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The Bradenton Herald from Bradenton, Florida • 12

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The Bradenton Herald, Tuesday, April 11, 1972 (Staff Photo by Wayne Manley) Heading Home With hopeful anglers lining the rail, this boat after a successful day searching for the plentiful fishcuts through the Gulf waters heading toward the dock ing grounds in the Manatee area. Commissioner Burton Gathers Strong Allies TOALE BROTHERS FUNERAL HOMES West Chapel South Chapel Colonial Chapel Gulfgate Chapel MR. JOHN RUTHERFORD TAYLOR, SR. Visitation Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Wednesday 2-4; 7-9 p.m.

Masonic Services Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Bradenton Chapel South 912-53rd Ave. West MR. MURRAY DAVIS Visitation Wednesday 2-4 p.m. Services Flushing, Michigan Bradenton Chapel South 912-53rd Ave.

West MRS. DOROTHY HODGSON CHEVRIER Bradenton Chapel South In Charge 912-53rd Ave. West MRS. BESSIE ELIZABETH BOWMAN Graveside Service Wednesday 11 a.m. Sarasota Memorial Park Gulf Gate Chapel In Charge MR.

JOHN DELIA Mass of the Resurrection Thursday St. Killian Catholic Church Farmingdale, L.I., N.Y. Colonial Chapel In Charge MRS. MAURINE ELLEN TUTTLE Service Wednesday 2:30 p.m. Milwaukee, Wisc.

Gulf Gate Chapel In Charge COL. JESS BRYAN BENNETT Full Military Services Wednesday 2:00 p.m. Arlington National Cemetery Colonial In Charge MRS. ELSIE THOMPSON Memorial Services By BILL HAGER Herald Staff Writer Manatee County Commissioner Ken Burton apparently has lined up of influential allies for Manatee County's unof-1 ficial Preserve the Piney Point Port Power Plant Site and Save Our Inland Resources movement. Burton, in Washington, D.C.

this week for a water resources conference, said this morning U.S. Senators Lawton Chiles and Edward Gurney and U.S. Rep. James Haley "are inclined to agree" that the Florida Pow-" er and Light Company generating station should be at the Port rather than in the county's interior region. Burton said he discussed the Griffith Cline FUNERAL HOMES SERVICES HERMAN HOLLOWAY Visitation Tuesday Afternoon Evening Till 9 p.m.

Services Wednesday 2 p.m. Bradenton Chapel MRS. MABEL W. JOHNSON Visitation 10 a.m. Till 9 p.m.

Island Chapel Services Wednesday 10 a.m. Episcopal Church of the Annunciation BRAMON SETH SIBLEY Visitation Tuesday Afternoon Evening Till 9 p.m. Services Wednesday 4 p.m. Bradenton Chapel Bradenton Chapel 720 Manatee Avenue West SERVICE MEASURED Phone 742-1011 NOT GOLD PT THE BY Island Chapel GOLDEN AULE 6000 Marina Drive Phone matter and the question Interstate 75 funding with the congressmen Monday afternoon. County officials have been generally opposed to alternative to the port site, a 000 acre tract near Parrish which would require for plant operation tremendous volumes of fresh water from the Little Manatee River.

"It would be silly to move i inland when we have a place right there at the port. And it looks pretty good that we can rely on their (Chiles, Gurney and Haley) support when and if we get somebody to make a decision," Burton said. The commissioner said he spent three to four hours Monday at a House committee hearing on electrical power emergencies throughout the nation. Haley is vice chairman of the committee. The matter of decision-making apparently is a major problem alleviating the nationwide power crisis, he noted.

Burton said there are 40 to power plants currently ready for construction in various regions of the U.S., but development has been delayed by indecision on the part of state and federal regulatory agencies. The status of plant application has remained unchanged for months. The state Air and Water Pollution Control Board rejected the initial application to the port site on grounds the plant could have an adverse effect on Tampa Bay ecology. The alternative site, revealed recently, is about four miles east of the port. The tentative plan involves creating a acre artificial lake to be used for a cooling pond.

The necessary water would be drawn from the Little Manatee River, a principal source of the region's future water County officials have been a good deal less than enthusiastic about the proposed alternate site. But the decision rests with the state pollution control board, and it has virtually condemned the port site as a possibility for the $200 million plant. Burton said he spoke "very briefly" with the congressmen about the I-75 extension through Manatee County. "They seem to think it's up to the State Department of Transportation to make the decision on I-75. But we have their support on getting the money to fund it." The most recent announcement on DOT plans for extending I-75 south from its present terminus in Tampa came last Thursday from DOT Secretary Ed Mueller.

Mueller said if "everything goes absolutely right," the fourlane highway should be constructed through Naples by 1976. He said the Manatee County section from State Road 43 to SR 780 in Sarasotawill not be under contract before mid-1974. Environmental al considerations delayed the original I-75 extension timetable. The DOT initially had planned to have the work complete by 1975. MJC Warehouse Plans Are Approved By Board By BETTY TROVINGER Staff Writer Manatee Junior College Board today approved construction of a warehouse for storage to be located beside the mantenance building on the north end of the campus.

The estimated cost of construction of the recommended 40 by 80 foot building is $25,000 which according to William E. director of the physical plant at MJC is The building is recommended to store college owned vehicles and supplies. Architect Sidney Wilkinson was authorized to draw up the plans and specifications for bids. The board also uninamously approved the Frank C. Brown Pay Study Report as prepared on the recommendation of the administration.

The pay schedule will go into effect July 1, 1972. Cost of the report was $2,300 according to Eugene G. Balstraz, vice president of the management consultant firm who was present at today's meeting. While board member Hal Chasney protested what he termed spending "all this money for 100 employes," MJC President Samuel Neel reported the non-certified staff members have "gone along with these "We can concieve of paying someone to negotiate with them (staffers)," said, in response to Chase's comments. William Evans, chief business officer and comptroller, suggested the "labor turnover has been cut down" since the board approved the first pay study report three years ago.

The board also unanimously approved the 74-page General Policy and Operating Manual for the junior college. Emphasized by the administration was the policy of staff members not accepting any gifts with the exception of calendars at Christmas. Gifts are not acceptable," R. Gene Ferrell, director of finance and purchasing said. In other action, the board approved three staff and program development proposals.

-The resignation of Mrs. Lois Green, professinal assistant. -An increase in Blue Cross- a 40 Emergency Call System Begins On Longboat Key new system of dispatching all administrative and emergency calls began this week in the of Longboat Key and will continue on a full time basis. The number for Key residents to call in emergencies is 373-3727 and police, fire, rescue, ambulance and water department. The number to call the town manager, town clerk, building inspector, water department (daytime) and city secretaries is 383-3721.

All calls to the two numbers will be received by experienced full time dispatchers 24-hours daily, seven days a week. The calls will be channeled into the correct departments. Deaths Marguerite Hakes Marguerite E. Hakes, 80, a former resident of Bradenton died April 6 at an El Cajon, Calif. hospital.

She was born in Ohio and spent six years in the Bradenton area before moving to California. Mrs. Hakes was a housewife and a Methodist. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nancy B.

Watson of El Cajon, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Burial will be held 3 p.m. today at Manasota Memorial Park in Oneco. Ann Gregory Mrs. Ann Gregory, 53, of Plant City died at home Monday.

She was a resident of Palmetto nine years and was born in Ohio. Friends may visit at Wells Funeral Home in Plant City 17-9 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, the family, requests contributions be made to the Kidney Dialysis Memorial Fund. Survivors include her husband, Merritt Gregory; a daughter, Patricia Gregory; a son, Ronald Gregory all of Plant city; two brothers, George Stoltz of Miami and James Stoltz of Chicago, Ill.

Dorothy Chevrier Mrs. Dorothy Hodgson Chevrier, 69, of 715 49th Ave. Dr. E. in Golf Lakes Estates died Monday at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

She was born in New Jersey and came to Bradenton from Newark, N.J. four years ago. Mrs. Chevrier was a retired school teacher. She is survived by her husband, Paul Blue Shield coverage for ployes to cover the increased costs at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

-The gift of two technicolor projectors received from McGraw Hill for the purchase of $2,400 worth of educational films from the company. -Waived a debt owed to the college a former student which Dr. Neel was the result of "an administrative mistake." The student had been under- for her course as a result of a college error in the amount of $49. -Approved bids for chemical supplies in the amount of $1,287 and biolgical supplies in the amount $1,456. -Approved the bid of $2,529 of Sarasota Chrysler-Plymouth dealer for a Plymouth Fury sedan including the trade-in of $800 for the 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne.

This is to be used as the college president's vehicle. -Approved a bid of $6,200 for a van and an 1 additional 542 for air-conditioning to house a twin engine flight simulator recently acquired from the U.S. Navy. Ferrell reported $7,000 of the total will available from a Vocational Educational Grant and the balance of the funds will be taken from the Vocational Technical Department. -Approved the purchase of a mail delivery vehicle in the amount of $1,900.

De Soto Center Waterfront Library Prospects 'Good' The prospect of a library, at De Soto Center is "good" according to Doug Croll a member of the Center's advisory committee. Recently, the Manatee County Library Board asked the city to include a library facility in the overall plans for the 50-acre site. Bradenton City Council turned the proposal over to the advisory committee for study. Croll told The Herald, "All suggestions are being discussed and we are not to a point where we could make a recommenda-(rida Ition as yet, but the library has been receiving able consideration." The thinking of the board at the time of the letter to the council, was a central library that would remain in the downtown Bradenton a area, the waterfront location would be "perfect" for the facility ins, plenty parking. of space for building Such a facility would fit in well with the public use of the land and cultural aspect already located in the area- South FloMuseum and Bishop Planfa-letarium, Bradenton Auditorium Hawes Seeking Judicial Post Tampa attorney Mark has announced his candidacy for judge of the Second District Court of Appeal.

Hawes, a Republican, is running to succeed retiring Appellate Court Judge William Pierce in Group which takes in Manatee, Sarasota and 16 other counties. Hawes, 47, is a native Tallahassee. He received his law degree from University of Florida. Hawes was Marine Corps paratrooper World War II. His professional experience includes a stint as assistant state attorney general, chief counsel for the Florida lative Investigations Committee, counsel for the House Committee on General Legislation and assistant state attorney in Hillsborough County.

Hawes has been an active trial and appellate attorney for 21 years. Commenting on his candidacy, Hawes said: "As a defense lawyer, I have learned to respect the fundamental rights of every person." As prosecutor, he added, "I have learned we must have a. law and order for the very In rier. Toale Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. Murray Davis Mr.

Murray Davis, 64, of 38 Second St. in Southern Pines Trailer Park died at his home today. He was born in Bad Mich. and wintered in this area for five years from Flushing, Mich. Mr.

Davis draftsman for the Buick Automobile Company and attended Christ United Methodist Church. Friends may visit at Toale Brothers Bradenton Chapel South 2-4 p.m. Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Amy Davis of Bradenton; a step-son, James Swick of Flushing, a sister, Mrs.

Harvey Diamond of Anna Maria and two grandchildren. Mr. Davis will be transferred to Flushing, Mich. for services and burial at Flushing Cemetery. Toale Brothers Bradenton Chapel South is in charge of local arrangments.

John Taylor Sr. Mr. John Rutherford Taylor 76, of 2307 Holyoke Ave. in Bayshore Gardens Memorial died Monday at Manatee Hospital. He was born in England and came to Bradenton from New Bedford, Mass.

in 1960. Mr. Taylor was an assistant engineer at the Institute of Living and a Star in the East Masonic Lodge of Bedford, Mass. Friends may visit at Toale Brothers Chapel South 7 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m.

on Wednesday. Masonic servicles Lodge will 31 be and held by A.M. Manatee Survivors include his wife, Eleanor S. Taylor of Bradenton; Manatee County Art League facilities. Funds to construct such a library would come in part from the half-mill tax voted and passed by county residents.

A great need exists at the present time for the new building to use as a central library. In use now is the termite eaten Carnegie Library at 15th Street and Fourth Avenue. The building, built in the early 1900's is rapidly approaching the stage of incapacity termites have rethe supporting beams in some places to mere shells. The book collection housed at the Carnegie facility is also under attack from the hungry insects. Army Approves Longboat Key Pass Dredging preservation of our society.

know from experience that this can be accomplished without trampling on the rights of In seeking the non partisan judicial post, Hawes pledged "to serve with dignity and to promptly administer equal justice for all without fear, prejludice or favoritism for any." 6-Year-Old Listed In Fair Condition A six year old boy is in fair condition at Manatee Memorial Hospital today after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car at 34th Avenue and 19th Street East late Monday afternoon. Hospital spokesmen said Robert Wayne Slack, 3215 19th St. East, received head injuries in ments. the collision. TAMPA BAY DOWNTOWN BRADENTON ANNA MARIA ISLAND 720 MANATEE AVENUE WEST 6000 MARINA DRIVE MANATEE RIVER 301 RIVERVIEW BLYD.

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DRIVE 75TH 9TH LINE 1ST HI9T 684 CORTEZ ROAD IS RANGE HIP ONECO ROAD SAUNDERS ROAD We provide complete, modern facilities designed and built especially for their purpose at two I convenient locations. I BUT NOT GOLD SERVICE MEASURED BY BY Cline THE RULE GOLDEN FUNERAL HOMES, INC. Licensed Funeral Directors O. M. GRIFFITH CECILE.

HENRY DONALD W. MOORE KENNETH L. ROBERSON JOHN A. TAYLOR LARRY L. ANDERS DON ALAN MOORE Water Service Cut-Off Coming Water service for Manatee County Utilities Systems Customers in the Bradenton Mall area will be interrupted for about.

seven hours Wednesday night and early Thursday morn- Affected customers will have until 10 p.m. Wednesday to prepare for the brief drought. Thereafter, service will be out until 5 a.m. Thursday. A utilities department spokesman said the interruption is necessary to permit relocation of a large water main running through the Bradenton Mall property.

effects will be felt by residents of the Star Trailer Park, 41st Avenue between U.S. 41 and 301, and others along Cortez Road from First to 15th Street East. Manatee ee daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Myrle Browning of Bradenton; a son, John R. Taylor Jr.

of Miami; a brother, Herbert Taylor of New Bedford, a sister, Mrs. Rosamond Sykes of Rochester, N. five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be held 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Toale Brothers Bradenton Chapel South.

The Masonic Ledge 31 F. and A.M. will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date. Edward E.

Springer Mr. Edward E. Springer, 74, of Lot 47 in Avon Air Trailer Park died today at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He was born in Pennsylvania and had been visiting this area for five winters from Detroit, Mich. Mr.

Springer was a machine shop foreman and a member of Masonic Lodge F. and A.M. in East St. Louis, Ill. Survivors include his wife, Mrs.

Nettis S. Springer of Bradenton; two sons, William Springer of Detroit, Mich. and Ralph Springer of Milford, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Reardon of Detroit, Mich. and Mrs.

Lucille Watkins of Southfield, two brothers; five sisters; 26 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Funeral services and burial, will be held in Detroit, Funeral Home Shannon is in charge of local arrangements. Mabel Johnson Mrs. Mabel Winifred Johnson, 81, of 307 Bay Blvd. N.

in Anna Maria died Monday at a local nursing home. She was born in Yorkshire, England and came to Anna Maria from Battle Creek, Mich. 20 years ago. Mrs. Johnson was a The dredging of Longboat Key Pass, a project under consideration since 1966, has been approved by the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers, Manatee County Commissioners learned Monday. The $659,000 job, still subject to a state environmental assessment, calls for dredging the channel 10 feet deep and 100 feet wide between Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. A corps evaluation of probable environmental impact indicates damage will be minimal, commissioners said. Federal sources will put up $525,000 of the initial cost, and the West Coast Inland Navigation District has agreed to kick in $50,000. The remaining 000 is to be funded locally.

County commissioners were advised of the corps' approval in a letter from James Garland, chief of the engineering division. Commissioners six years ago requested engineers to study the feasibility of enlarging the pass for commercial and recreational traffic. The approved plan includes a provision to place spoil at suitable locations along Anna Maria and Longboat Key. The project plan calls for annual maintenance expenses totaling $20,000, with $18,500 to be supplied by the federal government. Area wife, a member of the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation and the Episcopal Church of Battle Creek, Mich.

Friends may visit at GriffithCline Island Chapel 10 a.m.9 p.m. today. Survivors include her husband, Arthur Johnson of Anna Maria; a son, James Brewster Johnson of Stamford, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation in Holmes Beach.

Rev. Gerald K. Lowe will officiate. Cremation will follow. Bramon Sibley Mr.

Bramon Seth Sibley, 73, of 1503 11th St. W. in Bradenton died Monday at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He was born in New Braintree, Mass. and came to Bradenton from Stafford Springs, Conn.

nine years ago. Mr. Sibley was a shipping clerk for Dupont Company and a member of the First Baptist Church of Manatee. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the memorial fund at First Baptist Church of Manatee. Survivors include his wife, Mrs.

Blanche B. Sibley of Bradenton; three daughters, Mrs. Phyliss Donlon, Mrs. Shirley Burke and Mrs. Bernice Bardini; a son, John Sibley, all of Stafford Springs, seven grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday at Cline Bradenton Chapel. Ciriffith William J. Brock of the First Baptist Church of Manatee will officiate. Cremation will follow..

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