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Four Tallahassee Men Booked On Marijuana, Obscenity Counts x - '"'A early Sunday on charges of possession of alcohol by minor. Bond was $100 each. Grant Moore, 33, of 1301 Avenue R, Riviera Beach, was charged with aggravated assault. Bond was $1,500. He was arrested by Detective Jimmie Rawls of the Riviera Beach police. Johnny E. Griffin, 23, of 3305 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth, Va., was charged Sunday morning with unlawful speed, display of another's license, and no driver's license. Bond was $245. He was arrested on the turnpike north of the Palm Beach Gardens toll plaza by the highway patrol. James I. Jenkins, 28, of 1618 Linda Lane, West Palm Beach, was booked on a charge of expired driver's license. Bond was $200. Saturday night, Glenn Jerome Woulard, 22, of 512'j 19th St., West Palm Beach, was charged with "concealed or possession of weapon by felon." Bond was $5,000. Timoteo Becerra, 20, of 420 Cherokee Road, Boynton Beach, was booked Saturday night for public intoxication and carrying a concealed weapon. Bond was $1,000. Thomas Swift Brownell, 19. of 1065 Coconut Road, Boca Raton, was booked for possession of marijuana. Bond was $2,000. 7 A' i 1 r -,..i , -. t I. 1 .... -V . t . Moore Calls Cuban Trip 'Brain-Washing'' Ordeal 1 Sf1 A I 1 2-Palm Beach Post Monday , Nov. 25, 1968 Two Injured In Crash On Flagler the curve on the new Flagler Drive in the Cove area at Clematis Street, downtown West Palm Beach.claimed another bad accident this weekend, according to police. Two 17-year-old boys in a 1962 model two-door hardtop were injured when the northbound car struck a metal light pole at 9 49 p.m. Saturday at the east side of the curve. Officer B. E. Cooper reported. The driver. Robert Everett Sikes. of 1146 Avenue G. Riviera Beach, suffered visible injuries, and a passenger in the right front. Lee Bromley, of 166 West 17th Street. Riviera Beach, complained of injury, police said. The car sustained about $250 damage to its right side. Damage to the city-owned pole was estimated at $50. Sikes was charged with careless driving by failing to have his vehicle under control and striking a fixed object thereby causing an accident, with damage over $50. Officer Cooper said it was his opinion that Sikes "was going too fast to make the turn in the road." There w ere 144 feet of tire marks on the pavement before the auto left the roadway; then it travelled 60 feet more before striking the base ol the pole. The auto then careened another 150 feet before stopping. The pole was bent by the impact and the overhead light was knocked off. On Nov. 10 two persons died on this same curve when the auto in which they were riding struck a pole, jumped the seawall, and plunged into Lake Worth. Staff Photo ByTonyllw The driver of the car into this light standard careless driving. He and a injured in the accident. ANOTHER COVE ACCIDENT - Ano-ther in a string of accidents occurred Saturday night in the new Cove area of Flagler Drive at Gematis Street, according to the West Palm Beach Police Nigeria Attacks Kennedy For 'Support' Of Biafra LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -The government-owned Sunday Post attacked Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., for what it said was his support of breakaway Biafra. It claimed Kennedy planned to visit Umua-hia, the last major town in Biafran hands. In Washington, a spokesman for Kennedy said he "has no plans to go there whatsoever" and maintained that the senator's onlv interest in the Ni- Continued From Page 1 the other men kept their hands in their pockets. "It was designed and planned. They knew exactly what they were doing." The plane landed at Havana at 8:41 p.m. EST Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. It was the 13th hijacked aircraft this year in the United States. "At Havana." Moore said, "several armed personnel came on board the plane in succession. They were in uniform, and viewed the situation. Then we were ordered off, as a group, and were marched into the main terminal building and proceeded to sit there three hours. "We didn't know what was going on. About midnight they ordered us on a bus. There were 80 of us, on three buses. We took a three hour-trip to Varadero. "Then we waited in the terminal thereabout four hours. "Several times on the ride from Havana to Varadero, I saw armed personnel, civilians with rifles. We asked why and were told Cubans take turns doing this, to maintain order. It is a police state. "The bus was made in Czechoslovakia. The seat I was in was back, and I couldn't get it forward. The man behind me tore his pants on the metal of his seat. It's their standard operating equipment. But it was a junk heap. "At Havana, they brought in some ham and cheese sandwiches about 11 p.m., and they were cold. The nextmorn ing. at Varadero. we were told we were going to have breakfast. And there were more cold ham and cheese sandwiches. "We couldn't get much sleep on the bus. The whole experience was a very diluted form of brainwashing, like ha-ing lights on and water dripping. We never knew what was going to happen. It was contrived mystery. "Alter the so-called breakfast at the Varadero airport, we were taken by bus to the Varadero Hotel. It is probably the plushiest hotel they've got. But four other men and I were assigned to a cottage. I tried to take a shower, but the water was cold, and it hardly ran at all. This is the working man's paradise. The elite were staying there. "Their parking lot wouldn't qualify for our worst used car lot. "We were herded like sheep all the time. There were whippersnapper types who assigned us rooms. When we arrived at the hotel, we were marched out into the middle of a compound, about 200 yards away. These super-group men started looking for rooms. They didn't go to the hotel desk. There were cottages near the main hotel. These men would call out, Here's one that nobo-dv's in. Number 5.' I was assigned to cottage 22. "I was missing my luggage. They had let us take our personal possessions from inside the plane, but nothing from the baggage compartment. My medicine was in my bag. I had a cold, and it s become worse. "I walked from my cottage up to the hotel and got some aspirin lor my cold, and saw a large group of East Germans, who were interesting. There were 200 or 300 on a four-week tour, I was told. I looked at the beach, which is very beautiful, then walked back and had the shower and took a brief nap. "About noon Sunday they rousted us out and we had lunch at the hotel We had soup that was like flavored water. There were 10 people at my table, but only two had soup. We had cold white bread which was good, considering. On several occasions they offered us what 1 call N-L beer that's beer with no label, just brown bottles. For lunch we had rice and some sort of roast beef with gravy. The dessert was pretty good layer cake and ice cream. "We were taken by bus to the Varadero airport and went immediately on a plane. We came back on the International Airlift, (a DC-71 which is basically the same plane that brings refugees. " Moore returned to Miami Sunday afternoon and was met by his wife, who had spent the night there, not knowing when her husband might arrive. They drove back to West Palm Beach Sunday night and rejoined their young children. Summing things up. Moore said. "There was no spokesman for our group. It was all an act of discombolula-tion. It was one ordeal after another. We spent three hours here and three hours there. We were bused around and not allowed to sleep. On the trip from Havana to Varadero. there was a mother in front of me with a baby. She asked how long it would take. A Cuban said. 'One hour, maybe an hour and 20 minutes.' That Cuban knew damn well it was three hours. That's the sort of brainwashing thev dish out - Iving like that. "We sat in the terminal in Havana for three hours and nobody came or went. Their big airport is a dead animal. We were told the only flights they make are to Mexico, Spain, and Czechoslovakia. "We were totally in their power. When we got off the plane, we didn't know where the captain and crew were. Several hours later a man appeared, apparently Swiss. The captain and crew came out of a room and shook hands with this man. That's the only time we saw them. And we never got to speak to the Swiss." In additon to seeing armed men continuously. Moore noticed posters boosting communism, such as "Until the Eternal Victory" i in Cuban) with pictures of Che Guevara. There were billboards along the roads concerning Vietnam, with slogans such as "Revolutionaries, We Are Behind You." Moore noticed eight Russian planes at the Varadero airport seveno f them crop dusters I. and one strange-looking car that he was told was Polish. As of Sunday night. Moore still had not gotten his luggage back "You appreciate our country when you visit a place like that. ' ' Protruding Surfboard Injures Two Cyclists Four persons were booked into Palm Beach County jail Sunday night on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of obscene material, the sheriff's office reported. About 200 copies of a newspaper, the "Florida Free Press," containing offbeat articles and a cartoon with an allegedly obscene word in the caption, were confiscated from the quartet's 1955 station wagon, deputies said. Approximately an ounce of marijuana, plus pipes, and pills of unknown nature, were also found in the car, the sheriff's office said. The four were identified as Joseph Boxerman, 23, Jona-thens Alexander, 22, Charles A. Gary IV, 22, all of 6024 N. Adams St., Tallahassee, and James M. Davis, 26, of 1936 Truett Drive, Tallahassee. Bond for each was set at $2,500. At 5:24 p.m. Sunday, Mrs. William Bennett, wife of the chief of law enforcement for the sheriff's office, reported seeing the station wagon on North Dixie and observed that copies of the "Florida Free Press" were being sold. The sheriff's office sent investigators. Detective Sgt. Gene Sanders purchased a copy of the newspaper for 15 cents. Detective Sgt. Mike Howard also arrived. They found the car on 44th Street, between Spruce and Dixie, and asked permission of the owner, Boxerman, to search the vehicle, deputies said. After finding the marijuana and 200 copies of the newspaper, the four were arrested. Alexander and Gary said they were editors of the paper. Boxerman said he was editor and carpenter. Davis told deputies he was business manager. In other cases David Sher-rod, 35, of 705 V2 8th St., West Palm Beach, was booked into county jail on a charge of aggravated assault. Bond was set at $1,500. Charles Gibbs, 37, of 740 SW Ave. B, Belle Glade, was booked Sunday on charges of breaking and entering to commit grand larceny and breaking and entering to commit petty larceny. Bond was $9,000. David Dolan, 18. of 2790 NW 2nd Ave., Boca Raton, was charged with violating the state narcotics laws. Bond was $2,000. Patrick J. Taymont, 18 of 921 Alamanda Road, West Palm Beach, was booked Sunday for "possession of cleaning fluid." Bond was $200. Henry L. Holmes, 17, of 317 W. Court, Morrison Homes, and June M, Gallinger, 17, of 1023 Hansen St., both of West Palm Beach, were arrested Typhoon Hits In Philippines MANILA (UPIl - Typhoon Nina flattened fhouses and uprooted trees in the Central Philippine aprovince of Cebu Sunday night. One person drowned in Cebu City. Gov. Rene Espina of Cebu declared a state of emergency as Nina tore through with 65 mile an hour winds that chopped communication lines and destroyed crops. In neighboring Iloilo province, officials reported a fishing boat capsized in high seas with a crew of unknown number missing in the water. At Cebu City wharf, some 350 miles southeast of Manila, an unmanned motor launch sank with its cargo of 35,000 cases of beer. Weathermen said late Sunday the typhoon center was located about 30 miles east southeast of Iloilo City and was moving southwest into the Sulu Sea at 10 miles an hour. Photographer Scares Jackie PEAPACK, N.J. (AP) - A photographer for a French publication was arrested on trespassing charges Sunday following a complaint by Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis that he frightened her. Philippe J. C. Pouliopoulos, a photographer for Al Ain Ayeache Actualties in Paris, was taken into custody following a chase on foot for more than a mile by Peapack Police Sgt. Charles Bocchino. Police said his film was taken away and his car temporarily impounded, but, both were returned when he posted $25 bail. He was ordered to appear in Municipal Court Dec. 5. Early To Present School Proposals West Palm Beach School Supt. Lloyd F. Early and school administrators will present legislative proposals to the- five members of the county school board tonight at 7. 30 in the North Shore Junior-Senior High School. Also, administrative and financial matters are to be discussed during the meeting. Two boys riding bicycles, southbound on Flagler Drive, were injured about i) a.m. Sunday when they were struck by a surfboard protruding about three feet from the right front window of a southbound auto, according to West Palm Beach police. Kenneth Lee Bergstrom, 18, a student, of 606 Ave. Allegra, West Palm Beach, was charged with careless driving, causing an accident by striking two cyclists, due to protruding object from his vehicle. The injured were identified as Tim Lampkin, 9, and Mark Lampkin, 12. of 2418 S. Olive Ave.. West Palm Beach. Officer David P. Vega investigated. In other police news Sunday, Mrs. William H. McNaugher reported that jewelry valued - I.-Nfti Oil a-' geria-Bialra civil war in saving lives on both sides. "He's not interested in aggravating the situation, but ending it. He has not taken political sides at all," the spokesman said. He added that Kennedy supports efforts by the Organization of African Unity, to bring about a ceasefire. The Lagos newspaper, in a front-page editorial, said Kennedy was leading a segment of at $85 was stolen from her bedroom in apartment No. 408 at the La Fontana Apartments, 2800 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Officer Stephen L. North said he could find no sign of forced entry. Mrs. McNaugher said the only time she left her apartment unlocked since last Monday night was for a short time on Wednesday morning when she was doing some laundry. Reported missing from a jewelry box on top of Mrs. McNaugher's bedroom dresser were: a diamond and plati-mum watch, with engraving on the back "J.H.McN" valued at $50; a cut glass and pearl broach ( with four pearls) valued at $,"0; and a ring with a large blue stone valued at $5. Requiem Mass and interment will be in Franklin Square, N.Y., with the Krauss Funeral Home in charge. MRS. ROSA STOKES JUPITER - Mrs. Rosa Stokes, 76, of Route 2, Box 1 Limestone Rd., died Sunday. Survivors include her husband, Jim; one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Mae Williams of Greensboro; two sisters, Mrs. Sillie Marshall and Mrs. Ida Marshall, both of Deerfield Beach; one brother, Buster Marshall of Newark, N.J.; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of God in Christ, Jupiter. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Stevens Brothers Riviera Chapel, Riviera Beach, and from noon until service time at the church. Funeral Notices GILLESPIE M. HAZLEWOOO Funeral services for Gillespie M. Hsilewood. 61, ol 620 Colonial Rd., West Palm Beach, who died Saturday, will be held at 3 p m Wednesday at Mnell-Favil-le-Zern Southdale Chapel, West Palm Beach. Friends may call at the chapel from 7 to 9 p m. today, 2 to 9 p m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday. LEON O. MACLAUGHLIN Funeral service for Leon O. Mac '-aughlin, 77, of Springfield. Va., formerly West Palm Beach residen, who died here Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Quattlebaum-Hoileman-Burse Funeral Home West Palm Beach. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m today and from 9 a m. unit! service time Tuesday. MRS. FREDERIKAW. CONKLIN LAKE WORTH Funeral services for M's. Frederika W. Conklin, 73, of 3)61 Gultstream Rd., who died Friday, will be held at 11am Tuesday at the E Earl Smith and Son Funeral Hom in Lake Worth. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. MRS. ELIZA B. LEWIS Funeral services for Mrs. Etiia B. Lewis, 10, of HOt ISth St., West Palm Beach, who died Thursday, will be held at 3 pm. Tuesday at the New Bethel Baptist Church, West Palm Beach. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p m. today at Stevens Brotheri Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. 1 Department. which crashed was cited for passenger were And Funerals tne American public "apparently dedicated to the dismemberment of Africa through active support for the Nigerian rebels." Claiming Kennedy planned to visit Umuahia, it asked whether he "intends to carry his months-old anti-Nigerian campaign right into Nigerian territory." The name Kennedy, the editorial said, "has developed between the white races of the Western world and the black peoples of Africa." But, it added, "We realize friends today can become enemies tomorrow." The editorial said Kennedy supported "clandestine promotion of the rebellion" by backing the Roman Catholic relief organization Caritas and advocating an unconditional cease-fire "under the guise of a humanitarian concern for the alleged suffering of people in the rebel-held areas." If Kennedy does not change his mind, it concluded, "he will have succeeded in destroying through a few ill-advised actions and utterances all the good will his family and country have labored for years to build in Nigeria." Plane Hulk Salvaged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -Huge cranes lifted a 220.000-pound Japan Air Lines DC8 Sunday from the San Francisco Bay where it crash-landed without injury to the 107 persons aboard. The jet was hoisted free of the water about 5:30 a.m. Workmen had been busy since before dawn placing and adjusting sophisticated cradles and slings under the giant wings and fuselage. The plane crash-landed Friday in water seven feet deep. Four cranes lilted the plane about 15 feet above the water and lowered it on a 6-ton barge. The only apparent damage appeared to be a missing wheel on the right landing gear. The crew had hoped earlier to get the plane transported Sunday night to the seaplane terminal at International Airport three miles to the north. The cradles had to be placed exactly so the strain of lifting would not buckle the plane's struts, and each cradle was cushioned with 4x8 foot plywood sheets to distribute the stress. Officers Seek Clues To Theft Investigation was continuing Sunday night in the armed robbery of a Wells Fargo truck Saturday night, when two bandits escaped with an undetermined amount of money, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. It was stiil not known Sunday night how much money, or checks, the two robbers stole, Detective Lt. Carl Bretz of the Sheriff's Office said. The men, armed with a sawed-off shot gun, held up two Wells Fargo employes who were attempting to put a money bag into the night depository at the Citizens Bank on Southern Boulevard, near West Palm Beach, about 9:10 p.m. Saturday. The robbers fled on foot and were still at large Sunday night. Wells Fargo officials are expected today to estimate the loss. Tito BELGRADE (UPI (-Yugoslav officials said Sunday the nation "can be mobilized and fighting within 24 hours" if the Soviets invade but denied that any emergency alert had been issued during the weekend. One source well informed on Yugoslav strategy decisions said a London Sunday Observer report that "emergency measures" had been taken in Denies Troop the past 48 hours was "fanciful rubbish." The article said Marshal Tito's regime had called the alert in response to sinister Soviet activities in Romania and reports of massive air reinforcements in Hungary and Bulgaria." The Yugoslav source said the article consisted largely of "a lot of information which Man's Hody Found In Canal VERO BEACH - The body of a missing toll collector was found Sunday in his auto, in a canal south of State Road 60, approximately 17.7 miles west of Vero Beach, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. The auto, submerged in i:i I eel of water, was located by a brother of George W. Goulet. who was employed at Yeehaw Junction on Florida's Turnpike, troopers said. Goulet. originally from Okeechobee, had been reported staying in a trailer park at Yeehaw Junction. He was last seen Monday night at a cocktail lounge in Vero Beach. Since then an intensive investigation had been underway. Troopers said that Goulet's car apparently left the highway, on the north shoulder, then crossed 67 feet to the south, turning onto its right side in the canal. Patrolman Ken Robinson and homicide investigator trooper D. C. Sutherland were in charge of investigation Sunday. Deaths FORREST J. BETTIS DEI. RAY BEACH - Forrest ,1. Bettis. 16. of 301 SW 1st Ave., died Saturday. Survivors include his mother. Mrs. Ethel L.; one brother. Timothy, and one sister, Brenda, both of Delray Beach; and maternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Daniel, of Waycross. Ga. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Delray Beach Cemetery Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Mack Stephenson Funeral Home. I.an-tiina. MISS BERT HUNT PALM BEACH - Miss Bert Hunt, 68, of 306 Cocoanut Row, died Sunday. There are no known survivors. Memorial services will be at noon Wednesday at the Royal Poinciana Chapel, Palm Beach. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Kemper-Vogel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. JOSEPH A. TIZ Joseph A. Tiz, 79. of 635 40th St., West Palm Beach, died Sunday. Survivors include two brothers, Emil of West Palm Beach, and Edward of Yule Island, Papua. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at National Chapels Mortuary, Hypoluxo Road. Interment will be in Palm Beach Memorial Park. MRS. DELLA JACKSON POWERS LAKE WORTH - Mrs. Del-la Jackson Powers, 57, of 1105 South F St.. died Saturday. ' -1 Y.?. -V:--'- ,.,. ,.ff ..HW-.fr'Wf I' XZ ; -"'-I -'W Li .ssi, M VLril-'l f Alert has been known and in force for months, plus some speculation, apparently as a result of the troop movement reports." But Yugoslav officials at the same time emphasized Tito has full contingency plans to throw every able-bodied citizen into the fray should the Soviets attempt to repeat their Czechoslovak coup I '.,V .S0 ,.fc-Ilr.V A1 ".7 JUll PbM ty BU mm Survivors include her husband, Raymond; one son, Robert Eugene Jackson Jr. of Lake Worth; three brothers, Edward Sevon of Orlando, Donald Sevon of Dallas, Tex., and Walter Sevon of Fort Lauderdale, five sisters, Mrs. Rose Purdv of Randleman, N.C., Mrs. Bertha Moore of Stuart, Mrs. Ellen Houck of Fort Lauderdale, Mrs. Myrtle Knight of West Palm Beach, and Mrs. Violet Allred of Orlando; and her mother, Mrs. Helen Sevon of Orlando. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church, Palm Beach. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Mizell-Favil-le-Zem Southdale Chapel. WILLIAM H. GANG LOFF William H. Gangloff, 80, of 715 Maddock St., West Palm Beach, died Friday. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Ruth G. Schoepflin of Niantic.Conn. Funeral services will be at 1 p m today at Northwood Funeral Home Chapel, West Palm Beach. Cremation will follow. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home. PHILIP DEMINO LAKE WORTH - Philip Demino. 68, of 128 West Pine Drive, Florida Gardens, died Saturday. Survivors include his wife, Theresa; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Losee of Freeport, L.I.; three sons, Philip of Brooklyn, N.Y., Louis of Elmont, L.I., and Salvadore of Copiague, L.I.,; and 12 grandchildren. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the E. Earl Smith and Son Funeral Home in Lake Worth. JUST FOR LAUGHS - Palm Beach to the Cancer Fund. Shown left to right Voiture 290, 40 & 8, beld its initiation are: Grand Chef de Gare Charles Hol- ceremony, known as a "Wreck," at its ley, Poor Goof Bud Riuadeneira, Poor home at 1130 Clare Ave. Saturday. The Goof Wayne Carlson and Conducteur candidates, known as "poor goofs," Wesley Dickmann. The serious part of were put into the locomotive and boxcar the initiation, took place in the after- and taken to the Palm Coast Plaza in noon, the morning and solicited contributions

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