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2-Palm Beach Post, Thursday, Nov. 21, 1968 studySet For Water District Johnson Tract Rezoning O Plan Voted Npw Hearing And Funerals community unit plan (RCL'Pi. Councilmen George Bowe. Bobbie Brooks and Chairman Louise Kimmist were in favor of the proposal, while Council-men Kenneth Ackerman and Alan C. Bennett opposed the measure. Last week a Circuit Court decision in a law suit brought against the city by Singer Island residents ruled that the rezoning of the residential RIVIERA BEACH - The City Council Wednesday night voted 3-2 to advertise for a second public hearing on the rezoning of the Johnson tract from R1AA (single family housing i to the residential Auditorium 'Operating Loss Totals $15,257 property to RCUP in 1967 was invalid. City Clerk Rose Gerardi said she had no idea when the public hearing might be held. Until the Singer Island tract is rezoned to RCUP. Continental Con-Dev Sugar Sands Development will lie dormant. Under the city code, the Sugar Sands condominium tvpe apartments are illegal in the court-designated single family property area. In other action also related to the Sugar Sands developers, the council turned down an offer from Rvder Steen. owner of Steen's Seafood House on Ocean Avenue, to settle his lease for $4,050. Steen's attorney. Daniel James, said alter the 3-2 vote was taken that Steen would in all probability press litigation against the citv to either get the S4.050 demanded or a renewal of his lease under an option. I have no doubt that he can fulfill the terms of the renewal option." James said, adding that this will probablv be Steen's next action. Steen's property is one of several leased from the city along the municipal beach front. Con-Dev recently signed a 50-year lease with the city to develop the property and which requires all current leaseholders to move out bv early spring. 1969. come close to the break-even point which was the best most civic auditoriums could expect. Auditorium Manager "Duke" Ducoff, of the Miami Beach Convention Center, said that the beach auditorium has made money for the past DR. CHARLES OSCAR BARTLETT BOCA RATON - Dr. Charles Oscar Bartlett. 72. of 1367 SW 9th Ave., died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Frances: one son. Dr. Richard B. Bartlett of Millis, Mass., and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kraeer Funeral Home, Boca Raton. Graveside services at the Boca Raton Cemetery will follow services conducted by Boca Raton Lodge F & AM. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Services will be conducted by World War I Barracks at the funeral home Friday at 8 p.m. CARL E. HENRIKSEN SEWALL'S POINT - Carl E. Henriksen. 78. of Sewall s Point Road, died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Hilda: two sons. Elmer of Chicago, III., and William of Colorado Springs, Col.; two sisters of Copenhagen, Denmark, and six grandchildren. Funeral services and interment will be held in Chicago Saturday. Friends may call at Johns Funeral Home Chapel today from7to9p.m. GEORGE THOMAS HODGES PALM CITY - George Thomas Hodges, 57. of Sunset Trail, died Wednesday. Survivors include two sisters. Mrs. Bessie Cranio rd of South Bay, and Mrs. Florence Bell of Palm City, and one brother. Julian of Pahokee. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in John's Funeral Home Chapel at Stuart. Interment will be in Port Mayaca Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. todav. Reid Asks County Delay Data Switch Jl PITER - The Council ot Governments iCOG took its first big step Wednesday toward creation ol a north county water and sewage district. COG's utility subcommittee agreed to hire Mock. Roos and Searcy, consulting engineers, to make a feasibility study o! the proposed project. Chairman Fred Baldt said it would probably require three to six months to complete the study. The engineers will show how the project can best be accomplished and will estimate its cost. Baldt said. The district would include Jupiter. Tequesta and Jupiter Inlet Colony and the adjacent unincorporated areas. The three municipalities and the county are sharing the cost ot the studv which is not to exceed $3,500. COG's leaders said last month that they consider creation of the water and sewage district as their first major objective. Other goals include unification of the area into one municipality, improvements ot roads and streets and the installation of cable television. Man Fatally Shot; Wife Wounded LAKE HARBOR - A U.S. Sugar Co. tractor driver is dead and his wife critically-wounded as a result ol a shooting Wednesday in their company-owned home, according to Hendry County Deputy Sheriff Sermon Dyess. The fatal shooting of Albert Moore, about 35. and wounding of his wife. Mary: who was transferred from Henry General hospital. Clewiston to St. Mary's Hospital, West Palm Beach, took place about 8:20 p m.. according to John I Thornton, camp superintendent. The death and shooting is being investigated by Palm Beach County Sheriff's Detective Melvin Lowman and Deputy Harry Driggers. Thornton said he was notified by one of the employes there had been a shooting in the residence ol Moore. Moore had apparently been shot with a revolver, about .32 caliber, and was dead at the scene. Thornton said Moore had been employed by the sugar company lor about six years. He was termed "quiet and a good worker." The wife had apparently-been shot in the forehead, according to a spokesman at the hospital. Two daughters of the couple were being questioned by Lowman. according to the U.S. Sugar superintendent. Thornton said the girls are about 13 and 15 years of age. Departments Ask Volunteers Volunteers lor training as auxiliary policemen and firemen are urgently needed. Col. Robert W. Milburn. West Palm Beach Civil Defense director, announced Wednesday. Volunteers will be trained by qualified police and lire department personnel, assisted by Police Chief William H Barnes and Fire Chief J. M. Sloan, and will be under the supervision of the respective service chiefs following training. Persons interested in training should contact either of the department chiefs or the Civil Defense office at 823 Newark St.. Col. Milburn said. By PATRICIA PRESTON Staff Writer A loss was shown in the first operating financial statement released Wednesday of the West Palm Beach Auditorium but the loss for the 1967-68 debut year was much less than anticipated by the "doom prophets." Citv Manager William H. Tyre said. Budgeted and spent for auditorium operation was $177.-546. Income from the bookings and special features came to $162,289 or a loss of $15,257, plus bond funding costs and capital improvements, not included in the statement. "It's contrary to previous predictions we'd operate at least $100,000 in the red." Tyre siid. "He Ralph Boyes) has had problems out there that no other manager in the country had." Wrestling, disrupted by unruly crowds and "disturbances.' was cancelled in August after 28 performances, Boyes said. He concurred with Tyre that about 12 or 15 more wrestling matches would have helped balance the financial statement considerably. Boyes said he had hoped to break even but believes, considering the obstacles, that the auditorium did well its first year. The auditorium building, which has suffered the bad publicity of a leaky roof and scummy moat. Boyes said, did not have much influence on the financial returns. Those problems haven't really hurt us. a couple of wet patrons and complaints but the shows have been of such a caliber to make up for it. for instance Mantovani. The good overcomes the bad publicity." he said. A possible change which Boyes is now reviewing is raising the rental schedules from what he considered to be a low $350 minimum, or 10 per cent of the gate. He said he does not believe the minimum charge to be realistic but that he does not know what the increase would be. A break-down of expenses shows $145,488 for salaries and wages. $8,663 for guard service. $52,871 for contractual services and $14,136 for commodities. Capital improvements of $13,377 were not included in the operating budget. Direct recoveries Irom shows amounted to $40,291. Auditorium operation is a city budget item. The building itself was financed by utilities tax bonds. Tyre contended that the first year's operation means "spending money to work out little bugs here and there." He said the 1968-69 year would Poland Featured In Trael Series LAKE WORTH - The Lake Worth Christian School Guild will present the first program of its "Travel and Adventure Series" Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Lake Worth High School Auditorium. The travelogue "Exploring Poland" will be shown. Stanley and Irene Paulauskas will describe the country and its people. Tickets for the program may be purchased at the door. Deaths WILLIAM R.APPELS William R. Appels,64,of 639 Highland Dr., West Palm Beach, died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife. Verda V. and one sister, Mrs. Anne Van Sitteren of Amsterdam. Holland. A Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. today at Mizell-Faville-Zern Southdale Chapel . A Requiem Mass will be said at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Juliana's Catholic Church. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p m. today at the chapel . BERNHARDT L. BIERWEIL-ER Bernhardt L. Bierweiler. 76, of 2776 Melaleuca Dr., West Palm Beach, died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Florence; one son. James H. Bryde of Spring Lake Heights. N.J.: one daughter. Mrs. William T. McGralh of Fort Lauderdale, two sisters, Mrs. Myles Heffernan of Lexington, Mass., and Mrs. Emma T. Holland of Boston, Mass.; five grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. Mizell-Faville-Zern South-dale Chapel will announce arrangements. INFANT DALTON B. COOK Infant Dalton B. Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. James N. Cook Jr., of 4562 Cole St., West Palm Beach, died Tuesday. Besides his parents, other survivors include one brother, Uuane S.; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Cook Sr. of West Palm Beach, and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James D. Grisham of West Palm Beach. Graveside services will be held at 9:45 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mizell-Faville-Zern South-dale Chapel is in charge of arrangements. GEORGE W.HESS RIVIERA BEACH -George W. Hess, "5. of 300 W. 37th St.. died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Edna: one sister, Mrs. Ruth Williams of Norwood, Pa.; and two brothers, Charles of Swarthmore. Pa., and Alfred of Riviera Beach. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Howard Funeral Home. 2730 Broadway, Riviera Beach. Friends may call at the chapel from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, and from 10 a.m. until servicetimeFriday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Crippled Childrens Hospital. CARL 0. BERGLUND TF.QUESTA - Carl O. Ber-glund. 77. of 398 Gulfstream Dr.. died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife. Alice; three brothers, Reuben of Woodbury. Conn,. Paul of New Hampshire, and David of Stanford. Conn.; one sister. Mrs. Lillian Hansen of Georgetown. Conn., and three grandchildren. Services will be held at 1 p m Friday at the Christ the King Lutheran Church. Jupiter. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m. today at Ha mm & Price Funeral Home. North Palm Beach. Contributions may be made to the memorial fund of Christ the King Lutheran Church JOSEPH F. GRIFFIN SR. NORTH PALM BEACH -Joseph F. Griffin Sr.. 47. of 812 Lakeside Dr . died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife. Florence: four sons. Michael of Lake Park. Joseph Jr in the l.'.S. Marine Corps. Kings-ville. Tex . Dennis of San Diego. Calif., and Kevin of North Palm Beach: two daughters, the Misses Patricia and Teresa Griffin, both of North Palm Beach, and three brothers. Edward of Willow Grove. Pa.. Jack of Huntington. LI.. NY., and William of Ambler. Pa Friends may call from 7 to 9 p m. today at llamm & Price Funeral Home. North Palm Beach. Arrangements will be announced, JOHN V. (JACK) ESTABROOK Jl PITER John V. i Jack Estabrook. 64. of 71 Waterway Road died Monday Survivors include his wife. Grace M.; two daughters. Mrs. Beryl Neville of Lake Worth and Miss Jackie Estabrook of Fort Lauderdale; his mother. Mrs. Emma Estabrook of St. Petersburg: and a granddaughter, Contributions may be made to the county chapter of the Cancer Society. Private service was at the Jupiter-Tequesta Home. Funeral ROGER E. DAVIS JUPITER - Roger E. Davis. 73. of 2915 Pass-a-Gnll Way. St. Petersburg, died Wednesday near Jupiter. Survivors include a daughter. Mrs. Charles Colleson of Pepper Pike. Ohio. Brown-Foward Funeral Home. Cleveland. Ohio, is in charge of funeral arrangements. Jupiter-Tequesta Funeral Home handled local David L. Reid. Palm Beach County's tax assessor-elect. Wednesday asked the county-commission to hold off on plans to assume control of the electronic data processing equipment, now operated and maintained by 'he present assessor. Edgar Maxwell. Reid. in a letter addressed to the board members asked Perry New Director OfSNPA BOCA RATON - The Southern Newspaper Publishers Association meeting here at the Boca Raton Hotel and Club Wednesday elected five new-directors, among them. John H. Perry Jr.. president of Perry Publications Inc.. headquartered in West Palm Beach. Perry is president of a chain that includes 27 Florida newspapers, one newspaper in Freeport. Grand Bahama Island, several printing plants. All Florida magazine, several wire services and Perry Submarine Builders Inc. - He is also a member of the President's commission on Marine Sciences. Engineering and Resources and the Florida Commission on Marine Sciences and Technolojy. In other business Wednesday, association members named Joe M. Dealey. president of the Dallas Morning News, as the new SNPA president. He served as association vice president last year. New vice president of SNPA is Ralph W. Callahan, publisher of the Anniston ( Ala. i Star. Free Turkeys Given By Shopping Center Twenty-five turkeys will be given away at the Shop Westward Center today, Friday and Saturday. At least one ten-pound bird will be won in each of the center stores. Shoppers need only to select a straw from containers in each of the stores. At least 25 straws will contain the message "Congratulations, you have just won a free Thanksgiving turkey." The gift certificate is redeemable at the Center supermarket for a ten-pound holiday turkey. In addition, the shopping center employes will have their own drawing Saturday afternoon. MRS.INES APARICIO Mrs. Ines Aparicio, 69, of 2725 Highland Ave., West Palm Beach, died Wednesday. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Paula Cruz and Mrs. Emma Pereira, both of West Palm Beach; three sisters, Mrs. Maria Aparicio, Mrs. Lilia Aparicio and Mrs. Ocelia Aparicio, and one brother, Antonio Aparicio, all of Havana, Cuba: and five grandchildren. A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Quattlebaum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home. A Requiem Mass will be said at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Juliana's Catholic Church. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until noon Friday. FRANK H. PEEPLES PALM BEACH - Frank H. Peeples. 85. of 4001 S. County Rd.. died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife. Helen F.: three daughters. Mrs, Barbara Hadren of Bay Village. Ohio. Mrs. Florence Beverly Brown of Pontiac. Mich., and Mrs. Mary Croche-ron of Windwood. Pa.; one son. Lloyd D. Fay of Orchard Lake, Mich.; one brother, Thomas of West Palm Beach: nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Guardian Angel Episcopal, Lantana. Contributions may be made to the memorial fund of the Church of the Guardian Angel. Lantana. E. Earl Smith & Son is in charge of arrangements. MRS. GWENDOLYN PLATT MILLIARD TRENTON, Fla. - Mrs. Gwendolyn Piatt Milliard, 39, of Otter Spring Camp Ground, Trenton, died Tuesday in Gainesville. A native of West Palm Beach, she moved to Trenton several years ago. Survivors include her husband, James H.: two sons, James H. Jr. and Myles, and a daughter, Sandra, all of Trenton: her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Mizell G. Piatt Sr. of Del ray Beach; a sister, Mrs. Winifred Sadler of West Palm Beach; and two brothers, Mi-,zell Piatt Jr. of Lake Park and Milton Piatt of Delrav Beach. Mizell-Faville-Zern South-,dale Chapel will be in charge of local arrangements. MRS. SALLY B. CLARK JUPITER - Mrs. Sally B. Clark. 81. of 202 W. 3rd St.. died Wednesday. Survival's include a daughter. Mrs. Opal White, and a grandson. James S. Morison. both of Jupiter. Services and burial will take place in Knoxville. Tenn.. in charge of the Gentry Mortuary. Jupiter-Tequesta Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. MRS. GERDA W. MARK-STROM NORTH PALM BEACH -Mrs. Gerda W. Markstrom, 74. of 131 Doolen Ct.. died Wednesday. Survivors include one daughter. Miss Grace Markstrom of North Palm Beach: one son. Claude of Arlington Heights. 111.: three sisters. Mrs. Edith Anderson of Arlington Heights, 111.. Mrs. Hil-dur Bergkvist and Mrs. Hilma Savolienew, both of Sweden; one brother. Edwin Almquist, also of Sweden, and two grandchildren. Friends may call at the Howard Funeral Home, 2730 Broadway. Riviera Beach, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Arrangements will be announced. GARRETT P. ROSSE LAKE PARK Garrett P. Rosse. 70, of 2417 Jersey Dr., died Sunday. Survivors include his wife. Julia: a son. Eugene of Waukesha. Wis.: three daughters, Mrs. Hilda Phaelan of Shewsbury. N.J., Mrs. Ann Richard of Miami, and Mrs. Catherine Poston of Atlantic Highlands. N.J.: a sister, Mrs. Rose DeManico of Red Bank. N.J.; two brothers. Anthony of Lyons. N.J.. and Jay of Neptune, N.J.; and seven grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Services and burial will take place today in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. Hamm & Price Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. Funeral .Notices SIDNEY KLORFtlN Funeral tervicei for Sidney Klorfein, 14, ol 5401 Prairie Trail, Welt Palm Beach, wno died Tuesday, will be held at 11 30 am today at Mueil-fsville-Ztrn SouthdaieCnapei. JOSEPH F. LAMBERT A rowry tor Joseph F . Lambert, , of 331 Walton Blvd.. Welt Palm Beach, who died Monday, will be recited at I p.m. today at Quattlebaum-Holleman-Burte Funeral Home. A Requiem Mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 4 and 7 to ' p m. today. Mn. Hilda Marian Wiseman Funeral service tor Mrs. Hilda Marlon Wiseman, 51, of 1070 Churchill circle S, who died Sunday, will be at the Miiell-Feville-Zern Southdale Chapel at I 30 p.m today three years but any comparison between the two facilities would be unfair. "We have a higher rent structure here and more activity. If all you lost was $15,000. that's very good. Most lose a lot more than that." Ducoff said. them to "delay any consideration of the proposal for the Board of County Commissioners to takeover the computer in the tax assessor's office until after I take office in January." Tuesday, the commission voted to accept Maxwell s recommendation that the county assume the operation elective Dec. 1. and payment ot the $5,000 monthly leasing lee. effective Jan. 1 Reid. aware of the commission's action, said it "can rescind it." County Administrator JacK Dean, permanent chairman ot the county's Data processing committee, said Wednesday atternoon "I hope they don t 'rescind the action . It would he highly undesirable to delay it." Reid said that he is not necessarily against the computer system being turned over to the county. "There's no reason why it can't be done, but to yank it out without letting the new head of the department see what's going on is wrong. Reid said. Reid charged that Maxwell, whom he deteated in the Nov 5 general election, "would never have agreed to turn over the computer, had he won the election." "This is a very inappropriate time to do this, alter seven years ol using it just in his department.'' he said. "It's onlv recently, within the past oar. that other departments have used it." Reid said lie also has sent a letter to Maxwell asking tor an appointment "to discuss with you the operation of the tax assessor's office so that an orderly change of administration can be accomplished." Macwell. who said he had not as yet recejvd the communique, commented: "If he understands the duties and responsibilities of the office, then there can be no question that the transler will be orderly "He told the public he was qualified. I don't see why he needs my assistance." Maxwell added that the computerized system now in his office has been an eight-year development, and that in 1961 he ottered the use ol it to the tax collector's office, but the oiler was declined. Celery Field Trials Set BELLE GLADE - Staff members at the Everglades Experiment Station will conduct the second in a series of celery field trials on the A. Duda and Sons, Inc., farm southeast of here, beginning at 1:30 p.m. today. Associate county agent John H. Causey said the farm is located a half mile north of the Duda concern pre-cooler and packinghouse on Duda Road. Dr. Victor L. Guzman, a horticulturist; Dr. Richard D. Berger. assistant pathologist, and Emil Wolf, horticulturist at the station, will conduct the field trials. Stuart Sheriff Loses In Damage Case STUART - A Circuit Court jury in Martin County Wednesday awarded $2,000 to the plaintiff in a damage lawsuit in which Martin County Sheriff Roy Baker and Deputy Edward Himmelsbach were defendants. Plaintiff Jonathan Thompson was seeking damages in excess of $1,000 for injuries he received in a collision involving a sheriff's patrol car driven by Himmelsbach. The mishap occurred Feb. 18. 1968 at East Ocean Boulevard and Georgia Avenue, in Stuart. Voitures Schedule Initiation The initial in cert-mom known as the Wre k. ai.' be held Saturday bv Palm Beach County Vultures. 2"0. 4o & 8 at Le Chateau. 11. in Can-Ave. Voyageur Wesley Dickman will be in charge assisted h Chef de Gare E. A. Rodriguez Lloyd Clemmer. treasurer announced that the new Voit-ure 1490 ol Boca Raton will bring five or six candidates known as "Poor Goofs." and Voiture 290 will have six or seven. Voyageurs from other Voitures throughout the area have been invited. The candidates will be checked at 8 a m. At 10 a.m. they will be taken by-boxcar and locomotive to the Palm Coast Plaza and the Palm Beach Mall to solicit funds for the Cancer Crusade Luncheon will be served at noon at Le Chateau. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. the candidates will be initiated at the VFW Home, next door to Le Chateau. Dinner will be served at Le Chateau at 6 p.m Sewer Plan Considered ' LAKE WORTH - City commissioners will hold a special meeting at 7:30 tonight to study proposals for a tie-in sanitary sewer contract with the Village of Palm Springs. Commissioners have reached accord with council members of the village, but will put everything in writing tonight before entering a contract. The proposal will be submitted to the council later for study, and if both sides agree, a contract will be signed. The village has relinquished part of a sanitary sewage service area, at the request of Lake Worth commission, which may later become subject to annexation. The annexation will be part of long-range expansion plans for the city. In tying in with the city-operated ocean outfall system, further expansion of the village sewage treatment plant will not be necessary. The plant is located in the center of the community. Council Meets Tonight Maybe LANTANA - Late Wednesday afternoon no agenda had been prepared for tonight s 7:30 town council workshop meeting and there was some doubt about the meeting being held at all. If the council does meet, there is expected to be discussion of a demand from the city of Lake Worth for payment of more than $2,500 sanitary sewage bills outstanding. The Palm Beach Post 2751 S. Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Fla. 33402 Published wry morning except Saturday and Sunday by Perry Publications, Inc., al mi S. DUIe High way, West Palm Beach, Fla Entered a second class mall at Weil Palm Beach. Published every Saturday and Sunday In combination with The Palm Beach Timet, as The Palm Beach Post Times. Subscription rates and additional Information on Editorial Pan. A Woman Not Easily Impressed LAKE WORTH - Mrs. Erma S. Reed. 76. kept her cool after a Seaboard Coast Line Railroad train struck her automobile Wednesday afternoon and demolished the rear end. Investigating officer Sgt. Gerry Hogan, Lake Worth Police Department, said he was amazed at the calm manner in which she treated the incident when he arrived on the scene to take down details. "Another foot back on the tracks and she wouldn't have stood a chance." he commented. Mrs. Reed, of 4366 Lake Osborne Drive, was driving east on Sixth Avenue South and stopped at the railroad crossing because warning bells were ringing. In her statement, she said another vehicle passed her and went across the tracks. She thought the warning system was malfunctioning, and proceeded across the tracks as well. A north-bound train struck the rear half of her small car, demolishing the rear end, and spinning the car off the tracks. She was uninjured. There were no other persons involved. She was charged with car-less operation of a vehicle, failure to yield the right of way at a railroad crossing, and causing an accident. Suspect Bound Over In Killing STUART Following a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Martin County Judge Mallory Johnson bound Gordon Silas Sheppard. 42. of Orange Avenue. Rio. over to the Circuit Court on a second degree murder charge. Sheppard remained free under $7,500 bond. Sheppard is charged with killing Thomas John Garvey. 24. of Melbourne, but was living at 601 South Ocean Drive. Fort Pierce, while working in Martin County, according to Deputy Melvin Waldron who investigated the Nov. 14 killing. The scene of the shooting was on State Road 707 about 800 feet north of the Jensen Beach arch, and near a bar where the victim and Sheppard had been shortly before the slaying, according to Waldron. Retired Officers To Meet Tonight The Retired Officers Association in the Palm Beach area will hold an organizational meeting tonight at 7 at the West Palm Beach Public Library, according to Fred O. Easley, temporary president. "About 150 persons are expected to attend this meeting." Easley said. "The purpose of the group is threefold: patriotic, social and Inlet Sand Transfer Plan Stirs Spirited Debate the beach almost month by month through the last several years. Charles Potter, member of the Lantana Town Council and John B. Waddell. attorney for the Lake Worth City Commission also spoke briefly in backing Manalapan s position. Blank concluded Manalapan's lengthy presentation by saying that the act creating the inlet district provides that it is liable for any damages created by the Boynton Inlet and that the county agreed to indemnify the District for any such damages. Brown and Gee backed up their arguments with the declaration that they would be the first to knock on the board's door next March 1 to ask for help if their program is not successful. But County Commissioner George V. Warren had the last word. He rose to say. "The commission's application still stands." He and Commissionpr E. D. Gaynor represented the commission at the well-attended hearing. Nathaniel Reed of Hobe Sound, aide to Gov. Claude Kirk on conservation matters, who also attended the hearing, said the board's recommendations would be submitted to the Cabinet for its Conl. from I'ujje I south of the inlet were entitled to have maintained, asserting their present shorelines are well oceanward of those before the inlet was dug in 1925. "And the sand they are getting now comes off the beaches of Manalapan where the shoreline is now far west of the 1925 line," he said. Blank also argued that the county has no legal right to apply to the Board of Conservation for any change in the inlet district's plans. He said its action is in violation of the lease agreement with the district, and that it agreed in the lease to comply with all conditions of the original agreement. Then John A. Ford, town manager, presented colored slides showing the erosion of the Manalapan beach, back to a seawall built by the town and undercutting expensive beachfront homes up to the front porches. Later he said four such homes caved in to the ocean. Mack Richie, a consulting engineer on beach erosion, supported their claims and L. C. Paslay. mayor of Manalapan. and long-time engineer followed with more slides. They traced the history of the inlet and again showed the heavy erosion of

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