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Palm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1968-1 J s Boynton 1 - 95 Project In Study Stage n o .1 rff w a .. . Kill ".i-yi A "CTjTii.ii i i I..,,,,, li-. ii i i i'n ,, , ft ' m . jr ' - v ; j - ...I. :f rtf i ' ; 1 Group Plans Pro-Am Posters STUART - Posters welcoming golfers and spectators to the ninth annual U.S. Invitational Pro-Am Golf Championship at the St. Lucie Country Club. Dec. 12-14. will be distributed to members of the Retail Merchants Association, the association voted Monday. The merchants voted to have 50 blue and white posters printed for distribution prior to the tournament. James L. Overton, who heads the association publicity committee, is in charge of the poster printing. Association president John Jochem and H. G. Frank, chairman of the membership drive, will be in charge of distributing the posters. Association members also voted to have Christmas posters printed for distribution during the holiday season. In other action, the association voted: To spoasor a trophy for the Christmas parade scheduled for 10a.m. Saturday. -Set Dec. 9-14 as the week for the membership drive of the association, with letters going out to merchants prior to that week. The association is a division of the Stuart Chamber of Commerce and merchants must be Chamber members to be eligible for membership in the association. Voted to join with the Chamber and the Bank of Stuart in sponsoring the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR i program. Broom Sale To Aid Blind Scheduled STUART - Brooms for the Stuart Lions Club's annual s;il(; will arrive today and the sale will begin after Thanksgiving. John VV i Bill i Berry said Monday. Berry, the club's publicity Stall Pholo By Ch.irli's Calrs POSTER SKETCH James L. Overton, merchants agreed Monday to have post-left, discusses the proposed welcoming ers distributed welcoming golfers and poster for the Pro-Am Golf Tournament spectators to the Dec. 12-14 tournament with John Jochem, president of the Stu- at the St. Lucie Country Club, art Retail Merchants Association. The Boca Council To Mull Director's Salary Hike ts to present a double barrel report on the status of a proposed land swap arrangement between a land trustee and the city. The swap relates to a tract of land near the NW 20th Street entrance to Florida At lantic University. The city has plans to join NW 4th Avenue and NW 5th Avenue through the privately owned parcel. Vansant is also to report on a right of way issue at the site of the new junior high school, now under construction fmf-m mm mil I WffiL&mm Rezoning Request's Future Undecided st.i I'hi'i" !n 1 acttm.in Pahokee-Canal Point area in the Junior Orange Bowl Queen contest to be held in Coral Gables Saturday. JUNIOR BEAUTIES - Debbie McCoy, left, and Dianne Mills, 13-year-old Paho-kee Junior High School eighth graders were selected Saturday to represent the Glades Truck Driver Dies Of Injuries After Collision tributed to motor vehicle accidents in the county this year. Gilliland's body was taken to the Fairchild Funeral Home in Fort Lauderdale, where funeral services are slated to be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Gilliland is survived by his widow, June; two children, till Alternate Proposals Considered BOYNTO.N BEACH -Whether W. Ocean Avenue will continue to serve "East Boynton" and "West Boynton" after Interstate 95 is built through the city remains a moot point. After a Monday meeting with city officials and about 40 interested persons. Arnold Ramos, State Road Department Dist. 4 engineer, said that it was "still to be studied." Ramos and Donald Morgan, director of the Palm Beach County Area Planning Board, met for about an hour and a half Monday morning with the city council, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and the City Planning and Zoning Board. Remarking that providing continued access along Ocean Avenue after 1-95 is built would be costly, and would result in "less safe" crossing of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad tracks, Ramos asked, "Why not another street other than Ocean Avenue." Ramos said that the State Road Department recognizes the need for additional access with the coming of Palm Beach Leisureville. He said that he is willing to support a third grade separation (in addition to those planned at NW 22nd Avenue and SW 23rd Avenue) in the city, to allow east-west access for Leisureville residents and "the rest of the city." A proposal by Councilman T. A. Summers was countered by Ramos and Morgan. Summers had stated, "I have yet to be sold that we need an interchange at NW 2nd Avenue. Why not move it to NW 22nd1 For those that want to get on 1-95, it will be only a 15-block drive." Morgan countered, "You're simply underestimating the amount of traffic that is going to be using this roadway." Gerald Dake, retained by the city as its planner, remarked that growth to the west of 1-95 is "going to be fantastic." He urged Ramos to "do everything" within his power to gain additional access under or over 1-95 somewhere between the interchanges proposed for NW 2nd Avenue and SW 15th Avenue. After considerable discussion of possibilities for locations, the meeting ended with Ramos promising to work with Gerald Dake Associates to decide if some alternate route would serve the present city, the residents of the now-being built Leisureville, and meet the requirements of sound planning and the State Road Department. Ramos said that extending the present W Ocean Avenue under or over 1-95 would be the most expensive alternate. "It is possible from the engineering standpoint," Ramos told Henry Thompson, president of the Chamber of Commerce, "but it is the simple "maker" money. Any ol our problems could be overcome if we had enough money." To a request from Mavor Michael V. Michael for full signalization of the intersection of Congress Avenue and State 804, Ramos said that a new study of the intersection was instigated last week. Fort Pierce Distributes Its Report FORT PIERCE -The annual report of the City of Fort Pierce was distributed to residents of the city by meter readers and other personnel Monday, according to an announcement by City Manager George Adkins. Approximately 10,000 copies of the booklet have been prepared, showing the officials of the city and explaining their functions. On the cover are pictures of the municipal building on S. Sixth Street and the power plant on Indian River Drive. There is an introduction by Adkins, telling in brief of the year's accomplishments (the booklet covers the 1967-68 fiscal year); there is a diagram showing the organization of all city departments; and there are brief reports and pictures telling the activities of each department. The controversial development of the city marina receives a fair share of publicity through not only the printed word but a total of nine pictures showing both the "before" and the "after" stages of development. Post Offices Kick Christmas Habit chairman, said the dates for the door-to-door sale will be announced later. Brooms are manufactured at the Lions Industry for the Blind in West Palm Beach; all work is done bv blind personnel. Berry said the sale by the local club will serve a two-fold purpose since the profit made finances the club's program to aid indigents of the area and helps provide a payroll to persons handicapped by blindness at the industry in West Palm Beach. Sight conservation is the main objective ol the Stuart club, providing purchase of glasses alter proper examination, and surgery to alleviate sight difficulties where possible. Berry said. Christmas Bazaar Set BOCA RATON - A Christmas Bazaar Festival will be held by the women of the Boca Baton Fust Presbyterian' Church I nun Ida in. to.'p in Dec. 3 in the west building of the church, BOO Camino Real. An assortment of holiday gift iteras on which the women have been working all year will be on sale, together with homebaked goods and condiments. Chpst mas d'yorat ions ami donated "attic treasures". Outstanding also are the large angels for holiday centerpieces. The children's choir, directed by Becky Bath, will furnish entertainment at noon and 4 p.m. Mrs. Lynn E. Aldrieh is general chairman for the Bazaar Festival, with co-chairmen, Mrs. T P. ONeil. and Mrs. A.V. Anderson. Other chairmen include Mrs Walter . Leach, food; Mrs Charles Parsons, boutique; Mrs. J.F Dissell, kitchen; and Mrs. Carl Haeberle, Christmas BELLE GLADE - Injuries received in a pickup truck-auto crash on State Road 80 near city limits here, proved fatal Sunday to Dwayne Gilli-land, 25, of the Hillsboro Plantation, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami. (iilliland was the operator of a westbound vehicle belonging to his employer, the Triangle Sod Co. He was trapped in the cab of the truck following the Nov. 2 near head-on crash, according to police Sgt. M J. Spooner and patrolman Ed Tumbull. Immediately after the accident, Gilliland was given emergency treatment at Glades General Hospital and was then transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach. He was moved to the Miami hospital, where he died Eddie Tillman, 44, of Third St., West Palm Beach, was treated here and then sent to St. Mary's Hospital, West Palm Beach. He too was trapped laside his auto. James E. Whitfield, 34, who also resided on the Hillsboro Plantation, was the least seriously injured He was riding withGilliland. Thr death was the 102nd at COPK Endorses ."5 New Candidates FORT PIERCE - COPE, the Committee on Political Education tor the Indian Hiv er Central Labor I'mon. has endorsed three candidates lor the Dec ;l('itv Election The 15 local unions, which represent some 2.000 members, jiave the nod to Dennis Siniine! Iin ,is their candidate lor mavor COPE s choice lot noithside commissioner is James Hat-held and lor soulhside commissioner. James Gatclv All three candidates are voiiiu, men making their Inst bid lor local political otlice BOCA RATON - City Council tonight will consider a suggestion to raise its share of the salary lor the director of the Community School Program scheduled to begin early next year. The suggestion trom Recreation Director Jim Rutherford is in the form of a proposed revision in an early agreement entered into by the city and the County School Board. Major share ol the lunds to support the program are to be made available through a private grant. Under the proposed revision, the city would increase its contribution to the director's salary from $500 to $1,000 tor a two month period. This is over and above the salary the director would receive on the same scale he would earn as a teacher in the school system. Launching of the experimental program, which would otter educational advancement to adults as well as children, was originally set to begin in September at J. C. Mitchell School. The delay has been blamed on the salary appeal. The three member Board of Authority, a city agency, will report that it linds no conflict ol interest in the case ol Karl C. Sloano. an alternate member ol the local Planning and .oning Board, and president of the Tunison Palms Homeowners Association. Inc. Sloane requested the Board of Authority to investigate his standing relative to a possible double interest. The board, in ruling on the interest issue, suggests that Sloane not vote on Planning and Zoning Board matters which concern business within his subdivision City Engineer .1. P Vansant Medical Society Installs Head FORT PIERCE - Dr. W S Tinner was installed president ill the Tri-Coiinty Medical So-cletv at a I lU'ct I ml1 held at t hi IMIHi.iV illll 111 Mudl 1. Installed with Dr. Turner were Dr. J F Powers, president-elect. Dr R 0 Penick. wee president, and Dr. John li Sullivan, secretary-treasurer Dr George Theodorou was presented with a gavel in appreciation lnr his ear as president ot the society which includes St. Lucie. Martin and Okeechobee county medical men The next meeting is elated lor .lanuai v and will he a joint pi'ngiam shared with the Ministerial ssociation da will meet at the courthouse today following the County Commission meeting. Commission Chairman Timer Powers said Monday. Powers said the representatives of both groups want to discuss mutual problems concerning the St. Lucie Inlet dredging. Prosperity Dredging Co., of Lake Park, has a $148,502 contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet. Dredging of the inlet got underway last week. Powers said he would meet at 11 a.m. with the two groups The commission meeting, to begin at 9 ; 30 a.m.. is expected to be a routine one for the commissioners. G. T. Slider, engineer-administrator for the county, said no public hearings are set for zoning changes. BOCA RATON - No decision has been made on taking to the city council, an application for rezoning a 35-acre tract of land near the future intersection of Palmetto Park Road and Interstate 95 Robert D. Tylander, legal counsel for Bancstock Corp. of America, the petitioner, said Monday. The Planning and Zoning Board here voted agaiast the proposed rezoning last Thursday night, and the next step which the petitioners could take would be ask the council Gifted Child rcn Talk Set BOCA RATON - State, national and international aspects ol education for gifted children will be discussed at a Florida-wide meeting to be held Saturday at the Unitarian Universalis! Church, 162 W Palmetto Park Road. Boca Raton The meeting was called by the Palm Beach County group of Mensa. an organization ol persons of high intelligence, and by the International Foundation for Gifted Children IIFGC). Panel discussions will be led by Nathaniel Wevl. president of the IFGC; Josephine Danna of Columbia University who has just returned from the village of the gifted in Sicily; Dr. Frederick K. Adams of the Alexander I). Henderson University School and Dr. William F. TTtin . I Id i u u University. The lirst session, from 11 a. in to 1 p.m.. will deal primarily with national and international problems of education of the gifted. The afternoon session, from 2:30 to 4:30 p m.. will focus on steps to be taken locally and statewide, to get school boards and the Florida Legislature to improve education for children ol outstanding ability. Those concerned with this problem are invited to attend the sessions whether they are members of Mensa or not. Council Aspirants' Forum On Tap DELRAY BEACH - A public forum for the four candidates in the Dec. 3 race for the two city council seats in scheduled tonight at 8 o'clock at the offices of the First Federal Savings and Loan Assn. on E. Atlantic Avenue. To appear tonight in the forum sponsored by the Delray Beach Men's Republican Club are James Jurney, James Mc-Guire, James Scheifley and Jack Pitts. The four were the top four vote-attracters in a primary election among eight candidates held here Nov. 19. Child Struck to reverse the board decision. The board serves in an advisory capacity, with the council having the final work in zoning or related decisions. The petition for rezoning the property from residential to business and residential was voted down by the board by a 4-2 vote count. Board members James Becker and Howard McCall voted for the rezoning. Citing a conflict of interest, member Robert Feltner stepped down from voting. A standing-room-only crowd attended the meeting. Their interest was primarily in seeing the rezoning application defeated. Approval of the application would have allowed Bancstock to develop a shopping center on the tract, part of a 235-acre company holding in the Boca Raton Square subdivision. Future traffic problems which could be created by a shopping center there were cited as one of the reasons why board members voted against the rezoning, it was disclosed. Bancstock representatives insisted the company had no immediate plans to develop a shopping center at the site, but rather wanted the same business-residential zoning which exists opposite the tract, on the north side of Palmetto Park Road. Tylander said he had not completed his report on the rezoning matter, and couldn't speculate when a decision on possible future action would be made. Applications Being Taken STUART - Entries are being received for the Stuart Chamber of Commerce sponsored second annual Stuart Sailfish Regatta, the chamber office announced Monday. The power boat races off the Indian River causeway east of Stuart will be held Jan. 18-19 with Jan. 17 designated for advance testing of boats. Spectators will be able to get an advance look at the boats, and bleacher seats will be available at the pre-races testing and during the races. Race entrants announced by Herman E. Reitz, registration chairman includes: H. J. Langsenkamp, owner, with John B. Warren Jr., the driver, both of Fort Lauderdale, have entered an SK-U6 runabout; James B. Oit. Baton Rouge, La., a 266-Hydro, with Anson C. Holley, as driver. Gardner Gould, owner, of St. Petersburg with Roger McCormick, Owensboro, Ky., driver, a 280-Hydro; John On-key, of Miami, a 280-Hvdro; Al Huber Sr., 150-Hvdro', and C. S. Reynolds of Merrill Island, a runabout. In Car's Path David, 4, and Danielle, 9 months: the mother, Mrs. Minnie Gilliland; two brothers. Harvlvn and Bobbv Gilliland. and tour sisters, Mrs Carolyn Hall. Mrs. Pauline Oden, Mrs. Lorene Reeves, all of Fort Lauderdale, and Mrs. Jimmv Lou Mercer. Pornpano Beach -aid Bovlail The Post I Hlice will be uoiknm with lull and part time emploves onlv The cmploves will be allowed to w oik a total ol ! 1 ." hours a dav. which will li ' then. 3 j hours meilm.e He explained authorities have apparently decided tin work ol sol inm and dtdivci mi; I he Chi Islmas postal load can best be handled bv ep n diced personnel It Likes a couple ol ii, us to train some one new and a lot ol the wotk Is now heillL1 eentialleii Last ve,n the local ollic-had Hi cleiks and 12 mail car ' '"- l',h'l ' 1 "I 'I e- l hi istma season This rai the clerks have been elimi naleil ll ue In d parcel de 1 1 . i '. i- pilnr; i;p on Ms sinl Dov Ian I have been authoi led lo lake on si cai l lei s lint thev will be limited to a 111 hour week and can only work lion: )ec ii thiouuh 20 I hope ll s uoiiti; to vvoi k out alright Lake Woilh s post otlice has ,i storage problem during Christina- m-h davs and man', parcels will be spued toinpoianlv in a lent piicheu al the P'iir ol the post otlice II will he emptied belure car i icrs leave al the end ol the dav Inlet Matter Endorsed VERO BEACH - The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council gave approval and endorsement to a State Cabinet subcommittee's request that high priority be given to the acquisition of a Sebastian Inlet tract on the Bre-vard-lndian River County line. Gordon Wagner, the council's executive director said, "The state is making a wise commitment to preserve some of our national assets." The land would be used for a state park, along with 15 other areas throughout the state being considered by the Cabinet. The cabinet has ordered that a $20 million bond issue be sold on Dec. 10 to finance the purchase and acquisition of these areas. Wagner said that the committee's recommendation is in agreement with the regional open space and recreation plan developed by the council staff and approved bv its members. LAKE WORTH - The tradi-lutlal method ol earning pock et and education money during Christinas vacations is over. Nationally the I'nitcil Stales Postal Service has eliminated most ot its temporary help Postmaster John Boylan continued the bad news for students Monday, adding mail delivery will not be disrupted Tl s a national situation.' Canal Hazards Unit To Hold Hrcakfasl --tt?-trfrStrE ThT" Canal Hazards Safety Committee will hold a breakfast meeting at 7:3(1 a.m. Wednesday at Dixiana Restaurant It will mark the first meeting to be presided over by the new chairman, Pellon Morris, who was named to take over from George Le Bron Williams, at the last meeting on Oct. 23. Morris, principal of Belle Glade High School, has been a member of the organization since its foundation four years ago by the late Henry (). Ear-wood. The group is working toward the four-laning of State Road 80 from western Palm Beach County to the East Coast. Counts and the juvenile, were charged with the two offenses. Bonds for the older youths was set at $200 each. The parents of the juvenile and juvenile court officials were notified of his apprehension. All were said to be students in high schools in the Miami area and were absent trom classes. Charged with disorderly conduct and held in $100 bond were James Allen Roswey. and Harold Edwin Johnson, both 17 The boys were observed near the apartment of Mis. Tatum. who threatened to call police, when she observed them drinking beer. They ran to their car and sped away with the complainant in pursuit. She stopped Mann and reported the incident. Fishermen To Talk To Dredging Group Miami Youths Face Beverage SOFT!! BAY - Five Miami high school students, one a juvenile, were arrested here Monday at the request of Belle Glade police, following a complaint from Mrs. Virginia Tatum.of 325 NE First St Three ol the youths, including the 16-year-old. were charged with consuming alcoholic beverages by minors. Each of the Dade Countians was cited for disorderly conduct. Police Chief J. C. Andrews and Florida Highway Patrol Trooper G. L. McLain stopped the quintet as they were apparently headed smith at the intersection of State Road 80 and Highway 27. Detective Horace Mann said Donald Clifton Powell. 17; James Francis Benham. 18. STUART - A meeting between representatives of Prosperity Dredging Co. and the Port Salerno Chapter of Organized Fishermen of Flori- Stuart Primary Being; Held Today STUART - Voting in today's City of Stuart primary is from 7 a.m. to 7 p m. at the Youth Center on Flagler Avenue. Eight candidates are vying for two seats on the City Commission. The general election is slated for Dec. 10. The lineup of candidates includes; Group 1 Incumbent Dan McClure. Walter Robinson. Kenneth Stimmell. Charles Foster and George Huss. Group 2 Incumbent Ray Cooke. John N. Mann and Harold Whalen Sr. FORT PIERCE - A five-year-old girl was struck Sunday evening by a man who was later charged with drunken and improper driving. The child, Mildred Hudson of 702 N. 22nd St. was listed Monday in fair condition at Fort Pierce Memorial Hospital. Officers Bob Price and Bill Eldridge reported the child ran into the path of a car driven by Eddie Bee Paulk, a 41-year-old truck driver whose address was given as 1912 Avenue O. The accident occurred in the 1600 block of Avenue O at 5:51 p.m. Bond on Paulk was set at $285.

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