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News Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1975, Fort Pierce, Florida The News Tribune Wednesday November 26 1975 Page 2 Perry Explains Low Salaries at Florida By MICHAEL GOLDMAN TALLAHASSEE Fla DPI Florida University President Ben Perry says a desire to maintain small classes has forced to pay lower salaries to its professors Some schools have large classes with few professors but it has never been our phy to teach that way Perry told a Board of Regents evaluating committee Tuesday Now we are being penalized for trying lo give students a good education We lack funds lo pay salaries at Ilie levels of other universities The regents are evaluating Perry's as president All state university presidents holding office five years or longer face regent evaluation Perry has served as president of the predominately black university since September 1968 Regent Marshall Harris said has been forced to use funds to hire extra professors for the smaller classes instead spending the revenues on faculty pay increases Harris sharply denied tions by some faculty and administrators of the legislature discriminating against the school of students Although historically there is evidence of funding nation al Florida it is not occurring said Harris 1 would like to clear up his misconception because it was mentioned lo me during my interviews of Florida staff members Florida in recent years has been funded on the same equal distribution level as the other eight state universities Perry told the his achievements as president are keeping good relations with students and faculty creating an atmosphere for student to get quality educations and maintaining good tion with the legislature and other government branches Perry said his weak points include poor bookkeeping and lack of time to conduct range planning Florida has been criticized for its use of federal grants and stale You can't allocate funds and follow a model or pilot program for the said Perry Every school should be able to adapt grants lo its own programs Perry said Auditor General Ernest Ellison has noticed improvements in counting techniques The auditor was here yesterday and while 1 don't think Mr Ellison has given us a clean of health he stated he has found us a lot better off than in 1969 Fleas Bug N Florida JACKSONVILLE Fla UPI Swarms of fleas are attacking North Florida's dogs cats and even some in the worst such outbreak in decades according to Duval County Agricultural Agent Ed Allen Allen said he had visited homes in which the fleas were numerous that within mi- a person's leg would be covered with a solid blanket ol Hie wingless parasitic insects His office is averaging about 15 calls a day from people vanting to know what they can Jo to exterminate the pesky he said Dr Patricia Cowdery of Jacksonville's Bio- Environmental Services ion said We've had a lot of from people wanting Health Department to do something about them Dr C Foster Wright im- mediate past president of the Jacksonville Veterinary cal Society said flea tions have become real bad in the last month Pet shops reportedly were doing a brisk business selling Enjoy an old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings plus wine dessert and Roast Vermont Tom Turkey Glazed Baked I lam Roast Prime Rib of Beef or choose from our regular menu For reservations call The Brass Sandpiper at Sandpiper Bay Port St Lucie Florida 33452 Fresh Snowstorm Texas Oklahoma Rakes Kansas Hits remained Tuesday Many closed today Two persons were killed when By United Press International The second major snowstorm in a week swept across the Kansas plains early today and two trucks and another vehicle pressed into Texas and collided on U.S 154 lahoma closing schools at Haviland Kan ging roads and turning killer The blizzard pushed into the In California brush fires were Texas panhandle on winds of up on the rampage to 70 miles per hour and moved The snowstorm left at least rapidly across the northern half two dead Ten more lives of the stale The snow was not eight in Indiana alone were heavy one to two inches at lost in other storms which the start but the winds were made driving deadly in portions such that visibility deteriorated of the Midwest and New to near zero in some areas TALLAHASSEE Presidential candidate Sen Henry Jackson of Washington tells a fish story during his visit with Florida Gov Reubin Askew as two drink hot orange juice sipper Jackson was describing the making of salmon dinners in his state UPI England through early day Wind-whipped snow blasted western Kansas early today making most major highways hazardous but passable way patrolmen said motorists should drive at a snail's pace through the live to seven inches of snow that covered portions of slate School children were given an extended Thanksgiving holiday break when schools shut down in the face of the storm Jackson Warmed by Florida Welcome Dade Damaged A Kansas Highway Patrol dispatcher said the storm was not as severe as last week's blizzard which piled drifts with winds as high as 60 miles an hour But the National Weather Service forecast heavy snow for the eastern portions of the stale Travelers advisories were issued for the entire state through early today Firefighters battled strong Santa Ana winds in efforts to contain brush fires that have destroyed more than 40 sive homes in the Glendale Calif area The weather forecast called for more hot dry winds from the Mojave Desert gusting up to 60 miles an hour If that a fire commander said my men will be eating their Thanksgiving dinner off paper plates right here Eight persons died in traffic mishaps in Indiana following the season's first measurable snowfall Another major wintry storm New England's first of the season was blamed for at least two traffic deaths before tapering off Tuesday Denver residents complained of icy streets following a snowstorm early Tuesday and received a word of advice from John Granato city director of snow clearing II you can't gel away from the curb you should stay home flea collars dusts and sprays Wright warned that owners themselves are liable to come under attack from the fleas if they get rid of their dogs and cats too abruptly They cause bites and sores and some people have an allergy to Dr Wright said Some people are susceptible to them We've had children who come in to us from the schools with flea said Dr Cowdery There are diseases that fleas can carry but they're a nuisance rather than a health hazard at present Allen blamed the outbreak of fleas which he called a flea on five straight winters in the past five plus an increase in the number of animals and the fleas remarkable ability to reproduce According to Allen one female flea is capable of laying 350 eggs in her lifetime and a buildup of thousands of fleas can occur within a two or three-week period HALLANDALE Fla Basking in the warmth of receptions in Tallahassee and in Tampa Bay area Sen Henry Jackson ried his campaign for the Democratic presidential nation to south Florida today He was scheduled for tions at Hallandale Fort Lauderdale Hollywood and Miami before an evening reunion with his family at the Diplomat Hotel here aides said Thanksgiving day will include a visit at the Miami Beach home of Sen Abraham Ribicoff Reporters said Jackson was given a standing ovation at a reception for Tampa Bay Democratic party leaders day night evai though an estimated 40 per cent are pledged to the campaign of former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carler Jackson was given a cordial reception earlier Tuesday by Florida Gov Reubin Askew Even though Askew emphasized he was holding firm in his resolve neutrality in the presidential sweepstakes the governor took lime to praise Jackson as one of the moving forces in Florida's successful light lo save Big Cypress Swamp His committee support ally was the Askew said Jackson stopped off at the Florida capitol to become the first candidate to enter March presidential ence primary He would have been entered on the ballot anyway along with all others considered serious by the media and the staff of Florida Secretary of State Bruce Smathers In talks with Florida ers and party leaders Jackson hit hard at economic issues and predicting that Alabama Gov George Wallace won't show up as strong in the Florida primary this time Wallace won all but one delegate in the 1972 Florida primary which was a district winner-take-all vote This time a new primary law will give delegates lo dates who carry at least 15 per cent of a district's total vote Jackson said Wallace's will be hurt more by Ronald Reagan's conservative bid against President Ford on Republican side than by any Democrat Jackson said ho would rather run against Ford than Reagan because it's always easier to run against the guy who caused problems Jackson kept telling all listeners that the major issues in Florida are the economy and unemployment And when you're talking about economy you're talking about utilities Ask any housewife what hits her the worst it's the electric he said He pledged an board price freeze if elected president and a massive federal works program to end ployment c The Weather 1 The Dionne quintuplets claimed to be the first quints to survive infancy were so tiny at birth that their mother was able lo slip her wedding ring over hands Corduroy the fabric was originally made of silk and worn by the kings of France hence name corde du Hot OJ TALLAHASSEE Fla UPI Gov Reubin Askew says serving a hot orange juice sipper to visiting presidential candidates gives him something lo talk about and promotes Florida citrus Askew says he can't talk politics because he is staying neutral in the March 9 Democratic presidential ry So he pours each hopeful a cup of hot juice that tastes a little like russian tea with orange juice added The recipe which serves five calls for a six ounce can of frozen orange juice that has been thawed a half cup of sugar spoon of ground cloves one- third teaspoon of ground cinnamon and three teaspoons of instant tea This mixture is poured into five cups of boiling water HOMESTEAD Fla UPI Dade County agricultural say the recent freezing temperatures in the southern parts of the county have damaged isolated pockets of vegetable crops Dr William Stall a member of the county agricultural extension office said Tuesday that scattered frost conditions have damaged some tomato cucumber and squash crops while other plants have damage He said growers in the southern part of the county do not appear to have been caught totally by surprised but added that it was difficult to guard against frost damage when the forecast is in the and it goes down to 34 in some places A cold spell from Nov dropped temperatures into the 40s and as low as the 30s in some parts of the county The tempera lure Tuesday also dropped into the 40s Stall said there has been no need to worry about cold temperatures in November in past Normally we start to worry about the vegetables from the middle of December to the middle of he said if lo II 75 3000 30.24 7177 III Wf AM FOR PERIOD EST Wednesday night will find snow activity in portions of the mid Rockies South Dakota and the mid Mississippi as well as in most of the Lakes area Rain will be indicated from Georgia northward through most of the Atlantic coastal states Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere Minimum temperatures approx max readings in parenthesis Atlanta 32 Boston 33 Chicago 23 Cleveland 29 Dallas 37 Denver 13 Duluth 5 Houston 41 Jacksonville 44 sas City 27 Little Rock 36 Los Angeles 50 Miami 67 Minneapolis New Orleans 42 New York 38 Phoenix 42 San Seattle 35 St Louis 19 35 and Washington 37 52 degrees Gurney Retrial Not Expected To Take as Long as First One By DAVID L ORLANDO Fla The wheels have been set in motion for a of former Sen Edward J but prosecutors say they don't expect the second proceedings to take the five months it took the first U.S District Judge George C Young presiding at a status hearing on the case Tuesday told prosecution and defense lawyers lo be ready to go back to court no later than ruary Prosecutor Patrick Sullivan pleaded for more lime for the government lo prepare its case saying three of the live members of original team had since left Justice Department Dut Young For City Commissioner elect FRISCHKORN DECEMBER 2 1975 Pd PH Adv sel a tentative trial date of Jan 5 nonetheless and said if that date is extended it will certainly not be more than a month Both Gurney and his former aide Joseph Baslien are slated to be in Orlando The two men were acquitted by a Tampa federal court jury earlier this year on various charges stemming from an alleged slush fund but the jury was hung on cy charges against them The judge granted a request from attorney Alan Todd of Orlando to be appointed by the court to represent his client at court's expense after Bastien testified original trial had left him deeply in debl Baslien turned over an affidavit showing he still owed Todd in legal fees from the previous trial and said he planned o sell his only source of income a condominium lo pay olf his debts Todd told court No attorney can afford in my opinion to continue to Gurney 61 became the first senator in 50 years indicted while in office when he was charged with cy in July 1974 He ly withdrew from a re-election race and is currently at his Winter Park home He did not appear in court Tuesday C Harris of ville the former senator's buyer said Gurney also has been plunged into debt by the earlier The amount he now owes us is a staggering Dillmar said If he pays us in rest of his life he'll be doing well Sullivan told the court This is a case of great complexity of great size It originally took two years to investigate and five months to try Asked by the judge haw long the new trial was expected to By United Press International Today is Wednesday Nov 26 the day of 1975 with 35 lo follow The moon is in its last quarter The morning stars are cury Venus Mars and Saturn The evening star is Jupiter Those born on this date are un- der the sign of Sagittarius John Harvard founder of vard University was born Nov 26 1607 On this day in In 1789 President George Washington set this day aside as one of national thanksgiving for adoption of the United States Constitution fn 1930 of all office space in New York City's skyscrapers was vacant because of depression In 1940 the German Nazis ed half a million Jews in Warsaw to live in a ghetto surrounded by an concrete wall In 1968 President Ford proposed that federal spending be reduced by billion dollars A thought for the American humorist Will Rogers said Everything is funny as long as it is happening to High Low SOUTH BRIDGE TIDES Today p.m p.m Tomorrow p.m p.m High Low Jetty Tides Two Hours Earlier LOCAL DATA YESTERDAY High Low Rainfall Nov To Date Barometer Sunset Today Sunrise Tomorrow Zones Forecast MIAMI UPI Florida zone Thursday Highs in the upper 60s Low tonight in the mid to Zones 1 and 2 Rain ending upper 40s Winds southerly tonight Clearing windy and tonight Rain probability 30 per cool Thursday Winds shifting cent tonight and Thursday to northwest 8 to 14 Zone 17 Partly cloudy tonight Lows tonight low 40s Thursday A slight chance of Highs Thursday mid 50s showers Thursday Warmer Probability of rain 80 per cent with highs in the mid to upper 70s Thursday Lows tonight in Zones 3 and 4 Rain ending the 60s Winds southerly tonight Gearing windy and day Rain probability 20 per cool Thursday Winds shilling to northwest 8 to 14 tonight Lows tonight mid 40s Highs Thursday mid 50s cent Thursday Zones 18 19 and 21 Mostly sunny through Thursday Warmer with highs in the mid last prosecutor said We somebody else put it al the outside something like three months It 1985 median family in- months it look in rise to in terms of 1971 purchasing power if the present rate of 3 per cent annual in- crease continues according to said they had rial The lawyer would he willing lo said he continue being held in Orlando the chief judge for the middle probability of rain 80 per cent to upper 70s Lows tonight in c lt mid lo UPP 80S Wilds 5 6 and 7 -A chance decreasing some tonight A Thursday in miri highs in the low 60s Winds lo upper 70s Thursday Low becoming southeast lo south 15 tonight in miles per hour this afternoon southeast to A British thermal Mostly and the judge agreed case about 252 gram calories chance of rain late tonight or
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