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Fogarty, Fred, real estate editor, the Miami (Fla.) Herald.

Frear, Samuel T., formerly with the Eugene (Oreg.) Register-Guard..

Hoffman, J. R., vice president, National Better Business Bureau, Inc.-
Hynes, Kenneth N., chief, East Coast Section, American Republics Divi-

sion. Office of International Regional Economics, Bureau of Interna-
tional Commerce; accompanied by Alan Kay, Office of General Counsel,

Department of Commerce.

Jeffreys, Herndon P., Jr., American Realty Service Corp., Richmond, Va--

Kossack, Nathaniel E., First Assistant, Criminal Division, Department of

Justice; accompanied by Herbert Edelhertz, Chief, Fraud Section ---

McCulloch, Robert P., Jr., vice president, McCulloch Properties, Inc., Los

Angeles, Calif.

Mondale, Walter F., U.S. Senator from the State of Minnesota -

Paulson, Morton C., business editor, News-Journal, Daytona Beach, Fla -

Selig, Stanley, Selig Brothers Real Estate Co., Indianapolis, Ind..

Shipley, Carlton L., attorney, Washington, D.C..
Smathers, Ralph, president and general manager, Better Business Bureau

of South Florida..
Van Horn, Alton W., president, New Jersey Real Estate Commission..
Wenig, Herbert E., assistant attorney general, State of California. -

LETTERS, STATEMENTS, AND DATA
American Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; statement on information for

prospective investors in Brazilian real estate---
American Realty and Petroleum Corp.:

Letter to the committee, from Irving W. Blum, president, dated July

5, 1966..-

Prepared statement-

Arizona Association of Realtors; letter of W. J. B. Schimfessel, secretary-

treasurer, to the National Association of Real Estate Boards..
Barron's (Boston, Mass.) article dated June 13, 1966, entitled, “Sand in

Their Shoes—Some Well-Heeled Interests Lately Have Come on Down

to Florida”.

Bennett, Wallace F., U.S. Senator from the State of Utah; letters to:

Cohen, Manuel F., Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dixon, Paul Rand, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission.

O'Brien, Lawrence F., Postmaster General.--

Udall, Stewart L., Secretary of the Interior.

Weaver, Robert C., Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban

Development..

California, State of:

Real Estate Association; letter from Donald McClure, to the National

Association of Real Estate Boards

Report on Out-of-State Subdivision Activities; prepared by the Divi-

sion of Real Estate, Headquarters Subdivision Section, Sacramento,

Calif...

Statements of:

Elias, Claude E., Jr., coauthor of "The Remote Subdivision-

Economic and Legal Aspects of Land Sales Promotion”.

Gordon, Milton G., real estate commissioner -

Grebler, Leo, director, real estate research program, University

of California

Hickerson, Marcus R., Azusa, Calif., president, Holly Corp.

Lynch, Thomas C., attorney general.

McCulloch, Robert P., Jr., vice president, McCulloch Properties,

Inc.

Mendelsohn, N. K., president, California City Development Co.,

Los Angeles

Warren, William D., coauthor of “The Remote Subdivision-

Economic and Legal Aspects of Land Sales Promotion":

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Colorado, State of:

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Association of Real Estate Boards; letter from Phil E. Berg, to John

C. Williamson, secretary-counsel, the Realtors Washington Com-

mittee...

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Statements of:

Bell, W. Dan, president and general manager, Denver Area
Business Bureau..

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Hogan, Mark A., State house of representatives.

386
Wheeler, John R. P., State house of representatives.

385
Commerce, U.S. Department of; information for prospective investors in
Brazilian real estate.

356
Cooley, Leland Frederick and Lee Morrison Cooley, Laguna Beach, Calif.,
letter statement to the committee, dated August 12, 1966.--

428

Cooper, John A., president, National Association of Community and Land

Developers, statement of ..

72

Department of Housing and Urban Development; letter from Robert C.

Weaver, Secretary, to Senators Thurmond, Bennett, and Hickenlooper.. 308
Department of the Interior; letter from Charles F. Luce, Acting Secretary,
to Senators Thurmond, Bennett, and Hickenlooper.

306
District of Columbia Real Estate Commission, letter statement to the com-
mittee from Kenneth Back, chairman, dated June 22, 1966...

388

Dun's Review and Modern Industry; article entitled “ 'Executive' Land

Boom in the Caribbean; But Too Much of it Comes From ‘Site Unseen'

Buying”

128

Elias, Claude E., Jr., and William D. Warren; summary of research reports

on “The Remote Subdivision-Economic and Legal Aspects of Land

Sales Promotion”.

362

Federal Trade Commission; letter from Paul Rand Dixon, Chairman, to

Senators Thurmond, Bennett, and Hickenlooper...

307

Florida, State of:

Bertoch, Carl A., executive director, Florida Installment Land Sales

Board:

Letter to Senator Harrison A. Williams, Jr., dated June 28, 1966.. 176

Prepared statement...

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Proposed Uniform Land Sales Practices Act..

150

Response to questions of the committee, dated July 19, 1966. 177

Summary of meeting in Washington, January 6 and 7, 1966. 174

Colonial Acres; excerpt of advertising material from..

135

Fogarty, Fred, real estate editor, Miami Herald:

Answers to questions of the committee...

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Golden Palm Acres:

Deebo, John, letter to committee.

42

Letterhead of and descriptive literature.

40

Map showing location of

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Green, Juanita, reporter, Miami Herald, statement on installment
land sales practices.

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Illustration of graph by Florida Business Research, Inc.

339
Photographs of Florida swamp-

35, 319
Series of articles in Miami Herald

332

Paulson, Morton C., business editor Daytona Beach News-Journal:

Answers to questions of committee

17

Land firms map heavily accenting proposed toll road

317

Letter from Don Lander, county agent, Collier County Agri-

cultural Department, Naples...

314

Letter from M. P. Nelson, Florida Real Estate Trends & Exchange
Mart, dated April 22, 1966.

321

Picture of Florida swamp--

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Reproduction of advertisement for telephone salesmen in classified

section of Miami Herald.--

315

Persons, Todd B., court house editor, Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel:

Letter to Senator Harrison A. Williams Jr., dated July 1, 1966.

327

Series of newspaper articles in Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel

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Report of the Governor's Committee on Interstate Land Sales -

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Florida, State of-Continued

Rocket City:

Helicopter ride reservation form.-

Cover of brochure

Statements of:

Doheny, David, secretary and general counsel, General Develop-

ment Corp., Miami, Fla...

Doyle, Robert H., executive director, East Central Florida

Regional Planning Council..-

Greenwood, Warren L., past president, Daytona Beach Board of

Realtors --

Rothenberg, Morton, secretary and general counsel, Installment

Land Sales & Development Association of Florida, Inc.

Totterdale, Robert L., president, Bahamas & West Indies

Properties, Inc...

Fogarty, Fred, real estate editor, Miami Herald, series of newspaper

articles..

Frear, Sam, reporter, Eugene (Oreg.) Register-Guard, series of news-

paper_articles.
Green, Juanita, reporter, Miami Herald:

Series of newspaper articles.

Statement on installment land sales practices.

Gulf American Land Corp.:

Affidavit of Samuel Colding -

CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite; transcript of broadcast -

Christ Lutheran Church, Cape Coral, Fla., letter statement of

Everett P. Bunck, pastor..

Green, Juanita, reporter, Miami Herald, series of newspaper articles..
Letters to the committee from:

Carmine, W. H., Jr., vice president, dated August 13 and 15,

1966.
Rosen, Leonard, chairman of the board, dated August 16 and 17,

1966..

Petrie, Granville E., realtor, Cape Coral, Fla., letter statement to

committee

Prepared statement, by Leonard Rosen, chairman of the board.

River Ranch Acres; property report.-

St. Andrew's Church, Cape Coral, Fla., letter statement of Rev.

Esteban G. Soy-

Temple Beth-El, Cape Coral, Fla., letter statement of Rabbi Simon

Friedeman.

Hickenlooper, Bourke B., U.S. Senator from the State of Iowa; letters to:

Cohen, Manuel F., Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission -

Dixon, Paul Rand, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission.

O'Brien, Lawrence F., Postmaster General.

Udall, Stewart L., Secretary of the Interior.

Weaver, Robert C., Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban

Development.

Hicks, S. H., Eagle Hurst Ranch, Huzzah, Mo., letter to Senator Stuart

Symington, dated June 17, 1966.-

Hines, Needham Christopher, letter statement to the committee, dated

August 18, 1966...

Hoffman, Bob, vice president, National Better Business Bureau, Inc.,

answers to questions of the committee..

Indiana, State of:

Dickson, T. C., administrator, Indiana Real Estate Commission:

Letters from Senator Williams dated June 30 and July 13, 1966.-

Letters to the committee, dated July 6 and 18, 1966-

Selig, Stanley, Selig Bros. Real Estate Co., Indianapolis:

MacArthur, Douglas II, Assistant Secretary for Congressional

Relations, Department of State, letter to the committee dated

August 17, 1966. -

Newspaper ad in El Dorado, Ark.

Photograph of front cover of advertising literature for Brazilian

land sales.

Prepared statement -
Washburn, Robert S., executive vice president, United States Land,

Inc., Indianapolis; statement of...

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Jeffreys, Herndon P., Jr., letter to the committee including suggested

amendments to S. 2672..

Kossack, Nathaniel E., First Assistant, Criminal Division, Department of

Justice, prepared statement.

Lakeshore Corp.:

Action against by:

State of Washington.

State of Vermont.

Black Lake Shores; sample letter sent to prospective customers.
Hansen, Art, assistant attorney general, State of Washington, letter

statement to the committee....
Lake Champlain Estates; sample letter sent to prospective customers.
Letter from Fay P. Chamberlin, town clerk, Grand Isle, Vt., to Ver-

mont Real Estate Board..
Letters from Vermont Real Estate Board, Georgia M. Armstrong,

executive secretary.
Letter to Georgia M. Armstrong, executive secretary, Vermont Real

Estate Board.
Vermont Real Estate Board: letter to committee from Georgia Ň.

Armstrong, executive secretary ---

National Association of Home Builders; letter statement of Larry Black-

mon, president, dated June 30, 1966.

National Better Business Bureau Inc., response to questions of committee.

National Association of Real Estate Boards; letters from:

Arizona Association of Realtors..

California Real Estate Association.

Colorado Association of Real Estate Boards..
National FHA Apartment Owners Association: Statement of Carl L.

Shipley-

Nevada Department of Commerce, Real Estate Division, letter statement

to the committee by Don McNelley, administrator, dated August 5,

1966..

New Mexico, office of the attorney general, letter statement to committee,

dated July 29, 1966..

Newspaper articles:

Cleveland Plain Dealer:

"Pymatuning 'Dream Area' is Nightmare”,

Real Estate Barnum Finds Fish Everywhere”.

"Shenango Fandago a Slickers' Dance”.

“Shenango 'Frontier' Drainage is Awful, Roads Even Worse”.

“Shenango Lots Not Free BBB Slaps Teasers”.

“They Bought a Summer Paradise * * * But Did They Find

It?

Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal:

“Big Sell Follows Free Dinner-Land Firm Throws a Free

Feed.

Cost of Phones Sales Enormous".

“How's Business? Land Board Pulls in Horns on New Property

Report”

“New Prospectus Adopted; Land Firms Told To Reveal More”.

“Mail Order Land Sale Control”,

“Mail Order Lot Sales Evoke Growing Concern”.

“Reporter Gets the Pitch: Six Sessions With a Long-Distance

Land Hawker".

Denver Post: “Bill Would Control Land Fraud”.

Eugene (Oreg.) Register-Guard:

"Subdividing the Wide Open Spaces”,

“Subdividing the Wide Open Spaces: II—Just a Little Farm of

Their Own"

"Subdividing the Wide Open Spaces: III—Happiness Is Five

Acres of Anything”.

“Subdividing the Wide Open Spaces: Conclusion-Buy Land,

Yes-But Wisely”.

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Newspaper articles—Continued

Miami Herald:

Agents' Get-Rich Pitch Lures Tourists To Buy”.

“Art Copies Add a Subtle Land Sales Touch”.

“Can Counties Cope With Sales Giant?”.

"Faith in the Small Buyer Keeps Land Firm Booming'

“Golden Gate: A Wonder in the Wilderness?",

“Gulf America: A Controversial Sales Giant".

"Investing in Acreage?-It May Take Years Before Investment

Nets a Profit"

“Land Sellers Angling With a Wide Net”.

“On Land Sales—Showdown Vote Faced by ILSB”.

“Shady Image in Land Sales”.

“State Watchdog Under Discussion”.

“$295 Buys a Piece of Golden Palm 'Swamp'

Newark (N.J.) Evening News:

“Florida Land Sale Firm Leaves State".
"Little Protection-Buying Property Afar Risky Business”,

"Swamp Land Sold-Florida Agency Probes New Jersey Firm”.

Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel:

“Among Loyal Rocket City Residents: Civic Pride Plentiful”.

"Hope Still Remains in Rocket City”

“Rocket City-Dreamers' Dilemma”.

“Rocket City Issue Involved; Fraud Charged in Stock Sale”.

Times-Argus, Barre-Montpelier, Vt.: "Health Board Expected to

Press Sewage Control”.
Wall Street Journal: “Land Companies Toss Parties To Push Sales of

Homes and Plots".
North Dakota Real Estate Commission, letter statement to committee from

Edward Heer, Secretary-Treasurer, dated July 8, 1966. -
Oregon, State of:
Frear, Samuel T., formerly with the Eugene (Oreg.) Register-Guard:

Answers to questions of the committee.

Photographs of land in eastern part of the State.
Jensen, Robert J., real estate commissioner, letter statement to the

committee, dated July 6, 1966.--

Sample report.-

Persons, Todd, reporter, Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel; series of newspaper

articles..

Polanco-Abreu, Santiago, U.S. House of Representatives, letter statement

to the committee, dated August 22, 1966..

Post Office Department:

Abuses, Omissions, or Misrepresentations in Interstate Mail Order

Sales Promotion Literature and Documents.

Montague, H. B., Chief Postal Inspector:

Letter to the committee, dated June 23, 1966..
Statement before the Senate Special Committee on Aging Sub-

committee on Frauds and Misrepresentation Affecting the

Elderly
O'Brien, Lawrence F., Postmaster General, letter to Senators Thur-

mond, Bennett, and Hickenlooper..
Securities and Exchange Commission, letter from Manuel F. Cohen, chair-

man, to Senators Thurmond, Bennett, and Hickenlooper.
Special Committee on Aging of the U.S. Senate; Report of the Subcom-

mittee on Frauds and Misrepresentation Affecting the Elderly.-

State property report samples:

California..

Florida

Oregon.

Utah..

Symington, Stuart, U.S. Senator from the State of Missouri; letter from

S. H. Hicks, Eagle Hurst Ranch, dated June 17, 1966.

Thurmond, Strom, U.S. Senator from the State of South Carolina; letters

to:

Cohen, Manuel F., Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission..

Dixon, Paul Rand, Chairman Federal Trade Commission...

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