The star
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028419/02888
 Material Information
Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: April 11, 1991
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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1508 H14Y 431-5

F USPS 518-880






330 Per Copy
+ 20 Tax ....

City Gets Grant

to Rehab Housing

for Elderly, Poor
The City of Port St. Joe received notification Tuesday,
that a Community Development Block Grant request, in the
amount of $434,700, had been approved by the Depart-
ment of Community Affairs.
The grant had been requested by the City Commission
for several years, for the purpose of rehabilitating homes of
elderly and poor people who could not upgrade their degen-
erated housing by their own resources.
The grant was requested, in the City's behalf, by Julian
Webb, Associates, of Chipley.
According to the grant award notice, Port St. Joe was'
number f"291xi list of approved grants. There had been
44 requests filed for some $36,970,420 available to fund
Block Grant programs.
Webb had told the Cit Commission on numerous occa-
sions that Port St. Joe couldn't generate enough points to
be eligible for many grants. He had been filing the housing
re-hab request for about three years before it was consid-
ered. 'You have several strikes against you for receiving
grants, the least of which seems to be the fact that your av-
erage citizen just seems to make too much money to quali-
Community Affairs Secretary Bill Sadowski said a total
of $14,858,336 of the $37 million grant money available,
was awarded in the lower-income housing development
granting program.
The Florida Community Development Block Grant
[CDBG] program provides grants to small cities and
counties to undertake housing, neighborhood revitalization,
commercial revitalization, and economic development activi-
ties. This year 277 local governments were eligible to com-
pete for a total of $36,970,420 in federal assistance funds.
Large cities and counties receive Community Development
Block Grant funds directly from the U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development.
The City had filed for another grant for recreational pur-
poses, which was rejected recently because of lack of quali-
fying points. The funding had been requested to develop
and improve recreational facilities in the city.
DCA officials predict that the total funding will provide
money to rehabilitate some 750 homes in the state. The
agency said that 40 homes which are beyond repair, will be
The grant program which funded the Port St. Joe re-
quest was available for the 1990-1991 funding cycle.
Several, applications for home rehabilitation funds had
been filed for Port St. Joe in past years, but all had been
turned down.

Lost Control
Jessie Levon Johnson, 34, of Wewahltchka, unloaded
this load of logs just a few minutes before he wanted to
-'- 4 Tuesday morning, about 10:30, as he lost control of his
S -, truck, overturning on Highway 98.
S' According to Trooper B. L. Upchurch of the Florida High-
way Patrol, Johnson said it seemed as if the fifth wheel on
his truck locked, causing the trailer to begin shifting and
him to lose control. The 1981 Peterbilt tractor and trailer
overturned in the middle of the highway about a mile and a
half west of Highland View, spilling its load of logs all across
the highway, blocking traffic. The mess took nearly two
hotiurs to clear away.
SThe truck was considered a total loss. There were no oth-
er vehicles involved.
". -' Johnson was taken to Gulf Pines Hospital for treatment
L .of minor injuries and was kept for observation. His condi-
S.' tion has been listed as "very good", by hospital authorities.
.. .. Johnson was on his way to St. Joe Forest Products paper
". 71 ...mill m in Port St.-Joe, with his load of long logs.
I Trooper Upchurch said the accident is still under investi-
gation and that no charges had been filed in the accident.

Coinmission Bows to State




County Attorney Bob
Moore, advised the Commis-
sion, "You take a chance at
losing 'a whole bunch' if you
fight the density point."

Mike Dorsey's
Body Found
A turkey hunter found the
body of Mike Dorsey early last
Thursday morning, where it
had surfaced in the Apalachico-
la, after being under water
since January 26.
Dorsey disappeared in the
waters of the river after he ap-
parently lost his balance step-
ping from a shrimp boat into a
skiff being towed alongside.
Dorsey and some friends were
transporting the shrimp boat to
Wewahitchka. When they came
to Fort Gadsden State Park,
Dorsey started to go ashore to
phone home, telling his family
they would arrive in Wewa-
hitchka later than planned.
Dorsey's. body was located
Just below the Fort Gadsden
landing. He had been the sub-
ject of an intense search for
many days after his disappear-
ance and Sheriffs deputies
were still making daily runs in
the area, searching for Dorsey's

Wells Says State Asking Gulf to

"Go Beyond"HRS Septic Tank Rules

'You had six pages of demerits,
which were all settled. If you op-
pose the density suggestion at
your hearing next week, you
stand a chance of having the en-
tire six pages of criticisms resur-
rected in exchange for a 50-50
chance at changing their density
'You have only two choices,
surrender or fight I'm just telling
you that if you fight, there's no
telling what limbs you might lose.
I'm telling you this so you will
know what you are getting into,"
Moore said.
-The only place where Moore
and Wells had a difference of
opinion was that Moore felt the
density designation could be
changed when the situation al-
lows for it. Wells, who has worked
with developing the .plan for the
past five years, felt the county
would have to live with the densi-
ty designation, no matter what it



St. Joe Forest Prod-
ucts Company resumed
full operation of its paper
mill here in Port St. Joe
The mill had shut
down one of its two paper
machines three and a half
weeks ago, with a reduc-
tion in force during the
downtime, due to the con-
dition of the economy.
Vice-President Robert
Nedley said. the company
would keep an eye on the
order situation in the days
to come.

happens -to be.
Moore pointed out that larger
counties have higher density al-
lowances "because they have the
infrastructure to support it.
Namely; water and sewer sys-
Wells pointed out that Gulf
County had asked for a density of
only 20 units, where the ameni-
ties would substantiate the allow-
ance. "We weren't interested in
asking for wall-to-wall high rises
on our beaches," Wells said.
The administrative assistant
said the planning committee still
felt the state should require no
more than HRS requires for issu-
ing septic tank permits, which is
four units per acre. He reiterated
that he thought the DCA was also
'coming around' to that thought
"It's your decision," Wells
said. "I want you to give me direc-
tions as to how far I can go at our
hearing next Thursday and Fri-
day with DCA to iron out our dif-
The Commission grumbled,
(See COMMISSION on Page 5).

Administrative Assistant
Larry Wells advised, "I can
see them softening on the

It may have appeared as if
* Administrative Assistant Lary
Wells and County Attorney Bob
Moore, were at odds over whether
or not the County Commission
should surrender an important
point in their Comprehensive
Plan to the state of Florida DCA
Tuesday. morning. They were not,
however. Wells was giving his as-
sessment of how probable it
might be to get more liberal
guidelines in the matter of hous-
ing density and attorney Moore
was advising what could happen
if the DCA doesn't soften its posi-
tion, causing the matter to go to
the hearing process.
Gulf County has had its plan
rejected because the Planning
Committee has requested a densi-
ty allowance of four living units
per acre along the seashore, and
up to 20, where sewer and water
systems are available. The state
has suggested there will be no
more than two without central
sewer and water and four with
the sanitary services.
Wells, stated to the Board,
Tuesday, "their proposed require-
ments are more stringent than
HRS septic tank rules. We feel
their position is weakening on
this question and that they will
eventually compromise to adopt
the state septic tank regulations
for density."
Sewer and water services are
at the root of the density ques-
tion, with the state wanting to
limit housing units, severely,
where septic tanks are necessary.
A housing 'unit' could be a two-
room apartment in a large build-
ing, or a 40-room single family
The Commission seemed in-
clined to ask for a more elastic
policy, but Moore pointed out,
"The only beach property not'
presently served by a central wa-
ter system-which allows for four
units per acre-are at Indian
Pass and Simmons Bayou. It's
not like you were choking up a
large area of property."
The attorney went on to say,

Come Tumbling Down
The Florida Department of Transportation started demo-
lition work this week, clearing buildings from the right-of-
way for the new Highland View high rise bridge.
Three business houses on Highway 98, in the path of the
bridge, were vacated in February in preparation for the dem-
olition and workers started knocking down the old Johnson
Lumber building Tuesday morning.
Other buildings standing on the right-of-way were Skip-
per's Gulf Station and Wood's Seafood Market. All are sched-
uled for demolition.
According to the DOT time schedule for the bridge con-
struction, bids are to be let in late spring on the project,
with construction to begin within 90 days after the contract
is let.
State DOT crews have been at work since last fall survey-
ing, mapping, taking soil borings and general preparation for
work to begin on the actual construction.
The bridge is scheduled to be built on the west side of
the present clam shell draw bridge. The elevated roadway
will come back down to ground level just before the Second
Street intersection in Highland View.

I i





Thanks, Frank! IHunk

We have a municipal election coming up next month, and al-
ready-a week prior to the qualification beginning-we have the '
three incumbents saying they will offer themselves for the post,
at which they now serve, for another two year term of office.
We say, "offer themselves", because in the Port St. Joe City P la y
Commission seat, that's exactly what the candidates are doing. P a
The position isn't a very well paid position, at $25.00 per month,
but it is an extremely important and sensitive position. It is im-
portant and sensitive because our City Commission has some "Scoot over, Dad
heavy responsibilities from the economic and ecological avenues, Hun? What? Was
as well as providing necessary services for our people. A little voce whisper
Before anyone else qualifies, so we won't be accused of-play- Not again tonight, sDa
ing favorites, may we say we are an unabashed, shameless and asleep than awake,
openly encouraging supporter of Mayor Frank Pate. We will will- lay on my side and
ingly testify to the unselfish and highly competent way in which low" with my arm.
he has filled this post for the past 20 years. We're openly thank- crawl in and snuggle
fuil to him for '"making himself available" for another two years. He used to try
We have lived in Port St. Joe for nearly 50 years. For most of mother's side. Now
those years, we have had but five mayors. These include J. L. likes her sleep about
Sharit, Horace Soule, J. C. Belin, Frank Hannon and Pate. Pate anyone I've ever kno
has served for a longer period of time than.any of the others. crowding. She'd sen
During the past 50 years, Port St. Joe has had some of the his room in a NewY
best Mayor talent serving its needs, of any city, of any size, in You could say one
this state of Florida. You can believe that or you can dispute it, .. the boy he was a
but this is a provable statement.- It took him about t
We were privileged to serve on this Commission for several figure out the "I cans
years and on more than one occasion, we would go to district I would try to h
meetings, where all the cities would get together and gang up on sleep before the nu
the Department of Transportation, the Revenue Department, or the weight of Josh's
some other state agency. Almost without exception, at these on my right elbow.
meetings, members of city government from other cities would
slip up to us and ask, "How do you do it in Port St. Joe? How do
you provide what you do so consistently, with such apparent
Well, of course, it wasn't easy. Too, these men, active in gov-
ernment, knew Port St. Joe operates a City which is very sound
fiscally, has little to no debt and does it all without having to re-
sort to state and federal government hand-outs with their myri-.;
ad of strings attached.
Most of the expertise can be credited to old country boy.,
Frank Pate. He may peddle gasoline and tires for a living, but let
us tell you, he is no dummy. He knows how to get things done
and he has been getting it done-right-for over 20 years. We,
for one, were relieved when Pate said he would attempt to stay at
his post for at least two more years.

It's Our Fault

One of the reasons people are wary of what their government
tells them, is the current battle over an increased tax for the'.
Northwest Florida Water Management District. No doubt, you
have read or seen on TV where a 20-fold tax increase is being
planned for the district.
All of this is being done after the concept of a water manage-
ment district was sold to the people of Northwest Florida on the .
basis that it would "require only a .05 mill rate to operate.".
That's a nickel on every $T1,000 worth of taxable property. Well,
we could stand that, so we voters here in the panhandle of FIori-
da put our stamp of approval on the idea, expecting to pay only,-
the .05 tax rate.
Now, we're told the .05 is not near enough to operate the wa-
ter management district. The tax rate must now be hiked to $1
for every $1,000 worth of taxable property.
All of this must come by a Constitutional Amendment, so we
are stuck. We will have to pay the larger rate, whether we wish
to or not. "How?" you say. Well; let's look at it. The lawmakers
tell us that we are now being financed by other districts in the
state and their $1 rate. Voting on the matter as a Constitutional
Amendment will cause those people in the other four districts to
stroke their chins and say, 'You know; it isn't fair for those'
folks to pay less to their water district than I do mine; especially
since mine has to subsidize theirs!"
So, before you know it, the rest of the state will decide that
our taxes need to be raised and the people will add another
notch in that string of distrust in their government because they
were told one thing and here comes something else altogether
different. And, the beautiful thing about it is, that the lawmak-`:
ers can say, "the people did it, when they voted for that Consti-
tutional Amendment!" We suppose we should- all live in Gulf .
County where the government pays no attention to the people's
opinion expressed through ballots.

er Down with Kes

Everybody Wants to

"Dad's Favorite Game"

s I dreaming?
1d" Oh, Josh.
on! Still more
I'd move over,
build a "pil-
Josh would
e up close.
this on his
folks, Cathy
it as well as
own. And she
om....with no
i him back to
York minute.
thing about
3 fast learner.
wo nights to
stay" side.
urry back to
mbness from
head set in
I could feel

myself drifting....drifting....I'm go-
ing to make itl I'm aslee- 'Scoot
over. Dad."
"Scoot over, Dad!"
"Son, don't wake up, Josh.
Crawl up here on my chest. And
be still so Daddy can go back to
sleep." One of these days I've got-
ta buy a queen size bed. It was a
little tougher to get back to sleep
now, what with the numbness in
my elbow and all.
"Dad, there's something
crawling across my leg."
"It's just Sue-Cat, son. He'll
settle down in a minute. Good
I have no idea how many
nights we slept like that. Looking
back on it now, it doesn't seem
that long ago. My goodness, how
did the years get by so quick-
ly...... The boys must'a been

about five and two, somewhere in
that range.
Cathy would quiz me with a
smile as we'd untangle in the
mornings. "How can you let them
do that, they are old enough to be
in their own beds!"
I'd rub some feeling back into
my arm, wipe the cat hairs off my
face and answer the same as I
had the morning before. "One of
these days those guys are not go-
ing to want to come in here. I'm
making some memories. But I'll
tell you one thing your cat has
got to go. He's crowding us all
And listen, you ought to have
been in that bed when the boys
sprang to life. "Dad, Dad, Dadl
Let's play Tom, Joke and Billl"
"Let's sleep."
"Come on, Dadl You be Tom.
I'm Bill and Jesse- is Joke. You


drive, Dad."
Tom, Joke and Bill were log-
gers. The bed became the cab of
our truck. We were loaded, com-
ing down a steep, winding moun-
tain. I steered, the boys made the
diesel sounds. Our brakes, of
course, always failed. We'd be fly-
ing down the mountain when
we'd hit the rock,. -pin around
about twice and go off the side of
the cliff. Dad and boys would be
flung to the far corners of the
room. It was always broken legs,
busted heads and cuts, plenty of
'You O.K., Joke?"
"It's my leg, Tom."
"Bill, Bill? He's out, Joke. Can
(See KESLEY on Page 3)


maft&- m% %8 I

B~y: wesiey R. Ramsey

The Last Chapter to A 45-Year-Old Tale of Toil

THIS IS THE last chapter of
a young fool getting into the
newspaper business.
About the time the adventure
of ,unnlng two newspapers began
to be pure drudgery, I had an of-
fer to go to work for the Macon
Telegraph as a linotype operator.
In Macon, I would have to be a
member of the Typographers Un-
ion in order to work there and I
had gone to the Telegraph and
taken my test A couple of days
later, they informed me I had
passed and could go to work as
soon as I could serve out a notice
to the Leader-Tribune and The
Warner Robins Press.
But, alas and alack, W. S.
Smith, my employer of high
school days here at The Star
wrote me a letter, saying, "I'm
tired of working and ready to re-
tire. Do you want to buy The
Star?" -

Well, I figured he knew my
bank account was always run-
ning on empty, so I surmised that
if he thought I could buy The
Star, then I must be able to buy
it, so I wrote back, immediately,
saying in effect, "Heck yes!"
SO, I ABANDONED the pros--
pects of working 40 hours a
week, with all the attending bene-
fits, at a nice salary and started
making arrangements to buy The
Back then, the only redeem-
ing factor it had was a nearly new
Linotype machine-which, by the
way, still operates very well-an
automatic printing press and an
apartment in the building.
The unredeeming factors in-
cluded several years of the owner
discouraging business and driv-
ing it elsewhere, a wood heater, a
building that leaked and a water
heater you had to light every time
you wanted hot water. It also had
a muscle-power paper cutter---.

which we still have-and one old
hand operated printing press that
was. at least 80 years old.
The old newspaper press had
already broken down several
times and was not being 'made
any more. There were no parts
available and, even then, it had a
cranky set of drive gears which
might operate and they might
not. It wasn't long before they
spilled all their teeth out on the
floor and died
Along with the shop came a
crippled World War II veteran
red-headed printer from Chicago.
He was full-blobded Chicago. He
even pronounced the word, "She-
caw-gah". He was married to a
former showgirl of the nightclub
era, who had since gone to seed. .
They were both genuine charac-
ters; fleshing out the propensity
to run into characters in this
I JUST KNEW that all I had
to do was to come to Port St. Joe,

walk into the bank [there was
only one lending institution here
then], tell, them I wanted to buy
The Star, and to do so, I would
need to borrow so much money..
You' know what? They said,
I couldn't believe that any
self-respecting bank would pass
up an opportunity like that, just
because I didn't have any collat-
eral other than a mortgage on The
Since that time, The Star has
been accepted .as collateral on
several occasions. Come to find
out, banks often lent only '50% of
collateral value to 25-year-olds
with wild dreams of getting into
the publishing business.
But, after explaining my pre-
dicament to Smith, and telling
him it looked like I would just
have to pass up this golden op-
portunity to. purchase his leaky
building full of ancient, worn-out
equipment, he decided to "make
me a deal." He offered to finance'

the place for me. himself.
To be fair, the place wasn't a
leaky building full of worn-out
equipment to him. It was his life's
work. Since there was no other
way I could buy it, he did me a
big favor by offering to do the fi-
nancing himself.
We struck a deal, and I was
the proud owner of a weekly
newspaper and print shop of my
very own, with its very own, king-
size mortgage to be paid on every
IT DIDN'T TAKE long before
I realized I was among birds of a
feather here in Port St. Joe.
There was Glenn Boyles with
a new department store, Earl
Atchison with a new men's store,
Ganrion Buzzett with a new drug
store, Charles Garraway with a
new Chevrolet store, Durel Brig-
man with a new furniture store,
John Blount with a new furniture
store, Emmett Daniell with a new
grocery store along with sev-

eral others. Most of these guys
were in the same boat I was. We
were up to our eyeballs in debt,
so we could commiserate togeth-
er, work like the mischief and
h9pe it would all come out like we
Let me. tell you, without em-
broidering the matter one little bit
. it has been one, long, hard,
39 years to this point. I don't
mind telling you that there were
times I wondered if I would make
it this far. One of those times was
in the 50's, when the paper mill
was operating only two or three
days a week, in maybe two weeks
out of the month ... or in 1971,
when the men went on strike at
the mill for nearly a year or
again in the 50's, when St Joe
Lumber's large sawmill shut
Still, I'm glad I decided to
take Bill Smith's offer, rather
than go to work at a 40-hour-a-
week job, at good pay, with the
Macon Telegraph.

St. Joseph Bay Tide Table
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
Apr. 12 4:21 a.m. L .6 10:09 a.m. H .7
5:42 p.m. L .3
Apr. 13 10:00 a.m. H 1.0 7:05 p.m. L .1
Apr. 14 10:22 a.m. H 1.2 8:12 p.m. L -.2
Apr. 15 11:00 a.m. H 1.5 9:20 p.m. L -.3
Apr. 16 11:46 a.m. H 1.7 10:25 p.m. L -.5
Apr. 17 12:38 p.m. H 1.8 11:34 p.m. L -.6
__. Apr. 18,7 1:35 p.m. H 1.9
V, I -" 1

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Wendell Campbell


If It Were Up to Me
Have you ever thought about how things would be if you could
run the whole show? Have you ever said, "I'll tell you what I would
do if it were up to me"?
I've said it a thousand times, at least As a matter of fact, I said
it just a little while ago. My wife and I were discussing something
and, without thinking, out it came.
As I was driving back to my office I began to think about what I
said. Would I really do what I said I would do, if it really was up to
me? What if everything was up to me? I mean decisions I made
would be carried out without hesitation. What would I decide and
dictate? I
Thought.4 began to flow like a fresh mountain stream rushing to
the sea. Below are a few things I would do... if it were up to me:
*There would be no more hate in the world. People like Saddam
Hussein would be forever banned from the face of the earth. Life
would be like it is in some of those old-time movies. And that would
be nice, I think.
*There would be no more serious illness or tragic accidents. I
haven't yet decided how people would die, but there must be a bet-
ter way than prolonged suffering or dying in-a tragic accident
*Everyone would have all the money they ever wanted. My
thinking is that if everyone had all the money they ever wanted,
money would 'mean very little so no matter how much any one per-
son had, it wouldn't be worth a plug-nickel. And that would sorta
put everyone na an even keel.
*We could eat all we wanted of anything we wanted and not
gain an ounce. I would keep plenty of seafood gumbo on hand, a big
pot of chicken and dumplings on the stove and a freezer full of
cherry vanilla ice cream. I would also keep some cakes and pies on
hand in case someone had a "snack-attack." "*'
*All the women in the world would. be tfunrAngly beautiful, but-
I would be the only handsome man. Well, maybe I would put ond
handsome man in each. country, but he would 't be as handsome
as I. And if I ever caught one of those men in the United States, I
* would suddenly make him as ugly as Reno Fenretty, whoever he is.
*Everyone would have a job they really love. Just think about
that Each morningeveryone would get up and rush to work; not
because they were late, but because they couldn't wait to get to
their Jobs. Wouldn't that be grand?
*There would be no more crime; If everyone loved everyone else
and everyone had al the money they' wanted and there was no
more crime, then there would be no need for weapons. If all this
erietrue, then tlere would be no more fear and everyone could live
happily ever after. Well, at least until I decided how to put them
'*And lastly, every day would be just like Christmas. Wouldn't
the world be a wonderful place to live.if it were up to me? Everyone
would be as happy as could be, except all those ugly old men, but
who cares about them as long as we have what we want
Right, ladies?


you get us some help."
Joke would drag himself
down the hall, yelling, "Nurse
Janel Nurse Janel"
Nurse Jane (who looked a
whole lot like our mother) always
came to.rescue us. .
*0 "Dad, let's float down the Cas-
cade River 'with Uncle Leon and
Grover Cleveland Alexander!"
Same story, only this time the
raft would hit the rock, overturn
and we'd have to swim out.
"Dad, you be the rotor rooter!"
Those guys woke up ready to
go. I finally devised "Dad's Favor-
ite Game." Everybody had to lay'
perfectly- still. And no one could
talk. The first person who moved
or made a noise got a point.
Three points and it was "skin a
hiney" time. Needless to say, they
didn't like Dad's Favorite Game.,
Not enough action.
"Let's wi'estle, Dad!" Jess usu-
ally said that right before both
knees landed in the small of my

"Put us in the washing ma-
chine, Dad!" I would hold them
on my stomach and shake them
'til the bed collapsed.'
And, of course, the dreaded
' kissing machine. It always got
stuck on. I'd be kissing'em a hun-
dred miles an hour. I can.still see
Josh, giggling and reaching for
my ear it was the only way to
turn off a .run away kissing ma-
The boys are 15 and 12 now.
And even today, sometimes I'll
scoot over, lay on my side and
shape up a "pillow" with my right
elbow...... nobody comes.
I still get the privilege of wak-
ing them up. I'll beat on my
chest, give my best Tarzan yell
and swing into their rooms. "Let's
go Bill, Joke. come and help mel
Bill's still out. Joke! All right you
don't want to move. Here comes
the rotor rooter."
" "Aw, Dad."
'."Let's wrestle."

Mosquitos Can Kill Wonderful Town

To all Residents of Gulf
As a' mother of a child who
suffered from encephalitis, I am
asking all families to write the
Governor, Senators, and Repre-
sentatives, to ask them to try to
find the funding for our mosquito
control. Not one person can ima-
gine the horror and pain anyone
goes through who has been bitten
by one "infected mosquito with
encephalitis. A carrier of many
diseases." I pray no one has to
find out. Please write to our offi-
cials and help get mosquito con-
trol back.
Listed below are the address-
es of these dignitaries:
Governor Lawton Chiles
The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001
Senator Vince Bruner
110 Eglin Parkway, SE
Fort Walton Bch., FL 32548
Rep. Robert Trammell
P.O. Box 5956
Marianna, FL 32446
P.S. This is my letter that I've
sent to these persons.
S Dear Sir,
This letter is to beg you to re-
lease monies to Gulf Co. Mosqui-
to Control..
If only to save someone else
from the dreaded disease of en-
cephalitis. My daughter was bit-
ten by a mosquito in the Keys 33
years ago. Yes, I am glad she sur-
vived, for I know lots of people
Let me tell you of the years of
agony and pain she and I have
suffered. Do you want this on
your shoulders? "I hope not."
I am 65-years-old and I don't
think I can survive this again.
Please help a mother who knows
and save many mothers so they
won't know.
Nellie Andrews

.....................from Page 2

"Quit, Dad."
"Come on, son, time to hit the
Cascade River."
"Let's play Dad's Favorite
Game. 1-2-3-go."

College Counseling
Meetig Apll 18

A meeting will be held Thurs-
day evening, April 18, for the par-
ents of Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
School students. This event is
sponsored -by the Gulf County
College Counseling Project and
will take place at Port St. Joe Jr.-
Sr. High School at 7:00 p.m. All
parents and their students) are
encouraged to attend. This will be
the, last parent meeting spon-
sored by this project this year.
Parents, don't' forget that you
earn scholarship points by at-
tending this meeting.

Dear Editor:
There is a song that I remem-
ber from my childhood days that
will give you a good idea of what I
feel for this wonderful little town
and its people. The title of the
,song is Dear Hearts and Gentle
I have lived in Port St. Joe
most of my life and it is my home-
town, and everyone has always
been there for me. I have had a
lot of ups and down just like eve-
ryone else and I hope I can al-
ways be there for others as they
have for me since the accident on
March 7.
We have a wonderful group of
special people we all need to be
thankful for I should say sever-
al groups of people:
The Police Department, Sher-
iffs Department, Medical Staff at
Gulf Pines Hospital, Ambulance
Crew, and Gulf Pines Medical
Of course, I could write a
book on all the wonderful people
in Port St. Joe, but I will not bore
you with all of what I feel; but
please let me take this chance to
thank all of these wonderful peo-
ple for being there for me. And I
would like to thank everyone for
the prayers, food, flowers, cards,
,and visits and to thank Rev.
Zedoc Baxter, Frances Baxter, my
church family, and our special
friend R.D. Prows.
May God bless each and eve-
ryone of you.
Ava Jordan Sowell

Softball Tourney
The First United Methodist
Church of Wewahitchka will be
sponsoring the 11th Annual Dead
Lakes Invitational Softball Tour-
nament, at T.L. James Park in
Wewahitchka, on May 18.
The entry fee will be
$100 and each team will furnish
at least one MSP 47 A.S.A. ap-
proved softball per game. For fur-
ther information please call (904)
639-2611 or (904) 639-2744.


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Erline Behrens
Erline Browne Behrens
passed away Wednesday, April 3,
at the 'Apalachicola Health Care
Center. Born in Apalachicola in
June of 1901 to John and Jennie'
Scholles Browne, she .married
Russell 0. Behrens, a native of
St. "Louis, MO. She worked in the
American Exchange Bank for
eight years, and as cashier for the
Apalachicola State Bank for 37
years. She was very active in civic
; work, and especially in the activi-
ties of the St. Patrick's Catholic
Church, of which she was a mem-
Survivors include her brother,
Charles A. Browne, and wife, Ida
Ethel Browne, of Port St. Joe; a
sister-in-law,' Mrs. John Earl
Browne of Apalachicola; and
many nieces, nephews, great
nieces and great nephews.
A rosary was said Thursday
evening in the Comforter Funeral
Home Chapel. The Funeral Mass
was celebrated Friday morning at
St. Patrick's Catholic Church in
Apalachicola. Interment followed
in the family plot of Magnolia Ce-
metery, Apalachicola.
All services were under the di-
rection of Comforter Funeral

Bennie Hudson
Bennie Joe Hudson, 55, of
Port St. Joe, passed away Thurs-
day night, April 4, in Bay Medical
Center following a brief illness.
He was a native of Washington
County and had been brought up
in Port St. Joe. He .worked for the
post office for a number of years
and then later as a truck driver
before returning to Port St. Joe
several months ago.
Survivors Include his mother,

Fennie Raiford of Port St. Joe;
two sons, Joey and Tommy Ta-
rantino of Apalachicola; .three
grandchildren; one brother, Ross
Hudson Jr. of Camarillo, Califor-
nia; two sisters,, Sally Chambers
and Marlene Walding, both of'
Port St Joe.
Funeral services were held
Saturday at Long Avenue Baptist
Church, conducted by Dr. Dan
Duncan. Interment followed in
Holly Hill Cemetery.
All services were under the di-
rection of Comforter Funeral

Michael Dorsey
Michael Dorsey, 40, of Wewa-
hitchka, drowned on January' 26
near Gadsden Point in Franklin

County. He was the finance offi-
cer for the City of Apalachicola,
and a member of the First Baptist
Church of Wewahitchka.
He is survived by his mother,
Evelyn Dorsey of Wewahitchka;
two brothers, Jack Dorsey of Co-
lumbus, Ohio, and Gene IDorsey
of Lake Wales; three sisters, Sam-
mie Talbot of Archer, Elizabeth
Gaskin of Lynn Haven, and Carol
Register.of Marianna; and numer-
ous nephews and nieces.
Graveside services were held
Tuesday In the family plot of
Jehu Cemetery with the Rev.
Richard Maddox officiating.
Arrangements were by Gil-
more Funeral Home.

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Say You Saw It in The Star!

April 13 Project Graduation's Spring Fling
Antique Car Race
April 16 City Commission Meets at 8:00 p.m.
Commodity Distribution in Port St. Joe
April 18 Commodity Distribution in Wewahitch-
County Meets with DCA at 9:00 a.m. to
discuss the Comprehensive Plan

Anyone having community events should call
227-1278 to have them listed on the calendar.

Simpson Named.

President of First

Union Bank
First Union Bank of Florida has announced a key title change
for Mark L. Simpson. Simpson, formerly the executive of First Un-
ion's operations in Port St. Joe has now been named Piesident of
Port St Joe. This enhanced title reflects the bank's growing empha-
sis on the importance of local community authority and decision
making in Florida. ,
'The title of president reflects our growth over the past six years
and recognizes the contributions of our people in these leadership
positions," said Dan Connell, First Union National Bank of Florida's
executive vice president for North Florida.
'We believe that this change confirms that our local executives
have the authority necessary to make decisions that will best bene-
fit their market; and they have the ability to call on the resources
our customers may need from a large regional banking organiza-
Simpson has been in the banking business for 13 years. Prior
to this appointment he was vice president and senior loan officer
with Central Bank of the South in Decatur, Alabama.
Simpson received his bachelor's degree in Accounting and Fi-
nance from Florida State University in Tallahassee, and is a gradu-
ate of the Florida Bankers Association's Supervisors Academy at the
University of South Florida in Tampa.
He is a member of the American Institute of Banking for which
he has been an instructor for the past seven years. Simpson also
served as president of the West Florida Chapter and secretary of the
Bank Administration Institute. In 1984 he was elected Kiwanian of
the year and is presently a member of the Lions Club.
First Union National Bank of Florida, with headquarters in
Jacksonville, has assets of $16.7 billion and 314 banking offices in
33 counties as of December 31, 1990. It is a subsidiary of Char-
lotte, North Carolina-based First Union Corporation which reported
assets of $4(0.8 billion at December 31, 1990 and operates banking
and financial services in 35 states.

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Florida Garden Clubs

to Meet in Blountstown

Torreya Garden Club of
Blountstown will host the spring
meeting of District II, Florida Fed-
eration of Garden Clubs, Tues-
day, April 23 at the W.T. Neal Civ-
ic Center. The meeting will begin
at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn about
2:30 p.m. A catered lunch will be
served at noon. Iris Anderson, of
Panama City, Director, District II,
will preside. Rev. Fred Zeigler,
pastor of the Blountstown United
Methodist Church will give the in-
vocation. Mayor Finlay Corbin
will extend a welcome to the City
of Blountstown.
District II, FGC, comprises
clubs from Blountstown, Bonifay,
Chattahoochee, Chipley, Cotton-
dale, Graceville, Gulf Beach, Lynn

-Haven, Marianna, Friendship
Community, Mexico Beach. Pana-
ma City, Parker, Port St. Joe,
Quincy, Sneads, Sunny Hills and
Vernon. Approximately 125 gar-
den clubbers are expected for the
meeting. Deadline for registration
is April 16th. Cost is $7.50 and
covers registration, morning hos-
pitality and luncheon which will
be catered by Donna Dunn.
Workshops will be held in the
various work areas, i.e., Birds,
Trees and Conservation, Civic
Beautification, Horticulture, Gar-
den Therapy, Litter Control and
Each club will give a three-
minute report on its activities and
accomplishments of the year.


Richard Howell Jackson and Candice Leigh Tillman

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Tillman of Port St. Joe have announced
the engagement of their daughter, Candice Leigh to Richard Howell
Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Jackson of Port St. Joe.
The bride-elect is a senior at Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High School.
Her fiance is a 1985 graduate of Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High School
and is currently attending Haney Vocational Technical School
where he is majoring in welding.

Show April 13
The United Methodist Women
of the First United Methodist
Church of Port St. Joe are having
a luncheon-style show Saturday,
April 13 at 12:00 noon in the Fel-
lowship Hall of the church.
Fashions will be from Aline's
Coiffures, Costin's Department
Store and Wee Beginnings. Tick-
ets are $6.00. Call 227-1749 or

Everyone is
to attend ..,

cordially invited

S ,EA R S,227-1151 Port St. JOe.'

self employed with Whitfleld Tim-
ber Company.
The wedding is planned for
Saturday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. at
the First Baptist Church of Lynn
Haven. A reception will immedi-
ately follow in the church fellow-
ship hall.
No invitations are being sent
but all friends and relatives are
invited to attend.

Youth Day at Oak

Grove Assembly of God
The Oak Grove Assembly of Day Sunday beginning with the
God Church will be holding Youth morning service at 10:45 a.m.
with speaker James Wiley, youth
pastor. Evening service begins at
6:15 p.m. with Max and Regina
Tyus. They will be ministering in
word and song.
Regina is the daughter of
Kenneth and Agnis Ellis of Port
St. Joe.

Max and Regina Tyus

CARE Meets
The Chemical Addictions Re-
covery Effort, Inc. (CARE) will be
having its monthly board meeting
on Thursday, April 11 at 6:00
p.m. CDT, at the Regency Profes-
sional Center, 4000 East Third
Street, Springfield.
CARE is a non-profit organi-
zation that is licensed by the
State of Florida's Health and Re-
habilitative Services. CARE pro-
vides alcohol and drug services to
Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes,
Jackson and Washington
counties. If you would like addi-
tional information, please call

PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place
yours. $3.50 for first insertion.
$2.00 a week for consecutive runs,
plus 5 per word for all over 20.

Lewis Don Miles-Teresa Mann

Don and Gale Miles are proud
to announce the engagement of
their son, Lewis Don Miles to Te-
resa Ann Mann of Eastpoint and
Port St Joe.'
Teresa is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John Mann of Eastpoint
and the granddaughter of Mary
Mann of Port St. Joe.
Both Lewis and Teresa are
juniors at Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr.
High School. The wedding date
will be announced at a later date.

It's A Girl
Keith and Evelyn Pate of Port
St. Joe have announced the birth
of a daughter, Bethany Lyn on
March 11 at Bay Medical Center.
She weighed 7 pounds, 12 1/4
Grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Pate, and Mr. and Mrs.
William J. Ellis, all of Castleberry,


The entrance signs to the City of Port St.
Joe are to be re-designed. The theme is The
Constitution City.
Mail your logo or design to Johnny Linton,
Box 278, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
or see a member of the Civic Beautification

Fish House Restaurant
Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach


Live Music in the Lounge
Dance to the Seahorse Band
Friday and Saturday night
8:30 CDT 'til


John Whitfield and Pamela Lowe


Lamar and Georgia Lowe of
Lynn Haven have announced the
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, Pame-
la Sue, to John Floyd Whitfield,
son of Ted and Kay Whitfield of
The bride-elect is a graduate
of A. Crawford Mosely High
Her fiance is a graduate of
Wewahitchka High School and is



Bridge Game Will

Benefit Cancer Society
A benefit bridge game will be i-800-ACS-2345.
held Saturday, April 27 at 2:00
p.m. at St. Joseph Bay Country
Club. All proceeds will benefit the ParentAwareness
American Cancer Society. Dona- Group
tions are $5.00. For more infor- oup to eet
nation, call 229-8882 or 227- Did you know that there is a
1205. group of parents who are working
Did you know? All proceeds, with school officials to make
memorials and donations given in things better for our kids? They
Gulf County stay in the county, meet the third Tuesday of each
If you need or would like month at 7:00 p.m. in the County
more information about the Commission Room, Gulf County
American Cancer Society, you Courthouse. Help make a differ-
may call their toll free hot line at encel Attend, the next Parent
Awareness Group meeting on


And Save A Bundle On Your
Yard Care Equipment at SEARS



S Be Prevented By

SKeeping Baby Dry

", Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D.

It used to be thought that the irritation from ammonia in the
diaper caused the irritation that resulted in diaper rash. This has
recently been challenged, and it is now believed several factors pre-
dispose to rash.
The protective layers of the skin can be destroyed by keeping
the area wet, by washing with soaps, by the friction of rubbing with
cloths or wipes and by enzymes that get into the diapers from the
bowel movements.
It seems to make no difference whether one uses cloth diapers
or disposable diapers. About the same percentage of babies develop.
diaper rashes with each.
If you have eliminated all causes of local irritation and your
baby still has a diaper rash this usually means a fungus or bacteri-
al infection of the skin usually fungal. A warm moist area is ideal
for fungus growth.
In hot weather a plastic coated disposable diaper or plastic
pants over a cloth diaper end up giving a minor scald of the baby's
You need to keep the diaper area dry, but you do not need to
wash the area every time the baby urinates.-You do need to cleanse
the area after each bowel movement That cleansing can be a sim-
ple rinsing of the area and gently patting it dry with facial tissue,
toilet paper o a soft towel.
A program to prevent diaper rash involves keeping the baby
dry. Somens it helps to rub some corn starch into the creases
and around the area. (Talcum powder is not recommended because
it is irritating to the baby's lungs and can actually cause lung dam-
age.) One should avoid plastic diaper covers in hot weather .and re-
member to wash after each bowel movement gently patting dry.
If diaper rash has developed despite preventive efforts, you will -
need a protective cream either Desitin, A&D or Zinc Oxide oint-
ments. Part of being protective means it adheres to the irritated
,area. Do not work at removing all the previous ointment with each
diaper change. Rinse if you need to do so and pat dry. More oint-
-ment can be applied over that remaining adhered. You will probably
need to expose to the air as much as possible. These rashes that do
not respond to the above treatment will probably need fungus
.cream and perhaps a mild cortisone to treat the inflammation.
There are conditions of eczema, psoriasis, allergy and other
conditions that will need special attention but with routine and lit-
tle preventive attention most diaper rashes can be avoided.

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Commission I'romPage

individually at what Commission-
er Don Parker described as "roll-
ing over and playing dead," but
agreed not to oppose the DCA
suggestion. They instructed Wells
to get as much relief as possible
on the matter, but not to push
the subject to unusual lengths.
Moore added that if the
county had wanted to oppose the
matter, they should have started
making plans long-ago-to .do tt.'A,.
week before a hearing is not
enough time to build a convincing
case," he said.
In other items of business,
the Commission:
-Accepted and tabled for
study, eight bids to construct Sa-
linas Park at Dead Man's Curve.
-Was notified by the State
of Florida that the county needs a
certified- fire inspector to serve
with its building department. The
department director was. instruct-
ed to come up with alternatives
for the Board to consider in order
to comply.
-Had approval from the city
of Wewahitchka to pay vouchers
in the amount of $92,546 to C.W.
.Roberts Construction Company
for road paving in that City, indi-
cating that the Wewahitchka City

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From left, Judy Howell, Di-
rector of Nurses and Ester Ter-
race, employee of the month.

Employee of
the Month
Bay St. Joseph Care Center
Employee of the month is Ester
Terrace. Ester works in dietary
and is an avid volunteer for all
the Center's parties and- projects.
Congratulations Ester.

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Commission has reached agree-
ment for determining the quality
of the paving work.
-Agreed to close that portion
of the beach to vehicles, from the
Stump Hole to the State Park, on
St. Joseph Peninsula. The closure
was decided upon due to severe
erosion in the area from recent
storms. The beaches will be
closed until July in order to allow
. the beach. to. rerourish itself.

'Write" Type
Not all trees are created equal
when it comes to producing paper
Hardwoods, such as oak and
maple, have short, thick wood fi-
bers suitable for products requir-
ing density and printability, ac-
cording to Georgia-Pacific Corp.
The long, thin fibers of pine,
fir and other softwoods are used
in products needing durability
and tear resistance.

Tax Reform Being Sought By Citizens

A nationally based grass roots
group announced that an over-
haul in the nation's tax structure
is needed now more than ever
with America engaged in the Gulf
The group, Citizens for an Al-
ternative Tax System (C.A.T.S.)
headquartered in California,
which was founded by editors of
Freedom Magazine, the investiga-
tive journal of the Church of
Scientology, proposes that a Na-
tional Sales Tax replacing the In-
come Tax and IRS will be neces-

sary to help the country deal with
the economic crunch brought on
by the war.
"Estimated figures which
were released at the beginning of
the Gulf War predicted a cost of
two billion dollars per day to fund
our actions there once the air
force and ground troops are fully
engaged. This works out to an
amazing 83 million dollars an
hour," stated Ron Savelo, the
spokesperson for the Florida
Chapter of C.A.T.S.
'The most common historical


Craig Pate Named As

All-American Scholar

The United States Achieve-
ment Academy announced that
Craig Pate has been named an
All-American Scholar.
The USAA has established the
All-American Scholar Award Pro-
gram in order to offer deserved
recognition to superior students
who excel in the Academic disci-
plines. The All-American Scholars
must earn a 3.3 or better grade
point average. Only scholars se-
lected by a high school instruc-
tor, counselor, or other qualified
sponsor are accepted. These
scholars are also eligible for other
awards given by the USAA.
Craig Pate who attends Port
St. Joe High School was nominat-
ed for this national award by Car-
ol Cathey.
Craig's name will appear in
the All-American Scholar Directo-
ry, which is published nationally.
Craig is the son of Mr. and
I Mrs. Bobby Pate. Grandparents
are Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Campbell,

and Annie Pate of Brooldyn, Ala-

approach, when our country was
faced with this situation, has
been to raise taxes and come up
with new additional taxes. In fact,
that's how we were first subjected
to the income tax in this country
during the Civil War, and later to
pay for the Spanish American
War," Savelo continued.

"Unfortunately, with the need
to cover war-incurred debt and
expense what hasn't been looked
at (historically or recently) is that
the current method of taxation on
income and production was the
most serious cause of negative ec-
onomic impact long before the
war began, the war and oil crisis
which preceded it, have merely
acted as a catalyst," added Save-
The tax reform group, which
was formed in August of 1990, is
promoting a complete revision of
the nation's tax structure. Their
proposal is to replace the income
tax with a National Sales Tax. In-
formation contained in the
group's booklet "Freeing the USA
from the Income Tax" explains
that 'The income tax is the major

cause of the country's economic
ills." The Gulf War will simply ag-
gravate the pre-existing economic
Savelo stated, 'The cure to
our present economic plight is to
replace the complex, unfair and
destructive income tax system
with one which allows for capital
formation and rewards saving
and investment; one which gives
the average citizen the chance to
get ahead financially."
For more information on Citi-
zens for an Alternative Tax Sys-
tem (C.A.T.S.), call 1-800-228-

Salvation Army
Needs Volunteers
The Salvation Army Domestic
Violence and Rape Crisis Program
in Panama City is seeking more
volunteers! They will be providing
a free training program, starting
April 23rd. For further informa-
tion and. application form, please
call .763-0706, or write to P.O.
Box 540, Panama City, Florida

America's Lil' Darling
Baby & Beauty Pageant
Girls, 0-17 years old,
Apalachicola April 27, 1991
Apalachicola High School
#1 Shark Blvd.
< .. : 3 overall winners receive $100 bond and 5-foot trophy.
Pam Nobles Studios
86 Market St. Apalachicola
Call: Michelle Bailey (407) 679-0255
Write: P.O. Box 677482, Orlando, FL 32867
Registered Pageant #L23276

Craig Pate

Earth Day Lecture to be

Featured at FSU-PC Campus

FSU-Panama City Campus
and the Naval Coastal Systems
Center will celebrate Earth Day
1991 by co-sponsoring a public
lecture on the topic of An Envi-
ronmental Ethic: Respect and
Affection for the Earth by re-
nowned scientist/educator Albert
V. Baez on Friday, April 19 at
7:30 p.m. CT in the FSU-PCC Au-
Baez is internationally ac-
claimed for his pioneer work in x-
ray optics and holography and for
his contribution to science educa-
tion reform and innovation. His
credits include serving as consul-
tant to several organizations, in-
cluding the Office of Science and
Technology of the United Nations.
He is Chairman Emeritus of the
Education Commission of the In-
ternational Union for Conserva-
tion of Nature and Natural Re-
sources and former director of the
Division of Science Teaching at
UNESCO, Paris.
At present Baez is president
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April Proclaimed As Child Abuse Prevention Month

Mayor Frank Pate of Port St.
Joe and Mayor Gene Hanlon of
Wewahitchka signed a proclama-
tion Tuesday declaring the month
of April as Child Abuse Preven-
tion Month.
Due to the large amount of
child abuse and neglect, April has
been proclaimed at National
CChild Abuse Prevention Month. In
recognition of this, key figures in-
volved in working with children in
the Gulf County community have
signed a proclamation. In addi-
tion, The Star will publish articles

throughout the month on positive
parenting and other children's is-
sues. In the state of Florida, con-
firmed cases of child abuse and
neglect exceeded 44,000 during
the year 1989-90. That is shock-
ing, but even more shocking is
the fact that for every case of
child abuse/neglect reported, two
more go unreported.
Why are children abused and
The majority of child abuse/
neglect is non-intentional; less
than 25 percent is actually inflict-

ed with the purpose of harming a
child. Child abuse/neglect is gen-
erally a reaction to an environ-
mental stressor: Do you remem-
ber how old you felt
-the last time you lost a job
and the kids nagged at you for
food, clothes, toys?
-the last time you came
home from a day of the boss yell-
ing at you and your child wanted
to play horsie?
-the last time you tried to
clean house with a severe head-
ache and the kids got in a fight?

From left: Sheriff Al Harrison; Jim Bozeman, HRS Child Protective Services, Mayor Frank
Pate of Port St. Joe; Mayor Gene Hanlon of Wewahitchka; and Ned Ailes, Director, Gulf County
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or a patterned behavior:
-It was OK for me to use a
switch on my child's legs to the
point of drawing blood, as, after
all, my parents used to draw
blood from my back, and, look at
me, I turned out all right.
Individuals who thusly injure
their children do not start out
with the intention to do so. They
feel remorse and want help but
are afraid to ask, afraid they will
lose their children. The majority
of children receive services and
are not removed from the home
(with the exception of sexually
abused children where the non-
abusive parent is a non-
Reporting: Anyone who "sus-

Social Security
Reps Visit County
Most Social Security business
can be handled over the phone.
You are invited to call Social Se-
curity at 1-800-234-5772.
If this is not possible, you
may come to the office located at
30 West Government Street, Pan-
ama City. The office is open Mon-
day through Friday from 8:30 to
3:30 p.m., except on national hol-
idays. If you cannot come to Pan-
ama City, you may meet the So-
cial Security representative as
shown below:
Port St. Joe Courthouse,
April 1 and 15. May 6 and 20,
June 3 and 17 from 11:00 a.m. to
12:00 noon EST and

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pects" child abuse is ethically ob-
ligated to report abuse. Florida
law mandates the following per-
sons to report: physicians, nurs-
es, hospital personnel, medical
examiners, mental health profes-
sionals, school teachers and oth-
er school personnel, social work-
ers, day care workers, residential
or institutional workers and law
enforcement officers. Any profes-
sional failing to report or know-
ingly preventing another from do-
ing so is guilty of a second degree
misdemeanor, punishable by law.
1. Children can seldom speak
for their own protection.
2. Child abuse/neglect is gen-
erally non-intentional, it is a cry
for help.
3. It is not up to you to prove,
4. Few children are removed
from their families, most are pro-
vided services within their family
(with the exception of sexual
abuse when the non-abuser re-

fuses to protect the child).
\. 5. Only you can stop the
continuing growth of child
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State Parks Consider Fee Revision

'"Per-Car" Charge Being Favored Over Old '"Per Person" Admission Rate

The Department of Natural Resourc-
es, Division of Recreation and Parks, is
considering revisions that will include
the elimination of the per-person en-
trance fee in favor of a more efficient
$3.25 per-car charge. These fees will help
ensure that Florida state parks continue
providing adequate service levels for visi-
Four meetings were conducted across
the state to ensure that citizens from all
geographic regions of the state would
have a chance to provide input. The pro-
posed revisions have been discussed at a
meeting of statewide recreational user
groups; at public workshops in Tallahas-
see, Orlando and Miami; and at a public
hearing also held in Orlando. The meet-
ing, workshops and hearing were held to
receive public opinion prior to presenting
the revisions to the Governor and Cabi-
net on April 23 for final consideration: If

approved, the changes are expected to
take place the latter part of May or the
first of June.
Florida state parks do not receive any
general tax revenue. Funding for the op-
eration and maintenance of Florida's
state parks comes from two main sources
- user fees and funds generated by reve-
nues from documentary stamps on trans-
actions on real property.
The park visitors provide the first
source of operating revenue for Florida
state parks. "User fees" are comprised of
entrance and camping fees, rental of rec-
reational equipment and cabins, and
concession sales. These fees provide ap-
proximately 40 percent of the parks' op-
erating costs. It. is these user fees that
are being proposed for revision.
Documentary stamps currently pay

for approximately 60 percent of the
park's operating costs. Because of pro-
jected revenue shortfalls, the department
wishes to reduce the use of documentary
stamp monies for non-acquisition pur-
An estimated $3.3 million in addi-
tional revenue will result rom the pro-
posed fee revisions. This additional
revenue is needed to continue opera-
tions and services in state parks at
their current level.
Currently Florida residents are
charged $1.00 per vehicle and driver and
50 cents for each additional person, with
non-residents paying $2.00 and $1.00,
respectively. The proposed $3.25 charge
per vehicle includes all taxes and will ad-
mit up to eight people, resident or non-

Antique Cars to Race Through PSJ


Named to All-State

Reginald Larry, a 5-10" point
guard for Port St. Joe was named
on Thursday of last week to the
all-state AA basketball team. Lar-
ry was a four-year starter for the
Sharks averaging 27.2 points, 5.9
rebounds, 9.3 assists and 5.3
steals during the '91 season.
Five times during the 1991
basketball season (four of which
were consecutive weeks), Larry
was named as the Tallahassee
Democrat's Player of the Week af-
ter scoring over 40 points in a
game and was named as a mem-
ber of the All Big Bend first team.
He was also named to the All-
Tournament team at the Wewa-
hitchka Classic and the Panam-

Reginald Larry

City Mosley tourneys.
Coach Vemn Epinette, who
has coached numerous outstand-
ing basketball players in his
coaching career said, "I think you
can not truly appreciate his abili-
ty and accomplishments and the
way in which he achieved those
unless you've seen him play. He
understood his role included him
to score for us this year, yet he
would still rather make the great
pass than score a basket I don't
think I've ever been associated
with a player who possesses such
a great shooter's mentality, and
yet has such a great unselfish at-
titude. He most always makes the
right play because he thinks of
the need of his team rather than
his own.
"With all the attention Reggie
has received he always remains
sensitive regarding his team-
mates and coaches. He's been a
fantastic player, student and citi-
zen of our community. I feel for-
tunate to have had the opportuni-
ty to coach Reggie. I hope that he
will continue to handle himself in
the same fashion that he has,"
concluded Epinette.

About 25 antique cars, 25
*' years or older, will make a stop in
Port St. Joe for lunch Saturday,
April 13. The cars are participat-
ing in the sixth annual Gold Cup
Antique Car Race, hosted by the
Miracle Strip Region of the An-
tique Automobile Club of Ameri-

The race is a timed event
Each driver declares a speed, for
example 40 mph. If the first leg of

the race from Panama City to Port
St. Joe via Wewahitchka is 40
miles long, it would take this
driver one hour to make this dis-
tance if he maintained his de-
clared speed. He is penalized one
point for each second he is over
or under his perfect time of one

hour. A handicap for the age of
the car is also added to his score.
The newer the car, the larger the

Track Team Places

In Kiwanis Meet

Last Saturday, six members
of Port St. Joe High School's
track team competed in the 24th
Annual Kiwanis Invitational
Track and Field Meet. The 15
schools that participated along
with Port St. Joe included Choc-
taw, Florida A&M, Godby,
Greensboro, Leon, Tampa-Leto,
Lincoln, Longwood-Lyman, Nice-
ville, Oak Ridge, Quincy-Shanks,
Rickards, Rutherford, Wakulla,
and Winter Park.
'"The field consisted of some
very strong track programs and
this made for some good perfor-
mances by our runners," ob-
served Scott Gowan, coach of the
team. "Four of our athletes re-
corded a personal best and one
runner established a new school
Senior Desmond Quinn
placed sixth in the 800 meters
with a time of 2:02.28. This was a
personal best for Desmond and
his time set a new school record,
in the event.
"Desmond ran well Saturday.
He is beginning to get his time
down to where he will have a
chance to score at the state
meet," said Gowan.
Dontae Quinn also ran well in
the 800 meters. His time of
2:05.5 was a personal best for
him. Dontae also ran the 1600

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meters and finished with a time
of 4:54.7.
Scott Boykin ran both the
1600 and the 3200. Although he
didn't run his best time in the
3200, he still finished fifth inthe
race with a time of 10:24.3. His
time in the 1600 was 5:14.7.
The 4x400 relay team fin-
ished fifth with a time of 3:42.7.
Zyris Hill (52.54), Dontae Quinn
(55.12), Charles Keene (55.58),
and Letron Alexander (59.37),
made up the team.
In the field "events, Charles
Keene set a personal best in the
triple jump with a leap of 40'6".
Charles Keene and Letron Al-
exander both participated in the
high jump. Each jumper cleared
5'10" but Charles finished fourth
and Letron fifth.
"Our older runners are really
running well right now. We have
the district meet in two weeks
and if we are going to have a
chance to win, these runners are
going to have to win their events,"
concluded Gowan.
Upcoming Meets:
April 13 at Gulf Breeze
April 16 Bay, Marianna

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visited, sent flowers or food, or
provided other expressions of
sympathy during our bereave-
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The Family of
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handicap. The driver with the
lowest score wins.
The lunch stop will be at the
First Union Bank park and the
cars will be displayed around the
perimeter of the park in conjunc-
tion with the Port St. Joe seniors',
"Project Graduation". The first
cars should start arriving about
11 a.m. and will depart on the
second leg to Apalachicola
around 12:30 p.m.
This is the first time in the six
years of the race that there are
more pre-World War II cars than
postwar cars. Over half of the
cars are pre-war cars. The public

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Ling Tourney In
Progress at
Mexico Beach

The Mexico Beach Annual
Ling Tournament is in full swing
now and will run through May
Fishing is allowed from boat
or pier and the entry fees are $30
from a boat and $10 pier. Boat
entries get one free T-shirt and
pier entries get one.
Over $1350 in cash plus tro-
phies will be awarded in six cate-
First place of $500, second
place of $250, and $100 third
place will be paid in the ling divi-
sion. Spanish, whiting, flounder,
black grouper, and red snapper
will receive $100 for first place
and a plaque for second place.
No entries have been posted
as of Sunday, April 7, in four of
the categories: cobia (ling), whit-
ing, flounder and grouper.
Ralph Thrasher leads the
spanish mackerel category with a
4.8 lb. fish, followed by Don
Shaddix with a 3.8 pounder, and
close behind Donnie Parr with a
3.7 lb. spanish.
Leading entry in the red
snapper division is Brad Tim-
mons' 14.68 lb. fish, with Ron
Miller in second with a 12.15
Awards will be on May 11 at
5:00 pm at the Ling Festival. Jim
Wilson of "Jim Wilson Outdoors",
Channel 28, Panama City, will
serve as master of ceremonies.

is invited to come to the First Un-
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and take pictures during the

College Info
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High School Thursday, April 18
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Questions such as "How do I
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in Florida?, What if I'm thinking
about out-of-state colleges?,
What classes should I take to pre-
pare for college?, How and where
do I get scholarships and finan-
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once I get into college?" will be
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Lahti, Director of Admission at
Agnes Scott College. Plus learn
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Ramsey Signs Baseball Scholarship

Bill Ramsey, a five-year start-
er for the Sharks varsity baseball
team, signed a scholarship and
letter of intent with Tallahassee
Community College Monday.
Receiving several contacts for
both football and baseball schol-
arships, Ramsey chose baseball
as his favorite game to play and
TCC, because of its proximity to
and ties with FSU.
The signee has been the
Sharks' quarterback for the past
two seasons, when the team went
to the state Class AA finals in
Daytona Beach, in 1989 and the
semi-finals at Jacksonville in
1990. He was named quarterback
of the all-state team for both
"I just wasn't large, enough for
the major college football recruit-
ers," the 5-11, 165 pound athlete
said. "Besides, I had rather play
baseball. I like it.more and feel I
have a better future in the game
than I would in football."
During the past three sum-
mers, Ramsey has played sum-
mer baseball. In 1989, he started
at shortstop for the Bay county
Dixie Pre-Majors, who finished
second in the state. During the

SIGNS SCHOLARSHIP: Bill Ramsey signs to McFarland, seated at left, Athletic Director Phil
play with the TCC Eagles as his parents, Willie Lanford, standing left, and Mike McLeod, TCC
and Shirley Ramsey, and his younger brother coach.
Eric, look on. Also shown are Coach Duane -Star photo

Gators Win Three Games

Wewahitchka's Gators
jumped off to a five run lead in
the first inning, against North
Hardin, Kentucky last Thursday
afternoon and went on to take an
11-1 victory over the spring break
The Gators collected their 11
runs off 11 hits, while winning
pitcher Mark Lester tossed a two
hitter for his second consecutive
victory, against two losses for the
season. Lester struck out five and
walked only two in his mound
Little Denny McGlon carried
.the big bat for the Gators, going
three for four at the plate, includ-
ing two doubles. Matthew Birm-
ingham was two for three with his,
bat and Mike Sewell had a double
for the Gators.
The Gators scored six more
runs in the bottom of the fifth to
shorten the game to five innings,
by the 10 run rule.
North Hardin scored their
lone run in the third.
Both teams played errorless
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A two-run single, a fielder's
choice and a squeeze bunt
helped the Gators salvage their
ninth win of the season in the
sixth inning Friday, as the Gators
nipped visitor, LaRue County,
The Kentucky nine had brok-

Gator Annual
All-Sports Banquet
The Gatorbackers would like
to announce its annual All-Sports
Banquet coming up on Thursday
night, May 9. This will be a steak
dinner with all the trimmings.
Special guest speaker will be the
new athletic director, Jim Stan-
ley. All athletes and cheerleaders
will be honored at this banquet.
The price for everyone else wish-
ing to attend is $10.00.
If you wish to attend, your
reservation will be needed by May
5. You may send it to Wewahitch-
ka High School, Wewahitchka, FL
32465, care of Barbara Eubanks.

Tourney Slated
There will be a basketball
tournament held April 27 and 28
at Tyndall Air Force Base. Entry
fee is $50.00. For more informa-
tion, call 229-8515.

en a scoreless game in the third
inning, scoring two runs, to take
the lead. The Kentuckians were
on their way to a victory until the
Gator bats came alive in the
sixth, banged out the team's four
hits and turned them into four
runs, enough to win the game.
Pitcher, Denny McGlon start-
ed the inning with a walk. Shan-
non Miller doubled McGlon to
third and both runners scored on
Chris Ward's single. Mike Sewell
ripped a grounder up the middle
and Ward scored the go-ahead
run on a fielder's choice. Mike
Yarrell's squeeze bunt then
pushed Sewell across with the in-
surance run.
Denny McGlon went the
route on the mound for the Ga-
tors, scattering five hits, striking
out seven and giving up three
Both teams played errorless
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Wewahitchka's Gators kept
pecking away at Carrabelle pitch-
ing, collecting nine hits and con-
verting them to seven runs to
take a 7-5 conference win over
the Green Devils.
The teams played on even
terms until the fourth inning,
when the Gators started pulling
away, scoring once in the fourth
and sixth and twice in the fifth
inning, for their game-winning
Denny McGlon carried the big
bat for the Gators, having a three
for four day at the plate, and
three stolen bases. Chris Ward
and Matthew Birmingham were
each two for two. Mike Sewell and
McGlon each had a double.
Mark Lester picked up his
third win of the season, going the
route for the Gators. Lster scat-
tered six Carrabelle hits. McGlon
came on in relief in the seventh
Each team committed two er-
The Gators set a high-water
mark in the game, stealing 11
bases as they continued their ag-
gressive base running attack.
McGlon had three steals, Michael
Myers and Mike Yarrell each had
two, and Chris Ward, Shannon
Miller, Mike Morgan and Tommy
Galnous each had one.
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During the week ahead, the
Gators will go south to Port St.

Joe Friday to do battle with the
Sharks at 6:00 p.m., CDT. The
Gators have lost two close games
to the Sharks this season. Satur-
day at noon, Panama City Chris-
tian School will be in Gator Stadi-
um for the two teams', first
meeting of the season. Tuesday of
next week, the team will be on
the road to Apalachicola for a
6:30 p.m., game with the Sharks.
The Gators beat the Sharks, 11-4
on March 12.

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1990 season, he was shortstop
on the American Legion Post 84
team in Quincy. He posted a .950
fielding percentage with the team.
Mike McLeod, head coach for
the TCC Eagles, and former FSU
pitching coach for many years,
was present Monday for the sign-
ing. He stated, '"Tallahaseee Com-
munity College is going to estab-
lish a class baseball program
which will be very competitive
and we're fortunate to sign an
athlete of Bill's caliber. We've re-
cruited him as an infielder."
Coach Duane McFarland,
who has coached Bill during his
high school career, said, "He

works extremely hard. He's been
wanting to play college ball and
has the skill to do it."
Ramsey was pleased with the
offer from TCC because of the
coaching ties with Florida State.
'The Seminoles have a good pro-
gram. A spot on TCC's roster
might make it easier to become a
part of the FSU program after two
Ramsey, was scouted for his
defensive abilities on the baseball
team, but he also is the number
two starter on the Shark pitching
squad, with a 2.33 earned run av-
erage. He has 46 strike-outs in
six games.

Ramsey also expressed his
appreciation for the support given
to him during his high school ca-
reer by Sharks coach Duane
McFarland, athletic director Phil
Lanford, Joe Ferolito, Quincy
Recreation Director, and his
teammates. "Without the assis-
tance of the coaches and the
teamwork of my fellow players, I
would not be able to sign this
Ramsey is the third Shark
athlete to sign a college scholar-
ship this year. Matt Taylor signed
a baseball contract with Wake
Forest and Willie Smith will play
football for Bethune-Cookman.

Sharks Crush Crusaders 12-1

PSJ 12, PCCS 1
Port St. Joe's bats came alive
Tuesday afternoon, as the Sharks
did a 12-1 number on the Pana-
ma City Christian School Crusad-
ers on Commodore Field. The
Sharks collected their 12 runs on
11 hits.
Vince Addison delivered the
big blow for the Sharks, blasting
a two-run homer in the fourth in-
ning, scoring Adam Taylor, who
had reached on a single.
Kyle Griffin and Bobby No-
bles each rapped two-run singles.
Griffin scored once. Bill Ramsey
had two singles and scored.
Reginald Larry went two for
four in the 11 hit attack.
The Sharks big inning came
in the third, when they scored
five runs. Addison had walked,
when Larry singled and Patrick
Freeman singled, driving in Addi-
son. Matt Taylor reached on an
error, scoring Larry and Freeman.
Griffin singled, scoring Taylor.
Lewis Myles, running for Griffin,
was thrown out trying to steal
second. Ramsey slapped a single
and Bobby Nobles drove him in
with a single.
Matt Taylor got his fifth win
of the season, on a one hit, two
walk and eight strike-out effort
over four innings. Bill Ramsey
tossed the fifth, giving up two
hits, two strike-outs and walking
one before giving way to Tyrone
Hamilton who finished the game
with four strike-outs, no hits and
no walks.
Greg Reeder struck out five,
walked two and gave up eight
runs for the Crusaders. Byrd
came on in the fifth in relief.
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The Sharks will host county
rival, the Wewahitchka Gators

Girls' Softball
Attention all second, third
and fourth grade girls: if you are
interested in playing softball and
have not registered, please con-
tact Sherry McDowell at 647-
5942 or Donna Daniels at 227-
7236 for more information.

Friday evening in a 7:30 game.
Monday afternoon, the Panama
City Christian School Crusaders
will be in Port St. Joe for a 1:00
p.m., game. Tuesday, the Sharks

will be on the road to Blount-
stown for a game under the Ti-
gers' new lights at 7:30 p.m. The
Sharks defeated the Tigers, 7-3,
on March 26.

Kiwanis Charity 4-Man Select
Shot Golf Tournament
Saturday, April 20
St. Joseph's Bay Country Club

Choose your own team. Men, women, and
students welcome. The tournament will be limit-
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Entry fee is $30.00 per player or your busi-
ness may sponsor a team. Fee includes greens
fee and cart.
Send team, list of players and handicaps
along with entry fee to Steve Richardson, Box
910, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 or give them to
Len "Bubba" Patrick at St. Joseph's Bay Country
Teams may have three players with a handi-
cap of 1-18 but no more than one player with a
handicap from 1-12.
First Prize will be 4 $50.00 gift certificates.
Second Prize will be 4 $40.00 gift certifi-

Third Prize will be 4 -

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Saturday, the Spring Fling will be
held at the Centennial Building.
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aunts, uncles, and concerned citi-
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junk is needed. As you know, one
man's junk is another man's
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don't trash your junk, Project
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Gowan Says Port St. Joe High School Track Team

Has Shown Considerable Progress In Five Years

St. Joe prior to the district com-
petition May 4. Going into the fi-
nal days of the season, Gowan
said the squad is strong in high
hurdles, broad and high jumps.
'We have some good competition

at these events and we should do
well," he said.
Guests of the club were John
Frothingham of Champaign, Ilk.,
and Russell Holloway of Panama

Port St. Joe High School has
come a long way in track compe-
tition in the Panhandle area dur-
ing the past five years, Scott Gow-
an, high school track coach, told
the Rotary Club last Thursday.
Gowan, who came to Port St.
Joe High School, expressly to
coach track, in 1987, said there
are now 21 boys and 11 girls, in-
volved in the sport, participating
in a district which stretches from
Jackson county to Madison
county, including high schools
from Marianna, Rutherford, Pan-
ama City Christian, Blountstown,
Tallahassee Lincoln, Quincy
Shanks, Taylor county, Monticel-

lo and Madison.
Gowan said the team entered
a state tournament in Gainesville
on March 29 and 30, and had
one of their runners finish fourth
among the state's two mile run-
ners. "Scott Boykin completed the
two mile run in 10:07, which was
fourth best among the state's
runners. The coach said there
were 4,500 athletes competing in
the Gainesville meet."
"In 1987, we were pretty bad.
We improved to third in the dis-
trict in 1988 and in 1989, we won
the district title. That year, Leo-
nard Ray won the state title for
the shot put and is currently

INews from the Military....

Deeson Graduates
Recruit Training
Coast Guard Fireman John F.
Deeson, son of William R. and
Marian E. Deeson of Route 2,
Port St. Joe, was recently gradu-
ated from Coast Guard recruit
Deeson attended the eight-
week training at the Coast Guard
Training Center, Cape May, New
Jersey. Among the subjects he
studied were first aid, Coast
Guard history and seamanship,
communications, damage control,
fire fighting, and physical condi-
A 1990 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School, he joined the
Coast Guard in January 1991.

Phillips Completes
Basic Training
Pvt. 1st Class Canesia D.
Phillips has completed basic
training at Fort Jackson, South
During the training, students
received instruction in drill and
ceremonies, weapons, map read-
ing, tactics, military courtesy,
military justice, first aid, and
Army history and traditions.
She is the daughter of Ruth
S. and Columbus E. Phillips of
326 Peters Street, Port St. Joe.
The soldier is a 1982 gradu-
ate of Port St. Joe High School.

Bostick Decorated
SWihi Army Medal
SgLt Anthony D. Bostick, a
ground surveillance systems op-
erator at Fort Walnwright, Alas-
ka, has been decorated with the
Army Achievement Medal.
The medal is awarded to sol-
diers for meritorious service, acts
of courage, or other outstanding
He is the son of Charles and
Vera I. Bostick of Wewahitchka.
His wife, Cathy, is the daugh-
ter of Willie C. and Diane Turner
of Miami.
The soldier is a 1982 gradu-
ate of Wewahitchka High School.

Farmer Promoted
Wilfred K. Farmer has been
promoted in the U.S. Army to the
*rank of sergeant first class.
He is an infantryman at Fort
Hood, Texas.
The soldier is the son of Rob-
ert L. and Enoya Farmer of 218
Ave. G, Port St. Joe.
He is a 1977 graduate of Port
St. Joe High School.

Freeman Reports
for Carrier Duty
Navy Seaman Recruit Brian
E. Freeman, son of Virginia C.
Walters of Wewahltchka, recently
reported for duty aboard the air-
craft carrier USS America, home-
ported in Norfolk, Virginia.
A 1990 graduate of Warren
Western Reserve High School,
Warren, Ohio, he joined the Navy
,in June 1990.

Dollar Deployed
Air Force Master Sgt. Donald
P. Dollar has been deployed in
support of Operation Desert
Desert Storm, the largest de-
ployment of U.S. military forces
since Vietnam, is in response to
Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and
threat to Saudi Arabia.
Dollar, a tactical aircraft
maintenance technician, is home-
based at Hahn Air Base, Germa-
He is the son of Mildred Dol-
lar of 145 B, Mexico Beach.
The sergeant is a 1973 gradu-
ate of Bainbridge Christian
School, Georgia, and a 1983
graduate of the military extension
of the Southern Illinois University
at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base,
Tucson, Arizona.

Sgt. Caphart
In Exercise
Army'Sgt. Herbert C. Caphart
has participated in Arctic Warrior
91, a training exercise for the de-
fense of Alaska.
It provided an arctic environ-
ment for a major land battle be-
tween two large conventional forc-
es in the state's interior, air-to-
ground operations in support of
the land battle, and air intercept
The exercise is conducted
every other year to train Alaska-
based forcesto ,employ and sus-
tain combat units.
Caphart is a medical sergeant
at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
He is the son of Geraldine T.
Lewis of 113 Harbor Street, Port
St. Joe.
The sergeant is a 1981 gradu-
ate of Port St. Joe High School.

Wynn Arrives
for Duty in Korea
Army Spec. Adron L. Wynn, a
cannon crewman, has arrived for
duty at Camp Casey, South Ko-
,Wynn is the brother of Arnold
R. Tolliver of Apalachicola.
He is a 1987 graduate of Apa-
lachicola High School.

competing with the University of
Louisville," Gowan said.
This year, the team is built
around four veteran tracksters,
Desmond Quinn, Scott Boykin,
Dontae Quinn and Perez Davis.
Even with their winning ways
of this year, the team is made up
largely of youngsters from the
eighth and ninth grades. 'We

Port St. Joe is the site for the
Sixth Annual Gulf County Sea-
food Festival. Last year, over
4,000 people attended this big
event of the year.
This festival will have some-
thing for everyone. There will be a
parade on May 4th beginning at
10:00 a.m. followed by the open-
ing ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Live
bands and talented local singers
will be entertaining the crowds all
day from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00
Some of the finest seafood
around will be served at very rea-
sonable prices, including mullet
dinners, oysters, shrimp creole
and gumbo, crawfish, boiled
shrimp, and lots of good ole
American food like barbecued
chicken dinners, barbecue sand-
wich plates, hot dogs, boiled pea-
nuts, soft drinks, and more.
For the arts and crafts lover,
. you'll enjoy some of the finest
crafts around the Panhandle.
There will be ceramics, embroi-
dered items, painted shirts,
paintings, glass ware, wood paint-
ings, finished and unfinished fur-
niture. Also, those famous high
quality T-shirts will once again be
available as will hats, and souve-
nir cups.

Festival Pageant
The Constitution City's Sea-
food Festival Pageant will be -held
Saturday, April 27th. Babies
(girls and boys) through age sev-
en years, and young ladies age
eight through 19 that live in Gulf
County or Mexico Beach are eligi-
ble to be in the pageant. Age divi-
sion winners will ride on a float in
the seafood festival parade to be
held May 4th.
Pageant forms are available at
Wee Beginnings and Ard's Florist
in Port St. Joe, Hammond's Gro-
cery in White City, Dana Swatts
at Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High
School, and Nikki Whittman at
Mexico Beach. For further infor-
mation, contact Ted or Sandra
Cannon at 229-6739, or Eliza-
beth Stokoe at 229-8449.
All proceeds from the pageant
will be donated to Bay St. Joseph
Care Center's activity depart-
ment, the Gulf County Senior Cit-
izens Association, and the Re-
tarded Adult Association.



have four seniors, three juniors,
five sophomores, seven freshmen
and two eighth graders on our
squad," the speaker said. "But,
we're competitive. We have won

our share of matches this year
and came away with a good score
in others."
The Sharks have 12 meets on
their schedule this year, with
only one more scheduled for Port

The kids will have lots to do
as well with games, horse and
pony rides, face painting, moon
walk, train and swing.
There are still booths and
spaces available for rent The cost
is only $25.00 for the day. Booth
renters will be provided reserved
parking, free coffee and donuts,
and given all the help needed to
unload. Please call 904-229-8466
Ato reserve your booth or space.
Vendors can sell all arts and
crafts, flowers, and paintings. No
flea market items, T-shirts or
food may be sold except by the
Seafood Festival Committee.
Port St. Joe is located 27
miles west of Apalachicola, 37
miles east of Panama City, and
only 50 miles south of Blount-
stown. The public is invited to at-
tend this great day. Remember,
there is no admission charge,
parking is free, and there will be
lots of fun for everyone. This is
also a great way to show your
support to the organizations that
are striving to improve the quality
of life for all the people they
This event is being sponsored
by the Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens association, Association for
Retarded Citizens, and the Bay
St. Joseph Care Center. All pro-
ceeds will be used to help pay for
the services provided by these or-

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Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative

Annual Meeting &

Hometown Hoe-Down

Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative is holding its annual
meeting on April 13th at Gulf Coast EC Headquarters
located on Highway 22 in Wewahitchka, FL starting with
registration for door prizes at 8:30 a.m.

Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative members are
',, ~invited to attend and enjoy good food ."sa
and professional entertainment by the
well-known County, Western, & Gospel group
S "THE SHEPHERDS". Entertainment begins at
9:00 a.m.
Annual business reports and points
of interest by cooperative officials will be given.'

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News from Wewahitchka Elementary
By Linda Whitfield

They're -Backl the snow, seeing a six inch snow- New Arrival for
My daughter. Heather Whit- fall, and meeting new friends. Marilyn and David
Seld, and Ashley Wooten along Their flight there and back was PREP aide Marilyn Causey
with Clayton Wooten arrived back 24 hours so one of their days was has a lovely new addition to their
I -rom Alaska Saturday afternoon spend airborne. They loved it and family. She and her husband Da-
'after a week's stay. The girls en- hope to go again. Mr. Wooten is vid are the proud parents of a
joyed seeing the sights, playing in principal of a school in Whittier. son, David Hunter Causey. He

Sisters Named to U.S. Achievement

IAcademy for Scholastic Honors

The United States Achieve-
ment Academy has announced
'that Alice Kennington and Crystal
Kennington have been named as
All-American Scholars.
The USAA has established the

All-American Scholar Award Pro-
gram in order to offer deserved
recognition to superior students
who excel in the Academic disci-
plines. The All-American Scholars
must earn a 3.3 or better grade
point average. Only Scholars se-
lected by a school instructor,
counselor, or other qualified
sponsor are accepted. These
scholars are also eligible for other
awards given by the USAA.
Crystal and Alice both attend
Port St Joe High School and were
nominated for this National
Award by Carol Cathey.
The nominees will appear in
the All-American Scholar Directo-
ry, which is published nationally.-
"Recognizing and supporting
our youth is more important than
every before in American history.
Certainly, winners of' the All-
American Scholar Awards should
be congratulated and appreciated
for their dedication to excellence
and achievement," said Dr.
George Stevens, Executive Direc-
tor of the United States Achieve-
ment Academy.
The Academy selects All-
American Scholars upon the ex-
clusive recommendations of
teachers, coaches, counselors,
and other qualified sponsors.
Once awarded, the students may
be recognized by the USAA for
other honors.
Crystal and Alice are the
daughters of George and Gayle
Kennington. Their grandparents
are Mildred Kennington of Beacon
Hill and Mary Neel of Port St Joe.
Alice is in the eighth grade
and has maintained a 4.0 grade
point average. She has played for
two years as a Lady Shark on the
volleyball team. She was a Na-
tional Leadership and Service
Award winner and a United
States National Leadership Merit
.Award winner .I January.of this.
Crystal is a sophomore and
plays volleyball and softball for
the Lady Sharks. In March of this
year, she was inducted into the
National Honor Society. She also
performs with the Port St Joe
School Chorus. In January of this
year, Crystal was accepted as a

Rev. Baxter On
LU Committee
Livingstor University,
'. through its Alumni Affairs Office,
has recently designated a number
of alumni-to serve as area repre-
Ssetatives. These people will as-
sist the,' university's recruiting
,and alhimni affairs efforts, Includ-
ing attending various functions
on behalf of Livingston Universi-
ty. ...,.
E. Zedoc Baxter, of Port St.'
Joe, is one of Livingston Universi-
ty's area representatives. He Is
the pastor of First United Metho-
dist Church. He is involved in
various civic activities including:
Kiwanis, Board of Directors Ala.
of the W. Fla. Meth. Federal Cred-
it Union, Board member and sec-
retary of CARE, President of Local
Ministerial Association.
He and his wife Frances have
five children: Jerrel, Karen Bar-
ron, Karl, Beth Wilson, and Char-
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Laurie Ha
Laurie Hall

DCT Student
of theWeek
Laurie Hall, 17, is a senior at
Port St. Joe High School working
under the DCT program. Under
the program, students are found
jobs in the community to better
enable them to face the outside
world after graduation.
Laurie works at the Gulf
County County Courthouse in the Clerk
of Court's Office under Benny C.
Lister, Clerk of Court. Supervis-
ing her in her duties is Lynne
Renfro. Her Job duties include
`typing, writing receipts and as-
sisting the secretaries.
Laurie plans to attend Gulf
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she will be taking business cours-
Laurie Is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Rodney Hall of Port SLt.

:Sky-High Menu
More than 90 percent of the
material used in forming a tree's
wood originates above ground.
Oxygen, water, carbon and
light energy form a tree's mass
and strength and synthesize nu-

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Jennifer Groom to Study
in Austria
Jennifer Groom, daughter of
Paul and Joyce Groom, will be
studying in Innsbrooke, Austria
this summer for six weeks. While
abroad, Jennifer will also have
the opportunity to visit London,
Paris, Lyon, Rome, and Vienna.
She will be taking courses in Ger-
man, Short Stories, Novel, and
Fundamentals of Acting. Jennifer
said she will buy a Eur-Rail pass
and go everywhere she can. What
a wonderful opportunity for Jen-
nifer. She is a sophomore at Gulf
Coast Community College study-
ing to be a Physical Therapist.
She will transfer to the University
of Florida in the fall. ,
First Graders Tell
About Their Easter
The little ones were glad to
get back in school. They still had
a great time over the long vaca-
tion. Here's what a few of them
Mrs. Pridgeon's class: Cassi-
die Daniels "I went to my
Grandma's and we had an egg
hung." Amanda Kent "I went to
my Grandma's and later we went
to the beach."
Mrs. McDaniel's class: Lind-
sey Carter "I went to Tallahas-

The Band Boosters would like
to thank all of those who came.
out and supported the band at
the Tupelo Festival. A big
THANKS to Sheriff Al Harrison for
his fine cooking and to his crew
for coming along to help. We
would like to recognize the follow-
ing parents for helping with the
fish booth: Pat Godwin, Bryant
and Kathy Copeland, Ray and
Linda Long, Debbie and Franklin
Kemp, John and Lee Hall, Vetta
Loveless, Tony and Velvet Easter,
Lena Weeks, Susan Holmes, and
our director Terry Stryker. You
were all a great help. THANKS1
Also we appreciate M-K
Ranches and their employees for
the help with the catfish and
The drawing for the fish cook-
er we had was held at 3:00 p.m.
in front of our booth at the festi-
al, and the winner of the cooker
was Sue McDaniel of Wewa. Con-
gratulations to Mrs. McDaniel.
Don't forget to come out and
help us on April 11th. We are
having a spaghetti supper from 5
p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Wewa
Elementary school lunchroom.
We will be serving spaghetti, sal-
ad, garlic bread, and tea. The cost
for an adult plate is $3.00, and a-
child's plate is $2.00. Please
come out and have dinner with
Another planned fund-raiser
we have planned is a giant yard
sale at the home of Linda Long on
Hwy. 22 in front of the Co-op. It
will start at 9:00 a.m. There will
be a wide range of items from
trinkets to treasures.
Musicians for Hire is still in
operation, so if there is anything
that you need done, don't do it,
hire a musician. Help send us to
Washington, by hiring us to do
your chores. For more informa-
tion, call Pat Godwin at 639-
Last in my column but cer-
tainly not least, we would like to
thank FICO Farms for making a
cash donation toward the trip.
Every donation helps. THANKS1

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Bees Are Important

to Fruit Crops ...

By Roy Lee Carter trees th-at flower during the win-
County Extension Director ter months (example: maples).
When flowers are ready for These are "winter" bees. If other
bees, bees may not always be trees should suddenly burst forth
ready for flowers. At no time is with blooms that aren't "suppose
this more likely to happen than to" these winter bees may just ig-
early spring. In our area, to get nore those flowers and continue
the hive through the winter, bee working as instinct tells them. As
numbers drop off dramatically, -a result, early flowering plants
but the workers that remain are may form some fruit, but it will
'"programmed" to search out and be no where near what would oc-
gather pollen from only certain cur with adequate bee activities.

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MARCH 12. 1991
The Board of inty Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida mL .his date In regular session
with the following members present: chairman
James E. Creamer, and Commissioners Billy E.
Traylor. Charles S. Fortner, Donald B. Parker, Na-
than Peters. Jr. (entered at 9:10 a.m.). Others
present were Attorney Robert M. Moore, Clerk Ben-
ny C. Lister, Chief Deputy Clerk Doug Birming-
ham, Deputy Clerk Towan Collier, Sheriff Al Harri-
son. Admin. Asst./Civil Defense Director Larry
Wells, Maintenance Supervisor Joe Bearden, Mos-
quito Control Director Sam Graves, Jr., Road Su-
perintendent Bob Lester, and Solid Waste Coordi-
nator/County Planner Ralph Rish.
The meeting came to order at 9:05 a.m.
Admin. Asst. Wells opened the meeting with
prayer, and Commissioner Parker led the Pledge of
Allegiance to the flag.
Receive Bids Shallow Well: Pursuant to
advertisement to receive sealed bids (#9091-12) for
a shallow well for the Overstreet Fire Department,
the following bids were received-
Modem Water $2,145.00
Capps Well Drilling $8,810.00
The Board tabled these bids for study and
recommendation by County Planner fRish and Ad-
min. Asst Wells.
Water Plant/White City: Peters entered the meeting at 9:10 a.m.>- Chair-
man Creamer reported on a water system he can
get from the State If the Board agrees, and they
can use some of the $200,000 grant funds to buy
a lot to put it on and to lay the pipe. Upon motion
by Commissioner Traylor, second by Commission-
er Parker, and unanimous vote, the Board agreed
to get the water plant at Sunland for use in White
Shelter & Slab Overstreet Park: Upon mo-
tion by Commissioner Tryluor, second by Commis-
sioner Parker, and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to advertise to receive bids for .construction
of a shelter and slab at the Overstreet Park.
Road Paving/Change Order: County Plan-
ner Rish presented the change order on Contract I,
in the amount of $9,840,00, for installation of cul-
Upon motion by Commissioner Parker, sec-
ond by Commissioner Traylor, and unanimous
vote, the Board approved payment of C.W. Robertsa
Contracting Invoice #4717,. in the amount of
$8,856.00. for installation of the culverts on C30
(Contract I).
Upon motion by Commissioner Parker, sec-
ond by Commissioner Traylor, and unanimous
vote, the Board approved payment of C.W. Roberts
Contracting Invoice #8, in the amount of
$14,158.88, for work done on Road Paving Con-
tract I.
After discussion by County Planner Rish,
Commissioner Peters moved, to pay the County's
portion of C.W. Roberts Contracting Invoice #7
ess the retainage), in the amount of $44j001.12,
for work done on Road Paving Contract II.
Commissioner Peters moved to pay the City
of Wewahitchka their $400,000 for road paving,
less what has already been spent Commissioner
Traylor seconded the motion. After discussion by
Attorney Moore, Commissioner Peters amended
his motion to include that the City must comply
with the rules of the bond Issue and for the Board
to also retain funds to cover the outstanding bills
fqr work done in the City of Wewahitchka. Com-
missioner Fortner seconded the amendments and' :
it passed with the following, vote:. Chairman,
Creamer and Commissioner Fortner, Peters, and
Traylor voted yes. Commissioner Parker voted no.
The original motion passed with the following vote:
Chairman Creamer and Commissioners Fortner,
Peters, and Traylor voted yes. Commissioner Park-
er voted no.
Economic Development Grant: County
Planner Rish reported the Department of Commu-
nity Affairs approved a $990,000 Economic Devel-
opment Grant for Gulf County, to construct a road
for the proposed fish hatchery plant in the Dal-
keith area.
Award Bid Shallow Well: Upon motion by
Commissioner Traylor, second by Commissioner
Parker, and unanimous vote, the Board awarded
bid #9091-12 (a shallow well for the Overstreet
Fire Department) to Modern Water in the amount'
of $2,145.00 (County to pay one-half of this
Invoice Senior Citizens Association:..
Commissioner Traylor moved to pay an Invoice
from the Video Merchant, in the amount of
$49.75, for rental of a camcorder by the Senior
Citizens Association. Commissioner Fortner sec-
onded the motion, and it passed with the following
vote: Chairman Creamer and Commissioner Fort-
ner, Parker, and Traylor voted yes. Commissioner
Peters voted no.
Medical Examiner Invoices: The Board ta-
bled Medical Examiner Invoice #'s ME91-100 and
ME91-106 (in the total amount of $70.00), to allow
Attorney Moore to contact the Medical Examiner.
Supplemental Budget Equipment: The
Board agreed to hold a public hearing on March
26, 1991 at 7:00 p.m., EST to consider supple-
menting the 1990-91 budget to cover equipment
bought on lease-purchase for the Mosquito Control
and Road Departments.
Contract Drivers License Office: Upon*
discussion by Admin. Asst. Wells about the City of
Port St. Joe's ordinance regarding mobile homes,
the Board agreed to send the contract to the City
for their approval first. They also requested that
Admin. Asst. Wells contact the Division of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles to construct a building
on the property.
Invoice Florida Assocation for Intergov-
ernmental Relations: The Board took no action
on a $100 invoice from the Florida Association for
Intergovernmental Relations (membership fee to
Join the association).
Invoice Indian Lagoon: After discussion
about an invoice from Friends of Indian Lagoon,
Commissioner Traylor moved to pay $5,000 of the
expenses listed on page: 1 of the invoice. Commis-
sioner Parker seconded the motion for discussion.
The motion passed with the following vote: Chair-
man Creamer and Commissioner Parker and Tray-
lor voted yes. Commissioners Fortner and Peters
voted no. The Board thanked Attorney Moore for
the work he did for the County on this Issue at no
Medical Examiner. Upon motion by Com-
missioner Peters, second by Commissioner Tray-
lor, and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to pay
Medical Examiner invoice #'s ME91-037 and
ME91-084, in the total amount of $1,717.00, as
recommended by Attorney Moore.
Coordinated Transportation Plan: Sharon
Upford reported the Board and the City of Port St.
Joe agreed to pay their share of the match money
for this plan but the City of Wewahitchka did not
The Board requested that Commissioner Peters
contact them regarding this matter. She also dis-
cussed that all vehicles must be handicapped ac-
cessible and must have communication systems.
She stated there is a grant available, but it would
require a maximum of $8,000 in match money.
The meeting recessed for a short break at
10:15 am.
The meeting reconvened at 10:39 a.m.
Road Acceptance: Road Superintendent
Lester discussed that Glenn Road and the Whit-
field Road in Honeyville were not accepted to the
Board's waiting list, but the owners were told the
Board had accepted them. After further discussion
about their new policy not to accept unpaved
roads, the Board took no action in this matter.
Road Ahandonment: Sue Marley, of Land-
mark Surveying, discussed that George Baxter
wants to develop a mobile'home park at Beacon
Hill. She stated that Palm Street dead-ends into
the property, and he Is requesting the Board aban-
don the part that runs through his property. Attor-
ney Moore then discussed the abandonment pro-
cess and the costs involved, stating Mr. Baxter
must present a formal petition to the Board.
Road Department Budget: Road Superin-
tendent Lester reported his Maintenance of Equip-
ment budget is in the red, and Clerk Lister stated
an amendment;'can be done at the end of the year
If the rest of the budget Is okay.
Courthouse Roof Wewahltchka: Mainte-
nance Supervisor Bearden discussed problems
with leaks at the Wewahitchka Courthouse (some-
thing needs to be done soon), and the Board dis-
cussed if the grant Is. obtained the roof can be re-
Water Tank White City Park: Mosquito
Control Director Graves reported there was a leak
' In the water tank at White City Park and they had
to buy a new one ($151.35). The Board approved
this for payment County Planner Rish to check
on paying it from the grant funds.
Personnel Policy Overtime: Upon. motion
by Commissioner Peters, second by Commissioner
Traylor, and.unanlmous vote, the Board agreed to
change their personnel policy amendment (made

with at the last meeting) to read that compensato-
ry time must be used with the calendar year it is
earned instead of fiscal year with time earned
in December to be carried over it It cannot be tak-
Holiday Mosquito Control Department:
Upon 'motion by Commissioner Peters, second by.
Commissioner Traylor, and unanimous vote, the
Board agreed for the Mosquito Control Department
to close Easter Sunday.
Mosquito Control Department. Employ-
ees/Budget: Chairman Creamer discussed the
Mosquito Control Department budget will be over-
spent this year, and Deputy Clerk Birmingham re-
ported that much of this Is due to cuts made on
his budget request for. this year. Upon motion by
Commissioner Peters, second by Commissioner
Traylor, and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to
hire Islah Hill as a full-time laborer. Upon motion
by Commissioner Peters, second by Commissioner
Parker and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to
hire Benny Linton as a full-time laborer. Upon mo-
tion by Commissioner Parker, second by Commis-
sioner Fortner, and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to hire William Saunders as a temporary,
part-time employee. Upon inquiry by Charles Hood
about the Board's hiring practices, Commissioner
Traylor moved to go by the recommendations of
the Supervisors and Commissioner Parker'second-
ed the motion. After discussion that this is already
the Board's policy, Commissioner Parker withdrew
his second and Commissioner Traylor withdrew
his motion.
Leases Bay/Lagoon Bottoms: Admin.
Asst Wells discussed a resolution from Franklin
County, opposing SB700, which would allow by-
passing the Board of County Commissioners com-
pletely in regard to leases for Bay bottoms. "
9-1-1 Committee: Upon motion by Commis-
sioner Peters, second by Commissioner Fortner.
and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to add Carl
Richter and David Richardson to the 9-1-1 Emer-
gency Telephone Committee.
Fire Trucks Howard Creek/Highland
View Fire Departments: After discussion about
disposal of surplus property through the public
bidding process. Commissioner Forter moved to
receive bids to sell 2 fire trucks, after researching
to see where they came from (funds to go to the
Department which paid for It). Commissioner Tray-
lor seconded the motion, and It passed unani-
mously.- .
Solid Waste Contract: Attorney Moore pre-
sented a proposed contract from Argus Services, at
the following rates: .
1/1/91 thru 12/31/91 -$21 per ton
1/1/91 thru 12/31/92 $22.00 plus CPI,
1/1/93 thru 12/31/93 $23 + CPI + 10% of
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, sec-
ond by Commissioner Traylor,' and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to execute this contract
Invoice Solid Waste: Upon motion by
Commissioner Peters, second by Commissioner
Parker, and unanimous vote, the Board approved
payment of the Argus Services invoice for February
(in the amount of $9,892.05) contingent upon ap-
proval by Mosquito Control Director Graves and
Solid Waste Coordinator Rish.
Emergency Dirt Hauling State Trucks:
Upon motion by Commissioner Traylor, second by
Commissioner Fortner, and unanimous vote, the
Board agreed to adopt a resolution that jG If
- -cou'nfqit'lhn-h-ltate of local emergency (need'the
States a sistaqn ._ g. harlingdii#,.
Health Care Responsibillty Act Depart-
ment of HRS: Admin. Asst Wells discussed a sig-
nificant difference in census figures from the
Health Care Responsibility Act (they base the
County's funding on the population). Attorney
Moore read a draft letter to the State, and the
Board agreed for it to be mailed.
: Comprehensive Plan: Admin. Asst Wells re-
ported on the Department of Community Affairs
meeting in Tallahassee, stating we are within 40
days of an Administrative Hearing with them.
Gas Tax Funds/ Bond Issue: Chairman
Creamer read a letter from Clerk Lister regarding
the Road Paving Bond Issue payments (the Local
Option Gas Tax Revenue Is insufficient to cover
the bond payments and County Gas Tax Funds
are being used may deplete the County gas tax
Resolution Leases Bay/Lagoon Bot-
toms: Commissioner Traylor moved to adopt a res-
olution opposing SB700, which would bypass the
Board of County Commissioners in regard to leas-
es of Bay bottoms. Commissioner Parker seconded
the motion, and it passed with the following vote:
Chairman Creamer and Commissioners Fortner,
Parker, and Traylor. Commissioner Peters voted
9-1-1 Committee: The Board agreed to ap-
point Sue McGill as Wewahitchka Ambulance Ser-
vice's representative on the 9-1-1 committee.
Traffic Control: Upon inquiry by Commis-
sioner Peters, Commissioner Traylor reported nor-
mal traffic is still using the Stone Mill Creek Road,
but the Department of Corrections is detouring
their construction equipment down CR5.
Mosquito Control Department Employees:
Commissioner Peters Inquired about James Hand,
and requested the Board be notified any time an
employee is out of work for an extended period of
time due to injuries (even if they are not work-
Parking Area Health Department: Com-
missioner Peters discussed parking problems at
the Health Department, and requested that
County Planner Rish look for a solution.
Invoices Medical Examiner: Upon motion
by Commissioner Parker, second by Commissioner
Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board agreed for
Attorney Moore to file claims against the estate of
the deceased persons whom the Board must pay
bills on.
Ambulance/Indigent Care Contract: Attor-
ney Moore reported Admin. Asst. Wells was con-
tacted by the hospital regarding a new proposal for
the indigent care/ambulance contract ,
Property Cleanup: Attorney Moore reported
the owner of the property on Georgia Avenue at St
Joe Beach has agreed to sell the property the
new owner is going to clean the property and pay
the expenses of the lawsuit
Unemployment Compensation: Attorney
Moore stated the Division of Unemployment Com-
pensation replied that since the County does not
pay .into the unemployment compensation fund,
they are responsible for paying back anything that
was paid out to Jacky Lee Collins. The Board
agreed for him to notify them it is not the County's
fault they paid It out
Attorney Moore reported the Board may have
to pay the unemployment compensation due on
DeWayne Manuel because all previous employers
must contribute.
Mosquito Control Director Graves discussed
that Johnny A. Williams left work mad one day
and when he came to work the next day, he was
told he did nod have a job. Upon motion by Com-
missioner Parker, second by Commissioner Tray-
lor, and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to ob-
ject to paying unemployment compensation on Mr.
Invoices Civil Dependency Cases: Attor-
ney Moore reported that the Board will begin re-
ceiving bills/orders for payment to attorneys who
defend the dependant's parents in civil dependen-
cy cases.
Retirement: Attorney Moore reported that a
bill will be forthcoming from the Division of Retire-
ment on DeWayne Manuel's past retirement, and
the County will have to pay It
Road Maintenance/Traffic Control: After
discussion, the Board directed Deputy Clerk Col-
lier to write the Department of Transportation to
request they remove the speed bumps on CR386
(at the Intersection of SR71), install a caution light
at that intersection, and repair SR71 (holes in the
road) at the West Arm Creek Bridge.
Invoices Fill Dirt: The Board agreed for
Commissioner Traylor and Road Superintendent
Lester to work out a billing method for fill dirt pur-
chased by the Cities.
Fill Dirt City of Wewahitchks: Commis-
sioner Traylor discussed that the City of Wewa-
hitchka was charged $1,554.00 for fill dirt for road
paving projects, but the dirt was used all over the
County and the City should be reimbursed. Upon
motion by Commissioner Traylor, second by Com-
missioner Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to transfer $1,554.00 from the Secondary
Road & Bridge fund to. the City of Wewahitchka's
Road Paving Fund as reimbursement
Time Zone Sign: Commissioner Creamer
discussed calls he has received regarding the time
zone bel:ig moved.
There being no further business, and upon
motion by Commissioner Parker, the meeting did
then adjourn.

Roy Lee


As an example, for instance, with
cucumbers if bees are not actively
working a garden, a lot of the cu-
cumbers turn up short and mal- '
formed. Studies have shown for
cucumber crops to receive opti-
mum pollinating,- each flower
needs to have 50 separate bee'
visits to it during the short time it
is receptive to pollination. A simi-
lar situation probably exists for
other crops as well.
What can be done about this?
Actually, as gardeners there is
very little we can do except to
make sure we aren't doing any-
thing to harm the few bees that
are visiting our blossoms. Be
aware that many insecticides are
particularly hazardous to bees.
Avoid using pesticides that are in
dust form or plants that are in
flower and being visited by bees.
Insecticidal dusts (example: sevin
dust) never really dry and are
deadly to a hairy bodied bee.
When using spray-on pesticides
on plants in flower, try to restrict
spraying to the last activity of the,
day. Bees use the sun as a navi-,
gating tool and their activity,
drops off dramatically at near
sundown. Spraying. after 4:00
p,m. should allow the material to
thoroughly dry before the next
day. Some of the materials that
are highly toxic to bees (when en-
. countered wet) include sevin, dia-
zinon, malathion, arthene, syn-
thetic.pyretherins, and cygon.
On the flip side of having too
few fruit is having too many.. Of-
ten we find a "banner year" hap-(c
opening in orchards and if all the .
fruit is allowed to stay on to ma-'
ture, the tree will be the worse for
it. Limb breakage will be common


To get those large, juicy peaches,
now is the time to thin. Thinning
must be done while the fruit is
still the size of a dime. It is sug-
gested to remove fruit while
they're still the size of a dime. It

is suggested to remove fruit until.
there is approximately 4-6 inches
between each fruit, leave the larg-,
est and nicest looking fruit and
remove all the ones that would in-
terfere with those.



in such circumstance. The fruit
that does eventually ripen will be
small or have little edible "meat"
to pit ratio. Pears commonly pro-
duce far more fruit than their
branches can handle. In this
case, once the fruit load has been
determined, then as much as 50
percent should be removed by
pulling it off while it is still small.
Unless few fruit have been set to
begin with. Peach and nectarines,
are another fruiting tree which
sets far more fruit than is wise to
leave on. If all peaches were left
to develop, the fruit would turn
up with large pits but little flesh.



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giene Programs at Gulf Coast
Community College are now ac-
cepting applications for the 1991-
92 academic year. Those interest-
ed should apply as soon as possi-
ble, especially if they require fi-
nancial aid to enroll.
According to Dr. George Dau-
gherty, director of the program,
instruction includes academic
and laboratory courses as well as
practical experience in the dental
clinic at Tyndall Air Force Base
and internships in private dental
Dr. Daugherty said that fi-
nancial aid is available to those
who qualify for assistance
through scholarships, federal
grants and loans, the Job Train-
ing Partnership Act or the Vete-
rans Administration.
More information about the'
Dental Assisting Technology Pro-
gram is available from Dr. Dau-
gherty or Courtney Brooks at
769-1551, extension 3829 or




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Thank You!!!
There are no words to de-
scilbe what our friends have
meant to us during the illness
and loss of our father, Ross E.
Stripling. Your love, prayers, vis-
its', cards, food, and flowers were
a blessing to each one of us.
Without our dear friends and the
love of God, we could not have
made it through this time of cri-
sis. A special thanks to Brother
Richard Maddox and Brother
Charles Pettis for their visits and
comforting words spoken to dad-
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* M4ay God bless each of you and
may his blessings be returned to
you a hundredfold.
Faye & George Cox
Ray & Katie Stripling
Mike & Pat Stripling
June & JJD. Green
Grandchildren &
Great Grandchildren

. Card of Thanks
We can never express what
you have meant to us during the
loss of our son, Jody. You have
held us up and helped provide
during this time of sorrow with
your food, flowers, kind expres-
sions, and most of all, your love
and prayers.
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your presence and the presence
of God during these trying times.
We thank you and love you.
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The family of Mark Ashley
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grateful appreciation your kind
expressions of sympathy, love,
gifts, contributions of food and
flowers at the death of Mark. Also
we would like to express our
thanks to the Rev. William Chris-
tie of Tallahassee for the beautiful
and uplifting funeral service.
Margelyn Woodham
Mike & Sybil Ferris

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tion at Shands Hospital ranked
ninth related to its retrieval vol-
ume. All four other Florida organ
and tissue procurement agencies
were rated in the top 15 in the

UNOS is a national computer
system that helps physicians who
transplant organs and tissues lo-
cate donors. This is the first time
since UNOS began keeping statis-
tics on donor retrieval that the

Commodity Distribution

to Take Place April 16 & 18
U.S.D.A. commodities will be distributed in Gulf County on April
16 and 18 to those who are eligible. Recipients will receive two (2)
months commodities on these dates, therefore it is very important that
everyone bring a bag or box.
Distribution will take place in Port St. Joe at the Gulf County Sen-
ior Citizens Building on Tuesday, April 16 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. ET.
Distribution in Wewahitchka will take place at the Wewahitchka Sen-
ior Citizens Center, from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. CT, Thursday, April 18.
Recipients must have a current commodity card to receive their com-
modities. There will be no registration at the distribution centers. If
anyone is uncertain of their eligibility, they should .call 227-1735 or
come by the Commodity Office in'the Gulf County Courthouse prior to
these dates. Wewahitchka residents may come to the Old Courthouse
on Wednesday, April 17, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. CT, to certify for com-
modities. To certify or re-certify you will need to bring proof of income
or food stamp papers.
"Acceptance and participation" in the program are the'same for eve-
ryone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or handi-

Wewa Offers Thanks

We would like to thank the
following for their support of We-
wahitchka High School's Project
Graduation. Without you, It
would have been impossible. It is
heartwarming to know that you
care about our young people.
Thank you so very much:
Wewahitchka State Bank,
Gulf County Farm Bureau, Wewa
Ambulance Squad, Rich's IGA,
City of Wewahitchka, Rowland
Welding, Gold Hat Auto Parts,
Wewahitchka Fire Department,
Whitfleld Timber and Pulpwood,
Cook-Whitehead, Red-Eye Video,
Mixon's Grab Bag, Good Spirits,
Gaskin-Graddy Insurance, Cleck-
ley. Enterprises, Wewahitchka
Elementary PTO, Tommy Thomas
Gulf Coast Electric, Breeze
Publishing Company, Citizens
Federal, Basic Inc., County Com-
missioners, M-K Ranches, Wewa-
hitchka Woman's Club, Gulf
County School Board, Comforter
Funeral Home, Chips Express
(Joe and Carrie Davis), Wewa
Westside Baptist Church,
* Glad Tidings Assembly of God,,
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The Florida Panhandle Private Industry
Council Is issuing a Request for Proposal for train-
ing. services, and client placement into unsubsi-
dized employment through the Job Training Part-
nership Act. Proposals will be rated on
administrative capabilities, proven record of suc-
cess in activity/service to be provided, reasonable-
ness of cost, service to individuals with barriers to
employment, description of proposed activities,
program benchmarks, and coordination with other
agencies. For RFP write P.O. Box 2238, Panama
City, FL 32402 or call (904) 769-3321. RFP Sub-
mission Deadline Is May 9, 1991.
Publish: April 11, 1991.
The Wewahitchka State Bank will offer for
sale, beginning April 15. 1991, the following de-.
scribed property:
(1) 1984 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer 4x4
ID# 1G8CT1889E8207666
Said property will be located at the Wewa-
hiltchka State Bank in Wewahitchka, Florida. We-
vsahitchka State Bank reserves the right to refuse
4ny and all bids.
By: /s/ Jerald D. Gaskin
Publish: April 11, 1991.

will hold a Publi' Hearing for the purpose of con-
sidering a request to close, vacate and discontinue
a portion of a public street, roadway or alleyway,
described as follows:
That portion of Palm Street lying be-
tween Lots 1 and 2 and the 25 foot
wide alley between Lots 1 and 2 on the
; Northeast side of Palm Street and the
area on the Southwest side of Palm
Street from the South boundary line of
Lot 1 (on the Southwest side of Palm
Street) to the North line of U.S. Govern-
ment Reserve Lighthouse boundary, all
as shown on the Plat of BEACON HILL,
as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 41-A
of the Public Records of Gulf County,
The Public Hearing shall be held at the
County Commissioner's iMeeting Room at the Gulf
County Court House, 00O Fifth Street, Port St.
Joe, Florida at the time Ind date as follows:
Tuesday. April 23, 1991. at 7:00 p.m.
(Eastern Time)
DATED this the 9th day of April, 1991.
B. /s/ James E. Creamer
By: /s/ Benny C. Lister
Publish: April 11, 1991.

Case No. 91-48
IN RE: The Marriage of
Husband, Petitioner,

Wife, Respondent
TO: SonyaJo Simmons Melvin
Address Unknown
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for
Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a copy of your An-
swer or other response to the Petition on Petition-
er's Attorney: ROBERT M. MOORE, P. O. Box 248.
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, and file the original
thereof in the Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Gulf
County Courthouse, Port St Joe, Florida 32456,
on or before the 18th day of April, 1991. If you fall
to do so, a Final Judgment for the relief sought
may be granted by Default
Circuit Court Clerk
By: /s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
Publish March 21, 28, April 4 and 11, 1991.
Notice is hereby given that the City Commis-
sion of the City of Port St. Joe, sitting as the Board
of Adjustment, will hold a public hearing in the
Commission Room at City Hall, Tuesday, April 16,
1991, at 8:00 p.m., EDT, to determine whether the
city will authorize a deviation In Zoning Ordinance
No. 5 for an encroachment of five feet (51 of the
northwesternly side of set-back line to build a resi-
dence on Lot 28, Block 130, St. Joseph Addition,
located at 2001 Marvin Avenue.
All interested parties are invited to attend
and to be heard.
Publish: April 4 and 11. 1991.

508 Sixteenth Street
SUNDAY WORSHIP ... 10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL........ 11 a.m.
Helping the Lame to Walk
(Acts 3:16)
Nursery Available
The Rev. Dr. Elmer I. Braden,

We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place

BIBLE STUDY.................... 9:45 a.m. EVENINGWORSHIP........... 7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP...... 11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING........ 5.:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
Min. of Music

First United Methodist Church,
Church of Christ, St. Lawrence
Catholic Church, The Worship
Center, United Pentecostal
Joyce Groom, Sara Joe Woo-
ten, Pam Sumner, Bubba
Hughes, Colin Hutchinson, John
Hanson, Dr. James Campbell,
Bob Connell, Oscar Redd, Amelia
Tapper, Dr. Max Fleminrig, William
B. Marley, and David C. Gaskin.
Thanks to all!

Card of Thanks
The family of Dainta Anne
Wilson wishes to thank everyone
in the community for their
prayers during her illness and
We also appreciate the gifts,
food, flowers, cards and suppor-
tive words that helped so much.
We want to extend the deepest
thanks to Rev. David Fernandez
for the beautiful words spoken in
her memory.

Card of Thanks
Thank you friends for your
help during the illness and death
of our loved one.
The flowers, food and your
prayers will always be remem-
bered as well as your phone calls.
Fennie Ratford
Ross Hudson, Jr.
Sally Chambers
Marlene Walding

Car Wash Saturday
There will be a car wash held
Saturday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m.
until 1:00 p.m. at Citizens Feder-
al. The event is being sponsored
by the First United Methodist
Youth. Donations will be accepted
to help the youth fund a summer

UF Organ' Procurement Organiza-
tion at Shands Hospital has been
ranked in the top 10.
The top-15 ranking for the
Florida procurement agencies
means more organs and tissues
are being made available to Flori-
da citizens and others around the
nation who may need a heart, liv-
er, lung, pancreas, kidney, cor-
nea, bone or skin tissue.
Charles McCluskey, P.A., di-
rectors of the UF Organ Procure-
ment Organization at Shands,
said his donor retrieval team has
been busy, but more people need
to convey their wishes about or-
gan and tissue donation before.
"Signing an organ and tissue
donor card and having organ do-
nor stamped on a driver's license
are good first steps," McCluskey
said. "It is important to tell family
members you want to donate
your organs and tissue in the
event of death so that less an-
guish will be put on survivors
who may have to id e whether
organs and tissue can be donated
to save and improve other peo-
ple's lives."

In Appreciation
The family of Dessle Edgar
would like to express their deep
appreciation for the food, flowers,'
telephone calls, cards, prayers,
and many acts of kindness shown
us during the loss of our mother.
Gloria Pippin & Family
Joyce Parmele & Family
Gayle Tatum & Family

Card of Thanks
The family of the late devoted
mother, sister, and grandmother
Marilyn C. Batson, wishes to ex-
press our appreciation for
prayers, flowers, cards, love and
many acts of kindnesses shown
to us during the illness and loss
of our loved one.
God bless each and every one
of you.
The Batson, Bute
& Whitfield Families

Thank You!
The family of W.J. (Jimmy)
Burke would like to extend our
deepest appreciation to everyone
Sfor your flowers, food and prayers
given during the loss of our loved.
one. A special thanks top the
men "of St. Joe Paper Co., ReV.
Browning, Rev. Fernandez, and
the churches for all you have
done. God bless you.
Mrs. WJ. (Wynell) Burke
Mitch, Sandy & Austin Burke
Alicia (Sissy) Burke

Project Grad

Meeting at WHS
There will be two meetings in
April for the Project Graduation
'91 committees of Wewahitchka
High School. The first one will be
on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:00
p.m.; and the second one will be
on Monday, April 29, at 6:00 p.m.
All parents of students attending
Project Graduation are encour-
aged to attend.

Reaching Out In

All Directions

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local, news- business, society, sports.
Provocative editorials, with a chance
for everyone to reply.
Advertising and classified that help
you find what you need.
We're proud of the way we reach our
community from north to south, east to
west, cover to cover

Gulf County's most complete source of local news
Phones 227-1278, 229-8997, FAX 227-7212

Lunch Menus
The Gulf County schools have
announced the lunch menu for
the week. Due to the availability
of certain foods, menus may
Monday, April 15 chicken
sandwich, green beans, tossed
salad, milk and cookie .
Tuesday, April 16 chicken,

potatoes or rice and gravy, broc-
coli with cheese, pear or peach
halves, roll and milk
Wednesday, April 17 turkey
pot pie, English peas, fruit cup,
milk and cookie
Thursday, April 18 cheese"
burger, lettuce, tomato, pickle,
French fries, milk and cake
Friday, April 19 spaghetti or
beef-a-roni, tomato slices, green
beans, roll or garlic bread and

"The Exciting Place to Worship"

SFirst Baptist ChufrchT
102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida


You are always welcome and visitors are desired at
St. James' Episcopal Church
309 Sixth Street* Port St. Joe

I ++-++ --SERVICES-
Each Sunday............. 7:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School.... .................... ........9:45 a.m.
The REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor

CiuchdIbe,.4 ..Silrit.

Constitution and monument
Port St. Joe

Sunday School........9:45 a.m. Evening Worship ......7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship..... 11:00 a.m. Bible Study
Methodist Youth Wednesday.............9:30 a.m.
Fellowship ............5:30 p.m. Thursday 7:30 p.m.


JEFF BARNESi Youth/Music Director

The Family Church
252 AvenueE Port St. Joe, Flordia Church Phone 229-8137
Pastor. Rev. Napoleon Pittman
Worship: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. For Prayer or Counseling, Call or
WEDNESDAY Write the Church.
7:30 p.m. Bible Study & Fellow-
WJBU AM 1080 Tune In Every Sunday at 8:45 a.m.
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-4 thru 8th Grade

Bible Study
10 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday

11 a.m. Sunday

So I went down to the potter's house, and
there he was working at his wheel and the
vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in
the potter's hand, and he reworked it into an-
other vessel, as it seemed good to the potter
to do.
Jeremiah 18:3, 4
Some -things can. be reworked again so as to
cover mistakes or flaws, to remedy the lack of skill
at the present moment. God told Jeremiah that
He, too, has that same ability with even the lives of
nations or individuals.
If there is one vitally important truth to all of
mankind it is that God speaks truth when it comes
to new beginnings with man before His Almighty
Father. Judas couldn't believe it, but Peter did ac-
cepting it filled with thanksgiving and love for a
God who would act in such a way toward his past
mistakes. The concept is far above man's standard
as he approaches from the world's classroom.
This new beginning from the Heavenly Father
shows a love never understood nor experienced be-
fore. The world standard says once broken and
marred, once the innocence and purity has van-
ished, there is no going back.
The "new birth" through Jesus given by God
says that one might start anew. Paul states it as a
"new creation" in II Corinthians 5:17; No matter
how soiled, matted, filthy, or rotten God's power
can reshape a life molded after the one of His Son
One of the problems of those lost to Satan is
that the concept is too beautiful to believe. When
they hear the words of Jesus say, "to the thirsty I
will give from the fountain of the water of life with-
out payment"', (Rev. 21:8b) it is incredible. With all
of the past willful evil, the hurts and pains caused
to others, and the massive weight of guilt, how can
one receive complete and total loving forgiveness?
Only to those who gladly receive the grace of a
new beginning can the Lord say, "Come, 0 blessed
of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you
from the foundation of the world." (Mt. 25:34) Eve-
ryone of them will have had a new beginning.
-A.M. Burton
Presented by the church of Christ
The church meets at the comer of
20th Street and Marvin Avenue.

P.O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456






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St Joseph Bay front lot, faces
west, 8T x 250+', quiet secluded area,
$55,000. Call George, 229-6031.
tfc 4/11

Unfum. double wide mobile
home, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., 1 1/8 acre of
land, storage bldg., fruit trees, Ig.
chicken house, garden spot, $42,900.
Can help w/down payments. 14'x48'
mobile home, 2 bdrm., 1 1/4 acre fish
pond 14' deep, 12x16' storage bldg.,
chicken house. Both in Overstreet
648-8798. 3tc 4/11
150'x120' 'commercial lot on
Hwy. 98 west of Highland View.
$55,000. Call George, 229-6031.
tfc 4/11

Real Estate? Would like to trade
50 acres 10 miles south of Chipley for
beach house or lots. Property is high.
& dry, has 1/4 mile road frontage &
Is in an area loaded with deer & tur-
key. Call 904-526-4699 after 8 p.m.
3tc 4/4

3 bedroom, 1 bath house, comer
13th & Garrison, $49,500. Call
George, 229-6031. tfc 4/11
Creekfront acreage, 12 miles n. of
Mexico Beach on Hwy. 386. Minimum
10 acres for $2,000 per acre. Call
George, 229-6031. tfc 4/11
2 story 2 bedroom, 2 bath town-
home in Gulf Aire. Fully furnished.
Great investment at $41,900. 233-
0203. 4tc 3/28
Land for sale at White city. Call
827-1767. 4tc 3/28
See this nice 2 BR, 1 ba. home
with extra lot on Garrison and Hunter
Circle. Asking $55,000. Top Sale Re-
alty, Inc. 229-2500. tfc 4/4

2 bdrm., 1 ba., liv. rm., kitchen,
separate dining area, oak floors,
fenced backyard, $39,000. 107 Hunt-
er Circle. Call 229-8305 after 5 p.m.
tfc 4/4

Two bedroom house, ch&a, kitch-
en appliances included. $32,000. Call
229-2793. tfc 4/4
Cabin, Dead Lakes, Wewahitch-
ka, 2 bdrm., porch, boat shed,
$12,000. 1-205-793-6396. 4tc 3/21.
1615 Palm Blvd., Port St. Joe. 4
bdrm., 2 bath, great room with brick
fireplace, on 2 lots, quiet street. Over
1,700 sq. ft. Central h/a. 229-6856
after 6 p.m. tfc 4/4
Need to sell 3 bedroom house on
Ig. lot on St. Joe Beach. $34,000. For
more Information call 227-1405 or
647-8468.- tfc 4/4
1/2 acre lot on Hwy. C-30, near
Cape San Bias, zoned residential. Ac-
cess to Treasure Bay Game Preserve.
Reduce to $8,500; 229-8351.
tfc 4/4


1, 2 and 3 BEDROOM
(Rental Unit Available)
Cape San Blas, Florida
(904) 229-2500
tifc 4/4

221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL

(904) 227-1450
Frances Chason 229-8747 Ann Six 229-6392
i .. Doris Strickland 647-5404
1609 Marvin Ave.: Good starter home. 2 BR, 1 bath masonry construction with stor-
age shed, window A/C, new roof. $34,000.00.
104 21st SL: Newly remodeled 3 BR, 2 bath home. Living room, dining area and
nice den w/fireplace. New roof, new central heating & cooling system, & new
carpet Private covered patio, fenced yard with storage building. $70,000.
1601 Marvin Ave: Very neat 3 BR, 1 bath home, carpet & vinyl, new deck and
screened porch. Assumable Loan. $43,500.00.
1101 Constitution Drive: BAYFRONT Lovely two story, 3 BR, 1 1/2 bath home.
$1245000.00. REDUCED TO $99,000.00.
1903 Juniper Ave.: WELL KEPT 3 BR, 1 ba. home w/carpet & vinyl, new roof, cen-
tral heat and air. $45,000.00.
1807 Marvin Ave.: 3 bedroom, 1 bath home new roof, new ch/a unit (w/hot water
recovery heat system), plumbing recently re-done, new hot water heater, chain
link fenced yard, termite inspected. Great Buyl $84,000.09. Reduced to
517 4th St.: Charming older 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in great condition, new roof,
517 1/2 4th St.: Apartment building with two furnished apartments, each two bed-
room, 1 bath. AGreat Investmentl Rent from apartments could make your mort-
gage payments. ,l ptal record. BOTH FOR ONLY $60,000.00. Reduced
to $55,000.00.
603 Long Ave.: Walk to town from this 2 bedroom home with nice screen porch.
230 7th SL: Price reduced on this newly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with deck
and outside storage. Good starter home, good rental investment.
170 Ave. E: 3 bedroom, 1 bath fumished house with storage shed and efficiency
apartment $18,000.00. -
503 3rd SL: Make an offer on this large frame home on 2 50x170 lots. Can be used
as home or office. Appraised at $35,000.00.
Remodeled country home. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, dining room, kitchen all
up-dated. Short drive to town. $32,000.00.
2 BR, 1 BA Mobile home Unfurnished w/5 acres plus 1 BR, 1BA Mobile Home
with large storage building. $42,000.00
2 BR, 1 BA Mobile home with 5 acres Unfurnished. $27,000.00.
91 Duval St.: Large 2 bedroom, 1 bath home w/alum. siding, double carport, chain
link fence on two lots. $25,000.00.
105 Hunter St.: 3 bedroom, 1 bathhome, chair, screen porch on 2 lots w/privacy
fence. $29,500.
115 Hunter St.: 5,500 sq. ft. business and residence. Complete recording studio w/
50 seat auditorium Furniture and equipment included. $68,000.00.
Wetappo Creek: 10.51 acres, waterfront, Underground permits; Possible owner fi-
nancing. Owner will possibly subdivide property. $46,000.00.
Comfortable 4 bedroom, 2 bath home located on waterfront with 3+ acres, outside
storage building with full bath. Beautiful grounds. Must se to appreciate.
5th Ave., Beacon Hill: Log Cabin and barn located on 4 lots (3 landscaped) also 1
1 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home. $36,900, without mobile home $31,900.
Between Sea St. and 1st St, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach: 5 BR, 2 story home with
game room. Completely furnished. $150,000.00.
Between 3rd and 4th Street, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach: 3 BR, 2 ba home with large
glassed in front porch. Completely fumished. $125,000.00.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom, 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach, ideal
for young couple or retired couple, 1 1/2 lots, fenced in yard with fruit trees,
quiet neighborhood. $45,000.00.
Corner 7th St. & Maryland Ave., Mexico Beach: Owner anxious to sell this 3 bed-
room, 1 bath stilt house on extra large corner lot. Assumable mortgage and pos-
sible owner financing. Only $50,000.00.
Ponce De Leon, St Joe Beach: Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath 14'x70' mobile home with
sun deck and screened porch on two 75'x150' lots. Central heat & air, all appli-
ances. $45,00.00.
Gulf Aire: single family residential lot, Gulf Aire Drive $17,900.
Mexico Beach, 43rd St.: Nice canal lot w/city dock across street, 71 'x90'. $39,000.
Ward Ridge: 2 corner lots, Barbara Drive & Tapper Avenue, $18,000.
Howard Creek: 1.7 acres MOL $6,000.00. Owner will subdivide.
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8,000.00.
St. Joseph Shores: Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft. of highway
Port St. Joe: 520 3rd St. 50x170. $8,000.00.
Port St. Joe: 301 Woodward zoned commercial, 75x150. Reduced to $10,000.00.
Mexico Beach: Texas Drive. Nice home lot 100'x100'. $10,000.00.
St. Joe Beach: Seashores. Desirable corner lot 85'x150'. $46,000.00. Reduced to

St Joe Beach, 3 bdrmnn., 2 ba.,
2,200 sq. ft home. Cypress privacy
fence with auto. sprinkler system.
Spacious deck with Sundance spa,
fireplace. For more information call
648-5252. tfe 4/4
Very Nicel 3 bdrm., 2 ba. house,
stone fireplace in great room, great lo-
cation, 2011 Juniper Ave. Call for ap-
pointment, 229-6427. tfc 4/4
MUST SELL 3 bdrm., 1 ba. home.
Fenced in yard, central h/a, Ig. kitch-
en/family rm., 1908 Cypress Ave.
$41,000. Call 227-1425. tfc 4/4
1/2 acre + lots near Port St. Joe
High School. Mobile homes permitted.
Owner financing, easy terms. Call Bil-
ly Carr, 229-6961. tfc 4/4.
2 bdrm. trailer, on 1 1/2 acres,
adjacent to Wetappo Creek, fenced, 2
wells, 2 septic tanks, Ig. storage
building. 229-8581 or 227-1566.
tfc 4/4

12 mi. north of Mexico Beach on
Overstreet Road .(Hwy. 386), Creek-
view Sub., no down payments, $86
per month. 229-6031. tfc 4/4
Two acres on county road off of
Overstreet No down payment, pay--
ments $100 per month. Telephone
229-6961 or 227-7411. tfc 4/4

Gulf Co. Transportation, the
Community Transportation Coordinal
Store for Gulf County has funds availa-
ble to provide transportation to per-
sons in the county who are because of
physical or mental disabilities, in-
come status, or age or who for other
reasons is unable to transport themr-
selves or to purchase transportation
and are therefore, dependent upon
others to obtain access to health care,
employment, education, shopping, so-
cial activities, or other life-sustaining
activities, who are not subsidized for
transportation financial assistance for
specific trips.
For information regarding fare
..... .tructure aanl odvnce .nptipc,e requ
ments or to .access .this service cW
fact- Gttf Co. Transportation at 229-
6550 or come by the office at 200 Pe-
ters St., Port St. Joe, Florida.
Experienced painter or fix-if-
man. References available. Call 229-
6671. tfc 3/28

Women's Support Group, 7:00
p.m. Monday St. James Episcopal
Church. 227-1145 or 227-1128.

Narcotics Anonymous
Open Meetings on Monday 8 p.m.
-at 302 Reid Ave., and oni
Thursday 8 p.m. at .
St. James Episcopal
Help Line 1-800-212-8424

Wauneta's Accounting
& Income Tax

Wauneta Brewer St. Joe Beach.

All Forms of Insurance
422 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899

408 Reid Ave. 229-6954
Mon. Sat., 8 a.m. 8 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Self service or drop/off
tfc 347

Backhoe work, dozer work, root '
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt..',
Rt. 2, Box A1 C, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018
tc 37

We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
trc 3/7


Sears Catalog Sales
410 Reid Ave. tic 3/7

14' v-bow Queen Craft boat with
galv. trailer, padded seats, 20 hp Mer-
cury, extra good cond. One bronze
and 1 standard prop and gas can.
Call 229-7304, day or 229-8096 after
5 p.m. ltc 4/11
32' yacht, with shrimping rig.
Diesel power. Can be seen at Wood's
Fishery. Make offer. 1-785-8795 after
6 p.m. .2tp 4/11
26' Cabin crusler, shoreline galv.
trailer, $3,500 obo. 648-8334.
ltc 4/11
1983 14' boat, 75 hp motor &
trailer, motor has low hours, will sefl
for $1,500. 647-8702. 4tp 4/4
37 3 axle boat trailer, $1,500.
229-6965. tfc 6/21
PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place
yours. $3.50 for first insertion,
$2.00 a week for consecutive runs,
plus 54 per word for all over 20.

Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 4/4

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

Office Hours:
-- 229-8438 ,
Monday, 8:00 12:00
Tuesday8Y-:; 12:30 4:30
Wednesday, 8:00 12:00
Thursday, 8:00 12; 12:30 4:30
Friday, 8:00 12:00.
tfec 4/4

F & D's Silk
Flowers & Gifts

New Owners, New Hours
Open 6 Days, 9 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Mexican Chalk Imports, &
All Pre-arranged Flowers
1/2 Price
Hwy. 98 & 11th St.
Mexico Beach
We Also Have Fresh Produce &

LAWYER 1-265-4794
24 Years Experience
Worker's Compensation, Occupa-
tional Diseases, Injuries and Acci-
dents. No charge for first conference.
tifc 4/4

Carolyn J. Jones
Independent Beauty Consultant
222 Sea Pine Lane Port St. Joe
(904) 648-5194
tfc 4/4

Phone 227-1782
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Prems
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak 'Grove Owner/Mgr.
tfo may

All Types Roofing and Remodeling
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039, RC 0038936
'Where Quality Is Higher
Than Price"
tfc 4/4

call 229-6965

Country ruffled couch & love
seat, rust and blue. Also 2 walnut end
tables like new, all for $550. Call after
5:00 p.m. at 229-6300. Itc 4/11
An acetate satin bridal gown with
a Queen Anne neckline and Elizabe-
than sleeves. Size 11-12. Asking
$140-obo. Call Sharon or Bunny at
229-8819. Itc 4/11
Bees 10 frame boxes, three high
with queen excluder and Apistan strip
in them, $50 per box. Contact Harvie
Kennedy at 229-6163 or 912-524-
2871. ltp 4/11
1982 Coleman pop-up camper in
good condition. Asking $800 obo. Call
229-8959 after 5 p.m. 2tp 4/11

To be moved: total elec. 14'x70'
mobile home, axel, two bedrooms,
baths, 3 ton a/c, partly furnished,
$8,500. 827-2896, Howard Creek.
ltp 4/11
Cloth recliner, good cond., $20;
black love seat, good cond., $20; plaid
loveseat, very good cond., $35. Call
229-8069 after 5:30.

Atlas portable sewing machine,
with 'all attachments. Baby swing,
both in good cond., 227-7550.
2tp 4/4.

All types of yard work. Mowing,
raking, and trimming. Reasonable.
229-6435. tfc 4/4

Boarding, How to Feed & Care
for Your Horse, Training and
Riding Lessons Now Available
for All Ages.
Lighted Riding Arena and
SOther Facilities at
Reasonable Rates
S -, ....'For-,moTrelnformatin call .
827-6812 or 227-1767
White City

* I Personal Computer
Scott Cunningham
[" ]Sales & Service Rep
502 Georgia Ave., Mexico Beach

Thomas Heat/
10 Years Experience
All Types of Services
Commercial, Residential
Major Appliance Service
Call 648-3045
tie c4/4,

Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
302B Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(904) 229-8581 ti64/4

55 gal. aquarium w/stand, hood
and lights. 2 filter systems, $325.
Evenings, 227-1192. tfc 4/4
To buy or sell' Avon, call Sarah
Kemp at 229-6495 after 5 p.m. or oh
the weekends. 4tc,4/4
20 gal. aquarium with stand '&
light. Many extras. $75. 827-6019.
Open Daily. 8 a.m. 6 p.m. Sun.
11 am 6 pm. 85 cents per lb. Con-
tainers furnished. Please call before
you come for picking up date. Locat-
ed: 17 ml. north of PC Mall on Veal
Rd., Sweatmore Ranch, 722-4819.
3tc 4/4
Panasonic W1510 personal word
processor. Still un4er warranty, le$s
than 1 yr. old. Excellent condiUon,
$300. 229-2729 evenings. 2tc 4/4
Need AVON products?. Ca
Catherine Collier after 5 p.m., 229-'
6460. tfc 4/4
Port St Joe Western Auto now
honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices:
Sears Card now at Port SL Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOOl 227-1105.'
tfc 4/4
FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. '0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.

The Gulf County A.R.C. would
like to help you with your business
or special events. We can take
those tedious routine chores such
as mall-outs, sending invitations,
correlations, stapling booklets or
just about anything. Please contact
us about your needs at*
Gulf County A.R.C.
200 Peters St., P. 0. Box 296
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
or call 229-6327


Specializing In Custom Design,
Irrigation Systems,
Tractor Work with Grading
Greenhouse Plants & Maintenance
639-5660 or 227-1626 after 5
P. 0. Box 133
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
tfce /4

R* Remod eing

e* New Construction

Weather Tight
TT Construction
Licensed & Insured

Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635

Specializing In Lawn Mowers and Tillers
Tune-Ups Repair Overhauls
Offering prompt, courteous service on your
116 N. West Street 2 -cycle or 4-cycle engine."
SBurgess Ck.
Wewahitchka, FL 32465 HUGH BARFIELD 904-639-2435

Harmon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer tic4/4

Hot Roofing, Built-Up, 1-Ply System
Free Estimates
Phone (904) 229-6201 PAT TOUSIGNANT

T. J. Construction Co. ,
Commercial & Residential
* DECKSFRMING Call Terry Parrish or John Cullen.--
1-800-468-TJCO 229-8615 tc

UC. #RF 0051042
ER 0011618
Plumbing Contractor New Construction Repairs
Remodeling Residential and Commercial
Installation of Water Lines and Sewer Lines
Minor Electrical
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA tic 3/7 904/229-6821

X-MTr o uw-x.jr.iL kub ax puiiL _cj




Bargain Basket, Mon.-Sat, 9-5
at 445 2nd Ave., Highland View. Baby
items, children's clothes, misc. Am in-
terested in buying baby furniture, will
accept donations. 227-1704.
tfc 4/11

Last week's Missing Yard Sale
has been located: 101 Sea St., Mexico
Beach. Saturday, 8-12 cst Lots of
stuff for everybody. Check us out.
ltp 4/11

3 family yard sale Saturday 8
a=m. 12 noon. Furniture; kitchen
items, clothes, children to adult sizes;
a few prom dresses & lots more to
choose from. 1013 Long Ave.

Yard Sale, Sat., April 13, at Ho-
ward Creek. Several families. Lots of
good items. next to Howard Creek
Mart ltp 4/11

Yard Sale, Sat., April 13, 8:00
a.m. 1:00 p.m. 5824 Americus Ave.,
St. Joe Beach. Liquid, nail, window
glazing, laundry sink, exercise bike,
windows, stemware, jewelry, clothes,
books & misc. hardware. Rain can-
cels. ltp 4/11

^ Yard Sale, Friday and Saturday,
8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at 2001
Garrison Ave. Twin bedstead, clothes,

I want to buy a wheelchair in
good condition. Reasonable please.
* Phone 227-2124. ltc 4/11

LOST: Brown floral print sofa
cushion between Port St Joe and
.White City. Call 827-2800.

Small white male poodle, lost in
vicinity of east end of Americus St. No
collar. Call 647-'092. Itc 4/11

Top of the Gulf Restaurant &
Lounge, 42nd St. & Hwy. 98, Mexico
SBeach. Now hiring cooks, waitresses/
waiters and bus boys. Apply in person
after 3:30 p.m. No phone calls.

Secretary: Gulf Co. Guidance
Clinic, Inc. is accepting applications
for a secretary. Duties include: typ-
ing, answering phones, filing, -record-
keeping. Min. req.: H.S. dipl. or
equiva., typing at least 40 wpm, HRS
screening. Must be personable and re-
late well to public. Applicants with
Sexp. given preference. Monthly salary
plus excellent fringe -6niefits. ;Apply
'before 5/3/91 to: Edwin R. Alles,
Exec. Director, G.C.G.C., Inc., 311
Williams Ave., P.S.J., FL 32456. EOE.
2tc 4/11

Temporary Summer Employ-
ment with the Private Industry
Summer Youth Employment
Counselor, 10 weeks position.
Employability Skills Instructor,
2-3 weeks, from $8.12 per hour.
Instructor for remediation pro-
gram (CCC instructor preferred) 7-8
weeks, $10.00 per hour.
Send resume and letter of appli-
cation to: Florida Panhandle PIC, P.
0. Box 2238, Panama City, FL 32402.
EOE ltc 4/11

Dentist Foren./Corr. pos.
#024448. Bi-weekly salary range:
"-$1,862.34 to $3,250.49. Closing date
Minimum qualifications: licen-
sure as a dentist in accordance with
Florida Statute 466.
Please contact: Janet Dykes, Per-
sonnel Manager, P. 0. Box 2000,
Blountstown, FL 32424. Itc 4/11

Gulf Co. Association for Retarded
Citizens is accepting applications for
the social services position of Case-
manager. This full time position re-
quires a BA or BS degree from an ac-
credited college or university and 1 yr.
professional experience in health,
counseling, social work, rehab, servic-
es, or related field. Job description,
qualifications, and application may be
obtained from GCARC office at 200
Peters St., Port St Joe. Closing date
for accepting applications is April 18,
1991, at 4:00 PM. This program is
S funded by Dept. of HRS Developmen-
tal Services. EOE. 2t 4/11

Fork lift operator, experience
helpful but not required for right per-
son. Apply in person, Marquardt's
Marina, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach, Fl.
ltc 4/11

Tackle sales person & sales clerk,
knowledge of fishing tackle and boat-
ing helpful, but not required for right
person. Apply in person Marquardt's
Marina, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach.
ltc 4/11

Waitress wanted, part day days
and nights. Apply in person. Linda's
Restaurant, 302 4th St. tfc 4/4

Trained computer operator
needed for office work. Must have ex-
perience in meeting the public and a
knowledge of bookkeeping. Contact

ERA Parker Realty, 648-5777.
tfc 4/4

Nursing assistants needed, all
shifts. Bay St. Joseph Care Center.
Call 229-8244. tfc 4/4

HIRING. $16,000 $72,000/yr. 1-
805-564-6500 ext. GB5363 for imme-
diate response. 4tp 3/28

POSTAL JOBS $11.41 to $14.90/
hr. For exam and application informa-
* tion call 219-769-6649 ext. FL-171 9
a.m. 9 p.m. 7 days. 8tp 4/11


Sun & Sand
Mobile Home Park (386-A)
1100N. 15th St.,
Mexico Beach. FL 32410
Call (904) 648-8201 4/4

2 bedroom, partially furnished
with deck. St. Joe Beach. Call 227-
1535. tfc 4/11

2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 story house
w/sundeck & satellite dish on St.
Joe Beach. A/c and heat, 6 month
lease min. $400 month plus security
deposit Call 647-8702 or 229-6457.
4tp 4/11

One bedroom apartment for rent
on 8th St. Call 229-6933. 1tc 4/11

One bedroom furnished, air con-
ditioned, carpeted, apartment, 1505
Monument Ave. tfc 4/4

OFFICE SPACE, 2 offices, in-
cluding all utilities & cleaning service.
Call George at 229-6031. tfc 3/28

Storage or shop space for rent.
Mexico Beach. 648-5191. tfc 4/4

Apartment for rent, 1 bdrm. fur-
nished at 1508 1/2 Long Ave. $175
per mo. $100 damage deposit. Phone
after 5:30, 229-6825. tfc 4/4

60' furnished trailer, 5 miles
from Overstreet Bridge on hwy. to
Wewa. 648-5306. tfc 4/4

Nice, clean 14'x52' trailer, unfur-
nished on St. Joe Beach. No pets.
647-5361. tfc 4/4

One small trailer and studio
apartment. Furnished. Call 647-8481.

2 bdrm. furnished trailer, depos-
it, lease, no pets. Call 648-8211 after
6 p.m. tfc 4/4

Mexico Beach, small trailer, $55
weekly; utilities & cable tv included,
small deposit and tax required. Travel
trailer, $65 weekly, cable TV, etc. No
pets, adults only, 648-8289.

Mobile home lots for rent, located
in Mexico Beach. 648-5476.
Mobile home lots. City water and
garbage fee included. Rustic Sands
Campground, 648-5229. tfc 4/4

* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom. apartment, washer/
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.

Office Space for Lease: Spa-
cious, clean, well located office in con-
venient part of town. Lease required.
Call 227-7378 or come by 322 Long
Avenue. tfc 4/4

Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 4/4

No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/90

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 4/4

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 SLt.
Joe, FL 229-8723. tfc 4/4

Immediate Openings: Calhoun
Correctional Institution located in
Blountstown, Florida on the pristine
Apalachicola River, within 1 hr. drive
of the Gulf of Mexico and the state
capitol, is currently recruiting for Sr.
Registered Nurse-F/C positions.
Salary range, $1,072.69-
$1,349.94 (salary range negotiable).
Optional salary incentives include:
$80.00 bi-weekly shift differential, 1
1/2 overtime pay, on-call duty pay,
on-site mobile home space for a cost
of $2.00 per month, with water, sew-
erage, and lawn maintenance provid-
ed free.
Additional benefits: Retirement
paid by the State of Florida, excel.
State Health Insurance Coverage at
reduced premium cost. Special dental
health coverage and rates. Twenty six
(26) paid annual and sick leave days,
ten (10) paid holidays. Free continu-
ing educational courses offered by
State University $500 annual allow-
ance for job related professional de-
velopment courses.
Minimum qualifications: license
as a registered professional nurse in
accordance with Florida Statute 464

or eligible to practice nursing in ac-
cordance with Fla. Administrative
Code 210.8.27 and 1 yr. of profession-
al nursing experience; or a bachelor's
degree from an accredited college or
university with a major in nursing
and licensure as a registered nurse in
accordance with Florida Statute 464
or eligible to practice nursing in ac-
cordance with Fla. Administrative
Code 210.8.27.
Please send a State of Florida ap-
plication to:
Personnel Office, Calhoun Cor-
rectional Inst, P. 0. Box 2000,
Blountstowh, FL 32424.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Op-
portunity Employer. tfc 4/4

BID NO. 90091-18
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in pur-
chasing the following described personal property:
1-IBM copier Series III
Type 6808-001, Model 60
Serial Number 40-6808-35-0146188.
Features Include: 70 copies per min-
ute, automatic feed, and a 20 bin sort-
er, provides functions for lighter or
darker copies, duplexing, alternate
paper size, reduce to 1 or 2. separate,
collate, and to Interrupt
*Terms and conditions on file In the
Clerk's Office.
Delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver unit
on specified date will be set at $25.00 per day.
Please indicate on your envelope that this is
a sealed bid, the bid number, and what Item the
bid Is for.
Bids will be received until 7 o'clock a.m.,
eastern time, on April 23, 1991, at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gulf County Court-
house, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe. Florida
The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
BY: /s/ James E. Creamer, Chairman
Publish: April 4 and 11, 1991.
CASE NO. 91-01
CIATION OF PORT ST. JOE, a Florida corporation
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1, 1991. and
entered in Civil Case No. 91-01 of the Circuit
Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida. In and for Gulf County, wherein
will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the front
door of the Gulf County Courthouse in Port St
Joe, Florida at 11:00 a.m. EDT on the 26th day of
April, 1991, the following described property as set
forth In said Final Judgment. to-wit:
Commence at an Iron pin at the NE
comer of the SW 1/4 of Section 36,
T4S. RIOW. and run E 378.3 ft;
thence turn R running Southeasterly
1170.8 ft.; thence turn R running W
35.75 ft. to the W R/W line of SR 71;
thence turn L and run Southeasterly"
468.77 ft; thence turn R and run W
along the N R/W line of SR 386 for
166.67 ft; thence turn R and run N
142.4 ft.; thence turn L and run W 50
ft: thence turn R and run N 10 ft to
the POB; thence continue the line last
described running N for 60 ft.; thence
turn L and run W for 65 ft.; thence
turn L and run S 60 ft; thence turn L
and run E 65 ft to the POB;
Lot 41 In Lester's Subdivision also de-
scribed as: Commence at an Iron pin at
the NE corner of SW 1/4 of Sect 36.
T4S, RIOW, and run East 378.3 ft to'
center of SR 71; thence SE along cen-
ter of SR 71 for 1170.8 ft; thence W
35.75 ft. to West Side (West R/W line)
of said SR 71; thence In a Southerly di-
rection along West R/W of ad. road for
348.77 ft: thence continue in the same
direction for 120 ft which is the SE
corer of the Glenn Store lot; thence
run West along the North R/W line of
SR 386 for 166.67 ft for POB. this be-
ing the SW corner of Lot 42 of Lesters
Subdivision; thence run W along said
R/W of SR 386 for 60 ft.; thenceNorth
92.4 ft; thence East 60 ft: thence
South 92.4 ft to the POB.
Lot 41 and the West 50 ft of Lot 44
and Lot 45 of the unrecorded plat of
Lester Subdivision Section 36, T4S,
RIOW, Gulf County, Florida.
3.9 acres, more or less, at Willis Land-
ing described as: Beginning at the cen-
ter of SR No. 381 at a point on the
West line of the NE 1/4 of SE 1/4,
Section 7, T6S, R8W, and run S. along
said Forty line for 216.65 ft; thence
run due East for a point of
beginning thence run South 330 feet
to the S uine of above mentioned Forty;
thence run East 132 ft; thence run
North 330 It; thence run West 132 ft
to the POB, less and excepted 50 ft R/
W through the center of said lot ofland
deeded by grantor to Gulf County, Flor-
Ida and lot lying and being In the S 1/
2ofS 1/2 of NE 1/4 ofSE 1/4 of Sect
7, TBS, RSW, Gulf County, Florida.
Beginning at the center of SR 381 at a
point of te West line of the NE 1/4 of
SE 1/4 Section 7, T6S, R8W and run
South along said Forty line for 216.65
ft; thence run due East for 660 ft. for
a POB; thence run South for 330 ft to
the South line of said Forty; thence
run East 132 ft.; thence run N 330 ft;
thence run West 132 ft. to the POB,
less and accepted 50 ft R/W through
the center of said lot of land deeded by
grantor to Gulf County, Florida. for a
county road.
Beginning at the center of SR 381 at a
point on the W line of the NE 1/4 of SE
1/4, Section 7, T6S, R8W, and run S
along said Forty line for 246.65 ft;
thence run due E for 528 ft for a POB;
thence run South 300 ft; thence run
East 132 ft; thence run North 300 ft;
thence run West 132 ft to the POB.
Beginning at the center of SR 381, at a
point on the W line of the NE 1/4 of SE
1/4, Sect 7, T6S, R8W, and run S
along said Forty line for 216.65 ft.;
thence run due E for 528 ft to the
POB; thence run South 330 ft to the S
line of the above mentioned Forty;
thence run East 132 ftL: thence run
North 330 ft; thence run West 132 ft
to the POB, less and except a 50-ft R/
W trough the center of said lot of land
deeded by grantor to Gulf County, Flor-

Beginning at the center of SR 381 at a
point on the W line of the NE 1/4 of SE
1/4. Sect 7, T6S, R8W and run S

1983 Datsun 280Z, $3,500 obo.
Call 648-8334. Itc 4/11

1983 full-size Ford Bronco, auto.
4-wheel drive, pw, pb, ps, color tan.
Good shape. Call 229-8361.
tfc 4/11

1988 Ford F150 XLT Lariat, fully
loaded, red in color, 22,000 miles.
Make offer. 229-8474, 1908 Cypress
Ave. ltc4/11

1984 Jeep Cherokee, 60,000
miles, 4 wheel drive, 4-dr., 5 sp. man.
tran., a/c, am/fm cassette deck, p.s.,
p.b., 4 cyl. engine. Call 229-8315 af-
ter 5 p.m. 4tp 4/4

1986 Chevy 4x4, p.s., p.b., a.c.,
auto. with overdrive. $5,000. 647-
8702. 4tp 4/4

1991 R/S Camaro, assume pay-
ments (St Joe Papermakers Credit
Union). 227-1192 evenings.
tfc 4/4

1984 Ford F-150 pickup, at, ps,
pb. ac, camper shell, running boards,
good tires, less than 50K miles.
$5,000 obo. 647-5142. 3tc 4/11

1976 Jeep CJ5, excel. condition.
639-5108. 4tc 3/21

1990 Toyota pickup, ac, am/fm
cassette, bed liner, aluminum wheels,
tinted glass, 10,060 miles. 229-6460
after 5 p.m. tfc 3/14

along said ;Forty line for 216.65 ft.;
thence run due E for 1188 ft. for a
POB; thence run S for 330 ft. to the S.
line of said Forty; thence runE 132 ft.;
thence run N 330 ft;.: thence run W
132 ft. to the POB, less and excepted
50 ft.I through the center of said lot of
land deeded by grantor to Gulf County,
Florida for a county road.
DATED this 1st day of April, 1991.
By: Tbnya Knox
Deputy Clerk
Publish: April 4 and 11. 1991.
CASE NO. 91-24
CIATION OF PORT ST. JOE, a Florida corporation
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Fi-
nal Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1, 1991,
and entered in Civil Case No. 91-24 of the Circuit
Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida. in and for Gulf County, wherein
WAYNE FREEMAN is the Defendant, I will sell to
the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the
Gulf County Courthouse In Port St. Joe, Florida at
11:00 a.m. EDT on the 26th day ofApril, 1991, the
following described property as set forth in said Fi-
nal Judgment, to-wit:
Lot One (1), Block Three (3), Yon's Ad-
dition to Beacon Hill, according to an
official plat thereof on file in the Office
of the Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf
County, Florida.
DATED this 1st day of April, 1991.
By: /s/ lbnya Knox
Deputy Clerk
Publish: April 4and 11, 1991.
Persons wishing to file as candidates In The
City of Port St. Joe election to be held May 14,
1991 for the following offices:
' Commissioner, Group I
Commlasioner, Group II
"Candidate Qualifying Period" will begin April

17, 1991 at 12:00 p.m. and end April 24, 1991 at
12:00 noon. Forms for filing are available In the
Supervisor of Elections Office, Gulf County Court-
house, Port St. Joe, Florida.
By: /s/ LA Farris
City Auditor-Clerk
Publish: March 21 and 28, April 4, 1991.
CASE NO. 90-219

Whose last known residence is:
Route 2, Box 47-A
Florida Avenue
St. Joe Beach, Florida 32456
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage on the following property in Gulf
County, Florida:
Lot Five (5), Block Twenty-six (26), Unit
Number Two (2), Port St Joe Beach.
according to the official plat thereof on
file in the office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, Gulf County. Florida.
1986 Woodside Mobile Home being 14
feet In width, and 58 feet In length and
bearing Identification number
has been filed against you, Tyndall Federal Credit
Union, and all other persons in possession of sub-
ject property, and you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, If any, to It on:
J. Patrick Floyd PA., Plaintiffs attor-
ney whose addreIs:
J. Patrick Floyd, PA
408 Long Avenue
Post Office Drawer 950
Port SL Joe, Florida 32456
(904) 227-7413
on or before April 22, 1991, 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.
DATED this the 18th day of March, 1991.
By: Tbnya Knox
Deputy Clerk

408 Long Avenue
Post Office Drawer 950
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(904) 227-7413
Publish: March 21,28, April 4 and 11. 1991.

CASE NO. 91-58
IN RE: The Marriage of
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution
of Marriage has been filed against you. You are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defenses, If
any, to the action on Petitioner's Attorney, whose
name and address is CHARLES A. COSTIN, Post
Office box 98, Port SL Joe, Florida 32456, on or
before April 30, 1991 and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service on Peti-
tioner's Attorney or immediately thereafter; other-
wise a Judgment will be entered to the relief de-
manded In the petition.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on
March 22, 1991.
By: /s/ bnya Knox
Deputy Clerk
Publish: March 28, April 4, 11, and 18, 1991.
The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) Is
accepting nominations for County Committee elec-
tions for Calhoun, Gulf and Liberty county(les).
This notice Is Issued to Inform eligible voters of the
right to nominate candidates by petition. Copies of
th petition and instructions on its completion can
be obtained from your local FmHA office.
Persons nominated should have an Interest
In a farm as an owner, tenant, or sharecropper
within the county or area In which activities of the
county or area committee are carried out They
must be citizens of the United States or aliens law-
fully admitted to the United States for permanent
residence, and be well qualified for committee
work. Spouses of those persons who meet the eligi-
bility criteria are also eligible for nomination for
election to the county committee. Nominations
must be received In the local FmHA office at P.O.
Box 508, Blountstown, Florida 32424 no later
than May 9, 1991. FmHA committee elections are
open to all eligible voters without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, age, political affilia-
tion, marital status, sex and/or handicap.
Publish: April 11. 1991.

S\ LLEMORE Corner 10th Street and U.S. Hwy. 98.

I REAL ESTATE Mexico Beach, FL 32410
INC. (904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478


PortSt. Joe, 2011 Juniper Ave.:
Walking distance to schools &
churches, 3 bd., 2 ba., appli. & fp,
fenced back yd. $69,000.
Mexico Beach: 16th St. Iot,1/2
block to beach, $23,500.

310 Maryland Ave.: Mobile home on very ig. lot,
split plan, 2 bd., 2 ba., deck, screen porch, fenced,
a quiet area, $36,400.
1500 ft. from the gulf on Hwy. 3868 3 bd.. 3 be.

605 Marand ve. 2d., 2b. mobile home
screen pcdfL oerG 1ir ,1.00.
315 Robin Lane: 3 bd., 2 ba., sunken liv. rm. with
fireplace, carport, landscaped, good price, $70,000.
508 Georgia Ave.: Vacan t with power pole and
septic tank, partially cleared, $17,500.
37th SL, Brittle #21 & #22, 2 bd., 2 ba., excel., ren-
tals, completely furnished, just steps to pier & gulf.
$63,000 each.
Brittle #15, 37th St. Completely furn., 2 bath, 2 bd.,
townhome, close to Gulf. $63,000.
Prime location for fishermen and beach lovers,
126 Mramanr Dr. Canal front w/dock, walk to
beach, completely furnished, owner built, 3 bd., 2
ba. single family residence. $215,000.
Pier Road, 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba., sunken liv. rm., deck w/
great view, $73,500.
Grand Isle, Quality built 4 bd., 2 ba. w/stone fire-
place and cathedral ceiling, modem kitchen w/oak
cabinets, 2 car garage on 2 lots. $106,000.
Corner of Louisiana & Georgia: Call to see this
comfortable 2 bd., 1 ,aggetnly furnished cot-
tage on Ig., level lot. ICWli lng. $37,000.
Pier Road: 2 bd., 2 ba. townhome, furnished, excel-
lent rental investment. $64,000.
Texas St., 100x108' vacant lot w/1050 gal septic
tank in place for 3 bd. home. $12,500.
Georgia Ave. Quality built "Peachtree Tall Oaks'
mobile home, 2 bd., 2 ba., w/new 3 ton air cond.,
landscaped, deck, $39,500.
8th St: Approx. 3 acres, reduced to $160,000.
20 acres in Mexico Beach area, only $75,000.
Grand Isle location, like new 3 bd, 2 ba. custom
bult home. Dbl garage, great room in quiet area.
100'+. waterfront with 66' +- across highway.
Zoned commercial.
C IMramar Dr, cMnalfront townhome, very nice, to-
tally turn., 2bd., 2 bae w/dock, $110,000.
127 Miramar Dr.: beachelde duplex, great view, 8
yrs. old, 2 bd., 1 ba e. a side, Ig. tile screen porch,
util. rm., paved parking, possible owner financing,
furnished, $140,000.
Corner of 386 & U.S. 98. Uniquel On bluff over-
looking the Gulf. Well kept furnished stucco con-
crete block home. 3 bd., 2 ba., great room w/
fireplace, dbl. caiport. A must see for $114,000.
4th & Fortner: Great view, spacious home w/big
deck, ig. liv. rm w/fp, fam. rm., dr, kit. w/appli., new
carpet & tile. 3 bd., 2 ba. master bath has drawing
area w/walk-in closet. PLUS 2 bd. fumn. apartment,
Owner Anxious. $95,000.
313 Hatley Dr.: 3 bd., 2 ba. brick & frame home, Ig.
double garage, quiet street, good buy. $59,000.
Corer of 13th & Hwy. 98, vacant lot, zoned for
business, 90'x190', $120,000.
Robin Lane: Vacant lot, owner anxious, $10,000.
Sea St.: 1 corner lot with adjoining lot, vacant,
zoned for mobile homes. $28,500 total for the two.
37th SL, 2 bd., 2 ba. townhome, end unit, beautiful-
ly furnished, near pier, OWNER ANXIOUS,
$69,500, make offer.
37th St, Vacant lot, 75'x100; nice building lot,
close to beach, pier, beachside, $59,900.
37th St., close to pier: Comfortable 2 bd., 1 1/2
ba., townhome, great getaway, $76,000.
1810 Hwy. 98, 3 bd., 3 ba. 2 story, screen porch,
partially fenced. Good future investment, $60,000.
Reduced to $85,500.
41st St. Beachalde: Unit in four plex. Neat as a
pini Furnished, 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. Very affordable,
117 40th St. Apt. 2: 2 bd., 1 be., furnished, dose
to beach, Reduced to $37,900, make offer.
Hwy. 98: Great buy for home across street from
beach. Nice 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhomes, fumished:
$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, $49,500.
12th St. Business Center: commercial lot 2nd
from highway. $35,000.

4th Ave. & 3rd SL, Newly remodeled & redecorat-
ed 3 bd., 1 ba. home on 3 lots. $69,000. Call for de-
2nd Ave. & 4th St.: 2 lots 50Wx100 each, cleared,
$22,500 for both.
Choose 1 of 2 lots available., comer of 3rd St. & 4th
Ave. or comer of 3rd St. & 3rd Ave. $13,500 ee.
Faulk & Lucli-Large vacant comer lot 120'xlOO',
zoned for homes, short distance to beach. $15,000.
6th St, 2 ig. vacant lots zoned for houses, $32,000
4 wooded lots, $20,000.
1985 double wide 3 bd., 2 ba. mobile home in the
center of 3 lots. $42,900.
Lovel wetdrfront d lx: tbd., 1 1/2 ba. each
side"' o;.e 40,94'1 6" A"
to $5, e dea. a
3rd Ave.: Nice 14x60' Scot 1984 mobile home, 2
bd., 1 ba. custom built masonite siding, shingle
roof, other extras. $35,000.

Beachkiont townhome, Mexico Beach. 2 bedroom,
2 1/2 bath, fully furnished, 488,59. Reduced to

Ellen F. Allemore, Broker
Dot Craddock 648-5486
Joy Holder 648-8493
Brenda Lynn 648-8215
John Maddox- 648-8899
Margaret Hale 648-5659

Townhome 9709. Beachfront townhome, nicelyfur-
nished, swimming pool & tennis court privileges.
Seashores #1 end i3, Beautiful 3 d., 2 1/2 ba.,
unit wlireplaoe, gotl W L), et space, un-
fumn., $125,000. -
Cortez St End Triplex at St Joe Beach: Lg. 3
bd., 21/2 ba., covered deck, good layout, fireplac-
es, $122,900-$129,000. Two units.
Gulf Aire Townhome: 9733, Waterfront, 2 bd., 2
1/2 be., nicely and completely furnished, $95,000.
9813 Hwy. 98: Absolutely beautiful 3 bd., 2 1/2 ba.,
9815 Hwy. 98: Lovely 2 bd., 21/2 ba., furnished,
9821 Hwy. 98: beautiful 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba. townhome.
$98,500 unfumishea, $105,000 finished.

Gulf Aire Dr.: multi-family or single family lot,
Gulf Aire Dr.: Comer lot with view of water,
Gulf Aire Dr.: 2 lots available. $17,000 ea,
Gulf Airl Dr.: Fadcing gulf, unobstructed view, va-
cant lot, good buy, $45,000.
305 Gulf Aire Dr. Gorgeous gulf view, 3 bd., 2 ba.
brick home, dbL garage, reasonably priced,
Prime Lot facing the gulf, 60x180, $50,000.
Beacon Road: Nice vacant lot, $22,500.
Sea Pines Dr. Vacant SGLD,000.
Beacon Road, good vacant lot, $22,500.
Nice residential lot, $17,900.
Gulf Aire Drive: Good single family vacant lot,
Beacon Road: One large single family lot $19,500.
309 Buccaneer Road: Beautiful wooded vacant lot
close to pool & tennis courts. $22,500.
Gulf Aire Drive: Multi or single family vacant lot,
sewer tap pd., Readyl $17,200.
Block E, PeriwInkldea- ipsingle family lot,
slowtrafficarea, $22, L U
Buccaneer Dr.: Extra ig. vacant lot, beautiful trees,
low traffic area, $35,000.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Close to pool & tennis courts, vacant
lot, $21,500.
Beacon Road: Vacant lot, good location, $19,500.
Periwinkle Dr.: Vacant lot, located in slow traffic
area, $19,500.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Vacant lot dose to tennis court &
pool area. $22,800.
419B Gulf Aire Dr.: Stucco 2 bd., 1 be. garage and
fully fenced back yard. Lots of TLC shown here,
125 Gulf Aie Dr.: Nice wide decks, unobstructed
gulf viewl Beautifully landsoapedl Distinctive de-
sign. Well built 4 bd., 3 ba., family rnl.p. and liv.
rmrfp., storm shutters, many amenities. $250,000.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Triplex, two 3 bd. 2 be. units and one
1 bd., 1 ba. unit, very nice, good investment, all 3 at
$155,000 or will sell individually for $69,900 ea 3
bd. units & $34,900 1 bd. unit.
Gulf Aie Drive: 2 triplexes 1 bd. w/loft each, total
of 6 units, fumished. $38,900 ea.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, 3 bd., 2 ba. ea. side, excel.
construction. $69,900 per unit.
Gulf Aire Dr.: Duplex, triplex or single family vacant
lot, $22,900.

348 Gulf St: 2 bd., 1 ba. mobile home. New carpet
& sub flooring, furnished, nice lot, $25,000.
230 Santa Anna St Home for family or weekend
living, liv., dining rm, kitchen, 2 ig. bd., 2 ba., wrap-
around deck. Level landscaped yard wAirees, septic
system allows another bedroom. $65,000.
Corner of Canal & Alabama. Partially furnished
clean, well-main-tained 3 bd., 2 ba. double wide,
carport, nice yd. w/fruit trees & shade trees.
St. Joe Beach, Senta Anne St 1/2 block to beach,
3 bd., 1 ba. stilt home, partially furnished, concrete
pad underneath, nice deck, $65,000.
Gulf SL 5 bdl, Jarp r?,hg ElV%1cent 2
lots. Suiable Ifj, sU fiuced.
or may be sold separately.
Selma St: Vacant lot with drive, 75x150, $44.800.
Large home, best construction. 4 bd., 2 ba. up-
stairs; 2 bd., 1 ba., 1/2 ba., 1/4 ba. downstairs, plen-
ty of deck, gorgeous view $162,000.
Corner of Americus & Selma, 3 lots available, 2 at
$14,000 aa. & I at $15,500. Owner financing.
Coronado & U.S. 98: Unobstructed gulf view. Co-
ronado #4, 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, ch&a, total
elec., NICEI $76.8609 Reduced to $69,500.
Pineds St. 4 lots in first block to beach, $20,000

Hwy. 98, between Pine & Canal Streets: Lot,
beautiful view, Reduced to $25,000.
Columbus St., nicely furnished 3 bd., 2 ba. mobile
home, 1 1/2 blocks to beach, $40,000.
St. Joe Beach, Coronado #7, 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba.
townhome, unrestricted gulf view, furnished, nice.
Reduced to $65,000. Make offer.
Corner Santa Anna & U.S. Hwy. 9. 4 bd., 2 ba.
or possibly could be converted into 2 rental units.
Hwy. 98 between Balboa & Magellan. Develop-
ersl 3/4 of block plus 1 lot. Look to the future. Su-
per investment. $330,000.

Corner of Court & Alabama, St. Joe Beach: New
frame stilt home, 2 bd., 1 ba., livJdin./kitchen com-
bo, nice deck, fumished, oh/a. $70,09. Reduced
to $69,500.
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.
Coronado Townhomes: 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba., dedicat-
ed beach. Unobstructed view. Al amenities. Fur-
nished $84,900; unfurnished $74,500.
3 lots Pineds St: 1st block Reduced to $46,500.
Between Coronado & Balboa St.: 50' lot on Hwy.
98. Reduced to $30,000.

139 Westcott Circle Almost new 3 bd., 2 ba.
home, fp, 1g. bdrms., whirlpool tub in master bath. 2
storage bldgs. Screen enclosed patio, pool & walk-
way to pool. Landscaped yd. & back yard privacy
fenced. Shallow well. Looking for a nice home, you
must see this $118,000.
1101 Constitution Dr.: Bayfront lovely 2 story,
beautiful view, 3 bd., 1 1/2 bae., Ig. lot. Was
$426,G98, reduced to $89,000.
White City: 3 bd.,.1 ba. home. approx. 1/2 acre, re-
cently renovated, attractive yard.
1402 Long Ave.: 2 bdJ1 be. home on comer, re-
cently improved & ready for occupancy. Included
are 2 rental units, 2 bdJ1 ba. each, all for $62,500.
206 10th St.: 3 bd., 1 ba. home, new kitchen cabi-
nets, carport, near churches, nursing home.
510 8th SL: Live in 1 apartment and rent out 3 for
income. $48,900.
Howard Creek: Great fishing, year round living, 3
ba., 1 ba., mobile home, furnished, storage shed,
well, screened porch, $32,500. 1 Acre cleared.
WHITE CITY: Roomy 2 bd. home w/carport &
screen porches, on Volunteer SL, $26,500.
517 10th St.: Nice solid starter home, 2 bd., 1 ba.
on 2 1/2 lots. Room to expand. Reduced to
Corner Monument & Yaupon, Vacant lot in excel-
lent neighborhood. $20,000.
Ward Ridge, 104 Tapper Ave.: 3 bd., 1 1/2 ba.,
ch&a, pool, with 1/2 ba., partially fenced, $18,180.
Reduced to $62,000.
1314 Garrison Ave.: Nice 2 bd., 1 ba. home, on
big 1 1/2 lots w/chain link fence, attracively priced,
216 7th St.: Want room? 5 bd., 2 ba., 3 car carport,
fireplaces, farn. rm, screen porch, fenced, stor. rm.,
Oek Grove: 2 lots, mobile home w 3 bd., 2 ba.
Port St. Joe: Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. home. Stone
trim, stone f.p. in great rm, vaulted ceiling, double
garage, beautifully landscaped yard, excellent
1301 Constitution Dr.: Large & lovely 4 bd., 3 ba.
brick home, exclusive neighborhood, sep. bdrm. &
bath upstairs, Ig. den wibbq, excel, floor plan, many
amenities. Reduced to $165,000.
Highland View, 301 Hwy. 98. 3 bd., 2 ba. frame
home & a 2 bd., 1 ba. frame home w/trailer park,
commercial possibilities. $168,700.
2004 Juniper Ave.: Comfortable 3 bd., 1 1/2 bha
brick home, just redone, swimming pool, 1 1/2 lots,
good price, $85,000.
Marvin Avenue: Vacant lot, 75'x175', no back door
neighbors, $17,500.
HOWARD CREEK: 62'x130' vacant lot, $7,300.

Intracoastal Canal Frontage: Lot 1, 1.02 A -
$28,000; Lot 2, 1.08 A $28,000; Lot 3 1.35 A,
Intracoastal Canal front, 1 + acre with well and
septic tank, $20,000.
SUNSHINE FARMS on Hwy. 386.4 miles north of
Hwy. 98, 5.68 acres, $17,000.
SUNSHINE ACRES: 10 mi. from Mexico Beach,
2.1 acres, $12,000.
2 lots with septic tank approx. .5 acre, ready to
build, on county road 386, 3 miles north of Over-
street bridge, $11,000 ea. Owner financing availa-
1.9 acres on canal, $29,500.
Overstreet: Approximately 2 acres loaded wArees.
300' along west side of Daniels Rd.. $9,000.
Stilt home on 6 cleared acres. Master suite on top
floor, fp, new carpets, 2 bd., 2 ba., $75,000.
1/2 acre vecent lot on Hwy. 386, $,B09-. Reduced
to $5,000.
Hwy. 386 before bridge: 125' hwy. frontage. Vacant
lot, $5,000.
Sunshine Farms: 4.94 acres on main road.
Overstreet- Double wide mobile home, 3bd., 2 ba.,
approx. 1 acre, small pond, appliances included.
Sunshine Forms, approx. 4 mi. to beach, 3 acres,
545 S. Long Ave., Reace and quiet, 3 bd., 2 be.
Nice home & 5 acres, $85200.
Overstreet Hwy. 386 before bridge, 1.47 acres,
septic tank, light pole, well, $15,000.

Hwy. 71, near Honeyville. 2.5 acres wokler trailer,
Dalkelth: 2 high and dry 1/2 acre lots, wooded,
$4,800 eas.
WewaNltchka: 22 plus acres, wooded, pretty,
1988 doublewide mobile home on 3 lots, 7th St.
Custom features, deck, chain link fence, $33,000.
behind truss plant, Approx. 1 acre w/bldg. and 3
phase power to site. $33,500.

Private 100' on beach. 1.66 acres vacant property
$159,900. Make offer.






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