The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 17, 1968 · Page 74
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 74

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 17, 1968
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F4 Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday. Nov. 17, 1968 Gottlieb President Of Fields Fingers Fly With Light at ami I fTTTiJ f " f - . 'lip'" y she was 10 years old. She has appeared many times with Fred Waring. Her theatrical career has been limited in the past year to allow her to continue hereducatlon. Enrolled In Rosarian Academy at West Palm Beach, she soon found as a Junior she was heading her class In typing speed. "I could make It to 40 words a minute wlihout errors," said Miss Keene. "However, when I tried to develop real speed, not being able to hear the margin bell warning slowed me down." Hearing aids were useless in her case. Taught to read before she was five years old, she progressed rapidly In school. She became an efficient lip reader. She has always attended a school for normal-hearing children. Very early in life, she discovered that music "got through" to her. She developed an acute sense of rhythm and this lead to her career. tf 'WJ? I'M i U . M.. X ' - Jacob I. Gottlieb has been promoted to president of J.M. Fields. Inc., the62 unlt department store chain operating In 11 eastern seaboard states. Gottlieb, who has served as executive vice president for the last three years, succeeds Robert Rlesner, resigned. The announcement was made by Louis Stein, chairman of Food Fair Stores, Inc., of which J.M. Fields is a wholly-owned subsidiary. Prior to his appointment as executive vice president, Gottlieb was president of Ideal Shoe Co., Philadelphia, Pa. a post he held since 1941. Ideal Shoe was acquired by Food Fair Stores In 1962. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Gottlieb is married, has three children, and resides In Bryn Mawr, Pa. Piper Names VERO BEACH - Philip L. Patterson is now advertising manager for Piper Aircraft Corp. Patterson, a native of Spokane, Wash., has bachelor's degrees in psychology and journalism from Washington State University. Slalt Photo h Prt-Gordon 3' his daughter, Kathijean Keene, left, who is hard of hearing. Miss Keene found that being unable to hear the bell slowed her typing speed. SIGHT SIGNALS - The Winking light devised by Hank Keene, right, signals when the end of the line is reached in typing instead of using a conventional bell. He made it for t TEQUESTA A blinking light on a typewriter has made possible another achievement for Kathijean Keene, 17, who has already overcome a hearing defect to become a featured dancer on television and stage. The blinking light, substituted for the warning bell that signals when the end of the line nears when typing, may seem a simple mechanical change, but to Miss Keene, who has only 10 per cent hearing, it was the difference between success as a typist and being second rate. The gadget Is not available in normal trade channels. Unable to locate one even among those firms which cater to haid of hearing, her father, Hani Keene, succeeded in produc- ing such a device. Still to be patented, the Keenes hope it may help others master typewriting speed. "Even typewriter repair and service shops discouraged the Idea," said Keene. "One shop took Kathijean's typewriter for several days, then returned it saying the conversion could not be made." Keene, who is a building contractor, insisted he is neither an Inventor or even mechanically inclined for tinkering. He had never seen the inside of an electric typewriter before, but in a few days had solved the problem. With the light installed on his daughter's typewriter at home, her typing speed jumped immediately from 35 words a minute to 65, almost double. "The device is self-contained," said Keene. "It can be worked from the usual house current or with minor adaptations It can operate with a six-volt lantern battery. "I am now looking Into patent arrangements." Miss Keene, who contracted an illness when three years old that limited her hearing, has been appearing on stage since FILET MIGNON MAN - American-style cook-ing will be featured at the re-opened Howley's Restaurant by owner-manager Harry Cash. Cash has been with Howard Johnson operations in West Palm Beach since 1943. This is his first venture as an owner. Harry Cash Takes Over Hoivley s Restaurant specialization in filet mignon, prime ribs, saute seafoods, and all will be processed on the premises. Cash, a former cook and mess sergeant In the U.S. Air Force, joined Howard Johnson's as a soda fountain man in his native Miami after discharge from the service. He has been In all phases of food handling and management for the last 21 years with the Johnson organization. present 130 seats. Cash will retain the policy of serving "home-style American food," he said. ( Patrick Howley has come from retirement to assist Cash to reorganize the operation. It had been closed for a month. "We had a sneak opening," said Cash, "but it was surprising how quickly the old customers rallied around." Cash's new policy will be a Inn' Hit t ii ii n in imit J ni ' - ,J"" " A wiaMMMMMMaaioMMaaJ pEptp E D - -9 , ,mr"' ' H N E W. . . ALL APARTMENTS ON THE WATERWAY . . . WITH LAKE VIEW . . . Howley's Restaurant, 4700 S. Dixie Hwy., is now owned and operated by Harry Cash, former manager for Howard Johnson shops in the area for 2.'i years. Since Patrick Howley opened the family-style eating place in 1950, It has grown from a 40-seat restaurant to its iew Design A Finnish furnitue designer has produced Europe's first pupcr coflins to be used mostlv in disaster areas. WAREHOUSES FACTORIES COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION GENERAL CONTRACTING t LAND DEVELOPING COMMERCIAL A INDUSTRIAL UASING 'ioiiHin iintinfunr Mitur FETTER CO., INC. 928 - 28th St. W.P.B. 848-3700 Now Leasing: 30,000 S tt. N.tth M, W.P.I. ' ' -y'-.-: r: " - "- - ADJACENT TO NORTH PALM BEACH MARINA AND NEABY NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTRY CLUB . . . 1,400 SO. FT. FUND BOOSTED A $2,265 donation, representing a corporate gift from 7-Eleven Stores ind contributions from iheir area employes, is presented to United Fund of Palm Beach County officials by Robert V. Smith, center, district manager. George Pyke, left, UF executive director, and UF President John J. Hudiburg accepted the donation which pushed the 1968 drive over the $306,000 mark. This year's goal was $375,-000. INTRACOASTAL 2 BATHS ATI ADJACENT TO NORTH PALM BEACH MARINA N.P.B. 28 ATLANTIC YACHT CLUB DRIVE NORTH PALM BEACH FLORIDA DRIVI TO ENO OF YACHT CLUB DRIVE OY 2 BEDROOMS INSTANT LEGISLATION State Sen. Elmer O. Friday Jr., D-Fort Myers and Palm Beach, has been named chairman of a new interstate committee to explore the uses in state legislatures of electronic data processing equipment. The committee is working on programs for interchange of information regarding the use of computers for bill drafting, statistical information, etc. Sen. Friday is largely responsible for the widely-copied Florida "instant legislation" system which uses the RCA Spectra 70-4,1. Sen. Friday, sitting at a console of the legislative unit at Tallahassee, Ls discussing computer possibilities with Charles Welch, RCA representative. ImmfEDI FOR More Money Moving for the same period In 1!7, an Increase of 20.1 per cent. Individual Central Air Conditioning and Heating Sound proof . . . G.E. Kitchen Nylon CARPETING AND PRE-WIRED T.V. CABLE FOR COLOR T.V. . . . PRE-WIRING for telephone SELF cleaning oven Dishwasher Frost-free Refrigerator O Disposal Custom Cabinets 2 Huge walk in closets Elevator Docking facilities A-A-A Construction' AND MUCH, MUCH MORE INCLUDING A LAVISH 2 STORY CLUB HOUSE WITH SAUNA BATHS AND A HEATED POOL PRICED FROM LIVING ROOM ta4 x lao ran 0 KITCHEN U BOX 12. 0 I I dining lr-L I tt.O X 12.0 bh. I BEDROOM CL 13.0 X 130 I CL I L. FOYER I f i n J J . BATH p" BlDHOOM 130 x ie.o 0 HAL5&Y & GRIff ITU Offers The Finest SERVICE ON TYPEWRITERS o ADDING MACHINES YOU CAN DEPEND ON expert CLEANING REPAIRS THE VERY FINEST RENTALS PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE I!! 26,900 During October total debits of all banks and savings & loan associations in Palm Beach County were $543,358,-406, compared with $422,197.-245 for October, 1967, an increase of 28.6 per cent, said Paul Thomson, executive director of the Palm Beach County Development Board. The increased debit as a business activity Indicator for the area shows more money ls on the move In the county this year. On a dailv average basis, during October, 19C8, the debit was $23,624,278 compared with $19,190,783 for Oct., 1967. The total debit In the first 10 months of 1968 ls $5,305,026,126 compared with $4,414,061,640 Test Tube Origin Many new and Improved uses for lumber are of test tube origin. According to the Southern Pine Association, chemical preservatives which assure Immunity to insect attack and the elements have greatly Increased the use of lumber for patio decks and architecturally styled fencing. Lumber treated with colorless, odorless chemicals ls available. FURK!SHE0 APARTMENT OPEN TILL 5:30 P.M. PHONE TO-DAY wrm 832-3883 IN THE PALM BEACHES 395-1300 BOCA RATON 278-0111 DELRAY BEACH 461-6953 FT. PIERCE 5l y i lALSEY&EBIHITH developed by ATLANTIC LAND CO. Phone 842-6191 RESERVATIONS NOW BEINO TAKEN FOR MARCH OCCUPANCY IN SECOND BUILDING ROBERT O. FULOHAM PRESIDENT THOMAS t. BEEGLf EXEC. VICE PRES. SALES JAMES W. CARR V. PRES. CONSTRUCTION SERVICE DEPT. 332 EVERNIA STREET FURNISHINGS BY: GRANT FURNITURE CO.

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