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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 16

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; fU Palm Beach Post.Thurs., November 14, 1968 ' Convicted Youth's Registration Books Close 'Treasure Isle ' Show To Continue, Adler Says Brother Arrested ture and television industries," Wolf explained. "It is the first time In Florida that a state agency has become involved In these industries, which could put the state In real competition in both mediums with California and New York." Koch responded: "All the state has to do is to show that the facilities and the available key personnel Is as good as elsewhere. "Then Florida will boom as Indicated by our experience in MacArthur Productions with TV shows and the production of commercials, which in themselves offer unlimited possibilities." Adler said the "Mike Douglas Show" will definitely be televised from the Colonnades Beach Hotel for a number of weeks, beginning late in Janu ary. And the locally based company is attempting to air a new production called "The Palm Beach Story." If plans go through. It will star Gloria Swanson and Caesar Romero, Adler said. A day-time serial, "The Palm Beach Story" would be modeled on the order of a Florida "Peyton Place," according to Adler. The two stars would also become local residents, he said. "Under the Little Big Top," planned for filming in Sarasota, has received favorable appraisal by network executives, Adler commented, and will be a children's show. Adler also explained that a few employes had been given their two weeks' notice because of planned format changes in the show. Russell Stoneham director if night-time programs for Columbia Broadcasting System, whom Adler introduced, said networks and film Industries alike have determined Florida productions feasible and there is good reason for optimism concerning more shows and movies emanating in Florida. -- - i-l..J . . I Photo by Robert K. Oglesby SHERMAN ADLER resled by Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Wayne Bennett. An abandoned stolen vehicle was found near the Western Auto Associate Store, 215 S. South Park. Attention was attracted to the vehicle when the driver backed it into the auto store. The accident was reported to Thomas by Frank Altobello, store operator. Bennett saw the youth walking along U.S. 441, about five miles north of the city limits, while Police Chief Carlisle Thomas and Chief Deputy Clifton Lightsey were investigating the accident Involving the stolen vehicle. Lightsey said the youth made the trip here Tuesday to ascertain what had happened to his brother, Gerald, who appeared before Circuit Court Judge C. Pfieffer Trowbridge along with two other escapees from the Florida State School for Boys, James Lehman and Steven Roya, both 17, who had been arrested July 25. The trio had been charged with the theft of a pickup truck when arrested on State Road 710 by Deputy Wayne Thomas and a former city patrolman. Collier said the boys school escapee and his two companions were sentenced by Judge Trowbridge to serve terms of from six months to 22 years in the state penitentiary. The youth who came to check on his brother is being kept in a nearby cell in the lockup here until the convicted trio are transferred to the state prison in Raiford. Lightsey said Orange County authorities would pick up the brother. Local charges growing out of the accident will not be pressed, the sheriff said. College Chorale Gets Rising Ovation Contest Set OKEECHOBEE - A 17-year-old Dade City youth Is being held in the county Jail here on an auto theft charge from Orange County, after he apparently drove here Tuesday to check on the status of his twin brother, who was on trial in Circuit Court for a similar offense. Sheriff John W. Collier said Gerald Heidgerken was ar- Ilan Combats Oil Spillage WASHINGTON (UPI) -President Johnson announced Wednesday a plan for dealing with pollution and shore damage where disabled oil barges, such as one now stranded off the Delaware coast, spill their contents onto beaches. The White House said all government resources would be mobilized to clean up major oil spills that threaten shore areas. "There is no way to predict when or where the next spill of oil or other hazardous material will occur," the President said. "There is no way to assess the damage to beaches, to waterfowl, to fish and other wildlife caused by these spills." His announcement came while a 240-foot oil barge, which broke loose during a Tuesday storm, was disabled and sitting almost high and dry on a resort beach at Reho-both, Del. The barge, containing one million gallons of oil, was Intact although a small amount of black slick was washed ashore. TERMITES? CALL TOMASELLO 585-2551 FOR coaricri nsr contioi suvici MIMMI 0 INI NATION Al mi CONttOl ASSOCIATION PALM BEACH SHORES -Sherman Adler, president of MacArthur Productions, told the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday that "Treasure Isle," the company's ABC-televised game show, would not be going off the air. He also gave the chamber group, assembled at the Colonnades Beach Hotel where the show is filmed, a brief glimpse at plans for the future of locally televised productions. Adler said he was "irate" on returning from New York and reading newspaper stories about cancellation of "Treasure Isle" productions after two weeks, the period of time for which Job termination notice was Issued to 11 engineers and crewmen on the show. Colgate Palmolive Co. has, in fact, renewed its sponsorship of the game show, which has remained on TV for one year, according to Adler. "Treasure Isle" will continue "in one form or another" either on ABC or another network, he said. This was confirmed by Leonard V. Koch, vice president in charge of television for Colgate's advertising agency, Norman, Craig & Kummel of New York City. "At Colgate's direction," he said, "we have signed 'Treasure Isle' for another 13 weeks starting Jan. 1, the normal contractural period for television production. This means another $1.5 million is committed to the show by Colgate. "The only problem is an acceptable time period on the network," he added, "and if we can't get it on ABC we will take the show to another network." Koch made the statement Wednesday afternoon on returning from a panel discussion at a workshop session of the Florida Council of 1U0 with Adler and James Wolf, press secretary for Gov. Claude Kirk. "The session was called for the specific purpose of harnessing all the production resources of the state for the development of the motion pic ft M Thanksgiving; PALM BEACH GARDENS The Recreation and Parks Department has announced that a Thanksgiving Window Painting Contest will be held Nov. 22 and 23 at the Gardens Shopping Center at Lighthouse Drive and Alt. A-l-A. The contest will be open to students at Palm Beach Gardens Elementary School, Howell Watkins Junior High School and Palm Beach Gardens High School. Entry blanks may be obtained from the principal's of Art In Boynton BOYNTON BEACH Registration books for the Nov. 19 primary elections here and in Delray Beach closed at 5 p.m. Wednesday with 13 persons here and six In Delray Beach waiting until the last day to register to vote. According to City Clerk Mrs. Tereesa Padgett, 212 persons registered in the last month to boost the total number of Boynton Beach voters eligible to cast ballots in Tuesday's contest among eight candidates for three city council seats to 6,950. Helmet Edict By Judge Is Appealed A ruling by Palm Beach County Magistrate Court Judge Donald P. Kohl that Florida's helmet law is "unconstitutional" was appealed to the State Supreme Court Wednesday. Asst. County Solicitor David Bludworth, who argued the law in August when the judge made his decision, filed a brief appealing on two grounds. They are: The law requiring cyclists to wear helmets and its enforcement is a reasonable exercise of police power for their protection. The law is not vague, and helmet standards are in compliance with the Federal Highway Safety Standards Act of 1966. In ruling the law unconstitutional, Judge Kohl said it was "an infringement of the individual's freedom of choice." If permitted to stand, he said then police officers should be required to wear bullet proof vests and wives should be made to lock their homes when their husbands are away. Attorneys John Callaway and Joseph Valantiejus, who represented two law violators at the time, said the law was an infringement of Individual liberty and did not promote the general safety as it was supposed to do. They added there were no set helmet standards. Premier Slays BEIRUT, Lebanan (AP) Premier Abdullah Yafi decided to stay in office Wednesday after President Charles Helou and the Cabinet rejected his resignation. Yafi told newsmen he decided to resign because of the pressure of work, but that Helou and Yafl's colleagues In the Cabinet refused to agree to the resignation. ana time at this year's convention that a report had received an ovation. Dr. Moody told the messengers about the opening of the college this fall in West Palm Beach. The convention pledged Its "prayerful support to Palm Beach Atlantic College and expressed fraternal confidence that it will become a vital part of the Baptist family of Christian colleges and universities." The college has been the subject of considerable discussion and action at every state convention since the 1962 session, which was the last one held at Daytona Beach, authorized the planning for a new Baptist college. The 35-member chorale and 35 members of the student body made the trip to Daytona Beach in two chartered busses and stopped at Cape Kennedy for a tour of the Space Center. The chorale gave a concert at the First Baptist Church in Merritt Island enroute home. fice at the elementary school and from art Instructors at the junior and senior high schools. The entries must portray a Thanksgiving theme and be returned to the schools no later than Nov. 18. 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The convention delegates applauded the chorale in what old timers said was the first time In memory that a singing group had received a standing ovation at a Florida Baptist convention. When President Jess Moody gave his report It was the first Chamber Tells New Officers Seven new directors were announced for the Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday morning's coffee. The new directors, elected by the Chamber members, will take office for three-year terms beginning in November, President David Runkel announced. The new directors are: William J. Bosso, Ralph Ciccarel-li, Merrill Green, Horace Miller, Dawson Newton, Parks Ni-colls and Charles Whorl. They succeed Paul Potter Jr., Richard Trivison, Larry Ettarl, Marion Learning, Tom Rossin and Harry Nye. Returning directors are Lucius Hill, Karl Griffin, Patrick Crow, Gene Reynolds, Frank Peuser, Harry Lemmens, David Runkel, Robert Cromwell, Philip Lewis, William Hasel-mlre, Ted Brown, Richard Gruenwald, William Howard and William Baker, who is filling an unexpired term of one who resigned. Finance Head Bids Farewell FORT PIERCE Resigning City Finance Director D. C. Huskey bid his official farewell to the Fort City Commission Tuesday night and was commended by the commission for his "honest, efficient and dedicated service" to the city during the past 11 years. Huskey, who joined the city finance staff after serving a number of years as St. Luoie County School superintendent, officially ends his duties with the commission Friday. He is joining the staff of fiscal consultants W. R. Hough & Co., of St. Petersburg, as their East Coast representative. 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