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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 51

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Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, December 12, 1976 B15 STATE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING HOURS: MON. Thru SAT 10 A.M. TO 10 P.M. $M, 11 A.M. TO 7 P.M. NEWS Key ff etl Houri Monday thru Saturday 10 a.m. -9 p.m. Sunday 12 oon-5 p.m. Prices Effective thru December 31st GREAT GIFT Senator Threatens Gas Tax Hike Block iIIE! r Sears Decorator Rugs From Country To Contemporary implement it because of opposition from other parts of the state. 24 Tons of Marijuana Seized by Agents KEY WEST - Federal, state and local police, alerted by a phone call from a confidential informant, methodically cut off escape routes, lulled doubts with Spanish language citizens band radio transmissions, and arrested 13 Cuban refugees yesterday with nearly 24 tons of marijuana. A Drug Enforcement Administration agent and Monroe County sheriff's deputies said the haul had an estimated street value of $11.6 million. Also seized by U.S. Customs agents were three lobster boats, a 22-foot inboard-outboard cruiser, a camper truck and a car. 15-30 fPi THE EARLY AMERICAN LOOKS mi FREE 5-fl. 8-in. x U-fl. 8-in. ri-r ii CH Ml 99 SHEERS From Post Wlr Sorvlcot TALLAHASSEE - The chairman of the Senate Finance and Tax Committee threatened yesterday to block a gasoline tax increase until South Florida gets more road maintenance money. Sen. Jack Gordon (D-Miami Beach) said he intends to keep gas tax legislation bottled up in his committee until the Department of Transportation implements a reclassification plan that would substantially increase road maintenance funds for South Florida. "I will not agree to any transportation tax for Interstate 75 or anything else until the department revises their primary and secondary classifications in order to be fair to Dade County," Gordon said. "I just don't see why Dade County should continue to send a disproportionate amount of taxes for building roads to other parts of the state when the governor and the department continue to be totally unfair to Dade?' he added. Transportation Secretary Tom Webb, said at budget hearings last week that it would take a 2-cent-a-gallon increase in the 8-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax to meet Florida's road building and maintenance needs. Gov. Reubin Askew has said he again will ask the legislature to increase the gasoline tax, but he has not specified an amount. Askew's proposed 2.8 cent hike was rejected by the 1976 legislature. The governor has said Florida faces loss of federal matching funds if it fails to raise more money for transportation. 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He had hidden with one of the bales of marijuana and escaped the searchlights of the arresting agents. Shortly before dawn, two others were found hiding in mangrove thickets on the island. Five men leaped into the sea in an escape attempt but were intercepted. Four were intercepted as they ran up the beach. Confessed Killers Admit More Crimes ST. AUGUSTINE - Three young Ocilla, Ga., men who reportedly admitted killing a St. Augustine motel clerk Friday morning are said to have admitted a similar killing Wednesday morning at Gainesville and are suspects in three such shootings in Georgia, St. John's County Sheriff Dudley Garrett said yesterday. the trio was arrested 12 minutes after the robbery of a Daytona Beach motel, which occurred about an hour after the St. Augustine shooting. They also are suspects in two other Georgia motel robberies. Held at the Volusia County jail in Deland yesterday wre Harold Sneed, 26, Anthony Cobb, 18, and Daniel Fowler, 21, all of Ocilla. Margaret Gurganious, 31, a divorced mother of three, was shot to death during a robbery at the Holiday Inn along 1-95 at the SR 16 junction west of St. Augustine before dawn Friday. Garrett said Cobb admitted having fired the shot which killed her. Boy's Severed Thumb Sewn Hack On ROCKLEDGE - The severed right thumb of an 11-year-old Cocoa boy has been successfully re-attached in what surgeons at Weusth-off Hospital in Rockledge said was the first operation of its kind in South Florida. The thumb was left hanging by a shred of skin a week ago when Frankie Griffith, 11, Cocoa, got it caught in a hedge trimmer. Dr. J.S. Kaikaran said yesterday that normal blood circulation has been restored in the thumb and Frankie may recover some use of the thumb within three weeks. Numbness in the thumb should begin to disappear within 90 days, the surgeon said. Frankie was helping his brother Tommy, 12, trim a hedge at the Griffith home Dec. 4 so that passersby could see the family Christmas tree. 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Four inmates, using techniques that kept them in merchandise and funds before they were jailed, put on short skits to show how stock is stolen by deliverymen and shoplifters, how money can be taken from cash registers and how stolen credit cards are used. Then they tell merchants how to guard against the ripoffs. They suggest that cashiers try not to keep large sums of money on hand, avoid letting their attention be drawn from open registers and that registers be placed out of reach of customers. Credit cards, the inmates say, should be checked with the company that issued them before they are honored. "The merchants were amazed," said inmate Charles Lockwood, Tallahassee. "They didn't know all this was going on." Alter the demonstration, each inmate revealed the crimes for which they are serving time. The fourth member of the group, inmate Jaycee president Henry Sullivan of Pensacola, said the project was suggested by a member of the prison staff and developed by the club members. 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