The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 3, 1968 · Page 145
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 145

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 3, 1968
Page 145
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THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL . . . Our price includes 2 year picture tube warrant with 2 year labor on installation of picture tube. 1 year warranty on ALL PARTS and 90 day FREE labor policy. Buck and a quarter A grand old lady with an unique name goes into retirement at Panama City. K PHILCO 23 WOLOR TV with Philco Tuning Eye for easy tuning! Philco 26,000 volt Color Pilot Cool Chassis assures greater reliability, more natural color pictures Solid State Signal System no tubes to burn out in the signal-receiving circuits Philco MagiColor Picture Tube brings bright, sharply focused, more uniform color pictures 23" picture measured diagonally. 295 picture Striking Contemporary style cabinet s498 (NO HIDDEN CHARGES) Model 6598WA EASY PAY TIRE STORE, Inc. 1231 No. Dixie Hwy. LAKE WORTH PH 582-3353 Join the. most exclusive "Key Club" in West Palm Beach! All 125 feet of her stands proud above the water line. The Coast Guard Cutter Cartlgan Is head-high in spite of her decommission at Panama City. And proud she should be. The lady is 42 years old and her retirement leaves only six of her kind afloat. As late as 1963 there were 14 of the original 33 cutters of like vintage left in the service. Formally she's a medium endurance cutter. But to the men who loved her she's a "buck and a quarter." And a lot of boat for the money. In the "good old days" of 1927 her cost was just $90,000. Today a new cutter bites the budget for $3.75 million. A bit bigger, of course. All of the Active class cutters were built between 1926 and 1929 as a part of a massive Coast Guard expansion during the service's war with the rum runners of prohibition days. The name she bears comes from Captain Carti-gan, skipper of the Revenue Cutter Alabama in 1820. Cartigan, with an assist from the Louisiana, wiped out the last remaining pirates haunting the bays and marshes of the Louisiana and Florida coasts. In case you haven't guessed, the "buck and a quarter" comes from the 125 feet, bow to stern. And, speaking of money, if you've got $25,000 you can buy her from the Coast Guard very shortly. Her present skipper, and her last, puts high value on the Cartigan and her sisters. "It's almost safe to say they're the best bargain the Coast Guard ever got in a ship," he said. 88 KEYS TO HAPPINESS.. l IN YOUR HOME WITH V I Ml 1.1 ML JJJT TWirwr Hen's what you gat for your $2M... FREE LESSONS; Us of o Wurlitzer Orgon or Piano in your home, all rental applies if you buy! OnlV C3 'week PIANOS0RGANS And with feeling. Wel Palm Beech - 1 19 Datura, 832-3859 Boca Ratun - Lillian Men 121 S.W. Hth Si. 395-7089 2 All Florida magazine

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