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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Monday, August 18, 1997
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THE PALM BEACH POST MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 1997 5A In brief Three Lotto winners to share $28 million Palm Beach Post Wire Services TALLAHASSEE Three Florida Lotto ticket holders picked all six numbers in Saturday's drawing and will share a jackpot prize estimated at $28 million. Florida Lottery computer records show the winning tickets were sold in Orlando, Punta Gor-da and Wauchula. The big jackpot spurred brisk sales Saturday throughout the state. The winning Lotto numbers Saturday were: 01-10-11-31-39-47. 1 killed, 1 hurt at party MIAMI One man died and another was seriously injured in gunfire that erupted in a fight following a party at Florida Memorial College on Sunday. The victims, both about 20 years old and unidentified by police, were in a car leaving a party at the Omega fraternity activity center when they got into an argument with a man brandishing a gun. Shots were fired, and both the driver of the car and passenger were hit. The driver managed to pull away but soon lost control, crashing into a fire hydrant within a block of the school.The driver died at the scene. The passenger is in serious condition at Parkway West Hospital with a gunshot wound to the upper body. 2 accused of smuggling ORLANDO Two men on their way to a reptile breeders show were arrested when they tried to smuggle snakes and turtles worth $70,000 into the country, authorities said. Reptile dealers Kei Tomono, 26, and Masakazu Iseya, 41, both of Japan, were arrested Wednesday night at Orlando International Airport. Pa . Baptists ask U.S. leader to step aside The group hopes other state conventions will pass similar resolutions against the Rev. Henry Lyons of St. Petersburg. The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA The embattled president of the National Baptist Convention USA should step aside until a national commission completes its investigation into his alleged wrongdoings, said some two dozen ministers. The resolution passed during a meeting Friday at a North Philadelphia church was the first formal announcement made by a group of Baptist ministers since allegations surfaced that the Rev. Henry Lyons had used church money to build a $700,000 waterfront home in Florida. James Hall, president of the Pennsylvania State news State Baptist Convention, admitted following the meeting that their decision will have no immediate effect on Lyons' status as head of the nation's largest black church. But Hall said he hoped the decision would persuade other state Baptist conventions across the country to pass similar resolutions. The Rev. David Weeks Jr., president of the Philadelphia Baptist Ministers Conference, said asking Lyons to temporarily step aside was not enough. "We need to put him out of there," he said. "People are getting this picture that all Baptist preachers are like Lyons, but it ain't that way at all." Another pastor, John J. Barfield, said some of the ministers feared that if they came out against Lyons now, then "heads would roll" later if Lyons survives his term, which expires in 1999. At least $90,000 from convention accounts went toward the exclusive waterfront home, bought with a woman who is not his wife, the St. Petersburg Times reported Thursday. Convention officials told the paper that Lyons does not have permission to spend convention money on his real estate deals. On July 6, Lyons' wife set fire to the house. She told authorities that she had discovered her husband owned it along with Bernice Edwards, the Baptist Convention's former public relations director, and that they were having an affair. Mrs. Lyons later recanted, saying the fire was an accident and she believed that her husband had been faithful. Cunanarfs mom: 'He was my mentor' as a child Mary Ann Cunanan says she often sought advice from her son. Tlie Associated Press LOS ANGELES Andrew Cunanan's mother says she looked up to her son as an adviser when he was a child and recalls him as "way above me intellectually." "Up until he was 14, he was my mentor," Mary Ann Cunanan said in an interview with Hard Copy. "We would take walks and he would advise me what to do," she said. "He knew all the right answers because I was having problems with my marriage, and I would turn to him." Cunanan had the master bedroom in his family's home when he was 16, she said. "I wasn't in his lifestyle or league," she said. "He was way above me intellectually." The interview was scheduled for broadcast today and Tuesday. The program provided transcripts Sunday. She said her son never told his family he was gay. "We wanted to accept him . . . and tell him we loved him regardless ... of what choice of life he chose," she said. Mary Ann Cunanan said she last spoke with her son on Easter, by telephone. Cunanan killed himself on a houseboat in Miami Beach on July 23, 2k miles from the spot where he allegedly shot and killed Gianni Versace. The fashion designer is one of five people Cunanan is suspected of killing in a cross-country killing spree. M I Cunanan Museum honors old Seven Mile Bridge Die Associated Press MARATHON A museum dedicated to the Seven Mile Bridge that ties the Lower Keys to the rest of the country opened with two octogenarians who grew up on the bridge reuniting. Catherine Kyle Timmons, 81, of Davie, and Esther Hines Diver, 80, of Palatka hugged each other for the first time since 1930 at the dedication Saturday of the Pigeon Key Museum. Feds want mob suspect in prison for 5 years They hope to use a passport fraud case to put away the reputed Cuban Godfather. The Associated Press MIAMI Federal authorities claim Jose Miguel Battle was an organized crime boss who once had a 2,500-member "corporation" that killed at least 20 people and intimidated witnesses. The problem is all they can get him on now is passport fraud. Frustrated prosecutors are hoping to milk his guilty plea for all they can, asking U.S. Senior District Judge James Lawrence King to sentence him next month to five years in prison. That's despite sentencing guidelines that call for 12 months Battle's already served eight. "It's taking him off the streets for a while," Metro-Dade vice Lt. Vic McEachim said when the Cuban native was charged. "Al Capone was arrested for income tax invasion. That worked. I'm happy to see these charges." Authorities had been on Battle's trail for 20 years when they raided his $1.5 million South Dade estate in December. They claim he was the legendary bolita king of the New York area. Underlings call him El Padrino the Godfather, authorities said. Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Lehner has pushed for a tough sentence based on Battle's "long criminal history," the leniency he received for a previous felony and the extremely high "likelihood that he will commit further crimes." If Battle avoids federal prison, his troubles aren't over. In May, he was charged with possession of a 20-gauge shotgun. Battle, a felon, is not supposed to have such weapons. Trial on that charge is set for September. The museum chronicles the time-line of the 5-acre island and the Seven Mile Bridge, once labeled the "Eighth Wonder of the World." The women spent most of their teenage years living on the tiny island that once served as a base camp for workers who constructed Henry Flagler's Overseas Railway in the Florida Keys. Both women's fathers served as bridge tenders on the small island that lies beneath the old Seven Mile Bridge, about 3 miles southwest of Marathon. "We lived in our bathing suits," said Diver, recalling her years on the island. 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