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Naples Daily News (Newspaper) - May 6, 1975, Naples, Florida Keep USA Serving Naples Marco Everglades Golden Gate Springs Year No 244 Four Sections 40 Pages NAPLES FLORIDA TUESDAY AFTERNOON MAY 6 1975 UPI Wire Service Naples Eagles Open Spring Grid Workouts Page 1C ISc Daily Sunday Bogus Is Confiscated In County CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO Raymond Conboy and his wife Betty of Outer Drive love birds In fact they always put out plenty ol seeds to keep their friends well fed But all those big meals began making it pretty rough on the mailbox which had turned Into a bird comfort station This kind of situation couldn't have made the local postman very happy cither So to keep the birds from delivering their daily Con- boy wrapped it with wire making a safe landing precarious even for the foxiest of birds Apparently the idea is working The birds Photo by Rile Congress Action Sought For Toll Road Support By STEVE ALLDREDGE County Reporter Twelve Southwest Florida legislators agreed Monday to ask the federal government for permission to include a toll road as part of the federal in- system Rep Mary Ellen Hawkins said today In their Monday afternoon meeting the area legislators agreed to ask the Legislature to send a resolution to the U.S Congress asking it to amend the federal Interstate ways Act to include a toll facility in the federal system Under the current federal legislation only state money can be used to finance toll road construction and federal ey cannot be used to build toll highways Rep Hawkins asked for a toll road last month when ment of Transportation DOT officials announced that construction had been given a low priority and that tion probably would not begin until the late 1990s She said then that the region could not wait that long and renewed ther proposal for a link from Naples to Tampa THE LEGISLATORS also agreed Monday to support DOT secretary Thomas Webb alternative proposal for a bond program financed by an tional one cent gasoline tax to finance construction of the roadway Webb said the bond issue is predicated on the fact that the DOT will be allowed to defer i repayment of a loan to the general revenue fund after completion of the Florida interstate program Last year the loan included million earmarked for that was used for other projects Rep Hawkins said The bond issue would be for million with a 20 year term at 6 per cent interest Webb said SINCE future federal inter- state funds are not expected to cover the entire issue a one- cent gas tax would have to be levied This tax would require a state constitutional ment and voter approval by a statewide referendum We have decided to go along with the gas tax even though it requires a Rep Hawkins said this Whether we can get all the rest of the Continued on Page MARY ELLEN HAWKINS amendment sought 4 Arrested Explosives Involved A total of in and bills was confiscated and four men ar- rested in raids late Monday night and early this morning by Collier County sheriff's deputies and U.S Treasury Department agents The raids were the tion of a three-month that turned up illegal sales of explosives Randall Evan Moore 27 of 1124 Frank Whileman Blvd Naples Michael of 5074 Place SW Golden Gate and Terry Gene Stoner 20 of 846 Ave N are charged with manufacturing possessing and selling currency Indingaro and Stoner also are charged with possession and delivery of explosives Donald Deering 48 of 182 Ridge Drive Pine Ridge is charged with conspiracy to deliver explosives Sheriff Doug Hendry said his investigators purchased two- pounds of explosives April 24 from two individuals the deputies identified as In- dingaro and Stoner On April 30 his agents again purchased some explosives this time 36 pound as well as about 90 blasting caps and two trap devices Last night deputies assisted by agents from the Treasury Department's Alcohol baco and Firearms Division moved in to make the arrests It was then that the bogus money blank paper and ing plates were confiscated Sheriff's spokesman Capt Ray Barnett said Barnett said that Moore Stoner and Indingaro were ar- rested at their homes garo was apprehended in his car while driving on the North Trail last night All four are being held in the Collier County Jail Confiscated bogus bills paper plates Ford Is Studying Campaign Strategy WASHINGTON UPI President Ford is studying a strategy plan for the 1976 presidential election campaign according to his aides The plan was mapped out by Ford's top political advisers and submitted to him in recent days By the President is required to set up his own campaign committee until he wins the GOP presidential nomination Afterwards he will make his bid for a full term in the presidency with the tional machinery of the lican National Committee Presidential spokesman Ron Nessen has repeatedly said Ford has every intention of running for President aides have urged Ford to get started laying his plans particularly in view of the cross-country by former California Gov Ford scheduled a ally televised news ence his first since the surrender of South Vietnam to the Viet Cong for p.m EOT Ronald Reagan leader of the conservative wing and a possible Ford challenger Nessen said last week Ford announce his campaign committee arrangements and manager soon Ford is determined to avoid the pitfalls of Richard Nixon's re-election committee which became involved in the gate scandal He is expected to keep close tabs on any new political committee set in his Ford's schedule today began with breakfast with Republican congressional leaders His proposed million in ance to Vietnamese refugees was high on the agenda Ford scheduled a nationally televised news conference first since the surrender of South Vietnam to the Viet Cong p.m EOT Ford is in the process of evaluating the posture of the United States in the Pacific in the light of events in Vietnam Nessen said an tion review of Middle East policy will be completed by the end of May Ford plans meetings with Egyptian dent Anwar Sadat in Salzburg Austria on June and with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin June in ton McGovern Visits Cuba Hits Boycott McGovern greeted by Cuban official HAVANA UPI Sen George McGovern toured na today dining on black beans and rice at an intellectual hangout and calling for an end to the U.S trade boycott against Cuba The South Dakota Democrat arrived in Havana Monday evening on a three-day finding visit and drove right from the airport to a lecture on farm reform I have no powers to lift the embargo but open trade is in the interest of both McGovern said on arrival at Havana's Jose Marti Airport Later in the evening he dined with a group of Cuban intellectuals at La del Medio -a quaint restaurant in the old section of Havana Poet Nicolas Guillen who chatted with McGovern over a typical Cuban meal of black beans rice fried bananas and pork said he liked the senator's poetic sense of life McGovern set out today to visit a mental hospital a school a museum and a nightclub in Havana But he has yet to announce a meeting with Cuban Premier Fidel Castro Jesus Montane a member of Cuban nist party's ruling Central Committee and a guerrilla comrade of Castro during the greeted the senator at the airport with a warm Continued on Page Joszef Mindszenty Dies Fought Hungary Regime CARDINAL MINDSZENTY dies at age 83 VIENNA UPI Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty died today in a Vienna hospital the Roman Catholic Church an- He was 83 won worldwide fame when he was given asylum in the U.S Legation in Budapest during the 1956 Hungarian revolution Mindszenty had been to life imprisonment by the Communist regime in Hungary in 1949 but was released in 1956 and granted asylum in the Legation where he remained until 1971 A spokesman at the palace ot Vienna's Franz Koenig said Mindszenty died at p.m EOT The spokesman said the former primate of Hungary underwent prostate surgery at a Vienna hospital this morning and died four hours later from heart failure The ailing cardinal was released by ties after extensive negotiations and ended his 15 years of asylum by visiting Vatican City for talks with the pope In October 1971 came to Vienna for a new life of exile despite misgivings by both Austrian church and state officials He settled into the a Roman Catholic Church home The four-story home built at the turn of the century is a plain gray stone structure situated ironically next door to the U.S Embassy on in Vienna's quiet Ninth District During his 15 years in the U.S Legation he remained under the life sentence for treason a verdict passed by the regime he haled and ought Under the amnesty which permitted him to leave Hungary he promised never to return to Hungary That promise he said was heaviest cross of my life H Gas Car Mileage Taxes Clear Committee Bridge 2D Classified Comics 2D BC Editorial Regional News 1B Spoilt Section C Stocks Television fides Solar Lunar 1C Weather 2A Women's News Capri Pass Chart WASHINGTON Al Ullman looked over the energy lax -a gasoline tax an auto fuel efficiency tax a now way lo control imports and said the big things ore behind us Too far behind some bers of Ullman's Ways and Means Committee felt They considered the tax too watered down for its original purpose amount of gasoline and other fuels The committee has approved in form the biggest issues It hopes to finish in the next day or two with remaining issues quotas on imports a surtax on industrial use of fuels a windfall profits lax on oil companies and credits for solar energy use The committee got over one big hurdle Monday It proved 21 to 13 a proposal by Rep Joe Waggonner Jr to tax cars based on how many miles they gel to he gallon of gasoline The tax would fall on manufacturers whose cally produced of autos do not average 18 miles In the gallon or belter in 1978 models 19 or better in 1979 models and 20 or better in 1980 models If fleet met those standards the individual cars would all escape the fleet falls below the standard then those individual models hat do not measure up would be taxed The amount of the lax would be 2 per cent of the wholesale price in 1978 for cars getting 17 to 18 miles a gallon 3 per cent for those getting 16 to per cent for 15 to 16 and 5 per cent for less than 15 miles lo the gallon The standard would rise by one mile per gallon in 1979 and another mile per gallon in 1980 Waggonner said ards are aboul what auto industry has already told President and the nation it can meet It is indeed Rep Otis G Pike told UPI A powderpuff The standards arc set so low there really any inhibition an automaker Waggonner agreed the ards had been set al a minimum called il a nudge the industry to meet
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