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   News Tribune, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1975, Fort Pierce, Florida                               The News Tribune, Monday, April 28, 1975 Page 2 i i i w vi it; TTiunwa Jf My I II 1.01 r aye t Community College 'Ain't There' C The weather J By SAM MILLER TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (UPI) The state's 28 community colleges are pleading with Florida residents as well as the state legislature in an effort to get more money, but the educa- tion subcommittee of the Senate Ways and Means Committee sees little chance in heeding the pleas, noting the money "just ain't there." The Florida Association of Community Colleges has purchased advertising in the state's major newspapers, noting as many as students will be denied admission next year unless the schools get more than Gov. Reubin Askew has allocated in his proposed state budget. About half of the 28 communi- ty college presidents warned the education subcommittee Friday about what would happen if AsVew's proposal million for the colleges was adopted. The stale Education Department is seeking million. Herbert "Swede" Phillips, the colorful president of Lake City Community College, said the cut would do more than cause the turning away of students, "Our college nurse will go. Our director of student activities will go. We've abandoned in- dividualized instruction and eliminated foreign Phillips said. "The grass at Lake City Com- munity College is going to be up to your waist this summer. We've cut out one librarian and we're going to buy no new library books next year if we get this kind of Phillips said. The pleas from Phillips and others drew little sympathy from members of the subcommittee. "You should pray that state revenues next fiscal year don't get worse than they are supposed to said Sen. Phil Lewis, D- West Palm Beach. "We're going to do everything we can to help you, but I gotta tell you, it may not be what you want. We're Jusl going to have to do the best we can. "This is going to be the greatest session for prioritizing (setting priorities forspending of state money) in many years. The dough just ain't Lewis said A House appropriations sub- committee tentatively added million to Askew's recommenda- tion for the community colleges, but that's far from certain now that Appropriations Chairman Ed Fortune, D-Pace, has ordered all subcommittees to come up with million to fund pay raises for state employes. Lieutenant Governor Jim Williams argued recently FEA Tax Plan Given Little Chance TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (UPI) Top House leaders say a move by the Florida Education Associa- tion lo increase the state sales tax from four to five cents per dollar for public school and university budgets stands lit lie chance of being approved. FEA president Richard Balchelder is scheduled to hold a news conference today to an- nounce specifics of the tax recommendation, which he said would be only good for one year. The FEA claims schools will be forced to cut teachers and reduce the quality of education unless it receives more money from the state than last year. Gov. Reubin Askew has in- structed legislators not to go over 1974-75 spending levels for schools while preparing the up- coming budget. The House predicts neither Askew nor lawmakers will en- dorse the FEA proposal. "I see little chance of legislators approving the in- House Speaker Don Tucker said. "This is one of those situations we'll have to make do with what we have. "I'd be against a sales tax in- Tucker added. "And it might be too early to ask for an increase. From the indications I've seen and heard from the ex- perts, it looks like the economy is headed for an upswing so an in- crease wouldn't be necessary." Askew's budget proposal for the community colleges represents about per student, the same as now, and a continuation of present funding is all public schools and universities can ex- pect for the time being. Division of Community Colleges Director Lee Henderson does not agree with Williams' contention. Henderson told the education subcommittee Williams did not include in his estimates that the colleges used million in carry- over money from the previous year and million in interest from investments to reach the current level of per student. He said this million will not be available next year. Henderson and Education Commissioner Ralph Turlington also argue that Askew's recommendation is based on a total enrollment of students next year, below the estimated current enroll- ment. NAttOKM WIA1BII IHVICf KXKAJ1 H 7AM 1ST 1-H -7J 30.24 J9.77 There ore 5 bonks in Fort Pierce. Only two ore open 24 hours a day. They're both Sim Banks. So if your bank isn't open when you need it. Anytime von need it Switch.Tb a Sun Bank. With Sun Banks All-in-One Account, you can bank anytime, 24 hours a day. You can get cash, make deposits, payments or transfers. Even borrow money. Anytime. 24 hours a day. You need a 24 hour bank? Switch to a Sun Bank. Just fill out the coupon Yes. I want a 24 hour bank. Please send me an application for an Preferred SEND TO YOUR NEARESTSUN BANK LISTED BELOW. PHONE NUMBER SunBanks.Open24hoursadoy. of St. Locie County Sun Bank of Ft. Pierce MmtasFUC FOR PERIOD Ending 7 a.m. EOT Tuesday. During Mon- day night, rain or showers will be found across the upper Plains and upper Mississippi valley as well as from the Gulf coast Into parts of the mid Atlantic states. Elsewhere, generally fair weather should prevail. Minimum temperatures include: (approx. max. readings In parenthesis) Atlanta 58 Boston 35 Chicago 44 Dallas 53 Denver 31 Duluth30 Houston 61 Jacksonville 67 Kansas City 48 Los Angeles 53 Miami 73 New Orleans 65 New York 45 Phoenix 55 San Francisco 46 Seattle41 St. Louis 49 Washington 50 HCKICkV'.UL SOUTH BRIDGE TIDES Today a.m. p.m a.m. p.m Tomorrow a.m. a.m. p.m (Jetty Tides Two Hours Earlier) LOCAL DATA YESTERDAY High Low Rainfall April to Date Baromeler Sunset Today Sunrise Tomorrow a.m. Zones Forecast Zones 1 and J-Partly cloudy through Tuesday. Chance of thundershowers Tuesday. South to southwest winds less than 8 mph tonight. Low tonight in the low 60s. High Tuesday mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 per cent Tues- day. Zones 2 and 4-Partly couldy through Tuesday. Chance of thundershowers Tuesday. South to southwest winds 8 to 18 miles per hour tonight. High Tuesday mid 80s. Low tonight mid 60s. Zones 5-6-7-9-Partly couldysnd continued quite warm through Tuesday. Chance of a few after- noon thundershowers. Highs from the low 80s along the coast to near 90 inland. Low tonight in the low to mid 60s. South to southeast winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Zones 8-12-Partly couldy and continued warm through Tues- day. Chance of a few afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and low tonight in the 60s. Southerly winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Zones 10-ll-13-14-15-16-Partly cjoudy and continued warm through Tuesday. Highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Low tonight REAL ESTATE CARL FORD Aisoc. Realtor A real estate broker must be well informed as to the availability of mortgage money in a community. He makes it Ms business to know how, where, and how much mortgage money can be obtained on various pieces of property. When you hire a real estate agent he is working for you, and will attempt to help you secure the best availaW.- financing to purchase property. In other words, he is "on your and will make every possible effort lo aid you in handling a transac- tion to your best advantage. You can depend on us to provide you with the best infor- mation and advice we have available. When buying, or sell- ing, see us first OFFICE 465-0081 I IRENE H. 630S South U.S. I 4650061 MLS En. 4W-98M in the 60s. Variable winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Zones 17-18-19-21-Partly couldy and continued warn through Tuesday. Highs in the mid 80s to low 90s. Low tonight In the 70s along the beach and upper 60s in- land. Variable mostly southeast winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Zone 20-Continued partly couldy through Tuesday with a slight chance of a few afternoon thundershowers. Highs in the mid to upper 80s and low tonight in the low 70s along the beaches to upper 60s Inland. Southeast winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Zone 22-Partly couldy through Tuesday. Highs In the mid 80s and low mostly In the low 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Zone 23-Generally fair through Tuesday with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. Almanac) By United Press International Today is Monday, April 28, the 118th day of 1975 with 247 to follow. The moon Is approaching its last quarter. The morning stars are Mars and Jupiter. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus and Saturn. Those born on this date are un- der the sign of Taurus. James Monroe, fifth president of the United States, was born April This Is entertainer Ann-Margret's 34lh birthday. On this day in history: In 1788, Maryland was ad- mitted to the Union as the seventh state. In 1945, Fascist leader Benlto Mussolini was executed by Italian patriots. In 1952, the war with Japan was officially ended with signing of a treaty by the United States and 47 other nations. In 1969, French Presldem Charles de Gaulle resigned after being defeated in a referendum. A thought for the day: Presi- dent James Monroe, author of "The Monroe said, "National honor is national property of the highest value." Fatal Experiment In his travels through the Persian Gulf area and Mesopotamia, Alexander the Great heard tales of a kind of "water" that seeped out of the ground and burned. He didn't believe it until he tested it by pouring the strange fluid over a boy, then igniting him with a torch. Petroleum Is now the area's chief product.   

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