large number oi Christmas programs
which were presented in our small city this year? It may be just
our imagination, but it seemed to us there were more than usual.
One of our favorites-and a favorite with many others, we're
sure-is the annual live nativity scene the Methodists erect to the
rear of their church.
There were probably others involved in the building of the
manger and livestock pen to make up the display, but we saw Bill
Brown, Leonard Belin and Bob Freeman at work on the display
one day as we were driving by.
Whoevir heeled these three deserve to be acknowledged,
alio, but for lack-of time to find out just who all was involved in
the building and securing the animals; those who stood o6ti ithie
weather for several hours on the nights of display-the entire
community, we feel sure, joins us is saying we appreciate your
efforts and the result.
Someone said this would probably be the last year the
Methodist Church puts on this display and since we're not
Methodist, it's easy for us to say, "Don't discontinue the live
nativity!" We say it's easy for us to make this appeal since we're
not involved in its preparation each and every year.
We hope the Methodists continue this display on into the
future. It does a service for our community we don't think they
can even begin to appreciate. The nativity is one of the better
things we see happening at Christmas time anywhere around
and we hope it continues.
There are assaults from every avenue against putting up
public nativity scenes, Christmas scenes with a religious flavor
and any reference to the true reason for the season. So long as
the Methodists keep this annual reminder alive that the Christ
Child was born on Christmas day, we'll be reminded here in our
town. Too, so long as it's on their property, there is no group
Which can make them take it down.
You have found a unique ministry, Methodists, and we hope
you continue it in the future.
Hunker Down with Kes
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31,1987
by Kesley Colbert
I Don't Buy Jane Fonda Videos Either
It ain't none of my business, mind
yuu. And it shouldn't bother me like it
does. But I can't help it. It galls me to
no end that Time Magazine would
name Mikhail Gorbachev as its Man
of the Year. Can you believe that? The
man's a commie. In fact, he is the
head commie. He wears red socks and
has got that big C printed on his chest
just like the rest of them. What was
Time thinking about?
Maybe they got caught up in'that
peace talk stuff. Listen closely now,
I'm a'wanting peace just like,,'you
are-I pray for it daily. The desire of
my heart, like yours, is for peace on
earth and good will toward all. In my
Pollyanna mind I want everything to
work just right and I wish people of all
nations would get along all the time
like cornbread and collard greens. I
don't think Mikhail Gorbachev shares
I think the "party" to which he
belongs has only one goal and that's
not to make peace with the U.S. Karl
Marx wrote that the workers of the
world should unite and take over.
Lenin borrowed some ideas from
Marx and led a revolution in Russia in
1917. After Lenin killed off those that
could oppose him, he announced that
soon he and his party would rule the
world. Masters of subversive tactics,
the communist party began to in-
filtrate all areas of life in almost
every country with one aim in sight -
complete rule of that country. Then
Stalin came along peach of a guy.
He lied like a dog to Roosevelt at
Yalta and Truman at Potsdam. They
didn't live up to any agreements they
made concerning territorial and
human rights at the close of World
War II. General Patton understood
but nobody listened.
Then Nikita Khrushchev comes to
America, beats his shoe on the table
at the United Nations like a three year
old, eats some corn in Iowa like he's
one of us and then announces that our
grandchildren would live under com-
munist rule. I forget the exact year
but it was around 1959. The grand-
children of 1959 are upon us.
You see Lenin started it and the
commies have worked hard at taking
over the world since then. They don't
know nothing else. And you can bet
the farm they're still working at it to-
So peace talks? don't get your
hopes up. Gorbachev said that he was
putting all his cards on the table. I
.thought of Yalta and Potsdam. The
Russians agreed to limit anti ballistic
warheads to 4,900. How many does it
take? They are going to cease pro-
ducing chemical warfare. Exchange
all data... yeah, right.
Here's what I want to know. Are
they getting out of Central America,
Cuba and Afghanistan? Will they
leave the Arab nations alone? Are
they going to keep France? Will they
quit producing movies and television
shows. in Hollywood? How much co-
caine, heroin, etc. do they import into
the U.S. each year? How many
newspapers and national magazines
do they control in this country?
Man of the Year in a pig's eye. I
tell you that galls me. Of course I
don't read Time, haven't read it in
years. Their views and mine have
never really coincided and now I'm
understanding why. Man of he Year -
what has he done except fly over here
Do you really think he put all his
cards on the table. Listen, with a com-
mie it is not the kings, queens and
eights laying on the table that you
have to worry about it's the editors
up his sleeve.
Gulf Coast College
: iGulf!Coast G6dlege is still one of
the .top 10 colleges, academically, in
the state of Florida, vice-president,
Bob McSpadden told the Kiwanis Club
"There are 66 colleges in the state
and we're number seven academic-
ally", McSpadden said. "We have
been among the leaders for the past
several years, and now other colleges
are beginning to improve their
positions in academics", he pointed
.Speaking .extemnoraneously, the
college official said Gulf Coast
officials are just beginning to plan for
the early 1990'sT-and said there is a
good possibility a college center for
Port St: Joe'willnot be too far into the
future. "It's already possible toearn a
two year college degree and never
leave Port St. Joe", McSpadden said.
"We plan to improve on even that
situation in the future".
Presently, Gulf Coast has 5,500
credit students enrolled and 15,000
students taking non-credit 'courses
throughout the college's area of
BACK TO THE OLD grin
after a couple of days off a
ready to take a few more day
the end of this week.
That's my agenda for now
senms to be a good idea to me.
get accustomed to these days
hurry. Here at The Star, mor
one day off touching one ano
considered a vacation.
I'm going to enjoy these d
leisure just as long as I can, b
according to the calendar, the
another day off until July 4. And
a far piece down the calendar
rm convinced the reason U
half of the year zips by so fas
proliferation of holidays duri
last half of the year.
There's July Fourth, Labo
one a month dur
At least, the
ndstone to sort of tide o
md get +
s off at
WE ALL Hi
and it mas at our how
I could there: the grate
off in a ning over the
re than plenty of good
their is suds commercial
any better than
days of Why, I'm alt
cause, to Christmas ni
re isn't what it might b
d that's +
the last what this one
t is the Santa Claus surly
ing the I had guessed 10
until next Chris
or Day, have guessed I v
Was Was Ki.fd but N
hristmas almost received for Christmas. ics
ing the final portion of I really couldn't tell if the family lor
was trying to give me a message with wi
ere is enough holiday my Christmas present or not,'! but I ou
ne over for a while. gave them the benefit of the doubt and th<
+ + + + decided they were not. tra
AD A MERRY Christ- When the 27 family members Ch
e. All the kids were gathered around the Christmas tree
de. All the kidsidren were on Christmas Eve to open our jul
brim and thhild ere was presents, I zipped the colorful paper of
brim and there was off my gift just like you're supposed w
tal says, "It doesn't ge to, and lo and behold, there was an an
a this!" electric train! th
ready looking forward What I am wondering is whether Ro
xt yeadr. Who knows or not my family thinks I am entering
ext year. Who knows my second childhood?
)rng? They didn't really know it, Fo
because I had never expressed myself
f, I DIDN'T know along these lines, but I can remember wil
would bring, and old wanting an electric train ever since his
prised me but good. If the cold north wind used to blow cor
times a day from now through the cracks in the wall of that wit
stmas, I would never little house in Shamrock, Oklahoma. I poo
vas going to get what I didn't know very much about econom- ele
ext Holiday Is Six Mo
s then, either, but I knew that as
ig as we couldn't afford to stop the
nd from whipping off that snow
tside and coming right on inside,
ere wasn't going to be an electric
tin under the Christmas tree at
Little brother, Will, and I were
st thankful we had a wagon, a pair
boxing gloves or a basketball. That
is better than just having a few nuts
d a few hunks of hard candy from
e big cardboard box in John
An electric train for Christmas?
Once or twice we got a Marx
nd-up train after Santa had made
visit, but it was usually out of
emission in a day or two, so those
nd-ups were not much more than a
or substitute for the unobtainable
Back in those days on the tail end
of the "Big Depression", I had. a
burning desire for an electric train
and a steam engine. A -friend who
lived out in the country, whose father
had a good job with the oil company,
had a steam engine which ran on an
alcohol burner. I thought that was the
epitome of toys. It' was a gem and
every time I had ah opportunity, I
would hike it out to his house and we
would play with that steam engine.
+..+ -p+ +
.0, NOW I HAVE a real electric
train. It's an exact replica of the old
locomotive model which was on
display inside the Centennial Building
for many years. The old model was
supposed to have been a replica of the
engines which pulled trains into old St.
According to the information
which came with my train, it is a
replica of trains made in the middle
,By:.Wesley R. Ramsey.
1830's by a firm in: Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. According to the in-
formation, it was the :only steam
locomotive made in the United States
and helped the balance of payments
back then by being in gieat demand in
I'm a little dubious about the
authenticity of all my train, however,
since it contains some electric signal
lights, a few trestles, a tunnel and
some sophisticated switching para-
phernalia. Somehow I don't think the
trains of the 1830's had electric signal
lights, modern steel trestles, track
switches of the style included in my
train. Also, the engine ran off of steam
generated from burning pine lighterd
knots and not from an electric
My train may lose a little of its
authenticity in the translation, but
we're going to have a good time
together during the coming year.
St. Joseph's Bay Tides
Information for the tide chart table for
1988 for the tidal action in St. Joseph's Bay
has not been received yet. We will have the
weekly tide chart available in next week's
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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 31,1987 Page 3A
by Wendell Campbell
A Tribute to Jack
WHEN I WAS A YOUNG boy growing up in the country just outside
Pensacola, a dog was a necessary part of living. I can't recall just what
purpose he served, save eating some leftovers from the table and barking
a warning signal when a stranger approached, but he was always there.
Today things have changed as far as domestic animals are
concerned. "You might as well have a baby as a dog or cat," my oldest
living brother said some thirty years ago. And I agree with him; animals
are a lot of trouble.
The many people who have domestic pets know what I mean. You
must buy them food, feed and water them, take them to the Vet for shots
and check-ups, provide them with bathroom facilities or let them in and
out and countless other things that they can't do for themselves.
SEVERAL MONTHS AGO my oldest son asked me, "Dad, do you
mind if I get a dog?" My reply was that if he wanted a dog he could get
one but it was going to be his responsibility, that I was out of the "pet"
Several days later he brought home a tan ball of fur and placed it in
our unused dog pen. He then placed a bowl of puppy chow and a bowl of
water in front of it.
"What is that?" I asked, looking at one of the ugliest dogs I had ever
"That," my son replied proudly, "is Jack. He's a Golden Retriever."
"He doesn't look like he could retrieve a hot biscuit," I replied,
sarcastically. "I hope you know what you've got on your hands."
OVER THE NEXT FEW months he fed and worked with Jack and
finally he did begin to look like something close to a dog. His feet were big
and at first he was very awkward, but he was friendly and playful.
The first thing he taught him to do was retrieve a ball. He then
graduated to a stick and then to a pine cone. The training then graduated
Stothe woods where he was taught to "retrieve" with a shotgun fired over
It wasn't' long before I began to notice that Jack was different. He
would hot jump on you like most dogs do when they are happy to see you.
Instead, he would fetch a pine cone and drop: it at your feet and "sit,"
whiting for you to throw it so he could retrieve it for you. If you would
throw it for an hour, he would retrieve it for an hour. He was a Golden
Another thing I noticed was that he didn't bark much. If another dog
happened by, he would bark at him and fight if circumstances demanded,
but he wasn't a "how)er,"
Jack was a pleasant, smart dog and did well What he was bred to do;
Whe as a top-notch bird dog and was trained as well as any dog I have
ONE DAY I SAW my son lay a piece of meat at his feet and tell him to
"sit" and then commanded, "no!" He then walked off. Jack smelled the
meat a couple of times but didn't touch it until my son finally said, "OK."
The same day he placed a piece of meat on his nose and commanded
him to sit and stay. After a few minutes he said "OK" and Jack moved his
head and caught the meat in his mouth before it hit the ground.
Needless to say, he became a part of our family and was well loved
and cared for.
THE WEDNESDAY MORNING before Christmas my wife found
Jack dead in the grass between our house and Tenth Street. He had been
hit by a passing car or truck.
It was hard, breaking the news to my son. He took it like I knew he
would, qot saying anything, He refused when I offered to budJack fo6r
IL" aluater, whptbhings had settled a little,,I told iimhow much we all.. '
cared for Jack and what a loss he would be to our entire family. Tears
welled up in his eyes-and we embraced.
I don't know if he cried or not. If he didn't, he had every right to.. .I
know I did.
GOOD DOG ain't that much trouble!
Rotary Charity Ball New
Year's Eve Social Function
Bay County Pair
Face Theft Charges
Gulf County Sheriff's Department
deputies arrested two Bay County
residents Tuesday afternoon, charg-
ing them with five counts of grand
theft in Gulf County.
David Roger Turner, 20, of
Panama City Beach was arrested on
five counts of grand theft along with
Mary Howe, 18, of Calloway for
possession of stolen property.
According to Sheriff Al Harrison,
Turner gave a full confession to the
December 27 robbery of three homes
in the Wewahitchka area. Nine guns
were taken from the residences
during the thefts.
Following information received
on the case, Deputy Tom Godwin,
assisted by the Calloway Police
Department, arrested Turner at his
home in Bay County. All nine guns
taken during the December 27 burg-
laries were recovered.
Turner also reportedly confessed
to two other robberies in the Wewa-
hitchka area almost two years ago, in
which three guns were taken.
Once again one can see the many cypress stumps which-have been the
identifying feature of the Dead Lakes for centuries. The stumps began to rise
from the Water as the Dead Lakes dam was removed and the water level
receded. The view shown above was taken from the bridge which spans the
southern end of the lakes, looking north. The view to the left shows the line of
railroad pilings which crossed the lakes at this point, adjacent to the present
highway bridge. The pilings once held the St. Joseph and lola Railroad track
which once had dreams of short-stopping the lucrative cotton shipping trade
coming down the Apalachicola River from south Georgia and Alabama, for
shipment to all parts of the world. The old railroad, built in the mid-1830's soon
fell on hard times during a world-wide depression and went bankrupt.
Plans and Spe
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Thes-Rotary Club will be staging ,.
its ,annual JCharity Ball Thursday
night, providing an activity for people
to gather together and watch the new
year in while. enjoying themselves.
The.Ball, featuring a live dance band,
will,, be .held in the Centennial
Festivities will begin at 9:00 p.m.,
according ,to Peter Rosasco, who is
project-.chairman for: the Ball. "The
club has worked hard and contracted
with,- a good band to provide.'an.
evening of enjoyment for those who
choose to attend", Rosasco said. "We
took this approach to last year's
prodtidtion and received many, many
words'of encouragement to continue
the function and appreciation for the
social outlet during this time of the
year". .- '
The orchestra which in providing
music for theball this year. is"a group
named;. "The Triads" out of Pensa-
cola. -'they will be playing familiar
danceable tunes during .the evening
for your dancing and listening plea-,.
Rosasco said only a; limited
number of tickets are still available
for the affair. Those who wish to
reserve a table at the baif;lmay do so
by calling Mrs. Verna Burch at the
Florida Bank. Tickets are available
from any Rotarian.
Funds raised by the project will
be used to fight polio among small
children throughout the world.
Wishing You and Yours
A Happy & Safe New Year!
SHERIFF AL HARRISON
and Staff of Gulf Sheriff's Dept.
Page 4A The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla.- Thursday, December 31, 1987
Arlana Frances Auzenne Becomes the Bride of
Patrick Edwin Kerigan In California Ceremony
Arlana Frances Auzenne and
Patrick Edwin Kerigan were united in
marriage on November 28, 1987. The
double-ring ceremony was held at St.
Anne's Catholic Church, San Bernar-
dino, California. Father Tom Burdick
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Auzenne of San
Bernardino, California. She is the
granddaughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Nathan Auzenne and the late Mr.
and Mrs. Lovet D. Taylor.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. John J. Kerigan, Sr. of
Mexico Beach. He is the grandson of
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Ramsey of
Port St. Joe and the late Mr. and Mrs.
William F. Kerigan, Sr.
Nuptial music was performed by
Bob Lampi, organist; Bonnie Mohr,
harpist and Marla Dorsch, soloist.
The bride was given in marriage
by her parents and escorted to the
altar by her father. For her wedding
dress, the bride chose a sheath of
ivory satin featuring long bonnet
sleeves with inserts of lace edged with
pearls and sequins. Lace appliques
with pearl and sequin designs accent-
ed the skirt and chapel length train.
Her bouquet featured a cascade of
gardenias, white roses and stephano-
tis with palm fern.
Miss Gizelle Auzenne, sister of the
bride was maid of honor. Mrs. Jill
Klempan served as matron of honor.
Bridesmaids were: Rosaling
Auzenne-Odabachian, sister of the
bride, Janice Kevari and Andy
John J. Kerigan, Jr., brother of
the groom served as best man. Usher
groomsmen were Steve Kerigan and
Tim Kerigan, both brothers of the
groom, Phillip Ramsey, cousin of the
groom and Ken Hoecker.
Following the ceremony a recep-
tion with dinner and dance was given
by the bride's parents at California
State University, San Bernardino,
After a wedding trip to Lake
Arrowhead, Calif., Lake Tahoe, Calif,
and San Francisco, Calif. the couple
will reside in San Diego, Calif. where
the bridegroom is employed at Bear's
Underwater Service and the bride is
employed at Advantage Business
A rehearsal dinner was h'ldi
November 27 at the Cask 'n Cleaver
Restaurant, San Bernardino, Calif.
hosted by the groom's parents.
An engagement party was held
July 3 at the .home of the groom's
parents in Mexico Beach.
A bridal shower brunch was held
on October 24 hosted by Jill Klempan
at the Boat House Restaurant in San
A bridal shower luncheon was
held November 7 hosted by Patsy
Czvik at the Inland Empire Hilton in
San Bernardino, Calif.
A bridal shower luncheon was
held November 8 and was hosted by
the bride's godmother, Dell Rojas at
her home in Rialto, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. James
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Edwin Kerigan
Dancers Enjoy Holidys
Mr. and Mrs. B.G. Harper are
pleased to announce the marriage of
their daughter, Kari Ellen to James
Allan Newsome, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Newsome. of Wewahitchka,
and the late Mrs. Catherine Newsome.
The wedding took place at White
City Baptist Church on November 5 at
7:00 p.m. in the presence of imme-
diate family and friends. Pastor
William E. Smith, Jr., performed the
double ring ceremony. Music was
rendered by Mrs. Shelia Tison, sister
of the bride, as she sang "Surely the
Presence of the Lord is in this Place",
and at the close of the ceremony,
"Gentle Shepherd". She was accom-
panied at the piano by Mrs. B.G.
The bride wore an ivory silk street
leflgth dress complimented by a long
gold chain. Her bouquet was a fan
shaped arrangement of .ivory minia-
ture carnations and peach rosebuds,
witlrsatin bows and streamers. Her
attendant was her sister, Mrs. Sheila
Tison and Bruce Nixon served as best
The couple is now at home in
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The Port St. Joe.: Sunshiners
Square Dance Club held their annual
Christmas dinner and dance on. the
21st of December. The ladies brought
a delicious array of finger foods and
drinks which were enjoyed by every-
The Union Hall was decorated:
from top to bottom with beautiful
decorations. Santa arrived to pass.out
the gaily decorated -packa~ .
wer, pnder the C istima t .
Special carols were played by Ron
Ray the caller for the club while the
members and guests were eating their
sumptuous goodies. This has been a
busy year for the Sushiners, with
several trips planned for the memibrs
and there were several guest appear-
ances by the Sunshiners at special
events in the area.
The Sunshiners float which was
furnished by Carl and Eunice id won
third place in the Port St. Joe
Christmas parade. The: group is
looking forward to having even a
bigger and better year in 1988.':
CARD OF THANKS
The family of Clinton Cox would
like .to express deep gratitude to all
who contributed so loyally and
f14thfIlly in sendiing-cards, flower,
"food, encouragement in prayer, in
giving of tlme spent in sitting at night
at the hospital, in lovingly caing for
him and ministering to him..3e loved
people and a blessed assurancecame
to us as his friends proved themselves
to him and comforted us. ,
May God richly bestow blessings
on each. -
In His love,
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It was the season to give gifts last week, and Nolan Treglown, manager of
the Wewahitchka State Bank here in Port St. Joe, presented this huge eight-foot
Christmas stocking filled with games to Mrs. Liba Monteiro Wednesday.
Monteiro had registered for the giant stocking on a visit to the bank. :
Maria Nicole Pace
Samuel and Carolyn Pace are
proud to announce the birth of their
first child, a daughter, Maria Nicole
on December 8 at Bridgeton Hospital,
Bridgeton, New Jersey. She weighed
six pounds, five ounces and was 19
Maternal grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Fox of Portage,
Pennsylvania. Paternal grandparents
are Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Pace of
Vineland, New Jersey. Maternal
great grandmother is Julie Esposito
of Mesa, Arizona. Paternal great
grandmother is Mary Mercogliania of
Vineland, New Jersey. Maria was
christened on December 26 and
celebrated with a party afterward at
* Her father is a former resident of
Indian Pass Beach.
Taylor Michelle Green
Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Green of St.
Joe Beach announce the birth of their
daughter, Taylor Michelle on DecemC
ber 10 at Gulf Coast Hospital. She
weighed six pounds, four ounces.
Proud grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Green of Blountstown,
Carol Willis of Memphis, Tenn. and
Forrest L. Willis of Kansas City,
306 Williams Ave.
Sunny Side Up
by Emily Roche
New Year's Eve: when the
old year and most of your
guests pass out.
Please be carefu.jwhen driv-
ing home on New Year's Eve.
Operating a car on New Year's-
Eve is like playing Russian
roulette. You don't know
which driver is loaded.
A talkative barber asked his
patron how would he like his
hair cut. "In silence," replied
The First New Year's Eve:
The Man, the One and Only
One-First Gentleman on
Earth-said: "How about a
little fun? Come, let u5 have
some mirth!" "To some swell
night club we must roam,"
said he, "and drink cham-
pagne." But she said, "We
can stay at home, and still be
Happy New Year to All
Our Friends and Customers
Roche's Furniture &
Thank you for making 1987 a
Jack Calvin McCoy, 63, Died
Saturday In VA Hospital
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 31, 1897 Page 5A
Deborah Justice and
Jefferson Wax Wed
Jack Calvin McCoy, 63, of Wewa-
hitchka died last Saturday morning at
the VA hospital in Lake City. He was a
resident of Wewahitchka for the past
17 years and owned and operated the
Lakeside Lodge. He was also an U.S.
Army Veteran of World War II.
He is survived by: his wife, Aileen
McCoy of Wewahitchka; one daugh-
ter, Sandra Feltrop of Wewahitchka;
three grandchildren, John C. Feltrop
of U.S. Air Force, Mountain Home,
Idaho, Mark A. Feltrop of Panama
City and Betty Ann Feitrop of
Wewahitchka; and two great grand-
children, Amanda Feltrop and Jessica
Feltrop, both of Mountain Home,
Graveside services were held
Monday in the family plot of Jehu
Cemetery, Wewahitchka with Rev.
Richard Bloodworth officiating.
All services were under the
direction of Gilmore Funeral Home -
Wewahitchka Branch Chape
Willard Roscoe Allen, 83
Willard Roscoe Allen, 83, passed
away December 14 at Rutherford
Hospital, Rutherfordton, North Carol-
ina. He was a resident of Forest City,
North Carolina and was the widower
of Minnie H. Allen who preceded him
in death in January 1987. He was a
retired grocery store owner and a
member of the Florence Baptist
Church, Forest City, N.C.
Survivors include: one son, Char-
les W. Allen of Ellenboro, N.C.; three
daughters, Mrs. W
Shelby, N.C., Mrs. Barnie arley ..f
Port St. Joe and Mrs. George Holland
of Forest City, N.C.; 12 grandchildren
and 21 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the
Florence Baptist Church, Forest City,
N.C. on Dec. 17 with Dr. Bobby Gantt
officiating. Interment was in Sunset
Memorial Cemetery. Services were
under the direction of Padgett-King
K. Alan Goff Brady, 31
K. Alan Goff Brady, 31, passed
away Thursday in Hosford. He was a
long time resident of Miami and a
resident of Port St. Joe for the past 12
years and was an Episcopalian.
He is survived by his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Scott Brady of Pensacola;
one son, James Alan Goff of Panama
City; one brother, Kevin Goff of Port
St. Joe; two sisters, Kathleen Whis-
nant of Greenville, S.C. and Elizabeth
Hitt of Miami; his grandmother, Kate
Kilbourn of Port St. Joe and numerous
uncles, aunts and cousins.
Graveside services were held
Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., at Holly Hill
Cemetery with the Rev. David
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral Home.
Mr. and Mrs. JeffersontT. Wax, III
Well-Wishers Made Christmas
Residents of Bay St. Joseph Care
Center received the warmth of the
community in the Christmas season of
1987. Throughout the holidays resi-
dents were. visited by numerous
groups of carolers from churches and
schools, as well as receiving cards'
and gifts of every description from all
areas of the community.
December 22 was the annual
resident Christmas party. Special
guest, Mary Lou Sewell sang a
selection of songs from her tape as
well as Christmas favorites. Santa
Claus was present to hand out the gifts
and have his picture taken with the
children present. The list of participa-
tion is endless and. the hopes and
prayers for an equally good year
linger on into 1988.blit one final thank
you from the activities department
goes to the employees of the center
who give of themselves not only in
their daily job performance but
whenever the need for volunteers goes
up. Nowhere could a truly more
dedicated group of people be found.
Final registration for spring
semester at the Florida State Univer-
sity Panama City Campus will be held
from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on
January 4 and 5, in the Barron Bldg.,
4750 W. 23rd St. Students who have
pre-registered for the spring semester.
must pick up their schedules- 6ofr
January 4 .:or 5.
We Killed A Deer
55 and retired?
We killed a deer, but Pa shot him. Bobby Nobles, his dad (Pa) Teedy Nobles
and John Wright, (who drove the pick-up truck to, and from the woods) show off
an eight point buck the party killed while hunting Monday morning. They think
they killed the poor animal somewhere in Gulf County.'
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Deborah Sue Justice and Jeffer-
son T. Wax, III exchanged wedding
vows on October 24 in Birmingham,
Alabama. The Rev. Joe Woodfin
performed the candlelight, double-
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Jerry W. Parsons of Port St.
Joe and Mr. and Mrs. Doyle E. Smith
of Denham Springs, La.
She is the granddaughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James H. Smith and Ms.
Janie M. Richardson of Sylacauga,
The bridegroom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. J.T. Wax, Jr. of Denham
Springs, La. He is the grandson of
Mrs. J.T. Wax, Sr. and the late J.T.
Wax, Sr. of Baton Rouge, La. and Mr
and Mrs. James Brackin of Denham
Nuptial music was provided by
sound system by the wedding chapel.
The bride was given in marriage
by her parents and escorted to the
altar by her father. She wore a 1947
replica bridal gown with a fitted
taffeta bodice of lustrous lace overlay
with stand up neckline. The drop
asymmetrical waist had a wide
shirred sash with an oversize bow at
the hip. The tapered lace sleeves and
full taffeta skirt extended into a
chapel length train, which had a
For a headpiece the bride wore a
head band made of simulated pearls
and hanging flowers which held a silk
illusion pouff in back and a chapel
length veil with blusher.
To complete her ensemble, the
bride carried a bouquet of hazey pink
roses intertwined with greenery and
Ms. Lachelle Parsons of Port St.
Joe, sister of the bride, was maid of
honor. Bridesmaids were: Mrs. Joy
Cundiff of Birmingham, Ala., cousin
of the bride and Ms. Teresa Smith of
Port St. Joe, sister of the bride.
The bridal attendants wore silk
hazey pink tea length dresses with a
V-cut front beaded in simulate pearls
and they each carried a single rose
bud accented with greenery and ivy.
Ronnie Rushing was the bride-
groom's best man. Groomsmen were
J.T. Wax, Jr., father of the groom,
and Dale Harvey of Newroads, La.
Dena Brister and Daniel Brister,
the bridegroom's niece and nephew,
served as ring bearer and flower girl.
Following the ceremony a recep-
tion was held in the reception hall of
the wedding chaple where their staff
served as hosts.
Dena Brister and Daniel Brister
presented the guests with silk roses
filled with bird seeds while the bride
and groom waited for the limousine to
After a wedding trip to Daytona
Beach and Orlando, the couple will
reside in Birmingham, Ala. where the
'bridegroom is employed.
The wedding was under the
direction of -Mrs. L.J. Whitehead.
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1.987 .Continued from Page 1
the car door on the county's finger and said positive steps
must be taken to install some $450,000 worth of changes in,
the manner of burying solid waste or begin hauling it to
the Bay County incinerator.
During the past year, Gulf County lost one of its
incorporated cities. Ward Ridge, which joins Port St. Joe
on the south, decided to give up its independent status and
ask for annexation into the City of Port St. Joe.
Almost without incident, Ward Ridge voters agreed
'hat was the best thing to do and the voters of Port St. Joe
said. "We're glad to.have you!"
So, now, it's Port St. Joe from the Gulf County Canal
to Highway 98.
TAXES ARE ALWAYS A STORY
Increasing taxes seem to come in for their share of
undivided attention almost every yeqr. They didn't
change this past year.
In 1987, taxes became an even more visible part of
everybody's budget when it seemed as if requirements of
things local government had to do and making up for past
years of frugality all seemed to hit the tax payer at once.
-Taxes 'stirred up some.gefinite emotions in Gulf
County in 1987, with very tittifexpression of approval for
the' hikeg. 0/
In the Port St. Joe and Gulf County vicinity, every
taxing agency reported an increase'in varying sizes. Only
Mexico Beach, in Bay County, recorded a reduction in
taxes in 1987.
IT JUST HAPPENED .
The ninth story in importance gained its notoriety
moce because of its unusual nature than the dramatic
effect it had on anyone else.
Our pick for the eighth most important story of the
year was Donald Maddox swimming across St. Joseph
Bay on Labor Day to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy.
It was something nobody had ever done before and
something Donnie hadn't planned on three weeks before
he did it.
Donnie came through his four-hour swim with flying
colors, even though he says he has no immediate plans of
doing it again.
OF A PERSONAL NATURE
The tenth story was one of utmost importance to us,
and since we're writing the story, it has to be included.
The Star marked its 50th birthday in September of
1987. In all of those 50 years, the paper had never missed
an issue,:even during the years of World War II when
many newspapers were forced into printing on kraft
wrapping paper during a shortage of newsprint.
During those 50 years, The Star was owned by its
founder, W. S. Smith, from September. 1937 to November
10. 1952. The present publisher has owned the newspaper
New Fire Truck for City
Fire Chief Brent Etheredge, Cit Clerk Alden Farris and Police Chief Carl
Richter meet to turn the keys to the City's newest fire pumper over to Chief
Etheredge Monday morning. The truck was delivered to Port St. Joe last week by
the Emergency One division of Dowling Fire Equipment, Inc., of Silver Springs,
Florida. The new pumper was purchased by the City Commission to maintain
fire insurance rated equipment in order to lower fire insurance rates. The new
truck looks to the future needs of the city since it is a 1,250 gallon per minute
pumper, capable of fighting fires in multi-story buildings.
The new piece of equipment is powered by a 3208-T Caterpillar diesel engine,
is equipped with an automatic transmission, carries three passengers in the cab
and has a jump seat behind the cab in which up to four men can ride. The pumper
is equipped with a deluge cannon, which shoots a three-inch stream of water
directly from the truck, which is the latest weapon is fighting fires.
The new pumper cost the city $110,000.
The Sharks will resume their
basketball schedule Tuesday night
of next week, in the first game of a
week-long home stand.
The Sharks will host the
Mosley Dolphins, with the jayvee
game starting at 6:30. The Dol-
phins were winners of the Holiday
Classic Tournament in which the
Sharks participated prior to
It will be the Sharks first
meeting with the Dolphins this
Friday night of next week, the
Wakulla War Eagles will be in
town to meet the Sharks in the
Coliseum. The War Eagles and the
Sharks have a long history of close
After the coming week of play,
the Sharks will have a five game
schedule on the road before
returning to the Coliseum on
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Tyndall are invited out to Pelican
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at 9 a.m. for the Armed Forces
Cross-Country Championship meet..
Top cross-country athletes from
all military services will compete.
The women's 5 kilometer race will
start at 9 a.m., and the men's 12
kilometer race will begin at 9:45 a.m.
The race is free and the public is
invited out to watch.
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SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE
The following school food service
position will be open as of January 4,
'-School food service worker,
Highland View Elementary School (6
hrs/day), ten month employment.
Salary based upon approved salary
Application may be made at the
Gulf County School Board Office or
Chris Earley's office at the Port St.
Joe Bus Barn, beginning January 4,
1988 between the hours of 8:00 AM and
3:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Application deadline: Friday,
January 15, 1988, 10:00 A.M. E.T.
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By: Wayne T. DeWitt, C.P.A.
Several changes made by the Tax
Reform Act of 1986 in the deduction
for interest expense became effective
for the 1987 tax year. Below are the
changes listed by the types of interest
-Business interest expense is
interest paid on indebtedness incurred
in the course of operating a business.
As in the past, this type interest is
-Personal interest expense be-
comes nondeductible over a five year
phase-out period beginning in 1987.
Personal interest is interest paid on
personal indebtedness such as car
loans, vacation loans, and credit card
charges. You may deduct only 65
j .BOTH PIECES
S*149 Both Pieces
percent of the personal interest you
pay in 1987. For 1988, you may deduct
only 40 percent; in 1989, 20 percent;
for 1990, 10 percent; and, beginning in
1991, payments made for personal
interest will not be deductible.
-Home mortgage interest will
continue to be deductible for a
taxpayer's personal residence and a
second residence but only for loan
amounts up to the cost of the home
plus improvements (or the outstand-
ing balance on August 16, 1986). Loans
in excess of these limits must be used
for educational or medical expenses
or the interest on these loan amounts
will be considered personal interest
expense subject to the phase out rules
discussed under the personal interest
Your 1988 Tax Bill
rules above. This means that begin-
ning in 1987, all home mortgage
interest may not be deductible. If you
took out loans secured by your home
after August 16, 1986, and the total of
all loans on the home are more than
the cost plus improvements, then you
must fill out Form 8598 to determine
what portion of your home mortgage
expense is deductible.
Remembers last week I said that
simplification was not one of the
accomplishments of the new tax
changes. Well, this is surely a good
example. Under prior law a taxpayer
merely listed their total mortgage
interest on one line of a tax form.
Now, many taxpayers must fill out a
tax form that has four pages of
instructions just to determine how
much is deductible. I believe though,
that an abbreviated version of this
form is forthcoming.
-Investment interest under prior
law was deductible to the extent of
investment income plus $10.000. The
new law phases-out the $10.000 buffer
over a five year period until in 1991
investment interest will be deductible
only to the extent of investment
For taxpayers with shares in
limited partnerships. S corporations,
and interests in other business
activities considered passive activity
holdings, then the rulse are even more
complex. For those affected by these
changes, a little planning, particular-
ly over the phase-out period, could
mean tax savings.
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 31, 1987 Page 1B
School f.unci W eeklv
Il Gulf (Countv Schools
Gulf County School Board has
released the menus for the schools for
the week of January 4 thru January 8.
Monday, Jan. 4
No school. No lunch served.
Tuesday. Jan. 5
Batter dipped fish, cole slaw,
baked beans, buttered rolls, milk and
Wednesday, Jan. 6
Hamburger with cheese, lettuce,
tomato, pickle, carrot and raisin
salad, bun. milk and French fries.
Thursday, Jan. 7
Beef a roni. sliced tomato,
English peas, rolls and milk.
Friday, Jan. 8
Turkey with rice and gravy,
turnip greens, fruit cobbler, corn-
bread and milk.
CARD OF THANKS
Thanks to the many people for all
of the acts of kindness, whatever they
might have been. There is no way I
can express my deepest appreciation
with words so a simple thank you will
have to do.
Dora Martin and family
Page 2B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 31, 1987
House Plants Have A Rough Life During Winter
Cold Weather and Lack of Light Give Plants A Hard Time
by Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Agent
House plants often are confronted
with adverse growing conditions
during the winter months. The
-following are key factors in keeping
house plants healthy, particularly
All house plants must have light.
The best light is a southeastern
exposure of filtered, never direct
sunlight. Attempt to locate the plant in
a permanent location, as constant
moving exposes plants to changing
light conditions. Too much light or
direct light often causes burning of
House plants are often over-wa-
tered while a few may be under
watered. Try to water as the plant
needs it. The bestkey to watering is to
allow the top of the soil in the pot to
become fairly dry prior to watering,
then water well, soaking the soil. Most
house plants, depending on size of the
plant, location, type of soil and size of
the pot will have to be watered at least
ROY LEE CARTER
once per week. A lack of water will
cause yellowing and wilting of plants.
However, these same symptoms are
characteristic of too much water. If
leaves are wilted due to lack of water,
they will become turgid after a good
watering. If the leaves do not become
turgid after a watering, then probably
too much water has been given over a
period of time causing damage to the
Winter heat in homes is often very
hard on house plants. The ideal
temperature for most plants in the
home is from 65 to 75 degrees during
the day, and 55 degree night temper-
ature. Avoid placing plants near heat
Humidity or moisture in the air is
necessary and beneficial to most
tropical plants. A 40 to 60 percent,
relative humidity is ideal, yet this,
cannot be provided in homes during
.winter, as heating systems dry out the
air. To increase the indoor humidity
from time to time, syringe the plants
foliage with a fine spray of water.
Another method of increasing the
humidity is placing the pot in gravel,
which is covered with water. Place
the pots on the pebbles, being certain
that the bottoms are not sitting in the
House plants must have a loose,
well-drained soil. Packed soils should
be loosened from time to time, being
sure not to drain the root system. Plan
to repot plants in the spring when
growing conditions are best.
Most house plants require little
fertilization during winter since rapid
growth is not made at this time.
Feeding once every two months will
be adequate for most plants.
'Avoid drafts and provide fresh
air. Plants do not like locations which
expose them to cold or hot air. They
also suffer from gas fumes and
products of incomplete combustion,
which makes fresh air essential
Clean the plant's foliage by
washing with warm water.,You may
add a drop or two of detergent to the
water used for cleaning the leaves.
Rinse washed leaves with clear water
to remove soap film. Keep plants
attractive by removing dead leaves
and faded blooms.
Pvt. Waymon Bryant Completes His Army Basic Training
Pvt. Waymon M. Bryant, son of
Army Sgt. 1st Class John B. and Marjorie E. Bryant of Port St.
MINUTES ... Gulf County School Board
The Gulf County School Board
met in special session on November
17, 1987 at 5:30 p.m. at the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port St. Joe. The
following members were present: Ted
Whtifield, Waylon Graham, Gene
Raffield; Oscar Redd. Board member
Hanlon was absent.
On motion by Whitfield, second by
Redd, the board unanimously voted to
elect Waylon Graham as Chairman of
the Gulf County School Board to serve
for the next calendar year and Gene
Raffield was elected as Vice-Chair-
man to serve for the next calendar
year. Immediately after his election,
Waylon Graham presided at the
On motion by Raffield, second by
Whitfieki, the board set their meeting
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-'MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 a.m.
CHURCH TRAINING 5:45 p.m.
dates for the next calendar year.
Melissa Marlow was to appear
before the board regarding VISTA
Project. Because of illness she was
unable to attend the meeting. Board,
member Raffield stated that he would
discuss the grant with Ms. Marlow
and report back to Superintendent
,The. board reviewed a video film
On motion by Raffield, second by
Redd, the board approved a request
that Melissa Hammons be allowed to
attend the Gulf County Adult School as
an alternative approach to her
The board reviewed a request for
garnishment of funds. On motion by
Raffield, second by Redd, the board
voted unanimously to accept the
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Joe, has completed basic training at Fort:
During the training, students,
received instruction in drill and'
ceremonies, weapons, map reading,
tactics, military courtesy, military
justice. first aid. and Army history
advice of their legal counsel and and traditions.
reject the garnishment request.
On motion by Whitfield, second by He is a 1986 graduate of Meade
Redd, the board voted unanimously to Senior High School, Fort George G.
approve a resolution whereby the Meade, Md.
Superintendent is authorized to nego-
tiate a loan in the amount of
$500,000.00 and provide repayment of
the loan from proceeds from District
tax receipts anticipated within sixty Ye Olde
days from the date of loan. The board
received bids from Wewahitchka Bargain Barn
State Bank and Florida National Bank Gift Shop
and it'was the unanimous vote of the 102 Reid Ave.
board to accept the lowest bid from We Carry A Good Line of
Wewahitchka State Bank.
There being no further business, Toys What-Nots Tools
the meeting adjourned. Clocks Pictures Candy
Canes Christmas tree Decora-
The Gulf County School Board tions Lamps Planters
met in special session on November Wrought Iron Plant Holders
30, 1987 at Wewahitchka Elementary Radios Bearcat Scanners *
School. The following members were Wall Hangings c Jewelry Toy
present: Ted Whitfield, Gene Raf- Chest Pillows Mexican
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Board. member Graham was absent. Handmade Picture Frames *,
The Superintendent was also present. Brass Children's Furniture (like
Vice:chairman Raffield presided Swings, Rockers and Beds) Plus
at the meeting. Much More!
The board met at 9:30 a.m. for the Come See Us We'd Appreciate
purpose of inspecting the demolition Y thru i o nesc
project at Wewahitchka Elementary a. .u .
School. After reviewing the entire .
project, the board voted unanimously
to approve the work as being ,
completed. A motion was made by o 0
Redd, second by Whitfield to accept
the project. a
On motion by Redd, second by
Whitfield, the board approved for o
Charles A. Gaskin, Architect to hire o
an engineer to check the wood trusses
at Main Street site gym.
The board convened in formal
session at 9:30 for the pupose of
reviewing the demolition project and '0 9
revising the original contract fee. The / *
board approved one change order in, < L
the amount of $1;518,00 and revised. -
the total amount. of 'the demolition v
project to be $58,536.55. The contrac- .130 f o
tor agrees to the adjustments. Docu- o* : O
mentation of the revisions are on file o
in the school board office. On motion. u
by Redd, Second by Whitfield, the : U
board, voted unanimously that the -
amount due the contractor was The big cheese only leave
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and Robert Moore appeared before 9 HE'S GONE. And we're h
the board representing the Paper- .before... Ylet down our hai
makers Credit Union to discuss a for the best in cable progi
garnishee request by the Gulf County 0 from Essex Cable TV. Bu
School Board that was received at an boss is only gone until Janu
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the meeting adjourned. THE [
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tional cost a creek front recreational lo
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years at 10% interest.
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Page 6B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 31,1987
Depuration Removes Bacteria from Oysters
Those who eat raw oysters
assume the oysters they eat are safe.
,They depend on it.
To support this assumption, Dr.
Gary Rodrick, a food scientist with
the Institutie of Food and Agricultural
Sciences (IFAS), is working on a
system to remove dangerous bacteria
"Most of the time, oysters are
safe to eat, and the incidence of illness
from bad oysters is low," said
"Illnesses are rare and usually
temporary, but in some isolated
cases, the reaction can be severe.
Those who do become severely ill
from bad oysters tend to be on
medication that suppresses the body's
immune system or neutralizes sto-
mach acids, or who have health
conditions such as liver disease,
cirrhosis or partial stomach removal.
These conditions allow the bacteria in
the oysters to colonize in the body
much easier than in people without
these health problems," he said.
Rodrich is developing a new
handling system for oysters that uses
a natural process called depuration.
Shellfish pump water and purge
material out of their systems, by
depuration, said Rodrick. Taking this
- Public Notices
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
The Board of County Commission of Gulf Coun-
ty will receive sealed bids from any person, com-
pany, or corporation interested in donating the
County the following:
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
No money down
Free delivery and set-up.
2310 East 15th Street
Panama City, Florida
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
2t12/31 & 1/07/88
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
Case No. 87-209
MEXICO BEACH CORPORATION, INC.,
DENNIS A. SHARPTON,
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final
Judgment dated December 22, 1987, in Case No.
87-209, of the Circuit Court, Fourteenth Judicial
Circuit, in and for the County of Gulf, State of
Florida, in which MEXICO BEACH CORPORA-
TION, INC., is the Plaintiff, and DENNIS A.
SHARPTON, is the Defendant, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder, for cash, in the lobby at
the Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida,
at 11:30 A.M. (Eastern time), on January 22, 1988,
the following described property set forth in the
Final Judgment of Foreclosure:
Commence at the NE Corner of the S of the
NW's of the NW14 of Section 35, T5S, R11IW,
Gulf County, Florida, and thence run South
(Bearing Base) along the E boundary line of
said NWVs of the NWV4 for 450.56 feet; thence
S89"25'45" W for 452.51 feet to the Westerly
right of way line of South Fork Drive; thence S
0034'15" E along said right of way line for
400.00 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING.
From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue
S00o34'15" E along said right of way line for
100.00 feet; thence leaving said right of way
line run S8925'45" W for 273.73 feet, more or
Apalachicola Health Care Center, Inc., is currently
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Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
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4:00 P.M ......... Youth Service
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JERNYL N. HARPER
Licensed Real Estate Broker
411 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
PORT ST. JOE
NEW LISTING CONSTITUTION DRIVE: Impressive two-story colonial 4 bd., 3 bath brick home
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cabinets. Features Include beautiful f.p.. sep. laundry w/cabinets I sink, recessed lighting, cen. inter-
com music system and much more. PICTURE PERFECT. $185,000.
SEEN EVERYTHING Wait until you see this new 3 bd.. 2 bath wicedar siding. Lovely screened
porch overlooking golf course, ceiling fans in liv. rm. & master bdrm. $115.000.
A NEIGHBORHOOD SET APART FROM THE REST Very unique new 3 bd.. 21/2 bath. two story
home featuring cedar siding. Master bedroom downstairs wistudy & deck overlooking beautiful lake
& golf course. Ceiling fans. stone f.p.. wall paper in kitchen & baths. Absolutely lovely. $115,000.
ALMOST READY Lovely 3 BR, 2 ba., Ig. Florida rm wlsliding glass doors. Vaulted ceiling in great
rm. & din. rm., wall paper in kitchen & baths., laundry rm. has dbl. sink. Enclosed sun room has hook-
up for Jacuzzi. This home is located adjacent to the Costin Air Park. Only $98.,500.
CAPE SAN BIAS
BREATHTAKING PRICE REDUCED A pleasure to show this townhome with 2 BR. 2V1/ bath.
sundeck at water's edge. also deck off master bedroom. beautifully decorated wlwall paper accents
* & dramatic view of the Gulf of Mexico. $82.500. One unit just off the Gulf only $69,900. Owner anx-
ious. You'll like what you see.
HOME & THE BEACH Secluded single family homes under construction in beautiful Silva
Estates. Enjoy miles of magnificent, uncrowded beach. Prices starting at $106.800.
COUNTRY LIVING WITH PRIVACY 3 bedroom. 2 bath double wide mobile home. has added
garage and large front porch. Kitchen has island stove and double wall oven. Central heat and air.
Situated on 3 large lots. MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE. $49.000.
ASSUMABLE 1 acre waterfront lot at Stonemill Creek Estates. Small equity wipayments only
$105.89 per month.
LARGE WOODED lots at Red Bull Island Subdivision in Wewa. Mobile homes okay. Owner may
finance. $3,500.00 each.
CAPE RETREAT Oversize gulf view lots at Cape San Bias. Owner financing. $30.000 each.
GREAT LOCATION Beautiful restricted subdivision at Cape Plantation near golf & fishing. Prices
start at $16,500 w/possible owner financing.
BEAUTIFUL GULF VIEW Lots wlunderground utilities starting at $25.000. Cape San Bias.
CAPE PLANTATION Ten acres. Owner will consider selling all or part. $13.00 per acre. Zoned light
CANAL FRONT 2'/! acres MOL wlapproximately 100' on deep water intercoastal canal for boat
docking. 2 bedroom, 1 bath house needs handyman's touch. Lots of trees. $50,000.
ST. JOE BEACH 75'x150' residential area. Mobile homes okay. $7,800.
WOODED LOT Nice neighborhood, 75'x150' on paved street. $9,700.
SIMMONS BAYOU Approximately 1'%/ acres, beautiful trees, Bay View. Located east side of
Highway C-30. $16,500.
RED BULL ISLAND Five lots zoned residential. Owner may sell separately. Mobile homes okay.
$20,000 for all.
less, to the waters edge of Wetappo Creek
Swamp; thence Northeasterly along said
waters edge for 100.24 feet, more or less, to a
point which is S89'25'45" W, 280.68 feet, more ,
or less, from the Point of Beginning; thence
leaving said waters edge run N8925'45" E for
280.68 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginn-
ing. Said parcel of land having an area of 0.64
acres, more or less. ALSO, being known as Lot
5 of the UNRECORDED PLAT OF CREEK-
WOOD UNIT NO. TWO.
DATED this the 23rd day of December, 1987.
BENNY C. LISTER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Teresa Lynch, Deputy Clerk
2t 12/31/87 & 1/7/88
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 87-214
ACTION LAND CLEARING & SITE DEVELOP-
MENT CO., and PUBLIC BANK OF ST. CLOUD,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Action Land Clearing & Site Development Co.
104-3080 Boggy Creek Road ,
St. Cloud, Florida 32769
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED an action to
impose and foreclose a lien against personal pro-
perty described as:
1983 Pontiac 2-door automobile;
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your Answer or other response to
the Complaint on Plaintiff's Attorney: ROBERT
M. MOORE, P. 0. Box 248, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456, and file the original thereof in the Circuit
Court Clerk's Office, Gulf County Courthouse, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456, on or before the 7th day of
January, 1988. If you fail to do so, a Final Judg-
ment for the relief sought may be granted by
DATED this the 2nd day of December, 1987.
BENNY C. LISTER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk 4t 12/10/87
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
SCase No. 87-134
WEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK,
M. G. HENDRICK and Wife,
FRANCES B. HENDRICK,
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final
Judgment dated December 1, 1987, in Case No.
87-134, of the Circuit Court, Fourteenth Judicial
Circuit, in and for the County of Gulf, State of
Florida, in which WEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK
- And PARIS W. CARTER and Wife, MARY ..',
CARTER, are the Plaintiffs, and M. G. HEN-
DRICK and Wife, FRANCES B. HENDRICK, are
the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash, in the Lobby at the Gulf County
Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:30 A.M.
(Eastern time), on Friday, January 15, 1988, the
following described property set forth in the Final
Judgment of Foreclosure:
Commencing at the SW Corner of the NWV of-
Sect. 36, T3S, RO1W, and extend a line E along
the half section line a distance of 258.18 feet to
a concrete monument; thence S10o22'25" E a
distance of 44.67 feet to a point on the N R/W
line of Brockette Road (same being a paved
county road) for POB; from said POB extend a
line N10'22'25" W a distance of 254.67 feet; run
thence E 210 feet; thence run S10122'25" E
250.14 feet to the N R/W line to the above
described road; thence run E along N R/W line
of said road to POB.
DATED this the 18th day of December, 1987.
BENNY C. LISTER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
DOUGLAS M. KENT,
PAMELA G. KENT,
Case No. 87-232
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: PAMEI.A G. KENT
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion for dissolution of marriage has been filed
against you and you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses to it. if any, to DAVID C.
GASKING. ESQ., Attorney for Husband/Peti-
tioner, whose address is Post Office Box 185,
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465, on or before the llth
day of January. 1988, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service on Peti-
tioner's Attorney or immediately thereafter, other-
wise a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the complaint or petition.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on
the 14th day of December, 1987.
BENNY C. LISTER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
iSEAIl) 4tc 12/17/87
DID YOU KNOW?
Considering the income
tax benefits of home
ownership, that if you
are currently paying
$500.00 per month rent,
you are giving away a
one step further, he is working on an
assisted depuration system to kill
various bacteria in the water, allow-
ing the oysters to pump clean water.
An ultraviolet light pump and
ozone are being tested for depuration
effectiveness in killing bacteria in sea
water. The oysters filter the treated
water in a tank for two days before
Rodrick examines them for bacteria
levels, taste and quality.
Rodrick is looking specifically at
two, bacteria found naturally in the
Gulf of Mexico.
"While there are several species
of the Vibrio bacteria that live in the
water, two specific species, Vibrio
cholerae and V. vulnificus, are
potential pathogens they are pri-
mary culprits which can cause severe
illness,'" said Rodrick.
Tests are available for checking
Vibrio levels in seawater, he said, but
there are no state regulations requir-
ing levels be tested before harvesting
Because of this, Rodrick hopes his
research will be adopted by the oyster
industry, which pulls about six million
pounds of oysters from the Gulf each
year, worth about $7.5 million dollars.
Assisted depuration is being used in
Florida at a plant along the Indian
River, Rodrick said, but only with
clams. It is also a common practice in
Rita Baker was the winner of the
smoker cooker given away by the
Highland View Fire Department on
Yard Sale: Saturday & Sunday, 9 till
3, 423 6th St., Highland View. 12" b&w
TV, small elec. heater, 8'x10' camping
tent, car, elec. guitar & amp., new 2
twin headboards, cast net & much
more. All above items in very good
condition. Clothes, toys, etc.
LOST: 1 child's navy blue Gulf Life
jacket. Call 227-1293.
'76 Toyota Celica, good gas mileage,
a/c. $600. 648-8155. tfc 11/19
1980 Olds Cutlass, excel. cond., ac,
ps, etc. $2,495. 648-8314. tfc 10/22
Starfish Gulf Aire Subd. 1 bd. &
loft, 1 ba., w/d, ch/a. $325 mo.,
3 bd., 1% ba., unfurn. house, 36th
St. in Mexico Beach, w/d, ch/a,
$550 mo. plus util.
3 bd., 2 ba. unfurnished house,
Selma St., St. Joe Beach. Swim-
ming pool, $600 mo. plus util.
2 bd., 2 ba. mobile home on 2 lots,
unfurn., w/d, ch/a. $355 mo. plus
Unfurnished small house in Mex-
ico Beach. $240 mo. plus util.
Coronado Townhouse, furn., $485
plus util; unfurnished $385 plus
3 bd., 2 ba. duplex, St. Joe Beach,
unfurn:, w/d. $500 mo. plus util.
2 bd., 1 ba. furnished mobile
home, Mexico Beach. $200 mo.
2 bd., 2 ba. furnished townhouse,
37th St., ,Mexico Beach. $375 mo.
Golf Course and Runway Lots for Sale
FOR RENT: New 3 bedroom 2 bath home
on golf course. LEASE OPTION
JERNYL N. HARPER
Licensed Real Estate Broker
411 Reid Ave.
Corner 10th Street and U.S. Hwy.
Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
See One of Our Friendly, Well-Qualified Salespeople
Ellen F. Allemore, Broker 648-8939
Joy Holder 648-8493
Preston Wingate 648-8565
N. F. Allemore, Jr., 648-8939
Bobbie Miller 648-8398
Pat Critser 648-8883
Nancy Mock 227-1322
Flo Melton 229-8076
BEACH FRONT TOWN HOMES
9815 Hwy. 98: Lovely 2 bd., 2%' ba. furnished,
$104,500. Unfurnished, $99,000.
9821 Hwy. 98: Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2'!
ba. townhome. $105,000 unfurn., $115,000 furn.
9811 Hwy. 98: Spacious 3 bd.. 2'V ba.,
townhome w/f.p., nicely furnished, Reduced to
9735 Hwy. 98: Roomy 3 bd., 2'% ba. townhome,
corripletely furnished w/f.p. $135,000.
Ward-StT WATER RONT; half t uptextG bd., 2
ba.,f.urnished.,( .p..;.NIGEL$40,00. :
New Listlngs!! P Yihef1r. fant lot, quiet
street, super price.P- W -
Beacon Road: Vacarnttoft g tion, great
price, $15,000. W
New Listing: 208 Periwinkle Dr. Attractive 1 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 Aire 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 Gulf Aire Dr.: Nice large lot with gulf view.
Single family or duplex, was $30,000. Reduced
again to $28,500.
Sea Pines & Beacon Rd.: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba. fur-
nished brick home, Ig. garage. Reduced
Gulf Airs 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
Bayside: Secluded, gorgeous view from head of
bay. New 2 bd., 2 ba. cypress home, Jlacuzzi,
many amenities. 1.150' x 100' lot from road to
CAPE SAN BLAS
Cape DunesS 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 ba., all amenities.
fp, unfurnished, $98.900.
Unit 9: Great buy, view of Gulf. 2 bd., 2 ba.. fur-
nished. $87,900. Unfurn.. $82,500.
ST. JOE BEACH
Alabama Very nice 3 bd. 2 ba. mobile home.
ch/a. screen porches, fully fenced, landscaped.
New Listing: Columbus St., Very nice 3 bd.. 2 ba.
obile home, looks brand new. Super price,
New Listing: Magellan St. 2 bd., 2 ba Ig front
screen porch, 1' 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 1/2 bilks to beach.
ch&a. cedar siding. $69.500
New Listing: Ponce de Leon, Lg. 3 bd.. 2 ba. 2
story home. decks, ceiling fans. screen porch.
sea 2 car garage wiworkshop, 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 1Y'/ lots,
with Ig. 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. 98 Gulf
Pointe No. 1: Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2'!2
bath condo. great price, $79,900.
Coronado Townhomes. 2 bdrm., 1 '2 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 Cortez & Desoto: 3
bd.. 2 ba., unobstructed Gulf view Gas, cen.
h&a, great buy, $62,000.
Charline 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 be.
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.
Balboa St.: Great Investment 2 nice 2 bdrm.. 1
ba. houses, clha, on 50'x150' lots $95,000 or
will sell separately.
Between Coronadr & 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 ba. Good starter
230' on U.S. 98, with commercial bldg. & shed,
St. Joseph Bay Country Club: 3 bd., 2'! ba.,
Reduced to $64,400. 2 bd.. 1'/I 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 ba. frame & brick
home, wlgreenhouse, stlor. 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 ba., '% acre,
recently redone, fruit trees. Reduced. $36,000.
Cape Plantation: Lovely 3 bd., 2V/ ba. brick
home under construction. $115,000.
Cape Plantation: 3 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, owner 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.
2nd Street 3 blocks from beach. 2 bdrm., 1 ba..
4 lots, $46,000.
3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
bdrm., 1 ba. custom built masonite siding.
shingle roof, other extras. $35,000.
Grand Isle, KIm Kove: Two good building lots,
each 75'x115'. Cleared and high. $10,000.00 ea.
28th St.: 2nd from beach, super gulf view, 3 bd..
2 ba., brick home, glass porch, great price.
New Listing: 404 5th St.: 2 bd., 2 ba., can. h&a,
mobile home, 2 screen porches, Ig. outside utili-
ty house, very nice, on Ig. lot. $44,500.
35th St.: 2 bd., 1 ba., 56'x14'-furnished mobile
home NICE! $35,000,
Third St.: 2 blocks from beach. Neat & comfor-
table 3 bd., 2 ba., mobile home, screen porch,
fireplace, furnished, stoneware dishes,
silverstone cookware & many more extras.
Reduced to $36,000 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 ba., f.p. w/effi-
ciency apt., lots of extras. $87,000.
Louisiana St.: Trailer lot, no utilities, $14.000.
Hwy. 388A. 87.5' highway frontage by 194' deep
Sunshine Far f it lines on 5 acres,
stumped, wit 0. $28,000. Terms.
Hwy 388 frontage: approx. acres w114' mobile
home. 2 bd., 2 ba., shed, comfortable, $27,500;
Lot 4: approx. 1 acre, 386 highway frontage.
On Hwy. 71 Just Inside city limits. Beautiful 2.11
acres and 3 houses. Variety of fruit bearing
Honeyville: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba. brick home nestl-
ed in oak trees. Pecan tree, peach, azalea &
scuppernong vine on 1.2 acres. $74,900.
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
Call us today, and we will show you the
ST. JOSEPH BAY CONSTRUCTION
411 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(904) 229-8795 RB 0043519
The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, December 31, 1987 Page 7B
Mobile home and Ig. lot
Mexico Beach w/good owner
ing. 12x65',2 bd., 2 ba. $29
648-5716 days, as for Bill o
4 bedroom, 2% bath house c
escaped lots. Can be seen at 90
For more information call 22
229-6127 after 6.
Only $4,000 down and assure
gage, no closing cost. 2 bdrm
townhouse on Mexico Beac
cond. with great gulf view. Fo
4 BR, 2 bath, great room
fenced, 2 wells, pond, ch&a,
71, 15 minutes from Port
$57,500. Days 229-6911, nights
3 BR, completely remodel
Ig. lot, fruit trees, between 5
White City. Call 648-8664 we
weekends and evenings call
Reduced Price. 2 bdrm., 2
ury piling home. Located in
(non-flood zone), exclusive n
hood, bay access & gulf access
division, Peninsula Estates,
Bias. Also lots for sale, tern
able (in same subdivision). E
investments. Call 227-1689 aft
Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath h
sale on Selma St., St. Joe Bea
Lots for sale on Cemetery
mile from Overstreet,'owner
Call 229-6961; 10/1/87-
5.08 acres of land on
Avenue, White City. For moa
nation, call 227-1462 anytime
'77 Fiat convertible Spider
luggage rack, red. 229-822
on 4 land-
17 16th St.
1967 Ford school bus, no seats $600.
17' Glastron 4 cyl. Volvo Pinta, no
trailer, $800. 229-6933.
Used gas stove. Call 229-6933.
Pioneer tape player, $100; Pioneer
120 watt amp $50; Pioneer 3-way
speakers, 120 watt $65; all car audio.
FREE to good homes, two part
me mort- chow puppies, both male. 227-1673.
i., 1 ba. --.-
h, excel. Twin size water bed, call 227-1760.
r sale by Jenny Lind crib, with Wnie the
Pooh mattress, $125. 2 high chairs, $10
tfc 12/17 each. 229-8710.
, lg. f.p., Mobile home, 2 bedroom, 1 bath,
off Hwy. central heat, window air, unfurnish-
St. Joe. ed. Must see to appreciate. $4,500. Call
ed home Mobile home for sale by owner with
St. Joe & owner financing. 1985 Fleetwood,
ek days, 14x50' on Mexico Beach. 2 bd., 1 ba.
227-7468. $8,900. Call 648-5716 days, ask for Bill
tfc 10/15 or 871-5486 evenings. 4tc 12/10
ba. lux- For sale: Grocery business and
a C-zone 8COP liquor license. Only serious in-
neighbor- quiries. Only written inquiries consi-
s in sub- dered. Write: Dept. K, Box 308, c/o
Cape San The Star, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
us avail- tfc8/6/87
excellent Must sell: 28' Chris Craft cabin
er6 p.m. cruiser, needs some cosmetic work,
tfc 11/5 runs great, older model, $3,150.
iome for 648-8155. tfc 11/19
ach. Call 6 stool home bar with back bar,
tfc 10/8 draft beer dispenser, complete in-
Road, 1 ventory including glasses, etc. Has to
finance, be seen to be appreciated. Priced for a
12/31/87 quick sale. 227-1296.
Charles 3M "VQC" III copier in working
re infor- condition. 227-1296.
4tc 12/17 Body glove wet suit, size small, ex-
cellent condition. $125. Call 229-8978.
PIANO FOR SALE
Responsible part to assume small
payments. See locally. Call credit
manager at 205-471-8927 anytime.
Classic, 2t 12/24
oi'r your best njte1rest in any
atoobile need, call Jack tewart at
STommy Thomas Chevrolet, toll free,
1981 Chevy Camaro, 350 V-8, a.t.,
p.s., p.b, a/c, am/fm stereo cassette.
Good condition. More information call
after 6:00 p.m., 648-8383. tfc 12/10
Ford 79 one ton delivery van. Can be
seen at Danley Furniture, 401 Reid
Ave. 227-1798. tfc 12/17
Close to beach: Furnished 2
bedroom, 1 ba. trailer, ch&a,.w/d ex-
tras. No dogs. 648-5384. 2tp 12/31
Cottage: Mexico Beach, 1 bedroom,
1 bath, % block to Gulf, breezeway,
stor. rm., $175/mo. 648-8985.
I -A N E -I
Winter Rental wanted for N
April '89. 15 mile radius front
Joe and golf country cl
n Port St.
HIRING! Government jobs your
area. Many immediate openings
without waiting list or test. $15,000 -
$68,000. Call (602) 838-8885. EXT 5783.
Class Title: Clerk Typist Specialist;
position no. 41960, salary range $411.05
- $652.34 Biweekly. Minimum qualifi-
cations: One year of secretarial or
clerical work experience, and attain-
ment of a typing score of at least 35
correct words per minute on the Dept.
of Administration's typing test; OR
possession of a certified professional
Vocational/technical training in the
area of secretarial science or of-
fice/business studies can substitute at
the rate of 720 classroom hours for the
required work experience.
A high school diploma or its equiva-
lent can substitute for the required
Competitive-proficiency exam only.
Location: Gulf County Public Health
Unit/Port St. Joe. Submit application
to: Helen R. Montgomery, 502 Fourth
Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. H.R.S.
is an Equal Opportunity Employer/
Affirmative Action Employer
Mexico Beach 2 bdrm., 1 ba. unfur-
nished house. Stove & ref. Year round
rental only. Also 2 bdrm., 1 ba. duplex
unfurnished St. Joe Beach. Stove &
ref. Year round rental. Call Charles
229-8282 after 5, call 670-8417.
Mobile home rental: 2 bedroom, 1
bath, Ig. lot, $285 per month plus
deposit. Call 648-5716, ask for Bill.
For Rent: 3 bedroom mobile home,
$220 month, $100 deposit, St. Joe
Beach. 648-8211. tfc 12/31
Apartment for rent, 2 bdrm., ch&a,
carpet, unfurnished. Call Phil at
229-8409 or Kenny at 229-6509 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
One bedroom, 2 bath apt. for rent,'
Mexico Beach. 648-5200. Couples only,
no pets. 4tc 12/10
2 bedroom trailer, furnished and
trailer space. To seel call 227-1260,
Highland View. 4tp 12/17
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 Blas. Fully furn.,
beach clubhouse, pool, tennis courts.
$450 month. 1-386-2572 (h), 1-222-6891
(w). tfc 11/12
Apartment for Rent: Unfurnished, 2
bedroom, $335.00 per month. 808
Woodward Ave. Very nice. Energy ef-
ficient. Lease-Option available.
227-1428. Jernyl N. Harper, Lic. Real
Estate Broker. tfc 12/10
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
Trailer on private lot, 1 bedroom.
Call after 7 p.m., 227-7212. tfc 11/12
Happy New Year
2 bedroom beach cottage; garages,
screen porch, nice yard, furnished.
Court St., St. Joe Beach. $300.
229-8549. tfc 12/17
Yearly rental, Mexico Beach. Fur-
nished, 2 bd., 1 ba. luxury town-
house. $375 month. 904/893-8386,
please leave message. tfc 12/17
Large 2 bedroom apartment,
remodeled bath & kitchen, 648-8295.
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.
2 bdrm., 2 ba. luxury townhouse,
across from beach. $425/mo. 648-8314.
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
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
TRAES t ERVCE
Ceiling to floor/kitchen cabinets.
Reasonable, free estimates.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
S Sunday -A:M0 PM uesdayLOO,.P0M..
Thursday 8:00 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
Phone 229-8899 thru2/87
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
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
Rt. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
-- tfc 11/12/87
JOHN F. LAW
22 Years Experience
Workers Compensation, 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 ale.
kills bugs for up to
and saves you about $100 yearly
in costly pest control services.
Hurlbut Supply Co.
306 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida
PASTEL PORTRAIT OF YOUR
LOVED ONES. $50.00
The American Legion Post 116,
meets the first Monday night of each
month at 8 p.m. tfc 11/26
& 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
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SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS YOUR
Sears Catalog Sales
Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue
* Commercial Building
* Residential Building
* Cabinet Work
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GLEN F. COMBS 227-1689
P. O. BOX 456
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
Margaret Hale 648-56598 Roy Smith
Frances Chason 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.
SPort St. Joe: New Listing: Large historic home with modern conveniences. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths,
fireplaces, central heat & air, built-in kitchen. $125,000.
Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom, I 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, I1 bath home with large kitchen,
garage, nice neighborhood. Must see to appreciate. Many other features. $55,000.
Port St. Joe: Make 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 home on I 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.
l)exico 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. J6e 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.
"Mexico Beach: Owner wants to sell. 2 lots beachside of Hwy. 98. Can be used commercial, make
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive, $10,000.
St. Joe Beach: Price reduced on lot. Corner Coronado & Americus, now only $13,500.
iSt. Joseph 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 with fireplace, new kitchen, perfect for large family: 5 bedrooms, 3
baths. $500 per month.
Let's Knit Yarn Shop
Hwy. 386 Overstreet 4 miles north on Overstreet Hwy.
Yarns Notions Knitting Machines
OWNER: JEAN MIMS 64o8-5270
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
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The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission is consider-
ing a proposal to stagger the
beginning of the deer and turkey
hunting season for 1988-89.
The proposal would divide the
state into three geographic zones with
different season dates for each zone.
The dates would reflect the variation
in times at which deer are most active
in association with reproductive acti-
According to Frank Montalbano,
director of the Division of Wildlife
with the Commission, the change
would benefit deer, especially in the
northwest part of the state.
"Under the current setup, hunting
season starts several weeks before the
rutting season in the Northwest
Region," Montalbano said. "That
means many bucks are taken before
they've had a chance to impregnate
the does. Additionally, fawn deer are
born in August and September in the
northwest portion of the state and are
only a few months old when hunting
Montalbano said the current
system also makes it hard to
differentiate between the sexes of
deer in south Florida.
"Bucks in the south portion of the
state begin dropping their antlers in
November," he said. "By December
it's hard to tell a buck from a doe."
Page 8B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla.- Thursday, December 31,1987
Change Proposed In Deer Season
According to the proposal, the North Zone would be identical to th
9:45 a.m........ Sunday School
(for all ages)
11:00 a.m ...... Morning Worship
6:00 p.m ..... Evening Worship
6:00 p.m.......... Young People
7:00 p.m ........ Prayer Meeting
Gulf County Season Would be Moved to Dec.
Glad Tidings Assembly of God,
Wewahitchka will celebrate the com-
ing of the New Year with an evening of
worship, fellowship and recreation
tonight beginning at 7:00 p.m. Activi-
ties will begin with games being
played in the gymnasium at the old
elementary school on Main St. Basket-
ball and volleyball will be the
highlight of this time. From 9:00 to
10:00 p.m. a time of fellowship will be
observed in the church fellowship h#ll,
with various snacks and finger foods
being furnished by the ladies of the
church. During this time also, those
attending will be asked to write a
"Letter to Jesus" stating what their
desired for the new year will be and
what they would like to be able to. d(
for the Lord in the new year. All of the
letters will be placed in a large
envelope to be sealed until next year's
service when they will be given back
to their authors and opened for a time
of sharing the results of the letters.
The main emphasis of the night
will be from 10:00 p.m. until midnight
when everyone will gather in the
sanctuary for a time of singing,
testimonies and worship unto the
Lord. Pastor Don Asbell will bring a
message and services will conclude
with communion at the midnight hour.
Everyone is invited to attend the
New Year's Eve services. For further
information those interested may call
the church office at 639-2661.
CARD OF THANKS
The family of Clinton Cox would
like to express deep gratitude to all
who contributed to loyally and faith-
fully in sending cards, flowers, food,
encouragement in prayer, in giving of
time spent in sitting at night at the
hospital, in lovingly caring for him
and ministering to him. He loved
people and a blessed assurance came
to us as his friends proved themselves
to him and comforted us.
May God richly bestow blessings
In His love,
CARD OF THANKS
The family of the late Jacqueline
Marsha Barr wishes to thank every-
one for the acts of kindness, prayers
and thoughts during her illness. Also
we would like to thank everyone for
the food, cards and flowers that the
family received. Your many kind-
nesses will always be remembered in
The Julius' and
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ROY SMITH, Agent
FRANK HANNON, Agent
10 Feb. 19
e Commission's Northwest Region,
stretching from Escambia County
east to Jefferson County. The Central
Zone would be bounded on the west by
Madison and Taylor counties and on
the south by S.R. 72 to Arcadia and
S.R. 70 to Ft. Pierce. The remaining
part of south Florida would make up
the South Zone.
Each zone would have a 72-day
general gun season. This would add 14
days to the season in all parts of the
state except the Northwest Region,
which historically has had a 72-day
In the South Zone, deer and turkey
season would be Oct. 29 Jan. 8; in the
Central Zone, Nov. 12 Jan 22; and in
the North Zone, Dec. 10 Feb. 19.
Fall turkey season would continue
to open concurrent with deer season in
each zone, but would close after 58
days of hunting. Small game and
spring turkey seasons would start and
end on the same dates in all three
zones. Also, the special archery-muz-
zleloading gun season, which is held at
the end of the general gun season in
the Northwest Region, would be
Montalbano said the Commission
is seeking comments from the public
on the proposal.
"Interested persons can write to
the Commission's regional offices
with their comments, or voice their
opinions when the Commission meets
in Tllnahassee Jan .14 and 15 "
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HRIMP PLATE ............... '8.00
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FRIED CHICKEN PLATE ....... '4.50
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Cheeseburgers $225 $175
Hamburgers $215 $165
SATURDAY SPECIAL JAN. 2
BBQ RIBS $350
Served wl Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad
Fresh Tangerines .
Crisp Apples .......... Ib.
Fresh Grapefruit ......... .3 for
Yellow Onions ............. lb.
Green Cabbage ............. Ib.
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Turnips or Collards ....... bunch
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Steamed Oysters... S3.50..
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Port St. Joe
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FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
SUNDAY SCHOOL.... 9:30 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP... 7:30 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP. 11:00 a.m. BIBLE STUDY,
METHODIST YOUTH WEDNESDAY ..... 9:30 a.m.
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Total Family Regular Services
l Fully Graded Choirs Sunday & Wednesday
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801 20th Street Port St. Joe, Florida