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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 18

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Monday, November 18, 1968
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18- Palm Beach Post- Monday, Nov. 18, 1968 ADVERTISEMENT State Tax Reform Study Seen Clarifying Problem Loose Dentures Shorten Plate Life PHOENIX, Ariz. It hu been reported thit vein of denture life can be lost due to loose den-turei which slip end slide causing wear and breakage of plates. A new denture adhesive powder has been developed to counteract this slippage called Super-Dent. Super-DentY'no slip formula" has a base which so closely resembles the feel and action of real teeth that users are calling it "foolproof" Super-Dent is al-ready available in limited supply producing $1.2 million if levied at the rate of two percent. After the consulting firm study is completed, the Tax Reform Commission plans to hold public hearings around the state prior to making its recommendations by the Feb. 1 deadline. . . ': j v.. - i A' A?-' ;v f n ) year but the approval of the new charter provides a means to get the issue on the ballot through petitions of the people. A three per cent income tax levied against both personal and corporate income would produce about $200 million a year, according to an estimate made last winter by the comptroller's office. The transaction tax which would cover every instance in which money changes hands has been proposed as a substitute for all present taxes, including the sales tax which has become the base of Florida's tax structure. It has been estimated to be capable of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co. should help the commission and the Legislature decide how to revise the tax structure if new taxes prove necessary. The firm was hired last April to make the study for $40,000. It was told to look into the impact of current taxes on Florida's citizens and economy as well as into the potential impact of the often proposed income and transactions taxes both of which are prohibited by the new state constitution. Both houses of the Legislature voted against removing the income tax prohibition from the new constitution last Bulova solves the great jewel robbery New liquid jewelry cleaner from Bulova cuts through the dust and oils that rob jewelry of its original brilliance. Don't let the beauty of your precious and costume jewelry be dimmed by the microscopic dust, oils, and make-up that collect on it. Make it all shine like new again with this gentle new liquid cleaner from Bulova that gives jewelry a real beauty bath. It's non-ammoniated and easy to use. Brush and hanger are included. At $2.00 for 11 fl. oz. that last almost forever, it's a steal. HbulovAH I UOUID ... U . TALLAHASSEE (UPI) -Florida's Tax Reform Commission is scheduled to get a report in about two weeks which should shed some light on the state's tax structure and the potential impact of such proposals as income and transactions taxes. The report won't come any too soon because the Legislature is facing a projected deficit of $219 million over the next two years even if it limits itself to continuing existing programs and meeting growth needs. Although the size of the deficit estimate has been questioned as being both too high and too low, few legislators doubt that more taxes will be necessa ry in the 1969 session. The chairman of the Tax Reform Commission, Rep. James Sweeny of Deland, already is on record as saying he sees no alternative to new taxes on top of those passed during the special session on education this year. Sweeny also is head of the House Finance and Taxation Committee. A seven-month study of Florida's tax structure by the national accounting firm of The living beauty we are fortunate of this Sunshine climate makes it a V BILL -w. --VGORDOK! v Wfffv ! .2 J EETY0Uy I y 6 pm ci ! 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Florida Power & Light Company urges Floridians and guests alike to take time out from everyday activity ... to rediscover the wonder of this subtropical world of animal life and flowering beauty ... to DISCOVER FLORIDA. - 4 Accident Fatal To Man LA BELLE - The operator of a motor vehicle that was apparently stalled in SR 78, about 4 5 miles west of here Sunday, was killed instantly and the driver of a second vehicle involved in the crash was injured, according to Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Ernest Pittman. Killed was Benny Joe Mason, 22. of Missouri St. He was found partially out of the 1960-model sedan that was rammed from the rear by a westbound operator of a jeep. Arthur Daniels. 33. of Fort Denaud. Pittman and FHP Homicide Investigator B. H. Murrjock said Daniels was charged with failure to use due care. Investigation into the 10th fatality of the year in HendryCounty is being continued. Assisting in the probe is County Judge Broward N. Parsons, who acts as coroner. He was called to the scene about 4 a.m., Sunday, after Daniels had been removed to Lehigh Acres General Hospital in Hendry County emergency vehicle. Pittman said the accident occurred on a straight stretch of highway. There were patches of fog observed in the area at the time, the trooper explained. According to Pittman, there was apparently no reason for the Mason auto to have been stopped in the westbound lane. After impact, the death vehicle traveled about 69 feet coming to a stop partially off the highway. Daniels' jeep, which caught the left side of the stalled auto spun around and came to a stop on its left side partially off the eastbound lane of traffic. It had traveled about 40 feet, Pittman explained. Mason's boyd was partially out of the auto he had apparently been driving, the trooper explained. The victim was pronounced dead at Hendry General Hospital, after which the body was taken to the Pat-tison Funeral Home, Clew-iston. Mason is survived by his mother. Mrs. C. C. Mims; one sister, Carla Mason, and the grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Williard Williams, all local residents. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, from the First Baptist Church here. Burial will be in the Fort Denaud Cemetery. Authorities Hold Probe In Death CLEWISTON- Investigation into the death of Julio Garcia Santos, 41, a resident of the Margaretta Camp that was struck by a tornado, Nov. 9, is being conducted by Sheriff Earl S. Dyess and County Judge Broward N. Parsons, Hendry County coroner. Santos, according to Deputy Calvin Swindle, was dead on arrival at Hendry General Hospital, about 6 p.m., Saturday. He had been brought to the hospital by two residents of the S and M Farms labor camp. An autopsy was performed on the Puerto Rican farm laborer by Dr. Wallace M. Graves Jr., a Lee County pathologist. Sunday. A chemical analysis of the vital organs will not be completed for several days. Judge Parsons explained. Witnesses told Swindle that Santos admitted drinking a quantity of liquor and a quantity of milk, after which he became ill and requested to be taken to the hospital. A note written in Spanish was found in the wallet of the dead man. Parsons said it had not been signed nor dated and he was unable to ascertain if it had been written by Santos. The note, Swindle stated, had been interpreted differently by area residents requested to assist in the probe. Santos, who has no known relatives in the area, was residing in the camp when the tornado struck the area one week before his death. The body of the migrant worker was taken to the Patti-son Funeral Home here as Dyess and his staff continue their efforts to locate next of kin. Foreign Branch ATLANTA. Ga. (AP) - A Dallas. Tex., company will break ground Tuesday for a $15 million motor hotel in Atlanta. The plans revealed this weekend call for the Royal Coach Motor Inn to be built on Interstate 75. It will have 800 rooms. Theo Wright, general manager of the new hotel, said Saturday that the first 90 units will be opened this spring with some 400 rooms to be opened by July or August of next vear. ficials for that game and basketball games already scheduled. It was a disputed play in the closing 40 seconds against the home team that apparently triggered the riot that spread into the southwest section business district. A bystander, John Lee Bennett, 35, of 624 SW 12th St., suffered severe head injuries when struck by a bottle during the flareup near the football field. Mathis said he had not received a report from the Palm Beach County Board of Public Instruction about damage to the bus transporting the Roosevelt players to the game. There were indications, Mathis said, that County Supt. Lloyd Early would be contacted about the situation at the high school. Traffic in the southwest section was reported "below normal" for Saturday night by Goodlett. Detective Horace Mann and Patrolman Johnnie Rutledge said the personal auto of McCurdy had been damaged and a window in his residence at 933 SW Ave., B, had been broken by the rioters. No official report of that damage had been made to police, Sunday, the records showed. BELLE GLADE - Only three minor incidents of bottle and rock throwing were reported in the southwest section of the city Saturday, where a riotous condition was reported to have existed the day previous following a high school football game. Police Chief Charles D. Goodlett said one motorist, Fred McMartin, of 443 Pensa-cola St., Laifiana, reported his vehicle damaged as he drove in SW Ave. 3 near 10th St., about 10:35 p.m. Goodlett and Deputy Police Chief D. Bill Mathis along with Detective Lt. Ed Cho-sholm were probing reports of the Friday night riots, Sunday. They plan to confer with County Solicitor Marvin U. Mounts today. At the same time, Goodlett said he planned to confer with officials of Lakeshore High School about the outbreak that occurred when Lakeshore lost, 19-18, to Roosevelt High School of West Palm Beach. Charles M. McCurdy, high school principal, had indicated Friday he would possibly cancel the last home game of the season scheduled for Nov. 22 against Dunbar High School of Fort Myers. Mathis said an agreement would possibly have to be reached, as there were indications the football officials association would have to be contacted about furnishing of Man Critically Hurt By Engine Blaze BELLE GLADE - A farm worker, Robert Pickford, 63, of 257 SW 5th St., who received third degree burns over most of his body, Sunday, is in critical condition at Glades General Hospital here. Sheriff's Det. George Suttle and Deputy Ray Noland said the employe of the Gressinger and Sons Farm, which is located about 10 miles southwest of here, was found stumbling along the Brown Farm Road about 11:20 a.m. by Ronnie Barkley, of 2740 E. Canal St..S. Pickford was able to tell No-land he had been working on a tractor motor at the Gressinger farm when there was an explosion and the engine caught fire. Suttle said the farm worker was apparently using gasoline to clean the motor, as a five-gallon can that was badly scorched, was found at the scene. When the fluid ignited, the flames spread to Pickford's clothing and he ran to a nearby drainage canal and jumped in. Bits of his burned clothing were found at the scene, Suttle explained. After extinguishing the flames. Noland explained, Pickford walked for more than a mile to the highway where he was found by Bark-ley, who drove him to the Everglades Experiment Station where he was picked up by a municipal emergency vehicle. Pickford was apparently working on the Gressinger farm alone, Suttle reported, as the tractor was still ablaze more than an hour after the accident when deputies returned to the scene. Noland said the burn victim was apparently replacing an oil filter and the hot engine ignited the combustible fluid. Tires on the left side of the vehicle were burned, Suttle said, and the engine of the tractor showed evidence of a hot fire. Investigation into the accident is being continued the detective reported. Architects Alarmed LOS ANGELES (UPI) -Two prominent architects said Saturday their warnings about the possible collapse of the Capitol in Washington, DC. have gone unheeded by Congress. W. G. Gregson, Atlanta, Ga.. architect, and Mario Campoli, assistant Capitol ar-chitet, said the west wall of the building has a four-and-on-e-alf-inch bulge and the dome could collapse on members of Congress "at any time." They addressed the 10th An nual Convention of the Society of American Registered Ar chitects. Both said paint has been used to cover dangerous cracks in the building. "Unfortunately," said Greg-son, "old enemy time, which has produced deterioration so nicely covered by paint, is still making its effects apparent as a result of continued expansion and contraction." Is (Colmus Virginianus Floridanus) Vv I fn jp A different species from the Eastern Bob-White, slightly smaller V. 1"" MS' 1 (wingspitad generally under 14 inches) with much darker overall V fl Sm i coloration. A short and stocky bird with a stout bill and coloring of ym 1 reddish brown varying to black. The throat and head are marked with r I white in the male, buff yellow in the female. The short, repetitive, . . 1 I rising "whistle" which gave it its common name is the Bob-White's 1 1 most distinctive identifying characteristic. A populous and highly 1 prized game species that may be found throughout peninsular Florida. 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