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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: September 15, 1988
Frequency: weekly
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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


USPS 518-880
FIFTY-FIRST YEAR, NUMBER 3


Industry-Deep Water Port-Fine People-Safest Beaches In Florida
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1988


250 Per Copy


ealth Matters ccupy


Commission


Tuesday


HRS Doctor Resigns; Health Care Physician

Introduced; Ambulance Problem Is Aired


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At about 5:00. p.m. Friday afternoon, cars were already finding it touchy going on Highway 98


Flooding

Heavy rainfall caused flooding in several parts of
Port St. Joe Friday of last week, when the heavy
precipation of a front riding the outer fringes of tropical
storm Florence lashed the Gulf County area.
Gulf County Sheriff's Department spokesmen say
the flooding situation also existed in Wewahitchka,
which caused the closing of Highway 71 and State Road
22 in several spots in and around Wewahitchka.
"We had Highway 98 closed to traffic because of
flooding around the River Road and Church Street
areas", Sheriff Al Harrison said. "Highway 22 had
a couple of places where it was flooded and made driving
hazardous", he continued.
Here in Port St. Joe, virtually all of the downtown
area had flooding of some degree. Water entered several.
places of business along Williams and Reid Avenues, due
to the inability of the,.rainwa.ter to run off fast enough.
Highway 98 was flooded and had traffic detoured
from Fifth Street to the overpass. The highway was
flooded entirely near the railroad crossings into St. Joe
Forest Products Container Division plant. At times the
water was too deep for a vehicle to run through it. The
highway was flooded around the drain water intakes at
intersections all the way to Fifth Street.
City public works director, Martin Adkison said,
"The flooding was caused from a combination of things,


Caused by Heavy Rains

primarily too much water in too short a time for our
drainage system to handle it. Since our surface water
goes into St. Joseph Bay and the tide was higher than
usual at that particular time, it impeded run-off water
from entering the bay".
The high waters caused more inconvenience than it
did damages. One of the main inconveniences was that
Highway 98 was closed to traffic in the flooded area from
0
Mrs. Emily Simmons reported to The Star that a
total of 5.9 inches of rainfall fell from 8:00 am, Friday
until 8:00 a.m., Saturday. The greatest portion of this
rainfall was within two hours Friday afternoon.-
The rainfall was less than the amount which
flooded St. Joe Beach three weeks ago, but, like that
flooding incident, a lot fell in a very short while,
overtaxing the drainage facilities.
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5:00 Friday afternoon to 2:00 a.m., the next morning
because of the flooding. Through traffic was re-routed
through Industrial Road to Highway 71, then to Highway
98 again.
Saturday morning, all the flood waters had
subsided, even though the rains were still coming down
at a slower rate.


All flooding wasn't confined to downtown Port St. Avenue. The water is already covering the road and the
Joe. This photo was taken during the heaviest of the sidewalk.
rainfall at the intersection of Highway 98 and Monument -Star photos


The County Commission took a
respite from the solid waste problem
Tuesday and dealt for a while with
medical matters in the county.
First, the commission had their
public health doctor, Dr. John Erick-
son, turn in his resignation, effective
October 1. Dr. Landis Crockett is
taking over Dr. Erickson's duties
temporarily. Dr. Erickson spent two
and a half days in Gulf County in a
share arrangement with Franklin
County.
Nancy Lanahan, director of the
Gulf County primary health care
program, introduced Dr. Robert
Morgan, saying he would be the
doctor to provide the primary care in
Gulf County, under the new state
program.
Dr. Morgan said it would be his
intention to provide a full family type
medical service to indigent patients.
There was no mention of when the
service would begin.
In another medical matter, Jo
Anne Wilson, director of the south
Gulf county ambulance service ex-
plained rumors concerning non-use of
the "jaws of life" in a recent accident
were untrue. "The jaws were used to
their full capability. It's necessary,
sometimes to make a place for the
jaws to grip with a smaller tool. I feel
this use was what spurred the
rumors."
She said the tool is inspected
regularly, but pointed out medical


Final Budget

.Hearings Start

This Afternoon
Final public hearings on various
budgets financed by Gulf County tax
payers will begin this afternoon and
continue through Thursday of next
week.
The hearings are the final phase
of a system started with the mailing
out of TRIM notices which went into
the mail the first of the month, when
10,000 of the notices were sent to tax
payers, notifying them of what their
taxes will be under current budget
considerations.
No government subdivision may
raise the amount of taxes higher than
those listed on the TRIM notices
without again notifying the tax payer.
The rates can be lowered, however,
without public notice.
The first of the hearings will be
this afternoon in the Gulf County
Commission board room, when the
county budget final adoption will be
considered at 5:01 p.m. At the same
time, the Water management district
will be meeting in Fort Walton Beach
City Hall to consider their budget,
which Gulf County tax payers help to
fund.
Monday afternoon at 6:00 p.m.,
the Port St. Joe City Commission will
hold its public hearing before final
budget adoption. The hearing will be
held in the meeting room of City Hall.
The City Commission of Wewa-
hitchka will be meeting Tuesday
afternoon at 6:00 p.m., in the City Hall
for its hearing.
The Gulf County School Board will
consider its final budget figures in a
hearing next Thursday, September 22
in the Board's meeting room in the
courthouse.
The hearing will begif: at 5:15
p.m.


Clyde Melvin Trial Underway In Pensacola


It took a week to decide an
impartial jury couldn't be selected in
Port St. Joe to try Clyde Melvin for a
triple murder back in May. It took just
one day to select a jury of nine women
and three men in Pensacola Monday,
with the trial arguments beginning on
Tuesday.
Wednesday, the prosecution,
headed by States Attorney Jim
Appleman, is expected to wind up its
witnesses and the defense begin its
presentations today.
According to information receiv-
ed from Pensacola yesterday, it is
evident-even with their questioning
of prosecution witnesses-defense at-
torney Henry Barksdale is not deny-
ing Melvin's role in the Port St. Joe
Courthouse shooting, but will attempt
to prove that Melvin was insane at the
-moment of the shooting.
Circuit Judge W. L. Bailey,


attorney Tom Ingles and Peggy White
Paulk were killed and Melvin's es-
stranged wife, Inez Huckeba was
wounded in the shooting which
erupted after Judge W. Bailey had dis-
missed a petition which would relieve
Melvin of a need to pay alimony.
In the trial Tuesday, Mrs. Inez
Huckeba Melvin testified that Melvin
rose from his seat, shut the hearing
room door and drew a .357 magnum
pistol after Bailey read his decision.
Huckeba further testified that
Melvin shot at Judge Harper and shot
attorney Ingles, when Ingles grabbed
him from behind in a bear hug in an
attempt to overpower him. She said
Paulk was shot as she came up the
stairs which enter the second story
hallway adjacent to the hearing room.
Huckeba testified that Melvin was
pursuing her down the hall, when
Paulk came up the stairs and was shot


by Melvin.
Melvin shot several times at
Huckeba while chasing her through a
hallway. Huckeba said she made her
way into a hallway which connected
the courthouse to the jail and Melvin
followed. The witness said when
Melvin caught her he said, "Now it's
your time", pulled a .22 pistol and
shot, striking Huckeba in the head,
wounding her. At about this time,
Sheriff Al Harrison came around the
corner of the courthouse and shot
Melvin in the neck. Huckeba said she
gained possession of Melvin's gun and
threw it over the parapet of the jail
roof.
Sheriff Harrison testified he did-
n't know at the time that he was
pursuing Melvin there had been three
killings in the courthouse. "I just
thought he was threatening his wife
with a gun after shooting two or three


times. I didn't find out until I arrested
him on the roof that the three people
had been killed", he testified.
Bob Moore, who was Melvin's
attorney at the time, said when the
shooting started, he left the hearing
room through the judge's chambers
and began warning people to lock
their office doors because a man had a
gun. Moore said he did not see the
actual shooting.
The defense is apparently trying
to establish the fact that Melvin was
provoked by circumstances in the
room into firing his gun. The state is
attempting to prove that Melvin
deliberately planned to shoot the
principals involved in his divorce and
took his two pistols into the hearing
room with that intention.
Today the defense is expected to
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technicians are usually busy tending
the patient and can't get to the "jaws"
as quickly as some would like. "We
don't have the personnel available to
provide medical care and rescue
operations in some applications", she
said.
DRAINAGE REPORT
A Baskerville-Donovan represen-
tative told the commission they had
started making a survey of drain
needs in the St. Joe Beach area prior
to making suggestions about what
needed to be done in the area to
prevent flooding.
"Our preliminary study show the


rain storm of three weeks ago fell in
the 50 year storm category and could
well have been a 100 year storm
experience", he said. He said the best
estimate of the amount of rainfall was
"at least six inches in a two and a half
hour period, which would have been a
50 year storm event. If the rainfall had
been seven inches, it would have been
a 100 year storm event", he said.
Chairman Doug Birmingham
charged the BDE engineer to advise
the county how to handle the water
situation now, "not like the area was
(Continued on Page 3)


Beach Council Takes

Action to Set Recall
A second round of signatures on petitions to recall Mexico Beach city
councilman Bill Horn was certified last week and presented to the City
Council Tuesday night for their action.
According to City Clerk, Pat Hutchinson, the city of Mexico Beach
will now instruct their attorney, Paul Komarek to request a special
election of Circuit Judge Russell Bowers. Hutchinson said the
Commission is hopeful of being able to hold the recall election on
Tuesday, November 8, if the petition is granted by Judge Bowers.
November 8 is the general election date and the regular municipal
election date for Mexico Beach.
If Bowers is removed from office by the recall election, the
Commission would then have 30 days to name a successor to serve the
remaining one year left on Horn's term in office.
The recall election petition process was started after Horn charged
Councilman Al Cathey, City Manager, John McInnis and Police Chief Jeff
Sellers with conflict of interest actions. McInnis and Sellers have since
had their charges dismissed by the state ethics commission and Cathey's
charges still must be considered.
Former Mayor, Bob Hale started the petition action with the
approval of several former mayors of the beach community. Hale
charged that Horn's actions had been irresponsible, without foundation
and had severely damaged morale among city personnel.


Cecil G. Costin, Sr., left, is given a piece of birthday cake by Citizens
Federal chief operations officer, Greg Johnson.

Happy Birthday Mr. C.
Cecil G. Costin, one of the first residents of the resurrected city of Port St.
Joe in the early part of this century and a long-time business man of Port St.
Joe, observed his 91st birthday Tuesday, in a hale and hearty fashion.
Costin, who came to Port St. Joe in 1910, was the subject of a small
reception Monday afternoon at Citizens Federal Savings and Loan Association,
which he helped found and has been the only president the thrift association has
ever had.
Costin still comes to work every day and spends most of the working day
active at his duties.
In remembering some of his former days and the older days of Port St. Joe,
Costin said Monday, "I've only been in a hospital once in my life for a few days
back in 1938. I never have had a headache and I have no physical problems I
know of".
Costin said when his church honored him as their oldest member by giving
him a Bible, he said, "Preacher, I have plenty of Bibles. It looks as if I'm going
to have this position for at least the rest of this century. Could you maybe save
up some of these yearly prizes and give me one large prize of say, a color TV?"
Costin remembers having to spend two days on a trip to Wewahitchka and
back by horse and buggy and having to meet and return grocery salesmen from
the ferry at Farmdale and returning them so they could catch the train in
Panama City, after working grocery stores there. Farmdale is on the Tyndall
reservation at the east end of the road labeled "Farmdale Road". There was no
bridge across the bay at that time.
Costin is making no plans to retire.


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Editorials and Comments


THE STAR
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,1988


Congratulations..

Frankie Mills
We had a candidate seeking election in Gulf county who
didn't survive the first primary.
Why do we mention him then? We mention him here in
these columns because, even though he didn't survive the first
"cut" of candidates, he set an example for every candidate still
in the race and all the others who, with him, were defeated last
Tuesday.
Every Wednesday, we circle the county, tending the many
news stand locations for distribution of The Star (one of the
chores one gets to do when he operates a small town weekly)
and we noted the signs of this particular unsuccessful candidate
had already been taken down.
Sheriff's candidate Frankie Mills didn't get as many votes
as he wanted Tuesday, but he is a winner in our book for his
actions the first thing Wednesday. He circled the county and
either took or had taken down a large number of signs nailed to
trees, utility posts, stuck on posts in the ground, etc. Almost
everywhere one went, there had been a Frankie Mills sign.
Wednesday afternoon, we saw two still up-one on the property
adjacent to the Port St. Joe branch of the Wewahitchka State
Bank and another at the intersection of Long Avenue and Tenth
Street here in Port St. Joe.
We feel sure Mr. Mills just missed these two signs
considering the large number he had already removed and will
have these two down after he reads this, if, indeed, they are still
up by Wednesday afternoon of this week.
The county is covered by signs of every shape, size and
description. Attention has been called to a need to have them
removed this year as never before. The DOT and Florida Power
even put out notices to keep political signs off highway rights of
way and utility poles. Most of this was to no avail, since some
who would administer and make our laws for us have flaunted
the law by placing their signs in road rights of way and on utility
poles.
The two who sounded warnings concerning political signs
have practiced restraint toward signs being placed where they
were not wanted, so we trust the candidates will show the same
courtesy for other's property and remove their signs when they
are through with them.



Why Is It?

The City Commission vocalized one of the most common
complaints heard in Port St. Joe the other day. Since they
voiced it, the street and barber shop conversation has been at a
virtual roar over the problem after being murmured for the
past several years.
Why is it we can't have a permanent postmaster here in
Port St. Joe? That's a legitimate question. Why is it?
During the past 10 years, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola and
Wewahitchka all have had their postmasters retire. Ours was
first, when Chauncey Costin decided to step down a few years
back. Then just a couple of years ago, the postmasters at
Apalachicola and Wewahtichka also retired. Apalachicola
and Wewahitchka both have full time, operating, responsible
postmasters.
Port St. Joe has had nearly a dozen "officers in charge"
over the past few years and still no permanent postmaster to
take over the local duties.
We can't really blame the local Post Office force, or even
the temporary directors of the service here, but during this
time, the service has become less than unsatisfactory.
We believe that with the naming of a permanent, resident
postmaster to run the office, we would have more acceptable
service out of our mail business.
Our City Commission has officially said as much to our
delegation to Washington, D.C., and, hopefully, as the result of
their intervention, the service will improve.
One of the things which would improve tremendously, along
with a permanent director, would be making a change in the
ruling which requires a letter mailed from one end of the block
to the other from being sent to Panama City to be "cancelled".


Hunker Down with Kes


Be-Bop-A-Lula


My little brother is forty years old
today. That's my little brother! I was
sitting here pondering on that this
morning and you know, Dave, forty is
not so bad and the Lord knows it's
been fun but I can't for the life of me
figure out how we got here so fast.
Why, just yesterday, Ray Price
and Webb Pierce were swapping out
number one's on the country charts.
Every town had a railraod station,
athletes didn't change their names,
Playhouse 90 was live and remember
how we laughed when that talk of
sending men to the moon started up.
Roy, Gene and Hoppy were busy
every Saturday afternoon, Tarzan
could talk to the elephants and
outswim alligators and the Lone
Ranger hadn't even thought about be-
ing syndicated. Folks rocked on the
front porch late in the afternoon -
folks had front porches.
Everyone liked Ike, Bill Haley,
encouraged us to "Rock Around the
Clock", Fats had us up on "Blueberry
Hill", James Dean was wooing 'em
somewhere "East of Eden" and
nobody dared to cook your cheese-


burger before you ordered it. You
remember Dave, Captain Midnight
wore the leather jacket, not Indiana
Jones, centerfield was patrolled by
Willie, Mickey and the Duke, Coke
came in a small bottle and cost 5c,
beatniks were far out man, and
nobody had nightmares about Elm
Street. Kuwait hadn't bought its first
oil tanker, the store brought the milk
to your front door, you had to wind
your watch everyday and in August
churches passed out those fans with a
picture of Jesus on the front and the
name of the funeral home on the back.
Dave, we're talking of the days when
suspenders held up your pants instead
of being a fashion piece.
In cars, bigger was better, the
guy who sliced the bologna in the back
owned the store, we saw John Wayne
make it "Back to Bataan" for 15%, the
Middle E wat wasOhio and Indiana, we
worried about Dobie Gillis each week
while Broderick Crawford reminded
us to leave our blood at the Red Cross,
not on the highway. It was Woody
Woodpecker or Tom and Jerry before
the feature came on, we found out


by Kesley ColbE

what a Sputnik was, Dinah implored
us to see the U.S.A. in our Chevrolet
and everyone knew about the Korean
War we just didn't know how funny"
the doctors were. Seventeen college
kids in Minnesota stuffed themselves
into a telephone booth, they hauled the
dudes out to the ranch in that station
wagon with the wood panels on the
side, we got to see the top half of Elvis
on the Ed Sullivan Show and we didn't
understand that cold war stuff but
we kept our mouths shut and we kept
digging. And I remember you asking,
"Why would anyone want to eat a gold
fish?"
Joe and Marilyn what a match,

Letters to Editor:


1' "

COL -'

COLBERT


Army's football team could beat
somebody, the Edisel was alive, J.
(Continued on Page 3)


Says Parts of Peninsula Are

Subject to Serious Erosion
Letter to the editor: have been lost and much less property
Several years before Mt. St. destroyed if people had taken notice of
Helens erupted, two young geologists the geologists' report.
predicted the dormant volcano would Many times in the last thousand
erupt in the near future. Though man years St. Joseph Peninsula has been
can do nothing to control the powers of
nature, perhaps fewer lives would (Continued on Page 3)


ITETAOIN SHRDLU. 2.'


'By: Wesley R. Ramseym


Conditions Were Ripe for Us to Have A Flood Last Friday


IF WE DIDN'T have some
flooding during the week end, I'd
consider Gulf County the luckiest
county on the Florida coast, after all
the rain we had received by Friday
afternoon, when this was written, and
were predicted to have the remainder
of the week end.
And, with fledgling hurricane
Florence dancing around off the
Gulf coast Friday afternoon, waiting
for an opportune moment to come
ashore, we're bound to have plenty
more rain over the week end to go
with what we had already received
up to noon Friday.
It's times like this we are
susceptible to have our floods here in
Gulf County and if we don't have one,
we can consider ourselves lucky.
This first hurricane of the season
was being billed as not much of a


hurricane as hurricanes go.
Winds still were not up to
hurricane force by Friday afternoon,
but "tropical storm" Florence was
beginning to peg out in wind speed and
become an official if riot a particularly
dangerous hurricane.

WHAT IS DANGEROUS to some
might not be dangerous to others and
vice versa.
The news cast bulletins on Flor-
ence Friday afternoon stressed the
"mild" adjective in describing Flor-
ence, and since the winds still hadn't
reached official hurricane .speed of 74
miles per hour, I suppose you could
call it "mild".
But, if you are in the path of a
"mild" 70 mile per hour tropical
storm, it's not a particularly comfort-
able feeling.
If you live in the path of one of
these tropical storms, you are a prime


candidate for flooding.
Even the animals had moved to
safety Friday, getting set to ride out
this "mild" hurricane.
Our outside white cat-not to be
confused with the black bob tail wh6
just came visiting and stayed-knows
how to prepare for even the "mild"
hurricanes.
Our outside white cat didn't even
come inside when Kate came calling.
She stayed outside, used her wits and
stayed high and dry and didn't get a
tuft of his white coat ruffled by the
blow.-
Friday, I opened the door on the
west side of the house and there was
the old outside white cat, curled up in
the doorway, out of the rain, out of the
wind and warm as toast.
While the rest of us watched the
storm's progress, the cat was getting
in-you guessed it-a cat nap!


ALTHOUGH STORMS TEND to
frighten some people, especially
women and little kids, storms don't
faze football teams even a little bit.
The Sharks and the Gators just
put on their wading boots, water-
proofed.their kicking T, put the lid on
the Gatorade bucket to keep it from
getting diluted and make ready to
play the game.
Two or three of those raindrops
will keep us from doing a number of
things, like going to church, going to
work, visiting your mother-in-law,
going to the doctor, going to school,
going out to pay the bills (even though
it is the ninth) or any number of other
activities. If you didn't particularly
want to do it in the first place, the rain
over the weekend days were a good
excuse not to get it done.
But, when it comes to playing
football, we can get that done, after a
fashion, by dragging out the rain


tough it out. Fortunately, cooler heads
prevailed and the game was post-
poned 24 hours on Friday afternoon.
+ + + +
I UNDERSTAND THAT on the
day you read this, it will be a nice,
bright, sun-shiny fall day with the
temperature just right, the weather
sunny, and all memories of this past
week end put to rest. A situation such
as that will tend to take some of the
edge off today's column subject.
That's OK by me. I had just as
soon have a nice, pretty day and not
have you as interested in these words
as to have a stormy, yukky day and
you hanging on the edge of every
paragraph just because it is timely.
A rainy day will separate the men
from the boys alright, and show up
those of a foolish nature who insist on
playing games out in the wet and the
mud.
The rain also makes for a perfect


excuse to just take it easy, take the
phone off the hook, get into a good
book and let it rain!..
But, it's also susceptible to bring
floods to these flat low lands. After
the floods experienced by the St. Joe
Beach area about a month ago, I
certainly hope that didn't happen
again with our week end plans.
Out at the Courthouse Friday
afternoon, in the office of the
Supervisor of Elections, Judge David
Taunton came in and asked, "What is
the weather going to be like tomorrow
(Saturday)?"
Using the weather forecasting for-
mula of the almanac--experience-I
advised him, "It's going to rain
tomorrow. It's Saturday isn't it?".
"I guess you're right", he mutter-
ed disgustedly, as he went back to his
office.
Rain suits some, but too much is
too much!


Tides for St. Joseph's Bay
Ht.
September 15 12:52a.m. H 1.6 11:01 a.m. L .5
September16 1:36a.m. H 1.7 12:17a.m. L .3
September17 2:25 a.m. H 1.8 1:33 a.m. L .2
September 18 3:18 a.m. H 1.9 2:35 a.m. L .1
September 19 4:27 a.m. H 2.0 3:44 a.m. L .1
September 20 5:37 a.m. H 2.1 4:47 a.m. L .0
.- September 21 6:47 a.m. H 2.0 5:43 a.m. L .1
September 22 7:59 a.m. H 1.9 6:33 a.m. L .2


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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15, 1988 Page 3A


Shame On You, Charles Hill
MOST PEOPLE WHO live in small towns have much to be proud of,
especially those who live in Northwest Florida.
My family and I live here because we don't like big city life, but
mainly because of the people and the location. Who wouldn't want to live
in a town that has it all?
I TRIED AS HARD as anyone to win the $50 million plus lottery. I
reasoned that it was about time someone in North Fl6rida won one of the
lotteries: why not me?
With this thought foremost in mind, I bought as many tickets as I
could comfortably afford and hoped for the best. I, like several million
other people, thought I actually had a chance.
If I don't win, I thought, I hope someone I know wins it and they are
deserving. In other words, I wanted someone in North Florida to win
(namely me) and I hoped they would be from a small town (Port St. Joe)
and I also hoped they would need the money (me again).
TO SAY I WAS disappointed when both of my tickets didn't win would
be a vast understatement. However, I was somewhat elated when a
friend rushed into my office Tuesday morning and told me that Charles
Hill of nearby Bristol, Florida, had won.
He also told me that word had it, from a reliable source, that Mr. Hill
had called a car dealer nearby and ordered the biggest, most elaborate
van he had and was preparing to travel to Tallahassee to collect his just
reward. He also stated that his source had told him that Mr. Hill had
summoned the sheriff to guard his ticket and a deputy to protect his home
. from potential intruders.
"I don't blame him," I replied. "I probably would have done the
same thing, except I would have ordered a bus so I could take all my
family and friends to Tallahassee with me."
Only in America! I thought as I heard Paul Harvey announce Mr.
Hill's name on national news later in the day. A janitor one day and a
multi-millionaire the next! I was so proud for Mr. Hill and his family.
What a deserving man, my thoughts continued.
Throughout the day I told everyone the good news. The "American
Dream" had struck close to home! Charles Hill of Bristol had won the
biggest jackpot ever in America and he is from our "neck-of-the-woods."
+++++
THE NEXT DAY I became a little confused. Officials in Tallahassee
announced that there was only "one" winning ticket, yet two people
claimed to have won. The first person with a valid ticket to enter the door
would claim the prize, they assured everyone.
It was hard to believe what I read in the paper the following morning.
Mr. Hill's ticket wasn't a ticket at all, but a copy that seemed to have been
altered. According to authorities in Tallahassee, Mr. Hill stated he had
"lost" his ticket between Bristol and Tallahassee when he was stopped by
a Highway Patrolman for an undisclosed reason.
Later news releases stated that Mr. Hill hadn't won anything except
maybe a trip to the penitentiary. A lady in South Florida won the lottery,
it was determined, when she presented her ticket to the office in
Tallahassee.
I was highly suspect of Mr. Hill when he said he lost the ticket. I'm
even more suspect of the sheriff who "vouched" for him to get that van'
delivered; two vans, as a matter of fact.
SHAME ON YOU, Charles Hill! You're the type person who gives


small towns bad names.
Our Editor tried to tell me this


* Peniisula from Page2
an island. By studying aerial photo-
graphs it can be easily seen where
hurricanes have cut passes through
the peninsula; Eagle Harbor and
Lighthouse Bayou being the best
examples.
The area around the Stump Hole
has experienced a phenomenal rate of
erosion in the last 150 years. Where
forests stood 50 years ago, there are
now stumps in the Gulf. At the present
rate of erosion and with help from
some future hurricane, the Gulf will
break through this meager barrier of
sand and create a new pass Stump
Hole Pass, and St. Joseph Island.

:Though no one canrrpredict when
this may happen, I, would give it 25
yeai's at the most.
,A professional beach erosion
expert would (for a very large fee) tell
us to: plant vegetation to hold the
sand, build a walkover to protect the
plants, and build a boulder jetty
parallel to the road. Though man can
do little to stop nature, the county
should do all it can to protect this area
to slow its eventual destruction.
Besides leaving many to live on
an island, the great flow of saltier Gulf
water to the head of the bay could
have drastic effects on our huge
scallop population.
Herman Jones

A.A.R.P. Will Meet
The September meeting of the
Mexico Beach Chapter of AARP will
be held at the Mexico Beach Fire-
house on Friday, September 16 at 1:00
p.m. C.D.T. Charles Roberts, Forest
Investigator from the Forestry Ser-
vice, and Carl Harper, member of the
Mexico Beach Fire Department will
be guest speakers. All Senior Citizens
are urged to attend.


would happen!


County Commission


SHAD

PHANTRY
by Wendell Campbell


Constitution Week Proclaimed


Mayor Frank Pate signed a pro-
clamation recently proclaiming Sept.
17-23 as Constitution Week in Port St.
Joe. This was done in honor of the two
hundred first anniversary of the sign-
ing of the Constitution, and is being
promoted by the St. Joseph Chapter of
the Daughters of the American


Revolution.
Pate urged all citizens to pay
special attention during the week to
the Federal Constitution and the ad-
vantage of American citizenship. In
the photo above, Nancy Howell, DAR
member, looks on as Pate signs the
proclamation.


40 years ago".
CABLE TELEVISION
Rex Yarborough, representing
Multi-Vision cable television company
was present to answer complaints the
county had received over their
operation.
Chairman Doug Birmingham said
complaints had been filed about
higher rates and some violations of
their franchise, mainly exposed


Kesley
(Continued from Page 2)
Edgar Hoover was the only one doing
any wire tapping, Charlton Heston
even looked like Moses and boys ac-
tually married the girl next door. And
the $64,000 question was is
Chester's leg really stiff or is he just
acting?
Watch the potholes in the
road they'll help guide you as
you go Burma-Shave.
Chuck Yeager was flying faster
and higher and we didn't even know it,
a drug problem was when your
brother was really sick and the creek
was up and you couldn't get to the
Rexall store, it was chicken every
Sunday, white socks were all that we
wore and you could still buy a Royal
Crown Cola. Mothers and the milk in-
dustry loved Pat Boone, "under God"
was added to the pledge, men didn't
get their hair cut at the same place
women did, Sports Illustrated was a
sports magazine and everyone wore
black framed glasses you could tell
the girl's glasses from the boy's
'cause they had that pointed cat-eye
look.
Listen, I've never seen a pair of
blue suede shoes, or met the Reverend
Mr. Black, and that's "just the facts
ma'am", we thought professional
wrestling was fake, we discovered
that Arkansas had a national guard, if
you said something was bad that
didn't mean it was good and we made
sure we got there before the band
started playing the "Darktown Strut-
ters Ball".
Dave, I could go on but your atten-
tion span is not what it used to be so
happy fortieth I wish I could be
there. I put you some Ovaltine in the
mail this morning and I'll call tonight.
We'll talk about finishing that fall out
shelter, I've got a new knock-knock
joke, and let's sing one of our old
favorites N-E-S-T-L-E-S, Nestles
makes the very best .
CHOCOLATE.
I Love You,
K.C.


cables serving the area.
Birmingham said several people
had asked to be able to purchase a
basic cable TV service without having
to pay for all the channels offered by
the firm.
Yarbrough said it was "commer-
cially infeasible" to go back to the
several levels of service. "The
company has made the decision to
make one service of 16 channels
available in their package with extra
charges for three additional channels.
Yarbrough said he would relay
the county request for the tiered
services and find out what their
reaction would be. He promised to
have an answer by next week for the
Board.
COMPUTER PROBLEMS
Jeff Schindler of Data Automation
was called on the carpet to explain
why the county was having problems
with its recently installed computer
system.
Schindler offered- the opinion the
problem was caused by inadequately
trained operators rather than a
deficiency in the machinery or


Trial
(Continued from Page 1)
start sending witnesses to the stand.
Barksdale. has several psychiatrists
and psychologists in his witness roster
to question about Melvin's possible
condition at the time of the shooting.
If Melvin is convicted of the
state's charges, he could face death in
the electric chair. If Barksdale is
successful in his attempt to prove
temporary insanity, he could face a
sentence to a state mental institution.
Judge Carl Harper, who presided
over proceedings here in Port St. Joe
back in May, is also presiding over the
trial in Pensacola.


Huckeba Refuses Witness Fee


Payment When
Inez Huckeba, divorced wife of
Clyde Melvin, declined to accept
money awarded her by the courts of
Florida, for witness fees and expenses
this week, when the Gulf County
Commission appeared reluctant to
pay the fees, amounting to some $350.
In a letter to the Board of
Commissioners, Huckeba said, "Mr.
Money knew the lights and water were
off here at Overstreet. The house was
for sale".
Money raised the question of why
the county was having to pay
Huckeba's travel and lodging while
she was in Gulf county since she
owned a home at Overstreet.


Gulf Grumbles
Mrs. Huckeba pointed out in her
letter she didn't ask for the money,
"the court gave it to me".
Attorney William J. Rish advised
the commission that was proper
procedure and the courts could
require them to pay the money..
Huckeba, in her letter, advised
the Commission she would not accept
the money.
Mrs. Huckeba is the state's star
witness in the triple murder trial of
her divorced husband, Clyde Melvin.
At the time of the trial, she was
making her home with her daughter in
South Carolina and returned to testify
in the trial.


Thursday Friday Saturday, 9 a.m. 6 p.m.

Just A Sample

4of the Vdalues...

ITEM WAS THIS SALE
5 Piece Wood and Glass Dinette $27975 $158

La-Z-Boy Recliners $43995 $298

Boston Rocker (Maple Finish) $11995 $ 77

Twin Size Brass Plated Headboard $ 4995 $2488

Queen Anne Style Cherry Finish C.T. Table $17995 $ 98

4 Drawer Storage Chest $ 899 $ 44

Bassett Mirrors Big Selection Start At $ 3888
l Sie Bed BRASSPLATED AND LAQUERED $199" $139
ull Size Bed TO PREVENT TARNISHING $19995 $139

Broyhill Sofa Traditional $78000 $499

Porch Rocker $ 7995 $44

Queen Size Brass Plated Bed $12995 $ 79
31" x 12V3" x 44V2"H BOOKCASE SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED $ 9995 $ 44
WOOD DAY BED COMPLETE WITH BEDDNGRTER $39995 $299
AND COMFORTER
5 PIECE ALL WOOD DINETTE 4 MATES CHAIRS $36995 $229
DRESSER HUTCH MIRROR CHEST $56970 $388
4 PIECE BEDROOM BOOKCASE BED (Head & Foot)
BOOKCASE BUNK BED WITH RAILS WILL MAKE TWIN BED $24995 $178
1 1% lr% nr ^"f^


JAMISON SLEEP SOFA


WITH INNERSPRING
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WOOD ARM SOFA CHAIR ROCKER 2 END TABLES
BIG 6 PIECE LIVING ROOM PARTY OTTOMAN

3 PIECE SECTIONAL WITH 2 INCLINERS
INCLUDES 4
CREWS QUARTERS BUNK BED DRAWER CHEST

BRASS PLATED RATTAN STYLE COCKTAIL TABLE

BRASS PLATED RATTAN STYLE END TABLES


COUNTRY
BIG 6 PIECE LIVING ROOM


SOFA CHAIR ROCKER 2 END TABLES
C.T. TABLE


$59yy9


$79970


$99995


$39995

$ 7995
$ 7995

$1,02970


$688


$288
$49

$44

$777


RECLINER WITH HEATER AND VIBRATOR $31995 $199

4,PIECE CONTEMPORARY BEDROOM "sRBESSER-ROR $60580 $399
TABLE$ 995
5 PIECE OUTDOOR DINETTE CHAIRS $3399 $188
48" MESH WROUGHT-IRON OUTDOOR TABLE $19995 $119
ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE


Dan
209-211 R


Furniture


!eid Avenue Port St. Joe Phone 227-1277


software.
Schindler offered the opinion the
original lead person on the computer
system "just never didunderstand the
operation of the system". He said the
next lead operator was trained and
doing the work, but had to leave the
county's employment after only a
short while. He stated the present
problems are caused by inept opera-
tion and advised his company couldn't
keep coming back to train operators
forever.
* The Commission heard the report
skeptically, and advised Schindler to
meet with some of the county's people
to try and iron out the deficiencies.
SCORES ELECTION PROCEDURE
Mrs. Marion Hough, an indepen-
dent candidate for county commis-
sioner, objected to the limit of two
absentee ballots per person and
manner in which absentee ballots
were handled, claiming the manner
was unconstitutional.
Called on for advice, attorney
William J. Rish said the present


To the People of District 3:
I want to thank each of you for the support shown me in
S the race for County Commissioner.

Your vote and support in the first primary is greatly
-* appreciated and is a good foundation to lead into the
next primary.
I hope once again to be able to talk with each of you
before October 4. If you have questions, please call
anytime. With your continued confidence and support,
-A I feel confident that we are on our way to good pro-
gressive government in Gulf County.


Thank You for Your Vote ED CREAMER


$3991


$588


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From Page 1

absentee ballot system was adopted
by most counties in Florida several
years ago, and Gulf county was
advised at the time the system was
legal. "We changed when people
came in and picked up hands full of
absentee ballots 'ana abused the
purpose of the absentee ballot, which
is to allow people incapacitated to
vote".
Hough still didn't like the system
and threatened to sue for $1 million
dollars if the system isn't changed.
Hough also complained of voting
machine malfunctions in two pre-
cincts last week and asked for state
monitors to prevent irregularities.
Elections Supervisor Cora Sud"
Robinson said there were two pre-
cincts which had voting machine
problems but there are always
alternative ways to vote provided in
anticipation of such problems. "No-
body was denied the opportunity and
the totals were all properly validated
as correct", she said.


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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15,1988


Paula Besore and Robert Anthony


Ritto
Paula Cynthia
Anthony Ritto of
united in marriage
at the First Assem
The Rev. David Fe
the ceremony.
The bride is th
and Mrs. Oliver (
The groom is the s
John James Ritt
Beach.
Maternal gra
bride are the late
and Gussie Lee You
Paternal grandpa
Harry A. and i
Chambersburg, Pa
parents of the grooe
and Lillian Ritt
grandparents are
and Fannie Novel
York.
Floral designs
were fresh white
with greenery and
satin ribbon. The b
in the reception w


Exchange Nuptial
Besore and Robert colorful roses. The family pews were
Pensacola were marked with peach satin bows.
Saturday, June 18 Miss Alicia Mongold invited
bly of God Church. guests into the church to witness the
rnandez performed occasion. The registry was decorated
with fresh white gladioli and a picture
he daughter of Mr. of the bride and groom was on display.
Chambers Besore. The bride was given in marriage
on of Mr. and Mrs. by her parents and escorted to the
o of West Palm altar by her father. The bridal gown
was a white formal length gown of net
ndparents of the chiffon, chantilly lace, re-embroider-
Edmond Bernice ed lace and 'crystal pleating. The
ung of Port St. Joe. fitted basque bodice and sweetheart
rents are the late Queen Anne neckline were trimmed
Marie Besore of with lace and seed pearls focused on
i. Maternal grand- the beauty of the sheer bishop shadow
m are the late John sleeves that fell softly to a lace cuff
o. The paternal outlined with a small lace flounce. The
the late Anthony skirt, with a full cathedral train, was
Ili of Bronx, New trimmed with scallops of tiny rows of
lace which came up on the side to


in the sanctuary
gladioli accented
I peach and white
)ouquets of flowers
ere fresh assorted


Vows
create an old fashioned charm. The
bride's hair piece was of white sheer
orchids and tiny pearls. She carried a
cascade of peach rosebuds with white
carnations and an added touch of
peach orchids, satin ribbon and, tihy
pearls accented the lovely arrange-
ment.
Wedding music was provided by
organist, Mrs. Willodean Leayell.
Lisa Keels sang "Our Love in Christ"
while the mothers were being seated
and she sang "Just You and I" while
the unity candle was being lit. The
wedding was under the direction of
Tim and Michelle Ard.
Serving as matron of honor was
Mrs. Lynn Burge, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Mrs. Suzanne
Besore, sister in law of the bride; Miss
Jamie Besore, sister of the bride;
Mrs. Renee Jeppson of Fredericks-


Written by Marilyn McClain
to her daughter, Angelica
Dearest Angel,
my darling daughter
I couldn't choose,
just put in my order.
So I ordered a baby
a special little girl:
Healthy, loving, sweet,
with dimples and a curl,
lots of laughter,
and eyes that are bright.
Then I prayed that God
would help me bring you up right.
Well, of course He got busy
went to work right away
That, was quite an order I sent
Him that day!
He worked and worked
did not even sleep
For all of nine months
before His work was complete.
He had filled the order
checked every detail, every word
So I named you Angelica
Jesus' answer, He had heard
Then one Sunday morning
He just couldn't wait
Our message from Jesus
not one minute late.
We were so happy
and still are today
Still thanking the Lord,
Happy Sixteenth Birthday!
Money couldn't buy
Words can't -express
How much I love you
So I'llj7usi say,
Love,
Mom


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Mrs. Robert Anthony Ritti


MOTEL ST. JOE DINING ROOM
Served with Baked Potato or French
fries, salad or slaw S^ 95 Served with all the trimmings S995
SHRIMP ... ..9 OYSTERS $9


The Wewahitchka

Medical and Dental


CENTER


welcomes



Dr. L. Allen Sain

practicing


General Dentistry




For Appointment Call 639-5828

Monday Friday, 8-5



Accepting Medicaid and Private Insurance and
Providing Sliding Fee Scale to Low Income
Families.


Cindy Belin, the Sesquicentennial Queen, is shown center, with other participants in the beauty pageant.


Cindy Belin Selected As the


Sesquicentennial Queen for Gulf


Sesquicentennial festivities began
September 10 at the Port St. Joe High
School commons area. to select a
queen and ladies to grace Her
Majesty's Court at the one hundred
fiftieth anniversary celebration of the
framing of Florida's Constitution.
After much deliberation by out of
town judges Mrs. Cindy Belin was
selected as queen. Chosen to serve on
p" the queen's court were Miss April Pilk
of Wewahitchka, Miss Catherine
fo Holten of Port St. Joe and Mrs. Ann
Comforter of Port St. Joe. Those
chosen as alternates were Miss Kelly
Mayhann of Wewahitchka, Miss Lau-
ra Van Pietersom of Port St. Joe, Miss
Alana Richardson of Port St. Joe and
Carolyn Allen.
Entertainment for the pageant was
provided by Charles Clardy, Father
Thom Crandell, Mrs. Jan Richardson,
Mrs. Nobie Stone, Cindy's Darlin'
Dolls and Twirlers, Willie Jenkins,
,Mrs. Virginia Harrison and Mrs. Ida
Ethel Brown.
The committee presenting the
pageant was Mrs. Lenohr Clardy,
Mrs. Dawn Ford, Mrs. Linda Wood,
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Stokoe, Mrs.
.-. Glenna Holten and Miss Phyllis
Cumbie.
Judges for the contest were Mrs.
o Deth Coulliette, Mr. and Mrs. Nor-
M. A IN.IM-9 flA


burg, Va. and Mrs. Tina Ricardo (ft ARUD 01 !11ANKt
Chicago, Ill. All were identically Port St. Joe Friends:
attired in floor length peach taffeta Thanks so much for your prayers,
dresses. The fitted bodice was -de- phone calls, flowers and visits during
signed with cummerbund waistlin our loss.
and a sweetheart neckline. Gentle We were strengthened by every
puffed shoulders with bows gave kind act. Continue to pray for us.
added dimension to the quarter length The Albert Blackburn Family
sleeves. Each bridesmaid carried two
peach orchids with greenery back-
ground, peach and white ribbon PRE-NUPTIAL PARTIES
intertwined. A dinner party honoring the
Best man was Chris Virazo, friend couple was held at the home of Mr.
of the groom of Pensacola. Grooms- and Mrs. Eric Neiderlehner of Gulf
men were Craig Besore, brother of the Breeze on April 16.
bride; Travis Burge, brother in law of Mr. and Mrs. Burt McDaniel of
the bride; Johnny Ritto, brother of the Laurel Hill honored the couple with a
groom of Ventnora, N.J.; and Gary dinner party at their home on June 4.
Ritto, brother of the groom of West On June 9 the dental office of Dr.
Palm Beach. W.J. Martin, D.M.D. held a surprise
bridal china party for the bride.
Flower girls were Natalie Burge, A bridal shower was held at the
niece of the bride and Tony Ann Ritto, 'Florida Power Lounge hosted by Mrs.
niece of the groom of West Palm Cora Sue Robinson, Mrs. Mary Brown
Beach. and Miss Laura Sewell on June 10.
Stephen Craig Besore, nephew of Mrs. Ronnie Young hosted a rice
the bride, was ring bearer. bag and pool party at her home on
Following the ceremony the June 14.
bride's parents hosted a reception in Mrs. Lynn Burge hosted a brides-
the church social hall. Floor hostesses maids luncheon at the St. Joseph Bay
were Mrs. Peggy Stripling and Mrs; Country Club on June 16.
Barbara Mongold, aunts of the bride. A rehearsal barbeque dinner was
The bride's fountain cake was held at the Centennial Building on
served by Mrs. Tammy McDaniel and June 17. The bride, groom and their
Ms. Stacey Bryan. :. family members and out of town
The groom's cake was served by guests attended.
Mrs. Teresa Mashburn and Mrs. After a honeymoon to Freeport,
Karen Ward of Pensacola. Bahamas the couple is residing in
Punch was served by Miss Pensacola. The bride is a dental
Charlotte Weimorts. hygienist with Dr. William J. Martin,
I Rice bags were distributed by *D.M.D. and the groom is a physical
Miss Bonnie Young of Port St. Joe and education teacher, track and basket-
Miss Jennifer Dean of Crestview, ball coach at Wedgewood Middle
cousins of the bride. School.


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The sesquicentennial celebration
will continue through December 3 at
which time there will be a combined


annual City Christmas Parade add
Sesquicentennial Parade. St. Joe
Paper Company will sponsor -a
queen's float in the parade which will
carry the queen and her court.


Effective Monday, September 19

There Will Be A Change in the

Office Hours of

Jorge San Pedro, M.D.

Family Practice, General Surgery

NEW HOURS WILL BE:
Mon., Wed., and Fri.: 10-12 a.m. & 1-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 1-5 p.m.
AThursday: Closed

229-8126


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For the Service of Our Customers We Accept These and
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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September i. 1988


Linda Rushing Becomes


Lt. Ronald E. Carden and Tammy Lynn Peterson

Engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Peterson
SJr. of Wewahitchka, Fla. announce
S the engagement of their daughter,
Tammy Lynn Peterson to Lt. Ronald
E. Carden U.S.A.F. He is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Carden of
PerfectonVirginia Beach, Va.
Ms. Peterson is a 1983 graduate of
A 34 mi 3 S. oFirst Colonial High, Virginia Beach,
Va.
PrsVa.Lt. Carden is a 1983 graduate of
Hai ut,.tFrank W. Cox High, Virginia Beach,
Bl wDr Va., and a 1987 graduate of Boston
University.
HARSYLSSAn October 7, 1989 wedding is
DIan. ii r planned.
Mission Workshop
Mission one of New Gulf Coast
i .reHa rcuts5.]0 Association Workshop, will render a
DiscounttSn .r C i .tie program, at Mt. Carmel Baptist
Church Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.





2nd Anniversary

Storewide Sale


30% off

Sept. 15,f16,r& 17 only
NEW StORE HOURS:
Tues. Fri. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
3-5:30 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

No lOyawaysyduring sale
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WE'RE LOCATED 3/10's of a mile past
the St. Joseph's State Park turn off, on the left.
Coming September 23, 24 and 25
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All You Can Eat
Fried Shrimp, Baked Chicken,
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Ask About Our Dollar Off Coupons for Lunch and Dinner

FALL HOURS:
Starting September 19, Rob-N-Peters Restaurant will no longer
serve lunch Monday thru Thursday. Our new hours will be:
LUNCH: 11:30-2:30, Friday Sunday
DINNER: 6 p.m. 10 p.m. Monday Sunday
I


Bride of John
Linda Jean Rushing and John
William Wright were united in mar-
riage on July 23 at Oak Grove
Assembly of God Church. Rev. David
Fernandez performed the double-ring
ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lucious Rushing of Port St.
Joe. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs.
Geneva Wright of Phenix City,
Alabama and the late William F.
Wright.
The bride was given in marriage
by her parents. She chose an ivory tea
length gown accented with venice lace
and pearls. She carried a bouquet of
peach and ivory roses elegantly
detailed with English ivy and ivory
ribbon.
Serving as matron of honor was
the bride's sister, Mrs. Brenda Wood.


Wright
She wore a peach tea.length, gown
featuring a dropped waist. She
carried a bouquet of long stemmed
peach roses and baby's breath.
The best man was Teedy Nobles.
Serving as usher was Mike Wood.
Pre-nuptial music was provided
:by Mrs. Janice Cox at the organ.
Several selections were sung by Mrs.
Lisa Keels and Mrs. Myrna Fernan-
dez.
Following the ceremony a recep-
'tion was held in the church fellowship
hall. The wedding was directed by
Mrs. Charlotte Pierce.
The couple resides in Port St. Joe.
The bride is employed by Dr. John R.
McWhorter in Panama City and the
bridegroom is employed by the
'Wastewater Treatment Plant in Port
St. Joe.


It's A Girl
for Tony McCalls
Tony and Stacey McCall would
like to announce the birth of their
baby, Victoria Marie McCall. She
weighed 7 pounds 512 ounces.
She is the granddaughter of H.B.
Henderson and Margie Henderson of
Port St. Joe and Doshia Liles of White
City. Great grandparents are Minnie
Ola Crain and Mr. and Mrs. L.Z.
Henderson of Port St. Joe. /


Albert C.

"Al" FRAY
Democratic Candidate Dist. 5
Gulf County Commissioner
DEPENDABLE A LEADER
/ INTERESTED CONCERNED
Pd. Pol. Adv.




DOTTIE
WHITE
To all the people in Gulf County who encouraged
and received me so graciously during my campaign.
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Whites Have
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Gary and Suzanne White are
proud to announce the birth of their
son, Andrew Gary, born August 16,
1988 at Charlton Methodist Hospital,
Dallas, Texas. He weighed ten
pounds, two ounces and was 21 inches
long.
Andrew's grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne White and Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Hammock of Port St. Joe.
Great grandparents are Mrs. Jessie
Mae Shirley of Port St. Joe, Mrs.
Margaret Yuill of Lafayette, Indiana
and Mrs. Berlie Palmer of Bonifay.

New Arrival
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Simmons
of Hendersonville, Tennessee, an-
nounce the birth of a daughter,
Jessica Emily, on September 7, 1988.
Jessica's grandparents are Mrs.
F. Arnold Miller of Hendersonville
and Mrs. W.B. Simmons of Port St.
Joe. She is the great granddaughter of
Mrs. Jessie Shirley of Port St. Joe and
Mrs. Lutrell Hinote of DeFuniak
Springs.
Jessica was welcomed home by
her sister Jamie.

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Mrs. E.C. Cason celebrated her
85th birthday Monday, September 12.
Mrs. Cason is very grateful for the
gifts, flowers, cards and phone calls
from her friends and loved ones.




THANKS
First, I thank my Lord and
Saviour Jesus Christ for being
born in a country where one
can be a candidate for any of-
fice.
A super thanks to the precious
supporters who worked so
hard during my campaign, and
the citizens who voted. Please
vote in the October election.
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Pd. Pol. Adv.


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Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sewell with their children, Marvin, Raymond and Mary Lou.


Sewells Honored

with Reception


Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sewell were
honored by their children Saturday,
August 20 with a reception in honor of
their 30th wedding anniversary. The
reception was held in the social hall of
the First Baptist Church, White City.


Many of the Sewell's friends and
relatives came by to visit with them
during the appointed hours. Hosts for
the reception were their children,
Mary Lou and Marvin of Port St. Joe
and Raymond of Pensacola.


Beach Clean-Up Day,


There has been an increased
public awareness of a marine debris
problem on the coast for some time
now, along with the widely publicized
medical debris which is now washing
up on the shores. Plastics, glass and
metals are being dumped in waters
and are washing up on the shores.
The City Beautification Commit-
tee is organizing a beach clean-up in
conjunction with the National Beach
Clean-Up Day on September 24, 1988,
at Florida National Bank Park. All
interested groups or organizations are
invited to participate in this day; not
only to help keep the beaches clean,
safe and beautiful, but to insure our
rights to a clean, healthful beach.
Plastic bags and a Beach Clean-
up Data form will be provided for all
participants. The collection of this
marine debris on this day, is essential
because specific data will be recorded
on the particular items that are
collected. Then the center of Envir-
onmental Evaluation will evaluate the
effectiveness of specific measures
implemented to reduce debris.
For instance, effective December
1, 1988 the disposal of plastic trash
from all ships in the U.S. Waters, will


be prohibited.
Now is everyone's chance, to make
a difference in Gulf County and each
family's beach enjoyment on Satur-
day, September 24, 1988.
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park,
along with the Center of Environmen-
tal Educations National Beach Clean-


Sept. 24
up Day, will be holding a beach
clean-up on Saturday, September 24,
1988 at St. Joseph Peninsula State
Park.
All interested groups or organiz-
ations can contact the park office.
before September 21, 1988, for more
information.


OBITUARIES:


Lillian Ora Collier
Lillian Ora Collier, 81, died
Saturday evening at Bay St. Joseph
Care Center. She was a resident of
Live Oak and was a frequent visitor to
Port St. Joe.
She is survived by: three daugh-
ters, Mrs. Virginia Richardson of Port
St. Joe, Mrs. Marguerite Nasmith of
Augusta, Ga. and Mrs. Mary Lou
Isom of Tallahassee; one son, James
Edward Collier of St. Petersburg; one
brother, Arthur F. Crenshaw of St.
Petersburg; six grandchildren and
five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tues-
day at the First Baptist Church of
Port St. Joe with the Rev. Howard


Taken by Death
Browning officiating. Burial was in,
the family plot at Holly Cemetery.
Gilmore Funeral Home was in
charge of all arrangements.

Murlene Annison
Mrs. Murlene Annison, 57, a
resident of Port St. Joe since January,
died suddenly Sunday morning.
Survivors include: her mother,
Martha Shoats of Daytona Beach and.
a brother, Curtis Gaines of Marianna.
The body was sent to Daytona
Beach for services and burial. -
All local arrangements were by
Gilmore Funeral Home.


Garden Club Enjoys Luncheon
Thirty-five members and visitors
Garden Center toenjoy a covered dish l .,
luncheon at the first meeting for theP
Garden Club for 1988-89. U
Mrs. Stiles Brown, president,
welcomed everyone and introduced
speaker, Mrs. Lenohr Clardy who i "g
presented plans for the Sesquicenten-
nial Celebration to be held in Port St. M.E
Joe December 2 and 3. r Ii .
A discussion on the part the Port
St. Joe Garden Club will provide in the .
decorations for the Centennial Build- i L 1
ing stage for the live entertainment on
December 3 was held. The celebration r- .
is being planned by the St. Joseph
Historical Society to commemorate
the one hundred fiftieth anniversary .
of the signing of the Florida Constitu-" i'
tion.
Hostesses for the meeting were
Mrs. Wesley Grace, Mrs. Paul Blount,
Mrs. John Blount and Mrs. D.A:
Baker.

NOTICE
I will no longer be responsible for
debts incurred by anyone other than
myself as of September 15, 1988.
Tommy Wayne Chavous


Your Vote and Support Were Most
Appreciated in the First Primary.

VOTE FOR -


DAVID BYRD
School Board Member, District 4
OCTOBER 4, 1988


Pd. Pol. Adv.


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Il appreciate your support and vote in the first
primary, I need your continued support and your
vote in the second primary on October 4, 1988.
ELECT -

ALBERT C. (AI) RAY


District 5 County Commissioner
Pd. Pol. Adv.





DISTRICT 3 VOTERS
Thank You for the Vote
I received on September 6 in the District 3 School Board race.
I'd like to say to Mrs. Debbie Wood and Mr. Robert Keel You
both ran a mighty fine race! To the supporters of these two can-
didates and those who were unable to vote in the first primary,
I'd like to say I welcome your support on October 4. For
those who voted for me, I'd like to ask for your continued sup-
port. I truly believe that by working together, we in District 3
CAN make the difference in helping our schools "Grow Safely
with the Times."

RE-ELECT

JAMES

HANLON
"The Runner"
School Board
v District 3
"A Man of Action"
Pd. Pot. Ady.


Your SHE


Lenohr Clardy Is shown as she
speaks to the Garden Club.


Eastern Star

Has Inspection
Official Inspection of Gulf Chap-
ter 191, O.E.S. was held Saturday,
September 3 at the Masonic Hall on
Reid Ave. Inspecting Officer was
Sister Marion Walsingham, Associate
Grand Conductress of the Grand
Chapter of Florida. She is from
Panama City Beach.
The invocation was by Associate
Patron Clynton Peterson and intro-
ductions were by Associate Matron
Ann Ballard. A delicious covered dish
dinner was prepared by members of
the Gulf Chapter. A meeting followed'
at 7:30 p.m. in the lodge hall presided
over by Worthy Shirley Webb and
Worthy Patron J.L. Sims. Other
officers assisting were Associate
Matron Ann Ballard; Associate Pa-
tron Clynton Peterson; Conductress
Louise Dean, Associate Conductress
Wayra Peterson; Chaplain Erma
Creel; Marshall Hazel Sims; Organist
Margaret Lanier; Secretary Aline
Hightower;. Treasurer Nell Neel;
Adah Gloria Pippin; Ruth Wilma
Cooper; Esther Clara Smith; Martha
Merle Weeks; Electa Audrey Hask-
ins; Warden Marjorie Horton and
Sentinel Hershell Neel. A lovely
courtesy entitled, "Ships of Love''
was presented to the guests symbolic
of the years as she travels to the
Grand East. The meeting concluded
with an inspiring speech by the
honored guest. Worthy Matron closed
the chapter and invited everyone to
retire to the banquet room for light
refreshments.
There were many honored and
distinguished guests as the meeting
from throughout the state.


The Opposition Is Right
About One Thing!

When Ken Murphy was Sheriff there was no
crack cocaine in Gulf County. Is this better law
enforcement?


VOTE FOR -


KEN MURPHY


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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15, 1988 Page 7A


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PAUL


According to Larry Wells,
Civil Defense Director for Gulf
County, his office is watching Hur-
ricane Gilbert and is making
emergency plans for the Gulf
County area If the storm should
leave its projected path and take a
turn to threaten us.
At 2:00 p.m. yesterday, Sept.
14, the eye of the hurricane was at
.20.7 latitude and 87.2 longitude on
a north of west course, and approx-
imately. 600 miles southwest of
Port St. Joe.
Wells stressed that this hur-
ricane has been declared a Class V
hurricane,, the strongest storm
category. In comparison Kate
which struck our area in
November of 1985 was a Class I
with eight feet and less storm
tides. Gilbert is currently pushing
12-15 ft. tides as it strikes Mexico
and a 16' surge is expected when it
strikes land after crossing the Gulf
of Mexico.
Wells urges everyone in the 20*
community to keep a watch on the /
hurricane by staying abreast of its
current location. If it should take a
course change to threaten our area
he stated everyone should definite-
ly evacuate.
Adjacent is a hurricane track-
ing map with the location of Hur-
ricane Gilbert noted as of 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday.


Postmaster Pledges Improved Service for St. Joe


To .the Community of Port St. Joe:
My name is Joseph A. Martin, Sr.
and I am your interim postmaster
here at Port St. Joe. During my
assignment, it's been brought to my
attention that the community has had
sonme considerable problems with the
Port St. Joe Post Office. Some of these
problems have included the misdeliv-
ery: of mail, and the frequent
transferring of past postmasters. Now
even though these inconveniences to


the community preceded my arrival, I
still believe it is my obligation to
address and alleviate these problems.
During my duties here at Port St.
Joe, I immediately plan to start
having the community's mail deliver-
ed efficiently and consistently. As for
the frequent transferring of postmas-
ters, for the most part, this situation is
basically beyond my control. But on
the other hand, I do believe by
effectively establishing a solid found-


ation for Port St. Joe's post office, my
employees and I can make the
community's post office a more
desirable one for the future postmas-
ter. This in turn, I believe, will
establish consistency from a manag-
er's perspective.
When we speak of the post office
as the community's post office, that is
exactly what we mean. Our post office
is only as good as you, the community,
make us. As long as the community
supports us with diligence, as well as
patience, we will succeed. I am proud
to see the community's concern with
the post office, and I encourage your
suggestions, as well as your com-
plaints, to be brought to my attention
with all due promptness. My manag-
ing philosophy is that of an "open door
policy", in which the public has direct
access to my office. This is a
philosophy I advocate and stand by,
because my doors are always open
and your views are always heard. I'm
sure my temporary assignment to the


Public Notice
The sealing of the voting machines to be used
in the Second Primary, October 4,1988, will be Fri-
day, September 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.,
E.S.T.


CORA SUE ROBINSON,
Supervisor of Elections


It 9/15/88


Port St. Joe post office will be a
memorable one, and with the contin-
ued support of your community, a
likewise successful one.
Sincerely,
Joseph A. Martin, Sr.
Postmaster (Acting)
Port St. Joe, FL 32456-9998


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We would like to take this opportunity
to thank all those who helped to make
our parents' 30th Wedding Anniver-
sary such a special day. To those who
came, called, or sent cards, your
thoughtfulness meant so much. A
special thanks to the White City Bap-
tist Church for allowing us to use their
beautiful facilities and to our aunt,
Eva Weston, for all her help. Nothing
takes the place of friends. God bless
and keep you.
RAYMOND, MARVIN and MARY
LOU SEWELL


SEWELL


School Board District 3


-.-*-o ~d.
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I deeply appreciate the good
vote you gave me on
September 6. If you did not
support me in the first
primary or if you voted for
Debra Wood or Robert Keel, I
ask that you earnestly con-
sider me in the second
primary. If elected, I will do
my best for the children and
the school system of Gulf
County.


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I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the
people in District 3 in Gulf County for all their help
and kindness in my quest for the County Commission
seat. It was a valuable learning experience for me and
I enjoyed it very much.
THANK YOU

Pd. Pol. Adv CARL GOODSON


WHY?



D. B. "Don"



PARKER


County Commissioner,

District 5


D. B. "Don" Parker will be a Commissioner with
responsibility, conviction and honesty of action.
His decisions will be based on the needs of
everyone. He is the one who will attend all county
commission meetings to represent District 5 for
its share of Gulf County budget planning.
His employment allows for. freedom of action
without the possibility of conflict of interest or
trust. We know him to have the courage and con-
viction to represent all of you in his decisions with
no preference given to special interest groups.
Please vote D. B. "Don" Parker to work for the
improvement of county government.


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To the voters in District 3, I sincerely
appreciate the way you supported me
in the September 6th primary. I need
your continued support on October 4th.
If you supported one of the candidates
that was eliminated in the first primary,
I would appreciate your vote and sup-
port, so that together we can work
toward improving Gulf County.



-VOTE-


WALTER GRAHAM
Experienced Energetic Capable
Pd. Pol. Adv.


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Page 8A The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15, 1988


Defeat


WHAT IS THE COLOR
OF YOUR LUNGS?


It may surprise you to learn that a child has pink
lungs an adult gray or black lungs and the city dweller
exposed to industrial smoke or fog has darker lungs
than those who live in the country. The average person
breathes about 18 times a minute, which totals about
25,000 times eacy day.
Therefore, it is most important to take good care of
your lungs. Have you had your physician check your
lungs lately? It is a wise precaution to avoid future
trouble.
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Wewahitchka Gators 21-6


Port St. Joe's Sharks kept posses-
sion of the Gulf county championship
trophy Saturday night. The Sharks
had to use the second half to defeat a
stubborn Wewahitchka Gator squad
in a game which was postponed for 24
hours by inclement weather.
The Gators scored first in the
game, putting six points on the
scoreboard when the Gators' Wayne
Forehand picked off a Kevin Cox pass,
scampering 25 yards for the first
* score of the game.
Michael Myers tried to surprise
the Sharks with a two point conversion
attempt as quarterback Mike Sewell
attempted to hit Michael Myers with a
short pass for two points, but the ball
fell to the ground.
The Gators' six. points stood for
the remainder of the first half, even
though the Sharks mounted one drive
to the Gator 35 before they lost
possession to the Gators with a
fumble. The Sharks were unable to
mount a drive during the first half,
due to mistakes. The Sharks had two
lost fumbles, a clipping penalty at a
vital spot in a drive and a pass
interception to contend with as wells
a fired up Gator defense.
The second half looked early as if
it would be more of the same, with the
E Sharks having to punt from their own
40 on their first possession, but the
Sharks started a little pass intercept-


ing of their own when Sewell
attempted to get out of a hole on his
own 18 yard line, but Matt Taylor
stepped up, hauled in the ball and ran
back to the Gator nine before he was
brought down.
Four downs later, with fourth
down and four yards to go for the
Sharks' first TD of the season,
quarterback Kevin Cox stacked it up
in the middle, kept the ball and almost
walked into the end zone at the right
corner. Bobby Williams kicked the
extra point and the Sharks had a lead
which they never relinquished for the
remainder of the game.
Toward the end of the third
period, the Gators were knocking on
the Sharks' door, trying to grab the
lead once more. On a drive which
started on their own 38 yard line, the
Gators had used everything they
could get, including a Shark offside
penalty, a personal foul penalty and a
pass interference penalty to get down
to the Shark nine yard line. The
Gators had put together a 15 yard pass
play to Ross Yowell, recovered their
own fumble for a four vard gain, a 7
yards scamper by quarterback Mike
Sewell and a four yard plunge by
Wayne Forehand to get to the Shark
nine.
Sewell attempted a pass out into
the flat, but the Sharks' Ken Monette
picked it off with only 12 seconds left


on the third quarter clock.
The last period was the big one for
the Sharks, who put up 14 unanswered
points to nail down their 21-6 season
opener win over the Gators.
On their first drive of the
quarter, the Sharks started on their
own eight yard line and used nine
plays to march the length of the field.
Big plays of the drive were 12
yard and 15 yard runs by David
Barnes, a 26 yard burst through the
middle by Russell Cherry and a 24
yard pitchout scoring play, with
quarterback Bill Ramsey tossing the
ball to speedy David Barnes who

raced down the sidelines, untouched,
to score.
Williams kicked the extra point
and the Sharks had a 14-6 lead.
With five minutes left in the
game, it was evident the Shark size
and depth were telling on the smaller
but game Gators and with just over a
minute left in the game, the Sharks
ended a drive which started on the 50
yard line, when quarterback Blaine
Adams sent Barnes loping around
right end to score on a fourth and one
situation. Williams kicked his third
extra point for the evening and the
game ended 21-6.
David Barnes was the workhouse
for the Sharks, carrying the ball 17
times for 110 yards. Russell Cherry


had 48 yards on seven carries; Kevin
Cox, 41 on two tries; Blaine Adams 19
in three attempts and Rolack 14 on 10
runs.
THE YARDSTICK


First Downs
Rushes, yards
Passing yards
TotALYar.ds
Return Yards
Passes
Fumbles Lost
Penalties, yards


PSJ Wewa
10 7
42-250 27-63
12 41
262 104
37 47
5-2-2 16-5-2
3-1 4-0
7-68 4-42


FRIDAY NIGHT
Friday night, the Sharks will open
their home season against Apalachi-
cola. Game time will be at 8:00 p.m.,
in Shark Stadium.
The Gators will be at home again,
with a game against Marahatha
Christian at 7:30 p.m., local time.


Nicholas Rolack (33) carries the ball for the Sharks as David Davis '(76)
blocks for him, as the Gator defense closes in.


Early Duck Season


September 24-28


During a meeting in Tampa
Friday, the Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission reduced the
bag limit for the September experi-
mental duck season.
The bag limit will be three wood
ducks per day per hunter. The taking
of other species of duck will be pro-
hibited during the Sept. 24-28 season.
Traditionally, hunters could take
four ducks per day during early duck
season. No more than one could be a
species other than wood duck or teal.
The daily bag limit is being reduced
this season due to the drought which
has affected waterfowl breeding
areas in the northern U.S. and
Canada.
Commissioners also discussed
season dates .and bag limits for the
regular duck season. These also are
expected to be more restrictive this
season, due to the drought. Exact
dates, shooting hours and bag limits
will be announced later in September.
In other business, the Commission
discussed annual quotas for deer
harvest and tracked-in vehicle and

Adult School An

Fall Schedule of
The Gulf County Adult School
announces its classes for the fall term.
There is no charge for students
working. toward a high school
diplo.ma. Those who have a high
school diploma will be charged a fee
of $.25 an hour, or $27.00 per semester.
General Education courses lead-
ing to a high school diploma are
Parent Support for
Gold Card Club
On Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7:30, you
are invited to attend a meeting at the
Port St. Joe Public Library concern-
ing a Parent Support Group. All
parents, teachers, students, and
school administrators are encouraged
to attend. Discussion will include
concerns of students and parents and
the Gold Card Club.


airboat use on the Everglades,
Rotenberger and Holey Land wildlife
management areas. Quotas were
established .for the Rotenberger and
Holey Land areas.
Due to adverse effects of high
water on the deer herd, the Com-
mission approved a staff recommen-
dation to close the Everglades Wild-
life Management Area to public
access for a 90-day period. This action
cancels archery, muzzleloading gun
and general gun hunting seasons on
the area for 1988-89.
Also at the meeting, the Com-
mission recognized three employees
of the Department of Natural Re-
sources who raised more than $1,700
on behalf of the Florida panther.
Commissioners commended Pauline
Hurst, Christine McMurrey and
Eileen Sullivan, who printed and sold
T-shirts, donating the proceeds to the
Florida Panther Research and
'Management Trust Fund.
The next Commission meeting is
scheduled for Nov. 4 in Orlando.

ounces Its

r Classes
offered at the Adult Center from 8:00
a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday, and at night from 6:00-9:00
p.m.. Monday through Thursday. At
Mexico Beach Methodist Church from
6:00-9:00 p.m., on. Monday and
Tuesday evenings.
Classes offered at Port St. Joe
High School are: Drivers Education.
Monday and Tuesday from 5:30-8:30
p.m. and Practical Industrial Skills,
Monday and Tuesday from 6:00-9:00
p.m.
Classes offered at Wewahitchka
High School are General Education
5:30-8:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday.
Classes are also held at St. James
A.M.E. Education Building, 4:00-7:00
p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.
For additional information, you
may contact the Adult School office at
227-1744.


David Barnes rushes for the Sharks and is being
brought down by Wayne Forehand (24) for the Gators.


It's Not too Late to Last Day to Buy
Join Shark 100 Club Season Tickets


The Shark Booster Club has
reported great success with the new
"Shark 100 Club". Memberships will
be accepted through Friday, Sept; 23.
Donations to the Booster Club are
being used to promote the entire
athletic program at Port St. tioe
Jr.-Sr. High School. An ice machine
has already been ordered for the
athletic department, and is an-
ticipated to arrive shortly.


Reserved seats for the Shark
home football games are on sale at the
office of Port St. Joe High School. The
tickets will be on sale through
Thursday, September 15 after which
there will be no more sales made.
Reserved seats will be $15.00. each
for all five home football games. .The
reserved section has been reduced to
200 seats this season as the bottom
half of .this section will be open to
regular admission.


Barnes was the leading ground gainer for the Sharks and is
second in the Big Bend area. -Star photo


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Phone 227-1291' Port St. Joe, Fla. 214 Monument Ave.


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Voters of District Five:

Thank you for your vote

and support.


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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15, 1988


Economic Study Funded

Will Guide Governments In Future Policy Decisions


First Pentecostal Holiness helpers, Seymore, Samson and Go-
Church located at 2001 Garrison Ave. mez. There will be puppets, chalk
will be having a Kid's Crusade drawings, contests, sign language,
September 18 through 22 at 6:30 p.m. illustrated sermons and much more.
nightly. Uncle Phil and Aunt Anna will Everyone of all ages is invited to
be the leaders along with their attend all services.


Jaycee MD Fund


Activity A Success


The Port St. Joe Jaycees extend
their thanks to the entire community
for their help in raising money for
Jerry's kids over the Labor Day
weekend. Comments President Gregg
Burch, "The entire community once
again came out in support of the
Jaycee team and helped make this
project a tremendous success. A very
special thanks to Gene Raffield who
donated the fish as he does throughout
Northwest Florida for the MDA team.
Another special thanks to Greg
Abrams of Abrams Seafood for
* donating oysters. Once again the
Florida National Bank took an active
role in the community with a generous
donation and their president, Ted
Cannon personally came out and
shucked some oysters.
Our appreciation goes out to the
following businesses who joined the
Jaycee team b. donating generously'
Top of the Gullf Restaurant. Norma's
Restaurant, Pauline's, St. Joe Motel
Restaurant, Pope.Ne's Chicken, Hen-
derson's Restaurant, Piggly Wiggly,
Rich's IGA, Saveway. Kirk's Ice Co ,
Comforter Funeral Home, Apalachi-
cola Coca Cola Bottlihng Co... the


Mexico Beach Chamber of Com-
merce, WJBU, and The Star with
whose help we were able to present
MDA with a $300 check from the fish
fry. In addition, over $1,000 was
pledge through the local pledge
center.
The project was spearheaded by
chairperson Donna Burch. Comments
Donna, "It was fun to get out and work
with the community on my first
project. A very special thanks goes to
Tommy Smith, Mark Conley, Steve
Branson, Dink White and all the other
Jaycees who braved the rain to raise
money for Jerry's kids. Also thanks to
Verna Burch, Colleen Laubauch ahd
Pam and David Arnette family who
pitched in and helped out the Jaycee's
team."


A $250.000 economic study com-
missioned by The Florida Chamber is
being heralded by Commerce Secre-
tary Jeb Bush as the blueprint for
Florida's future.
"Project Cornerstone will serve
as the foundation for every economic
development program at every level
in our state to build upon. It will
become the rock on which our future
economy stands," said Bush during
ceremonies at Chamber headquar-
ters. one of his last official appear-
ances as Commerce Secretary.
Billed as the most comprehensive
and far reaching study of its kind
in over a decade. Project Cornerstone
will go beyond traditional targeted
industry studies and normal economic
modeling. It will not only provide
data on job trends, infrastructure and
educational needs: it will also make
specific recommendations to guide
business and government leaders in
shaping future policy decisions.
Conducting the three-phase study
due for release early next year are
SRI International (formerly Stanford
Research Institute), Menlo Park, CA;
Data Resources, Inc., Lexington, MA;
and MGT of America, Tallahassee.
The study's first phase will
examine the economy from a global
perspective, assessing how national
and international trends impact
Florida, now and in the future.
Phase two will take an in-depth
look at Florida industries and analyze
the influence of factors such as quality
of life, education systems, site mar-
kets, availability of capital, transpor-
tation and human resources.
The final phase will provide a
vision for the state's future as it
relates to technology and services;
recommend strategies for developing
policies for the public and private
sectors and outline the roles and
responsibilities for such groups as the
Legislature, state agencies, The
Florida Chamber and local chambers.
Florida Chamber President Lee
Scott says the study will analyze the
state's strengths and weaknesses
using a number of methodologies,
including survey work, interviews and
focus group studies. It will also look at
the reasons why former business
prospects rejected Florida as a
location.
"We'll be going into each geo-
graphic area in the state to do in-depth
research," said Scott. ,"That way
we'll be able to be market specific in
'identifying JQb trends andiinyestment .


opportunities."
Project Cornerstone will build on
data and findings contained in the
State Comprehensive Plan as well as
the many other studies that have been
conducted by the state and local
councils and public agencies over the
last few years.
The Florida Economic Develop-
ment Act of 1988, which established a
Commission to make economic policy
recommendations, specifically refers
to the Project Cornerstone study and
directs Commission members to use
its data.


Project Cornerstone is due to be
completed in the first quarter of 1989.
Funding for Project Cornerstone
comes from advanced orders for
purchase of the final study. Copies of
the study are available at the
pre-publication price of $2200. As an
added incentive, advance subscribers
will also be entitled to send two
representatives to a one-day work-
shop conducted by the Project Cor-
nerstone consulting team. Further
information can be obtained by
calling The Florida Chamber at
904-222-2831.


Over 250 Club
Support Group for people who are 250 pounds or more.
First meeting to be held on October 20, 1988 at 7:00
p.m. at Gulf Pines Hospital. Come and help us set up.





VOTERS of DISTRICT 5
and Gulf County
I sincerely appreciated your support in the Primary Election
on September 6, 1988. Your continued support on October 4,
1988 will help me represent YOUR VOICE in District 5 and
Gulf County.
My stand on environmental issues and preservation has not
changed. I will work diligently to preserve the continued use
of our natural recreational resources for all the people of
Gulf County.
I would like to see an ad valorem tax freeze at its current
base and County Government hold its line on cost.
Therefore, I will earnestly solicit your opinion on any issues
or expenditures of your tax dollars.
Your constant awareness and inupt on topics and issues
brought before the Board will reflect in my decisions.
When you go to the polls on October 4, 1988, you can be
sure that D. B. "Don" Parker will be YOUR VOICE in all deci-
sions including major issues such as litter, garbage, paving,
etc.. .
Your support will be greatly appreciated.
D. B. "Don" PARKER
Pd. Pol. Adv. 3t 9/15


HIGHLAND VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Corner of Fourth Street and Second Avenue
Welcome Friend
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CHURCH TRAINING (Sunday) ............................. 6:00 P.M.
MID-WEEK PRAYER (Wednesday) ............... . 7:00 P.M.
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CHURCH TRAINING .. 5:45 p.m.

Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
DANIEL W. DUNCAN TERRY HUMES JEFFBOWDEN
PASTOR Min. of Music Min. of Youth
& Education & Recreation


WILLIE JENKINS

Essay Awards

Program Sun.
The public is cordially invited to
attend the first annual "Perspectives
on World Peace" essay contest
awards program this Sunday, Sep-
tember 20, at 2 p.m. on the Port St. Joe
High School stage. Parents and
friends are encouraged to help honor
these young writers.
PSJHS students in grades 9-12
have submitted entries that were
judged for first, second and third
place by Mrs. Jean Peters, Mrs. Alice
Machen, and Mr. Wesley Ramsey,
with cash awards donated by the
Baha'i community.
The afternoon program will
include commentary by contest par-
ticipants and distinguished < guest
speakers. Refreshments and music
will follow.
Willie Jenkins will entertain with
a selection of songs.
The essay contest celebrates the
upcoming International Day of Peach,
September 20; This United Nations
holiday is observed across the world
as a means of calling attention to the
need for the establishment of a lasting
peace among the nations.


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Thank You




Gulf County.



for Your

Vote & Support







I apologize for not being able to personally con-

tact everyone in Gulf County. It is a difficult

task to continue to do my job and devote the

time needed to campaign.

I have and will continue to campaign on my

record, my desire to work hard as your Sheriff

and our strong stance against drug dealers.

Your Vote Again on October 4 will

be Appreciated.


KEEP GOOD LAW ENFORCEMENT


AL HARRISON




Sheriff
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Don't Make A Guess...Call EMS 227-1115


Don't Guess Call EMS that's the
slogan for this year's EMS education
week. Designated by Governor Bob
Martinez for Sept. 18-24 this week will
have an even greater message for the
people of Gulf County.
Gulf Pines Ambulance has under-
gone a lot of turmoil in the past
several years but now has a chance to
pick itself up, brush itself off and say,
"It's our time to shine".
Emergency Medical Services are
the Ambulance Services of the 80's,
our employees are trained profession-
als who are dedicated to the safety
and well-being of this community.
They are Emergency Medical Tech-
nicians and Paramedics who have


completed college courses set up to
maintain a standard of pre-hospital
care throughout the state. They are
registered by the State of Florida and
designated by the patches they wear.
They must maintain and constantly
update their knowledge because
emergency procedures are always
changing.
We have already started our
campaign to expand the pre-hospital
care of the community by working in
conjunction with the St. Joe Police
Department and Gulf County Sheriff's
Department whose officers attended
and completed a state recognized
First Responder Course. This assures
the people of the community of


additional trained personnel in the
event of emergency or disaster, by
supplimenting our staff.
Throughout the week we will be
visiting local schools and civic
organizations to help the community
get to know us and what EMS is all
about. We'll answer questions and tell
you how you can protect yourselves
and your loved ones by giving you
vital information for handling emer-
gency situations.
During the coming months you'll
see us change. As the Ambulance
Service of days gone by emerge into
the EMS of today our colors will
change from the traditional white
over navy significant of our masses to


our own chosen colors of brown and
green significant of our "Gulf Pines"
and the area we are proud to
represent. As funding permits our
equipment will be updated and
improved and with that our service
can expand. Our logos will change
with the promise that EMS in Gulf
County will be ever improving be-
cause we care about you -

So when you see an accident, don't
guess whether or not you should pull
the victim out of the car or should put
him in your car and carry him to the
hospital Don't Guess Call EMS -
That's what we're here for because we
care about You!


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Vegetable Crops Must Eat Too!


Regular Feeding with Fertilizers Necessary In Our Poor Soil


by Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Director
We all have to eat, and most of us


enjoy eating vegetables. But to
produce abundantly, vegetable crops
have to eat too. We have to feed them


ROY LEE CARTER
fertilizer, however fertilizers can be
confusing. For example, what do the
numbers on the fertilizer tag means?
How much of what kind should we
use? When and how should the
fertilizer be applied?
Florida's sandy soils are notor-
iously infertile. This is a major
problem for commercial farmers and
backyard gardeners alike. You can
improve the fertility of your garden
soil with animal manures and other
kinds of organic matter: But, in most'
situations, you also need to add a
commercial fertilizer.
Plants need a variety of nutrients.
But, the major elements you must
supply are nitrogen, phosphorus, and
potassium. These chemicals are al-
ways listed in that order on the
fertilizer tag. The tag also shows the
quality of each major element in the
mix. For example, 100-pound bag of
8-8-8 fertilizer contains eight pounds of
nitrogen compound, eight pounds of
phosphorus, in the form of phosphoric
acid, and eight pounds of potassium
compound, called potash.


Gulf County Schools have releas-
ed their menus for the week of
September 19 23.
Monday, September 19
Hamburger with cheese
Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle
Buttered corn
Bun
Milk
Cookie
Tuesday, September 20
Turkey, Beef, or Pork on rice
Fruit
English Peas
Cornbread
Milk
Wednesday, September 21
Hoagie Sandwich
Lettuce, Tomato, Onion
French Fries
Bun
Milk
Brownie


The type and amount of fertilizer
you need will depend largely on the
kind of soil in your garden. Your
objective is to add only those nutrients
that your soil doesn't already contain
in adequate amounts. You should
remember that too much fertilizer
can be as bad as too little. Of course, if
you apply too little, your garden will
be unproductive. But, if you add too
much, you'll waste money, and you
may even injure crops.
In general, a 8-8-8 or 10-10-10.
analysis fertilizer is best for sandy
soils. For muck and peat soils, which
: are already high in nitrogen, a 0-12-20
analysis is recommended. For sandy
soils, and other soil with a low
nitrogen content, you'll need one or
two pounds per 100 square feet of
garden. On organic soils, you'll need
one or two pounds per 100 square feet.
If the soil in your garden isn't typical
of either of these common types, you
should have your soil analyzed to
determine the best kind of fertilizer
for your particular needs.
You should divide the amount of
fertilizer called for into two appli-
cations. About half should be broad-
cast over the entire garden a week or
two before planting. The rest should
be applied in shallow furrows on both
sides of the seed rows at planting
time. This procedure is called band-
ing. The furrows should be about six
inches apart, and only two or three
inches deep. Spread the fertilizer
evenly in the furrows, and then fill
them with soil.
The amount of fertilizer you place
in each furrow will vary according to
the distance between seed rows. With
narrow rows, you'll have more
furrows in a given area, and just a
little fertilizer in each one. Where the
rows are further apart, you'll have
fewer furrows, with more fertilizer in
each one. Just be sure to apply the
right amount for your garden, and
spread it evenly through the furrows.


Thursday, September 22
Spaghetti with meat sauce
and cheese
Green Beans
Rolls
Milk
Friday, September 23
Pizza
Cheese Wedge
Sliced Peaches
Mixed Vegetables
Milk
Cake
Menus are subject to change due
to the availability of food.

SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR!

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING PAYS
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and Sell Those Unwanted Items!!


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Considering higher costs, and the tremendous investment you now have
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BEACH FRONT TOWN HOMES
35th St. Mexico Beach: Large 3 bd., 3 ba. unfur-
nished, close to pier, very nice, $125,000.
Cortez St. End Triplex at St. Joe Beach: Lg. 3
bd., 2/s bae. covered deck, good layout,
fireplaces, $122,900 $129,000.
9815 Hwy. 98: Lovely 2 bd., 2'/< be. furnished,
$104,500.
9821 Hwy. 98: Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2%
be. townhome. $105,000 unfurn., $115,000 furn.
9811 Hwy. 98: Spacious 3 bd., 2% bd.,
townhome wlf.p., nicely furnished, Reduced to
$125,000.
9735 Hwy. 98: Roomy 3 bd., 2'/1 be. townhome,
completely furnished w/f.p. Reduced $110,000.
Ward St.: WATERFRONT, half of duplex, 3 bd., 2
ba., furnished, f.p., NICEI Reduced $121,600.
GULF AIRE
202 Perlwlhkle: Big 5 bd., 3 be. home, screen
porch, master bd., bath & own living area up-
stairs. $140,000.
New Listing, Gulf Aire Drive: Good single family
vacant lot, $17,900.
New Listing: 408 Gulf Aire Dr.: New 3 bd., 2 ba.
brick home, 2 car garage, patio, f.p., ceiling fans
at a ready for you price, $89,000.
Gulf Ailr Dr.: Good corner single family lot,
$25,000.
Beacon Road: Nice single family lot, good
neighborhood. Reduced to $25,000.
Beacon Road: Two large single family lots, One
$19,500, and one $17,500.
309 Buccaneer Road. Beautiful wooded vacant
lot close to pool & tennis courts. $22,500.
Sea Pines & Beacon Rd.: Lovely 3 bd., 2 be. fur-
nished brick home, Ig. garage. Reduced
$105,000.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 be. ea. side, excel.
construction, $76,500 per unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex or single family va-
cant lot, $22,900.
INDIAN PASS
On SR 30-A: Approximately 27 acres. Commer-
cial potential. Road frontage.
ST. JOE BEACH
Hwy. 98 between Balboa and Magellan.
Developersal '3A of block plus 1 lot. Look to the
future. Super investment. $330,000.
Corner of Santa Anna & 98: 4 bd., 2 ba. or
possibly could be converted Into 2 rental units.
$70,000.
St. Joseph Shores, Great buy for home across
street from beach. 2 bd. 1'i ba. townhome,
furn., $64,500 or $240,000 for all 4.
Pine St. & Hwy. 98, Unobstructed gulf view brick
home wideck on roof, wagon wheel window, Ig.
liv. rm. wlstone f.p. & bbq, 2 bd., 1 '* be., furnish-
ed. Outside utility & carport. $79,900.
New Listing: Alabama St., come see this newly
decorated 2 bd., 2 be. home. Screen porch, car-
port, Ig. storage building & greenhouse. Lovely
yard, $57,500.
New Listing: Americus St.: 3 bd., 2 be. mobile
home, family room addition. 1 block to beach.
$40,000.
DeSoto St.: Newly remodeled 1 bd., 1 ba. house,
walk-in closets, ceiling fans, shed. VW block to
beach. Partially furnished. Reduced to $50,000.
Alabama Very nice 3 bd. 2 be. mobile home,
chla, screen porches, fully fenced, landscaped.
$45,000.
Selma St.: Super nice Ig. double wide furnished
3 bd., 2 be. trailer on 1 'i lots, with Ig. utility
house. Immaculate. Reduced to $49,950.
Corner of Balboa & U.S. 98 Gulf Point* No. 1:
Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2'/a bath condo,
great price, $79,900.
Coronado Townhomes. 2 bdrm., 1'/ be.
dedicated beach. Unobstructed view. All
amenities. Furnished $84,900; unfurnished,
$74,500.
3 lots Pineda St. 1st block, $55,900.
U.S. 98 between Cortez & Desoto: 3 bd., 2 be.,
unobstructed Gulf view. Gas, can. h&a, great
buy, $62,000.
Balboa St.: Speakers, music system in lovely,
comfortable 24'x60' double wide 3 bdrm., 2 ba.
modular home, screened 12x32' front porch,
f.p., c/ha. Watch the birds feed from glassed
12x22' Fla. rm., as no paint brush needed
150'x150', 1'/ blocks from beach. Was $65,000,
Reduced from $62,500 to $60,000.
Balboa St.: Great investment 2 nice 2 bdrm., 1
be. houses, clha, on 50'x150' lots Reduced to
$90,000 or will sell separately.
Between Coronado & Balboa Streets: 50' lot on
Hwy. 98, Reduced to $39,000.

New Listing: Colunbus St.: Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba.
mobile home, shady lot, good price, $34,500.


Nancy Mock 227-1322
Flo Melton 229-8076
Charline Hargraves 648-8921
John Maddox 648-8899
Opal Everette 648-8409
Margaret Carter 648-5884
Mary Jane Lindsey 229-8560
Brenda Gullford 648-5435
Preston Wingate 648-8565
Sandra Scott 648-5849
Glenna Holten 648-8195
B.obbI Ann Seward 229-6908
Moira Ritch 648-5286


PORT ST. JOE
1618 Marvin Ave. Immaculate newly refurbish-
ed, 4 bd., 2 be. stucco home, sep. dining rm, liv.
rm. & den, on 2 big lots, 2 car garage. 395,000.
1301 Monument Ave.: 2 homes, one 3 bd., 2 be.,
f.p. and one 1 bd., 1 be. on corner lot & extra lot.
Possibilities. $56,500.
214 7th St.: 2 lots fully fenced, 2 bd., 1 ba., 2
half baths, big screened porch, partially furnish.
ed, good starter home, $32,000.
214 7th St.: 2 lots fully fenced, 2 bd., 1 ba., 2
half baths, big screened porch, partially furnish-
ed, good starter home, $32,000.
110 Sunset Circle: Lovely brick home on corner
lot & '/, 3 bd., 2 be., garden, fruit trees, other ex-
tras. Super neighborhood. Reduced to $110,000.
2004 Juniper Ave. Comfortable 3 bd., 1% ba.
brick home, just redone, swimming pool, 1%
lots, good price, $85,000.
Marvin Avenue, vacant lot, 75'x175', no back
door neighbors. $17,500. \'
230' on U.S. 98, with commercial bldg. & shed,
Interested? $134,900.
St. Joseph Bay Country Club: 3 bd., 2% be.,
Reduced to $59,900. 2 bd., 1 '/ be., Reduced to
$49,900. Fireplace, tile baths, other amenities.
Peace, quiet & the golf course.
Cape Plantation: Lovely 3 bd., 2% be. brick
home, many extras. $115,000.
Cape Plantation: 3 bd., 2 ba., very comfortable,
peace & quiet. $100,000.
BEACON HILL
2nd St. & Sth Ave.: Nice mobile home w/guest
cottage & barn & 4 lots. $39,900 or make offer
for individual pieces.
Corner of 3rd St. & 3rd Ave.: 2 lots, sell together
for $18,500. Reduced Terms.
Beacon Hill Bluff: Lg. 4 bd., 2 be. home, ch&a,
totally furnished, gorgeous decor, screen porch,
deck, landscaped, $149,500.
Then assure your fantastic view Buy the
waterfront lot across highway at $65,000.
Lovely waterfront duplex 1 bd., 1%' ba. each
side. Furnished, Super rental. $80,000 ea. side.
3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
bdrm., 1 be. custom built masonite siding,
shingle roof, other extras. $35,000.
MEXICO BEACH
120 Miramar Dr. Recently redone 3 bd., 2 be.
brick home, nicely and fully furnished. Land-
scaped. $95,000.
320 Georgia Ave.: Neat 1 bd., 1 be. home
w/workshop area & store. shed. Beautiful yard,
Nicel $41,000.
Hwy. 98 Great buy for home across street from
beach. Nice 2 bd., 1 % be. townhomes, furnish-
ed, $64,500 ea. or $240,000 for all 4.
28th St. Beachalde: Gorgeous gulf view from
glassed in porch. 3 bd., 2 be. brick home, great
Investment. $99,500.
New Liting: 41st St. BeacMhede: Unit In four
plex, Neat as a pint Furnished, 2 bd., 1% be.
Very affordable, $54,500.
Grand iale, 231 Kimove:Cozy &nice 3 bd., 1
be. home, screen porch, ch&a, fenced, satellite
dish, priced to sell. $55,000.
Vacant Property 110' waterfront and 62' lot
across highway. Good price. $140,000.
Grand Isle, Kim Kove: Two good building lots,
each 75'x115'. Cleared and high. $10,000 ea.
404 8th St. 2 bd., 2 be., can. h&a, mobile home, 2
screen porches, Ig. outside utility house, very
nice, on Ig. lot. $44,500.
36th St.: 2 bd., 1 be., 56'x14' furnished mobile
home. NICEI $35,000.
12th St. Business Center commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.
13th St. 120' x 90'. close to beach, $28,000.
Grand Isle, Nan Nook: 3 bd., 1 ba., f.p. wieffi-
clency apt., lots of extras. $87,000.
OVERSTREET
Oak St.: 2 acres, quiet area, 3 bd., 2 ba. double
wide mobile home wlf.p., island stove & other
extras. 1 acre fenced. $53,900.
YOUNGSTOWN
Approximately 1 % acres, good price, $11,500.


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Gulf Pines Hospital in its continued

effort to upgrade and expand its

service to the community

is pleased to announce


DR. STEPHEN GROSS

opening his practice of

PODIATRY

in Gulf Pines Hospital


Dr. Gross was reared in St. Petersburg, FL and trained in
Cleveland, N. Y. and Connecticut. For four and a half years Dr.
Gross established and supervised the foot surgical department at
Bay Pines Veterans Hospital and practiced in Tallahassee for 14
years. He was team Podiatrist for FSU while working on his PhD.
in sports medicine. Dr. Gross currently resides locally.


EM~PPP.


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Development Would Ruin Bay

Says Area Environmentalist on Flowers' Proposed Pensinula Marina


By: Jack Rudloe
The July 6 Tallahassee democrat
editorial concerning the stated desire
of Cape San Bias developers to protect
the bay while still developing a
marina -and golf course was naive in
the extreme. As always, people want
to believe they can have their cake
and eat it, too.
Barrier beach ecosystems are
extremely fragile biological commun-
ities that have been repeatedly
destroyed by human development.
Those at Cape San Bias in particular
are a major landfall for migratory
birds in the spring and fall. Many of
these species are already in serious
decline due to habitat destruction
elsewhere.
Already the indiscriminate build-
ing of condominiums has reduced part
of the spit from a once beautiful
landscape to its present' clutter of
buildings and power lines. In one
large developed area, almost all the
sand pines that are the major
protection from wind erosion are
dead. The only thing ".'environmental-
ly sensitive" about the existing
development at the.Cape is the fact
that it isn't yet complete and some
undeveloped! land still remains' to
employ bulldozer operators next year.


The runoff and sewerage from
upland development is already a gun
pointed at the bay. Runoff from
fertilizers necessary to grow grass for
a golf course in the bare mineral sand
presents a grave risk of polluting the
bay as well by raising nutrient levels
and allowing increased growth of
microscopic plants or phytoplankton.
This in turn will reduce the clarity
of the water and in all probability lead
to the loss of the sea grasses and the
hundreds of species of animals .they
support. This is not speculative it
has already happened over and over
in South Florida.
Now, the incredibly rich marine
grass beds of St. Joe Bay are directly
threatened by a marina. The Envir-
onmental Protection Agency's siting
criteria for marinas specifically re-
commends against locations adjacent
to grass beds or in approved shellfish
harvesting waters. The bay's grass
beds support hundreds of species of
plants and animals in huge numbers
and are probably the richest marine
environment in Florida coastal wat-
ers outside of the Keys.
Dredging will directly destroy the
grass on the site. Turbidity will
reduce growth in adjacent areas and
the polluted water of the marina basin


and greatly increased boat traffic will
impact the bay for years to come.
Marinas are invariably a source
of heavy metal and petroleum pollu-
tion to the sediments, adjacent waters
and biota. No mitigation by the
developer will change this.
The construction of a marina will
automatically lead to closure of some
of the most productive shellfish
waters of North Florida. Significant
commercial landings of clams will be,
lost and the sport fishery for scallops
will be seriously threatened.
Even if all the above problems
could be addressed-which they
can't-the addition of more recrea-
tional boats to the already overcrowd-
ed system will create major environ-
mental problems. Much of the bay is
extremely shallow, with tides that
vary widely from predicted condi-
tions. Already the grass beds are
crisscrossed with the prop scars left
by boaters struggling not to run
aground. These scars destroy Ithe
grass and remain fot years.
The current level of human use
has already led to noticeable changes
in species present in the last several
decades. In the 25 years that we have
conducted research, collected ani-


Florida Growing at Fast Clip;


Rate Is Above National Average


mals for other researchers and taught
marine biology, in St. Joe Bay, we
have seen the populations of. large
predatory whelks and conchs, which
are critical to the ecosystem, stripped
out by shell collectors. This, too, will
only be intensified.
The Department of Natural Re-
sources and the Department of
Environmental Regulation will have
to make some hard choices to protect
the public interest. There is already
existing public access from the state
park, the city park and several fish
camps. Anyone who wants to go, can.
The DER in particular would do
well to give this project a careful
evaluation. St. Joe Bay deserves
better than the superficial analysis
the agency has been known to conduct
in permit applications in other areas.
We have years of experience in the
area and expect to participate in the
decision-making process as fully as
the law allows.
If developer Langdon Flowers
does not want to be known as "the guy
who ruined the bay," perhaps he
should totally rethink his plans for
such environmentally incompatible
developments as marinas and golf
courses. Perhaps, like many others,
he honestly believes that engineers
can solve everything. That is simply
not the case in this situation.
(Jack Rudloe is the owner of Gulf
Specimens Company of Panacea
which harvests sea creatures for sale
to experimental laboratories and is an
avowed environmentalist. -Ed.)


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pace above the national average, but
the economy will be expanding more
slowly through the end of the decade
tan it did in the past five years. Some-
df this is due to the nation's economy,
vhich is being affected by renewed
fJars of inflation and a shift from a
onsumption-led growth to an unpre-
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Dr. Hank Fishkind, a member of
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entering a period of "stagflation" that.
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somewhere in between. For 1988,
Gross National Product (GNP) is
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last two years.
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growth generates fears of inflation-
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capacity, and U.S. labor markets are
virtually at full employment. At such
times, any increased demand for
domestic products is likely to result in
higher prices, according to the
magazine.
Meanwhile, the falling value of
the U.S. dollar is directly inflationary
because it pushed import prices
higher .and allows domestic prices to
rise. Fishkind predicts that although
the national economic outlook does
not include a recession this year,
Florida will experience a slowing in
population growth as stagflation sets
in, interest rates rise and housing
markets deteriorate in the North
keeping.retirees away who otherwise
would move to Florida. Job creation
will also slow as tourism declines and
defense contract work dries up.
The good news is that even at
lower levels, Florida's population
growth will remain above average.
The state added 1.5 million new
residents in the last four years; only
the 1.7 million increase from 1970 to
1974 was higher. Meanwhile, over the
past four years, Florida's economy
generated more new jobs than in any
other four-year period in its history.
In a nutshell, the new era of
stagflation nationally will mean that
the state's current extraordinary
growth will slow to a: more ordinary
rate, but Florida is still expected to
outperform the rest of the nation.

Computer Workshop
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Panama City Campus is sponsoring
five advanced computer workshops
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DOS, October 6; Hard Disk Manage-
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for the 4.2 User, October 19. Classes
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Page 4B The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15,1988

Karl Bowen Will Direct

St. Jude's Child Research

Bike-a-Thon Fund Raiser


St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital announced that Karl Bowen
has agreed to be the Coordinator of
the St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital Bike-A-Thon in Port St. Joe,
on October 22.
St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital was founded by entertainer
Danny Thomas. The institution
opened its doors to the public in 1962 to
combat catastrophic diseases which
afflict our children. St. Jude Hospital
is non-sectarian, non-discriminatory,
and provides total medical care to all
patients.
At St. Jude, .scientists and phy-
sicians are working side by side
seeking not only a better means of
treatment, but also the cures, causes
and prevention of these terrible
killers.
All findings and information
gained at the Hospital are shared
freely with doctors and hospitals all
over the world. Thanks to St. Jude
Hospital, children who have leu-


kemia, Hodgkin's disease, sickle-cell
anemia, and other child-killing dis-
eases now have a better chance to
live.
The Bike-A-Thon program this
year is dedicated to Brian McColli-
ster. Brian, a native of Louisiana, was
diagnosed with leukemia in October,
1984. Since that time, Brian has come
to St. Jude every six weeks for
treatment, and every 12 weeks for a
bone marrow test and spinal tap to
make sure his cancer stays in
remission. While at home, Brian
receives oral medicaiton daily. Brian
is a living example of the research,
patient care, and educational pro-
grams of this internationally recog-
nized Hospital.
We sincerely appreciate the con-
cern that Karl Bowen has for our work
work, and we hope the citizens of Port
St. Joe will support the Bike-A-Thon
this Fall to help provide the funds
needed to preserve the world's
greatest asset..."our children.


C.F.'s Poster Child

Selects

Dress
A pretty new .
dress is what cystic .
fibrosis poster child
Ashley St. Pierre is
looking for with Ms.
Cindy Whitehurst.
Ashley and other
cystic fibrosis chil-
tdren will be present
to help crown the
winners at over 40
local pageants
throughout Georgia
and the Florida Pan-
handle. The Bay
County Area Miss
Southern Sweetheart
Pageant will be
directed by Sandra
Cannon on Septem-
ber 17th. All interes-
ted young ladies ages
6 months through 18
years of age should
contact Ms. Cannon
at 229-6739 or the
Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation office at
1-800-424-1800.


FHP Clamping Down on Heavy

Abuse of 55 MPH Speed Limit
The Florida Highway Patrol Florida stands to lose a portion of
warned motorists that intensive speed its federal highway construction funds
limit enforcement efforts would begin if compliance falls below 50 percent
in high noncompliance areas through- for the quarter ending September 30.
out the state. This comes as a result of The speed limit in all of Florida
recent information from the Depart- except designated rural interstate
ment of Transportation indicating roads and the turnpike is 55.


widespread abuse of the 55 M-H
speed limit.
All of the FHP's 10 aircraft
statewide will be devoted to speed
enforcement coupled with stepped up
applications of radar afid vascar
operations.


"To allow this repeated trend of
excessive speeds to dictate this
undesirable consequence is not
acceptable and will be met with active
and sustained enforcement counter-
measures," Burkett said.


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(904) 227-1428
CAPE PLANTATION
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$114,000.
OWNER ANXIOUS Very u l nI be oom, E th, two story home featuring cedar siding.
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HOME & THE BEACH Secluded single family homes under construction in beautiful Silva
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OVERSTREET
COUNTRY LIVING In this 2 bedroom, 1 bath deluxe mobile home on approx. 1 acre with fish pond.
$28,500.
PORT ST. JOE
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CORNER NINTH & WOODWARD 2 bedroom, 1 bath units with kitchens equipped and central h/a.
Prices start at $36,500. Good rental records.
310 16th Street. See it and you will love It. 3 BR, 1 % bath, completely remodeled on corner lot. Cen-
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SUPER LOCATION CONVENIENT TO SCHOOL This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has living room, din-
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separate utility room & large fenced In back yard. Reduced to $490,00.
1001 McCLELLAN AVE. Very spacious 2 bedroom home with large studio for the artist or craftsman.
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RED BULL ISLAND-- Two lots near Chipola River. $4,000 each.
.16th STREET 2 beautiful residential building lots. 75'x180' each. Water and sewer connections
available. $15,000 each.
PONDEROSA PINES Wooded '/ acre and 1 acre mobile home or single family homesites near
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Fall Bible Study


At Faith Bible

The Faith Bible Church, 801 20th
Street of Port St. Joe, will be Holding
their Fall Bible Conference beginning
Sunday morning, September 18th. The
speaker for this year's conference will
be Dr. Ray Baughman from South-
eastern Bible College of Birmingham,
Alabama.
Dr. Ray Baughman is currently
Dean of External Studies at South-
eastern. Dr. Baughman previously
served on the faculty of Dallas Bible
College. He was the founder and
director of the correspondence school
and also taught Christian writing
courses. Dr. Baughman has written
ten books in eight different fields. The
Abundant Life, Bible History Visual-
ized, Creative Bible Study Methods,
and The Successful Life are some of
the books the Paris Bible Church in
Paris, Texas, and the Christ Com- '
munity Church of Dallas. in Dallas, _, Dr. RayBan
Texas. a.j, .
Dr. Baughman's theme for the
conference is: "This Life: God's
Workshop for Eternity". Some of the
message titles are as follows: "Signs
of His Coming"; Living On A
Heavenly Expense Account";
Events That Precede The King-
dom"; "Rewards To Be Gained Or
Lost"; "Activities Of Eternity"; and
"The Consumation Of His Plan".
Dr. Baughman will be speaking
during the Sunday School hour at 9:45
a.m. Sunday, September 18th. He will
also be sharing at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00
p.m. that same day. Monday through
Wednesday, September 19-21, Dr.
Baughman will be speaking beginning
at 7:00 p.m. nightly. Everyone is
welcome to attend. It should be a
great time of learning and spiritual
refreshment.

FSU Sponsoring

Record Seminar

The Florida State University F
Small Business Development Center,
Small Business Administration and
Tynall Air Force Base Education
Center are co-sponsoring a seminar,
"Record-keeping", on September 20.
Record-keeping in a small busi-
ness should be viewed as an inval-
uable tool, not an intolerable burden.
Learn how to set up a simple, but
effective system to get the informa-
tion you need without pain or fuss.
Financial statements will be made due
clearer.
The seminar will be held at TAFB
Education Center, Building 1230,
Room 26, from 4:30 7:30 p.m. There
is no charge. For more information
and-or reservations, please call FSU--
SBDC at (904) 872-4655 or 872-4710.


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The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15,1988 Page 5B



Study Shows Some Jobs Go Begging for People


Florida is the fourth-largest and
fastest growing state. Over 800 people
move here every day. Florida's
,unemployment rate is so low, many
areas of the state have virtually full
employment. As a consequence, 12,000
service jobs in Central Florida go
begging:
For many businesses, the bad
news is that finding good employees ia
a major problem. Almost one-half of
the 580 CEOs polled in Florida Trend's
1988 Business Survey said they have
trouble finding qualified labor, and
nearly 80 percent of those said they
have raised wages to attract workers.
The good news is that Florida's
Department of Health and Rehabilita-
tive Services (HRS) is helping busi-
nesses find, train and keep good
workers. Project Independence helps
match employers with pre-screened
applicants seeking work.
Project Independence brainchild
of HRS Secretary Gregory L. Coler -
puts Florida at the forefront of
welfare reform initiatives. Based on a
similar program Coler created as
head of the Illinois Department of
Public Aid, the project depends on a
working coalition of the Departments
of HRS, Labor and Employment
Security, Education and the private
sector.
The program provides workers
with what they need to get and keep a
job. In addition to testing and
training, services might include child
care, transportation, auto repair
assistance, health care, uniforms or
books. A Job Club teaches employabi-
lity skills and. job pride. Graduates
often return to help motivate others
through their own example: "If I can,
so can you."
When Bob May, sales manager

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MORNING WORSHIP. 11:00a.m.
EVENING WORSHIP.. 6:00 p.m.
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PASTOR
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for Cabinet Design Industries of
Orlando, called Project Independence
he was desperate for help. "We ran
ads looking for people, but we didn't
always have good luck," May said.
When he heard a radio promotion for
Project Independence, he called.
A recent graduate fit May's
profile. Now Annette Lee does all the
buying for the company, a booming
manufacturer for store fixtures for
restaurants, department stores and
resorts like Disney World. She has
earned two promotions since she
started. "We've got a good person,"
said May. "She's dependable and
learns fast We'd hire ten more like
her if she could."
Project Independence was creat-
ed in 1987 by the Florida Legislature.
The program will save $443 million in
future welfare costs over a four-year
period, and it can save Florida
businesses untold dollars in recruit-
ment and training costs.
Pediatric Nurse Supervisor Pam


Florida is the first large state to'
allow parents to obtain Social Security
cards for newborns when birth
registration information is submitted.
Florida Department of Health and
Rehabilitative Services (HRS) Secre-
tary Gregory L. Coler said the new
free service, which starts this month,
will save busy parents the time and
effort of later visiting a Social
Security office to present evidence to
secure a Social Security number for
the child.
Parents are seeking Social Secur-
ity numbers for their children at an
earlier age to establish savings
accounts, purchase savings bonds, or
to apply for other government bene-
fits. Also, taxpayers are now required
to show Social Security numbers for
dependents age five years or older on
federal, tax returns.
The new program was successful-


*Callaway had problems filling a unit
clerk position at St. Joseph's Hospital
in Tampa.
"I needed someone who was
bi-lingual and who could work in a
high stress environment," she said. A
Project Independence trainer sent her
Frances Sheppard. "I knew nothing
about Project Independence before I
hired Frances. All I knew and cared
about was her education, could she
work odd hours and was she bi-lin-
gual. I was frantic to fill this position -
I hired her and she's doing fine."
Project Independence graduates
are working as secretaries, data entry
clerks, correctional officers, horticul-
turalists and truck drivers.
Skilled welfare recipients begin
job hunting immediately. The unpre-
pared are tested to determine their
educational and skills levels. Some
individuals attend literacy or training
programs through the Job Training
Partnership Act (JTPA), private
industry councils or local vocational-


ly piloted last year in New Mexico,
Iowa and Indiana, but Florida is the
first large state to participate. The
175,000 births a year'in the Sunshine
state exceeds the combined total of
the pilot states.
"Under this new one-stop ser-
vice," Coler said, "when parents
complete the birth registration form
they can indicate if they want a Social
Security card issued to the child.
"If so, the HRS Vital Statistics
office will send their request electron-
ically to the Social Security Adminis-
tration and the card will be issued
automatically."
The card should arrive 10 to 12
weeks after the. birth, officials said.
Florida participation in the new
program, authorized by the Legisla-
ture, necessitated only a minor
change in birth registration inform-
ation forms.


technical programs.
Customized programs have been
designed to train workers on-site for
entry-level jobs in businesses, hospi-
tals and nursing homes. Employers
,may be eligible for Enterprise Zone,
Targeted Jobs Tax Credits and
TRADE credits that can offset up to 80:
percent of wages paid during training.
: The free personnel services that
Project Independence can offer' a
business are extensive. When Sharon
Henderson, HRS Employment Spe-
cialist in DeFuniak Springs, noticed a
new sign announcing the future site of
a Western Sizzlin' Steak House she
called the Chamber of Commerce to
make contact with management,.
Before ground was broken, she
had agreed to advertise, prescreen,
contact prospects, set up interviews
and secure contracts for training with
the local private industry council..
Henderson even provided interview
space. "The need was there, we took it
and ran with it," she recalls.
Through Henderson, Western Siz-
zlin' hired 22 people including 1i
former welfare recipients. Tax bene-
fits and 50 percent training wage
subsidies were obtained, and TRADE
repaid an additional $1.10 per hour of
six employees during training. One
ex-welfare recipient has taken food
management courses and advanced to
luncheon buffet chef.
Project Independence is proving
that people on welfare want to work.
The program has exceeded its goal of
placing 28,000 people in jobs its first
year despite the fact that it's the best
kept secret in town.
t Cooperation and coordination are
the keys to its success. HRS Secretary
Coler says, "This is the finest
example of inter-governmental coop-
eration I have seen in all my years of
public service. HRS has the people,
the Department of Education has the
knowledge, and the Department of
Labor has the ability to match people
with jobs let's not keep it a secret any
longer."
By: V. Sheffield Kenyon & Luch
Sheppard


Praises Be!! Fleas May Soon be


On List of

'Tis the season for fleas, but two
new insect growth regulators devel-
oped by researchers at the University
of Florida make future springs and
summers look almost itchless for
dogs, cats and owners. Soon to be
released commercially, a dose of
either product controls fleas up to six
months, is 90 percent effective and
safer than most pesticides currently
available, says entomologist Phil
Koehler with the Institute of Food and
Agriculture Sciences (IFAS).


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METHODIST YOUTH WEDNESDAY..... 9:30 a.m.
i- FELLOWSHIP ... 5:30 p.m. THURSDAY ...... 7:30p.m.
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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.mrri......... Young People
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A result of a joint effort between'
IFAS and Richard Patterson of the
USDA-Agricultural Research Service,
the innovative' produtii contain fen-
oxycarb and diflubenzuron, Koehler
said. They will be initially marketed
to the pest control industry under the
trade names of Torus and Dimilin.
"These chemicals have the poten-
tial to revolutionize the pest control
industry. Studies show they are a
thousand times more effective than
any flea pesticide used now, and they
are the first to give long-lasting
control outdoors," the IFAS Entomol-
ogist said.
While mot flea products require
monthly applications and break down
quickly in tle sun, those containing
these new chemicals last up to four
months indoors and up to five months
outside, said Koehler. This long-term
residual effect can help pest control
companies provide an effective ser-
vice and can save consumers money.
"And because they affect the
insect's hormonal balance, they are
potentially safer to humans and
animals than many pesticides cur-
rently used," Koehler said.
Most flea controls work by
affecting the insect's central nervous
system. Insect growth regulators,
however, influence the hormone pro-
duction system of the biting pest,
which differs from the systems of all
warm-blooded animals. The one
chemical attacks insects in their
juvenile stage of development and the
other prevents the formation of an
outer skeleton, Koehler said.
Over-the-counter foggers, hand-
held sprays and yard products
containing the growth regulators wiff
be available in time for next spring's
flea season, Koehler predicts. Incor-
porating the new products into pet
shampoos and daily pills furthers the
possibility of a flealess future.
"These two products are going to
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

DIVISION OF ELECTIONS


PUBLIC NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE

Under Florida law persons with physical disabilities, the elderly and
those who are unable to read are entitled to special assistance in register-
ing and voting.

SECTION 97.061 provides that such persons SHALL be
registered and receive assistance at the polls in casting their ballots.

SECTION 101.051 and the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965
provide that persons who are blind or unable to read may choose a per-
son to assist (other than an employer or official of the voter's union), or
have the help of two election officials in voting.


ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE'

Any registered voter who cannot go to the polls without assistance
from another person may request an absentee ballot from the Supervisor
of Elections by mail, telephone or in person.

For full information on aids available for the elderly and handicap-
ped at registration and polling places, call the office of your county Super-
visor of Elections.


FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

The Office of the Secretary of State, Division of Elections, has in-
stalled a telecommunications device for the deaf that will give the hear-
ing impaired important voter and election information. The telephone
number is 904/488-7690.


CLOSE OF REGISTRATION

You must register to vote by August 6, 1988, to vote in the
September 6 first primary or the October 4 second primary. You must
register by October 8 to vote in the November 8 general election.

Jim Smith
Secretary of State


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Kidney Disease Can be Prevented


It is important to know about
kidney diseases a leading health
problem in America today. More than
13 million Americans suffer from
diseases of the kidney and urinary
tract. Kidney disease is the direct
cause of 78,000 deaths per year and a
leading cause of lost work time and
pay.
Kidneys are the twin organs in our
bodies that perform certain vital,
life-maintaining functions. The kid-
neys clean waste materials and
excess fluids from our blood, filter the
blood, retaining some compounds,


excreting others, and help regulate
blood pressure and red blood cell
count.
Prevention is as important as
treatment in many forms of kidney
disease. High blood pressure or
hypertension can be both a cause and
a consequence of renal disease. There
are two reasons why physicians are
concerned with the kidney, hyperten-
sion and its management. Timely
diagnosis and treatment of hyperten-
sion can often prevent or stop the
progression of renal disease. Diabetes
is another disease which may cause


- Public Notices


BID NUMBER 339
The City of Port St. Joe, Florida requests bids
on Two (2) 1989 Police Vehicles. All bids must be
F.O.B., Port St. Joe, Florida.
Bids must be sealed in an envelope and plainly
marked "Bid Number 339". 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. 0. Box 278, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456. Bid opening will be held October 18, 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.
/ / L. A. Farris
City Auditor/Clerk 2t 9/15 & 9/22
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
Case No. 88-105
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: Estate of
ROBERT A. NEIDHARDT, SR.,
deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED IN
THE ESTATE:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the ad-
ministration of the Estate of ROBERT A.
NEIDHARDT, SR., Deceased, Case No. 88-105, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County,
Florida, Probate Division, and the address of
which is Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The Personal Representative of the
estate is ROBERT A. NEIDHARDT, JR., whose
address is P. 0. Box 13156, Mexico Beach, Florida
32410. The name of the Personal Representative's
Attorney is: ROBERT M. MOORE, 324 Reid Ave.,
P. O. Box 248, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.
All persons having claims or demands against
the Estate are required, WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE to file with the
Clerk of the above Court a written statement of any
demand or claim they may have. Each claim must
be in writing and must indicate the basis of the
. claim, the name and address of the creditor or his
Agent or Attorney and the amount claimed. If the
claim is not yet due, the date when it wilf become
due shall be stated. If the claim is contingent or
unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be
stated. If the claim is secured, the security shall be
described. The Claimant shall deliver sufficient
copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk
to mail one copy to each Personal Representative.
All persons interested in the Estate to whom a
copy of this Notice of Administration has been
mailed are required, WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any ob-
Jections they may have that challenge the validity
of the decedent's will, the qualifications of the per-
soial representative, or the venue or jurisdiction
of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS


NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
Date of the first publication of this Notice of
Administration is Thursday, September 15, 1988.
/s/ ROBERT A. NEIDHARDT, JR.,
Personal Representative of the
Estate of ROBERT A. NEIDHARDT, SR., Deceas-
ed.
/s/ ROBERT M. MOORE
Attorney for Personal Representative
P. 0. Box 248
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(904) 229-8181
2t 9/15/88 & 9/22/88
PUBLIC NOTICE
Effective October 1, 1988, it will be required
that-all persons o1r corporations that PERFORM
septic tank service activities to have a license. Sep-
tic tank service activities requiring a license in-
clude septic tank installations, septic tank cleaning
services, and portable toilet services.
Such certification ensures that septic tank con-
tractors have completed and passed state approv-
ed schooling and examination relating to installa-
tion and maintenance of onsite sewage disposal
systems.
For more information, please contact the Gulf
County Public Unit's Environmental Health Sec-
tion at 227-1202.
2t9/15 & 9/22/88
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
Case No. 530
IN PROBATE
IN RE: The Estate of
LESTER ALLEN,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Johnnie Mae Allen
Address Unknown
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED a Petition for
Partial Distribution has been filed and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your Answer or other
response to the Petition for Partial Distribution on
Petitioner's Attorney: ROBERT M. MOORE, P. 0.
Box 248, Port St. Joe, FL 32456, and file the original
threof in the Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Gulf
County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, on
or before the 29th day of September, 1988. If you
fail to do so, an Order for the relief sought may be
granted by Default.
DATED this the 25th day of August, 1988.
BENNY C. LISTER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: Is/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
4t 9/1,9/8,9/15 & 9/22/88

THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 88-101
IN RE: ESTATE OF
EUGENIA TATE
deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of EUGENIA
TATE, deceased. File Number 88-101, is pending in


damage to kidneys. It is to our
advantage to carefully monitor and.
have routine checkups by physicians
to prevent diabetes onset and the
serious consequences associated with
it. Other kidney diseases are obstruc-,
tions (including kidney stones), glo-
merulonephritis and nephrosis.
Urinary tract infections are a
fairly common (especially in women)
and easily treat health problem which*
may eventually lead to poor function
or -obstruction of the kidneys. Be,
aware of your health and in return,
you may prevent or stop kidney
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the Circuit Co for Gulf County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse, i10 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456.The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All 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 personal representative,
venue, or jurisdiction of the court.
ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. ,
Publication of this Notice has begun on
September 8, 1988.
Personal Representative:
WILLIAM E. COOPER
7821 Old Chester Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
Attorney for Personal Representative:
CHARLES A. COSTIN
COSTING & COSTIN
Post Office Box 98
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Telephone: (904) 227-1159


2t 9/8 & 9/15/88
THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 88-102
IN RE: ESTATE OF
WALTER LESLIE
deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of WALTER
LESLIE, deceased, File Number 88-102, is pending
in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, Pro-
bate Division, the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456.The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All 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 personal representative,
venue, or jurisdiction of the court.
ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
Publication of this Notice has begun on
September 8, 1988.
Personal Representative:
MAXINE LESLIE SLOAN HAMMONS
108 Steamboat Court
Orlando, Florida 32828
Attorney for Personal Representative:
CHARLES A. COSTIN
413 Williams Avenue
Post.OfficeBox 98 ,.
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
, Telephone: (04) 227-1159
2t 9/8 & 9/15/88


disease from developing by drinking
lots of fluids (acidic beverages like
cranberry juice), urinating frequently
'and after intercouse. Early treatment
of urinary tract infections will prevent
kidney disease from developing.
The most severe type of disorder
is kidney (renal) failure. This results
when kidneys are so diseased or
damaged from injury that they can no
longer function. In addition to dis-
eases mentioned earlier, damage to
kidney function may occur as a result
of the use of some drugs, solvents, etc.
In addition, abnormalities of the
urinary tract present at birth may
lead to poor function, obstruction or
chronic infection. When your kidneys
fail, your body does not excrete
enough water, salt and other sub-
stances. The volume of water increa-
ses and tissues swell. Without special-
ized treatment, the composition of
body fluids changes steadily until it
becomes so abnormal that death may
occur.
Many kidney diseases can be
successfully treated in early stages
but may be potentially fatal if
neglected. Knowledge of the warning
signs of kidney disease is vital to all of
us. They include puffiness around the
eyes (especially in children), gradual
swelling of parts of your body (often
the ankles), lower back pain just
below the rib cage, increased fre-
quency of urination or changes in
pattern of urination, problem with
urination pain or unusual sensation,
bloody or tea-colored urine and
finally, high blood pressure which
must be diagnosed by a physician.
If you have any of these symp-
toms, I urge you to see your physical
immediately. A physician must deter-
mine what the disease is and how far
it has advanced in order to outline a
program of treatment for you.
Some kidney conditions can be
cured. In other cases treatment can
relieve pain, slow down the disease
and lengthen life. Treatments include
special diets, diuretic drugs, antibio-
tics, steroids, surgery and shock
waves which break down kidney
stones.
If all other treatments fail, kidney
transplantation may be used as a last
resort treatment for complete kidney,
failure. Unfortunately, some patients
are not suited for transplants or need
more time to regain their strength
prior to surgery. Other patients must
be maintained until suitable donor
kidneys are found. In cases of
rejection or of temporary kidney
failure, the artificial kidney is vital!
The artificial kidney is a machine
that provides the "blood-washing"
which our kidneys usually perform.
The artificial kidney works on a
principal of dialysis a process that
occurs when two solutions are separ-
ated by a porous membrane. Today
some 80,000 patients receive the much
needed artificial kidney care.
To learn more about. kidney
disease, the warning signs, etc., call
your local county public health unit.
All CPHUs distribute pamphlets;
these pamphlets are provided as a
free service to you.


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please call Bryan Butts, 229-6182.


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$$$ LOTTERY $$$
Cash in on today's lotto craze! Get
your share of this multi-million dollar
business with our vending machine,
no selling required. Investment
$15,000 cash for equipment. Call 1-800-
247-9111 or 1-800-544-8548, 9 a.m. 8
p.m., EDT. 4tp9/15





Apalachicola Valley Nursing Center
has a full-time opening for an LPN on
the 7-3, 3-11 shift. Our salary & benefit
package is excellent. Salary increases
and vacation becomes available on
the completion of 3 months employ-
ment. Since March 1983, this home is
the only nursing home within 150
miles to be consistently licensed by
the State of Florida as a "Superior
Nursing Home." Please call Mrs.
Gates, in Blountstown at 674-5464.
2tc 9/8

Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Excellent slary and benefit pro-
gram. Certification course offered in
facility. Contact Job Service of
Florida for application/interview.
229-8438. tfc 9/1
Personal Florida. Learn to prepare
income tax returns. Enroll in H & R
Block's Tax School. Call 648-5977.
Seasonal work available to qualified
grads. No obligation. tfc 9/1


The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15,1988


Furnished trailer and trailer lot for
rent. 227-1260. 4tp 8/25
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.
tfc 9/1 '7


Page 6B


Laborers wanted: Coast to Coast
Coatings. Apply at M.T.I., Port St.
Joe, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept.
15. See Wayne Ford or Jim Davis.
Part-time RN position available for
Home Health Care. Flexible hours,
competitive pay. 229-8238. EOE.
Position Title: Vocational Teacher
Aide, The Gulf County School Board is
receiving applications for a Voca-
tional Teacher Aide. Application
forms are available at Port St. Joe
High School and the School Board of-
fice. Persons having applications on
file in the School Board office and
wishing to be considered for this posi-
tion must request to have their appli-
cation submitted. One (1) position is
available. Application deadline is
Sept. 23, 1988, 3:00 P.M., ET. The Gulf
County School Board is an equal op-
portunity employer.
Position Title: Vocational Guidance
Assistant, The Gulf County School
Board is receiving applications for a
Vocational Guidance Assistant posi-
tion. Application forms are available
at Port St. Joe High School and the
School Board office. Persons having
applications on file in the School
Board office and wishing to be con-
sidered for this position must request
to have their application submitted.
One (1) position is available. Applica-
tion deadline is Sept. 23, 1988, 3:00
P.M., ET. The Gulf County School
Board is an equal opportunity
employer.
Gulf Co. Senior Citizens Assoc. will
be accepting applications/resumes
for the position of Assistant Case
Manager for the CCE (Community
'Care for the Elderly) Program. This
is a part time position (20 hrs. per
week). A bachelor's degree in Social
Work, Sociology, Psychology, Nurs-
ing or related field is required. Other
job education and/or experience may
be substituted for all or part of the
basic requirements with the approval
of the Area Agency on Aging for North
Florida. I
Applications may be obtained at the
Association's office located at Avenue
D and Peters Street in Port St. Joe.
Resumes may be mailed to P. O. Box
776, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The
deadline for applications is Sept. 23,
1988 at 5:00 p.m. Phone 2294-466 for
more information.
Applicants must have own transpor-
tation and be willing to drive in both
Gulf and Bay counties. Outreach,
client assessment, and administrative
work will be required of this position.
This article was prepared by the
Gulf County Sr. Citizens Association',
Inc., which is funded in part by the
Older Americans Act and the Dept. of
Health and Rehabilitative Services.
3tc 9/15
Homemaker needed: Gulf County
Senior Citizens Association is in need
of one volunteer to provide Home-
maker services to functionally im-
paired, homebound senior citizens.
Volunteer will receive a small sti-
pend, plus travel, but must be at least
60 yrs. of age and have transportation.
3tc 9/15
Marine Employment Services
available from coast to coast.
Masters ................ $150 a day
Mates .................. $105 a day
AB's ...................... $75 a day
Licensed Chief ............ $150 a day
Assistant Engineer ........ $90 a day
Z-Card.................. O/$47 a day
Boat Cooks .............. $76 a day
Pilots .................... $165 a day
Tanker Man ............. $75 a day
Inland deckhands.......... $58 a day
Rig Cooks ................ $100 day
100 Ton Captains.......... $105 a day
Keegan and Keegan
Call (205) 343-0931
2tc 9/8
JOB NOTICE
The City of Port St. Joe will be accep-
ting applications for the following
position:
POLICE OFFICER
(Valid Florida Driver's License
Required)
Application and a complete job desc-
ription may be pinked up and returned
to the Municipal Building, 305 Fifth
Street, beginning Thursday,
September 8-23,1988, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Monday Friday.
The City of Port St. Joe is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
/s/ L. A. Farris,
City Auditor/Clerk 2t 9/8 & 9/15
HIRING! Government jobs your
area. Many immediate openings
without waiting list or test. $15,000
-$68,000. Call (602) 838-8885, ext. 5783.
2tp 9/8
GET PAID for reading books!
$100.00 per title. Write: PASE-A4475,
161 S. Lincolnway, N. Aurora, IL
60542. 7tp8/18


NOTICE



The Board of City Commission of the City of Port

St. Joe, Florida, will hold a public meeting on

September 21, 1988 in the Conference Room of the

Municipal Building at 6:30 P.M. EDT for the pur-

pose of informing the public of the elements contain-

ed in the Comprehensive Plan and to offer an oppor-

tunity for review and provide input to said Plan.



A copy of the proposed plan will be available at this

meeting.



All interested parties are invited to attend.



CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA

Frank Pate, Jr,

Mayor/Commissioner











319/1.9/8.9/15/88


3 BR, 2 bath double wide trailer,
partially furnished, living room, den
& sep. dining room, Ig. yard, $250.a
month. Location, Oak Grove. Call
2294-121.
Unfurnished 3 bdrm., 2 ba., 2 car
garage,- cen. h&a, kitchen, ap
pliances, furnished nice neighbor-,
hood. Call 648-5913 after 3 p.m.
2tc9 8
Apartment for rent: 3 bdrm.,; badh,
cen. h&a, refrig., stove, d/w,.carpet,
less than 1 year old. Call Kenny at
229-6509 or Phil at 2294409. tfc 8/25
Mexico Beach Townhouse for rent. 3.
bdrm., 1% bath. Furnished, close to
Gulf with good view, $385 per month.
Call 904/893-2746. tfc 8/25
Mexico Beach: Furnished 2 bdrmni,
1 ba. mobile home. No pets. Deposit,&
lease. $195.648-8289. tfc 9/1
Partly furnished house, 2 bdrm., 1
ba. NO PETS. 648-5252. tfc 9/1
2 bedroom townhouses, Gulf front,
furnished or unfurnished. Call
648-5014 after 5 p.m. call 227-1454. 1
tfc 8/25
For Rent or Sale: 2 bdrm., 2 bath
house at Cape San Bias, many extras'.
Call 229-8385 or 227-1689. tfc 9/1
Mobile home lots, Rustic Sands
Campgrounds, Mexico Beach,
648-5229. tfc9/1

Warehouse space with office. Ap.
prox. 850 sq. ft. Suitable for contractor
or small service business. 227-1100
days only. Itfc 9/1
2 bdrm., spacious apartments, easy
to heat and cool. Reasonable deposit
and rent. No pets. Call 227-1689 after 6
p.m. Best deal in town, save on utility
bills! tfc 9/k
Apartment for rent on Mexico
Beach, furnished, 2 bdrm., 1 ba. Car-
pet, all elec. kitchen, cen. h&a, cabld-
TV & water included. No pets. $285 per
month. Call 648-5903 from 9 a.m. to'8-
p.m. tfc 8/1'
1 bedroom apartment, 1508 Long
Ave., Port St. Joe. Call after 5,
229-6825. tfc 9/..
Mexico Beach: Lease clean 2
bedroom, 1 bath. Ch&a, carpet, unfur-
nished, very close to shopping &
beach. Reasonable. (904) 668-21i0Q
work, (904) 386-6004 home. tfc 9/1
Clean, furnished 2 bdrm. 1 bath
trailer, cen. h, carpet, no pets.
Deposit & lease, $180. CAll 648-8211
after 6 p.m. tfc 8/25
Trailer spaces, Gulf Shore Court,
St. Joe Beach. 648-8211 after 6 p.m."'
tfc 8/4
Furnished lg.` I Y droom apt. h&a,'
no pets. Nicely furn., 2 bdrm. house"
screened breezeway, closed garage,
fenced yd, w/d, carpet, h&a, in town.
No pets. 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfc 9/1


YEAR ROUND RENTALS
4 bd., 2 ba. unfurn. house,
Gulf Aire ............. $700 mo.
3 bd., 1 ba. unfurn. apt., Port
St. Joe ............ $250/mo.'
2bd., 1ba.apt.Mex.Bch $325-;',:
3 bd., 2 ba. unfurn. apt.
Beacon Hill.......... $500 mo-<:
2 bd., ba. unfurn. apt. 41st St. .,e
Mexico Beach ....... $350 mo.;,-
1 bd., 1 ba. furn. apt. :'
Gulf Aire ..... ..... $325 mo.,
1bd., 2ba.unfurn.apt. MB $400
1bd., 2ba.furn.apt. MB $450
2 bd., 1 ba. furn. houseMB $350,,.
3bd.,1ba.furn.MB $285".
3 bd., 2 ba. unfurnished
Overstreet area........ $550


P. 0. Box 13332
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
9041648-5716


(3&6-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
tfc 9/1



Check Our Selection of

OFFICE
SUPPLIES
for Everything You Need

THE STAR
304-306 Williams Ave.
Port St. Joe
Phone 227-1278











The Star, Port St. Joe, Fla. Thursday, September 15, 1988 Page 7B


For Sale or Lease: 4 bedroom, 3
bath house in Gulf Aire Subdivision.
Sauna, screened porch, decks, etc.
648-5906 or 227-1931. tfc 9/15
For Sale or Rent: 3 bedroom unfur-
nished house, 308 Fortner, Mexico
Beach, owner. 1-205-634-4468 or
Panama City, 871-4644. 4tp9/15
BY THE OWNER
Selling the driest and nicest cor-
ner lot in Gulf Aire Subdivision. Ten-
nis court, swimming pool, 1500 ft.
dedicated beach on Gulf. Paved
streets. Hwy. 98 East, Mexico Beach
area, 648-5956. 2t 9/15
Howard Creek, A-frame house on %
acre, fiberglass siding, deep well,
back deck porch, screen porch with
sundeck on top. To see call 227-1507.
4tp 9/15
Reduced: A nice clean 2 bedroom 1
ba. trailer located on St. Joe Beach.
Must see to appreciate. Call 648-5361.
tfc 9/15
For Sale by owner: 3 bedroom
home, 1% baths, $38,900. 1911 Cypress
Ave. Call 1-769-3829. 3tc 9/15
3 bdrm., 2 ba. brick home on
100'x165 lot, Ig. utility house, Charles
St., White City. Phone after 5,
229-6825. tfc 9/1
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
For Sale by Owner: House at 505
Madison St., Oak Grove. Also house at
Howards Creek. For more info call
229-8512 or 648-8786, ask for Nelson or
Linda.. 4tp9/1
3 bedroom, 1 bath concrete block
house, $41,500.229-8630. tfc 8/25
For Sale or Rent: Nice 3 bdrm., 1
bath trailer, located at Overstreet.
Call 648-5361. tfc 8/25
Government Homes from $1.00. "U
Repair". Also tax delinquent proper-
ty. Call 805-644-9533 ext. 1228 for info.
4tDo8/25
l' For Sale by owner: Nice brick
home, 1% lots, 3 bdrm., kit. & formal
dining rm, Ig. great room, 2 ba., &
large deck in the back w/privacy
fence. Also has dbl. garage, Ig.
storage area overhead. (cen. h&a).
2005 Juniper Ave., Call after 6:00,
229-6851. tfe 8/18
House for sale: Nice 2 bdrm. home
at Howard Creek, $22,000. 227-1391.
tfc 9/11
Beautiful 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 9/1


Nice home at 529 10th St. 2 bedroom.
Can be seen by appt. only. 648-5252.
tfre /1R
For sale in tbwn: 2 BR, 1 bath, cen-
tral h&a, $34,000. Call 648-5415 or
227-7439. tfc 7/7
1% acres with 2 bdrm. mobile home,
2 wells, 2 septic tanks, fenced adja-
cent to Wetappo Creek, $30,000. Call
Cathy days 227-1416, evenings,
227-1566. tfc 8/25
Mexico Beach, 2 bedroom, 1 bath
stucco piling home, cypress great
room, 408 Georgia Ave. 648-8583.
tfc 9/1
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 9/1
CREEK VIEW ESTATES
% 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 9/1
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
Blas. Also lots for sale, terms avail-
able (in same subdivision). Excellent
investments. Call 227-1689 after 6 p.m.
tfc 9/1
acre lots Creekview Estates.
Low down payments easy terms.
Located on Hwy. 386 near Wetappo
Creek. Call 229-6031 tfc 9/1
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 9/1
4 bedroom, 3 bath home, central
heat & air, Ig. pool, well landscaped.
Appointment only. 803 Garrison Ave.
229-8630. tfc 9/1
3 bedroom, 2 bath, central heat &
air, with owner financing on Mexico
Beach. 1-871-5757. tfc 9/1
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
mi. south of Wewa. Owner financing.
Phone 229-6961. thru 3/89
2 bedroom, 1 bath home at 910
Woodward Avenue. Completely re-
modeled. Excellent buy, can be seen
by appt. only. 648-5252. tfc 8/18

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


1983 Evinrude 70 h.p. motor, good
cond., about 50 hrs. on motor. 16'
aluminum boat, 3 speed elec. motor,
drive-on Classic trailer, excel. cond. 3
cushion seats, used in fresh water on-
ly. Serious inquiries only please.
$2,500 for all. Can be seen in East-
point, FL Phone 227-7494 after 5:30
p.m. or 670-8763 anytime. 3tp 9/15
Brand new 3 bdrm., ch&a, liv. rm &
den, mobile home for sale. For further
information and appointment to see
call 648-8295. 2tc 9/15
3 male C.F.A. registered persian
kittens (blue smoke). 8 weeks old.
Call 227-1301.
"A" frame evaporator coil for up-
right central air system, $50 or best
offer. Call after 6 p.m., 229-6827.
tfc 9/15
1982 Suzuki GS 550L, excel. cond.
$850. 227-1390.
Ethan Allen antique pine coffee
table, $45. 229-6713.
300 golf balls, 10' ea., portacrib, $25;
two 15" rims, fits 23/4" 5 lug Chevy 14"
wide, $10 ea. 229-6473 after 4:30 p.m.
Coleman pop-up camper, sleeps 8.
$750, in good condition. 227-1390.
9 cu. ft. Sears chest freezer, excel.
cond., $150. 648-8923.
Boat, motor & trailer, see at 209
Balboa, St. Joe Beach. Best offer,
648-5327.
19' self contained camper trailer,
Prowler, $1,500. 648-5790. tfc 9/8


SHEAR PERFECTION
A Family Salon
Perms, color, haircuts, sets, blow dry.
Children's haircuts .......... $5.50
Call 229-6911
2tp 9/8


BIG B's YARD SERVICE
All types Lawn Care,
Reasonable Rates
Free Estimates
Call 648-8233


E


PAINT & REPAIR SERVICE
Paint & General Repair
Insurance Work, Water Damage
Repair
Rental Maintenance
Free Estimates tfc 9/1
Call 648-5462, leave message



REMODELING Home or Business
New or Old, Let Me Do It All
17 yrs. exp. Free Estimates
Jim Scoggins, 229-8320



THE LAUNDRY ROOM
408 Reid Ave. 229-6954
Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. 8 p.m
Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Self service or drop/off tfc 9/1






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.


A-1 ROOFING
Carpentry, Repairs,
Painting, Etc.
Ed Mosley
227-1209
RG0051215 tfc 9/1



FAST ED'S
PRESSURE WASH CLEANING
Service Homes, Trailers,
Commercial Buildings, etc.
Ed Mosley, 227-1209
tfc 9/1



FOR

CLEAN


Carpets

& Upholstery
CALL
CUSTOM
CLEAN
227-1166


Apple compatible computer Lazer
128, Panasonic monitor, Panasonic
printer 1092, 2nd disk drive, Artex
modem 1200 band. 1-639-5906 after 5
p.m.
Custom window designs, 441 Grace
Ave., Panama City. Your fabric or
ours. Decorating consultant. 904/
769-1259. 16tc 7/21

NEW HOMES
14x70 2 or 3 bedroom, $9,995.
14x80 3 or 4 bedroom ..... $13,995
24x44 3 bedroom......... $13,995
24x58 4 bedroom ......... $17,995
Low as 5% down
Down Home Sales
Hwy. 90E
Marianna, FL
526-1847
4tc 9/8

18' shrimp net, fresh dipped, tickler
chain, tow ropes and new 15x30 doors.
Complete rig, $180. 227-1647. tfc 9/15
19' fiberglass boat, 175 h.p. Black
Max motor, new trailer, boat has lots
of new equipment. Excel. cond. Ask-
ing $5,400. 227-1738.
Butler's Ornamental Products has
concrete tables w/3 benches, $155. Lg.
doe & buck deer, $100 ea. Painted or
unpainted pelicans, $10.50. 20% off on
following products: parrots, stepping
stones, bird baths, Ig. drunk men,
small deer & wooden whirlybirds.
Sale lasts from Sept. 15 Sept. 25.
648-8926.


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


Tel-A-Story, a new Bible story
2tc 9/8 every day for children and adults.
Va.11 99 1 t0 lt- Q/1


LaUlli7-151i tie c/I
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING PAYS
Call 227-1278


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 AIC, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018
Stfc 9/1



[BRIGGS & STRATTON]


Authorized Dealer
Bob's Small Engine
Repair
St. Joe Beach, FL
Lawnmowers Chainsaws
Edgers Weedeaters Outboards
648-5106
tfc 9/1


SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS YOUR
TELEPHONE!


Sears Catalog Sales

227-1151
Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue tfc 9/1


Electrolux and all other vacuums,
repairs sales bags. Anything for
any vacuum and built-in central
vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyndall
Parkway, Panama City, 763-7443.
tfc 9/8
Yard toys for sale, good for ages 2-6.
Call 229-8941 after 3:30 p.m. 4tc 9/1



*-- -

Flea Market, Friday and Saturday,
Sept. 16 and 17, 9-5 CDT. 32nd St., Gulf
Station, Mexico Beach. Appliances,
electric water heaters, stereo equip-
ment, plants, lots of everything.
5 family yard sale, Saturday, Sept.
17, 8 to 1. 136 Barbara Drive, Ward
Ridge. Chairs, bunk beds, tires, tool
boxes, toys, pictures, baby &
children's clothing.
Garage Sale: 3 families: 1308 Long
Avenue. Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. un-
til. Furniture, baby items, wedding
and prom gowns, wedding items.
clothes, etc.
Garage Sale: House sale, moving,
everything must go. Bedroom suite, 7
pc. dining set, baby bed & baby items,
yard tools, lumber, girls' bike, toys,
clothes, household items, dishes, etc.
St. Joe Beach, corner of Coronado St.
& Georgia Ave., Sept. 16 and 17, 9 a.m.
until.

THE BOOK BOX
Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach Mini Mall
Paperbacks, %,Price
tfc 9/1


SERVICES TO MEET YOUR
NEEDS
Carpentry, Plumbing, Remodeling
Sprinklers, Decks, Etc.
Mexico Beach to Cape 24 hr. call
Phone 648-8952
4tp 9-1




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 9/1



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


WALT'S AUTO REPAIR
Mexico Beach
648-8468
Monday Friday, 8-5
Oil to Engine Overhauls
4tc 8/25





ST. JOE
CUSTOM BUILDERS




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


1986 Astro CL mini van, gold and
tan, loaded. Call 229-8409. tfc 6/23
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
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 or 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 9/1.
1979 28ZX, $2,500. Call 648-5306.
tfc 9/8
1987 Cordoba, 85,000 miles, asking
$500. 229-8142 evenings.
1978 Mercury Marquis, 4 door, ex-
cel. body, looks good, drives good,
wants a new home. 227-1626. tfc 9/8
For Sale or Trade: 1978 Bronco,
many extras, make offer. 227-1376.
tfc 9/8
Jeep, 4wd, warn hubs, V-6, new
paint, roll bar, alum. running boards,
white letter tires. Best offer. 229-6965
after 5 p.m. tfc 7/28

SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR!
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING PAYS
Call 227-1278 to Place Your Ad
and Sell Those Unwanted Items!!


LITTLE COUNTRY
STUDIO
Portraits Weddings
Good pictures at good
prices!!
227-7469 tfc 9/1


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.
306 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida
.1 tfC 9/1


THE
COUNTRY
GOOSE
CRAFTS


Now Open
130 Gulf St. St. Joe Beach
10 to 6, Tues. thru Fri.,
Saturday by appointment
Owners: Gayle & John Tatum
tfc 9/1


NOW OPEN!

ANIMAL BEAUTY CARE
Pet Grooming
REASONABLE RATES

327 Santa Anna St., Joe Beach 648-8307


RAESATE MISCELLA N W1L EOUS FOR SAL


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


HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
(904) 227-1450
FRANK HANNON, Broker
SALES ASSOCIATES
Margaret Hale 648-5659 Frances Chason 229-8747
Broker/Salesman Ann Six 229-6392
HOMES
Port St. Joe: Owner anxious to sell, reduced to $55,000.3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry home with cen-
tral heat & air, new carpets, double carport on 2 large lots, many other features.
Port St. Joe, New Listing: 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on 2 lots. Has den with fireplace, double car-
port, outside storage, new carpet, many other features. Only $65,000.
Port St. Joe, New Listing: Newly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home with deck & outside
storage. Corner 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.
Golf Aire: Prime location Gulf view, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, screen porch, decks, double car garage,
$135,000o.
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.T)nly $48,000.
Port St. Joe: Good Investment on this duplex. Owner will finance, $48,500.
Port St. Joe: Attractive 3 bedroom, 1% bath home on quiet tree lined street. Has extra large kit-
chen, double car garage. Only $55,000.
Deacon Hll: 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
9=500.
North Port St. Joe: 3 bedroom, 1 bath, remodeled Ilitchen, new roof. Now only $12,500.
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'xl50'. $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.
Ward Ridge: 2 1ots 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.


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