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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: July 14, 1994
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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INDUSTRY -DEEP WATER PORT FINE PEOPLE SAFEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA


FIFTY-SIXTH YEAR, NUMBER 46


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1994


Flood Waters Begii. Receding In Gulf

Residents Will Begin Trickling Back Into Flooded Areas This Afternoon to a Massive Clean Up of Homes and Property


Board


Deals


With


"Flood

Floyd Refuses
to Assume Duties
As Attorney.
Even the County Commission
meeting was permeated with flood
water needs Tuesday night, as
the Board attempted to take care
of the county's business in spite
of the devastatUon which was be-
ing experienced by:. residents
along the rivers which flow
through the county.
Solid Waste Department di-
rector Joe Danford suggested to
the Board that containers be pro-
vided for residents of the flooded
areas to place material ruined by
the rising waters for disposal.
'This should prevent them Just
hauling it out in the woods. There
*Will be a lot of debris following the
receding water."
Danford suggested the con-
tainers initially be placed on the
Doc Whitfield Road at the Indian
Bayou Road intersection in the
Howard Creek Road and at the
intersection of 22A and Red Bull
;'Island Road in Wewahitchka. The .
county will transport accumulat-
ed debris to the landfill in the
trailers.
Interim Sheriff James Coats
reported that "every law enforce-
ment agency stationed in Gulf
County was active In the disaster
"nd were working well together.'"
Marshall Nelson, Emergency
Services director, said "no known
houses which were built to re-
quired elevation had water 'in-
side.'
, Commissioner Billy Traylpr
received approval of the Board to
make all the county's old garbage
collection trailers available to
haul off water damaged materials
for -the flood victims. Traylor also
suggested the Commission at-
tempt to secure a federal disaster
station in Gulf County to make it
more convenient for victims to file
for assistance.
FEDERAL DISASTER AREA
Chairman Warren Yeager re-
ported Gulf County had been de-
clared a disaster area because of
the heavy flood damage, making
victims eligible for low-interest
assistance loans.
Civil Defense Director Larry,
Wells said he had preliminary
contact with. Congressman Pete
Peterson,: who, had informed him
the claims office was being estab-
lished in Blountstown.
Ralph Rish of Preble-Rish En-
gineers advised the Board he had
been/ in contact .with Senator
Connie Mack 'just before the
meeting and Senator Mack said
he would be 'in Gulf County
Wednesday, to explore the possi-
bility of establishing a. disaster
assistance office in Wewahitchka.
ATTORNEY MATTER.
In other matters of business,
Yeager said he has been in touch
(See BOARD DEALS-Page 3)


Floodwaters from the
aftermath of tropical
storm Alberto left a field
day for photographers to
get some dramatic pic-
tures of the aftermath
and the activities going
on to alleviate the poten-
tial suffering of the near-
ly 800 victims- here in
Gulf County.
,Thg ..tar photogra~.,a
pher roamed the flood
areas most of the days
Monday and Tuesday of
this week to get the pho-
tos reproduced in this is-
sue plus about a bas-
ket-ful more.
Shown here on this
page are some of the se-
rious and some of the
amusing situations, as a
result of the record flood
for over 50 years.
In the photo above
left, Bryan Baxley of We-
wahitchka helps to lo-
cate a "Water. Buffalo"
brought in by the Nation-
al Guard, filled with
drinking water for the
flood victims.
In the photo next to
it, is Howard Creek resi-
dent Julian Anderson
paddling his boat home,
down the main street in
Howard Creek. Anderson
said, "If the water rises
any more, it is probably
because something need-
ed a good washing!"
In the photo below,
the necessity of life to
any young girl-A tele-
phone-is found in a
flooded booth and
like a Timex watch, it
still worked! Jade Gaskin
made her call from her
father's boat.
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Moore First To Announce
:8 ^ Seeks County Judge's Position
Bob Moore, Port St. Joe at- tion' for service to the pe
torney, became the -first candi- Gulf County.
date to formally, announce his For more than three
candidacy for elective office this Moore served as County At
week, when he declared himself a Currently, he serves as C
i" --candidate for election to the post torney for Wewahitchka.
S,. of County Judge to.replace the re- tionally, he is the sole A&
tiring David Taunton. Public Defender for Gulf (


Moore has been a resident of
the county for the past 27 years.
He has been a practicing attorney
in Wewahitchka and Port St. Joe
since 1967.
Moore served as County
Judge and Acting Circuit Judge
for Gulf County in 1974. Upon
the death of Judge Husband..
Moore was appointed to fill the
vacancy. This experience provides
a unique professional qualifica-


;ople of
years,
attorney.
City At-
Addi-
ssistant
County,


representing indigent defendants
in misdemeanor and felony cases.
Through the years, Moore
has always actively participated
in community activities. He has
served as President of the Gulf
.County Senior Citizens' 'Associa-
tion, Port St. Joe-Gulf County
Chamber of Commerce and Port
St. Joe Lions Club. He has been a
Director of the Gulf County Asso-
(See MOORE----------Page 3)


Candidate Qualification Period Opens

Monday Noon; Closes Next Friday Noon

First Primary Election Scheduled for Thursday, September 6


Gulf County's election campaign will offl-
.cially get under way Monday, when prospec-
tive candidates may sign up, pay their quali-
fication fees and officially get their campaign
underway.
Supervisor of Elections Cora Sue Robin-
son said the qualification books will be open
from Monday noon, until Friday, July 22 at
high noon. 'Those wishing to seek office
must qualify within this. time frame," she
said.
Two County Commission offices, three
School Board offices and the County Judge
position will become open this year. The


seats now occupied by County Commission-
ers Billy Traylor and Nathap Peters, Jr., will
be decided at the polls. Seats occupied by
school Board members Charlotte Pierce, Ted
Whitfeld and Oscar Redd will also be up for
re-election.
No candidates have stated their intention
to seek election, with published announce-
ments, other than Bob Moore, who is an-
nouncing his intention to run for County
Judge and Attorney Fred Witten, who is also
seeking the Judge, position, announcing his
plans through a paid advertisement in this
week's issue.


Robert M. "Bob" Moore


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300 Homes,

7-800 People

Impacted By

RisingWater
Gulf County's flood victims
began to experience Just a little
bit of relief yesterday, according
to Civil Defense director Larry
Wells. 'The water started to re-
cede from the Wewahitchka area
Wednesday morning and from the
Howard Creek area later in the
day. It reached a height of a re-
ported 27.4 feet--12.4 feet above
flood level-covering everything in
its path for a mile west of the Ho-
ward Creek highway."
Wells reported that the fig-
ures released by state authorities
on river readings at Blountstown,
placed the flood waters .nearly a
foot higher than the flood .of
1990, which reached 26.7 on the
gauge at Blountstown.
IMPACTED 700-800
WVells said the high water im-:
pacted 700 to 800 citizens in Gulf
County from the north county
line through Howard Creek. Evac-
uation efforts began Friday of last
.week and continued through the
night Sunday. with search and
rescue teams going in after the
last resisters to evacuation ad-
vice.
'We had a little more than-..
50%6 of the people who lived in
the flood areas leave their homes
for the safety of high ground."
Wells said. 'The rest stayed' be-
cause their homes would be
above the rising waters and they
wished to protect their property
from damage or possible looting
as much as they could."
, ,.. O0LOQTING,,... ... ....
Wells said there was only one
instance of reported possible loot-
ing from a flooding. residence.
"Law enforcement did a fantastic
job of keeping sight-seeing
crowds away from the flooded
areas and looters out completely.,"
,Wells said. "Sightseers cause a lot
of damage with wakes from their
boats or vehicles, washing waves
into homes as they pass by. We
didn't allow these activities this
time."
Wells estimated that approxi-
mately 300 homes or river camp
houses were either surrounded
by water or-had water inside the
building. He pointed out that
homes ,.which have been built
since new county elevation re-
quirements have gone into effect,
:had very minimal damages from
the'high water.
MOVING BACK IN
Wells said people from the
higher levels of the flooded prop-
erty can begin moving back in for
their clean-up operations by
Thursday afternoon [today], with
even more homes available for re-
entry daily.
.The Civil Defense director
said reports from the national
weather headquarters say the
flood waters will all be back in
the river banks by approximately
Saturday, July 23.
"Be sure you watch for
snakes and other animals on re-
entering your property," said
Wells. 'The snakes, fire ants, spi-
ders 'and other poisonous var-
mints are liable to be almost any-
where. They' sought safety from
the flood also, and they might
give you an unwanted surprise.
We haven't had any injuries thus
far, so be careful not to have one
now."


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PAGETWO THURSDAY, JULY 14,1994


Danger!! 4


.PORT ST. JOE HAS had annual fireworks displays for many
years, how. We don't really know how many years, but'it has al- .
most been long enough to become a tradition. People have come
to expect.a, fine pyrotechnic show at the First Union Park on the
shores of St. Joseph's Bay on the .Fourth. of July every year.
-Why, we.suppose we wouldn't .even have to announce it in The
Star and crowds of people would still gather around dark on the
evening of July Fourth to witness the show. ...
This tradition has failed 'to draw the first criticism in all these
- years.' 'Nothing has been heard from its performance except
praise and pleasure.
THIS YEAR,. THE City Commission logged a half .dozen com-
plaints from citizens Who didn't know what happened. They just
the knew the fireworks this year weren't as good as previous
years. The !Boonis!' were' farther apart. The shots didn't seem to9
go as high. 'Delay seemed to be the ordet of things rather than
the occasional.
Things weren't all enjoyment in the firing pits for the firemen
this year. One fireman was slightly injured when a bomb burst
prematurely, going off in his face. The fireworks .are placed in a
six-inch pipe mortar to-shoot up into the air. The mortars are
placed in the ground and fireworks dropped into them and lit.
ONE OF' THOSE' mortars had its charge explode inside,
blowing the welded bottom out of the mortar and a three foot
hole in the ground. The firemen decided, then, that after all
these problems: of premature exploding bombs, a fireman injured
and a half dozen narrowly escaping injury, it was time to draw .
the activity to'a close, which they did.
The next day, the newspapers had' stories of malfunctioning
fireworks in at least another half dozen towns in Florida, Georgia
and Alabama. Perhaps they all came from the same supplier
[The City buys from the largest supplier of display fireworks in
the southeast].
The firewVorks will be back next, year, keeping up the reputa-
tion 'people have come to expect from past years. The city has
filed a detailed letter of complaint with. the supplier about, their
problem. It may happen again, but you can be sure it won't
happen intentionally.



No Water Shortage
FLOODS AND THREATS OF FLOODS have stared the Pan-
handle-yes, even the entire Chattahoochee River valley sys-
tem-in .the face the past week or so. From, middle Georgia,
southh and the Choctawhatchee River from central Alabama,
Sthi-ough northwest Florida, has had rivers and tributaries raging
'-out of control and wreaking havoc with homeowners and infra-
structure in what were formerly considered flood safe areas.
: 'On a personal note, our brother-in-law had a normally se-
rene creek which borders his property and runs under the adja-
cent 1-75, flood its banks, covering 1-75 and several acres of his.
cattle pasture.
PEOPLE OVER IN -Bonifay and Caryville have had their
homes inundated. Railroads have had tracks undermined and in
:more than oret place.*satrain-.has-, derailed 'because of under-
r'mnined tracks ; '. '- -., .', A ;
Drinking water has been a real problem in cities like Macon,
''where the main water treatment plant was completely covered
by flood waters, leaving a city of 150,000 without potable water
to drink. ..
LAST YEAR, WE KEPT up with the devastation caused by
;the flooding Mississippi River for weeks. The same situation ex-
isted. People's homes under water, dams broken, roads and rail-
yroad tracks made useless and no drinking water readily availa-
ble. Of all the disruptions caused by flood waters, the last one-,
,no drinking water--would seem to be the worst blow to man.
$ Remember Desert Storm? How vital it was that each soldier
'consumne a certain amount of water each day in order to main-
tain life and remain functional. 'Drinking water was' a real con-.
cern to the forces in Saudi Arabia. We imagine it is just as much
of a concern where floods have rendered.the water supply unsafe
to drink.
HERE IN GULF COUNTY we also had floods,, and as bad as
they were, they weren't as bad as the other'floods in the south,
including those in the. Panhandle. 'Gulf county people had suffi-
ipient warning of coming, flood waters to remove their valuables
and themselves from the path of uncontrollable water.
Our disaster team met at noon last Thursday to make prep-
arations to meet the rising water with the least possible incon-
venience. We can be thankful for these people who offer their.
time and.talents to make all natural disasters more bearable.


1 Hunker Down with Kes


by Kesley Colbert


From Edgar & Leon- To Dionne


There used to be a man up, in
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, that folks
said could do extraordinary
"things". His name was Edgar
Cayce. He could, as the story goes,
lay. down, go into a state of hypnot-
ic sleep and tell you about upcom-
ing events. Edgar Cayce referred to
himself as a psychic.
People would come from miles
'around to bring their sick children,
parents, friends, etc. to Cayce for a
"reading". He had no medical train-
ing, he ran, as best I can remem-
ber, a photography shop; yet, he'd
"sleep on It" for a few minutes and
pronounce a cure or at least'na
course of action to help the in-
formed one "provided his directions
were followed .exactly as he had
given them."
Amazingly ,
Me and Yogi and Ricky Gene


weren't but about ten or twelve
when word got down to us about
Edgar Cayce.
'We've got to check out this
psychic stuff."
'Yes sir, can. you imagine
knowing the future?"
'We would know if the Cardi-
nals were going to win the National
League Pennant."
"We could find out in advance
when our dads were going to whip
us and be out of town."
"Did you hear that when Edgar
was our age, he couldn't spell a
lick." ..
We turned to look at Ricky
Gene, you could tell he was dead
serious. "So he takes his spelling
book, lays it on his chest, 'sleeps ,
on it' for five' minutes, Wakes up
and can spell every word in that
book"
We studied.on that for a while
in silence.
"Fellas, we've got to find us a
psychic!" ,
"Did ya'll say you were looking
for a psychic?" Big brother Leon.
had strolled out on the back porch,'
'You're in almighty special, good
fortune,"Leon, as usual didn t wait


for an answer. "I just happen to be
a psychic. Very few of us have the
gift. I know all, see all, tell all. Who
would like to be first?"
Leon was a lot smarter than
us, he did seem to know a lot.. ..
"course, he was five years older and
fresh out of the ninth grade. .. .
He laid down on the top step
and folded -his hands across his.
stomach. "Give me just a few sec-
onds to get into my futuristic, psy-
chic,.see all, sleeping trance. ... .
Leon drifted off. He got so still.
His eyes slowly closed.
"That's just the 'way Cayce
does it!"
- We turned to stare at Yogi.
Didn't ,none of us know "how Cayce
done it''. Or did we? It was eerie. I
think it got dark and lightning
might have flashed somewhere.
"Leon?" I reached out and
shook his arm.
"Don't touch 'me, you nincom-
poop, I'm in my hypnotic trance!"
Dad gum It-my first ever psy-
chic reading and already a faux
pasl
Yogi leaned over. "What do you
see for me?"
"Well." It was a slow, deep well


Ann Hammock and neighbor Floyd
of'the Hammock s' home watch the wa
at Howard Creek. Bill is inside "nappir


and he continued-speaking very
deliberately,. 'your father will come
home soon. vet and mad."
'Shucks. Leon." I was a little
disappointed. Mr. Brewer was over
the city water department, he caine
Some about every other night
wet-and mad. "Any one of us
could have made that prediction."
'Tell us who is going to win the
little league game tomorrow night,
us or the V.F.W.1"
There was a pause. "Leon?"
"It-it won't come into focus. My
powers don't 'pick up' on the trivial
things. I'm' an important stuff
only psychic."
"How about St. Louis? Will the
Cards win the pennant?"
."No, not this year, but. Stan
Musial will hit over three hun-
dred."
"Shucks, Leon, that ain't no
prediction. The Cards haven't won
a thing since '46 and Stan has hit
three hundred, or better for the
past fourteen straight years. You
ain't exactly out on a limb there.
Give us a prediction that we don't
already know abou-"
'Your face is going to take on a
(See KESLEY- Page 3)




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A Visit to Callaway Gardens Good for a Weak Heart or Stress


FRENCHIE AND I took a
week end trip to.Callaway Gar-
dens during the holiday week
end, to ease -the stress and recu-
perate from the roller coaster life
of putting out .this newspaper.
Every once in a while I have to
deposit the stress build-up in my
life and there's no better place to.
do it than Callaway Gardens.
: Callaway Gardens is out in
the country about .four miles.
south of Pine Mountin, 'Georgia.
Pine Mountain is a small hamlet,
smaller in size'than Port St. Joe.
They only'have two banks there
while we have five here in Port St.
'Joe. You can, get a relative size
from that comparison.
But Pine Mountain is a pretty
little country town. The railroad
runs right down main street, With
the portion of main street with
Highway, 27 routed along' its path,
on one side of the railroad and
the other side of main street,'
which is not co-existing with a
highway, on the other side of the
railroad. -


ETAOIN SHRDLU


By Wesley Ramsey
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That situation makes for a
wide' main street! There is a feed
and garden store, a small print
shop, a couple of small curio
stores catering to tourists on one
side and two banks, a cafe, a
small furniture store, a dry goods
and antique store on the other
side, plus a couple of vacant
buildings in the cluster, making
up the main section of town.
The rest of the town was like
any other town; it was. sort of
spread out, with the one grocery
store at one end and a propane
gas dealership at the other end.
A couple of hound clogs
meandered up the street.


CALLAWAY GARDENS is out
in the 'country from this town.'
That's about as far from the mad-
dening crowd as one could hope
to get.
We toured the whole thing
Saturday. I didn't play-golf, ride
horseback, swim at the man-
made beach, or attend' the FSU
Flying High circus, which spends
the summer there, but we did
everything else.
You will note that I am not
using the editorial "We" here. It is
" a "we" used on purpose, because
"we"' did all these things I am
about to describe. Frenchie led
the way and I followed along.


We went to the Sibley Audi-
torium which is in reality a.huge
area with every kind of flower 'arcl
plant growing you can imagine.
The place is landscaped with a'
waterfall, shady bowers, a gold-
fish pond,. walking paths and
places to rest and enjoy the scen-
ery..
Frenchie went absolutely
"ape" over the place because of
her natural .propensity for all
kinds of weeds which people call
flowers.
Actually, they were cultivat-
ing a flowering weed Frenchie has
been pulling Lip out of her flower
beds and throwing away. She
brought home a cutting.

NEXT WE WENT to a large
glass building which featured
butterflies thousands of but-
terflies!
If you think that kind of dis-
play won't start your pulse racing
. you're right!


But, I went along to quiet my
stress factor and ease my ten-
sions. A huge glass butterfly
house will do that for you.
I learned more than I really'
wanted to know about butterflies;
Show they grow; what they eat and .
how; why they are so colorful.
You think TV is bad they
had unbridled and uncovered sex .
in that butterfly house. Those
butterflies were mating right out
there in public, giving birth and
all that jazz.
Everyone in the house was
caught up in the actions of but-
terflies. One landed on the back
of a little girl, standing near
where I was and you would have
thought she had struck gold!

WE WENT FROM there to the
chapel, to listen to the organ con-
cert. A guy was presenting a two-
hour concert on a Mohler pipe or-
gan. I like good organ music, but
luckily we arrived just 15 min-


utes before that two hour concert
was just finished.
Don't get me wrong, it was
enjoyable, but even something
enjoyable can get tiresome after
'two hours.
A, short stop was made at the
.authentic pioneer homestead for
a quick inspection.
I saw the "bathroom" outside.
It was a shelf nailed to the house,
containing a clipper, a Water
bucket and a wash basin.
The one room downstairs was
divided up into the sleeping and
living area. The kids slept in the
loft.

AFTER ALL THESE "excit-
ing" sights and involvement, I had
indulged in just about all the ac-
tivities I could digest in one day.
My heart just can't take all that
excitement.
But, I enjoyed every minute
of it! The next time my stress lev-
el gets to running over, I think I'll
go back!


St. Joseph Bay
Date Time. Ht. Time Ht.
S ', ,jil July 15 5:50 a.m. H 1.2 4:44 p.m. L 0.4
.- \. \ July 16 6:04 a.m. H 1.4 4:49 p.m. L 0.2
i July 17 6:40 a.m. H 1.7 5:28 p.m. L 0.0
/ July 18 7:25 a.m. H 1.9 6:15 p.m. L -0.2
/ i" July 19 8:16 a.m. H 2.0 7:05 p.m. L -0.3
July 20 9:09 a.m. H 2.0 7:54 p.m. L -0.3
_July 21 10:01 a.m. H 2.0 8:40 p.m. L -0.2


^ ^ WINA/, ,-THE STAR- Postmaster: SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
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When the Cat's Away
Most men never realize the stability and conformity a woman's
presence adds to a home. If a lot of us men would take time to ana-
lyze the difference, say, between our home and a hunting lodge that
only men frequent, then we would know the profound difference.
Most men, I've found, don't place the importance on cleanliness
and home orderliness that most women do. Forlinstance, when a
sink is full of dirty dishes; most men, when left to their own re-
sources, will pass them by and use paper plates until a convenient
time comes to wash the dishes. 'And that time is when we run out of
paper plates, saucers, salad bowls' and everything else that will hold
food: '
This phenomenon came to mind just this morning as my wife
left for a trip to the west coast to take a two week cruise. This is not
the first time she has left for extended periods of time and the living
conditions have been the same here at our home with us children.
left to our own resources, Below are a few of the things we do and
don't do 0When the lady of the house is away.
*We eatsa lot of fast-food, things like, sandwiches for breakfast,
SHardee's foe.lunch and soup for supper. Why waste time trying to
.cook when we- know nothing about, it except how to eat it when it's
cooked right. Pure waste.
*Wear underclothes for several days when we run.out of clean
ones. Who has time to put a load of clothes on, much less dry and
fold them? Even if one of us.did wash, dry and fold them, someone
would have to, carry them to.the respective rooms, or we would have
to run down to the laundry room each day to get a clean pair. I
can't remember anyone- dying of dirty underwear. '
*We don't have to put up groceries like we do when she's here.
The main reason .we don't is because we only buy what we need at
the' moment and when'we bring what we need in, we eat it immedi-
ately. Who has time for shopping?,
*We sleep a lot in front of the TV, leaving it on all night. Let's
face it, once you go to sleep watching TV, who feels like getting up,
taking a shower and going to bed? My chair.is just about as com-
fortable as our bed. anyway.
*We, never shave on weekends. With HER gone we don't fiave to
look, so. presentable arid go to parties and just about no onevisits
our home. Several times people did visit when she was gone, but
they never came back unless they called first and knew she was
here.'. :: .
*We are able ,to put off unnecessary things like brushing our
teeth on a regular basis, clipping our toenails and fingernails,
washing out the bathroom sinks and picking up wet: towels off.the
floor. Why do today what you can put off until the day before she
returns?
*A few other things we can do is eat leftover food that has been
In the refrigerator for a week or long (just warm it for a long time),
put dirty clothes under the bed when they'get so high we trip over
them. leave the breakfast sandwich scraps on the table and run the
dishwasher when all the plastic spoons and forks are gone.
Like it or not. men. women add substance and orderliness to
our lives. A home without a woman's touch is just a house! But
when the cat's away, the mice will play!


LETTER
to the Ed


Remember

Beeline
Dear Wesley:
The picture in last
Star of the old Shell Roa
at the Calhoun-Franklin
line before Gulf Coun
formed brought back som
early childhood memories
My father wa's going'
our Model T Ford to Apal
and my mother reluctantly'
for me to go with him. Th
remember his driving sk
understand her reluctant
not recall the journey to A
but on the return trip the
two' incidents, that I rec


vividly.
This road went through ,Mr.
McNeill's pasture where palmet-
tos grew thick and high on both
sides of the read. We came
around a bend and met another '-
S car head-on. This car was driven
S by Lamar Gatlin, accompanied by
two ladies. As the picture shows,,
litor this road had only two ruts and
in order to avoid a head-on collie
S, sion (at approximately 15 miles
: per hour), my father turned hard.
rsl .right, clearing a new right-of-way
through the palmettos while Mr.
Gatlin created a similar design in
S the landscape on the opposite
side of the 'road. After we' recov-
ered from the shock and got: back.
week's on the road, we continued our
d mad white-knuckle drive toward St.
ad made
o Joe.
county Just after crossing the wood-
e ofas en bridge on Patton Bayou we got
y stuck in a sand bed. Some man *,
came along and', helped' push :us
to drive out. Needless to say, we were very
achicola happy When we finally arrived
.y agreed -home'after an all day trip tb Apa-
ose who lach.
ills will -. That sand bed was located on
ce. I do the present Monument Avenue
kpalach, between the homes 'of Marvin Le-
ere were mieux and Jim Harrison.
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Board Deals From Page 1


with former county attorney Pat
Floyd about resuming his post.
Floyd resigned as the result of a-
disagreement between he and
Commissioner Billy Traylor,
which climaxed jn harsh words-
being directed at Floyd by Tray-
lor, over three weeks ago. Traylor
castigated Floyd for, in his judg-
ment, failing to have important le-
gal matters completed by an es-
tablished deadline and vocally
expressed his ire in harsh chas-
tisement.
Traylor has since apologized
to Floyd, but Floyd has chosen'
not to be re-instated by the Board
because of continued differences
expressed.
As a result of Floyd's decision
and Yeager's report that 'he was
still adamant about his resigna-
tion, the Board agreed to adver-
tis6 for a replacement.
OTHER ACTIONS
In other matters to come be-
fore the Board, they took the fol-
lowing actions:
-Agreed to join with the City
of Port St. Joe in. construction of
a gazebo at Washington Recrea-
tion site, apon a request by Com-
missioner Nathan Peters.
-Agreed to begin the process
of preparation of a 1994-95 bud-
get on Tuesday, July 19, at 5:00
p.m.
-Advised Julian Hunter .they
would' further study a request
made by him to establish a militia
in the county.
-Agreed to look into a re-,
quest for recycling funds from the
City of Port St. Joe.

Moore.7
From Page 1L
clation of Retarded Citizens and a
County Chairman for the March
of Dimes.
Moore appreciates the many
people in Gulf County, who over
the years have called on him for
assistance. At times it has
seemed similar to the popular
Ghostbuster's theme, "Who ya
gonna call?" Trying to help those
who called, without, regard to
their financial ability or position
has been Moore's approach,to 'le-
gal representation. Moore states,
"Being asked by someone for as-
sistance is, in itself, a showing of
confidence."'.
Moore's pride and joy are his
five children, two sons-in-law.
and two grandchildren. All five
children have graduated from col-
lege; two form Florida State Uni-
yersity, two form West Florida
University and one .from South
Florida University. Moore believes
their success is a result of consis-
tent discipline and compassion
within the family environment.
Moore advises. "It is in the family,
at the earliest state, an individual
must learn respect."
S The CountyJudge's Job Is ex-
tremely important, according to
Moore, It is at that level many po-
tentially' serious criminals -are
first introduced to the justice sys-
tem. Properly handled at that lev-
el could result in many of these
Individuals not being involved in,
" ore serious criminal activities
and not establishing habitual
criminal behavior. Justice must
be sure and swift for the protec-,
tion of the community and for the
improvement of the individual be-
fore the court.
As your County Judge, Moore
pledges, "I will treat each and eve-
ry person with respect; but also, I
will require each person to show
respect toward others and toward
the community."


Board

Meeting

Changed
The Gulf County School
Board meeting scheduled for
Tuesday, July 12, has been re-
scheduled to next Tuesday,
July 19 at 6:00 p.m. due to the
recent flooding in Gulf County.
The meeting will be held in
the Gulf County School Board
Administrative offices.


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Gulf Named



Disaster Area

Disaster Headquarters Opening
In Wewa Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Gulf County was officially designated a federal disaster.
area yesterday, making flood victims eligible for low-
Interest loans, to help in their recovery from the disaster.
That brings to 11, the number of counties in Florida eli-
gible to receive the federal aid and assistance, following the
devastating flood which followed the appearance of Alberto
early in the month of July.
Civil Defense Director Larry Wells advised that any resi-
dent of Gulf County who has any need as a result of.the
flood, may apply for assistance at disaster headquarters at
flie Wewahitchka Community Center. Saturday at 2:00
p.m., cst.
Representatives from the Federal and State Emergency
Management Agencies will both be on hand at the same
site to take any requests or applications filed with them.
Also, applications will be taken for needs with food, wa-
ter, shelter, clothing or assistance of any kind, at the same
site and time.
OTHER EMERGENCY INFORMATION
The Red Cross will also continue to give assistance with
food and water until the emergency passes.. Both are avail-
able at the Emergency Center, Wewahitchka Elementary
School, in Wewahitchka or the necessities will be delivered
to those who are isolated by flood-waters, or delivered to
"the icheck-points at each flooded area. There is plenty of
food and fresh drinking water available for all who need it..
Food'is prepared three times daily; at 7:00, 12:00
noon and 5:00 p.m., cst, for distribution.
Shelter is also still being provided at the Wewahitchka
Elementary School, Linton site.
National Guard '"Water Buffaloes" havt been made
available to transport fresh water to the flood sites, where
anyone can get fresh drinking water. Recipients must bring
a container..
-Warnings have been issued not to drink water from
wells covered by the flood waters until it. has been ster-
ilized. There is a good chance the well contains con-
taminated water'which could be very harmful.
The Red Cross has a Health Department nurse on
duty at the flood site checkpoints to provide emergency
medical care and provide tetanus shots. Anyone who has
waded around in, or come in contact with the flood water,
should have a tetanus shot or booster.


Kesley
From -Page 2
different look!" Leon interrupted.
still In his psychic voice.
, "My face?"
'Yes, you will become even
more uglier, if that is possible, and
people will point to the strange
knots growing out of the top of
your head."
I i'eached tip to my-.
Leon jumped off the steps,
grabbed me and went to beating
me seriously about nthe head and
shoulders. ....I'll show you a pre-
:diction that comes true." '
S yogi, and Ricky Gene were
howling with laughter. I was yelling
for Mother.
Mr; Brewer came by late that
afternoon-soaking wet and mad.
St.. Louis didn't win the pennant,
Stan' hit three hundred again, it
took weeks for those knots to go
down and first chance Yogi, Ricky
Gene and I got-we went to a "real"
psychic. .. ".
To Be Continued
Respectfully,
Kes

Seafood Group
SMeeting Monday

A meeting of the Seafood Pro-
duceirs and Consumers Associa-
tion will be held onm Monday
night, aJuly 18, at 7 p.m. EDT at
Union Hall on Sixth Street.


Workshop
Scheduled On
Bay Scallops
,. The Marine Fisheries
Commission has scheduled
three public workshops in
Florida's Gulf Coast this
month regarding the deplet-
ed bay scallop fishery. A to-
tal 'harvest coisure for bay
:scallops is in effect statewide
for. the 1994/95 season-
except in northwest Florida
north and west of the Su-
wanee River,:where the sea-
son has been reduced to
only three months beginning
July 1.
The Commission is now
considering :long term man-
agement .for the. bay scallop
fishery that may include re-
duced bag limits, size limits.
altered seasonal or area clo-
sures, and other measures.
The public is encouraged
to comment on these issues
at the Gulf County Court-
house. County Commission
Room, 5th Street, Hwy. 71 in
Port St. Joe on Monday. July
18, from 6-8 p.m.


Commissioner

Peters Selected
To Assn. Board
Gulf County Commissioners
Nathan Peters and Michael Ham-
mond attended the meeting of the
Florida Association of Counties
recently. The meeting was,held at
the Marriott's Harbor Beach Re-
sort in Broward County.
Peters was elected as a Direc-
tor to the association. He will
serve a one year term, where he
will represent Senatorial District
S-3. "
Peters said, "My mission is to
increase the capacity of Florida
counties to effectively serve the
citizens of the state through legis-
lative action, education of public
officials and enhancement of pub-
lic awareness about the role and
functions of county government.. I
also will strive to preserve demo-
cratic principles by working to
keep, government closer to the
public;


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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

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'The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners re-
quests sealed proposals from qualified individuals to provide
contracted legal services to the Gulf County Board of
County Commissioners. This position has an annual retain-
er of $10,560.00 which requires attendance at regular meet-
ings, special meetings, workshops, and provide legal coun-
sel to the Board and each individual Board member. The
sealed proposal must include an hourly billable rate for any
additional services required outside of the normal retainer
fee. Please contact the Gulf County Clerk's office at 1000
5th St., Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (904) 229-6113 for any addi-
tional information. All sealed proposals must be received by
July 26, 1994, at 5:00 p.m., E.D.T., in tle Gulf County
Clerk's Office, 1000 5th St., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Gulf County enforces a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Publish: July 14 and 21, 1994.


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First Birthday
STaylor Nicole Huggins,
daughter of Michael and Michelle
Huggins, celebrated her first
birthday Jimne 4.
Maternal grandparents and
great grandparents are Von- and
Barbara Morris of. ApalachIcola
and Charles and. Marvelle Griggs
ofChipley.
Paternal great grandparents
are Myrtle Bishop of Port St. Joe
and John and. Marjorie Fogg of "
Melbourne. ,-
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Mr. and Mrs. George L. Ken-
pington. III. proudly announce
the engagement of their daughter,
crystall Machelle Kennington, to
John Victor Rainwater, Ill, all of
Port St. Joe. John is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. John V. Rainwater.
Jr., of Tallahassee.
The 'bride-to-be is a 1993
graduate. of Port St. Joe High
School and is presently attending
Gulf Coast Community College,
majoring in Business Administra-
I~lon and Management. She is em-
- loyed with the Florida Depart-
ment of Environmental
" Protection.
Her fiance Is a 1985 graduate
of North Florida Christian School
and a 1990 graduate of Florida


State Universitvy, where he re-
ceived his bachelors' degree in
Physical Education. John is em-
ployed by the Gulf County School
Board as a teacher and coach at
Port St. Joe High School.
Grandparents of the bride-
elect are Mildred Kennington and
the late G.L. Kennington, Jr., and
Mary Neel McCormick and the
late Wade B. Neel, of Port St. Joe.
Grandparents of the groom-
elect are Wilda Rainwater and the
late John V. Rainwater. Sr., of
Fort Worth, Texas, and Ruby Wil-
liams and -the late J.T. Williams.
Sr., of Tallahassee.
Final plans will be an-
nounced at a later date.


Mr. and Mrs. Michael D.
Backstrom of Hattlesburg, MS,
and Mr. and Mrs. James M.
Gregg of Seminole announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Lori Kim Gregg. to Mark Alan An-
derson, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles L. Anderson of Hattles-
burg, MS.
Wedding vows will be ex-
changed at 5 p.m., August 13. at
Heritage United Methodist
Church with reception to follow at
Lake Sererie Club House. Friends
and relatives are invited to attend
the ceremony and reception.
The bride-elect Is the grand-
daughter of Alnia R. Arledge of
Lake Lanier, Tryon, NC. the late
Irving H. Raff, Adella J. Graham
of Sebastian, and John C. Gregg,


Sr.. of Tryon. NC. She is a 1983
graduate of Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr.
High School. attended the Univer-
sity of Southern Mississippi and
Is a 1994 graduate of Pearl River
Community College, with a de-
gree in Respiratory Therapy. She
Is employed by Forrest General
Hospital.
The future groom Is the
grandson of Elsie P. Veazev of
Hattiesburg and the late Whitney
T. Veazey. and thie late Mr. and
Mrs. William Luke Anderson of
Bassfleld. MS. He Is a 1980 grad-
uate of Pearl River Community
College and received a BS degree
In Forest Management from Mis-
sissippi State University In 1986.
He is employed as a supervisory
forester with the U.S. Forest Ser-
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'By Judy Corbus, Multi-
County Home Economics
Extension Agent
One of the biggest concerns
during and after a flood is food
and drinking water safety. Flood
waters carry debris and bacteria
which can spread disease and
contaminate food and drinking
water supplies. To reduce the risk.
of illness during and after a flood.
special guidelines for handling
food arid water need to be fol-
Jpwed. ... ,,
Purify all water before using
it for drinking, food preparation.
dishwashing, or brushing teeth.
Strain water containing sediment:
or floating material through a'
cloth before treating it. There are
four methods for purifying water:
*Boll water at a rolling boil
for 10 minutes to kill .disease-
causing bacteria. To improve the
taste, add a pinch of salt to each
quart of boiled water.
*Use chlorine bleach.
Household bleach is a good disin-
fectant: however, check the label
to make sure the active Ingredi-
ent. sodium hypochlorite, is
l 5.25%9. Do not use bleach which
contains detergents.
Mix bleach thoroughly Into
the water. Let it stand for 30 min-
utes. The water should have a
slight chlorine odor. If it doesn't
repeat the dose and let the water
stand for an additional 15 min-
utes.
The amount of bleach to use
per gallon of water depends upon
the percentage of chlorine In the
bleach. Use the following table as
a guide:
1 percent chlorine--40
drops of bleach; 4 to 6 percent
chlorine-8 drops of bleach: 7 to
10 percent chlorine-4 drops of
bleach; Unknown-10 drops of
bleach.
Use iodine. You can use
household iodine from the medi-
cine chest or first aid kit. The io-
dine should be 2 percent United
States Pharmacopoeia (U.S.P.)
strength.
Add 20 drops per gallon of
clear water and 40 drops per gal-
lon of cloudy water. Seal the con-
tainer and'let stand for 30 min-
utes. The water supply will be
safe for an indefinite period.
Use water purification tab-
lets. These are available at drug


The Flood: Food & Water


stores and camping supply de-
partments of larger stores. Follow
manufacturer's directions.
Food contamination can be a
major problem following a flood.
Because flood waters, often carry
silt, raw sewage, oil, or chemical
wastes, foods coming in contact
with flood waters are unsafe to
eat. After a flood, thoroughly in-
spect all food left in the house. If
you are not sure about the safety
of-a *food item, don't risk- dis-
ease-throw it out!
. THE FOLLOWING FOODS
SHOULD BE DISCARDED:
Opened containers and


packages which have come in
contact with flood waters.
Unopened jars and bottles
with paper waxy seals, such as
mayonnaise or salad dressing.
*Containers of spices. sea-
sonings. and flavorings.
*Flour. grains, sugars, and
coffees in canisters or bags.
*Paper, cloth, fiber, or card-
board boxes. even if the contents
seem dry. This includes salt. ce-
reals. pasta. rice, and 'sealed'
packages of crackers, cookies, or
mixes within a larger paper box.
*Dented seams, bulging or
rusty, leaking tin cans, or cans


which have been tossed about
and are found far from their nor-
-. mal storage spot. Seams on these
cans may have been weakened or
their seals broken. causing con-
tamination or spoilage.
*Jam or jelly sealed with par-
affin.
*Containers with non-sealed.
fitted lids. such as cocoa or bak
ing powder.
*Commercially-bottled carbo-
nated beverages. if the cap is
crusted with silt: don t attempt to
wash. since pressure in bottles
may cause an explosion.
*Foil or cellophane packages.


*All fresh vegetables and
fruits which do not have a peel.
shell or coating which can be re-
moved before use. such as leafy
vegetables.
*Fresh meat. fish and poultry
which have been in contact with
flood waters.
*Home-canned foods. even if
the jar seems tightly sealed.
All cans and commercial
glass jars that are free of rust,
dents, bulges, and leaks must be
washed and sanitized before they
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Senate President Pat Thomas,
D-Quincy, today appointed Rob-
ert Nedley. President and Chief
Operating Officer of St. Joe Paper
Company. to the Water Manage-
ment District Review Commis-
sion. This commission, created by
the 1994 Legislature. consists of
21 members appointed by the
Governor. Speaker of the House
and President of the Senate. They
will conduct statewide hearings
and perform a comprehensive re-
view of the operation of the five
water management districts, their
taxing and spending authority,
and the laws and policies they ad-
minister.
"I wanted to appoint a North-
west Florida native who knows


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William Chase Worrill
New Arrival!
Fred and Connie Worrill are
pleased to announce the birth of
their son, William Chase Worrill,
on May 17, 5:10 p.m., at Talla-
hassee Community Hospital.
Chase weighed 8 pounds, 1
ounce, and was 20 1/4 inches
long.
Chase was welcomed home
by his proud grandparents. Mr.
and Mrs. Gene Raffleld of Port St.
Joe and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wor-
rill of Savannah. GA.


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Company since his graduation
from Florida State University In
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the Port St. Joe Port Authority.
member of the Port St. Joe-Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce,
member of the Gulf Pines Hospi-
tal Advisory Board, and the Tri-
Rivers Waterway Association.
"I am truly honored by the
confidence Senator Thomas has
expressed in my ability by ap-
pointment to this most important
commission." commented Nedley.
"I have assured him of my inter-
est in the w of the people of
this area, and will strive to prove
worthy of this honor."



Obituaries


Jim C. Hanlon
Jim C. Hanlon. age 57, of
Panama City,. died Tuesday, June
28. in a local nursing home. Born
in Wewahitchka, ,he moved to
Panama City in 1956 from Wewa-
hitchka. He was a realtor for All
South Properties and a member
of the Honeyville Methodist
Church.
Mr. Hanlon is survived by
one son: Jerry E. Smith of Jack-
son, MS: three daughters: Jean-
ette Fleming of Jonesboro, GA.
Patricia Dodson of Elberton, GA,
and Debra Wilson of Panama
City: six brothers: John Hanlon
and James Hanlon, both of Port
St. Joe, Gene Hanlon and Way-
mon Hanlon, both of Wewahitch-
ka, Claude Hanlon and Ray Han-
lon. both of Tallahassee; two
sisters: Marie Daniels of Wewa-
hitchka and Francis Gable of Al-
Stha: two cousins. Elaine Sansom
and George "Butch" Peel, both of
Lynn Haven: seven grandchil-
dren: and two great-
grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Han-
lion were held at 10:00 a.m. Fri-
day. July 1, in the Southerland
Funeral Home Chapel with the
Rev. Paul Burnandino officiating.
Interment services followed in
Roberts Cemetery.


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Damien Byrd Attends Boys' State


The American Legion Post
#1 16 sponsored Damien Byrd,
son of Mr. and Mrs. David Byrd of
Port St. Joe. in his attendance of
the American Legion Boy State
program held in Tallahassee.
Damien attended the 51st
session of Boy State which was a
comprehensive week-long course
,vin. government and patriotism.
.0T.he. program, was structured- so-
-that the attendees began the
Week with city elections, and cul-
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hundred sixty-eight high school
juniors participated in this annu-
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at Wewahitchka Elementary School.


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STATE CHAMPIONS: 16 and under-kneeling, from left: Chris Williams, Jermaine Larry, Brian Jen-
kins and D. C. Jones. Standing, from left: Coach Vern Eppinette, Barry Adkison, Robert Williams,
Doyle Crosby, Des Baxter, Chad Quinn, Damon Walker and Mario Larry.


STATE CHAMPIONS: 12 and under-Front row, from left: Stanley Winfield, Isaiah Jenkins, Seneca
Chambers, Lora Rouse, and Mosi Quinn. Back row, from left: Coach Eppinette, Kedrick Woullard, Brett
Jeffcoat, James Daniels, Clay Smallwood and Travis Jenkins.


Shark Basketball Wins State Championships


This past. week-end the 12-
under and 16-uhder Port St Joe
basketball teams, sponsored by
Gulf Fabricating, journeyed to
Tallahassee for. the Sunshine
State .; Games Championships.
Both teams came home state
,champions with the 12 year olds
defeating Naples 46-42 for the-
championship and the 16 year
olds defeating the Miami All-Stars
88-80.
The 12 year olds played a
round robin format and were.de-
feated 'by Naples in the first
round 53-50. Facing elimination
from the tournament they battled
back arid, faced Naples again 'on
Saturday knowing they. would
have to defeat Naples twice to win





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Public Notices

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
FICTMITOUB NAME
Notice Is hereby given that. pursuant to Ch.
865.09 florida Statutes, the undersigned persons
intend to register with the Division or Corpora-
tions. Department of State, the fictitious trade
name under which they will be engaged In bust
ness anrd in which said business Is to be carried
on, to-wIL
NAME TO BE REGISTERED- Harold's Auto Parts
MAILING ADDRESS .P.O Box 440. Wewih.ttchka.
FL 32485
OWNERISI Harold and Lisa Dorman
Publish July 14. 1994

IN THE CIRCUtr COURT. FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL C IRCUlT OF THE STATE or
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 94-45
IN PROBATE
IN RE: The Estate of
KINCHEN HALL,
.deceased. ..
NOTICE OF SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION
TO: ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the ad-
ministration of the estate of KINCHEN HALL, de-
ceased, File No. 94-45. 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, that
the total cash -value of the estate Is approximately
$22,400.00 and that the names and addresses of
those to'whom it has been assigned are:
NAME. Velma Hall larrnis
ADDRESS 19422 S.W. 136 Ave.
Miami, FL33177
RELATIONSHIP Daughter
over 18
NAME Gary, Lewis Hall
ADDRESS 308 Avenue B
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
RELATIONSHIP Son
ACE oer 1 1 ,
All r.erormn having claims against this estate
who are ser-ed .1-1fh a cop of tL-,his Notce are re
) qutred to file 1ith this iourt such claim lthm the
later of three months, after the dale of the ltrst
pibhicaior, of this notice. or 30 da)s after the date
of the service of a copy of this Notice on that per-
son. Persons having claims against he estate who
are not kno-n to the estate beneficiaries or their,
undersigned attorney, ar.d their names or address-
es are not reasonable ascertainab]e, nrrst file all
claims against the estate within three months after
"he date of the flrst publication of this notice
ALL CLAIMS. Df.MANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WiLL BE FOREVER BARREDr
DATE of the first publication of tLhi NouIce ofr
Summar, Administrsauon. Jult I 1991
/s/WLLGAM J RISII
RISH & GI SON. P A.
303 4th Street
P.O. Box 39
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(904) 229-8211
FiI BAR NO. 0066806
/s/GARY LEWIS HALL, BENEFICIARY
/s/VELMA HALL HARRIS, BENEFICIARY
Publish: July 14 and 21, 1994.

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
SBID NO. 9394-22 "
The Gulf County Board of County Commls-
sioners of Gulf County, Florida, will receive sealed
bids from any person, company, or corporation in-
terested in selling the following described personal
property:
1994 1/2 Ton pIck-Up Truck, Long
Bed. V-8 Engine, Automatic Overdrive,
A/C. P/S. P/B, AM/FM Radio, Limited
Slip Rear End, Heavy Duty Step
Bumper, Green. For further Informa-
tion, contact the Gulf County Mosqui-
to Control Department at (904) 227-
1401. Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m.-
4:00 p.m., EDT.
Delivery Date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
day.
Please indicate on envelope that this is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER. and what the bid
Is for.
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., EDT,
Tuesday, July 26. 1994, at the Office of the Clerk
of Court, Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth
Street. Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Warren J. Yeager, Jr., Chairman
Publish: July 14 and 21, 1994.


the championship.
In the Saturday morning con-
test they won going .away 39-31
arid then Saturday evening won
the championship 46-42, Coach
Vernon Eppinette said, ''As al-'
most always happens in champi-
onship games itbecomes a defen-,
sive struggle. Our little kids were
under-sized and out-manned but
they just would not be defeated."
-'We got .great efforts .from
James Daniels,' Brett Jeffcoat,-
Clay Smallwood and Bohjour Hill
on the boards and got great ball
pressure from Most Quinn, Sene-
ca Chambers, Travis- Jenkins, Ke-
drick Woullard, and Koran
Rouse. It seemed like we got every
loose .,ball 'anrd matured as the.
tournament went -along," added


Preble-Rish went 14-11 this
summer winning one tournament
arid finishing second in two oth-
ers. They played against teams
from Tennessee, Georgia and Ala-
bama, as well as area teams.
Preble-Rish will be participating
in the 15-16 year old Dizzy Dean
state baseball tournament begin-


Eppinette.
James Daniels, was selected
Tournament MVP and Mosi
Quinn -and Travis Jenkins' were
selected to the All-Tournament
Team. ,

16 YEAR OLDS
The 16 year olds faced Riviera
Beach on Friday and battled back
from an early 12 point deficit to
win 65-55. On Saturday they
once again fell behind early but
came back late to defeat .the Or-
lando All-Stars 69-66. This led to
the improbable match-up of Port
St. Joe vs. The Miami All-Stars.

Once again the Sharks fell
behind trailing at one point 21-9
but battled back to trail 38-31 at


ning Saturday in Pensacola.
Shown kneeling from left are: Jeff
Player, Jarred Patterson, Russell
Young, Charlie Lanford and Jesse
Colbert. Standing from left: Ryan-
Yeager, Barry Adkison, "Doyle
Crosby, Des Baxter, Cameron
Likely, Brian Jenkins. and Coach
Bill Ramsey. Not shown are Kyle


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Gulf Pines Hospital is proud to announce the
addition of Larry Wright, Physician Assistant-Certified,
to its already professional staff.
Larry Wright will be assuming responsibilities of all
patient care at Gulf Pines Medical and covering the
Emergency Room under the medical supervision of
Owen Oksanen, M.D.
Larry graduated in 1976 with a degree in medical
science. After college, he worked in family practice
(surgical division) before a medical career in the United
States Air Force. When his Air Force commitment was
met, he then moved to Flint, Michigan, where he was.
awarded the title of Co-Chief P.A. in the trauma /
surgical unit of a 700 bed hospital. His specialty was
.caring for patients who were involved in "life
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Florida, where he gained much experience in the
surgical field while assisting area surgeons. Over the
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Practice, putting to use his wide variety of skills. Larry
brings with him 18 years of medical experience to our
community.
Gulf Pines Medical will be open for patient visits
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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the half. Coach Eppinette said,
"We really played a decent first'
-half but missed a lot of open
shots. We talked at half-time
about maintaining our compo-
sure and not rushing our shots."
Early in the third quarter the
Sharks tied the game at 44-44
and from that point on it was
back and forth with neither team
enjoying more than a five point
lead.
"Late in the game we went to
our full-court pressure and Mia-
mi turned it over and we were
able to pull away and secure the
victory," Eppinette said. "We had
great efforts from all our young
,men and gained experience that
no amount of money can buy. I
was especially pleased with the


growth of Chris Williams. Jer-
maine Larry and C. J. Jones.
Damon Walker really stepped up
his game in the second half and
we got solid efforts from Chad
Quinn, John Bryant. Doyle Cros-
by, Robert Williams, Brian Jen-


kins and Barry Adkison."
Des Baxter was named the
tournament MVP' and 'Chad
Quinn was selected to the All-
Tournament team. The Sharks
completed their summer schedule
with a 33-2 record.


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To The People of Gulf County,

Judge Taunton has made it known that he is retiring this year
after serving for twenty years as Gulf County Judge. I will be a
candidate for the vacancy left by his retirement.

Official qualifying begins next Monday, July 18. Between then
and the election in September, I will be visiting with as many of
you. as possible, giving you the opportunity to get to know me-and
my background, my work experience and the principles in which I
believe. In turn, I ask that you give me the opportunity to visit
with you, listen to your concerns and answer any questions you
may have about me and my vision for the future of the County
Court in Gulf County.

Many of*you have already expressed an interest in my
candidacy by signing petitions to have my name placed on the
ballot. The response I received during that effort was gratifying
and encouraging. Thank you for your help. This, however, is only
the beginning. Your vote in September, as well as your support
and encouragement until then, are important to me. I will continue
to work hard to earn your-vote.

I look forward to seeing each of you in the days ahead.


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Stif. Joe Wins Sub-Distri


St. Joe Wins Sub-District


The Port St. Joe All-Stars
hosted and won the District IV
sub-district baseball tournament
with two shut-out victories over
Callaway National 12-0 and Apa-
lachicola 7-0. The 10-12 year old
Dixie Youth team recorded the
victories on Monday and Tuesday
evenings of this week.
Apalachicola and Callaway
played Wednesday evening to de-
tennine which team got the othei '
spot. in the five-team District
tournament. to be hosted by Lynn
Hhven,. t
PSJ 12, CALLAWAY 0
James Daniels pitched a
nearly perfect game Monday eve-
ning as well as going four for four
at the plate witha homerun and
a double. Daniels .faced only 22
batters in the six inning contest,
allov.'ing only one hit and walking
one lhile chalking up 10 strike-
outs.
Three otiier homeruns were
hit lby the home team as Jeffie
Haves .had a three-run homer
and a double, going .750 at the,.
plate. Seneca Chambers led off
the game with a solo homerun on-
the second pitch of the evening,
and was two for four. Ashley Ste-
m-Ihin A lil


phens stroked the other homerun
for St. Joe. Brad Knox contribut-
ed two hits in three at-bats in the
13-hit attack.
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ST. JOE 7, APALACH 0 .
Tuesday evening St. Joe
clinched its berth in the district
tournament with a 7-0 victory
over Apalachicola, who had de-


feared Carrabelle on Monday.
Ashley Stephens went the
distance for St. Joe and helped
his own cause with a homerun.
He also had a superb pitching
performance as he gave up only
one hit, no walks and struck out
eleven, while facing 20 batters..
Collecting St. Joe's other six
-hits were Seneca Chambers; two
for four; Ryan Stephens, two for
three; James Daniels, one for


three with a triple; and- Jeffle
Hayes, one for three.
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DISTRICT TOURNAMENT
St. Joe will begin tournament
play Monday, July 18, at 7:00
EST in Lynn Haven in the five-
team district competition. Play
will continue throughout next
week.


10-12 YEAR OLD ALL-STARS are sub-district champions and will enter the district competition in
Lynn Haven. Kneeling, from left: Billy Bellinger, Mosi Quinn, Jacob Tankersley, Brad Knox, Seneca
Chambers and Matt Caswell. Standing, from left: Coach Arden Stephens, Clay Smallwood, Ryan Ste-
phens, Kedrick Larry, Jeffie Hayes, James Daniels, Ashley Stephens, Coach Greg Knox and Stephen
Lowrey. Not pictured is Coach Clay Smallwood.

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The first annual Port St. Joe Full Line Of Ta ckle
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10 & UNDER ALL-STARS: Kneeling, from left: Travis Burrows,
Prince Jones, Joshua Dandy, Adam Hamm, Drew Tuten and Joshua
Posey. Standing, from left: Dustin Powell, Woodrow Cherry, Isaiah
Jenkins, Samuel Bell, Dusty Crews, Patrick Mastro and Chad Had-
dock. Coaches from left: Andy Tuten, assistant; Harlan Haddock,
assistant; and Rusty Brown, manager.


The 10 & Under AlI-Stars re-
main undefeated as of Tuesday in
the District tournament being
held in Panama City. Saturday
they defeated Parker 9-8 despite
four errors.
Dusty Crews hit an in-the-
park grand slam to tie the game
at 8-8 In the top of the fifth in-
ning and Patrick Mastro singled
to score the winning run in the
same inning. Isaiah Jenkins had
two hits, a single and a double.
Woodrow Cherry and Samnuel Bell
each contributed a single.
Adam Hamm started on the.
mound for St. Joe. giving up six
runs on four hits. He struck out
six and walked three in three in-
nings. Joshua Posey came on in
relief in the fourth. He struck out
two and walked one, while giving
up.two runs on one hit. Isaiah
Jenkins pitched the last two in-
nings and completely shut down
Parker.. He struck out five arid
walked two. ,
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Parker 1 0 52 0 0-8 5 0o,
PSJ 5, BAYOU GEORGE 3
VWodrow Cherry struck out
ten, in four innings of work Tues-,

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day evening. He gave up three
runs on three hits and five walks.
Jenkins again relieved in the last
two Innings with great pitching as,
he allowed no runs on-one hit
While striking out six.
Jenkins had two hits with a
double anid a triple. Adam Hamm,
Woodrow Cherry and Samuel Bell
each stroked a single.
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St. Joe will play' Lynn Haven
Orange Thursday at 8:00 EDT. A
* win will put them playing Friday
at 9:00; a loss at 7:00. A Satur-
day morning game; at 11 00 will
be held if necessary.


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AAA 10' & Under Champs
with their tournament first
place. Kneeling. Stephen "Amaz-
ing Grace" Gaddis, Bobby 'Butch"
Phillips, Aaron "Chicken Legs"
Watson, Warren "Bat Boy' Floyd,
James 'The Jet" Dahiels, Adrian
"rocket Man" Peterson, Terrance
"Torture" Chambers. Standing,
from left: Brvan "Bat" Thomas.
Chris "Toffer" Knox, Rodney 'The
Stick" Allen, John-Patrick "Power-
house" Floyd, Aaron "Duke"
Hamm, Santiel "San-Man" Cham-


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FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.


Give Yourself The

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Zyris Hill Signs Scholarship


Zyris Hill recently signed a
track scholarship with Garden
City Community College of Gar-
den City, Kansas. Zyris was a
member of Port St. Joe's Class 2A
state championship track and
field team in 1994. This past sea-
spo, Zyris established new school
records in five events: long jump
(24' 1/4"). 400 meters (48.26),
800 meters (1:59.46), 4x100 relay
S(42.88), and 4x400 relay
.(3:23.76). Zyi-s earned All-State
honors in the long jump. 800 me-.
'ters, and in the 4x100 relay, and
S:4x400 relay. He won the state ti-
:tile in the long jump, 800 meters.
. and in the 4x400 relay. His Jump
of (24'1/4") at the class 2A state
* track meet was the best jump of
all the state's five classification
' meets.
In his four year track career
at Port St. Joe High School, Zyris
earned All-State recognition every
year and finished with nine All-
.' State honors. Also, he was.a state
champion four different .times.
Zyris also earned several post-
season honors in 1994. He. was
chosen by the fallahassee Demo-
crat as the Big-Bend track athlete
of the year. He 'was 'also chosen
as the Class 2A Florida Track and
Field Athlete of the Year by the
Florida Athletic Coaches Associa-
tion.
This summer, Zyris competed
in the Golden South Classic in
Orlando and placed fifth in the
400 meters (48.34), and eighth in
the long jump (22'6 1/4). 'He also
competed in the USA Jr. Nation-
als held at Florida State Universi-
ty placirrg ninth in both the 400
meters. (48.26),- and long jump
' (23'6).
Garden City Community Col-
lege is a member of the Kansas
*Jayhawk Community College
-' Conference with 12 schools in the
conference, and is coached by
* Scott Walkinshaw. This past sea-
*-son, the Broncbusters finished
ninth in the National Junior Col-
lege Indoor meet, and 12th.in the
National Junior College outdoor
meet. This year's team had one


Local Scout
Attends Camp
Jennifer Oksanen of Port St.,.
Joe .recently at.nlded4 tbhe. Boots.
Snd Saddles 'sessior 'and the"
Camp. Sampler Sessfon at Girl
Scout Camp for All Seasons in
Tallahassee.
In the horse session the girls
learned about caring for a horse,
grooming and tacking up and
mastered the fundamentals of
riding.
In the Camp Sampler session
girls had an exciting week of
camp craft, swimming, arts and
crafts, canoeing, hiking and arch-
cry. Camp Sampler's emphasis
was' on the camping basics with
the girls learning how to pitch
tents, tie knots, and build a
campfire.
Camp for All Seasons is locat-
ed in Leon County, south of Talla-
hassee. on Lake Talquin.


Sand Dollar,

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individual national champion,
and six All-Americans. This gives
the school a total of 25 individual
national champions, and 23 All-
Americans.


During the track season the
Broncbusters compete in meets
at Nebraska. Air Force Academy.
Kansas. Kansas State. Oklahomna,
Colorado State, and Texas.


Z\rIs is the son of Linda Grif-
fin and his grandparents are Col-
orado Jones and the late Napole-
on Hill. Sr. and Billy and AlJdonia
Quinn. all of Port St. Joe.


Zyris Hill signs a scholarship to Garden City Community College as his mother, Linda Griffin, and
Coach Scott 'Gowan watch. Also witnessing the signing are Principal Wes Taylor, standing at left, and
Athletic Director Fred Priest.


State Gives PSJHS $10,000 To


Get College Students Ready


66 High Schools
Bonus Funds to
Tallahassee-Education Com-
missioner Doug Jamerson an-
nounced today that 66 Florida
high schools have received a min-
imum of $10,000 as recipients of
the 1994 High School Academic
*Achievement Incentive Awards.
The 1,99? and 1994 Fleida Legis-
latu-ires each appropriated $1 mil-
lion for the incentive award pro-
gram to reward, schools that
increase the percentage of gradu-
ates ready for college. Port St. Joe
High School has received $10,000
from the special distribution of
funds. 'These schools have
shown that more of their gradu-
ates are prepared for college-level
work. decreasing the need for re-
mediation once they enter col-
lege," Jamerson said. 'This saves
time and money for both students
and tlie educational system."
Graduates' readiness for col-
lege is based on SAT, ACT or oth-
er approved entry-level placement
test scores of students who at-
tend a public community college
or state university. Students who


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writing must take college prepar-
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,'from county tax collectors and
their subagents. Residefit fishing
licenses are valid for 12 months
from the date of purchase. All
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to June 30, 1995.


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ARE YOU A MAP buff? If you are, you'll enjoy this one. Ed- 1.

die NeSmith, of Apalachicola. a historian of this section of Flori- Changes In Panhandle
da brought The Star this old man of the Panhandle of Florida.


The map was printed.back in 1922, by the Rand-McNally Com-
pany, before Gulf County was even formed out of Calhoun
County. Notice the population figures printed under the name of
eaclh'town printed on the map. Apalachicola was the largest
town in the Panhandle in 1922, with the exception of Tallah'as-
.see and Pensacola. Port St. Joe old timers say Apalachicola was
the shopping center of the area back then, rather than Panama
City, which wasn't as large as Apalachicola. Panama City had
only 1,722 people in population then. Port St. Joe had only
1,510' people living here then. Wewahitchka had 247 and Dal-
keith was a bustling 20 people.
ACCORDING TO THE road legend printed on the margin of
the map, there was only one piece of paved road in this entire


pictured map of 1922. A section of Road "10" leading into and
out of Perry was paved for about 10 miles in each direction, and
a section between Perry and Fenholloway was paved. The re-
mainder of the roads were either improvedd" dirt roads or just
"improved" trails throughout the section.
Note the steamboat routes, shown by dotted lines in the Gulf
between Panama City and Carrabelle. The dots which trickle out
of the picture at left extend over to Pensacola.
The Dead Lakes are identified as the "Chipola Lake". We're
not sure when it came to be known as :'Dead Lakes". The Chipo-
la Cut-off, between the Apalachicola and Chipola Rivers, at We-
wahitchka, is not even shown on the map. The Intracoastal Wa-
terway is also not shown.


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1994 PAGE 3B

GCCC Offering Seminars
For Small Business Owners


The 'Gulf County Community
College Small Business Develop-
ment Center is offering a series of
small business, seminars. The
first of the series, called "Entre-
preneurship / Steps to Starting A
Small Business", Is designed to
help people who waht to investi-.
gate the idea of business owner-
ship. Topics- such as, "Is Small
Business Ownership Right for
You", "Will Your Idea Fly", and
"What Will It Take to Start", will


be covered in this introduction to
entrepreneurship. This seminar,
conducted by GCCC SBDC Direc-
tor, Jamie Shepard, is free.
The seminar will be held
Monday. July 18. from: 6:30 -
9:30 at the Gulf County Public Li-
brary in Port St. Joe.
,Seating and materials; how-
ever, are limited. Space reserva-
tions are recommended, and may
be made by calling GCCC SBDC
at (904) 271-1108


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NOTICE-..
The HRS District 2 Health and Human Services,
Board wants to hear from you! Tell us about the
human services needs in your community at a
public forum:
Date: July 19, 1994 (Tuesday)'
Time: 7:00 p.m. Conclusion
Place: Commissioners' Board Room
Gulf County Courthouse Annex
1000 Fifth Street
Port St. Joe, FL
For more information, call Paul Fitzgerald (904)
827-1522 or Yasmine Lewis (904) 487-2546.


HRS Planning Series of Hearings


The HRS District 2 Health be held Tuesday, July 19, from 7
ard Human Services Board is p.m. to conclusion, in the com-
planning a series of public meet- missioners Board Room at the
ings between now and Septem- Gulf County Courthouse Annex
ber. the first of'which will be held in .Port St. Joe at .1000 Fifth-
Irid GuLoun .at meetltiLng'will Street.
U s '1.'f.r 1,Distri-" 2's Health "and"Hu-'
__ ~man Services Board, comprised of
residents from 14 counties, is
starting to gather information re-
garding the human services


needs of residents in the district.
District 2 Includes Bay. Calhoun,
Franklin. Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes,
Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Leon,
Madison, Taylor. Wakulla and
Washington Counties.
'- Health and HLiman Services
'Boards were created state-wide
about a year ago to give local
communities greater ability and
authority In identifying local
health and human services
needs, planning to meet those
needs, and requesting dollars to


fund those needs. The District 2
Board now seeks public input re-
garding what HRS services are
needed and where they are need-
ed. All residents are, encouraged
to attend the meeting and. partici-
pate.
For more Information on the
Gulf County meeting, call Yas-
mine Lewis at (904) 487-2546 or
Paul Fitzgerald at (904) 827-
1522. Details on the meetings
scheduled elsewhere in District 2
will be forthcoming.


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Florida Power Gives


$1,000 Matching Funds

To County Chamber
Florida Power Corporation to advertise and promote their
(FPC) Area Manager Mike McDo- communities. About 15 to 2(
nald presented a check for chambers of commerce and eco
$1,000 to the Gulf County Cham- nomic development groups in
ber of Commerce as matching areas served by FPC receive
funds. matching funds within -the com
pat OfL ae s'rse


In order to qualify, the event
or item the money will be used for
must be a budgeted item and a
plan must be in place to imple-
ment the activity. Administered
by FPC's Economic Development
Department in St. Petersburg. the
matching fund grant deadline is
June 1. and applications are
available in January.
Chambers of commerce and
county economic development
commissions are provided money


American Legion
to Install Officers
On Friday night, July 22. the
American Legion Willis V. Rowan
Post #116. will conduct its annu-
al installation of newly elected of-
ficers at a banquet to be held at
* the Post home.
Legion members and their
guests are Invited to attend this
annual event. Special guests in-
eluding 2nd Dstrict Commander'
Julius Fisher are expected to at-
tend.
Following dinner Dist. Com-
mander Fisher will conduct the
installation of Legion officers for
1994-1995.


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Pastor Welcomed At
Members of the First Baptist Church, here
in Port St. Joe, welcomed and introduced their
new pastor, Rev. Gary F. Smith and his wife,
Diane, to local citizens at a reception for the
couple Sunday afternoon.
A host of people from Port St. Joe greeted
the minister to his new field of service during
the afternoon. The board of Deacons hosted the
affair, which was held in the social hall of the
church.
Rev. Smith comes to Port St. Joe from Re-


Zion Fair Marks,
Youth Day
Zion Fair Missionary Baptist
Church will be observing their
annual youth day on July 17. The
11 a.m. speaker will be mission-
ary Sylvia Jackson of Triumph
Church of God, Wewahitchka.
Everyone is invited to attend.

Card of Thanks
This summer's basketball
program wad an unqualified suc-
cess with both the 12 and 16 year
old teams' bringing home state
championships. 'This success
would not" have been possible
without the assistance and sup-
port of many people.
Special thanks go to Frankle
Williams. Jr., of Gulf Fabricating,
who sponsored both teams. Mr.
Williams paid for the teams' en-
tries in both the regional and
state tournaments. Without his fi-
nancial support our teams would
never have gotten off the ground.
Johnny and Shirley Jenkins,
John and Deborah Crosby, Bar-
bara Baxter, Perry and Janie Ad-
kison and Reggie Larry all helped
to coordinate paper work and
provide transpoi-tation to and
from Quincy and Tallahassee.
All- of these people are to be
thanked and congratulated for
giving of their time and effort in
truly making this a team effort.
Vernon Eppinette, Coach

Card of Thanks
Please let me use this means
of thanking you for the many acts
of kindness you extended me. The
cards, flowers. thoughts and
prayers made my hospital stay a
little easier.
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The newest member to the christiah com-
munity of Port St. Joe said he "liked his new
home, and field of service, already."
Shown in the photo with Rev. Smith is Mrs.
Al Smith, shown greeting the minister to First
Baptist; Teedy Nobles, chairman of the deacons
of the church; Rev. Smith and his wife. Diane.


Gleanings

From My Garden



Thank You, Mrs. Biggs....
'The phone is for you. It's Margaret Biggs. Do you know a
Margaret Biggs?" my wife asked with a puzzled look, on her
face. "Do I know her?" I thought to myself. ."How do you forget
someone like Mrs. Biggs?"
Behind her back we used to call her "Big Red". She proba-
bly knew this or else this writer may be in trouble as you read
this. She taught high school English, speech and literature in
St. Joe for nearly three generations. In the middle 70's, when I
was one of her students, she was teaching the kids of some of
her first students. She taught for several years after that.
Mrs. Biggs called ~jtllgjm.e howrmuchi she enjoyed my col-
umn and liow pr9ud she;was of me. Nothing could have meant,
any more to me. This writer can write thanks in large part to
the refinement of the mechanics of sentence structure and par-
agraph organization Mrs. Biggs taught me in 12th grade Eng-
lish. In the 11th grade, I had her for speech. I learned that clar-
ity and brevity are next to godliness when it comes to speaking.
From time to time, people say to me, 'You say so much in your
sermons in such a short period of time." This is one of my fa-
vorite comments about my preaching. And it always brings to,,
mind images of Mrs. Biggs. She left an indelible impression
upon me in many ways.
I can still quote the lines of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
learned in the Old English she had us memorize. Also several
'lines from Shakespeare have stuck with me also. Mrs. Biggs
opened many eyes to the wonderful world of great literature.
She is also a woman of faith. She is unapologetically a Chris-
tian. But she never was pushy about this, but neither did she
try to hide the fact of her belief in God in the classroom. She
was always a faithful and winsome witness.,
They have brought, one of Katherine Marshall's novels,
Christy, to the TV screen. It is a pretty good show about com-
mitted teacher in a backwoods, rural setting. They ought to
make a movie about Mrs. Biggs. Folks from St. Joe and the far
reaches of Oak Grove, Jones Homestead, Highland View,' and
White City can attest to the lasting impact she had on so many.
of us.





Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School.....................................10:00a.m.
Sunday Worship................................11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study .... ............ 3:00 p.m.
Pastor W.L. Tremain Phone 648-8144


t Constitution And Monument
Catch thet Port St.oe
STHE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ........ 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Choir Practice
Methodist Youth Wednesday.......... 7:30 p.m.
Fellowship......... 5:00 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc' Baxter Charlotte Henderson
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR


S" St. Joe.Assembly of God,
I 309 6th StreetoPort St. Joe
V Sunday School.................. 10:00 am
Morning Worship Service........ 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Service ........ 6:30 pm
Wednesday Bible Study,......... 6:30 pm
Jeffery Scalf
Pastor
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH,
MEXICO BEACH ;. \
823 N. 15th Street'
648-5776
Sun. Bible Study (all ages)................9:00 CST
Morning Worship..........................10:00 CST
Evening Worship ..:.....' ..'..... 6:30 CST
Wed. Bible Study (all ages).................6:30 CST
Rev. Tormmny Doss, Pastor



'Highland View
SUniited Methodist Church l

Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave. .
Highland View ,
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
S unday S school ..................................... ......... ........................... 10 a.m .
M morning W orship ................................................ ...................... 11 a.m .
Evening W orship ................................................................... .......... 6 p.m .
TF9;30.93-12/30'93


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CHURCH OF CHRIST
.MEETS
Bible Study:
10 a.m. Sunday a
7p.m. Wednesday ; .
'* N Minister: Tom Skipper.229-8310
Message: Let Ihe Peace or God Rule in Your Hearts
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner ofr20th Street & Marin Aenue


Worship:
.m. Sunday
Nursery


Christian Fellowship
Independent Baptist Church
500 15,th Street North, Mexico Beach, FL':
S h GCome, Share, Rejoice .. R '
648-8972 Church,- 'Bo Boyette, Pastor 647-8936 Res


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We Want You To Be
Part Qf the Friendly-Place-
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blBLE STUDY. 9 45 a,m EVENING WORSHIJ... .. 7 00 pm
MONING WORSHIP' ...1 00a m WEDNESDAY. .. .7.00 p m.
CHURCH TRAINING............... 5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue


Gil Williams
Sunday Speaker


Mark Jones
Minister of Music/Youth


Of Prt St.Joe
: Weekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and Worship...................... 10:00a.m.
Thursday. Night Bible Study....... .......................... 7:00p.m.
Intercessory Prayer at The;Rock; Mon.-Fri ....... .7:00 -8:00 am.
Infor-mal Sunday .:ight~ .e ,n ;. "h ,e iOQ'8 9:00ah.m
Saturday Family Night Intercession .... ............... ....... 7.. 7:00 p.m.
The Rock Teens ............................... ......ToBeAnnounced
Pastors: Peter and TomokoiWanchik' Office Hoursi Mohday Thursday
103 Garrison Avenue 9:00 12:00,& 2:00 4:00
Office Phone; 227-2033 ,,; Friday: 9:00 '12:00



.sIA FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
$U.A' 'f CHURCH
S 9" '' 508 Sixteenth Street 2274.756
'Z i SUNDAY WORSHIP...........................10 a.im.
V" ADULT SCHOOL.....*....................11 a.m.
.N s *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor



first ,United Methodist Church
S' 111 North 22nd St.
Mo--nin MexicQ,Beqch, FL 32410
SMorning Church......................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School',.........;.. 10:00 a.m. CT,
Nursery Provided

Charles M. Parker, Pastor .' John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT


am the bread of life: he that comes to
me will never hunger, and he that believes
on me will never thirst."





Upstairs, First Union Bank Building Monument'Ave.
Sunday Morning Bible Study for all ages 9:00am
Soul Satisfying Worship Service 10:00am
Sunday Afternoon Discipleship Training 5:00pm
Informal Sunday Night Service :6:oopm Wed. Night Prayer Service 6:30pm


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Capitol



NEWS
4'

ROUND-UP
by Jack Harper


Gov. Lawton Chiles decided to not really take the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services out of the treatment of teenage crimi-
nals business like many lawmakers intended when faced with clear signs
of HRS ,ineptness-they set up a new Depdrtment of Juvenile Justice in
the last session. Maybe it is a good thing. All us good conservatives hope
so. .
Chiles named Miami Police Chief Calvin Ross, 45, to head the hew
agency and RossO picked Woodrow Harper, old chief of the juvenile justice
program at HRS, as his number two man. Both are black professionals
and good;rold'mbdels for teenage criminals who are often black without
any role models (especially male) at home.
Chiles passed 'over Circuit Judge Charles McClure, of Tallahassee,
who showed a lot of leadership in getting at some of the root problems of
juvenile crime while serving on the bench of the Second Judicial Circuit.
He was the judge some of those juvie criminals HRS was.letting back out
in the street in a matter of hours threatened to kill. He was also on the
committees that gave lawmakers the most input in setting up the new
juvenile-justice system and boot camps.
McClure hails from the small North Florida town of Madison .and is a
'former U.S. .Marine. He would have been what you might call a white
man 's answer to the juvenile crime problems and he was interested in
the governor's appointment, although he wouldn't consider the number
two spot.
) It's Just ,as well. Judge McClure can probable serve the state better
as a-circuit judge than as some kind of a juvenile justice czar. At least
that is how Gov. Chiles and the Black Legislative Caucus who have his
S.ear saw it
Chiles did send a message that the state intends to get tough on'
juvenile crime when he appointed a tough cop like Ross. Not as tough a
m; message, perhaps, as the appointment of a tough white Judge McClure,
but at least a change from the'old inept do-gooders in the HRS.'
1The public-black, white, yellow, brown and purple-wants reasonable
safety on their streets and in their homes and schools-period. Juvenile
crime was and is really out-of-hand.
Ross was probably right also in appointing Harper, a respected, expe-
rienced hand in treating juvenile criminals to the second spot in the new
agency. Just being tough alone is not enough. Sometimes, miracles hap-
pen when you put kids in a situation, around adults worthy of respect
where they know what to expect and can learn to respect the rest of the
world and themselves.
That Is true. The problem with it is that black activists often: insist
the role models (like in this case) be black. Washington D.C. tried that in
its police department and ended up with a rash of crimes being commit-
ted by police officers.
FAMILY VALUES:. Folk who snicker at family values or religion as
public policy issues may be in for a rude awakening in the upcoming
elections across the country and in Florida. Fifty-four percent of a poll
taken by a 'consortium of big daily newspapers in Florida said they
'thought moral decay and family values were critical issues.
Family values were viewed just below government waste and crime as
'Issues, but above health care and the environment. Moral issues were
considered more critical than jobs, controlling growth, homelessness,
special interests, race and ethnic relations, abortion, care for the elderly,
welfare reform, taxes, prisons, water supply. roads and traffic.

The News Round-Up
The Florida Supreme Court knocked another controversial amend-
ment proposal off the ballot last week on grounds it wouldn't do what it
says it would do in a ruling sounding to some like a deathblow to the
leading casino gambling initiative trying to get on the November ballot.
The-thumbs-down ruling came on the'STOP (stop turning out prison-
ers) petition calling for prisoners to serve at least 85 percent of their sen-
-tences. It was .lcked by U. S. Sen. Connie Mack and state.Sen., Charlie
Crisp, R-St. Petersburg, who said the public wanted to stop the early re-
lease of prisoners and they would rewrite it and try again. .
High court judges said the amendment contained so many loopholes
the governor and cabinet could Ignore it if they wished. The court has al-
ready this year struck down amendment proposals that would have
taxed sugar 'to pay for a cleanup of the Everglades and banned anti-
discrimination laws to protect gays.
"I think they're trying to protect against the kind .of deception that's
going on out there," said Stephen MacNamara, an attorney who says the
leading and best financed casino Initiative by Proposition for Limited Ca-
sinos Inc. would mislead voters as well and should be struck down by
the high court too.
MacNamara represents a No Casinos group that contends Limited
Casinos' petition now under review by the court leads voters to believe it
would limit casinos when, in fact, they are being authorized for the first
time in Florida.
Florida's seven Catholic bishops scattered across the state joined the
Orlando-based Council of Churches, representing 27 denominations, and
the Jacksonville-based Florida Baptist Convention last week in opposing'
the five 'casino gambling proposals trying to get on the November ballot.
'There is historical and anecdotal evidence that casino gambling is
accompanied by vice and social evils," said the statement signed by the.
Catholic bishops.
While gambling of itself is not morally wrong, it is when it interferes'
with one's other duties, or responsibilities, the statement said in citing
concerns for the impact on low-and-moderate income families, comtpul-
sive.gamblers. neighborhoods, the homeless and public morality In gen-
eral. .... .
POLITICIANS' WELFARE: Jeb Bush is the only candidate that will
npt be taking taxpayers'. money to run for governor this fall, because-his
opponents' aides say-he has already collected more than anyone else in
campaign pledges and doesn't need it; .
Bush now has raised more than $3.8.million, (more than $1 million ,
in the last'three months), Gov. Lawton Chiles, author of'the campaign
fund law that allows matching money in state dollars for candidates who
accept contribution and campaign spending limits, is second in financing.
with about $700,000 collected so far, about $425,000 of that in the quar-
ter ending June 30.
', Commissioner Tom Gallagher was the surprise fund raiser who as a
late candidate garnered some $644,000 in contributions within a month
afletLe.his announcement. If he accepts public taxmoney, he will tip that
total to more than $1.1 million, making up for his late entry into the
ra cer : ... "
Secretary qf State Jim Smith collected $405,000 in the quarter, ac-
cording to his aides, retaining about $1. 1 million for his campaign war
chest, while Sen. Arider Crenshaw came in fifth among the candidates
with a total as of June 30 of about $300,000.
Smith, Gallagher, and Crenshaw are expected to accept public fl-
nancing of their campaigns, their aides say. Ken Connor, the least known
and little financed so far Republican candidate from Tallahassee, has al-
ready announced he will accept state matching money. Connor has
allout $70,000 ini the bank and will qualify for about $490,000 in state
matching money.
Supporters of public financing led by Gov. -Chiles say'the fund limits
the, amount of money poured into campaigns by special interests. In or-
der, to qualify for the matching money, candidates must agreed to a $5
million campaign spending ceiling, confine the use 6f personal funds to
$25,000Q and party donations to $25,000.
It.will be a campaign issue.


"At a time when violent criminals are being released early and teach-
ers are paying for classroom supplies out of their own pockets, it is an in-
suit to the public for politicians to take their tax dollars to fund their.
campaigns," Bush said.
"It's really a waste of public money and welfare for politicians," he
said. ..* *
IROSEWOOD: More than 300 relatives of residents who fled the black
settlement of Rosewood in Levy County in1923 are expected to seek com-
pensation from the, state, the Florida Attorney General's office said last
week. State officials are also considering whether to expedite early pay-
ments of $150,000 each to a handful of elderly survivors who escaped
the racial violence that destroyed the community.
100 YEAR FLOOD: Georgia counties were hardest hit last -week by
R what meteorologists were calling the worst flooding in 100 y6ars along
the Flint and Chattahoochee 'Rivers brought on by a six day deluge from
stalled tropical storm, Alberto. A death toll of 28, 31 counties declared


disaster areas and tens of thousands of residents evacuated.
This week heavier damages may be seen in the Florida Panhandle as
those swollen Alabama and Georgia rivers flush on down to the Gulf of
Mexico. Florida meteorologist Mike Rucker said waters reached their
highest levels by the weekend since 1929, but there were no reports of
deaths, a few thousand residents along the banks were evacuated and no
looting. President Clinton declared Calhoun, Holmes, Washington and
Walton counties as disaster areas. The Apalachicola River crested -at
Blountstown at 28 feet (13 above flood-stage). The Choctawhatchee River
crested at 26.5 feet, 14 feet above its banks.
'We got good warning. We're trying to stay ahead of it," said Rucker,
a specialist with the Florida Division of Emergency Management.
GOIN GOING? Although at least 10 influential boosters of Florida
State University are asking for the ouster of Seminole Athletic Director
Bob Goin. President Sandy D'Alemberte and Board of Regents Chancellor
Charles Reed say they will take no action until they have the facts from
an investigation by the state comptroller and the state ethics commis-
sion.
Accusations made against Goin in the wake of charges aired by
Sports Illustrated magazines on NCAA rules violations by football players
are:
He paid nothing for roof work done at his home by a subcontractor
working on FSU's $96 million football' stadium expansion. Goin paid
nothing for the roof for months, but after the investigation began he paid
$5,000 for the work investigators valued at $14,893.
He used his high-level post to get his son a job with a contractor
doing business with the FSU sports department.
And he made costly trips on state airplanes, some suspiciously ap-
pearing to mix pleasure with business.



Dr. Oksanen Completes


Studies for Practitioner


Dr. Owen David Oksanen, of
Port St. Joe, has completed con-
tinuing medical education re-
quirements to retain active mem-
bership in the American Academy
of Family Physicians (AAFP), the
national association of family
doctors.
AAFP members are required

DOCBegins
Training Officers


to complete a minimum of 150
hours of accredited continuing
medical study every three years.
.The AAFP, which has more than
75,000 members, is one of the
. largest medical specialty organi-
zations in the country. It was the
first national medical group to re-
quire members to keep up with
medical advancement through
regular continuing medical edu-
cation.
Dr. Owen David Oksanen has
been an Active AAFP member


In the next 18 months, the since 1978. As a family physi-
Florida Department of Correc- clan, Dr. Oksanen is qualified to
tons anticipates hiring almost work in all major areas of health
1,500 new correctional officers in care. and trained to treat patients
this geographical area. Are you of all ages for the vast majority of
interested in one of these full- health problems.
time, year-round, permanent po- The AAFP, which, is head-
sitions? ... quartered in Kansas City, MO,
The Criminal Justice Training provides educational, legal, irisu-
Academy of Gulf Coast Communi- rance and lobbying services to its
ty College will be 'conducting a memberss and publishes Ameri-
Correctional Officer Basic Stan- can Family Physician, a 150,000
dards course at The Worship circulation clinical journal.
Center, 418 Second Street, Wewa-
"hitchka, beginning on Wednes- Card o
day, July 20, at 6 PM CST. This Card of Thanks
450 hour course will meet four The family of Dosha Lawson
nights a week, for four hours a would like to thank Dr. P. V. Poo-
night, and is required in order to nai and Dr. Anila Poonal for car-
be eligible for the state certifica- ing for our mother for many
tion examination for correctional'' years.. We appreciate your kind-
officers. ness and concern; also we would
The course r-equires', advance ,' like to thank: all the nursing staff
application,,i .as. well as.a; written, h-&t Gulf Pines Hospital. ..
entrance test. There. Is nrid charge' ,, -MayGo6d bless you.
for the test and it can be taken on Daughters
Tuesday or Thursday afternoons Blanche Cameron & Family
at the Port St. Joe Police Station. Florence Ingram & Family


STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES

PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
(SHIP) :

The'SHIP program was creat- od. Each application will be num-
ed for the purpose of. providing bered and numbers will be random-
funds to local governments as an in- ly drawn.. As numbers are drawn
centive for the creation of local applicants will be placed in numeri-
housing 'partnerships, -to expand cal order.
production of and preserve afforda- .Eligibility .for this strategy is
ble housing, and to increase hous- basedd on income level for persons
ing related employment. Gulf in the very low income range. (see
,county, will receive $250,000 for income chart)
year 1994-1995. It is estimated that 10 house-
*Applications for the SHIP pro- ,holds will benefit from this strate-
gram will be accepted as indicated: "gy. Per.on.s receiving a grant in the
Strategy 1: 1993-94 year are not eligible.,
Purchase' Assistance ($150,000 The maximum grant award
has been allocated for this strategy) will be $3,000.,
applications will be accepted on a Strategy 3:
continuing basis :. Rehabilitation Loan ($40,000
Selection of applicants fbr this has been allocated for this'strategy)
'strategy will be on a "First Come Applications will be accepted from
First Serve" basis, based on an ap- '6 July' through 12 August 1994,
proved loan application from an au- ONLY.
thorized lender. Selection.of applicants for this
Eligibility for this strategy is strategy will be the same as above
based on income level for persons for Strategy 2, Rehabilitation
in the low, and moderate income Grants.
range (see income chart) Eligibility for this strategy is.
It is estimated that 13 house- based on income level for persons
holds will benefit from this strategy in the very low income and low in-
(7 low income and 6 moderate in- come range. (See income chart).
come households). It is estimated that 13 house-
The maximum purchase price holds will benefit from this strategy
for the purposes of this program (8 very low and 5 low income
will be $50,000. households).
Strategy 2: The maximum loan, amount
Rehabilitation Grant ($30,000 will be $5,000.
has been allocated for this strategy) ******* *,***
Application will be accepted from 6 SHIP FUNDS MAY NOT BE
July through 12 August 1994 USED TO PURCHASE, REHABILI-
ONLY! TATE, 'OR REPAIR MOBILE
Selection of applicants for this HOMES! .
strategy will be by a lottery meth-
Point of contact for this program is Bo Williams, 229-6125 (Tues.-
Fri.), County Courthouse and in Wewahitchka on Mondays, 639-3019.
S *Applications are available at the County Courthouse Room 147 and Room
204 in Port St. Joe, and in Wewahitchka at theOld Courthouse in the County Ex-
tension Office.
APPENDIX A
INCOME RANGES: GULF COUNTY SHIP PROGRAM
Houchold Size Income Type: VLI (50%) LI (80%) MOD (120%)
One Person 10,350 16,600 28,840
Two Persons 11,850 18,950 28,440
Three Persons 13,300 21,300 31,920
Four Persons......................... ......14,800 23,700 35,520
Five Persons .... ........................ 16,000 25,550 38,400
Six Persons ................ 17,150 27,450 41,160
Seven Persons .... ... ............ 18,350 29.350 44,040
Eight Presons.... 19,550 31,250 46,920
Median Income 29,400
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,Beautiful GMC Safari conversion
van, like new, less than 25,000 miles.
Call 227-1718. tfc 7/14
1981 Buick LeSabre CP, fully
loaded, good dependable car, $1,950.
See at 91 Duval St., Oak Grove;
ltp 7/14
'78 Toyota Keystone mini-motor
home, good condition, $3,500 negotia-
ble. Call 229-6326. 2tc 7/14
1979 Ford 6 cylinder, 65,0000
actual miles, body not good! $300.
Evenings, 648-4338. ltp 7/14
1985 Pontiac Bonneville, new al-
ternator, brake system, tires. Second
car riot needed. Call 227-1347.
tfc7/14
75 Honda CL 360 motorcycle,
new tires, chain, carbs and battery,
major tune-up commuter faring
7,000 miles, 3 helmets, :raod ready,
$645 cash (firm), 407 Texas Drive,
Mexico Beach, 648-5662. 2tp 7/7
1982 F-100 Ford pickup, 86,000
miles, good cond., 229-6922.
ltp 7/14
1981 Toyota Celica, a/t,.a/c, ra-
dio, cb, excel. cond. $3,500., 639-
2268. 6tc 6/16

CASH NOW BUYING,
Used Cars and Trucks. Local and
out-of-state vehicles. Two locations to
serve you. Mayharmnn Motor, Port. St.
'Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars,
:Wewahitchka, 639-5810.


.`B`F- REN DRRING-R-AGE:.ALE.-....... HELP'WANTE


'88 Honda CRX, silver, air. new
tires, tinted windows, alpine system,
looks & runs great, $5,000. 229-
6168. tfc 7/7
'84 Pontiac T/A, lots of new
items, nice gift for young adult, 647-
3285. tfc 7/7
S'84 Honda V-65 Magna, 1100 cc,
great bike, low miles, 647-3285.
tfc 7/7




14' Jon boat with 9.5 hp John-.
son, $650 obo. 647-3270.
ltp 7/14.
Hobie 16, 1983, with trailer. Bal-
anced hulls, new trampoline, carpeted
rails, padded harness, ice chest &
rack well-kept & finely tuned.
' $1,400. 229-6246. 2tp 7/14
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,
White City, anytime, 827-2902.
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For Rent or Lease; nice one,
bdrm. furnished apartment, all utill-
ties furnished, ref. required. No pets.
$350 obo, $50 deposit. 227-1834.
ltp7/f4


Apartments for rent, one bed-
room, $200 per month; 2 bedroom,
$325 per month. Call George Duren,
229-8398. tfc 7/14
One bedroom unfurnished cot-
tage, $225. 229-6924. Center of Port
St. Joe. 2tc 7/7
2 bedroom furnished trailer, cen-
tral heat and air. 227-1260.
2tp 7/7

2 bedroom and 3 bedroom mobile
homes. No .children no pets. Gulf
Shore Court, 648-8211. Also mobile
home spaces for rent. tfc 7/7

Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tap-
per Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the
handicapped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, en-
ergy efficient const., handicapped
equipped apts., available. Stove & re-
frig. furn., fully carpeted, 1 bdrm.,
apts.', on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity, Housing
Complex. Rent is based on .income.
This complex is funded by the
Farmers Home Administration. and
managed by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more informa-
tion.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
Stfc 7/7

No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with -HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/94


PINE RIDGE APTS., Rents start-
ing at $225.00 per mo. Affordable
Living for low to middle income fami-
lies; Featuring 1, 2 & 3 bedroom
apts. with cen. h&a, energy saving
appliances, patios & outside storage.
Rental assistance programs available.
(904) 227-7451. Voice/TTY Access:
(904) 472-3952. tfc 6/2


OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
'sage. t c 7/7
UNFURNISHED
* 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-
pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home,, auto. heat &
air,' washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.; -'
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 7/7

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place
yours. $3.50 for first insertion.
2.00 a week for consecutive runs,
plus 54 per word for all over 20.


Yard Sale: H.V.F.D. will have a
yard sale July 16 (Saturday) 8 a.m.
till. Lots of clothes all sizes, some fur-
niture, odds and ends. Location build-
ing next to C. R. Smith and Son.
Watch for fire truck. Money made will
be used for training and equipment to
better serve our community.
Holidays' Yard Sale: Decorative
bags with tissue, Ziggy dolls, wrap-
ping paper, napkins, plates, mugs,
balloons, much more. 15th St., Mexi-
co Beach, Rustic Sands Campground.
8a.m;.- 12cdt.
Garage Sale: Saturday, July 16,
*8 a.m. until ? 209 Allen Memorial.
Golf equipment, furniture, household
items, yard equipment and' many
more bargains.
Selling contents of home. Satur-
day. July 17. 9 a.m. 3 p.m. CT. Hwy.'
386 to 2nd left oh Azalea to 139 Palm
St. Paintings. pictures, bahama beds,
twin beds, lamps, etc. Cash only.
648-5869. ltp 7/14




S.Wanted to Buy: Good used 2 or 3
bedroom 14' mobile home. less than
'10 years old. 648-5162. 2tc 7/14
Single male medical professional
moving to Port St.. Joe needs small
house, 2 3 bedroom, with .fenced
yard. I have a St. Bernard indoor dog.
229-8979. 2tp 7/14


DISPATCHER
Applications will be accepted at
Job Service of Florida at 114 E. 9th
St. in Panama. City, EL through Tuies-
day, July 19, 1994 fqr the position of
Dispatcher at Gulf) Coast Electric
Coop. in Southport Florida. Mini-
mum requirements Ifr the posiuon
'are as follows: high school graduate
or equivalent: require general record
keeping experience including interact-
ing with the public: require the ability
to" become knowledgeable of Gulr
Coast Electric Cooperatives policies
and procedures. effecrvelcy commini-
catir.g these to members: abiltr to be-
come familiar with Gull Coast Elecnc
Cooperate's sen ice terntory,. its
boundaries: proficiency in the use of
the general office equipment. the abil-
ity to become proficient in operating
the two-way equipment in accordance
with FCC regulations. Require the
ability to successfully pass Gulf Coast
Electric Cooperatie s employment en-
trance examination and drug screen.
Require interpersonal .skills for inter-
acting with the public; ability to. han-
dle confidential matters; require the
ability to accurately perform multiple
duties. Prefer training In business re-
lated courses. We are an Equal Op-
portunity' Employer; We do not dis-
criminate on the basis of race,
religion, color, se'x, 'age, national ori-
gin, veteran status, or disability.
S : 7/14

Full time and part time weekends
and weekdays. Very strong industrial
mechanical skills required. Call 904-
227-3554 after 9 p.m. or Lary, 227-
3587. : f7/14


______T ADE E i-"- a nd. SERVICES,


Need Your Lawn Cut or other
Yard Work done? Call Mike or Chris
Mock, 229-6460. tfe 7/7

Licensed Family. Daycare
Home. Mon.-Fri., 7:00 a.m. 5:30
p.m. Balanced meals provided. CPR
and first aid trained. Financial help,
and references available. Weekly rates
only. No part-time slots available. Call
227-3143 anytime. Lie. F-2100.
S4tc 6/30


- COUNSELliNG FOR CHILDREN '
ADOLESCENTS. AND ADULTS
Barbara K. Miner, LCSW, ACSW
License #SW0002721
518-A First St. Evenings & Sat. by Appt.
Port St. Joe, FL (904) 229-1018
tVc 1 '30

BOB'S EXTERIOR
PRESSURE CLEANING
Houses, Mobile Homes, Driveways.
Commercial businesses (shopping cen-
ters, vehicles). Roofs cleaned none
pressure. Free estimates. 648-8201.
S tfc6/30

COSTIN'S
Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(904) 229-8581


Phone 227-1782
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms"
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"


311 Madison St.
Oak Grove


Betty Heath
Owner/Mgr.


(904) 229-8161
FAYE'S NAIL SALON
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe -
Call for Appt.



AVon

CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460



Remodeling
Repairs
New Construction


W Weather Tight
T Construction

C Licensed & Insured
oRR0060690
Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635
tfc 7/7


Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
Reg. Stated Communication
G. 1st and 3rd Thursday of each' '
month, 8:00 p.m., Masonic Hall
-214 Reid Ave.
Jim Mannon, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec. .
thru /94











-Setigsa. Residential & Commerciali
So e Interior.& Exterior c
a "Free Estimates"


David Stump
Penny Stump
904-229-6683


1301 McClellan AVe.,
Port St. Joe, FL
S 32456 4aP 3/10


JOHN F. LAW
LAWYER
1-904-265-4794
29 Years Experience
WORKER'S COMPENSATION
PERSONAL INJURY
NO RECOVERY...NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road, P.C. ,/7

T.L.C. Lawn Service
Alt'Types of Yard Work
MOWING, RAKING, TRIMMING, ,
WEEDING, CLEAN OUTS
AND ROOF SWEEPING.
REASONABLE MONTHLY OR
SEASONAL RATES AVAILABLE.
Call 229-6435

We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Guns,

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek



LAWN MOWING
service now offered by,
BARFIELD LAWN
CENTER
229-2727


STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC. #ER0013168 INSURED
647-8081
ALAN STRICKLAND


5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
S First St. 227-2112
W Mini-
Warehouses


CERAMIC TILE WORK
Floors or walls.
New or remodel.
24 years experience.
Free estimates.
Pete, 229-9033 4to6/30


C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, froni-ena loader. lot clearing
septic tanks. droin fields, fill d r.,..
"Rf. 2,' Box A 'c, P S Joe '
Phone 229-6018



STUTZMAN CONST. CO..
All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lic. #RB30030039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
Than Price"
S 229-8631


A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages
Books Toys etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636'


VCR REPAIR CENTER
321 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
Mon. Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-1
Camcorder Repairs'
USED VCR, $85.00
Free Estimates
Phone (904) 227-3660



/HEL-_RM S UNIQUE
S.CDONSTRICTION
CO .
New Homes, Additions
Remodeling,
Flood Damage &
Commercial Work
19 years experience
Steve Pumphrey
(904) 762-8482
Norman Melvin
(904) 482-7861
Quality Workmanship
LIC. RG 0066507
INSURED
ALL WORK WARRANTED
3tp 7/14


BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your locly Work
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Baltiell Ave. Phone 227-7229


*.
Wauneta's Accounting
& Income Tax

Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach'
647-5043


LAWN SERVICE
.227-1272
All Types of Lawn Care
.. ... Fh ec Ec" niru TEs.
S' con Buken. .
Owner t f -7/7


THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
1227-3183
New & Used Clothing for thIe Entire
SFamily. Accessories and Misc. Items.
Hours 10.am. -6 p.m.
Closed Wed. & Sunday 4" 7/7

Need tO Decorate?
PIe-decorate?
or would you just like something new?
Come by and see me for all your deco-
rating needs., 408 6th St., Highland
View. Sheree Henry Home Interior
Accessory Specialist. ,7/


HANLON HEATING
& COOLING
30 Years Experience
SERVICE OF ALL CENTRAL UNITS
& INSTALLATION
24 Hr. Service License & Insured
Serving All of Gulf County
Lie. #RA0040379
639-3415



















St. Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112



BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN
CENTER
Small Engine Repair

Lawn Mowers \
Weed Eaters '-
o* Chain Saws i
S '* Generators
*Pumps
Tillers
Go-Karts
229-2727
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe


Surfside Serenity Group, 1st.
United Methodist Church, 22nd St.,
Mexico, Beach. Monday 7:30; Friday-
- 7:30. All times central. 647-8054.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON
Sunday 4:00 p.m. &
Thurs., 8:00 p.m.
All meetings at First Baptist Church
,"of Port St. Joe, all times eastern .i



LAWN SERVICEr
All types. Free Estimate.
Randy
227-3203
4tc 6/30


COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
Inc.
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899


Franklin

Building

Supply
Co.
From Foundation to Finish,
For All Your Building Needs

(904) 227-1199

Fax (904) 229-8470
HC-1 Cessna Drive
Costing Airport
Port St. Joe, FL
32456


LAWN SERVICE
227-3618
Large or Small I Cut "Em All
Free Estimates
Adam Griffin

We Can Build Any Trailer of Your Choice
St. Joe Custom Trailers
li M ,,o -ri,,; Our T' e r'r,
Boat Trailers Farm Implement
S'and/or Lo Bo) Trailers.& Rga r .,
Mobile 227-5234- 227-3428
2319 W. Hwy. 98."Highland View
Owner & Managed by Ray N. Smith

'MOWING RAKING WEEDING
EDGING ETC.
C.J.'S Lawn
Service
'Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
S Beach & Port St. Joe
'I Will Work for YOU!" ,
\MexiCo Beach, FL *
(904) 648-8492
... Lic. 455 4tp 6/23


I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center


I '* Law/nmrowers
,Weedeaters a
4 "Tillers
Chain, sqws
I Ge'nerutors

*d Engine Sales


706 1st St.-Sf. Joe
I 227-2112 1 ,

-L _- JO


'LId #RFo05104o
FREE ESTIMATES RG 005]008
ER 00] 1618

JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES .
MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821


Air Conditioning Appliance
Heating Ice Machines


Coastal Service Company
Commercial & Residential
Phillip McCroan (904) 229-6907 Office
Owner & Operator (904) 227-5373 Mobile


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


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MEAT DEPT. EMPLOYEE, in
Port St. Joe. Some experience'"pre-
ferred. Send resume to: Meat Dept. c/
o The Star. P. 0. Box 308. Port St.
Joe. 3tc 7/14

Insurance clerk for medical of-
fice. Send resume to P. 0. Box 609.
Port St. Joe. tfc 7/14

Activities Program Profession-
al: Nursing home desires qualified ac-
tivities program professional: Thera-
peutic recreation specialist. Licensed
or registered activities professional
and eligible for certification in accor-
dance with state regulations.
Individual who has completed
state approved training course or 2
years experience in a social or recrea-
tional program within the last five (5)
years, 1 year of which was in a full-
time activities program in a health
care setting.
Others may desire to apply if
they are mature, have the ability to
work with the elderly, have goad oral
and writing skills and can work pro-
ductively and cooperatively with staff.
This individual will be provided the
state approved training course to be-
come qualified. (Applications Apa-
lachicola Health Care Center. 150
10th St. Apalachicola).
A drug free facility references a
must.
2tc 7/14

OUTREACH COUNSELOR
rGulf County Guidance Clinic,
Inc. has immediate openings for two
(2) Outreach Counselors'to work with
juveniles and their families. Duties:
interviewing and evaluations; Individ-'
ual. group, and family counseling:
case management: home visits; treat-
ment planning and record keeping:
and agency consultation. Min. req.:
Bachelor's degree in a mental health
discipline or in education with appli-
cable experience. HRS screening nec-
essary. Counseling experience pre-
ferred. One position is available in
Port St Joe and one position Is avail-
able in Wewahitchka. On-call rotation
may be required with one of these po-
sitions. Apply to: Edwin R. Alles. Ex-
ecutive Director. Gulf County Guid-
ance Clinic. Inc.. 311 Williams Ave..
Port St. Joe. Florida 32456. E.O.E.
ltc 7/14

COUNSELOR PART-TIME
COUNSELOR Bay/Gulf County
area. Individual & family counseling.
assessment & referral, case manage-
ment and in-home intervention. On-
call rotation. Master's degree in social
services field with 1 year experience
or bachelor's degree in social services
with 2 years experience.
For consideration send resume
to: Counselor. P. 0. Box 308, Port St.
Joe, FL't2456. Itc7/14

Autocad operator needed. Re-
lease 10 through 12. Civil back-
ground a plus. Salary negotiable with
experience. Contact Bill Kennedy at
(904) 227-7200. 2tc 7/7


EDUCATION COORDINATOR:
The North Florida Head Start pro-
gram. serving Gulf. Calhoun. Wakul-
la. Liberty and Madison counties, is
recruiting an Education Coordinator.
a mid-management position responsi-
ble for supervision of all classroom
teachers in five Head Start programs.
Position requires a Bachelor's degree
in Early Childhood (Master's degree
preferred) with one year supervisor ex-
perience in working with children's
programs. For more Info and an appli-
cation, please call 1-800-456-5756 or
639-5080. Closing date 7/22/94.
2tc 7/14

Career Opportunity. Opening for
sales agent with Florida real estate 11-
cense. Parker Realty of Mexico Beach.
904-647-5777. tfc 7/7


The City of Wewahitchka will be
accepting application for someone
who can work drotor control wiring.
work 208 or 48d volts 3-phase elec-
tric. A/C & heating and has knowl-
edge of heavy equipment. The City
will be accepting applications until
July 18. 1994. 3:30 P.M. at City Hall.
The City of Wewahitchka is an equal
opportunity employer.
City of Wewahitchka.
Ray Dickens, Mayor


JOB NOTICE
The City of Port St. Joe will be ac-
cepting applications for the following
position at Public Works:
Crew Leader for Parks & Ceme-
teries.'starting salary $7.55/hr.
Applications and job descriptions
may be picked up and returned to the
Municipal Building. 305 Fifth Street.
beginning Thursday. July 7 p 14.
1994. from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Monday Friday.
The City of Port St. Joe enforces
aDrug-Free Workplace Policy and is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Ac-
tion Employer.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE.
i /s/ Jim Maloy.
City Auditor-Clerk 2t 7/7

JOB NOTICE
The City of Port St. Joe will be ac-
cepting applications for the following
position at the Wastewater Treatment
Plant:
MAINTENANCE EI, starting sala-
ry $7.93/hr.
Applications and job descriptions
may be picked up and returned to the
Municipal Building. 305 Fifth Street,
beginning Thursday. July 7 14.
1994. from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00' p.m.,
Monday Friday. '
' The City of Port St. Joe enforces
a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Ac- ,
tion Employer.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE.
/s/ Jim Maloy.
City Auditor-Clerk 2t 7/7

Interim Health Care Is hiring
home health aides to work in the Port
St. Joe area. 340 W. 23rd St.. Suite
H. Panama City. FL 32405. (904) 747-
0080. 2tc 7/7


Assistant to petition drive. Petl-
tioners also/top rates paid. 904-576-
5691 10 a.m. 6 p.m.. or 574-1601
later. 3tc 7/7
Sitter needed to watch 2 children
ages 8 and 6 in my home a few days a
week. Must have your own transpor-
tation. 229-8656 after 12:00.
tfc 7/7

RN's and LPN's day or night shift
available. Apply in person. Bay St. Jo-
seph Care Center. 220 9th St.. Port
St. Joe. tie 7/7


CNA's needed for all shifts. Train-
ing available. Apply in person at Bay
St. Joseph Care Center. 220 Ninth
St., Port St. Joe. tfc 7/7


Waitresses and counter person-
nel needed for Sand Dollar Bills. 222
Reid Ave. Apply in person please.
tfc 7/7

Marie's Comer Bar. Hwy. 71 &
386 In Wewahitchka. Bartender. Ap-
ply in person. tfc 7/7






STRAYED OR STOLEN: Black
male cat, white chest, 4 white feet.
flea collar, from 1 lth and Long Ave.
on or about July 1. (904) 227-3479.
Itp 7/14


12'x68' mobile home. reasonable.
to be moved. Can be seen at 312 2nd
Ave.. Beacon Hill. Call 912-246-1250.
Marvin. after 9 p.m. 3tc 7/14

Walnut finish 9-drawer chest 60"
long x 19" wide, x 32"'high. $120.
648-5894. : tc 7/14

Trailer hitchi:less ball, like new.
for all Chrysler vans up to 1990 mod-
el. $40. Call 648-8394. Itc 7/14

Sofa. love seat & overstuffed
chair, ottoman, blue $25. Blue reclin-
er. 648-8595. 2tc 7/14

HAPPY JACK FLEABEACON:
Electronic device controls fleas in the
home without pesticides. Patented de-
sign creates burst of light fleas can't
resist. Results overnight BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN. 229-2727.
10tec7/14

Empty 8-ft. pickup bed and 16'
open trailer returning to' Utica. NY
about July 20. Will load, deliver alon
the route for $. Call 315-865-8986 be-
fore July 15. after July 19 call 904-
647-3473. 2tp 7/14

Hide-a-bed loveseat. $75: Early
American rocker $25. 229-8830.
itc 7/14

Yamaha organ, wooden cabinet.
can program record, excellent tone.
many other features, must sell.
$2.500 obo. 648-8782. ltc 7/ 14

Queen size sofa sleeper, good
cond.. $75. 229-8690 after 5:00.
.ie 7/14

911 is coming! Wooden house
numbers & letters ready to paint or
stain at Barfield's Lawn & Garden
Center. 328 Reid Ave. tfc 7/7

Attention Everyone! It's part time!
Lots of new items, great gifts, and fun ,
too. Also great fund raisers (pr your
group needs. Call 648-8779, Rae Ann
Surber. your Tupperware consultant.
4te 6/23

Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
819.95. 227-1105. tfc7/7

Craftsman tools and Die Hard
batteries are available now at West-
ern Auto Store. 219 Reid Ave. 227-
1105. tfc7/7


ANTIQUE DOLLS
Will buy or sell antique or collect-
ible dolls. Call 648-8432.
tfc 7/7


Old brick, clean two. get I free.
Call George. 229-8398. tfc 7/7


s~PL ACap


FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study. P. 0.
Box 758. Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
tfc 7/7


Sears Craftsman riding mower
sale. Come get your sale booklet. Free
set-up and delivery. 15 miles. Free.
freight. free rain gauge with mower,
purchase. WESTERN AUTO, 227-'
1105. Use yours Western Auto.
Sears, Discovdr, Master Card drVISA.
S: fc7/7


Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-
ern Auto company store advertised
sale prices. 227-1105. 219 Reid
Ave. tfc 7/7






Got TICK problems? HAPPY
JACK ENDURACIDE is the solution.
Kills ticks & fleas genetically immune
to older formulas. BIO-DEGRAD-
ABLE. Available O-T-C at BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN & GARDEN, 229-
2727. 10tc 6/9

HAPPY JACK SKIN BALM:
Checks scratching. relieves hot spots
and irritated skin without steroids.
Promotes healing & hair growth on
dogs & cats! Available OTC Barfield's
Lawn & Garden. 229-2727.
10tc'5/12







House for sale or lease. Mexico
Beach. 3 bedroom. 2 bath, large stor-
age, fenced yard, 7.5% assumable
mortgage. 648-4062. 3tc 7/14

Two adjoining lots in White City.
200'x21 1'. 827-2902 evenings.
2tc 7/14
Lots for sale. St. Joe Beach at.
Florida Avenue. 75'xl75'. Call 227-
1347. tfc 7/14

Best Buy on the Beachl Beautiful
town home on Cape San Bias. newly
redecorated. fully furnished, central
h/a. Ig. great room w/f.p. 2 bdrm.: 2
ba. w/large loft great for third bed-
room. Call 229-2737 and leave name
& 4. 4tc 7/7
1/2 acre fish camp. $12.500.
Small one room house, dried in. Big
shed lights. rec. fruit trees, oaks.
bays. lots more. Everything is new.
Must sell. moving. 7:00 p.m. 10
p.m. 227-2135. 4tp 6/30

3 bedroom. I bath home. central
heat. Milview Addition. 229-8271 or
904-769-9279. 3tce 6/30


FOR SALE $30,000
Located at 316 2nd St.,
Highland View. Fenced,
sprinkler system, new roof,
windows, plumbing, wiring,
siding, sheetrock. Accept
trade in of camper, motor-
home. van, pick-up. Call
229-8971 or 227-7327.
:- 4,1


New Listings

Mexico Beach, 121 First St. 3 bdrm., 1 bath stilt
home, view of gulf. Remodeled, new carpet, painted
outside, deck, $74,900.
Gulfaire: Lot 6; Block' B, Sea Pines Dr., _75'x115'.
$26,900.
REDUCED

Howard Creek, Deer Ave. 2.5 bdrm., 1 bath house
with screened porch & garage or boat shed, 3 blocks
to boat landing. $2550a. $19,500.

.'These ads were inadvertently placed in another realtor's ad last week.
The Star apologizes for any inconvenience caused.


9' (1
820

IKE'DU]
JANICE BROWNELL, Salesperson
Res. 648-8761


OF BAY
CO.


904) 648-5716
Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach .
1-800-872-2782
REN, Broker
ELLEN MEGILL, Salesperson
Res. 648-8873


Electrolux and .all other vacu-.
urs, repairs and sales,. bags, any- '
thing for any vacuum and any central'
built-in vac's.- Callaway Vacuum &
Sewing Machines, Tyndall Parkway.
near Hwy. 22. Panama City. FL
32404. 763-7443 qr 1-800-717-7253..
pd ithrn 9/1194

Attention Attention Atten-
-tion: Lawn service & tractor work. B
&J Enterprise. reasonable rates. Call
827-2805 or 827-2876. 52tp 1/7

Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring Parama Citr Western Auto
Co. store ad\ertlsed tire sale prices.
.Computerized WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
Sears Card now at Port St. Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOO! 227-1105.
tfc 7/7


2 bdrm.. I ba. house for sale,
1080 sq. ft.. 5 years old. Located on
1/2 acre corner lot. 7 miles north of
Overstreet on Cemetery Rd. For more
K information please call 648-8686. ask
for Patty. tfc 7/7

1/2 acre lot with septic tank.
$9.500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
nancing. 227-2020. ask for Billy.
tfc 7/7

LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road. I mile off Overstreet Road. 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 7/7


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1994 PAGE 7B


3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home;
ceiling fans, nice, assumable mort-
gage. $5,000 down. 827-2997.
4tc,7/14

Luxurious two bedroom. 2 bath'.
brick home in desirable neighbor-
hood, formal dining, great room, in-
door laundry, luxurious master bed-
room with supersized walk-in closet.
Sunporch. In-ground pool. prnacy
fenced yard. Many extras. Ideal for
empty nesters. 229-8276.
2tp 7/21

1991 28'x70' mobile home on
75'xl50' lot. 3 bdrm.. 2 ba.. cen. h&a.
.great room w/f.p.. master bath has
Jacuzzi tub.' cement driveway, large
front deck. 12'xl2' shop in fenced-In
backyard. Call for more information.
647-8035. tfc 7/7

3 bdrron., 2 ba., near golf course.
airport and b'y. Ig. country kitchen.
screened porch. 2 car garage. 2 car
detached garage w/carport. satellite
system, sprinkler system, privacy
fence. 227-1537. tfc 7/7

, Good. single family lot in Gulf
Aire. 75'xl25'. access to tennis court.
swimmirrdng pool. dedicated beach.
647-5142. tfc 7/7

Two parcels of land for sale in
Eastpoint. One 244' and one 200'. For
more information call 904-229-6407.
3tp 6/9

2 bedroom beach house for sale.
St. Joe Beach. Call 904-668-3259 or
904-227- 1535. tfc 7/7

Half acre lots for sale. Hwy. 386.
Overstreet. 8500 down. $96.48 per
month. 120 months. Call and leave
message. 229-6031. tfc 7/7

Beautiful bay front lot on St. Jo-
seph Peninsula. $55.000. Financing
available. Call 229-6031. leave mes-
sage. tfc 7/7

Owner anxious to sell. 2.73
acres, comer property. Sunshine
Farms. Overstreet. $12.500. 227-
1467. tLfc7/7


IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR GULF COUINT'Y
PROBATE DIVISION
Case No 91-44
IN RE The Eae of .
AMELIA G TAPPER.
Deceasd
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of AMELIA
C. TAPPER, deceased. Case No 94 .44. is pending
in the Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida, Pro-
bate Divisior.. the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St. Jo. Flonrida 32456 Thie
names and addressed of the personal represent
live and the personal representatives attorney Is
Asset forth belo.,
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT-
All persons on whom this notice is served
who have objections that challenge the qualfiika
tons ofl the personal repreaernt.LaMie. venue, or the
jurisdiction of this Court or claims any interest in
the estate. are required to file their objections witLh
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF TIlE FIRST PUB
LOCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINE'I DAYS AF-
TERTHE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per
sons having clalrs or demands against decedent s
estate on whom a copy of this notice is served
within three months after the diae of the first pub.
licaoon of this notice must file their claims wl-,I
this Court WrTHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR MN1NETY DAYS AF
TEOR THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claim or demands against the dece.
dents estate Must file their claims with this court
; WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS. AND OBJECTION
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
The date 1of the first publication of thls No
Lice is July 7. 19,',-
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C GASKiN
Flonda Bar No 027928
PO Box 185
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465
904/639-2266
Personal Representative:
PATRICIA TAPPER WARRINER
P.O. Box 280
Port St Joe. Flonda 32456
Publish July7., 14.21. and 28. 1994


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1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
NI exico Beach. FL 32410
S(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478

NEW LISTINGS: REALTOR
5948 Georgia Ave., St. Joe Beach. 2 bdrm., 2 ba. mo-
bile home on 75'x 150' lot Double garage. $42,500.

Hwy. 98. & 5th St., Highland View: Great commercial
location with many possibilities. Was seafood market,
some equipment, remodeled in '92. Priced right,

$89,900.

117 First St., Mexico Beach. 2 bdrm., 1 bath stilt
beach house, excellent rental, nice weekend retreat,
completely furnished, $45,000.

JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
K 2______________


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227-1278 THE STAR


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR,
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
PROBATE DIViSION
FILE NUMBER 941 39
IN RE. ESTATE OF
IRENE BEAMAN
DECEASED
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate or IRENE
BEAMAN. deceased. File Number 94 39. is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court For Gulf County. Flonda.
Probate Division. tLhe address of which is Gulf
County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth StreetL Port St.
Joe. Florida 32456. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the personal rep-
resentative's attornme are set forth, below
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All persons or, whom this notice is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will. the qualifications of the personal repre
sentathe, venue, or junsdicrion of this Court are
required to file their objections with this Court
WITIIIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON ThEM
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons havingr claims or demands against decedent s
estate on whom a copy of this notice Is served
within three months after the date of the first pub-
lication of this notice must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AF-
TER TIlE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
# All other creditors of the decedent and per-
son having claims or demands against the dece.
dents estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THiE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TION S NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The dale of the first publication of this Notice
is July 14. 1994
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A Coattn
Post Office Box 98
Port Sl Joe. Florida 32456
Telephone- 904/227-1159
Flonda Bar No. 699070
Personal Representauve
FERN GUILFORD.
PO Box 13816
Mexico Beach. Florida 324-10
Publish July 14.21. 1994













Whiting Installed as Club President; District Governor Pays ClubVisit
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Spence said that involvement
in the community will see the lo-
cal club discourage alcohol and
drug abuse and promote high
and ethical activities.'
George Whiting was installed
as president, with Doug Biinming-


ky Mot-


ley, treasurer and Dr. Rudy Se-
chez, secretary.
Guests were Ancly Anderson
of Port St. Joe, John Miller of Ap-
alachicola, Edward Reynolds and,
Bill Reynolds of Bainbridge, Geor-
gia and Jim Quickel of York, Pa.


SLife Insurance Covers Loans Best
Advantages Over Credit Life:
1. Much lower premiums; 2. No interest charges added;
3. Name your own beneficiary.
MIDLAND NATIONAL LIFF, .,
Since 1906 Home Office: Sioux Falls, S.D.


It was a'double-barreled fea-
ture for the Rotary Club last
Thursday,' as the new slate of offi-
cers took over their duties and
the District Governor paid, the
club an official visit.
Walt Spence, of Marianna,
District Governor for District 694
delighted the club with a light,
enjoyable and short talk on what
Rotaly expects out of the local
club during, the current Tiscal
year.:
The District Governor actual-
ly gave an enjoyable address to
Lthe lIIub members!
"Be a friend" is the Rotary
motto for the coming year,
'Spence told the club in the offi-
cial assembly. He identified a
good Rotary Club as a well-
balanced club, identifying, the
four areas in which it must be in-
volved to achieve balance.,.
The four areas include: Club
service, community service, ihter-
,national service, and vocational


General Agent
926-7005
1-800-226-7005


Rotary District Governor Walt Spence congratulates local club President George Whiting
on election to office for the new Rotary fiscal year.



HRS Warns That Flooded Wells


Must be Disinfected Before Use


The Departmefnt of Health
and Rehabilitative Services has
released instructions for the
proper disinfection of water wells,
both submersible pump and
above ground pump.
Submersible Pumps
1. If well water is discolored,.
run water until clear. .
2. Disinfecting Procedure:


A. Pour two (2) gallons of
REGULAR BLEACH (not lem-
on or fresh scent) into the
drop pipe of the well. Immedi-
ately after, pour.three (3) gal-
lons of water down the drop
pipe. Let stand in the well for
one (1) hour.
B. Turn on all faucets and
flush all toilets connected to


the system until you can
smell the bleach at each loca-,
tion. Shut off the faucets and
allow water to remain In the
pipes as long as possible (at
least overnight).
C. Then flush all pipes by
turning on all faucets until
no trace pf the bleach can be.
detected.
4. After disinfection, call the


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Masonic Lodge Receives Award
Port St. Joe Masonic Lodge #111 recently received a Lodge Pro-
ficiency Award from Grand Lodge. Only about 15 lodges received
this award in the State of Florida.
Pictured left to right are Worshipful Master Jim Mannon and'
Lodge Instructors Joe Pippin and Tommy Davis. ,Not pictured is
Donald Scott.


Gulf County Environmental
Health Office for sampling infor-
mation.
Above Ground Pumps
It is recommended that you
obtain one gallon of bleach and
follow the procedures below:'
1. Turn 'off your pump and
,run your water until there is no
pressure.
2. Open the pipe or remove
plug at the top of your well and
pour in 1/2 gallon of bleach.
3. Close and reseal the sys-
* tem and turn on your pump. The
pump should rebuild the pres-
sure and shut off automatically.
a 4. Turi on each spigot, one'
at a time, and allow water to run
,until you detect. the bleach, then
turn off. DO NOT DRINK. Also,
flush toilets, turn on showers,
etc., so that bleach is detectable
throughout the entire water sys-
tem.
5. Repeat steps (1), (2), and
(3) above using the last 1/2 gal-
lon of bleach.
6. Do not use the water for
'24 hours.
7. At the end of 24 hours
open ALL spigots, flush toilets.
etc.. until there is no smell or
taste of bleach.
8. Obtain another sample bag
arid submit a new sample to be
tested.


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Registration For
Cindy's Dolls
Registration for-Cindy's Dar-
lin' Dolls classes-baton, jazz.
tap, line dancing, and cheerlead-
ing--will 'be held on Wednesday,.
July 27, from 10 a.m. until 1
p.m. at the Centennial Building.
Classes will begin on Wednesday,
'August'10.


Guidance Clinic
Board Meets
The Board of Directors of the.
Gulf County Guidahce Clinic.
Inc., will hold its regularly sched-
uled meeting on Tuesday. July
19, at 12 noon eastern time. The
meeting will be held in the Guid-
ance Clinic conference room in
Port St. Joe.


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