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FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR, NUMBER 52
10-Foot Sub-Orbital Rocket
Leaves Its Launch Pad
With A Roar and a Mighty...
"It did just what we wanted it to"
With a deafening roar and a
"Who-o-o-o-shl" into the cloudless
sky, Gulf County joined the rock-
et-launching community as Flori-
da's entry into the commercial
The launch was planned for
8:30 a.m. Saturday, but the crew
was greeted by an overcast and
threatening sky. Finally, at 9:00
a.m., the sky began to clear and
the countdown began for a 10:00
a.m. launch. The launch button
was pressed and the small.sub-
orbital missile leaped from the
launching tube to initiate the
spaceport program. Actually the
program was ,launched in Mexico
a few months ago, while the
Spaceport people were awaiting
clearance of environmental conc-
ers on the Cape San Blas site.
It had been 20 years since
the rocket pad had experienced a
launch, but, as Executive Direc-
tor Ed O'Connel of Florida's
Spaceport program enthused,
"Everything went perfect. It went
just like we had planned."
Ed Ellegood, Spaceport's di-
rector of operations, said, "This is
better than waiting months and
years to get a shot off at Cape Ca-
naveral." Some scientific experi-
mental shots from the Cape have
at least a 10-year waiting period.
"WVe can have a launch in the air
with no more than six months
The civilian launch program
started in 1989, but ran into
funding problems with tight state
The launch Saturday was
Space Director Ed O'Connell
sent aloft by Florida State Univer-
sity's Meteorological Department
to study the ozone layer. This was
the first time the ozone layer has
been tested from aloft. Previously,
all experiments had been done
with data taken on the ground.
The 10-foot rocket was car-
ried aloft a little more than a mile
by its booster rocket, before the
booster separated. The payload
then continued on to an apogee of
230,000 feet, taking measure-
ments of the atmosphere all the
way, before it started its slow de-
scent to earth, floating under-
neath a special balloon. The
small experimental instrument,
took measurements all the way
The launch support hardware
was supplied by the Air Force out
of Tyndall Air Force Base. The
launch vehicles and launch tube,
were all portable.
Executive Director O'Conner
Said there Will probably be three
more launches between now and
spring, with the next launch
probably taking place in late Oc-
tober. "When we get started good,
we will probably launch as many
as three rockets on a week end,
scheduling activity at the Cape at
least once a month."'
So, after nearly three years
delay in securing environmental
approval to use the Cape San
Bias for launch activities, the pro-
gram seems to be off and run-
ning, with its initial launch per-
Photographers set up their cameras in anticipation of
the rocket shot.
Like the speed of a bullet, the small rocket took off just
like something which has its tail on fire_!
Polls In State and County
Will Be Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Election season will be over
for most of the candidates Tues-
day, when voters go to the polls
to make their choices in the first
Both Democrats and Republi-
cans may cast their vote Tuesday,
but only for candidates of their
Tuesday's vote will narrow
the candidates number down to
no more than two for each office.
If one candidate in a particular
race gets 51% of the votes cast,
he will be a first primary winner
for his party's nomination.
Gulf County has the largest
number, ever, eligible to cast
their vote in this election season.
The County leads the state with
-99.67% of those eligible to vote,
registered. This boils down to
7,785 registered voters, Republi-
cans and Democrats.
In 1988, the County sent the
highest percentage of its regis-
tered voters to the polls of any
county in the state of Florida.
NOT ON BALLOT
Two of the most hotly con-
tested local elections either are
not on the ballot or will not be de-
cided until the general election on
The office of Sheriff does not
even appear on Tuesday's ballot
due to the fact that Sheriff Harri-
son is a registered Republican
and his challenger, Waylon Gra-
ham, is a Democrat. Since nei-
ther has opposition in his own
party, they are declared the pri-
mary winners and will face each
other in the General Election.
Another race which will have
a decision delayed until Novem-
ber, will be the County Commis-
sioner from District Three. In-
cumbent Ed Creamer faces two
Democratic challengers in Mi-
chael Hammond and David
Young. The winner of that pri-
mary contest will meet Indepen-
dent candidate, Bill Quarles, in
Other names appearing on
the ballot, include Bob Graham
and Jim Mahorner for U.S. Sen-
ate; Pete Peterson and Buster
Smith for U.S. Congressman;
Jack McLean and Pat Thomas for
In County elections, the line-
up is: Phyllis Beaman, Patricia
Blaschum and Cora Sue Robin-
son for Supervisor of Elections;
Jessie V. Armstrong, Bryant
Copeland, Martin [Buddy] Gay,
Mary Ellen Gortman, Sue McGill
and. Houston W. Whitfield,
County Commission, District
One; Ed Creamer, Michael L.
Hammond and David Young,
County Commission, District
Three; James Hanlon, Helen
Ramsey and Paul Sewell, School
(See ELECTION on Page 3)
Listed for Tuesday
Polling places for the various precincts have been
released by Cora Sue Robinson, Supervisor of Elections,
in preparation for Tuesday's first primary election.
There are 14 Precincts in the County, each with its
own polling place, which are described for you here.
PRECINCT ONE-City Hall, Wewahitchka.
PRECINCT TWO-Ambulance Building, Wewahitchka
PRECINCT THREE-Peters Store, Wewahitchka.
PRECINCT FOUR-Fire Station, Overstreet.
PRECINCT FIVE-Fire Station, Highland View.
PRECINCT SIX-Fire Station. White City.
PRECINCT SEVEN-Fire Station. St. Joe Beach.
PRECINCT EIGHT-Fire Station. Port St. Joe.
PRECINCT NINE-STAC House, Port St. Joe.
PRECINCT TEN-Scout Hut, Port St. Joe.
PRECINCT ELEVEN-Centennial Building, Port St.
PRECINCT TWELVE-Centennial Building, Port St.
PRECINCT FOURTEEN-Fire Station, Cape San Bias.
PRECINCT FIFTEEN-Fire Station, Howard Creek.
The County's five districts are made up of the fol-
:i: lowing Precincts. District One contains Precincts 1, 3
and 15. District Two contains Precincts 2 and 4. Dis-
trict Three contains Precincts 5, 6, 7 and 12. District
Four. contains Precincts 8 and 9. District Five contains
Precincts 10, 11 and 14.
Citizens will have the
opportunity to question
the various Democratic
candidates tonight, Thurs-
day, August 27, in the
Commons Area of Port St.
SJoe High School.
The question and an-
swer forum is being spon-
sored by the Gulf County
Committee and will get
underway promptly at 7:00
for all County offices will
be on hand to field ques-
tions about the various of-
fices each aspires to.
There is no admission
charge to attend the for-
um, or to ask a question.
The Democratic Execu-
tive Committee urges that
you attend and be in-
formed on the issues the
various candidates face
The Kiwanis, Rotary, and
Lions clubs are combining their
efforts to assemble a truckload of
non-perishable food and other
items to be taken to Homestead.
This community spirit is not un-
known to Gulf County. Like the
Hurricane Hugo victims of 1989,
the Hurricane Andrew homeless
need our help.
St. Joe Forest Products Com-
pany is furnishing a semi-truck
to haul the supplies. The truck
will be parked at the Port St. Joe
Fire Station on Williams Avenue.
The three grocery stores in
town, Rich's IGA, Saveway, and
Piggly Wiggly, will add 20 percent
to the amount of Items purchased
from them to send to South Flori-
da. Please notify the cashier at
the time of checkout that the
items are being purchased for
Please bring non-perishable
foods, no fresh or frozen; bottled
water; bedding; animal feed; and
other items beginning Thursday.
The truck will pull out for Home-
stead on Monday, taking relief to
the many left homeless there.
County Hires Recycle Consulting Firm
County to Use
night's meeting. The County has
to pay to have them prepared for
placing in a landfill, used as fuel,
or any other use. The County set
a rate of $100 per ton for Gulf
(See COUNTY on Page 3)
The Gulf County Commission
employed a consulting firm Tues-
day night, to survey the County
and advise County and City gov-
ernment on ways to effectively
conduct their recycling program.
The firm is a subsidiary of
Waste Management, Inc., a na-
The County and both incor-
porated cities are getting into re-
cycling, but it is on a tentative
basis. The County Commission
chairman, Billy Traylor, thinks all
three government entities would
be getting more economical re-
sults out of the program, if they
were coordinating their efforts to-
ward a single goal. The reason for
the fragmentary recycling pro-
gram is the lack of markets for
the products removed from the
solid waste stream.
Chairman Traylor said the
firm should be on the scene in
about a week. "They will be meet-
ing with Commissioners from the
County, Port St. Joe and Wewa-
hitchka and talking about the
most feasible methods for county-
wide recycling," Traylor said. -
Since the County and the Cit-
ies have almost been at odds over
the program, Chairman Traylor
talked his board into hiring the
experts in recovering waste in an
effort to come up with a program
which would head everyone in the
Entering the race for County
Commissioner of District 3 is
W.S. "Bill" Quarles, Jr. He is run-
ning as an Independent and his
name will not appear until the
Bill has been a resident of
Port St. Joe since 1938. He was
educated in Gulf County schools
and, after graduating from Port
St. Joe High School in 1951, he
attended Georgia Military College,
served in the armed forces for two
years, and then attended Auburn
University. Bill returned to Gulf
County in 1956 and worked for
Glidden-SCM for 30 years. He is
now employed by the City of Port
St. Joe. Bill has, through the
same direction without duplica-
tion of effort.
The firm has a spending cap
on its contract, of $10,000..
The County set a fee for dis-
posing of old tires at Tuesday
years, been active in Little
League, Cub Scouts as cub mas-
ter, the Jaycees, the Historical
Society and assisted in obtaining
the St. Joseph State Park for the
people of Florida. He is a longtime
member of the National Rifle As-
sociation and is currently a direc-
tor of the Gulf County Chapter of
Bill is married to the former
Jacquelyn Kenney who is coordi-
nator of Faith Christian School.
They are the parents of four chil-
dren, Biff, Susan, Anne and Bob.
He is the son of Fan Quarles and
the late W.S. Quarles, Sr. Bill is
of the Christian faith and his slo-
gan is, "It is time for a change."
W.S. "Bill" Quarles, Jr.
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S %PAGE TWO THIURDAY AUGIST 271992 ",
Tuesday is election day here and across Florida. Here in
Gulf, some 7,300-plus voters are eligible to cast their vote and
some 24 people who sincerely hope they exercise that privilege.
It would be terrible if they held an election and nobody came.
All that campaigning, all that pounding pavement, all that smil-
ing when the situation doesn't' call for it; down the drain with
nothing to show for it.
All the candidates have been working hard for this election.
Going door to door, calling on their constituents, in the heat, the
rain, braving biting dogs, doors slammed in their face, bending
of the candidates ear with a pet peeve. All that adds up to cam-
paigning, Gulf County style.
But going to the polls is something that none of us should
shirk. It's important. It's very important. It's imperative!
If you think government has become expensive and compli-
cated over the past four years, you haven't seen anything yet!
You just think the solid waste problem has gone away with the
designation of a private contractor to collect it from county resi-
dekices and haul it away from here for disposal. There is a grow-
ing expense of closing old landfills.
There is the matter of shrinking state financial participation
with increased state requirements of county government.
,.The government Boards of the future are going to have to
have something on the ball. We don't think just any Tom, Dick
or- Harry can do it. It's going to take continuation of effort to'
meet state and federal guidelines and being alert to the needs of
the; County and its citizens. In other words, being a County
Commissioner, or a School Board Member in the future, can't be
delegated to just anybody who happens to need a Job. We pay-
enriough for these positions to demand the very best performance
O i the job. The jobs need someone who can and will be present
when they are needed. No district can afford to have their repre-
seifitatives miss a meeting or two, nor can we afford to.
:- We hope you will vote Tuesday and before you vote you Will
take the time and effort to become reasonably informed.
Bush "Gooses" Convention
If President George Bush and Vice-President Dan Quayle are
as successful at boosting their lagging numbers at the polls as
they were in goosing up a lack-luster Republican Convention
Thursday night, they will be shoo-ins for the White House in No-
Things were admittedly not going too well as the Conventionm
progressed. People clapped and cheered, but they clapped and
cheered at the various speeches only with a half-hearted effort.
The delegates actually seemed.bored with the performance of the
speakers evidently designed to whip them .up into a fighting frn-
zy. Even the babies weren't awakened from their snoozes by the
cheering and the clapping.
Keynote speaker, Sen. Phil Gramm must have thought the
audience was asleep Tuesday night, as he attempted,to set the
stage for President Bush's appearance. He had some good points
to make, but admittedly his method of making those points
didn't carry much fire power .. ,
'-"Formet President iiRonaldReagan lit a short fuse with his ad-
Nress, but even he, and his enthusiasm, didn't suffice for the en-
tire Convention. When Reagan left the podium, the excitement
Then came Dan Quayle and George Bush on Thursday and
business picked up!
Dan Quayle set off a cacophony of cheers with his now-
fanous one-liner, "It is not just a difference between conserva-
tive and liberal. It is a difference between fighting for what is
S eight and refusing to see what is wrong."
With the crowd chanting, "Hit 'em a lick! Hit 'em a lick! Hard-
er! Harder!" George Bush "Hit 'em a lick! Hit 'em a lickl Harder!
Harder!" for nearly two hours, all to the ultimate delight of the
Republicans gathered in Houston, hungering for some exciting
Calling for a reduction in taxes, coupled with reductions in
pending, Bush also made points by suggesting a box be placed
0n the tax returns to allow tax payers to designate 10% of their
iaxes to be used to reduce the national debt.
; Bush castigated Congress for all the nation's problems, to
the delight of the delegates.
George Bush pumped life back into the Grand Old Party, if
only for a short time. If the resuscitation administered by Bush
lasts long enough, he just might win re-election.
: .But, as it was with ,Clinton, it might just be the after conven-
Come and Listen to My Story...
Ellie Mae Clampetl Yeeee
DOG-GEES. This could prove to
be a most interesting evening. I'd
never met an International screen
star before. What am I going to
say? I could tell her I'm a big fan
of the Beverly Hillbillies. Shucks,
I don't have to tell her that the
whole world is a big fan of the
Maybe I could tell her about
Joe Galloway. Me and Joe back in
college had classes at 8:00, 10:00
and 11:00. The Hillbillies came on
at 9:00. Joe had this 13-inch
black and white........ Everyday at
8:59 I'd catch up with Joe as he
sprinted around All Saints Chap-
el. we'd' dash for McCrady Hall.
This was the fall of 1968. Joe
would adjust that set as best he
could and then say the same
thing near about everyday, 'We
don't dare miss an episode, they
are not going to show these re-
I enjoyed the Beverly Hillbil-
lies watching them as a kid but I
fell in love with Jed and Granny,
Jethro and Ellie Mae as a 20-
year-old college student. I was
away from home, studying, work-
ing, trying to survive. The Hillbil-
lies were a refreshing break, like
old friends who Just happen to
drop by. And they were sooooo
funny....... The doorbell would
ring and Granny would start
looking for "where that sound is
"Granny, we ain't never going
to find it Every time we get close;
somebody comes to the door."
Joe and I would near 'bout
die laughing, the Latin test forgot-
ten, the loneliness not quite as
Someone brought in a couple
of hot dogs. "Donna hasn't eaten.
ya'll can talk and eat at the same
time. She'll be in in just a min-
A hot dog. A HOT DOG! This
lady is famous She's the most fa-
mous person I'm ever going to get
to meet. And I'm suppose to say,
"Hi., I'm Kesley, you want a hot
She was here to do a couple,
of benefits for the Taunton Family
Children's Home. She was receiv-
ing no pay. She must be O.K. And
I've heard some awful nice things
about her....... But I can't give
her a hot dogl
Maybe I could eat all of them
and tell her the roast duck and
crepe- Ellie Mae came through
the door! I tried to work myself
between her and the food.
We shook hands. She smiled.
And of course I didn't say noth-
ing. I was a'wanting to, but
wouldn't nothing come out
"Judge Taunton said you
were going to introduce me."
'Yes, ma'am. Miss Douglas,
(my voice at last) I've got to ask
you a question that I've been wor-
rying about for years. Did Jethro
finally make it as a brain sur-
"I didn't come to -" she
caught the sparkle in my eye,.
"Actually he ends up In solid
rocket fuel propulsion."
Never banter with someone
smarter than you.
"Oh, hot dogs. I haven't eaten
all day." Folks, she fell upon
those hot dogs with gusto. I was
thinking I ought to tell her John-
ny Mize and Robert Vinson
cooked those dogs but Instead I
asked her why she would come
over 3,000 miles to this little
place to do a benefit
'The children." She wasn't
bragging, putting on or giving the
"right" answer. She was genuine.
'What would you like me to
say in your introduction."
"Say anything you'd like."
I looked at her closely. She
meant it. She wasn't into glowing
introductions about herself. It
was time for me to be honest.
"Miss Douglas, the most famous
person I've introduced before to-
'(See KESLEY on Page 3)
Follow the Storms In the Gulf of Mexico.
Take Precautions for Safety In Plenty of Time. It's Better to Be Safe Than Sorry.
'courageousHas A Big Job to Do But Tight Quarters for Its Crew
'y~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~sre any bra or butter. .. *! ; **.' *'* ''; ''
I HAD AN EXPERIENCE the
other week which was a first with
me, but I'm sure it was "old hat"
to you, old Navy salts. I took a vis-
iti to the Coast Guard Cutter,
courageouss" over, in Panama
C)ty and even had dinner on the
Coast Guard boats offer some
tight quarters, but they have
amenities, too. They feed good
and they're air conditioned.
I went to visit the "Coura-
geous" with Dick Lamberson who
was dealing with the crew, along
'with some other amateur radio
people, to set up a MARS radio
connection for the crew to use in
calling home when they were off
on a cruise.
Those radio. types talked ra-
dfo in acronyms and abbrevia-
tions for about an hour and an
ensign showed me about the
When you walk through a
Cutter, you walk single file. When
you go up or down what they
identify as stairs, you step side-
ways, because the stairs are
nothing more than a permanently
placed ladder.. and they are nu-
WE WENT IN the radio shack
'and it was packed with equip-
ment. It was like stepping inside
a closet with radios lining the
wall on both sides. They had a
small table inside, with a copy
machine attached to the top. The
table took up all the spare space
in the room.
'The radio operator didn't get
out of his chair all the time we
were in the room. There were five
extra bodies squeezed in that
room and the operator didn't
have room to stand
There were no windows to the
room! Talk about claustrophobia
I asked him how he got out if the
boat started sinking. He pointed
to the wall, over behind a file cab-
inet and a heavy cabinet filled
with radios, and there was a port-
hole marked, "Exit". "I go through
there," he said.
It would have been just as
easy to go through the combina-
tion lock on the door, through the
narrow passageway we used com-
ing In, down the stairs, around
the comer and down another set
And, all the time you had to
concentrate on stepping on each
and every narrow stair tread.
THE "COURAGEOUS" had a
25 millimeter gun mounted on
the bow, which, seemed to me to
be pitifully small. Ensign Jones
said, "It's small, but it'll make a
BIG hole. Just don't get in front
of it when it's in action"
The "Courageous" has inter-
cepted its share of marijuana
runners, and has the insignia to
prove it Some 30 million pounds
this year alone. On its latest tour
of duty, it intercepted 208 Hai-
tians in one day, transporting
them back to Haiti. The 208 Hai-
tians were packed on the fan tail
and helicopter pad to the rear of
'the boat, with a tent thrown up to
keep the sun off them.
'We set up the tent, and
. rigged latrines to the rear of the
boat, and just had to make do
until we could get them back to
Haiti," he said. The Coast Guard
has about 38 Cutters patrolling
the neighborhood of Haiti and
thus far this year, they have in-
tercepted 38,000 and taken them
back to Haiti.
skipper of the boat, said the
Coast Guard is the only branch of
the service which is not forcing
early retirement on its men. "In
fact, we're taking some of the
men who have been cut from the
other services," he said.
Bohner was a fine host and a'
credit to the Coast Guard. He
served us a "snack" of onion
soup, tossed, salad, baked potato,
grilled T-bone steak, LARGE
boiled shrimp and applesauce
"I suppose you eat like this*
every day in the Coast Guard," I
A seaman, serving the meal,
with a perfectly straight face.
said, 'Yes sir! We sure do!"
There's no danger of them
getting fat, though. They didn't
serve: any bread or butter.
THEY WERE OUTFITTING
the boat to begin another "cruise"
in the Gulf and the Caribbean,
and were about ready to get un-
der way. By now, they are long
gone, and nobody knows where.
The least of the tools they will
have to work with when they get
there, is a helicopter landing pad
on the rear of the boat Like
everything else on board, it was of
a very abbreviated size. The "Cou-
rageous" is 208 feet long, carries
87 men and can cruise fast
enough to catch drug boats and
carries enough fuel to stay at sea
about a month. So, mostly what
the "Courageous" has in those
208 feet of boat, is diesel fuel.
I remarked that it must take
a very good helicopter pilot to
land on their small deck. Ensign
Jones said, 'The fellow who
guides him in is paid well to get
him down. He gets an extra $125
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I Saw It All On
There.is a current country song that, I believe, is called, "I Saw
It All On The Radio." It's a catchy little ditty about a young man's
life in the country when there was no television.
The song brings back memories of my youth in Ferry Pass, Flor-
ida, where I .grew up listening to the radio.
What really brought this to mind was a movie I tried to watch
with my wife and a couple of guests last night. I kept waiting for
something to happen (in the movie) and was still waiting when I fell
sound asleep. I didn't wake up until my wife shook me because, she
said, I was snoring so loud they couldn't hear the movie. Movies to-
day are either so dull they put me to sleep or so violent and nasty
that I -can't stand them.
But back to growing up with the radio.
It was a long time ago, I know, but I can remember it like it was
yesterday.- There was no air conditioning, no television and no
"many other things" we take for granted these days. But we had the
radio,, such as it was.
Back then (pay attention, children), believe it or not, there were
only a few stations on at night and (hold on to your hats, young
folks) there were no FM stations. As a matter of fact, there was no
FM, period: Nor was there stereo or Hi-Fi or anything else. A com-
pact disc was something found in a cow pasture on a hot day.
There was only AM radio, one dial and a knob that you turned
to the radio .station you wanted to listen to and hoped it wouldn't
fade out before your song or program was finished. You could hear
the commercials a lot better than what you wanted to hear, or,so it
The program menu consisted mostly of soaps, baseball games,
news, children's programs (especially in the afternoon and on Sat-
urday mornings) and music. I know it will be hard for the younger
ones to, believe, but there was only popular music (Tony Bennett,
Roy Hamilton, Al Hibbler and such) and country music. And that
was back when country music was really country But rock n' roll
was just around the comer.
My favorite programs always came on when I had less time to
listen to them. For instance, "The Cisco Kid" always came on about
the same time my father came home from work and was ready to go
work in the fields. Following close behind Cisco was 'The Lone
Daddy would often say, "Boy, if you sit there much longer with
your head in that radio, it's going to grow to your ear." He never re-
alized what an education in imagination I was getting.
I can remember Cisco and Poncho, his trusty side-kick, chase
the bad guys up the ravine and shoot their guns out of their hands.
I could also see Roy Rogers on that beautiful horse, Trigger, over-
taking the bad guys and beating them up without ever getting his
hat knocked off. Later I would listen to a lot of music and dream of
that special girl the singers sang about so often.
And it was all on a wide screen and in living color.
I remember "Archie," "'The Shadow," "Amos n' Andy" and many,
many other programs I saw on our radio. And at night when I was
madly in love with life and growing up, I fell asleep listening to love
songs and dreaming about romance and becoming some beautiful
My life with the radio was a beautiful life in my mind's eye and
stimulated my imagination to the limit. I went more places, did
more exciting thirngs, danced,with mpre beautiful girls and was the
biggest hero that ever lived, because Isaw It all on thee radio.
t You see, 1ldid get the beautiful girl ,
Pair Arrested for Forgery
Port St. Joe Police arrested
two Apalachicola men Saturday
afternoon and charged them with
uttering forged instruments and
driving with a revoked drivers li-
From Page 2
night was Mr. Buford Snouffer,
the county extension agent back
home, to' our FFA class at our
farm banquet in '1963."
"Oh, if you've introduced Bu-
ford, then I'll be. a snap."
This time I caught the spar-
kle in her eye.
It's very rare that one of your
childhood heroes turns out to be
even better than you imagined.
Her talk that night was abso-
lutely excellent. It ought to be re-
quired listening for every teenager'
and adult in America.. .
When you are a genuine per-
son, you give a genuine talk.
I've got to get in touch with
Joe Galloway. He's not going to
-I'm 'also starting to lift.
weights. Miss Douglas beat me
three times in' a row arm wres-
tling. 'She's promised 'me a' re-
The two men were caught,
due to the suspicions of a store
manager who had been told they
just made a purchase, paying for
Sit by check.
Police were called and officers
Joe Nugent and Mark Cutler ap-
prehended Bryan Ray Lee, 20,
and Ronald Ward, 44, of Apalach-
On investigation, the pair
were charged with theft of a
checkbook in Apalachicola and
passing several forged checks
with merchants here in Port St.
Joe during the afternoon. The
men would make a :purchase,
then write a check for more than
the purchase total, taking the re-
mainder in cash.
The pair were charged with
writing a total of $406.3.8 in
forged checks. Most of the mer-
chandise purchased was recov-
Lee was charged with three'
counts of uttering a forged instru-
ment and faces similar charges in
Apalachicola also. He is still in
Gulf County Jail.
Ward was charged with driv-
ing with a suspended drivers' li-
cense and was released after
charges were filed.
Ward was said to have been
driving the 'car the men were
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Spectators stand around
waiting for the rocket to zoom
into the heavens. Standing in
the center of the small crowd,
is a Mexican official. Behind
him is an interpreter from Flor-
ida State University.
In the small photo, the
rocket stands at rest before
taking its place on the launch
pad for the big shot. This is
only the payload of the rocket.
The propellant stage has not
yet been attached.
Congressman Pete Peterson
paid a last-minute visit to Port St.
Joe and Gulf County Tuesday
morning, speaking to a group
gathered for a breakfast meeting
at J. Patrick's Restaurant.
Peterson pointed out: that
September 9, he and his wife
would be located at Americus Av-
enue, St. Joe Beach, for a few
days of rest after the campaign.
The Congressman has a vacation
home at St, Joe Beach.
Peterson said, in his cam-
paign rhetoric, "The only thing
I'm promising is that I will pro-
vide honesty, integrity and ac-
cessibility for you in Washington.
I have heard your input for the
past two years. I haven't always
taken your advice, but I listened
and considered it before making
my vote in Congress."
Peterson said the most im-
portant issues facing the nation
today are the economy, polariza- .
tion of its citizens and health
'You, as tax payers pay only
one third of government income,
or $500 billion. The budget is
$1.5 trillion, which means bal-
ancing the budget is going to be a
task. Everyone is going to be hurt
by a balanced budget. We had
just as well face that fact. But a
balanced budget is necessary to
save our nation from bankrupt-
cy," he said.
Peterson said he was one of
the supporters of a balanced bud-
get amendment and he would be
again. "A balanced budget is go-
ing to hurt for a while. But, there
is no painless solution to our eco-
nomic problems." '
Another problem the Con-
gressman said is plaguing our na-
tion is polarization of the nation.
"We're either conservative or lib-
eral. There is very little in be-
tween. It is evident that both per-
suasions can't have their way.
There has to be some give on
both sides. We must do away
with the theme, nationwide, in
every facet of government, that if
I can't win, I'm going to stop you
Another big problem is health
care. '"We don't have a health care
system. We have health care, but
no system. Our health care facili-
ties "Just grew" until they have
reached a condition the average
citizen can't afford anymore," the
Peterson said he and other
Congressmen were working on a
health care plan,' which requires
health insurance companies to
make health insurance-available
Your Right -
makes State Farm
swear by it
S t itt(' )tIicx~ ,'rlliliig H111C 1
at the same price to everybody. "It
would. be affordable and would
provide quality health care for
everyone." Peterson's plan is mod-
eled after the German plan.
which has been written up re-
cently as a model system, which
provides quality care without the
government being Involved.
Peterson said he is not In fa-
vor of most health plans intro-
duced in recent years, because
they are all just a fast, short
route to socialized medicine.
which he feels would be a disas-
ter for our nation and its people.
County From Page 1
County businesses and $200 a
ton for out-of-county businesses,
Larry Wells, who has re-
searched the tire disposal prob-
lem, said it takes an average of
1i.00 passenger, car tires to make a
ton and 20 truck tires. -
George Vickery, director of
the Regional Library, Nolan Tre-
glown, Gulf County's member on
the Library Board, and Jean Fall-
ski, local Librarian, thanked the
Commission for continuing to
From Page 1I
Board Member, District Three;"
David L. Ambrose, Ronald Pick-
ett, Albert C. "Al" Ray, and War-
ren J. Yeager, County Commis-
sion, District One.
The Republican ballot has
only one race on the ballot: that
of United States Senator, with
Hugh Brotherton, Bill Grant and
Bob Quartel, as the candidates.
Polls 'will be open in every
county in the state of Florida
from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., local
Gulf County voters will use
the computerized ballots they
have used for the last two elec-
tions. A sample ballot may be
found on page 1 B of this week's
The City of Wewahitchka will
be conducting its election to fill a
Commission post in conjunction
with the County and State pol-
SVeteran Commissioner -Thom.
as McDaniel will be seeking an-
other two-year'term in 'the Group
Four post. He istbeing challenged
by Eric Pitts in the balloting.
fund the Library program when
other small communities were
thinking of dropping out of the
The Library building here in
Port St. Joe is also getting a new
roof and extensive repairs to the
air conditioning system this year.
Vickery said the state has in-
creased its contribution to Re-
gional Libraries throughout the
state and Gulf County should be
seeing an increase in its state
funds this year. Vickery estimat-
ed the Gulf County branch would
receive approximately $25,000
In other items of business, in
the short session Tuesday night,
-Agreed to build a bridge
across the small creek crossing
the road to the new state prison.
They had previously considered
installing large bok culverts, but
found they could build the bridge,
more economically, after taking
bids for the culverts.
-Awarded Air Environmental
Resources, Inc., bids for furnish-
ing 80 feet of 4'x6' box culvert,
and a contract to build a metal
shed roof on the Mosquito Con-
trol building in Port St. Joe for a
total price.of $4,900.
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PAGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992
Seafood: Get the Good
Without the Problems
An increasing number of
health conscious Americans are
consuming 'low fat seafood. How-
ever, as with other foods, seafood
can cause foodborne illness due
to microbial contamination. The
U.S. Food and Drug Administra-
tion inspects and analyzes sea-
food to help assure its safety. It
also recommends these steps to
take when handling and prepar-
ing seafood especially shellfish
- to further reduce your risk:
The Muscular Dystrophy Tel-
ethon will be held on September
6 and 7 to raise money to help
fIght this dreaded disease. The
Port St. Joe City Hall will be
manned to accept phone pledges
for Gulf County. There is a. need
for volunteers to help answer the
phones from Sunday, September
6 beginning at 8:00 p.m. to Mon-
day, September 7 at 1:00 a.m.
and again from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
All times are eastern.
Anyone interested in helping
is asked to call Jerry Stokoe
(work) 229-8466 or (home) 229-
8440 to sigh up.
Card of Thanks
We would like to thank every-
one for their kindness shown dur-
ing the loss of our loved one.
The Family of
Robert L. Dunn
Seafood should always be re-
frigerated at 35 to 40 degrees
Fahrenheit until preparation
time. For added freshness and
safety, put wrapped fish on ice
when storing in the refrigerator.
Because many refrigerator freezer
compartments don't reach zero,
they should be used only for tem-
porary storage. Use separate
freezers for long-term storage.
Almost any fish can be
baked, broiled, poached, steamed
or fried. Some people prefer to
bake fatty fish and poach or
steam lean fish. Fish fillets and
steaks are excellent charcoal
broiled or barbecued.
Allow 6 to 12 minutes cook-
ing -time for each inch of thick-
ness. Turn it halfway through the
cooking time. Fish is cooked
properly when the thickest part
becomes opaque and the fish
flakes easily when poked with a
Bake at 450 degrees F.
Broil about 5 inches from the
Shrimp can be simmered 3 to
5 minutes depending on the size
and quantity or until the shells
Clams and mussels may be
steamed over boiling water until
the shells open (5 to 10 minutes).
Oysters should be sauteed, baked
or broiled until plump and
opaque and the edges curl, about
2 to 3 minutes.
Follow these simple rules to
help assure that the fish and sea-
food you eat is as- healthful as it
r CHILDREN'S HEALTH FORUM
Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D.
There are always patients with vomiting and/or diarrhea in the
area. It should be good to go over this subject again.
Most episodes of vomiting and diarrhea in children are caused
by a virus. They usually start with explosive vomiting which lasts
for one to three days and are then followed by days of mild to severe
diarrhea. There will usually be some evidence of the disease for'
eight to 10 days. The last two to three days may only be a loose
stool or two. -
The treatment for vomiting and diarrhea is symptomatic treat-
ment. That is, you try to deal with the symptoms until the body can
combat the illness and return to normal. Drugs sometimes are used
to treat adults with gastroenteritis but are not recommended for
children. If a fever is associated with the illness, Tylenol and bath-
ing will be-needed for fever control.
Vomiting, unless severe, can usually be controlled by leaving
the stomach empty for a short period of time and then using small
frequent amounts of something carbonated (Coca Cola, Ginger ale,
7-Up) to settle the stomach. If the vomiting is severe, the child may
need some anti-yomiting suppositories. The medication is absorbed
from the rectum and can calm the vomiting.
In the past it was customary to treat diarrhea by "resting" the
gut. This meant withholding food because it would be an irritation.
We have found it is better to feed a child through the diarrhea. This
usually means frequent small amounts of liquid and food. Enough
liquid and food to keep the child hydrated but, hopefully, not
enough to provoke a lot of diarrhea. With oral fluids and feeding we
are avoiding many of the intravenous fluids needed in the past. At
times we will add Kaopectate to the fluid and food. The Kaopectate
is soothing and does help to firm up the stools, but does not alter
the course of the disease. It will be the same eight to 10 days before
the child is back to normal.
There are special situations that may require special studies to
determine more exactly if the child has acquired a specific germ
that is causing the diarrhea. Children in day care are especially
prone to specific diarrheas, and Florida's climate encourages differ-
ent germs to grow excessively and these may in turn cause different
diarrheas. Sometimes it is necessary to do a stool examination or
stool culture. The concern we have with children when we are in
the midst of a vomiting and diarrhea siege is to be sure the child re-
mains well hydrated. Parents will need to pay attention to whether
or not the child has tears, has moist membranes in the mouth and
is urinating. A weight will need to be checked and compared to a re-
cent weight by the child's doctor if the episode is prolonged or se-
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Officers Selected for North
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The North Gulf-Unit of the
American Cancer Society held its
meeting on August 18 for the
purpose of electing officers for the
forthcoming year. The meeting
was held in the pre-k classroom
of Joyce Groom. Officers for the
new year are: Jerry Kelley and
Joyce Groom, co-presidents;
Perry Flowers, vice-president; Lin-
Corey Is Three!
Corey Tyler Wiggins, son of
Cynthia and Phillip Wiggins, cele-
brated his third birthday on Sun-
.day, August 16th, with a "choo-
Family and friends who gath-
ered to share in the excitement of
Corey's big day were: sister, Kris-
ten, Grandma and Papa, Grannie
June, Grannie Aline, Aunt Shar-
on, Uncle Scott, Uncle Steven,
Aunt Teresa, Aunt Brenda, Joy
Lane and Mrs. Reva.
Aunt Sharon Faircloth's
birthday was also celebrated with
Corey's, with a cake decorated by
Kristen Wiggins and Joy Lane to
highlight the occasion.*
Corey is the grandson of Bun-
ny and Jim Miller of Port St. Joe,
June Wiggins and Jerry Wiggins
of Panama City. He is the great
grandson of Aline Wiggins, also of:
Panama City, and Edith and
Odell Lamberth of Gainesville.
*da Whifield, .secretary: and Jan
School Board member Oscar
Redd appeared before the group
to request that a ,staff member of
the ACS come and, exlblain how
the monies are spent. It should
be mentioned that the entire
amount earned for Jail and Bail
in North Gulf was spent on
county cancer patients. This
amount was over $6,000.00.
Corey Tyler Wiggins
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Lovett
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Lovett cele-
brated their 50th wedding anni-
versary with friends arid family
on July 18th at the home of their
son, Howard Lovett, on Lovett
Road in Washington County. The
celebration, a cookout, was host-
ed by their children and their
spouses, Penny and Howard Lo-
vett and Paula and H.T. Waller.
Hostesses were the couple's
granddaughters, India Waller, a
student at Florida State Universi-
ty, Valerie Lovett, a student at
Chipley High School, and Ashley
Waller, a student at Roulhac Mid-
dle School. The Lovett's only
grandson, Van Lovett, who was
unable to be present, called his'
grandparents with congratulh-,'
tions during the party frogi' the
United States Air Force Academy
where he is a third class cadet.
Joel Lovett married Frances
Dykes Lovett on July 4th, 1942,
in Gulf County. He left in August
of that same year to serve in the
Army Air Corps until 1946. Re-
turning to Gulf County to work at
the St. Joe Paper Company, he
retired in 1977 as Supervisor of
Maintenance. The Lovetts have
resided in Washington County
Besides barbecue, the guests
enjoyed home-grown vegetables.
watermelon, and a special anni-
versary cake decorated with sum-
mer flowers. The Lovetts shared
pictures of friends and family
from the past 50 years as well as
photos and even the crowning
cake layer from their 25th anni-
versary party celebrated in Port
St. Joe in 1967.
Out of town guests included
Pat Youmans from Dothan, Ala-
bama; Sarah Cathern from Occo;
Mr. and Mrs. Howard .Lovett of
Bristol; Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Page and Mr. and Mrs. Pelham
Revell of Panama City; Mr. and
Mrs. James Lovett, Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Wynn, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
Lightfoot, Mr. and Mrs. John
Odom, Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Stripling, and Mrs. and Mrs. Jim-
my James from Port St. Joe.
Gerald Cody Cliffton Shearer
Cody Is One!
Gerald Cody Cliffton Shearer
celebrated his first birthday on
July 19 with a circus clown and
balloon party. Helping Cody cele-
brate .his big ,day were Marvin
Darna II, Daniel and Jesse Shear-
er, Brittany -Gay, big brothers
Christopher and Joseph Shearer,
Aunt Jennifer Shearer and Gran-
Cody is the son of Jeffery and
Tina Shearer. He is the grandson
of Sharon Shearer, Irene Dama,
and Henry and Judy Darna.
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David J. Odum, of Bristol
and formerly of Port St. Joe. was
certified as a specialist in correc-
tional health care by the National
Commission on Correctional
Health Care (NCCHC).
The Certified Correctional
Health Professional (CCHP) pro-
gram is the only nationally recog-
nized program to acknowledge
the special skills needed to pro-
vide health care in a correctional
institution. Never before have
health care professionals, such as
David J. Odum, had the opportu-
nity to be recognized for their ex-
pertise in this special field.
"CCHP is the first such pro-
cess that demonstrates profes-
sionalisin and excellence in cor-
rectional health care," said R.
Scott Chavez, PA-C, Vice Presi-
dent of Professional Services at
National Commission on Correc-
tional Health Care. "CCHP is be-
coming increasingly important to
correctional health care profes-
sionals. We've seen where the cer-
tification is becoming a condition
of employment as a prerequisite
for pay raises and bonuses, and a
means of furthering their creden-
tials in the community."
To achieve certification David
J. Odum passed an examination
designed to assess knowledge of
S delivery of health care in a correc-
tional institution. Once certified,
a CCHP can maintain certifica-
tion by participating in 12 hours
of continued professional educa-
The National Commission on
Correctional Health Care, Incor-
porated in 1983 as a result of an
American Medical Association
program, is ar not-for-profit 501
(c)(3) organization dedicated to
improving the quality of health
care in our nation's jails, prisons,
and juvenile confinement facili-
ties. Additionally, NCCHC pro-
duces and disseminates resource
publications, provides technical
assistance, offers a quality review
program, and conducts educa-
tional training and conferences.
The NCCHC Is supported by 35
national organizations represent-
ing the fields of health, law, and
corrections. Each of these organi-
zations has named a representa-
tive to the NCCHC Board of Direc-
T The seventh and eighth grade
junior high cheerleaders will have
a Bake and Rummage Sale Satur-
day from 9:30 until. The sale will
be held at the First Union Bank
park. All monies raised will go to
replace or buy equipment. Dona-
tions will be appreciated.
Are you overweight? Do you
need that extra boost to help with
your diet? If the answers are yes,
the St. Joe Weight Loss Support
Group is designed to help you
lose weight and gain life. Call
647-3210 for more information.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992 PAGE 5A
Federal Checks Void
After One Year
Students at Port St.. Joe Ele-
mentary School experienced the
American election process this
past week as they held elections
for officers of the Student Coun-
Three officers were selected
Monday In a run-off election. The
first primary held Friday resulted
in the top two candidates for each
position having to face each other
Monday. To aid the election pro-
cess for the students, County
Supervisor of Elections Cora Sue
Robinson set a voting machine up
in the school to facilitate the bal- .
loting process. Shown above are
Bridgette Forrester, left, and
Emma Yarrell, after they have
cast their ballots, along with the
Supervisor of Elections.
Shown at right are the newly
elected officers: from left: Mere-
dith Godfrey, president;, Clay
Smallwood, vice-president; and
Travis Wright, secretary.'
Two Real Estate Courses
"FREAB Licensed Residential
Appraisal Course I", a 75-hour,
five credit option course in real
estate residential appraisals, will
be held at Gulf Coast Community
College on Monday and Wednes-
day from September 9 through
December 9 from &30 to 9:15
This course Is required for all
those interested in becoming a
state registered/licensed apprais-
er. Participants must satisfactori-
ly complete the Board-approved
end of course examination with a
grade of 75 percent or higher. To
become a licensed appraiser, in
addition to the 75-hour course,
participants must have two years'
experience in real property ap-
The fee for the course is $147
for Florida residents and the
deadline to register is September
"Real Estate License Renewal"
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will be held on September 10 and
September 11 from 8 a.m. to 4
p.m. CT. This course will provide
updated information to real es-
tate personnel who must renew
their licenses. Participants must
hold a real estate salesman's or
broker's* license. This course also,
meets the requirement for those
who have failed to renew their li-
cense within two years and need
a 14-hour in-class program.
The fee for the course is
$29.40 and the deadline to regis-
ter is September 9.
Advance registration for both
It's no secret that kids love to
dabble in the kitchen. And what
better way to attack the munch-
ies than with Texas Cowpoke
Trail Mixl Sprinkle this snack mix
over breakfast cereal, ice cream
or frozen yogurt. Layer it with
pudding or enjoy it on its own for
an anytime snack. It's a tasty
treat kids can make themselves.
TEXAS COWPOKE TRAIL MIX
2 cups cereal (toasted oat or bran
squares or circles, granola)
2 cups chopped, mixed dried fruit
(apricots, apples, cherries,
peaches, prunes, dates or
11/2 cups dry-roasted peanuts
1 cup thin pretzel sticks, broken
2/3 cup shredded coconut (op-
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons honey
Preheat oven to 350F. In a
large bowl, stir together cereal,
chopped dried fruits, dry-roasted
peanuts, pretzel sticks and coco-
nut, if desired. Add cinnamon
and honey, tossing well to coat
mixture. Spread mixture on foil-
lined cookie sheets. Bake for 10
minutes. Cool; store in a tightly
Makes about 7 1/2 cups trail
Gulf County Senior Citizens Center
in its continuing effort to
serve our seniors
is offering foot care at the Gulf County Senior Citizen Center
in Port St. Joe on Thursday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to noon
and at Cypress Medical Clinic in Wewahitchka in the afternoon
by Dr. Stephen Gross
For more information about Wewa times, please call 639-2935.
ALVIav D TI 2TC8/27&9/3 Pnr+ t4. TJT
classes is required. Participants
are encouraged to register in per-
son at the Lifelong Learning Cen-
ter on the second floor of the Stu-
dent Union East. Registration
hours are from 8 a.m. to 5:30
p.m. CT, Monday through Thurs-
day. For more information, call 1-
While Federal checks may be
'as good as gold,' they are not
good forever. They must be
cashed within a year of the date
they are issued. All Government
checks issued on or after October
1, 1989, carry the legend 'VOID
AFTER ONE YEAR." Government
checks issued prior to October 1,
1989, should have been cashed
no later than September 30, 1990
- 12 months after the law went
Federal agencies hold funds
that individuals are entitled to
buthave never claimed. The rea-
son for the existence of these un-
claimed funds include owner
abandonment, death or incom-
plete or lost records that result in
owners or heirs forgetting about
or not being aware of assets. The
reason for the time limitation
placed on cashing U.S. Treasury
checks is so that the Govcrnmcnt
will be better able to maintain ac-
counting control of its financial
resources. Congress passed the
'Limited Payability,' law stating
that Government checks must be
cashed within 12 months after
the date on which the check was
issued. Since Social Security
checks are written from the trust
fund, when checks remain un-
cashed, trust fund reserves are
If a consumer presents an ex-
pired Social Security or Supple-
mental Security Income check to
(See CHECKS on Page 6)
Dear Fellow Citizens:
In my county wide door-to-door campaign.
I have attempted to see each and everyone of
you. If by chance I have missed you, please
know it was unintentional. Meeting with each
of you has been a blessing to me.
When you elect a government official, you
"hire" that person to represent you for four
years. Your hard earned tax dollars pays this
person a handsome salary. You want the very
best qualified employee to operate your office
in the most cost effective method without
giving up quality.
I have a deep .interest in Gulf County's
citizens and our last freedom "the right to
vote". As your Supervisor of Elections, my
goals are to bring credibility, cost
effectiveness, and quality to your elections
office with your utmost interest in mind. I
urge you to weigh all candidate's credentials
and choose wisely.
Supervisor of Elections
Pd. Pol. Adv.. paid for by the campaign account of Phyllis Beaman. Democrat. ,
vi SCHOOL BOARD
Master's Degree in Education. University of West Florida.
Active Member of First United Methodist Church of Port St. Joe.
Member of Athletic Boosters Club
Member of Gulf County College Scholarship Coordinating Committee.
March of Dimes Fund Raising.
Membership in Gulf County Association for Retarded Citizens.
Member of Delta Kappa Gamma (Educational Society).
23 TOTAL YEARS OF EDUCATION WORK EXPERIENCE
1 year college librarian in Columbus, Mississippi
4 years elementary school librarian in Atlanta, Georgia
2 years high school librarian in Port St. Joe High School
2 years teaching gifted students in all 5 Gulf County Schools
2 years part-time librarian at Highland View Elementary School and part-time Super-
visor of Exceptional Student Education
8 years as District Supervisor of Special Programs
4 years as Assistant Principal at Port St. Joe High School
I was married to the late Paul E. Ramsey, son of Ruth and the late Edwin Ramsey.
I have two sons, Richard, employed at St. Joe Forest Products, Inc. and Robert, a stu-
dent at Troy State University; one daughter, Paula, who is studying at Florida State
University. All three of my children received their elementary and high school educa-
tion in Gulf County public schools.
Because of my rewarding opportunity to work in Gulf County Schools with our
greatest asset GULF COUNTY YOUTH and because of my extreme personal satis-
faction when working in our school system with many wonderful GULF COUNTY PEO-
PLE. I am now asking for your support in the September 1 Democratic Election. Being
elected to the Gulf County School Board will provide for me an opportunity to continue
working with and for parents, other community members, school employees and most
My commitment to you in this campaign is to always make myself available to lis-
ten to your needs, your suggestions and then work together with and for you to pro-
vide educational excellence for all Gulf County Students.
Thanks for considering my candidacy.
Helen L. Ramsey
Jr oe J
PAGE 6A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992
IStudent Council at H.V.
Highland View Elementary
School elected the new officers for
the 1992-93 Student Council.
they are: Natasha Gay, president;
betty Jo Ingram, vice-president;
abrina Stomp, secretary; Jason
Richardson, treasurer; Corinna
Neffins and David Johnson, sixth
grade representatives; Ricky Lam-
berson and Mary Harmon, fifth
grade representatives; and Jenny
Patterson and Karissa Thomas,
fourth grade representatives.
The Student Council mem-
bers raise and lower the Ameri-
can Flag and State of Florida
Flag.'They also operate a school
supply store offering paper, pen-
cils, pens, and erasers to stu-
dents for their school needs.
Too Hot to Cook? Try This!
Too hot to cook? Here's a
simple, but delicious recipe to
treat your family to on those
steamy summer days.
Paradise Fish Salad
2 cups cooked, flaked (large piec-
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 1/2 cups orange sections
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup toasted blanched sliv-
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
Orange slices, garnish
Cut avocado in half length-
wise and remove see. Peel and
slice avocado; sprinkle with lime
Gold Card Club
Has your child enjoyed the
benefits of being a member of the
Gold Card Club? Have you volun-
teered your time to see that the
program continues? Have you
made a donation to help provide
awards for Gold Card Club stu-
dents? If you' have not made a
contribution, please mail your
check to: Gold Card Club, P.O.
Box 1051, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Your donation must be received
by August 31, 1992, to be includ-
ed in this year's brochure.
From Page 5
a financial institution, the finan-
cial institution should direct the
customer to the Federal agency
that issued the check. Beneficiar-
ies who have an expired Social
Security or Supplemental Securi-
ty Income check should take it to
a local Social Security office to ar-
range for a replacement. A re-
placement check will then be
mailed to the beneficiary within
approximately three to four
Use of direct deposit can help
solve check-cashing problems.
Direct deposit also costs less for
the Government than mailing a
paper check. Direct deposit is a
safe and convenient way for bene-
ficiaries to receive their pay-
ments. Sign up for direct deposit
For more information, con-
tact your bank or nearest Social
juice to prevent discoloration. Re-
serve 6 slices avocado. for gar-
nish; cut remaining slices in
fourths. Combine oranges, avoca-
do, celery, almonds, and fish. In
separate bowl, combine mayon-
naise and curry powder. Pour
over fish mixture and toss lightly.
Chill. Serve on salad greens. Gar-
nish with orange and avocado
slices. Makes six servings.
Search & Rescue
Meets Sept. 8
Gulf County Sheriffs Search
and Rescue will meet Tuesday,
September 8 at 7:00 p.m. ET at
the Wewa Ambulance Building in
Wewahitchka. Members are urged
to attend. Anyone interested in
becoming a member is asked to
call Corbett Howell at 229-6490,
Diane Frye at 827-6598, or Jessie
Eubanks at 639-5384.
Democratic Candidate Dist. 5
Gulf County Commissioner
* DEPENDABLE A LEADER
* INTERESTED CONCERNED
Pd. Pol. Adv., Pd. for by the camp. acct. of Albert C. Ray, Dem.
LOW DOWN PAYMENT
* Too Many Points l
* Too Young
* Too Old
* Four-Wheel Drive
Now 2 Locations
Next to Burger
NEAR THE MALL
429 S. Tyndall
Pkwy Suite E
Next to Kentucky
Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
School has enrolled three foreign
Students at PSJHS
exchange students for the 1992-
93 school year. They are Andria-
BEST DEAL IN TOWN
Take up payments on a leased-to-buy Xerox
"5014 copier. Available October 1st, .1992.
:Payments are $98.53 month. Sixteen payments
of thirty-six payments will be paid by October
1 st, 1992.
This is a good copying machine for big jobs.
,Present lessee is merging with another
:company and does not need an extra copying
machine. Call 229-2500.
na Camara from YucatAn, Mexi-
co, Lenka RucerovA from Liberec,
Czechoslovakia, and Marc Meyer
from Hamburg, Germany.
Shown from left to right
are: Andriana Camara, Lenka
Kucerovd, and Marc Meyer.
The Port St. Joe Band Boost-
ers will meet in the band room on
Monday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m.
All interested persons are cordial-
ly invited to attend.
Why Go to Panama City?
NEW PRICING POLICY
September 1, 1992
' -YOU can make a difference!,r
I need your vote and support!
PD. POL. ADV.. PD. FOR BY THE CAMP ACCT. OF PHYLLIS BEAMAN-DEM
~~W~sp~-~SL~~"""""""~a~ ap~ I
THE STARPORT ST. JOE, PL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992
Screenings In P.S.J.
Port St. Joe is doing its part
to help the community fight back
against the number one killer -
According to the American
Heart Association more than 66
million Americans are afflicted
with one or more forms of heart
or blood vessel disease. In fact,
almost as many Americans die as
a result of these diseases as all
other causes of death combined.
Primary risk factors of heai-t
disease include high blood pres-
sure and high levels of cholesterol
in the blood.
Port St. Joe is addressing
these risk factors by having .Bay
Medical Center in Panama City
bring their "Care-A-Van," a 34-
foot mobile health screening van,
to the First Union Bank in Port
St. Joe on August 27 from 11
a.m. to 3 p.m. ET
The Care-A-Van will offer sev-
eral health screenings for the
community which include: Total
cholesterol screening ($5.00
each); body fat analysis ($5.00
each); glucose check ($2.00 each);
and blood pressure checks (free).
There is no fasting required. The
hours for the screenings will be
from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.
The Care-A-Van is also
scheduled to return to Port St.
Joe on September 15, 16, and 17
and again on September 22, 23,
and 24 to perform health screen-
ings for the employees of the St.
Joe Paper Mill.
Join up with Port St. Joe and
Bay Medical Center in the fight
against heart disease. Your good
health is worth the effort.
1#aZ'~ '."' ~
David May, HI
A Fish Story
David May, III, age 6 ofTalla-
hassee, caught a king mackerel
and a trigger fish in the Gulf of
Mexico off Port St. Joe on his Un-
cle Dusty May's boat, Mayflower
III, on August 16.
David is the son of Bruce and
Joan May of Tallahassee. He is
the grandson of David and Betty
May of Port St. Joe.
Shown in the photo, front left: Tara Mullis, Wendy Miller, Mapes, Rusty Minger, Terry Ad-
row, from left: Jamie Besore, Crystal Ashworth, Rai-Lyn dison, Michael Thomas, Darian
Lenka kucerovd, Sunshine Wil- Lamb, Tonya Carpenter, Chris- Dawson.
son, Rebecca Holmes, Devon ty Surber. Back row, from left: Tina
Thomas. Smith, Lee Herring, Dennis
Third row, from left: David Thomas, Bobby Fields and
In the second row, from Oakley, Tina Littleton, Jodi George Thomas.
Peer Covnseling Class Ends
Training Session at
The Peer Counseling class, completed a training session to
taught by Martha Sanborn, has conduct tours for new Port St
VOTE FOR and ELECT
County Commissioner District 3
"The people first and foremost."
Pd. Pol. Adv., pd. for by campaign acct. of Michael L.
for allowing me to continue to serve
as your Tax Collector. I appreciate
your confidence and support.
Eda Ruth Taylor
Pd. Pol. Adv., pd. for by Eda Ruth Taylor, Democrat
Adult School Beginning Bus Driving Course
The Gulf County Adult School
will offer a school bus driver
training course beginning Sep-
tember 1. Classes will meet every
Tuesday and Thursday night
from 6:00-10:00 p.m. ET through
October 1. Registration will be
held Monday, August 31 from
8:00 a.m. until noon at the Bus
Barn at Port St. Joe High School
and Wewahitchka High School.
Classes will be at Port. St. Joe
High in Room 101 on Tuesdays
and at Wewahitchka in Room 1
on Thursday. Registration fee is
This course will meet the 40-
hour state requirement for certifi-
cation of school bus drivers. All
interested persons may contact
Begins Sept. 26
Florida's early duck hunting
season is set for September 26-
30. Previously, the Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission
had released tentative informa-
tion that the early season would
take place September 19-23.
During the early duck sea-
son, hunters may take any com-
bination of wood ducks and teal,
for a total of no more than four
ducks per day. No species other
than wood duck and teal may be
taken during the early duck sea-
Duck hunters must use steel
shot in shotguns and must be in
possession of a valid hunting li-
cense and federal and state wa-
Regular duck and coot hunt-
ing season dates still are pending
federal approval and will not be
announced officially until late
September or early October.
The Highland View Volunteer
Fire Department will host a com-
bination Political Rally and Bar-
becue Chicken Dinner on Satur-
day, August 29 from 11:00 a.m.
until 2:00 p.m. The candidates
will be on hand to speak with you
and seek your support.
Dinners will include barbe-
cued chicken, baked beans, slaw,
bread and tea. Dinners are free
but a donation will be accepted.
All donated monies will be used
to purchase new fire fighting
For more information, con-
tact Elmo at 227-2034.
S.M. Eubanks at 227-1204 for
Joe Jr.-Sr. High School students.
The purpose of this endeavor is to
assist the guidance staff and to
make new students feel welcome
at Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege is offering a course in basic
maintenance and preventive care
of recreational vehicles.
"Basic RV Maintenance" will
be held at Tyndall Air Force Base
on Saturday, September 12 and
19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT in
The course will also be held
at GCCC on Tuesday, September
15, and Thursday, September 17,
from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. CT in the
Math/Science Building, Room
Familiarity with RV care is
riot required. The cost of the
course is $14 for Florida resi-
dents. Advance registration is re-
quired. For more information, call
THE TREAD MILL
/ Jeff Powell, owner/operator
Open Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
TH LINIMENT NEW TIRES ED OIL & LUBE
THE ALIGNMENT NEwTIRES USED OIL & LUBE
Complete 2 and 4 Wheel
$2450 and Up
Complete Line of
Passenger & L.T.
BOAT TRAILER TIRES
ROTATE & BALANCE
$18.95+ Tax Higher
Oil, Lube & Filter....... 18.95 & Up
CALL JEFF OR BOBBY
County Commissioner District 3
Are you tired of having major changes made by your
county government, without your consultation?
Are you tired of paying more and getting less?
Are you tired of County Officials who tell you one thing
and then do another?
If you are tired of all these things and want a change
for better government, then vote for a candidate who
will consult you on the issues, listen to and heed your
wishes, and who will do what he says he is going to
the peoples' candidate for a more
responsive and responsible
He believes in a government not only of the
people and for the people, but also .y the peo-
!"The People First and Foremost!
Pd. Pol Adv., pd. for by campaign account of Michael L. Hammond, Dem.
I I --'P I 'r r I
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PAGE 8A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992
Cheerleaders Attend Camp
.* The cheerleaders from Port
LIFE GOES ON St. Joe High School recently at-
AND ON, AND ON -- tended the International Cheer-
leading Foundation (ICF) Cheer-
How long can you expect to live? Certainly it is now leading Camp at Florida State
possible to live longer than your parents and their University. During the week, the
ancestors. But, this increased life expectancy is not infocusdls, on rih included
g" completely automatic. You must take an active part in W cheers, stunts, dances, jumps,
a helping it to be realized. c and gymnastics. Much emphasis
was placed on spirit, creativity,
Your physician is the main link. He is there to help you to enthusiasm, and overall attitude
* maintain good health, overcome a sickness and to spot as well. Each day the girls were
possible trouble before it gets too serious. Pharmacists are given new cheers to learn, then
proud to be another important link by supplying any every evening, each squad was
medicines and health aids you may need or your doctor may evaluated separately from other
S prescribe. squads.
The J.V. and Varsity both
competed in an optional dance
"A GREAT MANY PEOPLE ENTRUST US with their prescriptions, health competition, in which each squad
needs and other pharmacy products. We consider this trust a privilege choreographed their own dance
and a duty. May we be your personal family pharmacy?" routine. The Varsity squad also
competed in, as well as won, the
S. *chant competition in the Varsity
The climax of the week was
B UZZ tt's Drug Store, the Grand Champs competition,
j .in which friends and family of the
317 Williams Avenue Port St. Joe cheerleaders were invited to come
Convenient Drive-Through Window .,lv see each squad compete. The
Revlon Cosmetics 229-8771 W Junior High, and Junior Varsity
A M squads both won third place
'1_'' "plaques in their respective divi-
sions, while the Varsity squad
wIaA M a a 0 brought home the Grand Champs
s-:.ALtrophy in the Small Varsity divi-
V' *98" M gleam ".... '; ...........
,.| am.29M 1- 2! %A
The Coog award was given
each eveningto the most spirited
girls at camp. Both Kayce Knox,
and Deanne Redmond received
this award. Another individual
award given to Port St. Joe High
cheerleaders was the congeniality
award, received by Gretchen Ste-
vens, Christina Marquardt, and
Port St. Joe, and PSJHS
should definitely be proud of their
very own cheerleaders who per-
formed so well at cheerleading
camp. Also, remember to come
out and help them cheer on the
Sharks at football and basketball
in the upcoming seasons.
1992-93 Port St. Joe High School Varsity cheerleaders are, from left, Heather Watsh, Megan Dean,
Kelly Burkett, Nichole Wilder, Tiffany Sanders, Elisa Eyslee, and Caroline Lister.
Junior High cheerleaders are, onfloor left, Kayce Knox and Leigh Lawrence; center row from left,
Kim Lamberson, Amy Buzzett, Stephanie Owens, Ronisu Bird, Gretchen Stevens, and Mandy Phillips;
and aloft,from left, Amanda Bateman and Ashley Brownell.
By: Richard Miller
*How's your car maintenance?
Recent survey found that 30
percent of all cars on the road
have low or dirty oil; 44 percent
need more coolant; 21 percent
have underinflated tires; 19
percent have faulty drive belts;
and 25 percent wouldn't pass
an emission check.
*If you're towing Junior's stuff
back to college, beware. Your
.car may not be up to the job.
Make sure the car's specified
"gross vehicle weight" is more
than the combined weight of
the car, passengers, luggage
and what's called the "tongue
weight" of the trailer.
*Your car uses 10,000 to
15,000 gallons of air for every
gallon of gasoline that it burns.
That's why you want to check
the air filter.often. A dirty filter
may make the engine smoke
and run poorly.
*Smart idea: follow the "two
second rule." Pick out a marker
on the road and, as the car in
front of you passes the marker,
start counting seconds. There
should be at least two seconds
more in bad weather be-
fore your car passes the mark-
er, or you're following too
*New-Used Cars: Another
smart idea: check out the great
buys we're featuring on the
118 Market Street
Service and Sales
Buddy Mongold, 12, played In
the Panama City Junior Golf As-
sociation's tournaments during
the summer. Out of eight tourna-
ments, he won four first place tro-
phies and one second place tro-
phy. He also garnered one fifth
place and best all around awards.
The young golfer is the son of
Fred and Barbara Mongold of
Port St. Joe.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE E SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9192-39
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation Interested in sell-
ing the County the following described personal
Replacement of the roof on the High-
land View Fire Department building.
located on 9th Street in Highland
View, Florida. Roof is approximately
40' x 42' and to be taken off and re-
placed with 26 gauge galvalume pan-
els with stainless steel screws. Sky-
lights to be replaced with translucent
Bidders must meet Gulf County li-
censing and Insurance requirements.
Additional information can be ob-
tained at the Gulf County Building De-
partment or at 229-8944.
Delivery Date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
Please indicate on envelope that this is a
Sealed Bid, the Bid Number, and what the bid is
Bids will be received until 12:00 o'clock,
p.m., ET. September 8, 1992, at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. Gulf County Court-
house, 1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe, Florida
32456. The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Billy E. Tr'aylor
Publish: August 27 and September 3, 1992.
Junior Varsity cheerleaders are, on floor, from left, Missy Nobles and Leigha Davis; center row
from left, Heather Nixon, Leslie Faison, Deann Redmond, Kelly Graham, Alice Kennington, and Kim
Franklin; and top row, from left, Chrystina Marquardt and Jennie Smallwood.
Five-year licenses for Flori-
da's freshwater and saltwater
fishermen now are available from
bait and tackle shops and other
retailers. Previously, anglers had
to go to their county tax collec-
tor's office to get five-year fishing
Susan Wood, head of the
Game and Fresh Water Fish Com-
mission's licensing section, said
the $60 licenses can save anglers
up to $6 in administrative fees
over the course of five years. Also,
the five-year licenses are made of
durable plastic and relieve fisher-
men of the inconvenience of hav-
ing to renew their licenses every
S" Five-year licenses are availa-
ble to Florida residents only.
'I /ews On
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.
Sugar is the ma~i cause of
tooth decay. Despite this, the
average person consumes
about 126 pounds of sugar a
year. (That's enough to make
about 10,000 chocolate chip
cookies!) No wonder the aver-
age person has 10 decayed
teeth before his or her 15th
How does sugar perform its
dreadful deed? When you eat
sugary snacks, the sugar reacts
with bacteria in your mouth that
form colonies on the teeth.
These sticky colonies of bacte-
ria (called plaque) convert sugar
to acids and tooth decay results.
Simply, sugar is the fuel for
Every time you snack on a
sugary food, these acids are
working for at least 20 minutes
afterwards (so three sugar
snacks or drinks a day create an
hour's worth of acid attack.) The
longer a sugary food lasts in
your mouth, the greater the risk
of tooth decay. Sticky and
chewy forms of snacks are more
harmful because they tend to
cling to your teeth longer.
The best decay prevention
is to reduce your consumption
of sugar combined with daily
brushing and flossing to keep
plaque from organizing. Sealing
your teeth is also an excellent
method of preventing decay.
Ask us if they will work for you.
Prepared as a public ser-
vice to promote better dental
health. From the office of:
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.
LABOR DAY SALE
We'll take the labor
out of shopping for
tires and car care
services with these
Specials. There's a
with the long
traction to fit the
way you drive.
Come in today and
let usiand Michelin
go to work for you.
MICHELIN XH MICHELIN XH
* For domestic cars For.domeestic cars
* Longest-mileage Michelin Longest-mileage Michelin
^^^^^^^^ P A^ jw^T E 'S **3^ ^*^^^^^^^^
BECAUSE SO MUCH IS RIDING
ON YOUR TIRES.;-?-
'I'UM C'lAD Dd-UM CT .1flV U'T-* '-uRTDbL AAUGUST 27P ',1992 PAGE
The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish C mission, on Sat-
urday, AugustS29, will auction off
guns confiscated from convicted
wildlife law violators. The auction
is restricted to Florida residents
and Florida firearms dealers only.
Mary I. Conway
Mary Ida Conway passed
away Thursday morning, August
20 in Port St. Joe. A native of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she
graduated from high school there,
and was employed by Sears and
Roebuck and the Philadelphia
School District. While in Philadel-
phia, she was a devoted member
of St. Helena's Roman Catholic
Church and was a member of the
Altar Society and the Immaculate
Heart of Mary. She moved to Port
St. Joe three years ago to live
with her son, and became a mem-
ber of St. Joseph's Catholic
Survivors include two sons,
James Daniel Conway, Jr. of
Overstreet, and Carl J. Conway of
Chicago, Illinois; nine grandchil-
dren; six great grandchildren;
and her brother, Daniel Flood, Jr.
of Philadelphia. She was called
Mom-Mom by all her family.
Funeral services and inter-
ment were held Monday in Phila-
delphia, conducted by Foley Fu-
All local services were provid-
ed by Comforter Funeral Home.
Johnny C. Davis of College
Park, Georgia, passed away
Wednesday, August 18 in College
Park. He was a former employee
of the Flowers Bakery and Ryder
Truck Lines for the last 25 years.
Mr. Davis is survived by his
wife, Margie Erline Davis of Col-
lege Park; three children, John C.
Davis, Jr., Robin D. Smith, and
Glenda S. Smith; seven grand-
children; one brother, Thomas
Davis of Panama City; three sis-
ters, Opal Corley of Tallahassee,
Betty Jenkins of Aurora, Illinois,
and Alma Jackson of Pensacola;
also, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services
were held Saturday at Holly Hill
Cemetery, conducted by the Rev.
Charles, Pettis and the Rev. Mi-
chael Husfelt. Interment followed.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
It will take place at the North
Florida Fairgrounds, Recreation
Building No. 2 at 441 Paul Rus-
sell Rd., Tallahassee.
"We have more than 160 ri-
fles, shotguns and pistols up for
auction this year," said Helen
Higgins, property administrator
for the Commission. "All items
will be sold 'as is.' We cannot
guarantee proper working condi-
Confiscated items will go on
display at 3 p.m., Ms. Higgins
said. Bidding will begin at 7 p.m.
Interested persons can request a
brochure for items offered for sale
by contacting the auctioneer at
"Anyone planning to buy a
firearm should come prepared to
pay for it and take it home at that
time, except for handguns which
require a three-day waiting peri-
od," Ms. Higgins said. 'We'll ac-
cept cash and in-state check with
Buyers must pay $5 for a
Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement
processing fee for the background
screening now required prior to
the purchase of a firearm in Flori-
On A Lighter Note
By Beverly Beard
The Port St. Joe High School
Band is happy to announce their
two drum majors for the 1992-93
school session, Jennifer Bell and
Stephanie Gaddis, who are proud
to lead and support their band.
Also, look forward to the de-
velopment of a new percussion
corps, called "Blood, Sweat, and
Sticks," who are ready to start
this school year off with a big
The band is presently selling
their annual Band Calendar for
1993, and will be doing s'o until
September 2. You can support
the Port St. Joe High School
Band by purchasing a calendar
from any member of the band, or
by contacting Robin Downs at
On a lighter note, all sixth
grade students who are interested
in band should meet in the band-
room every Saturday morning at
10:00 a.m. This is a golden op-
portunity to seek out your hidden
- J~nnifer 1~ell.
There will be a Band Boosters
meeting Monday, August 31 at
da. The screening will be con-
ducted by phone at the time of
Money from the auction goes
into the Commission's operating
budget. Last year's auction of
more than 140 firearms netted
If you own or rent property
along the Gulf and Atlantic coast-
al states, one or more of these
unwanted guests may di op in be-
tween June and November.
The names listed below be-
. long to the group of 1992 Atlantic
Hurricanes. Although you can't
prevent them, you can protect
your property against the flooding
they bring with them. Flood insu-
rance is a good thing to have and
a terrible thing to be without.
Andrew, Bonnie, Charley, Da-
nielle, Earl, Frances, Georges,
Hermine, Ivan, Jeanne, Karl,
Lisa, Mitch, Nicole, Otto, Paula,
Richard, Shary, Tomas, Virginie,
The lunch menu has been
announced by the Gulf County
School Board for the week of Au-
gust 31 through September 4.
Menus may change due to the
availability of certain foods.
Monday, August 31: cheese-
burger, French fries, milk, and
Tuesday, September 1: ham
and/or turkey sandwich, tater
tots/French fries, milk, and cook-
Wednesday, September 2:
chicken, applesauce, English
peas, rolls, milk, rice with gravy
Thursday, September 3: chill
con came, sliced peaches, Eng-
lish peas, saltines, and milk
Friday, September 4: tacos,
pinto beans, milk, and cookie.
Confiscated Guns to be Auctioned Off
OFFICIAL PRIMARY ELECTION ON
SEPTEMBER 1, 1992 IN GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
7:00 p.m. in the bandroom. Eve-
ryone is invited to attend.
Rehearsals for the Marching
Band are every Tuesday and
Thursday from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Parents are encouraged to give
their child this opportunity to
participate in this program.
The Alumni Band, which
kicked off last year, will begin
their meetings on Tuesday, Sep-
tember 8, at 7:00 p.m., One of
their first performances will be
the halftime show on October 30,
when Port St. Joe hosts Florida
High. So Carol,. get your flute
ready! All Alumni Band members,
come on down and get involved in
a very exciting experience
Until next time... I'll leave you
on a lighter riotell
Cora Sue Robinson
has my vote!!
During the past twelve years, Cora Sue has operated this office with every
convenience and service to the people of Gulf County. Evidence of this is
proved by the fact that 99.67% of those eligible to vote are registered.
(*The highest percentage of registered voters in the State of Florida*) Not
a lot of promises -just a proven record.
This is an especially busy time for the election's office. As much as she
would like to be out talking with each of you individually and asking for
your vote, Cora Sue Robinson is in the Election Office earning your vote.
Cora Sue Robinson works all year to make sure the election process,
works in Gulf County for all citizens.
Providing Experience and Dedication for Progress
Supervisor of Elections
A GULF COUNTY
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INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTER
1. To vote blacken the Oval
(*) next to the candidate
of your choice.
2. Use only the pencil provid-
ed to mark the ballot.
All Precincts may
vote on U.S, Senator,
Congress, State Sen-
ator and County Su-
pervisor of Elections.
United States Senator
(Vote for ONE)
CD BOB GRAHAM
CD JIM MAHORNER
Representative in Congress
2nd Congressional District
(Vote for ONE)
CD PETE PETERSON
CD BUSTER SMITH
3rd Senatorial District
(Vote for ONE)
CD JACK McLEAN
CD PAT THOMAS
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
(Vote for ONE)
Only Voters In Pre-
cincts 1, 3 and 15
may vote on District
(Vote for ONE)
Only Voters In Pre-.
cincts 5, 6, 7 and 12
may vote on District
(Vote for ONE)
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
(Vote for ONE)
James (The Runner)
Only Voters In Pre-
cincts 10, 11 and 14
may vote on District
(Vote for ONE)
Albert C. "AI"
CD YEAGER, Jr.
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1. To vote blacken the Oval
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12M of your choice.
2. Use only the pencil provid-
ed to mark the ballot.
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= 21 (Vote for ONE)
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Chuck Steak ............... m.
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Shoulder Steak .......... mb.
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Chuck Tender Roast
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Blade Steaks ........
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BYRAN ALL MEAT REGULAR OR GARLIC
Bologna ..................... 12oz.
Cooked Ham ............. 1O o0 .
THORN APPLE VALLEY SMOKED
Loop Sausage ............. .,.
ABERDEEN HOT OR MILD
Roll Sausage ............ 1 oz.
FROZEN 5-7 LB. AVG.
Turkey Breast .............. b.
FRITO LAY Reg. $1.39
RUFFLES CHIPS ...............
KRAFT 7.25 OZ. 2/
Mac. & Cheese DINNER.. 2/990
NATURE'S BEST OR IGA 32 OZ.
CATSUP ............................ 69
JIF CRUNCHY OR SMOOTH 18 OZ. JAR
PEANUT BUTTER ......... .1.89O
BUTTER OR REGULAR 3 LB. CAN
CRISCO SHORTENING ... $2.19
CLOROX 10t OFF LABEL 128 OUNCE 6
LIQUID BLEACH ................ 99
10 USE (16 OZ. BOX)
ULTRA RINSO ..................... O
MEDIUM OR WIDE 16 OZ.
MUELLER NOODLES ........... 99
SUGAR ROSE STANDARD 16 OZ. CAN 3/$ 0
SUNSHINE GRAVY DELITE 4 LB. BAG
DOG CHOW ................... 1.
NATURE'S BEST 16 OZ. (Capt. Crunch Type)
CRISP CRUNCH CEREAL.. .1.8.9
IGA 4 ROLL PKG.
BATH TISSUE ....................
NATURE'S BEST 16 OZ. BOX
GRAHAM CRACKERS ......... 99
GREEN BOILING f.
Peanuts .................... Ilb.
Scuppernong Grapes .... lb.
Oranges ............... 4 b. bag
Carrots .............. 2 lb. bag
PRIME BRAND l 09
Mushrooms ............... pkg.
Onions ................ 3 b.bag 9 9
Rutabagas ................ Ib.
Okra ........... I ............ Ilb. 4 9
DIET COKE ORIREGULAR
Brandy Little Is WES
Student of the Week
Brandy i Little, daughter of
Danny and Nicki Little, is the first
Student of the Week. She is in
the kindergarten class of Alisa
Walker. Brandy's favorite subject
in school is coloring and working
at the puzzle center. When she
grows up she would like to work
at the IGA. Brandy's favorite song
is "I've Got Friends In Low Places"
and her favorite book is one with
Bert and Ernie. She likes to play
with Candace Little, her cousin.
Brandy said this about herself: "I
made Wall of Fame this week
getting off to a good start with
myself and my teacher. School is
perfect." We like compliments like
that. Brandy, welcome to school.
We hope all your years are as ex-
WHO AM I
? Former owner of The Ath-
letic House in, Port St. Joe.
* Past league officer .ands.
coach of PSJ Dixie Youth
* Husband of the former
* Grandson bf Mr. and Mrs.
Henry (PaPa) Butts of Oak
I COMMIT TO -
*" Work hard ands represent-
each person of the county
* Simply be available to the
* Have no political ties to
sway my decisions on the
* Have no conflicts of inter-
By Linda Whitfield
citing as kindergarten.
$100.00 Donated to WES
Mr. Kelley received a letter
from Jorge Garcia, General Man-
ager of Marianna Toyota, telling
him that: "We believe in educa-
tion and are concerned with the
continuing financial struggles our
schools endure. Therefore during
our August Back to School Sale
with the purchase of every vehi-
cle, Marianna Toyota will make a
donation to the school of the pur-
We appreciate Mrs. Thelma
B. Green who chose our school to
be the recipient of the $100.00.
Thank you, Mrs. Green and
thank you, Marianna Toyota.
New Classroom Teachers
Mrs. Linda Whitfield of WES-
is the new president of the Gulf
County Classroom Teachers As-
sociation (CTA). The presentation
was made in May at a banquet at
Butler's Restaurant in Port St.
Joe. Outgoing president Lois Byrd
was the Mistress of Ceremonies
for the occasion. Aaron Wallace of
Panama City was the guest
speaker. A large crowd enjoyed
Diana Taunton At Ocean Opry
Diana Taunton, daughter of
Judge and Mrs. David Taunton
appeared at the Ocean Opry, Pan-
ama City Beach, along with Don-
na Douglas (Ellie Mae on the Bev-
erly Hillbillies). This was part of a
benefit performance for the Taun-
ton Family Children's Home.
WES Student Will Be Attending
WES is excited about Tana.
Copeland attending the NASA
Gator Backer President, Tom-
my Morgan, would like to encour-
age everyone to start sending in
their $100.00 to become a mem-
ber of the Gator Backer $100.00
Club. Your membership entitles
you to your name printed on eve-
ry program and sign, a cap, and a
Soon an intra-squad game
will be held between the Gators
f. dr: the purpose of a membership
- drive. More details will follow.. .,
The Gator Backers.also have
a $5.00 membership. The Club
appreciates all supporters of their
Please send your money to:
Barbara Eubanks at Wewahitch-
ka High School. Officers for the
year are: Tommy Morgan, presi-
dent; Bill Sumner, vice-president;
Carol Kelley, secretary; Barbara
Eubanks, treasurer; and Linda
to Meet Tuesday
Gulf County Retired Educa-
'ftors will meet at Gulf Sands REs-
taurant on Tuesday, September 1
at 11:30 a.m. All retired educa-.
tors are cordially invited to at-
A Note of Thanks
I'd like to say thanks to all of
you for your concern and
.. thoughtfulness during my illness
,and hospitalization. Thank you
for the beautiful flowers, fruit
basket, your calls, visits, cards,
and most of all your prayers. A
special thanks to our pastor, Rev.
Dave Fernandez, and Oak Grove
Assembly, Drs.. Poonal and the
entire staff at Gulf Pines Hospital.
All of you are great!
In Port St. Joe,
Frankin County Area
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DO YOU WANT A COMMISSIONER WHO:
MB' Will represent all equally
El Welcomes public input on all issues
Rt Will be readily available to the public
US Is dedicated to community service
5' Is concerned with reducing county taxes
i' Is experienced in:
-Building Construction and Codes
-Permitting from Federal and State Agencies
-Working with Contractors and Engineers
VOTE AND ELECT
County Commissioner District 1
Paid Pol. Adv., paid for by the camp. account of Houston Whitfield, Democrat.
Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala-
bama. She will be studying about
the space programs and partici-
pating in some astronaut activi-
ties. Tana will get to try on a
space suit and eat some space
food. She'll be spending some
time. in the zero gravity chamber
as well. Best of all, Tana is mak-
ing a video while at the camp and
is going to share it with WES.
Good luck, Tana, we will be look-
ing forward to hearing all about
her trip. Tana is the daughter of
Bryant and Kathy Copeland.
Tripp Atchison and Skeeter
Strickland have been the first two
anchormen on the morning news
this week. They give the news,
menu, birthdays, and other im-
portant announcements. Move
over, Dan Rather!
WES Open House
On Tuesday, August 18, the
first Open House was held. Most
classrooms had a full room of
parents who were there to sup-
port their child. It is rewarding to
know that we have such a caring
community. Thank you parents
for coming through once again.
Together we can make a differ-
Sixth Graders Making
Mrs. Becky Birmingham, fifth
and sixth grade Social Studies
teacher, and her classes have
been mixing salt, flour and water
to make a relief map. It's messy
but it sure is effective.
Waller Named to
Garnet and Gold
India Waller, daughter of H.T.
and Paula Waller of Chipley, has
been' elected Into the Florida
State University Garnet and Gold
Girls Organization. The Garnet
and Gold Girls are the official re-
cruiting hostesses for Cotton
Bowl Champions, the Florida
State Seminoles. She is the
- granddaughter of Joel and Franc-
es Lovett of Chipley and formerly
of Port St. Joe, and Donie Waller.
India is a sophomore major-
ing in English.
The Garnet and Gold Girls at
Florida State University were
founded in 1973 and are under
the direction of Sheila Singletary.
Last year, India attended Chi-
pola Jr. College where she repre-
sented .the college as an Indian
Princess, a Chipola Ambassador
and was a member of the Com-
As the 1991-92 Miss Chipley,
India participated in the National
Peanut Festival Pageant where
she was crowned as the reigning
National Peanut Festival Queen.
A Vote For The Working Man
Pd. Pol. Adv., paid for by the camp. acct. of Jessie Armstrong, Dem
County Commissioner Dist. 5
Pd. Pol. Adv. paid for by the camp. acct of Warren Yeager, Dem.
in District 3,
represent you to the best of -
my ability, and to make de-
cisibns that were fair and -
equal to all of Gulf ,Co. I
would like to share&some of
the things of' Importance
that I, with the help of oth-
ers, have been able to ac-
complish for District 3. -
1. Constructed a park in,. ? /
White ,City; complete
with picnic area, boat
ramp with dock and
and lighted basketball
court, and a building
in which to hold various community affairs.
2. Baseball park under construction in White City.
3. .We have been assured of the grants for the White City
4. Promised natural gas for White City.by April, 1993.
5. Increased White City and Highland View Fire Depts.,
budget by $5,000.00.
6. Paved 95% of roads in District 3.
7. Restored Highland View water tank. This project
enabled us to have the capacity of 80,000 gals. of water
in reserve for emergencies. This project also turned an
eyesore into a nice area for the neighborhood.
8. Replaced water meters and turned the H.V. and
Beaches water system into at least a break even system.
9. Replaced 3 old culverts with box culverts in drainage
ditch on Americus Ave. at beach. I have 2 more box,
culverts on order, and they will be in place soon. This
greatly improves drainage.
10. Added a new bay onto the Beaches Fire Dept.
11. Permits in place and construction to begin soon on
dune walk to be built on County property at Beacon
Hill. This will also have an access area for handicapped
12. Utilized work camp crews to improve the overall
conditions of District 3. This includes litter, ditches,
and trimming the palm trees along Hwy. 98.
13. Last, but certainly of the utmost importance, we were
able to drop the millage rate by 1 mil.
I would appreciate your support for re-election as your
District 3 Commissioner.
Paid Pol. Adv., paid for by the campaign account of Ed Creamer. Democrat.
for SCHOOL BOARD
23 Years Experience in the Education Field
Pd P l.AI,. ~f, t,, I h- '* I I'ii~ I 1"' ) ..
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992 PAGE 3B
Exercise Your Right!
Vote on September 1
Pd. Pol Adv., paid for by the campaign account of David Young, Dem.
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
Pd. Pol. Adv., by camp. manager. Democrat.
Vote For And Elect
Martin Q. (Buddy) Gay
For County Commissioner District 1
Honorable and Efficient
Your Vote Will Be Appreciated
pd. Pol. Adv., Democrat
i i:" District 3
Pd. Pol. Adv., paid for by the campaign account of
Paul Sewell, Democrat. TF 7/16-8/30
School Board District 3
"For Kids' ake"
Pd. Pol. Adv., pd. for by the camp. acct. of amns Hanlon, Dem.
Gulf County Commissioner
Pd. Pol. Adv., paid for by the campaign account of Ronald Pickett,
PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992
Pass, near Apalachicola. Again,
she survived to sail again. '
But the blow of September, ,i
1937 was 'too much for the agiflg.
ship. She sank and ended the leg-
end of the Tarpon and its reputa-
tion for being on time and regu-
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THE TARPON sunk on her 1,375th trip on Labor Day, September 1,1937
55th An niversary of' Tarpon's" Demise
Carried Freight, Passengers and Mail to Communities between Mobile, Ala. and Carrabelle
Tuesday of next week will on its regular weekly run from
mark the 55th anniversary of the Mobile, Alabama to Carrabelle.
morning the coastal steamer, Tar- It went down about 7:30 that
pon, went to a watery grave in morning, in the turbulent seas,
heavy seas, whipped up by a while making its 1,375th round
storm.. trip between .Mobile and Carra-
Eddie Nesmith of Apalachico-) belle.
la claims to be the last person to
sp the Tarpon afloat that morn- BECAME A LEGEND
ing on September 1, 1937, off the During its time spent on the
cast of Phillip's Inlet. Gulf Coast, from 1903 until its
Nesmith says he was working destruction in 1937, the Tarpon
as a mate on a snapper fishing was to become a legend in its own'
boat, when he awoke that. fateful time among the small coastal
morning to a stormy day. Going towns of Alabama and Florida it
up on deck about 7:00 a.m., he was to serve with its freight,.pas-
could see the Tarpon off in the senger arid mail transport.
distance, bout four miles" away, .. Actually, the Tarpon was
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Registration forms and brochures, can be obtained by
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nearing .another kind of end,
when it met its match on Septem-
ber 1, 1937. Modem highways
were being pushed along the
coast, joining the towns and ham-
lets with the outside world, Busi-
ness was just before getting
tough and competitive for the Tar-
On, that fateful morning, a
part of the cargo she was carry-
ing, came, loose and shifted in the'.
hold, knocking out a bulkhead.
With the cargo moving back and,
forth and the raging seas slam-
ming at the old boat's sides, she6"
just broke in two and sank before
any help could come, rWeven be'-q
fore the-alarm could'be sdunded. :'
Nesmith said 'back,'Intfiose-,
days, boats didn't carry radios, so
the Tarpon couldn't call for help.
It wouldn't have arrived in time,
Captain W. S." Barrow was
captain of the ill-fated ship and
Captain William Russell was First
Mate. As the boat was thrashing
around in the heavy seas, a mast
swung around, striking Russell in
the head, killing him.
Of those on board the boat,
13 .would survive and 16 would
die. :: '
I Allie Baker, of Apalachicola,
on oiler on board the boat, went
overboard with a life preserver
when the stricken boat started
sinking. He started swimming for '
shore and was hit by a crate of!
apples from the boat's cargo. He
stuck some of the apples in his,.,
bosom for food and moisture
while he was swimming and,
struck out for shore, several
miles away. .
.Baker swam for 26 hours be-
fore reaching the highway near:!
Phillip's Inlet. A passing motorist,
"I will protect your right to earn a living in a vanishing industry., Right now,
fishermen are hampered by regulators who don't understand Vvhat this Bay means
to the people who work it. I want to make some changes on the boards in
Tallahassee that are squeezing the life out of the fishing industry."
Senator Pat Thomas, over the last 10 years
has worked hard for the seafood industry.
* Oyster Relay Program funding
Preserving the Apalachicola Bay as an
outstanding Florida waterway
* Voted for new Apalachicola Bridge
* Secured dollars for Eastpoint breakwater system ,
* Apalachicola Bay Protection Act
* Instrumental In removing current tolls from Grady Patton Bridge
* Initial funding to maintain oyster monitoring stations in the Bay
* Financial assistance to citizens during hurricanes Kate and Elena
Pd. Pol. Adv. paid for by the Pat Thomas Campaign Fund Democrat
in, a car, saw him' lying' on the
beach with the life preserver still
about his body. The motorist
stopped,. revived Baker and took
him to' the nearest telephone
where he sent out the first word
that the Tarpon had sunk.
SEPTEMBER A BAD MONTH
September was traditionally a
bad month for the Tarpon. Built
in 1887 in Wilmington, Delaware,
the ship was originally named the
In 1903 she was put on the
Mobile to Carrabelle run, with
stops to places like Pensacola,
Panama. CiyC. Port St.. Joe nd
Apalachico.la along the 'vay. after
being re-named Tarpon.
"Iii Se-tember -of 1926, th 'i
'ship was blown ashore on Santa
Rosa Island, when it encountered
another storm. But it was ulti-
mately pulled off the sandy
beach, back into the water.
Then in September, 1929, a
hurricane sent' the boat ashore
again near West Pass at Indian.
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U.S. Congressman '
When I ran for office two years ago, I
promised to listen to the people throughout the
District. When I got to Washington, I followed
The people of my district have said they ...
-, wanted change. They told me this in over 50 town
hall meetings. I have carried their message.
I have worked to be a different kind of
Congressman, accessible, in touch, and involved
in solving the problems confronting the people.
who elected me. 'With my announcement for
reelection, I renew my promise of two years ago to
be a positive.force for change in North Florida and
Facilitated the construction of the Tallahassee Veterans' Outpatient Clinic,
which will serve over 70,000 veterans throughout North Florida.
* Passed a bill allowing the Purple Heart to be awarded to U.S. servicemen and
women killed or wounded by "friendly fire"." '
* Selected to serve on special missions to Vietnam and Moscow to investigate the
fate of missing Americans.
* Offered, and passed, an amendment to the Workplace Fairness Act to improve
labor/management relations. .
* Recognized by the National Farmers Union for a 100% voting,record favoring >
* Supports a Balanced Budget Amendment and congressional reform.
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Amy Tapper Among 101
Catholics Being Promoted
The Most Rev. James P.
Lykes, Archbishop of Atlafita, and
the Most Rev., Raymond J. Les-
sard, Bishop of Savannah, will
head a class of 101 Catholic men
and women from throughout the
Southeastern United States who
will be invested as Knights and
"The Exciting Place to Worship"
4 first Baptist Church
102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida
HOWARD BROWNING, Pastor
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[First United Metwodist Church
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church............. 9:00 a.m. CT
Church School................. 10:00 a.m. CT
Charles M. Parker, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
-" \ 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
hI1 SUNDAY WORSHIP........................ 10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL.................... .......11 a.m.
S W *SUNDAY SCHOOL, Young Children
SFUS A Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
Catch the Srit
Port St. Joe
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School........9:45 a.m. Evening Worship......7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship..... 11:00 a.m. Bible Study
Methodist Youth Wednesday.............;9:30 a.m.
Fellowship ..........5:30 p.m. Thursday ...............7:30 p.m.
REV. ZEDOC EIp iaor
JEFF BARNES, Youth/Music.Director
You are always welcome and visitors are desired at
St. James Episcopal Church a
309 Sixth Street Port St. Joe
.. .++ --SERVICES-
Each Sunday.......... 7:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School................ 9:45 a.m.
The REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
"THE MIRACLE CENTER"
NEW COVENANT MISSIONARY WORLD OUTREACH CENTER...
; s ;The FamIly Church
252 Avenue E, Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone: 229-8137
Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
SUNDAY DAILY PRAYER
Worship: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. For Prayer or Counseling, Call or
WEDNESDAY Write the Church.
7:30 p.m. Bible Study & Fellowship
"A CHURCH WITH A VISION"
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-5 thru 6th Grade
Does not discriminate based upon race, creed, color, or origin.
We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ........... 7
MORNING TRAINING ..................11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7
'CHURCH TRAINING ;..................5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
DANIEL W. DUNCAN Pastor
KlEITH PATE ALLEN STE
Min. of Music Min. of EC
10 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday
11 a.m. Sunday
Where is salvation in reference to baptism?
(1) Mk. 16:16 Believes & Is Baptized
(2) Acts 2:38 Repent & Be Baptized
(3) Acts 22:16 Arise & Be Baptized
(4) Rom. 6:4 Baptized into Death
(5) Gal. 3:27 Baptized into Christ
(6) 1 Pet. 3:21
Remission of sins
Wash away thy sins
Put on Christ
Presented by the church of Christ
y The church meets at the corner of
20th Street and Marvin Avenue.
P.O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Ladies of the Equestrian Order of
the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
in Naples on Saturday, Septem-
The Grand Prior of the South-
easter Lieutenancy of the Order,
the Most Rev. Stanley Ott, Bishop
of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will be
the investing prelate.
In addition to the investiture
of 101 new members, promotions
to a higher rank within the Order
will be conferred on 91 Knights
There are five ranks for mem-
bers of the Order, in descending
rank as follows:
Knight of the Collar (very
rare, and limited to 12), Knight
and Lady Grand Cross, Knight
and Lady Commander With Star,
Knight and Lady Commander,
and Knight and Lady.
Amelia Tapper of Port St. Joe
has been promoted from Lady
Commander to Lady Commander
George H. Toye of New Or-
leans, Lieutenant of the South-
easter Lieutenancy of the Order,
will be in charge of the investiture
ceremony, scheduled for the Na-
ples Church of St. William. Wil-
liam E. Ball of Venice, Section
Representative of the Order for
the Diocese of Venice, will be
Toye's chief assistant in local ar-
rangements for the investiture
and for the annual business
meeting of the Lieutenancy.
The Equestrian Order of the
Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem is
the only Order of Chivalry within
the Catholic Church. It traces its
origins back to the era of the First
Crusade, when it was organized
to assist in protecting the Holy
Land from Moslem invaders.
Its mission today is the main-
tenance of a Catholic presence in
the Holy Land and it exercises
this mission through prayer and
the financial support of churches,
seminaries, convents, schools
and orphanages in what is now
Israel and Jordan.
The Order now has Lieute-
nancies or chapters in 32 nations
and principalities in Europe, the
New World and Australia. It is the
only Catholic Order which admits
women and members of the cler-
gy to all ranks, and it has done so
The program in Naples will
begin on Saturday,,, September
12, with a Mass in memory of de-
ceased Knights and Ladies, begin-
ning in the Church of St. William
at 2 p.m. This will be followed by
a 7 p.m. reception and dinner in
the Registry Resort Hotel's Crys-
t The annual business meeting
of the Lieutenancy will begin at 9
a:m. on Sunday, also in the Crys-
tal Ballroom. The solemn ceremo-
ny of investiture will begin at 2
p.m. Sunday in the Church of St.
The final event of the week-
end will be a white tie banquet in
the Crystal Ballroom honoring
the newlyb4nvested Knights and
The Highland View Baptist
Church will be celebrating their
annual homecoming on Sunday,
September 13. The morning wor-
ship service will begin at 10:30
a.m. ET with former pastors Har-
ry Powell and Lowell Adams
bringing the messages. After the
services there will be a covered
dish luncheon in the fellowship
hall. After lunch, everyone will
enjoy music performed by Mary
Lou Sewell Cumbie and The Bou-
ingtons. Everyone is cordially in-
vited to attend.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992 PAGE 5B
Tips for Coming Through
Big Blow with Little Damage
In response to the predictions
of more and bigger hurricanes, of-
ficials of the Federal Insurance
Administration (FIA), part of the
Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA), urge property
owners of the Gulf and East coast
to prepare for the 1992 Hurricane
Season (June through November).
FIA officials warned that the
predictions of increasingly violent
and destructive hurricanes were
borne out last year when Hurri-
cane Bob and the Northeaster
storm struck the mid and north
Atlantic coastlines. In addition to
the more than $80 million of fed-
eral disaster assistance provided
to victims of the storms, FIA paid
flood insurance claims payments
totalling $120 million.
Flood insurance protection is
available through the National
Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
administered by FIA. For the esti-
mated 74 million people who may
face the force of a hurricane over
the next few month, FIA officials
offer the following safety tips to
protect lives and reduce the dam-
ages before, during and after the
BEFORE THE STORM
*Know your risk. Consult
your local emergency manage-
ment office for information on
preparedness in your area.
*Determine what shelter you
will go to if you have to leave.
*Rehearse the drive to a shel-
ter. Time the trip and then multi-
ply by three to allow for emergen-
*Make the choice now to
evacuate when told to do so.
oCheck your homeowner's
coverage to make sure that you
have flood insurance. Take pic-
tures of your property before the
storm to help validate your claim
and remember to take the policies
with you should you have to evac-
oPre-pack a hurricane evacu-
ation kit (consult your local emer-
gency preparedness publications
of guidance on what should be in
eRecheck your supply of
boards, tools, batteries, non-
perishable foods and other equip-
ment you will need when a hurri-
cane strikes your town.
*When you hear the first
tropical storm advisory, listen to
future messages. This will pre-
pare :for a hurricane emergency.
wellin.advance of the issuance of,
watches, and warnings. ..
*When your area is under a
hurricane watch, continue nor-
mal activities, but stay tuned to
radio or television for all weather
*Remember that a hurricane
watch means possible danger; if
the danger increases, a hurricane
warning will be Issued.
During the Storm
*Remain indoors during the
hurricane, blowing debris can
The First United Methodist
Church of Port St. Joe will host a
Lay Mission Weekend beginning
on August 28th, and concluding
on August 30th.
This weekend will be an op-
portunity for everyone interested
to experience a spiritual revival.
This revival will come as a direct
result of taking an active' part in
listening to lay witnesses give
their testimony of how the Lord
has changed their lives.
The mission will include a
separate group of activities for
Make plans now to renew
your faith by attending the Lay
Witness Mission at the First Unit-
ed Methodist Church in Port St.
Joe. Everyone is welcome. For
more information call 227-1724.
FREE HEARING TEST
Set For -
GULF COAST HEARING AID
CENTER of Panama City will be
'U. offering to anyone 55 or older a
free hearing test. If you have
been exposed to loud factory
noise, if people seem to mum-
|ble or you ask people to repeat
what they have said, come see
JAMES W. DAME
Hearing Aid Specialist
ST. JOE MOTEL
501 Monument Ave.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
9:00 A.M. 12:00 NOON
This is our regular monthly Service Center and we will service anyone's
hearing aid free of charge. We have the lowest battery prices in the area.
Come in and try our service!
*Travel is extremely danger-
ous, stay put until local authori-
ties have announced that your
area is safe.
*If you are unable to evacuate
before the stormnn hits, seek refuge
in an interior, windowless area.
*If the calm storm center
(eye) passes directly overhead, be
aware that there will be a lull in
the wind lasting from a few min-
utes to half an hour or more. But
also remember that the winds at
the other side of the storm's eye
rise very rapidly to hurricane
force, coming from the opposite
After the Storm
*Expect the worst. 'Hurri-
canes are extremely violent
storms that often get stronger
eBe extra careful of downed
power lines, weakened struc-
tures, rodents and snakes, and
avoid puddles of standing water.
*Don't drink tap water and
eat only foods you are absolutely
sure are safe.
*Be extra careful when han-
dling power tools, gas lanterns,
generators and matches.
*Call your insurance compa-
ny or agent to file a claim as soon
as possible. If possible, take pho-
tos of the damage after the storm.
Remember that NFIP coverage is
backed by the federal government
but claims are processed by the,
agent who wrote the policy. The-"
sooner you file your claim, the-':
sooner you can expect your'
*Listen to your local radio
stations for official information -"
SEAFOOD BUFFET Thursday: 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
CATFISH SPECIAL Friday: 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
10 Ib. White Potatoes...$1.69 Tomatoes...Ib. 490
i NTORSn i
A A A
I T A I11* A I T. V
U. Lee Mullis, IVL.L .
CALL FOR APPOINTMENT
1 1600 Jenks Ave., Panama City
CALL FOR APPOINTMENT'
.......m...--- r I .- n mE -- -. -.e ... m
INSTITUTION is accepting
applications for the following
health care positions:
Clinical Associate (PA or ARNP)
Medical Records Specialist
Clerk Typist Specialist
Clerk Typist Specialist
Clerk Typist Specialist
Clerk Typist Specialist
Data Entry Operator
A State of Florida Employment Application and
resume should be sent to:
Department of Corrections
Region I Personnel Office
4610 Highway 90 East
Marianna, Florida 32446
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affinnative Action
2 /20 & 27. 1l92
PAfG6R RR THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992
Electric chain saw, sabre saw,
fishing boxes & tackle, mechanic's
topl box, electric motor & misc. items.
Call 648-8933. Itc 8/27
Like new black stained oak din-
ing table with 6 chairs, $250. Match-
irig low boy, $150. Call 648-5822.
I 2tc 8/27
Twin bed maple headboard, mat-
tress, box spring, frame, $50. 648-
3029. Itc 8/27
G.E. side-by-side 18.5 cu. ft. re-
frigerator, $150. 30" gas stove, $50.
Men's 26" ten speed and men's 26"
regular bicycle with basket. $50 each.
14'.fiberglass Huntcraft boat & trailer,
$300. Call 229-2775. 2tp 8/27
: HAPPY JACK TONEKOT
food supplement contains
nutrients to eliminate dull
skin,' shedding & itching. Fo
cats. BARFIELD'S LAWN &
Electric dryer Whirlpoo
the line, $150. 647-3220.
Mobile Home for sale,
bedroom, 1 bath 14'x60' f
$8,000.00. Excellent conditi
to move. Call 647-8417.
Inc FOR ALE0OR EN*FO*RET OR EN
IBM personal system 30. 3 years
old, $1,500. Call 227-1368.
Commodore 64 computer w/disk
drive. Call 229-6506 after 3 p.m.
David's* Home Repairs, Remod-
eling, Plumbing, Painting and Addi-
tions of all tybes. Free estimates.
Call 229-2775. 8tp 7/9
DISHWASHER, works great, a lit-
tle noisy, $50. Call 227-2008 after
7:00 p.m. t tfc 8/6
Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 8/6
Mobile home, 3 bedroom, 2 bath,
cen. h&a, deck, dishwasher. Call for
appointment, 227-7245. tfc 8/6
GARDEN, To buy or sell Avon call Sarah
Kemp at 229-6495 after 5 p.m. or
8tc 8/27 weekends. tfc 8/6
Al, top of Electrolux and all other vacu-
tfc 8/20 ums, repairs and sales, bags, any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
1988 2 9 built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyn-
urnish1988 2 dall Parkway, near Hwy. 22, Panama
un isead City, FL 32404. 763-7443. tfc 8/6
' Piano For Sale: Wanted: a re-
sponsible person to take on a low
monthly payment on a beautiful
pfano, no money down. Call toll-free:
1r800-253-8965. Itp 8/27
What's So Different About the
Iappy Jack 3-X Flea Collar? It
worksIll Contains NO synthetic py-
rethroids. For dogs & cats! BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN & GARDEN. 8tc 7/30
OUTBOARD MOTOR REPAIR -
Call Steve at 227-1687 after 6 p.m.
Sewing and Alterations: drapes,
complete outfits, repairs. Call Daisy,
at A]ine's, 229-6600 or 227-7193, ,
Port St. Joe Lodge No. 111I
"ZS'Reg. Stated Communication
.N st and 3rd Thursday of ea.
month, Masonic Hall, 207 Reid Ave.
James Brooks, W.M.
Fred Nehring, Sec.
PAINTING CARPENTRY DECKS PORCHES
REPLACEMENT WINDOWS ADDITIONS
REPAIR & IMPROVEMENT
Free Estimates Licensed Insured
,c 8/6648-5647 or 227-1420
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach
SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS
Sears Catalog Sales
MICHAEL KILBOURN, Owner
410 Reid Ave. tfc 8/6
Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices.
Sears Card now at Port St. Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOOI Also Com-
puter Wheel Alignment. 227-1105.
FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
All Work Guaranteed
Concrete Finishing Brick/Block
653-9780 or 653-8024
Located in Apalachicola
JOHN F. LAW
26 Years of Experience
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
7229 Deer Haven Road, P.C. tfc s/6
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-386, Howard Creek
STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing and Remodeling
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
Good Work Doesn't Cost, It Pays
TREE AND I
STUMP REMOVAJIk j _
Bush Chipping, Stump Grinding r
Rt. 2 Box 73D Port St. Joe,
LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA tc 8/6 904/229-6821
Terry Parrish John C. Maddox
Construction, Inc. Properties, Inc.
RG 0056216 RG 0062723 Mobile Phone 227-5100
* New Homes
Additions & Remodeling WE BUILD TO LAST
All Your Building Needs A LIFETIME!
For Free Estimates, Call 229-8589 tfc 8/6
ER0010992 Mexico Beach Ph. 648-5474
SERVICE, inc. Aft
E le c tric a l. H e a tin g & A ir C o n d it io n .. ... .
Li New Construction & Remodeling Installation
SERVICE & REPAIR
tfc 8/6 VISA, MasterCard & Discover accepted.
GLENN'S PAINT Rebuild Wrecks
SBody & Window Work
& BODY SHOP Expert Painting
& BD YS O Free Estimates
503 First Street Port St. Joe Insurance Claims
Phone 227-7133 fc 8/6
14'x60' 2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath
mobile home, Americus St., St. Joe
Beach. $275 month. 648-5323.
3 bedroom, 3 bath townhome,
with fireplace and large great room.
647-5820. tfc 8/27
*2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home
on 1 1/2 acres, fenced, near Wetappo
Creek. $275.00 month. 229-8581 or
227-1566. tfc 8/20
For Lease: Bryant's Landing &
Store, 227-2011, 8 a.m. 6 p.m.
Furnished trailer at Howard'
Creek. Adults, no pets, references re-
quired, deposit required. 827-6019.
900 sq. feet office space for rent
above Marquardt's Marina, Hwy. 98,
Mobile home lots, 14 x 70, or
R.V.'s permanent. Quiet clean park.
1100 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach. 648-
8201. tfc 8/6
NEW & USED
Snapper, John Deere, & Ku-
bota equipment. Trade for
anything. 100% financing.
Call 1-800-834-6744. Sowell
Tractor Co. 2/2 thru 9/92
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meetings: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 4:00 p.m. & Tuesday 8:00
All meetings at St.-JameS;,
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
For further AA information
COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
NEE) IT? RENT Irr
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 1st St.
BOB'S PAINT &
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
Weed Eaters ,
Chain Saws \
'-* Generators .
*" Pumps --'
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe e,-s/I
2 bedroom energy efficient apart-
ment, good neighborhood. Call 229-
2783. tfc 8/6
Mexico Beach, Mobile home spac-
es for rent, $65 month. Call 648-
5659. tfe 8/6
2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath town-
home, unfurnished,' long term lease.
$575 month, plus utilities, 229-2777.
Nice one, two & three bedroom
apartments. Cen. h&a, stove & frost-
free refrigerator, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry
rm. provided. Rent determined by in-
come. Handicap units available. Pine
Ridge Apartments, 227-7451. Equal
Housing. tfc 8/6
For Rent: Furnished apartment
at 1508 1/2 Long Ave. Deposit re-
quired. Phone after 6 p.m., 229-6825.
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 8/6
Mobile home lots for rent, located
in Mexico Beach; 648-5476.
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 8/6
No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Pri-
vate baths or dormitory style. Daily or
weekly rates. Will renovate to your
taste for lease. 302 Reid Ave., Port St.,
Joe, FL 229-8723. tfc 8/6
Widowed person's support group
will meet every Thursday at First
Baptist Church, Mexico Beach on
15th St., 7 EST, 6 CST.
Call 648-8827 for information.
Save on Your
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.
10 Years Experience
All Types of Services
Major Appliance Service
T.L.C. Lawn Service
All Types of Yard Work
Mowing, Raking, Trimming,
Weeding, Clean Outs
and Roof Sweeping.
Reasonable Monthly or
Seasonal Rates Available.
Call 229-6435 tfc 8/6
$69.95 Most Cars
$39.95 Most Pick-Ups
We have over 50 different shades and
colors In stock and ready to install.
Call Oakley's Cars & Trucks
Corner 2ndi Ave. & Madison St., Oak Grove
227-1294 ffc 8/6
im - --
SSt. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center
Engine Sales |
706 1st St.-St. Joe
am ...... .. ... t
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-,
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Exclusive Office Space
2 story, 410 Long Avenue
(adjacent to Citizens Federal)
Port St. Joe
Call 227-7413 fc 7/30
Garage Sale: Saturday, Aug. 29,
8 a.m. 2 p.m. 1031 McClellan Ave.
Complete Jinny Lind maple nursery
set, crib, cradle, changing table,
child's rocker, $200. Itc 8/27
Moving Sale: Aug. 29 & 30, from
9-5 p.m. at #7 Place, 38th St., Mexico
Beach. Furniture, washer/dryer, bed-
room suite, various household goods.
Everything must gol Call 648-8128
for information. I tp 8/27
Women's Support Group, 7:00
p.m. Monday St. James Episcopal
Church. 227-1145 or 227-1128.
Tax Returns A Specialty
302B Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460 tfc 8/6
Aluminum Boat &
Trailer Repairs of
All Types and
Work done by your
Call David at 229-2775
886 Hayes Ave., HV
Port St. Joe, FL
27 ft. fiberglass boat, aluminum
trailer, all equipment, $8,500. 229-
2727. tfc 8/20
10 h.p. Johnson boat motor,
$250. 40 hp Johnson boat, motor &
trailer, $850. One 1982 Plymouth Re-
liant, $1,000 obo, Call 227-1356.
FREE 16'x33' cypress boat if you
buy items to complete, 471 Detroit
diesel motor, clutch & adapter plate,
shaft (already installed),, propeller,
wench, paint, wood to finish cabin,
shift controls, hydraulic steering and
wheel. Many other items still boxed as
when bought new to finish. $5,500.
229-8917 or 229-6232 or 227-7461.
OUTBOARD MOTOR REPAIR -
Call Steve at 227-1687 after 6 p.m.
1977 Itasca motor home. 43,000
miles, 440 mag Dodge engine, 6 new
tires, road ready. No equity, assume
payments. Robert Bodiford, 648-
5662. ltp 8/27
1982 Grand Prix, $1,000. Gas
dryer, $150, less than year old. Call
227-7403, leave message.
l Itc 8/27
Get a $500 cash rebate. Just
take over payments on 1991 Chev.
Cavalier. Call 229-8161 or see at
1905 Long Ave. 2tc 8/27
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
*-.". ,: ,: ffc8/6
service now offered by
BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
Remodeling New Construction
Free Estimates 9r 648-5886
Mike Taylor P. 0. Box 13459
uc. #*RG0051240 Mexico Beach, FL
BOOT & SHOE REPAIR
226 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Featuring all types of
Steel Toed Boots and
Work Shoes, Wolverine Boots and
Lace Ups,Handmade Boots & Shoes
New and Old Roofs
For Free Estimate, Call:
827-7387 or 229-8505
Harmon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
BULL DOZERS -. BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer tc 8/6
WARD'S CONSTRUCTION CO.
RGo44249 ALL TYPES CONSTRUCTION
Custom Homes, Commercial, Additions, Etc.
647-8639 tc 8,6
Re-Roofing Free Estimates
Eddie -: "Smarter Than Water" Rich
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Howard Creek: Trailer, 3 bed-
room, 1 bath, new roof and pump.
Louise Avenue. Call 904-494-1978.
Home for Sale: Home sits on lot
& half, 3 bdrm., bath & half, liv. rm.,
kit., din. rm., cen. h&a, good sense
home, well insulated, enclosed gar-
age, storm doors. 316 East 3rd St.,
Wewahitchka, FL 639-5702.
* Itc 8/27
For Sale or Rent: 2 bedroom, 1
bath brick house, Indian Pass Beach.
Chain link fence, new air cond. &
heat, call 1-482-7492. tfc 8/27
Port St. Joe: 3 bdrm., 1 bath
beautiful brick home, ideal for retired
or young couple. Great neighborhood,
Ig. lot nicely landscaped with big back
yard. 20'x24' workshop. Inside very
nice, all appliances included, central
h/a, very economical. Must seel Call
anytime for more information. 227-
1795. 3tp 8/20
525 8th St. Top floor 3 bdrm., 2
bath, bottom apartment one bedroom,
one bathroom. House in back. All on
one big lot. See Harry Lee Smith.
MEXICO BEACH, 77 FIRST ST.,
FOR SALE BY OWNER: Priced to sell
quick. Big house, can be used as sin-
gle or duplex. Owner moved out of
state. Back on premises to show dai-
ly. Excellent neighborhood. 2 blocks
from beach Would consider financing.
648-5386. tfc 8/27
1/2 acre mobile home lots on
Hwy. 386 (Overstreet) north of bridge,
no down payment, $100 month. Call
George, 229-6031. 8tc 8/20
4 bdrm., 1 bath frame home on 2
lots, fenced back yard, alley access,
conveniently located near business
district. Quiet neighborhood. Lg. pe-
can trees, lots of potential. No collect
calls 229-8444 day or night, $35,000.
514 4th St, Port St. Joe. tfc 8/27
2 1/2 acre high and dry land,
near Douglas Landing. $1,500 down,
$125 month. Call George 229-6031.
Gulf front & bay front lots, Call
George at 229-6031. 8tc 8/20
BUSINESS LOCATIONS FOR
SALE: Two prime income-producing
business location for sale. One is a
prime office space that is currently
leased, but suitable for a medium to
large size office. The other is a retail
location that Is currently rented and
is located in the prime shopping area
of Port St. Joe. Could be renovated
into two offices or maintained as a re-
tail store. Will sell individually or both
For more information call Wen-
dell Campbell at 229-8723 or Panama
City 1-785-8304. After 8:00 p.m., call
227-7304. tfc 8/13
Country living overlooking We-
tappo Creek, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. 1500 sq.
ft. living space, 26'x56' mobile home,
15x26' grand room, ch&a, fireplace, 2
car garage, 2 utfl. bldg., 2 covered
porches, one 14'x26' open deck,
swimming pool w/privacy fence,
beautiful landscaped on two 1/2 acre
lots with c/i fence. $56,500. Call 648-
5323 for appt. tfc 8/6
50x150 lot w/2 BR, 14x60 MH
and all improvements. $21,500.
Americus St., St. Joe Beach. Financ-
ing Available. Call 648-5323.
Mexico Beach: 2 bedroom, full
tile bath Jim Walter stilt home. 2 lots.
5/10 mile from beach. 648-8201.
1310 Palm Blvd. 2 bedroom
frame house, Ig. country kitchen &
appliances. Cen. heat, window air,
ceiling fans, like new washer & dryer,
dinette, china cabinet, cpuch, chair.
curtains & blinds included, S29,500.
Call 227-1803 after 5 p.m. tfe 8/6
Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath home,
carport, ch&a, ceiling fans, 2 storage
sheds, fenced on 2 lots. 121 Hunter
Circle. Buy one lot or both. Call 904-
4tp 7/30, 8/13, 8/27, 9/3
For Sale White City, Hwy. 71. 3
bedroom, 2 bath brick home on 4.5
acres, pond. Call 229-8735 after 5
p.m. tfc 7/23'
Lots for sale near Wewa. Low
down payment, easy terms. Call
George at 229-8398. 8tc 7/16
2.73 acres at Sunshine Farms,
Overstreet. Partially cleared comer
acreage. $15,000 negotiable. Call B.
Given, 227-1467 after 6 p.m.
Two adjoining lots for sale meas-
uring 75'xl50' each. For more infor-
mation please call 827-1865 after
5:00 p.m. tfc 8/6
House for sale: fresh paint, an-
tique bathroom, new kitchen w/Jenn-
Aire stove, 16'x20' workshop, 3
bdrm., 2 ba., large decks front & rear,
ready to move in. No painting or, re-
pairing, insulation top & bottom,
pump/lawn. 229-6965 nights, 229-
2727 days. tfc 6/4
Nice lots for sale, 3/4, 1 and 1/4,
2 and 1/4, 2 and 1/2 and 5 acre lots
on Hwy. 30 in Gulf County near
Franklin County line. Call Top Sale
Realty, Inc., 904-229-2500 or 1-800-
653-8689. tfc 8/6
Nice 3 bedroom 1 bath home, has
cen. heat & air, new cabinets. 206
10th St. Call 229-6055 for more infor-
mation. tfc 8/6
4 bedroom, 2 bath, cen. heat and
air, ceiling fans, patio, masonry con-
struction, conveniently located in Port
St. Joe. Call 229-8706. tfc 8/6
For Sale, Rent or Rent with Op-
tion to Buy: 4 bdrm., 2 ba., 1,600 sq.
ft. brick energy efficient home. Great
room, fireplace, ceiling fans, etc. In-
cluded in recent remodel. 545-6446
days, 229-8457 nights. tfc 8/6
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 9/10
1, 2 and 3 BEDROOM
(Rental Unit Available)
Cape San Blas, Florida
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 27,1992 PAGE 7B
Eight Guidelines to Assure the
Academic Success of Your Child
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
State Certified Residential Appraiser #0001273
Mortgage Rates Are Low, Now Is The Time To Buy!
\ SALES ASSOCIATES
Frances Chason 229-8747
Charles Shoaf 227-7429 Doris Strickland 229-8988
PORT ST. JOE
201 Woodward Ave.: 3 BR, 1 bath home located on lot zoned commercial with 95'
on Woodward and 287' on First Street. $25,000.
124 Hunter Circle: Exceptionally nice 4BR, 2 ba. brick home wiht split floor plan, re-
cently remodeled & upgraded. Energy efficient,with insulated windows & ceiling
fans throughout. Fireplace in great room. Located on large lot with beautiful oak
trees in great neighborhood. A must see at $66,000.00.
526 6th St.: 3 ;112-- kn hc l c0,wt Good retirement or starter home.
1616 Long Ave.: 2 story duplex, newly redecorated, good rental record. $49,000.00.
2004 Cypress Ave.: Lovely we1 maintained brick home with 3 BR/2 bath, living
room, dinign room, den, and Florida room connecting to covered patio, inground
pool, double garage and many extras. $86,000.00.
127 Plantation Drive, Cape Plantation: 3 BR, 2 bath brick home with shower in
double garage. Total electric. Exclusive neighborhood. Ideal for golfer, retired
people or young family. Many extras! Small equity and assume. $95,000.00.
1402 Long Ave.: Well kept 2 BR/1 bath home with c/h & air plus 2 rental aptsl 2 bd/
1 bath each. All for $59,600 $655,56.00. $55,000.00.
1314 Garrison Ave.: 2 BR, 1 bath home with double carport on 1 1/2 lots, fenced
back yard. $86,900. $29,500.00.
517 4th St.: Charming older 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in great condition, new roof,
517 1/2 4th St.: Apartment building with two furnished apartments, each two bed-
room, 1 bath. A Great Investment! Rent from apartments could make your mort-
gage payments. Good rental record. BOTH FOR ONLY $60,000.00. Reduced
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf front Beach Cottage: Completely furnished 2 BR, 2 BA, kitchen with eating,
area, living room, ready to move in! Asking $122,900.00.
Between 3rd and 4th Street, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach: 3 BR, 2 ba home with large
glassed in front porch. Completely furnished. $125,000.00.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom, 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach, ideal
for young couple or retired couple, 1 1/2 lots, fenced in yard with fruit trees,
quiet neighborhood. $45,000.00.
Ponce De Leon, St. Joe Beach: Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath 14'x70' mobile home with
sun deck and screened porch on two 75'xl50' lots. Central heat & air, all appli-
LOTS & LAND
100 x 200 town lot, choice location.
Overstreet: 13 acres near bridge and canal with many nice oaks and fronts on
8th St.: 1 1/2 nice lots, 75'x170', only $12,000.00.
1908 & 1910 Long Ave.: 2 nice high lots, 60x140 and 68x172.
Cape San Bias: 270 ft. prime Gulf frontage 600 ft. deep. Will sell or all part.
Mexico Beach, 43rd St.: Nice canal lot w/city dock across street, 71'x90'. $39,000.
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8,000.00.
St. Joseph Shores: Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft. of highway
Port St. Joe: 520 3rd St. 50x170. $8,000.00.
Port St. Joe: 301 Woodward zoned commercial, 75x150. Reduced to $40,0009900
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive. Nice home lot 100'x100'. $10,000.00.
3BR/2BA home in ex-
cellent condition. En-
closed double gar-
age. Fairway view of
golf course. Unfurn.
Call Tom Todd,
Reg. Real Estate Broker
A child's academic success
hinges on six family-centered
areas: family reinforcement of
children's self-esteem, family
work habits, family support of ac-
ademics, family participation in
stimulating activities, family em-
phasis on language development,
and family academic expecta-
tions, according to a recent sur-
vey by educators.
"Only a fraction of what your
children learn comes from their
time in the classroom. Home and
community activities help chil-
dren grow, and reinforces con-
cepts they're learning in school,"
says Alvin Granowsky, Ed.D.,
vice president of School and Li-
brary Services for World Book Ed-
"Parents might be surprised
to learn that strong self-esteem
may be the key to how well their
children do in 'school," says Gra-
nowsky. "The little things that
parents do every day can add up
and make a dramatic difference
in their children's success in
school." In addition to his work
for World Book, Granowsky spent
more than 20 years as a teacher
and director of reading in the Dal-
las, Texas, and Greensboro,
North Carolina, public schools.
Eight "little things" that par-
ents can do to make a difference:
1. Ask "What's wrong?" Let
children know their feelings are
important. Work out problems to-
2. Read books to your chil-
dren that may be above their
reading level. Or, introduce clas-
sics that they might now other-
wise read, like Treasure Island or
Grimm's Fairy Tales. Be a reader
yourself and let your children see
3. Pack a lunch and take a
driving trip to give your children
Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-
ern Auto company store'advertised
sale prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid
Ave. tfc 8/27
Two 3 month old kitties, one gray
& white, 1 calico. Will spay. Call 227-
1322 or 648-5628. ltc 8/27
Still have' flea problems? Ask
Barfield's Lawn Garden, 229-2727
about HAPPY JACK STREAKERI New,
easy to use, lasts 14 days. Available
O-T-C. 12tc 8/20
FOUND: Female golden retriever
mix, older dog. Has a collar. If not
claimed, must give away. 401 16th St.
227-1476. Itp 8/27
LOST: Newly used hand tools
wrapped in Sears plastic bag, lost in
area of St. Joe Beach and Mexico
Beach on Aug. 24. Reward offered.
647-8187. Itc 8/27
For Sale: 3 bdrm., 2 ba. remod-
eled home, new roof, new vinyl siding,
new ch&a, carpet, fireplace, 4 lots,
1,300 sq. ft. appraised at $45,000.00.
For quick sale, $34,900. NW 3rd St.,
Lake Alice Addition, Wewa. Call 639-
2313. tfc 8/20
1/2 acre mobile lot, no down
payment, Overstreet area, $93.63
2 1/2 acre country living, Over-
street area, $9,500.00. Financing
87' beachfront lot
Small parcels, Dalkeith Road.
Call George at 229-6031.
a chance to see and learn about
the world beyond their neighbor-
hood or town. Use an atlas, map
or other reference materials avail-
able at your local library to chart
your trip, and find out interesting
facts about the area.
4. Beat the "Why do I need to
learn this?" blues. Show children
how their schoolwork applies to
their lives. With a trip to the gro-
cery store, for instance, let them
use their math skills to determine
if the "sale" price is really a bar-
5. Encourage your children's
interest in subjects like baseball
or dinosaurs and go beyond
schoolwork. Search for library
books on the subjects. Encourage
your children to make up stories
or plays and to draw pictures
about the topics that interest
them. Display their work proudly.
6. Limit TV time. Watch TV
programs together and talk about
the characters or plot during
Use events on the news as
opportunities for learning. When
a tornado touches down, a volca-
no erupts, or an earthquake oc-
curs, use reference resources to
research what caused it and
.... .. i
REQUEST FOR BID
The City of Mexico Beach is soliciting bids from
qualified refrigeration and air conditioning con-
tractors to assume the responsibility for de-
commissioning all appliances containing freon.
Specific requirements are available at City Hall.
Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., September
/s/ Patricia Hutchinson
Publish: August 20 and 27, 1992.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 92-145
DAVID L. TAUNTON and ABIGAIL TAUNTON,
EULOGIO M. VIZCARRA,
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STAT-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 18th
day of August, 1992, In Case Number 92-145 of
the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Cir-
cuit, in and for Gulf County. Florida, in which DA-
1986 Dodge Caravan, deluxe
model, priced right. Call 647-5884.
1980 Ford Mustang V-8 engine,
good condition, $1,000. Call 229-
8142. ltp 8/27
1991 Olds Cutlass Supreme, 4
dr., ps, pb, pw, pl, cc, tilt, am/fm cas-
sette, 6 cyl., red, 21k miles, $11,500..
227-7512. 2tc 8/20
MULTIVISION Cable TV has an
immediate opening for a Service Tech
position in the Apalachicola area.
Send resume and/or apply in person
to: Multivisiln Cable TV, 56 Market,
St., Apalachicola, FL 32320. Attn: Pat
Preferred experience in electrical
and mechanical aptitude. Licensed
driver without major violations.
(EOE). ltc 8/27
Gulf ARC is seeking applicants
for a Supported Living Specialist. This
individual will work with Developmen-
tally Disabled Persons living in the
community to assist them with daily
life management skills. This is a 15
hour per week position; work hours
are flexible but will fall mostly in late
afternoon or early evening. Experi-
ence working with developmentally
disabled is preferred; preference will
be given to individuals with completed
college coursework. Job description,
qualifications, and application may be
obtained from GCARC office at 200
Peters St., Port St. Joe. Closing date
for accepting applications is Sept.
8,1991, 4:00 P.M. This program is
funded by HRS/DS. EOE.
Immediate opening, established
company seeking full time licensed
sales agent, ERA Parker Realty, Mex-
ico Beach, 648-5777. tfc 8/20
Experienced reinforcing iron
workers at Highland View Bridge, lo-
cated on Hwy. 98. We encourage fe-
males & minorities to apply. Apply be-
tween the hours of 7 a.m. 2 p.m.,
Monday Friday. An EOE.
Nursing assistant positions, no
experience necessary. Apply at Bay
,St. Joseph Care Center. tfc 8/6
POSTAL JOBS: $11.41 to
$14.90/hr. For exam and application
information call 219-769-6649 ext.
FL171 8 am 8 pm 7 days.
ALASKA JOBS Earn up to
$30,000 fishing the three month Sal-
mon season. Also construction, can-
neries, oil fields plus morel For imme-
diate response call 1-504-646-4505,
ext. K6800, 24 hrs. Itp 8/27
MAJOR TELEPHONE Co. $7.80 -
15.75/hr. Now hiring. Technicians,
installers, Acct./Scrv. Reps, opera-
tors. No experience nessary. For infor-
mation call 1-219-736-9807, ext. F-
2334, 9 a.m. 9 p.m. 7 days.
VID L. TAUNTON and ABIGAIL TAUNTON are the
Plaintiffs and EULOGIO M. VIZCARRA is the De-
fendant, I will sell to the highest bidder, for cash,
at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse in
Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
on the 9th day of September, 1992, the following
BEGINNING at the Northwest corner
of the Northeast Quarter of the South-
west Quarter of Section 6, Township 6
South, Range 11 West, Gulf County,
Florida and thence run South 89 de-
grees 51 minutes 33 seconds East for
664.235 feet; thence South 02 degrees
29 minutes 05 seconds East for
341.83 feet; thence North 89 degrees
51 minutes 33 seconds West for
664.48 feet: thence North 02 degrees
26 minutes 17 seconds West for
341.82 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Said lands having an area of 5.21
acres, more or less, and being subject
to a 30 foot wide roadway easement
and Cul-de-sac having a 50 foot radi-
us along the Southerly Boundary
DATED THIS 27th day of August, 1992.
BENNY C. LISTER.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Publish: August 27 and September 3, 1992.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 92-98
IN RE: The Estate of
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of
ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, deceased. File Number 92-
98, is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 5th
Street, Port St Joe, Florida 32456. The name and
address of the Personal Representative and the
Personal Representative's attorney are set forth be-
All interested persons are required to file
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, (I) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the qualifications of the Personal
Representative, 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 August 27, 1992.
/s/ ELAINE WILLIAMS
Personal Representative of the Estate of ELIZA-
BETH WILLIAMS, deceased
4800 LeMone Ln., Apt. 2110
Houston, Texas 77092
/s/ WILLIAM J. RISH
RISH & GIBSON, P.A.
303 Fourth Street
P.O. Box 39
Port SL Joe, FL 32456
FL BAR NO. 0066806
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
Publish: August 27 and September 3, 1992.
learn about the people affected.
Look up nations in the news.
Use the World Series as an
excuse to read about the history
of baseball, or the elections to
LaShune D. Leslie received
practical work in military leader-
ship at the ROTC advanced camp
at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Washing-
The camp, attended by cadets
normally between their third and
fourth year of college, includes in-
struction in communications,
management, and survival train-
Successful completion of the
advanced camp and graduation
from college results in a commis-
sion as a second lieutenant in the
U.S. Army, Guard, or Reserve.
The cadet is a student at the
University of West Florida, Pensa-
Leslie is the daughter of Raw-
lis D. and Sharion Y. Leslie of 252
Avenue D, Port St. Joe.
She is a 1988 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School.
E.R.A. PARKER REALTY
(Hwy. 98 & 31 st St.)
Specializing in BEACH SALES & RENTALS
for over 43 years!"
Cathey Hobbs 648-5653,
Debbie McFarland 648-5421 after hours
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
formerly Allemore Real Estate
/ Comer 10th Street and U.S. Hwy. 98
-- Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
PORT ST. JOE: 1607 Monument Ave.
DECORATOR'S DELIGHT! You'll just love this
EXQUISITELY REMODELED home with 4 bedrooms, 3
full baths, hardwood floors, marblized tile, fireplace,
double garage, excellent location, $117,500.
MEXICO BEACH: Miramar Drive: Duplex. Great view,
beach fun and fishing. 300' to beach, near marinas
and Canal Park. $125,000 for b6th. Call for details.
JOHN DELORME, Broker
ELLEN ALLEMORE, Broker
SALES and RENTALS
discover presidential facts and
7. Set high but realistic stan-
dards. Recognize that each child
8. Show them, by example,
that learning continues as they
grow up. Take a computer course
or additional job training any'
thing that interests you. Don't let
children have all the funi
I would like to express my
deepest appreciation for all
prayers, telephone calls and
cards while Colby Jacobs was
hospitalized at Sacred Heart and
during surgery at Shands Hospi-
tal. Please continue praying while
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