The Bradenton Herald from Bradenton, Florida on December 2, 1987 · 16
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B’2 Hie Bradenton Herald Wednesday December 2 1987 Myakka killing has deputies stymied PYI Planners to meet to finalize watershed protection plan The Manatee County Planning Commiiaion will meet at 9 am today in the Manatee Civic Center to put the finishing touches on -a compromise water protection plan for the Braden River watershed Bradenton’s source of drinking water The location of the meeting was listed in Tuesday’s Bradenton Herald was incorrect In a separate meeting at 6 pm in Kendrick Auditorium at the county fairgrounds in Palmetto the Planning Commission will review a proposal to reduce restrictions on cutting down citrus trees EX-POWs TO HOLD DINNER-MEETING TONIGHT The first meeting of the Manatee County Chapter of American Ex-Prisoners of War will meet at 5:30 pm today at Days Inn ' Dinner costs $850 Meeting will follow the dinner AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO MEET THURSDAY The SarasotaManatee Airport Authority will have a special meeting 10 an Thursday in die Jeanne McElmurray Auditorium at the airport The public is invited to attend y RESEARCHERS TRYING TO CATCH SOME MULLET Florida Department of Natural Resources researchers are conducting a tagging study of black mullet in the Manatee River The project involves the use of a large gill net just east of the ! Green Bridge Netting east of the Green Bridge in the Manatee River fa normally forbidden but the researchers have a temporary permit during the current mullet spawning season Marriage licenses These couples applied for marriage liceases Wednesday Nov 15 at the Manatee Couaty Courthouse: William Clayton Lints 30 and Susan Fay Fulkanon 29 Walter Howard Sugga 30 and Judith Borland Hobartaoa 83 — Vayne Hatter 45 and Tammy Lee Bolling 28 Michael Maaon Miller 22 and Mshasa Ann Reinbolt 19 Nigel John Shaw 28 and April Louiae Ardia 22 Civil suits The following eivll lawsuita were filed Nor 25 ia Circuit Court ia Manatoc County: Dennis Rogers Cliffs vs Walter J Shaeklett (real property) First Florida Bank va Rudolph Raichart (reel property) Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company as Richard L and Linda L Erickson (ml proporty) Timberlake VilUe Aaaociation Incorporated vs David Millar and Rick Coffey Bay Area Glam and Door Service Incorporated vs W XL Mills Incorporated United States Fidelity and Guaranty Paul B Tindall ve Gerfaera Growers Incorporated (real property) Barbara J Campbell vs Billy Ray Campbell MARTY ROSEN Herald Staff Writer Composite sketches were released Tuesday of two suspects in the August shooting death of a 28-year-old Myakka City tomato-farm manager Manatee County Sheriffs Capt Gary Wells said investigators have hit a dead end in their search for Todd McAfee’s killers He said sketches of two suspects seen in Myakka City the day of the Aug 17 murder are being released because the last lead in the case recently was exhausted Wells said three people who fit the description of the suspected killers were traced to Michigan They did not kill McAffe he said Hie trio were seen in Myakka City the day McAfee’s body was found in a tomato field about two miles from his mobile home They tinted bubble windows on each were driving a burnt orange older side model van in poor condition with Investigators believe McAffe a ladder on the rear and dark- walked in on at least me of the trio as his mobile home was being ransacked Guns from his collection One of the suspects fa a white male in his early to mid -30s 5 feet 8 inches tall heavy build medium complexion with sandy brown hair and a goatee He wore his hair in distinctive finger curls from the middle of his forehead to the rear crown Also being sought fa a white woman in her mid-20s 5 feet 6 inches tall extremely thin and pale with shoulder length light brown hair No composite sketch fa available for a third suspect a thin white man about 6 feet 2 inches tall with shoulder length brown hair Anyone with information about the trio should call Detective Ned Foy at 747-3011 ext 2234 Two-for-one ‘Santa dollars’ need a surprise philanthropic hit STACEY FRANK “I think the Lord wants me to do it” she said “I feel I am giving forth a message with my nging as well as helping to collect money for someone else” Herald Staff Writer When does it cost two bucks to buy a dollar bill? When the bill pictures Santa Claus instead of George Washington of course All four Publix supermarkets in Manatee County are selling the holiday novelty to raise money for the Children’s Home Inc a nonprofit center for abused and negelected children in Tampa "I’m really amazed at how fast they are selling” said Jim Crawford Publix manager at 3909 Manatee Ave W “We have people coming in and buying 10 and 20 at a time” Crawford said more than $250 Santa dollars have been sold at his store since the promotion started Friday He expects sales to remain strong through Christmas when the campaign ends "People say they are putting them in stockings and giving them to their grandchildren” Crawford said Publix stores in Southwest Central and North Florida are participating in the cam- “I’m really amazed at how fast they are selling We have people coming in and buying 10 and 20 at a time" Jim Crawford Pubfix manager paign Proceeds from North Florida Santa dollar sales will benefit the Florida Sheriffs Youth Randies said Clayton Hollis Publix spokesman in Lakeland Each Santa dollar comes with a gift card To spend the special bill simply peel off the Santa sticker "It’s real money” Crawford said "They’re spendable” Publix tested the popularity of Santa dollars last year at stores in St Petersburg Hollis said $26000 was raised for the Children’s Home last year He could not estimate this year’s total from 206 stores in the campaign "It’s too early to tell” he said "But with so many more stores participating we’re expecting a much better contribution” Information from The Aaaoclated Press supplemented this report Reichhardt 2415 Vermont Ave does not monitor her daily take and only has a rough guess on how well she is doing One day last Ka friend walked by and pointed to a $100 a her kettle "I said ‘I wish’” Reichhardt said "But I looked over and there it was I was so thrilled” The Salvation Army recorded another hefty donation last week when two $100 bills found their way into local kettles Christmas kettle manager David Riddemoff said Riddemoff has spent 62 years in the Salvation Army and watched it change from an inde-' pendent self-sufficient entity to an organisation linked to national service organizations like the Rotary and Kiwanfa dubs That cooperation has allowed the Salvation Army to grow and expand its array of charitable services “When a family has been burned out of their home it is a biasing to see the look on their faces when we give them food clothes and a place to stay” Riddemoff said Deaths CHAMBER From B-1 Charles E Ambrose Charles E Ambrose 86 of 615 30th Ave W died Dec 1 in Manatee Memorial Hospital Memorial services will be announced at a later date Direct Mortuary Services fa in charge of arrangements Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association 6028 26th St W Bradenton Fla 34207 - Bom in Urbana Ohio Mr Ambrose came to Bradenton from Tampa in 1986 He was retired from Brown & Bigelow Card Company in Ohio He was an Honorary Kentucky Colonel a member of Masonic Lodge Scottish Rite and Egypt Temple of Tampa He is survived by a stepson Fred Wolf of Terrs Ceia Katharina Berger Katharina Berger 77 of Bays hors Gardens died Dec 1 in HCALW Blake HospitaL There will be no visitation or services Brown Funeral Home fa in charge of arrangements Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army 1204 14th St W Bradenton Fla 34205 Bom in Mannheim Germany Mrs Berger came to Bradenton from Sharon Conn in 1975 She was a homemaker She fa survived by her husband Alois and a sister Luise Spiess of Bradenton Charles M Dickerson Charles M Dickerson 79 of Palm Lake Estates died Nov 29 in Manatee Memorial Hospital Memorial services will be at a later date in Indiana Toale Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements Born in Henry County Ind Mr Dickerson came to Bradenton from there three years ago He was coach and then was school administrator for 41 years in Wayne Countv Ind and a member of New Lisbon Christian Church New Lisbon Ind He was a past Master of Milton Masonic Lodge Milton Ind a member at Scottish Rite Valley at Fort Wayne Ind a member of New Lisbon Lions Club earned a master’s degree in education from Ball State University and was a member of Indiana State Teachers Association He fa survived by hia wife Isabelle of Bradenton a daughter Ruth Joyce Boyd of Akron Ohio a son Richard Lee of Champaign 111 two sisters Katherine Vanlandingham of New Castle Ind and Maryan Bonham of Cam arilla Springs grandchildren Calif and four Charles D Kant Charles D Kent 77 of Whitfield Estates died Dec 1 in Manatee Memorial Hospital Services will be at 11 am Friday at Toale Brothers Funeral Home 912 53rd Ave W with the Rev Stephen A Eatok assistant pastor Trinity United Methodist Church of Sarasota officiating Burial will be in Manasota Memorial Park Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Support Group Box 874 Bradenton Fla 84206 Born in Fat Wayne Ind Mr Kent came to Bradenton from Lebanon Ind in 1951 He was owner of Bavshore Hardware Bradenton and manager of Aquatic Concrete Bradenton He was a member of New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church a veteran of World War IL and a member of East Bradenton Kiwanfa and Elks Lodge He fa survived by his wife Caroline K of Sarasota a daughter Caroleeta Morrow of Roswell Ga and two grandchildren Marymae ‘Cruea’ Knadlar Marymae "Cruea” Knedler 84 of 1516 Seventh Ave W died Dec 1 in Manatee Memorial HospitaL Services will be held Monday in Greenfield Ohio with burial in White Oak Cemetery Shannon Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements Born in Redkey Ind Mrs Knedler came to Bradenton as a winter resident from Washington Court House Ohio in 1964 She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Methodist Church in Washington Court House She fa survived by her husband I reel two sons Harold Cruea of Lake Placid and Ircel Jr of Washington Court House two daughters Barbara Brakefield of Good Hope Ohio and Janet Stacy of Galena Ohio a niece Jean Cruea of New York City and 18 grandchildren Charles Christian Ream Charles Christian Ream 82 of 708 67th Ave W died Dec 1 in Manatee Memorial HospitaL There will be no visitation or services Direct Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements Born in Saugatuck Township Mich Mr Ream came to Bradenton from Chicago in 1945 Hewasa retired mechanic and a Catholic He is survived by his wife Be atrice a son Bryant C of Richardson Texas a half-brother Ace Simmons of Bradenton and two grandchildren Howard Edwin Rica Howard Edwin Rice 79 of Hawaiian Village died Nov 28 in HCALW Blake HospitaL Memorial services will be at 11 am Thursday at Christ United Methodist Church 5512 26th St W National Cremation Society Sarasota chapter fa in charge of arrangement! Donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church 5512 26th St W Bradenton Fla 34205 or American Heart Association 6028 26th St W Bradenton Fla 34207 Born in Owosao Mich Mr Rice came to Bradenton from Kalamazoo Mich nine years ago He was a pharmacist for 50 years before retiring He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church a life member of the Anchor Masonic Lodge 87 in Michigan was affiliated with the Bradenton Masonic Lodge and the Eastern Star Chapter in Bradenton and was a member of the Hawaiian Square Club in Bradenton He is survived by his wife Enone a daughter Nancy L Fifield of Chicago four brothers Percy of Sun City Aria George of Detroit Neil of Flint Mira and Glenn of Indianapolis and a sister Emolyn Hemmingway of Flint Eleanor Reid ‘Brownie Wheeler Eleanor Reid "Brownie” Wheeler 85 of El Rancho Village died July 5 at home Memorial services will be held at 2 pm Sunday at El Rancho Village 508 44th Ave E Willie Wilkins Willie Wilkins 57 of Bronx NY died Nov 27 in Harlem Hospital New York Visitation will be 6-8 pm Wednesday at Westside Funeral Home 704 Uth St W Palmetto Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery Bradenton Born in Madison Mr Wilkins came to Bradenton many years ago He moved to Bronx 41 years ago He was a Baptist He fa survived by bis wife Inez of Bronx six sons and a daughter all of Bronx a brother Tebo of eastern Pennsylvania two sisters Luella Davis of Detroit and Dorothy Middleton of Bradenton and five grandchildren another Chamber PAC during the 1-cent sales tax referendum four weeks ago The proposed tax was defeated by nearly a two-thirds margin "I think the biggest difference between the Chamber and the Federation fa that the chamber fa controlled by the big developers” he said "They want things to happen that would benefit the developers "We’re looking for candidates that wont perpetuate the outrages of the present commission — candidates who are more accountable to the taxpayer than to the small pressure groups” Purzycki said Miller who fa a developer said the two groups differ on some growth issues but their philosophies are not completely at odds "We want to develop an efficient form of government” Miller said "One that would run a government more like a business That’s where the Federa tion and the Chamber would have the same interest” Chamber President Bob Barts said the chamber has not discussed whether it will support incumbent commissioners who are up for re-election Commissioners who must run to retain their seats next fell are Ed Chance Wes Fletcher and Jim McGrath Qualifying period to run for office fa not until July and the first primary fa in September Chance and Fletcher said a Chamber PAC was a good idea because it would increase political awareness in the community But Fletcher who has indicated he does not plan to run for re-election said a campaign whety various PACs are pitted against each other could confuse issues for the voters "If all of the sudden the entire political landscape fa crowded with political action groups then (people) can become inundated with a ton of candidates and conflicting statements” Fletcher said "Then it’s up to the voters to sort it out and make a good decision” House OKs De Soto trail study GREGORY SPEARS Herald Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to oder the Interior Department to study and identity the path Hernando de Soto and his band of 600 explorers followed when they marched across the present-day Southeastern United States more than four centuries ago The bill goes next to the president who is expected to sign it into law Interior Department officials say the study will cost more than $100000 and take a year to complete It will pave the way for designating De Soto's route a National Historic Trail in time for the 450th anniversary of his landing along the shore of Tampa Bay in 1539 The trail is expected to begin in Bradenton at the site of the De Soto National Memorial The 30-acre park and interpretative center commemorates De Soto’s difficult journey which was the first extensive exploration of the interior of the Southeast by Europeans The trail is also certain to cross Tallahassee where De Soto's winter camp of 1539-40 was discovered fay state archaeologists this spring Designation as a National Historic Trail would ensure that those parts of De Soto's route that cross federal lands would be marked and maintained said George Kyle a spokesman for the National Park Service But no land could be purchased to link the trail segments on federal land without specific approval from Congress he said RUTH WHEELER You Are Now Half A Century Oldl HAPPY BIRTHDAY Vicki Sheri Debbie & James Lose weight in ’88 with our 8 weeks for 'gfl r Temptation It comes with the holidays And in many cases it lingers on in the form of unwanted pounds in the months to follow Well you're in luck Because with Physicians WEIGHT LOSS Cen-ters you can enroll now and diet after the holidays with our 8 Weeks for $8800 Holiday Weight Loss Special So don't let tetpptatkm put a damper on your holiday Call Physicians WEIGHT LOSS Centers for your appointment today After all our 8 Weeks for $8800 I loliday Weight Loss Special is a gift worth' giving to yourself Physicians H WEIGHT LOSS ?' 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