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Palm Beach Post-Times, Saturday, Nov. 9, 1968" Prayer For Today "Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!" II Chronicles 6:18 PRAYER: Lord God, "there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart." All honor and glory be to Thee; through Christ, our Sav ior. Amen. Deaths-Funerals In The SAWCHUK MICHAIL RIDZIK and Eueenp: two riaucrhfprx SAWCHUK and Eugene; two daughters. Beaches A rea I Michall Rudzik. 80. of 338 John Chamberlain New Credibility Gap Fogs Charges Of 'Defense Gap' her own in books, articles, and speeches, says that Clark Clifford's figures mask the real truth, which is that the lead America had under Elsenhow- becomes a ten-to-orte ratio in Russia's favor. Moreover, the Soviets have a sort of anti-missile defense set up where we have none. Admitting the fallibility of an anti-missile missile, the Russians' possession of a defense system may give them an extra bit of psychological assurance. Politically, it is what the Russians think and feel, not what they may or may not have, that endangers the peace of the world. Mrs. Schlafly Is a Republican political clubwoman, which does not qualify her automatically as a missile expert. But she gets her material from the reports of the House Armed Service Committee and from her wide acquaintance with retired military men who, once they have left the service, are willing to talk. The difference between Mrs. Schlafly and other citizens is that she is always willing to sit. down and add things up. What we would really like to know is whether the Soviet building capacity of 380 ICBMs a year, as set forth by McNamara, has been utilized to the full. If it hasn't, Clark Clifford could have been telling the technical truth when he put Moscow behind us by the small margin of 154. ICBMs. Even so, a gap measured In our favor by so small a figure is meaningless If p. Soviet ICBM is ten times as powerful In its megatonnage as an American ICBM. By all means let's have a good count of our atomic hardware. But let It be in terms of quality as well as quantity, for only then shall we know the nature of a "gap." What will they find when, after the heated campaign charges about the existence of a "security gap," someone really counts the military hardware? In 1W0, John F. Kennedy made telling campaign use of an alleged missile gap, with America on the deficiency side of the argument. But when Robert McNamara took over in the Department of Defense, he was astounded to leam that the Eisenhower Administration had amply provided us with great weapons superiority over' the Soviets. During Mc.Namara's regime the Pentagon proceeded to scrap 180 Alias and Titan missiles built during the Kisenhower-Nixon years. Maybe this was just a matter of getting rid of an "overkill" advantage that we do not actually need. It provided an Ironic commentary, however, on the 10 Democratic election strategy, which was of the "any stigma to beat a dogma" variety During this Kail it was the Republican nominee, Nixon, who was complaining that a security gap had opened, putting the Russians ahead of the Americans in nuclear weapons. Defense Secretary Clark Clifford at once countered with the statement that the U.S. has a better than three-to-one edge over the Soviets in deliverable atomic warheads. The comparative figures, as given by Clifford, are 4,2(K) deliverable atomic weapons for the U.S. as against 1,200 for Moscow. The indefatigable Mrs. Phyllis Schlafly, who has taken the field of nuclear weaponry for Beach, and 20 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Quattle-baum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. CLIFFORD HARRISON CHEESEMAN Clifford Harrison Cheese-man, 79, of 444 30th St., West Palm Beach, died Thursday. Survivors include his wife, Ida S., of West Palm Beach; one daughter, Miss Alice F. Cheeseman of Atlanta, Ga., and one son, John Thomas of Milledgeville.Ga. Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kemper-Vogel Funeral Home In West Palm Beach. The service will be conducted bv Memorial Lodge No. 26 F& AM. Friends may call from noon till service time Sunday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Variety Children's Hospital in Miami. JOHN C. HELMS John C. Helms, 81, of 38 Newton Ave., Woodbury, N.J., died Thursday. Survivors include his wife, Verna. Funeral services will be Monday at Cole Funeral Home in Swedesboro, N.J. Kemper-Vogel Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. MAJOR CHARLES H. TERRY BOCA RATON - Major Charles H. Terry, 87, of 820 Oleander St., died Thursday. Survivors include his wife, Viola. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Lorne-Bablone Funeral Home in Boca Raton. Friends may call at the fu-eral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to p.m. Sunday. IAJOR JOHN R. STEPHENSON WICHITA, KAN. Major. John R. Stephenson, 42, of 2909 Foulois Dr., died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Paul-Ann; two daughters, Pamela and Patti, and two sons, Bruce and Bobby all of Wichita; two brothers, James W. of North Palm Beach and Robert K. of West Palm Beach; one sister, Mrs. Alice Montalbano, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mattie Stephenson, both of West Palm Beach. PALM GRADES 4 thru 12 REMEDIAL HEADING MILITARY DISCIPLINE SUPERVISED STUDY U.S. ARMY ROTC the Misses Dorothy and Elvira Copeland, all of West Palm Beach; 11 grandchildren and four great -grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Stevens Brothers Funeral Chapel, West Palm Beach at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call from i to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. till service time at the chapel. EVERETT W. MARKES LANTANA Everett VV. Markes, 72, of 617 Garnett St., died Friday. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; one son, Everett E. of Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Audrey Quin of Astoria, N.Y.; two sisters, Mrs. Vivien Mag-nuson of West Palm Beach and Mrs. Gladys Mead of Orange, N.J.; one brother, D. Bishop of Dumont, N.J.; three grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Friends may call at the E. Earl Smith & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Lake Worth, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral arrangements will be announced. MRS. FIDELINA VALENZ-UELA Mrs. Fldelina Valenzuela, 45, of 619 51st St., West Palm Beach, died Thursday. Survivors include her husband, Lupo; four sons, Pablo, Jesus, Antonio and Eddy; four daughters, Mrs. Carmen Ca-banzon, the Misses Maria, Hilda and Martha Valenzuela, all of West Palm Beach; and seven grandchildren. A rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Sunday in theNorthwood Funeral Home. A requiem mass will be said at 9 a.m. Monday at St. John Fisher Catholic Church. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Sunday at the funeral home. MRS. ELEANOR C. HENRY DELRAY BEACH - Mrs. Eleanor C. Henry, 69, of 729 Chukker Rd., died Thursday. Survivors include one son, James of Delray Beach; two daughters, Mrs. Maybeth Clarke of West Virginia and Mrs. Gloria Voorhees of Del-ray Beach. A funeral mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mark Catholic Church, Boynton Beach. Friends may call at the Sco-bee-Combs Funeral Home, Boynton Beach, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. BROOKS H.BERRIE SR. LESTER, Pa. Brooks H. Berrle Sr., 64, of 1315 4th Ave., Lester, Pa., died Friday at Stapleton, Staten Island, N.Y. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; six daughters, Mrs. Sandra Blacey of Alamorgor-do, N.M., Mrs. Fern Gray of I'alatka, Mrs. Gloria MacLean of West Palm Beach, Mrs. Patricia Marshall of Lantana, Mrs. Joann Howard of Gilson, 111., and Mrs. Dolores Hutchinson of Fort Walton Beach; three sons, Brooks H. Jr. of Lakeland, Leroy and Edward L. both of Selden, L.I., N.Y.; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Nixon of Newberry, Mich., and Mrs. Marie McDade of West Palm Conniston Road, West Palm Beach, died Tuesday. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Pat Pepe of W. Patterson, N.J., and two grandchildren. Friends may call at Quattle-baum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home from noon to 6 p.m. today. Funeral services and burial will be Monday in Cliffside Park, N. J., with the McCorry Bros. Funeral Home in charge of arrangements there. DEANE FRANKLYN WICKS VERO BEACH - Deane Franklyn Wicks, 70, of 1702 34th Ave., formerly 6f Mid-dletown, Ohio, died Tuesday. Survivors include his wife, Lucile; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Morton of Santa Maria, Calif.; two sons, Deane F. Jr. of Pearl River, N.Y., and John Q. of San Diego, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Ethel Clarke, Syosset,L.I.,N.Y. Funeral services and burial will be in Tappan, N.Y. Floyd Funeral Home was In charge of local arrangements. CARL FREDERICK LICH VERO BEACH Funeral services for Carl Frederick Llch,67,of 917 Live Oak Road, Vero Beach, and 414 N. Le-Claire Ave., Chicago, 111., who drowned Saturday In Sebastian Inlet near here, will be at Mt. Olive, 111. He had been coming to Vero Beach for the last 25 years and was co-owner of Whispering Sands Motel here. Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. John Crosby of St. Louis, Mo., and Miss Minnie, Miss Anita and Miss Marie Lich, all of Chicago; and a brother, Herbert A. of Vero Beach and Chicago. Floyd Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements. MRS. ANN'ASLrVA LAKE WORTH - Mrs. Anna Sliva, 77, of 1717 12th Ave. S., died Friday. Survivors Include one daughter, Mrs. Helen Ander son of Lake Worth, four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at the E. Earl Smith & Son Funeral Home Chapel. MRS. BESSIE L.SKUSE LAKE WORTH Mrs. Bessie L. Skuse, 72, of 1817 N. OSt., died Thursday. Survivors include her husband, Alton; one sister, Mrs. Eulah Bell of Waldion, Mich.; two brothers, Sylvian Keller of Hillsdale, Mich., and Clair Keller of Romulus, Mich. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. loday at the E. Earl Smith and Son Funeral Home. Services and interment will be at Hudson, Mich., with the Eagle Funeral Home In charge. ROBERT PARKER BRYDON Robert Parker Brydon, 83, of 311 Lytle St., West Palm Beach, died Thursday. Survivors include his wife, Margaret; one brother, James of Seattle, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. S. S. Kent of Lowell, Mass., and three nephews. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the E. Earl Smith & Son Funeral Home. JESSIE COPELAND Jessie Copeland, 93, of 1327 7th St., West Palm Beach, died Thursday. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; two sons, Arthur Funeral Notices KAI.I'H BKAN OKI. RAY HKACH Srrvin-s or K.ilph Mean. 4". ill II SW l ilh Aviv, who (li'tl Vtlncsl.iv. Ocl. ill, in Pittsburgh. Ii . will br tori. iv at St. Paul's llaplist ( hun h in Delnu Hear h. Kiicnds mav call from it a.m until service time lodav at ('olcman Funeral Home, Delrav Beach. OKN'NIS II. BKVANT HIVIKRA HKACH - Services (or Den nis II. Hrvanl, 51, of tril W .'15th St.. Riviera Beach, who died Tuesdav. will be at 2 p.m. todav at St. John's Baptist Church In West Palm Beach. Friends mav call todav from 11 a.m. until service lime at the church. Stevens Brothers f uneral Home Is In charm-ol arrangements : M US. MONK A Ml NMNliS DF1.KAV BKAl ll - Services for Mrs. Monica Munnities. 6.1, of .124 SW 4th Ave., who died Nov. 2, will be at 1 p.m. todav at the Church ol (Jod, SW 5th Ave., Delrav Beach. Friends mav call from K a.m. until service lime at the church Stevens Brothers Funeral Home Is in churEeof arrangements. NEWS I Si,! I m .A er has vanished utterly. Talking of the big intercontinental ballistic missiles, Clifford said that the U.S. has 1,054 of them to the Soviets' 900. Mrs. Schla fly admits Clifford's figure for the U.S. is right, but disputes his information about the Russians. Back in January of 18 McNamara put the Soviet ICMB figure at 720, and went on to say that these were being added to at the rate of 380 per year. If McNamara knew what he was talking about, this means that Moscow now has some 1,100 ICBMs now to ourl.OM. So the numbers ratio of land based ICBMs Is one-to-one, which could mean a nuclear deterrence stalemate that should serve to keep anybody from pressing the nuclear button. Unfortunately, sa.ys Mrs. Schlafly, Clark Clifford did not tell the American people the truth that the Russian ICMBs are ten times more powerful than ours. So the one-to-one ratio suddenly Our American dollar, once a bulwark for all the world's currencies, Is eroding so fast and supported by so little gold that last year some foreign countries were refusing to cash dollars for American tourists! Winless wars, waged in defense of unworthy governments with less than our best weapons for a lesser objective than victory such wars are unworthy of our sons, and our enlightened sons know it! Big Government, buying votes with promises of "something for nothing" and "social equality" and "guaranteed security" promises which no government can keep fostered inevitable disillusionment and ultimate rioting. There is but one way, Mr. President, that you can pull us back together- make our Americanism worthy of respect. Ultimately, If you do Paul Harvey Be President Of The U.S. Mr. Nixon, Not Of World Funeral arrangements win be announced. Friends may call at Howard Funeral Home, 2730 Broadway, Riviera Beach, from noon til 9 p.m., Sunday. GORDON MCDONALD DOBIE PALM BEACH SHORES -Gordon McDonald Dobie. 67, of 101 Linda Lane, died Friday. Survivors include his wife, Mary; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Ells of Prince Edward Isle, Canada; one son, Richard Dobie of Toronto, Canada, and three grandchildren. Funeral services and burial will be in Toronto, Canada, with Trull Funeral Home in charge. Howard Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. MRS. GRACE VICTORIA HENDERSON RIVIERA BEACH Mrs. Grace Victoria Henderson, ."1 of 902 1st St., died Wednesday. Survivors include one stepson, Eugene Henderson. Coleman Funeral Home will .innounce arrangements. MRS. ESTELLA LOVEMA WILLIAMS OCALA - Mrs. Estella i.ovenia Williams, of Ocala, .ind formerly of West Palm 'ieach, died Nov. 4. Survivors include one 'aughter, Mrs. Lasema Fin-?y; one son, William Flnley. rath of Ocala; four sisters, including Mrs. Victoria llervey (f West Palm Beach, anil Inree brothers. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Cunningham Brothers Funeral Home, Ocala. Cdll us for I I TERMITE I 3 C0HTR0L GET RID OF I i TERMITES HOUSEHOLD INSECTS MTIO, 1AWN t GMDEN PESTS RESl'LTS Gl ARASm.l) PALM BEACH I EXTERMINATING SERVICE INC. 1913 S.DIXIE PH. 833 0808 BEACH Saturday November 9 PM FJ' 11 STEVEN Funeral services were held Thursday In St. Catharine's. Ontario, Canada, for Steven Sawchuk, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Sawchuk, former residents of Boynton Beach. Steven died Monday in an automobile accident en route to Canada. Survivors, In addition to his parents, Include a brother, Travis; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Sawchuk of Toronto; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Audrey Cooke of Boynton Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Sawchuk are residing temporarily at 22 Royal York Road, St. Catharine's, Ontario. Funeral arrangements were handled by Butler's Funeral Home, St. Catharine's. Car Flips In Boca BOCA RATON - A 23-year-old Pompano Beach man, Clinton David LaBadie, a carpenter, was treated for cuts at Boca Raton Community Hospital and released early Friday after overturning his automobile on a curve In north Boca Raton. A passenger in the car, Hilda G. Steakly, also from Pompano Beach, apparently escaped injury. The accident occurred on North 40th Street, several hundred feet east of NW 2nd Avenue about 12:30 a.m. Investigating officers said LaBadie ' lost control of his vehicle. LaBadie was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol and failure to exercise due caution. Damage to the car was estimated at $2,500. Police also disclosed Friday that they were Investigating the reported theft of $600 from Robert Warren of Akron, Ohio Thursday. The money was reported taken from the victim's motel room at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge on South U.S.I. Foundation Aids Boca College GULF STREAM - Vice-Mayor Stewart B. Iglehart will attempt to set up a meeting of town officials with commissioners of the South Lake Worth Inlet District on the problem of beach erosion here. Iglehart made his proposal for the session during Friday morning's regular monthly meeting of town commissioners. The beach problem was about the only item of new "old" business handled by the commissioners. Iglehart indicated that he will attempt to sot the meeting with the inlet district commissioners prior to a scheduled Nov. 20 hearing on beach erosion problems south of the inlet. Gulf Stream Mayor William Koch was among a group of officials who went to Tallahassee in October in attempt to gain state assistance in lessening the beach erosion problem south of the Inlet. Palm Beach County officials and representatives from Ocean Ridge and Delray Beach were in the party with Koch. Music Teachers Plan Meeting Jay Dletzer, Los Angeles, director of the Yamaha Music Course, will address the regular monthly meeting of the Palm Beach County Music Teachers' Association at 11 a.m. Monday at the Marina Inn (formerly the George Washington Hotel). Dletzer, a former opera director and college professor, has directed the Yamaha Music Course since its introduction into the United States. The course Is termed a "reading readiness program In music." Teachers will meet at the Marina Inn at 10 a.m. and attend a teachers' forum at 10:45 a.m., prior to Deitzer's address. Monday's meeting will be of special interest to parents of pre school children and music teachers according to Mrs. Ralph Dowllng, association president. The public is invited. Beach Erosion Parley Sought BOCA RATON - Mary-mount College in Boca Raton is in line for grants totaling $500 of the $14,000 grants being distributed this week by Sears, Roebuck Foundation, under a continuing program of aid to privately supported colleges and universities, Wayne Wade, local representative of the foundation, said Friday. Purpose of the program is to help private Institutions of higher learning meet their financial needs. Altogether, more than 700 colleges and universities from coast to coast will receive Sears Foundation grants. In addition to its grants program, the foundation will invest in excess of $900,000 In a variety of scholarships and other types of education programs, bringing its total expenditures for higher education purposes this year to approximately $1.9 million. ENROLL NOW LIMITED ENROLLMENT PALM BEACH MILITARY ACAIJKM Y Bclvcilcre Road at Murine Drive West Palm Beach, Florida Tel. f.K:-.'24 I WAilliieUSi SMI AT 208 SUNSET AVE. PALM BEACH Contents from several Palm Beach model apartments, and miscellaneous items from local homes. Sofa's, lounge chairs, 4 breakfronts, 6 King Size painted headboards, painted dressers, mirrors and matching nite tables, end tables, lamp tables, coffee tables, etc. Friday November 8 . - 5 P.M. that, you will also rewln the admiration of the world. But put "us" first. During your campaign, you promised "to return our nation to its rightful position of leadership . . ." I'm not sure what you meant by that. The best city administrators are those who don't want to be governor. The most effective governor Is the one who Is not outrunning forPresident. Right now we need a President of the United States who will give the United States his full time! We were leaders of this world for most of a hundred years before we anointed ourselves Its policemen. We "led" by being such a shining example that others were inspired to Imitate us. Then somehow we stopped leading and started meddling. The father who Is first and foremost good to his own family Is inevitably a good neighbor. He does not spoil them with unearned ease nor disillusion them with unkept promises nor sentence them to undeserved punishment. Disengage us, Mr. President, from this suffocating spl-derweb of International involvements. You were not elected President of the world; you were elected President of the United States. government's response to most things. Whenever you ask a government official anything, his resonse is, "Huh?" "Report of the Select Commission on Riots, Civil and Criminal Disorders, etc." This might be worthwhile, since, if things continue to get worse, we'll all be murdered in our beds (probably by "etc."). It should be comforting to know why. "Education In the Seventies." Well, O.K., but I really think that people In their seventies are too old for education. Today's rumor: While cleaning out his desk, LBJ found a memo saying: "Blockade the harborof Haiphong." When all's said and done, the man who laid the biggest bomb was that old anti-bomber, Sen. Eugene McCarthy. If you think the Democratic convention was wild, you should see our Christmas office party. Mr. President-elect, you have been elected by the American people. It was not the people of some other nation or of all other nations who elected you; you were elected by "us" spelled U.S. Mr. Nixon, your oath of office binds you to preserve, protect and defend "us" against all enemies, foreign and domestic. You sought and got our votes to govern us. Your first obligation is to us. Since the dawn of the so-called Nuclear Age, some American Presidents have allowed themselves to become preoccupied with what our enemies might do or what our allies might think. We must assume that those previous administrators were scared. Thus they signed promissory notes binding us to 42 other nations. Indeed, your predecessor, President Johnson, once said, "Ten hours of the day out of 14 I spend on the world Latin-American, European problems, Vietnam, relations with the Soviet Union . . ." This preoccupation with other nations and their problems has left our own neglected home front a chaotic shambles; we are now In worse trouble than are many of them. Mr. President, come home. Don Maclean A Store Useless, WASHINGTON - Our government has a boundless Interest in almost everything, from the life cycle of the botfly to the social mores of the Slack-jaw Indians. And the government lays out vast sums of money to satisfy its curiosity about these things. Sometimes, but not always, these subsidized studies result in reports, which are then offered to the public for a pittance by the Government Printing Office. Regularly, the GPO sends me a list of the available publications. (Hancing down the list, some titles catch the eye and I should like to make Intelligent comment on them. (I should LIKE to make intelligent comment; but I probably won't.) Mind you, I'm not recommending any of these volumes to you. In fact, I'm recommending none of them. "The First Step, A Report on a Conference on Drinking Problems." That sounds rather dull, but I'll bet I can guess the second step, which came alter the conference on drinking. Everyone went down Joan I'itlinos Antiques 108 N. County Rd. P.B. (new location) Thursday November 7 10 833-6211 WEEKEND Of Information; But Interesting MMIMJ EVE Del Frank, News, Bob Halloran, sports, Dick Fennel, weather and Larry King interviews Jim Bishop, nationally syndicated columnist and author of the book "The Day Kennedy Was Shot'.' 6:30 stairs to the bar and had a drink. "Supplement Two to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles." This book will tell you how how to address a government janitor properly ("Deputy Assistant Building Supervisor") or a messenger at the Pentagon ("Internal communications Attache"). "American Foreign Policy Current Documents." This costs $4.75, but judging how unsuccessful our foreign policy has been, I think it should be marked down to 99 cents, if that. "The Invention of the Sewing Machine." Now, while this might not sound like much, friends of mine who've read It says it kept them in stitches from cover to cover. (Sorry about that, folks.) "Futures in the Federal Government." Perhaps this should be listed under fiction, because, frankly, the way things are going I'm not sure this government HAS a future. "Governmental Response to Urbanization." You needn't read this; I can give you the The Jackie Gleason Lovely Tina Cole stars with Robert Conrad, Troy Donahue and Connie Stevens in "The Long Way Home." Sho 6&11PM r MM and PM SATURDAY NIGHT ON Martha Raye is Jackie's guest, along with comedians George Burns and Jack Carter singer Mel Torme, WTVJ 7:30

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