The star
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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 6, 1989
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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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USPS 518-880 Industry-Deep Water Port-Fine People-Safest Beaches In Florida Per Co

Fourth Poses

No Drastic

Otis Hoffman looks over his inventory of tires stacked
in an open-air stockade, determining which ones can be

New Laws on Old Tires

sold as usable stock and which ones
shredded and disposed of,

are fit only to be

Tire Re-Cycling Operation Flourishing

For once, Gulf County was partially prepared when a new
law became effective for handling a particular solid waste
This time, it was new rules going into effect for the han-
dling of old discarded auto and truck tires. A new Florida law
became effective July 1 for disposal of this particular waste
The new law requires tire sale outlets to begin collecting
50 cents for every new tire sold, to help pay for its trashing
costs when that tire is worn out. On January 1, this trashing
cost will become twice as expensive, when the fee per tire is
increased to $1.00.
Even though the agency in charge of properly disposing of
solid waste in Gulf County isn't involved in any manner in
this operation, a firm now in business here in Port-St. Joe is
poised to take old tires, re-cycling them into usable products,
or preparing them for solid waste disposal.
This firm is apparently making a profit from the business
of doing something with what others do not want, because the
firm has been in business here for several months now, and
appears to be expanding in its product. According to the own-
er-manager, Otis Hoffman, "the business is rolling right
The firm, TDS, operates a tire salvage and reclamation de-
pot in Ward Ridge on the old Tapper Construction Company
site, utilizing the fenced in equipment yard and the machinery
repair buildings to operate their business, which handles
thousands of used and worn out tires each and every week.
Hoffman said his trucks collect old discarded tires in a
300 mile radius of Port St. Joe. "Sometimes we have to pay for
the tires, and sometimes, they pay us to haul them off," Hoff-
man said.
TDS's trucks bring at least one truck or trailer load of tires
into their storage area each and every day. "If we have a load
of automobile tires, we'll bring in about 1,200 in a load. If
they're truck tires, we will have a load of from 5-700," Hoff-
man said.
After the tires are delivered to the Port St. Joe storage
point they are graded and separated, with the useable tires
sold to recappers or as used tires. Those which are not usea-
ble are prepared for landfill areas.
Hoffman said he can have up to 1,000 tires in his collec-

tfon yard before he must cover them to prevent water from
collecting in the cavities and providing a mosquito breeding
place. 'We have well over 1,000 tires on the yard now, but we
won't have by the end of the month," he said.
Presently, TDS is grading unusable tires to be used in a
fishing reef in the Gulf of Mexico. 'We have a contract with
Bill Koran of Captain Black's Marina to furnish him a load of
tires for the fishing reef. He has arranged for a barge to trans-
port them, which should be in Port St. Joe in a short while,"
Hoffman said.
Hoffman sees a growing demand for the service his busi-
ness offers.

Ronnie Hellur loads used tires on a truck to -be
shipped out to buyers in the vicinity.


Port St. Joe and Gulf County
spent the July Fourth.holiday en-
joying the long week end, rather
than tending to emergencies and
The.. Florida Highway Patrol
had predicted 39 would die on
the highways during the week
end period beginning Friday af-
S.ternoon and ending at midnight
Tuesday. -Gulf County still has to
experience a single highway
death thus far in the- year, and
didn't mat their record during the
Of course, holidays are usu-
ally some of the safest periods for
the people of Gulf County, and
law enforcement officials
throughout the county said this
one was no different.
S .We .stayed busy, but we
didn't have any Injuries or acci-
dents caused by the holiday and
its activities," Port St. Joe Police
Chief Carl Richter said Wednes-
day morning. 'We had a few
fights, a few drunks, and a do-
mestic disturbance or two, but
nothing more than the usual
week end," Richter said.
"It was a quiet and enjoyable


holiday for our department and
for the people," he said.
Gulf County Sheriff Al Harri-
son gave almost the same report
for the county.
'We had an unoccupied mo-
bile home burn at Overstreet
Tuesday afternoon, but we can't
say it was caused by the holiday,"
Harrison said.
He revealed that the struc-
ture was owned by a Georgia:
family and there were no injuries
or people being left homeless as a
result of the blaze.
"The mobile, home was com-
pletely destroyed," the Sheriff
Other than that,- Harrison
said his department spent a quiet
week end, after the "Operation
Rock Pile" sweep which netted
several drug dealers earlier in the
week end.
'We had a couple of fender-
bender wrecks reported, but
nothing to warrant being consid-
ered a statistic. Nobody was hurt
and everyone seemed to enjoy
themselves," Sheriff Harrison

13 Are Busted

in "Operation

Rock Pile"

Gulf County Sheriff Al -Harri-
son and his department were in-
volved in the state-wide "Opera-
tion Rock Pile" round-up Friday
and Saturday, in which 2,315
drug arrests were made state-
wide in a 48-hour period.
The operation was aimed pri-
marily at the street level, picking
up users and sellers during and
after transactions.
Sheriff Harrison said 13 of
the arrests, reported state-
wide, were made here in Gulf
County. "We made two arrests
in North Port St. Joe and 11 in
the north end of the county for
our part of the operation."
Gulf County was in Zone 1 of
the state operation, which was
coordinated by the Florida Sher-
iffs Association. Zone 1 encom-
passed all of the Panhandle be-
tween Monticello and Pensacola,

involving 16 counties. "Sheriff
Guy Tunnell of Bay County was
chairman of our :district and I
was vice-chairman," Harrison
In the state-wide sweep, with
2,315 arrests being made, there
were 3,500 "rocks" of cocaine
confiscated, 10 pounds of cocaine
and various amounts of other
drugs captured.
Here in Gulf.County, in along
with the 13 arrests, there were
20 grams of marijuana, five
grams of crack and two vehicles
"We tried something which
hasn't been tried before and it
was very successful for us," Sher-
iff Harrison said. 'We operated
two night-time road-blocks and
had a very productive two nights.
We used drug dogs in our opera-
(See ROCK on Page 3)

A Strong Chamber Is Profitable

"If you're trying to run a Chamber of
Commerce with part time help, and a
$5,000 or $6,000 budget, you're just fool-
ing yourself," 0. L. Ellis, executive director
of the Washington County Chamber of
Commerce told an early morning group of
Chamber supporters here last Wednesday.
"There is only one way to have a viable
Chamber of Commerce which gets things
done," Ellis, said. 'You must have a pro-
gram of what you're trying to accomplish,
committees and volunteers, adequate
funding and a faithful staff. Add that to a
lot of patience and you're on the way to
getting things accomplished for your com-
munity," he said.
The speaker then went on to tell of the
10-year success story of the Washington
County Chamber which has been success-
ful in bringing jobs to Chipley and in im-
proving the quality of life for residents who
were already living there.
'We started with a budget of $28,000,
subscribed wholly by the few members we

had. Now, we have 375 members, a bud-
get of nearly $100,000 a year and the fi-
nancial support of the City of Chipley and
the county. We're getting things done," he
The Chipley Chamber's main project
has been the establishment of an industri-
al park, where land has been set aside,
priced and services provided. 'When some-
one becomes interested in your communi-
ty for a location, he wants to know how
much for a certain piece of land and If ser-
vices are in place."
The speaker said the creation of an in-
dustrial park and furnishing it with water,
sewer and power, was the thing which
started Chipley to attracting new jobs.
'When a firm expresses an interest in
you, he is looking for a reason not to
come. He has 15 possible locations on his
list and when he calls you, he is trying to
determine why he should cross your name
off the list. If you can't answer his ques-
tions immediately, you'll be dropped," the
speaker said.

John Littleton, manager of West Point
Pepperel, an industrial firm which came to
Chipley through Chamber efforts, was
with Ellis and gave a little personal testi-
mony to the truth of Ellis's claims in at-
tracting the firm to Chipley.
"Now we're a part of the community
and doing our part in improving the living
standard. We were looking for a commu-
nity which wanted us, had transportation,
a potential work force, a positive attitude
and a willingness to help. We found that
in Chipley and we're happy there," he said.
Ellis said that in addition to a search
for more jobs in Chipley, the Chamber is
actively engaged in securing a new library
for the community and the Main Street
program, which is involved in fixing up the
Littleton said, 'We're a small town like
Port St. Joe and we don't offer much in
our downtown, just like a lot of other
small towns. We may not offer much, but
we look.nice!" he proudly pronounced.

0. L. Ellis, Chipley Chamber of Commerce executive di-
rector speaks to breakfast meeting here. John Littleton,
manager of West Point Pepperel. in Chipley, foreground;
also spoke briefly last Wednesday.

'I U




Russell Baker of the New York Times was really defending.
Pete Rose from the charges being placed against him, saying
the United States and baseball is being a hypocrite for expect-
ing Rose to refrain from gambling like it is something wrong to
do. What he wound up doing in a column the other day was ac-
cusing the people of the nation of having a double standard
and an eroding sense of decency.
Before we go much farther, let us say that if Pete Rose is
guilty of half of what he is being charged with, he ought to be
hustled out of baseball forever. On the other hand, old Charlie
Hustle can't be the only one to blame for his predicament,
caused by betting on sports.
They call it gambling, still, even though in most parts of the
country, if it Is done in the right places, it is perfectly legiti-
mate, even though we think it is still wrong.
Baker harkened back to the year 1919 when another base-
ball player bet on baseball and was immediately hustled out of
the sport- in disgrace and no questions asked or posed .about
the appropriateness of the punishment. Today, Rose has; about
as many defenders as he has detractors. Many people in high,
places, espousing high morals, are defending his actions.
In 1919, it was the gangster element which was running the
betting games. Today, it is various governments in our country
sponsoring, operating, supporting, condoning, licensing and
regulating various forms of gambling in most of the states in
the union.
And, these same people are pointing accusing fingers at
Pete Rose. Old Pete has grown up in a society which has been
getting softer toward gambling--even legal gambling-by the
day. _
Here in Florida, we bet on horses, dogs, Jai-Lai players,
numbers, you name it. A man who likes gambling action has
his choice of doing it on. land or on sea; in the comfort of his
home, at the corner convenience store, in air-conditioned are-
nas or at exciting and entertaining arenas and tracks.
The biggest part of this gambling is done, saying we are fi-
nancing schools with our "fun". What are our kids going to
think when they graduate from schools partially paid for by
gambling income? It's OK for me to gamble too?.
Pete Roses are made, not born, and we're making them by
the thousands every day in our schools, with the example we're
setting for our children.

Set Us Thinking

After having a little while to think it over and witnessing the
reactions to his actions, we have come to the conclusion that
we are glad that fellow Johnson burned the American Flag in
Dallas a while back.
We're sad for Mr. Johnson and his state of mind and his
lack of appreciation for all his country has done for him, but
we're glad of the reaction his burning of the Flag caused.
It has been a long time since the people of America have
been so galvanized into a patriotic fervor as they were by John-
son's burning of that lone American Flag. The American Flag is
a symbol of our nation and is designed to 'galvanize us into a
solid nation of people to follow and support the government it
stands for.
In recent months or years, there have been a lot of us
"burning flags" in one way or another. Most of us have not ac-
tually stuck a match to one of the red, white and blue banners,
but we have been a burner in more subtle but just as damag-
ing ways. Mostly, we have low-rated our country and its system
just because some leaders aren't doing just the things we think
they should be doing.
The presence of our Flag guarantees that we can criticize all
we want to and nobody will hunt us up and clap us in jail for
it, or execute us for "disturbing the peace and causing a riot",
such as a few thousand pitiful Chinese received just recently.
That one reason alone is reason enough to support, protect
and revere our American Flag. It is the symbol of freedom ...
even the freedom to bum the banner without fear of execution
as such action would surely result in, in China.
Americans all over the nation have expressed a support for
our Flag in the past two weeks like we haven't seen in a long
time. It's almost like they suddenly realized the Flag is there
and just what it stands for. There's nothing wrong with that.
We're glad to see some little bit of patriotism being reborn,
even if it took the burning of an American Flag to revive it. That
Flag is accustomed to making sacrifices.

\Hunker Down with Kes

Let's Sing It Again -

Louder, This Time

The Fourth of July was al-
ways my dad's favorite holiday.
With all the happenings of the
past couple of weeks, I've come to
appreciate it more than ever.
Here's an old article that I pray
never becomes outdated.
0 beautiful for spacious

skies. .
Picnics, watermelon and fire-
crackers; the town square, Inde-
pendence Hall and the Old North
Church; a Montana sky, an Arizo-
na desert, the Great Smoky
Mountains, and roll on mighty
Mississippi, roll on; Benjamin
Franklin, Paul Revere. and Will

Rogers; a new white dress, bare
feet and fields of clover; celebra-
tions, long speeches, and "Daddy,
when do we eat?"
For amber waves of grain...
Fried chicken, corn on the
cob, potato salad .and paper
plates; Betsy Ross, Johnny Tre-
main, Sons of Freedom and "no



taxation Without representation".
Colonel Travis, Davy Crockett
and one hundred, eighty more...
Tippecanoe and Tyler. too; pa-
rades with bass drums and red
uniforms, longer speeches; We,
the.people of the United States in
order to form a more perfect un-
ion. ...
For purple mountains' ma-
jesties. ...
From the Redwood Forest to
the Gulf Stream waters; bar-b-
ques, rodeos and pick-up trucks;
Bunker Hill, San Juan Hill and
Pork Chop Hill; Thomas Jefferson
and unalienable rights; the U.S.
hockey team in Lake Placid, New
York; baseball, hot dogs, mother-
hood and. apple pie; John Boy
Walton, the Lone Ranger, Clark
Kent and Dale Murphy.
Above the fruited plain... 7
Checked tablecloths and
washtubs full of ice cold Coke; a
day off, a vacation, a birthday for
all of us and it is always so hot..
.JOHN HANCOCK; dough boys in
the Argonne Forest and Ira Hayes
raises our flag on Iwo Jima; the
pride is not back 'it never left. .
.of thee I sing. .
Americal A-mer-i-c.a! ..
An eagle in flight over Mount
Rushmore, Crispus Atticus, Na-
than Hale and Uncle Sam; and
red, white and blue are my favor-
ite. colors too; George Washing-.
ton, Alvin C. York, John Wayne,
and Leon Colbert; welcome to the:
melting pot where these truths
are self-evident: That all men are
created equal. .1776, courage
and let freedom ring. Another
birthday for the Lady in the bay
and "Son, hold that Flag up high,
with reverence and pride may-
be the Supreme Court will see it.
God shed His grace on thee.
Freedom, plenty, majestic..
.that they are endowed by their
Creator with. .life, liberty, and
the' pursuit of happiness.
.flowing with milk' and honey; 7
"Boys, I can't eat another bite!"'
And bless your heart, Kate Smith;
Merle Haggard; Ole Glory; all
night sings and dinner on the
ground; if I could hear my mother
pray again; one nation, under
And crown thy good with
Good friends and family reun-
ions; united; sack races, honey-
suckle and lemonade; Articles of
Confederation; the first to fight
for right and freedom; block ice,
folding chairs, blue grass music
and more speeches; Lexington,
Concord and I. can be ready in a
minute men; a hand placed
reverently over a heart, don't ever
let it touch the ground. "Dad-
dy, where did all these flags come
from?" Patriotic, proud, thankful,
grateful stand up America and
take a bow. from sea to shin-
ing sea.
g Respectfully,


At Last.. .A Solution to One of the Great Problems of Mankind

I KNOW IT LOOKS like I pick
on Harry Lee Smith and I really
hate to do it, except he's so pick-
able it hurts sometimes.
This time, he's really made
history and has given me fodder
with which to back him in a cor-
ner: Sort of back him down, so to
I admit to drawing the same
conclusion you have drawn for
these 35 years or so I have
known Harry Lee. Actually, it
might be a little longer than that,
- because I remember back When
Harry Lee was just a kid deliver-
ing papers to make a buck or
Harry Lee had to quit when
his real "self' started coming out
and his now ingrained adult
psyche began to take hold. You
see, Harry was not old enough
then to own a vehicle. He owned

a bicycle then, which he still has,
but later purchased his pick-up
truck, which was originally a
Ford and later-30 years ago-
bought his "new" Chevrolet.
I have to.be the first to verify
that he has made up for that
small misfortune in his formative
youthful days and has kept the
vehicles he now owns until they
both-are now eligible for "antique"
automobile tags.

Lee has been the subject of some
first-rate ribbing over the years.
He has been accused of being
stingy, conservative, eccentric,
possessive and a number of other
adjectives. -
Actually, I have found out
that Harry Lee just doesn't like to
go through the hassle of trading
automobiles. Have you ever won-
dered at the time Harry Lee has
saved by not having automobile

salesmen bugging him to buy
their particular product?
And, there are so many col-
ors, models, styles, engine sizes,
combinations, extras, sizes, etc.,.
these days, you can almost pur-
chase a tailor-made car right off
the floor, if you take the time and
effort to do so. It's almost impos-
sible to meet a vehicle just like
yours coming down the street
Harry Lee says he would nev-
er be able to make up his mind .
on just which particular automo-
bile to buy. After 30 years since
his last purchase, I can believe
a while back that Harry Lee was
just demonstrating how good
American automobiles were and
he was living proof they would
last a person a lifetime, if they
just wouldn't get the itch for a
new one.

I admire Harry Lee for this
activity, if, indeed, that is the rea-
son he had held on to his old
NAPA truck and his Chevrolet se-
dan for as long as he has.
There is one place Harry Lee
and I agree. I won't buy a foreign
made automobile, even if I have
to go back to riding a bicycle. If it
isn't made in the U.S.A., a sales-
man is just wasting his time and
mine, trying to sell me.
Harry Lee has proof of Amer-
ican quality sitting in his yard.
car because the poor soul doesn't
have the money to buy a new
one. I really would not have be-
lieved that, but after he as much
as told me that was the reason, I
have to accept it as gospel.
Harry Lee didn't actually say
he was broke, but when I saw
him get out of a red sports car
with a good looking woman be-
hind the Motel at noon one day

and remarked. 'Hey, Harry, what
are you doing riding around in a
sports car with a good looking
woman?" he intimated as much.
Harry defended the lady's
choice in companions by saying
she was a relative and said the
car wasn't his. "I can't afford a
sports car!" he complained.
I told him he wasn't any bet-
ter than the rest of us. He could
just ride around in a car he
couldn't afford, holding joint
ownership with the finance com-
pany just like the rest of us do.
'What makes you think you're
special?" I asked. "It's the Ameri-
can way to hock yourself for pay-
ments you can't afford in order to
look like you have money!" I as-
sured him. "Go buy yourself a
new carl" I advised Harry.
I MUST HAVE broken
through Harry's ingrown barrier
to spending money, because he
grinned, half closed his right eye,

jammed his hands in his pockets
and said, "Chief.. ." He calls me
"chief'. "Chief," he aid. "If you'll
just sign my note sd I can borrow
the money, I'll buy me a new car!"
I heard him say it with his
own mouth. He's willing! After 30
years. Harry has said he would
buy a new car, under one condi-
tion; that I sign his note.
I'm willing to do this. The
only thing I will need is someone
to sign my note, so I can get the
collateral to sign Harry Lee's
note. So all you friends of Harry
Lee, gather around. Come willing
to put your name on the dotted
line and we'll back old Harry Lee
down and have him in a new car
before you can say, "Change of
The automobile world will be
forever in our debt and we can all
say we have surmounted the
most impossible obstacle which
ever faced modern man; getting
Harry Lee to part with his money.

St. Joseph
Date Time
July 06 1:17 p.m. H
July 07 1:45 p.m. H
July 08 2:00 p.m. H
July 09 11:06 a.m. H
July 10 6:18 a.m. H(
July 11 6:12 a.m. H
July 12 6:27 a.m. H

Bay Tide Table
Ht. Time Ht.
1.6 11:56 p.m. L .1
1.4 11:49 p.m. L .4
1.1 11:09 p.m. L .6
.9 9:06 p.m. L .7
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By Wendell Campbell

Summer Camp
It's not often I write about a specific product or company, un-
less, of course, the product or company has caused me or someone
I know a serious problem or inconvenience. Writing an endorse-
ment for a product or company is something I try to stay away
from, too. Writing about a company or product is akin to discussing.
politics or religion; it usually doesn't help and nobody wins.
Something happened to me, however, that I thought worthy of.
print; It was about .two years ago when a friend, Billy Barlow,
caught me in a weak moment and asked me if he could "visit" with
me and my wife one evening for a few minutes. I agreed and the
next evening, around 8:00 p.m., in he came. "
That was sometime before I decided that liquor anrd I didn't mix
too well. Anyway, the next morning I woke up with a terrible head-
ache and several life insurance policies clutched in my right hand,"
none of which were on me. I -could only assume he deemed me "un-
insurable" and did not write a policy on my life. He wrote.one on
everyone else in. my family, thought
The next day, after my head was. somewhat clearer, I called Billy
and asked him to come by. and explain, again, just what I had ptir-
chased. Wheri',he arrived and explained the benefits, I must admit
that I was amazed..
In addition to the low-premium Insurance, he told me that my
children were now members of the Woodmen of the World ard .were.
eligible to attend a week-long .summer camp each year at their.
camp located in Tallahassee. When I asked the cost, he replied, "I
told you last night that it was absolutely free and I can tell you still
don't believee" ..
-I sure didn't believe him! That is not until a few months later ...
94 when both my. children received papers notifying,.them 'whenh.anid
where the-camp was being held. The letter also told them what-they
should and should-not.bring with then. The only money they were
told to bring :was $10 and that was for snacks ,and it was optional.
Ten dollars! For a week of snacks?. I couldn't believe it. My:kids-
spend almost that much in a dayl! .
.The thing to do, I decided, was to let them. go that summer and
my wife and I would take them and check out this "free" summer.
.camp. If we found it unacceptable, we would bring them back;..
There's not room to. explain the W.O.W. camp and how.nice it
is. We met the camp director and were given the Grand Tour. The
camp features bunkhouses, a kitchen and dining room. that is set
aside, safe. from midnight raids, swimming, archery, boating (ca-
noes), target shooting (pellet guns), volleyball, foot-racing, three
squares-a-day, and little sleep. They- also have campfires and.sing-
a-lonrg and, one night, they have a dance.
The last day of camp, awards are given for the best in the vari-
ous activities and one award Is given for. each age group for'the
"Best Camper".
There are other benefits, to be sure. The insurance I purchased.
is cheaper because Woodmen of the World Insurance Company is a
non-profit organization. They also put the emphasis where it be-.
longs; .on children. -
It's a great benefit, their camp. Our children love..it and we feel
secure knowing they are there. I don't believe I've ever made a -bet-
ter investment.
My hat. is off to Woodmen of the World. They:are living proof
that a man never stood so tall as when he stooped to help a child.
I'm checking to see if I can attend their camp next summer.

.. y o e. K ..

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Busy La,
Port St. Joe Police Chief Carl-
Richter said this week, three men
had been arrested on various
charges as the result of a fight
which erupted on Avenue B and
Main Street Sunday morning at
about 1:50 a.m.
Richter said the fight started.
when four men-two from Port
St. Joe and two from out of
town-resumed a. grudge argu-
ment which has started several
weeks ago.
John Julius and Carlos Like-
ly of Port St. Joe got into an argu-
ment with Joseph Nettles of Ti-
tusville and Samuel Smiley of
Jacksonville. Before the alterca-
tion was to end, Michael Brown,
also of Titusville, would enter the
fray and receive several long cuts.
about' the face and under the
arnm. -.
Chief Richter said it was nev-
er made clear what the argument
was about.
The Police Chief said shortly
before the fight started; Nettles
went to his vehicle and retrieved
a nine millimeter semi-automatic
pistol and stuck it in the: waist-,
Sband of his trousers.- When the
fight got underway, Nettles' gun'
slipped but aid fell to the
ground, where it was retrieved by
Smiley, who allegedly struck Juli-
us on the head with the butt of
the pistol.
Richter said there were ..no
shots fired in the altercation but
that the pistol was now in the
custody of the Police Department.,



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The 'Police Chief said reports
that shots had been fired were er-
roneous, but that charges .were
filed against three. of. the men in-
volved. He said complaints. had
been filed, including one against.
Julius for. aggravated battery,.
Nettles .for. aggravated assault
with a firearm and against Smiley "
for aggravated battery with a fire.-
. arm .. ..-. ... ., -. '
arm. .'

Bobby F. Brown, a :Panama
City musician,. who had been
playing at the Big '10 Club- Satur-
day night, was arrested on High-
way 98, after he .left the -local
club for the night,' early Sunday
morning, and charged with pos-
sessionr of controlled substances
and' paraphernalia.
Chief Carl Richter said Brown
was stopped by officer:Tim High-
tower on a suspicion of driving
'while intoxicated ; Hightower
made a search of the vehicle and
turned up a quantity of marijua-
na, paraphernalia and traces of
cocaine and several, unidentified.
pills. ,

A fugitive from' justice, Ken-

(Continued.from Page 1)
tion and were successful in find-
'ing several drivers with illegal
substances in their possession."
Harrison said. the road-block
was set up on .Highway-98 Friday
night and on Highway 71 Satur-:
day night. .
The .county's chief law en-.
forcement official said Zone. 1i, in-
cluding. Gulf County, recovered
the second largest total of illegal
drugs of 'any Zone in' the state.:
Only Zone 6, including Broward.
.and Brevard counties recovered
more.. :
iZone 6 made 683 cases in.the
net. and Zone 1 made. 526- ar-
Srests. ,

Church Groups Support

Campaign Against Drugs

ClarenceMonette and Carl White lead a parade east on
Main Street Saturday afternoonsupporting the- campaign
against illegal drug use. The parade, sponsored: by
churches in North Port St. Joe, was endorsed and joined
by Port St. Joe Police Chief Carl Richte .-
In the lower photo, a giant sign was carried in the.pa-
rade by members of the Zion Fair Baptit Church .-
The parade ended at the baseball field on Avenue A,
.where a rally was' held featuring a speaker from Florida '.
A&M University.-. .

Sheriff Charges 3

With Poss.ess.ion..

The Gulf County Shei-iffs. De,-.
partxnent made the holiday week
:end a sad time for. three. people,
.Tuesday, when they were charged
with possession of marijuana and
other illegal substances;
S" According to Sheriff Al.Harri-
son, the three were arrested -
Tuesday. afternoon, on Highway
S71, just north of Wewahitchka .
The arrest was made after the
big state-wide "Operation Rock
Pile" of Friday and Saturday.
Arrested were Jacklyn Dar-
lene Rye and Bobby Lee Proctor,
both of Panama City and Grafton
. E. Hollis, Jr., of Wewahitchka. All
three had just come into the area
from Tennessee. .
Also apprehended .were the
1974 pick-up truck they were rid-
ing in, $300 in cash; a .25 caliber
automatic pistol and a. pound of
marijuana, which -had.. been
rolled, ready for distribution.
All three were charged with

ny Mason, was arrested during
the week end. and charged with
failure to appear for. a probation
report ..and possession of illegal-
substances 'which he was
charged with attempting, to dis-.
tribute, .- .
Mason was already under
probation on various drug.charg-
es. It was his failure to report to :
his parole officer on previous cas-
es, which resulted in Mason be-
ing arrested this week.- end, Ma-'
son's. new charges will be added-
to the ones already field against
him. Mason- s being held in-the
Gulf County jail without bond.

felony' possession of marijuafia,
felony- possession ;of marijuana
with intent to distribUte .and felo-
.niy possession of"a controlled
sbstance, "speed'.- Rye was
charged with carrying a .con-
cealed weapon, after the .25. call-.
bei pistol was found-on her per-.
son.- .. ,
At least .two of the three are
already on probation. for.similar;
offenses. : ,:
All three are currently being
held in the Gulf County Jail.

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-Children froni kindergarten
through the sixth grade will find

Yard of the Month
"Tom Johnstorn says a pretty yard doesn't the"Yard of the Month", and placed their travel-
just happen.. Johnston, who does the yard work ling sign in his yard, to let everyone know of
S' or. his wife at their recentlyr-built home at 106 their choice. In the photo above, Johnston is do'
Gautler Meiorial Way says hespends at least .'ing what he does most, pushing a lawn mower
10 hours a week working in the yard. and tenrd- over his grass an attempt to keep it trimmed
i t he needs of a picture-perfect lawn. John- and beatitiful. "'like things kept neat and order-
ston's work paid off this month as the Port St :ly," he said.
Joe Beautificatlon Committee named his yard .

Financial Aid P pers Should

be Promptly Returned to GCCC
S. : Stfdeits that have received .quire detailed documentation to: and their families to carefully,
financial aid eligibility papers for validate students' eligibility, read the Student Aid Report, Part
the .falI 1989 seester should n. many. cases, ..correction One, reviewing the data for accu-
promptly submit their papers ac-. may be required, involving resub-: .racy and completeness, .and then
wording to Dan Smith, financial mission of the papers:teo the na-. to. use Part Two according to the
:.. aid coordinator :at. .Gulf Coast-. tional processor.. Students sub-' insfructlons .:
Community College. mitting papers after 'July 15 may If the forms are correct and'
-These-eligibility papers need enIcounter, delays In 'receiving fl- complete, all three copies .should
extensive processing, and may re- nancial id and may have to seek be submitted promptly to the col-
... alternative arrangements. for fi- lege the student plans to attend,
S, .. nancing initial college costs, :. preferably in person.
Smith encouraged '.students. The. college. will inform" stu-
S:. .dents If any subsequent actions
or ie .: .. -. are necessary to receive financial
....I insurance, "-r a More information about fi-
heck wth : .'nancial aid is available at 769-
S' ..-. 551,. ext224.

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-Office: 229-6514
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for fun and learning.
For quality pre-
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S '.lMeat and Three Vegetables
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0".and bread : .25 :

..All Served with Ricei Potato
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Call for Specia of the Night.
Fried Shrimp : .......8.95
-Chicken and Veg. Stir Fry......... ....-,.7.95
- Grouper Nouveau ...-. ..... .-....8.95
Grilled Cornish Game Hens .......;....7.25
with Cream Sherry Mushroom Sauce .
Fish and Shrimp Combo 9.95-
Carved Meat, Veg, Tea & Bread $4.50
We Thank You for Your Business
HOURS: Breakfast Mon.-Suzi. 8:00 10:30
"" Lunch-Mon.-Sun. 11:00-2:00
Dinner.- Tues.-Sat. 5:00 until
Closed Sunday and Monday Nights

all kinds of things going on this
summer at Gulf County Public Li-

Mr. and Mrs. TW. Hinote, Sr.

Hinotes to Celebrate

Golden Anniversary
;- ". ", : ".L : :

Mr.. and Mrs. T.W. Hinote, Sr.
will celebrate their 50th wedding
anniversary with a reception Sat-
tirday, July 8, from 4-6 p.m. at
the Hin6te beach house .on St..
Joe Beach.: They were married in

Quicly Grill Flavorfiul Chuck Steaks
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Flavorful Salsa-Marinated Chuck Steak cooks quickly on the
outdoor grill. .
Beefs natural flavor has always been it-its flavorful, tender and juicy
best when cooked outdoors. One tasty and quick-to-cook example is,
*- Salsa-Marinated Chuck Steak. The flavorful salsa marinade in this recipe
blends tastes from Spanish and Asian cultures. '
Select"high-quality beef cuts like boneless beef: chuck shoulder steak for
outdoor grilling. To' tenderize and add flavor to the chuck steak, marinate
it at least six hours before cooking. Tenderizing marinades use acidic liquids
such as wine,, vinegar or 'lemon juice to help relax, the beef fibers.
In addition to this grilled recipe's great flavor, it is extremely convenient
to prepare. Besides containing just five ingredients, it takes only 14 to 20
minutes to grill! And for added tenderness the grilled steak-is carved into .
thin slices to serve.. -
Simple preparation, quick cooking and great taste. What more could an:
outdoor cook ask from Salsa-Marinated Chuck Steak?
-Salsa-Marinated Chuck Steak
,. 'Preparation time: 10 minutes
Marinating time: 6 to. 8 hours-or overnight, if' desired
Cooking time: 14 to 20 minutes
1- pound boneless beef chuck 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
shoulder steak, cut 1 inch 2 tablespoons hoisin' sauce
thick '. 2 teaspoons grated fresh
1/2 .cup medium salsa ginger
Combine salsa, lime. juice, hoisin sauce and ginger. Place beef chuck
shoulder steak in plastic bag or utility dish; add marinade, turning to coat.
Close bag securely or cover dish and marinate in refrigerator 6 to 8 hours
(or overnight, if desired), turning at least once. Pour off marinade; reserve.
Place steak on grid over medium coals*, and grill about 14, minutes for
rare; 20 minutes for medium, turning once. Brush with reserved marinade
occasionally. Carve steak into thin slices. 4 servings. 270 calories per serving..
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Repairs =
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1939 in Port St. Joe.
Hosting the reception will be
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Story, Mr. and
Mrs. T.W. Hinote, Jr., Mr. and
Mrs. Cecil Lyons, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Hiriote, Sr., Mr. and Mrs.
N.J. 'Casey,. Sr., Mr. and. Mrs.
H.E. Richards and Mr. and Mrs.
T.E..Parker, Jr.
SAll. friends and relatives are
invited to attend. The Hinotes re-
quest your presence only, no gifts


brary in Port St. Joe.
The free Summer Library Pro-,
gram runs from July 11 to Au--
gust 15. Flyers listing schedules.
and. special events are available,
at the library. Special programs
are on Tuesdays at 2:30 EDT.
The first program on Tuesday,
July 11, will feature Indians bof
America with Mrs: Lewis Gardner.
sharing her Indian heritage.
This year's program focuses-
on things American. Come hear..
folk -tales and tall tales,. see
moves, .sing. -songs, and play
Sgames.. .
The program. encourages
reading and learning for .fu ..
Studies have shown that young-
Ssters who read during the sum-
mer maintain or improve reading
skills.. .
For more information, call
u229-8879 at the Gulf County
Public Library. .

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Thursday was divvy up day
for the Seafood Festival spon-
sors, where the profits from
the annual affair are divided
between the Association of Re-
tired People, the Retarded Cen-
ter here in Port St. Joe and the
Bay St. Joseph Care Center rec-
reation fund.
In the photo at right, Sea-
food Festival chairman, Jerry
Stokoe is all smiles as he
presents the checks to Stiles
Brown, ARP; Sherry Bowen,
care Center recreation direc-
tor; Sharon Lipford, ARC and
Ernie Eades, Care Center ad-
Looking on'in the back. row
are, Gloria Best, ARC financial
officer, Carol Kennedy, Care
Center and Barbara Baxter,
Care Center. .
The Seafood Festival is held.
on the first Saturday in May
every year and features' crafts,
food booths, games and enter-


Bible School at Beach Baptist
Beach Baptist Chapel of St. stories, music, crafts, and re-
Joe Beach will be holding vaca- freshments will be enjoyed.
tion bible school beginning July A bus will pick up children on
10 -through 14 from 9 12 east- the beaches, in Overstreet and
em time. Highland View. Call 648-5026 for
A planned program of bible more information.

tainment. festival and has directed it eve- this year's festival were the
Stokoe, who originated the ry year, said the proceeds from largest ever recorded.


9 stalls

Port St. Joe's Rotary Club
Started its new fiscal year. to-
day with a new slate of officers,
installed last Thursday at the
close of the regular meeting.'
Retiring president, 'Alden
I Farris, turned the gavel of* the
presidency over to Dr. Jorge
San Pedro, who will lead the
club in fiscal 1989-90. Dr. San
S.- Pedro' has been a member of
.""the local club for several years
and is in his second year of ser-
vice as a director. He has also
.served a year as treasurer and
as a member of several com-!
In the photo at left, the
new officers gathered for the
passing of the gavel, as Farris
handed it over. "It has been a
good yearr" Farris said. "I
wouldn't take anything for the*
opportunity and experience of
S were her cousins, Ashley and heading up the club."
Sf' April, and her friends, Brent and From left to right, vice-
Julie Butler. ... president Pete Rosasco, secre-
She is the daughter of Mr. tary Wendell Campbell, Farris,
and Mrs. Joe Schell. Dr. San Pedro, treasurer Dick
Her grandparents are Dennis Lamberson all join in the
and Lucille Whitfield, Clarence change of leadership ceremony.
Schell, and Madeline Daugherty. Campbell is also sergeant-
S:- _-U, at-arms for the club.


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I 309 Monument Avenue Phone 227-7226

S" "Open" E" .eDayMo"nday"-Sunday
Open 7 days a *eek 5 anL. 9 p m. .
Breakfast Served from 5:00 to 9:30 a.m.

. Serving Hot Biscuits, Hash Browns, Sausage, Bacon,
Hot Cakes, Sausage Gravy, Tomato Gravy
7 Days Buf 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Cold Drinks CookIes *Milk Bread
: Evening Specials -
Mpon. -Mullet Plate...$3.50
t Tues.. catfish Plate ...4.50 Fresh
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Rebecca Renee' Schell cele-
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with a teddy bear party at her
There to help her celebrate

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Port St. Joe

Sunday School............. 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship... 7:00 p.m.
Morning Worship.......11.00a.m. Bible Study
Methodist Youth Wednesday..............9:30 a.m.
Fellowship 5:30 p.m. Thursday ..............7:30 p.m.


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The Family Church
252 Avenue-E Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone 229-8137
Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
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by FHP

The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting driver license
and vehicle inspection check-
points during the week of July 7
thru July 13 on SR-22, SR-71,
SR-30 and -CR-386 In Gulf
Recognizing the danger pre-
sented to the public by defective
vehicle equipment, Troopers will
concentrate their efforts on vehi-
cles being operated with defects
such as bad brakes, worn tires
and defective lighting equipment.
In addition, attention will be di-
rected to drivers who would vio-
late the driver license laws of
The patrol has found these
checkpoints to be an effective
means of enforcing the equipment
and driver license laws of Florida
while insuring the protection of
all motorists.

Retired Teachers
to Meet July 11

Gulf County Retired Educa-
tors will meet July 11 at 12
o'clock eastern time for their an-
nual picnic at,Sara Fite's home,
118 S. 42nd Street, Mexico
If you are a retired educator
living in Gulf County, bring a cov-
ered dish and join in.

4-H Rodeo

July 14-15

Wewahitchka 4-H Horse Club
will be sponsoring a Big River
Championship 'Rodeo July 14 and
15 at '8 p.m. CDT at T.L. James
Park in Wewahitchka.
Gulf County residents may
sign .up for the rodeo only on Sat-
urday, July 8 from 1-3 p.m. CDT
by calling Sam at 639-2592.

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Gulf County Commission

The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County. Florida met this date in special session
with the following members present: Chairman
Douglas C. Birmingham and Commissioners
.James E. Creamer. Donald B. Parker, and Nathan
Prters; Jr. Others present .were: Sheriff Al Harri-
son. Deputy Clerk Towan -Collier, Admin. Asst./
Civil Defense Director Larry Wells, and Building
Inspector De Wayne Manuel.
The meeting came to order at 7:10 p.m.
UpQn call for public comment concerning the
proposed adoption of a local option gas tax, the fol-
lowing citizens inquired about the tax:
Grady Booth inquired about the necessity
for the full 5 cents (why not 4 or 5?). Chairman
Birmingham stated that 6 cents is only a proposal
at this trime, and can be lowered even at the final
hearing,. He discussed that they started out high
because it can be lowered, but If they had started
low they could-not have raised it. Commissioner
Peters stated that he plans to move for. this
amount to be lowered. Commissioner Parker stat-
ed that he is partial to the full 6- cents because
they are going to need It. t
Ed-Bandjough inquired if 6 cents is the
highest it could be. Chairman Birmingham report-
ed that 6 cents is the maximum according to the
Grady Booth inquired about other funds
available for road paving "Chairman Birmingham
discussed that the County gets the 5th and 6th
'cent gas tax each year (approximately $320,000) of
which $230.000 is paid on their existing bond Is-
,sue and $100,000 is for emergency paving pro-
jects. He also stated that the Board will be meeting
to discuss and develop a road paving priority list.
Commissioner Creamer discussed that the bond.
issue will not be paid off for 4 1/2 more years, and
the'-100,000 each year (emergency money) will only
pave a short distance;
.- Sheriff Harrison inquired. about the finds
that were spent last year. Chairman Birmingham
stated that approximately $374.000 was spent on
various roads t year (of which $25,000 went to
each city). He also discussed letters from the City
of Wewahitchka (20%) and- the City of Port St Joe
S. OR) concerning their requested percentages.
Robert Nations inquired if the funds would
be used for new construction. Chairman Birming-
Shaul stated that the tax will be used for new con-
r.. s -ction and.for-resurfacing."'
". rady Booth inquired about whether or hot
S thlik chip trucks are paying for the damage they do
t _:. the roads. Commissioner Creamer discussed
that they-pay extra for their tags and fuel, and he
stated that the problems are caused from the
trucks being overloaded and exceeding the speed
'. limit; (need mote'. enforcement in these areas);.
SCairman Birmtingham' sated that they contribute
.to.the 5th and6t .cent gas tax. but if they deft-
nitely damage a road they can be held liable. Sher-
iff Harrtson .stated that the weight of the truck Is
the problem (faster speed does less damage).
Grady Booth'- inquired about whether or not
the tax will apply to diesel. Chairman stated that it
S... ll apply exactly as the taxes are now applied (die-
sel will exempt fat off-road users only). Mr. Booth
recommended that.the Board make the trucks pay
if they are damaging the roads. .
: Robert Nations complimented the Board on
considering 'adoption of a'fuel tax, stating he feels
it is the only fair solution. .
Chairman Birmingham thanked Mr. Eu-
ganks *for preparing the Commons Area and allow-
ing the Board to use It, and he thanked the Port,
St. Joe County Commissioners -for coming to We-
wahitchka to meet He directed Admin. Asst Wells
to write letters of appreciation to the School Super-
intendent, Board-Members, and Mr. Eubanks.
.- There being no further business, the meeting
did then adjourn
/a/ Douglas C Birmingham .
S Chairmari n .
Attest Benny C tLasur, Clerk
." he Board of County. Commissioners of.Gulf
County, Florida met this date in regular session
.with the following members- present Chairman
-Douglas "C. Birmingham 'and Commissioners.
James E. Creamer, Jimmy O0 Gortman, Donald B.
:Parker, and .Nathan Peters,. Jr.. Others present
were: Attorney William J. Rish, Deputy Clerk Tow-
an Collier. Sheriff Al Harrison. Admin. Asst/Civil
Defense Director Latry. Wells,. Building Inspector
De Wayne Manuel. Mosquito Control Director Sam
Graves, Jr., and Road Superintendent Bob Lester.
The meeting came to order at 9:01 am.
J Admin. Asst Wells opened the meeting with
prayer, and Chairman Birmingham led the Pledge
of Allegiance to the flag.
Approve Minutes'-. Upon motion by Com-
S missioner.Peters.-second by Commissioner Parker,
an-d unanimous, vote, the Board approved the min-
-utes of May 23i 1989, special and regular meet-
SReceive Bids'- Water 'Pipe Butlers Pro-
Jeit Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids for water pipe for the Butler's Project, the fol-
lowingbida were received:.
Southern Culvert o No Bid
.M '. Mid-State Drainage Products No Bid "
.Sutheast Tinber- Bridge Company No Bid
Taunton Building Supply $1.31 per foot
Apex Distributing $1.79 per foot
Davis Meter & Supply Company $.95 per
Wallace Pump nt Supply Company $1.19
:.per foot "
-Upon motion.by Commissioner Creamer, sec-
d. .dby Cotmmnissioner 'Parker, -and unanimous
"vote, the Board tabled these bids until later in the
-meeting. -
Receire Bids Fuel Storage Tank Road
Department Pursuant to advertisement to re-
ceive sealed bids for an aboveground fuel storage
tank for the -Road Department, the following bid.
was received.
Alabam2rTank. Inc. Alt 1 $1,195.00 tank
S only; Alt 2 $1.255.00 w/anti-roll bar. Alt, 3
$1.,355.00 w/6" high cradles .
S Upon motion -by Commissioner Goriman,
second by Commisdasioner Peters, and unanimous
vote, the Board tabled this bid for study and rec-
ommendation by Road. Superintendent Lester later
in-themeetitng. "
Public Hearing Close Street Beacon HI1ll
Pursuant to advertisement to hold.a.public hear- "
ing to consider closing a portion of 4th Street in
Beacon Hill, the following public comment was re-
ceived: .
Lanas Fox stated that he is in favor of the
closing if each adjoining property owner will get .
one-half of the portion that is closed. Attorney.
Rish reported that each will get one-half unless
there is a provision on the plat that states other-"
wise. -
aMarion Hough stated that. County-owned
alleys and roads should not be closed and given to
property owners.
Commissioner Creamer moved that the
Board close the following described portion of 4th
Street in Beacon Hill, and Commissioner Parker
seconded the motion:
'That certain portion of 4th Street lying be-
tween lots 17, 18, 19, & 20 of Block 21 and Lots 1
& 3 of Block 26, Beacon Hill Subdivision, -as re-
cordld in Plat-Book 1,.Page 2, in the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit.Court."- .-
Commissioner Oortman discussed that the
board'is closing too many streets and alleys, some
--of which might .b needed .in the future. Commis-
sioner Creamer discussed that he has an Idea that
might solve -this problem, which he will bring up
later in the meeting. Chairman Birmingham stated
that the Board does not have to close streets and
alleys just because it is requested. the motion then
Passed with the following vote: Chairman Birming-
ham asid Commissioners.Creamer and Parker vot-
ed yes. Commissitonersi .Gorman and Peters voted
no. (Resolution 89- 1-adopltaed)..
Public Hearing Close Alley Beacon Hill -
Pursuant to advertisement to hold a public hear-
ing to consider closing the. alley lying through
Block 21, in Beacon Hill Subdivision, the following
public comment was received: -
William Kuyper stated that he requested for
the alley to be closed because It runs through the
middle of his property, and discussed problems he -
is having concerning septic tank placement on his
.. lots.
Commissioner Creamer moved that the
S -- oardclose the-following described alley in Beacon
.Hill Subdivision, arid Commissioner Parker see'.
S- onded the motion:. '
S" 'That certain alley lying between Lotis 2, 4, 6,
B 0, 10.12, 14, 16. 18. & 20 and Lots 1, 3. 5, 7, 9,
S1 13, 15, 17, & 19, of Block 21 of Beacon Hill
Subdiviasion, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 2, in
the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court."
Commissioner Peters.stated-that he Is op-
posed to closing the County's alley because this is
valuable property. The motion then passed with
'- .the -following. vote: Chairman Birmingham and
Commlssloners Creamer and: Parker. voted yes.
Commissioner Gortmam and Peters voted no. (Res-
olution 89-13 adopted). -
SWater.Blystems -.Marion Hough stated that
she is opposed to the Board using water system
funds to help lower-a private citizen's (Butler's) In-
surance-rates. She also discussed that-some Gulf
County citizens are presently getting water from
Bay County, and stated that the Board may have
to consider extending their Beaches Water System
Sin order to service Beacon Hill. Ms. Hough stated
S '" that even though some citizens have complained
S.about the lack of chlorine in the water, the SL Joe

Treatment System is much better than the Mexico
Beach System. After discussion about the Mexico
Beach Water System having exceeded the fluoride
maximum contaminant level as set by DER's regu-
lations, she presented a magazine article to be
.placed on public record. She further stated that-
the Board. should c-nsider extending their water
system to Beacon Hill. ; .. "
S.. ch Cleanp Upon inquiry by Joe Capu-
.. ario. of Cape San lila. ut the possibility of the
County helping to clean te accumulated seaweed

from the beaches, Commissioner Creamer reported
that the County is presently working on this prob-
lem. He discussed that they have obtained a scrap-
er, but they have to wait for the Department of
Natural Resources to issue them a permit to clean
the beaches.
County Parks John Reeves presented a re-
port from the Parks Commission concerning the
County work crews. Chairman Birmingham dis-
cussed that the Board has 2 guaranteed work
crews from the Forestry Camp, and John Reeves
requested that the Board allow the crews to work
in the parks. Commissioner Creamer stated that
he would not want to tie up both crews at the
parks, because they are needed In other area as
well (dump sites, right-of-ways. etc.). .
Meeting Board Room Admin. Asst Wells
reported that the Florida Marine Fisheries Com-
mission would like to use the Board Room on June
28. 1989 (afternoon), to hold a public hearing on
the adoption of their rules. Commissioner Peters
moved that the Board allow them to use the Board
Room, and Commissioner Parker seconded the
motion. It passed with the following vote: Commis-
sioners Creamer, Parker, and Peters voted yes.
Chairman Birmingham and Commissioner Gort-
man voted no.
Resolution Peacetime Emergency Plan -
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters. second by
Commissioner Creamer and unanimous vote, the'
Board adopted Resolution 89-14, as presented by
Admin. Asst. Wells.
Rural County Fire Protection Grant Ad-
min. Asst. Wells reported that the Department of
Agriculture has advised the Board that if their pa-
perwork on the Rural County Fire Protection Grant
is in order, the County will get back $750.00 on
the Howard Creek Fire Department radios and
$1,470.00 on the air packs for the Highland View
Fire Department (one-half of the cost of each).
Property Cape San Blas Admin. Asst.
Wells discussed a request from the Department of
Natural. Resources concerning property at the
Cape. Attorney Rish reported that he is not aware
of any private properties in that area that are for
sale. Building Inspector Manuel reported that DNR
is requesting that. the Board notify them if they
change density on the property in that area, which
they are presently trying to purchase.
Civil Defense Workshop Civil Defense Di-
rector Wells requested permission to attend a Haz-
ardous Materials Training Session in Defunlak
Springs on July 10th & llth, with the State pay-
ing -the expenses. Upon motion by Commissioner
Gortman, second by Commissioner Peters, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved this request.
Ambulance. PaJ Admin. Asst Wells re-
ported that the cab and chassis for the Port St
Joe Ambulance is at Excellence, and he presented
a. breakdown of their proposal to remount the box
and refurbish, the equipment on the box
($12,558.00). He stated that they have requested a
purchase order if the Board approves this price.,
(the total price of everything will be less than
$30.000).. Commissioner Creamer moved that the
Board approve this price ($12,558.00) and Issue a ,
purchase order to Excellence. Commissioner Gort-
.man seconded the motion, and requested that
there be something in writing that this will be the
total price. After discussion, the Board agreed to
attach a letter stating that this amount is all they
agree pay. Upon vote, the motion .passed unani-
Water Quality St. Joe Beach. Marion
Hough discussed the letter from Admin. Asst.
Wells to Wesley Ramsey concerning the quality of
- the water at St Joe Beach. She stated that she
saw Kay Campbell's ( Health Department Environ-
mental Specialist) report on water drawn from the
system at St. Joe Beach which showed no chlo-
rine, and the report is on file at the Health Depart-
ment ( this Is in contrast to Mr. Well's line in the
letter that the statement made there is no chlorine
In the water Is not true). She also stated that she
objects to Theo Johnson physically performing the
test as he is the one who controls the timer on the
Water. System chlorinator (would prefer it be done
by HRS or DER).
Workman's Compensation Attorney Rish
reported that the Workmen's Comp.. Judge has
awarded a settlement to James T. Whitfield (Wewa-
hitchka Ambulance Service), and has recommend-
ed that he not return to the job he was volunteer-
ing on when injured. Chairman Birmingham
directed Admin. Asst. Wells to write to Wewahitch-
ka Ambulance Service notifying them that Mr.
-Whitfield may not return as a volunteer on the ser-
vice. .
The meeting then recessed for a short break
(9:50 a.m.). .
The meeting reconvened at 10:00 a.m.
Public Hearing Ordinance Sale of Alco-
holic Beverages Pursuant to advertisement to
hold the final public hearing to consider amending
the County's present ordinance regulating the
hours of sale of alcoholic beverages (to also ban
sale between the hours of 7:00 am. and 1:00 p.m.
on Sunday), the following public comment was re-
Marion Hough stated that she is opposed to
the ordinance change as it is a violation of consti-
tutional rights to allow the "mob" to persuade
them to cut the hours of sale of alcoholic beverag-
es by free enterprise. She requested that the Board
take no action on this ordinance.
Sheriff Al Harrison stated that he is in favor
of this ordinance and discussed that this is not to
tell people when they can or cannot drink, but to
regulate the hours of sale.
Charles Clardy stated that he is in favor of
the ordinance and discussed that his opinion is
not expressed because of religion, but as a father
whose son was killed by a drunk driver. He stated
that the victims of drunk drivers have no constitu-
tional rights, and suggested that all establish-
ments serving alcohol close at 9:00 p.m. dally.
Commissioner Gortman stated that f he is
called a part of the "mob" it does not matter, be-
cause something needs to be" done about the
drinking problem in Gulf County.
Reverend William Smith stated that he is in
favor of this ordinance, (except it should- be
banned all day on Sundays). and stated that the-
County should be working toward completely ban-
ning the sale of alcohol in Gulf County.
Chairman Birmingham stated that the Board
has not voted on this issue, nor does he know how
the vote will turn out even though it has been ru-.
mored that people know how the Board is going to
Allie Giraftis stated that he is opposed to
the proposed ordinance because the people should
have the choice to go about their business the way
they want to.. He requested that the Board leave
the hours as they are.
Emory Stephens stated that all of this is
unnecessary because the Commissioners were
elected in good faith to take care of these matters.
He discussed that the Board should decide on this
without the input of the religious groups and busi-
ness groups.
After discussion by the Attorney, Commis-
sioner Gortman substitutely moved that the Board
amend the proposed ordinance to ban the sale of
alcoholic beverages all day on Sundays. The mo-
tion died for lack of a second. Commissioner Pe-
ters moved that the Board adopt the Proposed or-
dinance 89-3 as presented. Commissioner
Creamer seconded the motion, and it' passed with
the following vote: Commissioners.Creamer, Park-
er, and Peters voted yes. Chairman Birmingham
and Commissioner Gortman voted no.
Upon inquiry about the effective date of im-
plementation -of the ordinance, Attorney Rish re-
ported that the Clerk should advise the Sheriff
when it is filed with the State. Chairman Birming-
ham directed Admin. Asst. Wells to keep close con-
tact with the Clerk's Office concerning this matter
to find out when it is in effect so notices can be
sent to the alcoholic beverages license holders.
Sheriff Harrison reported that he has a'list of who
holds beverage licenses within the County.
The meeting recessed for a short break
(10;45 a.m.).
The meeting reconvened at 11:00 a.m.
Sale of Alcoholic Beverages Chairman
Birmingham gave the Chair to Vice Chairman Pe-
ters, and moved that the Board place this question
(of whether or not to ban the sale of alcoholic bev-
erages all day. on Sundays) in straw ballot form on
the 1990 ballot Commissioner Parker seconded
the motion. Upon inquiry by Commissioner Gort-
man and after discussion, Commissioner Birming-
ham included in his motion that this will be placed
Son the general election ballot in November of 1990.
- Upon vote, the motion passed unmahnimously. Chair-
man Peters returned the Chair to Commissioner
Birmingham. Upon further Inquiry by Commis-
sioner Gortman, Chairman Birmingham stated
that if the public presents a proper petition with
the required signatures, the Board would have to
hold a special referendum to consider whether the
Courity would be wet or dry (to determine if the
County will sell alcoholic beverages at all), -
Work Crews Gulf Forestry Camp Chair-
man Birmingham stated that the Board requested
for Mr. Anderson and Major Allgood to be here so
they can find out what is going on with the Forest-
ry Camp work crews (what can be expected and
what, cannot be expected). Major Allgood, of the
Department of Corrections, stated that there are 2
supervised work crews available in Gulf County
daily. le also discussed a contract for interagency
squads, through which the County would provide
trained supervisors and transportation. He re-
quested that the Board have I contact person for
the work assignments for the crews. Chairman
Birmingham stated that these 2 crews are the
ones that Mr. Reeves requested to work in the

parks. Commissioner Creamer stated that he is
not opposed to the crews helping, but he does not
want to tic them up in just the parks. John Reeves
stated that the Parks Commission would like to
see a commitment to the. parksF until they are
cleaned out meeting at 11:08 am.> oes Ander4on. of the Divi-
sion of Forestry, discussedthAt-Kthe-rork crews
were established for their bile' andf.they can assist
the Countis, municipalities, etc. as- time pcrmts,.
f. te stated that they cannot commit a specified

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terms voted yes. Commissioner Gortman voted no.
Commissioner Creamer further discussed that the
County will make their money back from the con-
nection fees that each unit will have to pay.
Solid Waste. Grant/Scales Building In-
spector Manuel reported that the funds from the
Small Counties Grant have been received (to be
used to purchase scales), and the Board needs to
advertise to receive bids for the scale. Chairman
Birmingham gave the Chair to Vice Chairman Pe-
ters, and moved that the Board authorize Building
Inspector Manuel to obtain the specifications to
advertise for a set of used scales. Commissioner
Gortman seconded the motion. Upon" inquiry by
Chairman Peters about the legality of purchasing
scales with these funds, Commissioner Gortman
stated that the scales are. what the grant is for.
Building. Inspector Manuel also stated that a re-
port of the weights will be required next year in.or
der for the County to get the recycling grant. Upon
vote, the motion passed unanimously. Chairman
Peters returned the Chair to Comnilssioner Birm-
ingham. Chairman Birmingham directed Attorney
Rh tocontnu tcontinuetrying to get permission forth
County to be exempt from purchasing scales" ..



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number of crews'or days, but they also need I
contract .person for when thby can assist the
County. Mr. Anderson reported that Billy Rober-
son Is their contact person for these projects and
stated that they presently have 9 crews.

After discussion by Mr. Reeves about the need for
at least 1 crew, Chairman Birminghamin stated that
he will be the contact person lor the County.
Chairman Birmingham directed Road Superinten-
dent Lester to pinpoint the public boat landings,
parks, and County right-of-ways on a County map,
and Mosquito Control Director Graves to pinpoint
the garbage collection sites on a county map, both
of which will be provided to David Lawrence (con-
. tact person with the Department of Correction -
Gulf Forestry Camp). After discussion about the
required training for supervisors (16-40 hours).
Major Allgood stated that the Department of Cor-
rections would be liable for the prisoners even if
they were supervised by a trained County employ-
ee. Chairman Birmingham stated that the Board
has agreed that any work crews from the Division
of Forestry will be sent to the parks, and that I of
the crews from the Department of Corrections will
be sent to the parks on a regular basis. He also
stated that Mr. Reeves should submit the park
plans to him and he will present them to theprop-
er parties. John Reeves reported that Ronald Pick-
ett has agreed to donate an old culvert to the
County for use at the C30 park, and requested a
letter of appreciation to him. Chairman Birming-
ham directed Deputy Clerk Collier to write this let-
ter and letters of appreciation to Senator Bruner
and Representative Trammel for their efforts in try-
ing to obtain line item appropriations for the Salt-
nas (C30) Park.
Class I Landfill & Compactor Site We-
wahitchla Ella Brown, of Baskerville-Donovan
Engineers, appeared before the Board to present a
schematic of the Class in landfill property in We
wahitchka, and discussed that the quad-sheet on
this property shows" a wetlands-(low area). She
stated that in the best interest of the County, she
relocated the Class Ill landfill site to the front of
the property, but it can be changed back at no
cost to the County. Upon inquiry. Ms. Brown stat-
ed that if DER finds that the wet area is Jurisdtc-
tional, the landfill must stay 200 feet away from It.
Ralph Rish stated that everything that was origi-
nally planned can still go on this site. After discus-
sion that the compactor station needs to be up
front (close to the road) so the operator can control
what comes into the landfill, Ms. Brown inquired
about reducing the buffer area in the front: The
Board agreed to leave the 200-foot buffer as it is.
Chairman Birmingham then gave the Chair to Vice
Chairman Peters, and moved that the Board au-
thorize the expenditure of $100:to have DER check
this "wet'-area to see if It Is a jurisdictional wet-
lands. Commissioner Creamer seconded the mo-
tion. After discussion about the property and the
-deed, Commissioner Gortman substitutely moved
to table this matter until after lunch. Commission-
er Creamer seconded the substitute motion. After
discussion. Commissioner Creamer withdrew his
second and Commissioner Gortman withdrew his
substitute motion. After further discussion about
site locations on the property, the original motion
passed unanimously. Chairman Peters returned
the Chair to Commissioner-Birmingham.
Award Bid Fuel Storage Tank Road De-
partment Road Superintendent Lester recom-
mended that the Board accept the 3rd option bid
from Alabama Tanks, In the- amount of $1;31,5.00
(6-inch cradle) for the aboveground fuel storage
tank. Upon motion by Commissioner Gorbman.
second by Commissioner Creamer, and unanl-
mous vote, the Board approved this recommenda-
Road Paving Road Superintendent Lester
recommended that the Board stay within 800 feet
when assigning roads for his department to pave.
He also reported that the cost for his department
to pave approximately one-half of a mile was
$8,361.00 ($3,790 for the roughing material and
$4,571 for the asphalt material the fill dirt was
itoad.Department Employee Road Super.
Intendent Lester requested permission to move Bill
Nunery up to a regular grass cutter and truck driv-
er's pay ($7.65 per hour). Upon motion by Com-
missioner Peters, second by Commissioner Cream-
er, and'unanimous vote, the Board approved this
The meeting then recessed for lunch (12:00
The meeting reconvened at 1:30 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing County Upon in-
quiry by Bill Parker. Attorney RIsh reported that
he Is working to try to have someone from the De-
partment of Natural Resources at the next Board
meeting. Mr. Parker also discussed that buckets
and aluminum cans were confiscated from his
boat, but he is unable to get them'back even
though he has a court order for them to be re-
turned to him.
Fire Truck & Fire Department Funds -
Chairman Birmingham stated that the County has
a 4-wheel drive truck for 1 department and
$30,000 that needs to be distributed to 2 fire de-
partments. He stated that South Gulf County has
agreed that if they can have the 4-wheel drive
truck (needed in the sandy areas), they will stay
out of 0 fong for the $30,000 for this year.
Chairman Birmingham then gave the Chair to Vice
Chairman Peters. and moved that the Board draw
straws to decide which 2 departments can borrow
$15,000 each, and that the Board write all of the.
departments involved to notify them that this will
be done again next year for those who did not get
It this year. He-also included that the letter should
state that the funds must be paid back through
the fire taxes at a minimum rate of $1,000 each
year, and that the money can be carried over until
next budget year if the departments cannot spend -
it this year. Commissioner Creamer seconded the
motion for discussion. After discussion about the
4-wheel drive truck that the Board now has. the
motion passed unanimously. -Chairman Peters re-
turned the Chair to Commissioner. Binrmngham.
Commissioner Parker moved that the board give
the 4-wheel drive. fire truck to South Gulf County,
and draw 2 names for allocation -of the $30,000.
Commissioner Creamer seconded the motion, and
It passed unanimously. Upon placing the Highland
View, Howard Creek, Overstreet. and White City
names in a box. Laura Cassels drew out (random-
ly) the Overstreet and White City departments.
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, second by
commissioner Parker,. and unanimous vote, the
Board agreed to accept these 2 departments as the
recipients of the. funds. Chairman Birmingham
stated that the Board would draw from the other 2
names, if one of these departments does not-want
the funds this year, and he also stated that the
Board should consider trying to fund all 3 -of the
remaining departments in next year's budget
(Highland View, Howard Creek, and South Gulf
Class III Landfill & Compactor Site We-
wahitchka After discussion by the Board about
location of the compactor site and the landfill .on
the property at Wewahttchka. they agreed for the
compactor to be placed on the Northwest corner of
the property (where it was originally proposed).
Five Points Landfill Mosquito Control Di-
rector Graves reported that they have only 2 slits
left in 5 Points Landfill, and Inquired about pur-
chasing more property. Upon motion by Commis-
sloner Creamer, second by Commissioner Parker.
and unanimous vote, the Board agreed for Mr.
Graves to contact St. Joe Paper Company to see if
they will sell the County the additional 10 acres in
that area.
Bus Transport Prisoners Mosquito Con'
trol Director Graves reported that the School
Board gave the County a bus, and Inquired as.to "'
whether or not the Board would like to fix it up to
use for hauling prisoners (needs painting, wheels,
tires, and battery). After discussion about the
State's supervisory training course and their re-
quirements (restroom), Commissioner Creamer
stated that he will contact Mr. Earley to see if he
can get back the wheels for the bus. After further
discussion, the Board directed Mosquito Control
Director Graves to get a cost estimate for prepar-
ing the bus for use, and to contact the Department
of Corrections to find out If a restroom facility if re-
Permit-Beach Cleaning Mosquito Control
Director Graves reported that a representative
from the Department of Natural Resources will be
here either today or tomorrow to discuss a permit
for the County to clean the beaches. The Board
agreed for Mr. Graves to request at least a 1-year
permit, or an indefinite one if It is available.
Beaches Water system Building Inspector
Manuel reported that per Commissioner Creamer's
request he has obtained 2 estimates for 6-intoch
casings which will be Jacked under Highway 98 to
provide water to the other side (at St Joe Beach).
He reported that his estimates were $24 per linear
Toot and $30 per linear foot After discussion about
the construction of new houses on the "beach" side
of-the road aird the need to provide them with wa-
ter (to be paid from the Water System funds), com-
missioner Creamer moved that the-Board proceed
with this project (purchasing pipe casing for $24
per linear foot). Commissioner Parker seconded
the motion, and after discussion the motion
passed with the following vote: Chairman Birming-
am and Commissioners Creamer, Parker, and Pe-

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Attend School

Gulf State Park Resort in Gulf
Shores, Alabama, was bustling
with excitement and anticipation
as yearbook staffs and advisors
form Alabama and Florida con-
verged for a four-day yearbook
workshop, June 18-21.
Gulf Coast Yearbook Work-
shops, Inc. staged the event in
which Wewahitchka High School,
one of only four Florida schools in
attendance, was represented by
staff members Tammy Lanier and
Angela-Goodrich, along with ad-
visor, Karen Collins.
The staffs were offered the
-most highly qualified instruction
necessary to build a solid year-
book program. The week consist-
ed of informative and creative
idea sessions, hands-on assign-
ments and.group/individual com--

Pvt. Waring Murdock

Pvt. Murdock


Combat Course

Pvt. Waring E. Murdock Jr.
has completed a combat engineer
course at the U.S. Army Training
Center at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
During the course, students
were trained in the techniques of
road and bridge building, camou-
flage and demolition. They also
received instruction in combat
squad tactics as well as in the
use of infantry weapons.
Murdock is the son of Evelyn
B. and Waring E. Murdock of Port
St. Joe.


Amn. Kim Williams

Williams Graduates

Air Force Training

Airman 1st Class Kimberly B.
Williams, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James E. Brown. of -Lynn
Haven, has graduated from Air
Force basic training at Lackland
Air Force Base, Texas.
During the six weeks of train-
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customs and received special
training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who com-
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toward an associate degree
through the community college- of
the Air Force.
Her husband, Robert, is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E.
Williams of Wewahitchka.
She is a 1982 graduate of A.
Crawford Mosley High School;
Panama City.
The airman received an asso-
ciate- degree in .1986 from Gulf
Coast Community College.

Singles Club

Sponsoring Dance

The Blountstown Singles
Club is sponsoring a dance on
Friday, July 7 from 7:30 p.m. to
11:30 p.m. CDT. The dance will
be held at the Civic Center in
Blountstown. Music will be by
Sonny Morris and the Country
Gold: Band. Come on out and
have some Turi. Door prizes will
-be awarded. -.

From left, Karen Collins, advisor; Tammy Lanier and Angela


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scallops crowd-
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ble boat land-
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bay during the
weekend with
the Fifth Street
landing and
Simmons Bayou
spots the most
During the
evening fire-
works drew
crowds back to
the bay to
watch a giant

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Area Cance

Duck Race ,
The -Gulf County division of
the Anmerican Cancer Society will.
Sbe sponsoring -a Duck Race on
July 25 at 6:30 p.m..CST at Ship-
wreck Island, Panama City
Beach. Tickets are on sale locally
:.: '' a t Florida National Bank,. Citizens
Federal Savings and Loan Associ-
S-ation and Wewahitchka ,State
T : Tikets are $5.00 and you
eed ot be present to win. Prizes
will be given to first through sixth
S:placewinners. Prizes:inelude:
S 1st -. San Francisco. vacation
S: for two (4 days, 3 nights, includes
airfares. and hotel accommoda-
S .. tions).. .
S: 2nd -Color Television
S3rd Sports Park Member-
ship (1 year).
4th Stered Cassette Player
5th Paul Brent Painting -

?L n Us'..e' ,- ..-. / -
The Gulf County Comprehen-
sive Plan Committee will meet on
Friday, July 7, at 10:30 am. at
the Motel St. Joe Restaurant (up-
.stairs). The scheduled topic for
discussion will be land use desig-
nations. for the Future Land Use
Element of the County Compre-
Sfiensive Plan.'


Teresa Gay Johnson
Teresa Gay Johnson of Port Paige Johnson Sherrill and her
St. Joe died Monday, July 3 at husband, Steve, of Mather Air
8:45 p.m. in Gulf Coast Hospital, Force Base, Sacramniento, Califor-
Panama City, after an extended nia; and Julie Johnson of Port St.
illness. Mrs. Johnson was a na- Joe; one great grandchild, Jenni-
tive of Terrell County, Georgia, fer Sherrill, of Sacramento, Call-
and moved to Port St. Joe in fornia. She is also survived by
1941 as a .young bride with her four sisters, Elizabeth Miller of
husband, Walter F. Johnson, who Dawson, Georgia, Carolyn Holly
preceded her in death. She had of Albany Georgia, Sue Carlyle of
been employed with the Gulf Bronwood, Georgia, and Louise
County School System for 20 Jenkins of Preston, Georgia, and
years at Port St. Joe Elementary numerous nieces and nephews.
School and retired at the end of Funeral services were held at
the 1988-89 session. the First Methodist Church of
Upon- her retirement the Port St. Joe with Reverend Baxley
school Year Book was dedicated officiating. Interment followed at
in her honor to "Miss Teresa" as Holly Hill Cemetery. Active pall-
she was affectionately known by bearers were Tommy Luster, Billy
past and present students. Ray Richter, Jimmy Daniels, Ter-
She had previously worked as. ry Parrish, Ralph Swatts, Billy
secretary-receptionist for Dr. Joe Howell, Paul Gilbert, Ernest Low-
Hendrix; served as secretary to ery Jr., Phil Earley, and Jim Bea-
her church and was co-owner man.
and operator of "Happy Land Kin- Arrangements were by Gil-
dergarten" for many years. more Funeral Home.
She is survived by one son,
J.W. "Jimmy" Johnson and his Ohn M W hite
wife, Cheryl; two grandchildren, .

r Society Sponsoring

at Shipwreck Island

McKenzie Park T-shirts advertising the race
6th Newberry Optical are $8.00. Please call 227-7433
$100.00 gift certificate toward a or 229-6054 to reserve your t-
pair of sunglasses._ shirt. -

Gulf Aire Property Owners ..

Plan Association Meeting

The Board of Directors of Gulf
Aire Property Owiners Association,
Inc. will hold a regularly sched-
uled meeting on Wednesday, July
12. at 7:00..p.mi. )eastern. The
meeting location will be the
Beaches Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment community Center. This
meeting.is restricted to members

Ministers Holding
Fish Fry July 10

A fish: .fry for area ministers
and their wives;, is being spon-
sored by the Port St. Joe Ministe-
rial Association Monday, July 10
at 12 noon, according to Jeff
Bowden, secretary-treasurer.
The dinner meeting will be
held at the Treasure Bay Lodge
on Highway C-30. The fish fry is
one of a series of social gather-
ings the Ministerial Association
has planned for the year.

of the Gulf Aire Property Associa-
tion, Inc. Any member or individ-
ual wishing to be placed on the.
agenda should contact Charles
York, President, at 648-8404 or
any officer as follows: Tim Nelson,
Ellen Allemore, or Ned Ailes.
Attention on this month's
agenda will be focused upon.dis-
cussion of the Gulf Aire wastewa-
ter treatment plant rates. Other
agenda items will also be covered.
All Association members are en-
couraged to be present.

'Truth In Action"

at Faith Bible
'Truth in Action", a drama
team of young people from Bob
Jones University will present a
program at Faith Bible Church,
Saturday, July 8, at 7 p.m. Faith
Bible Church extends an invita-
tion to all to join them at this
christian drama presentation.

- Public Notices-

CASE NO.: 89-65
SOCIATION, a corporation organized and existing
Sunder the laws of the United States of America.
Sband and wife,
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final
Judgment dated June 19, 1989 in the above-styled
cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the front door ofthe Gulf County Court-
house, Port St. Joe, Gulf County, Florida, at 11:00
a.m. on the 24th day of July, 1989, the following
described property:
Villa 2G-2 in Parcel 2G of CAPE
SANDS LANDING, which consists of
the following portion of Lot Two (2).
the plat thereof as recorded in Plat
Book 3. pages 20, 21. and 22. Public

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Records of Gulf County, Florida.
A. Fee simple title to the following
described parcel of land together with
the improvements located thereon (the
following consisting of the Villa's resi-
dence building and the land on which
It is located);
Commencing at the SE comer of Lot 2,
SAN BIAS ESTATES, as per plat there-
of recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 20 to
22, 'Public- Records" of Gulf County,
Florida; thence S. 69'45'05'W., along
the Southerly line of said JLot 2. for
405.00 feet; thence N. 20 14'55'W.,
65.00 feet; thence S. 6945'05W., 0.88
feeL, thence S. 1808'41'W., 62.06
feet, thence N. 71*440'6W., 26.065
feet for the Point of Beginning: thence
continue N. 71*44'06'W., 26.065 feet;
thence N. 18*08'41"E., 62.06 'feet;
thence S. 7144'06"E., 26.065 feet;
thence S. 18*08;'41'W., 62.06 feet to
the Point of Beginning. '
B. A one-half undivided fee simple
interest as tenant in common with the
adjacent Villa-owner in the parcel le-


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gaily described as follows (being the
Common Area): Commencing at the SE
corner of Lot 2, SAN BIAS ESTATES.
as per plat thereof recorded in Plat
Book 3, pages 20 to 22, Public Records
of Gulf county, Florida; thence S.
6945'05"W., along the Southerly line
of said Lot 2, a distance of 405.00 feet
for the Point of Beginning: thence con-
tinue S. 69"45'05" W., along, said
Southerly line for the 81.00 feet;
thence N. 2014'55'W.. 122.00 feet to a
point on the Northerly line of said Lot
2; thence N. 6945'05"E., along said
Northerly line for 81.00 feet; thence S.
2014'55"E., 122.00 feet to the Point of
Beginning; rThe Northerly 15.00 feet of
the above described property being
subject to an easement.for the purpose
of ingress and egress); LESS Com-
mencing at the SE corner of Lot 2, SAN
BLAS ESTATES, as per plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 3, pages 20 to 22.
Public Records of Gulf County. Florida;
thence S. 6945'05W., along the
Southerly line of said Lot 2 for 405.00
feet; thence N. 20*14'55"W., 65.00 feet;
thence S. 69*4505W.. 0.88 feet for the
Point of Beginning; thence S.
1808'41'W., 26.06 feet; thence N.
71"44'06W., 26.065 feet; thence N.
18-08'41"E., 62.06 feet; thence S.
7144'6"E., 26.065 feet to the Point of
Beginning; and LESS Commencing at
the SE corner of Lot 2, SAN BIAS ES-
TATES, as per plat thereof recorded in
Plat Book 3, pages 20 to. 22, Public
Records of Gulf County. Florida;
thence S. 18"08'41'W.. along the
Southerly line of said Lot 2 for 405.00
feet; thence N. 20W14'56'W., 65.00 feet;
thence S. 6945'05W., 0.88 feet;
thence S. 18*08'41'W., 62.06 feet;
thence N. 7144'06'W., 26.065 feet for
the Point of Beginning; thence contin-
ue N. 71*44'06'W., 26.065 feet; thence
N. 18*08'41"E., 62.06 feet; thence S.
7144'06"E., 26.065 feet; thence S.
18o08'41'W.. 62.06 feet to the Point of
DATED this 20 day of June, 1989.
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
S Deputy Clerk
Publish: July 6 and 13, 1989.

John Marvin White, 70, of
Port St. Joe, died suddenly Friday
evening in a Bay County hospital.
He was a veteran of World War II,
having served in the U.S. Marine
Corps as a platoon sergeant at
Guadalcanal, where he received a
Purple Heart. He attended Troy
State .University and was a mor-
tuary science graduate of Eckells
College. He worked as a funeral
director in Pennsylvania and Flor-
ida before starting work at Port
St. Joe Paper Co. He worked as a
supervisor at St. Joe for several
years until retirement.
He .is survived by his wife,
Dorothy E. White of Port St. Joe;
sons, Michael T. White of Atlanta,
Georgia, John S. White of Boni-
fay, Arthur P. White of Port St.
Joe, the Rev. Scott C. White of
Dothan, Alabama, and Mickey
White of Portsmouth, New Hamp-
shire; daughters, Peggy Weaver
and Susan E. White, both of Port
St. Joe, and Sandy White of
Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and
one sister, Jeanette James of
Montgomery, Alabama.
Services were held Monday at
the First Baptist Church of Port
St. Joe with the Rev. Howard
Browning and Dr. Jerry Grand-
staff officiating. Burial was at
Holly Hills Cemetery with full mil-
itary honors accorded by the Tyn-
dall Air Force Base honor guard.
Arrangements were by Gil-
more Funeral Home.

James Dumas Jr.

James L. Dumas Jr., 39, Port
St. Joe, died Thursday at Bay
Medical Center after a long ill-
ness. Dumas was a lifelong resi-
dent of Port St. Joe and was a
member of the New Bethel A.M.E.
Church. He is survived by his fa-
ther and stepmother, Mr. and
Mrs. James L. Dumas Sr.; a
grandmother, Gertrude Jackson
of Panama City; one brother, An-
thony Dumas of Port St. Joe; two
stepbrothers, Richard' James of
Port St. Joe, and Donald James
of San Francisco, California; sis-
ters, Rosa L. Davis and her hus-
band Samuel, of Panama City,
and Carolyn Dumas of Washing-
ton D.C.; stepsisters, Carolyn P.
Moore, Washington, D.C., Diana
James of Silver Springs, Mary-
land, and Elizabeth Scheffield, of
Maryland; two uncles, Willie
Frank Miller, Macon, Georgia,

and Gus Frazier Miller of Port St.
Joe; two aunts, Ida Jean Con-
nors, Lynn Haven, and Lois
Schackelford, Port St. Joe.
Funeral services were held
Monday at the New Bethel A.M.E.
Church with the Rev. William
Collier officiating. Burial was in
the Forest Hill Cemetery of Port
St. Joe.
Arrangements were by Gil-
more Funeral Home.

Norris Langston

Norris Langston, 35, of Port
St. Joe, passed away Wednesday
in Bay Medical Center. He was a
native and lifelong resident of
Port T. Joe, and worked in the
power department of St. Joe For-
est Products Company. He was a
member of the Zion Fair Baptist
Survivors include his wife,
Beverly; one son, Reginald; two
daughters, Tosheka and Rashet-
ta, all of Port St. Joe; two broth-
ers, David Langston, Port St. Joe,
and Willie White, Chattahoochee;
his grandmother, Gertrude Jack-
son, Panama City.
Funeral services were held
Wednesday at Zion Fair Baptist
Church. Interment followed in
Forest Hill Cemetery.
All services were under the di-
rection of Comforter Funeral

Alex McPherson

Alex Lee McPherson, 79, of
Taft, Tennessee, died in a Hunts-
ville, Alabama hospital on June
Survivors include one son,
Dwight McPherson, of Taft, Ten-.
nessee; one daughter, Mrs. Eris
Farmer of Forsyth, Georgia; five
grandchildren; one great grand-
child; two sisters, Mrs. Lois Pres-.
ton of Panama City and Mrs. El-
wyn Blount of Port St. Joe. Alex
was a regular visitor to. this area
and had many friends here.
Alex was a native of Syca-


News From the

Pfc. Kimble



Marine Pfc. Gabriel M. Kim-
ble, son of Charlie M. and Mary
A. Kimble of Port St. Joe, recently
completed the Automotive Organ-
izational Maintenance Course.
During the course conducted
at Marine Corps Base Camp Le-
jeune, N.C., Kimble received the
technical skills to efficiently per-
form inspections, diagnostic
tests, adjustments, services and
repairs to tactical motor transport
equipment under garrison or field
operating conditions.
A 1988 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School, he joined the
Marine Corps in August 1988.

Linton Arrives
for Duty
Army Spec. Cecil E. Linton
*Jr., son of Cecil E. Linton Sr. of
Wewahitchka, has arrived for
duty at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Linton is a utilities equipment
repairer with the 121st Signal
The soldier is a 1985 gradu-
ate of Port St. Joe High School.

more, Florida. Memorial services
will be held at the Old Methodist
Church of Sycamore on Saturday,
July 8, 2 o'clock .p.m. E.S.T.
Anyone wishing to, may make
contributions to:
Florida Division of Services for
the Blind
2540 Executive Center Circle W
Tallahassee, FL 32399



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With trade-in
After Rebate
Through July 31st.

These Local Service Outlets
Gay's & Levins Chevron
The Tread Mill
Repair NAPA Auto Parts

The Gulf County School Board, Transporta-
tion Department, will receive bids on tires and
tubes until 9:00 AM ET, July 20, 1989.
Interested bidders may pick up bid request/
specification quotation sheets at the Port St Joe
Bus Barn.
For additional information contact Chris Ear-
ley, 227-1204.
The Gulf County School Board reserves .the
right to reject any/all bids.
Publish: July 6 and 13, 1989.
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to. Sec-
tion 865.09, Florida Statutes, the undersigned per-
sons Intend. to register with the Clerk of Court,
Gulf County. Florida. four weeks after the first
Publication of this notice, the fictitious name or
trade name under which they will be engaged in
business and in which said business is to be car-
ried on, to-wit:
COMPANY NAME: Kids Kountry Day Care
LOCATION: Corner of River and 4th Street
ADDRESS: Rt. 1 Box 625, Wewahltchka, FL
OWNER: Velvet Marie Easter
Publish: July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 1989.
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Sec-
tion 865.09, Florida Statutes, the undersigned per-
sons intend to register with the Clerk of Court,
Gulf County. Florida. four weeks after the first
publication of this notice, the fictitious name or
trade name under which they will be engaged in
business and in which said business is to be car-
ried on, to-wit:
COMPANY NAME: Mark's CleaningService
ADDRESS: P.O.. Box .13361.; Mexico Beach,
OWNER- Mark Gore
Publish: July 6,' 13;-20, and 27. 1989. '. -



Taylor's Marine,5-"-
402 Monument Ave. Phone 229-6975

216 Monument Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
227-1291 1


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Florida Power

Rebuilds Service

Flobrida Power Corporation is in the middle of an improvement
program here in Port St Joe, which will result in more reliable
electric power service, according to Mike McDonald, local FPC
"Actually, this is just a continuation of a project we started
some time ago, to improve on the service loop which distributes
power.throughout the city," McDonald said.
The current project involves replacing the main transmission
line on Long Avenue between Fifth Street to 19th Street "'We're
replacing old. poles and installing heavier transmission lines ca-
pable of carrying a heavier load to our customers to serve their
growing needs," McDonald said. "In addition, we're making im-
provements in the service loop which allows one section to take
up the load when there's failure in the distribution system and
also break down service areas, more so an outage won't affect
so much of the city,at one time."
McDonald said the poles being replaced may look perfectly
OK and some of them may.not appear to be very old. "These
poles are dated," McDonald said,. "and some of them were in-
stalled in 1938 and 1939." The local manager said area service
should be more dependable 'when the present project is complet-
ed. In the meantime,.FPC would appreciate it if drivers would be
a little careful as they travel in the work area.

fewer flower panicles. Applica-
tions of 8-8-8 or 10-10-10 fertiliz-
er in early spring at the rate of. 1
to 2 pounds per 100 square feet
of planting bed may be beneficial
to established plants, especially
those growing in poor soils.
Mulches of pine bark or hard-
wood chips are beneficial in re-
taining soil moisture and mini-
mizing soil temperature
fluctuations during the summer.
c Heavy pruning must be done
each year, if large specimen type
blooms are desired. However, one
of the most fascinating aspects of
the crape myrtle is its unusual
plant form. When the form is de-
stroyed by severe pruning, then
the blooms .will be all that re-
mains for one. to enjoy. By a se-
lective method of- pruning, the.
unusual sculptured form flowers
and colorful foliage make it a
plant with year-round charm.'
Frequently crape myrtle is at-
tacked by aphids and the white
fly. Aphids are small green col-
ored lice-like insects that suck.
* the sap and cause small mal-.
formed leaves. The white fly arid
aphids excrete a honeydew mate-
rial on which a black fungus
(sooty mold) lives. Both aphids

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"The Exciting Place to Worship"

First Baptist Church

102 Thfrd; teret
Port St. JoB,:Florla


Crape Myrtle

In Full Bloom

A Hardy Blooming Shrub

Adapted to This Part of State

Consolidated Electric Supply

Has moved to a new location at the corner of 4th Street
and Reid Avenue, downtown Port St. Joe
We are expanding our facilities and stock to supply the
growing electrical needs of the St. Joe, Wewahitchka, and
Apalachicola area.
A delivery truck services the Wewahitchka area every
Tuesday and Apalachicola, Eastpoint area every Wednes-

Phone in orders welcomed by Herb or Bruce at

No job is too big or too small.

Bids accepted on residential, commercial and industrial
4TC 6/22.7113/89
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229-6353 .

For the Elderly and Disabled


Rent Based Upor Income.

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By Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Director
The Crape Myrtle is one of the
most rewarding small trees or
large shrubs for the landscape.
Its ease of propagation, long
blooming period and ability to
grow under nearly every soil con-
dition make the crape myrtle a
widely used and a greatly ad-
mired ornamental. My informa-
tion for this article was provided
by Extension Horticulturist Dr.
Robert J. Black with IFAS at the
University of Florida.
The flowering season for
crape myrtle begins in June or
July, and continues until fall.
Each long cluster of flowers (pani-
cle) is composed of hundreds of
one to two-inch red, pink, white,
lavender or purple flowers. Leaves
are often garnet tinged In the
spring, glossy dark green in the
summer and dull to intense yel-
low, orange or red in the autumn.
When the leaves fall in the winter,
the crape myrtle become a living
sculpture. The trunk and leaves
have an attractively gnarled,
twisted character with smooth
bark varying in color from light
straw to rich deep brown. Patches
of bark flake off (exfoliate) in the
early summer to reveal new bark
ranging in color from light pink to
pale green.
Crape myrtle is very versatile
in the residential landscape. Sin-
gle-trunked, or multi-trunked
specimens make ideal small
shade trees for a sunny deck, ter-
race, or entrance hallway. Multi-
trunked plants can be used as a
visual barrier, a specimen plant
in the garden or a dominant land-
scape feature when planted singly
or in groups. Semi-dwarf types
are suitable for foundation plant-
ings, use in containers, or even
as larger ground covers. Occa-
sional pruning may be required to

maintain desired size and form.
Background plantings of ever-
green shrubs or trees may be em-
ployed to further emphasize the
floral spectacle of crape myrtle.
Crape myrtle can be used to
create an "alley" in a large garden
area. Alleys are usually long
walkways where the plants are
spaced so their canopies touch
and enclose the pathways. There
is even a patented, miniature
weeping form good for use as a
bonsai plant or in hanging bas-
Crape myrtle should be locat-
ed in an area that receives full
sunlight for most of the day. Oth-
erwise, a week spindly plant with
a few flowers can be expected.
Plants growing in shaded areas
will also .be plagued by plant dis-
eases such as powdery mildew.
Crape myrtle tolerates a wide
range of soil conditions, but
grows best In a heavy loam that
is slightly acid (pH 5.0 to 6.5).
Nutrient requirements are mini-
mal; high fertility levels produce
excessive, vegetative :. growth and

and white fly can be controlled by
spraying with an appropriate in-
Powdery mildew is a common
disease of crape myrtle, especially-
when it is grown in damp shaded
areas. This fungus disease causes
the plants to be unsightly, but
also can cause some defoliation
and actual death of severely in-
fested stems. Control can be
achieved by spraying with an ap-
propriate fungicide or planting re-
sistant cultivars. The national ar-
bretum's new cultivars cherokee
(medium height with red flowers),
Seminole (medium height with
pink flowers) and Potomac (large
tree with pink flowers) are highly
resistant to powdery mildew.

Revival Set at

Phil. Prim
There will be a revival at the
Philadelphia Primitive: Baptist
Church:, beginning July. 10
through .14 each evening at 7:30-
p.m. Come out and be fed of the
Lord through his servant -Rev. Er-
...hestFerrell ofTallahassee.


Corner 10th Street and U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478

Ellen F. Allemore, Broker
Joy Holder 648-8493
Dot Craddock 648-5486
Brenda Lynn 648-8215
Nancy Mock 227-1322
Flo Melton 229-8076.
Charline Hargraves- 648-8921
John Maddox 648-8899
Margaret Carter 648-5884
Mary Jane Lindsey 229-8069
Brenda Guilford 648-5435
Preston Winate 648-8565
Sandra Scott 648-5849
Bobbi Ann Seward 229-6908
Moira Ritch 648-5286


Mexico Beach, 29th St. Gulf view,
steps to the beach. Duplex, 2 bd., 1 ba.
ea. side, screen porch, furnished,
Beacon Hill, Gulf View St., high bluff,
great view, concrete block home, 3 bd.,
1 1/2 ba., carport, $55,000.
Gulf View St., Step into yesteryear!
Solid wood, 3 bd., 1 ba., $50,000.
Mexico Beach, beachfront townhome, 2 bd., 2 1/
2 ba., fully furnished, $89,500.
35th St. Mexico Beach: Large 3 bd., 3 ba. unfur-
nished, close to pier, very nice, Reduced to
Cortez St End Triplex at St. Joe Beach: Lg. 3
bd., 21/2 ba., covered eck, good layout, fireplaces,
9815 Hwy. 98: Lovely 2 bd., 21/2 ba., .furnished,
9821 Hwy. 98: beauitufully furnished 2 bd:, 2 1/2
ba. townhome. Reduced $98,500.
Ward St.: WATERFRONT: half of duplex, 3 bd., 2
ba., furnished, f.p., NICEI Reduced $121,500.
321 Beacon Rd., Gulf Aire: New beautiful roomy 3
bd., 3 ba. brick home, Ig. garage & deck, many
amenities, double oven, etc. Reduced to $130,000.
211 Sea Pines Lane, Gulf Aire: 2 homes in 1, pro-
fessionally decorated upstairs with mother-in-law
suite downstairs. Total of 4 bd., 2 ba. 2 kitchens, Ja-
cuzzi, stone fireplace, built-in appliances, furn., Re-
duced to $116,000. Great financing.
Gulf Aire Drive: 2 triplexes 1 bd. w/loft each, total
of 6 units, furnished. $38,900 ea.
305 Gulf Aire Drive: Beautiful gulf view, 3 bd., 2
ba. brick home, dbl. garage. $115,000.
Gulf Aim Drive: Good single family vacant lot,
202 Periwinkle: Big 5 bd., 3 ba. home, screen
porch, master bd., bath & own living area upstairs,
408 Gulf Aire Dr.: w d 26M brick home, 2
car garage, patio, ffI Lanl, ready for you
price, $89,000. a m .
Gulf Aire Dr.: Good comer single family lot, Re-
duced to $19,000.
Beacon Road: Nice single family lot, good neigh-
borhood, Reduced to $25,000.
Beacon Road: Two large single family lots. One
$19,500, and one reduced to $16,500.
309 Buccaneer Road: Beautiful wooded vacant lot
close to pool & tennis courts. $22,500.
Sea Pines & Beacon Rd.: Lovely 3 bd., 2 ba. fur-
nished brick home, Ig. garage. Reduced $105,000.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 ba. ea. side, excel.
construction. $69,900 per unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex or single family vacant
lot, $22,900.
100' gulffront lot, by 486 deep. Good access from
paved road. $90,750.
Comer of Georgia and Desoto, Vacant lot w/
septic tank,; $12,500.
Columbus St,. nicely furnished 2.bd., 2 ba. mobile
home, 1' 1/2 blocks to beach, $40,000.
St Joe Beach: 2 bd., 1 1/2 bae townhome, unre-
stricted gulf view, furnished, nice. $69,900.
Comer Balboa & Georgia: Large 2 bd., 1 ba. mo-
bile home, well for yard, backyard fenced, very
nice. $40,000.
Amrlcua St.: 3 bd., 2 ba., 1 block, to beach.
.$54,900. .
Corner Santa Anna & U.S. Hwy. 98. 4 bd., 2 ba.
or possibly could be converted into 2 rental units.
Bay St: Furnished for instant living, mobile Ifome.
can be a. permanent home or-retreat. Attractive
spacious 1488 sq. ft. includes 2 screen porches.
deck, liv. rm. kitchen w/dining-breakfast bar. 2 bdJ
2 ba.-separate, paved street, high lot.
Selma St: Large 3 bd., 2 ba. fp, fenced yd., swim-
ming pool needs repair. Get ready for summer,
$89.000. Reduced to $82,500.
Hwy. 98 between Balboa & Magellan. Develop-
ersl 3/4 of block plus 1 lot. Look to the future. Su-
per investment. $330,000.
Comer of Court & Alabama, St Joe Beach: New
frame stilt home, 2 bd., 1 ba., livJdinJkitchen com-
bo, nice deck, furnished, ch/a. Reduced to
St. Joseph Shores: Great buy for home across
street from beach. 2 bd, 1 1/2 ba. townhome, furn..
$48,500 or $194,000 for all 4.
DeSoto SL: Newly remodeled 1 bd., 1 ba. house,
walk-in closets, -ceiling fans, shed, 1/2 block to
beach. Partially furnished. Reduced to $50,000.
Selma St: Super jej,, ou wide furnished 3
bd., 2 ba. trailer 41 /.2 s, itlg. utility house.
Immaculate. Red o 1.0l f.
Comer of Balboa & U.S. 98 Gulf Pokiln No. 1:
Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2 1/2 bath condo, great
price, $79,900,
Coronado Townhomes: 2 bdrm., 1 1/2 ba., dedi-

cated beach. Unobstructed view. All amenities. Fur-
nished $84,900; unfurnished $74,500.
3 lota Pineda St.: 1st block $55,900.
U.S. 98 between Cortez & DeSoto: 3 bd., 2 ba..
unobstructed Gulf view. Gas, cen. h&a. great buy,
Between Coronado & Balboa St.: 50' lot on Hwy.
98. Reduced to $39,000.
Balboa St.: Speakers, music system in lovely, com-
fortable 24'x60' double wide 3 bdrm., 2 ba., modu-
lar home, screened 12x32-front porch, f.p. cdha.
Watch the birds feed from glassed 12x2Z Fla. rm.,
as no paint brush neededl 150x150', 1 1/2 blocks
from beach. Was $65,000, Reduced from $62,500
to $60,000.
805 Garrison Ave.: 4 bd., 1 ba., fam. rm., screen
porch, cen. h/a, partially fenced. Good financing.
202 16th St. 3 bd., 1 ba. remodeled home with 1
bd., 1 ba. apartment for income, $39,900.
504 16th St: 3 btx., 2 La. block construction, fp, 2
Ig. lots, comer, nice home, $59,500.
1301 Mo1tument Ave.: 2 homes, one 3 bd.. 2 ba.,
fp., one 2 bd., 1 ba. on comer lot & extra lot. Possi-
bilities. $56,500. Make offer.
1309 Long Ave.: Redone 3 bd., 1 ba., ch/a, nice
den and deck. Good price, $39,500.
2012 Long Ave., Port St. Joe: 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2
bath, nice home near schools, chain ling fence,
swimming pool, $85,900.
517 10th St.: Nice solid starter home, 2 bd., 1 ba.
on 2 1/2 lots. Room to expand. $32,000.
2004 Juniper Ave.: Comfortable 3 bd., fI 1/2 ba.
brick home, just redone, swimming pool,-1 -/2 lots,
good price, $85,000.
Marvin Avenue: Vacant lot, 75'x175', no back door
neighbors, $17,500.
230' on U.S. 98, with commercial bldg. & shed. In-
terested? $134,900.
Beautiful view from high lot, 100' on Hwy. 98, 100'
hwy. x 250' deep. 3 bd.. 1 1/2 ba. home, screen
porches, front & back. Reduced to $77,500.
Faulk Place and 6th St.: Vacant lot 100'x120' ap-
prox. $10,000.
Lovely waterfront duplex: 1 bd., 1 1/2 ba. each
side. Furnished. Super rental. $80,000 each side.
3rd Ave.: Niced 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
bdrm., 1 ba. custom built masonite siding, shingle
roof, other extras. $35,000.
38th St. on canal. Vacant lot w/septic and sea wall,
Corner of Georgia & Missisiappi: Attractively fur-
nished 3 bd., 2 ba. splilplan mobile home, covered
front porch, high level lot. Trees, nice area,
Robin Lane: Vacant lot, owner anxious, $10,000.
Sea St: 2 vacant lots zoned for mobile homes.
$28,500 total'for the two.
42nd St.: Brick duplex, 2 bd., 1 1/2 be. each side,
fourth from beech, good price, $84,900.
Corner of Water & 36th St.: 2 vacant lots, boat
house, dock, 9(7 on canal, $80,000.
37th St., 2 bd., 2 ba. townhome, beautifully fur-
nished, near pier, owner anxious, $69,500.
37th St., Vacant lot, 75'xlO0; nice building kl,
close 1o each, pier, eachside, $59,900.
Azalea Dr.: Vacant lot. 75x100', dose to each.
39th St, north of Hwy. 98: Want to go fishing?
House on canal, 2 bd., I bea., 100' on canal, den.
deck, sea wall, floating dock, $89,900.
37th St, ldose to pier: Comfortable 2 bd., 1 1/2
ba., townhome, great getaway, $76,000.
44th St.: Nice large vacant lot, $25,000.
1810 Hwy. 9e, 3 bd.. 3 be. 2 story. screen porch,
partially fenced. Good future investment, $95.000.
Loulslana & RFor A sor hle 3 bd., 2 ba.
double wide. p f r^ lFnoVJ4,700.
41at St. Beachade: Unit in four pies. Neat as a
pini Furnished, 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. Very affordable,
12th St. & U.S. 9B, Beachfront with 3 bd. home,
Ig. glassed In great rm, beautiful view, furnished,
approx. 67 on the gulf. Reduced to $118,900.
Hwy. 90 NEWI Great gulf viewl 2 bd., 2 ba. house,
covered deck upstairs; office, business or bedroom
downstairs w/3/4 bath. PossibilitiesI $155,000.
507 Cathey Lane: 2 bd., 2 be. mobile home w/Fla.
rm., Ig. lot, all fenced. Shop with electric & phone.
Immaculatel $45,000.
117 40th St. Apt 2: 2 bd., 1 ba.,close to beach,
120 Mlramar Dr.: Recently redone 3 bd., 2 ba.
brick home, nicely and fully furnished. Landscaped.
Hwy. 98: Great buy for home across street from
beach. Nice 2 bd,, 1 1/2 ba. townhomes, furnished.
$48,500 ea. or $194,000 for all 4.
Grand Iale, 231 Kim Kovb: Two good building lots,
each 75'x15'. Cleared and high. $10,000 ea. ONE
404 5th St: 2 bd., 2 ba., cen. h&a. mobile home, 2
screen porches, Ig. outside utility house, very nice,
on ig. lot,-$44,500.
12th St. Businena Center: commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.
13th St.: 120'x90' close to beach. $28,000.
Overstreet, Sunshine Farms. A one acre hidea-
way, $6.500.
Hwy. 386, 2.5 acres, garden spot, house and 2 bd.,
1 ba. mobile home, well, quietly $35,500.
545 S. Long Ave, Peace and quiet. 3 bd.. 2 ba.
Nice home & 5 acres, $85,200.
Intracoastal Waterway: 3 bd., 2 ba. home w/dbl.
garage, plus deck, 400' on Intracoastal Waterway,
deep water marina, Ig. enough to dock a sea-going
vessel up to 120'. Located on 7.5 acres, all.cleared
and fenced, private and quiet, $275,000.
Overatreet: 2 acres, beautiful pined, good entrance
drive, a gorgeous home site. $17,500."
Overstreet Hwy. 386 before bridge, 1.47 acres;
septic tank. light pole, well, $15,000.
Stonemill Creek: Lookl 2.2 Acres with well and
septic tank, $6,000.

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Seaweed Bothers Bathers
Seaweed has been a nuisance along the
Panhandle of Florida for the past three weeks,
causing tourists to complain and local govern-
ment officials to scratch their heads over what
to do with the unsightly weed, which washes
ashore each spring. This particular spring, the
influx of the. seaweed seems to be more plentiful

New Species of Crawfish.

Adds to State's Production

Just when the public appetite
forecajun cookery has heated up,
a native Florida crawfish could
steal the culinary limelight long
dominated by Louisiana.
Researchers at the University
of Florida's Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) say
the species, Procambarus pae-
ninsulanus, has the right traits
to make it a commercial challeng-
er to the Louisiana varieties.
Researchers have found the
species in the Panhandle, in
Northeast Florida and along the
Gulf Coast to south of Tampa.
The species has a distinct ad-
vantage over the popular Red
Swamp crawfish, the current
commercial species in Florida.
The Red Swamp crawfish can
only legally be farmed or trans-
ported alive west of the Apalachi-
cola River, restricting farming in
Florida to the Panhandle area.
Biologists with the Florida
Game and Fresh Water Fish Com-
mission have feared the aggres-
sive Red Swamp species, a Loui-
siana import, would compete and
possibly replace, Florida's native
But the Florida species could
legally be produced any place in
the state with flat land, suitable
soils and plenty of water, said
IFAS researchers.
"It's a big, burrowing crawfish
with what appears to have the
same life history and biology as
the Red Swam crawfish," said
, Chuck Cichra, a UF assistant
.professor in fishery management.
Still, researchers caution
S more tests must be done before
they can certify this species a
commercial winner.
'We're going to grow it in
ponds, as is currently done com-
mercially with the Red Swam
crawfish," said Cichra. 'We're go-
ing to look at how big it gets, how
fast it grown, how many eggs it
produces and if it can be grown
with current crawfish farming
This species grows to the -
right size for commercial produc-
tion about three to six inches,
said Cichra. And it tastes as good
as others on the market. 'You
can't taste the difference," said
Cichra, "a crawfish is a crawfish
is a crawfish."
-Once solely the savory spe-
.cialty of Creole country, crawfish
is now in global demand, thanks

in part to the wizardry of world-,
class chefs like Paul Prudhomme.
and K. Paul.
'Years ago, production met-
the needs of Louisiana," said
Cichra "Now, they're starting to
export crawfish to Europe. Swe-
den pays an incredible price for
crawfish. They like the larger ani-
mals and will pay $9 a pound."
In Florida, around 3,000
acres of crawfish are commercial-
ly farmed on the M-K Ranch in
Gulf County, said Cichra. In Loui-
siana, over 130,000 acres of
crawfish are commercially pro-
duced, Cichra said.
Crawfish are grown in ponds,

Revival July 0-14

The Church of God fn Christ,
163 Ave. D, will be holding a revi-
val beginning July 10 through 14
at 7:00 each evening. Minister E.
Bronson of Tyndall AFB will be
bringing the nightly message.
Come out and be blessed of
the Lord.

1002 Tenth Street
10:00 A.M. E.D.T.
Premises will be open at 8:00
A.M. for Inspection
Telephone for additional informa-
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usually planted with rice or stud-
ded with bales of hay, which
serve as feed for the crawfish.
A first-time crawfish farmer
needs the basics: water, pumps,
and land. Cichra rates crawfish
as a good second crop for rice
and sugar cane farmers.
Crawfish are harvested from
January until May. In Florida,
crawfish generally are sold for
around one dollar a pound, said
Cichra expects the crawfish
craze to catch on in Florida. "A lot
of people call me and say, 'I've got
a farm and every time it rains,
I've got buckets of crawfish lying
around. Why can't I raise them?"

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Gulf Pines Getting Heavy Into

Walk-In Medical Care Facilities

Gulf Pines Hospital is shifting
its emphasis toward providing
round the clock medical service
to the community and. placing
more of their facilities toward
emergency type medical care,
Frank Batafarano, administrator,
told the Rotary Club Thursday.
Batafarano emphasized the
hospital has not reduced its ser-
vices as a viable hospital opera-
tion here in Port St. Joe, but has
taken on this full-time care as an
added service to the community.
'We're doing things like up-
grading the ambulance service to
an advanced life support capabil-
ity, opening a full-time medical
clinic with doctors on duty at all
times and enlarging our patient
monitor service so admitting doc-
a tors can have their patients cov-
ered by doctors around the
Schlock the administrator said.

Homing in on the ambulance
service, the speaker told the Ro-
arlans a new ambulance will be

in service tri just a few weeks.
"It's presently being outfitted in
Birmingham, Alabama, and as
soon as it's finished, it will be
placed in service here."
The hospital executive also
said another vehicle is being ne-
gotiated for which will contain
the advanced life support system.
"Presently, we are offering only
basic life support ambulance op-
erations," Batafarano said.
The hospital is also currently
upgrading the training of ambu-
lance personnel to provide a Par-
amedic and Emergency Medical
Technician on every crew. Pres-
ently, crews consist mostly of an
EMT and a driver.
"Our new medical clinic is a
step forward to providing round
the clock medical service by a
certified doctor," the speaker
said. The clinic, which is now
open, also offers the patient the
option of coming to the hospital
for treatment without having to

go through the emergency room
and bear that considerable ex-
'The clinic, located in the por-
tion of the hospital formerly held
by the ambulance service, is open
to walk-ins, day or night," Batafa-
rano said.
The hospital is owned and op-
erated by an Orlando firm, which
also manages the Apalachicola
hospital in this area.
Guests of the club were Jack
Blair and Jimmy Hentz of Pana-
ma City and Rev. Zedoc Baxter of
Port St. Joe.

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21 PINE STREET Lovely three bedroom home In excellent location. Only
steps to the beach with easy access. Large open great room with ceiling .
fan. Screened porch and covered carport. Nice yard. $60,000.00
120 PINE ST.: Lovely bright, 2 bdrm., 2 1/2 bath custom designed & decorat-
ed home. Beautiful breakfast room w/bay window, w/ceramic tile seat in-
lays. 21'x9 screened porch. Completely furnished. Lovely coordinating
wallpaper & paint In all rooms. Master bath has all Inlaid ceramic tile floor-
ing and shower. Very nice yard & neighborhood. Only steps to the beach
Double car garage. Many extrasI $110,000:00.
107 21st STREET: This beautiful three bedroom. 2bath home was designed
and decorated to be your dream home. Mint condition Ceramic tile floor-
ing In foyer, kitchen and dining area. White brick fireplace. All the best ap-
pliances. All bedrooms are large with excellent closet space. Double car
garage. Only 1 block to the beach On nice shaded 100'x100' lot. Many
more amenitlesl Must see this onel $118,500.00.
HWY. 98 WATERFRONT BEACON HILL 200+ Waterfront property with 4
individual cottages. One bedroom, one bath A-frame. Two 2 bedroom, 1
bath cottages and one 3 bedroom, 1 bath cottage. All cottages are excel-
lent rental units.Completely furnished. Owner will finance. $310,000.00 all
4 cottages, will sell Individually.
200 6TH ST. Three bedroom, 2 bath doublewide mobile home. On large
105'xl12.5' corner ktt..Fastened to home foundation. Only 2 blocks to the
beach $45,500.00.
5841 HWY. 98 WATERFRONT: GULFFRONTI This unique floor plan allows
for a single family home or duplex. One bedroom, with Ig. downstairs area
which can be used as bedroom or separate living quarters. Two full baths.
Large upper & lower decks overlook the Gulf I Cathedral calling w/
skylights accent the living room. Single carport. Sauna, much more.
13TH STREET Two bdrm., 1 bath stilt home, 1/2 block to the beach Needs
some TLC. $55,000.00. Possible owner financing.
319 ROBIN LANE Unique 2 bdrm., 2 ba. family home. Large living, dining,
kitchen area. Lg. deck on back overlooks canal. Entertainment area w/wet
bar. Must see this one. $55,000.00. Owner will possibly finance.
314 HATLEY'DRIVE Newly constructed, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. townhomes, in nice
residential area. Vaulted ceiling in liv., din., and kitchen areas. Large bar
In kitchen. All appliances included. Very nicely'decorated. $48,500.00 to
315 ROBIN LANE NEWI Recently completed 3 bdrm., 2 ba. home. Sunken
living room w/fireplace. Cathedral ceiling. Two car carport w/cIrcle drive.
Lg. master bdrm. & bath. Beautifully landscaped tot. $62,900.00.
318 HWY. 98 Waterfront two bedroom, I bath home on 50'x150' corner lot,
screened porch on front overlooking the Gulfl Dedicated beach, in good
cond., completely furnished. Reduced to $79,900.
121 HWY. 386 Nicel Lg. 3 bdrm.. 3 ba. home on 75'x100' lot. Living room
has full stone wall fireplace. Bedrooms have Ig. cedar lined walk-in clos-
ets. Central gas heat/ac system. Energy efficient. Many extras.
107 30TH STREET Lg. .3 bdrm., 2 ba. beachside home with large game
room. Living room with fireplace overlooks the Gulf and leads to ex. large
front deck. All the comforts of home. $138,000.
317 ROBIN LANE NEWI 3 bdrm., 2 ba. Spanish home w/double car garage,
Sunken living roorM C ltoF& fireplace. European style cabinetry in kitch-
en with breakfast r'r. Bhaul'ully landscaped yard with sprinkler system.
Reduced. $62,900.00.
809 MARYLAND BLV.a1n-., 2 ba., 12'x70' mobile home on corner lot.
Completely furnis UOLL istance to the beach Currently being remod-
eled.' Newtrailer room. $26,000.00. Possible owner financing. REDUCED
$24,000.00. .. .
807 MARYLAND BLVD. Like Newl 2 bdrm., 2 ba. mobile home with 20'x12'
screened porch on front. 75'xlOW' lot. Completely furnished. includes re-
frigerator, range, dishwasher, washer & dryer. A good buy. $38,000.00.
HWY. 98 WATERFRONTI End of 8th Street. 60x80' lot. $60,000.00. Unit 2.
BIk. V, Lot 4.
HWY. 98 WATERFRONTI End of 8th Street. 66x80' let. $66,000.00. Unit 2,
B8k. V, Lot 3.
HWY. 98 -GULFAIRE SUBD. WATERFRONT 60'x180' lot. Bik. A, Lot 10.
HWY. 98 ST. JOSEPH SHORES 120'.x397r waterfront tot. $120,000.
HWY. 98 GULF AIRE SUBD. WATERFRONT 60'x180' lot. BIk. A, Lot 8,
GULF AIRE DRIVE GULF AIRE SUBD. 70'x115' lot In subd. Bk G. Lot 2.
Good view of the Gulf. $35,000.00.
MARYLAND BLVD. 75x100' lot. Zoned for mobile home. $13,000.00. Mexl-
co Beach Unit 12A, BIk C, Lot 4.
FORTNER AVE. Between 6th & 7th St 50'x150' lot. Zoned for mobile
home. One block from the beach. Mexico'Beach Unit 1, BIk 8, Lot 5,
ARKANSAS DRIVE SOlftith septic tank, power pole, and fenced
yard. Nice shade trees. Only steps to the beach. Unit 12, bik 13, Lot 2.
NEW MEXICO DRIVE (6) 100'x158.33' lots. Unit 14, BIk A, Lots 12, 14, 16,
18, 20, 21. $6,000.00 each. Owner financing. $1,500.00 down balance at
10% for 5 years.
NEW MEXICO DRIVE (8) 100'x158.3' lots. Zoned for homes only. Mexico
Beach Unit 14, Blk B, Lots 9,11,13,15, 17, 19. 23, 25. $6,000.00 each.
NEW MEXICO DRIVE 100'x158.33 lot. Unit 14, BIk B, Lot 3. $6,000.00.
TEXAS DRIVE 100'x108' lot. Unit 14, BIk F, Lot 6. $6,800.00. Owner financ-
ing possible.
ARIZONA DRIVE 100'x108' lot. Homes only. $7,000.00. Mexico Beach Unit
14, BIk D, Lot 16.
CAUFORNIA DRIVE (14) 100'x108.33' lots. $7,000.00 each. Unit 14. Bk E,
Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 22, 24, 26.
CORNER PERIWINKJ P .D ,,GULFAIRE DR. Nice comer home lot.
90'x109.88' x 1:S 3,D lot. Lot 7, Bk F, Gulfaire Phase II.
ARIZONA AVENUE (14) 100'x108.33' lots. $7,000.00 each. Unit 14, bik E.
Lots 1,3, 5, 7, 9. 11, 13, 15, 17, 19,21.23.25.
COLORADO DRIVE E~3W1 tlot. High and dryl Unit 14, BIk C, Lot 7.
5TH STREET (2) 100'x158.33' lots on paved street. Unit 14, Bk A. Lots 13,
15. $7,500.00 each. Owner financing. $1,500.00 down at 10% lfor 5 years.
TEXAS DRIVE 100'xl00' lot. Mexico Beach Unit 14, Bk G. Lot 8. $7,500.00.
Owner financing.
ARIZONA DRIVE (5) 110'xl 10' lots. $7,500.00 each. Unit 14. Bk D, Lots 6.,
10, 12; 14. Ownerfinancing.


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CORNER OAK AVE. & PALM ST. 1 1/2 lots.-Large size irregular shaped.
Only 1/2 block to the beach. $29,800.00. Owner will finance. Mexico
Beach-Unit 11, Blk 8,E1/2M oLot 16, all lot 18.
CORNER 5TH STREET & MARYLAND BLVD. 100'x158.33'lot. Unit 14, Bk
A, Lot 1. (9,000.00.
7TH STREET 100'x108' tot on paved street. Only steps to the beach. Unit 14,
Bk D, Lot 9. $10,000.00.
COLORADO DRIVE- 1 3' lots. $7,500.00 each. Unit 14, BIk C,
Lots 9,11 13, 15. ,0 ,LL
COLORADO DRIVE 100'x158.33' lot completely cleared and ready for build-
Ing. Fish pond. Unit 14, BIk B, Lot 22. $7,900.00. Owner will finance w/
$1,000 down, balance at 11% for 4 years.
TEXAS DRIVE (2) 1 qw 'lotrloned homes only. Mexico Beach Unit 14,
Bk G, Lots 9, 10. tQ. h.
5TH STREET (2) lots odd shapes, on paved street. Unit 14, Lots 17, 19.
$9,000.00 together. Owner financing available.
7TH STREET 100'x108' tot. $10,000.00. On paved street. Unit 14, BIk D, Lot
ROBIN LANE (2) Large lots on paved street. Nice subdivision. Underground
utilities. $10,000.00 each. Mexico Beach Unit 17, Blk 3, Lots 10, 11.
$2,000.00 down, balance at 9% for 5 years.
HATLEY DRIVE (3) ~lu(na 9f-. Partially cleared. Nice shade trees. On
paved street. Nor ElF Bk A, Lots 5, 6, 7. $9,900.00 each.
Owner financing. $1,000.00 down, balance at 11% for 5 years.
WYSONG AVENUE 109x100" lot. Mexico Beach Unit 17, BIk 1, Lot 8. Paved
street, underground utilities, nice subdivision. $11,000.00.
FRONTI Luxurious 3 bedroom. 2 1/2 ba. townhome, completely fumished.
Privately owned, never rented. Excellent condition. Many amenities.
$135,000.00. Owner will finance.
WINDSONG VILLA #1 WATERFRONT 35th Street Luxurious three bed-
room, 3 bath 1927 sq. ft. townhome. Completely furnished Excel. rental.
Plenty of room for the whole family REDUCED $139,900.00..
WINDSONG #4 Spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath 1710 square foot townhome on
the GulfI Living area overlooks the Gulfl Large kitchen with custom cabi-
netry. All the conveniences. Sun decks off living area and master bed-
L room. Completely furnished. Excellent rental $119,900.00.
LUXURY BY THE PIER NO. 7 38th Street Immaculate two bedroom, two
and on-half bath waterfront townhome. Owner occupied, never rented.
Sun deck off master bedroom and screened porch off living area with low-
er sun deck on beach with outdoor shower. Ceiling fans and vertical
blinds coordinate with flooring. $99,500.00.
LA DOLCE VITA, 37TtI= m jILITERFRONTI Two bedroom, 2 1/2 beth
Sunit completely fur LJhed porch & sun deck are only a few of
the amenities. Very nice decor Assumable mortgage. $87,500.00.
HOMES. 106 B AND 108 D 37TH STREET. Attractive two bedroom, two
bath townhomes near fishing pier and beach. Completely furnished and
equipped for second home or rental.Bay window accents living room with
S cathedral ceiling. Private patio In back off bedroom. Assumable mortgage.
$65,000.00 each.
LOFT BY PIER NO. 6 Attractive two bedroom, two bath townhome with
S sleeping loft. Completely furnished and equipped for rental or second
home. Only steps to the beach and fishing pier. Cathedral ceilings with
ceiling fan make living room open and airy. Assumable mortgage.
CORNER SANTA ANNA & AMERICUS AVE. (2) 50'x175' lots. Yon's Addi-
tion. Bk 5, Lots 12 & 13. $36,000.00.
CANAL STREET 50'x125' lot. Yon's Addition to Beacon Hill. Bk 10, Lot 9.
PINE STREET- (2) 50'x125' lots. Yon's Addition to Beacon Hill. Bk 11, Lots
4,5. $31,900.00.
MAGELLAN STREET (3) 50'x125' lots. Yon's Addition to Beacon Hill. Bk 14,
Lots 11, 12,13. $39,500.00.
HWY. 98 NEAR SANTA ANNA Newly remodeled four bedroom, two bath
home overlooking the Gull Unobstructed viewl Large liv. rm. w/stone fire-
place. Fenced yard & screened porch. On 50'x90 lot. Large upper deckl
CORNER BALBOA STREET & HWY. 98 Charming 2 bedroom, one bath
beach cottage On 50'x90' comer lot with unobstructed view of the Gulfl
Completely furnished. All new electric service and wiring. Central heat
and air conditioning. $68,000.00.
LEXI (1) Two bedroom, one bath unit with screened porch. (2) one bed-
room, one bath units with screened porches. Beautiful location on the
Gulfl completely furnished. Excellent rental units presently rented. Possi-
ble owner financing. $115,000.00.
Beautiful 3.28 acres on the Intracoastal waterway with 270' water frontage.
Deep water access within 150' from dock. No marsh or sawgrass. No overlap
with Corps of Engineers "spoil area". Fruit trees & large oaks lavish this 4 bed-
room, 2 full bath brick home with 2 fireplaces. Large living room has full brick
wall fireplace with 54" hearth, overlooking the Intracoastal Canal. Many more
amenities. $228,000.00. Call for further details.
WATERFRONT RIVER LOTS 3 large tots on Chipola Cut-off. Call for further
information and sizes. $9,000.00. REDUCED $7,000.00.
HWY. C30-E WATERFRONTI Exceptional two bedroom, two bath custom
built homel 100' on the Gulf by 700' deep. Many amenities. 1400 sq. ft.
under roof. $175,000.00. Further Information and pictures available upon
NAUTILUS WAY, FEATHER SOUND SUBD. Waterfront lot. 51' on the Gulf
x 394.54' deep. $52,000.00. iot 8, Feather Sound Subd.
NAUTILUS WAY, FEATHER SOUND SUBD. (2) Interior lots. Lot 9, 10,
Feather Sound Subd.. $34,000.00 each.

than usual For mthe past ree weeks, uUt
County Mosquito Control Department and the
Road Department have been trying to rake the S
beaches clean. Some progress was -made, but
the weed washed ashore about as fast as it.
was raked up. This stretch of beach, near. Bea-!
con Hill, was raked shortly before this photo
was taken, but the -weed was replaced by Moth- -
er Nature in just a few short hours. '

Year In and Year Out You Will Do Well With

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Continued From 6A_
Solid Waste & Recycling Systems Build-
Ing Inspector Manuel requested permission to go
to Pensacola and Tallahassee to look at their solid
waste and recycling system. Commissioner Gort-
man moved that the Board approve this request,
and Commissioner Creamer seconded the motion.
Commissioner Peters discussed that Perry also
has a recycling plant that was used as an example
by the Florida Association of Counties at one of
their meetings. Upon vote,, the motion passed
Building Department Employee Building
Inspector Manuel requested permission to hire
someone to work part-ttme (not to exceed 3 days
per week) to operate his office, and issue permits
when he is out. Commissioner Gortman. moved
that the Board approve this request, and Commis-
stoner Creamer seconded the motion. After discus-
sion about rate of pay per hour ($5.00), commis-
sioner Gortman discussed that the building permit
fees should go into Mr. Manu'el's budget for him to
operate his office, and he stated that the adminis-
trative costs from applying for grants should be
put in his department also. The motion then
passed with the following vote: Chairman Binning-
ham and Commissioners Creamer, Gortman and
Parker voted yes. Commissioner Peters voted no..
Commissioner Gortman then moved that the
building permit fees collected be put in that fund
for his operational costs (secretary, supplies, etc.).
Commissioner Peters seconded the motion, and it
passed unanimously.
Court Ordered Payment Deputy Clerk Col-.
lher presented a court order for payment to James.
D. Larson. Ph.D.. in the amount of $150.00, in the
case of the State vs. Clyde Melvin. Commissioner
Peters moved that the board pay this bill, and
Commissioner Creamer seconded the motion. It
passed with the following vote: Chairman Birmfrig-
ham and Commissioners Creamer, Parker. and Pe;
ters voted yes. Commissioner Gortman voted ho.
Invoice Baskerville-Donovan Engineers -
Buckhorn Landfill Deputy Clerk Collier present-
ed an invoice from Baskerville-donovan Engineers,
in the amount of $1.136.25, for the revisions made
to the groundwater monitoring plan at Buckhorn
Landfill (check by Mr. Graves). Commissioner
Gortman moved that the Board pay this invoice,
and Commissioner Parker seconded the motion.
After discussion that the wells are in the wrong
place and that the Attorney is going to sue Bar-
nett, Daffin, and Carlan, the motion passed unani-
Invoice Baskerville-Donovan Engineers -
Compactor -' Wewahltchka Deputy Clerk C611ler
presented an Invoice from' Baskervllle-Donovan
Engineers, in the amount of $1,220.00, for engi-
*I neering services for the compaction station. on
Highway 22 (checked by Mr. Graves). Chairman
Birmingham informed Ralph Rish that the Board
wants the compactor site placed back in the North-
west comer of the property. Commissioner Cream-
er moved that the Board pay this. invoice, and
Commissioner Gortman seconded the motion. It
passed with the following vote: Chairman Birming-
ham and Commissioners Creamer. Gortman, and
Parker voted yes. Commissioner Peters voted no.
Invoice Baskerville-Donovan Engineers
Comprehensive Plan -. Deputy Clerk Collier pre-
sented an invoice from Baskerville-Donovan Engi-
neers, in the. amount of $500.00, for services on
the Local Government Comp. Plan (checked by Mr.
Wells). Commissioner Peters moved that the Board
pay this invoice, and Commissioner Creamer sec-
onded the motion. It passed with the following
vote: Chairman Birmingham and Commissioners
Creamer, Parker, and Peters voted yes. Commis-
sioner Gortman voted no.
Invoice George Core Deputy Clerk Col-
lier presented an invoice from George Core. In the
amount of $406.26, for research and work he has
done for the Board. Upon motion by Commissioner
Peters, second by Commissioner Gortman, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved payment of
this invoice.
Contract HRB/County Service of Pro-
cess Deputy Clerk Collier presented a contract
between the County and the Department of HRS,
for 68% reimbursement of the Sheriffs Service of.
Process fees on Title IV-D cases (child support).
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, second by
'Commissioner Creamer, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved execution of this contract from
July 1, 1989 until June 30, 1990.
Overstreet Road (386) Deputy Clerk Col-
liter reported that the Department of Transporta-
-tlon has sent a letter and maps (of. the Overstreet
Road) to their office for recording, which states
that this road was transferred to the County on
May 8, 1989. Commissioner Gortman moved that
.the maps be returned to DOT, along with a letter
.that the County will take Highway 22 to the
County line ft they will keep the Overstreet road.
The motion died for lack of a second. Commissiner
Peters moved that teh Board accept the road and
record the sepias. The motion died; for lack of a
* second. After discussion about the County having
to maintain a road that primarily serves -Bay
county, Commissioner Creamer moved that the
Board return th sepias to DOT, along with a letter
stating that the Board.-objects to accepting the
Overstreet Road in its present condition. Commis-
sioner Gortman seconded the motion, and It
passed with the following vote: Chairman Birming-
ham and Commissioners Creamer, Gortman, and
Parker voted yes. 'Commlssioner Peters voted no.
Chairman Birmingham directed Deputy Clerk Col-
lier to write this letter.
Bids Water Pipe Butler's Project Upon
inquiry, the Board directed Building Inspector Ma-
nuel to review the bids on the water pipe for the
Butler's project, and make a recommendation later
in the meeting.
Class mI Landfill & Compactor Site We-
wahitchka After further .discussion by Ralph
Rish, of Baskerville-Donovan Engineers, about the
location of the compactor and landfill on the High-
way 22 property, the Board agreed to go back to
their original plan to put the. compactor in the
Northwest comer of the property.
Award Bid Water Pipe Butler's Project -
Upon recommendation by Building Inspector Ma-
nuel. Commissioner Creamer moved that the
Board award the bid for water pipe to Davis Meter
& Supply, at $.95 per foot Commissioner Parker
seconded the motion, and it passed with the fol-
lowing vote: Chairman Birmingham and Commis-
sioners Creamer and Parker voted yes. Commis-
stoners Gortman and Peters voted no.
Fire Truck Howard Creek Commissioner
Gortman reported that the Howard Creek Fire De-
partment has a fire truck which they cannot use,
and they will transfer it to another department
that needs it.
Wewahitchka Courthouse Lease Com-
missioner Gortman discussed that the lease for
the Postal Service's building on Highway 22 in We-
wahitchka is almost up (they are how receiving
bids for a new lease), and stated that he would like
for the Board to enter a bid .to lease.them the bot-
tom floor of the Old Courthouse. in Wewahitchka.
After further discussion that the income would be
helpful to the condition of that Courthouse. the-
Board agreed to allow Commissioner Gortman to
see if the Post Office is interested in relocating,
and to also check on how much it would cost to re-
pair the bottom floor so it can be used.
Permits Butler's Bridge Comnmissioner
Creamer moved that the Board allow Baskerville-
Donovan Engineers to obtain all of the permits
that are necessary for rebuilding the bridge near
Butler's Restaurant before Labor Day. as that is
when the Road Department will begin working on '
S this bridge. Commissioner Parker seconded the
motion, and after discussion about othei bridges
in the County needing repair, the motion passed
with the following vote: Chairman Birmingham
and Commissioners Creamer and Parker voted
yes. Commissioners Gortman and Peters voted no.
Deep Well Saul's Creek Boat Landing -
Commissioner Creamer reported that a citizen has
requested that the Board install a pitcher pump
and a concrete picnic table at Saul's Creek boat
landing. Commissioner Gortman reported that he
is aware of the requests, and is working on It He
also reported that the Road Department is going to
scoop out the landing at the end of the pavement
Courthouse Parking Commissioner
Creamer moved that the Board request the Con-
stitutional Officers and Department Heads located
in the Courthouse to have their employees park on
the sides of the building to leave the front spaces
open for the public (due to complaints being re- -
ceived). Commissioner Parker seconded the mo-
tion. After discussion Ay Commissioner Peters
about parking being a problem only on Court
days, the motion passed with the. following vote:
Chairman Birmingham and Commissioners
Creamer; Gortman, and Parker voted yes: Commis-
saloner Peters voted no. .
Closing Alleys & treets,- Commissioner
Creamer stated that the Board should not pay the
expenses of closing alleys and streets,. and after
discussion, he moved that the Board abide by the
previous Board decision to make the persons) re-
questing the closing pay all costs. He also included
in his motion that a deposit be paid up front (to
being this as soon as the ones that are already on
the docket have been taken care oft and that the








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Board reserve the right to a utility easement on the
property so they may use it if it is needed at a later
date. Commissioner Peters seconded the motion,
and after discussion, it passed unanimously.
Water System Employees Commissioner
Creamer discussed that the Water System helper,
Joe Bearden, has done work on the water system
by himself when Mr. Martin could not be reached (
in the evenings) and is qualified to do the work. He
then moved that the Board pay Joe Bearden $8.00
per hour when he is called to work on the water
system, and Commissioner Parker seconded the
motion. Upon inquiry by Commissioner Peters
about whether or not he would get $6.00 per hou
when he is working with Mr. Martin, Commission-
er Creamer stated that he would get $8.00 per
hour any time he works because it is to6 hard to
ki-p up with at 2 different rates. After further dis-
cussion, the motion passed with the following vote:
Chairman Birmingham and Commissioners Cram-
er and Parker voted yes. Commissioners Gortman
*W (stating that they. do not need 2 regular paid men,
to do this job), and Peters voted no. -



209-211 Reid Ave.
. Phone 227-1277
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Moito i Assorted Dinners.......... 11 oz. 99.
McCo-m ck Breaded Okra......... 20 oz. 890
Ore Ic a Fries 32 oz.$139

Peppetidge Farm Layer Cakes.....
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Kraft Half Moon Cheese.........
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Kraft Parkay Quarter.................
Sealtest Cottage Cheese ........
PIllsboiry Biscults............... 2....

10 oz. '1 "
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POTTED MEAT.............. I
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Bnis. Chuck Roast (single) .....LB. 1.69
Bnls. Chuck Steak (single) .......LB. 1.79
Bnls. Sirloin Steak (single) ......LB. .69
Cubed Chuck Steak ........... LB. B
Boneless Stew Meat........... LB. $1.89
IGA Sliced Bacon. .12 oz. O88
IGA Sausage...... 16 oz.9
IGA Weiners..........................12oz. Oo8

Center Cut Pork Chops...... LB. .99
Shoulder Roast LB. $1.59
Shoulder Roast. .LB. .89
Shoulder Steak. ..LB. $1.99
Sliced Beef Liver LB. 5
Chuck Tender Steaks......... LB. .99
Charcoal Steak....................LB. $1.99
Sliced Lunch Meats........ 2.5 oz. 2/


Hellman's Mayonnaise 32 oz. $1.79
Donald Duck Grapefruit Juice............ 46 oz. 790
Raid Fogger Triple ea. $4.99
Raid Ant & Roach Aerosol a. $1.79
Coronet Sparkle Paper Towels......... singles 790
Louisiana Gem Hot Sauce. 6 oz. 3/$1
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Peanuts................. lb. S1 .19
Limes ..........................10/9 9
Large Watermelons and Cantaloupes

Delmonte Pineapple 15.25 oz. 590
IGA Peach Slices .. 17oz. 2/$1.39
Roddenbery Salad Delites soz 790
F-R-M Dog Food 50o b. bag $6.95
Greer Tomatoes......... 303 3/990
Huggies Diapers......... box $10.99
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Home & 1/2 acre of land for sale
by owner. 12 miles from Port St. Joe
& Wewa. 'Cen. a&h, stone fireplace,
Ponderosa pine in front room & kitch-
en, deep well. In the country, real
nice, like a new home. Appraised at
$50,000, will sell cheaper. Rodney
Hall, 229-6859. 4tp 7/6

5 yr. old home, 3 bdrm., 2 bath,
ch/a, Ig.. lot, fenced backyard, 2 car
attached garage, nice neighborhood,
near schools, 229-8998 anytime.
2tp 7/6

Home & 3 1/4 acre of land for
sale by owner, 12 miles from Port St.
Joe & Wewa. Good farming land, fire-
place, real nice, like a new home, ap-
praised at $55,000. Will sell cheaper.
B. R. Williiams, 229-6221.
4tp 7/6

503 22nd St., Port St.. Joe. 3
bdrm., 2 ba. home. Lots of extras.
Call 229-8474 to see. 4tp 6/29

3 bdrm., .1 bath home for sale,
Privacy fence,, ceiling fans, carpet,:
ch&a, in excellent repair. 229-8698
after 1:30. 2tc 6,/29

3 bedroom house on 2 lots, Duck
Avenue, Howard Creek. 1-763-1508.
4tp 6/29

Commercial building for sale,
234- Reid Ave. 2- story, downstairs
3616 sq. ft., 1794 sq. ft. second level.
Perfect office location. Must sell, own-
er financing. Make offer. 1-763-5990.
4te 6/29

Waterfront Withlachoochee River,
ner Ocala. Secluded 3/4 acre, water
on 2 sides, mobile home, screen
porch, utility shed, & dock. $39,000.
Call 229-8249. 2tc 6/29

3 bdrm., 2 ba. home with fire-
place.& ceiling fans & 2 bdrm., I ba.
home. Call for more information, 229-
8904. tfc 6/22

House for sale, 3 bdrm., 1 1/2
ba., excellent neighborhood, comer
lot, quality construction, 2102 Cy-
press Ave. Shown by appt. only. Call
1-674-5856 after 7 p.m. tfc 6/22

2 adjoining lots, each measuring
75', wide x 150' deep at Ward Ridge.
For more information call 227-1865
after 6:00. tfc 7/6'

For Sale by Owner: 1 acre &
12'x70 mobile home 'w/unflinished
deck, $34,500. Located 5 miles from
beach on Hwy. 386.-Call mornings,
648-8699. 2tc.6/29

Two acres on county road off of
Overstreet. No down payment, pay-
ments $100 perrn month. Telephone
229-6961 or 227-7411. 8tc 6/15

New Listing, for sale by owner:
5 yr. old, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. brick and
stucco home. Large great room w/
brick fireplace, double walk-in closet
in master bedroom, all natural gas
appliances. 1 1/2 lots, privacy fence,
utility building, lawn sprinkler sys-
tem. Located in nice neighborhood
near schools. Call before 5:00, 229-
6803, after 5:00, 229-8346.
tfc 7/6

Indian Pass Beach lots 9-11-13,
S. Seminole. Call 648-8624 or 227-
167. tfc 7/6
Must sell sacrifice 3 bdrm. 2
bath 1350 sq. ft. ranch style, water
front, 1/2 acre lot, ch&a, Ig. kit.,
-plenty closets & cabinets, quiet coun-
try living. No reasonable offer refused.
Call 229-6961. Creekview Subdivi-
sion on Wetappo Creek. $42,000..
tfc 7/6

3 bdrm. brick home w/swimming
pool, new outdoor shop bldg., new
carpet, wallpaper. '& ceiling fans,
2,002 Cypress Ave. 229-8251 or after.
4, 229-6525 tfc 7/6

2 acres and custom built 14x80
mobile home. Located 4 miles from
beach on Hwy. 386. $39,500. Call
227-1192 anytime after 9:00 p.m.
tfc 7/6

For Sale by Owner: 2 yr. old
home, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., custom mini
blinds. & verticals thruout, custom
kitchen, auto lawn sprinkler system,
over 1/2 acre lot. At Creekwood Es-
tates (Wetappo Creek), 4 mi. from
Overstreet. $49,900. Call 648-8460
tfc 7/6

2 bedroom furnished nice house
on 1 1/3 lots, 100' from beach. Canal
St., St Joe Beach. $29,000. Call Mar-
lanna, 904/482-3884. tfc 7/6
Reduced Price. 2 bdrm., 2 ba.
luxury piling home, -Located in a C-
zone (non-flood zone), exclusive neigh-
borhood, bay access & gulf access in
subdivision, Pensinula Estates, Cape
San Blas. Also lots for sale, terms
available (in same subdivision). Excel-
lent investments. Call 227-1689 after .
6p.m. tfc 7/6


1,2 AND 3 BR


Cape San Bias, Florida
(904) 229-2500
1-8006ti4-3964 -
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312 Madison St., Oak Grove. Pro-
pety is 90'x131'. Three bedroom, 1
bath frame house with separate den
and utility room, on comer lot. Easy
financing available. 227-1416. tfc 7/6

LOTS FOR SALE--On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
mi. south of Wewa. Owner financing.
Phone 229-6961. paid thru 3/90

For Sale by owner: Nice brick
home, 1 1/2 lots, 3 bdrm., kit. & for-
mal dining rm., Ig. great rm, 2 1/2
ba., & Ig. deck in the back w/privacy
fence, Also has dbl. garage, Ig. storage
area overhead. (cen. h&a). 2005 Juni-
per Ave. Call after 6:00; 229-6851.
tfc 7/6

Three 800 sq. ft. ea., 2 bdrm., 1I
ba. apartments. Good rental income.
In excellent condition, located 606
Woodward Ave. Call for appt. Phone
229-8385 or 227-1689. tfc 7/6

Beautiful 14x70' mobile home with
2 built on additions. Total sq. ft,
1,260. 3 bdrm., 2 ba. cen. h&a, re-
frig., stove, washer, dryer included.
$35,000 with terms of $5,000
down, bal. 12 years at 11%. Month-
ly payments $376.20 or will sell for
cash, $30,000. Lot 75x150 ft.,' real
pretty, 1 block to the gulf beaches.
tfc 6/29


WANTED: Babysitter 3 or 4 days
a week, some over night. Call 648-
5638. Itc 7/6

Open Competitive, (accept appli-
cations from Career Service employ-
ees & other applicants.). Date 6/23/
89, closing date 7/14/89. J.O.A.#89-
492. Class Title/Code: Clerk Typist
Specialist/0078, pos. #53974, salary
range, $423.38 $671:91 biweekly,
pay grade: 008.. Minimum qualifica-
tions, .1 yr. of secretarial or clerical
work experience; or possession of a
Certified Professional Secretary Certif-
icate. Vocational/technical training in
an area of secretarial science of of-
fice/business studies can substitute
at the rate of 730 classroom hours for
the required work experience. A high
school diploma or its equivalent can
substitute for the required work expe-
rience. .
Special Note: for positions in
this class, a skills test shall be ad-
ministered as part of the selection
process. The following shall be ac-
ceptable for meeting this require-
ment: -
1. A qualifying score of 35 cwpm
on the Dept. of Administrations's typ-
ing test administered by an agency
under authority delegated by the De-
2. A qualifying score of 35 cwpm
on the typing test administered by an
office of the Job Service of Florida, the
state employment service of another
state, or the central personnel agency
of another state;
3. A qualifying score on a skills
test developed by the. employing agen-
cy and approved by the Dept. of Ad-
ministration; or
4. A qualifying score on a stan-
dardized skills testing module devel-
oped by the Dept. of Administration
and administered by an agency under
authority delegated by the Depart-
Location: Port St. Joe/Gulf
(Gulf Co. Public Health Unit). Pro-
gram: Health. Submit application
to Donna J. Drew, R.N., 502 Fourth
Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.
Telephone no.# (904) 227-1276.
2tc 7/6

Waitress and kitchen help need-
ed. Call Rob & Peter's, 227-1774.
tfc 6/29

Office, manager for real estate de-.
velopment and sales. Call -1-234-
7356. 2tc 6/29

Driftwood Motel on Mexico Beach.
is now taking applications for maids.
Apply in person, no phone calls
please. tfc 6/15

Easy Work! Excellent Payl Assem-
ble products at home. Call for infor-
matin. 504-649-0670, ext. 9575.
4tp 6/22

. CHARGE Guaranteed Regardless of
Credit Rating, Call Nowl (213) 925-
9906, ext. U3390. 4tp 6/22

Meadowbrook Manor of East-
point, Hwy. 98 & Begonia. RN's and
LPN's for 3-11 and 117 'shifts. Also,
-Certified Nursing Assistant or those
willing to train for certification. CNA's
for all shifts. New pay scale with shift
differential for 11-7 shift. Call Direc-
tor of Nursing, Debra Lewis, for an
appointment. 904/670-8571.

Start a new secure career as a Nursing
We offer:
Training Program
*Health Insurance ..
Paid Time Off Program,
Life Insurance' .
Credit Union
Starting pay uncertified, $3.80) per
S h o u r .
Starting pay, certified, $4.05 per hour.
TFC6/29. .

Kenmore dishwasher, over-
stuffed chair, -twin bed complete,
bunk mattress and spring. Call 648-

Shrimp-net, 30 ft. spread, $90.
Call 648-5447. ltc 7/6

To buy or sell Avon call 227-
1281. tfc 7/6

1978 Ford pickup, F-100, Bass-
boat, 115 h.p. Mercury outboard &
trailer. Call 229-8821 after 5 p.m.
tfc 6/29

Hi-tech sealed box speaker-sys-
tem that fits behind truck seat, $165.
Pyramid 200 watt amplifier, $55.
Sparkomratic casse'te/cd input box
for car radio, $10. Call 229-6808 after
3:00 p.m. tfc 6/29

Used ceramic molds for sale. Call
229-8941 and ask for Dot. 31c 6/22

One 2100 watt Generatbr, Sears,
new; 1. Sears Bushwacker: 1 750
Honda motorcycle, 1 8 h.p. Marine
rmotor; 2 pair skis; 1 15' fiberglass.
boat and trailer. Highland View Pawn
Shop, 227-1627-after 1 p.m

30' broadwater, all mahogany,
great family boat FWC, V8 Chrysler
with velvet drive gear, fly bridge,
sleeps 6. $6,000 obo. 229-6965.
tfc 6/1'

Electrolux and all other vacuums,
repairs. sales bags. Anything for
any vacuum and built-in central
vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyndall
Parkway, Panama City, 763-7443.
tfc 7/6

Power pole, 200 amp, 2 ground
fault breaker, 1 200 amp breaker; two
30 amp breakers, to be moved, $275.
648-8390. tfc 6/29

12'x52' mobile home, in. good
cond., 2 bdrm., 1 ba., partially fur-
nished, $2,595 cash. 648-8390.
tfc 6/29

Check Our Sale on

306 Williams Ave.
The Star

| Say You Saw


As of July 17, I 'will be keeping chil-
dren in my home on St. Joe Beach,
from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through
Friday. If interested call 648-5106 after

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

Tel-A-Story, a new Bible story
every day for.' children and
adults. Call227-1511.

Decks Kitchens Bath
All Types Construction.
2tc 6/29

Interior & Exterior'
Call Anytime
1-763-1901 or
1-874 1843. : /29
tfc 6/29

Wash & Wax -
Wash &.Shampoo Carpet
For complete information & price list
Call 229-8992 or
229-6844 after .5
TFC 7/13

Free Estimates Decks,
Porches, Portable Buildings
Picnic Tables
LUc. No. RG0058291
tfc 7/6

Is the Place for Your Special
Call 227-1613 or 229-6951

r .7

Photographed at
your location.
Call (904) 639-5850
or write P. 0. Box 869, Wewahitchka,
Florida 32465
for more information. 7
S TFC7/6
L. j

Backhoe work, dozer, work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing;
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box AlC, Port St. Joe'
Phone 229-6018

LAWYER 1-265-4794
24 Years Experience
Workers Compensation, Occupa-
tional Diseases, Injuries and Ac-.
cidents. No charge for first confer-'
ence. tfc7./6'


Now servicing the Mexico and
Port St. Joe beaches area.
Let us help you with your
window & door problems.
for A Free Estimate :.
Dave (voice pager) 87'1'8902
Office 235-7817
Panama City, FL
trc 6/29

1 U .I Bill QUaranfa
Homes Outhouses
Old .Fashioned Quality
Commercial Buildings
Hand-Nailed Craftsmanship
Log Cabins Additionis

'All Forms of Insurance
422 Reid AVe.; Port St. Joe .
Phone 229-8899
tfc 6/1

*Saws Scissors Lawn Mower Blades
Butcher Knives Drill Bits, Etc.

H. L. Harrison
Call 227-1350 or 229-8533
,1008 McClellan Ave., Port St. Joe
tfc 7/6

Repairs, Carpentry, Painting,
227-1209, Ed Mosley
tfc 7/6

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

Glen F. Combs

P. o0. Box 456
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456

Bus.: 229-8385 Home: 227-1689

Gen. Con. RG0033843
Reciprocant Member of Gu(f county Home
Builders Association
Builder qf the Year 1988 Award
tfc 6/1

We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
tfc 1/5


Sears Catalog Sales

Leon Pollock, Owner
410 Reid Avenue

408 REID AVE. 229-6954
Mon. Sat., 8 a.m.-- 8 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. 6p.m.
Self service or drop/off
t. fc 7/6

(* THE


130 Gulf Street
St. Joe Beach

Open Tuesday Friday
10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
(Other times by appointment)
OWNERS: Gayle & John Tatum
tfc 6/15

UC. # RF0051042
ER 0011618

.: Plumbing Contractor New Construction Repairs
S. Remodeling Residental and Commercial
S" Installation of Water Lines and Sewer Lines
Minor Electrical
c7/tr6 .904/229-6821



221 Reid Ave. Port.St. Joe, FL
1975 Ford Mustang, auto. trans., (904)227-1450
ac, ps, pb,. am/fm stereo cassette, FRANK HANNON, Broker
new 302 engine, new paint, body in ( FRANK HANNON, Broker
very good cond., only serious inquir- SALES ASSOCIATES
ies. Call 229-8583 after 5 p.m. Margaret Hale 648-5659 Frances Chason 229-8747
2tc 6/29 Broker/Salesman Ann Six 229-6392

'71 Bronco 302 V-8, $800; '79 PORTST. JOE
Bronco, $650. Call 639-2792, Wewa. 1101 Constitution Excellent Location for this lovely 2 story bay front home, has 3
2tp 6/29. bedrooms, 2 baths, formal dining room, fireplace, den, 2-car garage. By ap -
pointment only. $150,000 -
1987 Samurai Suzuki 4-wlheel 1304 Palm-- Perfect for retired couple. 2 bedroom, 1 bath on quiet street. Has hew
drive. 45,000 miles, excel., cond., 1' roof, new windows, added insulation, new carpet. Only $36,000.
owner, $5,500. Perfect for beach, 103 Yaupon Exceptionall Like new 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home. Great room
work, school. Call 229-6736. with fireplace. Covered deck. Garage. $69,000.00.
4tc 6/22 603 Long Ave. Walk to town from this 2 bedroom home with nice screen porch.
1986 Buick Century, $5,900. Bob 230 7th St. Price reduced on this newly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with
Hale, 648-8289. tic 6/22, deck and outside storage. Good starter home, good.rental investment.

1974 Ford LN 9000, Detroit 318, 207 6th St., Highland View Spend the summer at the pool that goes with this at-
good condo low miles on oh, 10 speed tractive 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Many other features. $75,000.-
Roadranger, a/c, radial tires, new 170 Ave. E 3 bedroom, 1 bath furnished house with storage shed and efficiency
paint. $7,500 Call 229-8081, Port. apartment. $18,000. ..
St. Joe to see and test drive. 512 4th St., Highland View 4 bedroom 2 bath, 1363 sq. ft. doublewide mobile
tfc-6/15 home on 70'x130' lot. New 1200 gal septic tank and new 8.5'x17' deck Only.
302 Ford engine, call 229-6506 .523 7th St. Attractive 2 bedroom, 1 bath, large'den, landscaped yard. $30,000."
after 3:30 p.m. 505 3rd St. Make an offer on this large frame home on 2 50x170 lots. Can be used
as home or office. Appraised at $35,000.
1966 MGB, 41,000 actual miles, 1312 Marvin Ave. Recently redecorated 3 bedroom, 1 bath home in excellent con-
spoke wheels, am/fm cassette, new edition. Has central heat/air, ceiling fans, mini blinds, carpet, built-in china cabi-
22op 65 last year, f 6/1 : net, large enclosed porch, outside storage. $51,500.
229 5 .tfc/ .' 803 Garrison Price reduced on this large 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with pool and
1972 MGB, good solid body, easi- landscaped yard. Has formal dining room, central heat and air, fireplace, lots of
ly restorable, runs fair, $750 .obo, closets', screen porch, outside living area. Owner moving, wants to sell.
229-6965. tfc 6/1 509 4th St. Commercial zoning on this 2 bedroom masonry home on. 3 50'x170'
lots. $37,500.
1978 Ford 4. wd short wheel base WHITE CITY
pick iup. Rebuilt from front to back.. Charles Ave. -'This well-kept 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home with deck, new central
Runs great, V-8, auto trans.,. good heat/air is on 2 75x150 lots. Has many extras including storage building; new.
tires & mags, lots of chrome, $3.000. pump, satellite dish. $32,000.
229-6965. tfc 6/1 THE BEACHES
.. ..." 5424 Americus St. St. Joe Beach Relax and enjoy this comfortable 3 bedroom,
1 bath home with hot tub and lanai, only 1 block from beach. $53,000.
Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach Unique 2 story home with unobstructed Gulf view. Upstairs
B_ _USINESS__.. O contains. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, great room, fireplace, large deck. Downstairs
has mother-in-law apartment, large utility room, large workshop, on 2 lots.
BE YOUR OWN BOSS Corner 7th St. & Maryland, Mexico Beach Owner anxious to sell this 3 bedroom,
1 bath stilt house on extra large corner lot. Assumable mortgage and possible
Distribute Frito-Lay, Nabisco, owner financing. Only $50,000.
Hershey@ and other name brand. 4th St., Beacon Hill -.Make an offer on this charming 2 bedroom cottage: Complete-
snack foods. No selling. Service comn- lyfurnished including dishwasher, freezer. Has new carport, fenced yard. '
pany owned accounts. Independent Ponce De Leon, St. Joe Beach Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath 14'x70' mobile home with
age part-time earnings up to $17,. sun deck and screened porch on two 75'x150' lots. Central heat & air, all appli-
You will need $15,000 cash for equip- ances. $45,000.
ment. Call 1-800-782-1550 anytime. Corner Canal & Americus, St. Joe Beach Duplex 1 block from beach, large bed-
Operator 4S. room each side. New roof and windows, Good rental record. Only #38,000.
Earn $2.00 per envelope stuffed. St. Joseph Shores Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft of highway
Send a self-addressed stamped enve- frontage:
lope to:,.PMA, Box 1152, Smyrna, GA Port St. Joe -. Monument Ave:S$20,000. .
'30080. 2tp 6/29 St. Joseph Shores 80 ft. gulf front, Hwy; 98 to water.
Port St. Joe 520 3rd St. 50x170. $8,000.
Port St. Joe 301 Woodward zoned commercial 75x150. $20,000.
SMexico Beach Texas Drive, Nice home lot 100'x100'. $10,000.
It In the Star St. Joe Beach'- Seashores, Desirable corner lot 85'x150'. $15,000.
Port St. Joe Palm Blvd. and comer of 18th Street, 2 lots. $22,000.


CASE NO. 89-67
... DefCndants.
SNotice.-is hereby given that pursuant to a Fi-
n-.nal J.udgment of Forecosure dated June 22, 1989,
and entered in Civil Case No; 89-67 of the Circuit
SCourt of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the
"State of Florida. In and for Gulf County. wherein
ION Is 'Plaintiff and CECIL H. FAIN and BETTY
S BOUCHER are Defendants, I will sell to the high-
eat bidder for cash at the front -door of the Gulf
S.: 'County Courthouse In Port.-SLt. Joe.Florlda. at
S11:00 Eleven O'Clock) A.M. E T on the 31st day
o-,...J h'o d d ribed v v. a

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Sec
tion 865,09, Florida Statutes, the undersigned cor-
poration Intends to register with the Clerk of
Court, Gulf County Florida 2456 four weeks after the
first publication of this notice, the fictitious name
or trade name under which they will be engaged In
business and in which said business Is to be car-
Pubied on 6 and 13, to-wit:
COMPANY NAME: Gulf Pines Medical Clinic
LOCATION: 102 20th Street
BUSINESS ADDRESS: P.O. Box 968. Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456
OWNER. Hubert Steeley
Publish: June 22, 29, July 6, and 13, 1989.
FNB PROPERIIES, INC., a Florida corporation,

et forth in said Final Judgment. to-wit SERA ALLEN PATTERSON; The Unknown Heirs.
S.... .Commencilng-at the NW corner of the Devisees. Grantees. Assignees. Lienors. Creditors,
West Half of the SW Quarter of SW Trustees or Other Claimants claiming by. through
S Quarter of Section -32. Township 5 under or against SERA ALEN PATTERSON. who
... Sth Range 11 West. ad run thence is not known to be dead or alive; JERRY GATES;
South 420 feet, thence run East, 210 The Unknown Heirs. Devisees 'Grantees, Assin-.
feet for Point of Beginning, thence run ees. ULienors. Creditors. Trustees or Other Clal- .
South 210 feet. thence run East 210 mants claiming by. through, under or against
feet; thence run. North 210 feet.- thence JERRY GATES, who is not known to be dead or
S.. run' West 210 feet to Point of Bein alive; and CLAYTON BROKERAGE CO. OF ST..
ng&:containing one acre more or les LOUIS. INC.. a corporation;
nd lying and begiin Section 32, Def enat. "
S. TownshIp S5 South. Range 11 West, NOTICD OFtC'T -
S Gu ou y. F .. TO: SERA ALLEN PATTERSON; and The Unknown
.' Beginning at the Northwest corner of Heirs, Devisee, Grantees. Assignees, Len-
the West Half-of Southwest Quarter of ors. Creditors, Trustees or Other Claimants
Southwest Quarter of Section 32. claiming by, through, under or against SERA
: Township 5 South. Range 11 West ALLEN PATrERSON who Is not known to be
and run South 630 feet to the Point of : dead or alive; Residence Unknown, but-
Beginning; thence run East 630 feet; whose last known residence was Post Office
thence run South 210 feet; thence "n Box 99. Hapl Hollow Lot 23, Block A, Free -
West 630 feet; thence run North 210 port, Florida O2439.
feet to the Point of Beginning, contain- YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to fore-
tong 3 acres, more or less, lying and be- close a mortgage encumbering the following prop-.
ing in Section 32, Township 5 South. erty in Gulf County. Florida
Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. Lots Seventeen (17), Nineteen (19),
DATED this 22nd day of June. 1989. Twenty (20). Twenty-two (22), and ..
BENNIE C. USTER .. wenty-Four (24). Block Four (4). City
CIRCUIT COURT CIERIK of Port St Joe,.Florida, as per official
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA plat thereof on file in Plat book 1. Page
By: /s/ Teresa A Dunlap 16, Public Records of Gulf County.
-Deg" -rFlorida'
Pu. s : June29andJuly 6 1989. : has been filed against you; JERRY .GATES; The.
June 29 and July 6, Unknown Heirs. Devisees. Grantees, Assignees, I-
FICTITIOUB KAMM enors,. Creditors, Trustees or other Claimants
Notice Is hereby-given that pursuant to Sec- claiming by,. through, under or, against JERRY .
S tio 865.09. Florida Statutes, the undersigned cor-. GATES, who is not known to be dead or alive, and
" poation intends to register with the Clerk of CLAYION BROKERAGE CO. OF ST. LOUIS, INC.,
Court, Gulf County, Florida four.- weeks after the a, cotploration; and you are-required toserve a copy.
first publication of this notice, the fictitious.name of your written defenses, If any. to.- t on Kent, .
or trade name under which they willbe engaged in. Rge& Crawford, platntffs attorney, whose ad.
business and in which said business is to be car- dress: :
S- ied on, t N-wit: : .-, .900 Florida National Bank Tower-
JACKSONVI..E. Jacksonville, Florida 32202 .
S- BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1501 lwisIndus trial-' on or before July'20, 1969, and ne the original. .
S'Drive e Jacksonvile. Floida" with the Clerk of. this Court either before service
: OWNR Sysco Ceorporatio on plaintiffs attorney" or Imi f edatly threafter-,
P' .Publlsh:June 15, 22. 29:and July 6.. 1989. '- : .otherwise default will be entered against you for.

2 trainers for rent, furnished or-
unfurnished, call 227-1281.
tC 7/6

2. bedroom furnished apartment.
In town. $225 per month, water in-
cluded. 229-6571 after 5:00.,
S : tp
`2 bedroom trailer, furnished. For
sale: .nice camper, sleeps 4. 227-:
1260. 4tp 7/6

2 bedroom furnished or unfur-
nished mobile hore, 14'x60', Ame-s,
cus Balboa, St. Je Bets; depos$185
per mo. 648-5060.: 2tp7/6

-. Mobile 229747home for rent on 386ask for

,_Frances. .. tfe6/22
S.Beah.tree all 8-5047.bdrm, 2About
miles bridgerm 2tespaid.7/6
a e. Nbedrom par pets. alyeave mesfurnshed
S apartment comer.anal & A cu6/22
couple or singleonl, no peposit equirepos-
No pets. 229. 67478-8 221-1450 ask for
Frances.. tf 6/22

Beautiful gulf view at St. Joe
Beach.. Luxury .2 bdath 2 ba. en-
furnished house. Modem, efficient,
:. arpetf.p cen, fr air. 3rd story IsCall
: master bdr. Part utilities 6/1aid.
Lease. No pets. Leave message, 648-
.5977.' 4t"c6/22
2 bdrm.shed trailer, deposit Overstrequired.
No 648-pets. 48-8211 after 6 p.m. 7/6
tfc 6/22
2, bTdrm. 1 bathed apartment,ceh.t
S. h&a, refrig. & stove, $300 ualo. Call
227- 11Fr 9 or64-5037. tfc 6/15

Nice Fuexecutived hme 3 bdrm., 2
ba I on golf course. $695 mo. Appli-
ances. Included. Call Pam at 229-6
:. ..63l4.*-..'.. 716

Snurnished trailers at Overstreet.
648-53'6. : tfc7/6

: Three one bedrooig. apartments
equipped for the handicapped. Rent
determined by income. Equal Housing
` Opportunity. Call 227-7451 Monday
thru Friday, 9 tir5-, tfc 7/6

-Furnished large 2 bdrm. apart-
ment. No pets. Call 229-6777 after 6
p.m. tfc7/6
Unfurnished 1g9 2 bdrm',: 1 ba.
house w/stove & refrig.,-carport, stor-
age area, 1g. screen porch,' fenced
back yard, ch&a,. no pets. Call 229-
6777'fter 6 p.m,- :fe 7/6

Mexico Beach ;

Lots 40'x100'. All hook-up s.
electric, water, septic, tel., cable
TV, natural gas, $65 a month lot
: '. R.W. BAKER
S; r (904) 648-8201
:.* : ;'.*} ** -* *

* -- -. 't ~

Apartments for the elderly or dis-
abled Call 229-6353. Rent based
upon income. .. tfc 7/6

Nice one, two & three bedroom
apartments. Cen.' h&a, stove & frost-
free refrigerator, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry ...
rm. provided. Rent determined by In-
come. Handicap units available. Pine-
Ridge Apartments, 227-7451. Equial
Housing.: tfc 7/6

the relief demanded in the complaint or petition
S WITrNESS my hand and seal of this Cou
the.IS day ofJune. 1989. ,
Clerk of the Circuit Court. *
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
Publish: June 22, 29, July 6, and 13, 1989.

As of June 22, 1989, I will no longer b,
sponsible for any debts other than those inci
by myself.
S/s/ James M. Cooley
Publish: June 22, 29, July 6, and 13, 1989.

CASE NO. 89-23
vs.. '
NOTICE ls hereby- given, pursuant to the
Summary Final Judgment in- Foreclosure, dated
the 25th day of May. 1989. In the ,abovestyled
cause. I willsell'to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the front door of the Gulf County Court-
house in Port St. Joe. Florida. at 11:00 a.m. on the
18th day of July. 1989.. the following described .
property In Gulf, Florida, as set forth in said Sum-
mary Final Judgment, to-wit
The Southwest Quarter of -the Southeast
Quarter of Section 4, Township 4 South,
Rahge 10 West Gulf County, Florida .
LESS AND .EXCEP: Lots 30 and 31 of
Yearling Estates, an unrecorded subdivi-
sion further described as follows: '.
Lot #30: Commencing at the SW corner of
SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 4. T4S .
RIOWr thence N89'27'30"E, 210'; thence.
NOO'0039W. 505.0' thence N 80959'19"E ,
150'; thence N 70'59'19E; 94.28'; to the
Point of Beginning; thence continue N
70'59'19"E, 125.0'; thence N1I'48'32"W
.75.67'; thence S72'5921"W, 125.0';
thence S16'49'32"E, 380.03' to the, Point
of Beginning. Reserving the North .33.0'
and the South 33.0' for Road R/W and :
containing 1.08 acres more or less.
Lot l31: Commencing at the SW o Corner
.of SW 1/4 of'SE 1/4 of Section 4, T4S.
RIOW; thence N 89'27'30"E. 210' thence .
N00'00'39W, 506.0' to the Point of Begin-
ning: thence N8959'19gE. 15O' thence N
S 705919"E, 94.28'; thence N16'4932'W.
380.03'; thence S72'59'21"W. 35.10';.
thence continuealong a curve to the south .
having a radius 'of 135.14' a delta angle of
,73'00' for a ac distance of 172.18'; thence
S0o'00'a'9E, 2550'. to the Point of Begin-
ntng Reservng the Northerly 33.0'. the
West 33.0. and the South. 33.0 for Road
R/W arid' containing 1.51 acres more or
S'less. -
Dated this 9th day ofJune, 1989. .
By /s/ Toa Knox. DeputyClerk
Publish: June 29 and July 6, 1989 .
'. NOTICE IS HEREBY-GIVEN that the. Board
of County Commissioners :of Gulf Counfty, Florida
will hold. aipubllc hearing to consider closing, va-
cating, and discontinuing a portion of Jackson
Street, in Oak Grove, further described-as follows:
That certain portion of Jackson Street
lying between Lot 14, Block I of J.R
S orton Subdtvision (Plat Book 2, Page
S. -and Lot 185: Block 4 of Oak Grove
Subdivision (Plat Book 1, Page 12).. as
recorded In the Office of the Clerk of
the Circuit Court, Gulf County. Flori-
The public hearing willbe held in the County'
Commissoners' meeting room at the Gulf County
Courthouse. in Port St- Joe. on"July 11, 1989; at
9:05 a.m., E.D.T. Comments rom any interested
parties are welcome. '

rt on

RegistirAation Has Begun

for Fall Semester at GC

Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege will hold registration for the.
fall semester beginning July 5 dat
12:30 p.m. in the Office ofAdiis-~
sions and Records. Current and."
former students may register as
well as first-time and transfer
students who have attended one
of GCCC's pre-advising sessions.
Students are required to see
an academic adviser, before they-
register- in order to receive a
Course Approval Card. Advisers -
will be available in the divisions
to advise students and .issue
these -cards from July .5 through
July 28, Monday through Thurs-
day from 12:30 until 5:30 p.m.
...Adviser locations will be post-.

SBy:/Douglas C: Bimningham '
Attest: ,// er"inyC. Muster
Publish' Juei 29 and July 6, 1989. ..

S, The Bord of County CommMinsoner of Gulf-
County, Florida will receive sealed bids from an
person., company.r corporatfoi interested in ell-
In' the County the following described I-nsurance
I. Worker's Compensatoh .' .
S:. .. IL- BuildinMgisd Contents .
I... L Group Health Insurance ...
IV.. Ambulance Drivers and-Attendants -
Malpractice ..
"V. Blanket Accident Policy: Volunteer -
Fir.men -. and Ambulance Squad
S Members -
VI. Public Employees Bla.nkt Bond:
Tax Collectot's Office. -
VII. Money and Securiti#s Bond and Ad-
S dendum:.Taxi Collector's Office -. '.
'; v. Money and Securities Bro* d Form
.. Policy: Clerk of CIairctCur'SOJtBc'.
S Publi"c Employees Honesty Bond:
Clerk of Circuit-Court's Office : .
X Fidelity Bond: Gulf Coutty Water.
S Systen: Clerk of Circuit Court's Of-
XI. Comprehensive Gener iablity I
(XII. Boiler and Machinery : -
I.m.Florida Law Enorcement $50.000..
S, Death Benefts also Florida 4 aw.En-
SforemenL$20,000 DeathBenefits :.
OPTIONAL. Dental Insurance Policy Rider: to ..'
Go.';Gup Health Politcy,'..
s. -pec l8cations.canbe obtained for a $2500 "
fee from the- Office of the Clerk-,of the Cir cuit
Court. Gulf County Courthouse, "1000 Fifth Street.
P rt StL Joe, FL,32456:. Bid will be received until.
:00p.., ED.T;. on August 22..1989 at the Of-
flee of the Clerk-of the Circuit Court. The"Board of
County Commissioners retains the 'right to reject
any and all bids.' ....
B; /s./ Douglas C. Birningham .
ATrESrT: /a/.senny C. ter -
Clerk ,, u :2 d J u .
PublIsh June 29 and July 6. 1909.;: '.. '

ed. in the Student Development
Building. .
Registration for the .fall se-
-mester will continue through July
28,- Monday through Thursday,
from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and

. Friday from 7:30 a.m.: until 4
More information about regis-
tration js available at 769-1551,
extension" 240 through 243 and

Say You Sa It InThe Star
+ W StarB.!

Weant You To Be
Part of the Fenrdlf y Place

BIBLE STUY... Q. 8;.45 a.m *. EVENING WORSHIP .. p.mi.
MORNINGWORSHIP. 11:00a.m. WEDNESDAY......... m:-.
,CHURCH TRAINING ... 5:45 p.tn..

Long Avenue Baptist Churcl

1601 Long Avenue
PASTOR O. of Music M. of Youth .
. ..' EducatJor: & Recreation

1: 1 " 1; ""* "' "' ^ ^ '


Served with Baked Potato or Served with all
French fries, salad or slaw : l9 t t ihe trimmings .

SEAFOOD PLATTER Served with baked potato, French flies,
alad or slaw

r' .001. Fresh.:
I.on oyster or shrimp dinner
I from to 10p.m. nightly I -

Charles Smith.

2'bdrm. furnished nice house on c, .'_ ,/- ... .. Zl .. .. .
1 1/3 lots. 100' from beach. Canal ^%.!B"..
St..,.St. Joe Beach. $200 month. Call -*".%' .
Marianna,. 904/482-3884. tfc 7/6 t,' i

vate baths or dormitory-style. Daily or *
weekly rates. Will renovate to your
taste for lease. 302 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe, FL 229-8723. ... tfc 7/6
Monthly Rentals: 1, 2 and 3 _:"" _". __'".. "_"_ _"_""" "_-_-" """"
Bedroom homes and townhouses, fur- ,
nished or unfurnished. Off-season 'f .
rates. ERA Parker Realty, Hwy. 98 & .
31st St., Mexico Beach. 904/648- **t
5777. tic7/6

For Rent or Sale: 2 bdrm., 2 bath IP
house at Cape San Blas, many extras.. T -
Call 229-8385 or 227-1689. tfc 7/6 -S CUmHtC( I ION FLUID BY
For Rent: Mini-warehouse *s^tor-' "' \ 2 LIQUID PAPER I
For Rent: Mini-warehouse stor- Penetrates the paper to leave a like-new surface.
age. For more information call 229- 5 Spill-resistant, plastic bottle: White oz.
6200. tfc7/6 P List 1 12 a&
Low White AS3-564-01 $1.59 $.85 $1.7..
2 bdrm. spacious apartments, asi tde erBuff AS3-M6-01 1.69 1.05 .99
easy to heat and. cool. Reasonable de- Low Ledger Green AS3-57-01 19 1.05 .99
posit & rent. No pets. Call 227-1689 a Yellow -. AS356B01 169 1.05 .99
after 6 p.m. Best deal in town, save ach Pink AS3-56-01 1.69 1.05 .99
on utility bills ... t i 7 ,/6 Blue AS3.571 1.69 1.05 .99
per box Green AS3-571.o0 1;69 1.05 .99
Warehouse space with office. Ap- oldeod 3-57201 169 1.05 .99 '
prox. 850 s. ft. Suitable for Intocn .. S .Ta"Nad D eTPL o 16y s 1.0 .
tor or sman service business.227- Fit all standard staplers. Precision-made, to offer
1100 daysonly. tfc7/6 you exact, non-jamming operation. Full strip of 210
1 V staples. 5,000 staples per box. PEN & INKO BY LIQUID PAPER F
ist 1 Ibx 20bx i. 100 I. P Corrects handwritten errors. Effective with
S f ANll11 11 $2 10 $ .99 3 .89 $ .7 iD ballpoint, roller ball, felt- tip and other Inks. Spill-

GARA E S AS3.747-41 I $1.69 $1.05 $.99

Yard Sale, 1511 Monum ent Ave., "11/
July 8, 9am. till2.p.m. Lo...of .. ..
clothes, dishes, new set bunk :beds, "
sewing machine, bike, misc. Iteris:; No .
early sales. Rain cancels. .

Service. Station Clearance Yard : -
Sale, equipment and stock. 010 Gar-
rison Ave, 9 till 2, July st, 8th& Low'& .
15th. Items large and small for own-. 7 as -
.ers-&customers. t"3t 6'2+... i

SYard Sale, Friday & Saturday, each
Jy 7 & 8, 8 a.m.- 12.noon. 1310
cots & triiiets, etc. Tree stands Heat sealed vinyl over heavy-weight chipboard fbr durability
bicycle, typewriter, fishing rod & reel, 0 Heavy Duty nickel-plated steel ring mechanisms for long-lapting use
sorre fixture, dog house. Rain can-a i rs make opening & closing easy I
cels! Insle front and back pockets for extra storage ._ --_ *
BigSa, Fa an St .Capacity 1.2 CapacIty 2 CapaIty Capacity
Big Sale, Friday and Saturday, .| Black l2-C110-1I2-BK A2C1181-K A-C1182 L2 -C1183li
Gulf Station, 32nd St., Mexico Beach. : lue. AL2-C1180-12-BE AL2-C1181-BE A-C1182-BE A2-C113-BE Lo
Phitints and lawn ornaments, portable, Green AL2-C11U8-1I2-GN AL2-C1181-N AL2-CS1182-GN AL2-C1183-ON ow
typewriter, :sewing machines, itte"hen ..Red AL2-C1180-1/2-RDO A2C1181-RD A il2-C182-RD AL2C1183-RD
:set. used"furtiiture, lots of new Iltenis.'. List ,, (N. 12 +
Also flea market Items wanted on con. -16 6Capacity $ 3.78 $2.59 $2.09 $1.49 r dozen
slgnmentor will buy-- ; .. -. '- 1" Capacity I 3.78 2.59 2.09 1.49 per
S1 r Capacity 7.55 5.2 9 4.19 2.99 1
Garage-Sale, 9 a.m. 3 p.m; 3 3' Capacity 11.25 7.88 6,009 5.39 SMOOTH WRITING
families.. 104 Monica :Drive-, Ward IAI_ ln C N AC B e BIC OU S C .3
Ridge, Saturday, July 8. Rai or WITH L L OL R N BACKB NE ht h, comfortable barr
shine. pB2 Capaciy 3- Capacity Tough tungsten carbide tip writes through carbons
Black AL2.1181B. AL2C1182-BKL AL2C1183BKL Long lasting ink supply..
S. .ist' 1 ea12:. Fine Medium List 1. ds il 12 d
S .. 1" Capacity I $4.26 $2. $2.29 $1.6 Blue AN11-GSF-11iBE IANEI 1 I-BE $3. 4 S.39 1.1t $1.M I
2"C 7.75 5.39 4.29 3.09 Black ANI-UF1-IK ANI-6M-1IK 3.48 1,39 1.11 1.0
T3 Ca y 12.73 7.97 6,19 5.49 Red ANI-1F11-1RD | AmfGM1* RD 3.48 1.M 1.11 1.M

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r AD MILL St*ar Publishing to. *Printers
HIGHWAY 98 304306 Williams Ave. Phone 227-1278 SUPPIeS
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