The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 3, 1968 · Page 88
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 88

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 3, 1968
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Palm Beach Post-Times Sunday, Nov. 3, 1968 G5 1 ji , lm.liiig DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES 2: W M DKJXSKD FOR IT - Soviet Premier Aleksel Kosygin wears rough weather clothing while fishing off the coast of Finland. Colorful Household Needs Our Regular Low Discount Price 79c to 1.59 Agriculture Is Getting Brush-Off By DON KENDALL AJP Farm Writer WASHINGTON fAPl Ar. rlculture has not been a major Issue In this Drcsiripntial r:im. Dak'n simnlv hnranso farm. 1 ' I Slimline lightweight folding tray table, with brass-finished top, lustre brass-finished legs. C i ! .L.L.I . . . ers' problems are infinitely more subtle and old-hat than those of Vietnam, poverty, city crime and world affairs. 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