The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 5, 1968 · Page 25
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 25

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Tuesday, November 5, 1968
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Palm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 196825 Terrorists Bomb U.S. Refinery On Eve Of Puerto Rico Election SAN JUAN, P. R. (AP) Police went on special election alert Monday alter fires swept two polling places, a terrorist bomb damaged a Texaco refinery, a business location was razed by a mysterious fire and 80 guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were reported stolen from a sporting goods store. But a police announcement said there was no evidence the Incidents were connected and that voters could go to the polls Tuesday assured of full protection from any possible terrorist attacks. The Island votes for governor and mayor of San Juan as well as other Commonwealth offices. The police department already had plans for reinforcing G wants the Island to be the 51st U.S. state. The Incumbent governor, Roberto Sanchez Vllella, was denied renomination by the Popular party, and is running as a third-party candidate. However, he has failed to generate widespread support. The other two candidates, given no chance at all, are Ramlro Colon of the Statehood Republican party, which Is also Ferre's old party, and Dr. Antonio J. Gonzalez of the Puerto Rico Independence party. All voting In Puerto Rico takes place at the same time, 2 p.m. The voters are locked In the Island's 12,000 voting places and fill out ballots which are distributed among them. The Island has 1.1 million registered voters and no voting machines. First returns are expected In about two hours but the final result may not be known until after midnight. businesses and property were heavily damaged by terrorist bombs and fires. A group calling Itself the Armed Commandos for Liberation has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Candidates in the balloting have been campaigning In both English and Spanish In an apparent effort to attract the votes from the ranks of 40,000 mainland Americans living in Puerto Rico. There are five candidates for governor, but only two are given a chance of victory Sen. Luis Negron Lopez of the Popular Democratic party and Ponce industrialist Luis A. Fer-re of the New Progressive party. The election Is certain to be the closest since the Popular Democratic party came to power In World War II. But Negron, who Is backed by the four-time governor Luis Munoz Marin, Is given the edge. The Popular party supports continued Commonwealth status for Puerto Rico, while Ferre the department for the elections. All of the Island's 6,000 uniformed policemen were tabbed for special alert status and 12,000 special guards were ordered to duty at each polling place. The bombing of the Texaco refinery near Catano occurred in the predawn darkness Monday. Damage to the refinery was slight but four policemen were wounded. A 24-year-old reported seen running from the scene before the blast was taken into custody. Fires Sunday and Monday swept two schools that were set up as polling places and several buildings were destroyed by fire In the Hato Rrey section of San Juan at midnight Sunday. Three of the five burned out business firms were owned by Cuban exiles. In Santurce, sporting goods dealer Salvador Colon reported the guns and ammunition were taken from his store over the weekend. Earlier this year, U.S. -owned I'M WORKING TO ELECT HICKS STATE REPRESENTATIVE DIST. 10' DR. SAMUEL S. BOTTOSTO Jr. Collegt Instructor ft. p0i Uv,Wtii'TiMl Youth Fined $125 For Shoplifting 6. EDITION OF THE . POST-TIMES 7 IP 'first in ll W) DISCOUNTS Ilk Jfe$lc Let your friends and relatives know about the good living here in fabulous Florida. 1 1 Enjoy the beautiful full-color photographs, the lively and informative articles and feature stories. Learn about what's happening from Boca Raton to Vero Beach and west -through the Everglades. 315 CLEMATIS STREET WEST PALM BEACH Open Mon. & Fri. Evenings Open Daily Mon. Thru Sat. PILLS Lonnie Morris, 19, no address given, pleaded guilty In West Palm Beach Municipal Court Monday to petty larceny by shoplifting $13 worth of clothing from King's Dept. Store. Morris was fined $125 by Judge Beatrice Fitterer. In other court action, Mrs. Rosalie Pinder Richardson, 39, of 3172 Parson Drive, Riviera Beach, pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon (a .22 caliber pistol) and indecent exposure. She was fined $150 on the charges, two-thirds of which was suspended provided she Is not convicted of a similar charge within two years. Also In Municipal Court Monday: O. P. Mack, 44, of 718 1st St., Apt. 9, pleaded guilty to gambling by shooting dice and was fined $50; Gerald Lynn Bledsoe, 19, of 1109 Georgia Ave., did not appear in court to answer to a charge of possession of alcohol by a minor. His $100 bond was ordered forfeited; T. A. Coggio Jr., 20, of 4144 Faith St., suburban West Palm Beach, pleaded guilty to speeding and possession alcohol by a minor. He was fined $35; -James Pollard, 43, of 310 Belvedere Road, pleaded Innocent to driving while intoxicated (DWI) and making two improper turns. Judge Fitterer found him guilty and fined him a total of $120 for the three charges. The $10 fines for each of the two Improper turns were suspended; Richard Paul Lewis, 17, of 905 Lytle St., pleaded guilty to careless driving causing an accident. He was fined $125; Kenneth James Simpson, 25, of 1010 Lake Worth Ave., pleaded guilty to DWI, causing an accident, and no driver's license. He was fined $150. DE WITT'S 40's REG. 1.25 You can order the Fun n' Sun at these discount prices Single copy 35c Three copies $1.00 Six copies $1.75 Nine copies $2.50 Twelve copies $3.25 if When using the coupon below, with payment mailed to the Post-Times. Or, you can order from your carrier at 35c per copy. MAIL ONE COPY TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING. USE BLANK PAPER FOR ALL ADDITIONAL ORDERS. mm:. CLEANING FLUID-8 0Z.-REG. 49 1 AJAX NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE. NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE. FOR CLEANSER - REG. 21 1 CUT CURA NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE SOAP 3'2 0Z. REG. 35t Two Accused Plead Innocent Two men, charged with assault to commit first degree murder, pleaded innocent at their arraignments in Palm Beach County Criminal Court Monday. General Lee Gary, 44 of 633 6th St., West Palm Beach, Is accused of the Oct. 19 beating of his former common law wife, Betsy Lee Knight, 42, of 610 9th St. A Belle Glade man, Olion McNair, 66, of 632 SW Ave., B Place, is accused of the Oct. 18 shooting of John Barber, 26, 802 SW Ave., C Place, outside a pool room. Sheriff's deputies claim the shooting was the result of an argument over the World Series. Gary has been scheduled for trial the week of Feb. 24, 1969, and McNair the week of Jan. 13, 1969. Both men are being held In the county Jail on $5,000 bond each. 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