The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 26, 1998 · Page 13
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 13

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THE PALM BEACH POST THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 13A h . , 1 1 DE5IGNEIT5 LESS uaaen surge m mm eagle aeams a mystery 7th Ave. & European New Couture Designer Women's Apparel at Discount Prices We don't know what led them to perch there, whether there was a change in weather, a need for new territory, or finding a good place to fish on the St: ' Lucie Canal.' "i nm cnuerre. reciona wi n ire BILL SWANK . Florida Power & Light Co. spokesman -MS martin COUNTS -'g PALM BEACH COUNTY END OF SEASON Better Coofare "TV d pjologist with the Florida Game &kd Fresh Water Fish Commission, said the eagles may have Ibeen wet or holding a fish in their cfcws while resting on the metal tfossarms of the T-shaped poles, jrle speculated that the large birds then touched one of the hot wires atop the poles, completing the electrical circuit and causing the fatal shock. 1 1 "It's a well-known place (for birds) to perch and watch the water for food," he said. The eagles were found from November to February, but biologists weren't sure of the cause of death until they sent one of the birds to Wisconsin for a necropsy. The other dead eagles were too decomposed for examination, w After biologists notified FPL of the problem in February, ally, has rebounded to the point that it is now classified as "threatened." One of five eagles at Treasure Coast Wildlife Hospital in Hobe Sound is a shock victim, but it's not known where the accident happened. "We have one that lost a wing after it apparently touched a power wire," hospital director Dan Martinelli said. The bird, a juvenile when it was injured five years ago, is were converted from wood to metal in 1992. No one could explain the sudden surge pf eagle deaths after years without problems. Schuette is working with FPL to find other metal poles near eagle habitat that may need to be modified. Four other eagles are nesting nearby in the DuPuis Reserve. Florida has more than 3,000 eagles, more than any other state except Alaska, which has more than 40,000. , The eagle, once considered an "endangered" species nation ROB BARGEStaff Artist company workers responded quickly, Schuette said. First they tried a tangle of wires atop the poles to discourage the eagles from landing. When that didn't work, they covered the metal crossbars with wood last month. Swank said the crossbars .Designer crippled and a permanent resident at the hospital. no 1 WE SHIP ANYWHERE!!! f ' O ;L. w i:-- NO MINIMUM, NO RESERVE1 . J' ' ' -t ; t V Ap 41 7 "Chapter 11 Bankruptcy" After Over a Quarter of a Century WERCO Persian & ORIENTAL RUGS has filed Chapter 1 1 . Over 1 .8 Million Dollars of handmade PERSIAN & ORIENTAL Rugs to be Liquidated to Satisfy Vendors. Over 2000 Fine Rugs PERSIAN, OUBOSSON, including Owners' Private Collection. The Majority to be Sold to the Highest Bidder, Piece by Piece, Regardless of Original Value. TO FURTHER OUR BANKRUPTCY! Turn-of-the-Century Antiques, New & Semi-Antiques Collected Since 1910 from All Over The World in every color and pattern from scatter to oversize absolutely every rug comes with a certificate of authenticity. DON'T MISS THIS HUGE ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY 1 NO EXTENSION 5 'No minimum. No rMrvt on majority of rugs. 212 U.S. Hwy 1 at Northlake Blvd. Open Mon.-Sat. (14 Block South of Northlake, Next to Papa John's Pizza) PERSIAN & ORIENTAL RUGS of Atlanta, GA (404)237-2584 Since 1970 sun. iz-s (561)840-8586 (M) (I I) !M) (io u w (id (0) r i"H; n w n as a u T & H fi tSBd M M M D a VHSO 0 - (in II It: 'v Reg. s800 to 4,000 Sizes 4 to 24 n 77ML mm 1 S? I' to r W.. t "' V 1 Similar to I .ffri i illustration NyAY v. GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION 90 OF OUR BETTER COUTURE DEPT. is included in this MASS GIVEAWAY. For Coastal Cruises flZTl 5,000 EVENING GOWNS, COCKTAIL DRESSES, including cruise LjJ ne service charge PANT SUITS, DINNER DRESSES AND MORE will be given away for far below cost for immediate liquidation. These new couture designer ensembles GRAND OPENING SAILING SCHEDULE have original designer names and prices NOW BEING SOLD ON WORTH AVE. Friday 11:30PM - 3:30AM Saturday 9:30AM - 3K)0PM 4:30PM - 10:00PM 11:30PM - 3;30,4M This is not budget merchandise, this is not last years rvW NFW BEST DESIGNERS we must close down our couture dept. before the snow birds disappear. SALE STARTS 9 AM - no alterations, all sales final. Check or cash. SAVE 'l.OOO's & M,000's OF DOLLARS ON EVERY PURCHASE. ;00W - 7.O0PM ;r - j -jr-r r

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