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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 5

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Palm Beach Post, Friday, Nov. 8, 19685 Vero Council Mulls Attempt Set To Form Only 2 Democrats Resist GOP Sweep In Highlands CUSTOM MADE DRAPERY PAPG roup Insurance Proposal Tho now amnlm'a nmnn nc The new employe can landslide, but with a second Democrat leading a GOP opponent. In the canvass. Group 3 Supreme Court Justice candidate SEBRING The official canvass of Highlands County's election results Tuesday were completed last night, the tabulation emphasizing a Republi MIL! ( 85 ( INCLUDING LABOR FABRIC & LABOR INCLUDED. CUSTOM TAILORED IN OUR OWN DRAPERY WORK ROOM FABULOUS SELECTION OF SELF LINED FABRICS 30 COLORS LUXURY ANTIQUE SATIN LINEN TEXTURED FABRICS -25 SCREEN PRINTS REGULARLY TO J3.95 FOR FABRIC ALONE. 85" to 117" LONG DRAPERIES. ALSO, VINYL INSULATED FABRICS ON SALE INCLUDED IN OUR $1 85 SALE. Extra special dacron and An-tron sheers. With Labor Included. 1 WEEK DELIVERY AM "Where are we going to get the money?" the mayor asked. "If we take it out of the contingency fund, we'll deplete our working capital. The only other alternative Is to increase taxes." A specially called meeting by city council wll be held at 7:30 Nov. 12 at city hall to discuss the various proposals of the local insurance agencies and to decide whether or not to participate this year in the employes insurance premiums. Obscene Matter To Head Talk Obscene literature will be displayed, with labels showing the local stores where it was purchased, at a discussion at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the City Hall. Sponsored by the Citizens Literature Council of West Palm Beach, the exhibition is open to the public. A filmstrip, "Target Smut," will be shown. It shows the recent developments in the war on pornography, the strategy for the future and how the public can help, according to Chairman Alton Murray, administrator of the Palm Beach County Juvenile Court. SOMETHING PER YARD NEHRU A TO IDLE IN V IA group established by the county school board's Professional Affairs Proposal (PAP) Is scheduled to be organized at a meeting of elected delegates scheduled for 1:30p.m. today. The board authorized establishment of the employe group after It withdrew its recognition of the Classroom Teachers Association (CTA) as the spokesman for its instructional employes. Noninstructionai employes, formerly not represented as a group before the board, also were invited to participate in a similar but separate committee. When elections of delegates was held last month, most noninstructionai employes participated in the balloting and selected a full slate of representatives. The teachers, however, boycotted the election, not even manning a full slate of candidates. With less than four per cent of the teachers voting, only 11 of the 15 seats on the instructional committee were filled. Today's meeting was called after the board Instructed school administrators to pro-coed with the organization, despite the apparent lack of interest. Stations To Close Larry Yates, acting director of the Palm Beach County Highway Safety Department, said Thursday that all five motor vehicle inspection stations will be closed Momlav. VERO BEACH The City Council debated the pro's and con's of an insurance proposal to the city at its meeting Wednesday night. Because of a recent increase of premiums by Blue Cross-Blue Shield coverage, many city employes felt they couldn't continue with the insurance. The city had entertained the idea that it might be feasible to take up part of the tab of insurance premiums if the rates were lower. Councilman Robert Allison, chairman of the Insurance Committee, recommended the city accept one of three insurance proposals he had received which would cost the city $11,792. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield coverage would cost $18,720, which amounts to $72 per year for each of 260 employes. Last year the city employes paid $3 per month per person, but with the increase it would be $6 per month. Councilman Jack Sturgis pointed out that the city has just approved a $200,000 wage increase for employes this year, which averages about $.rU0 increase per year to each employe. Sturgis suggested that the employes could afford to pay for the increased premium out of the raise in wages. Mayor J. Noble Richards agreed with Sturgis and said a precedent of paying for the employes insurance would become a fixed cost to the city year after year with the possibility of increases. HAVE OUR DECORATOR TRAINED REPRESENTATIVE BRING SAMPIES TO YOUR HOME. DRAW DRAPES ADD 50' FOR FINDING PER PANEL Vassar B. Carlton, a Democrat, picked up 320 votes which, with 3,452 counted Tuesday, increased his total to 3,772. Republican Wade Hopping added 241 votes in the canvass to make his total 3,699. Democrat Robert Skipper, Sebring welding contractor and high man in his party's run-off last May, won over Republican Herb Harmon, Sebring automobile man, 4,282 to 3.881, for the Dist. 5 county commission seat. With the inclusion of the 660 county absentee votes and 99 "non-registered" ballots for presidential candidates, Skipper picked up 349 votes and Harmon 223. County Supervisor of Elections Roland X. Droit said other offical results were: For President Richard M. Nixon, 4,560, George Wallace 3,304, Hubert H. Humphrey 2.582; For U.S. senator Kdward J. Gurnev 5,801, LeRoy Collins 3,803; For 9th District U.S. representative Robert W. Rust 4,393, incumbent Paul G. Rogers 4,017; For justice of the Supreme Court, Group 1 C. Richard Leavengood 3,968, Joe Boyd 3,541; Group 2 David L. McCain 3,992, James C. Ad-kins Jr. 3,343; For Group B 2nd Appellate District judge Joseph P. McNulty 3,761, Carl C. 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