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14 Palm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1968 FIGID Smathers Might Resign If Collins Wins Election (pip Man Found Guilty In Banking Case would be to give Collins seniority over any other freshman U.S. senators elected today but who do not take office until January. Seniority brings certain privileges to a senator. Including choice of office space and committee assignments. REP, V S Pol. Adv TAX ASSESSOR FLEC.tP JOEDlIUmPIIREV . i-W " ' J'l WW EP A Boynton Beach man, Harry Hill, was convicted in Palm Beach Counly Magistrate Court Monday of 11 violations of the banking code. The six-member jury deliberated for two hours before returning the verdict against Hill. 60. ofHillville Road. A verdict had been expected Thursday afternoon, but the case was recessed until Monday at 9 a.m. after one of the jurors became ill. Hill has been released on $2,000 bond pending a presentence investigation report. In testimony last week, eight migrant workers said Hill took money from them on deposit, but upon their request did not return it. jOP STATE SENATOR District 34 Pd Poi aa, By DALE PLLLEN Washington Bureau WASHINGTON Sen. George Smathers may give up his seat before January, if fellow Democrat LeRoy Collins is elected to replace him. Smathers would make the move, however, only If he has the assurance of Florida Gov. Claude Kirk beforehand that Kirk would agree to nominate Collins to replace Smathers during the interim between the election and the opening day of the 1969 congressional session when senators are swom in. Kirk has the power to name someone else to serve in the Interim, even if Collins were to defeat Republican Edward J. Gumey today. Most observers consider the election a toss-up, although both candidates are predicting a victory for themselves. Smathers' purpose In resigning before his term expires When Shopping Use P-T Classified VOTE FOR ROBERT C. fe life Call 585-1717 For Transportation to Polls COUNTY COMMISSIONER Hill admitted on the witness stand that some of the money was not returned. He said this was the result of a cash shortage with the money presumably stolen. Hill said he was familiar with banking functions, but did not think It necessary to obtain a banking charter for his business. He said the migrants "trusted" him because he was "the leading business man In the community." In other testimony, Hill's wife, Kathrvn, who is seeking a divorce, said he disliked the migrants and "took advantage of them." Asst. County Solicitor David Bludworth prosecuted the case and attorney James Daly defended. Judge William Carter White presided during the trial. Florida Steel Sets Dade Site TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Dade County will be the site of Florida Steel Corporation's new steel mill, Company President Edward L. Flom announced Monday. Florida Steel, only steelma-klng firm In Florida, said "a small, modern steel mill" will be built on a 112-acre site seven miles west of Miami International Airport between Northwest 117th and Northwest 137th Avenue. The site Is composed of two tracts, a 73.9-acre parcel purchased from Magnuson Investment Co. and a 38.5-acre parcel bought from the Zitreen Estate. Florida Steel announced Oct. 1 its intention to construct a second steel mill on the state's lower east coast. REPUBLICAN M. M. od owfh. Camp. Trwn j Photo by John Cryilil gher, 62, perished in a fire in her 3-room apartment late Sunday night. Her husband, John Edward, 69, died of an apparent heart attack en route to the hospital. 'i FIRE DEBRIS Patrolman Carl W. Johnson of the West Palm Beach Police Dept. examines charred ruins of a chair at 11124 Florida Ave., where Margaret Mae Galla- LEE K. mm Asphyxiation Kills Woman After Fire At Apartment otrnm? mm zi : : agg z DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE PdDIRT Dead are John E. Gallagher, 68, and Margaret Mae Gallagher, 62. Firemen were called to the scene about 11:15 p.m. Sunday and Fire Marshall W. A. Kitz-inger estimated that the fire A West Palm Beach woman died late Sunday of asphyxiation from a fire in her home at 1112 ft Florida Ave. and her husband died of an apparent heart attack enroute to the hospital with his wife. COMMISSIONER Italian Troops Seek Victims Of Landslide SUB DISTRICT 2 - GROUP 1 22 YRS. OF TRANSPORTATION & BUSINESS BACKGROUND MAKES SPENCER, McGEHEE OPPONENT O Yrs. None 5 Yrs. None 2 Yrs. None 15 Yrs. NONE TAX COLLECTORS ASSISTANT TAX ASSESSORS OFFICE LAKE WORTH TAX COLLECTORS OFFICE TOTAL had started half an hour earli-er. Kitzinger said the blaze apparently resulted from careless smoking on a living room couch. Arriving at the scene, firemen found Gallagher sitting In a chair on the front porch of their apartment. The man requested pills for his heart, according to Police Capt. J.J. Panozzo, and then told firemen where they could find them inside the apartment. Kitzinger said Gallagher was not burned In the fire. Mrs. Gallagher apparently suffered second degree facial heat burns, Kitzinger said. She apparently was not burned by the flames, he added. Gallagher was given oxygen on the way to Good Samaritan Hospital, but both were pronounced dead as they arrived at the hospital, police said. Firemen received a telephone call to the fire scene. Identity of the caller Is unknown. The fire was quickly extinguished by firemen, but the furniture smoldered for a longer period of time, according to fire reports. jsL THE MAN MOST QUALIFIED! Vofe for fhe QV AIMED CANDIDA)? REPUUICAN CC r HaELICC For PA1-W BEACH county E. Ernie filCbCnEC TAX COLLECTOR PULL LEVER 32-B CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS President of Greater West Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Board Member of Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach Board Member of American Red Cross, Palm Beach County Chapter Past President, Traffic Club of Palm Beach County QUALIFICATIONS : Resident West Palm Beach 44 Years Graduate Palm Beach High School : U.S. Navy Veteran : 22 Years U & Me Transfer, Inc. : Owner-President j: Member, Board of Directors, Florida :; Trucking Association : Member, Board of Directors, Local : and Short Haul Carriers National : Conference of the American Trucking : Association. FO. fOt. ADV. IT CAMP. THAS. RE-ELECT waiter 1st Vice President West Palm Beach Fishing Club Member 1st Methodist Church Treas. P.B. County Heart Assoc. FOR PROGRESS lant Italian 50th anniversary celebrations of its World War I victory over Austria, said the government would allocate special funds to rebuild the hardest hit mountainous region around Biella. Provincial authorities appropriated $160,000 in reconstruction funds. Pope Paul VI assured the inhabitants of his native northern Italy of his prayers and sent an undisclosed sum of money as a personal gift. The brunt of the landslides rumbled down at the convergence in Vercelll of three flood rivers the Elvo, Cervo and Sesla. About 80 of Bietla's 120 textile factories were ruined. Much of the livestock drowned in raging waters or smothered In mud. Total damage was estimated in the tens of millions of dolars. The storms also lambasted the Riviera coast. Lagoon waters which jumped four feet over canal levels in Venice, however, began receding. But snow continued to fall in many high areas at the edge of Alps. 1 COLBATH Jr hL J VERCELLI, Italy (AP) Thousands of soldiers, police and civilian searched through the mud and rubble of northern Italy Monday for possible additional victims of flash floods and landslides which killed more than 100 persons. Premier Giovanni Leone, who visited the disaster zone in the heart of the rice and wool producing province of Vercelll, called it "a cataclysm which struck one of the most industrious zones In Italy." By nightfall, officials had taken 102 bodies from the debris of collapsed houses, facto-riesandfarms. At least 13 persons were missing and presumed dead. Hundreds of Injured, taken from the zone by helicopter, jammed the hospitals of Milan and Turin. The final toll could top the worst Italian floods in history, which blanketed Florence, Venice and central Italy two years ago to the day. The floods and landsllde-scarved a path of chaos through Piedmont, one of Italy's richest areas. Communications and electricity remained cut In many towns for the third straight day. Leone, who interrupted jubi- Electrical Fire Hits Lake Wales Plant LAKE WALES (AP) An electrical fire swept through parts of General Telephone Co.'s exchange early Monday and damaged long distance equipment serving some 8,000 Polk County customers. The firm said all but emergency long distance service will be unavailable until Tuesday or Wednesday. Local service was not affected. Cause of the fire was not Immediately determined. fn 'tywi 'Ptucrifrti is our most important responsibility" .V X J, Call us for I I I TERMITE I I CONTROL GET RID OF ( J TERMITES I I NOUSEHOID INSECTS PATIO, IAWN I GARDEN PESTS I DITI' TO "'Ft jr. PALM RFAru PUBLIC DEFENDER Exterminating service inc 1913 S. DIXIE PH. 133-0(01 REPUBLICAN S COLBATH OPPONENT )f Proven Leadership in mm There's a Lot. of Talk... ...ABOUT HOW LOW WALGREEN PRESCRIPTION PRICES ARE. It's All True. Elective Public Office f Proven Record of Economy r 1 in Public Office Defense Counsel of Record- None None None None None mmm J Over 1500 Criminal Cases )f Defense Counsel Record J Over 150 Criminal Appeals )f Defense Counsel Record it Over 350 Juvenile Cases Proven Sound Judgment and Selection of Personnel will, a winnER! m J Additional Facts: 3 For Sheriff COLBATH selected among Outstanding Civic Leaders of America 1967; selected among outstanding young men of Ameri- u 'o i to; oursranaing graduating law 2 school senior, University of Miami; Major, 1 J- ' 1 J 1 ' 1 J ' J J J Take CLINTON E. RED TAYLOR Democrat LEVER 23-B T U. S. Marine Corps Reserve. ASK YOUR ATTORNEY! TELL YOUR FRIENDS! Pd. Pol. by Camp. Treas. ickickickickick '...always seeing to your family's well-being. Pd. Pol. Adv.