The star
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028419/03007
 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: July 22, 1993
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).
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000358020
oclc - 33602057
notis - ABZ6320
lccn - sn 95047323
System ID: UF00028419:03007

Full Text


4,~ w y T-

USPS 518-880





Port Authority secretary John Miller, presents plaques
to Amelia Tapper and Trish: Tapper Warriner at Tuesday's
ceremony. .

Amelia Tapper and Trish W rriner cut the ribbon offi- Thomas, Representative Robert Trammell, Warren Yeager
cially opening the George Tap er Bridge Tuesday after- and David Warriner. Tamara Laine, Chamber executive di-
noon. Witnessing the event wer' John Miller, Pat Grimes, rector and Port St. Joe Mayor Frank Pate hold one end of
Gene Martin [DOT official], Ra h Roberson, Senator Pat the ribbon.

400 Witness Ceremony

Senator Th omas Lauds

.*0 l '^ :' It was more of a memorial/testimonial to the late George
-..1. Tapper than it was a bridge dedication ceremony Tuesday after-
.... noon but according to state Senatbr Pat Thomas, that was be-
cause George Tapper nursed it through 10 difficult years in get-
.' "^ ting the project approved and finally on the way to reality.
A crowd of some 400 people gathered in the shade of a huge
tent to escape the 90 degree temperatures and 90% humidity to
S. ..pay homrnage to Tapper and dedicate the new highrise span,
named in his honor.
Chamber of Commerce president Ralph Roberson presided
over the dedication ceremony whjch was hosted by both the
Sehamber and the Port St-J. oe-i4;Autithority. R6berson'intro-
duced Senator Thomas and Reptesentative Robert Trammell,
Representative Robert Trammell, assisted by DOT both of whom spoke glowingly of Tapper and acknowledged the
spokesman Tommy Speights, untangle the veil covering the efforts put forth to make the new bridge a reality. Thomas made
bridge name plate. The veil refused to budge when it was the presentation to the Legislature in 1986, naming the bridge
tugged by Trish Warriner. for Tapper. He acknowledged the tremendous efforts of J C. Be-

Schpol Board 'Holding the Line

Salaries, Construction Needs, Push Mill Levy Up .3 of a Percentage Point

Tappers Untiring Efforts

lin, William J. Rish, Robert Nedley and St.. Joe Paper Company
for making the moves necessary at the proper time, to gain ap-
proval of the project by the State Department of Transportation.
'This is one of the very few. highlrise bridges .in the state
which is 75 feet above the high water mark. I unriderstand it was
due to Tapper's vision of the future which resulted in his insist-
trig on this clearance for water traffic," Thomas said. .
"Fifteen years ago. I stood near here and participated in a
ground-breaking ceremony for this bridge. Fifteen years is along
(See CROWD. of 400 Page 3)

The Gulf County School.
Board is, expecting to levy .3 of a
mill more in ad valorem .taxes for.
the coming budget year. reflecting
additional" expenditures during
thd next fiscal year. The School,
Board is expecting the largest ad-
ditional expenditure to be for ren-
ovation of the former vocational,
suite at Port, St. Joe High School
for. a new district office suite. This'
Move is being brought about by
having to vacate their headquar-
ters in the courthouse. This pro-
ject will be paid. for with State
Capital Outlay funds. .
Additional expenditures will
be for planning and architects, as
well as getting started wiih a pro-
ject to .renovate a wing of the,
High School, creating a Middle

The Port St. Joe City Com-
mission began the budget process
yesterday, by declaring its tenta-
tive village rate, for fiscal year
1993-94. Stressing the word "ten-
tative", the Commission adopted
a rate of 4.9908 inills for the new
budget, recognizing the fact they
can reduce the tax rate but can-
not increase it beyond this point,
without extensive hearings, ad-
vertising and justification of their
Last year's mill rate was
4.9703. This year's final estab-
lished rate is expected to be the
same or slightly lower.
Expecting a reduction of
about $1 million in taxable prop-
erty, the Commission has re-
ceived a designated "roll back
rate" of 4.9908 mills. The Com-
mission tentatively established
this figure as the tax rate at their
meeting yesterday at noon.
< Due to a reduction in the to:
tal taxable value of $1,048,290,
the roll back rate actually reflects

School complex. .
The only other major expendi-
ture increase over last year's bud-
geted Items, is in teacher salaries.
Funding for a pay increase grant-
ed at the end of the current year,
adds some $166,172 to the In-
struction portion of the financial
plan' .
Additional revenues will be
expected to meet the new expen-
ditures, from both ad valorem
taxes and from State sources.
Ad valorem taxes will be
pegged at a rate of 7.746 mills, as
opposed to' a rate of 7.4455 last
Year. This expected increase in-
the millage rate should bring in
an additional $51,731.' State
'funds are also expected. to in-

crease and the district Is budget-.
ing an additional $173,026. How-
ever this source of revenue hasn't-
.been very stable in the past two
or three years. .
Total revenues this year will
.be $9,849,049. showing an in-.
crease of $413-that's right,
$413- over the previous year. '
Expenditures are slightly dif-
ferent this year. .The Board is ad-
vertising their intention to pur-
chase three new school buses;
purchase new school furniture
-and equipment as well as county.
office furniture and equipment;,
and purchase additional equip-
ment, textbooks, consumable and
non-consumable instructional

"Our solid waste costs have increased from $200,000 five years ago
to. a half million dollars today. We're going to have to do something
about this within the coming year," Mayor Pate said. Solid waste is
something the City has to deal with, it won't go away according to
Mayor Pate.

an- increase of 0.0205 mills to
generate the same amount of rev-
enue from ad valorem taxes..
The budget for the new fiscal
year reflects some increased ex-
penses which the Commission ex-
pects to fund without an increase
in taxes. New expenditures in-
-$25,000 for the new Senior
Citizens Building.
-$20,000 reserve for compli-
ance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act.
-$40,000 for a new Reserve
'for Contingencies account.
-$63,207 for a new Cash
Carry Forward account.
-$26,705 to fund a pay in-
crease for City employees.
There is also $100,000 bud-

geted in the General Fund for in-
stalling central air conditioning
and heat in the Centennial Build-
ing. This expense will be funded
by a state grant.
The proposed budget "was
.prepared to fund reasonable ser-
vices at a reasonable level while
establishing adequate reserves to
fund the several items in the bud-
get without additional ad valorem
taxes," according to City Auditor
and clerk, Jim Maloy.
The biggest single expense for
the City this past year and ex-
pected to be next year as well, is
the solid waste program. Mayor
Frank Pate observed, "The solid
waste expense has grown from
$200,000 five years ago, to a half
million dollars today."

Other than the renovation ot
buildings for other purposes, the
largest increase in expenditures
is in the Instruction.budget item.
This item reflects a $166,172 in-
crease over the previous year. The
Instruction budget itemn has in-
creased from $5,636,285 to
Almost every other category
shows, a slight decrease-
administration, staff training and
maintenance. Plant maintenance
shows an $18,000 increase.
At the end of the budget year,,
the district will not have much
money left to begin the 94-95
school year.. Fund balances have
been set at $150,000, running
$100,000 closer to "empty" when
the fiscal year officially runs out.

S.. Port St. Joe High School Bandmaster

Bouington Is New

PSJ Bandmaster
Mitch Bouington, 25, was employed this week by the
Gulf County School Board to fill the position of Bandmas-
ter at Port St. Joe High School.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bouington, the Band-
master is a native of Port St. Joe, having spent seven years
in the band program before his graduation in 1985. After
graduation, Bouington received a music degree from Gulf
Coast Community College and then enrolled at Troy State
University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Music
Education degree. He received his Master of Music Educa-
tion this summer at Troy State. While a student at TSU, he
gained something besides music degrees. He also gained a
wife, Angela.
Bouington has reported to work and says he hopes to
restore the band to its past status of size and respect of the
community. "I remember when the community was proud
of the band. I was a part of it. I hope to get back to that
point," Bouington said.
The Bandmaster is pointing toward that goal by presid-
ing over a band camp beginning August 2, for members
and potential members of the Band of Gold.

Pate said the Commission is
considering some.changes in this
operation, designed to produce
more revenue to reduce the ne-
cessity for supplementing the op-
eration rith more tax money.
'We don't know yet what that
increase will be, but we're pon-
dering several avenues of relief,"
Pate said. Pate gave credit for
some of the increase in expenses
to the fact that many residents
throughout the County bring
their solid waste to Port St. Joe to
dump in public and commercial
The solid waste department is
running a tab of $539,815, with
approximately $200,000 being
borne by ad valorem taxes. Pate
said the Commission is looking at
every avenue of relief, Including
privatization of the garbage col-
lection service. 'To be perfectly
candid about the situation, we
are also looking at increased fees,
once a week pick-up and several
other avenues we may follow to
reduce tax expense," Pate said.


City Begins 93-94 Budget Preparation



--- Z

MiL-. _.. -



L' ~ Lw~ *Z Lw IW j L~LL- -- w- w'I- -L- --


Jaycees Were

'THE NOW DEFUNCT Port St. Joe Jaycees would be proud of
their organization if they were still operating. It was that small
but vocal group which made the most noise, in public, about the
need for a new bridge serving land traffic across the Gulf County
Canal at Highland View.
*They called to the attention of the general public the deplora-
ble condition of the old bridge. every time it would become stuck,
blocking traffic for hours on end. They'made sure The Star knew
about the matter of inconveniences to the general public, every
time it happened. They wrote letters, made phone calls, paid
visits to politicians and used the influence of their organization
to get a replacement for the cranky old draw bridge which served
the waterway crossing until June of this year. '
IT WAS THE LOCAL politicians and people of influence who
quietly-dropped a gentle nudge or threat here and there which fi-
nally got the feat accomplished of securing a new bridge.
But, the Jaycees, without a doubt, no arguments here, were
the "cheerleaders" for Gulf-.County which whipped up public
concern enough to give the pressure being applied sufficient,
public opinion approval to get the project accomplished.
It saddens us that we no longer have a Jaycee chapter here
in Port St. Joe. Their demise has left us with a dearth of young
leaders coming along to do the legwork which always needs done
and to fill leadership slibes on down the road. We never really
appreciated just how much the Jaycees prepared our young
leaders, getting them ready to serve.
WE GIVE OUR men of influence-past and present-in Port
St. Joe, credit. They were successful in securing the fine bridge
we enjoy so-much now. They used up their "points" with state of-
ficials. They went places and carried reams of facts with them.
They talked to officials and -they called on friendships. It's also
interesting to see that some of these present-day men of such in-
fluence, so much pull where it is needed, all these important
contacts and acquaintances; most of these men were a part of
the Jaycees when they were so active here in Port St. Joe.
We're glad the bridge is finally here. We appreciate the con-
venience of heading west and not dreading the crossing at High-
land View, where we have all been delayed so often. We would be
just as proud to see some of our young men band together and
get another Jaycee chapter started. We're going to need motivat-
ed young men in the future. Heck, we need them right nowl

IfIt Ain't Brok ..
THE GULF COUNTY Commission is voluntarily considering
the question of whether or not to re-apportion the commission
districts in the county. It's Florida law that every county in the
state is required to consider the internal change every 10 years.
Actually, it is required every first year after the decade has,
changed. The change must be considered or become a reality in
only odd numbered years to avoid clashing with the term of an
elected official.
Gulf County has gone through the throes of re-apportioning
twice and both times had to be drug kicking and screaming
through the process by the courts. To say that Gulf County has
resisted re-apportionment in the past is the understatement of
We don't know whether the realigning Is needed at this time
or not. We do know there is no burning movement inside the
county to do so. Actually the subject is sort of ho-hum at this
time. People are pretty satisfied with the alignment of the several
districts as they now stand. Some people ask why fix it if it isn't
broke. ..
IT IS REFRESHING to see the county government take upon
themselves, voluntarily, the task of examining the matter to de-
termine whether or not we really need an act of re-
apportionment. It isn't an easy task nor is it Just something one
does and nobody notices. Almost everybody is inconvenienced
for a period of time after re-apportionment. For instance, as one
Commissioner noted last week at their regular meeting, 'There
are still citizens who are unsure of which district they should
vote in."
This is true. The last time Gulf was re-apportioned was back
in 1985. That re-apportionment, too, was dictated by the courts.
Then just recently a mini re-apportionment was accomplished
with the voting precincts. causing turmoil again.
If we do, indeed, need to be re-apportioned, let's do it and get
it over with. If we don't find it absolutely necessary, let it alone!

SHunker Down with Kes\

I Wonder If John

ColbrtRemembers Miss Estine
.* '' *

. F

Johnlm Chambliss called the of-;
fice this morning. We had to put
him on hold to look up his re-
quested information.'
"John, sorry you were on
hold so long...."
"Oh, that's o.k.; I was listen-
ing to some kind of music."
I could tell by the emphasis
on "some kind" that more than
likely John D. wasn't enamored'
with whatever had been filling his-
I know where he was coming
from! I had no idea what he'd Just
been listening to, but I've had a
few "hold" experiences of my own.
I called a biological supply house
once, got put on hold and lis-
tened to bells being gonged for six
and a half minutes. It might not
a'been so bad, but they didn't
have but three bells-ding, dang.
dong; ding. dang, dong; ding, dang,
- dong--over and over and over-I

was near 'bout mesmerized. That
was twenty years ago. Today I lay
down to sleep and I can still hear,
those bells... And visions of dead
frogs floating in formaldehyde
leap to mind.
I hated to call Dr. Russell.
Mary Ruth would put you on hold
every time while she "sent out" for
your chart. They had something
that sounded Just like the eleva-
tor in that big, fancy hotel in
' Memphis that has the ducks run-
ning loose in the lobby. I never
actually stayed there, you under-
stand-we'd just drop by and try
to pick us off a duck for supper.
And Leon would stroll over to the
guy in the funny suit and say,
"Seven, James." "-'
We'd ride up feeling most :im-
portant. "Course, we'd walk back
down; we didn't want James to
get wise to us. Leon would ex-
plain why the ride didn't cost
nothing-"Listen, with music that
awful, they ought to pay you to
climb inside that boxl You'd think
in Memphis they'd have a little
Elvis or Chuck Berry or Jerry

Mary Ruth would come back
on the line, .'Kesley-"
"Seven. please."
I called that young dress
shoppe over in Mobile. Now, I
wouldn't want her to know this,
but lately. Cathy's clothes have
kind'a taken on an old look. I was
going to surprise her with some-
thing a little more hip. Well, actu-
ally, come to think of it, what she
actually needed was a little less
"Hey, dude, thanks for dial-
ing, could you hold a second?"
"Ma'am, this, is long dis--"
Too late. I'd done been push-
buttoned. Folks, you won't believe
what cameqver that line! I think
they had it plugged into rock sta-
tion KRAZ-Y. The bass player
was choking the lead singer who
was making no attempt to actual-
ly sing-he was Just hollering.
The drummer had jumped off the
stage and was beating the sax
player over the head with a rub-
ber chicken. I'm on long distance!
Nine minutes later, somebody
shot the drummer, the lead guy ,
was up two octaves, the young

lady hadn't been back, and I was.
thinking Cathy didn't look too !
bad in what she'd been wearing.
Click, it was over. Someone had
cut me offil Long distance NINE
MINUTES! If they had Just hung
up on me right off I wouldn't have
been so chapped....I looked at
that phone and had some bad
thoughts about young dress
shoppers, rock stations, lead sing-
ers, and fake chickens.
There is another side qof this.
coin, though I must admit it is
rather rare. You can get a good-.
"hold." Dial 1-800-624-6637 and .
you're talking to Western Athletic
Supply in Riverside, California.
-They put you on hold and Vin
Scully comes on with the play-by-
play description of the 1963
World Series. Sandy Koufax. is
pitching for the Dodgers. I try to
call about twice a week.
"Good afternoon, Western
"Ma'am, I don't kvant to order
a thing right now-But would you
just put me on hold for a few
minutes...." '
I felt like I should apologize if
John hadn't enjoyed our "hold"
music. "I'm sorry, maybe next
time we'll have Garth Brooks or
some old Johnny Cash." :
"Or Flatt and Scruggs."
Son-of-a-gun, turns out 'ole
John is a gentleman and a schol-
arl Anybody that remembers Lest-
er and Earl is A-O.K. in my book.
I wanted to ask him if he remem-
bered "Crying My Heart Out Over
(See KESLEY on Page 3)

Misery of
FLOODS IN THE middle por-
tion of the nation around the Mis-
sissippi River have been the talk.
of the nation for the past several
weeks. Before that, the subject of
conversation around these parts
was concerning the drought we
here in Florida found ourselves in
at the time.
But, things change, don't
they? In our case, the sunshiny
days gave way to the usual show-
ers during the early afternoon. No
more are we suffering from the
drought, although we can still
use some more rain [provided we
haven't had a deluge between the
time this was written and the
time you read it]
We are not accustomed to
having droughts around here and
I imagine a period of dry weather
bothers us nearly as much as a
period of too much rain does the
middle west. That's "too much" as
in not the "too much" they are
suffering through now. The kind

Floods Attract Attention of Everyone In the Nation

Etaoin Shrdlu

By Wesley Ramsey

of rain they are having in Iowa,
St Louis and all along the north-
ern section of the river would
cause anybody problems.
I WAS listening to a report
from New Orleans, where the di-,
rector of public works was being
interviewed concerning how the
people of New Orleans were pre-
paring for the flood waters when
they arrived at the Louisiana
City. After all, 500 miles of flood-
ing is enough water to cause any-
body concern.
The New Orleans official said
the people there weren't partlcu-

larly concerned about it. 'We can
take care of it with no sweat!" he
Imagine a section of the na-
tion capable of taking care of
enough extra water to make a
sixth Great Lake and hardly no-,
tice it!
The people of the Mississippi
flood plain area are having it
rough now. A hurricane is no
trouble at all compared to the
trouble the flood has caused
these people. Probably by the end
of the year, they will be praying
for a little rain, but they certainly
are not now.

S I REMEMBER THE first ex-
perience I ever, had with a flood;
and it wasn't really a personal ex-
perience at all. It was sort of a
second hand situation. I knew
4 some people who were stalled by
-, floods: and were in agony because
they couldn't continue their jour-
i ney with their route being
blocked by a river raging out of
its banks.
It was' back in Oklahoma
when I was a small boy of about
six or seven years of age.
We lived across the street
from 'a hastily erected frame
church building which had long
since ceased to be the host for
worship services. A couple had
been traveling through our town,
headed for California in a con-
verted hearse. They set up house-
keeping in that abandoned
church while they awaited the
floods along their way to subside.
I remember them so well be-
cause, to me, they seemed to be
so old. The mah was suffering

from tuberculosis which was why
they were going to California.
Every morning, right' after
breakfast, the woman would
cross the street to our house, to
-borrow our Tulsa Ddily World to
read the latest news about the
floods along their rout.e.
I don't know what ever hap-
pened to, those people. They even-
tually left and us boys had the
old empty church for a play-
ground once again. '

with a flood was here in Port st
Joe during a hurricane.
The hurricane struck at night
and was subsiding near 8:00 a.m.
the next morning. I had stuck it
out while my family had gone in-
land to safety. I was coming to
town to sort of check out the
damage and start doing a few
things to get. a paper out, when I
neared the Motel. I looked into
the Bay and saw the pier was
about gone in the high seas.,

which were continuing to rise.
The water was up on the land
close to the normal shoreline.
I headed for the office to get a
camera to niake some pictures of
the rough water and came direct-
ly back to 'photograph the break-
ing up of the pier. I hadnot been
gone more than flve or ten min-
.-During that time the water
had covered Fifth Street, nearly to
its intersection with Reid Avenue
and was pouring into the down-
stairs portion of the ,Motel; all in
that short time.
Floodwaters, especially hurri-
cane flood waters, can rise with
lightning quickness.
That was the time some of
the homes along Monument Ave-
nue were flooded; ruining furni-
ture, carpets, etc., and leaving a
smell which was hard to get rid
But, the water was gone in an
hour or so. It has hung around
for a while in the mid-west.

SUSPHS 518880 Send Address Change to In County-$15.90 Year In County-$10.60 Six Months
d Every Thursday at 304-308 WilliamAvenue880 The Star out of state-$20.00 Year Out of State-$15.00 Six Months
Push' et Thursd d day at 304-308 iast Office Box 308 Other Florida Counties-S20.00 Year + app. tax or $15.00 6 Months + app. tax
W Port St Joe, Florida 32456-0308 Post Office Box 308
by The Star Pubishing Cormpany
Second-Class Postage Paid at Port S. Joe, FL Port St. Joe, FL 32456-0308 TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertise-
Phone 227-1278 ments, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage fur-
Wesley R. Ramsey ......Editor & Publisher other than amount received for such advertisement.
William H. Ramsey........... Production Supt. SECOND-CLASS POSTAGE PAID The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thought-
e Sre Frenchie L Ramsey ..........Office Manager AT PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456-0308 fully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thor-
Shirley Ramsey ........ Typesetter WEEKLY PUBLISHING oughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.

St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
ii\ July 23 1:48 p.m. H 1.0 8:31 p.m. L 0.7
-< !' July 24 4:36a.m. H 1.1 3:57 p.m. L 0.6
: July 25 4:47 a.m. H 1.4 3:49 p.m. L 0.3
_.7 / / July 26 5:26 a.m. H 1.6 4:30 p.m. L 0.1
July 27 6:12 a.m. H 1.8 5:16 p.m. L -0.1
-i' July 28 7:11 a.m. H 1.9 6:09 p.m. L -0.1
July 29 8:01 a.m. H 2.0 7:00 p.m. L -0.1



1'mI'Rm zTAP DADI' Q"$-Y.d Dr T-3ITDjflaV JULY z') 1OOQ AI5U A



Wendell Campbell

A Reader's Contribution
A few weeks ago, my wife and daughter traveled to south Flori-
da on business. While there, my daughter mentioned to one of her
business associates that I wrote a column for our local newspaper.
The man immediately replied that he had some material, that I
might be interested in: a good item of interest for an article or two.
It's extremely hard to come up with an idea each week to write
about. Some weeks it's harder than others, especially when I've had
a busy and frustrating week like this one has been. I'm grateful to
all who 'give me ideas for articles. The interesting idea is the hardest
Below ae a few of the lines the gentleman sent Pne from Jupi-
ter. They ar. reprinted just as I received them, but space won't per-
mit writing all of them.
Sentences taken from actual letters received by the welfare depart-
1. I am writing to say that my baby was born two years old. When
do I get my money?
2. Mrs. Jones has not had any clothing for a year and has been
visited regularly by the clergy.
3. I can get no sick pay; I have six children, can you tell me why?
4. This is my eighth child, what are you going to do about it?
5. I am glad to report that my husband who was reported missing
is now dead.
6. Please find for certain If my husband is dead; The man I live
with now can't eat or do nothing till he-knows.
7. I am forwarding my marriage certificate and my three children
one of which was a mistake as you will see.
8. My husband got his project cut off two weeks ago and I haven't
had any relief since.
9. Unless I get my husband's money very soon, I will be forced to
live an immortal life.
10. You have changed my little girl to a little boy, will this 'make
any difference?
11. In accordance with instructions, I have given birth to twins in
the enclosed envelope.
12. I have no, money. I want money as soon as I can get it. I have
been in bed with the doctor for two weeks and he doesn't do me
no good; If things don't improve I will have to send for another,
I promise I didn't write one word of the above sentences. I ain't
that good a writer, is? I?

Bail Was Hard

To Raise for These

Jailbirds Monda
s on y

The Port St. Joe Unit of the
Arierican Cancer Society offers
thanks to those who participated
in their Jail and Ball activities
held this past Tuesday at Bad-
cock Furniture Store. Through
the generosity of merchants and
community members, pledges of.
$9.316.00 were fixade to the
American Cancer Society. This is'
Just short of the $10,000 goal set

- You" but i think he was in a hur-
I was Just thankful that I got
him on hold and then found him
again. These new phone systems
can lose a person if you're not
'You've got to. modernize4"
was the way the telephone com-
pany lady from New Orleans' put
it a year or so ago when we were
looking at different systems. 'Yes,
this is without question the best
telephonesystem ever made." She .
went on to describe the impulse
sensitive ultraviolet rays, the redi-
al, the .,call forward-waiting-
backwards, quick, efficient, less:
down time...."Without question,
this is the absolute best-"
"Ma'am," I figured I ought to
educate her a little, "this is not
the best system ever devised."
"My good man, our telephone
network, .programmable. 21st
century system has every feature
that's ever been invented. I'd like
to see you show me a system that
even remotely compares with

A 'Full House" filled the tent erected to offer respite
from the hot sun Tuesday afternoon as dignitaries and just

plain folks all gathered to dedicate the
Bridge after a 15 year wait.

Crowd of 400

time to wait for this ceremony. but we're here today to mark the
successful efforts or a man who has left his footprints through-
out Gulf County." Senator Thomas said.
After the words of dedication for the structure, an entourage.
headed by Amelia Tapper and Trish Warriner made their way to
the crown of the bridge to officially cut the ribbon, declaring the
George Tapper Bridge open to traffic.
Trish Tapper Warriner and her husband, David, unveiled a
plaque at the end of the bridge, carrying its name. One of the
plaques stands at either end of the bridge.
After the ribbon cutting, John Miller. secretary of the Port
Authority, presented Mrs. Tapper and Mrs. Warriner with


"om Page 1

plaques commemorating the dedication ceremonies. Trish War-
riner responded for the Tapper family, recalling the dreams her
father had for Gulf County and Port St. Joe and the fond memo-:
ries she had of Gulf County. 'Thank you. for the fine tribute you
have paid my father here today." she said.
The entire ceremony lasted less than 45 minutes, but no-
body seemed to mind the heat and dust the breeze was swirling
about the crowd assembled under the large tent. The traffic
didn't even become edgy for being held up 10 minutes for the
ribbon-cutting part of the ceremony. Once the ribbon was cut'
and traffic was allowed to cross the bridge, vehicles crossed in a
bumper-to-bumper stream for a full 15 minutes: attesting the:
very real need for such a facility on Highway 98. where the Gulf'
County Canal empties into St. Joseph Bay.

for the local unit
If you have not given your '93
donation please contact Phyllis
, Altstaetter, Myrtice Chason or
Lynda Bordelon. Monies given
will be used to help discover a
cure for the dreaded disease, can-
cer, to provide services to' com-c
munity members and help with
transportation, and medical sup-
plies for local residents.

from Page 2

ours" ..
"Ma'am, in 1956 I could pick
the phone up and say, "Miss Es-
tine, could. I speak to Bobby.
please?"- .
"Sure, Kes, you .boys getting
up a game today?" ..;
In three seconds Bobby was
on the line.
Miss Estine was the best
phone system ever devised-and'
she never put anybody on hold.

New Students"
Should Enroll
The 1993-94 school year be-,
gins on ,Thursday, August 12,
and all new students in grades 7-
,12 who have not previously regis-'
tered for classes are urged to
come by the Guidance Office at
the high school and do so. sum-
mer office hours are 8 a.m.-3
p.m., Monday-Thursday.

Shown, in the photo are jailbirds, floor sweeping County
Commissioner Michael Hammond, Danny's Sporting Good Dick
Schweikert and Big Barn Flea Market Earnest Thursby smiling with
confidence that they can raise bail.
. .. .-


)1i0sccun.t rccery

. **Bargain Prices**

Opening Friday, July 23

Monday through Saturday

8 .m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday 1 to 8 p.m.

Come by

and check us out!

Hwy. 77, Wewahitchka

For Take Out Orders, Call 227-1670

3 p.m. 9 p.m. Tuesday Sunda.
The World's Finest
*Clams "
"*Shrimp- .

Enjoy the best from St. Joseph Bay
and Indian Lagoon with us.


'Baseball season can be a bad break
for your house ... especially if one of your
windows takes a high, hard one
in the strike zone.

But don't worry. Come on in.
We'll give you fast relief, with replacement
glass cut to your measurements.
And step-by-step instructions for placing
your pane and putting perfectly.

We stock quality PPG Float Glass.




~J~3 ~Cr ~3~S~s~S~S ~ r3~~3~~ ~r r~ ~3~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~3 ~~3 ~ -~ ~s ~ ~ ~i ~ i~-~s ~-r~ ~ rf~ r~ ~ ~ ~ i~ ~ ~ ~3 ~3 Cr ~ ~r ~3

irjl~xr -&, A TAR. P 1.- W JN.. L *", W" ------- JULY 22. 1

Dream of Becoming Nurse

Is a Reality Through JTPA

The mission of the JTPA staff
at Gulf Coast Community College
and Haney Technical Center is to
lead its students toward higher
aspirations, higher expectations,
and higher performance in order,
to provide a competitive edge for.
the Florida Panhandle. As one
looks toward the year 2000, the
need for higher levels of analytical
and computational skills ,will be
made more profound with the
changing nature of Jobs.
In keeping with this mission,
JTPA served over 500 partici-
.pants in the classroom training
program. Many of these students
have completed training and are
successfully employed with comrn-
panies in Northwest Florida.
One example of a JTPA suc-
cess story is Drema Hess. Hess
was raised in Detroit's harsh in-
ner city. Determined to make life
better for herself and her four
children, she worked shoveling
asphalt in order to raise enough
money to move her family to Flor-
ida. During this move, her car
broke down in Mexico Beach, so
she decided to make it her home.
Hess' dream for the past 12
years was to become a nurse. Fi-
nally, last June, that wish came
True. She completed a satellite
course at Eastpoint on the Li-
censed Practical *Nursing Pro-
gram, sponsored by Haney Tech-
nical Center, which JIPA funded.
'When I found out that I met
JTPA's criteria and would be en--
rolled in the L.P.N. program, I.
cried. I knew that I would suc-
ceed because I wanted this so
bad,', revealed Hess.
Hess received the highest
clinical grade point average in her
class. She was also rated highest
Sin clinical performance, which in-
cludes actual hands-on-work
with patients, machines, chart-
ing, and documentation.
Now, she is employed as an
L.P.N. at Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. In thisposition, she cares
for 30 residents. She enjoys help-
ing the residents with their
"I always liked giving and
helping others--it feels good. It's

A -

t ..p...

AIlsha Lee Hooper

Got Me A Sister!
Bradley Hooper of Wewa-
hitchka would like to announce
the birth of his little sister. Alisha
Lee. Alisha was born Thursday.
May 27, at 7:44 p.m. She weighed
sIx pounds. ten /4 ounces, and
was 20 inches long. Her picture
was taken when she was two
days old.

Bradley and Alisha are the
children of Abigail and Michael
Hooper; the grandchildren of Lin-
da Porter of Summerville., South
Carolina: Rupert Porter of Loris,
South Carolina: and Carolyn and
Bobby Hooper of Wewahitchka.

Happy 42nd Birthday
Monday, July 19; 1993

like when a resident calls me and
I run to assist them, I feel wanted
and needed. You Just don't have
residents, you have a family. In
many cases, if they don't have rel-
atives, you are their family. The
elderly have taught me to be in
touch with my feelings and to
take my time-to enjoy life. I get a
lot of hugs and kisses from them
and that's what makes my .Job
worth it," said Hess.
Hess added, "I heard about
JTPA through an article I read in
The Star newspaper. My. JTPA
counselor, Sandle Scott, told me
all I needed to do to start my ca-
reer as an L.P.N. She also gave
me advice and helped me along.

Thanks to JTPA, my books, tui-
tion, and uniform were paid for."
Persons interested in obtain-
ing more information on the ben-
efits JTPA has to offer are to con-
tact Sandie Scott at (904) 229-
JTPA funds are made availa-
ble through cooperative agree-
ments' with area post-secondary
institutions in order to pay for
students' books and tuition. Ap-
plicants who meet JTPA'criteria
and are sponsored by JTPA may
attend occupational skills train-
ing at Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege or Haney Technical Center,
free of charge.

Sandie Scott, JTPA Counselor, Congratulates Drema Hess, LP.N.,X

Heialthy S-tart.

The Bay. Franklin. Gulf
"Healthy Start Coalition, Inc., has
begun its work to identify, risks
for pregnant women and infants
in the tri-county area. The Coali-
tion is holding two Retreats; at
GCCC on Wednesday, July 21,
from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and Monday,
July 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St.
James Episcopal Church, Port St.
Joe. Residents of each area are
invited to meet with Coalition
As part of Governor Chiles'
initiative, 30 Coalitions have re-
ceived federal, state, and local.
funding to design and Improve lo-
cal services for pregnant women
and their infants who are at risk.
Risknfactors identified by the Coa-
ltflon Include:

*the highest teen birt ~e in
Florida, Jan.-March 1993. in
Franklin County (27.3%)
*an increasing fetal-infant
death rate from 1988-92 in Bay
*the high rate of childiaen, un-
der six years of age, living in pov-
erty (Bay County, 21.2 %; Frank-
lin County, 45.1%; Gulf County.
During the Coalition's Re-
treats, work groups will Uonsider
these, and other risk factors' as
'they complete their major tasks
of assessing needs, conducting a
public awareness campaign, and
identifying providers of health

Singles Dazcee
The Blountstown Singles
Club is sponsoring a dance and
covered dish dinner Friday, July
'23, from 7i30-11:30 CDT. at the
W. T.'Neal *Civic Center, Hwy. 69
North in Blountstown. Music will
be provided by Rhythm Plus' II
Wayne Porter. Married couples
will be welcomed.
The main dish will be provid-
ed by the club.
Come a bring a covered dish
and enjoy an evening of dancing.

Caltlin Jennifer Kuyper,

It'sA Gi rl
Kent" and Rita Kuyper of'Me-
dart. would like to announce the
birth of their daughter, Caitlin
Jennifer, on May 7'at Tallahassee
Memorial Regional Medical Cen-
ter. She weighed eight pounds
and one ounce.
Maternal grandparents are
Willard and Montine Durrance of
Medart. Paternal grandparents
are William and Eunice Kuyper of
Beacon Hill.
Paternal great-grandparent is
Marie Kuyper of Shiloh, New Jer-

Kathy, Jean Healy and Ray
Butler were married April 24 at
First United Methodist Church in
Mexico Beach. Rev. Charles Park-.
er officiated at the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Firank and Amy, Healy of St. Joe
Beach. Parents of the groomnare
Harold and Edna' Butler, also of
St. Joe Beach.

Final Plans.For
Catherine Wood and Mark
Godwin will be united in marriage
on Saturday, July 24, at 6:00
p.m. The wedding will take place
at the First Baptist Church- of
Port St. Joe. A prenuptial concert
by Mary Brigid Roman, Professor
of Harp at Florida State.Universi-
ty, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friends
arnd relatives are cordially invited
to d'attend. A reception will follow
in the church social hall.

Chambers and
Lariy to Wed..
Emma Lee Chambers of Port
St. Joe has 'announced the en-
gagement and forthcoming mar-
riage of her daughter, Eunice Y.
Chambers. to Rick D. Larry, son
of Robert C. and Annie M. Larry
of Port St. Joe.
The wedding is planned for
July 23. A reception will follow at
the Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
church .hall at 6:00 p.m. All
friends and relatives are Invited
to attend.

Khrysten Keys,
Khrysten Keys celebrates her
first birthday on Sunday. July 25,
with a Barney party
Khrysten Is the daughter,of
LaKltcha Daniels and Ernest
Keys, and the g-randdaughter of
ULinda Miller and Archie Daniels,
Dollie Keys of Port St. Joe, and
Ernest Keys of Panama City.,
'.-i i [ 'U

All forms of Insurance
* Homeowners Auto Flood'
*Business Packages -Group *Life *Boat
*Hospitalization *Mobile Homes
322 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe Phone 229-8899

Ray is employed by Arizona
Chemical in Port St. Joe, and Ka-
thy is currently enrolled in the
nursing program at H'laney Vo-
Tech: They reside in St. Joe"

'7(qflys Sixteen
Man aive
Loo(out, poice-
ppNw she can drivel


ITrust me for
all your life
insurance needs...
permanent, term,
universal and

State Farm
Life Insurance Company
Home Office: Bloomington, Illinois

Like a good neighbor,
State.Farm is there.

*=o i]=fl [*. '3 alI,

SIs Pleased to Announce
W BAr Its Association With
L 1Bill Jones, CLU
Por St Je (0th27263- T g1

Representing the
State Life Insurance Company
al Me About Your Life Insurance Needs"
"'Call Me About, Your Life Insurance'Needs"-

We Care About

Your Well-Being!

For A Full-Measure Of Service, Make
Us Your Neighborhood Pharmacy
Prescriptions Expertly Filled
Computerized Record Keeping Of Your
Medications History
Complete Surgical & Sickroom Supplies
Full Line Of Health & Beauty Supplies
e Candies, Gifts & Greeting Cards
Accepting Most Insurance Plans
We Discount To Senior Citizens
Open 6 Days A Week

Two Pharmacists and a Pharmacy
Technician to serve you promptly.
Saveway Center Phone 227-1224


Mr. and Mrs. Ray Butler

Exchange Vows



p 7''a.'

'~. ~2

Joe Shagena, left, Dr. Anderson, Melissa Shagena and Brian Upton, hospital administra
Shagenas work in the x-ray department of Gulf Pines.

Dr. Anderson Retires

The staff at Gulf Pines Hospi-
tal recently honored Dr. Donald
Anderson, founder and senior
member of Bay Radiology, at his

Birthday Gifts

[For Chifdren
For Children & Adult..
Storybook Classics
American Heroes & Legends
Favorite Bible Stories
Jurassic Park Dinos
Barney & Baby Bop
Big Bird & Einie
Clifford The Big Red Dog
****** SPECIALL a *
ALL RUSS TROLLS...............20% off
My Very Own Book

Educational Many
Entertaining ji .. Titles
Exciting Available
'.. ,'; =? ....
528 Sixth Street Port St. Joe
(904) 227-1636

retirement. Dr. Anderson began
his medical practice in Port St.
Joe some thirty years ago as the
-partner of Dr. Albert Ward. He
later did a radiology residency in
New Orleans and returned to
Panama City to practice. Bay Ra-
diology has grown to an eight-
member physician staff and they

are active at_Bay Medic
Gulf Coast Hospital, a
tain three private office
derson will be greatly m
Gulf Pines will continue
tionship with Bay Radi
the group will, continue
at Gulf Pines and Eme:
Hospital in Apalachicola

Local Realtors Gi

Century Award

Peter L. Rosasco and Carolyn
McNeill, Cape San Blas affiliates
with United National Real Estate,
have earned the company's Cen-
tury Club Award for achieving a
new high in sales so far this year.
Their office is known as United
National-Rosasco Realty.
Rosasco is a member of the

Port St. Joe Lions' Clu
Joseph Bay Country Cli
United National ha
offices in 41 states, si
in the sale of business
tial, agricultural, and re
property. National hea
are in Kansas City, Miss

155/80 R13

.(includes rpounting, computer
balance, vajie stems, all taxes,
and road hazard warranty)
Other 13"
Set of'4 ..........,$182.28:
All 14"
Set of 4 ............. $207.72
All 15"
Set of 4 ............ $228.92
Use your Sears Card now
at Western Auto
Western Auto
Associate Store
David B. May, Owner
227-1105 219 Reid Ave.:

Jeffrey B. Warrender has
been commissioned a second

Keith Elton Wilson, II
July 20,1967-August 11,1992.

You were,only with us a lit-
tle while, when God decided to
call you home to be with hlm.1
To celebrate your birthday is to
remember all the good times we
shared together here, on earth,
-but this is not the end, because
one day we'll see you again in
With all our love, yourfamily:
Patty, Little David, Mom, Dad,
and all your family and friends.


Household Products May

Contain Hidden Hazards

Pesticides, paints, cleaning
products and other chemicals are
used in nearly all households.
Most of these products are used
for their intended purposes, but
they: also may pose a health haz-
According to the U.S. Consu-
mer Product Safety Commission
(CPSC), exposure to chemical-
based household cleaning prod-
ucts was associated with more
than 11,000 injuries that .vere
treated in hospital emergency
rooms in 1991. Many injuries in-
evolved children.
Accidental exposure to these
,p products cani occur through in-
gestion, contact with skin and in-
halation of vapors and sprays.
Some chemicals can be absorbed
through the skin and cause inter-
nal damage without noticeable in-
j,' Jury to the skin Itself.
tor, The, : / The Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Servic-
es tests products to verify confor-
mity with state specifications.
The Department analyzes product
samples to ensure that they are
safe and that consumers are get-
cal Center, ting what they paid for. The De-
nd main- apartment also conducts pesticide
s. Dr. An- inspections and issues warnings
missed, but for violations involving human ex-
e its rela-. posure and food supply contami-
Lology and nation.
e to serve Consumers can help limit
rald Coast their exposure to hazardous
a. chemicals and reduce injuries in
the home by observing the follow-
S ing: .
Keep only limited amounts
Ot of household products on hand,
and store them out of the reach
of all children.
~.Post emergency phone num-
bers, such as the Florida Poison
ib and St Control Center at; 1-800-282-
ub. 3171, near the telephone.
*Read product ,ingredients
is affiliate and follow warning labels careful-
peclallzing ly; choose products that are least
, residen- toxic.

Lauren Richards

Lauren Richards
Lauren Blaine Brendan Rich-
ards celebrated her third birthday
recently. She is the daughter of
Drew and Bobbi Richards of Mari-
anna. Her grandparents are.
Dewey B. and Annie Lois Rich-
ards of Marianna, and Blaine and
Elizabeth Morse of Lawrenceburg,

Honor th, memory
Safoved one with...



ACS, Box 617, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456

lieutenant upon graduation from
the Air National Guard Academy
iof Military Science in Knoxville,
The lieutenant is assigned to
the 190th Air Refueling Group at
Forbes Field, Topeka, Kansas.
Warrender Is the son of Janet
F. Sanchez of Derby, Kansas, and
Gary R. Warrender of Port .St.
He graduated from Bishop
Carroll High School in Wichita in
1987, and received a bachelor's
degree from Kansas State Univer-
- sity at Manhattan in 1992.

Scotty Carrillo

Will Be Four
Scotty Carrillo will celebrate
his fourth birthday on Saturday,
July 24, with a party behind the
Stac House.
Scotty and his friends and
family will enjoy Aladdin cake,
chips, and punch.
Scotty is the son of Kathy
Carrillo, the grandson of Jacque
'Carrillo, and the great-grandson
of Roy and Maxine Robinson.

*Use household chemicals
only in well-ventilated areas; wear
protective eyewear and rubber
*Avoid aerosol spray prod-
ucts; they emit particles that are
easily inhaled and absorbed into
the bloodstream.
*Replace toxic products with
non-toxic alternatives.
*Avoid mixing or combining
chemicals; a toxic reaction could

For more information on haz-
ardous products and harmful
wastes, write: U.S. Environmental
Protection, Agency, 401 M Street,
S.W., Office of Solid Waste and
Emergency, Response (WH-562),
Washington, D.C. 20460, or call
toll-free. 1-800-424-9346.
Call the Florida Department
of Agriculture and Consumer Ser-
vices at (904) 488-3314 for infor-
mation on proper usage and stor-
age of pesticides.

I s a e Bi3-cs O n Y ur D e t l a e n E e ea

(Semi-Annual) NO CHARGE
*FILLINGS [Amalgam- One surface).....................$12
*SIMPLE EXTRACTIONS (One Tooth) .................. $10

*No Deductibles To Pay
*No Claim Forms To File
*NoMaximum Benefit Limitations
.No Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions
*Vision Plan: Up To 50% Savings On
'Frames And Lenses",
*Contact Lens Replacement: Up To 60%
*Discount Prescription Drug Plan

These Benefits Automatically Includid with Dental...NO CHARGE!
Ross E. Tucker, CLU, RHU TrFC7/
904-926-7005 1-800-226-7005


Very low income residents or families may apply to the City of
Port St. Joe for housing rehab assistance under the city's communi-
ty development block grant program (CDBG).
Applicants must either be owners, heirs, or have a life-estate in
the property to be assisted. Applicants must be residents of the city
of Port St. Joe. They must meet the income guidelines which are
shown as follows for family size:
Income Limits Per Person (Very low income)
1 2 3 4 5 3 6 7 8,
10,100 $11.500 $12.950 $14,400 $15,550 $16.,700 $17,850. $19.000.
If heir property. all heirs must agree to the assistance and work
S Persons applying will be considered for consideration as poten-
tial alternates iri the program should funds remain in grant once
current qualified applicants have been addressed.
Preliminary application forms may be, obtained from Port St.
Joe City Hall. The deadline for completing and returning a pre-
application 'form will be 4 p.m. local time, Friday, August 7, 1993.
The City of Port St. Joe is an equal opportunity
.and fair housing Jurisdiction.

Closed Sundays

in a friendly
with good

Serving Breakfast,
Lunch & Dinner
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
6 Days a Week

All You Can Eat
LUNCH BUFFET includes Salad Bar 4.95

-Specializing In -
*Buffet Lunch *Sandwiches *Meals to Go
. *Fresh Seafood *Delicious Steaks

Our Famous Fresh



302 Fourh St. 22-1109.ort S. Jo

Peter Roasco CarolynmcNeill

Warrender s2nd Lieutenant





Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D.

FAUN fHAn ,t taNT.,r a. J 0a a*SA )Af. JULY2 IU


In last week's The Star, Mr. Mathes from Wewahitchka wrote
about the problems in disciplining high school children and how
they plan to handle the situation for the next school year. The prob-
lem he outlines has been related to me over and over by my teacher
friends. Dedicated teachers can no longer teach because all their
time has to be taken up with maintaining order. Everyone suffers
when this happens. The children who are anxious to learn become
frustrated and some of them become behavior problems.
No problem is ever solved overnight This article, is directed to
the parents of small children. I would like to enter a plea for you to
work hard to instruct your children in appropriate behavior and
manners. Never expect too much for the age of your. child, but even
1 1/2-2 year old children can learn to say "please" and "thank
Small children learn more by example and consistency than by
being forced to do things. If a parent hits a child to make him be-
1 have, the child learns to solve problems by fighting and misbehav-
lor. When the authority figure at home Is reasonable and under-.
standing, the child learns to be respectful, reasonable, and
Small children should learn the difference between inside be-
havior and outside behavior. It is all right to run, play, and yell
when outside, but, they have to learn to walk, speak softly, and lis-
ten when inside.
Children should be allowed to be expressive, and they should
be listened to with respect. This develops self-esteem and makes
them feel good about themselves.
When parents have laid the groundwork carefully arid children
come to school ready to listen and learn, much can be accom-
plished. When there is more and more to learn everyday, it is a
shame for even one day of school to be disrupted or lost because
someone in the class is misbehaving. Teachers can only be expected
to teach if parents send them children ready to learn.

i Obituaries.. .

Funeral Rites Held for Bessie Beck
Mrs. Bessle Beck, 88. of Assembly of God Church, con
'Highland View, passed away Sun- ducted by the Rev. James Wiley
day in Bay Medical Center, follow- Interment will follow in the family
ing an extended illness. A native plot. Holly Hill Cemetery.
of Geneva, Alabama,. she had' All arrangements were under
been a long time resident of High- the direction of the Comforter Fu-
land View. neral Home.
Survivors' include her daugh-
ter and sonr-in-law, Barbara and
Wayne Creel of St. Joe Beach, her Lorene Lanier
.son and daughter-in-law, Elzle Lorene Lanier, 69, of tis
ynd Shirley Williams of Highlandrene Laner, 69, of Titus
w, eight grandchildren and vlle, formerly of Dayton, Ohio
nine great-grandchildren. died.Wednesday, July 14. She re
Funeral services were held at tired from G.M. Inland Divislor
2 p.m. Tuesday at the. Oak Grove and was a former member of th
Acacia Chapter No. :358 of the
Mertha McNabb Eastern Star and the Harves'
Temple Assembly. Mrs. Lanier
Mrs. Mertha McNabb, 78. was preceded in death by hei
died July 13 in Brooklyn. New husband Julian in 1975,. and is
kork. She had been a o1ng-time ..survived by three datughters anc
resident of Port St. Joe before sons-in-law: Carolyn and Rodney
Moving to Brooklyn 12 years ago. Smith of Seymour, Tennessee
She is survived by two sons. Wil- Julia Ann Erhart of Destin, anc
le McNabb of Port St. Joe and Doris and Albert Sheppard of We
Lee Denson McNabb of Miami; wahltchka: a son and daughter.
four daughters. Katherine in-law, James and Patricia Lanile
McNabb Miller ofPort St. Joe and of Dayton, Ohio; a brother anc
Mary McNabb Hardy, Annie sister-in-law. Earnest and Linda
McNabb and Ruby McNabb Wl- Morris of Wewahitchka: thirteen
s. all of Queens. New York Woo- grandchildren and nineteen
crow Givens of Jacksonville; one great-grandchildren.
City: 27 grandchildren; and 22 Monday. July 19, at Baker-Haze
great-grandchildren. Funeral ser- Funeral Home with Interment fol.
vices were held Monday at 2 p.m. lowing at Memorial Park Ceme.
EDT at the Zion Faitr Baptist tery In Dayton with Rev. Ken Ma
Church with the -Rev. 'Lee hanes officiating.
McNabb officiating. Burial fol-. All arrangements were undel
lowed in the family plot in Forrest the direction of Baker-Hazel Fu
Hill Cemetery. neral Home of Dayton.
I' Arrangements were by Gil-

Oland R.Horne
':l 'ln^-- a" T-.. TrJ^ r r i ^f r^tll

'PRD aO'rAD -fODTI' a.T' YfrT.*TT T T~a1'nAV-.TYTY 00 1 fQQ

Tips for A

Tips for Avoiding and repel-
ling mosquitos:
Mosquitoes generally are
more prevalent in wooded and
swampy areas, and tend to be
most active during dawn and
dusk hours.
The Asian Tiger mosquito,-'
introduced into Florida in 1986,
feeds during the day and is found,
in close proximity to human, habi-
tation. If you notice biting mos-
quitoes during the day, follow the
same recommendations as those.
for high-risk times and places.
Wear protective clothing;,
long pants, long-sleeved shirt,
shoes, and socks during times.,
and in locations of high mosquito
incidence. Be aware mosquitoes
can bite right through t-shlirts
and other lightweight, tight-fitting
During periods of excessive-
ly high mosquito incidence, stay
indoors as much as possible.
*'Use insect repellent before
going into high-risk areas or
when outside during high-risk
times., The most effective protec-
tion may be obtained through the
use of products containing at
least 20 to 30 percent diethyl to-
luamide (DEET)*. Follow the di-
rections carefully and do not over
apply. Mosquitoes will bite unpro-
tected skin, so apply repellent to
all exposed areas of the body as
well as to your clothing. Don't al-
low repellent to get in your eyes,
nose, or mouth.
Do not rely on electronic
bug killers or ultrasonic repel-
lents for protection. They have
not been shown to be effective.
When in high-risk locations
or during high-risk times, donot
wear perfumed soaps, sprays, or
other sweet smelling formulas
that might attract mosquitoes.
Keep window screens and
screened rooms in good repair.
Screen doors should open
outward and have automatic clos-
ing devices and latches to prevent
them from being accidentally left
Extra care should be taken
with children under age five,
adults over age: 55, and those
with weakened immune systems
due to chronic illness. Those pop-
ulations: are at greater risk from
mosquito-borne diseases.
Call the environmental
health unit of your county health
department to find out if there is
a mosquito abatement program
(spraying) in your area. If not. ex-
tra care in following these recom-
mendations may be warranted.
Studies have shown that
those who take precautions are,
much less likely to be at risk from
mosquito-borne diseases.
*Some people may be sensi-
tive to DEET and experience skin
reactions such as rashes. A very,,.
small number of more serious
cases involving children (includ- d!
ing a few deaths) have been re-
ported that 'may have been linked
to the repellent. For this reason,
health officials recommend that
products containing DEET not be
used on children age five and un-
der. Those with concerns should
consult their family physician or
pediatrician. For those who are
sensitive to DEET, products con-
taining oil of citronella may pro-
vide an alternative.
Tips on eliminating mosquito
breeding sites on your property:
The objective is -to eliminate
all sites where mosquitoes can
breed, Remember, some species
of mosquitoes can breed in:as lit-
tle as one-half inch of standing
Some mosquitoes can hatch
in as little as one week. Where
water must be available-as for
pets and other animals-it is nec-
essary to change the water and
flush out "the container at least
once a week to disrupt the breed-
ing cycle of mosquitoes.
*Clean out eaves, troughs, "
and gutters.
*Remove old tires or drill
holes in. those used for play-
ground equipment to allow them
to drair~.
*Turn over or remove plastic


Announces Its
Affiliation With
James C.
"Bo" Bray

In Port St. Joe,
Franklin County Area
New and Used Cars and Trucks
Business: 1-800-342-7131
or 904-785-5221
Home: 229-6836

OanaU Kay LUo k le, ur., Uo yani- ,
away, passed away Thursday,
July 15, at Overstreet. A native of
Miami, he had been a resident of
Callaway for most of his life. He
was a retired boilermaker and
was a member of Boilermakers
Local 199, he had served In the
AArmy during WWII, and was a
member of the Acme Lodge ##22,.
F & AM.
Survivors include his wife,
Martha Louise Home of Callaway;.
one daughter, April Andrews of
Wewahitchka; 'four sons., Ray
Lawson Home of Panama City,
Raymond Joe Home," Randall
Home, and Billy Wayne Home,
all of Wewahitchka; nine grand-
children; six great-grandchildren;
three brothers, Joe L. Home of
Callaway; Mitchell Home of Ne-
derland, Texas,, and John E.
Home of Beaumont, Texas.
Funeral services were held -at
5 p.m. Saturday at the Wewa-
hitchka Church of Christ. Inter-
ment followed in Kemp Cemetery,
with Masonic graveside rites.
Active pallbearers were Bryon
Whitten, Richard Whitten, Phillip
Kemp, Jim Lister, Billy Parker,
and Harold Nunnery.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home, Wewahitchka Branch

The Old Highland View Bridge Committee

will meet, Thursday, July 22, 1993

jat 6:00 p.m., EDT in the

County Commissioner's Meeting Room




avoiding, Repelling Mosquitos


Patricia Cozine, instructor, looks on as Melissa Shagena practices advanced life support on a
dummy. Seated is Joann Wilson, EMS' Director. Standing, are: Lil Lilquist, second from left, Rune
Lilquist, Margaret Harris and Tessa Goff. -Star photo,

16 Complete ACLS Course

'The Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS) course was held
at Gulf Pines Hospital. This
course includes skills and knowl-
edge necessary to provide early
treatment for cardiopulmonary
arrest, or situations likely to lead
to cardiopulmonary arrest. It is.
an ever-changing body of knowl-
edge. As new techniques are es-
tablished. all 'hospitals must in-
corporate these into their
emergency protocols. One of the
things that attracts people to the
medical field is its intensity and
change; there Is always a chal-
lenge. Meeting that challenge, 16
staff members of Gulf Pines Hos-
pital completed this intense ACLS
course, practicing emergency sit-
uations and receiving Immediate
feedback as to the effectiveness of

*Pick up broken, unused or
discarded toys. .... ... ., .. .
S*Pick-Up all beverage contain-
ers or cups. :.
*Check tarps on boats or oth-
er equipment that may collect wa-
ter in pockets or Indentations.
*Pumpoutbilges on boats.
*Replace water in birdbaths
at least once a week.
"Replace water in pet or other
animal feeding dishes or troughs
at least once a week. .
'Dispose of broken or unused,
kiddie pools. ,
ePick up plastic wrappers
used for .food or other products;
mosquitoes can breed even in a
discarded potato chip bag that
has collected water.
*Don't leave garbage can lids
lying around upside down.
*Check holes in trees or
stumps that may collect water;
remove. stumps, plug holes with
sand or cement, or flush out with
spray of water at least once a
*Change water in bottom of
plant containers, including hang-
ing plants, at least once a week.
I*Remove vegetation or ob-
structions in drainage ditches
that prevent the-flow of water.
*Fix dripping outdoor faucets
that create pools of water.
The following agency is ap-
proved by the Florida Department
of Agriculture. and Consumer Ser-
vices for mosquito control in:
Gulf County (904) 227-
1401; Franklin County- (904)

treatments chosen. Some cardiac
problems need only to be nipped
early before complications occur;
others may need major stabiliza-
tion before being sent to an Inten-
sive care facility; In either case
'the principles of ACLS are used.
Joann Wilson, director of Emer-

agency Medical Services of Gulf
County. said, "It is unusual for a
hospital to have such a high per-
centage of personnel ACLS
trained, and it is such a grueling
course, this shows how much the
medical staff cares about their

For more information, fill out below and mail to:

Pam Nobles
i c/o Pam Nobles Studio
P.O. Box 313
Apalachicola, FL 32329
(904) 656-3987

I Name
SAge Grade





Printout Paper
The savings continue! Quality
continuous-form papers in white
bond with choice of plain or green
bar design. NCR papers provide
clean copies with no carbon mess. .

9.5 x 11 (8.5 x 11)
'20 11Y. Plait/Cl iat TAb-

T2-SPR 61191 1 15 1b Plain 3300 2905 22 69 21 79 20.59'
T2-SPR 61291 1 18 lb Plain 2600 2645 2069 19 79 18.98
T2-SPR 61391 1 20I1D. Plan 2550 29 10 2049 1959 18.69;
T2-SPR 61492 2 15 Ib Plain. NCR 1575 (Seis) 51 75 4049 3869 36.99
T2-SPR 61493 3 15 In Plain. NCR 1000 (Seis; 52 55 41 09 3929 37.59
T2-.3PP 61494 4 15 ID Plain, NCR 800 Seis; 57 15 4469 4269 40.95
14 ,;1i1
T2-SPR 62141 1 15 in "' Green Bar 3500 5235 3759 3595 34.39
T2-SPR 62442 2 15 ID 'Green Bar 1625 iSets) 87 13 6809 6400 62.19
1?.SF PR .j4l 1 2010 Plan 2700 47 70 3349 31 98 30.59
r2.-,j* 62241 1 1 i1 ";* Green Bar 2800 4628 32 97 31 59 29.99
T2 -SPR 62341 1 20inD '. Green Bar 2700 47 7(1 33 45 31 95 30.58

-" hone227-1278.229-8997. FAX 227-7212 30 \Viliiiam.r.

i Dance classes will be offered in Port St. Joe

I Ages 3 years old and up
I Registration will be held Thursday, July 29
I 5:30 -7:30 p.m.
I at St. James Episcopal Church

Telephone #
L--- -- -- - --- -- - -




- m

Record Pickerel Caught
On May 27, Adrian R. Sloan float with a cricket as bait.
of Chipley landed a state-record Sloan's catch will be recog-
chain pickerel which weighed nized in the Game and Fresh Wa-
5.55 pounds. ,He caught the fish ter Fish Commission's state
in the Choctawhatchee River in record fish program.
XXT- -hindJ-n /"/.,. "I ___

WasingtonLU iuuniLy.
Sloan caught the pickerel,
which measured 26 inches long
and had a girth of 13 inches, on a
10-foot Bream Buster using a

COLT 200
Blu-Ray Print Machine
with Table 48" Width
Used I yr, new condition.
$900 obo. 647-5142
2tp 7/15

Set July 27-29
A volleyball clinic will be held
July 27-29 at Port St. Joe High
School from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Re-
turning players as well as other
interested girls are encouraged to
participate. The cost will be $25.
Call Mrs. Lacour at 647-5937 or
Mrs. Ellmer at 227-7280 for more

Thursday is Senior Citizens Night
A delicious meal for two Fried Soft Shell
CRABS (two whales) served on a bed of
linguini, topped with a zesty lemon caper
sauce, a favorite ..................................... $18.95
All weekend Friday, Saturday, Sunday -
The Riverfront Restaurant will feature
Floridai Spiney Lobsters along with other
delicious seafood and steak selections.

W re ....... A ,u .,g ,*gf

17-18 Year Old All Stars-from left: Adam Taylor, Josh Colbert,
Beau Whitfield, Mike Morgan and Bryan Butts.

In State Tournament

Seven Gulf County Blacksox
have been selected to the 15-16
and 17-18 year old Dixie Majors
All Star teams. Selected for the
15-16 year old team were pitch-
ers Jetemy Pridgeon and Tranum
McLemore with a combined pitch-
ing recdrd of 15-0 this summer.
Thd17-18 year old team will
have five Blacksox players, short-
. stop Adam Taylor, pitcher/,
outfielder Josh Colbert. catcher
Beau Whitfleld, outfielder/pitcher
Mike Morgan 'and outfielder
Bryan Butts. The All Stars.will
play on the Apalachee team rep-
resenting the northwest central
region of Florida.
Jim McKnight and Ke'sley
Colbert were chosen to coach the
17-18 year old team. Both teams.
will travel, to Sebring, Florida for
the state tournament with games
beginning Saturday, July 24 at
7:00 p.m. Both teams are in
need of money for the trip. Any-,
one interested ,in donating funds

please contact McKnight at 639-
5828 or 639-5571.

Tranum McLemore and Jeremy
Pridgeon, 15-16 year old
All Stars

iFree Physicals Set

| for St. Joe Athletes

The Athletic Department 'of
Port St. Joe High School in con-
junction with the Gulf County,
Public Health Unit will offer free
physical for prospective athletes
on August 2 and 5. The physicals,:-
will be given in- the gymnasium
on those dates, however parental
permission slips are required
before a student may be given a,


In Quincy
There will be an International
Softball Assoc. national qualifying
tournament on Saturday, July
24, at the Quincy Complex in'
Quincy. There are three classes of
teams: Class A No home runs;`
AA 2 home runs: AAA 4 home
runs. A trophy and a berth to the
national tournament will be
awarded to the top three ranking
teams. All other entries will re-
ceive a berth to the state tourna-
ment to be held on August 14-15
at the James Messer Sports Com-
plex in Tallahassee.
Deadline for; entry is July 22,
with an entry fee of $130.
For more information, con-
tact John Trice at' (904) ,421-
8912/298-2907, or Bruce Carmi-
chael at 878-9831."

Permission slips may be,
obtained in the front office of the
high school or from athletic direc-
tor Fred Priest Monday through
Thursday from 7:30 3:30.
Ph-ysicals for football players
will be given August 2 from 8,
a.m. till noon. That afternoon
from one to four, boy's basket-
ball, golf and track and girl's vol-
leyball players may receive their
Athletes participating in other
sports will have their physical,
on Thursday. -August 5,. with
cheerleaders at eight a.m. 11;
girl's basketball, nine 10; girl's
softball and track, 10-12 ,noon;
boy's baseball, one to two p.m.;
weightlifting, two 'to three p.m.
and others from three to four
Athletic Director Fred Priest
stresses that anyone contemplat-
ing playing any sport should take
advantage of this opportunity to
receive a free physical. A physical,
is mandatory before any student
can participate In an athletic 'pro-


Go Racing


I I0

Put Your Career on Course with

Our Correctional Officer Program

Gulf Coast Community College's
Correctional Officer Basic Standards
Program can put your career on course.
After completing our six-months' training
' program, you'll qualify for a stable,DE
financially rewarding professional position
as a correctional officer in a county or e
state correctional institution. E

Following graduation, you'll be qualified
to work in Florida's Correctional System,
one of the most advanced in our country.
And your career opportunities are o
: practically unlimited, especially if you ,
continue your education and professional
growth, .
Classes meet at GCCC Monday through Call' Steve Brumm at
Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. 904/872-3878 to find out
central time. You must be at least 19 when you can begin.
years old, with a high school diploma or a
G.E.D. and no felony convictions.
an equal opportunity institution




Winner Takes Home, :).,I4X4D

Race Followed By---
50 Lap Ladies Powder Puff Race!

Gates Open at 5PM CST
Racing Starts at 7:30PM CST
1/2 Mie WBstof Wewahikchka, on Hwy22A


~1..y ~A
4*- 2?
fi,. 08
P.n~u. C ,y

Fun For The WholeEamim9y.w*4'-



618 W. 23rd St.
Wilbro Plaza
Panama City, FL

Top Quality, Name
Brand Hearing Aids

* Satisfaction Guaranteed
* Monthly Service Center
Motel St. Joe (PSJ)
1st Tuesday each month


As a service to the Community, Arbor
Clinic will host a presentation on ,

Low Back Pain.,
It will be a 2 part discussion coming'
from a chiropractic and medical point of
view, followed by a question and
answer period. All are invited to attend
on July 28, 1993, starting at 7:00 p.m.,
nt Arhrnr linir rArn i Dn iri Am

SFor More Information,
, . .. -- .. ( >. .. j'




b tg
_befreThe quality goes in
, before the name goes on

178 Channel capability
Auto channel search
Chromacolor picture tube :
S On-screen menu displays
Sleep timer


....,.. 'ee.. ., .e ....
," "I"" 310 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
i /N"

CI MLi[%allft. u In lu mvv


DISTRICT IV CHAMPIONS-Kneeling, from left: Craig Phillips,
Matt Caswell, Billy Bellinger, Larche Ware, Philip Hall, Jacob
Tankersley, Buck Burkett and Mitch Owens. Standing, from left:

ALL STAR TOURNAMENT TEAM: Kneeling, from left: Jim Falson, Ashley Stephens, Brad Knox,
Clay Smallwood, .Ryan Stephens, Seneca Chambers and Travis Jenkins. Standing, from left: Coach
Arden Stephens, Brett Lowry, Rod Chambers, Davin Baxter, Jams Daniels, Coach Jim Faison, Brett
4[jfcoat, Travis Woullard and Coach Greg Knox.

In District Tournament

Port St. Joe is currently host-
ing the 12 and under Dixie Youth
baseball tournament with only
one undefeated team left in the
In their first game Saturday
Port St. Joe defeated Callaway 9-
2 behind the' pitching of James
Daniels. Drawing a bye Monday

evening but their bats were large-
ly silent, as they .,fell to Lynn
Haven 9-1.
They will face Parker Wedries-,
day evening in the loser's bracket
at 7:00 with Lynn Haven playing
Bayou George at 9.00. A win will
put them playing Thursday eve-
ning at 8:00 for the champion-
ship game'.

Pitcher Matt Caswell fields a bunt
throwing the runner out at first as
catcher Buck Burkett backs him

Clay Smallwood slides into
second base on .his double to
the fence Tuesday evening.
In the photo .at right, Davin
Baxter is shown on the mound
against Lynn Haven Tuesday.

Indian Pass Marine
2178 Hwy. C 30 Port St. Joe
Simmons Bayou across from Pic's BP Convenience Store

_John Son an
Evinru6e Motors

4TC 6-10

Coach Day Tankersley, Reggie Quinn Josh Todd, Coach Glenn
Davis, David Patrick, Chad Goebert, Benjamin Ashcraft and Coach
Steve Owens.

Headed For State!!

The, Port St. Joe All Stars ida in addition to the host team, Monday evening at 7:00 against
captured the District IV champi- Lynn Haven. Pensacola. Majette Towers ,is
onship last Wednesday evening Port St. Joe will play. their located- on John Pitts Road, off of
with a 22-4 shellacking of Calla- first game of' the tournament Starr Avenue.
way. The game gave no indication
of being a blow-outitas Callaway
led- by 1-0 at the end of three
innings, in very close action.
St. Joe scored three runs in
the top of the fourth to take the
lead and never relinquished it,
Bidding five runs in the fifth. Call-
away managed to put two runs
across the plate in the bottomn'of
the inning. In a marathon half
inning St. Joe sent 19 batters to
the plate in the top of the ,sixth
while scoring 14 runs.
Matt Caswell, a new resident
of Port St. Joe, was the nemesis
of his former.teammates of Calla-
way as he, picked up the win for
St. Joe pitching' five and a third
innings.. He helped his own cause
by going three for five at the
plate. Mitch Owens relieved in the
"sixth and cut off Callaway's scor-
Ing threats.
SOther hitters for st. Joe were
Quinn who went four for four;
Owens three for three; Buck Bur-
ketr, three for five; Craig Phillips,
three for five, Jacob Tankersley
and Billy Bellinger, both three for
six and Chad Goebert and Philip
Hall, three for five. David Patrick
added a hit.
The ,district win will put the
.local All Stars participating in the ,P15580RI3
State 10 and year ,tournament to .I 5, S
be held at Majette Towers in Pan- SIZES4
ama City beginning Monday, July
26. The double elimination tour-
nament will feature district cham- .9
pions from seven districts in Flor- p 175

Bait Shrimp Cigar Minnows Squid Lures
Earthworms Crickets Wrigglers
Full Line Of Tackle
a Open 6 a.m. Monday-Saturday
Sunday 6:30-2:30
anny's Sporting Goods
306 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe

'Views O&

Dental healthh



Many methods exist to whiten teeth, made custom-fitted bleaching tray available
Some of them have been around for many only through your dentist. This gel, although
years One of the oldest methods Is to brush. .'very safe, is the only agent strong enough to
once a day with a mixture of baking soda and give permanent results in a reasonable
hydrogen peroxide. This will lighten your teeth amount of time, and regular monitoring of
if done over a long period of time, but unfortu- ,your gum tissue response to the gel by your
nately, the results are temporary. Also, brush-.' dentist is also very important.
ing with baking soda is like cleaning counter There are many methods available to-
tops with Comet; it works, but it's very abra- day "over the counter" or on T.V. that claim to
sive brighten your smile, and some actually work
Most of us have seen the various meth- to some degree. However, the only time-
ods advertised on T.V., including the "three proven method to obtain good, predictable
part" system which is basically a peroxide tooth whitening is to use the prescription
bleach combined with an actual "paint" that strength bleaching gel combined with the cus-
quickly whitens teeth. The whiteness lasts tom-fitted tray. And at this point in time, it's
only as long as the cosmetic paint, however, only available through your dentist.
The newest system on T.V. includes a self-
made tray that fits the teeth and holds a per-
oxide solution. This will also produce some
whitening, but the same results can be ob-
tained using self-molding athletic mouth- Prepared as a public ser-
guards along with a solution of half mineral oil
and half hydrogen peroxide, for about one vice to promote better dental
tenth the cost. health. From the office of
At this time, the only consistent way to FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
really whiten your teeth is to use prescription RANK MAY, P .M.2., 319
strength bleaching gel in a professionally Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.

Call Ken




July 30 Deadline In Special Hunts;

In addition to the regular tended for hunt
nine-day and special quota hunt Florida disable
program that has been under way fishing license,
since June 1, the Game and persons permar
Fresh Water Fish Commission of- a wheelchair,
fers an assortment of unique quo- quire mechanic
ta hunts. and walkers) to
Applications for these hunts with complete s
are available from the Commis- tions.
sion's regional offices. They must Interested s
be received by the Commission's ask for the Thre
Tallahassee office July 14-30 in ton Creek mobi
order to.be included in the ran- sons hunt appli(
dom drawing. Another ui
At the Three Lakes Wildlife Commission offi
Management Are (WMA) in cen- lished for your
tral Florida,' hunters who have years old under
mobility impairments and who re- sion. Two WM
quire special equipment have an Florida-Camps
opportunity to enjoy outdoor rec- Andrews-offer
reaction. In addition, the Holton for adults to tal
Creek WMA in northeast Florida on a public hu
has been set aside for the exclu-
sive use of mobility-impaired
hunters. These hunts are not in-

Available at Region

:ers who have the
ed hunting and
but rather those
gently confined to
persons who re-
al aids (crutches
walk or persons
ingle leg amputa-
iportsmen should
ee Lakes and Hol-
lity-impaired per-
unique hunt the
ers is one estab-
ng hunters 8-15
r adult supervi-
As in .northeast,
Blanding and
the opportunity
ke young hunters
nting area where

the number of hunters and the
hunting areas are rigidly con-
trolled to provide an optimum
learning experience.
These hunts have been ex-
tremely popular and the number
of applicants exceeds the number
of spaces available each year. To
apply, hunters should ask for the
Camp Blanding and Andrews su-
pervised youth hunt application,
Quota permits, to operate a
tracked vehicle during general
gun vehicle hunts on the Roten-
berger, Everglades and, Holey
Land WMAs are issued in two-
random selections. Trackedvehi-
,cles that were unsuccessful, in
the' randoin selection last year
will be included in the first ran-
dom selection this year. All other,
tracked vehicles will. be included

From the
'Principal's Desk


High School
By Larry A. Mathes
A tighter stand towards discipline took a step closer to reality
when the School Board reviewed the written plans submitted by the
principals and gave a green light to begin implementation this fall'.
There were- comments to the effect that some favorable remarks
were heard from the public after last week's column, which was
heartening. Only a few will rise against improvement in the disci-
pline in our schools, and those will be parents whose students start
showing up at home sooner than they have in the past.
We simply cannot continue to provide baby-sitting service .to
the public. We are supposed to educate students, and in order to do
.that we must have their cooperation, and because of the numbers
Involved, we must aim our efforts where the most good can be ac-
complished, and that is teaching those students that want to learn,
or at least those who will allow,us to teach them, evenif they're not
too thrilled about being at school. We can't teach someone who re-
fuses to be taught and instead views school as a playground. One of
the most precious things we offer in this country is a free basic edu-
cation for anyone who will take it, but it's time we face the fact that
there are some young people who choose not to be educated in the
system we can afford to offer. .
The principals will continue to refine the discipline plans until
we can honestly say improvement is taking place. This may take
Implementing stronger and stronger methods. The sad part is.. it .
ought not be necessary-school should be the best time, of a young
person's life instead of constant friction and problems. The fact is,
many students go through the year without any problems. So, it is
possible. It all depends on your individual attitude towards educa-
Copies of the plan revisions will be furnished to every student
and parents. As always, meetings at the beginning of school will be
Sused'to go- over chafigeb with students. -
Cheerleaders are cheering, students are working out, bands are
beginning to practice-football Is In the airl School begins August
12 for students and we'll be off and running before you know it.
Thanks for your support

Parents Can Visit FSU

Campus on October 15 & 16
Florida State University stu- p.m.
dents will have the opportunity to, Friday night, parents may at-
show Mom and Dad what college tend a cookout and concert in the
life is like on the Tallahassee Oglesby Union Courtyard from 6
campus during FSU's annual Par- to 8 p.m., and late-night enter-
ents Weekend. Oct. 15-16. tainment in the Union's Club
For the fist time, the annual Downunder, beginning at 9:30.
Fall Convocation will be held in On Saturday, parents may
conjunction with Parents Week- talk with administrators and fa-
end. The one-hour ceremony will culty during a midmorning
give parents "a chance to experi- brunch hosted by the university
ence FSU's academic tradition of president at his home on Tennes-
celebrating the opportunities a see Street prior to the kick off of
new school year brings," said FSU the FSU-University of Virginia
President Dale W. Lick. football: game in Doak Campbell




Coo Podiatristooo-oo


Older men and women
have more feet problems than
young people. For one thing.
some problems arise from
changes related to aging --
for example, a decline in-
thickness of cushioning tis-
sue, skin dryness that weak-
ens _.,ptecton. from cuts and
Infection,, and nail thicken-.
ing. These add to the effects
of a life time of wear and tear
on the feet. And then there
are a host, of foot problems
created by overall disorders,
such as arthritis and dia-
Many older people mista-.
kenly think they have to put
up witth foot pain and re-
duced mobility as part of ag-
ing. 'The good news is that
the podiatrist usually can re-
lieve pain and in most cases
can successfully treat many
types of elderly foot problems.
Moreover, regular foot check-
ups can help to prevent new
problems. When was the last
time you saw the podiatrist?

Presented as a service
: to the community by

Dr. Stephen Gross
Hwy. 98
East p -int
(904) 670-8999


1-800-444-4404 Kerrigan

We Limit Our Law Practice to Este
Accidental Injury & Death Cases RIInMkiLn
The hiring of a lawyer Is annportmnt decision that should not be based & M Le
solely upon advertialment. Before you decide, ask us,to send you full 'AT1RNEVS.AT LAW
-,1tto Infontllon about our'qualflcallons and experience.

Following the game, parents
may attend open houses of resi-
dence halls and scholarship, fra-
ternity, and sorority houses.
Since hotel rooms will be at a
premium due to. Saturday's foot
ball game, reservations for ac-
commodations should be made
For more information, con-
tact Nancy Turner at (904) 644-
6860, or the FSU Visitor Informa-
tion Center at (904) 644-3246.
Forhotel information, contact the
Tallahassee Area Convention and
Visitors Bureau at (904) 681-

Need Extra Cash?
Place Your Classified
Ad With Us-

in the second random selection.
To,apply, hunters should ask for
the track vehicle application. ,
., Airboat permits for the Ever-
glades and Francis. B. Taylor
WMAs general gun hunt are is-
sued in two random selections ,
like the tracked vehicle permits.
Because of high water,' most of
the Everglades WMA was closed
to hunting last year. To apply,
hunters must submit an Ever-
glades airboat application. ,
Because of fluctuating water,
levels, the quota for the Rotenber-
ger walk hunt and muzzleloadirig
gun hunt can not be established
early enough to be included with
'the regular .nine-day and special
quota hunt programs; Applica-,
lions are now- available; ask for
the Rotenberger walk hunt appli-
The drawing will take place
as soon as the data entry has
been completed-about July 20.
All, applicants will receive permits
*or rejection notices. Applications
received after June 11 are placed
in first-come, first-served order
to receive permits for those areas
that do not reach their quota dur-
ilng the random selection. ..

Freem an


In Exercise
Navy Seaman Brian E. Free-
man, son of Virginia C. Walters of
Wewahltchka. recently partlcipat-.
ed aboard the aircraft carrier USS
America, homeported in Norfolk,
Virginia, In "Ocean Venture '93",
an Army, Navy, Marine Corps; Air
Force, and Coast Guard training
Freeman was one of more
than 20,500 servlcemembers who
''trained with forces from the Unit-
ed Kingdom, France. and the
Netherlands. Participants in
"Ocean Venture '93", which took
place off the coast of Puerto Rico.
demonstrated the ability of conti-
nental United States-based forces
to operate in a joint/combined
environment with little or no
preparation. The exercise, con-
"ducted by the U. S. Atlantic Com-
mand, Included Joint airborne.
Wphibious, and helicopter-borne
assaults ashore. These units also
showed their ability to provide
rapid military support to neigh-
bors anrid allies of the United
,States, while the joint task force
commander and the joint force
air component commander dem-
onstrated the ability to operate-
from ships at sea.
USS America is a. Kitty Hawk-
class 'aircraft carrier which sup-
ports and operates aircraft that
engage in attacks on airborne,
afloat, and ashore targets threat-
ening our use of the sea. The car-
rier can also engage in sustained
operations in support of other
Forces. ..
This training exercise exem-
plified the navy's new strategy en-,
titled "....From the Sea," in which,
forces are poised to swiftly re-
spond, on short notice, to crises
in distant lands, from across the
The 1990 graduate of Warren
Western Reserve High School of
Warren, Ohio, joined the Navy in
June, 1990.


Medicare Assignment Accepted For
Eye Exam

Bay Eye & 1600 Jenks Ave
Surgical Center Panama city,




We May Be Able To Help You

*Stop Harassing Calls, Letters, Etc.
*Stop Repossessions & Foreclosures
*Eliminate Debts
*Start Over and Re-establish Good Credit

* Call' John Uskert or Randal
Frier for a free confidential
consultation. ,
465 Harrison Ave.*Panama City

(904) 784-1361

"The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be
based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send
you free information about our qualifications and experience."'.
TFC ]0i. i


SHORIZON Country Rooms

Affordable, Year-Round Glass
Enclosures and Room Additions That
Add Space, Beauty and Value
to YourHome!

Now you can afford to turn that patio., screen
room or empty space in your yard into a year-round
HORIZON Country Room Enjoy more of what
this area has to offer:.. the beauty of the outdoors!

7 Home Owners wanted to receive a
SCountry Room at Special Introductory Pricing.
Hurry, Special! Pricing will only be in effect for a
limited time. Call for more information.

Custom Built! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
100% Finiancmg Available! Many Sizes & Styles!

Come See Our Call Today!
Display at the 785-1994
Corner of 390 & (800) 476-3246
Lisenby, Near P Open7Days!
the PC Airport. W. ;.r.. Lic# RB0042721
_______ The CLEAR Choice for QUALITY!m ,

"You never really know how

protected you are until you

need me."
You know I can protect your home, auto, boat, condo, mobile
home, apartment, or business. But the true test of
an insurance agent is how well I come through
when you need me. I won't let you down. Just call /llStat
I'll take real good care of you. You're in good hands.

Hannon Insurance Agency
Roy Smith, Agent 221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe 227-1133

328 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe 229-2727 CTA E

SAdministrators and faculty
will be in full academic regalia for'
the Friday afternoon ceremony in
Ruby Diamond Auditorium, West-
cott. Building. The .convocation
will begin at 3:30 p.m.. and be
followed by a- reception on the
Westcott Building lawn at' 4:30'


O.,Lee Mullis, M.D.
'I Board Certified
Eye Physicfan
And Surgeon






The Gulf County School Board will soon consider a
measure to impose a .750 mill property tax for the capi-,
tal outlay projects listed herein.
This tax is in addition to the School Board's proposed
tax of 6.996 mills for operating expenses and is pro-
posed solely at the discretion of the School Board. The,
combined School Board tax increase for both operating
expenses and capital outlay is shown in the adjacent
The capital outlay tax will generate approximately
$372,934.00 to be used for the following projects; ,
Motor Vehicle Purchases
Purchase Three (3) School Buses .
New and Replacement Equipment
school Furniture and Equipment
county Office Furniture and Equipment
Instructional Materials
Equipment, Textbooks, Consumable and Non-
Consumable Instructional Supplies'
All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to -
be held on July,27, 1993, at ,5:1 P.M. at the Gulf
County Courthouse school Board meeting room; Port St.
Joe, Florida.

A DECISION on the proposed capital
made at the hearing.
"' : '/". :" i ,. ,:. '-

outlay taxes will tbe
"~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 11 Y 2': ': :) :",: -:"t .-:,.



The Gulf County School Board will
consider a measure to increase its
erty tax levy by 6.39 percent.


A portion of the tax levy is required un-
der state law in order for the School
Board to receive $4,763,125.00 in state

education grants. Th
has decreased by 1.2
sents approximately
total proposed taxes.

ie required portion
3 percent and repre-
eight-tenths of the

The remainder of the taxes is proposed
solely at the discretion of the School
All concerned citizens are invited to a
public hearing on the tax increase to be
held on July 27, 1993, at 5:15 p.m. at
the Gulf County Courthouse School Board
meeting room, Port St. Joe, Florida.
A DECISION on the proposed tax in-
crease and the budget will be made at
this hearing.

PUBLISH: JULY 22, 1993

TOTAL 7.746



Federal 28,000.00 718,760.24 -0- -0- -0-
State Sources 6,112,218.00 9,249.00 292,931.60 467,859.29
Local Sources 3,708,831.00 165,750.00 8,000.00 377,934.00 1,455.00
Total Revenues 9,849,049.00 893,759.24 300,931.60 1,455.00
Transfers In 466,640.00 135,000.00
Non-revenue Sources
FUND BALANCES July 1,1993 204,640.83 29,438.09 272,575.76 515,676.74 25-756.16
TOTAL REVENUES AND BALANCES 10,520,329.83 1,058,197.33 573,507.36 1,361,470.03 27,211.16
Instruction 5,802,457.00 355,566.24
Pupil Personnel Services 565,488.00
Instructional Media Services 260,730.00
Instructional & Curriculum Development Services 86,915.00
Instructional Staff Training 25,426.22
Board of Education 118,000.00
General Administration 328,647.61 10,587.00.
School Administration 826,196.00 12,100.00
Facilities Acquisition Construction 712,000.00
Fiscal Services 110,914.00
Food Services 612,000.00
Central Services 153,436.00
Pupil Transportation Services 632,747.00 100,977.00
Operation of Plant 805,899.00
Maintenance of Plant 518,054.00
Community Services 420.00 40,507.00 1,150.00
Debt Service 235,130.00
TOTAL EXPENDITURES 10,235,329.83 235,130.00 812,977.00 1,150.00
Transfers Out 135,000.00 80,000.00 386,640.00
FUND BALANCES June 30, 1994 150,000.00 27,437.09 258,377.36 161,853.03 26,061.16
TRANSFERS & BALANCES 10,520,329.83 1,058,197.33 573,507.36 1,361,470.03 27,211.16

rhe tentative, adopted, and/or final budgets are on file in the office of the above mentioned taxing authority as a public record.

. ...~ ........::-- :. i .....-- ..-~;..~ .. .


, t

by Stepen DClud

Gems f
[Cloud is a former resident of,
Port St. Joe, educated in local
schools and is a son of'Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Cloud. He is a minis-
ter and an author.]
If you have any encourage-
ment from being united with
Christ,, if any comfort from his
love. if any fellowship with the
Spirit, if any tenderness and
compassion, then make my joy
complete by being like-minded,
having the same love, being
one in spirit and purpose.
Philippians 2:1-2
"Being like-minded" was un-
doubtedly an important idea to
the apostle Paul. He uses. the
phrase ten times in Philippians
alone. And 23 of the,26 times the
phrase is used'in the New Testa-
ment are in Paul's writings. Liter-
ally, the phrase means "to think,
the same thing." But what exactly,
doesPaul mean by this .concept?
Many commentators suggest
that it means tb think not so
much in an intellectual. sense,
but it involves emotions, atti-
tudes, and will. Paul is not plead-
ing for drab uniformity of
thought. He is also not insisting
on everyone holding in common a
particular opinion. Such a de-
mand by its very nature would
contribute to dissension. We all
have experienced the, lesson of
the magnet--opposltes do seem
to attract-but how powerfully
like poles of personality repel.'
Being like-minded is the
beautiful phenomenon of a total
inward attitude of mind or dispo-
sitioh of will that strives after that
one thing which is greater than
any human t.uth. Such an atti-
tude cannot be characterized by

Catch the STrit

words like "mine,"
or "his." Being lik
unity of/spirit an
which powerful ten
together by an ove
alty to each other a
sisters in Christ."1
When Christia
and bold enough ti
ty already given in
such unity is taker
ly than our own s
then we approxim
means by "like-mir
making those deFp
doctrine, which so
a reflection of our
derstanding of th
important than sti
It rheahs not let ti
ences'become an
ting go of one ano
apart. It means I
earnestly a fellow
which has at its ce
ing purpose of hea
ing the voice of Cl
That is how Paul
like-minded-it n
the same love, beih
and purpose." (Phil
.Ou our front
three flower pots
Two; pots have pin
pot contains pur]
times take them
them in the flowe
rains or when they
so the sprinklers
SIn the process, the
have given seed t
teers which have s
flower bed. The in
about the ones in
is that they are no
or as the ones in
ones in the floi
bloomed white, bl

Constitution and
'Port St. Jo

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


.. .*. 7:30 dnd 11:00 a:I. (ET)
++ Sunday School 9:45
8:00 a.m.(CT)


The Family Church
252 Avenue E, Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone: 22
S Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
Worship? 11 a.m. Sunday Morning Ro
WEDNESDAY for Ages 2- Adult-
7:30'p.m. Bible Study & Fellowship,
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-5 thru 6
Does not discriminate based upon race, creed, color, or o

We Want You To
Part of the Friendly

MORNING WORSHIP............1:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY -
CHURCH TRAINING ...................5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Chu
1601 Long Avenue

. Minister of


purplish pink-entirely distinct
from the blooms in the hanging
Here is the lesson of being
C like-minded: if we spent less time
trying to perceive what everyone's
true theological colors are, and
more time. blooming, and seeding
to the glory of the Lord, we might
be surprised what beautiful flow-
ers God would grow among us.
The Baptist bouquet should be
multi-colored. I don't know about
you, but I'm getting pretty tired of,
the same old colors.

1 Gerald Hawthorne, Philioplans, in
Word Biblical Commentary, p. 67-68.

"yours," "hers,"
e-minded is "a
d sentiment in
visions are held
rmastering loy-
as brothers and
ns are huLmlbe
o seize the uni-
i Christ, when-
n more serious-
iate what Paul
ended It means
p differences of
often are only
r imperfect uni-
e Gospel, less
king together.
ng such differ-
excuse -for let-
ther or staying
rather to' seek
*O55hiJ tno .thr.

enter the urnify-
iring and obey- 7iv
hrist, our Lord. ,, J' Vl
clarifies being
neans "having
g one in prit B dy f r
lipplans 2:2) ,U. ,dfo
t porch hang .
of Impatiens. The latest surveys show that no
ik blooms; one LSD use by high school students ple
ple. We some- Is Increasing. In grade schools, so dei
down and set is the use of inhalants-the :Th
r bed when it breathing of poisonous solvents iha
need watering and other chemicals in order to enj
will wet them. get high. the
e potted plants "This should not be regarded dr.
o some volun- as anything less than a national
sprouted in our disaster-a catastrophe in this abi
interesting thing and every other community in caj
the flower bed America," said John Duff. presi- pei
it the same col- dent of Narconon International, one
i'the pots. The an organization which operates tha
wer bed have more than two dozen drug educa- a
ie, and sort of tion and rehabilitation centers in an'
America and Europe.
Duff calls LSD the most in- par
*. sidious and devastating illegal pei
Drug flooding our streets and ity
fonunment school yards. "In the 1960's, till
e when little was really known mi
about the long-term effects of 'in
LSD. many people believed the na
lURCH drug offered mind- expansion and /fee
7:30 p.m. enhanced creativity," he ex- to
....7:30 p.m. plained. 'That turned out to be a
9:30 a.m. complete myth, a lie." of
.... :30.m. "Yet today, children are being dn
p. fed the same kind of misinforma- ly
tion-that a person can use these fec
A drugs or chemicals and get some- tio
thing from them without being se- ,un
riously hurt by their use. Scientif- llk
Ically, we now know that this Is ,do
UNTY not the case. LSD and other illicit dn
drugs all have long-term, adverse hsc
effects that can plague a person n
for the rest of his life." ,
.^Duff is referring to the "dscov- '""
ery that residuals of LSD and oth- fail
CHKA er drugs and toxic chemicals re- ma
CHK main in the system, getting it."
caught up In the tissues and re-
maining there, unsuspected, even
astor after they have supposedly been M
pastor eliminated from the body years
earlier. V
American author and human-'
Itarian, L. Ron Hubbard. not only cot
was the first researcher to uncov- co
er this fact, but also succeeded-in he
H CENTER... developing the first, and- to date, da
only known method of getting sic
9-8137 these drug residuals back out of an
the body, Narconon uses this De- Th
AY toxification Program as a stan- FIc
,undup: io a.m. dard part of its drug rehabilita- Dh
tion and so has obtained what he]
amounts to a completely new in- Gr
S sight into the long-term harm Air
that LSD and other drugs inflict.
ith Grade "Once It became possible, us- .
rigin. ing a program that combines ex- bli
act doses of vitamins, nutrition, ca
exercise, and periods of time in a y o
sauna to sweat out the drug re-
siduals, we could at last test and th
B .. : observe how these' drugs had th
Be, been affecurig people," explains "ne
Place. Diff. "People never realize the ef- Se
Sfects these drugs continue to.
.. have on them until they get them
. 7.......... 7:00 p.m. back out of their system."
7:00p.m. Duff says that LSD is particu- A
^rch, larly harmful because such a
irC small quantity of the drug has
profound mental effects-the
usual dose smaller than a pin
head. So even very small
STEWART amounts of LSD which remain In
f Education the system can be quite catas-
& Youth trp.. .
After completing the Narco- ,-


ets. Jesus Christ being the chief
n as the true chu Is. God has
gand Is resloring true full gospel

d. Holy Spirit directed-not by
Christ move Into maturity and
aise, Worship. Intercession, and

Sing Planned
at Overstreet
The Christian Fellowship
Church will be hosting a commu-
'nity sing on July 24. Everyone
who sings or plays a musical in-
strument is invited to participate.
A practice session will be
held Filday, July 23, at 6:30 p.m.
The Sing will commence at 7 p.m.
.until everyone has had an oppor-
tunity to share in the program.
Psalm 96 "0 sing unto
the Lord a new song: sing unto
-,the Lord all the earth.
Sing unto the Lord, bless
His name: shew forth His salva-
tion from day to day.
Declare His glory among
the heathen, His wonders
among all people.
For the Lord is great, and
greatly to be praised: He is to
be feared above all gods."

ain In

n Detoxification Program, peo-
routinely report that they sud-
nly can think more clearly.
eir I.Q. generally goes up. They
ve more energy and begin to
ioy life more fully again. In fact,
e changes are sometimes quite
"Drugs can reduce a person's
ilty to learn," said Duff. "They
n shut off emotions and dull
rceptions of the world around
e. Hubbard's research found
at there Is even such a thing as
drug personality. It Is artificial
d created by drugs.
LSD and other drugs can ap-
rently change the attitude of a
rson from his original personal- -
to one secretly harboring hos-
ties and hatred he doesn't per-
t to show on the surface. And
general, drugs reduce people's
tural abilities and make them
I worse. This frequently leads
a craving for more drugs.
Duff says that Increasing use
LSD, inhalants, and other
ugs by school children Is direct-
due to'a widespread lack of ef-
tive and complete drug educa-
n. "Children need to
derstand what taking a drug
e LSD even once or twice can
to them," said Duff. "When
ug use Is increasing amongst
hool children, this tells us at
ce that we are not effectively
.ig-iou,,ng peopl..,wth the,
I truth about drugs. We are
ling them terribly and too
any youngsters will suffer for

meetings for the
usually Impaired
On Thursday. August 5. a
mmunity-wide meeting will be
Id to determine needs of Flori-
consuimers in the areas of vi-
n, vocational rehabilitation,
d independent living services.
e meeting, to be hosted .by the
srida Department of Education.
vision of Blind Services, will be
Id from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
ace Presbyterian Church, 1415
port Road. Panama City.
The open forum will solicit
moments from persons who are
nd or visually impaired in three
tegories of services: (1) early
ars; (2) working years: and (3)
ier years.
The meeting will be open to
e public. if transportation Is
eded, call the Division of Blind
rvices at (904) 872-4181.

Need Extra Cash?
2lace Your Classified
Ad With Us


For All of Your Publishing Needs

Call The Star


Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School..................................... 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship.................... ............ ."11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study........................ 3:00 p.m.
Pastor W.L. Tremain 12/17-6/93 Phone 648-8144

"The Exciting Place to Worship"

4 [First BaptLt Church

102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida


508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
"ir SUNDAY WORSHIP............................ 10 a.m. -
44* lADULT SCHOOL .......................1.....11 a.m. -
7 b *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
f N S Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor

Highland View
SUnited Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
^ Highland View
,, Lynwood R. Wynne

Sunday School .................................10 a.m.
M morning W orship .................................... .......... ....................i.... a.m :
Evening W orship..................................................................... 6 .m.

[ First Unitedv Methodfist Church
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach; FL 32410

Morning Church............ 9:00 a.m. CT
SChurch School;......... 10:00 a.m. CT
Nursery Provided

Charles M. Parker, Pastor
Office Phone: 648-8820

John Anderson, Music Director
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-12 noon CT

Grace Baptist

. First Union Bank Building
N. 9:00am Sunday School
-,. 10am and 6pm Worship
Wed. 6:30prm prayer service
S Nursery Provided
An Innovative Southern Baptist
Rev. Ken Coots-- Interim Pastor
Ministers at Large All Members

tGospel Meeting t

The Church of Christ in Port St. Joe invites everyone to
attend their gospel meeting on August 1-4 at 7 p.m.
EDT each night. On Sunday, August 1, there will be
"dinner on the ground" after services, and at 3 p.m. a

singing. Bring your lunch and plan to be with us. Our
guest speakers are from the Churches of Christ in
Panama City.


11 a.m. -
7 p.m. -

Tom Skipper................What Is The Gospel?
Jim M iller........................ Beliefs That Make Men

Strong And Courageous
Monday,. 7 p.m. -Jack Reese ............................... What Must I Do
To Be Saved?
Tuesday, 7 p.m. Don McBrayer ....................... The Bride Of Christ
Wednesday, 7 p.m. Percy Thomas* .............. Blueprints For God's
* Bro, Thomas Is an agent for Uberty National Insurance Plan Of Salvation
in the Port St. Joe area.
2 TC 7/22




Win a Cruise Trip for 2 to the Bahamas!
4 days--3 nights out of Port Canaveral
Drawing to be held
S.LDepart Port Canaveral Friday
..E Ship docks in Nassau and Port Luy Caya, Returns Monday
Premier Cruise Lines with Disney Characters
_- ~Register only on official entry form-See cashier
--.-=-'-~e y ""- i- a, ent:



WITH $10.00

WITH $20.00 FOOD



LegO Lamb ........ lb. I .1 ChuctlS

Family Pak Boneless
Sirloin Steak

FRESH, Family Pak
Ground Turkey,

Beef Liver

Ib. 2.

. Ib.

........... b.



Family Pak Boneless
CUBED $189

Small 3 Down FF
Spare RU
3 Ibs. orFi



lb. qts.

so up.;p

10.75 oz. ,


MAC. &


14 OZ.

$ 69

ECIP-EASE 48 OZ. 89 PET 12 oz. can SOLO 20(160 7)
Baking Mix .. I Evap. Milk .. Party Cups I 7



ananas.. 3 lbs.







M~~E4JA0A-VE*4A'AE4A 4



- ,1i,

PETER PAN 18 oz.
Peanut Butter



rd~Z~ ~r








ow- I i



.bag If

edk ..........Ilb.
.. ............. Ib.





$ 99
...... Lb. I

Catsup m....



FRE 49*



Salad Mix... 79
Squash lb. 49



'~ ~ ^ LB. BAG

MRS. SMITH' 13.5 OZ.
Cream Pies ........ 29
Smart Ories ........ I.79
ORE IDA 20 oz, bag
Onion Rings....... I .49
*Cob Corn ................. 7 Y


S. ......., .1


4- r


( I


1989 Mustang, all power, new
rims. c.d. player. $1,000 and take
over payments. 648-5628.
ltc 7/22
'91 GEO Tracker, assume loan.
647-8746 after 6 p.m. 3tc 7/8:
Used Cars and Trucks. Local and
out-of-state vehicles. Two locations to
serve you. Mayhann Motor, Port St.
Joe, 229-6584. Mayhann Used Cars,
Wewahitchka. 639-5810.
tfc 7/1 ,

~:0/: ,/-. .,. =.

16' Cobia, 55 hp Chrysler engine,
like new, less than 50 hrs. Boat has
high sides. Perfect bay boat. Depth
finder, many extras, with trailer,
,$4,200 obo. 647-3223, if not home,
eave message. tfc 7/15
1988 19 ft. Sealion boat, great
condition. Call 647-8035 for more in-
lormation. 4tp 7/8

- LOST in vicinity of Dixie Belle
gurve, (beach area), knife and wallet.
Seep money return other Items and
nlfe. Call 229-8123. IL tcx 7/22
LOST PURSE: Sunday afternoon.
around Indian Pass Grocery. Brown-
purse. Call collect after 5:30 p.m.,
904-877-9261, keep tiyig. -
S 7/22

you are interested in joining a local
fantasy football league, please call
Cliff at 229-2652 after 5 p.m..
2tc 7/22

Port, SL Joe, unfurnished 2
bdrm.. 1 ba. house, $300 a month.
Fantasy Properties, 648-5146.
14'x60' 2 bedroom mobile home,
SL Joe Beach, $275 month. Call 647-
5323. tfc7/22
1975 3 bedroom, 2 bath, living
robin, den, separate dining room.
$275 month, $100 deposit, located in
Oak Grove. 229-8121. 2tp 7/15
Furnished trailer at Overstreet
for rent. Call 648-5306. tfc 7/8
Wewahitchka, 2 bedroom, good
condition trailer. $275 month. $150
deposit Cdll 639-5664 or 234-6077.
tfc 7/1

'Liberty Manor Apta.. 800 Tap-
per Dr.;. Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, en-
ergy efficient const., .handicapped
equipped apts., available. Stove & re-
Sfig.' irnn., fully carpeted, 1 bdrm.,
apts.. on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing
Complex. Rent is based on income.
This complex is funded by the
Farmers Home Administration and'
managedby Advisors Realty.
SCall 229-6353 for more inforna-
tfc 7/1

Nice one, two & three ,bedroom.
apartments. Cen. h&a. stove & frost-
free refrigerator, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry
'rm. provided. Rent determined by in-
come. Handicap units available. Pine
Ridge Apartments. 227-7451. Equal
Housing. tfc 7/1

Office Suites Available
utilitiess Included)
1 on First Floor
2 on Second Floor
410 Long Ave., next to law office
Call 904-227-7413 tfc 7/1

Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 7/1
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.
tfc 7/1
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small'
business, 229-6200., tffc 7/1
No need for wet carpets. Dry.
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine; St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Pri-
vate baths or dormitory style. Daily or
weekly rates. Will renovate to your
taste for lease. 302 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe, FL 229-8723. tfc 7/1

Wellsprings Home Health Care
takin applications for LPN nurses in
the Wewahitchka area. Call 904-653-
8870. tfc 7/22
Marquis Home Health, a hospital
based home health agency In Port St
Joe, FL has openings for RN's and
LPN's. Competitive pay and benefits.
1-904-229-6566 or 1-800-795-3167.
Itp 7/22'
Excellent income potential for
RN's and LPN's to do insurance physi-
cals for national company. Must be
able to draw blood and have own
transportation. E.O.E. Call Betty Ca-
die. 1-800-333-9284. Itc 7/22

The City of Port St. Joe will be ac-
cepting applications for the following
Application and a complete Job de-,
scription may be picked up and re-"
turned to the Municipal Building, 305
Fifth Street. beginning Thursday. July
15-30. 1993 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00,
p.m., Monday Friday.
The City of Port St. Joe enforces
a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and Is,
. an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Ac-
tion Employer.
/s/Jim Maloy,
City Auditor/Clerk 2tc7/15
The Gulf County School Board Is
accepting applications for Teacher
Aide -,Pre7K Handicapped. Interested
persons should contact Gerald Lew-
ter. Principal. Port St. Joe Elementary
,School, 2201 Long Ave.. Port St. Joe.
FL 32456-2297, (904) 227-1221 and
Jerry Kelley, Wewahitchka Elemen-
tary School, River Road, P. 0. Box'
160, Wewahitchka, FL 32465-0160,
(904) 639-2476. Application forms are
available at the School Offices or the,
School Board office. Transfer requests
will be considered. The successful ap-
plicant must be fingerprinted in.ac-'
cordance with Florida Statutes. Cost
for fingerprinting must be paid by the
job I.candidate. The application dead-
line Is 12:00 noon, on July 22. 1993.
Gulf Schools Is an equal opportunity
employer. 2tc 7/15
..Full time cook, part time dietary,
aide; Apply In person, Bay St. Joseph
Care Center, 220 9th St. 2tc 7/15
Help wanted at Marie's Corner
Bar -for bar tender. Call 639-5777., -
tfc 7/11
Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Training for certification provid-
ed. CNA positions also available. Ap-
Sply in person. Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. tfc 7/1
hiring. Technicians. installers. Acct/
Serv. Reps. operators. No experience
necessary. For information, call I1-
219-736-4715, ext. F-2334, 9 am 9
pm 7 days. 3tp 7/8

Sing Store taking applications for
cook. May come, in for application
from 9 a.m. -'3 p.m., Monday Fri-
day. Need to be fast worker.
Itc 7/22
Now taking applications for cooks
and dishwasher, lyree's Restaurant.
call 639-5888. tfc 7/22
Caretaker for elderly couple Port
St. Joe area. Days or 24 hour care./
Benefits and wages negotiable. Call
639-2562 for details. 2tp 7/22

Party interested in clerical (mail
room) work in your home. Call 227-
1774. Itc7/22


Backyard Sale: 58 First St.. Mexi-
co Beach. Saturday. July 22. Miscel-
laneous items. Itp 7/22
We've cleaned out the atticl So
come by and see If we have what
you've been looking fori Saturday.
July 24th. 8 a.m. 1 p.m. 129 West-
cott Circle, Port St. Joe. Kin size wa-
ter bed. $100. Misc. furniture, water
skis & rope, glassware, rugs. bedding.
home interiors. TV, lamps. clothes.
dishes, toys, baby Items. Coffee -
Lemonade Homebaked Goodies.
227-1795 or 229-6509. Itp 7/22
Yard Sale: Saturday, July 24.
7:00 a.m. till. 209 Louisiana St.. Mex-
ico beach. Household items, cameras.
clothing. children's & adults, dishes.
pans. etc. Itp 7/22
2 Family Carport Sale: Saturday.
July 24th. 9-2. 113 Monica Drive.
Tent. 20" TV. maternity clothes, bed-'
spreads. boy's clothes, size 4-10.
women's clothes, dishes, books, other
Items. Itp 7/22
Moving Sale: TV's. furniture.
clothes, etc.. everything must sell.
Saturday. 7:00. Americus & Desoto.
St. Joe Beach. trailer 3. 1 tp 7/22

Sofa & loveseat. excel. cond. $85. 4i
Call 647-8314. ltc 7/22
polish cars. trucks, vans. boats, mo-
tor homes & 18-wheelers. No Job too
big or small. Just give us a call, we
shine 'em all. Reasonable rates,
friendly service. For more information
call 229-6769, ask for Larry or Ann
Lee. 2tp7/22
Sears Craftsman 11 hp riding.
tractor/lawn mower with grass catch-'
er, elec. start, new battery & blades,
good shape, 4 years old. $500. Call
229-6343 evenings or 229-8997 days.
ask for Willie. tfce 7/22
Sofa $75; baby stroller $20: baby
swing $20. Console IV $100. 229-
8474. l. e 7/22
Used building materials for sale:
gas hot water heater, windows (slide),
shower stall, lumber, plywood. stain-
less steel screen. panelling, doors.
etc. Call 227-1702 after 5:00 p.m..
Mon. -Thurs. ltp 7/22
Topper for small pickup, side
windows raise up. Call 639-2165.
I tc 7/22

Black naughahydesofa & chair,
$85; 2 end tables $40: black floor
lamp $12; small desk & chair. $75.
All in excellent condition. 648-5402.
S Itp 7/22

Table and four chairs. 535 obo.
229-6002. I ,7/22
Home or business. No travel ser-
vice charges for local jobs. Reasonable
rates. Call 227-1702 Monday Thurs-
day after 5 PM. "Only Your Window
Alan Knows for Sure'. Iinemani Mante-
nance Ucense #92409 4tp7/15
Your trees are worth money to
you and me. Small and large lot
clearing. Mike Carroll, 647-8070.
tfc 7/15
Cypress swings, chairs. etc. Also
22' travel trailer, self-contained, air,
etc. See at Cantley's Bargain Barn.
Hwy. 71 S.. Wewahltchka (6 miles
south of Wewa). tfc 7/8


I qell Watkins' Products. Quall-,
tyince 1868. For information call
227-1635. 4tp 7/8
Port St. Joe Lodge No. I I I
. s t Reg. Stated Communication
I st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall. 214
Reid Ave.
Donald Scott. W.M.
*4 Fred Nehrings. Sec.

pd 1993

.&ewahitchka (904) 827-2903
.Ort SLt. Joe 24 hr. service
A/C and Refrigeration, Repair & Servise
Restaurant & Bar Equipment, Appliances
License #RA0066292 Insured
Free Estimates tic 7/1

A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages
)* Books Toys etc.
My Very .Own Book
528 6th St. ; Phone 227-1636
r 7/1


3000 PSI Capability
", R.V.'s .BOATS
"Clean Before You Paint"
^ (904) 229-8190
Call Antyime

Play BINGO every Thursday night.
Cash Prizes with a $250 game each
Thursday. Games will continue
throughout the Summer Months.
Next -Post meeting will be Sept. 13th
at 8 o'clock in the post home, 3rd St.
and Williams Ave. tfc 7/1

Grass Cutting, Weed Eating,
Raking, Trash Hauled Off, Car
Cleaning, etc. Free Estimates
Chris or Ken Kennington
Call 227-7474
or 227-7599 after 4:30 p.m. 7,8

SBackhoe work. dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt..
Rt.2. Box A1C, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018

We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
t fc7/l

LAWYER 1-265-4794
26 Years of Experience
Worker's Compensation
Occupational Diseases,
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
7229 Deer Haven Read, P.C. tfv/i

phone 639-5157
LAIINS' Painting & Pressure Cleaning
Let Us Do Your Dirt Work
P. O. Box 1023 Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Marvin Larkins -- 7/15

Maddox Construction Company
RG 0062723 Mobile Phone 227-5100
New Homes
Additions & Remodeling WE BUILD TO LAST
All Your Building Needs A LIFETIME!
For Free Estimates, Call 229-8050 tic 7/1

Shingles R F
Re-Roofing Free Estimates

Lic. RC0066504

"The Beaches" 4
Eddie '"Smarter Than Water? tfc7o Lydia

Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting:Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 4:00 p.m. & Tues., 8:00 p.m.
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern

I would like to clean your homes.
For more information call 227-1614.,
Reasonable rates. tfc 7/1

Lawn Service
The Grass Is Still Growing, and We're
Still Mowing. Trees Trimmed & Cut.
Grass Cut, Roofs Raked, Etc.
Call Tommy or Warren at 229-8829 or
machine 229-8375
4tp 6/24

All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039. RC 0038936
'"Where Quality Is Higher
Than Price"
229-8631 fde7/1

Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Speicalty ti
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(904) 229-8581

Wauneta's Accounting
& Income Tax

Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach

Good Work Doesn't Cost, It Pays
Bush Chipping, Stump Grinding -
Rt. 2 Box 73D Port St. Joe,

Alexandra B. Ouellette
Personal Touch Home Care'
Care provided to one patient at
a time Minimum regular in-home
visit 3 hours approved by most In-
surance companies references
Days (904) 229-2748 Even-
ings (904) 227-1859. .
tfc 7/1

T.L.C. Lawn Service
.. All Types of Yard Work
Mowing, Raking, Trimming,
Weeding, Clean Outs
and Roof Sweeping.
Reasonable Monthly or
Seasonal Rates Available.
Call 229-6435 ifc7/i

29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
tfc 7/1

Major Appliance Repair David Kennedy
l' ,. ,Owner

Air Cond., Refrigeration,
Ice Machines, Washing Machines,
Dishwasher, Etc......
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
904-229-8656 0o 7/1


ISt. Joe Rent-All, Inc. |
Small Engine Repairs i
Factory Warranty Center

I Lawnmowers
.Weedeaters" a
,F Tillers |
j .Chain saws
*"T Generators I
\ Pumps =
e Engine Sales

706 1st St.-St. Joe
I 227-2112 2
- tc 1 86

'Ti"USE, an adtilt day care
by the day or the hour. 647-5382.
5tc 7/1

All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899
d fc7/I

S. tfc7/1

706 1st.St. 227-2112

5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112

Save o6n Your
Mitchell Williams
Callaway/Panama City

service now offered by
tfc 7/1


Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460 tc 7/i

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

Small Engine Repair

Lawn Mowers
Weed Eaters
Chain Saws

a. Tillers
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe -t-fc7/1i

Harmon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer c 7/.

LIC # RF0051042

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA tc7/1 904/229-6821



- I


... ...

Travel trailers, 23' Chateau,
bunk beds, full shower, lots of cabinet
space, new floor, $1,800, both sleep
4. Call 229-6664. 4tc 7/8

Small repairs on houses, lawn
mqlntenance, painting & trim
world. Call Billy at 227-1688.
thru July

nights, underbookedl Must Selll
$279/couple. Limited tickets. (407)
767-8100 ext. 2269, Mon. Sat., 9
a.m. 10 p.m. 4tp 7/8

This very excellent TV deal
won't last. Gudianteed excellent 19"
color TV's, $55 and $65. Call most ex-
cellent Swingarm Jim, 647-3116 -
"Hurryl". tfe 7/8

1986 14'x65' Northriver mobile
home, 2 bdrm., 2 full baths, llv. rm. &
kitchen w/pantry washroom. Total
4 gas stove, oven, heat & air condition-
er, refrig., .new carpet throughout
'trailer, 8x30' deck on front, -great
condition. Assume payoff. For more .
information call 647-8383.
4tp 7/22

Computerized -exercise bike with
challenge course & record program.
Great shape. Barely used. New $599,
asking $350 obo. 227-1467 after 6
p.m. tfc 7/1

Cooper's iWelding, aluminum
boat & trailer repairs of all types &
metal fabrications. 886 Hayes Ave.,
H.V. Call 229-2775. 6tp 6/24
Attention Attention Atten-
tion: Lawn senrice & tractor work, B1
& J Enterprise, reasonable rates. Call
827-2805 or 827-2876. 52tp 1/7

Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-
ern Auto company store advertised
sale prices. 227-1105. 219 -Reid
Ave. tfc 7/1

Western Auto Special. Computer'
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 7/1
E* lectrolux arid all other vacu-
ums, repairs and sales, bags, any-,
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyn-
dall Parkway, near Hwy. 22, Panama
City, FL 32404. 763-7443.
pd thru 9/1/93

Port StL Joe Western Auto now'
honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices..
Sears Card now at Port St Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOO! Also Com-
puter Wheel Alignment. 227-1105.

FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.:
-Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port Stt Joe, FL,32456.
: tfc7/1

Three beautiful little kittens. 1
black and white, two stripe,.one with
nice long hair. Call after 5, 227-2155.
Itc 7/22

Small mixed breed 'black and tan
female dog. gentle disposition. 647-
8238. Itp 7/22

FREE to a good home. 3 kittens -
1 Siamese, 1 black, 1 tabby. Call 227-
7523 or 227-1476., ltp 7/22
FREE to a good home. One year
old gray female cat, prefers older per-
son. Cute black & white female kitten.
wonderful disposition. See at 1621A
Monument Avenue after 6:00 p.m.

Guinea pigs for sale, $8 each: 10
gal. aquarium set up, $35. Call 227-
7523. Itp 7/22

Two AKC registered English bull-'
dogs, one male, bne female. Call 229-
6664. 2tc 7/22
S FREE to good home: 3 yr. old
male Gethman shepherd, neutered;
part lab., 2 yr. old female, spayed; Ig.
black long-haired female 8 yr. old
spayed; bull. mix female, 3 years old,
spayed; English setter mix, male 7
year old, neutered. Call collect 904/
697-3963. 2tc" 7/15

Looking for a CAT FLEA SHAM-
POO that kills quicker and lasts long-
DEN, 229-2727 about HAPPY JACK
Biodegradable. 10tc 6/3

Experienced with references:
computer bookkeeper, tax return,
payroll and more. 229-6543.
tfe 7/1

2 bdrm. trailer for sale at Howard
Creek, with roof over and '700 sq. ft.
addition partially completed. Septic
tank, storage shed & fenced 1/2 acre.
$22,000. Call 827-6019. tfc 7/22

5 acres (2 1/2 cleared) with 1991
14'x52' mobile home, 240' well,
12'x18' workshop, fruit trees, Stone-
mill Creek, $39,500. Call 639-5686.
4tp 7/22
For Sale by Owner: 3 bedroom
home on Ig. lot, ch&a, ceiling fans,
matching 12'x20' storage bldg., and
and privacy fence in back yard plus
more. Assumable mortgage. Seen
by appointment only. 408 Sixth St.
Highland View, 229-8806.

2 bedroom, 1 bath house on 1/2
acre lot, 7 miles north of Oversteet.
Call 648-8433. 4tc 7/15

For sale by owner: 3 bedroom; 2
bath home, 1312 Marvin Ave. Cen.
h&a. Call 227-1848. 2tp 7/22

3 bedroom, 1 bath, cen. h&a,
quiet neighborhood, 1 block from
beach, corner of Americus & Magel-
lan, St. Joe Beach. $29,000. Call 229-
2572. 4tp 7/22

Nice one and a half lots on Monu-
ment Avenue. 227-1647. tfe 7/1

Comer 'lot for sale, cleared with
septic tank. Comer of Alabama & Co-
lumbus St., St. Joe Beach. Call 229-
6666. tfc 7/1

3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, garage,
double carport, appliances, cen. h&a,
on 3 1/2 city lots with large barn, 602
17th, St 229-8372 after 3:30.
tfe 7/l1

1/2 acre lot with septic tank,
$9,500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
nancing. 227-2020, ask for Billy. .,:'

Remodeled 3 bdrm., I ba. brick
home, new cen.a&h, water heater &
roof, all appliances, space. kitchen &
- dining rm., privacy ferce, sun deck &
workshop, etc. on Ig. lot Energy effi-
cient, $53,000. Call 648-8215 or 227-
1501 orTomTodd Realty, Inc.

New 3 bdrm., 2 ba.: home, 1400
ft. heat/cooled, on beautiful Chipola
River, Ig. deck, dock on river, 2 car
carport, 100 ft. waterfront. Applianc-
es, owner financing with down pay-
ment. Call 904-762-8597 after 5 p.m.
2.73 acres at Sunshine Farms,
Overstreet. Partially cleared corner
acreage. $15,000 negotiable. Call B.
Given, 227-1467 after 6 p.m.
tfc 7/1
50x'150 lot w/2 BR, 14x60 MH
and all improvements. $21,500.
Americus St., St. Joe Beach. Financ-
ing Available. Call 648-5323.
tfc 7/1

Road, 1 'mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfe 7/1

3 BR, 1 ba, brick home on
75'x180' lot. New roof, central
heat & ac. 20'z24' workshop,
very nice. Call for an appt.
227-1795. tfe7/22

5 bdrm 3 bath. 2 kitchens, SPACE! Privacy outside shower, gar-
age with utility room. large deck upstairs. Beautiful sunsets and
unobstructed gulf view. Dedicated beach across highway.
GREAT PRICE -$98,500. .

St. Joe Beach 235 Santa Anna $65,000 Comfortable home
on 2 lots with 2 septic tanks. Two bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath. .
.Great room with brick- fireplace. Screened porch, storage
White City 154 Volunteer Street front and back screened
porches, carport, large (22x16) workshop/storage building'
with electric pump house/well. Home has 2 bedrooms, one.,
bath. wooden floors, carpet & tile, stove refrig.. window A/C.
* In very' g6od condlflohn- $35.900.
'Mexico Beach: L6t Severith Street $16,500: Large 'lot,
100'x158.33' Storage building does not stay.
Overstreet area $60,000. Property 467'x467' (before- bridge),
sold with 295' communications tower, utility shed, fence.

Hwy. 98 & 20th St.: 4 bd.,'3 bath, good location. For Investment/repn-
tal 570.000.
312 Halley Drive -first time home buyer. 3 bd., 1 ba., excel. cond.
Good neighborhood. Front & rear deck, assumable mortgage,
238 Nan Nook: Excellent starter/retirement home In Grand Isle Subdivi-
sion; Nice quiet neighborhood. 2 bd.. 1 ba. cen. h/a, 75'x100' lot, .less-
than 10 years old. Owner financing available. $55,000.
309 Halley Drive, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., garage, carpet/tile floors, garage,
assumable loan, call for details. $65,000. "
502 Cathey Lane, Lg. doublewide mobile home. Cen. h/a, 2 bd., 2
ba. w/refrig., range, washer, dryer, util. irm.; workshop, front screened
porch. plus rear porch. Just under 1 .acre, fully fenced, Reduced
720 Fortner Ave. 3 bd.. 1 1/2 ba, mobile home, util. rm., screen porch,
garage w//workshop, partially fenced, possible owner financing. Re-
duced from S58.000 to $55,000

Spacious condos. Great view of Gulf & bay. LIv. rm. w/f.p., 2 bd., 2
ba., 1 upper level unit turn. $69.500. Lower-level furnished. S65.000.
Large 1 level unit, grand view of gulf & beaches. 2 bd., 2 ba. condo.
LIV. rm. with f.p., unfum. $62,500

3rd St. & 5th Ave.: 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. moolle home, cathedral ceiling,
sold furnished, screened porch, washer/aryer hook-ups. .Excellent
Condition. Priced to sell at $32,500. ,
Beacon Hill'- 3rd Ave. Nice 198tf!jxj' Scot mobile home, 2 bd., 1
ba., custom built, masonite sidlrn n fe roof, other extras. $35,000.
2ND ST., BETWEEN 3RD & 4TH 14'X60'. MOBILE HOME, 2 BD., 1 BA.

Dolphin Run #1 beautiful spacSGO Dd., townhome, $110.000. Own-
er financing with 25% down. r I
Dolphin Run #7 Completely furnished townhome. tastefully decorat-
ed. Sit on deck, and enjoy beautiful view of gulf, $110,000
End of Cortez St. Triplex at St.. Joe Beach. Lg. 3 bd., 2 1/2 ba., cov-
ered deck, good layout, fireplace, unfurnished, $130,000.
GulfAIre Townhome #9709 Waterfront, nicely furnished, swimming
pool,& tennis court privileges. $96,500.
' Gulfaire Townhome #9803: Unfurnished 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba. i6 excel, cond.
Primary use has been used mainly weekends by family. Not on rental
program. $96,000. .
GulfAIre Townhome #9821 Beautiful 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba., $98,500 unfur-
hnished, $105,000 furnished.
South 39th St.: Nice 1 bd., 1 ba. townhome, furnished, end location,
Excellent rental record,S54,000.
Comer of 31st St. -Duplex each side of duplex has 1 bd., 1 ba, neat-
ly furnished. Good rental history, $85,000
101-A Miramar Dr. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome,'furnished, new car-
pet, Ig. landscaped corner yard with- sprinkler system & priv. fence.
Waterview from 2nd floor Convenient location near marinas, Pier Rd.
& Canal Parkway. $69,900.
101-C Miramor Dr. 2 bd,, 1 1/2 ba. furnished townhome, water view
from bedroom balcony, landscaped backyard, great location, near
Canal Park & Pier, $59,900.
37th St. Gulf White Sands #1 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., town-
home, close to Glulf. $63,000.
37th St. Gulf White Sands #3 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., excel.
rentals, completely furnished, Just steps to pier & gulf. $63,000.
37th St. Gulf White Sands #2 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., excel.
rentals, completely furnished, just steps to pier &gulf, $63,000.
37th St. The 3-C's Ju& NDtReR QN RAC- bd., 2 ba., neatly
furnished. Good rental history, $52,600.
117 40th St. Apt. #2 2 bd,, 1 ba., furnished, close to beach, re-
duced to $37,000. Make offer,
310 Beacon Rd. Cottage style, 2 sQg Iedroom, 2 bath home. Vinyl
siding, 1 x 6 tongue & groove lumber insidePrlced to sell at $75,000.
408 Gulf Aire Drive Owner tronstje.l.4lIust Sell 3 bd., 2 ba. brick
Some, with double garage, beautl8fr3l escapedd swimming pool-&
tennis court privileges, Priced to ell. $83,000.
400-C GulfAIre Dr. Easy walk to beach, tennis court & swimming pool
facilities. Lovely home In triplex, 3 bd,, 3 ba., stone f.p., garage & oth-
er amenities. Ideal for yr. round living or vacation home. $71,500,

Ac D /////A D A/I

Cape San Bias: 100' on beachfront (1.66 acres), was $150,000.
NOW $115,000.
Overstreet- Waterview (dedicated waterfront), 1,5 acres, 2 bd.,
1 ba. mobile home. Was $30K, NOW $27,500. ,-

GulfAIre Dr. Triplex, two 3 bd.. 2 ba. units and one 1 bd. 1 ba unit.
very nice, good Investment. all 3 at S 155,000 or will sell individually for
$69.900 ea 3 bd., units & S3d,900 1 bd. unit.


Atlantic St.: Enjoy Gulf breezes from porch ofthis 2 bd., 1 ba. beach
cottage with Florida rm Completely fenced. Nice level trees yard.
Storage bullaing/workshop. Furnished 1/2 block to beach. Call for -
appt. $45,000.
Comer oflabaoma & Ponce de Leon, 2 bd on nice 75'x150' lot. Home
has 16k30'&] eeedj56rch that could be easily enclosed as a thira in-
cludes S7.000 Jacuzzi. Nicer, landscaped lots with decking and out-
side storage. Must see. S 74.500. .-.' -' -.
135 Desoto St., 3 bd., 1 ba. home on Ig. corner lot, gulf view from roof
deck. 1 block to beach, $65,000.
Coronado St. A must seel 1988 3 bd., 1 ba. MH, completely fenced.,
Beautifully landscaped. $49,900.
240 Santa Anna St. Home for family or weekend living.. Liv., din. rm.;
kit., 2 Ig. bd., 2 ba., wrap-around deck. Septic system allows another
.bedroom. $65,000. ,
Coronado #7 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, unrestricted gulf view, fur-
nished, nice. Reduced to $65,000. Make offer
Columbus St. nicely furnished 3 bd., 2 ba. mobile home, 1 1/2 blocks
to beach. $40,000.
Casa Del Mar St. Joseph Shores Great buy for home across street
from beach. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, furn., $39,900 each or
$159,600 for all four.
Ponce de Leon' 2 bd., 2 ba. mobile home; 14'x70' Fleetwood, two'
lots, 75'x100' ea, $39,900.i

512 9th St. 3 bd., 1 bo. frame house. Large 75'x170' lot; Priced to sell
at $36,000. -
1314 Marvin Ave. Nice 3 bd., 1 ba. block house. Horme is in immacu-
late condition. Has city water/sewer, Irrigation well. Home sold with
stove, blinds, ceiling fans, and utility house. $47,000.
Cape Plantation 103 Plantation Drive A great home for the golfers
3 bd., plus a bonus room, 2 1/2 ba., 2,000 sq. ft. approx. Small equity
& assume. Great Prlcel44!05-iG. REDUCED TO $99,500.
206 10th St. 3 bd., 1, ba. home, new kitchen cabinets, carport, near
churches, nursing home, $39,900.
2004 Juniper Ave. Comfortable 3 bd., .1/2 ba. brick home, just re-
done, swimming pool, 1 1/2 lots, good price, 686,009. Reduced to
$78,000. ,:

E. River Rd., Looking for privacy. lovel/ home &'fishing? This is itl 2 bd.,
2 ba. brick home. ch/a, fp, appliances Outside fish-cleaning sinks,
brick BBQ, on ex. Ig. concrete patio. Terraced down .to large deck,
boat house and dock. Also furnished 12'x16' guest house. All on pictu-
resquely landscaped 100'x425' lot with chain link fence. Must see to
appreciate, $150,000.
Land's Landlnpg- Evergreen Drive 1983 14 x67' mobile home 3 bd., 2
ba. New septic tank & well January 1992 Central a/c & cen. gas
heat. Appliances Inciudeal Equity & assume mortgage, If qualified.
Howard Creek Great fishing, year-round living, 3 bd., 1 ba., mobile
home, turn., storage shed, well, screened porch, $32,500. 1 Acre
White City 3 bd., 1 ba., approx., 1,900 sq. ft., fireplace, lots of ameni-
ties, nice lot located on Charles Aye. $50,000..

Wetappo Creek, end of Miller Ute Lane: 3 bd., 2 ba. unfurnished mo-
bile home. Two -storage sheds, ch/a. Has screened porch, deck,
beautiful view of Wetappo Creek. Located on over an acre lot
406 N. Canal St. Watch the boats go by from your comfortable 2 bd.,
2 ba. stucco home with 100' on Intracoastal Canal, ch/a, all elec.,
priv. fence, 2 storage bldgs., satellite dish. Peaceful neighborhood -
$95,000. :
Waterview (dedicated waterfront), 1.5 acrse, mobile home, 2 bd., 1
ba. $30,000.
1616 Pine St. Brick home on beautiful wooded lot, 3 bdrm., 1 ba., front
& rear porches,, paved street, new roof. 3 plus car garage, chain link
fence, storage shed, room for garden. $49,500. Possible owner financ-
W. Forest St. 1982 60' 2 bd. furn. mobile home w/porch & storage
shed, well & new pump, Located on leveled, treed lot, approx. .663
acres. Call for directions. $28,500.

7th St. 1988 Double wide Mobile Home on 3 lots. Custom features,
deck, chain link fence, $33,000.
Hwy. 98 Building behind truss plant, Approx, 1 acre w/bldg. and 3
phase power to site. $33,500.Reduced to $25,000.

506 First St. Commercial bldg., auto body repair and paint shop.
About 4,500 sq. ft. with 5 hp air compressor. $39,000.
2.5 plus acres commercilol/industrial with old garage, lots of possibili-
ties. $99,000.

Wanted to Buy: Sleeper/sofa,
-', good condition, reasonably priced.
227-7349. Itp 7/22
Wanted to Buy: 40 to 90 h.p. out-
board motor with power trim. Call
,229-8113. ltc 7/22

Country living overlooking We-
tappo Creek, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. 1500 sq.
ft. living space, 26'x56' mobile home,
:15x26' grand room, ch&a, fireplace, 2
car garage, 2 util.' bldg., 2 covered
porches, one 14'x26' open deck,
swimming pool w/privacy fence,
beautiful landscaped on two 1/2 acre
lots with c/1 fence. $56,500. Call 648-
5323 for appt. tfc'7/1

PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place
yours. $3.50 for first insertion,
$2.00 a week for consecutive runs,
plus 50 per word for all over 20.

a minor child .
Pettitoner ,
Last known address: 906 Long Avenue ,
PortSt.L Joe, FL32456 '
for Ado option of the above-named minor child has
been fied against you and you are required tki
serve a coy of your written defenses, If any, to it
on SANDRA G. ATKINS, ESQ., 405 Oak Avenue,
Panama City, FL 32401. Petitioners' Attorney, on
or before August 5, 1993. and file the original with
the clerk of this court either before service on
plaintiUfs attorney or Immediately thereafter o'th
erwise a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded In the Petition.
DATED this 23 day of June. 1993.
Clerk of the Court ,
/s/Pam M. Loper, Deputy Clerk
Publish:i July 15 22,29, anAugust 5, 1993.

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
pursuant to the "Fictitious Name Act," Ch. 865.09
Florida Statutes, will register with the Florida De-
partment of State upon the receipt of proof of the
publication of this notice, the fictitious name, to-
Sprint Cellular Company
under which we are engaged in business at:
112 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Dated at Chicago, II. this 25th day of May, 1993..
by: Kevin C. Gallagher, Vice President
Sprint cellular company
Publish: July 22, 1993. s Managng Agent.

Receive Your Paper In the Mail Each Week


$15.00_ One Year In Gulf County $20.00 In Florida
___ (Plus Applicable Sales Tax)
Out of State $20 for One Year $15 for 6 months.
Mail your check to: P. 0. Box 308, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 to
start your subscription.

John M. Delorme, Broker
Ellen F. Allemore, Broker
Earl-Groh 647-3199
Joy Holder 648-8493

John. Maddox 229-8050
Margie Miller 229-6502
Judie McCormick 648-8595
Joan Smithwick 648-5374
Scott Stephens 872-9297

Mexico Beach: Hwy. 98 & 20th St.: Was $85,000. NOW
$70,000. Good location. Rental investment. 4 bd., 3 baths,

371h.St approx. 75'x100' beachside, Pier Road. .......................,$59,900
40th St. & Hwy. 98 approx. 175'x100', Lot 1,'Block 7.
Unit 5 zoned tourist/comm.... $90,000
S. 40th St. approx 75'x100', Lot 2, Block 7, Unit 5 zoned
tourist/comm....... ... $35,000
Corner 13th & Hwy. 98 Lot 3. Business Center 90'x190'
com m ......................... ....... .......1.... .......$120.000
121h St. Lot 14. Business Center. 75'x9(0- comm S35.000
2001 Hwy. 98. St. Joe Beach, Commercial, excellent location." 170:5" x
321.22' lot; 198 sq. ft. building,. $99,000 Make offers .
U.S. 98 between Balboa & Magellan' 3/4 block & 1 lot. Pmitted for
condos only. '$300,000


GulfAlre Subdivision
Gulfalre Dr.: Lot 38, lock C. Vacant lot JUST REDUCED ................. $15,900
Lot 8, BIk. G, Beacon Road, Sewer tap paid; possible owner financing.
G: ood location near pool, S22,800.
Beacon Rd.: Lot 9, Block E, sewer tap paid, nice, level lot, .....S22.900.
Periwinkle Dr., 75'x 125'lot 23.500
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 11, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 75'x25' ...........S29.000.
GulfAire Dr. Lot 25 & 26, Block C, Phase 2 -
approx. 72.6'x146' & 73'x150', '17,000 ea.
GulfAire Dr. Lot 38, Block C, Phase 2- approx. 75'x125'..... ..... $17,500
Beacon Rd, Lot 21, Block D, Phase 2 approx. 71'x125' .......... $21,000
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 9. Block G, Phase 2 approx. 74'x120' -
close to pool & tennis court $22,800
Sea Pipes Lane Lot 6, Block B, Phase 1 approx. 65'xl 15' ..... $28,000
GulfAire Dr. Lot 39, Block'C, Phase 2 approx. 75'x128'
comer lot, close to pool & tennis courts $22,000
GulfAIra Dr. Lot 15, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 85'x125' ........ .$22,900

South 36th St.: Excellent 75' x 100 lot 4th from wat6r. .............. $55,000.
1th St.. between Oleander & Foitner. 50'x150 $17,500
Comer of Robin Lane & Hwy, 386-A. Nice vacant lot..; ......... ...$..15,000
,Ready to build? Buy this level, cleared lot on Robin Lane. Survey avail

able.,. ,12,5001
Hatiey Dr. 88'x108', lot 6; Block A $10,000
Robin Lane Unit 17, Block 1, Lot 10 approx. 250'x100' -
I irregular shape, has septic tank, restricted to houses ........ $17,500
Azalea St. Lot 18, Block 4; Unit 11 approx. 80'xl00' -
houses $17,500

Azalea St.' Lot 19, Block 4, Unit 11 approx. 75'x100'
houses $17,500.
Grand Isle Kim Kove Lot 8, Block C, Unit 15 houses ............ $12,000
North Lqke Estates Lot 6, BIk A, approx. 87.5'x108' house.......$. $10,000
Grand Isle Nan Nook & Kim Kove Lot 19, Block-D
approx. 71.8'x115' houses $11,500
Sea St. Lots 13 & 14, Block 2, Unit 9 approx. 50'x122'-
zoned m.h. or houses $28,500
16th St. Lot 8, Block D, Unit 2 75'xl00' $23,500
131 Pine St. Lot 10, Block 6, Unit 11 75'xl00' houses .............. $12,500

Desoto St. (between Americus and Alabama), 75'xl50' lot, mobile
home or house, $15,000.
Alabama Ave. (between Court & Ward) Unit 2, Lot 7,
Block 47 75'x150' $13,500
Americus & Selma Lot 13. Block 10, Unit 1 approx. 75'x150' $14,000
Americus & Selma Lot 14, Block 10, Unit 1 approx. 84'x150' $15,500
Ward St. Lot 2, Block 47, Unit 2 approx. 75'x150................... .... $12,500
Ward St. Lot 3. Block 47, Unit 2 approx. 75'xl50' ...................... $12,500

3rd Ave. between 5th & 6th St. Lot 5, Block 19,
approx. 50'xl00' $8,500.
3rd Ave. between 5th & 6th St. Lot 3, Block 19,
approx. 50'xlOO' $8,500
3rd Ave. between 1st & 2nd St. Lot 13, 14 & 15, approx.
50'xlOO' each, owner financing-. 20% down ................... $7,000 ea.
Beacon Hill Estates Hwy. 386 Lot 9, Block 1, Unit I
approx. 100'x120' $17,000
Beacon Hill Estates Lucia Ave. Lot 10, Block 1, Unit 1
Approx. 100'x120' $13,000
6th St. Lots 5 & 6, Block 3, Unit 1 Irregular $32,000
3rd St. & 4th Ave. Lot 20, Block 22 $13,500
Sunshine Farms 7 + acres, $7,500 per acre. One parcel with septic
tank at $14,500 If sold separately.
Creekwood Estates Lot 17. 1r2-acre $11,000
Sunshine Acres Lot 8. 271 actes owner financing ................... $12,000
Highway 386 across from SuntbIne Forms 3 +cres ......... $17,000

Fantasy Prop erties, Inc.

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

-_ --~--' --_T __~ _` 1 -~---i ..

Purpose and effect: The Gulf County
School Board proposes to amend and adopt poli-
cdes, as provided for In the Administrative Prce-
dures Act, for the purpose ,of bringing said policies
into compliance with Florida Statutes and State
Board of Education Rules.
Summary: The following is a brief descrip-
tion of each proposal change of Chapter 6GX23:
3.443 Pupil Progression Plan and Promotion.
Economic Impact: The'se proposals will re-
sult in no direct costs associated with Implementa-
If requested, a hearing will be held at 9 am.
EDT on Tuesday, August 3;, In the Board Room,
Gulf county School Board Office. Gulf County
Courthouse, Hwy. 71, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
The entire text of the proposed rules can be
Inspected during regular office hours at the Gulf
county School Board Office, Gulf County Court-
house, Hwy. 71, Port St Joe, FL.
Special legal authority under which the
adoption n authorized and the law being Imple-
mented and interpreted are made specific,
The addition and changes are proposed by
David Bidwell, Director of Instructional Services
and approved for consideration by B. Walter Wild-
er, Superintendent. Amendments:
3.443 Pupil Progression Plan and Promotion.
Publish July 15, 22, 1993.

CASE NO. 93-2057
IN RE: The adoption of:







S1Florida Garden

Extension Notes

Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service

There Are Over 500

Different Types of

Palms In Florida

When tourists think of Flori-
da, most visualize surf rolling in
on sandy beaches, with palms
waving in the background. Palms
are not limited to coastal areas.
Of the world's approximately
four-thousand palm. varieties.
about 500 native and imported
types are found in the "sunshine
state." Many of these are adapted
to inland locati6n, as well as sea-
side sites.
One of the first palms that

S *,", 3, .
We Help The
En irn etB



-Indian Pass Raw Bar
*PICS #2
*The Star
*Jr. Food Store
*Sing Store
*Piggly Wiggly
*St. Joe Hull
*Campbell s
*Hammond's Grocery
*Jr. Food Store
Dixie Dandy '
*Suwannee Swifty
*Jr. Food Store
,ExpreSs-ane .
*Gulf Foods
*Suwannee Swifty
*Jr. Food Store
C&H Grocery ..
Rich's IGA .
*Jr. Food Store
*DLxie Dandy
iJr. Food Mart

comes to ,mind is our state tree.
the Cabbage Palm. My informa-
tion on palms was provided by
Extension Urban Horticulture
Specialist Dr. Robert Black.
The Cabbage Palm is found in
all parts of our state, except the
extreme western portion. It's an
upright, single-trunked palm with
fan-shaped leaves. You can easily
recognize this tree ,by the criss-
crossed design along its trunk.
These crisscrosses are called
"boots.", They are what's left after
decayed leaf stalks .fall off the
palm a process, that continues
until very old age.
Other common single-
trunked varieties Include the
Washiington Palm, Royal, Queen,
Canary Island, and Pygmy Palms.
The Washington Palm i very tall.
'with a slender trunk and fah
shaped leaves. It's often seen
along residential streets. The Roy-
al Palm is a spectacular species.
Its massive trunk resembles a
concrete pillar, and it has a green
collar that extends down from the
top. Royal Palms may exceed 80
feet in height. The Queen Palm is
a tall-growing variety with a
smooth trunk and feathery
leaves. The Canary Island Date
Palm, which also has feathery
leaves, some-what resembles a
Pineapple. It's another variety
used for lining streets. The Pygmy
Palm. also a Date variety, is' a
dwarf species with beautiful dark
green foliage.
Besides these popular single-
trunked palms, there are quite a
few that grow ih clusters, with
several stems or trunks. Probably
the.most common of these cluster
types is the Areca (ah-REEK-ah)
Palm. It's a low-giowing' variety
with smooth, slim, yellow-rtnged
stems and .feathery foliage. The
Areca is well. adapted for either
indoor or outdoor. use..
The Paurotis (paw-ROW-Us),
which Is more commonly called
the Saw Cabbage Palm, is found
in swamps'and undrained soils of
extreme South Florida. Like the

Barrier Dunes -

Sea Cliffs -

San Bias Plantati(

Secluded Dunes

Gulf Front Lots -

Areca, the slender trunks of this
species usually grow in large
clumps. The Saw Cabbage Palm
has fan shaped leaves, and may
reach a height of 40 'feet.
Yet another cluster type is
the Rhapis (RAPE-Is) Palm. It's a
low growing, fan leaved variety.
having many reed-like stems.
These palms, which prefer semi-
shaded locations, make very good
tub specimens. Rhapis Palms
also may be used for group plant-
In addition to upright and
cluster type palms, there are va-
rieties-such as the Saw Palmet-
to-which grow quite close to the


ground. The Saw Palmetto is
found throughout Florida. The
. runk of this native species usu-
ally almost parallels the soil sur-
face. However, occasional speci-
mens have Inclined, or even
upright, trunks.
We've mentioned only a few
palms that can be used as orna-
mentals in Florida. There are
many more-both native and Im-
ported. From this wide selection,
you're sure to find some that are
well-suited to your environment
and landscape needs. Try some
palms. They add an enjoyable.
tropical touch to your surround-


FAX: (904) 229-6556
member of the Florida
Association of Realtors


' Double Pocket
',! Portfolios
' Leatherine folders feature
Three Duo-Tang fasteners
and two handy pockets.
|11Wx8'.'1/2 capacity.
25 per box.

THE 9.


.Over 40 luxurious townhomes to
:choose from for your beach
rentals. Enjoy the pool, tennis,
exercise room and a great '
community spirit. 30 units fo'r
sale, ranging from. $89,900 to
: r $199,900 .
A inew beachfront community
with a pool,.
on- A new single, family community:
beachfront, and beachviewlots.
"- An Exclusive beachfront com-
I munity surrounded by St.

JoSseph State Park.
Approximately 700'

x 100' front-

221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
(904) 227-1450
State Certified Residential Appraiser #0001273
Mortgage Rates Are Low, Now Is The Time To Buyl
Frances Chason 229-8747 Rena Malear
Charles Shoaf -'227-7429 Doris Strickland

,New Usting: 1207 Palm Blvd. 3 bedroom, 2 ba., partially furnished, cen. h/a. Out-
side storage. $75,000.
526 6th St.:Newly updated 3 BR, 1 bath frame house; close to town. New roof, con-
tral H&A, vynyl siding; new wiring and plumbing. Great starter or retirement
home. Only $34,000.
16th St.: 3 BR, 1 bath, practically new central H&A, 10'x20' storage building on 70' x
.120' comer lot. Selling with lots of furniture included. $44,000.
532 Third St.: Handyman Special 3BR, 1 ba. house on 50' x 85' corner lot. Only
121 Hunter Circle: 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry & brick home, central h/a & outside
storage. $52,400.00.
.1616 Long Ave.: 2 story duplex, recently redecorated, good rental record. Owner
says make an offer.
517 4th St.: Charming older 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in great condition, new roof.
517 1/2 4th St.: Apartment building with two furnished apartments, each 'two bed-
room, 1 bath. A Great Investmentl Rent from apartments could make your mort-
gage payments. Good rental record. BOTH FOR ONLY $609,000.00. Reduced
to $55,000.00.
205 Duval St.: 2 bedroom, 1 bath frame home on 60' x 125' lot. Needs some TLC.
$24,000, Reduced to $18,000.
Gulf front Beach Cottage: Completely furnished 2 BR, 2 BA. kitchen with eating
area, living room, ready to move ini Asking $122,900.00.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom, 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach, ideal
for young couple or retired couple,.,1 172 lots, fenced in yard with fruit trees,
quiet neighborhood. $45,000.00.
Hwy. 71: Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home with large kitchen, living room-dining
room combo, and screened back porch. $32,500.
Gulf County Farm Tracts: 2 1/2 acres located comer Bailey Rd. & Hwy. 71. Mobile
home in need of-repairs located on property. $12,000 for all.
Corner Bailey road and Hwy. 71: 2 1/2 acres cleared and ready to build or for mo-
bile home. has Ywater, septic tank, and power. $14.000.
Priced to Sell: 2 lots cleared and ready to build on. 177' frontage. $8,600 for both.
.Overstreett 13 acres near bridge and canal with many nice oaks and fronts on
paved street..
8th St.: 1 1/2 nice lots, 750x170', only $12,000.00.
'Long Ave.:;2 nice high lots, cleared and reaiJ to build on. $20,000.
Cape San Bias: 270 ft. prime Gulf frontage 600 ft deep. Will sell or all part.
Mexico Beach, 43rd St.: Nice cinWal Iot w/fy dock across street. 71"x90'.-4 30i
Reduced to $33,000.'
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8,000.00.
St. Joseph Shores: Owner will listed to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft. of highway
Howard Creek: 60 x 130 lot Only $1,800.00
506 9th Street, 3 bedroom. 1 bath house, $375.00 month $200 deposit.

S.R, 1,-Box 223
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Your "Cape San Bias" Rentals

& Sales Specialist:

i. i

PAGfiE a