Fort Pierce News Tribune, December 8, 1975

Fort Pierce News Tribune

December 08, 1975

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News Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1975, Fort Pierce, Florida The News Tribune, Monday, December 8, 1975 Page 2 Bodies of Night Club Employes Found The Weather FORT LAUDERDALE. Fla il'Pli Authorities combed a remote rural area today for clues to the murders of one man ;tnd three women believed to be night club employes Shoppers' Special ft 4 O 08 f N I I O OS N N I 0 9 N N 8 1 ma. AMERICA'S FMORtTE PIZZA N N Next Smaller She firee EXAMPLE Buy one giant sausage pizza Large sausage pizza tree with coupon -0- TOTALS4.45 (Tax and Drinks Extra) N N PI missing since last week and sought a former night dub employe for questioning in the case. The four, found dead under a tree at the west end ol the village of Sunrise Sunday by two persons riding dune bug- gies through the area, have been tentatively identified as James McCartney, 35, Lauder- dale Lakes, and Gail Rieck- mann. 35, Mary Ann Hastens, 31. and Neata Harvard, 22. all of Fort Lauderdale. McCartney was general manager of Boccacio's, a fashionable night club in suburban Oakland Park., Miss Rieckmann was the club's bookkeeper and the other two women worked as maids. All have been missing since last Tuesday. Cause of death had not been determined pending an autopsy today. Officer Barry Jordan of the Oakland Park police said the viclims were fully clothed but decb'ned to say if there were any markings on the bodies. Jordan said police were seeking George Dino Durkin, 34, a former Boccacio's em- ploye, for questioning in the FREE AFP-35 P.tetaitm I With thiscoupon. buy anyg-ant. largeor medium pizza al regularpriceand receive one pizza of (he nexl s-nalier size wilh equal number of ingredients FREE1 Or.E? coupon per visii. please. NOW THRU SUNDAY a DEC. 14 O I N P Enjoy a Coke with your Pizza Inn Pizza. GRANTS SHOPPING PLAZA SOUTH U.S. 1 FORT PIERCE PHONE 465-2337 I N P5 fio o tO CD I By Irene Reese Realtor Buying your first home and need all the information you can get? How about this fact Savings and Loan Associations and Commercial Banks are the primary source of loans for single unit dwellings. According to the U.S. Depart- ment of Housing and Urban Development, Savings and Loan Associations provided 59.8 per- cent of the financing for single unit homes in 1972. Commercial Banks accounted for another 27.9 percent of the total finan- cing. You need all the information available when purchasing a new home. See us to make that new home purchase beneficial to von and your family. OFFICE 465-0081 IRENE H. 6305 US. I ..4650081 MIS <64.98P6 Elect Your Effective Voice to City Government Elect John R. 'Jack" Long Pull Lever 3A Your Concerned City Commissioner for All of Ft. Pierce Northslde Commissioner: Voted On City Wide Need Your Vote And Free Ride to Polls Call 461-2832 Pd. Pol. Adv. case. According to police, Durkin, who was fired from the club last Nov. 19. is also wanted on a Maryland warrant for armed robbery. Sunrise police and Droward sheriff's deputies planned to comb the wooded area where the four bodies were found Sunday for clues to the murders. Jordan said the viclims were apparently killed "in the location in which they were found." The four Boccacio's employes disappeared from the club shortly after reporting lo work between and 9 a.m. last Tuesday. Between ?6.000 and in cash was subsequent- ly found missing from the club's safe and police theorized the four had been abducted during a robbery attempt. Cars belonging to the manag- er and the bookeeper were found abandoned at the night club parking lol after I lie disappearance. The maids, who were sisters, had been driven to work by the husband of one of them. Other personal effects of the four were found in the club. A witness told police at the lime he had seen .McCartney riding in a car driven by a white man about 30 which drove out of the club parking lol shortly after 9 a.m. Link Sought in Abductions and Robbery Series Uf, FOR PERIOD Ending 7 a.m. EST Tuesday: Monday night will find rain in 1he Pacific Northwest, while snow, rain and sleet will be indicated over most of the Northeast, Illinois and the Ohio valley. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. Minimum readings include: (Approx. max. temperatures in parenthesis) Atlanta 37 Boston 33 Chicago 22 Cleveland 26 Dallas 38 Denver 29 Duluth 17 Houston 40 Jacksonville 48 Kansas City 24 Little Rock 32 Los Angeles 50 Miami 63 Minneapolis 21 New Orleans 42 New York 35 Phoenix 44 San Francisco 41 Seattle 44 St. Louis 26 (32) and Washington 37 (50) degrees. DELAND, Fla. (UPI) Authorities in five Central Florida counties are attempting to determine if there is a link between the weekend slaying of a yound Dcland man and the abduction of his wife, a similar abduction in Winter Haven and a wave of terrorist robberies in the Orlando area. "I'm real disturbed (his wave of terrorism." Volusia County Sheriff Ed Duff said Sunday. "By virtue of the modus operandi of these people, we think there's a damn good possibility at least two of these cases are lied together." In the latest incident Friday night. Henry Kersey. 21, Deland was shot and killed by two masked men whom he sur- prised inside his home. Ker- sey's wife was bound and driven to a St. Johns river bridge, where she was thrown in the water. She was rescued by a Casselberry, Fla., couple who were fishing under the bridge. In a similar incident last Oct. 15. a lone gunman broke into the Winter Haven home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth 0. Stevenson, bound and forced Stevenson into the trunk of the family car and blindfolded Mrs. Stevenson. The couple and their two sons were driven about for a while, then the bandit returned the car and the children lo their home and in another vehicle drove Mrs. Stevenson to the Howard Frankland bridge over Tampa Bay. where he hurled her into the water. She clung to a bridge piling for nine hours before being rescued by fisher- men. Over the past two months there have also been reports of several Orlando-area robberies in which the bandits have terrorized home dwellers, sometimes beating, raping or otherwise torturing them. Duff said sheriffs in Hills- borough. Polk, Orange, Semi- nole and Volusia Counties were studying the possibility of links between the various incidents. He said he was also investigating unsubstantiated rumors that Kersey was in- volved in Ku Klux Klan activity and may have been slain by blacks involved in a vendetta. by United Press International Today is Monday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 1975 with 23 to follow. The moon is approaching its first quarter. The morning stars are Venus, Mars and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury and Jupiter. Those born on this date are un- der the sign of Sagittarius. Eli Whitney. American inven- tor of (he cotton gin, was born Dec. 8, 1765. On this day in history: In 1776, George Washington crossed the Delaware River near Trenton, N.J., and landed on Pennsylvania soil. tn 1886, delegates from 25 un- ions founded the American Federation of Labor in Colum- bus. Ohio. In 1949, the Chinese Nationalist government, defeated by (he Communists, moved its headquarters from the mainland to Formosa (Taiwan) In 1974, Greece voted by a wide majority to become a republic, ending Die monarchy installed 142 years earlier. A thought for the day: Presi- dent Abraham Lincoln, who an- nounced plans for reconstruction of the Civil War-devastated South on this date in 1863, said, "Truth is generally the best vindication against slander." High Low High Low SOUTH BRIDGE TIDES Today a.m. a.m. Tomorrow a.m. a.m. (Jetty Tides Two Hours Earlier) LOCAL DATA YESTERDAY High Low Rainfall Dec. To Date Barometer Sunset Today Sunrise Tomorrow Qs" Zones Forecast MIAMI (UPI) Florida zone forecasts: Zones 1 and 2 Moslly cloudy tonight. Cloudy with a chance of rain Tuesday. Highs Tuesday low 60s. Lows tonight low 50s. Winds northerky under 8 miles per hour. Probability of rain 30 per cent Tuesday. Zones 3 and 4 Mostly cloudy through Tuesday wilh a chance of rain tonight and Tuesday. Higtis Tuesday low 60s. Lows tonight low 50s. Winds northerly under 8 miles per hour. Probabib'ty of rain 30 per cent tonight and 40 per cent Tuesday. Zones 5, 6 and 7 Cloudy and cooler tonight with lows mostly in the upper 40s. Clearing and cool Tuesday with highs in the 60s. Winds variable mostly northerly around 10 mile per hour becoming northeasterly Tuesday. Zones 8 and 9 Considerable cloudiness through Tuesday with a chance of showers. A little cooler with highs in the 60s Tuesday. Lows tonight mostly in the lower 50s. Variable winds 10 miles per lioiw or less becoming northerly tonight and northeasterly Tues- day. Rain probability 30 per cent tonight and 20 per cent Tuesday. Zones 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 Mostly cloudy and a little cooler tonight and Tues- day with a chance of showers. Lows tonight in the lower 50s and highs Tuesday in the lower 70s. Variable winds 10 miles per hour or less becoming northerly Tuesday. Rain proba- bility 30 per cent tonght and Tuesday. Zones 20 and 22 Partly cloudy and mild through Tuesday with a chance of showers. Highs mostly in the upper 70s and lows tonight in (he 60s. Easterly winds 10 to 15 miles per hour decreasing inland at night. Rain probabili- ty 30 per cent tonight and 20 per cent Tuesday. Zone 23 Partly cloudy and mild through Tuesday wilh a chance of showers. Highs mostly in the upper 70s and lows tonight in (he lower 70s. Powell's Hearing Aid Service 30DAY TRIAL C. Williams Jr. Hearing Aid Specialist No Rental Charge. No Dispensing Fee. No Earmold Cost. You may return "Contour" in 30 days lor full refund. 100% Money Back Guarantee ;OME IN OR CALL FOR MORE DETAILS FREE.' Hearing Evolution Test: No Appointment Necessary. m, anrt W 'he Shape ol n VOUr OSS En Ire Ills ,n the natural contours ol above Discovef how n r Our ear-resislable oiler... 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