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News Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Fort Pierce, FloridaThe news Tribune sunday May 12, 1974 Page 2 Senate panel told Bridge funds Short Atlanta up Florida transportation Secretary Walter Revell told a . Senate sub committee Friday the Sunshine state s share of proposed Feder Al funds for Bridge replacement will be far less than adequate to handle necessary overhauling of most of the Florida key s Bridges. And the Florida official criticized tic distribution of the Federal Highway Trust fund say ing Many slates that contribute to it get Back substantially less than they Pul into it. Rovell s testimony before a transportation subcommittee of the Senate Public works committee emphasized Florida needed More Federal funds to undertake the necessary re placement of 37 of the keys 44 Bridges. The Federal Aid Highway pro Gram will provide Only million for Bridge replacement he said. Dridge replacement in the keys alone will cast million. Florida s share of that the Federal funds will be far less than Tevell said. The keys Bridges were built originally 64 years in 1938. Using the original structures As a liar. An oversell Highway. 1. Was Ronal rusted. The the Only land Access from the Florida main land to the keys. Revell said reduced weight limitations recently imposed Over the Bridges Are designed Taii a sunday Zales Only time Saver for every homemakers budget West Bend automatic Percolator Choice of colors. Fields plea 2h2u.s. I 4s5-7b85 it. Pierce mom. Fri. 10-9 sat. Sun. Special s6" Reg. S8.88 ecu sin convenient ways to buy 7a 05 Revo v a c a is a Escus of Cna Geba a Esicar. Master of Paige Arr i Ca to insure the Safe Lite of the structures during the five to seven years needed for replace ment. He estimated million would be spent on Bridge repairs Over the nest decade if they arc not replaced. No death penalty for rape Tallahassee Fla. Up Senate criminal Justice committee has taken away the death penalty for rape and re defined the offence to cover All forms of sexual the committee Friday approved legislation intended to make rape convictions easier to obtain by breaking Down types of assaults into four categories of sexual Battery. The Bill sponsored by sen. Lori Wilson i Merritt Island provides that past sexual con duct of the victim May be Dis cussed in the jury s absence so that a judge can determine whether it is related to the pending prosecution. If the defense can establish that the rape victim is promiscuous. Or May have enticed the assailant or consented to the and. That testimony May be Given to the jury. The Bill also eliminates references to the sex of the Vic Tim. So that homosexual As Sault can be considered forms of sexual batten1." sen. Wilson in the original Bill had provided the death Penally for assaults on children under 10. And a life sentence for attacks on persons Over 10. The committee eliminated the death penalty provision. The sentence for the most cruel forms of rape would now be a life felony rather than a capital How should Florida treat Vietnam vets hiding a Bill behind his Back rep. Dennis Mcdonald a St. Petersburg talks Wilh rules chairman rep. Murray Dubbin a Miami As the Florida legislature ends up the sixth week of the 1974 session. Up telephoto Dickinson raps methods of irs Tallahassee Fla. Up Senle comptroller Fred. 0. Dick Inson or. Is absolutely confident he has not violated in come tax Law. Hul resents the Way the internal Revenue serv ice is investigating him. A Federal grand jury in Tampa led by . Attorney John Briggs is looking into Dickinson s personal finances As Well As he procedures he used to Issue Bank Charters. As comptroller Dickinson has sole control Over the issuing of Char ters. I am absolutely confident of my innocence of any income tax violation and am convinced of the absolute cleanliness of my banking Dickinson said Friday. Does your estate heed we caution you about letting a Friend or relative administer your estate. Sure they Are conscientious and their advice is free but is it really Worth it you never get something for nothing. Also Are they always available and Able to act think about it. Now come to us and we with the advice of your attorney will help you mend a situation that might later Lead to mishandling and neglect. We have to charge fees for administering estates but they Are set by Law. It s the same no matter who does the Job and we re experienced from having handled a multitude of estates. We know How Best and most economically to administer them and we Are always available. Do come in soon. A warm Welcome awaits you. Your financial partner in Progress first National Bank of fort Pierce 300 South oth so ret. Port Pierce Florida 33450 Telephone 464-0050 a first ban shares Bank a but i do resent the ills tac pics Anil their slipping Down to for n grand jury lie said. Why is this investigation in Tampa Why is Briggs handling former gov. Farris Bry and. Two o Dickinson s assist ants a former Law partner and some of the state s top Bankers have Lieen questioned by the grand jury. Dickinson appeared briefly in answer to a subpoena then left. Dickinson charged he is the target of a political Melee to discredit me with the people of Florida on lire eve of qualifying for and said any investigation of his Agency should be held before a grand jury in Tallahassee. He recalled thai Briggs was the . Attorney criticized by sen. Henry Jackson a washing ton. For failing to push dirty tricks charges against Donald ser Clit. One of the figures in the watergate scandal. I was senator Jackson s leading Florida supporter when Jackson bid for the presidential nomination. Dickinson said. Tallahassee Fla. Rep. Grover Robinson in d Pensacola the Only House Mem Berlo fight in Vietnam says he is Uncertain about How Flo Rida should Reward its veterans who served in Indochina. Robinson As a lieutenant in Vietnam during 1966 67, led an infantry airborne unit and won a Bronze Star for valor. He says he is against a Pend ing Bill which would give vet Erans free tuition at state universities but he feels the stale should take some action to Aid men who served in Vietnam. I m extremely perplexed about this Issue since i guess i m about the Only legislator who can personally relate to both sides of the said Robinson 31, a freshman Law maker. The vels need help bul i Don t think it is practical from a financial viewpoint to give free tuition at the Bill would allow fee waivers for veterans who served in Vietnam and who spent at least 18 months in the military. The free tuition would be Good for 36 months of schooling and could be used along Wilh the Federal go Bill presently a month for single veterans. Tui Tion is presently per Quarter for Florida residents. House appropriations chair Man Marshall Harris d Miami strongly opposed he Bill. Wilh approximately Viel world almanac facts Nam vets presently enrolled As full Lime students in Florida Harris feels he waiver could be extremely costly for state universities which already face stiff budget cuts from lawmakers Harris who served two years in the army during the korean War sees veterans benefits As primarily a Federal Issue not a state one. More pressure should be applied to Congress and the veterans and minis i ration to increase the i Bill and provide belter benefits for sex servicemen said Harris. But Robinson views the prob Lem in a different Light. The slate owes an obligation to ils veterans since Florida is a part of the United states and we did represent the slate when we were Over there said Robinson. You just can t locally forget a Guy who devoted a year or two of his life for the country especially in a controversial Robinson strongly opposes Cash bonuses for veterans a system used in other states. The bonuses which Range from to around the country fail to significantly help veterans receive educational or vocational training he says. Rep Carl Ogden d Jack Sonville chairman of he finance and taxation committee says he will ask his commit tee next week to Amend the Bill giving veterans a 50 per cent tuition reduction. A partial waiver says Ogden will Aid Veter ans Wilh financial hardships and May not significantly Hurt uni Versilia budgets. Robinson thinks a partial fee waiver might be a satisfactory Compromise to the veterans dilemma. I the weather i Naii Otil Sta that set act Foi Ecail 10 7 to f m the Molotov cocktail is a Home made bomb. It was invented by the finns who used it against the Kus Sian army which invaded Finland on nov. 30, 1939. The world almanac recalls. The cocktail consisted of a Bol Lle filled liquid will a slow match protruding from the lop. After Hilling a Lank the bottle would break Ami the Burn ing liquid would spread Over the tank s Armor. Molotov was the russian Premier and foreign minister. Are you parents of 1 a 3 or 4 year old perhaps you might wish to i enrol your child in the fall s term of a Nursery program s that will provide a balance in social development physical development Art. Crofts. And music classes Are held won., wed. Fri. 9 . To noon Dalene Price director the presbyterian Church 735 Orange ave. Evening classes monday and wednesday starts won., May 13th . To . The modern easy Way to a More interesting Job Speed writing Abc shorthand yes it s easy to quickly Slep into a glamorous Well paid secretarial position. Only at our school cart you learn Speed riling the modern shorthand Hal uses the familiar abcs not strange symbols. Day or evening classes. Nationwide free ultime placement service. Visit phone or while 461-3586 student Loans East coast College 80 90 up wea1he1 for Wasl for period ending 7 . Today sunday will find showers and or rain along the North and mid Pacific coastal area and from Northern Florida northward throughout the Atlantic coastal states. Clear to partly Cloudy elsewhere. Maximum temperatures include Atlanta 79, Boston 57, Chicago 64, Cleveland 69, Dallas 83, Denver 80, Duluth 51, Houston 87, Jacksonville 87, Kan Sas City 78, Little Rock 81, los Angeles 70, Miami 88, Minneapolis 59, new Orleans 84, new York 63, Phoenix 98, san Francisco 61, Seattle 57, St. Louis 71 and Washington 74 degrees. 1 121 North 2nj strut fort Nurce Fla. South Bridge tides today High . Low . Tomorrow High . Low . Jetty tides two hours earlier local data Friday High Low rainfall May to Date bar Omeler Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow zone forecast zones 1 2 partly Cloudy Wilh a slight Chance of Thunder showers sunday. Clearing Sun Day Naglit fair and mild Mon Day. Rain probability 20 per cent sunday. Zones 3 4 partly Cloudy Wilh a Chance of thundershowers sunday. Gearing sunday night. Fair and mild monday. Rain probability 30 per cent sunday. Zones 5 6 mostly Cloudy through sunday. Showers and scattered thundershowers Likely ending sunday. Monday partly Cloudy. Rain probability 30 per cent sunday. Zone 7 mostly Cloudy through sunday. Showers and scattered thundershowers Likely ending by Lale sunday. Monday partly Cloudy. Rain probability 60 per cent sunday. Zones 8-9-considerable Cloud iness through monday. Show ers and scattered thundershowers Likely ending by late Sun Day. Rain probability 60 per cent sunday. Zones 10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17 considerable cloudiness through monday Wilh a Chance of thundershowers. Rain probability 50 per cent sunday and 20 per cent sunday night. Zones 18-19-21-considerable cloudiness through monday with a Chance of thundershowers. Rain probability 40 per cent sunday and 30 per cent sunday night zones 20-22-23-partly Cloudy through monday with a slight Chance of showers. Rain prob ability 20 per cell sunday and 20. Per cent sunday night. By United press International today is sunday May 12, the 132nd Day of 1974 with 233 to follow. The Moon is approaching its last Quarter. The morning stars Are Venus and Jupiter. The evening stars Are Mer Cury Mars and Saturn. Those born on this Date in history Are under the sign of Taurus. Florence Nightingale the British nurse who founded modern nursing was born May 12, 1820. On this Day in history in 1922, the Magazine radio broadcast commented Rale of increase in the number who spend at least part of an evening listening to radio is almost in 1937, George i was crowned King of England succeeding his brother Edward who abdicated to marry Ameri can Divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson. In 1949, soviet authorises announced the end of a land blockade of Berlin that had lasted 328 Days and whose off cols had been Ocul realized by the famed Berlin in 1963, president John Kennedy ordered Federal troops into Birmingham ala., after an outbreak of civil rights rioting. A thought for the Day Scollish essayist Thomas car Lyle said adversity is some times hard upon a Man. But for one Man who can stand Prosperity there Are a Hundred who will stand

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