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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 20

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Tuesday, November 12, 1968
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20 ralm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 18 U.S. Negroes Start 'Camp' In Liberia KI-MNUM Rotary Club To Hear Marketing Professor University of Florida professor emeritus of marketing, Dr. Frank Goodwin, will be guest speaker at the West Palm Beach Rotary Club at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Marina Inn (formerly the George Washington Hotel). Dr. Goodwin, a member of Management Associates of West Palm Beach, is appearing as a part of the University of Florida Days, a community relations project conducted by University alumni 0 nruii (4UITULT i Investment Certificates (rem J50t. $1000 1 Fundi Available on Demand , For Florid Residents Only FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE 20 (H EARN FROM THE 1ST MBit VtCuiMitS , LOAN COUP Rvifo Beoth ?8?8 Broadway AQUARIUM SET YV. Tlmr News Scrvlre GBATALA, Liberia They are calm and big men, who walk across a hacked out clearing in the heart of West Africa with the long, easy stride of Americans. Their eyes and their mouths do not smile. If they laugh, it is when they tell the familiar stories of the restaurants in the United States that would not serve them a cup of coffee when they were soldiers and in the South. They are American Negroes compute io gal 11 M clearly city men with city ways who once earned salaries beyond the dreams of an educated African and who possessed more than many Africans ever see. "America Is a sinking ship and the captain wants us to take our turn at the steering wheel," a 29-year-old man said. He was in a group of five men all from Chicago's South Side who were playing cards on a Sunday afternoon In The Camp, their name for the colony. In the United States, the men said, talking by turn, they never starved, they made out okay but they felt that there was no way to stay men unless they left for good. Civil rights groups, Black Power, the Black Panthers these are words that make them shrug two words they wish to forget. They left their apartments and television sets and big cars to lead a Back-To-Af-rica movement as what they call Hebrew Israelites, which, to them, is not a sect but a way of life. The site they chose, more than a year ago, is 300 acres in a clammy, snake-infested, ugly part of central Liberia, 11 miles from a village called Obatala. It is more than 80 miles from Monrovia, the capital of this African country with 121 years of independence behind it. Founded by the American Colonization Society in 1820 and declared independent July 26, 1847, Liberia became after the Civil War a haven for slaves freed in the U.S. The new settlers are strange immigrants, for they are one man whose name is now Ahshare Ahkiba Israel. The men call each other brothers, the women are sisters. Hebrew lessons are given in the camp. The Torah is the law. When men speak of divine guidance which they say led them to Liberia not to Israel they do not grin or look self-conscious. Other Americans working in Monrovia seem horrified, or occasionally touched, by the religious persuasions of the immigrants. "They needed something to believe in, to keep them going, and maybe to give them the dignity and conviction that they felt so deprived of in their own country," said one American in Monrovia, who did not wish to be identified. "Anyone can wish a Negro well who's willing to work hard and break his back in that swamp where they live but that religious talk is more than I can listen to," said a white man in Monrovia. In the camp, the men admit they need money to buy tractors and power tools. Various projects to raise money include a Monrovia nightclub where a five-man American band plays except Friday nights, and a snackbar that will open soon. It is called Mr. C's Misada Tova Hebrew words for good restaurant. There are six tables, made by a former carpenter, and a soda bar in Mr. C's Misada Tova. "Soul chicken southern fried exciting shakes and sundaes and for the first time in Africa, slushade . . " reads the sign for the restaurant. Slushade is a little soft ice, said one man. The ice cream will be imported from the U.S. The ice cream creations are advertised as "soul on ice." Some of the men predict an influx of newcomers to the camp after the elections, or early next year, as the Back-To-Africa movement swells. TROPICAL FISH All SUPPLIES LARGEST SELECTION LOWEST PRICES AQUARIUM CENTER 517 NORTHWOOO RD. 833-9505 their shoulders. They do not speak that language. "And If they win what is there really to win?" a bearded man wearing a skull cap asked. "The only choice was to get out, there is no hope to change anything." A reported total of 173 black men, women and children arrived in the camp from the United States between July and December of 1967. No one here will deny or confirm this figure. Nor will any of the men say how many people are here now. In Monrovia, there is talk that 50 persons have returned to the United States and that about 65 remain in the camp. "What does it matter, why does it make a difference " one of the card players asked. "What is significant are not the details, but the achievements," he said. The achievements are obvious. They are the bush the men cleared, and keep clearing, without any power tools. They are the wells they dug, learning as they went along. They are the peppers, the string beans, the American corn, the sweet potatoes and the mustard greens they planted and the houses they live in. Each man built his family's home. They are small houses, with a slightly crooked look. Made of bamboo, they have tin roofs and cement floors. Inside there is not much furniture. The camp has its own generator so there are electric lights. The wives, moving quietly in long African shirts, cook on kerosene stoves and wash the dishes in basins of cold water on tiny verandas. They do not speak much when outsiders come. The youngest child in the camp is less than 2 months old, the oldest is 14 years. The children stay outdoors under the huge old trees of Africa, playing the games they played on city pavements more than 4,000 miles away. "We are not trying to impress anybody. It is not a sect herev it is a way of life that Hebrews lead for we are Hebrew Israelites and we come out of the seed of Jacob," said ' HaMLP' 1,iii. iiiUniiilHriY mum . mm. .11 ii mi King Gustav Is 86 LONDON UPI) - King Gustav Adolf celebrated his S6th birthday Monday with his granddaughter, Princess Mar-garetha. LEGAL NOTICES NO. 2975 Notice To Creditors IN THE (01 RT OF THE COINTY U IM.K, IN AND FOR PALM BEACH COI NTV, FLORIDA; IN PROBATE, No. 27176 IN RE: ESTATE OF MORRIS B Z1FF To All Creditors. Legatees. Distributees and Persons Having Any Claims or Demands Against Said Estate: You and each of you are hereby notified that you are required by Law to present any claims and demands which vou, or either of vou. mav have against the estate of MORRIS B. ZIFF, deceased, late of said County, to the County Judge of Palm Beach County, Florida, at his oftice in the court house of said Countv at West Palm Beach. Florida, within six calendar months from the time of the first publication of this notice. Each claim or demand shall be in writing in duplicate, and shall state the place of residence and post office address of the claimant, and shall be sworn to by the claimant, his agent, or his attorney, and any such claim or demand not so filed shall be void. IDA BARON As executrix of the Last Will and Testament of MORRIS B. ZIFF, deceased. HARRY B. DUFFY. ESQ. )UFFY. SLADON & KERSTEN Attorney for Executrix 424 Bavview Building Fort Lauderdale. Florida 33304 Pub.: Nov. 5. 12, 19. 26. 1968 No. 2952 IN THE COURT OF THE COI'NTY JUK.E; IN AND FOR PALM BEACH COt NTY, FLORIDA: IN PROBATE. No. 21448 ESTATE OF CLAR AN de VILLA SA1NZ Deceased NOI'lt'EOF PROBATE THESTATE OF FLORIDA: TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF SAID DECEDENT: You are hereby notified that a written instrument purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of said decedent has been admitted to probate in said Court. You are hereby commanded within six calendar months from the date of the first publication of this notice to appear In said Court and show cause, if any you can, why the action of said Court in admitting said will to probate should not stand revoked. P-aulT. Douglas County Judge Palm Beac h County. Florida ByGlenn H. Abling. Clerk John R.Day P.O. Box 1089 Lake Worth. Florida Attorney for Estate Pub. ; Oct. 29. Nov. 5. 12. 19. 1968 NO. 2916 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MAKE APPLICATION FOR FIN AL DISCH ARGE IN THE COURT OF THE COUNTY JUDGE IN AND FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY. FLORIDA; IN PROBATE. NO. 25537 IN RE; ESTATE OF EMILY BAXTER TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : Notice Is hereby given that Emily Durkce filed her final report as executrix of the estate of Emily Baxter, deceased; that she filed her petition for final discharge, and that she w'll apply to the County Judge o' Palm Beach County, Flori'-'a, on November 20th, 19ti8, for approval of same and for final discharge as executrix of the estate of Emilv Bater. deceased, on this 17 dav of October. 198. Emilv Durk-c Executrix of the estate :A Emily Baxter, deceased. John R Dav P. O. Box ltiS9 Lake Worth. Florida Altornevfor Executrix Pub: October 22, 29. Nov. 5. 12, 1908 GOOD TUESDAY 8 PM NEIGHBOR 0 SAM JACK LEMMON, ROMY SCHNEIDER, DOROTHY PRO VINE STAR IN THIS DELIGHTFULLY NUTTY MARITAL MIXUP! WTVJ CLOCK 7 batman 12 DarkShadows 4:25 4 Steve Allen Show 4:30 7 Mike Douglas Show 12 Merv Griffin Show 5:00- 2 TlmeforSchool 5:30 2 Mister Rogers Neighborhood 10 News; Weather; Sports 5:15 5 Dateline Financial :55 4 Weather; News; Sports 5 Dateline Fishing i:00- 2 Friendly Giant 5-7-12 News; Sports; Weather 10 Frank Revnolds 6:15- 2 Dick Davis Slocks 6:30 2 Marketing Management 4 WalterCronklle 5 Huntley-Brinkley 10 Truth orConsequences 12 Frank Revnolds 7:00 2 What Harvest for the Reaper 4 RedSkelton Hour 5 John GarvShow 7 Huntley Brtnkley 10 The Honeymooners 12 Treasure Isle 7:30 4 Gunsmoke 7 Jerrv Lewis 1012 Mod Squad 8:00 2 The World We Live In 4M "Good Neighbor Sam" 8:30 2 William Bucklv 5-7 Julia 10-12 II Takes AThief 9:00 5-7M "The Jokers" 9;30 2 Man to Man 1012 N.Y.P.D. 10:00 4 60 Minutes 10 Thai's Life 12 ISpv 10:30 2 Whvl'sNumber4 11:00 4-5-7-io 12 News; Weather: Sports 11:30 4 Perry Mason 5-7 Johnnv Carson 10-12 Joey Bishop 12:30 4 Mr. Ed' 1:00 4 News In Spanish 10M "Dangerous Moonlight" NOTE: These listing-, an- supplied hy the Television Stations and the Post-Times Is not responsible (orlast second changes. RADIO LISTINGS WEAT West Palm Beach IMBSI 850 WIKK-West Palm Beach 1250 WJNO-West Palm Bearh 12:10 WPBK-Hest Palm Beach IFMl 107.9 HqXT-WesI Palm Beach (NBCI 1340 WWOS Palm Beach (F.MS) Stereo 97.9 WI.IZ-Lake Worth 1380 WHKW-Klvlera Beach (ABC) ltHI WORK Delray Beach 1420 WSBK Hoca Raton 74(1 WSWN Belle Glade (MBSI WSWN Belle Glade (KM I 93 3 HITS luplter 1000 LEGAL NOTICES NO. 2974 CALL FOR KIDS Sealed bids will be received at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday. November IK. 18 for the purchase of Canned Goods, Meats and Staples by the Southeast Florida Tuberculosis Hospital tor a thirty-one day period beginning December 1 and ending December 31. 1968. Bid forms and specifications as to quality, quantity and delivery can be secured at the Southeast Florida Tuberculosis Hospital. C. B. WILLINGHAM Assistant Superintendent for Administration Pub.: Novembers, 12,1968 POST TV WTHS Miami Channel J WTV.I-MlamJ (hannel I H (TV-He-it Palm Beach ( hannel i WCKT-Mlaml (hannel 7 WLBW-Mlaml Channel 10 WEAT-West Palm Bearh Channel It M Indicates Movie TUESDAY 5:35 7 Inspirational Message 5:407 Educational Hour U. of Fla. 6"15 4 Sunrise Semester 6:151(1 Give Us This Day 6:4(1 7 Sunshine Almanac 1(1 Public Service Film 6:45 4 News In Spanish 6:55 5 Religious Sign On 7 Community Report 10 Spanish News 7:00 4 Popeve Playhouse 5-7 Todav 10 Love That Bob iSpanlshl 12 Sunshine Almanac 7:1512 ThreeSlooges 7:25 5-7 News Break 7:30-10 Rick Shaw Show 8:00 4 Captain Kangaroo 10 Adventuresof Gulliver 12 Klmba the White Lion 8:25 5-7 News Break 8:30-10 Banjo Billy 12 MikeDoug'lasShow 9:00 4 Morv Griffin Show b Hazel 7 Donald O'Connor Show 10 Dream House 9:30 5 RealMcCovs 10 DarkShadows 10:00 5 SnapJudgment 10M "Operation Perilous" 12 JackLaLanne 10 ' 25 5 News 10:30- 4 Beverly Hillbillies 5-7 Concentration 12 DlckCaveltShow 11:00 4 Andy of Mayberry 5-7 Personality 11:30 4 Dick Van DvkoShow 5-7 Hollywood Squares 12:00- 4 News' 5-7 Jeopardy 1012 Bewitched 12:30 4 Search forTomorrow 5 Eye Guess 7 News 10 Treasure Isle 12 Divorce Court 12:55 5 News 1,00 4 LoveofLlfe 5 Rlpcord 10 News 12 Dream House 1:25- 4-7 News 1:30 4 As the World Turns 5 Lei's. Make a Deal 7 GlrlTalk 10-12 KunnvYouShould Ask 1:55 1012 Children's Doclor 2:00 4 LovelsaManySplendored Thing . . 5-7 Days of Our Lives 10-12 NewlvwedGame 2:30 4 The Guiding Light 5-7 The Doctors 1012 Dating Game 3:00 4 The Secret Storm 5-7 Another World 10 12 General Hospital 3:30 4 Edge of Night 5-7 You Don't Sav 10-12 One Life to Live 4:00 4 Art Linkletler 510 Daillng for Dollars Fights Eye Disease KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) President Milton Obote has launched a campaign to wipe out trachoma, an eye disease that affects nearly 500,000 of Uganda's '7.7 million people and causes 60per cent of blindness in the country. The U.S. Peace Corps Is sending a doctor and volunteer workers for the project. No. 2950 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Board ol Public Instruction. Palm Beach County, Florida will receive bids for WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE until 2 00 p m on .'uesday. November 26, 19ti. Bids received -n the office of the County Superintendent alter 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26. 1968, will not be considered in ormation and specifications may oe obtained from the office of the County Superintendent of Public Instruction. All bids are to be returned in a sealed envelope marked on the outside, "WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE Bid Rid No. 68 69 383." to Lloyd F Early, County Superintendent. 331 Belvedere Road (Mail: P O. Box 2469), West Palm Beach. Florida. BOAtU) OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Lloyd F. Early Superintendent Pub. : Oct. 30 ; Nov. 5, 12, 1968 How about a "Compact" for the lady? More than likely, your wife needs a car she can call her own. Help her decide things like what kind of model and how many cylinders. But let her select the color. Then both of you pick First Marine for the financing. H. Richard McCord President Jerry Thomas Chairman o the Board 9 FIRST MARINE BANK AND TRUST COMPANY OF RIVIERA BEACH MEMBER FEDEKAl DfPOSII INSURANCE COLORATION

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