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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: August 11, 1988
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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THE STAR


Industry-Deep Water Port-Fine People-Safest Beaches In Florida
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1988


25" Per Copy


Dilemma Options Grow



, I i Two Contractors Interested In Gulf's Solid Waste


A month ago, there seemed to be
only one way for the'county to go in
disposing of its solid waste in a
manner which would be approved by
the Department of Environmental
Regulation. That one way was to haul
it all the way to Bay County and pay
big bucks to have it burned in their
incinerator. Bay County wasn't help-
ing resolve the county's financial
dilemma in the matter, by threaten-
ing a tipping fee at the incinerator of
at least $25.00 a ton.
This week, the picture seems
brighter than it has been in over a
year for the solid waste problem to be
solved afd for the county tax payer to
stop expecting an increase in his tax
levy of at least two mills.
Commission Chairman Doug Bir-


mingham told the Commission Tues-
day there are at least two private solid
waste firms who are interested in
making the county a proposal on
handling its solid waste on a user fee
basis. "This may not be the answer,
but at least it is an alternative we can
consider", Birmingham told the other
members of the board.
The other solid waste alternatives
is to try and secure a permit to
construct another landfill with DER's
requirements built in, or continue to
haul to the incinerator in Bay County.
Both alternatives promise to be
very costly.
Tonight, the Commission will
meet with both Waste Management,
the largest waste disposal firm in the
nation and with Argus Corporation to


discuss a waste disposal system for
Gulf County.
"The firms are interested in
operating in Gulf County", Birming-
ham said Tuesday morning, "and
may be the answer to our solid waste
problem.
Birmingham said both firms
would be approached with the consid-
eration of "handling the whole thing,
lock, stock and barrel or just disposal
of what we have collected", he said.
In the meantime, Bay County is
also working on a proposal for Gulf
County to use its incinerator.
SIGN CONTROL
Birmingham said he has received
enough complaints of political signs
on trees and the roadside to bring it up
before the Board. ."We have never






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Service

MEXICO BEACH UNHAPPY
Mexico Beach, in Bay County,
also scored MultiVision in their
meeting Tuesday, objecting to the
increase in service costs and re-
quirements to subscribe to channels
they didn't particularly want.
Mexico Beach, like Gulf County,
has received overtures from another
cable TV company which wants to
move into the area and are giving the
firm serious consideration as a result
of past experience with.-Essex and..
now MultiVision.
The new firm has offered a
service at less cost than MultiVision
and has tentatively assured custo-
mers of a choice in channels to be
received.
At least three firms have owned
the system which serves the coastal
area from Mexico Beach to Indian
Pass and Wewahitchka in the north of
the county and all have seemed to
manage to engender dissatisfaction
among its customers.
Gulf County will take concrete
(Continued on Page 7)


taken any action before and I'm not
sure we should now, but we should
discuss it".
Commissioner Peters suggested
that every candidate should know by
now that the county is in the midst of a
campaign to control litter. "They
should be reasonable enough to
remove their signs after election, win
or lose". !
Commissioner Billy Branch noted
the county has a right-of-way sign
ordinance and observed, "We should-
n't let it get out of hand".
So, the gist of that discussion was,
the Commission won't do anything
right now, but if the situation gets
ridiculous, expect a crack-down on the
signs. Also, the Commission is expect-
ing all candidates to take down their
signs after the election.
WANTS STREET RE-NAMED
Marion Craig, a resident of St. Joe
Beach, came with a request that the
county re-name Santa Anna street at
(Continued on Page 7)



Classes Begin at
Various Times
Thruout County
Schools throughout the coun-
ty will take in at the following
local times Monday morning.
Port St. Joe Elementary
School begins at 8:00 a.m. The
first bus leaves at 2:20 p.m.
Port St. Joe High School
classes begin at 7:55. School is
dismissed at 2:44.
Highland View Elementary
School begins at 7:55 and will
dismiss at 2:10 p.m.
Wewahitchka schools both
begin classes at 7:50. Bus stu-
dents will be released at 2:30 and
other students will be dismissed
at 2:35 p.m.



Raffield's

Allowed

Relief
The Apalachee Regional Planning
Council reported to the Gulf County
Commission this week that an agree-
ment had been worked out with
Raffield Fisheries, Inc., of Port St.
Joe, in repayment of an Economic
Development Administration loan.
The loan was made to Raffield to
recover from a disastrous fire which
destroyed the business, with the
ARPC as the servicing agent for the
loan and the Gulf County Commission
as the local sponsor of Raffield.
The loan was granted by federal
sources to-protect some 300 jobs which
Raffield provides in their operation.
The local firm had asked for a
year's moratorium on the repayment
schedule due to several circumstan-
ces, including state restrictions on
commercial fishing limits, severely
affecting their cash flow.
The ARPC took up the matter
over a period of about two months of
discussion and study, and has agreed
to grant Raffield the year's morator-
ium with the provision they pay $1,500
monthly on the interest.
In addition, the company must
provide ARPC with a financial
statement each month, projecting
expected business of the firm.
The moratorium lasts until July,
1989, at which time the payment
schedule resumes.
The firm has failed to pay its
payment due this past spring due to
unexpected limitations imposed on
the fishing industry by state regula-
tion agencies during the past few
months.
In the meantime, Gene Raffield,
manager of the huge seafood producer
and marketer, says the firm is
exploring alternatives to the fishing
regulations, "to get back into the
business of fishing again".
Raffield told The Star, "Most of
these news reports are saying we are
in default on this loan, but in reality
we have paid over $100,000 in
payments during the last couple of
years. We only owe the payments
which were due this past spring.
Our inablility to make those payments
was what prompted us to seek this
moratorium".
The loan, which includes $1,360,-
664.12, has a 14 year amoritization
schedule.


Overpass Concrete Rail

Is Ahead-of Schedule----...
Construction of new guard rails on the Joe L. Sharit overpass just north
of town is coming right along, with the east guard rail nearing completion,
according to the DOT foreman on the job this week.
As the photo shows, the steel work is almost in place for pouring
concrete on one of the rails. The rail is scheduled to be finished in about
three weeks. '
Work on the west side of the overpass will begin immediately after the
east side is complete. According to the DOT spokesman, the project is just
a little ahead of schedule. When the project was first started, it was
estimated the new guard rails would be in place by October.
The overpass crosses over the rail lines which enter St. Joe Forest
Products' paper mill here in Port St. Joe.


Complaints of cable television
service throughout the county contin-
ues to rise and confront the Gulf
County Commission and the Mexico
Beach City Commission.
Multi-Vision, a corporation which
recently purchased Essex Cablevision
has apparently inherited any prob-
lems subscribers are complaining
about, plus, they have added a
problem of their own.
MultiVision has announced a
pending increase in service cost.,
--.- MultiVision serves 'all of Gulf
County-with the exception of Port St.
Joe-and Mexico Beach. Without
exception, all of these communities,
served are unhappy with the pending
increase and the fact they must take
all the channels MultiVision has to
offer, whether they want them or not.
County Commission chairman
Doug Birmingham told the Commis-
sion Tuesday, the county has no
jurisdiction over the cable's rate
structure, but observed, "We are
getting enough complaints about the
firm, its service and its charges that
we should take a look at their


franchise and do what we can to bring
about some control over their activi-
ties", he pointed out.
Birmingham said the cable com-
pany is presently offering a basic
service for from $8.00 to $10.00 a
month and are now planning to
require all customers to take all
channels offered at a cost of $18.00 a
month.
Birmingham's suggestion that the
Commission take a look at the
franchise agreement met with ap-'
proval from the rest of the board.
"Maybe we could persuade them to
maintain that basic service for those
who just want to be able to watch TV,
without having to take all the frills
also", Birmingham suggested.
The Chairman noted that "It's
true, we don't have any control over
their rates, but we do control the
franchise". The franchise allows the
cable television company to operate in
its area of service and allows it to use
utility easements for installation of
their cables and lines, as well as has
some control over its manner of
operations.


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the bus fleet is being tuned up for the job of transporting for inspection at the bus barn. the playground Tuesday, playing a little football.


School Starts Monday Ending Summer Vacation


Summer vacation is already over for Gulf County school
teachers and it will be over for students Monday morning, bright
and early, when students return to the classroom to begin the
1988-99 school year.
Teachers returned to their tasks yesterday to begin setting
up to welcome the pupils' return on Monday.
According to Superintendent of Schools, B. Walter Wilder,
neither the teachers nor the pupils will have many surprises in
the new school year. "We'll still be required to offer seven
periods per day of 50 minutes duration and still require a
minimum of 24 credits in order to graduate", he said.
The physical plant is in good shape, there are no new
buildings going up, all the programs are in place and the staff is
full for the new year.
Wilder said the teaching staff will be about four instructors
less this year, mainly due to the termination of several small
programs which were being financed by federal funds and
programs. "We didn't have any choice but to let the teachers in
these programs go. Mainly they were on annual contract


anyhow, and 'expected their position with the board to be
terminated at just any time", the Superintendent said.
PLENTY OF TEACHERS
When asked about how the much-publicised news stories on
the nationwide teacher shortage affected Gulf County Wilder
said, "We have had no problem finding teachers. Actually we
have applications come in each and every week from the larger
cities because these people are wanting to move out of the big
city environment into a small rural peaceful situation". While
this interview was going on, a couple walked into the School
Board office suite at the courthouse, wanting to put in their
applications for teacher positions. "We'll have a full staff",
Wilder said.
"The only building program being contemplated is a library
and exceptional education building to complete the Wewahtich-
ka Elementary School complex", Wilder said. "However, a
change in the manner of distribution of state funds for building
purposes has caused us to reach the decision that we will not be
getting these buildings in the near future. It would cost $350,000


and we're not getting that kind of money anymore. We're just
going to hold off on this project for a while", the Superintendent
said.
The head school man said the district has just paid off a $1
million bond issue in January of the present year. "We're in
good shape, right now, so far as indebtedness and building need
is concerned. We are buying three new buses this year, which
will cost us around $90,000."
Wilder pointed out the only program change being
contemplated at this particular time is to draw up and
implement a program designed to discourage drop outs by
students and to make plans for a pre-kindergarten program. "I
look for this program to be mandated by the state in just a short
while", he said.
EARLY START
The start of classroom activities on Monday will be about a
week's early start on most school districts in Florida. "We're
doing it (starting early) in order to have our first semester of
school completed by Christmas break," he said.


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FIFTIETH YEAR, NUMBER 49


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Quite A Slap



On the Wrist

We wonder how many people, who are not actively involved
in government-especially local government-realized the
federal government could have the power to do to a small town
as they have to Yonkers, New York?
Not only the federal government, but many state
governments have this type power over cities, struggling to
make ends meet, mind their own business and keep a peaceful
community for their citizens to live in.
In case you missed it, the federal government has fined the
city of Yonkers, N.Y., $100 a day, doubling daily, which will
surpass the city's $337 million operating budget in just 23 days.
That's quite a "slap on the wrist".
Why did the government do this? Because Yonkers
wouldn't take some federal housing money and build 800 units of
"affordable" housing in areas where this type housing wasn't
zoned. Not only is the city of Yonkers directed to build the
housing whether they need it or not, the federal government is
telling them to build the units in areas where apartments are
not zoned to be built.
All cities have areas where multi-family housing, as
apartments are called, are not to be built. This isn't to keep the
apartments from being built, you understand, it's only to
protect the property values of the person who puts up a nice
expensive home and expects to have it appreciate in value.
While apartments are, for the most part, nice places to live,
they are not the type construction a single family dwelling is.
They change the values wherever they are built. In areas zoned
for apartments, a nice development enhances the values. In a
poorly maintained area, they would probably enhance the
property values. In an area of average homes, the values of
neither the homes nor the apartments would likely be changed.
Actually, the city fathers of Yonkers have stuck their
collective necks out to protect the interests of their citizens,
apartment dwellers and single unit dwellers alike.
The federal government doesn't like them doing their job,
however, and have levied the totally unreasonable fine.
It could happen to us here in Port St. Joe because our
dwelling areas are zoned. Certain sizes and certain type homes
can't be built except in areas zoned for them. Such zoning laws
protects the investment of everyone involved.
To be sure, if the feds were to levy a fine against Port St.
Joe like they did Yonkers; and they did it on, say, a Thursday;
we wouldn't be able to get the news to you in the next edition
before all Port St. Joe's budget would be used up.
We hope it never does and we also hope the feds recant their
decision and use a little common sense toward Yonkers.
In the meantime, we're proud of the Yonkers commission
for standing up to the feds in an necessary infringement on
their dd tes.
Ci

Three for Price of Two

The Republican National Convention gets under way in
New Orleans in just a few days. At long last, we will see who
George Bush has selected for his running mate.
We can't help but wonder if the Republicans are going to
give us the bargain the Democrats are offering for leadership in
our country. We believe the constitution allows us only two
people to serve as President and Vice-President, but, if the
Democrats are elected, we seem destined to get three leaders
for the price of two, in spite of all we can do.
George Bush has people like Jack Kemp, Bob Dole, Nancy
Kassenbaum and a few other unrecognizable names standing in
the wings waiting for the nod, but there is no indication that Bob
Dole is going to be the third man in the troika if he isn't picked
as number two.
Experience with the Democrats would lead us to expect
that this could happen with Dole, but indications are that since
Dole lost the nomination, he isn't going to say the nation or
the Republicans owe him anything. Dole seems destined to
admit that he lost and let it go at that.


Comments


Hunker Down


THE STAR


PAGE TWO


THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1988


with Kes by Josh Colbert


Dad Was Wrong About the


Hair and the Earrings


My Dad wasn't up to a story this
week. Mother said he is recoup
recooper recooperat getting over the
weekend. As Dad would say, shucks
and boy howdy, I wouldn't tell'em this
story even if I was able to talk. You
see, we just got back from a rock con-
cert in Atlanta. As a matter of fact the
last thing he said before he collapsed
was, "Don't tell a living soul where
we've been."
As you all know, my Dad doesn't
like any music unless it's country.


Real country, you know what I mean?
Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn,
Hawkshaw Hawkins, Cowboy Copas,
the Louvin Brothers, Johnnie and
Jack, Patsy Montana, jumping Bill

Letters to the Editor:


Carlisle, George Jones, Lulu Belle
and Scotty, Marty Robbins and
Bradley Kincaid is who we mostly
listen to. And of course we turn the
(Continued on Page 3)


N
JOSH COLBERT


Company Supports Beautification Around City


My dear Mayor Pate:
Since December 1, 1987, when the


City Commission wisely and prudent-
ly appointed a Beautification Commit-


tee to initiate a "cleanup" program
preparatory to a number of important
events scheduled for the City during
the latter part of the year to
commemorate the ratification of the
Federal and State Constitutions, this
Company has observed closely the
work carried out by the Committee
and the citizens of the community who
have shown a great expression of
pride by volunteering to assist in the
(Continued on Page 3)

Committee Work
Asset to Us All
Dear Mr. Ramsey,
We are so grateful for the citizens
of our county who are giving of their
time to clean up our community. The
planning and work being done by the
Beautification Committee is an asset
to each of us.
I am very disturbed over the
numerous signs being nailed into our
trees and telephone poles along the
roadways by Barrier Dunes personnel
and some political candidates. They
are not environmentally concerned
citizens. I feel we should not support
any candidate that defaces our
community in this manner.
Sincerely yours,
Nancy L. Smith

Describes Column
As Sleeping Aid
To the Editor:
If only my occupation was a
pharmacist, I could make a modest
living off prescribing your column as
a sleep-aid.
In complete honesty, I respect the
fact that you have grandchildren, but
with all the other important issues
surrounding us here in St. Joe, why
not express your views on some
sensitive subjects?
I'd be very eager to hear your
opinion on- the multi-million dollar
Winfield Consent Decree, and how it
affected the employees of St. Joe
Forest Products.
How do you feel about these
"senseless" murders that occur
around us in a more frequent fashion?
Don't take me wrong, I'm thrilled
to hear about your grandson's chew-
ing tobacco abilities, but I'd rather
hear your solution to the growing
number of "Crack" houses in St. Joe.
May I politely suggest you take a
long, slow drive around St. Joe and
possible broaden your horizons, and
expand the quality of your column,
and "shucks", take Mr. Kesley
Colbert along!
Sincerely,
Mark D. Harriman


OETAOIN SHRDLU


*By: Wesley R. Ramseym


Everyone Remembers Going Back to School After Vacation


ALMOST BEFORE YOU realize
summer vacation is here, it will all be
over Monday when the kids all go
back to school.

' That going back to school, is
usually the signal that it's time to get
back down to serious business again.
Summer time is gone. The tempera-
ture is still flirting with the 100 degree
mark, but summer time is over.

I REMEMBER GOING back to
school when I was a little shaver. That
was a long time ago, but, like other
important times in my life, I
remember going back to school when
the summer vacation was over.
Often I forget the names of people
I have known for 30 or 40 years;
especially, if I have to recall that
name in an instant or two. Of course,
the name invades my fading memory


in just a short while, but during the
time I must use it, names are the most
illusive things in what has. to pass for
my memory.
Like I say; I forget the names of
people I have known for the past 40
years, but I still remember the names
of certain teachers who taught me
in my school career.
For the sake of finishing off this
column this week, let me tell you of
going back to school and some of the
elementary grade teachers I had.
I still remember their names, even
though that was back in another age.
By another age, I mean before
TV. the automatic transmission on
automobiles, before air conditioning
and during the time when an electric
fan and both hot and cold running
water was a luxury.
++++ +
THE FIRST DAY OF school was
usually a day of misery, physically,
for me.


The first day of school meant I
had to wear shoes from breakfast at
least until school let out in the
afternoon. After three months of going
barefoot all day, every day, suddenly
having to wear shoes was just a little
short of torture.
It meant we had to stay inside all
day long. There were to be no trips
into the woods, no excursions along
the railroad tracks to see what we
could find of value. No more roaming
the town hunting Coke bottles to trade
in for full ones. No more spending the
day in the Gailey Garage with the
huge mulberry growing alongside, so
we could climb up on top at our will.
No more riding Mr. Denny's mules
down in his pasture, No more picking
cotton for Lew Farris for 50c a
hundred.
Summer was over! It was back to
school.

I STILL REMEMBER Miss


Haught, Miss Hudson, Miss Ewing
and Mrs. Romine. I think Mrs.
Romine was the only married teacher
I ever had in the elementary school
grades.
Mrs. Romine had that quality of
squinting her eyes and looking at you
like she was going to tear your head
off if you so much as moved a muscle.
But then she was so soft-hearted
she ordered boxes of colored straw so
a boy in our room, who was too "slow"
to keep up could at least occupy his
time weaving baskets.
Miss Haught had me in the first
grade and again in the third. She lived
across the street from us and we
always had good relations with Miss
Haught.
Miss Haught made us sit for hours
doing ovals and push-pulls. "It'll help
your penmanship in days to come",
she would say and then count off
points if the ovals weren't perfectly
round and if the push-pulls didn't all


slant at the same angle all across the
sheet of paper.
I took pains with my ovals and
push-pulls, but nobody here in the
office who has to read my writing ever
comes up and says, "Boy what clear
writing you have!"

MISS HUDSON HAD me in the
second grade and she started the
tedious task of teaching us all to read
something other than "Run Jack,
run!". Miss Hudson was sort of portly
and I believe she got married and
moved off about the time I got into the
third or fourth grade.
Then there was Miss Ewing in the
fourth grade.
She tried to teach all us kids
etiquette, along with multiplication,
sounding out letters and words, and
sentence diagramming.
I seem to remember I liked even
sentence diagramming more than I
liked having to act out what little bit I


had learned about her version of
etiquette.
She would make us have banquets
and dinners, trying to teach us the
proper fork to use and how to use a
napkin. Even today, I pick up the fork
on the outside, if there happens to be
more than one.

MISS ROMINE'S specialty was
mathematics and discipline.
Teaching math, she would put us
at the blackboard and we would
compete against each other in speed
solving of multiplication and division
problems.
In teaching us discipline, Miss
Romine took us into the coat closet,
made us pull up a leg of our overalls,
stretch out a leg, then 'smack!' right
across that stretched muscle with a
ruler.
That smarted!
But it was all part of going back to
school in the fall.


-THE STAR-
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Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.0308
by The Star Publishing Company
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received for such advertisement.

The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully
weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly con-
vinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.


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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, August 11, 1988 Page 3A


If Murder Was the Game
IN ALL MY YEARS on earth I have never really wanted to kill
anyone. Oh, I have said I would from time to time, but that was just talk
like we all do sometimes in the heat of the moment.
However, if no one on earth would pull the switch on Ted Bundy, I
believe I could do that. But, that ain't murder; that's getting partially
even.
Nevertheless, I believe if I ever did decide to kill someone, I think I
would lure them to Massachusetts. Once there, it wouldn't make a whole
lot of difference how.or where I killed them. I'm almost certain I wouldn't
be incarcerated for very long, according to an article I read.

ACCORDING TO AN article published in the Reader's Digest
(Getting Away With Murder, July, 1988, pages 57 through 62), murder in
Massachusetts is a relatively easy crime to beat. Well, not actually:beat,
but a person stands to serve more time for beating his mother in
Massachusetts than he does if he had done her in.
Guess'who's responsible for this little miscarriage of justice in good
ole Mass.? That's right. It's ole "Shorty Speedball," Michael Dukakis,
the same short-stuff that let Jesse Jackson run the convention in Atlanta,
when he was supposed to be in charge.
According to the article, one convicted murderer, William R. Horton,
Jr., was sentenced to life in prison after he and two other men murdered a
young man, Joey Fournier, at a service station while robbing lim. A few
years after Horton, who had a long history of assault, robbery, etc., was
imprisoned, supposedly with no chance of parole, he was released on a
little known law that grants prisoners-convicted killers, like Horton-48
hour furloughs from prison. .unattended.
+ + + + +
ON JUNE 6, 1986, William Horton was released from the
Northeastern Correctional Center in Concord, Mass., on a 48 hour
furlough. He never returned.
One might think a person who had served almost 12 years behind bars
and escaped death-by the stroke of a pen by "Shorty" Dukakis-would
lay low and keep his nose clean. Not William Horton or any of his kind.
Less than a year after his prolonged "furlough", Horton struck
again! This time he almost killed two people, Mr. Clifford Barnes and his
wife, Angela, who lived in Oxon Hill, Md.
On October 20, 1987, according to the article in Reader's Digest,
Horton was sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 85 years by a
judge in Maryland. The sentencing judge refused to return Horton to
Massachusetts, saying, "I'm not prepared to take the chance that Mr.
Horton might again be furloughed or otherwise released. This man should
never draw a breath of free air again," he concluded.

I CAN JUST HEAR what Michael Dukaki's had to say about this to the
judge. "William Horton is not a bad boy. He's just been mistreated and
needs some recreation arid rest."
To which the judge might reply; "Not bad!!! He's robbed, raped,
murdered, assaulted with intent to rape and murder, pillaged, plundered
and God only knows what else! I'd call that kinda ornery, wouldn't you,
Governor?"
Getting away with murder in Massachusetts is a reality! That sweet
Mr. Dukakis and Mr. Kennedy know what I'm talking about.


Kesley

T.V. off at 9:30 every night so we can
have our required 30 minutes of Hank
Williams before bedtime. My very
first words when I was 6 months old
wasn't "Mom" or "Dad". No, it was..
."You're travelling through the jungle
on the Wabash Cannonball."
He thinks all rock singers are half
nuts and just "in it" for the money. He
says he ain't listening to nobody shout
and rave that's got orange hair and
wears earrings. He also says he can't
understand the words. He believes
they are all singing the same
song-they just beat the drums dif-
ferently depending on who's doing it.
Let's face it-my Dad ain't hip. I've
heard him say lots of times that he
wouldn't be caught dead at one of
"them" concerts.
Of course that was before my

Aunt Genia married Steve Winwood.
Now, I think Genia is really a cousin
or something but we've always called
her Aunt Genia. I really don't know
why-grown ups just do things like
that. And Uncle Steve is really not
hard rock, but try telling that to my
Father. Genia called and really
wanted us to come and see them-sent
us tickets and everything. Dad said,
"You've got to be kidding" and "I've
always wondered about Genia" and
"For goodness sakes, the guy is from
England."
I began to think that we were not
going to go. Then Mother put her foot
down and you know who is a'running
the show over here. She even gave
Dad a talk about not embarrassing us
as we pulled up to the concert place.
Dad rolled his jeans dowp over his
cowboy boots, pulled tip his shirt col-
laIr and put on some sunglasses so no
one would recognize him, throwed in a


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chew of Levi-Garrett and in we went.
I only saw Dad move one time
during the entire concert. That was
about half way through the first song.
He jumped up and yelled, "Turn it
down, turn it down!" Poor Dad, the
people in the row right in front of us
couldn't even hear him. It was kind'a
loud. By the time Uncle Steve got to
"Higher Love" Dad was tearing off
pieces of the napkin that came with
his Coke and sticking them in his ears.
Dad didn't do bad when we got
backstage after the show. Uncle Steve
was really nice, too. He invited Dad to
come to England and shoot some
skeets and go grouse hunting with
him. Dad said that he didn't get to
England as often as he'd like. I knew
Dad was putting him on-shucks,
Mother can't even get him to take her
to Panama City-he ain't going to
England. Dad told me later that those
folks over there probably had to eat
those skeets and grouse 'cause they
couldn't get real Southern fried
chicken.
Hey, Dad wasn't going to be out-
done by a rock singer so he invited
Steve and Genia down to Port St. Joe.
He promised to take 'em coon hunting
out by White City. He said we'd get
some oysters, barbeque a possum and
go the whole nine yards. They really
liked the idea and promised to com-
e-I think it was that part about the
possum that really got them excited.
Uncle Steve only made one mistake
and that was just as we were getting
ready to leave. He asked Dad how he
enjoyed the show. Well, Dad studied
on that for a minute, shifted his chew
to the left side, looked him right in the
eye and said "Boy, don't you know
any train songs."
I think Dad might have survived
the concert but as we were getting
ready to leave early the next morning
Jesse and I hit upon the idea of going
to Six Flags Over Georgia. Dad said
nonsense, we could be home by lunch.
Mom came to our aid and by lunch we
were riding The Great American
Scream Machine. I think Dad may be
down for the count.
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Sylvachem Resolves Alleged DER Violation


A Delaware corporation has
agreed to pay the Florida Department
of Environmental Regulation (DER)
a $6,175 settlement to resolve alleged
violations of state and federal hazard-
ous waste regulations at its Port St.
Joe facility.

Sylvachem Corporation agreed to
pay the settlement under the terms of


a consent order executed July 28, 1988
at the DER district office in Pensa-
cola. The company also agreed to
reimburse the Department approxi-
mately $573 for expenses involved in
its investigation and to document that
the city of Port St. Joe's publicly
owned treatment works had been
notified that it was receiving hazard-
ous waste from the company.


The Department alleged that
Sylvachem had violated several haz-
ardous waste regulations at its Port
St. Joe tall oil distillation facility. The
major violations were the failure to
use a manifest system in transporting
hazardous waste and transporting
hazardous waste without the required
Environmental Protection Agency
identification number.


The consent order resolved a
warning notice issued Nov. 11, 1987.
The warning notice detailed violations
observed during a Sept. 25, 1987
compliance inspection at the facility.

A copy of the consent order is
available during normal business
hours at the district office, located at
160 Governmental Center, Pensacola.


Astronaut Congressman Meeting


Leaders Here for Lunch, August 18


Letters


program.
While it is gratifying to note the
progress 'of the Beautification Com-
mittee, it is clearly noted that a great
deal of work lies ahead. So much is yet
to be accomplished that there is great
need for all-out assistance from the
merchants, industries, and profes-
sional and lay members of the
community. To make our City pre-
sentable for the events to be observed
later in the year, much more impetus
must be generated toward the pro-
gress of the program.
I am pleased to inform the Board
of City Commissioners and the
citizens of Port St. Joe that this
Company, its subsidiaries and affi-
liates will utilize its resources to the
fullest in furtherance of this very
important project. Ind a very short
* time efforts to clear the areas
adjacent to the main approaches to
the City will commence. With the
assistance of the City, the Paper
Company will aid in clearing down-
town vacant business and develop-
ment properties that appear to have
grown up in vegetation caused by late
summer showers. Additionally, this
Company will clear debris from
construction sites and automobile
repair businesses and other areas that
have been allowed to accumulate on


U.S. Congressman Bill Nelson will
be in Port St. Joe Thursday, August 18
for noon meeting with Gulf County
civic clubs and business leaders. The
visit will include a luncheon meeting
at the St. Joseph Bay Country Club at
noon.
Nelson, a' Congressman from
Melbourne, is well known nationally
as the only U.S. Congressman who has
traveled in space in the space shuttle
program.
Congressman Nelson is currently
a member of the Science, Space and
Technology committee of the Con-
gress and is heavily involved in the
'nation's space program.

Anyone interested in attending
the luncheon meeting should contact
Ralph Roberson at 227-7501.




(Continued from Page 2)

vacant properties over a long period
of time.
Mr. Mayor, the Paper Company
takes great pride in joining you and
your honorable Board of City
Commissioners in urging all members
of industry, business, and citizenry to
join with us and your Beautification
Committee in the cause initiated by
your resolution enacted December 1
last year.
In an appeal to the expression of
pride of our townfolk, I solicit their
help in your Committee's endeavor to
make our City more beautiful and
enjoyable for others who will come to
admire our town in the months ahead.

Yours very sincerely,
St. Joe Paper Company
J.C. Belin
Chairman


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youth he was active in 4-H and Key
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level.
Nelson entered the public service
world in 1972, when he was elected to
the Florida House of Representatives
against great odds. Hard work during
his campaign gave Nelson a 70
percent vote plurality and he was
re-elected twice to the House.
The Congressman went to Wash-
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against a well-known, well-financed
former U.S. Senator. He has won
re-election every two years since that
time.


Nelson established himself as a
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Couple Exchange Vows In Havana


Nancy Anne Igou and Jeffery
Moret Burgess were united in mar-
riage on June 25, 1988 at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dover, Jr. in
Havana. The Rev. Bernard Browne of


Tallahassee performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs.
Henry Dover, Jr. of Havana and
Douglas R. Igou of Eustis.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr.


and Mrs. James P. Burgess of
Tallahassee.
Serving the bride as matron of
honor was Mrs. Leslie Burgess
Sheward of Tallahassee, sister of the
groom. Bridesmaids were Miss Mary
Pat Learned of Eustis, Mrs. Kelley
Faulkner of Orlando, Mrs. Carol May
of Tallahassee and Mrs. Donna
Steverson of Tallahassee. Junior
bridesmaid was Miss Emily Sheward
of Tallahassee, niece of the groom.
Miss Ashley Dover of Havana,
cousin of the bride was flower girl.
Evan Sheward of Tallahassee, ne-
phew of the groom served as ring
bearer.
Serving the groom as best man
was his father, James P. Burgess of


Tallahassee. Groomsmen were Ste-
phen Burgess and Richard Burgess,
brothers of the groom of Tallahassee,
Joseph Wagner of Panama City,
brother-in-law of the groom and
Dwight Dickinson of Thomasville, Ga.
Todd Coughlin of Tallahassee,
nephew of the groom was junior
groomsman. Ushers were William
Igou and Stephen Dover both of
Tallahassee and brothers of the bride.
Following the ceremony a recep-
tion was given by the bride's parents
at their home in Havana.
Following a wedding trip to Sky
Valley, Ga. the couple will live at
Cape San Blass where the bride is a
free lance artist and the groom is a
self-employed general contractor.


Chris Howell Theresa Byrd

Engaged
Mr. and Mrs. Larry E. Byrd, Sr. George J. Goodreau, Jr. in Panama
of White City are pleased to announce City.
the engagement and approaching Chris is a 1986 graduate of Port St.
marriage of their daughter, Theresa, Joe High School and is presently
to Christopher L. Howell son of Mr employed with St. Joe Container Co.
and Mrs. Leon Howell of Mexico
Beach. The wedding will take place at
Theresa is a 1986 graduate of Port Oak Grove Assembly of God Church
St. Joe High School and a 1987 on Saturday, September 24 at 3:00
graduate of the Gulf Coast Commun- p.m. No invitations will be sent but all
ity College Dental Assisting program friends and relatives of the couple are
and is presently employed with Dr. invited to attend.


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Baha'is Recognize Mexico Beach Leaders


Mayor James R. Jones and City
Administrator John F. McInnis III
Were recognized recently for the
many services they render to the
citizens of Mexico Beach. On August
2, the Baha'i community of Mexico
Beach gave both Jones and McInnis
special copies of The Promise of
World Peace.
The books were formally present-
ed outside City Hall, in front of the
newly completed city mural, sign and
garden. Beautifying City Hall is one of
many projects, both finished and in
the planning stages, spearheaded by
Jones, McInnis and the City Council.
Mexico Beach City Park now has

Reception
To Honor
Newlyweds
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Grace will
host a reception in honor of the
marriage of their daughter, Barbara
DiAnn, to Fred Allen Downs son of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Downs of
Winton, N.C.
: The reception will be held at the
home of the bride's parents at 519 4th
St., Port St. Joe, Friday, August 12 at
7:00 p.m.
S All friends and relatives of the
couple are invited to attend.


Natalie Jolynn Burge


Natalie Burge
Is Now Four
Natalie Jolynn Burge celebrated
her fourth birthday on Saturday, June
30 at Showbiz Pizza. Several of
Natalie's friends and relatives were
there to help her celebrate this special
day.
Natalie is the daughter of Travis
and Lynn Burge of Port St. Joe. She is
the granddaughter of Bill and Carol
Besore and Herb and Dot Burge, all of
Port St. Joe.

PAEC Looking
at Textbooks
The Panhandle Area Educational
Cooperative District Materials Coun-
cil for ESE: Language Arts Reading
(K-8) will meet August 29 and 30.
The Council will evaluate Com-
munication and Speech textbooks to
be submitted to the State Instructional
Materials Council. The meeting will
be held in the conference room of
PAEC in Chipley from 8:30 a.m. until
3:00 p.m. daily. The public is invited
to attend all meetings.
Representative counties are: Cal-
houn, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jack-
son, Liberty and Washington.
For questions, call Josephine
Robinson at PAEC (904) 638-4131.

CARD OF THANKS
The family of Joan McCroan
wishes to express the utmost appre-
ciatior- to everyone for their sympathy
P and understanding. Thank you to
everyone who came to visit with our
family, and for the many kindnesses
for which we are grateful. Thank you
to those who sent cards and letters,
food and flowers; words cannot
express the joy we received from the
outpouring of love that flooded our
home.
The family of,
Joan McCroan


new horseshoe and shuffleboard
courts. Many trees and a sprinkler
system have also been installed there.


An information center is current-
ly under construction on city property
adjacent to Parker Realty. The sod


and trees are already in, with the
building of the information center in
process. A bulletin board will provide
visitors with information posted by
the city, private citizens, and local
businesses.
In September, work will begin on
the Canal Improvement Project. The
city has received S120,000 from the
Florida Recreation and Development
Program, and $40,000 from the
Florida Boating Improvement Pro-
,gram to fund this project.


I P -. A fishing pier on the canal,
.. installed, and a nature trail construct-
ed from the jetty to Salt Creek.
r Mclnnis explains that the actual
*selection of fauna in indigenous plants
Si or the trail has been left to the city,
and suggestions are welcomed.
During this past year, the Baha'i
." -: .. community has donated flowers and
-i w ---~ "- .. ., ...trees for the park and city hall.
Recognizing Jones and McInnis with
,. copies of The Promise of World F eace
acknowledges the services performed
Shown from left, Waldron Cluett, Donna Cluett, Mayor Jones, Wendy Par- by the city and its administrators.
rish and John McInnis, City Administrator. This book has been distributed to
many world leaders and government
officials, and was prepared at the
,Gold Card Club H having Its Baha'i international center in Haifa,
Israel by the Universal House of
Annual Sponsorship Campaign Justice.


The 1988-89 Gulf County Schools
Gold Card Club is currently conduct-
ing its fourth annual sponsorship
campaign. The Club, organized to
recognize and reward honor roll
students, is supported by parents,
business and industry.
Letters have been mailed to all
merchants and individuals who spon-
sored the club, last year. Any
individual, business or group who
would like to be included this year for


a' sponsorship fee of $10.00 may
contact Gloria Ramsey at 229-6808 for
more information. A brochure ex-
plaining the program and recognizing
those sponsors who make the program
possible will be distributed to students
in the county in the near future.
Please note that the deadline for
being included in the brochure is
August 15. .All support will be
appreciated!


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VFW Passes Out Awards for Public Service


In the photograph above, Commander Bill Schlickman, of the John C.
GAinous Post 10069 Veterans of Foreign Wars, is shown presenting to Ken Mur-
phy and William Lyles of W.J.B.U. Radio station for "meritorious and
distinguished service in furthering the aims and ideals of the V.F.W."
In the photograph below the same award is presented to Frenchie Ramsey,
of The Star, for publishing the V.F.W. news. Also present for the presentation
was Quartermaster George Coody.


Gulf Coast Registration

SBegins Monday, Aug. 15


The fall semester of Gulf Coast
Community College will begin August
20.
Registration for courses in Port
St. Joe and Wewahitchka will be
held on Monday, August 15 at 6
p.m., local time. Registration loca-
tions are the Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School and the Wewahitchka
High School.
Courses offered in Port St. Joe
include: Algebra, Introduction to
Business, Basic Accounting, Fresh-
man English I, Western Civilization I,
religions of the World and Introduc-
tion to Word Processing.
Wewahitchka courses include Fi-
nite Mathematics, Western Civiliza-
tion II, Introduction to Micro Compu-
ter Usage and Typewriting II.
A number of Gulf Coast courses
are also available on videotape at the
Gulf County Public Library.
Gulf County students will be given
pre-addressed envelopes in which to
mail tuition and fees. All fees must be
received by the college by Aug. 26.


In-state tuition for each three credit
hour course is $59.28. Tuition for those
courses which require a lab fee is
$65.28.







LIN BARNES
REPRESENTATIVE
VETERANS
INSURANCE
Universal Life &
Major Medical Insurance
Panama City, Fla.
Phone 785-4301 office
after hours 769-5665
1-800.634-7684


-VOTE-
D. B.
"Don" PARKER
County Commissioner
District 5
Your Support Will Be Greatly Appreciated
Pd. Pol. Adv.



Vote For and Elect

ED CREAMER
County Commissioner
Dist. 3
Pd. Pol. Adv.
I *


IF YOU REMEMBER


RD SOLMEWR"RETU


REWARDTHAT MEI


For members 55 or older
and their spouses, we have a fab.-
ulous package of free gifts!
It's called the Silver Eagle
Club, and if you join you're entitled
to some truly valuable free
financial services.
No one with the wisdom gained
over time will want to pass up
the following club benefits:
1. Free Personal Checks. Un-
limited free "Corporate Image"
design checks, personalized to
your specifications.
2. Free Traveler's Cheques. No issue
charge for the convenience
and security of American Express
Traveler's Cheques.
3. Free Money Orders. Need to send
money long distance? No fee
for Silver Eagle Club members!
4. Free Notary Public. Have your
important papers notarized "
at no charge. We have a number of
Notary Publics.
5. Free Photocopies. Use our copy-


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ing machines to make up to
ten photo copies per month free
of charge.
6. And more!We plan to bring many
new services, programs and
discounts on line. Watch for them!








Apply for your special Silver
Eagle Club card soon. At your age
you've earned special status,
and the Silver Eagle Club is our way
of giving you special service.
To see if you qualify, please call
769-9999, or come by any Tyndall
Federal office.

IL
TYNDALL FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION
Panama City Office, 909 E. 23rd St /Tyndall AFB
Branch. Building 913/Parker Branch. 838S.
Tyndall Prkwy IPort St Joe Branch. 326 Reid Ave./
PO Drawer 1760. Panama City. Florida
32402-1760 /904/ 7b9-9999


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RE-ELECT
,L JAMES

HHANLON
"The Runner"
School Board
District 3
"A Man of Action"
Pd. Pol. Adv.



ELECT


Frankie
Mills




SHERIFF


* Presbyterian Faith U.S. Army Veteran
* 26 Years Law Enforcement:
16V2 years Florida State Trooper
4 years Sheriff
5/2 years Gulf County Deputy
* Graduate Okaloosa-Walton Jr. College
* Graduate University of West Florida
* Graduate National Sheriff's U. of S.C. Management
* Graduate Drug Abuse Schools
* Graduate Alcoholic Rehabilitation Training
Frankie Mills proposes top priority:
* Create top quality service to the citizens of Gulf County.
* Promote sound management procedure
* Stop costly turn-over of Sheriff's Department personnel.
* Stop unjudicious spending of tax dollars.
* Promote responsible law enforcement procedure to
enhance criminal investigation
* Stop introduction of illegal drugs into Gulf County.
* Restore credibility in the office of Sheriff.
A Good Neighbor Working for You
ELECT FRANKIE MILLS SHERIFF
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Larry Wells to write MultiVision
expressing its concerns and its actions
to the cable operator.
"We need to have control over the
type service they bring our people",
Birmingham said. Indications are the
firm has operated pretty much as it
saw fit over the past few years.


The United States Coast Guard
Academy has announced that it is now
accepting and processing applications
for appointment as Cadet, U.S. Coast
Guard, Class of 1993. Applications are
being accepted for both men and
women. Appointments as Coast Guard
Ca.dets are tendered solely on the
basis of an annual nationwide compe-
tition with no congressional appoint-
ments or geographical quotas. Appli-
cations for appointment must be
submitted to the Director of Admis-
sions, U.S. Coast Guard Academy,
prior to December 15, 1988. Candi-
dates must arrange to participate in
either the College Board Scholastic
Aptitude Test (SAT) or American
College Testing Assessment (ACT)
prior to or including the December 10,
1988 administration for the ACT, and
the December 3, 1988 administration
for the SAT. The competition for
appointment as Cadet is based on the
candidate's high school rank, per-
formance on either the SAT or ACT,
and leadership potential as demons-
trated by participation in high school
extracurricular activities, commun-
ity affairs and-or part-time employ-
ment. Most successful candidates
rank in the top quarter of their high
school class and demonstrate profi-
ciency in both the mathematical and

Obituary
Last Rites for
Robert L. King
Robert L. King, 63, of Panama
City died Tuesday, August 2, in Bay
Medical Center following an extended
illness. He was a native and long time
resident of Panama City. He had
been employed as an automobile
mechanic and was a veteran of WWII.
Survivors include: four sons,
Bobby C. King of Vacaville, Calif.,
Thomas W. King of Panama City,
Timothy R. King and Steven D. King,
both of Havana; one daughter, Tina
D. King of Havana; one brother, H.T.
King of Wewahitchka; two sisters,
Mae Williams of Honeyville and Rosie
Tomlinson of Panama City; and four
grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were
held Friday at Roberts Cemetery
conducted by the Rev. Charles Pettis.
Comforter Funeral Home Wewa
Branch Chapel was in charge of all
arrangements. .


County
(Continued from Page 1)
St. Joe Beach.
"Every student of history knows
what Santa Anna did to Americans in
Texas. There should be no street or
anything else in the United States
named after this man".
Craig had made a request earlier
to re-name the street and his request
met with approval, but the name
never was changed.
This time around, the Commis-
sion agreed with Craig's thinking and
started the procedure in motion to get
the name changed to Santa Maria.
OTHER BUSINESS
In other items of business, the
Commission:
-Approved a resolution by Chair-
man Birmingham to send a resolution
fo President Reagan opposing the
payment of $20,000 to Japanese
interned during World War II. The
resolution was also to commend
Representatives Bill Grant and Earl
Hutto for voting against the payment.
Birmingham said the payment is
"unfair and un-called for".
-Honored a request made by
Vera Marshall, Eletha Nixon, Trudie
Smith and Laura Jernigan to install a
well and pump at the Howard Creek
park.
-Agred reluctantly to pay some
disputed charges made in the Clyde
Melvin murder trial and approved
payment of attorney's fees, psycho-
logical examination fees and expenses
for a total of $5,907.
-Relieved Tax Collector Eda
Ruth Taylor of her tax roll. Tayloir
reported she had collected $6,193,-
620.25 for fiscal 1987.
-Agreed to look at a dangerous
situation on C-30 near Treasure Bay
where people parking beside the road
to scallop are creating a hazard.


Cable TV
(Continued from Page 1)
steps to do something besides com-
plain about the matter. Tuesday
morning, chairman Birmingham in-
S structed Building Inspector Dewayne
Manuel to pinpoint violations of the
franchise by the Multi-Vision and
instructed administrative assistant


The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, August 11, 1988 Page 7A


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Forms Are A available at
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applied science fields.
To qualify for the competition, an
applicant must be unmarried at the
time of appointment, have no legal
obligations resulting from a prior
marriage, and must have reached the
age of 17 but not 22 by July 1, 1989.
All applicants must be assured of
high school graduation by June 30,
1989. Regulations stipulate that all
applicants must have completed three
units in English, and three in
mathematics to include algebra and
plane or coordinate geometry or their
equivalents, and must fulfill basic
physical requirements.
Coast Guard Cadets obtain an
excellent undergraduate education at
no personal expense. In addition, they
receive pay and allowances fully
adequate to fulfill their ordinary
living expenses. The constantly up-
dated Academy curriculum leads to a
Bachelor of Sciefice degree with a
strong academic emphasis on engine-
ering and science. The selected major
studies, when combined with varied
elective courses, establish a solid
foundation for a challenging career.
Graduates of the Academy are
awarded a Bachelor of Science degree
and are commissioned as Ensigns in
the United States Coast Guard.
Selected officers may pursue further
postgraduate education and special-
ized training at many leading civilian
and military graduate or professional
schools, in such fields as aviation,
business administration, electronics,
engineering, law and oceanography.
The young Academy graduate can
look forward to a varied, exciting, and
demanding career as a regular Coast
Guard Officer. The Coast Guard
performs essential humanitarian mis-
sions vital to the safety and saving of
lives at sea. Under the Department of
Transportation, the Coast Guard
establishes and coordinates search
and rescue operations by ship and
plane, maintains advanced electronic
and other aids to navigation scattered
around the globe, operates the ice-
breakers which clear the way for all
polar expeditions, and enforces ma-
rine law and all aspects of merchant
marine safety. In addition, the Coast
Guard has responsibility for boating
safety and marine environmental
protection.
For further information write:
Director of Admissions, U.S. Coast
Guard Academy, New London, CT
06. 20 or call (203), 444-8501.


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NEUROSIS AND PSYCHOSIS
WHAT 00DO THEY MEAN?


Neurosis is defined as a mild emotional disorer in
which you might experience feelings of anxiety, make
compulsive acts and usually have physical complaints
without specific evidence of disease. Psychosis is any
major, severe form of mental illness.
Most everybody has a neurosis occasionally and
sometimes a mild tranquilizer is prescribed to help
ease the stress. With a psychosis, treatment calls for
strong medication inr many cases. There are hundreds
of drugs available for mild or severe mental problems.
We carry them all in our prescription stocks.
"A GREAT MANY PEOPLE ENTRUST US with their
prescriptions, health needs and other pharmacy products.
We consider this trust a privilege and a duty. May we be your
personal family pharmacy?


SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
There wil, be a men's softball
tournament in Sneads on August 20.
The entry fee is $85.00 and each team
will hit their own balls.
For more information call 592-
4721 or 592-5571.


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H.R.S. Headquarters
The regional headquarters of Health and Rehabilitative
Services for Gulf and Franklin counties is being relocated
in this newly renovated building. The complex is located on


ELECT

Gregg

BURCH
County Commissioner
District 3
Hardworking Honest Energetic Sincere
Pd Pol Adv


EFFECTIVE EXPERIENCED
-- Re-Elect -

r WAYLON r


k GRAHAM
Your School Board Member
DISTRICT FOUR
PROVEN LEADERSHIP GETS RESULTS



I'll Appreciate Your Vote


RAY RAMSEY
Candidate for
County Commissioner
District 5
Pd. Pol Adv:.


St.Vincent
The United States Department of
the Interior has a public awareness
campaign to encourage citizens to
"Take Pride in America". The object
of the campaign is to encourage a
greater sense of pride in the natural,
historical and recreational resources
of public lands. A secondary purpose
is to encourage more direct citizen
support in protecting and maintaining
your natural resources and public


Rotarians Get ]
Rotarian Bill Crawford, who is
also an assistant to the District
Governor, showed the club a video
reporting on Rotary's areas of service
throughout the world.
The news clip video, produced by
Rotary International, is presented in.
the manner of a TV news program and
informs Rotarians of the activities of
their organization they probably
never would hear about if it were not
for the video report.
The film Thursday reported on
Rotary's involvement with the Rotary
Foundation, a program which helps
arrange foreign study opportunities
for top students all over the world;aidu
the Polio Plus program, which ,is
designed to eradicate polio throughout
the world.
In the matter of world-wide
studies by students, the program
revealed that some 50,000 scholar-
ships have been awarded world-wide
this year. The scholarships are paid
for by local Rotarians' membership in
the foundation. The local club has all
of its members enrolled in the
foundation.
The Polio Plus program, which is


Time to go fishing' !I

Grand Opening at Whitfields' Landing
(Howards Creek Port St. Joe, Florida

FIRST ANNUAL FISHING TOURNEY, Sept. 1-5
(Entry Fee $100.00 per team)
* Spinning Reel Throwing Contest, September 5
Fly Rod Throwing Contest, September 5
Live Music & Barbecue, September 5
This will be a Buddy Tournament with great payback on two categories,
50% of all entries.
LARGEST BASS


EXAMPLE: Based on
100 Boat Entry


1st place, 10% equals ...........
2nd place, 5%o equals ...........
3rd place, 4.5% equals. . ....
4th place, 3.5% equals ..........
5th place, 2% equals ............
LARGEST PAN FISH


$1,000.00
500.00
450.00
350.00
200.00


." '\ 571st place, 10%0 equals .... $1,000.00
2nd place., 5%076............500.00
3rd place, 4.5% 0o........ 450.00
4th place, 3.5% ......... .300.00
S- -- 5th place,2%.. .......... 200.00
20% of Entry will be donated to the
,-Taunton Family Children's Home
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call Day Call Night
(904) 227-1570 (904) 648-8417

Entry Fee will be accepted by mail in form of money order or check You must launch at Whitfields' Land-
ing No Off Limits Buddy Tournament Two Contestants Per Boat
NAME#.1 NAME#1


Address
City State___Zip_
Occupation
Phone No. Work No.
S.S. #
Signature '


Mail To: WHITFIELDS' LANDING
Post Office Box 459
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456


Address
City State___ Zip
Occupation
Phone No. Work No.
S.S.#
Signature


Our signatures release all sponsors, officials. organizations, individuals, and host city from any and all
liability in any form for any occurrence whatsoever resulting from my participation in this event. I further
agree to abide by the rules of this tournament without exception.
I_____________________ A


the corner of Second St. and Highway 98 in Port St. Joe.
Part of the building is already under occupancy by the
H.R.S. staff, while the two-story addition to the building is
still under construction.
In the photograph above finishing touches are still be-
ing put on the exterior of the existing building.


Calling for
facilities. One aspect of the "Take
Pride" iniative is the Federal Lands
Cleanup Day, September 10.
The staffs of St. Vincent National
Wildlife Refuge and the Apalachicola
National Estaurine Research Reserve
encourages you to take pride in your
refuge and research reserve. A third
annual beach cleanup day will be
posted to coincide with the federal
lands cleanup day on Saturday,


Volunteers
September 10, from 8:30 a.m., to 12
noon, EDT.
The Refuge and Reserve staffs
need approximately 25 volunteers to
help remove litter from nine miles of
St. Vincent Island beach. Volunteers
should plan to bring their own
drinking water. Other necessary
supplies and transportation to the
island will be provided. Anyone
interested should call 904 653-8808.


Report On National Project
far ahead of its goal of ridding the century, has already spi
world of polio by the turn of the on the project.


ent $50 million


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School Board


Meal Policy

Gulf County School Board recent- ministrative office has a copy of the
ly announced its policy for free and policy, which may be reviewed by any
reduced price meals for children interested party.
unable to pay the full price of meals
served under the National School The following household size and
Lunch and School Breakfast Pro- income criteria will be used for
grams. The district's sponsor's ad- determining eligibility:
FLORIDA INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
Effective from July 1, 1988 to June 30, 1989
These are the income scales used by the Gulf County School Board to deter-
mine eligibility for free and reduced price meals.


FREE MEAL SCALE


I U

A
1 7,150
2 10,049
.3 12,597
4 15,145
5 17,693
6 20,241
7 22,789
8 25,337
For each additional
member,
add 2,548


Kids Instructional Day Service
(K.I.D.S.) has announced that it will
operate a Pre-Kindergarten Early
Intervention Program in cooperation
with the Gulf County School Board
beginning Monday, August 22, 1988.
The program will serve 20 eligible
four year old children and will be in


'5'
~'.


REDUCED PRICE MEAL SCALE


626 145 1 10,675
838 194 2 14,361
1,050 243 3 17,927
1,263 292 4 21,553
1,475 341 5 25,179
1,687 390 6 28,805
1,900 439 7 32,431
2,112 488 8 36,057
For each additional
member,
213 49 add 3,626


Children from families whose
income is at or below the levels shown
are eligible for free or reduced price
meals.
Application forms are being sent
to all homes with a letter to parents or
guardians. To apply for free or


Gulf County Schools have recently
release the menus for the week of
August 15 through August 19.
Monday, Aug. 15
Corn dog, cheese wedge, French
fries, orange juice, cake and milk.
Tuesday, Aug. 16
Ha burger with cheese, lettuce,
tomatoOpickle, buttered corn, bun,
Smilk and cookie.
Wednesday, Aug.17
Spaghetti with meat sauce,
cheese, tossed salad, green beans,
buttered rolls and milk.


Thursday, Aug. 18
Pizza, sliced peaches,
vegetables, milk and cake.


mixed


Friday, Aug. 19
Country fried steak or meat loaf,
turnip greens, fruit cobbler, corn-

From the teachings of Baha'u'llah, Founder
of the Baha'i Faith ...
Oneness of God
Oneness of mankind
Common foundation of all religions
Individual search for truth
Elimination of prejudice of all kinds
Universal auxiliary language
Equality of men and women
Universal education
Harmony of science and religion
Elimination of extremes of wealth and
poverty
Universal peace upheld by a world
government
Protection of cultural diversity


Baha'i
Faith
Informal discussions
Friday eve., 6:30 CST
Gulf Coast School of Art
8th St., Mexico Beach
648-8282 or 648-5797


reduced price meals
should fill out the ap
return it to the scho<
copies are available at t
office in each school. Th
provided on the applic
used for the purpose of
eligibility.


'.

890
1,192
1,494
1,797
2,099
2,401
2,703
3,005


Richard James Flowers
Has 2nd Birthday


Richard James Flowers, son of
Stacey and Tina Flowers celebrated
303 70 his second birthday July 11.
Jamie was given a party by his
, households mother at his grandparent's home.
plication and The theme of the party was Sesame
ol. Additional Street with an Ernie cake and
he principal's coordinating cups, plates, napkins,
e information banner, tablecloth and balloons.
:ation will be Jamie's party was attended by his
f determining parents; his grandparents, Jim and
Phyllis Beaman; great grandparents,
Smokey and. Odell Smith and Irene
-- Beaman; great aunt and uncle
Franky and Donna Ritch; Debbie,
Becky and Leslie Earley; aunt and
uncle, Alan and Michele Sisk; great
aunt and uncle, Jerry and Kaye
Turvaville and cousins, Griff Turva-
Sville and Angie Cooper.
Jamie is also the great grandson
of the late Everette Wayne Beaman.


bread, milk and rice with gravy.
Menus are subject to change due
to the availability of foods.


Bullseye Matches

at Rifle Range
The Gulf Rifle Club will host
bullseye pistol matches at the range
on Highway 71 Sunday, August 14. The
22 rimfire match will begin at 2:30
p.m. and a center fire match will
follow. Each match will consist of 60
rounds with 20 rounds fired at 25 yards
and 40 rounds at 15 yards.
All members and non-members
are invited to participate in these
matches. For more details call
229-8421 after 5:00 p.m.


CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING PAYS
TRY ONE CALL 227-1278


Gal. 5:22-23

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3 GOODNESS "' *



HIGHLAND VIEW
CHURCH of GOD
319 Sixth St., Highland View
"Where Jesus Christ Is King ;
& God's Love Is An Everflowing
Fountain"
SUNDAY SCHOOL.... 10:00a.m.
MORNING WORSHIP. 11:00a.m..
EVENING WORSHIP.. 6:00 p.m.
WED. EVENING ...... 7:00 p.m.
PASTOR
REV. ROBERT RATHBUN


"THE CHURCH AFLAME IN PORT ST. JOE"

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
102 Third Street

* Evangelistic Worship Services Christ Centered Youth Program
Regular Bible Study An Exciting Place to Attend
Ministering to the Where Everyone is Welcome
Total Family Regular Services
Fully Graded Choirs Sunday & Wednesday
HOWARD BROWNING, Pastor JAMES ENFINGER, Music & Youth


"THE MIRACLE CENTER"
NEW COVENANT MISSIONARY WORLD OUTREACH CENTER...
The Family Church
252 Avenue E Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone 229-8137
Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman


SUNDAY
11:00A.M. .... Morning Worship
4:00 P.M......... Youth Service
6:00 P.M ...... Evening Worship


MONDAY- FRIDAY
12:30 P.M.... Intercessory Prayer
WEDNESDAY
6:30 P.M .......... 1st-6th Grade
7:30 P.M. Bible Study & Fellowship


"A CHURCH WITH A VISION"
WJBU AM 1080 Tune In Every Sunday Morning at 8:45


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operation from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday during regu-
lar school days.
The Pre-Kindergarten Early In-
tervention Program has been estab-
lished to serve 20 economically and
educationally disadvantaged four
year old children within the Gulf
County School District. Children will
qualify for the program if they meet
Florida income eligibility guidelines
for free and reduced priced meals or
can qualify upon referral from Gulf
District Schools or the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services.
Each child must be four years of
age on or before September 1 to be
eligible. A physical and up to date
immunization record must be provid-
ed. Registration and educational
screening are required to be complet-
ed in advance. The pre-kindergarten
program at K.I.D.S. is available at no
charge for registration, meals or daily
attendance.
Kids Instructional Day Service is
a licensed pre-school and child care
center offering child care and educa-
tional programming to the commun-

Clean Up Slated
at Rifle Club
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold a
meeting at 9:00 a.m. Saturday,
August 13. The purpose of the meeting
is to clean the trailer in order to hold
dinner meetings. Also there will be a
discussion on holding trap shoots prior
to dove season.
All members are urged to attend.


PRODUCE,


SEAFOOD &

OYSTER BAR


ity. Registration for the Pre-Kinder-
garten Program is now available at
the K.I.D.S. Center located at 309


Williams Ave. in Port St. Joe. Further
questions regarding the program may
be directed to K.I.D.S. at 227-7440.


Albert C.

"Al" RAY
Democratic Candidate Dist. 5

I Gulf County Commissioner
/ .,. DEPENDABLE A LEADER
INTERESTED CONCERNED
Pd. Po1. Adv..


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Holy Scriptures Proclaim


A Need for Social Justice


Have you ever wondered why we
feel uncomfortable and become defen-
sive when we study scriptures that
speak of social injustice?
Without fail these passages show
that God is on the side of the poor and
the oppressed. He is angry with power
structures (both religious and politi-
cal) that hold back people who are
struggling for their basic rights. His
wrath is pointed toward corrupt
leaders. And he reserves harsh
judgment for ordinary folks who
abuse their peers.
Why should those kinds of social
justice passages threaten us? What is


it that we don't like about this part of
God's law?
A good example of one of these
many passages is found in Ezekiel
chapter 34. In this chapter Ezekiel is
prophesying against the rulers of
Israel. These rulers are the wicked
shepherds pictured in the first ten
verses. In verses 11 through 16 Ezekiel
describes the way our Sovereign Lord
wants the world to be run. In verses
17-22 he tells of the disgusting way
ordinary people treat each other in
their daily living. And finally in verses
23-31 he speaks of the ideal world that
the Savior will reign over.


GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Fall Schedule of Credit Courses in Port St. Joe

4 PORT ST. JOE*
MAC 1102 Algebra ............. . . . . Tuesday
GEB 1011 Introduction to Business ......... :............ Monday
APA 1111 Basic Accounting .. ......................... Monday
EUH 1000 Western Civilization I ..................... Wednesday
REL 2300 Religions of the World ...................... Thursday
ENC 1101 Freshman English I ............. . .. . Thursday
OST 1711 Introduction to Word Processing .............. Tuesday
*All classes meet from 6:30 p.m. to 9:15p.m. EDT
Registration for classes will be held on Monday, August 15,
at 6 p.m. EDT in the Port St. Joe Elementary School.
SStudents in Gulf County will.be'given pre-addressed envelopes in which to
mail tuition and fees. All fees must be received by the college by Aug. 26.
CLASSES BEGIN ON AUGUST 22, 1988 at 6:30 P.M. EDT
GCCC is an equal opportunity.institution
U, 1 I


TOWARD

UNDERSTANDING
by the Rev. Jerry R. Huft, Rector, St. James Episcopal


As long as we read those passages
in the context of the corrupt nation of
Israel we can feel righteous. Even if
we look at these verses in the context
of history we can still feel good about
ourselves. We can easily point our
fingers at the apostate priests and
kings of ancient Israel or the dreadful
colonists who terribly abused Afri-
cans, Asians, and American Indians.
After all, we personally had nothing to
do with their excesses.
We can even apply these texts to
the leaders of other countries and to
their insensitive people without guilt.
We can say shame on South Africa, or
Russia, or Cambodia, or Haiti. It is
easy to see their faults and it is just as
easy to give a quick solution to their


Howell Receives

Wallace Award
Steven Roger Howell of Port St.
Joe has been named recipient of a
George C. Wallace Leadership scho-
larship to Troy State University. The
announcement was made recently by
University Chancellor, Dr. Ralph W.
Adams.
Howell, the son of Corbett and Liz
Howell, is a graduate of Port St. Joe
High School, where he was student
government association president.
Each year the George C. Wallace
scholarship is awarded to outstanding
high school and junior college stu-
dents who have excelled in academic
and-or leadership accomplishments.


John Treglown Gets

Army Commission
John N. Treglown, son of Nolan F.
and Jane M. Treglown of Port St. Joe,
has been commissioned as a second
lieutenant under the Army's' Early
Commissioning Program..
The program allows a cadet who
has completed all the military science
requirements to become a member of
either an Army National Guard or
Reserve. unit. This allows the new
officer to continue working toward a
bachelor's degree.
Treglown is a student at Georgia
Military College in Milledgeville, Ga.

Rickards Inducted
Into GBP Society
Howard L. Richards, son .of Mr.
and Mrs. Billy Joe Richards of
Overstreet, has been inducted into
The University of Alabama chapter of
Gamma Beta Phi Society.
The Gamma Beta Phi Society is
an honor and service organization for
students in colleges and universities
in the United States. It is non-secret,
non-profit, and co-educational. Eligi-
bility for this honorary organization is
based upon grades; inductees must be
of at least sophomore standing.

Airman Stripling
At Beale Air Base
Air Force Senior Airman Stephen
M. Stripling, son of Michael C. and
Pat Stripling of Wewahitchka, has
arrived for duty at Beale Air Force
Base, Calif.
Stripling is a tactical aircraft
maintenance specialist with the 9th
Organizational Maintenance Squad-
ron.
He is a 1982 graduate of Wewa-
hitchka High School.


dilemmas.
But why do we feel so angry when
someone points out the fact that the
same power struggles and abuses are
going on in our own country? Why
does equal housing, or equal job
opportunity, or equal education cause
such distress to our consciences?
The answer to all these questions
is not as elusive as I once thought.
God has not called the world or its
political structures to righteousness.
He has called his people to reigheous-
ness.
When. believers mature to the
point where they can identify them-
selves as as part of the Body of Christ,
regardless of nationality, gender, or
race, they no longer feel threatened
by criticism of the social structures or
political systems they live within.
Social structures and political sys-
tems are the components of the world.
We are called to live in the world but
we are not to be made of the same
stuff the world is made of.
If you are angered by criticism of
your world, even when your world is
wrong and in your heart you know it,
you still have some growing to do. If
you can turn your back on injustice to
preserve your world, then your heart
belongs to the world.
On the other hand if you are one of
those who is trying to find solutions to
social and political injustice, you are
growing into the Body of Christ. Read
through that Ezekiel passage. Look at
verse 22, what two promises does God
make? Look carefully at verse 31, who
are the people God claims as his own?


Preparing New

Phone Book

In preparing for the 1989 issue of
the St. Joseph Telephone Company
directory, the following sales repre-
sentatives will begin canvassing area
businesses on August, 15, 1988:
Ken Cochran, Greg Conant, Can-
dice Curentson, Janet Garrison, Chip
Hinson, George Payne, William Shaw,
Steve Yancoskie and Lee Lachat,
District Sales Manager.
St. Joseph Telephone & Telegraph
Company's directory is distributed in:
Gulf, Franklin, Liberty, Calhoun,.
Gadsden, Bay and Jackson Counties.




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VOTE FOR-



CARL GOODSON

County Commissioner
DISTRICT 3
"Your Support Will be Greatly Appreciated"
Pd. Pol. Adv.









LIBERTY MANOR


Apartments


800 Tapper Avenue

229-6353



NOW OPEN


For the Elderly and Disabled.

Rent Based Upon Income.

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dLLEMORE x,
REAL ESTATE *10A
INC. rhlMeB

*Corner 10th Street and U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
See One of Our Friendly, Well-Qualified Salespeople
Ellen F. Allemore, Broker Nancy Mock 227-1322
648-8939 Flo Melton 229-8076
Joy Holder 648-8493 Charline Hargraves 648-8921
Dot Cr addoc 648-John Maddox 648-8899
.Dot Craddock 648-5486 Opal Everette 648-8409
BEACH FRONT TOWN HOMES Margaret Carter. 648-5884
35th St.- Mexico Beach: Large 3 bd., 3 be. unfur- Mary Jane Lindsey 229-8560
nished, close to. pier, very nice, $125,0001 Preda Guilford.- ,64-,435
Cortez St. End Triplex at St. Joe Beach: Lg. 3 Preston Wingate 648-85'65
bd., 2' be., covered deck, good layout, Sandra Scott 648-509'
fireplaces, $122,900- $129,000. Glenna Holten 648.8195
9815 Hwy. 98: Lovely 2 bd., 2% ba. furnished, Bobbi Ann Seward 229-6908
$104,500. Moira Ritch 648-5286
9821 Hwy. 98: Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2/%
ba. townhome. $105,000 unfurn., $115,000 furn. Santa Anna St.: Brick home 11A blocks from
9811 Hwy. 98: Spacious 3 bd., 2'/2 ba., beach on 2 lots, 2 ex. Ig. bedrooms, 1 1 ba. LIv.
townhome wlf.p., nicely furnished, Reduced to rmldin room wlcathedrail ceiling, energy saving
$125,000. home, gas & electric hook-ups. 2 working wells
plus city water, screen porch, shed, other ex-
9735 Hwy. 98: Roomy 3 bd., 21A bae townhome, tras. NICE! $85,000.
completely furnished wlf.p. Reduced $110,000. Between Coronado & Balboa Streets: 50' lot on
Ward St.: WATERFRONT, half of duplex, 3 bd., 2 Hwy. 98, Reduced to $39,000.
ba., furnished, f.p., NICE! Reduced $121,500. New Listing: Columbus St.: Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba.
GULF AIRE mobile home, shady lot, good price, $34,500.
202 Perwinkle: Big 5 bd., 3 ba. home, screen PORT ST. JOE
porch, master bd., bath & own living area up 214 7th St.: 2 lots fully fenced, 2 bd., 1 b., 2
stairs, $140,000. half baths, big screened porch, partially furnish-
New Listing: 3BllhAl l New 1 bd./loft 2 ed, good starter home, $32,000.
ba. unit In trilnp W l,000. 110 Sunset Circle: Lovely brick home on corner
306 Beacon Rd: Gulf view, unique! Beautiful lot & /, 3 bd., 2 ba., garden, fruit trees, other ex-
large 3 bd., 2 be. home, great kitchen, f.p., tr. Super neighborhood. Reduced to $110,000.
garage, many extras, good financing. Ready toSupeeighborhood. Reduced 110,00
sell. $135,000. 2004 Juniper Ave.: Comfortable 3 bd., 1/ ba.
New Listing: 408 Gulf Aire Dr.: New 3 bd., 2 bea. brick home, just redone, swimming pool, 1/2
brick home, 2 car garage, patio, f.p., ceiling fans lots, good price, $85,000.
at a ready for you price, $89,000. Marvin Avenue, vacant lot, 75'x175', no back
Gulf Aire Dr.: Good corner single family lot, door neighbors. $17,500.
$25,000. 230' on U.S. 98, with commercial bldg. & shed,
Beacon Road: Nice single family lot, good interested? $134,900.
neighborhood. Reduced to $25,000. St. Joseph Bay Country Club: 3 bd., 21/ be.,
Beacon Road: Two large single family lots, One Reduced to $59,900. 2 bd., 1 V ba., Reduced to
$19,500, and one $17,500. $49,900. Fireplace, tile baths, other amenities.
309 Buccaneer Road. Beautiful wooded vacant Peace, quiet & the golf course.
lot close to pool & tennis courts. $22,500. Cape Plantation: Lovely 3 bd., 2'/ be. brick
Sea Pines & Beacon Rd.: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba. fur- home, many extras. $115,000.
nished brick home, Ig. garage. Reduced Cape Plantation: 3 bd., 2 be., very comfortable,
$105,000. peace & quiet. $100,000.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 ba. ea. side, excel.
construction, $76,500 per unit. BEACON HILL
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex or single fainily va- 2nd St. & 5th Ave.: Nice mobile home wlguest
cant lot, $22,900. cottage & barn & 4 lots.
INDIAN PASS $39,900, or make offer for individual prices.
On SR 30-A: Approximately 27 acres. Commer. Corner of 3rd St. & 3rd Ave.: 2 lots, sell together
cial potential. Road frontage, for $18,500. Reduced Terms.
ST. JOE BEACH Beacon Hill Bluff: Lg. 4 bd., 2 ba. home, ch&a,
Corner of Santa Anna & 98: 4 bd., 2 ba. or totally furnished, gorgeous decor, screen porch,
possibly could be converted into 2 rental units, deck, landscaped, $149,500.
S$70,000. ,Then assure your fantastic view Buy the
Seashores, 68 .mbga jlew 3 bd., 2 ba. waterfront lot across highway at $65,000.
tfp., am. rm, iW Lovely waterfront duplex 1 bd., 1V ba. each
St. Joseph Shores, Great buy for home across side. Furnished, Super rental. $80,000 ea. side.
street from beach. 2 bd. 1V bea townhome,
turn., $64,500 ea. or $240 000 for all 4 3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
Pine St. & Hwy. 98, Unobstructed gulf view brick bdrm., 1 ba. custom built masonite siding,
home wldeck on roof, wagon wheel window, Ig. shingle roof, other extras. $35,000.
liv. rm. w/stone f.p. & bbq, 2 bd., 1/ ba., furnish- MEXICO BEACH
ed. Outside utility & carport. $79,900.
New Listing: Alabama St., come see this newly 320 Georgia Ave.: Neat 1 bd., 1 ba. home wlwork-
decorated 2 bd., 2 ba. home. Screen porch, car- shop area & store. shed. Beautiful yard, Nice!
port, ig. storage building & greenhouse. Lovely $41,000.
yard, $57,500. Hwy. 98. Great buy for home across street from
New Listing: Amerlcus St.: 3 bd., 2 ba. mobile beach. Nice 2 bd., 1 '/i ba. townhomes, furnish-
home, family room addition. 1 block to beach, ed, $64,500 ea. or $240,000 for all 4.
$40,000. 28th St. Beachside: Gorgeous gulf view from
DeSoto St.: Newly remodeled 1 bd., 1 ba. house, glassed in porch. 3 bd., 2 ba. brick home, great
walk-in closets, ceiling fans, shed, 'A block to investment. $99,500.
beach. Partially furnished. Reduced to $50,000. New Listing: 41st St. Beachslde: Unit in four
Alabama Very nice 3 bd. 2 ba. mobile home, pies, Neat as a pin! Furnished, 2 bd., 1/ ba.
chha, screen porches, fully fenced, landscaped. Very affordable. $54,500.
$45,000. Grand Isle, 231 Kim Kove: Cozy & nice 3 bd., 1
Selma St.: Super nice Ig. double wide furnished ba. home, screen porch, ch&a, fenced, satellite
3 bd., 2 ba. trailer on 1 'V lots, with Ig. utility dish, priced to sl. $55,000.
house. Immaculate. Reduced to $49,950. dsh prced se $55000


Corner of Balboa & U.S. 98 Gulf Pointe No. 1: Vacant Property: 110' waterfront and 62' lot
Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2'/2 bath condo, across highway. Good price. $140,000.
great price, $79,900. Grand Isle, KIm Kove: Two good building lots,
Coronado Townhomes. 2 bdrm., 1% ba. each 75'x115'. Cleared and high. $10,000 ea.
dedicated beach. Unobstructed view. All 404 5th St.:2 bd., 2 ba., can. h&a, mobile home, 2
amenities. Furnished $84,900; unfurnished, screen porches, Ig. outside utility house, very
$74,500. nice, on Ig. lot. $44,500.
3 lots Pineda St. 1st block, $55,900. 35th St.: 2 bd., 1 be., 56'x14' furnished mobile
U.S. 98 between Cortez & Desoto: 3 bd., 2 ba., home. NICE! $35,000.
unobstructed Gulf view. Gas, can. h&a, great 12th St. Business Center commercial lot 2nd
buy, $62,000. from highway. $35,000.
Balboa St.: Speakers, music system In lovely,
comfortable 24'x60' double wide 3 bdrm., 2 ba. 13th St. 120' x 90'. close to beach, $28,000.
modular home, screened 12x32' front porch, Grand Isle, Nan Nook: 3 bd., 1 ba., f.p. w/effl-
f.p., c/ha. Watch the birds feed from glassed ciency apt., lots of extras. $87,000.
12x22' Fla'. rm., as no paint brush needed!
150'x1SO', 1 / blocks from beach. Was $65,000, OVERSTREET
Reduced from $62,500 to $60,000. 3 miles past bridge, 2 acres, $12,000.
Balboa St.: Great investment 2 nice 2 bdrm., 1 YOUNGSTOWN
ba. houses, clha, on 50'x150' lots Reduced to YOUNGSTOWN
$90,000 or will sell separately. Approximately 1 I/ acres, good price, $11,500.


JERNYL N. HARPER
Licensed Real Estate Broker
411 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
(904) 227-1428
CAPE PLANTATION
NEW LISTING New 4 bedroom, 2% bath, 2 story brick home on large lot. Lots of extras. Only
$114,000.
EXCELLENT LOCATION 'Executive home on golf course, 2 bath, kitchen totally furnished. Lots of
extras. 8% % financing available. $106,000.'
OWNER ANXIOUS Very n beoom, th, two story home featuring cedar siding.
Master.bedroom downstair sotu v &ecomrloe cngeautiful lake & golf course. Ceiling fans,
stone fireplace, wall' aper fh batiOn ,ious. $4064,0. Now $99,900.
CAPE SAN BLAS
BEAUTIFUL GULF VIEW LOTS 100'x110. Owner financing available. $30,000 each.
WATCH THE SUNSETS from this Gulf front unit. 2 bedroom, 2 bath with spiral staircase to sleeping
"Jloft,Stone fireplace, upstairs deck. Assumable mortgage. Only $99,900.
HOME & THE BEACH Secluded single family'homes under construction in beautiful Silva
Estates. Enjoy miles of magnificicent uncrowded beach. Prices starting at $106,800.
OVERSTREET
, COUNTRY LIVING in this 2 bedroom, 1 bath deluxe mobile home on approx. 1 acre with fish pond..
$28,500.
PORT ST. JOE
FOR RENT OR SALE Office mobile home on '/ acre lot. Call for additional information.
CORNER NINTH & WOODWARD 2 bedroom, 1 bath units with kitchens equipped and central h/a.
Prices start at $36,500. Good rental records.
310 1fth Street. See It and you will love it. 3 BR, 1/'A bath, completely remodeled on corner lot. Cen-
tral heat/air. Double carport, fenced yard. $49,500.
SUPER LOCATION CONVENIENT TO SCHOOL This 3 bedroom. 2 bath home has living room, din-
ing room & separate den. Features include stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal, ceiling fans,
separate utility room & large fenced in back yard. Reduced to $49,900.
1001 McCLELLAN AVE. Very spacious 2 bedroom home with large studio for the artist or craftsman.
Separate living room, family room, large eat-in kitchen and sun porch. Oversized lot with loads of
azaleas and camellias. Priced right at $57,000.
WEWAHITCHKA
COUNTRY LIVING WITH PRIVACY 3 bedroom, 2 bath double wide mobile home with garage and
large covered front porch. Kitchen has Island stove and double wall ovens. Situated on 3 large lots.
YOU MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE. $49,000.
VACANT PROPERTY
16th STREET Beautiful single family lot, 150'x180'. Water and sewer connections available.
$30,000.
PONDEROSA PINES Wooded % acre and 1 acre mobile home or single family homesites near Port
St. Joe. Owner financing.
ASSUMABLE 1 acre waterfront 1 acre waterfront lot at Stonemill Creek Estates, Small equity
wlpayments only $105.89 per month.
RED BULL ISLAND Five lots zoned residential. Owner may sell separately. Mobile homes okay.
$20,000 for all.
,GREAT LOCATION Beautiful restricted subdivision at Cape Plantation near golf & fishing. Prices
start off at $16,500 wfpossible owner financing.
ST. JOE BEACH 75'x150' residential area. Mobile homes okay. $7,800.
WOODED LOT Nice neighborhood 75'x150' on paved street. St. Joe Beach. $8,350.








Page 4B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, August 11, 1988


Don't Dispose of It... Compost It!


'All Kinds of Old Things Made Good Plant Food for Gardens,


by Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Director
Grass clippings, potato peelings,
onion tops and other vegetative waste
material can be made into a valuable
soil conditioner and plant food for fall
garden beds by remaining in a
compost heap this summer.
Compost can be used in several
ways. It provides a good usable soil
amendment for the garden and is
certainly much less expensive than
peat. Incorporated into the soil or
around plants it is beneficial in
improving soil tilth, friability, water
holding capacity and nutrient reten-
tion. Also, compost is used on the soil
surface as a mulch to control weeds
and conserve moisture. Or, you can
mix your compost with soil and use it
for potting plants.
As vegetative materials-mater-
ials which will rot or decompose-be-
come available, place them in layers
between layers of soil in a prepared


ROY LEE CARTER
frame or bin. Materials such as
leaves, waste from fresh summer


vegetables in the kitchen, straw and
sawdust make excellent compost, yet
are normally heaped into garbage
cans.
Choose an out-of-the-way location
for the compost area, since the heap
may appear untidy. Choose a location
that is convenient to the gardening
area and to the kitchen door. Usually,
the small area behind the garage or
between the utility room and the
neighboring fence is ideal for framing,
and constructing the compost heap.
Decomposition of the plant matter
will require heat and moisture for
quick breakdown. The summer sun
will provide the heat, but it will be the
gardener's responsibility to soak the
compost area from time to time for
the moisture.
A light sprinkling of fertilizer
between layers of added compost will
aid in decomposition and replace the
nitrogen used in breaking down raw
materials into compost. Animal man-


Flowers


ures are rich, valuable garden soil
additives and may be used in lieu of
soil between the layers of compost.
The heat generated by the manures
will induce quick decomposition of
raw compost.
Some manures, particularly cow
manures, may also add undesirable
weeds to garden beds when the
compost is applied. However, the
value it offers the garden soils far
outweighs the need to eliminate
manure-induced weeds.
The compost should be turned
with a garden fork from time to time
to aerate and to promote even
decomposition.
The summer months, when heat is
present, are the best time for
decomposition and compost prepar-
ation. Usually a compost prepared in
the summer is ready for fall garden-
ing or for a spring soil conditioner and
plant food.


Property Appraisers Association Honors Barron


The Property Appraisers Associa-
tion of Florida gave their statewide
award to Senator Dempsey J. Barron,
D-Panama City, for his dedication to
protecting the taxpayers of the State
of Florida.
Present for the ceremony on the
steps of the Bay County Courhouse
were Property Appraisers Richard
Davis of Bay, John James, Jr. of
Franklin, Kesley Colbert of Gulf, Bill
Fountain of Walton and former Bay
County Appraiser Gerald Conrad.
Herb Lockey, Property Appraiser of
Jackson County presented the award
for the association.
Lockey, who is retiring this year


after many years of service, spoke
about Senator Barron's efforts in the
Florida Legislature to protect tax-
payers. He said, "The people of North
Florida are extremely lucky to have a
powerful man like Dempsey Barron
as our spokesman in Tallahassee. His
years of experience are critical to the
protection of your property rights,
and the low tax rates we pay."
Senator Barron has served the
nine-county Senate District 3 for 32
years; he serves as chairman of the
powerful Rules & Calendar Commit-
tee in the State Senate: The district
includes Bay, Calhoun, Franklin,


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Port St. Joe
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FELLOWSHIP .. 5:30 p.m. THURSDAY ...... 7:30 p.m.
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Phone 648-8144




Vote for and Elect


SDebra Wood

School Board, Dist. 3
Your Vote Would Be Appreciated.
Pd. Pol. Adv.


Shown from left are Richard -
Davis, John James, Sen. Barron and
Herb Lockey.

Gulf, Liberty, Okaloosa, Wakulla,
Walton and Washington Counties.

Sgt. Sam Brown
Promoted to Sgt.
Marine Sgt. Samuel A. Brown, son
of Dickie R. Brown and Wanda H.
Davis, both of Port St. Joe, has been
promoted to his present rank while
serving with 2nd Marine Division,
Camp Lejeune, N.C.
A 1981 graduate of Port St. Joe
High School, he joined the Marine
Corps in March 1982.

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NOTICE


To the citizens and businesses of Port St. Joe, Florida:
For many weeks now, the city and numerous private citizens have been
involved in a clean-up and beautification program. Many of our citizens
and businesses have not cooperated.
Section 10-40, Code of Ordinances provides as follows:
UNLAWFUL ACCUMULATIONS AND GROWTHS ENUMERATED.
It shall be unlawful for the owner or occupant of any lot, tract or parcel
of land, wherever unoccupied or occupied, to suffer, maintain or permit
to remain thereon any accumulation of debris, decayed vegetable mat-
ter, filth, dangerous trees, rubbish or trash, abandoned vehicles,
refrigerators or other household articles, or any excessive growth of
weeds or underbrush, or growth of noxious plants.
The penalty for violation of this Ordinance is up to 60 days in jail or up
to $500 fine, or both.
The City Commissioners pledge their support and express their thanks
to the Beautification Committee. The city employees and officials will
assist the residents and businesses in any way possible in making this
a beautiful city. Please abide by the laws of the city and good moral
principles in assisting us. Your cooperation will help us from having to
issue citations and making cases against the offending parties.



THE BOARD OF CITY COMMISSION
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
Frank Pate, Jr., Mayor/Commissioner
James B. Roberts, Commissioner
Billy R. Fleming, Commissioner
Emily L. Roche, Commissioner
Edwin G. Williams, Commissioner


Thank You

for your trust and confidence dur-
ing the past two years. I am
honored to be unopposed for
re-election and look forward to
serving another term as your State
Representative.









ROBERT TRAMMELL

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 8
Pd. Pol. Adv.









The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla.- Thursday, August 11, 1988 Page 5B

Thompson Temple Homecoming

Tw o Local M en N am ed to Council Thompson Temple Youth Depart- Sunday, August 14 at 11:30 a.m.


Griffin and Roberson Join Other Area Leaders In Injecting Experience


-Ralph Roberson, General Mana-
ger of St. Joe Container Company, and
Tini Griffin Assistant General Man-
ager of St. Joe Telephone Company
have been named to the Regional
Board of the Florida Council on
Economic Education. The announce-
ment was made in Tallahassee
Wednesday, August 3, at the Center
for the Advancement of Free Enter-
prise and Economic Education at
Florida State University by the
Executive Committee Vice Chairman,
Bob Crosby.
Since its inceptionin 1975, the




MINI

Board of Gulf C
The Board of County Commission-
ers of Gulf County, Florida met May
24, 1988 in regular session with the
following members present: Chair-
man Douglas C. Birmingham and
Commissioners Billy Branch, El-
dridge Money, Nathan Peters, Jr.,
and A.B. Traylor. Others present
were: Attorney William J; Rish,
Admin. Asst. Civil Defense Director
.l Larry Wells, Clerk Benny C. Lister,
Deputy Clerk Towan Collier, Road
Superintendent Bob Lester, Mosqiito
Control Director Sam Graves, Jr.,
Building Inspector DeWayne Manuel
and Sheriff Al Harrison.
The meeting came to order at 7:00
p.m.
p.Wells opened the meeting with
prayer and led the pledge of allegi-
ance to the flag.
: Upon motion by Branch, second
by Traylor, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved the minutes of May
10; 1988.
Don Schrect appeared before the
Board on behalf of the business-own-
ers at Cape San Bias, and requested
permission to place a sign, listing the
Cape's businesses, on the County's
property at the intersection of C30 and
C30E. Branch reported that he had
been contacted by Schreck, and that
he had informed him of the Board's
new sign ordinance, but they are
requesting permission to place the
sign on the County's property, not on
theiright-of-way. Upon inquiry by the
Chairman, Rish reported that the
Board can do whatever they wish.
Traylor moved the Board allow them
to place the sign on the County's
property, as long as it is off of the
right-of-way and does not obstruct the
vieWv of traffic. Money seconded the
motion, and discussed the exact
locAtion with Schreck. Branch sug-
gested Money and Manuel go to the
site-and designate an-area that- will
be suitable to Sohreck, but will not
interfere with any future plans of the
County. Money stated the sign should
not block the view of vehicles on C30,
Schteck stated he has studied this and
does not feel it will block the traffic's
view, but he would like approval of the
location before placement of the sign.
Rish discussed that should the County
have a need for that piece of property
in the future, the sign would have to be
moved. Schreck stated that he under-
stands this. Upon inquiry by the
Chairman, Schreck stated that he is
the one who is responsible for this
project, and that he has 100 percent
participation by the business-owners
of the Cape. Upon vote, the motion
passed unanimously. Birmingham
directed the Attorney to write a letter
to Schreck, notifying him of the
requirements the Board would .have
concerning placement of the business
directory on County property. He also
directed Money and Manuel to work
with Schreck to make sure the sign is
properly located. Upon request by
Branch. Schreck agreed to leave a list
of the cooperating businesses and
owners with the Clerk for the record.
Chairman Birmingham reported
that, Donna Drew, from the Gulf
County Health Department, is at the
meeting tonight concerning the Pri-
mary Health Care Program. He also
discussed that the Board has pre-
viously given their support for the
,Primary Health Care program, and
theyhAlso gave the Department of HRS
permission to construct the facility on
the iCounty's property at the end of
KnoWles Ave., at the last meeting. He
stated, however, that there have been
soma questions from Board members
and-from citizens concerning this
program. The Chairman reported that
he a ked Ms. Drew to come to the
mee ing and he requested the Board
aski jny questions they have, and to
iron but any pi'oblems they may have
with 'this program. A copy of this
discussion is on file in the Clerk's
office.
Ike Duren appeared before the
Board to receive an answer to his
request for a driveway permit on a
road/in Sea Shore Subdivision. Rish
reported that he believes it was
ascertained that the road was given to
the County by Mr. Costin and the
Doziers, with the stipulation that the
County would not build on it. He stated
that .he has not looked at a recent
survey, because he has not had one.
Birmingham reported that Duren is
requesting a driveway permit to
connect a road from his subdivision to
a road in the Sea Shore Subdivision.
Branch moved the Board allow Duren
to hook on to the road, provided it is a
county right-of-way. Traylor second-
ed the motion. Birmingham discussed


a letter that Duren agreed to'write,
stating he will be responsible for the
,repair of any damages he makes to
the Sea Shore road. Duren stated that
he has already given the letter to the
Board. Birmingham stated that a
copy obf Duren's letter needs to be
attached to a letter from the Attorney
which states that it is a County road.
Branch stated that his motion had
included that it must be a county


Florida Council on Economic Educa-
tion has provided various training
programs to Florida Students and
teachers to familiarize them with the
Free Enterprise system. These' pro-
grams have been designed to help the
school districts effectively meet the
legislative requirements of both the
1975 Free Enterprise and Consumer
Education Act, and the 1983 RAISE
Act. Through the efforts of the
Council, Florida has established itself
as the preerninant state in the nation
in economic education.
The basis for the success of the




UTES

county Commission
right-of-way. Peters inquired about a
hold-harmless agreement. Birming-
ham stated that we do not have one,
and that he is suggesting the Branch's
motion include that the Attorney shall
write a letter stating the road is a
County right-of-way. After discussion
by Rish, Duren agreed to sign a
hold-harmless agreement, with the
County. Birmingham gave the Chair
to Money, and amended the motion to
include the execution of a hold-harm-
less agreement, and the issuance of
the driveway permit based .on this
agreement. Peters seconded the
amended motion, and it passed
unanimously. Money returned the
Chair to Birmingham. Upon vote, the
original motion passed unanimously.
Dr. A. John Erickson, of the Gulf
County Health Department, presented
a proposed listing for new fee
increases for a small-number of their
clinic services, and requested the
Board's approval. He stated that if
approved, the new fees will go into
effect on June 1, and he also stated
that the increases in fees are due to
increases in costs, supplies, and
overhead necessary to provide these
services. Upon inquiry by Branch, Dr.
Erickson stated that the increased
prices are comparable with Bay,
Calhoun, and Franklin Counties.
Peters moved the Board approve
these fee increases. Traylor seconded
the motion, and it passed unanimous-
ly.
The meeting recessed for ten
minutes.
Lister discussed a request from
the County Judge for an increase in
his budget, in the amount of $5,600.00.
He stated that the County probation
fees increased from $15.00 to $30.00 in
January, which the Judge projects
will bring in additional revenue of
$3,600.00, which will cover all but
$2:000.00 of The needed $5600.00 The
Clerk stated-that the $2,000.00 would
have to come from the Reserve for
Contingencies in the Fine and Forfeit-
ure Fund. Rish reported that he has
reviewed the resolution necessary for
the $3,600.00 in probation fees. and he
has no problem with it. Peters moved
the Board approved the budget
amendment reque-, and adopt the
resolution. Tr.; lor seconded the
motion, and iL passed unanimously.
The Clerk discussed another request
from the County Judge, for an
increase in his Non-Payroll Salaries
Fund in the amount of $460.00. He
stated that the Board should do this by
decreasing the General Fund Reserve
for Contingencies Fund by $460.00,
and increasing the General Fund
Non-Payroll Salaries by $460.00. Tray-
lor moved the Board approve the
amendment request. Money seconded
the motion, and it passed unanimous-
ly. A copy of the amendment is on file'
in the Clerk's office.
Resolution 88-10 along with a
General Fund Budget Amendment
was adopted. A copy of them is on file
in the Clerk's office.
Lister presented an invoice from
Baskerville-Donovan Engineers, in
the amount of $1,550.00, for engineer-
ing services ending April 30th, on the
1988 Roadway Resurfacing Program,
for the Board's approval. Money
moved the Board pay the invoice.
Traylor seconded the motion, and it
passed with the following vote.
Birmingham and Money, Peters, and'
Traylor voted yes. Branch voted no.
Lister presented an invoice from
George Core, for title research done
as to the property owners on each side
of the Guilford Road, in the amount of
$40.00 (4 parcels at $10.00 each).
Money moved the Board pay this
invoice. Traylor seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously.
Lister presented 11 Court Orders
for payment, in the amount of
$1.461.12, in the case of the State of
Florida vs. Clyde M. Melvin. Lister
reported that the Judge would hear
any opposition the Board might have
to paying Inez Huckeba's witness
fees, stating it was her daughter's
expense for bringing her down here.
Money moved the Board pay all of the
orders except the one of Inez
Huckeba. Traylor seconded the mo-
tion. Harrison discussed the possi-
bility of writing the legislature for
help in paying these costs, and Rish
reported that this will be done after
the trial is over. Upon vote, the motion
passed unanimously. Rish requested
the Board temporarily pass the order
on Inez Huckeba, to allow him time to
inquire into this matter. Traylor
moved the Board approve the Attor-
ney's request. Money seconded the
motion, and it passed with the
Money and Traylor voted yes. Peters
voted no. Peters discussed that the


Public Defender's Office would nor-
mally have defended Melvin, but they
rejected his case, therefore he moved
the Board contact their office for
assistance in paying some of these
bills. Traylor seconded the motion,
arid it' passed unanimously.. The'
Chairman directed the Attorney to
(Continued on Page 8B)


Council's programs can be attributed
to strong working partnerships be-
tween the business and education
communities. "An understanding and
appreciation of tLe Free Enterprise
system and the operation of a market
economy is certainly a very important
part of a child's education." said
Roberson. The mission of the Region-


al Board will be to bring together a
joint effort of business leaders and
educators in this area to intergrate
economic education concepts into
classroom activities. The Council will
offer economic education courses for
teachers in kingergarten through
twelfth grade. and will sponsor
programs to be used in the classroom
for students.


Commodity Distribution

Schedule for August


U.S.D.A. commodities will be
distributed in Gulf County on
August 16 and 18 to those who are
eligible. Recipients will receive
two (2) months commodities on
these dates, therefore it is very
important that everyone bring a
bag or box.
Distribution will take place in
Port St. Joe at the Gulf County
Senior Citizens Building on
Tuesday, August 16 from 1:30
until 3:30 p.m. Distribution in
Wewahitchka will take place at
the Wewahitchka Senior Citizens
Center from 12:00 noon until 2:00


'p.m. Thursday, August 18.
Recipients must have a
current commodity card to
receive their commodities.
There will be no registration on
the days of distribution. If
anyone is uncertain of their
eligibility, they should call 227-
1735 or come by the commodity
office in the Gulf County Court-
house prior to these dates.
Wewahitchka residents may
coine to the Old Courthouse on
Wednesday, August 17 from 1:00
p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to certify for
commodities.


Schlickman Named All

American Post Commander
The Commander-in-Chief of the
Veterans of' Foreign Wars of the
,United States, Earl L. Stock of Ft.
Plain, New York, has announced that
William R. Schlickman, VFW Post
10069, has earned the distinction of VOTE
being named an All American Post PAUL
Commander for 1987-88.
Stock said, 'Commander Schlick-
ma is one of only 89 VFW Post
Commanders selected for All Ameri- WL
can status as the result of outstanding o :
achievement in membership growth, "Sousehead"
youth activities, Buddy Poppy sales
and community improvement pro- School Boart
grams.-
The competition involved about District 3
10,000 Post Commanders.
Schlickman and his fellow All
American Commanders will be feted
at a luncheon ceremony on August 21,
1988, during his 89th Annual National
VFW Convention being held in Chi-
cago, Illinois.


Completes Navy
Basic Training
Roger Paul Lee Beasley, Jr. has
just completed basic training in the
U.S. Navy, graduating with honors
and in the top 20 of his class. He was
an Assistant Yeoman with Company
135 Division 12 Great Lakes Recruit
Training Command, Great Lakes,
Illinois.
He is presently stationed at
Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Paul is a 1987 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School. He is the son of
Wanda and Reuben Farmer of White
City and Roger and Rita Beasley of
Port St. Joe.



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ment will be observing their first
homecoming program. Old members
and friends will be coming from far
and near to worship with the youth on


On Saturday, August 13 at 7:30
p.m. there will be a musical program
entitled "Choirs on Parade".
Everyone is coridally invited.


VOTE -
D.B.

"Don" PARKER

County Commissioner
District 5
Your Support Will Be Greatly Appreciated
Pd. Pol. Adv.




S. Win Again with Ken"

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Ken

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Today Is Last Day for Free



Student Athlete Physicals


Today will be the last day for
students interested in athletics at Port
St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High School to get free
physical provided by the Gulf County
School -Board and the Gulf County
Health Department. If students do not
attend the designated time, the
physical will be their own responsibi-
lity.
August 11, junior and senior high,
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. cheerleaders;
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. girls basket-
ball, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. girls



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softball and track; 11:00 a.m. to 12:00
noon lunch; 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
boys basketball; 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
baseball; 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
wrestling and weightlifting; and 3:00
p.m. to 4:00 p.m. track and golf.
Physicals will be given in the
gym. Students must have a parent
permission slip signed before they can


get a physical. Any students interest-
ed in any of the above activities should
have a physical at these times.
Students should bring their shot
records with them when they go to get
the physical.

Permission slips are available in
the front office of the high school.


- Public Notices -


BID NUMBER 335
The City of Port St. Joe, Florida requests bids
on One (1) 1989 or 1988 Police Vehicle. All bids
must be F.O.B., Port St. Joe, Florida.
Bids must be sealed in an envelope and plainly
marked "Bid Number 335". The City of Port St.
Joe reserves the right to accept or reject any or all
bids, waive any formalities and to choose the bid
deemed best to meet the City's needs. Bids must be
good for 30 days after opening.
Specifications may be obtained from the City
Clerk's Office, P. O. Box 278, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456. Bid opening will be held September 6, 1988,
at 8:00 p.m. E.D.T., in the Municipal Building at
the regular meeting of the City Commission.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
/s/ L. A. Farris
City Auditor/Clerk 2t 8/11 & 8/18
BID NUMBER W.W.T.P. 214-A
The City of Port St. Joe, Florida requests bids
on One (1) New F-250 Style-Style Pickup Truck. All
bids must be F.O.B., Port St. Joe, Florida.
Bids must be sealed in an envelope and plainly
marked "Bid Number W.W.T.P. 214-A". The City
of Port St. Joe reserves the right to accept or reject
any or all bids, waive any formalities and to choose
the bid deemed best to meet the City's needs. Bids
must be good for 60 days after opening.
Specifications may be obtained from the City
Clerk's Office, P. O. Box 278, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456. Bid opening will be held September 6, 1988,
at8:00 .p.ni. E.D.T., in the Municipal Building at
the regular meeting of the City Commission.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
/as/L. A. Farris
City Auditor/Clerk 2t 8/11 &8/18
NOTICE
The sealing of the voting machines for the first
primary which will be held on September 6,1988 is
scheduled for September 2, 1988 from 9:00 a.m.
-9:30 a.m. EST in the Gulf County Courthouse.
/a/ CORA SUE ROBINSON,
Supervisor of Elections
Gulf County It 8/11/88
REGISTRATION OF FICTITIOUS NAMES
We the undersigned, being duly sworn, do
hereby declare under oath that the names of all
persons interested in the business or profession
carried on under the name of FRED'S FEED &
SEED at 4705 N. Hwy. 71, Route 3, Box 320,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465, and the extent of the in-
terest of each, is as follows:
Fred J. Belosie ..................... 50% Interest
Marilyn C. Belosie .................. 50% Interest
/s/Fred J. Belosie
/s/ Marilyn C. Belosie
4t8/11/88
NOTICE
As of August 11, 1988, I will not be responsible
for debts incurred by anyone other than myself.
-DANIEL GAINOUS
4tp 8/11/88

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
Case No. 87-42
DORIS H. McDANIEL,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOE BEN MINCY and wife,
ELOUISE MINCY,
Defendant.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is given that pursuant to a final judg-
ment dated July 27, 1988, in Case No. 87-42 of the
Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in
and for Gulf County, Florida, in which DORIS H.
McDANIEL is the plaintiff and JOE BEN MINCY
and wife, ELOUISE MINCY are the Defendants, I
will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in
the lobby at the front door of the Gulf County Court-
house in Port St. Joe, Gulf County, Florida, at 11:00
a.m. EDT on August 30,1988, the following describ-
ed property set Mrth in the order of final judg-
ment: W
Commence at the Northwest corner of the
Southwest Quarter of Section 18, Township 5
South, Range 9 West, and extend a line Easter-
Sly along the North line of said Southwest'
Quarter for 754.7 feet to a point on the Eastern..
right of way line of State Road 71 for a Point of
Beginning. From this point of beginning turn
75'44' right from the line last described above
and extend a line Southeasterly along said
Eastern right of way line for 278.2 feet; then
turn 7507' left for 491.73 feet; thence turn 90100'
left for 568.79 feet to a 1-% inch iron pipe on the
Eastern right of way line of State Road 71;
then 104053' left along said right of way line for
21.8 feet to the point of beginning. This parcel
of land has an area of 3.53 acres.
BENNY C. LISTER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: IsI Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
2t8/11 & 8/18/88

BID NUMBER 334
The City of Port St. Joe, Florida, requests bids
for the following:
INSTITUTIONAL PACKAGE INSURANCE
POLICY
Specifications may be obtained from the City
Clerk's Office, P. O. Box 278, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456, or the Municipal Building, 305 Fifth Street.
Bid opening will be held September 06,1988, at
8:00 P.M., E.D.T. in the Municipal Building at a
regular meeting of the City Commission.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
/a/ L. A. Farris,
City Auditor/Clerk 2t 8/4/88
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 88-88


IN RE: ESTATE OF
LUCILLE McGOWIN MILLER
deceased.
NOTICE OF ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION
The ancillary administration of the estate of
LUCILLE McGOWIN MILLER, deceased, File
Number 88-88, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Gulf County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is Benny C. Lister, Clerk of Circuit
Court, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.
The name and address of the ancillary represen-
tative and the ancillary representative's attorney
are set forth below. *
SAll interested persons are required to file with
this court, WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE (1) all
claims against the estate; and (2) any objection by
an interested person on whom this notice was serv-
ed that challenges the validity of the will, the
qualifications of the ancillary personal represen-
tative, or the venue or jurisdiction of the court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
Publication of this Notice has begun on August
4,1988.
Ancillary Personal Representative:
JOHN R. MILLER, JR.
600 Belleville Ave.
P. 0. Box 436
Brewton, AL 36427
Attorney for Ancillary Personal Representative
JAMES E. HART, JR.,
P. 0. Box 912
Brewton, AL 36427


Telephone: 205/867-2405

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GU
FLORIDA
PROBA
Fil
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES BUSTER SKIPPER,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTER.
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABO
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INT
THE ESTATE:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
ministration of the estate of JA
SKIPPER, deceased, File Numbe
ding in the Circuit Court for Gulf C
Probate Division, the address of
County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Stret
Florida 32456. The personal repret
estate is Gene T. Skipper, whose
Forest Hill Drive #179, Fort Wort]
The name and address of the penrs
tative's attorney are set forth belor
All persons having claims or de
the estate estate are required, WITHIN
THS OF THE FIRST PUBLICATI
NOTICE to file with the clerk of th
written statement of any claim or
may have. Each claim must be in w
indicate the basis for the claim, the
dress of the creditor or his agent o
the amount claimed. If the claim is
date when it will become due shall I
claim is contingent or unliquidated
the uncertainty shall be stated. I
secured, the security shall be desci
mant shall deliver sufficient copies
the clerk to enable the clerk to m
each personal representative.
All persons interested in the es
copy of this. Notice of Administnr
mailed are required, WITHIN TH1
FROM THE DATE OF THE FIR
TION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any
may have that challenge the valid
dent's will, the qualifications of
representative, or the venue or jur
court.
ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECT
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BAR
Date of the first publication of
Administration: August 4, 1988.
/s/ Gene T. Skipper
As Personal Representative of the
Estate of JAMES BUSTER SKIPPER
Attorney for Personal Representati
Dayton Logue
P.D0. Box 2422
Panama City, FL 32402
Telephone: 904/763-4671

NOTICE TO CONTRACT
ADVERTISEMENT FOR
Sealed bids in duplicate will be
August 16, 1988 at 2:00 P.M., C.D.
Coast Electric Cooperative,
Florida, at which time and place
publicly opened and read aloud for
BUILDING ADDITION
GULF COAST ELECTRIC COOP
WEWAHITCHKA, FLOOR
JOB NO. 8821
The contractor shall furni
materials and equipment and shall
for the entire completion of this pro
Plans, specifications and contr
may be inspected at the office of
State Road 22, Wewahitchka, Flori
procurred by General Contractors,
of $30.00 per set of plans and sp
which the full amount will be ref
general contractor, who submits a t
deposits for other than one complex
and specifications will be refunded
to cover reproduction cost of $15.
documents must be returned in
within ten (10) days after the dat
bids.
Cashier's check, certified check
for not less than 5% of the amount o
company each proposal,
Performance, labor and mate
workman's compensation insuran
quired of the successful bidder.


Right is reserved to reject any or al
and waive technicalities.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for
thirty (30) days after date set for open
GULF COAST ELECTRIC COOPERATE
WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA
s/t Charles A. Gaskin, ARA
ARCHITECT
P. O. Box 7
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465 2t 8/
TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NA
Notice is hereby given that pursuant
Statutes 865.09, the undersigned intends
with the Clerk of Court, Gulf County, Fl
weeks after the first publication of this
fictitious name or trade name under whi
be engaged in business and in which sai
is to be carried on, to-wit:
COMPANY NAME:
MPH Enterprises
LOCATION:
P. O. Box 1043
ADDRESS:
P. O. Box 1043
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
OWNER:
Kenneth Parker


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE ST
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUN
Cas


Homemaker needed by Gulf County
Senior Citizens, 20 hr. week, Monday -
Friday. Call 229-8466 for details.
3tc 8/11
Calhoun Correctional Institution
Vacancy Announcement
Position: Educational Counselor -
Foren/Corr. Class Code: 4132, pay
grade: 016. Bi-weekly salary range:
$638.96 $1045.98. Closing date: Aug.
18, 1988 5:00 p.m.
Minimum qualifications: A
bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university and 1 yr. of pro-
fessional experience in education or
counseling. A master's degree from
an accredited college or university
can substitute for the required ex-
perience. Professional and nonprof-
essional experience as described
above can substitute on a year-for-
year basis for the required college
education.
Contact: Thatcher Courtney, Person-
nel Manager, P. 0. Box 2000, Blount-
stown, FL 32424. it 8/11
DIRECTOR OF NURSES
Immediate opening for Registered
Nurse to assume the position of Direc-
tor of Nursing in progressive long-
term care facility offering competi-
tive salary with excel. benefits &
possible relocation assistance. prefer
previous exp. in nursing service ad-
ministration; restorative and
geriatric nursing. Qualifying profes-
sionals with excellent verifiable re-
ferences may apply in person or send
resume to Apalachicola Health Care
Center, Inc., 150 10th St.,
Apalachicola, FL 32320. EOE/M-F/
H-C It 8/11


CLERK TYPIST
Position 49829, salary range: $371.61
l proposals -$585.32 bi-weekly. Minimum
a period of qualifications: 6 mos. of secretarial or
ng. clerical work experience, and attain-
rIVE i 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
4&8/11/88 Secretary Certificate:
ME Vocational/technical training in the
to Florida area of secretarial science or office/
to register business studies can substitute at the
orida, fourt rate of 60 classroom hours for each
notice, th
ch he wi month of the required work ex-
d business perience. A high school diploma or its
equivalent can substitute for the re-
quired work experience. COMPETI-
TIVE PROFICIENCY EXAM ON-
LY.
Location: Port St. Joe/Gulf. Submit
State of Florida application to:
Douglas M. Kent, 502 Fourth St., Port
4tp8/4/88 St. Joe, FL 32456. 227-1202. Closing
date: August 15, 1988. H.R.S. is an
ITEENTH, equal opportunity employer/affirma-
'ATE OF, tive action employer.
troy


e No. 88-13


IN RE: The Estate of
2t 8/4 &8/11/88 PHILIP NAPLES,
deceased.
UILF COUNTY, NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
*-OUT- ~ TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
ATE DIVISION DEMANDS AGP'NST THE ABOVE ESTATE
e Nmhber 88-99 AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED IN
STHE ESTATE:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the ad-
ministration of the Estate of PHILIP NAPLES,
ATION deceased, file number 88-13 is pending in the Cir-
CLAIMS OR cuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, Probate Divi-
OVE ESTATE sion, the address of which is GULF COUNTY
TERESTED IN COURTHOUSE, Port St. Joe, Florida 3241. The
Personal Representative of the estate is JERRY
ED that the ad- STOKOE, whose address is 203 Allen Memorial
iES BUSTER Way, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The name and ad-
r 88-99, is pn- dress of the Personal Representative's attorney
county, Florida, are as set forth below.
whiontyh Floridas Gulf All persons having claims or demands against
wt, PortSt. Joe, the Estate are required, WITHIN THREE (3)
sentave of the MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
address is 7800 PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE to file with the
h, Texasss 76140. Clerk of the above Court a written statement of any
h, Texrars71.en demand or claim they may have. Each claim must
onal represen- be in writing and must indicate the basis of the
mands against claim, the name and address of the creditor or his
THREE MONs a Agent or Attorney and the amount claimed. If the
ION OF TIS claim is not yet due, the date when it will become
e above court a due shall be stated. If the claim is contingent or
e above court a unliquid-ted, the na".re of the ,,n.ertainty s'.tll be
r demand they stated.Iftheclaimissecured,the security shall be
writing and must described. The Claimant shall deliver sufficient
namee and ad copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk
r attorney, and to mail one copy to each Personal Representative.
not yet due, the All persons interested in the Estate to whom a
be stated. If the copy of this Notice of Administration has been
, the nature of mailed are required, WITHIN THREE (3)
f the claim is MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
ribed. The cai- PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any ob-
of the claim to sections they may have that challenge the validity
ail one copy to of the decedent's will, the qualifications of the per-
sonal representative, or the venue or jurisdiction
tate to whom a of the Court.
nation has been ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
REE MONTHS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
ST PUBLICA- Date of the first publication of this Noticq of
objections they Administration: July 21, 1988.
ity of the dece-
f the personal /s/ JERRY STOKOE,
isdiction of the Personal Representative of the Estate
of Philip Naples, deceased.
IONS NOT SO /s/ THOMAS S. GIBSON
RED. 303 Fourth Street
I this Notice of P. O. Box 39
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(904) 229-8211
Attorney for Personal Representative
ER, deceased. 4t 7/21/88
ive:.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
2t 8/4 & 8/11/88 FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
Case Number 88-126
BARRIER DUNES DEVELOPMENT CORPORA-
rORS TION, a Florida corporation,
BIDS Plaintiff,
received until vs.
T. by the Gulf BRYAN BANTRY,
Wewahitchka, Defendant.
all bids will be NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: BRYAN BANTRY
N YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
PERATIVE tion to foreclose a mortgage on real property
mIDA situate in Gulf County, Florida described as
follows, to-wit:
sh all labor, UNITS 128, 42, 21, 195, Barrier Dunes as
be responsible described in Protective Covenants, Conditions
,ject. and Restrictions of Barrier Dunes dated July
ract documents 26, 1985 and recorded August 5, 1985 in Official
the Architect, Records Book 107, page 227, public records of
da and may be Gulf County, Florida.
upon a deposit YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your
ecifications, of written defenses, if any, to the action on
funded to each Petitioner's attorney whose name and address is
bid and all other THOMAS S. GIBSON, Post Office Box 39, Port St.
ete set of plans Joe, Florida 32456, on or before August 18, 1988 and
J less deduction file the original with the clerk of circuit court,
00 per set. All either before service on Petitioner's attorney or
good condition immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will
e of opening of be entered to the relief demanded in the complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this court on
ck, or bid bond the 15th day of July, 1988.
of bid, must ac- BENNY C. LISTER as Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf
County, Florida.
aerial bond, and By: /s/ Teresa A. Lynch
ice will be re- COUNTY SEAL 4t 7/21/88


HIRING! Government jobs your
area. Many immediate openings
without waiting list or test. $15,000 -
$68,000. Call (602) 838-8885, ext. 5783.
2tp 8/4

Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Excellent salary and benefit pro-
gram. Certification course offered in
facility. Contact Job Service of
Florida for application/interview.
229-8438. tfc 5/5

LICENSED PRACTICE NURSES
(or Graduate)
REGISTERED NURSES
(or Graduate)
Staff/supervisory positions in a 120
bed skilled and intermediate care nur-
sing facility. Utilize your skills to
manage Patient Care Services for a
group of residents/patients. Par-
ticipate in care planning and service
delivery.
In-service and other training pro-
grams provide opportunity to earn
nursing C.E.U. at Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. Scholarship opportunities
available.
Facility actively involves all staff in
creating a working environment that
is exciting, enjoyable and that pro-
vides opportunity for advancement.
RN start at $11.00/hr. LPN salary
competitive/negotiable. Excellent
benefit program: Health Insurance,
life insurance, credit union, paid time
off program.
Call Judith Howell, D.O.N.
BAY ST. JOSEPH CARE CENTER
220 Ninth Street
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
229-8244
or Call:
SANDIE SCOTT
JS/JTPA
206 Monument Avenue
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
229-8438
tfc 8/4






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. tfe 6/2
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
For Rent: Mini-warehouse storage.
For more information call 229-6200.
Mexico Beach: Lease clean 2
bedroom, 1 bath. Ch&a, carpet, unfur-
nished, very close to shopping &
beach. Reasonable. (904) 668-2110
work, (904) 386-6004 home. tfc 6/2


House on 7th St. 2 bdrm., large
family room, fireplace, large lot. Call
1-871-6404. ltp
Apartment for rent on Mexico
Beach, furnished, 2 bdrm., 1 ba. Car-
pet, all elec. kitchen, cen. h&a, cable
TV & water included. No pets. $285 per
month. Call 648-5903 from 9 a.m. to 8
p.m. tfc 8/11
On Mexico Beach, for rent to
responsible party. Nice & clean 2
bdrm. mobile home, c/a, $250 month
plus utilities & deposit. Call 648-5397.

Nice, clean 2 bdrm. 1 bath trailer,
fenced yard. Large lot. Call 648-5361.
tfc 8/4
2 bdrm. trailer, St. Joe Beach.
Deposit, no pets. Call 648-8211 after 6
p.m. tfc 84
Trailer spaces, Gulf Shore Court,
St. Joe Beach. 648-8211 after 6 p.m.
tfe 8/4
Patio home, 2 bedroom, 1 bath,
garage, Gulf Aire. 648-5897. 2tc 8/4
3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home, fenc-
ed back yard, nice neighborhood.
229-8547. tfc 8/4
Furnished 2 bedroom trailer for
rent and trailer lot. Call 227-1260.
4tp 7/21


Waterfront 2 bedroom, 2 b
aire townhouse on water. Furr
required. No pets. Call 229-655

2 bedroom, 1 bath furnished
at St. Joe Beach. Call 227-1825
p.m.


a. Gulf- 1986 Sunbird, 2 dr., p/s, p/b, a/c,
n., lease cruise, p/w, am/fm cassette. Tilt
53. wheel, velour interior. Reclining
tfc 7/21 seats, luggage rack, excel. cond. Take
over payments. Buying larger car.
d house 648-5435.
..f4.- A


D afer 4
tfc 7/21


Mexico Beach Contractor's
Special, avoid high motel bill, small
self-contained trailer, single or couple
only, no pets. $50 week. Utilities fur-
nished. 648-8289. tfc 5/19














(386-A)

Mexico Beach
Lots 40'x80. All hook-ups, electric,
water, septic, tel., cable TV,
natural gas. $65 a month lot rent.

R. W. BAKER (904) 648-8201


Furnished trailer at Overstreet.
648-5306. tfc 7/28
1 bedroom apartment, 1508 Long
Ave., Port St. Joe. Call after 5,
229-6825. tfc 6/9







1976 Fleetwood Cadillac, good
mechanical cond. $1,000. Call 227-1737.
1984 Chrysler, 1 owner, low mileage,
good cond. $4,600. 227-1851. 2tc 8/11
1975 Cadillac, runs great, $400 firm.
229-6933.
1980 Datsun station wagon with 1985
motor, good cond, $1,900. Kimball con-
sole piano, Singer sewing machine
with cabinet. Call 648-5658. 2tc 8/11
Jeep, 4wd, warn hubs, V-6, new
paint, roll bar, alum. running boards,
white letter tires. $4,500 obo. 229-6965
after 5 p.m. tfic 7/28
BUY GOVERNMENT seized and
surplus vehicles from $100. Fords,
Chevys, Corvettes, etc., in your area.
For info call (602) 842-1051, ext. 3390.
4t7/14


'85 Olds Cutlass Ciera, p.w., p.l., tilt
wheel, cruise, V-6, auto;, a/c, am/fm
cassette. $5,400. 648-8489. tic 6/2
1986 Astro CL mini van, gold and
tan, loaded. Call 229-8409. tfc 6/23
Attention Attention Attention
Need transportation but have repos;
bankruptcy or slow credit in some
cases we may be able to help. If you
have a reasonable down payment or
trade, a good job o' a long time resi-
dent of the area, we can arrange
financing, call today. Mary Gavin,
904/785-5221, ext. 123 ,or 1-800-342-
7131. tfc 6/9

1983 Nissan Maxima. As is. Taking
sealed bids. Send inquiries to: St. Joe
Papermakers Federal Credit Union,
Attn. Wesley Atkins, Box 236, Port St.
Joe, FL tfc 6/23

1985 Ford Van, fully customized,
air, stereo cassette, power windows,
locks, 4 captain's chairs, rear couch
folds into bed. 1 owner, less than
36,000 miles. In great condition.
229-8997, 8-5, after 5, 229-6343.


Go to Church Sunday .. Then




Join Us for Lunch

Henderson's Restaurant and Produce

309 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe





HIGHLAND VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH

Corner of Fourth Street and Second Avenue
Welcome Friend
SUNDAY SCHOOL ........................... . ...... 9:45 A.M.
WORSHIP SERVICE ........................... 11:00 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) ............................. 6:00 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday)M... ....................... 7:00P.M.
NURSERY PROVIDED JIMMY CLARK, Pastor


"A Place for the Whole Family"

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th Street Port St. Joe, Florida


SUNDAY
9:45 a.m ........ Sunday School
(for all ages)
11:00 a.m. ...... Morning Worship
6:00 p.m ..... Evening Worship


WEDNESDAY
6:00 p.m.......... Young People
7:00 p.m. ........ Prayer Meeting


Pastor: Fred A. Goebert Church Phone: 229-6707
Sponsor of Faith Christian School: Three year old kindergarten through Eighth Grade


..:?.:::.: :..:'s .:w .*................""


Pine Ridge Apartments

Garrison Avenue



NOW OPEN

1, 2 and 3 bedrooms, central heat and air,
wall to wall carpet.

RENT STARTS AT $175.00 PER MONTH


Applications may be picked up on site.


0-


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY HOUSING


tfc 3124


Experienced Railroad Personnel
for Out-of-State Employment

* Locomotive Engineers Diesel Repair Electricians
* Track Machine Operators Electricians
* Track Foremen E Signal Persons -
* Train Dispatchers Leading Signal Persons
* Crew Callers Tower Operators
* Diesel Repair Mechanics Signal Electronic
* General Clerks Technicians
* Scale & Weights Conductors/Brakemen
Repairmen Car Retarder Operators.
* Car Inspectors Shop Machinists
* Car Repair Persons Yard Clerks
1-800-521-5352
NO FEE
All persons must have railroad experience except general
clerical.










The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, August 11, 1988 Page 7B


Marvin Ave.: 3 bdrm., 1 bath con-
crete block house, carport & extra
utility bldg. $36,000. Owner will con-
Ssider certain terms or lease. Call after
4 p.m., 648-5289. 3tp 8/4
Moving, Reduced to Sell: 3 bdrm.,
liv. rm., den, 1 ba., screen porch, on 2
lots 75'x150' ea. Private wood fence.
Call for appointment, 648-5658.4tc 8/11
Wood frame house, vinyl siding, 3
;BR, 1 bath, carpet, gas heat, hot
water & stove, window a/c. 212 9th St.
Call 229-8315 after 4 p.m. 4tp8/11
Lots of Lots
4 lots located in Highland View,
$" 30,000 or sell separate. 2 lots adjoin-
ing 45x100 w/24x56 mobile home. Take
over payments on trailer lots $14,000.
Interested call 227-1209.
GOVERNMENT HOMES $1.00 (U
P -Repair). Foreclosures, Tax Delin-
Squent Property. Now Selling. This
area! Call (refundable) 1-518-459-3546
ext. H3372BC for listings. Itp
312 Madison St., Oak Grove. Proper-
ty is 90'x131'. Three bedroom, 1 bath
'frame house with separate den and
utility room, on corner lot. Call Cathy
daytime 227-1416. tfc 8/4
3 bdrm., 2 ba. brick home in Port St.
Joe. Formal LR and DR, den with
Stone fireplace, Ig. kitchen w/break-
fast bar and built-in appliances. Dou-
ble garage, large lot. Ceiling fans,
mini-blinds and much more. Assum-
able mortgage. $65,000.00. 229-6571
.after 5:00 2tp 8/4
Call 648-8359
Double wide/ch on paved street on 1
lot with. new septic tank, new hot
water heater, new gas range, city
.water, gas, 3 ceiling fans, walking
distance to water, cable hook up
w/converter. Need to sell! Guaran-
teed deed Hurry Hurry. $18,500
firm. First money gets it. Two weeks
-possession.
Reduced Price. 2 bdrm., 2 ba. lux-
ury piling home. Located in a C-zone
(non-flood zone), exclusive neighbor-
hood, bay access & gulf access in sub-
division, Peninsula Estates, Cape San
Bias. Also lots for sale, terms avail-
able (in same subdivision). Excellent
investments. Call 227-1689 after 6 p.m.
tfc 6/2
LOTS FOR SALE--On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
mi. south of Wewa. Owner financing.
Phone 229-6961. thru 3/89
House for sale: Nice 2 bdrm. home
at Howard Creek, $22,000. 227-1391.
tfc 5/19


RE A E S A EI C L A NS F R S L
FORASA


Mexico Beach, 2 bedroom, 1 bath
stucco piling home, cypress. great
room, 408 Georgia Ave. 648-8583.
tfc 5/5
Beautiful 1 acre and acre mobile
home or single family homesites
available. Owner financing with'low
down payment. Great close-in loca-
tion near St. Joe schools and
hospitals.
Contact: Jernyl N. Harper, Licensed
Real Estate Broker, 227-1428.
tfc 5/26
3 bedroom house on large lot,
Charles Ave., White City. Phone after
5:00,229-6825. tfc 3/10
Three 800 sq. ft. ea., 2 bdrm., 1 ba.
apartments. Good rental income. In
excellent condition, located 606 Wood-
ward. Call for appt. Phone 229-8385 or
227-1689. tfc 6/2
CREEK VIEW ESTATES
2 ACRE CREEKFRONT LOTS
100' x approx. 300' on beautiful Wetap-
po Creek. Shady lots with hardwoods.
Underground utilities. Limited to
single family homes. Low down pay-
ment, easy terms. 229-6031
tfc 3/31
3 BR, completely remodeled home;
Ig. lot, fruit trees, between St. Joe &
White City. Call 648-8664 week days,
weekends and evenings call 227-7468.
tfc 6/2
acre lots Creekview Estates.
Low down payments easy terms.
Located on Hwy. 386 near Wetappo
Creek. Call 229-6031
1983 14'x80' mobile home, 3 bd., 2
ba., 8' ceilings, ceiling fans, mini
blinds, plywood floors. On 2 acres with
10'x20' aluminum shed, located 4 mi.
from beach on the Overstreet hwy.
Price $45,000 or w/1 acre $37,500. Call
227-1640 or 227-1192. tfc 8/4

Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath home for
sale on Selma St., St. Joe Beach. Call
648-5315. tfc 10/8
4 bedroom, 3 bath home, central
heat & air, Ig. pool, well landscaped.
Appointment only. 803 Garrison Ave.
229-8630. tfc 7/28
3 bedroom, 2 bath, central heat &
air, with owner financing on Mexico
Beach. 1-871-5759. tfc 6/23
For Sale or Rent: 2 bedroom fur-
nished house at 110 2nd Avenue in Oak
Grove. 4tp 7/21
For sale in town: 2 BR, 1 bath, cen-
tral h&a, 134,000. Call 648-5415.
tfc 7/7


By Owner: in Gulf Aire, 3 bdrm., 2
ba. custom built home with over 2,000
sq. ft. living area. Includes security,
satellite & irrigation system. Less
than 1 yr. old. 648-5256. 3tc 7/28


WANTED

Wanted on consignment, Flea
Market items including furniture.
Call Mexico Beach. 648-9926. ltc 8/11



SITUATIONS
WANTED

I will clean your home. Have re-
ferences. Call Ginny at 229-8929.
tfc 8/11


Summer's Over
School Starts Monday!


Westinghouse refrigerator, med.
size, excel, cond. See or Mr. Dean, 419
18th St., phone 229-8681. $25.
2tp 8/11
Nearly new Frigidaire washer,
dryer and 18 cu. ft. refrigerator.
639-5850 after 8:00 p.m.
4 U.S. Royal Sealer tires, P215-75R-
15, good tread, punch proof, $20 ea. or
$75 for set. Two 10-sp. bicycles, man's
$15, ladies $10, need work. Call
648-5813.
For Sale at 807 Garrison Ave., 25"
Zenith colot TV, good working condi-
tion, asking price, .$100. 229-8013.
18' boat, 85 h.p. Mercury motor,
trailer, shrimp net, many extras,
$1,200. 227-1738. itp 8/11
14' fiberglass boat, 10 h.p. Johnson
motor & trailer, excel. cond. $800. Call
227-1737. ltc 8/11
Power pole with G.F.I. set-up for
underground service. $65. 227-1738.
ltp 8/11
Two 18 h.p. Evinrude outboard
motors, $175 for both. 227-1738.
1tp 8/11


14' fiberglass bass boat, trolling
motor & galv. trailer. Call 229-8421 or
see at 1011 Woodward Ave. $850 obo.
2to 8/4
Custom window designs, 441 Grace
Ave., Panama City. Your fabric or
ours. Decorating consultant. 904/
769-1259. 16tc 7/21
1 Skip concrete mixer w/2 cylinder
Wisconsin gas engine. 648-5790.
tfc 7/21
Old Packard piano, $350 OBO. Call
648-8176. tfc 7/21
To buy or sell Avon, call 227-1281.
tfc 6/9





Yard and Porch Sale, Saturday,.
Aug. 13, 303 7th St., H.V. Lots of small
size clothes, size 5 to 8. and more. 3
families.
Yard Sale, 1001 Woodward Ave.,
Saturday, Aug. 13, 8 till 2. Tools, chain
saw, weed eater, movie camera,
clothes & lots of misc. items.-


Big Yard Sale, 2 pc. antique living
room set (tapestry covered), con-
trasting wing chair, bedspreads, cur-
tains, country crafts, good clothes,
pictures, maternity clothes & much
more, 4 families. Friday and Satur-
day, 8:00 5:00. Graham residence,
end of Stebel Ave., White City.
Garage Sale, Howard Creek Park,
Plenty of clothes, furniture, misc. ap-
pliances. Saturday, Aug. 13 at 10:00
a.m. to 2:00.
Yard Sale: Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, 27th St. & Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach. Clothing, jeans & uniforms, 2
hide-a-beds, $25 ea.
Yard Sale: 9 a.m. till. Cancel if rain.
Several families, ga stove & refrig.,
both $100. Stereo, furniture, maternity
clothes, 7 to 14. Lots of infant clothes.
Also children's. Will sell refrig. &
stove before time if interested. 201
Madison St., Oak Grove. 229-8109.
Garage Sale: Friday, Aug. 12th,
8:30 a.m. 5,000 btu air cond., $125. 310
16th St. Corner of 16th & Long Ave.
227-1154. Rain or shine.
THE BOOK BOX
Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach Mini Mall
Paperbacks, V Price
tfc 7/7


TRADES Et SE~ ~RVICE


LEO'S LAWN CARE, Reasonable
rates, cut and trim. 648-8373. Also odd
jobs. 3tp 8/4

REMODELING Home 'or Business
New or Old, Let Me Do It All
17 yrs. exp. Free Estimates
Jim Scoggins, 229-8.120
tfc 8/4


C.R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root'
rake, front-end loader, lot clear-
ing, septic tanks, drain fields, fill
dirt.
Rt. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018
tfc6/2


CALL 648-5306
For Your
TRACTOR WORK NEEDS
tfc 7/14


PROFESSIONAL HOME &
CONSTRUCTION CLEANING
10 years experience
Please call Linda
648-5970 anytime
3tc 8/11


JOHN F. LAW
LAWYER 1-265-4794
22 Years Experience
Workers Compensation, Occupa-.
tional Diseases, Injuries and Ac-
cidents. No charge for first con-
ference.
tfc 6/2





There will be a stated com-
munication the 1st &' 3rd Thurs-
day of each month, 8:00 p.m.
W. T. Pierce, W.M., H. L. Blick,
Sec.



EXTERNAL
PRESSURE WASHING
by
James C. Parker
of

HOUSES: WOOD/CEMENT
HOUSE TRAILERS
CEMENT STRUCTURES
Phone (904) 227-7336
6tc 7/14


FOR

CLEAN


Carpets

& Upholstery
CALL
CUSTOM
CLEAN
227-1166


Baby sitting in my home, days,
nights and some weekends. Have had
classes thru HRS & have been finger-
printed. Well experienced, have
children of my own. Lg. fenced in
yard. Lots of love & good warm
meals. Call Robin 229-8109. 3tc 7/28

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meetings: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Closed Meeting: Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON
Sunday 4:00 p.m. & Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
For further AA information
call: 648-8121

BROOKS BARBER
STYLE SHOP
309 Monument Avenue
(Highway 98)
tfc 6/2



THE LAUNDRY ROOM
408 Reid Ave. 229-6954
Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. 8 p.m
Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Self service or drop/off
thru 12/87



[BRIGGS & STRATTON]


Authorized Dealer
Bob's Small Engine
Repair
St. Joe Beach, FL
Lawnmowers Chainsaws
Edgers Weedeaters Outboards
648-5106
tfc 6/2



SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS YOUR
TELEPHONE!








Sears Catalog Sales

227-1151
Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue tfc 7/7


SERVICES TO MEET YOUR
NEEDS
Carpentry, Plumbing, Remodeling
Sprinklers, Decks, Etc.
Mexico Beach to Cape 24 hr. call
Phone 648-8952
3tp 8/11



FAST ED'S
PRESSURE WASH CLEANING
Service Homes, Trailers,
Commercial Buildings, etc.
Ed Mosley, 227-1209
4tc 7/7



A-i ROOFING
Carpentry, Repairs,
Painting, Etc.
Ed Mosley
227-1209
RG0051215 tfc 6/2


We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade

Guns
Indian Swamp Campground
Highway C-387 Howard Creek
tfc 1/7/88



COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
Inc.
All Forms of Insurance
422 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899.,
.fc 7/7'



Wauneta's Accounting
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer St. Joe Beach
648-5043
17 Paid.


THE


GOOSE
CRAFTS


Now Open
130 Gulf St. St. Joe Beach
10 to 6, Tues. thru Fri.,
Saturday by appointment
Owners: Gayle & John Tatum
tfc 6/2



ST. JOE
CUSTOM BUILDERS




* Commercial Building
* Residential Building
* Cabinet Work
Gen, Con. RG 0033843
GLEN F. COMBS 227-1689
P. 0. BOX 456
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
thru 12/87


LITTLE COUNTRY
STUDIO
Portraits Weddings
Good pictures at good
prices!!
227-7469 tfc 7/7


L.j


I think it was something I ate.



kills bugs for up to
six months.
and saves you about $100 yearly
in costly pest control services.

Hurlbut Supply Co.
308 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida
tfc 7/7


NOW OPEN!

ANIMAL BEAUTY CARE
Pet Grooming
REASONABLE RATES

327 Santa Anna St., Joe Beach 648-8307



FREE ESTIMATES
B & H CONSTRUCTION &SIDING
Vinyl Siding Storm Windows
Roofing and Gutters

CALL DOYLE BROOKS
648-8646 6130 thru Auqust


HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
(904) 227-1450
FRANK HANNON, Broker
SALES ASSOCIATES
Margaret Hale 648.5659 Roy Smith
Broker/Salesman
Frances Chason 229-8747
Ann Six 229-6392 HOMES
New Listing, Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom,; bath masonry home with ch&a, double carport, located on
quiet street, 2 large lots, fruit trees & other extras. $65,000.
Port St. Joe, New Listing: Newly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home with deck & outside
storage. Comer lot, close to town, $24,000.
Port St. Joe: Charming older home on corner lot. 2 bedroom, 1'- bath, Florida room. Double car-
port, large storage room. Only $37,500.
White City: Well kept 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame house with pine siding, located on 2 75'x150' lots on
quiet paved street. Satellite dish, new pump, deck, new central heat & air, large storage building,
many extras. Only $32,000.
Port St. Joe: Large older home on 2 lots, $40,000.
White City: Completely remodeled 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home, screen porch, new pump, new
well. Assumable mortgage. Reduced to $29,000.
Gulf Aire: Prime location Gulf view. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, screen porch, decks, double car garage,
$135,000.
Mexico Beach: 3 bedroom, 1 bath house on nice comer lot, $50,000.
PORT ST. JOE: Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, central heat & air, breezeway, 12x16' outside
storage building, shallow well, good residential neighborhood. Only $48,000.
Port St. Joe: Good investment on this duplex. Owner will finance. $48,500.
Port St. Joe: Good starter home in convene l|catp. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Central heat & air,
carpets. Only $22,000. W EM
Port St. Joe: Attractive 3 bedroom. l1- bath home on quiet tree lined street. Has extra large kit-
chen, double car garage. Only $55,000.
Beacon Hill: Charming 2 bedroom cottage fully furnished including dishwasher, deep freezer,
washer, dryer, gas stove, refrigerator. Has new carport, fenced yard. Asking $45,000.
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
$49,500.
North Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom, 1 bath, remodeled kitchen, new roof. Now only $12,500.
St. Joe Beach: 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, nice shaded lot. $31.500.
St. Joe Beach: Extra large home 2 blocks from beach, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, new carpet, new kit-
chen. Now only $35,000.
LOTS
Howard Creek, New Listingl.7 acres mol of good hunting land, $9,500.
Port St. Joe, New Listing: Nice commercial lot 75'x150'. $11,500.
Port St. Joe, New Listing: 2 lots in nice residential neighborhood. $22,000.
White City, New Listing: 6 lots, $6,000.
St. Joseph Shores: Large tract of waterfront with 231' of highway frontage. $250,000.
Port St. Joe: Two choice 30'x90' lots oS rick wall rights on one side. Price reduced
to $16,00X. SC 4_ Wf
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
offer.
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive, $10,000.
St. Joe Beach: Price reduced on corner lot, $10,500.
St. Joseph Shores: 80' Gulf Front, Hwy. 98 to water.
Port St. Joe: Close to business district 50'x170', $8,000.
White City: Canal lot reduced to $28,000.
FOR RENT
Port St. Joe: 2 bedroom, 1 bath house, no pets. $275 per month.


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Page 8B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, August 11, 1988


draft this letter on behalf of the Board.
Lister discussed a letter from T.
Michael Tucker, C.P.A., stating he
will provide audit services for the
Board for the next fiscal year for
$24,500.00. The Clerk reported that the
amount was $21,000.00 last year, but
'the increased amount is still less than
some of the original bids received.
Rish reported that the Board has the
legal right to extend the contract if
they so choose. Traylor moved the
Board extend the contract for another
3-year period. Money seconded the
motion, and it passed unanimously.
Lister discussed a request for
early retirement from Martin B.
Davis (signed 5-19-88 dated to be
effective 1-1-88), and stated that the
Board needs to determine the exact
date of his termination. Wells report-
ed thatthe State advised Davis to put
1-1-88 on his application, but insurance
and retirement have been paid on him
through April. Money moved the
Board approve Davis' request for
retirement, effective May 19, 1988.
Traylor seconded the motion, and it
passed unanimously. Birmingham
directed Wells to write a letter to
Davis, notifying him of the Board's
decision in this matter.
Upon inquiry by Harrison con-
cerning further information about
possible beach accesses and exits at


and they feel the consent order is as
good as they can get it. He also
reported that unless the County
Complies with State regulations, the
landfill will have to be closed at the
end of this year. Upon inquiry by
Birmingham, Rish reported that the
part concerning south-end north-end
garbage hauling has been taken out of
the consent order. Upon inquiry by the
Chairman, Rish also reported that
more than one commissioner can be
appointed to a committee, without
violation of the Sunshine Law, as long
as they state when they are going to
meet. Rish stated that the Board must
either sign the consent order or file for
Administrative Hearing Procedure,
because the closure date is of utmost
importance at this time. Upon inquiry
and suggestion by Wells, Rish stated
that the Board should review the
consent order in final form, before it is
submitted. Birmingham recommend-
ed the Board accept the consent order
with the 12-31-88 closure date, but
reserve the right to review the final
consent order. Birmingham also
reported that if the consent order is
not signed, the Department of Envi-
ronmental Regulation will force the
County to close the landfill on 10-1-88.
After further discussion, Traylor
moved the Board accept the Chair-
man's recommendation. Money se-


County Commission Minutes

(Continued from Page SB)


Cape San Bias, Wells reported that he
met with representatives of the
Department of Environmental Regu-
lation and the Florida Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission last
Friday. He reported that he looked at
the County's property North of
Stumphole, and they also looked at the
likelihood of an access in the area. He
stated that he does not have a contact
person at this time because this is
Tyndall's property and he has to make
contact with them. Harrison also
inquired about the possibility of
getting access on the West side, near
the State Park, but Rish stated there
were accesses near the State Park,
but Rish stated there were accesses
there at one time, and they were torn
up so badly they had to be blocked off.
Harrison reported that he is having
more problems in that area than
anywhere else. Rish told Wells that he
feels Bill Grant and Earl Hutto can
help with this project, and requested
that he call them.
Harrison reported that a tornado
went through the Stumphole area
tonight. He stated that they have not
heard of any houses being hit, but one
lane of the road is covered with sand,
and the Road Departmet is on their
way out there to clear it.
Manuel informed the Board that
he will be out of town during the week
of June 5-10, attending the second
week of the Cathodic Protection
Course. ,
Mosquito Control Graves request-
ed the j,6rd give their permission for
the Mo'luito Control Department not
to haul garbage on Monday, May 30,
1988. Branch moved the Board
approved Graves' request. Money
seconded the motion, and it passed
with the following vote. Birmingham,
Branch, Money and Traylor voted
yes. Peters did not vote.
Graves reported that he is having
trouble getting the pipe in the ditch at
6th St., in Highland View, because the
mud is so boggy. He stated that Road
Superintendent Lester will not be able
to help because of their present work
load, and he just wanted the Board to
know that it is going to be a slow
process.
Wells reported the cost for a,
repeater, encoder, and card for the
console, and the antennae, cabling,
and installation for the new fire
department radio frequency would
total approximately $7,500.00 (com-
pletely installed). Wells reported that
he has discussed, with those involved,
that the Division of Forestry does not
use a repeater, however, they use
more antennae height than we have
available (approximately 400 feet
above sea level). He stated that he
explained this so the Board would
know that there are other options
available besides a repeater. Branch
moved the Board direct Wells to
pursue a used repeater, and if he
cannot find one, the $7,500.00 repeater
should be purchased from the new
budget in October. Traylor seconded
the motion, and it passed unanimous-
ly. Birmingham directed Wells to look
for a used repeater, and if he cannot
find one, to prepare the necessary
information to be available for the
next budget year. Wells reported that
Woody Powell, with the Division of
Forestry, stated he has not found any
radios yet. Birmingham stated that
Powell had told someone at the
Howard Creek Fire Department that
the Division of Forestry had radios,
but the Board had to request them.
Birmingham directed Wells to write
the Howard Creek Fire Department,
informing them of Powell's report of
no radios.
Wells presented a draft copy of
the Building Official Contract Agree-
ment for the Board's approval. Upon
motion by Traylor, second by Money,
and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the contract.
Wells discussed the Financial
Responsibility Resolution, which was
submitted to the Department of
Environmental Regulation, and he
reported that they had requested
some changes in the resolution. They
want to include the word closure, as
well as long-term monitoring and site
maintenance. He stated that he had
received the changes too late to get
them in the agenda packet, and
discussed them with the Board,
stating that since the Financial
Responsibility has already been ap-
proved, he will just need the Chair-
man's signature on the corrected
resolution. A copy of the Resolution
88-9 is on file in the Clerk's office.
Birmingham also discussed the
consent order for the Buckhorn
Landfill. Rish reported that he has
met with Branch, as well as Wells and
Mosquito Control Director Graves,


conded the motion, and it passed
unanimously. Birmingham directed
the Attorney to contact the Depart-
emnt of Environmental Regulation
and notify them of the Board action.
Birmingham then appointed Branch
and Traylor to work with Mosquito
Control Director Graves to come up
with a solution for handling the gar-
gabe on the north end of thecounty.
Upon request by Branch, the chair-
man directed Wells to write.the City of
Wewahitchka, informing them of the
Board's action concerning Buckhorn
Landfill.
Wells discussed a proposed con-
tract with the Department of HRS for
office space in the Wewahitchka
courthouse, stating the space will be
reduced to 638 feet, and the terms
would be for two years, with four
renewals. Wells recommended the
Board execute the contract, and
reported that a 120 day cancellation
clause is included. Peters moved the
Board accept Wells' recommend-
ation. Money seconded the motion,
and it passed with the following vote.
Birmingham, Branch, Money and
Peters voted yes. Traylor did not vote
(outside).
Wells discussed a letter received
from the Dept. of Transportation,
concerning the state of repair of
certain bridges in Gulf County, which
needs the Board's attention. Birming-
ham stated that all of these bridges
are supposed to be posted with
"Travel At Your Own Risk" signs,
and that the bids for materials to
repair the bridges have been taken.
He directed Wells to write Waddell
and inform him that bids have been
taken on the materials, "Travel At
Your Own Risk" signs have been
posted, a working schedule has been
set, and the Dept. of Environmental
Regulation permits have beeh taken
care of. Upon inquiry by the Chair-
man, Wells referred to a paragraph in
the letter stating that unless .these
bridges are repaired, posted or
closed, F.H.W.A. funds in Gulf County
may be withheld. Birmingham re-
quested Wells ask Waddell, in his
letter, when these repairs must be
complete, because he knows that one
of the bridges is going to take
approximately three weeks to repair.
Rish discussed that he, Branch
and Wells have still been trying to
negotiate an ambulance contract with
Gulf Pines Hospital. He stated that the
hospital claims they are losing
$40,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year on the
ambulance service and indigent care,
and they would like to get out of the
ambulance business. He reported that.
the hospital has agreed to keep the
ambulance service until October 1, if
the Board will give them an additional
$2,500.00 to $3,000.00 per month.
Branch stated that everyone should be
considering a way to get the ambu-
alnce service in the South end of the
County taken care of, because if the
hospital. keeps it after October 1, it
will cost the County more than they
realize. Rish reported that the hospi-
tal told him that 18 percent of the calls
received in the last month have been
from Mexico Beach. Branch moved
the Board grant the hospital an
increase of $2,500.00 per month, until
October 1, to provide the same
services they have provided in the
past. Money seconded the motion for
discussion. After discussion about our
ambulances servicing Mexico Beach,
the motion passed unanimously. Bir-
mingham requested Branch and Rish
get with the hospital to see if the
Board's proposal is acceptable with
them, and upon a request concerning
Mexico Beach being serviced, the
Chairman told them to use their own
discretion in this matter.
Lister brought to the attention of
the Board an urgent memorandum
from the Florida Association of
Counties, concerning proposed legis-
lation. The Board took no action.
Traylor moved the Board adopt a
resolution requesting the Dept. of
Transportation change the speed limit
to 45 mph from the, Dalkeith Road
(381) to the Overstreet Road (386).
Money seconded the motion, and it
passed unanimously. Rish presented
resolution 88-11 of which a copy is on
file in the Clerk's office.
Traylor moved the Board pay
$750.00 and furnish the dirt, to have
Capital Asphalt, Inc. repair the
shoulders of the Dalkeith Road while
they are paving the road. Peters
seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
Money discussed a request, from
Courthouse janitor Rex Andrews, to
take time off without pay, in order to
take his parents to Michigan. After
discussion, Traylor moved the Board
allow Andrews to take a 15 day


maximum leave of absence. Money
seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
Money discussed the Board Room
renovation, and stated that the air
conditioning unit is very noisy.
Birmingham requested that the com-
missioners do a visual inspection
tonight, because the final inspection
and approval will be Thursday at 9:30
a.m. Branch stated he would have to
inspect it later, he could not do so
tonight. Birmingham appointed
Branch, Wells and Manuel to attend
the final inspection on Thursday, and
invited the others to attend if they
wish. Money moved the Board allow
the commissioners attending to ap-
prove the final inspection. Traylor
seconded the motion, and it passed
unanimously.
Money discussed requests he has
received for anchors to be placed on
the boat ramp pilings, for boats to
temporarily tie to, and asked if Road
Superintendent Lester could place
anchors on these pilings. Branch
discussed that nothing heavy duty
should be used, that could cause
damage to the pilings. Birmingham
directed Money to get with Lester and
let him know exactly what he wants.
The Board had no objection.
Peters moved the Board adopt his
list of regulations, concerning the loss
of seniority, into the personnel policy.
Money seconded the motion. Upon
inquiry by Branch, Rish stated that he
has a due process problem with no. 3,
and requested the Board pass this
until later in the meeting. Money then
withdrew his second, and Peters
withdrew his motion until later in the
meeting.
Branch reported that Lester's
cost estimate for the purchase of
asphalt and gravel, needed to. pave
Knowles Ave. from Highway 71 to 10th
St., is $6,000.00. He stated that the
Mosquito Control Department uses
the road daily, and it is also frequently
used by the City of Port St. Joe and
Florida Power. Branch then moved
the Board allow the road department
to pave Knowles Ave., from the
County Road and Bridge Revenue
Fund. Traylor seconded the motion.
Money discussed the need for Lester
to coordinate his work schedule on
this project with the City.of Port St.
Joe, as they are planning to place
sewer lines down 10th St., in order to
avoid having to cut the newly paved
road. After further discussion crn-
cerning the quality of work the road
department does, the motion passed
unanimously.
Branch discussed a letter that
was in the last agenda packet from the
Highland View Fire Department
requesting a pump tanker truck. He
stated that he was approached by a
member of the fire department, who
requested that the Board acknow-
ledge their letter. The Board acknow-
ledged their letter for the purpose of
recording the official date of the
written request.
Branch discussed that Highway
22 is now urder the. Dept. of
Transportation's maintenance, but
the County has had work crews
cutting grass along this highway.
Birmingham stated that Lester is.
aware that it has been turned back
over to the Dept. of Transportation,
but he had obligated himself to some
jobs before he found out. After further
discussion, Birmingham directed
Wells to send Lester a memorandum
to remind him that the Dept. of
Transportation has taken back High-
way 22, and that the County does not
need to be working there.
Branch discussed a letter, from
the City of Port St. Joe, concerning
complaints they have received of
litter being discarded by 'the work
crews at the Pine Ridge Apartments
on Garrison Ave. Branch requested
the Board acknowledge the letter and
have someone to correct the problem.
Manuel reported that he took care of
this on Friday. He stated that the crew
cleaned both sides of the road today,
and that he had inspected it before he
came to the meeting. Birmingham
directed Wells to write the City of Port
St. Joe, notifying them that Manuel
talked to the crew and corrected this
problem.
Upon inquiry by Peters, Wells
reported that he received inform-
ation, on the proposed legislature
concerning septic tanks, after the
agenda packet was completed. He
stated that he would make copies
available to the commissioners that
wanted to review it before the next
Board meeting.
Upon motion by Peters, second by
Traylor, and unanimous vote, the
Board agreed to adopt the following
regulations concerning the loss of
seniority, into the personnel policy.
Branch stated that he is voting yes
based on the grounds that there are no
legal questions, which could result in
lawsuits.
County employee's seniority shall
terminate if an employee:
Quits his job,
Is absent for three days or more,
without a reasonable explanation for
his absence, or
Is absent due to illness of injury
for 12 consecutive months, or 18
consecutive months if the injury is
incurred while on the job. Provided,
however, when justice dictates, the
Board may reinstate the seniority for
such person upon his return to work.
Birmingham discussed an ease-
ment received from citizens at Stone
Mill Creek, allowing the Board to use
their property, when the Stone Mill
Creek Road was being constructed.
He stated that these people are having


trouble with the public using their
property, and requested the Board put
down posts, with signs stating "This
Road Is Not Public Property." The
Board had no objection to the Road
Department placing the posts and
signs on the property.
Birmingham directed Wells to
write the Dept. of Transportation,
requesting use of some -of the
right-of-way under the bridge at
Overstreet, for construction of the
park that the Board has agreed to put
in. The Board had no objection.
Birmingham reminded everyone
that the final inspection of the Board
Room renovation project will be
Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
There being no further business,
the meeting did then adjourn.


Drought May be Unlikely


Ally to Fla. Cattlemen In Future


Kunkle suggested that producers who
want to delay selling could also
consider alternative feeds, such as
leftover hay, straw from harvested
small grains or drought-damaged
corn, and vegetable crop residues.
Using broiler litter is another alterna-
tive feed possible in some areas of the
state, he said.
Delaying sales may be difficult,
but the current economic situation
seems to favor that option if a
producer has the resources to carry it
off, said John Holt, IFAS economist.
"The market during the past
three years has favored lighter weight
cattle. But during droughts when feed
prices rise, heavier weight cattle are
generally favored, and the price
premium for lighter cattle usually
shrinks," said Holt. He added that
because of some flexibility caused by
favorable forage conditions in the
state, "Florida producers have a
chance at making some money, with
beef cattle, given the facts that cattle
numbers are short and prices are
staying higher than they were in the
early '80s."
IFAS extension livestock market-


ing specialist Jim Simpson 'believes
that 1988 is the year for Florida cattle
producers to watch the market.
"I recommend Florida cattlemen
consider holding calves as long as
they can this fall and sell when the
drought ends and prices pick up,"
Simpson said.
While the South is experiencing
lower-than-average rainfall, however,
the number of cattle produced is
holding steady. That means, said
Simpson, that Florida ranchers may
benefit since the economic repercus-
sions of liquidating Midwestern herds
will be felt for the next two to three
years.
He explains that the industry is
now in the rebuilding phase of the
cattle cycle, which means that some
breeders are holding back females,
driving up prices in the short term.
Florida cattle could be in high
demand to provide the breeder stock
for rebuilding the Midwest herds, said
IFAS beef specialist Bob Sand.
"When the rains begin again, and
they will, there's going to be a demand
for cattle to replenish the Midwest
herds," Sand said.


If Florida cattle producers can
withstand possible short-term profit
losses and delay selling cattle, the
Midwest drought may prove an
unlikely ally despite higher feed
prices, say beef experts at the
University of Florida's Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences
(IFAS).
Delaying cattle sales until prices
increase may be a good course of
action for the Florida producer to
consider, if there is enough pasture
for the animals, said William Kunkle,
IFAS extension beef specialist. With
the current increase in corn prices, a
Florida cattle producer could lose $7
fbr a calf, $12 for a 400 pound animal,
and as much as $50 for a yearling, he
said.
"Of course, marketing project-
ions are never perfect and economic
circumstances vary with individual
producers," emphasized Kunkle.
IFAS researchers agree that
delaying sales isn't a simple decision
because holding calves longer re-
quires adequate pasture for grazing
and the economic resources to sustain
the enterprise until the cattle are sold.


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