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FIFTY-FIRST YEAR, NUMBER 46
Florida's DOT has secured
right of way for the new high-rise
bridge at White City and is adver-
tising this week for bids to re-
move the buildings and other ob-
stacles which are on the right-of-
Gene Martin, District Project
Engineer for DOT in Chipley, told
The Star yesterday the state road
agency is working for a Septem-
ber date to let the contract for the
Martin pointed out that some
negotiations for property were not
completely finalized as yet, but
expressed a confidence that all
problems would be ironed out
and deeds signed before Septem-
ber. 'We are going ahead with
clearing away the buildings," he
'"We have some coordination
still to work out with our federal
funding portion of the project,
but we're hopeful we can call for
bids to be received by the end of
September and a contract award-
ed," Martin said.
If the present schedule expe-
riences no glitches along the way,
Martin said actual construction
should begin around the first of
the new year, "It usually takes
about four months between
awarding a contract and actual
work to begin," Martin said.
Bids are to be received on
July 28 for removal of the build-
ings on the right-of-way, accord-
ing to the legal advertisement
published in this week's issue of
The White City bridge is the
second of three high-rise bridges
scheduled"-for construtio6rfl >
Gulf County. A bridge at Over-
street was completed the first of
the year, and a new bridge at
Highland View, across the Gulf
County Canal, is already in the
Industry-Deep Water Port-Fine People-Safest Beaches In Florida
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, JULY 13,1989
County Would Reduce Share
of New Gas Tax Revenue
Partially opened El Governor has finishing cosmetic touched being applied.
Beach Motel Shaping Up
The world of the high-rise beach motel
was a long time coming to this part of the
Florida Panhandle, but last week, a portion
of the new five-story El Governor Motel on
Mexico Beach opened its doors for business
to become the first motel of more than two
stories to go into operation between Panacea
and Panama City.
That's a stretch of just slightly more than
100 miles, -in a state which is seeing its
beaches being built up like wild-fire.
Some years ago, the stretch of beach
through this area was labeled as 'The Last
Frontier," of Florida. That "last .frontier" des-
ignation is fading fast.
William D. Baxter of Marianna is winding
down work on his newEl Governor Motel, af-
ter beginning the project some two years
ago. In the early days of the construction,
Baxter ran into zoning and sewage disposal
problems. He has since settled the zoning
problems and has built a small sewage dis-
posal plant to handle the sewage generated
by the facility.
The new motel has 102 rooms with kitch-
ens in 86 of the units. Two suites will occupy
the east side of the two top floors of the
The motel will contain a gift shop and a
small lounge, as well as a swimming pool,
which will be located on the east end of the
building, and is' still under construction.
Parking will be under the building and
across the street.,
Completion was scheduled before the
summer season- started, on Memorial Day,
but weather delays pushed that date back.
The new building is already partially
open and doing'/business. 'We opened 48
rooms on the week end of July 4," the pro-
ject coordinator said early this week, "and
the remainder of the building should be
completed, hopefully, by August 1."
Gulf County's two cities are
expected to oppose a proposition
by the Gulf County Commission
that they accept a smaller share
of money to come from a new six
cent gasoline tax, which was ap-
proved' by the Commission last
The City Commission of Port
St. Joe met Tuesday night, after
receiving a letter from the County
Tuesday afternoon, containing
their proposal, and expressed
their disappointment over the
Mayor Frank Pate was not
present at the meeting, but said
Wednesday morning he concurs
with the other Commissioners in
their decision to resist.
'We more or less led the
County Commissioners into this
program as a means to repair
and replace our disintegrating
paving, and now they want us to
do without. I'm very disappointed
in their latest proposal," the May-
CITIES WOULD GET LESS
A distribution of funds agreed
upon earlier by both cities and
the county had Port St. Joe re-
ceiving $900,000, the city of We-
wahitchka $600,000 and the
county $1.5 million from a pro-
posed bond issue to be financed
by the six-cent tax.
The three governing bodies
were scheduled to meet at 5:00
p.m., Tuesday to come to a final
agreement, when County Com-
mission Chairman, Doug Birm-
ingham abruptly cancelled the
Tuesday afternoon meeting at the
regular County Commission
meeting Tuesday morning.
Birmingham cancelled the
conference at the close of the
County Commission meeting,
saying he felt such a meeting
would serve no purpose.
Birmingham also announced
a new proposal for dividing the
bond issue funds, suggesting an
allocation of $1 million to resur-
face C-30 from its intersection
with Highway 98 to the Franklin
County line; $600,000 for Port
(Continued on Page 3)
in Gulf County
Gulf County's Environmen-
tal Specialist, Doug Kent, said
Tuesday an incidence of rabies
has been reported in Gulf
"A raccoon was shot, tested
and found to be rabid in the
Willis Landing area recently,"
Kent said. "It was just an acci-
dent the people decided to
have the head tested, but when
they sent it off, it proved to be
positive," Kent said.
The health department rep-
resentative said a rabid rac-
coon was recently found in the
Apalachicola area. He said a
family had found small baby
raccoons and taken them
home. After one died, mysteri-
ously, it was tested and found
to be rabid. "This made it a
good chance the other animals
were rabid also and the hu-
mans had been exposed by
playing with the small ani-
"I would suggest everyone
have their pets innoculated by
a trained person immediately,"
Fire Damages Tower
A fire apparently caused only minor damage to the Ari-
zona Chemical Company plant here in Port St. Joe, late
Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
The blaze broke out in one of the fractionating towers of
the plant while it was being shut down for repairs, at about
11:30 Saturday night. According to plant manager John
Trout, the entire plant was being shut down for three weeks
of maintenance when the fire occurred. Trout said company
officials won't know the cause of the fire or how extensive
damage was until later on in the week, when the repairs to
the tower begin.
Port St. Joe's volunteer fire department was called to
the scene and aided Arizona Chemical workers with the
stubborn blaze until nearly 3:00 a.m., Sunday, when it was
determined to be safely extinguished.
Several times during the night, the fire would be out,
only to flare up again.
City Replatting Part of Holly Hill Cemetery
Present Facility Running
With Mayor Pate absent from
Tuesday night's meeting, the City
Commission primarily discussed
their actions or reactions to the
proposal from the County Com-
mission Tuesday to reduce Port
St. Joe's share of a recently ap-
proved gasoline tax.
The Commission approved of
James B. Roberts to act as their
representative in negotiations
with the County Commission and
tentatively discuss their position
under the new proposal.
The matter is discussed in
more detail in another story on
Clerk Alden Fan-is advised
the Commission Tuesday that
space is running out in the
present Holly Hill Cemetery and
presented a suggested new plat
for a portion of the perpetual care
cemetery property to be used as
the extension of Holly Hill.
The plat contained 442 sep-
arate plots with space for 1,248
Mayor Pro-Tem James Rob-
erts led the commission in a dis-
cussion about what requirements
they would make about burial in
the new section. "Do we want to
allow markers, or do we want to
follow the rules for perpetual
care, so we can maintain the ce-
metery properly?" was the ques-
tion posed to the Commission by
Out of Burial Plots Space
After discussing the pros and developing downtown Port St.
cons of the situation, the Com- Joe.
mission decided to keep the per- Taylor presented the names
petual care requirements in of Dr. Tim Nelson, Bill Sumner,
place, allowing only a ground lev- Steve Richardson, Wesley Ram-
el bronze plate to mark burials. sey, Emily Roche, Linda Bordelon
Commissioner Emily Roche and Taylor to work with the UF
remarked that private graves team.
aren't maintained in the present Acting Mayor Roberts said
cemetery and the marker require- the Commission would accept the
ments would allow the City to committee names and may add a
maintain a neat, well kept ap- person or two in a few days.
pearance at the new section of OTHER BUSIESS
cemetery. OTHER BUSINESS
COMMITTEE NAMED In other items of business,
Wayne Taylor, representing the Commission:
the Merchant's Association, pre- -Made a change in the lan-
sented a suggested committee to guage of their sewage collection
the Commission to work with a ordinance to comply with require-
University of Florida team in re- (Continued on Page 3)
Returns With a Vengeance
Seaweed has been around longer and in more abundance
thanusual this year and there is no indication it is abating in the
near future. The weed, which dries out and becomes a haven for
hatching dog flies, has been invading the Gulf Coast beach-
including Gulf County-since about mid-June, but since early
p- tropical storms have been rising up in the Central America area
early this season, the weed invasion has seemed to grow in in-
Both Gulf and Bay counties have mounted campaigns to rake
the beaches clean of the dark wiry-appearing weed, which is
proving distasteful to tourists who have come to the beach to en-
joy a period of fun in the sun. The fun in the sun is still largely
unfettered, now that the daily rains have eased off some, but the
seaweed lingers, giving a dimension to beach going which was
not expected by visitors.
Beach rental owners have been complaining of the invasion
and asking local governments to do what they can to keep the
beaches swept clean, but the weed has been piling in faster
than it can be raked out
The worst-and hopefully the beginning of the end-of the
seaweed influx came last week end, when the weed came
ashore in huge rafts and piled up for several feet beyond the wa-
ter's edge, completely obliterating the normal stretches of white
sand. In some places, the weed had piled up to as much as
knee deep on the shore, with still more coming in.
Efforts to keep ahead of the invasion with raking operations
may make some headway now that the influx has slowed.
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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JULY 13,1989
We see where the Bay County school system is agonizing
over the subject of putting armed guards in some of its schools
and trying to decide how they can pay for the guards.
On occasion, Panama City's newspaper, The News-Herald,
is prone to butting into our business over here in Gulf County,
and gives us advice on what we should do to solve our prob-
Well, turn about is fair play, so we'll just give Bay County
some advice on how to solve this problem. Unfortunately, it's a
problem almost every county in the State of Florida is bothered
with, but most of us have to this date refrained from consider-
ing the introduction of armed guards into our school houses.
Now, here in Port St. Joe, in Gulf County, we have the next
thing to an armed guard, but he doesn't carry a nine millimeter
zap gun or an Uzi. We have a retired Marine sergeant, who
serves as hall monitor in the High School, and also doubles as
a school monitor to free teachers of this duty. The retired ser-
geant's tone of voice is all he needs to keep some semblance of
order in the school. But, we're not suggesting Bay County get
them a retired Marine sergeant as the solution to their prob-
We're suggesting, instead, that the teachers be armed with
a simple yard stick, with instructions on how to use it and per-
mission to smack an unruly student across the backside with
said yard stick, if he gets out of line.
We had as many teachers in our school years as most any-
body and that yard stick, plus the threat of a whaling at the
hands of principal Waddel Biggart if we were sent to the office,
kept us in line pretty well.
Add to that the knowledge that our parents would be noti-
fied we had been chastised with assistance from a yard stick or
Biggart's paddle at school, and we would get a second dose at
home. This kept order in school like you wouldn't believe.
Our backsides might have been bruised on occasion, but
our future wasn't tainted with the opinion that we could get by,
with most anything, most anytime.
We're an advocate that the yard stick and the paddle, with
permission to use both-within reason of course-will serve to
keep order in any school, anywhere.
Legalize Drunk Driving
Maybe we should thank the Supreme Court for their recent
flag ruling, rather than castigate them. Certainly, before we
castigate, we should read their ruling and know thoroughly
what it says. We'll admit, we haven't, but we're backing down
on our first thought of the Supreme Court's ruling for burning
flags and reserving opinion for when we do.
Not having read the ruling isn't the reason we're softening
our thoughts. We're cutting the Supreme Court some slack be-
cause of the reactions it has caused among the people of the
We have never seen such a fervent patriotic reaction to any-
thing the Supreme Court has come up with since the prayer in
school thing. Of course, a thorough look at the prayer in school'
thing has convinced us they did the right thing here. The reac-
"1tion of some states and some school districts has been less"
than pleasing, but the Supreme Court did protect our rights to
indulge or refrain from prayers prescribed by a government.
Some have interpreted it to say there will be no prayer in
school and have taken it as an excuse to prohibit prayer.
Very few people thought, fervently, about the flag in our na-
tion until the ruling of three weeks ago. Now, we're all aware of
the significance of our flag; it's importance in our history and
its significant symbol for freedom.
That's an important introduction to our life-style which we,
frankly, welcome. We wouldn't see our passions toward the flag
revert to the ho-hum level it occupied prior to the ,Supreme
Court ruling. We're enjoying this revival of the Betsy Ross syn-
Really, maybe those old boys at the Supreme Court knew
what they were doing when they made their opinion public.
They knew the American people would react in such a manner
to where a person wouldn't dare burn an American Flag in
public on consideration of the pain he would have inflicted on
his person from .-patriotic Americans. That is a better deterrent
than a law, any day.
Now, if we could just get the Supreme Court to legalize
drunk driving ...
iHunker Down with Kes I
The Buck Stops Here, The Produce
Truck Stops Here, The Meat Wagon
Stops Here, The Bread Man Comes By
I don't have any sisters. To be
honest, I've never.really sat down
and "reasoned" as to why God.
saw fit to give me brothers in-
stead of sisters. I figured Leon.
and David were enough. We did
brother things growing up. Leon.
as the oldest, beat me up nearly',,
everyday. I, quite naturally, beat
on younger brother Dave. That's',
what brothers do. And I can re-.,'
member so well Leon getting mad-
at mother 'cause she'd make him
take me along when he'd go down'
to Nicky Joe's home to ride hdrs-,'
es. And, of course, I couldn't
stand it when I'd start over to,,
Yogi's and mom would "rule" that'
Dave got to come with me. Can
you imagine how embarrassing to''
have your little brother tagging'
along? I wouldn't say a word to
him. I might punch him a few
times if I thought he was about to
speak. That's what Leon did to
Yes sir, brothers, I under-
stand. We didn't talk much,'
mostly we just tagged along and
beat on each other. And, boy
howdy, I couldn't wait to grow up
and get big and be like Leon.
My wife had sisters. Now, I'm
not anti-sisterS; and I certainly
don't want this to sound like I
am. I just don't know anything
about them. But I'm getting a lit-
tle on-the-Job training two of
Cathy's are visiting with us for a
At least I thought Cathy said
they'd only be here for a week.
Listen, they' brought enough
clothes to outfit the June Taylor
dancers on a six month tour of
the Soviet Union. I casually tried
to mention to Cathy that I think
they've moved in permanently but
she missed the hint. You can't be
too direct in a situation like this.
You know what I mean?
We had a wedding to attend
Saturday afternoon and Cathy
was pondering what to wear. Well
sir, Jo Blair and Gay got to pull-
ing dress after dress out of those
suitcases and modeling them
right in the middle of our living
room. I thought I was at Gold-
blums. Cathy makes her selection
and Jo Blair lets her wear it. She
was thrilled that one of her dress-
es was chosen. I Just tried on
Leon's black leather jacket with
the zippers on the sleeve one time
and he near about beat me half to
death. Sisters I don't under-
You take for instance food. I
thought sisters ate those little
light sandwiches with the crust
cut off. Your little finger never,
never touches the side of the tea
glass. Wrong. The day they
showed up Jo Blair came in and
before she got to me with a hug
(and sisters can do some hugging)
she was saying, "What have you
got to eat we haven't had a bite
Sisters don't eat little finger
sandwiches like we've all been led
to believe. No sir, I watched in
awe as those girls shoved meat-
loaf, mashed potatoes, three bean
salads and casseroles of every de-
scription down with both hands.
They don't ever stop. I'm telling
this with my hand up I went to
(See KESLEY, Page 3)
I rW. %AiT: rVV L Y II. M n MAC/
Mother Nature Has Been Getting In Her Licks at the Beach
MOTHER NATURE MAY not
always be nice, but it's still not
nice to fool with her ... or so the
old cliche says.
I don't know whether or not
Mother Nature is trying to tell us
something, or show us the plans
of human beings can sometime
be mighty significant, but here of
late, it seems as if the old Mother
is trying to tell us small mortals
that if she wants to put seaweed
on her beaches, she will put sea-
weed on her beaches, regardless
of what we weak humans decide
to do about it or what we might
think about it.
Mother has gone about bring-
ing more seaweed to Gulf County
beaches this year than has been
seen around these parts in a
Would it surprise you to
know the motel owners and those
who live off the tourist coming to
the beach each spring, summer
and fall, are fit-to be tied about
the situation? .
It was probably the tropical
storms which have lashed Texas,
Louisiana and Mississippi over
the past week or 10 days, which
has broken all that seaweed loose
and sent it piling up on our
beaches with the gusto only
Mother Nature could muster.
THE ONLY CONSOLATION
in the matter is that the same sit-
uation probably prevails between
here and Brownsville, Texas. If
this is so, consider just how
much seaweed has washed
ashore on the northern shore of
the Gulf of Mexico if every part of
the coast line has been hit as
hard as Gulf and Bay Counties.
Having seaweed on our
beaches is nothing new. It comes
every year about this time. Fortu-
nately, it has always come in
' smaller doses and people going to
the beaches were either able to
ignore it or local governments
were able to handle it, given the
volume of its accumulation.
This time, though, there is no
handling the problem. It's just
going to have to be a matter of
enjoying that part of the beach ei-
ther above or below the seaweed
line and ignoring the gathering
Anyone who expects local,
state or federal government to
handle the onslaught we have
had in the past two or three
weeks, is just being unreasona-
ble. It is coming ashore as fast, or
faster, than it is being hauled off.
FRIDAY, I WAS out at the
beach, taking some pictures and
doing some business, when ,I
happened to glance out at the
water and, strangely, it seemed to
be a rust color. I thought my eyes
were going bad, until I stopped
beside the highway and did a
double take. Sure enough, the
water was a rust color, all the
way out to the first reef.
Know what that rust color
was? It was seaweed, riding the
currents to the beach in such vol-
ume it had covered the water for
about 50 feet at sea.
The weed had collected on
the beaches, which were only re-
cently cleaned, to nearly knee
deep for a distance of some 30
feet or so back from the water's
EVEN AS BAD AS the sea-
weed problem is this year, I'll wa-
ger that not near the attention
would have been paid the situa-
tion if the county Mosquito Con-
trol department had not set out
to clean the stuff off the beach a
couple of weeks ago.
Since an effort has been
made to clean up the beaches,
and since they are in such a
mess now, there is going to be
complaint after complaint about
the gathering situation with de-
mands being made to "do some-
Fortunately, our county forc-
es have a built-in excuse for not
being able to handle the situa-
tion. All they have to do is go to
Beacon Hill, sidle up to the
county line and point in the di-
rection of Mexico Beach and veri-
fy that Bay County has not been
able to handle the problem, ei-
I remember, Sam Graves say-
ing, on the day he put Gulf
County equipment to work and
Bay County had their machinery
working over the line on Mexico
Beach, 'Those people have the
thing you need to rake this stuff
Let me give you a little tip. In
spite "having the right thing," Bay
County's beaches are in just a
big a mess as ours.
TRUE, ITS ONLY temporary.
The people who came to the
'World's Most Beautiful Beach-
es," will surely see them if they
wait around for a little while, or if
they dig down through all that
seaweed accumulating on the
The tourists don't know it,
but they're seeing the best side of
the seaweed. If they hang around
long enough, they will be here
when the dogflies, which are in-
cubating in the drying weed,
hatch out and plague the coast-
line with their stinging bites.
So. you see, regardless of
how badly Mother Nature treats
you, she also has a more severe
surprise in store, which you
could have experienced.
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"'KIn'a1ATAR POT1 S IT- JOR FLU'TH-1URSD~AV. JULY 13. 1989 PfI AAi ift tf. J..s~.iS i..
g. ~By Wendell Campbell
Some Observations on Time
If you ask 100 teenagers to define time, the greatest majority
will probably tell you time is a magazine advertised on TV.
Webster defines time, in part, as, "A period or occasion with ref-
erence to one's personal reaction to it: a period of existence."
We've all heard or said, at one time or another, remarks such
as, "I just didn't have time," or, "Where did all the time go?" A fa-
vorite of my children is, "I can't wait until tomorrow, or next week,
I was reminded of this just last week, the occasion of my young-
est son's 13th birthday. Several days prior to his birthday he re-
marked, "Dad, did you know that on June 29th, I'll be a teenager? I
It doesn't seem like it was that long ago that I was looking for-
ward to becoming a teenager. After that, I couldn't wait until I was
16 so I could get my driver's license.
The most memorable day I looked forward to was my 21st birth-
day. I honestly thought that on that day I would suddenly become a
grown-up man, all the women would recognize me as such and
flock to my feet, I would think .only grown-up thoughts, I would
suddenly be projected into a more acceptable social and business
status and that life would, for the first time, be revealed to me in all
clarity with all its beauty.
For several months prior to that date, I looked forward to my
new status; that of becoming a "real man". I would be hard pressed
to explain how disappointed I was after October 12, 1960, because
To most people, I think, it boils down to this: young people want
time to hurry and pass in anticipation of coming, more pleasant
events. Older people, on the other hand, want the!clock to tick more
slowly so they can complete what they should have when they were
wanting time to hurry.
There was a short time in my life when time Wasn't a predomi-
nant factor. Remembering as best I can, It was during my mid-to-
late thirties. Things were going quite well at that time, both eco-
nomically and socially, and I was really enjoying life. Good things
happened each day, it seemed. I looked forward to each day with
vigor and anticipation and each morning saw the sun rise through
rose-colored glasses. I even looked forward to the bad times.
This period of time in my life didn't last long, however, and
-when I finally saw the forest through the trees, I really began to ex-
perience life as it really is. I had a difficult time, however, accepting
life on its terms because she wasn't the beautiful maiden I had pic-
tured her to be. I wasted a lot of valuable time trying to change life,
mostly other people's.
Of all the natural resources at our disposal, time is the most
valuable and irreplaceable. It's the very one, however, that most of
us use unwisely. And isn't it a shame, because we waste it when we
are in a position to use it best; when we are young, creative and full
"If only I could go back 20 years and know what I know now,"
I've said more often than I've wished to, "things would be a lot dif-
Yes, they probably would. Time, however, has yet to grant that
Cities Oppose From Page 1
;St. Joe; $400,000 for Wewahitch-
:ka; $400,000 for District 3 and,
$400,000 for District 2.
In the oAiginal distribution,
Districts 2 and 3 didn't have a
Port St. Joe is objecting. The
City of Wewahitchka had not met
yet, Wednesday morning to con-
sider the nev4 proposition. Ac-
cording to c.ty Clerk, Susan
Pitts, they had been unable to
contact Mayor Ray Dickens with
the new proposal but he was ex-
pected to be in the office some
time Wednesday morning.
Mayor Pate remarked, "Even
the reduction isn't equitable.
They cut us by $300,000 and We-
wahitchka by $200,000."
Pate also remarked, "It's my
understanding that the whole
bed last night at 10 minutes to
12:00. (I had been polite for as
long as I could.) I left those girls
gathered around the table eating
corn on the cob and crab meat.
They can flat out eat. Cathy, in
an effort to entertain, asked if I
would take them to the rodeo this
weekend. Listen, I can't do that,
somebody might throw a saddle
on them. When they come out of
the bedroom in the morning Josh
cups his hands for a megaphone
9 and announces "La-dieces and
Gentle-meen, now coming out of
chute number seven ....
Poor Josh and Jess. We
haven't seen the top of their bath-
room dresser in a week. It's not
just rollers, eye make up, hair
spray, Chanel No. 5, blow dryers
and bondo they've got
weapons. One of 'em brought a
banding iron. They heat that
thing up and Jess and I start
singing, "Rolling, Rolling, Rolling,
Keep Them Doggies Moving, Raw-
hide .... "
After careful observation for a
thing will fall through if we can't
agree, on fund distribution."
Commissioner Bill Fleming
said at the City meeting Tuesday
night, "the only reason this thing
didn't get much opposition was
that a lot of people saw a way to
get their streets fixed. If this
doesn't happen, there are going
to be a lot of dissatisfied people."
The County Commission has
asked both cities for answers to
the new deal this evening [Thurs-
day] at a 7:00 p.m., meeting, or-
ginally scheduled to begin work
on the new county budget.
Commissioner James B. Rob-
erts will be representing the City
of Port St. Joe in the meeting
From Page 2
week I'd say the thing that sisters
do best is talk. Leon, Dave and I
talked. "Pass the biscuits." "Hand
me that hoe." 'You want the first
two rows or the next two." Basics.
These sisters just talk. And talk.
And talk. They get around the
kitchen table and it's like mag-
pies. I'm dying to ask if they ever
repeat a story or talk about the
same person twice. But I can't -
I promised Cathy I'd be on my
Of course Cathy thinks that
my brothers don't talk enough.
She tries to get'em to talk more -
but she says it's useless they'll
never change. Well, we have
changed some over the years. We
don't fight any more. And Just be-
cause David has grown a foot tall-
er man me, weigns 4U more
pounds and had all that Green
Beret training before he went to
Viet Nam doesn't mean a thing. I
could still take him if I wanted to.
Now, if I could just find somebody
to take these sisters.
ROY SMITH, Agent
Gulf County Receives $40,000
from the S
During the 1989 Florida Leg-
islation, Gulf County was the re-
cipient of several line-item appro-
priations. After having received a
letter of request for the appropria-
tions from the Gulf County Parks
Commission and Advisory Board,
State Sen. Vince Bruner and Rep.
Robert Trammell were successful
in obtaining $25,000 for the Sali-
nas Park (Deadman's Curve) on
C-30 and $20,000 for the City
Park in Port St. Joe.
Senator Bruner notified the fields in the City P
Vice-Chairman of the Parks Com- er stated, that he'
mission last week that these two great that the
appropriations were signed by County were rece
Governor Martinez and the mon- share of tax mon
ey would come through the De- the State Treasu
apartment of Natural Resources, Trammell said,
Office of Parks and Recreational pleasure to have
Services within the next few Parks Commissi(
months. elected officials ai
Plans are being made for the real pleased to si
development of Salinas Park and and Gulf County r
rehabilitation on the baseball ey.
ark. Sen. Brun-
thought it was
people in Gulf
giving their fair
ey being put in
ury. And Rep.
that it was a
worked with the
on and other
nd that he was
ee Port St. Joe
receive the mon-
OpposesRecontek Board to Meet
Calhoun County Commission-
ers have signed a siting agree-
ment with Recontek, a hazardous
waste recycling company, for a
site for their plant in the Agricul-
tural Park. Two weeks ago the
heavy downpour of rainwater
made the site look like Stones
Mill Creek. The overflow runs into
Farley Creek, .then into the Chi-
pola River near the community of
Red Oak. The Chipola River car-
ries this water through the Dead
Lakes, the Chipola River, into the
canal which feeds water to the St.
Joe Paper Mill, down river to the
confluence of the Apalachicola
River above the Apalachicola Bay.
I do not know how far west
the brackish water extends into
Lake Wimico and the canal. How-
ever most of the water ends up in
the Apalachicola Bay. This haz-
ardous waste operation will use a
number of dangerous chemicals
to separate the solids from the
liquids. Cyanide, lead and a doz-
en other highly dangerous chemi-
cals are used in the recycling pro-
cess. The company has printed a
list of job offers some as much as
$45,000 and upwards per year.,
The average is supposed to be
$10.00 per hour. The brochures
advertise that 180 persons will be
employed at the plant which
might make it the largest in the
United States. Toxic waste plants
are new to this area. They play
down the dangers, but fire fight-
ers from local communities are to
be trained to fight chemical fires
and evacuation routes are to be
The site is over an acquifer
and a rechargeable area. Under-
ground waters can be contami-
nated with poisonous materials.
In fact an area can be destroyed.
The pristine triangle which
begins at the Alabama 'line on the
north and is bordered on the west
by the Chipola River and the Apa-
lachicola River on the east and
the Gulf of Mexico is the target
for destruction. Will we have fish-
ing, hunting and clean air as well
as fresh water? The Paradise
which is portrayed will be a poi-
soned area which can never re-
cover. Florida is in great need for
a hazardous waste recycling
plant. The DER is not doing it's
statutory duty when it takes
sides with the California opera-
tion. They say that the food from
your table contaminates the un-
derground water supply, but has
made no statement about this po-
tential poison plant. Florida is in
a critical need for a hazardous
,-Waste recycling plant. Is it more
e important to transport this dan-
gerous material from the heavily
-,populated areas of South Florida
'or protect the citizens of a small
"populated county with little politi-
cal influence on the State poli-
tics? Why was Union County cho-
sen for a comparable site?
Because it has a very small popu-
lation and must suffer the misfor-
tune of being a hazardous waste
site for the large populated areas.
Yes, We Have No Diploma
Dear Editor: .
When I first settled here in
this sunny, warm climate, I was
told of an unsolved mystery sur-
rounding Gulf County.
How, where, and why did the
local newspaper editor acquire
his degree in Journalism? And af-
ter reading your editorial on June
22, I know the mystery still re-
In all due respect I think
your male chauvinist attitude
How on earth can you possi-
bly compare a "woman oeing
raped" to the theft of your "elec-
tric start Evinrude"? It's totally
absurd to relate all the emotional
aspects of rape, to the loss of a
replaceable material object.
You insist on neglecting the
important, sensitive issues and
problems associated with the lo-
cal area, arid persist on concen-
trating on your major personal
problems, such as the removal of
pine cones from your yard, or
those. horrifying mole crickets. In
my opinion you seem to take a
great deal for granted and should
be more thoughtful to ,possess
what you do. We all should! Ima-
gine your family living in Beirut,
or your health deteriorating from
cancer, and picture yourself a
starving child in Ethiopia with
hunger pains constantly. churn-
ing in your stomach. But judging
from your picture in 'The Star" a
Year In and Year Out You Will Do Well With
Hannon Insurance Agency, Inc.
LAURA RAMSEY, Agent
few weeks ago during your class
reunion, you've never experienced
any type of hunger pains.
This time I really think you've
gone overboard, and you owe the
women of the local area a formal
Mark D. Harriman
Mexico Beach, FL
- f f l-
The Duoard o LDirectors of the
Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc.
will hold its regularly scheduled
meeting on Tuesday, July 18 at
7:00 p.m. (eastern). The meeting
will be held at the Gulf County
Guidance Clinic, Inc. in Port St.
FRANK HANNON, Agent
(From Page 1)
ments by DER..
-Accepted ownership of a
sunken barge off Cape San Bias,
to be developed as a fishing reef.
Catherine Fitzsimmons of Cap-
tain Black's Dive Center reported
the move was necessary for per-
mits to be Issued for the reef. The
city will have no liability or ex-
pense involved in the action.
-Contracted with Smith and
Gillespie Engineers to prepare
the third portion of the City Plan.
Clerk Farris said the City re-
ceived State grants to pay for two
portions, but had not received a
grant for the third portion.
to GCCC Board
Governor Bob Martinez
named 17 people to various
boards around the state.
The appointee from Port St.
Joe is Deborah P. Taylor. Taylor
has been appointed to the Gulf
Coast Community College Board
of Trustees. She is a full-time
substitute teacher at Port St. Joe
Jr.-Sr. High School. She succeeds
Robert King for a term ending
May 31, 1993.
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Miss Michelle Lawrence Holloman Becomes
the Bride of Steve Galloway Jones June 17
Michelle Lawrence Holloman
and Steve Galloway Jones were
united in marriage on June sev-
enteen at First United Methodist
Church in Port St. Joe. The dou-
ble ring ceremony was performed
by the pastor, Reverend Zedoc
Baxter and former pastor, Rever-
end Al Harbour.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lawrence Hol-
loman of Gulfaire. She is the
granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Wilmer C. Holloman of Mecha-
nicsville, Virginia, and Mrs. R.
Thomas Harvey and the late Mr.
Harvey of Pinopolis, South Caroli-
The groom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Galloway Jones of New
Albany, Mississippi. He is the
grandson of Mrs. Earl Jones and
the late Mr. Jones of New Albany,
Mississippi and the late Mr. and
Mrs. John Dorrough of Ingomar,
The bride was escorted to the
altar by her father and given in
marriage by her parents. She
wore an elegant designer gown by
Ilissa made of candlelight satin
and lace. Hand sewn pearls and
irridescents adorned alencon lace
overlaying the silhouette of a
princess style bodice, which fea-
tured a sabrina neckline of illu-
sion accented with lace. Renais-
sance sleeves tapered to points at
the wrists and were enclosed by
satin buttons. The full skirt was
gathered into a basque waistline.
It was embellished with medal-
lions of lace and pearls. Matching
lace trimmed the hemline which
flowed into a cathedral train high-
lighted with cut out motifs of
adorned lace. To complement the
gown, the bride chose a satin der-
by hat accented with pearl and
rosette trim. It held a blusher and
fingertip length veil. The bride's
bouquet was a solid cascade of
pink, cream, and aqua roses ac-
cented with ivy, gypsophila, and
Maid of Honor was Miss
Dawn Holloman, sister of the
bride. She wore a full length aqua
gown with a sweetheart neckline,
basque waistline, and off the
shoulder puffed sleeves. The back
was adorned with a large flat
bow. She carried a fan with pink,
cream, and aqua roses.
Bridesmaids were Miss Ka-
they Russell of Huntsville, Ala-
barma; Miss Susan. Jones, sister
of the bridegroom, of New Albany,
Mississippi; Miss Carol Jean Har-
mon of Kosciusko, Mississippi;
and Miss Diane Stobierski of An-
gola, Indiana. They were attired
in dresses identical to the Maid of
Honor's and carried fans with
pink roses. Flower Girl was little
Miss Holly Hartis of Homasassa
Springs. She wore a pink gown
Identical to the bridesmaids' and
carried a candlelight basket of
rose petals, which she scattered
before the bride. All attendants
wore a single strand of hand-tied
pearls, a gift from the bride.
The groom wore a light gray
cutaway tuxedo with tails and a
pink rose boutonniere. Galloway
Jones, father of the bridegroom,
was best man. Groomsmen were
Johnny Jones, brother of the
groom, of New Albany; Randy Sta-
cey of New Albany; David Smith
of Raleigh, North Carolina; and
Josh Holloman, brother of the
bride, of Gulfaire. Usher was Mi-
chael George of Dekalb, Missis-
sippi. Master Elliot Moore of Port
St. Joe was ring bearer. They
were all attired identically to the
The sanctuary was lovely with
an arrangement of pink roses and
carnations flanked by a seven-
candle candelabrum on the altar
table. Two spiral candelabra in
front of and two horizontal cande-
labra behind the altar provided
the only illumination and was en-
hanced by the soft light coming
through the beautiful stained
windows. Two large, lush Boston
ferns on brass stands and the
unity candle completed the un-
derstated but elegant decora-
tions. The family pews were
marked by candlelight and aqua
bows, accented with pink ro-
settes. The pew markers and the
twin grapevine wreaths on the
front door of the church were de-
signed and crafted by Marcia Mil-
holland, cousin of the bride, who
is an artist in Atlanta, Georgia.
The wedding was directed by
Phyllis Altstaetter. The organist
was Hilda Duren. Soloists were
Carol Jean Harmon and Mr. Pat
Fledler, both of Kosciusko, Miss
Harmon sang "Because" before
the seating of the mothers, "The
Lord's Prayer" while the couple
was kneeling in prayer, and "Oh
Perfect Love" during the lighting
of the unity candle. Mr, Fiedler
sang "I Love You Truly" and "Oh
The bride knelt on a pillow
designed and handmade by her
aunt and godmother, Mrs. C.
James Stroud of Bedford, Virgin-
ia. The satin pillow was accented
with lace from lingerie of the
bride's mother's trousseau 24
Following the ceremony, the
bride's parents entertained at a
reception in the fellowship hall.
Guests were greeted by Mr. and
Mrs. C. James Stroud of Bedford.
The room had been turned into a
garden setting with the use of
white lattice panels, numerous
Boston ferns on white stands of
varying height, ficus trees, and
baskets of pink silk azaleas. The
white lattice fence intertwined
with ivy, hosted a pine birdhouse.
The bride's book was kept by
Sheila Raffleld, who sat in a white
wicker chair which completed the
The serving tables were iden-
tically dressed in pink tablecloths
with white lace overlays. The hors
d'oeuvres table was centered with
a double tiered floral arrange-
ment of pink roses and carna-
The groom's cake depicted his
choice of profession landscape
architecture. It was served by his
cousin, Beverly Garriga, of New
Albany. The bride's table featured
a three-tiered cake placed on a
fountain of pink water. It was
beautifully decorated with a mass
of garden flowers the same color
as the bride's bouquet cascading
over the top and down the sides
of the cake. The base was sur-
rounded by ivy. It was served by
Pam George of Dekalb, a college
classmate of the bride. A deli-
cious fruit punch made from an
old low-country South Carolina
recipe from the bride's maternal
grandmother was served from a
silver punch bowl. The bride's
cousin, Beth Bender, served the
Floor hostesses were Mrs.
Robert Drewette of Mt. Carmel,
North Carolina; Mrs. Ed Herring
of La Grange, North Carolina;
Mrs. Mike Bender, Mrs. Howard
Henry, and Mrs. William Wiley,
all of Pinopolis; and Mrs. Eugene
Holloman of Raleigh, all aunts
and cousins of the bride.
Tulle bags of birdseed were
distributed by Leslie Bowen and
Sara Moore of Port St. Joe.
Is Two Sunday!
KaLeigh Goodson, daughter of
Neil and Tammy Goodson of
White City, celebrated her second
birthday Sunday at her home
with an "Alf' party. KaLeigh is the
granddaughter of Ralph and Lin-
da Shoemaker of Kinard, Donald
and Ida Goodson of White City,
and Mack and Kathy McLeod of
Pascagoula, Mississippi. She is
the great granddaughter of L.C.
and Lovie Wood of Hosford, Myr-
tle Preston of White City, Esther
Goodson of Marianna, and R.L.
McLeod of Pascagoula. She is the
great-great granddaughter of Eu-
nice Hill of Pascagoula.
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Galloway Jones
Nursing Home Treated
to Watermelon Party
Residents and staff of Bay St.
Joseph Care Center enjoyed a wa-
termelon party Saturday, July 8.
The watermelons were provided
by A.B. Traylor. The party was
Call 227-1278 to
J. Patriecks At iqht
Our new week night specials.
Tuesday Thursday nights we
will have a variety of great food
at affordable prices, ranging
from $4.95 6.95 in addition to
Specials served with: Rice or
Potato, Fresh Vegetable and
Bread. Examples of what to expect:
Chicken Parmesian, Spaghetti with Meatballs, Chicken
Cordon Bleu, Fish and Shrimp, Chicken Marsala
As usual we will have our daily Lunch Specials,
ranging from $3.95 $4.25.
SUNDAY LUNCH SPECIAL: CARVED TURKEY WITH DRESS-
ING, CHOICE OF 3 VEG. BREAD AND TEA $4.50
We Thank You for Your Business
hosted by MOC and MOCA Post
8205 of the V.F.W., Parker. They
have been very active at the care
center since its opening and are
very much appreciated by all.
The residents and staff are
treated four times a year to a big
party complete with food, clowns,
and of course, the watermelon
feast in the summer.
A special thank you goes out
to Mr. A.B. Traylor who donated
40 plus watermelons for the
feast. Members of the V.F.W. says
he has also let them pick a truck
full for the V.A. hospital in Lake-
land. What would we do without
folks like these?
The family of Teresa Johnson
wishes to express their gratitude
to all who so lovingly and faithfuj-
ly helped and served in so many
ways during her extended illness.
In so doing, you have proved that
"A friend loveth at all times".
From the bottom of our
hearts, we say 'Thank you".
Jimmy and Cheryl Johnson
Steve, Paige, and Jennifer
Jena JoAnn Hogan
Jena Turns Two
Jena JoAnn Hogan celebrated
her second birthday on June
10th with a Winnie the Pooh par-
ty at her home. Many of Jena's
friends and family were there to
join in the fun.
Jena is the daughter of Ron-
nie and Janet Hogan. She is the
granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Ken Murphy of Port St. Joe and
Mrs. Tom Ed Hogan of Geneva,
Alabama. Jena is also the great
granddaughter of Mrs. O.G. Rowe
of Leesburg and Mrs. Clyde Mur-
phy of Defuniak Springs.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1989
A Sunday School Convention
will begin July 17-22 at Thomp-
son" Temple First Born Church,
222 Avenue E, Port St. Joe. The
services will be at 7:30 p.m.
nightly. A Musical Extravaganza
wIl; be held Monday, July 17 at'
7: Pastor E.R. Ford, Sr. extends
a 'cordial invitation to the commu-
Apartment for Rent: 2 bedroom,
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Looklbeyond the rainbow
There within a human heart
is a personal desire.
To know a peace that only
comes from god.
PThe short time we have here
remains in people's heart.
And then as time goes 6y we
all must depart...
From the worldwe've made a
vMiss Teresa made her mark
not only on children,.
'But on all who passed her
All her time now lies within
Christ who loves her as we
Only in a more perfect way,
'We lovedyou, Miss Teresa.
Sing-A-Long Tuesday at Library Program
The Summer Library Program
on Tuesday, July 18th will be the
,Great American Sing-A-Long, and
will have Ann Comforter leading
the group in the Great American
Parade. Programs will start at
SI* t o .e e
Shown above, fronm left to right, are Mrs.iNan Turza, mother of the
bride Miss Cheryl Lewis, honoree, and Mrs Clair Roberson, mother of
the groom. u B '
Shower .Fetes Miss Cheryl
Lewis, July Bride-Elect
Miss Cheryl Lewis, bride-elect
of Kevin Roberson, was honored
with a calling shower last Thurs-,
day evening in the Family Life
Center at Long Avenue Baptist
Church. The party area was
beautifully decorated in :the
bride's chosen colors of rose and
burgundy, and Miss Lewis re-
ceived many ,lovely and useful
gifts from those invited.
Hostesses for the occasion
were Mesdames, Janice Cox,
Dawne Ford, Sandra Lamberson,
Doris Ford, Sarah Lamberson,
Mary Harrison, Shelley Oliver,
Alice Ward, Linda Wood, and
C :The wedding ceremony for
Cheryl and Kevin will take place
Saturday, July 22nd, at 6:30
p.m. at Long Avenue Baptist
McNair Is A
SEureka McNair, daughter of
Eric McNair and Laressa McNair,
was awarded the first place tro-
phy for Math Superstars.
Eureka was an honor roll stu-
dent at Janie H. Wilson Elemen-
tary School in Lake Wales. At the
awards' ceremony, she received
an honor roll pin and ribbon, Su-
per Citizen award, Active Athletic
award, Citizenship award, Schol-
arship award, Math Superstar
award, and perfect attendance
Eureka lives with her Aunt
Hilda and Uncle Norman in Win-
2:30 EDT at the Port St. Joe Li-
Layton Is One
Layton Jamal Dixson cele-
brated his first birthday Wednes-
day at his grandmother's house.
There to help him celebrate were
He is the son of Margie Dix-
son. His grandparents are Mrs.
Marget Bewey and Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Chambers of Caryvllle.
403 Monument Avenue
Like a good neighbor. State Farmn is there
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Board Confers with Dr. Crockett
About New Public Doctor for Gulf
Twenty-Five Years of Servece
Jerry Barnes, center, Instrument Electrician, receives a gold watch from John Trouts,
Plant Manager at Arizona Chemical, for his 25 years of service at the company. Bob Law-
rence, Maintenance Superintendent, looks on. at the presentation. Barnes was employed
June 1, 1964, and has served in many capacities during his years with the company.
Report Animal Bites to
The Gulf County Commis-
sion spent nearly three hours dis-
cussing everything from where to,
allow hunting dogs in the river
swamp to hiring a part time sec-
retary for the building depart-
ment, before they got to the meat
of the coconut, asking for a redis-
tribution of expected road bond
But, a nugget or two or news
Developed during the three
'hours, when the Commission
'held a discussion with Dr. Landis
Crockett, who heads up the
County Health Department oper-
ations for the state of Florida.
It is Dr. Crockett's responsi-
bility to furnish the county with a
new doctor to replace the re-
signed, Dr. Robert Morgan, who
was the county's primary care
.system doctor and the health de-
The Board advised Dr. Crock-
ett, they wanted a doctor who
was going to doctor as well as op-
erate a viable health center.
SDr. Crockett said he was
looking for such a man- and em-
phasizing that he must live in
Gulf County. "I have a couple of
' ood prospects right now, but
you must remember that with the
,money we pay here, you don't
find capable people just any-
where you look," he pointed out.
The Board also questioned
Dr. Crockett about the new Wom-
en's and Infant's Care program in
Gulf County. Crockett said it was
designed to teach and provide
nutrition valuable to nurturing
mothers and new born babies.
'"We're trying to eliminate babies
brought up on moon pies and
Coca Cola," he said.
ED TRIES AGAIN
Ed Creamer made a second
stab at increasing the price of
beach driving for non-residents
Tuesday, when he made a new
proposal. Commissioner Creamer
suggested the Commission set
the rates for beach driving per-
mits at $15.00 for residents, $50
for non-resident property owners
and $300 for visitors.
Creamer argued that it's the
local people who pay the taxes
which pay expenses to provide
such privileges. 'They aren't al-
lowed to. drive on their own
beaches, so we shouldn't provide
facilities here for them, almost
free of charge," he said.
But, again, Creamer failed to
make his point and was unable
to get a second for his proposal.
In other business matters,
-Asked for Water Manage-
ment District administrators,
Dan Penton and Pat Blackshear
By Douglas M. Kent
Environmental Health Director
Be aware that Rabies is a se-
rious disease. Like AIDS, once
contracted the disease means cer-
tain death for animals, and with-
out proper treatment, for humans
as well. With summer here and
school out, the possibility of an
outbreak has greatly increased.
Rabies is a disease of warm
blooded animals and man. It is
caused by a virus which affects
the brain and, nervous system.
The virus is transmitted usually
by bites, as it is found in the sali-
va of rabid animals.
All animal bites should be re-
ported to 'the Environmental
Health Section of your local
County Public Health Unit. The
wounds should be thoroughly
cleansed with soap and water.
Youth local physician should` be
convicted no matter how minor
the wpund may seem. The health
authorities will investigate, and
determine. what should be done
Proper treatment- must be
given as soon as possible. Treat-
ment consists of a series of six
shots, five of which are given in
the arm and the sixth in the but-
,tock, of specific anti-rabies globu-
lin. To be 100% effective, treat-
ment should be given 14 days
after exposure. Each year 25,000
persons receive this treatment.
In the U.S., Rabies is rare in
domestic animals such as dogs
and cats, with cats being more
frequently affected. Less than
10% of reported Rabies cases in-
volves domestic animals. -Rabies
in wildlife has become-more prev-
alent in recent years (skunks, fox-
es, bats, raccoons), and accounts
for 90% of all cases.
Pets are frequently the targets
6f attacks of rabid wild animals,
and pets with rabies are a much
greater hazard to human health
than rabid wild animals. Rabid
pets expose five times as many
people as wild animals.
Children should be discou-
raged from feeding, handling, or
teasing unfamiliar cats, dogs or
wild animals. And to avoid all an-
imals that behave In a strange
manner. Never attempt to aid in-.
jured or sick animals. They can
hurt and/or infect you. Instead,
contact local animal control offi-
in the Hospital
Chris Kennington is presently
in a military hospital in Maryland
and will be there for sometime.
He is very lonely with being
away from home and in the hos-
pital and would love to hear from
his friends back home.
Friends may write to him at:
Pvt. Christopher Kennington
Medical Holding Detention
Fort Meade. MD 20755-5800
cers who are trained to assist
Luckily, Rabies can be pre-
vented if we all work together by
taking the following precautions:
1. Vaccinate your petsl A vacci-
nated pet population affords a
protective barrier between rab-
id wildlife and man.
2. Vaccinations should be given
by a competent, trained, indi-
vidual. In 1983, a 40-year-old
man in Mexico died as a result
of Rabies infection he. received
from an animal he had raised
and vaccinated himself.
3. Never keep wild animals as
pets. There is not enough
known about how Rabies af-
fects wild animals to make
them safe pets. Incubation pe-
riods and symptoms have been
found to be different in wild
animals than in domestic. It is
possible for a wild animal to be
a carrier of the Rabies virus
and display no symptoms.
4. Control your pets by following
local leash and confinement
laws. Register and license your
pets and report strays.
5. Don't touch sick or dead ani-
mals. Avoid all strange acting
wild animals, cats or dogs,
whether vicious or overly
6. Report all animal bites.
7. Pre-exposure immunization is.
recommended for persons in
high risk occupations.
By using common sense, fol-
lowing, suggested precautions,
and remembering that Rabies is a
disease not to be taken lightly, we
can prevent an outbreak in Gulf
County this summer.
Selected for Camp
Emily Cabaniss. shown
above right, with Dawn Jen-
kins, head counselor, attended
the Florida Federation of Gar-
den Club camp recently at We-
kiva Springs. Miss Cabaniss was
sponsored by Sea Oats and
Dunes Garden Club, and was se-
lected for the honor baked on
her botany research which she
did last year for the annual sci-
ence fair at Port St. Joe High
Saunders Chiropractic Center
122 Market Street Apalachicola, Florida
Completely equipped clinic with x-ray
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Assignment accepted on Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (PPC),
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Johnson Lumber & Supply
Highway 98 Highland View Phone 229-8232
to express Gulf County's wishes
in managing river property re-
cently purchased by the District.
Hunting, camping and fishing ac-
tivities were of primary interest of
-Agreed to close a short un-
developed section of Jackson
Street in Oak Grove.
-Heard a request from Jean
Arnold to return a 25 foot road
easement on property she owned
at Beacon Hill, after the adjoining
property owner has failed to deed
his 25 foot portion. Commission-
er Ed Creamer will inspect the
site before the Commission
makes a decision.
-Were informed by Attorney
William J. Rish that the Board
did not have time to go through
the necessary mechanics of intro-.
ducing a requirement for citizens
to pay for solid waste disposal be-
fore the new budget year begins..
Commissioner Nathan Pete'rs
suggested the Commission pur-
sue the matter for next year.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1989 PAGE 7A
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Community Unites Against Drugs
By Rawlis D. Leslie
Motto: "We can do all things
through Christ who strengthens
With the blaring of police si-
rens and flashing lights, the calm
of the day was broken Saturday,
July 1, when a group of con-
cerned citizens braved the heat of
the day to -parade down Main
Street, waving flags, carrying
banners, posters, singing songs
such as "Ain't Gonna Let Drug
Pushers Turn Us Around", in
their effort to show their commit-
ment for a drug free community.
Dr. Herbert Alexander, Flori-
da A&M University Professor,
spoke to the group in a rally held
at the baseball field, where the
Master of ceremonies was
Robert Clarke Florida Sate
Youth Counseling Service.
Rev. Williams Collier of New
Bethel A.M.E. Church asked
God's guidance and protection in
the group's efforts to rid the com-
munity of drugs.
Clarence Monette, co-
chairman of Task Force ex-
pressed a "Thanks to everyone
who helped make this program
the success we are claiming it will
Carl White, Chairman of the
Drug Task force, introduced the
Dr. Alexander's message was
entitled, "Lend Me Your Ear". "Be-
ing in a meeting like this is as im-
portant, if not more important
than going to church tomorrow",
said Dr. Alexander. Dr. Alexander
turned to Chief Richter and said,
"thank you Chief for being a part
of this meeting, also thank you
for your pledge of support to this
cause, because without your help
we can not achieve our objective
of a drug free community."
Dr. Alexander challenged
North Port St. Joe, "Stop blaming
Whites for out condition. We
must be up and about claiming
back our community and making
it a better place."
Port St. Joe Police Chief Carl
Richter remarked, 'The Police De-
partment is 100% behind the ef-
forts of this group. The Neighbor-
hood Watch and telephone calls
has been a major factor in many
of the recent arrests. Education is
the main answer to our drug
Officer Raymond Addison of
the Florida Highway Patrol said,
"I have had more fights, arrests.
occasions to pull my gun, in the
last three (3) months, than the
whole year of 1988. the reasons
are all drug related."
County Commissioner Na-
than Peters Jr. stated, "We must
save our community to save our-
Former City Commissioner
Alton Fennell advised, "In my
travel around the State, I have
been devastated at the multitude
of problems we are experiencing
because of this drug called
Chairman Carl White said, A
general is no better than his
troops. A special thanks to Mrs.
Maxine Gant, and all those it
took to bring this problem to this
successful point. We have come a
long ways, and we have a long
ways yet to go."
Phil Earley, center, was the happy recipient of the V.C.R. given
away by the members of the John C. Gainous Post #10069 V.F.W. on
July 4th. Commander William R. Schlickman, right, and Post Quar-
ter Master George S. Coody, left, are shown making the presentation
Rites Saturday for Jack Jimison
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Jack Jimison, 68, passed
away July 6 at his home. He was
a lifelong resident of Port St. Joe
and was retired from St. Joe
He is survived by his wife,
Alice, of Port St. Joe; daughters,
Carolyn (McArthur) Curry, Bren-
da Williams of Panama City;
sons, Terrance Farmer of Port St.
Joe and Frederick Elbert of Tex-
as; sister Rhynia Sherman of Tal-
lahassee; grandchildren, Erica,
Danielle, Jerome, Jenell and nu-
merous nephews and nieces.
A graveside service will be
held Saturday, July 15 at 2:00
p.m. EDT in the family plot at
Forest Hill Cemetery with Rev.
Luther Baker officiating.
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All arrangements are by Gil-
pnore Funeral Home.
Rev. Charles Keith
The Rev. Charles Keith, 80, of
Panama City, passed away Friday
morning at his home. He was a
member of the Pentecostal Holi-
ness faith, and pastored in a
number of churches in Northwest
Florida. He also had evangelized
in Tennessee and Arkansas.
Survivors include his wife,
Louise Keith, Panama City; two
sons, Donald Keith, Port St. Joe
and Bruce Keith, Carrabelle; one
daughter, Ruth Mirabella, Carra-
belle; one sister, Jean McClean,
Panama City; 11 grandchildren,
and a number of great grandchil-
Funeral services will be held
at 2:00 p.m. CDT Sunday at the
Glad Tidings Assembly of God
Church conducted by the Rev.
J.T. Hunt and the Rev. Charles
Jackson, Jr. Interment will follow
in Roberts Cemetery.
All services are under the di-
rection of the Comforter Funeral
Home, Wewahitchka Branch
David E. Sweet
MSgt. David E. Sweet, USAF,
Ret., 51, of Casselberry, passed
away Tuesday, July 4, in Orlando
Regional Medical Center. A native
of Gloversville, New York, he
joined the Air Force in 1955, and
was stationed at Tyndall Air
Force Base for most of his time in
service. Upon retirement in 1975,
he completed his college educa-
tion with a B.E.T. degree from the
University of Central Florida.
Since 1978, he had been an em-
ployee of the Stromberg-Carlson
Survivors include his wife,
Mrs. Frances Sweet, Casselberry;
one son, David E. Sweet Jr., Cas-
selberry; three daughters, Teresa
D. Sweet and Evelyn Hoover, Cas-
selberry, and Leslie Flannery, Kis-
simmee; two grandchildren, C.W.
Flannery and J.T. Hoover; two
brothers, James Sweet, Glovers-
ville, New York, and Clifford
Sweet, Phoenix, Arizona; one sis-
ter, Evelyn Brooks, Gloversville;
also a number of nieces and
nephews including Billy McDaniel
and Benny Isaacks, who lived
with him for a number of years.
Funeral services were held
Friday at the White City Baptist
Church, conducted by the Rev.
William Smith. Interment fol-
lowed in the family plot at Holly
Hill Cemetery, with full military
honors provided by the Tyndall
Air Force Base Honor Guard.
All services were under the di-
rection of the Comforter Funeral
These four young men. at-
tended the Gulf Coast Baseball
Camp held recently at Gulf
Coast Community College.
Shown from left are: Matt Caba-
niss, Kyle Adkison, Lance Ham-
mac and Lee Cathey. All except
Adkison are beach residents,
and he is visiting his grandpar-
ents at the beach and attended
baseball camp before returning
home to Germany.
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Several Local Boy Scouts Are Actively Pursuing Eagle Rank
Port St. Joe Troop 47 Boy sion Thursday. The Scouts at- fun, and working on merit badg- over at least once on the trip. The During the meeting Thurs- the world b theturn of
>utmaster, Bob Bearden, re- tended the Spanish Trail Scout es. only one which didn't overturn, day, the Indian Pass Raw Bar ury. The Raw Bar dona
ted to the Rotary Club on the Reservation near DeFuniak Bearden said he presently was the one carrying the sand- turned in a check to purchase dose of vaccine with eacl
op'ss recent summer camp ses- Springs for a week of camping, has four Scouts who are serious- wiches for our dinner. The opera- 640 doses of polio vaccine to aid oysters sold.
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Gulf County Commission
Meeting of June 13, 1989
Mr. Tremain, Overstreet discussed poor Douglas C. Birmingham and Commissioners
condition of Pine Street at Overstreet, and request- James E. Creamer. Jimmy 0. Gortman, Donald B.
ed it be placed on the priority list. Parker, and Nathan Peters, Jr. Others present
Mr. Carlisle, Overstreet stated that Pine were: Clerk Benny C. Lister, Deputy Clerk Towan
Street is a school bus road, and requested that it Collier, Admin. Asst./Civil Defense Director Lany
be placed on the priority list for paving. Wells, and Building Inspector De Wayne Manuel.
After discussion that the Road Department The meeting came to order at 4:10 p.m.
can pave roads that are approximately 800-900 Chairman Birmingham discussed that the
feet or shorter, the Board agreed for each Commis- Board will be developing two road paving priority
sioner to present several roads for the Road Super- lists, one for roads that can be paved by the
intendent to measure to see if he can pave them County Road Department (800-900 feet) from the
(each Commissioner can rank his own roads after Secondary Road funds, and one for the major road
Mr. Lester reports back with all Commissioners projects to be paid from the gas tax funds (if the
to have the same amount of paving done). Upon in- gas tax passes). Upon call for public input/
quiry. Chairman Birmingham stated that new con- inquiry, the following citizens commented:
struction is all the Road Department can do (they Jimmy McNeal, Indian Pass stated that
do not have resurfacing equipment). After discus- County Road 30 is in the greatest need of repair/
sion, each Commissioner presented the following resurfacing, and requested the Board consider
roads to be checked and measured by the Road adding a turn lane on C30 where it intersects with
Superintendent, and prioritized by the Board at a C30E.
later date (possibly by drawing numbers): property owners in that block (maps attached). Af-
Comm. Birmingham: Road by Overstreet Fire ter discussion of the maps, Attorney Moore re-
Department; Methodist Hill Rd. (past church), into quested that the Board close the remainder of the
Lister Prop.; Forest Avenue Overstreet; North-end alley based on the execution of the driveway ease-
of Circle Williamsburg Subdivision; Remainder of ment.
Circle Williamsburg Subdivision; Short Street in Attorney Floyd requested that the Board
Whispering Pines Subdivision call this a draw and do nothing at all. After discus-
Comm. Creamer. End of 2nd Street High- sion about the events leading up to this meeting,
land View; Road off of 1st Street Beacon Hill; End he stated that Mr. Cassani should have the right
of 1st Street Highland View (circles around); Both to access to the back of his property.
ends of Georgia Avenue St Joe Beach; Approxi- Attorney Rish presented Attorney Moore's
mately 1 mile of Streets Beacon Hill Driveway Easement to Attorney Floyd for his re-
Comm. Gortman: Road by Don Lanier's view.
House Douglas Landing; Road by Mrs. Whitfleld's Attorney Moore discussed that every prop-
House Howard Creek; Forehand Road Honey- erty owner in that block, except Mr. Cassani (who
ville; Street next to "Don Lanier" Road Douglas already has his end of the alley closed), want the
Landing 2 Streets in Burgess Creek; 1 Block in remainder of the alley closed. He requested that
front of Howard Creek Fire Department the Board close the alley contingent upon execu-
Comm. Parker: Palm Street Indian Pass tion of the driveway easement, because it grants
Subdivision; Oak Street Indian Pass Subdivision; access as requested by Mr. Cassani. He also dis-
Fire Station Road South Gulf County; Road in In- cussed incidents that have occurred since the last
dian Pass Subdivision (Seminole, Osceola. Nep- meeting.
tune, or Higgins); Only unpaved Street in Jones Upon inquiry by Commissioner Creamer
Homestead i about whether or not Mr. Cassani could lose his
Comm. Peters: Washington Recreation Cen- right-of-way (by Mr. Harris selling out or by Mr.
ter Road Cassani selling out is this a perpetual right-of-
Chairman Birmingham directed Deputy way?), Attorney Rish suggested that Attorney
Clerk Collier to make copies of this list available to Moore insert in the easement that it Is perpetual.
each Commissioner and to the Road Superinten- Attorney Moore reported that they want this ease-
dent. After discussion about Commissioner Peters ment to be for Mr. Cassant and his buyers only.
allowing Commissioner Gortman to use some of because Mr. Cassant wants access for the sake of
his footage for "ftsh camp" roads in North Gulf selling his property. Upon inquiry by Commission-
county (most roads in his district are already er Creamer, Mr. Harris stated-that he objects to
paved), the Board discussed bond issues for the giving a perpetual easement because there is no
proposed gas tax funds. Upon request by the way to know who will purchase the property after
Board, Commissioner Parker showed them the Mr. Cassant's buyor (they would not want a Corn-
area that needs to be paved on C30. pany's big trucks driving up and down the alley).
from the 'Y" on Highway 98 to the County line (12- is no legal description for the 25-foot easement Af-
14 miles), and discussed the funding to the Cities. ter discussion, Commissioner Creamer moved that
After discussion, the Board agreed to the following utility easement on the property in case it is need-
priorities with the proposed gas tak funds: ed at a later date, and Commissioner Parker sec-
#1 County Road 30 (including a turn lane- onded the motion. Attorney Moore stated that the
approximately 13 miles) legal description should be Yon's Addition to Bea-
#2 County Portion of Old Hwy. 22 (approxi- con Hill, instead of Port St. Joe Beach, Unit 2.
mately l 1/2 miles) Upon inquiry by Attorney Rish, Commissioner
After discussion about removal of the palm Creamer stated that his motion is subject to the
trees from the right-of-way on C30. the Board Driveway Easement being recorded and to Mr.
agreed to finish developing the major bond issue Cassani being allowed right-of-way as long as he
priority list at a later date as some of the Commis- lives there (and the property owners that buy from
sioners are not prepared today. Upon inquiry and him) even if Mr. Harris sells his property. Upon in-
after discussion about what determines which quiry by Chairman Birmingham. Attorney Rish re-
roads are placed on the priority list, Chairman quested that Attorney Moore include a legal de-
Birmingham described the difference between an scription of the 25-foot driveway in the easement
asphalt road done by a contractor and a slag road Commissioner Peters stated that his concern is for
done by the Road Department teh County and if they give up this alley, which is
There being no further business, the meeting 50 feet by 300 feet, they will be giving away be-
did then adjourn. tween $40,000 and $50,000 worth of property. He
/s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Chairman also stated that he is opposed to giving away any
Attest: Benny C. Lister. Clerk alleys, but might consider selling the property. At-
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION torney Moore discussed that the County does not
MEETING JUNE 13. 1989 maintain the alley, so they are not doing anything
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf for the property owners, but if the County gives
County, Florida met this date in special session the property'to them it will be palced on the tax
with the following members present: Chairman roll and will become a money-producing asset for
Douglas C. Birmingham and Commissioners the County. Commissioner Peters stated that he
James E. Creamer, Jimmy 0. Gortman, Donald B. would rather have the $40,000 to put in the
Parker, and Nathan Peters, Jr. Others present County's budget because they need money for sol-
were: Attorney William J. Rish, Clerk Benny C. Lls- Id waste disposal, andit may be the fault of the
ter, Deputy Clerk Towan Collier, Admin. Asst/ Commissioner in that district that the alley has
Civil Defense Director Larry Wells, and Building not been cleaned. Upon inquiry by Betty Curlee
Inspector De Wayne Manuel. about alleys previously closed. Commissioner Pe-
The meeting came to order at 5:45 p.m. tears stated that he was opposed to them being
Chairman Birmingham stated that the pur- closed as well. Commissioner Gortman stated that
pose of this hearing is to consider closing an alley he is opposed to closing any alleys. After discus-
at St Joe Beach. Upon call for public input the fol- sion by Chairman Birmingham about the Board's
lowing comments were received: previous policy concerning the opening of alleys,
Attorney Pat Floyd (representing Henry Cas- themotion passed with the following vote: Chair-
sani) discussed that he drew up a deed up a deed man Birmingham and Commissioners Creamer
to allow a 25-foot access down the alley to Mr. and Parker voted yes. Commissioners Gortman
Cassani, and presented it to the Harrises. and Peters voted no. Chairman Birmingham re-
Attorney Bob Moore (representing Tom & quested that Attorneys Moore and Floyd present
Mary Harris) discussed that (1) the instrument is the necessary completed documents to Attorney
a deed instead of an agreement and (2) it is only Rish for his review.
for Mr. Cassant, not all of the neighbors. He then There being no further business, the meeting
presented a driveway easement prepared by him- did then adjourn. -
self, that will provide rear access to Mr. Cassani /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Chairman
and his purchaser, as well as access to the other Attest: Benny C: Lister, Clerk
Florida Highway Patrol Commissioner BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION
Creamer requested that the Board write the Flori- MEETING JUNE 13, 1989
da Highway Patrol to ask them to put a patrolman The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
in Gulf County to live and work here. Sheriff Harri- County, Florida met this date in special session
son stated that it used to be policy for the troopers with the following members present: Chairman
to live in the County they were stationed in. but Douglas C. Birmingham and Commissioners
the Police Benevolence Association has had it au- James E. Creamer, Jimmy 0. Gortman, Donald B.
thorized for them to live outside of the Counties Parker, and Nathan Peters, Jr. Others present
where they are. stationed. He also discussed prob- were: Attorney William J. Rish, Clerk Benny C. Lis-
lems caused by his deputies having to wait for ter, Deputy Clerk Towan Collier, Admin. Asst/
troopers to get here when there are accidents. Civil Defense Director Larry Wells, and Building
Commissioner Creamer then moved that the Board Inspector De Wayne Manuel.
write this letter, and Commissioner Parker second- The meeting came to order at 6:30 p.m.
ed the motion. Upon vote, it passed unanimously, Chairman Birmingham stated that this is the
and Chairman Birmingham directed Attorney Rish final public hearing to consider the adoption of a
to write this letter, local option gas tax. Upon call for public inc ut, the
Road Malatenance Request Commission- following comment was received:
er Peters requested that the Board write the Dc- Raymond Lopez stated that he is in favor of
apartment of Transportation to request that they re- adoption of the gas tax and he presented a list of
surface Highway 98 through Port St Joe recommendations about the weight and traffic on
(beginning at the bridge) and repair the railroad the new roads. He also discussed problems cause
crossings. Commissioners Creamer also requested by heavy equipment, and that restrictions are
tht they repair the "gutter" area on the comer of needed.
Company office. Chairman Birmingham directed man Birmingham stated that he is not aware of an
Attorney Rish to write this letter, ordinance restricting weight on the roads at St
Report Jail Commissioner Peters request- Joe Beach.
listed in the Department of Corrections report on will have to study this problem before taking ac-
the Jail. Sheriff Harrison discussed that the repair- uon.
man has been there to repair the doors (parts will Don Jackson, with William R. Hough & Co.,
be in soon and lock-down will be put into effect). introduced himself and stated that they are one of
He reported that they still have problems with the the banking firms that submitted amortization
toilets and lavatories (suggested replacing the tot- schedules to the Board concerning road bonds.
lets one at a time), and stated that the fire inspec- Upon request, Attorney Rish read the pro-
tion report has been filed since then. Sheriff Harri- posed ordinance to adopt a local option gas tax.
son also discussed that someone from the and stated that it has to be approved by July Ist
Department has been back since this inspection, in order for it to be put into effect this year. Com-
and many of the problems have been corrected. Af- missioner Parker then moved that the Board adopt
ter further discussion about their aggravated viola- a 6-cent gas tax for 20 years, and Commissioner
tion and citable violations, Commissioner Peters Creamer seconded the motion. Chairman Binnrming-
inquired about an intercom system, ham stated that if the Board adopts anything for
Commissioner Creamer leRft the meeting at 3:33 less than 30 eyars, C3O is about all that they will
p.m.> Sheriff Harrison stated that it Is not re- be able to pave (once the Engineers are paid and
quired If a corrections officer Is on duty back the Cities get their share). He also discussed that if'
there, but is a good thing to have. After further the Board floats a bond issue, they will only get a
discussion concerning prisoner complaints about certain amount. Commissioner Gortmian stated
the 4heat, Commissioner Peters requested that he that he does not 'feel that he can burden the tax-
be allowed to spend a couple of nights in the payers of the County with 6-cents on every gallon
agreeable to this, and Chairman Birmingham di- get approximately $3.4 million on 6-cents for 20
reacted Deputy Clerk Collier to write the Sheriff a years if they have a backup, or $2.5 million with-
letter confirming Commissioner Peters' request out a backup. After further discussion about bond
Courthouse Maintenance Sheriff Harrison issues and the percentages that go to the Cities
requested that the Board have the Department of through the proposed interlocal agreements, the
Corrections work crew to work at the Courthouse Board discussed that the present bond Issue will
at least 1 day each week. Chairman Birmingham be paid off in 1994. Commissioner Gortman dis-
stated that the Board is working onthis. cussed the possibility of paying off the existing
AfIldavit Medical BlUs Commissioner bond issue and using the 5th & 6th cent gas tax
Creamer presented a copy of the revised affidavit money to get another bond issue (refinance), in-
to be used for prisoner medical bills, for the stead of adopting a gas tax. After discussion by
Board's approval. Upon motion by Commissioner Admin. AssL Wells about collection of the gas tax-
Creamer, second by Commissioner Peters, and es, Mr. Jackson reported that if the Board refl-
unanimous vote, the Board adopted the revised af- nances they will be paying more interest on the
fldavit (on file in the Clerk's Office). Sheriff Harri- money. Chairman Birmingham suggested trying to
son reported that the County will not be paying for work out other agreements with the Cities con-
problems that are pre-existing. Commissioner cerning their percentages. Attorney Rish stated
Creamer also requested that the Sheriffs Depart- that if no interlocal agreements can be reached, a
ment take patients to the Health Department formula using the transportation dollars spent for
whenever they can. Deputy Clerk Collier to present the last 5 years in the municipalities can be used.
copies of the Affadavit to his department. After discussion that the Board can leave this mat-
Sales Tax Chairman Birmingham reported ter open tonlght"and schedule another meeting be-
that Sales Tax cannot be used as a revenue source fore the 1st of July. Commissioner Peters substi-
for garbage, so the Board needs to look for another tutely moved that the Board adopt a 4-cent tax for
solutionfornextyear. 20 years. Commissioner Gortman seconded the
Correctional Facility Chairman Binnrming- motion for the discussion, and stated that the
ham reported that the Wewahitchka Chamber of county could not get enough money with these fig-
Commerce may want to meet with the Board in ures. After further discussion, Commissioner Gort-
special session to discuss things that might be man withdrew his second to the substitute motion.
done at the Department of Corrections prospective The substitute motion died for lack of a second.
sites in Howard Creek to make it acceptable for The original motion then passed with the following
another correctional facility, vote: Commissioners Creamer, Parker, and Peters
There being no further business, the meeting voted yes. Chairman Birmingham (stating that he
did then adjourn. supports a 6-cent gas tax to repair roads, but does
/s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Chairman not approve of the ordinance or the percentage of
ATTEST: Benny C. Lister, Clerk the interlocal agreements) and Commissioner gort-
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION man voted no. Ordinance 89-4 was adopted.
MEETING JUNE 13, 1968 There being no further business, the meeting
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf did then adjourn.
County, Florida met this date in special session /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Chairman
with the following members present: Chairman Attest: Benny C. Lister, Clerk
otrs of that canoe took spec
care to see that the food was pro-
Bearden said a heavy rain-
storm came up during the trip.
causing some of the canoes to
swamp and thoroughly wet all
the boys on the trip.
The scouts took merit badge
and skill award classes while at
camp and between them earned
28 merit badges and 15 skill
awards. Two scouts, Andy Smith
and Keith McDonald, completed
the BSA mile swim.
Scouts attending the camp
were Clint Campbell, Chris Wil-
liams, Vince Taylor, Chris Follin,
Robert Price and Josh Kostic.
The Port St. Joe Rotary Club
has sponsored Boy Scouts in Port
St. Joe continuously since 1941.
the Rotary International program
of eradicating polio throughout
A, A .A .A .A .A .AA L A,... A
the Pleasure of
Nothing increases the pleas-
ure of outdoor living as much as
a patio. Because of Florida's
warm climate, we are able to en-
joy patio living year round.
To enhance the patio, it is not
too late to plant certain patio
plants for a lush tropical effect
and seasonal beauty. Some of
these are fatsia, aucuba, dwarf
azalea, rice paper plant, castor
bean, dwarf holly, dwarf yaupon,
plumbago, sedum, Texas sage,
dwarf juniper, nandina, English
ivy, fatshedra, vinca, ajuga, liri-
ope, daylilies, caladium and
ferns. Know the plant's growing
requirements and ultimate size.
A careful selection of the pat-
io tree is important. Select fast
growing small trees, 30 feet high
or less, which have attractive
blooms. Place the trees so as to
provide maximum shade at the
time the patio is used most. Be
sure to allow for normal spread of
the branches as well as the root
system. Consider the tree's sea-
sonal interest; Some which pro-
vide outstanding seasonal bloom
or fall color include: crape myrtle,
parkinsonia, redbud, Chinese tal-
low, river birch, mimosa, and lo-
If the patio site is near the
street, make plans to ensure
maximum privacy and quiet. A
row of small trees, large shrubs
or an attractive fence may be
needed to obtain necessary priva-
When planning the new patio;
have a complete, well-thought-
out plan on paper prior to begin-
ning work, to reduce mistakes.
Make the patio design simple.
Complicated designs add extra
maintenance and are more diffi-
cult, to construct. Allow open
spaces for plantings. Have the
patio large enough to satisfy your
individual family needs, and lo-
20 words for $3.50
Sst insertion, 50 per
cate it where it will be most use-
ful and enjoyable. Take advan-
tage of existing shade trees,
southern breezes, privacy and
unity of the overall landscape de-
sign and house.
Often a patio .which has few
or no planting areas can be en-
hanced by the use of potted or
tub plants. For large tub or pot
plants, use permanent or winter
hardy plants, rather than those
that must be brought indoors or
protected in winter. Permanent,
cold-hardy plants which are
adaptable to pot culture are box-
wood, podocarpus, pittosporum,
nandina, fatsia, fatshedra, dwarf
holly, dwarf yaupon, holly fern
and yucca. Some easy-to-grow
and heat-tolerant annuals and
perennials which may be planted
in May are gloriosa daisy, dayli-
lies, periwinkle, salvia, cocks-
comb, zinnia, marigold, gerani-
um, cosmos, copperleaf, croton,
wandering Jew, coleus, ornamen-
tal peppers, gaillardia, portulaca
The properly landscaped patio
will be a source of constant pleas-
ure and pride for your family for
the lifetime of your home.
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ly working on an Eagle court
rank and said they used the ses-
sion at the official Boy Scout
camp for this area to work on
Bearden said- that at least
one of the Scouts is trying to earn
his Eagle Scout rank within a
year, but the other three will
probably take at least two years
to attain the special level of
Members of the troop took a
high adventure 12-mile canoe
trip down the Shoal River during
the week. Bearden said the trip
proved to be especially thrilling
and adventuresome for the
Scouts because the river was
near flood stage during the trip
and the current fast and strong.
"All of our canoes turned
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Knowing When and How to Water Is Important to Your Yard
One of the most important
factors in successful gardening is
,knowing when and how to water.
Most maintenance techniques
such as fertilizing, pest control
and pruning have easy-to-learn
rules to follow. But watering has
no specific rules to follow, be-
cause when to water and how
"much to water depends on the
kinds of plants, type of soil, time
of year and the weather condi-
tlons. So, if you think your partic-
ular watering problems are differ-
ent than your neighbors', you're
Water only when plants need
ivatering. The leaves of many
plants will begin to curl in the
early stages of a water shortage.
Later, the leaves will become very
*imp and the plant is said to have
"'wilted". Plants should be watered
-before they wilt. Allowing them to
wilt frequently will result in ex-
cessive leaf drop. Also, if plants
are allowed to remain wilted for
several days, they may never re-
vive. Some plants may not show
symptoms of a water shortage un-
til it is too late. These plants
should be watered when the soil
around them feels dry and crum-
Recent plantings will need
special care. Remember than
when plants were in containers in
the nursery, water was applied
every day. Also, during the first
couple of seasons after being
planted in the yard, new plants
still have small root systems and
can only absorb water form a lim-
ited soil area.
Keep a close, watch on the
lawn. If it looks as though it is
wilting, it needs water. If the edg-
. es of the grass leaves start to curl
- and take on a dull-bluish-gray
color, water the lawn immediate-
Lawns should be watered in
the early morning, when winds
and temperatures are low. Late
morning, mid-day, and afternoon
irrigation usually results in loss
of water from evaporation. Also
strong winds are more likely to
blow at these times, resulting in
poor distribution of water over
When watering, give the soil a
thorough soaking. Frequent, like
sprinklings waste water and do
little to satisfy the water require-
ments of a plant growing in a hot,
dry soil. Watering in this manner
often promotes shallow root sys-
tems which increase susceptibili-
ty to damage if watering is omit-
ted for.a few days. I
Wet the soil to a depth of six
to eight inches. This type of wa-
tering allows the moisture to pen-
etrate into the soil where roots
can readily absorb it. One inch of
water is sufficient -for Florida's
sandy soils. However, because all
soils and plants are not alike,
some adjustments in the amount
of water applied may be needed.
To determine when a sprink-
ler has delivered an inch of water,
place cans or cartons at intervals
in the spray pattern, and water
until the water level in the cans
averages one inch.
Water should be applied only
as fast as the soil will absorb it.
Watering with a hose nozzle
turned on full force can do more
-damage than good. Fast-flowing
water runs off quickly, carrying
soil with it and exposing plant
roots to the sun. More efficient
I RnoNains Bnk Bigger ato
- By Congressman Bill Grant
, While most people tend to
think of the stock market crash of
1929 as the primary cause of the
Great Depression, most econo-
mists believe that the run on
S banks in the early 1930's was an
t even bigger factor.
Realizing that their local bank
was having financial difficulty,
many people withdrew their sav-
ings for fear of losing it complete-
ly in the event that the institution
failed. This drove the: economy
even further toward a crisis.
-. To instill confidence InAmeri-
pa's banking institutions, Con-
gress enacted legislation creating
deposit funds for banks and sav-
ings and loan institutions (S&Ls).
These funds insure each deposit
up to $100,000. This system has
met the needs of the industry and
ock Market Didn't Cause Crash
has weathered this country's eco-
nomic ups and downs for the last
In 1987, however, it became
clear that losses in the S&L in-
dustry were beginning to clearly
outstrip the amount of money in
the Federal fund insuring S&L
It is important to note that
only a small minority of S&Ls
contributed to the situation. Most
S&Ls are sound financial institu-
tions run by responsible commu-
nity-minded men and women.
Congress recognized that
most of the S&L failures were due
to a lack of regulation and region-
al economic conditions. When the,
industry was given the flexibility
to participate in new kinds of in-
vestments in 1982, the Federal
government did riot retain suffl-
Consolidated Electric Supply
SEACO ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES, INC.
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
A delivery truck services the Wewahitchka area every
Tuesday and Apalachicola, Eastpoint area every Wednes-
Phone in orders welcomed by Herb or Bruce at
.Nojob is too big or too small.
SBids accepted on residential, commercial and industrial
S800 Tapper Avenue
For the Elderly and Disabled
Rent Based Upon Income.
t. .. 3/16/8
cent supervision. -This allowed
some unscrupulous S&L owners
to make high risk investments
with very little of their owi' money
at stake. Many of those high risk
investments were in the South-
west, which experienced a severe
economic downturn in the last
three years. When those invest-
ments failed, it caused a huge
drain on the fund. Current esti-
mates on reviving the fund range
from $50 to $100 billion.
As Congress prepared to con-
sider the bill, some called to ex-
press their concern about the
Government bailing out an indus-
try in which outright fraud and,
mismanagement played so large a
I share the belief that it is not
the responsibility of the American
taxpayer to ball out those un-
seemly Individuals who took ad-
vantage of lax supervision and
put the savings of hard working
people at .risk. This legislation
does not give one penny to those
individuals. The money allocated
will go to insure the deposits of
people \who placed their money in
' ,an S&L that was guaranteed by
the Federal Government; up to
This legislation will complete-
ly revamp the savings and loan
regulatory structure. For those
who sought to abuse the system,
the bill provides greatly stiffened
criminal and civil penalties for vi-
olations of banking law, including
a $1 million maximum civil fine
for serious violations.
J In addition, shortly before the
bill was passed, an amendment'
was adopted on a vote of 412-7 to
strike a special interest provi-
sions in the bill aimed at giving
companies like Merrill Lynch and
Sears favorable treatment under
This is a tough, well crafted
pieqe of legislation that goes a
long way toward renewing deposi-
tor confidence and ensuring that
the savings and loan industry
m meets the needs of Americans try-
ing to attain home ownership,
which is the traditional mission
of the industry.
Eight New Volunteers Are
Gulf County Liter
teers welcomes eig
trained volunteer reach
.to its ranks, bringing t
of nationally certlfle
Volunteers.ln Gulf Cou
The new Basic R(
tors, who completed tI
workshop on June 2
Pfost, Bill Kuyper, Bett
Mary Taylor, and Mikl
from the Beaches; a
Harcus, Mary Wilkinsc
nita Robinson from tI
-Gulf county Liter
teers .is a private non-
CARE Will M
The Chemical Add
cover Effort, Inc. (CAl
having its regularly,
board meeting on Thui
13, at 6:00 p.m., Toni
" rant, West Lafayette S
na. CARE is a non'ipr
zation that is license
State of Florida's Heal
habilitative Services ar
board meetings are ol
public. If you would lil
al Information, please
as Reading Tutors
acy Volun- mdrnity organization -soon to be
ght newly affiliated nationally with the Liter-
ding tutors' acy Volunteers of America. Volun-
the number t(ers are given.an 18-hour work-
d Literacy shop in tutoring basic reading,
inty to40. tlien matched with an adult new
reader. Tutoring takes place at
leading Tu- various locations throughout the
he 18-hour county, and each pair works at
19 are Dot the time and place which is most
y Williams, convenient for them. It is recom-
e Papineau mended that tutors and students
md Evelyn meet twice a week for one hour. A
n, and Bo- highly motivated team can raise
he Port St. the new reader's skills by one
grade level in 40 to 45 hours of
acy Volun- The next tutor training work-
profit corn- shop is scheduled for October.
Make plans now to attend. For
leet more information, call 229-6166
en after July 17th.
fictions Re- Revival Beginning
RE), will be
scheduled t Dalkeith Baptist
y's Restau- Dalkeith Baptist Church will
t., Marian- be holding revival July 16 21 at
ofit organi- 7:00 p.m. CDTeach evening. Rev.
ed by the Dennis Pledger, former pastor at
th and Re- L nn Haven Baptist and now full
id monthly t' Ul evangelist, will be the guest
pen to the speaker.
:e addition- ,,. Pastor Nick Davis extends a
call 784- cordial invitation to everyone to
watering can be accomplished
with soaker hoses and sprinklers.
Soaker hoses do a good job, but
they don't cover as large an area
Another method of watering is
drip or trickle irrigation. Drip irri-
gation supplies plants with con-
stant moisture at a low delivery
rate through the use of low pres-
sure plastic tubing installed on or
below the ground surface. Low
pressure nozzles (emitters) at-
tached to plastic tubing release
water at a slow rate into the soil
around a plant. By wetting only
the root zone of the plant, there is
dramatic saving in water, weeds
are not encouraged to grow and
plant growth is accelerated. This
increased growth occurs because
the plant is not subjected to wet
and dry cycles which normally oc-
cur with other irrigation methods.
For All of Your Publishing Needs
Call The Star 227-1278
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 64848565
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, fur-
Hwy. 386, 2.5 acres, garden spot,
house and 2 bd. 1 ba mobile
home, well, quiet! $35,500.*
Beautiful view from high lot, 100' on.
Hwy. 98, 100' hwy. x 250' deep. 3
bd., 1 1/2 ba. home, screen porch-
es, front & back. Reduced $5,000
more to $72,500.
Port St. Joe, 513 4th St.: 2 bd., 1 ba.
furnished, commercial zoned, 75'x175'
lot,. nice yard, fenced, outside stor.,
Port St. Joe, 2108 Cypress Ave.: 3
bd., 2 ba., brick & stucco home, great
rm., f.p., modem kitchen, outside stor.,
,privacy fence, close to schools. 1 1/2
car garage, NICE! $87,500.
Cape:.San Bias, I00'x7i8', deep, va-
cant lot, Privacy. $159,900.
St. Joe Beach, Hwy. 98, between
Pine & Canal Streets: Lot, beautiful
St. Joe Beach, corner of Pine, Ala-
bama & Georgia streets. Triangle, 3
BEACH FRONT TOWN HOMES
Mexico Beach, bo t tihome, 2 bd., 2 1/
2 ba.. fully furnishel,6. .
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, turn., 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 Aire 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. :vf *, 2W brick home, 2
car garage, patio, fr anj ready for you
Gulf Aire Dr.: Good corner 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 be. 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
100' gulffront lot, by 486' deep. Good access from
paved road. $90,750.
ST. JOE BEACH
Comer of Georgia and Desoto, Vacant lot w/
septic tank. $12,500.
Columbus SL, nicely furnished 2 bd., 2 ba. mobile
home, 1 1/2 blocks to beach, $40,000.
St Joe Beach: 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. 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
Americus St.: 3 bd., 2 ba., I block to beach,
Comer Santa Anna & U.S. Hwy. 98. 4 bd., 2 bea.
or possibily could be converted into 2 rental units.
Bay St: Furnished for instant living. mobile home.
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-
eras 3/4 of block plus 1 lot. Look to the future. Su-
per investment. $330,000.
Mexico Beach, corner of Ga. &
Mississippi. Sat., July 15, 12-4
CDT. Attractively furnished 3 bd.
split plan mobile home. $45,000.
Hostess: Joy Holder.
Corner 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,fum.,
$48,500 or $194,000 for all 4.
DeSoto St.: 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: SupeJq d l wide furnished 3
bd., 2 ba. trailer Ol.,gloLJ with Ig. utility house;
Immaculate. Reduced to $39,900.
Corner of Balboa & U.S. 98 Gulf Pointe No. 1:
Beautifully furnished 2 bd., 2 1/2 bath condo, great
Coronado Townhomes: 2'bdrm., 1 1/2 be., dedi-
cated beach.'Unobstructed view. All amenities. Fur-
nished $84,900; unfurnished $74,500.
3 lots Pineda St: 1st block $55,900.
U.S. 98 between Cortez & DeSoto: 3 bd., 2 bae,
unobstructed Gulf view. Gas, cen. h&a, great buy,
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. c/ha.
Watch the birds feed from glassed 12x22' Fla. rm.,
as no paint brush needed 150'x150', 1 1/2 blocks
from beach. Was $65,000, Reduced to $64,500.
Between Coronado & Balboa St.: 50' lot on Hwy.
98. Reduced to $39.000.
PORT ST. JOE
805 Garrison Ave.: 4 bd., 1 ba., famn rm.. screen
porch, con. h/a. -partially fenced. Good financing.
202 16th St. 3 bd., 1 ba. remodeled home with 1
bd., 1 be. apartment for income, $39,900.
504 16th St.: 3 bd., 2 ba. block construction, fp, 2
Ig. lots, corner, nice home. $59,500.
1301 Monument Ave.: 2 homes, one 3 bd., 2 be.,
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., cWha, 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., .1 1/2 ba.
brick home, just redone, swimming pool, 1 1/2 lots,
good price. $85,000.
Marvin Avenue: Vacant lot, 75'x175', no back door
230' on U.S. 98, with commercial bldg. & shed. In-
Beacon Hill, GuorKjeystrgh bluff, great view,
concrete block hk.uLll 1 1/2 be., carport,
Gulf View SL., Step into yesteryearl Solid wood, 3
bd., 1 ba., $50,000.
Faulk Place and 6th St.: Vacant lot 100'x120" ap-
prox. $10,000. '
Lovely waterfront duplex: 1 bd., 1 1/2 be. each
side. Furnumished. 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 SL on canal. Vacant lot w/septic and sea wall,
Corner of Georgia & Mississiappi: Attractively fur-
nished 3 bd., 2 ba. splitplan 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 beach, good price, $84,900.
Corner of Water & 36th St.: 2 vacant lots, boat
house, dock. 90 on canal, $80,000.
37th St., 2 bd., 2 be. townhome. beautifully fur-
nished, near pier, owner anxious, $69,500.
37th St., Vacant lot, 75'xl00'; nice building lot.
close to each, pier, eachside, $59,900.
Azalea Dr.: Vacant lot, 75'x100', dose to each.
39th St., north of Hwy. 98: Want to go fishing?
House on canal, 2 bd., 1 be., 100' on canal, den,
deck, sea wall, floating dock, $89,900.
37th St, close to pier: Comfortable 2 bd., 1 1/2
be., townhome, great getaway. $76,000.
44th St.: Nice large vacant lot. $25,000.
1810 Hwy. 98, 3 bd., 3 be. 2 story, screen porch,
partially fenced. Good future investment, $95,000.
Louisiana & RoridLj |c[J table 3 bd., 2 be.
double wide, fp, Irul lal, $40,700.
41st St. Beachside: Unit in four plex. Neat as a
pini Furnished. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. Very affordable,
12th St & U.S. 96, Beachfront with 3 bd. home,
Ig. glassed in great rm, beautiful view, furnished,
approx. 67 on the gulf. Reduced to $118,900.
Hwy. 98 NEWI Great gulf view 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 ba. mobile home w/Fla.
rm., Ig. lot, all fenced. Shop with electric & phone.
117 40th St. Apt 2:2 bd., 1 ba., close to beach.
120 Miramar 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 $146,000 for all 3. 1 sold.
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. Business Center: commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.
13th St.: 120x90 close to beach, $28,000.
Overstreet, Sunshine Farms. A one acre hidea-.
545 S. Long Ave, Peace and quiet, 3 bd., 2 be.
Nice home & 5 acres, $85,200.
Overatreet Hwy. 386 before bridge, 1.47 acres,
septic tank, light pole, well. $15,000.
Stonemilll Creek: LookI 2.2 Acres with well and
septic tank, $6,000.
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THE STAR, FORT ST. JOE, YL I-MUK5LPAY. JULX IU, LUISU PAUrl WIL
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Professional Rodeo to be Held
For the first time ever, Gulf
County will experience a profes-
sional rodeo, sanctioned by the
Professional Cowboy Rodeo Asso-
cilation. Locally the event is being
sponsored by the Gulf County 4-
H Horse Club in conjunction with
Buffalo Rock Pepsi, and will be
held this weekend at the T. L.
James Park in Wewahitchka.
Rodeo time will be at 8:00
p.m. CDT on both Friday and Sat-
urday evenings. To highlight ac-
tivities Saturday a rodeo parade
will begin at 2:00 p.m. in down-
Card of Thanks
The family of Alex McPherson
wishes to thank all, their neigh-
bors and friends for their prayers,
love and concern shown during
their time of sorrow.
God bless each and everyone
of you. We love you.
Mr. &Mrs. Dwight McPherson
Mr. & Mrs. Hugh Farmer
Mr. & Mrs. John Blount
Mrs. Lois Preston
14.8 Million Visitors Came
to Florida the First of the Year
Florida hosted an estimated
14.8 million visitors between Jan-
uary 1 and April 30, 1989, a 10.6
percent increase compared to the
same four-month period during
the previous year, according to
6 Month Lease
Mexico Beach 3 bd., 2 ba.
brick unfurnished, on canal
boat dock. $550 mo.
Mexico Beach Furnished 1
bd. apt. $225 mo.
Mexico Beach 2 bd., 1 ba.
unfurnished upstairs apt.
Great view. $275 mo.
Gulf Aire 3 bd., 2 ba. unfur-
nished 1/2 duplex. $500
Gulf Aire I. bd., I ba. unfur-
nished triplex unit. $325
For more information
figures compiled by the Florida
Department of Commerce.
The visitor total for the first
four months of this year includes
7.2 million air travelers and 7.6
million auto travelers. The auto
visitor count was 23% higher and
the air visitor count was 0.8%
higher than the comparable auto
and air visitor figures for 1988.
During the month of April
1989, the state hosted 3.3 million
visitors a decrease of 0.5% com-
pared to the same month in
1988. The decrease in the flow of
visitors to the state in April had
been participated because Easter
was in March this year. In 1988
Easter was in April.
The April 1989 visitor count
included 1.6 million auto travel-
ers, a 15.8% increase compared
to the same month in 1988. The
number of air visitors hosted by
the state in April 1989 totaled 1.7
million, a decrease of 11.8% com-
Johnson Lumber &
View, needs inside
and outside help.
Apply in person.
pared to the previous year.
Statewide tourism indicators
for this year include the following:
-Between January and April
1989, Florida's Welcome Centers
located on four major highways
leading into the state received
404,837 automobiles and
1,044,970 visitors. The number of
vehicles was up by 6.7% com-
pared to last year; the number of
passengers was up by 6.8 per-
-Tourism-related sales tax
collections for April 1989 totaled
more than $130.9 million, a 4.6%
increase compared to the same
month in 1988.
-Attendance figures for Flori-
da attractions and statewide oc-
cupancy rates for hotels and mo-
tels are not available at this time.
Card of Thanks
Our family would like to
thank everyone for all the acts of
kindness, flowers, food, expres-
sions of sympathy, and prayers
offered during the illness and
death of our loved one, Norris
Again, our heartfelt thanks go
out to all of you.
Beverly Langston and
WE STOCK A COMPLETE LINE OF
REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR BOAT AND
town Wewahitchka, to be followed
by a cook out at Lake Alice, next
to Wewahitchka State Bank.
The rodeo, hoped to become
an annual event in the area, will
feature bull riding (including a
monstrous 2,000 lb. bull), saddle
bronc riding, barrel race, steer
wrestling, bareback bronc riding,
team roping and calf roping. This
event is part of the Professional
Rodeo circuit with professional
riders competing for national
Advance tickets, $5 for those
12 and under and $6 for adults
are available at Carter's Restau-
rant, Charlie's Restaurant, David
Rich's IGA and Donna's Country
Store in Wewahitchka. Conces-
sion stands and souvenirs will be
available at the rodeo.
Like all sports, professional
rodeo has language, customs,
practices and rules all its own.
Heritage and tradition play im-
portant roles. The PRCA rule
book is written by the Associa-
tion's members, and it sets the
standard used by virtually all ro-
deo: college, high school and oth-
er youth rodeo, and amateur.
These event descriptions and
the section on judging will help
you understand the various con-
tests and enhance your enjoy-
ment of the rodeo.
Saddle Bronc Riding
Instantly catching the bronc's
rhythm is the rider's chief aim
when he and the animal exit the
chute. The cowboy's feet should
be over the bronc's shoulders
when its front feet hit the ground,
and stroke back as the bronc
Balance is the bronc rider's
primary asset. He acquires it by
lifting, not pulling, on the single
braided rein attached to the
bronc's halter. The animal's head
moves unpredictably and errati-
cally. Too short a rein can pull
the rider off over the bronc's
head; too long, and the cowboy's
arm can't reach high enough to
take up the slack.
Though different in style and
aggressiveness from a saddle
bronc rider's, the bareback con-
testant's goal is also to get his
spurring lick timed to the rhythm
of the horse.
When the bronc bucks high,
the rider jerks his feet up the
bronc's shoulders till his knees
almost strike his chin. As the
horse goes "over the top" and
straightens its forelegs to take the
impact on its front feet, the rider
attempts to "beat the horse to the
ground", moving his feet down
and straightening his knees,
bringing both dull spurs in con-
tact with the brqnc's neck.
Balance plays a role in this
event, too; but the bareback rider
has plenty of use for a strong grip
and powerfully muscled arm as
well, to hold on to a rigging
equipped with a handhold some-
what resembling a suitcase han-
No rodeo action is faster, or
easier understood, than this
horse and rider combination. The
cloverleaf course is around three
barrels set in a triangle, each bar-
rel equidistant from the other
two. Times are so fast they are
measured in hundredths of a sec-
ond. In other rodeo timed events
It's common practice for contest-
ants to borrow horses and win,
but not in this competition. Bar-
rel horses are great athletes, with
exceptional speed, agility and a
desire to win.
As in the roping events, steer
wrestlers give the steer a head-
start, then sprint their horses af-
ter the racing bovine. This event
is the only contest in professional
rodeo where a cowboy is allowed
any assistant a hazer on the
far side of the steer to keep it
running in a straight line.
Once he rides alongside the
steer and positions himself, the
steer wrestler transfers from his
horse to the steer, both running
about 30 miles an hour. The cow-
boy must stop the steer, turn it
back and wrestle it to the ground.
This is the only event where a
cowboy's size can make a differ-
ence, but it shouldn't be over-
rated. Skill, timing, coordination
and courage count more than size
to down a 600-pound horned ani-
If you've ever wondered what
the expression "a force of nature"
means, a bucking bull defines it.
No other athletic competition on
earth faintly resembles this one,
nor approaches its danger and
drama. Bucking bulls often weigh
nearly 2,000 pounds, and most
are ill-tempered and crave oppor-
tunities to go stomping over, the
top of downed riders.
It may appear that bull riding
requires endurance more than
any other quality, but that's not
true. Far more important are cou-
rage, skill, a keen sense of bal-
ance and superior mental atti-
It happens fast But watch
the rider use his free arm to
counter the bull's spins and
lurches, and how the rider lunges
his own body forward as if to
jump over his riding hand and
keeps grabbing for a new hold
with both feet.
In this timed event, cowboys
compete against the stopwatch as
well as the animal. Everything
happens so fast calf roping may
sometimes appear chaotic. The
calf runs into the arena alone be-
cause it gets a well-defined head-
start; and the horseman rides
hard to catch up and rope it. The
work on the ground is a flurry of
activity that ends with the cow-
boy's hands flying skyward to sig-
nal he's finished the tie.
The arena teamwork of cow-
boy and horse represent thou-
sands of hours practice with no,
audience. It takes a time in the
vicinity of 10 seconds to win.
This is everybody's event, be-
cause it looks so simple it seems
anybody can do it. But with five
entities involved, lots of things
can go wrong, and often do. The
steer gets a headstart. The header
casts his loop over the animal's
horns, takes two turns (dallies)
around his saddle horn, and
turns off at an angle, slowing the
steer. The heeler moves in toward
the hindquarters and ropes both
back feet and the good heelers
rope them; they don't throw a
loop in front of the back feet for
the steer to walk into.
When both ropers have con-
nected, they face their horses to-
ward each other with each rope
tight. If a roper gets a thumb or
finger between his rope and the
saddle horn, it's amputated in-
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL o THURSDAY. JULY 13. 1989
Are Sharks Getting Smaller?
Ancestor of "Great Whites" Were Much Larger Than Those of Today
The "Jaws" of movie fame
would have been dwarfed by its
60-foot ancestor, whose gaping
mouth is coming to life in a re-
construction by University of
"As scary as it may seem, to-
day's Great White Shark, as ap-
peared in the movie "Jaws", Is rel-
atively small compared to its
extinct ancestor," said David
Webb, a paleontologist at the
Florida Musetim of Natural Histo-
ry on the UF campus.
I Three times the size of its
modem-day relative, this early
predator clamped its 8-foot-wide
jaw on whales, porpoises and sea
cows eight million years ago dur-
ing the Miocene Age, he said.
A fossil discovery in the phos-
phate mines of central Florida
two years ago will allow UF scien-
tists to reconstruct the first accu-
rate life-size replica of the ancient
shark's jaw, Webb said.
A complete set of teeth be-
longing to a prehistoric shark was
found, including those still form-
ing in the jaw, he said.
'That finding was the Rosetta
Stone in giant shark studies it
allowed us to crack the code,"
Webb said. "For the first time, we
have enough evidence to give a
full, realistic reconstruction of the
tooth array of the great white
shark's prehistoric ancestor."
The largest-toothed shark
known to man, its teeth were as
long as seven inches. Their size
and triangular shape were excel-
lent for ripping up large marine
mammals and tearing Into bone.
BIG BITE-The ancestors of today's ral History on the University of Florida
Great White shark had a jaw large enough campus, fits a tooth into a model of this ex-
for a man to stand in. David Webb, a pale- tinct shark's jaw. [Photo by Walter Coker]
ontologist at the Florida Museum of Natu-
Serrated marks on whale bone
fossils are signs of the creature's
vicious attacks, he said.
Called the Megalodon, this
species of shark hunted for prey
in Florida waters as mastodons,
saber-tooth cats and sloths
roamed the land, he said.
The reconstructed jaw will
have 48 front-row teeth and sev-
eral rows of backup teeth. Sharks
lose and 'replace thousands of'
teeth during a lifetime, making
them plentiful on beaches, he
Teeth used in the giant model
are part of a collection of more
than 1,700 found in the St.
Johns River by Dr. Clifford J. Jer-
emiah, a Jacksonville family doc-
tor, who donated them to the mu-
seum. These teeth are larger than
the ones found in central Florida
and therefore are better suited for
an exhibit, Webb explained.
Webb hopes the jaw, which is
being completed while on display
at a Gainesville shopping mall,
will lead to an exhibit of a fully-
restored 60-foot shark.
Today's white shark is most
likely to be found in North Ameri-
ca off the coast of Long Island or
central California, both of which
have cool ocean currents, said
George Burgess, a UF shark ex-
Because it prefers cold water,
the giant predator Is rare near
Florida, said Burgess. who man-
ages the International Shark At-
tack File documenting every re-
corded shark attack on humans.
"If we get reports of one or
two white sharks a year being
caught here by commercial fisher-
men, that's a lot," he said.
The Place for All Your
Navy Seaman Recruit Debbie
L. Miller, daughter of William A.
and Bobbie J. Miller of Port St.
Joe, has completed recruit train-
ing at Recruit Training Com-
Navy Fireman Apprentice Mi-
chael P. Wilson, son of Wanda M.
Farmer of Wewahitchka, recently
deployed to the Mediterranean
Sea while serving aboard the.tank
landing ship USS Barnstable'
County, homeported in Norfolk,
During the six-month deploy-
ment, Wilson will participate in
numerous military exercises in
the Mediterranean Sea. He will
visit foreign countries including
Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and
A 1987 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School, he joined the
Navy in May 1988.
for Duty at Eaker
Air Force Senior Airman Deb-
orah A. Hensley, daughter of
Thomas and Myrtis Pollock of
Port St. Joe, has arrived for duty
at Eaker Air Force Base, Arkan-
SHensley is a law enforcement
specialist with the 97th Security
She is a 1984 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School.
During Miller's eight-week
training cycle, she studied gener-
al military subjects designed to
prepare her for further academic
' and one-the-job training in one of
the Navy's 85 basic fields.
Miller's studies included sea-
manship, close order drill, Naval.
history and first aid. Personnel
who complete this course of in-,
struction are eligible for three
hours of college credit in Physical
Education and Hygiene.
She joined the Navy in Febru-
Seaman Bridenback Completes Training
Navy Seaman Recruit Jeri L.
Bridenback, daughter of William
J. and Pauline C. Wilder of Port
St. Joe, has completed recruit
training at Recruit Training com-
iand, Orlando. -
During _Bridenback's eight-
week training cycle, she studied
general military subjects designed
to prepare her for further aca-
demic and on-the-job training in
Roma J. Koon Commissioned
On May 6th, Roma J. Koon
received her Bachelor's degree
tra M. Bloodworth, son of
Richard 0. and Ada J. Blood-
worth of Wewahitchka, has been
appointed to the rank of warrant
officer in the U.S. Army.
Bloodworth is an automotive
maintenance technician at Aber-
deen Proving Ground, Maryland,
with the 16th Ordnance Batta-
He is a 1975 graduate of Chi-
pley High School.
one of the Navy's 85 basic fields.
Bridenback's studies included
seamanship, close order drill, Na-
val history and first aid. Person-
nel who complete this course of'
instruction are eligible for three
hours of college credit in Physical
Education and Hygiene.
A 1987 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School, she joined the
Navy in February 1989.
from the University of Florida and
was commissioned as a Lieuten-
ant in the United States Marine
While at the University, Roma
held the billets of Squad Leader,
Mustering Petty Officer, Platoon
Commander, and.. Company
Guide. She was a member of the
Semper Fidelis Society and Gam-
ma Theta Upsilon, an honor soci-
ety. Roma also completed a 26-
mile marathon, is Airborne quali-
fied, and is presently serving at
the Basic School Marine Corps
Development and Educational
Command at Quantico, Virginia.
Lieutenant Koon is a gradu-
ate of Port St. Joe High School
and is the daughter of Sarah
Koon Severance of Mayo.
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1989 PAGE 1B
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Corner Fourth St. & Parker Ave.
"Where Christian Love Is Shown"
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coastal. Mobile home in excel. cond.
$31,500. Call 648-5959 after 5
Older home, priced right. Good
neighborhood, 1311 Long Ave. Call
227-1834. 2tp 7/13
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. Triple car gar-
age, 20'x23', new workshop, chain
link fence. Appraised at $50,000, will
sell cheaper. Rodney Hall, 229-6859.
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.
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,
chain link fence, plus tractor with
equipment. Appraised at $55,000.
Will sell cheaper. B. R Willitams,
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 bedroom house on 2 lots, Duck
Avenue, Howard Creek. 1-763-1508.
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.
3 bdrm., 2 ba. home with fire-
place & ceiling fans & 2 bdrm., 1 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 1' deep at Ward Ridge.
For more if atioi1 call 227-1865
after 6:00. tfc 7/6
Two acres on county road off of
Overstreet No down payment, pay-
ments $100 per 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.
Indian Pass Beach lots 9-11-13,
S. Seminole. Call 648-8624 or 227-
1167. 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.
3 bdrm. brick home w/swimming
pool, new outdoor shop bldg., new
carpet, wallpaper & ceiling fans,
2002 Cypress Ave. 229-6525 or 1-
643-2940 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.
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.
1, 2 AND 3 BR
Cape San Blas, Florida
~ 1-800-624-3964 i
| ~~t' : A x ''
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
312 Madison St., Oak Grove. Pro-
pety is 90'x131'. Three bedroom, 1
bath frame house with separate den
and utility room, on corner lot. Easy
financing available. 227-1416. 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 Bias. Also lots for sale, terms
available (in same subdivision). Excel-
lent investments. Call 227-1689 after
6 p.m. 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.
Three 800 sq. ft. ea., 2 bdrm., 1
ba. apartments. Good rental income.
In excellent condition, located 606
Woodward Ave. Call for. appt Phone
229-8385 or 227-1689. tfc 7/6
14x70' mobile home with 2 built
on additions. Total sq. ft 1,260.
Cen. h&a, 3 bdrm., 2 full ba., lot is
75'x150', 1 block from the beaches.
$34,000. Sale price $4,000 cash
down; financed 10 yrs. at $413.40
month or 12 yrs. $376.20 month or
15 yrs. at $341.40 mo. or $30,000
cash. Also have a 2 bdrm., 1 ba.
frame home 1 block to beach. 648-
8390 for more information.
ALL CASH BUSINESS
D1stribuite 1J00% Pure Natural
fruit juices- in Holiday' Inns, Best
Western, Quality Inns or other com-
pany owned accounts. No selling. In-
dependent National Census shows
annual average part-time earnings up
to $21,000. You will need $19,500.
cash for equipment. Call 1-800-782-
1550 anytime, Operator 1J.
Washer & dryer, dresser, 2 air
conditioners, 1 home entertainment
center, storm windows, & other odds
& ends. Call 229-6357.
One mobile telephone, good
DON'T MISS THIS SPECIAL OF-
FER. Conrad will pay your last
month's rent where you live now (up
to $200) and your first month's rent
or land payment (up to $100) when
you purchase any new, used, or repo
mobile home from us during the
month of July. Conrad's Mobile
Homes, 5428 E. 15th St., 763-6005.
1986 Suzuki 200, 5,500 miles,
for on-road and off-road enjoyment.
For more information, call 227-1368
after 5 p.m. 4tp 7/13
DO YOU QUALIFY
If so, purchase any new or used
mobile home in stock and pay NOTH-
ING DOWN. Conrad's Mobile Homes,
763-6005, 5428 E. 15th St., Panama
City, FL. 2tc 7/13
Conn tenor trombone, excel.
cond., silver plated body with gold
bell. $100. Call 229-8681 or 229-
Queen size water bed, $125;
Craftsman 10" table saw, $200. Call
ACT NOW!!! AND WIN!!!
You can still get 10.99% fixed In-
erest if you do act now. This keeps
your payments so low that you hardly
know you have any. Only at: Conrad's
Mobile Homes, 5428 E. 15th St., Pan-
ama City, 763-6005.
King size bed frame, headboard,
and box springs, and dresser w/
mirror, all for $250. 227-7544 after
Pentax camera, 35 mm, $175
with tri-pod, flash & carrying case;
hide-a-bed, $150; wardrobe $150;
iron bed $50. Call 229-6353 work,
Motor-home, 27' Condor, class A,
sleeps 6-8; runs good, low mileage,
$3,000 or best offer.. 229-8019 or
-227-1342. 2tc 7/13
Power pole, 200 amp, 2 ground
fault breaker; 1 200 amp breaker;
two 30 amp breakers, to be moved,
T ADE I~c
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
Petsitting: experienced veterinary
technician available to watch your pet
(s) while you're out of town. Call Mary
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,
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
For further AA information
Tel-A-Story, a new Bible story
every day for children and
Interior & Exterior
WALT'S CAR WASH &
Wash & Wax
Wash & Shampoo Carpet
For complete information & price list
Call 229-8992 or
229-6844 after 5
RONNIE HUDSON CARPENTER
Free Estimates Decks,
Porches, Portable Buildings
Uc. No. RG0058291
NO JOB TOO SMALL
THE HISTORIC GARDEN CENTER
is the Place for Your Special
DINNER, PARTY LUNCHEON,
REUNION OR ANY IMPORTANT
Call 227-1613 or 229-6951
Call (904) 639-5850
or write P. 0. Box 869, Wewallitchka,
for more information.
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box AIC, Port St. Joe
JOHN F. LAW
24 Years Experience
Workers Compensation, Occupa-
tional Diseases, Injuries and Ac-
cidents. No charge for first confer-
ence. tic 7/6
I THE WINDOW & DOOR
r REPLACEMENT EXPERTS
Now servicing the Mexico and
Port St. Joe beaches area.
S Let us help you with your
window & door problems.
WIN-DOOR SALES & SERVICE
for A Free Estimate
Dave (voice pager) 871-8902
Panama City, FL
L U UU" Bill Quaranta
Old Fashioned Quality
Log Cabins Additions
19' Cobalt deep V 260 V-8 Chevy
engine w/Mercruise & trailer. $5,200.
17,000 btu air conditioner, window or
wall mount, 1 yr. old, $150. 648-
Eight-week-old AKC registered
yellow labrador retriever puppies.
Shots and wormed. Excellent huntin
bloodline. Sire and dam can be seen.
Call 648-8953. tfc 7/13
14' boat, 25 Evinrude, elec. start,
stainless steel trailer. Ideal fishing rig.
Call 229-8978 after 5 p.m.
Complete living room, 2 lamps
with shades, 1 studio chair, 1 color
TV, 2 end tables, 1 sofa table, 1 sofa
and 1 butler coffee table. Total $725.
Call 229-2500 and ask for Lynn.
Cordless iron $12; 1 step car seat
$25; Maxi-taxi stroller $25; auto
stereo booster amplifier $40; slide
projector $10; like new condition,
small animal carrier, $5. 229-8427.
Refrigerator (works $35); galva-
nized boat trailer, $100; heavy duty
hauling trailer, $100. 229-6933.
1 Ballinger exercise bike, like
new; also Homart elec. hot water
heater, call 227-1311 or 227-1773.
Shrimp net, 30 ft. spread, $90.
Call 648-5447. 2tc 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.
Hi-tech sealed box speaker sys-
tem that fits behind truck seat, $165.
Pyramid 200 watt amplifier, $55.
Sparkomatic cassette/cd input box'
for car radio, $10. Call 229-6808 after
3:00 p.m. tfc 6/29
One 2100 watt Generator, 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.
Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums, repairs sales bags. Anything
for any vacuum and built-in central
vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyndall
Parkway, Panama City, 763-7443.
AUTO FR AL
1978 Chevy Nova, good running
cond., $400. 229-8019 or 227-1342.
1987 Samurai Suzuki 4-wheel
drive. 45,000 miles, excel. cond., 1
owner, $5,500. Perfect .for beach,
work, school. Call 229-6736.
1986 Buick Century, $5,900. Bob
Hale, 648-8289. tfc 6/22
302 Ford engine, call 229-6506
after 3:30 p.m.
1966 MGB, 41,000 actual miles,
spoke wheels, am/fm cassette, new
top, restored last year, $2,500. Call
229-6965. tfc 6/1
1972 MGB, good solid body, easi-
ly restorable, runs fair, $750 obo.
229-6965. tfc 6/1
1978 Ford 4 wd short wheel base
pick up. Rebuilt from front to back.
Runs great, V-8, auto trans., good
tires & mags, lots of chrome; $3,000:'
229-6965. tfc 6/1
ATTENTION friends and neigh-
bors: I have 16 dogs fertilizing and-"
watering my front lawn and sidewalk.
Thank you for the service. Schley
Kemp, Simmons Bayou.
Check Our Sale on
306 Williams Ave.
Say You Saw It In the Star i
COSTING INSURANCE AGENCY We Buy, Pawn; Sell or Trade
All Forms of Insurance Indian Swamp Campground
422 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899 Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
tic 6/1 tfc I/5
Saws Scissors Lawn Mower Blades SEARS IS AS CLOSE AS
Butcher Knives Drill Bits, Etc. YOUR TELEPHONE!
LOCAL SAW SHARPENER
H. L. Harrison
Call 227-1350 or 229-8533
1008 McClellan Ave., Port St Joe ,
A-1 ROOFING Sears Catalog Sales
Repairs, Carpentry, Painting, 227-1151
227-1209, Ed Mosley Leon Pollock, Owner
tic 7/6 410 Reid Avenue
Wauneta's Accounting THE LAUNDR4i ROOM
Wauneta's Accounting 408 REID AVE. 229-6954
& Income Tax Mon. Sat., 8 a.m. 8 p.m.
Wauneta Brewer St. Joe Beach Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
648-5043 Self service or drop/off
ST. JOE THE
CUSTOM BUILDERS COUNTRY
Glen F. Combs GOOSE
P. O. Box 456
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456 '"Handmade
COMMERCIAL OR Crafts",
Bus.: 229-8385 Home: 227-1689 130 Gulf Street
m -St. Joe Beach
oe. con. R00033843Open Tuesday Friday
10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Reciprocant Member qf Gulf county Home (Other, times by appointment)
Builder of the Year 1988 Award OWNERS: Gayle & John Tatum
tic 6/1 tfc 6/15
UC. #.RF 0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
Plumbing Contractor New Construction Repairs
Remodeling Residental and Commercial
Installation of Water Lines and Sewer Lines
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
FRANK HANNON, Broker
Margaret Hale 648-5659 Frances Chason 229-8747
Broker/Salesman Ann Six 229-6392
PORT ST. JOE
1101 Constitution Excellent Location for this lovely 2 story bay front home, has 3
bedrooms, 2 baths, formal dining room, fireplace, den, 2-car garage. By ap-
pointment only. $150,000.
1304 Palm Perfect for retired couple. 2 bedroom, 1 bath on quiet street. Has new
roof, new windows, added insulation, new carpet Only $36,000.
103 Yaupon Exceptional! Like new 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home. Great room
with fireplace. Covered deck. Garage. $69,000.00.
603 Long Ave. Walk to town from this 2 bedroom home with nice screen porch.
230 7th St. Price reduced on this newly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with
deck and outside storage. Good starter home, good rental investment.
207 6th St., Highland View Spend the summer at the, pool that goes with this at-
tractive 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Many other features. $75,000.
170 Ave. E 3 bedroom, 1 bath furnished house with storage shed and efficiency
512 4th St., Highland View 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1363 sq. ft. doublewide mobile
home on 70'x130' lot. New 1200 gal. septic tank and new 8.5'x17' deck. Only
523 7th St. Attractive 2 bedroom, 1 bath, large den, landscaped yard. $30,000.
505 3rd St. Make an offer on this large frame home on 2 50x1 70 lots. Can be used
as home or office. Appraised at $35,000.
1312 Marvin Ave. Recently redecorated 3 bedroom, 1 bath home in excellent con-
dition. Has central heat/air, ceiling fans, mini blinds, carpet, built-in china cabi-
net, large enclosed porch, outside storage. $51,500.
803 Garrison Price reduced on this large 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with pool and
landscaped yard. Has formal dining room, central heat and air, fireplace, lots of
closets, screen porch, outside living area. Owner moving, wants to sell.
509 4th St. Commercial zoning on this 2 bedroom masonry home on 3 50'x170'
Charles Ave. This well-kept 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home with deck, new central
heat/air is on 2 75x150 lots. Has many extras including storage building, new
pump, satellite,dish. $32,000.
3rd Ave. Beacon Hill Charming 2 bedroom with new carport, fenced yard, com-
Corner Canal & Americus St. Joe Beach Duplex 1 block from beach. New roof
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
contains 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, great room, fireplace, large deck. Downstairs
has mother-in-law apartment, large utility room, large workshop, on 2 jots.
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
owner financing. Only $50,000.
Ponce De Leon, St. Joe Beach Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath 14'x70' mobile home with
sun deck and screened porch on two 75'x150' lots. Central heat & air, all appli-
St. Joseph Shores Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft of highway
Port St. Joe Monument Ave. $20,000.
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.
Mexico Beach Texas Drive, Nice home lot 100'x100'. $10,000.
St. Joe Beach Seashores, Desirable corner lot 85'x150'. $15,000.
Port St. Joe Palm Blvd. and corner of 18th Street, 2 lots. $22,000.
111 Ponce DeLeon St. Joe Beach 1 bedroom cottage. $225.00.
Corner 7th & Maryland Mexico Beach 3 bedroom, 1 bath. $250.00.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1989 PAGE 3B
Furnished 2 bedroom trailer, Sea
St., St. Joe Beach. Deposit required.
After 6:00, 229-6825. tfc 7/13
Furnished 1 bedroom apartment,
1508 1/2 Long Ave., Port St. Joe. De-
posit required. After 6:00, 229-6825.
Studio apartment for rent. Fully
furnished, call 648-8481. tfc 7/13
Commercial for rent: For lease or
rent,: warehouse on Hwy. 386A, Mexi-
co Beach, 36'x50'. For more informa-
tion, call 1-785-6047 or 648-5323.
Warehouses, small and large.
Some with office, suitable for small
business. 229-6200. tfc 7/13'
Mexico Beach, quiet, private,
large yard, doublewide, 3 bdrm, 2 ba.,
w/washer & dryer, stove & refrlg.,
ch&a, w/some furniture. No lease re-
quired. No deposit required. $395 mo.
Must see. Call anytime, 1-785-9844.
2 trailers for rent, furnished or
unfurnished, call g27-1281.
2 bedroom furnished apartment
in town. $225 per month, water in-
cluded. 229-6571 after 5:00.
,2 bedroom trailer, furnished. For
sale: nice camper, sleeps 4. 227-
1260. 4tp 7/6
S 2 bedroom furnished or unfur-
nished mobile home, 14'x60', Ameri-
cus & Balboa, St. Joe Beach. $285
per mo. 648-5060. 2tp 7/6
One bedroom partially furnished
apartment, corner Canal & Americus,
couple or single only, no pets, depos-
it. 229-8747 or 227-1450, ask for
Frances. tfc 6/22
Beautiful gulf view at St. Joe
Beach. Luxury 2 bdrm., 2 ba. un-
furnished house. Modem, efficient,
carpet, f.p., cen. air. 3rd story is
master bdrm. Part utilities paid.
Lease. No pets. Leave message, 648-
5977. 4tc 6/22
2 bdrm. trailer, deposit required.
No pets. 648-8211 after 6 p.m.
-2 bdrm. 1 bath apartment, cen.
h&a, refrig. & stove, $300 mo. Call
227-1159 or 648-5037. tfc 6/15
Nice executive home, 3 bdrm., 2
ba. on golf course. $695 mo. Appli-
ances included. Call Pam at 229-
6314. tfc 7/6
Furnished trailer at Overstreet.
648:5306. tfc 7/6
.Three -one bedroom apartments
# equipped for the handicapped. Rent
determined by income. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Call 227-7451 Monday
thru Friday, 9 till 5. tfc 7/6
Furnished large 2 bdrm. apart-
ment. No pets. Call, 229-6777 after 6
p.m. tfc 7/6
Unfurnished Ig. 2 bdrm.,. I ba.
house w/stove & refrlig., carport, stor-
age area, Ig. screen porch, fenced
back yard, ch&a, no pets. Call 229--
6777 after 6 p.m. tfc 7/6
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. Equal
Housing. tfc 7/6
2 bdrm. furnished nice house on
1 1/3 lots. 100' from beach. Canal
St.-, Stl Joe Beach. $200 month. Call
Marianna, 904/482-3884. tfc 7/6
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Pri-
vate baths or dormitory style. Daily or
weekly rates. Will renovate to your
taste for lease. 302 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe, FL 229-8723. tfc 7/6
.For Rent or Sale: 2 bdrm., 2 bath
house at Cape San Bias, many extras.
Call 229-8385 or 227-1689. tfc 7/6
gi ; No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean thenmi with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/88
S .-. .
IWdde ?wme P~ad
-Lots '--t0'x100'. All hook-ups,
: electric, water, septic, tel., cable
STV, natural gas, $65 a month lot
rent. ; "
S (904) 648-8201
2 bdrm. spacious apartments,
easy to heat and cool. Reasonable de-
posit & rent No pets. Call 227-1689
after 6 p.m. Best deal in town, save
on utility billsl tfc 7/6
Housekeeper needed: Monday,
Wednesday and Friday. Hours flexi-
ble. $5.00 per hour. Please call 227-
1222 to schedule interview.
Handyman to do repairs in mo-
bile home park. Must be able to re-
place windows and do some plumb-
ing. Must have references. 229-6608.
Gulf Co. Association for Retarded
Citizens is accepting applications for
the position of Residential Manager/
Trainer at the GCARC group home.
This position requires 1 yr. college
coursework from an accredited college
or university,, and/or 1 yr. superviso-
ry/managerial experience; applicant
must also possess a valid Florida
chauffeur license. Job description,
qualifications, and applications may
be obtained from the GCARC office at
200 Peters St. Deadline for accepting
applications is 4:00 PM, June 30,
1989. This program Is 'funded by the
Dept. of Health & Rehabilitative Ser-
vices. EOE. 2tc 7/13
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-
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-
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-
' ministiration: 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.
Kitchen help needed. Call Rob &
Easy WorkI Excellent Payl Assem-
ble products at home. Call for Irifor-
matin. 504-649-0670, ext. 9575.
Yard Sale, Saturda, .8 a.m. 1
p.m. 703 Park Ave.; Highland View.
Weight bench & weights, girl's bike &
lots of misc.
Garage Sale, Columbus St., St.
Joe Beach. Saturday, 8 a.m. until.
Toys, furniture, & girl's clothes, lots
Yard Sale, Friday, July 14, 8 a.m.
until. Books, stereo, misc. items, 621
First time yard sale: Piano,
stoves, stereo, 'IV, swimming pool &
lots more. Friday'and Saturday, 13th
St.. & Monument Ave. Rain cancels.
Yard Sale, July 15, from 7:00 -
3:30. Clothes, plants, toys, etc. 601
Garrison Ave., Port St. Joe.
Yard Sale, Selma St., St. Joe
Beach. Saturday, 15th, size 3T-6.
Toys, small dresser, stroller, kitchen
odds & ends.
Service Station Clearance Yard
Sale, equipment and stock. 1010 Gar-
rison Ave., 9 till 2, July 1st, 8th &
15th. Items large and small for own-
ers & customers. 3tp 6/29
Big Sale, Friday and Saturday,
Gulf Station, 32nd St., Mexico Beach.
Plants, pots, lawn ornaments. Lots of
good used furniture, 2 hide-a-beds,
fans, and gifts. All sorts of misc.
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NOTICE TO RECEIVE BIDS
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
For additional information contact Chris Ear-
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 cor-
poration intends 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-witL
COMPANY NAME: Your Kids Kountry Day
LOCATION: Comer of River and 4th Street
ADDRESS: RtL 1 Box 625, Wewahltchka. FL
OWNER: Velvet Marie Easter
Publish: July 13, 20. 27. and August 3. 1989.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO.: 89-65
CALIFORNIA FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN AS-
SOCIATION, a corporation organized and existing
under the laws of the United States of America.
RICHARD T. COLEY and SUSAN L COLEY, hus-
band andwife, Defendants
NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
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 of the Gulf County Court-
house, Port St. Joe, Gulf County, Florida. at 11:00
a.m. on the 24th day 6f July, 1989, the following"
Villa 2G-2 in Parcel 2G of CAPE
SANDS LANDING, which consists of
the following portion of Lot Two (2),
SAN BLAS SUBDIVISION, according to
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 11-7 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
Calhoun Correctional Institu-
tion: Position: Vocatinal Instructor III
Forr/Corr. Pos. # 17316, closing date:
July 26, 1989. Bi-weekly salary
range: $638.96-$1,045.89. Minimum
qualifications: A HS diploma or its
equivalent and 3 yrs. of exp. in Heat-
ing and air Conditioning.
Contact: Thatcher Courtney, Per-
sonnel Manager, P. 0. Box 2000,
Blountstown, FL 32424.
TOMO TIRES 'l _TNiLUP
DRN NW TOPIRF,(Of J l 'V 1 I l l 4I: 'I
Up to 60,000 Miles Warranty
THE TREAD MILL
307 WTST HIGHWAY 98
PORT ST. JOE
the plat thereof as\ recorded in Plat
'1 ,' Book 3, pages 20, 21, and 22, Public
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
i' t 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. 69'4505'W.. along
., '" ,, the Southerly line of said Lot 2 for
405.00 feet; thence N. 20'14'55'W.,
65.00 feet; thence S. 6945'05'W.. 0.88
feet., thence S. 1808'41'W., 62.06
feet, thence N. 7144'06'W, 26.065
feet for the Point of Beginning; thence
. continue N. 7144'06,W.. 26.065 feet;
?,i,, thence N. 1808'41"E., 62.06 feet;
thence S. 7144'06"E., 26.065 feet;
thence S. 1808;'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-
gally described as follows (being the
Common Area): Commencing at the SE
comer 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.
6945'05W., along the Southerly line
of said Lot 2, a distance of 405.00 feet
for the Point of Beginning; thence con-
tinue S. 6945'05 W., along said
Southerly line for the 81.00 feet;
thence N. 20*14'55W., 122.00 feet to a
point on the Northerly line of said Lot
2; thence N. 69"45'05"E., along said
Northerly line for 81.00 feet; thence S.
S 2014'55"E., 122.00 feet to the Point of
Beginning; (The 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 comer of Lot 2, SAN
BIAS ESTATES, as per plat thereof re-
corded 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 for 405.00
feet; thence N. 20-14'55W., 65.00 feet;
thence S. 6945'05'W., 0.88 feet for the
Point of Beginning: thence S.
18o08'41'W., 26.06 feet; thence N.
71-44'06W., 26.065 feet; thence N.
1808'41"E., 62.06 feet; thence S.
71'44'06"E., 26.065 feet to the Point of
SBeginning; and LESS Commencing at
the SE comer 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. 1808'41'W., along the
Southerly line of said Lot 2 for 405.00
feet; thence N. 2014'55W.. 65.00 feet;
thence S. 6945'05W., 0.88 feet;
thence S. 1808'41'W., 62.06 feet;
thence N. 71'44'06W., 26.065 feet for
the Point of Beginning; thence contin-
ue N. 71'44'06'W.. 26.065 feet; thence
N. 1808'41"E., 62.06 feet; thence S.
71-44'06"E., 26.065 feet; thence S.
18008'41'W., 62.06 feet to the Point of
DATED this 20 day of June, 1989.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
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. Flbrida. 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 Cleaning Service
ADDRESS; P.O. Box 13361, Mexico Beach,
OWNER: Mark Gore
Publish: July 6, '13, 20, and 27, 1989.
SNotice 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 Coupty, 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 wihich'said business Is to be car-
ried oh, "owVit:' '
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.
As of June 22, 1989, 1 will no longer be re-
sponsible for any debts other than those incurred
/s/ James M. Cooley
Publish: June 22, 29, July 6, and 13, 1989.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,
CIVIL ACTION NO.: 89-76
FNB PROPERTIES, INC., a Florida corporation,
SERA ALLEN PATTERSON; The Unknown Heirs,
Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lienors, Creditors,
Trustees or Other Claimants claiming by. through,
under or. against SERA ALLEN PATTERSON, who
is not known to be dead or alive; JERRY GATES;
The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assign-
ees. Lenors, Creditors, Trustees or Other Clai-
mants claiming by, through, under or against
JERRY GATES, who is not known to be dead or
alive; and CLAYTON BROKERAGE CO. OF ST.
LOUIS, INC., a corporation;
'NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SERA ALLEN PATTERSON; and The Unknown
Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees. Lien-
ors, Creditors, Trustees or Other Claimants
claiming by, through, under or against SERA
ALLEN PATrERSON, who is not known to be
dead or alive; Residence Unknown, but
whose last known residence was Post Office
Box 99, Happy Hollow Lot 23, Block A. Free-
port. Florida 32439.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage encumbering the following prop-
erty in Gulf County, Florida:
Lots Seventeen (17). Nineteen (19),
Twenty (20), Twenty-Two (22), and
Twenty-Four (24). Block Four (4), City
of Port St. Joe, Florida, as per official
plat thereof on file in Plat Book 1, Page
16, Public Records of Gulf County,
has been filed against you; JERRY GATES; The
Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lf-
enors, Creditors. Trustees or Other Claimants
claiming by, though, under or against JERRY
GATES. who Is not known to be dead or alive; and,
CLAYTON BROKERAGE CO. OF ST. LOUIS, INC.,
a corporation; and you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to It on Kent,
Ridge & Crawford, plaintiffs attorney, whose ad-
900 Florida National Bank Tower
225 Water Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
on or before July 20. 1989, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court either before service
on plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on
the 15 dayofJune. 1989.
BENNY C. LISTER
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
Publish: June 22. 29. July 6, and 13, 1989.
NOTICE TO INDIVIDUALS. HOUSE MOVERS
AND DEMOLITION CONTRACTORS
Sealed bids will be received at the Port St.
Joe Fire Station Conference Room located at 305
5th SL, Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 AM on July
28. 1989, -for the sale and removal of buildings
and other improvements on White City Bridge Pro-
ject, known as Job Number 51020-2514, WPI No.
3113732. The bids will be opened and announced
at the time and place designated for receiving
No bid will be considered unless It is submit-
ted on the official proposal form provided by the
State of Florida Department of Transportation.
Such proposal forms may be obtained from the
State of Florida, Department of Transportation,
Highway 90 East, Chipley, Florida 32428.
The Department reserves the right to reject
any and all bids and to waive technical errors as
may be deemed best for the interest of the State.
Betty G. Wilson
Dist. Adm. Property Management
(904) 638-0250, Ext. 455
Publish: July 13. 1989.
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, 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: RIgel/CSSF Limited Part-
LOCATION: 503 3rd Street, Port St. Joe, FL
OWNERS: Rigel Communications, Inc., Rig-
el/CSSF Limited Partnership, 503 3rd Street, Port
St. Joe, FL 32456
Publish: July 13, 20, 27, and August 3, 1989.
71t I A A,
508 Sixteenth Street
SUNDAY WORSHIP............ 10 a.m.
Laughing At or With, God?
ADULT SCHOOL.............. 11 a.m.
The Rev. Dr. Elmer 1. Braden, Pastor
PERMIT NO. 3
WEWAHITCHKA, FL 32465
TABLERITE QUALITY BONELESS (FAMILY PAK)
Cubed Beef Steak......
PORK & BEANS
TABLERITE FRESH FRYER
TABLERITE QUALITY BEEF RUMP OR $2 2
Sirloin Tip Roast ......Lb. $229
SUNNYLAND WHOLE OR HALF
Dinner Hamsu ..... Lb. 188
TABLERITE QUALITY (4 LBS. ORMORE) ,
Ground Chuck.. Lb. $1.48
OSCAR MAYER $1 3
Beef Bologna .... Lb. 1.39
LAND OF FROST THIN 2 /
Lunch Meat ...... 2.50o. 2/890
SUNNYLAND SMOKED A2 69
Pork Chops....... ,. $2.69
MEAT OR BEEF
Cooked Ham ....1ooz. $1.99
REGULAR, THICK OR BEEF
IGA Bologna...... ,. $1
Sliced Bacon.........120 .
Breakfast Links......iooz $1.39
TABLERITE QUALITY MARKET SLICED
Red Rind Cheese..... Lb. 1. 99
CUT GREEN BEANS
KRAFT WHITE GOLD GAIN VEGETABLE
MAY'NAISE SUGAR DETERGENT
32OZ. 4.4 LBS. 1 G
$138 09 $ 38 $319
WITH 1 FILLED DOUBLE WITH 1 FILLED DOUBLE WITH 1 FILLED DOUBLE WITH 1 FILLED DOUBLE
DISCOUNT CERTIFICATE DISCOUNT CERTIFICATE DISCOUNT CERTIFICATE DISCOUNT CERTIFICATE
IA, WEREFRENDY EOPE EETTOSHO
Interstate Shoestrings 20 oz. 2/$1
Freezer Queen Gravy & Sliced Beef as oz. 279
Freezer Queen Lasagna 28 or .*2"N
Pet Pie Shells 5 .hells$2
Green Giant Vegetables 10 oz. 99*
Sun Vale Strawberries o10 oz. 2/$1
IGA Whip Topping 8 oz. 59'
Sherbert ................... qt. 990
KINNET MR. JOHN'S $0339'
Ice Creamr .............. 1/2 gal.
Kraft Squeeze Parkay
Kraft Shredded Cheese
Minute Maid Lemonade
Kraft Whipped Topping
Dean's French Onion Dip
IGA Cream Cheese
PLAIN OR SELF RISING
Pillsbury Flour-........... 5.Lbs.990
Shells & Cheese .......12oz. $1.29
Squeeze Mustard.......8o.. 2/890
BBQ Sauce ,oz.$1.19
BETTY CROCKER Au Gratin or
Scalloped Potatoes.........s.s oz. 790
Muffin Mix 7.5o.4/990
Print Napkins 140oc. 790
Kosher Dills.................. 46. $1.99
Relish oz. 890
Dog Food 14z. 3/890
Cat Food 15o. 4/890
Mac. & Cheese............7.s5oz. 3/$1
ASSOm I tu FLAVORS
EARLY JUNE PEAS I
Cantaloupes .............ea. l79
LARGE FANCY DELICIOUS .
Red Apples................. lb. 49
RED OR WHITE
Seedless Grapes....... b. 99
S. 3LBS. 990
S Cauliflower..........ea. $1.49
y Eggplant................... Ib. 590
Fresh Peas and Butterbeans
RAID 12 oz.
Flying Insect Killer .......$1.99
FRESH GREEN A
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