Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on July 3, 1974 · Page 7
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 7

Panama City, Florida
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Wednesday, July 3, 1974
Page 7
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W «A Nfil^HRRALD, Punwttii CH.v, rift., Wcdnp!wl»y, July 8,1W4 m Traffic Deaths Forecast In State Couple Dies Within Houis Of Eacli Oilier ThreC'Car Accident Probed An estimated 31 persons may not Survive the traffic crashes occurring on Florida's streets and highways during the 102'hour Fourth of July holiday period, iP'lorida Highway Patrol officers said here Tuesday. The official, traffic count begins at 6:00 p.rti. today and ends at midnight, Sunday, July 7. Col. Eldrlge Beach, director of the Florida Highway Patrol, Courses Slated In Enrichment The Gulf Coast Community College department of continuing education is offering two popular enrichment courses. Slimnastlcs for women will begin July 8 and meet each Monday and Wednesday for 6 weeks. Interior decorating will be offered from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday evenings beginning July 11. Anyone interested in registering for either of the courses should call the college today, 769-1551, extension 280. O'Malley Jury Hears Two TALLAHASSEE (UPI) The grand Jury Inquiring Into the financial affairs of treasurer-Insurance commissioner Tom O'Malley heard testimony Tuesday from Insurance executive Robert Atkins and university regent Fred Parker, both of Tallahassee. Atkins, who has contributed a few hundred dollars to a fund O'Malley collects to pay for expenses the state won't finance such as flowers, membership dues and tickets, testified voluntarily. So did Parker, an attorney who serves on the board of regents. Also subpoenaed for Tuesday was Nelson Green, Tampa Insurance man. The jury Is to hear Wednesday from two officials of O'Malley's insurance department — John Cllne and James Campbell—and Ralph Taylor a Gainesville Insurance executive. Make Dean's List Teresa Pratt of Panama City, a home economics major, Karen M. Waller of Lynn Haven, an education major, and George E. Holland of Mexico Beach, college of arts and sciences, have made the dean's list for the spring quarter at Auburn University. These students represent the top five per cent of their respective schools. Nab Streaker SAN JUAN, P.R. (UPI) - A young man being sought by federal authorities for streaking at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., was arrested at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the federal Bureau of Investigation reported. FBI special agent William F. Beane said Christopher A. Wary. 21, was arraigned on a. federal warrant Issued In Pen- sacoia by U.S. District Judge Warren H. Young on St. Thomas and released in the custody of a relative. Beane said Wary "was found completely undressed" in a recreational area at the base alx)ut a year ago. He was not in the armed services. The specific crime for which Wary is accused Is "committing a criminal act on government reservation." Meeting Called Callaway City Commission will have a special called meeting today at 6 p.m. to discuss buying a new police car. said; "Because our experience shows that intensive traffic law enforcement efforts have a substantial impact on drivers, the Patrol will be putting forth every effort to help reduce traffic crashes during the holidays." With a saving of almost !50 lives each month In 1974, mostly due to drivers voluntarily obeying the 55 maximum speed limit imposed due to the fuel shortage, the patrol asks for con tinned cooperation from the driving public. Drinking dWvers and drivers with the heavy foot will be a special target for troopers during the holiday period. "Lives can also be saved If motorists will use safety belts at all times and exercise caution by driving defensively to avoid the errors of others," concluded Colonel Beach. Beach Plans Budget Meet There will be a budget workshop meeting of the Panama City Beach city commission at City Hall at 5:30 p.m. today. Topics on the agenda are budget study and possible revision, a request from the Civil Service Commission for a part-time secretary, and Civic Center operation. Four Bandits Being Sought ORLANDO (UPI) - Four white bandits who abducted a supermarket manager early Monday and held his wife hostage and raped her while he was being taken to open the safe, remained at large Tuesday, police reported. Lt. Richard Noble said that despite some reports that there may have been six men involved, officers were only able to confirm four. Police did not release the name of the store or the manager because to do so would be to Identify the woman and Florida law prohibits the use of any victim of a sexual assault. Noble said It still was not known how much money the bandits received and officers were awaiting a final audit from the supermarket chain. The four gunmen surprised the couple in their modest home here early Monday. They were reported to have been In the 20 to 25 age bracket, well armed and wearing stocking masks and gloves. They carried revolvers, rifles and shotguns, the couple said. The four gained entry by removing jalousie windows from above a window air conditioning unit. They also cut the telephone cable leading to he house. While one of the men went with the manager to the store, the other three remained at the house with the woman. It was during that time she was assaulted, police said. When the four fled they left the couple bound, and fled In their car taking along a rifle and a pistol. The car was found abandoned about a mile away. No Meeting Bay County commissioners cancelled their scheduled weekly meeting Tuesday because of the July 4 holiday period. An elderly Alabama couple died within a few hours of each other Monday In an Enterprise, Ala., nursing home. Oscar Newton Bird, 92, died Monday morning, and his wife, Roberta Bird, 83, Monday night. They are survived by two daughters, Mrs. Joel L. (Dorothy) Bazzel of Panama City, and Robin Bird of Enterprise, Ala., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bird is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Hammond Alexander. Funeral services will be held today at 4 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of Ephlphany, Enterprise, conducted by the Reverend William C. Acosta. Burial will follow in the ' Meadowlawn Cemetery. How To Held FALSE TEETH StcuMly Do talie teeth emb»rrau you by eomini looee when you eat, laueh, or talkl A denture adhesive can help, FASTEETH*Eive« dentures a tonx- er, firmer, steadier hold. Makes eating more enjoyable. For more security and comfort, use FASTEETK Denture Adhesive Powder. Denture* that fit are ceMntial to health. See your dentist rtfularly. FABRIFIC OPEN: JULY 4, 1974 DOUBLE KNITS $3.22 >K FIRST QUALITY ON BOLTS * 100% POLYESTER 60 INCHES WIDE * SOLID & FANCIES Panama City police responded to a three-car accident Tuesday morning at the corner of fourth .street and East Business Highway 98. Reports show that Lera Collins Davis, of 706 Williams Avenue, was stopped at a red light on fourth, Street at the intersection of Highway 98 in the 1000 block. A vehicle driven by Maurice E. Daniel, of P.O. Box 41, Bruce, Fla., was stopped behind the Davis auto. John Ciano Miro, of 619 Cactus Ave., driving a third vehicle,reportedly was applying his brakes to stop but claimed that they failed. The Miro auto struck the Daniel auto from the rear pushing it into the rear of the Davis auto. Miro showed a receipt where the auto had just been released from the shop for repairs. Records show the Miro vehicle was traveling at about 2.') mph at the time of the accident. Damage to the Davis vehicle was estimated at $800, damage to the Daniel auto was estimated at $900 and damage to the Miro vehicle was estimated at $1,100. Worker Killed TAMPA (UPI) A 26-year-old construction Worker was killed Tuesday when he fell, 49 feet from atop the new Tampa Tribune-Times building under construction on the Hillsborough River. Police said John W. Zenewitz was atop the building with a newspaper photographer when he slipped and fell down an elevator shaft. Reunion Set BLOUNTSTOWN - Blountstown High School graduating class of 1954 will hold its 20-year reunion Saturday, at 8'.00 p.m. at the Blountstown elementary school. NEW OFFICERS — The Senior Citizens of Bay County recently installed new officers at a meeting in the Baffin Park Clubhouse. New officers are, left to right, sitting, Corrie Bell, treasurer, Charles Spencer, president and Thelma Hendricks, secretary. Standing are, George M. 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