The Miami News from Miami, Florida on December 18, 1949 · 3
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fl-A MIAMI SUNDAY NEWS, December 18, 1949 Top Entomologists Enter Florida, California 'Feud' TAMPA, Dec. 17-4JF Some of the country's top entomologists turned their attention from bugs to brickbats as they entered the old argument about Florida and California climate. Scientists from California, attending an entomologists meet TKUSSES Mora Than HE.nY 20 Years WEBB in t.t. it vi. mom i nn SURGICAL EQUIPMENT CO. mm I llNk It f HtraM BM(. & Let our Watch Repair Dept. Solve your gift problems.' Sptitftl "Galdta Narvatf yallaw, pink ar whitt S9.SS Spl'! "Sir GaUhaa" yallaw, pink ar whlla SI4.SS i. B. tafias tnaka yallaw, pink ar whlla $3.4 It II tris is Also: Pocket Watch Chains Modern Watch Cases BURDINE'S WATCH REPAIRS, SECOND FLOOR ing here, were .first to tee off by drafting a proposed resolution yesterday along these lines: , That after a week in Florida they were convinced that California's climate, scenery, football teams and orange juice "so far exceed anything seen or experienced in Florida that comparisons are odorous." Faithful Floridians, getting wind of this, were up at dawn in steamheated hotel rooms "very unusual for Florida," they insisted outlining a counter at tack. ! They came up with some pyrotechnic prose pointing out that the California delegates had been ."thoroughly dipped" at the Florida bonier to prevent importation of insect pests, and suggest ing further that 1. Congress be urged to real jjze "the "great natural deep-i freeze potential" of California land utilize it to store surplus per : ishable foods produced in Florida ' and other states. 2. The name of California be changed to "Muevo Alaska." 3. The President be asked to uree creation of a subsidy al lowing California's "smaller" ci trus iruus to De Gippea in piasuc i "thereby making California the greatest , marbleproducing cen-jter of the world." j Prospects Good In St. Petersburg ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 16 (jf) Pre-Christmas surveys indicate St. Petersburg, tourist metropolis of the Florida west coast, is well on the way to another banner season. Advance reservations at tourist hotels are 10 to 20 per cent higher than a year ago. Bank debits (total number of 'checks cleared) are up 10 per cent, electricity customers up eight per cent and postal re-seipts up 10 per cent. Retail sales generally have risen as much as 40 per cent in some cases. 4 Nvk FOR WISTERIA'S IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT FOR XMAS ! ! CAVEL HANDED OVKR O. J. Powell, jr., left, hands the gavel to his successor, C. V. V. Trice, installed as president of the Miami Board of Realtors by Warren Lehman, Coral Gables, center, fifth dis-ict vice president of the Florida Association of Realtors. ", kl 30-LB. BASKET REG. 4.1 S PUL OP TREE . RIPENED "5 A ORANGES JJU Q GRAPEFRUIT w M Tk. PERSIAN LIMES " r' 1 " KUMQUATS EXPRESS 30-LB. BASKET DELUXEREG. 6.6S CONTAINING TREE. RIPENED FRUITS AS AIOVI, PLUS BASKET GLAZED FRUITS. JAR GUAVA JELLY. JAR MARMALADE, PKG. PAPER SHELL PECANS. 5.00 Wa Pay The EXPRESS 17-LB. CARTON REG. 2.57 PULL OP TREE RIPENED ORANGES GRAPEFRUIT PERSIAN LIMES KUMOUATS 2.25 Wa Pay The EXPRESS GIFT COMBINATION Raq. 4.00 tamiitina I -Ik. Set ) lr4 ' ! ritlitt t FlK Rtll Frak ! tr I 11 Pun ttm 3.50 Wa Pay Th POSTAGE tuwuriui rAi u Ckacalata Cavr4 1 La. Nt lack FAMOUS PECAN ROLL Delicto Praach Ncaqat Caatar. .. .Each PECAN PRALINES One Daiaa Ta lack lack 6 FAMOUS LONE PALM JELLIES AND MARMALADES EACH TRAT MANY. MANY OTHER SPECIALS FREE XMAS CARDS UPON REQUEST (5)SC I: SPECIAL . fit. ADD 4. 99C FOR MAILING UlSTEMfl FRUIT GO. BONDED PACKERS 1 SHIPPERS Years at 303 E. Flagler. Just or block off Biscaync Blvd in lomt block as McAllhtor Hotel. OPEN SUNDAYS TILL 11 P. M. BEACH COUPLE CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Greenfield, of Miami Beach, celebrated 50 years of marriage at a reception in the Sorrento hotel last night. They were married in Comsk, Russia, and came to the U. S. 46 years ago, settling in Chicago. They moved to Miami four years ago. Attending the celebration were their four children. Max, Irving, Mrs. Bernard Hoffman and Mrs. Aaron Tubin, and 11 gandchildren. Mr. Greenfield is a member of Beth Jacob Congregation, and Mrs. Greenfield is active on the board of directors of Beth Jacob Sisterhood Snow Coming To South Florida -As Christmas Treat For Kids BV LOUISE BLANCH ARD.; Miami Sunday w Staff Writer Mavbe the Chamber of Com- watch a olav. "Hansel and Gret merce won't like it, but there'lllel," presented by the Curtain k. : tr"i , : -i ' 1 1 Missing Husband Sought In Keys Help in her search for her missing husband, believed to have been seen in the Florida keys, was asked yesterday of The Miami-. ; wwi. uaiiv npwh tiv sfe - acott, or uien-iale, Calif. 1 I In a letter, Mrs. Scott said she and her small daughter left their home " April, i48. ior aV California, and' - were to be w " " f joined a short -J time later by Scott the husband, Wayne Douglas Scott. She has not heard of him since. Glendale police learned recently Vthat a man resembling Scott was seen in the Florida keys, but checks with police of that area disclosed nothing. Scott is described as being 39 years old, six feet tall, weighing 200 pounds, black hair, dark brown eyes and with an English accent. There are scars of shrapnel - on his legs from wounds suffered while fighting with the English army. Deiroiter Buys Station WFEC Manganese was first discov-. In the U. S. Navy coffee is ered in 1774. ' ' ' " - I called "Joe". Sale of Miami's newest radio I station. WFEC with studios at i 350 NE 71st St.. to a Detroit ad-ji vertising executive . for $50,000, i I has been revealed here. ; ji J Lyle Williams, jr.. general manager of the station, identified the purchaser as Howard B. Steere of Detroit, owner of the firm which bears his name. Sellers were members, of the Florida East Coast Broadcasting co., which opened the station last April 10. . The sale is subject to the ap proval of the Federal Communications Commission. Williams said the present staff will be maintained. The station operates now on a daytime schedule with 250-watt power on a frequency of 1220 kilocycles. Williams said an application for permanent fulltime operation on 1230 kilocycles now is pending with the FCC. The station has no network affiliation. Steere, it was reported, plans to become a resident of this area. Purchase of the station was handled through the Black burn, Hamilton co., media-brok ers of Washington. It was understood to have been a cash transaction. Lee K. Beznor, secretary of the Florida East Coast Broadcasting corp. and its executive director, will remain in that status. The president of the seller corporation, Mrs. Dorothy Bar-tell of Milwaukee, is now in Efirope. Williams said there are plans to expand the station facilities of WFEC, which includes additional quarters on NE 31st St., and its effectivesness as a public service medium. I Ranch Style Studio Lounge Something New for Easy Sleeping The upraised torch of the Statue of Liberty is familiar to millions, but not many know that the Goddess of Freedom holds the Declaration of Independence in her other hand or that the broken chains of tyranny lie at her feet. aa I ii aw----iP- . v-- a. a The Slumber Shops create a New Concept of Beauty for dual purpose couches that lends style and smartness to your home. Available in your choice of fabrics and color and custom built infeur studio shop to your specifications. Budget Terms Single Studio . . . $59.50 Arranged Double Studio . . . $69.50 H ..-i I r is? n 1714 PONCE DE LEON CORAL GABLES Ph. 48-7067 8361 N.E. 2nd AVE. LITTLE RIVER Ph. 89-8032 i ;Jrt 1-3 F be snow in south Florida on Christmas Eve. And there'll be s snowman, built by a bunch of brawny Ki-wanrans who don't think Christmas is Christmas without one. The Kiwanians are pretending, of course, that the snow's just for the kids. They'll build the snowman as a painful duty; they must, after all, give the youngsters a merry Christmas. The lucky younguns are a couple of hundred who live around Florida City. The snow to be made by an ice machine from about 20 pounds of ice will be only part of the Christmas Eve entertainment the Kiwanians of-I fer this year for the second time. Santa Claus will distribute candy, fruit and nuts, and everybody will sing Christmas carols under a lighted outdoor Christmas tree. Santa or a reasonable fac simile will also be performing elsewhere in the Redland district. The VFW in Homestead has a project all its own for ! Friday as well as Christmas Eve. I A streamlined Saint Nick will 'arrive by plane at the municipal j airport t 2 p.m. Friday. Then he'll abandon his modern trans-! portation for a sleigh gold, no less, with white snow. But not real snow. After passing out candy and 'oranges at the VFW home, Homestead's Santa will reem-jbark in his sleigh for a trip to j the Negro -section, where he'll distribute candy and oranges to ; the youngsters. I On Christmas Eve, Santa will ' install lights on his sleigh and ! travel around the residential ar-, e.as, visiting children's homes. A I truckload of VFW. members will ; follow him. . j The VFW will also offer three I prizes for he best outdoor Christ-! mas decorations in the Redland district. I There'rc big doings in Per- rine too. j Santa Claus will have fruit ! and randy for the children at i .. . . a community . nritnias tree in the park on Christmas Eve, and the children will exchange gifts. Then there'll be group carol singing. The celebration is cooperatively sponsored by the American legion, the Legion Auxiliary and the Woman's c-l ub. The Woman's elub " will award three Christmas decoration prites two for the beat-derorated residence - in Perrine, one for the bes-dec-oratcd business. ' South Miami children are lucky ther's to be Christmas entertainment for them both Friday and Saturday nights. Santa Claus will-bring each one a treat a th Volunteer Fire Department's yearly party on the Community house grounds Friday night On - Christmas Eve they'll munch gingerbread cookies and Callers Special organ music and cho ral. singing, plus stained glass windows imported from Belfast, Ireland, are: features of this year's Christmas display for South Miami's bakery. The display, the largest and most elaborate in the bakery's history, represents the interior of a1 church. 1 here ll be organ music from 9 a. m. to 8 p. m. daily till Jan. 2; from 8 to 10 p.m. Mrs. Martha Horton will play the Hammond organ; a choir of 150 voices will sing from 8 to 10 on Christmas night. In spite of Christmas, such eternal vrritifK as tiorrac-ing: go marching on in South Dade. And speaking of racing, the season has stretched tight the facilities of South Miami Coach Lines, inc., which daily runs crowded busses to and from the tracks. . So every afternoon at 4 Driver Jimmy Tosi scrambles into a vehicle that looks just like an ordinary sedan and sets out on the company's north -loop run, keeping a sharp eye out for people who look like they're waiting for a bus. It's usually a lonely drive, he says. Incidentally the bus company's' ion the verge of finishing instal lation of lour public restrooms, the absence of which has been! responsible for as much South Miami city council discussion as anything else in the past few months and for considerably more euphemisms than anything; else in years. The Redland buzted this week with rumors of nudist activity south of Florida City. Usually reliable sources offered the most concrete story. It seems that somebody knows somebody who knows somebody who knows a' repairman. j The repairman, going for ai pleasant drive on what he' thought was a routine call, took along some relatives. And they were greeted by a group of un-selfconscious and completely unclothed human beings. Miss Helen Fitzgibbons of Homestead and Luther L, Chandler, Goulds, announced their marriage last week at a cocktail party an hour after-the cer-' emony. Chandler, an independent Redland grower, was recent-! ly elected chairman of the Dadei county Production Marketing; Administration committee. With no hair-pulling, Perrine' Woman's club members decided last week that Mrs. Oda Zachry is their best cook. . .There'll be; motorboat races at. the crash j basin in Homestead Bayfront park from 1 to 5 p.m. today. . . ; Fourteen Homestead 4-H club boys will go fishing on the Flori da City canal Tuesday, s - , Christmas tree ornaments arei now made which are fire-retar-! dant. SELF - SERUICE SHOE STORE 435-437 N.E. 1st AVE. Miami's ORIGINAL self serv ico shoo storo has just re ceived 10.000 pairs of high grade Woman's Shoas, including raluas to $12.95 crt tha remarkably low price of I A Only- S Pair Your lit and sita era assured from this shipment which contain sizes from 3 to 10 in widths from AAAA to EEE. Included in this shipment aro many Nation-aly Advertised 'Brands in Dress Shoes Spectators Ankle Straps Platforms Play Shoes in all colors and styles. Wedgiee Ballerinas Sports Sling Backs We invite you to come in and choose from this fine lot of Women's Shoes at this am a sing ly low price of Onlyr Jj Pair These fine shoes will be on sale Monday. Tuesday & Wednesday. COME KAIII.Y SELF - SEMJICE SHOE STORE 435-437 N.E. 1st AVE. 1 ILOCK NO. OP POST OFPICI fT) to. STOItl- OIKX ?TIT ! TOMOItltOW XM.11T ITS CU5!N2'S P03YOU2HOMI wnuo Make it a Christmas For Her .Give her America's outstanding sewing machine! 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