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mmmmmmmmmwmmm 111IIB11 1nll(1 mm I Election Law Violation Suit Against Kirk Historic TALLAHASSEE (J) The citizen's suit filed last week against Gov. Claude Kirk is the only suit of its type filed against a governor in memory, say long-time members of the state's legal staff. The suit was filed by Apalach-icola Times Editor J. A. Maloney, who alleged some 20 violations by Kirk of Florida's 1951 who-give-it-who got-it election laws.
THE alleged violations included a much-debated $74,600 campaign loan that reportedly was repaid by Kirk backers. Governor May Find Self Alone In Defense Of Personal Case fice routinely enters suits where state officials are clearly charged in activities as state officials. It appears the office can participate in the Kirk suit in an advisory capacity, but the 1 i a governor may have to find his own attorneys. The suit once more will probably prompt debate on whether Florida's statutes governing campaign contributions and expenditures are strict enough and have enough teeth. did not have the list recipients of the funds or who made the contributions.
"I THINK VERY definitely that our laws would certainly give some idea of what a candidate spends and what he receives which we did not get prior to the 1951 law," said Mrs. Dot Glisson, state elections division supervisor. Mrs. Glisson, who has served with the state since 1951, said she could not recall any citizens' suit "There has not been a suit of this nature in the 28 years I've been in this office," said one assistant to Atty. Gen.
Earl Faircloth, who declined use of his name. Kirk may find himself alone in battling the suit. It's apparently worded so that the challenge is against Kirk personnally, not as the governor of Florida. as governor. It looks to me like a personal suit," the legal source said.
"We don't know who's going to handle the case. We're not sure we should handle it if he (Kirk) asks us. It's customary to assist if he asks us. That's up to the attorney general," the official said. GOV.
CLAUDE KIRK Charged personally before 1951, when candidates listed expenditures and contributions, but "IT (SUIT) doesn't describe him THE ATTORNEY General's of The laws are stronger than iiiea aeamst a novernor respm- Wvii, uuhii i unuiuc mm inc. ajiuiuui uenerai Oi- me laws are Stronger than expenditures and rnntrihntinnc hut Kl- tu 9 Teens It Road Bonds Proposal Doomed This Session 'Possibility' Of Passage Seen Later mMm Mi Operation Two youths hired in Fort Myers' Operation Cool Summer program start their job of cleaning up Negro section of city. Youngsters are members of Neighborhood Youth Corps hired as part of city's $50,000 project aimed at easing racial tensions in Fort Myers. (AP) us Suit Filed Horror Show Injuries Claimed To Build Church MIAMI () Nine Florida teenagers are going to do something constructive during their summer vacation build a church in a small town in Jamaica. The group will fly to Jamaica Monday to begin six weeks of labor on a concrete block church for St.
Paul's Anglican Congregation at Clapham, near the city of Ocho Rios. THE FIVE GIRLS and four boys were chosen from more than 80 volunteers in the division of young people of the Episcopal Diocese of South Florida. In preparation for the job, they spent three days at a camp at Avon Park getting used to the food and customs of Jamaica. Father James Rasnick, head of the division, said he was "really excited" about the project. "We've never done anything like this," he said.
"This is the first time we've sent people as well as money." THE SOUTH FLORIDA Diocese is a companion to the Jamaican Diocese in a program called "Mutual Responsibility and Interdependence." The division of young people has raised $5,500 to build the church. The nine volunteers, who will work eight hours a day, are Mary Williams and Bruce Overton of Miami, Mary Sexton of Dunedin, Mary Clarkson of St. Petersburg, Gwen Gale of Ocala, Janice Hess of Tampa, David Miller of Lakeland, Granger Marley of Bartow and David Aspinwall of Palm Beach Gardens. Miami, Jax Beach Get HUD Loans For Housing WASHINGTON (UPI) The U. S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Saturday announced a series of grants, loans and fund reservations for various projects. They included: $8,808,544 loan for construction of 648 low rent homes, 600 of which are for the elderly, in Miami; and $1,095,955, loan for construction of 75 low rent homes in Jacksonville Beach. Dr. T. Elam Cato Dies MIAMI Dr.
T. Elam Cato, head of the Dade County Health Department for more than 20 years, died Saturday. He was 63. concert versions of the operas, beginning this week with a double bill of Salieri's "Little Harli-quinade" and Douglas Moore's "Gallantry." Guest soloists will include Dutch violinist Szymon Goldberg, soprano Judith Raskin, violinist Itzhak Perlman, mezzo-soprano Rosalind Elias, bass Yi Kwei Sze and the 125-voice Choral Guild of Atlanta which will perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the orchestra on Aug. 5.
Another festival first this year is the addition of a guest string quartetthe Iowa String Quartet who will give concerts July 17, 24 and 31 on their famous "Paganini Strads" from the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. LAST SUMMER'S festival attracted critics and feature writers from New York, Boston, Washington, Atlanta and all over Florida, and thfs year's expanded schedule promises to bring even more, including the already announced British novelist and playwright, J. B. Priestley, who will be here for the entire festival. "I TAMPA (UPI) An illusion in a horror show at the Florida State Fair last February was so believable it has resulted in a damage suit of more than $100,000.
Ramon Melendez of Tampa filed suit Friday against Royal American Shows, operators of the show, and the Florida State Fair Association and the Gasparilla Association. MELENDEZ SAID he took his two small daughters into a show billed as "The House of Fright." One of the highlights of the show, the suit alleged, came when a woman called "Princess Atasha" was charged by an illusion into a large, dangerous looking gorilla that began shaking the bars of its cage violently and "escaped." Melendez said he was holding his two daughters in his arms at the time and that the crowd panicked knocking him to the ground. The suit alleged the side show barker had urged the crowd to press closer to the cage telling the patrons they were safe. MELENDEZ CONTENDED the Tempted Ava Hedrick of Homossassa Springs exhibits that certain "ani-mal magnetisim" required to acquaint oneself with wildlife, or could it be that squirrel is more interested in peanut she's holding rather than pretty girl. (UPI) Firemen Dodge Bullets In Blaze PALMETTO UPI An early morning fire in one of Palmetto's oldest sections routed 30 people from a burning three-story apartment building and leveled a row of stores Saturday while firemen dodged exploding bullets from a burning hardware store.
Damage was estimated by firemen at $355,000. The blaze was controlled after Zy2 hours. Many firemen were treated for smoke inhalation and heat-blistered feet and one fireman suffered a broken finger but no one was reported seriously hurt. The blaze, apparently started in the rear of a furniture store, raced through the hardware store and into an adjacent printing plant on the first floor cf the apartment building. Bullets and shotgun shells, as well as paint products in the hardware store, flared and popped as the firemen worked nearby.
De Peyer Ashkenazy Hera Is lh complete schedule: WEDNESDAY, JULY 11: 1:30 p.m.- Kertesz con-dueling: Handel, "Wter Beethoven, "Piano Concerto No 4" with AshHenaiy; Brahms, "Symphony No, 1." Thursday, July 13: :30 a.m. Open rehearsal; 1:30 P.m. Orchestra, previn conducting: Moiart, "Symphony No. 31;" DeFella, "El Amor Bruio," with Rosalind Ellas; Prokleff, "Violin Concerto No. f.hsi Perlman; Strauss, "Rosenkavaller Suite;" 1:30 Cabaret: Saiierl's "Litllt Harlinqulnade;" Moore, -Orchestra, Keretesr conduc Ing, Mozart, "Symphony No.
29" and 'Flute Concerto In Gj" Bartok, "Bluebeard's Castle," with Rosalind Ellas and Yl-Kwel Sze; 11:30 p.m.-Opera Ceberet: Same as Thursday Saturday, July 15: 1:30 p.m.-Repeat of Wednesday program; 11:30 p.m. Same as Thursday. Monday, July 17; :30 p.m.-Chember Concert, lowi itnng Quartet with Ashkenxy, piano, Perlman violin, Barry Tuckwell, horn: Mozart, Brahms and pre ove.1, TUESDAY, JULY II: 1:30 p.m.-Recltal, Gold- 5A Previn, piano. Bach, Brahms, Poulenc, Debussy Jiy ,:30 P-m Sludtnt Concert, Orchestra and Chamber groups. Thursday, July 20 9:30 a.m Open rehearsal; :30 Orchestra, Previn conducting: Bernstein, Overture; Nielsen, "Symphony No.
1, Tschalkocsky, "Violin Concerto," with Perlman; PagnKcl." ":30 pm-0per Cb.rtf, FRIDAY, JULY 11: 1:30 p. Orchestra Biiu conductlna: Elgar, ''Cockalgn!" Ovirtlf! withG.rvas Ptve', Handel, Harp Concerto," with Ossian Bliss, "Colour Thur' Cabaret-Same a. JVlv -Orchestra, Previn X2.I,n"iui VMV rlons on Brahms, "Violin Concerto" with Perlman; Rach in 1 Mi 1 0rlanbo FLOOR Sunday, July 9, 1967 3 CAP Searches For Surles Civil Air Patrol and Coast Guard aircraft searched a vast area of West Central Florida and the Gulf of Mexico Saturday for a small plane missing since Friday with a former state representative aboard. The missing man was identified as A. R.
Surles a Lakeland attorney who had been lobbying at the legislative session in Tallahassee. SURLES LEFT Tallahassee at 5 p.m. Friday in a Piper Comanche and was due to have arrived at Lakeland at 6:30. Lt. Col.
Henry Casenove of the Civil Air Patrol said Surles filed a flight plan which would have taken him over a stretch of the Gulf and over Cedar Key. Casenove said Surles was in radio contact with Tallahassee three minutes after takeoff. That was his last contact. SURLES, 53, served as a state representative for 10 years. He first was elected to the legislature in 1948 and served until he was defeated by now-Sen.
Lawton Chiles. Prior to serving in the legislature, he was city attorney for Auburndale and Lakeland. Viet War Foes Meeting At UF GAINESVILLE (A Some 150 persons from several cities gathered Saturday for the first Florida meeting of Vietnam Summer, a national protest movement against the war in Vietnam. Alan Levin, Florida field secretary for Vietnam Summer and chairman of the Gainesville Students for Democratic Society, said growing hostility to the war was developing on university campuses. "In Florida in particular," he said, "there is discontentment among college stuents about the war and being drafted for it.
The object of our meeting is to get people in Florida to speak out against the war." Specifically, he said, the movement would include counseling on how to avoid the draft and circulation of petitions for recall of congressmen who are "hawks." UF Honors Reitz GAINESVILLE (UPI) The University of Florida Saturday named the first endowed chair in its 114-year history after University President J. Wayne Reitz. A chair of reproductive biology and medicine was endowed by gifts totaling $750,000 by Mrs. Cordelia Scaife May of Ligonier, Pa. TALLAHASSEE (UPI) -There is virtually no chance that the governor's $435 million road bond program will get through the present legislature, but there is a "fair possibility" it can win favorable consideration in a special session to follow on constitutional revision.
This was the assessment of Sen. Ralph Poston, D-Miami, chairman of the senate public roads and highways committee, as the 1967 legislature headed into the final week of its regular and extended session. THE ROAD bond bill-a major aim of Gov. Claude Kirk's new administration has been resting in the senate committee since the day of its introduction weeks ago. It has made its way through two house committees, but has still to win a place on the calendar for floor consideration in the session that expires Friday if the legislators do not quit sooner.
Kirk made a concession in his "no new tax" pledge in an attempt to speed consideration of the controversial measure. But it came too late for the present session- and also came at a time of heated political infighting over educational financing. THE GOVERNOR informed Poston, in writing, just last Thursday that "I would not oppose" a one-cent increase in the state gasoline tax "if this were the only way to finance the bonds." The governor said that since the bond program would be in the form of a constitutional amendment, subject to a vote of the people, he would not mind the penny tax hike if the people decided they want to pay it in order to get roads. He "reluctantly" declined, however, to accept a gasoline tax increase for roads or any other purpose if it were not subject to a vote of the people and tied to a Dona program maninoff, "Symphony No. 2," 11:30 pm-Orjeri Cabaret, Same as Thursday.
-open vr'-p' stelnbarg; JUoy Pm-Chamber Concert-Vtola Tockw.ll. horn, viola Beemoves, Mozart and Batok (No 41 Concert- tti 'i30 "'-OPn rehearsal, "7 Kertesz conducting: Berlioz, Plan, rwl, Rachmaninoff, "Second "Fwrth Afkenazy; Schumann, ii 2. Sirausi, "Tii Eulensoleiel covtuctL. uJ8: ,.1:30,, Goldberg coTduct ng: Hindemlth, "Concert Music for Brass I Svnihonv" hor-n; Schubert, "Third "ii Horn Concerto No. and Ha dn, "Symphony No.
68 Saturday, July 29: f.X Orchestra tiouel." Tschlakovsky, "Sixth (Path- Da'v" "rHung.rlan Festival ertez'. Voyager Beach Motel, and Welch folksongs: a. 30 P.m.-Orchestra, Repeats July 27 program eb0! WB-Ho' cSrdh, PyerGiKt-iM rt' Gounod, Arnold Au0-3: e.m.-Open rehearsal; :30 tonduetlng; Britten, "Peler twit Violin Concerto;" Dvorak, "Symphony No. 11:30 pm Ooera Cabaret: Weill, "Threepenny OpeS." ri Keretesz Mozart, "Exsullate, Jubilate; "Mahler, "Fourth Symphony;" p.m.-Opera Cabaret-Same as Thursday. SATURDAY, AUO 1:30 p.m.
Orchestra and PlUEt C20ril Horenstein coTXtln'Bac Prelude; Beethoven, "Ninth Symphony." Sunday, Aug. 4 2:30 p.m. Student Concert Brmn' Grimes" Interludes; --'sy'rnUrC a.n3rJ:.0,n.c,' ol an ooen rehearsals rV.i.i5?. eich "I Seltzman's Gallery In oflSff nTc'ocor AMnCy Cool Summer Royal American Shows should have provided adequate escape routes for the people and asked $100,000 in punitive damages and "in excess of $1,500" in compensatory damages. He claimed he suffered "permanent impairment of his physical, mental and emotional health which has impaired his ability to lead a normal life." Fire Causes $100,000 Loss CLEARWATER (UPI) A fire which authorities said started when a spark touched off lacquer thinner fumes at the Crown Motor Co.
body shop caused $25,000 damages to the firm, including loss of three new cars, and $75,000 damages to nearby Allen's Office Supply. Free Will Baptists Meet JACKSONVILLE (UPI) The four-day convention of the National Association of Free Will Baptist Churches this week will bring here more than 2,500 persons from 40 states and eight foreign countries. Perlman Ellis phase of the festival, is aided by the Rockefeller and Sears Foundations. MUSIC director for the festival is Istvan Kertesz, a refugee from Hungary who is permanent conductor of th LSO. He will conduct half of the 16 concerts with a brilliant array of guest conductors starting off Thursday with Andre Previn and including Sir Arthur Bliss, Szymon Goldberg and Jascha Horenstein.
Opera cabaret performances will be offered for the first time this summer at 11:30 p.m. after the regular concerts in the Clarendon. Room of the Daytona Plaza Hotel. TALENTED singers from New York City Opera Company will sing Daytona Festival Features Internationally Renowned Artists DAYTONA BEACH The sec ond annual Florida International Music Festival which opens here Wednesday night promises to be one of the most brilliant gatherings of artists of international note ever held, not only in Florida but the United States. With the famed London Sym-phony Orchestra and its 16 concerts as its central core, the festival also will include solo recitals, chamber music, opera cabaret and even panel discussions.
HEADING THE list of guest artists is the Russian pianist, Vladimir Ashkenazy, a refugee from behind the Iron Curtain who will perform as soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in the opening night concert in Peabody Auditorium. Ashkenazy will also be resident artist during the festival and conduct master classes in an institute for advanced students sponsored in cooperation with Stetson University's music depart-, ment. This institute, an i a.
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