The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 24, 1968 · Page 155
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 155

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 24, 1968
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WEEKEND CONTINULD I At ft. fl I Itl of fun," Barber says. "I built my house in St. Thomas because I thought it would be wonderful to retire there in a few years, but it has become the most meaningful investment I've ever made. My wife and I enjoy it now, I use it as much as 24 weekends a year, she stays down during the winter months and we use it every holiday weekend. I built it large enough to accommodate my children and grandchildren and entertain my friends." While it's wonderful having a second home in a resort area, getting there is not always fun. Plane' reservations for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter are hard to come by and can't be arranged at the last minute tickets must be bought as much as ten months in advance. Peter Hahn, for instance, a New York editor (shown on cover arriving in San )uan, Puerto Rico) flies there almost every weekend. He makes reservations for Christmas in March, Thanksgiving in July and Easter in October. "If I didn't I'd never get home," he says. Traveling light Commuting has become so routine for people like Hahn, that they rarely take luggage, keeping separate wardrobes at either end of the line. As for flight insurance, they enjoy the convenience of a year-round policy. No matter how often people fly, there's always that shred of superstition. A Palm Beach commuter won't board the plane until he phones his wife and she gives him the go-ahead. "My wife has great intuition," he says. "I trust her instincts." The question invariably comes up "You can call me a back seat navigator," he says. "I love geography and my son and I try to identify places en route. It's fun trying to figure out where you are from 30,000 feet." Other travelers use air time for work. The constant drone of the plane provides the perfect background for finishing paper work for William Wallen Jr. of Chicago who commutes to Aspen during the skiing season. For a stockbroker who rents a house in Bermuda from mid-May to mid-September, flying is good economics: "It's less expensive to rent a house in Bermuda on the water with a staff and fly down weekends than rent in a fashionable area like Southampton, L.I." For others, beautiful weather and a different cultural environment compensate for risking mechanical delays and stacking up at airports. "I could have found a nearer place for a second home," admits Mr. Bohmker, "but when it's rainy and blowing in San Francisco it's 75 degrees and golf weather in Palm Springs. Some people spend their money in night clubs and restaurants, we spend ours on plane tickets and have wonderful times at home." At one time, Donald Barber, a New Yorker, considered buying a leisure home in Maine, but he decided on the Virgin Islands where he can have summer all year. "When I get down to St. Thomas, I'm so intoxicated with the weather, that I hate to go to bed. I sit around our courtyard until 2 a.m., the sky is ablaze with stars and the air is soft and fragrant. And, sometimes, our gardener comes by and sings Calypso songs and entertains us. You can't buy this kind 10 Minute Jewelry Test ZTP-flMF ...TKLAST WORD fl wzT. D 0 IU MAIL jpwgyp hi ii. i t i. ADDRlSSBQt VM PMTMMTM Shows How To Clean Artificial Teeth Modern dentures lire like fine jewelry-valuable Init very easy tn damage. That's why moreiind more dentists now stiKKest mxih-inn dentures clean in easy-to-use Kl'KKNITR instead of hard-brushing with scratchy pastes and abrasive powders. That'H hecause Klkknitk'h triple action formulaclcans your artificial teeth like fine jewelry. (For pnxif. just give your diamond rmK a 10-mintile dip in Kl.KKNITK and see how cITcctive-ly it soaks away stain!) Kl.KKMTK's special formula combines 3 stain-removing actions: (I) determent; (2) oxidizer; (3) solvent. It helps soak I'M does noty ( become part tf f --f ?f7 away l i njjy film. K v e n penet ra les deep tobacco stains. Helps restore orin-i na I white-ness. Try it. all l r ii k counters. Thiit's EZO dental cushions. Not like messy, gummy pastes and powders with different doses, different fit every time. Unique, soft, disposable. Always the same secure, comfortable fit. Relieves irritation, cushions sensitive gum areas. Holds with complete comfort and security. Cyi America's InrRest selinx " dentil! cushions. S. loseph Jankoos, who (lies from New York to Bermuda and Palm Beach in season, of course, lakes along own caviar. Here he shares it with fellow commuter, Sam Riker. PARADE. NOVIMBSR 2, 1968 24

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